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Welcome to the Next Generation Leader Podcast where we believe GREAT leaders are listeners, especially during their youth. Good leaders learn from their successes and mistakes but GREAT leaders learn from the successes and mistakes of those who go before them. This is a resource for young leaders to listen from the leaders of today.

Next Generation Leader Podcast Zac Funderburk

    • Business

Welcome to the Next Generation Leader Podcast where we believe GREAT leaders are listeners, especially during their youth. Good leaders learn from their successes and mistakes but GREAT leaders learn from the successes and mistakes of those who go before them. This is a resource for young leaders to listen from the leaders of today.

    The President Will See You Now: Peggy Grande

    The President Will See You Now: Peggy Grande

    President Ronald Reagan chose Peggy Grande to work at his side for 10 years, and together they created a powerful partnership. Serving as his post-presidency Executive Assistant. Her book, The President Will See You Now, details her time with President Reagan and shares fascinating stories from his post-presidency. In today's episode, we talk about President Reagan's vision for America, his leadership style, and amazing stories from their time together. 

    • 42 min
    The Leadership Playbook: Jamey Rootes

    The Leadership Playbook: Jamey Rootes

    Jamey Rootes has been a community and business leader for more than twenty years. During his two decades as President of the Houston Texans, Jamey oversaw the activities of the Houston Texans Foundation, which donated more than $32 million to youth activities. Since stepping down from his positions with the Houston Texans he has released his new book, The Winning Game Plan: A Proven Leadership Playbook for Continuous Business Success. In today's episode, we walk through Mr. Rootes' "Leadership Playbook."

    • 32 min
    Patience Plus Persistence Produce Profits: Genevieve Collins

    Patience Plus Persistence Produce Profits: Genevieve Collins

    Genevieve is a 7th generation Texan, a business executive, former Republican candidate for Congress, and a fierce competitor. Genevieve is one of the most driven, competitive people you will ever meet, claiming that she hates losing more than she loves winning. She has now pivoted to grassroots work with Americans for Prosperity. We discuss how patience and persistence can lead you to profits in your work and in your life. If you get nothing else from our conversation today, get this: never ever give up. 

    • 36 min
    Redeeming Politics with Humility: Governor Bill Haslam

    Redeeming Politics with Humility: Governor Bill Haslam

    Bill Haslam served as the 49th Governor of Tennessee from 2011-2019. Under his leadership, Tennessee is recognized as a national leader in education, economic development, efficient and effective government, and fiscal strength. Today's conversation revolved around how to infuse humility with your political beliefs. In today's political climate, we need more redeemed people running towards the public sector and public office.

    • 34 min
    Saving My Assassin: Virginia Prodan

    Saving My Assassin: Virginia Prodan

    Virginia Prodan is an International Human Rights Attorney, an Allied Attorney with the Alliance Defending Freedom, an International Speaker, an Author at Tyndale House Publishers memoir, Saving My Assassin. Virginia had literally faced her assassin and has lived to tell about it. You will be inspired by her confidence and courage in the Lord. She is passionate about speaking and mentoring others who want to stand up to their giants and create a courageous, purpose-filled, and abundant life.

    • 50 min
    YOU are a Leader: Breea Clark

    YOU are a Leader: Breea Clark

    Breea Clark is the first "millennial mayor" of Norman, Oklahoma and the director of the JCPenny Leadership Center at Oklahoma University. She talked about how she thought her whole political career would be as a "staffer," but she saw herself as a leader, kept saying "yes" to opportunity, and it now the Mayor of Norman. Wherever you are in your life right now, YOU are a leader. 

    • 44 min

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