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Two guys on stuff: Leadership stuff, life stuff, and stuff stuff.

Two guys on stuff: Leadership stuff, life stuff, and stuff stuff.

By Michael Edwards and Tom Tobin
Values-based, purpose-driven leadership will transform you, your organization, and the world. Join Michael Edwards and Tom Tobin, two executives, entrepreneurs, and great friends, every Monday as they share stories about their leadership journey.

We value listener feedback. Please send any questions, comments, or concerns to info@edwardsgrouptx.com or text to (830) 446-3362‬.
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Two Guys On Stuff - Leadership Lessons From Ted Lasso, Michael Scott, and More!
Believe it or not, there are leadership role models on TV.  Join Michael and Tom as they discuss leadership lessons from Ted Lasso, Michael Scott, and a host of other TV characters.   What are some of your favorite leadership lessons from TV?  Leave us a message at https://anchor.fm/twoguysonstuff/message, send your list to info@edwardsgrouptx.com or text us at (830) 446-3362.
32:04
November 01, 2021
Avoid These Behaviors
In contrast to our typical "these leaders are doing it right" discussion, tune in and learn about some behaviors to avoid.  Which bad behaviors made your list?  Leave us a message at https://anchor.fm/twoguysonstuff/message, send your list to info@edwardsgrouptx.com or text us at (830) 446-3362. We would love to hear from you!
44:24
August 16, 2021
Dave Coffaro - Organizational Relevance
What do you know about organizational relevance? How about sustaining relevance? Join Michael and Tom for a conversation with Dave Coffaro from Strategic Advisory Consulting Group. Dave is an author, speaker, executive coach, and consultant who helps companies bring their vision and strategy to life. Earning and sustaining relevance is fundamental to business success and longevity. Given its finite shelf-life, relevance must be intentionally pursued and preserved. A session with Dave would focus on guiding attendees toward intentionally sustaining relevance with their employees and customers, including actionable applications for applying his “Leading from Zero” principles to their business practices. If you have any feedback for Michael and Tom or would like to be a guest on Two Guys On Stuff, drop us a line at info@edwardsgrouptx.com; send us a voice message: https://anchor.fm/twoguysonstuff/message; or (830) 446-3362. Visit www.edwardsgrouptx.com and schedule your complimentary 30-minute coaching session, and get started on your personal growth journey.
41:57
August 09, 2021
John Chilkotowsky - How to Say Yes to Saying No
Why do I keep saying YES when I want to say NO?  How do I change this bad habit that's holding me back?  How can I feel more confident having "difficult" conversations?  What stories do we tell ourselves about saying NO?  What's the real cost of not being able to say NO?  How can I find momentum to say NO more often? Join Michael and Tom for a conversation with John Chilkotosky from Northstar Coaching.  John works with leaders to gain clarity, confidence, and calm as they find both success and greater satisfaction. John has more than 25 years of executive & leadership experience across multiple industries. Past clients include Verizon, AT&T, Genentech, and Warner Brothers. He is also a former non-profit Executive Director and helps non-profit executives build thriving organizations. He leads with authenticity, a focus on success and a good sense of humor! f you have any feedback for Michael and Tom or would like to be a guest on Two Guys On Stuff, drop us a line at info@edwardsgrouptx.com, Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/twoguysonstuff/message, or (830) 446-3362.  Visit www.edwardsgrouptx.com and schedule your complimentary 30-minute coaching session and get started on your personal growth journey.
52:12
August 02, 2021
E.A. Csolkovits - Founder of Givers University - Are You a Giver or a Taker?
Are you a giver or a taker? Do you have the ability to discern between the two? Join Michael and Tom as they go deep into the topic with E.A. Csolkovits, Founder of Givers University, author, and entrepreneur. E.A. had his humble beginnings were that of the son of a milkman. At age 16, he started his business career at a commission sales job selling janitorial services to business owners. At the age of 19, E. A. Csolkovits met Sam Robbins, a millionaire businessman from Detroit, Michigan. Sam took E. A. Csolkovits under his wing and began to mentor him. E. A. Csolkovits began working for Sam at the House of Holland Jewelers in the diamond business. In 1980, Sam established a private grant meant to be a part of his legacy due to his lifelong fight with diabetes. Due to this grant in 1980, Sam and E. A. Csolkovits began to formulate heart-healthy and Wellness nutritional foods and drinks. Over the next 45+ years, E. A. Csolkovits was blessed with the following business and personal achievements. If you have any feedback for Michael and Tom or would like to be a guest on Two Guys On Stuff, drop us a line at info@edwardsgrouptx.com, Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/twoguysonstuff/message, or (830) 446-3362.  Visit www.edwardsgrouptx.com and schedule your complimentary 30-minute coaching session and get started on your personal growth journey. Links Mentioned In the Podcast: To Ge Free Downloads: http://www.GIVERSuniversity.com YouTube Channel for GIVERS University (Weekly Episodes of “Discern”: https://YouTube.com/GIVERSuniversity Go To This URL To Do Your Quiz: http://www.giversuniversity.info Do Your 7-Question Quiz & Get Your FREE Assessment, & Your FREE usable downloads from GIVERSuniversity.com
54:17
July 26, 2021
Discover Your Why!
Your WHY s the heart of your company, what you stand for, and ultimately what determines your success.  In this episode, listen as Michael walks you through a simple process to understand your why and engage your workforce, taking your business to new heights. Want to learn more about your why?  Click here to schedule a complimentary session with Michael  If you would like to watch the video of the Discover Your Why webinar click here We value listener feedback. Please send any questions, comments, or concerns to info@edwardsgrouptx.com or text to (830) 446-3362‬.
35:12
July 19, 2021
Michael & Tom's Top 5 List: Leadership Characteristics
What characteristics should leaders possess?  Join Michael and Tom as they explore their top 5 list of leadership characteristics.  What characteristics are on your list?  Send your list to info@edwardsgrouptx.com or text us at (830) 446-3362. We value listener feedback. Please send any questions, comments, or concerns to info@edwardsgrouptx.com or text to (830) 446-3362.
41:22
July 12, 2021
How To Do A Life Audit
Are you stuck?  Are you searching for ways to live your best life?  How To Do A Life Audit helps you clarify your values and purpose and create an action plan to transform your life. If you would like to learn more about doing a life audit, drop us a line at info@edwardsgrouptx.com or call (830) 446-3362‬ to set up some time to dig deep!
51:32
July 05, 2021
What Is Servant Leadership?
What is servant leadership?  From Jesus Christ to Robert Greanleaf, tune in and get a 40,000 foot view of what is servant leadership and how it might look in the real world. If you have any questions, comments, or concerns for Michael and Tom, or would like to be a guest on the show, drop us a line at info@edwardsgrouptx.com.
37:37
June 28, 2021
Post COVID Return To Work - Moments Of Truth
Is your office, work group, or team returning to the office?  Learn about two important moments of truth that can either build or destroy employee engagement, loyalty, and culture. If you have any questions, comments, or concerns for Michael and Tom, or would like to be a guest on the show, drop us a line at info@edwardsgrouptx.com.
25:47
June 21, 2021
Mike Acker - Speak With No Fear
Mike Acker is an executive and communication coach, a keynote speaker, and the author of four books including the bestselling Speak With No Fear, which has appeared on numerous booklists even getting designated as the #1 book on overcoming fear of speaking on Forbes.com. Mike passionately coaches business professionals to lead and speak with confidence. In presentations, he entertains and inspires audiences using stories of growing up as the son to drug smugglers who turned missionaries. He retells and relates lessons learned on how to overcome insecurity and exclusion in a crosscultural setting. And he unpacks the path from employee to manager to leader. You can find Mike at MikeAcker.com. If you have any feedback for Michael and Tom or would like to be a guest on Two Guys On Stuff, drop us a line at info@edwardsgrouptx.com or (830) 446-3362.
46:14
June 14, 2021
Practical Leadership - How Do You Do It?
Need some practical application?  Want to know where to start?  How about Michael and Tom's reading list?  in this episode, Tom and Michael answer the question...How do you do it? If you have any questions, comments, or concerns for Michael and Tom, or would like to be a guest on the show, drop us a line at info@edwardsgrouptx.com.
38:05
June 07, 2021
Christian De La Huerta - Awakening The Soul Of Power
Christian De La Huerta is an award-winning author and acclaimed speaker at various settings, including universities, conferences, multinational corporations, spiritual communities and the TedX stage. His newest book,  Awakening the Soul of Power, has message about authentic self-expression and personal empowerment will resonate with your audience, who may have struggled with issues around relationships, self-doubt, or a sense of purpose, among others. The book explores how we step into power in a different way that's not about hierarchy, control, fear, force and domination. Check out Christian's work at https://soulfulpower.com/Awakening-The-Soul-Of-Power-Book/ If you have any feedback for Michael and Tom or would like to be a guest on Two Guys On Stuff, drop us a line at info@edwardsgrouptx.com or (830) 446-3362.
48:45
May 28, 2021
Sean Tyler Foley - The Power To Speak Naked
Leaders are great story tellers and Sean Tyler Foley fits the bill!  Sean Tyler Foley has been acting in film and television since he was 6 years old and is an accomplished film and stage performer. He has appeared in productions including Freddy Vs Jason, Door to Door, Carrie, and the musical Ragtime.  Tyler is passionate about helping others confidently take the stage and impact an audience with their stories. He is currently the Managing Director of Total Buy In and author of the #1 best-selling book The Power to Speak Naked. You can find Tyler at www.seantylerfoley.com.  Download "The Method" today and Discover "5 Insider Secrets" to Speak with Confidence, Communicate Effectively & Win Your Audience! If you're thinking about becoming a public speaker or just want to sharpen your speaking skills, visit www.edwardsgrouptx.com and schedule some time to talk about that journey. If you have any feedback for Michael and Tom or would like to be a guest on Two Guys On Stuff, drop us a line at info@edwardsgrouptx.com or (830) 446-3362‬.
38:59
May 22, 2021
Tips For Joining A Mastermind
Michael and Tom discuss a great article from Forbes called 12 Tips For Entrepreneurs Starting Or Joining A Mastermind Group. Napoleon Hill said, “No mind is complete by itself. It needs contact and association with other minds to grow and expand.” If you're thinking about joining a Mastermind, listen to this episode, then visit www.edwardsgrouptx.com to check out the current list of Mastermind groups.   If you have any feedback for Michael and Tom or would like to be a guest on Two Guys On Stuff, drop us a line at info@edwardsgrouptx.com or (830) 446-3362‬.
31:55
May 15, 2021
Leadership In The News
Michael and Tom discuss the week in leadership mining nuggets from the headlines: Inconsistent communication Redefining long-held beliefs or social norms for self Innovation People-centric mission and direction Samantha Todd's article about how over 50% of CFO's leave within two years of a CEO leaving Join the Change. Your. World. movement If you have any feedback for Michael and Tom or would like to be a guest on Two Guys On Stuff, drop us a line at info@edwardsgrouptx.com or (830) 446-3362‬.
40:38
May 08, 2021
Keith Adamson - Culture Architect
Keith Adamson is an executive coach and mentor with more than 20 years of successful experience as Chief Operating Officer for Fit For Work, a company that he and Tom Tobin co-founded in 1998.  Keith is currently living a “Repurposed Life” and started Resilere Coaching, LLC in 2019.  A strong believer in awakening what is possible in others, Keith provides coaching and mentoring services with a strong emphasis on the Purpose Clarity Program and Leadership Development.  Keith is passionate about serving as a volunteer for the Kairos Prison Ministry program in South Texas.  He loves spending time with his wife Olivia, and family (including two granddaughters), not to mention his 10-month old Vizsla puppy named Eli. If you have any feedback or qeustions about the podcast, or have a great leadership story to share and would like to be a guest, drop us a line at info@edwardsgroup.tx.com.
55:39
April 30, 2021
Mark Wasserman - Chick-Fil-A Owner/Operator, Retired USAF Colonel, And Man Of Faith
Mark Wasserman is a Chick-Fil-A Owner/Operator, Retired USAF Colonel, and Church Elder.  Listen in and hear the leadership nuggets Mark leaves as we discuss things like work/life balance, perspective, and mentorship. If you have any feedback or qeustions about the podcast, or have a great leadership story to share and would like to be a guest, drop us a line at info@edwardsgroup.tx.com.
44:20
April 23, 2021
Mining For Gold! Nuggets From Our First Ten Episodes
Join Michael and Tom as they discuss the leadership gold mined from the 1st 10 episodes of Two Guys On Stuff.  If you have feedback for Michael and Tom or would like to be a guest, contact us at info@edwardsgrouptx.com or (830) 446-3362.
38:11
April 17, 2021
Lynne Reif - Fortune 100 Executive, Mentor, and One Of My Favorite People On The Planet
Lynne Reif brings 20 years of diverse executive leadership experience with Fortune 100 and start-up companies, leading business units as large as 800 employees. Lynne is passionate about strengthening communities and has served on boards for the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands, the Children's Hospital & Medical Center Foundation and was an Executive Board Member for the Greater Omaha Chamber. As an advocate for diversity and inclusion, Lynne served as an executive champion for her company's PRIDE (LGBTQ+) Employee Resource Group and served as a mentor for the Women's Employee Resource Group.  In 2020, she participated as a Greater Omaha Chamber "CEO's for CODE (Commitment to Opportunity, Diversity & Equity)" Coalition member, joining other top executives to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace and community. If you would like to be a Guest on Two Guys On Stuff or have feedback for Michael and Tom, please call, text, or email to: info@edwardsgrouptx.com (830) 446-3362
48:32
April 10, 2021
Don Gleason - Retired USAF Colonel, Executive Coach, Servant Leader, and President of Military Transition Roundtable
Get to know Don Gleason, Retired USAF Colonel, President of Achieve New Heights, and President of the non-profit organization Military Transition Roundtable dedicated to assisting our veterans transition from the military to the private sector. If you are interested in helping Don and Military Transition Roundtable by providing expertise in business analytics, please contact him at don@militarytranistionroundtable.com. If you would like to be a Guest on Two Guys On Stuff or have feedback for Michael and Tom, please call, text, or email to: info@edwardsgrouptx.com (830) 446-3362
56:07
April 03, 2021
Kathleen Forrest - Entrepreneur, Leader, Philanthropist, Author, TV Producer, And All-Around Great Person
Kathleen Forrest is the Branch Owner and Broker for Metro Brokers of Oklahoma.  She specializes in residential Property Sales and is the #1 Individual Buyer's Agent in Oklahoma for five straight years.  From her modest beginnings in a rural Kansas farm community, she has demonstrated motivation and determination to succeed in every facet of her life. Kathleen also has a passion for community service and helping those in need.  This began when she formed a school for girls in South America.  Impacted by a terrible tragedy in her own family, she also lends vigorous support to domestic abuse victims and has formed a non-profit foundation to assist and protect children and other parties to domestic violence.  Currently, she is assisting in the production of a movie based on this plight to bring awareness and raise funds. Email: kathleen@kathleenforrest.com Phone: (405) 330-1859 Website: www.kathleenforrest.com Facebook: Kathleen Forrest Metro Brokers of Oklahoma
47:37
March 27, 2021
Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Faith, and Family With Conrad Hunter
On this episode of Two Guys On Stuff, Michael and Tom interview Conrad Hunter.  Conrad has been an executive who has a reputation for building positive and winning cultures with a focus on Servant Leadership and Customer Excellence.  Conrad most recently served as the Vice President of Communication for Segar where he led the integration efforts for the combination of Lumos Networks and Spirit Communications.  Prior to that role Conrad transformed Lumos Networks expansion market of Richmond, VA into a top performing sales unit.  Conrad served as the President of Sprint’s New England Region prior to his work with Lumos in 2016.  Conrad joined nTelos Wireless on April 12, 2010  through April 30, 2014 as Executive Vice President, President – Wireless Operations.   Previously, Mr. Hunter was the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for iPCS Wireless from August 2007 December 2009. From February 2000 until July 2007, Mr. Hunter was Vice President of United States Cellular Corporation, most recently Vice President – Midwest Operations. Prior to joining United States Cellular Corporation, Mr. Hunter was Vice President and General Manager of the Virginia region of PrimeCo PCS, which was acquired by nTelos in 2000.  Conrad currently resides in Mooresville, NC and is Married to Janet and has two daughters, Jessica and Madison. Would you like to be a guest on TGOS?  Do you have any feedback for Michael & Tom?  Send us an email to info@edwardsgrouptx.com.
43:44
March 19, 2021
Two Guys On Stuff - Listener Feedback
Join Two Guys On Stuff as Michael and Tom answer questions from our listeners and talk about how you can change your world!  If you have any feedback for the guys or would like to be featured on an upcoming episode email, call, or text: info@edwardsgrouptx.com or (830) 446-3362.  Thank you for listening!
41:09
March 13, 2021
Leadership Lessons With John Groves - DPT, CEO, and Partner in Fit For Work
Join Two Guys on Stuff as we learn about the leadership journey, and lessons learned along the way, from John Groves.  John Groves, DPT, is CEO and partner with Fit For Work, the nation’s leader in onsite injury prevention which provides companies with preventative solutions in over 1000 locations across North America to drastically reduce the incidence and costs associated with musculoskeletal sprains and strains.   Send your feedback, questions, and comments to info@edwardsgrouptx.com.
51:24
March 05, 2021
Entrepreneurship Part 2 - Practical Advice For Starting Your Business
In part 2 of this 2 part episode on entrepreneurship, Tom and Michael talk about the practical aspects of starting your own business including franchising, organizational structure, and hiring your team.  We value listener feedback. Please send comments, questions, or concerns to info@edwardsgrouptx.com or text (830) 446-3362‬.
29:11
February 26, 2021
Entrepreneurship - Important Questions Before Starting Your Business
In part 1 of this 2 part episode on entrepreneurship, Tom and Michael arm you with questions to ask yourself before quitting your day job.  You'll also hear their perspective on why, what, and how to get started.  We value listener feedback. Please send comments, questions, or concerns to info@edwardsgrouptx.com or text (830) 446-3362‬.
23:14
February 20, 2021
Two Guys On Stuff - Get To Know Tom Tobin
In the 2nd of a two-part episode, get to know Tom Tobin as he walks through his stuff.  Tom is an executive, entrepreneur, husband, father, and Realtor sharing his leadership stuff.
35:44
February 06, 2021
Two Guys On Stuff - Get To Know Michael Edwards
In this episode, get to know Michael Edwards as we begin our journey known as Two Guys on stuff.   Values-based, purpose-driven leadership will transform you, your organization, and the world.  Join Michael Edwards and Tom Tobin, two executives, entrepreneurs, and great friends, every Tuesday as they share stories about their leadership journey. Learn from leadership experts and entrepreneurs as they share their experiences learned along the way.  Join us and begin charting your own journey today. Special thanks for Nick at V/O 21 Media for the amazing into and outro.  Visit vo21media.com to check out their portfolio!
42:48
January 29, 2021