Robert Glazer | How Attitude and Gratitude Elevated This Top CEO to New Heights

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Robert Glazer | How Attitude and Gratitude Elevated This Top CEO to New Heights

Robert Glazer

Posted on October 15, 2019

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Get ready for a life and leadership packed two hours with award-winning CEO Robert Glazer! On this episode of the donothing podcast, Robert and I chat about everything from building a strong work culture to raising kids in the modern world to the importance of taking care of yourself, and so much more.  

Robert is the founder and CEO of Acceleration Partners, a global performance marketing agency and the recipient of numerous industry and company culture awards, including Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Awards where he was named the #2 CEO in 2018. 

He is the author of the inspirational newsletter Friday Forward, author of the international bestselling book, Performance Partnerships, and of the new book, Elevate: Push Beyond Your Limits and Unlock Success in Yourself and Others. Elevate’s a blueprint on how to build capacity incrementally in these four areas—spiritually, intellectually, physically, and emotionally.

Robert’s also a speaker sought after by companies and organizations around the world and the host of The Elevate Podcast.

Listen in to this week’s podcast and discover: 


  • Why Robert believes “not having enough time” is just an excuse
  • What GSD means
  • Robert’s feelings on the open office space 
  • What a “Relationship Dashboard” is and how to create one
  • His simple technique on avoiding people with bad energies
  • Why Robert’s trying to meditate more often
  • What meditation means to Robert
  • How we can learn to take losses with grace
  • Why we need to embrace competition 
  • What competition means to Robert
  • How parents can best support their kids
  • The importance of honest feedback
  • Why peer and mentorship groups are integral to great leadership
  • What great a company culture means to Robert
  • Robert’s reaction to being named the #2 CEO on Glassdoor
  • When Robert recently felt Imposter Syndrome
  • What Robert’s Ted Talk experience was like
  • How Robert deals with writer’s block
  • What triggered Robert’s first panic attack
  • Why the panic attack was a major wake-up call 
  • How Robert’s eating habits have changed
  • Why the fat-free craze of the 90s still impacts our diet today
  • How a “calorie is not a calorie”
  • Robert’s “revolutionary” diet plan
  • Why gratitude and attitude go hand-in-hand
  • How to better integrate gratitude into your everyday life
  • And so much more…

Connect With Robert Glazer





Listen to the Elevate Podcast

Watch His TedTalk:


Buy Robert’s Books



Perfect Partnerships


Robert’s Recommended Resources

Nuts!: Southwest Airlines’ Crazy Recipe for Business and Personal Success by Kevin and Jackie Freiberg

In Defense of Food by Michael Pollan

Mistakes Were Made (but not by me) by Carol Tavris and Elliot Aronson

4-Hour Workweek by Timothy Ferris

Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill

Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us by Daniel H. Pink



Check out TINYpulse, one of Robert’s favorite software programs which helps his team members connect with gratitude


Subscribe to Robert’s Friday Forward Newsletter

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