Lessons in Leadership: Newark Mayor Ras Baraka

Steve Adubato is joined by Newark Mayor Ras Baraka talking about leadership in challenging times. Then, Steve and his co-host Mary Gamba talk about crisis leadership, team building and the importance of sharing timely and accurate information in uncertain times.

Lessons in Leadership: Nicole Swenarton, Mikaela Batts and Erika Szumel

In this special edition of Lessons in Leadership, Steve Adubato talks with Caucus Educational Corporation producers Nicole Swenarton, Mikaela Batts and Erika Szumel about leadership and communication. Then, Steve and his co-host Mary Gamba share their insight and perspective on leadership.

Lessons in Leadership: Michael Knecht and Sheila Oliver

Michael E. Knecht, SVP, Strategic Marketing & Communications, RWJBarnabas Health, joins Steve to talk about the importance of sharing information with both internal and external stakeholders. Then, Steve talks with Sheila Oliver about the leadership lessons she has learned as Lt. Governor of New Jersey.

Lessons In Leadership: Matthew Whelan and Brian Gragnolati

Steve is first joined by Matthew Whelan, EdD, President, Caldwell University. Then, in the second half of this program, Steve talks with Brian Gragnolati, President & CEO, Atlantic Health System.

Lessons in Leadership: Dr. Henry Balzani and Greg Lalevee

Steve is first joined by Henry Balzani, RPh, MS, MD (retired), Certified Health Nutrition and Wellness Coach, Addiction Specialist and Lecturer and Co-Author, “The Silver Linings Storybook.” Then, Greg Lalevee, Business Manager, IUOE Local 825, shares tips and tools on leading, managing and communicating remotely.

8/16/20

Lessons In Leadership: Dr. Dan Varga / Kevin Luing

Dr. Dan Varga, Chief Physician Executive, Hackensack Meridian Health, provides insight into the leadership challenges and opportunities health care professionals face during COVID-19. Then, Steve is joined by Kevin Luing, Chairman, Berkeley College, who shares the lessons he has learned dealing with remote learning and higher education.

8/9/20

Lessons In Leadership: Kevin Slavin / Dr. Ali Houshmand

Kevin Slavin, President & CEO, St. Joseph’s Health, talks about innovating in a COVID-19 world. Then, Steve is joined by Ali Houshmand, President, Rowan University, who shares what higher ed may look like this fall and the leadership lessons he has learned from COVID-19.

Lessons In Leadership: Lori Roth / Glenn Friedman

Lori Roth, National Managing Partner, Prager Metis and Glenn Friedman, CEO, Prager Metis International, share tips and tools for all business leaders in a post-COVID-19 environment.

Lessons In Leadership: Michellene Davis

Michellene Davis, Executive VP and Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, RWJBarnabas Health, offers tips and tools on motivating and thanking your team during the pandemic. Then, Michellene shares what leadership is needed to address healthcare disparities, particularly in light of COVID-19.

Lessons in Leadership: Joel Bloom / Kevin Cummings

Kevin Cummings, Chairman & CEO, Investors Bank, talks with Steve about the importance of being compassionate and listening to your team. Then, Dr. Joel Bloom, President, NJIT, shares the leadership lessons he has learned during COVID-19 and the importance of communicating in a clear and concise manner.

Lessons In Leadership: Maurice Elias

Maurice Elias, PhD, Professor of Psychology, Rutgers University and Director, Rutgers Social-Emotional and Character Development Lab, share tips and tools for helping kids deal with anxiety and stress particularly in a crisis like COVID-19.

Lessons In Leadership: Barry Ostrowsky / Tim Sullivan

Barry Ostrowsky, President & CEO, RWJBH, joins Steve to talk about how the great leaders make tough decisions in a pandemic and go out of their way to acknowledge and recognize their team. Then, Steve is joined by Tim Sullivan, CEO, NJ Economic Development Authority, who shares his views on how best to lead in a pandemic, including communicating with candor and touching base with your team.

Lessons In Leadership: Lori Roth & Rich Fuchs

Lori Roth, National Managing Partner, Prager Metis and Rich Fuchs, Managing Partner, Basking Ridge Office, Prager Metis, talk about building relationships, business development and how to coach and mentor team members.

Leadership Hour: Pat Lyons

Steve Adubato and Mary Gamba are joined by Pat Lyons, Executive VP & Chief of Staff, Seton Hall University, to discuss the importance of leaders having candid conversations with their team about expectations and accountability.

Leadership Hour: Tim Hogan & Steve Baker

Steve Adubato is joined by Tim Hogan, President, Care Transformation Services, Hackensack Meridian Health to discuss leadership in healthcare. Steve Baker, Director of Communications at New Jersey Education Association, also joins Steve and Mary to discuss leadership in education.

Leadership Hour: Ken Daneyko & Alan Alda

Steve Adubato is joined by Ken Daneyko, Former Defensemen for New Jersey Devils,  to discuss the connection between sports and leadership. Steve and Mary also listen to Steve’s recent interview with Alan Alda, the legendary, award-winning actor and author and visiting professor and co-founder of the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science at Stony Brook University, and comment on the value of building communication skills.

Leadership Hour: Dennis Wilson with Frank Morano Pt. 2

Steve Adubato is joined by Dennis Wilson, President & CEO, Delta Dental of NJ, to discuss the importance of leaders having the ability to take advice and guidance from others. Steve is also joined by Frank Morano, Radio Talk Show Host & Producer at AM970 in NYC, for part 2 of his interview.

Leadership Hour: Amanda Mullan

Steve Adubato is joined by Amanda Mullan, SVP & Chief Human Resources Officer at New Jersey Resources, to discuss the importance of leaders taking interest in their employees’ personal and professional development.

Leadership Hour: Laura Van Bloem

Steve Adubato is joined by Laura Van Bloem, VP of Marketing & Sponsor Relations at the Caucus Educational Corporation, to discuss the lessons she’s learned about leadership.

Leadership Hour: Barry Ostrowsky

Steve Adubato is joined by Barry Ostrowsky President and CEO of RWJBarnabas Health, to discuss how teamwork and communication helps leaders succeed

Leadership Hour: Nicole Swenarton

Steve Adubato is joined by Nicole Swenarton, Senior Producer of “Think Tank with Steve Adubato”, to discuss what it’s like to be a millennial in the workforce and how Nicole plans to grow into a successful leader.

Leadership Hour: Hakika Wise

Steve Adubato is joined by Hakika Wise, Founder and Creator of Kika Stretch Studios and The Kika Method, to discuss how she built her business and the importance of leaders getting out of their comfort zones in order to be successful.

Leadership Hour: Pete Taft

Steve Adubato is joined by Pete Taft, Co-founder and managing partner of Taft Communications to discuss the leadership lessons he has learned as a leader of one of New Jersey’s oldest (35 years!) and most respected communications firms.

Leadership Hour: Ray Butkus

Steve Adubato is joined by Ray Butkus, Executive Lecturer for the School of Business at Saint Peter’s University and Founding Director for the Center for Leadership Studies. They take a deep dive into what qualities and characteristics define a leader and whether the great leaders are born or made.

Leadership Hour: Nick Matarazzo

Steve Adubato is joined by Nick Matarazzo, President, Hearst Autos, to discuss keys to leadership and makes the connection between sports and leading your team, as well as the importance of checking your ego at the door.

 

Leadership Hour: Kevin Cummings, Cory Booker

Steve Adubato is joined by Kevin Cummings, Chairman and CEO of Investors Bank to discuss the leadership lessons he’s learned. In the second half, Steve is joined by United States Senator Cory Booker (D) – NJ on State of Affairs with Steve Adubato.