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185 UnHealthcare: Why The Future is “Health Assurance” | Kevin Maney Bestselling Author / Category Designer

185 UnHealthcare: Why The Future is “Health Assurance” | Kevin Maney Bestselling Author / Category Designer

We continue our run on legendary, bestselling authors today with Kevin Maney. Kevin is a technology executive who’s covered tech for over 25 years for outfits like USA Today, Newsweek, and many others. He’s the co-author of my first book: Play Bigger: How Pirates, Dreamers, Innovators Create and Dominate Markets. Today, we have a fascinating…

184 Create Your Own Calm | Bestselling Author Meera Lee Patel

184 Create Your Own Calm | Bestselling Author Meera Lee Patel

Today, we have a riveting conversation with bestselling author and artist Meera Lee Patel. She’s got a new book out called Create Your Own Calm: A Journal for Quieting Anxiety. We have a powerful conversation about dealing with anxiety and why Meera thinks, “the more you run away from something, the more it follows you.”…

183 Life Is in the Transitions | Bruce Feiler, 7X NY Times Bestselling Author

183 Life Is In The Transitions | Bruce Feiler, 7X NY Times Bestselling Author

Bruce Feiler is a legendary thinker and writer and unlike in a normal interview, we go deep in this episode. Bruce has a monster new book out called Life Is in the Transitions. Today, we have a very big conversation about what Bruce calls “life quakes,” both voluntary (new job, getting married, moving) and involuntary…

182 From Unicorn Companies To Camels w/ Matthew Cowan, Next47 Venture Capitalist

182 From Unicorn Companies To Camels w/ Matthew Cowan, Next47 Venture Capitalist

Today, we have none other than Matthew Cowan of Next47. Matthew and Chris have known each other for almost 20 years now. He’s been both an investor and an entrepreneur and has invested in a lot of category queens and kings companies. In this episode, we have a wide-ranging conversation with Matthew about venture capital,…

How To Build Legendary Software | Tim Tully CTO of Splunk

181 How To Build Legendary Software | Tim Tully CTO of Splunk

Tim Tully is one of the most legendary technologies and product leaders of this generation. He is the Chief Technology Officer of $35 billion market cap company Splunk. He also runs the engineering, product, and tech operations.  In this episode, we get into all of it, how to execute a big, bold product vision, what…

180 Feel Good Voting | Andy Roo Forrest

180 Feel Good Voting | Andy Roo Forrest

Today, we speak with entrepreneur turned activist Andy Roo Forrest. He is the founder of a fascinating nonprofit called FeelGoodVoting.org who is on a mission is to get more people in the United States to vote. We dig into why there is a low voter turnout in the past elections, and most importantly, what can…

179 Black Entrepreneurs Matter | Women Entrepreneurs Matter w/ UCSC Prof. Robert Fairlie

179 Black Entrepreneurs Matter / Women Entrepreneurs Matter w/ UCSC Prof. Robert Fairlie

Why is there a disproportionate impact against Black-owned and Women-owned Businesses? Today in Follow your Different, Robert Fairlie, a professor at the University of California and a researcher for the National Bureau of Economic Research, shares his research on the impact of Coronavirus on small businesses and black and women-owned businesses. Impact of COVID-19 Rob…

178 Transforming Education In The Era of Covid w/ Ted Dintersmith bestselling author

178 Transforming Education In The Era of Covid w/ Ted Dintersmith, Bestselling Author

Today, we have a legendary conversation about schools and education. This is a topic that is not getting enough attention right now. With us today is Ted Dintersmith, the author of a great book called What School Could Be: Insights and Inspiration From Teachers Across America.  We talk about how we can make school work,…

177 God: A Different Dialogue / Pastor Dave Ferguson

177 God: A Different Dialogue | Pastor Dave Ferguson

Now you might be asking, why are we dealing with God on a business podcast? Well, first of all, if you’re a regular listener, you should know this is no normal business podcast. When this crisis started, we decided to steer right into this crisis, to frankly, help and scale ourselves to meet the challenge…

What is going on? w/ #1 Tech Analyst R "Ray" Wang Chairman Constellation Research

176 What is going on? | #1 Tech Analyst R “Ray” Wang Chairman Constellation Research

In this episode, we have an amazing conversation with the world’s number one tech analyst, Ray Wang. He’s the founder of Constellation Research and the author of a spectacular, bestselling book called Disrupting Digital Business. We talk about what’s going on with C19, is C 19 a bioweapon, and what’s going on with bioweapons. We…

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