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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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May 27, 2020

“Every one of us can be a servant leader.”

In season 25, episode 9, we are joined by Damon West.  He is the author of The Coffee Bean and The Change Agent. You can learn more about him.

In the show we cover:

- How worry and fear crush us

- What role does a leader play in helping others be a coffee bean

- The quality missing in most leaders

- How to help kids be a coffee bean

- Why people wired not to be a coffee bean

- An inspiring message for college graduates

May 20, 2020

"When other people become just a tool to get you where you want to go, ambition is working against you."

In season 25, episode 8, John Eades covers the critical leadership skills of drive and ambition. 

In the show he covers:

- The story of Sam "The Banana Man" Zemurray

- Michael Jordan's Leaders in "The Last Dance"

- Why drive can be good and evil

- How to think about ambition as a leadership skill

- Why you should focus on achievement over-ambition

- Why you shouldn't settle for less than your dreams

- How to challenge yourself 

This podcast is brought to you by Learnloft.com

May 13, 2020

"Great leaders need a strong blend of confidence and humility."

In season 25 episode 7 we are joined by Matt Higgins. You can learn more about him here.

Matt is a noted serial entrepreneur and growth equity investor as cofounder and CEO of private investment firm RSE Ventures. He is also vice-chairman of the Miami Dolphins, a recurring Shark on ABC’s four-time Emmy-Award-winning TV show Shark Tank, and Executive Fellow at the Harvard Business School.

In the show we cover:

- What the future of Covid-19 looks like

- What it's like to be on Shark Tank

- What are the qualities of great leaders

- What's more important the jockey or the horse?

This show is brought to you by LearnLoft.com

May 6, 2020

“What is the value I can give this person right now that’s meaningful to them?”

In season 25 episode 6, Dr. Marcia Reynolds joins the show.  Dr. Reynolds is an award-winning author and world-renowned expert on how leaders inspire change through conversations. She has spoken at conferences and taught workshops in 41 countries on leadership and transformational coaching. Global Gurus names her the #5 coach in the world. Her books include The Discomfort Zone; and her latest, Coach the Person, Not the Problem.

In the show we cover:

- What is coaching?

- Why inquiry is so important to be an effective coach

- Are women better coaches than men?

- Why the partnership model is so important today?

- How to handle a team member that knows it all

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