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I love leadership, laughs (and yes) libations.  I also love learning.  Although I've been in leadership roles for over 30 years, I love talking to leaders that are in the trenches and learning what works, what doesn't and what I can do differently.

This podcast is for everyone out there that is working to lead better, get more done and leave a legacy.  Leading others is a deliberative act and we can always get better.

Pop yourself open a cold one, sit back and enjoy!

You can get more information on me at www.unconventionalleader.com.

Mar 18, 2019

“Nobody who ever gave his best regretted it.” –George S. Halas

I don't watch a lot of sports on Television.  Admittedly, it gives me less to talk about at the gym with the other guys but there's always our ailments (that's talk for people over 50).  Even so, I do love sports movies.  Perhaps I love them because I get the backstory on the team, the players, and how they all made it through the trials together to win.

That's why I love this week's guest, Mike Lombardi, as we talk about his book, Gridiron Genius...I get the backstory on what makes a championship team (and Mike knows about championships).  We talk about the value of hard work, how to bring the team together, and what separates the good from the great.

I know you'll get as much from Mike's experience as I did so ENJOY!

More on Mike...

MICHAEL LOMBARDI former General Manager and three-time Super Bowl-winning executive was most recently on the coaching staff for Bill Belichick in the New England Patriots' front office, after thirty years working for the San Francisco 49ers, the Oakland Raiders, and the Cleveland Browns.  He has a top-ten sports podcast, GM Street, is on the Bill Simmons's podcast network. Belichick once said of Lombardi: Mike’s one of the smartest people I know,” “He’s one of the smartest people I’ve ever worked with and was a huge asset to me for the two years that he was here. He studies football, and he knows it very well. I would say on probably all teams.”

Lombardi’s body of knowledge 35 years in the making. A former defensive lineman at Hofstra University, he has more than three decades of experience in professional football, as a coach, executive, and media analyst. His coaching and front office career have included jobs with the San Francisco 49ers, Oakland Raiders, Cleveland Browns (where he was the general manager and director of player personnel) and New England Patriots. His television experience, CBS Sports, Showtime and the NFL Network. Also, he has written extensively for numerous print and digital media platforms, including NFL.com, Sports Illustrated, and the National Football Post, the latter of which he founded and served as editor-in-chief for three years.

Get the book HERE!