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

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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Aug 29, 2017

“Leadership is embedding the capacity for greatness in the people and practices of an organization and decoupling it from the personality of the leader.”

In season 10 episode 5, we are joined by Retired Captain of the US Navy, David Marquet.  He is the author of "Turn the Ship Around: A True Story of Turning Followers Into Leaders."  You can learn more from David by signing up to receive weekly leadership nudges at http://www.davidmarquet.com/.

In our conversation we cover:

  • Why Stephen Covey’s Leadership definition matters today
  • What is the difference between leader-follower vs leader-leader model
  • Why is it so important to have leaders at all levels of an organization
    • “If your people just need to be told what to do, they are easily replaceable”
    • At a moral level, “thinking humans rarely do horrible thinking”
  • How do you take someone from thinking leader-follower to thinking leader-leader
  • Practical changes employees can make to make the change they want to see in their organization
  • What’s the cost of bad leadership?
  • What’s harder leading at home or leading at work?
  • Why Jesus Christ shifted the way we viewed humans
  • Best advice David knows

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Aug 22, 2017

“To grow, learn, and develop it’s important we get outside of our comfort zone”

In season 10 episode 4 we are joined by author, professor and speaker Andy Molinsky to discuss comfort zones.  He is a Management professor at Brandeis University's International Business School, with a joint appointment in the Department of Psychology.  He is also the author of REACH:A New Strategy to Help You Step Outside Your Comfort Zone, Rise to the Challenge, and Build Confidence.

In our conversation we cover:

- What college students are missing when they enter the professional world

- Why getting outside your comfort zone in important

- What holds you back from getting outside your comfort zone

- How to get outside your comfort zone on a regular basis

- What role desperation plays in our comfort zones

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Aug 15, 2017

Recent research showed more than two thirds of the incoming workforce believe its management's job to provide accelerated development opportunities to encourage them to stay at their company.  Truth be told this isn't just an "incoming workforce" thing. Every professional, regardless of where they are in their career, wants to feel their leader is investing in their development.  

In season 10 Episode 3, my colleague Mark Houston joins the show to share his incredible example of personal development and we share thing steps leaders can take to ensure they are investing in themselves and their people. 

You can find out more about the Welder Leader Program at www.learnloft.com/effectiveleadership

In our conversation we cover:

- What Peyton Manning and Ryan Leaf teach us about talent

- The investing in people principle

- 3 Key steps to invest in your people

- Personal Development Plan example

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Aug 8, 2017

“Wisdom is taking things you have done in the past and applying them to mistakes in the future to change the outcome.”

In season 10 episode 2 we are joined by Pat McCrory.  The former North Carolina Governor and Charlotte mayor shares leadership wisdom and experiences with us. Regardless of the political aisle you sit on there is a lot to learn from him in this episode. 

In our conversation we cover:

- Why we all need to take initiative

- Lessons Learned in Leadership from being in Political Office

- Why wisdom is so important

- How to do discern difficult decisions

- Pat’s advice to young professionals

Favorite Quotes:

"The biggest adjustment isn’t in winning but in losing"

"The longer you stay in an office, the longer your integrity is going to be challenged"

"We are all born with a divinity and skill within us. With those skills we are called make a difference and fulfill our potential”

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Aug 1, 2017

"A person who is humble, hungry and smart can add value to a team in any environment."

In the Season 10 Episode 1 we are joined by Patrick Lencioni.  He is the founder of The Table Group and the author of 12 books (5 Dysfunctions of a Team, Ideal Team Player) which have sold over 5 million copies and been translated into more than 30 languages.

You can find the table group here  or follow him on social media here.

In our conversation we cover:

- Why Patrick wrote 5 Dysfunctions of a Team

- What is the difference between conflict and accountability

- Why Accountability is so important in leadership

- Why people leave companies and their manager

- What a lead sacrifices by not having great teamwork

- Why so many leaders allow poor teamwork

- What all great businesses do differently

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