Ignitecast - Official Podcast of the Ignite Leadership Conference by CDF

Ignitecast - Official Podcast of the Ignite Leadership Conference by CDF

Latest Episodes

Season 3 Episode 5: Alex Lange (Executive Coach)
July 16, 2021

Alex Lange is an executive coach and leadership development facilitator living and working in Mumbai, India, where he moved with his family right before the pandemic took off. In this episode we talk about what "coaching skills" are, why he chos

Season 3 Episode 4 - Matt Laubhan (WTVA Weather Authority)
April 19, 2021

Matt Laubhan is the Emmy award-winning Chief Meteorologist for the WTVA Weather Authority. Thousands of people instinctively look and listen for his guidance when rough weather is on the way--which makes him a leader. Judd and Rory wanted to find out...

Season 3 Episode 3: Pastor Jeffrey Daniel (White Hill MB Church)
March 15, 2021

The pandemic presented one of the most pressing leadership challenges in recent memory. In this interview, Pastor Jeffrey Daniel reflects on lessons he's learned leading a congregation through an especially challenging season. He gives an inside pers

Season 3 Episode 2- Lisa Hawkins, Entrepreneur and Community Leader
February 16, 2021

Lisa Hawkins has worn many hats in her career: nurse, educator, employee, employer, mentor, business owner, and more. Her life is a testament to the power of faith, perseverance, and meaningful relationships. In this episode, Rory and Judd talk with...

Season 3 Episode 1 - Dr. Thomas Dobbs, MS State Health Officer
January 20, 2021

State and federal public health officials usually find themselves working in the background. During the Covid-19 pandemic, they've been thrust into the spotlight. It's fair to say that Dr. Thomas Dobbs became a Mississippi household name as he q

Season 2 Episode 6: Blue Delta Jeans
June 22, 2020

Blue Delta Jeans are some of the most coveted bespoke jeans available anywhere--and the company was founded and thrives In Tupelo, Mississippi. Josh West and Nick Weaver, Blue Delta's co-founders, join Judd and Rory to talk entrepreneurship, growth,

Season 2 Episode 5: Rory and Judd Interview Each Other (part 2 of 2)
April 20, 2020

Rory Tyer (executive coach and co-founder of GoInnovation) gets put in the interview hot seat by Judd, and talks about the founding of the business, how he got into leadership development and coaching, and several pieces of advice for leaders on dealing..

Season 2 Episode 4: Judd and Rory Interview Each Other (part 1 of 2)
April 20, 2020

Judd Wilson is Vice President of the Chamber of Commerce in the Community Development Foundation. In this episode Rory (his co-host) interviews him about his journey to this role, what he likes most (and what's challenging), and how he maintains healthy..

Season 2 Episode 3: Steadman Harrison, CEO of GoInnovation
March 09, 2020

Can leadership development change the world? Before founding GoInnovation, CEO Steadman Harrison opened the first Africa-based office of the Center for Creative Leadership in Ethiopia 2009. As part of a movement called Leadership Beyond Boundaries, he...

Season 2 Episode 2 - Barton Ramsey (founder of Southern Oak Kennels)
February 08, 2020

Barton Ramsey disrupted the gundog training and breeding industry by founding and flourishing Southern Oak Kennels, as well as Cornerstone Gun Dog Academy - the first fully online gun dog training program. In this episode Barton talks about growing up and