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The Justin Brady Show

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The Justin Brady Show amplifies the best ideas, companies, entrepreneurs, and people on earth. Justin is an emerging tech PR communications guy that works in SEO, content strategy, PR and comms. When he's not amplifying his clients, he's amplifying ideas, companies, entrepreneurs, and people in the larger community. Past guests include: Howard Schultz, founder of Starbucks; Blake Irving, CEO of GoDaddy; Ancesty.com Founder Paul Allen; Best-Selling authors like Dan Ariely, Dan Pink, Matthew May, and David Burkus; Apple iPhone keyboard inventor, Ken Kocienda; Harvard Business Review and Bloomberg opinion editor Sarah Green Carmichael; Dave Ramsey money guy, Chris Hogan; Sonic Drive-Ins CEO Clifford Hudson; Sam Parr, founder of The Hustle and co-host of My First Million podcast; Amanda Goetz, VP of TheKnot.com worldwide; John Jantsch, author of Duct Tape Marketing; Jaime Casap, Chief Education Evangelist for Google; Steve Clayton, Microsoft's Chief Storyteller; Service icon, Ken Blanchard; Scott Belsky, CPO of Adobe, and founder of Behance; Melinda Emerson, the Small Biz Lady; Stormy Simon, President of Overstock.com; Ryan Smith, CEO of Qualtrics; and too many more to list.

The Justin Brady Show amplifies the best ideas, companies, entrepreneurs, and people on earth. Justin is an emerging tech PR communications guy that works in SEO, content strategy, PR and comms. When he's not amplifying his clients, he's amplifying ideas, companies, entrepreneurs, and people in the larger community. Past guests include: Howard Schultz, founder of Starbucks; Blake Irving, CEO of GoDaddy; Ancesty.com Founder Paul Allen; Best-Selling authors like Dan Ariely, Dan Pink, Matthew May, and David Burkus; Apple iPhone keyboard inventor, Ken Kocienda; Harvard Business Review and Bloomberg opinion editor Sarah Green Carmichael; Dave Ramsey money guy, Chris Hogan; Sonic Drive-Ins CEO Clifford Hudson; Sam Parr, founder of The Hustle and co-host of My First Million podcast; Amanda Goetz, VP of TheKnot.com worldwide; John Jantsch, author of Duct Tape Marketing; Jaime Casap, Chief Education Evangelist for Google; Steve Clayton, Microsoft's Chief Storyteller; Service icon, Ken Blanchard; Scott Belsky, CPO of Adobe, and founder of Behance; Melinda Emerson, the Small Biz Lady; Stormy Simon, President of Overstock.com; Ryan Smith, CEO of Qualtrics; and too many more to list.

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United States

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The Justin Brady Show amplifies the best ideas, companies, entrepreneurs, and people on earth. Justin is an emerging tech PR communications guy that works in SEO, content strategy, PR and comms. When he's not amplifying his clients, he's amplifying ideas, companies, entrepreneurs, and people in the larger community. Past guests include: Howard Schultz, founder of Starbucks; Blake Irving, CEO of GoDaddy; Ancesty.com Founder Paul Allen; Best-Selling authors like Dan Ariely, Dan Pink, Matthew May, and David Burkus; Apple iPhone keyboard inventor, Ken Kocienda; Harvard Business Review and Bloomberg opinion editor Sarah Green Carmichael; Dave Ramsey money guy, Chris Hogan; Sonic Drive-Ins CEO Clifford Hudson; Sam Parr, founder of The Hustle and co-host of My First Million podcast; Amanda Goetz, VP of TheKnot.com worldwide; John Jantsch, author of Duct Tape Marketing; Jaime Casap, Chief Education Evangelist for Google; Steve Clayton, Microsoft's Chief Storyteller; Service icon, Ken Blanchard; Scott Belsky, CPO of Adobe, and founder of Behance; Melinda Emerson, the Small Biz Lady; Stormy Simon, President of Overstock.com; Ryan Smith, CEO of Qualtrics; and too many more to list.

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@JustinBrady

Language:

English

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515-966-4625


Episodes

"Deep Work" author Cal Newport explains why your workplace craves distraction and chaos.

8/10/2022
Deep Work boosted the quality of our work, but readers ran into a simple problem: workplace reliance on the "hive-mind." Cal Newport discusses his newest book A World Without Email, he explains how to get your entire team on board. It's not an easy task. Newport is a New York Times best-selling author, and we take a deep dive into the theme of both books and the core problem he has uncovered: individuals and teams don't want to be held responsible. In this interview, you will hear how to...

Duration:00:33:55

Analyzing ALL customer feedback with AI. Dan Erickson, CEO of Viable shares national feedback patterns.

6/15/2022
What's the biggest complaint your customers have today? Customer feedback comes in unpredictable forms, like Twitter, surveys, Google Reviews, CSR conversations, etc. Dan Erickson, CEO of Viable, has developed an AI to analyze all that data and share results in common language. What's one big theme? Your tech, apps and website suck! And it's driving your customers nuts. Erickson, says their AI has found that most companies truly struggle with crappy tech experiences. Customers just want...

Duration:00:34:04

Go woke, go broke? Or do activist CEOs bring in more money? Christian Sarkar author of Brand Activism engages me in a friendly debate.

6/8/2022
Disclaimer 6/15/22: A few statements made by the guest weren't accurate—an innocent error. Please visit the show notes page for corrections. 76% of people want CEOs to lead societal change, feeling that governments are too slow, but where’s the line between leading positive change and being politically polarizing? Christian Sarkar, author of Brand Activism: From Purpose to Action, joins me for a friendly debate. Sarkar discusses why CEOs need to lead cultural change, why capitalism is...

Duration:00:37:36

How petty! Rita McGrath says a CEO was fired because he succeeded where his predecessor failed.

6/1/2022
Politics and ego often trump profitable outcomes. #2 on the Thinkers 50 list, Rita McGrath has seen this play out in real time. McGrath is a professor at Columbia Business School and the best-selling author of many books including Seeing Around Corners. She explains how organizations large and small can see inflection points in advance by identifying weak signals within their organization. One major theme she discusses is how well executives, intentional or not, insulate themselves from...

Duration:00:35:01

Roger Martin on why your boss's broken leadership is safety blanket.

5/25/2022
Why does your boss repeat the same broken leadership model, despite seeing poor results? It's because many business models are simply a warm security blanket, absolving the CEO responsibility. Best-selling author, Roger Martin calls out bad leadership and explains how data can crush imagination. Martin is the former Dean of the Rotman School, best-selling author, the #1 Thinkers 50 for Management, and author of his newest book, A New Way To Think. Topics in this show: How do leaders get...

Duration:00:35:24

Raised $3M, had 36 employees and lost it all. The CEO of Men's Style Lab, Derian Baugh talks about what's next.

4/27/2022
We hear the percentage. 90 - 95% of startups fail. But we only hear the success stories. No one has the guts to talk about losing it all, going bankrupt, and being forced to move out of their house. This week, we hear from Derian Baugh, former CEO and founder of Men's Style Lab. He tells how it all unraveled and what he's working on next. Every startup founder fears the day the money dries up. When that day comes for the wide majority, they fall silent. For years that was the case with...

Duration:00:35:42

AI for idiots! I ask Dr. Satya Mallick, CEO of OpenCV, lots of stupid questions you're too scared to ask.

4/7/2022
AI has turned into a marketing term, and the result is confusion for everyone on what AI is. So, what is AI, and what isn't AI? For example, did you know taking panorama photos or using HDR is computer vision, but not AI? The difference is if the system, or machine, is learning through data, or if the process is fixed. Face recognition requires AI for example. What is OpenCV for? Why do we need an open-source library for AI? In a way they are collecting the lego blocks, so builders can...

Duration:00:33:28

Harvard Professor Arthur Brooks on disagreement without disembowelment. 93% of us hate political division.

3/30/2022
It's difficult to get a seat in Professor Arthur Brooks' happiness class at Harvard according to the WSJ. He explains how happiness is an effective productivity tool, and how leaders can avoid the hyperpolarizing political pitfalls being experienced by Disney and others. We discuss why people are so quick to throw around racist accusations for those that oppose Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, how Disney should have acted to avoid being in the center of the new Florida bill fight, and why the...

Duration:00:32:03

Where did Ramsey personality Chris Hogan go? I ask him about getting through life's "STUFF."

3/23/2022
Longtime retirement and money guy, Chris Hogan suddenly vanished from the web months ago leaving many to ask where he went and if we'd hear from him again. Now that he's "back" I ask him what happened, and what his new plans are. We discuss inflation, interest rates, leadership, how he's learned from his failures, and what YOUR future looks like. What decisions should you be making right now, to get through "the stuff" you're dealing with? Get his official links at...

Duration:00:32:51

You will probably like the new features of office 2.0 explains Reid Hiatt, CEO of Tactic.

3/9/2022
What does the hybrid office look like as we come out of the pandemic? You will probably like it a lot, explained Reid Hiatt, CEO of Tactic. He believes the office is following the same path successful retailers took, building experiences for employees. We discussed how hybrid work actually saved the open workplace that most people hated, why massive corporate offices may be on their way out, and how hybrid work will actually make the office... dare I say it... FUN? Tactic is a company...

Duration:00:31:34

Don't call Kara Goldin, CEO and founder of Hint "sweetie."

3/2/2022
Most successful entrepreneurs forget the people that helped, and tactics they used to become successful. But Kara Goldin, CEO and founder of Hint has incredible recall, sharing the good and bad of her journey to become a quarter billion dollar brand. She also has an inpsiring answer to the question: "is it hard raising money as a woman?" Goldin started her entreprenurial journey simply asking clever quesitons as a waitress in Scottsdale, Arizona. She ended up being a sought-after sales...

Duration:00:39:43

Entrepreneurs making stuff customers don't want? Steven Hoffman, CEO of Founders Space reacts.

2/16/2022
Is it nice to be your own boss? Not really. If you make a great product, will it spread via word of mouth? Probably not. Is your idea valuable? Unlikely. Steven Hoffman, CEO of Founders Space tells the honest truth about entrepreneurship and why 44% of businesses fail because they don't make products customers want. Crazy! If you're getting ready to launch a company, or are considering it, listen to this first. When I asked a startup friend about him, he immediately told me "oh yea, that...

Duration:00:38:08

Is a lack of critical thinking intensifying censorship of ideas? Author Julie Bogart has a refreshing take.

2/9/2022
Is there a crisis of critical thinking? Instead of healthy debate, are we burying our heads in the sand, and demanding censorship of messages we don't like? Julie Bogart, author of Raising Critical Thinkers discusses being self-aware, how the Ostrich effect helps us justify erasing data we don't like, and questions to ask ourselves and our friends to get beyond our bias, and engage our critical thinking skills. Check out the full show notes page, auto-play interview highlights, and links...

Duration:00:35:48

What's Wrong With Your Food? Paul Lightfoot of BrightFarms has a non-sensationalist view

2/2/2022
Store-bought tomatoes suck, beef is supposedly killing the planet, and organic food might not be as healthy as you think. The food we consume is questionable, but so are the suggested solutions. Paul Lightfoot, Founder and CEO Emeritus of BrightFarms walks me through a pragmatic, and reasonable way consumers can eat healthfully, and treat our planet better, without going to extremes. View the show notes and see all links at https://justinkbrady.com/paul-lightfoot

Duration:00:35:26

Why did the supply chain break? Grafton Elliott, CEO of Onward explains like I'm 12.

1/26/2022
You've heard the term "supply chain" tossed around, but do you know what it is, why it failed, or how it can be fixed? Grafton Elliot, CEO of Onward breaks it down so even a 12-year-old can understand. The supply chain is wildly complicated, but the solution is remarkably simple and could be dramatically improved in just a few weeks if (and that's a big if) the industry was willing to communicate more effectively. Much of the global supply chain is still behind the times from a technology...

Duration:00:33:42

No regrets? Dan Pink explains why regret is a vital part of your life.

1/19/2022
In Drive he taught us what truly motivates you, in To Sell Is Human he explained why everyone is in sales, and in When he told us the secrets of perfect timing. Now, Dan Pink is back with the largest study on human regret ever completed. Pink conducted his own World Regret Survey, collecting regrets from more than 16,000 people in 105 countries, and he found 4 core regrets people have, and why regret makes us better humans. You'll also learn: Check out the show notes and auto-play...

Duration:00:35:30

Huh? Adding friction can heighten customer value explains Soon Yu.

1/12/2022
Startups and large companies are making big moves to reduce friction in all its forms, but that might actually hurt the customer experience, explains Soon Yu, author of the forthcoming book Friction. He has concrete examples where adding more steps creates an affinity for your brand. This clever customer strategy is why Betty Crocker boosted sales by adding work for their customers, why Hermès puts customers through hoops to acquire a Birkin Bag, and why Ben Franklin asked people for favors...

Duration:00:34:12

Meta. The newest addiction? Nir Eyal explains why tech doesn't have the power you think it does.

11/3/2021
Is Meta and the metaverse the newest addiction you need to protect your family and employees from? Not really... Nir Eyal knows the tactics social media companies use to keep you hooked, and he explains how little power these companies actually have over you. The New York Times best selling author of Hooked and Indistractable explains the word "addiction" is so easily tossed around, but the real problem is bad habits and our desire for distractions. His advice gets to the root cause of these...

Duration:00:34:24

Irad Eichler created Circles so everyone can access healing group therapy for life’s challenges.

10/20/2021
Life changes both positive and negative can be a lot to handle. If you're a new parent, or if you lost a loved one, speaking to others who are going through something similar is healing, especially when done in a safe space with licensed therapists. But finding these groups is hard, and Irad Eichler, founder of Circles created the solution. Eichler got the idea during his mother's fight with cancer. Even though he was supportive, he noticed the most bright moments for her, came from her...

Duration:00:32:17

Jay Ly is the REAL Hurt Locker guy and gives me a look into Afghanistan.

9/15/2021
In this special episode, Jay Ly, Master Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician, Chief, US Navy, has jumped from planes, taken enemy fire, and diffused bombs in Afghanistan. As the US exits the country, I ask him the good that we accomplished, and what the media got right, and what they got wrong. Ly's positive attitude, and encouraging words are what we all need to hear these days. Sit back and listen intently, this one is a doozy!

Duration:00:50:49