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Rise and Lead is designed specifically to motivate and equip you to live your greatest life with maximum impact. Find out what makes great leaders great, and how you can start growing yourself, expanding your impact, and living the life you have been created to live. Join international speaker coach, and pastor, Benjamin Lundquist, as he shares empowering practical teaching and exceptional guest content to unleash the greatness already inside of you. Now is the best time to Rise and Lead.
 
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This episode your hosts discuss and review the movie The Suicide Squad and the first 5 episodes of Marvel's What If? Mike and John talk about if James Gunn was able to make a decent D.C. movie. And then they talk about the first 5 episodes of What If? and discuss how these twists on the Marvel MCU play out. And then for the Arbitrary List segment w…
 
In this episode Benjamin sits down for a great conversation with Dr. Terry Johnnson, VP for Community Engagement at Advent Heath and former serviceman in the U.S. Air Force Presidential Honor Guard at the White House for three U.S. Presidents. Dr. Johnson shares much of his story about overcoming severe dyslexia and how he became the longest servin…
 
In this episode Benjamin talks about how to get things done by sharing a proven strategy that works. Getting things done is one of the top qualities of effective leaders and is essential in accomplishing the dreams and goals you have for your life. This is episode is about writing a new chapter in your story, a chapter of execution instead of excus…
 
In this episode Benjamin sits down for a powerful conversation with John T. Boston II, together they talk about embracing forgiveness as a leader and why forgiveness matters more than we realize. John shares the experience of meeting his birth mother for the first time in 38 years and how that experience transformed his life and leadership. You don…
 
In this episode Benjamin talks about how to become a more courageous leader. As he mentions in this episode, no one is born a courageous leader, courage is developed through practice. Courageous leaders make bold moves and Benjamin's teaching will help you take a step in that direction. There is also a powerful life and leadership lesson from the a…
 
In this episode Benjamin talks about the need to build regular rhythms of honest assessment and realignment. Every month you need to know what is happening with yourself, your team, and your organization. As mentioned in the episode the first job of leaders is to define reality (personally and professionally) allowing them to make adjustments as th…
 
In this episode we decide to go absurd! John and Mike talk a wide variety of topics! What would Batman do and not do to please a woman? Do we really need comments sections anymore online? Has Disney/Pixar animated movies hit a plateau? And we talk our favorite things to eat and drink in summer! Also! We maybe talk about Loki.…
 
In this episode Benjamin sits down for a honest and hopeful conversation with Heather Thompson Day about her new book: It’s Not Your Turn - What to Do While You're Waiting for Your Breakthrough, together they talk about what to do in your waiting season when everyone else seems to be in their winning season. If you are part of our Rise and Lead com…
 
In this episode your hosts Mike and John discuss the second season of the Netflix series Love, Death, and Robots. We talk about this 8 episode season and how it stacks up against the first season. We also say we will talk about the first few episodes of Loki. But we don't. Because we're liars.By mike spreigl, john lundquist
 
On this episode Benjamin sits down for a powerful and inspiring conversation with Chad Lambie. Chad Lambie is the only person ever diagnosed with Cleido-cranial Dysplasia/ Diso-stosis (CCD) to tryout and graduate from a Navy Special Warfare Selection Program. He spent six years in the Naval Special Warfare Community as a Special Warfare Combatant C…
 
In this episode Benjamin sits down for a powerful conversation with Kevin Wilson. Kevin is passionate about helping people think meaningfully about lives so that they can live their lives meaningfully. He describes himself as a “third-culture-kid” who grew up in Sri Lanka, Oman, and the United States. When he’s not ministering to his congregation a…
 
In this episode your hosts Mike and John talk about some assorted geeky shows. We give our final thoughts on Falcon and Winter Soldier. We review the 1st season of Invincible. And we discuss the first few episodes of The Bad Batch. And in our Arbitrary List segment, we talk our top three favorite Saturday morning cartoons.…
 
In this episode Benjamin speaks into the heart of leaders about forgiveness. So many leaders are trying to make their impact on world while carrying around the heavy weight of pain, regret, and shame connected to things they have done or things that have been done to them. Forgiveness is a gift that releases everyone to be who they have been create…
 
In this episode Benjamin sits down for a power-packed conversation with Dr. Jeff Davies. Jeff is a director of emergency services at St. John’s Pleasant Valley Hospital in Camarillo, CA and St. John’s Regional Medical Center in Oxnard, CA as well as practicing emergency medicine full time. As past president of the Ventura County Medical Association…
 
In this episode Benjamin sits down for a powerful conversation with Vimbo Zvandasara-Zhou, a teacher and principal who takes you into her world of education and administration during the last year. Together they talk about the overwhelming challenge of being an educator during a pandemic, what it looks like to lead effectively in a classroom, schoo…
 
In this episode, Your hosts Mike and John discuss a variety of topics. We discuss the allegations against Joss Whedon and talk about how do you approach enjoying the works of an entertainer who does toxic things. We also discuss the idea and concept of the Justice League Snyder Cut and how Warner Brothers struggles with their DC brand. And our arbi…
 
In this episode Benjamin teaches you how to build a winning culture. Great leaders are obsessed with building healthy culture because they know culture affects everything. He dives into what culture is, what healthy team culture looks like, and how you can build healthy culture though an approach that works. This episode is guaranteed to save you t…
 
In this episode, Benjamin sits down for a powerful conversation with Tyler Reagin. Tyler is the founder and CEO of The Life Giving Company (lifegiving.co), and is the author of The Life-Giving Leader (Oct 2018) and Leading Things You Didn’t Start (Releases on March 2, 2021). He is also the former President of Catalyst, a national movement of events…
 
This episode your hosts John and Mike discuss two movies that Mike convinced John to finally watch. We talk about two movies from 1982, The Thing and Poltergeist. We talk the highs and lows of the two movies and what John thought of them. Also, our Arbitrary List is what each of our three favorite concerts are.…
 
In this episode, Benjamin talks about making “pivots”, intentional changes in direction, to keep your life and leadership moving forward and producing the results you want for yourself, your team, and your organization. The content is motivational, and provides you with a step-by-step process to make personal pivots and pivots with team. There are …
 
In an episode recorded back in November, your hosts John and Mike recorded an episode that got lost in the jumble due to recording issues. And now we release it in all it's glory! With Mike's wife Jenn along for the ride! We face off! Who is the best member of the Fantastic Four? What is the worst Non-MCU movie? What is the best album cover? What's…
 
On this episode Benjamin sits down with his dad, Keith Lundquist, as they talk about growing your faith in God and belief in yourself when you have been fired from your job, experienced a job loss, or are in between jobs, how to deal with the emotional weight of being jobless, what to do as a leader when you no longer have a team to lead, what to d…
 
In this episode, Benjamin sits down for a powerful conversation with Tami Erwin. Tami Erwin is executive vice president and Group CEO of Verizon Business, she is widely recognized for her strategic impact, marketing and operations focus, technical savvy, and passion for people. She was also featured on the 2020 Fortune list of Most Powerful Women i…
 
In this episode, Benjamin shares his "20 Top Quotes for 2020" with application. These are some of the power quotes that kept him motivated and growing in 2020. After each quote there is a suggested practical application step(s). Quotes are included from Dr. Heather Thompson Day, Craig Groeschel, John Maxwell, Simon Sinek, Brene Brown, Dr. Henry Clo…
 
In this episode, Benjamin sits down for a powerful conversation with with Chris Singleton. Chris is a former professional baseball player with the Chicago Cubs organization as well as an inspirational speaker who has traveled the country passionately speaking to well over 60,000 students. Chris has been featured on ESPN’s E:60, Sports Illustrated M…
 
In this episode, Benjamin talks about how to multiply your influence using a proven 4 level approach that works. What if you could impact 10X the amount of people you are reaching right now? What if your influence could extend way beyond your lifetime? That’s the focus of this episode. The content is concise and extremely practical. Don't forget to…
 
In this episode, Benjamin sits down for am amazing conversation with with Kevin Olusola. If you are wondering, this is 3x Grammy award winner Kevin Olusola of Pentatonix, who has also been featured in the Forbes 30 under 30 influencers list, and is arguably the world’s most famous beatboxers in the world, and toward the end of the episode Kevin act…
 
In this episode Benjamin sits down for am amazing conversation with with Scott Cormode. They talk about Scott's new book, “The Innovative Church”, the heart of leadership, how a leader can get people to think differently, the value of listening, what leadership approaches matter most in 2020, and much more. Scott received his PhD from Yale Universi…
 
It's Halloween Week! Your hosts Mike and John discuss a variety of Halloween Topics. Who are our top three weird horror creatures/monsters? We talk It's The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown getting a new home. Do we believe in ghosts and the supernatural? And on a non-Halloween topic, what if Batman and Superman were to switch cities they fight crime i…
 
In this episode, Benjamin Lundquist sits down for an amazing conversation with Ryan Moor about entrepreneurship, personal growth, team growth, and how to pivot during a pandemic. Ryan has launched numerous businesses, including Ryonet, one of the leading screen printing equipment manufacturer and supply companies in the world, he and his team have …
 
In this episode, Benjamin Lundquist sits down for a powerful conversation with Dr. Lisa Giebel about overcoming anxiety and depression. Dr. Giebel is a trauma therapist who has dedicated her life to helping people find healing and wholeness. In this episode she shares about the tragic loss of her daughter, how she grieved, and where she found the c…
 
In this episode, Benjamin Lundquist sits down for an awesome conversation with Gina Creek. Gina is the Director of the Leadership Institute for Advent Health, one of the largest healthcare systems in the world. She is currently doing here PhD in Leadership at Vanderbuilt University, and in this episode she describes in detail, her own leadership de…
 
In this episode, Benjamin teaches on burnout - how to recognize, avoid it, and recover form it. This is an extremely relevant episode for so many leaders, especially with the last 5-6 months of Covid. Recovering from burnout is not about getting back to normal, it's about creating a new normal, a better normal. This episode will leave you with hope…
 
In this episode, Benjamin teaches on mentoring - what it is, the three essentials of effective mentoring, and how to build a mentoring culture in your team and organization. He shares how mentoring has been one of the most rewarding experiences of his life, both, being mentored, and mentoring other people. This is crash course in mentoring for ever…
 
In our second installment of "John Finally Watches", John watches for the first time the Martin Scorsese classics Goodfellas and Casino. We discuss his opinion of the two movies. We talk what is similar and what is different as well as the acting performances of all involved. Was Scorsese robbed of an Oscar? What is the better movie? Listen and fin…
 
In this episode, Benjamin dives into a conversation with Jeff Tatarchuk, about entrepreneurship, pursuing your dreams, and why every leader needs a coach. Jeff is a life-long entrepreneur, co-founder and CEO of Fruition Lab, a movement bringing together budding entrepreneurs, resources, and high level influencers to launch new businesses. He also r…
 
This episode your hosts Mike and John discuss a variety of recent news topics. We talk DC and their potential casting for the upcoming Flashpoint movie as well as Ray Fisher and his vocal issues with Joss Whedon. We discuss weird Star Wars reboot rumors. We talk about theaters opening up...but will it be for long? We talk race in the show Community…
 
In this episode Benjamin Lundquist talks about failure, how failure relates to your identity, and how to move forward from failure when it happen in life or leadership. He shares stories of failure from his own life, and the lessons he learned. If you have ever felt like a failure, this episode is a "must-listen", share with everyone you know who n…
 
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