1. Leadership Doesn't Have to be Soul Crushing with Adam Weber Ken Schmitt 0:41

Ever had a job that felt like it sucked the soul right outta you? We’ve got the one and only Adam Weber in the hot seat—Chief Evangelist of 15Five, and Co-Founder of Emplify. We’re talking Radical Clarity, soul-crushing jobs, and how to unlock your team’s full potential.  

We dive into the nitty-gritty of those soul-crushing jobs and how to break free from their grip. Adam’s experiences bring a unique perspective on finding fulfillment in your work life and fostering a positive, energized team culture. Our conversation about uncovering your team’s hidden superpowers will make you rethink team dynamics. Adam also breaks down what Radical Clarity really means and why it’s a game-changer in setting and achieving goals. 

Ready to discover the secrets of uncovering your team’s true capabilities? Join us for an eye-opening conversation filled with practical takeaways that blend professional wisdom with personal passion. 


About our guest:

Adam Weber is not just a corporate wizard but also an Author, Podcast Host, retired pastor, former musician, and aspiring comedian. Adam is the Chief Evangelist at 15Five, the performance management platform that drives business results.  

Adam also previously co-founded Emplify, an employee engagement measurement platform, and Bluebridge Digital, a mobile app platform. He sold the companies in 2020 and 2016 respectively. 

Additionally, he is the host of 15Five’s HR Superstars podcast, and the author of the Amazon best-selling book on leadership and culture, “Lead Like a Human”. In 2020, Adam was named to Business Insider’s list of Rising Stars in HR.

Ken Schmitt Podcaster, Author, and CEO

Ken Schmitt has been recruiting for 26 years. A San Diego native, he grew up in an entrepreneurial household with a father who was a Jack in the Box franchisee for 25 years and a mother who left the accounting world to become a real estate agent.

In 1998, Ken answered an ad in the newspaper for a recruiting job and never looked back. After spending 9 years working for a local boutique firm, a large regional firm, and one of the world’s largest Executive Search firms, Heidrick & Struggles, he launched TurningPoint Executive Search in 2007 and now employs 7 professionals in a 100% remote work environment.

In 2023, Ken published “The Practical Optimist: An Entrepreneurial Journey Through Life’s TurningPoints” through Advantage Publishing. He also launched a new podcast of the same name, highlighting everyday people who are making an extraordinary impact on their families, their business, and their community.