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: 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.

Rachel Hollis

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.

Lewis Howes

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.

Gary Vaynerchuk

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.

5 am club

Will Joining the 5 AM Club Change Your Life?

By Scott Bedgood | August 26, 2019

The early bird gets the worm. But how does it taste? Our writer decides to test Robin Sharma’s 20/20/20 formula to find out.

Naveen Jain

Naveen Jain Has Crazy Dreams

By Scott Bedgood | July 29, 2019

An abundance-based life philosophy has this serial entrepreneur thinking big—really big.

The Abundance Mindset: Naveen Jain

The Abundance Mindset: A Jain Family Tradition

By Scott Bedgood | July 29, 2019

The ability to find solutions to problems and shoot for seemingly unobtainable goals has rubbed off on all three of Naveen Jain’s children.