88: Leadership Lessons from the 1984 Gold Medalist U.S. Men’s Olympic Volleyball Team with Sean Murray

Calling all sports fans! You’ll love today’s episode with Sean Murray, founder of RealTime Performance, a leadership training and organization development firm and author of recently published book, If Gold is Our Destiny: How a Team of Mavericks Came Together for Olympic Glory. The book recounts the story of the U.S. men’s national volleyball team, a group of…

87: Thriving in a She-Session with Leadership Expert and 4x Author Susan Brady

Join me today for a super interesting and witty-banter-full conversation with leadership expert, Susan Brady. Among the topics we explore are: Advice for thriving in a She-cession and what working women can do to flourish in this post-pandemic working reality. The appalling fact that the primary stage for developing confidence in girls peaks at age 9!! And…

86: What the Heck to Post with Social Media Guru Sophia Parra

Attention entrepreneurs and small biz owners: Do you often feel stuck on what to post to your feed? Are your posts failing to attract, engage, and convert? If so, today’s episode is for you. My guest, Sophia Parra, founder of Coach Social, is a social media strategist extraordinaire. She advises that before even considering content for posts, take…

85: “Earn Your Oxygen” with Jon Rennie, a former nuclear sub officer turned leadership expert

Jon Rennie is seriously one of the coolest guests I’ve interviewed…if you agree with me that a former U.S. Navy Cold War nuclear submarine officer who had seven deployments is a total badass! So, what does it mean to “earn your oxygen”? Well, on a nuclear sub a newbie is jokingly referred to as a NUB…

84: Seismic Shifts in Leadership with Michelle Johnston, PhD

Meet my instant new best friend on today’s episode! Michelle Johnston, PhD is an award-winning professor studying leadership and business communication, and her research has shown a clear link between a team’s effective communication and its positive financial performance. She serves as the Gaston Chair of Business at Loyola University in New Orleans, where she teaches in…

83: At last…modernized, self-directed adult learning has arrived, with Mindstone co-founder, Patrick Cootes

The internet made information universally accessible, Google organized it, and now Mindstone combines it with the science of learning to help people not just consume, but also truly learn from it. Today’s guest, Patrick Cootes, is the co-founder and Head of Product at Mindstone, a startup that makes it faster and easier for “work athletes” to optimize their performance as…