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Adam Bryant Queries 200 CEOs To Discover How To Be Quick And Nimble

As the world shifts to more of a knowledge economy, companies that can attract and retain the best and brightest employees will be the winners.

The most highly sought-after executives will be those that can create an environment where employees can grow, contribute, and feel rewarded.
Adam Bryant draws on interviews with more than 200 CEOs to offer business leaders the wisdom and guidance to move their organizations faster, quicker and more nimbly.

The book, Quick and Nimble: Lessons from Leading CEOs on How to Create a Culture of Innovation, taps into the collective wisdom of CEOs like Jeff Weiner of LinkedIn, Tony Hsieh of Zappos, Angie Hicks of Angie’s List and Steve Case formerly of AOL. Adam uses his unprecedented access to the CEOs to map out best practices that other business managers can put into effect.

Amy Alkon Foregoes Manners When Confronted With A Violation Of Her Personal Liberties By TSA

Amy Alkon is a syndicated columnist for The Ventura County Reporter and 100 other newspapers around the country. Typically, she writes about good manners, but today she’ll discuss an invasion of her personal rights so heinous that she is now advocating being rude at airport security. We discuss her story and the loss of personal freedom we all experience post-9/11.

Michael Korda Describes The 20th Century’s First Celebrity, Lawrence of Arabia, From His Book Hero

Michael Korda is a New York Times best-selling author of several books. We look at the tragic hero of World War I, Lawrence of Arabia, from his biography of T. E. Lawrence titled Hero.

Jane Leavy Gives An Honest Appraisal Of Mickey Mantle In Her Book The Last Boy

Jane Leavy is a failed Little League pitcher turned sports writer. She’s written definitive biographies of two of baseball’s most enigmatic players. We discuss her latest biography of Mickey Mantle, The Last Boy.

Craig Webb Explains The Value of Dreams & Nightmares Based On His Research

Craig Webb is the Executive Director of the DREAMS Foundation. He believes bad dreams and nightmares are a good thing. We find out why as we discuss dreams and their waking life applications.

Joel Garfinkle Explains Getting Ahead From His Latest Book

Joel Garfinkle is a professional career coach, author and speaker. He explains his 3-step system to advance one’s career from his book Getting Ahead.

Steven Beschloss Tells How To Set America Back On Course Again From His Book Adrift

Steven Beschloss is a journalist who believes America’s problems are smaller than the rest of the world, but believes we need to be jolted out of complacency and motivated to bold action. We discuss his thoughts from his book Adrift.

Ross Bernstein Unlocks The Code To Being A Champion In Sports And In Life

Ross Bernstein is the author of over 50 sports books, gives us life lessons of values and integrity from the sports world to the business world from his The Code trilogy of books (The Football Code, The Code: Baseball, The Code: Hockey).

Adam Bryant Shares What He’s Learned From CEOs In His Book The Corner Office

Adam Bryant has been a journalist for more than two decades. He reveals the indispensable and unexpected lessons he learned from CEOs on how to lead and succeed from his book titled, The Corner Office.

Guests for June 7, 2011

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Here is the lineup of guests on BRAINSTORMIN’ with Billy the Brain for Tuesday, June 7, 2011. Listen at www.BrainstorminOnline.com or on AM 1400 in Ventura at 10 o’clock am Pacific time.

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Guests For October 5, 2013

My guests this week are Bob McCord, founding member of VREG, talking about Ventura's budget woes; healthcare expert Sally Pipes exposing the flaws of Obamacare as the Insurance Exchanges open for business; and Stuart Crain, CEO of TVTalk discussing how his app will revolutionize television viewing. Read More

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