Chasing the Bright Side – Jess Ekstrom
Do you consider yourself an optimistic person? In this episode, Jess Ekstrom reshapes our understanding of optimism in a way that fuels us to persevere through obstacles to get to the bright side.
Resistance – Quick Hit
Resistance takes many shapes to deceive you and keep you from reaching your goals. Steve shares an excerpt from War of Art by Steven Pressfield that exposes the tactics of resistance and encourages you to keep going.
Don’t be an Anxious Leader – Dr. John Swallow
While there can be generational misunderstandings and expectations among those he leads, the president of Carthage College chooses to be a non-anxious presence, which leads to a healthier, more trusting community. Find out how.
Resources & Tips to Kickstart Your Year – Quick Hit
If we’re not intentional about growing as leaders, the busyness of life will consume all of our time. The resources and lessons Steve shares in this episode will help you set your vision for this year both professionally and personally.
What Needs to be True – Quick Hit
What needs to be true for you to accomplish your goals in the new year? This episode will help you get on track for success in 2020.
Orchestrating Good – Jessica Greb
This four-month-old nonprofit is not doing anything monumental – but they are impacting lives in a profound way. Founder Jessica Greb shares how she challenged herself as a leader to do more to make a difference and how to orchestrate good in your own community and in the lives of those around you.
What’s Your Word for the Year? – Quick Hit
How do you know if you had a successful year if you didn’t set a vision for it? Steve shares a simple way to establish your focus for the next 365 days – and it starts with just one word.
Help Your Team Feel Alive – Kimberly Kane
After 15 years of television reporting, Kimberly Kane did something she never expected to do – she started her own communications business. Kane Communications is redefining the role of an employee by giving them the freedom, tools, and support to take their career to the next level.
Living Authentically – Carl Deffenbaugh
TV personalities are larger than life characters playing a role to entertain, right? Not so with FOX6 Anchor Carl Deffenbaugh. He found his spot on the WakeUp show by being himself and having fun along the way.
My Top Five – Quick Hit
What leadership characteristics are the most important in your life? What’s significant to you personally and what do you look for in others? I share my top five with you to get you thinking about yours.
Never Regretted – Steve Scherer
Using examples from his own life, Steve Scherer shares how living with intention and discipline, and taking small steps can lead you to great things.
7 Networking Questions – Quick Hit
Meeting someone new for lunch or coffee? Make the most out of it by being ready with these seven networking questions.
Success Through Adversity – Chris Maragos
Two-time Super Bowl champ Chris Maragos shares how adversity can shape you as a leader if you allow it to and bring success in unforeseen ways.
Losers with Heart – Quick Hit
You might not be on top of your game right now, but with the right attitude and opportunity from leadership, you can get there. This is an encouraging listen for both those in leadership roles and those who aren’t.