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.

Business in the Sky: How Private Aviation Can B...
I sat down with Cory Bengtzen, President of Skyshare, to discuss the benefits of private aviation and how the company is making it more affordable and accessible for all.
11 min
Creativity Unleashed: Embracing Innovation in T...
In this episode, I dive into enriching conversations with David Moreno, Lacey Book, Fredrik Haren, and Craig Siegel. We share valuable insights on content creation, navigating adversity and rejection, embracing curiosity, and fostering empathy and growth through genuine conversations and an understanding of diverse worldviews.
57 min
How Leila and Alex Hormozi Build Companies
In today's episode, I chat with everyone’s favorite entrepreneur’s, Leila and Alex Hormozi, about the crucial role of people and culture in business success.
14 min
Master Your Mindset & Maintain Momentum During ...
In today’s episode I sat down with entrepreneur and business coach Nathan Mansfield. Together, we explore the importance of self-belief, positive self-image, and the consistent pursuit of aligning skills, knowledge, and desires to overcome challenges.
19 min
Navigating Your Career Journey with Dan Patrick...
Today’s episode is from a conversation I had back in 2018 with sports broadcasting legend Dan Patrick, host of the Dan Patrick Show.
22 min
From Self-Sabotage to Peak Performance with Coa...
Today's episode features a deep dive with Coach Dar into the essence of mindset, covering intelligence, intuition, and inspiration. We explore the art of reframing and the value of focusing on life's positive aspects.
12 min
AI Is Your Ally, Not Your Enemy
Today’s episode is from a conversation with Daniel Farber during the PropTech 360 webinar. We discuss the servant mindset's role in real estate and sports, its core pillars, and how businesses can leverage technology, especially AI, to align with a servant-driven approach and a company’s core values.
27 min
Credit as a Catalyst: Transforming Liabilities ...
Today's episode is from a conversation with James Jiang, the credit GOAT and CEO of Limitless Financial Solutions. We unpack the intricacies of credit, from debunking bankruptcy myths to offering strategies for young adults to establish and leverage credit as they’re starting out.
20 min
Forgive, Learn, and Thrive: 12 Strategies for H...
This episode explores the power of forgiveness, offering a step-by-step guide to healing, transforming relationships, and living a life of ease and abundance.
27 min
Parenting Blueprint: Ferocious Pursuit with Ser...
Today's episode is from a conversation I had on the Chatabout Children with Sonia Bestulic podcast, delving into the art of raising empowered, resilient children. We discuss balancing ambition with surrender, redefining money perspectives, and promoting gratitude, responsibility, and humility.
22 min
From Cards to Coins: The New Asset Class on the...
Today's episode is from a conversation I had at The National Trading Convention with Nat Turner, the influential CEO of Collectors, and Brian Ludden, the visionary CEO and Founder of Ludex. We dive deep into the tech-driven revolution in collecting, and the priceless value of tangible collectibles in a digital age.
20 min
Work-Life Balance & Growing Beyond Your Comfort...
Today's episode is from a conversation with Ryan Serhant, Lisa DeMayo, and Zach Weiner at a private VIP dinner I hosted in New York City in August. This lively discussion centers on motivation, evolving professionally and personally, and continually setting new goals.
32 min
Beyond Money | Building Legacies in Entrepreneu...
Today's episode is from a conversation I had with Phil DePaul, CEO of BoomZeal Enterprises Inc., and Joe Tolzmann, Founder and CEO of RocketPlan Technologies Inc. Both highlight the pivotal role of lifelong learning and value-driven success.
26 min
Rewarding Mistakes | Creating a Culture of Grow...
Today's episode is from a conversation I had with Thais Eliasen, on her 'I Can't Believe It's You' podcast. I talk about my transformative journey: from a $100 million bankruptcy and losing my mother’s house to my quest to empower over a billion people to be happy, teach others, and live in abundance.
21 min
Compassionate Capitalism: Merging Profits with ...
Today's episode is from a conversation I had with Brandon Fugal, the Chairman of Colliers International. We discuss the value of the compassionate capitalist approach in using real estate to enrich our communities.
17 min
Mastering Your Habits to Unleash Your Potential...
In today’s episode, I answer questions from around the room, sharing transformative insights on how to lead effectively, embrace consistency, and create lasting value in both your personal and professional life.
58 min
Bouncing Back: Lessons from a $100 Million Setb...
In today’s episode, I join Ken Eslick on the Leaders Lab Podcast. I discuss the importance of shifting from a mindset of scarcity to one of abundance, and what this fundamental shift in thinking meant for my own personal journey.
19 min
The Importance of “Failing Fast” in Digital Mar...
Today's episode is from a conversation with Jeremy Blossom, CEO and Founder of Strikepoint Media. We discuss the importance of 'failing fast' in digital marketing through small-scale testing and managing clients expectations.
12 min
The Secrets of Great Leadership & Teamwork with...
Conversation with Gary Vaynerchuk and Pro Football Hall of Fame legend Champ Bailey about leadership and teamwork.
36 min
A Conversation with Cyd Tetro on Women Entrepre...
Conversation with Cyd Tetro, the CEO of Brandless Inc. and former Entrepreneur in Residence at The Walt Disney Company, on fundraising, rejection, and disrupting the status quo.
15 min
What I Learned From Hitting Rock Bottom | A Con...
In today's episode, I join the Jeff Fenster Show for an interview. Jeff and I have shared a friendship for over 30 years; he's like a younger brother to me. Our conversation was deeply honest, reflecting on moments when I've been at my best and worst.
62 min
SHEIN's Community-Driven Fashion: From Trendset...
On today’s episode, I sit down with Peter Pernot-Day, US Head of Strategic Communications at SHEIN, and we discuss the importance engaging with customers through community building.
19 min
Detaching from Outcomes and Embracing Daily Pra...
In today’s episode, I share some of the key takeaways from our recent training session, where we discuss personal growth and development.
57 min
The Power of Faith in Creating a Life You Love ...
On today’s episode, Jim Oliver and I talk about the importance of seeking out experienced individuals and learning from their success.
21 min
Why Collectibles Are Changing From Short-Term I...
I sit down with Buster Sher, and we discuss the significant role technology has played in transforming the way we buy, sell, and trade collectibles.
16 min