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Stood in the Gap

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Success is not achievable alone. We all have a story of a person who took a risk, someone who imagined a life greater than what we could, someone who stood in the gap. This show shares those 'someones.' Those unsung heroes who pushed us when we could have settled for what is. Stood in the Gap focuses on the journey of where leaders were before they achieved their goals. It's stories often left untold, yet those stories made the difference between giving up and pressing on. And in those moments, what made all the difference? The words said. Each leader on our show, shares what was said in their darkest moments, catapulting them out of the darkness and into who they are today. What were those words? And why were they said? And more importantly what happened next. Join host Derrin Slack to find out.

Success is not achievable alone. We all have a story of a person who took a risk, someone who imagined a life greater than what we could, someone who stood in the gap. This show shares those 'someones.' Those unsung heroes who pushed us when we could have settled for what is. Stood in the Gap focuses on the journey of where leaders were before they achieved their goals. It's stories often left untold, yet those stories made the difference between giving up and pressing on. And in those moments, what made all the difference? The words said. Each leader on our show, shares what was said in their darkest moments, catapulting them out of the darkness and into who they are today. What were those words? And why were they said? And more importantly what happened next. Join host Derrin Slack to find out.

Location:

United States

Description:

Success is not achievable alone. We all have a story of a person who took a risk, someone who imagined a life greater than what we could, someone who stood in the gap. This show shares those 'someones.' Those unsung heroes who pushed us when we could have settled for what is. Stood in the Gap focuses on the journey of where leaders were before they achieved their goals. It's stories often left untold, yet those stories made the difference between giving up and pressing on. And in those moments, what made all the difference? The words said. Each leader on our show, shares what was said in their darkest moments, catapulting them out of the darkness and into who they are today. What were those words? And why were they said? And more importantly what happened next. Join host Derrin Slack to find out.

Language:

English


Episodes

Al White: “Remember those three minutes.”

2/18/2021
“Remember those three minutes for the rest of your life.” In this episode, Al White, Advisor for Corporate Responsibility and VP of The Lilly Foundation at Eli Lilly and Company, joins Derrin Slack for a conversation about breaking the cycle of crime and making the most of every opportunity. Al’s father was a well-known drug dealer in Delaware, and his grandfather was murdered as a result of his involvement with organized crime. When Al was arrested before his senior year of...

Duration:00:21:47

Jimmie McMillian: "Your dad shot your mom."

2/4/2021
“Your dad just shot your mom; you’ve got to go back [to college].” In this episode, Jimmie McMillian, Senior Corporate Counsel at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, joins Derrin Slack for a conversation about overcoming obstacles and leaving a legacy. After failing out of college, Jimmie’s life changed forever when he found out his father shot his mother three times. As he sat in the hospital wondering if she would survive, he made a decision that would affect the rest of his life. As he...

Duration:00:24:08

CJ McClanahan: "We will get you through this."

1/21/2021
“We have no idea what you’re going through, but we will get you through this.” As a sought-after author, speaker, and advisor, CJ McCLanahan has spent countless hours helping high-performing entrepreneurs and executives grow their businesses. Yet, despite tremendous success, he found his clients’ happiness and quality of life wasn’t increasing with their financial or professional growth. Now, CJ is on a mission to inspire leaders to re-imagine success and focus on the things that really...

Duration:00:27:07

Jenn Lisak Golding: "Make your own destiny."

1/7/2021
“You are in charge of your own destiny, make it your own.” As a woman in business and leadership, Jenn Lisak Golding, Founder and CEO of Sapphire Strategy, knew she would face many obstacles. Thanks to the teaching and inspiration of trailblazers like her mother and aunt, she learned to keep going and find the right opportunities. Despite pressure to pursue a prestigious title as a doctor or lawyer, Jenn knew the only way she would be happy and successful was to make her own destiny. As...

Duration:00:19:01

Mike Reynolds: “Relationships are all that matter.”

12/17/2020
Despite more than 20 years as a software product leader, Mike Reynolds, CEO of Innovatemap, wasn’t prepared for the loneliness he experienced when starting his digital product agency. Yet, Mike received encouragement and guidance from experienced entrepreneurs who took the time to invest in a relationship with him. These informal mentorships taught him “relationships are all that matter,” a lesson that has permeated the culture of Innovatemap. As he shares his story, you’ll hear how Mike...

Duration:00:22:47

Jim Brown: “What are you waiting for?”

12/3/2020
What’s holding you back from doing the thing you’ve always wanted? Jim Brown, an advisor and angel investor for the Indianapolis tech community, joins the show, vulnerably sharing the biggest failure of his career. On the heels of a failed business venture, someone stood in the gap for Jim, asking, “What are you waiting for?” Those words gave him the perspective he needed to work through the challenge and use the lessons he learned from his failure to mentor other entrepreneurs.

Duration:00:26:49

Jeb Banner: "You're going to be okay."

11/19/2020
Jeb Banner, CEO of Boardable, joins the show for a conversation about entrepreneurship, what it means to lead without manipulation, and why he stood in the gap for host Derrin Slack. How would you react if all you had worked for evaporated in a matter of days? Prior to Boardable, Jeb had started another business, and through sudden and painful circumstances he found himself out of the company wondering how he was going to take care of his growing family. Yet, in his darkest moment, someone...

Duration:00:17:14

"I'm not giving up on you."

10/27/2020
Success is not achievable alone. We all have a story of a person who took a risk, someone who imagined a life greater than what we could, someone, who stood in the gap. This show shares those 'someones.' Those unsung heroes who pushed us when we could have settled for what is. Stood in the Gap focuses on the journey of where leaders were before they achieved their goals. It's stories often left untold, yet those stories made the difference between giving up and pressing on. And in those...

Duration:00:04:07