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The Lead ‘Em Up Podcast

Being mic’d up is not enough

Being mic’d up is not enough

With college football bowl season and the NFL playoffs close, lots of eyes will be on big games. During these games, players and coaches are sure to see and share viral clips of powerful mic'd up moments of leadership. We love these moments. However, we want players...

Reframing Accountability

Reframing Accountability

We get feedback from many coaches about the struggles their team endures when it comes to teammates holding each other accountable. Unfortunately, accountability has a negative connotation, which creates a mental road block for players. In this episode Adam Bradley...

GTT – Extra

GTT – Extra

We can do what is required, or we can do extra. Leaders are always looking for the 'extra' that will elevate their teammates and separate their team from the competition. With this context, can you describe yourself as a leader of your team?

Jennifer Rizzotti

Jennifer Rizzotti

Today Adam is joined by legendary player/coach Jennifer Rizzotti. As a NCAA champion, Olympic Gold Medalist, WNBA champion, and much more, she brings experience and insight for coaches and players to make this one of the best podcast episodes you have experienced. You...

Caleb Parnin

Caleb Parnin

In this episode Adam is joined by state championship soccer coach Caleb Parnin. Caleb is the head coach at North Muskegon High School in Michigan, and helped lead his team to the 2021 Division 4 title. He shares some of the keys that went into their ultimate success,...

Optional vs Mandatory

Optional vs Mandatory

Summer workouts are here, and so are social media posts from coaches about how just as summer workout are optional, so is their decision to give their players playing time. This is an internal struggle many programs face, and the desire from coaches to get their...

UVA MBB Brad Soderberg

UVA MBB Brad Soderberg

This episode features a special interview with University of Virginia Men's Basketball coach Brad Soderberg. As a National Champion, Coach Soderberg brings valuable experience and insight leading at the highest level of college basketball. Adam is also joined by...

Leadership Fatigue

Leadership Fatigue

Many leaders experience forms of leadership fatigue. Is this something we should strive for or try to avoid? This is an important concept for leaders to understand, and a great topic to share with your team. Adam is joined by Southeast Regional Coach Kyle Elmendorf...

Leading Through Change

Leading Through Change

This episode covers one of the most important aspect of leadership that we need to navigate well - change. Chick-fil-A Owner/Operator Kayla Smith joins Adam Bradley to share her experiences leading through change with her team members. Their conversation transitions...

Always Bishop

Always Bishop

In this episode Adam is joined by head coach of Bishop McGuinness Men's Basketball, Josh Thompson. Located in North Carolina, Josh has one of the top basketball programs in the state, winning two state championships over the past twelve years. He joins the episode to...