PODCAST: Build Your Network

Talking with Travis Chappell I enjoyed chatting with Travis about a number of topics: growing up in a poor household drove me to make his decisions based on money rather than my original passion my first business venture in the auto industry, and how even in a complex business we carved out a niche how my relationship with my boss and his hard work ethic opened up a big opportunity at a young age at…

PODCAST: Attraction Pros

Talking with Attraction Pros… As former CEO of both Herschend Family Entertainment and SeaWorld Parks, I enjoyed sitting down with Matt Heller and Josh Liebman of Attraction Pros to share the message of  servant leadership.  In this episode, I explained why I think more leaders don’t embrace the concept of love in the workplace, the importance of having “do” goals versus “be” goals, and the balance a CEO has to strike when turning around a…

PODCAST: Nothing is Wasted

Measuring success with the wrong metrics American culture often makes the mistake of thinking success lies in what we do. We think a thriving life is one in which we accomplish great things, earn the most money, and climb our way to the top of whatever ladder we think we’re on. In this episode of Nothing is Wasted, I shared with Davey how I learned the hard way that this picture of life isn’t quite…

PODCAST: Make Work matter

In this episode, we discuss how to lead and manage with love through servant-leadership. Listen to the episode

PODCAST: Followership

In this interview… Ryan and I discuss how:  Leaders lose faith in followers that would tell me what they want to hear. Leaders wish followers would bring them recommendations over problems. Followers should always try do the right the thing and do the best thing for the company over any personal agendas. And more! Click the link below to listen to the entire episode. And as always, feel free to share your takeaway with me. Drop me…

PODCAST: The Inspired Way

In this interview, we discuss: Tim and I discuss Love Works and how I was led to write this book based on my tenure as a CEO and the lessons I learned along the way.  We talk about a number of topics including: how love is not being a soft leader, and how we as leaders also need to be firm and decisive; how kindness and truthfulness are extremely important when leading; conflict vs. confrontation and how they…

Book review: Manby Focuses on St. Paul’s Timeless Principles for Effective Leaders and Life

Tom Loarie reviews Love Works In a book review by The Mentors Radio Show host, Tom Loarie, Tom shares, “Manby’s Love Works gets right to the core biblical principle, love.”  He continues, “…whether in your personal life or at work [leadership effectiveness] springs forth from love and the exercise of love. I subscribe to this 1000%. I am not alone, just do a search on the keywords love and leadership.” To continue reading, click below. Read the entire…

PODCAST: 500 Seconds of joy

In this interview, we discuss: Whether you lead in the home with your family, in the office with your coworkers or at church in a ministry, we can all learn how to be better leaders and lead with love. In this two part interview, Stephanie and I talk about what love really means, how to use encouragement in a practical and effective way, what it means to be truthful, and a takeaway for you to…

PODCAST: The Theology Of Business

In this interview, we discuss: How to lead based on the principles of action-oriented love in 1 Cor. 13:4-7 Which of the leadership principles in 1 Cor. 13:4-7 are the most difficult for business managers and leaders? Why is it hard for business leaders to talk about “love” in the workplace? How effective is the “leading with love” approach? What was it like transitioning from being the CEO of the largest family-owned amusement park company,…

PODCAST: The Building Business Podcast

Insights: In this interview, I share how I frame leadership through agape love, which is servant leadership at the core.  I’ve used this principle to guide my leadership style as a CEO for over 25+ years.   Episode Details