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The Fast Leader Podcast hosted by Jim Rembach is a weekly show devoted to revealing the leadership lifehacks that will help you become a better customer-centric leader faster.

280: Vince Molinaro – Helping Leaders Be the Best They Can Be

2020-05-28T01:52:17-04:00June 3rd, 2020|Podcasts|

Vince Molinaro Show Notes Page Vince Molinaro experienced a defining moment early in his career when he saw a respected colleague and mentor succumb to cancer that she believed was the byproduct of a stressful, toxic work environment. That was a defining moment for him, and as a result, he has made it his life’s [...]

279: Kevin Vallely – Facing the Unknown

2020-05-27T03:57:22-04:00May 27th, 2020|Podcasts|

Kevin Vallely Show Notes Page Kevin Vallely was travelling with his family at the McKenzie River, when a lone wolf suddenly approached their tent. Surprised and afraid, Kevin fired shots at the wolf to make it go away. After a few shots, the wolf did go away, leaving his family unscathed. The surprise encounter with [...]

278: Karin Hurt – Promoting a Courageous Culture in the Workplace

2020-05-20T14:32:56-04:00May 20th, 2020|Podcasts|

Karin Hurt Show Notes Page About 5 years ago, Karin Hurt had everything in her life crash all at the same time. Karin had just left her executive role at Verizon to start her own company. In trying to run her startup, Karin invested a lot of money into it but did not really get [...]

277: Patrick Schwerdtfeger – Emerging Anarchy in a Decentralized World

2020-05-11T14:42:21-04:00May 13th, 2020|Podcasts|

Patrick Schwerdtfeger Show Notes Page Patrick Schwerdtfeger has made plenty of mistakes in his life, and a majority of those mistakes happened because he tried plenty of different things in his life. Yet, despite his many failures, Patrick never stopped and continued coming back. Patrick learned that if you truly want to be successful in [...]

276: Doug Conant – Become the Leader You Want to Be

2020-05-06T08:24:41-04:00May 6th, 2020|Podcasts|

Doug Conant Show Notes Page Doug Conant was recruited to work as the General Manager for a division in RJR Nabisco. After a rough first meeting with the chairman, Lou Gerstner, which turned out to be a test, Doug discovered how important it is to have the courage of your convictions and with all humility [...]

275: Annette Franz – Customer-Centric Leadership and Culture

2020-04-27T20:41:27-04:00April 29th, 2020|Podcasts|

Annette Franz Show Notes Page With the current pandemic going on, Annette Franz goes through this difficult situation with the help of her two teenage boys who lives together with her and shares some quality time with each other. Annette grew up on a farm in West Salem, Ohio. She is an animal lover through [...]

274: Tamara Ghandour: People-First Innovation

2020-04-22T18:00:07-04:00April 22nd, 2020|Podcasts|

Tamara Ghandour Show Notes Page Tamara Ghandour was faced with a business challenge that needed the perspective of others. Focused on the outcome, Tamara was unable to generate a lot of ideas from the team members. She instead focused on rewarding the behavior of giving ideas, no matter how ridiculous the ideas were, and was [...]

273: Steve Brown: The Future Is Now

2020-04-22T17:50:45-04:00April 15th, 2020|Podcasts|

Steve Brown Show Notes Page Steve Brown was unsure where to go next in his career. Being given the advice to follow his passions and do the thing that he loves, Steve started his own company, Possibility and Purpose. Today, Steve is doing the things he is most passionate about helping businesses understand how the [...]

272: Chuck Swoboda: Never Stop Innovating

2020-04-22T17:45:02-04:00April 8th, 2020|Podcasts|

Chuck Swoboda Show Notes Page Chuck Swoboda was working in a big company that was supposed to be an innovator. Seeing the bureaucracy and the senior leaders not really upholding the company's core values, Chuck became frustrated and left the company. He went on and worked in a smaller company, eventually becoming the CEO, and [...]

271: Paul Pagnato: Transparency Brings Trust into the Customer Experience

2020-04-08T05:39:56-04:00April 8th, 2020|Podcasts|

Paul Pagnato Show Notes Page Paul Pagnato was working in the financial industry when the financial crisis hit. With the lack of transparency in the industry, people no longer knew if it was all going to work out for them. Unable to stand this lack of transparency, Paul took the courage to leave the industry [...]

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