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Real Leaders Podcast

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Welcome to the Real Leaders Podcast, where leaders keep it real. This is the official podcast of Real Leaders magazine.

211 Episodes | 2018 - 2021

Ep. 202 Leaders Listen More || Roberta Matuson, Author of Can We Talk?

May 14th, 2021

43:23

Roberta Matuson is the President of Matuson consulting and author of Can We Talk? who encourages leaders to listen more. In this episode, Matuson …

Keep It Real Series #9 || Simon Mainwaring, Founder & CEO of We First and Best-selling Author

May 11th, 2021

1:00:32

Simon Mainwaring is a best-selling author and CEO of We First, a strategic consultancy committed to business as a force for good. We have him on the …

Ep. 201 Everyone Wins. Period. || Scot Chisholm, Executive Chairman & Co-founder of Classy

May 5th, 2021

1:01:50

Scot Chisholm is the Co-founder and Executive Chairman of Classy who shares how his leadership has developed during different stages of growth, why …

Ep. 200 Plug In To What's Important || AY Young, Activist Artist & UN Sustainable Goals Leader

May 1st, 2021

58:57

AY Young is an entrepreneur and activist artist who wants to ensure everyone is an outlet for change. In this episode, Young shares his entrepreneurial journey, the power of clean energy, and his hope to plug everyone …

Ep. 199 Create Possibilities || Philippe Dunsky, President of Dunsky Energy Consulting

April 28th, 2021

58:28

Philippe Dunsky is the Founder and President of Dunsky Energy Consulting who believes good businesses create possibilities for change. In this …

Ep. 198 Earth Day In Texas? || Trammell S. Crow Jr., Founder of EarthX

April 24th, 2021

37:41

Trammell S. Crow Jr. is a long time successful Dallas businessman who founded EarthX to change the world by bringing environmental activism to his …

Ep. 197 Akon's Vision for Africa || Akon, World-renowned Artist and Founder of Akoin & Akon Lighting Africa

April 21st, 2021

26:31

Akon is a world renowned R&B artist who shares today why leadership, cryptocurrency, and his city may just be the key to stabilizing corruption in Africa. Why is Akon taking matters into his own hands? How is he …

Ep. 196 Viral Video Fuels Overnight Funding Success || Emma Rose Cohen, Founder & CEO of Final

April 17th, 2021

42:55

Emma Rose is the Founder and CEO of Final (formerly Final Straw) who started her career educating consumers about single-use plastic entering oceans. …

Ep. 195 Patagonia: The Responsible Company || Vincent Stanley, Director of Philosophy at Patagonia & Co-Author of The Responsible Company

April 13th, 2021

44:57

Vincent Stanley is the Director of Philosophy at Patagonia and co-author of The Responsible Company: What We've Learned from Patagonia's First 40 Years who shares what it means to be in business for the planet, what …

Ep. 194 Using Failure to Find Your Purpose || Warwick Fairfax, Founder of Crucible Leadership

April 9th, 2021

1:02:54

Warwick Fairfax is the Founder of Crucible Leadership who shares the expectations for growing a billion dollar family business, the fallacy in …

Ep. 193 The Algorithmic Leader || Mike Walsh, CEO of Tomorro‪w‬

April 4th, 2021

53:28

Mike Walsh is a global futurist, CEO of Tomorrow, and author of The Algorithmic Leader who urges us to be more probabilistic in an era of constant disruption. In today’s episode, Walsh outlines real disruption and how …

Ep. 192 The Inspiring Story of Devon Stil‪l || Former NFL Defensive End, Cancer Awareness Advocate

April 2nd, 2021

53:59

Devon Still is a former NFL Defensive End, current cancer awareness advocate, and proud father who discloses the obstacles he overcame on his journey to the league, the playbook he used after his daughter was diagnosed …

Ep. 191 Life On Mars or Underwater First? || Fabien Cousteau, Aquanaut, Ocean Conservationist, and Filmmaker

March 30th, 2021

58:18

Fabien Cousteau is a 3rd generation ocean explorer and aquanaut who is taking the next step in ocean exploration by venturing into the world’s largest and most advanced underwater research station called Proteus. He …

Ep. 190 Why I'm High On Life || Ardy Arianpour, CEO and Co-Founder of SEQSTER

March 25th, 2021

30:30

Ardy Arianpour is the CEO and co-founder of SEQSTER whose company accidentally fell upon a software that cracked the code of interoperability allowing healthcare providers and patients to access all of their personal …

Ep. 189 Values, Ethics, and Cancel Culture || Dr. Pat Harned, CEO of Ethics & Compliance Initiative (ECI)

March 21st, 2021

59:00

Dr. Pat Harned is the CEO of the Ethics and Compliance Initiative (ECI) who discusses what values transcend all good companies, the indicators of a …

Ep. 188 Storeroom to Boardroom || Babs Omotowa, Chairman of Montserrado

March 20th, 2021

1:02:13

Babs Omotowa is the Chairman of Montserrado who discusses his Journey from the storeroom to boardroom, why trust comes on a bike and leaves on a …

Ep. 187 The Role of Responsibility || James Bidwell, Co-Founder of RE_SET and Chair of Springwise

March 17th, 2021

56:26

James Bidwell is the Co-Founder of RE_SET and Chair of Springwise who believes in order to change the world one must assume and inspire a greater …

Ep. 186 Your Company Is Alive || Norman Wolfe, Founder and CEO of Quantum Leaders

March 13th, 2021

1:05:14

Norman Wolfe is the Founder and CEO of Quantum Leaders who believes in order to transform your organization, you must first let it die. In today’s …

Ep. 185 We Will Change the World || Shadi Bakour, Co-Founder & CEO of PathWater

March 10th, 2021

57:09

Shadi Bakour is Co-Founder and CEO of PathWater who is tired of being told that his team can’t change the world. Throughout today’s discussion Bakour …

Ep. 184 Perfection Is A Deal Breaker || Andy Lopata, Professional Relationship Author, Keynote Speaker, and Podcaster

March 7th, 2021

59:16

Professional Relationship expert Andy Lopata who believes perfection is a deal breaker. Throughout today’s discussion Lopata shares why active listening is the most important part of building strong relationships, when …

Ep. 183 The Future Is For The Bold || Sahra-Josephine Hjorth, Co-Founder and CEO of CanopyLAB

March 6th, 2021

41:17

Sahra-Josephine Hjorth is the co-founder and CEO of Canopy LAB who shares why your algorithms should focus on intimacy, how to think with an …

Ep. 182 Opportunity Is Everywhere || Melanie Dulbecco, CEO of Torani

February 27th, 2021

54:16

Melanie Dulbecco is the CEO of Torani who inspires us to see opportunity everywhere. Throughout today’s episode Dulbecco touches on her north star …

Ep. 181 The Psychology of Goal Crushing || Emily Balcetis, Social Psychologists, Associate Professor at NYU and Author of Clearer, Closer, Better

February 24th, 2021

1:10:37

Emily Balcetis is a social psychologist, Associate Professor at NYU, and Author of her new book Clearer, Closer, Better. Emily divulges her current …

Keep It Real Series #8 || Simon Mainwaring, Founder & CEO of We First Branding and Best-selling Autho‪r‬

February 21st, 2021

1:13:52

Simon Mainwaring is the Founder, CEO, and Best-selling author of We First Inc., in this episode he covers how to avoid the dangers of cancel culture, …

Ep. 180 Lead Authentically || David Israel, Founder and Co-CEO of Good PLANeT Foods

February 17th, 2021

51:51

David Israel is the Founder and Co-CEO of Good PLANeT Foods who encourages us all to live authentically. In today’s episode, Israel shares the uncompromising values for bringing on investors, how to balance leadership …

Ep. 179 The Journey Is The Destination || Seth Goldman, Co-Founder & CEO of Eat The Change, Co-Founder & former CEO of Honest Tea, and Executive Chair of the Board at Beyond Meat

February 14th, 2021

57:17

Seth Goldman is the Co-Founder of Honest Tea, Executive Chair of the Board at Beyond Meat, and current Co-Founder and CEO of Eat The Change who in …

Ep. 178 Be Clear On Your Purpose || Shelly McNamara, Chief Equality & Inclusion Officer at P&G and Author of No Blanks, No Pauses

February 13th, 2021

46:22

Shelly McNamara is the Chief Equality and Inclusion Officer at Proctor & Gamble and the Author of No blanks, No Pauses. In today’s episode, McNamara shares how to better represents your consumer base and employee …

Ep. 177 The Art of Negotiation || Dr. Cath Bishop, Former Olympic Medalist, Conflict Negotiator, and Author of The Long Win

February 10th, 2021

55:41

Dr. Cath Bishop is a former Olympic medalist turned conflict negotiator who shares key pieces of advice from her new book The Long Win. In today’s …

Ep. 176 Keep The Lights On || Michael Franti, World-renowned Musician, Hotel Owner, Filmmaker, and Activist

February 7th, 2021

53:39

Michael Franti is a world-renowned musician who inspires us all to keep the lights on. In today’s episode, Franti shares his unconventional path to becoming a musician, the importance of connecting personally with your …

Ep. 175 A Culture of Listening || Sandra M. Moore, Chief Impact Officer at Advantage Capital

February 6th, 2021

59:37

Sandra M. Moore is the Chief Impact Officer at Advantage Capital who claims leaders who build cultures of good listeners tend to be on the forefront …

Ep. 174 Emotional Intelligence || Dr. Daniel Goleman, Best-selling Author and Psychologist

February 3rd, 2021

1:01:36

Dr. Daniel Goleman is a best-selling Author and Psychologist whose books and philosophies have influenced millions of leaders around the world who …

Ep. 173 Get Out of Your Own Way || Nick Bradley, Host of the Scale Up Your Business Podcast

January 27th, 2021

1:00:31

Nick Bradley is the host of the Scale Up Your Business Podcast – a top business podcast in the United Kingdom. He joins the show today to share what it takes to become a CEO, the mindset shift needed for growth, and how …

Ep. 172 Uncomfortable Conversations Need To Be Had || Meesha Brown, President of PCI Media Impact

January 23rd, 2021

47:36

Meesha Brown is the President of PCI Media Impact who joins the show to suggest making room for uncomfortable conversations. In today’s episode, Brown communicates what she’s learned from developing large …

Keep It Real Series #7 || Simon Mainwaring, Founder & CEO of We First Branding and Best-selling Author

January 20th, 2021

1:02:14

Simon Mainwaring is the Founder, CEO, and Best-selling author of We First Inc., who helps you ask the right questions to clarify your brand message in 2021. This episode is for those growing either a personal brand …

Ep. 171 Prepare For The Next Battle || Kevin Edwards, Host of the Real Leaders Podcast

January 17th, 2021

3:50

There's an old Haitian proverb: Behind mountains are more mountains. Kevin Edwards, host of the Real Leaders Podcast shares a quick message for you …

Ep. 170 How To Unleash Creativity || Nir Bashan, Author of The Creator Mindset

January 16th, 2021

55:21

Nir Bashan is the Author of The Creator Mindset who believes more people need to unleash creativity. In today’s episode, Bashan shares the opportunities that come from a positive mindset, how to activate dormant areas …

Ep. 169 Values and Career Congruence || Masami Sato, Founder & CEO of B1G1

January 13th, 2021

57:53

Masami Sato is the Founder and CEO of B1G1 who helps everyday businesses make a difference with every transaction. In today’s episode, Sato shares how her travel experiences shaped her purpose, short vs. long term …

Ep. 168 Interregnum || Matthew Weatherly-white, Co-founder of CapRock

January 10th, 2021

2:17:36

Interregnum has begun, will we rise as a society and leave behind the period where the environmental costs associated with capitalism are ignored? Matthew Weatherly-white Co-founder and CEO of Caprock joins the show to …

Ep. 167 Identity Leadership || Stedman Graham

January 9th, 2021

37:28

Stedman Graham joins the Real Leaders Podcast to share powerful leadership observations, 9 steps to help find your identity before you lead others, …

Ep. 166 Embrace Being Part of Something Bigger Than Yourself || Kevin Edwards, Real Leaders Podcast Host

January 5th, 2021

7:27

In a moment of desperation, we must exemplify true strength of will within us. Kevin Edwards, host of the Real Leaders Podcast reveals his weekly muse to the Real Leaders organization.

Ep. 165 New Years Resolution - Questions to Ask Yourself || Kevin Edwards, Real Leaders Podcast Host

January 3rd, 2021

8:03

Kevin breaks down 3 questions you need to ask yourself every week to ensure your goals are achieved. The most important ingredient – being real with yourself. 

Ep. 164 It’s Crazy Until You Do It || Akon, Founder of Akoin, Musician, Entrepreneur (3/16/20)

December 31st, 2020

26:31

Akon is a world renowned R&B artist who shares today why leadership, cryptocurrency, and his city may just be the key to stabilizing corruption in Africa. Why is Akon taking matters into his own hands? How is he …

Ep. 163 Demonstrate Compassion and Empathy || Pete Gombert, Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of indieDwell

December 27th, 2020

44:42

Peter Gombert is the Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of indieDwell who shares his company's unique approach to regenerative real-estate offering high-quality, sustainable, healthy homes to underserved communities. 

Ep. 162 Problems and Solutions in the Middle East || Ron Bruden, Founder and Chairman of the Global Board For Education for Employment

December 26th, 2020

26:26

Ron Bruder is the Founder and Chairman of the Global Board for Education for Employment that empowers the youth in the Middle East and Northern Africa (MENA) with the necessary attributes to grow confidence, achieve …

Ep. 161 3 Key Mistakes To Avoid When Choosing A Name || Brad Flowers, CEO of Bullhorn

December 23rd, 2020

1:01:36

Brad Flowers is the co-founder of Bullhorn. In today’s episode Flowers shares

  • How he started his business during a recession
  • 3 key mistakes to …

Keep It Real Series #6 || Simon Mainwaring, Founder & CEO of We First Branding and Best-selling Author

December 20th, 2020

56:34

Simon Mainwaring is the Founder, CEO, and Best-selling author of We First who brings optimism into the new year. On the 6th episode of the Keep It …

Ep. 160 The Swedish Approach Pt.2 || Elaine Grunewald, Founder of AI Sustainability Center

December 19th, 2020

39:33

Elaine Grunewald is the Founder of the AI sustainability Center and Co-author of Sustainability: A Swedish Approach to Transforming Your Company, Your Industry, and the World. In today’s episode Grunewald shares how to: 

Ep. 159 The Swedish Approach Pt.1 || Henrik Henriksson, CEO of Scania

December 16th, 2020

34:50

Henrik Henriksson is the CEO of Scania and Co-author of Sustainability: A Swedish Approach to Transforming Your Company, Your Industry, and the World

Ep. 158 Act On Your Why || Kuda Biza, Author of The S.P.E.A.R Method: 5 Steps to Balanced Success and Fulfillment

December 13th, 2020

1:02:09

Kuda Biza is the Co-Founder of Nunbelievable and Author of the S.P.E.A.R Method: 5 steps to balanced success and fulfillment who helps you discover …

Ep. 157 How Serving Leads To More Success || Jonathan Keyser, Best-Selling Author

December 12th, 2020

49:55

Jonathan Keyser is a former ruthless commercial real-estate broker and now best-selling author of You Don't Have to Be Ruthless to Win who shares what made him switch to leading a life of service. In this episode, learn …

Ep. 156 Impact Investing Helps CEO Find Fulfillment || Jennifer Kenning, CEO of Align Impact

December 9th, 2020

28:47

Jennifer Kenning is the Co-Founder and CEO of Align Impact who comes on the show to share how impact investing has made a significant difference in both her personal and financial health. 


Ep. 155 Lead With Your Heart || John Replogle, Partner at One Better Ventures

December 6th, 2020

13:07

John Replogle is the former CEO of Burts Bees, Seventh Generation, and now Partner at One Better Ventures who advises us to detach from the brain and …

Ep. 154 Empathy Is What Motivates Me || Steven Novick, Founder & CEO of Farmstand

December 5th, 2020

47:53

Steven Novick is the Founder and CEO of Farmstand who claims empathy is at the core of his motivation. In this episode Novick shares his journey to launching a fresh food delivery service, how to be radically …

Ep. 153 Get The Locals To Buy-In || Fabian Koss, Cofounder of KC Social Impact Lab

December 2nd, 2020

42:59

Fabian Koss is the Co-founder of KC Social Impact Lab who claims the key to social impact is to get the locals to buy-in. In this episode Koss shares what drew him to impact, his journey alongside young Latin leaders, …

Ep. 152 Updating Capitalism || Matthew Weatherly-White, Co-founder of CapRock

November 29th, 2020

28:08

Matthew Weatherly-white is the co-Founder of Caprock one of the largest investment advisory firms committed to impact investing. In this episode, we discuss the misconceptions of capitalism and how it can be updated to …

Ep. 151 Never Forget Your Why || Founder and CEO of Miyokos, Miyoko Schinner

November 28th, 2020

10:28

Miyoko Schinner is the Founder and CEO of Miyokos, who shares the ingredients of impact. In this episode Schinner emphasizes the reason she went into business, to ensure that that purpose is communicated all through its …

Ep. 150 Emily Murphy, GSA on Leading Through COVID-19

November 25th, 2020

42:03

Emily Murphy is the former Administrator of the General Services Administration who lead her organization of 11,000 employees through the turbulent …

Ep. 149 A Voice For The Ocean || Danni Washington & Swati Thiyagarajan

November 22nd, 2020

21:46

Danni Washington is a TV Host and Board Member at PangeaSeed Foundation who is joined by conservation journalist Swati Thiyagarajan to vouch on behalf of our dying oceans. In this episode, these activists share the …

Ep. 148 Find Your Why and Eliminate Everything Else || Steve Distante, ImpactU

November 21st, 2020

51:19

Steve Distante is the Founder of Vanderbilt Financial Group and Chief Disruption Officer at ImpactU who helps you find your why and eliminate everything else. 

Keep It Real Series #5 || Simon Mainwaring, We First Founder and Best-selling Author

November 18th, 2020

47:53

Simon Mainwaring is the founder of We First and best-selling author of WE First: How Brands and Consumers Use Social Media To Build A Better World who helps us distinguish self-interest from selfishness. On the 5th …

Ep. 147 The Beginning of The End || Alex Gladstein, Human Rights Foundation

November 15th, 2020

28:38

Alex Gladstein is the Chief Strategy Officer at Human Rights Foundation who shares his work for human rights in authoritative countries, the difference between fiat and crypto currencies, and why people need to be …

Ep. 146 Public Policy at Twitter || Lauren Culbertson, Head of U.S Public Policy at Twitter

November 14th, 2020

10:38

Lauren Culbertson is the head of U.S public policy at Twitter who shares Twitter’s thought process for spreading information, how they monitor …

Ep. 145 How To Expand Your Circle in 3 Steps || Matias Obludzyner, Author of The Expanding Circle

November 11th, 2020

49:53

Matias Obludzyner is the author of The Expanding Circle and suggests the key to becoming a genuine leader is to harmonize your inner-self with your outer circle. This comes through an intentional effort to increase …

Ep. 144 Perspective on Prosperity || Erna Grasz, CEO of Asante Africa Foundation

November 8th, 2020

55:08

Erna Grasz is the CEO of the Asante Africa foundation who shares a unique perspective on prosperity. In today’s episode, Erna explains the misconceptions of Africa, how to sustain philanthropy, and why Africa is …

Ep. 143 Drug Trafficking In America || Sam Quinones, Veteran Reporter

November 7th, 2020

27:16

Sam Quinones is a veteran reporter on immigration, gangs, and the border who lets us into the world of drug trafficking and addiction in America. In today’s Episode, Quinones reveals shocking information about the rise …

Ep. 142 The Cashew Supply Chain || Fahad Awadh, Founder of YYTZ

November 5th, 2020

12:42

Fahad Awadh is the founder of YYTZ who figured out how to bring more cash to the #1 cashew country in the world. In today’s episode learn why farmers receive less money with offshore operations, how to add value to the …

Ep. 141 The House Is On Fire! What To Do Legally || James Thornton, CEO of Client Earth

November 1st, 2020

49:59

James Thornton is a top environmental lawyer and CEO of Client Earth who emphasizes the law's influence on climate change. In today’s episode, Thornton shares what motivated him to pursue environmental law, how major …

Ep. 140 Let People Fail || Charles Knippen, President of National Society of Leadership & Success

October 31st, 2020

38:42

Charles Knippen is the National President of the National Society of Leadership and Success who states, we need to let more people fail. In today’s episode, Knippen shares what makes a great leader, what skills are …

Ep. 139 Awareness Trumps Self-Control

October 28th, 2020

13:15

Dr. Jud Brewer is the Director of Research and Innovation at the Mindfulness Center and associate professor in psychiatry at the School of Medicine …

Keep It Real Series #4 || Simon Mainwaring, CEO of We First

October 25th, 2020

56:23

Simon Mainwaring the Founder and CEO of We First Branding is back with more hot takes on how business and culture are changing together.

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Ep. 137 The Science of Happiness || Shawn Achor, Positive Psychologist

October 24th, 2020

55:32

Achieve your potential with Shawn Achor a Positive Psychologist and CEO of Good Think who claims the largest competitive advantage for companies …

Ep. 136 Coral Reefs Are Dying || Sam Teicher, CRO of Coral Vita

October 22nd, 2020

44:51

Let's get the word out about Sam Teicher, the Chier Reef Officer of Coral Vita who launched a high-tech coral farm to restore reefs and the life they preserve. In today’s episode, Teicher shares why coral reefs are …

Ep. 135 Sleeping In the Office || Eric Edelson, Fireclay Tile

October 18th, 2020

50:23

Eric Edelson is the CEO of Fireclay Tile, the first tile company to be certified as a Benefit Corporation, Fireclay Tile is proudly committed to being a US-manufactured socially responsible business for its 150 team …

Ep. 134 Every Child In A Loving Family || Alia Eyres, CEO of Mother's Choice

October 17th, 2020

45:20

Alia Eyres was a corporate lawyer until she had an experience that forced her to sacrifice her lifestyle to serve as CEO of Mother's Choice. Don't …

Ep. 133 CEO Runs Into Water Crisis || Mina Guli, CEO of Thirst

October 14th, 2020

1:03:00

Listen to Mina Guli's inspiring comeback story of learning how to walk again and how she has committed her life to help solve the global water crisis.

Ep. 132 Be A Musher || Val Jones

October 10th, 2020

43:09

Val Jones is a former professional figure skater turned leadership coach who shares how to lead from behind. In today’s episode, Jones shares the pains and gains of her figure skating career, how incremental steps lead …

Ep. 131 Starting Fresh || Nichol Ng, Co-founder of Singapore Food Bank

October 6th, 2020

1:00:19

Nichol Ng is the Co-founder of Singapore’s only Food Bank who shares how to keep a legacy while starting fresh. In today’s episode Nichol speaks out …

Keep It Real Series #3 - How To Build A Movement with Your Brand -

October 2nd, 2020

58:31

Simon Mainwaring is the CEO of WE First Branding, Author of WE First, and the host of the Lead with We podcast who comes back on the Keep It Real series to help you build a movement with your brand. 

Topics: Marketing, …

Ep. 130 The Algorithmic Leader || Mike Walsh, CEO of Tomorrow

September 29th, 2020

53:28

Mike Walsh is a global futurist, CEO of Tomorrow, and author of The Algorithmic Leader who urges us to be more probabilistic in an era of constant disruption. In today’s episode, Walsh outlines real disruption and how …

Ep. 129 Crossing The Fear Line || Siri Lindley, 2x World Champion Triathlete

September 25th, 2020

1:02:25

Siri Lindley is a 2x world champion triathlete, cancer survivor, and current coach who shares how to overcome obstacles to win gold. Lindley was a …

Ep. 128 Good Leaders Get Gratitude || Chester Elton

September 22nd, 2020

1:03:22

Chester Elton is a Real Leaders Top 50 Keynote Speaker, #1 best-selling leadership author, and Co-founder of Culture Works who claims that Good …

Ep. 127 Who Is A Real Leader? || Jeffrey Hayzlett, CEO of C-Suite Network

September 18th, 2020

55:29

Exceed conditions of satisfaction. Jeffrey Hayzlett is a best selling author, host of the All Business Podcast, and CEO of the C-Suite Network who helps you exceed conditions of satisfaction. In today’s episode, …

Ep. 126 Jump Out of Bed to Serve Your Customers || Blake Morgan, 40 Top Female Keynote Speakers

September 11th, 2020

43:56

If Jeff Bezos can do it, so can you. 

Blake Morgan is a customer experience keynote speaker who reminds you that you are in business to serve your customers. On today’s episode Morgan breaks down 3 questions real …

Ep. 125 Prioritizing Your Relationships

September 3rd, 2020

59:41

Relationship Economics® Advisor David Nour joins the show to share 16 signals that will determine the future of work, why storytelling is a  leadership competency, and that business leaders cannot cut their way to …

Keep It Real Series #2 - Are You Relevant?

August 30th, 2020

1:03:13

Are you relevant? Simon Mainwaring, Founder, and CEO of We First Branding shares that this is the ongoing question for businesses and their brands if they want to become organizations of the future. 

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Ep. 124 The Inspiring Story of Devon Still

August 27th, 2020

54:41

Devon Still is a former NFL Defensive End, current cancer awareness advocate, and proud father who discloses the obstacles he overcame on his journey to the league, the playbook he used after his daughter was diagnosed …

Ep. 123 Agroforestry || CEO of Propagate Ventures, Ethan Steinberg

August 24th, 2020

50:14

Ethan Steinberg is the CEO of Propagate Ventures who joins the show to educate us all on the long term benefits of agroforestry. In today’s episode Steinberg shares his concept of a quadruple bottom line, the history of …

Ep. 122 Moral Decisions || My Grandfather, Dr. Roger Gertenrich

August 21st, 2020

1:13:35

Roger Gertenrich is a Korean war medic, former mayor of Salem, OR, and Kevin's grandfather who urges us all today to lead with our moral compass. In today’s episode, Bapa shares how to lead under pressure situations, …

Ep. 121 Why The Crisis Will Only Get Worse || Roger J. Hamilton, Founder of Genius Group

August 19th, 2020

44:54

Roger J. Hamilton is the Founder of Genius Group who claims a tsunami market crash is coming and leaders who don't prioritize their digital distribution will drown. In today’s episode, Hamilton explains the problems …

Ep. 120 50,000 Thoughts A Day || David Nurse, Author of Pivot & Go

August 16th, 2020

36:39

David Nurse is an NBA Life Optimization Coach and Author of his new book Pivot & Go. Today he shares his journey from sleeping in a Walmart parking lot to working with the NBA’s best, how to live each day like the …

Ep. 119 How To Kill Conformity || Lisa Bodell Real Leaders Top 50 Keynote Speakers

August 11th, 2020

35:06

Lisa Bodell is Real Leaders Top 50 Keynote Speaker and the CEO of Future Think who believes the key to unlocking innovation in your company is by killing conformity. In today’s episode, Bodell shares the mindset of a …

Ep. 118 Why Not You? John O'Leary || Real Leaders Top 50 Keynote Speakers

August 6th, 2020

52:33

John O'Leary is a #1 National Best-Selling Author, Host of the Living Inspired Podcast, and Top Keynote Speaker who shares on this episode the difference between success and significance, how to practice being in the …

Ep. 117 5 Uncompromising Values || Larry Winget Real Leaders Top 50 Keynote Speakers

July 30th, 2020

39:11

Larry Winget is known as the Pitbull of Personal Development® who joins the show to share why he’s discontent with the current self-help speakers, …

Ep. 116 Fabien Cousteau, Life Below Water

July 28th, 2020

58:18

Fabien Cousteau is a 3rd generation ocean explorer and aquanaut who is taking the next step in ocean exploration by venturing into the world’s largest and most advanced underwater research station. He shares his journey …

Keep It Real Series - Simon Mainwaring #1

July 25th, 2020

1:05:15

On the first-ever Keep It Real Series brand futurist, best-selling author, and global keynote speaker Simon Mainwaring joins the show. He is best known as the author of We First: How Brands and Consumers Use Social …

Ep. 115 Where Does YOUR Burn Come From? || Ben Newman Real Leaders Top 50 Keynote Speaker

July 21st, 2020

37:05

Ben Newman is a highly sought out performance coach, author, and host of The Burn podcast who believes your burn is what determines your purpose. On today’s show, Newman shares experiences that fuel his burn, how the …

Ep. 114 True Happiness Is Inner Peace

July 15th, 2020

58:16

Drew Hanlen is an NBA consultant, executive coach, and the CEO of Pure Sweat Sports who has forged his dream into a reality becoming the #1 coach for …

Ep. 113 Make Your Worst Day The Best Day

July 13th, 2020

48:02

Michael Kuech is the Co-founder and CEO of Your Super who overcame cancer at 24 and is now on a mission to help consumers make healthier food choices and transform lives while doing it. Rate and review:

Ep. 112 The Mindset Of A Successful Networker

July 10th, 2020

1:07:40

Gil Petersil is a successful networking and mastermind coach who unveils the mindset needed to grow your network. 

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Ep. 111 Tapping Into A Higher Consciousness

July 8th, 2020

1:03:30

Staci Wallace is a faith-based leader and current executive vice president at VOXOX who in today’s episode helps you surrender to your emotions and stay in the moment.

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Ep. 110 How To Navigate COVID-19 with 11,000 employees

July 6th, 2020

42:03

Emily Murphy is the Administrator of the General Services Administration who lead her organization of 11,000 employees through the turbulent COVID-19 …

Ep. 109 Honestly Expressing Yourself

July 2nd, 2020

49:59

David Kahl is the Founder and CEO of Fully a certified B-Corp. In today’s episode, Kahl unpacks his adolescence, the tipping point that spawned new …

Ep. 108 Enter Into The World of the Unknown

June 28th, 2020

1:21:40

Omar Shaikh is the co-founder and managing director of Global Ethical Finance Initiative who joins the show to interpret Milton Friedman’s essay on the Social Responsibility of Business, explore Adam Smith’s Wealth of …

Ep. 107 EarthX's Trammell S. Crow Jr.

June 26th, 2020

37:41

Trammell S. Crow Jr. is a long time successful Dallas businessman who founded EarthX to change the world by bringing environmental activism to his …

Ep. 106 One Tree Planted

June 23rd, 2020

43:27

Matt Hill is the Founder and Chief Environmental Evangelist of One Tree Planted. In this episode, Matt discusses the series of events that inspired him to start OTP,  how the reforestation efforts have impacted him, and …

Ep. 105 Build A Healthy Home

June 18th, 2020

1:03:41

Stephen Aiguier is the Founder and CEO of Green Hammer Design Build who gives you the tools to building healthy homes for a healthier planet. In this …

Ep. 104 The Quadruple Bottom-Line

June 15th, 2020

41:14

Rodrigo Baggio (YPO) is the Founder, CEO, and President of both Recode and Center for Digital Inclusion who proposes we can measure quadruple bottom-line. In today’s episode, Rodrigo shares what moment made him realize …

Ep. 103 CEO vs. Leader

June 11th, 2020

49:58

Blair Kellison is the CEO of Traditional Medicinals who emphasizes purpose-driven leaders must change the values of the environment to change the people. In today’s episode, Blaire reminisces on his unconventional …

Ep. 102 The Components of Trust

June 7th, 2020

39:50

Tom Matzzie is the Founder and CEO of CleanChoice Energy who shares why he decided to start a solar company, how to green the grid, and the …

Ep. 101 What Is Consciousness?

June 4th, 2020

51:02

Dr. Divya Chander is the faculty chair of neuroscience at Singularity University and attending anesthesiologist at Stanford. In today's episode she …

Ep. 100 A Princess Found

May 31st, 2020

13:25

The Princess of Sierra Leone was fostered from birth by an all-white family in West Virginia. Now, Princess Sarah Culberson shares her inspiring …

Ep. 99 Free Won't vs. Free Will

May 28th, 2020

41:54

Shane Skillen is the CEO of Hotspex who breaks down the psychology of consumer decision making and what a company must do to survive the post-COVID …

Ep. 98 Let's Talk About The Opioid Crisis

May 25th, 2020

48:33

Mitch Prager is the Founder of Soberman's Estate a recovery center for those impacted by substance use disorder, alcoholism, or any behavioral health …

Ep. 97 Ingredients For Change

May 22nd, 2020

41:07

Matthew Wadiak is the Founder of both Blue Apron and Cooks Venture who shares today the ingredients of systems change. In today's episode  Matthew shares the forecast for food insecurity, why he decided to pursue …

Ep. 96 Success vs. Significance

May 18th, 2020

54:32

Mike Myatt is the Founder and Chairman of N2Growth who helps CEOs rethink their definition of success. In today's episode, Myatt shares how to train …

Ep. 95 Coffee For First Responders

May 15th, 2020

36:42

Luke Schneider is the Founder of Fire Department Coffee whose organization brews java for the hardest working people out there.

And on today's episode, I asked Luke about his journey to becoming a firefighter, the …

Ep. 94 Keeping More Women In the Kitchen

May 13th, 2020

46:38

Joanna James is the director and filmmaker of A Fine Line a documentary empowering women to become leaders in and out of the kitchen and on today's episode Joanna shares what makes a good story, the struggles females …

Ep. 93 Determining Your Path

May 11th, 2020

45:25

Buddy Teaster, CEO at Soles4Souls joins the podcast today to explain the impact a shoe can have on the soul, what motivated him to switch to the …

Ep. 92 The Importance of a Strong Mission

May 8th, 2020

27:01

Jamin Arvig is the founder of Tier1 Water and in this episode, he shares what his initial message to employees was amongst the news of a pandemic, how they are adapting, and the importance of a strong mission.

Ep. 91 Transitioning To Green

May 5th, 2020

35:28

Pete Davis is the CEO and Co-Founder of Green Print a company who ranked on the Real Leaders Impact Awards and in today's episode he shares how companies with strong eco-missions are retaining more employees and …

Ep. 90 Smiling Is A Language

May 3rd, 2020

1:01:09

Jean-Paul Laurent is the Founder of Unspoken Smiles and on today's episode, we ask Jean-Paul about what moment defined his career, how a toothbrush …

Ep. 89 Psychedelic Experience Leads To Business Philosophy

May 1st, 2020

1:03:34

David Bronner is the CEO and Chief Cosmic Officer at Dr. Bronner's. In this episode, David’s experiences that have reconfigured his perspective of how business can be operated.

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Ep. 88 Patagonia Philosophy

April 29th, 2020

44:57

Vincent Stanley, Director of Philosophy at Patagonia suggests the values of their hardware climbing company are still engrained into the decision making of the company. In this episode, Vincent shares the origin of …

Ep. 87 How Your Great Grandchildren Will Live In The Future

April 27th, 2020

58:55

James Ehrlich is the Founder of Regen Villages, a spin-off company inspired in part by Stanford research during the Solar Decathlon. He shares on …

Ep. 86 Paul Stamets Redefines Darwinian Theory

April 22nd, 2020

32:30

Paul Stamets a world-renowned mycologist and ambassador for the fungal kingdom and in today's episode Stamets shares why fungi should have equal …

Ep. 85 Finding Your Balance

April 21st, 2020

52:18

Roberto Milk is the co-founder and CEO of NOVICA the largest impact market place in the world providing talented artisans in emerging markets access to first-world consumers. In today’s episode, Roberto shares why he …

Ep. 84 Are Viruses At the Top of the Food Chain?

April 19th, 2020

55:21

David Quammen is a renowned traveling scientific writer who wrote the thriller Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic in 2012 and the revelations in his books have now come true. Quammen shares today …

Ep. 83 World Wildlife Fund (WWF) On Going Beyond The Balance Sheet

April 18th, 2020

48:28

Sheila Bonini is the Vice President of Private Sector Engagement at the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) who shares the importance of cross-sector partnerships, how companies can be stewards of the environment, and what …

Ep. 82 Staying Classy

April 16th, 2020

1:05:04

Scot Chisolm is the Founder and CEO of Classy.org, one of the largest online fundraising platforms for nonprofits. In this episode Scot shares why …

Ep. 81 The Secret To Happiness

April 15th, 2020

52:22

Jim Estill is the CEO of Danby Appliances who shares how a crisis can shift your mindstate and business. If you'd like a new perspective on how to motivate your staff during these times this is a great podcast for you. …

Ep. 80 Why Do We Recycle In The First Place?

April 13th, 2020

57:58

Keefe Harrison is the CEO of The Recycling Partnership, who wants to set the record straight about the impact of Recycling.  What is the circular …

Ep. 79 Will Impact Investors Revive Capitalism?

April 11th, 2020

59:06

Amit Bouri is the CEO of the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) who wants to make sure people are invested in more than just profit.

What is impact investing? Can business owners handle their problems in socially …

Ep. 78 Our Words Have Power

April 9th, 2020

46:18

Josh Neumann is the founder of Kind Lips, the lip balm company on a mission to serve as a constant reminder for customers to say kind things. In this episode, Josh opens up about why he changed career paths, how his …

Ep. 77 Nunbelievable

April 5th, 2020

50:23

Co-founders Kuda Biza and Bryan Janeczko join the Real Leaders Podcast to share why the world doesn’t need another Oreo, how nuns inspired them to bake social responsibility into their cookie company, and what …

Ep. 76 The Great Reset

April 4th, 2020

58:22

Gary A. Bolles is an internationally-recognized expert on the future of work and the future of learning. Bolles joins the show to make sure capital …

Ep. 75 Values Create Your Value

April 2nd, 2020

19:42

Kristin Groos-Richmond is the CEO of Revolution Foods which provides healthy school meals to children with no artificial anything. In this episode …

Ep. 74 Make Your Visions Come To Life

April 1st, 2020

42:14

Joe Hart is the CEO of Dale Carnegie Training who notoriously wrote the book How To Win Friends and Influence People who shares why an 86 year-old …

Ep. 73 What Reagan Taught Me

March 29th, 2020

39:43

Lisa Gable is the Former U.S Ambassador and now current CEO of F.A.R.E (Food Allergy Research and Education) who shares the focus from President Reagan, objective decision making, and how to thrive in a complex …

Ep. 72 The Impact of Pandemics

March 25th, 2020

35:14

Dr. David Bray, former  IT Chief for the Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Program at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, lead …

Ep. 71 Remote Management During Quarantine

March 23rd, 2020

36:39

Julie Morgenstern is a productivity and organization expert who explains how to keep productivity high during times of uncertainty. As companies are …

Ep. 70 Akon On Akon City, Uniting Africa, Crypto vs. Corruption

March 16th, 2020

26:31

Akon is a world renowned R&B artist who shares today why leadership, cryptocurrency, and his city may just be the key to stabilizing corruption in Africa. Why is Akon taking matters into his own hands? How is he …

Ep. 69 Solar Keeps Good Pace

March 12th, 2020

33:33

Alexandra Cooley is the COO of Greenworks Lending who explains why many commercial properties are adopting solar and how leadership and hiring …

Ep. 68 The Multiplier Effect

March 9th, 2020

31:06

Jodie Morgan is the CEO of GreenMantra, who comes on the show to share about the state of the recycling crisis and how robust this problem really is. GreenMantra is the first company in the world to upcycle …

Ep. 67 How To Influence Big Brands

March 5th, 2020

54:52

Peter Van Stolk the Founder/CEO of both SPUD and FoodX who shares why big brands are looking to his company to save money by reducing their …

Ep. 66 Working Out Of A Bad Position

March 3rd, 2020

36:38

Josh Lannon is the CEO of Warriors Heart an in-patient recovery center for first responders and veterans. In this episode, Lannon shares with you the mentality of how to get out of a life or business hardship. Warriors …

Ep. 65 Run Toward Problems

February 27th, 2020

34:58

Doug Bystry is the Founder, President, and CEO of Clearinghouse CDFI who shares with you the challenges disadvantaged communities face with receiving …

Ep. 64 Dogma Is Deadly

February 23rd, 2020

48:37

Kevin Chin is the CEO and Founder of Arowana who shares what impact means to him, how culture eats numbers for breakfast and the importance of not …

Ep. 63 Adoption Requires Trust

February 18th, 2020

42:45

Tristan Louis is the President and CEO Casebook who shares his involvement in the creation of the internet, RSS feeds and what made him shift his …

Ep. 62 Vision Stabilizes Turbulence

February 17th, 2020

45:54

Scott Koloms is the CEO of Facilities Management Services who shares with you how to bake in social responsibility into your business, the growth …

Ep. 61 - 70 reasons Farmers Have To Save The World

February 13th, 2020

1:19:58

John Denniston who alongside Tony Salas joins you today to share how their for-profit model is transforming the lives of smallholder farmers, …

Ep. 60 Solar Is A No Brainer

February 10th, 2020

39:02

Trevor Hardy is the CEO of BlueWave Solar who shares with you the specific moment that led to his career change, the excitement for new solar energy …

Ep. 59 Departure Creates Opportunity

February 6th, 2020

33:47

David Young is the CEO of Participate Learning who shares with you the lessons learned from deciding to hand over the reins, the importance of becoming bilingual, and how his family values manifest in their company’s …

Ep. 58 People Are Purpose-Driven Beings

February 3rd, 2020

41:59

Jonathan F.P Rose is the President of Jonathan Rose Companies who shares people are purpose-driven beings,  how ancient civilizations can help far-sighted thinking, and the leadership needed in urban development. You …

Ep. 57 Articulating A Specific Vision

January 30th, 2020

34:34

Bryon Merade is the Founder and CEO of Caldera Medical whose organization set a goal to improve the lives of 1 million women in marginal communities by 2025. In this episode, he talks about impact, alignment, and the …

Ep. 56 Stedman Graham - Success Is Love

January 27th, 2020

37:28

Stedman Graham joins the Real Leaders Podcast to share powerful leadership observations, 9 steps to help find your identity before you lead others, …

Ep. 55 Overcoming Failure With Vulnerability

January 23rd, 2020

52:14

Jay Wilkinson, the Founder and CEO of Firespring, discovered after being fired by board members of his own company that it’s those who hold true to …

Ep. 54 Healthy Attitude = Engaged Employees

January 21st, 2020

38:02

Mark Wilson is the Founder and CEO of Chime Solutions who shares with you his humble upbringings, the importance of creating a healthy attitude for …

Ep. 53 The Ultimate Game: Life

January 17th, 2020

1:00:25

How much longer does humanity have? Filmmakers, activists and producers Craig Leeson and Malcolm Wood share why they have dedicated their careers now …

Ep. 52 Nasa Expands On Purpose

January 15th, 2020

1:04:41

Jim Adams is the former Deputy Chief Technologist at NASA and today he shares the 3 questions all scientists ask each other, how space has expanded …

Ep. 51 Executing Ideas With Ba Minuzzi

January 9th, 2020

34:15

Ba Minuzzi is the first Latina Founder and solo GP of a VC firm in Silicon Valley. In this episode, she shares with you the importance of having …

Ep. 50 Final Straw CEO on Consumer Behavior and Education

January 1st, 2020

38:55

Emma Rose is the Founder and CEO of Final Straw who started her career educating consumers about single-use plastic entering oceans. After attending …

Ep. 49 Existential Questions

December 23rd, 2019

2:03:42

Matthew Weatherly-white is the Co-Founder and Client Advisor of Caprock an investment advisory firm that handles over $4.5 billion dollars in client …

Ep.48 Weathering Naysayers & AI Predictions

December 17th, 2019

53:26

Alex Fleiss the CEO and co-founder of Rebellion Research an AI-powered Robo-advisory firm that has continually outperformed the S&P 500 since 2007. Will machine learning overtake human investors? How will AI impact …

Ep. 47 Future of Data Security

December 13th, 2019

26:46

Erik Rind is the CEO of ImagineBC, a data market access provider with a revolutionary concept to pay consumers for giving their information away …

Ep. 46 Never Go With Your Gut

December 9th, 2019

48:41

Dr. Gleb Tsipursky is a Best-Selling Author, Consultant, Coach, Speaker, CEO, Philanthropist, and Neuroscientist who shares that our human instincts …

Ep. 45 Finding Your Blind Spots

December 5th, 2019

37:31

Likky Lavji is a well-known business mentor, visionary, speaker, coach, and entrepreneur who helps people identify blind spots and live a life of congruence. In this episode, Likky shares his career journey, leadership …

Ep. 44 How to Eat and Beat Disease

December 1st, 2019

16:37

Dr. William Li is a physician, scientist, and author of Eat to Beat disease a novel focused on activating your body's self-defense system. Dr. Li spent years researching a thesis of "why don't we get sick more?" In this …

Ep. 43 Food Waste Fortune Tellers

November 26th, 2019

41:23

Keely Wachs is the Vice President of Communications and Impact at Zume, a company that appears to be organizing a smarter sustainable food system. Can predictive food analysis reduce the unforeseen increases in food …

Ep. 42 Blockchains Role In Healthcare

November 22nd, 2019

26:54

Heather Flannery is the Global Lead at Consensys Health who shares what vulnerable life challenges lead to overcoming a distaste for healthcare, how …

Ep. 41 Staying True To Yourself

November 19th, 2019

30:27

Ardy Arianpour is the CEO and co-founder of SEQSTER whose company accidentally fell upon a software that cracked the code of interoperability allowing healthcare providers and patients to access all of their personal …

Ep. 40 10-year-old Ryan Hickman Leads Global Recycling Effort

November 15th, 2019

20:45

Ryan Hickman is the Founder of Ryan's Recycling. Ryan began collecting bottles and cans for his neighborhood when he was 3.5 years old. 7 years later …

Ep. 39 Helping Fix The Recycling Crisis

November 13th, 2019

1:06:16

Mitch Hedlund is the founder of the nonprofit organization Recycle Across America (RAA) and Recycle Across the World (RAW). In this episode of the Real Leaders Podcast she discusses the U.S. and global recycling crisis …

Ep. 38 How Culture Attracts Culture

August 8th, 2019

27:30

David Young is the CEO of Participate an organization that enables teachers and students of all areas to experience a fun education abroad. Many B-Corps are mission driven companies that tend to draw employees who share …

Ep. 37 Why Solar Is Soaring

July 31st, 2019

30:30

Chad Farrell is the Founder and CEO of Encore Renewable Energy who explains where the panels come from, how solar farms are financed and the …

Ep. 36 Inspire A Shared Vision

July 24th, 2019

17:23

Episode 36 features Robert Acton, the CEO of Cause Strategy Partners who discusses board seat placement, managing pushback, setting a vision, and inspiring a shared vision. 

Ep. 35 CEO Gives Tour Of West Paw Inc.

July 18th, 2019

30:52

Because who doesn't want to see how dog toys are made? Bear with us on audio experience as Spencer moves throughout the floor and try to visualize their massive machinery. If you’re at all interested in how West Paw …

Ep. 34 The Most Important Person In The Building

July 15th, 2019

24:02

Who is the most important person in the building? We sit down with Scott Koloms the CEO of Facilities Management Services who thinks Janitors deserve …

Ep. 33 Short Term vs. Long Term Thinking

June 19th, 2019

47:03

John-Paul Maxfield is the Founder and CEO of Waste Farmers who believes long-term thinking fundamentally solves the needs of social and environmental …

Ep. 32 Ecological Intelligence

May 30th, 2019

28:35

We sit down with Aaron Fairchild, CEO of Green Canopy to learn how his mission-driven real estate group is creating a  competitive advantage in the housing market. When there are two homes that cost the same but one is …

AKON REVEALS CRYPTO PLAN FOR AFRICA

April 23rd, 2019

53:43

From music to cryptocurrency, see how one of the world's most popular artists is harnessing his platform for good.  Majority of the public  know Akon …

Ep. 31 The Benevolent Dictator

April 16th, 2019

36:09

Thomas Raffa, founder of Raffa-Marcum’s Nonprofit & Social Sector Group, shares his thoughts on shared value principles, what lead him to start a mission oriented company with quality services and how his group is …

Ep. 30 How To Change Minds

April 8th, 2019

39:24

Kristin Carroll is the CEO of Rescue The Behavior Change Agency who was working for a major marketing firm in NYC when she realized she wanted to …

Ep. 29 Empowering Leadership

April 1st, 2019

51:22

Micro-powered design or MpowerD empowers emerging economies by extending clean and affordable energy to create opportunities from problems. On this podcast listen to why MpowerD started, how they are able to reduce …

Ep. 28 Celebrating Rejections-Lisa Kurtis, CEO Kuli Kuli

March 28th, 2019

29:41

Founder & CEO, Lisa Curtis discovered a magical nutrient called Moringa in Niger, West Africa when she was 22 years old serving in the Peace …

Ep. 27 How Leadership Manifests In Your Products

March 25th, 2019

40:40

Will Chen is the founder and CEO of P.L.A.Y., a San Francisco-based company that specializes in lifestyle pet products such as pet beds, toys and outdoor gear. P.L.A.Y. is one of the only three companies in the pet …

Ep.26 Life Before Social Entrepreneurism

March 21st, 2019

37:22

Shannon Keith, CEO of Sudara, speaks about her passion for social entrepreneurship and the journey towards creating her ethical apparel brand. Sudara is a company that aims to help minimize sex-trafficking in India by …

Ep. 25 Making Money From Waste

March 18th, 2019

12:12

Rick Perez is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer or Avanguard Innovative, who helps manage, measure, and monetize your hidden green assets. The …

Ep. 24 The Governments Role In Emerging Economies with David Bohigian, CEO of OPIC

March 14th, 2019

10:39

In this interview learn about how the government is taking action to improve emerging economies. David Bohigian is the Acting President and CEO of OPIC the Overseas Private Investment Corporation that provides direct …

Ep. 23 Jack Sim, World Toilet Organization

March 11th, 2019

19:23

2.5 billion people lack sanitation, when Jack Sim turned 40 years old he left the construction industry and decided to devote the rest of his life to …

Ep. 22 Cultural Leadership

March 7th, 2019

30:18

Ahad Ghadimi, CEO of Forums@Work opens up about how failure turned into meaningful insight that would forever shape his destiny. Over half of the US …

Ep. 21 I Want to Impact 1 Billion Lives

March 4th, 2019

18:27

Ting Shih is the co-founder and CEO of Click Medix whose company was founded with the intent to impact 1 billion lives.  Click Medix provides an all-in-one platform for underserved and uninsured patients to access …

Ep. 20 We First CEO, Simon Mainwaring

January 10th, 2019

34:19

Simon Mainwaring is the founder and CEO of We First, a creative consultancy that builds purpose-driven brands. Simon’s book, We First: How brands and …

Ep. 19 CMO of Barnana, Nik Ingersoll

December 21st, 2018

29:25

A lot of social entrepreneurs struggle with maximizing profits and scaling their business but Nik Ingersoll is not one of them. Nik is the co-founder …

Ep. 18 Troublemaker Turned Blockchain Millionaire

December 20th, 2018

34:51

On this Episode 23 of the Real Leaders Podcast Jeremy Gardner talks about the lifestyle of a #blockchain millionaire, breaks down the potential of …

Ep. 17 Self-awareness and Leadership

November 16th, 2018

1:50:45

Rebecca Zucker makes leadership attainable. In this podcast, she tells you why we should focus on the positives more than the negatives. If you're …

Ep. 16 No Formula For A Leader

November 16th, 2018

34:24

"Leadership is learning how to disappoint people at a rate that they can absorb". Leadership consultant, author of his book Rising to Power: The …

Ep. 15 The Agritect

November 16th, 2018

37:06

How much does agriculture play a role in climate change? This episode dives deeper into the world's food problem. Throughout this conversation, …

Ep. 14 Patent Secrets For Entrepreneurs

November 16th, 2018

32:40

Ep.18 with Passage to Profit Show hosts Elizabeth & Richard Gearhart who are owners of Gearhart Law that specializes in intellectual property. On this episode, we dive into why and how to get a #patent, the terms of …

Ep. 13 Evolution of Purpose to Profit

November 16th, 2018

32:14

Joanna is the founding executive director of League of Innovators who believes we can create enterprises that are not only profitable but create social and environmental value in the world - no excuses. For Joanna its …

Ep. 12 Growing As a Leader

November 16th, 2018

28:18

Karen Walker is a consultant, author, and advisor to CEOs and senior leaders. She helps her clients grow their companies with successful outcomes …

Ep. 11 Take Your Leadership to the Next Level

November 16th, 2018

31:28

Scott is president of The Eblin Group, a leadership development firm committed to helping executives lead and live at their best. As a recognized expert on leadership, global speaker, best-selling author, and executive …

Ep. 10 Diaper Company Reduces Millions of Plastic Waste

November 13th, 2018

29:44

Jason Graham-Nye, Co-founder of gDiapers tells the story of his sustainable diaper company to host Kevin Edwards and notes the trends he has seen from consumers and economies around the world to reduce plastic waste. In …

Ep. 9 Is Peace The Most Scarce Resource?

October 15th, 2018

24:49

In Episode 9, Kevin sits down with Federico Rivas, a 26-year-old entrepreneur and real leader. In 22 minutes today you’ll learn about how growing up …

Ep. 8 Chief Economist, Basketball, and Ethics

October 4th, 2018

42:22

Chief Economist talks to our host Kevin Edwards about how transparency, ethics, and basketball all relate to business. If you don't like this podcast and want better questions leave us a review and have your question …

Ep. 7 Barbara Minuzzi, Brazilian Immigrant Generates Millions In Venture Capital

September 24th, 2018

30:07

Barbara Minuzzi a Brazilian immigrant who faced discrimination at the workplace and came to America to lead a purposeful life capitalizing on biotech …

Ep. 6 Barney Swan, South Pole Survivor

September 17th, 2018

27:47

This is the story of Barney Swan, the man on a mission to remove 320 million tons of Co2 out of the atmosphere by 2025 . On this episode #6 Barney …

Ep. 5 Erik Anderson, Lifelong Leadership

September 4th, 2018

30:56

Kevin sits down with Erik Anderson, Executive Chairman of Top Golf Entertainment Group, Singularity University, and the owner of West River Group. In …

Ep. 4 Dioselin Gonzalez, Mixed Reality

September 4th, 2018

21:40

Kevin sits down with Dioselin Gonzalez, the Senior Director of Engineering Mixed Reality Experiences at Microsoft who is implementing mixed reality …

Ep. 3 Pablos Holman, Hacking for Good

September 4th, 2018

41:24

Kevin sits down with Pablos Holman who is a futuristic badass hacker redefining how business approaches the worlds biggest problems. In this podcast, …

Ep. 2 Vishweswar Eswaran, 15 y/o sustainable farming

September 4th, 2018

14:14

Kevin sits down with Vishwe, a 15 y/o stud from India who found that since the 1990's more than 300k farmers have committed suicide in India alone …

Ep. 1 Tricia Stevens, LUSH Handmade Cosmetics

August 13th, 2018

43:54

In our first ever episode, Kevin talks shop with Tricia Stevens from LUSH Handmade Cosmetics to talk about the secret sauce to how LUSH connects with their customers, hires and maintains employees like Tricia for 20 …

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