Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Erik Segall, Author of Not Yet - Episode 1080


Erik Segall is the author of Not Yet, a literary, psychological novel imbued with social commentary and reflects on the depressive conditions that lead to suicide.

Erik has taught for several years at the Colorado School for the Deaf and Blind. He currently serves as a contributing writer for the Pueblo Chieftain, Colorado’s oldest daily newspaper, and has volunteered as a Crisis Counselor at the Pueblo Suicide Prevention Center (Now Closed) and Pueblo Rape Crisis Services.

To learn more about Erik and his work, visit his website at https://www.eriksegall.com/

Click here to connect with Erik on LinkedIn.

Click here to visit Erik’s Publisher, Harvard Square Editions.

Click here to follow Erik on Twitter.

Click here to find Not Yet on Amazon.

The Suicide Prevention Center of Pueblo County can be contacted at 
1-800-273-8255. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, a national network of local crisis centers, can be found at https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

Monday, December 30, 2019

Dr. Gordon Curphy, Co-Author of Ignition: A Guide to Building High-Performing Teams - Episode 1079

Show Notes

 Dr. Gordon (Gordy) Curphy is Managing Partner at Curphy Leadership Solutions and the Co-Author (with Dianne Nilsen and Robert Hogan) of Ignition: A Guide to Building High-Performing Teams

Gordy attended the United States Air Force Academy, taught leadership at the Academy, and obtained a Ph.D. in Industrial & Organizational Psychology from the University of Minnesota. 

Gordy has over 30 years of education and experience and helps C-suite, business unit, and functional leaders develop business strategies; implement major change initiatives; hire, develop, and promote leadership talent; and build high-performing teams.

He has published over 21 books as well as numerous book chapters, articles, white papers, and assessments on leadership and teams.

To learn more about Gordy and his work, you can visit him at http://www.curphyleadershipsolutions.com/

Click here to connect with Gordy on LinkedIn.

The SuccessInSight Podcast is a production of Fox Coaching, Inc. and First Story Strategies.

Saturday, December 21, 2019

Dr. Charles Frangella, Author, Entrepreneur, and College Professor - Episode 1074


Charles Frangella is a former college professor & entrepreneur, and author of Never Expected: Principles for Living, published in 2019 by Archway Publishing (Simon & Schuster)

Friday, December 20, 2019

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Donald Firesmith, Award-winning Author - Episode 1068


Donald (Don) Firesmith is a distinguished Systems & Software Engineer by day, and by night and on weekends, he’s an award-winning author of modern paranormal fantasy, apocalyptic science fiction, action and adventure novels. Don is also a leading expert in the lore and crafting of Magic Wands.

Melanie Rembrandt, Author & CEO - Episode 1069


Melanie Rembrandt is the CEO of Rembrandt Communications® and Founder of The Small Business PR Academy

David Tabatsky, Writer, Editor, Teacher, and Performing Artist - Episode 1067


David Tabatsky is a writer, editor, teacher, director, and performing artist. David has had a hand in publishing a number of books, including:

Thursday, December 5, 2019

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

C. Paul Wooderson, Author of The Memoirs of One Man's Journey Through Time - Episode 1063


C. Paul Wooderson
is the author of "The Memoirs of One Man's Journey Through Time", an autobiography that reveals the seemingly impossible things that God has done in Paul's life over 75 years in the heartland of the U.S.

Monday, November 25, 2019

Sharon Holzscherer, Author of Patterns of Disorder - Episode 1054


Sharon Holzscherer has written about education and education reform, assisting schools and families to achieve student academic success.

Sunday, November 24, 2019

Rocky Romanella, Author of "Tighten the Lug Nuts" - Episode 1058


Rocky Romanella is an International Motivational Keynote Speaker, Consultant, CEO, and Director with over 40 years of “boots on the ground experience”.

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Kelly Ann McKnight, Author of The Resilience Way - Episode 1057


Kelly Ann McKnight is a Master Facilitator and Executive Coach with a demonstrated history of working in Leadership Development, Team Development, Executive Coaching, and Performance Improvement.

Friday, November 22, 2019

Erich Kurschat - Organizer of HRHotSeat-Chicago and Founder of Harmony Insights - Episode 1056


Erich Kurschat is the organizer of the HRHotSeat-Chicago (formerly the Chicago HR Mastermind), an inclusive mastermind community of HR pros and business owners committed to solving real HR problems.

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Dan Pegram - Children's Book Author - Episode 1055


Dan Pegram is the author of Pop-Pop Airplane, How Do You Fly? Dan is joined by his nephew, Mike Richardson, who is the book's Illustrator

Friday, November 15, 2019

Chris Saper, Author of Collateral Carnage - Episode 1053


Chris Saper is a former health care administrator, an accomplished artist, and author of the acclaimed Thriller, Collateral Carnage: Money. Politics. Big Pharma. What could go wrong?

Friday, November 8, 2019

Annie Rodriguez, Author of Lifeforce - Episode 1050


Annie Rodriguez is the author of Lifeforce, a Young Adult Fantasy Novel, published by Green Writers Press. Annie has been writing since fifth grade. It is her go-to hobby and the perfect stress and tension reliever.

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Saturday, November 2, 2019

Diane Klutz - Author, Writer, and Speaker - Episode 1048


Diane (Mumper) Klutz is an Author, Writer, and Speaker Diane was an Army Nurse in Vietnam and she is a retired Assistant Professor of Nursing from Texas A&M University. 

Friday, November 1, 2019

Ken Keis, Ph.D. - Leadership Expert, Author, Speaker, Podcast Host - Episode 1047


Dr. Ken Keis is the President and CEO of Consulting Resources Group International. CRG is the global leader in personal and professional development with 12 fast-paced, learner-friendly assessments, dozens of training programs (in-person, webinar or e-courses).

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Monday, October 28, 2019

Jim Moran, President of SimplifyISO - Episode 1045



Jim Moran is the Co-Founder and President of SimplifyISO. Jim and his team have been helping organizations simplify their quality management systems since 1992.

Friday, October 25, 2019

Leon Jones, Author, Founder of Peruvian Jones Publishing - Episode 1044



Leon Jones was a successful Atlanta businessman, having been in the book publishing space for many years. He has authored a number of books, including:

Monday, October 21, 2019

W.G. Hladky, Author of the Book of Ruin Series - Episode 1043



Bill (W.G.) Hladky, Author of the Book of Ruin Series. Bill is a retired homicide detective from the Miami-Dade Police Department. Before becoming a cop, he was a newspaper reporter. He is also a published poet.

Friday, October 11, 2019

Elizabeth Porter - Author of Pathways to Language Fluency: Changing How We Think About Language in the United States - Episode 1040


Elizabeth Porter is the author of Pathways to Fluency: Changing how we think about language in the United States. This book is a journey into language and culture and why they are so important. It also suggests practical ways in which we can integrate language, culture, and global citizenship education into our home, family life, and classroom.

Monday, October 7, 2019

Ralph B. Alexander, Ph.D. - Author of Science Under Attack - Episode 1039


Ralph B. Alexander, Ph.D. is the author of Science Under Attack. It is Dr. Alexander’s belief that Evidence and logic are lacking in many areas of public debate today on hot-button issues ranging from dietary fat to vaccination.

Monday, September 30, 2019

Friday, September 27, 2019

Andy Cowan - Author of Banging My Head Against the Wall: A Comedy Writer's Guide to Seeing Stars - Episode 1036


Andy Cowan is an award-winning writer, producer, and performer. He began his career as a segment producer, writer and performer on The Merv Griffin Show during the '80s, and interviewed hundreds of luminaries, from Orson Welles to Jerry Seinfeld.

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Lori Vann, M.A., LPC-S - Episode 1034


Lori Vann, M.A., LPC-S is on a GLOBAL MISSION to PREVENT the start of Self-injurious behaviors (NSSI) and stop needless deaths by suicide.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Angela James, Author of Flower Among Ash - Episode 1033


Angela James is an Educator, Story Writer & Poet. Her book, Flower Among Ash, explores how, when faced with tragedy and unprecedented circumstances, and even the opportunity to throw in the towel, it is not enough to dissuade us from pursuing our dreams.    

Tim Hicks, Author of Embodied Conflict - Episode 1032


Tim Hicks has been a conflict resolution practitioner and teacher for 25 years. From 2006 to 2014, he was the first director of the conflict resolution Master’s degree program at the University of Oregon.

William (Bill) Funnemark, Author of Last Lunch - Episode 1031


William (Bill) Funnemark is the author of "Last Lunch", his story of what it is like to lose your best friend, your wife, your lover, the mother of your children, and then pick up the pieces and go on living. It is a story of his faith in God and the love of family and friends.

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

CJ Jones is the Co-Author of A Summer That Can Change Your Life: A History of the Educational Opportunity Program at Central Connecticut State University - Episode 1030


CJ Jones is a true CCSU Blue Devil. "99 1/2% Won't Do" has been his mantra while earning a B.A. and M.A. at Central, and serving the university as a basketball coach, director of the Educational Opportunity Program, and director of athletics.

Sunday, September 1, 2019

Robena Egemonye is an Educator and Author of Short Stories & Books - Episode 1029


Robena Egemonye, Ph.D is a retired teacher. Her first fiction novel, "The Fence Mender," was published in December 2016. In 2012, she wrote a children's book about Alzheimer's called "When My Grandma Sings," and years before that she wrote a teacher's classroom discussion guide.

Amor Traceski, Author of “Been There, Done That: Practical Tips & Wisdom from Cancer Survivors for Cancer Patients - Episode 1028


Amor Traceski is a two-time cancer survivor. She was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013 and then ovarian cancer in 2016.

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Tulip Chowdhury - Author of Visible, Invisible and Beyond: A Novel & Red, Blue, Purple: Poetry from the Heart - Episode 1025


Tulip Chowdhury is a freelance writer and a retired teacher. She has written features, short stories, and poems for newspapers and magazines from an early age.

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Victoria Murray: Owner, InBox Virtual Assistants - Episode 1024

Howard Fox:                     Welcome everybody to the Success Insight podcast, for my co-host. This is Howard Fox and I want to welcome you on this beautiful first week after the July 4th weekend, and I'm very excited to introduce you to a young lady that I met, actually via one of my close friends and fellow coaches here in the Chicago area.

Monday, August 19, 2019

Jim Moran: President of SimplifyISO - Episode 1023

Howard Fox:       Hello everybody. This is Howard Fox for my cohost Randy Ford. This is the Success Insight podcast. I hope you are having a great start to your week and I am very happy to have back on the Success Insight podcast, Jim Moran. Jim is the president and founder of SimplifyISO.com.

Elliot Silber: Master Connector & Author of Laser language: For Sales, Marketing and Networking - Episode 1022

Howard Fox:                     Hello everybody. This is Howard Fox from the Success Insight podcast for my co-host Randy Ford. I hope you are all having a great day. Our guest today on the podcast is Elliot Silber. Elliot is a, well what is Elliot? He has done many things, so let me give you a little taste of what that is, or perhaps a sample platter of what Elliot's background is. Pretty amazing. He has been a physicist at the Argonne National Laboratory here in the Chicagoland area. He's worked as an organic chemist for a food company, taught Alpha brainwave control classes for over 10 years using the Silva Method. I definitely want to find out about that. He has taught sales. He's been in the insurance and investment business. He's owned retail, wholesale repair manufacturing. He's been a Vice-President of Victory Pipe Craftsmen. He's co-started and became the publisher and president, president.

Friday, August 2, 2019

Ron Myers: Author of "Relationship Success Handbook: Get Rid of Your Problems, Not Your Life Partner" - Episode 1021

Howard Fox:       Welcome everybody for my co-host, Randy Ford. This is Howard Fox in the success insight podcast. I hope you are having a great week wherever you are, whatever you're doing. I'm very excited today to introduce you to a gentleman, Ron Myers, he is an author, creator of the Simplified University. He's a sought after speaker and an "Uplifting Life Partner". Now why he's with us today, is he's written a really interesting book that I know you just want to learn more about. Ron has written the Relationship Success Handbook: Get Rid of Your Problems, Not Your Partner. Ron, welcome to the Success Insight Podcast.

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

John Bentley: Founder of Power 2 Transform - Episode 1020

Randy Ford:                     Welcome to the SuccessInSight podcast. Our guest today is John Bentley from Power 2 Transform and again that’s Power2Transform.com. John has been on with us a couple of times. It’s always a nice conversation so, John, welcome back to the podcast.

Saturday, May 18, 2019

Brian Sly: Content Engagement Strategist | Emblem Inc. - Episode 1018

Brian Sly is the Chief Content Engagement Strategist at Emblem, Inc. The team at Emblem help clients tell their inner story through making emotional connections, providing a platform which enables clients to share their core belief system with the right audience at the right time, enhance their cultural interactions in targeted communities, and aide them in rallying their audience behind a purpose-driven mission.

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Jack Finnell: Author | CEO at Growth Accelerators - Episode 1017

Howard Fox:                  Hello everybody, this is Howard Fox. The co-host along with my partner, Randy Ford of the SuccessInSight podcast. Wherever you are, whatever you're doing I hope your having a phenomenal day. I'm very excited today to introduce you to a gentleman, he is the president and CEO of Growth accelerators. And is the newly published author of, Do You Want To Be a Leader Or A Manager? If You Can Do one, You Can Do Both. I would like to introduce you to Jack Finnell.

Jack, welcome to the success insight podcast.

John Bentley: Founder of Power 2 Transform - Episode 1016

Randy Ford:                     Our guest today on the SuccessInSight Podcast is somebody we've had a chance to talk to a couple of times before. If you haven't heard John Bentley yet, go back and listen to episode 1003 and 1007, which are great, and we're going to continue some of that conversation today. Welcome back to the podcast, John.

Monday, April 29, 2019

David DuPont: President of Shure-Step - Episode 1015

Randy:             Welcome to The SuccessInSight Podcast. Our guest today is David DuPont. And if you have not heard -- David was actually our second guest ever on the podcast. Go back and listen to episode 1002, and you can hear my first conversation with David. But we have lots more that we're gonna talk about today. Hey David.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

David Petherick: Founder of Doctor LinkedIn™ - Episode 1014

Howard:             Hello, everybody. This is Howard Fox for Randy Ford. This is the SuccessInsightPodcast, and I want to welcome you today for a very interesting episode. As many of you know, or perhaps you don't know, I'm a big fan of the platform, LinkedIn. It is a platform for professionals like ourselves to essentially network, and network professionals. It's an opportunity to present ourselves, our brand, create content. I'm very excited today to introduce you to a colleague of mine all the way from Edinburgh, Scotland. I'd like to introduce you to David Petherick, otherwise known as Doctor LinkedIn. David, welcome to the SuccessInSight podcast.

Sunday, April 21, 2019

Morris Elstien: Founder of MorrieCONNECT - Episode 1013

Howard:             Good morning everybody, this is Howard Fox, the producer of The Success Insight Podcast, and the co-host with my partner Randy Ford. Randy can't be with us today, so I'll be taking the reigns. Hopefully we'll do Randy justice, because the great work that he's doing. And I am very excited today to introduce to you, to Morrie Elstien. Morrie's the president of the firm MorrieCONNECT. Morrie, welcome to SuccessInsight.

Saturday, April 20, 2019

Deb Terry: Founder of Skillblenders - Episode 1012

Randy Ford:     And welcome to the SuccessInSight podcast. Our guest today is Deb Terry, who's the founder of Skillblenders.com. If you haven't had a chance, we got to talk to Deb another time, go back and listen to that, it's episode 1005. We talk a lot about her coaching, we're gonna get into that a little bit more. Deb, thanks for coming back on SuccessInSight.

Sunday, April 14, 2019

Chris Johnson: Founder of Chat at 8 & Mingle at Midtown Networking Groups - Episode 1011

Howard Fox:                    Hello, everybody. This is Howard Fox, your host of the SuccessInSight podcast. I hope you are having a fantastic day. I am so very excited to introduce to you a gentleman that I've gotten to know over the past couple months through some networking interactions that I'm participating in on a monthly basis.

Sunday, April 7, 2019

Howard Fox & Randy Ford - Hosts of the SuccessInSight Podcast - Episode 1010

Howard Fox:      Well Randy, how are you doing today?

Randy Ford:       I’m good Howard. How are you?

Howard Fox:      Fantastic. You know, it is so hard to believe that we have just passed our second month as the hosts and producers of the SuccessInSight podcast.

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Jeff Tippett - Founder of Targeted Persuasion - Episode 1009

Howard: Hello everybody, this is Howard Fox from the SuccessInSight podcast. For my collaboration partner, Randy Ford, we are so happy to have you join us today for another podcast episode. And I am very excited to introduce you today to speaker, author, and entrepreneur, Jeff Tippett. Jeff, welcome to the Success Insight podcast.

Sunday, March 17, 2019

John Bentley - Power2Transform - Episode 1007

Randy Ford: Welcome to the SuccessInSight podcast. For Howard Fox, I'm Randy Ford. Our guest today is John Bentley from Power2Transform.com. If you haven't had a chance to listen to our earlier conversation with John, I really recommend you go back and do that. But there's a lot of other stuff we wanted to talk about. So we've got John here again today. Hi, John.

Saturday, March 9, 2019

Jonathan Christian - We Make Stuff Happen - Episode 1006

Howard: Good morning, everybody. This is Howard Fox and I am one of the Founders of the SuccessInSight podcast. And I'm very excited to introduce you to a gentleman that I've grown to know, gotten to know, for the past couple of years, as we have been on the entrepreneurial business-building journey. And this is a gentleman that, helps people within the social media space. And I'm very excited to introduce to you and for you to learn more about Jonathan Christian, the Founder of We Make Stuff Happen.

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Deb Terry - Skillblenders - Episode 1005

Randy Ford: Welcome to the SuccessInsight podcast. I'm Randy Ford. With me today is Deb Terry, leadership coach, facilitator -- Skillblenders.com. What is Skillblenders?

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Dorothy Kuhn - 13 Second Rule - Episode 1004

Randy Ford: Welcome to the SuccessInsight podcast. My name's Randy Ford. I'm going to be your host today. Our guest is Dorothy Kuhn, who's going to be the director of the HerStory Global Women's Empowerment Conference in Dallas. I know we want to talk about that. We want to talk about all of your other work in women's leadership issues. Why don't you tell us first about this conference, which is pretty exciting?
Dorothy Kuhn: So the Her Story Global Women's Empowerment Conference -- this is the first time that we are putting this on in the U.S. It's founded in New Zealand by my colleague Gertrude Matshe, a renowned TEDx speaker, leader and just a tremendous force of nature, that woman. And she put this together, because you know, as I say

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

John Bentley - Power2Transform - Episode 1003

Randy Ford: Welcome to SuccessInSight. I am Randy Ford. Our guest today is John Bentley from Power2Transform Consulting Group. John, you are a leadership coach, a teacher, trainer, Air Force veteran. You have done a little bit of everything. Talk to us first of all about what is Power2Transform.

Thursday, February 14, 2019

David DuPont - Shure-Step - Episode 1002

Randy Ford: Welcome to SuccessInsight, where we tell the stories and successes of people you know and some people you may not know. My name is Randy Ford. Our guest today is David DuPont, who is the president of shure-step.com. David, thanks for being on SuccessInSight. 

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Jim Moran - SimplifyISO - Episode 1001

Randy Ford: Welcome to SuccessInSight. I'm Randy Ford. Our guest today is Jim Moran, who is the president of SimplifyISO. Why don't you tell us a little bit about that?

Jim Moran: Oh for sure. Thanks, Randy. Back in 1987 the first version of ISO 9001 was released.