Manager Memo podcast

by Len Samborowski, Management Chair, Nichols College

Manager Memo podcast
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 23
  • Last: 4 Aug 2017
A biweekly podcast focused on the planning, organizing, leading, and evaluating functions of management. Interviews with leading business practitioners provide tantalizing tips, wizardly wisdom and energized encouragement to our listeners.

Episodes (23)

  • From the P.O.L.E. to the Pentagon
    From the P.O.L.E. to the Pentagon
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    Published: 4 Aug 2017 Duration: 44:21
    Management concept rifts on the importance of the size of your shovel head, Oprah Winfrey, General James Mattis, tree stump removal, the significance of an office in the Pentagon E Ring, and Uncle Walt's garage. Thoughts and personal exampl... Read more →
    Management concept rifts on the importance of the size of your shovel head, Oprah Winfrey, General James Mattis, tree stump removal, the significance of an office in the Pentagon E Ring, and Uncle Walt's garage. Thoughts and personal exampl... Read more →

  • MM21 - Maslow Management
    MM21 - Maslow Management
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    Published: 9 Jul 2017 Duration: 18:27
    This week's podcast is an "academic rift" on Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs as applied to management. Using Abraham Maslow's (1943) theory of psychological health, the levels of the hierarchy are applied to business development and management ... Read more →
    This week's podcast is an "academic rift" on Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs as applied to management. Using Abraham Maslow's (1943) theory of psychological health, the levels of the hierarchy are applied to business development and management ... Read more →

  • MM20: Roxy Doc, Children First
    MM20: Roxy Doc, Children First
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    Published: 23 Jun 2017 Duration: 27:54
    Doctor Roxanne Simmons has lead a successful Pediatrics Practice in Lincoln, Rhode Island for over 25 years. She ensures her patients are "heard, cared for and comfortable." An entrepreneur who took the risk to establish her own practice, C... Read more →
    Doctor Roxanne Simmons has lead a successful Pediatrics Practice in Lincoln, Rhode Island for over 25 years. She ensures her patients are "heard, cared for and comfortable." An entrepreneur who took the risk to establish her own practice, C... Read more →

  • MM19, The Adjutant General
    MM19, The Adjutant General
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    Published: 9 Jun 2017 Duration: 28:18
    Special guest, MG Gary W. Keefe. is the 43rd Adjutant General of the Massachusetts National Guard, part of a historical lineage that dates to 1636. In his role, MG Keefe is responsible for the health and welfare of the 9,000 members of the ... Read more →
    Special guest, MG Gary W. Keefe. is the 43rd Adjutant General of the Massachusetts National Guard, part of a historical lineage that dates to 1636. In his role, MG Keefe is responsible for the health and welfare of the 9,000 members of the ... Read more →

  • MM18 - Ultimate Operations Management, UPS
    MM18 - Ultimate Operations Management, UPS
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    Published: 26 May 2017 Duration: 16:37
    UPS is the most successful delivery company in the world. Established in 1907 by an ambitious 19-year-old entrepreneur, Jim Casey, UPS is rated as #48 on the Fortune 500 list for 2016.  Today's podcast in an interview with a UPS driver, tru... Read more →
    UPS is the most successful delivery company in the world. Established in 1907 by an ambitious 19-year-old entrepreneur, Jim Casey, UPS is rated as #48 on the Fortune 500 list for 2016.  Today's podcast in an interview with a UPS driver, tru... Read more →

  • MM17: Community, WINY Radio
    MM17: Community, WINY Radio
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    Published: 12 May 2017 Duration: 26:47
    Gary Osbrey, owner and the “Big Voice” of WINY radio in Putnam, Connecticut, describes his childhood fascination with radio and how that passion grew into ownership of his own company, Osbrey Broadcasting. GaryO talks about radio’s influenc... Read more →
    Gary Osbrey, owner and the “Big Voice” of WINY radio in Putnam, Connecticut, describes his childhood fascination with radio and how that passion grew into ownership of his own company, Osbrey Broadcasting. GaryO talks about radio’s influenc... Read more →

  • MM16: Leading with Vision
    MM16: Leading with Vision
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    Published: 28 Apr 2017 Duration: 19:13
    Christopher Sandford, the Head of School, Woodstock Academy explains how he leads his staff and faculty to "keep it simple, understand the consequence of every action, recognize perspective, and strive to get better every day." Under Mr. Sa... Read more →
    Christopher Sandford, the Head of School, Woodstock Academy explains how he leads his staff and faculty to "keep it simple, understand the consequence of every action, recognize perspective, and strive to get better every day." Under Mr. Sa... Read more →

  • MM15: The Business of Disposal
    MM15: The Business of Disposal
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    Published: 14 Apr 2017 Duration: 17:09
    James Harvey, CEO of E.L. Harvey & Sons waste removal and recycling in Westborough, Massachusetts shares his views on business success. "Treat people like family. Take care of your workers and have them understand that it's their business, ... Read more →
    James Harvey, CEO of E.L. Harvey & Sons waste removal and recycling in Westborough, Massachusetts shares his views on business success. "Treat people like family. Take care of your workers and have them understand that it's their business, ... Read more →

  • MM14: Jake Dr. Green England
    MM14: Jake Dr. Green England
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    Published: 31 Mar 2017 Duration: 22:28
    Jake, Dr. Green, England, lead singer, songwriter and fountain of energy for the Caballeros, a 60s-throwback band from Perth, Australia, explains the highs and lows of leading a band. Dr. Green walks us through the beginnings of playing as ... Read more →
    Jake, Dr. Green, England, lead singer, songwriter and fountain of energy for the Caballeros, a 60s-throwback band from Perth, Australia, explains the highs and lows of leading a band. Dr. Green walks us through the beginnings of playing as ... Read more →

  • MM13: The importance of Peers
    MM13: The importance of Peers
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    Published: 17 Mar 2017 Duration: 19:50
    Dan Brown, Harvard grad, former QB of the Parma Panthers (Italian Football League), former National Sales Manager of Xenith Sporting Goods, current Business Development Manager of Rubicon Builders explains how a good peer group is crucial f... Read more →
    Dan Brown, Harvard grad, former QB of the Parma Panthers (Italian Football League), former National Sales Manager of Xenith Sporting Goods, current Business Development Manager of Rubicon Builders explains how a good peer group is crucial f... Read more →

  • MM 12, Vic Jones, CEO mer+ge and InBoundInk
    MM 12, Vic Jones, CEO mer+ge and InBoundInk
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    Published: 3 Mar 2017 Duration: 11:28
    Vic Jones, young entrepreneur of a print and embroidery company, relates the genesis of her business design - a Bio Pre Med at Boston College. "At the molecular level there is beauty. Art. At the molecular level we are all the same. That le... Read more →
    Vic Jones, young entrepreneur of a print and embroidery company, relates the genesis of her business design - a Bio Pre Med at Boston College. "At the molecular level there is beauty. Art. At the molecular level we are all the same. That le... Read more →

  • MM11, Mr. Sam Scott, Banking: Context and Communications
    MM11, Mr. Sam Scott, Banking: Context and Communications
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    Published: 17 Feb 2017 Duration: 15:57
    Mr. Sam Scott, Senior Vice President and Regional Loan Administrator for BB&T shares wisdom garnered from over 40 years in the banking industry. Mr. Scott explains how face-to-face communications and development of context is critical to an... Read more →
    Mr. Sam Scott, Senior Vice President and Regional Loan Administrator for BB&T shares wisdom garnered from over 40 years in the banking industry. Mr. Scott explains how face-to-face communications and development of context is critical to an... Read more →

  • MM10 Kenneth Doane II, Pro Wrestler, Fitness Entrepreneur
    MM10 Kenneth Doane II, Pro Wrestler, Fitness Entrepreneur
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    Published: 3 Feb 2017 Duration: 22:05
    Ken Doane shares his secret sauce on marketing a personal brand. Kenneth's passion for life has taken him around the globe as a Professional Wrestler and entertainer. His drive for perfection has yielded numerous awards and honors in fitnes... Read more →
    Ken Doane shares his secret sauce on marketing a personal brand. Kenneth's passion for life has taken him around the globe as a Professional Wrestler and entertainer. His drive for perfection has yielded numerous awards and honors in fitnes... Read more →

  • MM9, Police Chief Steven Wojnar
    MM9, Police Chief Steven Wojnar
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    Published: 20 Jan 2017 Duration: 25:11
    Police Chief Steven Wojnar, Dudley, MA talks about the challenge of work/life balance. He shares tips on how he maintains his passion for his career in law enforcement while keeping his family happy. Chief Wojnar explains juggling the 3 P's... Read more →
    Police Chief Steven Wojnar, Dudley, MA talks about the challenge of work/life balance. He shares tips on how he maintains his passion for his career in law enforcement while keeping his family happy. Chief Wojnar explains juggling the 3 P's... Read more →

  • MM8, Principal Alan Tenreiro
    MM8, Principal Alan Tenreiro
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    Published: 6 Jan 2017 Duration: 13:05
    Cumberland (RI) High School Principal Alan Tenreiro shares tips for pedagogical success. Among the gems of wisdom on his Manager Memo: balancing expectations with capacity building, message consistency, the need for longevity in the princip... Read more →
    Cumberland (RI) High School Principal Alan Tenreiro shares tips for pedagogical success. Among the gems of wisdom on his Manager Memo: balancing expectations with capacity building, message consistency, the need for longevity in the princip... Read more →

  • MM7, CIO, Kevin Brassard, Nichols College, Business School
    MM7, CIO, Kevin Brassard, Nichols College, Business School
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    Published: 23 Dec 2016 Duration: 15:32
    Kevin Brassard, Chief Information Officer of Nichols College explains what it's like to work in a "Learning Organization." Tech is fun and exciting but the right "gadget" has to be applied properly to support and enhance education. Team bas... Read more →
    Kevin Brassard, Chief Information Officer of Nichols College explains what it's like to work in a "Learning Organization." Tech is fun and exciting but the right "gadget" has to be applied properly to support and enhance education. Team bas... Read more →

  • MM6 Football and the Functions of Management
    MM6 Football and the Functions of Management
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    Published: 9 Dec 2016 Duration: 14:54
    7 Seniors from the Nichols College Bison Football Team discuss the ups and downs of their collegiate experience as athletes on a program in rebuild. Three wins over their first 3 years, these gritty "ballers" never lost heart, finishing the... Read more →
    7 Seniors from the Nichols College Bison Football Team discuss the ups and downs of their collegiate experience as athletes on a program in rebuild. Three wins over their first 3 years, these gritty "ballers" never lost heart, finishing the... Read more →

  • MM5, Paul Cacciatore, VP Business and Arena Ops, Boston Celtics
    MM5, Paul Cacciatore, VP Business and Arena Ops, Boston Celtics
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    Published: 25 Nov 2016 Duration: 17:47
    After 20 seasons with the Celtics, Paul Cacciatore talks about his success as a manager, providing tips on the "Next Best Thing," Data Analytics, Social Media, development of a work team and the need for "passion." An accompanying video to ... Read more →
    After 20 seasons with the Celtics, Paul Cacciatore talks about his success as a manager, providing tips on the "Next Best Thing," Data Analytics, Social Media, development of a work team and the need for "passion." An accompanying video to ... Read more →

  • SUP1, Louie LaVella, Media-preneur
    SUP1, Louie LaVella, Media-preneur
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    Published: 23 Nov 2016 Duration: 17:37
    Supplemental to Manager Memo Podcast. Louie LaVella, from Toronto, Canada, winner of the Niagara Music Awards Promoter of the Year (2012), shares his 20+ years experience in the music business. Louie explains why social media must be used t... Read more →
    Supplemental to Manager Memo Podcast. Louie LaVella, from Toronto, Canada, winner of the Niagara Music Awards Promoter of the Year (2012), shares his 20+ years experience in the music business. Louie explains why social media must be used t... Read more →

  • MM4, Dean Westerling, Nichols College
    MM4, Dean Westerling, Nichols College
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    Published: 11 Nov 2016 Duration: 13:51
    Luanne Westerling, Associate Dean of Business, and Chair of the Emerging Leaders Program, Nichols College describes her career in business. Find the talent. Nurture the talent. Thank the talent! 
    Luanne Westerling, Associate Dean of Business, and Chair of the Emerging Leaders Program, Nichols College describes her career in business. Find the talent. Nurture the talent. Thank the talent! 

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