A Lesson in Composure, Confidence, Consistency, & Courage with Christina Long (Equity Bank Series)

Christina M. Long brings more than 15 years of communication and design experience to CML Collective. Her background in education, working for the state’s largest public school system, as well as her years reporting for the state’s largest newspaper, The Wichita Eagle, has helped Long develop an expertise in crafting, packaging and delivering messages for a variety of audiences. Dedicated to …

Building a Championship Culture With Dayton Moore (Equity Bank Series)

Dayton Moore, the General Manager for the Kansas City Royals, joins me on Dose of Leadership. He knows a thing or two about how to build winning cultures, leadership and how to be heroic both professionally & personally. Dayton Moore marks his 14th full season with the Kansas City Royals in 2020. A native of Wichita, Kansas, he brought an …

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The Power of Praise & Recognition

A critical piece to the accountability equation is praise and recognition of your high performers. Recognition & praise moves the culture & engagement needle more than anything else. A HBR study in 2014 highlighted the top three drivers of engagement: Consistent communication from senior leadership. An understanding of how stakeholder’s job feeds the strategy. Sincere praise & recognition of high …

Putting Leadership Into Action with Jocko Willink

It can be strongly argued that leadership is the most complex of all human endeavors. While there are books galore out there that provide leadership lessons, there has not existed – until now – a field manual type of leadership book providing direct, situational, pragmatic, and how-to hands-on skills that anyone can instantly put to use. Jocko Willink, #1 New …

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The Power of Culture with Dan Shurtz (Equity Bank Series)

During his entire career, Dan Shurtz has always been driven by his passion to help others accomplish their goals and exceed their own expectations. With over 20 years of experience contributing to and leading organizations in Retail, Real Estate, Marketing & Advertising, and Senior Living, Dan has seen the power that culture has on the success or failure of individuals, …

Building an Unbeatable Business One Crazy Idea at a Time with Jim McKelvey

Jim McKelvey is a serial entrepreneur, inventor, philanthropist, artist, and author of The Innovation Stack: Building an Unbeatable Business One Crazy Idea at a Time. He is the co-founder of Square and served as the chairman of its board until 2010, and still serves on the Board of Directors. In 2011, his iconic card reader design was inducted into the Museum of …

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Answering “Life’s Great Question” with Tom Rath

Tom Rath is an author and researcher who has spent the past two decades studying how work can improve human health and well-being. His 10 books have sold more than 10 million copies and made hundreds of appearances on global bestseller lists. Tom has two books slated for publication in 2020, Life’s Great Question: Discover How You Best Contribute to the …

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Evolve or Die: Lessons from Tom Triumph on Innovation & Creativity (Equity Bank Series)

Tom Triumph helps companies grow by collaboratively helping them reinvent their business, product development, and marketing. Along the way, he’s helped large organizations act nimbly and small companies scale. He’s been a participant in two technology revolutions–less invasive surgery and software–and has been part of some remarkable success stories (and some misfires). He fulfilled a childhood dream of living aboard …

How Intentional Culture Building Leads to a Lasting Impact; Matt Fouts Associate Director of Tanganyika Wildlife Park (Equity Bank Series)

Jim and Sherri Fouts’ 33-year-old dream of developing a world-class breeding facility and wildlife park is, of course, going to involve the entire family. Jim & Sherri’s son, Matt Fouts, plays an integral role at Goddard’s Tanganyika Wildlife Park where he is the Associate Director & Operations Manager. Matt appears on Dose of Leadership to talk about his life among …

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Achieve Full Potential by “Mastering Your Code” with Darren Gold

Darren Gold is a Managing Partner at The Trium Group where he is one of the world’s leading executive coaches and advisors to CEOs and leadership teams of many of the most well-known organizations. Darren trained as a lawyer, worked at McKinsey & Co., was a partner at two San Francisco investment firms, and served as the CEO of two companies. …

Discovering Leadership Wisdom with Dave Stachowiak from Coaching With Leaders

Dave Stachowiak founded Coaching for Leaders in 2011. He was named in Forbes as one of the 25 Professional Networking Experts to Watch in 2015 and has been featured in U.S. News & World Report. He previously served as Senior Vice President with Dale Carnegie of Southern Los Angeles and led training programs for top organizations like the Northrop Grumman …

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How to Create a Remarkable Culture and Win the Hearts of Customers with Dee Ann Turner

Dee Ann is a 33-year veteran of Chick-fil-A, Inc. Prior to retirement in 2018, she was Vice President, Talent and Vice President, Sustainability. The company’s first female officer, she was instrumental in building and growing Chick-fil-A’s well-known culture and talent systems. During her long career, she worked closely with Chick-fil-A’s founder, S. Truett Cathy, and other key leaders as an …

Equity Bank Series: Kevin Kunz – CEO of Sleeptopia, Inc

Kevin Kunz is the President and CEO of SleepTopia Inc, one of the leaders in home sleep testing. He founded the Kansas based home sleep testing in 2013 after realizing the need for a better, affordable solution for sleep testing. He has spent most of his professional career in healthcare because he loves being in a role where he can …

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Exploring the 11 Shields of Leadership with Earl Breon

Earl is a former active duty United States Marine with 25 years of experience as a leader and manager. In that time, he has coached and mentored hundreds from the military, civilian federal service, and private sectors. Earl blends personal experiences with researched knowledge and recorded history to make his point that the need to be led is one that …