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THE LEARNING LEADER

Welcome to The Learning Leader Show. My mission is to have deep conversations with the world’s most thoughtful leaders and share their useful life stories and leadership wisdom. I speak with CEOs, Special Forces Operators, Entrepreneurs, Best-Selling Authors, Professional Athletes, and more. Our conversations are open dialogs where my guests share their most valuable experiences and learnings for the benefit of The Learning Leader Show audience. You will find links to each episode and the corresponding show notes at the bottom of this page.

The Learning Leader Show has been listened to by millions of people and was chosen by Apple Podcasts as an “all-time best-seller” in 2020. Forbes called it, “the most dynamic leadership podcast out there.” Inc Magazine said, “It’s one of the five podcasts to make you a smarter leader.”

I have a uniquely smart and sophisticated audience, so if you are interested in sponsoring The Learning Leader Show, email me (Ryan@LearningLeader.com) with the subject “sponsorship.” Some previous sponsors have been Calloway Golf, Ogio, Gusto, Freshbooks, LinkedIn Learning, and Municipal.

Episode List & Show Notes

All episodes are listed below, newest first. Each episode link has show notes with major topics discussed and links to books & other resources mentioned in the episode.

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LATEST EPISODE

Episode #454: Jim Levine – A Conversation With My Literary Agent (How To Write A Great Proposal)

Jim Levine has been a literary agent for more than 30 years. Some of his agency’s clients include Ray Dalio, Scott Galloway, Jay Shetty, Gillian Flynn (author of Gone Girl), Satya Nadella (CEO of Microsoft), Tom Brady, & Giselle Bundchen among others… He also is my book agent and he brokered the [...]

Episode #453: Dr. Gary Chapman – The 5 Love Languages, Resolving Conflict, & Building Trust

*NOTE* This episode starts with me reviewing 2021 and sharing my goals for 2022. You can also watch my review and goal-setting video by clicking HERE. Gary Chapman, PhD, is the author of the bestselling The 5 Love Languages® series, which has sold more than 20 million worldwide and has been translated into 50 languages. [...]

Episode #452: Debbie Millman – Visual Storytelling, Building Your Brand, & Fostering Your Creativity

Debbie Millman has been named “one of the most creative people in business” by Fast Company, and “one of the most influential designers working today” by Graphic Design USA, Debbie Millman is also an author, educator, curator, and host of the podcast Design Matters. For 20 years, Debbie was the President of [...]

Episode #451: Rob Fitzpatrick – How To Talk To Your Customers, How To Ask Great Questions, & How To Be Useful (The Mom Test)

Rob Fitzpatrick is an entrepreneur of 14 years and has written three books about his learnings along the way, including the best-selling handbook for doing better Customer Development, The Mom Test: How to talk to customers and figure out if your business is a good idea when everyone is lying to you. [...]

Episode #450: Stan Johnson – Living Your Core Values, Building Culture, & Developing Leaders

Stan Johnson was hired as Loyola Marymount University’s men’s basketball head coach on March 20, 2020. The 2020-21 season saw meteoric growths across the board for LMU men’s basketball. In his first season as head coach, Stan Johnson guided his team through the COVID-19 pandemic and posted a winning record in the [...]

Episode #449: John Amaechi – The Traits Of Effective Leaders, Excellence Is In The Mundane, & Giving Proper Feedback

John Amaechi OBE is an organizational psychologist, best-selling author, and CEO of APS Intelligence Ltd. In 2019, John was recognized as one of HR’s most influential thinkers by HR Magazine. John is the first Briton to have a career in the NBA. John is a Chartered Scientist, a Chartered Fellow of the [...]

Episode #448: Dr. Benjamin Hardy – How To Go From The Gap To The Gain, Choosing Your Who, & Setting Big Goals

Benjamin Hardy is an organizational psychologist and the author of Willpower Doesn’t Work and Personality Isn’t Permanent. He also co-authored Who Not How with Dan Sullivan, which sold over 120,000 copies in the first 4 months of publication. Their most recent book is called, The Gap and The Gain. His blogs have been read by over [...]

Episode #447: John McWhorter – Building A Diverse Team, Supporting The Black Community, & What Is Woke Racism?

John McWhorter teaches linguistics, philosophy, and music history at Columbia University, and writes for various publications on language issues and race issues such as Time, the Wall Street Journal, the Daily Beast, CNN, and the Atlantic. He’s also the author of many books including his most recent New York Times bestseller, Woke [...]

Episode #446: Fred Reichheld – Asking The Right Questions, Loving Your Customers, & Living A Meaningful Life

Fred Reichheld is the creator of the Net Promoter Score system of management. Also known as “NPS.” NPS is used in two-thirds of Fortune 500 companies. Fred has worked at Bain and Company since 1977. He is also the best-selling author of five books, including his most recent, Winning On Purpose. Fred graduated [...]

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