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The Power of Praise & Recognition

A critical piece to the accountability equation is praise and recognition of your high performers. Recognition & praise moves the culture & engagement needle more than anything else. A HBR study in 2014 highlighted the top three drivers of engagement: Consistent communication from senior leadership. An understanding of how stakeholder’s job feeds the strategy. Sincere praise & recognition of high …

Putting Leadership Into Action with Jocko Willink

It can be strongly argued that leadership is the most complex of all human endeavors. While there are books galore out there that provide leadership lessons, there has not existed – until now – a field manual type of leadership book providing direct, situational, pragmatic, and how-to hands-on skills that anyone can instantly put to use. Jocko Willink, #1 New …

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The Power of Culture with Dan Shurtz (Equity Bank Series)

During his entire career, Dan Shurtz has always been driven by his passion to help others accomplish their goals and exceed their own expectations. With over 20 years of experience contributing to and leading organizations in Retail, Real Estate, Marketing & Advertising, and Senior Living, Dan has seen the power that culture has on the success or failure of individuals, …

Building an Unbeatable Business One Crazy Idea at a Time with Jim McKelvey

Jim McKelvey is a serial entrepreneur, inventor, philanthropist, artist, and author of The Innovation Stack: Building an Unbeatable Business One Crazy Idea at a Time. He is the co-founder of Square and served as the chairman of its board until 2010, and still serves on the Board of Directors. In 2011, his iconic card reader design was inducted into the Museum of …

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Answering “Life’s Great Question” with Tom Rath

Tom Rath is an author and researcher who has spent the past two decades studying how work can improve human health and well-being. His 10 books have sold more than 10 million copies and made hundreds of appearances on global bestseller lists. Tom has two books slated for publication in 2020, Life’s Great Question: Discover How You Best Contribute to the …

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Evolve or Die: Lessons from Tom Triumph on Innovation & Creativity (Equity Bank Series)

Tom Triumph helps companies grow by collaboratively helping them reinvent their business, product development, and marketing. Along the way, he’s helped large organizations act nimbly and small companies scale. He’s been a participant in two technology revolutions–less invasive surgery and software–and has been part of some remarkable success stories (and some misfires). He fulfilled a childhood dream of living aboard …

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Achieve Full Potential by “Mastering Your Code” with Darren Gold

Darren Gold is a Managing Partner at The Trium Group where he is one of the world’s leading executive coaches and advisors to CEOs and leadership teams of many of the most well-known organizations. Darren trained as a lawyer, worked at McKinsey & Co., was a partner at two San Francisco investment firms, and served as the CEO of two companies. …

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How to Create a Remarkable Culture and Win the Hearts of Customers with Dee Ann Turner

Dee Ann is a 33-year veteran of Chick-fil-A, Inc. Prior to retirement in 2018, she was Vice President, Talent and Vice President, Sustainability. The company’s first female officer, she was instrumental in building and growing Chick-fil-A’s well-known culture and talent systems. During her long career, she worked closely with Chick-fil-A’s founder, S. Truett Cathy, and other key leaders as an …

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Exploring the 11 Shields of Leadership with Earl Breon

Earl is a former active duty United States Marine with 25 years of experience as a leader and manager. In that time, he has coached and mentored hundreds from the military, civilian federal service, and private sectors. Earl blends personal experiences with researched knowledge and recorded history to make his point that the need to be led is one that …

Equity Bank Series: Dallas Scrip – President of Benefit Managment LLC

Since 2009, Dallas has been the President of Benefit Management LLC (BML), specializing in providing customized cost containment solutions to enhance employer’s self‐funded health plans. Dallas has also been integral in the development and marketing of BML’s new Value‐Based Administration division and possesses the experience, skillset, and knowledge necessary to successfully lead BML in his role as President. Dallas earned …

Learning the 5 Languages of Appreciation with Dr. Paul White

Dr. Paul White is a psychologist, author, speaker, and consultant who “makes work relationships work”. For the past 20 years, he’s improved numerous businesses, schools, government agencies, and non-profit organizations by helping them: Create positive workplace relationships and improve staff morale. Eliminate the cynicism, sarcasm, and lack of trust that often is associated with traditional employee recognition programs. Overcome the …

Equity Bank Series: Eric Maddox – Interrogator, Author, Speaker, Consultant

In 2003, Eric Maddox collected the intelligence which led to the exact location of Saddam Hussein—the Ace of Spades in the infamous Deck of Cards. His technique shaped the future intelligence collection for the military and civilians around the world. Today, he shares that technique—empathy-based listening—with people and companies around the world as an inspirational speaker, author, consultant, and negotiator. …

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Equity Bank Series: Guy Gsell – President & Founder of Field Station Dinosaurs

Heading up the team at Field Station: Dinosaurs is Guy Gsell. An adventurer, teacher and life- long dinosaur lover, Guy has produced educationally themed theater, live events and exhibits in a career that spans thirty years and three continents. As the Founding Director of Discovery Times Square in Manhattan, Guy created sold-out workshops and ancillary programming for the famous “King …

Equity Bank Series: Rodney Horton – Entrepreneur & VP of Sales at ConvergeOne

An IT Executive and Entrepreneur, Rodney has spent the last 20 years working on his IT management career and real estate business.  Rodney hails from a working-class family in southeast Kansas and moved to Wichita in 1993. Knowing no one, living in a one-bedroom apartment and working at a fast-food restaurant, Rodney attended Wichita State, where he got involved in …

Margie Warrell on Gender (Facts, Myths, & Biases) in Leadership

Margie Warrell is back on the show for the fourth time!  Margie is one of my favorite guests and we always have impactful and significant conversations. In this visit, Margie and I tackle the topic of gender and how it affects leadership.  We tackle some of the myths, facts, and limiting beliefs when it comes to women in the workplace, …