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Ep 18: Leading with Passion & Creativity with Nicole Quiroga, GM, Telemundo

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

If you want to witness a leader’s passion and authentic expression at its fullest, you must hear Nicole Quiroga’s interview! A daughter of Latino immigrants, Nicole grew up in a warm, affectionate, emotive household and built her career at a company that helps her stay connected to her roots. Her leadership style is a beautiful blend of passion, kindness, creativity and a dash of Latin flare!

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Ep 12: Transforming Philanthropy with Nicky Goren, CEO, Meyer Foundation

Thursday, August 11th, 2016

“Do I stay in my comfort zone and enjoy the expertise I created or walk through a new door where I don’t know anything?” is a question Nicky Goren frequently asks herself… and then walks right through the new door. She has consistently left jobs she loved and bosses who nurtured and mentored her in pursuit of new opportunities to make an even bigger difference. As the fearless leader of the Meyer Foundation Nicky is committed to transforming conversations (and mindsets) around some of the most complex and potentially controversial issues – from race to the future of philanthropy!

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Ep 7: Roots of Leadership with Lidia Soto-Harmon, CEO, Girl Scouts

Sunday, May 15th, 2016

Lidia has spent a great deal of her life in the “hyphen” between her Cuban roots and America life as an adult. She attributes much of who she has become to her family – ancestors, parents, husband and children. The result is an amazing leader focused on authenticity, service, learning and changing the world!

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How Travel Can Make You a Better Leader

Wednesday, March 16th, 2016

Just so I can get the confession out of the way – yours and mine – I just returned from a fantastic week in Mexico City. I left several days after launching the podcast that I’ve been working on obsessively between clients and sleep for months. There was still so much to do, I struggled in deciding whether to go.

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Crossing Borders

Thursday, June 18th, 2015

Twelve years ago a friend working in a publishing company asked me to share my immigration story in a book for grade-schoolers.  I remember answering all kinds of questions about my family’s immigration journey and, along with childhood pictures in the former Soviet Union and subsequent life in the U.S, it was all published in […]

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Multi-Cultural Skills Can Make or Break Business Deals

Sunday, March 16th, 2008

This article in Houston Chronicle discusses the importance of recruiting and hiring Third Culture Kids (TCK) as employees, especially when striving to do business overseas http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/business/sixel/5615068.html. For those not familiar with the term, TCK are adults who had lived abroad for significant periods of time and thus have intimate knowledge not only of the other […]

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