Monthly Archives: October 2023

October 31, 2023

When Darkness Masquerades as Light (Episode # 448)

Satan seeks to kill, steal, and destroy God’s people. How does Satan disguise himself and what does that have to do with Halloween? What about those who knowingly and unknowingly engage in satanic practices throughout the year? What are the implications for corporate executives who are the light of Christ in their workplaces? In this episode, Dr. Karen sheds light on this important life and death topic of how Satan causes darkness to masquerade as light.

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October 24, 2023

Soar Into Joy: Interview with Loree Draude (Episode # 447)

Executive leaders and combat pilots both scan the “battlefield” for new strategic opportunities. In both warfare and business mission advancement, success comes from the skillful execution of strengths and talents. Returning guest Loree Draude shares how recent life events prompted her to seize new creative opportunities in a different location.

Loree Draude was one of the first women in the Navy to fly combat jets. She deployed twice to the Persian Gulf, accumulating over 300 carrier landings and 1600 flight hours. After completing her naval service, Loree led product, marketing, and operations teams at start-ups and tech companies, including Google and Meta. A proven leader and entrepreneur, she now advises and coaches executives and founders on how to improve their leadership.

Loree is the author of a new book, “Soar Into Joy: A Combat Pilot’s Wisdom on Living a Fulfilling Life” and star of the sold out and award winning one woman Off Broadway show “I Feel the Need.” Listen today as Loree speaks with Dr. Karen about how to soar joyfully into new professional and personal pursuits.

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October 17, 2023

The Dells: A Portrait of Success Through Collaboration and Persistence (Episode # 446)

What does a 1950s R&B doo wop group have in common with executive business leadership? How does friendship, collaboration, and adaptability contribute to the longevity and success of an organization? What specific qualities are essential to the growth and success of your business?

In today’s episode Dr. Karen shares how the R&B group The Dells achieved over 50 years of success through commitment to their craft, resilience, versatility, teamwork, and creativity. She also explains how commitment and well-timed partnerships contribute to the overall success of your organization.

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October 10, 2023

Globalization: Supply Chain and Beyond: Interview with Patrick Daly (Episode # 445)

How do current global conditions influence and reshape the strategies that companies employ to manage their supply chain networks? How does disruption in the supply chain impact the movement of goods and services? When do businesses adjust processes to keep pace with global shifts? Guest Patrick Daly shares his observations on how instability, inflation, and the emergence of new economic competitors impact globalization. He also shares how to mitigate risk by understanding the complexity and dependencies within sourcing tiers.

Patrick Daly, a global supply chain expert, is the Managing Director of Alba Consulting based in Dublin, Ireland. He works with top Fortune 500 companies in manufacturing, distribution, and logistics services in Europe, Asia, the Americas, and beyond. Due to his innovative interventions his clients achieve dramatic improvements in their supply chain capabilities and performance excellence.

Patrick is the author of the book “International Supply Chain Relationships: Creating Competitive Advantage in a Globalized Economy,” host of the globally focused Interlinks podcast and the weekly short video series, “The Week That’s in It,” and author of “The Strategic Context” newsletter on Linked-In.

Listen today as Patrick and Dr. Karen share valuable insights on the shifting global business landscape.

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October 3, 2023

Want to Lead with Wisdom? Choose to be Sober-Minded (Episode # 444)

If people could see the impact that alcohol has on them and how they look and behave while under the influence, would they choose to drink to excess? In today’s episode, Dr. Karen reveals the advantages of leading with wisdom and sobriety. She intricately weaves together her parents’ practices, Biblical counsel, and insights she gained during her college years as a late-night desk receptionist.

Her stories detail the reasons for her personal commitment to sobriety and illustrate the importance of clarity of thought, sound judgement, and wise decision making for executive leaders. As a marketplace ministry leader, how can you best lead your company with God’s wisdom and soberness of mind?

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