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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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Sep 25, 2017

Coaching is unlocking people’s potential and helping them learn rather than teaching them

In season 11 episode 1 we are joined by Michael Bungay Stanier.  He is the founder of Box of Crayons a company focused on giving managers practical coaching skills so they can coach in 10 minutes or less. He is also the author of "Do More Great Work" and "The Coaching Habit."

You can learn more at boxofcrayons.biz

In our conversation we cover:

- What is the definition of coaching?

- Should you focus on the behavior or outcome to become a better coach?

- Why is it so important to know yourself in order to be a good coach

- Why everyone can be more coachlike

- How to work with a bad manager?

- One lesson you can learn from Marshall Goldsmith

- Why habits play a critical part in being a better coach

This podcast is brought to you by LearnLoft.com

 

Sep 19, 2017

“Leadership is far from the words that you say”

In season 10 episode 8, Armand Brown interviews John Eades for an upcoming episode of his new show "Someday Becomes Everyday." 

In our conversation we cover:

- Why tough moments prepare you for the future

- What makes an entrepreneur persevere?

- Why you have to take a step a step back to take a step forward

- How to think about entrepreneurship

- Why values and character matter so much in leadership

Check out the Someday Becomes Everyday podcasy at lfamarketing.com

 

Sep 12, 2017

“It’s the culture a leader sets that dictates the team's path”

In season 10 episode 7 we are joined by Mike Rucker a former NFL Pro-bowler who played 8 seasons for the Carolina Panthers. He was a workhorse during his NFL career accumulating 55 sacks during his career and only missing 4 games in his career.  Where he is more impressive than anything he did on the field is how he is a leader off of it.

In our conversation we cover:

  • Why losing is where the best lessons are learned
  • Why talent and leadership are keys to success
  • T.E.A.M. - Together Everyone Achieves More 
  • What you can learn from Sam Mills and #keeppounding 
  • Why communication is so key in leadership
  • Why Mentorship is important for young professionals

This podcast is brought to you by learnloft.com.  Take the free Welder Leader Assessment at learnloft.com/assessment.

Sep 5, 2017

“Things are taught and caught by people watching you.”

In season 10 episode 6 we are joined by Sarah Cherne.  She is the  CEO of Junior Achievement of Central Carolinas, you can learn more about them at jacarolinas.com.

In our conversation we cover:

  • How Non-Profit Work Found Sarah
  • How to move up in an organization early in your career
  • Advice to working women with families at home
  • The importance of early morning disciplines
  • The routine Sarah uses to maintain peak performance
  • Why diversity of thought is important in organizational leadership
  • Why passion is so important in leadership
  • The toughest decisions leaders have to make
  • How to handle disappointment and failure
  • Why it’s important to embrace resistance
  • How to help others embrace perseverance
  • The best advice Sarah ever received

This podcast is brought to you by LearnLoft.com.  Take the free Welder Leader assessment at learnloft.com/assessment.

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