Scott Tant of Professional Staff Management

Professional Staff ManagementScott Tant is President of Professional Staff Management. PSM provides outsourced Human Resources to small businesses to increase profitability by offering HR management, benefits administration, payroll services, worker’s compensation, risk management, hiring/recruiting support and much more.

In this interview Scott goes in-depth on the topic of “PEOs (Professional Employer Organizations).”  PEOs might not be widely understood among business owners, but they can often help streamline a business and add profit to the bottom line.

A Peek Into the “New Industrial Revolution” With Anurag Garg, CEO of Dattus Inc.

Dattus Inc.There’s more than cord in Indiana!!  In fact, the groundswell of cutting-edge technology companies emerging from the Hoosier state is stunning.

Dattus Inc. is one such company, and the product/service they offer would have been unimaginable ten or fifteen years ago.  Imagine heavy industrial machines that send you a message before they fail.  “My main seal will fail in two weeks,” for example.

This type of predictive warning would mean a drastic reduction in unplanned downtime, and this is not a promise of the future.  This capability is here now!

Understanding DISC and Behavior Styles With Communications Guru Amy Woodall

Amy Woodall is a Communications and Customer Service Trainer with Trustpointe.  Amy is an absolute master of DISC and behavior styles, and in this episode, Amy helps us grasp the importance of understanding other people and how they operate.

Have you ever been speaking to a client or prospect, only to see their “eyes glaze over” during your pitch?  Have you ever had that feeling that people just aren’t “getting” what you’re saying?  Watch this episode to understand what’s going on and what you can do about it. (more…)

Hiring the Very Best Talent with “Talent Thief” Jeff Boucher

Titus Talent StrategiesAttracting and hiring the best talent is a challenge for any organization. Jeff Boucher is Director of Talent Services at Titus Talent Strategies, and in this episode he shares some of the secrets for attracting the very best talent to your organization.

Jeff is often called “The Talent Thief,” which of course is provocative, but also describes very well the value he brings to any company struggling with talent acquisition. The Titus model ingeniously includes focusing on “passive candidates,” meaning those candidates who are not actively looking to make a job change. (more…)


Denise Rezsonya – Christian Author and Speaker

Branding Guru Thaddeus Rex

If you’ve never heard of Thaddeus Rex, you are in for a treat.  TRex just has that “it” factor.  A gift for words.  A gift for insight.  Magnetism.

If you’re looking for ongoing inspiration, be sure to check out his excellent blog.  In the meantime, sit back and relax with this inspirational episode.

Sally Tassani of The Strategy Forums

Have you ever noticed that successful people tend to surround themselves with other successful people?  Seemingly nobody gets to the top without lots of help and encouragement from others.  Sally Tassani recognized this pattern of success and had the insight to provide purposeful, formalized peer support through her membership organization The Strategy Forums. (more…)

Children’s TherAplay Foundation, Inc.

Hippotherapy in action.

Hippotherapy in action.

Just north of Indianapolis in Carmel, IN is a very special not-for-profit with a special mission.  Children’s TherAplay foundation, Inc. is an outpatient pediatric rehabilitation clinic providing physical therapy and occupational therapy for special-needs children ages 18 months to 13 years.

TherAplay is one of those organizations that exemplifies the saying “a picture is worth a thousand words.”  One cannot fully explain in words the magic taking place at TherAplay, but one almost immediately understands after viewing one or two pictures of kids engaged in a therapy session. (more…)

Alison Martin-Books of Mentoring Women’s Network

Landing on My FeetFinding a good mentor was a key lever to help Alison Martin-Books climb the corporate ladder much more quickly than most.  By 29 years old, Alison was already running a major not-for-profit.  Not shabby!

Alison eventually turned her understanding of the strategic value of mentoring into a thriving business.  Mentoring Women’s Network is a community of empowered women developing one another professionally through mentoring relationships.

In this episode, we had a chance to talk in depth about the power of mentoring.   (more…)

Failure Only Makes You Stronger – Duane Weber of Trustpointe

It’s very rare these days to hear a trusted adviser openly share details of a major “failure” in business.  Duane Weber of Trustpointe recently shared such a story through Indy’s popular Sparks event.  The talk was riveting, but at only five minutes in length, it left us wanting to learn more. (more…)

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