Author: Ken Eslick

Subscribe: iTunes / Spotify “There’s a small select group of leaders out there, and they work in organizations, they lead companies where they’re always hungry to get better. Sometimes they’re struggling, sometimes they’re doing really well. But at the end of the day, they always have this growth mindset of how can we better?”I am excited to share this episode with you as we delve deep into strategic leadership. Helping me discuss this topic is my guest Rich Horwath. As someone who has helped more than a quarter million leaders develop their strategic thinking and planning capabilities over the past…

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Subscribe: iTunes / Spotify “Mindset is the separator, it truly is. It’s how you show up in the moments that matter most that separate individuals…”This week I asked Derin McMains, a former professional baseball player who is now the Director of Mental Performance at a global cybersecurity company, to join me on the mic to help me talk about how to cultivate a world-class mindset….In our conversation, we discuss:His early journey in becoming a coach – how it came at a time in his life when he didn’t appreciate it as much because his eyes were so set in being…

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Subscribe: iTunes / Spotify This week on the podcast, I am joined by Joe Rare as we talk about our personal experiences and insights on entrepreneurship while highlighting the role of upbringing, mentorship, and resilience in shaping our aspirations and business strategies. Joe shares his experiences with business setbacks and successes, and strategies for scaling businesses by leveraging virtual assistants. He also talks about Level Nine Virtual, a platform that provides project-based services with specialists in various fields. Throughout the conversation, Joe and I make sure to emphasize the importance of learning from failures, adapting to new strategies, and managing virtual teams effectively.ABOUT…

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Subscribe: iTunes / Spotify This week, my podcast guest talks about his journey in creating habit-tracking apps with AI integration, while highlighting the potential for personalized insights and recommendations to change people’s lives… In this episode, we also discuss: – The challenges of building and monetizing the apps – The need for a clear roadmap and understanding the target audience’s needs – The benefits of integrating AI language models in personal development apps, and strategies for growing these apps, including synergizing with software companies, coaches, and enterprise channels. – Last but not least, the crucial aspects of forming habits and…

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Subscribe: iTunes / Spotify This week’s episode revolves around leadership development, mission statements, and eliminating resignation in organizations. Our amazing speakers (yes, this week we have two guests) emphasize the importance of aligning purpose and empowerment to create a culture that resonates with employees and stakeholders. They also discuss various effective leadership and management strategies, including understanding individual team members’ motivations and personal aspirations, prioritizing meaningful targets, and fostering a commitment to a higher purpose. In this conversation, we also highlight the challenges of implementing these concepts in larger organizations and the need for intentionality and practical exercises in creating…

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Subscribe: iTunes / Spotify This week, our guest is Aleric Heck. He joins me on the mic to talk about his entrepreneurial journey, which actually started from childhood. He began with small ventures like paper routes and selling popcorn as a Boy Scout, which is how he learned valuable lessons about business and sales. This early interest led him to create videos with friends, eventually posting on platforms like Newgrounds, and later, YouTube. He taught himself video editing and began uploading content around 2007-2008, focusing on tech tutorials and app reviews. By 2009, he launched a YouTube channel called AppFind,…

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Subscribe: iTunes / Spotify In this week’s episode, we take deep dive into the world of coaching, personal growth, and integrity. In order to help us do that, my guest this week, Jefrrey Klubeck, will share his story of how he was introduced into the world of coaching as driven by both practical and spiritual catalysts. When he realized that coaching aligned with personal needs and professional skills, this led to a significant career shift. We hope that this story serves as an inspiration for you to pursue your calling, embrace vulnerability, and strive for integrity in your personal and…

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Subscribe: iTunes / Spotify In this week’s episode, our guest, who grew up in a middle-class family in Bangladesh, shares his experiences after moving to the US that sparked his entrepreneurial spirit, despite facing challenges and setbacks… In this episode, we also discuss: The struggles that come with leadership and managing diverse stakeholders, and the valuable lessons we can learn from them Our guest talks about his subsequent ventures focused on solving problems for large organizations, and how he became an impact-driven entrepreneur, emphasizing ethical and socially conscious leadership The dual nature of technology, which can both uplift and disrupt…

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Subscribe: iTunes / Spotify This week’s episode revolves around the intersection of business, leadership, culture, and the impact of AI on the writing industry – but it’s so much more than that. My amazing guest shares insights she learned from her journey as a business owner, emphasizing the importance of fostering a positive culture, personal development, and team growth. She tells us about their organization’s rebranding efforts and the role of culture in decision-making, especially regarding technology adoption. Our conversation acknowledges the potential of AI in content creation, but we also stress the irreplaceable human element in creating custom content…

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Subscribe: iTunes / Spotify In this week’s episode, let’s take a personal journey of transformation and success – specifically taking back control of your life, embracing challenges, and finding fulfillment in the journey rather than fixating solely on goals. My guest generously shares his story of progression from struggling with time management and direction, to achieving significant success in real estate investment. We emphasize the importance of consistent action, reframing setbacks as learning opportunities, and recognizing the power of individual agency in shaping one’s destiny. You will also learn more about the “Bottle John effect,” which illustrates how unexpected opportunities…

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Subscribe: iTunes / Spotify “I think people are afraid of conflict because they think of it as battle, but it doesn’t need to be at all. It’s just people getting along when they care deeply about something. So relying on goodwill and putting in the time and attention really can make such a big difference, and then you build a practice of normalizing disagreement, and it feels okay…” In this week’s episode, our guest and I delve into the importance of conflict resolution in various workplace settings, common causes of workplace conflicts, and the role of emotional intelligence in resolving…

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Subscribe: iTunes / Spotify This week’s episode discusses various aspects of personal development, goal setting, and discipline. My amazing guest recounts his journey from creating basketball videos on YouTube to transitioning into personal development and building an online brand. He emphasizes the importance of discipline, consistency, and finding the right vehicle for success. In this episode, we discuss: The significance of having a strong reason or leverage for pursuing goals, the need for realistic goal-setting, and the role of coaching in providing accountability and guidance. An individual coaching approach involving mapping out a roadmap and setting clear action points helps…

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