The EntreLeadership Podcast

The EntreLeadership Podcast
Lessons from Dave Ramsey on business, team building and leadership.

#381: Debt Is Never the Answer with Dave Ramsey
Jun 29 • 51 min
Dave Ramsey explains why debt is never the answer, no matter how tempting an opportunity may be—or how dire the circumstances.
#380: Engaging With the Marketplace with Chris Ruder
Jun 22 • 65 min
Founder and CEO Chris Ruder shares how he turned Spikeball into a $21 million company, expanded globally, and built a rock-solid culture along the way.
#379: The Key to Lasting Success with Sam Walker
Jun 15 • 64 min
What makes a team truly great? Sam Walker shares from his study of history’s greatest sports teams the one factor he believes led to their success.
#378: 6 Drivers of Business Success with Chris Hogan
Jun 8 • 48 min
Ramsey Solutions’ own Chris Hogan talks about the six areas every business owner needs to focus on to constantly strengthen and grow their business.
The Power of Asking for Help
Jun 5 • 7 min
Tune in to hear Daniel Tardy respond to some business owners’ fears around Coronavirus.
Hit Reset and Anchor Yourself to a Daily Method of Operation
Jun 4 • 8 min
Tune in to hear Daniel Tardy respond to some business owners’ fears around Coronavirus.
Now is the Time to Upgrade Your Team, Training, and Talent
Jun 3 • 7 min
Tune in to hear Daniel Tardy respond to some business owners’ fears around Coronavirus.
How to Become a Great Place to Work
Jun 2 • 7 min
Tune in to hear Daniel Tardy respond to some business owners’ fears around Coronavirus.
#377: Leading Through Ambiguity with Jeni Britton Bauer
Jun 1 • 64 min
Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream founder Jeni Britton Bauer talks about how to find your way forward in a crisis and why rock-solid communication is key.
Helping Mom Get Ownership of the Business
May 29 • 9 min
Tune in to hear Dave Ramsey, Daniel Tardy, and Ken Coleman respond to some business owners’ fears around Coronavirus.
Employees Not Coming to Work and Giving Back the PPP Loan
May 28 • 5 min
Tune in to hear Dave Ramsey, Daniel Tardy, and Ken Coleman respond to some business owners’ fears around Coronavirus.
Transitioning Ownership of the Family Business
May 27 • 9 min
Tune in to hear Dave Ramsey, Daniel Tardy, and Ken Coleman respond to some business owners’ fears around Coronavirus.
The Marketplace is Looking Optimistic
May 26 • 8 min
Tune in to hear Dave Ramsey, Daniel Tardy, and Ken Coleman respond to some business owners’ fears around Coronavirus.
#376: Keeping Your Dream Alive with Drew Holcomb
May 25 • 84 min
Singer/songwriter Drew Holcomb shares how he strategically balances priorities and navigates change, and what he loves most about his job.
Don’t Take the PPP Loan!
May 22 • 9 min
Tune in to hear Dave Ramsey, Daniel Tardy, and Ken Coleman respond to some business owners’ fears around Coronavirus.
Should My Parents Close or Sell the Family Business?
May 21 • 7 min
Tune in to hear Dave Ramsey, Daniel Tardy, and Ken Coleman respond to some business owners’ fears around Coronavirus.
Advice on Accepting Credit Cards and Buying a Truck
May 20 • 9 min
Tune in to hear Dave Ramsey, Daniel Tardy, and Ken Coleman respond to some business owners’ fears around Coronavirus.
Heat and Pressure Lead to Transformation
May 19 • 6 min
Tune in to hear Dave Ramsey, Daniel Tardy, and Ken Coleman respond to some business owners’ fears around Coronavirus.
#375: Operating with Mission Focus with Evan Hafer
May 18 • 75 min
Black Rifle Coffee Company founder Evan Hafer makes the case for maintaining mission focus at all times, for the sake of your business and your team.
FEAR NOT—One of Our Core Values
May 15 • 25 min
Tune in to hear Dave Ramsey and Daniel Tardy respond to some business owners’ fears around Coronavirus.
Should I Close the Doors of My Business Permanently?
May 14 • 8 min
Tune in to hear Dave Ramsey and Daniel Tardy respond to some business owners’ fears around Coronavirus.
How to Tackle Debt on My Businesses
May 13 • 9 min
Tune in to hear Dave Ramsey and Daniel Tardy respond to some business owners’ fears around Coronavirus.
Business Owners Are Facing Unique Challenges
May 12 • 8 min
Tune in to hear Dave Ramsey and Daniel Tardy respond to some business owners’ fears around Coronavirus.
#374: The Secret of My Success with John C. Maxwell
May 11 • 59 min
Leadership expert John C. Maxwell explains how having a teachable spirit and learning every single day is a game-changer for all areas of your life.
Balance Quantity AND Quality ― You Cannot Choose Just One
May 8 • 6 min
Tune in to hear Daniel Tardy respond to some business owners’ fears around Coronavirus.
What It Means To Be “Coachable”
May 7 • 5 min
Tune in to hear Daniel Tardy respond to some business owners’ fears around Coronavirus.
Align on the Objective, Negotiate on the Nuance
May 6 • 18 min
Tune in to hear Daniel Tardy respond to some business owners’ fears around Coronavirus.
How to Hire and Scale For Growth Without Sacrificing Culture
May 5 • 35 min
Tune in to hear Daniel Tardy respond to some business owners’ fears around Coronavirus.
#373: Learn How To Lead In A Crisis with Ken Coleman
May 4 • 56 min
Learn how to stay calm, get clarity, and lead your business with courage with insights from bestselling author Ken Coleman.
You Need Good Advice, But…
May 1 • 6 min
Tune in to hear Daniel Tardy respond to some business owners’ fears around Coronavirus.
“My Business Partners Are My Parents”
Apr 30 • 8 min
Tune in to hear Dave Ramsey, Daniel Tardy, and Ken Coleman respond to some business owners’ fears around Coronavirus.
Business Owner “Wants To Go Back To Work”
Apr 29 • 6 min
Tune in to hear Dave Ramsey, Daniel Tardy, and Ken Coleman respond to some business owners’ fears around Coronavirus.
How Do I Deal with Business Restrictions During This Crisis?
Apr 28 • 37 min
Tune in to hear Daniel Tardy respond to some business owners’ fears around Coronavirus.
#372: Going All Out in Your Business with Paul Steele
Apr 27 • 59 min
An entrepreneur since childhood, Paul Steele shares how he went from being homeless to heading up a thriving music management company.
Pick Up the Pieces of Your Business and Get Creative
Apr 24 • 10 min
Tune in to hear Daniel Tardy respond to some business owners’ fears around Coronavirus.
Are You Carrying Around Armor Like This Business Owner?
Apr 23 • 22 min
Tune in to hear Daniel Tardy respond to some business owners’ fears around Coronavirus.
In the Trenches with a Small Business Owner in Construction
Apr 22 • 25 min
Tune in to hear Daniel Tardy respond to some business owners’ fears around Coronavirus.
Unexpected Challenges and Unknown Outcomes Are NOT Unprecedented
Apr 21 • 12 min
Tune in to hear Daniel Tardy respond to some business owners’ fears around Coronavirus.
#371: Staying Unified As You Grow with Steve Atkinson
Apr 20 • 59 min
BibleProject Executive Director Steve Atkinson shares how the nonprofit stays focused on its mission and why showing your team you care is invaluable.
This is an Opportunity to Delegate
Apr 17 • 35 min
Tune in to hear Daniel Tardy and Herb Jenkins respond to some business owners’ fears around Coronavirus.
“Should I Take the PPP Loan?”
Apr 16 • 5 min
Tune in to hear Dave Ramsey, Daniel Tardy, and Ken Coleman respond to some business owners’ fears around Coronavirus.
Businesses Need to Focus on Things They Can Control
Apr 15 • 37 min
Tune in to hear Dave Ramsey, Daniel Tardy, and Ken Coleman respond to some business owners’ fears around Coronavirus.
Don’t Let Fear Dominate Your Decisions
Apr 14 • 17 min
Tune in to hear Daniel Tardy and Chris Hogan respond to some business owners’ fears around Coronavirus.
#370: The Cost of Leadership with John Eldredge
Apr 13 • 48 min
Bestselling author John Eldredge shares an unfiltered look at leadership, as well as some everyday strategies to make the journey all the more worthwhile.
It’s Just For a Season—Looking Back on 24 Years of Seasons at Ramsey Solutions
Apr 12 • 22 min
Tune in to hear Daniel Tardy and Blake Thompson respond to some business owners’ fears around Coronavirus.
Don’t Wait for the Race to Start Training
Apr 11 • 24 min
Tune in to hear Daniel Tardy and Michael Finney respond to some business owners’ fears around Coronavirus.
Don’t Do This: “If they would just…”
Apr 10 • 27 min
Tune in to hear Daniel Tardy and Dr. John Delony respond to some business owners’ fears around Coronavirus.
A Message of Hope for Business Owners
Apr 9 • 21 min
Coronavirus has turned the business world upside down, and all of us are navigating a lot of uncharted territory. Dave Ramsey and Chris Hogan break down the four areas you need to focus on so you can face the future with a solid plan—and a much-needed…
Marketing Your Business in Unprecedented Times
Apr 8 • 15 min
Tune in to hear Daniel Tardy and Jennifer Sievertsen respond to some business owners’ fears around Coronavirus.
A Conversation with an Employment Attorney
Apr 7 • 19 min
Tune in to hear Daniel Tardy and J.K. Simms respond to some business owners’ fears around Coronavirus.
#369: The Best Way to Negotiate Fear with Chris Voss
Apr 6 • 48 min
Former FBI hostage negotiator Chris Voss explains why fear is so dangerous and shares the fastest, most effective way to lead your team through it.
Relationships Aren’t Efficient
Apr 5 • 32 min
Tune in to hear Daniel Tardy and Patrick Lencioni respond to some business owners’ fears around Coronavirus.
Knowing Your Numbers is More Important Than Ever Before
Apr 4 • 14 min
Tune in to hear Daniel Tardy and Mark Floyd respond to some business owners’ fears around Coronavirus.
Your Team Needs to Hear From *You*
Apr 3 • 18 min
Tune in to hear Daniel Tardy and Suzanne Simms respond to some business owners’ fears around Coronavirus.
Acknowledge This Isn’t Easy… and Keep Moving Forward
Apr 2 • 23 min
Tune in to hear Daniel Tardy and Luke LeFevre respond to some business owners’ fears around Coronavirus.
A Message for Weary Business Owners
Apr 1 • 14 min
Tune in to hear Daniel Tardy and Jack Galloway respond to some business owners’ fears around Coronavirus.
Advice for Small Businesses
Mar 31 • 37 min
Tune in to hear Dave Ramsey, Daniel Tardy, and Ken Coleman respond to some business owners’ fears around Coronavirus.
#368: How to Always Add Value with Adam Grant
Mar 30 • 74 min
Organizational psychologist and bestselling author Adam Grant details which qualities really add the most value to a team.
Working Remote? Double Down on Communication
Mar 29 • 10 min
Tune in to hear Daniel Tardy and Sarah Sloyan respond to some business owners’ fears around Coronavirus.
Cut Expenses with Creativity and Compassion
Mar 28 • 7 min
Tune in to hear Daniel Tardy and Sarah Sloyan respond to some business owners’ fears around Coronavirus.
What Employers Need to Know About H.R. 6201
Mar 27 • 13 min
Tune in to hear Daniel Tardy and Armando Lopez respond to some business owners’ fears around Coronavirus.
Make Objective Decisions
Mar 26 • 15 min
Tune in to hear Daniel Tardy and Sarah Sloyan respond to some business owners’ fears around Coronavirus.
#367: Do, Document, Delegate with Chris Ronzio
Mar 23 • 56 min
Trainual Founder and CEO Chris Ronzio shares his do-document-delegate approach that will help you scale knowledge, empower others, and maximize productivity.
How to Have Hope in Chaos
Mar 16 • 16 min
Tune in to hear Daniel Tardy and Sarah Sloyan respond to some business owners’ fears around Coronavirus and how to lead in chaos.
#366: Creating a Culture of Contribution with Tom Rath
Mar 16 • 52 min
Author Tom Rath explains why adopting an outward focus not only improves the lives of those around you but also has surprising benefits for you as well.
#365: 3 Ways to Make a Powershift with Daymond John
Mar 9 • 31 min
Learn the secret to making anything happen in your life from tenacious entrepreneur, bestselling author and fashion-industry pioneer, Daymond John.
#364: Why You Should Bet on Talent with Dee Ann Turner
Mar 2 • 38 min
Chick-fil-A veteran Dee Ann Turner shares why talent matters most and explains the three things that should be a part of your hiring process.
#363: Why Are You a Leader? with Patrick Lencioni
Feb 24 • 60 min
Bestselling author Patrick Lencioni explains how your response to five common responsibilities reveals your true leadership motives.
#362: Answering the Call of Holy Work with Luke LeFevre
Feb 17 • 52 min
Ramsey Solutions Chief Creative Officer Luke LeFevre shares the seven stages you experience when you answer the call of what he calls “holy work.”
#361: The Generosity of Scars with Scott Mann
Feb 10 • 63 min
Retired United States Army Green Beret Scott Mann shares the key to building an engaged team and a unified culture.
#360: Investing Your Resources with Craig Groeschel
Feb 3 • 46 min
Founder and senior pastor of Life.Church, Craig Groeschel, breaks down the four most common mistakes we all make when it comes to divvying up resources.
#359: Own a Business, Not a Hobby with Jason Khalipa
Jan 27 • 43 min
NCFIT founder Jason Khalipa shares the invaluable lessons that have allowed him to scale his business from one location to over 20—and counting.
#358: 5 Steps for No Fail Meetings with Michael Hyatt
Jan 20 • 44 min
Bestselling author Michael Hyatt explains five ways to make the most of every meeting, which improves culture, productivity and performance.
#357: The Business Owner’s Path to Success with Daniel Tardy & Sarah Sloyan
Jan 13 • 48 min
Ramsey Solutions’ own Sarah Sloyan and Daniel Tardy unveil our brand-new EntreLeadership framework for the five stages of business growth.
#356: How to Build Great Habits with James Clear
Jan 6 • 45 min
Bestselling author James Clear shares simple practices for improving habits and achieving more this year.
#355: Our Best Podcasts of 2019
Dec 30, 2019 • 67 min
From defying the odds and achieving impossible goals to navigating the infinite game of business, we’ve covered a lot of ground in 2019. And we couldn’t pick a favorite episode if we tried! That’s why we’re bringing you highlights from nine of this year’s…
#354: How Living Without Limits is Possible with Scott Parazynski
Dec 23, 2019 • 59 min
Former astronaut Scott Parazynski shares how he turned his incredibly ambitious dreams into reality—and the powerful lessons he learned along the way.
#353: The Art of Possibility with Benjamin Zander
Dec 16, 2019 • 54 min
Boston Philharmonic founder and conductor Benjamin Zander explains the power of possibility and why comparison and fear is nothing but self-destructive.
#352: Setting the Standard with Jocko Willink
Dec 9, 2019 • 67 min
Former Navy SEAL Jocko Willink explains why performance standards are an invaluable tool—and sometimes a much-needed reminder to step up your game.
#351: Do You Have the Humility to Serve? with Patric Yumul
Dec 2, 2019 • 47 min
Mina Group president Patric Yumul shares why humility is the key to serving your customers with excellence so that they choose you over and over again.
#350: Saving Lives, One Job at a Time with Barrett Ward
Nov 25, 2019 • 41 min
ABLE Founder and CEO Barrett Ward shares his incredible mission to end generational poverty by empowering women around the world, one job at a time.
#349: Thanksgiving: An Example of Staying the Course with Stephen Mansfield
Nov 18, 2019 • 47 min
Bestselling author Stephen Mansfield shares what today’s leaders can learn from the Pilgrims’ tenacity, faith and willingness to venture into the unknown.
#348: Stillness is the Key with Ryan Holiday
Nov 11, 2019 • 52 min
Bestselling author Ryan Holiday explains why stillness—a strategic pause—is an expression of strength and the key to bringing clarity to big decisions.
#347: Growing 57,000% in 3 Years with Tom Bilyeu
Nov 4, 2019 • 53 min
Entrepreneur Tom Bilyeu differentiates between ambition and drive and shares why pursuing your passion—not a big payday—is always more rewarding.
#346: How to Recession-Proof Your Business with CFO of Ramsey Solutions
Oct 28, 2019 • 43 min
Ramsey Solutions CFO Mark Floyd explains the most important numbers to track in your business and why operating without a budget is a terrible idea.
#345: The War of Art (and Business) with Steven Pressfield
Oct 21, 2019 • 49 min
Bestselling author Steven Pressfield explains why self-sabotage (a.k.a. Resistance) is so destructive and what to do to ultimately overcome it.
#344: How to Steward Your Own Potential with Mark Miller
Oct 14, 2019 • 42 min
Mark Miller, Chick-fil-A vice president of high-performance leadership, explains why becoming a steward of your own potential always pays off.
#343: Everything is Figureoutable with Marie Forleo
Oct 7, 2019 • 45 min
Entrepreneur Marie Forleo explains the three rules of her problem-solving process and how it can become the driving force of change in your life.
#342: 5 Buckets of Leadership You’re Responsible For with Dr. Henry Cloud
Sep 30, 2019 • 52 min
Psychologist and leadership expert Dr. Henry Cloud explains what he calls the five buckets of leadership—and why each is crucial to your future success.
#341: Are You Indispensable? with Seth Godin
Sep 23, 2019 • 45 min
Marketing expert and bestselling author Seth Godin explains what it means to be a linchpin and why becoming one is key to your future success.
#340: 4 Qualities You Need to Lead with Kat Cole
Sep 16, 2019 • 53 min
Tune in as Kat Cole, FOCUS Brands COO and President, North America, breaks down the four qualities every leader must optimize to perform at their best.
#339: How to Serve Something Greater Than Yourself with Jason McCarthy
Sep 9, 2019 • 43 min
Jason McCarthy, founder and CEO of GORUCK, shares how the tragic events of September 11, 2001, inspired a life of service, both in and out of the military.
#338: How to Play an Infinite Game with Simon Sinek
Sep 2, 2019 • 46 min
Bestselling author and leadership expert Simon Sinek breaks down the five things you need to successfully play the infinite game of business.
#337: A Small Business Q&A with Dave Ramsey
Aug 26, 2019 • 35 min
Dave Ramsey, Ramsey Personality Ken Coleman, and Ramsey Solutions Executive Vice President Daniel Tardy tackle your small business questions.
#336: Run the Mile You’re In with Ryan Hall
Aug 19, 2019 • 49 min
Legendary distance runner Ryan Hall shares how he has applied the lessons learned on the track to leadership, life, and his spiritual walk with God.
#335: Why Self-Knowledge Matters with Ian Morgan Cron
Aug 12, 2019 • 61 min
Bestselling author and Enneagram expert Ian Morgan Cron explains why getting to know yourself allows you to live with both passion and purpose.
#334: How to Run a Be-Rich Business with David Salyers
Aug 5, 2019 • 48 min
Former Chick-fil-A Chief Marketing Officer David Salyers explains how to run a be-rich business—and why it’s much better for your bottom line.
#333: What We’ve Learned from CrossFit with Jason Khalipa and Rich Froning
Jul 29, 2019 • 42 min
CrossFit Games Champions Jason Khalipa and Rich Froning share what CrossFit has taught them—and how those lessons translate to winning in business.
#332: Why Ramsey Solutions is Built to Last with Dave Ramsey
Jul 22, 2019 • 53 min
A candid conversation with Dave on what it takes to start and scale a business, what he’s learned along the way, and his future plans for Ramsey Solutions.
#331: How to Accomplish Impossible Goals with Art Williams
Jul 15, 2019 • 58 min
Straight from our EntreLeadership Summit stage, A.L. Williams & Associates founder Art Williams shares his personal success story that defies all odds.
#330: Are You Playing to Your Strengths? with Dough Hirsch
Jul 8, 2019 • 31 min
GoodRx Co-Founder and Co-CEO Doug Hirsch shares the lessons he’s learned since launching his business in 2011 and his advice for entrepreneurs everywhere.
#329: How to Create a Collaborative Culture with Carly Fiorina
Jul 1, 2019 • 55 min
Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina explains how to create a culture of collaboration in your organization—and why doing so is vital to your success.
#328: How to Celebrate Your Team with Chris Hogan
Jun 24, 2019 • 45 min
Ramsey Solutions’ own Chris Hogan explains why you need to be celebrating your team members’ hard work and memorable milestones—and shares ways to do it.
#327: Simplify Your Life With Digital Minimalism with Cal Newport
Jun 17, 2019 • 42 min
Best-selling author Cal Newport shares strategies to lead a more focused and meaningful life in the increasingly noisy world of personal technology.
#326: The Necessity of Conflict with Patrick Lencioni
Jun 10, 2019 • 49 min
Conflict at work may feel uncomfortable, but author and leadership expert Patrick Lencioni says it’s absolutely vital to the health of your organization.
#325: Why You Should Delegate Results, Not Tasks with Bryan and Shannon Miles
Jun 3, 2019 • 59 min
BELAY Co-CEOs Bryan and Shannon Miles explain how delegating results, not tasks, will dramatically increase your productivity. Also joining us is StoryBrand Founder Donald Miller, who has a lot to say about building a business from the ground up and…
#324: How Growing Cultural Cultivators Leads to Scale with Travis Boersma
May 27, 2019 • 30 min
Dutch Bros Coffee CEO and Founder Travis Boersma explains why he credits his passionate team for his company’s continued success and ability to scale.
#323: How Emotional IQ Impacts Your Ability to Lead
May 20, 2019 • 48 min
Emotional wellness coach Miles Adcox and pastor Clay Scroggins explain how becoming emotionally fit makes you a more effective leader.
#322: How to Advance Your Career with The Proximity Principle with Ken Coleman
May 13, 2019 • 45 min
Ramsey Solutions own Ken Coleman shares a proven strategy—the same one he credits for his own success—to help lead you to a career you love.
#321: 20 Years of Lessons for My Younger Self with Daymond John
May 6, 2019 • 41 min
Entrepreneur and best-selling author Daymond John shares more than 20 years’ worth of lessons learned along the way of building his business empire.
#320: Are You in the Right Place for Growth? from EntreLeadership Summit 2019
May 3, 2019 • 43 min
We’re wrapping up our special bonus content from EntreLeadership Summit and sharing a proven strategy from Ramsey Solutions’ own Ken Coleman to help lead you to a career you love. Tune in to hear Ken explain why the places you put yourself in dramatically…
#319: A Leadership Q&A from EntreLeadership Summit 2019
May 2, 2019 • 49 min
We’re continuing our bonus content from EntreLeadership Summit, this time with an outstanding panel discussion featuring Dave Ramsey, leadership expert Simon Sinek, and strengths expert Marcus Buckingham. Talk about a dream team! Join us as the powerhouse…
#318: How to Level Up Your Leadership from EntreLeadership Summit 2019
May 1, 2019 • 47 min
Join us from EntreLeadership Summit as Chris Hogan explains why your team is your most valuable resource as a leader. We’ll also hear from best-selling author and leadership expert Simon Sinek on the five things you need to successfully play the infinite…
#317: Learn Why Being in Charge Isn’t Enough from EntreLeadership Summit 2019
Apr 30, 2019 • 36 min
Join us from EntreLeadership Summit as Dave Ramsey takes the stage to explain what it takes to become an amazing leader worth following.
#316: Get Ready for EntreLeadership Summit 2019!
Apr 29, 2019 • 13 min
We’re broadcasting live from EntreLeadership Summit all week long, and today we’re sharing the experiences of three podcast listeners who’ve attended.
#315: Learn to Navigate the Messy Middle of Business with Scott Belsky
Apr 22, 2019 • 27 min
Author Scott Belsky explains why the volatile time between the start and finish of any project is the most crucial and shares how to make the most of it.
#314: 3 Ways to Engage Your Team with Patrick Lencioni
Apr 15, 2019 • 35 min
Best-selling author and leadership expert Patrick Lencioni shares the three things everyone needs to know to be engaged with their work.
#313: 3 Steps to Finding Freedom to Focus with Michael Hyatt
Apr 8, 2019 • 46 min
Best-selling author Michael Hyatt shares his three-step process for taking control of the time you have so you can become more focused and productive.
#312: Creating Business Momentum with Rachel Hollis
Apr 1, 2019 • 46 min
Rachel Hollis makes the case for fiercely owning your dreams, listening to your tribe, and staying true to your vision as you build your business.
#311: How Talk Triggers Create Customers with Jay Baer
Mar 25, 2019 • 43 min
Author Jay Baer explains how to create talk triggers, also known as strategic choices you make to get your customers talking about your product or service.
#310: Solve Your People Problems with Sarah Sloyan
Mar 18, 2019 • 29 min
EntreLeadership Senior Vice President Sarah Sloyan answers listeners’ questions on everything from where to find the best people to resolving conflict.
#309: Leadership Lessons From the Flight Deck with Carey Lohrenz
Mar 11, 2019 • 44 min
Former Navy fighter pilot Carey Lohrenz joins us to talk about building a culture of excellence, overcoming fear, and the importance of finding focus.
#308: Live From EntreLeadership 1-Day with Dave Ramsey
Mar 4, 2019 • 49 min
We’re so excited to share highlights from our recent EntreLeadership 1-Day event! Tune in to hear Dave Ramsey explain why taking your time—our process has 12 steps—is the most important part of hiring the right people for your team. We’ll also hear from…
#307: Know, Feel, Do: 3 Steps to Effective Communication with Craig Groeschel
Feb 25, 2019 • 48 min
What’s the one skill that all great leaders have in common? They’re master communicators. Craig Groeschel, founder and senior pastor of Life.Church—one of the largest churches in America— shares his tips on communication. He says it’s all about what you…
#306: Studying Failure with Jon Erwin
Feb 18, 2019 • 44 min
Whether we like it or not, failure is unavoidable. But that’s not necessarily a bad thing, says filmmaker Jon Erwin. In fact, he insists if you examine failure closely you may very well find the keys to your next big success. Tune in as Jon shares how…
#305: You’re Doing Delegation Wrong with Dave Ramsey
Feb 11, 2019 • 47 min
News flash: When it comes to running a business, you can’t do it all. Ultimately if you’re interested in building a business bigger than you, you’re going to have to delegate. Tune in to hear Dave Ramsey explain the 10 basics of delegation. Also joining…
#304: Are Core Values Worthless? with Donald Miller
Feb 4, 2019 • 31 min
Core values can be tricky. So many companies are quick to say they have them, but if you ask best-selling author and StoryBrand CEO Donald Miller, too few actually mean much of anything. And the reason is simple: They fail to answer three things that…
#303: 4 Steps to Kill Gossip with Stephen Mansfield
Jan 28, 2019 • 34 min
While chitchatting about the latest office rumor or griping about a coworker’s incompetence may feel harmless, New York Times best-selling author and leadership expert Stephen Mansfield says it’s anything but. In fact, gossip breeds distrust and can…
#302: Atomic Habits with James Clear
Jan 21, 2019 • 37 min
If you tend to blame yourself for your bad habits, New York Times best-selling author James Clear says you’re wasting your time. Not only does such behavior create feelings of guilt—which, by the way, are pretty counterproductive—but it also does nothing…
#301: Everyday Millionaires with Chris Hogan
Jan 14, 2019 • 35 min
It doesn’t matter where you come from or even what kind of job you have. Really! The truth is, ordinary people—just like you—can build extraordinary wealth. Sound too good to be true? Tune in as Ramsey Solutions’ own Chris Hogan shares a sneak peek of his…
#300: Defy the Odds with David Goggins
Jan 7, 2019 • 57 min
A retired Navy SEAL and one of the world’s top endurance athletes, David Goggins doesn’t know the word “quit.” But that wasn’t always the case, and understandably so. After surviving a childhood of unimaginable physical abuse, poverty and prejudice, David…
#299: Our Best Podcasts of 2018
Dec 31, 2018 • 84 min
From tackling the right reasons to lead and the danger of complacency to figuring out how and why to drive innovation, we’ve covered a lot of ground in 2018. So much, in fact, that it’s near impossible to pick a favorite episode. But guess what? You d
#298: A Fireside Chat on Personal Development with Ken Coleman and Daniel Tardy
Dec 24, 2018 • 35 min
As we all begin to look forward to 2019, we couldn’t think of a better way to close out the year than by answering some questions from our listeners. Tune in as host Ken Coleman and Ramsey Solutions Senior Vice President Daniel Tardy talk about everything…
#297: You’re the Boss of You with Seth Godin
Dec 17, 2018 • 40 min
When it comes to growing your career, marketing guru and best-selling author Seth Godin insists you have much more leverage than you think. Sure, it’s easy to blame a toxic environment, an unreasonable boss, or even not being in charge for your lack of…
#296: Setting Goals Together with Wendy and Jay Papasan
Dec 10, 2018 • 45 min
Twelve years ago, Wendy and Jay Papasan made a decision to get intentional about their shared goals, and they’ve never looked back. In fact, they are so passionate about casting a vision for their life that they now hold goal-setting retreats to teach…
#295: Struggling to Lead Millennials? from EntreLeadership Master Series 2018
Dec 3, 2018 • 43 min
Millennials are now the largest demographic in the workforce, meaning one thing: They are here to stay and the future of your business may very well depend on them. Tune in to hear Ramsey Solutions leaders Sarah Sloyan, Jason Blake and Luke LeFevre answer…
#294: 5 Unforgettable Moments From EntreLeadership Summit
Nov 26, 2018 • 55 min
Tune in to hear some extraordinary moments with some of our all-time favorite speakers: Lou Holtz, Simon Sinek, Alan Mulally, Dave Ramsey, Patrick Lencioni, and John C. Maxwell. And get ready to get inspired.
#293: Disrupt Your Leadership with Chris Hogan
Nov 19, 2018 • 40 min
If you think leadership has anything to do with a title, you need to tune in. We are so excited to share some of the highlights from last Friday’s EntreLeadership 1-Day event! Join us to hear Ramsey Solutions’ own Chris Hogan explain why your first order…
#292: Are You Losing Your Best Skill? with Jesse Itzler
Nov 12, 2018 • 41 min
Ok, not everyone can (or wants to!) go live in a monastery like self-made billionaire entrepreneur Jesse Itzler did, but we can all certainly reap the benefits of the powerful lessons he learned while there. Removed from the endless distractions of his…
#291: Lead for the Right Reasons with Patrick Lencioni
Nov 5, 2018 • 47 min
If you think being a leader is all about personal glory, fame and wealth, best-selling author and leadership expert Patrick Lencioni says you have it all wrong. Join us to hear Pat explain what he calls the only valid form of leadership, as well as the…
#290: Live From EntreLeadership Master Series 2018
Oct 29, 2018 • 50 min
Over 300 small-business owners and leaders from around country joined us in Nashville to spend four intense (but fun-filled!) days pouring into themselves and their business. Tune in to hear Dave Ramsey and Ramsey Solutions Senior Vice President Daniel…
#289: Turning Apathy Into Action with Scott Harrison
Oct 22, 2018 • 47 min
When charity: water founder and CEO Scott Harrison set out to solve the global water crisis, he knew he couldn’t do it alone. To that end, he it made it his number one priority to connect with the consumer in an authentic way—and it paid off, big time.…
#288: 5 Keys to Future Success with Dr. Henry Cloud
Oct 15, 2018 • 42 min
No matter where you’re trying to take your business, clinical psychologist and leadership expert Dr. Henry Cloud says you can’t get there without one thing: vision. It’s that vision—something the best-selling author likes to call a desired future…
#287: Find a Way, Not an Excuse with Bobby Gruenewald
Oct 8, 2018 • 53 min
Even if you feel like the odds are stacked against your next big idea—no budget, no time, no scope—you may be in a much better position than you think. According to Bobby Gruenewald, Innovation Leader at Life.Church, the more limited your resources, the…
#286: Ignore Conventional Wisdom with Charles Duhigg
Oct 1, 2018 • 44 min
The most creative, ground-breaking solutions are often the result of bringing old solutions to new problems. And ignoring conventional wisdom is a huge part of that process. Join us as Charles Duhigg breaks down the highly effective habits of creative…
#285: Is It Time to Reinvent Yourself? with Dr. John Hillen
Sep 24, 2018 • 54 min
When your business is on the growth track—think more locations, more customers, more payroll—it’s easy to forget that with growth comes new challenges. And, as author Dr. John Hillen warns, a blind spot will quickly turn into a full-blown crisis if
#284: The No. 1 Skill You Need Now with Carmine Gallo
Sep 17, 2018 • 37 min
In the age of automation and artificial intelligence, there is one skill that has yet to be replicated by a robot: persuasive communication. Best-selling author Carmine Gallo calls it the fundamental skill needed to increase your personal value by as much
#283: 4 Steps to Avoid Hiring Mistakes with Dr. Geoff Smart
Sep 10, 2018 • 40 min
With only a 50% success rate, hiring is widely considered one of the single biggest problems in business today. But get it right and it can become your greatest opportunity for success, says New York Times best-selling author Dr. Geoff Smart. For starters
#282: Leading With Military Precision with Mark Divine
Sep 3, 2018 • 48 min
It’s no secret that being a Navy SEAL requires acute mental toughness, emotional resilience, and an uncanny ability to perform under pressure. What you may not realize, however, says ex-Navy Commander and SEALFIT founder Mark Divine, is that those same
#281: Want a PhD in Leadership? with Chris Hogan
Aug 27, 2018 • 40 min
Leadership and financial expert and Ramsey Solutions’ own Chris Hogan has good news and bad news. The good news? Small businesses have become the backbone of the American economy, driving economic growth through job creation, innovation, and community d
#280: Building on Bedrock with Derek Lidow
Aug 20, 2018 • 37 min
If you think a great idea is all it takes to be a successful entrepreneur, best-selling author and Princeton professor Derek Lidow says you might want to think twice about starting your own business. However, if you follow his advice and start by honestly
#279: Solving Unsolved Problems with Michael Wystrach
Aug 13, 2018 • 43 min
Michael Wystrach, CEO and co-founder of Freshly, insists that the best businesses are built by those who, first and foremost, are passionate about finding a solution to an unsolved problem. And based on the success of his all-natural, chef-cooked meal del
#278: Fearless at Work with Molly Fletcher
Aug 6, 2018 • 43 min
Talent, skill, and an unparalleled work ethic may seem like a guaranteed recipe for success, but Molly Fletcher—acclaimed motivational speaker, author, and former sports agent—has seen fear undermine it all. Tune in as Molly explains how a positive mi
#277: Innovating for Business Growth with Dara Treseder
Jul 30, 2018 • 34 min
In order to move your business forward, GE Business Innovations chief marketing officer Dara Treseder knows you have to first identify two things: where you are in the market and where you’d like to be. It’s in this space, which she calls the growth
#276: Can I Have Your Attention? with Curt Steinhorst
Jul 23, 2018 • 47 min
While it may not be possible to eliminate all the daily distractions (we’re looking at you, 24/7 emails, social media notifications, and nonstop text messages!) in our lives, best-selling author Curt Steinhorst says we can all become measurably more foc
#275: The Right (and Wrong) Stuff with Carter Cast
Jul 16, 2018 • 47 min
The path to success is seldom entirely smooth, but venture capitalist Carter Cast says that shouldn’t derail your career-if, that is, you learn how to recognize your blind spots. Tune in as Carter, who is also an award-winning clinical professor at Northw
#274: Build an A Team with Whitney Johnson
Jul 9, 2018 • 40 min
In today’s ever-changing business environment, the most effective way to keep your organization competitive is with a team that is continuously learning, according to best-selling author Whitney Johnson. New challenges are not only important to keep us en
#273: Lessons From Dollar General with Cal Turner Jr.
Jul 2, 2018 • 39 min
Providing unbeatable value to customers is a timeless idea-and one that former Dollar General CEO Cal Turner Jr. credits for growing his family’s business into a billion-dollar enterprise. Join us as he shares stories straight from the entrepreneurial fro
#272: Unstoppable Cultures with Ginger Hardage
Jun 25, 2018 • 37 min
Former Southwest senior vice president of culture and communication Ginger Hardage knows firsthand that a healthy culture is a total game-changer. Not only does it lead to a more productive and creative workplace, but it also results in a happier, more un
#271: Big Potential with Shawn Achor
Jun 18, 2018 • 33 min
Researcher and New York Times best-selling author Shawn Achor returns to share some stunning new research on success, happiness and how to reach your full potential. Here’s a hint: You can’t do it alone. Instead, it is determined by how we complement, con
#270: Alive at Work with Dan Cable
Jun 11, 2018 • 37 min
If you’ve ever felt bored or less than inspired at work, Dan Cable, professor of organizational behavior at the London Business School, has good news: Your problem is biological, not motivational. Sure, that may sound a bit alarming at first, but the scie
#269: Dare to Serve with Cheryl Bachelder
Jun 4, 2018 • 33 min
In 2007, when Cheryl Bachelder took over as CEO of Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc., the company was a mess. Profits were down, stock prices were at an all-time low, and morale had hit rock bottom. She knew her only hope of turning things around was to cre
#268: Wisdom for Your WorkLife with Adam Grant
May 28, 2018 • 31 min
Psychologist and New York Times best-selling author Adam Grant has spent his career studying ways to find more motivation and meaning in life, and he says a great place to start is by looking for purpose at work. Now depending on how you feel about your j
#267: Leading Through Tragedy with Gary Kelly
May 25, 2018 • 40 min
We’re wrapping up our special bonus content from EntreLeadership Summit with a powerful lesson from Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly on leading his team through the airline’s recent tragedy in April. He offers tremendous insight on the importance of comm
#266: Dave Ramsey, Seth Godin, Donald Miller—Live From Summit
May 24, 2018 • 57 min
We’re coming to you again from EntreLeadership Summit, this time with an outstanding panel discussion featuring Dave Ramsey, Seth Godin and Donald Miller. The powerhouse trio tackles questions from our attendees and addresses tough issues such as managing
#265: Dave Ramsey—Live From Summit
May 23, 2018 • 43 min
We’re continuing our bonus content from EntreLeadership Summit with a lesson from Dave Ramsey on something that affects every single one of us: market disruption. Regardless of the business you’re in, change is the only constant in today’s marketpla
#264: Alan Mulally—Live From Summit
May 22, 2018 • 43 min
On today’s bonus episode, we’re taking you to San Antonio, Texas where EntreLeadership Summit is in full swing. We start with Dave Ramsey as he introduces the theme of this year’s event and highlights a powerful and timeless leadership lesson straight fro
#263: Thriving in the Age of Overload with Juliet Funt
May 21, 2018 • 45 min
According to WhiteSpace at Work CEO Juliet Funt, oftentimes the key to accomplishing more is to momentarily do less. A strategic pause, what she calls “whitespace,” taken between activities to recalibrate and recuperate can help you reclaim lost productiv
#262: Rise and Grind with Daymond John
May 14, 2018 • 34 min
Daymond John knows from experience that there is no such thing as a shortcut to the top. The entrepreneur and New York Times best-selling author, who first found success after turning $40 into the six-million-dollar FUBU brand, says the secret to his succ
#261: The Science of Perfect Timing with Daniel Pink
May 7, 2018 • 39 min
Whether you’re an electrician or an analyst, a brain surgeon or a salesperson, New York Times best-selling author Daniel Pink has discovered a universal truth: When we do our work is just as important as how we do it. Turns out even the brightest minds ar
#260: Why Annual Goals Don’t Work with Brian Moran
Apr 30, 2018 • 28 min
If you’re constantly trying to find more hours in the day, New York Times best-selling author and leadership consultant Brian Moran might have just the solution: Plan to get more done in 12 weeks than most people get done in an entire year. Sound too good
#259: Moments That Change Lives with Dan Heath
Apr 23, 2018 • 56 min
In a world where we’re all constantly trying to craft experiences-like that of our customers, patients, users, you name it-New York Times best-selling author Dan Heath has figured out how to get it right. And it generally doesn’t involve grand gestures or
#258: The Benefits of Conflict with Dr. Nate Regier
Apr 16, 2018 • 45 min
Dr. Nate Regier believes wholeheartedly in the power and importance of healthy conflict communication-so much so that he built an entire business around it. He’s the co-founder and CEO of Next Element, which works with organizations around the world to he
#257: Pushing Past Fear with the founders of Cousins Maine Lobster
Apr 9, 2018 • 48 min
After the near overnight success of their first food truck, followed by a winning appearance on ABC’s Shark Tank, Cousins Maine Lobster cofounders Jim Tselikis and Sabin Lomac found themselves in an enviable position. Financially, they had the capability
#256: Hard Talks Made Easier with Joseph Grenny
Apr 2, 2018 • 31 min
While the thought of having difficult conversations may fill most of us with dread, business social scientist Joseph Grenny says avoiding conflict is a big mistake. In fact, he says such conversations are absolutely crucial to an organization’s health and
#255: Investing in Culture with William Vanderbloemen
Mar 26, 2018 • 40 min
Regardless of the size of your organization or the type of work you do, William Vanderbloemen, CEO and founder of Vanderbloemen Search Group, says intentionally investing in your culture always pays off. Not only does a healthy workplace increase revenue
#254: The Power of Curiosity with Chalene Johnson
Mar 19, 2018 • 34 min
If you use social media to market your business (and really, who doesn’t?), lifestyle and business expert Chalene Johnson says the best way to build your tribe is through something she calls “curiosity marketing.” The goal is to first position yours
#253: 7 Solid Social Media Strategies with Rachel Hollis
Mar 12, 2018 • 26 min
Rachel Hollis, best-selling author and CEO of Chic Media, hesitates to call herself a social media expert, although the mega brands she’s worked with-like Disney, Rubbermaid, and Target-would likely beg to differ. Instead she considers herself a tribe-bui
#252: Jen Sievertsen-The Top Marketing Trend Now
Mar 8, 2018 • 13 min
In the final installment of this special four-part episode, Jen Sievertsen, chief marketing officer of Ramsey Solutions, explains the best way to spend your marketing dollars now. She says the biggest challenge today is breaking through the overabundance
#251: Rachel Hollis—The Top Marketing Trend Now
Mar 7, 2018 • 7 min
In part three of this special four-part episode, Chic Media CEO Rachel Hollis shares her advice on the best way to spend your marketing dollars now. Rachel says it’s more important than ever to know the language of your demographic and the lifestyle they
#250: Ryan Deiss-The Top Marketing Trend Now
Mar 6, 2018 • 10 min
In part two of this special four-part episode, Ryan Deiss, founder and CEO of, shares the best way to spend your marketing dollars now. Rather than making your product or brand the focus of your marketing efforts, he says you should co
#249: Pat Flynn—The Top Marketing Trend Now
Mar 5, 2018 • 16 min
In this special four-part episode, we ask marketing pros Pat Flynn, Ryan Deiss, Rachel Hollis and Jen Sievertsen to weigh in on the best way to spend your marketing dollars now. Tune in to find out their top 2018 marketing trends so you can decide how to
#248: Live From EntreLeadership Master Series
Feb 26, 2018 • 52 min
We are so excited to share some of the highlights from last week’s EntreLeadership Master Series! Over 175 small-business owners and leaders from around the country joined us in Nashville to spend four intense (and fun!) days pouring into themselves and
#247: Virtual Culture with Bryan and Shannon Miles
Feb 19, 2018 • 40 min
Bryan and Shannon Miles, cofounders of the wildly successful virtual support provider BELAY, have done what many would think impossible: create a unified and thriving culture among a team made up entirely of telecommuters. Turns out you don’t need to work
#246: Creating a Culture Like Netflix’s with Patty McCord
Feb 12, 2018 • 43 min
When it comes to shaping a healthy and vibrant culture, Patty McCord—co-creator of the now viral (think over 12 million views) Netflix Culture deck—says most companies are doing it all wrong. In fact, she contends that commonly held “best…
#245: 6 Stages of Self-Discovery with Ken Coleman
Feb 5, 2018 • 43 min
A self-proclaimed professional question asker, Ken Coleman—host of the EntreLeadership Podcast and The Ken Coleman Show on Sirius XM—has conducted hundreds of interviews and has concluded that most of us are in pursuit of the same thing: significance.
#244: The Danger of Complacency with Charles Koch
Jan 29, 2018 • 43 min
Ever since taking over his family’s business at age 25, Charles Koch has been guided by one singular mantra: Success is one of the biggest enemies of success. Those powerful words have inspired the chairman and CEO of Koch Industries to keep pushing, ke
#243: Todd Henry—Be the Leaders Creatives Need
Jan 22, 2018 • 56 min
We all know the creative process is unpredictable at best, but if you ask best-selling author Todd Henry, the one thing you can control every single time is the way you are guiding that work as the leader. Not only is your role more influential than you m
#242: Jan Jones—Want More Time? Here’s How.
Jan 15, 2018 • 51 min
Author Jan Jones, who is also the founder and president of Jan Jones Worldwide Speakers Bureau, has found a way to save what no one can ever get enough of: time. Her solution—a can-do-it assistant—may seem like an unnecessary or even a too-expensive l
#241: Dr. Marshall Goldsmith—4 Ways to Win Now
Jan 8, 2018 • 58 min
After years spent traveling the globe working with top CEOs, world-renowned leadership coach and best-selling author Dr. Marshall Goldsmith has discovered a universal truth: We all make mistakes. And oftentimes, even the seemingly inconsequential ones (fo
#240: Clay Scroggins—How to Build Your Influence
Jan 1, 2018 • 52 min
One of the most common misconceptions we all have about leadership is that it’s the same thing as authority, according to lead pastor of North Point Community Church, Clay Scroggins. During his 10-year tenure at the Alpharetta, GA-based megachurch, Clay
#239: Top 10 EntreLeadership Podcasts of 2017
Dec 25, 2017 • 103 min
If you could only use one word to describe 2017, it would have to be transformation. From politics to technology to the job market, there have been a lot changes this year. Here at the EntreLeadership Podcast headquarters, that’s incredible news. We LO
#238: Kristen Hadeed—Learning to Lead
Dec 18, 2017 • 55 min
After accidentally starting a business (tune in for the whole story!) as a college undergrad, Student Maid founder and CEO Kristen Hadeed has learned a lot about leadership from her mistakes along the way—and you can too. But one of the most important t
#237: Dr. Michael Gervais—The Mental Game, Part 2
Dec 12, 2017 • 34 min
In part two of our interview, Dr. Michael Gervais dives deeper into the fascinating connection between our mental state and our performance—or as he calls it, “our thinking and our doing.” While it is possible to transform an anxious, unorganized mi
#236: Dr. Michael Gervais—The Mental Game, Part 1
Dec 11, 2017 • 40 min
You could say that high-performance psychologist Dr. Michael Gervais is in the business of being the best—or at least his clients are. Everyone from the Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks to Olympic gold medalist Carli Lloyd and Fortune 100 CEOs has w
#235: Andy Cunningham—6 C’s of Positioning a Brand
Dec 4, 2017 • 40 min
When it comes to crushing your competition, marketing strategist Andy Cunningham says that, above all else, you need to be one thing: authentic. That advice is as true today as it was when she helped Steve Jobs launch the original Macintosh once upon a ti
#234: Mark Miller—Building Leaders Like Chick-fil-A
Nov 27, 2017 • 59 min
According to Chick-fil-A Vice President of High Performance Leadership and best-selling author Mark Miller, less is definitely not more when it comes to the number of leaders in your organization. In order to effectively manage ever-changing opportunities
#233: Ryan Levesque—Better Questions, More Sales
Nov 20, 2017 • 61 min
In working with businesses across 23 different industries, Ryan Levesque—CEO of The ASK Method Company and best-selling author—has discovered what a big (think $100-million- dollars big) difference the smallest subtleties in language can make. Turns o
#232 Clate Mask—How to Grow Over $1 Million
Nov 13, 2017 • 82 min
When New York Times best-selling author Clate Mask talks about scaling a small business, he has plenty of personal experience to draw upon. Infusionsoft, the start-up he co-founded in 2001 and now runs as CEO, is one of the fastest growing private compani
#231: Renée Mauborgne—Move Beyond Competing
Nov 6, 2017 • 54 min
World-renowned professor and best-selling author Renée Mauborgne has spent the last decade proving to businesses around the world that they have the power to shape their industry—in spite of the competition. In fact, making decisions based on what your
#230: Live From Our 1-Day Leadership Event
Oct 31, 2017 • 59 min
We are so excited to share some of the highlights from last Friday’s EntreLeadership 1-Day event! Over 1,000 small-business owners and leaders from around the country gathered in Nashville to learn all about building a championship team, and it was a po
#229: Dina Dwyer Owens—Why Values Matter
Oct 23, 2017 • 51 min
During her tenure at Dwyer Group, Co-Chair Dina Dwyer-Owens has helped grow the company into a billion-dollar international business. She credits much of that financial success to the company’s rock-solid system of core values. While many companies have
#228: Donald Miller—How to Double Your Revenue
Oct 16, 2017 • 81 min
Donald Miller, best-selling author and CEO of StoryBrand, knows your most powerful marketing tool has nothing to do with a big budget. The most effective marketing comes down to one simple thing: the right words. Note: cute or clever ones never work. And
#227: Christy Wright—Communicating With Intention
Oct 12, 2017 • 9 min
Our own Christy Wright knows that the lifeblood of any business—big or small—is straightforward, intentional communication. And she shares that advice daily with women all across the country who are taking the leap into starting their own businesses.
#226: Jocko Willink—The Discipline Advantage
Oct 9, 2017 • 55 min
Once upon a time, Jocko Willink—a retired and highly decorated Navy SEAL (he’s both a Silver and Bronze Star recipient)—traveled the world on military missions. These days, as a best-selling author and leadership coach, his work still takes him arou
#225: Chris Hogan—Are You Too Comfortable?
Oct 5, 2017 • 12 min
In this special bonus episode, our own Chris Hogan, best-selling author of Retire Inspired, explains why he has forced himself to get really comfortable with being uncomfortable—and why you should too! Although leading from your comfort zone may feel go
#224: Brian Buffini—The Emigrant Edge
Oct 2, 2017 • 68 min
Did you know that a high percentage of small business are started by immigrants? How about Fortune 100 and 500 companies? Ditto. So, what gives them such an advantage? Best-selling author Brian Buffini returns to the podcast to discuss the immigrant edge
#223: Mike Erwin—The Power of Solitude
Sep 25, 2017 • 63 min
An Intelligence Officer in three combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, Mike Erwin has had to weigh in on the heaviest of all decisions—the ones that involve life and death. Of course, military intel and his years of training were invaluable in those sit
#222 Patrick Lencioni—Getting Hiring Right
Sep 18, 2017 • 45 min
Best-selling author and leadership expert Patrick Lencioni has high standards when it comes to hiring, but the qualities he looks for might not be at all what you think. Join us to find out his three non-negotiable characteristics—and why the combinatio
#221: Dave Ramsey—A 25 Year Celebration
Sep 11, 2017 • 53 min
From local radio to national syndication, Dave Ramsey and longtime producer Blake Thompson have been on quite a journey together. While the scope and reach of The Dave Ramsey Show have grown immensely, the focus still remains on one singular thing: provid
#220: Anthony Iannarino—Conquering the Close
Sep 4, 2017 • 55 min
Even if you’re offering up the most groundbreaking, one-in-a-million product, actually sealing the deal—the close—can be tricky. But best-selling author, sales leader and entrepreneur Anthony Iannarino insists it doesn’t have to be. In fact, in th
#219: Jon Gordon—Leading with Positivity
Aug 28, 2017 • 54 min
Best-selling author and leadership consultant Jon Gordon has coached an impressive roster of powerhouse leaders from many organizations—the Clemson Tigers football team, the U.S. Military Academy and Dell to name a few. And they all have one thing in co
#218: Stephen Mansfield — Avoiding the Fall
Aug 21, 2017 • 46 min
New York Times best-selling author and leadership guru Stephen Mansfield has seen his share of powerful leaders crash and burn—and the fallout is pretty brutal (think reputations destroyed, careers ruined, billions of dollars lost). Find out what destru
#217: Dr. Robert Cialdini — Why People Say Yes
Aug 14, 2017 • 52 min
Psychologist and best-selling author Dr. Robert Cialdini has spent over 30 years studying the science of influence—and everyone from Google and Microsoft to the United States Department of Justice has sought his expert advice. In this episode, Dr. Ciald
#216: Jon Taffer — Rescue Your Business
Aug 7, 2017 • 42 min
When it comes to a struggling business, we’ve heard pretty much every excuse in the book: a terrible economy, a bad location, an overcrowded marketplace. But this week’s guest, Jon Taffer, isn’t buying it. The no-holds-barred star of Spike TV’s hi
#215: Dr. Tim Elmore — Meet Generation Z
Jul 31, 2017 • 49 min
One of our most popular guests, Dr. Tim Elmore, returns to discuss the next generation entering the workforce—Generation Z. This group is definitely different, and leadership styles will need to change. Also on tap, host Ken Coleman interviews one of ou
#214: Ken Blanchard — Cross-Generational Mentoring
Jul 24, 2017 • 50 min
We’re all familiar with mentoring. But this week’s guest, leadership guru Ken Blanchard, puts a new spin on it. It’s not always about the older, wiser, seasoned business vet giving advice to a newbie just starting their career. Each has their own gi
#213: Dr. Arthur Laffer —A Return to Prosperity
Jul 17, 2017 • 56 min
Dr. Arthur Laffer, world-renowned economist, father of supply-side economics, and advisor to President Ronald Reagan, joins us for a unique conversation on what makes an economy thrive and what makes it dive. He also shares his memories of the late presid
#212: Jeff Rosenblum—A New Approach to Branding
Jul 10, 2017 • 62 min
The days of traditional advertising are quickly disappearing, so how do you get your name out there? Digital marketing expert Jeff Rosenblum joins us to share his secrets for making people passionate about your brand. Jeff is the founding partner of Quest
#211: John Tabis—Turning Rejection Into Opportunity
Jul 3, 2017 • 56 min
Imagine getting a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to catapult your business to the stratosphere by pitching it on the hit TV show Shark Tank … but you blow it. What do you do? If you are today’s guest, John Tabis, CEO and founder of The Bouqs Company
#210: Seth Godin—Change Your Mind, Change Your Life
Jun 26, 2017 • 60 min
Marketing master Seth Godin returns to the podcast for an in-depth conversation on change, from why we avoid it to how you can make it the number-one weapon in your arsenal. We’re also sharing another EntreLeader story. Small-business owner Mike Langsto
#209: Jeff Goins—Capitalizing on Your Creative Strengths
Jun 19, 2017 • 66 min
Entrepreneur and best-selling author Jeff Goins stops by the studio to discuss thriving in today’s creative age, whether you’re the next Michelangelo or a business person looking to launch that next great idea. Also on the show is social media expert
#208: Mel Robbins—5 Seconds to a Better Life and Business
Jun 12, 2017 • 72 min
What if you could become more confident, stop procrastinating, beat fear and uncertainty, story worrying, and feel happier? This week’s featured guest, Mel Robbins, says you can change in five seconds, and she’s sharing the tools you need to get start
#207: Zoro the Drummer—Why the World Needs Your Gifts
Jun 5, 2017 • 59 min
As business owners and leaders, we have a deep desire to do work that matters. World-class musician, entrepreneur and author Zoro shares his keys for unlocking your limitless potential. Hear how attitude, learning, practicing and the power of proximity ca
#206: EntreLeadership Summit Bonus 3—Q&A With Patrick Lencioni
May 29, 2017 • 68 min
We wind up our EntreLeadership Summit podcast series with a fascinating conversation featuring Dave and best-selling business author Patrick Lencioni. The pair discuss the three qualities you need to look for when trying to hire ideal team members—and w
#205: EntreLeadership Summit Bonus 2—Ramsey Solutions Leaders
May 26, 2017 • 33 min
We’re continuing our bonus content from EntreLeadership Summit in Orlando, Florida, with some special conversations with Ramsey Solutions leaders. We start with Herb Jenkins, Executive Vice President. Herb shares what prevents a small business from hitt
#204: EntreLeadership Summit Bonus 1—Simon Sinek
May 25, 2017 • 26 min
On today’s bonus episode from EntreLeadership Summit, we’re featuring a Q&A session with one of our favorite leadership experts—Simon Sinek. In addition to his lesson, Simon took the time to answer queries from our attendees. Once off the stage, Sim
#203: EntreLeadership Summit Day 3—John C. Maxwell
May 24, 2017 • 40 min
He may be known for teaching leadership and writing international best sellers, but John C. Maxwell says what he’s most passionate about is personal growth. On the final day of EntreLeadership Summit, he takes the stage to share his tips on bringing out
#202: EntreLeadership Summit Day 2—Coach Lou Holtz
May 23, 2017 • 43 min
We start the second day of our special EntreLeadership Summit podcast series with an excerpt from today’s talk by one of the winningest college football coaches of all time—Lou Holtz. Lou shares his simple rule to success, which works for life or busi
#201: EntreLeadership Summit Day 1—Dave Ramsey
May 22, 2017 • 33 min
We’re broadcasting live from EntreLeadership Summit in Orlando, Florida, this week. We start
#200: Danielle Ontiveros—The Power of Patience and Perseverance
May 15, 2017 • 51 min
If there are two qualities every small-business owner needs, it’s perseverance and the willingness to grow slowly. And this week’s featured guest could be a poster child for both. EntreLeader Danielle Ontiveros, CEO of Grab the Gold, joins us to discu
#199: Adam Braun—Why You Need to Value Competency Over Credentials
May 8, 2017 • 57 min
If you’re struggling to recruit talent, listen in. Because according to this week’s guest, Adam Braun, your traditional candidate pool is about to get a lot deeper. The founder of Pencils of Promise, a nonprofit that builds elementary schools in third
#198: Ian Morgan Cron—How Self-Awareness Makes You More Successful
May 1, 2017 • 59 min
In a recent study of CEOs, it was found that the highest predictor of success is knowing your own strengths and weaknesses. And on this week’s episode, we have the perfect person to help you become more self-aware. Best-selling author and psychologist I
#197: Mike Michalowicz—Become Permanently Profitable
Apr 24, 2017 • 54 min
Author and serial entrepreneur Mike Michalowicz joins us to discuss his principles for turning businesses from cash-eating monsters to money-making machines. Mike offers a simple cash-management solution that helps companies become permanently profitable
#196: Christy Wright—Creating More Balance in Your Life
Apr 20, 2017 • 46 min
When it comes to your business, you get things done—no matter what it takes. It’s just part of your DNA. But there is a cost to pay when you work nonstop, and it’s usually your family and health. So how do you win at work without losing at home? Ram
#195: Ryan Deiss—How to Create Loyalty in Millennials
Apr 17, 2017 • 37 min
In today’s business world, where job hopping is as common as beards on hipsters, how do you keep your workforce from leaving? Ryan Deiss, founder and CEO of DigitalMarketer, stops by the studio to share how he builds loyalty and keeps turnover low. The
#194: Patrick Bet-David—How to Scale Your Business
Apr 10, 2017 • 52 min
As the CEO of one of the fastest growing financial firms in America, Patrick Bet-David knows business, especially when it comes to rapid growth. This entrepreneur joins us this week to share his tips on expanding a company, plus his own story of escaping
#193: Ryan Holiday—Battling Ego
Apr 3, 2017 • 62 min
It’s an enemy we all face—wrecking careers, impeding learning, and running companies into the ground. This week’s guest, entrepreneur and best-selling author Ryan Holiday, joins us to discuss how to keep your ego in check in this age of “It’s al
#192: Scott Belsky—Making Ideas Happen
Mar 27, 2017 • 54 min
Scott Belsky, author of Making Ideas Happen and co-founder of Behance Inc., reveals his top tips for prioritizing your energy and keeping your team fired up while you’re in the trenches, fighting to make your dream a reality. Also on this episode, Brian
#191: Adam Grant—Championing Creative Ideas
Mar 20, 2017 • 50 min
Ideas are easy. But getting people to support them? That’s a whole different ballgame according to this week’s guest, Adam Grant. The awarding-winning Wharton professor, best-selling author and organizational psychologist joins the show to discuss how
#190: Robert Herjavec—Creating Your Own Success
Mar 13, 2017 • 51 min
Dynamic entrepreneur and co-host of ABC’s Shark Tank Robert Herjavec knows what it takes to not only survive but also win. From escaping communism to delivering newspapers and waiting tables to building one of North America’s fastest growing technolog
#189: Andy Andrews—How Small Changes Help You Win
Mar 6, 2017 • 51 min
What does Napoleon’s defeat, Michael Phelps’ Olympic victories and the discovery of atoms all have in common? Best-selling author Andy Andrews says they were all made (or broken) by the little things. He stops by the studio to discuss the impact of sm
#188: David Novak—Why Recognition Matters
Feb 27, 2017 • 52 min
Want to make your team happier, more productive and ready to take on every day? Acclaimed CEO David Novak joins us to discuss a simple but powerful tool that can help you achieve that goal: recognition. Whether you’re just starting a company or have hun
#187: Marie Forleo—The Value of Investing in Yourself
Feb 20, 2017 • 55 min
Marketing and lifestyle expert Marie Forleo joins us for a fascinating conversation on how to fight fear, be more productive, and make the most of your life. Also on tap, we’re sharing a special audio clip from best-selling business author Patrick Lenci
#186: Bob Beaudine—The Power of Relationships
Feb 13, 2017 • 71 min
Remember the days of going to local events, handing out cards, and hoping to grab some new business? This week’s guest, Bob Beaudine, believes this kind of networking is not viable anymore because you already know everyone you need to—and it starts wi
#185: Don Yaeger—Creating a Championship Team
Feb 6, 2017 • 43 min
Whether in business or sports, teams that are winning all have one thing in common: a sense of purpose. Best-selling author Don Yaeger joins us to discuss how you can create one for your employees. Also on tap, we’re sharing one of the most-talked about
#184: David Allen—Getting Strategic With Personal Productivity
Jan 30, 2017 • 53 min
If “overwhelmed” seems like the best way to describe your day, listen in. Because the leading authority on personal organization, David Allen, joins us to discuss how to get things done. This best-selling author shares new insights on personal product
#183: John Venhuizen—Differentiating Yourself From the Competition
Jan 23, 2017 • 59 min
Ace Hardware’s CEO and President John Venhuizen joins this week’s episode to share his company’s story of successfully reinventing itself to fight against ever-increasing competition from big box stores. With more than 4,800 stores locally owned and
#182: Cal Newport—Focused Success in a Distracted World
Jan 16, 2017 • 47 min
In today’s world with all of its diversions, it’s harder than ever to concentrate. But don’t give up! It’s still possible to focus intensely on cognitively demanding tasks, says this week’s featured guest, Cal Newport. The author and professor j
#181: Chris Baréz-Brown—Escaping a Life on Autopilot
Jan 9, 2017 • 52 min
It’s been estimated that more than 80% of our time awake is spent on autopilot, leading to a life of missed moments and even less enjoyment at home and at work. This week’s guest, Chris Baréz-Brown, is on a mission to help us escape that routine. The
#180: Chris Voss—Negotiating as if Your Life Depended on It
Jan 2, 2017 • 57 min
Life is a series of negotiations. And in this week’s episode, we’re going to show how to be the best at it with the help of a former FBI international hostage negotiator. Chris Voss joins us to share effective tactics and strategies you can use to bec
#179: The Top 10 EntreLeadership Podcasts of 2016
Dec 26, 2016 • 80 min
We’re taking a look back at 2016 by sharing clips from our favorite podcast episodes of the year based on the number of downloads and feedback from our listeners. We’re also featuring our top five EntreLeadership tools.
#178: Steve Graves—7 Key Strategies for 2017
Dec 19, 2016 • 66 min
Want to make 2017 the best year yet? Then listen in, because organizational strategist, social innovator and executive coach Steve Graves joins us to share his practical steps for winning next year. Whether you are a start-up, a growing enterprise, or rea
#177: Tim Ferriss—Making the Most of Our Lives
Dec 12, 2016 • 70 min
If the word innovation had a poster boy, it would be this week’s guest, Tim Ferriss. This entrepreneur, self-improvement guru, podcast host and best-selling author of The 4-Hour Workweek joins us to share his story. Tim discusses how to handle rejection
#176: Mike Abrashoff—Taking Command of Leadership
Dec 5, 2016 • 43 min
Imagine trying to lead a team without the power to hire, fire or promote. Even tougher? That team was the worst-performing one in its entire division. So what do you do? If you are former Naval Captain Mike Abrashoff, you focus on your leadership—not th
#175: Jonah Berger–The 6 Secrets of Making Your Brand a Household Name
Nov 28, 2016 • 38 min
Jonah Berger, author of Contagious, explains the science behind why some products go viral while others don’t. Learn steps to take that will spread your brand like wildfire without breaking your budget. Also, podcast listener and EntreLeadership Master
#174: Kat Cole—The Value of Messy, Gritty Experience
Nov 21, 2016 • 57 min
Imagine trying to launch a brand with a different team, different country, different culture and different language every week. Impossible, right? Not if you’re this week’s special guest, Kat Cole. The Group President of Focus Brands, parent company t
#173: Lt. Gen. George Flynn—Developing Trust With Your Team
Nov 14, 2016 • 41 min
When it comes to leadership, no one plays a more critical role than a military officer. The decisions they make can mean life or death. On this week’s episode, we’re featuring one of the best. Lt. Gen. George Flynn, USMC (Ret.) spent 38 years in the M
#172: John Rich and Dr. Henry Cloud—EntreLeadership Master Series Fall 2016
Nov 7, 2016 • 57 min
Country music legend and The Celebrity Apprentice winner John Rich joins us for our first live podcast straight from EntreLeadership Master Series. Hear John’s thoughts on taking risks, overcoming intimidating situations, and breaking through difficult
#171: Lisa Solomon—The Secrets of Innovation
Oct 31, 2016 • 46 min
If you want to build a Steve Jobs-like environment, where innovation and creativity reign, cookie-cutter won’t cut it. Learn from management consulting expert Lisa Kay Solomon as she discusses how to design strategic conversations that accelerate change
#170: Dr. John Townsend—Fighting Entitlement at Work and at Home
Oct 24, 2016 • 45 min
If the attitude of entitlement is a disease, this week’s featured guest has the cure. Psychologist, leadership expert and best-selling author Dr. John Townsend joins us to share steps for leading those with an I-deserve-special-treatment mindset, whethe
#169: Dr. Travis Bradberry—Magnifying Your Potential
Oct 17, 2016 • 37 min
Emotions are the primary drivers of our behavior, and we’re all hard-wired to let them get the upper hand. So how do you deal with them? This week’s guest, Dr. Travis Bradberry, discusses how understanding and increasing your emotional intelligence ca
#168: Kelly Leonard—Reversing “No, But” Thinking
Oct 10, 2016 • 53 min
Kelly Leonard, Executive Vice President of The Second City—the world’s premier comedy theater and school of improvisation—joins us to discuss how the skills used in improv can easily transfer to leadership and business. He shares techniques that can
#167: Marcus Buckingham—Capitalizing on Your Personal Strengths
Oct 3, 2016 • 57 min
Researcher and business consultant Marcus Buckingham returns to talk about making the most of your God-given talents and how you can use them to contribute to others. The former senior researcher at the Gallup Organization and best-selling author shares p
#166: Charles Duhigg—New Ways of Thinking About Productivity
Sep 26, 2016 • 69 min
Pulitzer-prize winning journalist and author Charles Duhigg returns to the podcast for a cutting-edge look at the science of productivity. He explains how we can improve at the things we do how and how to get more done without sacrificing what we care abo
#165: Robbie Kellman Baxter—Getting Your Customers to Stick
Sep 19, 2016 • 42 min
In today’ economy, businesses that are winning create connections and community. And this week’s guest is going to share how to do exactly that. Robbie Kellman Baxter joins us to discuss the membership economy and how to find your super users. Because
#164: Carrie Wilkerson—Maximize Your Profits and Productivity
Sep 12, 2016 • 51 min
Entrepreneur extraordinaire and best-selling author Carrie Wilkerson joins us to talk some personal-growth gold, including how to be successful without leaving those you love behind and how to handle difficult conversations with one of your toughest emplo
#163: Lou Holtz—Game Plan for Success
Sep 5, 2016 • 44 min
You’re in for a special treat this week because legendary college football coach Lou Holtz joins us to talk football and so much more! One of the most celebrated and accomplished coaches in sports history, Lou has made a career of inspiring his players
#162: Amanda Holmes—Grow Faster, Better, Smarter
Aug 29, 2016 • 49 min
What would you do if you were only 24 years old, had no experience in business, and were asked to take the helm of your legendary father’s multi-million-dollar company? If you’re Amanda Holmes, you ask a lot of questions, say yes, and double business
#161: Jon Gordon—Become a Better Version of You
Aug 22, 2016 • 53 min
What makes some people prosper while others struggle simply trying to get through the day? Jon Gordon, multi-best-selling author, joins us to discuss the keys to long-term sustainable growth at business and home. He discusses the simple factors of success
#160: Greg McKeown—Do Less and Accomplish More
Aug 15, 2016 • 44 min
If you find yourself stretched too thin, losing momentum, or working yourself to death without a lot of traction, listen in. Greg McKeown, best-selling author of Essentialism, teaches leaders of the most innovative companies around the world how to achiev
#159: Dr. Jackie Freiberg—Be the CEO of Your Future
Aug 8, 2016 • 50 min
As a leader, it’s your job to bring out the best in others. But how do you become a person of positive influence? This week’s guest, best-selling author and leadership expert Dr. Jackie Freiberg, lays out some practical, easy-to-implement ideas to get
#158: Simon Sinek—The #1 Question for Success
Aug 1, 2016 • 50 min
What’s the one question you need to ask that will propel you, your business and your team to greater heights? Leadership expert and best-selling author Simon Sinek stops by to give the answer, plus he shares lots of additional leadership and business ti
#157: Brian Buffini—Mindset Over Matter
Jul 25, 2016 • 44 min
Can small changes in your mindset, motivation or methodology double your business? Absolutely, says this week’s featured guest, Brian Buffini. And this guy knows. Brian immigrated to San Diego, California, in 1986 with basically nothing. After becoming
#156: Sydney Finkelstein—Finding and Developing Super Talent
Jul 18, 2016 • 46 min
What makes a super leader? After 10 years of research and more than 200 interviews, best-selling author Professor Sydney Finkelstein says they share a common goal—finding, nurturing, leading and even letting go of great people. Sydney shares what he’s
#155: Patrick Lencioni—The Ideal Team Player
Jul 11, 2016 • 50 min
What are the top virtues of a great team player? Best-selling author Patrick Lencioni joins us to talk about the three qualities that every awesome team member exhibits and how to identify, hire, and develop ideal team players in any kind of organization.
#154: Jocko Willink—Lead and Win the Navy SEAL Way
Jul 4, 2016 • 56 min
We’re going extreme this week with a special conversation with ultimate leader Jocko Willink. The retired Navy SEAL, recipient of the Silver and Bronze Stars, and best-selling author shares the mind-set and principles that enable SEAL units to accomplis
#153: Qualities to Look For in Leaders
Jun 27, 2016 • 44 min
Go to lunch with one of our top leaders at Ramsey Solutions. Suzanne Simms, Executive Vice President of the Business to Consumer Division, joins host Ken Coleman for a special noontime discussion on leadership and how you can influence and lead. Also on b
#152: Suzy Welch—Are You Ready to Grow Your Business?
Jun 20, 2016 • 44 min
Suzy Welch, co-author of the best-selling The Real-Life MBA, former editor of the Harvard Business Review, and wife of the legendary Jack Welch, joins us to talk all things business. She’s covering everything from why you need an overall strategy to bes
#151: Brian Clark—Why Building Trust Matters
Jun 13, 2016 • 49 min
Brian Clark, founder and CEO of Rainmaker Digital—the company behind Copyblogger, StudioPress, Synthesis, Rainmaker FM and Digital Commerce Institute—joins us to discuss content marketing strategies and how to easily connect and build a relationship w
#150: Craig Groeschel—The Key to Successful Delegation
Jun 6, 2016 • 42 min
Delegation may be something that everyone knows about but few know how to do it well. On this week’s episode, we’re talking to someone who excels at it. Craig Groeschel is senior pastor of Life.Church, the largest church in America with 570 team membe
#149: Leading the Next Generation
May 30, 2016 • 57 min
How do you lead a generation of team members who work under a totally new set of rules? Leadership
#148: Nancy Duarte—Igniting Change Through Communication
May 23, 2016 • 42 min
Every leader needs to be a great storyteller, whether they speak publicly or not. And this week’s guest, communication guru Nancy Duarte, joins us to share her tips for creating compelling, persuasive communication. Also on the episode, we’re talkin
#147: Claire Diaz Ortiz—Taking Control of Your Days
May 16, 2016 • 44 min
Want to be amazed at what you can get done in a day? Business and social-media expert Claire Diaz Ortiz joins us to discuss how to design your day so you work less and achieve more. And since Claire was an early employee of Twitter, we had to get her advi
#146: Leaning Into Leadership
May 9, 2016 • 47 min
What makes a great EntreLeader? Our own Daniel Tardy, vice president of EntreLeadership, joins the podcast to share his story and what he’s learned through the years about becoming a leader others will follow. We’re also returning to Main Street with
#145: Dave Ramsey—EntreLeadership Defined
May 2, 2016 • 49 min
It’s all things EntreLeadership this week, with a lesson from Dave sharing the foundational principles that helped him win. We’re also hitting Main Street with an interview with a highly successful EntreLeader. And we wrap things up with part two of a
#144: Gary Vaynerchuk—Secrets of Growth
Apr 25, 2016 • 53 min
Social media expert, digital advertising agency CEO and best-selling author Gary Vaynerchuk returns for a fun conversation on business, leadership, social media and his tried-and-true methods for success.
#143: Being Brilliant at a Moment’s Notice
Apr 18, 2016 • 47 min
Is there a way to generate amazing ideas or solve problems on demand? In our first feature interview, Todd Henry, author and expert on creativity, leadership and passion for work, shares his step-by-step process for being prolific, brilliant and healthy i
#142: Jesse Itzler—Breaking the Routine to Get Better
Apr 11, 2016 • 47 min
Serial entrepreneur and Atlanta Hawks owner Jesse Itzler joins us to share his story of getting out of a rut and why every business owner needs to do the same. Warning, though: Itzler took it to the extreme. The former rapper and co-founder of Marquis Jet
#141: Kansas City Royals—Building a Championship Culture
Apr 4, 2016 • 67 min
We’re talking baseball, business and so much more with two incredible guests this week. First up is Chicago Cubs second baseman Ben Zobrist. This consummate professional became a superstar with the Kansas City Royals—not by showboating but with lots o
#140: Gary Kelly—How Southwest Airlines Cultivates Amazing Company Culture
Mar 28, 2016 • 53 min
Is it possible to keep your company’s culture intact and offer unbelievable customer service—even when your business is growing fast? Gary Kelly, CEO of Southwest Airlines, believes you can. Even though Southwest employs 50,000 and serve 118 million p
#139: Donald Miller—Branding Your Story Part 2
Mar 21, 2016 • 49 min
Best-selling author Donald Miller returns to share more about what it means for you to tell your story the right way for your brand. He’s getting tactical, so grab a pen and notebook before joining us. Also on tap, digital marketing guru Amy Porterfield
#138: How to Market Without Everyone Hating You
Mar 14, 2016 • 54 min
EntreLeader Ryan Deiss, CEO of Digital Marketer, joins us for an in-depth conversation on small-business marketing. Ryan discusses how to avoid the trap of wearing out your customers and the balance between branding and selling. Ryan includes great takeaw
#137: Seth Godin—Dealing With Change
Mar 7, 2016 • 45 min
Join marketing guru and best-selling author Seth Godin and Dave for an unprecedented conversation on making a difference in the marketplace, the new economy, and why you need to connect with your customers, plus much more. We’re also going to Main Stree
#136: The Most Excellent Way to Lead
Feb 29, 2016 • 41 min
We are diving deep into the heart of great leadership with Perry Noble, author and founding pastor of NewSpring Church in Anderson, South Carolina. Perry’s church has grown from a group of 15 people meeting in a living room to more than 30,000 weekly at
#135: The Beer That Changed the World
Feb 22, 2016 • 53 min
This month’s focus is family-owned business, and no one tells it better than Stephen Mansfield, the best-selling biographer of one of the world’s most famous brands. Stephen shares the story of the Guinness family and the beer that changed the world.
#134: Inside the Ramsey Family Playbook
Feb 15, 2016 • 41 min
We’re sitting down with three future owners of Ramsey Solutions—Rachel Cruze, Winston Cruze and Daniel Ramsey—to discuss the dynamics of family business and the efforts it takes to slowly transition the company to the next generation. They’re disc
#133: Transitioning Your Business
Feb 8, 2016 • 42 min
We’re hitting Main Street this week to talk to someone who’s getting it done in a big way. Kent Lapp, CEO of Wood-Tex Products, joins us to talk about leadership, transitioning a family business, and how to motivate a team. Also on this episode, Dave
#132: Todd Duncan—The New Rules of Customer Service
Feb 1, 2016 • 41 min
How can you successfully run a business in today’s ever-changing marketplace? Todd Duncan, sales entrepreneur and best-selling author of The $6,000 Egg, says it’s all about creating emotional connections with your customers. And he joins this week’s
#131: Daymond John—Lessons From the Shark Tank
Jan 25, 2016 • 37 min
Daymond John shares his story and gives great advice to get you going. An entrepreneur in every sense of the word, Daymond grew FUBU, a fashionable sportswear line, from his initial $40 budget into a $6 billion brand. He’s the author of a new book, The
#130: Jim Collins—How to Build an Enduring, Great Company
Jan 18, 2016 • 39 min
Want to create a company that’s built to last or take your business from good to great? Then listen in because one of our favorite guests is joining us for a unique conversation about both. Jim Collins, best-selling author, researcher and lifelong teach
#129: Stop Money Traps From Blind-Siding Your Business
Jan 11, 2016 • 42 min
How can you finally put an end to the common money traps that are blind-siding your business’ growth? Chris Hogan, Ramsey Personality and author of the soon-to-be-released book Retire Inspired, outlines a plan to help you avoid those traps, from how to
#128: Verne Harnish—What’s Holding Your Business Back?
Jan 4, 2016 • 43 min
What’s the fundamental weakness that keeps companies from scaling up? Verne Harnish, the best-selling author of one of our favorite books, Mastering the Rockefeller Habits, joins us to discuss what’s holding businesses back and how to get them growing
#127: Our Top Podcasts of 2015
Dec 28, 2015 • 52 min
We’re highlighting some of our favorite podcast interviews of the year. Check out these great conversations with Donald Miller, John C. Maxwell, Gretchen Rubin, Patrick Lencioni, Shawn Achor, Austin Kleon, Gary Vaynerchuk
and John O’Leary.
#126: Mick Ebeling—Doing the Impossible
Dec 21, 2015 • 45 min
Would you love to do what others say can’t be done? Then don’t miss this week’s featured interview with Mick Ebeling, who excels at the impossible. Honored as one of the Top 50 Most Creative People of 2014, Ebeling is a film/television/commercial pr
#125: Leading Within Limits
Dec 14, 2015 • 42 min
Is it possible to successfully lead when you’re faced with many limitations? Yes you can, says this week’s featured guest, Mike Hamilton. The former athletic director at The University of Tennessee and executive director of Show Hope stops by to discu
#124: Seth Godin—It’s Always Your Turn
Dec 7, 2015 • 32 min
Do you ever wonder what’s holding you back? Marketing guru and best-selling author Seth Godin joins the show to answer this important question, plus discuss the power of being childlike and leaping into places that feel uncomfortable. EntreLeadership Co
#123: The Secret to Setting Goals That Work
Nov 30, 2015 • 25 min
Want to create goals that last? Then listen in because we’re featuring Dave explaining the five components you need to make your goals more than just “maybe someday” dreams. On the same theme, EntreLeader Jim Cavale, president of Iron Tribe Fitness,
#122: Col. Littleton—The Art of Craftsmanship
Nov 23, 2015 • 35 min
This designer and small-business owner is known for his upscale, hand-crafted leather goods sold all over the world. He’s also an EntreLeader who truly believes in following the Golden Rule. We’re also featuring a lesson from Dave on g
#121: Shawn Achor—How Happiness Fuels Your Success
Nov 16, 2015 • 39 min
Positive psychology expert Shawn Achor joins for a fascinating conversation on happiness and how it can change your world and your organization. Through his years of research, this former Harvard professor has found that a positive mindset can lead to inc
#120: Robert Kiyosaki—Persevering Through Fear
Nov 9, 2015 • 38 min
How do you fight through panic when everything seems to be going wrong? Millionaire entrepreneur Robert Kiyosaki, best-selling author of Rich Dad, Poor Dad, joins us to share his story on conquering fear and how you can do the same. We’re also featuring
#119: John O’Leary—Living an Inspired Life
Nov 2, 2015 • 48 min
If you are ready to overcome your challenges and celebrate the joy of today and the possibility of tomorrow, you have found the right place. On this week’s podcast, John O’Leary shows you how to take life’s toughest tests and turn them into incredib
#118: Finding Your Greatness
Oct 26, 2015 • 43 min
Mega marketing expert Lewis Howes joins the podcast to share the tips and habits he’s gathered from interviewing “the greats.” It’s not about avoiding or neutralizing traumatic life experiences, he says. Instead, it’s applying specific habits an
#117: Les Parrott—How Conflict Can Help You Win
Oct 19, 2015 • 40 min
Can conflict be a healthy thing? Absolutely. And Les Parrott, renowned author and psychologist, tells how to deal with disagreements in a healthy way, so everyone wins. Dave Ramsey also stops by to share his tips on casting your vision—telling your team
#116: Building the Best Place to Work
Oct 12, 2015 • 44 min
Create an extraordinary workplace with the help of psychologist Ron Friedman, who joins us this week to discuss how to inspire and engage your team as well as how to get people more passionate about their jobs.
#115: Creating Leadership Magic the Disney Way
Oct 5, 2015 • 41 min
Learn how to lead and build an amazing culture from Walt Disney World Resort’s former Executive Vice President of Operations Lee Cockerell. One of Lee’s major and lasting legacies was the creation of Disney Great Leader Strategies, which is used to trai
#114: Scott Harrison—Building a Culture of Innovation
Sep 28, 2015 • 47 min
Want to change the world or simply make your business better? Don’t miss this conversation with Scott Harrison, CEO and founder of Charity: Water. Scott understands what it takes to start, sustain and keep growing a foundation through innovation and pas
#113: Michael Hyatt—The Power of One Conversation
Sep 21, 2015 • 46 min
Leadership and personal growth expert Michael Hyatt returns to the podcast for a great conversation on conversation. Plus he shares tips on improving yourself, failing forward, and why you need to take a nap every day.
#112: Mari Smith—Supercharging Your Facebook Marketing
Sep 14, 2015 • 43 min
We’re talking with one of the world’s leading experts on Facebook marketing, Mari Smith. She’ll discuss how to easily create content and build relationships with customers on the world’s largest platform. You’re going to like it!
#111: Common Leadership Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
Sep 7, 2015 • 34 min
We’re talking with three extraordinary business people who are sharing their best tips. We start with Dave’s EVP Jack Galloway, who talks leadership. He is followed by Bryan and Shannon Miles of eaHELP, who focus on delegation.
#110: Dan Miller—How to Live a Life of Meaning
Aug 31, 2015 • 44 min
Best-selling author Dan Miller joins us to discuss the two most important questions you can ask yourself: Why are you here and how can you integrate that dream into work? Plus, we’re featuring a really special talk from Dave about work-life balance.
#109: Tom Rath—3 Secrets to Energize Your Work and Life
Aug 24, 2015 • 37 min
Called one of the greatest thinkers and nonfiction writers of his generation, author and researcher Tom Rath returns to our podcast to reveal the three keys that matter most for your daily health, well-being, and engagement in your work
#108: Gary Vaynerchuk–What You Need to Succeed
Aug 17, 2015 • 37 min
We’re talking with one of our favorite guests: social-media genius Gary Vaynerchuk. Gary’s discussing the character qualities every person needs to win, and how you balance them with success. It’s an amazing conversation—one you don’t want to mi
#107: Christy Wright–Make Money Doing What You Love
Aug 11, 2015 • 28 min
If you ever dreamed of owning your own side business, then listen in. This week’s podcast features Ramsey Personality Christy Wright. A business coach, speaker and blogger, Christy helps moms across the nation turn their talents and gifts into income.
#106: Darren Hardy–Surviving the Wild Ride of Entrepreneurship
Aug 3, 2015 • 37 min
Darren Hardy, publisher of Success magazine, mentor to CEOs and entrepreneurs, and best-selling author, joins the program this week to discuss the emotional roller coaster ride of entrepreneurship and how to survive it.
#105: Dale Partridge–Why People Matter More Than Profit
Jul 27, 2015 • 39 min
Can you run a company that cares and still make money? Absolutely, and this week’s guests share how to make it happen. Dave starts by discussing why people matter most. And entrepreneur Dale Partridge shares his story of people over profit.
#104: Paul Angone–The Keys to Leading Millennials
Jul 20, 2015 • 38 min
Millennial expert and best-selling author Paul Angone joins us to discuss how to hire, lead, and connect with Generation Y. Also on the episode, EntreLeadership Coach John Felkins continues the conversation by discussing the pros and cons of working with
#103: Donald Miller–Branding Your Story
Jul 13, 2015 • 38 min
When it comes to talking about their companies, most small business owners don’t know where to start—until now. We’re talking with best-selling author Donald Miller about why you need to tell your company’s story and how to do it well so that you
#102: Travis Boersma–How to Avoid the Hiring Grind
Jul 6, 2015 • 47 min
We’re talking hiring with Travis Boersma, co-founder of one of the fastest-growing companies in the U.S.—Dutch Bros. Coffee. Travis employs more than 4,500 team members, all who are crazy passionate about his company. Listen in for his top tips.
#101: Gretchen Rubin–Breaking Bad Habits
Jun 29, 2015 • 41 min
Want to transform your life and accomplish more? Best-selling author Gretchen Rubin joins the podcast this week to show you how to break bad habits and create good ones that will last. This is a life changer. Don’t miss it.
100th Episode Celebration With Dave Ramsey
Jun 20, 2015 • 48 min
Dave stops by for a special conversation for our podcast’s 100th episode. And we’re highlighting the top answers from our favorite guests of the past year.
#99: Austin Kleon—Steal Like an Artist
Jun 8, 2015 • 39 min
Business requires creativity, best-selling author Austin Kleon shows you how to develop it on this week’s podcast. You’ll discover your own path, get directly in touch with your artistic side, and let that creativity flow to better your efforts and win.
#98: Ali Brown—Secrets of a Multimillionaire
May 26, 2015 • 42 min
One of the most successful female entrepreneurs of her generation, Ali Brown joins this week’s podcast to share her story of success. Plus, EntreLeadership Coach John Felkins stops by the studio to answer your business questions.
#97: Jack Welch—Winning the Game
May 11, 2015 • 45 min
This week’s podcast is a slam dunk with two legends joining us to talk leadership. First up is business titan Jack Welch. Then you’ll meet Kevin Eastman, VP, basketball operations, L.A. Clippers. Two amazing conversations, one great place. Listen in.
#96: Tom Ziglar—The Keys to Top Performance
Apr 27, 2015 • 35 min
How do you know if you and your team members are doing an awesome job? Tom Ziglar, son of the legendary Zig Ziglar, shares his company’s performance formula so you can easily find out. Plus, he’s a Ziglar, so you know you’re going to be inspired!
#95: Living Powerfully and Saving Time
Apr 13, 2015 • 36 min
Need advice from those winning every day? We’re featuring real estate moguls Jason and David Benham on facing the tough times, as well as time and productivity expert Laura Vanderkam.
#94: NBA’s Brendan Suhr—Coaching to Win
Mar 30, 2015 • 39 min
We’re celebrating March Madness with a bonus podcast featuring former NBA coach and leadership expert Brendan Suhr. Stay tuned for a chance to win an all-expense-paid trip to the EntreLeadership Summit!
#93: Jon Gordon and Bob Burg—Developing Culture
Mar 23, 2015 • 35 min
We’re about creating company culture, and we’re talking with two leading experts for their top tips. Jon Gordon is the author of The Energy Bus: 10 Rules to Fuel Your Life, Work and Team with Positive Energy and, Bob Burg is the author of The Go-Giver.
#92: John C. Maxwell—Why Good Leaders Ask Great Questions
Mar 9, 2015 • 34 min
Internationally recognized leadership expert John C. Maxwell joins the podcast to discuss one of the single most important traits every great leader possesses—curiosity—and how it can help you win.
#91: Dr. Henry Cloud— 10 Things You’ll Never Do Again
Feb 23, 2015 • 37 min
Psychologist and best-selling author Dr. Henry Cloud joins us to outline 10 common life patterns that sabotage success and the concrete steps you can take to overcome them. And John G. Miller, author of QBQ, stops by to talk about personal accountability.
#90: Rabbi Daniel Lapin—Business Secrets From the Bible
Feb 9, 2015 • 39 min
Best-selling author Rabbi Daniel Lapin discusses a new way to approach success with simple strategies based on key concepts from the Bible. Plus, we’re talking with Rory Vaden on procrastination. So don’t delay—listen to this podcast now.
#89: Patrick Lencioni— How to Make Your Company Healthy and Wealthy
Jan 26, 2015 • 39 min
Is it possible to have a company where politics are minimized, clarity is king, and team members are passionate about what they do? Absolutely. And this episode’s guest, best-selling business author Patrick Lencioni, tells us how.
#88: Clate Mask—How to Grow a Business Without Chaos
Jan 12, 2015 • 29 min
How to Grow a Business Without Chaos — Clate Mask
#87: Liz Wiseman—Why You Need to Get Rookie Smarts
Dec 29, 2014 • 31 min
Why You Need to Get Rookie Smarts With Liz Wiseman
#86: Barrett Ward—Social Entrepreneur on Changing the World
Dec 15, 2014 • 31 min
Social Entrepreneur Barrett Ward on Changing the World
#85: Richard Sheridan—Building a Workplace People Love
Dec 1, 2014 • 32 min
Building a Workplace People Love With Richard Sheridan
#84: Mike Rowe—Somebody’s Gotta Do It
Nov 17, 2014 • 31 min
Somebody’s Gotta Do It - Mike Rowe
#83: Carmine Gallo—How to Talk Like TED
Nov 3, 2014 • 33 min
How to Talk Like TED With Carmine Gallo
#82: Sebastian Bailey—Achieve More by Thinking Differently
Oct 20, 2014 • 40 min
Achieve More by Thinking Differently With Sebastian Bailey
#81: Jay Baer—Why Smart Marketing Is About Help not Hype
Oct 6, 2014 • 43 min
Why Smart Marketing Is About Help not Hype with Jay Baer
#80: Daniel Pink—To Sell Is Human
Sep 22, 2014 • 41 min
To Sell Is Human with Daniel Pink
#79: Charles Duhigg—The Power of Habit
Sep 8, 2014 • 43 min
The Power of Habit With Charles Duhigg
#78: Seth Godin—Go Make Something Happen
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