Fact!  There is no police war on Blacks. Hear it first from Wilfred Reilly.

Dr. Wilfred Reilly on Success Made to Last...There is no police war on Blacks!!!

Need an idea on how to fix racism? Hear Wilfred Reilly is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Kentucky State University and the author of the books “Taboo: 10 Facts You Can’t Talk About,” “Hate Crime Hoax,” and “The $50,000,000 Question.” His research interests include international relations and the prevention of war, contemporary American race relations, and the use of modern quantitative methods to test “sacred cow” theories such as the existence of widespread white privilege. He can be reached on Twitter at @wil_da_beast630.


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Berenstain Bears with Mike BerenstainMike Berenstain of The Berenstain Bears pays tribute to his Papa and Mama Bears Stan and Jan.


John TeshJohn Tesh plays the piano like a drum, broadcasts with vigor and keeps his faith with wife Connie Selleca. It’s all about Intelligence for Life.


Roma DowneyRoma Downey, best known for her role as Monica the angel on Touched by an Angel, shares “best version” examples especially with her collaboration with husband Mark Burnett (Survivor). Today, she uses her celebrity to work on projects of the heart.


Dr. Ivan Misner, Father of Modern Day Networking.
Dr. Ivan Misner is the Founder and Chief Visionary Officer of BNI, the world’s largest business networking organization. Founded in 1985 the organization now has over 9400 chapters throughout every populated continent of the world.
Listen to this great interview with Ivan’s friend Stewart Emery, who co-authored Who’s In Your Room? with Ivan. After you hear this, you will know why Ivan has been called the Father of Modern Networking.


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 Matthew Phillips, Director of Travel, returns to Success Made to Last Transformed Traveler Series on October 6th to update us on the industry, how we can “bust out” in 2021 and start enjoying life again.

B.J. Thomas, hitmaker of the 1970’s with Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head, Hooked on a Feeling and others joins us to riff about enduring success and sing a few tunes.

Travis Fieldyen Mills, 33, is a retired United States Army soldier who became a quadruple amputee while serving in Afghanistan. He speaks across the country, motivating others to live by his motto: “Never give up. Never quit.” He has also established a foundation to build a retreat for other special-needs veterans injured in combat and their families.

John Richards Led Teams that Scaled Starbucks from 300 to 3000 Locations

John Richards of Starbucks and Four Season Hotels

Ever wonder how the team at Starbucks opened a new store every 18 hours? If you want to know about scaling, listen to this exclusive interview with John Richards, former President of Starbucks. John also comments on scaling the super-customer centered luxury hotel Four Seasons. Hear this great leader and enjoy John’s stories on his favorite business mentors.

Tia Mowry is talking food, comedy and staying healthy…her best version.

Tia Mowry on Success Made to LastTia Mowry is an actress. Her full name is Tia Dashon Mowry. She is famous for her teen role as Tia Landry in the sitcom Sister, Sister. She had even appeared as medical student Melanie Barnett in the comedy-drama series The Game and the television movie Twitches and its sequel Twitches Too. She now stars in the #1 food show on Scripps Network.

Today, Tia is on with our Astra Zeneca physician to talk about the importance of getting your flu shot in 2020…all in the midst of the pandemic.




Rudy Gatlin of Gatlin Brothers shares his West Texas, hard work philosophy and patriotism!

Rudy Gatlin of the Gatlin Brothers on Success Made to Last talking hard work and patriotism

Our Country Series continues with Rudy Gatlin of the Gatlin Brothers celebrating their 60th year in the industry. They have  played for 5 of the last 8 presidents, with their timeless hits Houston and All the Gold in California. Hear Rudy talk about the America that WORKS and how we need to return to our roots.

Babbie Mason ….on Success

Grammy and Dove Award winner Babbie Mason talks about growing up in Detroit, life as a pastor’s kid (PK) and raising two great sons in Georgia. Babbie is one of our favorites for many reasons. She writes, sings and talks with the richness of wisdom.  Babbie reminds us that legacy can be a part of a great vision in your life. You want to be happy, you want your family members and friends to be safe and healthy and you want your country to thrive.  Ask yourself, do you want to make a contribution to the building of our world’s best version?


Fred Lynn is ALL about winning for the team.

Fred Lynn on Success Made to LastFred Lynn gets our 2020 Baseball season kicked off by riffing with Tim Moore. For Fred, winning as a team is everything and he means it. In 1976 he once stated “one man doesn’t make a team. All the awards are great, but they are secondary to winning. If WE don’t win, none of the awards meaning anything.”   Share this great conversation with your friends and family.

Jack Canfield is Best Version Success CoachJack Canfield exclusive interview with Stewart Emery on Success Made to Last
Jack Canfield’s books have sold over 1/2 a BILLION copies. Enjoy this exclusive interview with his life long friend Stewart Emery as they riff about self esteem, old girlfriends, mastery of domains and success principles.

Jack reveals the inside story on why he studied self esteem as a high school student, his first encounter with Stewart at an est conference, and shares his one and only purpose. This show will motivate and inspire you to become your best version.


Exclusive interview with Doug Gray of The Marshall Tucker Band honoring Charlie Daniels.

Doug Gray of The Marshall Tucker Band on Success Made to Last Doug Gray of The Marshall Tucker Band sings LIVE on Success Made to Last. Hear his 2020 version of Heard It In A Love Song. Doug reminisces about his mentor Charlie Daniels and all that he taught him. “He was a Man’s Man” always being respectful, but tough. Our favorite story from this interview is about Doug’s “Peach hauling truck” in Spartanburg. This is a must listen.

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Jane Goodall on Success Made to Last

Equipped with little more than a notebook, binoculars, and her fascination with wildlife, Jane Goodall braved a realm of unknowns to give the world a remarkable window into humankind’s closest living relatives. Through nearly 60 years of groundbreaking work, Dr. Jane Goodall has not only shown us the urgent need to protect chimpanzees from extinction; she has also redefined species conservation to include the needs of local people and the environment.

Danielle Wiley of Sway Group

Danielle Wiley is widely recognized as an industry leader in content marketing, influencer marketing and social media strategy. Prior to founding Sway, Danielle ran social strategy for Edelman’s Chicago-based digital group. Recognizing a need to professionalize and streamline the process for connecting influencers with brands, she launched Sway Group in June 2011.

Danielle is a regular contributor to Forbes.com and has been featured in Adweek, TechCrunch, Digiday, VentureBeat, MediaPost, Marketing Land and PR Daily. She has also spoken at numerous industry conferences including BlogHer, Mom 2.0, iMedia, SXSW, CES and the SMX Search Marketing Expo.


Kelly Lang with Olivia Newton John

Kelly Lang sings from the heart. She is the daughter of Belton Lang, long time manager for Conway Twitty. She has been in country music her entire life. She is an extraordinary singer, songwriter, best friend with Olivia Newton John and a cancer survivor. She’s also the wife of T.G. Sheppard. Hear Kelly talk about her singing style that is pure sentimental. Her life has been filled with ups and downs. When you’ve been through NOT great, you understand great times.


Reyna Roberts on Success Made to Last

Reyna Roberts debuts the ultimate small town anthem- Stompin’ Grounds. Reflecting her Southern roots, her Mother’s connection to the Alabama Crimson Tide, a little bit of Alaska and California this song is destined for ESPN’s College Game Day. Reyna is only 23, but truly an old soul singing like a veteran crooner.

Iris Meijer of Vodaphone on Success Made to Last

As important as the technologies, trends and innovative tools are, Iris Meijer believes that long-term business success starts with customer trust. In her role as Chief Marketing Officer for Vodafone Business, she leads the team responsible for demonstrating how Vodafone can help its customers succeed in a digital world.






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Ian Somerhalder V-Wars star is Activist of the Year conserving energy!

Vampire Star Ian Somerhalder turns into energy activist. Enjoy this exclusive Success interview.


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Stewart Emery is our resident professor of Enduring Success, studying the great minds of masters. Hear this series that moves human kind in the direction of goodness. Live experientially, and your life will become richer.

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Wilfred McClay author of Land of Hope.

Wilfred McClay is a great American author and professor at The University of Oklahoma. Today we are featuring his book Land of Hope- An Invitation to the Great American Story. For too long we’ve lacked a compact, inexpensive, authoritative, and compulsively readable book that offers American readers a clear, informative, and inspiring narrative account of their country. Such a fresh retelling of the American story is especially needed today, to shape and deepen young Americans’ sense of the land they inhabit, help them to understand its roots and share in its memories, all the while equipping them for the privileges and responsibilities of citizenship in American society.


H.W. Brands authored this seminal book Reagan The Life

H.W. Brands taught at Texas A&M University for sixteen years before joining the faculty at the University of Texas at Austin, where he is the Dickson Allen Anderson Centennial Professor of History. His books include Traitor to His Class, Andrew Jackson, The Age of Gold, The First American, and TR. Traitor to His Class and The First American were finalists for the Pulitzer Prize.


Kevin Wilhelm selected as top author by Success Made to Last

Kevin Wilhelm reveals secrets to great communication in How to Talk to the Other Side. Kevin is the pre-eminent business consultant in the field of sustainability and climate change. He is the CEO of Sustainable Business Consulting, a Seattle-based consulting firm focused on practical and profitable solutions for helping firms successfully integrate sustainability.

Kevin brings over sixteen years of experience working with 75+ businesses ranging from Fortune 500 multinationals to small and medium size businesses. Some of his firm’s clients include Nordstrom, REI, The North Face, Expeditors, Outerwall, Drugstore.com, American Seafoods and Brooks Sports.

Dru Joyce mentor and high school coach of Labron James

Dru Joyce, known simply as “Coach Dru”, LaBron James coach and personal mentor, cracks open his vault to share details on his book Beyond Championship: A Playbook for Winning at Life.  Celebrate the return of the NBA with this brilliant conversation. Coach Dru helped grow youngsters into men. Never defined by victories, his quest was to mold his team around character. He was determined to propel his team to greater heights.

Hear what it takes to become strong and indisputable. Coaching is truly a sacred task. To lead, you have to serve. He ask..what can we do to help each other? LaBron is bigger than the team as seen by his selflessness.

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