JUL 8, 2020
Listen back to one of our live radio shows as John and Clint define the difference between key performance indicators and objectives. We discuss how these should be used in a healthy manner, with objectives being the destination and KPI’s likened to a speedometer. Caller Kristian Jaloway brings real life examples to the discussion.
JUL 7, 2020
Slingshot Aerospace CEO David Godwin, an experienced entrepreneur and technologist, who is focused on leadership, platform building and product innovation, chats with us about treating employees differently in the workplace. David also shares how Slingshot Aerospace uses Satellite and Drone imagery to assist in times of emergency, and let’s us into his not so secret Dungeons and Dragons room.
JUL 1, 2020
Join John and Clint in-studio as they share openly about the need to engage in conversations about race and equality, and what that might look like. As two “middle-aged” white guys (air quotes intended), we certainly don’t claim to have the solution, however, we do believe that open discussions are key to developing a healthy perspective of difficult issues. They are also key to better connection, and in turn, better performance. We were bold enough to record it, we hope you’re bold enough to listen!
JUN 30, 2020
Ken Wisian Ph.D, Major General (retired), shares his insights and experience from ten years of active duty in the US Air Force, as a navigator/bombardier in B52s and C-130s. Ken, now Associate Director, Environmental Division, Bureau of Economic Geology at The University of Texas in Austin, opens a window into how combat rotation, constant relocations, and isolation impact individuals. He explains the importance of community and how the element of being connected and belonging increases productivity.
JUN 24, 2020
Join us for part 2 of our live radio show on how to have healthy discourse. John and Clint continue their discussion on the fundamental values of good communication, leading to more effective connection with people. The way we package that message can either hurt or help discourse, and the bow on that package is active listening. You’ll also learn two essential fundamentals to great conversations.
JUN 23, 2020
A taste of coaching! Today Kari Meredith joins John in a coaching session focusing on leadership isolation and human connection. Kari is the Co-Founder and CEO of Ignite Synergy, a software development company working hand in hand with organizations to create innovative workflow solutions. Here’s a real look at what it means to be an executive in the world today.
JUN 17, 2020
Lean in to another episode from our live radio show as John and Clint discuss the importance of healthy discourse. We focus on why arguments need to be brought forward in a way we can understand them, why the first point of approach is to be open minded, and we’ll touch on how to balance emotion in a situation.
JUN 16, 2020
Today we chat with the CEO of Mediatech Ventures, Paul O’Brien. With the thought that you can’t create a movement but you can inspire one, Paul discusses how the internet broke the media, how he guides and advises venture capital companies by developing workforce curriculums, and how he’s helping entrepreneurs understand how the news media actually works. Listen out for his take on “finding your social media neighborhood”, it’s a gem!
JUN 10, 2020
The 5 F’s to a Balanced Life – John explains the framework of the 5 facets of life that drive our relationships with others, and with ourselves. Get coached on how to maximize your performance by developing relationships; strengthening personal motivation to achieve new goals in life; and grab keys to understanding where you are in each of these 5 area’s. Get ready to get deliberate!
JUN 9, 2020
Listen in as former US Attorney for the Western District of Texas and top federal prosecutor, Johnny Sutton lets us behind the curtain of what it’s like to make really big decisions, not just for yourself, but decisions that impact other people’s lives. Formerly appointed by President Bush, Johnny now specializes in helping companies to comply with federal and state regulations and practices in the area of white-collar criminal defense and government investigations. This is one fascinating conversation!
JUN 3, 2020
These are certainly tumultuous times. In this radio episode John talks about being grounded in adversity, and some of the tools to help us do that. Discover the power journalling and how changing the way you think changes your mindset. Grab a next level perspective right here, along with some practicalities to put into practice.
JUN 2, 2020
Meet Rusty Shelton, Founder and Chairman of Zilker Media, strategist at AMG/Forbes Books, keynote speaker, and expert of online audience building. He’s also the author of the book “Authority Marketing”, which boasts the foreword by none other than Steve Forbes. You’re about to think about personal brand and digital real estate for both you and your children, yes, your children, in a whole new light! Here’s a conversation we did not see coming!
MAY 27, 2020
Listen back to another episode from our live radio show. John highlights the difference between mentoring and coaching, and the possible ways of establishing a mentorship association while understanding the alignment of mentors across your life. Here are some really practical ways to be both an effective mentor, and an empowered mentee.
MAY 26, 2020
What’s the driving force behind your “why”? In this episode we have a challenging and inspiring chat with Erica Blue, the CEO of Austin Sunshine Camps, a non-profit organization seeking to reach out to communities and impart life changing values to children. Be it personal or professional, connection in community is key to our success. This perspective may just impact you more than you realize!
MAY 22, 2020
Success and fulfillment find a measured harmony in this episode. John brings answers to 4 big questions and fills 5 big buckets! We discuss frameworks for diagnosing success and explore the impact of skill sets on performance. We’ll also touch on the difference between having an actual skillset, and having the potential to develop a skill set. Buckle up, there’s much to talk about here.
MAY 21, 2020
You may already know him from Fox Business, or his “Lykken on Lending” podcast. David Lykken is a management consultant, well known in the Mortgage industry, and today he shares experiences that were transformative not only in his business, but also in his life around the business. Pro tip: Being real increases the magnetic pull of connection.
MAY 19, 2020
Epidemiologist, CEO and Co-Founder of OnlineMedEd, Jamie wants to make the world a better place and is focused on doing well by doing good! We speak about what has permanently changed in the world due to Covid-19, its effect on organizational culture, and how to prepare for the changed world we now live in.
MAY 18, 2020
Join us for one of our live radio shows where John discussed the impact of connection on performance in times of crisis, and gives some really practical tools for managing those moments well!
MAY 12, 2020
If you have a difficult topic to consider, who better to ask than Marjorie Clifton who spends her days jetting between on-air discussions on CNN, Fox, NBC, MSNBC and a bevy of clients such as the US Government, Deloitte, Verizon, GM, the American Red Cross, and the American Association of University Women. You’ll walk away from this conversation with new thinking on sexual harassment, organizations in crisis, and gender equality in the workplace – just to name a few.
MAY 12, 2020
You are not alone. None of us are really, even though it would be easy to feel that way given all of the challenges facing us both professionally and personally. John and Clint discuss the unspoken epidemic of isolation and the resulting breakdown in personal and professional relationships and give solutions to how connection ultimately drives healthy performance.
MAY 12, 2020
Our first guest has traveled far to bring his wisdom to us – from Sierra Games and Electronic Arts (EA) to a board member for Lucas Films during the sale to Disney, and now as Vice President of Technology at Sedera Health – Jerry Bowerman brings a unique perspective to our conversation. Listen in to hear how Jerry’s management philosophy has morphed over his career and for an unguarded conversation about managing people across multi-national organizations with humility and empathy.