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Culture Matters

Oct 16, 2019

Steve Akinboro is originally from Nigeria and emerged from an economically distressed background to become one of the most respected worldwide leaders in both McDonald's and Dominos. He started cleaning floors at a McDonald's in London and has now come full circle to owning several McDonald's franchises in...


Oct 8, 2019

Steve Cockram is the co-founder of GIANT Worldwide, the co-author of 5 Gears, 5 Voices, and 100X Leader. He is from Great Britain and he and Ricardo talk in-depth about British culture, colonization, British relationships with America and India, how Cricket reveals British influence in the world, and even the influence...


Sep 28, 2019

Joe Jacobi is an Olympic Gold Medalist, was CEO of USA Canoe/Kayak, and an NBC Olympic Analyst. He lives in Catalonia, Spain and is now a high-performance coach and writer. He and Ricardo talk about the cultural dysfunction that allowed for systemic abuse of female athletes in the Olympic movement, Joe's transition to...


Sep 27, 2019

Mariela Romero has won 23 Emmys for journalistic excellence and has worked for both CNN Español and Univisión as a Community Empowerment Director and also hosts her own show. She is originally from Venezuela but has lived in France, Mexico, Argentina, and the United States. Mariela and Ricardo talk about cultural...


Sep 26, 2019

Jim Knight is the author of the book, "Culture that Rocks," a popular public speaker, and was the Director of Learning and Development with Hard Rock Café for 21 years. He and Ricardo talk about the music culture and its influence on society, Hard Rock Café's cultural philosophy, organizational culture, and...