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No job, no work, no boss, no amount of money, and no ego is more important than your happiness.

As a part of my HR Strategy Series, I’m talking to top experts in the field to teach prospects what hiring managers are actually looking for, while also supporting business leaders in their hiring and retention strategies. Today I had the pleasure of talking with John Skrodenis.

John is a managing partner at Rainfactory. He has raised enough money to tape out a 28nm ASIC microchip (3.2M) and has also developed and executed comprehensive marketing plans for clients. …


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Mark Kapczynski

I define purpose as you or your company’s reason for existing. My purpose is to motivate people to achieve their purpose.

As a part of my Marketing Strategy Series, I’m talking with fellow marketing pros at the top of their game to give entrepreneurs and marketers an inside look at proven strategies you might also be able to leverage to grow your business or career. Today I had the pleasure of talking with Mark Kapczynski.

Mark Kapczynski arrived at Gooten in May 2020 to oversee its B2B2C marketing model. He guides all facets of marketing, including branding, content, customer acquisition, and loyalty programs. Kapczynski previously was CMO at Wrench.com, managing director at Kontrol Media Corp, and held leadership positions at Envestnet Yodlee, Experian, and Microsoft. He was founder and CEO of MESoft, a venture-backed startup in the entertainment industry that delivered digital workflow software products, as well as co-founder and CEO of Digital Genesis, an ecommerce hosting platform. …


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I would like to inspire professionals to utilize the power of data to their advantage.

As a part of my Marketing Strategy Series, I’m talking with fellow marketing pros at the top of their game to give entrepreneurs and marketers an inside look at proven strategies you might also be able to leverage to grow your business or career. Today I had the pleasure of talking with Janielle Denier.

I had the pleasure to interview Janielle Denier, CEO of Rainfactory Inc. Janielle is an award-winning marketing professional with more than 14 years of hands-on experience managing enterprise online advertising. …


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Be authentic and sincere at work and how you manage people. A significant amount of research is coming out about the importance of empathy and trust and creating Psychological Safety for your employees. It is pretty compelling and shows this has a tremendously positive impact on your employees.

As a part of my HR Strategy Series, I’m talking to top experts in the field to teach prospects what hiring managers are actually looking for, while also supporting business leaders in their hiring and retention strategies. Today I had the pleasure of talking with Jason Walker.

Jason Walker is the Managing Partner of Thrive HR Consulting, an HR capital consulting firm that specializes in project-based and fractional HR Leadership support. Before Thrive HR Consulting, he was the CHRO for P97, a Financial Tech Start-Up in Houston, Texas and he was the Vice President of HR at BMC Software where he led Talent Acquisition, HR Operations, Facilities and HR Operations. He also was a Senior Director of HR at Polycom where he led Talent Acquisition and HR Operations and Strategic HR. His formative years in HR include working at Cisco Systems for almost ten years where he held a variety of HR positions, including leading all Shared Services for Cisco Systems, working in Mergers and Acquisitions for Cisco and serving as Senior HR Manager helping to transform critical Cisco business units such as Cisco’s core routing business, and their network management software business.


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Abakar Saidov

Some of the most important things we can do is provide better access to work, education and healthcare for all. It is the key to the eradication of poverty and a better world.

As a part of my HR Strategy Series, I’m talking to top experts in the field to teach prospects what hiring managers are actually looking for, while also supporting business leaders in their hiring and retention strategies. Today I had the pleasure of talking with Abakar Saidov.

Abakar Saidov is the co-Founder and CEO of Beamery. Prior to Beamery he worked at Goldman Sachs and Francisco Partners, and founded Seed.jobs. …


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Chris Beninati

Relationship management-client experience is the force behind all marketing moving into 2021 and beyond.

As a part of my Marketing Strategy Series, I’m talking with fellow marketing pros at the top of their game to give entrepreneurs and marketers an inside look at proven strategies you might also be able to leverage to grow your business or career. Today I had the pleasure of talking with Chris Beninati.

Chris Beninati is Heritage Financial Advisory Group’s Chief Relationship Manager. With an understanding of evolving audiences and platforms for consumer engagement and overall brand velocity, Chris also has a high level of literacy and ability to create engaging communications to promote action. Outstanding interpersonal, presentation, and relationship-building skills with clients and as a team player. …


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Robin Throckmorton

Pay it forward. Think of all of the little things that made your day, which then inspired you to make someone else’s day, and so on and so forth. It costs nothing, it’s easy to do, and it lifts other people up when they would normally feel low.

As a part of my HR Strategy Series, I’m talking to top experts in the field to teach prospects what hiring managers are actually looking for, while also supporting business leaders in their hiring and retention strategies. Today I had the pleasure of talking with Robin Throckmorton.

Robin Throckmorton is the President & Founder of strategic HR inc., bringing nearly 30 years of human resources experience in healthcare, manufacturing, service, and non-profit organizations. Through her commitment to giving back via regular volunteering for advisory and leadership roles and engaging her team in frequent community service events, Robin has been able to stay in tune with the HR profession and the broader community’s needs. Robin and her team have dedicated months to supporting their community in helping them navigate the unique and unprecedented challenges COVID-19 presented, whether that was providing options for their workforce, laying out the path for returning to work, or helping others look into the future to anticipate the shifting needs of their business. Since its founding in 1995, strategic HR inc. continues to be recognized as an industry leader under Robin’s leadership, gaining both national and local awards recognition.


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Lisa Vasquez-Fedrizzi

Life moves quickly and in time everything changes. If you want to see where you are going, you start in the moment you are in and take it from there.

As a part of my HR Strategy Series, I’m talking to top experts in the field to teach prospects what hiring managers are actually looking for, while also supporting business leaders in their hiring and retention strategies. Today I had the pleasure of talking with Lisa Vasquez-Fedrizzi.

Lisa Vasquez-Fedrizzi is Managing Director, People and Action and leads the Talent and HR Advisory practices at Cheer Partners, an employee experience agency. Lisa brings her 20 years of HR experience to help guide large and small organizations through various stages of growth, including recruiting, talent development and engagement, and bespoke learning and development programs.


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Stacey Pool

Every single person in the world is either directly impacted by mental illness or knows someone impacted.

As a part of my Marketing Strategy Series, I’m talking with fellow marketing pros at the top of their game to give entrepreneurs and marketers an inside look at proven strategies you might also be able to leverage to grow your business or career. Today I had the pleasure of talking with Stacey Pool.

Stacey has 20+ years of marketing experience at name-brand companies like Vail Resorts and Nike and was brought on to the Noodles & Company team right before the 2020 pandemic took hold. …


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Jonathan Collins

Treat people the way you would want to be treated.

As a part of my HR Strategy Series, I’m talking to top experts in the field to teach prospects what hiring managers are actually looking for, while also supporting business leaders in their hiring and retention strategies. Today I had the pleasure of talking with Jonathan Collins.

Jonathan Collins is the Chief People Officer at KickHouse, a modern kickboxing studio founded during the pandemic. …

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