33 – Pete Hegseth: CEO of Concerned Veterans for America

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSPete Hegseth serves as Chief Executive Officer for Concerned Veterans for America, overseeing all areas of the organization and driving the overall messaging and strategic direction. Prior to joining CVA, Hegseth was Executive Director for Vets for Freedom from 2007-2011, where he grew the organization to over 95,000 members. An infantry officer …

32 – Penelope Trunk: Brazen Careerist Founder

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSPenelope Trunk is the co-founder of Brazen Careerist, a career management tool for next-generation professionals. Penelope also has an outstanding website/blog (penelopetrunk.com) where she gives all kinds of valuable advice; she explains why old advice – like pay your dues, climb the ladder, and don’t have gaps in your resume – is outdated and …

31 – Dr. Julia Dye: Author, Vice President & CFO of Warriors, Inc.

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSJulia Dye, Ph.D works as the Vice President and CFO of Warriors, Inc., the entertainment business’s premiere military advising company, and is responsible for Human Resources and Administration; Planning, Training, and Operations; and Logistics. She is also the Task Force Commander of Warriors Publishing Group. On occasion, as the project warrants, she …

Top 5 Leadership Personality Tests

In talking to many high profile leaders in my interviews one constant theme that keeps cropping up is this idea of “Self-Mastery”; getting to the truth of who you really are as a leader.  This is a critical first step in your leadership journey. In the Marine Corps this was one of the key Leadership Principles: “Know yourself & seek …

30 – Dr. John Hull: President & CEO of EQUIP Leadership

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSJohn Hull accepted John C. Maxwell’s invitation to become EQUIP Leadership’s President and CEO in July, 2000. Maxwell launched EQUIP in 1997 as a global initiative to train and resource leaders. EQUIP is now the world’s largest and most comprehensive grass roots leadership/personal growth and development organization. It is active in …

28 – Kat Cole: President of Cinnabon, Inc

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSKat Cole has been the President of Cinnabon, Inc. since January 2011 and also its Chief Operating Officer since October 2010. Ms. Cole served as Vice President of Training and Development at Hooters of America Inc. As a member of the Executive Team and has directed projects, departments and change management …

26 – Dale Dye: Author, Actor, Founder of Warriors, Inc.

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS Dale Dye was born in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. He graduated as a cadet officer from Missouri Military Academy but there was no money for college so he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in January 1964. He served in Vietnam in 1965 and 1967 through 1970 surviving 31 major …

25 – Jim Palmer: Writer, Artist, Coach, & Religion-Free Jesus Follower

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSJim has his Masters of Divinity degree in a box beneath his bed. In his former life he was a successful Senior Pastor. That was before he walked out on institutional church and organized religion to find out what was real about his relationship with God. Since 2006 he has been …

24 – Robert D. Smith: Author of 20,000 Days & Counting

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSFor more than three decades Robert D. Smith (TheRobertD) has managed and overseen the career of Andy Andrews, a three-time New York Times best-selling author and in-demand speaker. He has served as a private consultant to numerous best-selling authors, speakers, entertainers, and cutting edge organizations, educating them on the unique methods he has …

Top 10 New-to-Leadership Mistakes (& How to Avoid Them)

[saf feature=”itunes” cta=”Subscribe to the Podcast in iTunes”]  Corner-Office Confidential: Avoid These Ten Common New-to-Leadership Mistakes Leadership skills are so essential in today’s workforce, but many new leaders lack fundamental skills. Those who are interested in a degree program that caters to new leaders might consider a masters degree in organizational leadership from an accredited university. Accepting a new leadership role is …

Top 20 Leadership & Influence Experts of 2013

I know, there are actually 22 names on this list, but coming up with the Top 20 Leadership & Influence Experts wasn’t easy.  There are so many great leaders to choose from and I couldn’t quite narrow it down to just 20. Looking into the lives of those who have successfully made their way in the world of business can …

23 – Jim Goodrich: WWII Iwo Jima Marine Veteran

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSI want to tell you about my friend Jim Goodrich.  Jim, who is 86, lives in Enid, OK.  I met him in 1999 while I was stationed at Vance AFB. Jim is an Iwo Jima Marine.  He never knew his mother – she died when he was only two years old. …

22 – Russell Bishop: Fortune 500 Consultant; Author of Workarounds That Work

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSHaving started five successful companies and consulted to leadership teams around the world, Russell Bishop has become a recognized expert in personal and organization transformation, helping individuals and companies create unparalleled success. One of the early pioneers in the field of large group personal development, he created Insight Seminars in 1978 …