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Giving a Voice to the Unsung Leader (feat. Dorie Clark)

Giving a Voice to the Unsung Leader (feat. Dorie Clark)

Leadership looks pretty nice for the Tim Cook and Warren Buffetts of the world. They’re widely recognized for their contributions, and by every account, they’ve attained success.     But what about the leaders who aren’t making headlines? What about the leaders...

The Value of Failure (feat. Omar Zenhom)

The Value of Failure (feat. Omar Zenhom)

As you rise through the ranks of leadership, experiencing setbacks and failure is inevitable. But as many successful leaders will share, what we often judge as failures are merely opportunities to grow and learn.   How you respond to the tests you face will make...

The Case for Strengths-Based Leadership (feat. David Rendall)

The Case for Strengths-Based Leadership (feat. David Rendall)

As leaders, it’s natural to strive for excellence.    If something is broken, you want to fix it. If you realize you need to grow in an area, you seek 360 feedback or professional development to hone your skills. But what if there’s more to the story?  ...

Are You Ready for the Fourth Industrial Revolution? (feat. Ben Lytle)

Are You Ready for the Fourth Industrial Revolution? (feat. Ben Lytle)

The next thirty years will bring advancements we can’t imagine.    From augmented reality and the metaverse to enhancements in technology and automation, the sky isn’t the limit anymore.    Whether we like it or not, the world continues to change. So how can...

The Power of Selfless Service (feat. Jonathan Keyser)

The Power of Selfless Service (feat. Jonathan Keyser)

When it comes to sales, most executives and entrepreneurs want instant gratification.    You don’t want the needle to move five or ten years from now, you want that ROI today. But what if slow progress leads to more growth in the long run?   What if being...

Is a 4-Day Workweek viable? (feat. Joe Sanok)

Is a 4-Day Workweek viable? (feat. Joe Sanok)

For most executives and entrepreneurs, the four-day workweek feels like a pipe dream.     When you’re working 50-60 hours a week, it’s hard to picture eliminating an entire workday. There's not enough time in the day to be successful. What about revenue? Employee...

Brain Optimization for Effective Leadership (feat. Lee Gerdes)

Brain Optimization for Effective Leadership (feat. Lee Gerdes)

Mental health and emotional wellbeing aren’t just buzzwords anymore.    Today, mental health is an essential component of the enlightened workplace.    Employees spend the majority of their time at work—whether at home, hybrid, or in the office. It stands to...

How Conscious Leaders Win the Game of Business (feat. Sophie McLean)

How Conscious Leaders Win the Game of Business (feat. Sophie McLean)

If business is a game, how do you play to win?   As a leader, it’s natural to put pressure on yourself to avoid losing at all costs. The stakes are high. Your business is your livelihood. You have investors and employees counting on you.   But the most...

Delegating everything but your zone of genius (feat. Cameron Herold)

Delegating everything but your zone of genius (feat. Cameron Herold)

The way we are taught to learn in school may make us poor delegators later on.   Schools often expect students to master all subjects. And if a student isn’t naturally gifted at that subject, they’re advised to put in even more time studying.   When these...

Creating change and a vision for your life (feat. Matt Brannagan)

Creating change and a vision for your life (feat. Matt Brannagan)

What would happen if you stepped away from your routine for a full week… to focus on crafting your future?    For some leaders, this might sound like a dream — but challenging. In our busy world, it’s a rarity to dedicate so much uninterrupted time to thinking...