3 Leadership Lessons from Dabo Swinney

In the past three seasons, Clemson football coach Dabo Swinney has led the Tigers to two national championships (2016, 2018). Coach Swinney joined me for an episode of “Game Changers with Molly Fletcher” before the start of the 2018 season and it was one of my favorite conversations because of the leadership insights and stories … Continued

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The Top 10 Episodes of Game Changers with Molly Fletcher for 2018

Thanks to our guests and listeners for another great year of the Game Changers with Molly Fletcher podcast! I started the podcast two years ago to take our listeners behind the scenes with peak performers to learn what drives and inspires them and to apply their lessons to our own lives. Every conversation is another … Continued

Dabo Swinney’s Approach to Goal Setting

For the fourth straight year, Clemson University has made it to the College Football Playoffs. Led be Coach Dabo Swinney, the Tigers will face Notre Dame on December 29 to try to make it back to the championship game. I was fortunate to talk to Coach Swinney a few months ago when I interviewed him … Continued

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4 Ways to Recruit and Hire Like A GM

In my recent conversations with leaders, the topic of hiring top talent has come up consistently as a challenge. I keep hearing, “Recruiting great talent is getting harder and harder.” It’s clearly a pain point that executives are navigating. So how can we recruit and hire great talent in this type of competitive environment? What … Continued

Donald Miller Explains Why Clarity is the New Creativity

If you want your customers to listen to you, listen to this. New York Times best-selling author and StoryBrand CEO Donald Miller, explains why clarity is the new creativity. At StoryBrand, they believe that if you can communicate really clearly on why you’ll make customers lives better — and do so in under five seconds — then … Continued

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8 Podcasts to Help You Grow As A Leader

Whether I am walking the dog, sitting in car pool line or waiting for a plane to take off, I grab nuggets from podcasts all day.  Here are my top 8 leadership podcasts that I have in my library that I thought you might enjoy, too. Boss Files with Poppy Harlow: Conversations about business, leadership and innovation– Imagine you … Continued

The Next Time You Receive Tough Feedback, Do This One Thing

Receiving negative feedback can be tough, but there is a right way to respond. So often our gut reaction to criticism is to get defensive and immediately discredit the source and the feedback itself. And it’s in those moments that we instead need to trade defensiveness for curiosity.We can’t have a productive conversation with someone if … Continued

How to Apply Navy SEAL Principles to Everyday Leadership

Commander Rorke Denver has run every phase of training for the U.S. Navy SEALs and has led special-forces missions all over the world, including the Middle East, Africa and Latin America. In this two minute clip from when he joined me as a guest on my podcast, he explains how to apply some of the Navy … Continued

My 2018 Summer Reading List

The top business leaders are fueled by curiosity, and one way they satisfy this curiosity is through reading. Summer is a great time to catch up on reading, whether you’re relaxing at the beach, passing time on an airplane, or taking advantage of a slower pace while your colleagues are on vacation. The written word- … Continued

Ginger Hardage on Why to Hire Tough so You Can Manage Easy

Want to empower employees and improve your company culture? Former SVP of Culture & Communications for Southwest Airlines, Ginger Hardage spent 25 years championing the values at the heart of Southwest’s legendary culture. She was a guest on my podcast recently and, in this clip, she explains why it’s so important to hire tough so … Continued