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A celebration of people, ideas and companies that stand out.


164 How to Build Billion-Dollar Startups | Osman Rashid founder Chegg & Convo.com
Jun 1 • 53 min
Today, the second in a two-part series on entrepreneurship with none other than Osman Rishad, the founder of $8B, publicly-traded Chegg and now Convo.com. This is an inspiring conversation with a legendary entrepreneur about building billion-dollar…
163 How to build a breakthrough | Mike Maples, Jr. Floodgate Capital
May 25 • 91 min
Today, the 1st in a two-part series on entrepreneurship, we have entrepreneur, Co-Founder of FloodGate and host of “Starting Greatness” Mike Maples, Jr. He recently wrote “How to build a breakthrough: the secret of back-casting” and we’re going to go deep…
162 Tangentially Speaking w/ Dr. Christopher Ryan Bestselling Author & Podcaster
May 20 • 79 min
Today, we continue our run of legendary authors and podcasters with Dr. Christopher Ryan, author of New York Times bestsellers, Sex at Dawn: How We Mate, Why We Stray, and What it Means for Modern Relationships and Civilized to Death: The Price of…
161 What IBM’s Experience In The Great Depression Teaches Today’s CEOs | Kevin Maney
May 15 • 40 min
Today, we continue our run of legendary authors with Kevin Maney. He’s the world’s leading authority on IBM’s history. He shares some amazing insights into what IBM did during the 1930’s that ultimately positioned them for greatness. We also have a…
160 Radical Business Transformation | Clint Carnell, CEO Hydrafacial
May 11 • 56 min
Today, we have Clint Carnall, CEO of HydraFacial to share an extraordinary story of resilience, creativity, and action in a very short period of time. Clint’s company was one of the many companies that were amassing tens of millions of dollars in revenue,…
159 Life Design w/ Rhonda Smith
May 5 • 57 min
Today, a magical, mystical bestselling author and podcaster, Rhonda Smith, is with us today. She’s got a new book out called The Whole Method and a soul-affirming podcast called Cosmic Smith. She’s incredibly open about what she calls “radical fullness.”…
158 Turn Barriers Into Windows w/ Marine Akshay Nanavati
May 1 • 64 min
Welcome to another amazing episode with Combat Veteran and US Marine Akshay Nanavati. He joined us at Episode 142, which was one of the top-rated episodes. Due to insistent public demand, he’s back. Akshay is a speaker, entrepreneur, ultra runner,…
157 How AI Can Work For Everyone w/ Girl Decoded Author, Rana el Kaliouby
Apr 29 • 75 min
Today, we have a riveting conversation with Dr. Rana el Kaliouby. She’s a tech / AI entrepreneur and the author of a brand new book out called Girl Decoded. Rana is the co-founder and CEO of Affectiva. Her work on A.I. is bleeding edge, particularly…
156 Samsung Rising: Geoffrey Cain, Bestselling Author
Apr 24 • 113 min
We continue our run of legendary authors with best selling author of the brand new book Samsung Rising, Geoffrey Cain. He takes us into both South and North Korea, what it’s like to live in both places and how relatively small South Korea gained out-sized…
155 4Star General Stan McChrystal: Crisis Leadership, Digital Business & Government, COVID19 & Advice for the US President
Apr 20 • 63 min
Today, we have a legendary conversation with a legendary American Hero, retired 4-Star General, bestselling author, entrepreneur and educator Stan McChrystal. He is the partner of Chris Fussel who was recently on Follow Your Different Episode #149. We get…
154 Responsible Hyper-growth w/ Arisa Amano & Bob Remeika Co-founders Internal.IO
Apr 15 • 38 min
In this episode, two mission-driven, Silicon Valley entrepreneurs Arisa Amano and Bob Remeika, co-founders of hot startup Internal.IO and they are on a mission to change Internal systems and productivity. We have a real conversation about how technology…
153 How to be a Conscious Creator w/ Sachit Gupta
Apr 13 • 83 min
Today, we have a riveting conversation with Sachit Gupta. He’s been in the background helping some of the top podcasters and content creators build their businesses. He’s an expert at building and monetizing digital content. Recently, he stepped out and…
152 Meet Magic Johnson, Hulk Hogan, Dennis Rodman’s Super Agent, Darren Prince.
Apr 8 • 54 min
Today the legendary super agent Darren Prince. We dig into it all, how he went from sports memorabilia to a super agent. Pay special attention to why Darren wants to inspire people to overcome addiction. This is an extraordinary guy and conversation, I…
151 The Man Who Saved Metallica Wants To Save You Too w/ Phil Towle
Apr 6 • 49 min
Today the legendary performance coach to rock stars, Phil Towle, joins us today to talk about how we can deal with the coronavirus crisis and how we can make a difference. Phil is a sensei among sensei on life coaching and life design. Kirk Hammett, of…
150 Hacks for Joy At Work w/ Best selling author & #1 Apple Podcaster Bruce Daisley
Apr 3 • 57 min
We continue our run of legendary authors with Twitter’s former head of Europe Operations, Bruce Daisley. He’s got a new book out called Eat, Sleep, Work, Repeat, He’s also got a great podcast of the same name! This conversation is fun as we talk about…
149 What 9/11 Taught Us About Leadership w/ Chris Fussell Navy Seal & President McChrystal Group
Apr 1 • 59 min
Today, we have a very timely conversation about leadership and crisis management with a highly decorated Navy Seal Chris Fussell. He partnered with 4-star General Stanley McCrystal to retool the US military after 9/11. Chris is a legendary American hero,…
148 Are You Undervaluing Your Customers? w/ Rob Markey of Bain & Co.
Mar 30 • 42 min
We speak with Rob Markey of Bain & Co today about his breakthrough piece for Harvard Business Review “Are You Undervaluing Your Customers?”Rob also leads the Net Promoter Score Loyalty Forum and his Firm, Bain, invented the Net Promoter Score (NPS). We…
147 How coronavirus really started? w/ #1 Tech Analyst R “Ray” Wang, Chairman, Constellation Research
Mar 27 • 36 min
Today, #1 technology analyst, author of the smash hit, “Disrupting Digital Business” and founder of Constellation Research, Ray Wang is back. To add to our list of controversial episodes, Ray shares his thoughts on how Coronavirus really started, It’s…
146 Keep Calm & Carry on w/ Security Expert Morgan Wright
Mar 25 • 65 min
Today, we have Security Guru Morgan Wright, a distinguished professional in law enforcement and an internationally recognized expert on cybersecurity, cyberterrorism, and privacy. We talk all things security: how to deal with fear, scams, self-defense and…
145 Tucker Max, The Coronavirus & The Dawn of a New Golden Age
Mar 23 • 57 min
Our guest today has written four New York Times Best Sellers, three of which, hit #1. He was America’s favorite bad boy, turned entrepreneur and philosopher-king, Tucker Max. We have a fantastic conversation about the coronavirus, what he and his family…
144 Dushka Zapata, Coronavirus Acts of Kindness
Mar 20 • 37 min
We continue our run of legendary authors. Today, one of the most prolific and important writers in the world, Dushka Zapata. Her work has been viewed over 157 million times on question & answer site Quora. In this episode, we get right into how she’s…
143 Why Less Is So Much More w/ Courtney Carver Project 333 Author
Mar 16 • 51 min
We continue our run of legendary authors with Courtney Carver, author of Soulful Simplicity and the brand new Project 333. We talk about The Project 333 Challenge, wearing only 33 items of clothing for three months. People who do this report less anxiety…
142 Extreme Life, Extraordinary Meaning w/ Marine Combat Vet Akshay Nanavati
Mar 9 • 85 min
Welcome to an amazing episode with Combat Veteran and US Marine Akshay Nanavati. He’s a speaker, entrepreneur, ultra runner, non-profit founder and best selling author. We have a stunning conversation about why overcoming extraordinary challenges is the…
141 The Real DEA Narcos Javier Peña & Steve Murphy Part 2
Mar 5 • 75 min
Welcome to part two of our dialogue with the real DEA Narcos Javier Peña and Steve Murphy. These are the two real American heroes who partnered with Colombian Law Enforcement to take down the world’s 1st Narco Terrorist, Pablo Escobar, and their story is…
141 The Real DEA Narcos Javier Peña & Steve Murphy Part 1
Mar 2 • 60 min
Welcome to our super, special two-part dialogue with the real DEA Narcos Javier Peña and Steve Murphy. In this first episode, they take us behind the scenes of how they came together, from the US to Columbia, and worked for six years, to get Pablo…
140 Built, Not Born w/ Self-Made Billionaire Tom Golisano, Founder Paychex
Feb 25 • 38 min
Today, we speak with self-made Billionaire, Founder of $30B market cap, Paychex. You’re gonna love this guy! He has a new book: Built, Not Born: A Self-Made Billionaire’s No-Nonsense Guide for Entrepreneurs. We dig into the book and his insights on why…
139 World Without Waste w/ Steve Pratt CEO of AI Startup Noodle
Feb 19 • 59 min
This is our second in our two-part series on Digital Business, with Steve Pratt, CEO of Noodle.AI, the remarkable startup on a mission to changing global manufacturing and supply chain business. We have a real conversation about how the combination of…
138 Digital Business Guru Big Ben Rewis
Feb 17 • 65 min
This is our first in a special two-part series on Digital Business. The legendary Big Ben Rewis joins us today to have a real, powerful conversation about digital businesses today and how big data can contribute to sustainability. In our next episode,…
137 Sex & Intimacy w/ Alice Little #1 Companion At Moonlite Bunny Ranch
Feb 12 • 43 min
This is a very special episode and a very different episode. Part 1 was with Intimacy Coach Allana Pratt. Today, for Part 2 in our series on Intimacy and Sex, we welcome Alice Little, legal sex worker and #1 Luxury Companion at the Moonlite Bunny Ranch in…
136 Intimacy & Sex w/ Allana Pratt
Feb 10 • 56 min
Yup, we’re doing it! For this week, we have a two-part special on Intimacy and Sex. In this episode, everyone’s favorite intimacy guru and coach, Allana Pratt. This conversation is a wonderful, magical mystery tour about intimacy, pain, pleasure, how we…
135 Restoring the Soul of Business w/ Rishad Tobaccowala
Feb 5 • 51 min
Today, we feature another great author in this series. Rishad Tobaccowala is the Chief Growth Officer at Publicis Groupe, an advertising and communications firm with 80,000 people! He has a brand new book, Restoring the Soul of Business. We talk about how…
134 Wisdom At Work w/ Chip Conley
Feb 3 • 56 min
This is a powerful conversation about mid-life design with Chip Conley. He used to be the CEO of the second-largest based boutique hotel in the US. He then ended up joining Air BNB, to help the young founders of Airbnb navigate their growth in the…
133 New York Times #1 Best Seller Ryan Holiday On Stillness, Wisdom, Faith, Peter Thiel & More
Jan 24 • 54 min
We continue our run of legendary Authors and today, our guest is NYT #1 Best Selling author Ryan Holiday. Ryan is one of the most important writers of our time and hanging out in his brain, makes you a different person! We talk about stillness, wisdom,…
132 Sizing People Up w/ FBI Agent Robin Dreeke
Jan 22 • 70 min
In this episode, we continue our run on legendary authors. We hang out with former Marine, FBI agent and Chief of the FBI Counterintelligence Behavioral Analysis Program, Robin Dreeke. This guy used to hang out with foreign spies in an effort to get them…
131 How to Build Billion Dollar Startups w/ David Sacks
Jan 17 • 60 min
In this episode, we have a real conversation about legendary entrepreneurs and investor David Sacks about how to build billion-dollar startups. We talk about how startups go off the rails and what is ok and not ok to lose money on. We also touch on why…
130 Grumpy Old Geek Jason DeFillippo
Jan 15 • 49 min
He’s back! Podcast legend and co-host of Grumpy Old Geeks podcast, Jason DeFillippo joins us for another dynamic conversation about deep fakes, streaming services, and tech that will or will not change your life in 2020. Deep Fakes and Video Editing…
129 How to go from Sales Rep to Chairman of The Board in Silicon Valley w/ Elisa Steele
Jan 13 • 56 min
In this episode, we are taken for a ride on how to go from sales rep to Chairman of the board with the amazing Elisa Steele. We have a powerful conversation about how she went from sales rep to regional sales to CMO, then CEO. We also talk about what…
128 Human Behavior & Loving People with Different Abilities w/ Dr. Sean Peterson
Jan 6 • 60 min
This dialogue is a glimpse into a legend— whose name might not be world-renown but surely is worth getting to know—Dr. Sean Peterson. We connected over our love of people and children who are, “differently-abled. We talk about autism, uniqueness, human…
127 How To Get & Stay Fit w/ Joey Wolfe
Jan 3 • 52 min
For our first episode this year 2020, we hang out with professional athlete fitness trainer and founder of Paradigm Sport in Santa Cruz, CA, Joey Wolfe. Today we go beyond all of 7-minute abs BS, get fit quick, scams and shams and have a real, different…
126 Grief & Happiness For The Holidays w/ Dushka Zapata
Dec 23, 2019 • 33 min
Today, one of the most prolific and important writers in the world, Dushka Zapata, joins us for a very unusual but moving discussion. They talk about grief, happiness and why its okay to opt-out for the holidays. Her work has been viewed over 150 million…
125 Bas Rutten: How to over-come anything w/ UFC Hall of Famer & O2 Trainer Inventor
Dec 20, 2019 • 64 min
One of Christopher Lochhead’s hero, UFC Hall of Famer and MMA legend Bas Rutten joins us today for another powerful and insightful conversation. We talk about how as a Dutch Kid, Bas, over-came horrible asthma and eczema, and bullying to become, the…
124 John McAfee For President
Dec 13, 2019 • 44 min
After breaking the internet with our Mia Khalifa Episode 111, we are bringing you another episode with John McAfee, Legendary Silicon Valley entrepreneur, and 2020 U.S Presidential candidate. He joins us to share his experiences in Silicon Valley and…
123 This Could Be Our Future w/ Yancey Strickler, Kickstarter Co-Founder
Dec 11, 2019 • 65 min
Join us in another fascinating and timely discussion with Yancey Strickler, Co-Founder & former CEO of Kickstarter, one of the most important new companies in the Startup ecosystem. He is the author of the new book This Could Be Our Future: A Manifesto…
122 Legendary Lighting & Nightclub Designer Steve Lieberman
Dec 9, 2019 • 57 min
Today, entrepreneur and the incredibly creative guy Steve Lieberman, Founder & CEO of SJ Lighting, joins us today for another riveting conversation. Steve and his team have had a hand in almost every nightclub and electronic music festival in the US for…
121 Secrets of Sand Hill Road Venture Capital, w/ Scott Kupor Managing Partner, Andreessen Horowitz
Dec 4, 2019 • 61 min
In another riveting episode, Scott Kupor, the managing partner of one of the highest-profile VC on the planet over the last decade, Andreessen Horowitz, joins us today to discuss startups, how to get funded and a lot more! He is also the author of the…
120 Security, Deep Fakes & Apple Glasses Oh My! w/ Dave Bittner
Nov 27, 2019 • 62 min
Today, Dave Bittner, Producer and Host of The CyberWire Podcast and Hacking Humans podcast, joins us for a timely discussion about security, the future, deep fakes Apple glasses and more. He is a regular guest of podcast Grumpy Old Geeks with previous…
119 From Experiences To Transformations w/ Joe Pine
Nov 25, 2019 • 55 min
We continue our run of legendary authors and today, we hang out with one of the smartest people in business, Joe Pine, one of the godfathers of “The Experience Economy.” It’s the 20th anniversary of his seminal work and he is reissuing an updated version…
118 Why Are We Yelling w/ Buster Benson
Nov 22, 2019 • 52 min
In this episode, we continue our run of legendary authors as we feature Buster Benson and his new book, “Why are we yelling?: A fascinating look at why and who we argue.” Buster shares with us the inspiration of his book, the constant-learning that he is…
117 What School Could Be w/ Ted Dintersmith
Nov 18, 2019 • 84 min
We continue our run of legendary VCs and legendary authors like our guest for today, Ted Dintersmith. He’s a former top tech VC and he’s the author of the book What School Could Be: Insights and Inspiration from Teachers Across America. This is a powerful…
116 Dreamforce Special w/ Salesforce’s Vala Afshar
Nov 15, 2019 • 35 min
This special episode is with Chief Digital Evangelist at Salesforce.com Vala Afshar. Coinciding with Dreamforce —Salesforce.com’s annual mega-conference in San Francisco, Vala shares with us what it’s like to be a leader in the digital media age. He also…
115 Heidi Roizen Silicon Valley Legend
Nov 13, 2019 • 66 min
Today’s guest is none other than Silicon Valley Legend, Heidi Roizen. She is an accomplished, Entrepreneur, former head of developer relations at Apple and now, a legendary VC. She shares with us why today is the Golden Era for entrepreneurship, how any…
114 Think Like Amazon w/ John Rossman
Nov 6, 2019 • 56 min
For the second part of our two-part series on legendary category king companies, we are featuring John Rossman, author of “Think Like Amazon.” We have a fun, insightful conversation about how Amazon became arguably the most innovative category king in the…
113 Netflix’s Founding CEO Marc Randolph
Nov 4, 2019 • 59 min
Category King Marc Randolph, the founding CEO of Netflix, joins us today for a stunning conversation about business and life. He’s got a legendary bestseller out called That Will NEVER Work: The Birth of Netflix and the Amazing Life of an Idea, which he…
112 California Wildfires & The Heroes Who Fight Them w/ TJ Welch
Oct 30, 2019 • 64 min
As California is suffering another horrible season of wildfires, we thought it would be powerful to give you some inspiring insight into how heroes fight these massive fires. On this special reissue episode, Retired Battalion Chief TJ Welch gives us an…
111 Mia Khalifa Digital Media Super Star
Oct 21, 2019 • 81 min
Former adult actor and now digital media star, Mia Khalifa, joins us today for another riveting conversation. She walked away at the peak of her popularity to design a new life and career. She shares with us today about her past and how low self-esteem…
110 Startup Marketing: Viviana Faga Emergence Capital
Oct 16, 2019 • 63 min
We have another riveting and insightful episode today with Viviana Faga, Operating Partner at Emergence Capital. She is in-charge of marketing and helped create over 150B in new market cap. Today she shares some of her amazing experiences working both…
109 Build A Tribe of Millionaires w/ David Osborn & Pat Hiban
Oct 2, 2019 • 64 min
Best selling authors of Tribe of Millionaires, David Osborn and Pat Hiban, joins us to share the story behind their new book. We also have a no BS conversation on making money and why its an important fuel to your life. Beyond money, we also talk about…
108 Top 1% of Enterprise Technology Investors Bruce Cleveland
Sep 30, 2019 • 60 min
As we continue our run on legendary VCs, we feature today Bruce Cleveland, an entrepreneur, executive, venture capital investor and best selling author of Traversing the Traction Gap. We have a fun and insightful conversation today about the state of…
107 How FanDuel Became a Category King & The Future of Podcasting w/ Nigel Eccles
Sep 25, 2019 • 91 min
Our guest is the legendary entrepreneur Nigel Eccles. He’s the founder of Fan Duel, the category king in Daily fantasy sports. We go deep on how Fan Duel created and ultimately dominated this mega category. We also talk about how they created a…
106 Silicon Valley Legend Randy Komisar
Sep 23, 2019 • 106 min
Silicon Valley legend, Randy Komisar joins us today in a longer than usual episode, but definitely an information-packed conversation. He shares a piece of his mind to us especially on how to have a legendary career, what it’s like to be dubbed as the…
105 The Freak Factor w/ David Rendall
Sep 18, 2019 • 82 min
Today’s guest is David Rendall—a standup comedian, with a doctorate in organizational leadership and author of The Freak Factor—gives us a run-down on self-acceptance which benefits our personal and business life. He talks about how our weaknesses can…
104 Enterprise Tech Category Queen Jennifer Tejada
Sep 16, 2019 • 67 min
Our guest for today is the CEO of the newly public, enterprise technology company PagerDuty, none other than Jennifer Tejada. This episode is the second part of the two-part series on IPO. Jennifer shares with us today how it is like to go public. This is…
103 The Power of an IPO w/ Eric Yuan, Founder of Zoom Communications
Sep 11, 2019 • 59 min
This is the first in a special two-part series featuring two CEO’s of two recent multi-billion IPOs—Jennifer Tejada, CEO of Pager Duty and billionaire, founder and CEO of Zoom Communications, the amazing Eric Yuan. Today’s episode features an insightful…
102 How to make your place in the world w/ “The Three Foot Giant” Dr. Sean Stephenson
Sep 9, 2019 • 72 min
Today’s episode is a special re-issue with Dr. Sean Stephenson, “The Three-Foot Giant.” He’s a great example of turning obstacles into opportunities, transforming his life into a legendary one. This conversation with Christopher Lochhead is made even more…
101 What Motivates Entrepreneurs? w/ Jaime Masters
Sep 6, 2019 • 88 min
Our guest today, Jaime Masters is an entrepreneurial coach and podcasting pioneer. She hosts “Eventual Millionaire” and she shares with us today some fun, practical and insightful learnings on what it takes to become a legendary entrepreneur. She is an…
100 Grumpy Old Geeks Co-Host Brian Schulmeister
Sep 4, 2019 • 71 min
Today, we have a super fun conversation with Brian Schulmeister, the co-host of Grumpy Old Geeks podcast. We shared stories about music and what it was like doing websites for top bands and names in the industry. Of course, we got our grump on! We talk…
099 Persuasion w/ Lee Hartley Carter
Sep 2, 2019 • 76 min
Languaging Master Lee Hartley Carter joins us today for a riveting conversation about the power of language and the art of persuasion. She discusses today how language shapes everything in our lives and how to use language to convince people when facts…
098 Build a legendary Board of Directors w/ Coco Brown
Aug 30, 2019 • 61 min
In this episode, the CEO of Athena Alliance Coco Brown talks about how to build a legendary board of directors. Coco is an entrepreneur and an advocate for women. She tells us why boards need to have fresh talents and why they need diversity on skills and…
097 Legendary Writer Dushka Zapata
Aug 28, 2019 • 35 min
One of the most prolific and important writers in the world and our most regular guest Dushka Zapata, joins us today. We had a heartfelt conversation about mending broken-hearts, why grief is worst when you’re young, why discipline is better than…
095 #1 Tech Startup In Africa w/ Matt Brown
Aug 23, 2019 • 71 min
Entrepreneur, CEO, and top podcaster Matt Brown joins us today for another no-BS conversation about being a Techpreneur in South Africa. He gives us a glimpse of the South African Tech scene, as well as his successes, as he was voted as #1 Tech startup in…
094 How We Make Stuff Now w/ Jules Pieri
Aug 21, 2019 • 51 min
Today’s episode features a highly informative discussion between our host, Christopher Lochhead and Jules Pieri. She’s the first designer to graduate from Harvard Business School. She shares some amazing lessons on how to create legendary new products and…
093 Microsoft’s Transformation and Why Every Company is a Software Company w/ Bob Evans
Aug 19, 2019 • 52 min
Today’s guest is one of Christopher’s favorite people, host of Cloud Wars podcast, Bob Evans. Together, they dig deep into how Microsoft transformed into a “Trillion Dollar Cloud Category King.” They discuss what we can all learn from their remarkable…
7 Recession Marketing Ideas
Aug 19, 2019 • 1 min
Christopher Lochhead discusses, in his newly launched podcast, Lochhead on Marketing talks about some of his ideas timely for a potential recession. With this threat coming, Christopher points out the importance of developing and acting on ideas that…
092 1000+ Little Things Happy Successful People Do Differently w/ Marc & Angel Chernoff
Aug 16, 2019 • 55 min
Our guests for today, NY Times best-selling author/power couple Marc and Angel Chernoff talks about their new book and other self-help topics. We had an insightful conversation about happiness and unhappiness, as well as overcoming serious set-backs and…
BIG NEWS! SPECIAL OFFER!
Aug 12, 2019 • 6 min
We have just launched a new marketing podcast! It talks about the mindsets and strategies for winning ⁠— with a special focus on how you design, create and dominate market categories. It’s called LOCHHEAD ON MARKETING. Radical Generosity As Christopher is…
091 Crowd Funding For Good w/ DonorsChoose.org’s Charles Best & Oliver Hurst-Hiller
Aug 12, 2019 • 59 min
Today’s inspiring guests are from DonorsChoose.org, CEO and Founder Charles Best and entrepreneur Oliver Hurst-Hiller. These two, together with a small group of people, came together and made our world a different place, through crowdfunding.…
090 The Green “Circular Economy” w/ #1 Amazon Bestselling Author Heather Clancy
Aug 9, 2019 • 70 min
Today, Amazon-best-selling author Heather Clancy gives us insights about a very timely topic — the green economy. We talk about what she’s learning about the green economy, the controversy around carbon taxes and how companies are creating new offerings…
089 Entrepreneurs: Know the Difference Between “Craft Venture Capitalists” & Wall St VCs
Aug 7, 2019 • 7 min
In this episode, Christopher Lochhead explores the distinction between Craft Venture Capitalists and Wall Street Venture Capitalists (VCs) and why is it very important for entrepreneurs to know the difference. This is a special episode for entrepreneurs…
088 The Impact Entrepreneur: Mike Flynn
Aug 5, 2019 • 64 min
Fellow entrepreneur and podcaster Mike Flynn joins us today for another great episode. He is a best-selling author and host of the podcast, The Impact Entrepreneur. Today, he talks about his heart-felt book “Master The Key,” the inspiration behind it and…
087 9 Lies About Work w/ Ashley Goodall
Aug 2, 2019 • 52 min
The author of a ground-breaking new book called Nine Lies About Work, Ashley Goodall, joins us today for a fun, smart and unpredictable conversation about work and life. Lochhead and Goodall discuss what’s wrong with work and what to do about it,…
086 Grumpy Old Geek Stuff: Jason DeFillippo
Jul 31, 2019 • 79 min
He’s back! Podcast legend and co-host of Grumpy Old Geeks podcast, Jason DeFillippo joins us for another dynamic conversation about the world of podcasting. They also touched a few recent topics about “who should be allowed at Disney World,” “why FaceApp…
085 Conversations vs Interviews
Jul 29, 2019 • 16 min
In this episode, Christopher Lochhead shares some insights about conversations (or dialogue) and interviews. Two gentlemen, a guy who messaged him on Linkedin and actor Tom Hanks, were the inspiration for this episode. Both underscored the difference…
084 Security w/ Morgan Wright
Jul 26, 2019 • 70 min
Today’s fun, informative and somewhat terrifying conversation is with Morgan Wright, Senior Advisor in the US State Department on Antiterrorism. Wright, with 18 years of state and local law enforcement experience, shares pressing stories about China, AI…
083 A Legendary Executive, Sue Barsamian
Jul 24, 2019 • 91 min
Today, we hang out with an amazing and effective executive, Sue Barsamian. Sue recounts the early beginnings of her career, her challenging job at Mercury Interactive with Christopher and her not-really-a-retirement retirement. In this episode, find out…
082 Next Time You’re In The Endzone, Act Like You’ve Been There Before
Jul 22, 2019 • 7 min
In this episode, Christopher Lochhead talks about the idea of “faking it till you make it.” He poses a real question about what to do when you finally “make it.” This episode is inspired by Silicon Valley coach Bill Campbell’s quote, “next time you’re in…
081 American Immigrant Dreamer Entrepreneur, Diego Corzo
Jul 19, 2019 • 59 min
Young immigrant and entrepreneur dreamer Diego Corzo joins us today in an insightful conversation about entrepreneurship, investing and achieving dreams in a different country. This episode takes the theoretical discussion about the immigration debate in…
080 B2B & B2C Entrepreneur Strava CoFounder Mark Gainey
Jul 17, 2019 • 110 min
In this episode, Mark Gainey, a serial entrepreneur with big-time success B2B and B2C, joins us for another insight-packed conversation. He is the co-founder and chairman of Strava, the athlete’s social network. Today, he talks about entrepreneurship and…
079 The Power of Unstructured Conversations w/ Podcaster Eric Hunley
Jul 15, 2019 • 66 min
This is a great episode, with a great guy Eric Hunley, a fellow podcaster and host of Unstructured. He shares his learnings and insights from his guests—whose backgrounds range from FBI, military and law enforcement to entrepreneurs, authors, and…
078 From Goldman Sachs To Cannabis Venture Capital Pioneer w/ Codie Sanchez
Jul 12, 2019 • 84 min
Let’s get to know Codie Sanchez in today’s fun and insightful episode as she lives on the leading edge of venture capital and entrepreneurship. She is an investor, speaker and business builder. She is a partner at Cresco Capital Partners, one of the first…
077 Venture Capital, Startups, IPOs & Immigrants Oh My!
Jul 10, 2019 • 20 min
In this episode, Christopher Lochhead shares his insights about venture capitalists, start-ups, IPOs and immigrants and how these topics have driven the economy of the United States. Lochhead poses some serious questions and asks why there is not enough…
076 Billionaire Entrepreneur Tom Siebel on Digital Transformation
Jul 8, 2019 • 45 min
In today’s episode, Billionaire Entrepreneur Tom Siebel shares some thought-provoking insights on new, leading technologies and its impact on businesses and society. He is the founder of C3.AI, a new software platform that harnesses Big Data, IoT AND AI.…
075 Neil Pearlberg, Surf & Skateboard Podcast/Radio Legend On The “Worst Episode” Ever!
Jul 5, 2019 • 72 min
Surf and skateboard podcast host Neil Pearlberg joins us today in this special 4th of July episode dubbed as “The Worst Episode Ever!” This is a funny and silly conversation, just like two buddies hanging out over drinks⁠. We cannot guarantee that you’d…
074 From Abused Child to Fierce Ph.D. w/Carolyn Colleen, PhD
Jul 3, 2019 • 70 min
Dr. Carolyn Colleen is a shining example of the fierce power of the human spirit in the defiance of unthinkable abuse. Join us in this riveting conversation about her incredible journey—from surviving with food stamps to gaining her Ph.D. and becoming a…
073 Why Dyslexia is a Superpower w/ Gibby Booth Jasper
Jul 1, 2019 • 72 min
Gibby Booth Jasper, host of podcast Dyslexia is a Superpower, joins us today for a powerful dialogue about the learning difference Dyslexia. As a coach and advocate, Gibby talks about real life experiences of Dyslexics as well as the challenges and…
072 Why Steve Jobs, Jeff Bezos & many others turned to “The Coach” Bill Campbell
Jun 28, 2019 • 56 min
Randy Komisar of Kleiner Perkins joins us today to celebrate the life and lessons of legendary Silicon Valley coach, late Bill Campbell. Guest Randy Komisar, along with colleague Paul Martino of Bullpen Capital, came together to capture Bill in a podcast.…
071 How to design a company that people are lining up to work for
Jun 26, 2019 • 14 min
Inspired by his conversation with Bob Evans at Cloud Wars Live, Christopher Lochhead talks about radical ideas involving employee happiness, growth, and satisfaction as key determinants in designing a company that people are lining up to work for.…
070 Alternative Investing w/ Eric Satz
Jun 24, 2019 • 62 min
Eric Satz, CEO of Alto IRA and retirement planning advocate, joins us in today’s episode. He is on a mission to enable everyone to invest their retirement money in alternative investments⁠. He actively campaigns for drastic information dissemination among…
069 Trust w/ Christian Anschuetz & Bob Evans
Jun 21, 2019 • 89 min
In this episode, former Marine and Entrepreneur Christian Anschuetz⁠ and Bob Evans, host of “Cloud Wars Live” podcast⁠, joins us for a conversation about the connection between trust and happiness. They explore the dichotomy of why trust has never…
067 CEO Whisperer Jerry Colonna Reboot
Jun 17, 2019 • 81 min
WIRED calls Jerry Colonna the CEO Whisperer. He believes better human beings make better leaders. Today, he joins Lochhead in a fun and deep adult conversation about his new book, Reboot, and about growing up, what it takes to become a warrior leader and…
066 Marketing Assassin Rick Bennett
Jun 14, 2019 • 74 min
Rick Bennett, Silicon Valley’s advertising and marketing secret weapon, joins us for the last installation of this four-part series on Marketing. He specializes in guerrilla warfare marketing and has been the secret advertising weapon to Silicon Valley…