Leverage Podcast

Learn from the best and discover how we can all live a better life, build a more fruitful business, and be more productive.

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Fellow entrepreneurs, thought leaders, and leading experts discuss everything from marketing secrets to new technologies to life as an entrepreneur.

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Each episode goes in-depth on a topic that will super charge your team. Improve your processes, control distraction, and make remote work actually work.

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Hosted by Nick Sonnenberg

Leverage’s Founder and CEO, Nick Sonnenberg, is the host of the Leverage Podcast. With a background in data science, high-frequency algorithmic trading and business efficiency consulting, Nick has an innovative mind and is obsessed with learning from the people around him.

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Predicting the Future of Work

What does the future of work hold? Will AI and robots take over? Is on-demand labor the future? These are all questions that Jeff Wald has been researching for years, and today he's on the Leverage Podcast to discuss his findings with Nick. Jeff shows us how we can use data and trends from the past to predict what the future of work will look like and how we can best prepare. For entrepreneurs, this knowledge will help you allocate resources in the right places and get set up for the 4th Industrial Revolution, or as Jeff calls it, the 1st Service Revolution.

The 8 Areas of Recontracting a High-Performing Team with Keith Ferrazzi

Keith Ferrazzi is back on the Leverage Podcast! In this episode, Keith covers the 8 Areas of Recontracting a High-Performing Team and methods for improving team culture, leading effectively, and creating an open and transparent workplace. Nick and Keith discuss how many executive teams aren't working nearly as effectively as they could be, and it's often because no one is comfortable saying what needs to be said.

Creating a Remote Culture with Sara Sutton

Creating a Remote Culture with Sara Sutton

Whether you need to hire remote employees for your business or find your next freelance gig, our guest today can help. Sara Sutton is the CEO of FlexJobs, one of the world's largest remote job websites. In today's episode, Nick and Sara discuss how to promote culture as a fully-remote company, why the COVID crisis is an opportunity to rethink many of our core systems, and some tips and tricks for remote hiring from the perspective of both the employer and employee.

Building Remote Hiring Systems with Maren Kate Donovan

When's the last time you took a look at your hiring system? Maren Kate Donovan is on the podcast this week to discuss hiring—specifically, how to create a system that allows you to discover and automatically sort through applicants to find highly-qualified candidates for your business. Nick and Maren discuss why most companies have outdated hiring systems, why hiring processes are like sales funnels, and the differences between hiring in-person and remote employees.

Chaos Is a Ladder, with Marvin Liao

Marvin Liao is an Angel Investor, Keynote Speaker, and Ex-Partner of 500 Startups, one of the world's largest business accelerators. In this episode (recorded in April 2020), Nick and Marvin discuss life as an investor during COVID, their predictions on how startups will be affected during and after the pandemic, and some tips on how to prepare for future recessions.

Process Street Co-Founder, Vinay Patankar

In this episode, Vinay Patankar, CEO and Co-Founder of Process Street, joins Nick to discuss Process Street’s recent Series A completion and their new partnership with Atlassian and Salesforce. You’ll learn the difference between static and dynamic knowledge and how to document your companies processes to action upon them.

Mentor to Millions, Kevin Harrington and Mark Timm

Kevin Harrington and Mark Timm join Nick to discuss their new book, Mentor to Millions. Putting all of his effort into his businesses, Mark realized that he had ignored his family life for decades. Mentor to Millions chronicles how Mark pivoted to a life where work and family can co-exist together. Mark and Kevin discuss the biggest lesson they’ve learned: combining the best of business, family, and personal life.

Is Data Threatening our Democracy?

Yael Eisenstat joins Nick to discuss how social media is affecting democracy and what it could mean for the upcoming elections.

Success in Scary Times

Dan Sullivan is on the Leverage Podcast! Dan is one of the most respected, well-liked, and sought-after entrepreneurial coaches on the planet. With his organization, Strategic Coach, he has coached more entrepreneurs than practically anyone else in the world. His brilliant and unique way of thinking has helped many entrepreneurs not only succeed in their businesses, but build their ideal lifestyles.

Jay Abraham, What to Do When Your Business Has Been Moved to Your Home

Jay and Nick will reveal why it's a great time to hire and reestablish roles and responsibilities within your company. They’ll also explain why it’s so critical to capture and document the processes and knowledge of your employees—especially now, when people are at home and at risk of getting sick.

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