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From Mattel Toys to Kids Meals

Ken Strottman

In this episode host Ric Brutocao talks with Ken Strottman, founder of Strottman International, a unique design and marketing firm that creates toys—from concept and design to final product—as part of powerful, unique, brand-experience marketing campaigns. His clients include firms such as Wendy’s, Lowe’s, and many more. Prior to launching his own firm, Ken was VP of Mattel Toys, but before Mattel, as he puts it, he literally started his career journey in the toilet! Quite funny. His journey—even his unexpected exit from Continue reading


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Three Women Entrepreneurs Reveal Tips for Success – TM022

Heather and host Tom Loarie, Laura, Nola

In this episode, host Tom Loarie talks with three inspiring women CEOs and entrepreneurs—Laura Raynak of Executive Talent Scout, Heather Lerner, executive director of Happy Hollow Foundation, and Nola Masterson, a seasoned CEO, global executive and board leader serving on public company, venture-back private company and nonprofit organization boards—reveal their tips for success on “The Mentors” radio show this Saturday. Fast-paced, and fun, with lots of take-away insights! Enjoy!


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So, You Want To Find Purpose, Fulfillment and Happiness in Work? Here’s a start – #TM017

Tom Loarie in studio

The Mentors Host Tom Loarie gets Captain Thomas Foley, Chaplain, USAF, to share the secrets he’s learned over the years for finding success, purpose, happiness and a sense of fulfillment in life and in work, no matter what you do.  As we celebrate July 4 — Independence Day, and as Continue reading


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What Pulls You Forward? -#TM005

Allan Cox, best-selling author of 12 books, top advisor to CEOs, teams and boards

The Mentors CEO host Tom Loarie interviews guest Allan Cox, best-selling author and renown advisor to CEOs, teams and boards. Continue reading


Know thyself -#TM002

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Joe Cavanaugh III

On today’s show CEO host Tom Loarie talks with Joseph Cavanaugh III, president of Equip2Equip,  a company dedicated to equipping leaders to equip those they lead. An expert in strengths-based management and a master coach and trainer in Continue reading