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CEO Radio

Ray Hoffman interviews CEOs about their business practices. Learn what it takes to be at the top of your business game!

  • Monday, January 16th
  • An Important Lesson In Leadership

    01:03
    Sometimes the most important lesson about leadership is the first one. It was for Steven Goldstein, author of "Why Are There Snowblowers in Miami?" CEO Radio, part 1...
  • The Five Principles of Engagement

    21:19
    Steven Goldstein says there are five principles of engagement that can transform a business. Here's part one of Ray Hoffman's CEO Radio conversation with the former CEO of American Express Bank...
  • Learning a Lot From the Boss

    01:03
    Sometimes the most important lesson about leadership is the first one. It was that way for Steven Goldstein, author of "Why Are There Snowblowers in Miami?" CEO Radio, part 1...
  • Wednesday, January 11th
  • It's All in the Name

    01:02
    Why did he name his latest company "Ready, Set, Boom"? Richard Roll says for a very logical reason. CEO Radio, part 6...
  • Tuesday, January 10th
  • A Simple Plan that Goes a Long Way

    01:02
    Each of Richard Roll's marketing firms has operated around the general idea of helping consumers. Even the first one, when his clients were bankers. CEO Radio, part 5...
  • Monday, January 9th
  • Like Father, Like Son

    01:02
    He has been a master marketer since the 1970s, but before the successful son there was a successful father for inspiration. And Irwin Roll had one very inspiring idea. Richard Roll on CEO Radio, part 4....
  • Friday, January 6th
  • Learning From Dad to Create Demand

    01:02
    Even if one Mad Man in the family was enough, Richard Roll took a lot of lessons from what his dad accomplished in advertising to build his own successful career in marketing. CEO Radio, part 3...
  • Thursday, January 5th
  • Flooded With Magazines

    01:02
    In becoming a successful marketer, it didn't hurt Richard Roll grew up in the home of one of the real Mad Men of the 1960s, his ad agency CEO father. CEO Radio, part 2...
  • Wednesday, January 4th
  • Following Dad... but Not Quite

    01:02
    The acorn may not fall far from the tree, but in the case of Richard Roll (CEO of Ready, Set, Boom) it fell just far enough away to keep him out of the advertising business. Instead he went into marketing. CEO Radio, part 1...
  • Tuesday, January 3rd
  • Getting Your Name Out

    01:02
    Just because you're known in your hometown, that doesn't mean the rest of the country knows who you are. But does Legal Sea Foods CEO Roger Berkowitz hope to change that? Pt.10 of CEORADIO.
  • Monday, January 2nd
  • The Future of Restaurants

    01:01
    When you're CEO for 24 years, you need to look ahead. And for Roger Berkowitz, that means a test kitchen. CEO Radio, part 9...
  • Friday, December 30th, 2016
  • Recession Proof Managing

    01:02
    A restaurant management tip from Legal Sea Foods: When times are tough, cut your wine prices. CEO Radio, part 8.
  • Thursday, December 29th, 2016
  • He Knows the Fish Business

    01:02
    Managing inventory in the fish business requires some special knowledge. Ask Legal Sea Foods' Roger Berkowitz. CEO Radio, part 7.
  • Wednesday, December 28th, 2016
  • Variables in the Fish Industry

    01:02
    Few companies are as dependent on their "test" scores as Legas Sea Foods. CEO Radio part 6.
  • Tuesday, December 27th, 2016
  • Restaurant or Fish Company?

    01:02
    Is it a restaurant company or a fish company? Legal Sea Foods CEO Roger Berkowitz on CEO Radio, part 5.
  • Monday, December 26th, 2016
  • Help From Julia Child

    01:03
    It took The French Chef and a well-known US Ambassador to Japan to give Legal Sea Foods the final push toward success. Legal's CEO Roger Berkowitz on CEO Radio, part 4.
  • Friday, December 23rd, 2016
  • A Fortunate TV Appearance

    01:02
    Legal Sea Foods came of age at the right place --Cambridge, Mass-- and the right time --the 1960s. CEO Radio, part 3...
  • Thursday, December 22nd, 2016
  • How They Became Legalized

    01:01
    How did Legal Sea Foods become Legal Sea Foods? CEO Roger Berkowitz knows the family story. CEO Radio, part 2...
  • Tuesday, December 20th, 2016
  • From the Atlantic to the Pacific

    01:02
    Yesterday, Mt. Kisco. Today, the Hudson Valley. Tomorrow, the USA? Dr. Scott Hayworth is ready to take CareMount Medical on the road. CEO Radio, part 7...
  • Monday, December 19th, 2016
  • An Unusual Beginning

    01:02
    On any list of companies with fascinating backstories, you'll find Legal Sea Foods. CEO Roger Berkowitz on CEO Radio, part 1
  • Let Docs be Docs

    01:03
    To keep good doctors from burning out and leaving the profession, let doctors be doctors. That's Dr Scott Hayworth's advice. CEO Radio, part 6...
  • Let Docs be Docs

    01:03
    To keep good doctors from burning out and leaving the profession, let doctors be doctors. That's Dr Scott Hayworth's advice. CEO Radio, part 6...  
  • Friday, December 16th, 2016
  • A Hospital Unlike Any Other

    01:02
    Ray Hoffman talks with CareMonut Medical CEO Dr Scott Hayworth who describes exactly what CareMount Medical is to those who don't know, in pt 5.
  • Thursday, December 15th, 2016
  • Why I Became a CEO

    01:02
    Dr Scott Hayworth had no intention of being a CEO. But his "head for business" told him that he could create an significant regional medical practice...which became CareMount Medical. CEO Radio, part 4...
  • Wednesday, December 14th, 2016
  • The Benefits of Working Together

    01:01
    Why have so many doctors chosen to join group practices? CareMount Medical's CEO, Dr. Scott Hayworth, knows of many reasons. CEO Radio, part 3...
  • Tuesday, December 13th, 2016
  • Sharing His Knowledge

    01:03
    Taking a local medical practice and growing it tenfold --so far-- wasn't on Scott Hayworth's radar when he went to med school. And that's something he likes to share with young doctors. CEO Radio, part 2...
  • Monday, December 12th, 2016
  • Moving from Medicine to Business

    01:02
    He's an OB-GYN-CEO...and he has built the largest independent medical group in New York State. Dr Scott Hayworth of CareMount Medical on CEO Radio, part 1...
  • Friday, December 9th, 2016
  • Where to Go Next

    01:02
    With a US market share approaching 50 percent, the biggest maker of composite decking is looking elsewhere for growth. CEO Jim Kline on CEO Radio, part 10...
  • Thursday, December 8th, 2016
  • Don't Need to Know Everything

    01:02
    At some companies, even the CEO doesn't need to know everything. Companies like Trex. CEO Radio, part 9...
  • Wednesday, December 7th, 2016
  • Real Wood Gets it Done

    01:02
    It's one thing to dominate the market for wood alternative decking, but when it comes to building decks the dominant material is still wood. That's one reason why Trex started Trex University. CEO Radio, part 8...
  • Tuesday, December 6th, 2016
  • Inventing Your Customer's Needs

    01:02
    Here's a formula for success: Listen to what your customers want, and then get your R and D team to invent it. That's what Trex did. CEO Radio, part 7...
  • Monday, December 5th, 2016
  • To Each His Own

    01:01
    No two CEOs are exactly alike..even when they're friends and long-time associates. Ask Jim Cline of Trex. CEO Radio part 6...
  • Changes With Changing CEO's

    13:40
    The shares of Trex, the leading maker of wood alternative decking, have risen 25-fold since former CEO Ron Kaplan and former CFO Jim Cline came in in 2008. Now Cline is CEO...and here's the second part of his CEO Radio conversation with Ray Hoffman...
  • Tuesday, November 29th, 2016
  • Having the Right Approach

    01:02
    How do you tell the CEO "you're wrong"? Former Trex CFO, now CEO, Jim Cline knows how. CEO Radio, part 2...
  • Monday, November 28th, 2016
  • A Perfect Tandem

    01:03
    For every great CEO there's a great leadership team. And former CEO Ron Kaplan might not have been able to turn around the Trex Company without bringing in Jim Cline as CFO. CEO Radio, part 1...
  • Controlling The Situation

    15:38
    Trex is one of the great manufacturing turnarounds of recent years. Here's the first part of Ray Hoffman's CEO Radio conversation with former CFO, now CEO, Jim Cline...
  • Friday, November 25th, 2016
  • Standing With Giants

    01:00
    Again in 2016, Goodwill is rated the number one brand in the world, ahead of even Amazon and Google. CEO Jim Gibbons says part of the reason for that has to do with the way Goodwill is structured. Not as a monolith. CEO Radio, part 5...
  • Thursday, November 24th, 2016
  • Identifying Your Brand

    01:02
    Sometimes a CEO transforms an organization, sometimes an organization transforms the CEO. Jim Gibbons on CEO Radio, part 3...
  • Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016
  • The Hat Trick

    00:59
    Sometimes a CEO transforms an organization, sometimes an organization transforms the CEO. Jim Gibbons on CEO Radio, part 3...
  • Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016
  • Second Time's a Charm

    01:02
    Who says "there are no second acts" at Harvard Business School? Goodwill's Jim Gibbons would beg to disagree. CEO Radio, part 2...
  • Monday, November 21st, 2016
  • Credit Goes to Mom & Dad

    01:02
    In making a special CEO, special parents may be required. As in the case of Goodwill Industries International's Jim Gibbons. CEO Radio, part 1...
  • Friday, November 18th, 2016
  • Challenging Goals

    01:01
    As long as Facebook keeps growing, Ric Calvillo's company, Nanigans can keep growing. CEO Radio, part 5...
  • Thursday, November 17th, 2016
  • Always Need a Backup Plan

    01:02
    If at first you don't succeed, pivot, pivot, pivot! Ric Calvillo on CEO Radio, part 4...
  • Wednesday, November 16th, 2016
  • Still Playing Games

    01:00
    Sometimes, after identifying a trend, a good entrepreneur needs to find the niche within the trend. Ric Calvillo on CEO Radio, part 3...
  • Tuesday, November 15th, 2016
  • Striking Gold Twice?

    01:01
    A single success under your belt can make you a bankable commofdity in the eyes of venture capitalists. Ric Calvillo on CEO Radio, part 2..
  • Monday, November 14th, 2016
  • Times are No Longer Tight

    01:02
    Just because a few young tech CEOs have become billionaires, don't think it's ever easy in tech. Ric Calvillo of Nanigan's on CEO Radio, part 1...
  • Friday, November 11th, 2016
  • Cooperation Amongst Friends

    01:02
    There's a special bond between the men and women who have been inducted into the Entrepreneur Hall of Fame at Seton Hall. One of this year's inductees learned how deep it goes when he needed a roof for the community center he was building. CEO Radio, part 9...
  • Thursday, November 10th, 2016
  • Help from a Cop

    01:03
    In this year of urban violence, social entrepreneur Jerry Walker has some definite thoughts about how to bring police departments closer to the communities. CEO Radio, part 8....
  • Wednesday, November 9th, 2016
  • It Takes a Village to Build a Dream

    01:01
    Seton Hall Entrepreneur Hall of Fame inductee Jerry Walker's dream of a neighborhood basketball-and-learning center took 12 years to build. And once private investors (and his fellow Seton Hall alums) saw the city was behind it, they got behind it. CEO Radio, part 7...
  • Tuesday, November 8th, 2016
  • Walker Dollars

    01:02
    Incentive economics work. Ask the CEO of Team Walker, former Seton Hall basketball star Jerry Walker. CEO Radio, part 6...
  • Monday, November 7th, 2016
  • Lessons Learned Across the Globe

    01:02
    Though he didn't stick in the NBA, Jerry Walker still carved out a career playing professional basketball, around the world...and the lessons learned came back him to Jersey City. CEO Radio, part 5...
  • Worth The Wait

    20:15
    It took 12 years to raise the funding, but today Seton Hall Entrepreneur Hall of Fame member Jerry Walker has a 10,000-square foot communnity center in Jersey City..and he's looking to expand. Here's the second part of his CEO Radio conversation with Ray Hoffman...
  • Thursday, November 3rd, 2016
  • Still Learing from his Longtime Coach

    01:02
    P.J. Carlesimo says the best team he coached in his 13 years at Seton Hall was the 1993 team in which Jerry Walker played such a key role. And Jerry Walker learned a lot from P.J. Carlesimo. CEO Radio, part 4...
  • Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016
  • He Won't Need That Many Tickets

    01:02
    It isn't the Hall of Fame that Jerry Walker was shooting for. But as the former Seton Hall basketball star puts it, "God works in mysterious ways." CEO Radio, part three...
  • Tuesday, November 1st, 2016
  • A GM in Training

    00:58
    It should be no surprise that Jerry Walker has built an extraordinary social service firm, Team Walker. After all, it's in his DNA. CEO Radio, part two...
  • Monday, October 31st, 2016
  • Sharing Opportunities

    01:00
    20 years ago, Team Walker was just a neighborhood after-school basketball program. Today, what former Seton Hall basketball star Jerry Walker has built is much, much more. CEO Radio, part one.
  • Two Decades to Build a Team

    20:18
    For Seton Hall Entrepreneur of the Year Jerry Walker, it's been a 20-year journey building a "team." Here's the first part of his CEO Radio conversation with Ray Hoffman.
  • Thursday, October 27th, 2016
  • Important Steps

    01:03
    Can a stairway be a building block to a richer corporate culture? Datto's Austin McChord says yes. CEO Radio, part 9...
  • Wednesday, October 26th, 2016
  • Early Struggles

    01:02
    Over the last few years it's been one of the fastest growing small companies in America. But CEO Austin McChord hasn't forgotten how his company nearly went under...on a regular basis. CEO Radio, part 8...
  • Tuesday, October 25th, 2016
  • Down to His Last Strike

    16:25
    He was just out of college, starting his first business. His first two strategies failed. Good thing Austin McChord had one last idea. CEO Radio, part 7....

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