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The Good Leadership Podcast
5/22/2024 | 22 min
Dr. Michael Woodward is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Executive Coaching at New York University (NYU) where he leads the Master of Science program in Executive Coaching and Organizational Consulting. As a consultant and professional coach, Dr. Woody works with both private and corporate clients on building management and leadership capacity.
5/20/2024 | 26 min
Dr. Michael Woodward is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Executive Coaching at New York University (NYU) where he leads the Master of Science program in Executive Coaching and Organizational Consulting. As a consultant and professional coach, Dr. Woody works with both private and corporate clients on building management and leadership capacity.
5/15/2024 | 24 min
Karin Hurt and David Dye help human-centered leaders find clarity in uncertainty, drive innovation, and achieve breakthrough results. They're the CEO and President of Let's Grow Leaders, a global leadership development firm known for practical tools and leadership development that stick, and the authors of several award winning books.
5/13/2024 | 30 min
Karin Hurt and David Dye help human-centered leaders find clarity in uncertainty, drive innovation, and achieve breakthrough results. They're the CEO and President of Let's Grow Leaders, a global leadership development firm known for practical tools and leadership development that stick, and the authors of several award winning books.
5/6/2024 | 28 min
Dr. Kristen Lee is a recognized, award-winning clinician, author and Behavioral Science professor from Boston with more than twenty years in the field. Her work has been featured on NPR and CBS radio. Dr. Lee has a robust platform—she speaks across the U.S. and around the globe with business leaders, educators, physical and mental health professionals and general audiences.
5/1/2024 | 27 min
Will Baggett is an award-winning major events professional, former strength coach, and dynamic speaker. Will has also helped produce events such as the Super Bowl, Final Four and a host of college football bowl games.
4/29/2024 | 24 min
Will Baggett is an award-winning major events professional, former strength coach, and dynamic speaker. Will has also helped produce events such as the Super Bowl, Final Four and a host of college football bowl games.
4/22/2024 | 26 min
Dr. Paul J. Zak is a Professor at Claremont Graduate University and is in the top 0.3% of most cited scientists. Paul's two decades of research have taken him from the Pentagon to Fortune 50 boardrooms to the rainforest of Papua New Guinea.
4/16/2024 | 19 min
Britt Andreatta is an internationally recognized thought leader who creates science-based solutions for today's challenges. Britt is the CEO of Brain Aware Training and former Chief Learning Officer for Lynda.com (now LinkedIn Learning).
4/15/2024 | 29 min
Britt Andreatta is an internationally recognized thought leader who creates science-based solutions for today's challenges. Britt is the CEO of Brain Aware Training and former Chief Learning Officer for Lynda.com (now LinkedIn Learning).
4/10/2024 | 27 min
Brenda Bailey-Hughes is an award-winning faculty member at the Kelley School of Business where she teaches business communication and leadership courses. Prior to joining the Kelley School, Brenda spent nearly a decade in human resources specializing in managerial training, mediation, and organizational development.
4/8/2024 | 22 min
Brenda Bailey-Hughes is an award-winning faculty member at the Kelley School of Business where she teaches business communication and leadership courses. Prior to joining the Kelley School, Brenda spent nearly a decade in human resources specializing in managerial training, mediation, and organizational development.
4/3/2024 | 26 min
Jason D. Patent, Ph.D. (he/him), is founder and principal at JP Global Lead LLC and co-founder of BridgeLabs. A fluent speaker of Mandarin Chinese, he is an organizational leader, consultant, author, thought leader, instructor, and workshop facilitator in the fields of global leadership and global diversity, equity, and inclusion. For seven years he was Director of the Robertson Center for Intercultural Leadership at U.C. Berkeley's International House.
4/1/2024 | 22 min
Jason D. Patent, Ph.D. (he/him), is founder and principal at JP Global Lead LLC and co-founder of BridgeLabs. A fluent speaker of Mandarin Chinese, he is an organizational leader, consultant, author, thought leader, instructor, and workshop facilitator in the fields of global leadership and global diversity, equity, and inclusion. For seven years he was Director of the Robertson Center for Intercultural Leadership at U.C. Berkeley's International House.
3/27/2024 | 34 min
May Busch is an international executive and career coach, speaker, facilitator, and the author of Accelerate: 9 Capabilities to Achieve Success at Any Career Stage. She is passionate about helping people thrive at work and reach their full potential. She is Senior Advisor and Executive in Residence in the Office of the President, and Professor of Practice at W.P. Carey School of Business, at ASU.
3/25/2024 | 24 min
May Busch is an international executive and career coach, speaker, facilitator, and the author of Accelerate: 9 Capabilities to Achieve Success at Any Career Stage. She is passionate about helping people thrive at work and reach their full potential. She is Senior Advisor and Executive in Residence in the Office of the President, and Professor of Practice at W.P. Carey School of Business, at ASU.
3/18/2024 | 29 min
Dr. Kristen Lee is a recognized, award-winning clinician, author and Behavioral Science professor from Boston with more than twenty years in the field. Her work has been featured on NPR and CBS radio. Dr. Lee has a robust platform—she speaks across the U.S. and around the globe with business leaders, educators, physical and mental health professionals and general audiences.
3/13/2024 | 29 min
Dan Ariely is the bestselling author of Predictably Irrational, The Upside of Irrationality, and The (Honest) Truth About Dishonesty. He is the James B. Duke Professor of Psychology and Behavioral Economics at Duke University and is the founder of the Center for Advanced Hindsight.
3/11/2024 | 28 min
Dan Ariely is the bestselling author of Predictably Irrational, The Upside of Irrationality, and The (Honest) Truth About Dishonesty. He is the James B. Duke Professor of Psychology and Behavioral Economics at Duke University and is the founder of the Center for Advanced Hindsight.
3/6/2024 | 30 min
Stephen Young is a former Senior Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer at JPMorgan Chase. Steve has been a featured speaker at business conferences worldwide.
3/4/2024 | 21 min
Stephen Young is a former Senior Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer at JPMorgan Chase. Steve has been a featured speaker at business conferences worldwide.
2/28/2024 | 32 min
Park Howell is called The World's Most Industrious Storyteller helping businesses grow by as much as 600% using his three proven storytelling frameworks.
2/26/2024 | 27 min
Park Howell is called The World's Most Industrious Storyteller helping businesses grow by as much as 600% using his three proven storytelling frameworks.
2/21/2024 | 26 min
According to Forbes.com, Alice Heiman is among the world's leading experts on the complex sale. Heiman and her team incorporate the newest research and best practices to provide sales programs that generate immediate and sustainable results profitably.
2/19/2024 | 24 min
According to Forbes.com, Alice Heiman is among the world's leading experts on the complex sale. Heiman and her team incorporate the newest research and best practices to provide sales programs that generate immediate and sustainable results profitably.
2/14/2024 | 31 min
Matt Abrahams is a passionate, collaborative and innovative educator, author, podcast host, and coach. He is the Larsen Lam Family Lecturer in Organizational Behavior at Stanford University's Graduate School of Business where he teaches two very popular classes in Strategic Communication and Effective Virtual Presenting.
2/12/2024 | 23 min
Matt Abrahams is a passionate, collaborative and innovative educator, author, podcast host, and coach. He is the Larsen Lam Family Lecturer in Organizational Behavior at Stanford University's Graduate School of Business where he teaches two very popular classes in Strategic Communication and Effective Virtual Presenting.
2/7/2024 | 25 min
With an extensive background in education, service, leadership development, and philosophy, Andrew is devoted to empowering other leaders. His exceptional skill in program design has played a pivotal role in creating impactful changes in organizations, helping Leaders Atlas scale to new heights.
1/31/2024 | 47 min
Dan Pontefract is a renowned leadership strategist, author, and keynote speaker with over two decades of experience in senior executive roles at companies such as SAP, TELUS, and Business Objects.
1/24/2024 | 42 min
Jen Shirkani is a nationally recognized expert on emotional intelligence and a featured speaker at national and state conferences, universities, government agencies, and at business organizations around the world.
1/17/2024 | 47 min
Kathy Caprino, M.A. is an internationally recognized executive and leadership coach, writer, TEDx and organizational speaker and educator dedicated to the advancement of women in business.
1/10/2024 | 46 min
Michelle Brody, PhD, is a clinical psychologist and executive coach who brings 25 years of experience to the challenging problem of interactional conflict. Dr. Brody has worked with global teams, complicated couple conflicts, and polarized communities, and has deep expertise in unlocking stuck dynamics.
1/3/2024 | 50 min
Alex Brueckmann is the founder and CEO of Brueckmann Executive Consulting based in Vancouver, Canada. As a strategy facilitator, speaker, and author, he helps businesses reach unmatched levels of alignment, performance, and results. Alex has impacted thousands of business leaders worldwide, ranging from start-ups to Fortune 50 companies.
12/27/2023 | 35 min
John Miller was born in 1958 in Ithaca, N.Y. His dad, Jimmy Miller, was the Cornell University wrestling coach and a small-town pastor. This is probably why John finds it so natural to coach and teach!
12/20/2023 | 49 min
Scott Osman is the cofounder and CEO of 100 Coaches, a company that offers services and opportunities that amplify the collective impact of its members. He has over six years of experience in preparing, developing, and energizing inspired leaders for the future, as a certified executive coach and a member of the Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholder Centered Coaching network.
12/13/2023 | 49 min
One of the world's leading business thinkers, David Burkus' forward-thinking ideas and bestselling books are helping leaders and teams do their best work ever.
12/6/2023 | 52 min
As a business psychologist, Dr. Sharon Melnick is a leading authority helping business professionals move to the next level and have success under stress. Her methods are informed by ten years of research at Harvard Medical School, sharpened by training in cutting edge stress resilience techniques, and field tested by over 7500 clients and training participants.
11/29/2023 | 52 min
Paul J. Zak is a professor at Claremont Graduate University and is ranked in the top 0.3% of most cited scientists with over 180 published papers and more than 19,000 citations to his research.
11/22/2023 | 58 min
Haydn Shaw has researched and helped clients regarding generational differences for over twenty years. He is author Sticking Points: How to Get 4 Generations Working Together in the 12 Places They Come Apart and FranklinCovey's bestselling workshops Leading Across Generations and Working Across Generations.
11/15/2023 | 40 min
Todd Henry positions himself as an "arms dealer for the creative revolution", he teaches leaders and organizations how to establish practices that lead to everyday brilliance.
11/8/2023 | 44 min
Karin Hurt and David Dye help human-centered leaders find clarity in uncertainty, drive innovation, and achieve breakthrough results.
11/1/2023 | 55 min
Dr. Britt Andreatta is an internationally recognized thought leader who uses her background in leadership, neuroscience, psychology, and education to create science-based solutions for today's workplace challenges.
10/25/2023 | 58 min
John L. Gronski, Major General (U.S. Army Retired) is the founder and CEO of Leader Grove LLC, a keynote speaker, leadership seminar facilitator, executive coach, and author. John also serves as a leadership fellow for the Association of the United States Army.
10/16/2023 | 34 min
Join me for this special episode as we journey back through our first 100 episodes of The Good Leadership Podcast and provide a curated collection of some of the most profound insights, tools, and techniques shared by our esteemed guests. My unwavering mission is to equip you, our listeners, with actionable and tangible strategies that you find valuable and can use right away. Use the hashtag #100goodleadership on social media to share your thoughts and feedback with us!
10/9/2023 | 49 min
Robert Glazer is the Founder and Chairman of the Board of global partner marketing agency, Acceleration Partners. A serial entrepreneur, award-winning executive, bestselling author and keynote speaker, Bob has a passion for helping individuals and organizations build their capacity and elevate their performance.
10/2/2023 | 57 min
Dr. Louise Kelly is a Professor of Management and Leadership at the University of La Verne. She is a nationally recognized expert on strategy and leadership and has a passion for helping people and organizations unleash their management, leadership, and innovation potential.
9/28/2023 | 38 min
Dr. Andrew Shatte is the founder and President of Phoenix Life Academy. He is a fellow with the Brookings Institution where he facilitates programs for high-level audiences from the Department of Defense, Homeland Security, the IRS, NASA, the CIA, and all branches of the military.
9/25/2023 | 39 min
Dr. Andrew Shatte is the founder and President of Phoenix Life Academy. He is a fellow with the Brookings Institution where he facilitates programs for high-level audiences from the Department of Defense, Homeland Security, the IRS, NASA, the CIA, and all branches of the military.
9/18/2023 | 56 min
Sally Helgesen, cited in Forbes as the world's premier expert on women's leadership, is an internationally best-selling author, speaker and leadership coach. She has been named by Thinker's 50 as one of the world's top 20 coaches and ranked number 6 among the world's thought leaders by Global Gurus. Sally's most recent book, How Women Rise, co-authored with legendary executive coach Marshall Goldsmith, examines the behaviors most likely to get in the way of successful women.
9/11/2023 | 57 min
Brent Gleeson is a Navy SEAL combat veteran, award-winning entrepreneur, best-selling author, and acclaimed speaker on topics ranging from leadership and building high performance teams to culture, resilience, and organizational transformation.
9/4/2023 | 28 min
Ed Frauenheim is about reinventing masculinity, organizations and society. And about connecting the dots among the three for a more soulful world. He is an author, speaker, coach and consultant. His writing has appeared in publications including USA Today, Harvard Business Review and Fortune. Ed previously served as director of research and content at Great Place to Work, the advisory firm that produces the annual Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For list.
8/28/2023 | 41 min
Dr. Heidi Hanna is the Chief Energy Officer of Synergy Brain Fitness, a company providing brain-based health and performance programs to individuals and organizations, an instructor at Harvard Extension, and a Fellow and Advisory Board Member for the American Institute of Stress. She is a New York Times bestselling author who has written seven books, including The Sharp Solution, Stressaholic, Recharge and What's So Funny About Stress?
8/21/2023 | 32 min
Dr. Jeanne Porter King is an author, business leader, inspirational teacher and speaker, ministry leader, and board-certified coach. She brings her engaging style to audiences and draws on her faith and experiences in the marketplace and ministry to help her audiences connect to their purpose, authentic identity, and the power of leading from within. Dr. Jeanne shares inspiring messages that are both informative and transformative.
8/13/2023 | 34 min
Dr. Barbara A. Trautlein is the author of the best-selling book Change Intelligence: Use the Power of CQ to Lead Change that Sticks and originator of the CQ System for Developing Change Intelligent Leaders and Organizations.
8/7/2023 | 46 min
Michael Bungay Stanier is at the forefront of shaping how organizations around the world make being coach-like an essential leadership competency. His book The Coaching Habit "unweirds coaching". It is the best-selling coaching book of this century, with over a million copies sold and more than ten thousand five-star reviews on Amazon. In 2019, he was named the #1 thought leader in coaching. Michael was the first Canadian Coach of the Year, has been named a Global Coaching Guru since 2014, and was a Rhodes Scholar.
7/31/2023 | 39 min
Crystal Kadakia is a valued organization transformation consultant, two-time TEDx speaker, and author. She has taught interactive programs around the world, challenging audiences to expand their worldviews and leverage the possibilities of those ideas that are different and new for a wide range of workplace topics.
7/24/2023 | 58 min
William Arruda is an entrepreneur, speaker, and the world's leading authority on the topic of personal branding. He's the bestselling author of the definitive books on the topic: Digital YOU, Career Distinction, and Ditch. Dare. Do! He has delivered presentations to many of the world's most revered brands including American Express, BP, Google, Gucci, LinkedIn, Microsoft, and Target. As a personal branding pioneer, he has been credited with turning the concept of personal branding into a global industry.
7/13/2023 | 56 min
Todd Henry positions himself as an "arms dealer for the creative revolution", he teaches leaders and organizations how to establish practices that lead to everyday brilliance. He is the author of six books (The Accidental Creative, Die Empty, Louder Than Words, Herding Tigers, The Motivation Code, Daily Creative) which have been translated into more than a dozen languages, and he speaks and consults across dozens of industries on creativity, leadership, and passion for work.
7/10/2023 | 54 min
Dr. Richard Brinkman is the developer of Conscious Communication© and shares human behavior insights and content-rich communication strategies, which helps organizations improve leadership performance and apply principles of Conscious Communication® to improve their bottom-line results. This effective approach to communication has been delivered to millions of people through keynotes and training, radio, television, print interviews, and numerous award-winning books, videos, and audio programs.
7/6/2023 | 16 min
Jana Myers is the Director of Talent Management and Organizational Effectiveness at H&R Block and Kim Iorns is the Director of Talent and Learning at H&R Block. H&R Block and IMS have been partners since 2015 and continue to have a successful partnership working together.
7/3/2023 | 29 min
Dr. Pearl Sumathi is an Assistant Professor of Practice for the Department of Management in the Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University. Pearl is an award-winning designer and leader of learning and development with close to 25 years of corporate experience in human resources. She is passionate about designing and delivering mid and senior level leadership development programs, consulting with organizations on reskilling and preparing the workforce of the future.
6/26/2023 | 44 min
With a natural ability to engage and empower others, Ty draws on his experience in the trenches to share real and tangible techniques about the principles of leadership that continue to create his success. He has been featured as one of the Top 40 Under 40 and is a young fresh voice providing interactive presentations that are engaging, dynamic and inspiring.
6/22/2023 | 20 min
Merideth Seymour MA, MA, CPTD, SLE is a passionate performance improvement consultant who provides leadership and behavioral learning solutions driving partnership, ownership and engagement for the leaders to which they are delivered. Merideth is sought out by geographically dispersed teams to deepen trust, close skill gaps and improve team and organizational performance.
6/19/2023 | 33 min
Dr. Clinton Longenecker is a thought leader in rapid performance improvement, and has published over 180 journal articles in America's top academic and professional journals. He is also the author of two best-selling books, including Getting Results: Five Absolutes for High Performance and The Two-Minute Drill: Lessons for Rapid Organizational Improvement from America's Greatest Game. Dr. Longenecker has helped transform the talents of thousands of business leaders in some of America's best companies from coast-to-coast.
6/12/2023 | 38 min
Marc is a trusted advisor to top teams at the world's largest and most complex organizations. His clients include the premier brands across tech, bio-pharma and pharma, consumer products, transportation, manufacturing and more. As the founder and President of the Talent Strategy Group, he leads the firm's global consulting, education and publishing businesses.
6/5/2023 | 25 min
Dr. Jason Womack is an Instructor of Leadership Studies at a Military University and author of the best-selling books Get Momentum and Your Best Just Got Better. teaches practical solutions to the everyday workflow that will free you up to focus on your bigger leadership goals and projects. He provides practical methods to maximize tools, systems, and processes to achieve quality work/life balance.
5/29/2023 | 44 min
Dr. Michael Roberto is the Trustee Professor of Management at Bryant University in Smithfield, RI. He joined the tenured faculty at Bryant after serving for six years on the faculty at Harvard Business School. He has also has been a Visiting Associate Professor of Management at New York University's Stern School of Business. His research focuses on decision making, teamwork, and leadership.
5/22/2023 | 31 min
BJ Fogg, PhD, founded the Behavior Design Lab at Stanford University. In addition to his research, Fogg teaches industry innovators how human behavior really works. Based on 20 years of research and Fogg's experience coaching more than 40,000 people, his NYT best-selling book, Tiny Habits, cracks the code of habit formation and is full of proven ways to transform your life.
5/15/2023 | 39 min
Dr. Ruth Gotian is the Chief Learning Officer and Assistant Professor of Education in Anesthesiology and former Assistant Dean of Mentoring and Executive Director of the Mentoring Academy at Weill Cornell Medicine. She has been hailed by the journal Nature and Columbia University as an expert in mentoring and leadership development and is currently a contributor to Forbes and Psychology Today where she writes about Optimizing Success.
5/9/2023 | 36 min
As a speaker and author, Ann prepares people to execute powerfully in ever-changing environments. From keynotes to executive retreats, Ann influences audiences with her experiences and her 25 years of leadership. She is the author of four books: Ambition on a Mission (2007), Moxie for Managers (2011), Why Mentoring Matters (2013), and The Joy of Mentoring (2015). They have become popular books for companies that are committed to creating strong leaders and strong cultures in this fiercely competitive marketplace.
5/1/2023 | 38 min
Patrick Donadio is an executive coach and author of "Communicating with IMPACT". He has coached two generations of leaders and their organizations to use his IMPACT process to communicate with clarity, lead more effectively, present with power, and improve results. For the past 30 years, Patrick has empowered audiences nationally and internationally. He has trained thousands of people, in a vast array of industries, from Fortune 100 companies to associations and governmental organizations.
4/25/2023 | 34 min
John Baldoni is an internationally-recognized keynote speaker and author of 16 books that have been translated into ten languages. Thinkers 360 named John its No. 1 Thought Leader in Coaching in 2023 and a Top 10 Thought Leader for both Leadership and Management in 2022.
4/17/2023 | 41 min
Dr. Heidi Hanna is the Chief Energy Officer of Synergy Brain Fitness, a company providing brain-based health and performance programs to individuals and organizations, an instructor at Harvard Extension, and a Fellow and Advisory Board Member for the American Institute of Stress. She is a New York Times bestselling author who has written seven books, including The Sharp Solution, Stressaholic, Recharge and What's So Funny About Stress?
4/10/2023 | 26 min
Chester Elton is a #1 New York Times Bestselling Business Author, Organizational Culture, Employee Engagement and Leadership Expert. One of today's most influential voices in workplace trends, Elton has spent two decades helping clients engage their employees to execute on strategy, vision, and values.
4/3/2023 | 36 min
Sydney Finkelstein is the Steven Roth Professor of Management at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. He holds degrees from Concordia University (Montreal), the London School of Economics and a Ph.D. from Columbia University.
3/27/2023 | 39 min
Don Brown dedicates his career to 'helping people with people' in leadership, sales, and customer service. He has written and co-authored several books including Bring Out the Best in Every Employee - How to Engage Your Whole Team by Making Every Leadership Moment Count.
3/20/2023 | 29 min
Dr. Jason Womack is an Instructor of Leadership Studies at a Military University and author of the best-selling books Get Momentum and Your Best Just Got Better. He teaches practical solutions to the everyday workflow that will free you up to focus on your bigger leadership goals and projects. He provides practical methods to maximize tools, systems, and processes to achieve quality work/life balance.
3/13/2023 | 35 min
Dr. Richard Osibanjo is a leading expert on transformational Leadership and senior team performance. He is an author, executive coach and speaker. His work centers on helping senior leaders energize their organizations with bold, transformational strategies that unlock human potential and new market growth. In addition to his role as Director of SPTD Transformation and Chief of Staff at Intel, he is a trusted advisor to executive leaders at Intel Corporation.
3/6/2023 | 38 min
Dr. Jeanne Porter King is an author, business leader, inspirational teacher and speaker, ministry leader, and board-certified coach. She brings her engaging style to audiences and draws on her faith and experiences in the marketplace to help her audiences connect to their purpose, authentic identity, and the power of leading from within.
2/27/2023 | 37 min
Dr. Michael Woodward is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Executive Coaching at New York University (NYU) where he leads the Master of Science program in Executive Coaching and Organizational Consulting. As a consultant and professional coach, Dr. Woody works with both private and corporate clients on building management and leadership capacity.
2/20/2023 | 36 min
Dr. Jennifer B. Kahnwiler is a bestselling author and one of the top global leadership speakers on introverts in the workplace. Her pioneering books, The Introverted Leader, Quiet Influence, The Genius of Opposites, and Creating Introvert-Friendly Workplaces have been translated into 18 languages. Jennifer helps organizations harness the power of introverts. She has partnered with leading organizations like Amazon, Merck, Kimberly Clark, NASA, Bosch, and the US Centers for Disease Control.
2/13/2023 | 23 min
Dr. Robert Bies is the Professor of Management and Founder of the Executive Master's in Leadership degree program at Georgetown University. He has worked with Fortune 500 companies, as well as governmental agencies and non-profit organizations, on issues of leadership and change. Drawing on his consulting experiences and research, he focuses on three core leadership skills (building trust, storytelling, delivering bad news) and strategies for applying them.
2/6/2023 | 31 min
Paul McGee is one of the UK's leading speakers on the subject of change, workplace relationships and motivation. His book SUMO (Shut Up, Move On) became an instant best seller and his book on Self Confidence reached number one on the business book chart and remained there for a further 24 weeks.
1/30/2023 | 19 min
Jackson Nickerson has a long and distinguished career teaching, researching, consulting, administering, and entrepreneuring. Starting out as an assistant professor in 1996, he became the Frahm Family Professor of Organization and Strategy at Olin Business School, Washington University in St. Louis.
1/23/2023 | 32 min
Juliet Funt is the best selling author of A Minute to Think, which explains how to reclaim creativity, conquer busyness, and do great work. She is also a speaker and consultant. She has advised companies such as Spotify, National Geographic, Vans, Costco, Pepsi, Nike, Sephora, and ESPN.
1/16/2023 | 30 min
Dr. Jeanne Porter King is an author, business leader, inspirational teacher and speaker, ministry leader, and board-certified coach. She brings her engaging style to audiences and draws on her faith and experiences in the marketplace to help her audiences connect to their purpose, authentic identity, and the power of leading from within.
1/9/2023 | 28 min
BJ Fogg, PhD, founded the Behavior Design Lab at Stanford University. In addition to his research, Fogg teaches industry innovators how human behavior really works. Based on 20 years of research and Fogg's experience coaching more than 40,000 people, his NYT best-selling book, Tiny Habits, cracks the code of habit formation and is full of proven ways to transform your life.
1/2/2023 | 38 min
With a natural ability to engage and empower others, Ty draws on his experience in the trenches to share real and tangible techniques about the principles of leadership that continue to create his success. He has been featured as one of the Top 40 Under 40 and is a young fresh voice providing interactive presentations that are engaging, dynamic and inspiring.
12/29/2022 | 14 min
In this episode, we spoke with Robynne Sherrill, the Director of Talent Management at Sprouts Farmers Market. We chat about Robynne's work, her goals for leadership and development next year, and how Sprouts teams up with IMS to help develop their leaders.
12/26/2022 | 39 min
Dr. Rick Brandon has consulted, trained, and presented at hundreds of companies worldwide for 30 years. He authored the Wall Street Journal bestseller on ethical corporate power politics, Survival of the Savvy, which was called "the preeminent book on the competencies of organizational and political savvy".
12/19/2022 | 24 min
Dr. Robert Bies is the Professor of Management and Founder of the Executive Master's in Leadership degree program at Georgetown University. He has worked with Fortune 500 companies, as well as governmental agencies and non-profit organizations, on issues of leadership and change. Drawing on his consulting experiences and research, he focuses on three core leadership skills (building trust, storytelling, delivering bad news) and strategies for applying them.
12/12/2022 | 29 min
Chester Elton is a #1 New York Times Bestselling Business Author, Organizational Culture, Employee Engagement and Leadership Expert. One of today's most influential voices in workplace trends, Elton has spent two decades helping clients engage their employees to execute on strategy, vision, and values. In his provocative, inspiring, and always entertaining talks, Elton provides real solutions to leaders looking to build culture, drive innovation, and enhance wellness.
12/5/2022 | 33 min
Vijay Govindarajan, known as VG, is widely regarded as one of the world's leading experts on strategy and innovation. VG was the first Professor in Residence and Chief Innovation Consultant at General Electric. He worked with GE's CEO Jeff Immelt to write "How GE is Disrupting Itself", the Harvard Business Review (HBR) article that pioneered the concept of reverse innovation-any innovation that is adopted first in the developing world. HBR picked reverse innovation as one of the Great Moments in Management in the Last Century. In the latest Thinkers50 Rankings, he was ranked the #1 Indian Management Thinker.
11/28/2022 | 34 min
Dr. Julia Sloan, author of the definitive book, Learning to Think Strategically, (Best Business Book of the Year, Financial Times), is widely recognized for her pioneering work on the application of complex cognitive theory to everyday global strategic thinking practice.
11/21/2022 | 36 min
Sally Helgesen, cited in Forbes as the world's premier expert on women's leadership, is an internationally best-selling author, speaker and leadership coach. She has been named by Thinker's 50 as one of the world's top 20 coaches and ranked number 6 among the world's thought leaders by Global Gurus.
11/14/2022 | 26 min
Dr. Ellen Burts-Cooper has been featured in Time Magazine, Black Voices, Smart Business Magazine, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, and Crain's Cleveland Business. Ellen works across numerous industries, including manufacturing, healthcare, financial services, governmental agencies, not-for-profit, and small businesses. She is also on faculty at Case Western Reserve University in the Weatherhead Executive Education Program. Dr. Burts-Cooper is the author of the best-selling books aMAZEing Organizational Teams: Navigating 7 Critical Attributes for Cohesion, Productivity and Resilience and Canine Instinct: A Guide to Survival and Advancement in Corporate America.
11/7/2022 | 34 min
Peter Barron Stark is known as one of America's most dynamic negotiation speakers and authors. His consulting firm, Peter Barron Stark Companies, has attracted clients such as the Boston Red Sox, Electronic Arts, Coca-Cola, Jack-in-the-Box, Hewlett Packard, Phoenix Suns, Los Angeles Dodgers, Kaiser Permanente, Rady Children's Hospital San Diego, Sempra Energy, SONY, and Wells Fargo Bank. He has been published worldwide in over 500 articles and has written ten books including, The Only Negotiating Guide You'll Ever Need.
10/31/2022 | 39 min
Dr. Michael Roberto is the Trustee Professor of Management at Bryant University in Smithfield, RI. He joined the tenured faculty at Bryant after serving for six years on the faculty at Harvard Business School. He has also has been a Visiting Associate Professor of Management at New York University's Stern School of Business.
10/24/2022 | 24 min
Jackson Nickerson has a long and distinguished career teaching, researching, consulting, administering, and entrepreneuring. Starting out as an assistant professor in 1996, he became the Frahm Family Professor of Organization and Strategy at Olin Business School, Washington University in St. Louis.
10/17/2022 | 47 min
Dr. Debbye Turner Bell is a veterinarian, author, journalist, corporate trainer, minister, motivational speaker, wife, and mother. In August 2021, she also added bestselling author with the book, 'Courageous Faith: A Lifelong Pursuit of Faith Over Fear.' Since being crowned Miss America in 1990, Turner Bell has spoken to millions of students at countless schools, youth organizations and college campuses. She has addressed audiences in the corporate, academic, and community service arenas. Her topics include personal excellence, determination, goal setting and the importance of a solid education.
10/13/2022 | 20 min
Ryan Caldarone attended Johnson & Wales University and was hired by Amica Mutual Insurance Company in 2009. Ryan has been with Amica for 13 years and is now the Director of Talent Development. His achieved designations include SHRM-CP, Associate in Claims (AIC), Associate in General Insurance (AINS), Associate in Management (AIM), Associate in Personal Insurance (API).
10/10/2022 | 45 min
Linda Galindo is a former radio news personality, turned author, educator, and keynote speaker on the topic of personal and organizational accountability. Her management consulting firm specializes in accountability education to a wide variety of organizations and industries including healthcare, government, financial services, and non-profits. She is an expert in the field of leadership and accountability.
10/3/2022 | 31 min
Rebecca coaches C-level executives and other senior leaders across the globe. In addition to several venture-backed start-ups, her clients span multiple sectors, including technology, venture capital, private equity, financial services, law, consulting, consumer products, media, healthcare, biotech, education, and philanthropy. She is a regular contributor to Harvard Business Review and Forbes.com and is frequently quoted in the press on career and leadership issues.
9/26/2022 | 43 min
Dorie Clark has been named one of the Top 50 business thinkers in the world by Thinkers50, and was honored as the #1 Communication Coach in the world. She teaches executive education for Duke University's Fuqua School of Business and Columbia Business School. Clark is also the NYT best-selling author of The Long Game, Entrepreneurial You, Reinventing You, and Stand Out. Dorie Clark's Books and Website: https://dorieclark.com/books/
9/22/2022 | 20 min
Suresh Radhakrishnan is an HR strategic partner with Metropolitan Water District in Los Angeles. He has been with MWD for nearly 25 years in various capacities in its Organizational and Training departments along with being a senior adjunct faculty member with the University of Laverne in the College of Business.
9/19/2022 | 38 min
Dr. Beverly Kaye is recognized internationally as a professional dedicated to helping individuals, managers and organizations understand the practical "how-to" principles of employee development, engagement, and retention. Her books and learning materials have stood the test of time. Her groundbreaking career development, engagement, and mentoring programs have been implemented by such leading corporations as American Express, DaimlerChrysler, Hartford Life, Macy's, Marriott International, Microsoft, Sprint, Starbucks, and Xerox. Bev has spent years researching corporate strategies for developing, engaging, and retaining knowledge workers. Her book, Love 'Em or Lose 'Em: Getting Good People to Stay, (Berrett-Koehler, 3d Ed. 2005) co-authored with Sharon Jordan-Evans, has sold nearly a half-million copies in 20 languages and has reached Wall Street Journal and Amazon bestseller status.
9/12/2022 | 36 min
Dr. Andrew Shatté is the founder and President of Phoenix Life Academy. He is a fellow with the Brookings Institution where he facilitates programs for high-level audiences from the Department of Defense, Homeland Security, the IRS, NASA, the CIA, and all branches of the military. He served as adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Shatté has devoted his career to understanding the psychological aspects of motivation, leadership, and resilience and to developing programs to optimize human performance in a wide array of arenas - the workplace, in health, in academics, and in sport.
9/6/2022 | 48 min
Dr. Tim Ursiny has been a speaker and certified business coach since 1997, specializing in mental, emotional and behavioral change. His areas of expertise include personal transformation, the psychology of succession and building proactive mindsets and habits. He has extensive experience in the Financial Services industry. On the topics of coaching, conflict resolution, and confidence in the workplace. His book, The Coward's Guide to Conflict is in its fourth printing and has been translated into six foreign languages.
8/29/2022 | 21 min
Dr. Ellen Burts-Cooper has been featured in Time Magazine, Black Voices, Smart Business Magazine, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, and Crain's Cleveland Business. Ellen works across numerous industries, including manufacturing, healthcare, financial services, governmental agencies, not-for-profit, and small businesses. She is also on faculty at Case Western Reserve University in the Weatherhead Executive Education Program. Dr. Burts-Cooper is the author of the best-selling books "aMAZEing Organizational Teams: Navigating 7 Critical Attributes for Cohesion, Productivity and Resilience" and "Canine Instinct: A Guide to Survival and Advancement in Corporate America."
8/22/2022 | 38 min
Maura Thomas is an award-winning international speaker on individual and corporate productivity and work-life balance, and the most widely-cited authority on attention management. She is a TEDx Speaker, founder of Regain Your Time, author of six books, and was named a Top Leadership Speaker by Inc. Maura is also contributing expert to major business outlets including as a columnist for both Forbes and Harvard Business Review.
8/15/2022 | 43 min
Paul McGee is one of the UK's leading speakers on the subject of change, workplace relationships and motivation. His book SUMO (Shut Up, Move On) became an instant best seller and his book on Self Confidence reached number one on the business book chart and remained there for a further 24 weeks. Building on his background in psychology, Paul's aim is to deliver a practical, relevant message that can make an immediate impact on people's professional and personal lives. His approach is considered both inspirational and humorous as he seeks to deliver a memorable experience that equips people with insights and ideas to increase their personal effectiveness and impact.
8/8/2022 | 33 min
Margaret Morford has worked as an attorney, specializing in employment law and has been the Vice President of Human Resources for three large companies. She is often quoted as a business expert in newspapers and magazines across the country, including Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Chicago Tribune and USA Today. She is also the author of two best-selling business books, "Management Courage - Having the Heart of a Lion" and "The Hidden Language of Business - Workplace Politics, Power & Influence."
8/1/2022 | 35 min
Ann Herrmann-Nehdi is a thought leader and frequent keynote speaker about leadership and cognitive diversity in today's changing environment. Ann is Chief Thought Leader and Chairwoman of Herrmann International which publishes the Herrmann Brain Dominance Instrument ® (HBDI®) based on over 40 years of research on thinking and the brain. The research has been featured in the New York Times, Scientific American and the Harvard Business Review and is used by 9 out of 10 of Fortune 200 companies. Ann is the author of the Whole Brain Business Book and has reached over half a million people through her two engaging and popular TEdX talks.
7/25/2022 | 42 min
Colonel (Retired) Sean Hannah, Ph.D. who is A renowned leadership expert, has personal leadership experience in multiple combat and contingency operations. Dr. Hannah has published over 70 publications, is the Editor in Chief for the Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies, and serves on the editorial board of three other top academic journals while being a Professorship of Management at the Wake Forest University School of Business. Sean Hannah also recently ranked among the top 1% of the most impactful researchers in the most recent study of research scientists across the world.
7/18/2022 | 38 min
Dr. Iris Firstenberg is an Adjunct Professor of Psychology, UCLA and Adjunct Professor of Management at UCLA Anderson. She specializes in strategies for creative problem solving and innovative thinking. Her latest book, Extraordinary Outcomes: Shaping an Otherwise Unpredictable Future (John Wiley & Sons, 2014), provides a practical framework to help organizations navigate in a world of uncertainty.
7/11/2022 | 30 min
Dr. Graeme Codrington is an internationally recognized futurist, specializing in the future of work. He helps organizations understand the forces that will shape our lives in the next ten years, and how we can respond in order to confidently stay ahead of change. For the past two decades Graeme has worked with some of the world's most recognized brands, traveling to over 80 countries in total, and speaking to around 100,000 people every year. He is the author of 5 best-selling books, and on faculty at 5 top global business schools.
7/5/2022 | 37 min
Jeff Haden is a contributing editor for Inc. Magazine, articles read by approximately 3 million people per month. Speaker, ghostwriter, LinkedIn Influencer, author of the NYT bestselling The Motivation Myth: How High Achievers Really Set Themselves Up to Win. Prior to changing careers I worked in manufacturing for 20 years; worked my way up from entry-level shop floor to running a 1,000 employee manufacturing plant.
6/27/2022 | 38 min
Dr. John Austin is the P.D. Merrill Endowed Chair of Business. Prior to joining University of New England, Dr. Austin was a professor in the School of Leadership Studies at Fielding Graduate University. He has also worked as a Principal at Decision Strategies International and as a Management Professor at Penn State.
6/21/2022 | 47 min
Carole Cowperthwaite-O'Hagan has a passion for creating breakthrough strategies for her clients. Her special focus has been coaching skills, women's success, and work/life balance. She is especially gifted in the areas of persuasion, integrating work and life, and coaching skills in the workplace.
6/13/2022 | 45 min
Alisa Cohn was named the Top Startup Coach in the World by Thinkers50/Marshall Goldsmith Global Coaches and the #1 Global Guru for Startups in 2021. A sought-after speaker, she has been named by Inc. magazine as one of the top 100 leadership speakers, and is a regular contributor to the Harvard Business Review and Forbes.
6/6/2022 | 45 min
Helene Segura is known for her thought-provoking, yet entertaining time management programs that teach practical productivity tools, Helene delivers an experience that resonates deeply and inspires change. She has been featured organizational expert in more than 150 media interviews and is the author of three books - two of which were Amazon best-sellers. Her latest book, The Inefficiency Assassin: Time Management Tactics for Working Smarter, Not Longer (New World Library), is the go-to time management resource for thousands of professionals around the world.
5/31/2022 | 61 min
Jeff Haden is a contributing editor for Inc. Magazine, articles read by approximately 3 million people per month. Speaker, ghostwriter, LinkedIn Influencer, author of the NYT bestselling The Motivation Myth: How High Achievers Really Set Themselves Up to Win. Prior to changing careers I worked in manufacturing for 20 years; worked my way up from entry-level shop floor to running a 1,000 employee manufacturing plant.
5/23/2022 | 38 min
Deborah Grayson Riegel has been teaching and coaching on communication and presentation skills for over three decades, across industries and around the world, including Fortune 50 companies, small but mighty start-ups, mission-driven nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and Ivy League academic institutions. She is a regular columnist on leadership and communication for Harvard Business Review Inc., Psychology Today, and is the author of several best-selling books.
5/18/2022 | 47 min
Dr. Michael Roberto is the Trustee Professor of Management at Bryant University in Smithfield, RI. He joined the tenured faculty at Bryant after serving for six years on the faculty at Harvard Business School. He has also has been a Visiting Associate Professor of Management at New York University's Stern School of Business.
5/11/2022 | 47 min
Lida Citroën is an award-winning personal branding and reputation management expert and author of several best-selling books including Control the Narrative: The Executive's Guide to Building, Pivoting and Repairing Your Reputation and Reputation 360: Creating Power Through Personal Branding.
5/4/2022 | 51 min
Dr. Richard Brinkman is the developer of Conscious Communication® and shares human behavior insights and content-rich communication strategies, which helps organizations improve leadership performance and apply principles of Conscious Communication® to improve their bottom-line results. This effective approach to communication has been delivered to millions of people through keynotes and training, radio, television, print interviews, and numerous award-winning books, videos, and audio programs.
4/27/2022 | 34 min
Dr. Rick Brandon has consulted, trained, and presented at hundreds of companies worldwide for 30 years. He authored the Wall Street Journal bestseller on ethical corporate power politics, Survival of the Savvy, which was called "the preeminent book on the competencies of organizational and political savvy".
4/20/2022 | 49 min
Dr. Kathy Pearson is a strategist, systems thinking expert, and authority in decision making. She is also an award-winning educator who works extensively with mid-to senior-level executives, including high potentials and executive teams. Kathy works closely with Executive Education groups including the Wharton School, Duke CE, Smith College, and the Institute for Management Studies, as well as directly with global organizations. Kathy teaches on a variety of topics including Critical Thinking, Strategic Agility, Change Management and Strategic Execution.
4/13/2022 | 33 min
Dr. Graeme Codrington is an internationally recognized futurist, specializing in the future of work. He helps organizations understand the forces that will shape our lives in the next ten years, and how we can respond in order to confidently stay ahead of change. For the past two decades Graeme has worked with some of the world's most recognized brands, traveling to over 80 countries in total, and speaking to around 100,000 people every year. He is the author of 5 best-selling books, and on faculty at 5 top global business schools.
4/6/2022 | 35 min
Eileen McDargh is an award-winning author, and an internationally recognized keynoter/trainer and executive coach. Her clients have ranged from global pharmaceuticals to educational institutions, from hospitals to the U.S. Armed Forces.
3/30/2022 | 42 min
Mike Robbins is the NYT best selling author of five books, including Bring Your Whole Self to Work, and, his latest, We're All in This Together. He's a sought-after speaker and consultant who delivers keynotes and seminars for some of the top organizations in the world. As an expert in teamwork, leadership, and emotional intelligence.
3/23/2022 | 26 min
Julie Winkle Giulioni is a champion for workplace growth and development and who helps executives and leaders optimize talent and potential within their organizations.
3/16/2022 | 28 min
Neil Staker has a Masters of Organizational Behavior degree from BYU and a quarter of a century of experience in organizational development. Neil is known for his clear, approachable, and interactive speaking style. He has taught communication skills to thousands of people including leaders from American Express, Symantec, Cerner, UMB Financial, and Monsanto.
3/9/2022 | 35 min
Brenda Bailey-Hughes is an award-winning faculty member at the Kelley School of Business where she teaches business communication and leadership courses. Prior to joining the Kelley School, Brenda spent nearly a decade in human resources specializing in managerial training, mediation, and organizational development. She is a sought-after speaker and coach who frequently presents at conferences on over a dozen topics including influence, powerful presentations, leadership through the lens of emotional intelligence, customer service, and change strategies for personal growth.
3/2/2022 | 37 min
Jake Jacobs is an award-winning author, consultant and founder of Jake Jacobs Consulting, a global consulting firm that enables you to achieve results from change work faster, easier and better than you imagined possible. Over the past 35 years Jake has worked in 61 industries, from high tech to manufacturing to hospitality to entertainment to financial services. During that time, he's consulted to 96 organizations, from Fortune 50 companies to New York City, national non-profits and the U.S. Army and Navy.
2/23/2022 | 35 min
Park Howell is known as The World's Most Industrious Storyteller helping leaders of purpose-driven brands grow. His 35 years in brand creation includes 20 years running his own ad agency. He is also the founder of the Business of Story, a proven platform based on his 10-step Story Cycle System™ to clarify your story, amplify your impact and simplify your life.
2/16/2022 | 26 min
Dr. Daren Martin advises, speaks, and writes books on Company Culture, Employee Engagement, Sales, Leadership, Customer Experience and more. His bestselling book, A Company of Owners has sparked positive change at companies around the world and has been called "Best book I have read since Good to Great". Other titles include, Whiteboard: Business Models That Inspire Action, Unbeach Your Company: Learning to Swim in the New Ocean and The Sink: Radical Transformation with One Small Change.
2/11/2022 | 35 min
Stacey is author of two books; Influence Redefined…Be the Leader You Were Meant to Be, Monday to Monday® and Yes You Can! Everything You Need to Know From A to Z to Influence Others To Take Action. Her books provide practical and immediate skills and techniques that have given thousands the ability to enhance their influence Monday to Monday®.
2/2/2022 | 35 min
Bob is a globally-praised consulting futurist, strategy advisor, and leadership educator. For the past 33 years he's helped organizations and leaders look ahead, plan flexibly, and take action on the future. Clients like Gillette, Berkshire Hathaway, ExxonMobil, , Hilton, the Federal Reserve and AT&T use his services to help understand uncertainty, anticipate coming events, make better decisions, and develop robust strategic plans.
1/26/2022 | 45 min
Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D. is the President of Kinsey Consulting Services, an international in-person and virtual keynote speaker for corporations, conferences, universities, and government agencies. Carol is a best-selling author of thirteen business books, including The Silent Language of Leaders: How Body Language Can Help - or Hurt - How You Lead and her newest, STAND OUT: How to Build your Leadership Presence.
1/5/2022 | 41 min
Dr. Hank Weisinger, who is a celebrated, influential, world renowned psychologist. A New York Times Bestselling author, he is a leading authority in the application of Emotional Intelligence and being one of the leading experts in the field of pressure management, which has been a focus area of study for him during last decade and the subject of his NY best-selling book, Performing Under Pressure.
12/28/2021 | 24 min
As a former Silicon Valley corporate attorney and a current entrepreneur, CEO, and manager, Ann knows people from many dynamics. Working alongside some of the best and brightest lawyers, entrepreneurs, VCs, and business owners, Ann incorporated companies, negotiated mergers, managed venture-backed financing's, and held the hands of many anxious CEOs… and loved it. She then started her own law firm representing over 75 entrepreneurs, grew it until her CEOs became friends, and then sold her firm to a larger firm that continues to represent entrepreneurs and start-ups nationwide.
12/16/2021 | 33 min
One of the world's leading business thinkers, David Burkus' forward-thinking ideas and bestselling books are helping leaders and teams do their best work ever. He is the bestselling author of four books about business and leadership. His books have won multiple awards and have been translated into dozens of languages. His insights on leadership and teamwork have been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Harvard Business Review, USAToday, to name but a few. Since 2017, Burkus has been ranked as one of the world's top business thought leaders by Thinkers50. As a sought-after international speaker, his TED Talk has been viewed over 2 million times. He's worked with leaders from organizations across all industries including Google, Stryker, Fidelity, Viacom, and even the US Naval Academy. In this conversation we focus on Clint's research into high performance leadership, what we can learn from it, and how to apply it in your life and career.
12/8/2021 | 29 min
Dr. Clint Longenecker, an award-winning educator, is one of "America's leaders in creating high performance leaders and organizations" and is a Distinguished University Professor and the Director of The Center for Leadership and Organizational Excellence in The College of Business and Innovation at The University of Toledo. His teaching, research and consulting interests are in high performance leadership and creating great organizations. He has been the recipient of over 60 outstanding teaching, service and research awards and numerous industry awards including the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year, Toastmasters International Leadership Award, The Jefferson Award for Outstanding Public Service, and numerous "Best Professor" recognitions. In addition, he has also been recently recognized by The Economist as one of the Top Fifteen Business Professors in the World.


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