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The Reboot Podcast


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The Reboot podcast showcases the heart and soul, the wins and losses, the ups and downs of startup leadership. On the show, Entrepreneurs, CEOs, and Startup Leaders discuss with Jerry Colonna the emotional and psychological challenges they face daily...Show More
#103 - What Kind of Company Do You Want to Work For? - with Chris Savage & Brendan Schwartz

59:01 | Apr 27th

Wistia co-founders Chris Savage and Brendan Schwartz share with Jerry Colonna how listening to their instincts led them to flip the script, throw out the startup handbook, and take back ownership of their video-software company. Jerry, Brendan, and C...Show More
#65 What You Choose to Become - with Jerry Colonna & Derek Flanzraich

53:09 | Jul 24th, 2017

Derek Flanzraich, CEO of one of the fastest growing health and wellness sites, Greatist, joined Jerry for our very first podcast episode in 2014 to share the story of his personal journey over the last 10 months. His journey of introspection started ...Show More
#109 - With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility - with Dan Harris & Jerry Colonna

1:19:54 | Jul 25th

Jerry Colonna and Dan Harris explore the importance of radical self-inquiry in leadership and life. Jerry conveys the ways in which the sub-routines of our youth influence the way we show up, meet, and communicate with those around us, and how steppi...Show More
#108 - Leading Shoulder to Shoulder - with Sara Hicks & Mathias Meyer

1:00:10 | Jul 12th

For Sara Hicks, CEO and Co-founder of Reaction Commerce, and recently appointed CTO Mathias Meyer, finding congruence via communication is paramount. On this episode of the Reboot Podcast, Sara and Mathias turn to Jerry Colonna for support in establi...Show More
#107 - Reboot: Leadership & the Art of Growing Up - with Jerry Colonna

30:47 | Jun 18th

For this special episode, we’re celebrating the release of podcast host and Reboot Co-founder Jerry Colonna’s new book, Reboot: Leadership and the Art of Growing Up ( www.rebootbyjerry.com ).
#106 - Chasing Purpose - with Jeff Orlowski & Jerry Colonna

1:05:29 | Jun 6th

Jerry is joined by cinematographer and filmmaker Jeff Orlowski, best known for his critically acclaimed documentary films - Chasing Coral & Chasing Ice. Jeff discusses the parallels of filmmaking and serial entrepreneurship, reflecting on how his new...Show More
#105 - Reboot Your Definition of Success - with Alex Rethore & Jerry Colonna

51:32 | May 23rd

A self-described planner, Alex Rethore, startup executive and founder of The Brecken Group, a consultancy that supports teams scale by driving revenue and improving operational effectiveness, comes to Jerry bridled with anxiety, yearning for clarity ...Show More
#104 - The Next Chapter - with David Ryan & Jerry Colonna

57:10 | May 10th

David Ryan, former Managing Director and Co-founder of Corilla, a collaborative content tool for software teams, reflects on his decision to shut down his organization and the period of transition it has heralded forward. David expresses gratitude fo...Show More
#102 – To Actually Live Your Life – with Khe Hy & Jerry Colonna

1:02:38 | Apr 4th

Jerry Colonna welcomes back Khe Hy, founder of Rad Reads, to explore new questions surrounding purpose, meaning, and making an impact on the world.
#101 – A More Powerful Way of Working – with Patty McCord & Jerry Colonna

52:43 | Mar 21st

Radical honesty - an open and authentic contribution, which lacks the intention of causing unnecessary pain and suffering, but serves to provide a mirror in which we can clearly reflect on the aspects of ourselves to which we are blind. On this episo...Show More
#100 – Be Still – with Shanley Knox & Jerry Colonna

44:20 | Mar 7th

For many of us experiencing periods of transition, our tendency might be to push through the unknowing of the “here and now” to focus solely on the “what’s next?” Yet, staying present serves us the most. While bobbing like a cork on the sea of life c...Show More
#99 – Thriving Versus Surviving – with David McQueen & Jerry Colonna

51:48 | Feb 21st

Here at Reboot we believe that the toughest conversations (with ourselves and others) are often the best catalyst for building bridges of understanding. When we refuse to allow ourselves to be stunted by fear and bravely open to perspectives beyond o...Show More
#98 – Effective Communication for a Growing Team – with Erin Frey & Ti Zhao

53:54 | Feb 12th

Erin Frey and Ti Zhao, are the co-founders of Kip - an app which aids in locating a quality therapist and helps you measure your progress. In this episode, they sit down with Jerry to talk about the issues they run into and the importance of effectiv...Show More
#97 An Act of Grace - with Grace Belangia & Jerry Colonna

56:01 | Jan 24th

For many leaders, particularly entrepreneurs striving to build a vision, the experience of rejection hits close to home; oftentimes, it can feel as though there’s been a dismissal of our very soul. When faced with the fallout of rejection our initial...Show More
#96 The Dharma of Inclusivity - with Konda Mason & Jerry Colonna

52:43 | Jan 10th

There is real suffering out there, suffering that is causing violence. What are some of the causes of the suffering and how might we address those? It's a true honor to welcome entrepreneur, creator, and educator Konda Mason to the podcast for an imp...Show More
#95 Who We’re Meant to Be - with Joe Wilding & Jerry Colonna

1:03:40 | Dec 4th, 2018

On this episode of the Reboot Podcast we welcome Joe Wilding, the co-founder and CTO of Boom Supersonic, a Colorado based company focused on reviving supersonic air travel. Although Joe has experienced successes and various advancements throughout hi...Show More
#94 When Is Enough, Enough for Me? - with Steven Kane & Jerry Colonna

43:32 | Nov 8th, 2018

For leaders in the modern world, dodging the constant bombardment of projected successes that others display across various media outlets can be exhausting.  Comparing ourselves to others can lead to an overwhelming sense of inadequacy, which often r...Show More
#93 Standing in the Gap - with Amy Nelson & Jerry Colonna

59:07 | Oct 26th, 2018

Although the challenges women leaders face today have been well documented and highly publicized and most of us recognize that women are often forced to tackle unique and disproportionate challenges from their male counterparts, it can be hard to ful...Show More
#92 The Love That Heals: Welcoming in Our Shadow - with James Hollis & Jerry Colonna

43:19 | Oct 5th, 2018

Exploring one’s shadow is no easy undertaking. The idea of getting to know what Jung referred to as, “That which I do not wish to be” is rarely considered an exciting prospect. Yet we implore all leaders to be courageous and get to know and learn to ...Show More
#91 Do I Even Have A Superpower? - with Kent Cavender-Bares & Jerry Colonna

40:59 | Sep 20th, 2018

Have you ever asked yourself the question: I wonder if we’d be better off with someone else in my role? In this podcast, a listener, Kent Cavender-Bares from Rowbot comes to Jerry with a question a similar question about his superpower: “What if my d...Show More
#90 The Fear of Being You - with Leonie Akhidenor & Jerry Colonna

57:14 | Sep 6th, 2018

As many leaders can attest, the harshest critics we face often come from within. Even when we feel confident in our work and our abilities, it’s not unusual for thoughts such as, “Am I doing enough?” to arise. Once our inner critic emerges, questions...Show More
#89 Everything Is Waiting for You - with Al Doan & Jerry Colonna

41:29 | Aug 16th, 2018

Al Doan, former CEO of Missouri Quilt Company, speaks with Jerry Colonna about a journey that ultimately led him to walk through the fear and challenge of stepping down as CEO, to create the space for the life of his dreams to emerge. Links Missouri ...Show More
#88 The Work of Your Life - with Khe Hy & Jerry Colonna

57:29 | Aug 2nd, 2018

Khe Hy spent 14 years in Financial Services and was successful by all signs, but his work and life felt ‘meh.’ Something felt disconnected from him as he suited up in the morning and turned off the finance switch in the evening. He opted for a life o...Show More
#87 The Adventure You Expected - with Michelle Haunold Lorenz & Jerry Colonna

50:00 | Jul 12th, 2018

Reverend Michelle Haunold Lorenz has dedicated the past 18 years of her life to her company, Gearhead, a magazine and record label that showcases the best of punk and hotrod culture. In her time spent as founder and CEO, Michelle has experienced firs...Show More
#86 How Have You Lived Your Life? - with Parker Palmer & Jerry Colonna

1:01:45 | Jun 30th, 2018

In this episode, Jerry is joined by speaker, activist, and friend of the Reboot Podcast, Parker J. Palmer, author of "On the Brink of Everything: Grace, Gravity, and Getting Old". Over the course of their conversation, Jerry and Parker contemplate th...Show More
#85 Leading and Living with Integrity - with Shelly Francis & Jerry Colonna

42:25 | Jun 14th, 2018

Courage takes many forms, but how do we inject courage into our lives, our relationships, and how we build and tackle problems in our businesses? On this episode of the Reboot Podcast, Jerry is joined by Shelly Francis, Marketing and Communications D...Show More
#84 Building Resilient, Humane Organizations - with Nathalie McGrath & Jerry Colonna

47:37 | May 31st, 2018

Nathalie McGrath joins Jerry Colonna to discuss battles with imposter syndrome, the challenge she faces in combating the creeping feelings of burnout, and how she as VP of People can help support and sustain the members of the Coinbase team who might...Show More
#83 How You Walk Through the World - with Seth Godin & Jerry Colonna

1:00:09 | May 17th, 2018

Seth Godin joins Jerry Colonna to discuss the times we find ourselves in a quit it or stick with it moment where we must determine how we want to walk through this world.
#82 Compassion and Resiliency - with Roshi Joan Halifax & Jerry Colonna

50:50 | Apr 27th, 2018

Roshi Joan Halifax, author of "Standing at the Edge: Finding Freedom Where Fear and Courage Meet", works with Jerry to unravel the power of edge states.
#81 The Identities That Rule Us - with Semil Shah & Jerry Colonna

50:16 | Apr 9th, 2018

If your closest colleagues were asked to describe the way in which you conducted yourself in your professional career, what might you hope to hear? For Semil Shah, the adjectives he strives for are: dependable, consistent, and reliable. As the founde...Show More
#80 Navigating Children and Career - with Melissa Pasquale & Jerry Colonna

59:09 | Mar 22nd, 2018

In a modern working world which often venerates the ‘grind,’ - long hours and dogged work-ethic - as the dominating model for focused career development, where does that leave room for building families and raising children? In today’s episode, Jerry...Show More
#79 The Space Between Stimulus and Response - with Nicole Glaros & Jerry Colonna

57:11 | Mar 7th, 2018

“Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.” — Author Unknown In a culture driven by a series of actions and reactions, how much consideration do...Show More
#78 When Did You Start to Listen to Your Heart? - with Brad Feld & Jerry Colonna

1:08:55 | Feb 22nd, 2018

If you’re an avid listener of the Reboot Podcast then you are well acquainted with podcast host and Reboot CEO, Jerry Colonna. You might know that he has the particular gift of making founders cry, and that he possesses the ability to drive authentic...Show More
#77 Knowing You’re Not Alone: The Magic of Peer Groups - with Jerry Colonna

47:34 | Feb 7th, 2018

What is it like to be part of a group of peers, who meet regularly, to discuss your most vulnerable challenges that may or may not be related to your business? What does that interaction do for you and your leadership? How does that affect your organ...Show More
#76 A More Powerful Way of Working - with Patty McCord & Jerry Colonna

51:53 | Jan 25th, 2018

Radical honesty - an open and authentic contribution, which lacks the intention of causing unnecessary pain and suffering, but serves to provide a mirror in which we can clearly reflect on the aspects of ourselves to which we are blind. On this episo...Show More
#75 A Pattern of Habits - with Judson Brewer & Jerry Colonna

1:06:33 | Jan 10th, 2018

Judson Brewer, Director of Research at the University of Massachusetts Medical School Center for Mindfulness, is a revolutionary thought leader in the field of habit change and the “science of self-mastery.” In this discussion, Judson and Jerry ponde...Show More
#74 How Human Can We Be as Leaders? - with Tarikh Korula & Jerry Colonna

56:26 | Dec 21st, 2017

As leaders, what might happen if we attempted to lead from a place of honesty, equanimity, and compassion? Might we transform our organizations and workplaces into safe oases where our fullest selves emerge, allowing ourselves to step into purpose an...Show More
#73 Chasing Purpose - with Jeff Orlowski & Jerry Colonna

1:04:00 | Dec 14th, 2017

On this episode of the Reboot Podcast, Jerry is joined by cinematographer and filmmaker Jeff Orlowski, best known for his critically acclaimed documentary films - Chasing Coral & Chasing Ice. The Emmy Award-winning filmmaker recently received the Uni...Show More
#72 Heeding Life’s Speed Bumps - with Matt Tara & Jerry Colonna

54:28 | Nov 30th, 2017

Matt Tara is the CEO of an e-commerce fashion company that failed, but is still very much alive in his head. As a former venture capitalist in private equity, Matt thought he’d be swift to success as an entrepreneur. When the road turned rocky, Matt ...Show More
#71 Patience and Persistence - with Bobby Brannigan & Jerry Colonna

57:49 | Nov 1st, 2017

Bobby Brannigan, CEO of Mercato, has built his second company into a steadily growing business in a hard market with narrow margins. While the company is growing strong, he longs for the excitement of his first startup - which he remembers as a thril...Show More
#70 The Inner-Workings of a Good Board - with Brad Feld & Fred Wilson

1:01:49 | Oct 19th, 2017

How can you expect to serve others, whether it be customers, portfolio companies, or your organization if your own house is not in order? In this episode that we originally ran last summer, we welcome Brad Feld and Fred Wilson back to the Reboot Podc...Show More
#69 Effective Communication for a Growing Team - with Erin Frey & Ti Zhao

53:34 | Oct 6th, 2017

Erin Frey and Ti Zhao are the co-founders of Kip - an app which aids in locating a quality therapist and helps you measure your progress. In this episode they sit down with Jerry to talk about what makes them tick and how they work together as leader...Show More
#68 Your Second Act - with Jason Jacobs & Jerry Colonna

49:07 | Sep 21st, 2017

Jason Jacobs, former founder of Runkeeper, pursued being an entrepreneur with passion and maniacal focus. After starting Runkeeper at age 30, he now finds himself on the other side at 41 post-acquisition, finally reflecting back on the last decade of...Show More
#67 The Energy of Our Emotions - with Dan Harris & Ben Rubin

1:06:21 | Aug 29th, 2017

Ben Rubin and Dan Harris have found themselves as unlikely cofounders in 10% Happier, which came together when Ben’s company, Change Collective, underwent a successful pivot into a new focus, a new name, and a new co-founder. At the time, Ben stared ...Show More
#66 What Are You Made Of? - with Jerry Colonna & Adeesh Agarwal

1:02:27 | Aug 17th, 2017

Adeesh Agarwal is an architect who has worked in real estate, med-tech, and had started and managed his own design firm, which recently closed it’s doors. He finds himself soul searching at 40 years old looking back at the choices he’s made to have a...Show More
#64 Whole Humans Make Better Leaders - with Nancy Lublin & Jerry Colonna

49:36 | Jul 13th, 2017

Nancy Lublin, CEO of Crisis Text Line, a non-profit that provides free 24/7 support at your fingertips, is a successful serial social entrepreneur. Previously at Dress for Success and Do Something, her journey as a CEO has been one towards a more aut...Show More
#63 Remember Who You Are - with Adi Mashiach & Jerry Colonna

44:46 | Jun 22nd, 2017

Throughout his life Adi Mashiach has been a brilliant student, a successful doctor, and has experienced two successful company exits. Along with his wife Mirella, Adi has stepped into the world of VC with the creation of Mesia Ventures. Having just m...Show More
#62 Letting Go of Perfection - with Sharon Salzberg & Jerry Colonna

44:40 | Jun 6th, 2017

In an entrepreneurial world where being a billionaire is a yardstick for self-worth, and unattainable goals can give us a false sense of responsibility, control and drive, what is the collateral damage to ourselves? As we chase a sense of perfectioni...Show More
#61 The Seasons of Our Lives - with Sally Spencer & Jerry Colonna

1:02:25 | May 25th, 2017

Sally Spencer-Thomas is a psychologist who found herself in a moment in which she was not prepared when her brother died of suicide. After that significant event in her life, Sally poured much of her life into engaging leaders and finding bold, gap-f...Show More
#60 The Work of Your Life - with Khe Hy & Jerry Colonna

55:23 | May 4th, 2017

Khe Hy spent 14 years in Financial Services and was successful by all signs, but his work and life felt ‘meh.’ Something felt disconnected from him as he suited up in the morning and turned off the finance switch in the evening. He opted for a life o...Show More
#59 Everything is Waiting for You - with Al Doan and Jerry Colonna

39:32 | Apr 20th, 2017

Al Doan led his family’s fledgling small town quilting shop to a leading online retailer with over 450 employees in just a few short years. To the outside world, this rapid growth established Al has a wildly successful and admired leader, but behind ...Show More
#58 The Joy of Surrender - with Simon Cant and Jerry Colonna

42:19 | Apr 6th, 2017

Simon Cant’s path to becoming a VC has been a windy road. Building on a career that includes stints as a lawyer, founder, consultant, director of a non-profit and advisor, he is now an LP in Reinventure, an Australian fintech fund. Alongside his mean...Show More
#57 There’s Just Us - with Bijan Sabet and Jerry Colonna

39:05 | Mar 23rd, 2017

“If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.” - Mother Teresa For Bijan Sabet- an investor, US citizen by birth and descendant of Korean and Iranian immigrants- the January 27th Trump administration issue of an ...Show More
#56 Participate in Your Own Rescue - with John Guydon & Jerry Colonna

46:24 | Mar 9th, 2017

But little by little, as you left their voices behind, the stars began to burn through the sheets of clouds, and there was a new voice which you slowly recognized as your own, that kept you company as you strode deeper and deeper into the world, dete...Show More
#55 Fierce Compassion - with Roshi Joan Halifax & Jerry Colonna

46:50 | Feb 16th, 2017

"To pay attention, this is our endless and proper work." - Mary Oliver In this episode Jerry Colonna is joined by Roshi Joan Halifax, a Buddhist teacher, Zen teacher and anthropologist. Jerry first met Roshi Joan a few years ago when she was presenti...Show More
#54 Hearts Broken Open - with Matt Munson & Jerry Colonna

50:19 | Jan 26th, 2017

A disciple asks the rebbe: “Why does Torah tell us to ‘place these words upon your hearts’? Why does it not tell us to place these holy words in our hearts?” The rebbe answers: “It is because as we are, our hearts are closed, and we cannot place the ...Show More
#53 Transform Your Hustle - with Catherine Hoke & Brad Feld

1:04:33 | Jan 19th, 2017

Almost all successful entrepreneurs will fail - if not fail, fail, fail, and fail again - on their path to success. Every human being made choices in their lives which they regret, are embarrassed of and have caused them deep shame. What would your l...Show More
#52 Feast on Your Life - with Rob Symington & Jerry Colonna

52:39 | Dec 15th, 2016

“If we hope to go anywhere or develop ourselves in any way, we can only step from where we are standing. If we don't really know where we are standing... We may only go in circles...” ― John Kabat-Zinn The Reboot podcast was started because we believ...Show More
#51 The Love that Heals: Welcoming in Our Shadow - with Jerry Colonna & James Hollis

44:31 | Nov 23rd, 2016

“One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious. The latter procedure, however, is disagreeable and therefore not popular.” - C.G. Jung Exploring one’s shadow is no easy undertaking. The idea of ge...Show More
#50 A True Place of Belonging - with Virginia Bauman & Iris Bainum-Houle

49:00 | Nov 2nd, 2016

This is the bright home in which I live, this is where I ask my friends to come, this is where I want to love all the things it has taken me so long to learn to love. - David Whyte, from "The House of Belonging" Virginia Bauman and Iris Bainum-Houle ...Show More
Reboot Extras #3: Blind Spots - Reboot on the Startup Podcast

36:56 | Oct 20th, 2016

Are you courageous enough to look in your blind spots? Alex Blumberg is at a crossroads. His company, Gimlet Media, is producing some of the most successful, interesting podcasts out there with household names such as Reply All, Heavyweight and Start...Show More
Reboot Extras #4: 360 Reviews with Fred Wilson & Jerry Colonna

15:27 | Oct 20th, 2016

360 reviews are a tool that can help leaders make course corrections, supporting both individual growth and the growth of the company. They are an opportunity to hear specifically through the voices of their colleagues how their behavior is making an...Show More
#49 The Tragic Gap - with Tarikh Korula & Jerry Colonna

42:33 | Oct 7th, 2016

“I want to think again of dangerous and noble things. I want to be light and frolicsome. I want to be improbable beautiful and afraid of nothing, as though I had wings.” ― Mary Oliver, Owls and Other Fantasies: Poems and Essays Startups are founded w...Show More
#48 When Are You Really an Entrepreneur? - with Sarah Weiler & Jerry Colonna

53:53 | Sep 23rd, 2016

“Development involves giving up a smaller story in order to wake up to a larger story.” - Jean Houston When is the moment at which you become an entrepreneur? Is there a definitive moment or action that makes it official? Sarah Weiler followed her pa...Show More
#47 Embracing Both Sides of Yourself - with Amir Salihefendic & Jerry Colonna

42:01 | Sep 5th, 2016

“I am not what has happened to me, I am what I choose to become.” - Carl Jung Amir Salihefendic, the founder and CEO of Doist, is the creator of the powerful and popular productivity tool, Todoist (which is awesome). He comes to Jerry feeling torn be...Show More
Reboot Extras #2: Co-Founder Conflict with Dan Putt & Jay Acunzo (Traction Series)

20:24 | Aug 30th, 2016

A few weeks ago, we released our first Reboot Extras in collaboration with NextView Venture’s Traction Podcast. Today we’re happy to bring you part 2 of that conversation. In today’s Reboot Extras, NextView’s Jay Acunzo really takes on the role of a ...Show More
#46 Hitting a Wall - with Semil Shah & Jerry Colonna

34:35 | Aug 22nd, 2016

“Most of us have two lives. The life we live, and the unlived life within us. Between the two stands Resistance.” ― Steven Pressfield "The War of Art" Semil Shah has done remarkably well as a one-man shop, but he is wrestling with the challenges of g...Show More
Reboot Extras #1: Unspoken Cofounder Issues with Dan Putt & Jay Acunzo (NextView Series)

14:53 | Aug 2nd, 2016

This is our first Reboot Extra bringing you more Reboot content, ideas, and stories from more Reboot Voices. What happens when you and your co-founder experience conflict or strife but don't address it up front? When something festers and is ready to...Show More
#45 What's Love Got to Do with It? - with Brad Feld & Fred Wilson

1:00:36 | Aug 1st, 2016

"Wisdom, then, is a deeper way of knowing. Wisdom is the art of living in rhythm with your soul, your life, and the divine. Wisdom is the way that you learn to decipher the unknown; and the unknown is our closest companion. So wisdom is the art of be...Show More
#44 We Are Designed to Fail - with Nick Russell & Jerry Colonna

51:29 | Jul 5th, 2016

"Our capacity to fail is essential to what we are." Costica Bradatan http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/12/15/in-praise-of-failure/ Startups fail. We hear it all the time. Failure is good. We hear that all the time too. But we rarely hear abou...Show More
#43 Dharma of Inclusivity - with Konda Mason & Jerry Colonna

52:05 | Jun 21st, 2016

There is real suffering out there, suffering that is causing violence. What are some of the causes of the suffering and how might we address those? It's a true honor to welcome entrepreneur, creator, and educator Konda Mason to the podcast for an imp...Show More
#42 Building Relational Trust - with Parker Palmer & Jerry Colonna

53:50 | Jun 7th, 2016

Parker Palmer is a man whose teachings mean so much to us and our work at Reboot, so it's wonderful to welcome him back to the podcast for a new conversation with Jerry. Jerry invited Parker back to explore some important questions: - What is the rol...Show More
#41 Are You Afraid of Your Own Power? - with John Guydon & Jerry Colonna

53:24 | May 27th, 2016

"As we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give others permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.” - Marianne Williamson "A Return to Love: Reflections on the Principles of a C...Show More
#40 Beyond Blame - with Dave Zwieback & Jerry Colonna

45:02 | May 14th, 2016

“The way to start would be, first, when we feel the tendency to blame, to try to get in touch with what it feels like to be holding on to ourselves so tightly. What does it feel like to blame? How does it feel to reject? What does it feel like to hat...Show More
#39 It’s Time for New Choices - with Mary Lemmer & Jerry Colonna

49:48 | Apr 25th, 2016

You do not have to be a fire for every mountain blocking you. you could be a water and soft river your way to freedom too. - options by Nayyirah Waheed Mary Lemmer shares the emotional story of seemingly everything working against her in last 18 mont...Show More
#38 Plant the Seed to Your Life - with Congressman Tim Ryan & Jerry Colonna

47:44 | Apr 11th, 2016

“Hurrying and delaying are alike ways of trying to resist the present.” - Alan Watts What’s the conversation you are having with yourself right now? Maybe you’re thinking about an email you wrote earlier, or need to write later. Maybe you’re thinking...Show More
#37 Are You a Servant Leader? - with Patrick Campbell and Jerry Colonna

52:29 | Mar 29th, 2016

"A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves." ­ - Lao Tzu For leaders the temptation to tell, fix, and even do is so strong. “I know the way,” or “I have the answer...Show More
#36 The Quest - with Jim Marsden, Jade Sherer, & Jerry Colonna

42:07 | Mar 21st, 2016

Do you love yourself enough to listen with the ears of your heart to the other voices of yourself speaking? - Beno Kennedy In today’s special episode Jerry Colonna, Jim Marsden, and Jade Sherer talk about the power and opportunity of time on the land...Show More
#35 Everything is Workable - with Richard Hughes-Jones and Jerry Colonna

44:30 | Mar 15th, 2016

“By cultivating skillful attitudes of mind, we will respond to more and more of life with awareness and wisdom. With steady awareness of the way things are, the perseverance to stay with that awareness, and the willingness to learn from it, we maximi...Show More
#34 Self-Actualization is Limitless - with Henry May and Jerry Colonna

43:40 | Feb 29th, 2016

“Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakens.” – Carl Jung. "Work is difficulty and drama, a high-stakes game in which our identity, our self-esteem, and our ability t...Show More
#33 Do I Even Have a Superpower? - with Kent Cavender-Bares and Jerry Colonna

40:59 | Feb 16th, 2016

"Never let the odds keep you from doing what you know in your heart you were meant to do.” - H. Jackson Brown, Jr. Have you ever asked yourself the question: I wonder if we'd be better off with someone else in my role? In this podcast, a listener, Ke...Show More
#32 Invest in Being Yourself - with Bryce Roberts and Chris Marks

53:18 | Feb 1st, 2016

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” - Oscar Wilde VC’s Bryce Roberts of OATV and Indie.vc, and Chris Marks of Blue Note Ventures both found the standard issue of the VC world was not a fit for them. They both sought out to set a new path, ...Show More
#31 Why Being Real Matters - with Evgeny Shadchnev and Jerry Colonna

59:09 | Jan 18th, 2016

“Authenticity is the alignment of head, mouth, heart, and feet - thinking, saying, feeling, and doing the same thing - consistently. This builds trust, and followers love leaders they can trust.” - Lance Secretan So many entrepreneurs seek to model t...Show More
#30 Who Do You Turn To? - with Yancey Strickler and Ian Hogarth

47:00 | Jan 2nd, 2016

“Watch carefully the magic that occurs when you give a person just enough comfort to be themselves.” – Atticus Finch There’s a saying: Behind every great man is a great woman. I would add: behind every great entrepreneur is a great friend. The entrep...Show More
#29 Who’s in Your Corner? - with Carrie Barry and Jerry Colonna

51:37 | Dec 16th, 2015

“Life doesn't run away from nobody. Life runs at people.” - Joe Frazier Carrie Barry has had great challenges to overcome, including real struggles at home that forced her to leave at the age of 12 and strike out on her own. She’s proven resilient, s...Show More
#28 Reclaiming the Shadow - with Tracy Lawrence and Jerry Colonna

57:13 | Nov 29th, 2015

The shadow is everything about ourselves that we do not know or refuse to know, both dark and light. It is the sum total of the positive and negative traits, feelings, beliefs, and potentials we refuse to identify as our own. The shadow is that part ...Show More
#27 From Caring Comes Courage - with Zoe Weintraub and Jerry Colonna

41:05 | Nov 8th, 2015

Full notes at Reboot.io/podcast "From caring comes courage." -Lao Tzu It’s wonderful to have the support of so many, to have so many who believe in you. But there is another side to it: the weight and fear of disappointing them. Zoe Weintraub is foun...Show More
#26 Finding Your Business Soulmate - with The Grommet Co-founders

1:02:46 | Oct 24th, 2015

Full notes at Reboot.io/podcast “...the greatest gift of relationship proves to be that as the result of encountering each other, we are obliged to grow larger than we had planned.” - James Hollis Two co-founders, who refer to each other as business ...Show More
#25 Live Beyond Compare - with Brad Feld and Jerry Colonna

52:45 | Oct 11th, 2015

Full notes at Reboot.io/podcast "Can we live beyond compare?" -David Richo Brad Feld is an investor, entrepreneur, and blogger who has been supporting entrepreneurs all over the world since 1987. Brad has also been a great Reboot supporter and teache...Show More
#24 This is All Temporary - with Hugh Macleod and Jerry Colonna

31:12 | Sep 19th, 2015

Full notes at Reboot.io/podcast See Hugh's special Reboot inspired cartoons on the show notes linked above. Hugh MacLeod has tapped into his own heart and his own woundedness so that he can speak to the hearts of people and organizations to inspire, ...Show More
#23 With a Little More Care… - Sherman Lee and Jerry Colonna

45:31 | Sep 7th, 2015

Full notes at Reboot.io/podcast "With a little more care, a little more courage, and, above all, a little more soul, our lives can be so easily discovered and celebrated in work, and not, as now, squandered and lost in its shadow.” - David Whyte Some...Show More
#22 Does Anyone Really Know What They are Doing? with Sharon Salzberg

46:22 | Aug 23rd, 2015

We’re often in (or feel we’re in) uncharted waters - a place where making things up as we go is a necessity. Feeling lost in those places can be anxiety-inducing. We feel incompetent. We feel shameful. We can end up feeling that everyone has figured ...Show More
#21 The Pathless Path - with Bill Morrision and Jerry Colonna

47:52 | Aug 12th, 2015

"I would love to live like a river flows, carried by the surprise of its own unfolding." John O'Donohue The ups and downs, the hills and valleys, the ebb and flow, the rollercoaster - there are many ways to describe the emotional journey of being an ...Show More
#20 Investors are Human Too - with Bijan Sabet and Jerry Colonna

44:31 | Jul 25th, 2015

full show notes: reboot.io/podcast "Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself." - Leo Tolstoy It sounds so obvious, perhaps even tongue in cheek, but it also seems to be forgotten enough that it needs to be said alo...Show More
#19 Building a House of Belonging - with Tanisha Robinson and Jerry Colonna

43:57 | Jun 21st, 2015

For more go to reboot.io/podcast What’s it like to find your path of authentic service in the world? What if you could use the pain of the past, a pain of not knowing where you fit in, of not knowing where you belong to propel you toward work that ma...Show More
#18 Taking your Seat - with Jules Pieri and Jerry Colonna

45:03 | May 30th, 2015

see more at: http://reboot.io/podcast Fear is a familiar and powerful co-founder in startups. We do our best to quiet it, shut it down, deny it. Perhaps our biggest struggle is simply acknowledging it. But what if you not only acknowledged your fear,...Show More
#17 Are You Being Stubborn or Resilient? - with Jerry Colonna

40:38 | May 17th, 2015

see more at: http://reboot.io/podcast “A good half of the art of living is resilience.” ― Alain de Botton Nigel Sharp, our first returning podcast guest, is wrestling with one of the hardest any entrepreneur can ask themselves: Am I being stubborn or...Show More
#16 Mindful Partnerships -with Jerry Colonna and Blueprint of We

35:27 | May 1st, 2015

see more at: http://reboot.io/podcast What if your agreements with partners and co-workers were more focused on the characteristics of how you come together, related to one another, and work together, instead of what happens when sh*t hits the fan? W...Show More
#15 Becoming a Leader: The Crucible of Co-Founder Conflict

1:02:45 | Apr 5th, 2015

For full video visit: https://www.reboot.io/podcast JW Player has come a long way. The JW player and platform is now used by over 2.5 million publishers and 20% of the fortune 1,000 companies. Each month about 1 billion people watch video on their pl...Show More
#14 Shadow and Leadership - with Parker Palmer

59:43 | Mar 19th, 2015

Full notes and more: reboot.io/podcast Who are you? What do you believe to be true? What do you bring consciously to the world? And, even more interesting, what do you bring unconsciously to your work, your organization, your relationships? How does ...Show More
#13 "You Are Not Alone in the Fear" - with Ben Rubin

46:39 | Mar 4th, 2015

To have a firm persuasion, to set out boldly in our work, is to make a pilgrimage of our labors, to understand that the consummation of work lies not only in what we have done but who we become while accomplishing the task. -David Whyte - Crossing th...Show More
#12 The Journey After the Journey - with Ben Saunders

54:49 | Feb 19th, 2015

Difficulties are just things to overcome, after all. -- Sir. Ernest Shackleton Ben Saunders knows very well the ups and downs that come with attempting to do something groundbreaking. Like so many entrepreneurs, he struggled with the challenges of be...Show More
#11 Stop and See: Mind Hacking, Meditation and Leadership - with Vincent Horn

55:35 | Feb 9th, 2015

“Consciousness is so turbulent” - Emily Horn Vincent Horn is a mind hacker & Buddhist geek. He has been practicing meditation intensively since his freshman year in college. In 2006, Vincent co-founded Buddhist Geeks, which has gone on to become one ...Show More
#10 Fail with Honor - with Derek Bereit, Beth McKeon, & Jerry Colonna

41:36 | Jan 22nd, 2015

“I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.” ― Thomas A. Edison Most startups fail. We all know this as much as we try to forget it. The absolute hardest, hardest question an entrepreneur can ask themselves is: When do you know i...Show More
#9 Investing in Trust - with Fred Wilson and Jerry Colonna

45:53 | Jan 13th, 2015

Be Without Deception Being without deception is an extension of telling the truth: it is based on being truthful with yourself. When you have a sense of trusting your own existence, then what you communicate to other people is genuine and trustworthy...Show More
#8 How Introspection Changed My Business - With Blaine Vess and Jerry Colonna

34:26 | Jan 5th, 2015

“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” ― Aristotle For notes and more: http://www.reboot.io Entrepreneur and CEO Blaine Vess has an impressive story. Studymode, the company he helped start and bootstrap from his dorm room almost 16 years ...Show More
#7 Depression and Entrepreneurship - with Rand Fishkin

47:12 | Dec 10th, 2014

After years of rapid growth and expansion, followed by a serious year of depression, Rand Fishkin, founder and former CEO of Moz, found himself in a room surrounded by VC backed CEO’s and entrepreneurs where the question was posed: “How many of you s...Show More
#6 Do You Avoid Difficult Conversations? - with Jerry Colonna and Carm Huntress

38:36 | Nov 26th, 2014

Do you have an innate desire to make people happy? And does that desire at times cause you to at hold back the truth, out of fear of perhaps hurting others and yourself? Carm Huntress is the CEO of RxReview, a company solving a big problem with big d...Show More
#5 How Do You Define Success? - with Jerry Colonna and Joseph Chura

58:26 | Nov 11th, 2014

Joseph Chura is the founder and CEO of 2 startups that employ nearly a combined 100 people, yet he feels a constant drive for more. In this conversation with Jerry, Joseph shares his struggles to be present, especially at home with his wife and kids ...Show More
#4 The Hidden Burdens in Our Work - with Jerry Colonna, Sherman Lee, and Joseph Bassett

49:12 | Oct 28th, 2014

How can you save a business from the brink of bankruptcy and grow it 2,000% in 10 years, and yet feel like it could all go away in any given moment? Or face the fear, the weight, that you must be chief breadwinner...for you, your family, your co-foun...Show More
#3 This being so, so what? With Jerry Colonna and Nigel Sharp

42:03 | Oct 16th, 2014

As CEO of a young startup, you can often feel what you are facing right now can make or break your company, can make or break you. And you will likely find yourself in this place more than once. Nigel Sharp, CEO of Armenian based Lion Sharp, finds hi...Show More
#2 What if I don’t want to be CEO? - with Jerry Colonna and Duncan Morris

48:14 | Sep 28th, 2014

Duncan Morris, by any measure, had achieved a great deal success as co-founder and CEO of the international, 60 employee, online marketing agency - Distilled.net. And yet, something felt off for him. At our bootcamp in June he was touched and challen...Show More
#1 How self-reflection potentially saved a business - with Jerry Colonna and Derek Flanzraich

49:14 | Sep 14th, 2014

Derek Flanzraich, CEO of one of the fastest growing health and wellness sites, Greatist, joins Jerry for this episode to share the story of his personal journey over the last 10 months. His journey of introspection started when he attended a CEO boot...Show More