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6 Degrees or Less

23 EpisodesProduced by Seth McColleyWebsite

These conversations are all about the art and the power of networking. It's connected to the idea that every single one of us is no more than six degrees from being connected to one another. The connections we make and the relationships we build make us the incredible people we are today and that we… read more

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Episode 22: A Conversation with Me

February 5th, 2020


Am I talking to myself? Why, yes. Yes, I am.

A year ago today, I launched this podcast and published my very first episode. I thought it would be …

Episode 21: A Conversation with Sal Vergara, Jr.

January 6th, 2020


Sal is a relatively new connection of mine, but we have developed a solid relationship based on the shared understanding of networking, sound HR …

Episode 20: Unplugged with Lesha Reese

December 23rd, 2019


I hired Lesha back in June of 2005 to join my HR team at Cingular/AT&T Wireless. To this day, she is still the best HR pro that I've ever hired. …

Episode 19: Unplugged with Morag Barrett

December 3rd, 2019


When I first met Morag Barrett several years ago I felt an instant connection with her. She has a passion for people that is infectious and …

Episode 18: Unplugged with Dirk Beveridge

November 19th, 2019


Dirk is a new relationship of mine, but a kindred spirit. His passion for people, for innovation and for change are infectious and explains why I felt so connected to him when we recently met through some work that he's …

Episode 17: A Conversation with Jim Priest

November 7th, 2019


Jim Priest is a great example of why I created this podcast and why I have such a passion for networking (i.e. relationshiping). I first met Jim about two months ago, as he was the guest speaker at the Oklahoma City …

Episode 16: A Conversation with Jackie Chabot

October 21st, 2019


I met Jackie Chabot years ago and we've stayed connected across time, different roles (for both of us) and space. Tune in as we talk about hot topics …

Episode 15: Unplugged with Kristen Harcourt

September 24th, 2019


I recently connected with Kristen on LinkedIn and we both share the same passion for people, for learning and for empowering others. A virtual "coffee meeting" led to an invitation to be on my podcast, which in turn, …

Episode 14: Unplugged with Satyen Pathak

September 11th, 2019


Satyen Pathak (aka Salt) is my oldest and dearest friend, as we grew up together in Sugar Land, Texas and lived through many of life’s highs and lows …

Episode 13: A Conversation with Timothy Wheeler

August 26th, 2019


I sat down recently with Timothy Wheeler, President and CEO of Wheeler Staffing Partners, a staffing firm based in Allen, Texas. We talked about how we got connected, shared stories about networking, and the importance …

Episode 12: Unplugged with Gregory Tall

August 12th, 2019


I recently met Gregory Tall at a conference I was attending in Chicago. He was one of several speakers and I was instantly drawn to his high energy, positive personality. With several shared work experiences and a …

Episode 11: A Conversation with David Alexander

July 29th, 2019


I consider myself fortunate to have a friend and mentor in David Alexander. Our relationship has spanned nearly 15 years, starting in Seattle, Washington and landed in the DFW area. I value his wisdom, his experience …

Episode 10: Unplugged with Jordan Gross

July 16th, 2019


Jordan Gross is a new connection of mine and this conversation is a testament to the power or relationshiping and being open to saying, "yes". Jordan recently approached me on LinkedIn, inviting me to connect and …

Episode 9: A Conversation with Ed Wallace

July 1st, 2019


I recently spent some dedicated time with Ed Wallace as we're partnering to create a leadership development program at Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. …

Episode 8: A Conversation with Alex Ju

June 19th, 2019


I sat down with Alex Ju just weeks away from his graduation from the University of Texas at Austin to talk about networking, relationshiping, the job search process for a graduating senior, and how he managed to juggle …

Episode 7: Unplugged with Marcos Efron

May 20th, 2019


Marcos and I have been friends since Fall 1993, when we were both attending the University of Texas and going through the Maverick program ( together. Despite time and space, we've managed to stay …

Episode 6: A Conversation with Del Keffer

April 8th, 2019


I sat down with Del Keffer, a Columbus, Ohio native and 40 year veteran of durable goods distribution to talk about relationshiping, the power of …

Episode 5: A Conversation with Brandy Schade

March 25th, 2019


Tune into my conversation with Brandy Schade as we talk about #relationshiping, #strengthsfinder and how one size does NOT fit all when it comes to …

Episode 4: A Conversation with Sean Self

March 11th, 2019


Be sure to tune into my conversation with Sean Self, Founder and CEO of Self Opportunity, a recruitment solutions company based in Lewisville, TX. I …

Episode 3: A Conversation with Jan Watson

February 25th, 2019


Tune into my conversation with Jan Watson, Founder and CEO of Better Job Fit, Inc., as we talk about #networking, #relationshiping, finding a job versus creating a job, behavioral diversity, what it means to "play it …

Episode 2: A Conversation with Bruce Waller

February 18th, 2019


Take a ride with Bruce Waller and I in the "carpool lane"! In this episode, we talk about networking, vulnerability, the importance of showing up, …

Episode 1: A Conversation with Mike Caracalas

February 4th, 2019


Mike Caracalas is a friend, former boss, leadership coach and author. I sat down with Mike to talk about the importance of networking, pivotal networking moments in his career, and lessons learned along the way. Join us …

6 Degrees or Less Trailer

January 30th, 2019


This is a trailer for my new podcast, 6 Degrees or Less, which is focused on the art and power of networking.

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