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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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Feb 26, 2019

“If the people around you aren't ok with what you are willing to sacrifice to be great, it won’t last long.”

In season 20 episode 1 we are joined by Don Yaeger. He is an 11-time author, spent 25 years at Sports Illustrated, and is an accomplished professional speaker.  You can learn more about his work and Journey to Greatness Course here.

In the show we cover:

- What Does Greatness Mean

- What most people aren’t willing to give up in order to be great

- What habit separates the greatest from the others

- What role does a leader play helping a team understand the sacrifice

- Why preparation is so important to success

- Great questions to ask to better understand your people

- Why mindset and visualization is so important for success

- How Serena Williams visualizes victory

- What’s the best way to get better at visualization a professional

- What does it mean for you to be great

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Feb 19, 2019

“It’s hard for a lot of managers to lower themselves in relation to the team.”

In season 19 episode 8 we are joined by Sam Walker. He is a columnist for the Wall Street Journal and author of The Captain Class; which documented the greatest teams of all time and the captains behind them.  You can follow more of Sam's work bysamwalker.com and follow him on twitter @samwalkers.

During the show we cover:

- Why there such an intersection between business and sports

- How the Captain Class came to be

- Why Captain’s are so important

- Why communication is so important for leaders today

- Can anyone learn about the traits fo great captains

- What you can learn from Michael Jordan and Bill Cartwright

- How to think about the development of your team

Feb 12, 2019

“It’s a lot easier to come up with a great strategy when the mission is clear”

In season 19 episode 7, Sherri Kong interviews John Eades for a Ph.D. Project for Leadership Studies.  Sherri is a Certified Executive Coach specializing in helping leaders reach their professional goals as well as improve their team's ability to collaborate and generate innovative solutions.

In the show we cover:

- Why Mission is so important in leadership

- Why being nimble is good and bad

- How my team would describe me

- Why company values are so important

- How to define values

- What culture means

- What you can learn about Vision from Elon Musk

 

 

Feb 5, 2019

“If you are waiting around for your company to own your development, you are going to be disappointed because no one can own it for you.”

In season 19 episode 6 we are joined by Max Yoder.  He is the CEO of Lessonly and author of the new book "Do Better Work." In our conversation we cover:

- How Music and Leadership Intersect

What does "Do Better Work" mean?

- Why you should share before you are ready

- Why you must communicate early and often

- How to be patient with yourself

- How to highlight what’s working

- Why setting clear expectations is so important

Learn more about the book here or Lessonly here.

 

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