“Leadership Week from The Next Best Thing”

November 18, 2009
Hosted by Linda C. Thompson

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Episode Description

Join Linda as she speaks with Lauron Sonnier, from Sonnier Marketing, author, speaker, trainer, radio host and Marketing advisor who will teach you to “Stir The Pot” and to “Think like a Marketer” www.sonniermarketing.com Also joining Linda is Bob Foley who has held C-Level leadership positions in a broad spectrum of sectors including Financials, Travel, Hotels and Hospitality and Consulting. He has been the CEO of a major hotel company. The companies Bob has led have 100% improvement in profit as well as employee satisfaction. His leadership strength, humanitarianism and candor allow Foley’s constituents to enjoy performing at maximum ability. Additionally, his close relationship with Ted Kennedy influenced political leadership as well.

The Next Best Thing

The Next Best Thing

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The Next Best Thing -- who does not want to know that? The Next Best Thing engages, informs and enlightens the audience with the most up-to-date thinking from the most intriguing people. Always fun, always entertaining, The Next Best Thing is the closest source to a crystal ball going – and much more accurate. The areas of life critical to all – medicine, healthcare, politics, the arts, business, matters of the heart and spirit – find out The Next Best Thing on this show. In a complex, sometimes confusing world, The Next Best Thing with show host Linda C. Thompson keeps listeners ahead of the game.

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Linda C. Thompson

Linda C. Thompson

Linda C. Thompson is known as an author, poet, playwright, and a renowned expert in Management and Organizational Development. Her first novel I Am My Own Dragon was a first-run sell-out gathering endorsements from the Clarion Review, NY Times, Deepak Chopra, Montel Williams and Broadway greats.

Linda is an innovator in leadership, team acceleration and coaching. She works with over 100 of the Fortune 500 and leading institutions in medicine and government. She is included in a variety of Who’s Who and 2000 Most Notable Women in America. She is also a motivational speaker. From humble beginnings in Texas, Linda has risen to accomplish high goals. Her quintessential American journey allows Linda to relate authentically with the full spectrum of humanity. Drawing upon 20+ years of business experience, Linda combines practical solutions with unique flair and creativity. She marries experience and expertise in strategic business, human resources, interpersonal skill transference, and group dynamics. The result is savvy charisma in any situation. Prior to consulting, Linda held executive positions in both government and corporations.

She holds the following degrees: BA in American Studies from U.T Austin, MA in Creative Writing from U.T Austin, and an MBA in Organizational Behavior and Finance from USC. She loves to write, speak, sing, hug dogs, hike wild places, snorkel and whisper words of greatness to horses and humans alike.

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