Executive Access

Hosted by Jamie Tozzi

Insider Leadership Lessons and Encouragement for Motivated Professionals

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Season One Episodes

Episode 4:

“Humble, Hungry, and People-Smart” with Tim Kennedy

In this episode, Jamie speaks with Trident Construction President, Tim Kennedy. When Jamie met the team at Trident Construction, she was amazed at the incredible culture of customer obsession and profound care. Tim shares how that culture was created and how he stewards it now as the organization is growing so rapidly. He discusses the importance of hiring slowly, the power of trust, and the three core attributes that he looks for in highly successful team members. Tim is a strong, humble leader who doesn’t shy away from sharing his mistakes and learning on the way up from entry level employee out of college to now leading the entire organization.

During the episode, Jamie and Tim refer to the following work:

Executive Access is produced by The Ideal Life, a platform that provides coaching, community, and content for people to grow both personally and professionally.

Episode 3:

“It’s Not About Being Right All the Time, It’s About Trying New Things” with Connor Marsden

In this episode, Jamie speaks with Salesforce.com Executive Vice President, Connor Marsden. Connor is a confident and bold leader who is always pushing himself and his team to think differently and try new things to achieve outsized results. Connor talks about the power of curiosity and the willingness to be wrong. He shares how he values authentic leadership and some great tips for achieving that through communicating effectively. Working with Connor is always exciting, and listeners will get insider access to how and why he leads the way he does.

Executive Access is produced by The Ideal Life, a platform that provides coaching, community, and content for people to grow both personally and professionally.

Episode 2:

“Get Up!” with Maureen Daily

In this episode, Jamie speaks with Maureen Daily, senior educator and former high school Principal at Porter-Gaud School. Jamie describes Maureen as one of the best storytellers and communicators she has experienced. Maureen breaks down how she prepares for giving a presentation and the importance of knowing your audience. She discusses authentic leadership and the power of setting guiding principles when influencing teams to act. Maureen is humorous and full of great wisdom.

During the episode, Jamie and Maureen refer to the following work:

Executive Access is produced by The Ideal Life, a platform that provides coaching, community, and content for people to grow both personally and professionally.

Episode 1:

“If You Are Not Keeping Score, You Are Only Practicing” with Dave Willis

In this inaugural episode, Jamie shares an inspiring conversation with Dave Willis, former Corporate Vice President at Microsoft and current Board Director and Advisor. Dave speaks about the importance of a commitment to excellence, focusing on impact over activities, and keeping score. Dave reflects on his career journey and some key learnings along the way. Dave is an accomplished technology senior leader with incredible wisdom to share with leaders of all levels.

Dave Willis is a Technology Industry Board Director and Advisor. Follow Dave on LinkedIn

During the episode, Jamie and Dave refer to the following work:

Executive Access is produced by The Ideal Life, a platform that provides coaching, community and content for people to grow both personally and professionally.

Executive Access with Jamie Tozzi - Former Microsoft executive and current leadership coach - interviewing guests
Executive Access w/ Jamie Tozzi

Former Microsoft executive and current leadership coach

Former Microsoft executive and current leadership coach, Jamie Tozzi, is offering Executive Access to her insights and the wisdom of other successful executive guests designed to accelerate and encourage motivated professionals at all levels on their growth journeys. These discussions will go beyond sharing success stories to talk about the real things that leaders face on their “way up” as well as once they “get there”, the mistakes, the challenges, and the breakthroughs. Listeners will find themselves in these stories and walk away with practical tips that will help them get “unstuck.”

More than anything, this podcast exists to grow leaders of all levels. Jamie believes that anything is possible when you walk in power. These Executive Access insights are often counter-cultural, usually uplifting, and always proven to help leaders make a big impact on the people and businesses they engage with.

Learn more, and connect with Jamie, on LinkedIn.

Categories: Business, Management, Leadership