INVALUABLE TIPS FROM THE WORLD'S MOST INFLUENTIAL LEADERS.
HOSTED BY GARY KALACI
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On this episode of Firing On All Syllables™, Gary Kalaci speaks with Andrée-Claude Bérubé, executive vice president and general counsel at SNC-Lavalin.
With a great deal of international experience, Andrée-Claude has developed a reputation for innovation and a belief that legal teams can transform themselves to follow the direction a business is going.
Andrée-Claude shares her career journey, highlighting key moments, and gives her thoughts on the best thing young lawyers can do to accomplish success and fulfillment in both their careers and their personal lives.
On this episode of Firing On All Syllables™, Gary Kalaci speaks with Al Varney, the President of PowerON Energy Solutions and Group Leader of the CEO Global Network.
Prior to joining PowerON, Al had an esteemed career spanning 33 years at Xerox, which saw him at the helm of the organization in executive roles in Canada, the United States, and Europe.
Al discusses the challenging decisions he has had to make along the way, and what leadership principles are worth prioritizing to lead a team to success, sharing key pieces of advice for all aspiring leaders of tomorrow.
On this episode of Firing On All Syllables™, Gary Kalaci speaks with Chad Aboud, former General Counsel and Law Firm Lawyer. Other than his legal background, Chad helps people build more inspiring and fulfilling careers through business advisory and consulting, also being a TEDx Speaker.
Chad discusses his career evolutions, legal insights, public speaking development, and a deeper look into his mindset.
Chad covers a large range of topics that will help viewers get exclusive advice and personal knowledge.
On this episode of Firing On All Syllables™, Gary Kalaci speaks with Leila Rafi, who is recognized by Best Lawyers in Canada (2022) as a leading lawyer in the field of corporate law, as well as being known as a part of the Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers in Canada. Aside from being a lawyer, Leila also has a background in teaching as an adjunct professor at Queen’s University.
Leila discusses her upbringing, the pivotal moments in her career, building professional relationships, and challenges in the legal profession.
All in all, Leila covers a large range of topics that will help viewers get a deeper understanding of the world of law.
On this episode of Firing On All Syllables™, Gary Kalaci speaks with Leo Martellotto, who is a Harvard graduate and the president of Junior Achievement Americas, a successful NGO dedicated to inspiring and preparing the youth for the future of jobs.
Leo discusses his upbringing, the key moments in his career, entrepreneurial advice and debunks myths surrounding non-profit organizations.
From challenges that he’s faced in his career to motivational advice, Leo covers a large range of topics that will help viewers get a deeper understanding of the business environment.
On this episode of Firing On All Syllables™, Gary Kalaci talks to Jacqueline Sanz, a financial services compliance, risk, and governance expert and the Managing Director Canada for Risk and Compliance a Protiviti.
In a career spanning three decades, Jacqueline has headed risk and compliance departments at several notable organizations, and has designed compliance frameworks and operational processes to mitigate risks.
She gives insightful advice based on her experience, and provides some amazing advice for budding professionals pursuing a career in risk and compliance.
On the sixth episode of Firing On All Syllables™, Gary Kalaci talks to Caroline Codsi, a Canadian businesswoman who is the president and founder of Women in Governance, a non-profit organization.
Caroline talks about her early childhood in Lebanon, her move to Canada, and her business success, as well as the challenges of running one of the country’s top organizations for diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Give it a listen to learn more about Caroline’s experiences and learn some amazing tips about management and networking.
On this episode of Firing On All Syllables™, Gary Kalaci interviews Norman Steinberg, the Vice-Chair of BFL Canada and the former Chair Emeritus of Norton Rose Fulbright Canada. Norman recently joined Alexa Translations as the Vice-Chair of our Board of Advisors.
Listen as they discuss Norman’s previous experiences, leadership principles, and share timeless advice on professional development.
Learn more about what it takes to lead one of the largest law firms in the country, from managing expectations to overcoming challenges and balancing productivity.
Norman also shares some insightful advice that he received throughout his career for those starting in the corporate, legal and financial sectors.
On this episode of Firing On All Syllables™, Mark Vecchiarelli, the VP of Marketing at Alexa Translations, interviews Gary Kalaci, the founder and CEO of Alexa Translations. Gary discusses his past, from his early days in Albania to immigrating to Canada, and what drives him as the CEO of a leading translation company.
Learn more about Gary’s evolution as a leader, how he remains productive throughout the day, his tips on prioritising tasks, and managing time more effectively as the face of a fast-growing services business.
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