AMA Edgewise

In the coming weeks we will be bringing you the insights and voices of recognized thought leaders across a wide range of topics.

Our aim is to provide those essential "nuggets" of perspective that will help you and your organization improve performance, adapt to changing business realities, and prosper in a complex and competitive world.

Josh Sullivan & Angela Zutavern on the Mathematical Corporation

Collaborating to bring in the new phase of tech.

August 18, 2017 / Podcast # 17-33

Josh Sullivan & Angela Zutavern

Machine automation and AI are the way of the future. That might seem frightening but the leaders at the forefront of this movement have been working together to make sure AI is done right. Josh Sullivan & Angela Zutavern, authors of The Mathematical Corporation, join us with stories of exciting new collaborative innovation that is moving forward rapidly.

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Roberta Matuson on Becoming a Magnetic Leader

How to get and keep top talent.

August 11, 2017 / Podcast # 17-32

Roberta Matuson

We talk a lot about great leaders but a leader needs a team working with them. Roberta Matuson has written a new book called The Magnetic Leader and she joins us to talk about her definition of magnetism as well as how to attract, hire, and retain top talent.

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Scott Berkun on the Dance of the Possible

Ways to keep track of all your great ideas.

August 4, 2017 / Podcast # 17-31

Scott Berkun

If you want to be creative you have to keep a journal. It can be electronic or physical but you have to come up with a system for keeping track of all your ideas. So says Scott Berkun, author of The Dance of the Possible, who joins us with that and more tips on turning creative ideas into action.

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Maureen Chiquet on Going Beyond the Label

On how to take the time to decide what you really want.

July 28, 2017 / Podcast # 17-30

Maureen Chiquet

Being authentic is one of the most important leadership skills. It helps others connect with you and helps your own path become more clear when you’re at a crossroads. Maureen Chiquet, author of Beyond the Label, joins us to talk about her journey during her career and how she decided on the career path she took.

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Cheryl Strauss Einhorn on Simplifying Problem Solving

Using the AREA method to make choices with confidence and conviction.

July 21, 2017 / Podcast # 17-29

Cheryl Strauss Einhorn

You’d think with all the technology at our fingertips we’d be making decisions faster than ever. But tech still needs a human driver and we’re as fallible as ever. Cheryl Strauss Einhorn is here with her new book Problem Solved and her AREA method for streamlining solving complex problems.

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Chris Kuenne & John Danner on Knowing Your Growth Type

How your personality will affect your company.

July 14, 2017 / Podcast # 17-28

Chris Kuenne & John Danner

Chris Kuenne & John Danner, co-authors of the new book Built for Growth, have created a new assessment for entrepreneurs and they can you to try it out. They’ve identified the four types of entrepreneurial leaders and how they work. Listen to the episode and then check out their quiz to put the curiosity of who you are in the context of building a business.

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Bonnie Hagemann on Leading with Vision

Becoming an inspirational leader for your team.

July 7, 2017 / Podcast # 17-27

Bonnie Hagemann

Being an inspiring leader seems like an innate quality that some people are just born with. However, it can be taught. Bonnie Hagemann, co-author of Leading with Vision, joins us with some tips on how to get buy-in from your team and become a visionary leader.

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Jeff Rosenblum on Stopping Friction for Your Customers

Stop getting in the way of people who want to give you money.

June 30, 2017 / Podcast # 17-26

Jeff Rosenblum

Friction is an unfortunate part of life but it can be overcome. Jeff Rosenblum, co-director of the new documentary The Naked Brand, joins us to talk about the various kinds of friction we encounter and how brands can remove what is stopping their customers from making purchasing decisions.

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David Braun on Mergers and Acquisitions

Separating the reality from Hollywood.

June 23, 2017 / Podcast # 17-25

David Braun

You’ve probably seen Pretty Woman, Wall Street, or Working Girl and think you have an idea of how mergers and acquisitions work: a big scary company comes to buy a small company and sell it for scrap. David Braun, founder and CEO of Capstone, is here to tell you that is so outside the realm of reality “you could actually call it science fiction.” He joins us on Edgewise to bust some more myths about how mergers and acquisitions work from both sides of the table.

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Crystal Kadakia on The Millennial Myth

Adapting to the changing workforce.

June 16, 2017 / Podcast # 17-24

Crystal Kadakia

There has been and probably always will be a culture clash when a new generation enters the workforce. With new technologies emerging every day, the clash between Millennials and their elders seems more pronounced than ever. Crystal Kadakia, author of the new book The Millennial Myth, joins us to talk about some companies that are accepting the cultural differences between generations and adapting to the changing workforce.

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