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Ep. 239 Family Business, Financial Health, and Career Balance|| Mackey McNeil, Founder of Mackey, the Prosperity People, and Why Settle

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Ep. 239 Family Business, Financial Health, and Career Balance|| Mackey McNeil, Founder of Mackey, the Prosperity People, and Why Settle

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Ep. 244 Locals Only! AgTech Entrepreneur To Build First Local Micro-Factory || Wayne McIntyre, Co-Founder and CEO of Relocalize
With a growing population, weak supply chains, and increasing CO2 emissions, how will the agricultural industry be disrupted? Wayne McIntyre imagines a world where the furthest supply chain is the city next door. Wayne wants to produce food locally and have it delivered right to your door for a fraction of the cost. Learn all about his experience, mindset, and dreams of saving our world, one-micro-factory at a time. Learn more at: https://www.relocalize.com
38:31
May 18, 2022
Ep. 243 Empowering Confident Business Women || Linda Fisk, Founder & CEO LeadHERship Global
Linda Fisk was in middle school dodging difficult questions and social confrontations because of an early psychological speech impediment. This stutter created anxiety and fear of having the spotlight put on her, until one day, she made a choice to dig in and and work on her enunciation, grammar, and fear. Today, Linda empowers other women who lack the confidence in the workforce to get the next promotion, start the next business, and speak at the next podium. If you're in need of a strong business support community, please visit: https://leadhershipglobal.com More From Real Leaders:--> Apply for the Real Leaders CEO Impact Collaborative at: https://members.real-leaders.com/become-a-member --> Take your leadership to the next level at https://members.real-leaders.com/product/annual-subscription/ to unlock access to Real Leaders courses, magazine, and member-only events.  Use coupon code: podcast20 for 20% off a $100/year membership.
43:30
May 15, 2022
Ep. 242 Behind the Man Who Built BitTorrent || Bram Cohen, Founder of Chia
Whether it's DropBox, Google Drive, or iCloud, BitTorrent is responsible for many of the file sharing services we use today and Bram Cohen is it's creator. However, this episode is not about BitTorrent, this interview is about understanding the mind of a very intelligent human being who is continually striving to do good in the world. One of the ways Cohen is positioning new technology for the future is creating the new Chia Network. He and his team are doing this through building a better blockchain and smart transaction platform which is more secure, more sustainable, and more powerful. Have a listen to learn what inefficiency is there and how it is being solved. More From Real Leaders:--> Apply for the Real Leaders CEO Impact Collaborative at: https://members.real-leaders.com/become-a-member --> Take your leadership to the next level at https://members.real-leaders.com/product/annual-subscription/ to unlock access to Real Leaders courses, magazine, and member-only events.  Use coupon code: podcast20 for 20% off a $100/year membership.
01:04:38
May 14, 2022
Ep. 241 Elon Musk, Employment Help, and Evolution of Your Brand || Simon Mainwaring, Founder of We First and Author of Lead With We
22% of workers are unengaged and getting top talent to work is still a major concern for all CEOs. On this episode, Simon Mainwaring, Founder of We First and Author or Lead With We, shares how to position your brand as a desirable organization top talent wants to work at. By positioning your company as a role in the greater good of society, Mainwaring argues you can attract better talent, increase innovation, R&D, and appeal to the conscious consumers of a generation who does not want to waste their time. More From Real Leaders: --> Apply for the Real Leaders CEO Impact Collaborative at: https://members.real-leaders.com/become-a-member --> Take your leadership to the next level at https://members.real-leaders.com/product/annual-subscription/ to unlock access to Real Leaders courses, magazine, and member-only events. Use coupon code: podcast20 for 20% off a $100/year membership.
47:37
April 27, 2022
Ep. 240 Nanobubble Technology Solving Large Water Waste Problem || Nick Dyner, CEO of Moleaer
Nick Dyner is the CEO of Moleaer, who is responsible for the largest deployment of nanobubbble technology in the world. Over 90% of our world's fresh water is consumed by agriculture and Moleaer's nanobubbles are a cost-effective solution to the chemicals that tarnish land and waste streams. In this episode learn about Nick's 3 pillars of leadership, what drives an effective organization, and why it's important to never fake the reality of what's going on in your business. More From Real Leaders: --> Apply for the Real Leaders CEO Impact Collaborative at: https://members.real-leaders.com/become-a-member --> Take your leadership to the next level at https://members.real-leaders.com/product/annual-subscription/ to unlock access to Real Leaders courses, magazine, and member-only events. Use coupon code: podcast20 for 20% off a $100/year membership.
45:39
April 16, 2022
Ep. 239 Family Business, Financial Health, and Career Balance|| Mackey McNeil, Founder of Mackey, the Prosperity People, and Why Settle
Mackey McNeil is the Founder of Mackey, The Prosperity People, and Why Settle.  90% of American Businesses are family owned or controlled. On today's episode, Mackey McNeil shares practical advice and assessments you can do to avoid losing your temper, relatives, and business. McNeil also shares why it's important to know who you are and to live your values so that you can avoid worrying all the time. If you enjoyed Mackey and want to take control of your company/family dynamics go on over to https://mackeyadvisors.com/ for help. More From Real Leaders: --> Apply for the Real Leaders CEO Impact Collaborative at: https://members.real-leaders.com/become-a-member --> Take your leadership to the next level at https://members.real-leaders.com/product/annual-subscription/ to unlock access to Real Leaders courses, magazine, and member-only events. Use coupon code: podcast20 for 20% off a $100/year membership.
01:00:38
April 10, 2022
Ep. 238 Advanced Leadership || Eric Jacobsen, Founder & Conductor of Purpose at Gratitude Railroad
Eric Jacobsen is a serial entrepreneur and Founder & Conductor of Purpose at Gratitude Railroad who shares his journey to the impact economy, defines the purpose of business, and what separates an advanced leader from a traditional one. On this episode get to learn from how an impact investor on what makes a good impact investment in an entrepreneur and her company. --> Apply for the Real Leaders CEO Impact Collaborative at: https://members.real-leaders.com/become-a-member --> Take your leadership to the next level at https://members.real-leaders.com/product/annual-subscription/ to unlock access to Real Leaders courses, magazine, and member-only events. Use coupon code: podcast20 for 20% off a $100/year membership.
47:55
April 09, 2022
Ep. 237 Examples of Impact Business Performance || Tynesia Boyea-Robinson, President & CEO of CapEQ Impact Investing and Advisors
Tynesia Boyea-Robinson is an entrepreneur, Six Sigma blackbelt, and technologist who is on a mission to transform business' role in society. On this episode she shares her perspective as a practitioner in social impact consulting and investing to help prepare your business for the role it will inevitably have to play in the future. --> Apply for the Real Leaders CEO Impact Collaborative at: https://members.real-leaders.com/become-a-member --> Take your leadership to the next level at https://members.real-leaders.com/product/annual-subscription/ to unlock access to Real Leaders courses, magazine, and member-only events. Use coupon code: podcast20 for 20% off a $100/year membership.
45:27
March 27, 2022
Ep. 236 Scaling Sustainable Energy in India || Manoj Sinha, Founder & CEO of Husk Power Systems
Manoj Sinha is the Founder and CEO of Husk Power Systems who grew up in rural India with no electricity to now empowering villages across all of India to provide affordable, local, and sustainable energy. In this episode we discuss Minoj's theory of change, entrepreneurial scars, and the mindset that it takes to persevere through the obstacles. Learn more about Husk Power Systems at: https://huskpowersystems.com/
40:41
March 26, 2022
Ep. 235 Total Ownership || Kerry Siggins, CEO of StoneAge Tools
Kerry Siggins is the CEO of StoneAge Tools and Host of the Reflect Forward podcast. Kerry has an inspiring comeback story from an overdose to a growing a multi-million dollar company. The secret ingredient? Ownership. Learn in this episode how to become responsible for yourself and your employees.  Apply for the Real Leaders CEO Impact Collaborative at: https://members.real-leaders.com/become-a-member Take your leadership to the next level at https://members.real-leaders.com/product/annual-subscription/ to unlock access to Real Leaders courses, magazine, and member-only events. Use coupon code: podcast20 for 20% off a $100/year membership.
53:00
March 20, 2022
Ep. 234 How to Find Your Gift & Give It Away || Simon Leslie, Founder & CEO of Ink
Simon Leslie is the Founder and CEO of Ink who shares in this episode how to keep a beginners mindset, build confidence in your sales force, and his biggest learning lessons from failure.  Apply for the Real Leaders CEO Impact Collaborative at: https://members.real-leaders.com/become-a-member Take your leadership to the next level at https://members.real-leaders.com/product/annual-subscription/ to unlock access to Real Leaders courses, magazine, and member-only events. Use coupon code: podcast20 for 20% off a $100/year membership.
41:30
March 19, 2022
Ep. 233 Servant Leadership & Trust Building || Ken Blanchard & Randy Conley, co-authors of Simple Truths of Leadership — 52 Ways to Become A Servant Leader and Build Trust
Ken Blanchard is the co-author of more than sixty-five books, including the iconic The One Minute Manager, with combined sales of over 23 million copies. He was inducted into Amazon’s Hall of Fame as one of the top twenty-five best­selling authors of all time. An Inc. Magazine Top 100 Leadership Speaker, Randy Conley is a contributing author of three books. His award-winning blog, Leading with Trust, has influenced over 4 million viewers since its inception. Effective leadership is an influence process where leaders implement everyday, commonsense approaches that help people and organizations thrive. Yet somehow, many of these fundamental principles are still missing from most workplaces. In Simple Truths of Leadership, Ken Blanchard and Randy Conley share fifty-two Simple Truths about leadership that will help leaders everywhere make commonsense leadership common practice. Apply for the Real Leaders CEO Impact Collaborative at: https://members.real-leaders.com/become-a-member Take your leadership to the next level at https://members.real-leaders.com/product/annual-subscription/ to unlock access to Real Leaders courses, magazine, and member-only events. Use coupon code: podcast20 for 20% off a $100/year membership.  
48:09
March 12, 2022
Ep. 232 Carbon Credits Are The Fastest Growing Asset Class || Jeremy Manion, Forestry Carbon Markets Director at Arbor Day Carbon
1 metric ton of carbon = 1 carbon credit. What are carbon credits and why are they increasing in popularity so fast? What is Carbon Finance? Jeremy Manion takes us behind the curtain to learn why carbon credits are important, how they're being built, and where these projects can be found. This interview is available in video format in Spotify.
17:44
March 09, 2022
Ep. 231 Regenerative Business || KoAnn Vikoren Skrzyniarz, Founder of Sustainable Brands
Through Sustainable Brands, KoAnn and her team lead the global conversation about how 21st century brands can, and are delivering new business value through innovation for environmental and social purpose. 
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February 14, 2022
Ep. 230 Embracing A New Normal || John Register, Inspirationalist & Keynote Speaker
John Register was gunning for the '96 Olympics when he suffered an extreme leg injury on the last hurdle in the qualifying round. This injury would be the last the last time he would ever compete, run, or walk on two of his own legs. Days later he would have to embrace a new normal. This realization is now a concept all of the world will have to accept. On this episode, learn how to lead in the present.
01:01:27
February 11, 2022
Ep. 229 How to Build an App for Earth || Gold Darr Hood, Founder & CEO of 4EarthApp
Gold Darr Hood is the Founder and CEO of 4EarthApp that is on a mission to save the planet. 4EarthApp uses tech for good to close the communication loop between customers and companies on the global platform in order to incentivize operational business practice improvement towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals. You can learn more about their app at: https://www.4earthapp.com/
51:09
February 02, 2022
Ep. 228 How to Know if Your Culture is Fearless || Laura-Huckabee Jennings, CEO of Transcend — the Fearless Company
Laura-Huckabee Jennings is the CEO of Transcend who leads Leadership Development programs, Executive coaching, strategic facilitation, and executive management partnering. Successful engagements include a wide range of industries from Specialty Materials, Food Production, and Aerospace to Higher Education and Public Utilities. Laura is a highly-rated public speaker on leadership topics such as Fearless Leadership, Living a Values-Based Culture, Strategic Planning Revisited, Strategic Thinking at Every Level, Fearless Employee Engagement, Communication Flex for Success, Coaching Skills for Managers and Interpersonal Effectiveness.
43:37
January 29, 2022
Ep. 227 Creative Leadership || Natalie Nixon, President of Figure 8 Thinking, Real Leaders Top 50 Keynote Speaker
Natalie Nixon, PhD is a creativity strategist, global keynote speaker and author. As president of Figure 8 Thinking, LLC she advises leaders on transformation- by applying wonder and rigor to amplify growth and business value. Natalie is one of Real Leaders' "Top 50 Keynote Speakers in the World for 2022". She is the author of the award-winning The Creativity Leap: Unleash Curiosity, Improvisation and Intuition at Work - an honoree in the creativity category of Fast Company's 2021 World Changing Ideas Awards. Her firm Figure 8 Thinking, was named among the top 20 women-led innovation firms by Core 77 in 2021. Natalie received her BA (honors) from Vassar College, and her PhD from the University of Westminster in London.
39:26
January 26, 2022
Ep. 226 ESG Intelligence || Steven Fox, Executive Chairman and Founder of Veracity
What is ESG Intelligence is? Steven is the Executive Chairman and Founder of Veracity. He regularly advises business leaders worldwide on political and corruption risk issues in emerging markets. He has extensive experience in the mining, energy, and telecommunications sectors and has presented at venues including the World Economic Forum, the World Bank, and Harvard Business School. In July 2013, his anti-corruption advisory work in Guinea was profiled in The New Yorker magazine. Prior to founding Veracity, Steven served as a US diplomat in Burundi, France, Washington, and Algeria. He holds degrees from Princeton, Cambridge, and INSEAD, and speaks French.
54:55
November 24, 2021
Ep 225 Largest Floating Campus Goes Net Zero || CEO of Institute for Shipboard Education & Semester at Sea Scott Marshall
Scott Marshall joins the show today to discuss why Semester at Sea, the largest floating campus is going Net Zero. In Scott's role as the President and CEO, he is responsible for the overall strategic direction and financial well-being of the Institute for Shipboard Education and the Semester at Sea program. He works to advance the mission of Semester at Sea and ensure sustainable revenue in partnership with the Senior Leadership Team (Advancement, Academics, Finance & Accounting, Human Resources, Marketing & Communications and Operations & Risk Management), the over 70,000 Semester at Sea alumni and the ISE Board of Trustees. Scott collaborates closely with Colorado State University, the Academic Partner to Semester at Sea, and stewards strong support for the philanthropic community. 
59:13
November 21, 2021
Ep. 224 Lead With We || Simon Mainwaring, Founder of We First and Author of Lead with We
It's been a year... Simon Mainwaring rejoins the show to discuss his new book Lead With We, a blueprint for doing business better in a challenged world. It not only examines why we must all do business differently in today’s market, but provides the critical how in terms of scaling social and environmental solutions that also drive business growth. Get a sneak peek of this riveting novel on conscious capitalism. You can purchase Simon's book here at: https://www.leadwithwe.com/ Join the Real Leaders Impact Collaborative - member-driven CEO peer groups at: https://real-leaders.com/impact-collaborative
59:08
November 20, 2021
Ep. 223 The Long Game || Dorie Clark, Best-Selling Author of The Long Game, Professor at Duke University
Dorie Clark, named one of the Top 50 business thinkers in the world by Thinkers50, Dorie is a keynote speaker and teaches for Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. She's the author of The Long Game, Entrepreneurial You, Reinventing You, and Stand Out - named the #1 Leadership Book of the year by Inc. magazine, and contributes frequently for the Harvard Business Review.  Join the Real Leaders Impact Collaborative — member-driven CEO Peer Groups at https://real-leaders.com/impact-collaborative
56:41
November 07, 2021
Ep. 222 Impasse to Impact || Maya Winkelstein, CEO of Open Road Alliance
Maya Winkelstein is the CEO of Open Road Alliance, an impact investment initiative designed to ensure that companies addressing the world’s greatest challenges continue to scale without interruption. Since its inception in 2012, Open Road has provided over $60 million in loans and grants keeping over $600 million of impact on track. Join the Real Leaders Impact Collaborative — member-driven CEO Peer Groups at https://real-leaders.com/impact-collaborative
56:40
November 06, 2021
Ep. 221 The Gold Standard || Kym Gold, Co-founder of True Religion, President/Founder of Style Union Home
Kym Gold, cofounder of True Religion jeans joins the Real Leaders podcast to share her hard learned lessons of entrepreneurship. After starting 5 fashion companies and selling True Religion for just under $1B, she moved her love of fashion to the home industry with the hatching of a luxury ceramics brand called Style Union Home. Started during COVID and on track for a first $1M revenue year. Her book also, The Gold Standard: How to Rock the World and Build an Empire.  Join the Real Leaders Impact Collaborative — member-driven CEO Peer Groups at https://real-leaders.com/impact-collaborative
53:07
October 30, 2021
Ep. 220 Letting Others Lead || Sheila Stafford, Founder of TeamSense
Sheila Stafford joins the Real Leaders podcast to share how to lead  Her text based HR tool for manufacturing brings technology to the 90% of the workforce that doesn't typically benefit from it. Imagine how crazy it would be to an auto manufacturer now who has to shut down factories because there are no chips. How do you tell, 10,000 employees. "Be Here!" "Don't be Here" - they have no corporate emails. Join the Real Leaders Impact Collaborative — member-driven CEO Peer Groups at https://real-leaders.com/impact-collaborative
52:60
October 27, 2021
Ep. 219 Peaceful Resistance || Martin Luther King III, Cofounder of Give Us the Ballot
Martin Luther King III is the eldest son of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr and has dedicated his life to furthering his father’s message of nonviolent social change. Following in his father’s footsteps, Martin served as the fourth President of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference 1997 to 2004, where he led conversations around police brutality. He now serves as the Chairman of the Drum Major Institute, which works to democratize the King legacy and encourage all people to recognize their power in realizing Dr. King’s dream. You can support Give Us the Ballot at: https://m.giveustheballot.org/ Join the Real Leaders Impact Collaborative — member-driven CEO Peer Groups at https://real-leaders.com/impact-collaborative
01:00:26
October 24, 2021
Ep. 218 Reducing COVID-19 Cytokine Storm || Cofounders of Sen-Jam Pharmaceuticals
Jim and Jackie Iversen rejoin the Real Leaders Podcast to shed light to the alternative remedies for patients suffering from the symptoms of the SARS-COV-2 virus. Learn more about their business approach, pathway to FDA approval, and other remedies for alcohol hangover prevention and opioid withdrawal symptoms at sen-jam.com. Join the Real Leaders Impact Collaborative — member-driven CEO peer groups powered by our media platform at https://real-leaders.com/impact-collaborative
48:46
October 23, 2021
Ep. 217 The Power of "I Don't Know" || Garry Ridge, Chairman of the Board & CEO of WD-40
Garry O. Ridge is Chairman and CEO of WD-40 Company. He joined WD-40 Company in 1987 and held various leadership positions in the company before being appointed to CEO in 1997. He is also an adjunct professor at the University of San Diego where he teaches the principles and practices of corporate culture in the Master of Science in Executive Leadership program. He is passionate about the learning and empowering organizational culture he has helped establish at the WD-40 Company. In 2009, he co-authored a book with Ken Blanchard outlining his effective leadership techniques, titled “Helping People Win at Work: A Business Philosophy called ‘Don’t Mark My Paper, Help Me Get an A.’ ” A native of Australia, Mr. Ridge holds a certificate in Modern Retailing and wholesale distribution and a Master of Science in Executive Leadership from the University of San Diego. Join the Real Leaders Impact Collaborative — member-driven CEO Peer Groups at https://real-leaders.com/impact-collaborative
52:18
October 10, 2021
Ep. 216 Lead With We || Simon Mainwaring, Founder of We First and Author of Lead with We
Are we getting far enough fast enough? Simon Mainwaring rejoins the show to discuss his new book Lead With We, a blueprint for doing business better in a challenged world. It not only examines why we must all do business differently in today’s market, but provides the critical how in terms of scaling social and environmental solutions that also drive business growth. Get a sneak peek of this riveting novel on conscious capitalism. You can purchase Simon's book here at: https://www.leadwithwe.com/ Join the Real Leaders Impact Collaborative - member-driven CEO peer groups at: https://real-leaders.com/impact-collaborative 
01:00:01
October 09, 2021
Ep. 215 What You Appreciate, Appreciates || Lyly Greca, Cofounder of Miei
Lyly Greca is a corporate executive turned entrepreneur. With a huge passion for humanity and problem solving, she decided to create a business with her husband that could blend the two.  Miei Group acts as a luxury product and service provider for businesses, hotels and government and harness 100% net profit from the business to help disadvantaged kids to get the most out of their education, so they can create better futures for themselves. Lyly is a very curious and highly energetic mother and business leader who loves people, traveling and reading. She sees one of her key responsibilities is to build and maintain an effective and cohesive team to help advance a just cause for humanity. When in the office, you will find Lyly deep in conversation, mentoring or brainstorming ideas. Outside of the office, you’ll find her chilling with her family playing games or out and about exploring town. Lyly truly believes that there’s more than enough on our planet for all to enjoy and with the right efforts, no one should ever be without the basic necessities. Join the Real Leaders Impact Collaborative - member-driven CEO peer groups at: https://real-leaders.com/impact-collaborative 
56:00
October 06, 2021
Ep. 214 Zero Carbon Leadership In Life Sciences || James Connelly CEO of My GreenLab
James Connelly is an influential leader in the sustainability and green building movement. Before joining My Green Lab as CEO, James was the VP of Strategic Growth for the International Living Future Institute. He is a frequent keynote speaker on regenerative design, sustainable business, and laboratory sustainability.
58:58
September 25, 2021
Ep. 213 Interpreting Others || Ewandro Magalhaes, Co-Founder & Chief Language Officer of Kudo
Edwandro Magalhaes is a seasoned linguist and sought-after freelance interpreter as a Senior UN staff and Chief Interpreter of the International Telecommunication Union, Chief Interpreter and Head of Conference Services, Senior UN staff, at ITU in Geneva, Interpreter and Head of Protocol at the Brazilian Lower House of Parliament; Independent conference-level interpreter for U.S. DoS, IMF, World Bank and OAS. Also at the helm of his own agency, Magalhaes served as the voice for the U.S. Presidents Barack Obama and George Bush, Brazilian President Luiz, Inácio Lula da Silva, and stars like Lenny Kravits and Alanis Morrisette. Join the Real Leaders Impact Collaborative - member-driven CEO peer groups at: https://real-leaders.com/impact-collaborative 
01:07:25
September 12, 2021
Ep. 212 Lead Investor in Climate Solutions || Jeff Eckel, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Hannon Armstrong
Jeff Eckel is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Hannon Armstrong (NYSE: HASI), a leading investor in climate solutions. Under his leadership, the firm has become globally recognized for its pioneering approach to sustainable investing, serving as a trusted capital provider to leading companies in renewable energy, energy efficiency, and other sustainable infrastructure markets. Join our Real Leaders Impact Collaborative — member-driven CEO Peer Groups at https://real-leaders.com/impact-collaborative
51:49
September 11, 2021
Ep. 211 Unleashing Your Superpowers || Chardelle Moore, CEO of Motivational Moore
Chardelle Moore is a multidisciplinary artist, storyteller, television personality, speaker, poet, writer, songwriter, producer, director, and visionary. She is the founder and CEO of the award-winning multimedia communications company Motivational Moore. With an emphasis on elevating human consciousness, Chardelle’s pioneering works are a source of inspiration to people worldwide.
56:11
September 08, 2021
Ep. 210 Escape the Stress Spiral || Carey Nieuwhof, Author of “At Your Best” & Host of Carey Nieuwhof Leadership Podcast
Carey Nieuwhof is the author of “At Your Best: How to Get Time, Energy, and Priorities Working in Your Favor” (WaterBrook/Penguin Random House; 9/14/21) and "Didn’t See It Coming,” as well as the host of one of today’s most influential leadership podcasts. A former lawyer, he speaks at events around the world on leadership, change and personal growth. Carey and his wife, Toni, live north of Toronto. He can be found at www.careynieuwhof.com.
01:05:54
September 05, 2021
Ep. 209 How To Lead Millennials Who Don't Listen || Dr. Mark Goulston, Host of My Wakeup Call Podcast
Dr. Mark Goulston is a Marshall Goldsmith MG100 Coach, Founding Member of the Newsweek Expert Forum, author or co-author of nine books and co-host of the Wow Hmm Yes and host of the My Wakeup Call podcasts. He is a business psychiatrist and former UCLA professor of psychiatry and FBI and police hostage negotiation trainer.
01:12:53
September 04, 2021
Ep. 208 Prison to Purpose: Maurice Clarett’s Story of Commitment
Maurice Clarett, former national champion athlete, social entrepreneur, investor, and motivational public speaker who shares his story of commitment. In today’s episode Clarett offers his humble beginnings from Youngstown, Ohio, why change is simple not easy, and how he became free of fear.  If you'd like to become a real leaders member visit: https://real-leaders.com/impact-collaborative
01:02:25
August 15, 2021
Ep. 207 Psychedelics and the Coming Paradigm Shift of Mental Health ||Ronan Levy, Executive Chairman of Field Trip Health
Ronan Levy is the Executive Chairman of Field Trip who is leading a shift in mental health through the combination of psychedelics and psychotherapy. In today’s episode Levy shares his personal and professional perception of psychedelics, the benefits for patients suffering from PTSD and addiction, and that real leaders ultimately expand consciousness. Become a Real Leaders at: https://real-leaders.com/impact-collaborative 
53:53
August 12, 2021
Ep. 206 What Goes Around Comes Back Around || Jason Graham-nye, co-Founder & CEO of MealPass.org
Jason Graham-nye is the co-Founder of gDiapers and MealPass.org who shares why systems thinking is needed to end the make-to-waste world we live in, how MealPass is delivering quality meals to the food insecure, and what leaders can do to create a productive work culture. You can find more about Jason's work at: https://www.mealpassapp.org/
58:34
July 25, 2021
Keep It Real Series #10 || Simon Mainwaring, Founder & CEO of We First and Best-selling Author
Simon Mainwaring is a best-selling author and CEO of We First, a strategic consultancy committed to business as a force for good. We have him on the podcast every single month to help mold your we first mentality to influence others.  Apply for the Impact Awards here: https://real-leaders.com/impact-awards-application 
01:02:19
July 05, 2021
Ep. 205 Unlocking Potential for 1.1 Billion People || K-T Overbey, President and Executive Director of One Sight
KT Overbey is the Executive Director and President of One Sight who is unlocking potential for 1.1 billion people.In today’s episode Overbey shares the barriers to getting eye care to those who need it most, the amount of money your company is losing when your employees don’t have access to eye care and what decisions One Sight made when the pandemic halted contributions and world travel. See upcoming episodes and articles at: https://real-leaders.com/podcast/  Support One Sight at: https://onesight.org/solutions
56:35
July 01, 2021
Ep. 204 Generational Thinking || Meagan Kaiser, Farmer-Director at the United Soybean Board
Meagan Kaiser is the Farmer-Director at the United Soybean Board who shares the significance of generational thinking. In today’s episode Meagan explains how the dirt underneath our feet impacts our daily lives, what the mainstream has wrong about industrial agriculture, and that leaders are open to new perspectives. Watch: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/meagan-kaiser Follow: https://www.crowdcast.io/realleaderspodcast
54:39
May 30, 2021
Ep. 203 Never Ever, Ever Give Up || Ken LaRoe, Founder and CEO of Climate First Bank
Ken LaRoe is the Founder and CEO of Climate First Bank who encourages us to never ever, ever give up. In today’s episode LaRoe shares the responsibility bankers have to prevent ecological destruction, the competitive advantage of leveraging an incentive beyond profit, and what heartbreak moments influenced him to continue the pursuit of clean lending. Attend our Meet The Real Leaders Networking Event, with Jane Goodall (7/28/21): https://real-leaders.com/meet/  Watch this interview: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/ken-laroe RSVP for upcoming episodes: https://www.crowdcast.io/realleaderspodcast  Please leave us a review!!
59:46
May 26, 2021
Ep. 202 Leaders Listen More || Roberta Matuson, Author of Can We Talk?
Roberta Matuson is the President of Matuson consulting and author of Can We Talk? who encourages leaders to listen more. In this episode, Matuson shares how to have difficult conversations, hire trustful employees, and make leaders magnetic.  Watch on Crowdcast: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/roberta-matuson RSVP to upcoming episodes: https://www.crowdcast.io/realleaderspodcast Leave us a review!!
45:54
May 14, 2021
Keep It Real Series #9 || Simon Mainwaring, Founder & CEO of We First and Best-selling Author
Simon Mainwaring is a best-selling author and CEO of We First, a strategic consultancy committed to business as a force for good. We have him on the podcast every single month to help mold your we first mentality to influence others Watch on Crowdcast: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/simon/9?utm_campaign=anchor Listen to more episodes: https://www.crowdcast.io/realleaderspodcast  Rate & Review the show!
01:03:03
May 11, 2021
Ep. 201 Everyone Wins. Period. || Scot Chisholm, Executive Chairman & Co-founder of Classy
Scot Chisholm is the Co-founder and Executive Chairman of Classy who shares how his leadership has developed during different stages of growth, why all metrics should hold equal weight, and that leaders are those who take the bull by the horns.  Please leave this show a review on Apple Podcasts! Watch this episode: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/scot-chisholm?utm_campaign=anchor RSVP for upcoming interviews: https://www.crowdcast.io/realleaderspodcast 
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May 05, 2021
Ep. 200 Plug In To What's Important || AY Young, Activist Artist & UN Sustainable Goals Leader
AY Young is an entrepreneur and activist artist who wants to ensure everyone is an outlet for change. In this episode, Young shares his entrepreneurial journey, the power of clean energy, and his hope to plug everyone in to what’s important. RSVP for future events: https://www.crowdcast.io/realleaderspodcast Watch: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/ay-young Awards Recognition: Drive traffic, brand engagement, and increase sales through our annual Impact Awards by applying today for $300 Off: https:/real-leaders.com/impact-awards-application Let us know what you thought of this episode by leaving a review on Apple Podcast today!
01:01:28
May 01, 2021
Ep. 199 Create Possibilities || Philippe Dunsky, President of Dunsky Energy Consulting
Philippe Dunsky is the Founder and President of Dunsky Energy Consulting who believes good businesses create possibilities for change. In this episode Dunsky shares his forecast for the renewable energy transition, how to avoid a binary view of the world, and that you can't lead without love. Help Us Get to 60 Reviews By Leaving Your Own Today! Follow: https://www.crowdcast.io/realleaderspodcast Watch: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/philippe-dunsky
01:00:59
April 28, 2021
Ep. 198 Earth Day In Texas? || Trammell S. Crow Jr., Founder of EarthX
Trammell S. Crow Jr. is a long time successful Dallas businessman who founded EarthX to change the world by bringing environmental activism to his home town. EarthX is now the largest earth day event in the United States and in today's episode Trammell shares how to break bread with people across the aisle, the strides EarthX has made to change the world, and why the word “environment” should be apolitical. Watch on Crowdcast: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/trammel-crow
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April 24, 2021
Ep. 197 Akon's Vision for Africa || Akon, World-renowned Artist and Founder of Akoin & Akon Lighting Africa
Akon is a world renowned R&B artist who shares today why leadership, cryptocurrency, and his city may just be the key to stabilizing corruption in Africa. Why is Akon taking matters into his own hands? How is he building his own city? What leadership skills does he possess? Find out on this episode of the Real Leaders podcast.  This interview was recorded on 2/15/20. Watch on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1JtMSrGzYDo RSVP for upcoming interviews: https://www.crowdcast.io/realleaderspodcast
29:02
April 21, 2021
Ep. 196 Viral Video Fuels Overnight Funding Success || Emma Rose Cohen, Founder & CEO of Final
Emma Rose is the Founder and CEO of Final (formerly Final Straw) who started her career educating consumers about single-use plastic entering oceans. After attending Harvard's Extension School, she arrived on the idea to harness the plastic straw movement by creating a product that intends to be everyone's only straw. Her viral marketing video lead to a Kickstarter campaign that raised over $1.8 million. What responsibilities and lessons come with this funding? View upcoming interviews: https://www.crowdcast.io/realleaderspodcast
45:25
April 17, 2021
Ep. 195 Patagonia: The Responsible Company || Vincent Stanley, Director of Philosophy at Patagonia & Co-Author of The Responsible Company
Vincent Stanley is the Director of Philosophy at Patagonia and co-author of The Responsible Company: What We've Learned from Patagonia's First 40 Years who shares what it means to be in business for the planet, what people misunderstand about companies who are in business to do-good, and what environmental and ethical constraints Patagonia's leadership team ran into during the company's growth. RSVP for upcoming interviews: https://www.crowdcast.io/realleaderspodcast Watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mbd3SEQGkTI This episode was recorded on August 6th, 2019 at the Patagonia HQ in Ventura, CA.
47:28
April 13, 2021
Ep. 194 Using Failure to Find Your Purpose || Warwick Fairfax, Founder of Crucible Leadership
Warwick Fairfax is the Founder of Crucible Leadership who shares the expectations for growing a billion dollar family business, the fallacy in setting a life vision, and that severe trials can lead to something better. Apply for the Impact Awards at: https://real-leaders.com/impact-awards Watch this interview on Crowdcast: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/warwick-fairfax Attend future events live at: https://www.crowdcast.io/realleaderspodcast If you enjoyed this interview, please let us know by leaving a review! Enjoy!
01:05:25
April 09, 2021
Ep. 193 The Algorithmic Leader || Mike Walsh, CEO of Tomorro‪w‬
Mike Walsh is a global futurist, CEO of Tomorrow, and author of The Algorithmic Leader who urges us to be more probabilistic in an era of constant disruption. In today’s episode, Walsh outlines real disruption and how to reimagine your customer experience, how to be smart when machines are smarter than us, and what leaders need to learn in order to be comfortable with ambiguity. Buy the book: https://www.amazon.com/Algorithmic-Leader-Smart-Machines-Smarter/dp/1989025331 Watch Replay: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/mike-walsh Email us at be@real-leaders.com
55:59
April 04, 2021
Ep. 192 The Inspiring Story of Devon Stil‪l || Former NFL Defensive End, Cancer Awareness Advocate
Devon Still is a former NFL Defensive End, current cancer awareness advocate, and proud father who discloses the obstacles he overcame on his journey to the league, the playbook he used after his daughter was diagnosed with cancer, and his newfound purpose. Get Involved: https://stillstrongfoundation.org/ Real Leaders Impact Awards: https://real-leaders.com/impact-awards-application/
56:30
April 02, 2021
Ep. 191 Life On Mars or Underwater First? || Fabien Cousteau, Aquanaut, Ocean Conservationist, and Filmmaker
Fabien Cousteau is a 3rd generation ocean explorer and aquanaut who is taking the next step in ocean exploration by venturing into the world’s largest and most advanced underwater research station called Proteus. He shares his journey and hope for the future of life below water. Leave a review, send a screenshot to be@real-leaders.com and we'll give you a free year of Real Leaders digital magazines! Watch on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5bqb479JSl0
58:48
March 30, 2021
Ep. 190 Why I'm High On Life || Ardy Arianpour, CEO and Co-Founder of SEQSTER
Ardy Arianpour is the CEO and co-founder of SEQSTER whose company accidentally fell upon a software that cracked the code of interoperability allowing healthcare providers and patients to access all of their personal health records in one common place. In this interview, Ardy shares the challenges of a siloed healthcare system, struggles of developing a startup, and the importance of leadership decision making. This episode was recorded and published on November 20th, 2019. 
30:60
March 25, 2021
Ep. 189 Values, Ethics, and Cancel Culture || Dr. Pat Harned, CEO of Ethics & Compliance Initiative (ECI)
Dr. Pat Harned is the CEO of the Ethics and Compliance Initiative (ECI) who discusses what values transcend all good companies, the indicators of a culture breakdown, and the conversations that need to be had before the culture cancels you. Watch on Crowdcast: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/pat-harned Attend future episodes: https://www.crowdcast.io/realleaderspodcast Leave us a review!
59:30
March 21, 2021
Ep. 188 Storeroom to Boardroom || Babs Omotowa, Chairman of Montserrado
Babs Omotowa is the Chairman of Montserrado who discusses his Journey from the storeroom to boardroom, why trust comes on a bike and leaves on a ferrari and how to make sound decisions with immense shareholder pressure. Watch on Crowdcast: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/babs-omotowa Attend future live events: https://www.crowdcast.io/realleaderspodcast Let us know what you think, leave a review!
01:02:43
March 20, 2021
Ep. 187 The Role of Responsibility || James Bidwell, Co-Founder of RE_SET and Chair of Springwise
James Bidwell is the Co-Founder of RE_SET and Chair of Springwise who believes in order to change the world one must assume and inspire a greater role of responsibility. Throughout today’s discussion Bidwell shares how consumers are becoming more conscientious, the threat of big tech on capital markets, and why now is the time to reset your personal path. Watch: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/james-bidwell Attend free upcoming live interviews: https://www.crowdcast.io/realleaderspodcast  
56:56
March 17, 2021
Ep. 186 Your Company Is Alive || Norman Wolfe, Founder and CEO of Quantum Leaders
Norman Wolfe is the Founder and CEO of Quantum Leaders who believes in order to transform your organization, you must first let it die. In today’s discussion, Wolfe shares how to apply a lens of quantum leadership, understand the dynamics of change, and view your organization as a living being. Watch: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/norman-wolfe Upcoming Live Interviews: https://www.crowdcast.io/realleaderspodcast 
01:05:44
March 13, 2021
Ep. 185 We Will Change the World || Shadi Bakour, Co-Founder & CEO of PathWater
Shadi Bakour is Co-Founder and CEO of PathWater who is tired of being told that his team can’t change the world. Throughout today’s discussion Bakour shares how they developed a scalable solution to ending single use plastic, the growing pains that come along with rapid growth, and what wakes him and his team members out of bed every morning.
57:39
March 10, 2021
Ep. 184 Perfection Is A Deal Breaker || Andy Lopata, Professional Relationship Author, Keynote Speaker, and Podcaster
Professional Relationship expert Andy Lopata who believes perfection is a deal breaker. Throughout today’s discussion Lopata shares why active listening is the most important part of building strong relationships, when to eliminate toxic people out of your circle, and why vulnerable leaders are at a premium. Watch: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/andy-lopata  RSVP: https://www.crowdcast.io/realleaderspodcast 
59:16
March 07, 2021
Ep. 183 The Future Is For The Bold || Sahra-Josephine Hjorth, Co-Founder and CEO of CanopyLAB
Sahra-Josephine Hjorth is the co-founder and CEO of Canopy LAB who shares why your algorithms should focus on intimacy, how to think with an exponential mindset, and what the future of global education will look like. Watch: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/sahra-josephine-hjorth Attend future live episodes for free: https://www.crowdcast.io/realleaderspodcast
41:18
March 06, 2021
Ep. 182 Opportunity Is Everywhere || Melanie Dulbecco, CEO of Torani
Melanie Dulbecco is the CEO of Torani who inspires us to see opportunity everywhere. Throughout today’s episode Dulbecco touches on her north star for decision making, how Torani navigated the waves of the pandemic, and what ultimately creates the fabric of communities. Enjoy! Watch the full episode: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/melanie-dulbecco  RSVP for upcoming interviews: https://www.crowdcast.io/realleaderspodcast RSVP for our Meet The Real Leaders Networking Event: https://real-leaders.com/meet/ Follow us on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/3094902/admin/ Leave A Review Below!!
54:46
February 27, 2021
Ep. 181 The Psychology of Goal Crushing || Emily Balcetis, Social Psychologists, Associate Professor at NYU and Author of Clearer, Closer, Better
Emily Balcetis is a social psychologist, Associate Professor at NYU, and Author of her new book Clearer, Closer, Better. Emily divulges her current research into what successful work cultures embrace, how to set the goldie-locks goal, and why it just could be as simple as changing the optics. Please rate & review below! RSVP for upcoming interviews: https://www.crowdcast.io/realleaderspodcast 
01:10:38
February 24, 2021
Keep It Real Series #8 || Simon Mainwaring, Founder & CEO of We First Branding and Best-selling Autho‪r‬
Simon Mainwaring is the Founder, CEO, and Best-selling author of We First Inc., in this episode he covers how to avoid the dangers of cancel culture, provides a process for developing your brand’s purpose, and to stay light in your head. The Keep It Real Series is a monthly podcast that was designed to help leaders achieve clarity with their branding and marketing. RSVP for upcoming episodes at https://real-leaders.com/podcast
01:13:53
February 21, 2021
Ep. 180 Lead Authentically || David Israel, Founder and Co-CEO of Good PLANeT Foods
David Israel is the Founder and Co-CEO of Good PLANeT Foods who encourages us all to live authentically. In today’s episode, Israel shares the uncompromising values for bringing on investors, how to balance leadership with two CEOs and why he stopped building companies for the wrong reasons.  Watch here: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/david-israel   RSVP for upcoming episodes: https://www.crowdcast.io/realleaderspodcast 
51:52
February 17, 2021
Ep. 179 The Journey Is The Destination || Seth Goldman, Co-Founder & CEO of Eat The Change, Co-Founder & former CEO of Honest Tea, and Executive Chair of the Board at Beyond Meat
Seth Goldman is the Co-Founder of Honest Tea, Executive Chair of the Board at Beyond Meat, and current Co-Founder and CEO of Eat The Change who in today’s episode shares how what mission-driven entrepreneurs often forget, how consumer diet changes can lead to climate change itself, and that the journey is the ultimate destination. Enjoy! Watch: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/seth-goldman Join the next live interview: https://www.crowdcast.io/realleaderspodcast
57:18
February 14, 2021
Ep. 178 Be Clear On Your Purpose || Shelly McNamara, Chief Equality & Inclusion Officer at P&G and Author of No Blanks, No Pauses
Shelly McNamara is the Chief Equality and Inclusion Officer at Proctor & Gamble and the Author of No blanks, No Pauses. In today’s episode, McNamara shares how to better represents your consumer base and employee base, why allowing employees to express their authenticity correlates with productivity, and a Real Leader is clear on their purpose. Enjoy! Shelly's Book: https://www.shellymcnamara.com/book/ Watch instead: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/shelly-mcnamara RSVP to upcoming episodes: https://www.crowdcast.io/realleaderspodcast
46:22
February 13, 2021
Ep. 177 The Art of Negotiation || Dr. Cath Bishop, Former Olympic Medalist, Conflict Negotiator, and Author of The Long Win
Dr. Cath Bishop is a former Olympic medalist turned conflict negotiator who shares key pieces of advice from her new book The Long Win. In today’s episode, Bishop reveals the weight of pursuing external accolades, the mannerisms you should pay attention to during a negotiation, and the fallacy of how we measure our success. RSVP for upcoming live episodes: https://www.crowdcast.io/realleaderspodcast Watch Episode: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/drcathbishop?utm_campaign=podcast+post&utm_source=podcast  Buy Cath's Book The Long Win: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08FH7S4BQ/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?_encoding=UTF8&btkr=1
55:42
February 10, 2021
Ep. 176 Keep The Lights On || Michael Franti, World-renowned Musician, Hotel Owner, Filmmaker, and Activist
Michael Franti is a world-renowned musician who inspires us all to keep the lights on. In today’s episode, Franti shares his unconventional path to becoming a musician, the importance of connecting personally with your audience, and that we should all try to reach our growing edge. Enjoy! Please rate and review the show if you enjoyed it! RSVP for upcoming episodes at https://www.crowdcast.io/realleaderspodcast 
53:40
February 07, 2021
Ep. 175 A Culture of Listening || Sandra M. Moore, Chief Impact Officer at Advantage Capital
Sandra M. Moore is the Chief Impact Officer at Advantage Capital who claims leaders who build cultures of good listeners tend to be on the forefront of change. In today’s episode, Moore shares her experiences as a judge for the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, how for-profit companies can create more impact than nonprofits, and the power of including unique perspectives. Enjoy! RSVP to attend live episodes here: https://www.crowdcast.io/realleaderspodcast 
59:37
February 06, 2021
Ep. 174 Emotional Intelligence || Dr. Daniel Goleman, Best-selling Author and Psychologist
Dr. Daniel Goleman is a best-selling Author and Psychologist whose books and philosophies have influenced millions of leaders around the world who intuitively understand the power of emotional intelligence. In today’s episode, Goleman shares why our brains developed the way they did, how to regulate emotional hijacking, and the antidote to our phone addictions. Enjoy! RSVP to upcoming live episodes at https://www.crowdcast.io/realleaderspodcast\ Please leave us a review!
01:01:37
February 03, 2021
Ep. 173 Get Out of Your Own Way || Nick Bradley, Host of the Scale Up Your Business Podcast
Nick Bradley is the host of the Scale Up Your Business Podcast – a top business podcast in the United Kingdom. He joins the show today to share what it takes to become a CEO, the mindset shift needed for growth, and how to get out of your own way. Real Leaders has live interviews: https://www.crowdcast.io/realleaderspodcast 
01:00:31
January 27, 2021
Ep. 172 Uncomfortable Conversations Need To Be Had || Meesha Brown, President of PCI Media Impact
Meesha Brown is the President of PCI Media Impact who joins the show to suggest making room for uncomfortable conversations. In today’s episode, Brown communicates what she’s learned from developing large transformational public media campaigns and how you can develop a narrative that shifts society. Watch: https://www.crowdcast.io/realleaderspodcast 
47:36
January 23, 2021
Keep It Real Series #7 || Simon Mainwaring, Founder & CEO of We First Branding and Best-selling Author
Simon Mainwaring is the Founder, CEO, and Best-selling author of We First Inc., who helps you ask the right questions to clarify your brand message in 2021. This episode is for those growing either a personal brand where you (the entrepreneur) can assure your customers of the exact pain point you're setting out to solve and for businesses struggling with developing a unique brand message.  RSVP for upcoming episodes at https://real-leaders.com/podcast/
01:02:15
January 20, 2021
Ep. 171 Prepare For The Next Battle || Kevin Edwards, Host of the Real Leaders Podcast
There's an old Haitian proverb: Behind mountains are more mountains. Kevin Edwards, host of the Real Leaders Podcast shares a quick message for you to start the week off with a powerful mindset. 
03:51
January 17, 2021
Ep. 170 How To Unleash Creativity || Nir Bashan, Author of The Creator Mindset
Nir Bashan is the Author of The Creator Mindset who believes more people need to unleash creativity. In today’s episode, Bashan shares the opportunities that come from a positive mindset, how to activate dormant areas of your brain, and ways to see the world as it can be, not just as it is.  RSVP to upcoming live interviews: https://www.crowdcast.io/realleaderspodcast 
55:21
January 16, 2021
Ep. 169 Values and Career Congruence || Masami Sato, Founder & CEO of B1G1
Masami Sato is the Founder and CEO of B1G1 who helps everyday businesses make a difference with every transaction. In today’s episode, Sato shares how her travel experiences shaped her purpose, short vs. long term thinking, and the illusion of success.  RSVP for an upcoming live episode here: https://www.crowdcast.io/realleaderspodcast 
57:54
January 13, 2021
Ep. 168 Interregnum || Matthew Weatherly-white, Co-founder of CapRock
Interregnum has begun, will we rise as a society and leave behind the period where the environmental costs associated with capitalism are ignored? Matthew Weatherly-white Co-founder and CEO of Caprock joins the show to provide a new path forward with an updated capital market system.
02:17:37
January 10, 2021
Ep. 167 Identity Leadership || Stedman Graham
Stedman Graham joins the Real Leaders Podcast to share powerful leadership observations, 9 steps to help find your identity before you lead others, and defines success. 
37:28
January 09, 2021
Ep. 166 Embrace Being Part of Something Bigger Than Yourself || Kevin Edwards, Real Leaders Podcast Host
In a moment of desperation, we must exemplify true strength of will within us. Kevin Edwards, host of the Real Leaders Podcast reveals his weekly muse to the Real Leaders organization.
07:28
January 05, 2021
Ep. 165 New Years Resolution - Questions to Ask Yourself || Kevin Edwards, Real Leaders Podcast Host
Kevin breaks down 3 questions you need to ask yourself every week to ensure your goals are achieved. The most important ingredient – being real with yourself. 
08:04
January 03, 2021
Ep. 164 It’s Crazy Until You Do It || Akon, Founder of Akoin, Musician, Entrepreneur (3/16/20)
Akon is a world renowned R&B artist who shares today why leadership, cryptocurrency, and his city may just be the key to stabilizing corruption in Africa. Why is Akon taking matters into his own hands? How is he building his own city? What leadership skills does he possess? Find out on this episode of the Real Leaders podcast. 
26:32
December 31, 2020
Ep. 163 Demonstrate Compassion and Empathy || Pete Gombert, Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of indieDwell
Peter Gombert is the Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of indieDwell who shares his company's unique approach to regenerative real-estate offering high-quality, sustainable, healthy homes to underserved communities. 
44:42
December 27, 2020
Ep. 162 Problems and Solutions in the Middle East || Ron Bruden, Founder and Chairman of the Global Board For Education for Employment
Ron Bruder is the Founder and Chairman of the Global Board for Education for Employment that empowers the youth in the Middle East and Northern Africa (MENA) with the necessary attributes to grow confidence, achieve financial independence, and transform lives. 
26:26
December 26, 2020
Ep. 161 3 Key Mistakes To Avoid When Choosing A Name || Brad Flowers, CEO of Bullhorn
Brad Flowers is the co-founder of Bullhorn. In today’s episode Flowers shares How he started his business during a recession 3 key mistakes to avoid when choosing a name The benefits of incorporating impact messaging into your business Watch: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/brad-flowers 
01:01:36
December 23, 2020
Keep It Real Series #6 || Simon Mainwaring, Founder & CEO of We First Branding and Best-selling Author
Simon Mainwaring is the Founder, CEO, and Best-selling author of We First who brings optimism into the new year. On the 6th episode of the Keep It Real Series, Mainwaring summarizes a volatile 2020, reveals his boldest predictions for 2021, and that the future is something we write every day. Watch: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/simon/6
56:34
December 20, 2020
Ep. 160 The Swedish Approach Pt.2 || Elaine Grunewald, Founder of AI Sustainability Center
Elaine Grunewald is the Founder of the AI sustainability Center and Co-author of Sustainability: A Swedish Approach to Transforming Your Company, Your Industry, and the World. In today’s episode Grunewald shares how to:  Bake in the secret Swedish sauce into your company The risks and opportunities of sustainability Why impact is exponential
39:34
December 19, 2020
Ep. 159 The Swedish Approach Pt.1 || Henrik Henriksson, CEO of Scania
Henrik Henriksson is the CEO of Scania and Co-author of Sustainability: A Swedish Approach to Transforming Your Company, Your Industry, and the World who shares: How to bake in the secret Swedish sauce into your company The importance of connecting all 5 stakeholders together Why now is the time to make that change Watch: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/swedish-approach 
34:50
December 16, 2020
Ep. 158 Act On Your Why || Kuda Biza, Author of The S.P.E.A.R Method: 5 Steps to Balanced Success and Fulfillment
Kuda Biza is the Co-Founder of Nunbelievable and Author of the S.P.E.A.R Method: 5 steps to balanced success and fulfillment who helps you discover your purpose and act on it every day. In today’s episode, Biza shares the obstacles he had to overcome to attend school in the United States, how to confirm what makes you unique and that the key in life is to marry success with fulfillment. Watch: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/kuda-biza
01:02:09
December 13, 2020
Ep. 157 How Serving Leads To More Success || Jonathan Keyser, Best-Selling Author
Jonathan Keyser is a former ruthless commercial real-estate broker and now best-selling author of You Don't Have to Be Ruthless to Win who shares what made him switch to leading a life of service. In this episode, learn how to switch to a mindset of service.
49:55
December 12, 2020
Ep. 156 Impact Investing Helps CEO Find Fulfillment || Jennifer Kenning, CEO of Align Impact
Jennifer Kenning is the Co-Founder and CEO of Align Impact who comes on the show to share how impact investing has made a significant difference in both her personal and financial health. 
28:48
December 09, 2020
Ep. 155 Lead With Your Heart || John Replogle, Partner at One Better Ventures
John Replogle is the former CEO of Burts Bees, Seventh Generation, and now Partner at One Better Ventures who advises us to detach from the brain and follow our hearts. In this episode, Replogle shares what drew him to the impact economy, the fallacy of trade-offs, and what he wished Harvard business school would have taught him. Watch: https://youtu.be/6Xth2c4eu6c
13:07
December 06, 2020
Ep. 154 Empathy Is What Motivates Me || Steven Novick, Founder & CEO of Farmstand
Steven Novick is the Founder and CEO of Farmstand who claims empathy is at the core of his motivation. In this episode Novick shares his journey to launching a fresh food delivery service, how to be radically transparent, and why hiring people who align with your values is priority #1. Watch: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/steven-novick
47:53
December 05, 2020
Ep. 153 Get The Locals To Buy-In || Fabian Koss, Cofounder of KC Social Impact Lab
Fabian Koss is the Co-founder of KC Social Impact Lab who claims the key to social impact is to get the locals to buy-in. In this episode Koss shares what drew him to impact, his journey alongside young Latin leaders, and strategies for bridging the generational gap.  Watch the replay: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/fabian-koss
42:60
December 02, 2020
Ep. 152 Updating Capitalism || Matthew Weatherly-White, Co-founder of CapRock
Matthew Weatherly-white is the co-Founder of Caprock one of the largest investment advisory firms committed to impact investing. In this episode, we discuss the misconceptions of capitalism and how it can be updated to become more efficient. Subscribe to our magazine today: https://real-leaders.com/subscribe
28:09
November 29, 2020
Ep. 151 Never Forget Your Why || Founder and CEO of Miyokos, Miyoko Schinner
Miyoko Schinner is the Founder and CEO of Miyokos, who shares the ingredients of impact. In this episode Schinner emphasizes the reason she went into business, to ensure that that purpose is communicated all through its stakeholders, and to never forget why she went into business in the first place. Subscribe to our magazine today: https://real-leaders.com/subscribe 
10:29
November 28, 2020
Ep. 150 Emily Murphy, GSA on Leading Through COVID-19
Emily Murphy is the former Administrator of the General Services Administration who lead her organization of 11,000 employees through the turbulent COVID-19 pandemic. In this episode, she attributes the success to the American people and customer feedback.
42:04
November 25, 2020
Ep. 149 A Voice For The Ocean || Danni Washington & Swati Thiyagarajan
Danni Washington is a TV Host and Board Member at PangeaSeed Foundation who is joined by conservation journalist Swati Thiyagarajan to vouch on behalf of our dying oceans. In this episode, these activists share the urgency of climate change, simple steps you can take to reduce ocean pollution, and inspiring hope for the next generation.
21:46
November 22, 2020
Ep. 148 Find Your Why and Eliminate Everything Else || Steve Distante, ImpactU
Steve Distante is the Founder of Vanderbilt Financial Group and Chief Disruption Officer at ImpactU who helps you find your why and eliminate everything else. 
51:19
November 21, 2020
Keep It Real Series #5 || Simon Mainwaring, We First Founder and Best-selling Author
Simon Mainwaring is the founder of We First and best-selling author of WE First: How Brands and Consumers Use Social Media To Build A Better World who helps us distinguish self-interest from selfishness. On the 5th episode of the Keep It Real Series Mainwaring argues that: -Capitalism doesn’t have to be a winners take all end game -The role social media plays in influencing self-interest -That companies who empower the next generation will create more prosperity for all Watch on Crowdcast: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/simon/5
47:53
November 18, 2020
Ep. 147 The Beginning of The End || Alex Gladstein, Human Rights Foundation
Alex Gladstein is the Chief Strategy Officer at Human Rights Foundation who shares his work for human rights in authoritative countries, the difference between fiat and crypto currencies, and why people need to be careful when ignoring bitcoin. Watch on YouTube: https://youtu.be/sF21bKpbqS4
28:38
November 15, 2020
Ep. 146 Public Policy at Twitter || Lauren Culbertson, Head of U.S Public Policy at Twitter
Lauren Culbertson is the head of U.S public policy at Twitter who shares Twitter’s thought process for spreading information, how they monitor millions of people on a platform, and what leadership is needed to hold a position like this. Watch on YouTube: https://youtu.be/p_7Lci1CGiU 
10:39
November 14, 2020
Ep. 145 How To Expand Your Circle in 3 Steps || Matias Obludzyner, Author of The Expanding Circle
Matias Obludzyner is the author of The Expanding Circle and suggests the key to becoming a genuine leader is to harmonize your inner-self with your outer circle. This comes through an intentional effort to increase self-awareness, deep listening, and effective story-telling. "When the inner and outer conversations are aligned and true connections are forged, the circles expand – and your influence grows." Watch the replay: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/matias-obludyzner 
49:53
November 11, 2020
Ep. 144 Perspective on Prosperity || Erna Grasz, CEO of Asante Africa Foundation
Erna Grasz is the CEO of the Asante Africa foundation who shares a unique perspective on prosperity. In today’s episode, Erna explains the misconceptions of Africa, how to sustain philanthropy, and why Africa is leapfrogging the tech world.  Watch here: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/erna-grasz 
55:08
November 08, 2020
Ep. 143 Drug Trafficking In America || Sam Quinones, Veteran Reporter
Sam Quinones is a veteran reporter on immigration, gangs, and the border who lets us into the world of drug trafficking and addiction in America. In today’s Episode, Quinones reveals shocking information about the rise of fentanyl, whether or not a border wall decreases trafficking, and the leadership needed to abstain from an addicted society. Watch: https://youtu.be/PPdY6aa9wMg
27:16
November 07, 2020
Ep. 142 The Cashew Supply Chain || Fahad Awadh, Founder of YYTZ
Fahad Awadh is the founder of YYTZ who figured out how to bring more cash to the #1 cashew country in the world. In today’s episode learn why farmers receive less money with offshore operations, how to add value to the value chain, and the profits that come with intentional decision making.  Watch on YouTube: https://youtu.be/UIV0rIR8Ofg 
12:42
November 05, 2020
Ep. 141 The House Is On Fire! What To Do Legally || James Thornton, CEO of Client Earth
James Thornton is a top environmental lawyer and CEO of Client Earth who emphasizes the law's influence on climate change. In today’s episode, Thornton shares what motivated him to pursue environmental law, how major countries differ in their energy commitments, and the major cases he’s fought to provide a cleaner future for generations to come. Watch here: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/james-thornton RSVP for future episodes: https://www.crowdcast.io/realleaderspodcast
49:59
November 01, 2020
Ep. 140 Let People Fail || Charles Knippen, President of National Society of Leadership & Success
Charles Knippen is the National President of the National Society of Leadership and Success who states, we need to let more people fail. In today’s episode, Knippen shares what makes a great leader, what skills are essential for students to come out of college with, and the importance of learning through failure. Please rate and review!
38:43
October 31, 2020
Ep. 139 Awareness Trumps Self-Control
Dr. Jud Brewer is the Director of Research and Innovation at the Mindfulness Center and associate professor in psychiatry at the School of Medicine at Brown University, as well as a research affiliate at MIT. Dr. Brewer shares why we create bad habits and how to regain self-control.
13:16
October 28, 2020
Keep It Real Series #4 || Simon Mainwaring, CEO of We First
Simon Mainwaring the Founder and CEO of We First Branding is back with more hot takes on how business and culture are changing together. Watch: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/simon/4 RSVP: https://www.crowdcast.io/realleaderspodcast
56:24
October 25, 2020
Ep. 137 The Science of Happiness || Shawn Achor, Positive Psychologist
Achieve your potential with Shawn Achor a Positive Psychologist and CEO of Good Think who claims the largest competitive advantage for companies right now are happy workers. In today’s episode, Achor shares his definition of happiness, how to overcome depression, and what is holding you back people from your potential. Watch here: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/shawn-achor  RSVP: https://www.crowdcast.io/realleaderspodcast 
55:32
October 24, 2020
Ep. 136 Coral Reefs Are Dying || Sam Teicher, CRO of Coral Vita
Let's get the word out about Sam Teicher, the Chier Reef Officer of Coral Vita who launched a high-tech coral farm to restore reefs and the life they preserve. In today’s episode, Teicher shares why coral reefs are imperative to life on earth, how you can fight to stop coral bleaching, and what responsibilities come with creating a new market. Watch: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/sam-teicher RSVP for a live interview: https://www.crowdcast.io/realleaderspodcast 
44:51
October 22, 2020
Ep. 135 Sleeping In the Office || Eric Edelson, Fireclay Tile
Eric Edelson is the CEO of Fireclay Tile, the first tile company to be certified as a Benefit Corporation, Fireclay Tile is proudly committed to being a US-manufactured socially responsible business for its 150 team members and all stakeholders, including residential and commercial clients such as Starbucks, Whole Foods, Sweetgreen's, and thousands more. Watch: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/eric-edelson
50:23
October 18, 2020
Ep. 134 Every Child In A Loving Family || Alia Eyres, CEO of Mother's Choice
Alia Eyres was a corporate lawyer until she had an experience that forced her to sacrifice her lifestyle to serve as CEO of Mother's Choice. Don't let the title fool you, Alia currently lives in a foster care refuge in Hong Kong to help teen mother's and their neglected children get back on their feet.  Watch here: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/alia-eyres
45:21
October 17, 2020
Ep. 133 CEO Runs Into Water Crisis || Mina Guli, CEO of Thirst
Listen to Mina Guli's inspiring comeback story of learning how to walk again and how she has committed her life to help solve the global water crisis. Follow us for live episodes on crowdcast: https://www.crowdcast.io/realleaderspodcast
01:03:00
October 14, 2020
Ep. 132 Be A Musher || Val Jones
Val Jones is a former professional figure skater turned leadership coach who shares how to lead from behind. In today’s episode, Jones shares the pains and gains of her figure skating career, how incremental steps lead to big advancements, and why mushers are exemplary leaders. https://www.crowdcast.io/e/val-jones
43:10
October 10, 2020
Ep. 131 Starting Fresh || Nichol Ng, Co-founder of Singapore Food Bank
Nichol Ng is the Co-founder of Singapore’s only Food Bank who shares how to keep a legacy while starting fresh. In today’s episode Nichol speaks out about:  Her treatment as a young female executive How to pivot digitally during a crisis  Why food can make all the difference Watch here to be notified of upcoming episodes: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/nichol-ng
01:00:20
October 06, 2020
Keep It Real Series #3 - How To Build A Movement with Your Brand -
Simon Mainwaring is the CEO of WE First Branding, Author of WE First, and the host of the Lead with We podcast who comes back on the Keep It Real series to help you build a movement with your brand.  Topics: Marketing, Purpose-Driven culture, Self-worth. RSVP for the next episode here: https://real-leaders.com/simon-3
58:32
October 02, 2020
Ep. 130 The Algorithmic Leader || Mike Walsh, CEO of Tomorrow
Mike Walsh is a global futurist, CEO of Tomorrow, and author of The Algorithmic Leader who urges us to be more probabilistic in an era of constant disruption. In today’s episode, Walsh outlines real disruption and how to reimagine your customer experience, how to be smart when machines are smarter than us, and what leaders need to learn in order to be comfortable with ambiguity. Buy the book: https://www.amazon.com/Algorithmic-Leader-Smart-Machines-Smarter/dp/1989025331 Watch Replay: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/mike-walsh  Email us at be@real-leaders.com 
53:29
September 29, 2020
Ep. 129 Crossing The Fear Line || Siri Lindley, 2x World Champion Triathlete
Siri Lindley is a 2x world champion triathlete, cancer survivor, and current coach who shares how to overcome obstacles to win gold. Lindley was a tri-athlete in college but her sports were field hockey, lacrosse, and hockey. After attending a triathlon event Siri wanted to prove to herself that she could become best in the world. Without even knowing how to swim she dove in headfirst, trained and trained until she became best in the world. She now has a non-profit trying to rescue horses from the slaughterhouse, sign the petition today: https://www.horsesinourhands.org/ Watch Live: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/siri-lindley
01:02:25
September 25, 2020
Ep. 128 Good Leaders Get Gratitude || Chester Elton
Chester Elton is a Real Leaders Top 50 Keynote Speaker, #1 best-selling leadership author, and Co-founder of Culture Works who claims that Good Leaders Get Gratitude. On today’s episode Elton shares: -Prolific examples of business leaders who credit culture change for their resilience -How work balance and work harmony differ -The common ingredients for an engaged workforce Watch here: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/chester-elton 
01:03:23
September 22, 2020
Ep. 127 Who Is A Real Leader? || Jeffrey Hayzlett, CEO of C-Suite Network
Exceed conditions of satisfaction. Jeffrey Hayzlett is a best selling author, host of the All Business Podcast, and CEO of the C-Suite Network who helps you exceed conditions of satisfaction. In today’s episode, Hayzlett shares why picking a side is a good thing, how to pick the best person for the job, and that Real Leaders are those who get sh*t done. Watch on Crowdcast: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/jeffrey-hayzlett
55:29
September 18, 2020
Ep. 126 Jump Out of Bed to Serve Your Customers || Blake Morgan, 40 Top Female Keynote Speakers
If Jeff Bezos can do it, so can you.  Blake Morgan is a customer experience keynote speaker who reminds you that you are in business to serve your customers. On today’s episode Morgan breaks down 3 questions real leaders should be asking themselves: 1. What would make your clients' lives easier and better? 2. Do you jump out of bed excited to serve your customers? 3. What technology is out there to improve your consumers' experience? Watch the replay: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/blake-morgan 
43:57
September 11, 2020
Ep. 125 Prioritizing Your Relationships
Relationship Economics® Advisor David Nour joins the show to share 16 signals that will determine the future of work, why storytelling is a  leadership competency, and that business leaders cannot cut their way to growth!  Join live on Crowdcast: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/david-nour RSVP for future live podcasts: https://www.crowdcast.io/realleaderspodcast
59:41
September 03, 2020
Keep It Real Series #2 - Are You Relevant?
Are you relevant? Simon Mainwaring, Founder, and CEO of We First Branding shares that this is the ongoing question for businesses and their brands if they want to become organizations of the future.  RSVP to ask your questions for any live interview with real leaders at: https://www.crowdcast.io/realleaderspodcast
01:03:13
August 30, 2020
Ep. 124 The Inspiring Story of Devon Still
Devon Still is a former NFL Defensive End, current cancer awareness advocate, and proud father who discloses the obstacles he overcame on his journey to the league, the playbook he used after his daughter was diagnosed with cancer, and his newfound purpose.  Get Involved: https://stillstrongfoundation.org/ Real Leaders Impact Awards: https://real-leaders.com/impact-awards-application/ Goal: 50 Reviews by 8/31.  Rate and review on Apple podcasts!!
54:42
August 27, 2020
Ep. 123 Agroforestry || CEO of Propagate Ventures, Ethan Steinberg
Ethan Steinberg is the CEO of Propagate Ventures who joins the show to educate us all on the long term benefits of agroforestry. In today’s episode Steinberg shares his concept of a quadruple bottom line, the history of agroforestry, and how farmers across the country are reacting to using traditional techniques.
50:15
August 24, 2020
Ep. 122 Moral Decisions || My Grandfather, Dr. Roger Gertenrich
Roger Gertenrich is a Korean war medic, former mayor of Salem, OR, and Kevin's grandfather who urges us all today to lead with our moral compass. In today’s episode, Bapa shares how to lead under pressure situations, the importance of building a base, and how to use your compass to get to where you’re going. Goal: 50 Reviews on Apple Podcasts by August 31!! Leave one today.
01:13:35
August 21, 2020
Ep. 121 Why The Crisis Will Only Get Worse || Roger J. Hamilton, Founder of Genius Group
Roger J. Hamilton is the Founder of Genius Group who claims a tsunami market crash is coming and leaders who don't prioritize their digital distribution will drown. In today’s episode, Hamilton explains the problems with printing too much money, how to accelerate the UN global goals, and that the mark of a good leader is how many other leaders one creates.  Crowdcast: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/roger-hamilton Apply For The Real Leaders Impact Awards: https://real-leaders.com/impact-awards-application/ Goal: 50 Reviews by the end of August, leave a review below!!
44:54
August 19, 2020
Ep. 120 50,000 Thoughts A Day || David Nurse, Author of Pivot & Go
David Nurse is an NBA Life Optimization Coach and Author of his new book Pivot & Go. Today he shares his journey from sleeping in a Walmart parking lot to working with the NBA’s best, how to live each day like the ultimate day, and why we shouldn’t sleep on sleep itself. Purchase David's Book Pivot & Go here: https://www.amazon.com/Pivot-Go-Mindset-Blueprint-Redefine/dp/1645431118/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=pivot+and+go&qid=1579652570&sr=8-1
36:39
August 16, 2020
Ep. 119 How To Kill Conformity || Lisa Bodell Real Leaders Top 50 Keynote Speakers
Lisa Bodell is Real Leaders Top 50 Keynote Speaker and the CEO of Future Think who believes the key to unlocking innovation in your company is by killing conformity. In today’s episode, Bodell shares the mindset of a futurist, a few techniques to kill your organization's rules, and how to break away from the day-to-day to pursue more meaningful work.  Watch Live: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/lisa-bodell Real Leaders Impact Awards Early Bird Application: https://real-leaders.com/impact-awards-application/ Goal: 50 Reviews By End of August. Please help and leave one below!
35:07
August 11, 2020
Ep. 118 Why Not You? John O'Leary || Real Leaders Top 50 Keynote Speakers
John O'Leary is a #1 National Best-Selling Author, Host of the Living Inspired Podcast, and Top Keynote Speaker who shares on this episode the difference between success and significance, how to practice being in the moment, and to ask yourself, "why not you?" https://www.crowdcast.io/e/john-oleary
52:33
August 06, 2020
Ep. 117 5 Uncompromising Values || Larry Winget Real Leaders Top 50 Keynote Speakers
Larry Winget is known as the Pitbull of Personal Development® who joins the show to share why he’s discontent with the current self-help speakers, how it is up to you, and only you to change your ways and 5 values that are uncompromising.  Watch on Crowdcast: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/larry-winget
39:12
July 30, 2020
Ep. 116 Fabien Cousteau, Life Below Water
Fabien Cousteau is a 3rd generation ocean explorer and aquanaut who is taking the next step in ocean exploration by venturing into the world’s largest and most advanced underwater research station. He shares his journey and hope for the future of life below water.    
58:18
July 28, 2020
Keep It Real Series - Simon Mainwaring #1
On the first-ever Keep It Real Series brand futurist, best-selling author, and global keynote speaker Simon Mainwaring joins the show. He is best known as the author of We First: How Brands and Consumers Use Social Media to Build a Better World and the founder and CEO of We First, a creative consultancy. Simon will be back on the show every month for more commentary.  Watch on Crowdcast: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/simon
01:05:16
July 25, 2020
Ep. 115 Where Does YOUR Burn Come From? || Ben Newman Real Leaders Top 50 Keynote Speaker
Ben Newman is a highly sought out performance coach, author, and host of The Burn podcast who believes your burn is what determines your purpose. On today’s show, Newman shares experiences that fuel his burn, how the key to changing your mind is through the heart, and that being real is what is missing in today’s business environment.
37:05
July 21, 2020
Ep. 114 True Happiness Is Inner Peace
Drew Hanlen is an NBA consultant, executive coach, and the CEO of Pure Sweat Sports who has forged his dream into a reality becoming the #1 coach for hoopers and executives who want to take their game to the next level. 
58:16
July 15, 2020
Ep. 113 Make Your Worst Day The Best Day
Michael Kuech is the Co-founder and CEO of Your Super who overcame cancer at 24 and is now on a mission to help consumers make healthier food choices and transform lives while doing it. Rate and review: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/real-leaders-podcast/id1426198805  Subscribe for 25% using coupon code: podcast25 Receive 10% OFF any YourSuper products using code: RLP10 until 9/15: https://yoursuper.com/
48:03
July 13, 2020
Ep. 112 The Mindset Of A Successful Networker
Gil Petersil is a successful networking and mastermind coach who unveils the mindset needed to grow your network.  Watch on crowdcast: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/gil-petersil
01:07:41
July 10, 2020
Ep. 111 Tapping Into A Higher Consciousness
Staci Wallace is a faith-based leader and current executive vice president at VOXOX who in today’s episode helps you surrender to your emotions and stay in the moment. Rate and Review the show: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/real-leaders-podcast/id1426198805#see-all/reviews Watch on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/RealLeadersMagazine?sub_confirmation=1
01:03:31
July 08, 2020
Ep. 110 How To Navigate COVID-19 with 11,000 employees
Emily Murphy is the Administrator of the General Services Administration who lead her organization of 11,000 employees through the turbulent COVID-19 pandemic. 
42:04
July 06, 2020
Ep. 109 Honestly Expressing Yourself
David Kahl is the Founder and CEO of Fully a certified B-Corp. In today’s episode, Kahl unpacks his adolescence, the tipping point that spawned new beginnings, and the transformation of his business mindset. Great listen for anyone feeling stuck in their career and/or experienced something traumatic recently.
49:60
July 02, 2020
Ep. 108 Enter Into The World of the Unknown
Omar Shaikh is the co-founder and managing director of Global Ethical Finance Initiative who joins the show to interpret Milton Friedman’s essay on the Social Responsibility of Business, explore Adam Smith’s Wealth of Nations and how it applies to unchecked capitalism today, and ultimately discuss the humbleness and bravery that is needed to rethink today’s GDP construct and enter into the world of the unknown.
01:21:40
June 28, 2020
Ep. 107 EarthX's Trammell S. Crow Jr.
Trammell S. Crow Jr. is a long time successful Dallas businessman who founded EarthX to change the world by bringing environmental activism to his home town. EarthX is now the largest earth day event in the United States and in today's episode Trammell shares how to break bread with people across the aisle, the strides EarthX has made to change the world, and why the word “environment” should be apolitical. Watch on Crowdcast: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/trammel-crow
37:42
June 26, 2020
Ep. 106 One Tree Planted
Matt Hill is the Founder and Chief Environmental Evangelist of One Tree Planted. In this episode, Matt discusses the series of events that inspired him to start OTP,  how the reforestation efforts have impacted him, and the little things you can do to create massive change.
43:28
June 23, 2020
Ep. 105 Build A Healthy Home
Stephen Aiguier is the Founder and CEO of Green Hammer Design Build who gives you the tools to building healthy homes for a healthier planet. In this episode, Stephen shares the moments that spurred the idea of Green Hammer, the foundation for a healthy community, and the impact of bold leadership.  This interview was recorded on May 21, 2020.
01:03:42
June 18, 2020
Ep. 104 The Quadruple Bottom-Line
Rodrigo Baggio (YPO) is the Founder, CEO, and President of both Recode and Center for Digital Inclusion who proposes we can measure quadruple bottom-line. In today’s episode, Rodrigo shares what moment made him realize he could have an impact, his mentality when an obstacle comes in the way, and the power of meditation.
41:14
June 15, 2020
Ep. 103 CEO vs. Leader
Blair Kellison is the CEO of Traditional Medicinals who emphasizes purpose-driven leaders must change the values of the environment to change the people. In today’s episode, Blaire reminisces on his unconventional career path, how your values can create more value, and what separates a leader from a CEO. 
49:58
June 11, 2020
Ep. 102 The Components of Trust
Tom Matzzie is the Founder and CEO of CleanChoice Energy who shares why he decided to start a solar company, how to green the grid, and the components of trust.
39:51
June 07, 2020
Ep. 101 What Is Consciousness?
Dr. Divya Chander is the faculty chair of neuroscience at Singularity University and attending anesthesiologist at Stanford. In today's episode she shares what it means to be conscious, where it comes from, and what you can do to strengthen your mind.
51:03
June 04, 2020
Ep. 100 A Princess Found
The Princess of Sierra Leone was fostered from birth by an all-white family in West Virginia. Now, Princess Sarah Culberson shares her inspiring journey to reconnect with her Prince Father and the lessons she’s learned along the way. 
13:25
May 31, 2020
Ep. 99 Free Won't vs. Free Will
Shane Skillen is the CEO of Hotspex who breaks down the psychology of consumer decision making and what a company must do to survive the post-COVID era. In today's episode Shane shares why marketing is so effective, how to show strength in a post-covid-era, and if consumers have free will.
41:54
May 28, 2020
Ep. 98 Let's Talk About The Opioid Crisis
Mitch Prager is the Founder of Soberman's Estate a recovery center for those impacted by substance use disorder, alcoholism, or any behavioral health disorder. In this episode, Prager sheds light on the opioid crisis, how it has impacted his personal life and the road to recovery. If you or a loved one are experiencing hardship during the quarantine you can dial Mitch Prager's number 480-595-2222.
48:33
May 25, 2020
Ep. 97 Ingredients For Change
Matthew Wadiak is the Founder of both Blue Apron and Cooks Venture who shares today the ingredients of systems change. In today's episode  Matthew shares the forecast for food insecurity, why he decided to pursue regenerative agriculture, and the offshoots that come from pursuing big and bold ideas. Watch the live interview here: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/matthewwadiak 
41:07
May 22, 2020
Ep. 96 Success vs. Significance
Mike Myatt is the Founder and Chairman of N2Growth who helps CEOs rethink their definition of success. In today's episode, Myatt shares how to train your mind to project a positive image, what painful moments in his life lead to his own growth, and the difference between success and significance. Receive 25% Off Real Leaders magazine at real-leaders.com/subscribe CODE: podcast25 Subscribe on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/RealLeadersMagazine?sub_confirmation=1
54:33
May 18, 2020
Ep. 95 Coffee For First Responders
Luke Schneider is the Founder of Fire Department Coffee whose organization brews java for the hardest working people out there. And on today's episode, I asked Luke about his journey to becoming a firefighter, the similarities between leading in the line of duty and operating a company, and the ingredients in his coffee roast. If you want to try a cup of their famous coffee Fire Department is giving you all a discount for 25% off their coffee. Just head to their website and enter in coupon code: REALLEADERS one word at checkout. Receive 25% Fire Department Coffee at https://www.firedeptcoffee.com/ CODE: REALLEADERS Receive 25% Off Real Leaders magazine at real-leaders.com/subscribe CODE: podcast25 Subscribe on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/RealLeadersMagazine?sub_confirmation=1
36:43
May 15, 2020
Ep. 94 Keeping More Women In the Kitchen
Joanna James is the director and filmmaker of A Fine Line a documentary empowering women to become leaders in and out of the kitchen and on today's episode Joanna shares what makes a good story, the struggles females face to become head chefs, and how restaurants will be impacted by this pandemic. Receive 25% Nunbelievable Cookies at real-leaders.com/podcast CODE: REALLEADERS  Receive 25% Off Real Leaders magazine at real-leaders.com/subscribe CODE: podcast25  Subscribe on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/RealLeadersMagazine?sub_confirmation=1
46:39
May 13, 2020
Ep. 93 Determining Your Path
Buddy Teaster, CEO at Soles4Souls joins the podcast today to explain the impact a shoe can have on the soul, what motivated him to switch to the nonprofit sector, and how to determine a path that gives you the most juice. Receive 25% Nunbelievable Cookies at real-leaders.com/podcast CODE: REALLEADERS Receive 25% Off Real Leaders magazine at real-leaders.com/subscribe CODE: podcast25 Subscribe on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/RealLeadersMagazine?sub_confirmation=1
45:26
May 11, 2020
Ep. 92 The Importance of a Strong Mission
Jamin Arvig is the founder of Tier1 Water and in this episode, he shares what his initial message to employees was amongst the news of a pandemic, how they are adapting, and the importance of a strong mission.
27:01
May 08, 2020
Ep. 91 Transitioning To Green
Pete Davis is the CEO and Co-Founder of Green Print a company who ranked on the Real Leaders Impact Awards and in today's episode he shares how companies with strong eco-missions are retaining more employees and customers, a few examples of organizations making forward-looking decisions, and if he thinks the green biz movement is just a trend. Receive 25% Nunbelievable Cookies at real-leaders.com/podcast CODE: REALLEADERS Receive 25% Off Real Leaders magazine at real-leaders.com/subscribe CODE: podcast25 Subscribe on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/RealLeadersMagazine?sub_confirmation=1
35:29
May 05, 2020
Ep. 90 Smiling Is A Language
Jean-Paul Laurent is the Founder of Unspoken Smiles and on today's episode, we ask Jean-Paul about what moment defined his career, how a toothbrush can brighten a kid's day and the challenges of dental care in poverty-stricken areas around the world.  Receive 25% Nunbelievable Cookies at real-leaders.com/podcast CODE: REALLEADERS Receive 25% Off Real Leaders magazine at real-leaders.com/subscribe CODE: podcast25 Subscribe on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/RealLeadersMagazine?sub_confirmation=1
01:01:10
May 03, 2020
Ep. 89 Psychedelic Experience Leads To Business Philosophy
David Bronner is the CEO and Chief Cosmic Officer at Dr. Bronner's. In this episode, David’s experiences that have reconfigured his perspective of how business can be operated. Receive 25% Nunbelievable Cookies at real-leaders.com/podcast CODE: REALLEADERS Receive 25% Off Real Leaders magazine at real-leaders.com/subscribe CODE: podcast25 Subscribe on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/RealLeadersMagazine?sub_confirmation=1
01:03:35
May 01, 2020
Ep. 88 Patagonia Philosophy
Vincent Stanley, Director of Philosophy at Patagonia suggests the values of their hardware climbing company are still engrained into the decision making of the company. In this episode, Vincent shares the origin of Patagonia, how they see their role in society, and the secret to sustaining growth with environmental restrictions.  Receive 25% Nunbelievable Cookies at real-leaders.com/podcast CODE: REALLEADERS Receive 25% Off Real Leaders magazine at real-leaders.com/subscribe CODE: podcast25 Subscribe on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/RealLeadersMagazine?sub_confirmation=1
44:58
April 29, 2020
Ep. 87 How Your Great Grandchildren Will Live In The Future
James Ehrlich is the Founder of Regen Villages, a spin-off company inspired in part by Stanford research during the Solar Decathlon. He shares on this episode his model for building self-sustaining villages, how COVID-19 will impact our lifestyle, and the downside of living in big cities. Receive 25% Nunbelievable Cookies at real-leaders.com/podcast CODE: REALLEADERS Receive 25% Off Real Leaders magazine at real-leaders.com/subscribe CODE: podcast25 Subscribe on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/RealLeadersMagazine?sub_confirmation=1
58:56
April 27, 2020
Ep. 86 Paul Stamets Redefines Darwinian Theory
Paul Stamets a world-renowned mycologist and ambassador for the fungal kingdom and in today's episode Stamets shares why fungi should have equal funding to technology, the misconceptions of psilocybin, and what Darwin got wrong. 
32:30
April 22, 2020
Ep. 85 Finding Your Balance
Roberto Milk is the co-founder and CEO of NOVICA the largest impact market place in the world providing talented artisans in emerging markets access to first-world consumers. In today’s episode, Roberto shares why he pursued this idea, what responsibility comes along with being the main source of income for families during a crisis, and ultimately how to find balance as a hardworking social entrepreneur. Receive 25% Nunbelievable Cookies at real-leaders.com/podcast CODE: REALLEADERS Receive 25% Off Real Leaders magazine at real-leaders.com/subscribe CODE: podcast25 Subscribe on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/RealLeadersMagazine?sub_confirmation=1
52:18
April 21, 2020
Ep. 84 Are Viruses At the Top of the Food Chain?
David Quammen is a renowned traveling scientific writer who wrote the thriller Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic in 2012 and the revelations in his books have now come true. Quammen shares today when he thinks the quarantine will end, how climate change impacts the spread of viral diseases, and ultimately who is at the top of the food chain.  Receive 25% Nunbelievable Cookies at real-leaders.com/podcast CODE: REALLEADERS Receive 25% Off Real Leaders magazine at real-leaders.com/subscribe CODE: podcast25 Subscribe on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/RealLeadersMagazine?sub_confirmation=1
55:22
April 19, 2020
Ep. 83 World Wildlife Fund (WWF) On Going Beyond The Balance Sheet
Sheila Bonini is the Vice President of Private Sector Engagement at the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) who shares the importance of cross-sector partnerships, how companies can be stewards of the environment, and what leadership is needed to go beyond the balance sheet. Receive 25% Nunbelievable Cookies at real-leaders.com/podcast CODE: REALLEADERS Receive 25% Off Real Leaders magazine at real-leaders.com/subscribe CODE: podcast25 Subscribe on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/RealLeadersMagazine?sub_confirmation=1
48:22
April 18, 2020
Ep. 82 Staying Classy
Scot Chisolm is the Founder and CEO of Classy.org, one of the largest online fundraising platforms for nonprofits. In this episode Scot shares why for-profits should act like nonprofits, the story behind his first sale, and what pressure comes along with early investment at age 24. Receive 25% Nunbelievable Cookies at real-leaders.com/podcast CODE: REALLEADERS Receive 25% Off Real Leaders magazine at real-leaders.com/subscribe CODE: podcast25 Subscribe on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/RealLeadersMagazine?sub_confirmation=1
01:04:55
April 16, 2020
Ep. 81 The Secret To Happiness
Jim Estill is the CEO of Danby Appliances who shares how a crisis can shift your mindstate and business. If you'd like a new perspective on how to motivate your staff during these times this is a great podcast for you. How do you learn a mindset of gratitude? How are leaders pivoting their roles during this crisis, and will the coronavirus change business as we know it?  Receive 25% Nunbelievable Cookies at real-leaders.com/podcast CODE: REALLEADERS Receive 25% Off Real Leaders magazine at real-leaders.com/subscribe CODE: podcast25 Subscribe on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/RealLeadersMagazine?sub_confirmation=1
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April 15, 2020
Ep. 80 Why Do We Recycle In The First Place?
Keefe Harrison is the CEO of The Recycling Partnership, who wants to set the record straight about the impact of Recycling.  What is the circular economy? Is recycling economically viable and why are we recycling in the first place?  Those questions answered on this episode of the Real Leaders Podcast. Receive 25% Nunbelievable Cookies at real-leaders.com/podcast CODE: REALLEADERS Receive 25% Off Real Leaders magazine at real-leaders.com/subscribe CODE: podcast25 Subscribe on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/RealLeadersMagazine?sub_confirmation=1
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April 13, 2020
Ep. 79 Will Impact Investors Revive Capitalism?
Amit Bouri is the CEO of the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) who wants to make sure people are invested in more than just profit. What is impact investing? Can business owners handle their problems in socially constructive ways? How much more money needs to be allocated to impact investments to sustain the future? Find out on this episode of the Real Leaders podcast. Enjoy! Receive 25% Nunbelievable Cookies at real-leaders.com/podcast CODE: REALLEADERS Receive 25% Off Real Leaders magazine at real-leaders.com/subscribe CODE: podcast25 Subscribe on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/RealLeadersMagazine?sub_confirmation=1
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April 11, 2020
Ep. 78 Our Words Have Power
Josh Neumann is the founder of Kind Lips, the lip balm company on a mission to serve as a constant reminder for customers to say kind things. In this episode, Josh opens up about why he changed career paths, how his mission became his marketing and shares 3 powerful habits that changed his life. Receive 25% Nunbelievable Cookies at real-leaders.com/podcast CODE: REALLEADERS Receive 25% Off Real Leaders magazine at real-leaders.com/subscribe CODE: podcast25 Subscribe on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/RealLeadersMagazine?sub_confirmation=1
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April 09, 2020
Ep. 77 Nunbelievable
Co-founders Kuda Biza and Bryan Janeczko join the Real Leaders Podcast to share why the world doesn’t need another Oreo, how nuns inspired them to bake social responsibility into their cookie company, and what leadership is needed from investors to help solve food insecurity. Nunbelievable is a direct-to-consumer baked goods company on a mission to provide 1 million meals to American soup kitchens by 2022. For every one dozen cookies they sell, Nunbelieable donates 2 meals. Buy a cookie, feed the homeless and receive 25% OFF your next order at https://real-leaders.com/podcast.
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April 05, 2020
Ep. 76 The Great Reset
Gary A. Bolles is an internationally-recognized expert on the future of work and the future of learning. Bolles joins the show to make sure capital leaders find the courage to rethink the day-to-day after this virtual trial. What will the future of work look like?  What leadership skills does one need to possess? Find out on this episode of the Real Leaders Podcast. Receive 25% Nunbelievable Cookies at real-leaders.com/podcast CODE: REALLEADERS Receive 25% Off Real Leaders magazine at real-leaders.com/subscribe CODE: podcast25 Subscribe on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/RealLeadersMagazine?sub_confirmation=1
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April 04, 2020
Ep. 75 Values Create Your Value
Kristin Groos-Richmond is the CEO of Revolution Foods which provides healthy school meals to children with no artificial anything. In this episode she explains why mission-driven companies are winning the talent war, how Rev Foods is addressing a $20 Billion market, and even some of the recipes she incorporated off the advice from Asian and Haitian parents. Receive 25% Nunbelievable Cookies at real-leaders.com/podcast CODE: REALLEADERS Receive 25% Off Real Leaders magazine at real-leaders.com/subscribe CODE: podcast25 Subscribe on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/RealLeadersMagazine?sub_confirmation=1
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April 02, 2020
Ep. 74 Make Your Visions Come To Life
Joe Hart is the CEO of Dale Carnegie Training who notoriously wrote the book How To Win Friends and Influence People who shares why an 86 year-old book is still relevant, how a person's awareness and intention can be the key difference-maker in their life, and what the cost of inauthentic leadership is. 
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April 01, 2020
Ep. 73 What Reagan Taught Me
Lisa Gable is the Former U.S Ambassador and now current CEO of F.A.R.E (Food Allergy Research and Education) who shares the focus from President Reagan, objective decision making, and how to thrive in a complex environment. Leave us a review if you enjoyed hearing from this leader. Receive 25% Nunbelievable Cookies at real-leaders.com/podcast CODE: REALLEADERS Receive 25% Off Real Leaders magazine at real-leaders.com/subscribe CODE: podcast25 Subscribe on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/RealLeadersMagazine?sub_confirmation=1
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March 29, 2020
Ep. 72 The Impact of Pandemics
Dr. David Bray, former  IT Chief for the Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Program at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, lead the program’s technology response during 9/11, the 2001 Anthrax attacks, Severe Acute Respiratory System (SARS) in 2003, and other international public health emergencies. He joins the Real Leaders Podcast to talk about the response, nature, and impact of Pandemics.  Receive 25% Nunbelievable Cookies at real-leaders.com/podcast CODE: REALLEADERS  Receive 25% Off Real Leaders magazine at real-leaders.com/subscribe CODE: podcast25  Subscribe on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/RealLeadersMagazine?sub_confirmation=1
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March 25, 2020
Ep. 71 Remote Management During Quarantine
Julie Morgenstern is a productivity and organization expert who explains how to keep productivity high during times of uncertainty. As companies are forced to exile their employees from a central location the Real Leaders Podcast uncovers how managers can make sure their remote staff is staying connected. 
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March 23, 2020
Ep. 70 Akon On Akon City, Uniting Africa, Crypto vs. Corruption
Akon is a world renowned R&B artist who shares today why leadership, cryptocurrency, and his city may just be the key to stabilizing corruption in Africa. Why is Akon taking matters into his own hands? How is he building his own city? What leadership skills does he possess? Find out on this episode of the Real Leaders podcast.  Receive 25% Nunbelievable Cookies at real-leaders.com/podcast CODE: REALLEADERS Receive 25% Off Real Leaders magazine at real-leaders.com/subscribe CODE: podcast25 Subscribe on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/RealLeadersMagazine?sub_confirmation=1
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March 16, 2020
Ep. 69 Solar Keeps Good Pace
Alexandra Cooley is the COO of Greenworks Lending who explains why many commercial properties are adopting solar and how leadership and hiring adjusted as their startup grew to over 40 employees.
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March 12, 2020
Ep. 68 The Multiplier Effect
Jodie Morgan is the CEO of GreenMantra, who comes on the show to share about the state of the recycling crisis and how robust this problem really is. GreenMantra is the first company in the world to upcycle post-consumer and post-industrial recycled plastics into synthetic polymers and additives that meet specific performance requirements for industrial applications. Use code: podcast25 at checkout to receive $18 off your first magazine https://real-leaders.com/subscribe. 
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March 09, 2020
Ep. 67 How To Influence Big Brands
Peter Van Stolk the Founder/CEO of both SPUD and FoodX who shares why big brands are looking to his company to save money by reducing their environmental impact. Leave a review below if you enjoyed this episode!
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March 05, 2020