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.

The Rhythm of Success with Walker Hayes
In today's episode, I'm joined by Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Walker Hayes to discuss his journey, the role of faith and family in his career, and his experiences at the NBA All-Star Weekend.
21 min
Crafting Success in Competitive Landscapes
In today's episode, we navigate through business growth strategies, pricing models, and market trends, offering practical advice and insights to empower entrepreneurs in a fluctuating economy.
56 min
Transforming Pressure into Productivity
In this episode, I share insights on managing the pressures of success with an abundance mindset, offering strategies to transform anxiety into gratitude and prioritize effectively amidst growth.
6 min
The Quiet Power of Not Reacting
In today's episode, I explore the transformative power of self-reflection, asking "Have I done this before?" to navigate and neutralize life's challenges, fostering forgiveness and personal growth.
3 min
The Formula for Fundraising Success
Exploring the art of raising funds and articulating value, this episode reveals how strategic negotiation and understanding timing and risk tolerance can drive success and make impactful contributions.
10 min
From Despair to Advocacy with Kevin Hines
In this episode, Kevin Hines shares his journey from the brink of despair on the Golden Gate Bridge to inspiring hope worldwide. We discuss the crucial importance of asking for help and the transformative power of sharing personal stories.
16 min
Building Success One Ask at a Time
In today's episode, straight from a TAG talk, I share the transformative practice of asking, a key to unlocking success and building a supportive network. Learn how simple, daily asks can foster growth, open doors to opportunities, and create a community eager to help.
5 min
The Human Side of Tech with John Driscoll
In this episode, I connect with John Driscoll of Naked Development to explore the secrets behind leading in app development with a focus on user-centric design and strategic innovation. We discuss building a successful team, making an impact in the tech industry, and the profound role of empathy in leadership and personal growth.
18 min
Unlocking Life's Cheat Codes
In this episode, I explore how embracing community and seeking help can unlock life's "cheat codes," emphasizing the power of love and intention in overcoming challenges and achieving fulfillment.
26 min
The Power of Asking for Help
In this episode, I discuss the essential strategy of seeking and offering help for success, highlighting the importance of mentorship and community support. I share personal experiences to illustrate the transformative impact of genuine connections on personal and professional growth.
5 min
Building a Healthier Community with Dr. Oz
In this episode, I converse with Dr. Oz and NFL alumni Tom Groom and Kyle Richardson, discussing the vital importance of self-care and its ripple effect on community health and wellness.
10 min
Daily Strategies for Meaningful Connections
In this episode, I explore how transparency, acceptance, and growth guide my approach to building community and storytelling, emphasizing personal growth and genuine connections as the foundation for success and empowerment.
8 min
Harnessing Hope in the AI Era with
In this inspiring episode, I chat with about the transformative power of AI, exploring its potential for both societal impact and personal empowerment, and emphasizing the importance of hope, wisdom, and ethical technology use. Join us as we navigate the intersection of technology, creativity, and positive change.
27 min
The Impact of Choices on Personal Fulfillment
In today’s episode, I share insights on embracing life's lessons, the transformative power of gratitude, and the essence of pursuing potential over happiness. It's a call to action for living abundantly by making money, helping others, and enjoying the journey.
50 min
The Power of Audience Engagement with Peter Feigin
In this enlightening episode, I chat with Peter Feigin, President of the Milwaukee Bucks, about the pivotal role of front office executives in community impact, the essence of winning, and the power of experiential entertainment.
18 min
Monthly Wisdom for Everyday Triumphs
In this episode, I distill this month's insights on leveraging life's lessons for growth and navigating challenges with clarity, inspired by our rich conversations.
57 min
Finding Fulfillment Beyond Success with Alec Ha...
In a heartfelt talk with Alec Hanson, I reflect on moving from childhood scarcity to unfulfilling success, emphasizing my path to happiness through values like gratitude. We also discuss building community and thriving in tough markets, highlighting the importance of positive thinking and faith.
54 min
Aubrey Marcus: Founder of Onnit, AMP Podcast
Aubrey Marcus speaks about the impact that emotional regulation has on an entrepreneur, and how your habitual choices can prepare you for success or impair your ability to achieve.
24 min
Transform Your Mindset with These 5 Daily Pract...
In this episode, I reveal how daily consistency and embracing the journey unlocks your full potential. Learn the impact of simple actions and mental toughness on growth.
29 min
The Impact of Giving Back in Business with Hutc...
In this episode, join me alongside Hutch Hillebert of Restoration 1 and Joe Tolzmann from RocketPlan Inc. as we explore the pivotal role of family values, overcoming adversity, and the importance of innovation and giving back in our entrepreneurial journeys.
26 min
Lessons in Financial Literacy from the Pros at ...
In this episode at Sticky Paws Studios, I engage in a thought-provoking discussion with John Orlando, Glenn Lundy, and Shawn Dill, covering the thrills of gambling, the essence of financial literacy, and the profound impact of mathematics on our daily choices.
36 min
Lesson Learned from Building RE/MAX with Founde...
In this episode, I chat with Dave Liniger, RE/MAX co-founder, about mastering adaptability and seizing opportunities in the dynamic real estate market. We explore the power of resilience, the significance of personal relationships in business, and the future of real estate technology.
13 min
Breaking Barriers with Personal Growth
In today's episode, I'm joined by Dr. Shawn Dill, Dr. Lacey Book, Erica John, and Daniella Gilboa to discuss mentorship, overcoming personal barriers, and the significant impact of AI in healthcare, guiding us on a journey of empowerment and personal growth.
55 min
The Power of Loving What You Do
In today’s episode, I explore the transformative power of consistency and mental toughness, revealing how embracing daily discipline unveils life's secrets.
12 min
Living with Purpose and Impact with Mark Murphy
In this episode, Mark Murphy and I explore the transformative journey of personal growth, emphasizing the power of service, gratitude, and the pursuit of potential. We share insights on the importance of consistency, building supportive communities, and the profound impact of creating value in both professional and personal realms.
35 min