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Deep Leadership

121 EpisodesProduced by Jon S. RennieWebsite

“Leadership is a People Business.” That's the philosophy of this leadership podcast from Jon Rennie. It's real-world, actionable advice from Jon as well as his expert guests. As a former Cold War Submarine Officer who spent 22 years leading businesses in Corporate America before starting his own man… read more

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#0121 – Leadership in the Wild with Kim Troy

May 21st, 2022


Today my guest is Kim Troy. Kim is the Founder & CEO of Civilis Consulting which advises leaders in fast-growth businesses. A lot of what she …

#0120 – Leading with Stories with Paul Glover

May 18th, 2022


Today I’m joined by Paul Glover. Paul is an Executive Performance Coach, Speaker, and Author. He spent 20 years as a Federal Court Trial Lawyer …

#0119 – Growing an International Business with Cesar Hasselmann

May 14th, 2022


Today I’m joined by Cesar Hasselmann. Cesar is CEO of AMH Consultancy. He is an author, mentor, coach, and business consultant. He has spent more …

#0118 – Building Trust with Darryl Stickel

May 11th, 2022


Today I’m joined by Darryl Stickel. Darryl has devoted his career to understanding trust, what it is, how it functions, and how to increase it. He …

#0117 – Finding Clarity & Getting Results with Michael King

May 8th, 2022


Today I’m joined by Michael King. Michael is the founder and CEO of TEAMS.COACH and is a highly sought-after Executive and Business Leadership Coach. He helps business leaders clarify and execute at high levels through …

#0116 – Low-Ego, High-Drive Leadership with Dr. Amer Kaissi

May 4th, 2022


Today I’m joined by Dr. Amer Kaissi. Amer is an award-winning Professor of Healthcare Administration at Trinity University. He is also an author, a professional speaker, and a certified executive coach. In his most …

#0115 – Performance Acceleration with Wylie McGraw

May 2nd, 2022


Today I’m joined by Wylie McGraw. Wylie is a former star baseball pitcher, competitive bull rider, and 3-tour combat veteran. He’s the founder of

#0114 – The Supporting Spouse with Samantha Brown

April 25th, 2022


Today I’m joined by Samantha Brown. Sam is an author, educator, editor, and military spouse – specifically a submarine spouse. She is the author of a brand-new book called Sub Wife: A Memoir From The Homefront. I wanted …

#0113 – Treading the Deep with Bradley Jones

April 16th, 2022


Today I’m joined by retired Command Sergeant Major Bradley Jones. Bradley spent more than 30 years in the Army serving all over the world including a tour in Afghanistan. He is the author of a new book, Treading the Deep

#0112 – Leading with Grit with Jerry Adams

April 10th, 2022


Today I’m joined by Jerry Adams. Jerry is a veteran leader in the steel industry. He’s the guy who steel mills call when they need to improve operational performance. What I love about Jerry is that he doesn’t just …

#0111 – Leading in the Great Resignation with Bill Berman

April 2nd, 2022


Today I’m joined by Dr. Bill Berman. Bill is a licensed, board-certified psychologist and CEO of Berman Leadership Development. He’s also the …

#0110 – Responsible Leadership with Earl Breon

March 26th, 2022


Today I’m joined by Earl Breon. Earl is the CEO & Founder of The Leadership Phalanx, a leadership development company. He is also the host of the …

#0109 – Growing your Business with Bill Ringle

March 20th, 2022


Today I’m joined by Bill Ringle. Bill is CEO of LearnWell and author of the upcoming book called “Grow Business Now.” He is a nationally-known business growth strategy expert, CEO coach, speaker, author, and angel …

#0108 – Pitch Like Hollywood with Peter Desberg and Jeffrey Davis

March 12th, 2022


Today I’m joined by Peter Desberg and Jeffrey Davis. Peter and Jeffrey are Hollywood insiders. Peter is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing …

#0107 – Promotions are so Yesterday with Julie Winkle Giulioni

March 5th, 2022


Today I’m joined by Julie Winkle Giulioni. Julie is an Inc. Magazine as a Top 100 Leadership Speaker and a champion for workplace growth and …

#0106 – Leading People with Dr. Christopher J. Jochum

February 26th, 2022


Today I’m joined by Dr. Christopher J. Jochum. Chris serves as the chair of the Teacher Education Department at Fort Hays State University where he leads a large teacher preparation program with over 1,000 students. As …

#0105 – Influential Words with Rob Ashton

February 20th, 2022


Today I’m joined by Rob Ashton. Rob is a writer, entrepreneur, and former scientist who’s been researching the science behind the process of reading and writing for more than six years. His research runs the gamut of …

#0104 - Leading Hybrid Meetings with Karin Reed

February 12th, 2022


Today I’m joined by Karin Reed. If you’ve heard the name before, it’s because she is a returning guest to the show. She was on Episode 64 last April and we had an amazing discussion. Karin is an Emmy-award-winning …

#0103 – Called to Serve with Marjorie K. Eastman

February 5th, 2022


Today I’m joined by Marjorie K. Eastman. Marjorie is a United States Army veteran who served combat tours in both Iraq and Afghanistan. She is an author, speaker, and entrepreneur. She is the author of the award-winning …

#0102 – Simple Truths of Leadership with Ken Blanchard & Randy Conley

January 29th, 2022


Today I’m joined by Ken Blanchard & Randy Conley. Ken is a legend in the leadership space. He is the co-author of more than sixty-five books, including the iconic The One Minute Manager, with combined sales of over …

#0101 – Lead like a Submarine Captain with Ryan Ramsey

January 23rd, 2022


Today I’m joined by Ryan Ramsey. Ryan is the former Captain of the Royal Navy submarine HMS TURBULENT. He was also the Commanding Officer of the …

#0100 – Leadership for Everyday Life with John VanDusen

January 16th, 2022


Today I’m joined by John VanDusen. John is a Teacher, a Football Coach, and a Soldier. He served for 20 years in the Michigan Army National Guard …

#0099 – The Soul of a Company with Ralf Specht

January 8th, 2022


Today I’m joined by Ralf Specht. Ralf is co-the founder Spark44, a global marketing communications company that he grew under his leadership to $100 + million in revenue and 1,200 employees. He and his fellow …

#0098 – A Lifetime of Leadership with Michael C. MacDonald

January 1st, 2022


Today I’m joined by Michael C. MacDonald. Michael is former CEO and Chairman of the Board of Medifast, Inc., a nutrition and weight loss company based in Baltimore, Maryland. Prior to that, he served in senior …

#0097 – High Adventure Leadership with James Elliott

December 19th, 2021


Today I’m joined by James Elliott. James is a certified leadership coach and trainer, aerospace safety and quality professional, aviator, and founder of High Adventure Leadership. He is a student of leadership and has …

#0096 – Lead Well with Ken Falke

December 12th, 2021


Today I’m joined by Ken Falke. Ken spent 21 years in the US Navy as a bomb disposal specialist. After retiring from the Navy, Ken became an entrepreneur. He founded and exited two businesses then later created two …

#0095 – Applying Military Leadership Lessons

November 27th, 2021


As an author and speaker, I get opportunities to be a guest on many podcasts and I really enjoy talking about leadership and leadership issues. Recently on the Armed Forces Brewing Company’s podcast and I thought it was …

#0094 – Lead the Right Way with Paul Gunn Jr

November 20th, 2021


Today I’m joined by Paul Gunn Jr. Paul is the Founder and CEO of KUOG Corporation. He is also the author of a new book called Succeed the Right Way: …

#0093 – Acting Techniques for Better Leadership Communications with Billie Shepard

November 13th, 2021


Today I’m joined by Billie Shepard. Billie is the founder of Billie Shepard & Associates, a company that helps leaders and entrepreneurs better communicate. She is an acting teacher turned speaking coach. She has …

#0092 – A Special Veteran's Day Episode with Lt. Col Scott Mann

November 6th, 2021


This is a very special show. As you know, November 11th is Veteran’s Day. This is the day where we honor the military veterans who served in our Armed Forces. This Veteran’s Day is different. This is the first Veteran’s …

#0091 – Changing Altitude with Greg Hiebert and Dennis O'Neil

October 30th, 2021


Today my guests are Greg Hiebert and Dennis O'Neil. Greg and Dennis are both former Army officers and Co-founders of LeadershipForward, a leadership and executive coaching company. They are co-authors of a new book …

#0090 – Think Like a Corporate Athlete with Punit Dhillon

October 24th, 2021


Today my guest is Punit Dhillon. Punit is a leader and entrepreneur. He is the founder and CEO of Skye Bioscience. He’s also a Triathlete who has written a new book where he takes the ideas he’s learned from competitive …

#0089 – Veterans in the Wild with Adam Best

October 17th, 2021


Today my guest today is Adam Best. Adam is a former Naval Officer and the host of the popular Veterans in the Wild podcast. He has a deep passion for …

#0088 – Lead by Letting Go with Jacob Kashiwagi

October 9th, 2021


Today I’m joined by Dr. Jacob Kashiwagi. Jacob is the Managing Director at Kashiwagi Solution Model Inc., and the Chairman of the Board at Leadership …

#0087 – Avoiding the Leadership Fall with Brian Kreeger

October 3rd, 2021


Today my guest is Brian Kreeger. Brian is author, speaker, and nonprofit entrepreneur. He’s been on top of the world and he has fallen to the bottom as well. In his new book, The Courageous Ask: A Proactive Approach to …

#0086 – Build a Culture that doesn't Suck with Chris Edmonds and Mark Babbitt

September 25th, 2021


Today I’m joined by Chris Edmonds and Mark Babbitt. They are co-authors of a new book called: Good Comes First: How Today’s Leaders Create an …

#0085 – Courageous Leadership with Lisa Marie Platske

September 19th, 2021


Today my guest is Lisa Marie Platske. Lisa Marie is an international best-selling author, speaker, and leadership coach. She started her career in law enforcement with the Department of Homeland Security where she …

#0084 – Disrupting an Industry with Steven Cardinale

September 12th, 2021


Today I’m joined by Steven Cardinale. Steven is a software entrepreneur and executive. He has more than 20 years of business and technology …

#0083 – Finding your Edge with Dr. Mike Simpson

September 4th, 2021


Today I’m joined by Dr. Mike Simpson. Mike served over 30 years in the military as an Airborne Ranger, a Green Beret, and a doctor of emergency medicine assigned to the Joint Special Operations Command. Mike was still …

#0082 – Building a Remote Local Business with Neel Parekh

August 28th, 2021


Today I’m joined by Neel Parekh. Neel is the Founder & CEO of MaidThis, a local cleaning company in California which helps homeowners and short-term rental hosts with their cleaning needs. What’s interesting is that …

#0081 – Building a Brewery with Alan Beal

August 21st, 2021


Today I’m joined by Alan Beal. Alan is the Chief Executive Officer at ARMED FORCES BREWING COMPANY. ARMED FORCES BREWING is essentially the Joint Base Command center for 3 beer brands that tribute the military service …

#0080 – The Power of Vulnerability with Andrew Ryder

August 14th, 2021


Today my guest is Andrew Ryder. Andrew is executive coach who helps entrepreneurs become more authentic and vulnerable. This is an interesting topic …

#0079 – When Stressing Out Employees is a Good Thing

August 8th, 2021


The title of this podcast might be confusing. If you’ve followed this podcast for a while, you know I talk a lot about treating employees with …

#0078 – Eliminating the Us and Them

July 31st, 2021


Today, we’re going to talk about breaking down walls between groups of employees. If you’ve worked in any large company you know there is typically an “us and them” attitude between groups of employees. Whether it’s …

#0077 – Excellence Attracts Excellence

July 26th, 2021


Today we are going to talking about excellence. What is it? Well, you know it when you see it. Like a quarterback posting a picture of himself on social media wearing the 7 super bowl rings he has earned throughout in …

#0076 – The Gift of a Challenge

July 4th, 2021


Today we are going to talking about a leadership gift. No, it’s not a cheap trinket with your company logo on it. It’s a gift that leaders can give their people to help them become a better version of themselves. It’s …

#0075 – Magnetic Stories with Gabrielle Dolan

June 26th, 2021


Today I’m joined by Gabrielle Dolan. Gabrielle is a highly sought-after keynote speaker, educator, and bestselling author. She is a storytelling …

#0074 – The Importance of Being Wrong with Colin Hunter

June 19th, 2021


Today I’m joined by Colin Hunter. Colin is the CEO of PotentialSquared, an international firm that specializes in creating playgrounds to disrupt the …

#0073 – Influence and Impact with Dr. Bill Berman

June 12th, 2021


Today my guest is Dr. Bill Berman. Bill is licensed, board-certified psychologist and CEO of Berman Leadership Development. He’s also the co-author …

#0072 – The Self-evolved Leader with Dave McKeown

June 5th, 2021


Today my guest is Dave McKeown. Dave is a bestselling author of a new book, The Self-evolved Leader. He's also the founder of Outfield Leadership. He …

#0071 - Lead with your Big Brain with Kevin McCarney

May 29th, 2021


Today I’m joined by Kevin McCarney. Kevin is the founder of a popular group of restaurants in California called Poquito Mas which he has led since …

#0070 – Rare Breed Leadership with Sunny Bonnell

May 23rd, 2021


Today my guest is Sunny Bonnell. Sunny is the co-author of a book called Rare Breed: A Guide to Success for the Defiant, Dangerous, and Different which has been called "a brazen rant" by Seth Godin. This is an …

#0069 – The Leadership of Teachers & Coaches with Mitchell Boling

May 16th, 2021


Today I’m joined by Mitchell Boling. Mitch is a retired Air Force Senior Master Sergeant who spent 25 years leading the men and women who maintain …

#0068 – Lead like You’re All in the Same Boat with Jon Rennie

May 9th, 2021


A few weeks ago, I was on the Coach Bru podcast talking about my new book. I loved the interview so much, I thought I would share it with all my …

#0067 – Help Yourself First with Jared Graybeal

May 2nd, 2021


Today I’m joined by Jared Graybeal. Jared is a NASM-certified personal trainer, fitness nutrition specialist, behavioral change specialist, CrossFit Level 2 trainer, and corrective exercise specialist. He’s also the …

#0066 – How Ordinary People Accomplish the Extraordinary with David Wheatley

April 25th, 2021


Today I’m joined by David Wheatley. David is a leadership coach, facilitator, trainer and principle of Humanergy, a boutique leadership development company. He is co-author of the new book What Great Teams Do Great: How …

#0065 – Leadership in a Changing World with Dr. Jeffrey Hull

April 17th, 2021


Today I’m joined by Dr. Jeffrey Hull. Jeffrey is Director of Education & Business Development at the Institute of Coaching, McLean Hospital, a …

#0064 – Suddenly Virtual with Karin Reed

April 11th, 2021


Today my guest is Karin Reed. Karin is an Emmy-award winning on-camera communications expert. She is the CEO of Speaker Dynamics where she helps business professionals learn how to be effective on-camera communicators - …

#0063 – Embracing Life Lessons with Marney Andes

April 4th, 2021


Today my guest is Marney Andes. Marney is an author, consultant, educator, and entrepreneur. She was a college basketball player and former Mrs. …

#0062 – Creating an Internal Board of Directors with Dr. Holly Sullenger

March 27th, 2021


Today I’m joined by Dr. Holly Sullenger. Holly is an award winning speaker, corporate trainer, and leadership consultant here in the Raleigh, NC …

#0061 – Getting to the C-Suite with Jawad Ahsan

March 21st, 2021


Today I’m joined by Jawad Ahsan. Jawad is the CFO of Axon, the global leader of connected public safety technologies like tasers and body cameras. He …

#0060 - All in the Same Boat Preview

March 14th, 2021


This is the week my new book comes out. It’s called All in the Same Boat - Lead Your Organization Like a Nuclear Submariner and pre-orders open on March 15th. It will only be available on my website or

#0059 – Transforming Today's Leaders with Lou Everett and Sherri McManus

March 6th, 2021


Today my guests are Lou Everett and Sherri McManus. They are the founders of the Lou Everett Group based right here in Raleigh, NC. Their expertise is leadership and leadership training. They are on the same mission I …

#0058 – The Smartest Person in the Room with Christian Espinosa

February 28th, 2021


Today I’m joined by Christian Espinosa. Christian is Founder and CEO of Alpine Security. He is an Air Force veteran turned entrepreneur, bestselling author, and high-performance coach. His latest book, The Smartest …

#0057 – Unlocking your Creative Mind with Peter Himmelman

February 14th, 2021


Today I’m joined by Peter Himmelman. Peter is the founder & CEO of Big Muse, an organization that helps companies translate their vision into reality by allowing them to create more fearlessly. He is a Grammy & …

#0056 – Using Hardships to Propel You Forward with Marie Cosgrove

February 7th, 2021


Today I’m joined by Marie Cosgrove. Twelve years ago, she was a single mother of four children when she was fired from her company because she “made …

#0055 - The Relentless Leadership of Organized Crime with Jerold Zimmerman & Daniel Forrester

January 31st, 2021


The best ideas come from outside your industry. Well, today’s episode is a perfect example of that. My guests are Jerold (Jerry) Zimmerman & …

#0054 – Building a Fraternity of Excellence with Zachary Small

January 24th, 2021


Today I’m talking with Zachary Small. He is a Navy veteran turned entrepreneur and like my last guest, Jason Helmes, he has built a powerful online …

#0053 – Building a Thriving Online Community with Jason Helmes

January 18th, 2021


Today, we have a very special guest, Jason Helmes. He is a Fitness Coach, but more importantly, he is my fitness coach. Like many of us, Jason lost …

#0052 – Introducing the X-Factor Podcast

January 14th, 2021


A coach & a Navy officer walk into a bar... Just kidding, they used to be a coach and an officer, now they're entrepreneurs and they walk into a podcast studio, not a bar. But they do pour a glass of bourbon, sit …

#0051 – Leading from the Battlefield to the White House with Bo Brabo

January 2nd, 2021


Have you ever thought about what it would be like to lead in a high-stress environment like combat or say working for the President at the White …

#0050 – Leadership is a People Business with Jennifer Thornton

December 26th, 2020


You’ve heard me say that leadership is a people business. That applies to every aspect of your organization. This includes hiring, onboarding, talent development, performance feedback, and succession planning. Many …

#0049 - Finding Happiness at Work with Becky Morrison

December 19th, 2020


2020 has been a rough year. It’s been especially tough for business leaders. Have you found yourself thinking that next year will be better? Have you put off being happy for when things finally settle down? If that’s …

#0048 – The Fearless Leader with Jacqueline Wales

December 13th, 2020


You’ve heard me say that the purpose of this podcast is to build a world with better bosses. What if I told you that one of the biggest problems with …

#0047 - Deckplate Leadership with Brian Browne

December 2nd, 2020


You’ve heard me say this before. If you want to be a great leader, you need to get out of your bubble and go to where your people are. My guest today knows this very well. Brian Browne is a submarine qualified Chief …

#0046 - Detox, Declutter, Dominate with Perry Marshall

November 21st, 2020


If you’re a leader, you’re probably very busy. What if I told you that you are likely working on the wrong things? The Pareto principle tells us that …

#0045 - Making an Impact with Eric Godwin

November 14th, 2020


Are you ready to step away from all the negativity in the world right now? As I record this, not only are we are still in a global pandemic, but we don’t know who the president is two weeks after a highly contested …

#0044 - Getting your Financial House in Order with Michael Murphy

November 7th, 2020


Let me ask you a question. Do you have your financial house in order? If you had an unexpected expense, how would it affect you? 78% of people are …

#0043 - Leading a Startup with Jonathan Littman and Susanna Camp

November 1st, 2020


Have you ever thought of starting your own company but weren’t sure whether you could do it? Most people think you need to have innovative ideas like …

#0042 - Beyond Stadium Status with John Brubaker

October 10th, 2020


Have you ever heard of the term, “Stadium Status?” It signifies that someone has reached such a large audience of followers that their fans can fill …

#0041 - Escaping the Matrix with Jerome Myers

October 3rd, 2020


In the movie, the Matrix, the main character Neo is offered a choice between a red pill and a blue pill. The red pill represents reality, truth, and an uncertain future. The blue pill represents ignorance and living in …

#0040 – Motivating Millennials with Gabriel Klingman

September 26th, 2020


Today I’m joined by Gabriel Klingman. Gabriel is a Speaker, Author, Consultant, and podcast host. He has over a decade of experience building and …

#0039 – The Power to Make a Difference with Heather Eason

September 19th, 2020


One of the most important things that leaders do is impact the people around them. The best leaders work hard to make sure that impact is positive. My guest today is someone I have known for over 10 years. She is the …

#0038 – Developing an Elite Mindset with Dr. Larry Widman

September 12th, 2020


If you’re anything like me you love to see an elite performance. Whether it’s an Olympian like Michael Phelps or sports figures like Michael Jordan or Tom Brady, we’re fascinated at people who can perform at the highest …

#0037 – Leading through the Suck with Dean Bundschu

September 5th, 2020


Have you ever considered that military veterans might be the best people to start a business? First of all, they know how to build and lead a team. They are not afraid to get their hands dirty. And they can handle the …

#0036 – Where No Leadership Podcast has Gone Before with Jeff Akin

August 29th, 2020


Today, my guest is Jeff Akin. Jeff is a former submariner who has more than 20 years of leadership experience in both the public and private sectors. He’s also a motivational speaker, voice-over artist, and podcast …

#0035 – Startup Leadership with D'Shawn Russell

August 22nd, 2020


Have you ever considered what it takes to be a leader in a business start-up? It’s not easy and it takes a special person and a special set of skills. My guest today has those skills. D'Shawn Russell gave up her career …

#0034 – Commanding Leadership with Max Hourigan

August 15th, 2020


Imagine if you and your team were called upon to go to the front lines of a global pandemic. How would you lead your team and yourself in the face of …

#0033 – Leadership Substance not Style with Steven Mays

August 8th, 2020


Have you ever considered that some of the best leaders in history had vastly different personalities and leadership styles? Think of General George Patton and Gandhi for example. Both are considered highly influential …

#0032 – Blue Collar Leadership with Mack Story

August 1st, 2020


If you love the sights, sounds, and smells of manufacturing like me, you are in for a treat. Today I’m joined by Mack Story. Mack served in the Marines and spent most of his career working and leading in manufacturing …

#0031 – Leadership Mental Health with Evan Whitehead

July 25th, 2020


Today we’re going to talk about an often-ignored subject of leadership - mental health. My guest today is Evan Whitehead. Evan has spent most of his career in education as a teacher, a coach, and in a variety of …

#0030 – Driven to Succeed with Fred Stuvek

July 19th, 2020


In this episode, we’re talking about success. My guest today is Fred Stuvek. Fred played quarterback for the Naval Academy, served as a Naval Officer,  Led global businesses including start-ups, and now he is an author. …

#0029 - Leadership Decision Making with Matthew Confer

July 11th, 2020


Today I’m joined by Matthew Confer.  Matthew is the head of Strategy & Business Development for Abilitie. Abilitie is a leadership development …

#0028 – Leadership Made Simple with Neal Woodson

July 4th, 2020


Today I’m joined by Neal Woodson. Neal has more than 30 years of leadership experience across a wide range of environments, including restaurants, …

#0027 – Leading after a Disaster with Jason Wenschlag

June 27th, 2020


What would you do - as a leader - if you were traveling on business and found out there was a major explosion at your workplace and two employees …

#0026 – Diversity and Inclusion the Submarine Way with Deb Fortin and John Vincent

June 21st, 2020


Today I’m joined by Deb Fortin and John Vincent. Deb and John are the co-founders of Submarine Way – A corporate training and consulting company. …

#0025 - Life after COVID with John O'Connor

June 13th, 2020


Today I’m joined by John O'Connor. John is a former US Army Officer and President of Career Pro Inc. For the past 30 years, he has been coaching executives and helping people in their career transitions. I met John when …

#0024 - Failure is Not the Problem with Colonel George Milton

June 6th, 2020


Today I’m joined by George Milton. George is a highly decorated retired U.S. Army Colonel with more than 30 years of leadership experience. He is …

#0023 – Submarine Leadership Lessons with Will Bachman

May 30th, 2020


Today I’m joined by Will Bachman. Will is an independent management consultant and the Co-Founder of Umbrex, an organization that connects top-tier …

#0022 – The 3 C’s of Leadership with Ronald Donnell

May 23rd, 2020


Today I’m joined by Ronald Donnell. Ron is currently in the Air Force officer where he has spent the past 17 years. 14 of those years, he was enlisted and 3 years ago he was promoted into the officer ranks. He is also a …

#0021 – The Power of Relationships with Larry Williamson

May 17th, 2020


Today I’m joined by Larry Williamson. Larry is the founder of Anchored Values Coaching and Consulting where he helps businesses, executives, and …

#0020 - Leadership Reflections with Ed Brzychcy

May 9th, 2020


Today I’m joined by Ed Brzychcy. Ed is a US Army combat veteran and Founder of Blue Cord Management. Ed also hosts the Leadership Update Brief podcast of which I was a guest last year. He recently wrote two books, Daily …

#0019 – Work the Future with Whitney Vosburgh

May 7th, 2020


Today I’m joined by Whitney Vosburgh. Whitney is the Co-Founder and CEO of Brand New Purpose, a company that helps leaders and organizations identify their “True North Strategy.” He’s also the co-author of the #1 Amazon …

#0018 – Coach vs. Leader with Jason Oates

May 2nd, 2020


Today I'm joined by fellow podcaster and coach, Jason Oates. Jason is the host of the popular Whistle and a Clipboard podcast where interviews …

#0017 – Pivoting in a Crisis with Philip Freeman

April 25th, 2020


Today I’m joined by Philip Freeman. Philip is the Founder and CEO of Murphy’s Naturals - a manufacturing company focused on making natural products for outdoor living. He is also a former US Navy Deep Sea Diving …

#0016 – Passionate Leadership with Gretchen Smith

April 18th, 2020


Today I’m joined by Gretchen Smith. Gretchen is the founder of Code of Vets, a military veterans’ charity that is focused on helping veterans in need. She is a passionate leader who has rallied thousands of people …

#0015 – Leading through a Crisis with Jack Riggins

April 10th, 2020


Today I’m joined by Jack Riggins. Jack is a retired Navy Seal Commander and Co-founder of Performance Mountain, an organization that helps people, …

#0014 – Leadership Impact with John Brubaker

April 4th, 2020


Today on the podcast, my guest is John Brubaker. John is a former college lacrosse coach who is now a leadership author, speaker, and executive …

#0013 – Crisis Leadership with Montgomery Granger

April 1st, 2020


Today on the podcast, I'm joined by Montgomery Granger. Monty is a retired Army Major who was called into action to set up the Army medical facilities at Guantanamo Bay right after 9/11. He is the author of “Saving …

#0012 – Groundbreaking Leadership with Stephanie Treece

March 28th, 2020


Today on the podcast, I'm joined by Stephanie Treece. Stephanie was one of the first women to serve as an officer on nuclear submarines. She was the …

#0011 – Ask the Chief with Chuck Whitworth

March 21st, 2020


Today on the podcast, my guest is Chuck Whitworth, also known to many on Twitter as Chief Chuck. Chuck is a retired Navy Chief Petty Officer who served more than 24 years as a P-3 Flight Engineer. In his time in the …

#0010 – Leading from the Middle with Mitchell Boling

March 14th, 2020


This week I'm joined by Mitchell Boling. Mitch is a retired Air Force Senior Master Sergeant who spent 25 years working on fighter jets and leading …

#0009 – Fireproofing your Organization with Pete Havel

March 7th, 2020


This week I'm joined by Pete Havel. Pete spent most of his career in the bare-knuckle work of politics where he worked as a lobbyist, a consultant, …

#0008 – Driving a Nuclear Submarine - Responsibility vs. Authority

February 29th, 2020


This week I talk about the difference between Responsibility and Authority as well as how to balance them properly. You will learn what happens when you get this right and the problems that are created when you screw …

#0007 – The First 100 Days

February 22nd, 2020


This week I talk about the importance of the first 100 days as a new leader. I list 10 things every new leader should do.


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#0006 – The Power of Human Connection

February 15th, 2020


This week I share a simple technique I use every day to better connect with my team, reinforce our mission, and get everyone on the same page.


Learn more about my bestselling leadership book "I Have the Watch: …

#0005 – Having Your Employee’s Back

February 8th, 2020


This week I share a story of a leader who both changed my career and the performance of our business by one simple act.


Learn more about my bestselling leadership book "I Have the Watch: Becoming a Leader Worth …

#0004 – Why Good Employees Go Bad

February 1st, 2020


This week we explore the topic of employee engagement and learn why even our best employees become disengaged.


Learn more about my bestselling …

#0003 – Finding the Right Leadership Balance

January 25th, 2020


This week we explore the topic of leadership balance and look at what happens when we act in the extremes. 


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#0002 – Why do you want to be a leader?

January 18th, 2020


How do our motivations affect our ability to lead? Find out in this week's episode.


Learn more about my bestselling leadership book "I Have the …

#0001 - Gemba, a strange word with an important meaning for all leaders

January 14th, 2020


What can an obscure Japanese word teach us about leadership? Find out in this week's episode.


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  • Queue episodes to create a personal continuous playlist
RadioPublic on iOS and Android
Or by RSS
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Connect with listeners

Podcasters use the RadioPublic listener relationship platform to build lasting connections with fans

Yes, let's begin connecting
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Find new listeners

  • A dedicated website for your podcast
  • Web embed players designed to convert visitors to listeners in the RadioPublic apps for iPhone and Android
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Understand your audience

  • Capture listener activity with affinity scores
  • Measure your promotional campaigns and integrate with Google and Facebook analytics
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Engage your fanbase

  • Deliver timely Calls To Action, including email acquistion for your mailing list
  • Share exactly the right moment in an episode via text, email, and social media
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Make money

  • Tip and transfer funds directly to podcastsers
  • Earn money for qualified plays in the RadioPublic apps with Paid Listens