Move People Podcast (leadership)







August 2017
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Phil Wilson has led some of the state's most vital infrastructure organizations, whipped cancer and stayed true to his faith. Along the way, his collaborative leadership style, plainspoken manner and sensible conservatism has left an indelible mark on Texas. Subscribe to the Move People Podcast ( to hear his story.

Direct download: OC-PC-MP-PhilWilson_Edited.mp3
Category:Leadership -- posted at: 12:55am CDT

MOVE PEOPLE with Customer Service

Steve Simmons is a classic Austin, Texas entrepreneur: innovative, driven and unerringly direct in his way of speaking. With his wife, Amy, he has built a series of world-class brands including Amy's Ice Cream, Phil's Icehouse and Honey's Pizza by focusing relentlessly on customer customer service. Check out his interview on the Move People Podcast ( for his take on empowering people, maintaining high standards and fighting city hall.

Direct download: OC-PC-MP-SteveSimmons_Edited.mp3
Category:Leadership -- posted at: 7:54am CDT

MOVE PEOPLE with Energy

Born into a legendary Texas political family, Christi Craddick has cut her own path to leadership at the agency that regulates what maybe Texas' most iconic products: oil & gas. As a member of the Texas Railroad Commission, she applies a lifetime of learning to an industry that means jobs, commerce and freedom for millions of Americans. Check out our conversation with her on the Move People Podcast,

Direct download: OC-PC-MP-CCRADDICK_Edited.mp3
Category:Leadership -- posted at: 11:39pm CDT

#21 MOVE PEOPLE with Spirits

Plucked from obscurity for mentorship by a legend of the spirits industry, Jeff Peace learned the liquor business from the master. He applies those lessons daily as the owner of the Bone Spirits Distillery in Smithville, TX. Listen in as he shares an insider's account of how the "spirit world" really works.

Direct download: OC-PC-PC-JeffPeace_Edited.mp3
Category:Leadership -- posted at: 10:26am CDT

#20 MOVE PEOPLE A Little Faster

For some Austinites, Steve Adler came out of nowhere when he ran for mayor in 2014. Since taking office in 2015, he has worked with a city council transitioning to single-member districts as it tackled the challenges that accompany prevailing popularity and a growing population. Hear his life story and vision for the Live Music Capitol of the World on the Move People Podcast.

Direct download: OC-PC-MP-SteveAdler_Edited.mp3
Category:Leadership -- posted at: 11:09pm CDT

#19 MOVE PEOPLE to Conservatism

From the plains of West Texas to the Reagan White House to the Texas capitol, Peggy Venable has been a conservative voice of reason, leading the charge for smaller, more effective government. Oh, and she blew the lid off the Chicken Ranch in La Grange, TX. Hear her story on this week's MOVE PEOPLE Podcast.

Direct download: OC-PC-MP-PeggyVenable_Edited.mp3
Category:Leadership -- posted at: 3:51pm CDT

#18 MOVE PEOPLE to Excellence

Jennifer Stevens is not only driven to excel, she takes people with her on the journey toward excellence. Possessed of a laser-focus on the things that matter, she is at home in the halls of the Texas capitol or raising millions for charity. Enjoy our interview with her on this week's Move People Podcast.

Direct download: OC-PC-MP-JenniferStevens_Edited.mp3
Category:Leadership -- posted at: 10:37pm CDT

#16 MOVE PEOPLE with Music

Tom Gimbel grew up in the Northeast watching Austin City Limits, not knowing that, someday, he'd be running the show (literally.) As General Manager of Austin's quintessential cultural expression, Gimbel has the chance to lead creative people as he guides the show across an evolving digital landscape. He truly understands the power of music to move people.

Direct download: OC-PC-MP-TomGimbel_Edited.mp3
Category:Leadership -- posted at: 10:24pm CDT

#15 Move People in Collaboration

After growing up in the hospitality industry & playing major college football, Brian Schoenbaum has worked hard to be a truly collaborative leader. The result is a series of co-working sites (Impact Hubs) where entrepreneurs get the space, inspiration and community they need to innovate and build business. Check out his conversation on the Move People Podcast here:

Direct download: OC-PC-BrianSchoenbaum_Edited_2.mp3
Category:Leadership -- posted at: 6:16pm CDT

#14 MOVE PEOPLE with Passion

As the creator of fast-rising Austin restaurant, The Peached Tortilla, Eric Silverstein is known as an incredible chef, but his success is driven by a laser focus, innate leadership abilities and a burning passion to succeed. He is truly a remarkable example of a new generation of leaders who are succeeding in the new economy with smarts, style and drive.

Direct download: OC-PC-MP-EricSilverstein_Edited.mp3
Category:Leadership -- posted at: 10:25am CDT