68 episodes

What if you were able to sit down with some of the greatest leaders in the world? What would you ask? What would they say? Welcome to the “Linch with a Leader” Podcast with Mike Linch, where you are invited to join us in learning the spiritual principles behind big success.

Linch With A Leader Mike Linch

    • Christianity

What if you were able to sit down with some of the greatest leaders in the world? What would you ask? What would they say? Welcome to the “Linch with a Leader” Podcast with Mike Linch, where you are invited to join us in learning the spiritual principles behind big success.

    Episode 68: Jordan Raynor

    Episode 68: Jordan Raynor

    In this episode of Linch with a Leader, Mike sits down with author, speaker & serial entrepreneur Jordan Raynor. Jordan has been starting and leading entrepreneurial endeavors his entire career. Prior to leading Threshold 360, which he is currently executive chairman, he was the co-founder of Citizinvestor, which at the time was the world’s largest crowdfunding platform for government projects. In 2011, his first company (a digital agency for political campaigns) was acquired by the mega-interactive agency, Engage.

    Throughout his career, he has been invited to speak on faith, work, and entrepreneurship at some pretty amazing places, including Harvard University, SXSW, and TEDx. Twice he has been selected as a Google Fellow and had the incredible honor of serving in the White House under President George W. Bush.

    His newest book is, The Master of One, which has as it's core premise is that we best glorify God and love our neighbors as ourselves when we find, focus on, and master the work we were created to do.

    • 35 min
    Episode 67: Bob Tiede

    Episode 67: Bob Tiede

    Episode 67 of Linch with a Leader features Mike's conversation with author, blogger & leader, Bob Tiede. Bob has worked for CRU (Campus Crusade for Christ) for over 48 years and is currently on the US Development Leadership Team. HIs passion for leadership has led him to become a thought leader in leading by asking questions. He is most known for his work - Now that's a great Question.

    Mike and Bob talk about their faith and also how to lead by asking questions!

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Episode 66: Dr. Ken Blanchard

    Episode 66: Dr. Ken Blanchard

    Mike kicks of 2020 with Episode 66 of the "Linch with a Leader" podcast by sitting down with business guru Dr. Blanchard.  Mike & Dr. Blanchard talk about not only what he has learned about leadership in business but also about how his faith led him to pen the book and organization "Lead Like Jesus".

    Few people have influenced the day-to-day management of people and companies more than Ken Blanchard. A prominent, sought-after author, speaker, and business consultant, Dr. Blanchard is respected for his lifetime of groundbreaking research and thought leadership that has influenced the day-to-day management and leadership of people and companies throughout the world.

    With a passion to turn every leader into a servant leader, Ken Blanchard shares his insightful and powerful message with audiences around the world through speeches, consulting services, and bestselling books. When Ken speaks, he speaks from the heart with warmth and humor. No matter how large the audience, he is able to communicate with each person as if the two of them were alone and talking one on one. Ken is a sophisticated storyteller with a knack for making the seemingly complex easy to understand.

    Ken’s impact as an author is far reaching. His iconic 1982 classic, The One Minute Manager, coauthored with Spencer Johnson, has sold more than 13 million copies and remains on bestseller lists today. In the past three decades he has authored or coauthored 60 books whose combined sales total more than 21 million copies. His groundbreaking works—including Raving Fans, The Secret, and Leading at a Higher Level, to name just a few—have been translated into more than 42 languages. In 2005 Ken was inducted into Amazon’s Hall of Fame as one of the top 25 bestselling authors of all time.

    Dr. Ken Blanchard is the cofounder and Chief Spiritual Officer of The Ken Blanchard Companies, an international management training and consulting firm that he and his wife, Margie Blanchard, began in 1979 in San Diego, California. In addition to being a renowned speaker, author and consultant, Ken is a trustee emeritus of the Board of Trustees at his alma mater, Cornell University, and he also teaches students in the Master of Science in Executive Leadership Program at the University of San Diego.

    Born in New Jersey and raised in New York, Ken received his master’s degree from Colgate University and his bachelor’s and doctorate degrees from Cornell University.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Episode 65: Mark Sanborn

    Episode 65: Mark Sanborn

    In this final episode of 2019, Mike sits down with world renowned business leader & author, Mark Sanborn.  Mark Sanborn, CSP, CPAE, is president of Sanborn & Associates, Inc., an idea studio dedicated to developing leaders in business and in life. Mark is an international bestselling author and award winning keynote leadership speaker.
    Mark has written 9 books, and The Fred Factor has sold over 2 million copies worldwide. His latest book is The Intention Imperative: Three Essential Changes That Will Make You a Successful Leader Today.

    In 2019 he was ranked #5 leadership expert in the world by GlobalGurus.org

    He is Leadership Expert in Residence at High Point University, the Premier Life Skills University.

    Mark holds the Certified Speaking Professional designation from the National Speakers Association (NSA) and is a member of the Speaker Hall of Fame. He was honored with the Cavett Award, the highest honor the NSA bestows on its members, in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the speaking profession.

    Mark’s ideas are taught in 90 counties by Crestcom and his
    list of over 2600 clients includes Costco, FedEx, Harley-Davidson, Hewlett Packard, Cisco, KPMG, Morton’s of Chicago, New York Life, RE/MAX, ServiceMaster, ESPN, GM, IBM, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Sandvik and John Deere.

    “Nobody can prevent you from choosing to be extraordinary in whatever you do.” Mark Sanborn challenges his audiences with this message and provides insights for extraordinary.

    • 41 min
    Episode 64: Anthony O'Neal

    Episode 64: Anthony O'Neal

    On this episode of Linch with a Leader finds Mike sitting down with Dave Ramsey Personality, Anthony O'Neal. Since 2003, Anthony has helped hundreds of thousands of students. He’s the national bestselling author of Graduate Survival Guide: 5 Mistakes You Can’t Afford to Make in College and travels the country spreading his encouraging message to help teens and young adults start their lives off right. His latest book, Debt-Free Degree, launched in October 2019.

    During this episode, Mike talks to Anthony about his journey and his experiences that have shaped who he is today.  Anthony is now using this story to inspire and instruct this next generation.

    • 22 min
    Episode 63: Terence Chatmon

    Episode 63: Terence Chatmon

    On this episode Mike sits down with Terence Chatmon who is President of Equip, part of the John Maxwell Company. Prior to his time with Equip, Terrance was in executive leadership with some of America's greatest companies including Johnson & Johnson and the Coca-Cola Company.

    In this episode Mike talks to Terence about not only his vantage point on leadership from the positions that he has held but also he learns about the faith that drives him. Terence also shares his passion for families and the discipleship that takes place within the home. His curriculum has been used to train over 100,000 pastors & parents across the world! To learn more about Terrance book and ministry, please visit www.victoriousfamily.org

    • 50 min

Customer Reviews

NDKidd ,

Consistently Great Christian Leadership Lessons

Mike has a wide variety of guests that are share how they bring Bible-based leadership into the church world and secular business. These are real people who are leading amazing lives with deep faith.

Mike Linch is also such a down-to-earth person that makes these interviews a pleasure to listen to each week. You can tell that he thoroughly researches his guests and asks them insightful questions that bring out those great leadership lessons.

Highly recommend this podcast for any leaders, but really anyone who wants to live with their faith out front.

jmelvin123 ,

Favorite Leadership Podcast

I love scope of experience and market place variety of the guests on the podcast. Mike brings out the best in people. I have even required my preteen kids to listen to a few of the interviews. Our favorite episode is Coach Patty Gasso!

Jamie8005jkcm ,

Amazing Leadership Podcast

What a great resource for leaders and those who are lifelong learners. I love the nuggets of wisdom and the other resources that come from listening to Mike and his guests! Thanks you!

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