The LEADx Leadership Show with Kevin Kruse

By Kevin Kruse (leadership and business expert) interviews entrepreneurs, CEO's and executives for career tips and tools for managers.

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Kevin Kruse interviews top leadership experts and business executives to help you accelerate your career and reach your full potential.

Episode Date
#275: LEADx Launches At LTEN (Try Saying That 5x Fast) | Kevin Kruse
2:41
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more.
Jun 15, 2018
#274: Networking Made Simple And Easy | David Burkus
16:01
David Burkus is an associate professor of leadership and innovation at Oral Roberts University. He's a keynote speaker and his TEDx Talk has been viewed over 1.8 million times. He's the bestselling author of several books, and his new book is called Friend of a Friend: Understanding the Hidden Networks That Can Transform Your Life and Your Career.
Jun 11, 2018
#273: What To Do If You Think Somebody Resents Your Success | Kevin Kruse | LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A
18:35
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more.
Jun 08, 2018
#272: G. Riley Mills Is Back To Tell You How To Achieve Your Goals!
23:35
G. Riley Mills is a best-selling author, executive coach, and the cofounder and COO of Pinnacle Performance Company. He's coached some of the world's top executives on their communication skills. His new book is The Bullseye Principle: Mastering Intention-Based Communication to Collaborate, Execute, and Succeed.
Jun 04, 2018
#271: Who Do You Want To Serve? | Kevin Kruse | LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A
29:48
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more.
Jun 01, 2018
#270: What’s The Difference Between Training and Coaching? | Doug McKenna
48:43
Dr. Doug McKenna brings a rich background to the challenge of coaching senior executives. After earning his PhD in differential psychology in 1979 at the University of Minnesota, he plunged into a career of teaching, researching, consulting. In 1993, he left tenure and joined the Microsoft Corporation as general manager corporate HR. From 1993 to 2001, he was the architect of Microsoft's executive and leadership development efforts. During that time, he had the opportunity to coach many of the companies most senior leaders and fast rising stars. His leadership course, designed to resonate with the pace and pressure of Microsoft's culture, has been delivered to Microsoft leaders around the world. Currently, he is president of the Oceanside Institute.
May 28, 2018
#269: How To Become Rich and Famous and Be The Boss Your Team Needs | Kevin Kruse | LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A
22:40
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more.
May 25, 2018
#268: Be The Guide, Not The Hero | Donald Miller
34:01
Donald Miller is the CEO of StoryBrand, a company that helps businesses clarify their message so customers engage. His 7 books have spent more than a year on the New York Times Bestsellers list. His new book is BUILDING A STORYBRAND: Clarify Your Message So Customers Will Listen.
May 21, 2018
#267: Kevin Answers Questions | LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A
22:48
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more.
May 18, 2018
#266: Struggling To Build Better Habits? Try The “If Then” Technique | Mike Steib
31:26
Mike Steib is the CEO of XO Group Inc., owner of the #1 wedding planning brand The Knot and other leading brands to help couples through life's biggest moments. His new book is The Career Manifesto: Discover Your Calling and Create an Extraordinary Life.
May 14, 2018
#265: Kevin’s Management Style User’s Manual | Kevin Kruse | LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A
19:25
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more.
May 11, 2018
#264: How Can You Make Training Stick? | Jerry Acuff | Management | Leadership
35:31
Jerry Acuff is a best selling author, speaker and the founder and CEO of Delta Point, a sales consulting firm. He is ranked as one of the top ten sales experts in the world and was voted game changer of the year in 2017.
May 07, 2018
#263: Understand Yourself to Gain A New Perspective | Kevin Kruse | LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A
21:48
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more.
May 04, 2018
#262: The Key To Supporting Your New Hires | Whitney Johnson | Leadership Manager
23:28
Whitney Johnson has been named one of the 50 leading business thinkers in the world, and is one of Marshall Goldsmith's #100 Coaches; she's a Coach for Harvard Business School's Executive Education program, and her new book is Build an A-Team: Play to Their Strengths and Lead Them Up the Learning Curve.
Apr 30, 2018
#261: Work On Your Career, Not Your Job | Kevin Kruse | LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A
22:50
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more.
Apr 27, 2018
#260: Leadership Advice From Purple Carrot CEO Andy Levitt
27:40
Andy Levitt is the founder of Purple Carrot, the plant-based meal kit company, which he started out of his garage with a mission to inspire others to experience these health benefits themselves.
Apr 23, 2018
#259: How To Motivate Volunteers | Kevin Kruse | LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A
19:18
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more.
Apr 20, 2018
#258: Five Ways We Derail Our Own Careers | Carter Cast | Leadership
28:41
Carter Cast was the VP of Marketing at Electronic Arts, where he launched The Sims, then became the CMO of Blue Nile the largest online seller of diamonds in the world, and moved on to become the CEO of Walmart.com. Today he teaches entrepreneurs at the Kellogg School of Management and he’s a venture capital partner at The Pritzker Group. His new book is THE RIGHT—AND WRONG—STUFF: How Brilliant Careers are Made and Unmade.
Apr 16, 2018
#257: LEADx Weekly Wrapup & Q&A | Kevin Kruse
19:45
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more.
Apr 13, 2018
#256: The Simple Method For High Performance Employees | Ken Blanchard | Servant Leadership
22:49
Ken Blanchard is coauthor of the The One Minute Manager and all of his books combined have sales of more than 21 million copies in 42 languages. His 65th and latest book, Servant Leadership in Action, is a collection of essays from 44 of today’s top servant leadership authorities and practitioners.
Apr 09, 2018
#255: Why I’m Never Going To Retire | Kevin Kruse | LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A
12:06
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more.
Apr 06, 2018
#254: Do Less To Achieve More | Morten Hansen | Productivity | Manager
21:43
Dr. Morten Hansen is a management professor at University of California, Berkeley, and has been honored by Thinkers50 as one of the top management thinkers in the world. His new book is Great at Work: How Top Performers Work Less and Achieve More.
Apr 02, 2018
#253: How To Get More Energy | Kevin Kruse | LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A
17:02
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more.
Mar 30, 2018
#252: There’s No ‘One Size Fits All’ Culture | Denise Lee Yohn | Leadership
22:58
Denise Lee Yohn is the go-to expert on brand-building and an in-demand speaker and consultant. She is the author of the bestselling book What Great Brands Do and her new book is FUSION: How Integrating Brand and Culture Powers the World's Greatest Companies.
Mar 26, 2018
#251: LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A | Kevin Kruse | Engage Your Team in 60 Seconds
17:32
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more.
Mar 23, 2018
#250: Tips For Lasting Motivation From Jeff Haden | Career | Entrepreneur
19:30
Jeff Haden is an Inc.com contributing editor, keynote speaker, LinkedIn Influencer and author of The Motivation Myth: How High Achievers Really Set Themselves Up to Win.
Mar 19, 2018
#249: LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A | Kevin Kruse | What Are Your Priorities?
20:38
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more.
Mar 16, 2018
#248: Inside Out Leadership with Robb Holman
32:36
Robb Holman has been a lifelong serial entrepreneur who founded numerous for-profit and non-profit organizations. He is currently the founder and CEO of Holman International, a global leadership consultancy and his new book is Lead the Way: Inside Out Leadership Principles For Business Owners & Leaders.
Mar 12, 2018
#247: LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A | Kevin Kruse | It’s Not About Self-Motivation
8:55
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more.
Mar 09, 2018
#246: The Art of Authenticity with Karissa Thacker | Leadership
22:16
Dr. Karissa Thacker is founder and president of Strategic Performance Solutions. Her new book is The Art of Authenticity: Tools to Become an Authentic Leader and Your Best Self.
Mar 05, 2018
#245: LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A | Kevin Kruse | How To Be Productive Despite Depression
9:07
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more.
Mar 02, 2018
#244: Smartsheet CEO Mark Mader Talks Culture and Realistic Goals
Mark Mader is the CEO of Smartsheet, a work management software company doing 100 million dollars a year in revenue and was also named to the Best Place to Work in Washington.
Feb 26, 2018
#243: LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A | Kevin Kruse | How To Become A Paid Speaker
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more.
Feb 23, 2018
#242: The Co-Creator Of The Netflix Culture Deck Weighs In On Recruiting And Leadership | Patty McCord
47:18
Sheryl Sandberg has called it, “The most important document ever to come out of Silicon Valley.” Patty McCord co-created that presentation with Netflix CEO Reed Hastings and shaped the unusual no rules culture that enabled Netflix to thrive, during her 14 years as the company’s Chief Talent Officer. Her new book is POWERFUL: Building a Culture of Freedom and Responsibility.
Feb 19, 2018
#241: LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A | Kevin Kruse | Working The Night Shift?
16:56
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more.
Feb 16, 2018
#240: How To Give Constructive Criticism, According To A Four Star General | Ann Dunwoody
30:31
Ann Dunwoody is the first woman in the U.S. Military to have achieved the rank of Four Star General. After 37 years of service, she retired from the army in 2012. In her last assignment, she led and ran the largest global logistics command in the army. She also managed the armies global supply chain in support of operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. Today, she's the President of First to Four, a leadership mentoring company and she also serves on the board of directors for L3 Communications, Kforce and Logistics Management Institute. Her book is A Higher Standard: Leadership Strategies from America's First Female Four-Star General.
Feb 12, 2018
#239: LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A | Kevin Kruse | Do You Need To Have All The Answers As The Boss?
16:14
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more.
Feb 09, 2018
#238: Create Your Successful Future By Avoiding These Mistakes | Skip Prichard
18:57
Skip Prichard is an accomplished CEO, author and keynote speaker. His views have been featured in the BBC, The New York Times, CNN, NPR, Harvard Business Review, and many other publications. His new book is The Book of Mistakes: 9 Secrets to Creating a Successful Future.
Feb 05, 2018
#237: LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A | Kevin Kruse | How To Give An Amazing Speech
20:36
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more.
Feb 02, 2018
#236: Leading in Modern Times: Harness Your Team’s Energy | Rajeev Peshawaria
23:02
Rajeev Peshawaria is the CEO of The Iclif Leadership and Governance Centre, and former Global Chief Learning Officer of both Coca-Cola and Morgan Stanley, and he had senior roles at American Express and Goldman Sachs. His new book is Open Source Leadership: Reinventing Management When There’s No More Business as Usual.
Jan 29, 2018
#235: LEADx Weekly Wrapup | Kevin Kruse | Kevin’s Big Announcement
13:29
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more.
Jan 26, 2018
#234: Throwback Thursday with Hyrum Smith
20:44
It's Throwback Thursday! Hyrum Smith is a true legend in the professional development space. He was one of the original creators of the popular Franklin Day Planner, co-founded the Franklin Quest Company, which became the Franklin Covey Company. He is a bestselling author and he is known for his high impact speeches. His book is The 3 Gaps: Are You Making a Difference?
Jan 25, 2018
#233: Be Resourceful And Get The Training You Need with Arbonne CEO Kay Zanotti
30:37
Kay Zanotti has held senior leadership positions at Procter & Gamble, McDonalds, and is now the CEO of Arbonne, a provider of pure, botanically based health and beauty products. Since taking over as CEO, she navigated the company out of bankruptcy to fantastic growth, and today’s it’s a 600 million dollar business in 7 countries.
Jan 24, 2018
#232: How You Can Embrace Bigger Thinking And Achieve Success | Michael Sonnenfeldt
17:37
Michael Sonnenfeldt began his entrepreneurial career by undertaking the then world’s largest commercial renovation, the transformation of the 2.4 million square foot Harborside Financial Center in Jersey City, NJ, which was sold for over $120 million. He is the founder of TIGER21 and his new book is Think Bigger: And 39 Other Winning Strategies from Successful Entrepreneurs.
Jan 23, 2018
#231: The Weekly One-on-One Meeting (Part IV – Questions & Objections)
14:19
NY Times best selling author and Best Place to Work Winner, Kevin Kruse, offers tips, tools, and rules for managers.
Jan 22, 2018
#230: LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A | Kevin Kruse | Become A Millionaire!
16:40
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more.
Jan 19, 2018
#229: Throwback Thursday with Dan Negroni | Millennials in the Workforce
18:46
It's Throwback Thursday! Dan Negroni leverages his experience as a CEO, attorney, and senior sales and marketing executive to help companies bridge the gap between managers and their millennial workers. He is the founder and CEO of ‘Launchbox' and his new book is Chasing Relevance: 6-Steps To Understand, Engage, and Maximize Next Generation Leaders In The Workplace.
Jan 18, 2018
#228: Amazing Tips for Entrepreneurs From BrightStar CEO Shelly Sun
29:57
Shelly Sun is the CEO and Founder of BrightStar Group and BrightStar Care, which is a home care and medical staffing company. She built it into a 400 million dollar company in just ten years, while balancing work and family. She’s been named Entrepreneur of the Year, and starred in an episode of Undercover Boss.
Jan 17, 2018
#227: Effecting Change Means Leading From The Bottom Up | Gretchen Steidle | Non-Profit
26:06
Gretchen Steidle is the founder and President of Global Grassroots, an international organization that leads a social venture incubator and mindful-leadership program for women and girls in East Africa. Among many other awards, she’s been named a CNN Hero in Haiti. Her new book is Leading from Within: Conscious Social Change and Mindfulness for Social Innovation.
Jan 16, 2018
#226: The Weekly One-on-One Meeting (Part III – The Perfect Agenda)
8:04
NY Times best selling author and Best Place to Work winner, Kevin Kruse, offers tips, tools, and rules for managers.
Jan 15, 2018
#225: LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A | Kevin Kruse | Throw Everything Away!
20:11
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more.
Jan 12, 2018
#224: Throwback Thursday with Jonathan Raymond | More Yoda, Less Superman
20:07
It's Throwback Thursday! Jonathan Raymond is the CEO at Refound and the author of 'Good Authority: How to Become the Leader Your Team is Waiting For.'
Jan 11, 2018
#223: Setting Goals Is Great, But Don’t Forget To Lead In The Now! | John Parker
21:40
John Parker joined Amway in 1993 as a Distributor Relations Sales Manager and quickly advanced through the organization. Today he is Chief Sales Officer for Amway and is responsible for the company’s global sales operations.
Jan 10, 2018
#222: Ditch the 5 year plan, and get BOLD | Carrie Kerpen
22:25
Carrie Kerpen is a keynote speaker, columnist for Forbes & Inc, and CEO and co-founder of Likeable Media. She is the author of the new book WORK IT: Secrets For Success From The Boldest Women In Business.
Jan 09, 2018
#221: The Weekly One-on-One Meeting (Part II)
15:23
NY Times best selling author and Best Place to Work winner, Kevin Kruse, offers tips, tools, and rules for managers.
Jan 08, 2018
#220: LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A | Kevin Kruse | New Year’s Resolutions
15:07
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more.
Jan 05, 2018
#219: Throwback Thursday with Sports Psychologist Stan Beecham
36:41
It's Throwback Thursday! Dr. Stan Beecham is a sports psychologist and director and founding member of the Leadership Resource Center in Atlanta, Georgia. He is the author of Elite Minds: How Winners Think Differently to Create a Competitive Edge and Maximize Success.
Jan 04, 2018
#218: An Introvert’s Map To Success | Morra Aarons-Mele
30:51
Morra Aarons-Mele is the founder of award winning social impact agency Women Online, hosts the podcast Hiding in the Bathroom, and created the influencer network The Mission List. Her new book is Hiding in the Bathroom: An Introvert’s Roadmap to Getting Out There.
Jan 03, 2018
#217: Don’t Forget To Dream: A Pastor’s Advice On Finding Your Vision | Luke Barnett
24:13
Luke Barnett is the pastor of Dream City Church with 25,000 members and multiple campuses in and around Phoenix Arizona. His new book is The Dream-Centered Life: Discovering What Drives You.
Jan 02, 2018
#216: The Weekly One-on-One Meeting (Part 1)
12:50
NY Times best selling author and Best Place to Work winner, Kevin Kruse, offers tips, tools, and rules for managers.
Jan 01, 2018
#215: LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A | Mission and Business Plans for Startups
32:27
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more.
Dec 29, 2017
#214: Throwback Thursday with Paul Axtell | Make Your Meetings Count!
17:31
It's Throwback Thursday! Paul Axtell is known for his expertise in how to run effective and productive meetings. His book is Meetings Matter: 8 Powerful Strategies for Remarkable Conversations.
Dec 28, 2017
#213: The 4 Values You Need For A High Performing Team with Anytime Fitness CEO Chuck Runyon
18:36
Chuck Runyon is Co-Founder and CEO of Self-Esteem Brands the parent company of Anytime Fitness, which now has 3,500 locations around the world. He was recently honored by Chief Executive magazine with its inaugural “Leadership” award. He is the author of Love Work: Inspire a High-performing Work Culture at the Center of People, Purpose, Profits and Play.
Dec 27, 2017
#212: How To Become The Leader of Your Pack with President of Camp Bow Wow Christina Russell
23:39
Christina Russell spent most of her career in franchising, starting as a franchisor at Curves International. Today she is President and Leader of the Pack at Camp Bow Wow, which has 140 different locations, making it North America’s largest provider of doggy day care, boarding and training.
Dec 26, 2017
#211: 7 Tips For First-Time Managers | From Individual Contributor to First-Time Manager (Part 3)
3:32
NY Times best selling author and Best Place to Work winner, Kevin Kruse, offers tips, tools, and rules for managers.
Dec 25, 2017
#210: LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A | Youthquake, Goals, Best Notebook
24:00
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more.
Dec 22, 2017
#209: Throwback Thursday with David Marquet
23:23
It's Throwback Thursday! David Marquet served in the US Submarine force for 28 years. He was assigned Command of the nuclear submarine, USS Santa Fe, which at the time was suffering from low morale, low performance, and low crew retention. By rejecting the classic leader-follower model, our guest transformed the performance of the Santa Fe from the worst to the best in the fleet. He is the author of Turn the Ship Around.
Dec 21, 2017
#208: Get The Best, Keep The Best: The Keys to Amazing Employee Engagement | Aron Ain
15:03
Aron Ain is the CEO of Kronos, a company that provides workforce management software. He joined right out of college in 1979 when there was just a few employees, and today he leads a company which has over 5000 employees and does 1.3 billion in revenue. Kronos has been named a best place to work by The Globe and Mail, the Boston Business Journal and Montreal Gazette. He’s personally one of the highest rated CEOs on Glassdoor.
Dec 20, 2017
#207: The Journey of A Startup With FreshBooks CEO Mike McDerment
24:42
Mike McDerment is the co-founder and CEO of FreshBooks, the world’s #1 cloud accounting software for self-employed professionals. Built in 2003 after he accidentally saved over an invoice, Mike spent 3.5 years growing FreshBooks from his parents’ basement. Since then, over 10 million people have used FreshBooks, and they’ve just completed a $57 million venture raise.
Dec 19, 2017
#206: Three Common Mistakes Of First-Time Managers
10:22
NY Times best selling author and Best Place to Work Winner, Kevin Kruse, offers tips, tools, and rules for managers.
Dec 18, 2017
#205: LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A | How To Make A Podcast | Kevin Kruse
20:42
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more.
Dec 15, 2017
#204: Throwback Thursday with Former FBI Negotiator Chris Voss
18:30
It's Throwback Thursday! Chris Voss is a 24 year veteran of the FBI, and he retired as their lead international kidnapping negotiator. Today, his company specializes in solving business communication problems with hostage negotiation solutions. He is the CEO of ‘The Black Swan Group’ and author of national best-seller Never Split The Difference: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It.
Dec 14, 2017
#203: Stop Workplace Drama: Reveal Your Motives | Dr. Nate Regier
20:37
Dr. Nate Regier is a former practicing psychologist and the co-founder and CEO of Next Element, a global advisory firm specializing in building cultures of compassionate accountability. His new book is Conflict Without Casualties: A Field Guide for Leading with Compassionate Accountability.
Dec 13, 2017
#202: Time To Let Your Inner Creative Genius Out | Tina Seelig
17:41
For 18 years, Tina Seelig has taught the best and brightest at Google, Intel, Adobe, Apple, and other Silicon Valley companies, how to unleash their creative entrepreneurial spirit. She has a PhD in neuroscience and is a Stanford Professor. Her new book is Creativity Rules - Get Ideas Out of Your Head and Into the World.
Dec 12, 2017
#201: From Individual Contributor to First-Time Manager | Part I
16:03
NY Times best selling author and Best Place to Work Winner, Kevin Kruse, offers tips, tools, and rules for managers.
Dec 11, 2017
#200: LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A | Kevin Kruse & Tara Millette
33:27
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, and LEADx editor, Tara Millette, answer listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more.
Dec 08, 2017
#199: Throwback Thursday with Jason Fried | Basecamp
21:58
Jason Fried is the co-founder & CEO of Basecamp and the co-author of 'Getting Real: The Smarter, Faster, Easier Way to Build a Successful Web Application, REWORK, and Remote: Office Not Required.
Dec 07, 2017
#198: “If You Don’t Ask, You Don’t Get” Career Advice From Alisa Cohn
19:20
Alisa Cohn is an executive coach who works with startup founders, CEOs and executive teams on many topics including executive presence, influence, and decision making. She contributes to Forbes, Worth and was selected as one of the top 100 coaches in the Marshall Goldsmith 100 project.
Dec 06, 2017
#197: Conquer Direct Sales And Take Charge Of Your Career with Avon’s Betty Palm
16:24
Betty Palm started her career in the direct-selling industry as a PR intern at Avon and recently returned as President, Social Selling for New Avon. Avon has been in business for 130 years and has launched more female entrepreneurs than any other company.
Dec 05, 2017
#196: Top Tips For Giving Effective Feedback Part III | Manager Tips, Tools and Rules
8:25
Effective Feedback is such an important topic that Kevin decided to do one more episode, summarizing the material in a top tips format.
Dec 04, 2017
#195: LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A | Kevin Kruse
30:30
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more.
Dec 01, 2017
#194: Throwback Thursday with Productivity Guru Rory Vaden
21:50
Rory Vaden is the co-founder of Southwestern Consulting, a multimillion dollar global consulting practice. You may have already seen or heard him on Oprah, CNN, CNBC, Fast Company or Success Magazine. He’s a global expert on self-discipline and productivity and his book 'Take the Stairs' was a New York Times bestseller. His newest book is 'Procrastinate on Purpose: 5 Permissions To Multiply Your Time.'
Nov 30, 2017
#193: Millennials And Management: How To Handle A Staff Of All Ages | Daisy Hernandez
27:16
Daisy Hernandez has held several leadership roles in business operations, engineering program management and software development at high tech and telecommunications companies such as Oracle, BEA, Plumtree, Syndeo., Today she is the Global VP of Product Management for SAP Jam, SAP’s cloud collaboration platform.
Nov 29, 2017
#192: Great Parents Do These 3 Things | Amy Morin
16:30
Amy Morin is a psychotherapist, a lecturer at Northeastern University, and a bestselling author. Her first book, 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do, stemmed from an article that was read by more than 50 million people. Her new book teaches parents the unhealthy habits to avoid if you want to raise mentally strong kids. It’s called 13 Things Mentally Strong Parents Don't Do: Raising Self-assured Children.
Nov 28, 2017
#191: How To Give Effective Feedback (Part II) | Manager Tools and Rules, Management
19:10
Part two of How To Give Effective Feedback, which is the top tool for managers who want to both improve performance and increase employee engagement.
Nov 27, 2017
#190: LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A | Kevin Kruse & Tara Millette
37:13
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, and LEADx editor, Tara Millette, answer listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more.
Nov 24, 2017
#189: 7 Responses To Get Out Of Awkward Workplace Interactions | Alicia Bassuk
35:36
Alicia Bassuk is a leadership coach, speaker, author, and the founder of leadership development firm Ubica. Her clients include professional athletes, C-level executives, presidential appointees, and entrepreneurs. How can you handle any tricky work situation?
Nov 23, 2017
#188: The 3 Things First Time Managers Should Be Doing | Heide Abelli
23:43
Heide Abelli is Senior Vice President at Skillsoft where she leads the development of leadership training. She is also an adjunct professor at the Boston College Carroll School of Management. What are the new skills we need as managers and leaders?
Nov 22, 2017
#187: Unhappy At Work? Here’s How You Can Fix It | Dr. Annie McKee
22:47
Annie McKee, PhD is a best-selling author, respected academic, speaker and sought-after advisor to top global leaders. She is a senior fellow at the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education and has co-authored Harvard Business Review books including Primal Leadership, Resonant Leadership, and Becoming a Resonant Leader. Her new book is How to Be Happy at Work: The Power of Purpose, Hope and Friendships.
Nov 21, 2017
#186: How To Give Effective Feedback (Part I) | Manager Tools and Rules, Management
26:38
What simple thing can you do, that only takes a couple minutes, to drive massive levels of employee engagement and team performance? This episode teaches you the art and science of giving Effective Feedback.
Nov 20, 2017
#185: LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A | Kevin Kruse & Tara Millette
26:59
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, and LEADx editor, Tara Millette, answer listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more.
Nov 17, 2017
#184: The Simple Secret To A Shorter Work Week and Less Stress | John Jonas
21:49
John Jonas is an entrepreneur who claims to work only 17 hours a week. He is the founder of OnlineJobs.ph, a job board that helps entrepreneurs, small businesses and others to find talented Filipino workers.
Nov 16, 2017
#183: The One Tool Military Officers Use To Stay On Top | Joe Byerly (Part II)
14:39
Joe Byerly is a Major in the United States Army with over thirteen years of experience in garrison and combat environments. He served two tours in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and is the recipient of two Bronze Stars and 1 purple heart. He writes frequently on the topic of leadership and has published articles in ARMY Magazine, Military Review, Small Wars Journal, and many others. His blog is From The Green Notebook.
Nov 15, 2017
#182: The One Tool Military Officers Use To Stay On Top | Joe Byerly (Part I)
23:05
Joe Byerly is a Major in the United States Army with over thirteen years of experience in garrison and combat environments. He served two tours in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and is the recipient of two Bronze Stars and 1 purple heart. He writes frequently on the topic of leadership and has published articles in ARMY Magazine, Military Review, Small Wars Journal, and many others. His blog is From The Green Notebook.
Nov 14, 2017
#181: The Days of the “Hard Sell” Are Over, Here’s the Right Way to Make the Sale | Daniel Chard
16:08
Daniel Chard has 25 years of experience in the direct selling industry with top leadership positions at PartyLite and Nu Skin. Today he is the CEO of publicly traded company Medifast, the parent company of OPTA-VIA which used to be called Take Shape for Life.
Nov 13, 2017
#180: LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A | Kevin Kruse & Tara Millette
31:04
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, and LEADx editor, Tara Millette, answer listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more.
Nov 10, 2017
#179: Give Yourself Permission To Engage | Vernice Armour
23:19
Vernice Armour is a former United States Marine Corps officer who was the first African-American female combat pilot in US History. She flew a SuperCobra attack helicopter and served two tours in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. She is the author of Zero to Breakthrough: The 7-Step, Battle-Tested Method for Accomplishing Goals that Matter.
Nov 09, 2017
#178: Stop Pushing Your Feelings Down And Start Becoming Agile | Dr. Susan David
26:09
Dr. Susan David is a renowned Harvard Medical School psychologist and a co-founder of the Harvard Institute of Coaching. She challenges the prevailing attitude that we should “fix” our difficult emotions through positive thinking and chasing happiness. Her new book is Emotional Agility: Get Unstuck, Embrace Change, and Thrive in Work and Life.
Nov 08, 2017
#177: Slow Your Roll and Know Your Goal | Rachel Cooke
21:46
Rachel Cooke is the founder of Lead Above Noise, whose mission is to empower leaders to catalyze performance that delivers business results. Through consulting and workshops she ignites the activation of microchanges–the tiniest increments of change that maximize impact while minimizing disruption.
Nov 07, 2017
#176: Get Back To Basics And Sweep Away Your Brain Junk | Susan Baroncini-Moe
26:59
Susan Baroncini-Moe is an executive coach, author and speaker who previously broke the Guinness World Records title for the longest uninterrupted webcast. Now she is the host of 2Questions.TV, a show where she dives deep and gleans wisdom from her guests on a variety of topics in just two questions. She is the founder of Business in Blue Jeans and author of a book of the same name.
Nov 06, 2017
#175: Kevin Tells His Best (worst) Halloween Jokes | LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A
27:00
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, and LEADx editor, Tara Millette, answer listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more.
Nov 03, 2017
#174: Success Tips From Shark Tank Entrepreneur and Honeyfund Founder Sara Margulis
20:16
Sara Margulis is an entrepreneur who is an expert in wedding and crowdfunding industries. She and her husband started the company Honeyfund after their own wedding, when guests contributed more than $5000 toward their dream honeymoon in Fiji. Honeyfund is now the #1 online wedding registry. After appearing on the TV show Shark-Tank they landed an investment Kevin O’Leary, and launched a new site, Plumfund, an online crowd-gifting for all of life’s occasions.
Nov 02, 2017
#173: The Most Funded Language Learning App In Kickstarter History | Gabriel Wyner
30:33
Gabriel Wyner invented a whole new way of learning foreign languages. He reached fluency in French in 5 months, Russian in 10 months…he speaks a total of six languages fluently and he’s learning more. His kickstarter campaign became the most successful app campaign in the site's history. Wyner's new book is called Fluent Forever: How to Learn Any Language Fast and Never Forget It.
Nov 01, 2017
#172: How To Avoid Writer’s Block | Alan Alda (Part II)
20:52
Most recognized for his role playing Hawkeye Pierce on the TV series M*A*S*H, Alan Alda is a globally recognized actor, writer and director with seven Emmy Awards and three Tony nominations. Active in the science community, he hosted Scientific American Fronters for eleven years and founded the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science at Stony Brook University. Alda's new book is If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look on My Face?
Oct 31, 2017
#171: How To Avoid Awkward Conversations | Alan Alda (Part I)
26:24
Most recognized for his role playing Hawkeye Pierce on the TV series M*A*S*H, Alan Alda is a globally recognized actor, writer and director with seven Emmy Awards and three Tony nominations. Active in the science community, he hosted Scientific American Fronters for eleven years and founded the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science at Stony Brook University. Alda's new book is If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look on My Face?
Oct 30, 2017
#170: LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A | Kevin Kruse & Tara Millette
28:20
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, and LEADx editor, Tara Millette, answer listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more.
Oct 27, 2017
#169: Know Your Brand: The 6 Steps To Amazing Marketing | Andy Cunningham
24:20
Andy Cunningham is the founder of Cunningham Collective, a marketing, brand and communication strategy firm. She has played a role in the launch of many technology categories and products, including the Apple Macintosh. Her new book is Get to Aha!: Discover Your Positioning DNA and Dominate Your Competition.
Oct 26, 2017
#168: What A Passenger Of The Miracle On The Hudson Learned About Life | Dave Sanderson
27:37
Dave Sanderson was a passenger on "Miracle on the Hudson" Flight 1549 which landed in the Hudson River by Captain Sully Sullenberger. Because Sanderson chose to help others, he was the last passenger to leave the plane. He wrote about his story in his book Moments Matter.
Oct 25, 2017
#167: How To Make Strong Decisions And Deliver Tough News Like A Pro | Amy Kates
16:31
Amy Kates is the Managing Partner of KatesKesler Organizational Consulting, and the co-author of Bridging Organization Design and Performance, and Leading Organization Design.
Oct 24, 2017
#166: Are You Able To Fit Your Company’s Mission Into A 1 Minute Pitch? | Elizabeth Lindsey
23:20
Elizabeth Lindsey is the Executive Director of Byte Back, a Washington, DC based nonprofit providing free technology education and career training to unemployed adults. In 2017, she competed in the WeWork Creator Awards pitch competition, winning the top scale prize of $360,000 for Byte Back.
Oct 23, 2017
#165: LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A | Kevin Kruse
22:16
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, answers listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more.
Oct 20, 2017
#164: Time To Make Money On Your Expertise | Dorie Clark
Dorie Clark is an adjunct professor at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, a frequent contributor to the Harvard Business Review, and she consults and speaks for clients including Google, Microsoft, and the World Bank. Her new book is Entrepreneurial You: Monetize Your Expertise, Create Multiple Income Streams, and Thrive.
Oct 19, 2017
#163: Procrastination Station: The Right Way To Look At Your Motivation | Dr. Mary Lamia
19:33
Dr. Mary Lamia a clinical psychologist and psychoanalyst, discusses her new book, What Motivates Getting Things Done: Procrastination, Emotions, and Success.
Oct 18, 2017
#162: One Simple Question That Will Immediately Make You A Better Leader | Dave Munson
30:49
Dave Munson is the founder and owner of Saddleback Leather, a business he started out of the back of his beat up truck in Mexico back in 2003. Saddleback now does over $15 million a year in sales...all online. He is an adventurer, a man with a huge heart, and a natural story teller.
Oct 17, 2017
#161: The CEO Of Hollywood’s Favorite Sunglasses Gives Us His Best Leadership Tips | Peter Waszkiewicz
19:52
Peter Waszkiewicz is the CEO of Randolph Engineering, a company that makes hand-crafted American sunglasses. He talks about what it takes to hire great talent and to maintain a great workplace culture.
Oct 16, 2017
#160: Yoga and Founder’s Syndrome on The Weekly Wrapup | Kevin Kruse & Tara Millette
25:30
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, and LEADx editor, Tara Millette, answer listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more.
Oct 13, 2017
#159: First-Time Managers, This One’s For You | Naphtali Hoff
18:53
Dr. Naphtali Hoff is a former school leader turned executive coach, consultant, and lecturer. He is the author of the new book "Becoming the New Boss: The New Leader's Guide to Sustained Success."
Oct 12, 2017
#158: Your Business Can Become 5X More Profitable With This Tip | Robbie Kellman Baxter
30:50
Robbie Kellman Baxter is the founder of Peninsula Strategies and the author of The Membership Economy: Find Your Superusers, Master the Forever Transaction and Build Recurring Revenue.
Oct 11, 2017
#157: Future Authors: This Is How You Create Work That Lasts | Ryan Holiday
23:03
Ryan Holiday is one of the hottest authors today. Kevin talks to Ryan about his new book, Perennial Seller: The Art of Making and Marketing Work That Lasts.
Oct 10, 2017
#156: Stop Judging, Start Dancing: How The CEO of Daybreaker Is Creating Experiences | Radha Agrawal
26:42
Radha Agrawal is a serial social entrepreneur who loves bringing people together. She is the Co-Founder of THINX and Co-Founder and CEO of Daybreaker, an early morning dance movement in 20 cities around the world with a community of over 350,000 who connect through music, dance, and yoga.
Oct 09, 2017
#155: Why Doesn’t Greenland Like Us? | LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A | Kevin Kruse & Tara Millette
29:30
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, and LEADx editor, Tara Millette, answer listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more.
Oct 06, 2017
#154: How To Add The Right Flavor To A Struggling Company | Jennifer Cue
15:21
Jennifer Cue is the CEO of craft soda company, Jones Soda. She discusses how she turned the company around and how they practice radical customer intimacy to beat out big soda competitors.
Oct 05, 2017
#153: You’re Only 4 Steps Away From Becoming A Sales Guru | Andy Paul
28:10
Andy Paul was once told he wasn't salesy enough--he was too introverted and analytical. Today he is leading authority on sales and influence and the author of Zero-Time Selling and Amp Up Your Sales.
Oct 04, 2017
#152: Your Guide To Comedy And Conquering Goals | Jon Acuff
29:11
Jon Acuff, NY Times bestselling author, discusses his new book, Finish: Give Yourself the Gift of Done.
Oct 03, 2017
#151: This CEO Made Millions By Putting His Employees First | Andre Durand
24:44
Andre Durand, Ping Identity co-founder and CEO, started the company in 2002 and has grown it to almost 600 employees in 7 offices. The company was recently acquired for a reported $600 million. Durand reveals his #1 secret to success and great culture.
Oct 02, 2017
#150: LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A | Kevin Kruse & Tara Millette
29:06
In this episode, NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, and LEADx editor, Tara Millette, answer listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more.
Sep 29, 2017
#149: Throwback Thursday: Make Your Team Smarter with Liz Wiseman
32:33
Kevin interviews Liz Wiseman, one of his favorite management thinkers. Her book is Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter.
Sep 28, 2017
#148: From Charity To Fair Wage Work: This Woman Is Fighting Global Poverty | Leila Janah
34:04
Leila Janah believes that giving dignified, steady, fair wage work is the most effective way to eradicate poverty. She is the founder of the non-profit, Samasource. Her new book is Give Work: Reversing Poverty One Job At A Time.
Sep 27, 2017
#147: PART II: Finding A Mentor Can Make You More Successful | Ellen Ensher
20:40
Part II of Kevin's interview the Dr. Ellen Ensher. How do you approach a potential mentor once you've identified her?
Sep 26, 2017
#146: Finding A Mentor Can Make You More Successful | Ellen Ensher
20:59
Dr. Ellen Ensher is Professor of Management at Loyola Marymount University. She is the co-author of "Power Mentoring: How Mentors and Protégés Get the Most out of Their Relationships."
Sep 25, 2017
#145: LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A | Kevin Kruse & Tara Millette
30:14
In this episode, NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, and LEADx editor, Tara Millette, answer listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more.
Sep 22, 2017
#144: Throwback Thursday: Instantly Irresistible with Dave Kerpen
This interview with Dave Kerpen would turn into the most read article in the history of LEADx. His book is The Art of People: 11 Simple People Skills That Will Get You Everything You Want.
Sep 21, 2017
#143: Do You Know How To Learn? | Dr. Barbara Oakley
Dr. Barbara Oakley co-teaches the world’s most popular course, “Learning How to Learn,” which is a Massive Open Online Course (or MOOC) with over 2 million students. She is the New York Times bestselling author of Mindshift: Break Through Obstacles to Learning and Discover Your Hidden Potential.
Sep 20, 2017
#142: How To Eliminate Workplace Drama Once And For All | Cy Wakeman
Cy Wakeman is a drama researcher, keynote speaker and trainer who specializes in reality-based leadership. She is a New York Times bestselling author and her new book is "No Ego: How Leaders Can Cut the Cost of Workplace Drama, End Entitlement, and Drive Big Results."
Sep 19, 2017
#141: The Internet Of Things Is Here, As A Leader Are You Ready? | John Rossman
John Rossman is Managing Director at Alvarez and Marsal, where he specializes in innovative business models and organizational change, including internet of things (IoT). He is the bestselling author of The Amazon Way: 14 Leadership Principles of the World’s Most Disruptive Company and The Amazon Way on IoT: 10 Principles for Every Leader from the World’s Leading Internet of Things Strategies.
Sep 18, 2017
#140: LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A | Kevin Kruse and Tara Millette Share Their Biggest Failures
In this episode, NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, and LEADx editor, Tara Millette, answer listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more.
Sep 15, 2017
#139: Throwback Thursday: Easy Way To Find Your Unique Brand with Dorie Clark
Dorie didn't know that her simple 3-word exercise would result in numerous listeners DOING the exercise and emailing in their results. She is the author of Reinventing You and Stand Out, which was named the #1 Leadership Book of 2015 by Inc. Magazine.
Sep 14, 2017
#138: Part II: Eight Values That Will Take You From Side Hustle To CEO | Connie Tang
In Part II of Kevin's interview with Connie Tang, she reveals what it takes to have a fast growing career, and how direct sales consultants can get off to a fast start.
Sep 13, 2017
#137: Eight Values That Will Take You From Side Hustle To CEO | Connie Tang
Connie Tang immigrated to the US from Hong Kong and today she is the first woman president and CEO of Princess House, a multimillion dollar direct selling company. Her new book is “Fearless Living: 8 Life-Changing Values for Breakthrough Success".
Sep 12, 2017
#136: NFL Superstar Gary Brackett’s Secret To Never Giving Up
Gary Brackett lives a no quit attitude fighting for a spot on the Indianapolis Colts where as defensive captain he then lead the team to the Superbowl. After retiring from the NFL, he got his MBA and now owns The Stacked Pickle restaurant chain with 9 locations. He is the author of Winning: From Walk-on to Captain in Football and Life.
Sep 11, 2017
#135: Grab The Brass Ring! | LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A | Kevin Kruse and Tara Millette
In this episode, NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, and LEADx editor, Tara Millette, answer listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more.
Sep 08, 2017
#134: Throwback Thursday: Dan Pink on Persuasion
It all started here, with our first guest. NY Times best selling author Dan Pink explains why to sell is human, which is the title of his book.
Sep 07, 2017
#133: The Right Way To Fit Health Into Your Busy Schedule | Bonnie Micheli and Tracy Roemer
They met as young moms in Chicago and soon became business partners in the startup Shred415, a fast growing fitness company. Today's guests are Bonnie Micheli and Tracy Roemer.
Sep 06, 2017
#132: The Key To Amazing Work Culture Lies In Company Values | Dina Dwyer-Owens
Dina Dwyer-Owens is the co-chair of The Dwyer Group – a billion-dollar organization. She appeared in the CBS TV show “Undercover Boss” and her new book is Values, Inc.
Sep 05, 2017
#131: This 15 Minute Habit Will Make Your Boss Love You | Khe Hy
Khe Hy was a Managing Director at BlackRock when he left in 2015 to found RadReads, exploring introspection, generosity, and community. He discusses his viral hit article “The 15-minute weekly habit that eased my work anxiety.”
Sep 04, 2017
#130: LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A | Kevin Kruse and Tara Millette
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, and LEADx editor, Tara Millette, answer listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more.
Sep 01, 2017
#129: You’re Just Five Questions Away From Being An Amazing Boss | Lisa Lai
Lisa Lai is a former Fortune 500 executive who works with global leaders on strategy, execution, and influential leadership. She discusses her HBR article, Being a Strategic Leader Is About Asking the Right Questions.
Aug 31, 2017
#128: Are You Making Decisions Out Of Fear Or Insight? | Dr. Sharon Spano
Sharon Spano has a PhD in Human and Organizational Systems. Her new book is 'The Pursuit of Time and Money: Step Into Radical Abundance and Discover the Secret to a Meaningful Prosperous Life.'
Aug 30, 2017
#127: How a Day of Rest Can Save Your Life | Marilyn Paul
Kevin Kruse and Marilyn Paul discuss how a day of rest can save your life. With a Ph.D. from Yale and an M.B.A. from Cornell, Marilyn takes a unique approach that blends inner work and practical skills training. She is an expert on time management and well-being, and has been featured on national media including NPR, The Chicago Tribune, USAToday and CNN. She is the best selling author of 'It’s Hard to Make a Difference When You Can’t Find Your Keys.' Her new book is 'An Oasis In Time: How A Day Of Rest Can Save Your Life.'
Aug 29, 2017
#126: The Secret To Great Work Culture Lies In These 5 Words | DeLisa Alexander
Kevin Kruse and DeLisa Alexander discuss culture, women in tech, and more. DeLisa is Executive VP and Chief People Officer at Red Hat, a company that does $2.4 billion in annual revenue offering open-source software solutions. In this role, she leads the acquisition, development and retention of talent and works to enhance the Red Hat culture.
Aug 28, 2017
#125: LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A | Kevin Kruse and Tara Millette
NY Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, and LEADx editor, Tara Millette, answer listener questions about leadership, productivity, entrepreneurship and more.
Aug 25, 2017
#124: Six Steps To Capture The Full Attention Of Any Audience | Patricia Scott
In this episode, Kevin discusses six steps you can use to captivate your audience with guest, Patricia Scott. Patricia is a leading communication expert, specifically in the area of how you can break through distractions to get your message heard. She has more than 15 years of corporate leadership experience and a Ph.D. in Communication. She lectures at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. She is a bestselling author and her new book is 'Getting a Squirrel to Focus on Presentations: Don't Just Inform, Transform Your Audience.'
Aug 24, 2017
#123: Calm Your Nerves In Minutes With These Tips | Daniel McGinn
In this episode, Kevin discusses the science of mental preparation with guest, Daniel McGinn. Daniel is a senior editor at Harvard Business Review, and his writing has appeared in many magazines, including Newsweek, Inc, Fast Company, and Wired. His new book is 'Psyched Up: How the Science of Mental Preparation Can Help You Succeed.'
Aug 23, 2017
#122: Overcome Obstacles With These Keys To Leadership | Christopher Wirth
In this episode, Kevin discusses how to overcome any obstacle with guest, Christopher Wirth. Chris is an executive coach, trainer and keynote speaker. He is the founder and President of 'No Quit Living' and the host of a popular podcast of the same name.
Aug 22, 2017
#121: Start Using This Skill To Become A Greater Leader | Gary B. Cohen
In this episode, Kevin discusses the questions you should be asking as a leader with guest, Gary B. Cohen. Gary founded a company when he was just out of college, with $4,000 and two employees, and he quickly grew it to over 2,200 employees and went public on the NASDAQ. Today, he’s the managing partner and co-founder of 'CO2 Partners,' an executive coaching and leadership development firm. His book is 'Just Ask Leadership: Why Great Managers Always Ask the Right Questions.'
Aug 21, 2017
#120: The War For Talent: Why Your Approach To Hiring Might Be All Wrong | Dave Ulrich
Dr. Dave Ulrich is considered by many to be “the father of modern human resources.” He is the Rensis Likert Professor at the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, and a partner at the RBL Group, which is a consulting firm focused on helping organizations and leaders deliver value. He is the recipient of many awards, including a Lifetime Achievement award from ASTD, which is now known as ATD, and has been repeatedly named to the Thinkers 50 list of thought leaders. His new book is ‘Victory Through Organization: Why the War for Talent is Failing Your Company and What You Can Do About It.’
Aug 18, 2017
#119: Build Rapport And Trust Like An FBI Agent | Robin Dreeke
In this episode, Kevin discusses five rules we can use to quickly build trust with guest, Robin Dreeke. He is a graduate of the US Naval Academy, a former US Marine Corps office, and a 20 year veteran of the FBI. He advanced in the Bureau to lead the Counterintelligence Division’s Behavioral Analysis Program. His new book is 'The Code of Trust: An American Counterintelligence Expert's Five Rules to Lead and Succeed.'
Aug 17, 2017
#118: The Special Forces Approach To Leadership | Jan Rutherford
In this episode, Kevin discusses self-reliant leadership with guest, Jan Rutherford. Jan has over 25 years of business experience and has held executive roles in business development, marketing, sales, training, product management, and as a CEO. Jan entered the U.S. Army at age 17 (weighing 114 pounds), where he spent six years in Special Forces as a medic and “A” team executive officer, and three years as a military intelligence officer. In 2011, Jan founded Self-Reliant Leadership, LLC –a leadership development firm focused on helping leaders and teams develop self-reliance to create powerful results through executive workshops, custom programs, coaching, and wilderness expeditions. As a professional speaker, Jan presents the self-reliant leadership principles contained in his book 'The Littlest Green Beret: On Self-Reliant Leadership.' Half the proceeds of Jan’s book are distributed to the Green Beret and Special Operations Warrior Foundations.
Aug 16, 2017
#117: Innovation Will Keep You On Top And Ahead Of The Curve | Greg Satell
In this episode, Kevin discusses how to navigate the disruptive age we are all in with guest, Greg Satell. Greg is a popular writer, speaker and innovation advisor, whose work has appeared in Harvard Business Review, Forbes, Fast Company, Inc. and other A-list publications. His new book is 'Mapping Innovation: A Playbook For Navigating A Disruptive Age.'
Aug 15, 2017
#116: Survey Says: Employee Engagement Means Greater Profits | Michael Tippets
In this episode, Kevin discusses do-it-yourself branding and employee engagement with guest, Mike Tippets. Mike is a business leader who lives and breathes many of the topics addressed on the LEADx Show. He has been a leader in the technology space his entire career, starting as a Quality Assurance team leader at WordPerfect to his current role as the Vice President of Digital Media at Hughes, an Echostar Company.
Aug 14, 2017
#115: LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A | Kevin Kruse and Tara Millette
LEADx host and New York Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, highlights the best ideas of the week and answers listeners questions with co-host Tara Millette.
Aug 11, 2017
#114: Give Me A Break: How To Take Time For You | Rachael O’Meara
In this episode, Kevin discusses harnessing the life-changing power of giving yourself a break with guest, Rachael O'Meara. Rachael is an executive at Google and a transformational leadership coach. According to Rachael, a pause is “any intentional shift in behavior that allows you the space to experience a mental shift in attitude, thoughts, or emotions that otherwise would not have occurred.” You’re stressed out at your job; you’re torn between work and family; your motivation and productivity are taking a nosedive. Your impulse might be to lean in and tough it out, but what you may really need to do is take a step back. Her new book is 'PAUSE: Harnessing the Life-Changing Power of Giving Yourself a Break.'
Aug 10, 2017
#113: The Secret To Getting Your Team’s Honest Opinion | Matt Kincaid
In this episode, Kevin discusses how the best leaders cultivate a culture of candor with guest, Matt Kincaid. Matt is a managing partner at Blue Rudder, a top rated professor, and former innovation consultant. His new book is 'Permission to Speak Freely: How the Best Leaders Cultivate a Culture of Candor.'
Aug 09, 2017
#112: The 7 Most Common Obstacles In Life And How To Conquer Them | David M.R. Covey
In this episode, Kevin discusses the seven biggest traps in life and work with guest, David Covey. David is the former co-COO of FranklinCovey. He is an expert in leadership, complex sales, and the concept of interdependence. He is currently the co-CEO of SMCOV, a learning and development company working in over 80 countries. And he’s also a Managing Partner at ThomasLeland. His new book is 'Trap Tales: Outsmarting the 7 Hidden Obstacles to Success.'
Aug 08, 2017
#111: Some Plant-Based Wisdom For New Entrepreneurs | Monica Klausner
In this episode, Kevin interviews Monica Klausner, the founder of a meal delivery company, about entrepreneurship and leadership. Monica co-founded, with her brother, a meal delivery service called Veestro. She grew up in a big family in Costa Rica and moved to the United States as a teenager. Although she and her brother always loved the social aspect of sharing a great meal, as adults, long hours at the office meant little time to cook and prepare a healthy meal. This is how they came up with the idea of Veestro, healthy plant-based meals, ready to heat and eat.
Aug 07, 2017
#110: LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A
In this episode, LEADx host and New York Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, answers listeners questions. This week, he is joined by LEADx editor and writer, Tara Millette.
Aug 04, 2017
#109: The Love Cat Is A Little Ol’ Place Where We Can Get Together | Tim Sanders
In this episode, Kevin discusses how to win business and influence friends with guest, Tim Sanders. He spent most of his early career on the cutting edge of innovation and change. He was an early stage member of Mark Cuban’s Broadcast.com. After Yahoo acquired the company, he rose to Chief Solutions Officer. Today, he is one of the top-rated speakers on the lecture circuit. He has written several best sellers including 'Dealstorming,' 'Today We Are Rich,' and 'Likeability Factor.' His most popular book is 'Love Is the Killer App: How To Win Business & Influence Friends.'
Aug 03, 2017
#108: Can Positivity Really Make A Difference In Your Leadership? | Jon Gordon
In this episode, Kevin discusses how positive leaders can transform teams and organizations with guest, Jon Gordon. He is a giant among business authors and speakers. His inspirational talks have motivated Fortune 500 audiences, schools, hospitals, non-profits and even sports teams all around the world. His book, 'The Energy Bus,' is a mega best seller and his new book is 'The Power of Positive Leadership: How and Why Positive Leaders Transform Teams and Organizations and Change the World.'
Aug 02, 2017
#107: Don’t Hit Send! That Late Night Email Is Doing More Harm Than Good | Maura Thomas
In this episode, Kevin discusses the perils of our “always on” culture and outcomes versus output with guest, Maura Thomas. She is an expert in productivity, attention management, and work-life balance. She writes for the Harvard Business Review and many other esteemed business publications. She is a speaker, trainer, founder of RegainYourTime.com and her new book is 'Work Without Walls: An Executive’s Guide to Attention Management, Productivity, and the Future of Work.'
Aug 01, 2017
#106: Are You A Lion, A Bear, A Wolf, Or A Dolphin? | Dr. Michael Breus
In this episode, Kevin discusses the power of when to do things with Dr. Michael Breus. Dr. Breus is known as “The Sleep Doctor.” He’s a Clinical Psychologist, a Fellow of The American Academy of Sleep Medicine, and recognized globally as one of the leading experts in sleep disorders. You may have already seen him on Oprah, CNN, The View, and Dr. Oz. When he’s not treating athletes, celebrities and executives in his private practice, he writes bestselling books and his latest is 'The Power of When: Discover your CHRONOTYPE and the Best Time To Eat Lunch, Ask for a Raise, Have Sex, Write a Novel, Take Your Meds and More.'
Jul 31, 2017
#105: LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A: Productivity Edition
In this episode, LEADx host and New York Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, highlights the best ideas of the week and answers listeners questions about productivity.
Jul 28, 2017
#104: Here’s How Leaders Can Get Back On Track | Tanveer Naseer
In this episode, Kevin discusses leadership vertigo with guest, Tanveer Naseer. He has been named by Inc magazine as one of the top 100 leadership experts, ranked as one of the top 15 Leadership Bloggers in the world, and HR Examiner’s Top 25 Online Influencers in Leadership. You may have already seen his work in places like Fast Company, and The Globe and Mail. He is a keynote speaker and executive coach, and today we’re talking to him about his book, 'Leadership Vertigo: Why Even the Best Leaders Go Off Course and How They Can Get Back On Track.'
Jul 27, 2017
#103: How Quiet Time Helps With Stress And Boosts Creativity | Justin Talbot-Zorn & Leigh Marz
In this episode, Kevin discusses how the busier you are, the more you need quiet time with guests, Justin Talbot-Zorn and Leigh Marz. Justin is a Truman National Security Fellow and public policy consultant. And he’s been a regular meditation teacher on Capitol Hill, where he also served as Legislative Director for three different members of Congress. Leigh is former nonprofit executive director, and today is an organizational consultant, coach, and organizer of retreats for leading universities and federal agencies.
Jul 26, 2017
#102: Don’t Pull Any Punches: The Art Of Being Awesome | Cam F. Awesome
In this episode, we're going to talk about resilience and bouncing back from failure with our guest, Cam F. Awesome. He is a champion heavyweight boxer, who also happens to be a vegan. He lands punches in the ring, and punchlines in comedy clubs as a standup comic. He travels around the country as a keynote speaker, inspiring audiences with his life story and teaching principles of goal setting and resilience. And, he recently won his fifth Golden Gloves national championship.
Jul 25, 2017
#101: Four Secrets To Transforming Your Business | Patty Azzarello
In this episode, we're going to talk about how leaders can push through change despite the inevitable obstacles with our guest, Patty Azzarello. She has more than 25 years of experience working in high tech and business having held leadership roles in General Management, Marketing, Software Product Development and Sales. She is a best-selling author and her new book is 'Move: How Decisive Leaders Execute Strategy Despite Obstacles, Setbacks, & Stalls.'
Jul 24, 2017
#100: Leadership Lessons from the Miracle on the Hudson with Captain Sully Sullenberger
In this special edition of the Weekly Wrapup, Kevin interviews Captain Sully Sullenberger about leading in crisis. Captain Sullenberger pursued his childhood love of aviation and learned to fly at age sixteen. He graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy and served as a fighter pilot in the U.S. Air Force, flying the legendary F-4 Phantom. After leaving the air force, he became a commercial airline pilot and he received international acclaim on January 15, 2009 when he, and his first officer and flight crew, safely guided US Airways Flight 1549 to an emergency water landing in New York City’s Hudson River after it lost both engines in a bird strike. 155 lives were saved that day. He would later be portrayed by Tom Hanks in the film version of this amazing event, which was directed by Clint Eastwood. Today, through keynote speeches around the world, he teaches how to achieve the highest levels of performance, reliability, and safety through effective crisis management, continuous learning, and leadership. He is a New York Times bestselling author of two books, including 'Sully.'
Jul 21, 2017
#099: Robots Stealing Your Job? Time To Become A Cannibal | Shawn Kanungo
In this episode, we're going to talk about ways to drive innovation with our guest, Shawn Kanungo. Over the past decade with Deloitte, he has been recognized globally for his work in the area of innovation. He shares his hands-on experiences through talks around the world to help leaders navigate change within a digital era. In 2016, he was named to 'Avenue Magazine's Top 40 Under 40 list.' He is also co-hosts 'The Dip,' a podcast focused on strategy, marketing and innovation.
Jul 20, 2017
#098: Become Powerfully Persuasive With These Two Tips | G. Riley Mills
In this episode, we're going to talk about how to be a more persuasive and effective communicator with our guest, G. Riley Mills. He is a keynote speaker, executive coach, and communications expert who has worked in more than 30 countries. He is the co-founder of 'Pinnacle Performance Company,' and co-author of 'The Pin Drop Principle: Captivate, Influence, and Communicate Better Using the Time-Tested Methods of Professional Performers.'
Jul 19, 2017
#097: Five Practices to Become A Better Leader | René Boer
In this episode, we're going to talk about how to be a great boss with our guest, Rene Boer. He has more than 30 years of experience in the restaurant industry, helping leadership teams succeed at well-known brands such as 'Pizza Hut' and 'Jamba Juice.' He is the best-selling co-author of 'How to Be a Great Boss.'
Jul 18, 2017
#096: We Are All Biased, But How Do We Confront it? | Tiffany Jana
In this episode, we're going to talk about building authentic relationships across differences with our guest, Tiffany Jana. She is the cofounder and CEO of TMI Consulting, a Diversity and Inclusion firm based in Richmond, VA. She has been named to Diversity Journal’s ‘Women Worth Watching list,' 'Metropolitan Business League’s Entrepreneur of the Year,' 'BCorp’s Best for the World,' and 'Enterprising Women’s Enterprising Women of the Year 2017 Award.' She is the author of 'OVERCOMING BIAS: Building Authentic Relationships Across Differences.'
Jul 17, 2017
#095: How To Fire Somebody The Right Way | LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A
In this episode, LEADx host and New York Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, highlights the best ideas of the week and answers a listener question about how to fire somebody the right way.
Jul 14, 2017
#094: This 100 Second Mental Exercise Leads To Success | Jason Selk
In this episode, we're going to talk about how to train your mind for elite-level performance with our guest, Jason Selk. He is one of the premier performance coaches in the world. He served as the Director of Mental Training for the St Louis Cardinals, and helped them win their first World Series in over 20 years, and in 2011 he assisted the Cardinals in the historic feat of winning their second World Championship in a six year period. He’s also helped professional athletes in the NFL, NHL, NBA, PGA, and even NASCAR.
Jul 13, 2017
#093: Coach More, Rescue Less: 7 Power Questions To Ask Your Team | Michael Bungay Stanier
In this episode, we're going to talk about unlocking your team’s potential with just seven coaching questions with our guest, Michael Bungay Stanier. He is the author of several books including 'Do More Great Work' and 'End Malaria,' which is a collection of essays from leading thinkers which raised $400,000 for non-profit, 'Malaria No More.' He is the founder and Senior Partner of 'Box of Crayons,' a company that helps organizations all over the world do less good work and more great work. His latest book is 'The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change The Way You Lead Forever.'
Jul 12, 2017
#092: Four Tools That Will Get You That Raise | Jill Young
In this episode, we're going to talk about the tools you need to earn the money you want with our guest, Jill Young. She is the founder of TractionFirst, which helps Entrepreneurs get everything they want from their businesses by implementing the Entrepreneurial Operating System, as described in the best-selling business book, 'Traction.' She is also the author of 'Earn It!: The Tools You Need to Earn the Money You Want,' a book that you hand to your employees when they ask you for a raise.
Jul 11, 2017
#091: Can You Put In Less Effort, And Get More Results? | Steve Scott
In this episode, we're going to talk about small changes you can make to improve your health, wealth and happiness with our guest, Steve Scott. He is a Wall Street Journal bestselling author of 70 books, one of the most successful independent authors on the planet, and a leading expert on developing good habits. His new book is 'Habit Stacking: 127 Small Changes To Improve Your Health, Wealth and Happiness.'
Jul 10, 2017
#090: How To Lead a Fast Growing Startup with GetAbstract Founder Patrick Brigger | Leadership
In this special edition of the Weekly Wrapup, Kevin interviews entrepreneur Patrick Brigger, coFounder of GetAbstract. They discuss making Brigger's biggest failure, how to lead remote workers, and the lessons from great books.
Jul 07, 2017
#089: Avoid Under-Managing By Asking The Right Questions | Bruce Tulgan
In this episode, we're going to talk about management fundamentals that make all the difference with our guest, Bruce Tulgan. He is an adviser to business leaders and a sought-after keynote speaker. He is the best-selling author of many books, including 'Not Everyone Gets A Trophy,' 'It’s Okay To Be The Boss,' and 'The 27 Challenges Managers Face.' He is the founder and CEO of 'Rainmaker Thinking.'
Jul 06, 2017
#088: Red Team To The Rescue: Erase Your Mental Blind Spots | Bryce Hoffman
In this episode, we're going to talk about how you can use red teaming to overcome your mental blind spots with our guest, Bryce Hoffman. He was an award-winning financial journalist who spent 22 years covering the global automotive, high-tech and biotech industries. He is the author of the 2012 bestseller, 'American Icon: Alan Mulally and the Fight to Save Ford Motor Company.' He is the first civilian to have ever graduated from the US Army’s Red Team Leader Program at Fort Leavenworth and his new book is 'Red Teaming: How Your Business Can Conquer The Competition by Challenging Everything.'
Jul 05, 2017
#087: End Your Meetings With These 3 Questions | Dick Axelrod
In this episode, we're going to talk about practical ways to make your meetings more effective with our guest, Dick Axelrod. He founded 'The Axelrod Group,' a consulting firm that pioneered the use of employee involvement to effect large scale organizational change. His clients include Boeing, Harley-Davidson, Novartis and Coca-Cola. His book is 'Let’s Stop Meeting Like This: Tools to Save Time and Get More Done.'
Jul 04, 2017
#086: The 3 Keys To Lasting Motivation | Susan Fowler
In this episode, we're going to talk about scientific ways to lead, energize, and engage your team members with our guest, Susan Fowler. She is a professor at University of San Diego and a consulting partner with 'The Ken Blanchard Companies.' She is a bestselling author and her newest book is 'Why Motivating People Doesn’t Work ... and What Does: The New Science of Leading, Energizing, and Engaging.'
Jul 03, 2017
#085: How To Choose Your Daily M.I.T. (Most Important Task) | LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A
In this episode, LEADx host and New York Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, highlights the best ideas of the week and answers a listener question about choosing your daily most important task (M.I.T.).
Jun 30, 2017
#084: Organizational Constitutions, And Why You Need One | Chris Edmonds
In this episode, we're going to talk about a framework for driving results, inspiring your employees, and transforming your workplace with our guest, Chris Edmonds. He is a speaker, executive consultant and the founder and CEO of 'The Purposeful Culture Group.' He is one of Inc. Magazine’s Top 100 Leadership Speakers and was a featured presenter at SXSW. He is the author of 'The Culture Engine: A Framework for Driving Results, Inspiring Your Employees, And Transforming Your Workplace.'
Jun 29, 2017
#083: Want A Strong Team? Play A Game | Karl Kapp
In this episode, we're going to talk about games for learning with our guest, Karl Kapp. He the world’s leading expert on using games for learning. He is a professor of Instructional Technology at Bloomsburg University, a TEDx speaker, and the founder of the educational game development firm, 'The Wisdom Learning Group.' He is the author of seven books, and his latest is 'Play To Learn: Everything You Need to Know About Designing Effective Learning Games.'
Jun 28, 2017
#082: How To Get Great Employee Engagement In Nine Minutes | James Robbins
In this episode, we're going to talk about the quick and easy way to go from manager to leader with our guest, James Robbins. He is a management consultant, change specialist, adventurer and motivational speaker. He has been helping equip and transform leaders for over 20 years. He is the author of 'Nine Minutes on Monday: The Quick and Easy Way to Go From Manager to Leader,' which was named Business Book of the Year by Canada’s Globe and Mail.
Jun 27, 2017
#081: From Natural Disasters To Boardroom Mayhem: How To Thrive In Chaos | Dan Diamond, MD
In this episode, we're going to talk about how to thrive under pressure with our guest, Dan Diamond. He is a physician, who has been responding to international disasters for over 30 years. He was the Director of the Medical Triage Unit at the New Orleans Convention Center following Hurricane Katrina. He led one of the first medical teams into Haiti following their devastating earthquake, and most recently, deployed to the Philippines following Typhoon Yolanda. His new book is 'Beyond Resilience: Trench-Tested Tools to Thrive Under Pressure.'
Jun 26, 2017
#080: LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A | The Number One Secret To Success
In this episode, LEADx host and New York Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, highlights the best ideas of the week and answers listeners questions.
Jun 23, 2017
#079: The Secret To A Joyful Workplace | Kris Boesch
In this episode, we're going to talk about how to create happiness in the workplace with our guest, Kris Boesch. She is the founder and CEO of 'Choose People,' a company that transforms company cultures, increases employee happiness, and boosts the bottom line. She is the author of new book, 'Culture Works: How to Create Happiness in the Workplace.'
Jun 22, 2017
#078: How Civility In The Workplace Can Save You Time And Money | Christine Porath
In this episode, we're going to talk about the crisis of incivility with our guest, Christine Porath. She is an author, speaker, and associate professor of management at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University. Her work related to incivility and its effects has been featured worldwide in over 500 television, radio and print outlets including Time, Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, NBC, CBS, ABC, and others. Her new book is 'Mastering Civility: A Manifesto For The Workplace.'
Jun 21, 2017
#077: Four Tips To Learning Faster And Quieting Your Inner Critic | Erika Andersen
In this episode, we're going to talk about how to get good at things fast so you can stay ready for the future with our guest, Erika Andersen. She is the founding partner of 'Proteus,' a coaching, consulting and training firm that focuses on leader readiness. She has advised executives in companies like NBCUniversal, Tory Burch, GE, Madison Square Garden, HULU and Viacom. She is one of the most popular leadership contributors on Forbes.com. She is the author of several bestselling leadership books and her newest is 'Be Bad First: Get Good at Things Fast to Stay Ready for the Future.'
Jun 20, 2017
#076: How To Reach Your Employees Like You Reach Your Audience | Tara-Nicholle Nelson
In this episode, we're going to talk about fueling a lifelong love affair with your customers and employees with our guest, Tara-Nicholle Nelson. She is the former vice president of marketing for 'MyFitnessPal,' where she led a team that grew the platform to over 100 million customers. She has been featured in 'The New York Times' and was recently named the #1 woman Silicon Valley tech companies should be naming to their boards by Business Insider. She is the founder and CEO of 'Transformational Consumer Insights' and also the board president of 'City Slicker Farms,' a nonprofit food justice organization in West Oakland, California. Her new book is 'The Transformational Consumer: Fuel a Lifelong Love Affair with Your Customers by Helping Them Get Healthier, Wealthier, and Wiser.'
Jun 19, 2017
#075: LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A | Keeping Up With Information In Your Industry
In this episode, LEADx host and New York Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, highlights the best ideas of the week and answers a listener question about how to keep up with new information and technology in your industry.
Jun 16, 2017
#074: It’s Time To Stop Putting Talent Through 5 Interviews | Scott Wintrip
In this episode, we're going to talk about hiring top talent in an instant with our guest, Scott Wintrip. He eliminates hiring delays by helping organizations implement a process to fill jobs the instant they become open. He’s been named by Crain’s to the Staffing 100 List for 5 straight years. He’s a member of the 'Million Dollar Consultant Hall of Fame,' and his new book is 'High Velocity Hiring: How to Hire Top Talent in an Instant.'
Jun 15, 2017
#073: Could A Simple Mantra Make You An Incredible Leader? | MJ Ryan
In this episode, we're going to talk about game-changing mantras to realize your goals with our guest, MJ Ryan. She is an expert on change and human fulfillment, and an executive coach to leaders around the world. Her clients include Microsoft, Time Warner and the US Military. She the creator of the Random Acts of Kindness series and her new book is 'Habit Changers: 81 Game-Changing Mantras to Mindfully Realize Your Goals.'
Jun 14, 2017
#072: The 3 C’s To Reach Outside Your Comfort Zone with Dr. Andy Molinsky | Psychology
In this episode, we're going to talk about how to grow beyond your comfort zone with our guest, Dr. Andy Molinsky. He is a professor of psychology and organizational behavior at Brandeis University and has been featured in The New York Times, Fast Company, and even NPR. He is the author of the new book 'Reach: A New Strategy to Help You Step Outside Your Comfort Zone, Build Confidence, and Rise to the Challenge.'
Jun 13, 2017
#071: Four Pillars You Need To Create Meaning In Work And Life | Emily Esfahani Smith
In this episode, we're going to talk about crafting a life that matters with our guest, Emily Esfahani Smith. She is an editor at the Stanford University Hoover Institution, where she manages the Ben Franklin Circles project to build meaning in local communities. Her writing has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, The Atlantic, and other publications. She is the author of 'The Power of Meaning: Crafting a Life That Matters.'
Jun 12, 2017
#070: Millennial Talent Drives Second Fastest Growing Digital Media Company In America | Vic Belonogoff
In this episode, we're going to talk about how you can recruit, lead, and retain amazing millennial talent with our guest, Vic Belonogoff. He runs the second-fastest-growing digital media company in America, Render Media, according to the 2016 Inc. 5000 list. Render Media is a digital publisher built for the social age. They produce socially engaging content for three emerging brands: Cooking Panda, Opposing Views, and Teen Times. About 90% of the company is made up of millennials. And in this episode, Vic shares the best ways to allow those millennials to grow as the company does.
Jun 09, 2017
#069: Managers Fear Compassion But Science Says It Makes Work Better | Monica Worline
In this episode, we're going to talk about compassion at work with our guest, Monica Worline. She is the founder and CEO of 'EnlivenWork,' an organization that teaches businesses how to tap into courageous thinking, compassionate leadership, and curiosity to bring their best work to life. She is also a research scientist at Stanford University’s Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education. Her new book is 'Awakening Compassion at Work: The Quiet Power that Elevates People and Organizations.'
Jun 08, 2017
#068: Chase Your Lion: Set Big Goals And Dare To Meet Them | Mark Batterson
In this episode, we're going to talk about chasing big dreams with our guest, Mark Batterson. He is the lead pastor of National Community Church, recognized as one of the most innovative churches in America, with eight locations in Washington, DC. He is the New York Times best-selling author of 'The Circle Maker' and his new book is 'Chase the Lion: If Your Dream Doesn’t Scare You, It’s Too Small.'
Jun 07, 2017
#067: Want To Be Fascinating? Know Your Own Brand with Sally Hogshead | Leadership
In this episode, we're going to talk about how you can capture an audience and influence behavior by becoming more of your true self with our guest, Sally Hogshead. She is an award-winning branding expert, a hall of fame speaker and author. She is the world’s authority on the science of fascination, based on her research of over 300,000 people. Her company developed the first methodology to actually measure your personal brand, called 'Your Fascination Advantage.' Her best selling books include 'How The World Sees You' and 'Fascinate: How To Make Your Brand Impossible To Resist.'
Jun 06, 2017
#066: Trying To Quit A Bad Habit? Check Out This Simple Trick from Judson Brewer, MD | Productivity
In this episode, we're going to talk about why we get hooked on things and how we can break bad habits with our guest, Dr. Judson Brewer. He is Director of Research at the Center for Mindfulness and associate professor in medicine and psychiatry at University of Massachusetts Medical School. He is globally recognized as a psychiatrist and expert in mindfulness, who has developed and tested novel mindfulness programs for addictions. He has studied the underlying neural mechanisms of mindfulness using standard and real-time fMRI. His work has been featured on 60 Minutes,Time magazine, Forbes, BBC, NPR and others. His TED talk was the 4th most viewed of all TED talks in 2016. His new book is 'The Craving Mind: From Cigarettes to Smartphones to Love – Why We Get Hooked and How We Can Break Bad Habits.'
Jun 05, 2017
#065: LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A with Guest Chuck Leddy
In this episode, LEADx host and New York Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, highlights the best ideas of the week and answers listeners questions.
Jun 02, 2017
#064: Find Your Dream Job With These Simple Steps | Christie Mims
In this episode, we're going to talk about how to land your dream job with our guest, Christie Mims. She is the founder and CEO of The Revolutionary Club. A destination for smart women who are unwilling to settle for anything less than career happiness. She's a certified professional coach, and recovering consultant. Witha background working for fortune 500 companies. Her website has been named a Forbes top 100 for careers, and she herself has been named as one of the top 20 coaches to follow in 2016. Her book is, 'Zero to Passion, get off the couch and into action.'
Jun 01, 2017
#063: The 2 Things You’re Missing When You Give Feedback | Kim Scott
In this episode, we're going to talk about how to be a kick ass boss without losing your humanity with our guest, Kim Scott. She was a highly successful leader at Google. She later joined Apple and designed and taught a course for first-time managers called 'Managing at Apple.' She has gone on to coach the CEOs of Dropbox, Qualtrics, Twitter and several other tech companies. She is the co-founder and CEO of Candor, Inc. Her new book is 'Radical Candor: Be A Kick Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity.'
May 31, 2017
#062: How To Lead With Moxie And Go With Your Gut | John Baldoni
In this episode, we're going to talk about the secret to bold and gutsy leadership with our guest, John Baldoni. He is a globally recognized leadership consultant and coach, who’s been named as a Top Thought Leader by Trust Across America, as a Top 50 Leadership expert and Top 100 speaker by Inc Magazine. He is the author of more than a dozen books that have been translated into 10 languages. His newest book is 'MOXIE: The Secret of Bold and Gusty Leadership.'
May 30, 2017
#061: Close Your Deals By Asking These Powerful Questions | Andrew Sobel
In this episode, we're going to talk about how to build relationships, win new business, and influence others with our guest, Andrew Sobel. He has written eight bestselling books on how to develop enduring professional relationships. You may have also read his work in The New York Times, Business Week, the Harvard Business Review, or seen him on numerous television shows. Today we’ll be talking about his book 'Power Questions: Build Relationships, Win New Business, and Influence Others.'
May 29, 2017
#060: How To Grow Your LinkedIn Network | LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A
In this episode, LEADx host and New York Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, shares how he grew his LinkedIn Network and how to manage someone who knows more about the work than you do.
May 26, 2017
#059: Three Simple Things To Make Your Team Trust You | Joel Peterson
In this episode, we're going to talk about how to make a good business great with our guest, Joel Peterson. He is the chairman of JetBlue and a consulting professor at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He is the founding partner of 'Peterson Partners' and the author of 'The 10 Laws of Trust: Building The Bonds That Make A Business Great.'
May 25, 2017
#058: The 3 Gaps That Are Holding You Back From Where You Need To Be | Hyrum Smith
In this episode, we're going to talk about what separates you from where you are and where you want to be with our guest, Hyrum Smith. He a true legend in the professional development space. He was one of the original creators of the popular 'Franklin Day Planner,' co-founded the 'Franklin Quest Company,' which became the 'Franklin Covey Company.' He has three honorary degrees and has been inducted in the Utah Business Hall of Fame. He is a bestselling author and he is known for his high impact speeches. His newest book is 'The 3 Gaps: Are You Making a Difference.'
May 24, 2017
#057: How To Capture Attention The Right Way | Ben Parr
In this episode, we're going to talk about the science of capturing attention with our guest, Ben Parr. He is an award-winning journalist, speaker, investor, and entrepreneur. He was named to 'Forbes 30 Under 30' list of high achievers. He is the Co-Founder and CMO of the company, 'Octane AI,' which is the easiest way to create a chatbot and engage your audience via instant messaging. His best-selling book is 'Captivology: The Science of Capturing People’s Attention.'
May 23, 2017
#056: Empathy Belongs In The Workplace – Here’s How To Bring It Back | Subir Chowdhury
In this episode, we're going to talk about the difference between good companies and truly great companies with our guest, Subir Chowdhury. He is one of the world’s leading management thinkers and consultants. His Fortune 500 clients have saved billions of dollars by deploying his process improvement methodologies. He is chairman and CEO of 'ASI Consulting Group' and his new book is 'The Difference: When Good Enough Isn’t Enough.'
May 22, 2017
How to Read 250 Books A Year | LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A
In this episode, LEADx host and New York Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, shares how he reads over 250 books a year, how to run successful Skype meetings, and how to use LEADx to get a date.
May 19, 2017
Simple Tricks To Get Organized And Stay That Way | Beth Beutler
In this episode, we're going to talk about 52 ways to get more organized with our guest, Beth Beutler. She is the owner of 'HOPE Unlimited,' providing collaborative virtual assistance and business soft skill education to help overwhelmed professionals excel. She is an author and speaker with nearly 30-years of experience in office administration and administrative management. She is the author of '52 Ways to Be More Organized.'
May 18, 2017
5 Secrets To Make Your Team Smarter | Liz Wiseman
In this episode, we're going to talk about how the best leaders make everyone around them smarter with our guest, Liz Wiseman. She worked for 17 years at Oracle as the Vice President of Oracle University and as the global leader for Human Resource Development. Today, she teaches leadership to executives and emerging leaders around the world, including clients at Apple, Disney, Facebook, Google, and Twitter. She has been listed by the prestigious Thinkers50 as one of the top 10 leadership thinkers in the world. Her bestselling book is 'Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter.'
May 17, 2017
4 Reasons To Start Telling Stories At Work | Paul Smith
In this episode, we're going to talk about crafting business narratives that captivate, convince, and inspire with our guest, Paul Smith. He is a former 'Procter & Gamble' executive, who now speaks and trains on how to use storytelling in leadership and sales. His work has been featured in 'The Wall Street Journal,' 'Time,' 'Success,' 'Forbes' and many other magazines. He is the author of three books, including his bestseller, 'Lead With A Story: A Guide To Crafting Business Narratives That Captivate, Convince, and Inspire.'
May 16, 2017
Quiet Your Over-Thinking, And Start Living | Shelley Row
In this episode, we're going to talk about how you can think less and live more with our guest, Shelley Row. She is a self-described over-thinker. Her work has appeared in Forbes, Fast Company and Huffington Post. She is the author of four books, and her newest is called, 'Think Less, Live More.'
May 15, 2017
Dealing With A Disruptive Coworker | LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A
In this episode, LEADx host and New York Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, highlights the best ideas of the week and answers a question about dealing with a disruptive coworker.
May 12, 2017
Are The Stereotypes About Millennials in the Workforce True? | Dan Negroni
In this episode, we're going to talk about next generation leaders in the workplace with our guest, Dan Negroni. He leverages his experience as a CEO, attorney, and senior sales and marketing executive to help companies bridge the gap between managers and their millennial workers. He is the founder and CEO of 'Launchbox' and his new book is 'Chasing Relevance: 6-Steps To Understand, Engage, and Maximize Next Generation Leaders In The Workplace.'
May 11, 2017
Meetings Suck, But You Can Make Them Suck Less | Cameron Herold
In this episode, we're going to talk about how to make meetings great with our guest, Cameron Herold. He is known around the world as 'The Business Growth Guru,' a reputation he’s earned by helping numerous companies double their profit and double their revenue in less than three years. He helped engineer 1-800-Got-Junk’s rapid growth from $2 million to $106 million in revenue in six years. He is the author of 'Double Double' and 'The Miracle Morning for Entrepreneurs.' His newest book is 'Meetings Suck: Turning One of The Most Loathed Elements of Business Into One of the Most Valuable.'
May 10, 2017
The 3 Ways To Guide Your Team Through Choppy Waters | Dave Hopson
In this episode, we're going to talk about navigating the Business Storm Cycle with our guest, Dr. Dave Hopson. He is a retired Recon Marine. While earning his PhD, he studied under the great Peter Drucker. Currently, he’s the managing partner at Triumphus, which offers IT consulting services from startup through exponential growth to IPO. His latest book is 'Surviving The Business Storm Cycle.'
May 09, 2017
Negotiate With Yourself: How To Beat Inner Turmoil | Erica Ariel Fox
In this episode, we're going to talk about a breakthrough method for leading, living and lasting change with our guest Erica Ariel Fox. She is on the faculty at Harvard Law School, a New York Times bestselling author, a LinkedIn Influencer, a senior advisor to 'McKinsey & Company Leadership Academy,' and the founding partner of 'Mobius Executive Leadership.' Her latest book is 'Winning From Within: A Breakthrough Method For Leading, Living and Lasting Change.'
May 08, 2017
How To Navigate Your Career with Kathryn Minshew | Leadership Career The Muse
In this episode, we're going to talk about navigating your career with our guest, Kathryn Minshew. She is the CEO and co-Founder of 'The Muse,' a career platform used by over 50 million millennials and others to research, explore and apply to great companies. She has spoken at MIT and Harvard, appeared on TODAY and CNN, and was named to Forbes’ 30 Under 30 in Media list. Her new book is 'The Rules of Work: The Modern Playbook For Navigating Your Career.'
May 05, 2017
The One Secret To Create An Amazing Presence | Jay Sullivan
In this episode, we're going to talk about communicating better at work and beyond with our guest, Jay Sullivan. He is an award-winning author and the Managing Partner at 'Exec|Comm,' a communication skills consulting firm. Whether coaching individuals or working with groups, he helps professionals from global organizations have greater impact through communication. His new book is 'Simply Said: Communicating Better at Work and Beyond.'
May 04, 2017
Why You Need To Kickstart Powerful Conversations | Dan Rockwell
In this episode, we're going to talk about how you can lead yourself and others to great success with our guest, Dan Rockwell. He is an entrepreneur, author, speaker and consultant. He’s been named as a Top 50 Leadership Expert and Top 100 Leadership Speaker by Inc. He is the man behind one of the most popular leadership blogs on the planet, Leadershipfreak.
May 03, 2017
Apologize Like A Champ And Cure Toxic Work Relationships | Jathan Janove
In this episode, we're going to talk about truly communicating and driving engagement with our guest, Jathan Janove. He acts as an 'organizational interventionist' employing lessons from his 25 years of litigating toxic workplace relationships. He works with employers to improve leadership, trust, accountability and employee engagement. He is an award-winning author, whose latest book is 'Hard-Won Wisdom: True Stories From The Management Trenches.'
May 02, 2017
Hero, Rebel, Navigator: What’s Your Leadership Personality? | Lolly Daskal
In this episode, we're going to talk about what gets between you and your greatness with our guest, Lolly Daskal. She is the founder of 'Lead from Within,' a global leadership coaching and consulting firm based in New York City. She has been named a Top 50 Leadership Expert and a Top 100 Leadership Keynote Speaker. You may have already read her work on Inc.com, Fast Company, or the Huffington Post. Her new book is 'The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness.'
May 01, 2017
Advice to a New Manager | LEADx Weekly Wrapup And Q&A
In this episode, LEADx host and New York Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, highlights the best ideas of the week and answers listeners questions.
Apr 28, 2017
How To Be The Boss Your Team Deserves | Scott Love
In this episode, we're going to talk about how to lead with positive influence with our guest, Scott Love. He is a former US Navy leadership trainer and Annapolis graduate. He is the founder of 'The Attorney Search Group' and global keynote speaker. He’s been quoted in Selling Power and the Wall Street Journal, and his new book is 'Why They Follow: How To Lead With Positive Influence.'
Apr 27, 2017
5 Things You Need To Bring Up To Your Boss Today | Michael Watkins
In this episode, we're going to talk about getting up to speed in a new job or role faster than ever before with our guest, Dr. Michael Watkins. He is the author of the international bestseller, 'The First 90 Days,' and co-founder of Genesis Advisers, a leadership onboarding and transition acceleration company. He has spent two decades working with leaders as they transition to new roles, negotiate the future of their organizations, and craft their legacy as leaders.
Apr 26, 2017
Can You Actually Love Your Day Job? | Sarah Vermunt
In this episode, we're going to talk about how to find your way to feel-good work with our guest, Sarah Vermunt. She helps people learn how to create work that feels good, whether that’s a career change or starting his or her own business. She writes for Inc, Entrepreneur, Forbes, and the Huffington Post. Her new book is 'Careergasm: Find Your Way To Feel Good Work.'
Apr 25, 2017
Stop Apologizing And Start The Career of Your Dreams | Wendy Sachs
In this episode, we're going to talk about launching a new career with our guest, Wendy Sachs. She started as a secretary, then pivoted to being a CNN contributor, then pivoted to Dateline NBC, where she won an Emmy. She is a master of the career pivot and is the author of 'Fearless and Free: How Smart Women Pivot and Relaunch Their Careers.'
Apr 24, 2017
How To Rise Above Mediocrity And Find Focus In Your Life | Weekly Wrapup
In this episode, LEADx host and New York Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, answers a question about finding your focus in life amidst your crazy busy schedule.
Apr 21, 2017
Dear Managers: More Yoda, Less Superman Please | Jonathan Raymond
In this episode, we're going to talk about becoming a good authority and boss for your team with our guest, Jonathan Raymond. He is the CEO at 'Refound' and the author of the new book 'Good Authority: How to Become the Leader Your Team is Waiting For.'
Apr 20, 2017
Time To Unleash The Organized And Productive Deity Within | Abby Lawson
In this episode, we're going to talk about extreme productivity and organization with our guest, Abby Lawson. She is the girl behind ‘Just a Girl and Her Blog,’ where she offers help and resources to those who want to create a beautiful home, life, and business.
Apr 19, 2017
Crush Your Next Negotiation With These 3 Simple Steps | Corey Kupfer
In this episode, we're going to talk about authentic negotiating with our guest, Corey Kupfer. He is an expert dealmaker and business consultant with more than 30 years of professional negotiating experience as a successful entrepreneur and attorney. His new book, ‘Authentic Negotiating,’ reveals the real, internal work it takes to become a truly great negotiator.
Apr 18, 2017
Become Crazy Productive By ‘Theming’ Your Day | Mike Vardy
In this episode, we're going to talk about extreme productivity with our guest, Mike Vardy. He is a productivity strategist, writer, and professional. He is the author of several books, including 'The Front Nine' and 'The Productivityist Playbook.' He is the host of 'The Productivityist Podcast.'
Apr 17, 2017
Kevin’s Rant On United Airlines Fiasco And Solution
In this episode, LEADx host and New York Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, goes on a rant.
Apr 14, 2017
Need a Confidence Boost? Try These 4 Steps | Angie Morgan
In this episode, we're going to talk about how you can lead yourself and others to great success with our guest, Angie Morgan. She is a retired US Marine, who has been featured in Forbes and Fast Company, and you may have seen her as a guest on CNBC, CNN and Fox News. She is a keynote speaker and a co-founder of 'Lead Star.' She is also the best-selling author of 'Leading from the Front' and the newly released 'SPARK: How to Lead Yourself and Others to Greater Success.'
Apr 13, 2017
Schmucks Be Gone! How To Deal With Difficult Coworkers | Dr. Jody Foster and Dr. Michelle Joy
In this episode, we're going to talk about how to deal with difficult people at work with our guests, Dr. Jody Foster and Dr. Michelle Joy. Jody Foster is a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry in the Perelman School of Medicine at University of Pennsylvania and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at Pennsylvania Hospital. She attained her MBA from the Wharton School. Michelle Joy is a forensic psychiatry fellow at the University of Pennsylvania. Their new book is 'The Schmuck in My Office: How To Deal Effectively With Difficult People At Work.'
Apr 12, 2017
How To Discover Your Purpose in Work and Life | Dan Pontefract
In this episode, we're going to talk about personal and organizational purpose with our guest, Dan Pontefract. He is the Chief Envisioner at TELUS, a Canadian telecommunications company. He is the author of 'Flat Army' and his newest book is 'The Purpose Effect.' He has presented at several TED events and writes for Forbes, Harvard Business Review and The Huffington Post.
Apr 11, 2017
Target the ‘V-Zone’ to Master Your Priorities | Thomas Barta
In this episode, we're going to talk about how and why you need to mobilize your boss, your colleagues, your team and yourself with our guest, Thomas Barta. He is a former McKinsey partner and a global marketing and leadership expert. He’s conducted the largest leadership study of Chief Marketing Officers ever done. He speaks and lectures around the world, and his new book is 'The 12 Powers of a Marketing Leader: How to Succeed by Building Customer and Company Value.'
Apr 10, 2017
Early Morning Productivity When You Have A Long Commute | Weekly Wrapup | Axtell, Dye & Hurt, Beecham, and Power
In this episode, The LEADx Show host and New York Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, highlights the best ideas of the week and answers listeners questions.
Apr 07, 2017
What You Need to Know About Work/Life Balance | Rhett Power
In this episode, we're going to talk about motivation and avoiding burnout with our guest, Rhett Power. He is the co-founder of 'Wild Creations,' an award-winning start-up toy company. Prior to founding 'Wild Creations,' he worked as an economic and small business development consultant for USAID. He is the author of 'The Entrepreneur’s Book of Actions.'
Apr 06, 2017
Success Secrets From A Sports Psychologist | Dr. Stan Beecham
In this episode, we're going to talk about the ways that high achievers think differently to reach peak performance with our guest, Dr. Stan Beecham. He is a sports psychologist and director and founding member of the Leadership Resource Center in Atlanta, Georgia. He is the author of 'Elite Minds: How Winners Think Differently to Create a Competitive Edge and Maximize Success.'
Apr 05, 2017
The Best Way to Fire Someone If Necessary | David Dye and Karin Hurt
In this episode, we're going to talk about how managers can get results without losing their souls with our two guests, David Dye and Karin Hurt. Karin is a former Verizon executive and David is a former nonprofit executive. They are both now leadership consultants, speakers, and authors. Karin runs a blog called 'Let’s Grow Leaders.' And you have probably read David's work on Huffington Post, Fast Company, and Entrepreneur. Their new book is 'Winning Well: A Manager’s Guide to Getting Results Without Losing Your Soul.'
Apr 04, 2017
You Should Lead Every Meeting For These 3 Outcomes | Paul Axtell
In this episode, we're going to talk about how to lead great meetings with our guest, Paul Axtell. He consults with a variety of clients, from Fortune 500 companies to universities and government agencies. He is known for his expertise in how to run effective and productive meetings. His new book is 'Meetings Matter: 8 Powerful Strategies for Remarkable Conversations.'
Apr 03, 2017
LEADx Weekly Wrap-up And Q&A – March 27 – 31, 2017 – Paul Marciano, Leland Faust, Dov Baron, and Tom Reilly
In this episode, The LEADx Show host and New York Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, highlights the best ideas of the week and answers listeners questions.
Mar 31, 2017
Leadership Tips From Legendary Hollywood Filmmaker Tom Reilly
In this episode, we're going to talk about what management secrets we can learn from a legendary Hollywood filmmaker with our guest, Tom Reilly. As a director, producer, and production manager, Tom has worked on over 100 films in his 30 year career. He has worked for every major studio, including 20th Century Fox, Paramount, and Disney. He has worked with top actors, including Al Pacino, Robert DeNiro, Tom Hanks, and Harrison Ford. His new book is 'The Hollywood MBA: A Crash Course In Management From A Life In The Film Business.'
Mar 30, 2017
The #1 Secret to Engaging and Retaining Millennials from Dov Baron
In this episode, we're going to talk about Full Monty Leadership with our guest, Dov Baron. He is an executive coach and keynote speaker and has been named as a top 100 leadership speaker by Inc Magazine. He is also the host of ‘The Leadership and Loyalty Podcast’ and author of the bestselling book, ‘Fiercely Loyal.’
Mar 29, 2017
The Best Investment Advice You’ll Ever Receive: An Interview With Leland Faust
In this episode, we're going to talk about the right way to invest your money with our guest, Leland Faust. He is an author, speaker, and triathlete. He is the founder of 'CSI Capital Management,' where he supervised over $1.5 billion in assets for over 30 years. He’s been named by Barron’s as a top 100 mutual fund manager, and more recently named as one of the top 100 independent investment advisors in the country, and 'The Sporting News' has named him among the 100 Most Powerful People In Sports. His new book is 'A Capitalist's Lament: How Wall Street is Fleecing You and Ruining America.'
Mar 28, 2017
Yale Psychologist Paul Marciano Says You Can’t Motivate Your Team With Carrots & Sticks
In this episode, we're going to talk about building a culture of employee engagement, where all of your team members are emotionally connected to the company and its goals with our guest, Paul Marciano. He travels the world speaking on topics of leadership, culture, and retention. And he is the author of several books, including 'SuperTeams' and the bestseller, 'Carrots and Sticks Don’t Work: Build a Culture of Employee Engagement with the Principles of Respect.'
Mar 27, 2017
LEADx Weekly Wrap-up And Q&A – March 20 – 24, 2017
In this episode, The LEADx Show host and New York Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, highlights the best ideas of the week and answers listeners questions.
Mar 24, 2017
What Everyone Is Getting Wrong About Authenticity from Actor Michael Port
In this episode, we're going to talk about inspiring your audience with our guest, Michael Port. He was once a professional actor, having received his MFA from NYU’s Graduate Acting Program, and guest starring on shows like ‘Sex and the City’ and ‘Law & Order.’ He is a New York Times bestselling author of six books, including ‘Book Yourself Solid’ and ‘Steal the Show.’
Mar 23, 2017
Leadership Tips From Nuclear Submarine Commander David Marquet
In this episode, we're going to talk about becoming better leaders by giving up control with our guest, David Marquet. He served in the US Submarine force for 28 years. He was assigned Command of the nuclear submarine, USS Santa Fe, which at the time was suffering from low morale, low performance, and low crew retention. By rejecting the classic leader-follower model, our guest transformed the performance of the Santa Fe from the worst to the best in the fleet. He is the author of 'Turn the Ship Around.'
Mar 22, 2017
How One Word From Evan Carmichael Will Drastically Change Your Career And Your Life
In this episode, we're going to talk about a secret to building a life, career and business that matter with our guest, Evan Carmichael. He breathes and bleeds entrepreneurship. At age 19, he built and sold a biotech company. At age 22, he was a venture capitalist. Today, he is an author, speaker and businessman, who is devoting his life to helping one billion entrepreneurs. His new book is 'Your One Word: The Powerful Secret to Creating a Business and Life That Matter.'
Mar 21, 2017
How To Dominate Your Day Before Breakfast With Jeff Sanders
In this episode, we're going to talk about maximizing your productivity early in the day so you can have more time on your hands with our guest, Jeff Sanders. He is a keynote speaker, author of 'The 5AM Miracle: Dominate Your Day Before Breakfast,' and the host of 'The 5AM Miracle Podcast.'
Mar 20, 2017
LEADx Weekly Wrap-up And Q&A – March 13 – 17, 2017
In this episode, The LEADx Show host and New York Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, highlights the best ideas of the week and answers listeners questions.
Mar 17, 2017
2 Lists From Chris Ducker To Uncover Your Personal Brand
In this episode, we're going to talk about developing and monetizing your personal brand with our guest, Chris Ducker. He is a proud British entrepreneur, a bestselling author, keynote speaker, and an expert on personal branding. His podcast is ‘Youpreneur FM.’
Mar 16, 2017
Salary Negotiation Tips From FBI Negotiator Chris Voss
In this episode, we're going to talk about how to talk anyone into anything with our guest, Chris Voss. He is a 24 year veteran of the FBI, and he retired as their lead international kidnapping negotiator. Today, his company specializes in solving business communication problems with hostage negotiation solutions. He is the CEO of 'The Black Swan Group' and author of national best-seller 'Never Split The Difference: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It.'
Mar 15, 2017
Craig Ballantyne’s 5-step Formula To Achieve Anything
In this episode, we're going to talk about changing your life by using The Perfect Day Formula with our guest, Craig Ballantyne. He is a productivity and fitness guru and is the inventor of the Turbulence Training workout program. He writes for Men’s Fitness and has an email newsletter with a massive following called Early to Rise. He is the author of The Perfect Day Formula and many other books.
Mar 14, 2017
CEO Jason Fried Says It’s Time To Let All Employees Work From Anywhere
In this episode, we're going to talk about how to ditch the office for the benefit of companies and employees alike with our guest, Jason Fried. He is the co-founder & CEO of Basecamp, a Chicago-based software company formerly called 37Signals. His blog, 'Signal versus Noise' is considered a must read by the tech industry elite. He is the co-author of Getting Real, REWORK, and his newest book is Remote: Office Not Required.
Mar 13, 2017
LEADx Weekly Wrap-up And Q&A – March 6 – 11, 2017
In this episode, LEADx host and New York Times best selling author, Kevin Kruse, highlights the best ideas of the week and answers listeners questions.
Mar 10, 2017
Use The 3-Word Exercise From Dorie Clark To Find Your Unique Brand
In this episode, we're going to talk about advancing your career faster than ever before with our guest, Dorie Clark. She is a former presidential campaign spokeswoman turned marketing strategy consultant and professional speaker. Her clients include Google, The World Bank, Microsoft and The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. She is a frequent contributor to Harvard Business Review and Forbes. She is the author of Reinventing You and Stand Out, which was named the #1 Leadership Book of 2015 by Inc. Magazine.
Mar 09, 2017
Two Words That Make You Instantly Irresistible According To Dave Kerpen
In this episode, we're going to talk about improving your people skills with our guest, Dave Kerpen. He is the founder and CEO of Likeable Local, a social media software company, and cofounder of Likeable Media, a word-of-mouth marketing agency. He is an international keynote speaker, and New York Times bestselling author of three books, including, The Art of People.
Mar 08, 2017
Rory Vaden’s 5 Steps To Multiply Your Time
In this episode, we're going to talk about ways to multiply your time with our guest, Rory Vaden. He is the co-founder of 'Southwestern Consulting,' a multimillion dollar global consulting practice. You may have already seen or heard him on Oprah, CNN, CNBC, Fast Company or Success Magazine. He’s a global expert on self-discipline and productivity and his book 'Take the Stairs' was a New York Times bestseller. His newest book is, Procrastinate on Purpose: 5 Permissions To Multiply Your Time.
Mar 07, 2017
Dan Pink On Persuasion, Trump, And His Next Book
In this episode, we're going to talk about the surprising truth about persuading others with our guest, Dan Pink. He has been named as one of the Top 10 business thinkers in the world. His TED talk on motivation has been viewed over 17 million times. He is the author of five bestselling books, including 'A Whole New Mind,' 'Drive,' and 'To Sell Is Human.'
Mar 06, 2017
New York Times Bestselling Author, Kevin Kruse, Introduces The LEADx Show
Would you like to accelerate your career and reach your full potential in just minutes a day? Join Kevin Kruse, a New York Times bestselling author and Inc. 500 entrepreneur as he interviews the world's top leadership experts and business executives including Dan Pink, Chris Ducker, Dave Kerpen, Rory Vaden and Dorie Clark.
Mar 01, 2017