NATIONALLY SYNDICATED AM/FM RADIO SHOW, TV SHOW & PODCAST
With millions of listeners a month, Building the Future has quickly become one of the fastest rising nationally syndicated programs. With a focus on interviewing startups, entrepreneurs, investors, CEOs, and more, the show showcases individuals who are realizing their dreams and helping to make our world a better place through technology and innovation.
Ep. 435 w/ Grant Schreiber Founding Editor of Real Leaders
Real Leaders magazine is the world's first sustainable business & leadership magazine. It's an official publication of the Young President's Organization (YPO) and on global newsstands across the US and the world. The magazine readership includes more than 30,000 of the world's top business leaders, in 130 countries, who control $9 trillion in GDP. Real Leaders interacts with the world's brightest minds, inspiring business leaders to achieve profitability through innovative ideas that are good for both people and planet. Grant has interviewed and written features on Richard Branson, Sheryl Sandberg, Muhammad Yunus, Forest Whitaker, Princess Beatrice of York, Buzz Aldrin and Tony Robbins.
Ep. 434 w/ Abigail Manning Founder & President at Create Awareness...Change Lives
We help clients proactively build healthy and prosperous organizations through cultural intelligence, mental fitness and enhanced life skills. Our innovative and easily integrated curriculum increases teams' engagement, empowerment, resilience and raise-the-bar accountability.
AVATAR SIMULATOR TRAINING
Our groundbreaking training tool uses Immersive Learning built on evidence-based, behavioral and cognitive science. We address today's most current workforce topics and transform problems into strengths. Advance role-playing of challenging topics build muscle memory for long-lasting positive outcomes including enhanced team collaboration and trust.
* Diversity & Inclusion
* Harassment: Addressing & Preventing
* Resilience & Retention
* Building Healthy Cultures
* PREVENTING HARASSMENT - A LEADERSHIP IMPERATIVE co-taught w/Rear Admiral (Ret) & former CO of Camp David, Michael Giorgione
Preventing harassment & building a healthy workplace culture of unity, respect, trust & integrity. We take a deep dive on the Big 5 of harassment (emotional, verbal, physical, sexual & financial), power & control, tools of manipulators & look at biases, preconceptions & behaviors.
* COUNTERING INSIDER THREAT: Mental Health, Mindfulness & Mission co-taught w/CIA Chief of Counterintelligence Ops (Ret) Karl Wagner &/or CIA Deputy Chief of Global Counterterrorism Ops (Ret) Rick Hotchner
We identify & protect from unhealthy behaviors that lead to Insider Threat. When repeatedly exposed to stress, even the sharpest individuals & strongest organizations are at risk. Protocols of awareness, resilience, resolve, trust, collaboration & communication are addressed to help create sustainable careers & successful mission-driven outcomes.
* USAF LEDx
* Prevention of Workplace Harassment (100+ CO Senators)
* Awareness of Adverse Spiral: Stress, Depression, Addiction, Abuse, PTS & Suicide
We believe in:
TRUST = Truth. Respect. Unity. Safety. Transparency.
SELF = Secure. Ethical. Loving. Fearless.
Abigail is the Founder of CACL Inc., creator of the Authentic Health curriculum, Life Skills SME, workshop trainer & national speaker. She combines an Indiana University double major (Cognitive, Social & Behavioral) and her firsthand life lessons learned from overcoming childhood abuse, domestic violence & PTS. As a proud mother of U.S. Marines, she is keenly aware of military culture. Working primarily with military, government & national security companies, Abigail has a heart-felt passion for the people she serves.
Ep. 433 w/ Eoghan McCabe Founding CEO & now Chairman and Co-Founder at Intercom
Intercom is the only suite of customer messaging products that drives growth at every stage of the customer lifecycle—across acquisition, engagement, and support. Today more than 30,000 businesses use Intercom to connect with a billion people worldwide.
Eoghan McCabe is an entrepreneur from Ireland. He was founding CEO of Intercom until moving to the Chairman role in 2020. As Chairman at Intercom, Eoghan provides strategic guidance to help the company further their mission to “make internet business personal”. Prior to founding Intercom in 2011, Eoghan started Contrast, an award-winning software design agency, and Exceptional, a built developer tools company later acquired by Rackspace.
Ep. 432 w/ Denelle Dixon CEO & Executive Director at Stellar Development Foundation
The Stellar Development Foundation (SDF) is a non-profit organization that supports the development and growth of Stellar, an open-source network that connects the world's financial infrastructure. Founded in 2014, the Foundation helps maintain Stellar's codebase, supports the technical and business communities building on the network, and serves as a voice to regulators and institutions. The Foundation seeks to create equitable access to the global financial system, using the Stellar network to unlock the world's economic potential through blockchain technology.
Prior to my current role I was the Chief Operating Officer and Corporate Secretary at Mozilla Corporation, During my time at Mozilla I spearheaded Mozilla’s legal, policy, business, revenue and operations in defense of an open, transparent and commercially sustainable Web. I have been a vocal advocate for net neutrality, encryption, the disclosure of vulnerabilities by governments and greater user choice and control.
Before joining Mozilla full-time in 2012, I was an external advisor for the organization. My past experiences also include working at private equity firm Terra Firma on brand issues and risk assessment and managing Yahoo!’s legal team advising on products, human rights, antitrust and litigation issues.
Ep. 431 w/ Frank Zinghini Founder & CEO of Applied Visions
Applied Visions has a long history of creating innovative visual solutions to solve complex problems for commercial and government applications. Our team combines top talent in research, engineering, product development and interaction design with a practical approach to software development.
Our Secure Decisions Division specializes in cyber security, providing tools and services to analyze massive amounts of critical data to make better decisions. Deriving from R&D funded by DARPA, the Air Force, DHS, Naval Research Laboratory, and other government agencies, our visual analytics products let you see and understand the security state of your critical infrastructure, including fixed and mobile computing assets. Our products SecureScope, VIAssist and MeerCAT are the results of our leading-edge research on enhancing the effectiveness of analysts in this domain.
Ep. 430 w/ Michael Staton CEO of CoLearn
Even before #COVID19 and the Remote Learning crises, the Learn team and I were working to develop better tools for parents to discover, curate, and manage extraordinary experiences for their families.
Now with #COVID and #PandemicPods, we're giving parents the tools to organize their families in their pursuit of extraordinary learning.
Michael Staton is a lifelong educator, colearner, and entrepreneur. Beginning as a public school teacher, Michael redesigned his classroom around getting typical high-school students ready for the academic rigors of college. Now a Partner at Learn Capital, he spent over a decade as an education entrepreneur and investor, backing innovators like Coursera, Outschool, Photomath, MakeSchool, Minerva, Clever, and NearPod. He was also helpful to the founding of Million Lives Fund, Reach Capital, Higher Ed Live, UnCollege, YearOn and Dev Bootcamp. He was co-founder and CEO of Uversity, which changed the way colleges do admissions and enrollment management.
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Awesome show, highly recommend!
Kevin and his guests provide some incredibly actionable and compelling content, spotlighting the absolute best insights on how to effectively grow your business, without draining your bank account (and well-being).
Highly recommend listening and subscribing to Building The Future if you want the knowledge AND mindsets to take your business to the next level (and reach your overall goals as a result)!
Love this podcast!
Kevin is a great guy. So much fun to listen to. Feels like you're at the pub having a sincere conversation with a friend one to one.