13 Books to Help You Grow as a Leader

I love this quote by Margaret Fuller: “Today a reader. Tomorrow a leader.” One of the common habits I’ve observed in the best leaders is that they are avid readers. Even leaders at the top of their game are curious about new perspectives and possibilities, and reading is a way to satisfy that hunger for … Continued

48 Thoughts for 48 Years

I turn 48 this week—it’s hard to type that to be honest! I remember thinking this was old, but I don’t feel old. So maybe I shouldn’t have made that assumption. In the spirit of embracing another trip around the sun—and inspired by my friend Ryan Holiday— I thought it would be fun to share … Continued

The 4 Ingredients to Powerful Positive Moments

Moments have the power to awaken us, elevate us, and change us, yet many of the defining moments in our lives are the result of accident or luck. In his book, The Power of Moments, Dan Heath teaches us how we can create more magical moments in our lives. When he was a guest on … Continued

7 Books to Read this Summer

Summer is the perfect time to catch up on all the books that have been collecting on your nightstand. And if you made “read more books” a goal for 2019, it’s another chance to make reading a habit (see book #3 for some more advice on that!). Here are 7 books on my summer reading … Continued

Daniel Pink on The Importance of Breaks

New York Times bestselling author Daniel Pink joined me on my podcast last year, and we had an awesome conversation. He shared the research and surprising takeaways from his book, When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing.  One of the things I found most interesting is what he discovered about the importance of breaks in our day. … Continued

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Here’s Every Book Ever Recommended on My Podcast

When we decided to launch our Game Changers with Molly Fletcher podcast just over two years ago, one of my goals was to provide people with leadership resources and insights from peak performers. From athletes and coaches to business leaders, authors and entrepreneurs, our guests have run the gamut. I love to ask our guests … Continued

Do You Have the Right People On Your Bus?

In his book Move Your Bus, educator Ron Clark of The Ron Clark Academy illustrates why your people are the key to unlocking success. Imagine your organization as a bus filled with people who either help or hinder your team’s ability to move it forward: Drivers (who steer the organization) Runners (who consistently go above and … Continued

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3 Lessons from College Basketball Championship Coaches

When March Madness rolls around, the characteristics of championship teams are on display. I’m grateful to have interviewed some incredible coaches on my podcast, Game Changers with Molly Fletcher, including these three college basketball championship coaches. Here are three lessons I’ve learned from my conversations with University of Connecticut women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma, Michigan … Continued

The Happiness Heartbeat Exercise

Jenn Lim is the CEO and Chief Happiness Officer of Delivering Happiness, a company that she and Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh co-created to inspire passion and purpose in workplaces for a happier world. In this clip from our conversation when she was a guest on my podcast, she talks through The Happiness Heartbeat Exercise. How … Continued

“Mama Jan” Smith’s Advice on the Best Way to Deliver Tough Feedback

“Mama Jan” Smith is a Grammy-nominated producer and vocal coach to the stars—working with chart-topping artists like Usher, Justin Beiber, The Band Perry, Rob Thomas, Drake, Sugarland, Ciara, Collective Soul, and more. She joined me as a guest on my podcast last year, and we had a great conversation. Just like when I was an agent … Continued

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