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Protégé Podcast with Rory Verrett

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Protégé Podcast with Rory Verrett
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Protégé Podcast with Rory Verrett

Rory Verrett

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Protégé Podcast provides the insightful career advice, powerful inspiration and unvarnished truth you need to pursue and fulfill the career of your dreams. Protégé Podcast is hosted by Rory Verrett, the founder and managing partner of Protégé Search, a boutique talent advisory and executive recruiting firm. Rory has helped companies such as Boeing, American Express, the New York Times Company, and the NFL recruit, retain, and develop high potential talent. He has recruited leaders for companies in Silicon Valley, advised nonprofit organizations on leadership development, and coached countless entrepreneurs to breakthrough success.

Latest Episodes

Inside the C-Suite with April Miller Boise

Protégé Podcast Season 4 launches with our 10-part series, "Inside the C-Suite," where I interview senior leaders from diverse backgrounds who are part of executive leadership at leading companies and organizations. On this episode, I have a powerfully inspiring conversation with the insightful and accomplished April Miller Boise, senior vice president, chief legal officer, and corporate secretary of Meritor. April talks about the importance of sponsors, the elements of executive communication, and how to build relationships with your professional colleagues.

35 MIN12 hours ago
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Inside the C-Suite with April Miller Boise

Career Launch - Coach Pamela on Spirit-Led Careers

In our third and final episode in our Career Launch series, I talk with the best career coach anywhere, Coach Pamela Mitchell, the founder and president of The Reinvention Institute. Coach Pamela and I talk about the value of misery in your career, the difference between an ego and spirit led career, and how faith can guide you to career nirvana. On the Rant, Rave and Review segment, I review Coach Pamela's best-selling book, "The Ten Rules of Career Reinvention."

35 MINJUN 20
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Career Launch - Coach Pamela on Spirit-Led Careers

Career Launch - Your Personal Brand with Henry Stewart

In Part II of our Career Launch series, I talk with communications and personal branding guru Henry Stewart, the founder of Emerson Street Strategy Group. Henry and I discuss how your social media profile, communication style, attire and etiquette help form your professional brand. Henry provides expert techniques he's used with his celebrity and corporate clients to help you maintain a polished professional brand. On the Rant/Rave/Review segment, I review the Netlix documentary "The Black Godfather" and rave about the stress-relieving benefits of yoga.

35 MINJUN 12
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Career Launch - Your Personal Brand with Henry Stewart

Career Launch - Transitioning to Work with Justin Wilson

This is part one of our multipart series "Career Launch" about entering and reentering the workplace. What are the pitfalls, common mistakes, and unwritten rules we should be mindful of as we begin a new phase in our careers? Justin Wilson, a returning Guest Co-Host, and I discuss how to manage your time, your money, and your emotions in those critical first few months and years of your career launch or relaunch. On the Rant, Rave, and Review segment, I rave about the legacy and spirit of the incomparable Leah Chase.

30 MINJUN 6
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Career Launch - Transitioning to Work with Justin Wilson

Five Strategies to Get Your Career in Shape for Summer

On this episode of Protégé Podcast, I provide five simple techniques to get your career in shape for summer. From networking to social media, summer is actually a perfect time to think and act strategically about advancing your career. And don't worry: you can do all of these techniques from the beach with a margarita in hand.

14 MINMAY 29
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Five Strategies to Get Your Career in Shape for Summer

Dale Favors on Building Win-Win Relationships

This week on Protégé Podcast, I talk with master networker Dale Favors, the founder of Adaptive Growth Leadership, a consulting firm focused on business development training. Dale and I talk about leveraging our entrepreneurial skills to build and sustain professional networks. Hint: it's all about favors. On the Rant/Rave/Review segment, I Rave about Robert Smith's astonishing act of generosity to the Morehouse College Class of 2019.

23 MINMAY 22
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Dale Favors on Building Win-Win Relationships

Linda Seabrook on Why You Should #CheckYourWorkplace

On this week's Protégé Podcast, we talk about what’s next after the #MeToo movement. What changes can we make within our workplaces to make sure everyone is treated fairly and with respect? Linda Seabrook, the General Counsel of Futures Without Violence, the nation’s leading violence prevention advocacy organization, joins me to talk about what we can do as individual employees to change workplace culture for the better. On the Rant, Rave and Review segment, I review "Knock Down the House," an inspiring documentary about four women who launch long shot bids for public office.

16 MINMAY 15
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Linda Seabrook on Why You Should #CheckYourWorkplace

Chris Tyson Is Smart About Cities

On this episode of Protégé Podcast, I talk with one of the nation’s leading experts on cities, Chris Tyson. Chris and I have a spirited conversation about fusing your many interests and skills into one career, the challenge of managing family and professional duties, and why we’re fighting gentrification all wrong. On the Rant, Rave and Review segment, I Rant about an interesting trend that I’m seeing in the diversity and inclusion space.

39 MINMAY 8
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Chris Tyson Is Smart About Cities

What It Takes - Johanna Faries, eSports Guru

On this week's Protégé Podcast, I have a fascinating conversation with a dynamic leader in one of the fastest growing industries on the planet. Johanna Faries, the Head of Call of Duty Esports at Activision Blizzard, and I talk about how to take calculated risks in your career, the impact of women in the eSports industry, and the power of focusing on short term goals over the long arc of your career. On the Rant, Rave and Review segment, I Rave and Reflect on the legacies of two giants who recently passed: film director John Singleton and federal judge Damon Keith.

35 MINAPR 30
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What It Takes - Johanna Faries, eSports Guru

How To Manage A Diversity Crisis with Carolina Espinal

This week on Protégé Podcast, I’m talking to Carolina Espinal, a leading diversity crisis communications expert in Washington, D.C. Carolina and I talk about what companies get wrong in a diversity crisis, and the first few things they should do when they get into a quagmire. On the Rant/Rave/Review segment, I rant about and review how companies can learn about diversity and inclusion from the PGA Tour and Tiger Woods.

29 MINAPR 16
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How To Manage A Diversity Crisis with Carolina Espinal

Latest Episodes

Inside the C-Suite with April Miller Boise

Protégé Podcast Season 4 launches with our 10-part series, "Inside the C-Suite," where I interview senior leaders from diverse backgrounds who are part of executive leadership at leading companies and organizations. On this episode, I have a powerfully inspiring conversation with the insightful and accomplished April Miller Boise, senior vice president, chief legal officer, and corporate secretary of Meritor. April talks about the importance of sponsors, the elements of executive communication, and how to build relationships with your professional colleagues.

35 MIN12 hours ago
Comments
Inside the C-Suite with April Miller Boise

Career Launch - Coach Pamela on Spirit-Led Careers

In our third and final episode in our Career Launch series, I talk with the best career coach anywhere, Coach Pamela Mitchell, the founder and president of The Reinvention Institute. Coach Pamela and I talk about the value of misery in your career, the difference between an ego and spirit led career, and how faith can guide you to career nirvana. On the Rant, Rave and Review segment, I review Coach Pamela's best-selling book, "The Ten Rules of Career Reinvention."

35 MINJUN 20
Comments
Career Launch - Coach Pamela on Spirit-Led Careers

Career Launch - Your Personal Brand with Henry Stewart

In Part II of our Career Launch series, I talk with communications and personal branding guru Henry Stewart, the founder of Emerson Street Strategy Group. Henry and I discuss how your social media profile, communication style, attire and etiquette help form your professional brand. Henry provides expert techniques he's used with his celebrity and corporate clients to help you maintain a polished professional brand. On the Rant/Rave/Review segment, I review the Netlix documentary "The Black Godfather" and rave about the stress-relieving benefits of yoga.

35 MINJUN 12
Comments
Career Launch - Your Personal Brand with Henry Stewart

Career Launch - Transitioning to Work with Justin Wilson

This is part one of our multipart series "Career Launch" about entering and reentering the workplace. What are the pitfalls, common mistakes, and unwritten rules we should be mindful of as we begin a new phase in our careers? Justin Wilson, a returning Guest Co-Host, and I discuss how to manage your time, your money, and your emotions in those critical first few months and years of your career launch or relaunch. On the Rant, Rave, and Review segment, I rave about the legacy and spirit of the incomparable Leah Chase.

30 MINJUN 6
Comments
Career Launch - Transitioning to Work with Justin Wilson

Five Strategies to Get Your Career in Shape for Summer

On this episode of Protégé Podcast, I provide five simple techniques to get your career in shape for summer. From networking to social media, summer is actually a perfect time to think and act strategically about advancing your career. And don't worry: you can do all of these techniques from the beach with a margarita in hand.

14 MINMAY 29
Comments
Five Strategies to Get Your Career in Shape for Summer

Dale Favors on Building Win-Win Relationships

This week on Protégé Podcast, I talk with master networker Dale Favors, the founder of Adaptive Growth Leadership, a consulting firm focused on business development training. Dale and I talk about leveraging our entrepreneurial skills to build and sustain professional networks. Hint: it's all about favors. On the Rant/Rave/Review segment, I Rave about Robert Smith's astonishing act of generosity to the Morehouse College Class of 2019.

23 MINMAY 22
Comments
Dale Favors on Building Win-Win Relationships

Linda Seabrook on Why You Should #CheckYourWorkplace

On this week's Protégé Podcast, we talk about what’s next after the #MeToo movement. What changes can we make within our workplaces to make sure everyone is treated fairly and with respect? Linda Seabrook, the General Counsel of Futures Without Violence, the nation’s leading violence prevention advocacy organization, joins me to talk about what we can do as individual employees to change workplace culture for the better. On the Rant, Rave and Review segment, I review "Knock Down the House," an inspiring documentary about four women who launch long shot bids for public office.

16 MINMAY 15
Comments
Linda Seabrook on Why You Should #CheckYourWorkplace

Chris Tyson Is Smart About Cities

On this episode of Protégé Podcast, I talk with one of the nation’s leading experts on cities, Chris Tyson. Chris and I have a spirited conversation about fusing your many interests and skills into one career, the challenge of managing family and professional duties, and why we’re fighting gentrification all wrong. On the Rant, Rave and Review segment, I Rant about an interesting trend that I’m seeing in the diversity and inclusion space.

39 MINMAY 8
Comments
Chris Tyson Is Smart About Cities

What It Takes - Johanna Faries, eSports Guru

On this week's Protégé Podcast, I have a fascinating conversation with a dynamic leader in one of the fastest growing industries on the planet. Johanna Faries, the Head of Call of Duty Esports at Activision Blizzard, and I talk about how to take calculated risks in your career, the impact of women in the eSports industry, and the power of focusing on short term goals over the long arc of your career. On the Rant, Rave and Review segment, I Rave and Reflect on the legacies of two giants who recently passed: film director John Singleton and federal judge Damon Keith.

35 MINAPR 30
Comments
What It Takes - Johanna Faries, eSports Guru

How To Manage A Diversity Crisis with Carolina Espinal

This week on Protégé Podcast, I’m talking to Carolina Espinal, a leading diversity crisis communications expert in Washington, D.C. Carolina and I talk about what companies get wrong in a diversity crisis, and the first few things they should do when they get into a quagmire. On the Rant/Rave/Review segment, I rant about and review how companies can learn about diversity and inclusion from the PGA Tour and Tiger Woods.

29 MINAPR 16
Comments
How To Manage A Diversity Crisis with Carolina Espinal