Scott Bedgood

Scott Bedgood
Scott Bedgood is a freelance writer and the author of Lessons from Legends: 12 Hall of Fame Coaches on Leadership, Life, and Leaving a Legacy. He lives in Dallas, Texas, with his wife Sami.

New Thought Leader: Rachel Cruze

By Jonny Auping, Cecilia Meis, Jamie Friedlander , Scott Bedgood | February 4, 2020

Rachel Cruze says that people fall into the trap of seeing financial troubles as hopeless, and she wants to reinsert hope back into their lives.

New Thought Leader: Prince Ea

By Jonny Auping, Scott Bedgood, Cecilia Meis , Jamie Friedlander | February 4, 2020

His given name is Richard Williams, but you probably know the filmmaker, poet, motivational speaker and activist from St. Louis as Prince Ea. You’ve probably seen one of his videos circling social media without realizing it. His content goes viral frequently. His most-watched video on YouTube was uploaded five years ago. It’s a three-and-a-half minute…

New Thought Leader: Tim Ferriss

By Jonny Auping, Jamie Friedlander, Cecilia Meis , Scott Bedgood | February 4, 2020

What started with the massively popular 2007 best-seller The 4 Hour Workweek has turned Tim Ferriss from a relatively unknown entrepreneur into a media mogul.

New Thought Leader: Marie Forleo

By Jamie Friedlander, Scott Bedgood, Jonny Auping , Cecilia Meis | February 4, 2020

Marie Forleo’s ultimate goal boils down to one simple concept: She wants to help people live extraordinary lives.

New Thought Leader: Rachel Hollis

By Scott Bedgood, Jonny Auping, Cecilia Meis , Jamie Friedlander | February 4, 2020

Rachel Hollis’s grand entry into the personal development world started in 2018 with No. 1 New York Times best-seller, Girl, Wash Your Face and 2019 follow-up Girl, Stop Apologizing, but she’s been in the business of self-growth far longer.

New Thought Leader: Lewis Howes

By Jonny Auping, Jamie Friedlander, Cecilia Meis , Scott Bedgood | February 4, 2020

A former professional football player and current high-performance athlete, 36-year-old Lewis Howes has truly carved a niche for himself in the world of personal development, using his expertise in sports to inform his teachings.

New Thought Leader: Trent Shelton

By Jonny Auping, Cecilia Meis, Jamie Friedlander , Scott Bedgood | February 4, 2020

Of all the things that don’t go particularly far on a résumé, running fast and catching footballs are skills that qualify you for one specific job. For Trent Shelton, fizzling out of the NFL in 2009 after three years of limited opportunities was some combination of humiliating and terrifying.

New Thought Leader: Jay Shetty

By Jamie Friedlander, Jonny Auping, Cecilia Meis , Scott Bedgood | February 4, 2020

The search for wisdom and knowledge is no longer a solitary pursuit left to scholars or monks; it’s a global conversation, and Jay Shetty—a former monk, as it so happens—wants you to be just as much a part of it as he is.

New Thought Leader: Gary Vaynerchuk

By Jonny Auping, Jamie Friedlander, Cecilia Meis , Scott Bedgood | February 4, 2020

Known by many simply as “Gary Vee,” Gary Vaynerchuk, 44, has used his decades-long impact to motivate millions of people.

The Adventurer Begins

By Scott Bedgood | January 14, 2020

Alastair Humphreys, an acclaimed explorer, tackles his self-described midlife crisis.