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ask. is back with a new, two-part series with David Marquet. ask. is a series designed to go deep on the questions that define our lives and our work. Our mission is clear — if we can make the world more curious, everything will be better.

David is a true leader’s leader. As a top graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, David commanded the nuclear-powered, fast-attack submarine USS Santa Fe from 1999 to 2001. Since retiring from the Navy, he has become a best-selling author and has worked with businesses nationwide as a leadership consultant.

Part One…


ask. celebrates 10 years with a blockbuster interview with Chase Jarvis. Next, David Marquet and others in a series specifically designed to go deep on the questions that define our lives and our work.

  1. ask. is back with a new podcast episode and a calling to let anyone host and be an interviewer.
  2. Here’s our first episode with new producers and the one and only Chase Jarvis celebrating his new book http://creativecalling.com

Grab this episode on the Apple Podcast app: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ask/id1057357810#episodeGuid=tag%3Asoundcloud%2C2010%3Atracks%2F682865099

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/7vu19eD9zFvJlgJnJZSCg5?si=SEX5nJM8Shy-oeoeONQwow

Or even Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/startbyasking/chase-jarvis-with-shane-mac

A simple idea then, and always. ask questions that reveal something important, personal…


In this episode, we have the opportunity to connect with Tanya Khakbaz, the head of growth and marketing at Accompany.com — a great tool that acts as your virtual chief-of-staff, helping you get prepared for your upcoming meetings by providing you with everything you need to know about the people you are meeting with. It also keeps you updated with important news related to your contacts so that you always have a reason to reach out at the right time.

Through the course of the interview, we cover many topics from harnessing your passion to start a business, identifying “the…


The CEO of Relish stops by the studio to talk about sports, feminism, diversity and her new company.

Ashley is the CEO of The Relish, a new media sports company for female fans. She has an inspiring story and shares her love for sports, women in business and serving an underserved market: women sport’s fans.

Hope you enjoy.

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It is a simple idea:

What if everything started with a question? What if a moderator helped everyone share their best stories?

There’s something magical about turning off your phone, bringing together great people and having a moderator who brings out personal stories over dinner. It’s an intense night of vulnerabilities, laughter, and new friendships.


This was our first dinner in San Francisco.

It is a simple idea:

What if everything started with a question? What if a moderator helped everyone share their best stories?

There’s something magical about turning off your phone, bringing together great people and having a moderator who brings out personal stories over dinner. It’s an intense night of vulnerabilities, laughter, and new friendships.

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It all started 4 years ago. It was a simple idea then and it’s a simple idea now. I set out to ask 1 question to a wide range of leaders all over the world.

the idea

In a short time, I’ve been lucky and humbled by this experiment. I’ve had the great opportunity and pleasure to ask questions and learn from the tech rock stars, NGO leaders, professional athletes and CEOs of Fortune 500s. Since then it’s become a way of life, not just some interview blog.

But, I always wanted to host a dinner for ask. I wanted to take…


This interview was truly special to me. I sat down with my mother and had an open conversation about work, love, taking care of yourself, and caring for others. It was one of my favorite memories with my mom. She’s incredible.

I hope you enjoy.

Subscribe to everything ask.

iTunes Podcast: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/ask-interviews/id1057357810?mt=2

Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/startbyasking

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsRNdIXwaGJGZCXLsj0jGcQ

Twitter: http://twitter.com/startbyasking

Facebook: http://facebook.com/startbyasking

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