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Leaders as Humble as They Are Successful


Waverly Willis: From “Well-Groomed Dope Fiend” to Bitcoin Barber
Aug 4 • 48 min
A man who went from being an All-American high school football star, to homeless and on drugs in less than a year. Waverly Willis has overcome so much: drug addiction; chronic homelessness, and at one point, running for his life; severe obesity and cancer…
Dr David Agus: Driven by Hope and Inspiration
Jul 21 • 52 min
Dr. David Agus is one of the most sought after physicians in the world. Apple co-founder Steve Jobs had Dr. Agus lead his medical team for years; More recently, Larry Ellison, the billionaire chairman of Oracle, asked Dr. Agus to create the most…
John DiJulius: Finding the Gift in Every Situation
Jul 7 • 53 min
John DiJulius travels the globe working with the most-respected companies on their customer experience. Starbucks. Disney. The Ritz Carlton…. Having overcome significant challenges in his own life — like being asked to retake every year of elementary…
General Laura Lenderman: Part of Something Bigger Than Yourself
Jun 23 • 48 min
Brigadier General Lenderman became the youngest general in the Air Force two years ago, after serving as a war-time pilot and on the Joint Chiefs staff. Today she is responsible for thousands of people and billions in our Defense budget, yet she is…
Ted Souder: 20 Years at Google and Looking Ahead
Jun 9 • 50 min
Ted Souder has spent his career on the leading edge of information technology. His ability to understand the importance that tech plays in the lives of individuals and businesses has led him to work at some of the most well known companies in the world,…
Reflecting on Season 2: a Micro Episode
Apr 29 • 22 min
Season 2 saw another full lineup of remarkably accomplished and humble leaders, — a Heisman Trophy winner; a world-renowned heart surgeon; and several business leaders. Join Adam Kaufman, Dave Douglas (producer), and special guest, Madison Cichocki as…
Doug Holladay: Ambassador; Professor; and Author.
Mar 27 • 54 min
Doug Holladay has spent his career focusing on Meaning, Authenticity and becoming ‘a better version of ourselves.’ Hoping to fill some of the void now present in everyone’s lives as we find ourselves coping with a society nearly shut down during the…
Fred Koury: Sales, Smarts, and Service
Feb 4 • 49 min
Fred Koury started his business career by subcontracting weekly chores to kids in the neighborhood. Today, his list of accomplishments and business success stories have become extensive. Fred Koury is the President and CEO of Smart Business Network, a…
Dr. Marc Gillinov: Heart Health, Chocolate, and Wine
Jan 22 • 47 min
Dr Marc Gillinov is the chairman of Heart Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic, ranked #1 in the U.S. for more than 20 straight years. Considered by many to be the most sought-after heart surgeon in the world, today’s guest is the epitome of humble. This…
Bernie Moreno: The Delusional Optimist
Jan 7 • 60 min
Bernie Moreno was born in Colombia and moved to the United States at just 5 years old. Mom and Dad, along with 6 siblings crammed into a 2 bedroom condo and began a new life. They took a risk to reinvent themselves. That same determination, belief in…
Baker Mayfield: Humble Over Hype
Dec 17, 2019 • 24 min
In this episode of Up2, Adam sits down with Heisman Trophy-winner and Cleveland Browns quarterback, Baker Mayfield. The former #1 draft pick reflects authentically on family; on goal-setting; and on handling the pressures of life in the NFL. Special…
Adam Kaufman: Our Host’s Story
Dec 3, 2019 • 56 min
Usually the one asking all the questions, there have been inquiries to learn more about Adam. How does he meet the people he knows? What has his career path been? And what makes him the perfect host for a podcast about success and humility?
Scott Wolstein: Creating Consensus and Leading with Compassion
Nov 12, 2019 • 47 min
Scott Wolstein has presided over a real estate empire with billions invested in the ground all over the United States. However, his legacy is about investment in people. Scott has always strived to be a compassionate person, but in recent years, his focus…
Joe Pulizzi: “The Godfather’s” Goal-Setting Practice that could Change Your Life
Oct 29, 2019 • 51 min
Joe Pulizzi is known as the Godfather of content marketing, but he knows the value in setting work aside from time to time. He has helped some of the biggest companies in the world with their marketing efforts and now, his concepts are heard in classrooms…
Philippe Bourguignon: A Life of Creativity and Passion
Oct 15, 2019 • 39 min
Philippe Bourguignon meanders and dreams. His creativity and passion has led him on adventures around the world and placed him at the top of many successful companies and renowned organizations. He has served as the CEO of Euro Disney, Chairman and CEO of…
Ambassador Doug Holladay: Embrace Your Fears and Live a Life of Meaning
Oct 1, 2019 • 45 min
Ambassador Doug Holladay has a lot of knowledge to share. Having a career so varied as to include being US Special Ambassador to South Africa, advisor to several US Presidents, an Investment Banker at Goldman Sachs, teaching at Georgetown University, and…
Special Series with Umberto Fedeli: Session Three
Sep 17, 2019 • 43 min
Business owner and powerbroker, Umberto Fedeli, joins Adam for the final session of this three-part miniseries. Throughout this episode, a special focus is given to the importance of relationships and the treatment of others in both business and personal…
Special Series with Umberto Fedeli: Session Two
Sep 3, 2019 • 37 min
Business owner and powerbroker, Umberto Fedeli, joins Adam for the second session of this three-part miniseries. Umberto shares business and investing advice, featuring special tips for those just starting out in the investment world. With 40 years…
Special Series with Umberto Fedeli: Session One
Aug 20, 2019 • 35 min
Coming out of the first season of Up2 it became clear that the interview with successful business owner and powerbroker, Umberto Fedeli, resonated with listeners. Adam wanted to give listeners a chance to hear more from this experienced veteran of nearly…
Shoes Off with Sheryl Palmer
Apr 30, 2019 • 43 min
In this final episode of the Up2 season, Adam interviews Sheryl Palmer, the CEO of Taylor Morrison, one of the largest home builders in the U.S. and traded on the New York Stock Exchange. She’s won countless awards, overcome a significant health…
Achieving Balance with Congressman Anthony Gonzalez
Apr 16, 2019 • 35 min
In this episode Adam talks to Congressman Anthony Gonzalez, one of the youngest members of the US. House of Representatives. He is a former NFL wide receiver; a college All American; and graduate of Stanford Business School. The Congressman speaks…
Talking Billions and Biking with Stewart Kohl
Apr 2, 2019 • 34 min
Adam invites into the studio Stewart Kohl, the co-CEO of global private equity firm, Riverside, who spends nearly as much of his time on charitable pursuits as he does overseeing the more than 400 transactions made by his firm. Let’s find out what Stewart…
Breaking Bread with Umberto Fedeli
Mar 19, 2019 • 35 min
In this episode Adam interviews Umberto Fedeli, the CEO of a national insurance firm and an active private investor. Known for his first class hospitality and powerful political influence, Umberto has built his highly successful career around helping…
Eric Chen: Leading with a Grain of Humility
Mar 5, 2019 • 31 min
In this episode Adam interviews Eric Chen. Eric is a Stanford graduate and silicon valley venture capitalist. He and his wife co-founded Tiny Prints with two other Stanford classmates (acquired by Shutterfly for $340 million), and he’s also the founding…
Creating Connectivity with Charu Ramanathan
Feb 19, 2019 • 34 min
In this episode Adam interviews Charu Ramanathan, an influential entrepreneur who earned her PhD in Biomedical Engineering. Listen in as Charu tells us about the lessons she’s learned, how she became a better leader along the way, her view on parenting,…
Navigating Curves in the Road with Bobby George
Feb 5, 2019 • 31 min
In this episode, Adam talks with his good friend Bobby George. Bobby never let his health challenges prevent him from creating the restaurant empire he has today. Instead, he used his knowledge of healthy eating practices to open the first all non-GMO…
Blockchain and Big Ideas with Repeat Entrepreneur Marc Blinder
Jan 22, 2019 • 35 min
For the first official episode of the Up2 season, Adam Kaufman interviews Marc Blinder, founder of one of the hottest blockchain companies in Silicon Valley. Marc explains the use of API and blockchain in our everyday lives and tells us what he’s learned…
Sneak Peak
Jan 7, 2019 • 2 min
The Up2 podcast identifies and showcases the most accomplished and interesting leaders in business, medicine, and the public arena. Our hope is that by giving voice to these impressive leaders (who remain humble in spite of the success and attention…