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Bernie Marcus – Home Depot Co-Founder: Why You Should “Kick Up Some Dust”

Bernie Marcus and Arthur Blank cofounded Home Depot in 1978 after being fired from their jobs at a regional hardware store. Bernie is a co-founder of Home Depot, the world’s largest home improvement retailer. The Atlanta-based company has more than 2,300 stores in North America and had revenue of $151.2 billion in the year [...]

Self-Discipline Is Mandatory For Excellent Leadership – My Interview With Ryan Holiday

There are lots of leaders today who are extremely talented, good at what they do, and successful in the short term. But some of those same leaders aren’t particularly good people—to themselves, their direct reports and followers, and the people that got them where they are. (Photo Credit: kutx.org) CLICK HERE to watch this [...]

Excellent Leaders Balance Courage & Confidence with Curiosity & Humility: My Interview With Kat Cole

When we think of the mindsets of influential leaders, we think of what popular culture has shown us—you need to be confident, brash, and own every room you walk into. Those characteristics create a great film character but don’t translate to real business leaders.  Some businesses succeed and drive outcomes with overconfident leaders, but [...]

Things I’ve Learned From Interviewing 500 of the World’s Most Productive Achievers (A Birthday Essay)

I'm in Houston, Texas preparing to go on stage in front of 500 people to deliver a keynote speech about The Pursuit of Excellence. Today is also my birthday. Birthdays seem to be a good day to reflect and think. Since I launched my podcast almost eight years ago, I've kept a digital diary [...]

Nathan & Susannah Furr – The Upside of Uncertainty: Finding Possibility In The Unknown

Nathan Furr is an Associate Professor of Strategy at INSEAD, where he teaches innovation and technology strategy. Nathan earned his Ph.D. from the Stanford Technology Ventures Program at Stanford University and holds BA, MA, and MBA degrees from Brigham Young University. Susannah is a designer and art historian with a research focus on the [...]

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Reshma Saujani: Founder Of “Girls Who Code” – How To Be Brave, Not Perfect

Reshma Saujani—founder of Girls Who Code and Marshall Plan for Moms and bestselling author of Brave, Not Perfect—has spent more than a decade fighting for women and girls’ economic empowerment, working to close the gender gap in the tech sector, and most recently advocating for policies moms need to achieve their full potential. Her [...]

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