ML25 – A Ski Accident Left Steve Lawton Nearly Dead, But Full of Positivity

After a life-threatening ski accident in Colorado, doctors weren’t sure Steve H. Lawton would survive, but because of his attitude, his helmet, and a rubber chicken named Henrietta, he lives to share the wonders of positivity.

Steve holds a Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering from Texas A&M and an MBA from St. Edward’s University. Plus, 27 years of business experience in roles like: engineer in the Astronaut office at NASA an executive at Dell and TEDx Speaker.

Steve is the author of “Head First! A Crash Course in Positivity,” a story about how his attitude literally saved his life after the skiing accident. As well as practical advice on how to create a positive mindset, lead with positivity, and achieve better outcomes for individuals and organizations.

And if all that isn’t enough, Steve and his lovely wife Deanna have 26 years of marriage and 2 teenagers

Steve Lawton Henrietta

Episode Summary: A Ski Accident Left Steve Lawton Nearly Dead, But Full of Positivity

ML24 – Disrupt Yourself & Surf The S Curve with Whitney Johnson

4 questions to discover if you are on the right curve

Whitney Johnson is the author of this month’s bookclub book Disrupt Yourself: Putting the Power of Disruptive Innovation to Work is the perfect book for us to deep dive into as business owners and leaders. Because it gives us permission- and not just permission- it actually encourages us to break the norm and build our own success curve. To be disruptive.

Whitney is one of the world’s most influential management thinkers, according to Thinkers50, and she is a podcast host- The Disrupt Yourself podcast.

Whitney Johnson

Elite Achievement Academy

Episode Summary: Disrupt Yourself & Surf The S Curve with Whitney Johnson

ML23 – Survival Tips with Jonathan David Lewis

Is Your Brand Wandering in The Wild?

Jonathan David Lewis is the author of the brand new, on the shelves now, book Brand vs. Wild: Building Resilient Brands for Harsh Business Environments. He is a partner and strategy director at McKee Wallwork + Company, a firm recognized by Advertising Age as a national leader in branding and marketing. McKee Wallwork + Company has won the Southwest Small Agency of the Year, national B2B Campaign of the Year, and national Best Places to Work awards.

On top of all that- Jonathan is an engaging and authoritative speaker on shaping a brand that can survive—and thrive—in today’s tough, uncertain world.

Jonathan David Lewis


Episode Summary: Is Your Brand Wandering in The Wild?

Survival Tips with Jonathan David Lewis

ML22 – Values Based, Not Results Only Organizations with Bobby Albert

Bobby Albert is currently president of Values-Driven Leadership, LLC. His passion is helping leaders build inspiring workplace cultures. Grounded in values and powered by the twin engine of enhancing relationships and driving for results, Bobby helps leaders chart a proven path to extraordinary results. He has started twelve businesses and acquired nine others. His approach to business has been to value people, seek wisdom, embrace humility, and never stop learning.

Bobby Albert

Episode Summary: Values Based, Not Results Only Organizations with Bobby Albert

ML21 – 5 Questions That Will Change Your Life with Mary Hyatt

Mary believes that every person has the ability to create the life that they love. A Presidential Diamond wellness advocate at doTERRA essential oils, and a personal life and business coach, she coaches achievers to wake up, find their voice and become fully alive. She is on a quest to feel alive and to live a life full of gratitude, joy, authenticity, and abundance in body, mind and soul.

Mary Hyatt


Episode Summary: 5 Questions That Will Change Your Life

ML20 – The Enemy of Excellence with Aaron Walker

Aaron is without question a veteran entrepreneur.

Starting his first business at age 18 and selling to a Fortune 500 company nine short years later. Unwilling to rest on that past success Aaron started, bought and sold eight successful companies over the past 37 Years and continues in a weekly mastermind group with Dave Ramsey, Dan Miller, Ken Abraham and others.

Aaron Walker

Episode Summary: The Enemy of Excellence with Aaron Walker

Today Aaron spends most his time HELPING MEN GROW IN SUCCESS AND SIGNIFICANCE his brand-new book, View from The Top is guaranteed to motivate and inspire you to live a successful and significant life.

ML19 – New Retirement: Not Retiring

What if I DO Wish I Spent More Time at The Office?

I am 39 years old- why the heck am I thinking about the new retirement: not retiring?

3 reasons

  1. You are asking for it- it’s on your mind
  2. We just talked about it in Thou Shall Prosper
  3. Whether you want to retire or not- you must decide and act today- or you will have no choice

New Retirement: Don't Retire

Episode Summary: New Retirement: Not Retiring

3 lies of retirement

ML18 – Be Humble, Stay Hungry & Hustle

Interview: Author Brad Lomenick

Today, we sit down with the author of H3 Leadership: Be Humble, Stay Hungry and Hustle, Brad Lomenick

Brad is the author of 2 books- The Catalyst Leader: 8 Essentials for Becoming a Change Maker and, of course, H3 leadership. He spent over a decade equipping, inspiring and releasing the next generation of young Christian leaders through events, resources and consulting —-  a movement known as Catalyst.

An Oklahoma sooner fan, a “decent” golfer, a duck hunter, skier and pilot.

He’s had the pleasure of interviewing some of Modern Leadership’s favorites Malcom Gladwell, Seth Godin, Marcus Buckingham and many more

That is Brad’s life in 3 paragraphs… Listen in to learn more.

Be Humble, Stay Hungry & Hustle

Episode Summary: Be Humble, Stay Hungry & Hustle

ML17 – Losing My Leadership

9 Ways to Give Up Influence

The CEO of a company I worked for, my first job after law school, did something to destroy all trust and confidence I had in his leadership ability. He refused to stand up and bear the responsibility of his position. He gave up his ability to influence. Be careful that you don’t do the same. Today I discuss the story of my first CEO, his leadership blunder and 9 ways that we give up influence after becoming leaders; losing my leadership.

Losing my leadership

Episode Summary: Losing my leadership | 9 Ways to Give up Influence

Leadership is influence- When we start to lose it, we don’t notice until it is too late.

ML16 – Social Entrepreneur, Successful Founder & Only 27 with Connor Gillivan

Today’s featured guest is Connor Gillivan; a 27 year old serial entrepreneur and published author. After founding his first company in his college dorm room buying and selling text books on, he grew it to over $20 million in sales with a team of over 60 people.

Connor co-founded his second company, FreeeUp, after becoming an expert at hiring and managing remote freelancers. FreeeUp now serves as an online hiring platform where business owners can quickly hire reliable, pre-vetted freelancers from around the world.

Connor Gillivan


Episode Summary: Social Entrepreneur, Successful Founder & Only 27 w/ Connor Gillivan