strategic podcasts

#345: Monday Mastery – Be the Influencer You Are Created To Be

Welcome to our video blog and Monday Mastery Edition of our Strategic Leader Podcast with Brian Holmes! Each Monday,...

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Spring Summitry on the Korean Peninsula: Peace Breaking Out or Last Gasp Diplomacy?

Please join our conversation with CSIS Korea Chair experts and special guests to assess the results of the April 27,...

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#346: The Bennett Factor

In 1881, Otto von Bismarck, the conservative minister-president of Prussia, presented a radical idea to the...

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What Works: Countering Gray Zone Tactics

As state and non-state adversaries continue to utilize unconventional tools to influence and coerce Western...

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Improving Education and Healthcare for Women and Girls in Malawi

Dr. Joyce Banda, former President of Malawi, joins Beverly Kirk to discuss educating and protecting young girls and...

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#347: Create. Publish. Profit. Your Ticket To Greater Influence

Welcome to our video blog and Monday Mastery Edition of our Strategic Leader Podcast with Brian Holmes! Each Monday,...

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#348: Break Out of the Funk and Level Up Your Life

As life ebbs and flows, there is a great value to be found in those IN-BETWEEN times (transitions). That being...

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#351: Monday Mastery – To Whom Much Is Given

Welcome to our video blog and Monday Mastery Edition of our Strategic Leader Podcast with Brian Holmes! Each Monday,...

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Venezuela’s Presidential Elections and the Response of the International Community

The discussion focuses on how the international community should respond following Venezuela's May 20 presidential...

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#350: From Personal Tragedy to Published Bestseller

Epic failures in life, although they create pain and difficulty for a season, can be the cornerstones of a life of...

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The Future of State Security Competition

Julie Smith, Senior Fellow and Director of the Transatlantic Security Program at the Center for a New American...

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Confronting the Global Forced Migration Crisis: Report Launch

Listen to our report on findings of a high level, bi-partisan task force and consolidates field research in...

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#351: No More Excuses!

Welcome to our video blog and Monday Mastery Edition of our Strategic Leader Podcast with Brian Holmes! Each Monday,...

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#352: The Process is as Important as the Destination

Our cultural standard of instant gratification can leave us wanting for more than immediate results and ignoring...

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Peace Works: America's Unifying Role in a Turbulent World

American military interventions have cost thousands of lives and billions of dollars, yet we rarely manage to enact...

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#353: Monday Mastery – Say Yes to Your Significance

Welcome to our video blog and Monday Mastery Edition of the Strategic Living Podcast with Brian Holmes! Each Monday,...

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Sports Diplomacy – Athletes as Ambassadors

Sherrie Deans, Executive Director of the National Basketball Players Association Foundation, and Beverly Kirk discuss...

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#354: Practicing What I Preach

In this day and age where we’re always moving from one project to another, always connected, and always...

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America, Russia, and Vladimir Putin: Russian Opposition Perspectives

As of May 7, Vladimir Putin has begun his fourth term as the President of the Russian Federation. The next six years...

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#355: Real Adventure Requires Real Faith [Podcast]

One of my favorite places in the US, Lake City, Colorado, is home of The Alpine Loop. This isn’t the safest...

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