GREAT Leadership

with Jacob Morgan

A weekly show where Jacob has in-depth conversations with the world’s top business leaders, best-selling authors, and thinkers.

How the Founder of Panera Bread Outperformed Chipotle & Starbucks and Why He Killed His Original Business

Join me in today’s episode as we speak with Ron Shaich, the founder of Panera Bread, a bakery/cafe fast-chain restaurant with over 2,000 locations, 140,000 people, and a revenue of $5.795 billion dollars! Our discussion covers the value of empathy and direct interactions with your customers and team members. Understand why the balance between data and intuition in decision-making is so important…

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5 Questions You MUST Ask To Create Amazing Professional & Personal Relationships

Tune into today’s episode with Michael Bungay Stanier, a best-selling author known for his book “The Coaching Habit,” which has sold over 1.2 million copies. Michael has recently released a new book titled “How to Work with Almost Anyone.” Our discussion revolves around the dynamics of relationships, both personal and professional, and how to navigate them effectively. Listen in as he introduces the concept of the “best possible relationship” and the attributes that define it in the workplace!.

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Leadership Is More Like Stepping Out On A Soccer Field, Than A Game Of Chess— Learn Why Mental Strength Matters & How To Develop It

In this episode, psychotherapist and best-selling author Amy Morin unpacks the principles of mental strength in leadership. Drawing from her acclaimed book, she offers guidance on emotional regulation, authentic communication, and the power of vulnerability. Leaders will learn practical strategies to cultivate resilience, navigate challenges, and lead with empathy and self-awareness.

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