Episode Archive

Episode Archive

19 episodes of #leaderspotlight since the first episode, which aired on April 18th, 2019.

  • Episode 19: Stacey McKibbin - Mastering The Conversation

    March 1st, 2021  |  40 mins 20 secs
    business, ceo, communication, executive, technology, women in business, women in tech

    The Conversation is everything. The fact is there are little conversations happening everywhere in your business right now. From front lines to customers, or manager to direct report, or leadership to whole organization, The Conversation is where it all happens. Host Annette White-Klososky sits down with CEO and Communications specialist Stacey McKibbin for some crucial insights on making what you say matter, and get results.

  • Episode 18: Mark Nance - What is a Citizen Data Scientist?

    January 21st, 2021  |  37 mins 58 secs
    ai, big data, data, tech, tech news, technology

    Host Annette White-Klososky speaks with Mark Nance, Chief Data Officer at American Fidelity to discuss the term "Citizen Data Scientist" and why it's important for modern organizations.

    Developing Citizen Data Scientists is one critical component in unleashing data to provide industry-leading insights within your organization. Without someone playing this role, all the money in the world spent on IT will not improve knowledge and decision-making.

  • Episode 17: Patricia Kathleen - Starting Your Own Podcast

    July 29th, 2020  |  30 mins 16 secs
    business, ceo, leader, leadership, podcast, women in business

    A podcast episode about podcasts! Host Annette Klososky interviews Patricia Kathleen, an experienced media and tech company co-founder who has successfully launched several successful podcast series.

    We will be talking with her about her Podcasts - she has founded and is the premier host of 5 separate podcast series. Is Co-founder of the Wilde Agency, has conducted a multitude of film and investigative projects on ethos of diversity, inclusion, and transparency She speaks internationally on topics regarding women’s roles and current status on the global landscape today.

  • Episode 16: Lakeshia Ford - Connecting Continents

    July 10th, 2020  |  40 mins 43 secs

    U.S. Boren Fellow, Congressional Intern and now a 360-degree communications strategist. Lakeshia Ford is the founder of Ford Communications, connecting international companies to business and consumer markets in Ghana and Africa, at large. Lakeshia shares her inspiring, international story in this episode.

  • Episode 15: Ari Horie - Investing in Women

    June 5th, 2020  |  28 mins 45 secs

    In this episode of @leaderspotlight Annette Klososky interviews Ari Horie of Women's startup lab to discuss her journey to become one of Silicon Valley's leading advocates for female entrepreneurs.

  • Episode 14: Scott Klososky - What Will Never Be The Same

    May 15th, 2020  |  48 mins 25 secs
    business, covid19, futurist, tech news, tech trends, technology, work from home

    On this episode of @leaderspotlight Annette White-Klososky interviews her fellow founding partner at FPOV and husband, Scott Klososky. Scott has lived on the leading edge of technology innovation and its impact on the business world and society in general. He is recognized globally for his unique ability to accurately predict future digital trends and provide the logic behind why they will alter the current status quo.

    He discusses his journey as a leader with Annette, as well as shares his insights on what will never be the same post-COVID.

  • Episode 13: Chris Yeh - Where We Go From Here

    April 13th, 2020  |  40 mins

    Chris Yeh is the co-author, along with Reid Hoffman, of Blitzscaling, the book that explains how to build world-changing companies like Amazon, Alibaba, and Airbnb in record time. A writer, investor, and entrepreneur, Chris has had a ringside seat in the world of startups and scaleups since 1995.

  • Episode 12: What I Know - Cults, Conspiracies & Company Culture

    March 7th, 2020  |  45 mins 56 secs

    In the first "What I Know" episode, we apply what we know about cults & conspiracies to the world of business. From communicating an organizational vision to multi-national marketing strategies, you'd be surprised how much corporations and cults have in common. This not-so-serious episode is one you don't want to miss!

  • Episode 11: Susan Steinbrecher - Emotional Intelligence

    February 21st, 2020  |  37 mins 54 secs
    business, ceo, emotional intelligence, eq, executive, hr, leadership, operations, people

    The importance of emotional management and critical communication skill-building in the workplace is often overlooked. On this episode, Susan Steinbrecher takes us through the six-step "Meaningful Alignment Process" to resolve conflict and reach alignment.

  • Episode 10: Addison Price - Miss Oklahoma

    November 19th, 2019  |  31 mins 8 secs

    On this bonus episode host Annette White-Klososky highlights the importance of youth leadership and speaks with the inspirational Addison Price aka Miss Oklahoma 👑

    Annette and Addi discuss Addi's platform for the upcoming Miss America competition - shedding light on invisible challenges that can slow us down or propel us to new heights depending on how we approach them - such as Dyslexia, a challenge that Addi had to face at a young age.

  • Episode 9: Bonus Episode - Meet Your Host

    September 6th, 2019  |  39 mins 8 secs
    business, ceo, executive, hr, leader, leadership, leading

    On this episode we turned the tables and interviewed host Annette Klososky to learn more about her background as an executive coach, CEO and community leader.

  • Episode 8: Mindy Meads

    August 23rd, 2019  |  34 mins 4 secs

    Host Annette Klososky speaks with serial CEO Mindy Meads about her journey to become CEO of Lands' End, Victoria's Secret and Aeropostale.

  • Episode 7: Danny Nelms

    August 8th, 2019  |  55 mins 55 secs
    business, business news, company culture, employee satisfaction, hr, leadership, technology

    Host Annette White-Klososky speaks with Danny Nelms, President of The Work Institute to discuss what makes employees stick around for the long-haul.

  • Episode 6: Tanis Cornell

    July 19th, 2019  |  54 mins 12 secs

    On this episode of @leaderspotlight Tanis Cornell shares her perspectives on gender diversity with host Annette White-Klososky.

  • Episode 5: Afrika Williams

    June 21st, 2019  |  36 mins 29 secs

    Afrika is a Talent Development and Technology pro…

  • Episode 4: Amber Brandner

    June 3rd, 2019  |  40 mins 7 secs

    Creator of AbsoluteSUM emerging tech hackathons, …