Marshall Goldsmith: At 75, Sharing Wisdom On Coaching, Leadership & Living A Meaningful Life

  Marshall Goldsmith is one of the top executive coaches in the world. He was a pioneer in the use of 360-degree feedback which involves gathering input from peers, subordinates, and supervisors to assess a manager’s impact and effectiveness. His approach to...

Michael Norton: How Rituals Can Transform Your Team’s Connection, Happiness & Performance

  In our every day experience at work, we attend innumerable events – team meetings, orientations, employee recognition events, etc.) – that all have the potential to become really tedious & uninspiring simply because they feel routine & therefore...

Saul Perlmutter: How To Make Smarter Judgments & Wiser Decisions

  There’s a lot that’s remarkable about the new book, Third Millennium Thinking: Creating Sense in a World of Nonsense, starting with the fact that one of its three co-authors is a Nobel laureate who earned the Nobel prize in physics for discovering the...

Mary C. Murphy: How A Culture Of Growth Can Transform Your Team

    Nearly two decades ago, Stanford University psychologist, Carol Dweck, introduced the groundbreaking idea that human flourishing can be dramatically influenced by how we think about our talents & abilities. In her classic book, “Mindset: The New...

Alison Taylor: How Leadership Can Find “Higher Ground”

  As a professor in NYU’s prestigious Stern School of Business, Alison Taylor spends a lot of time with the next generation of business leaders. In her new best seller, “Higher Ground: How Business Can Do the Right Thing in a Turbulent World,” she tells us that...

Sharon Brous: The Importance Of Fostering Connection In Our Workplaces

  Human beings are social creatures. We’re hard-wired to connect deeply & intimately with others. We want to feel valued, supported, & needed. And this makes connection a fundamental aspect of our existence. But in our busy, technology-driven lives today,...

Andrew McAfee: Being “Geeky” Happens To Be Good Leadership Form

  In his new bestseller, “The Geek Way,” Andrew McAfee makes the fascinating case that the most important technological revolution of our time isn’t what companies make, it's in how they’re being managed. And by his definition, being geeky isn’t a pejorative but...

Eric Potterat: The Mental Disciplines For Leading & Winning

  When we think about the highest performing people in all disciplines of life, they all commonly share the ability to think clearly, stay focused & shrug off setbacks all while under very high levels of stress. In their most critical moments, in other words,...

Bob Sutton: Greasing The Skids For Organizational Success

  Every organization is plagued by what Stanford University Business School professor, Bob Sutton, calls “destructive friction:” forces that make it harder, more complicated, or downright impossible to get things done. In Sutton’s language, “the convoluted,...

Daniel Goleman: How To Optimize Emotional Intelligence

  The expression, “emotional intelligence” is seamlessly embedded into our common vernacular – but it was Daniel Goleman’s groundbreaking book a quarter century ago that first coined the idea & brought it to a mass audience. In his #1 bestseller “Emotional...
Herminia Ibarra: Act Before You Think!

Herminia Ibarra: Act Before You Think!

  Workplace managers are often told to define their leadership purpose & authentic self, & that this personal introspection & self-reflection will guide their leadership journey....

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Ron Shaich: Know What Matters

Ron Shaich: Know What Matters

  As an entrepreneur and CEO, Ron Shaich has had one truly remarkable career. He’s the founder and former chairman and CEO of Panera Bread, a groundbreaking restaurant brand that today has more...

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Amy Edmondson: How To Fail Well

Amy Edmondson: How To Fail Well

What comes to mind when you think about failure – specifically, a failure of your own? Intellectually, we may all agree that failures are great teachers, but deep down the idea of failing at...

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Cassie Holmes: How To Live More Happy Hours

Cassie Holmes: How To Live More Happy Hours

Our most precious resource isn’t money. It’s time. We’re all given the same twenty-four hours a day – &, for most of us, that never feels enough. We flatter ourselves for being “so busy” in our...

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David Gergen: How Great Leaders Are Made

David Gergen: How Great Leaders Are Made

He’s a New York Times bestselling author, a former White House advisor to four American Presidents – both Republican and Democrat – a long time senior political commentator on CNN television, and...

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Daniel Pink: The Surprising Power Of Regret

Daniel Pink: The Surprising Power Of Regret

“Regrets, I’ve had a few. But then again, too few to mention.” These famous lyrics from Frank Sinatra’s classic song, “My Way,” assert the idea that it's very easy to recover & move on from the...

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Ethan Kross: How To Tame Your Inner Critic

Ethan Kross: How To Tame Your Inner Critic

Do you have a voice in your head that operates like an inner critic & saboteur – one that undermines your success by calling you a loser or a failure, one that insists you’ll never be any good...

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Jim Loehr: Why Character Is Destiny

Jim Loehr: Why Character Is Destiny

Dr. Jim Loehr is the co-founder of Johnson & Johnson’s Human Performance institute & the author of 16 books. He’s a performance coach to some of the world’s greatest athletes including...

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David Rubenstein: “How To Lead”

David Rubenstein: “How To Lead”

As co-executive Chairman of the Carlyle Group, one of the world’s most successful private equity firms – & host of his eponymous podcast on Bloomberg – David Rubenstein has had unparalleled...

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Frances Frei: How To Build And Rebuild Trust

Frances Frei: How To Build And Rebuild Trust

In 2017, ride-sharing innovator, UBER was in serious trouble. The company was facing a lawsuit from drivers that alleged the first had cheated them of pay. Various media reports described UBER as...

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Kim Scott: Leading With Radical Candor

Kim Scott: Leading With Radical Candor

We musn’t fool ourselves into believing that the majority of the world’s workplace managers have bought into the idea that caring deeply about people is essential to leadership success. Metrics on...

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Ashley Goodall: Nine Lies About Work

Ashley Goodall: Nine Lies About Work

In their new best-selling book, “Nine Lies About Work,” co-authors Marcus Buckingham (“First Break All The Rules”) & Cisco’s Director of Leadership, Ashley Goodall prove that many of the basic...

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Liz Fosslien: The Future Is Emotional

Liz Fosslien: The Future Is Emotional

There’s a longstanding taboo against displaying emotions in the workplace – and it’s based on the idea that we make our best business decisions when we keep feelings and intuition out of the mix....

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Daniel Coyle: Cracking “The Culture Code”

Daniel Coyle: Cracking “The Culture Code”

Podcast 005: Daniel Coyle New York Times bestselling author, Daniel Coyle spent the past four years researching the cultures at eight of the world’s most successful organizations — including the...

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Garry Ridge: The CEO Most Of Us Wish We Had

Garry Ridge: The CEO Most Of Us Wish We Had

Podcast 004: Garry Ridge For the past 20 years, Garry Ridge has been CEO of the WD-40 Company, and he’s built one of the most inspiring workplace cultures on the planet. INC. Magazine named him one...

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Tom Peters: A Leadership Legend In Rare Form

Tom Peters: A Leadership Legend In Rare Form

Podcast 003: Tom Peters Legendary leadership author, Tom Peters could easily be reclining on a New England beach these days. But he’s by no means the retiring type. Instead, he just published his...

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Jim Kouzes: A Leadership Giant!

Jim Kouzes: A Leadership Giant!

Podcast 001: Jim Kouses Thirty-years ago, Jim Kouzes and his collaborator Barry Posner wrote "The Leadership Challenge" – a book that has sold 2.5 million copies (so far) and is taught in...

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Mark C. Crowley: Glad You’ve Joined Us!

Mark C. Crowley: Glad You’ve Joined Us!

Podcast 000: Mark C. Crowley The expression "Lead From The Heart" elicits different meanings to different people, so Mark uses his first podcast to introduce himself, his vision for the show and...

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