Leadership Episodes

March 10, 2021

The Power of LinkedIn with Brenda Meller

“If you’re not looking for a job, stop making your LinkedIn profile look like a resume. Nobody cares that you generated $3 million of revenue for your last company if you’re a sales consultant. They only care about what you c...


November 18, 2020

How to work with difficult people with Kris Plachy

“The premise behind working with difficult people is that nobody is difficult until you label them difficult. So the word ‘difficult’ is not a fact, it is a label.” - Kris Plachy When leading a team, or working as part of one...


November 04, 2020

Three Questions to Ask If Rethinking Your Career with Cheryl Czach

“Oftentimes when you want to make a change in your life, you hear a little whisper. You ignore it, it gets a little louder, and then you ignore it again. You do not make the change until it is screaming in your ear, and then ...


October 21, 2020

How to Feel Confident in Uncertainty with Alyssa Dver

“Don’t be afraid to breathe, don’t be afraid to slow down and don’t be afraid to ask somebody to poke you every now and then, because the reality is we can all use a little help right now. There’s nothing shameful about it, b...

Leadership Mindset

September 30, 2020

Thinking Like a Visionary Entrepreneur and Building Entrepreneurial Ecosystems with Brad Feld

“Every city with at least 100,000 people is capable of building a healthy and vibrant startup community. I’ve evolved that belief to make the assertion that every city with at least 100,000 people needs a healthy startup comm...


September 16, 2020

Overcoming the High Achievement Trap with Laura Honeycutt

“This is not exclusive to women. This is everybody. We have come to view failure as something bad, and that is probably because somewhere along the way you had an experience where you failed and misery ensued.” - Laura Honeyc...


September 09, 2020

Sales Conversations Made Easier with Allison Davis

“I’m a firm believer in what you put out comes back to you tenfold. So you need to lead with that integrity. I think another misconception about sales is that it’s a pitch and not a conversation, and a lot of people are still...


September 02, 2020

How to Be Fearless with 15-year old entrepreneur, Mikaila Ulmer

“Whatever it is you do, it’s something that keeps you going, and when you have those challenges it’s easier to get through them and overcome them. I always say don’t be discouraged, but get back up and spread your wings. By h...


August 19, 2020

Is Self-Deception Blocking Your Success? with Andrea Goeglein aka Dr Success

“You don’t wake up and say you’re going to be brave today. You stumble upon it, and it’s the continual showing up, it’s the continual ability to look at the fear and not deny the reality, but to defy the reality. Be optimisti...


August 11, 2020

Cultivating Integrity with AirBnB's Former Chief Ethics Officer Rob Chestnut

“Too often companies don’t think about integrity. They have a pretty poster with their values and the word integrity with a sunset in the background. They send out their company’s code of ethics, but they ironically stole tha...


August 04, 2020

Closing Your Power Gaps with Kathy Caprino

“Women tend to have three times as many mentors as men, but men have twice as many sponsors as women. Sponsors are the higher-level mentors that have clout and power, that will open doors for you that you cannot open on your ...


July 21, 2020

The Science of Confidence with Alyssa Dver

“Yes or no, you’re confident. Now here’s where the definition gets really interesting for me personally. People often say they feel confident or they are kind of confident, and that is not correct. You either are or you are n...


July 14, 2020

How to Stop the Overwhelm with Angela Proffitt

“If my team is miserable and they’re not excited about a project, it affects the outcome of an event, sales funnel or whatever we’re doing for that company. It definitely affects the outcome, so it’s really important that you...


June 30, 2020

Discover Your Networking Style with Michelle Tillis Lederman

“I go through life thinking about how I can be somebody who gives because I want to and because I can, and without that expectation. I’m also somebody who’s willing to receive, and I give myself permission to ask.” - Michelle...


June 23, 2020

The Right Way to Find a Career Sponsor with May Busch

As you can imagine, having a career sponsor can dramatically improve your work experiences and the trajectory of your career. This person can help you succeed not only in your career but in your entire life, by being better, ...