Follow My Lead with John Eades: Developing the Leaders of Tomorrow

Every week on the Follow My Lead podcast, John Eades interviews exceptional leaders to extract their secrets and best practices to transfer knowledge to the leaders of tomorrow. The show focuses on helping modern professionals be better prepared to lead themselves and lead others. Popular topics include: Leadership, Management, and Motivation
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Apr 25, 2017

"Everyone needs leaders in their life that tell them, 'You can do better'." In season 8 episode 3 we are joined by Perry Tuttle. Perry Tuttle was a first round draft pick in the 1982 NFL draft and played 10 years of pro ball (NFL & CFL). Perry will always be remembered for the game winning catch during the 1982 Orange Bowl that won Clemson a national championship. He is a noted author, speaker, and leadership coach currently working with Fortune Companies and professional athletes to help them navigate the marketplace with character and integrity. Perry is also the Chaplain of the Charlotte Hornets.

This episode goes deep on what professional athletes really experience at the end of their career, great strategies to have blossoming relationships between parents and kids, why coaches are so important in life, what role faith plays in life and why Perry spent 1 whole years saying thank you to those who mattered to him.

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Apr 18, 2017

“Leadership is a way of enabling the intuiting of the whole of your organization towards a common objective.  If you get leadership wrong, people in your organization are only following your ideas which causes major issues."  In Season 8 episode 2 we are joined by Chris Paton. He is the Managing Director of Quirk Solutions an organization that specializes in something called Business Wargaming.

In our conversation we cover:

- What is Business Wargaming?

- What value do organizations receive by using Business Wargaming?

- What is the road to Abilene Paradox?

- Why failures occur in organizations

- How to get to success faster

- Why sharing plans out loud in front of a group should be a requirement

- Why is leadership so important?

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Apr 11, 2017

“The single greatest people skill is a highly developed and authentic interest in the other person” In Season 8 episode 1 we are joined by Bob Burg.  He is the author of a number of books on sales, marketing and influence, with total book sales of well over a million copies. His best selling book, the Go-Giver literally changed my life.  

You can follow Bob on social @bobburg or listen to his Go-Giver Podcast. 

We covered a ton of ground in our discussion including:

- Where did the Go-Giver come from?

- How to become a Go-Giver

- What can modern professionals do to become more self aware

- Why Leadership is Influence

- What is Influence

- Why we all need “drive by mentors”

- The 5 Laws of the Go-Giver

- What separates the successful from the ultra successful?

- The single greatest people skill people need

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Apr 4, 2017

"The hardest part in leading a remote workforce is without question connecting and inspiring people through video chat.”  In season 7 episode 8 we are joined by Michael Sacca the President of and host of the podcast. Whether you have a remote workforce or not, the truth is every organization is communicating differently and the workforce wants a slightly different work environment than in generations past.  

We also covered:

- What is discipline and why is it important in career selection

- Why working remotely is actually challenging

- What Generation X leaders can learn from the millennial workforce

- Why it's important to have defined leadership roles

- How a mentality switch for work can change everything

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