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Conversations with Phil - Aligning your mindset, skill set and tool set for peak performance

Mar 30, 2017

I first met Anh Nguyen when she was in Tampa for her role as an IBM Futurist. We had dinner and a very lively conversation, mostly about life and Houston and Tampa, and connected digitally. We exchanged lots of tweets, lots of Facebook posts, and learned a lot about each other.  Since then, I have especially gotten...


Mar 21, 2017

Time for some truth: I hate being pitched to be on my podcast. Almost always I say no. Except in the case of Louie La Vella. Louie cold emailed me and asked to be on my show, and he was so nice, and so genuine in his pitch, I said yes. I am so glad I did. Louie is a delightful human being. Smart, funny and helpful, with...


Mar 2, 2017

Many years ago, I met Chuck Frey because he had an innovation blog and I came upon his blog. I commented on his blog a few times, and we exchanged emails. Then I realized he lived near me in Milwaukee. We had dinner, and we've become great friends. I learned he's a family guy, with a wonderful wife with 2 daughters and...


Feb 7, 2017

Kathi Kruse is one of the most fun marketing strategists I've encountered, and that's saying something. She works in the "car biz," a predominantly male industry, and she kicks butt at it - while a big smile! She's the founder and CEO of Kruse Control Inc. and is the author of "Automotive Social Business 2.0- How to...


Feb 2, 2017

I first met Robert Caruso as part of a group of social media masterminds Keri Jaehnig setup years ago. He was hustling his face off to build a spectacular piece of software that he eventually sold off. But Robert wasn't done. Not by a long shot! Now he's running a social agency called Fondalo, and he's still hustling...