8 episodes

A podcast inside the minds of business champions, hosted by Super Bowl champions Bennie Fowler & Ryan Harris

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A podcast inside the minds of business champions, hosted by Super Bowl champions Bennie Fowler & Ryan Harris

    Bridging Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Workplace to Create Growth

    Bridging Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Workplace to Create Growth

    An insightful episode  with special guest Peter Lynch, the inspiring Chief People Officer at Cardinal Group. Listen as they delve into  topics such as enhancing company culture, realizing untapped potential, and the critical importance of diversity and inclusion in the workplace. 

    Lynch, a business titan, led Cardinal Group to rank 54 in the top 100 US companies—outpacing giants like Sony and Apple, provides powerful insights on the necessity of embracing change and overcoming failures. Don't miss his thoughtful reflections on building a progressive organizational culture akin to a sports locker room, and his unique take on employee engagement mirrored in his book "The Ugly Advantage". Not only for business enthusiasts but also for those seeking personal growth and transformative change. 

    Find this episode for enriching conversation on leadership, diversity, company culture and personal development. 

    • 34 min
    Curiosity, Accountability & Innovation: A Dialogue on Leadership with Tami Door

    Curiosity, Accountability & Innovation: A Dialogue on Leadership with Tami Door

    A conversation on leadership with esteemed guest, Tami Door, co-founder of Denver Startup Week,  dives into her experiences in leadership and innovation. 

    Tami is a thriving real estate development CEO, combines passion for construction and team-building. She shares her journey from Flint, Michigan to establishing Denver's leading business event. Delve deep into her thoughts on leadership accountability, importance of feedback, the power of curiosity and self-awareness, and how failure can shape success. This episode is a MUST-LISTEN for anyone seeking insights into real estate, startup ecosystem, personal growth, and leadership lessons. 

    Don't miss out on Tami´s personal stories from banking and sport that spotlight their talk on problem-solving, the value of hard work, and real-world innovation beyond traditional academic settings.

    • 30 min
    Overcoming Limiting Beliefs: Strategies for Finding Your Next Gear with JP Flum

    Overcoming Limiting Beliefs: Strategies for Finding Your Next Gear with JP Flum

    Today, inspiring leadership coach and business consultant, JP Flaum joins the show. The engaging conversation delves into JP's journey from the high-pressure world of Silicon Valley to leadership coaching and business consultancy. JP sheds light on the pivotal moments that led him to his current path, from tackling challenges in management to confronting his own chronic illness. The episode explores the theme of personal growth, from overcoming imposter syndrome to nurturing successful relationships. Listeners will gain insight into the importance of intentional rituals and continuous self-improvement in both personal and professional spheres. JP's candid and insightful sharing promises to leave a lasting impression on all who tune in.

    • 26 min
    From Undrafted to Super Bowl Champion: Jordan Norwood's Unforgettable Gridiron Journey

    From Undrafted to Super Bowl Champion: Jordan Norwood's Unforgettable Gridiron Journey

    In this exciting episode, hosts Ryan Harris and Bennie Fowler are joined by special guest Jordan Norwood, a Super Bowl champion, business owner, philanthropist and former owner of the longest punt return in Super Bowl history. 

    This episode takes a deep dive into Jordan's career and his incredible journey as an undrafted free agent. From his humble beginnings to playing in the Super Bowl and breaking records, Jordan shares his insights and experiences that prepared him for life after football.  Tune in as the champs recap memorable moments on the field, golfing with QB, Peyton Manning, and the importance of family support through it all.  Broncos fans and entrepreneurs alike will love this episode.

    Make sure to subscribe and share with your friends as we build a community on this amazing journey from Gridiron to Growth.

    • 27 min
    Leading with Intention: Margie DuBois on Coaching, Communication, and Finding Your Zone of Genius

    Leading with Intention: Margie DuBois on Coaching, Communication, and Finding Your Zone of Genius

    Welcome back to another episode of the Gridiron and Growth Podcast! 
    Join host, Ryan Harris and Bennie Fowler. Our special guest on the show today is a true leader and advocate for personal growth and development,  Margie Dubois. 

    In this episode, Margie shares her inspiring journey, starting from her early days as the executive director of a national low-income housing agency to her current role as a leadership consultant. Margie emphasizes the importance of effective communication and the role it plays in leadership.  She shares powerful strategies, such as the art of acknowledgment, paraphrasing, and asking open-ended questions, which not only enhance our interactions with others but also bring about personal and professional growth.  We also delve into Margie's experience as a coach and consultant, where she helps individuals and teams overcome challenges such as impostor syndrome, finding their values and strengths, and creating a culture of collaboration and clarity. 

    So grab your notepads and get ready to be inspired and empowered to take charge of your personal growth journey. 
    Let's dive in and welcome Margie Dubois to the Gridiron and Growth Podcast!

    • 29 min
    Embracing Authenticity: Reframing Challenges with Karl Sona

    Embracing Authenticity: Reframing Challenges with Karl Sona

    In this episode of the Gridiron and Growth, our guest Karl Sona is an entrepreneur through and through, working with NGC Capital investment group, the Kas Company and a co-founder of Streamlined Media.  

    Karl Sona, a 32-year-old who has lived most of his life for others, experienced a lot of trial and error along the way. Realizing that he had not been tuned in to his own internal voice, Karl embarked on a journey to discover his true identity. He ventured off the radar and engaged in various challenges, using them as vehicles to connect with himself. 

    Karl is now focused on serving others and making a meaningful impact. Listen to how his story lead to success in the business. 

    • 44 min

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