Sam Smolik; “The Power of Goal Zero”

Sam Smolik; “The Power of Goal Zero”

Video Version About the Podcast My guest today is Sam Smolik, SVP Americas Manufacturing (retired) for LyondellBasell and author of the book, “The Power of Goal Zero“. After his retirement, Sam decided to share the lessons learned during his journey and years of experience – the best practices and techniques for achieving Operational Excellence –…

William Bierce; “Smarter Business Exits”

William Bierce; “Smarter Business Exits”

Video Version About the Podcast In this episode of “State of Readiness”, I welcome William Bierce, co-founder of Bierce & Kenerson PC and author of the book, “Smarter Business Exits“. I have known Bill for some time. He is a multi-faceted and worldly individual who is engaging in conversation on many topics. The topic of discussion…

Michael F Schein; Author of “The Hype Handbook”

Michael F Schein; Author of “The Hype Handbook”

Video Version About the Podcast In this episode of “State of Readiness”, I welcome Michael F. Schein; author of The Hype Handbook and the Head Hype Man at MicroFame Media. We met at a “non-conference” in Saratoga Springs in the summer of 2021 where Michael was speaking about “hype”. When Michael graduated from university (much…

John Bicknell; CEO and Founder of More Cowbell Unlimited

John Bicknell; CEO and Founder of More Cowbell Unlimited

Video Version About the Podcast My guest today is John Bicknell, CEO and Founder of More Cowbell Unlimited. Our conversation focuses on processes and the data, and information, that is captured and generated in these systems. But more important, what this information is trying to tell us, how we can hear the messaging, and how it…