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Leaders on the Line 02: Randi Dorman, branding, developing, running 2019 3-3

Leaders on the Line 02: Randi Dorman, branding, developing, running 2019 3-3

Randi Dorman is running to become the first mayor of Tucson, Arizona in Tucson’s 148-year history. Prior to running for office, Randi has had numerous roles as a downtown advocate, urban infill real estate developer, strategic branding professional, real estate sales, art philanthropist, singer, Mom to Skype, and gymnast.  She has served as the Chairwoman of Downtown Tucson Partnership, President, Board of Directors at Museum of Contemporary Art in Tucson, Group Director at Interbrand which was the largest branding firm in the world, and a Flinn-Brown Civic Leadership Fellow.

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Randi Dorman Mayoral Candidate
Tucson, Arizona in 2019

 

“It’s time for us to not just fix the roads but make sure they lead somewhere,” Randi Dorman told a cheering crowd on Tuesday evening. “In 2018 there were 300 chronically homeless in the City of Tucson, by the city’s count. There were 450 housing vouchers that went unused in 2018,” Dorman said. “We have to connect the people who are combating poverty with the great programs that already exist here as well as creating new ones to support the people really suffering in our community.”

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Leaders on the Line 02: Randi Dorman, Bidding to become Tucson’s first female mayor in 2019 2-3

Leaders on the Line 02: Randi Dorman, Bidding to become Tucson’s first female mayor in 2019 2-3

Randi Dorman is running to become the first mayor of Tucson, Arizona in Tucson’s 148-year history. Prior to running for office, Randi has had numerous roles as a downtown advocate, urban infill real estate developer, strategic branding professional, real estate sales, art philanthropist, singer, Mom to Skype, and gymnast.  She has served as the Chairwoman of Downtown Tucson Partnership, President, Board of Directors at Museum of Contemporary Art in Tucson, Group Director at Interbrand which was the largest branding firm in the world, and a Flinn-Brown Civic Leadership Fellow.

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Randi Dorman Mayoral Candidate
Tucson, Arizona in 2019

 

“It’s time for us to not just fix the roads but make sure they lead somewhere,” Randi Dorman told a cheering crowd on Tuesday evening. “In 2018 there were 300 chronically homeless in the City of Tucson, by the city’s count. There were 450 housing vouchers that went unused in 2018,” Dorman said. “We have to connect the people who are combating poverty with the great programs that already exist here as well as creating new ones to support the people really suffering in our community.”

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Leaders on the Line 02: Randi Dorman, Tucson Mayoral Candidate 2019 1-3

Leaders on the Line 02: Randi Dorman, Tucson Mayoral Candidate 2019 1-3

Randi Dorman is running to become the first mayor of Tucson, Arizona in Tucson’s 148-year history. Prior to running for office, Randi has had numerous roles as a downtown advocate, urban infill real estate developer, strategic branding professional, real estate sales, art philanthropist, singer, Mom to Skype, and gymnast.  She has served as the Chairwoman of Downtown Tucson Partnership, President, Board of Directors at Museum of Contemporary Art in Tucson, Group Director at Interbrand which was the largest branding firm in the world, and a Flinn-Brown Civic Leadership Fellow.

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Randi Dorman Mayoral Candidate
Tucson, Arizona in 2019

 

“It’s time for us to not just fix the roads but make sure they lead somewhere,” Randi Dorman told a cheering crowd on Tuesday evening. “In 2018 there were 300 chronically homeless in the City of Tucson, by the city’s count. There were 450 housing vouchers that went unused in 2018,” Dorman said. “We have to connect the people who are combating poverty with the great programs that already exist here as well as creating new ones to support the people really suffering in our community.”

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Leaders on the Line 02: Mitch Pisik, Teams

Leaders on the Line with Mitch Pisik: Episode 02 Teams

Leaders on the Line 02: Mitch Pisik, Teams

In Leaders on the Line, Dr. Z explores technical problems and adaptive challenges leaders face in the 21st century. Every show has a theme such as “success,” “team,” or “inspiration” in which Dr. Z and a guest do a deep dive to uncover the secrets of failure and success for leaders of all stripes and times.

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In episode 2, we explore “teams.” A jumping off point for the discussion is Google’s findings on successful teams: 1) Dependability, 2) Structure and clarity, 3) Meaning, 4) Impact, and 5)Psychological Safety. Joining Dr. Z is Mitch Pisik, an Award Winning Executive Coach, Business Consultant, and Professional Speaker to talk about teams. Mitch has worked with, coached and consulted with over a hundred Executives in dozens of industries. He has also been CEO of 4 different companies, in 4 industries, in 3 states.

 

Mitch Pisik
Mitch Pisik with Dr. Z, Zachary Brooks, “Leaders on the Line”

 

Google’s Findings on Teams

  1. Dependability.

Team members get things done on time and meet expectations.

  1. Structure and clarity.

High-performing teams have clear goals, and have well-defined roles within the group.

  1. Meaning.

The work has personal significance to each member.

  1. Impact.

The group believes their work is purposeful and positively impacts the greater good.

Yes, that’s four, not five. The last one stood out from the rest:

  1. Psychological Safety.

To contact Mitch

Mitch@pisik.consulting631-943-5275Linkedin.com/in/mitchpisik/ Twitter: @mitchpisik

 

About Dr. Z and Dr. Z Podcasts

Thanks for visiting Dr. Z Productions and Podcasts. My name is Zachary Brooks, the “Z” behind “Dr. Z.” Click on and download to one of my eight podcast programs. Feel free to leave any comments and contact me directly at Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, or Z@DR-Z.net. Your can follow my research at ResearchGate.

I earned a doctorate in Second Language Acquisition with concentrations in cognitive science and management from the University of Arizona.

The mission of Dr. Z Podcasts is to find, record, and share stories about humans engaged in one of the 6As* of life. The reason I produce and publish podcasts is to connect people to the consequential stories for life.

*6As = athletics, adventure, academics, art, advocacy, human algorithm. The 6As is the name of the book I am writing and the foundation for Dr. Z Podcasts.

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Dr. Z Zachary S Brooks
Dr. Z Zachary S Brooks

 

Listen to my podcast programs:

Bilingual Decision Making

  • In the Bilingual Decision Making podcasts, Dr. Z returns to his dissertation topic to explore and share research on how one’s language and culture affect decision making.

People Behind the PhDs

  • Science is driven by people which is why in People Behind the PhDs, Dr. Z interviews the people who have PhDs, their journey to earning PhDs, and their scientific and social research.

Organ Oracles

  • Each Organ Oracles podcast consists of inspirational stories of people who have had life-saving organ transplants and their achievements after their life-altering moments.

Win or Learn

  • Not accomplishing goals is a big part of life which creates opportunities for learning. In Win or Learn, we interview the people given an opportunity to learn after not achieving a goal.

About-ish.

  • Since I’m doing a podcast, I might as well make an “about” section with a Podcast.I call it “About-ish” which is about me, more or less.

Human Algorithm

  • Humans have it within them to change their own lives and lives of millions of others. Doubt it? Think of every advance in human history and you will realize the power of human algorithms.

Daily Decision

  • In The Daily Decision, Dr. Z delivers you a one-minute podcast on one decision making topic because you want to make better decisions.

Leaders on the Line

  • In Leaders on the Line, we explore technical problems and adaptive challenges various leaders face in business and politics. Every show has a theme such as “success,” “team,” or “strategy” in which Dr. Z and a guest do a deep dive into case studies to uncover gold.

 

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Leaders on the Line 01: Mitch Pisik, Success

Leaders on the Line with Mitch Pisik: Episode 01 Success

Leaders on the Line 01: Mitch Pisik, Success

In Leaders on the Line, Dr. Z explores technical problems and adaptive challenges leaders face in the 21st century. Every show has a theme such as “success,” “team,” or “inspiraation” in which Dr. Z and a guest do a deep dive to uncover the secrets of failure and success for leaders of all stripes and times.

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In episode 1, we explore “success.” Everyone talks about it but what is it? Is it a point or a process? Is it luck or what are the three Ps that make for success (personal, process, and planning … passion, patience, perseverance are also listed as the 3 Ps). Mitch Pisik, Award Winning Executive Coach, Business Consultant, and Professional Speaker joins Dr. Z in the first episode to talk about success. Mitch has worked with, coached and consulted with over a hundred Executives in dozens of industries. He has also been CEO of 4 different companies, in 4 industries, in 3 states.

Mitch Pisik
Mitch Pisik with Dr. Z, Zachary Brooks, “Leaders on the Line”

 

To contact Mitch

Mitch@pisik.consulting631-943-5275Linkedin.com/in/mitchpisik/ Twitter: @mitchpisik

 

About Dr. Z and Dr. Z Podcasts

Thanks for visiting Dr. Z Productions and Podcasts. My name is Zachary Brooks, the “Z” behind “Dr. Z.” Click on and download to one of my eight podcast programs. Feel free to leave any comments and contact me directly at Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, or Z@DR-Z.net. Your can follow my research at ResearchGate.

I earned a doctorate in Second Language Acquisition with concentrations in cognitive science and management from the University of Arizona.

The mission of Dr. Z Podcasts is to find, record, and share stories about humans engaged in one of the 6As* of life. The reason I produce and publish podcasts is to connect people to the consequential stories for life.

*6As = athletics, adventure, academics, art, advocacy, human algorithm. The 6As is the name of the book I am writing and the foundation for Dr. Z Podcasts.

Dr. Z Podcasts Newsletter Signup!

Dr. Z Zachary S Brooks
Dr. Z Zachary S Brooks

 

Listen to my podcast programs:

Bilingual Decision Making

  • In the Bilingual Decision Making podcasts, Dr. Z returns to his dissertation topic to explore and share research on how one’s language and culture affect decision making.

People Behind the PhDs

  • Science is driven by people which is why in People Behind the PhDs, Dr. Z interviews the people who have PhDs, their journey to earning PhDs, and their scientific and social research.

Organ Oracles

  • Each Organ Oracles podcast consists of inspirational stories of people who have had life-saving organ transplants and their achievements after their life-altering moments.

Win or Learn

  • Not accomplishing goals is a big part of life which creates opportunities for learning. In Win or Learn, we interview the people given an opportunity to learn after not achieving a goal.

About-ish.

  • Since I’m doing a podcast, I might as well make an “about” section with a Podcast.I call it “About-ish” which is about me, more or less.

Human Algorithm

  • Humans have it within them to change their own lives and lives of millions of others. Doubt it? Think of every advance in human history and you will realize the power of human algorithms.

Daily Decision

  • In The Daily Decision, Dr. Z delivers you a one-minute podcast on one decision making topic because you want to make better decisions.

Leaders on the Line

  • In Leaders on the Line, we explore technical problems and adaptive challenges various leaders face in business and politics. Every show has a theme such as “success,” “team,” or “strategy” in which Dr. Z and a guest do a deep dive into case studies to uncover gold.

 

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Coming Soon: Leaders on the Line

Coming Soon: Leaders on the Line

Starting April 11, 2019 Dr. Z (Zachary S. Brooks, PhD) will launch a new podcast called Leaders on the LineIn Leaders on the Line, we explore technical problems and adaptive challenges various leaders face in business and politics. Every show has a theme such as “success,” “team,” or “strategy” in which Dr. Z and a guest do a deep dive into case studies to uncover gold.

About Dr. Z

Dr. Z Zachary S Brooks
Dr. Z Zachary S Brooks

Thanks for visiting my site. My name is Zachary Brooks, the “Z” behind “Dr. Z.” Enjoy the content and please send me questions and comments. Check out podcasts on Bilingual Decision Making, Organ Oracles, People Behind the PhDs, Win or Learn, and About-ish.

*I earned a doctorate in Second Language Acquisition with concentrations in cognitive science and management from the University of Arizona.

Zachary S. Brooks, PhD

I am a doctor, but not a medical doctor

I earned an academic doctorate, or PhD, hence Dr. + my first name = Dr. Z

My first name is Zach or Zachary comes from the Bible which means “to remember” and it is the name of a prophet in the Bible, Zechariah, and according to Wikipedia Zechariah was a person in the Hebrew Bible and traditionally considered the author of the Book of Zechariah, the eleventh of the Twelve Minor Prophets. In other words, he was second to last.

But Zachary also has an origin in Greek. Záchari means sugar. Think saccharine then say Zach.

Hear the relation?

Anyway …

What’s a PhD?

It means Doctor of Philosophy which sounds pretty cool.

Who doesn’t like to think about fundamental problems such as existence, knowledge, values, reason, mind, and language?

Just open Instagram and you’ll find people posting photos with taglines about their life or why their life is a certain way, why other people behave the way they do, love, broken hearts …

The top ten hashtags on Instagram are

#love #instagood #photooftheday #fashion #beautiful #happy #cute #tbt (Throw Back Thursday)

Apologies for the social media digression … back to PhD …

Why don’t we use D.P. or D.o.P. as in dope, like idiot, or dope like rad?

One could argue that every PhD is a little idiotic and a little rad.

If it means Doctor of Philosophy, why can’t doctors get the correct acronym? They are called doctors after all and they can’t even get their title correct?

Well as many things in life, the PhD acronym comes from Latin.

Those Romans are still influencing us. I mean they gave us laws, language, aqueducts, and ideas for movies …

In Latin, it’s Philosophiae Doctor so they took the first two letters of Philosophiae and added the first letter of Doctor to get PhD.

But let’s set aside the doctor of philosophy talk for a second because, I’ve conceived the Dr. Z Podcasts to cover a range of issues which I summarize as the 6As.

 

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Dr. Z announces the launch of “Leaders on the Line”

Dr. Z announces the launch of “Leaders on the Line”

Tucson, Arizona, USA — March 1, 2019 — Dr. Z Podcasts has announced the launch of “Leaders on the Line.” In Leaders on the Line, we explore technical problems and adaptive challenges various leaders face in business and politics. Every show has a theme such as “success,” “team,” or “strategy” in which Dr. Z and a guest do a deep dive to uncover the secrets of failure and success for leaders of all stripes and times. 

In episode 1, we explore “success.” Everyone talks about it but what is it? Is it a point or a process? Is it luck or what are the three Ps that make for success (passion, patience, perseverance). Mitch Pisik, Award Winning Executive Coach, Business Consultant, and Professional Speaker joins Dr. Z in the first episode to talk about success. Mitch has worked with, coached and consulted with over a hundred Executives in dozens of industries. He has also been CEO of 4 different companies, in 4 industries, in 3 states.

Mitch Pisik
Mitch Pisik with Dr. Z, Zachary Brooks, in “Leaders on the Line”

 

email: Mitch@pisik.consulting

phone: 631-943-5275

LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/mitchpisik/

Twitter: @mitchpisik 

Success is defined as either the result of something or good fortune. What do you think? If success is a process, what are the elements of the success process? If it is a point, what are the success factors in your profession and what are the success factors that cross over multiple professions?

Episode 01 will be released on April 11, 2019.

About Dr. Z

Dr. Z Zachary S Brooks
Dr. Z Zachary S Brooks

Thanks for visiting my site. Enjoy the content. Donate if you’re able. And please send me questions and comments. Check out podcasts on Bilingual Decision Making, Organ Oracles, People Behind the PhDs, Win or Learn, and About-ish.

*I earned a doctorate in Second Language Acquisition with concentrations in cognitive science and management from the University of Arizona.

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