Monday, 30 November 2020
Wilfred Reilly debunks taboos like hate crimes on Success Made to Last

Welcome to Success Made to Last…the podcast where listeners become their best version. Wilfred Reilly, one of the great authors of our day and observers of hate crime returns to our network.

Remember Colonel Jessup in “A Few Good Men” yelling…You can’t handle the truth! This show is devoted to debunking taboos that range from hate crimes, white privilege, to misunderstood bias and bigotry. You CAN handle the truth and it starts on this show.

Wilfred Reilly is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Kentucky State University. He holds a PhD in Political Science from Southern Illinois University and a law degree from the University of Illinois. Reilly‘s research focuses on empirical testing of political claims. His latest book is must read: “Taboo: 10 Facts You Can’t Talk About.’  His other books are equally stunning narratives about our country. “Hate Crime Hoax,” and “The $50,000,000 Question.”

Governor Huckabee shares his wit and wisdom on America’s bubba-ville.

Mike Huckabee presented by Edward JonesMike Huckabee, the former Arkansas Governor, presidential candidate, and longtime popular political commentator has teamed up with global faith-and-family television leader Trinity Broadcasting Networks (TBN) for a new weekly news and talk show exclusively on TBN. Mike shares his wit and wisdom about America’s bubbles versus bubba-ville.

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B.J. Thomas riffs about songwriting, performing and his friend Mac Davis.

B.J. Thomas on Success Made to Last Legends

B.J. (Billy Joe) Thomas is an American singer widely known for his hit songs of the 1960s and 1970s, which appeared on the pop, country, and Christian music charts, and included recordings of the Mark James song “Hooked on a Feeling” and the Burt Bacharach and Hal David song “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head”.  Enjoy B.J.’s special tribute to his pal, the late, great Mac Davis.

Laureen Ong, TV Cable pioneer riffs about leadership of Nat Geo and The Travel Channel

Laureen Ong on Success Made to Last CEO in 10Laureen Ong, is an extraordinary leader who broke the glass ceiling for women as the first female president of a major television network Nat Geo. Hear her lessons from merging this storied network with Fox. It’s the tale of mixing oil with water.

Next, Laureen led a broadcast enterprise in China, then took over the reins at The Travel Channel. Listen to her respect for the Scripps Network and their focus on core values that actually shapes programming. It’s the story of how culture leads actions.




John Osborn, CEO of OMD and formerly of BBDO, is our guest on CEO in 10 sharing insights on the future of the media industry.

John Osborn of OMD

Hear the touching stories from John Osborn’s influential mentors that helped him become a great leader. Listen to the advice that John gives to his 20 year old self. You may find it applicable to your own life helping you become your best version.

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?



Brad Moore, pioneer for Hallmark Entertainment, Hallmark Christmas 2020Learn about storytelling and branding from Legendary leader Brad Moore, pioneer at Hallmark Entertainment and former Folgers brand manager from P&G. Get the insider view on how Hallmark picks stories. This is a one of our most profound leaderships shows ever!


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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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 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

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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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Wilfred McClay author of Land of Hope.

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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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