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Developing the leader within Podcast

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70 Episodes | 2020 - 2021

Episode 69: Leadership and Nascar/Vetrepreneur with Jesse Iwuji.

June 21st, 2021


In this podcast episode, I speak to Jesse Iwuji (Naval Officer, Nascar Driver, and Vetrepreneur). We discuss his sports days at the Naval Academy, Naval Service, and his journey to Nascar. He also shares his take on …

Episode 68: Leadership and Storytelling with Amy Balschka.

June 14th, 2021


In this podcast episode, I speak to Amy Blaschka about Storytelling. She is a Social Media Ghostwriter and Forbes Leadership Contributor and we discuss how your story can be instrumental and your success as a leader. We …

Episode 67: Leadership and Collaboration with Darshan Patel.

June 7th, 2021


In this podcast episode, I speak to Darshan Patel (TCOL: The Circle Of Legends) about leadership and collaboration. We discuss what collaboration …

Episode 66: Leadership and Public Speaking with Ravi Rajani.

May 31st, 2021


In this podcast episode, I speak to Ravi Rajani (Founder of Ravi Rajani Consulting) about leadership and public speaking. We get into the things that …

Episode 65: Leadership and HR Technology with Frank B. Mengert.

May 24th, 2021


In this podcast episode, I speak to Frank "Frankie Baby" Mengert (CEO of EBM) about leadership and HR Technology. We explore his entrepreneurial …

Episode 64: Leadership and Connecting with Greatness with Ahmad Imam.

May 17th, 2021


In this podcast episode, I speak to Ahmad Imam (Host of Success Resources Australia) about leadership and connecting with greatness. We speak about the inner greatness of leaders and also the outer greatness around us …

Episode 63: Leadership and Entrepreneurship with Jimmy Cox.

May 10th, 2021


In this podcast episode, I speak to Jimmy Cox (Founder and CEO of Military Fresh Network and MFN Consulting Group) about leadership and …

Episode 62: Leadership and Sales with Dale Dupree.

May 3rd, 2021


In this podcast episode, I speak to Dale Dupree (Founder & CEO of The Sales Rebellion) about leadership and sales. We go into his background in sales and why he chose to go at it on his own. We also speak about how …

Episode 61: Leadership and AHA with Sunny Nagpal.

April 26th, 2021


In this podcast episode, I speak with Sunny Nagpal (Chief Smile Officer at AHA Education in India). We go over the vision of AHA and how he became the CSO. We discuss the START mantra and what it means, as well as the …

Episode 60: Leadership and Human Performance with Rich Farley.

April 19th, 2021


In this podcast episode, I speak to Rich Farley (Fantail Services) about Human Performance and Human Error. We also discuss his time in the Air Force and how he got into the field of Human Performance. Rich takes us …

Episode 59: Leadership and Networking with Sam P. Lark Jr.

April 12th, 2021


In this podcast episode, I speak to Sam P Lark Jr. Sam is a public Speaker and Networking extraordinaire. I came to know Sam by his post back in the day about how he got his job by using Twitter and social media. I have …

Episode 58: Leadership and Keto with Ben Azadi.

March 29th, 2021


In this podcast episode, I speak with Ben Azadi (Speaker, Author, Podcaster, and Founder of Keto Kamp) about Leadership and Keto. We discuss what Keto is and how it works. We also cover how leaders can be educated and …

Episode 57: Leadership and Pitching with Precious L. Williams.

March 22nd, 2021


In this podcast episode, I speak with Precious Williams (13 time National Pitch Competition Champ, Author, and Speaker) about leadership and pitching. We cover what a pitch is, why leaders need to learn how to pitch, …

Episode 56: Leadership and Psychological Safety.

March 15th, 2021


In this podcast episode, I speak with you, the listener about leadership's role in the psychological safety of all team members. This is not an often …

Episode 55: Leadership and Influence with Chip baker.

March 8th, 2021


In this podcast episode, I speak with Chip Baker (Speaker, Author, and Host of the Success Chronicles) about leadership and influence. We go over his work with youth, sports, and fitness organizations as well as his new …

Episode 54: Leadership and Wealth Management with Ron Malhotra.

March 2nd, 2021


In this podcast episode, I speak with Ron Malhotra (Founder, Managing Director, Wealth Management Specialist, Author, and Speaker). We get into the …

Episode 53: Leadership and Overcoming with JJ Birden.

February 22nd, 2021


In this podcast episode, I speak to JJ Birden (Speaker, Author, and Former NFL player) about leadership and overcoming. He shares a bit of his …

Episode 52: Leadership and Global Policy & Strategy with Dr. Maya Rockeymoore Cummings.

February 15th, 2021


In this podcast episode, I speak with Dr. Maya Rockeymoore Cummings (Founder, President, and CEO of Global Policy Solutions) about leadership and …

Episode 51: Leadership and Faith with Bishop D. Bronner.

February 8th, 2021


In this podcast episode, I speak with Bishop D. Bronner, Senior Pastor and Founder of Word of Faith Family Worship Cathedral in Georgia. We define …

Episode 50: Leadership and Marketing & Side Hustle with Hala Taha.

February 1st, 2021


In this podcast episode, I speak to Hala Taha, CEO of YAP Media and the Host of the Young and Profiting Podcast. We discuss her journey as an entrepreneur and media professional and also discuss the many pitfalls and …

Episode 49: Leadership and Human Performance & Mindfulness with Dr. Jannell MacAulay.

January 25th, 2021


In this podcast episode, I speak with Dr. Jannell MacAulay. She served for 20 years as a U.S. Air Force pilot and Combat Veteran and is an authority …

Episode 48: Leadership and Entrepreneurship with Paul C. Brunson.

January 18th, 2021


In this podcast episode, I speak with Paul C. Brunson and discuss leadership and entrepreneurship. We cover his experience and success in his …

Episode 47: Leadership and Success with Marques Ogden.

January 11th, 2021


In our inaugural episode of 2021, I speak to NFL Football veteran, speaker, author, and coach Marques Ogden about what success means to him, what it is and what it's not, and how you can get there with what you have in …

Episode 46: Leadership and Burnout with Davida Ginter.

December 28th, 2020


Here we are in the final episode of 2020 and I am so pleased to end this year with Davida Ginter, as we talk about the important topic of burnout. She is the CEO of Enkindle Global and the author of "Burning Out won't …

Episode 45: Leadership and Excellence with Waheebah Leonard.

December 21st, 2020


Leadership and excellence, what does that look like? In today's episode, I speak to Waheebah Leonard all the way from South Africa, about what she believes this looks like. We also discuss killers to excellence in a …

Episode 44: Leadership and Humility with Lane Belone.

December 14th, 2020


In today's podcast episode, I speak to Lane Belone, co-author of Unleash Your Humble Alfa. We speak about his military service with the Special Forces, his journey to becoming an entrepreneur, his book, and what it …

Episode 43: Leadership and Well-being with Eduardo Ibacache Rodriguez.

December 7th, 2020


In this podcast episode, I speak with Eduardo Ibacache Rodriguez about well-being. This year has brought about so many different levels of stress, anxiety, loss, and depression but we also have been freed, gained, and …

Episode 42: Leadership and Influence with Lou Everett & Sherri McManus.

November 30th, 2020


In this podcast episode, I speak to Lou Everett and Sheri McManus (The Lou Everett Group) about leadership and influence. We cover the points of what is true leadership, the difference between positional and influential …

Episode 41: Leadership and Personal Branding with Megan Vaughan.

November 23rd, 2020


In this podcast episode, I speak to Megan Vaughan (Prolific Banana) about Personal Branding. We speak about setting the stage, controlling the …

Episode 40: Leadership and Relationships with Mila DeChant.

November 16th, 2020


Leadership and Relationships. In this podcast episode, I speak to Mila DeChant about relationships in the workplace and how we can do better. We also …

Episode 39: Leadership and Legacy with Duane Bushey (MCPON 7).

November 9th, 2020


We conclude our five-part Advisor Series, as I speak to Duane Bushey (Owner of CDA Construction Management Service, the Navy's 7th MCPON, and a TLS …

Episode 38: Leadership and Values with Michael Jackson.

November 2nd, 2020


We continue our five-part Advisor Series, and I speak to Michael Jackson (Command Master Chief (Ret.), USN, and a TLS Advisor). We speak about his …

Episode 37: Leadership and Grit with John Minyard.

October 26th, 2020


We continue our five-part Advisor Series, and I speak to John Minyard (15th Pacific Fleet Master Chief/VP Fantail services, LLC, and a TLS Advisor) …

Episode 36: Leadership and Ethics with Boris Bolanos.

October 19th, 2020


We continue on our five-week Advisor Series, and we speak to Boris Bolanos (Command Sargeant Major (Ret) and a TLS Advisor). We discuss the topic of …

Episode 35: Leadership and Service with James "Jim" L. Herdt (MCPON 9).

October 12th, 2020


In this "Navy Birthday" podcast episode, I speak to Jim Herdt (CEO/CFO of Herdt Consulting, Inc and the Navy's 9th MCPON, and a TLS Advisor). We …

Episode 34: Leadership and Identifying your soulful purpose with Norman Wolfe.

October 5th, 2020


In today's podcast episode, I speak to Norman Wolfe (CEO of Quantum Leaders and Author of The Living Organization). We will discuss the topic of …

Episode 33: Leadership and Entrepreneurship with Michael Connolly.

September 28th, 2020


In today's podcast episode, we speak to Micahel Connolly (Army Veteran, entrepreneur, and CEO of Sonobi) about his service as an Army helicopter …

Episode 32: Leadership and Entrepreneurship with Flossie Hall.

September 21st, 2020


In today's podcast episode, we speak to Flossie Hall (Military Spouse, entrepreneur, and COO of the Association of Military Spouse Entrepreneurs …

Episode 31: Leadership and Crisis with Dr. Amicitia "Cita" Maloon-Gibson.

September 14th, 2020


Leadership and Crisis: Decisive actions to implement during a crisis. In this podcast episode, we speak to Dr. Amicitia "Cita" Maloon-Gibson (Speaker, Author, Entrepreneur, and Veteran) about leadership in times of …

Episode 30: Leadership and Entrepreneurship with Charlynda Scales.

September 7th, 2020


In today's podcast episode, we speak to Charlynda Scales (Air Force member, Entrepreneur, CEO of Mutt's Sauce) about service, her Grandfather's legacy, Entrepreneurship, Bob Evans Farms & Daymond John, and her …

Episode 29: Leadership and overcoming obstacles with Matt Crump.

August 31st, 2020


In this podcast episode, we speak to Matt Crump (Entrepreneur, Minister, Author, Speaker, Musician, and Veteran) about overcoming obstacles. We structure our conversation around five key points:  1. Believing that you …

Episode 28: Leadership and Branding.

August 24th, 2020


In today's podcast episode, we speak to Debbie Jollie (The Stammering Communicator) about leadership and branding. We structure our conversation …

Episode 27: Leadership and Customer Service.

August 17th, 2020


In this podcast episode, we travel to South Africa and speak to Waheebah Leonard about the impacts good and bad customer service has on leaders and internal/external customers. We structure our conversation around these …

Episode 26: Leadership and Teams.

August 10th, 2020


In this episode, we speak to MJ Tolan (TedX speaker, author, and Entrepreneur) about Leadership and Teams. Our conversation revolves around the …

Episode 25: Leadership and Technology.

August 3rd, 2020


In this episode, we speak to Dr. Joe Perez (Technology expert and Conference Speaker)  about leadership and technology. We concentrate our …

Episode 24: Leadership and Vulnerability.

July 27th, 2020


It's International Month and in this episode, we go to Canada and speak to Antoni Tzavelas (Tech Leadership Coach, Speaker, and Trainer). We discuss …

Episode 23: Leadership and Social Media.

July 20th, 2020


Its International month and in this episode, we go to the UK and speak to Kate Pearl Goddard, about the importance of Leadership and Social Media. It is all around us and ever-changing but leaders must consider …

Episode 22: Leadership and You.

July 13th, 2020


It's International Month and in this episode, we go to South Africa and speak to Dr. Madelaine Gomes (Speaker, Trainer, and Co-founder) about Leadership and You. We focus our discussion around Transformation, Success in …

Episode 21: Leadership and Career Planning.

July 6th, 2020


It's International Month and in this episode, we go to the UAE and speak to Trisha Chapman, Founder and Managing Partner of Impressivecv. We discuss …

Episode 20: Leadership and Development.

June 29th, 2020


In this episode, we speak to Matt Gagnon (TedX Keynote Speaker, Mindset Coach, & Author) about Leadership and Development. We structure our conversation around these five points: 1. Hire a Coach and Build a Tribe 2. …

Episode 19: Leadership and Vision.

June 22nd, 2020


In this episode, we speak to Jeremy Sisson (Businessman, Philanthropist, & Politician) about Leadership and Vision. We structure our conversation …

Episode 18: Leadership and Heart.

June 15th, 2020


In this episode, we speak to Brian Kelly, President of Brian Kelly Leadership Coaching. We discuss Leadership and Heart around five key points: Self, …

Episode 17: Leadership and Mindset.

June 8th, 2020


In this episode, we speak to Andy Neary (Former MLB pitcher, Amazon best selling author, keynote speaker, and business coach) about leadership and Mindset. We tackle this topic around these five points: being ok with …

Episode 16: Leadership and Diversity & Inclusion.

June 1st, 2020


In this episode, we speak to Terry Spain (Speaker, Author, and Master Diversity and Inclusion trainer) about Leadership and Diversity & …

Episode 15: Leadership and Sales.

May 25th, 2020


In this episode, we speak with Joshua W. Desha about Leadership and Sales. We all sell in one way or another and it is ingrained in our day to day lives. Leaders must learn how to sell their value to their teams and …

Episode 14: Leadership and Finances.

May 18th, 2020


In this episode, we speak to Victor Johnson from Nico Don Projects (certified credit consultant, inspirational speaker, and real estate investor) …

Episode 13: Leadership and Wellness.

May 11th, 2020


In this episode, we speak to Michael Cortina, about the importance of wellness and how it affects leadership. We cover five key areas for leaders to keep an eye on when it comes to wellness. Serving, Knowing your …

Episode 12: Leadership and Faith.

May 4th, 2020


In this episode, Orlando U. Javien Jr. (speaker, and author of God Moments and Unplugged) and I, speak about leadership and faith. We discuss how faith helps us develop leadership qualities in life stages, and how those …

Episode 11: The importance of Language in Leadership.

April 27th, 2020


In this episode, we speak to Wendy Pease, Executive Director of Rapport International about the importance of language, interpretation, and …

Leadership during crisis and the future landscape.

April 20th, 2020


In this episode, we speak to Matt Franz, an Army Veteran, and recent inductee into Florida's Veteran Hall of Fame. We discuss the current leadership landscape, leadership in times of crises and what our future may look …

Removing the K factor from your SucKcess.

April 13th, 2020


In this episode, I detail my approach to removing the K factors that hinder you from achieving true success. It is the silent killer to many leaders …

Leading in your house first.

April 7th, 2020


This episode explores the difference between your leadership at home and your job. If you get it right at all, do it at home first then take that knowledge and lead at your job.

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Career Tip #10: Leave a Legacy.

March 30th, 2020


This episode deals with leaving a legacy anywhere you go. Leave something behind that people will crave and not regret. Your legacy will be one or the other. 

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Career Tip #8 & 9: Teach one, and Training your Relief.

March 23rd, 2020


This episode focuses on the importance of teaching those under our charge and making sure that we leave an equipped and trained relief when it is our time to leave our positions. Now more than ever we are seeing the …

Career Tip # 7: Setting the example as a Leader in the New Normal.

March 16th, 2020


This episode is dedicated to all the people having to adjust to a new normal this week. I want to encourage you to take a step back, assess your surroundings, dig your heels in and take this week by storm. We are …

Career Tip #5 & 6: Knowing the review process and Finding your passion and adding value.

March 9th, 2020


This week we cover two more tips of my 10 tips for career success. Knowing the review process is critical to a successful career. I have taught all …

Career Tip #3&4 Learn your company history and future/Find your place.

March 2nd, 2020


In this episode, we cover the importance of learning your company's history and future as well as finding your place in your new company.

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Career Tip #2: Give a great first Impression.

February 24th, 2020


Leaving a great first impression can mean the difference between getting the job or getting to apply again.

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Career Tip #1: Research.

February 18th, 2020


This episode is the first of ten tips for career success. It covers the important step of research and some tips on how to go about researching your …

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February 16th, 2020


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