Where Others Won't

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By Cody Royle
Football coach and author Cody Royle brings together thinkers and practitioners from sports, business, and academia to detail the team dynamics and talent optimization secrets of the world's best teams.

Guests include Adam Grant, Patty McCord, Joe Dumars, Whitney Johnson, Claude Silver, Fergus Connolly, Padraig Smith, James Kerr, Michel Falcon, Angela Ruggiero, Garry Ridge, Paul Roos, Dave Meltzer, and Alan Stein Jr.
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Michael Gervais - High-Performance Psychology
Dr. Michael Gervais is a high-performance psychologist, working in the trenches of high-stakes environments. He is also the co-founder of Compete to Create, a joint venture with Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll, which focuses on mindset training for individuals in the workplace. Their clients include Microsoft, and AT&T. You might also recognize Michael from his world-class podcast, Finding Mastery, where he curates conversations with extraordinary performers from across sports, business, and academia, like Steve Kerr, Abby Wambach, Georges St Pierre, Satya Nardella, and Brene Brown. You can find out more about Michael at www.competetocreate.net and www.findingmastery.net Where Others Won’t is recorded in Toronto, Canada, and was created by Cody Royle and Adam Esker. You can book Cody to speak, or learn more about his background by visiting: www.codyroyle.com 
50:31
October 8, 2019
Julian de Guzman X Andy Longley - The Search For Global Talent
Julian de Guzman is the General Manager of Ottawa Fury, Canada's only team in the United Soccer League. As a player, Julian was the first Canadian to play in La Liga, where he starred for Deportivo La Coruna, winning Player of the Year in 2007/08. His 98 caps for the Canadian men's national team is the most by any player all-time.  You can follow Julian and the Ottawa Fury at: www.ottawafuryfc.com Andy Longley is the Global Senior Director of Talent at adidas headquarters in Herzogenaurach, Germany. Andy comes from a psychology background and has worked with the New Zealand Navy, before putting his stamp on talent acquisition in his role hiring pilots for Emirates Airlines. You can find out more about Andy at: linkedin.com/in/andrew-longley-40091443  Where Others Won’t is recorded in Toronto, Canada, and was created by Cody Royle and Adam Esker. You can book Cody to speak, or learn more about his background by visiting: www.codyroyle.com
42:18
October 2, 2019
Marcus Buckingham - Lies About Work
Marcus Buckingham is an author, researcher, and thought-leader focused on unlocking people's strengths, increasing their performance, and pioneering the future of how people work. He is head of people and performance research at the ADP Research Institute, and the author of several bestselling books, including StandOut 2.0: Assess Your Strengths, Find Your Edge, Win at Work, and Nine Lies About Work. You can find more about Marcus at www.marcusbuckingham.com Where Others Won’t is recorded in Toronto, Canada, and was created by Cody Royle and Adam Esker. You can book Cody to speak, or learn more about his background by visiting: www.codyroyle.com
33:03
September 25, 2019
Meg Popovic X Marc Champagne - Mental Health And Wellness
Meg Popovic is the Director of Athlete Wellbeing & Performance for the Toronto Maple Leafs, and for over 15 years, Meg has worked with individuals, teams, and organizations to develop resiliency, leadership, and emotional well-being. If you'd like to speak to Meg, you. can email Cody at: cody@whereotherswont.com  Marc Champagne is the co-founder and CEO of Kyō (kee-oh), meaning “today” in Japanese. As the name suggests, they focus on today. Their app helps individuals be mindful of today and appreciating everything today has to offer. You can find out more about Marc at: www.kyoapp.com If you take anything away from today’s episode, it’s that we all need to talk more about our mental fitness. If you would like to talk, you can email Cody at: cody@whereotherswont.com Where Others Won’t is recorded in Toronto, Canada, and was created by Cody Royle and Adam Esker. You can book Cody to speak, or learn more about his background by visiting: www.codyroyle.com
1:04:01
September 20, 2019
Joe Montemurro - Rebuilding A Powerhouse
Arsenal Women have won 15 league titles, 14 FA Cups, and the Champions League, and are one of the historic powerhouses of women’s football.  Their coach, Joe Montemurro, burst onto the coaching scene by winning a title with Melbourne City in 2015/16 before answering the call to help rebuild Arsenal, who’d spend years in the wilderness prior to his arrival. In just his second year in charge, the Gunners returned to the top of the pile in England. I spoke to Joe on the eve of the 2019/20 season, as his team prepared to defend their title, and tackle the Champions League once more.  You can find out more about Joe at: www.arsenal.com/women/  Where Others Won’t is recorded in Toronto, Canada, and was created by Cody Royle and Adam Esker. You can book Cody to speak, or learn more about his background by visiting: www.codyroyle.com
37:36
September 15, 2019
Tasha Eurich - How Self-Aware Are You?
Self-awareness is one of the hottest topics in leadership right now. But what is self-awareness? And as a leader, or a coach, can you develop it? Dr. Tasha Eurich is an organizational psychologist and New York Times best-selling author. Her latest book, Insight, delves into the connection between self-awareness and success. Her TED talk on the topic has been viewed over 1.7 million times. You can find out more about Tasha at: www.tashaeurich.com Where Others Won’t is recorded in Toronto, Canada, and was created by Cody Royle and Adam Esker. You can book Cody to speak, or learn more about his background by visiting: www.codyroyle.com
42:54
September 11, 2019
Chip Wilson X Howard Behar - Culture At Scale
Chip Wilson is an entrepreneur and business leader, best known as the founder of the yoga-inspired company Lululemon Athletica. Chip is a visionary in the technical elements of active apparel and fashion. In 1979, he founded his first retail apparel company, Westbeach Snowboard, which sold apparel targeted at the emerging surf, skate, and snowboard markets. He went on to sell Westbeach in 1997 and founded Lululemon Athletica in 1998. He is the author of Little Black Stretchy Pants: The Unauthorized Story of Lululemon.   You can find more about Chip at www.chipwilson.com For 21 years, Howard Behar led Starbucks’ domestic business as president of North America, and he became the founding president of Starbucks International. During his tenure, Howard  participated in the growth of the company from only 28 stores to over 15,000 stores, spanning five continents. He served on the Starbucks board of directors for twelve years before retiring. He is the author of two books: It’s Not About The Coffee, and The Magic Cup. You can find more about Howard at www.howardbehar.com  Where Others Won’t is recorded at Apollo Studios in downtown Toronto. It is produced and edited by Adam Esker. You can contact Cody directly by visiting www.codyroyle.com
54:15
June 5, 2019
David Burkus X Zvi Band - A Modern Approach To Networking
David Burkus is a bestselling author, keynote speaker, and former business school professor. His newest book, Friend of a Friend, offers readers a new perspective on how to grow their networks and build key connections—one based on the science of human behavior, not rote networking advice. David’s TED talk has been viewed over 2 million times, and he is a regular contributor to Harvard Business Review. You can find more about David at www.davidburkus.com Zvi Band is the co-founder & CEO of Contactually, a CRM for the real estate industry that fosters authentic relationships with clients, rather than seeing them as a dollar figure. Zvi is also the author of Success Is in Your Sphere: Leverage the Power of Relationships to Achieve Your Business Goals. He has thrice been named a Washingtonian Tech Titan, has been featured in the New York Times and Washington Post, and was a finalist for Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year.   You can find more about Zvi at www.zviband.com Where Others Won’t is recorded at Apollo Studios in downtown Toronto. It is produced and edited by Adam Esker. You can contact Cody directly by visiting www.codyroyle.com 
45:57
May 22, 2019
Tiffani Bova - How To Boost Your Growth IQ
Tiffani Bova is the growth and innovation evangelist at Salesforce, and the author of the Wall Street Journal bestselling book Growth IQ: Get Smarter About the Choices that Will Make or Break Your Business. Tiffani was recently named to Thinkers50’s Radar Class of 2019, and has contributed her thought leadership to publications like Harvard Business Review, Forbes, Entrepreneur, and Huffington Post. Tiffani has her own podcast, What’s Next!, where she’s interviewed many of the guests that have appeared on Where Others Won’t, like Adam Grant, Michael Lombardi, and Dan Pink. You can find more about Tiffani at: www.tiffanibova.com  Where Others Won’t is recorded at Apollo Studios in downtown Toronto. It is produced and edited by Adam Esker. You contact Cody directly by visiting www.codyroyle.com 
1:07:20
May 13, 2019
Jonathan Rosenberg X Alan Eagle - Trillion Dollar Coach
Together with Eric Schmidt, Google’s former chairman and CEO, Jonathan Rosenberg and Alan Eagle are the co-authors Trillion Dollar Coach: The Leadership Playbook of Silicon Valley’s Bill Campbell. The trio's first book together, How Google Works, was a New York Times bestseller.   Jonathan was a Senior Vice President at Google and is an advisor to the Alphabet management team. He ran the Google product team from 2002 to 2011.  Alan has been a director at Google since 2007. Formerly Eric and Jonathan’s speechwriter, he currently runs a set of Google’s sales programs.  You can find out more about Jonathan, Alan, and Eric at: https://www.trilliondollarcoach.com  Where Others Won’t is recorded at Apollo Studios in downtown Toronto. It is produced and edited by Adam Esker. You contact Cody directly by visiting www.codyroyle.com
50:41
May 6, 2019
Daniel Pink X Kevin Rutherford - The World Of Work
Daniel Pink is the author of six provocative books — including his newest, When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing, which spent four months on the New York Times bestseller list and was named a best book of 2018 by Amazon. His other books include the long-running New York Times bestseller A Whole New Mind and the #1 New York Times bestsellers Drive and To Sell is Human. His books have won multiple awards, have been translated into 39 languages, and have sold three million copies worldwide. You can find more about Daniel at: https://www.danpink.com Kevin Rutherford is the CEO of Nuun Hydration, a ‘clean’ sports beverage brand that is disrupting the established goliaths like Gatorade and Powerade. A native of Ottawa, Canada, Kevin is one of North America’s premier brand builders, having seen profound success in previous stops with well-known packaged goods companies like Kashi, Mrs. Meyer’s Clean Day, Loblaw, SC Johnson, and Miller. You can find more about Kevin at: https://www.nuunlife.com Where Others Won’t is recorded at Apollo Studios in downtown Toronto. It is produced and edited by Adam Esker. You can contact Cody directly by visiting www.codyroyle.com
1:09:00
April 29, 2019
Jamie Mason Cohen X Nancy Spotton - One Of A Kind Leadership
Jamie Mason Cohen is a certified grapho-therapist, speaker, and leadership strategist. Jamie can analyze someone’s handwriting in less than 60 seconds and spot a person’s strengths, or provide insights into their blind spots in ways they may not be aware of themselves. This talent has seen him show up on CNN, Forbes, The Social, and The Morning Show. His TEDx talk, How To Spot A Leader In Their Handwriting, has been viewed 1.7 million times. You can find more about Jamie at: https://jamiemasoncohen.com Nancy Spotton is the founder and CEO of MPWR, and a highly sought-after keynote speaker. A self-professed data geek, Nancy uses the most elite performance tools to create comprehensive individual profiles that help guide leadership strategies. In particular, Nancy is obsessed with supporting and demystifying the Millennial generation. She’s previously been an executive with the Toronto Blue Jays, Canadian Tire, Cineplex, and Coach.ca. You can find more about Nancy at: https://www.nancyjspotton.com Where Others Won’t is recorded at Apollo Studios in downtown Toronto. It is produced and edited by Adam Esker. You can contact Cody directly by visiting www.codyroyle.com
1:05:59
April 22, 2019
Michael Lombardi - Working With Belichick, Davis, and Walsh
Michael Lombardi is a former NFL executive whose book, Gridiron Genius, documents his unique experience of working with three of the titans of the game: Bill Walsh at the San Francisco 49ers, Al Davis at the Oakland Raiders, and Bill Belichick at the Cleveland Browns and New England Patriots. Michael has three Super Bowl rings to his name, and has worked for numerous media outlets including NFL Network, Sports Illustrated, The Ringer, and The Athletic.   You can buy Michael’s book at: https://www.amazon.com/Gridiron-Genius-Championships-Building-Dynasties/dp/052557381X  Where Others Won’t is recorded at Apollo Studios in downtown Toronto. It is produced and edited by Adam Esker. You can contact Cody directly by visiting www.codyroyle.com 
37:17
April 15, 2019
Rasmus Ankersen - Discovering Talent
Rasmus Ankersen is the football director of Brentford FC in the English Championship, and chairman of FC Midtjylland in the Danish Superliga. Both teams are owned by the founder of statistical analysis company SmartOdds, and are innovative in their use of data to create competitive advantage. Rasmus has published several books, including The Gold Mine Effect, and Hunger in Paradise, and he is a highly sought after keynote speaker.  You can find out more about Rasmus at: www.rasmusankersen.com  Where Others Won’t is recorded at Apollo Studios in downtown Toronto. It is produced and edited by Adam Esker. You can book Cody to speak, buy the Where Others Won’t book, or learn more about Cody’s background by visiting www.codyroyle.com 
52:04
April 8, 2019
Jesse Cole X Travis McKenzie - Creating Extraordinary Experiences
Jesse Cole is the founder of Fans First Entertainment and owner of the Savannah Bananas. Despite being in one of the lowest levels of baseball, redesigning the entire fan experience has sent the Bananas on an unprecedented 60+ game sellout streak. Described as the PT Barnum of baseball, Jesse wears a yellow tuxedo and launched his book, Find Your Yellow Tux: How to Be Successful by Standing Out by going on a world book tour...at Epcot. You can find more about Jesse at: http://findyouryellowtux.com Travis McKenzie is the founder of NTSQ Sports Group and former global events manager at lululemon. Travis has helped create some of the most iconic events and online experiences in endurance sports, such as InnerVoice, NTSQ Velo Luxury Retreats, SeaWheeze Half Marathon, The Dirty Phil Gravel Fondo, Toronto Triathlon Festival, and Major League Triathlon. On top of all that, last year fatherly.com named Travis #68 on their list of coolest dads in America (ahead of Ryan Gosling and Barack Obama). You can find more about Travis at: www.innervoice.life Where Others Won’t is recorded at Apollo Studios in downtown Toronto. It is produced and edited by Adam Esker. You can book Cody to speak, buy the Where Others Won’t book, or learn more about Cody’s background by visiting www.codyroyle.com This episode is sponsored by Athletic Greens, and they have a special offer waiting for you at www.athleticgreens.com/cody
1:04:45
February 25, 2019
Patty McCord X Michel Falcon - Building Culture
Patty McCord is the former Chief Talent Officer at Netflix, where she spent 14 years experimenting with new ways to work. From abolishing performance reviews to challenging the need for policies, Patty believes people come to work as fully formed adults with a desire to make an impact, and she’s on a mission to spread the word that we can do this differently. To help facilitate this movement, she authored the book Powerful: Building a Culture of Freedom and Responsibility. You can find out more about Patty at: www.pattymccord.com Michel Falcon is the hospitality entrepreneur behind two of Toronto’s hottest restaurants: Petty Cash, and Baro. He leverages customer engagement, employee engagement and company culture strategies to grow his business, and passes on his knowledge as an international keynote speaker and consultant. Michel is the author of People First Culture: Build a Lasting Company By Shifting Your Focus From Profits to People. You can find out more about Michel at: www.michelfalcon.com  Where Others Won’t is recorded at Apollo Studios in downtown Toronto. It is produced and edited by Adam Esker. You can learn more about Cody Royle by visiting www.codyroyle.com This episode is sponsored by Leaders In Sport, and they have a special offer waiting for you at www.leadersinsport.com/cody
1:15:55
February 19, 2019
Mark Metry - The Future of Leadership
At age 13, Mark Metry had 35,000 YouTube subscribers to his video game channel. At age 15, he founded the world’s largest Minecraft server and with 10,000 subscribers he was pulling in six figures. Now, Mark runs VU Dream, a virtual reality and augmented reality marketing agency, and is the host of the global Top 100 podcast, Humans 2.0. You can find out more about Mark at: www.markmetry.com  Where Others Won’t is recorded at Apollo Studios in downtown Toronto. It is produced and edited by Adam Esker. You can book Cody to speak, buy the Where Others Won’t book, or learn more about Cody’s background by visiting www.codyroyle.com This episode is sponsored by Athletic Greens, and they have a special offer waiting for you at www.athleticgreens.com/cody
58:57
February 13, 2019
Alan Stein Jr X Dan Abrahams - The Habits of High Performers
Alan Stein, Jr. is a performance coach, consultant, speaker and author. He spent 15 years working with the highest performing basketball players on the planet. Alan delivers high-energy keynotes and interactive workshops to improve performance, cohesion and accountability. He inspires and empowers everyone he works with to take immediate action and improve mindset, habits and productivity. In other words, Alan teaches how to utilize the same strategies in business that elite athletes use to perform at a world-class level. You can find out more about Alan at: www.alansteinjr.com Dan Abrahams is the lead psychologist at AFC Bournemouth in the English Premier League, and host of the Sports Psych Show. Dan is a former professional golfer and also former lead psychologist with England Golf. He is a regular in the media, including Sky Sports, BT Sport, the BBC, ITV, and Channel 4, and is known for his passion and ability to demystify sport psychology, as well as his talent for creating simple to use techniques and performance philosophies. You can find out more about Dan at: https://danabrahams.com Where Others Won’t is recorded at Apollo Studios in downtown Toronto. It is produced and edited by Adam Esker. You can book Cody to speak, buy the Where Others Won’t book, or learn more about Cody’s background by visiting www.codyroyle.com This episode is sponsored by Athletic Greens, and they have a special offer waiting for you at www.athleticgreens.com/cody
1:13:27
January 13, 2019
Angela Ruggiero - Technology In Sport
Angela Ruggiero is an Olympic ice hockey gold medalist with Team USA, and was just the fourth woman to be elected into the Hockey Hall of Fame. A Harvard undergrad and MBA, Angela has appeared on The Apprentice, been a leadership consultant to Ray Dalio at Bridgewater Associates, and was Chief Strategy Officer for Los Angeles’ successful Olympic bid in 2028. She is the co-founder of Sports Innovation Lab, a market research firm at the cutting edge of sports technology.   You can find out more about Angela at: www.sportsilab.com Where Others Won’t is recorded at Apollo Studios in downtown Toronto. It is produced and edited by Adam Esker. You can book Cody to speak, buy the Where Others Won’t book, or learn more about Cody’s background by visiting www.codyroyle.com This episode is sponsored by Leaders In Sport, and they have a special offer waiting for you at www.leadersinsport.com/cody
58:31
January 13, 2019
Sam Walker - The Unique Role of Captains
Sam Walker is the author of The Captain Class, which has been recognized as one of the business book of the year by CNBC, The New York Times, Forbes, strategy+business, The Globe and Mail, and Sports Illustrated. Sam’s groundbreaking work has led to him being engaged as a leadership mentor to the Chicago Bears and their young quarterback, Mitchell Trubisky. Sam is also the author of Fantasyland, and is the founding editor of The Wall Street Journal’s prizewinning daily sports coverage.   You can find out more about Sam at: www.bysamwalker.com  Where Others Won’t is recorded at Apollo Studios in downtown Toronto. It is produced and edited by Adam Esker. You can book Cody to speak, buy the Where Others Won’t book, or learn more about Cody’s background by visiting www.codyroyle.com This episode is sponsored by Leaders In Sport, and they have a special offer waiting for you at www.leadersinsport.com/cody
1:08:57
January 13, 2019
Neil Pasricha - Failure & Resilience
Neil Pasricha is the New York Times bestselling author of The Happiness Equation and serves as the Director of the Institute for Global Happiness after a decade running leadership development inside Walmart. He is one the world's leading authorities on happiness and positivity. In his latest audio book, How To Get Back Up, Neil flips the script on the self-help industry by sharing his own stories of failure and resilience.  You can find out more about Neil at: www.globalhappiness.org Where Others Won’t is recorded at Apollo Studios in downtown Toronto. It is produced and edited by Adam Esker. You can book Cody to speak, buy the Where Others Won’t book, or learn more about Cody’s background by visiting www.codyroyle.com This episode is sponsored by Athletic Greens, and they have a special offer waiting for you at www.athleticgreens.com/cody
40:09
January 13, 2019
Dave Meltzer - The Business Of Sport
Dave Meltzer is a prominent sports executive, technology pioneer, eSports investor, and keynote speaker. Dave is the CEO of Sports 1 Marketing, which he co-founded with Hall of Fame NFL quarterback Warren Moon. As the host of The Playbook, Dave interviews celebrities, athletes and entrepreneurs to learn about their personal playbooks for success. You can find out more about Dave at: www.davemeltzer.com Where Others Won’t is recorded at Apollo Studios in downtown Toronto. It is produced and edited by Adam Esker. You can book Cody to speak, buy the Where Others Won’t book, or learn more about Cody’s background by visiting www.codyroyle.com This episode is sponsored by Athletic Greens, and they have a special offer waiting for you at www.athleticgreens.com/cody
38:10
January 13, 2019
Aidan McCullen X Nadya Zhexembayeva - Reinventing The Workplace
Aidan McCullen is a former Irish Rugby international, and played over 10 years with club teams Leinster, Toulouse, and London Irish. Aidan now applies his discipline to the world of digital disruption and strategic innovation. Aidan is recognised as a pioneer in digital media marketing solutions, products and business models, and is the host of the globally renowned podcast, The Innovation Show. You can find out more about Aidan at: www.theinnovationshow.io Dr. Nadya Zhexembayeva is a consultant, educator, speaker and author that has been called ‘The Reinvention Guru’ and ‘The Queen of Reinvention’. Nadya has helped such organizations as The Coca-Cola Company, IBM, CISCO, Erste Bank, Henkel, and Vienna Insurance Group to reinvent their products, processes, and leadership practices. She is a multiple-time TEDx speaker, and the author of three books: Embedded Sustainability, Overfished Ocean Strategy, and The Titanic Syndrome. You can find out more about Nadya at: www.chiefreinventionofficer.com  Where Others Won’t is recorded at Apollo Studios in downtown Toronto. It is produced and edited by Adam Esker. You can book Cody to speak, buy the Where Others Won’t book, or learn more about Cody’s background by visiting www.codyroyle.com This episode is sponsored by Athletic Greens, and they have a special offer waiting for you at www.athleticgreens.com/cody
1:01:04
January 13, 2019
Pádraig Smith X Ben Darwin - Team Dynamics
Pádraig Smith is General Manager of the Colorado Rapids in Major League Soccer. His role includes overseeing all soccer operations, including the coaching and technical staff, player acquisitions, domestic and international scouting, the development academy, and the club’s feeder teams. Prior to joining Rapids, Pádraig spent three years working with UEFA’s Financial Analysis Group, and worked for the Football Association of Ireland. You can find out more about Pádraig at: www.coloradorapids.com/club/smith Ben Darwin is a former Australian Rugby international, playing 28 times for the Wallabies. During a World Cup semi-final against the All Blacks, Ben suffered a career-ending neck injury. Ben went on to coach in Australia and Japan, before becoming CEO of Gain Line Analytics, a company that uses data analysis and quantitative research to explore team cohesion. You can find out more about Ben at: www.gainline.biz Where Others Won’t is recorded at Apollo Studios in downtown Toronto. It is produced and edited by Adam Esker. You can book Cody to speak, buy the Where Others Won’t book, or learn more about Cody’s background by visiting www.codyroyle.com This episode is sponsored by Leaders In Sport, and they have a special offer waiting for you at www.leadersinsport.com/cody
57:14
January 13, 2019
Steven Caldwell - The Inner Sanctum
Steven Caldwell captained Sunderland and Burnley into the English Premier League, and also played Premier League football for Newcastle, Leeds, and Wigan. Steven also played 12 times for Scotland, and went on to captain Toronto FC in Major League Soccer. He is now a broadcaster for Canadian TV network TSN, and co-host of A Football Podcast.    Where Others Won’t is recorded at Apollo Studios in downtown Toronto. It is produced and edited by Adam Esker. You can book Cody to speak, buy the Where Others Won’t book, or learn more about Cody’s background by visiting www.codyroyle.com This episode is sponsored by Athletic Greens, and they have a special offer waiting for you at www.athleticgreens.com/cody
57:59
January 13, 2019
Daniel Jackson X Neill Potts - Being Deliberate and Intentional
Daniel Jackson played 156 games over 11 seasons with the Richmond Tigers in the Australian Football League. In 2013, Daniel won the coveted Jack Dyer Medal, the team’s MVP award, becoming the oldest player to achieve that feat. Daniel now runs Foundation Performance, a London-based consulting company that educates people from any industry on how to attain and maintain elite level performance. You can find out more about Daniel at: http://foundationpf.com Neill Potts previously worked at Scottish Rugby, where he built and led a performance department that has played a major role in the nation’s return to international prominence in recent seasons. All in all, he led performance support in 120 Scotland senior men’s international fixtures, taking in nine Six Nations tournaments and appearances at the 2011 and 2015 Rugby World Cups. In his most recent role, Neill consulted with the German Rugby team in their efforts to reach the World Cup for the first time. You can find out more about Neill at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/neillpotts/ Where Others Won’t is recorded at Apollo Studios in downtown Toronto. It is produced and edited by Adam Esker. You can book Cody to speak, buy the Where Others Won’t book, or learn more about Cody’s background by visiting www.codyroyle.com This episode is sponsored by Leaders In Sport, and they have a special offer waiting for you at www.leadersinsport.com/cody
1:05:30
January 13, 2019
Garry Ridge X Fergus Connolly - People Innovation
Garry Ridge is a true trailblazer. As CEO of WD-40 Company since 1997, he has transformed the global brand into a runaway success, with a market cap of $2.3 billion. Garry has found many fans with his profound commitment to creating workplace cultures that support the individual passions of all who work there. In 2016, Simon Sinek named him Igniter of the Year, and in 2017 Inc.com named him in their list of Top 10 Global CEO’s. You can find out more about Garry at: www.thelearningmoment.net Fergus Connolly is a world-leading high-performance director and sport scientist. Over his career, Fergus has worked with the San Francisco 49ers, Liverpool Football Club, Dublin GAA, Michigan Wolverines, Welsh Rugby, the AFL, New York Knicks, Bolton Wanderers as well as elite military units. He is the author of Gamechanger, and 59 Lessons, and is a corporate keynote speaker. You can find out more about Fergus at: https://fergusconnolly.com Where Others Won’t is recorded at Apollo Studios in downtown Toronto. It is produced and edited by Adam Esker. You can book Cody to speak, buy the Where Others Won’t book, or learn more about Cody’s background by visiting www.codyroyle.com This episode is sponsored by Leaders In Sport, and they have a special offer waiting for you at www.leadersinsport.com/cody
58:10
January 13, 2019
Angus Reid X Gary Curneen - The Art of Coaching
Angus Reid is a two-time Grey Cup winner with the BC Lions in the Canadian Football Club. A centre, Angus was the number 4 overall pick in the 2001 CFL Draft, and went on to be an All-Star in 2011. His book, Thank You, Coach is a story of the lasting impact great coaching and leadership can have on a person and is told in a sequence of charismatic and heartwarming stories by someone who learned from experience. You can find more about Angus at: www.angusreid64.com Gary Curneen is an assistant coach with the Chicago Red Stars in the National Women’s Soccer League. Previously, Gary served as the head coach of California State University Bakersfield in NCAA Division I, and Wingate in NCAA Division II. He is the host of the Modern Soccer Coach Podcast and author of the Modern Soccer Coach series of educational books. You can find more about Gary at: www.modernsoccercoach.com Where Others Won’t is recorded at Apollo Studios in downtown Toronto. It is produced and edited by Adam Esker. You can book Cody to speak, buy the Where Others Won’t book, or learn more about Cody’s background by visiting www.codyroyle.com This episode is sponsored by Athletic Greens, and they have a special offer waiting for you at www.athleticgreens.com/cody
1:02:12
January 13, 2019
Paul Roos X James Kerr - Designing Cultures of Sustained Success
Paul Roos is a legend of the Australian Football League. Paul played 356 games for Fitzroy and Sydney, won the Players’ Association MVP in 1986, and was a seven-time All-Australian during his seventeen year career. Returning to Sydney as Head Coach, Paul led the Swans to their first AFL Premiership in 72 years, before going on to coach three seasons with the rebuilding Melbourne Football Club. You can find more about Paul at www.performancebydesign.com.au James Kerr is a renowned author, speaker, and business advisor. His international bestseller, Legacy: What The All Blacks Can Teach Us About The Business Of Life, explores the culture of the New Zealand rugby team, the most successful sporting side in history. Legacy has become one of the most influential leadership books of its generation, and five years after release, remains the #1 rugby book on Amazon. You can find more about James at: www.fablepartners.com   Where Others Won’t is recorded at Apollo Studios in downtown Toronto. It is produced and edited by Adam Esker. You can book Cody to speak, buy the Where Others Won’t book, or learn more about Cody’s background by visiting www.codyroyle.com This episode is sponsored by Leaders In Sport, and they have a special offer waiting for you at www.leadersinsport.com/cody
1:01:27
January 13, 2019
Adam Grant X Joe Dumars - The Hidden Power of Humility in Leadership
Adam Grant has been recognized as one of the world’s top 10 management thinkers. An organizational psychologist at Wharton Business School, Adam is the author of three New York Times bestselling books (Give and Take, Originals, and Option B), one of the most viewed TED talkers of all-time, and host of the WorkLife podcast. You can find more about Adam at www.adamgrant.net Joe Dumars won two NBA championships as a member of “The Bad Boys,” the iconic Detroit Pistons team of the late 80s and early 90s. After retiring as a player, Joe ascended to the Pistons’ President of Basketball Operations, and built the team that would go on to upset to three-time defending champion Los Angeles Lakers to win the NBA championship in 2004. The NBA’s Sportsmanship Award is named the Joe Dumars Trophy. You can find more about Joe at www.iseworldwide.com Where Others Won’t is recorded at Apollo Studios in downtown Toronto. It is produced and edited by Adam Esker. You can book Cody to speak, buy the Where Others Won’t book, or learn more about Cody’s background by visiting www.codyroyle.com This episode is sponsored by Leaders In Sport, and they have a special offer waiting for you at www.leadersinsport.com/cody
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January 13, 2019
Claude Silver X Whitney Johnson - People Are Our Competitive Advantage
Claude Silver is the Chief Heart Officer at VaynerMedia, a digital creative agency in New York City. Prior to joining Vayner, Claude held senior leadership posts at both J. Walter Thompson and Publicis in each firm’s London office. Claude’s success guiding client relationships, global brand strategies, operations, and management is driven by an abiding passion for creating spaces in which people can thrive. You can find out more about Claude at: www.claudesilver.com Whitney Johnson is recognized as one of the 50 leading business thinkers in the world, and is a pioneer of concepts like disruptive innovation and personal disruption. Whitney has written three books: Disrupt Yourself, Dare, Dream, Do, and her latest work Build an A Team. In addition, Whitney is a coach for Harvard Business School's Executive Education program, frequent contributor to the Harvard Business Review, is a Linkedin influencer, and hosts the weekly Disrupt Yourself Podcast. You can find out more about Whitney at: www.whitneyjohnson.com Where Others Won’t is recorded at Apollo Studios in downtown Toronto. It is produced and edited by Adam Esker. You can book Cody to speak, buy the Where Others Won’t book, or learn more about Cody’s background by visiting www.codyroyle.com This episode is sponsored by Athletic Greens, and they have a special offer waiting for you at www.athleticgreens.com/cody
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January 13, 2019
Introduction
Where Others Won’t is a continuation of Cody Royle’s book of the same name. This podcast brings together thinkers and practitioners from sport and business to detail the people lessons that the world’s best teams use to gain an edge over the competition. All 14 episodes will be available to binge (Netflix style) on January 14, 2019. Episode pairings include: Adam Grant & Joe Dumars, Paul Roos & James Kerr, Whitney Johnson & Claude Silver, Padraig Smith & Ben Darwin, and Fergus Connolly & Garry Ridge. You can learn more about Cody’s background by visiting: www.codyroyle.com
03:18
January 10, 2019
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