Podcast2022-02-15T12:26:32-05:00

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 #484: Bill George – Becoming An Authentic Leader By Discovering Your True North (Former CEO of Medtronic)

Bill George is a senior fellow at Harvard Business School, where he has taught leadership since 2004. He is the author of Discover Your True North, Authentic Leadership, and 7 Lessons for Leading in Crisis. Bill is the former chairman and chief executive officer of Medtronic.  He joined Medtronic in 1989 as president [...]

Episode #483: Colin O’Brady – Doing The Impossible, Changing Your Mindset, & Crossing Antarctica Alone

Colin O’Brady is a 10-time World Record Holder and New York Times bestselling author of The Impossible First. Colin’s highly publicized expeditions have been followed by millions and his work has been featured in the New York Times, The Tonight Show, the BBC, The Joe Rogan Experience, and NBC’s Today. His feats include [...]

Episode #482: Neal Foard – Becoming More Persuasive, Telling Better Stories, & Changing Your Mind…

Neal Foard has spent more than 20 years creating award-winning ad campaigns for clients on four continents. From the experience of thousands of presentations to clients all over the world, Neal has created The Passionate Logic Project™ to help business leaders sell their agendas more persuasively. He has been a featured speaker [...]

Episode #481: Eric Barker – Building Loving Relationships, Spotting Liars, & Living With Optimism

Eric Barker is the author of The Wall Street Journal bestseller “Barking Up the Wrong Tree,” which has sold over half a million copies and been translated into 19 languages. It was even the subject of a question on “Jeopardy!” He is a sought-after thinker and has given talks at MIT, Yale, [...]

Episode #480: Seth Godin – Becoming A Great Storyteller, Fixing PowerPoint Presentations, & Defining Leadership

Seth Godin is an entrepreneur, best-selling author, and speaker. In addition to launching one of the most popular blogs in the world, he has written 20 best-selling books, including The Dip, Linchpin, Purple Cow, Tribes, and What To Do When It’s Your Turn (And It’s Always Your Turn). His book, This is Marketing, was an instant bestseller in countries [...]

Episode #479: David Rubenstein – Interviewing Billionaires, Using Humor To Connect, & The Future Of America

David M. Rubenstein is Co-Founder and Co-Chairman of The Carlyle Group, one of the world’s largest and most successful private investment firms. Established in 1987, Carlyle now manages $325 billion from 26 offices around the world. David is the host of The David Rubenstein Show: Peer-to-Peer Conversations on Bloomberg TV and PBS and Bloomberg Wealth [...]

Episode #478: Susan Cain – Using Pain To Be More Creative, Finding The Right Life Partner, & A New Way To Think About Death

SUSAN CAIN is the #1 bestselling author of Bittersweet: How Sorrow and Longing Make Us Whole and Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking, which spent eight years on The New York Times best-seller list, and has been translated into 40 languages. Susan’s TED talks have been viewed over 40 million times. LinkedIn named [...]

Episode #477: Steve Holmes – Finding Your Purpose (Ikigai), Bouncing Back From Failure, & Using Your Working Genius

Steve Holmes founded Springfree Trampoline in 2003 and has overseen its growth to almost 400 employees globally. He is responsible for strategic business development and leads growth initiatives worldwide. Springfree® Trampoline, the World’s Safest Trampoline™, was introduced in 2003, and available in Australia in 2004. Dr. Keith Alexander re-designed the trampoline from [...]

Episode #476: Kat Cole – Pragmatic Optimism, Reflection Questions, Humble Confidence, Building Trust, & The Hot Shot Rule

Kat Cole is the President, COO, and board member at Athletic Greens. She was previously President and COO at Focus Brands, the parent company of Cinnabon, Auntie Anne’s, Moe’s, Schlotzsky’s, McAllister’s, Carvel, Seattle’s Best Coffee International, and Jamba. She oversaw all businesses, their 6,000 operations globally, and the multi-brand licensing and CPG [...]

Episode #475: Chandler Bolt – The Life Changing Process Of Writing A Book… (How You Can Do It Right Now)

Chandler Bolt is an investor, advisor, the CEO of Self-Publishing School & SelfPublishing.com, and the author of 6 bestselling books including his most recent book titled “Published.” Self Publishing School is an INC 5000 company for the last 3 years in a row as one of the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in [...]

Episode #474: Jeffrey Pfeffer – How To Gain Power, Break The Rules, & Advance Your Career

Jeffrey Pfeffer is the Thomas D. Dee II Professor of Organizational Behavior at the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University where he has taught since 1979. He is the author or co-author of 15 books including Leadership B.S.: Fixing Workplaces and Careers One Truth at a Time; Power: Why Some People Have [...]

Episode #473: Ed Mylett – Building Confidence, Asking The Right Questions, & Maxing Out Your Life (The Power Of One More)

Ed Mylett is a globally recognized entrepreneur, coach, and speaker. He started in the financial services industry, eventually earning a spot on the Forbes 50 Wealthiest Under 50 List. Since then, he has spearheaded a range of ventures, spanning technology, real estate, health, nutrition, and more. Ed is the best-selling author of [...]

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