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Entrepreneurs. CEOs. Leaders. Weekly conversations from The Publishing Authority for the Best Leaders in Business, Forbes Books.

The Forbes Books Podcast Joe Pardavila

    • Business
    • 4.8 • 13 Ratings

Entrepreneurs. CEOs. Leaders. Weekly conversations from The Publishing Authority for the Best Leaders in Business, Forbes Books.

    Featured Guests: Pietro Novelli and Kunaal Chande

    Featured Guests: Pietro Novelli and Kunaal Chande

    The topic of Web3 and the Metaverse has come up several times on the podcast, and on this episode, we're highlighting the work of Mintouge. Joe is joined by co-founders, Pietro Novelli and Kunaal Chande. Pietro and Kunaal discuss how their startup connects luxury brands to their customers and how Mintouge enables brands to deliver customer service post-sale, digitizing physical assets and communicating via a product’s digital twin.

    • 36 min
    Featured Guest: Jim Hunter

    Featured Guest: Jim Hunter

    There’s that old line, 'Those who can, do; those who can't, teach', but that’s a bit of a fallacy, and Joe's guest this week is proving that. His name is Jim Hunter, and he’s been teaching entrepreneurs for decades at the Lubar School of Business at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. But over the course of his entrepreneurial career, he’s founded and run multiple companies and held the roles of CFO, vice president, and director, among others. Jim has an interesting idea; he believes that college is the perfect time to start your business, and he’s written Graduate a CEO to explain why.

    • 32 min
    Featured Guest: Shreya Patel

    Featured Guest: Shreya Patel

    The influence of art in society has been discussed since the first brush strokes were ever made. But since then, much has been debated like Elvis’ swiveling hips, violence in video games, or sexuality on TV. But the course of time has proven that art does have a positive impact on the world. And Joe's guest this week, Shreya Patel, is proving that by creating content that's educational and entertaining, she can empower underdogs everywhere. Shreya is an actress, filmmaker, and the founder of Window Dreams Productions, the award-winning production house that specializes in impact production.

    Connect with Shreya on LinkedIn, Instagram, Twitter.
    And find out more at www.imshreyapatel.com and www.windowdreams.ca

    • 30 min
    Featured Guest: Linda Fitz-Alan

    Featured Guest: Linda Fitz-Alan

    Back in 2011, Tom Cruise went to the UAE to scale the side of the world’s tallest building for one of his Mission Impossible movies. And in 2015, Joe's guest pulled off an equally daunting feat; Linda Fitz-Alan went to the UAE to launch an English Common Law System in Abu Dhabi. Linda is the Registrar and Registrar and Chief Executive of Abu Dhabi Global Market Courts, where she leads the administration and operations of the Court and delivery of the Court’s comprehensive digital services and unique eCourts Platform. Linda shares her journey from Australia to the UAE and the inspiration for her upcoming book that explores the theme of taking chances by telling her own remarkable story.

    • 30 min
    Featured Guests: Kara Dennison and Jack Dennison

    Featured Guests: Kara Dennison and Jack Dennison

    New Year, New You, New Job? If your New Year’s resolution is to get in shape, you sign up for the gym. If you want to save money, you might build a budget. But if you’re looking to make a career change, where do you even start? Nowadays, job searchers are getting an assist from executive and business coaches and this week, Joe is joined by two of them: Kara Dennison, the CEO of Optimized Career Solutions, and Jack Dennison, the COO of Optimized Career Solutions. On the pod, Kara and Jack discuss how they're helping high-achieving professionals gain confidence & take control of their career search and find their dream job.

    The Links: Find out more about Kara and Jack at OptimizedCareerSolutions.com.Connect on LinkedIn, Kara Dennison & Jack Dennison. And follow Kara on TikTok.

    • 40 min
    Featured Guest: Osnat Benari

    Featured Guest: Osnat Benari

    George Elliot said, “It's never too late to be what you might have been.” And Joe's guest this week has admittedly reinvented herself more times than she cared or wanted to count. Osnat Benari is a product leader, strategist, and active advisor and coach for startups and young professionals. She’s also the author of the new book, “Starting from Scratch: Managing Change Like Your Career Depends On It.” In it, she provides the step-by-step process of starting from scratch and everything you need to make change work for you.

    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

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13 Ratings

13 Ratings

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Forbes Books Podcasts

I learned about this podcast when they asked me to do an interview about reverse logistics. After doing the interview with them, I started listening every day on my way to and from work...I really like the way Gregg gets his guests talking and the way he asks the same kinds of questions I would want to ask. It's not all business, because he digs in and gets to the human side of the story too. Thanks for the great content, keep up the good work!

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