Kelly Hall is the president and CEO of the Longview, TX Chamber of Commerce, and she has a wealth of knowledge to share about the topic. More specifically, because of her years of experience working inside various chambers of commerce--Greenville, TX and Claremore, OK--she knows the intricacies of the organization and breaks down the role, function, power, reach, and overall strategy of what a chamber of commerce does for local businesses in the community. She encourages all types of businesses to get involved and support their local chamber of commerce. They really are fighting for every entrepreneur in their community, and they need your support and reinforcement.
Our guest today is Jonathan Fanning, author of three books, celebrated speaker, entrepreneur, and all around expert on creativity and injecting positive culture into companies. In this insightful talk, Jonathan shares a wide variety of historical and cultural examples of what constitutes good creative practices in the workplace. Jonathan’s insights are a useful reminder for anyone looking to effectively practice innovation and become more involved in their workplace.
Our guest is co-author of the impactful book Becoming a Leader of Character: 6 Habits That Make Or Break a Leader at Work and at Home. Dave shares his 6 habits of character and walks you through the importance of every habit, from courage, humility, and integrity, to selflessness, duty, and positivity. He also talks about the necessary tools that leaders need, making sure to stress that good character should be the first item on the itinerary.
In this episode, Suzanne speaks to the shifting climate for social change within her generation and the up-and-comers and how we can make lasting impacts to improve social issues that affect our communities.
It's fall in Texas! That means that while you could start your day shivering, you could be sweating by lunchtime. Michael and Jacob discuss the perils of getting dressed without much thought. Listen and hear why hoodies are a huge no for some shop workers and Jacob's recommendations on shop-appropriate fabrics.
Michael interviews family friend, local businessman, and oh, yeah, Republican member of the Texas House of Representatives, Jay Dean. Together they discuss Dean's early years in entrepreneurship, his drive into politics and social media's impact on the occupation.
In our very first two-guest episode, Michael Clements sits down with Hannah Walker, manager at WorkHub and Lisa Lujan, its founder. The trio chats about Tyler’s newest shared workspace and some of the benefits to coworking beyond coffee and affordable office space.
On this episode of Manufacturing Leadership: An Oil and Gas Podcast, Energy Weldfab's Michael Clements sits down with Jenny Wells, senior PR specialist with the City of Tyler to discuss crisis management.
Jenny, a certified crisis communication trainer, provides suggestions small businesses without trained professionals on staff might overlook, as well as strategies for those getting started far too late.
Michael Clements chats with Brian Brandt, CEO at Core Insights about time management, priorities and goal setting. Key questions listeners will walk away with include 'what do you want your life to look like in five to ten years' and 'is this a mountain or a speed bump?'
As Christians, leaders can be bombarded by messages of humility, meekness, avoiding greed and the perils of prosperity. Michael sits down with mindset coach Stina Maloney. They discuss the fear of success and why leaders and entrepreneurs might fear or even sabotage success.
Jo McMahan, owner at the Grant Coach introduces Michael to SCORE, an organization that provides free, confidential business education and mentoring. In addition to the resources offered by SCORE, Jo and Michael discuss utilizing masterminds and Facebook groups.
Manufacturing Leadership's host Michael Clements visits with Laurie Cromwell, CFRE, president of Foundation Innovation, LLC and its principal consultant. They discuss following your instincts and the current state of education.
Energy Weldfab's Michael Clements sits down with Matt Tibbetts from Express Employment Professionals to discuss the benefits and challenges each generation brings to the workplace. They also discuss what it means for a company to be millennial-friendly and why some in generations 'live to work' and others 'work to live.'
Michael and Officer Boyce tackle a tough subject - active shooter preparedness. Officer Boyce holds workshops throughout East Texas teaching civilians how to handle active shooter situations whether they occur in the classroom, place of business or church.
Michael chats with Tammy Whitehurst, his former middle school teacher turned motivational speaker about trusting God's plan, and the problem that arises when we step out on what she calls one-footed faith.
On this episode of Manufacturing Leadership: An Oil and Gas Podcast, Michael Clements speaks with Donna Sharp, executive director of Greater Longview United Way, chat about leadership during challenging times, United Way's mission and its partner organizations and the rewards of volunteering.
On this episode of Manufacturing Leadership: An Oil and Gas Podcast, Michael Clements Speaks with Tom Watson, Republican Candidate for the Office of Gregg County District Attorney about the importance of small wins. They discuss leadership, juggling a variety of roles while making time for family, early voting and the benefits of being able to vote at any polling location in Gregg County.