Jared Young Explains Why Kindness, Honesty, & Integrity Are His Top Priorities

Jared Young is President and CEO at Employer Advantage, an HR outsourcing firm based in Joplin, Missouri.  Prior to joining EA in 2015, Jared practiced corporate law at a large law firm in Washington, D.C.  He also worked in the healthcare IT industry before attending law school.  Jared holds a BA in Middle East Studies/Arabic from Brigham Young University and …

Michael Higgins on Playing the Long Game in Business & Life

Michael Higgins is a founding partner of MSP Consulting.  Mike has more than 30-years of business consulting experience helping clients increase performance. Mike has extensive experience working with businesses to optimize their non-cash payments across many industries and has presented at banking conferences to help financial institutions improve payment services to business. Prior to MAP Consulting, Mike was a partner …

Dave Rubin on Thinking for Yourself in this Age of Unreason

Dave Rubin is a talk show host, comedian, TV personality, and author. He is the host of The Rubin Report, a talk show about big ideas and free speech, heralded for it’s politically incorrect and open approach to discussing complex issues and current events. The show has garnered a huge fan base from across the world, by having honest conversations …

Justin Maxson on Leading & Thriving as a 3rd-Generation Business Owner

Justin Maxson is the Senior Executive Vice President of NCRI – National Catastrophe Restoration Inc, which is a national property damage restoration contractor. Within a decade, Justin has climbed the corporate ladder to become a successful young executive, focusing his efforts on growth within the organization. He holds certifications and awards from The Construction Infection Control Training Institute, Restoration Consultants, …

Seven Fundamentals for Having Tough Conversations

If we’re going to progress and make differences in this world we have to learn how to confront each other’s beliefs. Beliefs matter because people act upon their beliefs, whether those beliefs are true or not. The best way to engage beliefs is through open and honest conversations. This episode lays down the fundamentals we need before we begin to …

Dr. James Lindsay on the Danger of Postmodernism, Critical Theory, & the “Woke Culture”

Dr. James Lindsay is an American-born author, mathematician, and political commentator, who has written six books spanning a range of subjects including religion, the philosophy of science, and postmodern theory. He is the co-founder of New Discourses and currently promoting his new books “How to Have Impossible Conversations” and “Cynical Theory“. In this episode we pursue objective truth in the …

Cracking the Leadership Code with Alain Hunkins

A sought-after keynote speaker, facilitator and coach, Alain Hunkins is a leadership expert who connects the science of high performance with the performing art of leadership. Leaders trust him to help unlock their potential and expand their influence, leading to superior results, increased engagement, higher levels of retention, and greater organizational and personal satisfaction. He has a gift for translating …

Dogged Determination + Servant Mindset = Success: Julie Towner CEO of Towner Communications

Julie Towner is an established entrepreneur with a proven history of scaling companies, by improving business processes, team culture, and brand. Through her dogged negotiation and planning skills learned while she held the position of Production Manager at GAP Inc, overseeing the denim production in the Americas, Julie has found her passion for growing companies through strategic acquisitions. In 2008 …

Unlocking Potential in Others & Solving Problems with Carly Fiorina

Carly Fiorina is a true leader and a seasoned problem‐solver. She is a passionate, articulate advocate for problem-solving, innovation, and effective leadership. Her mission is to inspire, equip, and connect individuals and teams to seize opportunities, face challenges, and accelerate impact in their communities and places of work. She knows that everyone has more potential than they realize, that those …

Danessa Knaupp Explains How to “Get Naked at Work”

Danessa Knaupp is an executive coach, CEO, and keynote speaker shifting the global conversation on leadership. She has coached hundreds of executives across every major industry and has developed a reputation as a candid, compassionate, and courageous leadership partner. She is the author of the leadership manual, Naked at Work: A Leader’s Guide to Fearless Authenticity , and regularly addresses …

Leading From the Crest of a Cultural Wave: Lee Trink, CEO of FaZe Clan

Lee Trink is an entrepreneur in the entertainment and media industries focused on the convergence of gaming and entertainment as both a cultural movement and an explosive business. As the CEO and co-owner of FaZe Clan, the largest, most followed esports and gaming organization in the world, Trink is creating a brand that extends beyond esports to mainstream entertainment through …

Mastering Moral Courage…Or, Why Leadership Is So Hard

Leaders overcome moral challenges by exercising moral courage. Moral courage is the mastery of the fear of social consequences such as being perceived as disloyal, alienation, ridicule, punishment, job loss, or loss of social status. In some cases, the right choice is crystal clear. In other cases, the correct course of action is not so clear. In the end, leaders …

Embracing an Infinite Mindset with Simon Sinek

Simon Sinek is an unshakable optimist. He believes in a bright future and our ability to build it together. Described as “a visionary thinker with a rare intellect,” Simon has devoted his professional life to help advance a vision of the world that does not yet exist; a world in which the vast majority of people wake up every single …