Leaders as Humble as They are Successful

Refreshingly candid conversations with some of today's most humble leaders. Adam Kaufman dives into topics often left unexplored. His guests’ challenges, fears, and motivations show what it takes to become a humble leader.

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Ambassador Doug Holladay: Embrace Your Fears and Live a Life of Meaning

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Ambassador Doug Holladay and Adam Kaufman talk about what really matters in life.
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Special Series with Umberto Fedeli: Session Three

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Umberto Fedeli shares life lessons from 40 years in business, philanthropy, and politics. Special attention is given to the importance of relationships in both business and personal life.
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Special Series with Umberto Fedeli: Session Two

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Umberto shares business and investing advice, featuring special tips for beginners. With 40 years experience in business, philanthropy, and politics, he also focuses on the importance of balance...
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Special Series with Umberto Fedeli: Session One

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Given how genuine Umberto was in sharing the lessons learned from his mistakes, Adam wanted to give listeners a chance to hear more from this experienced veteran of nearly 40 years in business, in philanthropy, and in politics.
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Shoes Off with Sheryl Palmer

Up2 | S:1 E:8
In this final episode of the Up2 season, Adam interviews Sheryl Palmer, the CEO of Taylor Morrison, one of the largest home builders in the U.S. and traded on the New York Stock Exchange.
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Achieving Balance with Congressman Anthony Gonzalez

Up2 | S:1 E:7
In this episode Adam talks to Congressman Anthony Gonzalez, one of the youngest members of the US. House of Representatives. He is a former NFL wide receiver; a college All American; and graduate of Stanford Business School.
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Talking Billions and Biking with Stewart Kohl

Up2 | S:1 E:6
Adam invites Stewart Kohl into the studio. Stewart is the co-CEO of global private equity firm, Riverside.
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Breaking Bread with Umberto Fedeli

Up2 | S:1 E:5
In this episode Adam interviews Umberto Fedeli, the CEO of a national insurance firm and an active private investor.
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Eric Chen: Leading with a Grain of Humility

Up2 | S:1 E:4
In this episode Adam interviews Eric Chen. Eric and Adam discuss investing in startups, the importance of finding a good mentor, and the legacy that Eric hopes to leave behind. Let’s find out what Eric Chen is up to!
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Creating Connectivity with Charu Ramanathan

Up2 | S:1 E:3
In this episode Adam interviews Charu Ramanathan, an influential entrepreneur who speaks with us about the lessons she’s learned, how she became a better leader along the way, her view on parenting, and the importance of role modeling.
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Navigating Curves in the Road with Bobby George

Up2 | S:1 E:2
In this episode, Adam talks with his good friend Bobby George.
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Blockchain and Big Ideas with Repeat Entrepreneur Marc Blinder

Up2 | S:1 E:1
For the first official episode of the Up2 season, Adam Kaufman interviews Marc Blinder, founder of one of the hottest blockchain companies in Silicon Valley.
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Sneak Peak

Up2 | S:1
Coming soon: Find out what today's leaders are Up2 through refreshingly candid conversation! Figures in business, medicine, military and more...
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