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 [...]

Reggie Fils-Aime – From The Bronx To The Top Of Nintendo (How To Disrupt The Game)

Reggie Fils-Aime is an award-winning innovator and disrupter most recognized as the former President and Chief Operating Officer of Nintendo of America, the largest division of the Japanese entertainment company Nintendo Co., Ltd. Since retiring, Reggie has focused his energy on cultivating the next generation of business leaders through public speaking, board service, and [...]

Jack Carr – Special Operations Leader, Navy SEAL Sniper, & Best-Selling Author

Jack Carr led special operations teams as a Team Leader, Platoon Commander, Troop Commander, and Task Unit Commander. Over his 20 years in Naval Special Warfare he transitioned from an enlisted SEAL sniper to a junior officer leading assault and sniper teams in Iraq and Afghanistan, to a platoon commander practicing counterinsurgency in the [...]

David Gergen – How Great Leaders Are Made (Hearts Touched With Fire)

David Gergen has served as a White House adviser to four US presidents of both parties: Nixon, Ford, Reagan, and Clinton. Gergen then served as the editor of US News & World Report. For the past two decades, he has served as a professor of public service and founding director of the Center for [...]