Michael Mooney

Michael Mooney

The Creation of Pencils of Promise

By Michael Mooney | October 24, 2017

How Scooter Braun, Justin Bieber and Usher helped build schools around the world.

When Scooter Braun’s Dad Called Him a Liar

By Michael Mooney | October 10, 2017

The talent manager learned an important lesson at a young age.

Scooter Braun Stands Up

By Michael Mooney | October 9, 2017

Most famous for the pop stars he manages, the music mogul is ready to be an influential leader in his own right.

The Interesting Thing About Wolf Blitzer

By Michael Mooney | September 7, 2017

How does someone remain so consistent in a career that has spanned more than three decades?

3 Places You Shouldn’t Bring Your Smartphone

By Michael Mooney | July 25, 2017

Simon Sinek argues against the age of hyper-connectedness.

The Beautiful Mind of Simon Sinek

By Michael Mooney | July 11, 2017

Simon Sinek has published two best-selling books about leadership and business. Both Start With Why and Leaders Eat Last sold millions of copies, in multiple languages. He also wrote a small hardcover “book of inspiration” called Together is Better, and he has a new paperback, Why the Why, out later this year. When I interviewed…

Simon Sinek: The Secret to Leadership and Millennials Is Simply Purpose

By Michael Mooney | July 10, 2017

We have millions of disaffected but purpose-driven young people who need to be treated with dignity, as individuals not numbers.

The Jocko Willink Way

By Michael Mooney | March 13, 2017

The former Navy SEAL commander lives by a simple philosophy: Discipline equals freedom.

Inside the Making of ‘Tony Robbins: I Am Not Your Guru’

By Michael Mooney | December 27, 2016

“A Date With Destiny”

Tony Robbins Is Not Your Guru

By Michael Mooney | December 12, 2016

But he wants to ask you life’s most important question.