Learn how to attract… and keep… the brightest and best employees as Conversations Live features Roberta Chinsky Matuson joins Vicki to chat about her new book, Talent Magnetism. Find out why Roberta is known worldwide as the Talent Maximizer! We’ll also hear from Sam Bennett on how to go from procrastinating to being lauded as a creative genius with Get It Done. Finally, NYT Bestseller Po Bronson makes his CLV return! Enjoy his first appearance here!

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Your company is only as good as the talent you keep. With the economy improving and baby boomers retiring or moving into second careers, there is a whole new set of rules for attracting the top talent and getting them to stick around. Fortune 500 consultant Roberta Chinsky Matuson shares tips on how any company — even small to medium sized — can attract and keep the best and brightest employees in her book Talent Magnetism: How to Build a Workplace That Attracts and Keeps the Best. Roberta is known worldwide as the Talent Maximizer, a nickname she has earned as president of Matuson Consulting where she has used her position to help companies ranging in size from small start-up’s to Fortune 500 achieve dramatic growth and market leadership by maximizing their talent.

You KNOW you’re a creative genius. So what’s holding you back? Maybe it’s that daunting to-do list, perhaps you are one of those people that has to get ready to get ready to tackle a project, or it could be your problem is determining just which of those projects comes first. No matter which of these or any other methods of procrastinating your mind has conjured up, Sam Bennett has the solution to overcoming it and unleashing your creative genius on the world in her new book Get It Done! Having worked alongside comics such as Steve Carrell and Stephen Colbert as a Second City alum, Sam brings a fun and engaging tone as she demonstrates innovative exercises and provides inspiring true success stories to guide you over that hump! Check out her website at Theorganizedartistcompany.com!

Now available in paperback, the NYT bestselling Top Dog combines an astonishing blend of science and storytelling to reveal what’s truly in the heart of a champion – the joy of victory and the character building agony of defeat. Po Bronson, along with co-writer Ashley Merryman, upends conventional wisdom, explaining the forces that compel us to compete, and explores a myriad of unique and unorthodox topics that can help you tip the odds in your favor. The writing team of Bronson and Merryman have produced several NYT bestsellers while also racking up 9 national awards for their reporting. As a solo act, Po has written his own NYT bestseller among his 5 books, and his writing has been featured in Time and the Washington Post.

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