Lessons From Leaders

Join lawyer, computer scientist, and philosopher Brian Beckcom in conversations with a wide variety of national leaders. Brian discusses important issues related to positive leadership, overcoming adversity, hot-button political issues, and more.Brian is considered to be one of the foremost lawyers in his field as well as a thought leader. Brian is the author of hundreds of articles on a variety of important topics, including legal, philosophical, and technological issues. Brian has been a Texas Super Lawyer every year he has been eligible as well as holding a 10/10 rating on AVVO. Brian’s success rate in his cases exceeds 95%. Brian’s podcast features national leaders, including military officers, national business experts, judges, spiritual leaders, and other guests who have shown leadership during difficult times. Brian’s interests include technology, philosophy, consciousness, mediation, mindfulness, spirituality, mathematics, law, and cognitive science.

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The Warrior Entrepreneur: A Conversation with Blake Sawyer

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The Future of Politics: A Conversation with United States Congressman Will Hurd

In this episode, Brian Beckcom speaks with United States Congressman, Will Hurd. Will talks about what it was like to work undercover for th...

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Science, Happiness, & Purpose: A Conversation with Dr. Carleah East

In this episode, Brian Beckcom speaks with Clinical Psychotherapist Dr. Carleah East about things people can do to improve their mental heal...

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War & Peace: A Conversation with Lt. Col. Toby Flinn

In this episode, Brian Beckcom speaks with Lieutenant Colonel Toby Flinn. Col. Flinn is a decorated war hero who did three tours of duty, tw...

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Ranching, Fishing, & Fatherhood: A Conversation with Julian C. Gomez

In this episode, Brian Beckcom speaks with rancher, Olympic weightlifter, and autonomous vehicle expert/attorney Julian Carlos Gomez. They t...

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Meditation & Mindfulness from a Spiritual Master: A Conversation with Samy Chong

In this episode, Brian Beckcom speaks with Master Certified Life Coach Samy Chong about meditation and mindfulness. Brian and Samy discuss m...

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A Triumphant Human Story: A Conversation with Jared Dunten

In this episode, Brian Beckcom speaks with Jared Dunten, who has overcome some serious life obstacles after being paralyzed when he was only...

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Basketball & Brotherhood: A Conversation with Cyril White

In this episode, Brian Beckcom speaks with lifelong friend of George Floyd, Cyril White. The two forged their friendship on their high schoo...

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Spirituality During Hard Times: A Conversation with Reverend Dr. John Stephens

In this episode, Brian Beckcom speaks with the Reverend Dr. John Stephens, Senior Pastor at Chapelwood Methodist Church.  Dr. Stephens and B...

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Surviving Domestic Violence: A Conversation with Mekisha Walker

In this episode, Brian Beckcom speaks with former Harris County prosecutor and now Criminal Defense Attorney Mekisha Walker. They talk about...

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The Trailblazing Trial Lawyer: A Conversation with John Black

How is it even possible to go to trial in the middle of a pandemic with statewide stay at home orders? 

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The Warrior Entrepreneur: A Conversation with Blake Sawyer

In this episode, Brian Beckcom speaks with Former Marine Corps Combat Officer and now successful entrepreneur Blake Sawyer about an array of...

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The Future of the Legal System: A Conversation with Judge R.K. Sandill

In this episode, Brian Beckcom speaks with Harris County Judge R.K. Sandill about how our judicial branch is serving on the frontlines of de...

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The Small Business Guru: A Conversation with Ben Glass

In this episode, Brian Beckcom speaks to nationally renowned lawyer and small business coach Ben Glass about the COVID-19 pandemic and its f...

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The Only Dependable Source of Happiness (Pandemic Edition)

Have you ever caught yourself raging silently (or not-so-silently) about how some stranger is driving like crap, taking too long to pay at t...

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How to be Resilient (Pandemic Edition)

Like many of you, I've had a lot of time to think over the past month.  One of the things I've been thinking about most are the personal tra...

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Want to Be Happy? Do Hard Things

At the end of every year, I try to take stock of the previous year and give myself a “grade.” I break it into categories like health, fitnes...

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How To Learn Complex Skills Without Complex Training

Do you own a dog? If you don’t, surely you know someone who does. In fact, The Washington Post reports that 68% of American households own a...

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A Cool Experiment You Can Do Right Now to Learn Something Very Important

What do you see?  You see a parrot, right? That’s what I saw too.

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My Favorite Books, Movies, Videos, and Podcasts of 2019

Every year I try to compile a list of my favorite media from the year before. A long time ago, the only media I consumed was books, movies, ...

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Want to Be More Successful in 2020? Be Less Productive

For most of my adult life, I have been obsessed with productivity and efficiency. How can I get more things done? How can I be more efficien...

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Why Do We Make Decisions We Later Regret

Why do we make the choices we do? And more importantly, why do we make choices that we end up regretting in the future? Could there be an em...

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Boost Your Productivity with 3 Easy Steps

“The only reason for time is so that everything doesn’t happen at once” - Albert Einstein

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"Fake News" What Is Misinformation & How to Spot It

Misinformation is defined in Merriam-Webster’s dictionary as incorrect or misleading information. As social media platforms begin facing pub...

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Five Ways to Get Better Sleep

I have come to realize that getting good, quality sleep is the most important thing you can do for your physical and mental health. Shocking...

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How to Be More Self-Aware

I’ll bet you know a couple of people who are totally and completely clueless about who they are and what people think of them. Who have abso...

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Living a Principle-Based Life

I have been a member of a legal marketing and mindset group called “Great Legal Marketing” for almost a decade. The group was founded by a l...

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How to Have a Great Day

Like every human being on the planet, I have great days, average days, and bad days. I’m pretty sure there’s no way to prevent the bad days,...

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How to Be Persuasive

I remember my first trial. It was almost 20 years ago. I was a baby lawyer, less than a year out of law school. I was defending a plumbing c...

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