“One of the truest qualities of a leader is the ability to recognize what you don’t know, then to open yourself up to listening, learning, and adapting. What I appreciate most about “Lessons in Leadership” and my firm’s broader partnership with the organization is the range of platforms Steve provides to leaders of every stripe, in every industry and sector throughout the state, to offer their unique insight on business, strategy, and leadership. Given the variety of experience, perspective, and achievement on display, ‘Lessons in Leadership’ is the ideal outlet for both seasoned and up-and-coming leaders to discover something they don’t know – and to listen, learn, and adapt those lessons to the leadership of their own organizations.”

-Patrick C. Dunican Jr., Chairman and Managing Director, Gibbons P.C.

“I believe to be an effective leader you need to be a constant learner, and there is no better way to learn than to hear from the important leaders of our day. When I’m on Lessons in Leadership, I value the opportunity to share my experiences and the lessons I’ve learned throughout my career in hopes it can help current and aspiring leaders. I also personally gain incredible insight from hearing other leaders share their stories. Valley Bank is proud to be a sponsor of this important show.”

-Ira Robbins, President & CEO of Valley Bank

“Learning and growing as a leader is a life-long journey. Steve and Mary keep this topic at the forefront of our minds through Lessons in Leadership, and we all benefit from hearing candid, real-life scenarios. It was an honor to be part of their podcast and share stories of the pitfalls and successes we all face.”

-Elisse E. Glennon, Executive Director

“Steve is not only well read and studied in Leadership, he possesses an uncanny knack for connecting leadership and history to our current time and place - an invaluable skill and trait in bringing leadership to life. It’s only one of the reasons we hired him to teach at Caldwell University...he has an innate ability to make connections to both history and to the students he is teaching and does so in an engaging and interesting manner. It's why our students love him! Job well done!”

-Matthew Whelan, EdD, President, Caldwell University

“Stand & Deliver is a first-rate leadership development firm and we are proud that Prager Metis is a lead sponsor of the Lessons in Leadership video podcast with Steve Adubato and his colleague Mary Gamba.” 

-Glenn Friedman, CEO, Prager Metis

“Steve Adubato know how to bring out the best in his guests.  He is a remarkable listener and clarifier, which allows him to help guests articulate, sometimes even to their own surprise, clear and useful messages and stories about leadership for their audiences.  I went on the program  to give lessons in leadership and I ended up taking away more than I gave!”

-Maurice Elias, PhD, Professor of Psychology, Rutgers University and Director, Rutgers Social-Emotional and Character Development Lab

“Lessons in Leadership is a podcast every entrepreneur should tune into. Everyone can learn from Steve’s leadership skills . Mary added points that made the conversation Top notch!”

-Kika Wise, CEO, Kika Stretch Studios Franchise

“The comfort level felt conversing with Steve and Mary was unlike any interview I’ve experienced. Steve’s in-depth wisdom gained from dialogue with leaders young and old creates an optimal learning environment.” 

-Patrick Delle Cava, IBEW Local 102


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