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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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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

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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

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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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Oct 7, 2020

"Nothing that will crush your growth mindset more than being around a leader who is unwilling to change or doesn’t want to improve."

In season 27, episode 4, John Eades covers "What you should refuse to tolerate."

In the show, he covers:

- What you should tolerate and what you shouldn't

- The correct definition of toleration

- How leaders shouldn't tolerate from employees 

- How employees shouldn't tolerate from leaders

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Sep 30, 2020

"Your current feelings and emotions win over your values if they aren’t clearly defined and intentionally set."

In season 27, episode 3, John Eades covers the important topic, "What kind of leader are you becoming?" 

In the show, John covers:

  • Defining core values
  • Why you have to decide to remove things and people
  • The bad news about core values
  • Why you should participate in leadership

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Sep 24, 2020

"When you make a promise to yourself and you keep it, it's the greatest feeling in the world."

In season 27 episode 2, we are joined by Jason Hewlett.  He is the author of The Promise to the One and is one of the most sought after keynote speakers and entertainers around.  

Learn more about Jason here and follow him on LinkedIn.

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Sep 16, 2020

"Leaders embrace the responsibility of making big decisions, but they’re never made only with emotions."

In season 27 episode 1 John Eades covers strategies and tactics to help you discern in order to make better decisions. 

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Sep 4, 2020

"The most critical factor of delivering feedback isn’t just what you say, it’s also how you say it."

John Eades CEO of LearnLoft and author of Building the Best shares how leaders can using coaching and feedback to improve the performance of employees.

 

Aug 26, 2020

"What I often see in underperforming leaders isn’t a lack of talent but a confidence gap"

In season 26 episode 11 John Eades shares the second episode of Lead Your Best. He digs into confidence, what it is, why it's so important, and how you can develop it. 

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Aug 19, 2020

"Only Leaders Who Are Tested Become Great"

In season 26 episode 11, John Eades helps you be your best, by surviving the test in front of you.

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Aug 12, 2020

In season 26 episode 10, we are joined by Justin Batt.  He is a connector, innovator, disruptor, and entrepreneur.  He authored the book, Daddy Saturday and started a movement to help end fatherlessness.  You can learn more about Justin here

In the show we cover:

- Why leadership at home is so important

- How to handle the moment of leadership

- How to deal with the pressure of expectations

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Aug 5, 2020

"Leaders are readers and readers are leaders."

In season 26 episode 9, we are joined by Simon T. Bailey. He is a best-selling author, Success Magazine's 2018 Top 25, hall of fame speaker, and renowned teacher, Simon has shaped and inspired the lives of more than 2 million people.

 

 

Jul 29, 2020

“Part of a leader’s job is to humble themselves and serve their people.”

In season 26 episode 8, Jason Romano joins the show.  He is an author, speaker, podcaster, and more.  You can get a copy of his new book, "The Uniform of Leadership" here.

In the show we cover:

- Why mentorship is so important

- Why it’s important to forgive the people who hurt us

- Why comparison hurts your progress

- What place does faith have in the workplace

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Jul 22, 2020

“We make decisions, build relationships, and communicate based on how we feel about things emotionally.”

In season 26 episode 7, Christopher D. Connors joins the show.  He is the author of Emotional Intelligence For the Modern Leader.

During the show we cover: 

- What is emotional intelligence?

- How to develop and improve the skill of emotional intelligence

- Why planning is essential 

- What basketball coaches are worth emulating from as a leader

- Why John Wooden was an excellent example of leadership

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Jul 15, 2020

"Nothing is easy about going somewhere you haven't gone before."

In season 26, episode 6 John Eades covers the 5 beliefs to adopt to mimic great leaders.

Based on our research of thousands of leaders, we've found that the best leaders carry a few common beliefs with them each day regardless of the circumstances they face.  

  1. Good Things Will Happen
  2. Failure is Not Final; Failure is Feedback 
  3. Patience is a Virtue  
  4. No One is a Finished Product 
  5. Everyone is Created for a Bigger Purpose 

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Jul 8, 2020

“People want to see other people be excited about something.”

In season 26 episode 5, Tamsen Webster joins the show.  She is a speaker, coach, and power communicator. 

During the show we cover:

- Why confidence is so important

- How excitement can change your career

- Why ownership of material will make the difference

- The biggest mistake communicators make

- How to connect to your audience

- How to connect to your material

- Why stories are critical in communication

- The five-part formula in the arc of a story

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Jul 1, 2020

“Without self-belief, there is no leadership.”

In season 26 episode 4, John Eades covers the important topic of developing your self-belief. 

In the show he covers:

- A powerful story about belief

- Three quotes from great achievers about belief

- The four things holding people back

- Why negative self-talk crushes your belief

- Why challenging yourself is essential

- How to embrace failure

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