Behind the Brilliance is the go to podcast for the intellectually curious and relentlessly ambitious. The show features weekly long form interviews with innovative and culture-shaping leaders in art, culture, technology, business, lifestyle, and personal development along with Lisa's inspiring and funny advice on life, creativity, and entrepreneurship.
Season 11 Recap
Lisa recaps the episodes of Season 11 and shares key takeaways.
Mike Maser on building companies, surviving cancer, and finding purpose in life
Mike Maser found himself way up the corporate ladder that was leaning against the wrong wall. He knew he couldn't keep coasting so he took the leap into entrepreneurship. The journey wasn't a smooth one, but it led him to running Big Sky Health, a company using technology to build thoughtful wellness apps. During this conversation, we talked about the good, bad, and harrowing of Mike's journey. He shares hard won wisdom and perspective on re-imaging your life and work to reflect your values.
Dr. Emily Anhalt on Creating and Sustaining Mental Fitness
Dr. Emily Anhalt is a clinical psychologist, emotional fitness expert, author, and the co-founder of Coa, a a "gym for the mind." On this episode, she talks with Lisa about the strategies and tactics for creating and sustaining mental wellness, how to find a great therapist, the importance of developing sound habits, and much more.
Behind Her Brilliance: A supportive community, hard work in therapy, and a deep belief that everyone is doing the best they can with what they have.
Nick Seluk on Turning a Creative Side Hustle into a Thriving Enterprise
New York Times bestselling author, cartoonist, and entrepreneur Nick Seluk shares how he turned a creative passion into a thriving enterprise. From time management and personal discipline to leadership and creative choices, Nick opens up about how he built an international audience of adoring fans (including Lisa!).
Behind His Brilliance: A willingness to work to have his definition of freedom
Say hi to Nick on Twitter or Instagram: @TheAwkwardYeti
Kirk Moore on Writing, Working, and Realizing His Potential
Kirk Moore is back to discuss his journey as a writer, his reflections on diversity in entertainment, what he’s learned and how he’s applied it, the importance of community for writers, why self-care is not negotiable for artists, and much more.
Say hi to Kirk on Twitter and Instagram @KirkWrites79
Holley Kholi- Murchison on Charting a Path as a Multihyphenate
The author and multihyphenate sits down to recount her professional journey, what she's learned, and how mutlihyphenates can tell better stories about their work. If you've ever struggled with answering, "Tell me about yourself," you'll love this episode. Holley's candor and clarity provide a useful framework for designing a fulfilling career and telling the right story about it.
This show inspires me on so many levels. I am so glad I found it.