Gary Bender, who began his network sportscasting career in 1975 for the NFL on CBS doing play-by-play, shares his thoughts on hard work, the power of listening, the value of preparation, and explores the similarities between the qualities leaders share with sportscasters. Plus, he tells some amazing stories from his years covering some of the greatest athletes in the world.
Gary had an amazing career covering the NFL, college basketball, Major League Baseball, the Olympics, the NBA, and nearly 25 more sports on network television. Over the years, he worked alongside other notable sportscasters such as Johnny Unitas, Hank Stram, John Madden, Lynn Swann, Al Michaels, Bill Russell, and Bob Costas.
Dr. Michael Berens from TGen shares his story and provides insight into leading a world-class genetics research team. He speaks of the importance of mentoring, the value of family, the latest cutting edge genetics research going on at TGen, and much more.
Glenn Hamer is President and CEO of the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Here he discusses the mission of the Arizona Originals podcast and shares his story taking him from the Bronx to Arizona. He also shares his thoughts about leadership, management, building an organization, the value of internships and letting good people go from your organization.