Monthly Archives: September 2023

September 26, 2023

Celebrating My 50 Years as a Member of the US Workforce (Episode # 443)

In today’s special episode, Dr. Karen shares invaluable business insights from her remarkable 50-years in the tax paying workforce. As a guest on her own show, she highlights what she learned in early jobs about foundational qualities such as responsibility, punctuality, reliability, and keen observation. She also underscores what she later learned about the broader executive leadership concepts of vision, the importance of your network, openness to learning, agility, and flexibility. Listen to her examples and stories to see how the same principles can enrich and transform your executive leadership journey.

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September 19, 2023

The Care and Feeding of Orchids at Home and at Work, Part 1 (Episode # 442)

On today’s episode, Dr. Karen shares business leadership parallels, insights and strategies she observed while caring for her orchid. Did you know that complex and delicate care is necessary to maintain healthy and vibrant orchids? For them to bloom AND thrive, proper cultivation is crucial. Identify what you can do as a corporate executive to cultivate, grow, develop, and sustain a healthy organization.

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For relevant context see The Care and Feeding of Orchids, Part 2 (Episode # 477, 21 May 2024)

September 12, 2023

How to Use ChatGPT for Business Success: Interview with Chad Barr (Episode # 441)

What is the value of the Artificial Intelligence (AI) tool ChatGPT for business and personal life? How do you use it safely and avoid pitfalls? Guest Chad Barr demonstrates how to apply human intelligence to maximize the benefits and minimize the downsides of Chat GPT. He also addresses how to save time and get better business outcomes.

Chad Barr is the Digital Empire Creator. As the President of The Chad Barr Group, he and his company transform businesses through technological innovation. With more than 25 years of experience as an internet marketing strategist, Chad raises the “Barr” on the internet presence of his clients.

Chad is the author of “Transformation Visuals®” where a picture is worth a thousand words, “Under the Barr,” a look at the humorous side of business, and “The Bridge to Web Success,” the definitive book to stay current about what’s new in internet web presence.

Listen today as Chad shares relevant executive leadership examples with Dr. Karen.

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September 5, 2023

Meaningful Work (Episode # 440)

Did you know that wherever God sends you to work, there is a greater purpose than what you can now see? He gives you gifts and talents to enable you to participate in what He is doing in the present and for eternity. Even when the work is difficult or undesirable, God has a purpose. On today’s episode Dr. Karen shares five characteristics of Biblically meaningful work.

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