Steven Leuschel; Director of Operational Excellence, Guardian Elder Care

Steven Leuschel; Director of Operational Excellence, Guardian Elder Care

Video Version About the Podcast My guest today is Steven Leuschel, Director of Operational Excellence at Guardian Elder Care, with a network of elderly care facilities located across Western Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Eastern Ohio. Steven and I had met at the Operational Excellence Summit at the Kennametal Center for Operational Excellence at Saint Vincent…

David Mackey; Senior Manager, AbbVie

David Mackey; Senior Manager, AbbVie

Video Version About the Podcast I invite David Mackey is a senior manager at AbbVie presently responsible for the implementation of the SAP “procure to pay” processes at AbbVie. Previously, he was the Director of Operational Excellence at Pharmacyclics (a subsidiary of AbbVie). In addition to AbbVie, he has had senior leadership roles at Genentech…

Brent Gleeson; Navy SEAL and Author of “Taking Point” and “Embrace the Suck”

Brent Gleeson; Navy SEAL and Author of “Taking Point” and “Embrace the Suck”

Video version About the Podcast Today I invite back to “State of Readiness”, Brent Gleeson, a Navy SEAL combat veteran and serial entrepreneur. In addition to being a best-selling author of “Taking Point” and his new release, “Embrace the Suck“, Brent has leveraged the principles of leadership, discipline, accountability and resiliency learned in training and…

Carey ‘Vixen’ Lohrenz; US Navy F-14 Fighter Pilot, Entrepreneur, Speaker, and Author

Carey ‘Vixen’ Lohrenz; US Navy F-14 Fighter Pilot, Entrepreneur, Speaker, and Author

Video version About the Podcast My guest today is Carey ‘Vixen’ Lohrenz and was one of the first female F-14 fighter pilots in the United States Navy; call-sign Vixen. Given her experiences, she knows well that inconsistent execution in fast-moving, dynamic environments can generate catastrophic results. Carey has translated her training, leadership, and strategy experience…

David Light; President, Certainty Resources, Ltd.

David Light; President, Certainty Resources, Ltd.

Video version About the Podcast My guest today is Dave Light, owner of Certainty Resources Limited and author of the book, “The Certainty Principle”. We start this episode by exploring David’s meandering journey and how each opportunity, with some tenacity and focus, led him to the next. But his personal transformational moment, the one that…

Aaron Roe; Global Process Owner at Roche

Aaron Roe; Global Process Owner at Roche

Video version About the Podcast I invite Aaron Roe, presently the Process Owner of Customer Experience at Roche Diabetes Care, as my guest on this episode of “State of Readiness“. This is a really great conversation full of enthusiasm and passion. Aaron started his professional career out of tech school at a small start-up weighing…