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Outside-In leadership: The Fundamentals with Dennis Sadlowski (Ep. 18)

Customer experience is how your customers perceive their interaction with your company, and it is fundamental to every business. 

So how do you excel at customer experience?

In this episode, Dennis Sadlowski, a CEO & Outside-In Leadership expert, discusses the roadmap to attaining the best customer experience. Dennis shares how teams have an advantage over their competitors by incorporating an outside-in leadership approach.

Dennis discusses:

  • The outside-in leadership concept in detail
  • How outside-in leadership affects field service in a positive way
  • Why it is important to connect every employee in the company to the customer experience
  • And more


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About our Guest: 

Dennis Sadlowski is an accomplished Chief Executive Officer, Board Member, Outside-In Leader and C-suite Advisor serving domestic and international businesses. He has led public and private equity companies globally, in various industrial manufacturing and services industries. Mr. Sadlowski served as the CEO of Siemens Energy and Automation, a $4 billion, 12,000-employee operating company of Siemens AG. He also served as the CEO of CECO Environmental, CEO of International Battery, and COO (North America) of LSG Sky Chefs. Mr. Sadlowski holds a BS in Chemical and Nuclear Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley and an MBA from Seattle University.


Here’s What You Need To Know About The Field Service Management Industry with David Nour and Michael Israel (Ep. 3)

Sales, repair and maintenance, customer support, and regular inspections are just a few branches of the field service management industry. 

But is this a viable career path?

In this episode, David Nour, the CEO of The Nour Group, Inc, interviews Michael Israel. Together, they explore Michael’s journey in the field service management arena and reasons it can be a viable career path for incoming professionals.

David and Michael discuss: 

  • What drew Michael into the field service management path
  • How mentorship, leadership, and sponsorship can shape your career journey
  • The development of the field service management industry
  • Wisdom words for those who want to pivot and promote new technologies 
  • And more!


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About Our Guest: 

A senior leadership/board advisor, educator, executive coach, and bestselling author, David Nour is internationally recognized as the leading expert on applications of strategic relationships in profitable growth, sustained innovation, and lasting change. The author of eleven books, including bestsellers Relationship Economics® (Wiley) – forthcoming in its 3rd edition, Co-Create (St. Martin’s Press), and Curve Benders (Wiley, 2021), Nour serves as a trusted advisor to global clients and coaches corporate leaders. He is an adjunct professor at the Goizueta Business School at Emory University and was named to the Global Gurus Top 30 Leadership Professionals and the Thinkers 50 Radar Class of 2021 lists. A Forbes Leadership contributor on the Future of Work and an Inc. contributor on Relationship Economics, Nour’s unique insights have been featured in various prominent publications, including The Harvard Business Review, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Fast Company, Huffington Post Business, Entrepreneur, and Knowledge@Wharton. He’s also the host of the popular Curve Benders podcast.

Born in Iran, Nour immigrated to the U.S. as a teenager with $100, limited family ties, and no fluency in English. He graduated from Georgia State University with a bachelor’s degree in business management and went on to earn an Executive MBA from the Goizueta Business School at Emory University. He resides in Atlanta, GA, with his family.