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The Elevate Podcast

Learn how to push your limits and elevate your life, your business and your family with the Elevate Podcast. Join Robert Glazer, founder of Acceleration Partners and creator of the Friday Forward, as he sits down with people who are at the top of their fields—from renowned entrepreneurs, visionaries and change-makers to the world's great writers, thinkers and business leaders. On the Elevate Podcast, you’ll hear from experts about how they grow their capacity and help others achieve their best lives. Whether you are wanting to build better habits, trying to push yourself to a new level or looking to learn tips from people who share your passion for improvement, this podcast will help you make actionable changes in your life and start reaping the benefits today.

Past guests

Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance
Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones
Deep Work, A World Without Email and Digital Minimalism
Radical Candor: Be a Kickass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity
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Drive, When, To Sell Is Human and A Whole New Mind

Episode 232

Dr. Robert Brooks on Building Resilience

March 21, 2023

ABOUT DR. ROBERT BROOKS Dr. Robert Brooks is a leading expert on resilience. He is a Doctor of Psychology, serves on the faculty of Harvard Medical School, and has authored or co-authored over 19 …

Episode 231

Michael Schein on Building Hype and Delivering

March 14, 2023

ABOUT MICHAEL SCHEIN Michael Schein is a self-described hype artist. He is the founder and president of MicroFame Media, where he’s worked with clients such as eBay, LinkedIn and Citrix. He is also the …

Episode 230

BONUS: A Sneak Peek At Elevate Your Team

March 9, 2023

This week is the launch of Elevate Your Team, host Robert Glazer’s latest book on building world class organizations by building people. To celebrate the launch on a very special episode of the Elevate Podcast, …

Episode 229

Robert Glazer on How To Elevate Your Team

March 7, 2023

TODAY’S SPECIAL EPISODE Today’s episode flips the script–Robert Glazer serves as guest, rather than host! Today is the official launch of Elevate Your Team, which is available in print in the US, Canada, Australia …

Episode 228

Steven Kotler on Finding Flow, Defying Aging and Gnar Country

February 28, 2023

ABOUT STEVEN KOTLER Steven Kotler is a world-renowned author, journalist, and entrepreneur. He is one of the world’s leading experts on human performance, and Executive Director of the Flow Research Collective. He is also …

Episode 227

Liz Wiseman on Building A Team of Impact Players

February 21, 2023

ABOUT LIZ WISEMAN Liz Wiseman coaches both up-and-coming performers and established leaders on how to help others improve. She is the CEO of the Wiseman Group, a leadership research and development firm with clients …

Episode 226

Jessica Buchanan on Surviving The Unthinkable and Building Resilience

February 14, 2023

ABOUT JESSICA BUCHANAN Jessica Buchanan has one of the most astounding stories of resilience I’ve ever heard. She’s a teacher, author, humanitarian, speaker and survivor who was held in captivity for 93 days by …

Episode 225

Nick Sonnenberg on Operational Excellence and Coming Up For Air

February 7, 2023

ABOUT NICK SONNENBERG Nick Sonnenberg helps businesses master operational efficiency. He is the founder and CEO of Leverage, a leading operational efficiency consultancy that helps companies implement the CPR® Business Efficiency Framework. He is …

Episode 224

David Novak on Growing Billion Dollar Businesses (Repost)

January 31, 2023

ABOUT DAVID NOVAK David Novak is the Co-Founder and retired Chairman and CEO of Yum! Brands, Inc. one of the world’s largest restaurant companies that includes KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell in its …

Episode 223

Cameron Herold on Empowering Your Second In Command

January 24, 2023

ABOUT CAMERON HEROLD Cameron Herold is one of the most gifted problem solvers in the entrepreneurial world.  He is an experienced operator, entrepreneur, bestselling author, coach and keynote speaker. He is the founder of …

Episode 222

Robert Pasin on Carrying A Family Legacy Forward

January 17, 2023

ABOUT ROBERT PASIN Robert Pasin is the Chief Wagon Officer of Radio Flyer. Radio Flyer which was founded by his grandfather Antonio and is famous for the iconic little red wagon, as well as …

Episode 221

Gary Sanchez on Finding Your Why

January 10, 2023

ABOUT GARY SANCHEZ Gary Sanchez has helped many exceptional leaders find their core purpose and motivation. He is the founder of the Why Institute, where he and his team have worked with hundreds of …

Episode 220

Nathan Barry on Building ConvertKit and the Creator Economy

January 3, 2023

ABOUT NATHAN BARRY Nathan Barry is a pioneer of the creator economy. He is the founder and CEO of ConvertKit, an email marketing platform used by creators like James Clear, Tim Ferriss and Arnold …

Episode 219

General Stanley McChrystal on Evaluating Risk, Leadership and More (Repost)

December 27, 2022

ABOUT GENERAL STANLEY MCCHRYSTAL General Stanley McChrystal is a retired four-star general, the former commander of US and International Security Assistance Forces in Afghanistan, and former commander of Joint Special Operations Command, America’s premier …

Episode 218

Marshall Goldsmith on How To Live A Fulfilling Life (Repost)

December 20, 2022

ABOUT MARSHALL GOLDSMITH Marshall Goldsmith has been recognized by Thinkers50 as the World’s #1 Leadership Thinker and #1 Executive Coach. He is also a globally renowned keynote speaker and the New York Times bestselling …

Episode 217

Bill George on Discovering Your True North and Mark Zuckerberg’s Flawed Leadership

December 13, 2022

ABOUT BILL GEORGE Bill George is a celebrated leader who served as Chair and CEO of Medtronic, the world’s leading medical technology company. He is an executive fellow at Harvard Business School, where he …

Episode 216

Carol Tavris and Elliot Aronson on Self-Justification and Cognitive Dissonance

December 6, 2022

ABOUT CAROL TAVRIS AND ELLIOT ARONSON Carol Tavris and Elliot Aronson are distinguished psychologists and co-authors of Mistakes Were Made (But Not By Me), the definitive book on self-justification and cognitive dissonance. They have …

Episode 215

Susan Cain on The Power of Introversion, Processing Sorrow, and Writing (Repost)

November 29, 2022

ABOUT SUSAN CAIN Susan Cain is the New York Times bestselling author of Quiet, which changed how the world views introverts forever, and a her latest book, Bittersweet: How Sorrow and Longing Make Us …

Episode 214

Rich Mulholland on Excellent Storytelling In Business and Life

November 22, 2022

ABOUT RICH MULHOLLAND Rich Mulholland is a gifted storyteller who helps leaders hone their own storytelling skills. He is the founder of Missing Link, a company that has helped clients give world class presentation …

Episode 213

Daryl Davis on Convincing Klansmen To Denounce Hate

November 15, 2022

ABOUT DARYL DAVIS Daryl Davis, has bridged divides with some of the most condemned people in America. He’s a professional musician, author and lecturer. He’s perhaps known for his outreach to members of hate …

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