59 – Steve Forbes: CEO & Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Media

Steve Forbes is Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Media. Under Mr. Forbes’ leadership, the company has launched a variety of new publications and businesses.  They include:  ForbesLife, the dedicated luxury lifestyle and culture magazine; Forbes Asia; and Forbes licensee editions published in Africa, Bulgaria , China, Croatia,  India, Indonesia, Israel, Korea, Latvia, Middle East, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Turkey and Ukraine.  The …

58 – James P. Massa: Former Vice President & Global Strategist for Cisco Systems Inc.

James Massa has enjoyed a successful career in high tech industry and extensive involvement with a variety of charitable organizations. James was involved with the ground level of three “start up” technology companies that all reached a successful Initial Public Offering (IPO). James has faced the challenges of small business where business must be achieved in order to meet payroll …

57 – Dr. Mollie Marti: Psychologist, Lawyer, Author of “Walking with Justice”

Dr. Mollie Marti is a resiliency researcher, psychologist, lawyer, and adjunct professor of psychology at the University of Iowa. She brings years of experience in coaching a prestigious list of business and athletic clients to her mission of helping leaders thrive and serve. Subscribe to the Podcast on iTunes→ She speaks around the globe on servant leadership, mentorship, resiliency, and …

55 – Steve Miller: Founder & President of Millwood Incorporated

Steve Miller is the founder and president of Millwood Incorporated a provider ofindustrial pallet and packaging materials and services that include recycling and warehousing. Subscribe to the Podcast on iTunes→ At the age of 19 Steve believed that God had called him into business just as a pastor is called into ministry. This belief in the call provided the strength …

54 – Andrew Wilkow: Sirius XM Talk Radio Host of “The Wilkow Majority”

The next generation of great talk radio got his “start” in the 4th grade when he drew radio controls on his loose leaf binder and stuck a pencil in the center to be his microphone. The station “WILK-Oh W” and Andrew’s commentary in class was not appreciated by his teacher. In 1990 Andrew became a college DJ at 640-AM WDTU …

53 – Charlie Plumb: Former Navy Fighter Pilot & P.O.W.

Captain Charlie Plumb graduated from the Naval Academy at Annapolis and went on to fly the F-4 Phantom jet on 74 successful combat missions over Vietnam. On his 75th mission, with only five days before he was to return home, Plumb was shot down, captured, tortured, and imprisoned in an 8 foot x 8 foot cell. He spent the next 2,103 days as a Prisoner Of War in communist war prisons. …

52 – Wayne Allen Root: Capitalist Evangelist, Former Presidential Candidate, Entrepreneur, Author

Wayne Allyn Root is a former Presidential candidate, the 2008 Libertarian Vice Presidential nominee, a Tea Party favorite speaker, and a political pundit and media superstar. He is the ultimate Capitalist Evangelist: a blue-collar S.O.B. (son of a butcher) turned Ivy Leaguer, small businessman, entrepreneur, CEO, home-school dad, and citizen politician. Subscribe to the Podcast on iTunes→ Wayne is today …

51 – Howard Putnam: Former CEO of Southwest Airlines & Braniff International

Howard Putnam was raised on an Iowa farm and learned to fly out of a pasture in his Father’s J-3 Piper Cub. He entered the airline business as a baggage handler at Midway Airport in Chicago for Capital Airlines at age 17. Capital was soon merged into United and Howard held thirteen different positions in sales, services and staff assignments …

Leaving a Lasting Legacy – By Joe Lawerence

Whenever a new boss takes over a work center or as the old one leaves, they look at how they can change or have changed the organization. Whether it was new equipment, a bigger budget, more manning, a better building, etc.; their success is measured by if they made the unit better, faster, or stronger. Every leader wants to leave …

50 – Doug Conant: Former President & CEO of Campbell Soup Company

Practitioner Doug Conant delivers a critical and transformative message for today’s times: Anyone, anywhere, can expand their influence and improve their results. Appointed President and CEO of Campbell Soup Company in 2001, he was the 11th leader in this iconic company’s 140-year history. Under Conant’s leadership, Campbell reversed a precipitous decline in market value and employee engagement — with many …

48 – Jim Thompson: Founder & CEO of Positive Coaching Alliance

Jim Thompson is founder and Chief Executive Officer of Positive Coaching Alliance, a non-profit formed at Stanford University with the mission to create a movement to transform the culture of youth sports so that all youth athletes have a positive, character-building experience. Subscribe to the Podcast on iTunes→ For more than 10 years, Jim was director of the Public and …

47 – Orrin Woodward: Founder of LIFE Business, Author of “Leadershift”, Expert on 5 Laws of Decline

Orrin Woodward is an internationally celebrated New York Times bestselling author and a recognized leader in team leadership, success coaching, and executive management training. As such, he is a much sought after motivational speaker. Subscribe to the Podcast on iTunes→ Orrin Woodward co-authored two NY Times bestsellers – LeaderShift & Launching a Leadership Revolution. His first solo book RESOLVED: 13 Resolutions for LIFE made the Top 100 All-Time …

46 – Brian Kibby: President McGraw-Hill Higher Education

Brian Kibby is the President of McGraw-Hill Higher Education & is passionate about Leadership, Education, & Innovation. I’ll let Brian’s own words tell you’ll understand why I chose to interview him: “The most powerful word in the world is the word “action.” If you want to achieve your dreams or to help others achieve theirs, action is the word. The …