Grab your notepad; Rocky starts a leadership journey week to week with esteemed authors like Patrick Lencioni, Mark Miller, and more. Learn how Rocky, local community influencers, and top leaders serve their teams in some of the best organizations around the country.

Bing Oliver Everything Goes Back to the 5 D's And What's Your Peak?

Bing has served as a top-performing business consultant and franchisee with Chick-fil-A, where he had a reputation for innovation, creativity, team building and great friendships. His Chick-fil-A restaurant in Boone, NC was known as “Boone’s best place to work and eat.” He now owns Peake Coaching & Consulting where he uses climbing analogies and creative thinking to help leaders and teams reach their peak...

Investing in Your Team with Omar Harris

Omar L Harris is an Award-Winning and Bestselling Author of 4 books, Former GM GSK Indonesia, and Intent Consulting LLC Founder with 20+ year global pharmaceutical industry veteran and former executive... 

Growing and Developing Leaders With Kevin Harrison

This week we discuss leadership with Kevin Harrison. Kevin is an established business leader, having dedicated the last 31 years to owning and operating two successful Chick-fil-A franchise locations in Virginia. He now leads in multiple business arenas, which include both individual and group leadership coaching and consulting through his company Uncommon Influence...

Thirty Minutes of Mentoring From Adam Mendler

This week we discuss leadership with Adam Mendler, the Chief Executive Officer of The Veloz Group, where he co-founded and oversees ventures across a wide variety of industries: Beverly Hills Chairs, a leading office furniture e-tailer; Custom Tobacco, a one-of-a-kind cigar customization e-commerce platform; and Veloz Solutions, a technology consulting and software development practice...

Halloween Special: The Scary Side Of Leadership

In honor of Halloween, this week's episode is all about "The Scary Side of Leadership". Tune in as some unfamiliar voices (including a mad scientist) talk about some of the fears associated with becoming a leader. ⁠

Adapting to Learning Differences with The Bedford School

In this episode we talk with Allison Day and Jeff James, key members of The Bedford School. The mission of The Bedford School is to maximize the potential of students with learning differences and develop foundations for success. We discuss how they have adapted their teaching methods in order to help students learn in different ways.

How to Develop Team Members Into Servant Leaders

In this episode, we invite Jack Kennington and Andrew Barnes, Rocky's colleagues, to talk about their experience with servant leadership. Jack and Andrew were present during Rocky's formative years in leadership....

Talent, Culture, Character and Chemistry with Dee Ann Turner

In this episode we've invited Dee Ann Turner, one of our favorite guests, back on the show for the one year anniversary of her book: Bet On Talent. We discuss the evolving culture of Chick-fil-A as a corporation and the importance of culture in any organization. Dee Ann touches on the difference between simply hiring people and hiring talent....

The Journey to Leadership with Victor Sanchez

In this episode Rocky talks with one of his favorite Chick-fil-A Consultants, Victor Sanchez. Victor was born and raised in Puerto Rico. He has a Bachelors degree in Purchasing Management and Masters in Marketing. Victor has worked for The Coca-Cola Company for almost 21 years in multiple roles within Supply Chain and Marketing. He is now going into his 6th year as a Business Consultant at the Chick-fil-A corporate office...
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Get Your Ship Together with Captain Mike Abrashoff

In this two part episode we talk with Captain Michael Abrashoff on how he did the unthinkable and turned his ship around.  As the new Commander of the USS Benfold, the challenges he faced were staggering, with low morale and the highest turnover rate in the Navy...

How to Cultivate Leaders Instead of Followers

In this three part episode series, Rocky takes a trip down memory lane with four of his former employees, all of whom have gone on to serve as leaders within the Chick-fil-A Corporation...
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The 10 Commandments of Leadership

In this two part episode series, "The 10 Commandments of Leadership", host Rocky Destefano is accompanied by a new addition to the team: Gabby Seeley...