Drawing insight from ZOOM, Amazon, Disney, Navy SEALS, NFL, NBA, Olympics, ESPN, Shark Tank, and Top Ivy Leagues, the Playmakers: ON PURPOSE podcast is an all-access pass to a purpose-centered tribe of leaders in business, sports, and life who are on a mission of meaning and impact. The show takes purpose from an out of reach North Star to a practical and tactical exploration of how we can step into each day, ON PURPOSE, where life no longer happens “to us”, it begins to happen “for us”.
From the Why Coach of the San Francisco 49ers to your coach, take a seat at the table with sports industry executive, #1 bestselling author, personal transformation expert, turned senior leader, advisor to PurposePoint and The Why Institute, and Success Magazine's Top Global Thought Leader, Paul Epstein, in this inspiring, yet immediately actionable podcast.
From formative stories pre-purpose to personal and professional transformation’s post-purpose, each show will share a high-energy, prescriptive blueprint to ignite impact and drive inner success, fulfillment, and purpose no matter your starting point. It’s time to meet Paul at the 50 and get ready to live and lead ON PURPOSE.
“Opportunity is a Matter of Perspective” (ft. Zion Clark, Speaker, Athlete & Author of Zion Unmatched)
It’s tough to imagine facing more barriers in the first 17 years of life than this week’s guest, Zion Clark, once faced. And yet, he’s achieved more than anyone could have imagined. This week, we learn from a truly inspiring spirit with a message for everyone from athletes to executives.
Hunting Discomfort (ft. Sterling Hawkins, Author of Hunting Discomfort)
What’s the best way to escape uncomfortable circumstances? Become comfortable with them. That’s the message of thought leader, executive coach, author, and speaker Sterling Hawkins. This week, he shares his perspective on a range of topics— all centered around reaching our ultimate potential.
Running Fast & Growing Slow (ft. Joe Foster, Author + Founder of Reebok)
Joe Foster, unassuming young Englishman dutifully working for his grandfather’s business, decides one day to strike out on his own. That was 1958. Today, the company Joe and his brother founded— Reebok— is one of the most innovative success stories in the history of the activewear industry. This week on Playmakers: On Purpose, we hear Joe’s perspective on his incredible business journey.
From the Prison Yard to the Harvard Yard (ft. Andre Norman, Speaker & Founder of The Academy of Hope)
Like most successful speakers, Andre Norman started his career…in prison? In this week’s episode of Playmakers: On Purpose, discover how one man’s introspection and transformative work ethic helped him go from inmate & gang member to teacher and life-changer.
Always Compete (ft. Jake Olson, Author, Speaker + Co-founder and President of Engage)
Jake Olson lost his eyesight at a very young age. But what could have felt like an ending was just the beginning, as Jake went on to break down boundary after boundary— including being the first completely blind D1 college football player. Discover his story and the many lessons it has to teach us this week on Playmakers: On Purpose.
Betting On Talent (ft. Dee Ann Turner, Author + Podcast Host of Crush Your Career)
Dee Ann Turner made her career at Chick-fil-A, but her impact today goes well beyond one of the world’s most successful and culturally distinct fast food chains. Join us as we learn from Dee Ann about finding purpose, growing skills, and much more.
Each Episode is Meaningful
Each guest that Paul interviews has an inspirational story. Paul is a masterful interviewer bringing out key points that resonates with me in each episode. Paul masterfully integrates his own purpose with each guest’s story to make it meaningful. I’m hooked!
A Podcast with a Purpose!
Paul Epstein is a stand out leader and lives life with purpose. This show has been a game changer for me. I particularly like the depth of this show. Paul has done his homework going in and knows his guests! It is clear that Paul wants to take us on a journey with he and his guests with every episode. I have enjoyed each episode I have listened to and look forward to future podcasts. There are literally hundreds of thousands of podcasts out there to listen to and I feel like I hit the jackpot finding this one. Keep after it Paul.
High Energy Insights
Paul brings his best insights to every podcast. I have learned so much from his podcast including the difference between motivation and inspiration. His idea of running towards your passion versus running away from things is profound. Listen and learn from Paul and his guests like I have. Thanks for shining your bright light. Greg Kettner