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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.”

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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 #508: Richard Reeves – How To Be A Great Role Model, The Secret To A Fulfilling Career, And Why The Modern Male Is Struggling & What To Do About It

Richard Reeves is a senior fellow in economic studies at the Brookings Institution. He is the author of Dream Hoarders (2017), and a regular contributor to the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, and The Atlantic. His latest book has made waves worldwide … It’s called OF BOYS AND MEN: [...]

Episode #507: Jesse Cole – How To Build Your Idea Muscle, Create Unforgettable Experiences, & Earn Fans For Life

Jesse Cole is the founder of Fans First Entertainment and the owner of the Savannah Bananas. He’s fanatic about fandom and launched the Savannah Bananas with one mission: to spark a fan-focused movement. The Bananas have sold out every game since their first season and have a waitlist for tickets in the [...]

Episode #506: Buzz Williams – The 9 Daily Disciplines, Constant Improvement, Loving The Process, & Being on Team Bus One

Buzz Williams is the head Men’s Basketball Coach at Texas A&M University. He’s coached his teams to eight NCAA Tournament appearances in 13 years as a head coach. In 2020, Buzz was named the SEC “Coach of the Year.” His teams have won 20 or more games in five of the last [...]

Episode #505: Yung Pueblo – How To Let Go of The Past, Connect With The Present, & Expand Your Future (Lighter)

Diego Perez is a New York Times bestselling author who is widely known on Instagram and various social media networks through his pen name Yung Pueblo. Online he has an audience of over 2.7 million people. His writing focuses on the power of self-healing, creating healthy relationships, and the wisdom that comes [...]

Episode #504: Jeff Shesol – Moonshot Goals, Driver vs. Passenger Mentality, & Creating Your Own Fate

Jeff Shesol is a multi-hyphenate leader. He’s a Rhodes Scholar, a historian, a presidential speech writer, and a 3-time best-selling author. He also had a comic strip called thatch that was nationally syndicated from 1994–1998 when it appeared daily in more than 150 newspapers. WATCH this conversation on YouTube. And SUBSCRIBE! Read [...]

Episode #503: Sherri Coale – Choosing The Hard Path, The Art of Asking, Learning From Shakespeare, & Winning On & Off The Court (Lessons From a Hall of Fame Coach)

Sherri Coale coached the University of Oklahoma’s women’s basketball team for 25 years. She took over a program in turmoil and led them to three final fours. She’s the all-time winningest basketball coach in Oklahoma history and she’s a member of the women’s basketball hall of fame. She’s also the author of [...]

Episode #500: AJ Hawk, Keith Hawk, & Pat McAfee – Influential Leaders, Keys To A Great Partnership, Living Life As A Movie, & Celebrating 500 Episodes!

AJ Hawk is the all-time leading tackler in Green Bay Packers history. He won a National Champion at Ohio State University and was voted captain of the Green Bay Packers Super Bowl-winning team (2010-20110 He was inducted into the Ohio State University Hall of Fame in 2019. Currently, he is a co-host [...]

Episode #499: Cody Keenan – Working With The Most Powerful Person In The World, Taking Big Risks, & The Art Of Speechwriting

Cody Keenan has written with President Barack Obama since 2007, working his way up to chief speechwriter. He’s been named the “Springsteen” of the Obama White House, even though he can’t play an instrument, and Obama calls him “Hemingway.” British GQ named Cody one of the “35 Coolest Men under 38 (and [...]

Episode #498: Ted Rath – “Do Your Habits Today Align With Your Goals Of Tomorrow?” (VP of Player Performance For The Philadelphia Eagles)

Ted Rath the VP of Player Performance for the Philadelphia Eagles. Prior to coming to Philadelphia, Ted spent three seasons (2017-19) with the Los Angeles Rams as the head strength and conditioning coach. In 2017, Ted was named the Strength Coach of the Year by the Professional Football Strength and Conditioning Coaches [...]

Episode #497: Julian Treasure – How To Speak So That People Will Want To Listen (Sound & Communication Expert)

Julian Treasure is a sound and communication expert. His TED Talk, “How to speak so that people want to listen” is in the top 10 TED talks of all time and collectively, his 5 TED talks have been listened to more than 100 million times! He is also the best-selling author of [...]

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