On By Example, Carly Fiorina sits down with leaders of all types to explore examples of real leadership and the qualities of all great problem solvers. Carly and her team lift up the real leaders: people who are focused on changing the order of things for the better and solving real problems that are right in front of them.
Casey Enders, CEO of Unlocking Potential (Carly’s charitable foundation) shares a Q&A session with Carly at the Women Leading Women forum. UP brings leadership training to nonprofits across the country with the goal of providing leaders at the community level with the tools and resources to strengthen their leadership and problem-solving skills. Carly answers questions about criticism versus feedback, her own political future, how to get involved with UP, diversity, inclusion, turning prosperity into equity, cultivating leadership skills at the beginning of a career, how to address burnout, and Carly’s definition of success.
Carly welcomes Brad Meltzer to the studio. Brad is a New York Times bestselling author. Among his bestsellers are: The Inner Circle, The Book of Fate, The 10th Justice, and The President's Shadow. Brad believes that ordinary people change the world and has written children’s books and become a producer for Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum on PBS. Brad shares the story of how his children’s books series came to be and about his interaction with the late George H.W. Bush at the end of his life. He and Carly also discuss the power of humility and how true leadership is about taking care of those we are leading.
Carly sits with Steve Riach of The One Heart Project, a non-profit that seeks to deter juvenile crime and recidivism rates for those who have been incarcerated by addressing children pre-crime at school initiatives; and post-incarceration for reentry into society to become thriving members of it. They discuss how Steve recognized the problem, how he began to address it one person at a time, and the One Heart movie inspired by real life events. They discuss the power of community collaboration and emotional intelligence education to change the trajectory of young lives and solve problems within that community.
In today’s episode, Carly’s friend Casey turns the tables on Carly and interviews her and her husband, Frank Fiorina! In a widely-requested sequel to last season’s “Ask Me Anything!”, Frank & Carly answer questions from listeners submitted via social media. Including: how they met, their holiday traditions, Carly’s advice for women wanting to run for office, and what it was like running for president.
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Carly welcomes 5-year-old Austin Perine and his dad, TJ, to the leadership conversation. Austin shares about how he began using his allowance to feed the homeless in his city and how that’s grown. They discuss how leadership can be as simple as having the courage to solve problems that are right in front of you.
The show's first therapist guest joins Carly Fiorina for a discussion about human connection. Psychotherapist, and New York Times bestselling author of Maybe You Should Talk to Someone, Lori Gottlieb, can teach all of us about our relationships with each other through the stories she tells about her clients and her own relationships.
Carly chats with Kay Coles James. Kay Coles James is a political activist, Founder of the Gloucester Institute, which seeks to gather and train young African Americans, and is the current president of The Heritage Foundation. They talk about the importance of collaborative leadership, diverse teams, and being willing to compromise on strategy but not on principles.
Carly sits down with Muffet McGraw, Head Women’s Basketball Coach at Notre Dame. They discuss how women are still fighting to be equally represented in many fields - from politics to Fortune 500 boardrooms and in coaching. They also talk about the most important skills Muffet wants her team members to walk away with and the importance of honest feedback.
Carly sits down with Shane Battier, retired NBA player and Chairman of the Take Charge Foundation. They talk about the counterculture beliefs surrounding great leadership and how his parents’ influence guided his life and career.
Carly sits down with retired Highway Patrolman, Capt. Ron Johnson, who was tasked by Gov. Jay Nixon to control and defuse riots in Ferguson, MO, after the death of Michael Brown.
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Arthur Brooks, author of the brand new Love Your Enemies and President of the American Enterprise Institute, sits down with Carly to talk about the importance of "disagreeing better," finding happiness and making sure to approach even political adversaries with love and respect.
Carly Fiorina sits down with colleagues Marlo Thomas Watson and Jeffrey DeShawn Richardson after the disturbing headlines about political figures in Virginia to talk about race, diversity, and the opportunity in "otherness."
John Kemp, born without arms and legs, has become a warrior for the disabilities community. In this bonus episode, Carly sits down with John after he was recommended by Sen. Dole, and talks about his life, outlook, and the world he does at the Viscardi Center.
Television anchor and “#MeToo” activist Gretchen Carlson talks about her experience with sexual harassment and assault, the importance of a plan, the role of bystanders, and how her brave “jump off a cliff” helped launch a movement.
Jay Bilas, Duke basketball alum ESPN broadcaster, shares his perspective on teamwork and toughness. This conversation covers two seemingly different pieces of the leadership puzzle: toughness and empathy.
Former Secretary of State and retired four-star general, Colin Powell, sits down with Carly for a conversation about his experience in leadership, and how his “long run of mediocrity” lead him to become one of America’s most widely-respected leaders.