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If you believe as I do, that intentional and consistent reading is key to success in business and in life, then this is your podcast. My goal each week is to bring you key thoughts and insights from my conversations with those I consider to be among today's brightest minds: our generation's non-fiction authors. We discuss their latest book, as well as their unique perspectives on Leadership, Business, Personal Development, Marketing, Career, and Entrepreneurship. If you love reading, or desire to do more of it, then consider this podcast your audio Cliff's Notes. The Read to Lead Podcast is a three-time Best Business Podcast nominee.

If you believe as I do, that intentional and consistent reading is key to success in business and in life, then this is your podcast. My goal each week is to bring you key thoughts and insights from my conversations with those I consider to be among today's brightest minds: our generation's non-fiction authors. We discuss their latest book, as well as their unique perspectives on Leadership, Business, Personal Development, Marketing, Career, and Entrepreneurship. If you love reading, or desire to do more of it, then consider this podcast your audio Cliff's Notes. The Read to Lead Podcast is a three-time Best Business Podcast nominee.
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If you believe as I do, that intentional and consistent reading is key to success in business and in life, then this is your podcast. My goal each week is to bring you key thoughts and insights from my conversations with those I consider to be among today's brightest minds: our generation's non-fiction authors. We discuss their latest book, as well as their unique perspectives on Leadership, Business, Personal Development, Marketing, Career, and Entrepreneurship. If you love reading, or desire to do more of it, then consider this podcast your audio Cliff's Notes. The Read to Lead Podcast is a three-time Best Business Podcast nominee.

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Episodes

228: The Most Important Meeting of Your Life

8/14/2018
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If you’ve achieved any amount of success in your business, then you may be among those who realize it’s not come without sacrifices. Sacrifices that affect your relationship with your spouse and your children. As you no doubt realize, it doesn’t have to be that way but, unfortunately, it can often seem to be easier said […]

Duration:00:38:37

227: How to Revolutionize Your Career and Make Big Things Happen

8/7/2018
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Three years ago this month, I had the privilege of appearing on The Art of Adventure podcast. The host, Derek Loudermilk interviewed me about reading and podcasting (surprise!). Fast forward a few years and he’s leveraged what he’s learned interviewing fellow adventurers, and has turned that knowledge into a new book. Derek has lead a […]

Duration:00:32:22

226: Rules for Remarkable Remote Leadership

7/31/2018
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If you work in a traditional office setting but have coworkers who work remotely, you’re probably a bit jealous from time to time. They don’t have to commute all the time. They can work in their pajamas. The list goes on and on. Funny thing is, if you’re the one working remotely with coworkers who […]

Duration:00:23:06

225: How to Reinvent Yourself as a Leader (Because Eventually You’ll Need To)

7/24/2018
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As much as I didn’t want to admit it at the time, I’ve been at a point in my career when I realized I had “stalled out.” Not only was I no longer growing in my skills and abilities, I’d gradually become less and less useful to my company as a result. I’d come to […]

Duration:00:33:05

224: 7 Simple Steps to Doing Work You Love

7/17/2018
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It’s here! It’s actually here! With this episode, Read to Lead officially turns FIVE! I’m delighted to say that today’s guest is worthy of such a special episode. 🙂 Her name is Christine McAlister. Christine is the founder of Life With Passion, a company that helps high-achieving and motivated entrepreneurs use their unique gifts in […]

Duration:00:45:06

223: The Key to Your Future Freedom Lies in Freelancing

7/10/2018
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Vincent Pugliese was living a photographer’s dream; traveling the world, photographing amazingly successful people in politics and sports, and winning accolades and awards while doing it. The only problem was, despite all the hard work he was putting into his craft, it made not one bit of difference in his income. Working for a newspaper […]

Duration:00:48:45

222: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing with Dan Pink

7/3/2018
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Today’s guest makes a return visit to the podcast, and I’m very excited about it because he is one of my all-time favorite authors. I’m talking about multiple New York Times bestselling author Daniel Pink. Dan first appeared on Read to Lead over four years ago for Episode #028 to talk about his last book […]

Duration:00:36:25

221: Your Guide to Personal and Financial Success as a Creative Entrepreneur

6/26/2018
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I’ve known today’s guest for less than two weeks. That’s just how fast this young woman can make a fabulous impression. Lisa Robbin Young says that if you’ve been struggling to “make it” as a creative entrepreneur, if you’ve been thinking about turning your passion into your career, if you’ve been trying to figure out […]

Duration:00:38:52

220: Communication Secrets to Get From Good to Great

6/19/2018
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This week’s guest is the kind of guest that makes other authors go all giddy. Seriously. Last time he was on the show, Carmine Gallo had one New York Times bestselling author telling every speaker he knew about one of Carmine’s past books. In his new book called Five Stars: The Communication Secrets to Get […]

Duration:00:37:40

219: How Successful Leaders Turn Innovation Challenges Into New Value Frontiers

6/12/2018
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Whereas last week’s guest just published his fifteenth book, this week’s guest happens to be a first-time author. It has been a lifelong dream and about three years in the making for Alice Mann, and her new book is an amazing accomplishment! (Want to publish your own book in less than 90 days? Keep reading.) […]

Duration:00:24:18

218: Revolutionize How You Work with The Fun Formula

6/5/2018
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I’ve known of today’s guest for several years. In fact, he’s now written 15 books in all. How, then, has it taken me 5 years into the show to invite him on? So many books, so little time I guess. But, better late than never. Worth the wait? Absolutely! Not only is Joel Comm a super-fun and […]

Duration:00:41:10

217: How the World’s Leading Entrepreneurs, Thought Leaders, and Cultural Icons Achieve Success

5/29/2018
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Today’s guest has specifically addressed an issue that I’ve longed to see tackled but was never sure how to go about. I’m talking about how to take a classic and loved-around-the-world book, and update it for today’s generations while still maintaining the integrity of the original. Somehow, James Whittaker has managed to do just that […]

Duration:00:32:13

216: How to Cope with the Changing World of Work

5/22/2018
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My first chat with today’s guest came roughly a year ago. That’s when I was invited to appear on his podcast. His name is Stephen Warley, and he blogs at Life Skills That Matter. Stephen and I have kept in touch off and on since then, so when he emailed me about a topic idea […]

Duration:00:33:18

215: The 5-Step Blueprint to Getting a Seat on the Executive Team

5/15/2018
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I first met today’s guest just a few weeks ago via Skype. He was looking for a podcast coach and mentor, someone who could help him take his show to yet another level. His name is Greg Layton, and I immediately liked his drive and his demeanor. I also appreciated that, when scheduling our meeting, […]

Duration:00:25:16

214: How to Break Free From the Trap of Success

5/8/2018
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Imagine starting your day thinking you were going to close a deal that would net you $1 Million, only to see the deal fall through in the eleventh hour, costing you $3 Million. In 2010, that very thing happened to today’s podcast guest. His name is Gene Hammett. Since that time he’s managed to not […]

Duration:00:24:50

213: How You Can and Why You Should Consider a Sabbatical Soon

5/1/2018
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I believe this episode may represent the first time I’ve ever featured a memoir on the podcast. There are so many valuable lessons contained in this book that the decision to feature it was an easy one. That book is written by the former CEO of Take-Two Interactive (now with Tencent). If that company sounds […]

Duration:00:23:36

212: Grow Your Business, Attract More Clients, and Make More Money

4/24/2018
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I love a good story. Some of my favorite business books are filled with compelling and thought-provoking stories. Then there area handful – books from the likes of Andy Andrews, Bob Burg, Pat Lencioni and others – that don’t just include a few good stories, but are themselves told in narrative form from beginning to end. […]

Duration:00:33:21

211: How Hidden Networks Can Transform Your Life and Career

4/17/2018
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Not many people can claim to have delivered a TED Talk that’s been viewed millions of times. Today’s guest, however, can do exactly that. His name is David Burkus, and this episode marks his second appearance on the podcast. Here’s hoping David’s TED Talk mojo will rub off. His new book is called Friend of […]

Duration:00:33:17

210: 8 Steps to Launching Your Own Mastermind Group

4/10/2018
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Someone once said that, in the years ahead, you’ll be the same person you are today except for the books you read and the people you meet. That could not be more true for me and my life. You’re well-acquainted with my love for books and my belief in the dramatic impact intentional and consistent […]

Duration:00:17:36

209: Take Control and Be More Optimistic About the Future

4/3/2018
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My guest today is someone I’ve had the pleasure to get to know a bit over the past few years. He’s a fellow podcaster, a relatively new author, and is adamant in his belief that the financial planning industry is in dire need of some change. His book is called Rock Retirement: A Simple Guide […]

Duration:00:24:25