High Performance Happiness

High Performance Happiness

Join host Brian Sharp as he interviews business leaders, entrepreneurs and industry experts to uncover proven strategies to help build better companies and live better lives. From beating burnout and making big decisions to managing stress and scaling successfully, you'll hear practical advice from those in the trenches tackling these tough topics every day just like you. There is a path to balance happiness and high performance in business - we hope you will join us as we explore it here and get better, together.

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February 7, 2021 57 min

Author, trainer and Certified Life Coach Jenifer Novak Landers has built a successful business helping people create breakthroughs to find the best versions of themselves over the past 15+ years. From artists to executives, she guides her clients through the deep and often challenging work of self-discovery. 

In this engaging interview, Jenifer walks me through her process of challenging the ideas, assumptions and self-talk that...

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This week’s interview is with productivity expert, Matthew Gaddy. As a fellow time management nerd, I anticipated (and looked forward to) getting into the weeds on all things productivity - but there was so much more. 

Packed with tons of great tips this conversation also takes some unexpected twists that challenged how I thought about my time. As a husband, dad and entrepreneur, Matthew shares keen insight into common traps we all ...

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Nisha Anand (CEO of Dream Corps) burst onto the public scene with her 2020 TEDTalk “The Radical Act of Choosing Common Ground” which now has more than 1 Million views in over 5 languages. Her unique, powerful, and quite timely take on solving some of the world’s biggest problems has shed a spotlight on the way she has lived, led and worked all her life.

In this powerful interview, we shift that spotlight to behind the scenes for an ...

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What does someone do that is in the top 1% of their profession, has successfully built and sold a company (and helped many others do the same), and committed to significant philanthropic work? They ask for help. And that’s exactly what I get to talk with my good friend Sean Boyd about in this episode.

This conversation is special because this guy is special to me. I get to flip the script and pull back the curtain on someone that I’...

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Rachelle Wiggins has been a successful entrepreneur for 14 years, a wife of 10 years and is a mother of 3 - doing it all under pressure in a pressure-packed industry with style and grace. What’s more impressive is how she has navigated COVID which added even more pressure, roles and responsibility while managing a business cut by 90%.

This authentic and inspiring conversation gets to the heart of what so many are dealing with, but s...

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Would you be willing to turn in a successful 16 year corporate career to start a new business, new non-profit and become a professional bodybuilder- in the same year (2020) - in your 40s? Well, that's exactly what Crystal Harris did! 

Her inspiring ‘leap of faith story’ is just the beginning of what you’ll take away from this amazing conversation. She shares insights into how she structures her schedule, life and mindset to main...

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Wonder how a global executive leader, elite triathlete and LinkedIn influencer optimizes his life for High Performance Happiness? Well, that’s exactly what we get to find out in this conversation with Sean Smith. I’ve been a fan of his content for some time now, but had a chance recently to meet him and found he was the real deal and perfect for our podcast - a truly humble high performer.

We cover everything from balancing perfecti...

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I’m often asked about how or where I find my mentors/coaches and in this episode I get to share one that also happens to be a friend of mine for more than 25 years - Jeb Burns. He’s a certified Human Potential Coach, Athletic Trainer, and Strength and Conditioning Specialist with a Master’s in Kinesiology and Athletic Training. Simply put, when it comes to high performance - he knows his stuff and has taught me a lot.

In this conver...

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In this episode I sit down with speaker, author and confidence coach Erin Summ to discuss how confidence plays a role in both our performance and happiness. Her background in psychology and as a certified Confidence Coach provides unique insight into the way we think about ourselves and the impact that has on our ability to overcome challenges and achieve our biggest goals.

From net worth to self worth, we dig into the “why” behind ...

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In this episode I get the chance to speak with Diane Wismer- COO and Co-Founder of Sparck, an employee recognition software start-up. Taking advantage of both her experience and expertise, we talk about high performance happiness from the perspective of today’s leaders as well as the perspective of a wife/mom/startup exec.

She shares some insightful approaches to managing stress, working from home and helping others do the same more...

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In this episode we jump right into the deep end with Janice Burt -  a multi-talented author, actor, speaker, entrepreneur, Spanish translator and mom. This was an amazingly honest, refreshing and insightful conversation about getting uncomfortable so we can grow. From facing fears and failure to finding balance and deeper meaning along a path of self discovery, we get into the good stuff about feeling good. 

If you’ve been thinking ...

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In this episode I interview my good friend, CJ Alvarado - Founder and CEO of Bamboo Creative, a leading brand design and strategy agency.

CJ is more than a successful entrepreneur, he’s a thought leader I turn to when it comes to mindset, problem solving and critical thinking. During our conversation we get into the good stuff. This wide-ranging and honest talk covers not just some very tactical ideas but some very personal insights...

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In this episode I had the opportunity to interview Darren Virassammy, author, speaker and COO of 34 Strong, Inc.- a national consulting firm that helps companies and government agencies create "a great place to work". 

During our conversation we talk a lot about the challenges facing businesses and their teams as we transition to a more "permanent" work from home environment and how we can do a better job keeping our...

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I'm not sure there's a better way to kick off our very first episode than with Alejandro Reyes. Alejandro is a life-long entrepreneur, owner of Digital Napkin - a national marketing agency, and one of my favorite humans.

In this episode we dive into how he manages to balance growing companies (including helping lead a startup from $0-$100M in 2 years) to putting his family first. You'll get insight into how he prioritize...

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First and foremost, thanks so much for checking out the podcast. I wanted to take a few minutes to share a bit about the inspiration behind it and some of the information that I hope to share in the upcoming episodes including:

  • Why did I start this podcast?
  • What is it all about?
  • Who is this podcast for?
  • What will we cover?
  • How can it help?
  • I'm excited to share my journey with you as we uncover how leading entrepreneurs, business lead...

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