- 13:51 Matt Russo interview: eclips.cornell.edu/interviewLecture.do?id=809&tab=TabClipsPage #
- 13:52 And now, Matt Ruso gives a lecture: eclips.cornell.edu/interviewLecture.do?id=810&querytext=russo&tab=TabCasesPage #
- 13:57 Prof. Streeter: Why is it hard to lead an entrepreneurial venture? Part 1 of 3 : tinyurl.com/37ghzfk #
- 13:58 Prof. Streeter: Why is it hard to lead an entrepreneurial venture? Part 2 of 3: tinyurl.com/3774hsu < a href="http://twitter.com/eclipsco/statuses/12957224248">#
- 14:01 Russo blog post: cornell-eclips.blogspot.com/2010/04/nmfns-matt-russo-lecture-interview.html #
Wednesday, April 28, 2010
Tuesday, April 27, 2010
In 1995, Russo joined the Northwestern Mutual Financial Network as a financial representative, concentrating his market within the medical field and the hospitality industry. As a financial representative, he had achieved Forum honors since 2000, and had been the recipient of numerous individual sales awards.
In 1999, Russo was appointed Managing Director of The North Shore Group in Wakefield, Massachusetts. Under his direction, The North Shore Group had been awarded the District Network Office Growth Award for the last 6 years, and the Outstanding Achievement in Recruiting and Selection for the last seven years.
During this interview, Russo discusses his personal and professional background and shares the challenges he faced when starting out as an entrepreneur. In addition to his candid anecdotes, he also shares thoughts on leadership, relationship management and sales.
Matt Russo received a Bachelor of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Administration in 1990 from Cornell University.
Thursday, April 22, 2010
Sharon's influence and governance responsibilities extend beyond her U.S. leadership roles. She is a member of the global board of directors of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, where she serves as the U.S. representative on the global governance committee and chairs the global risk committee.
With 36 years of audit and consulting experience, Sharon works to ensure that Deloitte achieves its vision to be 'the Standard of Excellence,' and oversees the organization's relationships with a number of major multinational clients.
Sharon is a member of the Women's Leadership Board at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, and serves on the board of directors of Catalyst Inc., the national board of the YMCA, and the Autry National Center. She also served on the President's Export Council in Washington, D.C.
Frequently honored for her contributions to business and community leadership, Sharon has been named to Forbes list of 'the 100 most powerful women in the world' for the past four years. Crain's NY Business cited her as one of the most powerful business women in New York and in 2008, she was once again named by Directorship as 'one of the 100 most influential people in corporate governance.' She received the 'Making A Difference for Women' award from the National Council for Research on Women, has been named the Financial Women's Association's Woman of the Year, received the Work Life Legacy Award from the Families and Work Institute, and earned the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce Distinguished Business Leader Award.
Sharon Allen holds a bachelor's degree in accounting from the University of Idaho.
Saturday, April 03, 2010
- 12:11 Prof. Streeter: It's All About the People – Part 4. Keeping Employees' "Pulses" at the Right Pace: tinyurl.com/ydbe8m2 #
- 12:12 Prof. Streeter: It's All About the People – Part 5. Vendors and Suppliers – People Issues AND Cash Issues: bit.ly/9PDx5Q #