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Is successful entrepreneurship about promoting the hell out of yourself, or building a killer culture and focusing on relentless personal development? Find the surprising answers as real estate rock star Kris Lindahl interviews business leaders from all walks of life. No matter what industry you’re in, you’ll learn how to win in the marketplace—and life—by finding your authentic self and communicating it to the world.

Is successful entrepreneurship about promoting the hell out of yourself, or building a killer culture and focusing on relentless personal development? Find the surprising answers as real estate rock star Kris Lindahl interviews business leaders from all walks of life. No matter what industry you’re in, you’ll learn how to win in the marketplace—and life—by finding your authentic self and communicating it to the world.
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Is successful entrepreneurship about promoting the hell out of yourself, or building a killer culture and focusing on relentless personal development? Find the surprising answers as real estate rock star Kris Lindahl interviews business leaders from all walks of life. No matter what industry you’re in, you’ll learn how to win in the marketplace—and life—by finding your authentic self and communicating it to the world.

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Rachel Mairose went from rescuing 1 animal to saving over 17,000 in less than 10 years. Now Secondhand Hounds is a breed apart—an example of what people can learn from animals, and what businesses can learn from nonprofits about leadership. — BTB #15

1/21/2019
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Want proof that phenomenal success starts with finding your true passion? Look no farther than Rachel Mairose. Rachel started a small dog rescue out of her apartment in 2009. Less than a decade later, Secondhand Hounds is the largest animal rescue operation in the Midwest, with over 17,000 animals saved. In this fascinating interview, Rachel talks about why you should “keep going until you find your passion and feel like you don’t think you could live without doing it,” why industry taboos...

Duration:00:46:29

Mark Crea has grown Feed My Starving Children 40% a year for 13 years. How has he done it, and what important lessons can businesses learn from the charitable and nonprofit world? — BTB #14

1/14/2019
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If you’ve ever spent a day at a Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) food-packing center, you know it’s an experience you’ll never forget—remarkably consistent and uplifting for the 1.4 million volunteers across 40 states who participate every year. In this episode, Kris talks to Feed My Starving Children CEO Mark Crea to unearth the secrets on how this once-small organization has grown from 1 site packing 3 million meals for kids in 17 countries annually, to having 8 permanent sites in the Twin...

Duration:01:07:57

Kris has four critical pieces of advice for you in 2019, all learned from his personal triumphs and challenges in 2018. — BTB #14 One on One

1/7/2019
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How are you feeling about 2019? Better than last year? Worse? About the same? As we enter a new year, it’s time to wipe the slate clean and take a fresh look at where we’re at in our lives and careers. Looking back on 2018, Kris sees both the successes and the challenges in starting and growing a business, and the pitfalls and rewards of trying to do things differently and better. In this one-on-one episode, he shares his four areas of advice for anyone who wants to improve their leadership...

Duration:00:08:41

Cesar Castillejos’ life changed when he asked himself two questions. The answers helped him truly understand leadership, stewardship and the right way to help young people become leaders. — BTB #12

12/31/2018
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Are you a successful leader who’s secretly burned out and unhealthy? Is what you’re doing bringing you success but not joy? Are you especially attuned to the leadership challenges that teenagers face today? Then the incredible story of youth worker, speaker, trainer and preacher Cesar Castillejos will definitely resonate with you. Learn about Cesar’s challenges growing up as an of-color kid in a Minnesota suburb, hear the two questions his mentor told him to ask himself, and discover how the...

Duration:00:46:57

“Why can’t I be like them?” — BTB #11 One on One

12/24/2018
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It’s natural to compare yourself to other people, but is it healthy—and are you comparing yourself to something real or fake? In this special “One on One” podcast, Kris talks about the growing dangers of comparing yourself to someone else’s social media-produced life.

Duration:00:04:59

Kristi Piehl will get you good media coverage … and teach you how to be a successful woman without the “Mom Guilt.” — BTB #10

12/17/2018
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Have you ever had the rug pulled out from under you when you thought you were at the peak of success? Do you still wonder what you want to be when you grow up? Media Minefield founder and CEO Kristi Piehl has been there and done that. After being a successful reporter with a couple of Emmys on her shelf, she suddenly found herself unemployed in her mid-30s, trying to raise a family while figuring out a new career. The results speak for themselves, as Media Minefield has quickly become one of...

Duration:01:02:52

Kathy Robideau is changing journalism and elevating women … one breadstick at a time — BTB #9

12/10/2018
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Think you work hard? Chances are, Business Journal Market President Kathy Robideau has you beat. Starting with her days slinging breadsticks at the Olive Garden as a kid, Kathy has always been willing to outwork people and earn everything she gets. But she’s also the type of leader who knows it’s about teamwork, not the individual. In this episode, you’ll hear Kathy’s amazing story of succeeding by always learning, creating groups of supportive like-minded people, and always gravitating...

Duration:00:42:23

BombBomb’s Darin Dawson is out to “re-humanize the planet,” and he’s doing it in ways you’d never expect. — BTB #8

12/3/2018
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Do you want your eulogy to say you “made a lot of money” or “made a dent in the universe”? Do you think not having a college degree and coming from humble roots means you can’t succeed or lead? BombBomb President and Co-founder Darin Dawson explodes every myth about leadership, success, and culture in this fascinating interview. Learn how BombBomb’s incredible success actually started with a small painting business. Learn how Darin and his business partner take a bottom-up approach to...

Duration:01:08:21

Brady Forseth does the right things for the right reasons, and he never tries to do it alone. — BTB #7

11/26/2018
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Is your life more about making money or making an impact? Do we all have a platform to change the world, or just the politicians and celebrities? African Community & Conservation Foundation CEO Brady Forseth joins us to talk about his amazing work with the ACCF, as well as the Starkey Foundation and other nonprofits he’s led and been a part of. In this episode, Brady talks about why he calls fundraising “friend-raising,” why he prefers “co-opetition” to competition, and why he believes that...

Duration:00:50:09

Kris expresses gratitude for his supporters and BTB listeners

11/22/2018
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What are you thankful for? How have you been blessed in your life? Kris expresses his gratitude to everyone that has supported him and the Behind The Billboard podcast. Without the listeners, this podcast would be nothing. Happy Thanksgiving!

Duration:00:02:04

Jennifer Smith loves a good crisis, because she sees big possibilities in hard challenges. — BTB #6

11/19/2018
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Does risk scare or excite you? When a crisis hits, is your instinct to panic or to look for opportunities? Innovative Office Solutions CEO Jennifer Smith and her husband, CFO Brooks Smith, have some amazing stories to tell about embracing risk and going against the grain. A key quote: “When you can’t provide the customer the experience you envision, then you know you’re in the wrong place.” In this episode, you’ll learn a ton of practical knowledge about hiring for culture, staying in a...

Duration:00:53:02

Bill Svoboda wants you to create ‘experiences worth showing up for,’ because that’s how he turns commodity businesses into consumer experience powerhouses. — BTB #5

11/12/2018
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Is there really a better way to sell T-shirts and mortgage titles? Yes! Starting with the T-shirt business he started in his college dorm room, rock star speaker and CloseSimple co-founder Bill Svoboda has learned that the secret to success is all about people. Learn about his “$150 Rule,” how he used chocolate to win a huge client, and why it was so important for him to “make time for Carl.” Bill’s story is a huge reminder that leadership is all about how you treat your neighbors, that the...

Duration:00:53:30

Josh Neumann’s product is reducing bullying and proving the power of a purpose-based brand, and that’s not just lip service! — BTB #4

11/5/2018
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What do you do when you’re successful but not fulfilled? What’s it like when a moment of inspiration takes on a life of its own? And how can (literally) opening doors for other people also open doors of opportunity for you? Josh Neumann reveals the fascinating story behind his lip balm product Kind Lips, and how a simple idea he had in a moment of self-reflection is now changing behavior, changing culture and changing lives every day. For anyone struggling to figure out what they’re...

Duration:01:02:10

“Who do you think you are?” Kris takes on the most important question in leadership and core values — BTB #3: One on One

10/26/2018
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Hear Kris’s impassioned 7-minute hot take on the most critical question you can ask yourself as a person and as a leader. It might sound basic, but it is most definitely not. And as Kris knows from personal experience, when you can answer this question—truly answer it—then suddenly everything gets clearer, more fulfilling and more fun.

Duration:00:06:54

Jon Cheplak gets vulnerable and talks about the importance of transparency to good leadership — BTB #1

10/26/2018
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What secret do good leaders know about getting people to make a choice or a change? What’s the thing that most leaders say they’re going to be, but then almost never are? What’s the #1 thing a leader should ask him or herself when they wake up in the morning? Learn the surprising answers to these and many other questions in this fascinating conversation between Kris and renowned speaker and mentor Jon Cheplak, one of the most sought after real estate leadership and productivity consultants...

Duration:01:21:36

Justin Havre talks accountability and self-improvement, two keys to great leadership and culture — BTB #2

10/26/2018
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If you’re really honest with yourself, do you blame others or take responsibility when things go wrong? If you do take responsibility, how do you turn things around? In this episode, Kris goes deep with Justin Havre of Justin Havre & Associates, the #1 RE/MAX team in western Canada and #2 RE/MAX team in the entire country. Justin is basically the introverted Canadian version of Kris, and he’s a great example of someone who stood on the precipice of failure before learning how to make the...

Duration:01:02:01

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10/11/2018
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Is successful entrepreneurship about promoting the hell out of yourself, or building a killer culture and focusing on relentless personal development? Find the surprising answers as real estate rock star Kris Lindahl interviews business leaders from all walks of life.

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