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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion with Dr. Shirley Davis

Making Waves at C-Level

Release Date: 08/18/2020

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Making Waves at C-Level

This episode is a sit down chat with Matt Bennett, the founder of DREAMS AREN'T THIS GOOD.  DATG is a craft salsa and tortilla chip brand that's flying off grocery store shelves in the New York area, with plans to expand distribution into the rest of the country. 

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From FBI Agent to Entrepreneur with Scott Augenbaum show art From FBI Agent to Entrepreneur with Scott Augenbaum

Making Waves at C-Level

Six years ago Scott Augenbaum discovered the medium of podcasts.  The first show he ever downloaded was "Cool Things Entrepreneurs Do" (now "Making Waves at C-Level") and he was hooked.  He later reached out to the host, Thom Singer, to talk more about what he was learning.  Thom invited Scott on the show to talk about Cyber Security, and they became friends.

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Making Waves in Pharma with Tim Mikhelashvili show art Making Waves in Pharma with Tim Mikhelashvili

Making Waves at C-Level

Tim Mikhelashvili sits down with Thom Singer for episode 605 of the Making Waves at C-Level Podcast.  Tim lives in New York and was born in the Republic of Georgia. He is a Doctor of Pharmacy with a Post-doctoral fellowship from Rutgers University in Scientific Publications and Medical Education with 15 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry in headquarters-based and primarily field-based Medical and Medical Science Liaison Trainer.

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Making Waves at C-Level

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Making Waves at C-Level

Jim McCarthy is the co-founder and CEO of Stellar Tickets (www.stellartickets. com) and Goldstar (www.goldstar.com), a company that sells millions of live event tickets to millions of people on behalf of more than 5,000 venues and producers each year. An e-commerce veteran, Jim has spent his entire career in high-growth businesses and likes to share his knowledge and insight with others.

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Unconscious Bias - A Conversation with Kelly Charles-Collins show art Unconscious Bias - A Conversation with Kelly Charles-Collins

Making Waves at C-Level

This episode is a re-broadcast of the "Digital Enterprise Society Podcast".  Thom interviews attorney, speaker, consultant and author Kelly Charles-Collins about unconscious bias and doing what it takes to keep your company on the right side of the next #hashtag movement. They discuss the differences between racism and unconscious bias, steps you can take to minimize unconscious biases in your company and your career, and the importance of never being a bystander when action needs to happen.  

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Making Waves at C-Level

For episode #601 Thom Singer sits down with Todd Connor to talk about entrepreneurship, side hustles, and the changes in the workplace because of COVID and other changes in society. 

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Six Years and 600 Episodes - Advice on Making Waves show art Six Years and 600 Episodes - Advice on Making Waves

Making Waves at C-Level

Six years ago when Thom Singer started this podcast, he ran the idea of the show by his "Mastermind Group".  They thought it was a terrible idea.  Today the show is a cornerstone of Thom's career, a place where he fine tuned his interviewing skills (that are not used onstage and in virtual meetings), and has become his greatest tool for networking with business professionals.

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Making Waves at C-Level

People do business with those they know, like, and trust.  And for as long as there has been business, there has been networking.  Those key relationship are what lead to opportunities.  

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Making Waves at C-Level

Thom Singer has spent a lot of time the last four years looking at reinvention and starting over at 50. He began looking at the second half of life and wanted to create a new way of doing everything. He had a good life, but knew that he had not taken enough risks.

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This episode was originally recorded for the "Webinar Talk Show".  This is a great conversation about how companies face the changes in the workplace around COVID, the economy, and issues around race.  Dr. Shirley Davis is a leader in helping organizations face the hard issues.  This is a topic that matters to all companies.  
 
About Dr. Shirley Davis
 
As President and CEO of SDS Global Enterprises, Inc., Dr. Shirley Davis brings a unique background as a seasoned HR and Diversity & Inclusion global thought leader, a senior executive, a certified leadership coach, and a former Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer for several major Fortune 100 companies. She has worked in more than 30 countries on 5 continents and delivers more than 80 speeches a year. She continues to consult, coach, and present to leaders at all levels of an organization, in all business sectors, and across a number of industries.
 
She is the former Global Head of Diversity, Inclusion and Workplace Strategies for the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). Dr. Davis has also been a featured expert on NBC’s The Today Show, USA Today, National Public Radio, The Wall Street Journal, Essence Magazine, Black Enterprise Magazine, The Washington Post, and Inclusion Magazine.  She earned the highest designation in the speaking industry as a Certified Speaking Professional, bestowed by the National Speaker’s Association, which put her in the ranks of only 15% of speakers worldwide.
 
She is the author of the best-selling book, “Reinvent Yourself: Strategies for Achieving Success in Every Area of Your Life,” and “The Seat: How to Get Invited to the Table When You’re Over-Performing and Undervalued.” She holds a Bachelor’s in Pre-Law,  a Master’s in HR Management, a Ph.D. in Business and Organization Management, and is a former Ms. American United States. She is also a featured author for LinkedIn Learning’s online course entitled, “Inclusive Leadership.”
 
SDS Global Enterprises, Inc. (SDS) is a woman and minority-owned C-Corporation that provides strategic development solutions that enable organizational leaders to build high performing and inclusive cultures that thrive in a competitive and changing environment. We specialize in such areas as HR strategy development, talent management, diversity & inclusion, leadership effectiveness, personal and professional reinvention, and organization/culture transformation. With more than thirty years of experience and proven results, we continue to be a highly sought-after resource for many organizations. We are headquartered in Tampa Bay, Florida, and in recent years we have expanded our offerings and our reach to various industry sectors and geographic locations, including outside of the U.S. to include Canada, South Africa, Europe, Latin America, Asia, United Arab Emirates, and the Caribbean.