“Having a difficult mission is so important for a leader”
In season 20 episode 6 we are joined by Rick Smith. He is the CEO of Axon which develops technology and weapons products for law enforcement and civilians. He is also the author of a new book, "The End of Killing."
“We can either have comfort or growth but we can’t have both”
In season 20 episode 6 we are joined by Mike O'Connell. He is a former professional football player who now changes hearts and minds with his ministry and speaking.
“When you are doing something successful you can repeat things day after day.”
In season 20 episode 4, we are joined by Elvis Epps. He is the Principle at Lake Worth Community High School. He was recognized by the Central Florida YMCA as an outstanding Black Achiever for the volunteer community service with families and youth in the Central Florida area. He has been the special guest speaker on Oprah and Friends XM radio programs. He has been a guest panelist at the American Association for Colleges of Teacher Education in Washington, DC. He is the author of two books, "You Make the Difference: Educate, Motivate, Celebrate!" and "Teaching with Passion and Purpose."
“As I continue to be a student of the leadership, I have to continue to be real and lead with authenticity”
In season 20 episode 3, we are joined by Jay Shah. He is the CEO of Personal Capital a company who gives its customers a whole new way to understand, manage, and grow their money.
“We all have courage inside of us, we just have to find it. When we do that, we will unlock a version of us we can’t even imagine.”
In season 20 episode 2 we are joined by Dylan Slattery. He is a 2x cancer survivor, Podcast Host, Mental Health advocate, Performance Coach, and Mentor.
“If the people around you aren't ok with what you are willing to sacrifice to be great, it won’t last long.”
In season 20 episode 1, we are joined by Don Yaeger. He is an 11-time author, spent 25 years at Sports Illustrated, and is an accomplished professional speaker. You can learn more about his work and Journey to Greatness Course here.
“It’s hard for a lot of managers to lower themselves in relation to the team.”
In season 19 episode 8 we are joined by Sam Walker. He is a columnist for the Wall Street Journal and author of The Captain Class; which documented the greatest teams of all time and the captains behind them. You can follow more of Sam's work, www.bysamwalker.com and follow him on twitter @samwalkers.
“It’s a lot easier to come up with a great strategy when the mission is clear”
In season 19 episode 7, Sherri Kong interviews John Eades for a Ph.D. Project for Leadership Studies. Sherri is a Certified Executive Coach specializing in helping leaders reach their professional goals as well as improve their team's ability to collaborate and generate innovative solutions.
“If you are waiting around for your company to own your development, you are going to be disappointed because no one can own it for you.”
In season 19 episode 6 we are joined by Max Yoder. He is the CEO of Lessonly and author of the new book "Do Better Work."