Key Conversations for Leaders

Key Conversations for Leaders with John Ryan 

Welcome to Key Conversations for Leaders with John Ryan. This podcast is for leaders throughout the organization who want to step up their game. This is for executives, entrepreneurs, small business owners, and for anyone who wants to get more results and less resistance from yourself and others.

Mike Horne, PhD coaches leaders to avoid, minimize and reduce poor outcomes related to people and culture actions and decisions. Mike is advancing Authentic Leadership in the world, coaching leaders to close the gap between probable and possible, and to bring their best in every situation to spur innovation. Mike is the author of Integrity by Design: Working and Living Authentically.

Leading with Integrity and Authenticity with Dr. Mike Horne

Tony Martignetti is a leadership advisor, entrepreneur, idea generator, and people connector. He brings together practical experience, formal training, and extreme curiosity, to elevate leaders and equip them with the tools to navigate through change and unlock their true potential.

Before becoming a leadership development consultant, he was a finance and strategy executive with experience working with some of the world’s leading life sciences companies. Along his journey, he also managed small businesses and ran a financial consulting company. Tony is the host of The Virtual Campfire podcast and the author of the soon to be released, “Climbing the Right Mountain: Navigating the Journey to An Inspired Life.”

Inspired Leadership Through Employee Enrichment with Tony Martignetti

Over the past 20 years, Julie Bartkus has helped leaders across the globe transform their workplace culture from negative and destructive to happy and productive. Julie has identified over 30 staff de-motivators that drain team members of their motivation and has developed The D.R.I.V.E. Method to help leaders attract the right staff to support their vision. Her Total Team Transformation System has propelled leaders out of feeling stuck and lost to experiencing tremendous joy in attracting, interviewing, hiring, motivating and retaining the team of their dreams.

From Hiring to Inspiring with Julie Bartkus

Dr. Mark Goulston is a psychiatrist, executive coach and consultant to major organizations. Mark is the author or co-author of several books including the international best-selling books: “Get Out of Your Own Way,” “Just Listen,” “Real Influence” and “Talking to Crazy.” His latest book is called, “Trauma to Triumph: A Roadmap for Leading Through Disruption (and Thriving on the Other Side).”

He has contributed to Harvard Business Review, Biz Journals, Business Insider, Huffington Post, Fast Company, Psychology Today and appears widely in the media including CNN, Wall St. Journal, NY Times, Fortune and Forbes. He also appears frequently as a subject area expert on television, radio and podcasts. He hosts his own podcast called “My Wakeup Call” where he interviews influencers about their wakeup calls.

Person-Centered Leadership with Dr. Mark Goulston

David Wheatley is a Principal and Chief Question Asker at Humanergy. He works with leaders who are engaged in transitions to new roles, new scope or improved results. A facilitator, trainer and coach, he has worked for twenty years with government, manufacturing, healthcare, law enforcement, technology and financial institutions. To challenge their thinking and push them ahead, David asks clients the right questions at the right time. He supports organizations through strategic planning and helps them overcome roadblocks using a framework of values-based commitment and stakeholder mapping.

Originally from Leeds, England, David is a former Scotland Yard police officer. He is a graduate of Hendon Police Academy in London and is a Senior Fellow at the University of Maryland’s School of Public Policy. David is the co-author of the books, “50 DOs for Everyday Leadership Lessons Learned the Hard Way (So You Don’t Have To),” and “What Great Teams Do Great: How Ordinary People Accomplish the Extraordinary.”

What Great Teams Do Great with David Wheatley

Megan Gerhardt, PhD is a Professor of Management, Director of Leadership Development, and the Robert C. Johnson Co-Director of the Isaac and Oxley Center for Business Leadership at the Farmer School of Business at Miami University. She is also the creator of Gentelligence and the founder of The Gerhardt Group, LLC, a leadership consulting practice.

Megan has published widely on individual differences, motivation, leadership, and generational differences in the workplace and her work on Gentelligence has been featured on,, The Washington Post, The Chicago Tribune, Inc. Magazine, The San Francisco Chronicle, MarketWatch, Business Insider and The Houston Chronicle among others. In 2017, her TEDx talk “Why I Love Millennials…and You Should, Too” was released, kicking off the Gentelligence movement. As the creator of the Gentelligence movement, Megan’s work focuses on leveraging individual differences to achieve leadership impact and extraordinary levels of performance.

Leading Diverse Generations with Dr. Megan Gerhardt

David Bradford is Eugene O’Kelly II Senior Lecturer Emeritus in Leadership at Stanford Graduate School of Business. Along with Carole Robin, he’s taught interpersonal skills to MBA candidates for a combined seventy-five years in their legendary course Interpersonal Dynamics (affectionately known to generations of students as “Touchy-Feely”) and they have coached and consulted hundreds of executives for decades.

In their book, “Connect: Building Exceptional Relationships with Family, Friends, and Colleagues,” they show readers how to take their relationships from shallow to exceptional by cultivating authenticity, vulnerability, and honesty, while being willing to ask for and offer help, share a commitment to growth, and deal productively with conflict. He has written several other books including, “Influencing Up” and “Reinventing Organization Development: New Approaches to Change in Organizations.”

Exceptional Leadership, Exceptional Relationships with Dr. David Bradford

Melody Wilding, LMSW is an executive coach for smart, sensitive high-achievers and author of Trust Yourself: Stop Overthinking and Channel Your Emotions for Success at Work. Recently named one of Business Insider’s Most Innovative Coaches for her groundbreaking work on “Sensitive Strivers,” her clients include CEOs, C-level executives, and managers at top Fortune 500 companies such as Google, HP, Facebook, Netflix, Twitter, IBM, Citibank, JP Morgan, and others.

Melody has been featured in the New York Times, O Magazine, NBC News, and spoken at Stanford University, Walmart, Adweek, Burberry and more. She’s here to help you break free from self-doubt and imposter syndrome so you can use your sensitivity as the superpower that it is.

Melody is a licensed social worker with a Masters degree from Columbia University, and a former researcher at Rutgers University. She is a professor of Human Behavior at Hunter College and is a contributor to Harvard Business Review, Fast Company, Forbes, and Business Insider.

Trust Yourself with Melody Wilding

Dorie Clark helps individuals and companies get their best ideas heard in a crowded, noisy world. She has been named one of the Top 50 business thinkers in the world by Thinkers50, and was honored as the #1 Communication Coach in the world at the Marshall Goldsmith Coaching Awards. She is a keynote speaker and teaches for Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and Columbia Business School. She is the author of Entrepreneurial You, which was named one of Forbes’ Top 5 Business Books of the Year, as well as Reinventing You and Stand Out, which was named the #1 Leadership Book of the Year by Inc. magazine.

A former presidential campaign spokeswoman, she has been described by the New York Times as an “expert at self-reinvention and helping others make changes in their lives.” She is a frequent contributor to the Harvard Business Review, and consults and speaks for clients such as Google, Yale University, and the World Bank. She is a graduate of Harvard Divinity School, a producer of a multiple Grammy-winning jazz album, and a Broadway investor. You can download her free Entrepreneurial You self-assessment workbook at

Becoming a Thought Leader with Dorie Clark

Monica Ortega is a professional on-camera host, speaker and author. She created the online travel show Monica Goes in 2014 to inspire others to break out of their comfort zones and go on adventures. As someone who’s afraid of everything, she’ll put herself through almost anything to show that if an average everyday person like her can do these things, anyone can.

Monica has spoken openly about how her personal setbacks have helped her pivot into creating a life that she loves. She speaks at events around the country helping others to embrace change and create their own dream life. She is a co-host on the podcast Stumblin’ Forward which is all about the missteps of entrepreneurship and life.

She is also the author of The Power of Pivoting : How to Embrace Change and Create a Life You Love where she uses humor and wisdom to show you how you can lean into your own pivots and create opportunities from any situation, even the unexpected ones.

The Power of Pivoting with Monica Ortega

Kate Eberle Walker is the CEO of PresenceLearning, the leading provider of online special education services for K-12 schools. In this role, she leads a majority female employee population, whose mission is not only to provide students with learning needs, but to provide a flexible career path for nearly 1,000 special education clinicians, many of whom are working mothers. Kate became the CEO of The Princeton Review at age 39. Prior to that, she navigated the male-dominated investment world at Goldman Sachs working her way up through management roles.

She shares tell-it-like-it is advice with her fellow managers and in her book The Good Boss: 9 Ways Every Manager Can Support Women at Work.

Supporting Women at Work with Kate Eberle Walker

Heather R. Younger is an experienced keynote speaker, two-time author, and the CEO and Founder of Employee Fanatix, a leading employee engagement, leadership development, and DEI consulting firm, where she is on a mission to help leaders understand the power they possess to ensure people feel valued at work.

Known as The Employee Whisperer™, Heather harnesses humor, warmth, and an instant relatability to engage and uplift audiences and inspire them into action.

The Art of Caring Leadership with Heather Younger

Paul Robinson is the founder of Ensunet Technology Group, a San Diego based company specializing in M&A post-merger integration and IT enterprise architecture solutions, a company which is featured on Inc Magazine’s 2018 and 2019 list of the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in America.

To-date, Ensunet has supported more than $11 billion in pre- and post-merger IT planning, due diligence, and integration, including staffing projects throughout the United States, Central America, and the Asia-Pacific region.

Paul likes to “pay it forward” on the streets of his hometown: San Diego. There, he mentors at-risk youth; he’s also certified as an elder-care volunteer.

Technology Leadership Through Mergers & Acquisitions with Paul Robinson

Emma Mills-Sheffield is a consultant, coach, speaker, and facilitator. She has over 15 years of industry experience. She’s worked with public sector organizations, FTSE100 and Fortune500 companies, charities and start-ups. In January 2020 Emma was named as one of 100 female entrepreneurs in the UK as part of the small business campaign f:Entrepreneur.

Leadership Is A Privilege with Emma Mills-Sheffield

Kerry Wekelo is the Chief Operating Officer at Actualize Consulting, a financial services consulting firm. She is an award-winning author, mindfulness expert, and entrepreneur. Her book and program called “Culture Infusion” is the impetus behind Actualize Consulting being named Top Company Culture by Entrepreneur Magazine, a Top Workplace by The Washington Post, and a “Great Place to Work-Certified” organization. Kerry has been featured on ABC, NBC, NPR, The New York Times, and Thrive Global among others, and her most recent book is called “Gratitude Infusion: Workplace Strategies for a Thriving Organizational Culture.”

Creating a Thriving Culture with Kerry Wekelo

Alain Hunkins helps high achieving people become high achieving leaders. Over his twenty-year career, Alain has worked with over 2,000 groups of leaders in 25 countries. Clients include Wal-Mart, Pfizer, Citigroup, General Electric, Microsoft, among many others. In addition to being a leadership speaker, consultant, trainer, and coach, Alain is the author of CRACKING THE LEADERSHIP CODE: Three Secrets to Building Strong Leaders, which was endorsed by leadership luminaries Jim Kouzes, Barry Posner, and Marshall Goldsmith. A faculty member of Duke Corporate Education, Alain’s writing has been featured in Fast Company, Inc., Forbes, Chief Executive, Chief Learning Officer, and Business Insider.

Cracking the Code of Leadership with Alain Hunkins

Jennifer Brown is an award-winning entrepreneur, speaker, diversity and inclusion consultant, and author. Jennifer is the founder, president, and CEO of Jennifer Brown Consulting, headquartered in New York City and has been featured in media such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Harvard Business Review, AdWeek, Bloomberg Businessweek, Forbes, and many others.

Jennifer is the host of the popular weekly podcast, The Will to Change, which uncovers true stories of diversity and inclusion. She is also the bestselling author of two books; Inclusion, and How to Be An Inclusive Leader.

Becoming an Inclusive Leader with Jennifer Brown

Pollyanna Lenkic is one of Australia’s leading professionals in creating high performance cultures that transform results. For the past 20 years she has supported clients across Govt, Blue chip Corporate, NFPs and Mid tier professional services organizations.

She achieves this by helping her clients to develop consistent high-performing teams, elevating leadership capability, lifting employee engagement and maturing the potential of all.

It’s Not About Confidence, It’s About Courage with Pollyanna Lenkic

Rick Lite and his wife, Lori, ventured into publishing in 2003 with a line of books and CD’s through their company, Stress Free Kids. They even negotiated a deal on ABC’s Shark Tank in Season 1, Ep. 3. After achieving international success, they decided to form a new company in 2010 called Stress Free Book Marketing to share their knowledge and strategies to help other authors do the same.

How to Publish Your Story and Amplify Your Impact with Rick Lite

Karen Walker is an executive coach and consultant who advises CEOs and senior leaders on thriving in hyper-growth. She has worked with clients including Aetna, AWS, Pfizer, JPMorganChase, and BMC Software, as well as Inc. 5000 startups.

Karen is also a board advisor, keynote speaker, and the author of No Dumbing Down: A Guide for CEOs on Organization Growth. As employee 104 at Compaq, Karen helped lead the then-fastest growing company in American history, growing it from $0 to $15 billion in revenue.

Optimizing Your Team for Hypergrowth with Karen Walker

JoAnn Corley-Schwarzkopf is the Founder of Manage Global, a business advisory, leadership-management consulting firm. Over the last few years, she has been recognized as a global influencer being named to lists such as Top 100 Most Inclusive HR influencers, Top 50 Global HR Influencers, to name a few. She has also been quoted or featured in a variety of media such as NBC News, Huffington Post, Harvard Business Review, among others.

She is author of several books including her most recent: The Human Quotient: The Most Potent Force for Your Business Success and Show Me The Money! Solving the Mystery of ROI to Unlock Profits & Increase Company Value.

Creating a High-Performing, Innovative Culture with JoAnn Corley-Schwarzkopf

Rebecca Fraser-Thill is a coach, consultant, speaker, and writer. She has a Masters in Developmental Psychology from Cornell and is a Faculty Member at Bates College. She’s been featured in publications such as Bloomberg Businessweek, Business Insider, The Oprah Magazine and is a senior contributor at Forbes. She works with professionals around the world helping them find more meaningful and fulfilling work and lives.

Finding Meaning In the Moment with Rebecca Fraser-Thill

Gregg Vanourek is a leadership developer, executive, and award-winning author, delivering training, speaking, coaching, and consulting on leadership and life and work design. Gregg currently runs Gregg Vanourek LLC, a training and development venture and was previously a tech startup exec at K12 Inc, now a market leader with a billion in sales.

Gregg is co-author of three influential books, including “LIFE Entrepreneurs” and “Triple Crown Leadership.” His writing has appeared in or been reviewed by Fast Company, BusinessWeek, NY Times, Entrepreneur, and Harvard Business blogs, among others. He is a graduate of both Yale and the London School of Economics and has a TedX talk called Discover Mode: Find Your Quest.

Lead Yourself, Lead Others with Gregg Vanourek

Dr. Mark Goulston is a psychiatrist, executive coach and consultant to major organizations. Mark is the author or co-author of seven books including the international best-selling books: Get Out of Your Own Way, “Just Listen,” “Real Influence” and Talking to Crazy.

He has contributed to Harvard Business Review, Biz Journals, Business Insider, Huffington Post, Fast Company, Psychology Today and appear widely in the media including CNN, Wall St. Journal, NY Times, Fortune and Forbes and appear frequently as a subject area expert on television, radio and podcasts. And he hosts his own podcast called “My Wakeup Call” where he interviews influencers about their wakeup calls.

Transform Your Life & Business With Surgical Empathy with Dr. Mark Goulston

Dr. Paul White is a psychologist, author, speaker, and consultant who makes work relationships work. He has written articles for and been interviewed by Bloomberg’s Business Week, CNN/,, Fast Company, and many more.

He is the coauthor of three books including, The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace written with Dr. Gary Chapman (author of the #1 NY Times bestseller, The 5 Love Languages).

The Power of Appreciation in Increasing Performance and Engagement with Dr. Paul White

Dr. Vikram Mansharamani is a global trend-watcher who shows people how to anticipate the future, manage risk, and spot opportunities. He is the author of the recently-released THINK FOR YOURSELF: Restoring Common Sense in an Age of Experts and Artificial Intelligence and BOOMBUSTOLOGY: Spotting Financial Bubbles Before They Burst.

He has a PhD and two Masters degrees from MIT and a bachelors from Yale. In addition to having been a lecturer at Yale, and currently lecturing at Harvard, Vikram advises Fortune 500 CEOs to help them navigate uncertainty. His ideas and writings have appeared in Bloomberg, Fortune, Forbes, the New York Times, among many others. He also shares his ideas on his Think For Yourself Podcast.

Think For Yourself with Dr. Vikram Mansharamani

As the Founder of Distribute Consulting and the Remote Work Association, Laurel Farrer leverages virtual workforces to solve corporate and socioeconomic concerns. A global thought leader on the topic of remote work, Laurel collaborates with the world’s leading businesses and governments to eliminate virtual worker discrimination, prevent policy retraction, increase remote job accessibility, train distributed leaders, and design economic initiatives. Laurel is also a Forbes Contributor.

The Risks, Rewards and Future of Remote Work with Laurel Farrer

Dr. Scott Allison is a Professor of Psychology, University of Richmond. He has published over 100 articles and authored numerous books on heroism and leadership, including ‘Heroes’ and ‘Heroic Leadership’. His work has been featured in USA Today, NY Times, LA Times, NPR, and Psychology Today, among others. He has received Richmond’s Distinguished Educator Award and the Virginia Council of Higher Education’s Outstanding Faculty Award.

Heroic Leadership with Dr. Scott Allison

Dr. Matthew Hurtienne is the Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs for the School of Business and Director of the Doctorate of Business Administration at Concordia University Wisconsin. He is also the Director of Morph Advisors Consulting.

Authentic Leadership with Dr. Matthew Hurtienne

Joseph Young is a Software Solutions Architect, founder and CEO of Kuvio Creative, a software, design, branding, and marketing company. They are location-independent agency serving clients throughout the world.

Building Empowered Teams with Joseph Young

Aaron McHugh is a writer, podcaster, adventurer, and author of the best-selling book, Fire Your Boss: Discover Work You Love Without Quitting Your Job. He is mastering the art of living a sustainable work-life balance that constantly interweaves rhythms of play and adventure. That includes road trips in their 1974 VW Bus, aka The Joy Bus, catapulting them into many father-daughter adventures together.

Aaron works as an Affiliate Advisor to Aberkyn, a division of McKinsey & Co as a facilitator of transformation and executive coach.

Work Life Play by Design with Aaron McHugh

Scott B. Dust, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor of Management in the Farmer School of Business at Miami University (Oxford, OH). Dr. Dust is also the Chief Research Officer for Cloverleaf, a company whose technology helps organizations create better teams. His teaching, writing and consulting focus on evidence-based perspectives for leading oneself and others. In addition to teaching, he leads evidence-based management workshop, has published over 20 peer-reviewed articles, and is a contributor for Psychology Today.

Evidence-Based Leadership with Dr. Scott Dust

In this Key Conversations Masterclass, we explore the 4 Themes of Excellence.

Inside This Episode:

– How Your Focus Determines Your Results
– How We Perceive Reality
– How Our Internal Experience Creates Our External Results
– The Importance of Ownership
– How to Stay In the Solution
– The Control-Concern-Influence Model
– The Performance Equation

4-Themes of Excellence

Matt Confer is VP of Strategy and Business Development at Abilitie where they use team-based simulation training to enhance leadership development. He earned his MBA from Boston University while beginning his career with Deloitte Consulting. He has a popular TedX talk called 3 Steps to Better Decision Making and he also hosts a leadership podcast called, “Learn to Lead.”

Making Better Decisions with Matt Confer

Dr. Suzy Siegle is an attorney, business professor, and entrepreneurship coach, holding an MBA, a law degree, as well as a doctorate in leadership and management. As a researcher, she has spent the last decade researching locus of control psychology and is the creator of the Locus Mindset. Today we’re going to be exploring the locus of control, what is it, why do we need it, and how can we use it to improve our mindset, our resilience, and our success.

How We Perceive What We Believe with Dr. Suzy Siegle

Ben Morton is a sought after leadership mentor, coach and bestselling author. After graduating from the Royal Military Academy, he served two tours in Iraq. Ben went from the battlefield to the boardroom blending his military and corporate leadership training. Disappointed by traditional leadership training, Ben started coaching and mentoring others to become the most authentic version of themselves as leaders.

Leadership Games: Victims, Villains, and Heroes with Ben Morton

Dr. Ryan Gottfredson. is a mental success coach and cutting-edge leadership consultant, author, trainer, and researcher. Ryan is currently a leadership and management professor at the Mihaylo College of Business and Economics at California State University-Fullerton (CSUF). He holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior and Human Resources and is the author of “Success Mindsets: The Key to Unlocking Greater Success in Your Life, Work, & Leadership.”

How to Get Out of Your Own Way By Mastering Your Mindsets with Dr. Ryan Gottfredson

Faheem is the Founder of Springboarders management consulting. He began his career in the manufacturing industry. After completing his MBA in 2007, he began working as a strategy consultant in Toronto and served a wide range of companies including those in the Fortune 100. In 2009 he struck out on his own and started a consulting practice helping small and mid-sized companies grow their businesses. He has since shifted his focus to helping independent consultants and boutique firms build a sales pipeline and grow their business as a leader of leaders.

Establishing Boundaries and Avoiding Burnout with Faheem Moosa

Dr. Ruth Gotian is known as a “mentor’s mentor” and she is a contributor for both Forbes and Psychology Today. She has spent decades researching the most successful people of our generation in order to understand what they do when the world isn’t watching, that has ultimately put them in an elite class. She has uncovered their habits and practices and I am so excited that you are here today to share these secrets with us.

Using Power Skills to Develop High-Performing Teams with Dr. Ruth Gotian

Dr. Steve Yacovelli is Owner & Principal of TopDog Learning Group, LLC, a learning and development, leadership, change management, and diversity and inclusion consulting firm based in Orlando, FL, USA, with affiliates across the globe. Steve and TopDog have worked with Fortune 500 companies including The Walt Disney Company and Bayer as well as non-profits such as The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and The American Library Association.

With over twenty-five years’ experience in leadership, strategy, organizational learning, and communication, Steve applies academic theory to create real business results.

Diversity and Inclusion with Dr. Steve Yacovelli

Jude Charles started his company as a teenager. He is a Brand Strategist Filmmaker, and Speaker. For almost 15 years, has been helping purpose-driven, 7-figure and 8-figure entrepreneurs to bring their stories to life through documentaries & videos.

Find and Share Your Story with Jude Charles

Dr. Kurt Nelson is an applied behavioral scientist, the president and founder of the Lantern Group. He is also a sought after speaker and recognized leader in human motivation and behavior change. For over 20 years, Kurt has worked with global companies to apply behavioral science principles to drive change in their organizations. All his work is focused on understanding ways to positively influence how people behave.

Closing the Employee Engagement Gap with Kurt Nelson

Paul Smith is one of the world’s leading experts in business storytelling. He’s one of Inc. Magazine’s Top 100 Leadership Speakers of 2018, a storytelling coach, and bestselling author of several books including The 10 Stories Great Leaders Tell, Sell with a Story, Lead with a Story, Parenting with a Story. Paul holds an MBA from the Wharton School, is a former consultant at Accenture, and former executive and 20-year veteran of The Procter & Gamble Company.

Lead with a Story with Paul Smith

Jonathan Pritchard. Jonathan is the Founder of Hellstrom Group; international consulting agency. Author of “Think Like A Mind Reader.” And a Fortune 500 Mentalist.

Think Like A Mind Reader with Jonathan Pritchard

Kim Ades is the President and Founder of Frame of Mind Coaching™ and JournalEngine™ Software. Author, speaker, entrepreneur, coach, and mother of five, Kim has 15+ years of experience coaching many of North America’s most respected leaders. Recognized as an expert in the area of thought mastery and mental toughness, Kim uses her unique philosophy and quirky coaching style to help her clients deal with core issues and shift their thinking in order to yield extraordinary results.

Change Your Mind and the Results Will Follow with Kim Ades

Jen McFarland has over 25 years of training, teaching, and executive experience. She led large-scale public sector projects affecting over 50,000 businesses, handling millions of dollars. Today, Jen consults with business owners on leadership, strategic project planning, and digital marketing. She also hosts a weekly podcast called “Women Conquer Business.”

Building and Climbing the Right Mountain with Jen McFarland

Dominique “Dom” Brightmon, DTM is an award-winning speaker and certified member of the John Maxwell Team. He is the author of “Going North!: Tips & Techniques to Advance Yourself” & the follow-up bestseller, “Stay the Course: The Elite Performer’s 7 Secret Keys to Sustainable Success”. Dom host’s the Going North podcast, a top rated self-help podcast that interviews authors from all over the world. His mantra is Advance others to advance yourself.

Going North with Dom Brightmon

Mike Cameron is an author, speaker, successful entrepreneur and philanthropist. With over 20 years of experience in entrepreneurial endeavors, Mike is the Former CEO of Axiom Mortgage Partners. He has a TedX talk called Redefining Badass, is an ultramarathoner and an ironman triathlete.

Practice the Pause and S.O.A.R. with Mike Cameron

Mark Green is the author of two books, Activators: A CEO’s Guide to Clearer Thinking and Getting Things Done and Creating a Culture of Accountability. He’s also a speaker and coach to CEOs and executive teams worldwide. He has addressed, and advised thousands of business leaders, helping them unlock more of their potential and teaching them how to do the same for their teams.

Adapting to the Velocity of Change with Mark Green

Ted started his own business in 2001, making $20 out of his living room in the first month. Four years later, it was worth $10 million. He is the author of several books, including Five-Star Customer Services, Spoil ‘Em Rotten, and A World Gone Social. He is also a serial business founder and 3-time CEO. And currently finds time to teach at the Entrepreneurship Innovation Lab at Lorenzo Walker Technical College.

It’s Not Just Business, It’s Personal with Ted Coiné

Shane Boring has spent a lifetime studying success and has a passion for helping others realize success in their lives through Coaching, Consulting, and Speaking over the last 25 years.

The greatest lesson Shane has learned is “Learning who the little voice inside my head is and how to control this voice.” This lesson caused Shane to change his conception of everything in his life, and inspired him to share his personal experience in his book, Think A Better Thought™.

Think A Better Thought™ with Shane Boring

Erica Groschler has over twenty-five years of experience working with organizations helping improve human performance in the workplace. Erica has made working with people and organizations the focus of her career and she is playing a key role in helping companies define and develop their culture and high-performance capability.

Owning Change with Erica Groschler

– How You Can’t Lead Without A Common Vision
– How to Be Better. Be Smarter. Be Stronger
– The Right and Wrong Way to Deal with a Crisis
– Why You Can’t Solve Problems
– How to Avoid a Self-Destructive Emotional Environment
– The 4 Things That Destroy Companies
– Understanding the 3 Types of Employees (Sponges, Bystanders, & Camels)
– How to Create Presence When You’re Not Present
– How to use the 3 C’s to Take the Fear out of Confrontation
– The Myth of “Working Better Under Pressure”
– How to Redesign Your Life to Control Your Stress

The 5 Skills of Effective Leadership & Controlling Stress with Richard Flint

One of the most powerful tools on the planet is the ability to share our ideas through a conversation. It’s these ideas that can bring us together, to collaborate, and to achieve our potential. That’s what this show is about. Better conversations for better leaders.

Finding Your Compass

As we face this Global Pandemic, the entire world, is in a place of uncertainty. This show examines 5 Keys to Creating Certainty In An Uncertain World.

– How to create a feeling of certainty inside, even when things are going absolutely crazy around you.
– How to stay focused on what’s really important.
– How to create momentum to create results
– How to control your environment
– How to create a strong support network

These strategies can be used anytime to create certainty in your life and your business.

5 Keys to Creating Certainty In An Uncertain World

Learn how to go beyond the Fishbowl Effect and how to stay calm in the center of the storm by using the 5-Step CEO Morning Routine, brought to you through the words of James Murphy, a veteran in the transformation industry.

The 5-Step CEO Routine with James Murphy

Welcome to Key Conversations for Leaders with John Ryan. This podcast is for leaders throughout the organization who want to step up their game. This is for executives, entrepreneurs, small business owners, and for anyone who wants to get more results and less resistance from yourself and others.

In this episode, we cover The Conversation Formula and also get into the importance of Mindset & Mechanics in creating results.

The Conversation Formula with John Ryan