Real Leaders Podcast

Real Leaders Podcast

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Discover what motivates today’s CEOs, entrepreneurs, and celebrities beyond their chosen careers and the leadership lessons they obtained along the way Each episode is recorded live on Facebook @realleadersmagazine and is available on iTunes, Spotify, Google Play, Stitcher, and Anchor. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/realleaders/support


38 How Culture Attracts Culture
Aug 8 • 28 min
David Young is the CEO of Participate an organization that enables teachers and students of all areas to experience a fun education abroad. Many B-Corps are mission driven companies that tend to draw employees who share similar core values and interests,…
37 Why Solar Is Soaring
Jul 31 • 32 min
Chad Farrell is the Founder and CEO of Encore Renewable Energy who explains where the panels come from, how solar farms are financed and the leadership it takes to sustain a business. This episode was recorded during the Real Leaders Top 100 Impact…
36 Inspire A Shared Vision
Jul 24 • 17 min
Episode 36 features Robert Acton, the CEO of Cause Strategy Partners who discusses board seat placement, managing pushback, setting a vision, and inspiring a shared vision. —- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/realleaders/support
35 CEO Gives Tour Of West Paw Inc.
Jul 17 • 30 min
Because who doesn’t want to see how dog toys are made? Bear with us on audio experience as Spencer moves throughout the floor and try to visualize their massive machinery. If you’re at all interested in how West Paw brings these raw materials to life,…
34 The Most Important Person In The Building
Jul 15 • 24 min
Who is the most important person in the building? We sit down with Scott Koloms the CEO of Facilities Management Services who thinks Janitors deserve to be in the discussion. This interview was recorded and published live to our facebook page…
33 Short Term vs. Long Term Thinking
Jun 19 • 41 min
John-Paul Maxfield is the Founder and CEO of Waste Farmers who believes long-term thinking fundamentally solves the needs of social and environmental problems. On this episode, we dive a little bit deeper about how short-term thinking has inhibited our…
32 Ecological Intelligence
May 30 • 29 min
We sit down with Aaron Fairchild, CEO of Green Canopy to learn how his mission-driven real estate group is creating a competitive advantage in the housing market. When there are two homes that cost the same but one is environmentally friendly which one…
AKON REVEALS CRYPTO PLAN FOR AFRICA
Apr 22 • 55 min
From music to cryptocurrency, see how one of the world’s most popular artists is harnessing his platform for good. Majority of the public know Akon as the artist who ruled the early 2000’s hip/hop and R&B scene bringing us hit albums Trouble, Konvicted,…
31 The Benevolent Dictator
Apr 16 • 36 min
Thomas Raffa, founder of Raffa-Marcum’s Nonprofit & Social Sector Group, shares his thoughts on shared value principles, what lead him to start a mission oriented company with quality services and how his group is benefiting from a shared leadership…
30 How To Change Minds
Apr 8 • 40 min
Kristin Carroll is the CEO of Rescue The Behavior Change Agency who was working for a major marketing firm in NYC when she realized she wanted to align her business acumen with positive behavior change. Rescue does this through health communications,…
29 Empowering Leadership
Apr 1 • 52 min
Micro-powered design or MpowerD empowers emerging economies by extending clean and affordable energy to create opportunities from problems. On this podcast listen to why MpowerD started, how they are able to reduce costs to reach poverty stricken areas,…
28 Celebrating Rejections-Lisa Kurtis, CEO Kuli Kuli
Mar 28 • 30 min
Founder & CEO, Lisa Curtis discovered a magical nutrient called Moringa in Niger, West Africa when she was 22 years old serving in the Peace Core. “I had never eaten anything that had had such a profound impact on my body”. The plant has now impacted more…
27 How Leadership Manifests In Your Products
Mar 25 • 41 min
Will Chen is the founder and CEO of P.L.A.Y., a San Francisco-based company that specializes in lifestyle pet products such as pet beds, toys and outdoor gear. P.L.A.Y. is one of the only three companies in the pet industry that is certified B Corp and…
Ep.26 Life Before Social Entrepreneurism
Mar 21 • 38 min
Shannon Keith, CEO of Sudara, speaks about her passion for social entrepreneurship and the journey towards creating her ethical apparel brand. Sudara is a company that aims to help minimize sex-trafficking in India by providing options for women who would…
25 Making Money From Waste
Mar 18 • 13 min
Rick Perez is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer or Avanguard Innovative, who helps manage, measure, and monetize your hidden green assets. The circular economy generates profit through reusing resources that have no negative environmental impact on…
24 The Governments Role In Emerging Economies with David Bohigian, CEO of OPIC
Mar 14 • 11 min
In this interview learn about how the government is taking action to improve emerging economies. David Bohigian is the Acting President and CEO of OPIC the Overseas Private Investment Corporation that provides direct loans and and partners with private…
23 Jack Sim, World Toilet Organization
Mar 11 • 20 min
2.5 billion people lack sanitation, when Jack Sim turned 40 years old he left the construction industry and decided to devote the rest of his life to social impact. He’s now constructing a 65,000 sq. ft “World Trade Center” for the poor in Singapore that…
22 Cultural Leadership
Mar 7 • 31 min
Ahad Ghadimi, CEO of [email protected] opens up about how failure turned into meaningful insight that would forever shape his destiny. Over half of the US Workforce will work remotely by 2020, [email protected] are company-peer groups who meet regularly in an open,…
21 I Want to Impact 1 Billion Lives
Mar 4 • 19 min
Ting Shih is the co-founder and CEO of Click Medix whose company was founded with the intent to impact 1 billion lives. Click Medix provides an all-in-one platform for underserved and uninsured patients to access medical professional advice and diagnosis…
20 We First CEO, Simon Mainwaring
Jan 10 • 35 min
Simon Mainwaring is the founder and CEO of We First, a creative consultancy that builds purpose-driven brands. Simon’s book, We First: How brands and consumers use social media to build a better world, is a New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Amazon…
19 CMO of Barnana, Nik Ingersoll
Dec 20, 2018 • 30 min
A lot of social entrepreneurs struggle with maximizing profits and scaling their business but Nik Ingersoll is not one of them. Nik is the co-founder and CMO of Barnana the delicious bite-sized banana snacks that add environmental value to the supply…
18 Troublemaker Turned Blockchain Millionaire
Dec 19, 2018 • 35 min
On this Episode 23 of the Real Leaders Podcast Jeremy Gardner talks about the lifestyle of a #blockchain millionaire, breaks down the potential of this technology, and pleads to young professionals “the bar was not set high for me growing up”.…
17 Self-awareness and Leadership
Nov 16, 2018 • 111 min
Rebecca Zucker makes leadership attainable. In this podcast, she tells you why we should focus on the positives more than the negatives. If you’re looking for motivation this is for you. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a…
16 No Formula For A Leader
Nov 15, 2018 • 35 min
“Leadership is learning how to disappoint people at a rate that they can absorb”. Leadership consultant, author of his book Rising to Power: The Journey of Exceptional Executives (2014), and former 2-time TEDx speaker Ron Carucci delivers a series of…
15 The Agritect
Nov 15, 2018 • 38 min
How much does agriculture play a role in climate change? This episode dives deeper into the world’s food problem. Throughout this conversation, sustainable urban agriculture expert Henry Gordon-Smith explains to us the current solutions for food scarcity…
14 Patent Secrets For Entrepreneurs
Nov 15, 2018 • 33 min
Ep.18 with Passage to Profit Show hosts Elizabeth & Richard Gearhart who are owners of Gearhart Law that specializes in intellectual property. On this episode, we dive into why and how to get a #patent, the terms of a Non-disclosure agreement, and a few…
13 Evolution of Purpose to Profit
Nov 15, 2018 • 33 min
Joanna is the founding executive director of League of Innovators who believes we can create enterprises that are not only profitable but create social and environmental value in the world - no excuses. For Joanna its all about building changemaking ideas…
12 Growing As a Leader
Nov 15, 2018 • 29 min
Karen Walker is a consultant, author, and advisor to CEOs and senior leaders. She helps her clients grow their companies with successful outcomes that include IPOs, acquisitions, market share increases, and significant leadership development. Her clients…
11 Take Your Leadership to the Next Level
Nov 15, 2018 • 32 min
Scott is president of The Eblin Group, a leadership development firm committed to helping executives lead and live at their best. As a recognized expert on leadership, global speaker, best-selling author, and executive coach, Scott works with many of the…
10 Diaper Company Reduces Millions of Plastic Waste
Nov 13, 2018 • 30 min
Jason Graham-Nye, Co-founder of gDiapers tells the story of his sustainable diaper company to host Kevin Edwards and notes the trends he has seen from consumers and economies around the world to reduce plastic waste. In this interview, Jason talks about…
9 Is Peace The Most Scarce Resource?
Oct 15, 2018 • 25 min
In Episode 9, Kevin sits down with Federico Rivas, a 26-year-old entrepreneur and real leader. In 22 minutes today you’ll learn about how growing up in a hostile country changed Federico’s definition of success, how his movement is driving change not just…
8 Chief Economist, Basketball, and Ethics
Oct 4, 2018 • 43 min
Chief Economist talks to our host Kevin Edwards about how transparency, ethics, and basketball all relate to business. If you don’t like this podcast and want better questions leave us a review and have your question asked in our next interview!…
7 Barbara Minuzzi, Brazilian Immigrant Generates Millions In Venture Capital
Sep 23, 2018 • 31 min
Barbara Minuzzi a Brazilian immigrant who faced discrimination at the workplace and came to America to lead a purposeful life capitalizing on biotech and blockchain to help solve the worlds biggest problems. #SuccessStory #VentureCapitalismAsPhilanthropy…
6 Barney Swan, South Pole Survivor
Sep 17, 2018 • 28 min
This is the story of Barney Swan, the man on a mission to remove 320 million tons of Co2 out of the atmosphere by 2025 . On this episode #6 Barney tells you about his excruciating journey to the south pole, how that experience changed his outlook on life,…
5 Erik Anderson, Lifelong Leadership
Sep 4, 2018 • 31 min
Kevin sits down with Erik Anderson, Executive Chairman of Top Golf Entertainment Group, Singularity University, and the owner of West River Group. In this podcast, Erik expresses what makes a company purposeful, his advice to young professionals, and…
4 Dioselin Gonzalez, Mixed Reality
Sep 4, 2018 • 22 min
Kevin sits down with Dioselin Gonzalez, the Senior Director of Engineering Mixed Reality Experiences at Microsoft who is implementing mixed reality into everyday jobs to solve the world’s biggest problems. In this podcast, Dio breaks down what mixed…
3 Pablos Holman, Hacking for Good
Sep 4, 2018 • 42 min
Kevin sits down with Pablos Holman who is a futuristic badass hacker redefining how business approaches the worlds biggest problems. In this podcast, he takes you inside the mind of a hacker, what he’s doing to eradicate malaria as well as harness nuclear…
2 Vishweswar Eswaran, 15 y/o sustainable farming
Sep 4, 2018 • 15 min
Kevin sits down with Vishwe, a 15 y/o stud from India who found that since the 1990’s more than 300k farmers have committed suicide in India alone due to crop failure. This podcast talks about how he is solving that issue. #RealLeaders —- This episode is…
1 Tricia Stevens, LUSH Handmade Cosmetics
Aug 13, 2018 • 44 min
In our first ever episode, Kevin talks shop with Tricia Stevens from LUSH Handmade Cosmetics to talk about the secret sauce to how LUSH connects with their customers, hires and maintains employees like Tricia for 20 years, and utilizes #TRANSPARENCY to…