About the show

Empowering and motivational conversations with big dreamers and visionaries. Hear the inspiring stories of top executives, entrepreneurs, and professionals who dared to dream big, take chances, and achieve lofty goals. These empowering discussions offer you insight and encouragement to dream big.

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  • Episode 2: Compassionate Leadership: Insights from HR Executive Marlo Ricketts Green

    June 26th, 2024  |  Season 2  |  15 mins 13 secs
    authenticity, career growth, coaching, executive insights, hr executive, human resources, leadership, marlo ricketts green, mentoring, professional development, workplace behavior

    In this episode of 'Dream Big with Big Dreamers,' host Donna Serdula is joined by Marlo Ricketts Green, an HR executive with over 20 years of experience. Marlo shares her inspiring journey from marketing to HR, highlighting the importance of authenticity, trust, and continuous learning. She discusses her evolution as a leader, her passion for coaching and mentoring, and offers valuable advice for aspiring professionals. Tune in for Marlo’s expert insights and empowering stories.

  • Recruiter Secrets Revealed: A Conversation with Rich Deakmann

    June 23rd, 2024  |  Season 2  |  35 mins 53 secs
    business, careers, development, headhunter, job search, job seeker, jobsearch, leadership, professional, recruiter, recruitment

    Meet Rich Diekmann, an experienced recruiter and founder of MDSI Management Decision Systems, Inc. Rich offers practical advice for job seekers, including how to prepare for interviews, follow-up etiquette, and the significance of a professional photo and detailed accomplishments on LinkedIn. The episode serves as a comprehensive guide for anyone looking to understand the recruiting process and effectively engage with recruiters.

  • Diversity Unboxed: A Human Approach to Hiring with Tia Kleckner and LinkTech

    May 18th, 2024  |  Season 2  |  15 mins 54 secs
    business, careers, development, leadership, professional

    In the latest episode of DREAM BIG With Big Dreamers, Donna Serdula interviews Tia Kleckner, co-founder of LinkTech, about their innovative approach to talent acquisition. LinkTech focuses on cognitive diversity, delving into candidates' unique stories and perspectives beyond traditional diversity metrics. Tia shares her inspiring personal background and how it shaped her views on diversity and inclusion. The episode highlights the importance of human connection in recruiting, offering practical advice for job seekers to stand out by celebrating their individuality. LinkTech's Diversity Unboxed initiative aims to create better matches between candidates and companies, fostering inclusive and dynamic workplaces.

  • Opportunity Champion, Lynn Miller: A Journey of Transformation

    May 18th, 2024  |  Season 2  |  20 mins 50 secs
    business, careers, development, leadership, professional

    Lynn shares her journey from an opera singer to a co-author of the book 'Lead from Within' and the founder of a unique approach empowering people to tenfold their expertise. The dialogue delves into the concept of being an 'Opportunity Champion,' highlighting the distinctions between hard work, talent, and the true essence of championing opportunities for growth and success.