Episode #323: Ian Leslie – The Desire To Know & Why Your Future Depends On It

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Ian Leslie is a London-based journalist and author of critically acclaimed books about human behavior. He is currently writing a new book on “productive disagreement”, which will be published in 2020. Ian also created, wrote and performed in the BBC radio comedy Before They Were Famous. Ian appears as a commentator on current affairs and culture for the BBC, Sky, …

Episode #321: Jay Acunzo – Why You Should Question Best Practices & Act Like An Investigator

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Jay Acunzo is the founder of Marketing Showrunners, author of the book Break the Wheel, and the host and producer of more than a dozen docuseries about creativity at work. He’s a former digital media strategist at Google, head of content at HubSpot, and Vice President of Content and Community at the VC firm NextView. Jay’s work has been cited …

Episode #311: Adam Savage – Life Lessons From A Master Maker

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Episode #311: Adam Savage – Life Lessons From A Master Maker Adam Savage was the co-host and Executive Producer of the hit show, MythBusters on the Discovery Channel.  Fourteen years, 1,015 myths, 2,950 experiments, eight Emmy nominations and 83 miles of duct tape later, the series ended in March 2016. Today, Adam stars in and produces content for Tested.com, including behind-the-scenes dives …

Episode #305: Marcus Buckingham & Ashley Goodall – A Leader’s Guide To The Real World (Break All The Rules)

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Episode #305: Marcus Buckingham & Ashley Goodall – A Leader’s Guide To The Real World (Break All The Rules) Marcus Buckingham holds a master’s degree in social and political science from Cambridge University and is a member of the Secretary of State’s Advisory Committee on Leadership and Management.  He’s the author of the international best-seller, First, Break All The Rules.  To kick-start …

Episode #295: Todd Herman – Using Alter Egos To Transform Your Life

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Episode #295: Todd Herman – Using Alter Egos To Transform Your Life Todd Herman is an author, coach, and entrepreneur. His training company has specialized for 22 years in mental toughness and peak performance strategies PROVEN to work, not the anecdotal nonsense found in most personal development work. His training programs have won international awards and he’s worked over 100 …

Episode #294: Warren Berger – How To Ask More Beautiful Questions

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Episode #294: Warren Berger – How To Ask More Beautiful Questions Innovation expert and questionologist WARREN BERGER has studied hundreds of the world’s foremost innovators, entrepreneurs, and creative thinkers to learn how they ask questions, generate original ideas, and solve problems. He is the author of eleven books, including THE BOOK OF BEAUTIFUL QUESTIONS: The Powerful Questions That Will Help You Decide, …

Episode #285: Scott Gerber – Stop Networking And Start Building Relationships That Matter

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Episode #285: Scott Gerber – Stop Networking And Start Building Relationships That Matter Scott Gerber is CEO of The Community Company, an organization that builds and manages community-driven programs for media companies and global brands. He is the founder of YEC, an invitation-only organization for the world’s most successful young entrepreneurs. He is also the founder of Forbes Councils, a …

7 Books To Read To Become A Better Leader

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Many podcast listeners/friends have asked me what books they should read to become a better leader. The totality of this list is in the hundreds… But for now, let’s start with seven. You’ll notice I’m more interested in reading about fascinating stories and the heroes in them than I am about “business” type books. There is so much to learn from real stories and …

Episode #282: Seth Godin – You Can’t Be Seen Until You Learn To See

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Episode #282: Seth Godin – You Can’t Be Seen Until You Learn To See Seth Godin is the author of 18 books that have been bestsellers around the world and have been translated into more than 35 languages. He’s also the founder of the altMBA and The Marketing Seminar, online workshops that have transformed the work of thousands of people. …

Episode #278: Mitch Albom – Tuesdays With Morrie & The Five People You Meet In Heaven

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Episode #278: Mitch Albom – Tuesdays With Morrie & The Five People You Meet In Heaven Mitch Albom is an internationally renowned and best-selling author, journalist, screenwriter, playwright, radio and television broadcaster and musician. His books have collectively sold more than 35 million copies worldwide; have been published in forty-nine territories and in forty-five languages around the world; and have …

Episode #277: Tom Goodwin – Life Advice From The #1 Influencer On LinkedIn

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Episode #277: Tom Goodwin – Life Advice From The #1 Influencer On LinkedIn Tom Goodwin is the Head of Innovation for Zenith Media. He speaks around the world at industry events, and he’s a best selling author.  He has also been named the #1 Influencer on LinkedIn. His role at Zenith, a top 3 global agency investing over $30bn per year …

Episode #276: Scott Belsky – How To Find Your Way Through The Hardest Part Of Any Venture (The Messy Middle)

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Episode #276: Scott Belsky – How To Find Your Way Through The Hardest Part Of Any Venture (The Messy Middle) Scott Belsky is a polymath. He’s an executive, entrepreneur, author, and investor (and all-around product obsessive). He currently serves as Adobe’s Chief Product Officer and Executive Vice President, Creative Cloud. Scott co-founded Behance in 2006, and served as CEO until Adobe acquired …

Episode #275: Joe Navarro – The World’s #1 Body Language Expert (FBI Special Agent)

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Episode #275: Joe Navarro – The World’s #1 Body Language Expert (FBI Special Agent) Joe Navarro spent 25 years at the FBI, working both as an agent and supervisor in the areas of counterintelligence and counterterrorism. Through his work he was able to study, refine and apply the science of non-verbal communications. His acumen in this field and his success as …

Episode #261: Darryl Strawberry – MLB Superstar: World Series, Home Runs, & Substance Abuse

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Episode #261: Darryl Strawberry – Major League Baseball Superstar: Home Runs, Substance Abuse, & Helping Others Darryl Strawberry helped lead the New York Mets to a World Series championship and the New York Yankees to three World Series championships.  He was also suspended three times by Major League Baseball for substance abuse.  He was a nine time all star and …

Episode #260: Mark Divine – How To Create An Unbeatable Mind

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Episode #260: Mark Divine – How To Create An Unbeatable Mind At twenty-six Mark Divine graduated as Honor Man (#1-ranked trainee) of SEAL BUD/S class number 170. Mark served for nine years total on active duty and eleven as a Reserve SEAL, retiring as Commander in 2011.  His leadership of teams was so effective the government tasked him with creating …

Episode #256: Elena Botelho – How To Become A CEO

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Episode #256: Elena Botelho – How To Become A CEO Elena Botelho has been a Partner at ghSMART since 2007. Elena initiated and co-leads The CEO Genome Project® featured in a cover article of Harvard Business Review.  Her recent book, The CEO Next Door, is a New York Times Bestseller. The CEO Genome Project® is an extensive research and client practice supporting CEO’s and executives on …

Episode #255: David Burkus – The Hidden Networks That Can Transform Your Life (Friend Of A Friend)

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Episode #255: David Burkus – The Hidden Networks That Can Transform Your Life (Friend Of A Friend) David Burkus is a best-selling author, a sought after speaker, and business school professor. In 2017, he was named as one of the world’s top business thought leaders by Thinkers50 His latest book, Friend of a Friend, offers readers a new perspective on how …

Episode 254: Robert Kurson – How To Be A Master Storyteller: Rocket Men, The Most Daring Mission In NASA History

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Episode 254: Robert Kurson – How To Be A Master Storyteller: Rocket Men, The Most Daring Mission In NASA History Robert Kurson is an American author, best known for his 2004 bestselling book, Shadow Divers, the true story of two Americans who discovered a World War II German U-boat sunk 60 miles off the coast of New Jersey. Kurson began his …

Episode 253: Aubrey Marcus – Total Human Optimization (Own The Day, Own Your Life)

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Episode 253: Aubrey Marcus – Total Human Optimization (Own The Day, Own Your Life) Aubrey Marcus is the founder and CEO of Onnit,  a lifestyle brand based on a holistic health philosophy he calls Total Human Optimization. Onnit is an Inc. 500 company and an industry leader with products optimizing millions of lives, including many top professional athletes around the world. …

Episode 248: James Clear LIVE! – How Can We Live Better?

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Episode 248: James Clear LIVE! – How Can We Live Better? This was recorded in front of a LIVE audience in Columbus, Ohio.  My teammates at Brixey & Meyer had the original idea for a live event and collectively we put together an amazing evening with more than 100 invited guests.  It was incredible!   The room was full on engaged …

Episode 244: Bill Curry – The 6 Characteristics Of A Champion (Lombardi, Starr, Unitas, Shula, Bryant)

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Episode 244: Bill Curry – The 6 Characteristics Of A Champion (Lombardi, Starr, Unitas, Shula, Bryant) Bill Curry is a two-time Super Bowl Champion. As an NCAA coach, Bill was named National Coach of the Year at Alabama and later became the first head football coach ever at Georgia State. As an ESPN commentator, he regularly shared his thoughts with …

Episode 237: AJ Jacobs – The Power of Irrational Confidence (Life As An Experiment)

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Episode 237: AJ Jacobs – The Power of Irrational Confidence (Life As An Experiment) A.J. Jacobs is an author, journalist, lecturer and human guinea pig. He has written four New York Times bestsellers that combine memoir, science, humor and a dash of self-help.  He is also editor at large at Esquire magazine, a commentator on NPR and a columnist for Mental Floss magazine. He is currently helping …

Episode 230: Dorie Clark – How To Monetize Your Expertise & Create Multiple Income Streams

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Episode 230: Dorie Clark – How To Monetize Your Expertise & Create Multiple Income Streams Dorie Clark is a marketing strategy consultant, professional speaker, and frequent contributor to the Harvard Business Review. Recognized as a “branding expert” by the Associated Press, Fortune, and Inc. magazine, she is the author of Entrepreneurial You (Harvard Business Review Press,), Reinventing You, and Stand Out, which was named the #1 Leadership Book of 2015 by Inc. magazine and one of …

Episode 227: Jeff Goins – How To Be A Thriving Artist (Real Artists Don’t Starve)

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Episode 227: Jeff Goins – How To Be A Thriving Artist (Real Artists Don’t Starve) Jeff Goins is a writer, keynote speaker, and award-winning blogger with a reputation for challenging the status quo. He is the best-selling author of five books, including Real Artists Don’t Starve, and The Art of Work, which landed on the best­ seller lists of USA Today, Publisher’s …

Episode 223: Kim Malone Scott – Using Radical Candor To Be A Great Boss

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Episode 223: Kim Malone Scott – Using Radical Candor To Be A Great Boss Kim Scott is the best-selling author of Radical Candor: Be a Kickass Boss without Losing your Humanity. Kim is also the co-founder and CEO of Candor, Inc., which builds tools to make it easier to follow the advice she offers in the book. She is also the author …

Episode 220: Robert Greene – The Laws Of Power & Mastery

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Episode 220: Robert Greene – The Laws Of Power & Mastery Robert Greene is an American author and speaker known for his books on strategy, power and seduction. He has written five international bestsellers: The 48 Laws of Power, The Art of Seduction, The 33 Strategies of War, The 50th Law and Mastery. In addition to having a strong following within …

Episode 213: Ryan Holiday – How To Make Work That Lasts (Perennial Seller)

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Episode 213: Ryan Holiday – How To Make Work That Lasts (Perennial Seller) This is Round 3 with best-selling author, entrepreneur, and renowned marketing strategist, Ryan Holiday. If you’d like to listen to our first conversation, go HERE.  If you’d like to check out the second one, go HERE. Brian Koppelman (screenwriter & director: Rounders, Ocean’s Thirteen and Billions) once said, “I …

Episode 207: Liz Wiseman – How A Rookie Can Become A Multiplier

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Episode 207: Liz Wiseman – How A Rookie Can Become A Multiplier ** If you would like to listen to the first conversation I had with Liz, click HERE ** Liz Wiseman teaches leadership to executives and emerging leaders around the world. She is the President of The Wiseman Group, a leadership research and development firm headquartered in Silicon Valley. Some of …

Episode 202: Jenny Blake – Pivot – What Do You Do When Your Back Is Against The Wall?

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Episode 202: Jenny Blake – Pivot – What Do You Do When Your Back Is Against The Wall? Jenny Blake is an author, career and business strategist and international speaker who helps people organize their brain, move beyond burnout, and build sustainable, dynamic careers they love. She is the author of the Axiom Award-winning book PIVOT: The Only Move That Matters is …

Episode 189: Jennifer Mueller – Why Leaders Should Embrace Creative Change

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  Episode 189: Jennifer Mueller – Why Leaders Should Embrace Creative Change From Jen: I earned my PhD in Social and Developmental Psychology at Brandeis University, and have had the fortune of been on the faculty of many top business schools including the Wharton School, Yale School of Management and NYU’s Stern School of Business. When I started my research career, …