• Brett Hurt Serial Entrepreneurial Success Legends and Losers

    232: Brett Hurt Serial Entrepreneurial Success

    How does coding for fun lead to becoming a category king? On today’s episode, Brett Hurt joins Christopher Lochhead in a riveting discussion about his story of serial entrepreneurship, the future of data, and the power of community. “There’s just this serendipity that occurred in life where these things really drew me.” – Brett Hurt…

    Questions and Cocktails First Marketing Hire Legends and Losers

    231: Questions and Cocktails First Marketing Hire

    On another episode of Questions and Cocktails, Christopher Lochhead responds to a question by an aspiring category king. What does a good first marketing hire look like? Do you choose potential over experience? “I think legendary CEOs are evangelists and they don’t outsource the strategic part of marketing.” – Christopher Lochhead Working on Lightning Strikes…

    Alex Hult from Pro Hockey to Restaurateur Legends and Losers

    230: Alex Hult from Pro Hockey to Restaurateur

    What do you do when your dreams get crushed? On today’s episode, Alex Hult shares his awesome story of business and life success. He tells us how he rose from a halted hockey career and became a legendary restaurateur. “My mind was still thinking as fast, everything else was going as fast, but my body…

    Marjorie Scholtz Silicon Valley Entrepreneur Legends and Losers

    229 Marjorie Scholtz Silicon Valley Entrepreneur

    How do you find a passion in solving a problem that a lot of people face? On today’s episode, CEO of Verbhouse Marjorie Scholtz, shares the story of how she realized her passion. She also talks about how she built a diverse team founded on a single mission, designing a new category of company that…

    Cannabis Category King Dennis O'Malley, CEO of Caliva Legends and Losers

    228: Cannabis Category King Dennis O’Malley, CEO of Caliva

    How does a button-down professional become a legendary pot entrepreneur? On today’s episode, Dennis O’Malley shares with us how he embraced his category. And he also talks about why taking on the pot industry is an exciting endeavor as any. “In cannabis, almost more than any other industry, there’s an ability to really create and…

    Questions and Cocktails Content Creator Thought Leader Legends and Losers

    227: Questions and Cocktails Content Creator/Thought Leader

    On this episode of Questions and Cocktails, Christopher Lochhead answers another question from one of his listeners. How does one go about becoming a great content creator and thought leader? “A lot of the most interesting people have a unique and differentiated point of view and they kind of come from that point of view…

    Dushka Zapata Do I Need A Soulmate Legends and Losers

    226: Dushka Zapata Do I Need A Soulmate?

    How does creativity bloom and do we really need a soulmate? Dushka Zapata is a talented writer and a communications executive at Silicon Valley. Today, she joins us to talk about writing, soulmates, the difference between blame and responsibility, and a whole lot more. “The greatest lie ever told is that there is someone out…

    Foreground vs Background Conversations - Bix & Joe Bickson Legends and Losers

    225: Foreground vs. Background Conversations – Bix & Joe Bickson

    Which is the winner in a comparison of foreground vs. background conversations? On today’s episode, Bix and Joe Bickson join us for another conversation tackling a tenet of future hacking. They talk about how the power dynamics in the company not only affect performance but also derail communication lines. “The first practice we’re asking executive…

    Steve Olsher Reinvention of an Entrepreneur Legends and Losers

    224: Steve Olsher Reinvention of an Entrepreneur

    How does one walk out of an endeavor and successfully pick it up again somewhere along the way? Steve Olsher is an entrepreneur, CEO, author and podcaster. Today he talks about failures and successes, how to come back from losses, and how Chicago almost killed him. “I look like I do a lot but I…

    Questions and Cocktails 1st Time Startup CEO Legends and Losers

    223 Questions and Cocktails 1st Time Startup CEO

    On this episode of Questions and Cocktails, Christopher Lochhead responds to another question emailed by one his listeners. A 1st time startup CEO for a new venture-backed company seeks advice on how to become a legendary leader. “Legendary people build legendary companies. It’s that simple.” – Christopher Lochhead 1st Startup Time CEO  Love the…

    Eddie Yoon Strategic Growth Legends and Losers

    221: Eddie Yoon Strategic Growth

    On today’s episode, growth strategist and author Eddie Yoon joins us. He has written the book “Superconsumers”. Together with Christopher, he talks about failures, category design, marketing, and how introverts in an extroverted world can thrive by choice. “Failure is ultimately a good thing and being left out is ultimately gonna force you to carve…

    Bix and Joe Bickson Ruthless Compassion Legends and Losers

    221: Bix and Joe Bickson Ruthless Compassion

    Bix and Joe Bickson return for this series tackling different topics, including future hacking. Today, they share how imposter syndrome manifests and why people need to be ruthlessly compassionate. “Every CEO, every executive, every person we’ve sat in a room with over time has revealed that they also have great doubts.” – Bix Bickson on…