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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Jul 25, 2017

“When you are in an environment and a culture that is lifting up servant leadership and lifting up excellence, you get swept up in the current of that.”

In season 9 episode 8 we are joined by Casey Crawford the CEO of Movement Mortgage. The former NFL player turned Entrepreneur leads a rapidly growing company that employs 4,000 people and is making a huge impact on the world.  You can learn more about their incredible culture and company at

In our conversation we cover:

- What he learned from playing one of the worst teams in NFL History?

- What’s the difference between bad and great teams?

- Where Casey learned servant leadership

- What is servant leadership?

- Why it’s a leader’s job to create more leaders not less

- Why you have to love people in order to be successful

- What’s harder leading at work and leading at home?

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Jul 18, 2017

“The only two things you have complete control over everyday is your attitude and effort.”

In season 9 episode 7 we are joined by Alan Stein Jr. He is a basketball performance coach and corporate speaker.  He has spent the past 15 years working with and learning from some of the highest performing athletes on the planet like Kobe Bryant and Stephen Curry.

You can learn more about Alan here and follow him on social media @alansteinjr.

In our conversation we cover:

  • What sports and business have in common
  • Why it’s important to focus on the process instead of the results
  • The indisputable facts about time
  • Why our attention matters most
  • What you can learn from Kobe Bryant, Steph Curry and Steve Nash
  • Why physical touch is important in culture and leadership

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Jul 11, 2017

"Leadership is all about serving and empowering other people"

In season 9 episode 6 we dispel the 4 myths of leadership in order to help you become a better leader.  

In the show we cover:

- The 4 most common myths of leadership dispelled

- Why leadership is so important

- How you can improve as a leader

- What is a "Welder Leader"

- Defining Love

- Defining Discipline

- The 5 Welder Leader Profiles (Exploiter, Ruler, Pleaser, Dabbler, Welder)

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Jul 4, 2017

"Feedback is information with the distinct purpose of improving results or relationships"

In Season 9 Episode 5, we are joined by Margie Mauldin. She is the author of Feedback Revolution: Building Relationships & Boosting Results and the highly acclaimed iLoveFeedback® training course.  Her civic involvement includes serving on several boards and supporting education and development scholarships.

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In our conversation we cover:

- What is feedback?

- The two areas that are most important when giving feedback

- Why facts are so important when giving feedback

- The acronym for feedback WIIFT “What’s in it for them”

- What millennials really want when being given feedback

- One lesson you can learn Steven Covey

- Why leaders don’t give good feedback

- The correct approach to give feedback

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