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.

AI Is Your Servant, Not Your Master | Keynote: ...
How to leverage AI for everyday work and life
9 min
AI, Emotional Intelligence, and Modern Business...
At the Collision Conference 2023, David Meltzer and Emily Ragobeer dive into business growth, technology, and emotional intelligence.
10 min
Building Your Brand & How to Monetize It | Keyn...
From the Collision Conference 2023, David shares insights on building a personal brand, understanding and capturing your 'essence', leveraging your Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) for monetization, and the power of continuous content creation for growth.
17 min
Unicorn Town' and the Rise of the NFL in German...
David, filmmaker, and former Football player Nick Alfieri talk about his documentary "Unicorn Town."
18 min
Monetizing Your Brand in the Era of NIL | A Con...
David talks with Heisman Trophy winner Matt Leinart about collectibles, digital assets, the intersection of sports and business, and the importance of mentorship and financial education for young athletes.
14 min
Amy Bernstein on Upholding Credibility in the D...
In this episode of The Playbook, David Meltzer and Joe Tolzmann talk with Amy Bernstein, Editor of Harvard Business Review, about her journalism career, how AI is changing the industry, and the crucial role of trustworthiness and human touch in the digital era.
21 min
How Studying Time Creates Balance in Your Life ...
During this week’s Friday Training, David provides insights on using your calendar to your advantage, when to transition in business, and strategies to get into “the flow”.
55 min
Master Your Calendar, Master Your Life: The Ult...
The power of calendar management, personal energy control, and mindful unwinding routines while discussing the future of technology in marketing.
20 min
The 7 Things I Learned Being a $100M CEO
In this episode, David shares vital life lessons from his personal journey of overcoming substantial financial loss, emphasizing the importance of embracing failure, cultivating relationships, taking consistent action, asking for help, maintaining gratitude, balancing work-life, and continuously learning.
7 min
Gratitude is the Key: Why This ONE Thing Can Tr...
In this Collision Q&A podcast episode, David explores the characteristics of successful individuals, emphasizing the need for personal ambition and gratitude, suggesting a daily practice of saying 'thank you,' persisting in positive behavior for exponential results, and discussing his interpretations of past experiences and the transformational impact of faith-based leadership.
17 min
The Power of 50 Million Followers: How Michael ...
In this episode, David Meltzer chats with Michael Le about his journey from a shy child to a successful entrepreneur, dancer, and social media influencer, highlighting the importance of self-belief, embracing failure, detaching self-worth from social media numbers, and driving change in the world of dance.
18 min
Mastering the Collectables Market with Stack's ...
The dynamics and strategies of making money in the collectibles industry, from the role of emotion and nostalgia to the use of social media for engaging a new generation of collectors.
15 min
From Bieber to Beyonce: Maejors Influence on To...
David Meltzer and Grammy-nominated artist Maejor talk about the healing power of music, the role of sleep, the importance of gratitude, and how to integrate music and wellness into daily life.
20 min
5 Ways to Incentivize Your Employees | Road to ...
This episode teaches listeners five ways to incentivize their employees, setting up their team members for success and empowering them to make more money, help more people, and have more fun.
56 min
Navigating Fatherhood & Being a More Mindful Pa...
David Meltzer reflects on his life experiences, the impact of his father's absence, his journey as a parent, and shares resources to aid listeners in their parenting journey with Larry Hangner.
20 min
Assertive Communication & Entrepreneurship for ...
In this episode, Silvina Moschini, Serial Entrepreneur, International Speaker, and Founder of Unicoin & SheWorks!, shares her entrepreneurial journey, highlighting her initiatives to democratize investment opportunities and her vision for a trillion-dollar cryptocurrency, while emphasizing the power of self-belief and women's empowerment in business.
15 min
Building The World's Fastest Email Experience
In this episode, Dave Meltzer and Joe Tolzmann discuss with Rahul Vohra, CEO and Founder of Superhuman, the success behind his product, the role of kindness in business, and how Superhuman's core value proposition—efficiency in communication—revolutionizes everyday business tasks.
10 min
Marguerite Zabar Mariscal on Capturing Culinary...
David Meltzer and Momofuku CEO Marguerite Zabar Mariscal discuss the company's shift into the consumer packaged goods industry, its approach to customer education, and the importance of it's core values.
17 min
The 3 Rules to Winning Any Negotiation
David explains his 3 rules of negotiation, revealing a simplified process that enables anyone to close their first or multimillion-dollar deals.
5 min
Sarah Wayne Callies on the Journey from Actress...
David chats with actress and entrepreneur Sarah Wayne Callies about her journey in the entertainment industry, the power of storytelling, and her podcast, 'Aftershock'.
20 min
Accelerating the Growth of Your Business with T...
This episode shares important insights from a diverse group of business leaders, ranging from using AI technology to grow your business, achieving peak performance through spirituality, and why authenticity is vital to success in this rapidly changing world.
55 min
Vin Infante on Embracing Self-Growth & Reflecti...
David Meltzer interviews Vin Infante, a therapist and mental performance coach, discussing the evolution of therapy professions, the concept of coincidences, the role of ego in personal challenges, and the importance of self-growth, reflection, and gratitude.
10 min
Chris Gardner on Transforming Limitations into ...
In this episode, host David Meltzer talks with Rick Macci and Chris Gardner about Chris's impactful work in public schools, the evolving American Dream, and the importance of shifting the conversation from limitations to possibilities.
28 min
Getting Rich Slow? Honest Money Advice from $10...
David shares his personal strategies for rapid wealth creation, discussing the importance of strategic scheduling, cold calling, optimal use of non-active time, and the emotional implications of financial success while highlighting three traits of money as energy: attraction, growth, and acceleration, ultimately emphasizing introspection and alignment of values for personal fulfillment.
5 min
Jon Gordon on Mindset, Relationships & "The One...
David and Jon Gordon delve into the themes of oneness, mental health, and personal growth explored in Gordon's latest book, "The One Truth.”
25 min