L3 Leadership Podcast

L3 Leadership Podcast

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Each month we deliver 4 new episodes of the L3 Leadership podcast that will help you grow and develop.1.) An interview with a high-level leader2.) A personal leadership lesson from our Founder 3.) A recording of a leadership talk from one of our events…


Level Up Your Leadership Interview with Doug Smith | Make Chic Happen Podcast
Jul 1 • 42 min
In this episode, you’ll hear Katy Ursta and Melanie Mitro interview L3 Founder, Doug Smith, on leadership, having hard conversations, and personal growth on the Make Chic Happen Podcast.
Putting a Dent in the Fatherless Epidemic with Ed Glover, Founder of Urban Impact
Jun 24 • 20 min
In this interview, you will hear our interview with Ed Glover, Founder of Urban Impact, on the work he is doing to put a dent in the fatherless epidemic in our world today.
Authentic Manhood, Godly Parenting, and Why Brokenness is a Prerequsite for Leadership with Bryan Loritts
Jun 17 • 23 min
In this interview, you will hear our interview with Bryan Lorrits, Lead Pastor of Abundant Life Christian Fellowship in Silicon Valley, CA.
Dealing with the Fatherless Epidemic and Growing in Leadership with Mike Tomlin, Coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers
Jun 10 • 16 min
In this interview, you will hear Mike Tomlin, Coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers, share his thoughts and passion for dealing with the fatherlessness issue in our nation. You will also hear a few of his thoughts on leadership.
From Being an Orphan and Homeless to Creating, Scaling and Selling Multi-Million Dollar Businesses with Jason Wolfe
May 20 • 27 min
In this episode, Jason Wolfe, CEO of Wolfe, LLC shares his story of how he went from being an orphan and homeless to creating, scaling, and selling multiple multi-million dollar businesses.
The Proximity Principle: The Proven Strategy That Will Lead To A Career You Love with Ken Coleman
May 13 • 31 min
In this episode, you’ll hear Ken Coleman share about his new book, “The Proximity Principle: The Proven Strategy That Will Lead To A Career You Love.
7 Things to do When You are in an Intense Season of Growth
Apr 15 • 19 min
In this episode, you’ll hear L3 Leadership Founder, Doug Smith, share 7 things you need to do when you’re in an intense season of growth.
Building on Failure, Creating Empowering Cultures, and Stewarding Your Leadership with Bobby Gruenewald, Founder of the YouVersion Bible App
Mar 25 • 26 min
In this episode, you’ll hear L3 Leadership Founder, Doug Smith, interview Bobby Gruenewald, Founder of the YouVersion Bible App.
6 Mistakes I’ve Made in Leadership with Doug Smith, Founder of L3 Leadership
Mar 11 • 19 min
In this episode, you’ll hear L3 Leadership Founder, Doug Smith, share the top 6 mistakes he has made in his leadership journey.
Executive Leadership, Working with Boards, and Making a Difference with Audrey Russo, President and CEO of the Pittsburgh Technology Council
Feb 18 • 37 min
In this episode, you’ll hear our interview with Audrey Russo, President and CEO of the Pittsburgh Technology Council.
How I Get Stuff Done and Stay Motivated with L3 Leadership Founder, Doug Smith
Feb 11 • 22 min
In this episode, you’ll hear L3 Leadership Founder, Doug Smith, share how he gets things done and stays motivated.
How to be a Life Giving Leader with Tyler Reagin, President of Catalyst
Jan 28 • 40 min
In this episode, you’ll hear our interview with Tyler Reagin, President of Catalyst.
The Top Lessons I Learned in 2018 with L3 Founder, Doug Smith
Jan 14 • 35 min
In this episode, you’ll hear our Founder, Doug Smith, share the top lessons he learned in 2018.
How to Become an Everyday Millionaire with Chris Hogan
Jan 7 • 26 min
In this episode, you’ll hear our interview with Chris Hogan. In the interview, you’ll hear Chris discuss his new book, “Everyday Millionaires: How Ordinary People Built Extraordinary Wealth―and How You Can Too.”
Creating and Managing World-class Events, 3 Characteristics of Great Leaders, and Lessons Learned from Top Leaders in the World with Brad Lomenick
Dec 10, 2018 • 61 min
In this episode, you’ll hear our interview with Brad Lomenick. In the interview, you’ll hear Brad talk about his leadership journey, creating and leading world-class events, what he’s learned from being around some of the world’s greatest leaders, H3…
How to Create a Profitable Online Business with Cliff Ravenscraft
Dec 3, 2018 • 53 min
In this episode, you’ll hear our interview with Cliff Ravenscraft on creating a profitable online business.
Preparing for Executive Leadership with Dr. Leslie Braksick, Co-Founder of My Next Season
Nov 19, 2018 • 44 min
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My Advice for Young Leaders with L3 Leadership Founder, Doug Smith
Nov 12, 2018 • 50 min
In this episode you’ll hear L3 Leadership Founder, Doug Smith, share his advice for young leaders. It is a talk he gave at all of the Pi Sigma Epsilon Regional Conferences.
How to Lead Through Tragedy and Difficult Times: What is our Role as Leaders in Today’s World? With L3 Leadership Founder, Doug Smith
Nov 5, 2018 • 27 min
In this episode you’ll hear L3 Leadership Founder, Doug Smith, share on the subject, “How to Lead Through Tragedy and Difficult Times”. He will answer the question, “What is our role as leaders in today’s world?”
Didn’t See it Coming: Overcoming the 7 Greatest Challenges That No One Expects and Everyone Experiences with Carey Nieuwhof
Oct 8, 2018 • 44 min
In this episode, you will hear Carey Nieuwhof discuss his new book, “Didn’t See it Coming: Overcoming the 7 Greatest Challenges That No One Expects and Everyone Experiences.”
Principles for Business Success with Top Beachbody Coach, Melanie Mitro
Oct 2, 2018 • 24 min
In this episode, you will hear Top Beachbody Coach, Melanie Mitro, share her top principles for success in business.
Developing Leaders, Lasting in Leadership, and Leadership Succession with Coach Tom Mullins, Founder of Christ Fellowship
Sep 24, 2018 • 33 min
In this episode, you will hear our interview with leadership legend, Coach Tom Mullins, Founder of Christ Fellowship. You’ll learn how to develop leaders, how to last in leadership, and how to pass the baton to the next generation through succession.
How to Make Money Doing What You Love with Christy Wright, Creator of Business Boutique
Sep 13, 2018 • 46 min
In the interview, you’ll hear our interview with Ramsey Personality and Creator of Business Boutique, Christy Wright.
How to Have Hard Conversations with L3 Leadership Founder, Doug Smith
Sep 4, 2018 • 22 min
In the interview, you’ll hear L3 Leadership Founder, Doug Smith, share on the subject, “How to Have Hard Conversations.
How to Mentor and Be Mentored + Our Lightning Round Interview with Rave DJ turned Pastor, Peter Haas
Aug 28, 2018 • 36 min
In the interview, you’ll hear Peter answer all of our lightning round questions and you’ll hear him share a ton of incredibly useful advice for mentors and leaders looking to be mentored. If that’s a subject that interests you, you have to listen to this!
Rave DJ Turned Pastor, Peter Haas
Aug 20, 2018 • 46 min
In the interview, you’ll hear Rave DJ turned Pastor, Peter Haas, talk about his journey to faith, his books, growing leaders, ministry, and so much more! You’re going to love this!
Love Your Life Not Theirs with Ramsey Personality, Rachel Cruze
Aug 6, 2018 • 28 min
In today’s episode you’ll hear our interview with Ramsey Personality, Rachel Cruze. In the interview, you’ll hear Rachel’s advice to working moms, what she’s learned about leadership & business while working at Ramsey Solutions, her recent book, and more!
Our Vision and Values with Doug Smith
Aug 1, 2018 • 13 min
In today’s episode you’ll hear our Founder, Doug Smith, share the vision and values of L3 Leadeship.
Lightning Round with Evan Addams, Employee #2 at NoWait
Jul 27, 2018 • 23 min
In today’s episode you’ll hear our lightning round interview with Evan Addams, who was employee #2 at a start-up company called, No Wait, which scaled and got sold to Yelp for $40 million.
Lessons Learned from Scaling No Wait from a Start-up to Selling to Yelp for $40 Million with Evan Addams
Jul 25, 2018 • 39 min
In today’s episode you’ll hear our interview with Evan Addams, who was employee #2 at a start-up company called, No Wait, which scaled and got sold to Yelp for $40 million.
Leading at Home and in the Locker Room with Pittsburgh Steelers Coach Mike Tomlin
Jun 19, 2018 • 10 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership Podcast, you will hear Pittsburgh Steelers Coach, Mike Tomlin, share how he leads at home and in the locker room.
Mentoring: Are You Providing a Return on Other’s Investment in You?
Jun 11, 2018 • 15 min
In this episode, you will hear Doug Smith share his thoughts on why it is so important to provide a good return on investment on others investment in us.
Dr. Rob McCleland, CEO of Leader Tribe and Former President of the John Maxwell Leadership Foundation
Jun 4, 2018 • 50 min
Today, you’ll hear our interview with Dr. Rob McCleland! If you’re unfamiliar with Rob, he is the CEO of Leader Tribe, Director of Leadership Development at Victory World Church, and Past President of the John Maxwell Leadership Foundation.
Question and Answer with Bishop David Zubik
May 22, 2018 • 23 min
Today, you’ll hear our Q&A with Bishop David Zubik at an event we recently hosted. You’ll hear Bishop Zubik share his thoughts on how unity can be possible across denominational lines, how to lead people with opposing views, and more!
Four Characteristics Every Leader Must Develop with Bishop David Zubik
May 21, 2018 • 38 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, you will hear David Zubik, Catholic Diocese Bishop of Pittsburgh, speak on 4 characteristics every leader must develop.
Becoming a Transformational Leader with Mark Cole, CEO of all of John Maxwell’s Companies
May 3, 2018 • 58 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, you will hear Mark Cole, CEO of all of John Maxwell’s companies, speak on transformational leadership.
Dreams, Writing Books, Parenting, Leadership with Mark Batterson
Apr 25, 2018 • 44 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, you will hear our interview with Mark Batterson, Lead Pastor of National Community Church in Washington, DC.
How to Overcome Tragedy and Failure with Dr. Leslie Braksick
Apr 11, 2018 • 30 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, you will hear part two of our interview with Dr. Leslie Braksick.
What It Takes To Be In Executive Leadership, Stay There, And Eventually To Transition Well with Dr. Leslie Braksick
Apr 5, 2018 • 36 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, you will hear our interview with Dr. Leslie Braksick.
Seeing the Divorce Rate Reduced by 1/3 in our Lifetime with: Dr. Les Parrott
Mar 29, 2018 • 28 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, you will hear our interview with relationship expert, Dr. Les Parrott.
How to Lead When You are not in Charge with Clay Scroggins, Lead Pastor at North Point Community Church
Mar 20, 2018 • 41 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, you will hear our interview with Clay Scroggins on learning how to lead when you are not in charge.
Stepping into Your Next Leadership Assignment with Larry Bettencourt, Pastor of Champion Life Church
Mar 13, 2018 • 38 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, you will hear Larry Bettencourt, Pastor of Champion Life Church, talk about stepping into your next leadership assignment.
From Being Homeless to Working for Dave Ramsey and Helping Thousands of Students all over the Nation with Anthony Oneal
Mar 8, 2018 • 30 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, you’ll hear our interview with Ramsey Personality, Anthony Oneal.
Working for Dave Ramsey, the No-Gossip Rule, Proactive Communication, and a Leader’s Pride with Chris Brown
Feb 27, 2018 • 30 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, you’ll hear our interview with Ramsey Personality, Chris Brown. Chris is the host of the Life, Money, and Hope Podcast and the Leadership Momentum Podcast.
How to Retire Inspired with Dave Ramsey Personality, Chris Hogan
Feb 20, 2018 • 31 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, you’ll hear our interview with Chris Hogan, #1 national best-selling Author of Retire Inspired and host of the Retire Inspired Podcast.
How to Conduct a Great Interview with Ramsey Personality, Ken Coleman
Feb 13, 2018 • 20 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, you will hear part two of our interview with Ken Coleman, Host of the Ken Coleman Show & the Entreleadership Podcast.
How to Discover Your Calling with Ramsey Personality, Ken Coleman
Feb 6, 2018 • 24 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, you will hear part one of our interview with Ken Coleman, Host of the Ken Coleman Show & the Entreleadership Podcast.
Lightning Round Interview with Shawn Lovejoy, Founder & CEO of Courage to Lead
Feb 4, 2018 • 15 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, you’ll hear our lightning round interview with Shawn Lovejoy, CEO & Founder of Courage to Lead, a company that coaches leaders through what keeps them up at night.
The Courage to Lead with Shawn Lovejoy
Jan 30, 2018 • 35 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, you’ll hear our interview with Shawn Lovejoy, CEO & Founder of Courage to Lead, a company that coaches leaders through what keeps them up at night.
Characteristics of a Leader with Dr. Quintin Bullock, President of CCAC
Jan 23, 2018 • 58 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, you’ll hear President of Community College of Alleghenty County, Dr. Quintin Bullock’s talk on the characteristics of a leader.
Leadership Lightning Round with Carolyn Haas, Co-Lead Pastor of Substance Church
Jan 20, 2018 • 16 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, you’ll hear our lightning round interview Carolyn Haas, Co-lead Pastor of Substance Church In Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Leadership and Ministry with Carolyn Haas, Co-lead Pastor of Substance Church
Jan 16, 2018 • 52 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, you’ll hear our Founder, Doug Smith, interview Carolyn Haas, Co-lead Pastor of Substance Church In Minneapolis, Minnesota.
The Top Lessons Learned in 2017 with Doug Smith
Jan 8, 2018 • 38 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, you’ll hear our Founder, Doug Smith, share the top lessons he learned in 2017.
How to Do a Year-End Review with Doug Smith
Dec 15, 2017 • 17 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, you’ll hear our Founder, Doug Smith, teach his year-end review process.
Leadership Lightning Round with Michelle Myers, Founder of She Works His Way
Dec 4, 2017 • 18 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, you’ll our lightning round interview with Michelle Myers, Founder of She Works His Way, a business that helps train women to pursue their passions while keeping God & Family as their top priorities.
How to be Famous at Heaven and at Home with Michelle Myers, Founder of She Works His Way
Dec 3, 2017 • 32 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, you’ll our interview with Michelle Myers, Founder of She Works His Way, a business that helps train women to pursue their passions while keeping God & Family as their top priorities.
Lessons Learned from 12 Ironman Races with Brad Henderson, Chaplain of the Pittsburgh Pirates and Penguins
Nov 14, 2017 • 38 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, you’ll hear Brad Henderson, President of the PIttsburgh Kids Foundation and Chaplain of the Pittsburgh Pirates and Penguins, share lessons he has learned from 12 Ironmans!
Leadership Lightning Round with Liz Wiseman, Author of the NY Times Best-Seller, Multipliers
Nov 2, 2017 • 26 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, you’ll hear New York Times Best Selling Author, Liz Wiseman, share what she’s learned from coaching some of the worlds greatest leaders, how she approaches work-life balance, what quote she would put on a…
Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter with NYT Best-Selling Author, Liz Wiseman
Oct 30, 2017 • 49 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, you’ll hear NYT Best-Selling Author, Liz Wiseman, share her leadership journey and the lessons she learned along the way. We also dicuss all three of her leadership books.
How to Develop Yourself and the Leaders Around You (Part 2) with Doug Smith
Oct 17, 2017 • 20 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership Podcast, you’ll hear our Founder, Doug Smith, share principles that will help you develop yourself and the leaders around you.
Leadership Lightning Round with Bishop David Zubik, Bishop of Pittsburgh
Oct 13, 2017 • 14 min
In this episode you’re going to hear part 2 of our interview wiith Bishop David Zubik, the Catholic Bishop of Pittsburgh.
When to Speak Up for Injustice with Bishop David Zubik, Diocesan Bishop of Pittsburgh
Oct 12, 2017 • 46 min
In this episode you’re going to hear our interview with Bishop David Zubik, the Catholic Bishop of Pittsburgh.
The Leadership Required to Win Back to Back Stanley Cups with Mike Sullivan, Coach of the Pittsburgh Penguins
Oct 3, 2017 • 21 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership Podcast, you’ll hear our interview with Mike Sullivan, Coach of the back to back Stanley Cup Champions, The Pittsburgh Penguins.
How to Develop Yourself and the Leaders Around You (Part 1) with Doug Smith
Sep 26, 2017 • 23 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership Podcast, you’ll hear our Founder, Doug Smith, share 7 principles that will help you develop yourself and the leaders around you.
Creating and Sustaining a Culture of Honor with Larry Brey, Campus Pastor at Elevation Church
Sep 11, 2017 • 50 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership Podcast, you’ll hear an interview with Larry Brey, Campus Pastor at Elevation Church University City. We talked about his journey to helping start Elevation Church, his advice to church leaders, creating and sustain…
Women in Leadership & The Importance of Having an Opinion with Carrie Coghill, CEO of Coghill Investment Strategies
Sep 5, 2017 • 46 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership Podcast, you’ll hear an interview with Carrie Cogill, CEO of Coghill Investment Strategies, about finance, sales, women in leadership, and the importance of having an opinion.
The Price of Leadership and the Courage to Lead with John Guest
Aug 28, 2017 • 53 min
In this episode, you’ll hear John Guest give a talk on the price of leadership. John is 81 years old and is originally from the U.K. and he has been in ministry since he was 17 years old, when he gave his life to Christ at a Billy Graham meeeting. He h…
Tough Decisions, Earning Your Leadership,and Picking and Developing Talent with Kevin Colbert, General Manager of the Pittsburgh Steelers
Aug 17, 2017 • 21 min
In this episode, you will hear Kevin Colbert, General Manager of the Pittsburgh Steelers talk about making tough decisions, earning your leadership, and his input on picking and developing talent.
Paying the Price (Part 3) with Doug Smith
Aug 12, 2017 • 28 min
In this episode, you will hear Doug Smith share part 3 of his series, Pay the Price. In this episode, Doug discusses the price of handling failure well, the price of handling money, and the price of being an example.
Women in Leadership, Managing Work and Family, and Pulling off a Successful Leadership Transition with Julie Mullins, Senior Pastor of Christ Fellowship
Jul 31, 2017 • 45 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, you will hear our interview with Julie Mullins, Senior Pastor of Christ Fellowship in West Palm Beach, Florida.
Developing and Sustaining Culture & How to Have Hard Conversations with Julie Mullins
Jul 31, 2017 • 25 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, you will hear our interview with Julie Mullins, Senior Pastor of Christ Fellowship in West Palm Beach, Florida.
Why Every Leader Needs to Become a Member of L3 Leadership with Doug Smith
Jul 25, 2017 • 21 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, Doug shares why he believes every leader needs L3 Leadership. You will hear him share L3’s vision, how you can be a part of L3, and our Mission behind the mission.
Leadership, Writing, and the Importance of Coaching with Dr. Henry Cloud
Jul 12, 2017 • 50 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, Doug interviews Dr. Henry Cloud.
The Journey of Entrepreneurship over the Long Haul with Darrin Grove, CEO of Truefit
Jun 28, 2017 • 46 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, you’ll hear Darrin Grove, Founder and CEO of Truefit, share his entrepreneurial journey and the lesson’s he’s learned along the way.
Question and Answer with Dr. Jim Withers, The Homeless Docto
Jun 17, 2017 • 26 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, you’ll hear our Q&A with Dr. Jim Withers, Founder of Operation Safety Net, otherwise known as the homeless doctor.
Leadership and Making a Difference with CNN Hero, Dr. Jim Withers, The Homeless Doctor
Jun 17, 2017 • 53 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, you’ll hear a talk given by Dr. Jim Withers, Founder of Operation Safety Net, otherwise known as the homeless doctor.
Leadership Principles with Mike Tomlin, Coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers
Jun 12, 2017 • 12 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, Doug Smith got to interview Pittsburgh Steelers Coach, Mike Tomlin.
How to Transform a Community with Bill Strickland, Founder of The Bidwell Training Center
Jun 6, 2017 • 53 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, you’ll hear Doug Smith interview with Bill Strickland, Founder of the Bidwell Training Center.
Question and Answer with Matt Keller, Pastor of Next Level Church
Jun 2, 2017 • 23 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, you will hear a question and answer session with Pastor Matt Keller, Pastor of Next Level Church in Ft. Myers, FL, from our recent L3 Leadership evening events.
Paying the Price Part 2 with Doug Smith
May 23, 2017 • 24 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, Doug Smith shares some of the prices he believes leaders need to pay in order to reach their maximum potential. The question is, will you pay the price?
How to be a Great #2 with Mark Cole, CEO of The John Maxwell Company
May 5, 2017 • 57 min
In this episode, you’ll hear Doug Smith interview Mark Cole, The CEO of the John Maxwell Company!
Leadership Through Service by Laura Ellsworth, Jones Day’s first Partner-in-Charge of Global Community Service Initiatives
Apr 25, 2017 • 48 min
In this episode, you’ll hear a talk by Laura Ellsworth, Jones Day’s first Partner-in-Charge of Global Community Service Initiatives, on leadership through service.
Question and Answer wiith Lauras Ellsworth, Jones Day’s first Partner-in-Charge of Global Community Service Initiatives
Apr 25, 2017 • 26 min
In this episode, you’ll hear our Q&A Session with Laura Ellsworth, Jones Day’s first Partner-in-Charge of Global Community Service Initiatives.
Creating 1 Billion Entrepreneurs, An Interview with Rick Sapio, CEO of Mutual Capital Alliance, Inc.
Apr 18, 2017 • 59 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership Podcast, Doug interviews Rick Sapio, CEO of Mutual Capital Alliance, Inc.
Paying the Price (Part 1) with Doug Smith
Apr 13, 2017 • 23 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, Doug Smith shares some of the prices he believes leaders need to pay in order to reach their maximum potential. The question is, will you pay the price?
Developing a Leadership Culture with Sarah Keller, Executive Director at Next Level Church
Apr 6, 2017 • 65 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, you’ll hear Doug Smith interview Sarah Keller, Executive Director of Next Level Church in Ft. Myers, FL.
Question and Answer Session with Coach Andy Toole, Head Coach of Robert Morris University’s Men’s Basketball
Mar 19, 2017 • 30 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, you’ll get to hear our Q&A session with Coach Andy Toole, Head Coach of Robert Morris University Men’s Basketball Team.
The Realities of Leadership with Andy Toole, Head Coach of Robert Morris University’s Basketball Team
Mar 19, 2017 • 40 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, you’ll get to hear a talk that Coach Andy Toole, Head Coach of Robert Morris University’s Men’s Basketball Team, gave at one of our breakfast events.
Being Born in Ethiopia to Becoming the VP of Global Business Development at Wesco with Gash Abebe
Mar 7, 2017 • 32 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, Gash Abebe shares his story of being born in Ethiopia, moving to America when he was young, and making the most of the opportunity America provided him.
Leaderhip Principles with Gash Abebe, Former Vice President of Global Business Development at Wesco
Mar 6, 2017 • 24 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, Doug interviews Gash Abebe, Former Vice President of Global Business Development at Wesco.
Becoming the Leader You Were Created to Be with Doug Smith
Feb 27, 2017 • 34 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, you’ll hear a talk our Founder, Doug Smith, gave at the Next Level Leadership Academy, entitled, Becoming the Leader You were Created to Be.
Question and Answer Session with Doug Smith
Feb 27, 2017 • 23 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, you’ll hear a question and answer session from the Next Level Leadership Academy students with our founder, Doug Smith.
How to be an Effective Leader with Bill Evanson, SVP at Pocket Nurse
Feb 20, 2017 • 37 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, Bill Evanson, SVP & Senior Corporate Director at Pocket Nurse, shares what it takes to be an effective leader.
How to Lead Like Never Before with Carey Neiuwhof
Feb 13, 2017 • 44 min
In this episode, Doug interviews Carey Nieuwhof, Founder of Connexus Church and Host of the Carey Nieuwhof Leadership podcast. They talk about leadership, character development, podcasting, interviewing, and more.
The Best Lessons I Learned in 2016 with Laura Smith
Feb 6, 2017 • 28 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, Laura Smith, shared the top lessons she learned in 2016.
Big and Small Leadership with Ed Grefenstette, CEO & CIO of The Dietrich Foundation
Feb 1, 2017 • 35 min
In this episode, you’ll hear a talk from one of our L3 Leadership Breakfasts by Ed Grefenstette, CEO and CIO of The Dietrich Foundation. His talk was entitled, Big and Small Leadership.
Question and Answer Session with Ed Grefenstette, CEO & CIO of The Dietrich Foundation
Feb 1, 2017 • 33 min
In this episode, you’ll hear our question and answer session with Ed Grefenstette, CEO & CIO of The Dietrich Foundation.
The Top Lessons He’s Learned in 2016 with Doug Smith
Jan 16, 2017 • 34 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, Doug Smith shares the most significant lessons he learned in 2016.
Question and Answer Session with TJ Christensen, EVP of Sales and Marketing at Accesso
Jan 8, 2017 • 19 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership Podcast, you’ll hear our question and answer session with TJ Christensen, EVP of Sales and Marketing at Accesso.
Becoming the Obvious Choice with TJ Christensen, EVP of Sales and Marketing at Accesso
Jan 8, 2017 • 27 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership Podcast, TJ Christensen, EVP of Sales and Marketing at Accesso, teaches us how to Become the Obvious Choice.
What it Takes to be Top Beachbody Coaches with Melanie Mitro and Katy Ursta
Dec 29, 2016 • 66 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, Doug interviewed Melanie Mitro & Katy Ursta, two of the top Beachbody coaches in the world.
Lessons that I have Learned from Starting and Running a Business
Dec 18, 2016 • 30 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, Doug Smith shares the most significant lessons he’s learned from starting and running his own business.
Question and Answer Session with Dan Dupee, Chairman of the CCO
Dec 11, 2016 • 34 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, you will hear our question and answer session with Dan Dupee, Chairman of the CCO, at our December 2016 L3 Leadership breakfast.
Leadership and Creating Organizational Culture with Dan Dupee, Chairman of the CCO
Dec 11, 2016 • 39 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, you will hear Dan Dupee, Chairman of the CCO, teach on creating and sustaining the organizational culture.
What it Takes to Manage Life and the Pittsburgh Pirates with Clint Hurdle, Manager of the Pittsburgh Pirates
Nov 28, 2016 • 48 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership Podcast, Doug Smith interviews Clint Hurdle, Manager of the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Why Second Chance Employment is so Important Daniel Bull, Founder of Zero Six Eight
Nov 9, 2016 • 45 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership Podcast, you’ll hear Doug Smith interview Daniel Bull, Founder of Zero Six Eight. Be prepared to be challenged and inspired as Daniel shares the story of Zero Six Eight and the lessons he’s learned along the way.
The Habits and Disciplines of Great Leaders - L3 Leadership
Nov 6, 2016 • 33 min
In this episode, you’ll hear a talk Doug Smith gave at our L3 Leadership Beaver County breakfast. He spoke on the habits and disciplines of great leaders.
5 Questions Every Leader Should be Asking Themselves - L3 Leadership
Nov 2, 2016 • 19 min
In this episode, you’ll hear a talk Doug Smith gave at Allison Park Church’s Business Leaders Breakfast. In his talk, he shares five questions every leader should be asking themselves.
Interview with Ed Grefenstette, CEO of the Dietrich Foundation
Oct 24, 2016 • 50 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, Doug Smith interviews Ed Grefenstette, President, CEO, and CIO of the Dietrich Foundation. In the interview they discuss fundraising, leadership, entrepreneurship, and more.
Question and Answer Session with Denny Pattyn, Founder of Silver Ring Thing on Leadership
Oct 17, 2016 • 29 min
n this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, you will hear out Q&A session with Denny Pattyn, Founder of Silver Ring Thing.
Leadership Principles from Denny Pattyn, Founder of Silver Ring Thing on Leadership
Oct 17, 2016 • 40 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, Denny Pattyn, Founder of Silver Ring Thing, shares his best leadership content. He shares his best leadership principles, talks about how Silver Ring Thing became what it is today, and how evangelism plays a…
7 Challenges of Being a Young Leader - L3 Leadership
Oct 11, 2016 • 31 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, Doug Smith shares the 7 Challenges of Being a Young Leader.
Leadership Principles with Jay Passavant and Father Jay Donahue - L3 Leadership
Sep 19, 2016 • 68 min
In this episode, Jay Passavant and Father Jay Donahue share their best leadership content. They specifically talk about how Protestants and Catholics can work together to lead to make an impact in their churches, cities, and in the world.
Interview with Andy Toole, Head Coach of the Robert Morris Basketball Team
Sep 12, 2016 • 60 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, Doug Smith interviews Andy Toole, Coach of the Robert Morris University Basketball team. They talk coaching, team-building, leadership, and more.
7 Benefits of Being a Young Leader - Doug Smith - L3 Leadership
Sep 7, 2016 • 29 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, Doug Smith shares the 7 benefits of being a young leader.
Question and Answer Session with Kimberly Gonxhe, Director of the Metro-Urban Institute
Aug 26, 2016 • 27 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, you will hear our question and answer session with Kimberly Gonxhe, Director of the Metro-Urban Institute.
Examining our privileges and use them to make the world a better place with Kimberly Gonxhe, Director of the Metro-Urban Institute
Aug 23, 2016 • 35 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, Kimberly Gonxhe, Director of the Metro-Urban Institute, challenges us to examine our privileges and use them to make the world a better place.
How to become a Master at Sales wiith John Rosso, CEO of Sandler Training by Peak Performance
Aug 9, 2016 • 56 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, Doug Smith interviews John Rosso, CEO of Sandler Training by Peak Performance. They talk leadership, entrepreneurship, sales, and more!
Lessons Learned from over 100 Episodes of the L3 Leadership Podcast
Aug 1, 2016 • 34 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, our founder, Doug Smith, shares the lessons he’s learned from recording over 100 episodes over the L3 Leadership Podcast.
Question and Answer Session with Lee Kricher and Jason Howard, Pastors of Amplify Church
Jul 22, 2016 • 33 min
This L3 Leadership episode comes to you from our breakfast series. We had Lee Kricher and Jason Howard, Pastors of Amplify Church, speak on Living out Leadership Transitions.
Living out Leadership Transitions with Lee Kricher and Jason Howard, Pastors of Amplify Church - L3 Leadership
Jul 18, 2016 • 37 min
This L3 Leadership episode comes to you from our breakfast series. We had Lee Kricher and Jason Howard, Pastors of Amplify Church, speak on Living out Leadership Transitions.
Interview with Greg Weimer, Partner at Confluence Financial Partners
Jul 5, 2016 • 49 min
This episode comes to you from our interview series, in which I interview great leaders and try to extract their best leadership practices. In this episode, I had the privilege of interviewing Greg Weimer, Partner at Confluence Financial Partners. In the…
Question and Answer Session with Sean Ammirati
Jun 23, 2016 • 22 min
This episode comes to you from our special event series. We had the privilege of hosting a special event with Sean Ammirati. Sean is an Entrepreneur turned Venture Capitalist and Professor. He’s built and sold his own businesses and now he spends his time…
The Science of Growth for Businesses with Sean Ammirati - L3 Leadership
Jun 22, 2016 • 28 min
This episode comes to you from our special event series. We had the privilege of hosting a special event with Sean Ammirati. Sean is an Entrepreneur turned Venture Capitalist and Professor. He’s built and sold his own businesses and now he spends his time…
How to Handle Transitions in our Lives - Doug Smith - L3 Leadership
Jun 13, 2016 • 37 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership Podcast, Doug Smith shares lessons he’s learned about seasons of transitions in our lives. Whether you feel like you’re about to transition, you are in transition, or you know one day you will, we hope the lessons in…
Interview with Rob Daley, CEO of 4moms
May 31, 2016 • 43 min
This episode comes to you from our interview series, in which I interview great leaders and try to extract their best leadership practices. In this episode, I had the privilege of interviewing Rob Daley, CEO of 4moms.
Question and Answer Session with Jeff Leake, Pastor of Allison Park Church
May 23, 2016 • 36 min
This L3 Leadership Podcast episode comes to you from our breakfast series. Our speaker was Jeff Leake, Pastor of Allison Park Church and Founder of Reach Northeast.
Finding Joy in the Journey with Jeff Leake, Pastor of Allison Park Church
May 23, 2016 • 35 min
This L3 Leadership Podcast episode comes to you from our breakfast series. Our speaker was Jeff Leake, Pastor of Allison Park Church and Founder of Reach Northeast.
Question and Answer Session with Chris Camp, Owner of Fun Fore All
May 10, 2016 • 36 min
This episode comes to you from our L3 Leadership breakfast series. Our speaker was Chris Camp, Owner of Fun Fore All.
Leadership Principles with Chris Camp, Owner of Fun Fore All
May 9, 2016 • 35 min
This episode comes to you from our L3 Leadership breakfast series. Our speaker was Chris Camp, Owner of Fun Fore All.
Interview with Sean Ammirati, Author of the Science of Growth - L3 Leadership
Apr 27, 2016 • 23 min
This episode comes to you from our interview series, in which I interview great leaders and try to extract their best leadership practices. In this episode, I had the privilege of interview Sean Ammirati.
The Science of Growth with Sean Ammirati
Apr 26, 2016 • 40 min
In this episode, I had the privilege of interview Sean Ammirati. Sean is an Entrepreneur turned Venture Capitalist and Professor. He’s built and sold his own businesses and now he spends his time helping others grow theirs. One of his companies was…
Question and Answer Session with Kim Fleming, Chairman and CEO of Hefren-Tillotson
Apr 20, 2016 • 42 min
This Learning to Lead episode comes to you from our breakfast series. Our speaker was Kim Fleming, Chairman and CEO of Hefren-Tillotson. We split our time with Kim into two episodes of the podcast.
Leadership Lessons I’ve Learned by Kim Fleming, CEO of Hefren-Tillotson
Apr 19, 2016 • 34 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, Kim Fleming, CEO of Hefren-Tillotson, shares what she believes to be some of the most important leadership lessons for the next generation.
Leadership Matters Question and Answer Session with Doug Smith - L3 Leadership
Apr 6, 2016 • 23 min
This episode of the Learning to Lead podcast is a Q&A session with Doug Smith at our L3 Leadership Beaver County Kickoff.
Leadership Matters - Doug Smith - L3 Leadership
Apr 5, 2016 • 42 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, Doug Smith teaches us why Leadership matters.
Everything You need to Know about Mastermind Groups
Mar 28, 2016 • 22 min
In this episode, Doug Smith walks you through everything you need to know about Mastermind groups. Mastermind Groups are one of the ways we grow and develop leaders. In fact, we think they are the most important thing we do.
The Most Critical Leadership Quality with Patty Beard, VP of Leadership Development at Dick’s Sporting Goods
Mar 21, 2016 • 69 min
In this episode, you’ll hear Patty Beard, VP of Leadership Development at Dick’s Sporting Goods share what she believes is the most critical leadership quality.
Interview with Matt Keller, Founder of Next Level Church
Mar 7, 2016 • 57 min
This episode of the L3 Leadership podcast comes to you from our L3 Leadership interview series, in which I interview great leaders and try to extract their best leadership practices. In this episode, I had the privilege of interview Matt Keller, Fo…
Question and Answer with Scott Stevens, Lead Pastor of North Way Christian Community
Feb 28, 2016 • 42 min
In this episode you’ll heard our question and answer session with Scott Stevens, Pastor of North Way Christian Community
A Tale of Three Kings and Leadership with Scott Stevens, Pastor of North Way Christian Community
Feb 28, 2016 • 33 min
In this episode, you’ll hear Scott Stevens, Pastor of North Way Christian Community, share leadership lessons from the book, “A Tale of Three Kings”
Episode #86: Interview with Kimberly Gonxhe
Feb 13, 2016 • 49 min
In this episode, you’ll hear our interview with Kimberly Gonxhe, Director of the Metro-Urban Institute at the Pittsburgh Theological Seminary
How to Journal - Doug Smith
Feb 6, 2016 • 17 min
In this episode, Doug Smith shares his process for journaling.
Episode #84: Interview with Scott Stevens, Lead Pastor of North Way Christian Community
Jan 24, 2016 • 60 min
In this episode Doug interviews Scott Stevens, Lead Pastor of North Way Christian Community. For show notes, ways to connect with Scott, and more, visit l3leadership.org/episode84.
Episode #83: Question and Answer with Russell Livingston, President of Babb, Inc
Jan 16, 2016 • 42 min
In this episode from our breakfast series, Russell Livingston, President of Babb, Inc. answers questions asked by the audience.
Episode #82: Russell Livingston, President of Babb, Inc.
Jan 16, 2016 • 30 min
In this episode, Russell Livingston, President of Babb, Inc., shares what he believes to be the most important leadership lesson for the next generation.
Episode #81: The Top Lessons I Learned in 2015
Jan 12, 2016 • 36 min
In this episode, Doug shares the top 13 lessons he learned in 2015.
Episode #80: Interview with Patty Beard, VP of Leadership & Organizational Development at Dick’s Sporting Goods
Dec 19, 2015 • 56 min
This episode comes to you from our interview series, in which I interview great leaders and try to extract their best leadership practices. I had the privilege of interview Patty Beard, Vice President, Leadership & Organizational Development at Dic…
Episode #79: Q&A with Dean Owrey, CFO of UPMC Enterprises & ISD
Dec 13, 2015 • 41 min
In this episode, Dean Owrey, CFO of UPMC Enterprises & ISD answers questions at our Learning to Lead leadership breakfast.
Episode #78: Dean Owrey, CFO of UPMC Enterprises & ISD
Dec 13, 2015 • 34 min
This Learning to Lead episode comes to you from our Learning to Lead breakfast series. We recently had Dean Owrey, CFO of UPMC Enterprises & ISD speak at our breakfast. Dean’s talk is broken into two parts, on this episode, you will hear Dean’s talk. …
Episode #77: Interview with Larry Bettencourt, Founder of Champion Life Church
Nov 29, 2015 • 46 min
In this episode of the Learning to Lead podcast, I interview Larry Bettencourt, Founder of Champion Life Church in Chippewa, PA. In the interview, I extract Pastor Larry’s best leadership tips and principles. If you’d like to know more about what w…
Episode #76: Question and Answer with Daniel Bull
Nov 15, 2015 • 36 min
This episode comes from our Learning to Lead Breakfast Series. This is the question and answer session from our breakfast with Daniel Bull, Founder of Zero Six Eight.
Episode #75: Daniel Bull, Founder of Zero Six Eight
Nov 15, 2015 • 33 min
In this episode, Daniel Bull, Founder of Zero Six Eight shares his story of going from being successful to going to federal prison, and how he is living differently now that he is out.
Episode #74: I’m 30 and Thriving (Part 2): The Top Lessons I Learned in my Twenties
Oct 31, 2015 • 43 min
In this episode of the Learning to Lead podcast, I share more of the top lessons I learned in my twenties. Lessons include topics like: leadership, character, personal growth, family, money management, intentional living, servant leadership, finding a …
Leaving a Leadership Legacy with John Henne, Owner of Henne Jewelers - L3 Leadership
Oct 19, 2015 • 65 min
In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, you will hear John Henne give a talk on leaving a leadership legacy.
Episode #72: Jim Shorkey Jr. on Life and Leadership
Oct 4, 2015 • 61 min
In this episode, Doug interviews former owner of Shorkey Automotive, Jim Shorkey Jr. For Jim’s bio, the question’s Doug asked, Doug’s key takeaways, and ways to connect with Jim, visit http://www.dougsmithlive.com/episode72.
Episode #71: The 3 Seasons of a Mentor Relationship
Oct 2, 2015 • 31 min
A message about how to find mentors and make the most of your relationship with them.
How to Finish Well in Leadership with Ed Glover, Founder of Urban Impact - L3 Leadership
Sep 20, 2015 • 72 min
In this episode, Ed Glover, Founder of Urban Impact teaches us how we can make it to the end of our leadership journeys without destroying ourselves and others in the process.
Leadership Principles with Gerald Brooks - L3 Leadership
Aug 31, 2015 • 46 min
In this episode, Doug interviews Gerald Brooks, Founding Pastor of Grace Outreach Center.
Episode #68: Lisa Slayton on Leadership
Aug 24, 2015 • 63 min
In this episode, Lisa Slayton, President of the Pittsburgh Leadership Foundation, shares what she believes the be the most important leadership lesson for the next generation.
The Top Lessons I learned in my Twenties (Part 1) with Doug Smith - L3 Leadership
Aug 16, 2015 • 43 min
In this episode, I share the top lessons I learned in my twenties. For links and show notes, go to dougsmithlive.com/episode67.
Episode #66: Dean Owrey, CFO at UPMC
Aug 1, 2015 • 50 min
In this episode, I interview Dean Owrey, CFO of International & Commercial Services & Information Services Division at UPMC.
How to Find and Pursue Your Purpose with Dr. John Stanko - L3 Leadership
Jul 18, 2015 • 63 min
This episode comes from our breakfast series. In this message, Dr. John Stanko teaches us how to find and pursue our purpose
Episode #64: Learning to Lead Vision 2015
Jul 11, 2015 • 21 min
In this episode, Doug shares the history and vision of Learning to Lead. If you would like to get connected to Learning to Lead, check out http://www.learningtoleadpgh.com
Episode #63: John Nuzzo, Pastor of Victory Family Church
Jun 20, 2015 • 63 min
This episode is from our breakfast series. Our speaker this month was Pastor John Nuzzo, Pastor of Victory Family Church in Cranberry Twp., PA. Get your pen and paper ready to take some serious notes!
Episode #62: Mark Whitacre, The Informant
Jun 9, 2015 • 67 min
In this episode, Doug interviews Mark Whitacre, the highest-ranked executive of any Fortune 500 company to become a whistleblower in US history.
How to Lead in Your City with Saleem Ghubril, Executive Director of the Pittsburgh Promise - L3 Leadership
May 16, 2015 • 68 min
This episode is from our breakfast series. Our speaker was Saleem Ghubril, Executive Director of the Pittsburgh Promise. T
Episode #60: Interview with Ben Rath, Founder of iChurch
May 11, 2015 • 37 min
In this episode, Doug interviews iChurch Founder Ben Rath.
Episode #59: Dave Profozich, Oracle VP, Manage Yourself and Others
Apr 17, 2015 • 66 min
In this episode, Oracle VP, Dave Profozich, teaches us how to manager ourselves and others.
From living in an Orphanage to Runnings a $100 Million Company wiith Jason Wolfe, CEO of GiftCards.com
Apr 14, 2015 • 39 min
In this episode, you’ll hear our interview with Jason Wolfe, CEO of Giftcards.com.
Episode #57: Mike Steidel, Director of Admission at Carnegie Mellon: Learn, Launch, Lead
Mar 23, 2015 • 67 min
This episode comes from our Learning to Lead breakfast series. We had the Director of Admission at Carnegie Mellon University speak to us. His lesson was entitled, “Learn, Launch, Lead.” It is excellent! To get the show notes and learn more about Mike,…
Episode #56: Jim Withers, The Homeless Doctor
Mar 5, 2015 • 33 min
http://www.dougsmithlive.com/learningtoleadpocast In this episode, Doug interviewed Dr. Jim Withers, founder of Operation Safety Net. If you have ever wanted to make a difference in the lives of the poor, needy, addicted, and abused, then you need …
Episode #55: How to Build Your Platform
Feb 27, 2015 • 28 min
In this episode, Doug teaches you how to build your platform in order to influence the world for good.
Episode #54: Rick Wellock
Feb 1, 2015 • 38 min
In this episode, Doug interviews Executive Coach and Organizational Consultant, Rick Wellock.
Episode #53: The Top Ten Lessons I Learned in 2014!
Jan 30, 2015 • 29 min
In this episode, Doug shares the top ten lessons he learned in 2014.
Episode #52: Larry Bettencourt, Pastor of Champion Life Church
Jan 19, 2015 • 52 min
In this episode, Larry Bettencourt teaches us what he believes to be the most important leadership lesson for the next generation. Enjoy!
Smart Money, Smart Kids with Ramsey Personality, Rachel Cruze
Jan 2, 2015 • 30 min
In this episode, you’ll hear Dave Ramsey Personality, Rachel Cruze, share about her new book, “Smart Money, Smart Kids.”
Episode #50: Ken Coleman, Host of the Entreleadership Podcast
Dec 1, 2014 • 27 min
In this episode, I interview Ken Coleman, Author of One Question: Life Changing Answers From Today’s Leading Voices; Host of The Dave Ramsey Show Video Channel, EntreLeadership Podcast & Dave Ramsey Live Events.
Episode #49: Intentional Gratitude
Nov 21, 2014 • 14 min
In this episode, Doug teaches 3 ways to intentionally express your gratitude. You will learn how to be grateful for everything God has done for you, how to be grateful in the midst of any circumstances you find yourself in, and how to intentionally exp…
Episode #48: Greg Peaslee, Executive at UPMC, on Leadership
Nov 16, 2014 • 58 min
In this episode, Greg Peaslee, an Executive at UPMC, teaches what he believes to be some of the most significant lessons for next generation leaders to learn.
Episode #47: Allan Woods, Former Mellon Financial CIO & Vice Chairman
Nov 4, 2014 • 36 min
In this episode, Doug interviews former Mellon Financial Vice Chairman and Chief Information Officer, Allan P. Woods. In the interview, Allan talks about his journey leaving his position at Mellon where he had 8,000 people reporting to him in order to …
Episode #46: Melanie Mitro, #1 Beachbody Coach on Leadership
Oct 18, 2014 • 60 min
In this episode, Melanie Mitro, the #1 Beachbody Coach in the country out of over 220,000 coaches, shares her story and the leadership lessons she learned along the way.
Episode #45: Interview with John Stanko
Sep 30, 2014 • 44 min
In this episode, Doug interviews Purpose Quest Founder, John Stanko. If you struggle with finding your purpose or with fear around pursuing your purpose, this episode is for you!
Episode #44: How to Kill Your Leadership - Ben Rath
Sep 21, 2014 • 51 min
In this episode, Founder and Pastor of iChurch, Ben Rath, teaches us why becoming a healthy leader is one of the most important thing we can do as leaders.
Episode #43: Becoming a 360 Degree Leader
Sep 14, 2014 • 22 min
In this lesson, Doug teaches you 6 keys to becoming a 360 degree leader.
Episode #42: Jay Slocum
Sep 14, 2014 • 53 min
In this podcast, I interview Jay Slocum, Founding Pastor of Jonah’s Call.
Episode #41: Kurt Bjorklund, Pastor of Orchard Hil Church: Leadership
Aug 13, 2014 • 40 min
In this episode, Doug interviews Kurt Bjorklund, Pastor of Orchard Hill Church.
Episode #40: Networking 101
Jul 27, 2014 • 20 min
In this episode, Doug walks you through his process for networking.
Episode #39: Tim Smith
Jul 1, 2014 • 50 min
In this episode, Doug interviews Executive Director of the Center of Life in Hazelwood, PA, Tim Smith.
Episode #38: Lee Kricher, Pastor of Amplify Church: Leadership
Jun 2, 2014 • 37 min
In this interview, Doug interviews, Lee Kricher, Senior Pastor of Amplify Church. In the interview, Lee discusses leadership, ministry, and creating a church that reaches the next generation.
Episode #37: 10 Lessons I’ve Learned from Running 6 Marathons
May 27, 2014 • 26 min
10 Lessons I’ve Learned from Running 6 Marathons
Episode #36: Matt Geppert, President of the South East Asia Prayer Center
May 1, 2014 • 37 min
In this episode, I interviewed Matt Geppert, President of the South East Asia Prayer Center.
How to Develop Your Character with L3 Founder, Doug Smith
Apr 22, 2014 • 25 min
In this episode, Doug talks about: What character is, why it is important to develop, and how to develop into a man or woman of Character.
Episode #34: John Nuzzo, Pastor of Victory Family Church | Leadership | Ministry
Apr 2, 2014 • 20 min
In this episode, I interviewed Sr. and Founding Pastor of Victory Family Church, Pastor John Nuzzo.
Episode #34 (Part 1): John Nuzzo, Pastor of Victory Family Church | Leadership | Ministry
Apr 2, 2014 • 36 min
In this episode, I interviewed Sr. and Founding Pastor of Victory Family Church, Pastor John Nuzzo.
Episode #33: David Lassman, Carnegie Mellon Professor, David Lassman | Leadership | Business | Entrepreneurship
Mar 4, 2014 • 40 min
In this episode, Doug interviews, Carnegie Mellon Professor, David Lassman.
Episode #32: Saleem Ghubril, Executive Director of the Pittsburgh Promise | Leadership | Ministry | Christianity
Feb 10, 2014 • 39 min
In this episode, Doug interviews the Executive Director of the Pittsburgh Promise, Saleem Ghubril.
Episode #31: Making the Most of Mentoring | Mentoring | Leadership | Relationships
Feb 1, 2014 • 24 min
In this episode, Doug teaches how to make the most of mentoring relationships in your life.
Episode #30: Jay Passavant, Founding and Former Pastor of North Way Community Church | Leadership | Ministry
Jan 16, 2014 • 46 min
In this episode, Doug sits down with Jay Passavant, Founding and Former Sr. Pastor of North Way Community Church and Founder and CEO of the Passavant Leadership group.
Episode #29: How to Become as Productive as Possible | Productivity | Business | Time Management
Jan 11, 2014 • 24 min
In this episode, Doug shares 12 tips on becoming as productive as possible!
Episode #28: Dan Dupee, President and CEO of the CCO | Leadership | Pittsburgh
Dec 4, 2013 • 40 min
In this episode, Doug sits down with CCO President and CEO, Dan Dupee to talk about leadership, ministry, and more…
Episode #27: Jeff Leake, Pastor of Allison Park Church | Leadership | Ministry | Church
Nov 1, 2013 • 36 min
In episode #27 of the Learning to Lead podcast, I sat down with Pastor Jeff Leake of Allison Park Church…
Episode #26: Jerry and Pat McNellis, Owners of Compression Planning | Business | Leadership
Oct 1, 2013 • 44 min
In this interview, I sat down with Jerry and Pat McNellis of McNellis Compression Planning.
Episode #25: Brian Cubarney, Founder and President of Clear Brands | Business | Leadership
Sep 2, 2013 • 37 min
In this episode, I interview Founder and President of ClearBrands, Brian Cubarney on leadership, entrepreneurship, and more…
Episode #24: Interview with Darrin Grove, CEO of TrueFit | Entrepreneurship | Leadership
Aug 1, 2013 • 46 min
Learning to Lead Episode 24: My interview with Darrin Grove, CEO of TrueFit.
Episode #23: 20 Tips for Getting into the Best Shape of Your Life | Fitness | Health
Jul 23, 2013 • 40 min
In this episode, Doug shares 20 tips to help you get into the best shape of your life!
Episode #22: Tunch Ilkin, Broadcaster for the Pittsburgh Steelers | Leadership | Sports
Jul 1, 2013 • 38 min
In this episode, Doug interviews Tunch Ilkin, men’s pastor at South Hills Bible Chapel, sports broadcaster, and a former Pittsburgh Steelers Offensive Tackle.
Episode #21: Greg Peaslee, Executive at UPMC | Leadership | Business
Jun 2, 2013 • 35 min
This month I interviewed Gregory Peaslee, Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources and Administrative Services Officer for UPMC.
Episode #20: Winning with People | Relationships | Leadership
May 21, 2013 • 31 min
In this episode, Doug teaches you how to connect and relate with people.
Episode #19: Ed Glover, Founder of Urban Impact | Leadership | Ministry
May 1, 2013 • 35 min
This month I sat down and interviewed Ed Glover, founder of Urban Impact. We talked about ministry, leadership, and how to make an impact in the inner city.
Episode #18: Don Belt, CIO of Hefren Tillotson | Leadership | Finances | Money
Apr 1, 2013 • 32 min
This month I interviewed the Chief Investment Officer of Hefren Tillotson, Don Belt. We talked leadership, finances, and more! Get ready to take some serious notes!
Episode #17: Dave Profozich, SVP at Oracle | Leadership | Business
Mar 1, 2013 • 37 min
This month I sat down with Dave Profozich, who is the Group Vice President, Security Software at Oracle Corporation. We talked about personal leadership, organizational leadership, sales, and more. Get your pen and paper out and get ready to take a ton…
Episode #16: Kent Chevalier, Campus Pastor at North Way Community Church | Leadership | Ministry
Feb 6, 2013 • 51 min
In this month’s podcast, I sat down with the Pastor of Northway Christian Community’s Wexford Campus, Kent Chevalier. We talked about leadership and discipleship. If you’re a follower of Christ, a Christian leader, or a pastor, this one is for you!
Episode #15: Goal Setting: How to Make 2013 Your Best Year Ever | Leadership | Business
Jan 21, 2013 • 29 min
In this episode, Doug walks you through his system for setting and achieving goals.
Episode #14: Lisa Slayton, CEO of the Pittsburgh Leadership Foundation | Business | Ministry
Jan 14, 2013 • 45 min
In this month’s podcast, I sat down and interviewed Interim CEO and President of Serving Leaders, Lisa Slayton. We talked about leadership, personal growth and development, organizational leadership, and advice for next generation leaders.
Episode #13: My Year End Review Process | Leadership | Business | Entrepreneurship
Dec 13, 2012 • 20 min
In this podcast, Doug shares his year end review process with you. John Maxwell says that, “Experience isn’t the best teacher, evaluated experience is.” You need to have a process in your life to evaluate your life. A year end review could dramatically…
Episode #12: John Henne, Owner of Henne Jewelers | Leadership | Entrepreneurship
Nov 20, 2012 • 30 min
This month Doug sits down with John Henne. John Henne is currently President and co-owner of Henne Jewelers in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. John has managed the family business since 1998, overseeing all aspects of the operation including diamond procureme…
Episode #11: Larry Black, Director of Sales for DIebold | Sales | Leadership | Business
Oct 16, 2012 • 59 min
In this episode, Doug interviews Larry Black. Larry is the Director of Security Sales for the Northeastern United States for Diebold where he is responsible for all security solutions and sales in the Northeastern United States He started working for D…
Episode #10: Tony Quatrini, Director of Marketing for the Pittsburgh Steelers
Aug 1, 2012 • 35 min
This month I had the opportunity to sit down with Tony Quatrini. Tony was named Pittsburgh Steelers Director of Marketing in March 2000. He is responsible for all marketing, broadcasting and sales efforts for both the Steelers and Heinz Field. Previo…
Episode #9: John Stahl-Wert, President of the Pittsburgh Leadership Foundation | Leadership
Jul 3, 2012 • 40 min
This month I had the opportunity to sit down with John Stahl-Wert. John is President and CEO of Pittsburgh Leadership Foundation/Serving Leaders, Founder of The Ship Company and Author of The Serving Leader . He teaches in the graduate leadership prog…
Episode #8: Luke Skurman, CEO of NICHE | Leadership | Business | Entrepreneurship
Jun 4, 2012 • 41 min
In this episode I had the honor of sitting down with Luke Skurman, CEO of College Prowler. We talked about entrepreneurship, networking, leadership, money, family, and more. This podcast is well worth taking the time to listen to. Get a pen and paper r…
Episode #7: Len Petrancosta, Former President and CEO of Sysco Food Services | Leadership | Business
Apr 30, 2012 • 45 min
In this episode, I interviewed Len Petrancosta, former President and CEO of Sysco Food Services of Pittsburgh, LLC office. We talked about personal and organizational leadership, faith, family, legacy, and more. This one of my favorite interviews to da…
Episode #6: Personal Growth: A Decision You Must Make | Leadership | Business
Apr 4, 2012 • 23 min
This is a message Doug spoke at the Pittsburgh Service Summit at Carlow University on April 4th, 2012. In this message, Doug focuses on the decision to have a plan for personal growth! Personal growth isn’t an option for leaders. Listen to this to lear…
Episode #5: Chaz Kellem, Manager of Diversity for the Pittsburgh Pirates | Leadership | Business
Mar 30, 2012 • 27 min
This month, Doug sat down with Chaz Kellem. Chaz Kellem is the Manager of Diversity Initiatives with the Pittsburgh Pirates, he leads by example to help the community and region in making Pittsburgh a better place to live and work. Chaz was diagnosed …
Episode #4: Penny Semaia, Director of Student Life at the University of Pittsburgh
Mar 6, 2012 • 32 min
In this episode I interview Assistant Athletic Director of Student Life at the University of Pittsburgh, Penny Semaia. Penny shares about his life, his experience as an athlete at Pitt, his experiencing leading the Student Life program at Pitt, and how…
Episode #3: Josh Dziabiak, CEO and Co-Founder of Showclix
Feb 9, 2012 • 30 min
In this interview, Doug sits down with Showclix CEO and Co-Founder Josh Dziabiak, to talk about Show Clix, leadership, entrepreneurship, teamwork, and culture. Josh Dziabiak is the Co-Founder and CEO of Showclix, a full-service online ticketing company…
Episode #2: Interview with Mike Steidel, Director of Admission at Carnegie Mellon University
Jan 15, 2012 • 33 min
Mike Steidel is the Director of Admission for Carnegie Mellon University, where he has worked for 34 years. In part 2 of this interview, Doug sits down with Mike and asks him about his leadership in the workplace.
Interview with Mike Steidel, Director of Admission at Carnegie Mellon University
Jan 14, 2012 • 27 min
In part 1 of this podcast, Doug sits down with Mike and asks him about his leadership both in his personal life and at home.