Why it was selected for “CBNation Architects”: Michael was able to start his firm with modern technology. One of the things that really stuck out to me during this interview when we spoke about sports and other topics, was how we can learn and constantly learn from industries “outside” our core industries. The conversation we had was aligned with one of the CEO Nuggets that came up consistently in episodes which are that business (and even life) is not made up of silos.
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Michael Elkins Teaser 00:00
Really the idea is to sit down with people and unpack what it is that they did to become successful. And I think the common theme that I've noticed, at least from my recent guests Lombardi and as well as Coach Musselman and Pat Williams, is the constant desire to continue to learn. To not pigeonhole yourself to whatever your business is.
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Gresham Harkless 00:49
Hello, hello, hello. This is Gresh from the I am CEO podcast and I appreciate you listening to this episode. If you've been listening this year, you know that we hit 1600 episodes at the beginning of this year. We're doing something a little bit different where we are repurposing our favorite episodes around certain categories, topics or as I like to call them, business pillars that we think are going to be extremely impactful for CEOs, entrepreneurs, and business owners and what I like to call the CB nation architects who are looking to level up their organizations.
This month we are focused on technology. We're a technology company that does dot, dot, dot. Technology is no longer an afterthought or something that you might do and is actually a core part of your business. If you are a real estate investor, you're using it. If you're a financial firm, if you're a cleaning company, author, speaker, you are using technology. If you are in any business, you are using technology, and if you're not, then you're probably going to be disrupted by an organization that is.
So this month we are going to look into purposing episodes that are around technology, whether that be firms or organizations that are actually using and investing in technology as a core part of their products and services, or potentially those individuals that are using and leveraging CEO hacks and CEO nuggets that center around technology and sharing ways that we can leverage it as well. Remember that you are a technology company that does dot, dot, dot. Sit back and enjoy this special episode of the I am CEO podcast.
Hello, hello, hello. This is Gresh from the I am CEO podcast and I have a very special guest on the show today. I have Michael Elkins of MLE Law, Michael, it's awesome to have you on the show.
Michael Elkins 02:18
Thanks for having me today.
Gresham Harkless 02:20
No problem. Super excited to have you on, and what I want to do is just read a little bit more about Michael so you can hear about all the also things that he's doing. And Michael is an 18-year trial lawyer who's the founder of MLE Law, a full-service labor and employment business law firm that uses modern technology to give businesses, individuals in municipalities a legal experience that is efficient, transparent, and price predictable.
Michael is also the founder and host of “Game 7: The Sports Business and Lifestyle Podcast.” On his podcast, Michael explores the psychology of what makes people successful in sports, business, and life. And some of Michael's guests include 30-year NFL front-office veteran, Michael Lombardi; Arkansas Razorback, head basketball coach Eric Musselman; Orlando Magic, co-founder, speaker, and author, Pat Williams and NFL's super agent Brett Tessler.
Michael, are you ready to speak to the I am CEO community?
Michael Elkins 03:11
I am looking forward to it.