Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

Corporate Competitor Podcast

Jun 12, 2024

Ep. 184: Ashland University basketball shaped this HR exec who learned a lesson in preparation while racking up double digit steals game after game. “I would study film of the point guard as she was running down looking over to the coach and calling the play, so I knew exactly where they were going to pass it,” she...


Jun 5, 2024

Ep. 183: Cal Basketball shaped Dave who was drafted by the Boston Celtics, only to be denied an NBA career because of a player’s strike and injury. But he pivoted to a career in finance and now serves as Co-CEO of Dimensional Fund Advisors.

In the 25 years since he joined, the firm has grown from $10 billion in assets...


May 29, 2024

Ep. 182: As a four-sport athlete, sports was one area that provided a level-playing field for Brian who grew up in Queens raised by his mom and grandparents. Coaching high school football helped pay his way through UCLA and now the chair and CEO of one of America’s most iconic companies, nearly 2,000-store Target,...


May 22, 2024

Ep. 181: Colgate Football shaped this leader whose family of companies serves more than 38.5 million people. You will learn how to model calm presence and total responsibility to your team when these qualities are needed most.

Our BONUS RESOURCE for this episode includes Don’s favorite quotes from today’s episode...


May 15, 2024

Ep. 180: Baseball shaped the founder of the company that grew to more than 250 million subscribers and fundamentally altered how the world experienced media. Lessons include:

  • What playing second base taught Marc about the importance of good daily habits.
  • Why Netflix decided to have no vacation policy or...