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 …

18 Keys To Sustaining Excellence

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Over the past two years, I’ve recorded 178 conversations (for my podcast The Learning Leader Show) with some of the greatest leadership minds in the world: CEO’s, Entrepreneurs, Professional Athletes… I look for those who have done two things: 1) Sustained excellence over an extended period of time. 2) Have an understanding WHY they’ve performed at such a high level. I …

Episode 154: Lewis Howes – How To Acknowledge Greatness

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Episode 154: Lewis Howes – How To Acknowledge Greatness Lewis Howes is an online marketing expert, sought after business coach, author, podcaster, USA Men’s National Team Handball Player, and Lifestyle Entrepreneur. In 3 years, Howes went from sleeping on his sister’s couch to running a seven figure online education business. A former pro football player, and two sport All American, Howes …

Episode 149: Marcus Sheridan – The Sales Lion: “They Ask, We Answer”

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Episode 149: Marcus Sheridan – The Sales Lion: “They Ask, We Answer” Marcus Sheridan has coached multiple businesses of all types from around the globe in an effort to help them achieve world-class communication in all its forms, online and offline. Specifically, he has become known for: Content Marketing, HubSpot Training, Keynote Speeches. In 2015 alone, award-winning speaker Marcus Sheridan has traveled …

Episode 142: Donald Miller – “I’m Going To Make You Everyone’s Favorite Leader”

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Episode 142: Donald Miller – “I’m Going To Make You Everyone’s Favorite Leader” Donald Miller has spent more than a decade telling his story. Combined, his 7 books have spent more than a year on the NYT bestsellers list. After spending all that time telling his story, he’s now helping other people tell theirs. Donald is the founder of StoryBrand …

Episode 140: Carol Dweck – The Power Of A Growth Mindset

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Episode 140: Carol Dweck – The Power Of A Growth Mindset Dr. Carol Dweck’s work is the foundation for what it means to be a learning leader. To be in a constant state of improvement… “In a fixed mindset students believe their basic abilities, their intelligence, their talents, are just fixed traits. They have a certain amount and that’s that, and …

Episode 132 Kevin Kelly: How To See The Future…

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Episode 132 Kevin Kelly:  How To See The Future… Much of what will happen in the next thirty years is inevitable, driven by technological trends that are already in motion. In this fascinating, provocative new book, “The Inevitable,” Kevin Kelly provides an optimistic road map for the future, showing how the coming changes in our lives—from virtual reality in the …

Episode 129: Rory Vaden – Why The Best “Take The Stairs”

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Episode 129: Rory Vaden – Why The Best “Take The Stairs” Self-Discipline Strategist Rory Vaden’s book Take the Stairs is a #1 Wall St Journal, #1 USA Today, and #2 New York Times bestseller. As an award-winning entrepreneur and business leader, Rory Co-Founded Southwestern Consulting™, a multi-million dollar global consulting practice that helps clients in more than 14 countries drive …

Episode 127: Adam Grant – How Originals Impact The World

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Episode 127: Adam Grant – How Originals Impact The World Adam Grant has been a leader I’ve admired since I read his NY Times best-selling book, “Give and Take” in 2013.  The book changed my life.  It changed how I view the world and how I view success.  The path to success and sustained excellence is different than I originally …

Episode 126: Jayson Gaignard – Mastermind Talks: An Event With A Lower Acceptance Rate Than Harvard

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Episode 126: Jayson Gaignard – Mastermind Talks: An Event With A Lower Acceptance Rate Than Harvard Jayson Gaignard has become a great friend over the course of the past year.  He calls himself a “talent scout” – Meaning he looks for people on the rise and works hard to support them on that journey.  Jayson believes building those relationships are …

Episode 125: Garry Ridge – How To Build A Tribal Culture (CEO WD-40)

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Episode 125: Garry Ridge – How To Build A Tribal Culture (CEO WD-40) Garry Ridge is president and chief executive officer of the WD-40 Company (NASDAQ WDFC) headquartered in San Diego, California. WD-40 Company is the maker of the ever-popular WD-40. A native of Australia, Garry has served as national vice president of the Australian Marketing Institute and the Australian …

Episode 122: Sarah Robb O’Hagan – EXTREME YOU: Unlocking Your Potential

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Episode 122: Sarah Robb O’Hagan – EXTREME YOU: Unlocking Your Potential Executive, activist and entrepreneur, Sarah Robb O’Hagan is described by the media as everything from “Superwoman undercover” to the “Queen of the Jocks” to the ultimate example of where fierce business woman, mother and fitness fanatic combine. Named among Forbes “Most Powerful Women in Sports” and recognized as one of …

Episode 121: Ryan Michler – How To Build Your 1,000 True Fans

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Episode 121: Ryan Michler – How To Build Your 1,000 True Fans If you have a desire to build your own tribe full of raving, engaged fans, then this is a great episode for you.  I originally met Ryan Michler over a year ago… He was in the midst of building his community, “The Order of Man.”  It’s incredible to …

Episode 116: Paul Madera – Why He Invested $10 Million In Facebook In 2005

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Episode 116: Paul Madera – Why He Invested $10 Million In Facebook In 2005 Paul Madera is one of the most down to earth and humble people I’ve ever spoken to… Considering the immense level of success in multiple life categories, I initially expected that he would have at least a semblance of an ego.  As you’ll hear, that does …

Episode 111: Chris Guillebeau – How To Create Your Dream Job

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Episode 111: Chris Guillebeau – How To Create Your Dream Job Chris Guillebeau is an extraordinary leader.  Between his best-selling books and hosting the World Domination Summit every summer, he’s constantly inspiring and empowering others to be creators and leaders.  During this conversation, you’ll get to hear why Chris specifically wanted to come on the show and his personal backstory …

Episode 109 Natalie Sisson: A Clear Vision, Discipline, & Leveling Up Can Lead To The Life You Want

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Episode 109 Natalie Sisson:  A Clear Vision, Discipline, & Leveling Up Can Lead To The Life You Want Natalie Sisson is an adventurous leader… I really appreciate the way she approaches her work.  She is incredibly passionate about building amazing online businesses and that passion is evident in her voice!  We had a fascinating conversation on this episode of The …

Episode 106: Michelle Gielan – How To Broadcast Happiness

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Episode 106: Michelle Gielan – How To Broadcast Happiness Michelle Gielan is a remarkable leader… I love the way she approaches her work.  Studying happiness and the mindset in which she approaches life inspires me!  Her newest book, “Broadcasting Happiness” takes an incredible look at some really interesting topics on happiness including: Priming your brain for high performance, how to …

Episode 104: Tom Bilyeu: How To Grow Your Business 57,000% In 3 Years

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Episode 104: Tom Bilyeu: How To Grow Your Business 57,000% In 3 Years Tom Bilyeu is an incredible leader… I really appreciate that he’s actively seeking out opportunities to learn and grow.  His company has had massive amounts of success in an extremely short period of time.  They’ve grown 57,000 % in the last three years.  Tom has an energy …

Episode 103: Chase Jarvis – 28 Ways To Be More Creative

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Episode 103: Chase Jarvis – 28 Ways To Be More Creative Chase Jarvis is one of my favorite leaders in the world.  I love his attitude and his approach to his life and business.  Sometimes you have a conversation where it just clicks and this is one of those.  Between being a world class photographer and running perhaps the greatest …

Episode 102: Steve Kamb – How To Level Up Your Life

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Episode 102: Steve Kamb – How To Level Up Your Life Steve Kamb is a giving leader who has experienced immense success building his company.  On this episode, I was inspired to hear how Steve has progressed in multiple life categories.  I particularly enjoyed the part of our conversation where we discussed the specific ways all of us can “level …

Episode 100: What I’ve Learned Through 100 Episodes Of The Learning Leader Show

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Episode 100: What I’ve Learned Through 100 Episodes Of The Learning Leader Show First and foremost… Thank YOU.  Thank you to the loyal listeners and supporters of The Learning Leader Show.  The feedback I receive from you inspires me to continue seeking out world class guests and preparing so hard for each and every episode.  To honor this incredibly special …

Episode 099: Clay Hebert – How You Should Always Introduce Yourself

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Episode 099: Clay Hebert – How You Should Always Introduce Yourself Clay Hebert is a giving leader who has experienced immense success in multiple life categories.   He has personally helped me in many ways along this podcasting journey.  I particularly enjoyed the part of our conversation where we riffed on his famous “6 Word Introduction.”  I put Clay on the …

Episode 097: Alejandro Chahin – How To Launch (And Sell) A Premium Product

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Episode 097: Alejandro Chahin – How To Launch (And Sell) A Premium Product Alejandro Chahin is a very interesting and inspiring leader.  He is deeply interested entrepreneurship and serving his customers. I loved getting the opportunity to speak with him while his company is still young and on the verge of exploding.  We are extremely fortunate to have Julie share …

Episode 075: Kristi Piehl – Creating A Winning Culture & Earning Great PR

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Episode 075: Kristi Piehl – Creating A Winning Culture & Earning Great PR Kristi Piehl is an incredibly driven person.  She truly understands the importance of focusing on creating a phenomenal a phenomenal work environment for her employees and is reaping the rewards because of it.  We are extremely fortunate to have Kristi share her knowledge with us, the loyal …

Episode 067: Roger Dooley – How To Persuade And Convince Others With Neuromarketing

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Episode 067: Roger Dooley – How To Persuade And Convince Others With Neuromarketing This episode was absolutely packed full of action oriented takeaways to help us all gain a better understanding of how our brain works to process information.  It was an extremely interesting talk on a topic that fascinates me. Roger Dooley is a speaker and author of Brainfluence: …

Episode 055: Joe Desena – Spartan Race CEO, Delayed Gratification, & Helping 1 Million People

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Episode 055: Joe Desena – Spartan Race CEO, Delayed Gratification, & Helping 1 Million People Joe Desena is an incredibly intense person.  He truly understands the importance of an intense focus on pushing yourself beyond what you might have perceived your limits to be.  We are extremely fortunate to have Joe share his knowledge with us, the loyal listeners of …

Episode 054: Geoff Colvin – Talent Is Overrated: Humans Are Underrated

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Episode 054: Geoff Colvin – Talent Is Overrated: Humans Are Underrated Geoff Colvin is an incredibly interesting person.  He truly understands the importance of an intense focus on continuous improvement.  We are extremely fortunate to have Geoff share his knowledge with us, the loyal listeners of The Learning Leader Show. Geoff Colvin is an Award-winning thinker, broadcaster, speaker and bestselling …

Episode 046: David Coleman – The Dating Doctor & National Speaker Of The Year

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Episode 046: David Coleman – The Dating Doctor & National Speaker Of The Year David Coleman is known worldwide as The Dating Doctor.™ He has been honored fourteen times as The National Speaker of the Year— 11 times by Campus Activities Magazine and 3 times by The National Association for Campus Activities and is the only speaker ever to be …

Episode 045: Chris Fussell – Gun Fights To Board Rooms: The Similarities In War And Business

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Episode 045: Chris Fussell – Gun Fights To Board Rooms: The Similarities In War And Business Chris Fussell is an incredible learning leader.  Truly on another level when it comes to work ethic, grit, and intelligence.  I was absolutely honored to have this conversation with him… And even more proud to now call him a friend. Chris Fussell is the …