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Austin Belcak loves his job in New York City at Microsoft, where he manages digital advertising projects. But what’s attracting more public attention is his side gig as a job search expert. What Austin does through his firm, Cultivate Culture, is help recent grads to use “unconventional strategies” to snag jobs at leading tech companies… Read More
Yvette McGee Brown was the first African American woman Justice on The Ohio Supreme Court. Today, after years in public service, Justice Brown is a prominent attorney in private practice at the firm Jones Day, in Columbus, Ohio. But her path to success wasn’t always easy. Little Yvette was born Ohio to a single, teenaged… Read More
The nitty gritty of managing a career shift is the focus of today’s episode. Instead of interviewing a guest, Bev will talk with her colleague, Tom Hodson, about ways to navigate a transition in your work life. The two will discuss strategies and insights from Bev’s book, “Think Like an Entrepreneur, Act Like a CEO… Read More
Eva Moskowitz is a pioneering and sometimes controversial figure in urban politics and American education. And she is well known as the founder of Success Academy Charter Schools, a network of more than 40 high performing schools in New York City. On today’s episode, we will hear about her new book, “The Education of Eva… Read More
ESPN’s Mark Wright is a journalist whose dynamic career not only allows him to closely follow the sports that he loves, but also provides him with an opportunity to explore issues that he cares about deeply. After a long career in print and then digital journalism, today Mark creates projects for The Undefeated. That is… Read More
It’s time for university leaders to get serious about changing the way they teach students, says higher education thought leader Dave Goldberg, in this episode. Expertise doesn’t matter so much anymore, he says. The way to go is to be “more deeply human.” Dave says it’s time to change higher education from the inside out…. Read More
On this episode of Jazzed About Work, Bev talks with East Orange, New Jersey mayor, Lester Taylor, about his career path from lawyer to second-youngest mayor in the history of East Orange, NJ.
On this episode of Jazzed About Work, Bev talks with Shari Jaeger Goodwin, an innovative business strategist, leadership and peak performance coach, author, speaker, and horsewoman. Shari talks about how using horses in leadership workshops helps reign in the message. Her book, “Take the Reins! 7 Secrets to Inspired Leadership”, blends best business strategies in… Read More
On this episode of Jazzed About Work, Bev talks with John Tarnoff, a reinvention career coach who provides career counseling for baby boomer and late career professionals looking to defy ageism, work beyond retirement, and pivot to a new job or new business as a second act or encore career. John began his career as… Read More
On this episode of Jazzed About Work, Bev talks with retired Marine colonel who is now the Director for Professional and Executive Education at the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs at Ohio University. The two talk about his personal journey of becoming a leader and the keys of teaching leadership to others.