Category Archives: Design You Radio

Elizabeth Suarez on DESIGN YOU with Dr. Garrison Leykam

Elizabeth Suarez is a management consultant and expert in Alternative Dispute Resolution and Leadership. She is highly regarded as an author, speaker, facilitator, coach, strategist, trainer and mediator with an expertise in providing an amicable environment where difficult issues can be successfully addressed and resolved.    Continue reading Elizabeth Suarez on DESIGN YOU with Dr. Garrison Leykam

Marc Emmer on DESIGN YOU with Dr. Garrison Leykam

Marc Emmer is an author, speaker and consultant . He is recognized as a thought leader throughout North America and an expert in strategic planning. Marc recently published his second book, Momentum: How Companies Decide What To Do Next.  He founded Optimize Inc., a California-based consulting firm in 2002 and has grown an impressive client list that includes public companies such as CB Richard Ellis, Justice Stores (formerly Limited Too), Superior International and mid-market companies in a diverse range of industries including financial services, health care, technology and energy. Continue reading Marc Emmer on DESIGN YOU with Dr. Garrison Leykam

Avery Blank on DESIGN YOU with Dr. Garrison Leykam

“Bulldog ballerina” and attorney Avery Blank is an impact strategist helping individuals and organizations to achieve their business, career, and policy goals through advocacy and strategic positioning to unlock hidden opportunities. Avery has worked in industry, government, academia and non-profits and has appeared in journals and publications, including The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Forbes, TIME, Fortune, Lean In, and many more.  She speaks on women’s leadership, millennials, strategy, careers, policy, and politics and has spoken at Campbell Soup Co., the U.S. Department of State, Oxford University’s Power Shift Forum, the Women in Strategy Summit, as well as for Harvard Law School.  Continue reading Avery Blank on DESIGN YOU with Dr. Garrison Leykam

Mel Carson on DESIGN YOU with Dr. Garrison Leykam

In his bestselling Introduction to Personal Branding, Mel Carson  provides a short crash course (the book should take less than an hour to read or listen to) on what personal branding is and how to take your first steps toward perfecting your personal brand. The book provides actionable tactics you can employ immediately in order to start becoming more memorable within your career niche and grow your network. Continue reading Mel Carson on DESIGN YOU with Dr. Garrison Leykam

Patrick J. McGinnis on DESIGN YOU Radio

Choosing between the stability of a traditional career and the upside of entrepreneurship? Why not have both?

Becoming a full-time entrepreneur can look glamorous from the outside. Who doesn’t want to chase their dreams, be their own boss, and do what they love? But the truth is that entrepreneurship is often a slog, with no regular hours, no job security, and very little pay.

What if there was a way to have the stability of a day job with the excitement of a startup? All of the benefits of entrepreneurship with none of the pitfalls? Continue reading Patrick J. McGinnis on DESIGN YOU Radio

Kelley Buttrick on DESIGN YOU Radio

Welcome to DESIGN YOU~                                                                                  The show about people pursuing their passions.

Photo by Pitter Goughnour, Pitter Productions

Garrison’s guest in this segment is Kelley Buttrick. When major brands like McDonald’s, Amtrak, Toys R Us, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Whirlpool, JC Penney and Michelin Tires want to tell their story they rely on Kelley to give it a voice.

A world-recognized voiceover artist, her route to becoming a successful solopreneur involved serial reinventions in singing, theater, DJ’ing, broadcast advertising, public relations, journalism and media. A Telly Awards winner, Kelleyt’s journey to the top of her industry has many lessons learned along the way that are invaluable to anyone pursuing their passion. Continue reading Kelley Buttrick on DESIGN YOU Radio