Behind The Billboard
By Kris Lindahl
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Is successful entrepreneurship about promoting the hell out of yourself, or building a killer culture and focusing on relentless personal development? Find the surprising answers as real estate rock star Kris Lindahl interviews business leaders from all walks of life. No matter what industry you’re in, you’ll learn how to win in the marketplace—and life—by finding your authentic self and communicating it to the world.
||CleanBe honest: What do you struggle with? Kris addresses the question we don’t like to ask ourselves, shares some of his own challenges and offers constructive ways that you can deal with your struggles to become a better leader and person. — BTB #19 On||What do you struggle with? It’s a hard question to ask, and sometimes it’s an even harder question to answer. In this One on One podcast, Kris shares his own challenges and offers some advice for leaders on slowing down, truly being in the moment, s||2/17/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat do you know now that you wish you had known then? Kris answers this question for himself, emphasizing that leadership isn’t about looking back or having regrets; it’s about growing and looking forward. — BTB #18 One on One||Has anyone ever asked you what advice you would give to your younger self? This happened to Kris recently when a friend asked him what he saw clearly now that he wishes he had seen earlier in his life. Kris offers six areas of wisdom that he wishes ...||2/10/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow has Anytime Fitness CEO Chuck Runyon built the world’s largest fitness chain and America’s #1 franchise system? Through leadership that invests in the whole person, not just the “employee.” — BTB #17||What’s the secret to improving someone’s health and fitness? If you listen to Chuck Runyon, it sounds a lot like the secret to good leadership: listening, empathizing, being generous with your attention, and seeing your job as helping people unlock||2/3/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTraditional goal-setting doesn’t work. Kris reveals a more effective method for achieving what you want in life and being a better leader. — BTB #16 One on One||Do you set huge goals for yourself at the beginning of the year, then find yourself getting increasingly depressed about your inability to meet them? Join the club! Traditional goal-setting is not only ineffective; it actually puts yours farther awa...||1/27/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRachel Mairose went from rescuing 1 animal to saving over 17,000 in less than 10 years. Now Secondhand Hounds is a breed apart—an example of what people can learn from animals, and what businesses can learn from nonprofits about leadership. — BTB #1||Want proof that phenomenal success starts with finding your true passion? Look no farther than Rachel Mairose. Rachel started a small dog rescue out of her apartment in 2009. Less than a decade later, Secondhand Hounds is the largest animal rescue o...||1/20/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMark Crea has grown Feed My Starving Children 40% a year for 13 years. How has he done it, and what important lessons can businesses learn from the charitable and nonprofit world? — BTB #14||If you’ve ever spent a day at a Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) food-packing center, you know it’s an experience you’ll never forget—remarkably consistent and uplifting for the 1.4 million volunteers across 40 states who participate every year.||1/13/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKris has four critical pieces of advice for you in 2019, all learned from his personal triumphs and challenges in 2018. — BTB #14 One on One||How are you feeling about 2019? Better than last year? Worse? About the same? As we enter a new year, it’s time to wipe the slate clean and take a fresh look at where we’re at in our lives and careers. Looking back on 2018, Kris sees both the succes||1/6/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCesar Castillejos’ life changed when he asked himself two questions. The answers helped him truly understand leadership, stewardship and the right way to help young people become leaders. — BTB #12||Are you a successful leader who’s secretly burned out and unhealthy? Is what you’re doing bringing you success but not joy? Are you especially attuned to the leadership challenges that teenagers face today? Then the incredible story of youth worker,||12/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean“Why can’t I be like them?” — BTB #11 One on One||It’s natural to compare yourself to other people, but is it healthy—and are you comparing yourself to something real or fake? In this special “One on One” podcast, Kris talks about the growing dangers of comparing yourself to someone else’s so||12/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKristi Piehl will get you good media coverage … and teach you how to be a successful woman without the “Mom Guilt.” — BTB #10||Have you ever had the rug pulled out from under you when you thought you were at the peak of success? Do you still wonder what you want to be when you grow up? Media Minefield founder and CEO Kristi Piehl has been there and done that. After being a ...||12/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKathy Robideau is changing journalism and elevating women … one breadstick at a time — BTB #9||Think you work hard? Chances are, Business Journal Market President Kathy Robideau has you beat. Starting with her days slinging breadsticks at the Olive Garden as a kid, Kathy has always been willing to outwork people and earn everything she gets. ...||12/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBombBomb’s Darin Dawson is out to “re-humanize the planet,” and he’s doing it in ways you’d never expect. — BTB #8||Do you want your eulogy to say you “made a lot of money” or “made a dent in the universe”? Do you think not having a college degree and coming from humble roots means you can’t succeed or lead? BombBomb President and Co-founder Darin Dawson ex||12/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBrady Forseth does the right things for the right reasons, and he never tries to do it alone. — BTB #7||Is your life more about making money or making an impact? Do we all have a platform to change the world, or just the politicians and celebrities? African Community & Conservation Foundation CEO Brady Forseth joins us to talk about his amazing wo...||11/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKris expresses gratitude for his supporters and BTB listeners||What are you thankful for? How have you been blessed in your life? Kris expresses his gratitude to everyone that has supported him and the Behind The Billboard podcast. Without the listeners, this podcast would be nothing. Happy Thanksgiving!||11/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJennifer Smith loves a good crisis, because she sees big possibilities in hard challenges. — BTB #6||Does risk scare or excite you? When a crisis hits, is your instinct to panic or to look for opportunities? Innovative Office Solutions CEO Jennifer Smith and her husband, CFO Brooks Smith, have some amazing stories to tell about embracing risk and g...||11/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBill Svoboda wants you to create ‘experiences worth showing up for,’ because that’s how he turns commodity businesses into consumer experience powerhouses. — BTB #5||Is there really a better way to sell T-shirts and mortgage titles? Yes! Starting with the T-shirt business he started in his college dorm room, rock star speaker and CloseSimple co-founder Bill Svoboda has learned that the secret to success is all a...||11/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJosh Neumann’s product is reducing bullying and proving the power of a purpose-based brand, and that’s not just lip service! — BTB #4||What do you do when you’re successful but not fulfilled? What’s it like when a moment of inspiration takes on a life of its own? And how can (literally) opening doors for other people also open doors of opportunity for you? Josh Neumann reveals the||11/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean“Who do you think you are?” Kris takes on the most important question in leadership and core values — BTB #3: One on One||Hear Kris’s impassioned 7-minute hot take on the most critical question you can ask yourself as a person and as a leader. It might sound basic, but it is most definitely not. And as Kris knows from personal experience, when you can answer this quest..||10/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJustin Havre talks accountability and self-improvement, two keys to great leadership and culture — BTB #2||If you’re really honest with yourself, do you blame others or take responsibility when things go wrong? If you do take responsibility, how do you turn things around? In this episode, Kris goes deep with Justin Havre of Justin Havre & Associates,...||10/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJon Cheplak gets vulnerable and talks about the importance of transparency to good leadership — BTB #1||What secret do good leaders know about getting people to make a choice or a change? What’s the thing that most leaders say they’re going to be, but then almost never are? What’s the #1 thing a leader should ask him or herself when they wake up in||10/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTrailer||Is successful entrepreneurship about promoting the hell out of yourself, or building a killer culture and focusing on relentless personal development? Find the surprising answers as real estate rock star Kris Lindahl interviews business leaders from...||10/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
It’s just a bunch of self absorbed insufferable prigs giving phony advice because they like to hear the sound of their voices.
Learning from the best
Interesting to hear how these leaders have built their business, their foundation, and principals. Any business leader can learn from these companies, regardless of industry 🙌🏻
This Podcast is 🔥
Kris is a brilliant mind and a great interviewer. This podcast is my go to.