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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
Daniel Pink headshot
Drive, When, To Sell Is Human and A Whole New Mind

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 …

Episode 212

Cal Newport on Slow Productivity, Whether Elon Musk Can Fix Twitter, and Meta’s Struggles

November 8, 2022

ABOUT CAL NEWPORT Cal Newport is one of the world’s leading thinkers on how technology affects the way we live, work and think. Cal is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Georgetown University. …

Episode 211

JeVon McCormick on Rising Out of Poverty and Modern Leadership

November 1, 2022

ABOUT JEVON MCCORMICK JeVon McCormick has one of the most incredible success stories you’ll ever hear. He was born the son of a pimp father and an orphan mother on welfare, and poverty, abuse, …

Episode 210

Kim Scott on Just Work and Radical Candor (Repost)

October 25, 2022

ABOUT KIM SCOTT Kim Scott is one of Silicon Valley’s most respected leadership experts. She has previously worked as an executive at Google, and as a CEO coach with Dropbox, Qualtrics, Twitter and several …

Episode 209

Jesse Cole On Betting Everything On A Dream

October 18, 2022

ABOUT JESSE COLE Jesse Cole lives life by being different. He is the founder of Fans First Entertainment, which owns and operates the baseball team the Savannah Bananas. The Bananas have welcomed more than …

Episode 208

Davis Smith on Building Cotopaxi and Humanity In Business

October 11, 2022

Davis Smith has made genorosity and philanthropy the foundation of a thriving business. He is the founder and CEO of Cotopaxi, a highly popular, carbon-neutral outdoor gear brand founded to create sustainably designed products …

Episode 207

Chip Conley on How To Solve A Midlife Crisis

October 4, 2022

ABOUT CHIP CONLEY Chip Conley has dedicated his recent years to helping others find wisdom. Chip is the founder of the Modern Elder Academy, where a new roadmap for midlife is offered at a …

Episode 206

Peter Diamandis on Technology That Will Change The World

September 27, 2022

ABOUT PETER DIAMANDIS Peter is the founder and executive chairman of the XPRIZE Foundation, and has started over 20 companies in the areas of longevity, space, venture capital and education. He is also the …

Episode 205

Kevin Kruse on Scalable Leadership

September 20, 2022

ABOUT KEVIN KRUSE Kevin Kruse has established himself as an expert on leadership and it can drive employee engagement. He is an entrepreneur, New York Times Bestselling Author, and top-rated keynote speaker who is …

Episode 204

Jennifer Moss on a Better Way To Think About Burnout

September 13, 2022

ABOUT JENNIFER MOSS Jennifer Moss is an expert on burnout and happiness. She is a Harvard Business Review contributor and a nationally syndicated radio columnist. She also previously served on the UN’s Global Happiness …

Episode 203

Philip McKernan on Fully Understanding Yourself

September 6, 2022

ABOUT PHILIP MCKERNAN Philip McKernan is a clarity coach who works with entrepreneurs and business leaders all over the world. When people are seeking clarity about their future or want to move through roadblocks, …

Episode 202

Khe Hy on Quitting Wall Street and Founding Rad Reads (Repost)

August 30, 2022

ABOUT KHE HY Khe Hy has been called “Oprah for Millennials. Khe left a lucrative job on Wall Street to become the founder and primary author of Rad Reads, a popular blog about changing …

Episode 201

Geoff Woods on Finding the ONE Thing In Life and Business

August 23, 2022

ABOUT GEOFF WOODS Geoff Woods is one of the foremost experts on prioritizing what matters most. He is the President of The ONE Thing, where he works alongside billionaire Gary Keller and his NY …

Episode 200

Whitney Johnson on Smart Growth for Leaders and Teams (Repost)

August 16, 2022

Whitney Johnson is an innovative thinker on individual and team growth. She has been named one of the 50 leading business thinkers by Thinkers50 and is the author of several award winning books, including …

Episode 199

Garry Ridge on Building a $2.4 Billion Business with Culture

August 9, 2022

Garry Ridge, in addition to being an accomplished leader, has committed to being a lifelong learner. He is the CEO of WD-40 Company, a global corporation that, despite its size and scope, has fostered …

Episode 198

Dandapani on Focus, Mindfulness and Preventing Distraction (Repost)

August 3, 2022

ABOUT DANDAPANI Dandapani has lived a unique and purpose-driven life. He is a Hindu priest and entrepreneur who spent his first 10 years after university studying as a monk at a monastery in Hawaii. …

Episode 197

Dan Pink on Why You Need Regrets (Repost)

July 26, 2022

ABOUT DAN PINK Dan is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of seven books, including A Whole New Mind, Drive, When and his latest, the newly published The Power of Regret. He is …

Episode 196

Josh Linkner on Big Little Breakthroughs (Repost)

July 19, 2022

ABOUT JOSH LINKNER Josh Linkner is a brilliant expert on creativity and innovation. He is the founder and CEO of five tech companies that sold for a combined value of over $200 million. He …

Episode 195

David Rendall on The Freak Factor (Repost)

July 12, 2022

ABOUT DAVID RENDALL David Rendall has built a career on helping people embrace what makes them unique. David is a leadership professor, non-profit executive, stand-up comedian and keynote speaker to clients such as Microsoft, …

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