Dana Perino – Everything Will Be Okay

Dana Perino is co-host of one of the most popular shows on cable television, Fox News’ The Five, co-anchor of America’s Newsroom, an analyst for Fox News election coverage & specials, and the #1 New York Times bestselling author of And the Good News Is…Lessons and Advice from the Bright Side and Let Me Tell You About Jasper. Perino is …

Warren Rustand on Leading a Life of Design

What does it mean to lead a life by design? As a veteran CEO, experienced board member, former White House Appointments Secretary, and long-time mentor to young and old alike, Warren Rustand shares with readers of The Leader within Us the principles he’s abided by in his own life of purpose. Founded on lessons learned from his father working on …

Kate Eberle Walker & The Nine Ways Leaders Can Support Women at Work

Kate Eberle Walker has spent 20+ years leading, managing, advising and investing in education companies and organizations.  She supports companies that innovate and educate, with a particular passion for leading companies that use technology to expand student access to the experts they need to support their education and development.   She believes that leaders are responsible for creating opportunities for, …

Jamie Kern Lima on How We Can Go From Underestimated To Unstoppable

Jamie Kern Lima started IT Cosmetics in her living room and grew the company into the largest luxury makeup brand in the country. She sold the company to L’Oréal in a billion-dollar deal and became the first female CEO of a brand in its history. Her love of her customers and remarkable authenticity and belief eventually landed her on Forbes …

Amy Downs and Her Journey of Impossible Transformation

Amy Downs was a self-described lazy, college dropout. On April 19, 1995, she was working as a credit card loan officer at the Federal Employees Credit Union located in the Alfred P Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City when she found herself buried alive, upside down, in the basement of a nine-story building. With 168 people killed and more than …

Chick-fil-A Franchisee Kevin Williams on Getting Irrational With Kindness

Kevin is a Chick-fil-A franchisee that has the rare privilege of running three restaurants in the city of Canton, GA. Kevin is a husband, father, community leader, friend, and waffle fry cook that has a passion for inspiring the next generation and providing his team with the most amazing place to work. Kevin has a drive for seeing other’s dreams …

Creating a Culture Renovation with Kevin Oakes

Most business leaders understand the power of a dynamic, positive culture―but almost every effort to change culture fails. Why? The approach is often all wrong. Rather than attempt to “transform” a new culture from the ground up, leaders need to instead spearhead a culture renovation. It’s all about keeping what works, changing what needs to be changed, and ensuring proper …

Jayne Warrilow on How to Bridge the Gap from ME to WE

Jayne Warrilow is a global speaker, bestselling author and sought after Business/Executive Coach. She is the founder of two companies:  Sacred Changemakers, bringing together people who want to make a meaningful difference in our world, and equipping them with the knowledge and skills they need to make a greater impact in the world using the SDGs and Coaches Business School, a training company …

Former Navy SEAL CO Mike Hayes on Living a Life of Excellence, Agility, & Meaning

Mike Hayes has lived a lifetime of once-in-a-lifetime experiences. He has been held at gunpoint and threatened with execution. He’s jumped out of a building rigged to explode, helped amputate a teammate’s leg, and made countless split-second life-and-death decisions. Outside of the SEALs, he’s run meetings in the White House Situation Room, negotiated international arms treaties, and developed high- impact …

Frank Figliuzzi on How to Achieve a Track Record of Excellence the FBI Way

Frank Figliuzzi was the FBI’s Assistant Director for Counterintelligence and served 25 years as a Special Agent. In his current role as a respected National Security Analyst, Frank appears weekly on live television for NBC and MSNBC news. Frank held senior FBI leadership positions in major American cities and was appointed the FBI’s Chief Inspector by then Director Robert Mueller …

Patrick Lencioni Discusses his Latest Book “The Motive”

Patrick Lencioni is founder and president of The Table Group, a firm dedicated to providing organizations with ideas, products and services that improve teamwork, clarity and employee engagement. Lencioni’s passion for organizations and the people who work in them is reflected in his writing, speaking and executive consulting.  He is the author of twelve best-selling books with nearly seven million …

Gaby Natale on How to Restore Our Confidence Through the Virtuous Circle

Gaby Natale is a three-time Daytime EMMY®-award winner media personality, entrepreneur, bestselling author and speaker. She is the executive producer and host of the TV show SuperLatina that airs nationwide in VME TV, a member of the PBS family. Gaby Natale is one of the few women in the entertainment industry who owns not only the rights to her TV …

Former Pro & Collegiate Basketball Player Ron Baker Shares His Leadership Lessons

Born in Hays, Kansas, Ronald (Ron) Baker spent his early childhood in the tiny farming town of Utica, Kansas, growing up with one younger sister (Audrey) and one younger brother (Sloan). The parents of Ron are Neil and Ranae. Neil, his father played college baseball at Fort Hays State (Hays, KS). Ranae, his mother played multiple sports at St. Mary’s On The …

How to Rebound from Pain to Passion with Coach Matt Doherty

Matt Doherty played and coached basketball at the University of North Carolina. He started on the 1982 National Championship team coached by the legendary Dean Smith while playing alongside NBA stars Michael Jordan and James Worthy. He went on to a successful career in coaching. First as an assistant coach at Davidson and then at Kansas. In 1999, he was …

Insights of Commanding a Carrier Jet Squadron with Jack Curtis

Jack Curtis is a recently retired Naval Aviator and commanding officer of an EA-18G Growler squadron.  In command, he was directly responsible and accountable for more than 200 teammates and more than $500 million in aircraft and assets while deployed onboard the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower.  He is a graduate of the University of Florida (BA) and the US Naval …