Brandon Novak joins the show today to talk about recovering from a life of addiction. Adam and Brandon talk about the highs and lows of Brandon's life and how the pitfalls he endured do not discriminate against race, religion or tax bracket. Adam and Brandon then discuss the empowering nature of the simple things in life.
Today on Take a Knee Adam is joined by CEO and Founder of Eurasia group Ian Bremmer to talk about the dangers of globalism. Adam and Ian get into the effects of the global political culture on the economics and policy at home and abroad.
Carla Moore joins Adam today to talk about her new book CRASH! Carla, the Vice President of HBO's Point of Sales and Education department, tells Adam about her 20 years with HBO and what it was like reaching the breaking point that led to her transformation.
PathWater CEO and Co-Founder Shadi Bakour joins the show today to talk about trying to change the face of the plastic water bottle industry. Ace and Shadi talk about what it was like starting his company and the notion that saying "let's do this" can get you very far in this world. America is not an old boys club, if you have initiative, you can make a change.
Motivational speaker Bo Eason joins the show today along with the great Kevin Hench! Kevin talks about the first time he saw Bo speak and they talk about Bo’s journey from the NFL to the stage. Plus, plenty of talk about bananas and avocados.
Adam sits down with Hall of Famer Chris Doleman to talk about his career in the NFL and the new unveiling of his HOF plaque back at his former school in York Pennsylvania. Adam and Chris talk about his recent brain cancer diagnosis and why his faith plays an important role in his recovery. They then talk about ALIENS!
Former Marine and private security operative Jason Stapleton joins Adam on this week's Take A Knee and they discuss Jason's time in the armed forces and private defense work and how that informed the next stages of his life as he became a media personality and expert on trade. Throughout the course of their conversation Adam comes up with a phrase that he feels is poignant and universal: 'Mediocracy Loves Company'.
Author, speaker, entrepreneur and sports management powerhouse David Meltzer joins Adam for this week's episode of Take A Knee. The guys get into David's start in sports management and his time working for the inspiration behind Jerry Maguire's character, Leigh Steinberg. They go on to discuss David's current partner and former NFL great Warren Moon as well as their shared experiences playing childhood football and what they both feel they were able to bring from the football field into the business world. They also discuss values and how imparting values into young people is an invaluable thing to do.
Lawrence Reed, President of the Foundation of Economic Education, stops by the show today to talk about FEE's new collection of essays The XYZ's of Socialism. Lawrence and Adam talk about where the new rise of socialism came from and why it has rang true with today's youth. They then talk about the contradiction inside of those who appreciate socialism and the merits of entrepreneurship.
Adam is joined this week by former Navy SEAL and the man who fired the shots that killed Osama Bin Laden Robert O'Neill. After briefly touching on Robert's OBL story that he told in detail on ACS the guys dive into the current state of our society and how some of the cultural changes we are going through are changing the base nature of what it is to be an American. The guys also explore the idea of how we are collectively spending too much times looking at our screens and how easy it is to find a hobby that will put you in the moment and the benefits of that