Monthly Archives: June 2023

Do What You Want To Do, Not What You Have To Do

Michael Levin has been responsible for ghostwriting close to 1000 books.  He helps people bring their message to life to share with the world.  In this this podcast he shares his story and his leadership wisdom with us around how to focus on doing what you want to do and not what you have to do to create more positivity in your life.

Michael Levin is one of the most accomplished and experienced ghostwriters in the United States. Over a 30-year career, Michael has written, co-written, edited, ghosted, or published more than 900 books, of which 23 are national best sellers, two are New York Times best sellers, and three are Amazon number one bestselling business books.  His websites are and, for business fiction/business fables,

Michael appeared on the first episode of Season Three of ABC’s Shark Tank, has appeared on BBC worldwide TV and radio and Good Morning, America, has been quoted in Inc. Magazine, and in Bloomberg Business. He is most proud of having edited Zig Ziglar’s final book, Born To Win.

Show Up To Listen and Not Be Heard

Tricia Timm, lawyer, venture investor, author and speaker joins us to share her journey as a Latina in the corporate world and as an immigrant who has worked to find her own voice.  Her guidance is so impactful and can help all of us as leaders creating greater belonging in our own teams and organizations.
Learn more about Tricia, her speaking and her book at

Be The Change You Want to See

Simon Bray is a change agent and innovator who has worked with global brands to help them evolve.  He also just happens to be a part of the group that Jaime climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro with.  They discuss their passion around leadership and the change that leaders need to be prepared to lead as well as their lessons from the mountain and what they learned about themselves and the world around them.

Simon is an expert in leadership, culture and organizational development, who understands what it really takes to unlock innovation, collaboration and engagement. He has worked in over 20 countries and has lived in the UK, Brazil, the US, and Singapore.

Simon’s background is management consultancy. After gaining a degree in Psychology, he began his career with Accenture where he specialized in organization development and talent strategy, before moving to a boutique change management consultancy called 7days.

He was then with the innovation consultancy ?What If! from 2005 to 2014, leading teams in London, New York and São Paulo. He held multiple leadership roles while at ?What If!, including US Client Development Leader, Americas Transformation Practice Leader and Brazil Business Leader. He then spent 2 years as a Partner at The Rise Group, where his work focused on helping organizations define and activate their ideal culture, and 3 years as a Principal at Vega Factor where his work involved helping organizations use the science of total motivation to become higher performing.
What If! was acquired by Accenture in 2019, and in 2020 Simon returned to co-lead the? What If! Singapore office, manage the integration of ?What If! into Accenture in Asia, and set up Accenture’s Leadership & Culture practice in AAPAC.
He is now back in New York, helping grow Kates Kesler (another Accenture acquisition) by developing new organization designs and operating models for clients across the world.