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Something Extra with Lisa Nichols

Join our CEO Lisa Nichols as she interviews leaders from around the world to share their stories and show us what it takes to influence, encourage, and be a true leader in our daily lives.

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Episode 187: Cultivating Talent through Investment w/ Manisha Sheode

Leadership is a privilege that positions you to bring out the best in your team and help them to reach their potential. Manisha Sheode, Executive Director of Product Development at RGA, would tell you she tirelessly advocates for the people and products in which she believes. In this episode, Manisha shares her passion for talent development as a female in technology, mentor to rising leaders, and community member in the startup ecosystem. Learn how to lead through service and help others share their “something extra” with the world.

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Episode 186: The Sky is the Limit When You Know Your “Why” w/ Juanita Ingram

Giving yourself permission to dream bigger than one job is of equal importance to pursuing your dream job. Juanita Ingram, CEO of Purpose Production Inc., has found that her roles as an attorney, author, and actress all serve her to fulfill her life’s purpose of empowering women. Further, hard work and self-efficacy have proved integral to each of her endeavors. Join us as Juanita shares words of inspiration that drive her forward.

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Episode 185: Finding Your Life and Company Mission w/ Allen Morris

During this season of the Great Resignation, our newsfeed is filled with stories of people searching for meaningful work. Perhaps the best source of insight can be found from someone who didn’t leave at a time of burnout but paused to find joy and purpose in where he was. Allen Morris, Author and Chairman/CEO of the Allen Morris Company, shares how examining the truths of his life prevented the unhealthy idolization of achievement.

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Episode 184: Empowering Others Through Alliance Feedback w/ Dr. Tim Irwin

While they say actions speak louder than words, it is often our speech that reflects the values and integrity inside of us. Join Dr. Tim Irwin, author, speaker, and leading authority on Leadership Development and Organizational Effectiveness, as he discusses the effect of our conversations on people’s belief systems. Through a strategy called “Alliance Feedback,” leaders can use affirmation to circumvent defensiveness during difficult conversations. When we assume positive intent and touch the core of one’s aspirations, we empower our employees and families to flourish.

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Episode 183: Rewriting the Formula of Employee Experience w/ Keith Alper

How do you turn an employee who likes working for you into an employee who loves working for you? Keith Alper, Chairman & CEO at Nitrous Effect/Agencies, sets out to answer that question in this episode. Tune in as he and Lisa discuss the million-dollar word that fosters loyalty and catalyzes success. You will find that creating a culture of surprise and delight simply requires thought, creativity, and intentionality.

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Episode 182: A Smarter Use of Data Analytics w/ Eric Eager

Leveraging the right data enables you to keep doing more of what works for your company. However, the latest analytics software often fails in the implementation stage and gets scrapped before its findings can make a true impact. Eric Eager, Co-Founder of 4impactdata, discusses how he created a process that begins with the “big question” and yields actionable, codified wisdom. As a serial entrepreneur, Eric also shares several other lessons about beginning a startup and running your own business.

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Episode 181: Spreading Light through Media w/ Michael Scott

Media has become the largest entertainment force in the world but often gets a bad rap. How do we utilize this incredible tool to influence culture for the better? Join Michael Scott, CEO of Pinnacle Peak Pictures (formerly Pure Flix Entertainment), as he and Lisa discuss the bright future that exists within the growth of our digital landscape. Listen and be empowered to positively influence others through the content you share.

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Episode 180: Simplifying Sales to Stay Relevant w/ Mike Weinberg

Every leader needs an absolute dedication to their passion. This is the driving force behind the success of Mike Weinberg, Lover of Sales and Bestselling Author of three #1 Amazon books. Tune in as Mike and Lisa discuss how to help sales teams create, advance, and close their targets to find new business. Along the way, you’ll learn the fun of solving challenges and connecting with people through sales.

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Episode 179: Redeeming Time for The Creator in You w/ Jordan Raynor

Do you have aspirations of being purposeful, present, and wildly productive with your time? We encourage you to listen as Lisa speaks with Jordan Raynor, CEO of Jordan Raynor & Company, who looks at how peace is the foundation for better time management. Jordan creates content to help people live out this truth by bridging his entrepreneurial background with research from the fields of productivity, faith, and brain science. These powerful words of wisdom will leave you inspired!

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Episode 178: Building Success for Others w/ Greg Garrett

Greg Garrett, Sr. Partner/CEO of Garrett Realty Partners and Founder of Orphan Helpers, knows the power of hard work. Starting his real-estate business at 19, he has prioritized innovation and outworking his peers in order to succeed. Since, he has realized that partnering with and seeing the value in others propels you even further. But even more importantly, how can you not only see but also give a hand up to the innocent and helpless? Join Greg as he shares what it has taken to groom and lead one of the top 50 real-estate teams in the United States and the life-changing work his organization Orphan Helpers continues to do, redeeming the incarcerated children of Honduras and El Salvador.

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