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Kelly Meerbott

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E17: Creating a Positive Social Impact

Greg Hagin, Managing Director of CCS Fundraising, discusses the formative experiences that led him to be interested in philanthropy and social impact. He reveals what he has learned from personal and professional failures, and the lessons he has learned from mountain climbing. Discover the importance of developing a sense of purpose, meaning and responsibility and how to achieve…
Kelly Meerbott
February 7, 2019
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E16: Health, Sleep and The Wisdom of Your Body

Nicolas Ronco, CEO of YeloSpa, joins the program to discuss the importance of sleep for overall health and the wisdom of the body. Discover the roles of empathy and integrity in leadership and why “soft” skills are really essential business skills. Nicolas also reveals an experience that he had working in India and how it impacts his work…
Kelly Meerbott
February 7, 2019
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E15: Embodying Your Company’s Values

Ziggy Nozile, Morgan’s Pier bartender and founder of Loika clothing line, joins the program to discuss the inspiration that he draws from his mother, who passed away when he was just 5 years old. He reveals the challenges that he faced growing up in Haiti, and how he started a new life in the United States. He also…
Kelly Meerbott
February 7, 2019
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E14: Driving Growth By Empowering Leaders

Dr. Troy Hall, Chief Strategy Officer at the South Carolina Federal Credit Union, joins the program to discuss why leadership matters and the impact that an effective leader can have on an organization. Dr. Troy shares some of the wisdom and life lessons that he learned from his parents, the difference between being a parent and grandparent, and…
Kelly Meerbott
February 7, 2019
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E13: Letting Your Heart Guide Your Life

Cordell Carter, Executive Director of the Socrates Program at the Aspen Institute, discusses the importance of finding joy in your life and work, lessons learned from his family growing up in Virginia and from his daughter. He also reveals the power of mastering your personal narrative and the qualities that are necessary for success.
Kelly Meerbott
February 7, 2019
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E12: Building Bridges As a U.S. Ambassador

Former U.S. Ambassador Lisa Gable joins the program to discuss how her family background prepared her for political life. She shares why she enjoys unstructured vacations and having adventures in foreign countries. She also reveals the guiding principles that she lives by and the key questions that she is asking herself about her professional career.
Kelly Meerbott
February 7, 2019
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E11: Supporting & Leading Diverse Business Owners

Zach Wilcha, Executive Director of The Independence Business Alliance, joins the program to discuss his journey of becoming the first ever leader of the LGBT Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia. He reveals the formative experiences that led him to a career of service, and the power of listening as a crucial leadership skill. He also shares how…
Kelly Meerbott
February 7, 2019
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E10: Founding a World Class Marketing Company

Bill Gehrman, Founder and CEO of En Route Marketing joins the program to discuss how he taps into his passion for hospitality to create exceptional marketing experiences for clients. He reveals how he draws inspiration from music, who his favorite musicians are, and what he’s learned from them. Bill shares the guiding principles he learned from his parents…
Kelly Meerbott
February 7, 2019
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E09: Using Curiosity to Become An Authentic Leader

Tiffany Tavarez, Vice President of Community Relations at Wells Fargo, discusses the importance of corporate social responsibility and shares how the adversities she faced as a young person led her to a mission of service and giving back to others. Discover the importance of mentorship in becoming a leader and how to ask questions at networking events that…
Kelly Meerbott
February 7, 2019
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E08: Developing A Survivor’s Mindset

Michael Banks, President & CEO of the African-American Chamber of Commerce of PA, NJ and DE joins the program to discuss how he was able to overcome the odds and find success despite being born into poverty. He reveals how developing a survivor’s mindset helped him through a challenging transition of leaving a career on Wall Street to…
Kelly Meerbott
February 7, 2019