Whether we like it or not—and sometimes, in spite of our best intentions and best efforts—failure is unavoidable. But that’s not necessarily a bad thing, says filmmaker Jon Erwin, whose production company makes faith-based, inspirational feature films. In fact, he insists if you examine failure closely—think an uncomfortable, really honest look—you may very well find the keys … [Read more...] about #306: Jon Erwin—Studying Failure
Core values can be tricky. So many companies are quick to say they have them, but if you ask best-selling author and StoryBrand CEO Donald Miller, too few actually mean much of anything. And the reason is simple: They fail to answer three things that every team member wants—and needs—to know. Tune in to hear Donald explain exactly how to get your core values right so they … [Read more...] about #304: Donald Miller—Are Core Values Worthless?
When charity: water founder and CEO Scott Harrison set out to solve the global water crisis, he knew he couldn’t do it alone. To that end, he it made it his number one priority to connect with the consumer in an authentic way—and it paid off, big time. Twelve years later, charity: water has brought clean water to over eight million people in 26 countries, thanks to the … [Read more...] about #289: Scott Harrison—Turning Apathy Into Action
Even if you feel like the odds are stacked against your next big idea—no budget, no time, no scope—you may be in a much better position than you think. According to Bobby Gruenewald, Innovation Leader at Life.Church, the more limited your resources, the more creative and innovative you have to be. Tune in as Bobby shares his story of bringing the first-ever Bible app YouVersion … [Read more...] about #287: Bobby Gruenewald—Find a Way, Not an Excuse
Michael Wystrach, CEO and co-founder of Freshly, insists that the best businesses are built by those who, first and foremost, are passionate about finding a solution to an unsolved problem. And based on the success of his all-natural, chef-cooked meal delivery service, he’s 100% right. In less than three years, Freshly has become a standout in the $1.2 trillion food industry … [Read more...] about #279: Michael Wystrach—Solving Unsolved Problems