Special Guest Stephanie Oehler Talks About Her Journey Through Edupreneurship

Today, Brent Schlenker and Stephanie Oehler talk about Sales Training and Edupreneurship. Stephanie is the founder of Savvy Leasing LLC, a Sales Training/Coaching/Consulting business. She loves developing talent and energizing individuals and teams to succeed. Stephanie also served as the inaugural President of the Board for the new Arizona chapter of the Kent State University Alumni Association.

Show topics:

  • Introduction & Announcements
  • What is Edupreneurship?
  • Talking about challenges in Sales Training
  • Learning ID when not initially in the field
  • Treating clients as you want to be treated
  • Fighting the Imposter Syndrome
  • Taking a proactive approach
  • Stephanie’s journey and lessons learned into Edupreneurship
  • Adjusting content for future iterations
  • Being proactive in Sales Training, future in training approach
  • Embed work into the training

View broadcast: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/011019

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Women in L&D (WiLD) Special Guest: Ashley Lonie of Teamed

Valerie Sunyak speaks to Ashley Lonie on today’s episode of WiLD. Ashley Lonie is the CEO and Founder of Teamed. She is passionate about moving the needle forward in how learning occurs and believes people are the most important asset. Teamed is a marketplace and staffing agency specifically for the digital learning industry. Teamed connects professionals with the organizations who need their services and provides flexible hiring solutions.

Show topics:

  • Introduction & Announcements
  • Ashley’s background and forming Teamed
  • Discussing the Teamed marketplace
  • How it differs from other sites like Upwork, Fivver
  • Challenges in forming a community as a woman in the startup space
  • How Ashley started Teamed
  • Building meaningful relationships
  • Trends observed in L&D, switching fields
  • Soft-skills and business acumen companies are looking for
  • Balance when developing for live workshops vs eLearning
  • Demonstrating return on learning
  • Gender, geographic pay gap for consultants, achieving parity
  • Figuring out consultant rates
  • Identifying niche consultants
  • Challenges encountered as a woman in the workplace and as a CEO
  • Lessons learned
  • Remaining authentic while being a CEO as a woman
  • Observations in the L&D field for women from the #MeToo movement
  • Closing thoughts

View the broadcast: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/010919wild

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Seeds of Insight Tuesday with Special Guest Steve Santamaria, CEO of Folio Photonics

Tuesday brings us Seed of Insight hosted by PeopleFirm. Their guest today is Steve Santamaria who is going to talk about his first year as CEO of Folio Photonics Inc. Bill and Steve talk about technology and how Steve well versed is identifying trends, understanding ecosystems and creating strategic plans that position technologies into industry control points, generating market presence, share and value.

  1. Steve’s history
  2. Development vs Business changes
  3. Focus on the objectives
  4. Releasing control
  5. Strengths and Weaknesses
  6. Learned skills
  7. Taking risks
  8. Integrity

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What a Real Leader Looks Like/For – Guest: Marco Faccini

Show Notes – June 14, 2017

We were graced with the amazing insight from Marco Faccini on teams. We discussed the process of hiring good developers, creating a team atmosphere, and bringing everyone up to the new methods and technology. Marco shared how he helps his team work with him, instead of for him and what that means in the bigger picture to a company. Be sure to roll up through the chat and watch the video to see Anthony Altieri’s true identity along with the great learning and development discussion.

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Gold Nuggets

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