The Manila Folder
By KC Jorgensen - Career | Leadership | Management
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Climbing the corporate ladder isn’t what it use to be. The Manila Folder is a podcast for anyone who leads a team, aspires to be a corporate executive, or just wants to succeed at work. Each episode is a narrative journey where I talk to founders, CEOs, executives, and experts about what it truly takes to succeed at the top. Hear about the mistakes they made and the lessons they learned along the way. Hosted by KC Jorgensen.
||CleanMaking the Transition From Founder to Venture Capitalist||Sarah Hodges is a Partner for the early stage venture capital firm Pillar. If you sat down with Sarah two years ago and asked if she’d want to become a venture capitalist, she would have shaken her head and said, “Absolutely not!” But she...||4/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMaking Retail Great Again||On this episode you'll hear from Stephan Schambach. Serial entrepreneur and eCommerce pioneer. You'll hear: - How Stephan developed the first standard software for online shopping - What he believes is the future of retail - About his new...||3/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBlack Girls Can CODE||Inspired to create an organization that focuses on positive social change, Kimberly founded Black Girls CODE, a non-profit that teaches young girls from underrepresented communities computer programming. Her mission is to provide African-American...||3/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Fair.com Is Changing the Way We Buy A Car||Fair.com is disrupting the car buying experience and car ownership itself. I chat with co-founder and Executive Vice President of Brand, Jennifer Parke to understand how Fair is disrupting the automotive industry and how she approaches branding for an..||3/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe 5-Hour Workday||Why is the standard work week 40 hours? How many hours per day are we truly productive at work? Stephan Aarstol, CEO of Tower Paddle Boards (A Mark Cuban Shark Tank investment) believes most people squander the 40 hours they have each week....||2/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDiversity & Inclusion: Less Talk, More Action||The days of diversity being a checkbox or report that human resources sends to the Bureau of Labor Statistics is over. The risks are far too great for it to be an initiative that’s driven solely by one department. CEOs must take ownership of...||2/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitHow To Fix Your Broken Hiring Process||Recruiters are idiots. So are hiring managers. As a former recruiter and hiring manger I resent those statements. But if you go to Google and type in “recruiters are” or “hiring managers are” you will see how the search engine feels about the...||2/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAre Military Best Practices Your Key To Building A Loyal Team?||Chris Hallberg is a military veteran, entrepreneur and business coach nick named, The Business Sergeant. He draws on his experience in the U.S. National Guard and work as a correctional officer to give action packed advice on how to change your...||1/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow To Build Your Personal Brand||If any of this is important to you: A new job, a raise or a promotion Starting a business Becoming a thought leader, board member or influencer Getting more clients Recognition at work If any of this is important to you, you must build your...||1/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKickstarter Success: How One Company Landed More Than $5M In Funding||There’s a thriving community of backpack lovers on Kickstarter. Early adopting, urban nomads who love travel, being prepared, and looking stylish while riding a rented city bike. Forever searching for the perfect accessory to load up their things...||1/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow One Weekly Email Can Change Everything||We all need a little inspiration sometimes. Motivation to be better tomorrow than we were today. Or simply motivation to keep moving forward. Today, I'm chatting with Robert Glazer, Founder of Acceleration Partners (one of the top...||1/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAdvertising Is Dead. Long Live Advertising.||How the Top Brands Build Brand Loyalty||1/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Importance of A Mentor||We all need a Yoda, Mr. Miyagi or Oprah Winfrey if we want to be successful, maintain our success or become the best version of ourselves. Mentors are the people who can get us there. They give “Been there. Done that” advice that truly counts,...||11/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Journey of Work||How work and success are a journey, not a destination||10/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanYou'll Never Guess the Real Reason Businesses Fail||Tales From An Expert Who Rescued 77 Businesses||10/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEmployee Experience and the Future of Work||On this episode you’ll meet Jacob Morgan, a futurist and best-selling author who is a world authority on the employee experience and future of work. He and I chat about the research he conducted for his latest book, The Employee Experience...||10/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean5 Secrets That Will Make You A Better Leader||Jody Bailey is the Chief Technology Officer for tech unicorn PluralSight. Throughout his career he has built highly-engaged, award-winning dev organizations. In this episode, you'll learn why he coaches his team to manage 20 direct reports and how...||10/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBuilding A Company Of Remote Software Engineers||Christina Sass is the co-founder and President of Andela. A tech start-up, backed by Mark Zuckerberg, that's out to prove brilliance is evenly distributed. On this episode, we talk about why she decided to launch a tech start-up in Africa and...||9/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWant Career Success? Do This||What Happens In Vegas, Stays in Vegas is one of the top slogans of all-time and today's guest was part of the team who helped promote the campaign. Miranda Barnard, Vice President of Content Development for Children's Miracle Network, talks about her...||9/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDiversity In The Workplace||Diversity and Empathy in the Workplace||9/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThink Like A Futurist||An Interview with Distinguished Fellow Dr. Bob Johansen||8/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitHow Accountability Can Make You A Stellar Leader||This episode is about being accountability. I sat down with Q. Wade Billings, VP of Technology Services at Instructure. We had a great conversation that lasted well over an hour. We discussed his love of the craft (computers), the movie War Games,...||8/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWhy Marketing Leaders Are the First to Get Fired||In this episode, I spoke with Thomas Barta, marketing leadership expert and co-author of The 12 Powers of a Marketing Leader. Interesting fact: the marketing leadership research they conducted for the book was the largest of it's kind. He...||8/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhy You're Failing at Employee Engagement||On this episode, Dudley Slater (Founder and Former CEO of Integra Telecom) stops by to talk about some of the leadership mistakes he made in his career and a particular behavior that nearly forced a high-performing senior executive to quit. We discuss..||8/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTrailer||Coming 8/22: I’m KC Jorgensen, host of The Manila Folder. Each week I interview founders, CEOs, executives and other experts on what it takes to succeed in the corporate world. Learn what it takes to be a better boss by hearing the...||8/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
I just listened to the trailer and already I'm hooked. I'd like to hear how these leaders got to be where they are and see if I can benefit from some of their lessons. Thanks for creating this podcast, I'm looking forward to this experience.
Such a a fun and informative podcast! If you don't subscribe, you're missing out 😊
Really cool look into the true side of business and leadership.