Building Organizational Cultures: A Framework for Leaders. Professional and Executive Development, Division of Continuing Education,  Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. 

Podcast Interview: Episode 5: Unleashing the Power of Human Capital for Competitive Advantage. The Management Theory Toolbox (

Featured Harvard Speaker: There’s No Magic, Only Choices and Decisions: Factors That Impact Successful Strategic Management Outcomes. CEO Summit at Harvard: Scaling Valuation, Cambridge, MA.

You’ve Got What it Takes, Day’s Jewelers Leadership Retreat, Portland, ME

Making a Difference: The Leader’s Role in Strategic Management, Harvard University, Webinar.

Collegiate Courses Taught (AACSB Accredited):

  • Strategic Management (Graduate), Harvard University, Extension and Summer Schools
  • Dynamics of Change (Doctorate), Barry University, Adrian Dominican School of Education
  • Group Behavior in Organizations (Graduate), Barry University, Adrian Dominican School of Education
  • Organizational Behavior (Graduate and Undergraduate), NSU, H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship
  • Applied Critical Thinking for Management (Graduate), NSU, H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship
  • Contemporary Business Strategy (Graduate), NSU, H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship
  • Applying Strategy for Managers (Graduate), NSU, H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship
  • Managing Global Workplaces (Graduate), NSU, H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship
  • Introduction to Leadership (Undergraduate), NSU, H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship
  • Leadership, Guest Lecturer (Graduate), USF, Muma College of Business


Keynote Presentation: A Call to Action for Leadership, Culture Update, and Safety Performance, SWANA Senior Executive Seminar and Florida Chapter Winter Conference, Tampa, FL.

Keynote Presentation: Do You Stink as a Leader? Missouri Waste Control Coalition, Ozark Beach, MO.

A Call to Action for Leadership, Culture Update, and Safety Performance, Kansas Solid Waste Management Conference, Wichita, KS.

Talking Trash About Leadership, WCA Waste Corporation Senior Leadership Meeting, Houston, TX.

What Got You Here, Won’t Get You There: How to Win the War for Talent and Strengthen Your Competitive Advantage, Waste Expo Conference, Las Vegas, NV.

Talking Trash About Leadership, Wastebuilt Senior Leadership Meeting, Ontario, CA.

You Stink as a Leader, NWRA Executive Leadership Roundtable, Miami, FL.

The Influence of Job Satisfaction Factors and Affective Commitment on Talent Retention in the Solid Waste Management Industry, Lawrence Lecture, SWANA Mega Session, WASTCON, Dallas, TX.

Do You Stink as a Leader? CEO Roundtable, Sarasota, FL.

Succession Planning: Developing a Blueprint for Talent Management, Waste Expo Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Seminar: Effective Leadership Skills: Reach Your Full Potential, Waste Expo Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Employee Motivation: When Salary Incentives are Unavailable, Waste Expo Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Workshop: Talking Trash About Leadership, International Conference of the Portable Sanitation Association, Chicago, IL.

Talking Trash About Leadership, Kentucky SWANA Annual Meeting, Lexington, KY.

Game Changer: Transforming Supervisors into Authentic Leaders for Safety, Growth, and Profit, Waste Expo Conference, Las Vegas, NV.

Bridging the Gap Between Maintenance and Drivers: A Pathway to Improving Operational Effectiveness, Waste Fleet Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

The Human Side of Competitive Advantage, Waste Fleet Conference, Dearborn, MI.

Taking Responsibility for the Career You Want, University of South Florida Executive MBA Orientation, Tampa, FL.

Authentic Leadership, NSU Leadership Conference, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

The Leader in You, Waste Training Institute, Dallas, TX.

The Influence of Job Satisfaction on Operational Effectiveness, Waste Training Institute, Dallas, TX.

How to Develop Your Supervisors into Leaders and Gain Competitive Advantage, Waste Expo Conference, Dallas, TX.

Organizational Learning: Republic’s Successful Journey from $325M to $8B, Barry University, Miami, FL.

The Greater Danger, University of Oxford Graduation Ceremony, Oxford, England.

Unlocking the Secrets of Job Satisfaction, Waste Expo Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Change Reaction: Managing Employees in Turbulent Times, Waste Expo and Medical Waste Conferences, Las Vegas, NV.

Seminar: Building Human Capital to Strengthen Your Competitive Advantage, NSWMA Chairman’s Council Tour, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

The Influence of Situational and Transformational Leadership on Successful Crisis Management, North American Management Society, Chicago, IL.

Leading the Human Side of Your Public Impression, NSWMA Mid-Atlantic Conference, Hot Springs, VA.

Talking Trash about Diversity: From Rhetoric to Reality, HRABC Conference and Expo, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

Contemporary Human Resource Strategies, SWANA Planning and Management Conference, Palm Springs, CA.

You Stink as a Leader, Waste Expo Conference, Chicago, IL.

Talking Trash: You Are the Most Important Asset, Waste Expo Conference, Chicago, IL.

Employee Retention: Hang on to Your Stars, Florida Attractions Association, Weston,FL.

Keeping Good People, Waste Expo Conference, Atlanta, GA. [Cited in: Trucks at Work Blog (May 22, 2007) Finders, Keepers.]

Leadership on the Line: Lessons from the Trenches, Waste Expo Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Talking Trash about Leadership, Broward County Schools, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

Meeting the Challenge: Union-Free Operations, Waste Expo Conference, Atlanta, GA.

There Is Nothing Like Being a Champion, SWANA Executive Conference, Albany, GA.

There Is Nothing Like Being a Champion, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL.

Talking Trash about Leadership, Rehrig Pacific Company National Meeting, Scottsdale, AZ.

Talking Trash about Leadership, Broward Association for the Education of Young Children, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

There Is Nothing like Being a Champion, Waste Expo Conference, Las Vegas, NV.

Dealing with Unions, Waste Expo Conference, Las Vegas, NV.

Talking Trash about Leadership, SWANA Executive Conference, Naples, FL.

Lessons Learned from the Private Sector, SWANA Senior Executive Seminar, Albuquerque, NM.

Talking Trash about Career Development, SHRM Chapter, Nova Southeastern University, Davie, FL.

Building Competitive Advantage with Contemporary Retention Strategies, Florida State Executives Association Think Tank, Boca Raton, FL.

Pride in the Industry, Municipal Waste Management Association, West Palm Beach, FL.

Talking Trash about Leadership, Medical Waste Conference, Las Vegas, NV.

Preventing and Responding to Labor Disputes, Waste Expo, Las Vegas, NV.

How to Discipline and Terminate Employees, Waste Expo, Las Vegas, NV.

Talking Trash about Leadership, Waste Expo, Las Vegas, NV.

Taking the Lead, Kids in Distress, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

The Meaning of Memorial Day, Weston Rotary Club, Weston, FL.

Teamsters Target Trash Industry [an interview], Waste News, March 29, 2004 (p. 1, 23-24).

Take Pride in the Waste Industry: It’s Good for Business, Waste Expo Conference, Dallas, TX. [Cited in: Johnson, J. (June, 2004). Republic’s Baylor Preaches Instilling Pride in Workers, Job; Waste News]

Management 101: Going from the Back of the Truck to the Front Office, Waste Expo Conference, Dallas, TX.

Practical Strategies for the Prevention of Violence in the Workplace, Waste ExpoConference, New Orleans, LA.

Pride Still Matters, Waste Expo Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Pride Still Matters, NSWMA Sunbelt Conferences, Orlando, FL; Asheville, NC; Amelia Island, FL; Arlington, TX; Richmond, VA

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