Coz and Peter Montoya discuss the leadership crisis and share how to be an effective leader. If you want to increase your influence and impact as a leader in today’s uncertain world, this episode will add some fuel to your tanks and give you some powerful insight. Coz says, “I believe America is in crisis. A crisis of leadership. We need more and better leaders. Not just in politics, but in every level of our organizations. Whether you serve in a large corporation or in a small business, leadership is the critical difference between the greats and the also-rands.”

Peter Montoya is a leadership development expert, keynote speaker and best-selling author. Though in his early years he struggled with undiagnosed ADHD, he was admitted to and graduated from the University of California Irvine with a degree in Political Science. Post-college he became a traveling speaker and salesman, chalking up over 3000 presentations and living in over 22 major cities. He went on to found a successful advertising agency, and a software platform dedicated to financial service professionals. He quickly became the industry guru on Personal Branding and Marketing, and penned best-selling books The Brand Called You and The Personal Branding Phenomenon. He eventually bootstrapped his successful software company from a mere idea in 2008 to a multi-million-dollar exit in 2018 – without capital, partners, or investors. 

Peter’s business acumen, inspirational journey, human behavioral insight, and decades of real-life experience have helped him to become one of the most sought-after speakers and coaches in the United States. He speaks thoughtfully and passionately about the need for transformational leadership development in today’s world, and truly believes that all people and organizations have a special role in perpetuating the survival of our species, our civilization, and our planet.

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