Life University has been a leader in education and social change for decades. Today’s Conversations on Leadership is a series of interviews with leaders in a variety of fields from business to military, education to health – people who know the way, go the way and are willing to show the way. These interviews will be presented via video and podcast formats with the goal of inspiring emerging and current leaders at all levels to greater success and greater heights of servant leadership. Be on the lookout for new episodes every two weeks, beginning with the debut of this exciting new content on August 19, 2020.

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Dr. Grant Rivera – Superintendent of Marietta City Schools

November 25, 2020

A career educator, Rivera currently serves as the 13th Superintendent of Marietta City Schools, overseeing 11 schools, approximately 8,900 students and 1,200 employees. Rivera has also worked as a principal, special education teacher and coach. Rivera explains that his passion for equitable, quality public education dates back to watching his older brother struggle with severe learning disabilities and not receive school support.

Dr. Jack Wolfson – The Paleo Cardiologist

November 10, 2020

A Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine and cardiologist, Wolfson is a natural health advocate who teaches that a healthy lifestyle and an organic diet are key to optimal wellness. Wolfson says the first step to becoming a leader is to “embrace change.”

John Loud – Cobb Chamber Chairman

October 28, 2020

In addition to serving as the 2020 Chairman of the Cobb Chamber Board of Directors, Loud is President of LOUD Security Systems, a company he founded more than two decades ago. Loud explains why he thinks entrepreneurs are those whose “determination outpaces fear.”

Dr. Michael Karlin – Co-Developer of Compassion Integrity Training (CIT)

October 14, 2020

Karlin is Assistant Professor of Psychology at Life University in the Positive Human Development and Social Change Department and the Associate Director of the Life University Center for Compassion, Integrity and Secular Ethics. He was key in the development of Compassionate Integrity Training, a resiliency-informed program that helps cultivate human values as skills, so we can thrive as individuals and a society. Karlin talks about how contemplative practices can help leaders improve the work that they do

Mark Victor Hansen, the co-creator and co-author of the “Chicken Soup for the Soul” series.

September 30, 2020

Hansen is probably best known as the co-author for the “Chicken Soup for the Soul” book series and brand, a worldwide success with over 500 millions books sold. Hansen is also a motivational speaker who calls himself “America’s Ambassador of Possibility.” He says, “There’s more need for leadership today than ever before.”

Rev. Natosha Reid Rice, Associate General Counsel for Real Estate and Finance at Habitat for Humanity International, Inc.

September 16, 2020

Life University Vice President of University Advancement Dr. Gilles Lamarche hosts another Today’s Conversations on Leadership session with Rev. Natosha Reid Rice, Associate General Counsel for Real Estate and Finance at Habitat for Humanity International, Inc.

Jack Canfield, the co-creator and co-author of the “Chicken Soup for the Soul” series.

September 2, 2020

Life University Vice President of University Advancement Dr. Gilles LaMarche hosts the inaugural Today’s Conversations on Leadership session with Dr. Rob Scott, President of Life University.

Rob Scott, Ph.D., D.C. President of Life University

August 19, 2020

Life University Vice President of University Advancement Dr. Gilles LaMarche hosts the inaugural Today’s Conversations on Leadership session with Dr. Rob Scott, President of Life University.