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The Leadership Podcast

The Leadership Podcast

Why do we do this?

We interview great leaders, review the books they read, and speak with highly influential authors who study them.

How we do this?

#1 We interview great leaders.
#2 We review the books great leaders read and write.
#3 We have fun!

Mar 27, 2019

Cathy Sunshine, President of the Sunshine Group, has coached thousands of executives and multiple generations of leaders. She talks about the changes she has witnessed in leadership over the past 45 years, the synchronization of how we move in organizations and how a behavioral operating system is different than...

Mar 20, 2019

Jim and Jan start the show by paying tribute to Jan’s late mentor who exemplified the virtue of gratitude. Also discussed are ways to improve positivity, the power behind finding things to be grateful for, and practical suggestions for expressing gratitude.


Key Takeaways

[1:46] At the funeral of his mentor, MG Bud...

Mar 13, 2019

Professor Bill DeMarco (Retired Air Force Colonel) holds 3 Masters degrees, and holds fellowships at Stanford and Cambridge. He is a five-time commander and teaches leadership at Air University, Auburn and Michigan. Bill explains what he means when he says we are all just students in “permanent beta,” and ways in...

Mar 6, 2019

There is a pattern Jim and Jan have seen time and time again in successful people - they prepare. Today, they discuss the approach of preparation, why it’s important, and what can happen when we just “wing it.”  


Key Takeaways

[2:30] Things often don’t go as planned. Preparation safeguards us and provides us...