Lessons from the Circus and Wrestling Workplace Rhinos
July 11, 2013
Hosted by Deanne DeMarco, MT, MA, RCC
Susan Landay, President of Trainers Warehouse and Office Oxygen, started her career as a clown for Ringling Brothers circus. Trainers Warehouse is the biggest name in training and educational supplies. Susan will share how being a circus clown taught her valuable leadership lessons. This graduate from Yale University and Kellogg Graduate School gives some very practical tips for young women just starting out. Susan is a hands-on executive and her articles have appeared in Sloan Management Review, Pfeifer Training Annual, and Training Magazine. Our Second guest is Dr. Rhoberta Shaler, author of Wrestling Rhinos: Conquering Conflict in the Wilds of Work. She says that if you are more exhausted by the people you work with than the work you are doing, you are most likely wrestling rhinos. With a PhD in psychology and extensive post graduate work, Dr Shaler developed the concepts and solutions in Wrestling Rhinos that she shares with our audience.
Today’s Inspiring Women
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Inspiring Women. You’ve heard of some: Hillary Clinton, Oprah Winfrey, Sonia Sotomayor, and Meg Whitman. But there are many inspiring women who are not as well known; women who have touched our lives forever. Now you can find out who these female business and entrepreneurial rising stars are. During each episode you will be introduced to extraordinary women who may have come from a background similar to your own. You’ll discover, how they overcame challenges and the lessons they learned to become successful in their fields. Not only will you hear success stories, you’ll be presented with professional insights, tools, tips and strategies you can use to achieve your own personal success. And you can join the discussion, to get the most of this special opportunity. So, become inspired — and mentored with professional insights and tools. It’s where dreams meet information and inspiration.
Deanne DeMarco, MT, MA, RCC
Deanne is diverse in careers from scientist, college instructor, management trainer, Fortune 500 Manager, author to entrepreneur. She is a much sought after speaker and business coach who blends the spirit of change, life-long learning, and adaptability.
For more than 20 years Deanne has worked with managers and individuals to help break through personal and career roadblocks with her innovative strategies. She offers her abilities as a leader, certified business coach, and educator to corporations and organizations globally. Deanne demonstrates the adaptive thinking necessary for change in our present-day world.
Deanne is an example of her own advice, adaptability, and self-leadership. She knows first-hand what it takes to climb the corporate ladder and the challenges women face in career advancement.
She teaches workshops in leadership, management, communication, public speaking, the changing workforce, and conflict intervention.
Deanne is the author of four books, and her business articles have been published in over 300 trade magazines and professional journals. She has won numerous public speaking awards and Deanne's management coaching program won national recognition from Training Magazine's Top 100. Additionally she was on the three-member team that first discovered the cancer link to second hand smoke.
Deanne is known for her high energy speaking style and use of personal stories coupled with strategies that work.