The LEADx Leadership Show with Kevin Kruse

The LEADx Leadership Show with Kevin Kruse

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New York Times bestselling author, Kevin Kruse, interviews top leadership experts and business executives to help you accelerate your career and reach your full potential.
Box Breathing, Tools For High Potentials | Kevin Kruse
Mar 22 • 7 min
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more. In this episode, he discusses the stress relief technique called box breathing, tools to become a high potential, and more.
Small Acts of Leadership | Shawn Hunter
Mar 18 • 25 min
Shawn Hunter is an entrepreneur, best-selling author, speaker, and the founder of Mindscaling, a company dedicated to creating beautiful and intelligent leadership development experiences for companies. He has been a speaker and advisor to Microsoft,…
How To Write A Bestselling Book In Less Than A Year | Kevin Kruse
Mar 15 • 17 min
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more.
Open to Think | Dan Pontefract
Mar 11 • 31 min
Dan Pontefract is the author of the new book, Open to Think, and the bestsellers Flat Army and The Purpose Effect. He has presented at several TED events and writes for Forbes, Harvard Business Review and The Huffington Post.
Pioneering A Model of Innovation | Bryan Mattimore
Mar 4 • 29 min
Bryan W. Mattimore is cofounder and “Chief Idea Guy” of the Growth Engine Company, a nineteen-year old innovation agency based in Norwalk, Connecticut. Bryan has facilitated over a thousand ideation sessions, moderated over five hundred creative focus…
Scaling Leadership at Temple Health | Allyson Saccomandi (Leadership Development)
Feb 25 • 36 min
Allyson Saccomandi is Director, Leadership, Organizational Development, Engagement and Performance at Temple University Health System. Hear how she’s built an incredible leadership development program that has achieved dramatic measurable results.
Why Accountability Is An Essential Ingredient to Employee Engagement and Performance | Sylvia Melena
Feb 18 • 20 min
Sylvia Melena is the author of Supportive Accountability: How to Inspire People and Improve Performance. She is also the Founder and CEO of Melena Consulting Group, a leadership and management consulting and training company. Sylvia has coached, developed…
When You Understand Personality, The World Transforms Around You | Kevin Kruse
Feb 15 • 18 min
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more.
Kevin’s Thoughts on John C. Maxwell Interview
Feb 14 • 8 min
Kevin gives his immediate reaction and personal insights into key points from the interview.
John Maxwell’s Leadershift
Feb 11 • 26 min
Dr. John Maxwell is widely regarded as the most influential leadership expert in the world. He is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of over 100 books, and his newest is Leadershift: 11 Essential Changes Every Leader Must Embrace.
Kevin’s New Book + How To Land That Leadership Position You Crave
Feb 8 • 19 min
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more. - Pre-order Great Leaders Have No Rules here: https://www.amazon.com/Great-Leaders-Have-Rules-Contrarian-ebook/dp/B07FC2MG2T/
The Clarity Compass: A Framework to Uncover Your Blindspots, See Clearly and Become More Effective | Brit Poulson
Feb 4 • 37 min
Dr. Brit Poulson is an expert on human growth potential and author of The Clarity Compass: A Framework to Uncover Your Blindspots, See Clearly and Become More Effective. He teaches how to discover your blind spots, embrace uncertainty, and become…
The Surprising Science of Meetings | Dr. Steven Rogelberg
Jan 28 • 18 min
Dr. Steven G. Rogelberg discusses his new book, The Surprising Science of Meetings, which was named the #1 leadership book to watch for in 2019 by The Washington Post. He teaches how to implement meeting strategies that drive results, guide participants…
How To Foster A Culture of Innovation & Unlock Breakthrough Ideas From Your Team | Michael Roberto
Jan 21 • 24 min
Michael A. Roberto is the Trustee Professor of Management at Bryant University in Smithfield, RI. He joined the tenured faculty at Bryant after serving for six years on the faculty at Harvard Business School. His research focuses on how leaders and teams…
Ten Things You Can Do Today To Wow Tomorrow | Frances Cole Jones
Jan 14 • 29 min
Frances Cole Jones is the author of How to Wow: Proven Strategies for Selling Your (Brilliant) Self in any Situation and The Wow Factor: The 33 Things You Must (and Must Not) Do to Guarantee Your Edge in Today’s Business World. Her blog was voted one of…
How To Keep Your Remote Workforce Aligned And Engaged | Kevin Kruse
Jan 11 • 19 min
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more.
Productivity Miracles | Jeff Sanders
Jan 7 • 57 min
Jeff Sanders is a keynote speaker, author of The 5AM Miracle: Dominate Your Day Before Breakfast, and the host of The 5AM Miracle Podcast. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Subscribe on iTunes to join our VIP Club:…
2019 New Year’s Resolutions | Kevin Kruse
Jan 4 • 18 min
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more.
How To Step Outside Your Comfort Zone | Andy Molinsky
Dec 17, 2018 • 58 min
Dr. Andy Molinsky is a professor of psychology and organizational behavior at Brandeis University and has been featured in The New York Times, Fast Company, and even NPR. He is the author of the book Reach: A New Strategy to Help You Step Outside Your…
Are Phones Hurting Candor At Work? | Kevin Kruse
Dec 14, 2018 • 7 min
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more.
How To Make Your Employees Happy And Your Company Rich | Kris Boesch
Dec 10, 2018 • 70 min
Kris Boesch is the founder and CEO of Choose People, a company that transforms company cultures, increases employee happiness, and boosts the bottom line. She is the author of new book, Culture Works: How to Create Happiness in the Workplace. Sponsored…
How Often Do You Check Your Phone? | Kevin Kruse
Dec 7, 2018 • 22 min
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more.
The Crowdsourced Performance Review | Eric Mosley
Dec 3, 2018 • 26 min
Eric Mosley is an HR visionary, author, and the force behind the WorkHuman movement. As CEO and co-founder of Globoforce, he is leading the charge to dismantle old HR processes and challenge organizations to build new ways to connect the modern workforce.…
Clarity Wins | Steve Woodruff
Nov 26, 2018 • 20 min
Steve Woodruff is known as the King of Clarity in a world full of noise and distraction. He helps businesses craft a message so clear that they can be heard, remembered, and referred, in over 30 years of business experience. He’s consulted with companies…
Kevin’s Thoughts on Dan Schawbel Interview
Nov 19, 2018 • 7 min
Kevin gives his immediate reaction and personal insights into key points from the interview. Dan Schawbel is a New York Times bestselling author, Partner and Research Director at Future Workplace, and has been recognized on several lists including Inc.…
Back to Human | Dan Schawbel
Nov 19, 2018 • 26 min
Dan Schawbel is a New York Times bestselling author, Partner and Research Director at Future Workplace, and has been recognized on several lists including Inc. Magazine’s “30 Under 30”, Forbes Magazine’s “30 Under 30”, Business Insider’s “40 Under 40”,…
The Power of a Positive Team | Jon Gordon
Nov 12, 2018 • 20 min
Jon Gordon is the author of The Energy Bus, The Carpenter, Training Camp, The Power of Positive Leadership and his newest is The Power of a Positive Team: Proven Principles and Practices that Make Great Teams Great. Resources: * http://www.jongordon.com/…
H-Factor of Leadership | Kevin Kruse
Nov 9, 2018 • 19 min
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Subscribe on iTunes to join our VIP Club: Please…
Kevin’s Thoughts on Erica Dhawan Interview
Nov 5, 2018 • 4 min
Kevin gives his immediate reaction and personal insights into key points from the interview. Erica Dhawan was named by Thinkers50 as “The Oprah of Management Ideas”, is the Founder & CEO of Cotential and the author of Get Big Things Done: The Power of…
Get Big Things Done | Erica Dhawan
Nov 5, 2018 • 19 min
Erica Dhawan was named by Thinkers50 as “The Oprah of Management Ideas”, is the Founder & CEO of Cotential and the author of Get Big Things Done: The Power of Connectional Intelligence. Resources: * http://ericadhawan.com/ – Website * Buy her book, Get…
Confidence Creator | Heather Monahan
Oct 29, 2018 • 19 min
Heather Monahan is a best-selling author, brand ambassador for Perry Ellis International, and founder of Boss In Heels. Her new book is Confidence Creator. Resources: * https://www.heathermonahan.com/ – Website * @heathermonahanofficial – Facebook *…
Viral Poetry on LinkedIn | Kevin Kruse
Oct 26, 2018 • 10 min
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Subscribe on iTunes to join our VIP Club: Please…
Kevin’s Thoughts on Stephen M. R. Covey Interview
Oct 22, 2018 • 7 min
Kevin gives his immediate reaction and personal insights into key points from the interview. Resources: * https://www.speedoftrust.com/ – Website * @StephenMRCovey – Twitter * Buy his book, The SPEED of Trust: The One Thing that Changes Everything…
The Speed of Trust | Stephen M. R. Covey
Oct 22, 2018 • 37 min
Stephen M. R. Covey is the former President and CEO of Covey Leadership Center, which, under his direction became the largest leadership development company in the world. He is the New York Times bestselling author of The SPEED of Trust: The One Thing…
Remember Who You Are | CEO Lisa Grimes
Oct 15, 2018 • 21 min
Lisa Grimes is the CEO of PurThread Technologies, cofounder of Habergeon and co-author of Remember Who YOU Are: Achieve Success. Create Balance. Experience Fulfillment. Resources: * https://habergeon.com/ – Website * @HabergeonLLC – Facebook *…
Why CEOs Need Hobbies, Is MBTI Legit or Bogus? | Kevin Kruse
Oct 12, 2018 • 13 min
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Subscribe on iTunes to join our VIP Club: Please…
Creating Your Own Leadership User’s Manual | Nina Baltierra
Oct 8, 2018 • 27 min
Nina Baltierra is the Executive Director of the non-profit, Counter Tools. She shares her insights from creating her own one-page leadership user’s manual. Resources: * https://ninabaltierra.wordpress.com/ – Blog *…
Ask IBM Watson For Advice | Kevin Kruse
Oct 5, 2018 • 11 min
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Subscribe on iTunes to join our VIP Club: Please…
Designing Amazing Workplace Culture | N6A CEO Matt Rizzetta
Oct 1, 2018 • 35 min
Matt Rizzetta is the founder and CEO of N6A, a fast-growing marketing agency that has won numerous awards for their workplace culture. Resources: * https://www.n6a.com/ – Website * @North6thAgency – Twitter * @north6thagency – Instagram * @North6thAgency…
How Dream Teams Balance Diversity, Friction and Humility | Shane Snow
Sep 24, 2018 • 36 min
Shane Snow is an award-winning journalist, entrepreneur, and bestselling author of the books Smartcuts: The Breakthrough Power of Lateral Thinking, and DREAM TEAMS: Working Together Without Falling Apart, as well as the co-author of The Storytelling Edge.…
How To Implement Employee Engagement Surveys | Kevin Kruse | LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A
Sep 21, 2018 • 12 min
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Subscribe on iTunes to join our VIP Club: Please…
Does Steve Jobs Get A Bad Rap As A Leader? | Anna Yen
Sep 17, 2018 • 24 min
Anna Yen worked for both Steve Jobs and Elon Musk. She is the author of Sophia of Silicon Valley: A Novel. Resources: * https://www.ellipsisir.com/ – Company Website * https://www.annayen.net/ – Website * @_anna_yen – Twitter * Buy her book, Sophia of…
Straight Talk For Startups | Randy Komisar
Sep 10, 2018 • 21 min
Randy Komisar is a venture capitalist with Kleiner Perkins, and entrepreneur and author of Straight Talk for Startups. Resources: * kpcb.com – Website * Buy his book, Straight Talk for Startups Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better…
Purpose Over Paycheck | Dan Diamond
Sep 3, 2018 • 25 min
Dan Diamond, MD has led teams into New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina, Haiti after their devastating earthquake, and the Philippines after Typhoon Yolanda. Resources: * http://www.dandiamondmd.com/ – Website * @DanDiamondMD – Twitter * Buy his book,…
100 Ways To Be A Better Boss | Julian Birkinshaw
Aug 27, 2018 • 11 min
Dr. Julian Birkinshaw is a professor at the London Business School and author of Mind Tools For Managers. Resources: * https://www.mindtools.com/ – Website * @JBirkinshaw – Twitter * Buy his book, Mind Tools for Managers: 100 Ways to be a Better Boss…
Give And Take At Work | Larry Freed
Aug 20, 2018 • 16 min
Larry Freed is the CEO of Give and Take, a startup software company that helps build generosity at work. Resources: * https://www.giveandtakeinc.com/ – Website * @larryfreed – Twitter * Buy his book, Innovating Analytics: How the Next Generation of Net…
Open Source Culture with Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst
Aug 13, 2018 • 19 min
Jim Whitehurst is president and CEO of Red Hat, the world’s leading provider of open source enterprise IT products and services. He is the author of The Open Organization. Resources: * https://www.redhat.com/ – Website * http://theopenorganization.com/ –…
This Leader Only Produces One Bag Of Trash Per Year | Joshua Spodek
Aug 6, 2018 • 26 min
Joshua Spodek is an Adjunct Professor at NYU, columnist at Inc., and host of the Leadership and the Environment podcast. He has 5 Ivy-League degrees, including a PhD in astrophysics. His new book is Leadership Step by Step: Become the Person Others…
How Can You Keep Morale High When Your Company Is Being Sold? | Kevin Kruse
Aug 3, 2018 • 14 min
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Subscribe on iTunes to join our VIP Club: Please…
Here’s Why You Should Throw Your Business Plan Away | Carl Schramm
Jul 30, 2018 • 26 min
Carl Schramm is a Syracuse University Professor and former president of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. He was a member of the President’s National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship. His new book is Burn the Business Plan: What…
We Have 1440 Minutes A Day | Kevin Kruse
Jul 27, 2018 • 20 min
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Subscribe on iTunes to join our VIP Club: Please…
How to Spot Top Talent | Bill Erickson (Part 2)
Jul 23, 2018 • 28 min
Bill Erickson has studied great companies and great leaders for over 40 years. He spent fifteen years as EVP at Gallup, then co-founded Human Resource Innovations, later acquired by Kenexa, and then IBM. Today he is a founding Principal of Workforce…
What’s Your M.I.T.? | Kevin Kruse
Jul 20, 2018 • 12 min
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Subscribe on iTunes to join our VIP Club: Please…
Are You Making The One Mistake All New Leaders Make? | Bill Erickson (Part 1)
Jul 16, 2018 • 23 min
Bill Erickson has studied great companies and great leaders for over 40 years. He spent fifteen years as EVP at Gallup, then co-founded Human Resource Innovations, later acquired by Kenexa, and then IBM. Today he is a founding Principal of Workforce…
How To Have Energy For Your Side Hustle | Kevin Kruse
Jul 13, 2018 • 11 min
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Subscribe on iTunes to join our VIP Club: Please…
3 Second Trick to Stay Calm in Tough Situations | Justin Bariso
Jul 9, 2018 • 22 min
Justin Bariso is a consultant who helps organizations think differently and communicate with impact. LinkedIn named him the Top Voice in Management and Culture, and his new book, is EQ, Applied: The Real World Guide to Emotional Intelligence. Resources: *…
You Have Questions, I Have Answers | Kevin Kruse
Jul 6, 2018 • 33 min
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Subscribe on iTunes to join our VIP Club: Please…
LinkedIn Tricks for Personal Branding | Jeremy Ryan Slate
Jul 2, 2018 • 26 min
Jeremy Ryan Slate is the co-founder of Command Your Brand which helps people to get their message out by appearing as guests on podcasts, and he is the host of Create Your Own Life Podcast. Resources: * https://www.jeremyryanslate.com/ – Website *…
Don’t Let Fear Hold You Back | Kevin Kruse
Jun 29, 2018 • 15 min
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Subscribe on iTunes to join our VIP Club: Please…
Silicon Valley Executive Coach Kim Scott on the Importance of Effective Feedback
Jun 25, 2018 • 30 min
In this special edition of the LEADx Show, Kim Scott returns to discuss the importance of effective feedback. Resources: * http://kimmalonescott.com/ – Kim’s Website * https://radicalcandor.com/ – Radical Candor Website * @kimballscott – Kim on Twitter *…
Kevin Is Flying Away On Elon Musk’s SpaceX CRS-15
Jun 22, 2018 • 18 min
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Subscribe on iTunes to join our VIP Club: Please…
Break The Habits That Are Holding You Back | Sally Helgesen
Jun 18, 2018 • 27 min
Sally Helgesen is one of the leading voices when it comes to women’s leadership. Since the publication of The Female Advantage in 1990, she has written five more books in the field and speaks to audiences all around the world. Her new book is How Women…
LEADx Launches At LTEN (Try Saying That 5x Fast) | Kevin Kruse
Jun 15, 2018 • 2 min
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Subscribe on iTunes to join our VIP Club: Please…
Networking Made Simple And Easy | David Burkus
Jun 11, 2018 • 16 min
David Burkus is an associate professor of leadership and innovation at Oral Roberts University. He is a keynote speaker and his TEDx Talk has been viewed over 1.8 million times. He is the bestselling author of several books, and his new book is called…
What To Do If You Think Somebody Resents Your Success | Kevin Kruse
Jun 8, 2018 • 18 min
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Subscribe on iTunes to join our VIP Club: Please…
G. Riley Mills Is Back To Tell You How To Achieve Your Goals
Jun 4, 2018 • 23 min
G. Riley Mills is a best-selling author, executive coach, and the cofounder and COO of Pinnacle Performance Company. He’s coached some of the world’s top executives on their communication skills. His new book is The Bullseye Principle: Mastering…
Who Do You Want To Serve? | Kevin Kruse
Jun 1, 2018 • 29 min
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Subscribe on iTunes to join our VIP Club: Please…
What’s The Difference Between Training and Coaching? | Doug McKenna
May 28, 2018 • 48 min
Dr. Doug McKenna brings a rich background to the challenge of coaching senior executives. After earning his PhD in differential psychology in 1979 at the University of Minnesota, he plunged into a career of teaching, researching, consulting. In 1993, he…
How To Become Rich and Famous and Be The Boss Your Team Needs | Kevin Kruse
May 25, 2018 • 22 min
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Subscribe on iTunes to join our VIP Club: Please…
Be The Guide, Not The Hero | Donald Miller
May 21, 2018 • 34 min
Donald Miller is the CEO of StoryBrand, a company that helps businesses clarify their message so customers engage. His 7 books have spent more than a year on the New York Times Bestsellers list. His new book is BUILDING A STORYBRAND: Clarify Your Message…
Kevin Answers Questions | LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A
May 18, 2018 • 22 min
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Subscribe on iTunes to join our VIP Club: Please…
Struggling To Build Better Habits? Try The “If Then” Technique | Mike Steib
May 14, 2018 • 31 min
Mike Steib is the CEO of XO Group Inc., owner of the #1 wedding planning brand The Knot and other leading brands to help couples through life’s biggest moments. His new book is The Career Manifesto: Discover Your Calling and Create an Extraordinary Life.…
Kevin’s Management Style User’s Manual | Kevin Kruse
May 11, 2018 • 19 min
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Subscribe on iTunes to join our VIP Club: Please…
How Can You Make Training Stick? | Jerry Acuff
May 7, 2018 • 35 min
Jerry Acuff is a best selling author, speaker, and the founder and CEO of Delta Point, a sales consulting firm. He is ranked as one of the top ten sales experts in the world and was voted game changer of the year in 2017. Resources: *…
Understand Yourself to Gain A New Perspective | Kevin Kruse
May 4, 2018 • 21 min
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Subscribe on iTunes to join our VIP Club: Please…
The Key To Supporting Your New Hires | Whitney Johnson
Apr 30, 2018 • 23 min
Whitney Johnson has been named one of the 50 leading business thinkers in the world, and is one of Marshall Goldsmith’s #100 Coaches; she’s a Coach for Harvard Business School’s Executive Education program, and her new book is Build an A-Team: Play to…
Work On Your Career, Not Your Job | Kevin Kruse
Apr 27, 2018 • 22 min
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Subscribe on iTunes to join our VIP Club: Please…
Leadership Advice From Purple Carrot CEO Andy Levitt
Apr 23, 2018 • 27 min
Andy Levitt is the founder of Purple Carrot, the plant-based meal kit company, which he started out of his garage with a mission to inspire others to experience these health benefits themselves. Resources: * https://www.purplecarrot.com/ – Website *…
How To Motivate Volunteers | Kevin Kruse
Apr 20, 2018 • 19 min
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Subscribe on iTunes to join our Ambassadors Club:…
Five Ways We Derail Our Own Careers | Carter Cast
Apr 16, 2018 • 28 min
Carter Cast was the VP of Marketing at Electronic Arts, where he launched The Sims, then became the CMO of Blue Nile, the largest online seller of diamonds in the world, and moved on to become the CEO of Walmart.com. Today he teaches entrepreneurs at the…
LEADx Weekly Wrapup & Q&A | Kevin Kruse
Apr 13, 2018 • 19 min
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Subscribe on iTunes to join our Ambassadors Club:…
Simple Method For High Performance Employees | Ken Blanchard
Apr 9, 2018 • 22 min
Ken Blanchard is coauthor of the The One Minute Manager and all of his books combined have sales of more than 21 million copies in 42 languages. His 65th and latest book, Servant Leadership in Action, is a collection of essays from 44 of today’s top…
Why I’m Never Going To Retire | Kevin Kruse
Apr 6, 2018 • 12 min
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Subscribe on iTunes to join our Ambassadors Club:…
Do Less To Achieve More | Morten Hansen
Apr 2, 2018 • 21 min
Dr. Morten Hansen is a management professor at University of California, Berkeley, and has been honored by Thinkers50 as one of the top management thinkers in the world. His new book is Great at Work: How Top Performers Work Less and Achieve More.…
How To Get More Energy | Kevin Kruse
Mar 30, 2018 • 17 min
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Subscribe on iTunes to join our Ambassadors Club:…
There’s No ‘One Size Fits All’ Culture | Denise Lee Yohn
Mar 26, 2018 • 22 min
Denise Lee Yohn is the go-to expert on brand-building and an in-demand speaker and consultant. She is the author of the bestselling book What Great Brands Do and her new book is FUSION: How Integrating Brand and Culture Powers the World’s Greatest…
Engage Your Team in 60 Seconds | Kevin Kruse
Mar 23, 2018 • 17 min
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Subscribe on iTunes to join our Ambassadors Club:…
Tips For Lasting Motivation | Jeff Haden
Mar 19, 2018 • 19 min
Jeff Haden is an Inc.com contributing editor, keynote speaker, LinkedIn Influencer and author of The Motivation Myth: How High Achievers Really Set Themselves Up to Win. Resources: * https://www.jeffhaden.com/ – Website * @jeff_haden – Twitter *…
What Are Your Priorities? | Kevin Kruse
Mar 16, 2018 • 20 min
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Subscribe on iTunes to join our Ambassadors Club:…
Inside Out Leadership | Robb Holman
Mar 12, 2018 • 32 min
Robb Holman has been a lifelong serial entrepreneur who founded numerous for-profit and non-profit organizations. He is currently the founder and CEO of Holman International, a global leadership consultancy and his new book is Lead the Way: Inside Out…
It’s Not About Self-Motivation | Kevin Kruse
Mar 9, 2018 • 8 min
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Subscribe on iTunes to join our Ambassadors Club:…
The Art of Authenticity | Karissa Thacker
Mar 5, 2018 • 22 min
Dr. Karissa Thacker is founder and president of Strategic Performance Solutions. Her new book is The Art of Authenticity: Tools to Become an Authentic Leader and Your Best Self. Resources: * http://karissathacker.com/ – Website *…
How To Be Productive Despite Depression | Kevin Kruse
Mar 2, 2018 • 9 min
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Subscribe on iTunes to join our Ambassadors Club:…
Smartsheet CEO Mark Mader Talks Culture and Realistic Goals
Feb 26, 2018
Mark Mader is the CEO of Smartsheet, a work management software company doing 100 million dollars a year in revenue and was also named to the Best Place to Work in Washington. Resources: * https://smartsheet.com/ – Website * @markmader – Twitter *…
How To Become A Paid Speaker | Kevin Kruse
Feb 23, 2018
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Subscribe on iTunes to join our Ambassadors Club:…
Co-Creator Of The Netflix Culture Deck Weighs In On Recruiting And Leadership | Patty McCord
Feb 19, 2018 • 47 min
Sheryl Sandberg has called it, “the most important document ever to come out of Silicon Valley.” Patty McCord co-created that presentation with Netflix CEO Reed Hastings and shaped the unusual no rules culture that enabled Netflix to thrive during her 14…
Working The Night Shift | Kevin Kruse
Feb 16, 2018 • 16 min
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Subscribe on iTunes to join our Ambassadors Club:…
How To Give Constructive Criticism, According To A Four Star General | Ann Dunwoody
Feb 12, 2018 • 30 min
Ann Dunwoody is the first woman in the U.S. Military to have achieved the rank of Four Star General. After 37 years of service, she retired from the army in 2012. In her last assignment, she led and ran the largest global logistics command in the army.…
Do You Need To Have All The Answers As The Boss? | Kevin Kruse
Feb 9, 2018 • 16 min
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Subscribe on iTunes to join our Ambassadors Club:…
Create Your Successful Future By Avoiding These Mistakes | Skip Prichard
Feb 5, 2018 • 18 min
Skip Prichard is an accomplished CEO, author and keynote speaker. His views have been featured in the BBC, The New York Times, CNN, NPR, Harvard Business Review, and many other publications. His new book is The Book of Mistakes: 9 Secrets to Creating a…
How To Give An Amazing Speech | Kevin Kruse
Feb 2, 2018 • 20 min
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Subscribe on iTunes to join our Ambassadors Club:…
Harness Your Team’s Energy | Rajeev Peshawaria
Jan 29, 2018 • 23 min
Rajeev Peshawaria is the CEO of The Iclif Leadership and Governance Centre, and former Global Chief Learning Officer of both Coca-Cola and Morgan Stanley, and he had senior roles at American Express and Goldman Sachs. His new book is Open Source…
Big Announcement | Kevin Kruse
Jan 26, 2018 • 13 min
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Subscribe on iTunes to join our Ambassadors Club:…
The 3 Gaps: Are You Making a Difference? | Hyrum Smith
Jan 25, 2018 • 20 min
Hyrum Smith is a true legend in the professional development space. He was one of the original creators of the popular Franklin Day Planner, co-founded the Franklin Quest Company, which became the Franklin Covey Company. He is a bestselling author and he…
Be Resourceful And Get The Training You Need with Arbonne CEO Kay Zanotti
Jan 24, 2018 • 30 min
Kay Zanotti has held senior leadership positions at Procter & Gamble, McDonalds, and is now the CEO of Arbonne, a provider of pure, botanically based health and beauty products. Since taking over as CEO, she navigated the company out of bankruptcy to…
How You Can Embrace Bigger Thinking And Achieve Success | Michael Sonnenfeldt
Jan 23, 2018 • 17 min
Michael Sonnenfeldt began his entrepreneurial career by undertaking the then world’s largest commercial renovation, the transformation of the 2.4 million square foot Harborside Financial Center in Jersey City, NJ, which was sold for over $120 million. He…
The Weekly One-on-One Meeting (Part IV – Questions & Objections)
Jan 22, 2018 • 14 min
NY Times best selling author and Best Place to Work Winner, Kevin Kruse, offers tips, tools, and rules for managers. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Subscribe on iTunes to join our Ambassadors Club: Please click…
Become A Millionaire | Kevin Kruse
Jan 19, 2018 • 16 min
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Subscribe on iTunes to join our Ambassadors Club:…
Millennials in the Workforce | Dan Negroni
Jan 18, 2018 • 18 min
It’s Throwback Thursday! Dan Negroni leverages his experience as a CEO, attorney, and senior sales and marketing executive to help companies bridge the gap between managers and their millennial workers. He is the founder and CEO of Launchbox and his new…
Amazing Tips for Entrepreneurs From BrightStar CEO Shelly Sun
Jan 17, 2018 • 29 min
Shelly Sun is the CEO and Founder of BrightStar Group and BrightStar Care, which is a home care and medical staffing company. She built it into a 400 million dollar company in just ten years, while balancing work and family. She’s been named Entrepreneur…
Effecting Change Means Leading From The Bottom Up | Gretchen Steidle
Jan 16, 2018 • 26 min
Gretchen Steidle is the founder and President of Global Grassroots, an international organization that leads a social venture incubator and mindful-leadership program for women and girls in East Africa. Among many other awards, she’s been named a CNN Hero…
The Weekly One-on-One Meeting (Part III – The Perfect Agenda)
Jan 15, 2018 • 8 min
NY Times best selling author and Best Place to Work Winner, Kevin Kruse, offers tips, tools, and rules for managers. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Subscribe on iTunes to join our Ambassadors Club: Please click…
Throw Everything Away! | Kevin Kruse
Jan 12, 2018 • 20 min
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Subscribe on iTunes to join our Ambassadors Club:…
More Yoda, Less Superman | Jonathan Raymond
Jan 11, 2018 • 20 min
It’s Throwback Thursday! Jonathan Raymond is the CEO at Refound and the author of Good Authority: How to Become the Leader Your Team is Waiting For. Resources: * http://refound.com/ – Jonathan’s Website * http://refound.com/resources/ – Jonathan’s Free…
Setting Goals Is Great, But Don’t Forget To Lead In The Now | John Parker
Jan 10, 2018 • 21 min
John Parker joined Amway in 1993 as a Distributor Relations Sales Manager and quickly advanced through the organization. Today, he is Chief Sales Officer for Amway and is responsible for the company’s global sales operations. Resources: *…
Ditch the 5 year plan, and get BOLD | Carrie Kerpen
Jan 9, 2018 • 22 min
Carrie Kerpen is a keynote speaker, columnist for Forbes & Inc, and CEO and co-founder of Likeable Media. She is the author of the new book WORK IT: Secrets For Success From The Boldest Women In Business. Resources: * http://carriekerpen.com/ – Website *…
The Weekly One-on-One Meeting (Part II)
Jan 8, 2018 • 15 min
NY Times best selling author and Best Place to Work Winner, Kevin Kruse, offers tips, tools, and rules for managers. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Subscribe on iTunes to join our Ambassadors Club: Please click…
2018 New Year’s Resolutions | Kevin Kruse
Jan 5, 2018 • 15 min
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Subscribe on iTunes to join our Ambassadors Club:…
How Winners Think Differently with Sports Psychologist Stan Beecham
Jan 4, 2018 • 36 min
It’s Throwback Thursday! Dr. Stan Beecham is a sports psychologist and director and founding member of the Leadership Resource Center in Atlanta, Georgia. He is the author of Elite Minds: How Winners Think Differently to Create a Competitive Edge and…
An Introvert’s Map To Success | Morra Aarons-Mele
Jan 3, 2018 • 30 min
Morra Aarons-Mele is the founder of award winning social impact agency Women Online, hosts the podcast Hiding in the Bathroom, and created the influencer network The Mission List. Her new book is Hiding in the Bathroom: An Introvert’s Roadmap to Getting…
Don’t Forget To Dream: A Pastor’s Advice On Finding Your Vision | Luke Barnett
Jan 2, 2018 • 24 min
Luke Barnett is the pastor of Dream City Church with 25,000 members and multiple campuses in and around Phoenix, Arizona. His new book is The Dream-Centered Life: Discovering What Drives You. Resources: * http://dreamcitychurch.us/ – Website *…
The Weekly One-on-One Meeting (Part 1)
Jan 1, 2018 • 12 min
NY Times best selling author and Best Place to Work Winner, Kevin Kruse, offers tips, tools, and rules for managers. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Subscribe on iTunes to join our Ambassadors Club: Please click…
Mission and Business Plans for Startups | Kevin Kruse
Dec 29, 2017 • 32 min
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Subscribe on iTunes to join our Ambassadors Club:…
Make Your Meetings Count | Paul Axtell
Dec 28, 2017 • 17 min
It’s Throwback Thursday! Paul Axtell is known for his expertise in how to run effective and productive meetings. His book is Meetings Matter: 8 Powerful Strategies for Remarkable Conversations. Resources: * http://paulaxtell.com/ – Website *…
4 Values You Need For A High Performing Team with Anytime Fitness CEO Chuck Runyon
Dec 27, 2017 • 18 min
Chuck Runyon is Co-Founder and CEO of Self-Esteem Brands the parent company of Anytime Fitness, which now has 3,500 locations around the world. He was recently honored by Chief Executive magazine with its inaugural “Leadership” award. He is the author of…
How To Become The Leader of Your Pack with President of Camp Bow Wow Christina Russell
Dec 26, 2017 • 23 min
Christina Russell spent most of her career in franchising, starting as a franchisor at Curves International. Today she is President and Leader of the Pack at Camp Bow Wow, which has 140 different locations, making it North America’s largest provider of…
7 Tips For First-Time Managers | From Individual Contributor to First-Time Manager (Part 3)
Dec 25, 2017 • 3 min
NY Times best selling author and Best Place to Work Winner, Kevin Kruse, offers tips, tools, and rules for managers. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Subscribe on iTunes to join our Ambassadors Club: Please click…
Youthquake, Goals, Best Notebook | Kevin Kruse
Dec 22, 2017 • 24 min
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Subscribe on iTunes to join our Ambassadors Club:…
Turn the Ship Around | David Marquet
Dec 21, 2017 • 23 min
It’s Throwback Thursday! David Marquet served in the US Submarine force for 28 years. He was assigned Command of the nuclear submarine, USS Santa Fe, which at the time was suffering from low morale, low performance, and low crew retention. By rejecting…
Get The Best, Keep The Best: The Keys to Amazing Employee Engagement | Aron Ain
Dec 20, 2017 • 15 min
Aron Ain is the CEO of Kronos, a company that provides workforce management software. He joined right out of college in 1979 when there was just a few employees, and today he leads a company which has over 5000 employees and does 1.3 billion in revenue.…
The Journey of A Startup With FreshBooks CEO Mike McDerment
Dec 19, 2017 • 24 min
Mike McDerment is the co-founder and CEO of FreshBooks, the world’s #1 cloud accounting software for self-employed professionals. Built in 2003 after he accidentally saved over an invoice, Mike spent 3.5 years growing FreshBooks from his parents’…
3 Common Mistakes Of First-Time Managers | From Individual Contributor to First-Time Manager (Part 2)
Dec 18, 2017 • 10 min
NY Times best selling author and Best Place to Work Winner, Kevin Kruse, offers tips, tools, and rules for managers. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Subscribe on iTunes to join our Ambassadors Club: Please click…
How To Make A Podcast | Kevin Kruse
Dec 15, 2017 • 20 min
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Subscribe on iTunes to join our Ambassadors Club:…
Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It with Former FBI Negotiator Chris Voss
Dec 14, 2017 • 18 min
It’s Throwback Thursday! Chris Voss is a 24 year veteran of the FBI, and he retired as their lead international kidnapping negotiator. Today, his company specializes in solving business communication problems with hostage negotiation solutions. He is the…
Stop Workplace Drama: Reveal Your Motives | Dr. Nate Regier
Dec 13, 2017 • 20 min
Dr. Nate Regier is a former practicing psychologist and the co-founder and CEO of Next Element, a global advisory firm specializing in building cultures of compassionate accountability. His new book is Conflict Without Casualties: A Field Guide for…
Time To Let Your Inner Creative Genius Out | Tina Seelig
Dec 12, 2017 • 17 min
For 18 years, Tina Seelig has taught the best and brightest at Google, Intel, Adobe, Apple, and other Silicon Valley companies, how to unleash their creative entrepreneurial spirit. She has a PhD in neuroscience and is a Stanford Professor. Her new book…
From Individual Contributor to First-Time Manager | Part I
Dec 11, 2017 • 16 min
NY Times best selling author and Best Place to Work Winner, Kevin Kruse, offers tips, tools, and rules for managers. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Subscribe on iTunes to join our Ambassadors Club: Please click…
LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A | Kevin Kruse & Tara Millette
Dec 8, 2017 • 33 min
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, and LEADx editor, Tara Millette, answer listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Subscribe on iTunes…
#199: Throwback Thursday with Jason Fried | Basecamp
Dec 7, 2017 • 21 min
Jason Fried is the co-founder & CEO of Basecamp and the co-author of ‘Getting Real: The Smarter, Faster, Easier Way to Build a Successful Web Application, REWORK, and Remote: Office Not Required. Resources: * http://basecamp.com – Website *…
#198: “If You Don’t Ask, You Don’t Get” Career Advice From Alisa Cohn
Dec 6, 2017 • 19 min
Alisa Cohn is an executive coach who works with startup founders, CEOs and executive teams on many topics including executive presence, influence, and decision making. She contributes to Forbes, Worth and was selected as one of the top 100 coaches in the…
#197: Conquer Direct Sales And Take Charge Of Your Career with Avon’s Betty Palm
Dec 5, 2017 • 16 min
Betty Palm started her career in the direct-selling industry as a PR intern at Avon and recently returned as President of Social Selling for New Avon. Avon has been in business for 130 years and has launched more female entrepreneurs than any other…
#196: Top Tips For Giving Effective Feedback Part III | Manager Tips, Tools and Rules
Dec 4, 2017 • 8 min
Effective Feedback is such an important topic that Kevin decided to do one more episode, summarizing the material in a top tips format. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Subscribe on iTunes to join our Ambassadors…
#195: LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A | Kevin Kruse
Dec 1, 2017 • 30 min
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Subscribe on iTunes to join our Ambassadors Club:…
#194: Throwback Thursday with Productivity Guru Rory Vaden
Nov 30, 2017 • 21 min
Rory Vaden is the co-founder of Southwestern Consulting, a multimillion dollar global consulting practice. You may have already seen or heard him on Oprah, CNN, CNBC, Fast Company or Success Magazine. He’s a global expert on self-discipline and…
#193: Millennials And Management: How To Handle A Staff Of All Ages | Daisy Hernandez
Nov 29, 2017 • 27 min
Daisy Hernandez has held several leadership roles in business operations, engineering program management and software development at high tech and telecommunications companies such as Oracle, BEA, Plumtree, Syndeo., Today she is the Global VP of Product…
#192: Great Parents Do These 3 Things | Amy Morin
Nov 28, 2017 • 16 min
Amy Morin is a psychotherapist, a lecturer at Northeastern University, and a bestselling author. Her first book, 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do, stemmed from an article that was read by more than 50 million people. Her new book teaches parents…
#191: How To Give Effective Feedback (Part II) | Manager Tools and Rules, Management
Nov 27, 2017 • 19 min
Part two of How To Give Effective Feedback, which is the top tool for managers who want to both improve performance and increase employee engagement. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Subscribe on iTunes to join…
#190: LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A | Kevin Kruse & Tara Millette
Nov 24, 2017 • 37 min
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, and LEADx editor, Tara Millette, answer listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Subscribe on iTunes…
#189: 7 Responses To Get Out Of Awkward Workplace Interactions | Alicia Bassuk
Nov 23, 2017 • 35 min
Alicia Bassuk is a leadership coach, speaker, author, and the founder of leadership development firm Ubica. Her clients include professional athletes, C-level executives, presidential appointees, and entrepreneurs. How can you handle any tricky work…
#188: The 3 Things First Time Managers Should Be Doing | Heide Abelli
Nov 22, 2017 • 23 min
Heide Abelli is Senior Vice President at Skillsoft where she leads the development of leadership training. She is also an adjunct professor at the Boston College Carroll School of Management. What are the new skills we need as managers and leaders?…
#187: Unhappy At Work? Here’s How You Can Fix It | Dr. Annie McKee
Nov 21, 2017 • 22 min
Annie McKee, PhD is a best-selling author, respected academic, speaker and sought-after advisor to top global leaders. She is a senior fellow at the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education and has co-authored Harvard Business Review books…
#186: How To Give Effective Feedback (Part I) | Manager Tools and Rules, Management
Nov 20, 2017 • 26 min
What simple thing can you do, that only takes a couple minutes, to drive massive levels of employee engagement and team performance? This episode teaches you the art and science of giving Effective Feedback. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become…
#185: LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A | Kevin Kruse & Tara Millette
Nov 17, 2017 • 26 min
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, and LEADx editor, Tara Millette, answer listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Subscribe on iTunes…
#184: The Simple Secret To A Shorter Work Week and Less Stress | John Jonas
Nov 16, 2017 • 21 min
John Jonas is an entrepreneur who claims to work only 17 hours a week. He is the founder of OnlineJobs.ph, a job board that helps entrepreneurs, small businesses and others to find talented Filipino workers. Resources: * https://www.onlinejobs.ph/ –…
#183: The One Tool Military Officers Use To Stay On Top | Joe Byerly (Part II)
Nov 15, 2017 • 14 min
Joe Byerly is a Major in the United States Army with over thirteen years of experience in garrison and combat environments. He served two tours in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and is the recipient of two Bronze Stars and 1 purple heart. He writes…
#182: The One Tool Military Officers Use To Stay On Top | Joe Byerly (Part I)
Nov 14, 2017 • 23 min
Joe Byerly is a Major in the United States Army with over thirteen years of experience in garrison and combat environments. He served two tours in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and is the recipient of two Bronze Stars and 1 purple heart. He writes…
#181: The Days of the “Hard Sell” Are Over, Here’s the Right Way to Make the Sale | Daniel Chard
Nov 13, 2017 • 16 min
Daniel Chard has 25 years of experience in the direct selling industry with top leadership positions at PartyLite and Nu Skin. Today he is the CEO of publicly traded company Medifast, the parent company of OPTAVIA which used to be called Take Shape for…
#180: LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A | Kevin Kruse & Tara Millette
Nov 10, 2017 • 31 min
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, and LEADx editor, Tara Millette, answer listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Subscribe on iTunes…
#179: Give Yourself Permission To Engage | Vernice Armour
Nov 9, 2017 • 23 min
Vernice Armour is a former United States Marine Corps officer who was the first African-American female combat pilot in US History. She flew a SuperCobra attack helicopter and served two tours in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. She is the author of…
#178: Stop Pushing Your Feelings Down And Start Becoming Agile | Dr. Susan David
Nov 8, 2017 • 26 min
Dr. Susan David is a renowned Harvard Medical School psychologist and a co-founder of the Harvard Institute of Coaching. She challenges the prevailing attitude that we should “fix” our difficult emotions through positive thinking and chasing happiness.…
#177: Slow Your Roll and Know Your Goal | Rachel Cooke
Nov 7, 2017 • 21 min
Rachel Cooke is the founder of Lead Above Noise, whose mission is to empower leaders to catalyze performance that delivers business results. Through consulting and workshops she ignites the activation of microchanges–the tiniest increments of change that…
#176: Get Back To Basics And Sweep Away Your Brain Junk | Susan Baroncini-Moe
Nov 6, 2017 • 26 min
Susan Baroncini-Moe is an executive coach, author and speaker who previously broke the Guinness World Records title for the longest uninterrupted webcast. Now she is the host of 2Questions.TV, a show where she dives deep and gleans wisdom from her guests…
#175: Kevin Tells His Best (worst) Halloween Jokes | LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A
Nov 3, 2017 • 27 min
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, and LEADx editor, Tara Millette, answer listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Subscribe on iTunes…
#174: Success Tips From Shark Tank Entrepreneur and Honeyfund Founder Sara Margulis
Nov 2, 2017 • 20 min
Sara Margulis is an entrepreneur who is an expert in wedding and crowdfunding industries. She and her husband started the company Honeyfund after their own wedding, when guests contributed more than $5000 toward their dream honeymoon in Fiji. Honeyfund is…
#173: The Most Funded Language Learning App In Kickstarter History | Gabriel Wyner
Nov 1, 2017 • 30 min
Gabriel Wyner invented a whole new way of learning foreign languages. He reached fluency in French in 5 months, Russian in 10 months…he speaks a total of six languages fluently and he’s learning more. His kickstarter campaign became the most successful…
#172: How To Avoid Writer’s Block | Alan Alda (Part II)
Oct 31, 2017 • 20 min
Part II of the interview with Alan Alda. Most recognized for his role playing Hawkeye Pierce on the TV series M*A*S*H, Alan Alda is a globally recognized actor, writer and director with seven Emmy Awards and three Tony nominations. Active in the science…
#171: How To Avoid Awkward Conversations | Alan Alda (Part I)
Oct 30, 2017 • 26 min
Most recognized for his role playing Hawkeye Pierce on the TV series M*A*S*H, Alan Alda is a globally recognized actor, writer and director with seven Emmy Awards and three Tony nominations. Active in the science community, he hosted Scientific American…
#170: LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A | Kevin Kruse & Tara Millette
Oct 27, 2017 • 28 min
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, and LEADx editor, Tara Millette, answer listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Subscribe on iTunes…
#169: Know Your Brand: The 6 Steps To Amazing Marketing | Andy Cunningham
Oct 26, 2017 • 24 min
Andy Cunningham is the founder of Cunningham Collective, a marketing, brand and communication strategy firm. She has played a role in the launch of many technology categories and products, including the Apple Macintosh. Her new book is Get to Aha!:…
#168: What A Passenger Of The Miracle On The Hudson Learned About Life | Dave Sanderson
Oct 25, 2017 • 27 min
Dave Sanderson was a passenger on “Miracle on the Hudson” Flight 1549 which landed in the Hudson River by Captain Sully Sullenberger. Because Sanderson chose to help others, he was the last passenger to leave the plane. He wrote about his story in his…
#167: How To Make Strong Decisions And Deliver Tough News Like A Pro | Amy Kates
Oct 24, 2017 • 16 min
Amy Kates is the Managing Partner of KatesKesler Organizational Consulting, and the co-author of Bridging Organization Design and Performance, and Leading Organization Design. Resources: * http://kateskesler.com/ – Website * @kates_orgdesign – Twitter *…
#166: Are You Able To Fit Your Company’s Mission Into A 1 Minute Pitch? | Elizabeth Lindsey
Oct 23, 2017 • 23 min
Elizabeth Lindsey is the Executive Director of Byte Back, a Washington, DC based nonprofit providing free technology education and career training to unemployed adults. In 2017, she competed in the WeWork Creator Awards pitch competition, winning the top…
#165: LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A | Kevin Kruse
Oct 20, 2017 • 22 min
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Subscribe on iTunes to join our Ambassadors Club:…
#164: Time To Make Money On Your Expertise | Dorie Clark
Oct 19, 2017
Dorie Clark is an adjunct professor at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, a frequent contributor to the Harvard Business Review, and she consults and speaks for clients including Google, Microsoft, and the World Bank. Her new book is…
#163: Procrastination Station: The Right Way To Look At Your Motivation | Dr. Mary Lamia
Oct 18, 2017 • 19 min
Dr. Mary Lamia a clinical psychologist and psychoanalyst, discusses her new book, What Motivates Getting Things Done: Procrastination, Emotions, and Success. Resources: * http://www.marylamia.com/ – Website * @drlamia – Twitter * Buy her book, What…
#162: One Simple Question That Will Immediately Make You A Better Leader | Dave Munson
Oct 17, 2017 • 30 min
Dave Munson is the founder and owner of Saddleback Leather, a business he started out of the back of his beat up truck in Mexico back in 2003. Saddleback now does over $15 million a year in sales…all online. He is an adventurer, a man with a huge heart,…
#161: The CEO Of Hollywood’s Favorite Sunglasses Gives Us His Best Leadership Tips | Peter Waszkiewicz
Oct 16, 2017 • 19 min
Peter Waszkiewicz is the CEO of Randolph Engineering, a company that makes hand-crafted American sunglasses. He talks about what it takes to hire great talent and to maintain a great workplace culture. Resources: * https://www.randolphusa.com/ – Website *…
#160: Yoga and Founder’s Syndrome on The Weekly Wrapup | Kevin Kruse & Tara Millette
Oct 13, 2017 • 25 min
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, and LEADx editor, Tara Millette, answer listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Subscribe on iTunes…
#159: First-Time Managers, This One’s For You | Naphtali Hoff
Oct 12, 2017 • 18 min
Dr. Naphtali Hoff is a former school leader turned executive coach, consultant, and lecturer. He is the author of the new book Becoming the New Boss: The New Leader’s Guide to Sustained Success. Resources: * https://www.impactfulcoaching.com/ – Website *…
#158: Your Business Can Become 5X More Profitable With This Tip | Robbie Kellman Baxter
Oct 11, 2017 • 30 min
Robbie Kellman Baxter is the founder of Peninsula Strategies and the author of The Membership Economy: Find Your Superusers, Master the Forever Transaction and Build Recurring Revenue. Resources: * https://peninsulastrategies.com/ – Website * @robbiebax –…
#157: Future Authors: This Is How You Create Work That Lasts | Ryan Holiday
Oct 10, 2017 • 23 min
Ryan Holiday is one of the hottest authors today. Kevin talks to Ryan about his new book, Perennial Seller: The Art of Making and Marketing Work That Lasts. Resources: * https://ryanholiday.net/ – Website * @ryanholiday – Instagram * @RyanHoliday –…
#156: Stop Judging, Start Dancing: How The CEO of Daybreaker Is Creating Experiences | Radha Agrawal
Oct 9, 2017 • 26 min
Radha Agrawal is a serial social entrepreneur who loves bringing people together. She is the Co-Founder of THINX and Co-Founder and CEO of Daybreaker, an early morning dance movement in 20 cities around the world with a community of over 350,000 who…
#155: Why Doesn’t Greenland Like Us? | LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A | Kevin Kruse & Tara Millette
Oct 6, 2017 • 29 min
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, and LEADx editor, Tara Millette, answer listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Subscribe on iTunes…
#154: How To Add The Right Flavor To A Struggling Company | Jennifer Cue
Oct 5, 2017 • 15 min
Jennifer Cue is the CEO of craft soda company, Jones Soda. She discusses how she turned the company around and how they practice radical customer intimacy to beat out big soda competitors. Resources: * https://www.jonessoda.com/ – Jones Soda *…
#153: You’re Only 4 Steps Away From Becoming A Sales Guru | Andy Paul
Oct 4, 2017 • 28 min
Andy Paul was once told he wasn’t salesy enough—he was too introverted and analytical. Today he is leading authority on sales and influence and the author of Zero-Time Selling and Amp Up Your Sales. Resources: * http://www.andypaul.com/ – Website *…
#152: Your Guide To Comedy And Conquering Goals | Jon Acuff
Oct 3, 2017 • 29 min
Jon Acuff, NY Times bestselling author, discusses his new book, Finish: Give Yourself the Gift of Done. Resources: * https://acuff.me/ – Website * @jonacuff – Instagram * @JonAcuff – Twitter * @authorjonacuff – Facebook Page * Buy his book, Finish: Give…
#151: This CEO Made Millions By Putting His Employees First | Andre Durand
Oct 2, 2017 • 24 min
Andre Durand, Ping Identity co-founder and CEO, started the company in 2002 and has grown it to almost 600 employees in 7 offices. The company was recently acquired for a reported $600 million. Durand reveals his #1 secret to success and great culture.…
#150: LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A | Kevin Kruse & Tara Millette
Sep 29, 2017 • 29 min
In this episode, NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, and LEADx editor, Tara Millette, answer listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day…
#149: Throwback Thursday: Make Your Team Smarter with Liz Wiseman
Sep 28, 2017 • 32 min
Kevin interviews Liz Wiseman, one of his favorite management thinkers. Her book is Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter. Resources: * http://thewisemangroup.com/ – Website * @LizWiseman – Twitter * Buy her book, Multipliers: How the…
#148: From Charity To Fair Wage Work: This Woman Is Fighting Global Poverty | Leila Janah
Sep 27, 2017 • 34 min
Leila Janah believes that giving dignified, steady, fair wage work is the most effective way to eradicate poverty. She is the founder of the non-profit, Samasource. Her new book is Give Work: Reversing Poverty One Job At A Time. Resources: *…
#147: PART II: Finding A Mentor Can Make You More Successful | Ellen Ensher
Sep 26, 2017 • 20 min
Part II of Kevin’s interview the Dr. Ellen Ensher. How do you approach a potential mentor once you’ve identified her? Resources: * http://ellenensher.com/ – Website * @eensher – Instagram * @ProfEllen – Twitter * @ProfEllenEnsher – Facebook Page * Buy her…
#146: Finding A Mentor Can Make You More Successful | Ellen Ensher
Sep 25, 2017 • 20 min
Dr. Ellen Ensher is Professor of Management at Loyola Marymount University. She is the co-author of Power Mentoring: How Mentors and Protégés Get the Most out of Their Relationships. Resources: * http://ellenensher.com/ – Website * @eensher – Instagram *…
#145: LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A | Kevin Kruse & Tara Millette
Sep 22, 2017 • 30 min
In this episode, NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, and LEADx editor, Tara Millette, answer listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day…
#144: Throwback Thursday: Instantly Irresistible with Dave Kerpen
Sep 21, 2017
This interview with Dave Kerpen would turn into the most read article in the history of LEADx. His book is The Art of People: 11 Simple People Skills That Will Get You Everything You Want. Resources: * http://davekerpen.com/ – Website *…
#143: Do You Know How To Learn? | Dr. Barbara Oakley
Sep 20, 2017
Dr. Barbara Oakley co-teaches the world’s most popular course, “Learning How to Learn,” which is a Massive Open Online Course (or MOOC) with over 2 million students. She is the New York Times bestselling author of Mindshift: Break Through Obstacles to…
#142: How To Eliminate Workplace Drama Once And For All | Cy Wakeman
Sep 19, 2017
Cy Wakeman is a drama researcher, keynote speaker and trainer who specializes in reality-based leadership. She is a New York Times bestselling author and her new book is No Ego: How Leaders Can Cut the Cost of Workplace Drama, End Entitlement, and Drive…
#141: The Internet Of Things Is Here, As A Leader Are You Ready? | John Rossman
Sep 18, 2017
John Rossman is Managing Director at Alvarez and Marsal, where he specializes in innovative business models and organizational change, including internet of things (IoT). He is the bestselling author of The Amazon Way: 14 Leadership Principles of the…
#140: LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A | Kevin Kruse and Tara Millette Share Their Biggest Failures
Sep 15, 2017
In this episode, NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, and LEADx editor, Tara Millette, answer listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day…
#139: Throwback Thursday: Easy Way To Find Your Unique Brand with Dorie Clark
Sep 14, 2017
Dorie didn’t know that her simple 3-word exercise would result in numerous listeners DOING the exercise and emailing in their results. She is the author of Reinventing You and Stand Out, which was named the #1 Leadership Book of 2015 by Inc. Magazine.…
#138: Part II: Eight Values That Will Take You From Side Hustle To CEO | Connie Tang
Sep 13, 2017
In Part II of Kevin’s interview with Connie Tang, she reveals what it takes to have a fast growing career, and how direct sales consultants can get off to a fast start. Resources: * https://www.8fearlessvalues.com/ – Website * @connietangceo – Instagram *…
#137: Eight Values That Will Take You From Side Hustle To CEO | Connie Tang
Sep 12, 2017
Connie Tang immigrated to the US from Hong Kong and today she is the first woman president and CEO of Princess House, a multimillion dollar direct selling company. Her new book is Fearless Living: 8 Life-Changing Values for Breakthrough Success.…
#136: NFL Superstar Gary Brackett’s Secret To Never Giving Up
Sep 11, 2017
Gary Brackett lives a no quit attitude fighting for a spot on the Indianapolis Colts where as defensive captain he then lead the team to the Superbowl. After retiring from the NFL, he got his MBA and now owns The Stacked Pickle restaurant chain with 9…
#135: Grab The Brass Ring! | LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A | Kevin Kruse and Tara Millette
Sep 8, 2017
In this episode, NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, and LEADx editor, Tara Millette, answer listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day…
#134: Throwback Thursday: Dan Pink on Persuasion
Sep 7, 2017
It all started here, with our first guest. NY Times best selling author Dan Pink explains why to sell is human, which is the title of his book. Resources: * http://danpink.com/ – Website * @DanielPink – Twitter * @danielhpink – Facebook Page * Buy his…
#133: The Right Way To Fit Health Into Your Busy Schedule | Bonnie Micheli and Tracy Roemer
Sep 6, 2017
They met as young moms in Chicago and soon became business partners in the startup Shred415, a fast growing fitness company. Today’s guests are Bonnie Micheli and Tracy Roemer. Resources: * http://shred415.com/franchising – Franchising Opportunities *…
#132: The Key To Amazing Work Culture Lies In Company Values | Dina Dwyer-Owens
Sep 5, 2017
Dina Dwyer-Owens is the co-chair of The Dwyer Group – a billion-dollar organization. She appeared in the CBS TV show “Undercover Boss” and her new book is Values, Inc.: How Incorporating Values into Business and Life Can Change the World. Resources: *…
#131: This 15 Minute Habit Will Make Your Boss Love You | Khe Hy
Sep 4, 2017
Khe Hy was a Managing Director at BlackRock when he left in 2015 to found RadReads, exploring introspection, generosity, and community. He discusses his viral hit article “The 15-minute weekly habit that eased my work anxiety.” Resources: *…
#130: LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A | Kevin Kruse and Tara Millette
Sep 1, 2017
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, and LEADx editor, Tara Millette, answer listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Subscribe on iTunes…
#129: You’re Just Five Questions Away From Being An Amazing Boss | Lisa Lai
Aug 31, 2017
Lisa Lai is a former Fortune 500 executive who works with global leaders on strategy, execution, and influential leadership. She discusses her HBR article, Being a Strategic Leader Is About Asking the Right Questions. Resources: * http://laiventures.com/…
#128: Are You Making Decisions Out Of Fear Or Insight? | Dr. Sharon Spano
Aug 30, 2017
Sharon Spano has a PhD in Human and Organizational Systems. Her new book is The Pursuit of Time and Money: Step Into Radical Abundance and Discover the Secret to a Meaningful Prosperous Life. Resources: * http://sharonspano.com/ – Website *…
#127: How a Day of Rest Can Save Your Life | Marilyn Paul
Aug 29, 2017
Kevin Kruse and Marilyn Paul discuss how a day of rest can save your life. With a Ph.D. from Yale and an M.B.A. from Cornell, Marilyn takes a unique approach that blends inner work and practical skills training. She is an expert on time management and…
#126: The Secret To Great Work Culture Lies In These 5 Words | DeLisa Alexander
Aug 28, 2017
Kevin Kruse and DeLisa Alexander discuss culture, women in tech, and more. DeLisa is Executive VP and Chief People Officer at Red Hat, a company that does $2.4 billion in annual revenue offering open-source software solutions. In this role, she leads the…
#125: LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A | Kevin Kruse and Tara Millette
Aug 25, 2017
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, and LEADx editor, Tara Millette, answer listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Subscribe on iTunes…
#124: Six Steps To Capture The Full Attention Of Any Audience | Patricia Scott
Aug 24, 2017
In this episode, Kevin discusses six steps you can use to captivate your audience with guest, Patricia Scott. Patricia is a leading communication expert, specifically in the area of how you can break through distractions to get your message heard. She has…
#123: Calm Your Nerves In Minutes With These Tips | Daniel McGinn
Aug 23, 2017
In this episode, Kevin discusses the science of mental preparation with guest, Daniel McGinn. Dan is a senior editor at Harvard Business Review, and his writing has appeared in many magazines, including Newsweek, Inc, Fast Company, and Wired. His new book…
#122: Overcome Obstacles With These Keys To Leadership | Christopher Wirth
Aug 22, 2017
In this episode, Kevin discusses how to overcome any obstacle with guest, Christopher Wirth. Chris is an executive coach, trainer and keynote speaker. He is the founder and President of No Quit Living and the host of a popular podcast of the same name.…
#121: Start Using This Skill To Become A Greater Leader | Gary B. Cohen
Aug 21, 2017
In this episode, Kevin discusses the questions you should be asking as a leader with guest, Gary B. Cohen. Gary founded a company when he was just out of college, with $4,000 and two employees, and he quickly grew it to over 2,200 employees and went…
#120: The War For Talent: Why Your Approach To Hiring Might Be All Wrong | Dave Ulrich
Aug 18, 2017
Dr. Dave Ulrich is considered by many to be “the father of modern human resources.” He is the Rensis Likert Professor at the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, and a partner at the RBL Group, which is a consulting firm focused on helping…
#119: Build Rapport And Trust Like An FBI Agent | Robin Dreeke
Aug 17, 2017
In this episode, Kevin discusses five rules we can use to quickly build trust with guest, Robin Dreeke. He is a graduate of the US Naval Academy, a former US Marine Corps office, and a 20 year veteran of the FBI. He advanced in the Bureau to lead the…
#118: The Special Forces Approach To Leadership | Jan Rutherford
Aug 16, 2017
In this episode, Kevin discusses self-reliant leadership with guest, Jan Rutherford. Jan has over 25 years of business experience and has held executive roles in business development, marketing, sales, training, product management, and as a CEO. Jan…
#117: Innovation Will Keep You On Top And Ahead Of The Curve | Greg Satell
Aug 15, 2017
In this episode, Kevin discusses how to navigate the disruptive age we are all in with guest, Greg Satell. Greg is a popular writer, speaker and innovation advisor, whose work has appeared in Harvard Business Review, Forbes, Fast Company, Inc. and other…
#116: Survey Says: Employee Engagement Means Greater Profits | Michael Tippets
Aug 14, 2017
In this episode, Kevin discusses do-it-yourself branding and employee engagement with guest, Mike Tippets. Mike is a business leader who lives and breathes many of the topics addressed on the LEADx Show. He has been a leader in the technology space his…
#115: LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A | Kevin Kruse and Tara Millette
Aug 11, 2017
LEADx host and New York Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, highlights the best ideas of the week and answers listeners questions with co-host Tara Millette. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Subscribe on…
#114: Give Me A Break: How To Take Time For You | Rachael O’Meara
Aug 10, 2017
In this episode, Kevin discusses harnessing the life-changing power of giving yourself a break with guest, Rachael O’Meara. Rachael is an executive at Google and a transformational leadership coach. According to Rachael, a pause is “any intentional shift…
#113: The Secret To Getting Your Team’s Honest Opinion | Matt Kincaid
Aug 9, 2017
In this episode, Kevin discusses how the best leaders cultivate a culture of candor with guest, Matt Kincaid. Matt is a managing partner at Blue Rudder, a top rated professor, and former innovation consultant. His new book is Permission to Speak Freely:…
#112: The 7 Most Common Obstacles In Life And How To Conquer Them | David M.R. Covey
Aug 8, 2017
In this episode, Kevin discusses the seven biggest traps in life and work with guest, David Covey. David is the former co-COO of FranklinCovey. He is an expert in leadership, complex sales, and the concept of interdependence. He is currently the co-CEO of…
#111: Some Plant-Based Wisdom For New Entrepreneurs | Monica Klausner
Aug 7, 2017
In this episode, Kevin interviews Monica Klausner, the founder of a meal delivery company, about entrepreneurship and leadership. Monica co-founded, with her brother, a meal delivery service called Veestro. She grew up in a big family in Costa Rica and…
#110: LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A
Aug 4, 2017
In this episode, LEADx host and New York Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, answers listeners questions. This week, he is joined by LEADx editor and writer, Tara Millette. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day…
#109: The Love Cat Is A Little Ol’ Place Where We Can Get Together | Tim Sanders
Aug 3, 2017
In this episode, Kevin discusses how to win business and influence friends with guest, Tim Sanders. He spent most of his early career on the cutting edge of innovation and change. He was an early stage member of Mark Cuban’s Broadcast.com. After Yahoo…
#108: Can Positivity Really Make A Difference In Your Leadership? | Jon Gordon
Aug 2, 2017
In this episode, Kevin discusses how positive leaders can transform teams and organizations with guest, Jon Gordon. He is a giant among business authors and speakers. His inspirational talks have motivated Fortune 500 audiences, schools, hospitals,…
#107: Don’t Hit Send! That Late Night Email Is Doing More Harm Than Good | Maura Thomas
Aug 1, 2017
In this episode, Kevin discusses the perils of our “always on” culture and outcomes versus output with guest, Maura Thomas. She is an expert in productivity, attention management, and work-life balance. She writes for the Harvard Business Review and many…
#106: Are You A Lion, A Bear, A Wolf, Or A Dolphin? | Dr. Michael Breus
Jul 31, 2017
In this episode, Kevin discusses the power of when to do things with Dr. Michael Breus. Dr. Breus is known as “The Sleep Doctor.” He’s a Clinical Psychologist, a Fellow of The American Academy of Sleep Medicine, and recognized globally as one of the…
#105: LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A: Productivity Edition
Jul 28, 2017
In this episode, LEADx host and New York Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, highlights the best ideas of the week and answers listeners questions about productivity. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Review…
#104: Here’s How Leaders Can Get Back On Track | Tanveer Naseer
Jul 27, 2017
In this episode, Kevin discusses leadership vertigo with guest, Tanveer Naseer. He has been named by Inc magazine as one of the top 100 leadership experts, ranked as one of the top 15 Leadership Bloggers in the world, and HR Examiner’s Top 25 Online…
#103: How Quiet Time Helps With Stress And Boosts Creativity | Justin Talbot-Zorn & Leigh Marz
Jul 26, 2017
In this episode, Kevin discusses how the busier you are, the more you need quiet time with guests, Justin Talbot-Zorn and Leigh Marz. Justin is a Truman National Security Fellow and public policy consultant. And he’s been a regular meditation teacher on…
#102: Don’t Pull Any Punches: The Art Of Being Awesome | Cam F. Awesome
Jul 25, 2017
In this episode, we’re going to talk about resilience and bouncing back from failure with our guest, Cam F. Awesome. He is a champion heavyweight boxer, who also happens to be a vegan. He lands punches in the ring, and punchlines in comedy clubs as a…
#101: Four Secrets To Transforming Your Business | Patty Azzarello
Jul 24, 2017
In this episode, we’re going to talk about how leaders can push through change despite the inevitable obstacles with our guest, Patty Azzarello. She has more than 25 years of experience working in high tech and business having held leadership roles in…
#100: Leadership Lessons from the Miracle on the Hudson with Captain Sully Sullenberger
Jul 21, 2017
In this special edition of the Weekly Wrapup, Kevin interviews Captain Sully Sullenberger about leading in crisis. Captain Sullenberger pursued his childhood love of aviation and learned to fly at age sixteen. He graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy…
#099: Robots Stealing Your Job? Time To Become A Cannibal | Shawn Kanungo
Jul 20, 2017
In this episode, we’re going to talk about ways to drive innovation with our guest, Shawn Kanungo. Over the past decade with Deloitte, he has been recognized globally for his work in the area of innovation. He shares his hands-on experiences through talks…
#098: Become Powerfully Persuasive With These Two Tips | G. Riley Mills
Jul 19, 2017
In this episode, we’re going to talk about how to be a more persuasive and effective communicator with our guest, G. Riley Mills. He is a keynote speaker, executive coach, and communications expert who has worked in more than 30 countries. He is the…
#097: Five Practices to Become A Better Leader | René Boer
Jul 18, 2017
In this episode, we’re going to talk about how to be a great boss with our guest, René Boer. He has more than 30 years of experience in the restaurant industry, helping leadership teams succeed at well-known brands such as ‘Pizza Hut’ and ‘Jamba Juice.’…
#096: We Are All Biased, But How Do We Confront it? | Tiffany Jana
Jul 17, 2017
In this episode, we’re going to talk about building authentic relationships across differences with our guest, Tiffany Jana. She is the cofounder and CEO of TMI Consulting, a Diversity and Inclusion firm based in Richmond, VA. She has been named to…
#095: How To Fire Somebody The Right Way | LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A
Jul 14, 2017
In this episode, LEADx host and New York Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, highlights the best ideas of the week and answers a listener question about how to fire somebody the right way. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better…
#094: This 100 Second Mental Exercise Leads To Success | Jason Selk
Jul 13, 2017
In this episode, we’re going to talk about how to train your mind for elite-level performance with our guest, Jason Selk. He is one of the premier performance coaches in the world. He served as the Director of Mental Training for the St Louis Cardinals,…
#093: Coach More, Rescue Less: 7 Power Questions To Ask Your Team | Michael Bungay Stanier
Jul 12, 2017
In this episode, we’re going to talk about unlocking your team’s potential with just seven coaching questions with our guest, Michael Bungay Stanier. He is the author of several books including Do More Great Work and End Malaria, which is a collection of…
#092: Four Tools That Will Get You That Raise | Jill Young
Jul 11, 2017
In this episode, we’re going to talk about the tools you need to earn the money you want with our guest, Jill Young. She is the founder of ‘TractionFirst,’ which helps Entrepreneurs get everything they want from their businesses by implementing the…
#091: Can You Put In Less Effort, And Get More Results? | Steve Scott
Jul 10, 2017
In this episode, we’re going to talk about small changes you can make to improve your health, wealth and happiness with our guest, Steve Scott. He is a Wall Street Journal bestselling author of 70 books, one of the most successful independent authors on…
How To Lead a Fast Growing Startup | GetAbstract Founder Patrick Brigger
Jul 7, 2017
In this special edition of the Weekly Wrapup, Kevin interviews entrepreneur Patrick Brigger, coFounder of GetAbstract. They discuss making Brigger’s biggest failure, how to lead remote workers, and the lessons from great books. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org –…
#089: Avoid Under-Managing By Asking The Right Questions | Bruce Tulgan
Jul 6, 2017
In this episode, we’re going to talk about management fundamentals that make all the difference with our guest, Bruce Tulgan. He is an adviser to business leaders and a sought-after keynote speaker. He is the best-selling author of many books, including…
#088: Red Team To The Rescue: Erase Your Mental Blind Spots | Bryce Hoffman
Jul 5, 2017
In this episode, we’re going to talk about how you can use red teaming to overcome your mental blind spots with our guest, Bryce Hoffman. He was an award-winning financial journalist who spent 22 years covering the global automotive, high-tech and biotech…
#087: End Your Meetings With These 3 Questions | Dick Axelrod
Jul 4, 2017
In this episode, we’re going to talk about practical ways to make your meetings more effective with our guest, Dick Axelrod. He founded The Axelrod Group, a consulting firm that pioneered the use of employee involvement to effect large scale…
#086: The 3 Keys To Lasting Motivation | Susan Fowler
Jul 3, 2017
In this episode, we’re going to talk about scientific ways to lead, energize, and engage your team members with our guest, Susan Fowler. She is a professor at University of San Diego and a consulting partner with The Ken Blanchard Companies. She is a…
#085: How To Choose Your Daily M.I.T. (Most Important Task) | LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A
Jun 30, 2017
In this episode, LEADx host and New York Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, highlights the best ideas of the week and answers a listener question about choosing your daily most important task (M.I.T.). Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become…
#084: Organizational Constitutions, And Why You Need One | Chris Edmonds
Jun 29, 2017
In this episode, we’re going to talk about a framework for driving results, inspiring your employees, and transforming your workplace with our guest, Chris Edmonds. He is a speaker, executive consultant and the founder and CEO of The Purposeful Culture…
#083: Want A Strong Team? Play A Game | Karl Kapp
Jun 28, 2017
In this episode, we’re going to talk about games for learning with our guest, Karl Kapp. He the world’s leading expert on using games for learning. He is a professor of Instructional Technology at Bloomsburg University, a TEDx speaker, and the founder of…
#082: How To Get Great Employee Engagement In Nine Minutes | James Robbins
Jun 27, 2017
In this episode, we’re going to talk about the quick and easy way to go from manager to leader with our guest, James Robbins. He is a management consultant, change specialist, adventurer and motivational speaker. He has been helping equip and transform…
#081: From Natural Disasters To Boardroom Mayhem: How To Thrive In Chaos | Dan Diamond, MD
Jun 26, 2017
In this episode, we’re going to talk about how to thrive under pressure with our guest, Dan Diamond. He is a physician, who has been responding to international disasters for over 30 years. He was the Director of the Medical Triage Unit at the New Orleans…
#080: LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A | The Number One Secret To Success
Jun 23, 2017
In this episode, LEADx host and New York Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, highlights the best ideas of the week and answers listeners questions. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Review and Join Our…
#079: The Secret To A Joyful Workplace | Kris Boesch
Jun 22, 2017
In this episode, we’re going to talk about how to create happiness in the workplace with our guest, Kris Boesch. She is the founder and CEO of Choose People, a company that transforms company cultures, increases employee happiness, and boosts the bottom…
#078: How Civility In The Workplace Can Save You Time And Money | Christine Porath
Jun 21, 2017
In this episode, we’re going to talk about the crisis of incivility with our guest, Christine Porath. She is an author, speaker, and associate professor of management at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University. Her work related to…
#077: Four Tips To Learning Faster And Quieting Your Inner Critic | Erika Andersen
Jun 20, 2017
In this episode, we’re going to talk about how to get good at things fast so you can stay ready for the future with our guest, Erika Andersen. She is the founding partner of Proteus, a coaching, consulting and training firm that focuses on leader…
#076: How To Reach Your Employees Like You Reach Your Audience | Tara-Nicholle Nelson
Jun 19, 2017
In this episode, we’re going to talk about fueling a lifelong love affair with your customers and employees with our guest, Tara-Nicholle Nelson. She is the former vice president of marketing for ‘MyFitnessPal,’ where she led a team that grew the platform…
#075: LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A | Keeping Up With Information In Your Industry
Jun 16, 2017
In this episode, LEADx host and New York Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, highlights the best ideas of the week and answers a listener question about how to keep up with new information and technology in your industry. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org –…
#074: It’s Time To Stop Putting Talent Through 5 Interviews | Scott Wintrip
Jun 15, 2017
In this episode, we’re going to talk about hiring top talent in an instant with our guest, Scott Wintrip. He eliminates hiring delays by helping organizations implement a process to fill jobs the instant they become open. He’s been named by Crain’s to the…
#073: Could A Simple Mantra Make You An Incredible Leader? | MJ Ryan
Jun 14, 2017
In this episode, we’re going to talk about game-changing mantras to realize your goals with our guest, MJ Ryan. She is an expert on change and human fulfillment, and an executive coach to leaders around the world. Her clients include Microsoft, Time…
#072: The 3 C’s To Reach Outside Your Comfort Zone with Dr. Andy Molinsky | Psychology
Jun 13, 2017
In this episode, we’re going to talk about how to grow beyond your comfort zone with our guest, Dr. Andy Molinsky. He is a professor of psychology and organizational behavior at Brandeis University and has been featured in The New York Times, Fast…
#071: Four Pillars You Need To Create Meaning In Work And Life | Emily Esfahani Smith
Jun 12, 2017
In this episode, we’re going to talk about crafting a life that matters with our guest, Emily Esfahani Smith. She is an editor at the Stanford University Hoover Institution, where she manages the Ben Franklin Circles project to build meaning in local…
#070: Millennial Talent Drives Second Fastest Growing Digital Media Company In America | Vic Belonogoff
Jun 9, 2017
In this episode, we’re going to talk about how you can recruit, lead, and retain amazing millennial talent with our guest, Vic Belonogoff. He runs the second-fastest-growing digital media company in America, Render Media, according to the 2016 Inc. 5000…
#069: Managers Fear Compassion But Science Says It Makes Work Better | Monica Worline
Jun 8, 2017
In this episode, we’re going to talk about compassion at work with our guest, Monica Worline. She is the founder and CEO of EnlivenWork, an organization that teaches businesses how to tap into courageous thinking, compassionate leadership, and curiosity…
#068: Chase Your Lion: Set Big Goals And Dare To Meet Them | Mark Batterson
Jun 7, 2017
In this episode, we’re going to talk about chasing big dreams with our guest, Mark Batterson. He is the lead pastor of National Community Church, recognized as one of the most innovative churches in America, with eight locations in Washington, DC. He is…
#067: Want To Be Fascinating? Know Your Own Brand with Sally Hogshead | Leadership
Jun 6, 2017
In this episode, we’re going to talk about how you can capture an audience and influence behavior by becoming more of your true self with our guest, Sally Hogshead. She is an award-winning branding expert, a hall of fame speaker and author. She is the…
#066: Trying To Quit A Bad Habit? Check Out This Simple Trick from Judson Brewer, MD | Productivity
Jun 5, 2017
In this episode, we’re going to talk about why we get hooked on things and how we can break bad habits with our guest, Dr. Judson Brewer. He is Director of Research at the Center for Mindfulness and associate professor in medicine and psychiatry at…
#065: LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A with Guest Chuck Leddy
Jun 2, 2017
In this episode, LEADx host and New York Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, highlights the best ideas of the week and answers listeners questions. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Review and Join Our…
#064: Find Your Dream Job With These Simple Steps | Christie Mims
Jun 1, 2017
In this episode, we’re going to talk about how to land your dream job with our guest, Christie Mims. She is the founder and CEO of The Revolutionary Club, a destination for smart women who are unwilling to settle for anything less than career happiness.…
#063: The 2 Things You’re Missing When You Give Feedback | Kim Scott
May 31, 2017
In this episode, we’re going to talk about how to be a kick ass boss without losing your humanity with our guest, Kim Scott. She was a highly successful leader at Google. She later joined Apple and designed and taught a course for first-time managers…
#062: How To Lead With Moxie And Go With Your Gut | John Baldoni
May 30, 2017
In this episode, we’re going to talk about the secret to bold and gutsy leadership with our guest, John Baldoni. He is a globally recognized leadership consultant and coach, who’s been named as a Top Thought Leader by Trust Across America, as a Top 50…
#061: Close Your Deals By Asking These Powerful Questions | Andrew Sobel
May 29, 2017
In this episode, we’re going to talk about how to build relationships, win new business, and influence others with our guest, Andrew Sobel. He has written eight bestselling books on how to develop enduring professional relationships. You may have also…
#060: How To Grow Your LinkedIn Network | LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A
May 26, 2017
In this episode, LEADx host and New York Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, shares how he grew his LinkedIn Network and how to manage someone who knows more about the work than you do. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every…
#059: Three Simple Things To Make Your Team Trust You | Joel Peterson
May 25, 2017
In this episode, we’re going to talk about how to make a good business great with our guest, Joel Peterson. He is the chairman of JetBlue and a consulting professor at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He is the founding partner of Peterson…
#058: The 3 Gaps That Are Holding You Back From Where You Need To Be | Hyrum Smith
May 24, 2017
In this episode, we’re going to talk about what separates you from where you are and where you want to be with our guest, Hyrum Smith. He a true legend in the professional development space. He was one of the original creators of the popular Franklin Day…
#057: How To Capture Attention The Right Way | Ben Parr
May 23, 2017
In this episode, we’re going to talk about the science of capturing attention with our guest, Ben Parr. He is an award-winning journalist, speaker, investor, and entrepreneur. He was named to Forbes 30 Under 30 list of high achievers. He is the Co-Founder…
#056: Empathy Belongs In The Workplace – Here’s How To Bring It Back | Subir Chowdhury
May 22, 2017
In this episode, we’re going to talk about the difference between good companies and truly great companies with our guest, Subir Chowdhury. He is one of the world’s leading management thinkers and consultants. His Fortune 500 clients have saved billions…
How to Read 250 Books A Year | LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A
May 19, 2017
In this episode, LEADx host and New York Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, shares how he reads over 250 books a year, how to run successful Skype meetings, and how to use LEADx to get a date. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better…
Simple Tricks To Get Organized And Stay That Way | Beth Beutler
May 18, 2017
In this episode, we’re going to talk about 52 ways to get more organized with our guest, Beth Beutler. She is the owner of HOPE Unlimited, providing collaborative virtual assistance and business soft skill education to help overwhelmed professionals…
5 Secrets To Make Your Team Smarter | Liz Wiseman
May 17, 2017
In this episode, we’re going to talk about how the best leaders make everyone around them smarter with our guest, Liz Wiseman. She worked for 17 years at Oracle as the Vice President of Oracle University and as the global leader for Human Resource…
4 Reasons To Start Telling Stories At Work | Paul Smith
May 16, 2017
In this episode, we’re going to talk about crafting business narratives that captivate, convince, and inspire with our guest, Paul Smith. He is a former ‘Procter & Gamble’ executive, who now speaks and trains on how to use storytelling in leadership and…
Quiet Your Over-Thinking, And Start Living | Shelley Row
May 15, 2017
In this episode, we’re going to talk about how you can think less and live more with our guest, Shelley Row. She is a self-described over-thinker. Her work has appeared in Forbes, Fast Company, and Huffington Post. She is the author of four books, and her…
Dealing With A Disruptive Coworker | LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A
May 12, 2017
In this episode, LEADx host and New York Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, highlights the best ideas of the week and answers listeners questions. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Review and Join Our…
Are The Stereotypes About Millennials in the Workforce True? | Dan Negroni
May 11, 2017
In this episode, we’re going to talk about next generation leaders in the workplace with our guest, Dan Negroni. He leverages his experience as a CEO, attorney, and senior sales and marketing executive to help companies bridge the gap between managers and…
Meetings Suck, But You Can Make Them Suck Less | Cameron Herold
May 10, 2017
In this episode, we’re going to talk about how to make meetings great with our guest, Cameron Herold. He is known around the world as ‘The Business Growth Guru,’ a reputation he’s earned by helping numerous companies double their profit and double their…
The 3 Ways To Guide Your Team Through Choppy Waters | Dave Hopson
May 9, 2017
In this episode, we’re going to talk about navigating the Business Storm Cycle with our guest, Dr. Dave Hopson. He is a retired Recon Marine. While earning his PhD, he studied under the great Peter Drucker. Currently, he’s the managing partner at…
Negotiate With Yourself: How To Beat Inner Turmoil | Erica Ariel Fox
May 8, 2017
In this episode, we’re going to talk about a breakthrough method for leading, living and lasting change with our guest Erica Ariel Fox. She is on the faculty at Harvard Law School, a New York Times bestselling author, a LinkedIn Influencer, a senior…
How To Navigate Your Career with Kathryn Minshew | Leadership Career The Muse
May 5, 2017
In this episode, we’re going to talk about navigating your career with our guest, Kathryn Minshew. She is the CEO and co-Founder of The Muse, a career platform used by over 50 million millennials and others to research, explore and apply to great…
The One Secret To Create An Amazing Presence | Jay Sullivan
May 4, 2017
In this episode, we’re going to talk about communicating better at work and beyond with our guest, Jay Sullivan. He is an award-winning author and the Managing Partner at Exec|Comm, a communication skills consulting firm. Whether coaching individuals or…
Why You Need To Kickstart Powerful Conversations | Dan Rockwell
May 3, 2017
In this episode, we’re going to talk about how you can lead yourself and others to great success with our guest, Dan Rockwell. He is an entrepreneur, author, speaker and consultant. He’s been named as a Top 50 Leadership Expert and Top 100 Leadership…
Apologize Like A Champ And Cure Toxic Work Relationships | Jathan Janove
May 2, 2017
In this episode, we’re going to talk about truly communicating and driving engagement with our guest, Jathan Janove. He acts as an ‘organizational interventionist’ employing lessons from his 25 years of litigating toxic workplace relationships. He works…
Hero, Rebel, Navigator: What’s Your Leadership Personality? | Lolly Daskal
May 1, 2017
In this episode, we’re going to talk about what gets between you and your greatness with our guest, Lolly Daskal. She is the founder of Lead from Within, a global leadership coaching and consulting firm based in New York City. She has been named a Top 50…
Advice to a New Manager | LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A
Apr 28, 2017
In this episode, LEADx host and New York Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, highlights the best ideas of the week and answers listeners questions. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Review and Join Our…
How To Be The Boss Your Team Deserves | Scott Love
Apr 27, 2017
In this episode, we’re going to talk about how to lead with positive influence with our guest, Scott Love. He is a former US Navy leadership trainer and Annapolis graduate. He is the founder of The Attorney Search Group and global keynote speaker. He’s…
5 Things You Need To Bring Up To Your Boss Today | Michael Watkins
Apr 26, 2017
In this episode, we’re going to talk about getting up to speed in a new job or role faster than ever before with our guest, Dr. Michael Watkins. He is the author of the international bestseller, The First 90 Days, and co-founder of Genesis Advisers, a…
Can You Actually Love Your Day Job? | Sarah Vermunt
Apr 25, 2017
In this episode, we’re going to talk about how to find your way to feel-good work with our guest, Sarah Vermunt. She helps people learn how to create work that feels good, whether that’s a career change or starting his or her own business. She writes for…
Stop Apologizing And Start The Career of Your Dreams | Wendy Sachs
Apr 24, 2017
In this episode, we’re going to talk about launching a new career with our guest, Wendy Sachs. She started as a secretary, then pivoted to being a CNN contributor, then pivoted to Dateline NBC, where she won an Emmy. She is a master of the career pivot…
How To Rise Above Mediocrity And Find Focus In Your Life | Weekly Wrapup
Apr 21, 2017
In this episode, LEADx host and New York Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, answers a question about finding your focus in life amidst your crazy busy schedule. Sponsored by: * LEADx.org – subscribe to become 1% better every single day Review and…
Dear Managers: More Yoda, Less Superman Please | Jonathan Raymond
Apr 20, 2017
In this episode, we’re going to talk about becoming a good authority and boss for your team with our guest, Jonathan Raymond. He is the CEO at Refound and the author of the new book Good Authority: How to Become the Leader Your Team is Waiting For.…
Time To Unleash The Organized And Productive Deity Within | Abby Lawson
Apr 19, 2017
In this episode, we’re going to talk about extreme productivity and organization with our guest, Abby Lawson. She is the girl behind Just a Girl and Her Blog, where she offers help and resources to those who want to create a beautiful home, life, and…
Crush Your Next Negotiation With These 3 Simple Steps | Corey Kupfer
Apr 18, 2017
In this episode, we’re going to talk about authentic negotiating with our guest, Corey Kupfer. He is an expert dealmaker and business consultant with more than 30 years of professional negotiating experience as a successful entrepreneur and attorney. His…