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Courageous Leadership with Dr. Travis Yates Podcast examines what it means to be a Courageous Police Leader. Join us weekly as the concepts of Courageous Leadership are detailed along with interviews with influencers that are committed to leading with courage. You can find out more about Courageous Leadership with Travis Yates at: www.TravisYates.org
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You've now found your dysfunctional life coach, the Investor Formerly known as Prominent Businessman Chuck Yates. What's not to learn from the self-proclaimed Galactic Viceroy, who was publicly canned from a prominent private equity firm, has had enough therapy to quote Brene Brown chapter and verse and spends most days embarrassing himself on Energy Finance Twitter as @Nimblephatty. Chuck's diverse and entertaining guests do agree on one thing - Chuck Yates Needs a Job.
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The Failing Justice Podcast, where real conversations about criminal justice unfold. Founded by law enforcement veteran, Justin Carlson, we bring insider insights to the forefront. Join us as we tackle issues like police reform, systemic challenges, and wrongful convictions. Get ready for unfiltered discussions, inspiring stories, and expert interviews. Together, let's challenge norms, amplify voices, and drive change. Tune in for a unique perspective on justice, advocacy, and the journey to ...
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Send us a Text Message. Discover the transformative journey of Adam Boyd, a former SWAT officer turned holistic wellness trainer, and how his experiences have shaped his unique approach to resilience and wellness. Adam, the passionate owner of Soleful Training, explores the pivotal moments that led him from frontline law enforcement to embracing pr…
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Chris has been absolutely blowing up X (Twitter) educating the world on how climate actually works. So I had to have him on. We chatted how good our historical temperature data really is, how good the more recent data and climate models, and what we can actually prove in laboratory. Needless to say Chris doesn’t think the world is ending anytime so…
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Send us a Text Message. What happens when a decorated law enforcement officer decides to trade his badge for a pen? Join us for an intimate conversation with Jim McNeff, who shares how his early dreams of becoming a cop, inspired by a mentor at Anaheim PD, paved the way for a dynamic 30-year career. But the journey didn't stop at retirement. Jim's …
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You’ve probably heard me bitch about the lack of content creation by energy folks. The reach of the internet and social media is vast and can truly turn your world from an “outbound” cold call approach to a content driven “inbound” program. And we have amazing stories to tell in energy, fascinating, cool stories. But we don’t tell them, we let envi…
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Send us a Text Message. Can Minneapolis rise from the ashes of its current crisis? Join us on this compelling episode of Courageous Leadership with Travis Yates as we dissect the intense leadership challenges facing the Minneapolis Police Department. Hear firsthand reflections from Travis's recent Alpha News interview, uncovering the tragic impact …
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Dive deep into the future of AI and data centers with Chuck and special guest Zane Ball, Corporate Vice President at Intel Corporation, on the latest episode of the Chuck Yates Needs A Job Podcast! Discover how Intel is pioneering advancements in artificial intelligence and transforming data center infrastructure, all while managing the increasing …
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Send us a Text Message. What does it take to lead courageously in law enforcement, academia, and business? Find out as we sit down with Dr. Richard Weinblatt, a retired police chief, former dean at Ivy Tech Community College, and the entrepreneurial force behind Bio-One, a crime, trauma, hoarding cleanup and remediation company in five states Metro…
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Send us a Text Message. Imagine strolling through the bustling streets of Rochester, Minnesota, where every uniformed officer is a beacon of innovation and compassion in policing. That's the vision Chief Jim Franklin has turned into a daily reality, and we had the privilege of uncovering his approach to law enforcement in our latest conversation. A…
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I wanted to hear about Bryan and Max’s recent merger so I had them on to tell me all about it. Bryan’s company Aegis is a leader in hedging advisory for commodities; Max’s company Encova has a leading technology platform and strong marketing expertise in the physical markets. I’m always skeptical of deals that seem like perfect fits, tons of synerg…
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In this rollicking episode of "Chuck Yates Needs a Job," I, the perpetually clueless host, Chuck Yates, bumble my way through the mind-blowing world of AI with Jag Gattu, the genius Founder & CEO of UptimeAI Inc. Buckle up as I try to wrap my old-school brain around how AI is basically becoming the Yoda of industrial operations, solving problems fa…
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Send us a Text Message. When the weight of the badge grows heavy, where do our law enforcement leaders turn? Duane Wolfe, a beacon of resilience and wisdom with 34 years in the profession, joins Dr. Travis Yates to unravel this very question. In this earnest discussion, Duane and Travis dissect the complexities of police leadership – the dance betw…
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Send us a Text Message. When the stakes are high and the heat is on, how do our first responders keep their cool? Paige Arnone, creator of Firstgevity, joins us to share the remarkable impact of yoga on the men and women who serve in law enforcement, detailing how a partnership with the Phoenix Police Academy began a journey she could have never im…
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I had Travis on the podcast and we just name dropped for an hour. Yeah, we talked a bunch of energy stuff - Halcon and the shale revolution, debt deals with Oak Tree, nuclear powering tech, hydrocarbons powering the developing world - but then we went through celebrity encounters - Justin Timberlake, Jeff Skilling, Michael Milken, Bret Michael, Dav…
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Send us a Text Message. In this episode, Dr. Travis Yates discusses his recent trip to Las Vegas, where he teamed up with SAFEGUARD Recruiting for an eye-opening seminar. This episode peels back the curtain on the evolution of law enforcement recruitment, a journey that has taken Yates from commanding a unit to confronting the stark realities of to…
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Justin and Preston welcome Cynthia Garza to the podcast. Cynthia Garza is the Special Fields Bureau Chief of the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office’s and Chief of the Conviction Integrity Unit (CIU). The CIU primarily reviews cases concerning allegations of innocence, but it also reviews cases involving instances of wrongful conviction. Ms. G…
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Send us a Text Message. Dick Odom's journey from the brink of despair to becoming a beacon of hope is nothing short of miraculous. As a seasoned former law enforcement officer and now the director of operations at Thin Blue Connect, Dick graces our show with his harrowing yet inspiring story. He shares the pivotal moments that nearly broke him, his…
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I wanted to learn more about lithium because this mineral is a big deal for batteries. Phones EVs everything needs lithium. So I had the guys from International Battery Metals on to talk lithium and their extraction methodology. Direct lithium extraction (DLE) is a thing, a real thing, even Exxon is doing it. Think about it, oil and gas guys, if yo…
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Send us a Text Message. When Stephanie Kiesow hung up her badge and set her sights on academia, she carried with her the silent weight of a career in law enforcement, a weight many of her brothers and sisters in blue know all too well. In this episode, Stephanie, a former officer turned PhD student and author of "Workicide," offers an unguarded loo…
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Always cool getting to chat with Kathleen Kelley a/k/a the OPEC Whisperer. She’s doing some really cool charity stuff, volunteer led disaster relief with All Hands and Hearts. She also level sets us on oil prices - demand, supply, China, Middle East unrest. Find us here👇🏼 https://digitalwildcatters.com/ https://www.instagram.com/digitalwildcatters/…
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Send us a Text Message. Unlock the essence of leadership with heartfelt reflections from the Eureka County Sheriff's Department Leadership Conference. This week, we wrap up our series with a special focus on day four, as leadership mavens John Kelly and Roland Clee take us through their experiences post-conference. They generously share their insig…
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Send us a Text Message. Imagine stepping up to the leadership plate with the confidence of a seasoned sheriff who's faced down the wildest challenges of the digital age. That's the kind of transformative knowledge we're imparting as we sit down with Roland Clee, dissecting the invaluable lessons delivered by Sheriff Wayne Ivey during the Eureka Cou…
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Send us a Text Message. Discover the essence of leadership that resonates beyond badges and ranks, as we unpack the learnings from the Eureka County Sheriff's Department Leadership Conference. With Roland Clee and John Kelly sharing their wisdom, we delve into how their insights that inspire officers to cultivate a culture of integrity and wellness…
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Send us a Text Message. Embark on a transformative journey with Travis Yates, as he takes you behind the scenes of a profound week in Eureka, Nevada, at a leadership conference hosted by Sheriff Jesse Watts and Undersheriff Tyler Thomas. Te day one summary of this phenomenal gathering of law enforcement leaders is detailed by guest Roland Clee. Joi…
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I had heard all about the Midland County school bond election last winter. $1.4 billion for new buildings, upgrading old ones, new technology. I didn’t realize that right next door the Ector County Independent School District had a similar election for $423 million that passed too. A large part of the proceeds will be used for the Career & Technica…
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Send us a Text Message. When Randy Sutton, founder of The Wounded Blue, takes the stage, you can't help but be moved by his stories of valor and sacrifice. Our latest leadership conference episode transports you to Eureka, Nevada, where Randy's powerful seminar addresses the alarming reality and challenges faced by our law enforcement heroes injure…
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Justin has a candid conversation with guest, Austin Handle, regarding whistleblower cops. Austin is a whistleblower cop out of Dunwoody, Georgia. Austin tells his story and experience about fighting to get his name back after he was retaliated against for exposing misconduct and corruption within his former police agency. Justin and Austin talk abo…
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The head of Stephens Inc.’s Energy practice told me he’s got family offices investing in oil and gas. I cried “bull shit, that’s up there with UFOs, Bigfoot and pleasant ex-wives.” Keith doth protest so I had him, Brad Nelson and Evan Smith on to convince me otherwise. Cool discussion on family offices - how to find them, how they operate, how they…
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Send us a Text Message. Have you ever wondered what it takes to lead with valor in the complex world of law enforcement? Roland Clee, a retired non-sworn law enforcement professional with 26 years under his belt, joins us to share his transformative insights on leadership and innovation in the field. From defying conventional divides between civili…
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Send us a Text Message. When the law falls heavy on those tasked with upholding it, what becomes of their hearts and minds? Jeremy Wade, a former Seattle police officer and now the guiding force behind Mission First Alliance, opens up about his transition from the front lines of law enforcement to leading an organization that heals and supports the…
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Send us a Text Message. Get ready to crack the code on law enforcement recruitment with our expert guest, Tom Sye, who brings two decades of police service and a mastery in marketing and recruiting to the table. Together, we dissect the symbiotic yet challenging relationship between police departments and marketing firms in the quest for qualified …
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Send us a Text Message. Discover the intricate balance between integrity and protocol in law enforcement as we welcome Kevin Davis to the show, a distinguished figure with 39 years experience in law enforcement and security along with an induction into the National Law Enforcement Hall of Fame. Kevin sheds light on the complexities officers grapple…
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Send us a Text Message. We're confronting the elephant in the room: the real crisis in police recruiting isn't about numbers; it's about leadership. Police departments often mistake flashy websites and costly videos as a quick fix to their recruitment woes, but we're here to tear down this facade and expose the truth. This episode pulls no punches …
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Send us a Text Message. When the weight of the badge becomes a heavy burden, where do our law enforcement officers turn for support? Join us alongside Mark The Cop and Dr. David, esteemed voices from The Shield Within podcast, as we traverse the emotional and psychological landscape that officers navigate daily. Together, we delve into the harrowin…
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Send us a Text Message. Every leader faces their own battleground, and who better to guide us through the trenches of leadership than Sergeant John Kelly, whose scars of experience shine as lessons in resilience. Our heart-to-heart with John is more than just a discussion; it's a journey through the valleys of failure that leads us to the peaks of …
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Dr. Yates has spent 30 years in law enforcement and the last 25 years as a supervisor and manager. His previous assignments include patrol, gang investigations, training, technology, policy, media relations, jail operations and special operations that included SWAT, Helicopter, K-9, Dive Team, Bomb Squad, Disaster Response, Special Events and the R…
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Send us a Text Message. Embark on a journey to the heart of law enforcement's high-stakes decision-making with retired police officer Danny King, as he lays bare the complexities of use of force and leadership. With a career spanning from the military to the streets of Las Vegas, Danny joins Dr. Travis Yates, to unravel the intricacies behind the t…
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In this episode, we delve into the fascinating intersection of the energy sector and technology through the lens of Bitcoin mining. With insights from industry insiders at Digital Wildcatters and special guest Chuck Yates, we explore how energy companies are increasingly becoming tech companies, and vice versa, driven by the demands of high-perform…
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Send us a Text Message. Have you ever stood at the crossroads of your career, torn between the comfort of the familiar and the allure of the unknown? This is the tale of Tom Rink, whose pivot from a 25-year stretch as a Tulsa police officer to a librarian and educator proves it's never too late to rewrite your story. Our conversation with Tom unvei…
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I didn’t know much about Diversified Energy and their approach to the oil and gas business and they operate more wells than anyone else in the US so I wanted Doug to come on and tell me all about it. Pretty cool stuff they’re doing to manage end of life issues for old producing wells. Plus some really cool finance stuff they’re doing - securitizing…
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Send us a Text Message. Ever wondered what it takes to lead with integrity behind the badge? Join us as we sit down with Steve Neal, a law enforcement veteran of nearly three decades, whose story of transformation from a young man on the wrong side of the law to a champion for respectful policing will leave you inspired. Steve doesn't just share hi…
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Justin and Preston sit down with Cheryl Morris. Cheryl worked with the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision for three decades in both Central Office, minimum, medium and maximum security prisons. Cheryl started as a corrections counselor and rose through the ranks as a Senior Counselor at Sing Sing Correctional Facilit…
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Send us a Text Message. When life handed you a uniform and a badge, it didn't provide a manual on how to maintain health amidst the chaos. Today's episode is nothing short of a revelation, as Dr. Mark Sherwood, a retired police sergeant and beacon of wellness, joins us to discuss the seismic shift in his life's path. From the gritty streets of law …
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Send us a Text Message. When courage under fire translates from the battlefield to the streets, retired police captain and U.S. Army veteran Michael Howell steps into our studio to talk life, leadership, and the split-second decisions that make all the difference. Michael takes us behind the scenes of the Lakewood church shooting with a critical ey…
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Send us a Text Message. Have you ever stood at a crossroads, principles in one hand, the easy path in the other? In this episode, we tackle the silent crisis afflicting today’s society: a dire need for courage among leaders. Courage that demands we stand grounded in our convictions, regardless of the tremors that threaten our professional and perso…
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Send us a Text Message. When the rules of engagement change on the streets, what happens to the guardians keeping the peace? Sean Willoughby, president of the Albuquerque Police Officers Association, steps into the spotlight to shed light on the stark realities of police reform under DOJ consent decrees. Through Sean's lens, we uncover the conseque…
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Mark is one of the smartest guys I know so I had him on to explain to me what the hell is going on in the economy, the implications for the energy business and what his fund is looking at these days. Pretty fascinating opportunity in hydroelectricity. Mark is buying century old dams, modernizing and selling electricity into the grid. Cool way to pl…
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Send us a Text Message. Join Travis Yates and his distinguished guest, retired assistant Chief Brian Baxter, for a deep and engaging discussion on the essence of leadership and trust within the law enforcement community. Brian, with over three decades at the Texas Department of Public Safety and founder of Performance Critical Inc., shares his inva…
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Send us a Text Message. Discover a transformative perspective on leadership as former police officer Chad is trailblazing path through his performance coaching and desire to see leadership in law enforcement improve. Venturing beyond his book, "The Holy Trinity of Successful and Healthy Police Organizations," Chad illuminates the essence of profoun…
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In Smith County, Texas, law enforcement, prosecutors, attorneys, judges, and many more have come together to ruin the Phillips family. The father is Terry Phillips who is the Precinct 3 County Commissioner and the mother, Karen Phillips, is the elected County Clerk. In March of 2023, Cody Voss, a close family friend of the Phillips family was stopp…
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