CinderellaCEO. Whitney J Martin, Co-Founder, Texas Women Ventures

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Advice for CEO's, Advice for Entrepreneurs, Advice for Women, Audio, Career Advice, Getting Along in the Workplace, Millennials, Respect in the Workplace

Cinderella CEO on Air is a career podcast based on the international book, From Cinderella to CEO – How to Master the 10 Lessons of Fairy Tales to Transform Your Work Life. Cary Broussard, author and host of the show interviews Whitney Johns Martin is Co-Founder, Co-Chairwoman and Managing Director of Texas Women Ventures . Appointed by Fed Chair Alan Greenspan, Whitney was three-time Chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Nashville branch and an appointee to the National Women’s Business Council by the SBA Administrator. Whitney has made it her business to support women in business and find smart financial investors who do the same. She discusses what women do best and how they can improve upon seeking investors and growing their businesses.

CinderellaCEO-Lisa Haude CEO

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Advice for CEO's, Advice for Entrepreneurs, Advice for Students and Parents, Advice for Women, Career Advice, Design, Hospitality Industry, Hotel Design

So delighted to meet and interview Lisa A. Haude, president and owner of Paradigm Design Group! You will love her story. Young mom and dedicated entrepreneur, Lisa works with most of the major hotel brands throughout the world to create one-of-a-kind designs for them. Prior to starting her own firm, Lisa was affiliated with Deborah Lloyd Forest Associates, Bristol Hotels & Resorts, and Mitchell Carlson Stone, Inc. A graduate of Baylor University, she’s also served on the editorial advisory board of NEWH Magazine, as well as various consultative roles for leading hospitality resources. Lisa works with her husband – her business partner! (I love this as I too work with my husband). Between work and family life, the Haude’s enjoy relaxing at home or traveling all over the world. Cinderella CEO on Air is a […]

Interview with Sean Magennis, COO at YPO

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Advice for CEO's

I met Sean Magennis soon after I moved back to Dallas and began consulting with Earth Day Texas. Sean is a green energy entrepreneur from South Africa (with a great accent), and founder of Gateway Green Energy Holdings, LLC. In our interview, I spoke to Sean about his role as President and Chief Operating Officer of YPO (Young Presidents Organization). YPO has more than 24,000 members, in over 130 countries. Sean and I discuss that 50 percent of the YPO senior management team is comprised of women, and the majority of CEO members are men. He says today’s C-level executives have to be better communicators. Learning how to avoid ambiguity takes a high degree of self-awareness. He provides examples of how to ask questions to avoid the triggers that cause one to over-react or act […]

CEO Gretta Brooks Unlocks the Power of Your Voice Through Her New Technology

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Advice for CEO's

Gretta Brooks, founder and chief executive officer of SalesBoost, LLC, has developed a SaaS-based sales training technology solution for hotels to improve performance and increase results. A long-time techie and hotel executive with a passion for mentoring others, Gretta combined her expertise and passion to develop and obtain the provisional patent for the first voice analysis training system software for the hospitality industry. Gretta has a Cinderella story, not to mention a fairy tale name. She’s a fan of the lessons of fairy tales and talks with Cinderella CEO On Air about her company, her love of mentoring and how using your voice can unlock the keys to the castle and boost your confidence, performance, and sales. Her web-based, on-demand sales development tool, SalesBoost, provides unlimited sales scenario simulation and immediate feedback to improve sales […]

CinderellaCEO-Candice Quarles, CEO of 9 Happy People Lifestyle Brands

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Advice for CEO's, Advice for Entrepreneurs, Advice for Students and Parents, Advice for Women, Career Advice, Dallas, Fashion, Happiness, Media, Purpose-driven, Underserved communities

I love happy people, and who doesn’t? Well, how would you like 9 Happy People? And there are more…Meet Candice Quarles, CEO of 9HappyPeople Lifestyle brands. Candice is a brilliant civic leader and new mom, and spent time talking with us on CinderellaCEO On Air about how her entrepreneurial venture is improving communities. Formerly an executive with Deloitte Big Four Accounting firm, and the Urban League of Dallas, she has her Masters in Human Resources (pssst….she’s really smart!). All this has prepared her for her most important job yet. Each purchase from 9HappyPeople brand helps create jobs in local, under-served communities like East and South Dallas. 9HappyPeople has modern, trendy designs that share positive messages, and every piece is high quality, made with the finest materials. When you buy 9HappyPeople, you are helping to combat […]

Cinderella CEO-Lisbeth R. McNabb

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Advice for CEO's, Advice for Entrepreneurs, Advice for Women, Audio, Career Advice, Getting Along in the Workplace, Millennials, Women in Media

Lisbeth McNabb is the CEO and founder of DigiWorksCorp, the digital data science company, SaaS, software as a service, for retail and brand clients, and former CFO and Strategy Officer for Match.com. Honored in 2013 as a Digital Director 50 in Financial Times Agenda Magazine, and among the Top 25 Women In Business with American City Business Journals in 2011 and Top 25 Women in Technology in 2014, McNabb is is known for scaling high growth innovation across sales and business development, operations, finance and business intelligence. Having worked with companies such as PepsiCo, Frito-Lay, American Airlines, AT&T and Sodexo, she is also former CEO and founder of the professional women’s digital platform, w2wlink. Lisbeth received her B.S. at University of Nebraska and M.B.A. from Southern Methodist University Cox School of Business, and recognized as […]