E89 | Changing Culture and Cultivating Greatness | Jeff McManus

On today's episode we chat with Jeff McManus on how to help others find greatness.  While Jeff's primary role is to oversee Landscape Services at the University of Mississippi, he knows that his larger role is to grow leaders.  Topics in the episode include: landscaping, passion, leadership, culture, and failure / success.

In the episode, Jeff shares a quote from former Chancellor Robert Khayat.  'Don't do it for me, let's do it because we are doing it together.' This belief is lived out every day by Jeff and his team.

E88 | Living Your Mission | Tom Mulliez

On today's episode we chat with Tom Mulliez on how he turned his love for the outdoors and adventure into thriving business.  We also discuss how you can take an idea and make it into a reality.  Along the way Tom has kept business fun while building a fine tuned team to build his business.  He shares how hiring the right or wrong people will deeply impact the success of your business.  

E87 | Rethinking Food | Glenn Livingston

On today's episode we chat with Glenn Livingston.  Glen shares his journey of overcoming obesity and his food prison.  As a psychologist Glenn researched and studied different approaches with overcoming eating disorders.  He has now taken his own experiences and research to help others overcome their problems with food so that they 'Never Binge Again'

E86 | Having the Courageous Voice | Dave Cornell

On today's episode we chat with Dave Cornell.  Dave shares his journey of overcoming fear and finding fulfillment.  His story is filled with loss, hidden passions, and discovery.  Dave shares how you can find your own voice by crafting a life of courage.  Ultimately your passions and gifts don't go away, you just need the courage to step into them.

E85 | A journey of discovery | Tommy Breedlove

On today's episode we chat with Tommy Breedlove.  Tommy has been on a journey of discovery to go beyond the typical definition of success to write his own definition.  In the episode he shares his love for business, going from jail to coach, how change your mindset of one of abundance, and dealing with fear and insecurity.  Ultimately he believes that as business owners we need to be intentional about blending humanity with profitability.  Ultimately this will lead you to your zone of brilliance.

E84 | No such thing as safe | Maxwell Finn

On today's episode we chat with Maxwell Finn.  Max is a third generation entrepreneur.  He shares the lessons that he has learned from his Dad and Grandfather on his own journey of entrepreneurship.  We also talk about the death and rebirth of entrepreneurship in fabric of American Culture and how it is affecting the Millennial Generation.  We finish the episode chatting about digital marketing and how small businesses can adapt and use it to their advantage.

E83 | A Lifestyle of Adventure | Erik Seversen

On today's episode we chat with Erik Seversen about what he has learned through his life of adventure.  He shares how he balances everything all while staying authentic to himself.  Throughout the interview we discuss a wide range of topics including following opportunities, leadership, approaching adversity and the unknown, going against the expected, passion, purpose, meaning, and belonging.  Erik shares amazing insights that will transform our thinking and changing our perspective on how we approach life and living to the fullest.

E82 | Finding Your True Genius | Jeremy Adams

On the episode Jeremy Adams shares how he started his journey into the business world at a very young age.  One of his keys to success is building incredible teams of experts.  Other topics discussed are finding true success, how to build a network of influencers, the importance of giving, what he learned from hospitality, and taking the risk to chasing your dreams.

E81 | From Y2K to Cyber Security Expert | Adam Anderson

Adam Anderson, entrepreneur and cyber security professional partnered with Tom Gilkeson, Director of Corporate Security for Michelin North America to produce “Small Business Cyber Security, Your Customers Can Trust You... Right?” to help small business owners think through their cyber security and communicate effectively with large organizations in their language.

E80 | Being Present in a Digital World | Eric Allred

Eric Allred has co-founded (or been a partner in) three companies that have eclipsed seven figures (the fourth will happen this year), invested in two startups, built a solid personal cryptocurrency portfolio (hedge fund coming soon), and helped contribute to a 21.4M raise for a venture-backed men’s apparel company.

E78 | It Takes Teams to Build Ideas | Nathan Hirsch

Nathan Hirsch is a 28 year old serial entrepreneur who is an expert in hiring remote workers and eCommerce business. He co-founded his first company out of his dorm room in 2009 drop shipping products on Amazon.com and built it to sell over $20 million worth of products over 5 years. While scaling, Nathan discovered the power of outsourcing and ended up building an remote army of freelancers. 

E77 | Mastering the Craft of Creativity | Bob Stromberg

From his home in St. Paul, MN Bob Stromberg travels continually performing his very unique blend of original story, standup and shtick. His work has left lasting impressions on Fortune 500 companies, raised multimillions for non-profits, garnered literary and theater awards and broken box office records in the US and Europe. The London Times said “ He’s a genuinely funny man”. The Chicago Sun Times called him, “... a mesmerizing physical comedian.” Most impressively, Bob has joined a very small group of elite artists who have stayed prolific and profitably busy for over forty years. How’s he done it? By “Mastering the Craft of Creativity”. In his online class, Bob shares three profound, transforming disciplines that lead to creating a rich, personal reservoir of original ideas.

E76 | Designing for Life's Events | Hannah Payne

Hannah Payne is the founder and designer behind Luba, a high-end ready-to-wear line where every sale goes back to support women through her charity, the LOVE Foundation. In her junior year of college, Hannah secretly "studied abroad" in Florence - little did her parents know, she was taking drawing and sewing classes to further her passion into a tangible business. While doing research for a school project, Hannah was disturbed to find out that there were more animal shelters than women’s shelters in the US. She was even more shocked to learn that shelters turned down 30 women and their children everyday, due to lack of space. Hannah decided that she wanted to create a business where she can not only pursue her love for fashion, but also give back and empower women.

E75 | The Journey to Ideas | Michael Woodward

Today we celebrate Columbus day.  Columbus day and Columbus himself have become increasingly controversial over the last few years.  Weather you love or loath Columbus, there are important lessons we can learn from him.  In today's episode I share on the importance of Pilgrimages and Purposeful Journeys.  I also leave you with 10 reasons why Pilgrimages might be the perfect thing to spark your next big idea or chase that long lost dream.

E74 | Overcoming Incremental Innovations | Christos Shepherd

Christos Shepherd is the Co-Founder of Campfire and an Ex-Airline Boss.  Fresh out of undergrad, Christos started - and later sold - Air Thalassa, a Greek airline.  He went on to help governments and entrepreneurs in Africa to start airlines of their own.  During a stint at JetBlue, he launched award-winning products like Mint - America's first-ever lie-flat experience.

These days, Christos is co-founder of Campfire, a revolutionary audio app that pays users to ask great questions to their favorite experts, celebrities, and podcasters.  Besides eliciting and sharing intimate audio stories, users can donate their earnings to their favorite charities.  On Campfire, social media does social good.  You (and your favorite charities) get paid to answer listeners' questions and Campfire's Silicon Vally technology eliminates trolls and repetitive questions.  Engaging with your audience has become a breeze. 

E73 | How to Stand Out in a Noisy World | Michael Gebben

Michael Gebben spent 7 years building a video company that was the envy of everyone in his field, GebbsTV.  One day he woke up to the realization that he’d built a cage of his own making and given up so much of his life in the name of something that didn’t really mean a whole lot.  So he hit reset, and over the last three years, rebuilt his life and his career around what matters and even launched a new inspirational YouTube Channel.  He has profoundly changed is metrics for success.

E72 | Finding Your Superconsumer | Eddie Yoon

EDDIE YOON is the founder of EDDIEWOULDGROW, a think tank and advisory firm on growth strategy. Prior to that he was a partner at The Cambridge Group where he worked for 18 years, a strategy consulting firm founded in 1975 that specializes in helping CEOs and senior leadership teams within Fortune 1000 corporations drive growth by understanding how to unlock new sources of consumer demand. In the last 5 years, he has helped double numerous businesses including cable media company, food brand, beverage company, pet food brand, consumer robotics, standby generators-from several hundred million to close to a billion dollars.

E71 | Innovation in Making Instruments | Jonathan Hodgetts

What does it take to make instruments like tubas, trumpets, french horns, euphoniums, and saxophones?  Jonathan Hodgetts set out to innovation in the world of brass instruments all while making the cost more assessable to musicians.  In his quest he has re-birthed old instruments and created new models.  

Wessex Tubas was established by experienced British tuba player, Jonathan Hodgetts, in 2010, with the aim of bringing the pleasure of brass music making to the masses.

E70 | Building the Classic Porsche RSR | Richard Schickman

Have you ever had the dream to purchase or build your perfect car?  Richard Schickman started The RSR Project and is living that dream.

Richard Schickman's passion for classic cars started early in his life.  In his teens he spent his days working on restoring all types of cars.  Along the way he birthed a new passion for classic Porsche cars, specifically the coveted Porsche 911 RSR racing cars.