Episodes
A leading expert on emotional fitness, Nataly Kogan is an entrepreneur, best-selling author, and keynote speaker on a mission to help millions of people struggle less and thrive more in work and life. Nataly immigrated to the US as a refugee from the former Soviet Union when she was 13 years old. Starting her American life on welfare, she went on to reach the highest levels of success at McKinsey and Microsoft, as a Managing Director at a venture capital fund, and as founder or executive at 5...
Published 01/17/22
Mike Ettore's distinguished record of providing effective leadership and achieving superior results in a wide range of challenging environments stems from his unique professional background. In addition to having retired as a Marine Corps Infantry officer and decorated combat leader, he also served successfully as a C-level executive. Over the course of both careers, Mike developed a reputation for being an exceptionally effective mentor and developer of leaders.
Published 01/10/22
Carey Nieuwhof is a bestselling leadership author, speaker, podcaster, and former attorney. He hosts one of today’s most influential leadership podcasts. His podcast, blog and online content are accessed by leaders over 1.5 million times each month. He speaks to leaders around the world about leadership, change and personal growth. Carey and his wife, Toni, live north of Toronto.
Published 01/03/22
Jenny Radcliffe is a social engineer and security expert. She focuses on the human elements that are so often exploited by those seeking to gain unauthorized access online and in the real world. Branded a ‘people hacker’, as well as bypassing the strictest security she can diffuse a crisis and spot a lie in seconds. Like ethical hackers in the digital world, Jenny exposes security flaws for the greater good – to highlight weaknesses, raise awareness, and enable fixes.
Published 12/27/21
Today’s guest is Angelo Poli, transformation specialist and founder of MetPro, the advanced methodology that analyzes an individual’s specific response to diet and activity, and adjusts based on their personal needs and goals. Through MetPro’s strategic and personalized approach to health, Angelo and his team have made it their mission to redirect each of their clients toward achieving their greatest results.
Published 12/20/21
Mary Fox is the co-founder and CEO of Marlow; a manager development platform combining in-house expert coaches with interactive resources. Marlow’s mission is to help managers and emerging leaders gain access to the resources they need to drive success for themselves and their teams. Mary has more than 13 years of experience in people operations, business operations, and product marketing.
Published 12/13/21
If there is one constant about the fourteen leadership traits recognized by the Marine Corps, it is that not one of them stands alone or above all the others. They are intertwined and interdependent, like the parts of a fine watch or the gears in a complex machine. Absent one trait, all the others are affected: the watch loses time, the machine malfunctions. Without unselfishness, it may be difficult to be dependable. Without knowledge, it’s tough to make solid judgment calls.
Published 12/10/21
Teneshia Jackson Warner developed the Dream Project to help its attendees push aside obstacles in business and in life to reach their goals. This episode is a deep dive and inspirational conversation on being more purposeful, impactful, dreaming big. It's about letting go of our external world and putting our inner-self into the driver's seat. It's all about doing the "Big Stretch" so we can realize our dreams.
Published 12/02/21
As leaders we need to understand the power of communication. If we're going to create cultures of decentralized leadership Senior Leaders need to focus on manically communicating intent; where the organization is going and why. We also need to understand that we cannot over-communicate our intent.  Former Netflix Chief Talent Officer Patty McCord drives this point home with two stories in this micro-dose episode. To listen to the full Patty McCord Episode see Episode-359 from January 5th, 2019.
Published 11/29/21
Terri Cole worked as a talent agent for actors and supermodels. She was your typical Type A overachiever with zero balance and no internal peace. Her ambition fanned the “must get to the top” flames as she zipped across the country from Los Angeles to New York City fueled by caffeine, nicotine, and adrenalin. Her mission now is teaching people how to attract and sustain healthy, vibrant, Real Love into their lives and how to establish and maintain effective boundaries with ease and grace.
Published 11/24/21
Oliver North is a combat decorated U.S. Marine, #1 best-selling author, founder of a small business and holder of three U.S. patents. For seventeen years he was a syndicated columnist and host of “War Stories” on FOX News Channel. In May 2018, he retired from FOX News to serve as the 66th president of the National Rifle Association of America.
Published 11/22/21
Limiting beliefs, self-doubt, imposter syndrome...unfortunately these are realities we all have to deal with on our path towards living lives of significance and consequence. The Good News...We're not alone. We're not "wrong" if our mind is your own worst enemy. This is universal...and everybody is going through it. In this quick episode we revisit our conversation with Shark Tank's own Barbara Corcoran where she shares with us how she goes to battle daily, even now, with her own limiting...
Published 11/20/21
In this episode, leading psychologist Jessica Tracy reveals how our most misunderstood emotion—pride—has shaped our minds and our culture, and shows how we can harness its power. In the right doses and the right contexts, it has been proven to boost creativity, motivate altruism, and confer power and prestige on those who display it. Avoiding the bad kind of pride while nurturing the good kind might just be the secret to success.
Published 11/15/21
In this episode we revisit Richard's conversation with Gene Kranz, former NASA Flight Director, and how accountability was imperative in creating a culture of trust and smart risk-taking. The full Gene Kranz conversation can be found on Episode-05 dated January 22nd, 2013.
Published 11/10/21
Lance Tanaka is the founder and Managing Director of The Lance Tanaka Group and has held top posts in the US and Asia with Pepsi-Cola Indonesia, Taiwan, Singapore, and Japan; he also was Vice President of International for Nike-Cole Haan in Hong Kong. His book Dream and Achieve—90 Days to a Life of Purpose. His 2019 book, Stories from the Top: The 8 Core Leadership Challenges and How the Best Executive Overcame Them, is popular among the C-suite crowd and those who seek to get there.
Published 11/08/21
With a career that spanned more than 30 years, Lisa Lampanelli was a constant on the comedy scene. With numerous tours, Grammy nominations, and national appearances and specials under her belt, she went on to speak with unflinching honesty about her lifelong food and body-image issues, and has since gone from insulter to inspirer. She announced her retirement from stand-up comedy in late 2018 and is now dedicating her life to performing in storytelling shows and being a general overall bad-ass.
Published 11/05/21
J.R. Martinez is a burn survivor, Army veteran, actor, who won Dancing with the Stars, and became a New York Times best-selling author. Now, he speaks all over the world to share his story and knowledge on overcoming life’s battles. Throughout life we are all experiencing ReBirths by ReImagining, ReInventing and ReCreating ourselves into the people we are meant to be. J.R is all about leading a significant life, creating new beginnings and overcoming adversity.
Published 11/01/21
Jason Harris is the co-founder & CEO of the award-winning creative advertising agency Mekanism, co-founder of the Creative Alliance and author of the national bestseller, The Soulful Art of Persuasion. Harris works closely with brands through a blend of creativity and performance. Iconic brands he's worked with include Peloton, Ben & Jerry’s, Jose Cuervo, Alaska Airlines, Charles Schwab and OkCupid, among others.
Published 10/26/21
Doug C Brown is the CEO of Business Success Factors, where he helps businesses grow and accelerate their sales revenue as well as to expand and optimize it. He also works with B2B business coaches and consultants to help them grow their businesses so they can have higher profits and a better quality of life.
Published 10/25/21
Dr. Leaf discusses how we shouldn't settle into our mental mess as if it's just our new normal. She discusses that there's hope and help available to us--and the road to healthier thoughts and peak happiness may actually be shorter than you think. Dr. Leaf discusses her proven five-step plan on how we can eliminate the root of anxiety, depression, and intrusive thoughts in your life so we can experience dramatically improved mental and physical health.
Published 10/19/21
Evolutionary biologists Heather Heying and Bret Weinstein explain how the modern world is out of sync with our ancient brains and bodies. We evolved to live in clans, but today most people don't even know their neighbors' names. Survival in our earliest societies depended on leveraging the advantages of our sex differences, but today even the concept of biological sex is increasingly dismissed as offensive. The cognitive dissonance spawned by trying to live in a society we're not built for is...
Published 10/18/21
Frank Siller is the President and CEO of the Tunnel to Towers Foundation. Frank and his family worked hard to establish this organization in memory of his brother, Stephen, who was killed in the 9/11 attacks. Stephen was about to leave for home when he learned of the attack. Regrettably, he was killed that day. As a result, the ‘Stephen Tunnel to Towers Foundation’ was established to assist the families of the first responders during the tragedy.
Published 10/11/21
General Stanley McChrystal retired in July 2010 as a four-star general in the U.S. Army. His last assignment was as the commander of the International Security Assistance Force and as the commander of the U.S. forces in Afghanistan. He had previously served as the director of the Joint Staff and as the commander of the Joint Special Operations Command.
Published 10/04/21
Ricardo Gamarra is Founder and CEO of AsomBroso Tequila. A triumphant entrepreneur who formed various other enterprises in the creative arts industry. AsomBroso Tequila has matured into a nationally acclaimed ultra-premium brand and one of “Top Tequilas” according to the San Francisco Spirits Competition. Ricardo also works for West Coast Craft Spirits which is the California distributing arm for AsomBroso Tequila.
Published 09/20/21