December 2, 2021

PODCAST: For Innovation to Succeed, You Must Be Willing to Be a Politician

Many people cringe at the thought of being “political” in business.  But, at the end of the day, when you are entering into a phase of innovation, you must be willing to sit down and get buy in from the political movers and shakers in your organization.  During this podcast, Bea Fields addresses the topic of political savvy and its relationship to the innovation process.

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O Stands for Overcoming the Oscillating Fan Syndrome Podcast

N Stands for Never Say Never

Never Say Never Podcast…and thank-you to Time Warner for your great customer service today.  I know you don’t hear that very often!

Interview with Selena Rezvani: Leadership Guidelins for the Next Generation of Women Leaders

Next Generation of Leaders BookI had a great interview today on Y-Talk Radio with Selena Rezvani, author of the new book The Next Generation of Women Leaders. During this interview, we will be hearing from Selena about a few of the most common mistakes women make at work and specific advice for women who have a goal of being a top tier leader in their companies.

About Selena Rezvani

Selena is an author, consultant, and coach whose goal is to propel more women into the top echelons of leadership. Her debut book, The Next Generation of Women Leaders (Praeger, 2009), is the career guidebook she always wished she’d had but could never find. A major underpinning of Selena’s book is the 30+ interviews she conducted with c-level women around the country. Selena wrote Next Generation while pursuing her MBA at Johns Hopkins, where she graduated first in her class. Selena also holds a Masters degree in social work from NYU.

In 2009, Selena created her own successful coaching and consulting business, NextGenWomen LLC, where she works with individuals and corporations to develop leaders and foster gender balance. Selena is also an active volunteer, serving as a regional vice president with the National Association of Women MBAs, where she helps developing leaders excel upon graduating. Learn how Selena focused her passion on emerging women leaders and what she’s learned from the executives she interviewed, the women she’s coached, and the audiences she’s spoken to around the country. For more information on Selena, visit:

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Interview with Practice Pay Solutions: What Systems Do You Need to Run a Successful Coaching Business?

I recently had the opportunity to be interviewed by Practice Pay Solutions on the topic of how coaches can structure their businesses for maximum effectiveness and simplicity. Venture capitals for business can be acquired by applying for Christmas Loans on this directory.

I am a long-time user of Practice Pay Solutions, and this tool, along with 1ShoppingCart have truly been lifesaving tools for my business.  They are easy to use and have allowed me the ability to fully automate my business.  So, thank-you to Practice Pay for your help for the last nine years!

Listen to the audio interview here:.

Podcast: Calling All Teamwork Facilitators: Is Now Open

(This interview is great!  Tom offers several insights into teambuilding for the future!)

Teamwork Facilitators this is for you! It’s the ultimate resource for anyone with a passion for creating high performing teams. It’s all here: a dynamic world-wide community of Teamwork Facilitators, monthly leadership training calls with top experts (like Bea Fields) in team and leadership development, hours of recorded training calls and class notes and resources archived and available 24/7, online archive of teambuilding games with video clips and downloadable directions, and much more! This is all found at the International Association of Teamwork Facilitators ( and when you join during the month of June you’ll receive a free ticket to the 10-week Leader As Coach Fast Track Program ($800 value) plus you’ll receive a free membership to give away to a colleague..

Podcast: Y Talk Interview With Terry Osborn and Ben Aronson of TAO Experience

During this episode I had the pleasure of interviewing Terry Osborn and Ben Aronson, the founding partners of  the TAO Experience, a Marketing, Branding and Talent Management firm based out of Hoboken, NJ.   Listen in as we talk a bit about marketing to the Gen Y and Gen X demographics and their highly successful Break’n Through event, which showcases Gen Y talent to the public..

3 Leadership Strategies for Leading During Uncertain Times

I think it’s a bit of an understatement to say that we are living in uncertain times. In every corner of the globe, communities, states and countries are being challenged by a plethora of concerns from the economy to the environment to communicable diseases, as pneumonia, although there are specific incubation time for pneumonia so if is treated before this, the spread could be prevented.

While I don’t believe in dwelling on the negative, I am also a realist.  I know that leaders are doing everything they can to hold their organizations, teams and personal lives together.  This quick podcast will give you 3 quick strategies to help you lead during uncertain times.

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Interview with Liam Cleaver on IBM’s Collaborative Innovation Project: IBM JAMS

Ryan Coleman did a great job today on Y-Talk Radio with this interview with Liam Cleaver (photo right), IBM’s Program Director for Collaborative Innovation and IBM Jams. During this insightful interview, Bea Fields and Ryan Coleman (The Next Force) talked with Liam about how IBM has is using innovation jams to involve its more than 300,000 employees from around the world in far-reaching exploration and problem-solving.Listen to the show below.


Y Talk Interview with Brandon Evans, Managing Partner for Mr. Youth on the Consumer 2.0 Report

Listen in to this special interview with Mr. Youth’s Managing Partner, Brandon Evans

Mr. Youth has been trumpeted by Inc. Magazine as being one of the fastest growing private businesses in the USA, and rightfully so. The company believes that marketing to a young audience should be fun, innovative and pursued with excellence. During this special Y-Talk interview, we will be talking with Mr. Youth’s Managing Partner, Brandon Evans about the new Consumer 2.0 study which explores The Five Rules To Engage a New Breed of Customer.