Welcome to Episode 166 of Building My Legacy.

In this podcast we talk with Dan Duckworth, the founder of The Crucible Life, an online leadership community of changemakers. His current mission is to find, liberate, unite and inspire changemakers across every industry, regardless of their job function or authority level. Dan explains that a changemaker is someone who feels deep inside that they have a mission or purpose to lead change for the people they love and the communities they care about. These people, Dan tells us, believe “I’m supposed to do more.”

The Crucible Life provides a home for people who have the heart of a changemaker. Dan’s message is valuable for the many people we hear from who would like to do more. And it’s vital for those of you who are building your legacy.

So if you want to know:

  • Why leadership is much more than transferring knowledge or skills
  • About the link between character and culture transformation
  • The three conditions that have to be met for somebody to tackle something that’s hard to do
  • How to discover your “trophy goal”
  • Why leadership is only the means to an end


About Dan Duckworth

Dan Duckworth is a changemaker, teacher and community-builder. He started out, in his words, “as a peon” and ended up leading executive level transformational initiatives that helped leaders implement significant strategic changes for their organizations. Dan founded The Crucible Life, an online leadership community of changemakers, to facilitate his mission to make deep change accessible to the masses — not just executives. He is an expert in transformational leadership, helping leaders in every industry and at every level of authority answer the call of the changemaker and achieve the trophy goals they care about most.  You can learn more about The Crucible Life at the organization’s website, cruciblelife.com and connect with Dan at danduckworth.net

About Lois Sonstegard, PhD

Working with business leaders for more than 30 years, Lois has learned that successful leaders have a passion to leave a meaningful legacy.  Leaders often ask: When does one begin to think about legacy?  Is there a “best” approach?  Is there a process or steps one should follow?

Lois is dedicated not only to developing leaders but to helping them build a meaningful legacy. Learn more about how Lois can help your organization with Leadership Consulting and Executive Coaching:

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Mike Saunders, MBA

Mike Saunders is theAuthority Positioning Coach at Marketing Huddle, the author of Amazon Bestselling book Authority Selling™, Adjunct Marketing Professor at several Universities, contributor to The Huffington Post, and member of the Forbes Coaches Council – an invitation-only community for the World’s Most Influential Business Coaches.

Lois Sonstegard, PhD

Working with business leaders for more than 30 years, Lois has learned the passion successful leaders have to leave a meaningful legacy. Lois is dedicated not only to developing leaders but to help them build a meaningful legacy.