34: Culture First Entrepreneurship with Jeremie Bacon

Chicago-based serial entrepreneur Jeremie Bacon is our guest on this week’s episode. His first startup, Backstop Solutions, was a SaaS platform to help hedge funds manage all of their back office and admin functions in the days when he had to first educate skeptical prospects about the cloud. Jeremie is also a student of human…

33: Shifting the Health of Your Spine (with Shani from Bali!)

“Sitting is the new smoking,” doctors are saying these days because the sedentariness of being in front of our computers and devices all day can lead to all sorts of chronic pain and disease. I’m the quintessential example of a desk jockey who has suffered from neck and low back pain for many years now.…

32: Are “U” Merging Your Culture and Brand? with Greg Brenner

Today’s guest, Greg Brenner, is the AVP of Talent and Organization Development at my beloved alma mater, The University of Miami. Known worldwide as “The U,” it consists of an elite university with competitive academics and athletics as well as an extensive health care system that all leverage that branding, and Greg’s team is responsible…

31: How Ironman Training Led to Greater Professional Success with Christy Noel

My guest today is brand strategist, co-author of upcoming book Your Personal Career Coach, and Ironman athlete, Christy Noel. With a demanding career in marketing and branding, Christy took up running as a way to unwind from the long hours at the office. This hobby quickly turned into a passion for competing in Ironmans, and…

30: Creating a Culture of Energy Mastery with Jeanine Hofs

Managing your own and your team’s energy is a key to maximizing daily productivity and avoiding long term burnout. Today’s guest, Energy Master Jeanine Hofs, shares the system she developed for identifying dominant energy types based on the 5 natural energies in Chinese medicine: Fire, Earth, Metal, Wood, and Water. If you like DISC, MBTI,…

29: Helping Women LeaderShift into Entrepreneurship with Melinda Garvey

After research showed that a lack of relatable role models was a huge barrier to women achieving greater success at work, today’s guest, Melinda Garvey, decided to shift that dynamic (sorry Oprah and Sheryl, but most women don’t exactly find you relatable!). She founded On the Dot Women in 2016 after having successfully launched and…

28: Refuturing your STUFF with Sara Arey

We are joined today by my dear friend, Sara Arey, author of the boldly titled book, The Universe Fucking Loves Me (isn’t that name fantastic?!). Sara coaches people on replacing their STUFF – Stuck Thoughts Unresolved Feelings and Fears – with limitless ideas for what’s possible (she calls this Refuturing). When we get better at playing that…

27: Diving into Your Own LeaderShift Journey with Jarrod Jablonski

Today’s episode covers 500 year old ship wrecks, 30 hour scuba dives, mastodon bones, and Iron Man racing. Jarrod Jablonski may be the most badass guest on The LeaderShift Show yet! He is one of the world’s preeminent deep sea cave divers and has turned this passion into several thriving global businesses. Jarrod’s perspectives on…

26: Shifting Your Definition of Success with Dan “Nitro” Clark

Tune into today’s show to unleash the inner gladiator for you and your team with none other than former NFL football player and renowned American Gladiator star, Dan “Nitro” Clark! Dan is now an author, speaker, and entrepreneur who helps people play and master their “inner game.” He openly shares the many shifts he experienced…

25: Appreciating the people who shaped us as LeaderShifters

In this episode, I honor my Mom, who passed away two months ago on Valentine’s Day. Parents are such an important force in shaping who we become as leaders, and it’s important to recognize and appreciate their influences. Don’t be so subsumed with work that you forget who and what matters most. Specifically, I share…