The LeadershipNow Podcast

by Michael McKinney

My mission is to connect with some of the most thoughtful leaders and share their useful life stories and leadership wisdom. My guests share their most valuable experiences and insights for the benefit of The LeadershipNow Podcast audience.

Podcast episodes

  • Jeff Lerner – How to Unlock Your Potential

    Jeff Lerner – How to Unlock Your Potential

    After a decade of building multiple online businesses to over 8 figures and twice landing on the Inc. 5000, Jeff Lerner turned his focus to educating and inspiring entrepreneurs about the power of digital business. In 2019 he founded the ENTRE Institute to create a new generation of ENTREpreneurs. He has taken his story and the lessons he has learned and compiled them into a solid bestseller titled, Unlock Your Potential. It resonates with many of the frustrations people are faced with in our time. In this podcast I talk to Jeff about how we can unlock our potential and take advantage of the opportunities available now in the new economy.

  • Chris Westfall – How to Make Life Easier

    Chris Westfall – How to Make Life Easier

    Chris Westfall has helped launch over five dozen businesses, helping to raise over $100 Million in investment capital. His clients have appeared on Shark Tank, Dragons’ Den in Canada, and Shark Tank Australia. Chris is the Champion of the US National Elevator Pitch, a competition challenging students to make a convincing and engaging “Elevator Pitch” to an Angel Investor. He is recognized as a Top 10 Business Coach and regularly works with Fortune 500 Companies and high-impact leaders. He is also a keynote speaker and author of four books. His latest is Easier: 60 Ways to Make Your Work Life Work for You. Through a conversation between a coach and his client, he explains how to productively look at the circumstances we are in, and find ways to be easier on ourselves, no matter what we are up against. Today we will learn how to make life easier and learn to serve ourselves and others better.

  • Ruben Gonzales – The Courage to Succeed

    Ruben Gonzales – The Courage to Succeed

    He wasn’t a gifted athlete. He didn’t take up the sport of luge until he was 21. Against all odds, four years later he was competing in the Winter Olympics. At the age of 47 he was competing against 20-year-olds in the Vancouver Olympics. At 55, after a seven year break, he became the oldest person to compete internationally in the sport of luge. He’s proof that ordinary people can achieve extraordinary things if they will follow a few simple steps.

  • Episode #001: Karl Moore – We Are All Ambiverts Now

    Episode #001: Karl Moore – We Are All Ambiverts Now

    Our guest today is Professor Karl Moore. Dr. Moore is a McGill University Professor, an Oxford University Associate Fellow, and the author of the upcoming book, OK Boomer: Working with Millennials and Generation Z. Today, were here to talk to Karl about introverts, extroverts, and ambiverts.