August 2017

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/30994.mp3   Royston Guest - Growing Businesses, Unlocking People Potential and Author of Built to Grow: How to deliver accelerated, sustained and profitable business growth [caption id="attachment_21865" align="alignright" width="150"] Royston Guest[/caption] Royston Guest is the CEO of Pti Worldwide, a consultancy and training organisation with a proven track record in delivering people transformation, business growth, and peak performance. From an early age, Royston nurtured his entrepreneurial spirit working in his father’s construction business. Royston kick started his career at the age of 16, enrolling on a construction apprenticeship program. He soon landed at Balfour Beatty, managing high profile projects like the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts, founded by Paul McCartney. Time working in America gave Royston valuable insight into operating across cultural boundaries and different mindsets. back in the UK, he was involved in the privatization of the Rail Industry and major Private Finance Initiatives. His in depth business experience led to him starting his own consultancy and people development business in 2005, Pti Worldwide. Driving sustainable and profitable business growth are the two professional missions of the Pti team. Two decades, 27 countries, and tens of thousands of businesses later, he has worked across a multitude of sectors, enterprises, and governments. Through exposure to such a broad array of organizations, Royston has created a unique databank that became the basis of his new book.   Joseph Paris - Recognized Thought Leader in Operational Excellence, International Entrepreneur and Author of State of Readiness: Operational Excellence as Precursor to Becoming a High-Performance Organization [caption id="attachment_21868" align="alignright" width="150"] Joseph Paris[/caption] Joseph Paris is a thought leader in operational excellence, a prolific writer, and a sought-after speaker around the world. He places a special emphasis on the engagement of people. He founded XONITEK as an Operations Management consultancy firm specializing in “Operational Excellence by Design.” He also started The Operational Excellence Society, a think tank serving the operational excellence ecosystem and The Operational Excellence LinkedIn group. Paris serves on the editorial board of The Lean Management Journal, the board of the Institute of Industrial Engineers' Process Industries Division, and the board of the Systems Science and Industrial Engineering Department at the Watson School of Engineering at Binghamton University. He is an active member of the Association for Corporate Growth and the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering.   Michael Biltz - Managing Director of Accenture Technology Vision at Accenture Technology Labs [caption id="attachment_17943" align="alignright" width="150"] Michael Blitz[/caption] Michael Biltz has been on the show before and leads Accenture’s Vision R&G group and the enterprise's annual vision process. They clarify Accenture’s perspective on the future of tech including IoT, social, mobility, cloud, and Big Data. Prior to his current role, Michael led the Businesses Development efforts for Technology Lab’s Accenture Innovation. There he managed the Labs' relationship with Accenture’s internal organizations to direct research and development as well as managing the deployment efforts of surrounding Lab's assets to Accenture. He is with us today to share Accenture's latest tech data.     ...

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/30990.mp3 Cheryl Einhorn - Consultant, Academic, Journalist and Author of Problem Solved: A Powerful System for Making Complex Decisions with Confidence and Conviction [caption id="attachment_22270" align="alignright" width="150"] Cheryl Einhorn[/caption] Cheryl Einhorn is the creator of the AREA Method, a research and decision making paradigm for individuals and companies. It allows them to solve complex problems. The AREA Method research and decision making system helps with the business strategy, organizational decision making and communications. She also provides training and coaching sessions. Cheryl is also the founder of CSE Consulting and teaches as an adjunct professor, currently at Columbia Business School and previously at the Columbia School of Journalism. She has won journalism awards for her investigative stories about business, international politics, and economic topics.   Larry Sternberg - Talent Plus Fellow at Talent Plus, Inc. and Author of Managing to Make a Difference: How to Engage, Retain, and Develop Talent for Maximum Performance [caption id="attachment_22265" align="alignright" width="150"] Larry Sternberg[/caption] Talent Plus® is an internationally recognized management consulting firm with clients in twenty countries delivering "The Science of Talent"® through interviews and assessments. The firm is a four-time top ten award winner of Fortune Magazine’s "Great Place to Work" list as well as being recently named #2 on the Leadership 500 Excellence list published by HR.com. In the hospitality vertical, Talent Plus also has been affiliated with the Cornell School of Hotel Administration, Club Managers Association of America, and the International Luxury Hotel Association. Talent Plus has an offices in the U.S. and Singapore. Their goal is to identify people with the potential for near-perfect performance so their clients can make wise decisions in the selection and development of their teams. They build high engagement cultures from top to bottom and their ROI results show improved work performance in increased productivity, strengthened employee engagement, reduced turnover, and better bottom line results.   Adrian Owen, Ph.D. - World-Renowned Neuroscientist and Author of Into the Gray Zone: A Neuroscientist Explores the Border Between Life and Death [caption id="attachment_21871" align="alignright" width="150"] Adrian Owen[/caption] Dr. Adrian Owen's controversial, groundbreaking work with patients whose brains were previously thought vegetative or non-responsive has shown that in up to 20 percent of cases, the patients are vibrantly alive, existing in the “Gray Zone.” He currently serves as the Canada Excellence Research Chair in Cognitive Neuroscience and Imaging at The Brain and Mind Institute and he has spent the last twenty years pioneering breakthroughs in cognitive neuroscience. The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Nature, The New Yorker, The New England Journal of Medicine, The Lancet, and Science have featured his work.    ...