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Join Miles Fisher as he goes deep with living legends about the life secrets that made these visionaries go from good to GREAT.

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    • 4.9 • 318 Ratings

Join Miles Fisher as he goes deep with living legends about the life secrets that made these visionaries go from good to GREAT.

    Condoleezza Rice - Director of the Hoover Institution

    Condoleezza Rice - Director of the Hoover Institution

    We wrap the season with Dr. Condoleeza Rice

    Dr. Rice is among the most distinguished diplomats, political scientists and professors alive today. Born in the 1950’s in Birmingham, Alabama. Dr. Rice shares with us her upbringing under two extraordinary parents, how an intense focus on figure skating snapped her out of being a procrastinator, how the great classical musical composers taught her sublime melodies through the piano, but it was a long winded Protestant preacher who taught her how to improvise the notes when playing. 

    We speak about her wide ranging career in service of multiple U.S. Presidents, and alongside many famous foreign heads of state. She shares with us how she trained her mind to be a decision maker amidst complex circumstances, and she values most in leaders. We even touch on what new kinds of National Service could look like for the next generation of Americans.

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    • 53 min
    John Chambers - Former Executive Chairman and CEO of Cisco Systems

    John Chambers - Former Executive Chairman and CEO of Cisco Systems

    This week we're joined by former Executive Chairman and CEO of Cisco Systems, John Chambers. 

    John is one of the most respected business leaders globally, and his list of accomplishments is staggering. In his first ten years leading Cisco, he made 10,000 employees millionaires, but John shares some incredible life stories and reveals what he believes the currency of leadership is. He also opens up and shares his challenges growing up with dyslexia and why old stigmas need to be smashed. 

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    • 45 min
    Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss - Investors and Founders of Gemini Cryptocurrency Exchange

    Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss - Investors and Founders of Gemini Cryptocurrency Exchange

    Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss are some of the most extraordinary individuals of the 21st century...They are investors, former Olympic rowers, and founders of Winklevoss Capital and Gemini Cryptocurrency Exchange. 

    Their athleticism is Olympian. Their IQ is off the charts. But you'll hear that it's their EQ (emotional quotient), which reveals a thoughtfulness and sensitivity that's one of the most revealing and intimate interviews Miles has done to date.

    Books Mentioned


    The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma

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    David Rubenstein - Co Founder of The Carlyle Group

    David Rubenstein - Co Founder of The Carlyle Group

    David Rubenstein has a list of accomplishments from building one of the most prestigious private equity firms, The Carlye Group, to being the chairman of the Kennedy Center of Performing Arts, The Smithsonian Institution, and The Council on Foreign Relations.

    David shares how he wasn't a "big dreamer" growing up, how asking himself "What would his mother think?" helped guide himself, and discusses the pinnacles of private capital to the pillars of intellectual prestige.

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    Hosted by Miles Fisher

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    • 43 min
    Jeremy Zimmer - Co-Founder and CEO of United Talent Agency

    Jeremy Zimmer - Co-Founder and CEO of United Talent Agency

    Miles speaks with Jeremy Zimmer, co-founder and CEO of United Talent Agency.

    Jeremy speaks about the lessons he’s learned in the 40+ years in Hollywood. He shares what makes a great agent, the purpose of a celebrity, and how keeping commitments is the key to a life well-lived.

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    • 42 min
    The Late Herb Kelleher - Founder of Southwest Airlines

    The Late Herb Kelleher - Founder of Southwest Airlines

    Herb Kelleher was the Founder and CEO of Southwest Airlines –– an extraordinary entrepreneur who was thought of as a modern day cowboy. 

    This interview is among the last he gave before passing in 2019. Publishing it now feels poignant, as this conversation is what led to creating Coffee with The Greats. Herb discusses his origins and the risks he took in creating the beloved Southwest Airlines.

    So sit back, brew up a fresh cup of Bixby Coffee, and soak in these words of wisdom from the late Herb Kelleher.

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    Hosted by Miles Fisher

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    • 1 hr 19 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
318 Ratings

318 Ratings

The Füher ,

Inspirational Podcast

Miles, I must say is a great interviewer. The questions being asked are questions I have always wanted to ask people of this stature. Great selection of people from various backgrounds and business type. I listened to the majority and soon coming to finish up. Hoping Miles will be back with another season. I have sent certain episodes to close friends and family, that could really appreciate such inspirational material. Thank you Miles for such a great podcast.

CherylAPatrick ,

Yes, Paris Hilton led me to this AWESOME podcast!

Yep, I saw a jaw-dropping IG post with Miles and Paris Hilton, which then lead me down the rabbit hole to this really awesome podcast.

I have watched five so far and going to binge it all weekend. Great variety of people - ages, backgrounds, business-minded yet personal and inspiring conversations. Reminds me of How Did You Do That business podcast but better!

Miles is a great interviewer. Love it!

Devour Inc. ,

Great interviews

The format is nice and works really well with the guests. There is a lot to take away including books and ways to focus on self growth. The guests have been heavy on the business side so far- but the longer the show goes the wider the variety and content will grow. Also Mile’s coffee brand “Bixby” is pretty great too.

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