The Playbook With David Meltzer

Welcome to The Playbook, hosted by entrepreneur, CEO, author and keynote speaker David Meltzer. On the podcast you’ll find a mix of interviews, Q&A, fireside chats, keynotes, and exclusive conversations with the most influential CEO’s, sports icons, and successful entrepreneurs who share their personal and professional play-by-play of the “what”, “why”, and “how” to achieve anything you set your mind to.

Bob Parsons’ Guide to Turning Passion Into Profit
Bob Parsons, CEO of PXG and GoDaddy Founder, shares his entrepreneurial secrets and the true value of his passion for business.
9 min
Secret Weapons to Self-Empowerment
This episode delves into the transformative power of forgiveness, the art of raising your awareness, impactful speaker recommendations, and an exploration of faith as a catalyst for personal development.
31 min
Busting The Myth About 'Fast Success'
In this episode, I bust the myth being perpetuated on social media of “overnight success”, instead focusing on the exponential power of consistent, persistent actions.
5 min
3 Ways To Be Present & Prioritize What Matters ...
This episode focuses on the practice of being present by re-framing multitasking as rapid re-focusing and prioritizing interactions that truly matter—like present moments with family. Learn how to harness time, productivity, and gratitude to enrich your daily life and make every second count.
9 min
Sales Strategy & Success with Jordan Belfort
A conversation with Jordan Belfort, "The Wolf of Wall Street," on sales strategies and how I made my first $1 Million in 9 months using my Five to Thrive sales method.
17 min
The Future of Tech, Philanthropy, and AI with J...
In this episode, I chat with John Hennessy, the "Godfather of Silicon Valley" and Chairman of Alphabet Inc., about the transformative power of philanthropy and the explosive growth of AI technology. Hennessy shares insights on innovation, the importance of lifelong learning, and maintaining one's digital reputation.
11 min
The #1 Reason Why You Need a Morning Routine
In this episode, I uncover the transformative power of a disciplined morning routine, starting with an unwinding ritual the night before. Discover how consistency, tricking the ego, and tapping into the equation of luck set the stage for unparalleled success.
5 min
The Five Task Rule with Andy Frisella
In this throwback episode, I chat with Andy Frisella about his transformative five task rule for success and life balance. We emphasize genuine integrity and the real essence of running a successful business.
25 min
Building a Community Who Will Buy From You & Se...
In this episode, I explore the essence of genuine content, its accessibility, and the power of the right mediums. Join me to discover how to create and amplify content that resonates and attracts a loyal community.
26 min
The 5 Things I Practice Every Day
In this episode, I reveal my five daily practices that propelled me from a startup dreamer to CEO of a $100M empire.
32 min
Alex & Leila Hormozi - This Business Strategy ...
Today's episode features a conversation with Alex and Leila Hormozi of We explore the essence of leadership, team building, and their entrepreneurial journey's transformative lessons.
8 min
Dealing with Anxiety Outside Your Comfort Zone
A 2019 throwback with Kevin Palmieri and Alan Lazaros, we dive into the dynamics of comfort, learning, and our anxiety zones and balancing the three.
5 min
Adam Schefter - Tackling Rejection and Building...
In today's episode, NFL’s inside man Adam Schefter shares the trials of sports journalism, facing rejection with resilience. Beyond headlines, he emphasizes the power of empathy, kindness, and building deep-seated connections.
15 min
You're Looking At Growth The Wrong way
In today’s episode, I explore the transformative power of exponential growth and the role of perspective in unlocking your true potential. By shifting our focus from our obstacles to our journey, we can hasten our path to success.
8 min
Wanting To Succeed as Bad As You Want to Breath...
Conversation with Eric Thomas about the true drivers of success and the power of consistency. Eric offers insights from his personal life and his book "You Owe You," and emphasizes unlocking one's potential.
22 min
Trust is the Ultimate Currency
In this episode, we explore the intricacies of IPOs, the significance of workplace culture, and innovative fitness tech. Join us for insightful discussions on entrepreneurship, leadership, and the power of trust.
59 min
Getting Outside of Our Comfort Zone with Wim Hof
In today's episode, I chat with 'The Iceman,' Wim Hof, about the transformative power of cold therapy. Discover the science behind his techniques and how challenging our bodies can unlock unparalleled energy and resilience.
11 min
Criticism, Success, and Navigating the Haters w...
Today's episode in from a conversation with Grant Cardone, who shares his journey from adversity to success. We discuss the power of networking, handling criticism, and his passion for impactful entrepreneurship.
12 min
Why Daily Habits Will Make or Break Your Success
Today’s episode is from 2018 at RISE Conference in Hong Kong, from a round table discussion on nurturing relationships and enhancing productivity. Tune in for tips on connection, health, organization, and mastering restful sleep.
12 min
Jim Kwik: Unlocking the Genius Inside of You
I sat down with renowned brain coach Jim Kwik, founder and CEO of Kwik Learning. We discuss unlocking cognitive potential and the secrets behind accelerated learning.
37 min
The Secret to Building a Powerful Network: Ask ...
In today’s episode, I highlight the power of asking, "How can I be of service?" and "Do you know anyone who can help me?" to unlock and build a powerful network of opportunities.
8 min
From Bar Mitzvah to Billionaire: David Adelman’...
In this episode, I chat with David Adelman about his early venture into real estate at the age of 13 and his growth into a respected entrepreneur. Adelman opens up about the significance of relationships, the art of listening, and his massive, job-creating arena project, showcasing his multifaceted approach to business and life.
22 min
Navigating Fear and Faith: Accelerating on the ...
This episode delves into the guests’ biggest takeaways, ranging from embracing intuition and faith in an infinite future to the power of disagreement.
58 min
The Grit Factor: Overcoming Challenges in Leade...
Today's episode features a conversation with bestselling author and keynote speaker, Jon Gordon. We explore leadership, the power of grit, and turning challenges into growth opportunities.
10 min
Resilience, Creativity, and Authenticity with J...
In this episode, I am joined by author, podcaster, and entrepreneur James Altucher to discuss resilience, creativity, and authenticity in life. We explore bouncing back from failures and navigating self-expression in today's culture.
17 min