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Are you looking for motivation and encouragement on your path to becoming a better leader? If so, you’ve come to the right place. Keep listening to find a community of leaders committed to learning and taking action to improve their world. The Life as Leadership podcast focuses on two things: 1. Learning from great leaders in all areas of life and 2. Developing a community of leaders committed to challenging and encouraging each other to new levels of influence. This show will introduce you to the mindsets, lifestyles, and strategies of entrepreneurs, thought leaders, executives, coaches, and many other leaders. The lessons from these leaders are then discussed and developed further in the next episode by a group of young leaders. The goal is to help you on your path to becoming a better leader. The Life as Leadership podcast: Where leaders gather to grow together.

Are you looking for motivation and encouragement on your path to becoming a better leader? If so, you’ve come to the right place. Keep listening to find a community of leaders committed to learning and taking action to improve their world. The Life as Leadership podcast focuses on two things: 1. Learning from great leaders in all areas of life and 2. Developing a community of leaders committed to challenging and encouraging each other to new levels of influence. This show will introduce you to the mindsets, lifestyles, and strategies of entrepreneurs, thought leaders, executives, coaches, and many other leaders. The lessons from these leaders are then discussed and developed further in the next episode by a group of young leaders. The goal is to help you on your path to becoming a better leader. The Life as Leadership podcast: Where leaders gather to grow together.
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Are you looking for motivation and encouragement on your path to becoming a better leader? If so, you’ve come to the right place. Keep listening to find a community of leaders committed to learning and taking action to improve their world. The Life as Leadership podcast focuses on two things: 1. Learning from great leaders in all areas of life and 2. Developing a community of leaders committed to challenging and encouraging each other to new levels of influence. This show will introduce you to the mindsets, lifestyles, and strategies of entrepreneurs, thought leaders, executives, coaches, and many other leaders. The lessons from these leaders are then discussed and developed further in the next episode by a group of young leaders. The goal is to help you on your path to becoming a better leader. The Life as Leadership podcast: Where leaders gather to grow together.

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Episodes

LaL 013D: Be a Peacock + Deferred Gratification

5/24/2019
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Josh, Ansley, Ethan, and Isaiah talk about Monday’s interview with Brian Preston and Bo Hanson of the Money Guy Show. The discussion includes how to get started in investing, how to avoid lifestyle creep (spoiler: eat rice and beans and budget!). They also discuss how to balance living in the present and focusing on the future, how to have fun for cheap, and how to set yourself apart from the crowd for future success.

Duration:00:22:31

LaL 013: College as Leadership, Pt. 1 – Wealth and Success with Brian Preston and Bo Hanson

5/20/2019
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Brian Preston is the founder of Abound Wealth Management and the award-winning Money Guy Show, and he’s been recognized as one of the top 100 financial advisors in the United States. Bo Hanson is the co-founder of Abound Wealth Management and the Money Guy Show. Together they form a dynamic team focused on educating people, helping them with their finances, and enriching their lives. They’ve appeared on Fox Business, Time, Forbes, US News and World Report, the Wall Street Journal, and much...

Duration:00:33:34

LaL 012D: Will Humility Get You Where You Want to Go?

5/18/2019
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Josh, Anthony, Anna-Maria, and Jake discuss Monday's interview with Blake Thompson, president at Mississippi College. The conversation includes how to understand what it means to find a compelling opportunity, whether or not humility is enough to get you to the top of an organization, and the balance between the character/competence/charisma equation that Dr. Thompson shared. There is also some discussion on how to care more about your organization than yourself in a healthy way as well as...

Duration:00:28:11

LaL 012: Character-Based Leadership – Dr. Blake Thompson, President at Mississippi College

5/13/2019
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Dr. Blake Thompson is the 20th president of Mississippi College. Before becoming president, he served as a leader in higher education, in research circles, and in government. This includes educational leadership roles at Ohio State University; as a vice president with Battelle, which is the world’s leading non-profit research and development organization; and as a senior staff member of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee in Washington, D.C. He has a Ph.D. in pharmaceutical sciences...

Duration:00:19:59

LaL 011D: Encouraging and Modeling Growth and Action

5/11/2019
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Josh, Daniel, Parker, and Sara discuss Monday's interview with Bill Blair of Rocks to Rivers. They talk about how to more effectively incorporate action into a group's life, how to encourage people toward action and learning, and the importance of letting followers ultimately take ownership of their own actions.

Duration:00:27:41

LaL 011: Guiding People to Adventure and Influence – Bill Blair, Founder of Rocks to Rivers

5/7/2019
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Bill Blair is the Founder of Rocks to Rivers, an organization focused on helping people live a life of adventure and influence by guiding them through experiences that build their confidence and expand their ability to navigate struggles. He uses experiential learning and conversations in action to guide people to a better understanding of their life narrative so that they can lead and live with greater influence.

Duration:00:28:22

LaL 010D: Sharing and Withholding Information

5/4/2019
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Josh, Austen, Creed, and Maria talk about Monday's interview with Doug Hershberger on how to use evidence-based information in leadership. As defined on Monday, evidence-based practices include 1) scientific evidence, 2) practitioner expertise, and 3) and understanding and consideration of the client. The discussion ranges from how and when evidence-based approaches are best (and also not as important or preferable), when it is best and most helpful to withhold information from followers,...

Duration:00:29:39

LaL 010: Evidence-Based Leadership – Doug Hershberger, Owner at Hershberger Health and Performance

4/30/2019
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Doug Hershberger is the founder of Hershberger Health and Performance in Sarasota, FL, where his mission is to spread evidence-based knowledge and improve the lives of others. In his late teen years, Doug lost nearly 100 pounds after dealing with obesity as a child. He discovered that health and fitness were not only a matter of the physical but also the mental, emotional, social, and even the spiritual sides of life. Doug now holds a master’s degree in Kinesiology and has certifications in...

Duration:00:28:59

LaL 009D: Can Everyone Win in an Organization?

4/27/2019
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Josh, Cody, Elijah, and Molly discuss Monday's interview with Lizzy Engele, the co-founder of MakerGirl. The discussion focuses on real-life implications of Lizzy's principle of "everybody wins," how to identify priorities for our life and leadership, how we can create a system where mentorship is prioritized, how to handle conflict, and the importance of being enthusiastic about learning.

Duration:00:28:04

LaL 009: Promoting STEM Education for Young Girls – Lizzy Engele, Co-Founder of MakerGirl

4/22/2019
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Lizzy Engele is an activist, creative, and life-long learner in the corporate and social impact communities. She is the co-founder and executive director of MakerGirl, a 501c3 that has educated over 3K girls in STEM, and she uses her nonprofit knowledge at LinkedIn as a Nonprofit Account Executive. She is a member of Park Community Church where she serves in the children's ministry, and she also enjoys staying active and baking. Her passion for technology stems from how she's witnessed its...

Duration:00:29:02

LaL 008D: Are You a Leader Worth Following?

4/20/2019
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Josh, Bevelynne, Creed, and Elijah talk about Monday's interview with Jackie Nourse. The discussion goes into the importance of leading others with mission and the role of passion in mission (hint: passion should be based on commitment and goals rather than feeling and emotion). They also talk about how - as a leader - to think about group experiences and how to make the most of these shared experiences. Finally, the discuss the difficult question, "Am I worth following?"

Duration:00:31:01

LaL 008: Taking a Leap and Bringing Others With You – Jackie Nourse, International Traveler and Entrepreneur

4/15/2019
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Jackie Nourse is the host of the international hit podcast JUMP with Traveling Jackie, and she is the founder of The Budget-Minded Traveler, an award-winning blog and community designed to encourage and equip US-Americans to travel overseas. She also hosts adventure trips and retreats for her audience, leads mentorship programs for women, and blogs about adventure travel and lifestyle at TravelingJackie.com. She is a four-time study abroad alum, a linguist (with five languages and counting),...

Duration:00:35:28

LaL 007D – Connecting Your Networks and Planning vs. Implementing

4/12/2019
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Josh, Cody, Kelsey, and Michelle talk about Monday's interview with Samuel Bolen of the Jackson Leadership Foundation. They discuss the importance of using your unique position to connect your network, how to plan well before implementing the plan, what makes a leader worth following, and finding the balance between planning and implementation.

Duration:00:30:30

LaL 007: Empowering Leaders to Change Their City – Samuel Bolen, Executive Director at the Jackson Leadership Foundation

4/8/2019
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The Jackson Leadership Foundation focuses on empowering leaders through capacity-building services including coaching, training, office support, networking, and other key areas important for leadership growth. The goal is to transform the city of Jackson, Mississippi. The Jackson Leadership foundation is a part of a larger network of Leadership Foundations across the world.

Duration:00:28:58

LaL 006D: Inspiring Others, Competing Well, and Focusing on Purpose

4/5/2019
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Josh, Thomas, Parker, and Maria talk about the second interview with CEO and ultramarathoner Greg Nance's experience with the World Marathon Challenge and many other challenges of his. The conversation ranges from how to use your life to inspire others, centering your actions around your purpose in life, how to be a good competitor, and the importance of being proactive instead of reactive.

Duration:00:27:48

LaL 006: Pt. 2 – The World Marathon Challenge and Other Adventures – CEO and ultramarathoner Greg Nance

4/1/2019
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Greg Nance shares about his experience running the World Marathon Challenge - seven marathons in seven days on seven continents. He shares leadership and life lessons that he learned along the way as well as lessons he's learned on other adventures that he has taken on.

Duration:00:33:55

LaL 005D: Using Your Strengths to Lead and Identifying Ways to Grow

3/29/2019
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Josh, Maria, Thomas, and Parker discuss Monday's interview with CEO and ultramarathoner Greg Nance about his work with his business, Dyad.com and his nonprofit, Moneythink. The conversation goes from what your strengths are as a leader, how to select a team to complement your own abilities, identifying key points in your life connected to what you are passionate about today. They also talk about ways they find are and much more.

Duration:00:26:27

LaL 005: Pt. 1 – Building Organizations to Expand Education Access – CEO and Ultramarathoner Greg Nance

3/25/2019
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Greg Nance is working to expand education access through business, nonprofit work, and ultramarathons. In this episode, Greg shares about how he got started on this path and some of the lessons he's learned from starting a nonprofit that has been touted by President Obama and an international mentorship organization that has raised millions of dollars and helped students reach their education goals.

Duration:00:33:56

LaL 004D: Optimizing Teams and the Importance of Passion and Purpose

3/22/2019
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Josh, Bevelynne, Maria, and Jake talk about Monday's interview with Brian Tibbs, CEO at Ardeo Global. They discuss how to guide teams toward more effective work and how to foster trust. They also talk about Brian's thoughts on Millennials' drive - the importance of objectives, tools, training, value alignment. Are Millennials different in this than other generations? Finally, they discuss the importance of passion and purpose and how they relate to each other.

Duration:00:26:42

LaL 004: Transforming Lives Through Cross-Cultural Teams – Brian Tibbs, CEO at Ardeo Global

3/18/2019
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Brian Tibbs, CEO at Ardeo Global, shares insight into how to build and lead teams, how to work in a cross-cultural context, what to look for in an excellent teammate, and how living in community leaders to more effective leaders and better relationships.

Duration:00:36:03