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Conversations with Connors is a NetWorkWise podcast. NetWorkWise is the premier online learning/training platform for the professional networking space. We provide the education, tools & resources that not only teaches you how to build world class relationships but we have also created a certification that credentials your high level of social capital.

In Conversations with Connors, host Adam Connors talks with some of the most successful individuals across all industries to let them tell their story. But most importantly, Connors makes sure to ask his guests how they have built, maintained, and cultivated their relationships in order to achieve high levels of success and remain successful.

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Conversations with Connors is a NetWorkWise podcast. NetWorkWise is the premier online learning/training platform for the professional networking space. We provide the education, tools & resources that not only teaches you how to build world class relationships but we have also created a certification that credentials your high level of social capital.

In Conversations with Connors, host Adam Connors talks with some of the most successful individuals across all industries to let them tell their story. But most importantly, Connors makes sure to ask his guests how they have built, maintained, and cultivated their relationships in order to achieve high levels of success and remain successful.

    Kristy Wallace: Elevating Her Network

    Kristy Wallace: Elevating Her Network

    Kristy Wallace is the CEO of Ellevate Network, and is responsible for executing Ellevate Network’s mission of changing the culture of business from the inside out by providing professional women with a supportive community to lean on and learn from.
    She directs the Network’s staff, is responsible for business growth and strategy, and works closely with Ellevate's Chapter Leaders, Business Partners, and Champions to further Ellevate's impact. Kristy is host of the Ellevate Podcast: Conversations with Women Changing the Face of Business and is also a regular speaker and thought leader on Leadership, Diversity, Social Entrepreneurship, Networking, and Entrepreneurialism.
    Most recently, Kristy was recognized as a Woman of Influence by the New York Business Journal. Kristy strives to support women and girls in achieving their dreams. She is an Angel Investor with Pipeline Angels, an organization creating capital for women and non-binary femme social entrepreneurs; a Member of the UN Women Global Innovation Coalition for Change; an Advisor for the 92Y Women in Power Fellowship for Rising Female Leaders; on the Advisory Council for the Villanova University Innovation, Creativity, and Entrepreneurship Institute; Co-Chair of the Leadership Advisory Board for the Girl Scouts of Greater NYC; and a Board Member at Workforce Professionals Training Institute.
    Prior to joining Ellevate, Kristy was a founding team member of Zeel.com, where she oversaw operations, business modeling, brand development, partnerships, and fundraising. Prior to Zeel, Kristy served as VP of North America Ad Sales and then GM of International Operations at Vault.com.
    Kristy obtained her BA in English/Sociology from Villanova University and began her career as a financial analyst at KeyBank. A passionate runner, reader and world traveler, Kristy lives in Greenpoint, Brooklyn with her husband and three wonderful children.

    • 1 hr
    Dan Schawbel - Part II: Five Questions with Dan Schawbel

    Dan Schawbel - Part II: Five Questions with Dan Schawbel

    This is part two of our interview with Dan Schawbel. Check out part one if you missed it.
    Dan Schawbel is a New York Times bestselling author and the Managing Partner of Workplace Intelligence, a research and advisory firm helping HR adapt to trends, drive performance and prepare for the future. Dan is the bestselling author of three career books: Back to Human, Promote Yourself and Me 2.0. His new book, Back to Human: How Great Leaders Create Connection in the Age of Isolation, is a Washington Post bestseller and was selected by The Financial Times as the book of the month.
    Through his companies, he’s conducted dozens of research studies and worked with major brands including American Express, GE, Microsoft, Virgin, IBM, Coca Cola, and Oracle. Dan has interviewed over 2,000 of the world’s most successful people, including Warren Buffett, Anthony Bourdain, Jessica Alba, will.i.am, Michael Bloomberg, Chelsea Handler, Colin Powell, Sheryl Sandberg, and Arnold Schwarzenegger. He is the host of “5 Questions”, a podcast where he interviews a variety of world-class humans by asking them 5 questions in less than 15 minutes.
    In addition, he has written countless articles for Forbes, Fortune, TIME, The Economist, Quartz, The World Economic Forum, The Harvard Business Review, The Guardian, and others that have combined generated over 15 million views. Considered “one of today’s more dynamic young entrepreneurs” by Inc. Magazine, Schawbel has been profiled or quoted in over 2,000 media outlets, such as NBC’s “The Today Show” and “Nightly News”, Fox News’s “Fox & Friends”, MSNBC’s “Your Business,” The Steve Harvey Show, The Wall Street Journal, People Magazine, Wired Magazine, GQ, The Economist, and NPR.
    He has been recognized on several lists including Inc. Magazine’s “30 Under 30”, Forbes Magazine’s “30 Under 30”, Business Insider’s “40 Under 40”, BusinessWeek’s “20 Entrepreneurs You Should Follow,” and as one of Workforce Magazine’s “Game Changers”. 
    Schawbel is a featured expert in the upcoming documentary “The Revolution Generation”, which is directed by Josh Tickell and narrated by actress Michelle Rodriguez.

    • 24 min
    Dan Schawbel: A Workplace Trendsetter

    Dan Schawbel: A Workplace Trendsetter

    Dan Schawbel is a New York Times bestselling author and the Managing Partner of Workplace Intelligence, a research and advisory firm helping HR adapt to trends, drive performance and prepare for the future. Dan is the bestselling author of three career books: Back to Human, Promote Yourself and Me 2.0. His new book, Back to Human: How Great Leaders Create Connection in the Age of Isolation, is a Washington Post bestseller and was selected by The Financial Times as the book of the month.
    Through his companies, he’s conducted dozens of research studies and worked with major brands including American Express, GE, Microsoft, Virgin, IBM, Coca Cola, and Oracle. Dan has interviewed over 2,000 of the world’s most successful people, including Warren Buffett, Anthony Bourdain, Jessica Alba, will.i.am, Michael Bloomberg, Chelsea Handler, Colin Powell, Sheryl Sandberg, and Arnold Schwarzenegger. He is the host of “5 Questions”, a podcast where he interviews a variety of world-class humans by asking them 5 questions in less than 15 minutes.
    In addition, he has written countless articles for Forbes, Fortune, TIME, The Economist, Quartz, The World Economic Forum, The Harvard Business Review, The Guardian, and others that have combined generated over 15 million views. Considered “one of today’s more dynamic young entrepreneurs” by Inc. Magazine, Schawbel has been profiled or quoted in over 2,000 media outlets, such as NBC’s “The Today Show” and “Nightly News”, Fox News’s “Fox & Friends”, MSNBC’s “Your Business,” The Steve Harvey Show, The Wall Street Journal, People Magazine, Wired Magazine, GQ, The Economist, and NPR.
    He has been recognized on several lists including Inc. Magazine’s “30 Under 30”, Forbes Magazine’s “30 Under 30”, Business Insider’s “40 Under 40”, BusinessWeek’s “20 Entrepreneurs You Should Follow,” and as one of Workforce Magazine’s “Game Changers”. 
    Schawbel is a featured expert in the upcoming documentary “The Revolution Generation”, which is directed by Josh Tickell and narrated by actress Michelle Rodriguez.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Dr. Wayne Baker: Reciprocity is Generosity

    Dr. Wayne Baker: Reciprocity is Generosity

    Wayne Baker is an American sociologist, author, consultant, and speaker. He is the Robert P. Thome Professor of Business Administration at the University of Michigan Ross School Of Business, and Faculty Director of the Center for Positive Organizations. He is a co-founder and board member of Give and Take, Inc., a provider of tools based on his new book, ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS ASK.Prior to joining the Michigan faculty, he was on the faculty at the University of Chicago business school. He earned his Ph.D. in sociology from Northwestern University and was a post-doctoral research fellow at Harvard University. Dr. Baker resides in Ann Arbor, Michigan, with his wife, their son, and a Birman cat.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Kacy Duke: Movement is a Privilege

    Kacy Duke: Movement is a Privilege

    Kacy Duke is a renowned celebrity personal trainer who’s been called New York City’s “best trainer” and “top workout guru.” Known for her insightful training techniques for the body and soul, trainer-to-the stars Kacy’s worked with many of the entertainment world’s most high profile names, including Kate Beckinsale, Dakota Johnson, Bebe Rexha, Lenny Kravitz, Gwen Stefani, Sean “P. Diddy” Combs, Bruce Willis, Iman, Josh Brolin, Julianne Moore, Denzel Washington, Maxwell, Kiefer Sutherland and Rachel Weitz, to name a few.
    Her philosophy? No matter who you are, big-name celebrity or civilian, “I always say it starts with love. As in love the body you have, to get the body you want,” says Duke, “the goal is to train your body to do what needs to be done to keep it healthy and strong, so skip the negative self-talk and focus instead on your mindset, the motivation and the movement.”
    With a client list that reads like red carpet who’s who, Kacy Duke is also one of the industry’s most sought-after personal trainers and fitness consultants, and one of the founding Creative Directors of Equinox Fitness Clubs. Using her insightful training techniques for body and soul, she has developed numerous innovative fitness programs for Equinox and for corporations in North America, Japan, and throughout Europe.
    Most recently, Kacy served as the fitness spokesperson for Simple Skincare and was a member of their prestigious Advisory Board. She has served as a spokesperson for Dove Deodorant, Kellogg's, Nike and LifeFitness vitamins. Kacy has appeared on national programs including Today, The Rachael Ray Show and Good Morning America Health, CBS Morning News, Good Housekeeping TV and countless local news programs.
    Kacy is a frequent contributor to a number of high- profile publications including Elle, Essence, Fitness, In Style, Shape and Vogue and is the author of The Show It Love Workout (McGraw- Hill).
    “Movement is a privilege. If you can move, you must!” – Kacy Duke, Celebrity Trainer

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Eric Standop: Bringing New Meaning to "Face Value"

    Eric Standop: Bringing New Meaning to "Face Value"

    Eric Standop started his career in the entertainment business, and has worked as a marketing executive in the television, cinema, and computer gaming industries. Due to serious health problems, he quit his job and changed his life. Eric is a speaker, advisor and face reader who offers his knowledge to help others be the best version of themselves.
    Eric has over fifteen years of experience in facial diagnosis and face reading. He studied three different types of Chinese face reading with a Chinese Master, two types of European techniques under one of the last Masters in Europe and one South American technique. He is also trained in micro expression and body language. These techniques have been practiced for thousands of years in different cultures around the world. 
    Eric founded the Global Face Reading Academy and has taught students from all walks of life. He has written 16 books in six different languages and his latest book Read the Face has just been released.

    • 1 hr 24 min

Customer Reviews

Jokgga ,

Solid information and extremely useful

This is the type of podcast you listen to on your commute to work. Whether you need motivation or insight on networking, this podcast will help you get to the next level.

Tchyk ,

100%

Adam Connors is THE PERSON to talk to about being NetWork Wise. Love the content, keep it up!

Nick Alfier ,

Excellent Podcast!

Adam’s podcast is fantastic. He has a unique ability to quickly relate to his guests, which makes for very lively conversations. Trust me when I say that you will always feel engaged. The back and forth dialogue is refreshing and makes for a great listen. The best part is that there are insights gained from each episode that you can actually apply to your own life. I would highly recommend Conversations with Connors to anyone.

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