EntreLeadership Podcast

The EntreLeadership Podcast is your resource for lessons from Dave Ramsey on business, team building and leadership. Hosted by Ken Coleman, each podcast is loaded with insight and ideas featuring expert guests such as Tony Hsieh, Simon Sinek and Dan Cathy, as well as key leaders from Dave's company, and of course, Dave himself.

Current Episodes

Dave Ramsey

100th Episode Celebration With Dave Ramsey

Dave stops by for a special conversation for our podcast's 100th episode. And we're highlighting the top answers from our favorite guests of the past year.


Ali Brown

Austin Kleon: Steal Like an Artist

Business requires creativity, and best-selling author Austin Kleon shows you how to develop it on this week's podcast. You'll discover your own path, get directly in touch with your artistic side, and let that creativity flow to better your efforts and win.


Ali Brown

Ali Brown: Secrets of a Multimillionaire

One of the most successful female entrepreneurs of her generation, Ali Brown joins this week's podcast to share her story of success, how she helps empower women around the world, and her experience on ABC's Secret Millionaire. But that's just the start. EntreLeadership Coach John Felkins stops by the studio to answer your business questions. And we're talking to business owner Christy Johnson about her work that matters. This is an episode you don't want to miss.


Jack Welsh

Jack Welch: Winning the Game

This week's podcast is a slam dunk with two legends joining us to talk leadership and maybe even a little basketball. First up is business titan Jack Welch, former CEO of GE. Jack shares his thoughts on winning the game, building a team, and growing your career. Then you'll meet Kevin Eastman, the vice president of basketball operations for the L.A. Clippers. Kevin shares his thoughts on teamwork, excellence and culture. Listen in because this one definitely is a three-pointer.


Tom Ziglar

Tom Ziglar: The Keys to Top Performance

How do you know if you and your team members are doing an awesome job? Tom Ziglar, son of the legendary Zig Ziglar, shares his company’s performance formula so you can easily find out. Plus, he’s a Ziglar, so you know you’re going to be inspired!


Running in the wilderness

Living Powerfully and Saving Time

Need advice from those winning every day? We’re featuring real estate moguls Jason and David Benham on facing the tough times, as well as time and productivity expert Laura Vanderkam.


Brendan Suhr

NBA’s Brendan Suhr: Coaching to Win

We’re celebrating March Madness with a bonus podcast featuring former NBA coach and leadership expert Brendan Suhr. Stay tuned for a chance to win an all-expense-paid trip to the EntreLeadership Summit!


Team Culture

Developing Culture: Jon Gordon and Bob Burg

This week, we’re all about creating company culture, and we’re talking with two leading experts on it for their top tips. Jon Gordon is author of The Energy Bus: 10 Rules to Fuel Your Life, Work and Team with Positive Energy and Bob Burg, author of The Go-Giver.


John C Maxwell

John C Maxwell: Why Good Leaders Ask Great Questions

Internationally recognized leadership expert John C. Maxwell joins the podcast to discuss one of the single most important traits every great leader possesses—curiosity—and how it can help you win. Plus, John shares one of our favorite stories: his friendship with legendary UCLA basketball coach John Wooden.

Love all the advice from John? Then meet him in person at the EntreLeadership Summit. This three-day conference at the Omni La Costa Resort and Spa in San Diego features personal lessons from Dave as well as six of the brightest business minds in America. Limited seating is available. Reserve your space today!


Dr. Henry Cloud

Dr. Henry Cloud: 10 Things You'll Never Do Again

This is an episode you don't want to miss! We're talking with two of the top leadership experts in the country. Psychologist and best-selling author Dr. Henry Cloud joins us to outline 10 common life patterns that sabotage success and the concrete steps you can take to overcome them. And John G. Miller, author of QBQ, stops by to talk about personal accountability.


Rabbi Daniel Lapin

Rabbi Daniel Lapin on Business Secrets From the Bible

One of our favorite guests, best-selling author Rabbi Daniel Lapin, discusses a new way to view and approach success with practical, simple strategies based upon key concepts from the Bible. Plus, we're talking with Rory Vaden for his insight on procrastination. So don't delay—listen to this podcast now.


Patrick Lencioni

Patrick Lencioni: How to Make Your Company Healthy and Wealthy

Is it possible to have a company where politics are minimized, clarity is king, and team members are passionate about what they do? Absolutely. And this episode's guest, best-selling business author Patrick Lencioni, tells us how.


Clate Mask

How to Grow a Business Without Chaos — Clate Mask

Best-selling author Clate Mask, cofounder and CEO of Infusionsoft, joins the podcast to discuss how to successfully grow your business without sacrificing the lifestyle you deserve. He’ll help you bring order to your business today.


Liz Wiseman

Why You Need to Get Rookie Smarts With Liz Wiseman

Remember when you first started your company and you didn't know enough to be afraid? You were unstoppable—full of wonder and curiosity. In our newest podcast, best-selling author Liz Wiseman tells us how to recapture that feeling and once again become unstoppable.


Barrett Ward

Social Entrepreneur Barrett Ward on Changing the World

For most people, charity begins at home, but for social entrepreneur Barrett Ward, it starts with a job. Barrett is founder and CEO of fashionABLE, an apparel company that creates employment opportunities for vulnerable women in Africa. This is an interview you don't want to miss.


Richard Sheridan

Building a Workplace People Love With Richard Sheridan

Step aside, Pharrell. We're talking with Richard Sheridan, best-selling author of Joy, Inc. and CEO of Menlo Innovations, one of the most unusual and culturally rich companies in America. Richard discusses how to bring joy into the workplace—and yes, get happy again.


Mike Rowe

Somebody’s Gotta Do It - Mike Rowe

Mike Rowe of Dirty Jobs and current host of CNN’s Somebody’s Gotta Do It joins our podcast to talk about his new show, entrepreneurship and the desperate need for skilled labor. Plus, check out our bonus audio with Mike on his greatest passion and the mikeroweWORKS Foundation.


Carmine Gallo

How to Talk Like TED With Carmine Gallo

Communication coach and best-selling author Carmine Gallo shows you how to persuasively sell your ideas and give kick-butt presentations. Plus, don't forget to check out our bonus video on the power of public speaking from EntreLeadership Coach John Felkins.


Sebastian Bailey

Achieve More by Thinking Differently With Sebastian Bailey

Join host Ken Coleman for a fascinating conversation with Sebastian Bailey, co-author of Mind Gym. The best-selling author shows you how to transform your personal and professional life by changing the way you think. Plus, we're including bonus quizzes on optimism and procrastination from the book that you can take later. But that's just the start. Stick around because we're also featuring:

  • A new contest announcement. We're giving away two tickets, including airfare and lodging, to the EntreLeadership Summit. Our podcast listeners are the first to hear about this giveaway and special new event.
  • An exclusive listen to a recent talk by Dave at our company staff meeting on taking on the impossible and winning.
  • How to win a copy of Mind Gym of your own.
  • Answers to questions from our mailbag.



Jay Baer

Why Smart Marketing Is About Help not Hype with Jay Baer

How do you make your product or service shine in today's oversaturated, ADD-addled marketplace? Jay Baer, best-selling author of Youtility: Why Smart Marketing Is about Help not Hype, joins our podcast to show you how to cut through all the clutter. As a bonus, we're giving away 50 copies of Jay's book and a quick worksheet (http://res.cloudinary.com/test-entreleadership-com/image/upload/v1412363934/vzyynw3ct4kwgoz2x2l8.pdf) to get you started on a smart marketing campaign of your own. Stay tuned!


Daniel Pink

To Sell Is Human with Daniel Pink

Best-selling author Daniel Pink joins our podcast to discuss effective ways to sell in today's world of instant information. And our own Chris Hogan explains why everyone is in sales. Listen to this one to the end because we're also including two special offers you won't want to miss. Stay tuned!


Charles Duhigg

The Power of Habit With Charles Duhigg

Why do we do what we do, whether in business or life? Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Charles Duhigg believes it's all because of the power of habit. On this week's EntreLeadership Podcast, he explains why habits exist and how we can change them to transform our businesses, communities and lives.


Seth Godin

Go Make Something Happen With Seth Godin

Marketing superstar Seth Godin joins Dave Ramsey and podcast host Ken Coleman to talk about fighting fear, the power of peers and the benefits of royally screwing up. This is a podcast you won't want to miss because we're including a special offer for EntreLeaders to meet Seth, Dave and Gary Vaynerchuk in New York City. Listen now!


Sally Hogshead

How to Fascinate and Win with Sally Hogshead

In a world with an average nine-second attention span, how do you connect with your team, customers and even your family? Best-selling author and world-class branding expert Sally Hogshead says it's all about fascination. On this podcast, she shows you how to become intensely valuable to others, so the world sees you at your best.


Bob Buford and Jim Collins

Why You Need a Mentor with Bob Buford and Jim Collins

On this week's podcast, two of the top leadership minds in the country—Jim Collins and Bob Buford—hang out with host Ken Coleman to talk about their mentor Peter Drucker. They share their personal stories on the man who has been called the father of modern management. As a special bonus, leadership guru Michael Hyatt drops by to give his tips on mentorship too.


Simon Sinek

Why Leaders Eat Last with Simon Sinek

How do you create a culture where trust and cooperation are as common as a 10 a.m. coffee break? It's all about great leadership. And on this episode, we're discussing the secret to great leadership with one the most influential and innovative voices on the subject. Best-selling author Simon Sinek joins podcast host Ken Coleman to discuss how you can get your team to seamlessly work together and accomplish remarkable things.


Michael Gerber

You Are the Problem and the Solution with Michael Gerber

Has the dream of starting your own business turned into the nightmare that's keeping you up at night? Listen in as host Chris Hogan and author of the best-selling E-Myth series Michael Gerber unpack the skills every entrepreneur needs to rock at business.


Dave Ramsey and Mark Cuban

Mark Cuban’s Secrets to Success

Join us for an in-depth conversation with the one-and-only Mark Cuban, entrepreneur extraordinaire and passionate owner of the Dallas Mavericks. Cuban stopped by our studio to talk with Dave about life, his journey to becoming a business owner, his companies and what every business owner needs to do to become a success. Listen in and get inspired to win.


Q & A

Question & Answer

On this week's episode, EntreLeadership coach John Felkins is back in the studio with host Chris Hogan to answer your questions!


Patrick Lencioni

How to Beat the Competition

Is it possible to run a company with minimal politics, high morale, low turnover and off-the-charts productivity? Absolutely! And one of our favorite best-selling authors, Patrick Lencioni, not only discusses the steps to accomplish it, but how it also will allow you to run circles around your competition. Pat starts the discussion with the six critical questions you need to ask yourself, so this is a episode you're not going to want to miss!


Marcus Buckingham

Put Your Strengths to Work with Marcus Buckingham

As a leader, where should you invest your time in order to get the best ROI for your company? It's all about optimizing strengths. And best-selling author Marcus Buckingham discusses how you can take advantage of what you and your team do best. It's all based on a new research methodology from the man who helped create StrengthsFinder, the personal assessment tool that gave millions of individuals a new vocabulary to positively describe their ingrained talents. It's a conversation you won't want to miss!


The Five Enemies of Unity

Fighting the 5 Enemies of Unity

It can take years to build a great culture in your company, but one of the five enemies of unity can destroy it overnight. Join Podcast host Chris Hogan and EntreLeadership Coach John Felkins as the discuss how to fight these team-destroying, profit-sinking opponents.


Stephen M.R. Covey

It's a Matter of Trust

We're taking a deeper dive into one of the most relevant issues of the past decade—the increasing lack of trust in business. Stephen M.R. Covey, best-selling author and co-founder and CEO of CoveyLink Worldwide, returns as a podcast guest to discuss this important issue and how it affects the culture of your company.


The Go Giver - book

The Gift of Giving

We wrap up Leaders Are Readers month with a deep dive into another required read at Dave's company: The Go-Giver by Bob Burg and John David Mann. Within this powerful little story lies the simple secret to enhancing your business and enriching your life. Learn how with podcast host Chris Hogan and Daniel Tardy, vice president of EntreLeadership.


The Go Getter - book

Stop Wanting, Start Winning

How do some people not only survive but also thrive while others seem to just give up? That's the question we're answering on this special Leaders Are Readers episode focusing on one of Dave's absolute favorite books— The Go-Getter by Peter B. Kyne. Don't miss the discussion and tips from the simple story that has inspired generations.


Who Moved My Cheese - book

What To Do When Facing Unexpected Change

Week two of our celebration of Leaders Are Readers month focuses on a must-read for every new member of Dave's staff. Join Podcast Host Chris Hogan and EntreLeadership Coach John Felkins as they discuss Who Moved My Cheese? by Dr. Spencer Johnson, M.D., and give tips on how to deal with these ever-changing times.


Question Behind the Question - book

How to Stop the Blame Game and Win

Join us as we celebrate Readers Are Leaders Month with four special podcasts beginning today. On this episode, we take a deeper dive into one of Dave's favorite books: QBQ! The Question Behind the Question. The book by John G. Miller discusses the power of personal accountability and how it can transform your company.


David Allen

How to Get It Done

What if you could accomplish more in a day than you ever thought possible without working yourself to death or turning into an incredible stress ball? With the help of this week's podcast guest, you can. David Allen, best-selling author of the most pivotal business books of the last decade—Getting Things Done—discusses the art of stress-free productivity.

Dave Ramsey

Pumping Up Productivity

Have you set big goals or had even larger dreams that never came true because you can't compete with the calendar? There's simply never enough time in the day. We have, too, which is why we're taking a deeper dive into time management and setting goals that work on this week's podcast with EntreLeadership Vice President Daniel Tardy and Speaker/Certified Business Coach Christy Wright. As a bonus, we've included a quick lesson from Dave on productivity.

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Dr. Henry Cloud

Head Games: The Science Behind Leadership

Why do some small business owners get great results and other don't? Clinical psychologist and bestselling author Dr. Henry Cloud says it's all about leadership, human behavior and neuroscience. In this podcast, he goes "under the hood" and gives practical advice on getting others to follow, as well as improving performance and increasing team and customer satisfaction.

Tom Rath

How Small Choices can lead to Big Changes with Tom Rath

Improve your health and every other area of your life with one of our most-popular podcast guests. Best-selling author Tom Rath joins EntreLeadership Speaker Christy Wright to discuss how small choices lead to big changes that can lead to a long and meaningful life.

Best of

Our Favorite Podcasts of 2013

To celebrate year's end, Chris Hogan, Daniel Tardy, and John Felkins are in the Studio to highlight some of the best EntreLeadership Podcast moments of 2013. Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas From all of us on the Entreleadership team!

Gary Vaynerchuck

Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook! with Gary Vaynerchuck

If you are ready to delve into the world of social media or take what you're doing to the next level, don't miss this podcast. Best-selling author and social-media expert Gary Vaynerchuck calls into our studio to discuss how you can grow your business by sharing your story and connecting with your customers. And by expert, we mean EXPERT. Gary's the co-founder of VaynerMedia, an agency that helps Fortune 500 companies like GE, PepsiCo, Green Mountain Coffee and the New York Jets, find their social voices and build their digital brands. He's also the author of Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook: How to Tell Your Story in a Noisy, Social World.

Dave Ramsey

Get Ahead of the New Year, Set Goals Now!

On this week's podcast, Host Chris Hogan and Vice President of EntreLeadership Daniel Tardy share tips on how to get a jump start on 2014 while listening to a special goal-setting lesson from Dave. The lesson was part of the recent EntreLeadership Master Series here in Nashville. Be prepared to make 2014 your best year ever!

Jay Papasan

Stop the Distraction and Win with Jay Papasan

EntreLeadership Host Chris Hogan explores the surprisingly simple truth behind extraordinary results with Jay Papasan, vice president of Keller Williams and co-author of the best-selling Millionaire Real Estate series. Jay's latest with co-author Gary Keller—The One Thing—shows you how to successful work with fewer distractions and less on your plate.

Bryan Currier

EntreLeadership Spotlight: Bryan Currier

This week on the Podcast we're shining the spotlight on EntreLeader Bryan Currier, owner of Advantage Technologies, who applied EntreLeadership principles to his company and is achieving great success. Daniel Tardy, Vice President of EntreLeadership, and EntreLeadership Coach John Felkins, are in the studio to listen to the interview and share tips on how you can do the same for your company.

Bryan and Shannon Miles

EntreLeadership Spotlight: Bryan and Shannon Miles

We're shining the spotlight on EntreLeaders Bryan and Shannon Miles, small business owners who applied EntreLeadership principles to their company and began winning like never before. Host Chris Hogan and Daniel Tardy, Vice President of EntreLeadership, are in the studio to listen to the interview and share tips on how you can do the same for your company.

Michael Hyatt

Get Noticed in a Noisy World with Michael Hyatt

Named by Forbes magazine as one of the Top 50 Social Media Influencers of 2013, best-selling author Michael Hyatt joins EntreLeadership Podcast Host Chris Hogan to discuss why you need a platform to succeed and how to build one.

Seth Goden

Dave Ramsey & Seth Godin

Dave Ramsey is in the studio to talk with marketing guru Seth Godin! Make sure to stay tuned till the end of the episode for a big EntreLeadership announcement.

The Catalyst Leader with Brad Lomenick

The Catalyst Leader with Brad Lomenick

Chris Hogan talks with executive director of the Catalyst Conference, Brad Lomenick, about his new book The Catalyst Leader: 8 Essentials for Becoming a Change Maker.

Reaching Your Unique Potential with Robert Steven Kaplan

Reaching Your Unique Potential with Robert Steven Kaplan

This week on the podcast host Chris Hogan is talking to author and Harvard Business School professor Robert Steven Kaplan about his new book What You're Really Meant To Do: A Road Map for Reaching Your Unique Potential..

Trust Works with Ken Blanchard

Trust Works with Ken Blanchard

This week on the podcast host Chris Hogan is talking with Author Ken Blanchard about his book Trust Works! Four Keys to Building Lasting Relationships.

Question & Answer with John Felkins

Question & Answer with John Felkins

On this week's episode, EntreLeadership coach John Felkins is back in the studio with host Chris Hogan to answer your questions and talk about EntreLeadership eCoaching.

For more info and to receive an invitation to a Free eCoaching session email us at ecoaching@entreleadership.com!

Tackling the Topic of Culture with Rick Perry, Dave Ramsey's Human Resource Director

Tackling the Topic of Culture with Rick Perry, Dave Ramsey's Human Resource Director

Dave Ramsey's HR Director Rick Perry is back in the studio with host Chris Hogan to tackle the topic of culture. You'll also hear a behind the scenes segment taken from a staff meeting led by Dave Ramsey.

Best Steps for Hiring with Rick Perry, Dave Ramsey's Human Resource Director

Best Steps for Hiring with Rick Perry, Dave Ramsey's Human Resource Director

Rick Perry, Human Resource Director for Dave Ramsey's team, joins host Chris Hogan in studio to share an in-depth look at best practices for hiring. Get a bonus interview from Chris and Rick on firing by signing up for the EntreLeadership Newsletter at www.daveramsey.com/entreleadership.

Ken Coleman

The Art of Asking

Dave Ramsey shares more on how to create a culture of communication. Author Ken Coleman talks with host Chris Hogan about his book One Question and explains how asking questions can be a powerful communication tool for teams.

Behind the Scenes at EntreLeadership Master Series

Behind the Scenes at EntreLeadership Master Series

On this episode, Dave Ramsey re-caps his week teaching at EntreLeadership Master Series. Host Chris Hogan interviews EntreLeadership Master Series alumni who have transformed their companies using Dave's playbook for business.

Mark Sanborn

Work with Passion

Dave Ramsey teaches about two important ingredients necessary for sucessful marketing: passion and activity. Host Chris Hogan interviews best-selling author and speaker Mark Sanborn about his new book Fred 2.0. Recieve exclusive podcast bonus content by signing up for the EntreLeadership newsletter! Visit www.daveramsey.com/entreleadership to sign-up.

Dennis Bakke

Making the Call with Dennis Bakke

Dave Ramsey shares part three of his lesson on decision making. New York Times best-selling author Dennis Bakke shares key lessons from his new book The Decision Maker - a leadership fable loosely based on his own experience as the CEO of a fortune 200 company.

Q & A

Question & Answers

On this week's episode, EntreLeadership coach John Felkins joins host Chris LoCurto in studio to answer listeners' questions. Get your questions on business and leadership answered on the EntreLeadership Live Chat, happening every Thursday following new episodes of the podcast. Submit your questions early for this week's chat (3/28), and you'll be entered to win an iPod loaded with every episode of the podcast! Seating is limited - only the first 100 people will be entered in the drawing. Visit http://www.entreleadership.com/chat to sign up!