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  • newThe boss goes first

    The boss goes first

    If you want to build a vibrant organizational culture, or govern with authority, or create a social dynamic that's productive and fair, the simple rule is: the rules apply to people in power before they are applied to those without....       
    - 20 hours ago 19 Nov 17, 9:09am -
  • Like Mary Shelley

    Like Mary Shelley

    When she wrote Frankenstein, it changed everything. A different style of writing. A different kind of writer. And the use of technology in ways that no one expected and that left a mark. Henry Ford did that. One car and...       
    - 2 days ago 18 Nov 17, 9:35am -
  • The simple truth about net neutrality

    The simple truth about net neutrality

    It's not that complicated. It's based in history, it involves money and fairness and control. But it's not that complicated. If you care about the details, it's worth reading this classic from Tim Wu. There's no debate about how we...       
    - 2 days ago 17 Nov 17, 7:16pm -
  • Five contributions

    Five contributions

    Each one matters, each is intentional, each comes with effort, preparation and reward: Leader: The pathfinder, able to get from here to there, to connect in service of a goal. Setting an agenda, working in the dark, going new places...       
    - 3 days ago 17 Nov 17, 9:46am -
  • The confusion about competence

    The confusion about competence

    A friend was describing a clerk he had recently dealt with. "She was competent, of course, but she couldn't engage very well with the customer who just came in." Then, of course, she wasn't competent, was she? It doesn't take...       
    - 4 days ago 16 Nov 17, 10:12am -
  • Outsiders


    - 5 days ago 15 Nov 17, 9:18am -
  • Meaningful work

    Meaningful work

    - 6 days ago 14 Nov 17, 9:44am -
  • Full vs. enough

    Full vs. enough

    One of the lessons of Thanksgiving is that we eat too much. We eat until we're full, experiencing the sensation of too much. It's easy to confuse our desire for that that feeling with the feeling of 'enough'. Enough doesn't...       
    - 7 days ago 13 Nov 17, 8:40am -
  • Been done before

    Been done before

    What percentage of the work you do each day is work where the process (the 'right answer') is known? Jobs where you replicate a process instead of inventing one... The place where we can create the most value is when...       
    - 8 days ago 12 Nov 17, 9:10am -
  • Speakerphone voice

    Speakerphone voice

    When the speakerphone is on in the conference room, do you talk differently? It's pretty common. We breathe from a different spot, hold our chest differently, constrict our throats and generally try to shout our words across the ocean. The...    …
    - 9 days ago 11 Nov 17, 9:43am -

Darren Hardy

  • This is NOT Farewell…

    This is NOT Farewell…

    Last week I shared with you some BIG news as well as revealed the greatest killer to your success. Today, it is apropos that I turn over the reigns on the issue themed personal development and include a clip from my mentor, the man who started…
    - 15 Dec 15, 4:00pm -
  • WARNING: The Killer to Your Success

    WARNING: The Killer to Your Success

    I have to warn you about something.There is a murderer in your midst.In fact, this killer lies within and it will be what kills your success.Let me explain in the audio below:>>> CLICK TO CONTINUE TO AUDIO...   Are you getting…
    - 8 Dec 15, 4:00pm -
  • 6 Steps to Conquer Your Fears

    6 Steps to Conquer Your Fears

    Last week I shared with you the story of Torre DeRoche and how she was able to conquer her greatest fear in order to experience both love and adventure in her life. Now, overcoming and conquering fear something I have studied intensely because…
    - 1 Dec 15, 4:00pm -
  • Fear Not!

    Fear Not!

    There is a Japanese proverb, “Fear is only as deep as the mind allows.” Fear while an instinctual part of each and every one of us, should not control us or drive our actions, except in the case of extreme danger like being attacked b…
    - 24 Nov 15, 4:00pm -
  • How to Build A Billion-Dollar Business

    How to Build A Billion-Dollar Business

    I want tell you how to build a Billion-Dollar Business.Oh, you don’t think you are capable or qualified to build a billion dollar business?Well that thought is incorrect.You see, success is an equal opportunist.Success is blind to th…
    - 17 Nov 15, 4:00pm -
  • I am a FREAK

    I am a FREAK

    HTML Editor - Full Version...a productivity freak to be exact. But yes, a freak!It all started when I was 8 years old.Here’s what happened…I was sitting on the olive green shag carpet of my grandfather’s family room floor.My grand…
    - 10 Nov 15, 4:00pm -
  • Conquering Connections pt 2

    Conquering Connections pt 2

    Now a question I hear a lot of people ask is how do you network if you are an introvert? Well, you asked the right guy.You might be surprised to learn that I am mostly an introvert. I self-describe myself as an extroverted introvert, meanin…
    - 3 Nov 15, 4:00pm -
  • Arrggh!


    Trying to be more successful can be stressful, am I right?It seems the bigger your goals, the greater your ambition... also the greater your stress.I lived most of my life like that: Big goals… and big stress.But after spending time wit…
    - 29 Oct 15, 4:00pm -
  • Conquering Connecting pt 1

    Conquering Connecting pt 1

    “Everyone looks so much better when they smile.”That is a quote from Jimmy Fallon, who you now know of as the host of the legendary “The Tonight Show.”What a meteoric ride that guy has had to the top?How did he do it?How did Jimm…
    - 27 Oct 15, 4:00pm -
  • How to Attack Deliberate Practice: 4 steps

    How to Attack Deliberate Practice: 4 steps

    Last week I shared an example of deliberate practice through the story of Kobe Bryant and his insane work ethic. Now before you can attack this idea of deliberate practice, let me help further define it for you so you know how.Deliberate pra…
    - 20 Oct 15, 4:00pm -

Michael Hyatt

  • The Best Way to Deliver Bad News

    The Best Way to Deliver Bad News

    An Expert’s Guide to the Do’s and Don’ts of Tough Conversations. If anything is certain in leadership—whether you’re leading a large company, a mid-sized team, or a family of four—it’s that bad things will happen. Ultimately, you will b…
    - 6 days ago 14 Nov 17, 10:45am -
  • One Essential Trait for Positive Leadership: Receptivity

    One Essential Trait for Positive Leadership: Receptivity

    The Reason Great Leaders Are Open to Feedback. When you think about how you receive feedback, what comes to mind? Initially, you probably feel defensive. Your brain immediately goes to the most painful part about it, the aspect that makes us feel unc…
    - 6 days ago 14 Nov 17, 10:45am -
  • When Conflict is Brewing

    When Conflict is Brewing

    3 Ways to Have that Difficult Conversation. How do you feel when there’s a difficult conversation brewing at work that you won’t be able to duck? Unless you’re a sociopath, the answer is usually “not good.” Most of us know the ill effects o…
    - 6 days ago 14 Nov 17, 10:45am -
  • Anatomy of a Tough Talk

    Anatomy of a Tough Talk

    Our success as leaders often comes down to one thing. Not our planning. Not the market. But, instead, the conversations we lead. When stakes are high (and emotions even higher) you need a solid game-plan. In this episode, we break down a three-phase…
    - 6 days ago 14 Nov 17, 10:45am -
  • The Right Way to Fire the Wrong Person

    The Right Way to Fire the Wrong Person

    5 Steps to Letting People Go Humanely. “Does it get easier the more people you fire?” someone once asked me. I’ve been in leadership for decades now, and there’s no escaping letting people go from time to time. But that doesn’t make it easi…
    - 6 days ago 14 Nov 17, 10:45am -
  • Hobbies of Highly Effective People

    Hobbies of Highly Effective People

    How Five Different CEOs Get the Rest and Relaxation They Need. Let’s play a word-association game: Toss out the first several words or phrases that come to mind when you hear the name “Bill Gates.” Don’t overthink it. Just say them out loud o…
    - 13 days ago 7 Nov 17, 10:45am -
  • 3 Lessons from a Monthlong Sabbatical

    3 Lessons from a Monthlong Sabbatical

    How Real Time away Can Recharge Your Spirit and up Your Game. I began my career as a proud workaholic. I measured my contribution by the hours I clocked and the coffee I consumed. So the MH&Co. culture came as a bit of a shock. It was the best kind o…
    - 13 days ago 7 Nov 17, 10:45am -
  • Winston Churchill’s Secret Productivity Weapon

    Winston Churchill’s Secret Productivity Weapon

    How a Midday Nap Can Boost Your Performance all Day Long. One of the more unlikely museums in London is located in the basement of the Treasury, between 10 Downing Street and the Palace of Westminster: the Churchill War Rooms, the underground complex…
    - 13 days ago 7 Nov 17, 10:45am -
  • The Hidden Stressors that Keep You Working

    The Hidden Stressors that Keep You Working

    3 Steps to Finally Make Your Home a Haven Again. If you are like many Americans, you spend more time working than ever. You’re also more likely to work weekends than in years past. We can blame decades-long efforts by companies to boost productivit…
    - 13 days ago 7 Nov 17, 10:45am -
  • How to Beat the Burnout Culture

    How to Beat the Burnout Culture

    In today’s job world, burnout is a constant threat. Email and smartphones keep us constantly connected. Worse still, we lionize leaders who never rest. Famous CEOs tout 80-hour workweeks and we wear busyness like a badge of honor. Join us to discov…
    - 13 days ago 7 Nov 17, 10:45am -
  • 4 Ways to Get Better at Deferred Gratification

    4 Ways to Get Better at Deferred Gratification

    Mindset Shifts for Playing the Long Game. I work with a lot of young people getting started in their careers. Those who chase the highest possible starting salary, most prestigious title, or sexiest-sounding company do worse than those who ignore all…
    - 20 days ago 31 Oct 17, 9:45am -
  • Why Hopeful Realism Beats Mandatory Optimism

    Why Hopeful Realism Beats Mandatory Optimism

    The Downside of Positivity and What It Means for Your Business. One unavoidable piece of advice today is be positive. We’re supposed to filter out supposed negativity in meetings, reports, and general conversation because we think positivity produc…
    - 20 days ago 31 Oct 17, 9:45am -
  • How to Say No When it Counts

    How to Say No When it Counts

    3 Strategies for Setting Healthy Personal Boundaries. Sometimes you just have to say no. That isn’t always easy. But there are strategies that can help say no when you need to—and save your time, energy, and sanity in the process. Motivational sp…
    - 20 days ago 31 Oct 17, 9:45am -
  • Better Things Come to Those Who Wait

    Better Things Come to Those Who Wait

    We live in an instant culture. But if we limit ourselves to fast and easy, we miss out on any wins that require patience or persistence. Honestly, most big wins fall into that second category. In this episode, we’ll share three practices to heighte…
    - 20 days ago 31 Oct 17, 9:45am -
  • Mind Over Marshmallow

    Mind Over Marshmallow

    Finally Some Good News for the Impatient. The marshmallow test is a great example of how popular social science is amplified by popular culture. Experiments that measured young children’s willpower to hold out for that second marshmallow, first con…
    - 20 days ago 31 Oct 17, 9:45am -
  • How to Avoid Career Stagnation

    How to Avoid Career Stagnation

    Effective leadership involves a commitment to personal development. Unless you continue to grow alongside your business, it will eventually outstrip you. Or worse, stagnate behind you. Join us to explore the three behaviors of high-growth leaders so…
    - 27 days ago 24 Oct 17, 9:45am -
  • 5 Reasons Why I Read So Many Books

    5 Reasons Why I Read So Many Books

    How Leaders Can Reap the Benefits of Serious Reading. I have always been an avid reader, but over the last few years, I’ve become much more intentional and ambitious in my reading. In 2015, I set my first challenging reading goal: to read fifty-two…
    - 27 days ago 24 Oct 17, 9:45am -
  • Shakespeare’s Plan for Personal Growth

    Shakespeare’s Plan for Personal Growth

    What Leaders Can Learn from the Bard's Plays and Career. In deference to easily scandalized students, Cambridge University has begun adding trigger warnings to English classes that teach some of Shakespeare’s plays. That’s a shame if it deters pa…
    - 27 days ago 24 Oct 17, 9:45am -
  • How Our Partners Empower Our Personal Growth

    How Our Partners Empower Our Personal Growth

    New Study Reveals Link Between Self-Development and Spousal Connection. Leaders and entrepreneurs fail for a million reasons. The usual suspects include lack of cash flow, dearth of technological savvy, or insufficient planning. But according to rese…
    - 27 days ago 24 Oct 17, 9:45am -
  • 3 Habits of Lifelong Learners

    3 Habits of Lifelong Learners

    How Leaders Can Leverage Teachability for Personal Growth. Over the years, I’ve met many influential and successful people, and I’ve observed a common trait in nearly all of them: they were all lifelong learners. If you want to win at life, this…
    - 27 days ago 24 Oct 17, 9:45am -
  • Lead to Win Podcast, Episode 1

    Lead to Win Podcast, Episode 1

    4 Practices to Become a Self-Aware Leader. When a high-performer encounters a startling career setback—perhaps getting fired or passed up for a promotion—the culprit is easy to predict. Nine times out of ten, it stems from a lack of self-awarenes…
    - 27 days ago 24 Oct 17, 9:18am -
  • 4 Practices to Become a Self-Aware Leader

    4 Practices to Become a Self-Aware Leader

    When a high-performer encounters a startling career setback—perhaps getting fired or passed up for a promotion—the culprit is easy to predict. Nine times out of ten, it stems from a lack of self-awareness. Understanding your shortcomings is a pre…
    - 34 days ago 17 Oct 17, 5:05am -
  • Why You Need to Hit Pause to Keep Moving

    Why You Need to Hit Pause to Keep Moving

    4 Simple Steps to Stay Self-Aware, Even During the Craziest Day Ever. After conducting an in-depth study of seventy-two high-performing CEOs, Cornell University researchers reached a surprising conclusion. The key predictor of success for leaders was…
    - 34 days ago 17 Oct 17, 5:04am -
  • How to Avoid Our Most Common Thought Traps

    How to Avoid Our Most Common Thought Traps

    A New Guide to Clear Thinking in a Confusing World. During the early days of the Vietnam War, U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara wanted to know if American military efforts in Vietnam were effective. He charted the numbers of weapons lost, ene…
    - 34 days ago 17 Oct 17, 5:03am -
  • Do You See Yourself Clearly?

    Do You See Yourself Clearly?

    How Teams Can Help Leaders Overcome Their Blindspots. When you see a group of friends roar with laughter after taking a selfie, you can bet they used a warp app to capture the moment. Like the funhouse mirrors of yesteryear, the app stretches our bod…
    - 34 days ago 17 Oct 17, 5:02am -
  • How to Break out of Business as Usual

    How to Break out of Business as Usual

    The Enneagram Solution to Upgrading Our Outmoded Conflict Responses. Whether we know it or not, we all rely on a few basic strategies for moving through the social world. Different people adopt different strategies. Some try to be helpful and friendl…
    - 34 days ago 17 Oct 17, 5:01am -
  • Your Power as a Leader

    Your Power as a Leader

    The 4 Realities of Your Impact on Others. As leaders, we possess more power than we think. But we can only use it for good if we understand it and embrace it.
    - 38 days ago 13 Oct 17, 9:45am -
  • Are You a Responsive Person?

    Are You a Responsive Person?

    4 Ways to Set Expectations for Collaborative Communication. Unresponsive people drive me crazy. I hate sending an email or Slack message to someone and then waiting days to hear anything back. (Admittedly, I have sometimes been guilty of this myself.…
    - 40 days ago 11 Oct 17, 9:45am -
  • 5 Reasons You Need to Get Better at Saying No

    5 Reasons You Need to Get Better at Saying No

    Finding the Positive in the Negative. I have a hard time saying “no.” Perhaps you do, too. I think it is more common than we think, especially for those who are empathetic or nurturing. Here are five reasons why we must get better.
    - 42 days ago 9 Oct 17, 9:45am -
  • 3 Ways to Go Further, Faster

    3 Ways to Go Further, Faster

    The Secret Power of Sherpas, Experts, and Coaches. What is the single most important thing you can do to make your dreams become reality? In this post I share a critically important success principle and three ways to apply it.
    - 45 days ago 6 Oct 17, 9:45am -

Chris LoCurto

  • When Your Team Starts To Fall Apart
    What causes people, and your team to start falling apart? Here’s what you’ll discover: What causes teams to fall apart… Why your team needs a Vision How to communicate your company’s Vision How to inject passion into your team We’ve launche…
    - 6 days ago 14 Nov 17, 10:00am -
  • The Leadership Conference You Can’t Afford To Miss
    BUILD. LEAD. EMPOWER. 3 DAYS TO YOUR BEST LEADERSHIP, AND STRONGEST TEAM. I’m so stoked to announce registration is open for our Next-Level Leadership Live Event April 18-20, 2018! LEAD WITH CONFIDENCE. Imagine your business as a well-oiled machine…
    - 11 days ago 9 Nov 17, 10:00am -
  • How To Execute A Compensation Plan To Lead Champions

    - 11 days ago 9 Nov 17, 10:00am -
  • How To Build Your Leadership Roadmap
    You’ve heard me say it… “it’s your job to make your team successful…” Well, how do you do that? How do you know you’re doing the right things as a leader? Today we’re talking about the leadership roadmap to get you there…the tactics…
    - 20 days ago 31 Oct 17, 9:00am -
  • Encore Episode: A Huge Life Change Takes Perspective, Not Magic
    Listen Now: You can Subscribe in iTunes ! Can people change? People weigh in on this topic in everyday conversation, and so many conclude people can’t… To grow, to have a stronger life, change must happen. It is absolutely up to you to change y…
    - 25 days ago 25 Oct 17, 9:33pm -
  • What Were You Created To Do?
    Listen Now: You can Subscribe in iTunes ! Find direction, and what you were created to do. First, there are some things you need to ask, perspective you need to gain. It’s important to look at what molds who you are. Here’s what you’ll discov…
    - 34 days ago 17 Oct 17, 9:43am -
  • 5 Critical Steps to Lead Yourself Better
    Listen Now: You can Subscribe in iTunes !   Here are 5 ways to lead yourself better starting today. 1. A Vision For Your Life  2. Act On New Information Immediately 3. Community 4. Accountability 5. Grace Listen here to learn how to lead you…
    - 45 days ago 6 Oct 17, 9:00am -
  • Creating a Culture of Champions
    Listen Now: You can Subscribe in iTunes ! Will you create it, or suffer in it? Let’s talk about one of the most frustrating things in business. It’s something that drains productivity, creates turnover, and sets the tone for everything you d…
    - 48 days ago 3 Oct 17, 9:00am -
  • How Your Root System Shapes Your DNA
    Listen Now: You can Subscribe in iTunes ! What’s shaping your DNA? Today we are airing a special episode. A few months back I recorded a conversation with Chris Cook about our sense of identity and purpose…about how we are shaped by our belief…
    - 55 days ago 26 Sep 17, 9:35am -
  • AskChris: The Right Leadership Questions, Your Next Steps, and Budgeting
    Listen Now: You can Subscribe in iTunes! Discover your next steps and goals, how-to leading in difficult situations, and budget… Today we’re answering your questions. Here’s what we cover: What to ask to determine your “next-level” directi…
    - 62 days ago 19 Sep 17, 9:00am -


  • #232 Clate Mask—How to Grow Over $1 Million
    When New York Times best-selling author Clate Mask talks about scaling a small business, he has plenty of personal experience to draw upon. Infusionsoft, the start-up he cofounded in 2001 and now runs as CEO, is one of the fastest-growing private com…
    - 7 days ago 13 Nov 17, 2:14pm -
  • #231: Renée Mauborgne—Move Beyond Competing
    World-renowned professor and best-selling author Renée Mauborgne has spent the last decade proving to businesses around the world that they have the power to shape their industry—in spite of the competition. In fact, making decisions based on what…
    - 14 days ago 6 Nov 17, 6:30am -
  • #230: Live From Our 1-Day Leadership Event
    We are so excited to share some of the highlights from last Friday’s EntreLeadership 1-Day event! Over 1,000 small-business owners and leaders from around the country gathered in Nashville to learn all about building a championship team, and it was…
    - 20 days ago 31 Oct 17, 5:30am -
  • #229: Dina Dwyer Owens—Why Values Matter
    During her tenure at Dwyer Group, Co-Chair Dina Dwyer-Owens has helped grow the company into a billion-dollar international business. She credits much of that financial success to the company’s rock-solid system of core values. While many companies…
    - 28 days ago 23 Oct 17, 5:30am -
  • #228: Donald Miller—How to Double Your Revenue
    Donald Miller, best-selling author and CEO of StoryBrand, knows your most powerful marketing tool has nothing to do with a big budget. The most effective marketing comes down to one simple thing: the right words. Note: cute or clever ones never work.…
    - 35 days ago 16 Oct 17, 5:30am -
  • #227: Christy Wright—Communicating With Intention
    Our own Christy Wright knows that the lifeblood of any business—big or small—is straightforward, intentional communication. And she shares that advice daily with women all across the country who are taking the leap into starting their own busines…
    - 39 days ago 12 Oct 17, 5:30am -
  • #226: Jocko Willink—The Discipline Advantage
    Once upon a time, Jocko Willink—a retired and highly decorated Navy SEAL (he’s both a Silver and Bronze Star recipient)—traveled the world on military missions. These days, as a best-selling author and leadership coach, his work still takes him…
    - 42 days ago 9 Oct 17, 5:30am -
  • #225: Chris Hogan—Are You Too Comfortable?
    In this special bonus episode, our own Chris Hogan, best-selling author of Retire Inspired, explains why he has forced himself to get really comfortable with being uncomfortable—and why you should too! Although leading from your comfort zone may fe…
    - 46 days ago 5 Oct 17, 5:30am -
  • #224: Brian Buffini—The Emigrant Edge
    Did you know a high percentage of small businesses are started by emigrants? How about Fortune 100 and 500 companies? Ditto. So what gives them such an advantage? Best-selling author Brian Buffini returns to the podcast to discuss the emigrant edge a…
    - 49 days ago 2 Oct 17, 5:30am -
  • #223: Mike Erwin—The Power of Solitude
    An Intelligence Officer in three combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, Mike Erwin has had to weigh in on the heaviest of all decisions—the ones that involve life and death. Of course, military intel and his years of training were invaluable in thos…
    - 56 days ago 25 Sep 17, 5:30am -
  • #222 Patrick Lencioni—Getting Hiring Right
    Best-selling author and leadership expert Patrick Lencioni has high standards when it comes to hiring, but the qualities he looks for might not be at all what you think. Join us to find out his three non-negotiable characteristics—and why the combi…
    - 63 days ago 18 Sep 17, 5:30am -
  • #221: Dave Ramsey—A 25 Year Celebration
    From local radio to national syndication, Dave Ramsey and longtime producer Blake Thompson have been on quite a journey together. While the scope and reach of The Dave Ramsey Show have grown immensely, the focus still remains on one singular thing: p…
    - 70 days ago 11 Sep 17, 5:30am -
  • #220: Anthony Iannarino—Conquering the Close
    Even if you’re offering up the most groundbreaking, one-in-a-million product, actually sealing the deal—the close—can be tricky. But best-selling author, sales leader and entrepreneur Anthony Iannarino insists it doesn’t have to be. In fact,…
    - 77 days ago 4 Sep 17, 5:30am -
  • #219: Jon Gordon—Leading with Positivity
    Best-selling author and leadership consultant Jon Gordon has coached an impressive roster of powerhouse leaders from many organizations—the Clemson Tigers football team, the U.S. Military Academy and Dell to name a few. And they all have one thing…
    - 84 days ago 28 Aug 17, 5:30am -
  • #218: Stephen Mansfield — Avoiding the Fall
    New York Times best-selling author and leadership guru Stephen Mansfield has seen his share of powerful leaders crash and burn—and the fallout is pretty brutal (think reputations destroyed, careers ruined, billions of dollars lost). Find out what d…
    - 91 days ago 21 Aug 17, 5:30am -
  • #217: Dr. Robert Cialdini — Why People Say Yes
    Psychologist and best-selling author Dr. Robert Cialdini has spent over 30 years studying the science of influence—and everyone from Google and Microsoft to the United States Department of Justice has sought his expert advice. In this episode, Dr.…
    - 98 days ago 14 Aug 17, 5:30am -
  • #216: Jon Taffer — Rescue Your Business

    - 7 Aug 17, 5:30am -
  • #215: Dr. Tim Elmore — Meet Generation Z
    One of our most popular guests, Dr. Tim Elmore, returns to discuss the next generation entering the workforce—Generation Z. This group is definitely different, and leadership styles will need to change. Also on tap, host Ken Coleman interviews one…
    - 31 Jul 17, 5:30am -
  • #214: Ken Blanchard — Cross-Generational Mentoring
    We’re all familiar with mentoring. But this week’s guest, leadership guru Ken Blanchard, puts a new spin on it. It’s not always about the older, wiser, seasoned business vet giving advice to a newbie just starting their career. Each has their o…
    - 24 Jul 17, 5:30am -
  • #213: Dr. Arthur Laffer —A Return to Prosperity
    Dr. Arthur Laffer, world-renowned economist, father of supply-side economics, and advisor to President Ronald Reagan, joins us for a unique conversation on what makes an economy thrive and what makes it dive. He also shares his memories of the late p…
    - 17 Jul 17, 5:30am -
  • #212: Jeff Rosenblum—A New Approach to Branding
    The days of traditional advertising are quickly disappearing, so how do you get your name out there? Digital marketing expert Jeff Rosenblum joins us to share his secrets for making people passionate about your brand. Jeff is the founding partner of…
    - 10 Jul 17, 5:30am -
  • #211: John Tabis—Turning Rejection Into Opportunity
    Imagine getting a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to catapult your business to the stratosphere by pitching it on the hit TV show Shark Tank . . . but you blow it. What do you do? If you are today’s guest, John Tabis, CEO and founder of The Bouqs Co…
    - 3 Jul 17, 5:30am -
  • #210: Seth Godin—Change Your Mind, Change Your Life
    Marketing master Seth Godin returns to the podcast for an in-depth conversation on change, from why we avoid it to how you can make it the number-one weapon in your arsenal. We’re also sharing another EntreLeader story. Small-business owner Mike La…
    - 26 Jun 17, 5:30am -
  • #209: Jeff Goins—Capitalizing on Your Creative Strengths
    Entrepreneur and best-selling author Jeff Goins stops by the studio to discuss thriving in today’s creative age, whether you’re the next Michelangelo or a business person looking to launch that next great idea. Also on the show is social media ex…
    - 19 Jun 17, 5:30am -
  • #208: Mel Robbins—5 Seconds to a Better Life and Business
    What if you could become more confident, stop procrastinating, beat fear and uncertainty, story worrying, and feel happier? This week’s featured guest, Mel Robbins, says you can change in five seconds, and she’s sharing the tools you need to get…
    - 12 Jun 17, 5:30am -
  • #207: Zoro the Drummer—Why the World Needs Your Gifts 
    As business owners and leaders, we have a deep desire to do work that matters. World-class musician, entrepreneur and author Zoro shares his keys for unlocking your limitless potential. Hear how attitude, learning, practicing and the power of proximi…
    - 5 Jun 17, 5:30am -
  • #206: EntreLeadership Summit Bonus 3—Q&A With Patrick Lencioni
    We wind up our EntreLeadership Summit podcast series with a fascinating conversation featuring Dave and best-selling business author Patrick Lencioni. The pair discuss the three qualities you need to look for when trying to hire ideal team members—…
    - 29 May 17, 5:30am -
  • #205: EntreLeadership Summit Bonus 2—Ramsey Solutions Leaders
    We’re continuing our bonus content from EntreLeadership Summit in Orlando, Florida, with some special conversations with Ramsey Solutions leaders. We start with Herb Jenkins, Executive Vice President. Herb shares what prevents a small business from…
    - 26 May 17, 3:18pm -
  • #204: EntreLeadership Summit Bonus 1—Simon Sinek 
    On today’s bonus episode from EntreLeadership Summit, we’re featuring a Q&A session with one of our favorite leadership experts—Simon Sinek. In addition to his lesson, Simon took the time to answer queries from our attendees. Once off the stage…
    - 25 May 17, 10:00pm -
  • #203: EntreLeadership Summit Day 3—John C. Maxwell
    He may be known for teaching leadership and writing international best sellers, but John C. Maxwell says what he’s most passionate about is personal growth. On the final day of EntreLeadership Summit, he takes the stage to share his tips on bringin…
    - 25 May 17, 2:01am -
  • #202: EntreLeadership Summit Day 2—Coach Lou Holtz
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    - 24 May 17, 3:13am -
  • #201: EntreLeadership Summit Day 1—Dave Ramsey
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  • #200: Danielle Ontiveros—The Power of Patience and Perseverance
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    - 15 May 17, 5:30am -
  • #199: Adam Braun—Why You Need to Value Competency Over Credentials
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    - 8 May 17, 5:30am -
  • #198: Ian Morgan Cron—How Self-Awareness Makes You More Successful
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    - 1 May 17, 5:30am -
  • #197: Mike Michalowicz—Become Permanently Profitable
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    - 24 Apr 17, 5:30am -
  • #196: Christy Wright—Creating More Balance in Your Life
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    - 20 Apr 17, 5:30am -
  • #195: Ryan Deiss—How to Create Loyalty in Millennials
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    - 17 Apr 17, 5:30am -
  • #194: Patrick Bet-David—How to Scale Your Business
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    - 10 Apr 17, 5:30am -
  • #193: Ryan Holiday—Battling Ego

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  • #192: Scott Belsky—Making Ideas Happen
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    - 27 Mar 17, 5:30am -
  • #191: Adam Grant—Championing Creative Ideas
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    - 20 Mar 17, 5:30am -
  • #190: Robert Herjavec—Creating Your Own Success
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    - 13 Mar 17, 5:30am -
  • #189: Andy Andrews—How Small Changes Help You Win
    What does Napoleon’s defeat, Michael Phelps’ Olympic victories and the discovery of atoms all have in common? Best-selling author Andy Andrews says they were all made (or broken) by the little things. He stops by the studio to discuss the impact…
    - 6 Mar 17, 6:30am -
  • #188: David Novak—Why Recognition Matters
    Want to make your team happier, more productive and ready to take on every day? Acclaimed CEO David Novak joins us to discuss a simple but powerful tool that can help you achieve that goal: recognition. Whether you’re just starting a company or hav…
    - 27 Feb 17, 6:30am -
  • #187: Marie Forleo—The Value of Investing in Yourself
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    - 20 Feb 17, 6:30am -
  • #186: Bob Beaudine—The Power of Relationships
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    - 13 Feb 17, 6:30am -
  • #185: Don Yaeger—Creating a Championship Team
    Whether in business or sports, teams that are winning all have one thing in common: a sense of purpose. Best-selling author Don Yaeger joins us to discuss how you can create one for your employees. Also on tap, we’re sharing one of the most-talked…
    - 6 Feb 17, 6:30am -
  • #184: David Allen—Getting Strategic With Personal Productivity
    If “overwhelmed” seems like the best way to describe your day, listen in. Because the leading authority on personal organization, David Allen, joins us to discuss how to get things done. This best-selling author shares new insights on personal p…
    - 30 Jan 17, 6:30am -
  • #183: John Venhuizen—Differentiating Yourself From the Competition
    Ace Hardware’s CEO and President John Venhuizen joins this week’s episode to share his company’s story of successfully reinventing itself to fight against ever-increasing competition from big box stores. With more than 4,800 stores locally owne…
    - 23 Jan 17, 6:30am -
  • #182: Cal Newport—Focused Success in a Distracted World
    In today’s world with all of its diversions, it’s harder than ever to concentrate. But don’t give up! It’s still possible to focus intensely on cognitively demanding tasks, says this week’s featured guest, Cal Newport. The author and profes…
    - 16 Jan 17, 6:30am -
  • #181: Chris Baréz-Brown—Escaping a Life on Autopilot
    It’s been estimated that more than 80% of our time awake is spent on autopilot, leading to a life of missed moments and even less enjoyment at home and at work. This week’s guest, Chris Baréz-Brown, is on a mission to help us escape that routine…
    - 9 Jan 17, 6:30am -
  • #180: Chris Voss—Negotiating as if Your Life Depended on It
    Life is a series of negotiations. And in this week’s episode, we’re going to show how to be the best at it with the help of a former FBI international hostage negotiator. Chris Voss joins us to share effective tactics and strategies you can use t…
    - 2 Jan 17, 6:30am -
  • #179: The Top 10 EntreLeadership Podcasts of 2016
    We’re taking a look back at 2016 by sharing clips from our favorite podcast episodes of the year based on the number of downloads and feedback from our listeners. We’re also featuring our top five EntreLeadership tools. entreleadership.com/podca…
    - 26 Dec 16, 6:30am -
  • #178: Steve Graves—7 Key Strategies for 2017
    Want to make 2017 the best year yet? Then listen in, because organizational strategist, social innovator and executive coach Steve Graves joins us to share his practical steps for winning next year. Whether you are a start-up, a growing enterprise, o…
    - 19 Dec 16, 6:30am -

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