Afternoon Live Interview on KATU

February 4, 2023 | Events, Leadership

William F. Merck II, Author, Leader, Speaker

by William F. Merck II

Events | Leadership
I provide some leadership tips in an interview with KATU host Kara Mack on her books and authors program, “Afternoon Live.”

On Friday, February 3, 2023, I had the pleasure of appearing on KATU’s books and authors show, “Afternoon Live.” Host Kara Mack with the ABC television affiliate in Portland, Oregon, interviewed me about how leaders can sharpen their mental toolkits and build on a wide range of experiences.

You can watch the six-minute interview on KATU’s website here. Enjoy!


Bill’s book, So, You Want to Be a Leader, is available at Barnes & Noble. Read excerpts from his book and articles on leadership here.

So, You Want to Be a Leader by William F. Merck II

Buy the Book!

So, You Want to Be a Leader: Secrets of a Lifetime of Success is now available in paperback and e-book editions.

Interactions with Purpose

Meetings and public communications, with an emphasis on keeping a good flow of accurate information throughout an organization, are critical for effective leadership.

Motivators

Motivation inspires people to pursue their dreams, see purpose in their lives, and find success. If you keep this in mind, you will have made their jobs into careers.

Frontlines of Freedom Podcast: On Military Readiness

In this podcast excerpt, Bill expands his thoughts on military recruitment issues and strategies to improve retention.

Bill’s Interview with ABC’s Good Morning Delmarva on Improving Mental Health

Bill discuses improving mental health at work and provides tips on managing stress at work.

The Unspoken Bias: Ageism in the Workplace Interview

Dive into a thought-provoking discussion that explores not just the definition, but the subtle ways ageism infiltrates our everyday lives and particularly, our workplaces.

Donna Seebo Interview on Becoming Your Own Personal Investigator

Donna and I discuss understanding how your beliefs are formed, and why your thinking has evolved into its present place in your life.

Interview with Heather Hansen O’Neill: From Fear to Fire

In this interview, I share with Heather Hansen O’Neill leadership secrets to overcoming fear, embracing your gifts, and achieving success.

The Perfect Leader Myth

Searching for and selecting the leadership team for an organization is a crucial exercise for organizational success.

Knowing Yourself: Tips and Questions Worth Pondering

Bill’s guest article for Ms. Career Girl on knowing why you are who you are is a critical ingredient for success in life and in the workplace.

On Sale Now! Breadcrumbs: Finding a Philosophy of Life

Bill’s latest book, “Breadcrumbs: Finding a Philosophy of Life,” is now on sale at Amazon! Contemplate your own early experiences as an investigative exercise in understanding what you believe and why you think the way you do today.

Harvard Bookstore Presentation

A fall trip to Cambridge, Massachusetts, proved to be an exciting adventure and a wonderful experience for a new author.

Winning Moves in the Workplace

Read Bill’s March 2023 guest article for Communication Intelligence, a magazine about smart communication in our professional lives.

Meet Bill

William F. Merck has a lifetime of experiences in the working world that contributed to his success in a variety of leadership roles.

Coming Soon!

BREADCRUMBS: Finding a Philosophy of Life


In this work, slated for publication in March 2023, the author uses stories from his life’s journey to illustrate points in time that helped form his view of the world and his place in it.

Available on Amazon

So, You Want to Be a LEADER


Being a leader is not easy for anyone. Thankfully, this book transforms more than a half-century of leadership experiences into a practical handbook for those looking to excel in leadership roles. In candid fashion, So, You Want to Be a Leader: Secrets of a Lifetime of Success, reveals what works—along with an unvarnished examination of what doesn’t—in a myriad of work-related situations.

On Leadership

LEADER

AVAILABLE ON AMAZON

BREADCRUMBS: Finding a Philosophy of Life


In Bill’s new book released on March 14, 2023, the author uses stories from his life’s journey to illustrate points in time that helped form his view of the world and his place in it. From growing up in Southern Georgia in the 1940s, to becoming a military officer and a corporate leader, he discovers a nexus between early feelings and subsequent notions and beliefs.

On Philosophy

BREADCRUMBS