Corporate Competitor Podcast
Episode 1 launches on Wednesday, August 5th. Here is a behind the scenes preview of what is coming up this year! Subscribe to be the first to hear new episodes weekly!
In this heartfelt conversation, you will learn how to overcome self-doubt, shorten the life-cycle of failure, and be a brave leader through incredible stories of Dolf’s track and field experience at Harvard and beyond. Athletically, applying these leadership lessons led him to the Pole Vaulting World Championships and the set of American Ninja Warrior. Corporately, his pole vaulting motto “choose to be brave before you start” shaped his two decades of C-Suite experience, including serving as the COO of Diedrich Coffee, COO of House of Blues Entertainment, President of Lucky Strike Lanes, President, and COO of Dave & Buster’s and now CEO of the popular sports entertainment company Topgolf, where he oversees 20,000 employees in 25 countries.
Premieres August 12th
President of Black Entertainment Television, Louis Carr, is responsible for more advertising dollars targeting African-American consumers than any other professional or company in history. He has put those dollars to good use, in fact, he has led BET to an incredible 21 straight years of advertising revenue growth. In this candid conversation, you will learn about how he visualized victory all the way to the record book in track and field and beyond.
Premieres August 19th
The highest ranking woman in the drilling industry, Kim McHugh, played on the Texas A&M volleyball team and advanced to the NCAA tournament! She rose to become the Vice President of Chevron’s Drilling Completions and today attributes her mental strength to her experience on the court. In this episode, you will learn how to lead with empathy and fairly assess feedback.
Premieres August 26th
Bill was a three sport athlete in high school and rose to become a member of the Georgia Tech tennis team. His four decades of C-Suite experience includes serving as the Executive Vice President of Honeywell, Chairman and CEO of Medtronic, and TODAY he is senior fellow at Harvard Business School, where he has taught leadership since 2004. He has written several best-selling books including one of my favorite leadership books of all time— True North.