Articles by author: Brandon Pfluger

Learning is Leadership

Ashley Andersen Zantop, Chief Executive Officer at Cambium Learning Group, wouldn’t be the leader she is today if it weren’t for the many people and experiences that shaped her journey. When she spoke with Knowledge is Power host Brandon Pfluger about her work life, she said the opportunity to live and work in places throughout […]

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Biden Nears Win as Japan, Dutch Back China Chip Controls
January 29, 2023

For more on the West’s race to implement China chip controls, read Bloomberg’s explainer on the computer chip “arms race.” (Bloomberg) — Japan and the Netherlands are poised to join the US in limiting China’s access to advanced semiconductor machinery, forging a powerful alliance that will undercut Beijing’s ambitions to build its own domestic […]

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NYSE Mayhem Traced to a Staffer Who Left a Backup System Running
January 28, 2023

(Bloomberg) — More than 700 miles from Wall Street, the New York Stock Exchange’s backup data center on Cermak Road in Chicago is supposed to safeguard US markets, standing by at all hours in case disaster ever strikes the world’s largest venue for trading shares. When markets are closed, it participates in a well-worn routine, […]

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California Storms Have Farmers Rushing to Avoid Crop Shortfall
January 28, 2023

(Bloomberg) — California farmers are facing costly damages from weeks of severe California storms that may trigger more expensive US fruits and vegetables in a time of massive food inflation. “The numbers are going to be somewhere in the hundreds of millions and perhaps in the billions,” Dave Puglia, head of the trade group Western […]

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Learning is Leadership
October 7, 2022

Ashley Andersen Zantop, Chief Executive Officer at Cambium Learning Group, wouldn’t be the leader she is today if it weren’t for the many people and experiences that shaped her journey. When she spoke with Knowledge is Power host Brandon Pfluger about her work life, she said the opportunity to live and work in places throughout […]

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Why Learning Is Essential to Leadership
June 1, 2021

Being an effective leader is challenging. Many times, leadership isn’t born. It’s made. In most situations, leaders beget leaders, which means leadership is learned from other great leaders.   When it comes to leadership, there are always moments that shape a career. These moments lead to either success or failure, but they lead to moments […]

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Introverts Can Still Make Effective Leaders
May 25, 2021

Being an effective leader is challenging. Many times, leadership isn’t born. It’s made. In most situations, leaders beget leaders, which means leadership is learned from other great leaders.   In this episode of Knowledge Is Power, Host Brandon Pfluger talked with Carrie McKenzie-Bush, Director of Marketing and Communications, Peerless-AV, on her career, significant learning moments, […]

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Career Lessons Learned by an Analog Guy in a Digital World
March 31, 2021

No company is perfect, and whether you work at a start-up or large corporation, there will inevitably be days where you wish you worked on the other side. Tim Garbutt, the Director of Corporate Marketing and Communications at Flintco LLC, has been on both sides and knows how the other half works. On this episode […]

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Lessons Learned in Finance and in Life
March 22, 2021

Learning moments in a career can be successes and failures. It’s what a leader does after that really matters. Knowledge Is Power goes one-on-one with leaders in different industries to uncover these experiences.   How have your first bosses and mentors shaped your career? Although some people may think back to things that they have said, Kevin […]

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How a Former Pro Golfer Translates Experience to Business
March 4, 2021

Learning moments in a career can be successes and failures. It’s what a leader does after that really matters. Knowledge Is Power goes one-on-one with leaders in different industries to uncover these experiences.   Many things can prepare someone for their career—experiences and even time on the golf course. Host Brandon Pfluger spoke with Brett […]

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Lessons Learned on the Leadership Path
February 9, 2021

Learning moments in a career can be successes and failures. It’s what a leader does after that really matters. Knowledge Is Power goes one-on-one with leaders in different industries to uncover these experiences. Host Brandon Pfluger spoke with Jessica Pantages, Chief Communication Officer at NSF International, developer of public health standards and certification programs that […]

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A Lesson in Subtlety: How to Mentor Colleagues
January 12, 2021

While there is no clear path to finding a mentor, when Simon Whitton, Managing Director, SIRO Consulting chatted with Brandon Pfluger, Host, Knowledge is Power, about his career in robotics, he shared some key insight into how he’s ended up acting as a mentor to colleagues.   Throughout his career, Whitton has held leadership positions […]

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Creating A Drone Program That Invests in Efficiency
November 5, 2019

At the Commercial UAV Expo Americas in Las Vegas, Nevada, drone professionals of every niche came together to discuss the latest applications for unmanned vehicles. One use for drones is precision imaging systems, Greg Davis, Founder and CEO, Overwatch Imaging focuses on. However, Davis appreciates more than his specific use for drones. “I […]

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