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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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Oct 31, 2017

“No matter where you come from, no matter what circumstances you had to deal with, you can still rise above and be successful.”

In season 11 episode 6 we are joined by Arkevious Armstrong.  After not one but two stints in prison, he is making his mark on the world helping redirect the path of the youth and young adults. Giving them the tools to make the right decisions. Building
leaders and strengthening confidence. Changing a life one individual at a time. He believes if you're not the solution then you're part of the problem.

You can learn more about Arkevious at http://www.arkinspire.com/ or https://www.sutlnc.org/

In our conversation we cover:

- Why every person has a purpose

- Why finding your purpose is so important in life

- Why people don't tap into their potential

- Why investing in yourself is so important

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Oct 23, 2017

You can have similar ideas and you are taken more seriously as a man than a woman

In season 11 episode 5 we are joined by Elba Pareja Gallagher. She is the Director of Finance of Global B2C Strategy at UPS and the founder of ShowMe50.org an organization working to close the gender gap one organization at a time.

You can download the McKinsey Report Here or check out showme50.org.

In our conversation we cover:

What is Red Ocean and Blue Ocean Strategy?

- How does a leader to be more innovative and know their opinion matters?

- What can someone on a team do to bring innovative ideas to their leader?

- What stereotypes exist between men and women in the workplace

- The state of women in the workplace

- The unconscious bias in that exists in the workplace

- What can men and women do to set people up for higher levels of success?

- Why networking is so important in your career

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Oct 17, 2017

“When you put your focus on your followers, they will thrive”

In season 11 episode 4 we are joined by Marcel Schwantes. He is a speaker, entrepreneur, executive coach, and syndicated columnist with global readership. His work has been featured on Inc., Time, Business Insider, Chicago Tribune. Marcel speaks passionately on the power of servant leadership and making the workplace more human. His company, Leadership from the Core, is a key player in developing servant-leadership and human-centered leadership content and training programs for companies that are 100 percent committed to creating highly engaged, democratic, and freedom-oriented work cultures that will lead to high performance and bottom-line success.

In our conversation we cover:

- What does Leadership really mean?

- Why servant leaders get great results

- How to get higher levels of discretionary effort out of your team

- How can leader do a better job of providing communication to their team

 

 

Oct 10, 2017

In Season 11 Episode 3 we are joined by Jason V Barger.  He is a globally celebrated Author, Speaker, Consultant, and founder of Step Back Leadership. He is a former college basketball player who now works with organizations that are passionate about Culture Change, Leadership Development, Innovation, Service, and bringing their Mission to life every day.  

Learn more about his upcoming Thermostat Cultures Live Conference in Columbus Ohio in November.

In our conversation we cover:

- Why culture is so important

- How every employee can add or subtract to company culture

- Great examples of organizational cultures

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Oct 3, 2017

“Ego puts a filter on the world that corrupts your relationship with reality”

In season 11 episode 2 we are joined by Cy Wakeman.  She is a drama researcher, international leadership speaker, and founder of Reality-Based Leadership. Her new book is titled: No Ego: How Leaders Can Cut the Cost of Workplace Drama, End Entitlement, and Drive Big Results.

You can follow Cy on social media @CyWakeman or learn more at realitybasedleadership.com.

In our conversation we cover:

- Why the field of HR and Leadership isn’t made for human behavior

- Why co-dependency is so prevalent in leadership

- What’s the cost of drama in the workplace?

- How do you bypass the ego

- Why ego is such a big problem in leadership

- What can leaders do to help their people overcome ego

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