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Leadership Lowdown

Leadership Lowdown, hosted by Vic Verchereau, provides positive and practical principles for leaders who want to multiply their influence and take their team to the next level of effectiveness.

9:00 AM every Tuesday
Replay: 3:00 PM, 9:00 PM, 3:00 AM


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A Journey Filled With Great Memories, Wonderful Friendships and Lessons From the Road

Leadership Lowdown
April 6, 2021 8:00 AM

Jimmy Fortune toured, sang and performed with the legendary Statler Brothers for 21 years. He joined them first as a temporary replacement for Lew DeWitt, after DeWitt heard him singing at a ski resort and recommended him. Following an audition in Nashville, Jimmy was contacted by the Statler Brothers and performed his first show with them on January 28, 1982...The rest is what dreams are made of!  
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A Story of Leadership, When it Mattered the Most!

Leadership Lowdown
March 30, 2021 8:00 AM

Paul X. Rinn is an accomplished Naval Leader and successful businessman. His career in the Navy spanned almost three decades and encompassed challenging positions in a multitude of key operational assignments and combat encounters as well as significant Pentagon postings. He was awarded five Legion of Merit Awards (one with Combat V), Purple Heart, four Meritorious Service Awards, Combat Action Ribbon with bronze star, and other personal and unit commendations.

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Looking For Impact, Not To Impress

Leadership Lowdown
March 23, 2021 8:00 AM

The Old Newsboys have brightened Christmas Morning for more than 824,000 needy children across Genesee County. The team believes that Christmas is for children and making the holidays a positive memory can play a role to help a child grow up to be a good citizen. When the organization went to find its new director, Tony Tucker was the obvious choice. He is a successful businessman that has found extraordinary ways to give back to the community that he loves.

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A Legend Comes Home to Michigan

Leadership Lowdown
March 16, 2021 8:00 AM

Since 1903, the Stormy Kromer brand has come to embody the independence, wit and grit of the upper Midwest. It all started with a cap. George “Stormy” Kromer, a semi-pro baseball player and railroad engineer, kept losing his hat on the train. He asked his wife, Ida, to sew an ear band on his favorite ball cap to keep his ears warm and the hat snug. It worked and for more than a 100 years, winters have been better, warmer and well…more stylish!

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It May Not Be Our Fault, But It Is Our Problem!

Leadership Lowdown
March 9, 2021 8:00 AM

Maybe you are one of those who have experienced a magical moment of service, when things go wrong, but the recovery takes the disappointed customer and makes them a raging fan. Few places on earth do it better than Disney and we get to hear from a great expert on why it is such a magic kingdom! David Zanolla is an Instructor and Senior Associate Faculty member in the Department of Communication at Western Illinois University. In the spring of 2010, David offered a special topics course featuring the Walt Disney World theme parks in Orlando, Florida.

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Wayne RESA Announces Retirement of Superintendent Dr. Randy Liepa

Leadership Lowdown
March 8, 2021 12:00 PM

Wayne, Mich. – March 5, 2021 – Wayne RESA, the regional educational service agency that serves Wayne County’s 33 school districts, has announced the retirement of Dr. Randy Liepa, Superintendent. Dr. Liepa has served as Superintendent of Wayne RESA for six years and has spent more than 30 years serving schools in Wayne County in various roles. Dr. Liepa will continue in his role until June 2021.

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Leadership Lowdown | Yes Sir!

Leadership Lowdown
March 2, 2021 12:00 PM

Eric Albright, Sergeant First Class Michigan Army National Guard is serving our country and the people of Michigan and takes some time to share his leadership experiences and observations. When leading people, Eric's focus is on purpose, direction and motivation. Serving for over 23 years, his journey started when he was assigned to Iraq as a firefighter and has taken him to his current role as a key leader in recruiting here in Michigan.

As a component of the U.S. Army, the Michigan Army National Guard defends the country when called to action, but what makes for a unique branch in the military is the duty to protect and serve the state of Michigan. That mission allows service members to live and serve within our Michigan communities. From natural disaster relief and civil disturbances to national emergencies, The Michigan Army National Guard is always ready, always there. In this case, they are here on the Leadership Lowdown with a great conversation about service and leadership! Tune in now!

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Customer Service Done Right...Even When it Hurts

Leadership Lowdown
February 23, 2021 9:00 AM

When the need intersects the right opportunity, the results can be amazing! Shaun Zisler saw such a need and went to work! As the founder and owner of Crooked Bend, he started a business that now ships across the country and has significant product offerings to meet a growing need!

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Check Your Ego at the Door

Leadership Lowdown
February 16, 2021 2:00 PM

Founded by father and son-in-law team, Douglas Cook and Troy Bancroft, in 1983, AgroLiquid remains a family business both in its ownership and direction to this day. Troy Bancroft’s three sons, Nick (Chief Executive Officer), Albert (Workplace Development Lead), and Gerrit (Operations Director) are now guiding AgroLiquid with innovative business practices and product lines that will lead the company into the future.

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A Grand Lady

Leadership Lowdown
February 9, 2021 9:00 AM

Serving as the Sales Director for Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island would be a great privilege for anyone who loves this world-famous historic hotel. The world's longest front porch...The sparkling, stunning view of the Mackinac Straits and the wonderful guests who have graced the property is...well, GRAND! Annie Farrell has served with distinction and honor in that role for a number of years. The hotel leadership could never have found anyone else who personifies the elegance and grace she brought to the position.

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