70 – Martha McSally: First Female Combat Pilot & Combat Squadron Commander

Colonel (retired) Martha McSally is a pioneer and leader. She was the first woman in U.S. history to command a Fighter Squadron in combat, earning the Bronze Star and 6 air medals for her combat leadership and 325 combat hours in the single-seat A-10 “Warthog.” Under her command, the 354th Fighter Squadron earned the prestigious 2006 Air Force Association’s David C. …

It’s All About the Mission

“When you discover your mission, you will feel its demand. It will fill you with enthusiasm and a burning desire to get to work on it.” ~W. Clement Stone I love it when I encounter a quote that has stood the test of time. We have a fascination with celebrity in our era that makes us look with distain upon …

68 – Kenneth Vogt: Founder of Vera Claritas

Kenneth Vogt was introduced to me by John Lee Dumas of Entrepreneur on Fire.  One of the great perks of this podcast is the interesting people that I meet and the engaging conversations that ensue. I feel truly blessed to have met Kenneth as he is one of the true leadership thought leaders out there. His common sense, practical viewpoint is …

67 – Bob Lutz: Retired Vice Chairman, General Motors Corporation

Bob Lutz is one of the most experienced and high-profile auto executives in the world. Having been in the business for almost 50 years, he has left an indelible mark on all three of the big US automakers — most recently GM, where he reinvigorated its previously undistinguished vehicle lineup. [saf feature=”itunes” cta=”Subscribe in iTunes”] Although known for building powerful, …

66 – Daryl Brewster: CEO of CECP; Former President of Kraft Foods & CEO of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts

Daryl Brewster is the current CEO of CECP.  CECP’s mission is to draw together and empower senior executives of the world’s leading companies to achieve unprecedented progress on societal challenges while driving business performance. CECP offers high-powered connectivity and the platform to multiply investments in solving societal challenges. CECP uniquely enhances its members’ societal initiatives through strategy-related expertise, influential advocates, and awareness …

65 – Eric Draper: White House Chief Photographer for President George W. Bush

Eric Draper served as President Bush’s chief photographer for the entire eight years of his presidency, photographing him daily in his activities at the office, abroad, and in his personal life. [saf feature=”itunes” cta=”Subscribe in iTunes”] Draper was named Special Assistant to the President and is the first White House photographer to be named a commissioned officer to a U.S. …

64 – Chris Brady: Founder of LIFE Business, Author of “A Month in Italy” & “Launching a Leadership Revolution”

Chris Brady is a highly influential business leader, accomplished author, international speaker, community builder, man of principle, and Christian. [saf feature=”itunes” cta=”Subscribe in iTunes”] He co-wrote the NY Times, Wall Street Journal, Business Weekly, USA Today, and Money Magazine best seller Launching a Leadership Revolution. In addition to other leadership, business, and community-building books, Chris also authored the leadership book Rascal, which is, just like Chris, notoriously …

63 – Joe Scarlett: Former CEO of Tractor Supply Company

Joe Scarlett is the retired Chairman of Tractor Supply Company and Founder of the Scarlett Leadership Institute in middle Tennessee. Scarlett’s long retail career has evolved in recent years into a second career in leadership education. [saf feature=”itunes” cta=”Subscribe in iTunes”] In 2006, Joe and his family endowed the Scarlett Leadership Institute. The institute is passionately committed to improving business leadership …

62 – LtCol Rob “Waldo” Waldman: Combat Fighter Pilot & Professional Motivational Speaker

Business motivational speaker Lt. Col. Rob “Waldo” Waldman – The Wingman – is a professional business motivational speaker and author of the New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller Never Fly Solo. He teaches organizations and individuals how to build trusting, revenue producing relationships with their employees, partners, and customers while sharing his experiences as a combat decorated fighter …

61 – Bill Catlette & Richard Hadden: Founders of Contented Cow Partners

Contented Cow Partners is the team of Bill Catlette and Richard Hadden, the authors of the critically acclaimed bestselling “Contented Cows” business book series. They work with organizations worldwide, by speaking at conventions, conferences, and other meetings of corporations, professional associations, and other organizations; delivering leadership training; conducting employee and customer satisfaction surveys; and providing executive coaching. Their mission is to …

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 …