"What do you need to put down in your life to get ready for what matters most?"
In the latest episode of the Follow My Lead podcast John get's your ready for 2020 by covering two essential topics:
What's your "One Word" for 2020?
What do you need to put down in 2020 to make this year your best?
"Dare to live like Dean did, because he never stopped dreaming and neither should you."
In season 23, Jonathan Adcock joined the show to share the story of his brother Dean Adcock. Dean had down syndrome but he didn't let it stop him from bringing joy to the world every day and neither should you.
You can learn more about Jonathan's book Dean: Daring to Live Like My Brother with Down Syndrome
“Every person has the ability to lead; it’s just a matter of learning how.”
In season 23 episode 7, Ryan Hawk joins the show. He is the host of the Learning Leader Podcast and the author of the upcoming book Welcome to Management. You can learn more and preorder the book here.
In the show we cover:
- Why is curiosity a skill that can be developed?
- How to handle someone who isn’t in growth mode
- How do you fight the urge to know feel like a know it all
- How do you handle someone, not in growth mode
- Are leaders born or made?
- One leadership competency that’s most important for a leader
- What is Intellectual humility?
- Why do so many bad leaders stay in positions of leadership
- What is someone working for a bad boss supposed to do?
- What are the common skills and behaviors of great leaders
"Your job as a leader is to elevate others, not just elevate the people you like.”
In season 23 episode 6, John Eades covers the difficult question, should leaders be friends with their team members?
Quick Episode Summary:
- Why your human nature desires to be liked
- Why being a friend to someone on your team isn't wrong
- How comfort can cause carelessness
- Why friendship can't affect your ability to lead well
- How love and discipline is key in effective leadership
"Healthy conflict creates courage and connection"
In season 23 episode 6, John Eades covers the important topic of conflict and how healthy conflict can be used to create better outcomes for teams.
Specifically he covers:
- The five common types of conflict in the workplace
- What healthy conflict means
- Why healthy conflict is so important
- Why courage is so important in conflict
- Why connections with people are critical
- The 6 key factors to consider when inviting opinion conflict into your team
- What do to if you work for a bad leader and have internal conflict