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 …

45 – Jay Papasan: Vice President KellerINK, Co-Author of “The One Thing”

What do you get when you cross a lifelong dedication to writing and editing with a sudden passion for real estate? Jay Papasan, who after a successful publishing career in New York, co-authored the Millionaire Real Estate series with Gary Keller, collaborated on the best seller FLIP, and serves as Keller Williams VP of publishing. Subscribe to the Podcast on iTunes→ …

44 – Dr. John Hull (UPDATE): CEO of EQUIP Leadership

Dr. John Hull revisits the Dose of Leadership Podcast with an update on the EQUIP World Relay.  John was just outside Laredo, TX during this interview just prior to handing off his walking duties to his Mexican partners.  John began his walk on March, 4th 2013 in Atlanta, GA and had walked nearly 1,200 miles at the time of this …

42 – Dan Miller: President of 48 Days LLC

Dan Miller, President of 48 Days LLC, specializes in creative thinking for increased personal and business success. He believes that meaningful work blends our natural skills and abilities, our unique personality traits and our dreams and passions. Dan is active in helping individuals redirect careers, evaluate new income sources, and achieve balanced living. He believes that a clear sense of direction …

40 – Marshall Goldsmith: Author, Coach, & Top Leadership Thinker

Dr. Marshall Goldsmith was recently recognized as the #1 leadership thinker in the world at the bi-annual Thinkers50 ceremony sponsored by the Harvard Business Review. Marshall Goldsmith is the million-selling author or editor of 33 books, including the New York Times and Wall Street Journalbestsellers, MOJO and What Got You Here Won’t Get You There – aWSJ #1 business book and winner of the Harold Longman Award for …

39 – Fahim Fazli: Actor, Author, Warrior, & Patriot (with Michael Moffett)

Fahim Fazli is a man of two worlds: Afghanistan, the country of his birth, and America, the nation he adopted and learned to love. He’s also a man who escaped oppression, found his dream profession, and then paid it all forward by returning to Afghanistan as an interpreter with the U.S. Marines. When Fahim speaks, the story he tells is …

38 – Dr. Steven Snyder: Author of “Leadership & the Art of Struggle”

Steven Snyder, Ph.D., founder of Twin Cities-based Snyder Leadership Group, established his organizational consulting firm to provide a resource for organizations and their executives to advance their leadership capabilities and achieve greater success. An innovator in thought leadership, Snyder has developed the breakthrough concepts introduced in his book, Leadership and the Art of Struggle, based on years of leadership studies, intensive …

37 – Margie Warrell: Best Selling Author, Speaker, Forbes Columnist

Margie has stepped out of her comfort zone many times since her childhood growing up one of seven children on a farm in rural Australia. Along the way she’s learnt a lot of about courage, resilience and perseverance. She has also become an internationally recognized thought leader in human potential – passionate about empowering people to think bigger about what is …