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In The Secret Thoughts of CEOs and Business Leaders we discuss the real things that are holding you back from a life of joy, peace and happiness. Our guests are other High Achievers who know that life is short and that finding ways to live in alignment with what we truly desire is vital for us to live a truly congruent and fulfilled life. Join us as we unlock the mindset and strategies necessary to get there, generate even bigger outcomes, and connect to something greater-- all without sacri ...
 
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My guest today is Ron Murphy, CEO of Murphy’s Fresh Markets, a family owned grocery chain. Over time big corporate companies have acquired many of our grocery stores. Owning and operating a small independent chain is something that happens less and less, and also an industry greatly affected by current inflation. When I first came across Ron on Lin…
 
We all know that adaptability is one of the core needs of businesses today, and with adaptability comes innovation and creativity. But we want to innovate in a way that is still based on the foundation of our business. My guests today are Adria and Aaron Bagshaw of W. H. Bagshaw, a family business since 1870. There is a lot of great insight in this…
 
Right now Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Business Insider, Business Week and so many other publications are all talking about retaining key talent and helping employees be fulfilled, happy, and well. We are in a time when many people have done deep soul searching in relation to both their personal lives and career. My guests today are part of…
 
Over the years here at The Center for Conscious Living and Fulfillment, we have come across many families dealing with massive change and adversity, alongside mental health issues like depression and addiction. As we all know, addiction affects the family as well as the individual. My guest today, Jonathan Edgeley, has created an amazing resource f…
 
Acceleration, Fulfillment, and Fearless Leadership with Transformational CEO Brendan Keegan My guest on the show today is Brendan Keegan, CEO of the fastest growing fleet tech management company in North America-- Merchants Fleet. Previous to Merchants, Brendan had been CEO of companies ranging in size from 500 - 10,000 employees. He is a leader th…
 
Being a CEO is challenging. Being a parent, perhaps even more so. So when we found someone who is balancing those two things together in a powerful way, we knew we wanted to have her on the show. Our guest today, Brianna Goodwin, is the CEO of her family’s construction company, Ver-Tex Construction. Ver-Tex is a shade and acoustic wall and ceiling …
 
In this show, originally from the Intentional Growth Podcat with Ryan Tansom, Chris and Ryan talk about aligning your principles with your business and life. WHAT YOU WILL LEARN: Why an entrepreneur's brain literally shows (in FMRI scans) that their business is just like a child Why creating a business for the wrong reasons will resurface and what …
 
We all come to crossroads in our lives. Consequential decisions that-- no matter their size-- always have the potential to have long-term impact on our personal life, professional life, and even our family life. Many people try to navigate these crossroads without a true compass, without a true sense of purpose. We would never try to navigate a new…
 
Many high achievers struggle with the need to feel in control. My guest today–,author, entrepreneur, and speaker Russell Benayora– has dealt with this very issue himself. He has bought and sold several companies and recently published a book that illustrates some of what he learned. Russell delves into how to have a successful professional and busi…
 
In today’s episode we will talk with John Abrams, founder of South Mountain Company in Martha’s Vineyard. John talks about the transition of his business to its next leader– Deirdre Bohan– and the challenges they faced in the process. With over 2 million or more baby boomers at the helm of businesses today, there is a much needed demand for resourc…
 
My guest on this show is Joe Carabase– Personal Trainer and Performance Coach. I asked Joe to be on this show because he has extensive knowledge on health and wellness and –most importantly– is able to boil it down to the essentials. We cover what we should be doing to optimize health and wellness from the bare minimum to full potential. Joe delves…
 
Do you have a clear vision for every department of your life? I mean a clearly articulated, written vision. In this first episode in 2022 it is only fitting that I am joined by my wife Jolie to talk about our experience architecting the life we truly desired. We share some personal stories and experiences that we hope will help you going into 2022 …
 
My guest on this show is Ryan Barton, CEO of Mainstay Technologies, an Inc 5000 fastest growing company and one of the “Best Places to Work” for 4 years running. Ryan has built a strong culture of truly engaged employees, where they have had virtually zero turnover in the last few years, despite “the great resignation” we are currently facing. It t…
 
We are all mortal… whether this is something we think about often or not, life is short for each and every one of us. The ultimate question is in how we relate to that truth and use it to shape our lives. In this episode, Feisal Alibhai, tells his story of receiving a death sentence at a time when he was on the top of his game. Being diagnosed with…
 
For the past 20 years, my guest on this show, Nico Verresen, has committed his life studying as a Muay Thai fighter. During this time Nico learned the art of perseverance in the ring and translated it to the rest of his life. In this episode, Nico and I delve into finding relaxation and clarity even in fear and stress, and how to use that to improv…
 
How do you define success? How much of what you believe is dictating your choices every day? In my conversation with my guest, Amber Lilyestrom, we talk about managing our two greatest resources- time and energy- in a conscious way. Amber is a transformational branding strategist and business coach, author and speaker whose work has been featured b…
 
If you are a high-achiever, this one's for you! As we head into a new year there is often a drive for more. More money, more success, additional goals… all of which, if approached in the wrong way, leave us feeling empty anyway. We do have the opportunity to move beyond this story. We don’t have to sacrifice what is truly fulfilling for us in order…
 
Those who know me closely know that I have “redpill” as my license plate. Outside of the movie The Matrix- a favorite of mine- there is a significance to the Red Pill. Taking the Red Pill is really getting behind the stories we accept that create our realities. My amazing guest today, Angelique Rewers, is someone who very clearly decided to take th…
 
Will Pemble is the founder of Goal Boss, an innovative executive coaching and leadership consulting firm that specializes in transforming managers into leaders and groups into teams by providing the tools, strategies and techniques to build enduring success with our coaches and clients. He is also the author of the book “Goal Boss: The Art & Scienc…
 
Author, speaker, and Founder, Chris Yonker dives into spirituality in this episode. This episode unpacks three areas you can develop and leverage to deepen a spiritual practice to aide you in the journey of developing your personal life and your business. What You’ll Learn in This Episode: What is your paradigm on mortality and spirituality The cho…
 
Gathered Together All in ONE Place. Sharing 80+ Years of Collective Experience Helping Business Owners Like You Holistically Navigate Their Transitions. Whether you are looking 10 years out from your exit or in the throws of it today, devising a plan that works best for you will determine whether your exit is smooth or a catastrophe. What You’ll Le…
 
Chris Yonker, a world leading expert in Vision creation takes a hard look at employee engagement and how leaders can foster the health of their company. Chris will dive into 8 key strategies that give employees a voice about their future and how they can positively impact their job, while staying motivated and aligned with their values. What You’ll…
 
Erin Holt is a functional nutritionist who has spent the last decade or more working with women to get to the root cause of their health. Erin dives into all the variables of sleep; whether it’s getting to sleep, staying asleep or waking up tired. The vast reasons range from hormones, stress, vitamin deficiencies and so on. Functional testing, as E…
 
Chris Yonker, a world leading expert in Vision creation takes some time to delve into what this past year or more has done to how we think about work and our lives. What paradigms have we created that are holding us back and telling us stories that aren’t real? Chris’s experience with companies of all sizes has given countless clients the opportuni…
 
Ben Conniff Co-Founder and Chief Innovation Officer at Luke's Lobster started his career almost accidentally by answering a Craig’s List ad. The rest you could say is history. Ben’s experience as a freelance food journalist, having written for Saveur, GQ, Tasting Table and others certainly gave him a strong background to what customers wanted and w…
 
Ivan Anz is an Inc. 500 international serial entrepreneur doing business in more than 10 countries. He is the founder of the holding company Organization i, and creator of the PhilanthroInvestor Phenomenon. Ivan loves creating businesses and projects that generate high-impact improvement in society. His entrepreneurial spirit emerged at the age of …
 
Lisa Morton, Founder and CEO of Roland Dransfield, a leading Manchester and London based full service communications agency. Lisa helps leaders define the values of their business and ensure those values are owned and communicated effectively. She has a method to take those values and find a way to create a meaningful story to grow the business for…
 
Rebecca Hamilton is the Co-CEO of Badger, an organically based skin care company. Badger is a top “Impact 150 company”that has earned numerous awards for their progressive nature. One of the key take-aways from this episode was their ability to own core values at a very high level and transition them to the business. Rebecca also discusses how they…
 
Steve Shifman, the President and CEO of Michelman since 2003, is a global developer of specialized sustainable chemistry. Not only is Michelman an environmentally conscious company, but it’s core values are embedded into the organization as well as its people. Steve discusses how to interview a candidate to determine if they align with their core v…
 
Nate Sanel is an entrepreneur who has built the largest bike reseller in the US National PowerSports . Nate dropped out of College and started at the family business. He left the family business with nothing and built a very successful business without his ego. Often folks who build a company become imprisoned by it, Nate was conscious enough early…
 
This is a very powerful episode with my guest on this show, Steven Kent Mirassou. Back in 2014, Steven and his wife found out she had just two years to live. The perspective that he shares on his experience of life, love and loss are a reminder of how short life is and how important it is to live it fully right now. Steven is a 6th generation winem…
 
Years ago I was at a leadership conference where the speaker asked if everyone in a position of leadership would raise their hands. Later I thought, everyone should have raised their hands. Leadership begins in how we lead ourselves. Additionally, the lowest level of leadership is for those who lead by their “title. “ Many of the issues leaders fac…
 
There is so much we can learn from folks outside of our daily norm, who have different life experiences and different cultures. That is one of the reasons I invited Tsitsi Mutendi onto this episode. Tsitsi is a 3rd generation family business owner who lives just outside of Johannesburg, South Africa. Some of her experience includes fashion creative…
 
I first met John 15 years ago at a wine pairing dinner in Portsmouth, NH when he came out to pair his wine with each course. My wife and I decided after that dinner that we had to go to Napa and visit the vineyard. We have been raving fans of this winery for sometime. I was thrilled when I reconnected with John and he agreed to be on the show. In m…
 
Whether you're an entrepreneur, business owner, someone who enjoys wine, or someone in a family business, this episode has something for all of you. I spend time here with my midwestern friend Sean Minor. Sean and his wife Nicole Bl live in California and founded Sean Minor winery in the early 2000’s. Since that time they have received award after …
 
As part of the series on family business, I invited Kimberly Eddleston to be on this show. She is recognized as a leading scholar of entrepreneurship by the Schulze Family Foundation that awarded her the nationally recognized Schulze Distinguished Professorship. She also serves as an Academic Scholar at Cornell University Smith Family Business Init…
 
I’ve had the honor to have Jeff Foy and his family as friends for many years. I have grown to love his family and the values they choose to live by in their business and personal lives. They navigate the waters of a family business with integrity and alignment. In this episode talk about how they make decisions around the business, their daughters,…
 
Emma Holmes joins us on this episode from Bridgewater in the UK. Emma has been a DJ, avid surfer, skateboarder, traveler, and life coach. I wanted to have Emma on this show because she is a perfect example of someone who has a passion for creating and living life on purpose. As a father, one thing that always bothers me is when folks ask my daughte…
 
My wife Jolie and I were thrilled several years ago when today’s guest, Tony Callendrello, opened a European wine bar right in our town. Tony is excellent at vetting out opportunities to enjoy something at a very high value. As we have visited the wine bar several times per month since it’s opening, I’ve had the chance to learn more of Tony's story…
 
This show is a part two to my conversation with Tim Spang of Spang Builders. My guest today is Tim’s daughter Jamie, next gen in the family business. I had the honor of working with their family for about a year and half. In this show we talk about her perspective on where they were stuck as a family and a business, how we worked through it, and ho…
 
One of the biggest challenges of navigating family succession is the fear of impacting the family negatively . I’ve seen in my work with clients that at the heart of it all, the family loves one another and wants what's best for each other. As we look at what everyone wants individually and collectively, the leaders in the family may worry about cr…
 
When I first started consulting I was primarily focusing on helping companies scale, and improve sales and business development. In the last several years as we have focused more on succession and transition in business, I have noticed that many companies and families are growth directed and want to continue that growth. They want to scale a busine…
 
Ken Natori is president of the Natori Company. I met Ken several years ago at a conference where we were both speaking. I immediately liked his vibe and started following him on social media. Ken’s mother founded the business in 1977. He was raised as an only child by a trailblazing mother and father. He talks about the story of pursuing his own pa…
 
Dave Hoeffel is a client who became a friend of mine and is an amazing, conscious individual. After some time working together, Dave sold his company at the end of 2020. What is most impactful about this conversation is Dave’s level of vulnerability in sharing his challenges around deciding to sell his business, what his blocks were, and the fear h…
 
I look at loving relationships as one of the most important things we get to do as human beings, but it’s not something most of us were taught. We end up modelling the relationships we come from and there is so much room to grow in this area. If you truly want more rich, deep and intimate relationships, this is a must listen. When I decided to do t…
 
Ted Kulawiak is the author of “21 Lessons Learned in Sales Management”, and he was MY first sales trainer almost 30 years ago. He’s now taking the wisdom of his 30+ year experience in higher education and various sales management roles to the world. If you own any business, sales play a critical role. In my own 25+ years experience in sales, I’ve s…
 
I got to know David Lehmann through a friend of mine and really wanted to share his story. He’s had a successful marriage, raised three kids, done really well in business and today is an Angel Investor. He enjoys working with younger CEOs and founders. His story paints a picture of how to make decisions on important transitions in life including mo…
 
Intro: I am thrilled to introduce Gary Mahler to you in this episode. I came across Gary on social media, by some intuitive pull. He’s lived in Paris, Japan, Hawaii, owned and sold a business and created his ideal life and now coaches others to do the same. He lives each day in such a centered and purpose driven way. He has some amazing things for …
 
Steven Lawson is the founder of Monk Manual. After spending a decade pushing himself to achieve, crush goals, and increase his capacity to “do” more, he slowed down, looked around and realized something was wrong. The ways of modern productivity are making people sick. Determined to find a way of life that accounts for the whole person—body, mind, …
 
My guest on this show is Ryan Tansom of Arkona. I had the honor of being a guest on Ryan’s podcast last year and had blast talking about the importance of vision in transition. For years Ryan worked as part of a family business started by his dad and played a major role in turning the company around and eventually selling it. He founded Arkona base…
 
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