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Follow My Lead: Lead Your Best with John Eades

John Eades transfers stories and best practices from today's leaders to the leaders of tomorrow. Popular topics include Leadership, Management, and Motivation.
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Apr 14, 2021

"Most people go to their grave with the music still inside of them." - Wendell Holmes

In today's episode, you get the opportunity to hear about the Excellence Loop from one of John's keynote's earlier this year. 

In the show you:

- Hear John sing Karaoke

- Why it's essential you sing your song

- Why Excellence is in reach for you

- How to inspire others

To have John speak to your team or organization just reach out here. 

Apr 7, 2021

"Never stop learning, but it's time to trust your training."

No one is immune to getting stuck in a state of "Productive Procrastination." The place where we just keep learning and consuming but never applying.  Today's episode is all about trusting your training and taking hard work into action. 

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Mar 24, 2021

"Great leaders make time and prioritize what's important."

In season 29, episode 5, John Eades covers the 7 most popular excuses leaders use and how to reject them.

In the show, he covers:

- A funny story about excuses

- Research around how many excuses we make daily

- Popular excuses leaders use

Have John speak at your next event johneades.com or sign up for the next Coaching for Excellence Workshop at LearnLoft.com

Mar 17, 2021

In season 29, episode 4, Rodney Showmar joins the show.  He is the CEO of Arkansas Federal Credit Union.  A thriving organization with over 300 employees and 92,000 members.  He is a phenomenal leader who embraces a growth mindset and encourages you to as well.  You can follow or connect with Rodney on Linkedin.

In the show, we cover:

- Data versus judgment based decision making

- Purpose-driven leadership

- Employee burnout real or not?

- How to rise the ranks in an organization the right way

- and much more

 

Mar 10, 2021

"Influence over others has its greatest impact when it's earned, not given."

In season 29, episode 3, John Eades covers the important topic of power in leadership.

You can join the next Coaching for Excellence Workshop here

Mar 3, 2021

"The key to your success is to ask. To ask again and again and never stop."

In season 29, episode 2, Mark and Crystal Hansen join John Eades to talk about their book, "Ask! The Bridge Between Your Destiny and Your Dreams."

In the show, we cover:

  • Why people don't ask for what they want
  • Why the act of asking for help is so powerful
  • And much more

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Feb 24, 2021

"You should do at least one thing today to help yourself tomorrow."

In season 29, episode 1, John Eades covers the difference between a proactive vs. reactive approach at work and how to leverage proactive restraint to improve performance. 

In the show, he covers:  

- The difference in being proactive versus reactive at work

- Why you need restraint to help if you're proactive

- How to be more proactive to help you be successful. 

 

Feb 17, 2021

"The job of a leader and a coach is a thankless job because you can never do enough."

In season 28, episode 10, John Eades is joined by Dr. Bhrett McCabe.  He is a clinical and sports psychologist. You can learn more about McCabe here.

In the show, they cover:

- Winner's Mindset

- What's changed about leadership

- The Mental Game of leadership

- and much more...

Feb 10, 2021

“One person can change the belief of an organization.”

In season 28, episode 9, John is joined by Amy P. Kelly.  She believes in people and helps them grow as the VP of Consulting at the Jon Gordon companies and keynote speaker.

She talks in great detail about belief and why it's important in leadership, organizations, and families.

 

Feb 3, 2021

“If the company isn’t doing well, it’s because of the leader.”

In season 28, episode 8, Rob Siegfried joins the show.  Rob is the Founder and CEO of The Siegfried Group, is a leading, national CPA firm that helps financial executives with effective leadership and successful execution. They provide leadership advisory and talent delivery services that allow financial executives to better enhance clarity, prioritization, and innovation. They match those leaders with the high-potential financial talent needed to execute initiatives.

In the show, Rob and John cover:

- The role a leader plays in the growth of an organization

- Why being a purpose-driven organization matters

- Why work-life synergy is the new model for balance

- How to invest in the whole person instead of just the professional.

- How to measure success

You can learn more about The Siegfried Group Here.

Jan 27, 2021

"Empathy accelerates connection, and connection is the key to leadership."

In season 28, John Eades digs into empathy and leadership. 

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In the show, John covers:

- Great Story about General Mattis

- Why great leaders have empathy

- The difference between empathy and sympathy

- How to lead with empathy

Jan 20, 2021

"Ordinary people will extraordinary feats when their energy is properly channeled."

In season 28, episode 6, John is joined by Jim Roddy.  He is the author of The Walk-On Method to Career and Business Success.

In the show, we cover:

- Why people love the underdog story

- Why Rudy isn't a one and a million story

- How to take the steps to run Uphill

- And much more.

 

 

 

Jan 13, 2021

"You get to decide if you are going to run your race by accident or by excellence, and no one can choose for you."

In season 28 episode 5, John Eades covers the topic of running your race and running it well.  In the show, he covers:

  • The story of Secretariat
  • Why vision is so important
  • How to set clear goals
  • Why it's essential to persevere while in relentless pursuit.

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Jan 6, 2021

"Great leaders are always striving to win, but they never lose sight of lifting others up, and they work relentlessly to help bring out the best in others."

In season 28, Episode 4, John Eades covers the powerful combination of the will to win and leadership to get your 2021 started right.  

In the show, he covers:

- Chris Paul's leadership

- How to Encourage Others

- How to Challenge Others

- How to Serve Others

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Dec 30, 2020

"Coachability is not a technical skill or inherent to us. It’s a mental mindset that anyone can embrace."

In season 28 episode 4, John Eades covers the topic of coachability.  In the show he covers:

- One word for 2021

- Nick Saban's lesson for coachability

- Great story about coachability from Mike Grier

- 3 strategies to be more coachable

Have John speak to your organization johneades.com

Dec 16, 2020

“Encourage and stimulate others' thinking as opposed to trying to impress them with your thinking.”

In season 28, episode 3, we are joined by Rob McKinnon, Author of Lead Like You Were Meant To.  

In the show we cover:

- Why marriage is the best and most challenging thing we enter into 

- Whether every person should have a coach

- How managers can be more effective coaches

- Why attitude is so important

- How to think about continuous stress

Dec 9, 2020

"Attitude reflects leadership."

In season 28, John Eades tackled the importance of your attitude and how it's impacted by leadership. In the show, he covers:

- Great quotes from Remember the Titans

- Why attitude is a choice

- The definition of leadership

- The man who thinks he can by Walter Wintel

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Dec 2, 2020

"The way to leverage accountability to accelerate achievement is by changing your mindset and then passing that mindset onto your team."

In season 28, episode 2, John Eades covers why accountability matters.  In the show, he covers:

- Dabo Sweeney and the doghouse vs. the love shack

- Why accountability accelerates achievement

- The 3 levels of personal accountability

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Nov 25, 2020

"Disappointment is the gap between our expectations and reality. That gap is then filled by emotions like sadness, frustration, anger, or even spite. While the disappointment gap is not the place you want to stay, you get to choose whether it crushes your dream or drives it."

In season 28, episode 1, John Eades covers the best way to handle disappointment. If you recently experienced disappointment or you want to be prepared the next time properly, don't miss this episode. 

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Nov 18, 2020

In season 27 episode 10, John Eades is joined by Andy Storch.  He is the author of Own Your Career Own Your Life and host of the Andy Storch and Talent Development Hot Seat Podcasts.

You can get the book here. 

In the show, we cover:

- Why you need a vision for your career

- What role leaders play in other people's development

- How to think about patience in your career

- How to build a network that matters

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Nov 11, 2020

"When leaders believe something is important, they prioritize, when it’s not, they rationalize."

In season 27 episode 9, John Eades covers all things employee growth and development. 

In the show, we cover:

- The Queens Gambit show on Netflix

- Why some leaders don't prioritize development

- How to develop others 

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Nov 4, 2020

"Thinking of yourself as a leader changes you; being a leader changes others."

In season 27, episode 8, John Eades covers the two things only a leader understands.

In the show, he covers:

- The election

- Theodore Roosevelt's "The man in the arena."

- How to know if someone thinks of themselves as a leader

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Oct 28, 2020

"If you aren’t taking action in doing what is right because of your selfishness, now is when it must stop." 

In season 27 episode 7, John Eades challenges you to stop being selfish.  But not in the way you are thinking.  In the show, he covers:

- Where being selfish comes from

- Why it's important to look beyond obvious selfish actions

- Why we can't recognize our own selfishness

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Oct 21, 2020

"A vision without a plan rarely comes to fruition."

In season, 27 episode 6, John Eades challenges you to come prepared.  In the show he covers:

- The two things your control every day

- Why Preparation Provides Possibility

- Three types of events to prepare for

- How to come prepared for known events

Have John speak at your next event johneades.com

Oct 14, 2020

"Great leaders know it's their responsibility to reject complacency and embrace growth."

In season 27 episode 5, John Eades breaks down how to reject complacency and embrace growth.  

In the show learn:

- What complacency is

- Why commitment and time are the center of it

- Why no one is immune to becoming complacent

- Tools and strategies to overcome complacency

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