• The Gift of Fear

    September 19, 2021

    Today, we CEOs experience fear and think it is a natural emotion...

  • Pain, Joy, and Learning in 2020

    December 31, 2020

    As I reflect on 2020, I see a real lesson in resilience.  2020 was full of pain, joy, and learning. 

  • #CEO Podcast: 11 Wartime Plays for CEOs (with John Belizaire)

    November 2, 2020

    In this episode, there are 11 Wartime CEO plays that I’ve picked up along the way that I want to share with you.

  • #CEO Podcast: How the Self-Powerment Model Maximizes Your Potential (with Faye Mandell)

    September 25, 2020

    Dr. Faye Mandell joins John to discuss… How to help your team become their best selves and A simple framework for being present as a CEO.

  • #CEO Podcast: How to Master the Art of the Pivot (with Bettina Hein)

    September 25, 2020

    You’ve started the company. You’ve made the product… Now you find it’s not scalable. It’s time to pivot. Bettina Hein shares how she learned to embrace shifting gears.

  • #CEO Podcast: You’re a CEO, But Don’t Think You Need Sales Skills Huh? (with Jim Hemmer)

    August 27, 2020

    Sales is an integral part of any business, but rarely associated with the CEO’s role.

  • #CEO Podcast: CEO Rule Number 1 — When You Go In, You Must Go All In. (with Dip Patel)

    August 10, 2020

    Walking away from a promising career at Lockheed to attend MIT was definitely not in the original plan. But for Dip Patel, it was only the beginning.

  • #CEO Podcast: Culture Should be Curious-Are You Inspiring Curiosity in Your Team? (with Corey Thomas)

    July 11, 2020

    Corey Thomas isn’t in the role he thought he’d be as Chairman and CEO of Rapid7, but 7 years, a ton of successes, a failure or 3 and an impressive and enviable culture, show that sometimes our paths lead us exactly where we belong. 

  • #CEO Podcast: 7 Books Every Startup CEO Should Read (with David Cancel)

    July 11, 2020

    Are you a know-it-all or a learn-it-all? If you chose the latter, you’ll appreciate the top 5 marketing books David Cancel — Founder and CEO of Drift — can’t stop rereading.

  • #CEO Podcast: Why All Great Leaders Find Time for Solitude (with John Belizaire)

    June 20, 2020

    In this episode, join me as I explain how (and why) you should make solitude a core-component in your leadership strategy. Learn why effective leadership depends on solitude.

  • #CEO Podcast:The CEO’s Journey — You Don’t Have to Travel Alone (with Bouzha Cookman)

    June 3, 2020

    Being a leader in tough economic times means striking a healthy balance between pessimism and optimism. As CEOs, we have to make tough decisions. We also have to keep up morale. Bouzha Cookman, of Catlin & Cookman, explains how CEO peers group can help.

  • #CEO Podcast: The Venture Capital Playbook (with Chip Hazard)

    May 15, 2020

    There are a ton of variables that go into the perfect formula between venture capitalists and CEOs. Fortunately, venture capitalist Chip Hazard offers a detailed and actionable playbook for welding the best CEO/VC relationships.

  • #CEO Podcast: 3 Ways to Master Your Growth as CEO (with Promise Phelon)

    May 6, 2020

    The personal and professional growth experiences of entrepreneurs. Promise Phelon, a serial entrepreneur and author, shares her learnings acquired over the course of her journey as an underdog CEO.

  • #CEO Podcast: CEO Coach – Why Everyone Needs One (with Bob Cramer)

    April 13, 2020

    The greatest athletes of all time all have had coaches. So, why wouldn’t the greatest CEOs have coaches, too? Five-time CEO turned coach Bob Cramer sheds light on the role a coach can play in a CEO’s journey.

  • #CEO Podcast: Being CEO for The First Time (with John Belizaire)

    April 5, 2020

    The importance of falling in love with your customers even if they take their shoes off during a meeting (true story)