People Catalysts Podcast

The People Catalysts Podcast

In business and life…relationships are everything. We host The People Catalysts’ Podcast where we interview top business leaders and learn how they build relationships with their teams, clients, and those that promote and refer them. These 3 relationships are key for every business and organization. We help people learn how to improve all 3 on their path to excellence.


What Can We Learn From an International Military Trainer?
What Can We Learn From an International Military Trainer? No one trains like the United States military.  What can we learn from an international trainer with almost 30 years’ experience who now coaches professional speakers and trainers? Rich Parsons served the United States for 27 years as an Air Force senior leader and program manager.  He started in Civil Engineering and quickly moved up to be an instructor for everything from dealing with chemical attacks
Managing Your Message with Jim Karrh
Managing Your Message with Jim Karrh Your Message to the world is a combination of the Message, the Messenger, and Management Habits.  What is your message to the world? Jim Karrh offers clients his experience as a consumer researcher, award-winning corporate marketing leader, and now consultant, speaker, and coach to businesses ranging from startups to members of the Fortune 500. He is the author of The Science of Customer Connections: Manage Your Message to Grow
Make Remote Work with Clare Price
Make Remote Work Going remote is not just about your team, it’s also about your customers.  Clare Price has been working remotely since the 80s and talks with Karla about how to Make Remote Work. Clare Price is CEO of Octain, a global strategic planning consultancy that helps small and mid-market companies grow to dominate their markets by Fueling the Speed of Businessä. She started working remotely in the 1980s as a tech reporter for
Leaders: Humble Hungry Heroes with a Heart Retired Colonel Bill DeMarco shares four pillars to being a great leader: Be humble, hungry, a hero, and have a heart. Join Karla and the Chair for Leadership in the USAF Senior Leader’s College as they discuss lessons on leadership. Colonel J. William “Bill” DeMarco, USAF (ret), serves as the Chair and Dean of Education Leadership Department, and Professor of Leadership Studies Air Command and Staff College (ACSC)
Impact Entrepreneurship with Christine Sanni Your call to purpose wouldn’t be inside you if it wasn’t meant to come from you.  In this episode, we discuss how to move forward in the midst of fear and turn your thoughts into things and strategies, by building a passionate team who can make it happen. Christine Sanni has built an award-winning career in technology; expanded her commitment and efforts toward environmental conservation; and is focused on helping
Your Post-Virus Plan Starts Today with Andrew Sherman There’s never been a better time in history to buy a business or make yours worth buying. More people are made millionaires during times of distress than any other.  Are you ready to recover from the COVID crisis? Andrew Sherman serves as a legal and strategic adviser to both leaders of Fortune 500 companies and founders of rapid growth, emerging businesses in the areas of business planning, corporate
Strategic Relationships with David Nour Who do we need? Who do we know? How do we connect the dots?  That is what Strategic Relationships are all about.  Listen in as David and Karla discuss the power in building relationships. A thinker, senior leadership/board advisor, global speaker, and best-selling author, David Nour is internationally recognized as the leading expert on strategic business relationships. The author of ten books, including best-sellers CO-CREATE (St. Martins Press) and RELATIONSHIP
The Importance of Building Resiliency With Todd Palmer In this episode Karla and Todd share stories to impress the importance of being resilient in business.  As a 25-year entrepreneur, business coach, keynote speaker & author, Todd Palmer made it his WHY to Improve Lives.  He does this by teaching, guiding & empowering entrepreneurs, CEOs and leaders on how to take the complex and make it simple regarding human capital. He guides us to adopt a
Importance of Passion in Work In this episode Karla, Alaina and Andrew discuss how important it is that an employee’s passion is aligned in the workplace and how productive they are when they feel comfortable and supported in their surroundings.  Andrew Sherman serves as a legal and strategic advisor to both leaders of Fortune 500 companies and founders of rapid growth, emerging businesses in the areas of business planning, corporate finance, Mergers and Acquisition (M&A)
Competitive Advantage Part 2 In this episode we discuss Peter Drucker’s quote that says, “Innovation is easy. Just put people in teams and have them work together. The problem is nobody knows how to do it.” Listen to Part 1 here. Listen to Part 2 of How You Can Achieve A Competitive Advantage  Listen to the podcast here: Read Along as Karla and Allen discuss How You Can Achieve A Competitive Advantage Karla Nelson: And

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