Friday, 17 September 2021

David C. Baker is our guest on Legends. He grew up with a tribe of Mayan Indians in Guatamala. Author of The Business of Expertise, he is America’s leading advisor to entrepreneurial experts. Enjoy this hard hitting episode of Legends as we explore the new definition of success.

John Lee Dumas on Success Made to LastJohn Lee Dumas is a New York Times Best selling author of The Common Path to Uncommon Success. On this exclusive interview you will learn about this U.S. Army veteran, hear about his journey and understand a new meaning for success.

Jim Reekes sonic brand pioneer for Steve Jobs and AppleJim Reekes is a sonic pioneer having invented many brand sounds for Apple including the ubiquitous start up sound of your Mac computer, Air Pods, iPhone and even the sound of the digital camera. Hear the inside story on these sonic break throughs that help build the Apple brand mystique and loyalty.



Finbar O'Hanlon on Success Made to Last Finbar O’Hanlon is a futurist, musician, sonic strategist, author, key note speaker and polymath. Hear his discussion on talent chases new target no else can hit; genius pursues targets that are unseen and unheard.



Eric MetaxasEric Metaxas distinguished Christian thinker and author who isn’t afraid to speak his mind on both theology and key issues of the day, attributes his successful and eclectic career to a decision that you must hear on this interview. This episode was voted Best Version Podcast of the Year.

Joe Bonsall of the Oak Ridge Boys on Success Made to LastJoe Bonsall of The Oak Ridge Boys riffs about their latest album Singing from the Front Porch. He’s a genuine American treasure who wears his heart on his sleeve. Enjoy this insider interview and hear some never before heard stories on the fabulous Oaks.

Danny Eaton, Legendary concert promoter, shares some priceless stories about Tina Turner and ZZ Top.  Ever heard of anyone carrying Tina piggy back??? How about managing two turkey buzzards riding a longhorn steer, a Buffalo, and rattle snakes?  Listen to his inside story on the popular tune…This Song’s For You.

Steve Keller on Success Made to Last 3001st show with Rick Tocquigny

Enjoy our 3001st show!  Steve Keller from Pandora celebrates this monumental program with us. Steve is Sonic Strategy Director for Studio Resonate at Pandora (a subsidiary of SiriusXM, and the largest ad-supported audio

entertainment streaming service in the U.S.). Prior to joining Pandora, Steve was the founder and CEO of iV, an audio consultancy based in Nashville that specialized in the strategy, content, and research.

Steve is recognized as one of the leading experts in the field of sonic strategy and identity. With a head for data and a heart for sonic expression, he actively engages in collaborative research projects, exploring the power of sound to shape our perceptions and influence our behavior.

Hear Steve talk about how your brand can become extraordinary with a sonic strategy. How does your brand sound? What does your brand project to our ears? Learn how to approach turning your brand into “joy for the ears.”

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Enjoy Our Most Listened To Podcasts that Top the Pyramid of Success!

Dr. Ken Blanchard

Dr. Ken Blanchard, Author of The One Minute Manager and many other titles, has been our special guests on seven episodes of Success. Here’s one of YOUR favorites.


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.

Jack CanfieldJack Canfield, author of Chicken Soup for the Soul, is one of most popular shows for 2020. Jack riffs on life lessons, past experiences and shares war stories with Stewart Emery and Tim Moore. Listen for leadership tips and gain insight from a true master of his craft.


Dr. Nicholas C. Nicholas author of Pericles and MeDr. Nicholas C. Nicholas is a classically trained physicist and now a novelist of Pericles and Me. An American and his British girlfriend on a romantic trip to Greece are drawn into an international plot. Dr. Alex Giallouras embraces his Greek roots, even to the extent of dreaming an illustrious confidant from the golden age of ancient Greece. The American physicist and his advisor Pericles set out to navigate the dangerous shoals of Ukraine, the Middle East, and US spy interests amid the turmoil of Alex’s personal life and his conscience.

Listen to the origin of this story and how Nick worked with 30 of the characters from the book. He wrote with authenticity and emotion. This is an incredible story with a powerful story within the story. It’s a must read.

Upcoming Shows:

Edward Zwick, Producer of Legends of the Fall and Glory, joins us on our Legends podcast to talk about the significance of his movies. This debuts in late October.

Ray Lane, former Chairman of HP and Carnegie Mellon University joins our Legends podcast to share his wisdom and predicts the future of success.

Tabitha Scott is featured on in our Author’s Corner with her extraordinary book Trust Your Animal Instincts. This debuts mid October.

Dr. Joseph Cardillo talks about why ordinary people can have extraordinary focus.

Dr. Joseph Cardillo talks about 12 Rules of AttentionHear from Dr. Joseph Cardillo on the 12 Rules of Attention. He simplifies why we don’t focus and attention skills. His first book was Be Like Water exploring the interchange between mind and body. He has worked with Michael Strahan of Good Morning America about patterns of attention. With 12 Rules of Attention, he is bringing information to your home, taking concepts to be used at home. He is out to improve performance.

Learn about what happens in the brain when we lose attention. You will be surprised.



Charles C.W. Cooke from National Review riffs on America, our can do culture, and our exceptionalism!


Charles C.W. Cooke on Success Made to LastCharles C.W. Cooke grew up in a small village just outside of Cambridge, UK, called Hemingford Abbots. He went to Oxford University, where he read Modern History and Politics, and immigrated to the US in 2011. He is the Editor of and a writer for NR as well as a regular columnist for First Freedom, the magazine of the NRA. Charles has become –in my view—a first rate constitutional scholar, especially as it relates to the 2nd Amendment, and writes about some other passions with regularity, such as American and British history and intellectual history, free speech, American exceptionalism, amusement parks, and the joys of living in the 2nd greatest state in the Union, after Texas, of course—Florida. He and his friend, Kevin D. Williamson, have a fabulous podcast called Mad Dogs and Englishmen and Charles is also a regular on NR’s The Editors. I love to read Charles not only because he is a fine writer but because of the careful precision of his thinking, which you will hear on his podcasts and here today.


Anthony Brinkley on Success Made to Last riffing on You Can't Run Away from YouAnthony Brinkley has authored an intriguing narrative titled You Can’t Run Away from You. Enjoy this provocative interview. This book takes you on a journey with young Anthony as he experiences a host of challenges and dangers while attempting to develop into a man.    This show is presented by America’s favorite encouragement greeting card company- Use the promotion code book3 and get 25% of your greeting card purchases today.

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Shellye Archambeau on Legends  Shellye Archambeau is a Legendary leader, board member and glass ceiling breaker. Hear the secrets to her success and how she defines success in a post Covid 19 era. Now, Shellye is the author of a great book titled Unapologetically Ambitious.



Farissa Knox on Legends

Farissa Knox is founder and CEO of RLM Media, an integrated marketing and communications advertising agency, that is skilled digital and video solutions, Search Engines and Social Media marketing. She has a large team of employees and she discovered that having both some required onsite workdays (using activities to generate personal connections) — coupled with some required work from home days allowing employees to work from the beach, while watching TV or simply while spending time at home with family – is key to a happy and healthy workplace.  Farissa talks about her life as a CEO, Mother and wife. Learn how to tap into your own superpowers and live an unapologetic life.

Meg Roberts Legends of BusinessMeg Roberts is the CEO of The Lash Lounge, one of America’s fastest growing franchises. Hear the wisdom of this serial entrepreneur and the secret to her leadership skills. Meg is an ordinary person who has turned into an extraordinary, thought leader.



Amanda Brinkman on Success Made to LastAmanda Brinkman, Host of Small Business Revolution and Chief Marketing Officer of Deluxe, shares her definition of success. Amanda talks about her show on Hulu and the positive impact on struggling businesses.

Christy Whitman is a New York Times best selling author debuting her latest book The Desire Factor. Hear Christy’s new definition of success, listen to her wisdom regarding materialism and true happiness. Learn how to be more present, focus, and deal with fear.


Kara Bowman author of Heartbreak to HopeKara Bowman, Life Therapist and trained grief counselor debuts the singular most powerful book on grieving titled Heartbreak to Hope. We have never been so touched by the encouraging words and poetry. Perhaps this show will help you break through some of your deep pain and find a little peace.


Diane Paddison on Success Made to Last Diane Paddison, Founder of, gives her annual vision scape for America’s perennial mentoring organization for professional women. Hear the story of Liz Bohannan and how her organization pivoted during the pandemic. Adaptability is the key to future success.



Kris Holmes Ignite Your CareerKris Holmes talks about Igniting Your Career. She gives real advice to help you unleash your potential. Kris provides timely counsel to help you love your career and live a happier life. Hear about the suitable resume for 2021.

Liz Horowitz on Success Made to Last riffing on podcastersLiz Horowitz, is a podcasting guru. Hear her talk about the “riches are in the niches.” Discover the DNA that connects podcasters and the audience…all interwoven over uniquely different content. Listen to her specific suggestions on how to monetize your podcast,  how to be authentic and vulnerable- PLUS…how to be comfortable with an ageless approach in podcasting.

Hope Baker- Adoption through the eyes of a birthmotherHope Baker, author of Birthmother’s Journey into Light, talks frankly about the adoption process for her son. For all of those involved in the adoption process, you will be enlightened by this stunning, raw interview.


Anna McCoyAnna McCoy leads the Billion Women Foundation that impacts women around the world. Gifted with the heart for encouragement, her organization trains, motivates and directs women to unleash their potential. Anna gets compassion from her Mom and how to take care of herself and independence from her Dad.  Sonya Thompson is also an important mentor and “god mother” to Anna.





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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,, American Seafoods and Brooks Sports.



When Core Values are Strategic, published by Tim Moore and authored by Rick TocquignySuccess Made to Last founders Tim Moore and Rick Tocquigny debut some of their 2021 interview questions.  Share these new questions at your next dinner party. They are that provocative.

Tim and Rick reference their 2012 book- When Core Values are Strategic. This seminal book provides the blueprint behind designing a corporate learning culture that increases stakeholder value.

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