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Leadership is a Choice
34 minutes | May 29, 2021
Sara Ting World Unity Inc. -014
Joining John with another inspiring example of leadership is Sara Ting, founder and president of World Unity, Inc. It’s a thriving organization that has fostered a world-wide movement with a simple focus. We are all children under the same sun, deserving equal recognition, respect and inclusion. Sara believes there is no place in our world for racism and bigotry In l985, she composed “The Sun Poem,” the centerpiece of a public service campaign to promote racial and ethnic harmony throughout the city of Boston. A multimedia campaign publicized the poem on television, radio, the mass transit and on billboards throughout the city. The campaign was so successful it was also initiated in New York City and over time has been promoted on media outlets across the country. She involves educators, school children, artists and musicians in her life’s work to make an enduring contribution to the elimination of all forms of prejudice, biases and discrimination.
31 minutes | Apr 6, 2021
Dr. Anthony Fabrizio -013
Today’s leader is Anthony “Tony” Fabrizio, Professor and Chair of the of Management Department at Curry College. Dr. Fabrizio teaches at both the undergraduate and graduate college level. After a long distinguished career as a manager in business, Tony is now tasked with leading students and fellow teachers through the COVID 19 crisis, the monumental logistical challenge for our times. John and Jordan talk with Tony about leading through crises, his own special brand of “thinking out of the box,” and the critical leadership roles that current business students will play in the years to come.
45 minutes | Feb 19, 2021
Steve DiFillippo -012
John welcomes Steve DiFillippo, one of the most respected leaders in the restaurant industry, owner of the popular Davio’s restaurant group, headquartered in Boston with locations around the country. Steve shares thoughts on leading his company through the current pandemic, the most challenging time ever for the industry. The conversation also centers around motivating and supporting his staff while delivering the finest service possible to the customers, hallmarks of Steve’s leadership model. DiFillippo is the author of “It’s All About the Guest: Exceeding Expectations in Business and in Life, The Davio’s Way.”
37 minutes | Mar 10, 2020
Candy O’Terry -011
Joining John and Jordan on this episode is the multi-talented Candy O’Terry. Candy is a well-respected broadcaster whose voice graced the airwaves of MAGIC 106.7 WMJX in Boston for 25 years. She is also an award winning interviewer and creator and host of the award-winning podcast “The Story Behind Her Success,” featuring inspiring true stories of women from all walks of life. Candy, along with being a media consultant, corporate communications trainer and motivational leader, is also a talented singer and songwriter.
30 minutes | Dec 14, 2019
Tribal Abundance, Ildiko Oravecz -010
In today’s episode John introduces us to author and leadership coach Ildiko Oravecz. She helps people in organizations small and large attain success, improving interpersonal relationships with her unique program known as Tribal Abundance. That is also the title of her popular book. Ildiko presents a common sense approach to building lasting and meaningful connections in all aspects of life.
19 minutes | Nov 12, 2019
Ken Quigley -009
In today’s episode, John talks leadership at the higher education level with Ken Quigley, President of Curry College in Milton, Massachusetts. Ken Quigley, through his leadership, has seen Curry grow into a thriving school with a diverse student population.
23 minutes | Sep 24, 2019
Leading Folks through a Safe and Happy Retirement -008
In this episode, John and Jordan welcome Mark Rowlette, founder and president of South Shore Retirement Services. They talk with Mark about transparency, dependability, trust and access—all integral parts to Mark’s success as a leader in his field.
36 minutes | Sep 13, 2019
Musings on the Art of Leading Artists -007
John and Jordan welcome celebrated musician, composer and conductor Steven Karidoyanes who has begun his 26th year as music director and conductor of the Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra. What are the leadership qualities that propel an artist such as Steven to unite other artists in the creation of beautiful music? Insights and revelations on leadership are just a click away!
28 minutes | Aug 15, 2019
A Family of Leadership -006
In this episode John and Jordan welcome the vice president of Sullivan Tire and Auto Service Paul Sullivan in to discuss the importance of trust, integrity and family when it comes to leadership.
28 minutes | Jun 25, 2019
Angela M. Callahan -005
Today John and Jordan welcome Angela M. Callahan, Vice Chancellor for Talent and Chief Diversity Officer at the University of Massachusetts in Dartmouth. Topics include how to be a successful “change agent” in an organization that is in need of change, why respect is one of the top keys to leadership and wise advice for college students and millennials as they make their way in today’s world.
19 minutes | Apr 18, 2019
Experience Teaches -004
Today we examine the age-old axiom that ‘experience is the best teacher.’ If true, how and why does experience play such a crucial role in developing strong leaders.
30 minutes | Apr 18, 2019
The Commissioner –003
In this episode, a conversation about leadership and more with City of Boston Police Commissioner William G. Gross. It is an intimate portrait of a humble, thoughtful man leading a major metropolitan police force during challenging times.
12 minutes | Nov 28, 2018
This is where our over 50 years of combined experience get into the "trenches" of authentic leadership. We highlight some of the main points of our book setting the stage for our series of future broadcast. Our host Jordan Rich will ask us some tough questions that relate to all types of leaders. Stay tuned!
13 minutes | Nov 20, 2018
The Book -001
This Episode will focus on how we met and wrote our first book, "Leadership Is A Choice."
1 minutes | Nov 8, 2018
Leadership is a Choice -Intro Episode
John DiCicco and Kenneth Strong Jr. preview their new podcast.
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