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Welcome to the BriteVibe podcast, where we bring you insights, stories, and strategies from successful entrepreneurs and business leaders who have made their mark in the industry. Our aim is to empower you with the knowledge, skills, and mindset to achieve your entrepreneurial dreams and build a thr… read more

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February 22nd, 2024


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Revolutionizing Business Sustainability | Tabitha Scott

February 29th, 2024


With multiple degrees and professional as well as holistic certifications, Tabitha Scott is a business futurist who guides organizations through …

How to Overcome Limiting Beliefs | Vahan Yepremyan and Shelly Lefkoe

February 22nd, 2024


An accomplished business attorney, speaker, author, and entrepreneur, Vahan Yepremyan is the founder of Yepremyan Law Firm. For over two decades, his firm has been a trusted legal and strategic business adviser to a …

Shamanic Insights into Authentic Leadership | IssaMary Blanco

February 15th, 2024


On the Shamanic path with over 10 years of plant medicine experience, IssaMary Blanco is an Energy Healer, qualified as a Usui Reiki Master, Lightarian Reiki Master, and Quantum Healing Master.


Discover how ancient …

Unlocking the Power of Mindset Mastery | Mindi Huebner

February 8th, 2024


Mindi Huebner is an intuitive mindset mastery coach for high-achievers. Mindi blends science and woo to help you reprogram your subconscious so you can quit the overthinking, overworking, and sneaky cycle of …

Jem Fuller | Mastering the Art of Conscious Communication

February 1st, 2024


Jem Fuller has lived a colorful life around the world, from barefoot backpacker to corporate leader, fire dancer and tattooist to kindergarten …

Chester Elton | Gratitude as a Force for Change

January 25th, 2024


Chester Elton is a #1 New York Times Bestselling Business Author, Organizational Culture, Employee Engagement and Leadership Expert. One of today’s …

Matt Parfitt | Pioneering Supportive Employment with Grace Enterprises

January 18th, 2024


Matt is a seasoned entrepreneur, having given up his teaching career in 2007 to follow the call of being a ‘Godly employer'. He has a vision for …

Cari Jacobs-Crovetto | How Leaders Can Thrive by Slowing Down

January 11th, 2024


Cari Jacobs-Crovetto is an executive coach and advisor specializing in leadership development. She built a career at ad agencies in the 90s, working with prominent brands like Levi’s, P&G, and Lexus. She then moved …

Dr. Marlene Siegel | Pets as Catalysts for Personal Growth and Healing

January 4th, 2024


Dr. Siegel is best known for integrating holistic treatment options with traditional veterinary medicine. Since 1987, she has relentlessly pursued …

Dr. Heather Sandison | Reversing Dementia and Living a Brain-Healthy Life

December 28th, 2023


Dr. Heather Sandison is a naturopathic doctor who has dedicated her career to supporting those suffering with dementia. She has created unique, …

Dr. Joel Fuhrman | Living a Nutritarian Lifestyle

December 26th, 2023


Joel Fuhrman, M.D. is a board-certified family physician, seven-time New York Times best-selling author and internationally recognized expert on nutrition and natural healing. He specializes in preventing and reversing …

Jason Prall | Exploring Holistic Health and Longevity

December 21st, 2023


Jason Prall is a health educator, international speaker, practitioner & filmmaker. Over the last 15 years, Jason transitioned from working in the integrative disease care model to a model of health optimization and …

Evan Nierman | The Power of Public Relations and Navigating Cancel Culture

December 19th, 2023


Meet Evan Nierman, the crisis PR guru and mastermind behind Red Banyan – a world-renowned PR agency that always knows exactly what to say, and when to say it. As the CEO and founder of this top-tier firm, Evan is a …

Sue Kennedy | Writing as a Path to Self-Discovery

December 14th, 2023


Sue Kennedy is the owner and founder of Author Academy. She helps people tell their stories through writing books. Sue believes that writing a book can be a healing and empowering process, whether it's a business book …

Spencer Delisle | Managing Stress in the Corporate World

December 7th, 2023


In a fast-paced and stressful world, finding inner peace and managing our emotions can seem like an elusive goal. However, the Art of Living …

Karuna Ramanathan | Exploring Transformational Leadership in Organizations

December 5th, 2023


Karuna Ramanathan is a transformational leadership expert with nearly three decades of experience in supporting senior leaders and organizations …

Brian Vaszily | Small Steps to Live Long and Live Remarkably Well

November 30th, 2023


Brian Vaszily is a motivational speaker and author of the #1 bestseller, The 9 Intense Experiences. It has been labeled as one of the best motivational books of all time by many reviewers. He is the host of the highly …

Mike Goldman | The Importance of Building a Strong Leadership Team

November 28th, 2023


Mike Goldman is an award-winning leadership team coach and the #1 Amazon bestselling author of two books, Breakthrough Leadership Team and …

Mary Morrissey | Living Your Best Life

November 23rd, 2023


Mary Morrissey is the founder and owner of Brave Thinking® Institute, the world’s premier training center for transformational life coaching. Her system blends spiritual principles with practical real-world application …

Phil Alves | Generate Revenue With SaaS

November 21st, 2023


Phil Alves is a man on a mission: helping underdog SaaS (Software as a Service) founders compete against Big Tech. As the CEO and Principal …

Cliff Beach | How to Balance Full-Time Work and Side Hustles

November 16th, 2023


Musician and Author Cliff Beach has been performing live for more than 20 years. His single “Confident” was featured on Spotify's All Funked Up and Funk Drive playlists with over 900k+ streams. He is the host of the …

Dr. Paul White | Authentic Appreciation in the Workplace

November 14th, 2023


Dr. Paul White is a renowned psychologist, author, speaker, and consultant providing effective coaching in the workplace. He is the co-author of the …

Cassandra Worthy | Personal, Professional, and Business Growth

November 7th, 2023


Cassandra Worthy is the founder and CEO of Change Enthusiasm Global, a well-respected Leadership Development and Consulting company. Early in …

Austin Mao & Chuchu Wang | Unveiling the Power of Ayahuasca and Psilocybin

October 31st, 2023


Austin Mao is an entrepreneur, author, poet, and keynote speaker on the intersection of science and spirituality, psychology, and shamanism.


He is …

Sarah Ann Macklin | Unveiling the Seven Pillars of Health

October 26th, 2023


Sarah Ann Macklin, is hailed as the Jamie Oliver of the nutrition world by Marie Claire. Sarah is an award-winning AfN-accredited nutritionist and is well-respected in her field.


She is the host of the widely …

Melissa Monte | Mindfulness in Business to Create Personal and Professional Growth

October 19th, 2023


Melissa Monte, a lifelong learner, is an esteemed mindset coach, insightful speaker, and celebrated host of the award-winning podcast, Mind Love. Her …

Sylvia Baffour | Building Meaningful Connections Through Emotional Intelligence

October 12th, 2023


Sylvia Baffour, a Motivational Speaker, Trainer, and Emotional Intelligence Coach, is your guide to creating a vibrant work culture. With a global …

Dr. Lee Cordell | Holistic Approach to Trauma Healing

October 10th, 2023


Dr. Lee C. Cordell is the CEO and founder of the Institute for Trauma and Psychological Safety. Dr. Lee uses her 15+ years of experience in …

Luis Scott | Building a Meaningful and Successful Business

October 5th, 2023


Heralded as a Super Lawyer’s “Rising Star,” The National Trial Lawyers Association's “Top 40 Lawyers Under 40” and the American Institute of Legal Counsels' “10 Best Attorneys in 2017” on Worker Compensation, Luis …

Dr. Shamieka Dean | The Role of Healthy Families in Building Strong Relationships

October 3rd, 2023


Dr. Shamieka Dean is an award-winning business owner and social thought leader, teaching high achieving women how to build a booming business, while maintaining a healthy marriage and family dynamic.


While she …

Travis Robbins | The World’s Longest Walkable Road

September 28th, 2023


Travis Robbins is about to embark on a monumental feat that no other human being, dead or alive, has ever done. He is planning to walk the longest road in the world, spanning over 14,000 miles from South Africa to …

Dana Corey | Empowering Business Owners to Reach Their Potential

September 21st, 2023


Dana Corey is a business strategist and coach. She works with established entrepreneurs whose businesses serve local-to-them clients, helping them …

Sibtain Raza | Taking Risks for a Fulfilling Life

September 19th, 2023


Known for constantly pushing boundaries, Sibtain Raza has found a happy medium through his comedy to express his upbringing by his traditional …

Nate Webb | Bullying in the Digital Age

September 14th, 2023


Nate Webb is a bully expert, partnering with the Save the Kids Foundation. Nate is a resiliency trainer, a professional school counselor, and a …

Michelle Vandepas | Living Life of Purpose

September 12th, 2023


Michelle Vandepas is an entrepreneur and co-founder of GracePoint Publishing, a dynamic multimedia company that covers all aspects of publishing, …

Steve DeVane | Your Midlife Transformation

September 7th, 2023


Steve DeVane is an author and former journalist. His passion for helping people and his love of writing come together in his recently published book, “Your Midlife – The Playbook for Your Second Half.” Steve spent a …

Casey Head | Surviving Cancer and Finding Resilience

September 5th, 2023


Casey Kang Head is a three-time survivor of acute lymphoblastic leukemia & stroke survivor. She now is a cancer coach teaching survivors how to reclaim their life and learn how to live differently to ensure they are …

Robert Fried | How to Slow Down Aging

August 31st, 2023


Robert Fried is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of ChromaDex. Mr. Fried is an Academy Award and Emmy Award winning motion picture producer. He has …

Carla Royal | Overcoming Fear and Finding Fulfillment

August 29th, 2023


Carla Royal is a Certified Integral Master Coach™ with a wealth of experience in the personal development field since 1990. She works with high-performance entrepreneurs who are silently grappling with hidden stress and …

Nick Jonsson | Challenges of Leadership

August 24th, 2023


Nick Jonsson is a passionate and inspiring business leader, bestselling author, keynote speaker, podcast host, and award-winning entrepreneur. He is the co-founder and Managing Director of Executives' Global Network …

Karen Eber | The Impact of Storytelling

August 22nd, 2023


Storytelling can be used to connect with employees, inspire teams, and shape organizational culture. In this episode, Karen Eber shares insights and …

Dr. John Demartini | Uncovering the Unconscious Part of Your Life

August 17th, 2023


Dr. John Demartini is a renowned author and intellectual. His mission and vision are to share knowledge and wisdom that empowers you to become a master of your own life and destiny. He's an internationally published …

Garrett Neiman | Confronting Bias

August 15th, 2023


In this podcast, Garrett Neiman discusses his book titled "Rich White Men: What It Takes to Uproot the Old Boys Club and Transform America." Neiman clarifies that the book is not about villainizing rich white men, but …

Justin Poulet | Business Success through Community

July 20th, 2023


In this podcast episode, Justin Poulet discusses the unseen ripple effect of building communities within businesses.

Justin Poulet is a partner and …

Dr. Dain Heer | Access Your Consciousness

July 17th, 2023


Self-criticism, the innate feeling of never being enough, self-judgment - we struggle with negative views of ourselves, which hold us back from …

Joe Hart | Living The Dale Carnegie Legacy

July 12th, 2023


As with millions of other people worldwide, the Dale Carnegie course had a profound and transformational impact on Joe Hart’s personal and professional life. In this episode of the podcast, Joe joins us to discuss his …

Nate Regier | Embracing Conflict Without Casualties

July 10th, 2023


Dr. Nate Regier joins us in this interesting podcast episode to discuss why he believes that the biggest crisis facing our modern world today is the …

Alisha Fernandez | My “What If” Year

June 27th, 2023


On the cusp of turning forty, Alisha Fernandez Miranda had climbed to the peak of personal and professional success but felt very unhappy and lost in …

Aaron Childress | My Second Chance At Life

June 23rd, 2023


A few years after his service in the Marine Corps, Aaron Childress walked into his garage one afternoon and hung himself from the garage door track with an electrical cord. In this podcast episode, Aaron shares his …

Marie Diamond | Shift Your Energy

June 22nd, 2023


In this episode of the podcast, Marie Diamond provides an interesting perspective on how to apply the law of attraction in your personal and business life. Marie describes her unique vision board process and shares how …

Jim Harshaw Jr. | Finding Your Blue Print to Success

June 5th, 2023


In this episode of the podcast, Jim Harshaw Jr. joins us to share his thoughts and perspective on habits and behaviours that each of us must adopt to find clarity, purpose and success in our lives. Jim shares insights …

Nick Sonneburg | Leverage Your Team

April 12th, 2023


In an era where workplace burnout and quiet quitting have become the norm, Nick Sonnenburg has devoted himself to help teams optimize output, build alignment, and enhance performance. Nick joins us in this episode of …

Gloria Mark | The Impact Of Digital Media

April 10th, 2023


As social computing grows, the world is getting smaller. With each passing day, humans are  integrating digital media more and more into their daily lives leading to varied changes in human behaviour. Gloria Mark joins …

Robert Glazer | Elevate Your Performance

April 3rd, 2023


Robert Glazer joins us in this episode of the podcast to discuss his new book Elevate Your Team, as he shares his passion for helping individuals and companies build capacity for growth, elevate perfomance and …

Jamie Kullman | Align Your Business With Your Purpose

March 29th, 2023


One of the most significant challenges facing all adults today is the fundamental question of how to discover one’s purpose, make a living from it …

Jenne Todd | The Journey Of Entrepreneurship

March 9th, 2023


In this episode of the podcast, Jennifer Todd shares her thoughts on the various challenges that small entrepreneurs face as they begin their entrepreneurship journey. Jenne draws the important parallel between self …

Bradley Hamner | How To Get Out Of Your Own Way

March 6th, 2023


It is often stated that entrepreneurs are their own biggest stumbling block. Bradley Hamner joins us in this interesting episode of the podcast to share his thoughts on why he beleives a majority of small business …

Emily Balcetis | Successful People See The World Differently

February 6th, 2023


Whilst the average successful adult visualizes their goals as within their grasp, the majority of adults play host to a different vision. …

Tom Henschel | My Journey Into Executive Coaching

January 30th, 2023


In this episode of the podcast, Tom Henschel joins us to share his life journey from a renowned movie and TV series actor to a highly sought after executive coach. Tom leaves us with key nuggets of wisdom gained from …

Jessica Tracy | Pride Is A Fundamental Key To Success

January 20th, 2023


In this episode of the podcast, Jessica Tracy provides an intriguing new way to think about a complicated and most often misunderstood human emotion - Pride. Jessica makes an argument for pride as a positive motivating …

Robin Hills | The Ultimate Guide To Emotional Intelligence

January 16th, 2023


How are you applying emotional intelligence in your daily human interactions? In this episode of the podcast, Robin Hills joins us to shed light on how we can improve human relationships with the correct application of …

Jayne Warrilow | Business Is The Catalyst For Societal Change

January 10th, 2023


In this episode of the podcast, Jayne Warrilow – the creator of Sacred Changemakers joins us to detail her journey to becoming a successful business …

Russell Bishop | Living A Heart Centered Life

January 6th, 2023


In this episode of the podcast, we have an interesting conversation with renowned coach, mentor, and bestselling author, Russell Bishop on practical ways to live from your heart. Russell details how each of us can …

Gregg Vanourek | Embracing Life Entrepreneurship

January 4th, 2023


Gregg Vanourek joins us in this episode of the podcast to share his thoughts on why he thinks it is important to embrace life entrepreneurship  - the practice of integrating our life and work with our divine purpose and …

Mike Goldman | How To Build A Great Leadership Team

January 2nd, 2023


Arguably the most authoritative voice on how to build a winning leadership team, Mike Goldman is on a mission to help CEO’s grow their business by …

Hamza Khan | Burn Bright Not Out

December 29th, 2022


In this episode of the podcast, Hamza Khan joins us to share his personal journey through a difficult period in his professional life which saw him …

Sheevaun Moran | The Universal Principles Of Energy

December 27th, 2022


When high achievers, leaders, and entrepreneurs suffer setbacks owing to multiple challenges in their lives, seldom do they think of changing their …

Gordana Biernat | Know Your Truth

December 22nd, 2022


The truth is never complicated or irrational, yet in a world full of polarities and societal conditioning, many adults today struggle to discern the …

Aaron Walker | Iron Sharpens Iron

December 19th, 2022


In this week’s podcast episode, Aaron Walker walks us through his journey as a business coach turned mastermind creator. As a veteran entrepreneur …

Adrian Koehler | Unlocking Your True Leadership Potential

December 16th, 2022


The most successful entreprenuers often admit to avoiding crucial conversations that prevent their teams from achieving operational efficiency in the …

Dr. Paul White | Making Work Relationships Work

December 14th, 2022


In this episode of the podcast, Dr. Paul White joins us to shed light on the five (5) languages of appreciation that should be practiced in the …

Drew Dudley | Everyday Leadership

December 12th, 2022


In this episode of the podcast, we have a conversation with Drew Dudley – the creator of the renowned TED talk “Everyday leadership (the lollipop …

Tara Pilling | Change Is An Inside Job

December 5th, 2022


Habits. Addictions. Failure. Loss. Adult life is comprised of a myriad of challenges that criples many from achieving their true potential. Tara …

Chester Elton | Appreciation Is The Key To Positive Culture

December 1st, 2022


Christened the “apostle of appreciation” by Canada’s Globe and Mail, Chester Elton is undoubtedbly one of today’s most influential voices in the modern workplace. In this episode of the podcast, Chester shares his …

William Kilmer | Why Innovation Is Not The Key To Success

November 28th, 2022


In this episode of the podcast, we have a mind engaging conversation with William Kilmer – author of the thought provoking book “Transformative”. William explains why he believes that building a new approach to market …

Hala Khouri | Harnessing Individual Wellness Through Community Care

November 17th, 2022


Advancement in technology has increasingly turned the world into a small global village. More than ever before, humans are required to accommodate …

Dr. Corey Yeager | The Power Of Self Assessment

November 15th, 2022


The value of personal introspection in ensuring a healthy state of mental wellbeing is often understated. Dr Corey Yeager joins us in this interesting episode of the podcast to discuss his new book “How Am I doing?”. …

Ari Tulla | Transforming Our Daily Food From Toxin To Medicine

November 10th, 2022


Diet-related chronic conditions are the #1 cause of death in the US today with over 60% of the adult population suffering from one or more chronic …

Ken Honda | The Secret To Happy Money

October 31st, 2022


In this episode of the podcast, we have a candid conversation with Ken Honda – bestselling author of the well acclaimed book “Happy Money”. Ken explains how we can transform our relationship with money from a struggling …

Viki Zarkin | Becoming Your Own Advocate

October 27th, 2022


Viki Zarkin was diagnosed with stage IV metastatic cancer and her doctor advised her that she had only a few months left to live. Despite her shocking diagnosis, Viki fought back trusting herself to survive her …

Jacqueline M. Baker | Discovering The Leader Within You

October 25th, 2022


Leadership is not just a skill reserved for those in the c-suite. We all have the power to take up the mantle of leadership in our lives across both social and professional settings. In this episode of the podcast, …

Kashif Khan | The Power Of Understanding Your DNA

October 13th, 2022


The healthcare industry is one of the fastest-growing industries in the U.S averaging $4 trillion spend per annum. 90% of health care costs today are directly attributable to chronic diseases. In this podcast, we …

Jen Broyles | Your Breath is the Gateway to Healing

October 10th, 2022


Jen Broyles is a Transformational Coach, Holistic Nutrition Coach, Neurosomatic Breath Therapist and Breathwork Guide who helps high-achieving …

Mary Morrissey | Heart Centered Coaching

October 6th, 2022


Mary Morrissey is the founder and owner of Brave Thinking® Institute, the world’s premier training center for transformational life coaching. Her system blends spiritual principles with practical real-world application …

Regena Thomashauer | Reconnecting to the Goddess Within

October 3rd, 2022


Regena Thomashauer — the one and only “Mama Gena” — is a teacher and best-selling author, mother and media personality, and founder and CEO of the …

Nathan Crane | The Missing Link to Cancer | BriteVibe Podcast

September 30th, 2022


Meet Nathan Crane. This all started for him when he lost his grandfather to cancer and its treatments… And while he's incredibly sad that he lost …

Patrick Dossett | Co-Founder of Madefor and Former Navy Seal

September 28th, 2022


Co-Founder of Madefor, Patrick Dossett, is passionate about family, teamwork, adventure, and the proven science behind human potential. Pat is a …

Dr. Joel Fuhrman | Smart Nutrition, Superior Health

September 26th, 2022


Joel Fuhrman, M.D. is a board-certified family physician, seven-time New York Times best-selling author and internationally recognized expert on nutrition and natural healing. He specializes in preventing and reversing …

Danielle LaPorte | Bestselling Author, Entrepreneur and Inspirational Speaker

September 15th, 2022


A heart centered life is… Some of us are just getting through the day. Some of us are gearing up to lead the way to a New Day. For all of us… I offer ideas + programs that help people tap the intelligence of the …

Jonathan Hunsaker | Founder of Organixx, an Industry-Leading Supplement Company

September 12th, 2022


Jonathan is the founder of Organixx, an industry-leading supplement company that delivers the highest quality, cleanest organic supplements available. Jonathan started this company because of the huge demand for quality …

Vishen Lakhiani | Entrepreneur, Author, and Motivational Speaker

September 8th, 2022


Reimagining The Human Experience From Education & Work, To Spirituality & Citizenry - Vishen Strives To Elevate The Key Systems That Shape Humanity’s Future

We believe everyone deserves to be …

Sean Castrina | Author of 8 Unbreakable Rules for Business Start-Up Success

September 5th, 2022


Sean Castrina is the bestselling author of 8 Unbreakable Rules for Business Start-Up Success and the fictional tale The Greatest Entrepreneur in the …

Larisa Sharipova | Certified Holistic Health Practitioner

September 1st, 2022


Larisa Sharipova is trained as a Medical Doctor and practice as a Certified Holistic Health Practitioner. She is a founder of Holistic Expert, an …

Joe Rignola | Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Practitioner

August 29th, 2022


Joe is a Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Practitioner and Holistic Health Counselor. He's the author of the best-selling books The Definitive Way to …

Chris McCann | Prioritizing Professional Achievement Led by Personal Meaning

August 25th, 2022


Chris McCann is a tech business and thought leader specializing in helping successful people and companies remember who they are and align their life …

Dr. Kristin Neff, Ph.D. | World Leading Expert on Self-Compassion

August 22nd, 2022


Kristin Neff, Ph.D. is widely recognized as one of the world’s leading experts on self-compassion, being the first one to operationally define and measure the construct almost twenty years ago. In addition to her …

Matthew Zachary | "The Howard Stern" of Healthcare

August 18th, 2022


Matthew Zachary is one of the most respected, influential, and visionary voices in healthcare. A 25-year brain cancer survivor, he is the "Podfather" of healthcare communications, amassing listenership in the millions …

Joanna Brandi | Return on Happiness

August 15th, 2022


Power Over or Power With? There is no question about it – leadership must evolve to re-imagine the new world of work. We’re faced with a time that …

Dr. Benjamin Ritter | Leadership and Career Coach

August 11th, 2022

Dr. Benjamin Ritter, is a leadership and career coach, L&D director, values geek, international speaker, podcaster, author, mentor, and passionate about guiding others in finding, creating, and sustaining a career …

David Wolfe | Crush Your Cravings

August 4th, 2022


David Wolfe has been incredibly generous and is offering our listeners access to his 5 Day Crush Your Cravings Masterclass. Simply click here to join …

Jason Prall | The Human Longevity Project

August 1st, 2022


“When it comes to health, it's more collective than individual. You become a product of your environment and it's very easy to be healthy in these …

Joel Fuhrman | Smart Nutrition, Superior Health

July 25th, 2022


"Hello! I'm Joel Fuhrman, M.D., and I'm happy you're here. Join my free, 5-day Nutritarian challenge, and I’ll change the way you think about food – forever. You’ll receive a daily meal plan, plus important facts and …

Dr. Anita Sanchez | Specializes in Indigenous Leadership, Wisdom, Diversity and Inclusion, Culture and Promoting Positive Change in Our World

July 18th, 2022


Dr. Anita Sanchez is offering our listeners a free beautiful song book. Simply go to to receive the free ebook The Four …

Tara Jaye Frank | Consultant. Writer. Speaker.

July 14th, 2022


Tara Jaye and the TJFCM team help to design and deliver leadership experiences that open doors of opportunity for every leader, at every career stage.

At BriteVibe, we believe everyone …

Tom Wheelwright, CPA | Wealth and Tax Strategy

July 12th, 2022


Tom Wheelwright, CPA is the visionary and best selling author behind multiple companies that specialize in wealth and tax strategy. Tom is also a …

Dawn Dahlby | Build a WELLthy™ Life

July 11th, 2022


"Nothing makes me happier than knowing I’ve made a difference in the lives of others, sharing key life skills and serving as a guide through the personal journey of aligning wealth with worth to build a WELLthy™ life. …

Jennifer Partridge | Tapping expert & Yogi - Dream Awake

July 7th, 2022


"Myself and my company Dream Awake are devoted to your greatness. We are some kick-ass, warrior, kings and queens that like to get silly and wear magical costumes to work. We wish to inspire you with our free content, …

BONUS | Ritu Bhasin | Courageously Stand in Your Power Through Authenticity

July 5th, 2022


"I’m an award-winning life coach, empowerment speaker, author, and inclusion expert dedicated to helping you live your best life. But most of all, I’m a fierce advocate for authenticity. I want you to be you!" - Ritu …

Seane Corn | Yoga Teacher, Public Speaker, Activist

July 4th, 2022


Seane Corn is an internationally acclaimed yoga teacher and public speaker known for her social activism, impassioned style of teaching, and raw, honest and inspired self-expression. Over her 25-year teaching career, …

Carol Lourie | Recover Your Health, Restore Your Life

June 30th, 2022


Whether it's breast cancer recovery, fertility, thyroid or autoimmune problems — you realize these are complex conditions which require a deeper approach than just taking a pill and hoping for the best. 

Serious illness …

BONUS | Dr. Pawluck | Pulsed Electromagnetic Field (PEMF) Healing

June 30th, 2022


Healing Summit Dates: July 12 – 20, 2022 Summit Encore Begins: July 22 – 24, 2022

For more with Dr. Pawluck join us at the Pulsed Electromagnetic …

Dr. Marlene Siegel | How to Create Healthy Lifestyles

June 27th, 2022


Dr. Siegel is best known for integrating holistic treatment options with traditional veterinary medicine. Since 1987, she has relentlessly pursued …

Michael Balchan | Personal Growth, Positive Psychology & Leadership

June 23rd, 2022


Michael Balchan is a good dude. He’s a loving husband and father, a Harvard graduate, an Eagle Scout, an Ironman, and a professional Optimizer.

Patrick Dossett | Former Navy Seal and Co-Founder of Madefor

June 20th, 2022


Co-Founder of Madefor, Patrick Dossett, is passionate about family, teamwork, adventure, and the proven science behind human potential. Pat is a …

David Jockers | Super Charge Your Health with Functional Nutrition

June 17th, 2022


Want to dig deeper with Dr. Jockers? Join him for The Chronic Inflammation Summit. It’s free and online. Discover 30+ research-based, anti-inflammatory strategies and everyday lifestyle changes you can make to quickly …

Ari Whitten | The Creator of the Energy Blueprint System

June 16th, 2022


Ari Whitten is a #1 best-selling author and the creator of the Energy Blueprint system for overcoming fatigue and increasing energy levels. He is an energy and fatigue specialist who focuses on taking an evidence-based …

BONUS | Kim Moriyama | Coaching the Brave Path

June 15th, 2022

Happiness and Joy are at your core. Imagine a life of fulfillment, ease and grace; a life lived from the core of who you really are. Could you be …

BONUS | Donna ZaJonc | Coaching With The Empowerment Dynamic

June 14th, 2022

Matt inteviews Donna ZaJonc about her new book titled: Who Do You Want To Be On The Way To What You Want?: Coaching With The Empowerment Dynamic.

Deepen your creativity and strengthen your influence as a leader and …

BONUS | Michelle Poler | Author of Hello, Fears: Crush Your Comfort Zone and Become Who You're Meant to Be

June 13th, 2022


Matt interviews Michelle Poler, author of. Hello, Fears: Crush Your Comfort Zone and Become Who You're Meant to Be.  In this inspiring and …

BONUS | Bree Cox | Transforming Your Life with BodyByBree

June 10th, 2022

Bree Cox has been a Certified Personal Trainer for over 14 years and she loves helping women and men transform their lives. She is also a Certified Nutrition Specialist and specializes in Pre and Post Natal Fitness. …

BONUS | Dr. Heather Sandison | Specifically Addressing Imbalances That Affect the Brain; Founder of Marama

June 9th, 2022


Dr. Heather Sandison is the founder and medical director of Solcere and the founder of Marama. Dr. Sandison specializes in neurocognitive medicine …

BONUS | Ocean Robbins | The Need to Grow

June 9th, 2022


Ocean Robbins is an American entrepreneur, professor and author. He is best known for co-founding Food Revolution Network, Inc. a California-based …

BONUS EPISODE | Brian Vaszily | The 9 Intense Experiences: An Action Plan to Change Your Life Forever

June 8th, 2022

Brian Vaszily (pronounced "vay zlee") is a motivational speaker and author of the #1 bestseller, The 9 Intense Experiences (Wiley Publishing, 2011) -- called one of the best motivational books of all-time by many …

BONUS EPISODE | Nathan Crane | The Missing Link to Cancer | BriteVibe Podcast

May 24th, 2022


This is a bonus episode from Dose of Leadership introducing you to BriteVibe.  BriteVibe and Dose of Leadership have partnered to deliver you proven …

Larry Hagner | Gaining The Dad Edge Through Empathy & Active Listening

May 23rd, 2022


Larry Hagner, the founder of The Dad Edge joins us on Dose of Leadership. The mission of The Dad Edge is to empower men to live and lead legendary lives. 

The Dad Edge empowers men to create legendary marriages, create …

Kary Oberbrunner | How Blockchain & Web 3.0 Will Affect Our Lives

May 16th, 2022


Kary Oberbrunner, is a Wall Street Journal and USA Today bestselling author of 10 books in multiple genres ranging from business to fiction to faith. 

Antong Lucky - Part 2 | From Incarceration to a Life of Activism

May 9th, 2022


A motivational and aspirational conversation with a formerly incarcerated man who transformed from founder and leader of the Dallas Bloods to a …

Antong Lucky - Part 1| From Incarceration to a Life of Activism

May 2nd, 2022


This is Part 1 of an inspirational conversation with Antong “Kiddo” Lucky.

Antong was the founder of the “415 Dallas Bloods”, Antong Lucky, …

John Highley | Obtaining Alignment & Clarity Around Your Life Mission

April 25th, 2022


John started his first company in 1999 under Highley's inc. Within 4 years he Sold OVER 10 MILLION In-Services. After 10 years Highley Inc was …

Coleman Hughes | A Conversation on Leadership, Adversity, Race, & What Makes America Unique

April 4th, 2022


Coleman Hughes is a writer, podcaster and opinion columnist who specialises in issues related to race, public policy and applied …

Dave Stachowiak | How to Have Difficult Conversations & Stay At Elevation

March 28th, 2022


Dave Stachowiak, is the founder and host of Coaching for Leaders. With more than 15 years of leadership at Dale Carnegie and a thriving, global leadership academy, Dave helps leaders discover practical wisdom, build …

Moses Brings Plenty | Embracing Your Authentic Self & Setting the Example

March 23rd, 2022


Mo Brings Plenty is an Oglala Lakota Native American and grew up on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. He is a stage and screen actor, horse …

Marcus Buckingham | Bringing Love Back Into All That We Do

March 14th, 2022


Marcus Buckingham is a global researcher and New York Times bestselling author focused on unlocking strengths, increasing performance, and pioneering the future of how people work. He is the author of two of the …

Neil Giraldo | Living a Life of Expression, Innovation, & Creativity

March 7th, 2022

Neil Giraldo was born in 1955 in Cleveland, Ohio. Immersed in the culture of his beloved Sicilian ancestry, his parents Anthony and Angela Giraldo …

MicroDose of Candor | Revisiting a Conversation With Amy Edmonson

March 4th, 2022


The best leaders make it a point to create cultures in which everyone is empowered to speak openly and candidly.  We need to have a mindset where …

Matt Welch | Freeing Our Minds & Freeing Our Markets

February 28th, 2022


Matt Welch is an editor at large at Reason, the libertarian magazine of "free minds and free markets." He served as Reason's editor in chief from 2008-2016. He is co-author, along with Nick Gillespie, of the 2011 book 

Clint Davis | Being Intentional in Passing on Your Legacy

February 21st, 2022


Clint Davis: An entrepreneur with a passion for storytelling and preserving the past. As the CEO and Founder of Capsll App, Clint empowers others to save their histories and pass on their legacies. 

Clint’s love for the …

John Devine | The Inside on Leading a Massive Social Media Platform

February 14th, 2022

John DeVine is the Head of Global Operations for Facebook.

He is a former Navy officer who has transitioned into very well-known leader in the tech world, but his military roots run deep — even at Facebook.

DeVine spent …

Micro Dose of Intuition

February 11th, 2022


Intuition in leadership and life is critical.  It's a topic that is often overlooked and not easily understood. We don't give intuition the credit it's due.  Yes, we must analyze our situation with our head.  Yes, we …

Sebastian Junger | What Does Freedom Truly Mean?

February 7th, 2022


Sebastian Junger is the #1 New York Times Bestselling author of THE PERFECT STORM, FIRE, A DEATH IN BELMONT, WAR, TRIBE and FREEDOM.   As an award-winning journalist, a contributing editor to Vanity Fair and a …

Oliver Stone | Revisiting the JFK Assassination

January 31st, 2022


Oliver Stone has become known as a master of controversial subjects and a legendary film maker. His films are filled with a variety of film angles and styles, he pushes his actors to give Oscar-worthy performances, and …

Stuart Scheller | A Lesson in Moral Courage & Accountability

January 24th, 2022


Lieutenant Colonel Stuart Scheller has served the US Marine Corps Infantry for 17 years. Scheller was relieved of his command for publicly demanding …

Peter Boghossian | Beyond Woke & Having Impossible Conversations

January 20th, 2022

Dr. Peter Boghossian's main focus is bringing the tools of professional philosophers to people in a wide variety of contexts. Peter has a teaching …

Nataly Kogan | Breaking Free From Daily Burnout

January 17th, 2022

A leading expert on emotional fitness, Nataly Kogan is an entrepreneur, best-selling author, and keynote speaker on a mission to help millions of people struggle less and thrive more in work and life.

Nataly immigrated …

Mike Ettore | Trust Based Leadership the Marine Corps Way

January 10th, 2022


Mike Ettore's distinguished record of providing effective leadership and achieving superior results in a wide range of challenging environments stems …

Carey Nieuwhof | Building a Life You Don't Want to Escape From

January 3rd, 2022


Carey Nieuwhof is a best-selling author, leadership expert, attorney and non-profit leader. As the host of the top-rated Carey Nieuwhof Leadership Podcast and curator of one of the most widely-read leadership blogs, …

Jenny Radcliffe | Understanding the Power of Social Engineering

December 27th, 2021


Jenny Radcliffe is a social engineer and security expert. She focuses on the human elements that are so often exploited by those seeking to gain unauthorized access online and in the real world. Branded a ‘people …

Angelo Poli | Transforming Your Body Through Metabolic Profiling

December 20th, 2021


Today’s guest is Angelo Poli, transformation specialist and founder of MetPro, the advanced methodology that analyzes an individual’s specific …

Mary Fox | Understanding Your Communicative Power & Influence

December 13th, 2021


Mary Fox is the co-founder and CEO of Marlow; a manager development platform combining in-house expert coaches with interactive resources. Marlow’s mission is to help managers and emerging leaders gain access to the …

Micro-Dose of Leadership Traits | Understanding the USMC Foundation

December 10th, 2021


If there is one constant about the fourteen leadership traits recognized by the Marine Corps, it is that not one of them stands alone or above all the others. They are intertwined and interdependent, like the parts of a …

Teneshia Jackson Warner | Achieving Your Big Stretch Dream

December 2nd, 2021


Teneshia Jackson Warner developed the Dream Project to help its attendees push aside obstacles in business and in life to reach their goals. This episode is a deep dive and inspirational conversation on being more …

Micro-Dose of Communication | Revisiting a Conversation With Patty McCord

November 29th, 2021


As leaders we need to understand the power of communication.

If we're going to create cultures of decentralized leadership Senior Leaders need to …

Terri Cole | How to Be a Boundary Boss

November 24th, 2021


Terri Cole worked as a talent agent for actors and supermodels. She was your typical Type A overachiever with zero balance and no internal peace. Her …

Oliver North | We Didn't Fight for Socialism

November 22nd, 2021


Oliver North is a combat decorated U.S. Marine, #1 best-selling author, founder of a small business and holder of three U.S. patents. For seventeen …

Micro-Dose of Mindset | Revisiting a Conversation With Barbara Corcoran

November 20th, 2021


Limiting beliefs, self-doubt, imposter syndrome...unfortunately these are realities we all have to deal with on our path towards living lives of significance and consequence.

The Good News...We're not alone. We're not …

Jessica Tracy | How Authentic Pride Produces Success

November 15th, 2021


In this episode, leading psychologist Jessica Tracy reveals how our most misunderstood emotion—pride—has shaped our minds and our culture, and shows …

Micro-Dose of Accountability | Revisiting Gene Kranz Conversation

November 10th, 2021


In this episode we revisit Richard's conversation with Gene Kranz, former NASA Flight Director, and how accountability was imperative in creating a …

Lance Tanaka | 90-Days to a Life of Purpose

November 8th, 2021


Lance Tanaka is the founder and Managing Director of The Lance Tanaka Group and has held top posts in the US and Asia with Pepsi-Cola Indonesia, …

Lisa Lampanelli | How the Queen of Mean Turned Into the Queen of Meaning

November 5th, 2021


With a career that spanned more than 30 years, Lisa Lampanelli was a constant on the comedy scene. With numerous tours, Grammy nominations, and national appearances and specials under her belt, she went on to speak with …

J.R. Martinez | Finding Your Purpose Around Serving Others

November 1st, 2021


J.R. Martinez is a burn survivor, Army veteran, actor, who won Dancing with the Stars, and became a New York Times best-selling author. Now, he speaks all over the world to share his story and knowledge on overcoming …

Jason Harris | The Soulful Art of Persuasion

October 26th, 2021


Jason Harris is the co-founder & CEO of the award-winning creative advertising agency Mekanism, co-founder of the Creative Alliance and author of …

Doug C Brown Shares Insights on Being a Successful Coach / Consultant

October 25th, 2021


Doug C Brown is the CEO of Business Success Factors, where he helps businesses grow and accelerate their sales revenue as well as to expand and …

Dr. Caroline Leaf: Neuroscientist, Author, & Speaker at Switch On Your Brain

October 19th, 2021


Dr. Leaf discusses how we shouldn't settle into our mental mess as if it's just our new normal. She discusses that there's hope and help available to …

Understanding Our Evolutionary Baggage with Heather Heying & Bret Weinstein

October 18th, 2021


Evolutionary biologists Heather Heying and Bret Weinstein explain how the modern world is out of sync with our ancient brains and bodies. We evolved …

Tunnels to Towers CEO Frank Siller on Leading & Living to the Fullest

October 11th, 2021


Frank Siller is the President and CEO of the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation.

He and his family worked hard to establish this organization in memory of his brother, who was killed in the 9/11 attack in the …

General Stanley McChrystal on Building & Maintaining our Risk Immune System

October 4th, 2021


General Stanley McChrystal retired in July 2010 as a four-star general in the U.S. Army. His last assignment was as the commander of the …

AsomBroso Tequila Founder & CEO Ricardo Gamarra on Taking Risks and Following Your Heart

September 20th, 2021


Ricardo Gamarra is Founder and CEO of AsomBroso Tequila. A triumphant entrepreneur who formed various other enterprises in the creative arts industry. Ricardo began and built Focus on Cars, an automotive prep company …

Cassandra Worthy on Using Change & Emotions as a Gift

September 10th, 2021


A highly energetic episode that focuses on how to harness our anxiety, acknowledge our emotions, sit with those emotions, and use these emotions as a catalyst & barometer for change. Cassandra explains in this …

Dee Ann Turner on Finding Your Purpose

August 30th, 2021


Dee Ann Turner understands the importance of stewarding talent.

 A 33-year veteran of Chick-fil-A, Inc, she was selected as the company’s first female officer in 2001 and served as the Vice President, Talent and Vice …

Amy Morin Shares How We Can Become Mentally Strong

August 23rd, 2021


Amy Morin is editor-in-chief at Verywell Mind, a licensed clinical social worker, psychotherapist, and psychology lecturer at Northeastern …

David Emerald Discusses The Empowerment Dynamic & Three Vital Questions

August 16th, 2021


David Emerald is co-founder of the Bainbridge Leadership Center (Bainbridge Island, WA). As director of the center's Organizational Leadership and Self Leadership practice areas, David’s passion is in supporting …

How Leaders Successfully Introduce Themselves

August 13th, 2021


First impressions are everything.  How you introduce yourself as a new leader to your team or organization directly affects success and outcomes. In this episode Richard shares tactics on how to get off on the right …

How Leaders Can Become More Coach-Like

August 9th, 2021


Coaching is an absolute requirement when it comes to becoming an effective leader.  The problem is getting effective coaching and delivering …

Club Tattoo Founder Sean Dowdell on How to Become a Brand Renegade

July 8th, 2021


Sean & Thora Dowdell | Entrepreneurs | Speakers | Authors | of “Brand Renegades, our fearless path from start up to global brand” (2021) and “Tattooed Millionaire” (2017). Founders and owners of Club Tattoo, a …

Janice Bryant Howroyd on Winning in Business & Life

June 29th, 2021


Janice Bryant Howroyd, or “JBH” as her inner circle often refers to her, learned early in her life that it does take a village to raise a child. Her commitment to working to ensure educational opportunities for all and …

Ameeth Sankaran Discusses the "Religion of Sports"

June 15th, 2021


Ameeth Sankaran is CEO of Religion of Sports, a Media company co-founded by Tom Brady, Michael Strahan and Gotham Chopra.  ROS creates best-in-class content and is building a brand focused on human/emotional …

Dave Alpern, President of Joe Gibbs Racing, on "Taking the Lead"

June 9th, 2021


Dave Alpern began his career with Joe Gibbs Racing in 1993 as an unpaid intern. Since then he has held nearly every position in the front office, including overseeing consumer products, communications, and sponsorships …

Meredith Bell on Mastering the Top 10 Communication Skills

June 3rd, 2021


Meredith is an expert in leader and team communications, the author of two books, and the host of the Strong for Performance podcast. She has worked with thousands of business leaders, Human Resources professionals, …

A Lesson in Tenacity, Agility, & Grit with "Fresh" from Richfresh

May 27th, 2021


Fresh started as a Black tailor in the streets of Memphis, moved to New York, then had to move to LA after the market crash, then wound up homeless and in a shelter in Los Angeles. He had a vision in the shelter, and a …

Gabby Reece - Charting an Intentional Course Towards Your Authentic Self

May 21st, 2021


Gabby Reece is not only a volleyball legend, but an inspirational leader, New York Times bestselling author, wife, and mother. The former …

Jim Kouzes Leadership Roundtable with Dose of Leadership University

May 13th, 2021


Leadership expert, educator, & author Jim Kouzes visits with Dose of Leadership University members for an unscripted roundtable discussion. To start the discussion Jim asked the group, "What observations do you have …

How Archie Gips Lives "Unrealistically" and Creates Value Along the Way

May 5th, 2021


Archie Gips is president and partner of Unrealistic Ideas, a full-service production company he created alongside Mark Wahlberg and Stephen …

Steven Pressfield on Fighting & Winning our Inner War Against Resistance

April 28th, 2021


Steven Pressfield is the author of The Legend of Bagger Vance, Gates of Fire, Tides of War, Last of the Amazons, Virtues of War, The Afghan Campaign, Killing Rommel, The Profession, The Lion's Gate, The War of Art, …

Plastic Bank Founder David Katz on Empowering the Regenerative Society

April 23rd, 2021


David has been named one of the world’s most compassionate entrepreneurs by Salt magazine. He is the recipient of the United Nations Lighthouse award for Planetary Health, recipient of the Paris Climate Conference …

Dose of Leadership University Discussion on How to Harness Anxiety

April 13th, 2021


All too often in our work and lives, we jump at the first plausible idea that we unconsciously believe will resolve the tension and relieve our …

Henry De Sio on the New Physics of Leadership

April 7th, 2021


Henry F. De Sio, Jr. worked in the White House and spent many years with Ashoka, the social organization. He is a keynote speaker, campaign strategist, and leadership advisor. He has served as the executive of both …

Mark Nepo on Finding our Paths to Living What Matters

March 31st, 2021


Mark Nepo is a poet and spiritual teacher who has taught in the fields of poetry and spirituality for over 40 years. With over a million copies …

Victoria Labalme on How to "Risk Forward" and Unlock Our Hidden Genius

March 24th, 2021


Victoria Labalme helps people unlock their hidden genius and perform at their highest levels in work, on stage, on camera, and in life. Her unconventional approach offers a surprising blend of art and business.   As a …

Freeing Ourselves From the Cult of Overwork with Megan Hyatt Miller

March 18th, 2021


Megan Hyatt Miller is the chief executive officer at Michael Hyatt & Co. She is also the co-host of the Lead to Win podcast. As the architect of …

Richard Shares His 5 C's of Leadership

March 13th, 2021


How important is charisma when it comes to leadership?

When we think of leadership or ask people to define what makes a great leader, we often gravitate to the high-profile leaders with big egos and larger-than-life …

Dana Perino - Everything Will Be Okay

March 4th, 2021


Dana Perino is co-host of one of the most popular shows on cable television, Fox News’ The Five, co-anchor of America’s Newsroom, an analyst for Fox …

Warren Rustand on Leading a Life of Design

March 1st, 2021


Warren Rustand is a husband, father of seven, grandfather of nineteen, entrepreneur, athlete, educator, speaker, and philanthropist. Warren spent his early years on a farm in Minnesota before his father moved the family …

Kate Eberle Walker & The Nine Ways Leaders Can Support Women at Work

February 26th, 2021


Kate has spent 20+ years leading, managing, advising and investing in education companies and organizations.  She supports companies that innovate …

Jamie Kern Lima on How We Can Go From Underestimated To Unstoppable

February 23rd, 2021


Jamie Kern Lima started IT Cosmetics in her living room and grew the company into the largest luxury makeup brand in the country. She sold the …

Amy Downs and Her Journey of Impossible Transformation

February 22nd, 2021


Amy Downs is CEO of Allegiance Credit Union (formerly Federal Employees Credit Union) in Oklahoma City, which lost more than half of its employees in the Oklahoma City bombing in 1995, the deadliest domestic terror …

Chick-fil-A Franchisee Kevin Williams on Getting Irrational With Kindness

February 20th, 2021


Kevin is a Chick-fil-A franchisee that has the rare privilege of running three restaurants in the city of Canton, GA. Kevin has a passion for inspiring the next generation and providing his team with the most amazing …

Creating a Culture Renovation with Kevin Oakes

February 14th, 2021


As CEO and co-founder of i4cp, Kevin provides strategic direction and vision and is responsible for the overall operations of the organization. Kevin is a frequent author and international keynote speaker on next …

Jayne Warrilow on How to Bridge the Gap from ME to WE

February 8th, 2021


Jayne Warrilow is a global speaker, bestselling author, and sought Business/Executive Coach. She is the founder of two companies:  Sacred …

Former Navy SEAL CO Mike Hayes on Living a Life of Excellence, Agility, & Meaning

February 2nd, 2021


Mike Hayes has lived a lifetime of once-in-a-lifetime experiences. He has been held at gunpoint and threatened with execution. He’s jumped out of a building rigged to explode, helped amputate a teammate’s leg, and …

Frank Figliuzzi on How to Achieve a Track Record of Excellence the FBI Way

January 29th, 2021


Frank Figliuzzi served as a special agent with the FBI for 25 years, rising to become assistant director, charged with leading the Bureau's famed counterintelligence division. Figliuzzi held senior FBI leadership …

Patrick Lencioni Discusses his Latest Book "The Motive"

January 26th, 2021


Patrick Lencioni is the founder and president of The Table Group, a firm dedicated to providing organizations with ideas, products, and services that improve teamwork, clarity, and employee engagement.

Lencioni’s …

Gaby Natale on How to Restore Our Confidence Through the Virtuous Circle

January 22nd, 2021


Gaby Natale, the host of the award-winning talk show "SuperLatina", has created a system of 7 immanent archetypes that, once activated, create a clear path to achievement.  Based on a decade of interviews with …

Former Pro & Collegiate Basketball Player Ron Baker Shares His Leadership Lessons

January 20th, 2021


Ron Baker is an American professional basketball player who last played for CSKA Moscow of the VTB United League and the EuroLeague. He played …

How to Rebound from Pain to Passion with Coach Matt Doherty

January 13th, 2021


Matt Doherty played and coached basketball at the University of North Carolina. He started on the 1982 National Championship team with NBA greats …

Insights of Commanding a Carrier Jet Squadron with Jack Curtis

January 11th, 2021


Jack Curtis is a recently retired Naval Aviator and commanding officer of an EA-18G Growler squadron.  In command, he was directly responsible and accountable for more than 200 teammates and more than $500 million in …

My Advice to Tom Cruise: Never Lose Your Bearing

December 31st, 2020


Many have come to Tom Cruise's defense over his emotional outburst towards his Mission Impossible 7 crew over violating COVID-19 protocols. The …

Amber Hurdle Cuts to the Chase With Her Velvet Machete Brand Strategy

December 27th, 2020


Amber Hurdle is the CEO of Amber Hurdle Consulting, a multi-award-winning leadership and talent optimization firm that pioneers using both science …

Putting People Before Process & Technology with Erika Flora

December 23rd, 2020


Erika started her career as a Microbiologist turned Program Manager and discovered a passion for improving how organizations manage the flow of …

Getting Relative With the Inevitable and Catching Greenlights with Matthew McConaughey

December 17th, 2020


Academy Award-winning actor Matthew McConaughey is a married man, a father of three children, and a loyal son and brother. He considers himself a storyteller by occupation, believes it's okay to have a beer on the way …

Jimi Vaughn on Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion and Why it Matters for Leaders

December 11th, 2020


Jimi Vaughn is a passionate and charismatic disrupter whose transformative approach to challenging biases creates high-performing teams and thriving organizations.  A trained professional in Human Resource Development, …

Dr John Demartini on How to Live According to Your Highest Values

December 7th, 2020


Dr. John Demartini is a world-renowned specialist in human behavior, a researcher, author, and global educator. He has developed a series of …

Bob Glazer on the Importance of Putting Principles & Values Over Issues & Rules

December 1st, 2020


Bob Glazer is the founder and CEO of global partner marketing agency, Acceleration Partners. He is also the co-founder and Chairman of BrandCycle. A serial entrepreneur, Bob has a passion for helping individuals and …

Greg Amundson on the Spirituality Requirement of Leadership

November 26th, 2020


A graduate of the University of California at Santa Cruz and Western Theological Seminary in San Jose, Greg Amundson has spent nearly twenty years in …

Natalya Cappellini on Developing an Entrepreneurial Mindset

November 19th, 2020


Natalya Cappellini is a start-up founder, real estate investor, TV personality, and owner of a full-service construction company.

She is a licensed …

Peter Kozodoy Talks About How Great Leaders Use Brutal Honesty to Succeed

November 18th, 2020


Peter Kozodoy is the author of Honest to Greatness, an Inc. 5000 serial entrepreneur, TEDx speaker and business coach who works with organizations …

Jake Wood of Team Rubicon Talks About His Latest Book "Once a Warrior"

November 13th, 2020


Jake Wood is the co-founder and CEO of Team Rubicon, a disaster relief organization with over 125,000 volunteers. Wood had previously spent four …

Learning How to Lead with Ryan Hawk

November 9th, 2020


Ryan Hawk is a keynote speaker, author, advisor, and the host of The Learning Leader Show, a podcast with millions of listeners in more than 150 countries.  He is the author of Welcome To Management: How To Grow From …

John Mackey Explores the Vision, Virtues, & Mindset of Conscious Leadership

October 30th, 2020


John Mackey, co-founder, and CEO of Whole Foods Market has led the natural and organic grocer to a $13 billion Fortune 500 company. With more than …

Retired Navy SEAL Jason Redman Shares His Journey on Rebuilding Trust & a Tarnished Reputation

October 28th, 2020


Retired Navy SEAL Lieutenant Jason Redman spent 21 years as a Navy SEAL and ten years as a SEAL Officer leading SEAL teams in combat operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. 

Severely wounded in Iraq in 2007 earning him the …

Learning the Art & Science of Asking with Mark & Crystal Hansen

October 26th, 2020


You were born with a destiny. Your job is to discover it. Once you begin to practice the art and science of asking to discover your destiny and start to move toward it, you can manifest innumerable blessings for …

Joshua Coburn on How to Inspire a Positive Revolution

October 20th, 2020


Joshua Coburn has been inspiring a positive revolution all his life - online and in person. His work impacts the lives of tens of thousands of people …

Arika Pierce on Bridging the Gap with Millennials

October 16th, 2020


Arika Pierce is both a Millennial Success Strategist and an expert on multigenerational workforces. She is a keynote speaker and author of The …

Bob Rosenberg & the Lessons Learned From Running Dunkin Donuts

October 13th, 2020


Robert Rosenberg took over as CEO of Dunkin Donuts in 1963, 13 years after the first restaurant was founded by his father, William.

In his remarkable 35-year run, he grew the company from $10 million in sales to over $2 …

Greg Knowles Discusses How to Build a Company with an Enduring Legacy

October 6th, 2020


Greg Knowles is the Founder, President, and CEO of ATI Electrical Supply.

Greg began his career doing internships with electrical distributors while getting his degree in Industrial Distribution from Texas A&M from …

Martha MacCallum Discusses the "Unknown Valor" of Iwo Jima

September 28th, 2020


Martha MacCallum currently serves as the anchor and executive editor of The Story with Martha MacCallum (weeknights 7PM/ET). She joined FOX News Channel (FNC) in January 2004 and is based in New York.

As the anchor of 

Facing Fear with Wire-Walker Nik Wallenda

September 24th, 2020


Nik is the face of the “Great Wallendas,” the famous circus family known for performing crazy feats without safety nets. He is also known for his daring televised tightrope walks over Times Square, Niagara Falls, …

What if It All Ended Tonight?

September 3rd, 2020


What if you knew that today was going to be your last day?

Would you have been happy?  Would you be proud of how you lived your life?

What if you …

Ed Latimore Explains How Action Leads to Mindset

August 20th, 2020


Ed Latimore is a modern-day renaissance man, a best-selling author, professional boxer, speaker, US Army National Guard member hailing from the great city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

A double major in both math and …

Jeff Brown from "Read to Lead" & How to Intentionally DREAM Your Success

August 12th, 2020


Jeff Brown is a podcaster, mentor, and speaker. His goal: to help you bridge the gap between intention and implementation.

He does this by sharing …

Jared Young Explains Why Kindness, Honesty, & Integrity Are His Top Priorities

August 3rd, 2020


Jared Young is President and CEO at Employer Advantage, an HR outsourcing firm based in Joplin, Missouri. 

Prior to joining EA in 2015, Jared practiced corporate law at a large law firm in Washington, D.C.  He also …

Michael Higgins on Playing the Long Game in Business & Life

August 3rd, 2020


Michael Higgins is a founding partner of MSP Consulting.  Mike has more than 30-years of business consulting experience helping clients increase …

Dave Rubin on Thinking for Yourself in this Age of Unreason

July 24th, 2020


Dave Rubin is a talk show host, comedian, TV personality, and author. He is the host of The Rubin Report, a talk show about big ideas and free …

Justin Maxon on Leading & Thriving as a 3rd-Generation Business Owner

July 24th, 2020


Justin Maxson is the Senior Executive Vice President of NCRI – National Catastrophe Restoration Inc, which is a national property damage restoration contractor.

Within a decade, Justin has climbed the corporate ladder …

Fundamentals for Having Tough Conversations

July 18th, 2020


If we're going to progress and make differences in this world we have to learn how to confront each other's beliefs.

Beliefs matter because people act upon their beliefs, whether those beliefs are true or not. The best …

Dr. James Lindsay on the Danger of Postmodernism, Cynical Theory, & the "Woke Culture"

July 16th, 2020


Dr. James Lindsay is an American-born author, mathematician, and political commentator, who has written six books spanning a range of subjects …

Cracking the Leadership Code with Alain Hunkins

June 26th, 2020


A sought-after keynote speaker, facilitator and coach, Alain Hunkins is a leadership expert who connects the science of high performance with the performing art of leadership. Leaders trust him to help unlock their …

Dogged Determination + Servant Mindset = Success: Julie Towner CEO of Towner Communications

June 15th, 2020


Julie Towner is an established entrepreneur with a proven history of scaling companies, by improving business processes, team culture, and brand. …

Unlocking Potential in Others & Solving Problems with Carly Fiorina

June 11th, 2020


She is a passionate, articulate advocate for problem-solving, innovation, and effective leadership. Her mission is to inspire, equip and connect …

Finding the Courage to Take a Once-In-A-Lifetime Opportunity: Tammy McDonald of HERLIFE Magazine

June 5th, 2020


Tammy McDonald is the owner and Publisher of HERLIFE Magazine. Tammy is about to celebrate her 5th year with HERLIFE Magazine and the magazine just entered its 12th year of publication. She has franchises in California, …

Danessa Knaupp Explains How to "Get Naked at Work"

June 3rd, 2020


Danessa is an executive coach, CEO, and keynote speaker shifting the global conversation on leadership. She has coached hundreds of executives across every major industry and has developed a reputation as a candid, …

Leading From the Crest of a Cultural Wave: Lee Trink, CEO of FaZe Clan

May 27th, 2020


Lee Trink is an entrepreneur in the entertainment and media industries focused on the convergence of gaming and entertainment as both a cultural …

Staying Resilient During The COVID-19 Crisis with Sean Van Horn (Equity Bank Series)

May 22nd, 2020


Sean Van Horn is the co-founder of Freight House Fitness, a local Kansas City fitness center where people are blessed with a feeling of being welcomed, loved, & healed. Not just physically but mentally and …

Mastering Moral Courage...Or, Why Leadership Is So Hard

May 21st, 2020


Leaders overcome moral challenges by exercising moral courage.

Moral courage is the mastery of the fear of social consequences such as being …

Embracing an Infinite Mindset with Simon Sinek

May 20th, 2020


Described as “a visionary thinker with a rare intellect,” Simon has devoted his professional life to help advance a vision of the world that does not yet exist; a world in which the vast majority of people wake up every …

Solving the $16-Trillion Liquidity Gap for Small Business with Sandy Kemper (Equity Bank Series)

May 15th, 2020


Sandy is the founder of C2FO and serves as Chairman of the Board and CEO. In addition, he is Chairman of the Board of The Collectors Fund, a private …

Creating a Clear & Compelling Vision with Michael Hyatt

May 15th, 2020


Michael Hyatt is the founder and CEO of Michael Hyatt & Co., which helps leaders get the focus they need to win at work and succeed at life. Formerly chairman and CEO of Thomas Nelson Publishers, Michael is also the …

Inspire Trust, Actively Listen, & Challenge Paradigms with Scott Miller

May 8th, 2020


Scott Jeffrey Miller serves as FranklinCovey’s executive vice president of thought leadership. He is the host of On Leadership with Scott Miller, a weekly leadership webcast, podcast, and newsletter that features …

The Power of Surrounding Yourself With Like-Minded Leaders (Equity Bank Series)

May 7th, 2020


Jon Holzmeister has been in sales leadership for the majority of his career. At age 24, Jon was Unitog’s youngest sales manager managing the …

Leadership Starts At The Top...But The Middle & Below Takes It Across The Goal Line

April 27th, 2020


In many of my keynotes, I informally poll the audience on if they view themselves as leaders or not.  

On average less than 1/3 of those polled …

Whitney Kroenke On Following Your Creative Calling

April 21st, 2020


Whitney Kroenke is the Co-Founder and Board President of the Playing for Change Foundation (PFCF), a non-profit organization dedicated to connecting the world through music by providing resources to musicians and …

How Businesses Need To Start "Tightening Up Into Letting Go"

April 17th, 2020


In the midst of this economic uncertainty due to this COVID-19 crisis, I thought it would be good to bring on two seasoned marketing professionals to …

Overcoming Adversity & Seizing Opportunity with Super-Agent Nez Balelo

April 16th, 2020


Nice guys finish first. Nez Balelo is a Major League Baseball super-agent, representing such players as Japanese phenom Shohei Ohtani of the Los Angeles Angels, Ryan Braun of the Milwaukee Brewers, Arizona D-Back' …

Creating a Fearless Organization With Amy Edmondson

April 13th, 2020


Amy C. Edmondson is the Novartis Professor of Leadership and Management at the Harvard Business School, a chair established to support the study of …

Leaders Must Always Fight For The Big Picture

April 12th, 2020


It's so easy to get sucked into the minutia of everyday business, to fail in our leadership obligation and become a micro-manager.

Professional aviation demands that pilots stay situationally aware at all times and …

Jon Schram Explains How to Find & Retain Top Talent That Obsesses Over Customer Service

April 10th, 2020


Jon Schram is a husband, father, and entrepreneur. He is the founder and CEO of The Purple Guys, a Midwest-based information technology support …

Kelley Earnhardt Miller Shares Her Lessons on How to Win in Business & Life

April 6th, 2020


As co-owner and general manager of JR Motorsports, Kelley Earnhardt Miller knows what hard work, dedication, and thriving in a “man’s world” looks like. Born into racing royalty, growing up on the racetrack surrounded …

David English on How Great Leaders Build Off of Great Relationships

April 3rd, 2020


David is an experienced sales manager and sales leader who has consistently increased revenue, decreased costs, and improved the quality of the work environment with a positive attitude.

His management of a growing …

Achieving Success Through Purpose, Humility, & Integrity with Producer Michael Sugar

April 2nd, 2020


Michael Sugar is the CEO and Founder of Sugar23, a management, production and private equity company with a multi-year deal with Netflix.

After a …

Breaking Through the "Good Ol' Boys Network" With Toughness, Tenacity, & Grace

March 27th, 2020


Deena James is the President & Co-Founder of Cowell James Forge Insurance Group.

Prior to this founding, Deena served for 4 years as president of Krueger & James.

She is passionate about providing world-class …

It's Not Your Right to Challenge, It's Your Obligation

March 26th, 2020


The best leadership cultures are those that encourage their workforce to respectfully challenge the status quo.

It's the best way to get the best …

"Staring Down the Wolf" with Former Navy Seal Mark Divine

March 22nd, 2020


Mark Divine is a former Navy SEAL officer, entrepreneur, bestselling author, and leadership expert.

He graduated as honor-man from his SEAL BUDS class 170 and served nine years on Active Duty and 11 years as a Reserve …

Like It or Not, You're a Role Model

March 18th, 2020


Whether you know it; whether you like it or not: You are a Role Model! 

It's about "Setting the Example"; a basic leadership fundamental. I …

How to Lead in a Crisis

March 10th, 2020


It’s inevitable that at some point in your life you will face a situation that will require you to remain calm under pressure.

Your child is choking, …

Don't Be Afraid To Make Things Uncomfortable

March 4th, 2020


I wouldn't describe my career as a professional aviator and Marine Corps Officer as a "comfortable" one.

In fact, it was quite the opposite; the …

Building a Culture of Rapid Leadership

February 27th, 2020


Rapid Leadership is all about distributing leadership responsibility throughout your entire organization. It's all about empowerment & …

A Lesson in Composure, Confidence, Consistency, & Courage with Christina Long (Equity Bank Series)

February 19th, 2020


Christina M. Long brings more than 15 years of communication and design experience to CML Collective.

Her background in education, working for the …

Building a Championship Culture With Dayton Moore

February 11th, 2020


Dayton Moore, the General Manager for the Kansas City Royals, joins me on Dose of Leadership.

He knows a thing or two about how to build winning …

The Power of Praise & Recognition

February 7th, 2020


A critical piece to the accountability equation is praise and recognition of your high performers.

Recognition & praise moves the culture & …

Putting Leadership Into Action with Jocko Willink

February 4th, 2020


It can be strongly argued that leadership is the most complex of all human endeavors. While there are books galore out there that provide leadership lessons, there has not existed – until now – a field manual type of …

The Power of Culture with Dan Shurtz (Equity Bank Series)

January 29th, 2020


During his entire career, Dan Shurtz has always been driven by his passion to help others accomplish their goals and exceed their own expectations.

With over 20 years of experience contributing to and leading …

Building an Unbeatable Business One Crazy Idea at a Time with Jim McKelvey

January 26th, 2020


In 2009, a St. Louis glassblowing artist and recovering computer scientist named Jim McKelvey lost a sale because he couldn't accept American Express …

Answering "Life's Great Question" with Tom Rath

January 18th, 2020


Life is about what you do that improves the world around you. It is about investing in the development of other people. And it is about efforts that will continue to grow when you are gone.

In this episode, Tom Rath …

Evolve or Die: Lessons from Tom Triumph on Innovation & Creativity

January 8th, 2020


Tom Triumph helps companies grow by collaboratively helping them reinvent their business, product development, and marketing. Along the way he's …

Intentional Leadership & Culture Building Leads to Lasting Impact with Matt Fouts: Equity Bank Series

January 2nd, 2020


The Fouts family has built one of the largest, family-owned zoos in the country from nothing. They didn’t receive any government funds or grants to build it. They did it with hard work, dedication, and passion to be …

Achieve Full Potential by "Mastering Your Code" with Darren Gold

December 8th, 2019


Darren Gold is a Managing Partner at The Trium Group where he is one of the world’s leading executive coaches and advisors to CEOs and leadership …

Discovering Leadership Wisdom with Dave Stachowiak from Coaching With Leaders

November 20th, 2019


Dave Stachowiak founded Coaching for Leaders in 2011. He was named in Forbes as one of the 25 Professional Networking Experts to Watch in 2015 and has been featured in U.S. News & World Report. 

He previously served …

How to Create a Remarkable Culture and Win the Hearts of Customers with Dee Ann Turner

November 14th, 2019


Dee Ann Turner is a 33-year veteran of Chick-fil-A, Inc. Prior to retirement in 2018, she was Vice President, Talent and Vice President, Sustainability. The company’s first female officer, she was instrumental in …

Equity Bank Series: Kevin Kunz - CEO of Sleeptopia, Inc

November 8th, 2019


Kevin Kunz is the President and CEO of SleepTopia Inc, one of the leaders in home sleep testing.

He founded the Kansas based home sleep testing in …

Exploring the 11 Shields of Leadership with Earl Breon

November 4th, 2019


Earl is a former active duty United States Marine with 25 years of experience as a leader and manager. In that time, he has coached and mentored hundreds from the military, civilian federal service, and private sectors.

Equity Bank Series: Dallas Scrip - President of Benefit Management LLC

October 18th, 2019


Since 2009, Dallas has been the President of Benefit Management LLC (BML), specializing in providing customized cost containment solutions to enhance …

Learning the 5 Languages of Appreciation with Dr. Paul White

October 18th, 2019


Dr. Paul White is a psychologist, author, speaker, and consultant who “makes work relationships work”. For the past 20 years, he’s improved numerous …

Equity Bank Series: David Barnes - Co-Owner of Tallgrass Freight

October 3rd, 2019


David Barnes is the Chief Operating Officer & Co-Owner for Tallgrass Freight in Olathe, KS.

David saw tremendous success as an owner of a digital marketing agency (Sweet Spot Marketing) between 2007-2015.  This …

Equity Bank Series: Eric Maddox - Interrogator, Author, Speaker, Consultant

September 17th, 2019


In 2003, Eric Maddox collected the intelligence which led to the exact location of Saddam Hussein—the Ace of Spades in the infamous Deck of …

Equity Bank Series: Guy Gsell - President & Founder of Field Station Dinosaurs

September 10th, 2019


Heading up the team at Field Station: Dinosaurs is Guy Gsell. An adventurer, teacher and life- long dinosaur lover, Guy has produced educationally themed theater, live events and exhibits in a career that spans thirty …

Equity Banks Series: Alan Banta - Trans Pacific Oil Corporation

August 28th, 2019


Alan D. Banta is the President of the Trans-Pacific Oil Corporation where he has served many roles since it’s inception over 35 years ago.

A …

Equity Bank Series: Rodney Horton - Entrepreneur & VP of Sales at ConvergeOne

August 12th, 2019


An IT Executive and Entrepreneur, Rodney has spent the last 20 years working on his IT management career and real estate business.  Rodney hails from a working-class family in southeast Kansas and moved to Wichita in …

Margie Warrell on Gender (Facts, Myths, & Biases) in Leadership

August 12th, 2019


Margie Warrell is back on the show for the fourth time!  Margie is one of my favorite guests and we always have impactful and significant …

Equity Bank Series: B.J. Hunt - Co-Owner/Founder of Walnut River Brewing Company

July 22nd, 2019


An experienced business owner and manager with an Executive MBA, B.J. has spent the last 18 years as the Director and ultimately President of a …

Equity Bank Series: Scott Redler - COO of Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers

July 5th, 2019


A restaurant operator to the core, Scott loves the sights, sounds and smells of a well-run restaurant. Growing up in St. Louis, he got his start in the restaurant business at age 15 catering events for groups of two to …

Equity Bank Series: Julie Huber - Executive VP of Strategic Initiatives at Equity Bank

June 7th, 2019


Julie Huber joined Equity Bank in January 2003 and currently oversees mergers and acquisition integration and major projects for the $4.0-billion …

Equity Bank Series: Clint Whitney - CEO & President of Superior Tool Services

April 19th, 2019


Clint Whitney is CEO and President of Superior Tool Service (STS) headquartered in Wichita, Kansas. STS began operations in 1987 and, today, serves …

Equity Bank Series: Scott Schwindaman - President & CEO of Lubrication Engineers

April 5th, 2019


Scott Schwindaman has been president and CEO at Lubrication Engineers since 2007, having started as a laboratory technician in 1981 while he was …

Equity Bank Series: Steve Werner - CEO & Founder of Lawn Buddy, LLC

March 24th, 2019


Steve Werner is the CEO & Founder of Lawn Buddy, an on-demand lawn care service, that connects lawn care providers, "lawntrepreneurs", to …

Solo Episode: Putting the Pin Back in the Grenade

March 18th, 2019


Download Episode Here Business is chaotic.  Even in organizations that fully embrace decentralized decision making, the figurative "grenade" is …

Equity Bank Series - Dr. Sheree Utash: President of WSU Tech

March 17th, 2019


Dr. Sheree Utash has served as president of Wichita Area Technical College (WATC) since 2015 and has overseen the transition of the college to the …

Equity Bank Series – Jeff Lange: Entrepreneur & Founder of Lange Real Estate & RedGuard

February 8th, 2019


Jeff Lange embodies the spirit of the Kansas Entrepreneur. A native Kansan, Jeff first learned the excitement and perils of owning a business by growing up with a family farm business. Jeff’s next experience came when …

Equity Bank Series – Allen Fee: President, Fee Insurance Group

January 14th, 2019


Allen Fee serves as President of Fee Insurance Group. Mr. Fee also serves as Director at Hutchinson Regional Medical Center, Inc. He has served as chairman for several organizations including the Kansas Cosmosphere and …

Patty McCord: Former Chief Talent Officer at Netflix

January 6th, 2019


Patty McCord brings the Silicon Valley concepts of fresh ideas and innovation and applies them to rethink the way we work. She challenges norms and invites us to reconsider the idea of “best practices.” From her many …

Equity Bank Series – Michelle Becker: Founder & CEO of Profit Builders Inc.

January 5th, 2019


Michelle Becker is the Founder & CEO of Profit Builders Inc.  Founded in 1994, Profit Builders is an industry leader in Outsource Accounting …

Equity Bank Series – Trevor Crotts: President & Founder of Buddy Brands

December 20th, 2018


Trevor is a proven, results-oriented entrepreneur with a passion for innovation & empowering others. His extensive background in sales and …

Equity Bank Series – Karyn Page: President & CEO of Kansas Global Trade Services

November 29th, 2018


Karyn Page is recognized at the local, state, and national level for her expertise on export promotion and export ecosystem development in both …

Dan Schawbel: New York Times Bestselling Author, Fortune 500 Consultant, Serial Entrepreneur

November 13th, 2018


Dan Schawbel is a New York Times bestselling author, Partner and Research Director at Future Workplace, and the Founder of both Millennial Branding and He is the bestselling author of two career …

Equity Bank Series – Dan McKenzie: CEO of Ensignal Inc.

November 9th, 2018


Dan McKenzie is the CEO of Ensignal Inc as well as CFO of Golden Wheat Inc. Ensignal began in 2000, with an acquisition of a 14 store operation …

Equity Bank Series – Ronnie Leonard: President & CEO of Balco, Inc.

November 3rd, 2018


Ronnie Leonard is the President and CEO of Balco, Inc., a local manufacturing company. She has been with Balco for 22 years-16 years as the CFO and the past 6 years as CEO. Ronnie graduated from Wichita State University …

Equity Bank Series – Teresa Lovelady: President & CEO of HealthCore Clinic

October 18th, 2018


Teresa Lovelady joined the HealthCore Clinic (formerly Center for Health and Wellness) as President and Chief Executive Officer in March 2011. Teresa has been a medical patient at the Center since 2003 and served as a …

RSM Marketing: Simplifying Marketing Tactics Through Outsourced Expertise

October 15th, 2018


RSM Marketing provides an Outsourced Marketing Department where clients receive a marketing director and all the resources they need under a flat fee monthly subscription. RSM employs dozens of specialists and …

Equity Bank Series – Jon Rolph: President of Sasnak Management, Co-Chair Greater Wichita Partnership

October 7th, 2018


Jon Rolph was born and raised in Wichita, Kansas. After graduating from Baylor University, he worked for the National Student Leadership Forum in …

Equity Bank Series – Bud Gates: Entrepreneur, CEO, Executive, & Franchisee

September 25th, 2018


Bud Gates has served as Chairman and CEO of Easygates, LLC, from March 2007 to present. In addition, he serves as President and CEO of Gates Enterprises, Inc., 1985 to present. Gates was owner and operator of …

Equity Bank Series – Bill Maness: Founder & CEO of Syndeo

September 14th, 2018


Syndeo is Kansas-based, independently owned human resources company. The Syndeo family of companies is made up of Syndeo Outsourcing — a full-service …

Equity Bank Series – Victor Lukic: President of Great Plains Industries

September 14th, 2018


Victor Lukic joined GPI as president in November of 2012 following the unexpected death of Grant Nutter. Vic has extensive experience in companies …

Equity Bank Series – Jared Peterson: President/CEO of Vermillion

September 14th, 2018


Jared Peterson began working at Vermillion in 2009 as a Sales Associate, specializing in sales of wire harness and custom cable for the aerospace and defense industries. He quickly rose through the ranks and became …

Chris & Brandon Voss: Owner / Operators of Black Swan Group

August 11th, 2018


Chris Voss is the CEO & Founder of the Black Swan Group Ltd and author of Never Split The Difference: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It. He has used his many years of experience in international crisis and …

Nathan Neblett: Retired Marine Corps Officer, CEO, Author

August 11th, 2018


Nathan Neblett served for 24 years as an officer of the United States Marine Corps, during which time he observed leaders as they oversaw units comprising between 2 and 25,000 people across the four military branches …

The Four C’s of Leadership

June 23rd, 2018


Leadership is easy to understand…difficult to implement because of the courage, authenticity, & vulnerability that is required. Stop trying to be …

Devin Walker: Serial Entrepreneur & Author of “Gangstapreneur”

April 25th, 2018


The definition of “Serial Entrepreneur”, Devin Walker is passionate about mentoring, coaching and volunteering his time and resources to help small …

341 – Chris Callen: CEO of Grit Virtual

April 25th, 2018


Chris Callen, CEO of Builders Plus Construction and Grit Virtual, grew up inside the family construction company. Obviously, this meant he had zero interest in making a career in construction. After all, who wants to do …

340 – Mike McGuire: CEO Grant Thornton LLP

April 10th, 2018


Mike McGuire is the chief executive officer of Grant Thornton LLP. McGuire has more than 30 years of experience working closely with high-growth, startup and middle-market companies in a variety of industries, including …

339 – Adam Force: Founder of Change Creator

March 24th, 2018


Are you doing what you were born to do right now? Most people will say, no. Everyone finds their path on their own time but those who seek it will arrive sooner. According to Adam Force, Founder of Change Creator, we …

338 – Ben Hutton: CEO of Hutton Construction

March 4th, 2018


Ben Hutton has worked in construction all his life. As soon as he was old enough to lift a hammer, he was swinging it. At the age of 12, he started …

337 – 8 Lessons the Marine Corps Taught Me About Life, Leadership, & Success

March 4th, 2018


I’ve officially been out of the Marine Corps since June of 2001.  Any modicum of success I’ve enjoyed in my personal & professional life since then can be directly attributed to the 10 years I spent on active duty. …

336 – Nicole Sahin: CEO of Globalization Partners

March 2nd, 2018


Nicole Sahin’s mission is to make it easy for any company to expand into any country as easily as they hire team members in the United States. Her …

335 – Larry Broughton: Entrepreneur / CEO, best-selling author, hotelier, and former US Army Green Beret

February 14th, 2018


Larry Broughton is a highly sought-after speaker, author, and entrepreneur. He has been named Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year, NaVOBA’s Vetrepreneur of the Year, and to Entrepreneur Magazine’s Hot 500 List. …

334 – Roger Scholfield: President & Owner of Scholfield Honda

January 24th, 2018


Roger Scholfield, is president/owner of Scholfield Honda. He is a second generation automobile dealer with 31 years’ experience in the business. …

333 – Chris Fussell: Former Navy SEAL & Partner at McChrystal Group

January 21st, 2018


Chris Fussell is a Partner at McChrystal Group, where he heads up the McChrystal Group Leadership Institute. Chris is an author of the 2015 New York …

332 – Margie & Maddy Warrell: How Our Young Daughters Can Embrace Courage & Their Inner Leader

December 19th, 2017


Margie Warrell has long felt that the world needs more empowered women and more women in power. She’s dedicated & passionate about empowering women to become braver leaders, more confident in their ability to …

331 – Being a Leader, Not Just an Achiever

December 9th, 2017


There’s a significant difference between being an achiever and a leader. Achievement is not a bad thing; of course we must push ourselves and achieve things if we are going to create a life of significance. But we can’t …

330 – Celeste Headlee: Radio Host, Author, & Executive Producer at Georgia Public Broadcasting

December 5th, 2017


Celeste Headlee is an award-winning journalist who has appeared on NPR, PBS World, PRI, CNN, BBC and other international networks.  She hosts a daily talk show called “On Second Thought” for Georgia Public …

329 – D.L. Brouwer: Author, Speaker, & Business Visionary

December 4th, 2017


D.L. Brouwer is the author of The Return on Leadership. He brings a unique perspective to his role as a leadership author, keynote speaker, and …

328 – Creating Trust & Confidence

December 2nd, 2017


Trust is what makes leadership possible. Your character communicates your leadership. Think of those people that openly share their life with you… …

327 – Kimberly Faith: Inspirational Leadership Author & Keynote Speaker

November 27th, 2017


Known as an engaging speaker, trainer, coach, and consultant, Kim brings experience that ranges from facilitation and entrepreneurship to leadership …

326 – Become a Decision Maker

November 24th, 2017


Making “sound & timely” decisions is a hallmark of being a transformative leaders. You’re better off making imperfect timely decisions than …

325 – Culture Eats Strategy For Breakfast

November 19th, 2017


Closing the gap between strategic planning & execution is a proverbial an enduring problem. The problem is that we tend to focus on strategy at …

324 – Michael Monteferrante: President & CEO of Envision

November 14th, 2017


Mike Monteferrante is the president and chief executive officer of Envision, located in Wichita, Kansas.  With manufacturing locations in Wichita and Kansas City, plus 16 base supply centers around the United States, …

323 – Accountability Vs. Responsibility

November 11th, 2017


Accountability & Responsibility. People often use these terms interchangeably; often believing that they mean the same thing. If you are …

322 – Nancy Koehn: Harvard Historian, Author of “Forged in Crisis”

November 7th, 2017


Nancy Koehn is a historian at the Harvard Business School where she holds the James E. Robison chair of Business Administration. Koehn’s research …

321 – Making Yourself Useless Produces Opportunity & Growth

November 3rd, 2017


In 1920 there was a major change of attitude in the officer Corps with the U.S. Marines. General John Lejeune, the Commandant of the Marine Corps at …

320 – Dr. Michael Gervais: High Performance Psychologist; Finding Mastery Podcast Host

October 30th, 2017


Throughout his career, Dr. Michael Gervais has followed a central question:  Is there a common thread connecting how the greatest performers in the …

319 – Dave Berke: Retired Marine Corps Officer, Combat Vet, Fighter Pilot, Leadership Consultant

October 23rd, 2017


Dave Berke is a retired Marine Corps officer and combat veteran. As an F/A-18 pilot, he deployed twice from the USS John C Stennis in support of combat operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. He spent three years as an …

318 – “Leadership” Equals “Love”

October 21st, 2017


“Leadership is patient, Leadership is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It doesn’t dishonor others.  It is not self-seeking. It is not easily angered, & it keeps no record of wrongs. …

317 – Melinda Wittstock: Social Marketing & Technology Expert; Founder of Verifeed

October 17th, 2017


Melinda Wittstock is an “EntrePioneer” visionary dedicated to catalyzing value for her clients, architecting highly profitable and data-driven …

316 – Top 10 Dysfunctions in Business

October 13th, 2017


During my experience consulting & coaching business leaders, I’ve found that the 10 most critical dysfunctions that hold an organization back …

315 – Vinny Gerace: Founder & President of “Wired Within”

October 9th, 2017


Vinny Gerace has spent the past few decades helping businesses improve internal communications and understand their people. He began as a business …

314 – Stop Bitching About Your Boss (You Have Way More Influence Than You Think)

October 7th, 2017


What do we do under ineffective leadership?  It’s a very common problem… You really only have two choices: You can leave the situation & find a new job…or you can stay and try to make it work. You have to get into …

313 – Melissa & Jonathan Nightingale: Bestselling Authors and Founding Partners at Raw Signal Group

October 4th, 2017


  Melissa Nightingale is a founder and partner at Raw Signal Group. She is editor of The Co-pour and bestselling author of “How F*cked Up Is Your Management? An Uncomfortable Conversation About Modern Leadership.” …

312 – Building Your Self-Image

September 22nd, 2017


You must value yourself if you are going to “add” value to yourself. The first step is believing that you’re worth of being a leader. Pursuing a …

311 – Overcoming Limiting Beliefs (Or How to Slay Your Dragons)

September 15th, 2017


Exceptional leadership requires mastery over our limiting beliefs Everyone has limiting beliefs & self-doubt to some degree. Regardless of success…it is the “dragon” that all of us have to learn how to “slay” You …

310 – Charlie Nooney: Chairman & CEO of MobiTV, Inc.

September 14th, 2017


Charlie Nooney is Chairman and CEO at MobiTV, Inc. He’s a seasoned media executive, with a career dedicated to connecting media and mainstream brands …

309 – Matt Conlin: President & Co-Founder of Fluent, Inc.

September 10th, 2017


Matt Conlin co-founded Fluent with Ryan Schulke, with a vision for changing the digital world through new technology and advertising solutions. With …

308 – Setting the Example = Leadership 101

September 8th, 2017


“Setting the Example”: This is the foundational “Presence Principle” Whether you know it; whether you like it or not: You are a Role Model! More …

307 – Bill Sandbrook: President & CEO of U.S. Concrete

September 8th, 2017


Bill Sandbrook, President & CEO of U.S. Concrete has quite the impressive resume. In addition having advanced degrees from the University of Pennsylvania, he is also a 1979 graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at …

306 – Dr. Patricia Harned: CEO of Ethics & Compliance Initiative (ECI)

August 31st, 2017


Patricia Harned is chief executive officer of the Ethics & Compliance Initiative (ECI). The mission of the ECI is to empower organizations to build and sustain high quality ethics & compliance programs. The ECI …

305 – Bill Rasmussen: Founder of ESPN

August 31st, 2017


On September 7, 1979, ESPN was launched. Entrepreneurial daring, irrepressible enthusiasm and a dash of good luck gave the world the first 24-hour television network. Once unleashed upon sports fans, ESPN’s impact …

304 – Al DiGuido: Digital Media & Publishing Pioneer

August 24th, 2017


Al DiGuido is a visionary authority for staying ahead of the “New Digital Reality.” For his influential voice on how evolving media platforms drive …

303 – Gordana Biernat: Writer, Oprah’s SuperSoul Teacher, Motivational Speaker, Thinker

August 14th, 2017


GORDANA BIERNAT is a thinker, writer, speaker and wisdom keeper. She is one of Oprah’s SuperSoul 100 teachers – a group of 100 awakened leaders who …

302 – Ezra Kucharz: Award Winning Digital Media Entrepreneur

August 11th, 2017


Ezra Kucharz has more than 20-years’ experience creating, evolving and managing several leading Internet, sports, media and entertainment …

301 – Matt Rizzetta: CEO, North 6th Agency, Inc. (N6A)

July 20th, 2017


Matt Rizzetta is the President and CEO of North 6th Agency, Inc. (N6A), a leading brand communications agency based in New York City and Toronto. Under Rizzetta’s leadership, N6A has been ranked as the #1 …

300 – Bernie Swain: Founder & Chairman of the Washington Speakers Bureau

July 20th, 2017


Bernie—founder of the pre-eminent lecture agency in the world, Washington Speakers Bureau—comes from simple, humble, and resilient stock.     His mother, Patricia, grew up in central Virginia with her family who were …

299 – Solo Episode: Thriving in Chaos

July 12th, 2017


The reality is that all of us are dealing with ever increasing levels of chaos in all aspects of our lives.  The question becomes how do we effectively deal with the chaos and uncertainty that surrounds us. Though I’m …

298 – Jan Bruce: CEO at, Wellness Entrepreneur, Consumer Health and Wellness Trailblazer

June 23rd, 2017


Jan Bruce has been a trailblazing media entrepreneur in health and wellness for nearly 20 years. She has repeatedly gravitated toward businesses that …

297 – Tim Link: Executive Coach to Leaders of Leaders and their Teams

June 23rd, 2017


Tim Link, MCC, is Principal of Link Resource Group and an executive coach and organizational consultant with a record of success in guiding leaders …

296 – Sean Dowdell: Author of Tattooed Millionaire & Successful Entrepreneur

June 17th, 2017


Sean Dowdell was born in 1973 to a lower middle class family in Phoenix, Az. At the age of 18 he entered into the music industry as a drummer and worked his way up eventually signing 3 record deals. The singer Chester …

295 – Ed O’Malley: President & CEO of the Kansas Leadership Center

June 15th, 2017


Ed O’Malley is a husband, father, friend, executive, author and innovator – but most importantly, he is a Kansan. He has spent almost his entire life in the Sunflower State and has dedicated his career to making Kansas …

294 – Nathan Jamail: Best Selling Author & Expert Speaker

May 18th, 2017


Nathan Jamail is the author of three best selling books, “The Leadership Playbook”, “The Sales Leaders Playbook” and the “The Sales Professionals Playbook” although he will tell you he is not a writer, rather a business …

293 – LtCol Garth Massey: Marine Officer & Founder of Military Leadership Methods

May 12th, 2017


Lieutenant Colonel Massey was commissioned in the Marine Corps in 1996 and has served as an Infantry Officer. His extensive leadership experience has …

292 – Shawn Van Dyke: Construction Industry Consultant & Business Coach

May 9th, 2017


Shawn Van Dyke ( started his career in construction sitting behind a desk designing buildings.  He earned a couple of degrees in engineering, which is to say, he knew a lot of math and very little about …

291 – Sarah Robb O’Hagan: CEO of Flywheel Sports, Author of “Extreme You”

May 5th, 2017


Executive, activist and entrepreneur, Sarah Robb O’Hagan has been described by the media as everything from “Superwoman undercover” to the “Pied Piper of Potential.” She is a high-energy combination of disruptive …

290 – Lolly Daskal: Executive Coach, Speaker, Author of “The Leadership Gap”

April 5th, 2017


Lolly Daskal is one of the most sought-after executive leadership coaches in the world. Her extensive cross-cultural expertise spans 14 countries, …

289 – Vern Oakley: Founder, CEO, & Creative Director of Tribe Pictures

March 27th, 2017


“Our films have a driving mission: we humanize the world’s most successful companies.” Best known for: Founding and building Tribe Pictures, Director …

288 – Thom Shea: Navy SEAL & Author of “Unbreakable”

February 24th, 2017


Thom Shea served 23 years with distinguished Valor as a Navy SEAL. During his military career he served in three wars, ultimately leading a team of …

287 – Coach Bill Cowher: Former Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach

February 17th, 2017


Bill Cowher began his coaching career in 1985 at age 28 under Marty Schottenheimer with the Cleveland Browns. He was the Browns’ special teams coach …

286 – Bill Clough: CEO of CUI Global

January 17th, 2017


Bill Clough, is the President/Chief Executive Officer, and General Counsel of CUI Global, Inc. Mr. Clough is also a Director and Chairman of the Company’s board of directors, as well as Chief Executive Officer of the …

285 – David A.R. White: Christian Author, Actor, & Producer

December 14th, 2016


David A.R. White is the most visible actor and producer in the Christian entertainment industry. David was raised in a small Mennonite farming town outside of Dodge City, Kansas, and at the age of 19 moved to Los Angles …

284 – Chris Brogan: CEO of Owner Media Group

November 17th, 2016


Chris Brogan is CEO of Owner Media Group , providing strategy and skills for the modern business. He is also a highly sought after professional speaker and the New York Times bestselling author of nine books and …

283 – Rachel Cooke: Founder of “Lead Above Noise”

October 22nd, 2016


The Founder of Lead Above Noise, Rachel’s professional experience has spanned Fortune 100 organizations to three-person startups, and a few in …

282 – Solo Episode: Drivers of Employee Engagement

October 10th, 2016


Employee engagement should be top business priority for senior executives; after all 70% of our key stakeholders are disengaged. This is a travesty …

281 – Gabrielle Bernstein: New York Times Best-Selling Author & “Spirit Junkie”

September 27th, 2016


Gabrielle Bernstein is the New York Times best-selling author of Miracles Now and May Cause Miracles, as well as the best sellers Add More ~ing to …

280 – Ken Marlin: Author of “The Marine Corps Way to Win on Wall Street”

September 10th, 2016


Ken Marlin is Managing Partner and Founder of Marlin & Associates. For more than 30 years, Ken has advised scores of U.S. and international …

279 – Vito Mazza: Tribute to Mother Teresa’s Canonization into Sainthood

September 4th, 2016


Even in her lifetime, Mother Teresa was an icon of God’s tender mercy, radiating the light of God’s love to so many through the works of mercy, both material and spiritual. Mother Teresa’s mission was to “light the …

278 – Martin Mucci: President & CEO of Paychex

August 18th, 2016


Martin Mucci assumed the role of president and chief executive officer on September 30, 2010. He joined Paychex as senior vice president of …

277 – Jim Harshaw Jr: Speaker, Coach, & Assistant Director at Virginia Athletics Foundation

August 15th, 2016


Failure, struggle and setbacks are not only an inevitable part of life but a necessary step on the path to success. Jim Harshaw has learned many life lessons on the wrestling mat. Having won three ACC Championships for …

276 – Coach Michael Burt: “The Super Coach”

July 19th, 2016


Michael Burt, “The Super Coach” is a unique blend of a former championship coach who has an entrepreneurial  mindset. Coach Burt has quickly become the go-to business coach for aggressive minded  companies in …

275 – Chuck Gumbert: The Turnaround Specialist

July 5th, 2016


Chuck Gumbert, The Turnaround Specialist™, has utilized a wealth of life and business experience, as well as a knack for overcoming challenges, to guide numerous clients to success. One of Chuck’s first major …

274 – Bill Hybels: Founder and Senior Pastor, Willow Creek Community Church

June 24th, 2016


Bill Hybels is senior pastor of Willow Creek Community Church, a church of more than 25,000 that celebrated its 40th year in 2015. Bill Hybels is the founding and senior pastor of Willow Creek Community Church in South …

273 – Michael D. White: Former CEO of DIRECTV & Former CEO of PepsiCo International

June 18th, 2016


Michael D. White is the former president, chairman and chief executive officer of DIRECTV, a world-leading provider of digital television entertainment services. Through its subsidiaries and affiliated companies in the …

272 – Danielle Strickland: Officer in The Salvation Army; Advocate and Author

June 7th, 2016


Danielle Strickland loves Jesus. And she loves people.  Her aggressive compassion has loved people firsthand in countries all over the world where she has embraced, learned, cared, evangelized, taught, and exhorted …

271 – Monique Tallon: Women’s Leadership Coach, Conference Speaker and Author

June 5th, 2016


Monique Tallon is a Feminine Leadership expert,  executive coach, corporate trainer and speaker on women’s leadership topics. She is the author of …

270 – Tish Squillaro: CEO, Founder and Author of “HeadTrash” & “HeadTrash 2”

May 20th, 2016


With a goal-oriented and self-confident mindset, Tish creates change. Early on, she developed a great feeling for niche markets and realized her talent in helping business leaders become “unstuck” and learn to make …

269 – Bob Vanourek: Inspirational Speaker. Leadership Coach & Consultant

May 10th, 2016


Bob Vanourek is the former CEO of five firms, ranging from a start-up to a $1 billion NY stock exchange company and including winners of a …

268 – Charlie “The Spaniard” Brenneman : Professional mixed martial arts fighter, speaker, mentor & author

May 9th, 2016


Following a successful high school wrestling career, Charlie took his talents to Lock Haven University where he achieved a top 12 finish at Division …

267 – Perry Noble: Senior Pastor at NewSpring Church

May 2nd, 2016


Perry Noble is the founding and senior pastor of NewSpring Church in South Carolina. The church averages more than 32,000 people during weekend …

266 – Juan Williams: Award winning journalist & political analyst for Fox News Channel

April 27th, 2016


Juan Williams joined Fox News Channel (FNC) in 1997 as a contributor and is also a co-host of FNC’s “The Five,” where he is one of seven rotating Fox …

265 – Gary M. Douglas: Best-selling author, founder of “Access Consciousness”, expert on “Benevolent Capitalism”

April 20th, 2016


Best-selling author, international speaker and a sought-after facilitator, Gary Douglas is known for his intensity of awareness and his incredible capacity to facilitate people to ‘know what they know’. He chooses to …

264 – Solo Episode: Becoming Confident

April 17th, 2016


Great leaders are confident: In Themselves Their Vision In The People That They’re Leading Confidence is at the core of your natural charisma; remember the “Four-Cs” Calm Confident Consistent Courageous How do you …

263 – David Osborn: Entrepreneur, Author, & Real Estate Mogul

April 10th, 2016


David Osborn lives life with passion! As a businessman, he has built one of the top real estate brokerages in the world with more than 1,500 agents …

262 – Grant Cardone: Best-Selling Author, International Sales Trainer, & Speaker

April 9th, 2016


Grant Cardone urges his followers and clients to make success their duty, responsibility, obligation, and to rise above out-dated, unworkable middle …

261 – Dr. Kim Villeneuve: President & CEO Centerstone Executive Search

April 9th, 2016


Dr. Kim Villeneuve is the Founder, President and CEO of Centerstone Executive Search, Inc. For more than 20 years, Kim has placed CEOs and executive teams and built boards for companies ranging from new ventures to …

260 – Fireside Chat #3 With Devin Walker: Leadership & Love

March 25th, 2016


I sat down again with Devin Walker for our third free flowing conversation where we talk about leadership and love.  Devin actually turned the table on me and I became more of the “interviewee” as opposed to my normal …

259 – Chris Heller: CEO Keller Williams Realty

March 24th, 2016


Chris earned his real estate license when he was a 20-year-old college student. From his selection as Rookie of the Year to being the top-producing …

258 – Becoming a Leader of Influence (Solo Episode)

March 23rd, 2016


John Maxwell says “Leadership is influence…nothing more, nothing less”. Exceptional & sustainable leadership demands a knowledge of influence. Increasing your influence can seem overwhelming; how do we increase it? …

257 – Linda Kaplan Thaler: Advertising Entrepreneur & Author of “Grit to Great”

March 15th, 2016


Linda Kaplan Thaler is an Advertising Hall of Fame luminary, and creator of many of the industry’s most iconic campaigns, including Kodak Moments, and the hilarious Aflac duck. Linda was the CEO of the Kaplan Thaler …

256 – Fireside Chat #2: Talking Leadership, Fear, Entrepreneurship, & Destiny

March 6th, 2016


In mid-February 2016, Devin Walker sat down for our second free flowing conversation where we talk about leadership and the styles of many historical figures such as Rockefeller, Carnegie, Ford, & Teddy Roosevelt. …

255 – Michael Hyatt: How to Live Forward & Get the Life You Want

March 6th, 2016


MICHAEL HYATT is the former chairman and CEO of Thomas Nelson Publishers, the largest faith-based publisher in the world and now part of …

254 – David Zinger: Employee Engagement Speaker, Author, & Expert

March 6th, 2016


David Zinger connects the strength of one with the power of many as an engagement speaker, coach, and consultant. He founded and hosts the global …

253 – Brad Lea: Founder, Chairman & CEO of LightSpeed VT

February 26th, 2016


Brad is a self-made entrepreneur. With over 25 years in sales & marketing and after training and motivating thousands worldwide, Brad realized that he was spinning his wheels. He was traveling non-stop, saying the …

252 – Solo Episode: What is Leadership?

February 19th, 2016


What is Leadership? The #1 question when it comes to leadership… Leadership is NOT: About position or rank About your title About your personal attributes Management Favorite Leadership Quotes: “Leadership is the …

251 – Steve Forbes: Reviving America – How Repealing Obamacare, Replacing the Tax Code and Reforming The Fed will Restore Hope and Prosperity

February 16th, 2016


Conservative icon Steve Forbes returns with his most powerful and provocative ideas yet The United States has been through one of the most tumultuous …

250 – Solo Episode: “Leaders Remain Calm, Confident, Consistent, & Courageous”

February 11th, 2016


How important is charisma when it comes to leadership? When we think of leadership or ask people to define what makes a great leader, we often gravitate to the high-profile leaders with big egos and larger-than-life …

249 – Dee Ann Turner: Vice President, Human Resources at Chick-fil-A, Inc.

February 5th, 2016


Dee Ann Turner has worked for Chick-fil-A for more than 30 years and currently serves as Vice President, Corporate Talent. Over the years, she has …

248 – Fireside Chat #1 With Devin Walker: Serial Entrepreneur, Philanthropist, Speaker, & Coach

January 31st, 2016


The definition of “Serial Entrepreneur”, Devin is passionate about mentoring, coaching and volunteering his time and resources to help small …

247 – Dr. Kate Hendricks Thomas: Resilient Leadership Training Expert, Author, Professor

January 31st, 2016


Dr. Kate Hendricks Thomas works as an assistant professor of Public Health at Charleston Southern University.  Kate is a researcher, professional speaker, and yoga instructor who travels the country teaching mental …

246 – Lindsay McGregor: Author of Primed To Perform, Founder, Human Capital Expert, Culture Enthusiast

January 20th, 2016


Lindsay McGregor is the co-author of New York Times bestselling book, Primed to Perform: How to Build the Highest Performing Cultures Through the …

245 – Roshini Rajkumar: Professional “Leadership Presence” Coach & Communication Expert

January 4th, 2016


Keynote speaker, emcee, executive coach, talk show host and author. Roshini Rajkumar is the go-to person for individuals and teams who need to …

244 – Daren Martin: The Culture Architect

December 30th, 2015


Daren believes in change. Extensive world travels, a PhD in Psychology, experience building a business, and thousands of strategic conversations with …

243 – Chuck Blakeman: Founder, Chief Transformation Officer, Crankset Group

December 16th, 2015


Chuck Blakeman has an off the grid approach to business that has been adopted by thousands of business founders and leaders. He has bootstrapped eight wildly different business from the ground up, making every mistake …

242 – Where Have All The Warrior Leaders Gone?

December 10th, 2015


Lately, and with increasing frequency, I’ve been asking myself “Where have all of the warrior leaders gone?’ Don’t misconstrue what I mean by “warrior” leader. It’s not about brutal aggression, winning at all costs, or …

241 – Michael Port: New York Times Best Selling Author, Public Speaking Training, Marketing Coach and Entrepreneur

December 7th, 2015


Michael Port has written six books, including Book Yourself Solid and Steal the Show, the latter which—according to the former President of …

240 – Mike Goldman: Owner, Performance Breakthrough, Business Growth Consultant

November 6th, 2015


Mike Goldman is a nationally recognized speaker, consultant and author of the book Performance Breakthrough: The 4 Secrets of Passionate …

239 – Solo Episode: “No Substitue For Sound Judgment & Common Sense”

October 27th, 2015


Rules can be a good thing. We need them in our society for order, civility, and safety. In the aviation community, pilots literally live and die by …

238 – Jonathan Aspatore: Chairman & CEO at ExecRank, Verb Ventures

October 25th, 2015


Jonathan Aspatore is the CEO and Founder of By the age of 23, Jonathan had started two companies, authored seven books on entrepreneurial and financial topics with McGraw-Hill and Houghton Mifflin, and …

237 – Joe Calloway: Leadership & Performance Speaker, 6-Time Best-Selling Author

October 20th, 2015


Joe Calloway helps business leaders, owners, and entrepreneurs make great companies even better. His interactive keynote presentations and workshops …

236 – Brad Lomenick: Founder BLINC, Author “H3 Leadership” & “The Catalyst Leader”

October 5th, 2015


Brad Lomenick had the privilege of leading and directing a movement of young leaders called Catalyst for the last 12 years. Catalyst’s role is …

235 – Caren Merrick: CEO, Pocket Mentor, Author, Speaker

September 29th, 2015


Caren Merrick is an entrepreneur who has started a variety of enterprises, including cofounding the global software company webMethods, growing it from 2 people to a Nasdaq traded company with $200 million in revenue …

234 – Chris LoCurto: CEO, Entrepreneur, Leadership & Business Coach, Speaker, Strategic Planner

September 21st, 2015


Formerly one of Dave Ramsey’s key leaders over 12 years, Chris served as the Vice President of Live Events. He oversaw The Total Money Makeover LIVE!, a concert-like show on personal finances, helped it grow in …

233 – Alka Dhillon: The Spiritual CEO, Author of “The OM Factor”, Founder of Technalink

September 10th, 2015


Alka Dhillon is the founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Technalink, Inc. Technalink has provided information technology (IT) services and …

232 – Dr. Ivan Misner: Founder & Chief Visionary Officer of BNI

September 4th, 2015


Dr. Ivan Misner is the Founder & Chief Visionary Officer of BNI, the world’s largest business networking organization. BNI was founded in 1985. …

231 – Darren Hardy: Publisher of SUCCESS Magazine

August 28th, 2015


Darren Hardy is the visionary force behind SUCCESS magazine as its Publisher and Founding Editor. As a business leader in the success industry for two decades, Darren has had unique and unfettered access to the most …

230 – Jeff Goins: “Art of Work” Author, Blogger, Writer

August 20th, 2015


Jeff Goins is the author of four books including the national best seller, The Art of Work.  In his popular blog Jeff shares his reflections on …

229 – Dov Baron: Leading Expert On Authentic Leadership & Generating a Fiercely Loyal Culture

August 12th, 2015


Dov Baron was named by Inc Magazine as one of the Top 100 Leadership Speakers to hire for your next conference. He is the leading authority on …

228 – Solo Episode: “No Egos In The Cockpit”

August 6th, 2015


“I don’t care what you think about me or what your perception is of me as a pilot & aircraft commander.  No matter how I’m perceived at any given moment during our flight…never assume anything.  There are no egos in …

227 – Kate Curran: Founder of “School The World”

August 4th, 2015


For more than twenty years, Kate Curran has bridged the worlds of philanthropy, government and business. Most recently, she held a series of roles of …

226 – Melanie Fletcher: Chief Operating Officer of the Done & Dusted group

July 29th, 2015


Melanie is a long standing partner and key member of the Done and Dusted group, her contributions over the last 15 years have been instrumental to the growth and success of the companies events and live television …

225 – Joshua Dorkin: CEO & Founder of BiggerPockets

July 22nd, 2015


Joshua Dorkin is an entrepreneur, web designer, real estate investor, and one-time realtor, founded and launched the largest real estate social site, BiggerPockets in October 2004. Joshua was not satisfied by the online …

224 – Michael Singer: CEO Strategic Partners, Inc.

July 9th, 2015


Michael Singer is the chairman and CEO of Strategic Partners, Inc. (SPI), the world’s largest manufacturer and wholesaler of medical apparel, …

223 – Developing Your Character

July 4th, 2015


Character growth will determine the height of your personal growth. We all are searching for success, but I contend that we begin searching for a life of significance.  In this episode I focus on the importance of …

222 – Vice Admiral Charles W. Ray: Commander, Pacific Area & Defense Force West, US Coast Guard

June 24th, 2015


Vice Admiral Charles W. Ray assumed the duties of Commander, Coast Guard Pacific Area in April 2014, where he serves as the operational commander for all U.S. Coast Guard missions within half of the world that ranges …

221 – Bruce Van Horn: Author, Life Coach, Speaker, Podcaster, Personal Development, Runner

June 17th, 2015


Bruce Van Horn is, in order of priority, a Dad, a writer, a coach, an entrepreneur, a speaker, a runner, and a lot of other things as life demands! His personal motto is: “Life is a marathon, so let’s train for it!” …

220 – William Treseder: Entrepreneur, Storyteller, Marine veteran

June 11th, 2015


William Treseder is your stereotypical problem child who had his teeth kicked in by some San Diego drill instructors. He is a partner at BMNT …

219 – Solo Episode: Dealing With Reality

June 7th, 2015


Dealing with reality is a requirement of leadership. Authenticity is so critical for successful leadership; but being authentic is not as easy as it …

218 – Larry Broughton: Founder & CEO Broughton Hotels, Award Winning Entrepreneur, Author, Speaker

June 6th, 2015


Larry Broughton is an award-winning entrepreneur & CEO, best-selling author, keynote speaker, mentor, hero to his kids, and Good ‘n Plenty candy lover. After growing up in a small mill town in rural western New …

217 – Lydia Davey: Entrepreneur, Author, Speaker, and Media Relations Pro

June 2nd, 2015


Lydia Davey is an entrepreneur, published author, speaker, and media relations pro. She is the Founder/CEO of Moriah Creatives PR; a fee-only public relations firm that pairs her team’s extensive journalistic experience …

216 – Barbara Corcoran: Real Estate Entrepreneur, “Shark Tank” Investor, Author

May 29th, 2015


Barbara Corcoran’s credentials include straight D’s in high school and college and twenty jobs by the time she turned twenty-three. It was her next …

215 – Jim Goodrich: WWII Iwo Jima Marine

May 23rd, 2015


I want to tell you about my friend Jim Goodrich.  Jim, who was from Enid, OK.  I found out today that Jim passed away last night on May 21st.  He was …

214 – Dana Perino: Former White House Press Secretary, Co-host of “The Five”, Author of “And the Good News Is…”

May 18th, 2015


Former White House Press Secretary Dana Perino is a co-host of “The Five” on the Fox News Channel.  In 2014, “The Five” was the third most-watched …

213 – Bob Chapman: Chairman & CEO of Barry-Wehmiller

May 12th, 2015


Under the leadership of Bob Chapman, Barry-Wehmiller has built its reputation as a key player in the capital equipment and engineering consulting …

212 – Solo Episode: Self Awareness & Leadership Success

May 7th, 2015


This is the first Dose of Leadership episode where I don’t interview a guest. This is just a quick episode of my thoughts & observations on the importance of self-awarness when it comes to your personal leadership …

211 – Margie Warrell: Best Selling Author, Columnist, & Speaker

May 7th, 2015


Margie Warrell is an international thought leader in human potential who is passionate about empowering people live and lead more courageously. Margie draws on her professional background in Fortune 500 business, …

210 – Tim Storey: World Renowned Motivational Speaker, Life-Coach to Hollywood Stars

April 23rd, 2015


Timothy Brian Storey is an American life coach, self-help author, motivational speaker, and entrepreneur. He is founder of Tim Storey Kids Foundation. [saf feature=”itunes” cta=”Subscribe & Listen in iTunes”] Storey …

209 – Darryl Lyons: Author of Small Business Big Pressure, CEO of Pax Financial Group

April 20th, 2015


Author of Small Business Big Pressure.  Endorsed by 2 NY Times bestselling authors (Dave Ramsey & Dan Miller), an NBA Hall of Famer, and 16 …

208 – Linda Rottenberg: CEO & Co-founder of Endeavor, Author of “Crazy Is a Compliment”

April 9th, 2015


Named one of “America’s Best Leaders” by U.S. News and one of TIME’s 100 “Innovators for the 21st century,” Linda Rottenberg is considered among the world’s most dynamic experts on entrepreneurship, innovation, and …

207 – Srinivas Rao: Best Selling Author and Host of the Unmistakable Creative Podcast

April 8th, 2015


Srinivas Rao is the CEO of Unmistakable Media and the host of the Unmistakable Creative Podcast, which he started as BlogcastFM in 2010. He has interviewed over 400 creative entrepreneurs and insanely interesting …

206 – Aaron T. Walker: Businessman & Life Coach

April 4th, 2015


Businessman and Life Coach, Aaron T. Walker, has inspired many through his leadership, mentorship, and consistent pursuit of excellence. He enjoys helping others and believes experience is a great teacher. 35 years of …

205 – LtGen George Flynn: Retired Commanding General, Marine Corps Combat Development Command

March 30th, 2015


Simon Sinek said he had an “a-ha” leadership moment while interviewing retired USMC General George Flynn for Simon’s latest book “Leaders Eat Last“. [saf feature=”itunes” cta=”Subscribe & Listen in iTunes”] In the …

204 – William Ury: World Leading Expert on Negotiation & Mediation; Author of “Getting to Yes with Yourself”

March 24th, 2015


William Ury, co-founder of Harvard’s Program on Negotiation, is one of the world’s leading experts on negotiation and mediation. He is currently a Distinguished Senior Fellow at the Harvard Negotiation Project. [saf …

203 – Kimanzi Constable: Lifestyle Entrepreneur & Author

March 11th, 2015


For twelve years Kimanzi Constable lived a life that could be best described as “existing.” He wanted more from his life but listened to his doubts, …

202 – Simon Sinek: Visionary Leadership Thinker; Best Selling Author of “Start With Why” & “Leaders Eat Last”

February 27th, 2015


Simon Sinek is an unshakable optimist. He believes in a bright future and our ability to build it together. [saf feature=”itunes” cta=”Subscribe & Listen in iTunes”] Imagine a world where people wake up every day …

201 – Rachel Cruze: Speaker and Author on Life and Money for the Next Generation

February 24th, 2015


Rachel was born the year her parents, Dave and Sharon Ramsey, lost everything and filed for bankruptcy. She grew up watching the sacrifices they made, and she learned early how to save for the future, spend wisely, …

200 – John R. Bell: Former Global CEO & Author of “Do Less Better”

February 15th, 2015


John Bell is a retired consumer packaged goods CEO and global strategy consultant to some of the world’s most respected blue-chip organizations. A …

199 – John Ramstead: Executive Coach, Former Navy Fighter Pilot, Host of “Eternal Leadership Podcast”

February 10th, 2015


As a leadership and executive coach, it is John’s purpose and joy to help individuals and companies reach their full potential. His twenty-five years …

198 – Fred Swaniker: Founder & Executive Chairman of African Leadership Academy

February 3rd, 2015


Fred is deeply passionate about Africa and believes that the missing ingredient on the continent is good leadership. In line with this, he has founded two organizations that aim to catalyze a new generation of ethical, …

196 – Drew Dudley: Founder & Chief Catalyst of Nuance Leadership Inc.

January 20th, 2015


The former coordinator of one of the largest university leadership development programs in Canada, Drew Dudley nevertheless embraces the idea that “leadership cannot be taught. It can only be learned.” [saf …

195 – Mindy Hall, PhD: President & CEO, Peak Development Consulting, Author of “Leading with Intention”

January 16th, 2015


Mindy Hall, PhD is the President and CEO of Peak Development Consulting, LLC. Since founding the company 1996, she has worked with clients throughout …

194 – Ken Blanchard: Chief Spiritual Officer & Servant Leadership Guru of The Ken Blanchard Companies

January 6th, 2015


With a passion to turn every leader into a servant leader, Ken Blanchard shares his insightful and powerful message with audiences around the world …

193 – Torie Clarke: Senior VP for Corporate Affairs at SAP; Communication Expert

December 31st, 2014


A Senior Vice President for Corporate Affairs at the multinational software corporation SAP and on-air commentator for ABC, Torie Clarke has advised …

192 – Mark Sanborn: Developing Leaders in Business & Life

December 29th, 2014


Mark Sanborn, CSP, CPAE, is president of Sanborn & Associates, Inc., an idea studio dedicated to developing leaders in business and in life. Mark is an international bestselling author and noted expert on …

191 – Sharyl Attkisson: Investigative Journalist; Author of “Stonewalled”

December 9th, 2014


Sharyl Attkisson is an Emmy award winning investigative journalist and author. She became a Washington-based correspondent for CBS News in January 1995. Prior to that, she co-anchored CBS News “Up to the Minute.” Before …

190 – Amy & Matt Baumgardner: Advocates For Faith, Hope, & Forgiveness; Authors of “From This Day Forward”

November 16th, 2014


Amy Baumgardner had a unique opportunity to share her story with the world in May of 2012 when she was asked to be a guest on Oprah Winfrey’s Life class with Iyanla Vanzant. [saf feature=”itunes” cta=”Subscribe & …

189 – Donald T. Phillips: International Bestselling Author of over 20 books, Including “Lincoln on Leadership”

November 12th, 2014


INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED WRITER & AUTHOR: Best-selling author of major works of nonfiction, Don Phillips is known for his ability to tell stories and bring history alive with crisp compelling prose.  His trilogy on …

188 – Joel Brown: Founder & CEO of

November 7th, 2014


Joel Brown is the founder, chief executive officer and chief editor of, a web-based provider of services that empower and encourage people through a variety of self development processes and …

187 – Bill McDermott: CEO of SAP, the world’s business software market leader; Author of “Winners Dream”

November 2nd, 2014


Bill McDermott is Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Executive Board of SAP, the world’s business software market leader with more than 263,000 customers in 188 countries. He leads the company’s 68,800 …

186 – Jairek Robbins: Professional Speaker, Author, & Results Strategist

October 9th, 2014


Jairek Robbins is a man on a mission focused on developing creative solutions for accelerating results. By evaluating you and your companies …

185 – Joshua Coburn: Youth Speaker, Author, & “Corporate Oddity”

October 5th, 2014


Joshua Coburn is a Youth Speaker, Author, & “Corporate Oddity” who has spent his life & career redefining stereotypes, living his passions, and assisting others to Dream Big, Believe Big, & Succeed Big. His …

184 – Todd Gaziano: Executive Director Pacific Legal Foundation; Rescuing Liberty From Coast-to-Coast

October 2nd, 2014


Todd Gaziano joined Pacific Legal Foundation in 2014 as the Executive Director of PLF’s DC Center and as its Senior Fellow in Constitutional Law. He brings valuable experience from distinguished government jobs in all …

183 – Stephenie Rodriguez: CEO, Digital Godess, Mobile & Social Disruptor, Brand Innovator, Marketing Strategist, Speaker

September 29th, 2014


Futurist. Storyteller. Change Agent. Educator. Transformation Architect. Publisher. Collector of Shoes. Tummler. Stephenie Rodriguez is a global …

182 – Edward Barnett & Karim Webb: Owners PCF Restaurant Management

September 25th, 2014


Karim Webb and Edward Barnett of PCF Management have accomplished what other businessmen would have been hesitant to even attempt. [saf …

181 – Beverley Golden: Writer, Raconteur, & “Soul-Hippie”

September 23rd, 2014


Beverley Golden is a writer, raconteur and soul hippie who has written everything from song lyrics to magazine articles. She enjoys researching, …

180 – Carey Lohrenz: First Female F-14 Tomcat Fighter Pilot, Author, Motivational Speaker

September 18th, 2014


In her inspirational keynotes and motivational programs, Carey Lohrenz shares the fundamentals that helped her win in the cockpit at Mach 2, and can help your team win in business. [saf feature=”itunes” cta=”Subscribe …

179 – Jim Kouzes: Leadership Expert & Author; Founder of “The Leadership Challenge”

September 15th, 2014


Jim Kouzes is a bestselling author, an award-winning speaker and, according to the Wall Street Journal, one of the twelve best executive educators in the United States. [saf feature=”itunes” cta=”Subscribe & Listen …

178 – Kit Summers: World Class Juggler, Author, Motivational Speaker

September 10th, 2014


For over 30 years, Kit Summers has used his skills and experience to become one of America’s foremost educators in the field of performing, juggling, and personal achievement.  This, along with entertaining and speaking …

177 – Kita Szpak: Happiness Expert, Author, Speaker

September 8th, 2014


Kita Szpak is a Canadian author, happiness expert, speaker and publicist. With two honors degrees in Education and German (Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada), along with an initial speaker’s certification from Fred …

176 – Kelly Studer: Career Stylist – Career Transition & Development

September 4th, 2014


As a career stylist, Kelly Studer has been transforming careers and images for ambitious, career-minded professionals at Fortune 500 companies, start-ups, and everything in between. [saf feature=”itunes” cta=”Subscribe …

175 – Gregg Vanourek: Co-Author Triple Crown Leadership

September 2nd, 2014


Gregg Vanourek develops entrepreneurial leaders who live and lead with purpose and integrity. He specializes in the nexus between leadership, entrepreneurship, and personal development. He is co-author of three …

174 – Tom Dowd: Award Winning Speaker, Author, & Coach

August 29th, 2014


Tom Dowd, AKA Transformation Tom™, is a loving father of three beautiful daughters and a devoted husband from a small town in Maine.  He is a …

173 – Larry Agresto: Founder of “Single Dads With Heart”

August 27th, 2014


On May 20, 1995, Larry Agresto became a single father literally overnight. His wife Jody, mother of his two daughters Lauren age 11 and Julia age …

172 – David Frood: Founder & Developer of “The Thinking Corporation”

August 24th, 2014


The Thinking Corporation corporate innovation program was developed by David Frood. David worked for sixteen years as a consultant to medium and …

171 – James Maioho: Business Mentor, Author of “Winners Give Up”

August 22nd, 2014


James Maioho is a Business Mentor, Consultant, Coach and Author who resides in West Michigan. [saf feature=”itunes” cta=”Subscribe & Listen in …

170 – Thom Rainer: President & CEO of LifeWay Christian Resources

August 20th, 2014


Thom S. Rainer is the president and CEO of LifeWay Christian Resources. Prior to LifeWay, he served at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary for …

169 – Dani Shapiro: Best Selling Author of “Devotion” & “Slow Motion”

August 18th, 2014


Dani Shapiro is the bestselling author of the memoirs Devotion and Slow Motion, and five novels including Black & White and Family History. [saf feature=”itunes” cta=”Subscribe & Listen in iTunes”] Her work has …

168 – Michael O’Neal: Founder & Host of “The Solopreneur Hour”

August 14th, 2014


Michael O’Neal is the host of the Solopreneur Hour podcast; a podcast where the aim is to show the other unemployable people of the world the correct …

167 – Paul Colaianni: Host of The Overwhelmed Brain Podcast, Personal Development Coach, Emotional Core Strength Training

August 13th, 2014


Paul Colaianni is the Founder & Host of The Overwhelmed Brain blog and podcast is a personal growth portal designed for critical thinkers.  As …

166 – Timothy Lawson: Marine Security Guard, Podcast Host, Veteran Suicide Awareness Advocate

August 11th, 2014


Timothy Lawson served five years in the United States Marine Corps, spending the majority of his career as a Marine Security Guard protecting U.S. embassies in Algeria, Russia, and Peru. [saf feature=”itunes” …

165 – Dr. John Kotter: Harvard Professor, Entrepreneur, New York Times Best-Selling Author

August 8th, 2014


Regarded by many as the authority on leadership and change, Dr. John P. Kotter is a New York Times best-selling author, award winning business and management thought leader, business entrepreneur, inspirational speaker, …

164 – Jared Easley: Host of “Starve the Doubts”; Co-Founder of “Podcast Movement”

August 6th, 2014


Jared Easley is a self-described “everyday guy” who is passionate about connecting with others, communicating, leveraging new media & cultivating …

163 – Tom Henschel: Founder of Essential Communications; Host of “The Look & Sound of Leadership”

August 4th, 2014


Tom Henschel grooms senior leaders and executive teams.  An internationally recognized expert in the field of workplace communications and self-presentation, he has helped hundreds of executives achieve The Look & …

162 – Dan Quiggle: President & CEO of The Quiggle Group; Author of “Lead Like Reagan”

August 1st, 2014


Dan Quiggle founded The Quiggle Group to promote and expand excellence in leadership. Through Leadership Retreats, Corporate Training and Keynote …

161 – Dr. Shefali: Clinical Psychologist, Author, Speaker

July 22nd, 2014


CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST: Dr. Shefali specializes in the integration of Western psychology and Eastern philosophy bringing together the best of both …

160 – Mark Divine: Former Navy Seal & Serial Entrepreneur

July 17th, 2014


Briefly About Mark Divine: – NYT Best seller, WSJ Best seller and #1 Amazon for books – Ranked the #1 trainee of SEAL BUDS/class number 170 – Served 9 years on active duty and 11 years as a Reserve Seal, retiring as …

159 – Kary Oberbrunner: Transformational Leadership Expert, Author of “Day Job to Dream Job”

July 11th, 2014


Kary Oberbrunner left his day job to pursue his dream job—Igniting Souls. Through his writing, speaking, and coaching, he helps individuals and …

158 – Terry “Starbucker” St. Marie – A Journey To The Heart of Leadership

July 8th, 2014


Terry “Starbucker” St. Marie is a native Midwesterner now living in Portland, Oregon.  He’s been in the business world for over 32 years in various leadership positions, most recently as the SVP of Operations for …

157 – Bob Vanourek: Former Five Time CEO; Co-Author of “Triple Crown Leadership”; Top 100 Thought Leader

July 1st, 2014


Bob is a popular speaker and the former CEO of five companies from a start-up to a $1 billion New York Stock Exchange company. He was recently named …

156 – Hans Finzel: Podcaster in Chief at “The Leadership Answer Man”, President of HDLeaders

June 27th, 2014


Hans Finzel is a successful author, teacher and leader among leaders. He has trained leaders internationally on five continents. He is now the host …

155 – Joe Schmit: Inspirational Influence Speaker, Sports Broadcaster, & Author of “Silent Impact”

June 25th, 2014


Whether in front of the camera or on the stage in front of 1000 employees of a Fortune 500 company, Joe Schmit delivers a customized and memorable presentation. His engaging stories and infectious humor will inspire you …

154 – John Kramp & David Atchison: Founders of “The Riverstone Group”

June 23rd, 2014


The Riverstone Group was formed in 1975 while John Kramp and David Atchison were both students at Baylor University. Back then, the company was called Kratch. From the beginning, Kratch was a global powerhouse… at least …

153 – Chris Hogan: Host of Dave Ramsey’s EntreLeadership Podcast; Professional Speaker & Coach

June 13th, 2014


Chris’s professional experience with money has run the gamut from consumer finance to mortgages to banking and now to financial counseling and speaking. With almost 20 years’ experience in the financial world, Chris has …

152 – Bill Courtney: Coach from Academy Award Winning Documentary “Undefeated”, Public Speaker, Author

June 10th, 2014


William B. Courtney (Bill), a native Memphian, founded Classic American Hardwoods, Inc. in 2001. Today, it employs 120 people with a 45 acre manufacturing facility and domestic sales offices in Memphis, TN and …

151 – Andrew Ferebee: Entrepreneur, Founder & Host of “Knowledge For Men” Podcast

June 5th, 2014


Andrew Ferebee is the founder of Knowledge For Men & is die-hard passionate about personal development and entrepreneurship. He’s a lifelong student of life & has dedicated his life to constantly striving to …

150 – Chris Brogan: Leadership Advisor, Entrepreneur, Author, & Self Proclaimed “Freak”

June 3rd, 2014


Chris Brogan is an advisor and strategist to professionals and owners. It’s business strategy meets powerful personal development. [saf …

149 – Dave Kraft: Christian Leadership Coach & Author

May 25th, 2014


Dave has been a Christian for 54 years. He served with the Navigators for 37 years before becoming a life and leadership coach with Ministry coaching International. He also served as a Pastor at Mars Hill Church for …

148 – Lisa Fabrega: Founder and CEO of; Helping women entrepreneurs become powerful leaders

May 16th, 2014


When it comes to doing your great work in the world, Lisa Fabrega has a simple philosophy—every time you hold back, self-sabotage, and keep yourself …

147 – David Mead: Founder of Propel Inc, Expert “Start-With-Why” Facilitator

May 9th, 2014


Committed to a world in which people go home every day fulfilled by the work they do, David Mead (Founder of Propel Inc) focuses on helping business …

146 – Tom Rath: Bestselling author of StrengthsFinder 2.0, Eat Move Sleep, Strengths Based Leadership, & How Full Is Your Bucket

May 6th, 2014


Tom Rath is an expert on the role of human behavior in business, health, and economics. He has been described by the media and business leaders as …

145 – Eve Wright Taylor: Vice President and Associate General Counsel for the Miami HEAT

April 28th, 2014


Eve Wright has never been the kind of woman to wait for opportunities—in business or in her personal life. This big-picture thinking, calculated …

144 – Tyler Wagner: Serial Entrepreneur, Best Selling Author of “Conference Crushing”

April 23rd, 2014


Tyler grew up with more energy and passion than most people knew how to handle. As a kid, his vitality was contagious and he freely spread his energy and optimism. Tyler continuously found ways to push his limits as far …

143 – Mark Merrill: Founder & President of “Family First”; Co-Founder of “All Pro Dad” with Tony Dungy

April 15th, 2014


Mark Merrill is the founder and president of Family First, a widely respected national non-profit organization dedicated to strengthening the family. Family First promotes principles for building marriages and raising …

142 – Derek Lidow: Globally successful CEO, innovator, and entrepreneur; Author of “Startup Leadership”

April 11th, 2014


Derek Lidow is a longtime global CEO, innovator and startup coach. He is widely-known as one of the world’s top experts on the electronics industry; his contributions range from patents to value chain applications that …

141 – Peter Docker: Leadership & “Start With Why” Culture Expert

April 4th, 2014


Peter Docker is passionate about enabling others to be extraordinary. Inspired by Simon Sinek’s theory of The Golden Circle, Peter works to help …

140 – James D. “Murph” Murphy: Founder & CEO of Afterburner, Inc., Author of “Courage To Execute”

March 24th, 2014


James D. “Murph” Murphy, the Founder & CEO of Afterburner, Inc., has a unique and powerful mix of leadership skills in both the military and …

139 – Ken Blanchard: Top Leadership Expert, Author of over 50 books, including “The One Minute Manager”

March 19th, 2014


Few people have influenced the day-to-day management of people and companies more than Ken Blanchard. A prominent, sought-after author, speaker, and …

138 – Jon Acuff: NYT Bestselling Author and Social Media Leader

March 16th, 2014


Jon Acuff is the New York Times Bestselling author of four books including his most recent, Start: Punch Fear in the Face, Escape Average & Do Work that Matters. [saf feature=”itunes” cta=”Subscribe & Listen in …

137 – Pamela Slim: Speaker, Coach, & Author of “Body of Work” & “Escape From Cubicle Nation”

March 16th, 2014


Pamela Slim is an award-winning author, speaker and leader in the new world of work. She spent the first 10 years of her solo practice as a …

136 – Chris Taylor: Founder of

March 9th, 2014


Chris Taylor is the founder of – a company dedicated to helping business leaders develop themselves and their teams through the application of lessons from leading business books. [saf …

135 – Tripp Lanier: Coach, Consultant, & Host of “The New Man Podcast”

March 7th, 2014


Tripp Lanier is a men’s coach and host of The New Man Podcast: Beyond the Macho Jerk and the New Age Wimp. He coaches and teaches men all around the world how to break out of mediocre lives and create the careers and …

134 – Chris Ducker: Serial Entrepreneur, Author, Owner/CEO of Virtual Staff Finder & Live2Sell

February 26th, 2014


A serial entrepreneur, virtual staffing expert, blogger, podcaster and author, Chris Ducker helps other entrepreneurs catapult their businesses into …

133 – Pete Luongo: Retired President of The Berry Company, Author of “10 Truths About Leadership”

February 19th, 2014


Pete Luongo retired as President and CEO of The Berry Company in August of 2003. His career at Berry spanned more than 33 years. During his last nine years with the company, Peter was instrumental in guiding Berry …

132 – Andrew Bennett: Former Fortune 100 Corporate Executive, Leadership Speaker, Author, & Magician

February 18th, 2014


Andrew Bennett is a former corporate executive with a Fortune 100 company who started his career as Ross Perot’s personal assistant. He has over 20 …

131 – Steve Farber: Leadership Speaker & Developer; Creator of the Extreme Leadership Summit

February 14th, 2014


Steve Farber is the president of Extreme Leadership, Incorporated, and the founder of The Extreme Leadership Institute, organizations devoted to the …

130 – Jenni Catron: Best Selling Author of “Clout”, Former Executive Director of Cross Point Church

February 13th, 2014


Ask anyone who knows her well, and you’ll hear words like hard-working, loyal, insightful and encouraging to describe Jenni Catron. A self-proclaimed …

129 – Becky Halstead: Retired U.S. Army Brigadier General, Founder of STEADFAST Leadership

February 10th, 2014


Becky Halstead, retired Brigadier General, United States Army, founded her own leader consultancy company, STEADFAST Leadership, LLC, following 27 …

128 – Chris Brogan: Publisher of Owner Magazine, CEO & President of Human Business Works

February 7th, 2014


Chris Brogan is Publisher of Owner Magazine, a business magazine helping you improve your worth by growing your capabilities and connections. He is CEO & President of Human Business Works, a publishing and media …

127 – Dr. Tasha Eurich: Organizational Psychologist; Best Selling Author of “Bankable Leadership”

February 5th, 2014


Dr. Tasha Eurich is an organizational psychologist, speaker and New York Times and USA Today best-selling author of Bankable Leadership: Happy …

126 – David Barton: American Historian & Founder of WallBuilders

January 27th, 2014


David Barton is the Founder and President of WallBuilders, a national pro-family organization that presents America’s forgotten history and heroes, with an emphasis on our moral, religious and constitutional heritage. …

125 – Rorke Denver: Former Navy SEAL Officer; Author of “Damn Few: Making the Modern SEAL Warrior”

January 22nd, 2014


Lieutenant Commander Rorke Denver is the author of DAMN FEW: Making the Modern Seal. [saf feature=”itunes” cta=”Subscribe & Listen in iTunes”] In 14 years as a SEAL Officer, Rorke Denver tangled with drug lords in …

124 – Shane Snow: Start-up Web Entrepreneur, Co-Founder of “Contently”; Technology Journalist

January 19th, 2014


Shane Snow is a New York City-based technology journalist and web entrepreneur, currently Co-founder and Chief Creative Officer of Contently. …

123 – Thomas Kolditz: Leadership Professor, Yale School of Management; Author of “In Extremis Leadership”

January 19th, 2014


Thomas Kolditz is a Professor in the Practice of Leadership and Management & Director of the Leadership Development Program at the Yale School of …

122 – Alison Levine: Adventurer, Explorer, & Mountaineer; Author of “On the Edge: The Art of High Impact Leadership”

January 6th, 2014


Alison Levine is an adventurer, explorer and mountaineer. She has climbed the highest peak on every continent, served as the team captain of the first American Women’s Everest Expedition, and skied across the Arctic …

121 – Dr. Stacia Pierce: Award Winning Life Coach, Speaker, & Entrepreneur

January 1st, 2014


When you first get a glimpse of what a single day in the life of Stacia Pierce entails, you begin to wonder if she somehow has more than 24 hours in her day. Your first encounter with this award-winning Life Coach is …

120 – Frank Gustafson: Entrepreneur, Business Coach, Host of “Lead Like a Marine” Podcast

December 31st, 2013


Frank Gustafson is a start-up entrepreneur & business fanatic on a mission to educate the public about the power of Marine Corps Leadership. [saf feature=”itunes” cta=”Subscribe & Listen in iTunes”] He is the …

119 – Don Hutson: Selling & Entrepreneurship Expert, Best Selling Author

December 21st, 2013


Don Hutson’s careers in speaking, management and sales have brought him many honors. He successfully worked his way through the University of …

118 – Guy C. Hachey: President & Chief Operating Officer, Bombardier Aerospace

December 17th, 2013


Guy C. Hachey was appointed President and Chief Operating Officer on April 18, 2008. [saf feature=”itunes” cta=”Subscribe & Listen in iTunes”] Mr. Hachey heads the leadership team responsible for Bombardier …

117 – Allen West: Retired Army Officer, Former US Congressman, Conservative Political Activist

December 15th, 2013


Allen West was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia in the same neighborhood where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. once preached. He is the third of four generations of military servicemen in his family. [saf …

116 – Dave Kerpen: Speaker, CEO of Likeable Local, Chairman of Likeable Media, & New York Times Best-Selling Author

December 10th, 2013


Dave Kerpen is the CEO of Likeable Local, a social media software startup for small businesses, as well as the chairman and former CEO of Likeable Media, an award-winning social media and word-of-mouth marketing firm …

115 – Tim Elmore: Founder & President of Growing Leaders

December 5th, 2013


Dr. Tim Elmore is a leading authority on how to understand the next generation and prepare tomorrow’s leaders today. He is a best-selling author, international speaker, and president of Growing Leaders, a nonprofit that …

114 – Scott Gerber: Serial Entrepreneur, Author of “Never Get a Real Job”

December 3rd, 2013


Scott Gerber is a self taught serial entrepreneur, sought-after public speaker, internationally syndicated business columnist, television …

113 – Andrew Bryant: Renowned Motivational & Inspirational Speaker, Author of “Self Leadership”

November 29th, 2013


Andrew Bryant, CSP PCC, has wowed audiences of 12,000+, facilitated breakthrough learning sessions and transformed leaders through 1 to 1 coaching. …

112 – Chester Elton: Leadership Author of the “Carrot Principle” and his latest NYT best seller “All In”

November 29th, 2013


Called the “apostle of appreciation,” by the Globe and Mail, Canada’s largest newspaper, and “creative and refreshing” by the New York Times, Chester …

111 – Adam Carolla: Comedian, Author, Host of “The Adam Carolla Show”

November 21st, 2013


Adam Carolla is an American comedian, radio personality, television host and actor. He hosts The Adam Carolla Show, a talk show distributed as …

110 – Pat Williams: Co-Founder & Senior VP of the Orlando Magic; Motivational Speaker

November 20th, 2013


Pat Williams is a basketball Hall-of-Famer, currently serving as co-founder and senior vice president of the NBA’s Orlando Magic. As one of America’s top motivational speakers, he has addressed thousands of executives …

109 – Shawn Achor: Happiness Researcher, Author of “The Happiness Advantage” & “Before Happiness”

November 16th, 2013


Shawn Achor is the winner of over a dozen distinguished teaching awards at Harvard University, where he delivered lectures on positive psychology in …

108 – Fawn Germer: Leadership Speaker, Best Selling Oprah Author

November 10th, 2013


Fawn Germer is the global leadership speaker who wakes people up to their true leadership potential. Fawn personally interviewed more than 300 famous leaders and trailblazers for her bestselling books and learned that …

107 – Professor M.S. Rao: International Leadership Guru, Author of 25 books on leadership, Founder MSR Leadership Consultants

October 27th, 2013


Professor M.S.Rao is an international management guru, author of 25 books on leadership, and an internationally acclaimed leadership educator, …

106 – John Baldoni: Chair of N2Growth, Internationally recognized leadership author, executive coach, & speaker

October 27th, 2013


John Baldoni, serves as the chair of the leadership development practice at N2growth. John is an internationally-recognized leadership educator, executive coach, speaker, and author. John has authored eleven books on …

105 – Arthur Carmazzi: Founder of the Directive Communication™ Methodology and Global Top 10 Leadership Guru

October 27th, 2013


Ranked as one of the Global Top 10 most influential Leadership Gurus by Gurus International, Arthur F. Carmazzi has 21 years experience specializing …

104 – Ken Coleman: Host of The Ken Coleman Show; Author of “One Question”

October 15th, 2013


Ken is the Host of The Ken Coleman Show weekdays from 5-7 pm EST on North Georgia’s Newstalk Am 550 WDUN and the author of the book, One Question: …

103 – Lucas Boyce: Director of Business Development for the Orlando Magic; Author of “Living Proof”

October 11th, 2013


Lucas Boyce is the Director of Business Development and Legislative Affairs for the Orlando Magic. He was appointed to this new role in July 2013. …

102 – Gregg Marshall: Head Basketball Coach for Wichita State Shockers

October 7th, 2013


Gregg Marshall, whose teams have gone to the NCAA tournament nine of the last 15 seasons, including the Final Four in a record-breaking 2012-13 season, was named the 25th head men’s basketball coach at Wichita State on …

101 – Chris Carneal: Entrepreneur & Founder of Boosterthon

October 3rd, 2013


Chris Carneal is an innovative leader who is not only impacting his organization, Boosterthon, but also the next generation of leaders by growing a …

100 – John Lee Dumas: Founder & Host of EntreprenuerOnFire

October 1st, 2013


John Lee Dumas is the Founder & Host of the very popular EntrepreneurOnFire; a daily podcast interviewing today’s most successful and inspiring …

99 – Chris Widener: Motivational Speaker, Author, Businessman, Coach & Mentor

September 28th, 2013


Chris Widener is widely recognized as one of the top speakers in the world today. He has spoken all over the world in places like Germany, Spain, Russia, China, Egypt, Singapore, Australia and of course, all over the …

98 – Greg Link: Leadership Consultant, Speaker, Co-author of “Smart Trust”

September 27th, 2013


Greg Link is the co-founder of the Global Speed of Trust Practice, a fast-growing consultancy committed to influencing people to grow their careers …

97 – Scott M.Fay: Vice President of the John Maxwell Team, Author of “Discover Your Sweet Spot”.

September 25th, 2013


Scott M. Fay is a student, practitioner, and teacher of leadership and business practices. [saf feature=”itunes” cta=”Subscribe & Listen in iTunes”] His content is hewn from the experience of acquiring more than a …

96 – Mark Miller: Best Selling Author, Vice President of Organizational Effectiveness for Chick-fil-A Restaurants

September 25th, 2013


Mark Miller began writing about a decade ago when he was fortunate to team up with Ken Blanchard to write The Secret: What Great Leaders Know and Do. In 2011 Mark released The Secret of Teams outlining the key …

95 – Jessie Jane Duff: Veterans Advocate – Spokesperson for Concerned Veterans for America

September 22nd, 2013


Jessie Jane Duff is on the Organizing Committee for Concerned Veterans for America. Jessie served 20 years on active duty in the U.S. Marine Corps …

94 – Taylor Vogt: Business Leader Coach with Vera Claritas

September 16th, 2013


Taylor Vogt is a business coach. But he’s not going to help you with business plans, strategies, or logistics. There are plenty of people offering great advice covering those topics. He helps you with something …

93 – T.T. “Mitch” Mitchell: Health Care Consultant, Leadership Trainer, Author

September 16th, 2013


T. T. “Mitch” Mitchell has been in healthcare for over 25 years. For eighteen years he worked in various healthcare organizations; seventeen of those years at some type of management level. He’s worked for a physician …

92 – Frederick W. Smith: Chairman & CEO of FedEx Corporation

September 12th, 2013


Frederick W. Smith is chairman and chief executive officer of FedEx Corporation, a $44-billion global transportation, business services and logistics company. [saf feature=”itunes” cta=”Subscribe & Listen in …

91 – Ed DeCosta: Fortune 500 Executive Coach; Faculty Member, John C. Maxwell Leadership Development Program

September 7th, 2013


Ed DeCost is an executive coach with vast real-world corporate experience.  Ed has influenced the lives of thousands of executives worldwide, from young professionals to top executives of Fortune 500 companies. [saf …

90 – Amber Barno: Former Army Combat Helicopter Pilot; Spokesperson for Concerned Vets for America

September 6th, 2013


Amber Barno is a conservative writer and commentator. Her articles have been published in various news sites such as The Daily Caller, The Commentator, Concerned Veterans for America, and The Examiner with topics that …

89 – Stephen M.R. Covey – Best Selling Leadership Author of “The Speed of Trust” & “Smart Trust”

September 5th, 2013


Stephen M.R. Covey is the New York Times and #1 Wall Street Journal bestselling author of The SPEED of Trust, and co-author of the #1 Amazon bestseller Smart Trust. [saf feature=”itunes” cta=”Subscribe & Listen in …

88 – Mike Henry Sr. – VP Operations, SageNet and Chief Instigator, Lead Change Group

August 31st, 2013


Mike Henry Sr. is Vice President of Operations for SageNet, a network technology service provider based on Tulsa, OK. [saf feature=”itunes” …

87 – Lionel Nowell III: Author of “You Are Better Than Your Best”, Board Member

August 28th, 2013


Lionel Nowell serves on the Board of Directors of Bank of America Corporation where he is on the Audit and Governance committees, American Electric Power Company where he is a member of the Audit (Chairman), Governance, …

86 – Josh Isaak: Founder & CEO of MySky; Student of The Foundation

August 19th, 2013


Josh Isaak is the consummate entrepreneur who understands that common sense, authentic leadership is at the core of any successful business. [saf …

85 – Tim Marks: Co-Founder of LIFE, Author of “Confidence of a Champion” & “Voyage of a Viking”

August 18th, 2013


Tim Marks is a co-founder of LIFE and the bestselling author of Voyage of a Viking and Confidence of a Champion. [saf feature=”itunes” cta=”Subscribe in iTunes”] As a business leader, Christian, husband, and father, Tim …

84 – John Mattone: President of JohnMattonePartners, Inc.

August 16th, 2013


John Mattone is widely regarded as one of the most influential leadership and talent management authorities in the world. John Mattone is a Game-Changer. He is the man current and future Fortune 500 leaders turn to for …

83 – Bob Burg: Speaker & Author of “The Go-Giver”

August 14th, 2013


Bob Burg shares information on topics vital to the success of today’s businessperson. He speaks for corporations and associations internationally, including fortune 500 companies, franchises, and numerous direct sales …

82 – Paul Callan: Founder of The Callan Course Discusses “Leading the Millennial Generation”

August 8th, 2013


This is Paul’s third visit to the Dose of Leadership Podcast.  In this third “themed” podcast  we continue the discussion of “Heroic Leadership” but …

81 – Andy Drish & Dane Maxwell: Founders of The Foundation

August 6th, 2013


Andy Drish and Dane Maxwell are consummate entrepreneurs.  They are passionate in their belief that entrepreneurship is the ultimate path for …

80 – Dr. Michael Watkins: Founder Genesis Advisers, Author of “The First 90 Days: Critical Success Strategies for New Leaders”

August 3rd, 2013


Michael Watkins is an adjunct professor at IMD. He has spent the last two decades working with leaders – both corporate and public — as they …

79 – Betsy Atkins: Serial Entrepreneur, 3x Former CEO, Experienced Corporate Director

August 3rd, 2013


Betsy Atkins is an American business executive and entrepreneur. She was the Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Clear Standards, Inc, a leading provider of SaaS Software enterprise carbon management …

78 – Pejman Ghadimi: Founder of the Third Circle Theory; Serial Entrepreneur

July 29th, 2013


Pejman Ghadimi is the founder and author of the Third Circle Theory. A powerful theory which explains how some of today’s top visionaries are made. …

77 – Jayne Warrilow: Founder JW International, Leadership Strategist, C-Level Executive Coach

July 27th, 2013


Visionary author and resonance expert Jayne Warrilow knows how to unleash the power of energetic potential to achieve breakthroughs and develop resonant relationships for success in business and life. Jayne has enabled …

76 – Max Stier: President & CEO, Partnership for Public Service

July 27th, 2013


Max Stier is President and CEO of the Partnership for Public Service, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to revitalizing our federal government by inspiring a new generation to serve and by transforming the …

75 – Jonathan Spector: President & CEO of The Conference Board

July 26th, 2013


Jonathan Spector is president and chief executive officer of The Conference Board, Inc., the most widely cited private source of business intelligence. The Conference Board convenes thousands of executives annually in …

74 – Maneesh Goyal: CEO MKG Productions / Co-founder of “Live in the Grey”

July 17th, 2013


Maneesh Goyal’s journey has taken him from a Masters in Public Health from Yale, to Sean Combs (P. Diddy’s) event planner, to a trusted agency partner of some of the world’s biggest brands. [saf feature=”itunes” …

73 – Dondi Scumaci: Author of Designed for Success: The 10 Commandments for Women in the Workplace, Ready, Set…Grow! and Career Moves

July 16th, 2013


Dondi Scumaci is an international speaker, author and expert in professional and personal development. Known for high energy seminars that produce …

72 – Dan Rockwell: The “Leadership Freak”

July 13th, 2013


Dan Rockwell is a true “leadership freak”. His leadership career began with a leadership position in the non-profit world at the age of nineteen. His experience, over thirty years, includes business ownership and …

71 – Paul Callan: Founder of The Callan Course Discusses “Heroic Leadership”

July 12th, 2013


This is Paul’s second visit to the Dose of Leadership Podcast.  I invited Paul back to the podcast in an attempt to try something different on the …

70 – Martha McSally: First Female Combat Pilot & Combat Squadron Commander

July 11th, 2013


Colonel (retired) Martha McSally is a pioneer and leader. She was the first woman in U.S. history to command a Fighter Squadron in combat, earning …

69 – Mike Kelly: U.S. House Representative for the 3rd District of Pennsylvania

July 8th, 2013


Mike Kelly was born in Pittsburgh and raised in Butler, PA, where he has lived for the past 53 years. After graduating from Butler High School in …

68 – Kenneth Vogt: Founder of Vera Claritas

July 3rd, 2013


Kenneth Vogt was introduced to me by John Lee Dumas of Entrepreneur on Fire.  One of the great perks of this podcast is the interesting people that I …

67 – Bob Lutz: Retired Vice Chairman, General Motors Corporation

July 1st, 2013


Bob Lutz is one of the most experienced and high-profile auto executives in the world. Having been in the business for almost 50 years, he has left an indelible mark on all three of the big US automakers — most recently …

66 – Daryl Brewster: CEO of CECP; Former President of Kraft Foods & CEO of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts

June 27th, 2013


Daryl Brewster is the current CEO of CECP.  CECP’s mission is to draw together and empower senior executives of the world’s leading companies to achieve unprecedented progress on societal challenges while driving …

65 – Eric Draper: White House Chief Photographer for President George W. Bush

June 24th, 2013


Eric Draper served as President Bush’s chief photographer for the entire eight years of his presidency, photographing him daily in his activities at the office, abroad, and in his personal life. [saf feature=”itunes” …

64 – Chris Brady: Founder of LIFE Business, Author of “A Month in Italy” & “Launching a Leadership Revolution”

June 20th, 2013


Chris Brady is a highly influential business leader, accomplished author, international speaker, community builder, man of principle, and Christian. [saf feature=”itunes” cta=”Subscribe in iTunes”] He co-wrote the NY …

63 – Joe Scarlett: Former CEO of Tractor Supply Company

June 19th, 2013


Joe Scarlett is the retired Chairman of Tractor Supply Company and Founder of the Scarlett Leadership Institute in middle Tennessee. Scarlett’s long …

62 – LtCol Rob “Waldo” Waldman: Combat Fighter Pilot & Professional Motivational Speaker

June 18th, 2013


Business motivational speaker Lt. Col. Rob “Waldo” Waldman – The Wingman – is a professional business motivational speaker and author of the New York …

61 – Bill Catlette & Richard Hadden: Founders of Contented Cow Partners

June 15th, 2013


Contented Cow Partners is the team of Bill Catlette and Richard Hadden, the authors of the critically acclaimed bestselling “Contented Cows” business book series. They work with organizations worldwide, by speaking at …

60 – Phillip Van Hooser: Entrepreneur, Leadership Coach, Author of “Leaders Ought to Know”

June 4th, 2013


After college, Phil brought this work ethic to corporate America. In his early years as an HR professional, he was struck by something he learned …

59 – Steve Forbes: CEO & Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Media

May 31st, 2013


Steve Forbes is Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Media. Under Mr. Forbes’ leadership, the company has launched a variety of new publications and businesses.  They include:  ForbesLife, the dedicated luxury …

58 – James P. Massa: Former Vice President & Global Strategist for Cisco Systems Inc.

May 31st, 2013


James Massa has enjoyed a successful career in high tech industry and extensive involvement with a variety of charitable organizations. James was …

57 – Dr. Mollie Marti: Psychologist, Lawyer, Author of “Walking with Justice”

May 30th, 2013


Dr. Mollie Marti is a resiliency researcher, psychologist, lawyer, and adjunct professor of psychology at the University of Iowa. She brings years of …

56 – Chris Widener: Motivational Speaker, Author, Businessman, Coach & Mentor

May 23rd, 2013


Chris Widener is widely recognized as one of the top speakers in the world today. He has spoken all over the world in places like Germany, Spain, Russia, China, Egypt, Singapore, Australia and of course, all over the …

55 – Steve Miller: Founder & President of Millwood Incorporated

May 20th, 2013


Steve Miller is the founder and president of Millwood Incorporated a provider ofindustrial pallet and packaging materials and services that include recycling and warehousing. Subscribe to the Podcast on iTunes→ At the …

54 – Andrew Wilkow: Sirius XM Talk Radio Host of “The Wilkow Majority”

May 17th, 2013


The next generation of great talk radio got his “start” in the 4th grade when he drew radio controls on his loose leaf binder and stuck a pencil in …

53 – Charlie Plumb: Former Navy Fighter Pilot & P.O.W.

May 16th, 2013


Captain Charlie Plumb graduated from the Naval Academy at Annapolis and went on to fly the F-4 Phantom jet on 74 successful combat missions over …

52 – Wayne Allen Root: Capitalist Evangelist, Former Presidential Candidate, Entrepreneur, Author

May 15th, 2013


Wayne Allyn Root is a former Presidential candidate, the 2008 Libertarian Vice Presidential nominee, a Tea Party favorite speaker, and a political …

51 – Howard Putnam: Former CEO of Southwest Airlines & Braniff International

May 14th, 2013


Howard Putnam was raised on an Iowa farm and learned to fly out of a pasture in his Father’s J-3 Piper Cub. He entered the airline business as a baggage handler at Midway Airport in Chicago for Capital Airlines at age …

50 – Doug Conant: Former President & CEO of Campbell Soup Company

May 11th, 2013


Practitioner Doug Conant delivers a critical and transformative message for today’s times: Anyone, anywhere, can expand their influence and improve …

49 – Dana Perino: Co-Host of “The Five”, Former Press Secretary for President George W. Bush

May 6th, 2013


Dana Perino has achieved a distinguished career in politics and public service. Perino currently serves as a Fox News contributor and co-host of The …

48 – Jim Thompson: Founder & CEO of Positive Coaching Alliance

May 6th, 2013


Jim Thompson is founder and Chief Executive Officer of Positive Coaching Alliance, a non-profit formed at Stanford University with the mission to …

47 – Orrin Woodward: Founder of LIFE Business, Author of “Leadershift”, Expert on 5 Laws of Decline

May 3rd, 2013


Orrin Woodward is an internationally celebrated New York Times bestselling author and a recognized leader in team leadership, success coaching, and executive management training. As such, he is a much sought after …

46 – Brian Kibby: President McGraw-Hill Higher Education

May 2nd, 2013


Brian Kibby is the President of McGraw-Hill Higher Education & is passionate about Leadership, Education, & Innovation. I’ll let Brian’s own words tell you’ll understand why I chose to interview him: “The most …

45 – Jay Papasan: Vice President KellerINK, Co-Author of “The One Thing”

May 1st, 2013


What do you get when you cross a lifelong dedication to writing and editing with a sudden passion for real estate? Jay Papasan, who after a …

44 – Dr. John Hull (UPDATE): CEO of EQUIP Leadership

April 29th, 2013


Dr. John Hull revisits the Dose of Leadership Podcast with an update on the EQUIP World Relay.  John was just outside Laredo, TX during this …

42 – Dan Miller: President of 48 Days LLC

April 25th, 2013


Dan Miller, President of 48 Days LLC, specializes in creative thinking for increased personal and business success. He believes that meaningful work …

41 – Mark Sanborn: President of Sanborn Associates, Bestselling Author, Professional Speaker

April 20th, 2013


Mark Sanborn, CSP, CPAE, is president of Sanborn & Associates, Inc., an idea studio dedicated to developing leaders in business and in life. Mark is an international bestselling author and noted authority on …

40 – Marshall Goldsmith: Author, Coach, & Top Leadership Thinker

April 19th, 2013


Dr. Marshall Goldsmith was recently recognized as the #1 leadership thinker in the world at the bi-annual Thinkers50 ceremony sponsored by the …

39 – Fahim Fazli: Actor, Author, Warrior, & Patriot (with Michael Moffett)

April 17th, 2013


Fahim Fazli is a man of two worlds: Afghanistan, the country of his birth, and America, the nation he adopted and learned to love. He’s also a man who escaped oppression, found his dream profession, and then paid it all …

38 – Dr. Steven Snyder: Author of “Leadership & the Art of Struggle”

April 14th, 2013


Steven Snyder, Ph.D., founder of Twin Cities-based Snyder Leadership Group, established his organizational consulting firm to provide a resource for …

37 – Margie Warrell: Best Selling Author, Speaker, Forbes Columnist

April 12th, 2013


Margie has stepped out of her comfort zone many times since her childhood growing up one of seven children on a farm in rural Australia. Along the way she’s learnt a lot of about courage, resilience and perseverance. …

36 – Richie Norton: Author of “The Power of Starting Something Stupid”

April 11th, 2013


Richie Norton was named one of Hawaii’s Top Forty Under 40 “best and brightest young businesspersons” by Pacific Business News at age 29. He is a ChangeAid award winner for outstanding accomplishment in international …

35 – Mike Myatt: America’s Top CEO Coach

April 10th, 2013


Mike Myatt, is a leadership advisor to Global 1000 CEOs and their Boards of Directors. Widely regarded as America’s Top CEO Coach, he is the author of”Leadership Matters…The CEO Survival Manual” a Forbes leadership …

34 – Jeff Power: Founder & CEO of Pangeo Coffee

April 9th, 2013


Jeff Power is the Founder & CEO of Pangeo Coffee.  A shining example of corporate social responsibility,Pangeo Coffee uses proceeds from its online coffee sales to fund development work in and around coffee-growing …

33 – Pete Hegseth: CEO of Concerned Veterans for America

March 31st, 2013


Pete Hegseth serves as Chief Executive Officer for Concerned Veterans for America, overseeing all areas of the organization and driving the overall messaging and strategic direction. Prior to joining CVA, Hegseth was …

32 – Penelope Trunk: Brazen Careerist Founder

March 28th, 2013


Penelope Trunk is the co-founder of Brazen Careerist, a career management tool for next-generation professionals. Penelope also has an outstanding …

31 – Dr. Julia Dye: Author, Vice President & CFO of Warriors, Inc.

March 25th, 2013


Julia Dye, Ph.D works as the Vice President and CFO of Warriors, Inc., the entertainment business’s premiere military advising company, and is …

30 – Dr. John Hull: President & CEO of EQUIP Leadership

March 24th, 2013


John Hull accepted John C. Maxwell’s invitation to become EQUIP Leadership’s President and CEO in July, 2000. Maxwell launched EQUIP in 1997 as a …

29 – LtGen Russel Honore’: Retired Army General; Commander of Joint Task Force Katrina

March 22nd, 2013


Lt. Gen. Russel Honoré (U.S. Army, Retired) is the 3-star general who burst upon the national scene in 2005 when New Orleans was in dire straits …

28 – Kat Cole: President of Cinnabon, Inc

March 21st, 2013


Kat Cole has been the President of Cinnabon, Inc. since January 2011 and also its Chief Operating Officer since October 2010. Ms. Cole served as Vice …

27 – Jenni Catron: Executive Director of Cross Point Church, Author of “Just Lead!”

March 17th, 2013


Jenni Catron serves as the Executive Director of Cross Point Church in Nashville, TN, a 10-year old multi-site church. She leads the staff of Cross …

26 – Dale Dye: Author, Actor, Founder of Warriors, Inc.

March 15th, 2013


Dale Dye was born in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. He graduated as a cadet officer from Missouri Military Academy but there was no money for college so …

25 – Jim Palmer: Writer, Artist, Coach, & Religion-Free Jesus Follower

March 15th, 2013


Jim has his Masters of Divinity degree in a box beneath his bed. In his former life he was a successful Senior Pastor. That was before he walked out …

24 – Robert D. Smith: Author of 20,000 Days & Counting

March 13th, 2013


For more than three decades Robert D. Smith (TheRobertD) has managed and overseen the career of Andy Andrews, a three-time New York …

23 – Jim Goodrich: WWII Iwo Jima Marine Veteran

March 9th, 2013


I want to tell you about my friend Jim Goodrich.  Jim, who is 86, lives in Enid, OK.  I met him in 1999 while I was stationed at Vance AFB. Jim is an Iwo Jima Marine.  He never knew his mother – she died when he was …

22 – Russell Bishop: Fortune 500 Consultant; Author of Workarounds That Work

March 8th, 2013


Having started five successful companies and consulted to leadership teams around the world, Russell Bishop has become a recognized expert in …

21 – Jaime Tardy: Entrepreneur, Business Coach, & Founder of Eventual Millionaire

March 5th, 2013


At 22 years of age Jaime Tardy was earning six-figures in a job she absolutely hated.  After finding herself $70,000 in debt and hating her job, she …

20 – Judith Humphrey: Founder of The Humphrey Group; Author of “Speaking as a Leader”

March 4th, 2013


Judith Humphrey is founder and president of The Humphrey Group. In 1988 she launched The Humphrey Group as the first Canadian firm to focus on teaching top executives to be effective speakers. The firm has grown and the …

19 – Ron Edmondson: Church Leader & Planter; Pastor of Immanuel Baptist Church

March 3rd, 2013


As pastor at Immanuel Baptist Church, a church leader and the planter of two churches, Ron is passionate about planting churches, but also helping established churches thrive. Ron thrives on assisting pastors and those …

18 – Adam Makos: Best Selling Author of “A Higher Call”

March 2nd, 2013


Adam Makos is a journalist, historian, and author of the New York Times and USA Today bestseller, A Higher Call. In his fifteen years of work in the military field, Makos has interviewed countless veterans from WWII, …

17 – Judy Carter: Professional & Humorous Motivational/Keynote Speaker

February 24th, 2013


Judy Carter is an author, speaking coach, and humorist. Her message of using comedy techniques to decrease cubicle stress makes Carter an in-demand speaker for Fortune 500 companies where her keynotes entertain and …

16 – David Casullo: President of Bates Communications; Author of Leading the High-Energy Culture

February 21st, 2013


David Casullo’s passion is developing leaders who have the courage and capability to change the world.  He is President of Bates Communications and …

15 – Paul Callan: Creator & Founder of The Callan Course

February 20th, 2013


Paul is a retired US Marine Corps Colonel with nearly 30 years of experience as Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Executive VP, and …

14 – Rabbi Simon Jacobson: Educator, Scholar, Author of “Toward a Meaningful Life”

February 19th, 2013


Rabbi Simon Jacobson is the author of the best-selling book Toward a Meaningful Life, a William Morrow publication that has sold over 300,000 copies …

13 – Jennifer Kahnweiler: Introverted Leader Expert

February 16th, 2013


Jennifer B. Kahnweiler, Ph.D. is an International Speaker, Executive Coach and Author who specializes in developing and coaching introverted leaders. Her book, The Introverted Leader: Building on Your Quiet …

12 – Coach Bill Snyder: Head Football Coach for Kansas State University

February 12th, 2013


Precise. Intense. Tireless. Accomplished. Dedicated. Caring. Professional. Kansas State head football coach Bill Snyder is all of these and much …

11 – David Marquet: Former Nuclear Submarine Commander, Author, Speaker

February 5th, 2013


A top graduate from the U.S. Naval Academy, David Marquet led a distinguished career in the U.S. submarine force. He commanded the nuclear-powered fast-attack submarine USS Santa Fe, stationed in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. …

10 – Nick Sarillo: Founder & CEO of Nick’s Pizza & Pub

February 5th, 2013


Nick Sarillo is the founder, CEO and “primary keeper” of the Purpose and Operational Vales of Nick’s Pizza & Pub – the sixth busiest independent pizza company in per-store sales in the United States. Founded with …

08 – Andrew Warner: Founder of

January 29th, 2013


In his early 20s Andrew Warner used credit cards and ingenuity to create a $30+ mil / year (in sales) internet business with his younger brother. He created Mixergy to help ambitious people who love business as much as …

07 – Jim Kouzes: Best Selling Author & Educator

January 24th, 2013


Jim Kouzes is a bestselling author, an award-winning speaker and, according to the Wall Street Journal, one of the twelve best executive educators in the United States. Jim Kouzes has been thinking about leadership ever …

06 – David Allen: Consultant & Author of Getting Things Done

January 24th, 2013


David Allen is an author, consultant, international lecturer, founder and chairman of the David Allen Company. He is widely recognized as the world’s …

05 – Gene Kranz: Former NASA Flight Director for Apollo 11 & Apollo 13

January 23rd, 2013


Eugene “Gene” Kranz is a trailblazer, an engineer, a best-selling author and an inspiration. The Toledo native and 1951 graduate of Central Catholic …

04 – Major General Perry Smith

January 22nd, 2013


Major General Perry M. Smith is an internationally known speaker, TV commentator, and bestselling author. Hundreds of millions of television viewers …

01 – Welcome to the Dose of Leadership Podcast!

January 21st, 2013


Hey everyone, my name is Richard Rierson and I want to welcome you to the first episode of The Dose of Leadership Podcast.  Every Tuesday and Thursday I will bring you an interview with today’s most relevant and …

03 – George Bradt of PrimeGenesis

January 20th, 2013


George Bradt is the founder and Managing Director of executive onboarding group PrimeGenesis. He has provided consulting assistance to Elizabeth …

02 – John Lee Dumas of EntrepreneurOnFire

January 20th, 2013


John Lee Dumas is the Founder and Host of EntrepreneurOnFire, a daily podcast that interviews todays most inspiring and successful Entrepreneurs. …

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