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Episode 64: David Sears

David Sears served over 20 years as an officer in the Navy SEAL community. His leadership produced results in the most demanding environments, as he planned, led and executed hundreds of special operations missions. David led strategic efforts focused on solving major national security problems. He influenced decisions related to America’s National Security Policy and he has briefed the top members of of the US Department of Defense. Listen in as David shares superb leadership insights and advice!

Episode 63: Michael Timms

Michael Timms has dedicated his career to making leadership easier and to helping leaders and organizations reach their potential. As a leadership consultant, author, and speaker, he has taught thousands of people in leadership positions how to harness the principles of accountability to transform virtually every aspect of their operations. Michael shares excellent insights for leaders at every level!

Episode 62: Mark Herschberg

Mark Herschberg is the CTO of Averon. He is a cryptographer, university instructor, and championship ballroom dancer. He chairs the IEEE HTTPSI standards committee and serves on the board of TechieYouth.

Episode 61: Jason Selk

Jason Selk is the director of sport psychology for the St. Louis Cardinals. He is also the director and owner of Enhanced Performance Inc. He is one of the premier performance coaches in the United States, with dozens of professional athletes and Fortune 500 executives as his clients.

Episode 60: Evan Nierman

Evan Nierman is a top crisis PR expert whose work involves many of the biggest issues on the world stage. During the past two decades he has provided crisis management and strategic communications counsel to leading companies, high-profile business leaders, private individuals, government officials, and presidential candidates.

Episode 59: Julie Bartkus

Julie Bartkus is an internationally known speaker, author, consultant, mentor and coach, helping child care owners and directors create their positive, productive and profitable child care programs and businesses.

Episode 58: Dr. Lepora Fluornoy
Dr. Lepora has worked with leaders in North America, Europe, Central and South America helping leaders to align and drive strategic execution, as well as manage business and cultural transformations. Dr. Lepora also designs and delivers leadership development programs.

Episode 57: Mickey Addison

Colonel Mickey Addison, USAF(RETIRED) is a leadership speaker, blogger and author, and is a frequent contributor to military and business publications. Mickey is passionate about inspiring people to be their best and leading organizations to high levels of performance!

Episode 56: Jim Schleckser

Jim and his team at the Inc. CEO Project work with over 100 CEOs of high growth companies to identify and obliterate the things that stand between them and continued organizational success. He has over 30 years of leadership in business strategy, technology businesses, process improvement, organizational development, and he’s worked in and with many leading global organizations in both public and private environments. Listen in as Jim shares valuable leadership lessons!

Episode 55: Peter Winick

Peter Winick is the founder and CEO of Thought Leadership Leverage. For the past two decades he has helped individuals and organizations build and grow revenue streams through designing and growing their thought leadership platforms as well as acting as a guide and advisor for increasing business to business sales of thought leadership products. His clients include New York Times bestselling business book authors, members of the Speakers’ Hall of Fame, recipients of the Thinkers50 award, CEOs of public and privately held companies, and academics at prestigious institutions such as Yale, Wharton, Dartmouth, and London School of Business.

Episode 54: Dr. Martina Wagner

Dr. Martina Wagner is an author, coach, and an expert in Physical Intelligence. She is also the co-founder of ArtesHumanis, a personal and professional development firm based in Oakland, CA. With over 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry, Martina uses her extensive knowledge of workplace challenges and the revolutionary Physical Intelligence modality to help her clients achieve their personal and professional goals through attaining personal mastery.

Episode 53: David Marquet

David Marquet is a retired United States Navy captain and commander of an award-winning nuclear submarine. He is a sought-after keynote speaker and is the author of two bestselling books titled Turn the Ship Around and Leadership is Language. In this episode, David shares some of his insights and advice for leaders seeking to maximize their potential and that of their teams!

Episode 52: Rebecca Halstead

Becky Halstead, a retired US Army Brigadier General. She is the founder her own leader consultancy company, STEADFAST Leadership,and specializes in inspirational and motivational speaking, developing leader training programs, leader coaching and mentoring. Becky has provided hundreds of keynote speeches and leadership training to the corporate and academic sectors at both national and international engagements. In this episode, she shares sage advice for those seeking leadership excellence!

Episode 51: Marcel Schwantes

Marcel Schwantes is a speaker, executive coach, podcaster, and syndicated columnist drawing over a million readers per month worldwide to his thought-leadership. His powerful speeches teach the conditions necessary for creating caring human-centered workplaces that result in high-performing cultures. He is the host of the popular Love in Action podcast. This is an informative episode that will resonate with leaders at every level!

Episode 50: Shannon Polson

Shannon Huffman Polson served as an Army officer for nearly a decade, and she was one of the first women to fly the Apache helicopter. In addition to her military service, she spent five years leading and managing in the corporate sector. She is the author of The Grit Factor: Courage, Resilience, and Leadership in the Most Male-Dominated Organization in the World. As a dynamic, in-demand speaker, Shannon reaches thousands of people a year at major organizations on topics related to leadership, courage, resilience, and grit. Listen in as she shares her hard-won insights!

Episode 49: Maggie Craddock

Maggie Craddock is an executive coach with over 20 years of experience working with with Fortune 500 CEOs and senior management teams. She has been featured on CNBC, ABC News, National Public Radio and quoted in national publications including the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, the and the Chicago Tribune. She is the author of two best-selling books and has published numerous syndicated articles on the topic of leadership and personal development. If you're a student of leadership, you'll enjoy this interview!