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.

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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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Episode #441: Liz Wiseman – How To Build Credibility, Solve Problems, & Multiply Your Impact

Liz Wiseman is the New York Times bestseller author of Multipliers, Rookie Smarts, and most recently Impact Players. She is the CEO of the Wiseman Group, a leadership research and development firm. Some of her recent clients include Apple, Disney, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Nike, Tesla, and Twitter. Liz has been listed on [...]

Episode #440: Robert Greene – The Laws Of Power, Mastery, & Human Nature

Robert Greene has written 7 international best-selling books focused on strategy, power, and seduction, including The 48 Laws of Power, Mastery, The Laws of Human Nature, and most recently, The Daily Laws. WATCH this conversation on YouTube. And SUBSCRIBE! FORBES recently called WELCOME TO MANAGEMENT, “the best leadership book of 2020.” Be [...]

Episode #436: John Bacon – Changing The Culture, Building Trust, & Letting Them Lead

John U. Bacon has written twelve books on sports, business, health, and history, the last seven all National Bestsellers. His latest book is “LET THEM LEAD: Unexpected Lessons in Leadership from America’s Worst High School Hockey Team.” His radio essays earned him NPR’s PRNDI Award for best commentary in 2014. He appears [...]

Episode #435: Johnny C. Taylor Jr – A Leader’s Guide To Work In An Age Of Upheavel

Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP, is President and Chief Executive Officer of SHRM, the Society for Human Resource Management. With over 300,000 members in 165 countries, SHRM is the largest HR professional association in the world, impacting the lives of 115 million workers every day. WATCH this conversation on YouTube. And SUBSCRIBE! [...]

Episode #434: Brad Stulberg – The New Science Of Peak Performance

Brad Stulberg is the author of Peak Performance, The Passion Paradox, and The Practice of Groundedness. He coaches executives, entrepreneurs, physicians, and athletes. He is also co-creator of The Growth Equation, an online platform dedicated to defining and attaining a more fulfilling and sustainable kind of success. WATCH this conversation on YouTube. And SUBSCRIBE! [...]

Episode #432: Sukhinder Singh Cassidy – How To Take Risks & Thrive (Even When You Fail)

Sukhinder Singh Cassidy is a leading digital CEO and entrepreneur with more than 25 years of leadership experience founding, scaling, and advising companies including Google, Amazon, StubHub, Yodlee, and more. Most recently, Sukhinder served as the leader of StubHub, the premier global consumer ticketing marketplace for live entertainment, which she and her [...]

Episode #431: Melissa Urban – Overcoming Addiction & Creating A Life-Changing Business (CEO of Whole30)

Melissa Urban is the co-founder and CEO of Whole30, and a six-time New York Times bestselling author. She is is a prominent keynote speaker on social media and branding, health trends, and entrepreneurship. WATCH this conversation on YouTube. And SUBSCRIBE! FORBES recently called WELCOME TO MANAGEMENT, “the best leadership book of 2020.” [...]