In this episode, Kevin talks to his guest, Paul Marciano, about having difficult conversations with people in your life, whether at work or at home. Paul Marciano travels the world speaking on topics of leadership, culture, and retention and is the author of several books, including SuperTeams and the bestseller, Carrots and Sticks Don’t Work: Build a Culture of Employee Engagement with the Principles of Respect. His new book is Let's Talk About It: Turning Confrontation Into Collaboration.
Feb 25, 2021
Kevin reunites with his old friend, Meido Moore, who became a Zen monk and now lives in a monastery near Madison, Wisconsin. They discuss unconventional career choices, resiliency, life in a monastery, tips for better meditation, and more.
Feb 17, 2021
Jeff Lawson is co-founder and CEO of Silicon Valley-based Twilio, one of the world’s fastest growing technology companies. A lifelong software developer, Jeff founded Twilio in 2008 with the belief that empowering developers was key to unlocking innovation within nearly every kind of business. Millions of software developers and hundreds of thousands of companies use Twilio’s platform to add communications to the websites and apps you use daily.
Feb 10, 2021
Jack Curtis is a recently retired Naval Aviator and co-founder of End Speed Group. He brings more than 20 years of hands-on experience building and leading diverse and high performing teams in high-stress environments – culminating with his successful tour as the commanding officer of a half-billion-dollar EA-18 jet squadron. Jack’s writing has been published in Forbes, Strategy Bridge, and War on the Rocks.
Feb 3, 2021
Donald "Don" Miller is an American author, public speaker, and business owner. He is the CEO of StoryBrand, a marketing company. Business Made Simple is the must-have guide for anyone who feels lost or overwhelmed by the modern business climate, even if they attended business school. Learn what the most successful business leaders have known for years through the simple but effective secrets Miller shares in his new book.
Jan 27, 2021
On today's episode, I interview a 12-year-old novelist, who increased her productivity so much that she now writes over 2500 words per hour and finished the first draft of her book in only one month.
Jan 20, 2021
Back by popular demand, Mark Batterson is the lead pastor of National Community Church, recognized as one of the most innovative churches in America. He is a New York Times best-selling author and his new book is Win the Day.
Jan 13, 2021
Shaun Cauthen is an independent film maker and the producer and director of the new documentary, Netflix Versus The World. In this interview we explore the early years of Netflix, and what it takes to be an entrepreneurial independent film maker.
Nov 9, 2020
Dan Pontefract is on a mission to change the world of work. Previously the CLO of TELUS, and a bestselling author, Dan's new book is Lead. Care. Win. How to Become a Leader Who Matters.
Nov 2, 2020
Many leaders are convinced they have an open environment that encourages employees to speak up and are shocked when they learn that employees are holding back. Employees have ideas and want to be heard. Leadership wants to hear them. Too often, however, employees and leaders both feel that no one cares about making things better. The disconnect typically only widens over time, with both sides becoming more firmly entrenched in their viewpoints. From executives complaining that their teams don’t contribute ideas to employees throwing up their hands that their input is never sought--company culture is the culprit. Courageous Cultures provides an easy-to-follow road map to build a high-performance, high-engagement culture around sharing ideas, solving problems, and rewarding contributions from all levels. Karin Hurt has over two decades of experience in customer service, sales, and human resources. David Dye has over two decades of experience leading teams, building organizations, and working with Boards of Directors to transform their effectiveness.
Jul 29, 2020