SEEKING EXCELLENCE: Conversations with leaders working to be their best
By Brett Pinegar: Leadership Coach and Strategist
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SEEKING EXCELLENCE offers a fresh take on business leadership featuring in-depth interviews with leaders who are striving to become their best – to live and lead with excellence. Guests get vulnerable about their journey, the experiences they have had, and how they have changed and developed as a leader. We also learn from world-class experts who share compelling insights from their research on the practices of people and teams that are performing at their peak.
||Clean11: Founders of Neighbor, Joseph Woodbury and Colton Gardner, on Being Different, Using Data, and Having Mentors||Joseph Woodbury, Colton Gardner, and Preston Alder are the co-founders of Neighbor. Neighbor is the "Airbnb of storage." In this episode, I interview Joseph and Colton about their experience as relatively new leaders. During our...||6/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean10: Bassam Salem, CEO of AtlasRTX, on Heroes Swimming Against the "Norm", Getting Things Wrong When We Are Sure We Are Right, and the Connection Between Personal and Professional Success||Bassam Salem is the CEO of AltasRTX based in Park City, UT. They deliver an integrated A.I. chatbot and message platform that enables a real-time customer experience that moves seamlessly from A.I. chatbots to real, live humans. I had a chance to meet..||5/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean9: Stephenie Larsen, CEO of Encircle, on Being Brave, How She Came to Understand All People Matter, and Daily Questions She Uses to Keep Herself Accountable||Stephenie Larsen is the CEO of Encircle, a not-for-profit organization that seeks to deepen and enrich the conversation among communities of faith and LGBTQ teens and young adults. They teach individuals to love themselves and empower families to...||5/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean8: Brock Blake, CEO of Lendio, on Pivots, How His Motivation Has Changed, and Living Intentionally||Brock Blake is the CEO of Lendio. Lendio is a small business loan marketplace, where business owner fills out one application, and gets access to about 75 lenders on our platform, and can comparison show, and choose the loan that is best for them. I...||5/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean7: Summer Harris, CEO of Baby Bling, on Overcoming Insecurities, Battling Gender Discrimination, and Evolving as a Leader||Summer Harris is the CEO of Baby Bling, an infant accessory company based in Utah. Baby Bling was founded in 2005 and has grown from a creative endeavor into a thriving business owned by women. Summer offers a compelling example that leadership...||4/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean6: David Bywater, CEO of Vivint Solar, on Bending Light, Making Failure a Positive, and Doing the Extraordinary||David Bywater is the Chief Executive Officer at Vivint Solar, a leading full-service residential solar integrator. Prior to joining Vivint Solar, David served as COO at Vivint Smart Home and was executive vice president at Xerox. Earlier in his...||4/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean5: Vance Checketts, VP/GM Dell EMC, on Diversity, Learning from Challenges, and Getting Outside||Vance is the senior executive for Dell EMC in Utah, a significant base within Dell Technologies, the largest privately-controlled IT company in the world. Under his leadership, Utah operations have grown rapidly with over 1,300 team members now based...||4/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean4: Trent Kaufman, CEO of the Cicero Group, on Culture, Relentless Feedback, and Good Books||Dr. Trent Kaufman is the Chief Executive Officer of Cicero Group, a strategy and management consulting firm based in Salt Lake City. Trent is respected globally for developing sophisticated systems to enable the use of performance data to maximize...||4/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSean Ford, CMO at LogMeIn, on Mantras, Vulnerability, and Working on Yourself||W. Sean Ford serves as LogMeIn’s Chief Marketing Officer. Sean is responsible for leading all aspects of LogMeIn's global marketing organization including product marketing, field marketing, demand generation, communications, brand, and e-commerce....||3/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRob Price, CEO of School of Rock, on Mentors, Feedback, and Callings||Rob Price is the CEO of School of Rock. He has extensive experience building brands in the consumer, franchise and retail sectors. Prior to School of Rock, Rob served as President of Edible Arrangements, which integrates an online business and 1,300...||3/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMatt Holland, UVU President, on Lincoln, Confident Humility, Self-Awareness, and Empathy||Matthew Holland is the president of Utah Valley University in Orem, Utah. Under Matt's leadership, UVU has grown rapidly and is now the largest university in the state of Utah. Not only is Matt a leader of a large educational institution, he studied the||3/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Haven't had a chance to listen to it yet, but I've heard it's great
I just finished listening to the first 4 episodes and I LOVED IT each episode Brett went deep into the each leaders being and also was able to find valuable application for the listener. I loved hearing the stories and how each leader was able to learn and grow. I was inspired and related to each podcast. I look forward to the future episodes. I wanted to take so many notes and write out the key principles I learned, there were so many!
A must listen
This is a phenomenal podcast for anyone looking to increase their vision and motivation to achieve their life goals.