It’s Like You Don’t Even Know Me! – How Knowing Your Customer is Vital to Growth and Innovation

In this episode, Rocket Scientist turned Entrepreneur Avrum Mayman talks to us about his company RacerX Inc, and about the importance of knowing your customer. We discuss how knowing your customer influences R & D, improves the customer experience, and helps with innovation and growth. We also talk about working to your strengths, how to…

Should I Stay or Should I Go? How to Change Careers When Life Throws You a Curveball

In this episode, we chat with former baseball minor leagues athlete Charlie McConnell. Charlie is now a financial advisor with Beck Bode, and I got the chance to pick his brain about why and how he made the career change to finance from baseball. We talk about what to do before leaving your current job,…

Where You Lead, I Will Follow–How To Manage Your Way to Happy Employees

In today’s episode, we speak with Northwestern Mutual’s Jay Demarzo about his views on Leadership, Company Culture, Recruitment, Management and Employee Retention. We discuss how effective leadership and management skills can help you recruit and maintain talented and satisfied employees. Jay shares the benefits of personality testing, how mentorship is important, and how knowing what…

Connect Before You Correct – Conflict Management Strategies with Lydia Cardona

In the year 2020, we find ourselves in a high stress, politically charged, social justice movement while attempting to maneuver a global pandemic. Tensions are high and views are at odds. The setting is a perfect breeding ground for conflict, misunderstandings, and poor communication coupled with high-intensity emotion. How can a businessperson, or a human…

Why do I need to listen to YOU? Tips for effective HR from an industry pro

In this episode, TYCOONO TALK podcast host Bethany sits down with Kateri-Wheeler Clarke, SHrm-SCP of Quality Transitions, Inc. Kateri shares with us what she has learned through her years in both Operations Management and Human Resources. We discuss how to resolve interpersonal conflicts, why businesses need some form of HR when they first start, and…

How to Pivot During a Pandemic

Our TYCOONO TALK podcast host Bethany, interviews Melissa Gilbo and Amy Pocsik, Co-Founders of the Women’s Business League, to discuss how women’s networking is pivoting amidst this pandemic.   The COVID-19 crisis has filled business owners across the globe with uncertainty about what’s to come.  Conversation topics focus on pivoting strategies, do’s and don’t of…