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Elevate with Robert Glazer

English, Finance, 1 season, 350 episodes, 4 days, 13 hours, 19 minutes
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Learn how to push your limits and elevate your life, your business and your family with the Elevate Podcast. Join Robert Glazer, CEO of Acceleration Partners and creator of the Friday Forward, as he sits down with people who are at the top of their fields—from renowned entrepreneurs, visionaries and change-makers to the world's great writers, thinkers and business leaders. In his discussions, you’ll hear from experts about how they grow their capacity and help others achieve their best lives. Whether you are wanting to build better habits, trying to push yourself to a new level or looking to learn tips from people who share your passion for improvement, this podcast will help you make actionable changes in your life and start reaping the benefits today.
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Elevate Classics: Stew Friedman on Leading As A Parent

Stew Friedman has focused much of his career on studying work/life integration and advocating for a better environment for working parents. He is the founding director of the Wharton Leadership Program at University of Pennsylvania, a best selling author, and an award-winning professor who inspires “rock star adoration from his students,” according to the New York Times. His latest book, Parents Who Lead, shares how working parents can balance their responsibilities and build a better future for themselves and their children. In this classic episode, Stew joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about his research into working parents, why this issue is so urgent, and ways that parents can excel personally and professionally. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/16/202453 minutes, 41 seconds
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Peter Atwater on Confidence in Economics, Leadership and More

Peter Atwater is one of the world's leading experts on confidence and its role in decision-making. He is a professor of behavioral economics at William and Mary and the author of a new book, The Confidence Map, published this year. Peter has a unique background, transitioning from a successful career in financial services to focus on studying confidence. He is a sought-after speaker and has been featured in Bloomberg Television, The Financial Times, the Wall Street Journal, and Time Magazine. Peter joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss The Confidence Map and how confidence factors into leadership, economics, decision-making, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/14/202456 minutes, 18 seconds
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Weekend Conversations: You Know Great Leadership When You See It

In a classic episode of Weekend Conversations, host Robert Glazer and producer Mick Sloan discuss the leadership instincts required to meet a moment of crisis. They discuss a remarkable crisis leadership example from Lieutenant General Jay Silveria, superintendent of the Air Force Academy, talk about the importance of moral clarity and conviction in leadership, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/11/202434 minutes, 54 seconds
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Elevate Classics: Michael Bungay Stanier on How To Start Strong In Pursuit of Your Goals

Michael Bungay Stanier helps people figure out how to begin transformational journeys. He is the founder of Box of Crayons, a top learning and development firm that trains leaders at brands such as Gucci and Microsoft. He is also the bestselling author of six books that have sold over one million copies. Michael joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about how to start pursuing meaningful goals in your life and career, self-accountability, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/9/202454 minutes, 42 seconds
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John Lee Dumas On Building A Podcast Empire with Entrepreneurs On Fire

John Lee Dumas is the founder and host of the award-winning podcast, Entrepreneurs on Fire, a podcast with over 1 million monthly downloads that has featured guests like Tony Robbins, Tim Ferriss, Barbara Corcoran, and Gary Vaynerchuk. He is also the author of several books, including The Common Path to Uncommon Success, The Freedom Journal and The 100-Day Goal Journal. JLD joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about how he built a top tier podcast from scratch, leadership lessons from the world's best entrepreneurs, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/7/202445 minutes, 38 seconds
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Weekend Conversations: Emotional Challenges Are An Important Part of Growth

In a new edition of Weekend Conversations on the Elevate Podcast, host Robert Glazer and producer Mick Sloan discuss how to help others navigate emotional challenges or negative emotions such as anxiety, fear or discomfort. They discuss when it's necessary to jump in and dissect these issues to find solutions, and when it's better to accept challenging emotions as part of life and a way to build resilience. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/4/202444 minutes, 52 seconds
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Elevate Classics: Garry Ridge on Transforming The WD-40 Company with a Learning Culture

Garry Ridge, in addition to being an accomplished leader, has committed to being a lifelong learner. He is the CEO of WD-40 Company, a global corporation that, despite its size and scope, has fostered a 93 percent employee engagement rate. Garry was named Igniter of the Year by Simon Sinek in 2016 and is a world-famous author, speaker and executive coach. On this classic episode of the Elevate Podcast, Garry joined host Robert Glazer to talk about transforming WD-40’s culture by building an environment of learning, collaboration and accountability. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/2/202441 minutes, 16 seconds
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Elevate Classics: AirBnb Advisor Chip Conley on Finding Wisdom in Life

Chip Conley has dedicated his recent years to helping others find wisdom. Chip is the founder of the Modern Elder Academy, where a new roadmap for midlife is offered at a beautiful oceanfront campus in Baja California Sur, Mexico. Chip is a hospitality maverick who disrupted the industry three times, including helping Airbnb’s founders turn their fast-growing tech start-up into a global hospitality brand. He is also New York Times bestselling author of five books, including his latest, Wisdom@Work. Chip Conley joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about his hospitality career, his work at AirBnb, and how he helps people overcome the midlife crisis and find fulfillment.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/30/20241 hour, 2 minutes, 10 seconds
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Weekend Conversations: Leadership Lessons from the Unrest on Campus

On a new edition of Weekend Conversations, host Robert Glazer digs into the recent demonstrations on multiple college campuses, especially Columbia University. Rather than discussing the political undercurrents, Robert instead delves into the leadership decisions that contributed to the situations and lessons leaders of all organizations should take away from the events. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/27/202440 minutes, 5 seconds
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Elevate Classics: Top Venture Capitalist Ann Miura-Ko on Becoming World Class in Your Field

Ann Miura-Ko is the co-founding partner of Floodgate, one of the world’s most successful venture capital firms, and was named one of the New York Times’ Top 20 Venture Capitalists Worldwide. She is a pioneer investor in many technical companies, and was one of the first investors in top organizations such as Lyft and Refinery 29. She is also a lecturer in entrepreneurship at Stanford, a member of Yale’s Board of Trustees, and founder of All Raise, a non-profit committed to improving diversity in funders and founders. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/25/202452 minutes, 56 seconds
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Corey Thomas On Climbing The Leadership Ladder At World-Class Companies

Corey Thomas is the CEO and Chairman of Rapid7, a leading public cybersecurity software company valued around $3.5B. He is also an angel investor in several tech companies, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a director and deputy chair of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, and a member of the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts board of directors, among other honors. Before Rapid7, Corey worked extensively at companies such as Microsoft, Deloitte, and AT&T. Corey joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about his leadership approach, how he rose through the ranks at Fortune 500 companies, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/23/202448 minutes, 37 seconds
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Weekend Conversations: Don't Give Your Time To Energy Vampires

In a new edition of Weekend Conversations on the Elevate Podcast, host Robert Glazer and producer Mick Sloan discussed the concept of Energy Vampires--people who, for whatever reason, just leave you feeling drained when you spend time with them. Robert and Mick discuss how to identify the Energy Vampires in your life, and how to avoid being negatively affected by them. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/20/202432 minutes, 13 seconds
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Elevate Classics: Five-Time Tech Entrepreneur Josh Linkner on Leadership Breakthroughs

Josh Linkner is a brilliant expert on creativity and innovation. He is the founder and CEO of five tech companies that sold for a combined value of over $200 million. He is a highly respected business leader, venture capitalist, keynote speaker and even a gifted jazz guitarist. He is also the New York Times bestselling author of several books, including his latest, Big Little Breakthroughs. On this classic episode, Josh joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss his winding career path, how each of us can achieve daily creative breakthroughs, and how companies can unlock their collective creativity. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/18/202445 minutes, 42 seconds
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Cal Newport on Slow Productivity and Achievement without Burnout

Cal Newport is carrying the banner for a movement to slow down. Cal is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Georgetown University. He is also the New York Times bestselling author of eight books, including, his latest: Slow Productivity, which debuted at number two on the NYT list in March. Cal is also a contributing writer for The New Yorker and the host of the Deep Questions podcast. Cal joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast for a deep-dive conversation on Slow Productivity, including how it works and why it can lead to achievement without burnout. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/16/20241 hour, 13 minutes, 52 seconds
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Weekend Conversations: Why It's Hard To Sustain Success (and Why Tom Brady and Bill Belichick Fell Apart)

This week on Weekend Conversations on the Elevate Podcast, host Robert Glazer and producer Mick Sloan discuss the recent Apple docuseries The Dynasty, which delves into the 20 year reign of the New England Patriots and the dramatic, often contentious, relationship between Tom Brady and Bill Belichick. Robert and Mick discuss why it's so challenging to sustain success over a long period of time, the need to adapt to changing times, how winning can cover up underlying problems, and why all relationships are imperfect. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/13/202445 minutes, 1 second
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CEO of the Year Ed Bastian on Leading Delta To The Top of the Airline Industry

Ed Bastian is one of the most accomplished leaders in the world today. He is the CEO of Delta Airlines, a role he has held since 2016, and he has been a leader at the company for over 25 years. During Ed’s time as CEO, Delta has become the world’s most awarded airline, including being named the top-ranked airline by Wall Street Journal, Fortune and others. He was recently named Chief Executive magazine’s 2023 Chief Executive of the Year. Ed joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss his leadership career, how he thinks about Delta's strategy and market position, how to build a world-class global culture, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/11/202453 minutes, 8 seconds
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Kendra Scott on Her Entrepreneurial Journey, Building A World-Famous Brand and More

Kendra Scott is the Founder and Executive Chairwoman of the fashion empire Kendra Scott, which she has grown from a small startup to a billion-dollar brand with over 3,000 employees and 120 stores. Kendra won the EY Entrepreneur of the Year National Award in 2017, was inducted into the Texas Business Hall of Fame in 2019, and has been featured on the hit show Shark Tank. She is also a dedicated philanthropist—on the board of directors of the Breast Cancer Research Foundation and founder of the Kendra Scott Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute at UT Austin. Kendra is also the bestselling author of a memoir, Born To Shine, that was published in 2022. Kendra joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss her entrepreneurial journey, how she leveled up as a leader with no business training, and building a world-famous brand. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/9/20241 hour, 6 minutes, 40 seconds
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Weekend Conversations: Lessons from the Kate Middleton Media Frenzy

On a new episode of Weekend Conversations on the Elevate Podcast, host Robert Glazer and producer Mick Sloan discuss the shocking saga of Catherine, Princess of Wales' unexplained disappearance from public, the media frenzy surrounding it, and the tragic news of her cancer diagnosis. Robert and Mick discuss the leadership lessons from the Royal Family's management of the story, including the importance of knowing your level of trust with your audience, communicating consistently and sharing the best version of the truth. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/6/202438 minutes, 8 seconds
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Rad Reads Founder Khe Hy on Quitting Wall Street and Finding Fulfillment

Khe Hy has been called “Oprah for Millennials. Khe left a lucrative job on Wall Street to become the founder and primary author of Rad Reads, a popular blog about changing our relationship with time, work, money and ourselves. Khe’s work has been featured in TEDx, Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg and more, and he is the creator of the popular cohort based learning course, Supercharge Your Productivity. Khe joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about quitting Wall Street, rethinking his understanding of a productive life, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/4/202456 minutes, 6 seconds
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Navy SEAL And CEO Jimmy May On Leadership Lessons From The Military, Training Leaders And Community Service

Jimmy May is a retired Navy SEAL Commander and a renowned figure in leadership and combat ethics training. With over 22 years of distinguished service, including seven deployments to the Middle East, Commander May has earned various honors, including 3 Bronze Stars and the Purple Heart. Jimmy’s post-military journey is equally impressive, marked by his roles as CEO of Sushi Assassin, Mayday Executive Services, and the non-profit, Beyond the Brotherhood. A Texas A&M alum and Harvard graduate, he’s known for his expertise in creating top-tier teams through intense shared experiences. Fluent in Arabic and passionate about spearfishing, surfing, martial arts, and beekeeping, he resides in San Diego, doing good things for good people. Jimmy joined host Robert Glazer to discuss his military career, leadership lessons from his service, serving the community and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/2/20241 hour, 4 minutes, 55 seconds
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Weekend Conversations: How To Avoid Decision Paralysis

On a new edition of Weekend Conversations, host Robert Glazer and producer Mick Sloan discuss the common occurrence of decision paralysis--the moment where a problem strikes and we're left unsure how to respond and delay taking action. As Robert and Mick discuss, the way to avoid this issue is to start making decisions--they discuss how to evaluate problems, and how to respond with decisive, proactive action to address issues before they get out of control. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/30/202437 minutes, 4 seconds
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Elevate Classics: Gretchen Rubin on The Happiness Project

Gretchen is the author of several books, including #1 New York Times bestsellers The Happiness Project, Happier at Home, Better Than Before and The Four Tendencies. Her books have sold almost three million copies and been published in more than thirty languages. With her work, Rubin has emerged as one of the most thought-provoking and influential writers on habits and happiness. Gretchen and her sister, Elizabeth, also have their own podcast called Happier where they discuss good habits and happiness. In this classic episode, Gretchen Rubin joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss risk taking, happiness, purposeful growth, our unique tendencies, and how to discover and apply them. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/28/20241 hour, 2 minutes, 13 seconds
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Elevate Classics: General Stanley McChrystal on Risk, Leadership and More

General Stanley McChrystal is a retired four-star general, the former commander of US and International Security Assistance Forces in Afghanistan, and former commander of Joint Special Operations Command, America’s premier military counter-terrorism force. General McChrystal is also the founder of the McChrystal Group, a senior fellow at Yale University, and the author of several New York Times bestselling books including Leaders: Myth & Reality and his most recent book Risk: A User’s Guide. On this classic episode of the Elevate Podcast, General McChrystal joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss how to assess risk, core qualities of leadership he looks for, propaganda, the conflict in Ukraine and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/26/20241 hour, 2 minutes, 27 seconds
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Weekend Conversations: Finding Common Humanity When We Disagree

In a new edition of Weekend Conversations on the Elevate Podcast, host Robert Glazer and producer Mick Sloan discuss the latest Friday Forward, which focuses on the importance of understand the roots of our beliefs and disagreements. Robert and Mick discuss why beliefs have such deep roots, how we often fail to understand those roots, and how finding that understanding can lead to greater empathy and better outcomes--at work and in life. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/23/202431 minutes, 41 seconds
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Elevate Classics: Martin Lindstrom on Common Sense in Business and How To Stand Out

Martin Lindstrom is one of the world’s leading thinkers on branding, culture and personal transformation. He’s the founder and chairman of the Lindstrom Company, the world’s leading brand and culture transformation group. He is the author of seven New York Times bestselling books, was named one of TIME Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People, and has been named one of Thinkers50’s top 50 Business Thinkers for three years running. In this classic episode of the Elevate Podcast, Martin sat down with Robert Glazer to discuss his wide-ranging career, his book, The Ministry of Common Sense, and how to bring common sense and empathy to your business, branding and career. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/21/202458 minutes, 50 seconds
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CEO Arun Gupta on Mission-Driven Leadership

Arun Gupta is a mission-driven leader. He is the CEO of NobleReach, and a venture capitalist active in the emerging technology, entrepreneurship, public policy and venture finance communities. He is also a lecturer at Stanford University and a professor Georgetown University, where he inspires students to pursue mission-oriented entrepreneurial careers. Arun is also the co-author a new book, Venture Meets Mission, which is now available wherever books are sold. Arun joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discover how to center mission in entrepreneurship, leadership and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/19/202444 minutes, 45 seconds
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Weekend Conversations: How To Know When To Cut Your Losses

On a new edition of Weekend Conversations on the Elevate Podcast, host Robert Glazer and producer Mick Sloan discuss the concept of a stop loss, an investing tool that has applications in all walks of life. So often, we struggle to know when to cut our losses and walk away from something that isn't working--whether it's an investment, a job, a living situation, a business venture or even a relationship. Robert and Mick dig into why we struggle in this area and discuss practical strategies to avoid doubling down on losses. Articles Referenced In This Episode Friday Forward - Stop Loss (#423) Friday Forward - Reality Bites (#249) Leadership Minute - You Need A Zero-Based Commitment Strategy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/16/202429 minutes, 53 seconds
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Elevate Classics: NYT Bestselling Author Whitney Johnson on Growing Your Team and Your Leadership

Whitney Johnson is an innovative thinker on individual and team growth. She has been named one of the 50 leading business thinkers by Thinkers50 and is the author of several award winning books, including Disrupt Yourself, Build an “A” Team and Smart Growth. Whitney is also the host of the Disrupt Yourself Podcast. Whitney joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk how leaders can build fast-improving teams. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/14/202449 minutes, 58 seconds
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Joey Coleman Shares How To Never Lose An Employee Again

Joey Coleman is one of the world's leading experts on customer and employee retention. He is an award-winning speaker at both national and international conferences – where he has competed against New York Times bestselling authors, business leaders, and internet sensations/celebrities. Joey is also the author of two Wall Street Journal bestsellers, Never Lose a Customer Again, and his latest book, Never Lose an Employee Again, which each share detailed strategies for building strong, lasting relationships with customers and employees alike. In his third appearance on the show, Joey joined host Robert Glazer on The Elevate Podcast to discuss proven tactics to build better partnerships with customers and employees. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/12/20241 hour, 9 minutes, 7 seconds
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Weekend Conversations: We Can All Stop Ghosting at Work and in Life

On a new edition of Weekend Conversations on the Elevate Podcast, host Robert Glazer and producer Mick Sloan discuss the increasingly common practice of ghosting. Most of us have been ghosted in a personal or professional setting. But Robert and Mick discuss how ghosting reflects the combative relationship between employees and employers, the way digital communication has increased ghosting, and the role each of us can play in ending this disrespectful, hurtful practice. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/9/202437 minutes, 3 seconds
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Elevate Classics: Nir Eyal on How To Become Indistractable

Nir Eyal is an entrepreneur, investor and expert on the intersection of psychology, technology and business. He has started and sold multiple technology companies, invested in several more, and authored two books, Hooked and Indistractable. In this classic episode of the Elevate Podcast, Nir joined Robert Glazer to talk about why technology distracts us, how it influences our everyday lives, the impact it has on children—and their parents—and how you can free yourselves from distraction and choose your own life. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/7/202457 minutes, 13 seconds
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Emmy Nominee Baratunde Thurston On Life As A Renaissance Man, Appreciating Nature, Citizenship And More

Baratunde Thurston is an Emmy-nominated host, producer, writer, and public speaker. He is the host and executive producer of the PBS television series America Outdoors, creator and host of the acclaimed podcast How To Citizen, and a founding partner of the new media startup Puck where he does a lot of his writing. He is also the author of a New York Times bestselling comedic memoir, How To Be Black and an incredible speaker who has delivered multiple popular TED Talks with millions of views. Baratunde joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss his wide-ranging career, the power of satire, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/5/202459 minutes, 19 seconds
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Weekend Conversations: The Pitfalls of Helicopter Parenting (and Leadership)

In this edition of Weekend Conversations (reposted from 2023) host Robert Glazer and producer Mick Sloan have a wide-ranging conversation on how parenting approaches have continued to evolve in the past decade, as parents stay heavily involved in their kids lives well into their college lives--and beyond. Robert shares a parallel between this parenting approach and the widely critiqued leadership approach of micromanagement, and how to help the people you lead grow by letting them fail from time to time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/2/202442 minutes, 8 seconds
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Elevate Classics: Greg McKeown on Making Life Effortless

Greg McKeown is the New York Times bestselling author of Essentialism, and founder and CEO of McKeown Inc, an organization that helps leading companies reach the next level of growth. He has worked with clients like Apple, Google, Facebook, Pixar and more, and has been featured in the New York Times, Fast Company, Politico and Harvard Business Review. Greg is also a world-renowned keynote speaker and host of The Greg McKeown Podcast. His latest book is called Effortless: Make It Easier To Do What Matters Most. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/29/202453 minutes, 17 seconds
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Elevate Classics: Derek Sivers on Saying Hell Yeah or No

Derek Sivers is a true renaissance man. He’s a former entrepreneur, founder of CD Baby, and a prolific writer, thinker, TED speaker and musician. He has optimized himself for creating and learning, and has cut most extraneous things from his life. In this classic episode, Derek Sivers joined Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about the importance of saying no, pursuing goals and experiences that scare us, why he doesn’t consider himself an entrepreneur anymore and fostering creativity in work and life. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/27/20241 hour, 20 minutes, 9 seconds
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Weekend Conversations: Virtue Signaling Does Not Equal Good Character

On a new edition of Weekend Conversations on the Elevate Podcast, host Robert Glazer and producer Mick Sloan discuss the recent death of Alexei Navalny, his extraordinary sacrifice for his anti-corruption cause, and the contrast with the common social media-driven practice of virtue signaling. Robert and Mick chat about the issues with taking a social stance to score social points, the perils of following the crowd, and why standing up for your values should require time, effort and, in some cases, even risk. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/24/202432 minutes, 8 seconds
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Elevate Classics: Dan Pink on the Power of Regret

Dan Pink has a bold idea for how to use your regrets as a positive force in your life. Dan is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of seven books, including A Whole New Mind, Drive, When and his most recent, The Power of Regret. He is also a top rated keynote speaker who has spoken to organizations such as St Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Google, Goldman Sachs and more. On this classic episode of the Elevate Podcast, Dan joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss how we can harness regret in our lives, the things in life people tend to regret most, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/22/202452 minutes, 48 seconds
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Apple Chief Evangelist Guy Kawasaki on Steve Jobs Stories, Innovative Thinking and More

Guy Kawasaki is the Chief Evangelist of Canva and the creator of Guy Kawasaki’s Remarkable People Podcast. Guy was the Chief Evangelist of Apple and an executive fellow of the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley. He’s the bestselling author of over a dozen books, including Wise Guy, The Art of the Start 2.0, and a new one, Think Remarkable, which is now available for preorder wherever books are sold.  Guy joined host Robert Glazer to share his favorite Steve Jobs stories, discuss the key to innovative thinking and design and share insights from his career studying and working with the world's best thinkers and leaders. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/20/202454 minutes, 39 seconds
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Weekend Conversations: Setting The Right Expectations For Yourself

On a new episode of Weekend Conversations on the Elevate Podcast, host Robert Glazer and producer Mick Sloan discuss the consistent question of how to balance expectations. It's natural, even admirable, to strive for an exceptional outcome, but expecting to be an outlier is often a fast route to disappointment. Robert and Mick discuss how to balance expectations, priming and much more. Based on the Friday Forward Post Outsized Expectations (#419). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/17/202425 minutes
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Elevate Classics: Morra Aarons-Mele on The Anxious Achiever

Morra Aarons-Mele is the host of The Anxious Achiever, a top-10 management podcast that helps people rethink the relationship between their mental health and their leadership. Morra founded Women Online and The Mission List, an award-winning digital-consulting firm and influencer marketing company dedicated to social change in 2010 and sold her businesses in 2021. She is also the author of a bestselling book, The Anxious Achiever, which published in 2023. In this classic episode, Morra joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about her book, how to turn anxiety into an advantage, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/15/202449 minutes, 1 second
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Jack Stack on Winning The Great Game of Business

Jack Stack is a business pioneer and one of the world’s best business strategists. He is Founder, President and CEO of SRC Holdings Corporation and is the author of two bestselling books: The Great Game of Business and A Stake in the Outcome. Jack has served as a world judge for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards Institute and as an advisor for this group since 1998. He has also written for Inc. Magazine and The New York Times and has addressed thousands of audiences on the topic of open-book management. Jack joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about open-book management, his entrepreneurial career, what's possible when employees have a stake in their companies, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/13/202456 minutes, 20 seconds
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Weekend Conversations: The Divergent Path To A Fulfilling Life

In a new episode of Weekend Conversation, host Robert Glazer and producer Mick Sloan discuss the remarkable story of gold medal-winning skier Ashley Caldwell. They use Caldwell's case to illustrate that the path of fulfillment is rarely conventional, and that the traditional path many feel pressure to follow can lead to success, but not to greatness. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/10/202432 minutes, 26 seconds
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Elevate Classics: Aron North on Working with Ryan Reynolds at Mint Mobile

Aron North and his team are changing the way we think about wireless service – and advertising. Aron is the CMO of Mint Mobile, a unique direct to customer wireless company owned in part by Ryan Reynolds. Mint Mobile has distinguished itself for its high level of service, low prices and innovative marketing practices, and Aron has played a big role in helping the small firm disrupt telecom giants. In this classic episode, Aron joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss how his partnership with Reynolds works, how Mint Mobile is changing the wireless industry, Super Bowl ads, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/8/202446 minutes, 50 seconds
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David Tyree On His Legendary Super Bowl Catch And Life After Football

David Tyree is a legitimate football legend. As a wide receiver on the New York Giants, he made what many consider to be the greatest catch in the history of the NFL, known today as the Helmet Catch. Since his playing days, David has become a sought-after motivational speaker and host of the top-rated Catch the Moment Podcast. David joined Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss his football career, life after the NFL, building resilience, mentorship, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/6/202447 minutes, 46 seconds
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Weekend Conversations: Communications Technology Doesn't Always Help Us Connect

In a new episode of Weekend Conversations, Elevate Podcast host Robert Glazer and producer Mick Sloan discuss the rise in automated communication tools and social networking platforms, which have exchanged quality of relationships for quantity. They discuss the rise in gamified communications, spammy emails, and a better way to build and foster relationships. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/3/202427 minutes, 2 seconds
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Elevate Classics: BJ Fogg on Forming World Class Habits

BJ Fogg is one of the world’s top experts on habits. He is a behavior scientist and the founder and director of the Behavior Design Lab at Stanford University. He is also the New York Times bestselling author of Tiny Habits: The Small Changes That Change Everything, which introduces readers to his breakthrough method for creating lasting behavior change. As a sought-after speaker and consultant, BJ has helped thousands of people transform their lives through habit formation. In this classic episode of the Elevate Podcast BJ joined host Robert Glazer on to discuss why habits are the foundation of all achievement, and how to form the habits needed to reach your full potential. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/1/202457 minutes, 49 seconds
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Don Yaeger on Leadership Lessons from Legendary Athletes and Coaches

Don Yaeger has built a career on sharing leadership stories from luminaries like basketball coach John Wooden, Hall of Fame football player Walter Payton, and dozens of other world class coaches and athletes. He is an award-winning keynote speaker, business leadership coach, and the author or co-author of eleven New York Times bestselling books, including John Wooden’s A Game Plan For Life. Prior to his leadership coaching career, Don was a celebrated journalist, covering presidential candidates, Olympic athletes, sports legends and more. Don joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss the lessons he's learned in his career, the difference between great performers and great coaches, and more.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/30/202447 minutes, 23 seconds
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Weekend Conversations: Why Businesses Fail When They Don't Focus

In a new edition of Weekend Conversations, host Robert Glazer and producer Mick Sloan discuss why companies get into trouble when they try to expand too rapidly and lose focus. They discuss how to know when it's the right time for a business to expand, the importance of focus in leadership, and much more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/27/202445 minutes, 27 seconds
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Elevate Classics: Peter Diamandis on Scientific Advantages That Will Change Your Life

Peter Diamandis is the founder and executive chairman of the XPRIZE Foundation, and has started over 20 companies in the areas of longevity, space, venture capital and education. He is also the New York Times bestselling author of several books, including his latest, Life Force, which he published early in 2020 with Tony Robbins. On this classic episode, Peter joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss transformational changes needed in education, how the pandemic accelerated global trends, and the astonishing medical and health technologies he believes will be widely available, sooner than you think. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/25/202459 minutes, 57 seconds
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Dan Ariely on Predictable Irrationality and Misbelief

Dan Ariely is one of the world's leading experts on irrationality. He is the James B. Duke Professor of Psychology and Behavioral Economics at Duke University, where he attempts to put economic research in plain language. He is also a celebrated author of several bestselling books, including Predictably Irrational. He’s also the author of Amazing Decisions, Dollars and Sense, and his newest books, which he could not have timed better, Misbelief, which is available wherever books are sold. Dan joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss his latest book, Misbelief, our vulnerability to misinformation and delusion, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/23/202452 minutes, 7 seconds
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Weekend Conversations: Leadership Lessons From A Timeless Scientific Principle

On a new edition of Weekend Conversations, Elevate Podcast host Robert Glazer and producer Mick Sloan discuss Karl Popper's falsification principle, a foundation of the scientific method that also has significant implications for leadership and communication. They also dig into how to challenge your own viewpoints and ideas, how leaders can invite contradictory viewpoints, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/20/202434 minutes, 49 seconds
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Elevate Classics: Alex Lieberman on Building Morning Brew

Alex Lieberman is the co-founder and Executive Chairman of Morning Brew, a daily email newsletter that condenses business news into more accessible, entertaining content. Alex started Morning Brew as a college student in 2015 and has grown it to over 3 million subscribers. Alex is also the host of the popular podcast Founder’s Journal, which offers a glimpse behind the scenes of Morning Brew. Alex joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about creating Morning Brew, scaling it into a nine-figure media brand, dealing with impostor syndrome and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/18/202449 minutes, 14 seconds
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Jerry Colonna On Rebooting Your Life And Leadership

Jerry Colonna is the CEO and co-founder of the executive coaching firm Reboot.io. A highly sought-after coach and speaker, Jerry was previously a partner with JP Morgan and co-founded Flatiron Venture Partners with Fred Wilson. Jerry is also the NYT bestselling author of multiple books, including Reboot and Reunion which is now available wherever books are sold.  Jerry joined host Robert Glazer on Elevate to talk about how leaders can level up, find purpose and leave a legacy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/16/202455 minutes, 16 seconds
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Weekend Conversations: How To Consistently Learn From Failure

In a new edition of Weekend Conversations, Elevate Podcast host Robert Glazer and producer Mick Sloan discuss the astounding recent story of the crash and emergency evacuation of Japan Air Flight 516, which managed to save all its passengers from a plane engulfed in flames. Robert and Mick discuss how the aviation industry consistently learns from failure, and how leaders and teams can do the same through a simple three step framework. If you want to avoid making the same mistake twice and aspire to consistently grow from failures, don't miss this episode. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/13/202434 minutes, 29 seconds
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Elevate Classics: Eric Kapitulik on Building World Class Teams

Eric Kapitulik served in the U.S. Marine Corp both as an infantry officer and a special operations officer with a first reconnaissance company, first Marine division. As a platoon leader with his company, Eric led his team of 20 covert operation specialists on numerous special forces related missions. After leaving active duty, Eric founded The Program in 2008 with the sole purpose of developing better leaders and creating more cohesive teams. Eric joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about his military career, leadership, parenting and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/11/20241 hour, 20 minutes, 41 seconds
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Rockefeller Foundation President Rajiv Shah On Changing The World Through Big Bets

Dr. Rajiv Shah has worked tirelessly to improve the world. He is the President of The Rockefeller Foundation and has an impressive history of leadership and innovation in global development. His previous work includes leadership roles at USAID, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. He's also the author of the new book, Big Bets: How Large-Scale Change Really Happens, which is available wherever books are sold. Rajiv joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss his leadership career, how audacious thinking can improve humanity, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/9/202455 minutes, 1 second
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Weekend Conversations: How To Set and Accomplish 2024 Goals

The beginning of a new year is the ideal time to reflect and set new goals for yourself. On a new edition of Weekend Conversations, host Robert Glazer and produce Mick Sloan discuss the best strategies for setting and accomplishing fulfilling annual goals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/6/202434 minutes, 3 seconds
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James Clear on The Power of Atomic Habits

The start of a new year is the perfect time to take stock of your habits--to build good habits and cut out bad ones. Kick off 2024 with wisdom from one of the world's greatest thinkers on habit formation: James Clear, author of the smash hit NYT bestseller, Atomic Habits. On this classic episode of the Elevate Podcast, James sits down with host Robert Glazer to discuss how to build good habits, break bad ones, and make a massive impact with small changes. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/4/202449 minutes, 51 seconds
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Hal Elrod On The Ten Year Anniversary Of The Miracle Morning

Hal Elrod has changed the way millions of people think about their mornings. He’s the best-selling author of one of the highest-rated, best-selling books in the world, The Miracle Morning—which shares a morning routine practiced daily by millions of people worldwide and was just released in an updated 10-year anniversary edition. Hal is also the author of The Miracle Equation and a renowned speaker who has spoken to audiences worldwide. Hal Elrod returned to the Elevate Podcast to discuss 10 years of The Miracle Morning and much more. Go to https://creators.riverside.fm/Robert and use code ELEVATE15 for 15% off any Riverside individual plan. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/2/202441 minutes, 49 seconds
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Weekend Conversations: The Biggest Lessons From 2023

In a new edition of Weekend Conversations, host Robert Glazer and producer Mick Sloan have a wide-ranging conversations about the enduring lessons of 2023, through the lens of four popular and topical Friday Forward posts. Topics include the importance of crisis communications, the shifts in our civil discourse, the rise of AI and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/30/202335 minutes, 12 seconds
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Elevate Classics: Brian Scudamore on How To Build Your Own Business

Brian Scudamore has helped many entrepreneurs get the chance to live life their own way. He is the Founder & CEO of O2E Brands: Home of 1-800-GOT-JUNK? and other exceptional home service brands. He is also author of the #1 bestselling book WTF?! Willing To Fail and BYOB: Build Your Own Business, Be Your Own Boss. In this classic episode, Brian joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to share how to get into entrepreneurship and build a freer, more fulfilling life. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/28/202343 minutes, 42 seconds
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Elevate Classics: Robert Glazer on How To Elevate Your Team

This classic episode flips the script–Robert Glazer serves as guest, rather than host! To celebrate the launch of Elevate Your Team, which published earlier this year, top leadership expert and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Whitney Johnson serves as guest host and interviews Robert about the new book, which is a spiritual sequel to Elevate and applies the capacity building framework to a company context. They dig into how leaders can build organizations by building their people, not by burning them out, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/26/202358 minutes, 55 seconds
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Weekend Conversations: How To Know Great Leadership When You See It

In a new episode of Weekend Conversations, host Robert Glazer and producer Mick Sloan discuss the leadership instincts required to meet a moment of crisis. They discuss a remarkable crisis leadership example from Lieutenant General Jay Silveria, superintendent of the Air Force Academy, talk about the importance of moral clarity and conviction in leadership, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/23/202331 minutes, 24 seconds
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Elevate Classics: Susan Cain on Introversion, Quiet and Bittersweet

Susan Cain is the New York Times bestselling author of Quiet, which changed how the world views introverts forever, and a her latest book, Bittersweet: How Sorrow and Longing Make Us Whole, which reached #1 on the New York Times list. Susan is also an award-winning keynote speaker who has delivered two TED Talks with millions of views and the founder of Quiet Revolution. Susan joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss how she began her writing career, her writing process, the value of bittersweet feelings and thinking, and how to fight toxic positivity in work and life.  Go to https://creators.riverside.fm/Robert and use code ELEVATE15 for 15% off any Riverside individual plan. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/21/20231 hour, 1 minute, 2 seconds
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Berthold Gunster On Flip-Thinking

Berthold Gunster is the founder of the Omdenken, or Flip Thinking, philosophy. After studying at the Theatre Academy in Utrecht, he worked as a theatre director and writer for years. Since 2001, he and his team have offered pieces of training, workshops, and shows about Omdenken to companies and individuals. Berthold has written thirteen bestselling books about the Omdenken theory. His latest, Flip Thinking, is available now wherever books are sold. Berthold joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss his career, how he transitioned from theater to leadership, and Flip Thinking. Learn the importance of Flip Thinking in our lives by tuning in to this episode with Berthold Gunster today. Go to https://creators.riverside.fm/Robert and use code ELEVATE15 for 15% off any Riverside individual plan. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/19/202338 minutes, 31 seconds
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Weekend Conversations: How Leaders and Employees Can Navigate A Challenging 2024

On a new edition of Weekend Conversations, host Robert Glazer and producer Mick Sloan have a wide ranging conversation of Robert's recent article on how leaders and employees should navigate what could be a challenging business environment in 2024. Robert shares his perspective from leading an organization through challenging times in 2020 and shares a framework for communicating clearly and effectively in tough times. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/16/202340 minutes, 20 seconds
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Elevate Classics: Liz Wiseman on Building A Team of Impact Players

Liz Wiseman coaches both up-and-coming performers and established leaders on how to help others improve. She is the CEO of the Wiseman Group, a leadership research and development firm with clients such as Apple, Disney, Facebook and Google. She is a frequent guest lecturer at BYU and Stanford, and has been recognized previously by Thinkers50 as the top leadership thinker in the world. She is also the New York Times bestselling author of several books, including Multipliers and her latest, Impact Players. Liz joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss Impact Players, how employees can increase their impact and advancement opportunities, and how leaders can cultivate and elevate Impact Players on their teams. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/14/202356 minutes, 4 seconds
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Tiffani Bova On Wowing Customers With An Experience Mindset

Tiffani Bova is a Global Customer Growth and Innovation Evangelist at Salesforce, a top influencer in Customer Experience, and a sought-after speaker and thought leader. She is the author of the Wall Street Journal bestseller Growth IQ and her brand-new book, The Experience Mindset, released this year. In her second appearance on the show, Tiffani joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss The Experience Mindset and how companies can create exceptional experiences for their customers and empower their people to do their best work. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/12/202344 minutes, 57 seconds
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Weekend Conversations: Charlie Munger's Five Most Vital Insights

Last week, we said goodbye to Charlie Munger, the legendary Vice Chair of Berkshire Hathaway and Warren Buffett's right hand man. Munger was not only a successful investor, but he was one of the business world's most celebrated thinkers on business and human nature. In a new edition of Weekend Conversations, Robert Glazer and Mick Sloan discuss five of Munger's most valuable insights and reflect on his massive impact. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/9/202343 minutes, 35 seconds
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Elevate Classics: Michael Schein on How To Build Hype

Michael Schein is a self-described hype artist. He is the founder and president of MicroFame Media, where he’s worked with clients such as eBay, LinkedIn and Citrix. He is also the author of The Hype Handbook, shares 12 secrets for generating and leveraging hype for positive purposes―like legitimate business success, helping people, or effecting positive change in your community. Michael’s writing has been featured in Fortune, Forbes, HuffPost and Psychology Today. Michael joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about how to create hype, how to use propaganda for good, and much more.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/7/202352 minutes, 14 seconds
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David Burkus On Building High-Performing Teams

Dr. David Burkus’ forward-thinking ideas and bestselling books help leaders build high performing, cohesive, engaged professional teams. A former business school professor, David now works with leaders from organizations across all industries, including PepsiCo, Fidelity, Adobe, and NASA--and he's also authored multiple bestselling books--including a new one, Best Team Ever, which published this year. David joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss the strategies for leading, developing, and building high-performing teams. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/5/202354 minutes, 55 seconds
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Weekend Conversations: Helicopter Parenting Has Graduated To College

On this edition of Weekend Conversations, host Robert Glazer and producer Mick Sloan have a wide-ranging conversation on how parenting approaches have continued to evolve in the past decade, as parents stay heavily involved in their kids lives well into their college lives--and beyond. Robert shares a parallel between this parenting approach and the widely critiqued leadership approach of micromanagement, and how to help the people you lead grow by letting them fail from time to time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/2/202339 minutes, 38 seconds
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Elevate Classics: Tom Rath on Gallup and How To Play To Your Strengths

In this classic episode of the Elevate Podcast, host Robert Glazer sits down with Tom Rath, a Gallup researcher and author who has spent the past two decades studying how work can improve human health and well-being. He is the author of 10 books that have sold more than 10 million copies, including the #1 NYT Bestseller How Full Is Your Bucket? Tom and Robert dug into Tom's career, how he carries the legacy of his grandfather, Gallup founder Donald Clifton, and how to play to your strengths at work and in life. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/30/202342 minutes, 22 seconds
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Brad Pedersen Shares A Wealth Of Best Practices For Founders from A Life of Entrepreneurship

The holidays are fast approaching, and Brad Pedersen has arrived with a wealth of entrepreneurial life lessons for founders and leaders. Brad, author of Startup Santa: A Toymaker's Tale of 10 Business Lessons Learned from Timeless Toys, joins host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to share lessons from a life of entrepreneurship and share a wealth of best practices and stories for any founder. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/28/202348 minutes, 6 seconds
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Jessica Buchanan on Building Resilience and Overcoming Impossible Odds

Jessica Buchanan has one of the most astounding stories of resilience I’ve ever heard. She’s a teacher, author, humanitarian, speaker and survivor who was held in captivity for 93 days by Somali Pirates. She shared her astonishing story in a New York Times bestselling book, Impossible Odds and she was the subject of one of the most widely viewed 60 Minutes segments of all time. She’s also delivered a TEDx Talk: “Change Is Your Proof of Life,” and hosts the popular podcast We Should Talk About That. Jessica joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss her astonishing story, and how she built the resilience she needed to survive. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/25/20231 hour, 7 minutes, 57 seconds
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Weekend Conversations: A Thanksgiving Special!

On a new edition of Weekend Conversations, host Robert Glazer and producer Mick Sloan discuss stories and lessons from five previous Friday Forwards written during past Thanksgiving weeks. Check out our conversation to hear heartwarming stories of gratitude, kindness, relationships and making time for the people who matter most. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/23/202335 minutes, 2 seconds
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Elevate Classics: Philip McKernan on Finding Clarity of Purpose

Philip McKernan is a clarity coach who works with entrepreneurs and business leaders all over the world. When people are seeking clarity about their future or want to move through roadblocks, seen and unseen, they call Philip. He is also a world-renowned keynote speaker who has spoken to the Canadian Olympic Team, The Pentagon and more. He is also the founder of the One Last Talk movement and the author of One Last Talk. Philip, one of the most popular Elevate Podcast guests ever, returns to the podcast to chat with Robert Glazer about how the pandemic has changed people’s mindset, how people can identify what they want most, what real fulfillment looks like, his project to restore a 500 year old castle and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/21/20231 hour, 6 minutes, 9 seconds
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Weekend Conversations: Why The Hottest Companies of the 2010s Are Struggling Now

In the latest edition of Weekend Conversations on the Elevate Podcast, host Robert Glazer and producer Mick Sloan discuss the story and themes of this week's Friday Forward, Bait & Switch. The major topic they dig into is pricing sustainability, and why some of the hottest companies of the 2010s are suddenly struggling to reach profitability. They also talk about the generational impacts of these economic changes and more. Check out this week's Friday Forward at the link below. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/18/202329 minutes, 17 seconds
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Elevate Classics: Kevin Kruse How To Build Future Leaders

Kevin Kruse has established himself as an expert on leadership and it can drive employee engagement. He is an entrepreneur, New York Times Bestselling Author, and top-rated keynote speaker who is dedicated to help leaders turn average groups into high performing teams. Kevin is the founder and CEO of LEADx, an online learning platform that provides free leadership development for millions of people around the world. Kevin joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about his leadership journey, key strategies for coaching future leaders and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/16/202346 minutes, 43 seconds
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Abdul-Malik Muhammad On Affecting Organizational Change

 As people look to make change – real change – in the world around them, they can start by learning from people like Dr. Abdul-Malik Muhammad. Dr. Muhammad is the founder of Akoben, an inspiring organization that provides training, consulting and keynotes with the goal of transforming individuals, organizations and communities and positively affecting change. Dr. Abdul-Malik Muhammad has served as a teacher, principal, campus president, and executive and state director of a multitude of national and international organizations. He has also been a grassroots organizer, activist and advocate for marginalized youth for nearly 25 years. In his second appearance on the Elevate Podcast, Dr. Muhammad joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about how to make a positive change in organizations of any kind. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/14/202351 minutes, 13 seconds
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Weekend Conversations: Why Conflict Avoidance Leads To Worse Conflict

In this a new installment of Weekend Conversations on the Elevate Podcast, host Robert Glazer and producer Mick Sloan discuss the story and themes of this week's Friday Forward, Boiling Points. Robert and Mick discuss the all too human impulse to ignore small frustrations and avoid having awkward, but necessary, conversations in response to small frustrations and annoyances. They discuss why we do this, why it often leads to worse conflict in the end, and what the leadership implications of this tendency are. Check out this week's Friday Forward at the link below Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/11/202324 minutes, 39 seconds
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Elevate Classics: Advice From Justin Donald, The Warren Buffett of Lifestyle Investing

Justin Donald has been called the Warren Buffett of Lifestyle Investing by Entrepreneur Magazine. He’s a master of low-risk cash flow investing, teaching new investors how to generate passive income and gain financial independence. Justin is the author of the Wall Street Journal bestselling book The Lifestyle Investor, the host of The Lifestyle Investor podcast, and a top-rated keynote speaker. Justin joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss how he built his investment portfolio, how to get started in personal investing, investing myths, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/9/202350 minutes, 13 seconds
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Why Top Economist Brian Beaulieu Believes Everything About The Economy Will Change In 2030

Brian Beaulieu is the CEO of ITR Economics and an esteemed economist with over 40 years of experience in business cycle trend analysis. Brian and his team have a track record of 96% accuracy in economic forecasts. Brian is also the author of several popular books, including Prosperity in the Age of Decline and Make Your Move. Brian has provided insightful workshops and seminars to thousands of executives Vistage International and TEC, organizations of over 13,000 CEOs globally.  Brian joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to share his career and offer a bold economic projection that you don't want to miss. Learn why Brian believes everything about the global economy will change in 2030--and what you can do to prepare for that seismic shift. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/7/202344 minutes, 35 seconds
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Saturday Conversations: History Lessons

In this special Saturday Conversations episode of the Elevate Podcast, host Robert Glazer and producer Mick Sloan have a detailed discussion of the topic and themes of this week's Friday Forward, History Lessons. Robert and Mick discuss the role history should play in education and leadership, and why we must learn from the past but live in the present--and empower people to focus on what they control in life. They also talk about how to manage news and social media intake to avoid being overwhelmed by negative news, staying in the present, and leading others to focus on their agency in challenging circumstances. Check out this week's Friday Forward at the link below. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/4/202324 minutes, 13 seconds
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Elevate Classics: Marshall Goldsmith on Living The Earned Life

Marshall Goldsmith has been recognized by Thinkers50 as the World’s #1 Leadership Thinker and #1 Executive Coach. He is also a globally renowned keynote speaker and the New York Times bestselling author of several books, including Triggers and What Got You Here Won’t Get Your There. His new book, The Earned Life, publishes today and is available wherever books are sold. Marshall joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about The Earned Life, his coaching career and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/2/202347 minutes, 18 seconds
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World-Class Operations Expert Nick Sonnenberg on How To Build An Efficient Business

Nick Sonnenberg helps businesses master operational efficiency. He is the founder and CEO of Leverage, a leading operational efficiency consultancy that helps companies implement the CPR® Business Efficiency Framework. He is also the author of a new book, Come Up for Air which publishes the day this episode airs and shares that proven, game-changing CPR Business Efficiency Framework with the world. Nick joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about getting his start as Wall Street trader, mastering tools and processes of operational efficiency, and his new book, Come Up For Air.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/31/20231 hour, 9 seconds
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Future PLC CEO Zillah Byng-Thorne on Reviving a Billion Dollar Company

About Zillah Byng-Thorne Zillah Byng-Thorne is a world class leader. She was most recently the CEO of Future PLC, where she transformed the company from a struggling business to a thriving publishing giant with a market cap of over $1 billion. Before turning Future around, she was the CFO of Auto Trader. Zillah has established herself as a visionary leader in the publishing field and is a frequent speaker and also a board member of several well known organizations.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/24/20231 hour, 3 minutes, 57 seconds
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Thomas Curran on Avoiding The Perfection Trap

Dr. Thomas Curran is one of the world's leading experts on the challenge of perfectionism. Dr. Curran is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychological and Behavioral Science at the London School of Economics. He has written about perfectionism in outlets such as the Harvard Business Review and the Wall Street Journal, and delivered a popular TEDMED talk "Our Dangerous Obsession with Perfectionism is Getting Worse”. He is also the author of a new enlightening book, The Perfection Trap: Embracing the Power of Good Enough. Dr. Curran joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss his own journey with perfectionism, how leaders can avoid fostering perfectionism on their teams, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/17/202342 minutes, 24 seconds
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Daryl Davis on Combating Hate Through Compassion and Understanding

In the wake of recent events, we'd like to reshare this Elevate episode featuring Daryl Davis, who offered meaningful insights on how to combat hate and build shared understanding. Daryl Davis has bridged divides with some of the most condemned people in America. He’s a professional musician, author and lecturer. He’s perhaps known for his outreach to members of hate groups, including the Ku Klux Klan–he has personally persuaded hundreds of people to leave the KKK. He is also the author of Klan-Destine Encounters: A Black Man’s Odyssey In Ku Klux Klan, and his work on race relations has been featured on Good Morning America, NBC CNN and more. Daryl joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to share his incredible story and offer a proven strategy for stopping hate. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/10/20231 hour, 17 minutes, 8 seconds
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Patrick Lencioni on Training Leaders and The Five Dysfunctions of a Team

Patrick Lencioni is the co-founder and President of The Table Group and is the pioneer of the organizational health movement. He is the author of 13 books, including The Five Dysfunctions of A Team, The Five Temptations of a CEO and The Motive. His books have sold over 8 million copies and been translated into more than 30 languages. As President of the Table Group, Pat spends his time speaking and writing about leadership, teamwork, and organizational health and consulting with executives and their teams. Prior to founding the firm in 1997, Pat worked at Bain & Company, Oracle Corporation and Sybase.  Pat joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about his leadership journey, how he developed the organizational health movement, keys to effective and ineffective leadership and cultures, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/3/20231 hour, 31 minutes, 50 seconds
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Seth Godin Shares His Latest Book, The Song of Significance

Seth Godin is a true visionary thinker and renaissance man. He is the author of 21 international bestsellers that have changed the way people think about work, and his books have been translated into 38 languages. Godin also writes one of the most popular marketing blogs in the world at seths.blog, and two of his TED talks are among the most popular of all time. Seth is a serial entrepreneur—the founder of the altMBA, the social media pioneer Squidoo, and Yoyodyne, one of the first internet companies. Seth joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss the rise of AI, the need for education disruption, and his new book, The Song of Significance. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
9/26/202345 minutes, 36 seconds
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Tim Urban Explains The Problem In Our Society

Tim Urban is on a mission to increase our collective ability for critical thinking. He is the founder, writer and illustrator of the popular website Wait But Why, a long form blog that regularly reaches millions of readers. He has delivered a TED Talk, “Inside the Mind of a Master Procrastinator,” which has been viewed 29 million times. And, most recently, he is the author of the smash-hit book What’s Our Problem: A Self Help Book For Societies, which is available wherever books are sold. Tim returned to the Elevate Podcast to discuss how society became so polarized, the need for critical thinking, different ways to think about political and societal debates, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
9/19/202357 minutes, 42 seconds
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Amanda Knox's Story of Wrongful Conviction, Exoneration and Justice

ABOUT AMANDA KNOX At 20 years old, Amanda Knox was wrongfully convicted for a horrific murder she did not commit. After spending years in prison, she was definitively exonerated by Italy's highest court and allowed to return home to America. Today, she is an exoneree, journalist, advocate for justice and author of the New York Times bestselling memoir, Waiting To Be Heard. Amanda joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss her astonishing story, her perspective of justice and resilience, the damaging effect of confirmation bias, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
9/12/20231 hour, 25 minutes, 29 seconds
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David Heinemeier Hansson's Radical Approach To Entrepreneurship

David Heinemeier Hansson is a true innovator. He is the co-founder of Basecamp, which has been used by over 20 million people globally. He’s also the founder of Hey and the creator of the transformational Ruby on Rails, an open source web framework that was used to create Basecamp, Github, Shopify, Airbnb and more. David is also a frequent writer at Hey World, the New York Times bestselling author of four books, including Rework, and even an award winning racecar driver.  David joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about his unconventional path to entrepreneurial success, why profit matters more than growth, American polarization and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
9/5/20231 hour, 15 minutes, 40 seconds
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Elevate Classics: Keith Ferrazzi on Competing In The New World of Work

Keith Ferrazzi is an influential business thinker, researcher and New York Times bestselling author. He has founded and sold two companies and now works with Fortune 100 companies and their executive teams worldwide as Chairman of Ferrazzi Greenlight and its Research Institute. Keith’s books include Never Eat Alone, Who’s Got Your Back, Leading Without Authority and his latest, Competing In The New World of Work. Keith joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss how leaders can prepare their teams to excel in our new working world, and how to adapt to change as it arrives. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
8/29/202349 minutes, 31 seconds
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Elevate Classics: Todd Henry on Unleashing Innovation and Creativity

Todd Henry helps others unlock their creativity and passion or their work. Todd is the founder of Accidental Creative, and delivers keynotes and workshops all over the world to help creative people and teams do brilliant work. Todd is the bestselling author of several books, including his latest, The Motivation Code, which released in October 2020. He is also the host of the very popular podcast, The Accidental Creative. Todd joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss how individuals and teams can improve their creative output, how to better understand our motivation, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
8/22/202345 minutes, 42 seconds
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Elevate Classics: Carol Tavris and Elliot Aronson on Overcoming Cognitive Dissonance and Self-Justification

Carol Tavris and Elliot Aronson are distinguished psychologists and co-authors of Mistakes Were Made (But Not By Me), the definitive book on self-justification and cognitive dissonance. They have lectured at multiple top universities in the United States, and their work has been featured in the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, the Wall Street Journal and Scientific American. Carol and Elliot joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss why we fall into self-justification traps, how to overcome our biases in life and leadership, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
8/15/20231 hour, 9 minutes, 7 seconds
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Dr. Caroline Leaf on Building Resilience As A Leader, Parenting and More

Dr. Caroline Leaf is a neurobiologist specializing in the mind-brain-body connection. From a young age, she had a passion for the mind and brain, initially aiming to become a neurosurgeon. Dr. Leaf has conducted groundbreaking neuroplasticity research in the late 80s and early 90s, demonstrating that by managing the mind, individuals can alter the functioning of the brain and body, leading to significant changes in life. She is a bestselling author of multiple books, including Clean Up Your Mental Mess and a new release, How to Help Your Child Clean Up Their Mental Mess, which is available today wherever books are sold. Dr. Leaf joined Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to delve into the fascinating world of mind management, neuroplasticity, and the complex relationship between the mind, brain, and body. The insights from Dr. Caroline Leaf will challenge your preconceptions, inspire personal growth, and equip you with the tools to elevate your own mental health. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
8/8/202345 minutes, 52 seconds
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Hitendra Wadhwa on Inner Mastery and Outer Impact

Dr. Hitendra Wadhwa is a professor at Columbia Business School, Founder of the Mentora Institute, and a highly respected coach for Fortune 100 C-suite executives. His course on Personal Leadership & Success is one of the most popular at Columbia Business School. His latest book, Inner Mastery, Outer Impact, is available this week wherever books are sold. Dr. Wadhwa joined Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about his leadership career, how to harness intrinsic motivation, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
8/1/202359 minutes, 25 seconds
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Elevate Classics: Davis Smith on Building Cotopaxi Into A Famous Brand

Davis Smith has made genorosity and philanthropy the foundation of a thriving business. He is the founder and CEO of Cotopaxi, a highly popular, carbon-neutral outdoor gear brand founded to create sustainably designed products that fight extreme poverty, inspire adventure, and move people to do good. In 2021 alone, Cotopaxi aided over 1 million people in extreme poverty through their non-profit partnerships and revenue sharing. Davis is also a member of the United Nations Foundation Leadership Council. Davis joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about his entrepreneurial career, founding and building Cotopaxi, how Cotopaxi withstood the pandemic, and humanity in business. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
7/25/202352 minutes, 22 seconds
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Elevate Classics: Gary Sanchez on Finding Your Why

Gary Sanchez has helped many exceptional leaders find their core purpose and motivation. He is the founder of the Why Institute, where he and his team have worked with hundreds of thousands of individuals–and several Fortune 500 Companies–to help them discover their core motivation in life. Gary and his team also developed the nine Why archetypes and the Why Assessment. Join Gary and Robert for a free webinar on Why and Core Values on July 19 at 1pm ET In this episode of the Elevate Podcast, Gary joins host Robert Glazer to discuss the Why archetypes, the importance of finding your Why and how you can discover your most important motivation in life. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
7/18/20231 hour, 11 minutes, 8 seconds
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Elevate Classics: Bill George on Finding Your Purpose In Life and Leadership

Bill George is a celebrated leader who served as Chair and CEO of Medtronic, the world’s leading medical technology company. He is an executive fellow at Harvard Business School, where he has taught leadership since 2004, and is the bestselling author of many books, including Discover Your True North. Bill also served as a director at Goldman Sachs, ExxonMobil, Novartis, Target, the Mayo Clinic, and World Economic Forum USA. In this episode of the Elevate Podcast, Bill joins host Robert Glazer to discuss his leadership career, the importance of purpose-driven leadership, and the challenges Mark Zuckerberg is facing with Meta. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
7/11/20231 hour, 4 minutes, 28 seconds
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Elevate Classics: Cal Newport on Slow Productivity, Elon Musk at Twitter and More

Cal Newport is one of the world’s leading thinkers on how technology affects the way we live, work and think. Cal is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Georgetown University. He is also New York Times bestselling author of seven books, including his three latest: A World Without Email, Digital Minimalism, and Deep Work. Cal is also a contributing writer for The New Yorker and the host of the popular Deep Questions podcast. In his second appearance on the show, Cal joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about how we can improve our workstyles, slow productivity, Elon Musk’s recent purchase of Twitter, and the future of social media. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
7/4/20231 hour, 17 minutes, 25 seconds
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Elevate Classics: How Alan Mulally Saved The Ford Motor Company

Alan Mulally is one of the most effective leaders of his generation. He is the Former President and CEO of Ford Motor Company, where he led the company through an existential crisis and back to profitability. He was also CEO of the commercial airlines division at Boeing, where he led the development of the Boeing 777, the most profitable aircraft in the company’s history. He is also on the Board of Directors at the Mayo Clinic, Google and several cutting edge startups. Alan joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about his exemplary career, his model of leadership and management, how he led Ford from the brink of disaster, and much more. Check out the resources referenced in this episode at this link. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/27/202355 minutes, 5 seconds
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Geoff Smart on How To Hire The Best Talent

Dr. Geoff Smart is the world’s leading expert hiring. He is the is the Founder and Chairman of ghSMART, a leading global management consulting firm for talent, and the co-author of three bestselling books. One of those, Who: The A Method for Hiring, is a New York Times bestseller and is considered the leading resource on helping businesses hire and develop top talent. Geoff has a PhD in organizational psychology and has personally advised three US Governors, White House Fellows and a President of the World Bank. Geoff joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk how to hire and retain talent, why so many people do interviews wrong, how companies can recruit better, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/20/202352 minutes, 30 seconds
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Eric Kapitulik on Building World Class Teams and Cultures

Eric served in the U.S. Marine Corp both as an infantry officer and a special operations officer with a first reconnaissance company, first Marine division. As a platoon leader with his company, Eric led his team of 20 covert operation specialists on numerous special forces related missions. After leaving active duty, Eric founded The Program in 2008 with the sole purpose of developing better leaders and creating more cohesive teams. Eric joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about his military career, leadership, parenting and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/13/20231 hour, 21 minutes, 11 seconds
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Hal Gregersen on Innovating Through Questions

Hal Gregersen is a senior lecturer at MIT's Sloan School of Management, former Executive Director of the MIT Leadership Center, and a globally recognized thought leader on leadership and innovation. He's the author of several books, including Questions Are The Answer, where he shares a powerful approach to fostering radical innovation by encouraging inquiry. He is also a sought after speaker and lecturer who has spoken to audiences all over the world. Hal joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about his remarkable leadership career and how questioning drives innovation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/6/20231 hour, 3 minutes, 48 seconds
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Seth Godin on AI, Tribalism and Work of Significance

Seth Godin is a true visionary thinker and renaissance man. He is the author of 21 international bestsellers that have changed the way people think about work, and his books have been translated into 38 languages. Godin also writes one of the most popular marketing blogs in the world at seths.blog, and two of his TED talks are among the most popular of all time. Seth is a serial entrepreneur—the founder of the altMBA, the social media pioneer Squidoo, and Yoyodyne, one of the first internet companies. Seth joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss the rise of AI, the need for education disruption, and his new book, The Song of Significance. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/30/202345 minutes, 36 seconds
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Elevate Classics: Philip McKernan on Finding Self-Understanding

Philip McKernan is a clarity coach who works with entrepreneurs and business leaders all over the world. When people are seeking clarity about their future or want to move through roadblocks, seen and unseen, they call Philip. He is also a world-renowned keynote speaker who has spoken to the Canadian Olympic Team, The Pentagon and more. He is also the founder of the One Last Talk movement and the author of One Last Talk. Philip, one of the most popular Elevate Podcast guests ever, returns to the podcast to chat with Robert Glazer about how the pandemic has changed people’s mindset, how people can identify what they want most, what real fulfillment looks like, his project to restore a 500 year old castle and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/23/20231 hour, 6 minutes, 39 seconds
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Elevate Classics: Jesse Cole on the Amazing Savannah Bananas

Jesse Cole lives life by being different. He is the founder of Fans First Entertainment, which owns and operates the baseball team the Savannah Bananas. The Bananas have welcomed more than 1 million fans to their ballpark and have been featured on MSNBC, CBS Sunday Morning, HBO and ESPN. Jesse is an in-demand speaker and bestselling author of two books, Find Your Yellow Tux and his newest Fans First. Jesse joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss how he and his wife built the Savannah Bananas from a bankrupt organization to a leading entertainment brand, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/16/20231 hour, 2 minutes, 43 seconds
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BJ Fogg on Building World Class Habits

BJ Fogg is one of the world’s top experts on habits. He is a behavior scientist and the founder and director of the Behavior Design Lab at Stanford University. He is also the New York Times bestselling author of Tiny Habits: The Small Changes That Change Everything, which introduces readers to his breakthrough method for creating lasting behavior change. As a sought-after speaker and consultant, BJ has helped thousands of people transform their lives through habit formation. BJ joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss why habits are the foundation of all achievement, and how to form the habits needed to reach your full potential. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/9/202357 minutes, 49 seconds
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Jeffrey Shaw on Building A Self-Employed Life

Jeffrey Shaw is a gifted creator. He is an accomplished portrait photographer and business leader who is an expert on branding and marketing. He has taken portraits of supermodels, sports icons and too many C-suite executives to name, and his work has been featured on Oprah, CBS News and in the halls of Harvard University. He’s also the bestselling author of multiple books and the host of the hit podcast, The Self-Employed Life. Jeffrey joined Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss his entrepreneurial career, branding, and how to build a fulfilling self-employed life. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/2/202344 minutes, 27 seconds
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Elevate Classics: Angela Duckworth on Developing Grit

Angela Duckworth is the founder and CEO of Character Lab, a professor at the Wharton School of Business, and the author of the influential NYT bestselling book, Grit. She has received the MacArthur Genius Grant, co-hosts the No Stupid Questions podcast, and has delivered one of the most popular TED Talks of all time. Angela joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about her journey to study psychology, why grit is so crucial to success, and how to use grit in life, business, parenting and much more.
4/27/20231 hour, 11 minutes, 48 seconds
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Elevate Classics: Dandapani on Perfect Focus, Mindfulness and Avoiding Distraction

Dandapani has lived a unique and purpose-driven life. He is a Hindu priest and entrepreneur who spent his first 10 years after university studying as a monk at a monastery in Hawaii. He concluded his study and took his well-honed knowledge of discipline, focus and energy management to help others harness their energy and build a life of purpose and joy. Dandapani has also delivered a TEDx Talk, “Unwavering Focus,” which has been viewed over six million times. In this episode, Dandapani joins host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about his time as a monk, the value of practicing how to focus, the importance of building high quality relationships, and how you can take control of your consciousness to live a more purposeful life.
4/25/202357 minutes, 14 seconds
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John O'Leary on Surviving Disaster and A Life of Awe

John O’Leary dramatically escaped death as a child. After a catastrophic accident left with with third degree burns all over his body, and a 1 percent chance of survival, John has dedicated his life to inspiring awe in others. John is an internationally acclaimed speaker, host of the popular Live Inspired Podcast, and the author of multiple bestselling book, including his latest, In Awe. John joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about overcoming his childhood accident, sharing his story worldwide, inspiring awe in others, and fatherhood. Show Notes
4/18/202344 minutes, 25 seconds
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Morra Aarons-Mele on The Anxious Achiever

Morra Aarons-Mele is the host of The Anxious Achiever, a top-10 management podcast that helps people rethink the relationship between their mental health and their leadership. Morra founded Women Online and The Mission List, an award-winning digital-consulting firm and influencer marketing company dedicated to social change in 2010 and sold her businesses in 2021. She is also the author of a new book, The Anxious Achiever, which publishes this week. Morra joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about her new book, how to turn anxiety into an advantage, and much more. Show Notes
4/11/202349 minutes, 31 seconds
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Mike Salguero on Building ButcherBox Into A Transformational Business

Mike Salguero is the founder and CEO of ButcherBox, a revolutionary direct-to-consumer meat business that transformed eCommerce when it launched in 2015. Salguero founded the company as a side project, but quickly scaled it into a thriving business with over half-a-billion dollars in annual revenue in 2022. Mike joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about his entrepreneurial journey, how he started and scaled ButcherBox into a direct-to-consumer juggernaut, and much more. Show Notes
4/4/202353 minutes, 49 seconds
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Tim Urban on A Different Way To Think

ABOUT TIM URBAN Tim Urban is a writer and bestselling author. Above all else, he spends a ton of time thinking about how we can think more effectively. Tim is the creator and author of the popular blog, Wait But Why, and the author of the new bestselling book What's Our Problem.  In this episode of the Elevate Podcast, revisit Robert Glazer's conversation with Tim from 2019. In a wide ranging conversation, Robert and Tim dig into Tim’s career as a writer, his TED Talk on why everybody is a procrastinator, and an eye-opening post Tim wrote that creates a visual timeline of a human life and emphasizes that we have less time with loved ones than we think, even in the best case scenario. Show Notes
3/28/202345 minutes, 54 seconds
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Dr. Robert Brooks on Building Resilience

Dr. Robert Brooks is a leading expert on resilience. He is a Doctor of Psychology, serves on the faculty of Harvard Medical School, and has authored or co-authored over 19 books. During the past 40 years, Dr. Brooks has also lectured nationally and internationally to thousands of parents, educators, mental health professionals, and business leaders on topics pertaining to motivation, resilience, family relationships, the qualities of effective leaders and executives, and balancing our personal and professional lives. Dr. Brooks joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast on how to build resilience in personal and professional life, as well as how resilience factors into parenting, leadership and more. Show Notes
3/21/20231 hour, 29 seconds
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Michael Schein on Building Hype and Delivering

ABOUT MICHAEL SCHEIN Michael Schein is a self-described hype artist. He is the founder and president of MicroFame Media, where he’s worked with clients such as eBay, LinkedIn and Citrix. He is also the author of The Hype Handbook, shares 12 secrets for generating and leveraging hype for positive purposes―like legitimate business success, helping people, or effecting positive change in your community. Michael's writing has been featured in Fortune, Forbes, HuffPost and Psychology Today. Michael joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about how to create hype, how to use propaganda for good, and much more.  Show Notes
3/14/202356 minutes, 14 seconds
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BONUS: A Sneak Peek At Elevate Your Team

ABOUT TODAY'S EPISODE This week is the publication of Elevate Your Team, host Robert Glazer's latest book on building world class organizations by building people. To celebrate the launch on a very special episode of the Elevate Podcast, Robert reads the introduction to Elevate Your Team. Learn the surprising origin story of the book and hear about the book's central idea: a better way for leaders to get great results from their teams--and build future leaders. Learn More About Elevate Your Team Show Notes 
3/9/202317 minutes, 13 seconds
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Robert Glazer on How To Elevate Your Team

Today's episode flips the script--Robert Glazer serves as guest, rather than host! Today is the official launch of Elevate Your Team, which is available in print in the US, Canada, Australia and the UK, and available as a $0.99 eBook worldwide. Elevate Your Team expands on Robert's previous book, Elevate, applying the capacity building framework to organizational leadership and teaches leaders how to best elevate their team to improve, both personally and professionally. In this extra special episode of the Elevate Podcast, top leadership expert and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Whitney Johnson serves as guest host, interview Robert about Elevate Your Team, and how leaders can build organizations by building their people, not by burning them out. Get Elevate Your Team (including as a $0.99 eBook) Show Notes
3/7/202359 minutes, 55 seconds
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Steven Kotler on Finding Flow, Defying Aging and Gnar Country

ABOUT STEVEN KOTLER Steven Kotler is a world-renowned author, journalist, and entrepreneur. He is one of the world’s leading experts on human performance, and Executive Director of the Flow Research Collective. He is also author of many books, including The Rise of Superman, Stealing Fire, The Future is Faster Than You Think and a new one, Gnar Country, which publishes today. Steven has also been named one of the Top 100 world thinkers by Foreign Policy and called one of the top 10 brains in science and technology by Discover.  Steven joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about achieving flow, fending off aging, and his experiment to try to become a world class skier at age 53. Show Notes
2/28/202339 minutes, 1 second
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Liz Wiseman on Building A Team of Impact Players

Liz Wiseman coaches both up-and-coming performers and established leaders on how to help others improve. She is the CEO of the Wiseman Group, a leadership research and development firm with clients such as Apple, Disney, Facebook and Google. She is a frequent guest lecturer at BYU and Stanford, and has been recognized previously by Thinkers50 as the top leadership thinker in the world. She is also the New York Times bestselling author of several books, including Multipliers and her latest, Impact Players. Liz joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss Impact Players, how employees can increase their impact and advancement opportunities, and how leaders can cultivate and elevate Impact Players on their teams. Show Notes
2/21/202357 minutes, 4 seconds
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Jessica Buchanan on Surviving The Unthinkable and Building Resilience

ABOUT JESSICA BUCHANAN Jessica Buchanan has one of the most astounding stories of resilience I’ve ever heard. She’s a teacher, author, humanitarian, speaker and survivor who was held in captivity for 93 days by Somali Pirates. She shared her astonishing story in a New York Times bestselling book, Impossible Odds and she was the subject of one of the most widely viewed 60 Minutes segments of all time. She’s also delivered a TEDx Talk: “Change Is Your Proof of Life,” and hosts the popular podcast We Should Talk About That. Jessica joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss her astonishing story, and how she built the resilience she needed to survive. Show Notes
2/14/20231 hour, 8 minutes, 57 seconds
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Nick Sonnenberg on Operational Excellence and Coming Up for Air

ABOUT NICK SONNENBERG Nick Sonnenberg helps businesses master operational efficiency. He is the founder and CEO of Leverage, a leading operational efficiency consultancy that helps companies implement the CPR® Business Efficiency Framework. He is also the author of a new book, Come Up for Air which publishes the day this episode airs and shares that proven, game-changing CPR Business Efficiency Framework with the world. Nick joined hostr Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about getting his start as Wall Street trader, mastering tools and processes of operational efficiency, and his new book, Come Up For Air.  Show Notes
2/7/20231 hour, 1 minute, 9 seconds
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David Novak on Growing Billion Dollar Businesses

David Novak is the Co-Founder and retired Chairman and CEO of Yum! Brands, Inc. one of the world’s largest restaurant companies that includes KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell in its portfolio. Under David’s 17-year leadership, Yum! Brands doubled in size to over 45,000 restaurants and grew from a $4b to a $32 Billion market cap. David is also founder and CEO of David Novak Leadership, the parent organization to five nonprofits dedicated to developing leaders at every stage of life, from ages 5 to 65. He’s also the New York Times bestselling author of several books, including a new one, Take Charge of You, which is now available wherever books are sold. David joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss his highly successful career, how to build leadership ability and much more. Show Notes
1/31/202349 minutes, 42 seconds
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Cameron Herold on Empowering Your Second In Command

ABOUT CAMERON HEROLD Cameron Herold is one of the most gifted problem solvers in the entrepreneurial world. He is an experienced operator, entrepreneur, bestselling author, coach and keynote speaker. He is the founder of the COO Alliance, a top resource and network for second-in-commands at all types of organizations, and is the author of a new book, The Second In Command: Unleash The Power of Your COO, which published this week.  Cameron joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about his experience as a COO, how founders should know when to bring aboard a COO, how to set a COO up for success, and much more. Show Notes
1/24/202358 minutes, 28 seconds
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Robert Pasin on Carrying A Family Legacy Forward

ABOUT ROBERT PASIN Robert Pasin is the Chief Wagon Officer of Radio Flyer. Radio Flyer which was founded by his grandfather Antonio and is famous for the iconic little red wagon, as well as tricycles, scooters and other vehicles for children. Robert has built upon Radio Flyer’s iconic brand and has built a thriving culture in the process. In this episode of the Elevate Podcast, Robert joins host Robert Glazer to discuss his grandfather's leadership legacy, how he's innovated a 100 year old brand, and Radio Flyer's top tier organizational culture. Show Notes
1/17/202347 minutes, 26 seconds
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Gary Sanchez on Finding Your Why

ABOUT GARY SANCHEZ Gary Sanchez has helped many exceptional leaders find their core purpose and motivation. He is the founder of the Why Institute, where he and his team have worked with hundreds of thousands of individuals--as well as hundreds of companies from small yoga studios to Fortune 500 Companies--to help them discover their core motivation in life. Gary and his team also developed the nine Why archetypes and the Why Assessment, which any person can take, and which tons of companies have used as a leadership development tool. In this episode of the Elevate Podcast, Gary joins host Robert Glazer to discuss the Why archetypes, the importance of finding your Why and how you can discover your most important motivation in life. Show Notes
1/10/20231 hour, 11 minutes, 38 seconds
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Nathan Barry on Building ConvertKit and the Creator Economy

ABOUT NATHAN BARRY Nathan Barry is a pioneer of the creator economy. He is the founder and CEO of ConvertKit, an email marketing platform used by creators like James Clear, Tim Ferriss and Arnold Schwarzenegger. He’s also the author of Authority, an eBook that has sold over 15,000 copies worldwide since its release. In this episode of the Elevate Podcast, Nathan Barry joins host Robert Glazer to discuss building ConvertKit, ConvertKit's unique culture and profit sharing, the creator economy and much more. SHOW NOTES
1/3/20231 hour, 15 minutes, 42 seconds
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General Stanley McChrystal on Evaluating Risk, Leadership and More

ABOUT GENERAL STANLEY MCCHRYSTAL General Stanley McChrystal is a retired four-star general, the former commander of US and International Security Assistance Forces in Afghanistan, and former commander of Joint Special Operations Command, America’s premier military counter-terrorism force. General McChrystal is also the founder of the McChrystal Group, a senior fellow at Yale University, and the author of several New York Times bestselling books including Leaders: Myth & Reality and his most recent book Risk: A User’s Guide. General McChrystal joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss how to assess risk, core qualities of leadership he looks for, propaganda, the conflict in Ukraine and more. Show Notes
12/27/20221 hour, 15 minutes, 7 seconds
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Marshall Goldsmith on How To Live A Fulfilling Life

ABOUT MARSHALL GOLDSMITH Marshall Goldsmith has been recognized by Thinkers50 as the World’s #1 Leadership Thinker and #1 Executive Coach. He is also a globally renowned keynote speaker and the New York Times bestselling author of several books, including Triggers and What Got You Here Won’t Get Your There. His new book, The Earned Life, published early this year and is available wherever books are sold. Marshall joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about The Earned Life, his coaching career and how we can attain a life that fulfills us. Show Notes
12/20/202252 minutes, 23 seconds
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Bill George on Discovering Your True North and Mark Zuckerberg's Flawed Leadership

ABOUT BILL GEORGE Bill George is a celebrated leader who served as Chair and CEO of Medtronic, the world's leading medical technology company. He is an executive fellow at Harvard Business School, where he has taught leadership since 2004, and is the bestselling author of many books, including Discover Your True North. Bill also served as a director at Goldman Sachs, ExxonMobil, Novartis, Target, the Mayo Clinic, and World Economic Forum USA. In this episode of the Elevate Podcast, Bill joins host Robert Glazer to discuss his leadership career, the importance of purpose-driven leadership, and the challenges Mark Zuckerberg is facing with Meta. Show Notes  
12/13/20221 hour, 4 minutes, 58 seconds
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Carol Tavris and Elliot Aronson on Self-Justification and Cognitive Dissonance

ABOUT CAROL TAVRIS AND ELLIOT ARONSON Carol Tavris and Elliot Aronson are distinguished social psychologists, bestselling authors and distinguished lecturers. Together, they authored the definitive book on self-justification and cognitive dissonance, Mistakes Were Made (But Not By Me). Their work and research has been featured in The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, Scientific American and many other publications. Carol and Elliot joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss why we justify and double down on poor decisions, the mental traps we walk ourselves into, and how better understanding of these tendencies can improve how we learn, work and lead. Show Notes
12/6/20221 hour, 9 minutes, 37 seconds
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Susan Cain on The Power of Introversion, Processing Sorrow, and Writing

About Susan Cain Susan Cain is the New York Times bestselling author of Quiet, which changed how the world views introverts forever, and a her latest book, Bittersweet: How Sorrow and Longing Make Us Whole, which reached #1 on the New York Times list. Susan is also an award-winning keynote speaker who has delivered two TED Talks with millions of views and the founder of Quiet Revolution. Susan joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss how she began her writing career, her writing process, the value of bittersweet feelings and thinking, and how to fight toxic positivity in work and life.  Show Notes
11/29/20221 hour, 2 minutes, 2 seconds
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Rich Mulholland on Excellent Storytelling In Business and Life

ABOUT RICH MULHOLLAND Rich Mulholland is a gifted storyteller who helps leaders hone their own storytelling skills. He is the founder of Missing Link, a company that has helped clients give world class presentation companies for 25 years. He’s also a celebrated keynote speaker who has spoken in 30 countries, a serial entrepreneur, and the author of three books. In this episode of the Elevate Podcast, Rich joins host Robert Glazer to talk about how to hone great storytelling skills, how to use storytelling in sales, leadership and personal growth, and much more. Show Notes
11/22/202257 minutes, 41 seconds
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Daryl Davis on Persuading Klansmen to Denounce Hate

ABOUT DARYL DAVIS Daryl Davis has bridged divides with some of the most condemned people in America. He’s a professional musician, author and lecturer. He’s perhaps known for his outreach to members of hate groups, including the Ku Klux Klan–he has personally persuaded hundreds of people to leave the KKK. He is also the author of Klan-Destine Encounters: A Black Man’s Odyssey In Ku Klux Klan, and his work on race relations has been featured on Good Morning America, NBC CNN and more. Daryl joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to share his incredible story and offer a proven strategy for stopping hate. Show Notes
11/15/20221 hour, 18 minutes, 8 seconds
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Cal Newport on Slow Productivity, Whether Elon Musk Can Fix Twitter, and Meta's Struggles

Cal Newport is one of the world's leading thinkers on how technology affects the way we live, work and think. Cal is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Georgetown University. He is also New York Times bestselling author of seven books, including his three latest: A World Without Email, Digital Minimalism, and Deep Work. Cal is also a contributing writer for the New Yorker and the host of the popular Deep Questions podcast. Cal joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about how we can improve our workstyles, slow productivity, Elon Musk's recent purchase of Twitter, and the future of social media. Show Notes 
11/8/20221 hour, 17 minutes, 55 seconds
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JeVon McCormick on Rising Out of Poverty and Modern Leadership

JeVon McCormick has one of the most incredible success stories you'll ever hear. He was born the son of a pimp father and an orphan mother on welfare, and poverty, abuse, eviction and constant discrimination were part of everyday life. Today, he’s CEO of ScribeMedia, a multimillion dollar publishing company with the #1 Company Culture in America, according to Entrepreneur magazine. He is also the Wall Street Journal author of Modern Leadership and a top-rated keynote speaker. JeVon joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about his extraordinary personal story, and how to lead a modern organization. Show Notes
11/1/20221 hour, 21 minutes, 14 seconds
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Kim Scott on Just Work and Radical Candor

Kim Scott is one of Silicon Valley’s most respected leadership experts. She has previously worked as an executive at Google, and as a CEO coach with Dropbox, Qualtrics, Twitter and several other leading organizations. She is also the New York Times bestselling author of two top books on leadership, Radical Candor and Just Work. In her second appearance on the show, Kim joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss the importance of Radical Candor, effective management techniques, and how to create a more inclusive workplace.  Show Notes
10/25/20221 hour, 1 minute, 34 seconds
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Jesse Cole on Betting Everything on A Dream and The Savannah Bananas

Jesse Cole lives life by being different. He is the founder of Fans First Entertainment, which owns and operates the baseball team the Savannah Bananas. The Bananas have welcomed more than 1 million fans to their ballpark and have been featured on MSNBC, CBS Sunday Morning, HBO and ESPN. Jesse is an in-demand speaker and bestselling author of two books, Find Your Yellow Tux and his newest Fans First. Jesse joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss how he and his wife built the Savannah Bananas from a bankrupt organization to a leading entertainment brand, and much more. Show Notes
10/18/20221 hour, 3 minutes, 13 seconds
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Davis Smith on Cotopaxi and Humanity in Business

Davis Smith has made genorosity and philanthropy the foundation of a thriving business. He is the founder and CEO of Cotopaxi, a highly popular, carbon-neutral outdoor gear brand founded to create sustainably designed products that fight extreme poverty, inspire adventure, and move people to do good. In 2021 alone, Cotopaxi aided over 1 million people in extreme poverty through their non-profit partnerships and revenue sharing. Davis is also a member of the United Nations Foundation Leadership Council. Davis joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about his entrepreneurial career, founding and building Cotopaxi, how Cotopaxi withstood the pandemic, and humanity in business. Show Notes
10/11/202252 minutes, 52 seconds
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Chip Conley on Building AirBnb and How To Solve A Midlife Crisis

Chip Conley has dedicated his recent years to helping others find wisdom. Chip is the founder of the Modern Elder Academy, where a new roadmap for midlife is offered at a beautiful oceanfront campus in Baja California Sur, Mexico. Chip is a hospitality maverick who disrupted the industry three times, including helping Airbnb's founders turn their fast-growing tech start-up into a global hospitality brand. He is also New York Times bestselling author of five books, including his latest, Wisdom@Work. Chip Conley joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about his hospitality career, his work at AirBnb, and how he helps people overcome the midlife crisis and find fulfillment.  Show Notes
10/4/20221 hour, 40 seconds
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Peter Diamandis on Technology That Will Change The World

Peter Diamandis is the founder and executive chairman of the XPRIZE Foundation, and has started over 20 companies in the areas of longevity, space, venture capital and education. He is also the New York Times bestselling author of several books, including his latest, Life Force, which he published early in 2020 with Tony Robbins. Peter joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss transformational changes needed in education, how the pandemic accelerated global trends, and the astonishing medical and health technologies he believes will be widely available, sooner than you think. Show Notes
9/27/20221 hour, 2 minutes, 13 seconds
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Kevin Kruse on Scalable Leadership

Kevin Kruse has established himself as an expert on leadership and it can drive employee engagement. He is an entrepreneur, New York Times Bestselling Author, and top-rated keynote speaker who is dedicated to help leaders turn average groups into high performing teams. Kevin is the founder and CEO of LEADx, an online learning platform that provides free leadership development for millions of people around the world. Kevin joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about his leadership journey, key strategies for coaching future leaders and much more. SHOW NOTES
9/20/202247 minutes, 43 seconds
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Jennifer Moss on a Better Way To Think About Burnout

Jennifer Moss is an expert on burnout and happiness. She is a Harvard Business Review contributor and a nationally syndicated radio columnist. She also previously served on the UN’s Global Happiness Council and the author two books, Unlocking Happiness At Work and The Burnout Epidemic. Jennifer joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about the burnout epidemic, how to manage burnout, and what leaders can do about burnout on their teams. Show Notes
9/13/20221 hour, 32 seconds
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Philip McKernan on Fully Understanding Yourself

Philip McKernan is a clarity coach who works with entrepreneurs and business leaders all over the world. When people are seeking clarity about their future or want to move through roadblocks, seen and unseen, they call Philip. He is also a world-renowned keynote speaker who has spoken to the Canadian Olympic Team, The Pentagon and more. He is also the founder of the One Last Talk movement and the author of One Last Talk. Philip, one of the most popular Elevate Podcast guests ever, returns to the podcast to chat with Robert Glazer about how the pandemic has changed people's mindset, how people can identify what they want most, what real fulfillment looks like and much more. Full Show Notes
9/6/20221 hour, 7 minutes, 9 seconds
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Khe Hy on Quitting Wall Street and Founding Rad Reads

Khe Hy has been called “Oprah for Millennials. Khe left a lucrative job on Wall Street to become the founder and primary author of Rad Reads, a popular blog about changing our relationship with time, work, money and ourselves. Khe’s work has been featured in TEDx, Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg and more, and he is the creator of the popular cohort based learning course, Supercharge Your Productivity. Khe joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about quitting Wall Street, rethinking his understanding of a productive life, and much more.
8/30/202254 minutes, 36 seconds
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Geoff Woods on Finding the ONE Thing In Life and Business

Geoff Woods is one of the foremost experts on prioritizing what matters most. He is the President of The ONE Thing, where he works alongside billionaire Gary Keller and his NY Times bestselling co-author, Jay Papasan, teaching people how to live a life of focus so they can have more and do less. Geoff is also the host of The ONE Thing podcast, where he chats with top performers on how to prioritize what matters most. Geoff joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss his career, how he left a lucrative sales job to work with Gary and Jay, how he prioritizes the one thing in his own life, and much more.
8/23/202244 minutes, 55 seconds
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Whitney Johnson on Smart Growth for Leaders and Teams

Whitney Johnson is an innovative thinker on individual and team growth. She has been named one of the 50 leading business thinkers by Thinkers50 and is the author of several award winning books, including Disrupt Yourself, Build an “A” Team, and her latest, Smart Growth. Whitney is also the host of the Disrupt Yourself Podcast.  Whitney joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about Smart Growth, and how leaders can build fast-improving teams.
8/16/202248 minutes, 28 seconds
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Garry Ridge on Building a $2.4B Business with Culture

Garry Ridge, in addition to being an accomplished leader, has committed to being a lifelong learner.  He is the CEO of WD-40 Company, a global corporation that, despite its size and scope, has fostered a 93 percent employee engagement rate. Garry was named Igniter of the Year by Simon Sinek in 2016 and is a world-famous author, speaker and executive coach. On this episode of the Elevate Podcast, Garry joins host Robert Glazer to talk about transforming WD-40’s culture by building an environment of learning, collaboration and accountability--and growing the company's market cap 10X.
8/9/202235 minutes, 52 seconds
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Dandapani on Focus, Mindfulness and Preventing Distraction (Repost)

Dandapani has lived a unique and purpose-driven life. He is a Hindu priest and entrepreneur who spent his first 10 years after university studying as a monk at a monastery in Hawaii. He concluded his study and took his well-honed knowledge of discipline, focus and energy management to help others harness their energy and build a life of purpose and joy. Dandapani has also delivered a TEDx Talk, “Unwavering Focus,” which has been viewed over six million times. Dandapani joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about his time as a monk, the value of practicing how to focus, the importance of building high quality relationships, and how you can take control of your consciousness to live a more purposeful life.
8/2/202253 minutes, 14 seconds
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Dan Pink on Why You Need Regrets

Dan Pink is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of seven books, including A Whole New Mind, Drive, When and his latest, the recently published The Power of Regret. He is also a top rated keynote speaker who has spoken to organizations such as St Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Google, Goldman Sachs and more. Dan joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss how we can harness regret in our lives, the things in life people tend to regret most, and much more.
7/26/202249 minutes, 30 seconds
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Josh Linkner on Big Little Breakthroughs

Josh Linkner is a brilliant expert on creativity and innovation. He is the founder and CEO of five tech companies that sold for a combined value of over $200 million. He is a highly respected business leader, venture capitalist, keynote speaker and even a gifted jazz guitarist. He is also the New York Times bestselling author of several books, including his latest, Big Little Breakthroughs. Josh joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss his winding career path, how each of us can achieve daily creative breakthroughs, and how companies can unlock their collective creativity. Learn More about Josh Josh’s Website Josh’s Latest Book – Big Little Breakthroughs Josh’s Other Books Book Josh to Speak Follow Josh: Twitter | Instagram| LinkedIn| Facebook
7/19/202240 minutes, 55 seconds
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David Rendall on the Freak Factor

David Rendall has built a career on helping people embrace what makes them unique. David is a leadership professor, non-profit executive, stand-up comedian and keynote speaker to clients such as Microsoft, AT&T, the US Air Force, and more.  He is also the author of four books, including The Freak Factor, The Four Factors of Effective Leadership, and Pink Goldfish. David joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast, to talk about growing up unique, parenting, how the school system lets many kids down, and embracing our true selves to become our best.
7/12/202256 minutes, 24 seconds
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Allen Gannett on The Secrets of the World's Greatest Creators

Allen Gannett is one of the sharpest thinkers in the creative field. Allen is the founder of Track Maven, a marketing platform used by top company’s such as GE and the NBA. He is the bestselling author of The Creative Curve, which shares how any person can improve their creativity, and is a sought-after keynote speaker. Allen joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss The Creative Curve, how any person can improve their creativity, and much more.
7/5/202237 minutes, 29 seconds
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Andrew Wang on How To Make Smart Financial Investments

Andrew Wang helps people make patient investments. He is a Managing Partner at Runnymede Capital Management, where he helps families and business owners plan their financial futures. He’s been featured in Barrons, Reuters and Investopedia and hosts the podcast Inspired Money. Andrew joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about common personal finance mistakes and how to make prudent, smart investment decisions.
6/28/202238 minutes, 30 seconds
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David Novak on Building a $32 Billion Dollar Business

David Novak is the Co-Founder and retired Chairman and CEO of Yum! Brands, Inc. one of the world’s largest restaurant companies that includes KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell in its portfolio. Under David 17-year leadership, Yum! Brands doubled in size to over 45,000 restaurants and grew from a $4b to a $32 Billion market cap. David is also founder and CEO of David Novak Leadership, the parent organization to five nonprofits dedicated to developing leaders at every stage of life, from ages 5 to 65. He’s also the New York Times bestselling author of several books, including a new one, Take Charge of You, which is now available wherever books are sold. David joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss his highly successful career, how to build leadership ability and much more.
6/21/202244 minutes, 42 seconds
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Brian Scudamore on How To Be Your Own Boss

Brian Scudamore has helped many entrepreneurs get the chance to live life their own way. He is the Founder & CEO of O2E Brands: Home of 1-800-GOT-JUNK? and other exceptional home service brands. He is also author of the #1 bestselling book WTF?! Willing To Fail and a brand new one BYOB: Build Your Own Business, Be Your Own Boss. Brian joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to share how to get into entrepreneurship and build a freer, more fulfilling life. This episode is brought to you by Surfshark VPN. Get Surfshark VPN at https://surfshark.deals/ELEVATE - Enter promo code ELEVATE for 83% off and 3 extra months free! 
6/14/202243 minutes, 50 seconds
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Joey Coleman on Building World Class Customer Relationships

Joey Coleman is one of the world's leading experts on customer happiness and retention. He is an award-winning speaker at both national and international conferences – competing against New York Times bestselling authors, business leaders, and internet sensations/celebrities. He is also the author of the #2 Wall Street Journal bestseller, Never Lose a Customer Again. Joey joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss customer retention during the pandemic, how to always keep customers happy and much more. This episode is sponsored by TextExpander What can you do with more hours every month? Repetitive typing, little mistakes, searching for answers – all these things are taking precious time away from you and your team. With TextExpander, you can take the time back and focus on what matters most in your business. With TextExpander, you and your team can: 1. Keep your message consistent. 2. Save time and be more productive. 3. Be accurate, every time! Make work happen wherever you are by saying more in less time and with less effort using TextExpander. Learn more by going to textexpander.com/podcast.
6/7/20221 hour, 12 minutes, 22 seconds
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Susan Cain on Bittersweet, Quiet and Writing

Susan Cain is the New York Times bestselling author of Quiet, which changed how the world views introverts forever, and a her latest book, Bittersweet: How Sorrow and Longing Make Us Whole, which reached #1 on the New York Times Bestseller List. Susan is also an award-winning keynote speaker who has delivered two TED Talks with millions of views and the founder of Quiet Revolution. Susan joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss how she began her writing career, her writing process, the value of bittersweet feelings and thinking, and how to fight toxic positivity in work and life.  The Elevate Club If you enjoy the Elevate Podcast, don’t miss the Elevate Club, a new membership community led by Robert Glazer. Members get access to course licenses, private keynotes, monthly office hours and a private Slack community. Sign up at elevate-club.com.
5/31/202257 minutes, 2 seconds
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Alisa Cohn on Elevating Startups

5/24/202244 minutes, 14 seconds
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Kim Scott on Candor and Justice in the Workplace

Kim Scott is one of Silicon Valley’s most respected leadership experts. She has previously worked as an executive at Google, and as a CEO coach with Dropbox, Qualtrics, Twitter and several other leading organizations. She is also the New York Times bestselling author of two top books on leadership, Radical Candor and Just Work. In her second appearance on the show, Kim joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss the importance of Radical Candor, effective management techniques, and how to create a more inclusive workplace. 
5/17/202256 minutes, 34 seconds
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General Stanley McChrystal on Risk, Leadership Qualities, Propaganda and Ukraine

General Stanley McChrystal is a retired four-star general, the former commander of US and International Security Assistance Forces in Afghanistan, and former commander of Joint Special Operations Command, America’s premier military counter-terrorism force. General McChrystal is also the founder of the McChrystal Group, a senior fellow at Yale University, and the author of several New York Times bestselling books including Leaders: Myth & Reality and his most recent book Risk: A User’s Guide. General McChrystal joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss how to assess risk, core qualities of leadership he looks for, propaganda, the conflict in Ukraine and more.
5/10/20221 hour, 10 minutes, 7 seconds
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Marshall Goldsmith on Building an Earned Life

Marshall Goldsmith has been recognized by Thinkers50 as the World’s #1 Leadership Thinker and #1 Executive Coach. He is also a globally renowned keynote speaker and the New York Times bestselling author of several books, including Triggers and What Got You Here Won’t Get Your There. His new book, The Earned Life, publishes today and is available wherever books are sold. Marshall joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about The Earned Life, his coaching career and much more. This episode is sponsored by TextExpander What can you do with more hours every month? Repetitive typing, little mistakes, searching for answers – all these things are taking precious time away from you and your team. With TextExpander, you can take the time back and focus on what matters most in your business. With TextExpander, you and your team can: 1. Keep your message consistent. 2. Save time and be more productive. 3. Be accurate, every time! Make work happen wherever you are by saying more in less time and with less effort using TextExpander. Learn more by going to textexpander.com/podcast.  
5/3/202247 minutes, 23 seconds
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Alex Lieberman on Morning Brew and the Entrepreneurial Journey

Alex Lieberman is the co-founder and Executive Chairman of Morning Brew, a daily email newsletter that condenses business news into more accessible, entertaining content. Alex started Morning Brew as a college student in 2015 and has grown it to over 3 million subscribers. Alex is also the host of the popular podcast Founder’s Journal, which offers a glimpse behind the scenes of Morning Brew. Alex joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about creating the Morning Brew, scaling it into a nine-figure media brand, dealing with impostor syndrome and more.
4/26/202249 minutes, 6 seconds
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Rhiannon Beaubien on Building Farnam Street and Mental Models

Rhiannon Beaubien is the Managing Editor of Farnam Street Media, serving as the lead writer and editor of the influential Farnum Street blog and Brainfood Newsletter, founded by Shane Parrish. She is also the co-author, along with Parrish, of The Great Mental Models and the author of novel Alone Among Spies. Before joining Farnam Street, she previously worked in Canadian Intelligence. Rhiannon joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss Farnam Street, the importance of mental models, working with Shane Parrish and her writing career. The Elevate Club If you enjoy the Elevate Podcast, don’t miss the Elevate Club, a new membership community led by Robert Glazer. Members get access to course licenses, private keynotes, monthly office hours and a private Slack community. Sign up at elevate-club.com.
4/19/202249 minutes, 16 seconds
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Aaron Leon on Scaling a Business Employees Love

ABOUT AARON LEON Aaron Leon is dedicated to creating value for customers and employees. He is the Founder and CEO of LD Products, the online ink retainer he built with sales annual sales approaching $100MM. In addition to their industry success, LD Products is also known for its excellent company culture, employee retention and active alumni network. Aaron joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about disrupting legacy industries, building a culture employees love, and much more.  The Elevate Club If you enjoy the Elevate Podcast, don’t miss the Elevate Club, a new membership community led by Robert Glazer. Members get access to course licenses, private keynotes, monthly office hours and a private Slack community. Sign up at elevate-club.com.
4/12/202240 minutes, 19 seconds
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Peter Diamandis on When You'll Stop Aging

Peter Diamandis is creating the future. Peter is the founder and executive chairman of the XPRIZE Foundation, and has started over 20 companies in the areas of longevity, space, venture capital and education. He is also the New York Times bestselling author of several books, including his latest, Life Force, which he published early in 2020 with Tony Robbins. Peter joins host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss transformational changes needed in education, how the pandemic accelerated global trends, and the astonishing medical and health technologies he believes will be widely available, sooner than you think. This episode is sponsored by TextExpander What can you do with more hours every month? Repetitive typing, little mistakes, searching for answers – all these things are taking precious time away from you and your team. With TextExpander, you can take the time back and focus on what matters most in your business. With TextExpander, you and your team can: 1. Keep your message consistent. 2. Save time and be more productive. 3. Be accurate, every time! Make work happen wherever you are by saying more in less time and with less effort using TextExpander. Learn more by going to textexpander.com/podcast. The Elevate Club If you enjoy the Elevate Podcast, don’t miss the Elevate Club, a new membership community led by Robert Glazer. Members get access to course licenses, private keynotes, monthly office hours and a private Slack community. Sign up at elevate-club.com.
4/5/202257 minutes, 13 seconds
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Angela Duckworth on Building Grit

Angela Duckworth is the founder and CEO of Character Lab, a professor at the Wharton School of Business, and the author of the influential NYT bestselling book, Grit. She has received the MacArthur Genius Grant, co-hosts the No Stupid Questions podcast, and has delivered one of the most popular TED Talks of all time. Angela joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about her journey to study psychology, why grit is so crucial to success, and how to use grit in life, business, parenting and much more.
3/29/20221 hour, 7 minutes, 48 seconds
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Don Yaeger on Leadership Lessons from John Wooden, Walter Payton and More

Don Yaeger has built a career on sharing leadership stories from luminaries like basketball coach John Wooden, Hall of Fame football player Walter Payton, and dozens of other world class coaches and athletes. He is an award-winning keynote speaker, business leadership coach, and the author or co-author of eleven New York Times bestselling books, including John Wooden’s A Game Plan For Life. Prior to his leadership coaching career, Don was a celebrated journalist, covering presidential candidates, Olympic athletes, sports legends and more. Don joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss the lessons he's learned in his career, the difference between great performers and great coaches, and more.  The Elevate Club If you enjoy the Elevate Podcast, don’t miss the Elevate Club, a new membership community led by Robert Glazer. Members get access to course licenses, private keynotes, monthly office hours and a private Slack community. Sign up at elevate-club.com.
3/22/202244 minutes, 11 seconds
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Justin Donald on How To Invest Confidently and Successfully

Justin Donald has been called the Warren Buffett of Lifestyle Investing by Entrepreneur Magazine. He’s a master of low-risk cash flow investing, teaching new investors how to generate passive income and financial independence. Justin is the author of the Wall Street Journal bestselling book The Lifestyle Investor, the host of The Lifestyle Investor podcast, and a top-rated keynote speaker. Justin joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss how he built his investment portfolio, how to get started in personal investing, investing myths, and more. The Elevate Club If you enjoy the Elevate Podcast, don’t miss the Elevate Club, a new membership community led by Robert Glazer. Members get access to course licenses, private keynotes, monthly office hours and a private Slack community. Sign up at elevate-club.com.
3/15/202247 minutes
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Amy Norman on Building A Global Mindset

Amy Norman has created opportunities for children to experience global cultures for years. She’s the founder and CEO of Little Passports, an award winning children’s brand that inspires kids to learn more about the world and gives them opportunities to do so. She’s also seasoned leader with 25 years of management and strategy experience at firms such as McKinsey and eBay. Amy joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss learnings from building her business, why children benefit so greatly from a global experience, and more. The Elevate Club If you enjoy the Elevate Podcast, don’t miss the Elevate Club, a new membership community led by Robert Glazer. Members get access to course licenses, private keynotes, monthly office hours and a private Slack community. Sign up at elevate-club.com.
3/8/202234 minutes, 38 seconds
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Alan Mulally on Leading the Ford Motor Company Through an Existential Crisis

ABOUT ALAN MULALLY Alan Mulally is one of the most effective leaders of his generation. He is the Former President and CEO of Ford Motor Company, where he led the company through an existential crisis and back to profitability. He was also CEO of the commercial airlines division at Boeing, where he led the development of the Boeing 777, the most profitable aircraft in the company’s history. He is also on the Board of Directors at the Mayo Clinic, Google and several cutting edge startups. Alan joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about his exemplary career, his model of leadership and management, how he led Ford from the brink of disaster, and much more. Check out the resources referenced in this episode at this link. This episode is sponsored by TextExpander What can you do with more hours every month? Repetitive typing, little mistakes, searching for answers – all these things are taking precious time away from you and your team. With TextExpander, you can take the time back and focus on what matters most in your business. With TextExpander, you and your team can: 1. Keep your message consistent. 2. Save time and be more productive. 3. Be accurate, every time! Make work happen wherever you are by saying more in less time and with less effort using TextExpander. Learn more by going to textexpander.com/podcast.
3/1/202252 minutes, 33 seconds
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Brant Cooper on How To Be Disruption Proof

ABOUT BRANT COOPER Brant Cooper is a New York Times bestselling author and the CEO of Moves the Needle. Brant has over two decades experience helping companies bring innovative products to market, and is a global keynote speaker, mentor and trusted advisor to entrepreneurs. Brant joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about his latest book, Disruption Proof, and how to keep yourself relevant through frequent innovation. The Elevate Club If you enjoy the Elevate Podcast, don't miss the Elevate Club, a new membership community led by Robert Glazer. Members get access to course licenses, private keynotes, monthly office hours and a private Slack community. Sign up at elevate-club.com.
2/22/202240 minutes, 14 seconds
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Keith Ferrazzi on Competing In The New World of Work

Keith Ferrazzi is an influential business thinker, researcher and New York Times bestselling author. He has founded and sold two companies and now works with Fortune 100 companies and their executive teams worldwide as Chairman of Ferrazzi Greenlight and its Research Institute. Keith's books include Never Eat Alone, Who’s Got Your Back, Leading Without Authority and a brand new release, Competing In The New World of Work, which is available for purchase now. Keith joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss how leaders can prepare their teams to excel in our new working world, and how to adapt to change as it arrives.
2/15/202245 minutes, 1 second
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Aron North on Working with Ryan Reynolds and Building Mint Mobile

Aron North and his team are changing the way we think about wireless service – and advertising. Aron is the CMO of Mint Mobile, a unique direct-to-consumer wireless company owned in part by Ryan Reynolds. Mint Mobile has distinguished itself for its high level of service, low prices and innovative marketing practices, and Aron has played a big role in helping the small firm disrupt telecom giants. Aron joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss how his partnership with Reynolds works, how Mint Mobile is changing the wireless industry, Super Bowl ads, and much more.
2/8/202242 minutes, 50 seconds
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Dan Pink on The Power of Regret

ABOUT DAN PINK Dan Pink has a bold idea for how to use your regrets as a positive force in your life. Dan is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of seven books, including A Whole New Mind, Drive, When and his latest, the newly published The Power of Regret. He is also a top rated keynote speaker who has spoken to organizations such as St Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Google, Goldman Sachs and more. Dan joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss how we can harness regret in our lives, the things in life people tend to regret most, and much more. This episode is sponsored by TextExpander What can you do with more hours every month? Repetitive typing, little mistakes, searching for answers – all these things are taking precious time away from you and your team. With TextExpander, you can take the time back and focus on what matters most in your business. With TextExpander, you and your team can: 1. Keep your message consistent. 2. Save time and be more productive. 3. Be accurate, every time! Make work happen wherever you are by saying more in less time and with less effort using TextExpander. Learn more by going to textexpander.com/podcast.
2/1/202249 minutes, 30 seconds
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Khe Hy on Rad Reads and Rethinking Productivity

Khe Hy has been called “Oprah for Millennials. Khe left a lucrative job on Wall Street to become the founder and primary author of Rad Reads, a popular blog about changing our relationship with time, work, money and ourselves. Khe’s work has been featured in TEDx, Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg and more, and he is the creator of the popular cohort based learning course, Supercharge Your Productivity. Khe joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about quitting Wall Street, rethinking his understanding of a productive life, and much more.
1/25/202249 minutes, 36 seconds
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Whitney Johnson on Building A High-Growth Team

Whitney Johnson is an innovative thinker on individual and team growth. She has been named one of the 50 leading business thinkers by Thinkers50 and is the author of several award winning books, including Disrupt Yourself: Putting the Power of Disruptive Innovation to Work and Build an “A” Team: Play To Their Strengths and Lead Them Up the Learning Curve. Whitney is also the host of the Disrupt Yourself Podcast. Her new book, Smart Growth, will be available for purchase by the time you hear this episode. Whitney joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about how leaders can build fast-improving teams.
1/18/202248 minutes, 28 seconds
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Bonus Episode - James Clear on Building Atomic Habits

James Clear is one of the world’s leading experts on forming and maintaining positive habits, and his book, Atomic Habits, has sold over five million copies worldwide. He's also the creator of the popular 3-2-1 newsletter and a sought-after keynote speaker. In one of the most popular Elevate Podcast episodes, James joined host Robert Glazer to talk about his writing career, and how to form the habits that drive lasting change in our lives and careers.
1/14/202245 minutes, 56 seconds
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Michael Bungay Stanier on How To Begin Chasing Your Goals

Michael Bungay Stanier helps people figure out how to begin transformational journeys. He is the founder of Box of Crayons, a top learning and development firm that trains leaders at brands such as Gucci and Microsoft. He is also the bestselling author of six books that have sold over one million copies. His new book, How To Begin, is available for purchase today. This episode is sponsored by TextExpander What can you do with more hours every month? Repetitive typing, little mistakes, searching for answers – all these things are taking precious time away from you and your team. With TextExpander, you can take the time back and focus on what matters most in your business. With TextExpander, you and your team can: Keep your message consistent. Save time and be more productive. Be accurate, every time! Make work happen wherever you are by saying more in less time and with less effort using TextExpander. Learn more by going to textexpander.com/podcast.
1/11/202249 minutes, 26 seconds
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Geoff Woods on The Most Important Thing In Your Life

Geoff Woods is one of the foremost experts on prioritizing what matters most. He is the President of The ONE Thing, where he works alongside billionaire Gary Keller and his New York Times bestselling co-author, Jay Papasan, teaching people how to live a life of focus so they can have more and do less. Geoff is also the host of The ONE Thing podcast, where he chats with top performers on how to prioritize what matters most. Geoff joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss his career, how he left a lucrative sales job to work with Gary and Jay, how he prioritizes the one thing in his own life, and much more.
1/4/202244 minutes, 55 seconds
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Gino Wickman on Knowing When To Start Your Own Business

Gino Wickman is one of the most influential thinkers in the entrepreneurial ecosystem. He is the founder of EOS Worldwide and the creator of the Entrepreneurial Operating System, a practical method for helping companies achieve greatness. He has delivered over 1900 trainings to help companies implement EOS into their organizations and has transformed thousands of businesses with his work. He is the author of multiple bestselling books, including Traction, Rocket Fuel and his latest, Entrepreneurial Leap. Three Key Things You’ll Learn: 1. How the best organizations use EOS to get in alignment. 2. How to know when the time is right to start your entrepreneurial journey. 3. Eight crucial mistakes entrepreneurs should avoid when making the leap.
12/21/202147 minutes, 18 seconds
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Calvin Quallis on Self-Care and Building An Influential Brand From Scratch

Calvin Quallis has built a mission and purpose-driven business from scratch. He is the founder and CEO of Scotch Porter, a grooming and wellness business that he launched from his kitchen built into a highly influential brand. Calvin is also the founder of Calvin Quallis Brands and an active member of Big Brothers, Big Sisters of America. Calvin joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss his entrepreneurial career, self-care, helping men improve their mental health and more.
12/14/202136 minutes, 46 seconds
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Susan Drumm on Enlightened, Self-Aware Leadership

Susan Drumm helps leaders get the most from their organizations through self-awareness. She is a CEO Advisor, Leadership Coach and founder of Meritage Leadership. She has 20 years of experience coaching top leadership and has worked with organizations such as KPMG, Oracle, Viacom and Microsoft. She is also the host of the Enlightened Executive podcast and a top rated, global keynote speaker. Susan joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss how leaders can become more enlightened about their own tendencies and get better results.
12/7/202147 minutes, 11 seconds
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Jeff McCausland and Tom Vossler on Essential Leadership Lessons from Gettysburg

Colonel Jeff McCausland and Colonel Tom Vossler are seasoned combat veterans with decades of leadership experience in the military. Today, Tom is a distinguished historian and certified Gettysburg expert and Jeff is the founder and CEO of Diamond6 Leadership & Strategy. Together, they co-authored the book Battle Tested: Gettysburg Lessons for 21st Century Leaders, which released in 2020. Jeff and Tom joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to share lessons leaders can take from Gettysburg, the similarities and differences between military and business leadership, and much more.
11/30/202139 minutes, 56 seconds
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Philipp Hartmann on Vulnerability, Parenthood and Empowering Fathers

Philipp Hartmann is a serial entrepreneur, humanitarian and inspiring voice on parenthood. He is the founder of The Factory and GSDH Advertising. He is also a proud dad of five, and the the creator of DADicated and the host of the podcast Being Dad. He is also the founder of the charitable initiative, Together For Cape Town, which aims to provide 3 million meals for children in South Africa affected by the economic fallout of COVID-19. Philipp joins Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to share the remarkable story of how he became a father of five children in just over a year, parenthood, and how to empower fathers.
11/23/202136 minutes, 44 seconds
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Claude Silver on VaynerMedia's Top Employee Retention Rate (Repost)

Claude Silver is the Chief Heart Officer of VaynerMedia and has worked with Gary Vaynerchuk for nearly a decade. She is responsible for building a human-focused company culture and helping over 800 employees feel at home at the business. She is also a top-rated keynote speaker, host of the Silver Lining podcast and a top thought leader on organizational culture.. Claude joined Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss how leaders can create a workplace employees love--and make them want to stay.
11/16/202143 minutes, 49 seconds
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Allan Dib on Why You Need A One Page Marketing Plan

Allan Dib has helped several entrepreneurs add rocket fuel to their businesses through intelligent marketing. He is a serial entrepreneur who has founded, scaled and exited multiple companies, and a self-described rebellious marketer. He is the founder of Successwise and the #1 bestselling author of the book The 1-Page Marketing Plan. Allan joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to share what so many companies get wrong about marketing, and how to get great results with efficiency and simplicity.
11/9/202132 minutes, 23 seconds
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Philip Krim on Building Casper Into A Leading Brand

Philip Krim is the co-founder and CEO of Casper, a vertically integrated consumer brand changing the way people buy mattresses and sleep related products. He is also a long-time entrepreneur who previously founded and ran two others companies and a pioneer of the direct-to-consumer revolution that has changed business forever. Philip joined Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss his journey founding and building Casper, his pre-Casper career and the future of direct-to-consumer brands.
11/2/202150 minutes, 52 seconds
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Alisa Cohn on How To Take A Startup To The Next Level

About Alisa Cohn Alisa Cohn was named the #1 Startup Coach in the World by Thinkers50 and has coached startup founders from companies such as Venmo, DraftKings and Mac Weldon. She’s also an investor, strategy consultant, and coach to C-Suite executives at clients such as Microsoft, Google and IBM. Alisa joined Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about her new book, From Start-Up To Grown-Up, which helps founders make the changes needed to build their startup businesses into enduring companies. This Episode Is Brought To You By Stello Mints We’re dealing with an epidemic of stress, and millions of us trying to figure out how to cope with pressures of work, and life. The team at Stello are on a mission to help others be calmer, sharper and more collected. Powered by CBD, Stello’s mints are a fast and simple way to feel calmer and clearer throughout your day even when juggling tasks. Each tin contains 30 mints, and they come in three bold flavors: Peppermint, Lemon & Matcha. And now, for a limited time, you can get 20 percent off Stello mints. Just go to stellomints.com  and use the code elevate for 20 percent off.
10/26/202144 minutes, 14 seconds
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Greg McKeown on Making Life and Work Effortless

ABOUT GREG MCKEOWN Greg McKeown is the New York Times bestselling author of Essentialism and Effortless, and founder and CEO of McKeown Inc, an organization that helps leading companies reach the next level of growth. He has worked with clients like Apple, Google, Facebook, Pixar and more, and has been featured in the New York Times, Fast Company, Politico and Harvard Business Review. Greg is also a world-renowned keynote speaker and host of the podcast What’s Essential? with Greg McKeown. Three Key Things You’ll Learn 1. How to make it easier to do the most important things in life. 2. Simple ways to approach enormous tasks and projects. 3. How to learn and improve with less effort by focusing on the right things.
10/19/202149 minutes, 46 seconds
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Cliff Hudson on Building Sonic Into A National Brand

ABOUT CLIFF HUDSON Cliff Hudson is the former CEO of Sonic, a popular drive-in restaurant that grew from a regional favorite to a national name under his leadership. Cliff is also a noted public servant, serving as the Chairman of the Oklahoma City School Board, was a Presidentially appointed Chairman of the SIPC Board of Directors and a trustee of the Ford Foundation. He’s also the author of the book, Master of None, which shares lessons from his career as leader of a national restaurant brand. This Episode Is Brought To You By Stello Mints We’re dealing with an epidemic of stress, and millions of us trying to figure out how to cope with pressures of work, and life. The team at Stello are on a mission to help others be calmer, sharper and more collected. Powered by CBD, Stello’s mints are a fast and simple way to feel calmer and clearer throughout your day even when juggling tasks. Each tin contains 30 mints, and they come in three bold flavors: Peppermint, Lemon & Matcha. And now, for a limited time, you can get 20 percent off Stello mints. Just go to stellomints.com  and use the code elevate for 20 percent off.
10/12/202136 minutes, 7 seconds
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Allen Gannett on Climbing The Creative Curve

ABOUT ALLEN GANNETT Allen Gannett is one of the sharpest thinkers in the creative field. Allen is the founder of Track Maven, a marketing platform used by top company’s such as GE and the NBA. He is the bestselling author of The Creative Curve, which shares how any person can improve their creativity, and is a sought-after keynote speaker. Allen joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss The Creative Curve, how any person can improve their creativity, and much more. This Episode Is Brought To You By Stello Mints We’re dealing with an epidemic of stress, and millions of us trying to figure out how to cope with pressures of work, and life. The team at Stello are on a mission to help. Powered by CBD, Stello’s mints are a fast and simple way to feel calmer and clearer throughout your day even when juggling tasks. To get 20 percent off your first order of Stello Mints, go to stellomints.com and use the code elevate at checkout.
10/5/202137 minutes, 29 seconds
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Peter Bregman on How To Change Other People

Peter Bregman is the founder of Bregman Partners and was named the #1 executive coach in the world by Leading Global Coaches. He has coached C-Suite executives in premier companies such as CBS, Mars, Citi and is also the Wall Street Journal bestselling author of multiple books, including the newly published You CAN Change Other People. This Episode Is Brought To You By Stello Mints We’re dealing with an epidemic of stress, and millions of us trying to figure out how to cope with pressures of work, and life. The team at Stello are on a mission to help others be calmer, sharper and more collected. Powered by CBD, Stello’s mints are a fast and simple way to feel calmer and clearer throughout your day even when juggling tasks. Each tin contains 30 mints, and they come in three bold flavors: Peppermint, Lemon & Matcha. And now, for a limited time, you can get 20 percent off Stello mints. Just go to stellomints.com and use the code elevate for 20 percent off.
9/28/202144 minutes, 13 seconds
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Dorie Clark on Playing The Long Game In Life and Business

Dorie Clark is one of the world’s most-respected thinkers on personal branding and career development. She is a bestselling author, coach and consultant who has lectured at Duke, Harvard, Stanford and Wharton, and has consulted with companies such as Google, Morgan Stanley, Microsoft and many more. Dorie joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about her new book, The Long Game, which publishes today.
9/21/202143 minutes, 36 seconds
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Alex Lieberman on Building The Morning Brew and Creating Space in Life

Alex Lieberman is the co-founder and CEO of Morning Brew, a daily email newsletter that condenses business news into more accessible, entertaining content. Alex started Morning Brew as a college student in 2015 and has grown it to over 3 million subscribers. Alex is also the host of the popular podcast Founder’s Journal, which offers a glimpse behind the scenes of Morning Brew. Alex joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about creating the Morning Brew, strategies he used to build it into a successful business, how he decided to quit his day job, and much more.
9/14/202149 minutes, 6 seconds
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Angela Duckworth on Building Grit in Life and Business

Angela Duckworth is the founder and CEO of Character Lab, a professor at the Wharton School of Business, and the author of the influential NYT bestselling book, Grit. She has received the MacArthur Genius Grant, co-hosts the No Stupid Questions podcast, and has delivered one of the most popular TED Talks of all time. Angela joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about her journey to study psychology, why grit is so crucial to success, and how to use grit in life, business, parenting and much more.
9/7/20211 hour, 7 minutes, 48 seconds
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Jacob Morgan on Rethinking The Future of Work

Jacob Morgan, is one of the world's foremost thinkers on the future of work, the employee experience and leadership. Jacob is the bestselling author of four books, including The Future of Work and The Future Leader. He is a TED Speaker, founder of The Future of Work University and the host of the podcast The Future of Work with Jacob Morgan. Jacob joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about how work will evolve in the future, what leaders can do to prepare for that future, permanent changes from the pandemic, and more.
8/31/202136 minutes, 54 seconds
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Rock Thomas on Living and Leading With Principles

Rock Thomas is the founder and CVO of Rock Thomas International, an organization that coaches others to achieve peak performance, and unlock their full potential. He is a serial entrepreneur, a bestselling author, a world-renowned speaker, and the host of the Rock Your Money, Rock Your Life podcast. Rock joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to share how to live and lead with principles, and how to create transformational movements in business and life.
8/24/202142 minutes, 24 seconds
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Ann Miura-Ko on How To Become World Class In Your Field

Ann Miura-Ko is the co-founding partner of Floodgate, one of the world’s most successful venture capital firms, and was named one of the New York Times’ Top 20 Venture Capitalists Worldwide. She is a pioneer investor in many technical companies, and was one of the first investors in top organizations such as Lyft and Refinery 29. She is also a lecturer in entrepreneurship at Stanford, a member of Yale’s Board of Trustees, and founder of All Raise, a non-profit committed to improving diversity in funders and founders. Ann joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to share how she grew from a shy student into a world class performer, keys to success in venture capital, investing and much more.
8/17/202151 minutes, 26 seconds
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Martin Lindstrom on the Need for Common Sense in Business

Martin Lindstrom is one of the world’s leading thinkers on branding, culture and personal transformation. He’s the founder and chairman of the Lindstrom Company, the world’s leading brand and culture transformation group. He is the author of seven New York Times bestselling books, was named one of TIME Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People, and has been named one of Thinkers50’s top 50 Business Thinkers for three years running. His latest book, The Ministry of Common Sense, is a Wall Street Journal bestseller that helps businesses cut through red tape and better serve their customers. Martin joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss bringing common sense back to business and his latest book, The Ministry of Common Sense.
8/10/202152 minutes, 23 seconds
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Greg McKeown on Prioritizing What Matters Most

Greg McKeown is the NYT bestselling author of the Essentialism and Effortless. He is founder and CEO of McKeown Inc, an organization that helps leading companies such as Apple, Google and Pixar reach the next level of growth. Greg is also a world-renowned keynote speaker and host of the podcast What's Essential? with Greg McKeown. Greg joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss how to prioritize the essential things in work and in life.
8/3/202149 minutes, 51 seconds
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Conor Neill on World Class Speaking and Moving People to Action

Conor Neill is a sought after keynote speaker and speaking coach who teaches others how to craft their messaging to persuade and inspire others to join their cause. He is a serial entrepreneur who has founded five companies, a professor of Leadership Communications at IESE Business School in Barcelona, and a permanent faculty member of Entrepreneurs’ Organization’s Global Leadership Academy. His TEDx Talk has been viewed over four million times. Conor joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss how he recovered after losing everything, how to inspire others with world-class speaking, and finding meaning in life.
7/27/20211 hour, 2 minutes, 5 seconds
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Dr. Tasha Eurich on Building Self-Awareness

Dr. Tasha Eurich is one of the world's leading thinkers and researcher on self-awareness, psychology and business. Dr. Eurich has worked with clients such as the NBA, Walmart, Salesforce and more, and her TEDx talks have been viewed more than 6 million times. Thinkers50 also named Dr. Eurich one of the top 30 emerging management thinkers in the world, and a top 50 World Leader in Coaching. Dr. Eurich joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about why self-awareness is so crucial, why people overestimate their own self-awareness, and how to build this crucial quality.
7/20/202147 minutes, 2 seconds
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Hilary Corna on Bringing Humanity To Business

Hilary Corna helps organizations leverage the humanity of their people to get great results. She is the founder of the Human Way and provides counsel to senior management on organizational development challenges. She is on a mission to humanize business, and her work has been featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, ForbesWomen and more. She is also the author of the bestselling book One White Face, and the upcoming book Unprofessional. Hilary joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about the need for more humanity in business, becoming a management expert at a young age, and more.
7/13/202144 minutes, 14 seconds
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Sean Swarner on Beating Cancer Twice and Building Resilience (Repost)

Sean Swarner survived terminal cancer twice as a teenager. Despite facing those devastating diagnoses—and losing functionality in one of his lungs due to radiation treatment—he has become one of the most accomplished adventure sports figures on the planet.  Sean has climbed the highest peak on all seven continents, completed an Iron Man Triathlon and reached both the North and South Poles. Sean is the author of Keep Climbing: How I Beat Cancer and Reached the Top of the World, and is the subject of the documentary True North: The Sean Swarner Story On this episode of the Elevate Podcast, Sean sat down with host Robert Glazer to talk about how he beat cancer and went on to become one of Earth’s greatest adventurers.
7/6/202137 minutes, 42 seconds
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Whitney Johnson on Personal Disruption and Long-Term Career Growth (Repost)

Whitney has built her life and career around disruption.  She has been named one of the 50 leading business thinkers by Thinkers50 and is the author of several award winning books, including Disrupt Yourself and Build an “A” Team. Whitney has also been named a top 15 coach by Marshall Goldsmith and is the host of the Disrupt Yourself Podcast. Whitney joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about working on Wall Street, personal disruption, and why it’s sometimes necessary to take a step backwards in order to pursue the correct path.
6/29/202146 minutes, 20 seconds
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Dandapani on Living A More Focused, Freer Life (Repost)

Dandapani is a Hindu priest and entrepreneur who spent his first 10 years after university studying as a monk at a monastery in Hawaii. He concluded his study and took his well-honed knowledge of discipline, focus and energy management to help others harness their energy and build a life of purpose and joy. Dandapani has also delivered a TEDx Talk, “Unwavering Focus,” which has been viewed three million times. Dandapani joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about his time as a monk, the value of practicing how to focus, the importance of building high quality relationships, and how you can take control of your consciousness to live a more purposeful life. Three Key Things You'll Learn 1. How to avoid what Dandapani calls "practicing distraction." 2. How to improve your ability to focus, find balance and create more joy. 3. How to avoid energy vampires in your personal and professional life.
6/22/202153 minutes, 14 seconds
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Rory Vaden on Personal Branding and The Perfect Book Title

Rory Vaden is the co-founder of Brand Builders Group, a firm that helps clients identify their voice, tell their story and share their unique message. He is also the New York Times bestselling author of Take The Stairs, and is a world-class speaker who has competed in the World Championship of Public Speaking. Rory also has a TEDx Talk, How to Multiply Time, which has been viewed over 3 million times. Rory joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about becoming a top public speaker, creating and sharing a valuable, compelling personal brand, what makes a perfect book title, and much more.
6/15/202141 minutes, 13 seconds
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John Warrillow on Building A Business You Can Sell

John Warrillow is the founder of the Value Builder System, a software program that helps thousands of businesses build more value for customers and investors. He is also the bestselling author of three books, Built To Sell, The Automatic Customer, and his latest, The Art of Selling Your Business, which came out in January 2021. He is also the host of Built To Sell Radio. John joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about how to build a business that attracts lifetime customers and create your exit strategy.
6/8/202147 minutes, 45 seconds
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Nicole Sahin on How To Thrive In The Virtual Workplace

To celebrate the launch of his new book, How To Thrive In The Virtual Workplace, host Robert Glazer sits down with CEO Nicole Sahin for a wide-ranging discussion on the present and future of remote work. Nicole is the founder and CEO of Globalization Partners, an industry leading global Employer of Record that eliminates the traditional HR, legal and tax hurdles companies face when building global teams. She has been named a Top 100 Female Founder by Inc and does extensive work with non-profit organizations such as Water for People, Give Directly and School The World.
6/1/202141 minutes, 6 seconds
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Nir Eyal on Breaking Free of Technological Distraction (Repost)

Nir Eyal is an entrepreneur, investor and bestselling author of two books. His most recent, Indistractable, helps readers break free of technological distraction and live with more intention. Nir joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about why technology distracts us, how it influences our everyday lives, the impact it has on children—and their parents—and how you can free yourselves from distraction and choose your own life.
5/25/202156 minutes, 44 seconds
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John O’Leary on Surviving Disaster and Living In Awe

John O'Leary dramatically escaped death as a child. After a catastrophic accident left with with third degree burns all over his body, and a 1 percent chance of survival, John has dedicated his life to inspiring awe in others. John is an internationally acclaimed speaker, host of the popular Live Inspired Podcast, and the author of multiple bestselling book, including his latest, In Awe. John joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about overcoming his childhood accident, sharing his story worldwide, inspiring awe in others, and fatherhood.
5/18/202144 minutes, 25 seconds
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Erica Dhawan on Mastering Digital Body Language

Erica Dhawan is an expert on teamwork and collaboration in the digital age—even body language. She is an award winning keynote speaker and was named the ”Oprah of Management Thinkers,” by Thinkers50. She is also the author of two books, Get Big Things Done, and her latest, Digital Body Language, which publishes today. Erica has degrees from Harvard, MIT and Wharton, and has spoken at the Davos World Economic Forum, TEDx, and to companies as big as Coca-Cola, FedEx and Goldman Sachs. Erica joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about the new rules of digital communication, the role leaders play in the digital era, and how to communicate effectively, clearly and empathetically in a remote world. Show Notes on robertglazer.com 
5/11/202138 minutes, 39 seconds
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Cal Newport on Working and Living More Deeply (Repost)

Cal Newport is the Provost’s Distinguished Professor of Computer Science at Georgetown University.  In addition to his academic research, Cal writes about the intersection of culture and digital technology.  He is the NYT bestselling author of multiple books, including A World Without Email, Digital Minimalism, Deep Work, and So Good They Can’t Ignore You.  He is also the host of the Deep Questions Podcast, and has delivered a TEDx Talk, “Quit Social Media” which was been viewed nearly eight million times on YouTube. Cal joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about stepping back from an increasingly digital world, why “follow your passion,” is bad career advice, and more.
5/4/20211 hour, 6 minutes, 36 seconds
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Greg McKeown Returns with a New Book - Effortless

Greg McKeown is the New York Times bestselling author of Essentialism, and founder and CEO of McKeown Inc, an organization that helps leading companies reach the next level of growth. Greg is a world-renowned keynote speaker and host of the podcast What’s Essential? with Greg McKeown. He is also the author of a new book, Effortless: Make It Easier To Do What Matters Most. Greg joined Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss his new book, why the most important things in life don't have to be hard, and much more. Three Key Things You'll Learn 1. How to make it easier to do the most important things in life. 2. Simple ways to approach enormous tasks and projects. 3. How to learn and improve with less effort by focusing on the right things.
4/27/202149 minutes, 46 seconds
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Josh Linkner on Sparking Creative Breakthroughs in Life and Business

Josh Linkner is a brilliant expert on creativity and innovation. He is the founder and CEO of five tech companies that sold for a combined value of over $200 million. He is a highly respected business leader, venture capitalist, keynote speaker and even a gifted jazz guitarist. He is also the New York Times bestselling author of several books. His latest, Big Little Breakthroughs, is now available for purchase. Josh joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss his winding career path, how each of us can achieve daily creative breakthroughs, and how companies can unlock their collective creativity. Three Key Things You'll Learn How each person can tap into their vast reservoir of creative potential. What the 20-hour rule is, and how it can help you quickly develop expertise. Why you might want to create a fictional rival for yourself, or your organization.
4/20/202140 minutes, 55 seconds
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Dr. Lynda Ulrich on Choosing Happiness and Spreading Good News

Dr. Lynda Ulrich has made an intentional effort to share more good news with the world. She is the founder of Ever Widening Circles, an organization dedicated to connecting people around the globe to insights innovations and good news that would otherwise go uncelebrated. She is also the author of the recent book, Happiness Is An Option, and talented speaker who recently delivered a popular TEDx Talk. Lynda joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about creating happiness online, spreading good news, and believing in humanity during a time of adversity. 
4/13/202142 minutes, 47 seconds
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Aicha Evans on Zoox’s Path to Creating Autonomous Robotaxis

Aicha Evans is one of the world’s key drivers of innovation. She is the CEO of Zoox, a company dedicated to perfecting and producing self-driving, zero emissions vehicles. Before joining the company in early 2019, Evans also held several leadership roles at Intel Corporation, including most recently as Chief Strategy Officer. She is a member of the George Washington University Engineering Hall of Fame and was named to Business Insider’s list of 100 People Transforming Business. Aicha joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about leading the self-driving car revolution, her leadership journey and much more. Three Key Things You'll Learn How studying the humanities can yield valuable lessons in leadership. How Aicha advanced to the highest level of Intel. What the future of autonomous vehicles made hold.
4/6/202152 minutes, 9 seconds
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Warren Rustand on a Life of Purpose and Servant Leadership

Warren Rustand is a serial entrepreneur, educator and public servant, and he has dedicated his life to serving others in business, public service and his family life. Warren served as Appointments Secretary to President Gerald Ford, has been Chairman or CEO of 17 companies and has served on the board of more than 20 others. He is also the author of the new book, The Leader Within Us. Warren joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk how to working for President Ford, raising a family of seven children and 19 grandchildren, playing in the NBA, and building a purpose-driven life.
3/30/20211 hour, 29 minutes, 5 seconds
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Robert Rosenberg on Building Dunkin' Donuts into an Empire

Robert Rosenberg is the former CEO of Dunkin’ Donuts. During his leadership tenure, Rosenberg grew the company from a family business with 100 stores and $10 million in sales into a global enterprise with 6,500 stores and $2.5 billion in annual revenue. Rosenberg is also the author of the recent book, Around the Corner To Around the World, where he shares the history of his tenure and the lessons he learned along the way. Robert joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about the surprisingly dramatic history of Dunkin' building trust in a global organization, and the crucial responsibilities of every CEO.
3/23/202142 minutes, 58 seconds
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Erin Moriarty on A Life of True Crime Reporting

Erin Moriarty is one of America's top true crime reporters. She has been a CBS News journalist for three decades, serving as a correspondent on 48 Hours since 1990. Her work is featured throughout CBS’ news programs, and she is the host of the true-crime podcast My Life of Crime. Erin has received nine Emmy awards and has covered stories such as the Iraq War, the death of Princess Diana, the JonBenet Ramsey case and the story of infamous millionaire Robert Durst. Erin joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about how she prepares to interview accused criminals, how she broke into broadcast journalism, and much more.
3/16/202149 minutes, 55 seconds
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Kara Goldin on Building Hint and Being Undaunted

Kara Goldin is the founder and CEO of Hint Inc., known for its award winning Hint flavored water. She has been named EY Entrepreneur of the Year in Northern California, one of Fast Company’s Most Creative People in Business and one of Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs. She’s also the host of The Kara Goldin Show and the author of the new book, Undaunted. Kara joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about building a top beverage brand from scratch, her new book, and much more. Three Key Things You'll Learn How Kara overcame professional burnout and solved her health problems. How Kara built Hint from scratch, and created a health revolution. How Kara overcame the initial obstacles Hint faced and built a famous brand.
3/9/202141 minutes, 51 seconds
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Patty McCord on Netflix's Game-Changing Culture (Repost)

Patty McCord is one of the world’s greatest thinkers on company culture.  As the Chief Talent Officer at Netflix, she co-authored the Netflix Culture Deck, which Sheryl Sandberg called “maybe the most important document to come out of Silicon Valley,” and which completely changed the way leaders think about company culture. Patty joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about starting out in the company culture field, developing the Netflix Culture Deck and how to build an engaged, high-performing company with a world-renowned culture.
3/2/202152 minutes, 52 seconds
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Eric Siu on Leveling Up in Business and Life

Eric Siu, is a top expert on marketing and business. He’s an investor, founder and advisor. He is the Chairman of Single Grain, a digital marketing agency that has worked with companies like Amazon, Uber and Salesforce. He's the host of two podcasts, Marketing School with Neil Patel and Leveling Up. He’s also the author of a new book, Leveling Up, which releases Wednesday, February 24. Eric joined host Robert Glazer to talk about building his marketing career, and how to level up in business and life.
2/23/202129 minutes, 5 seconds
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Laura Gassner Otting on Building Life Around Your Mission

Laura Gassner Otting is an expert on helping others find alignment between their purpose and their work. She is a Washington Post bestselling author and keynote speaker who challenges readers and audiences to think beyond their limitations and discover their professional purpose. She has started and led multiple organizations and has authored two books, Mission Driven and Limitless. She has also delivered a TEDx talk, served on Hillary Clinton’s National Finance Committee and was a Presidential Appointee in Bill Clinton’s White House. Laura joined Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to share her lessons from the White House, how to excel by serving a greater mission, and more.
2/16/202146 minutes, 13 seconds
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Colin Bryar on Working with Jeff Bezos and Working Backwards

Colin Bryar worked on Amazon’s senior leadership team for 12 years, starting in 1998, including serving as Jeff Bezos’ Chief of Staff for two years. Colin is co-founder of Working Backwards LLC, an executive coaching firm, and the co-author of the new book Working Backwards: Insights, Stories, and Secrets from Inside Amazon, which is now available for purchase. Colin joins host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about Amazon's secrets to success, Jeff Bezos' leadership style and more. The core principles Amazon uses to achieve world-leading results. The essentials of Jeff Bezos' leadership style. The keys to Amazon's top-tier hiring strategy.
2/9/202138 minutes, 30 seconds
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Todd Hartley on Storytelling and World-Class Video Marketing

Todd Hartley is a master of marketing. He is the founder of WireBuzz, a firm that helps businesses amplify their sales with world class video marketing. He’s also a sought after speaker on video marketing, creating compelling marketing narratives, and leading others to overcome adversity. Todd joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about optimizing video presentation in an increasingly virtual workplace, how to become a top speaker, and much more. Three Key Things You'll Learn What Todd thinks is the next big opportunity in marketing and SEO. Which social platforms and channels companies should participate in, and which to avoid. How to create cold-outreach marketing that actually wins over customers.  
2/2/202139 minutes, 44 seconds
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Claude Silver on Working At VaynerMedia and Building a Heart-Driven Culture

Claude Silver is the Chief Heart Officer of VaynerMedia and has worked with Gary Vaynerchuk for nearly a decade. She is responsible for building a human-focused company culture and helping over 800 employees feel at home at the business. She is also a top-rated keynote speaker, host of the Silver Lining podcast and a top thought leader on organizational culture. Claude joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about leading a team of millennials, working with Gary Vee, and the secrets to building a culture with a world-class retention rate.
1/26/202143 minutes, 49 seconds
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Martin Lindstrom on His New Book: The Ministry of Common Sense

About Martin Lindstrom Martin Lindstrom is one of the world's leading thinkers on branding, culture and personal transformation. He’s the founder and chairman of the Lindstrom Company, the world’s leading brand and culture transformation group. He is the author of seven New York Times bestselling books, was named one of TIME Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People, and has been named one of Thinkers50’s top 50 Business Thinkers for three years running. His latest book, The Ministry of Common Sense, is now available for purchase wherever books are sold. Three Key Things You’ll Learn: Why companies need to do more to understand their customers. The key components of common sense every company and team needs. Why empathy and common sense go hand-in-hand, and how to leverage both.
1/19/202152 minutes, 23 seconds
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Gino Wickman on Traction, EOS and the Entrepreneurial Leap

Gino Wickman, is one of the most influential thinkers in the entrepreneurial ecosystem. He is the founder of EOS Worldwide and the creator of the Entrepreneurial Operating System, a practical method for helping companies achieve greatness. He has delivered over 1900 trainings to help companies implement EOS into their organizations and has transformed thousands of businesses with his work. He is the author of multiple bestselling books, including Traction, Rocket Fuel and his latest, Entrepreneurial Leap. Gino joined Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about how the best companies get in alignment, and what separates successful entrepreneurs from the pack. Three Key Things You'll Learn in This Episode How the best organizations use EOS to get in alignment. How to know when the time is right to start your entrepreneurial journey. Seven key traits all successful entrepreneurs need.
1/12/202147 minutes, 18 seconds
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Elevating Your Capacity in 2021 with Hal Elrod, Ann Miura-Ko, Dandapani and Sean Swarner

In a special end of year episode of the Elevate Podcast, host Robert Glazer shares four interviews from the virtual launch event for his latest book, Friday Forward, released in September 2020. Robert chats with Hal Elrod, bestselling author of The Miracle Morning, Ann Miura-Ko, one of the world's top venture capitalists, Dandapani, a Hindu priest, former monk and world-renowned keynote speaker, and Sean Swarner, a cancer survivor who has become one of the world's best endurance sportsmen. Each guest shares how they build their capacity personally and professionally, and offer tips to help you do the same.
1/5/202150 minutes, 30 seconds
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Derek Sivers on Changing Your Mind and Saying No

Derek Sivers is a former entrepreneur, founder of CD Baby, and a prolific writer, thinker, TED speaker and musician. He has optimized himself for creating and learning, and has cut most extraneous things from his life. Derek Sivers joined Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about the importance of saying no, pursuing goals and experiences that scare us, why he doesn’t consider himself an entrepreneur anymore and fostering creativity in work and life. Three Key Things You'll Learn How to know when to say no--and how to do it. The importance of allowing your mind to be changed. The importance of doing things that scare you.
12/22/20201 hour, 15 minutes, 48 seconds
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Rock Thomas on Creating Life-Changing Movements

Rock Thomas is the founder and CVO of Rock Thomas International, an organization that coaches others to achieve peak performance, and unlock their full potential. He is a serial entrepreneur, a bestselling author, a world-renowned speaker, and the host of the I Am Movement podcast. Rock joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about starting movements in others, growing up on a farm in Canada, building multiple businesses and coaching others to success.
12/15/202042 minutes, 24 seconds
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Ann Miura-Ko on Building A World Class Career and Life

Ann Miura-Ko is the co-founding partner of Floodgate, one of the world’s most successful venture capital firms, and was named one of the New York Times’ Top 20 Venture Capitalists Worldwide. She is a pioneer investor in many technical companies, and was one of the first investors in top organizations such as Lyft and Refinery 29. She is also a lecturer in entrepreneurship at Stanford, a member of Yale’s Board of Trustees, and founder of All Raise, a non-profit committed to improving diversity in funders and founders. Ann joined Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss building a world-class career, breaking into venture capital, evaluating ventures, and much more. Three Key Things You'll Learn The possibilities you can unlock by giving world-class effort. How Ann went from having severe stage-fright to becoming a champion debater. How to understand why some entrepreneurial ventures succeed, and others do not.
12/8/202051 minutes, 26 seconds
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Morra Aarons-Mele on Overcoming Professional Anxiety and Burnout

Morra Aarons-Mele is the founder of the social impact agency Women Online and an expert online marketer. She is the author of the bestselling book Hiding In The Bathroom, and her writing has been published in Harvard Business Review, The New York Times, The Oprah Magazine, the Wall Street Journal and more. She’s also the host of The Anxious Achiever podcast, presented by Harvard Business Review, and recently delivered a TED Talk entitled "3 Steps to Stop Remote Work Burnout." Morra joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about building her marketing career, coping with personal and professional anxiety, managing stress during COVID-19 and preventing remote work burnout. 1. How to talk about mental health in the workplace. 2. How to cope with anxiety and uncertainty during COVID-19. 3. Avoiding burnout while working from home.
12/1/202037 minutes, 37 seconds
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David Meltzer on Building A Fulfilling Life and Working in Sports

David Meltzer is the co-founder and CEO of Sports 1 Marketing, one of the world’s leading sports marketing firms, and a master coach and consultant. He is the bestselling author of three books, including his latest, Game-Time Decision Making, and the host of the top podcast The Playbook, from Entrepreneur. David joined host Robert Glazer to talk about working for the real life Jerry Maguire, starting a company with Warren Moon, and building personal values into his life and career to achieve fulfillment. Three Key Things You’ll Learn: How to identify when you've fallen into an unfulfilling cycle, and how to turn things around. How to build values and purpose into your life, and find happiness as a result. The importance of adopting an mindset of abundance and gratitude.
11/17/202040 minutes, 30 seconds
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Jamie Mustard on Why Some Ideas Stand Out, While Others Are Forgotten

Jamie Mustard, is an expert on why some ideas, products or messages stand out. He is a multi-media consultant, futurist, creative artist and Iconist. He has worked with leading companies like Cisco, Intel, Adidas and Wieden + Kennedy. He is the bestselling author of The Iconist, and his work has been featured by outlets such as NPR and ABC News. Jamie joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about why some ideas change the world, and others fall flat. Three Key Things You’ll Learn: How an appreciation for art can help us understand what ideas will resonate with the world. What Block Theory is, and why every business leader needs to understand it. How to craft a product or slogan that resonates with the masses.
11/10/202034 minutes, 32 seconds
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Todd Henry on Creativity and Unleashing Our Best Work

Todd Henry helps other unlock their creativity and passion in their work. He’s the founder of Accidental Creative, and delivers keynotes and workshops all over the world to help creative people and teams do brilliant work. Todd is the bestselling author of several books, including, The Motivation Code, which came out in October 2020. He is also the host of the very popular podcast, The Accidental Creative. Todd joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about how each of us can tap into our creativity and unleash our full potential. Three Key Things You'll Learn How individuals and teams can employ strategies and processes to build creativity. How creative workers can adapt to pandemic-era changes. How we can better understand what motivates us.
11/3/202041 minutes, 12 seconds
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John Ruhlin on Giving the World's Best Gifts

John Ruhlin helps leaders give world-class gifts to the most important people in their personal and professional lives.  He’s the founder and CEO of the Ruhlin group, the bestselling author of Giftology, and a keynote speaker who helps brands around the world step up their gifting game. In his second appearance on the show, John joined Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about why company swag is a waste of money, the greatest gift he's ever given, and why radical generosity is the key to business and personal achievement. Three Key Things You'll Learn: How Relationship Planning can scale your business. How to give the perfect gift: how much money to spend, what to give, and when to give it. How to develop a long-term orientation in your gifting practices.
10/27/202040 minutes, 4 seconds
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Halelly Azulay on Growing Top Leadership Talent

Halelly Azulay, is an expert on how organizations can build top talent with communication and emotional intelligence. Halelly is the founder of TalentGrow LLC, a consulting firm that helps develop leaders and teams for enterprises experiencing exponential growth. She is also the author of two books, Employee Development on a Shoestring and Strength To Strength, and has worked with organizations such as PricewaterhouseCoopers, Booz Allen Hamilton, the FDA and more. Halelly joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about building connections in work and life, how leaders can grow their team's talent, and the role of emotional intelligence in leadership.
10/20/202040 minutes, 55 seconds
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Dave McKeown on Developing World Class Leadership Skills

Dave McKeown, is a top flight leadership coach who helps teams excel by doing ordinary things extraordinarily well. Dave is founder and CEO of Outfield Leadership, a firm dedicated to helping business leaders empower their teams and build their companies. He is the author of The Self-Evolved Leader and a world-renowned keynote speaker for audiences such as Inc 500, Growco, Bank of America and more. Dave also writes a weekly column for Inc and is the host of the podcast Lead Like You Give a Damn. Dave joined Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about how to build world-class leadership skills and lead a top-performing team. 
10/13/202036 minutes, 27 seconds
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Julie Ann Sullivan on Building A Culture Employees Love

Julie Ann Sullivan is a leading thinker on company culture and employee engagement. Julie Ann is the founder of Learning Never Ends, an organization that helps companies improve their culture, and she is a celebrated keynote speaker who has worked with McDonalds, Bayer, Highmark and more. Julie Ann is also the host of the Mere Mortals United and Businesses That Care podcasts, and the bestselling author of several books, including her latest, Catalysts of Culture. Julie Ann joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss how leaders can build world-class culture in their organizations.
10/6/202036 minutes, 2 seconds
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Todd Herman on Coaching the World's Top Athletes, CEOs and Performers

Todd Herman has helped some of the world's best performers in all walks of life reach their full potential. He is an entrepreneur, coach and mentor who has been working with the world's top athletes and leaders for over 20 years. Todd’s professional training programs are delivered annually to over 200,000 professionals in 73 countries and he has been featured on the Today Show, CBS, Business Insider and more. He is also the author of the Wall Street Journal bestseller The Alter Ego Effect.   Todd joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about building a coaching career from scratch, how the best in the world unlock their best selves, and more.
9/29/202052 minutes, 2 seconds
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Jacob Morgan on the Future of Work and Leadership

Jacob Morgan, is one of the world's leading futurists and a premier authority on the future of work, the employee experience and leadership. Jacob is the bestselling author of four books, including The Future of Work and his latest, The Future Leader, which was released early this year. He is a TED Speaker, founder of The Future of Work University and the host of the podcast The Future of Work with Jacob Morgan. Jacob joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about how work will evolve in the future, what leaders can do to prepare for that future, permanent changes from the pandemic, and more. 
9/22/202036 minutes, 54 seconds
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Liz Wiseman on Building a Team of Multipliers

Liz Wiseman is one of the world's top experts on leadership coaching. She is founder and CEO of the Wiseman Group, a leadership research and development firm that works with clients such as Apple, Disney, Facebook and Google. Liz is a frequent guest lecturer at BYU and Stanford, has been recognized by Thinkers50 as the top leader thinker in the world in 2019, and is the author of several New York Times bestselling books, including Multipliers, The Multiplier Effect, and Rookie Smarts. Liz joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about working with Larry Ellison at Oracle, training leaders to make others better, and building a team of multipliers.
9/15/20201 hour, 3 minutes, 12 seconds
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Bobby Herrera on The Gift of Struggle

Bobby Herrera is one of the most gifted storytellers in business. Bobby is the co-founder and president of Populus Group, an organization that helps businesses manage non-permanent employees. He is a former Army veteran, a top rated keynote speaker and the author of The Gift of Struggle. Bobby has also been hailed as "the best CEO you have never heard of," by Patrick Lencioni Bobby joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about the benefits of struggle, helping his employees grow, fatherhood and more.
9/8/202050 minutes, 12 seconds
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Greg McKeown on Essentialism and What Really Matters

Greg McKeown helps leaders determine what is essential, at work and in life. Greg is the author of the NYT bestseller Essentialism, and founder and CEO of McKeown Inc, an organization that helps leading companies reach the next level of growth. He has worked with clients like Apple, Google, Facebook, Pixar and more, and has been featured in the New York Times, Fast Company, Politico and Harvard Business Review. Greg is also a world-renowned keynote speaker and host of the podcast Essentialism with Greg McKeown. Greg joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss how to prioritize the essentials in work and in life.
9/1/202049 minutes, 51 seconds
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Conor Neill on World Class Speaking and Moving People to Action

Conor Neill is one of the world's premier experts on moving people to action. Conor is a sought after keynote speaker and speaking coach who teaches others how to craft their messaging to persuade and inspire others to join their cause. He is a serial entrepreneur who has founded five companies, a professor of Leadership Communications at IESE Business School in Barcelona, and a permanent faculty member of Entrepreneurs' Organization's Global Leadership Academy. Conor joins host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss how he recovered after losing everything, how to inspire others with world-class speaking, and finding meaning in life.
8/25/20201 hour, 2 minutes, 5 seconds
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Elle Russ on Comedy, Holistic Health and Podcasting

Elle Russ, is an established thought-leader on health and well-being. A former comedian and comedy writer at the world-famous Second City comedy theater in Chicago, she now hosts Mark Sisson's popular Primal Blueprint Podcast. She has written two books, including The Paleo Thyroid Solution, which helps readers reclaim their health, and has helped thousands of people overcome health challenges and live healthier lives. Elle joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about getting her start in comedy, television writing, treating her debilitating thyroid problem, and helping others elevate their health.
8/18/202043 minutes, 50 seconds
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Dave Kerpen on Building a Likable Brand

Dave Kerpen has mastered the art of likability. Now he teaches leading brands to do the same. He is the founder of Likeable Local, which uses tailor social media campaigns to help companies reach a broader audience. He is also the New York Times Bestselling author of books such as Likeable Social Media and The Art of People. Dave is also world-renowned keynote speaker, and has been featured in CNBC, NYT and more. Dave joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about becoming the top salesman at Disney, starring on a reality tv show, getting his $100,000 wedding sponsored, and more.
8/11/202037 minutes, 47 seconds
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John Jantsch on Self-Reliance and Duct Tape Marketing

John Jantsch is one of the most creative marketing voices business today. John is a marketing consultant and founder of the small business consulting firm Duct Tape Marketing. He is also an acclaimed keynote speaker, bestselling author of several books, including Duct Tape Marketing and his latest, The Self-Reliant Entrepreneur, and host of the popular Duct Tape Marketing Podcast. John joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about his career, building a marketing agency from scratch, and the importance of self-reliance in business.
8/4/202034 minutes, 37 seconds
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Dr. Tasha Eurich on the Importance of Self-Awareness

While over 90 percent of us believe we are self-aware, only 15 percent of us actually are. Dr. Tasha Eurich is one of the world's leading thinkers and researcher on self-awareness, a crucial skill every leader needs to have. Dr. Eurich has directly with 20,000 leaders and spoken to 100,000 more, with clients including the NBA, Walmart, Salesforce and more, and her TEDx talks have been viewed more than 6 million times. Thinkers50 also named Dr. Eurich one of the top 30 emerging management thinkers in the world, and a top 50 World Leader in Coaching. Dr. Eurich joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about self-awareness, organizational psychology and more.
7/28/202047 minutes, 2 seconds
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James Clear on the Life-Changing Power of Atomic Habits (Repost)

James Clear is one of the world's leading experts on forming and maintaining positive habits. He is the author of the smash hit book Atomic Habits, which spent 15 months on the New York Times bestseller list, the creator of the popular 3-2-1 newsletter, and a sought-after keynote speaker. James joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about forming the habits that drive lasting change in our lives and careers.
7/21/202045 minutes, 56 seconds
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Dan Schawbel on Personal Branding and Humanity in the Workplace

Dan Schawbel, is part of a new generation of business leaders.  He is the Managing Partner of Workplace Intelligence, a research and advisory firm helping HR adapt to trends, drive performance and prepare for the future. He is the New York Times bestselling author of three books: Back to Human, Promote Yourself and Me 2.0, and the host of the 5 Questions podcast, where he interviews world-class humans like Richard Branson, Condoleezza Rice, Rachael Ray, Gary Vaynerchuk, and Jay Shetty.  Dan joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss personal branding, the future of work, and prioritizing mental health in the professional world. 
7/14/202040 minutes, 38 seconds
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Gretchen Rubin on the Keys to Happiness

Gretchen Rubin is the author of several books, including #1 New York Times bestsellers The Happiness Project, Happier at Home, Better Than Before and The Four Tendencies. Her books have sold almost three million copies and been published in more than thirty languages. Gretchen and her sister, Elizabeth, also have their own podcast called Happier where they discuss good habits and happiness. Gretchen joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss risk taking, happiness, purposeful growth, and our unique tendencies.
7/7/20201 hour, 1 minute, 56 seconds
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Jordan Paris on Having a Growth Mindset

Jordan Paris learned a young age what some people never grasp—adopting a growth mindset. At just 22 years old, Jordan Paris has become a successful entrepreneur, author of two books and host of the popular podcast Growth Mindset University.  Jordan has also been featured in Forbes, Market Watch, Men’s Health, NASDAQ and more. Jordan joined Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about deciding at a young age to never have another boss, innovative career paths, and constantly improving.
6/30/202035 minutes, 42 seconds
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Ayele Shakur on BUILD and Creating Equality Through Education

Ayele Shakur is one of the most innovative thinkers in education and equality. She is the CEO of BUILD.org, a national organization that identifies self-driven and underserved high school students; provides them with the inspiration, skills, actual experience, and mentorship necessary for success; and connects them with business leaders. Ayele is an advisor to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s Equitable Futures Initiative, has had her writing featured in HuffPost, the Hill and Entrepreneur Magazine, and is a sought-after keynote speaker. Ayele joined Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about how education can be improved to create more opportunity and equity for underserved communities.
6/25/202049 minutes, 34 seconds
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Derek Sivers on Saying No, Doing What Scares Us and Living for the Future

Derek Sivers is a true renaissance man. He's a former entrepreneur, founder of CD Baby, and a prolific writer, thinker, TED speaker and musician. He has optimized himself for creating and learning, and has cut most extraneous things from his life. Derek Sivers joined Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about the importance of saying no, pursuing goals and experiences that scare us, why he doesn't consider himself an entrepreneur anymore and fostering creativity in work and life.
6/23/20201 hour, 15 minutes, 39 seconds
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Dr. Benjamin Hardy on Why Personality Isn't Permanent

Dr. Benjamin Hardy insists we are capable of changing our personalities for the better. He is an organizational psychologist and bestselling author of multiple books, including Willpower Doesn't Work and his latest, Personality Isn't Permanent, which published today! Ben was the No. 1 writer in the world on Medium.com for four consecutive years, and his articles are read by millions of people worldwide. Ben joined Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss his new book, how we can change our personality for the better, and more.
6/16/202056 minutes, 10 seconds
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Dr. Abdul-Malik Muhammad on How to Affect Positive Change (Repost)

As people look to make change in the world around them, they can start by learning from people like Dr. Abdul-Malik Muhammad. Dr. Muhammad is the founder of Akoben, an inspiring organization that provides training, consulting and keynotes with the goal of transforming individuals, organizations and communities and positively affecting change. Dr. Muhammad has served as a teacher, principal, campus president, and executive and state director of a multitude of national and international organizations. He has also been a grassroots organizer, activist and advocate for marginalized youth for nearly 25 years. Dr. Muhammad joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about how to make a positive change in the world.
6/11/202043 minutes, 7 seconds
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Jason Fried on Remote Work, Basecamp and Getting Rid of FOMO

Jason Fried is one of the business world's most innovative thinkers and leaders. He's the co-founder and CEO of the product management tool, Basecamp, and the creator of the popular blog Signal vs Noise. He is also the bestselling author of Remote: Office Not Required and Rework. Jason joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about Basecamp's innovative culture, remote work, and more.
6/9/202032 minutes, 29 seconds
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Daniel Pink on Motivation, Timing and Peak Performance (Repost)

Daniel Pink is the New York Times Bestselling Author of six books, including When, Drive and A Whole New Mind. He's a leading expert on the intersection between psychology, work and human performance, and his work has been translated into 37 languages. Dan joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss the secrets behind human motivation, how time of day affects our performance, and much more.
6/2/202053 minutes, 18 seconds
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Keith Ferrazzi on Co-Elevation and Leading Without Authority

Keith Ferrazzi has transformed the way we think about building lasting, mutually-beneficial professional relationships. He’s an entrepreneur, world-renowned speaker and NYT bestselling author. Keith is Chairman of Ferrazzi Greenlight and its Research Institute and coaches Fortune 100 company leaders and executive teams on leadership, professional relationships and building great teams. He is also the author of the #1 New York Times bestsellers Who’s Got Your Back and Never Eat Alone. His new book, Leading Without Authority, is now available for purchase. Keith joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about becoming the youngest CMO in the history of Deloitte Consulting, become one of the business world’s greatest thinkers, his principle of Co-Elevation, and more.
5/26/202043 minutes, 42 seconds
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Philip McKernan on Clarifying Your Life's Purpose

Philip McKernan needs just a few minutes with somebody to understand what they want in life. Philip is a world-renowned coach, bestselling author and keynote speaker. As a coach, works with entrepreneurs and business leaders to help them find clarity on what their passion is in life, and setting them on the path to achieving that clear purpose.   Philip joins host Robert Glazer on this Elevate Podcast episode to talk about finding clarity for others and his journey to becoming a coach.
5/19/202045 minutes, 1 second
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Tucker Max on How to Publish Your First Book

Tucker Max is one of the most successful writers of his generation. He’s also spent the past decade helping others get published as well. He’s a 4-time New York Times bestselling author and the fourth writer to have three books on the New York Times Non-Fiction Bestseller List at the same time.  He’s also the co-founder of Scribe Media, a company that helps authors write, publish and market their books. In his second appearance on the Elevate Podcast, Tucker joined host Robert Glazer to talk about why now is the right time for aspiring authors to write their first book, what authors need to know about the publishing world, and more.
5/12/202032 minutes, 48 seconds
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Safi Bahcall on Biotech, Optimism During COVID-19 and Loonshots

Safi Bahcall is a brilliant and audacious thinker on physics, biotech and entrepreneurship. He’s a physicist, biotech entrepreneur and former CEO.  He was named the EY Biotechnology Entrepreneur of the Year in New England and worked on the President Obama’s Council of Science Advisors in 2011.  He is also a widely-renowned speaker and author of the Wall Street Journal bestseller Loonshots. Safi joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about transitioning from science into entrepreneurship, how a joke helped him get on the President Obama’s council of science advisors and why he’s more optimistic than most about the possibility of COVID-19 treatment.
5/5/20201 hour, 1 minute, 28 seconds
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Mike Michalowicz on Solving Problems and Tackling Crises in Business

Mike Michalowicz quit his first job with an angry voicemail. Then, he built three multi-million-dollar companies before he turned 35. He is a serial entrepreneur, an international advocate for entrepreneurship and a world renowned keynote speaker.  Mike is the author of multiple bestselling books, including Profit First, The Pumpkin Plan and the newly released Fix This Next, which is now available for purchase. Mike joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about the hierarchy of needs for every business and how leaders can cater do those needs during a crisis—without burning themselves out.
4/28/202042 minutes, 3 seconds
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Rana el Kaliouby on Girl Decoded and the Human Side of AI

Rana el Kaliouby is a leading thinker on a technological development that will change our entire world—artificial intelligence. She is co-founder and CEO of Affectiva (A-Fectiva), an MIT Media Lab spin-off that pioneers Human Perception AI, or artificial intelligence that can understand all things human. Rana has a PhD from University of Cambridge and a Post Doctoral degree from MIT. She has delivered a TED Talk that has been. viewed nearly 2 million times and is the author of the new book, Girl Decoded, which released April 21. Rana joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about growing up in Egypt and Kuwait, studying at the world’s top educational institutions, her work developing AI, and much more.
4/21/202037 minutes, 18 seconds
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Friday Forward – Stories of Inspiration During COVID-19

On a new episode of the Elevate Podcast, host Robert Glazer shares four posts from Friday Forward, his inspirational newsletter that reaches 200,000 leaders around the world each week. Hear stories about the opportunity to be the calming force others need right now, the way we can appreciate the extra time we have with our families, the value of generosity in challenging times, and the necessity for us to keep a forward-focused, giving mindset during this crisis. You can join the 200,000 people who get Friday Forward each week by signing up today!
4/14/202014 minutes, 44 seconds
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Friday Forward - Choice Words and 2020 Vision

In a new episode of Friday Forward Audio, Robert Glazer reads two posts from his Friday Forward newsletter that reaches 200,000 leaders worldwide each week.   In Choice Words, Robert shares the enormous impact constructive feedback can have on the people we lead, and why it's crucial to choose our words carefully in that context.  Then, in 2020 Vision, Robert shares his experience making vision boards with his family, and explains why it's made such an impact. You can join the 200,000 people who receive Friday Forward each week by signing up today!
4/7/20208 minutes, 13 seconds
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Friday Forward - Alter Ego and Conspiracy Theories

In a new episode of Friday Forward Audio, Robert Glazer reads two posts from his Friday Forward newsletter that reaches 100,000 leaders worldwide each week.   In Alter Ego, Robert shares how the Masked Singer reveals a key truth about peak-performance.  Then, in Conspiracy Theories, Robert discusses how conspiracy theories have become increasingly common, and are often a way to avoid a difficult truth. You can join the 100,000 people who receive Friday Forward each week by signing up today!
3/31/20207 minutes, 44 seconds
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Dorie Clark on Boosting Your Career with Personal Branding

Dorie Clark, is one of the world’s most-respected thinkers on personal branding.  Dorie is a bestselling author, professor, coach and consultant who helps people transform themselves into thought-leaders on their areas of expertise.  Dorie is the author of three books, has lectured at Duke, Harvard, Stanford, Wharton, and has consulted with companies such as Google, Morgan Stanley, Microsoft and many more. Dorie joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about getting her start in politics, building expertise, establishing a consistent, compelling personal brand and more.
3/24/202041 minutes, 4 seconds
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Friday Forward – Last Talk and Challenge Network

On a new episode of the Elevate Podcast, host Robert Glazer shares two posts from Friday Forward, his inspirational newsletter that reaches 100,000 leaders around the world each week. In Last Talk, Robert shares Philip McKernan's emotionally impactful One Last Talk program and tells the story of when Robert and Philip conducted the program at Acceleration Partners' annual AP Summit. Then, in Challenge Network, Robert shares how Adam Grant and Tim Ferriss each have a group of confidants who critique their work, rather than tell them what they want to hear. You can join the 100,000 people who get Friday Forward each week by signing up today!
3/17/20207 minutes, 39 seconds
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Stewart Friedman on the Urgency of Leadership in Parenting

Stew Friedman has focused much of his career on studying work/life integration and advocating for a better environment for working parents. He is the founding director of the Wharton Leadership Program at University of Pennsylvania, a best selling author, and an award-winning professor who inspires “rock star adoration from his students,” according to the New York Times.  His latest book, Parents Who Lead, shares how working parents can balance their responsibilities and build a better future for themselves and their children. Stew joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about his research into working parents, why this issue is so urgent, and ways that parents can excel personally and professionally.
3/10/202047 minutes, 11 seconds
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Michael Bungay Stanier on Coaching and The Advice Trap

Michael Bungay Stanier has changed the way we talk about coaching.  He’s also done the near impossible: self-publishing a worldwide bestseller. Michael is the founder of Box of Crayons, who works with brands such as Yahoo and TD Bank get the most out of their talent.  Michael is also a top-rated keynote speaker, he has spoken to organizations such Microsoft and Salesforce. He is also the Wall Street Journal bestselling author of The Coaching Habit and Do More Great Work and has new book The Advice Trap which should be out when this podcast releases. Michael joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about growing up in Australia, his path to become a coach, turning The Coaching Habit into a self-published bestseller and more.
3/3/202046 minutes, 27 seconds
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Whitney Johnson on Personal Disruption and Being a World-Renowned Coach

Whitney Johnson knows the best way to push people beyond their own limits and help them reach their goals. Whitney has been named one of the 50 leading business thinkers by Thinkers50 and is the author of several award winning books, including Disrupt Yourself: Putting the Power of Disruptive Innovation to Work and Build an “A” Team: Play To Their Strengths and Lead Them Up the Learning Curve.  Whitney has also been named a top 15 coach by Marshall Goldsmith and is the host of the Disrupt Yourself Podcast. Whitney joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about working on Wall Street, personal disruption, and why it’s sometimes necessary to take a step backwards in order to pursue the correct path.
2/25/202046 minutes, 20 seconds
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David Rendall on Embracing What Makes Us Unique

David Rendall has built a career on helping people embrace what makes them unique. David is a leadership professor, non-profit executive, stand-up comedian and keynote speaker to clients such as Microsoft, AT&T, the US Air Force, and more.  He is also the author of four books, including The Freak Factor, The Four Factors of Effective Leadership, and Pink Goldfish. David joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about growing up unique, parenting, how the school system lets many kids down, and embracing our true selves to become our best. A big thanks to our episode sponsor SaneBox! Is email a soul crushing distraction? If so, then you need SaneBox. SaneBox’s Artificial Intelligence monitors your Inbox. Automatically, knucklehead email is moved to your SaneLater folder. All that’s left is the important stuff and your smiles. If you know how email folders work, then you know how SaneBox works. Find an email in the wrong folder? Just move it! Nothing to learn. Nothing to install. SaneBox works directly with every single email server or service that has ever been created. Get a free two-week trial AND a $25 credit, by visiting https://www.sanebox.com/elevate.
2/18/202056 minutes, 24 seconds
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Lou Diamond on Creating Mutually Beneficial Connections

Lou Diamond knows how to instantly make deep personal and professional connections. Described as THE Master Connector, Lou works with top performers in strengthening sales, relationship management, business development and executive coaching.  Lou is also a highly-regarding speaker whose keynote presentation, “Connect to Thrive” has been viewed by audiences worldwide.  Lou is also the CEO of Thrive and host of the Thrive LOUD Podcast. Lou joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast, to talk about growing up how to make lasting, mutually beneficial connections in business and in life. A big thanks to our episode sponsor SaneBox! Is email a soul crushing distraction? If so, then you need SaneBox. SaneBox’s Artificial Intelligence monitors your Inbox. Automatically, knucklehead email is moved to your SaneLater folder. All that’s left is the important stuff and your smiles. If you know how email folders work, then you know how SaneBox works. Find an email in the wrong folder? Just move it! Nothing to learn. Nothing to install. SaneBox works directly with every single email server or service that has ever been created. Get a free two-week trial AND a $25 credit, by visiting https://www.sanebox.com/elevate.
2/11/202040 minutes, 42 seconds
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Ben Greenfield on Mastering Health and Physical Optimization

Ben Greenfield is one of the world’s greatest experts on health and human performance. He is a human performance consultant, speaker, trainer to thousands of people around the world—from CEOs, to soccer-moms, to the world’s top professional athletes.  He is also the New York Times bestselling author of 13 books.  His new one, Boundless, is a comprehensive blueprint to help readers optimize their cognitive and physical performance and take their health to the highest level. Ben joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast, to talk about growing up home-schooled in rural Idaho, becoming one of the world’s best triathlete, thoughts on fitness training and biohacking, and more. A big thanks to our episode sponsor SaneBox! Is email a soul crushing distraction? If so, then you need SaneBox. SaneBox’s Artificial Intelligence monitors your Inbox. Automatically, knucklehead email is moved to your SaneLater folder. All that’s left is the important stuff and your smiles. If you know how email folders work, then you know how SaneBox works. Find an email in the wrong folder? Just move it! Nothing to learn. Nothing to install. SaneBox works directly with every single email server or service that has ever been created. Get a free two-week trial AND a $25 credit, by visiting https://www.sanebox.com/elevate.
2/4/202057 minutes, 42 seconds
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Kim Scott on Transforming Business Through Radical Candor

Kim Scott is the author of Radical Candor: Be a Kickass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity, a New York Times and Wall Street Journal Best Seller. She is also the co-founder of the company, Radical Candor, LLC. Kim has been an advisor at Dropbox, Kurbo, Qualtrics, ReelGoodApp, Rolltape, Shyp, Twitter, and several other Silicon Valley companies. She was a member of the faculty at Apple University and before that led AdSense, YouTube, and Doubleclick Online Sales and Operations at Google. Kim sat down with host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss why Radical Candor is so crucial to building healthy, productive professional relationships. A big thanks to our episode sponsor, The Next Big Idea Club! This episode of Elevate is brought to you by The Next Big Idea Club. If you’re looking for bestsellers before they become bestsellers, then this book club is for you. Curated by Daniel Pink (When, Drive, To Sell is Human), Malcolm Gladwell (The Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers), Susan Cain (Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that Can't Stop Talking) and Adam Grant (Give and Take, Originals), The Next Big Idea Club is a book subscription community where these brilliant, bestselling authors select each season's most exciting new nonfiction books and then send them straight to you. Use link https://www.nextbigideaclub.com/10off and get 10% off your subscription! There's also a 3-day FREE trial on the BYOB (Bring Your Own Book) option on that page as well.
1/28/202057 minutes, 19 seconds
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Cameron Herold on a Life of Entrepreneurship, Running Better Meetings and Vivid Vision

Cameron Herold, is one of the most gifted problem solvers in the entrepreneurial world. Cameron is a life-long entrepreneur, a master of operations, coach and keynote speaker.  Cameron is the author of multiple bestsellers, including Meetings Suck and Vivid Vision.  He is also the founder of the COO Alliance, the world’s leading organization for Chief Operations Officers. Cameron joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about his lifelong entrepreneurial journey, the vital role second-in-commands play in business, running better meetings and the importance of having a vivid vision in any organization. A big thanks to our episode sponsors the Predictive Index and SaneBox! Every business leader wants to get the right people in the right seats at their company. A leading talent optimization firm, Predictive Index has the tools you need to get the most out of your teams and make sure you have the people you need to build the business you want. You can request a demo of the Predictive Index by going to predictiveindex.com/elevate/. SaneBox Is email a soul crushing distraction? If so, then you need SaneBox. SaneBox’s Artificial Intelligence monitors your Inbox. Automatically, knucklehead email is moved to your SaneLater folder. All that’s left is the important stuff and your smiles. If you know how email folders work, then you know how SaneBox works. Find an email in the wrong folder? Just move it! Nothing to learn. Nothing to install. SaneBox works directly with every single email server or service that has ever been created. Get a free two-week trial AND a $25 credit, by visiting https://www.sanebox.com/elevate.
1/21/202043 minutes, 32 seconds
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Cal Newport on Quitting Social Media, Deep Work and Digital Minimalism

In an increasingly online, social media saturated landscape, Cal Newport has worked to disconnect almost completely. Cal is the Provost’s Distinguished Professor of Computer Science at Georgetown University.  In addition to his academic research, Cal writes about the intersection of culture and digital technology.  He is the author of multiple books, including the NYT Bestseller Digital Minimalism, the WSJ Bestseller Deep Work, and So Good They Can’t Ignore You, which tackles how people can truly do something they love in their career.  He also delivered a TEDx Talk, “Quit Social Media” which was been viewed nearly six million times on YouTube. Cal joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about stepping back from an increasingly digital world, why “follow your passion,” is bad career advice, and more. A big thanks to our episode sponsors the Predictive Index and SaneBox! Every business leader wants to get the right people in the right seats at their company. A leading talent optimization firm, Predictive Index has the tools you need to get the most out of your teams and make sure you have the people you need to build the business you want. You can request a demo of the Predictive Index by going to predictiveindex.com/elevate/. SaneBox Is email a soul crushing distraction? If so, then you need SaneBox. SaneBox’s Artificial Intelligence monitors your Inbox. Automatically, knucklehead email is moved to your SaneLater folder. All that’s left is the important stuff and your smiles. If you know how email folders work, then you know how SaneBox works. Find an email in the wrong folder? Just move it! Nothing to learn. Nothing to install. SaneBox works directly with every single email server or service that has ever been created. Get a free two-week trial AND a $25 credit, by visiting https://www.sanebox.com/elevate.
1/14/20201 hour, 6 minutes, 36 seconds
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David Meerman Scott on Building a Passionate Fanbase

David Meerman Scott has established himself as one of the world’s leading voices on marketing trends and business growth. He’s a bestselling author and world-renowned keynote speaker who has spoken on all seven continents and at companies such as Microsoft.  He is the author of multiple bestsellers, including The New Rules of Marketing of Marketing and PR and the new release, Fanocracy, which he co-authored with his daughter, Reiko Scott. David joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about the trends he has foreseen in the marketing world, the importance of building a loyal, passionate fanbase, speaking on all seven continents and writing a book with his daughter. A big thanks to our episode sponsors the Predictive Index and SaneBox! Every business leader wants to get the right people in the right seats at their company. A leading talent optimization firm, Predictive Index has the tools you need to get the most out of your teams and make sure you have the people you need to build the business you want. You can request a demo of the Predictive Index by going to predictiveindex.com/elevate/. SaneBox Is email a soul crushing distraction? If so, then you need SaneBox. SaneBox’s Artificial Intelligence monitors your Inbox. Automatically, knucklehead email is moved to your SaneLater folder.  All that’s left is the important stuff and your smiles. If you know how email folders work, then you know how SaneBox works. Find an email in the wrong folder? Just move it! Nothing to learn. Nothing to install.  SaneBox works directly with every single email server or service that has ever been created Get a free two-week trial AND a $25 credit, by visiting https://www.sanebox.com/elevate. .
1/7/202048 minutes, 16 seconds
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Friday Forward – Two Hours and In Control

On a new episode of the Elevate Podcast, host Robert Glazer shares two posts from Friday Forward, his inspirational newsletter that reaches 100,000 leaders around the world each week. In Two Hours, Robert talks about Eliud Kipchoge running the first sub-two hour marathon, and the lessons in leadership his achievement provides. Then, with In Control, Robert shares the importance of only focusing on what we can control, and not worrying about what we can't. You can join the 100,000 people who get Friday Forward each week by signing up today!
12/24/20199 minutes, 28 seconds
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Erin Moran on Lessons Learned from Changing the Hospitality Industry

Erin Moran has focused her career on how to build great company cultures. After a decade at Great Place to Work, Erin joined Danny Meyer’s nationally-renowned Union Square Hospitality Group as Chief of Culture.  In the years since, she has developed and implemented innovative culture aspects such as comprehensive family leave and a more equitable alternative to tipping at USHG’s award winning restaurants. Erin joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about what makes a great culture, her many game-changing policies at USHG, and more. A big thanks to our episode sponsors the Predictive Index! Every business leader wants to get the right people in the right seats at their company. A leading talent optimization firm, Predictive Index has the tools you need to get the most out of your teams and make sure you have the people you need to build the business you want. You can request a demo of the Predictive Index by going to predictiveindex.com/elevate/.
12/17/201940 minutes, 50 seconds
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Tom Gardner on Making Finance Fun and Creating a Famous Company Culture

Tom Gardner doesn’t think finance has to be boring.  He has built a company around making investing accessible, even fun, while creating a company culture that is famous in all industries. Tom is the co-founder and CEO of the Motley Fool, which started as a simple online investing guide he started with his brother David in 1993, and has grown into a business that reaches five million viewers each month and has thousands of employees.  While they have a strong track record for their financial advice, Tom and David have become even better known for Motley Fool’s flexible, innovative, fun company culture. Tom joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about running a business with his brother, making finance and investing accessible to all, and creating a renowned company culture. A big thanks to our episode sponsors HoneyBook and the Predictive Index! When you started your business, you probably didn’t do it so you could spend all day doing admin tasks like drafting proposals, contracts and invoices.  HoneyBook is here to help you do all the administrative things your business needs, but you don’t want to spend valuable time doing yourself. Professional templates, e-signature technology and booking software are just a few of the things HoneyBook can offer to help your business run efficiently and look professional to clients and vendors.  They can even consolidate services you already use, like G-Suite and MailChimp. Listeners of this podcast can get 50% off your first year of HoneyBook by going to Honeybook.com/elevate/. The Predictive Index Every business leader wants to get the right people in the right seats at their company. A leading talent optimization firm, Predictive Index has the tools you need to get the most out of your teams and make sure you have the people you need to build the business you want. You can request a demo of the Predictive Index by going to predictiveindex.com/elevate/.
12/10/201945 minutes, 32 seconds
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Friday Forward - Rise Up and Candy Land

In a new episode of Friday Forward on the Elevate Podcast, host Robert Glazer shares two posts from his weekly inspirational newsletter.  In Rise Up, Robert shares the need for us to add positivity online, and recognize the people who have helped us grow.  Then, in Candy Land, Bob tells a story of a company that had a record sales year, thanks to a candy jar. You can join the 100,000 people who receive Friday Forward each week by signing up today!
12/3/20197 minutes, 10 seconds
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Dan Rockwell on Leadership and a Life of Speaking

Dan Rockwell is one of the world’s most prolific and insightful thinkers on leadership.  He’s a former entrepreneur, consultant, world-renowned speaker and creator of Leadership Freak, a top leadership blog that has 450,000 subscribers around the world.  Named the #1 Most Socially Shared Leadership Blog on the Internet, Leadership Freak features daily wisdom on how leaders can improve, make life better for those around them, and be a positive force in the world. Dan joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about his life as a speaker, leader and writer, and to share how leaders can grow and help others. A big thanks to our episode sponsor The Predictive Index! Every business leader wants to get the right people in the right seats at their company. A leading talent optimization firm, Predictive Index has the tools you need to get the most out of your teams and make sure you have the people you need to build the business you want. You can request a demo of the Predictive Index by going to predictiveindex.com/elevate/.
11/26/201938 minutes, 37 seconds
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Warren Rustand on Working in the White House and Building a Life with Purpose

Warren Rustand is a serial entrepreneur, educator and public servant, and he has dedicated his life to serving others in business, public service and his family life. Warren served as Appointments Secretary to President Gerald Ford, has been Chairman or CEO of 17 companies and has served on the board of more than 20 others. He is also the author of The Leader Within Us, which released in January 2021. Throughout his career, Warren has dedicated time to educating others and improving the human condition wherever he finds it.  He was a previous Chairman of the World Presidents Organization, and is the Dean of Leadership for the Entrepreneurs’ Organization. Warren has 7 children, 19 grandchildren, and has been married for 55 years. Warren joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk how to working for President Ford, raising a family of seven children and 19 grandchildren, playing in the NBA, and building a purpose-driven life.
11/12/20191 hour, 29 minutes, 35 seconds
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Friday Forward – Character Coach and Imperfect Change

On a new episode of the Elevate Podcast, host Robert Glazer shares two posts from Friday Forward, his inspirational newsletter that reaches 100,000 leaders around the world each week. In Character Coach, Robert talks about youth athletics and the importance of teaching kids to be great teammates and high-character competitors.  In Imperfect Change, Bob shares the issues with doubling down on sunk costs, and why sometimes it's best to move on and make a necessary, if imperfect, change. You can join the 100,000 people who get Friday Forward each week by signing up today!
11/5/20199 minutes, 42 seconds
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Geoff Smart on the Best Way to Hire Top Talent

Geoff is the is the Founder and Chairman of ghSMART, a leading global management consulting firm for talent, and the co-author of three bestselling books.  One of those, Who: The A Method for Hiring, is a New York Times bestseller and is considered the leading resource on helping businesses hire and develop top talent.  Geoff has a PhD in organizational psychology and has personally advised three US Governors, White House Fellows and a President of the World Bank. Geoff joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk how to hire and retain talent, why so many people do interviews wrong, how companies can recruit better, and more. A big thanks to our episode sponsors HoneyBook and DoorDash! When you started your business, you probably didn’t do it so you could spend all day doing admin tasks like drafting proposals, contracts and invoices.  HoneyBook is here to help you do all the administrative things your business needs, but you don’t want to spend valuable time doing yourself. Professional templates, e-signature technology and booking software are just a few of the things HoneyBook can offer to help your business run efficiently and look professional to clients and vendors.  They can even consolidate services you already use, like G-Suite and MailChimp. Listeners of this podcast can get 50% off your first year of HoneyBook by going to Honeybook.com/elevate/. DoorDash Long day at work?  Still stuck at the office?  Treat yourself to the meal you deserve, and have your favorite restaurants come to you, with DoorDash.  DoorDash connects you to 340,000 restaurants in over 3,300 cities, so not only are your favorites on there, but you might a great new spot as well. Don’t worry about dinner, let dinner come to you.  Get $5 off your first order of $15 or more by downloading the DoorDash app and entering the promo code ELEVATE. Show Notes On this episode, you’ll learn about: How Geoff became the youngest person to earn a PhD at his Alma Mater. How Geoff developed the A Method for hiring, and what it recommends. How Geoff made ghSMART one of the world’s best talent consulting firms. What so many people do wrong when interviewing candidates, and how you can learn from their mistakes. How Geoff got a candidate to admit to slapping their former CEO during a job interview. A mistake Geoff has made, and what he learned from it.
10/29/201953 minutes, 3 seconds
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Friday Forward – The Saddle, Happy Campers and Saying No

On a new episode of the Elevate Podcast, host Robert Glazer shares three posts from Friday Forward, his inspirational newsletter that reaches 100,000 leaders around the world each week.  In The Saddle, Robert talks about the importance of getting back up after failure or misfortune.  In Happy Campers, Bob shares his family's summer camp experience, and the leadership lessons it provides.  Finally, Robert shares a great strategy for saying no with care and respect. You can join the 100,000 people who get Friday Forward each week by signing up today! 
10/22/201913 minutes, 4 seconds
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Patty McCord on Changing the Conversation on Company Culture

Patty McCord is one of the world’s greatest thinkers on company culture.  As the Chief Talent Officer at Netflix, she co-authored the Netflix Culture Deck, which Sheryl Sandberg called “maybe the most important document to come out of Silicon Valley,” and which completely changed the way leaders think about company culture. Patty joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about starting out in the company culture field, developing the Netflix Culture Deck and how to build an engaged, high-performing company with a world-renowned culture.  Then, Robert and Patty are joined by Emily Tetto, Acceleration Partners’ VP of Talent and Culture, for a conversation on the best way to build a great culture. A big thanks to our episode sponsor, HoneyBook! When you started your business, you probably didn’t do it so you could spend all day doing admin tasks like drafting proposals, contracts and invoices.  HoneyBook is here to help you do all the administrative things your business needs, but you don’t want to spend valuable time doing yourself. Professional templates, e-signature technology and booking software are just a few of the things HoneyBook can offer to help your business run efficiently and look professional to clients and vendors.  They can even consolidate services you already use, like G-Suite and MailChimp. Listeners of this podcast can get 50% off your first year of HoneyBook by going to Honeybook.com/elevate/.
10/15/201952 minutes, 52 seconds
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Elevate: Push Beyond Your Limits and Unlock Success in Yourself and Others

In a special episode of the Elevate Podcast, host Robert Glazer shares an excerpt from his new book, Elevate: Push Beyond Your Limits and Unlock Success in Yourself and Others. Elevate is a framework any person can use to build their capacity, set and achieve higher goals and build a life that fulfills them. Glazer shares why he wrote the book, how capacity building works, and why the lessons from Elevate will help not just readers, but the people closest to them. Elevate is endorsed by Adam Grant, Kim Scott, Dan Pink, Hal Elrod and others. It is available for purchase now, so get your copy today!
10/1/20198 minutes, 9 seconds
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Dandapani on Mastering the Mind, Studying in Monastery, and the Art of Focus

Dandapani has lived a unique and purpose-driven life.  He is a Hindu priest and entrepreneur who spent his first 10 years after university studying as a monk at a monastery in Hawaii.  He concluded his study and took his well-honed knowledge of discipline, focus and energy management to help others harness their energy and build a life of purpose and joy.  Dandapani has also delivered a TEDx Talk, “Unwavering Focus,” which has been viewed three million times. Dandapani joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about his time as a monk, the value of practicing how to focus, the importance of building high quality relationships, and how you can take control of your consciousness to live a more purposeful life. A big thanks to our episode sponsor, DoorDash Long day at work?  Still stuck at the office?  Treat yourself to the meal you deserve, and have your favorite restaurants come to you, with DoorDash.  DoorDash connects you to 340,000 restaurants in over 3,300 cities, so not only are your favorites on there, but you might a great new spot as well. Don’t worry about dinner, let dinner come to you.  Get $5 off your first order of $15 or more by downloading the DoorDash app and entering the promo code ELEVATE. Show Notes On this episode, you’ll learn about: Dandapani’s early life, including his decision to study at a monastery. What it’s really like to spend 10 years studying as a monk. Dandapani’s adjustment returning from the monastery, including his decision to become an entrepreneur. Why we have so much trouble focusing, and how we can practice it. How awareness, and understanding of our own mind, can improve our quality of life. The value of relationships, and the importance of prioritizing the most healthy ones over others. A mistake Dandapani has made, and what he learned from it.
9/27/201953 minutes, 14 seconds
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Friday Forward – Blame Game and Better or Worse

On a new episode of the Elevate Podcast, host Robert Glazer shares two more posts from Friday Forward, his inspirational newsletter that reaches 100,000 leaders around the world each week. In Blame Game, Robert discusses how rare true accountability can be, and highlights the importance of owning a mistake and learning from it. In Better or Worse, Robert shares how perspective is everything when responding to a difficult situation. You can join the 100,000 people who get Friday Forward each week by signing up today!
9/24/201910 minutes, 14 seconds
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JJ Virgin on Debunking Diet Myths and Being a Warrior Mom

JJ Virgin is one of the world’s leading experts on health, sharing knowledge of everything from exercise routine, to ideal diet, to managing physical and emotional stress.  She is a celebrity nutrition and fitness expert and the author of four New York Times bestsellers, including the The Virgin Diet, The Virgin Diet Cookbook and Warrior Mom.  JJ is a contributor to multiple media outlets, including the Huffington Post, the host of the JJ Virgin Lifestyle Podcast and has been featured on Dr. Phil, Dr. Oz, the Today Show and more. JJ joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about diet myths, tips to improving physical and mental health, and leading her family through a devastating tragedy—and coming out stronger on the other side. A big thanks to our episode sponsor, HoneyBook! When you started your business, you probably didn’t do it so you could spend all day doing admin tasks like drafting proposals, contracts and invoices.  HoneyBook is here to help you do all the administrative things your business needs, but you don’t want to spend valuable time doing yourself. Professional templates, e-signature technology and booking software are just a few of the things HoneyBook can offer to help your business run efficiently and look professional to clients and vendors.  They can even consolidate services you already use, like G-Suite and MailChimp. Listeners of this podcast can get 50% off your first year of HoneyBook by going to Honeybook.com/elevate/.
9/17/201955 minutes, 1 second
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Nir Eyal on Technology, Distraction and Taking Control of Our Lives

Nir Eyal is an entrepreneur, investor and expert on the intersection of psychology, technology and business.  He has started and sold multiple technology companies, invested in several more, and authored two books.  The second, Indistractible: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life, published today and is now available for purchase. Nir joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about why technology distracts us, how it influences our everyday lives, the impact it has on children—and their parents—and how you can free yourselves from distraction and choose your own life. A big thanks to our episode sponsor, DoorDash Long day at work?  Still stuck at the office?  Treat yourself to the meal you deserve, and have your favorite restaurants come to you, with DoorDash.  DoorDash connects you to 340,000 restaurants in over 3,300 cities, so not only are your favorites on there, but you might a great new spot as well. Don’t worry about dinner, let dinner come to you.  Get $5 off your first order of $15 or more by downloading the DoorDash app and entering the promo code ELEVATE.
9/10/201956 minutes, 44 seconds
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Garry Ridge on Transforming a Global Company Culture

Garry Ridge, in addition to being an accomplished leader, has committed to being a lifelong learner.  He is the CEO of WD-40 Company, a global corporation that, despite its size and scope, has fostered a 93 percent employee engagement rate. Garry was named Igniter of the Year by Simon Sinek in 2016 and is a world-famous author, speaker and executive coach.  On this episode of the Elevate Podcast, Garry joins host Robert Glazer to talk about transforming WD-40’s culture by building an environment of learning, collaboration and accountability. A big thanks to our episode sponsor, DoorDash Long day at work?  Still stuck at the office?  Treat yourself to the meal you deserve, and have your favorite restaurants come to you, with DoorDash.  DoorDash connects you to 340,000 restaurants in over 3,300 cities, so not only are your favorites on there, but you might a great new spot as well. Don’t worry about dinner, let dinner come to you.  Get $5 off your first order of $15 or more by downloading the DoorDash app and entering the promo code ELEVATE.
9/3/201935 minutes, 52 seconds
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Friday Forward – Going Down and Moon Shot

On a new episode of the Elevate Podcast, host Robert Glazer shares two more posts from Friday Forward, his inspirational newsletter that reaches 100,000 leaders around the world each week. In Going Down, Robert discusses that the best leaders are the ones who can keep their team motivated and vigilant in the descent from a big achievement. In Moon Shot, Robert shares the importance of keeping your eyes on your Big, Hairy, Audacious Goal, or BHAG. You can join the 100,000 people who get Friday Forward each week by signing up today!
8/27/20199 minutes, 48 seconds
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Allie Mooney on Leading Through Influence

Allie Mooney is an award-winning keynote speaker and a leading expert on what people need.  She travels around the world to teach people how to better understand their teams, friends and partners, and to build stronger personal and professional relationships. Allie has won Speaker of the Year in her home country of New Zealand three times and is one of just five percent of all speakers to receive the Certified Speaking Professional award.  She is also the author of the bestselling book Pushing the Right Buttons.  Allie joined host Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to discuss how Pushing the Right Buttons transforms businesses, strengthened her own marriage, and gives people the ability to lead through influence. A big thanks to our episode sponsor, DoorDash Long day at work?  Still stuck at the office?  Treat yourself to the meal you deserve, and have your favorite restaurants come to you, with DoorDash.  DoorDash connects you to 340,000 restaurants in over 3,300 cities, so not only are your favorites on there, but you might a great new spot as well. Don’t worry about dinner, let dinner come to you.  Get $5 off your first order of $15 or more by downloading the DoorDash app and entering the promo code ELEVATE.
8/20/201944 minutes, 36 seconds
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Friday Forward – Purpose and Pain and The Grind

On a new episode of the Elevate Podcast, host Robert Glazer shares two more posts from Friday Forward, his inspirational newsletter that reaches 100,000 leaders around the world each week. In Purpose and Pain, Robert discusses the way we can draw inspiration from the struggles we've faced in life, and how are greatest strengths often stem from our deepest wounds.  In the Grind, Robert shares the challenges of nearing the summit, whether you're climbing a literal mountain or pursuing an audacious goal. You can join the 100,000 people who get Friday Forward each week by signing up today!
8/13/20199 minutes, 43 seconds
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Brian Scudamore on Why Anybody Can Be a Visionary

Brian Scudamore has always been a visionary.  He dropped out of college at age 18 and started 1-800-GOT-JUNK, which he has grown into a $100 million dollar business. Brian has built a career by being willing to fail and always keeping an eye on the big picture.  He is the author of WTF (Willing to Fail), has appeared on Undercover Boss Canada, Dr. Oz and The Today Show.  Brian joins host Robert Glazer to talk about building a business at 18 and helping others build a Vivid Vision for their company. On this episode, you’ll learn about: Brian’s experience as an atypical high school student. How Brian launched his business at age 18. Why Brian had to make the hard decision to fire all 11 of his employees. Brian’s relationship with Cameron Herold, and how it changed the course of his buissiness. How Brian decided to write a book. How Vivid Vision works, and why anybody can be a visionary.
8/6/201941 minutes
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Stew Friedman on Changing Our Relationship with Work

Stew Friedman is one of America’s leading authorities on work-life integration.  He is the founding director of the Wharton Leadership Program at University of Pennsylvania, a best selling author, and an award-winning profession who inspires “rock star adoration from his students,” according to the New York Times. On this Elevate Podcast Stew joins Robert Glazer to talk about his passion for improving life for working parents, the transformative effect of healthy company culture, teaching at Wharton and lessons from a life spent learning. Show Notes On this episode, you’ll learn about: Stew’s path to earning a PhD in organizational psychology. What organizational psychology is and why it’s a vital part of leadership. Starting out and Wharton in 1984 and realizing he’d found his dream job. Stew’s decision to focus on parenting, and balancing family life with career. Stew’s work to change understanding of work/life balance and integration How Stew founded the Wharton Leadership Program and grew it into a national presence. Stew’s work as a consultant to rebuild Ford’s organizational culture. A mistake Stew made, and what he learned from it.
7/23/201940 minutes, 41 seconds
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Friday Forward – It Will Pass and Micro-Management

On this special episode of the Elevate Podcast, host Robert Glazer reads two more installments of Friday Forward, his inspirational newsletter that reaches over 100,000 people around the world each week. In It Will Pass, Robert talks how a broken trash compacter taught him a lesson in the importance of taking a zoomed out view of life. Then, in Micro-Management, Robert discusses why trying to do everything for the people we lead ends up stifling a team's creativity, initiative and achievement in the long-term. You can read more Friday Forwards and subscribe to the newsletter at https://www.fridayfwd.com/
7/16/20199 minutes, 4 seconds
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Dov Baron on Authentic Leadership, Millennials and Lifelong Learning

Dov Baron has always been a unique and unconventional, both as a speaker and as a leader.  He has built a brilliant career by leaning into those unique qualities, rather than trying to moderate himself to suit the corporate world. On this episode of the Elevate Podcast, Dov joins host Robert Glazer to dig into his unusual start as a keynote speaker, what the best leaders have to do to get the best out of others and a debilitating rock climbing accident that shattered his face—and how he recovered. Dov is the founder of Full Monty Leadership and the bestselling author of several books, including his most recent: Fiercely Loyal. Dov is also the host of the “Leadership and Loyalty Podcast” one of the world’s top business podcasts. On this episode, you’ll learn about: Dov’s early days as a serial entrepreneur. The surprising story of how Dov got his first speaking engagement, and what he spoke about. How Dov came to realize the importance of authentic leadership. What leaders have to do to get the most out of their teams. Dov’s shocking climbing accident that left him with a shattered face, and the recovery that followed. Why building loyalty with millennial employees and customers is different from previous generations.
7/9/201957 minutes, 1 second
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Friday Forward – Little Things and Two Weeks

On this special episode of the Elevate Podcast, host Robert Glazer reads two more installments of Friday Forward, his inspirational newsletter that reaches over 100,000 people around the world each week. In Little Things, Robert talks why the small details make all the difference, especially in customer reactions. He challenges listeners to pursue excellence in everything we do. Then, in Two Weeks, Robert explains why the two weeks' notice method of exiting a job is damaging for employees and businesses--and proposes a better way to manage these employee transitions. You can read more Friday Forwards and subscribe to the newsletter at https://www.fridayfwd.com/.
7/1/20198 minutes, 41 seconds
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Tim Urban on Asking Why and Appreciating Life

In this episode of the Elevate Podcast, host Robert Glazer sits down with Tim Urban creator of the popular blog Wait But Why. In a wide ranging conversation, Robert and Tim dig into Tim’s career as a writer, his TED Talk on why everybody is a procrastinator, and an eye-opening post Tim wrote that creates a visual timeline of a human life and emphasizes that we have less time with loved ones than we think, even in the best case scenario. Tim’s blog, Wait But Why, draws millions of views to each new post, and his TED Talk, “Inside the mind of a master procrastinator,” has been viewed over 30 million times.
6/25/201940 minutes, 54 seconds
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Friday Forward – Second Chances and Confirmation Bias

In this second episode of Friday Forward Audio, Elevate Podcast host and creator of Friday Forward, Robert Glazer, reads two recent installments of his inspirational weekly newsletter. In Second Chances, Robert talks about Cat Hoke's remarkable work helping convicted inmates get a second chance at life with her Hustle 2.0 program. Then, in Confirmation Bias, Robert discusses the way that our biases affect our perceptions of everything we see and do--and how those biases cause people to have drastically different reactions to the same events. Like what you hear?  Subscribe to Friday Forward at www.fridayfwd.com
6/17/201910 minutes, 13 seconds
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Tom Rath on Discovering Your Strengths and Finding Purpose

In this episode of the Elevate Podcast, host Robert Glazer sits down with Tom Rath to talk about helping people find their strengths as performers and using that knowledge to build their overall capacity. Tom is a leading expert on the role of human behavior in business, health and well-being. He is the author the #1 New York Times bestseller How Full Is Your Bucket? as well as Are You Fully Charged and StrengthsFinder 2.0, which was listed by Amazon as the top selling non-fiction book of all time. Taking the mantle from his grandfather, Donald Clifton, Tom helps organizations focus on the strengths of their employees and create an environment where everybody can perform to the best of their abilities. Show Notes On this episode, you’ll learn about: Tom’s experience growing up in a house of psychologists and educators. How Tom started his career doing research for his grandfather, Gallup Chairman Donald Clifton. How society encourages kids to avoid finding their passion and instead focus on breadth of talent. Tom’s experience with Clifton StrengthsFinder, including how it works differently for a person over time. How people can capitalize on their knowledge of their strengths and weaknesses, and how they can do the same for their teams. Bob’s results from taking the Clifton StrengthsFinder. How many modern workplaces put unhealthy levels of stress on employees. A mistake Tom has made, and what he learned from it.
6/11/201938 minutes, 22 seconds
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Friday Forward: Winning Position and Best Intentions

On this special mini-episode of the Elevate Podcast, host Robert Glazer introduces something new--an audio version of Friday Forward Robert's weekly inspirational newsletter that is read by over 100,000 people around the world. On this episode, Robert reads two recent posts--"Winning Position" and "Best Intentions". These installments capture several themes of the Friday Forward, including how to improve in all facets of life, put yourself in a position to achieve your goals, and inspire others to be their best.
6/3/20199 minutes, 24 seconds
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Bob Burg on Why Generosity is the Key to Business Success

Bob Burg has made generosity the backbone of a successful and influential career. He is the best selling author of multiple books, including Endless Referrals and the business parable Go-Giver series. Bob is a sought-after keynote speaker who has spoken to audiences of 16,000 people, including an American President. Bob joins host Robert Glazer on this Elevate Podcast episode to talk about his career, and why giving, not taking, is the most effective path to business success. On this episode, you'll learn about: How Bob started his career as a broadcaster. How Bob started transitioned into sales and trained himself to success. How Bob realized that the key to achievement in sales is serving others. How to connect with clients by making the sale about them. Why Bob decided to make The Go-Giver a fictional story. Why so many people struggle to use a generous attitude in business. Which American President Bob gave a keynote speech for. A mistake Bob has made, and what he learned from it.
5/28/201938 minutes, 27 seconds
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Cat Hoke on Redemption, Prison Reform and Second Chances

Entrepreneur, speaker and author Cat Hoke, has dedicated her career to helping others get a second chance at life.  She sat down with host Robert Glazer to talk about her experience working with incarcerated inmates, helping them rebuild their lives, and seeing how they make an impact in their own communities. Cat is the founder of Hustle 2.0, a non-profit with a vision of ending mass incarceration by teaching entrepreneurship to incarcerated and formerly incarcerated people, and help them build a new legacy.  She is also the author of the best-selling book, A Second Chance: For You, For Me, and For the Rest of Us. Show Notes On this episode, you’ll learn about: How Cat removed her preconceived biases about incarcerated people and learned to empathize. What mandatory minimums are, and the way they lead to longer prison sentences even for smaller crimes. How several aspects of the prison system lead to people getting repeatedly reincarcerated. Examples of how Hustle 2.0 has changed lives and communities. Robert’s own experience at a Hustle 2.0 program, and how it widened his perspective. A mistake Cat has made, and what she learned from it.
5/14/201937 minutes, 41 seconds
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Daniel Marcos on Saving and Scaling Businesses

Daniel Marcos is an entrepreneur and one of the leading experts on business growth.  He is the co-founder and CEO of the Gazelles Growth Institute, a premiere executive education program that trains C-Suite executives to lead their businesses through the varied phases of business growth. Daniel is a serial entrepreneur who has started and sold several businesses over the years.  He is also a widely read blogger for Gazelles Growth Institute and Capital Emprendedor, which is presented entirely in Spanish. Daniel is also a sought after keynote speaker on topics like leadership, management and business growth. Show Notes On this episode, you’ll learn about: Why Daniel pursued his MBA while simultaneously running his first company. How Daniel’s first American company went under during the 2008 financial crash. How Daniel responded to the economic crisis by moving past failure and starting a new, highly successful business. How Daniel met Verne Harnish, and how they started the Gazelles Growth Institute. The four stages of company growth, and how they demand different types of leadership. Why it’s better to take top players and mold them into a team than to only focus on hiring team players.
4/30/201939 minutes, 7 seconds
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Bill Cummings on Becoming a Titan of Business and Philanthropy

Bill Cummings has transformed lives through business and charity. He built a real estate giant in Cummings Properties and successfully trained and onboarded his successor. When he exited the company, Bill had accrued billions of dollars to his name. Then, he decided to give everything back. He founded the Cummings Foundation, a charitable organization that now has $2 billion in assets, and signed the Giving Pledge, an initiative led by Bill Gates and Warren Buffet where business owners pledge to give away their fortunes to philanthropic causes. Bill sat down with host Robert Glazer to talk about his career, the importance of developing talent and why successful people have a responsibility to give back. Bill is the author of the 2018 book Starting Small and Making It Big.
4/16/201923 minutes, 54 seconds
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Philip McKernan on Finding Clarity in Life

Philip McKernan needs just a few minutes with somebody to understand what they want in life. As a coach, Philip works with entrepreneurs and business leaders to help them find clarity on what their passion is in life, and setting them on the path to achieving that clear purpose.  Philip takes a holistic approach to coaching, believing that what people do outside work is vital to what they do professionally.  He joins host Robert Glazer on this Elevate Podcast episode to talk about finding clarity for others and his journey to becoming a coach. Philip is author a celebrate speaker and best-selling author.  His most recent book, One Last Talk, helps people find their truth and share it with the world. Show Notes On this remarkable episode, you’ll learn: How Philip hit rock bottom before becoming a successful coach Philip’s journey from Ireland, to Canada, then to America Why it’s so many people struggle to find clarity in life Why what we do in our personal lives inevitably affects our professional results How Philip started One Last Talk and helped people share their deepest truths The time Philip was chased by an elephant A mistake Philip has made, and what he learned from it
4/4/201944 minutes, 8 seconds
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Ingrid Fetell Lee on the Aesthetics of Joy and Joy’s Role in the Workplace

Ingrid Fetell Lee is an expert on how the design of our environment profoundly impacts our lives.  In a world where productivity and functionality are critical to design, Ingrid has discovered the power of designing spaces that bring joy into people’s lives and change their experiences in the process. Ingrid is the author of Joyful: The Surprising Power of Ordinary Things to Create Extraordinary Happiness, and the founder of the website The Aesthetics of Joy, she empowers people to find more joy in life and work through design. Her immensely popular TED talk “Where Joy Hides and How to Find it” has been viewed more than 17 million times. Show Notes On this remarkable episode, you’ll learn: How Ingrid started her career in design The moment that Ingrid realized the value of joy in design Why joy and happiness are completely different concepts How Ingrid developed Joyful, her best-selling book Ingrid’s journey to deliver a TED talk that has captivated millions How the design of a neighborhood can lower crime rates What elements of design bring joy, and how any person can bring more joy to their surroundings A mistake Ingrid has made, and what she learned
4/1/201936 minutes, 15 seconds
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Sean Swarner on Beating Cancer Twice and Conquering the Natural World

Sean Swarner will make you rethink what is possible. Sean was diagnosed with terminal cancer twice as a teenager.  Despite facing those devastating diagnoses—and losing functionality in one of his lungs due to radiation treatment—he has become one of the most accomplished adventure sports figures on the planet.  Sean has climbed the highest peak on all seven continents, completed an Iron Man Triathlon and reached both the North and South Poles.  On this podcast episode, Sean sat down with host Robert Glazer to talk about how he beat cancer and went on to become one of Earth’s greatest adventurers. Sean is the author of Keep Climbing: How I Beat Cancer and Reached the Top of the World, and is the subject of the documentary True North: The Sean Swarner Story Show Notes On this remarkable episode, you’ll learn: How Sean faced two separate cancer diagnoses The way Sean’s family rallied to support him through two rounds of treatment Why Sean decided to start his adventure sports career by climbing Mount Everest Sean’s effort to dedicate his career to uplifting others affected by cancer Why Sean believes human endurance is mental, more than physical How Sean trained to overcome his physical limitations What Sean plans to do next in his adventure sports career A mistake Sean has made, and what he learned
3/21/201937 minutes, 42 seconds
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Jordan Harbinger on Starting Over and the Secret to Podcasting Success

Jordan Harbinger joins this episode of Elevate to talk about his career in podcasting, his past as a lawyer, and the bold decision to bet on himself, leave his former podcasting company and launch The Jordan Harbinger Show. Jordan is often referred to as “the Larry King of podcasting”.  He started his career was a Wall Street attorney before launching a highly successful podcasting career.  On the Jordan Harbinger show, Jordan interviews top performers to learn what makes them tick.  Past guests include Jocko Willink, Simon Sinek and Mike Posner.   Show Notes Jordan’s early career as an attorney How law school taught Jordan the limits of talent without hard work What Imposter Syndrome is, and how to overcome it How Jordan’s desire to learn how to network, led to a career in podcasting The proper timing of when to pursue a side-hustle full time How Jordan decided to strike out on his own and start the Jordan Harbinger Show The secret to hosting a great podcast
3/14/201952 minutes, 17 seconds
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Jayson Gaignard On Investing In Authentic Relationships

Jayson Gaignard is the founder of Mastermind Talks, one of the world's most exclusive, invite-only events for entrepreneurs. He’s also the author of Mastermind Dinners and host of the Community Made podcast. Show Notes Why Jayson decided to start his first business. The evolution of Jayson’s entrepreneurial journey and how it led him to start networking with other entrepreneurs. The event that inspired Mastermind Talks (MMT). How Jayson got Tim Ferriss to speak at his first Mastermind Talks Event. Jayson’s approach to scaling the quality of MMT attendees. Why MMT is known for being harder to get into than Harvard. Jayson’s ambition for the future of MMT.
3/12/201942 minutes, 27 seconds
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Aron Ain on Building a Workplace Employees Love

Aron Ain is the chief executive officer of Kronos and author of WorkInspired: How to Build an Organization Where Everyone Loves to Work.  His book chronicles the Kronos employee engagement journey and imparts lessons Ain has learned for senior leaders, HR professionals, and people managers to turn employee engagement into a strategic weapon. Ain joined Kronos in 1979 and has played a role in nearly every functional department at the company, helping to build what is today a $1.3 billion global enterprise software powerhouse. Under Ain’s leadership, Kronos has achieved tremendous global growth, with operations and market leadership throughout Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific, and Latin America. Show Notes What Kronos was like when Aron started there in 1979. How Aron was influenced as a manager and what they did to help him become a better manager and leader. What Aron and his team did to create a more engaged culture. What “My Time” is and how it was implemented at Kronos. How a Manager Effectiveness Index is applied at Kronos. How Kronos handles lower performing, less engaged employee. The relationship between happy employees and business success. What Aron sees as missing or lacking in workplaces today in terms of management and leadership and creating a place people really love to work.
3/5/201936 minutes, 44 seconds
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Tiffani Bova on Thinking Smarter About Business Growth

Tiffani Bova is Global Customer Growth and Innovation Evangelist at Salesforce. Over the past two decades, she has led large revenue-producing divisions at businesses ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies. She spent ten years at Gartner, the world’s leading IT research and advisory firm. Bova’s cutting-edge insights have helped Microsoft, Cisco, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Oracle, SAP, VMWare, AT&T, Salesforce, Dell, Amazon-AWS and other prominent technology companies expand their market share and grow their revenues. She’s also the author of Growth IQ: Get Smarter About the Choices that Will Make or Break Your Business, a Wall Street Journal bestseller that reveals ten growth paths — from creating an inspiring customer experience to disrupting business as usual. Show Notes How Tiffani came up with the concept of her book, Growth IQ. What she saw happening that led her to realize that the process to growth had changed. The Top Ten Paths to Growth: how she came up with these ten paths and what makes the framework actually work. Path #7: Churn and the insights she learned from looking at companies like Blue Apron. Thoughts about how Blockbuster could have pivoted to sustain their business. The role company culture plays in sustainable business growth. A personal or professional growth mistake Tiffani’s learned the most from.
3/5/201940 minutes, 16 seconds
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James Clear on Writing and Changing Your Habits

James Clear is an American author, entrepreneur and photographer. On his personal website, JamesClear.com, he writes about habits and human potential. James is also the author of Atomic Habits. Show Notes A formative accident in James’ life that set him on a new career path. What he did to regain a sense of control over his life after the accident. How James stumbled into writing and how that evolved into a business, led to his focus on habits and writing his book, Atomic Habits. How James organically built his weekly newsletter subscriber list to over 400,000 people. Habits James has developed to become a better writer. The five core elements of Atomic Habits – what they are and how they guide readers to shape a new habit or break a bad one.
3/5/201945 minutes, 16 seconds
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Alex Hutchinson on the Art and Science of Elevating Your Endurance

Alex Hutchinson is a National Magazine Award-winning journalist. He writes mostly about science and endurance sports and is also currently a contributing editor at Outside, a columnist at the Globe and Mail, and a senior editor at Canadian Running. He was previously a Runner's World columnist and contributing editor at Popular Mechanics. His latest book, ENDURE: Mind, Body, and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance is an exploration of the science (and mysteries) of endurance. Alex is also an avid runner. Show Notes Alex’s start to running and favorite place to run. Increasing endurance and what research shows is the way to do that. The mental and physical components of resiliency. The role the brain plays in physically limiting the body as well as helping it push limits. How the 4-minute mile barrier is a great example of the mind-body paradigm. Emotional endurance and how it transfers to physical endurance. Why it’s so important to push yourself out of your comfort zone on a regular basis. How Alex came to know and become friends with Malcolm Gladwell.
3/5/201945 minutes, 33 seconds
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Garrett Gunderson on Family Legacy and Investment Education

Garrett Gunderson is the founder of Wealth Factory, a company that provides personal financial education, guidance and family legacy programs for entrepreneurs, professionals and small business owners. He is also the New York Times bestselling author of Killing Sacred Cows: Overcoming the Financial Myths That Are Destroying Your Prosperity. Show Notes Garrett’s upbringing and how that influenced his values around money and entrepreneurism. Garrett’s first entrepreneurial endeavor. Financial education versus financial advising or planning. How the Rockefeller family approached their family legacy differently than the Vanderbilt’s. The three aspects of building a family legacy. How wealth-generation concepts can be passed on to future generations without entitlement.  
3/5/201944 minutes, 54 seconds
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Jay Baer on a Better Way to Convince and Convert Customers

Jay Baer is the founder and President of Convince & Convert. Jay has advised more than 700 brands since getting started in online marketing in 1993. He is also the New York Times best-selling author of five books, including his latest, Talk Triggers. In addition to strategy consulting, the firm also runs Convince & Convert Media, a fast-growing education company that produces six podcasts, a digital magazine, email, webinars and white papers. Jay’s Social Pros show was named Best Marketing Podcast in the 2015 Content Marketing Awards. In 2017, Jay was inducted into the Word-of-Mouth Marketing Hall of Fame by the Word-of-Mouth Marketing Association. And in 2018, he was enshrined in the Professional Speaking Hall of Fame, where there are just 187 living members. Jay is the most retweeted person in the world among digital marketers and one of the top 3 most influential people online among CMOs and B2B Marketers.   His is also an avid tequila collector and a certified BBQ judge. Show Notes What Jay was doing (and really disliking) before joining an internet company. What the online marketing landscape looked like when Jay got started in the industry. Why Jay decided to build Convince and Convert differently from his past companies. Why you’re better off telling one story about your company over and over in different, interesting ways versus telling six different stories. Jay’s Christmas tree analogy to starting new businesses.
3/5/201937 minutes, 58 seconds
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Yanik Silver on Catalyzing Catalysts and Rethinking Your Business

Yanik Silver is the founder of Maverick1000, a private, invitation-only global network of top entrepreneurs and industry leaders. This group periodically assembles for breakthrough retreats, rejuvenating experiences, and impact opportunities (to-date raising over $3M+) with participating icons such as Sir Richard Branson, Tony Hawk, Chris Blackwell, John Paul DeJoria, Tony Hsieh, Russell Simmons, Tim Ferriss, and many others. Yanik serves on the Constellation board for Virgin Unite, the entrepreneurial foundation of the Virgin Group and Branson family. On this episode, Yanik talks about his lifetime goal of connecting and catalyzing visionary leaders and game changers to solve the world’s most impactful issues by the year 2100. Show Notes Yanik’s role in his family’s business and some important things he learned from that experience. The family event that Yanik created to teach his and others’ kids about business and what he has them do to learn about selling. How Yanik avoided having a “real” job most of his career. How asking himself one question led Yanik to start Maverick 1000. Yanik’s Ultimate Big Life List and some things that are on that, some things he’s taken off and a few big ones that have come to fruition. How Yanik has connected with some of the greatest business icons of our time, including Richard Branson, Tim Ferriss and Tony Hsieh.
3/1/201937 minutes, 15 seconds
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Jeff Haden on Ghostwriting and Using Achievement to Create Motivation

Jeff Haden’s first paid ghostwriting job was writing a press release for a startup. Since then he’s written about real estate, management, process improvement, finance and investing.  He’s ghostwritten books on subjects as diverse as breastfeeding, hydroponics, horticulture and magic.  After an intriguing discussion with Metallica guitarist, Kirk Hammett, plus dozens of interviews with other incredibly successful people, Jeff decided to pull back the veil on what it really means to “get motivated” and reach goals. These insights led him to write and publish his own book The Motivation Myth. Jeff is also an avid cyclist (which he hated when he first started), ghostwrote a eulogy and writes an Inc. column that attracts over 20 million readers.    Show Notes How Jeff got started in ghostwriting and writing for Inc. How Jeff has grown his Inc. column readership to over 20 million. Jeff’s “white whale” that he wants to interview for an article. How Metallica guitarist, Kirk Hammett, sparked Jeff’s interest in the exploring this topic of motivation and the misconceptions behind it. Myths people have around motivation and where they come from. Jeff’s lunch interview with Richard Branson and what surprised him about it.
3/1/201938 minutes, 36 seconds
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Derek Coburn on Un-Networking

Derek Coburn has dedicated his career to … the art of “un-networking” and breaking down the concepts and practices of “traditional networking” in both professional and personal settings. He began his career as a financial advisor and built a successful wealth management practice mainly by outworking everyone else. He began using non-traditional networking strategies to triple his revenue and improve the quality of his business and life. His passion for connecting remarkable professionals led he and his wife to start an “un-networking” community in Washington, DC called CADRE, which currently supports over 100 CEOs and business leaders. They created CADRE as a way for top-notch professionals to connect and develop meaningful relationships, efficiently and effectively, with the ultimate goal of working together to promote each other while adding value for their existing clients and network. Derek is also the author of #1 Amazon Best-Selling book Networking is NOT Working, as well as the CEO and co-founder of CADRE, an un-networking community based in Washington, D.C. Show Notes How Derek went from cold-calling prospects to networking to build his financial advising business. The most common question about networking that Derek gets asked. How to successfully reach out to CEOs if you want them to respond to you. How to approach networking if you’re an introvert. What “Un-networking” means. Networking 3.0 and why that’s where Derek chooses to focus his time and energy.
3/1/201941 minutes, 53 seconds
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David Burkus on the Science of Networking

David Burkus is the author of several books including Friend of a Friend: Understanding the Hidden Networks That Can Transform Your Life and Your Career. 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. He is also the author of Under New Management and The Myths of Creativity. David is a regular contributor to Harvard Business Review and his work has been featured in Fast Company, the Financial Times, Inc magazine, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, and CBS This Morning. David’s innovative views on leadership have earned him invitations to speak to leaders from a variety of organizations. He’s delivered keynote speeches and workshops for Fortune 500 companies such as Microsoft, Google, and Stryker and governmental and military leaders at the U.S. Naval Academy and Naval Postgraduate School. His TED talk has been viewed over 1.8 million times. When he’s not speaking or writing, David is in the classroom. He is associate professor of leadership and innovation at Oral Roberts University where he was recently named one of the nation’s “Top 40 Under 40 Professors Who Inspire.” Show Notes David’s big idea for writing Friend of a Friend and why he chose to explain how networks actually work. Why you can’t actually grow your network. Multiplexity – what it is and how it’s a context for connection. Homophily – what it means and why it’s so valuable to pay attention to if you want to strengthen your network. Networking insights from Ben and Jerry of Ben and Jerry’s ice cream Why asking “What do you do?” is not a great way to start a conversation with someone you’ve met for the first time and something that may be better to ask. What the majority illusion is and how Tim Ferriss used it to build his personal brand.
3/1/201943 minutes, 56 seconds
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AmyK Hutchens on Lessons in Life and Leadership

The dynamic and driven AmyK Hutchens joins us on this episode of Elevate with Robert Glazer to discuss aligning brilliance, attributes of high-performing leaders, the secrets leaders keep and the troubling rise of “comparison condition.” At her core, AmyK is a teacher. Beginning her career teaching fifth grade, she eventually started teaching other teachers and entire organizations about how to teach critical thinking. She then took her love of teaching to the corporate world and became a sales trainer for a billion-dollar global consumer products company. AmyK now serves as the Founder and Intelligence Activist of AmyK International, Inc., an executive development firm focused on leadership development, healthy team cultures, sales and innovative thinking. Clients include AT&T, Expedia, Lockheed Martin, Securian Financial, IBM, Wells Fargo, Walmart, John Paul Mitchell Systems and hundreds more. She travels the world helping senior executives lead and collaborate more effectively. She’s also the author of the Amazon best-selling book, The Secrets Leaders Keep. Show Notes Why AmyK went from teaching kids to teaching business leaders. Who is more difficult to teach? Kids or business leaders? Why AmyK decided to write The Secrets Leaders Keep and what she did with the first draft of her book. Some of the secrets AmyK found that are ubiquitous among leaders. Imposter Syndrome and how she’s seen in it manifest in her work with students and business leaders. What the Comparison Condition is and how it’s leading to anxiety and depression.
3/1/201933 minutes, 28 seconds
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Hal Elrod on The Life-Changing Power of Morning Routines

Our guest on this episode of Elevate with Robert Glazer is Hal Elrod, best-selling author of one of the highest rated, best-selling books in the world, The Miracle Morning—which has been translated into 27 languages, has over 2,000 five-star Amazon reviews and is practiced daily by over 500,000 people in 70+ countries. In his books, blog post and speaking presentations, Hal talks from experience about the importance of a morning routine and its impact on not just your day, but your whole life. He is also an international keynote speaker and success coach. Show Notes Hal’s “humble beginnings” selling Cutco knives Why Hal hit rock bottom What Hal’s mornings looked like before implementing his SAVERS routine What happened in the first two months of Hal starting his own morning routines - even though he wasn’t a morning person What the morning routine SAVERS are and how Hal arrived at them How Hal’s wife helped him come up with the name Miracle Morning for his book
3/1/201939 minutes, 15 seconds
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Eric Kapitulik on Leadership, Coaching and Parenting

Our guest on this episode of Elevate with Robert Glazer is Eric Kapitulik, a well-known and well-respected leader, coach and teammate. He served in the United States Marine Corps as both an Infantry Officer and Special Operations Officer with 1st Force Reconnaissance Company, 1st Marine Division. As a Platoon Commander within his company, Eric led a team of 20 covert operations specialists on numerous Special Forces-related missions. After leaving active duty, Erik founded The Program in 2008 with the sole purpose of developing better leaders and creating more cohesive teams. As a leadership trainer and coach, Eric and his team work with most of the top college sports teams in the country and well as leading businesses. Show Notes Eric’s journey to starting The Program and getting it to where it is today Bob’s experience meeting Eric and his team for the first time at one of The Program’s leadership trainings How you prove how good of a team leader and teammate you are Why most parent’s definition of failure is wrong What parents should be doing and saying to their kids to help them succeed
3/1/201942 minutes, 51 seconds
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Joey Coleman on Never Losing Another Customer

Joey Coleman, our guest on this episode of Elevate with Robert Glazer, specializes in helping companies retain their customers with a unique and rewarding experience. Joey is the founder and Chief Experience Composer of Design Symphony and recently published his first book, Never Lose a Customer Again. His bestselling book explains how creating a good customer experience can generate an army of raving fans who will stay with you for years to come and spread the word about your company to other prospective customers. Show Notes How Joey came up with the name “Chief Experience Composer” for his title Where Joey’s idea for his First 100 Days program came from The realization Joey had that led him on a multi-year journey to look at customer retention and help companies improve their first 100 days with a customer Why the first 100 days are so critical to the long-term success of a company What customers are “dying for” from company reps they work with Something that Joey was expected to do while working in the White House that surprised him and stayed with him as a valuable customer relationship strategy A recent mistake that Joey’s made that he’s learned a lot from
3/1/201940 minutes, 14 seconds
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Daniel Coyle on Elevating Group Performance

Our guest on this episode of Elevate with Robert Glazer is bestselling author, Daniel Coyle. Daniel has looked inside some of the world’s highest performing groups, including U.S. Navy SEAL Team Six, Pixar and the San Antonio Spurs, and lays out what their success has in common in his newest book, The Culture Code. Daniel is also the New York Times bestselling author of The Talent Code, The Little Book of Talent and The Secret Race, a book he co-authored with former professional road bicycle racer, Tyler Hamilton. Coyle and Hamilton also won the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Prize in 2012. When he’s not churning out award-winning, best-selling books, he is a contributing editor for Outside Magazine and works as a special advisor to the Cleveland Indians. Show Notes Why Dan switched from wanting to become a doctor to pursuing a career as a writer A promise Dan made to the managing editor of Outside that he thinks helped land him his internship 20+ years ago How writing The Talent Code inspired Dan to write The Culture Code How a tennis ball sent Dan on a journey looking at great cultures around the planet Three signaling behaviors that all high-performing groups follow What San Antonio Spurs coach, Gregg Popovich did to create a safe environment for his players What Daniel discovered about culture from studying Pixar, Navy Seal Team Six, etc. that surprised him
3/1/201945 minutes, 1 second
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Kim Scott on Radical Candor

Kim Scott is the author of Radical Candor: Be a Kickass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity, a New York Times and Wall Street Journal Best Seller. She is also the co-founder of the company, Radical Candor, LLC.  She joins this episode of Elevate with Robert Glazer to talk about how she created the concept of Radical Candor and how anybody can apply it. Kim has been an advisor at Dropbox, Kurbo, Qualtrics, ReelGoodApp, Rolltape, Shyp, Twitter, and several other Silicon Valley companies. She was a member of the faculty at Apple University and before that led AdSense, YouTube, and Doubleclick Online Sales and Operations at Google. Previously, Kim was the co-founder and CEO of Juice Software, a collaboration start-up, and led business development at Delta Three and Capital Thinking. Earlier in her career, Kim worked as a senior policy advisor at the FCC, managed a pediatric clinic in Kosovo, started a diamond cutting factory in Moscow, and was an analyst on the Soviet Companies Fund. Show Notes Kim’s introduction to the concept of radical candor Why radical candor requires that we undo training we learned as a child Why well-meaning feedback training often inhibits their ability to give feedback Three steps to giving caring, candid feedback Why criticizing someone’s personality is never helpful Why giving feedback immediately is important How giving and receiving feedback well is essential to capacity-building Why companies need to create growth opportunities for people in individual contributor roles – without requiring them to become managers of people One of Kim’s most painful experiences in her career NOT being radically candid with an employee
3/1/201957 minutes, 24 seconds
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Gretchen Rubin on the Four Tendencies and the Secret to Happiness

Bestselling author, Gretchen Rubin, joined us on this episode of Elevate with Robert Glazer to discuss risk taking, happiness, purposeful growth, our unique tendencies, and how to discover and use them to outperform. Gretchen is the author of several books, including #1 New York Times bestsellers The Happiness Project, Happier at Home, Better Than Before and The Four Tendencies. Her books have sold almost three million copies and been published in more than thirty languages. With her work, Rubin has emerged as one of the most thought-provoking and influential writers on habits and happiness. Gretchen and her sister, Elizabeth, also have their own podcast called Happier where they discuss good habits and happiness. A graduate of Yale and Yale Law School, Rubin started her career in law. She clerked for Judge Pierre Leval and was clerking for Justice Sandra Day O’Connor when she realized she really wanted to be a writer. Gretchen’s ah-ha moment for leaving her law career and becoming a writer Why people struggle with the concept of passion Why negative emotions are important Secret to happiness – in both life and work What the four tendencies are and how people can use them
2/15/20191 hour, 2 minutes, 4 seconds
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Daniel Pink on Motivation, Timing, Napping and Elevating Performance

Our guest on this episode of Elevate with Robert Glazer is Daniel H. Pink, author of six thought-provoking books, including his most recent, When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing, which rapidly made the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Washington Post and Publishers Weekly bestseller lists. Dan’s other provocative books about business, work and behavior include the #1 New York Times bestsellers Drive and To Sell is Human and the long-running New York Times bestseller A Whole New Mind. His books have won multiple awards and have been translated into 37 languages. He is also one of the four curators behind The Next Big Idea Club, a book subscription community where he and fellow thought leaders Malcolm Gladwell, Adam Grant and Susan Cain handpick what they believe to be the most life-changing books of the season. Before venturing out as a bestselling author, Dan worked in several positions in politics and government, including serving from 1995 to 1997 as chief speechwriter to Vice President Al Gore. What most business leaders don’t understand about motivation The role randomness plays in our lives and timing The three stages we move through during the day Why procrastination can actually be productive The nappuccino. What it is and how it can result in the perfect nap
2/15/201953 minutes, 23 seconds
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Jenny Evans on Shifting from Stressed Out to High-Performance

On this episode of Elevate with Robert Glazer, Robert has a candid conversation with speaker and award-winning author, Jenny Evans about resiliency, stress, confidence and human performance. Listen in as they take a deep dive into how our brains work, how it’s impacted by stress and simple things we can do to quickly recover from stress while elevating our personal and professional performance. Show Notes Jenny’s journey to changing her body, brain and performance and how it led her to start her company, PowerHouse Performance Jenny’s definition of stress and resiliency Why we can’t reduce stress and what we should be focused on instead Why will-power and self-discipline are limited resources What a productive morning looks like and how it leads to a productive day Why long workouts really don’t produce better results
2/15/201944 minutes, 17 seconds
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Tucker Max on Book Publishing and Elevating in Business

Tucker Max has gone from best-selling author to publisher, and he knows better than anybody that how valuable books are to business now, even in the digital age.  Tucker founded Book In A Box and served as CEO, but ultimately made the decision to step down as CEO for his own fulfillment and for the good of the company. On this episode of Elevate with Robert Glazer, Tucker joins to talk about why and how he and Zach Obront decided to start Book In A Box, what the traditional publishing industry is really like, why he decided to step down as CEO and what he’s discovered is his true passion. Show Notes The book that got Tucker Max on the New York Times bestseller list for the 4th time The inspiration behind why Tucker and Zach Obront started Book In A Box The difference between professional writers and people who own a company and want to author a book Why a book is so valuable to people who have a business What Tucker’s doing now that he’s stepped down as CEO of Book In A Box
2/15/201944 minutes, 56 seconds
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Peter Atwater on Confidence, Performance and Decision-Making

Peter Atwater is a man who is fascinated by why people do what they do. His iterative and impressive path in the financial world eventually led him to studying confidence, specifically the role confidence plays in the choices that we make and the behavioral parallels that cross politics, social action and the markets – presently and historically. By looking at these these factors, Peter has been able to predict much of what’s going on in our society today – from business, financial, political and personal perspectives. In this Elevate with Robert Glazer episode, you’ll hear Robert and Peter discuss some very interesting topics, including why Peter looks at books, music, architecture and food when researching confidence-levels and how we’re experiencing a 1960’s-esque “rhyme” today. Tune in to this Elevate with Robert Glazer episode with Peter Atwater to learn: What happens in our minds when confidence falls What the “me-here-now” concept is, how it affects our decision-making and why companies need to understand this How architecture gives us a peek into extreme peaks and valleys of confidence What Peter sees on the horizon for companies of the future Peter’s predictions for political and business environments, social media and global warming
2/15/201940 minutes, 17 seconds
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Dr. Abdul-Malik Muhammad on Affecting Positive Change

How do we bring about positive change in others? In organizations, communities … in ourselves? These are the questions that Dr. Abdul-Malik Muhammad and his team at Akoben seek to answer. Dr. Muhammad, our guest on this episode of Elevate with Robert Glazer, is the founder of Akoben, an inspiring organization that provides trainings, consulting and keynotes with the goal of transforming individuals, organizations and communities and positively affecting change. Dr. Muhammad has served as a teacher, Principal, Campus President, and Executive and State Director of a multitude of national and international organizations, and has been a grassroots organizer, activist and advocate for marginalized youth for nearly 25 years. In addition to his work with Akoben, Dr. Muhammad currently serves as the Vice President of several educational, mental health, and human services operations across multiple states. It was an honor to have him on Elevate with Robert Glazer to discuss his formula for affecting positive change, why it’s a synergistic process and how it can be adapted to any person or organization. If you value making positive changes in your life, your company and in the world around you, this is an episode to listen carefully to. His powerful formula for change What the Social Discipline Window is and how it can be applied to both our personal and professional lives Where most business leaders go wrong in trying to effect change in their industry or with their team What challenge without connection looks like and vice versa
2/15/201943 minutes, 37 seconds
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Naveen Jain on the Way Health Impacts Performance

Naveen Jain is a man who knows no limits. In addition to founding Viome, Naveen is the founder of Moon Express, World Innovation Institute, iNome, TalentWise, Intelius, and Infospace. He sees beyond the current business and technological landscape to create businesses that make a true impact. Naveen is the recipient of Ernst and Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year, Silicon India’s “Most Admired Serial Entrepreneur,” and “Albert Einstein Technology Medal” for his pioneering in technology. Red Herring also recognized him as one of the “Top 20 Serial Entrepreneurs” and with their “Lifetime Achievement Award.” Naveen graciously accepted our invite to join us on Elevate with Robert Glazer to discuss how performance is linked to health and share his insights about how we have the ability to take make things like chronic illness truly a matter of choice. Naveen’s journey to entrepreneurship Why and how our healthcare system is falling apart What every chronic illness has in common Why there’s no such thing as a universal healthy diet Why our gut is really the puppet master of our lives
2/15/201943 minutes, 36 seconds
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David Baker on Elevating Expertise in Business

From growing up with a tribe of Mayan Indians in a remote village in Guatemala to becoming an author of five books, high performance motorcycle racer and TEDx speaker, David Baker’s vast and varied background is one of the things that makes him a sought-after business and marketing consultant. In this episode of Elevate with Robert Glazer, Robert talks with David about his fascinating background and some key insights from his newest book, The Business of Expertise: How Entrepreneurial Experts Convert Insight to Impact + Wealth. Why it’s so important to specialize or be an expert in business today About the most common mistakes David see’s professional service firms making Examples of companies that are nailing the concept of identifying their expertise What parallels David sees between advising entrepreneurs and high- performance motorcycle racing
2/15/201931 minutes, 50 seconds
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John Ruhlin on the Art of Gifting in Business

John Ruhlin might be the best gift giver in the world.  As founder of gifting and logistics company, The Ruhlin Group, and author of Giftology, John knows a thing or two about why gifting matters and how, when it’s done right, it’s one of the most effective ways to get more referrals, get a meeting with almost any decision-maker, increase client and employee retention, and win the hearts and minds of influencers and partners.  In this episode of the podcast, Robert Glazer talks with John about all these benefits of gifting as well as common gifting gaffes. How John got to be one of the top sellers of Cutco knives Why John sent a partner prospect 18 gifts over 18 months Common misunderstandings and mishaps around gifting How to spend a $1 and get $100 of impact One of the best gifts John’s ever been given To hear more episodes of Elevate with Robert Glazer, visit robertglazer.com/podcast/
2/15/201927 minutes, 5 seconds
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Welcome to Elevate with Robert Glazer

On the first episode of the Elevate with Robert Glazer podcast, host Robert Glazer (former host of the Outperform podcast) welcomes you to his new podcast, Elevate, and explains what you can expect when you listen to future installments.  Whether you are wanting to build better habits, trying to push yourself to a new level or looking to learn tips from people who share your passion for improvement, Elevate with Robert Glazer will help you make actionable changes in your life and start reaping the benefits today.
2/11/20193 minutes, 13 seconds