The Thinker What Works Podcast features timely stories from young entrepreneurs, seasoned executives and industry leaders. Our focus is on listening for the things that these individuals see working in their spheres of influence. We then look for practical ways to make those things work for you. Produced weekly, What Works is fun, informative and can fit easily into a short break or your commute.

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Latest Episodes

2018

July

Selling to the world’s biggest buyer with Daniel Cugler (Jul 18)
Taking stock with the What Works Podcast crew (Jul 10)
Growing into leadership with Tom McNamara (Jul 3)

June

Team building with John Groh (Jun 26)
Seizing opportunity with Duntai Mathews (Jun 19)
Building a movement with Dr. Kat Williams (Jun 12)
Second effort with AnnDee Nimmer (Jun 5)

May

Learning from the ground up with Paul Sletten (May 29)
How personality can be your best marketing tool with Erica Smith (May 22)
How news is evolving with Christie Nicks (May 15)
Always innovating with Poopsie’s (May 8)
The data revolution with Deepak Rao (May 1)

April

Always finding a way with Alicia Neubauer (Apr 26)
Never being bored with Taunia May (Apr 17)
Finding new markets for good ideas with RydePass (Apr 11)
Identifying market demand with Dan Jarrett (Apr 3)

March

Becoming an expert in your business with Jacob Bradt (Mar 27)
Reputation management with Dennis Horton (Mar 20)
Constantly pivoting with Sam Balsley (Mar 13)
The art of entrepreneurship with Jazz Keyes (Mar 6)
What it takes to survive small business with Edward Caceras (Mar 1)

February

Using all your talents with Carrie Zethmayr (Feb 20)
Building a winning culture with Dan Appino (Feb 13)
Not letting no stop you with Emarc Malavolti (Feb 6)

January

Tax changes with Scot Dobbs (Jan 30)
Knowing when to pivot with Dapo Kolawole (Jan 23)
Always selling with Josh Patterson (Jan 16)
Quiet leadership with Dan Minnick (Jan 10)
The Thinker story with Sam Wyant and Aaron Johnson (Jan 2)

2017

December

Acting on inspiration with Dr. Trevor Gibbs (Dec 19)
The personal touch with J. R. Kortman (Dec 12)
Feeling the music with Steven Larson (Dec 6)

November

Executing quickly with Robert Ewald (Nov 28)
How family businesses can work with Melissa Pratt (Nov 22)
The great game of business with Bob Washatka (Nov 14)
The role of a lifetime with John Torrence (Nov 8)

October

Seeing the finish line with Emily Hurd (Oct 31)
The athletics of business with Ed Molitor (Oct 24)
Exit planning with Brian McIntyre (Oct 17)
Staying a step ahead with Lino’s (Oct 11)
Breaking into crowded marketplaces with Zach Enderle (Oct 3)

September

Winning back customers with Joshua Binning (Sep 27)
Finding funding with John Phelps (Sep 19)
Tackling a problem with passion with Kevin Ware (Sep 12)
Surviving Catastrophe with Stephanie Caltagerone (Sep 5)

August

Know your numbers with Paul Iverson (Aug 29)
The entrepreneurial journey with Michael Dermer (Aug 23)
Forward thinking with Sunil Puri (Aug 15)
Technology trends with Doug Campbell (Aug 8)
Why lighting matters with Josiah Sjostrom (Aug 1)

July

Future of Volunteering with Nicole Sdao (Jul 24)
International Education Systems with Nikki Jarvis (Jul 11)