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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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Jan 30, 2018

“Part of someone’s expertise as a leader is knowing that they don’t have to have all the answers they just need to know the right questions to ask”

In season 13 episode 3 we are joined by Bob Tiede.  He is an author, blogger, at Leadingwithquestions.com and part of the leadership development team at Cru. 

In our conversation we cover:

- What great leaders do?

- Why great leaders ask questions

- What’s the difference between a Multiplier and a Diminisher?

- The art of leading people to their own path

- How to build better relationships

- How to be a more effective parent through relationships

- One question to show how well you know your team

- The best parenting tip you will ever hear

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Jan 23, 2018

“To be an optimistic leader in the face of challenges is a true competitive advantage in the world today”

In season 13 episode 2 we are joined by Mike Erwin. He is the co-author of "Lead Yourself First," founder of two non-profit 's (Team Red White and Blue and The Positivity Project), and is the CEO of Character and Leadership Center.  

In our conversation we covered:

- What is positive psychology? 

- When is Character developed?

- How positivity relates to leadership

- Can negative people change?

- How to become a more positive person

- Why leaders put limits on their people

- What is solitude and why is it some important

- Why Eisenhower was such a great leader

- How do you make solitude a part of your daily practice?

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Jan 16, 2018

"If all you are doing is staying out of your remote team members way, you aren't leading"

In season 13 episode 1, John covered how to lead remote team members.  

A few of the topics we cover:

- Why leading a remote team is so important

- Trends to support remote work

- Focus on building great relationships with team members

- Leverage a meeting structure focused on 3 questions

- Spend time on purpose and vision

This podcast is brought to you by learnloft.com.

 

Jan 9, 2018

"Leadership is all about improving the performance of team members."

In season 12 episode 8 (Episode 100!) we are joined by one of our favorite guests Roderic Yapp.  Rod is the founder of Leadership Forces.  In our conversation, we cover everything leadership including:

- Rod's simple leadership definition

Great leadership stories about Shackelford and General James Mattis

- Why command and control leadership is misunderstood

- How command and control is actually defined

- Why it’s important to care what peers think about you

- Why defining standards are so important for leaders

- Should consequences of standards be enforced always the same?

- Why there is a real need for more leaders in the world

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Jan 3, 2018

Season 12 episode 7 is all about helping you make 2018 your best leadership year ever. John Eades covers his 1 word for the new year and challenges you to create a new word to help guide and focus you. 

Then he covers the 5 New Year's resolutions the best leaders commit to every year.  

- What is a resolution anyways?

- Why it's important to ask for feedback about yourself 

- Why you must communicate why the team is doing what it's doing 

- How to reject negativity and naysayers

How to focus on the most important things every single day

Why you must show belief and appreciation for team members 

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