Episode 266: Owning an Attitude of Gratitude w/ Phil Howard

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This week, we invite you to join us for a fun and fast-paced conversation with ‘Dissecting Popular IT Nerds’ host Phil Howard. Phil and Lisa are not only passionate about leveraging technology to advance business outcomes but also care about leaning into their purpose and living a life of service. You won’t want to miss this episode as we come to the end of another great year of Something Extra!

Bio: With over two decades of business technology leadership, Phil Howard’s passion to bridge the gap between the language of business and technical geek speak led him to create Dissecting Popular IT Nerds. Phil’s talent is showcasing good IT leadership. He’s, “a natural when it comes to getting a technical person to talk about something other people will find interesting. His energy and naturally quick wit coupled with technical knowledge are the perfect combination for tech journalism.” If you listen to Dissecting Popular IT Nerds long enough you will become an expert in the secrets of selling your digital transformation strategy to executive management. Phil has a rare skillset and ability to motivate others, something that pays both in dollars and cents, but more importantly time and project workload. Recognized throughout his career for being a visionary technology leader leveraging in-depth knowledge of the marketplace and the competitor landscape… Phil Howard has demonstrated a unique ability to significantly increase revenue for businesses over and over again. Married with 8 kids, Phil volunteers in his local community raising funds for non-profits, creating youth groups, and supporting the underserved. His passions are Surfing, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and Boating.

Phil’s Something Extra: “Being authentic and transparent is very important. People are natural lie-detectors these days.”

Guest Links:

– Lisa Nichols, Host
– Jenny Heal, Executive Producer
– Joe Szynkowski, Marketing Support
– Kendall Brewer, Director of Leadership Programs
– Portside Media, Podcast Engineer