CEO of Allison Maslan International and Pinnacle Global, Allison Maslan joins the show to talk about her new book, Scale or Fail. Adam and Allison discuss the importance of scaling a business and not falling into a trap of complacency early on with a startup. They then talk about the entrepreneurial spirit and how we can teach it in school. Finally they discuss Allison's favorite hobby, trapeze and how it relates to business.
Arthur Smith joins the show to talk about his long career in production. Adam and Arthur talk about the origins of his production company A Smith and Co. and how he got his start in Canada. They then talk about The Rock and why you can't teach "motor." Adam then pitches Arthur on his reality show, Renaissance Man.
CEO and Co-Founder of Jetsuite and JetsuiteX Alex Wilcox, joins the show, to talk to Adam about the business of air travel. Adam and Alex talk about the beginnings of Jetsuite and where they are headed to next, plus they talk about what can be done to transform public air travel for the masses.
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.