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What It Takes

By Academy of Achievement

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Revealing, intimate conversations with visionaries and leaders in the arts, science, technology, public service, sports and business. These engaging personal stories are drawn from interviews with the American Academy of Achievement, and offer insights you’ll want to apply to your own life.

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Five Stars


The Johnny Cash episode is spectacular

Deftly introduced and packaged by the producers, Johnny Cash comes across as extraordinarily likable, modest, and decent. Excellent start to this series.

Washington Insider/Trail Talk podcast host

What a wonderful new series to give listeners an opportunity to hear an intimate conversation with the legends of our time. Johnny Cash is so relaxed and easy yet revealing.

It’s so well produced I think I need to go back and upgrade my podcast production values!

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