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Interview with Mitzi Perdue (the Mrs. Frank Perdue): A Behind the scenes look at the Perdue Chicken Brand Legacy

Dec. 10, 2020

Author, Speaker and Coach Mitzi Perdue (the Mrs. Frank Perdue) shares memorable stories about the success of Frank Perdue and the Perdue brand despite taking on great risks and facing incredible odds.

Interview w/ Sean O'keefe former Administrator at NASA.

Dec. 9, 2020

Had a great time interviewing Sean O'Keefe, the former Administrator at NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration. We talk about the SpaceX, challenges in space, the future of space and why all this should matter…

Flip This Risk is now on LinkedIN LIVE!

Nov. 19, 2020

Dr. Karen celebrates the launch of Flip This Risk on LinkedIN LIVE! with her followers on LinkedIn.

10 Year Anniversary of the ERM (Enterprise Risk Management) in Government Research Report

Nov. 14, 2020

Dr Karen Hardy talks to Dan Chenok of the IBM Center for the Business of Government about the 10 Year Anniversary of the Center's first research report on ERM (Enterprise Risk Management) in Government. They take a look at w…

Interview with Wendy Morton Huddleston, National President for AGA

Oct. 29, 2020

Wendy Morton Huddleston is the 71st National President of the Association of Government Accountants, a 13,000 member organization for government financial management professionals. She shares her National President platform …

Interview with Michael J. Gelb, Professional Public Speaker

Oct. 20, 2020

Michael J. Gelb is the author of the book Mastering the Art of Public Speaking. 74% of Americans suffer from glossophobia, the fear of public speaking. Why do people fear public speaking? Are C-suite executives more glosso…

Dr Karen Hardy talks about risk taking as a guest on the My WakeUp Call Podcast w/ Dr. Mark Goulston

Oct. 3, 2020

In this Mental Health episode Dr Karen Hardy, talks about how the sacrifice of her mother and her mother's belief in her enabled her to take on and succeed at multiple challenges and see how managing risk is an opportunity a…

Flip This Risk for Hunger Campaign

Sept. 4, 2020

1 in 4 children in the U.S. could go hungry because of coronavirus. Help me and a few select chefs defeat the risk of child hunger by watching our cooking videos on You Tube and donating to the No Kid Hungry organization! Vi…

Interview with Tinisha Agramonte, Diversity and Inclusion Expert

Aug. 28, 2020

Tinisha Agramonte, fmr Director of Civil Rights and Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) at the Small Business Administration and U.S. Department of Commerce brings 25 years to the podcast conversation. We discuss the issues and opp…

Interview with Paul Godfrey, Professor of Business Strategy @BYU

Aug. 14, 2020

Blockbuster. Borders. Toys R Us. What is the common denominator? How well a company handles uncertainty and prepares for it strategically. Dr. Hardy sits down with Dr. Godfrey to chat about why some companies do well during…

Interview with Jeff Hoffman, Former Executive at Priceline.com now Chairman of the Board at the Global Entrepreneur ship Network

July 24, 2020

Jeff is a successful entrepreneur and proven CEO. He has been part of a number of well-known successful startups, including Priceline.com/Booking.com, uBid.com and more. Jeff serves on the boards of companies in the U.S., Eu…

Interview with Nikki Howard and Jacqi Wright, CEO and Founders of 'The Furlough Cheesecake'

July 13, 2020

During the federal government shutdown of 2018, two federal career professionals were faced with the uncertainty around their jobs. Not knowing when the government would reopen again, their destiny was defined by a quick 2 s…

Interview with Dr. Mark Goulston, former Advisor for the OJ Simpson trial.

June 26, 2020

Organizations manage all types of risk-- finance, operations, and including risks to diversity and inclusion. What are these risks and how do we mitigate them? Every risk needs context for effective management and mitigati…

Interview with Rick Wade, VP of Strategic Alliances & Outreach, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

June 15, 2020

Rick Wade grew up in a small town called Lancaster, SC and learned that risk-taking is part of life. Now he leads the strategic alliances for 3 million businesses at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. In this episode, Rick talks …

Interview with renown Egyptologist Ramy Romany

June 7, 2020

Ramy Romany is a renown Eqyptologist who has appeared on the Discovery Channel and History Channel. He has spent his entire life unveiling the mysterious including the most intriguing tombs. He discusses how taking risk as a…

Interview with Mark Victor Hansen, Co-Creator of Chicken Soup for the Soul Series

May 29, 2020

In this episode, Mark Victor Hansen, renown Global Thought Leader who has sold over 500 million books, and Crystal Dwyer Hansen join me to discuss the key to ultimate success: ASKING the right questions. Mark and Crystal di…

Risk Management from the lens of Casino management with Mark Habersack

May 16, 2020

Mark shares his personal challenges in risk taking and how those skills were transferrable to his business setting culminating in a 25+ years of expertise.

What If Basketball Great Larry Bird Were a Chief Risk Officer?

May 5, 2020

Some decisions need to take into account the opinions of others because it is not uncommon for leaders to become dull of hearing.

Interview with Carolyn Williams, Director at the Institute of Risk Management in London, UK

May 3, 2020

So I'm dropping lots of knowledge on the hottest subject right now 🧠🤯 Risk practitioners around the world are curious about the impact Covid19 is having on the profession and how organizations are messaging to its members a…

Risk-Taking Interview with Nick Nanton, Attorney and CEO of the DNA Agency

April 16, 2020

What can executives learn about risk-taking from an attorney and film producer? According to Nick Nanton, there are four C's that you can practice to transform your relationship with risk-taking: Commitment, Courage, Capabil…

Seizing Opportunities with Guest Nancy Potok

April 8, 2020

In this episode former Chief Statistician for the U.S. and COO for the Census Bureau, Nancy Potok, shares compelling details about her relationship with risk-taking, the current 2020 Census, her thoughts on seizing opportuni…

Risk-Taking Interview with Quentin Allums

April 3, 2020

In this episode, Quentin Allums, TEDx speaker and CEO of Urban Misfit Ventures discusses his insights on inspirational leadership, the power of diversity, and taking a risk on yourself during these challenging times . Poor a…

Risk-taking with Fmr U.S. Diving Team Member Sean Briscombe

March 7, 2020

Gain insights about how to pivot your mindset from amateur thoughts to winning professional thoughts that can lead to greater success and taking smart risks.

5 Risk Management Strategies for Surviving a V.U.C.A. World

Feb. 4, 2020

In this episode Dr. Hardy provides 5 tips for protecting your organization from reputational harm.