Stone Brewing's Greg Koch joins the show to talk about the new partnership with Metallica's Lars Ulrich. He and Adam talk about the dominance of the Big Beer industry and when people first got their first taste of actual beer. Adam and Greg then talk about the beginning of Stone Island and the loan that Greg paid his father back plus more AND they talk a little Peter Gabriel.
Beth Comstock joins the show today to talk about her long and storied career with one of the biggest companies in the world, General Electric. Beth talks in her new book Imagine It Forward about the need to embrace change in business and in life. Adam and Beth then talk about creativity in children and how teaching imagination early will do the country a lot of good.
David Bahnsen joins the show today to talk about his new book Crisis of Responsibility. David and Adam talk about the financial crisis of 2008 and how that kicked off the idea for the book. They then talk about the presence of blame in our society and why the destruction of what David calls "mediating institutions" has led our country down the wrong path.
Dave Dameshek joins the show today to talk to his Good Sports co-host about growing up in the Steel City and how he got to where he is today. Dave and Adam reminisce about the first time they met at Jimmy's long ago for a football Sunday and why people like Adam and Jimmy have achieved success. If you're not willing to stay in and make pages, you're not going to make it.
Co-Founder and CEO of Spartan, Joe De Sena joins the show today to talk about the upcoming 100 mile race in Iceland and the start of his company. They then go into what it takes to be a Spartan athlete and how soft our society has gotten. Joe gives us a breakdown of some of the habits that make him a success and they chat about the future of our children as well.
Glenn Beck joins the show to talk about his new boo Addicted to Outrage. Glenn and Adam get into the rise of outrage culture and how even the right baits you into hysterics and you have to fight against it. Glenn and Adam then discuss Glenn's history with addiction and how coming from a broken home pushed him down a path that he had to get off. Adam and Glenn then speak about working hard to maintain a family, and what it means to hold that unit together.
Scott Harrison talks with Adam about his journey from night club promoter to CEO of Charity Water. The guys also discuss our country's distrust of charities in general, and the incredible feeling you get when you help others.
Chip Conley joins the show to talk to Adam about his new book Wisdom at Work. Adam and Chip discuss Chip's years in hospitality and how he turned a 26 year old dream into one of the largest hotel chains in the country. They then discuss Chip's tenure with Air BnB and why kids do not respect elders the way they used to.
The Mamba himself, Kobe Bryant joins the show to talk to Adam about his life after the NBA and his new kids podcast 'The Punies'. Kobe talks to Adam about his media company which produced the Academy Award winning 'Dear Basketball', and his new podcast 'The Punies', which highlights the lessons that kids can learn through sports. Adam then asks Kobe about what it was like growing up and how he overcame poor performance early on in his career. Adam then asks Kobe his daily regimen... turns out he still wakes up at an ungodly hour to work out.
The Sage of South Central, Larry Elder joins the show today to talk to Adam about his amazing journey and career in broadcasting. Larry and Adam talk about the lessons that Larry learned from his father and their reconciliation after not speaking for 10 years. They then cover some of the problems facing the country and what we can do to fix them.
Michael Chandler joins the show today to talk about his career in Mixed Martial Arts. Adam and Michael talk about the work it takes to get to the top of any profession and the pitfalls that await you at every turn. Michael also talks to Adam about what’s in store for his fighting future and the big question… will he join the UFC?
Allen Gannett joins the show today to talk about his new book The Creative Curve. Allen discusses what it takes to be a creative genius and how our culture has sculpted an inaccurate narrative. Adam and Allen then talk about how there is no coincidence that there is a very strong correlation between "creative geniuses" and people who work their ass off.
California Superior Court Judge James Rogan joins the show today. Adam and James discuss his unlikely rise to Congress from childhood hardship in San Francisco. James and Adam discuss what Congress was like during his term and a memorable vote from a young Ron Paul. They then cover the opportunity that America provides its citizens and how foolish it would be to waste that.
Ole Thorstensen joins the show today to talk about the life of a builder. Adam and Ole discuss the differences between carpentry in Norway and the United States. They then discuss the life lessons that one can learn on the job site.