Follow My Lead: Lead Your Best with John Eades

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“Never allow your position to dictate an unhealthy obsession with power.” In the latest episode of the Follow My Lead Podcast, John Eades covers leadership's greatest temptation. 
"You are being prepared for something much greater ahead of you so your current job matters." In this week's episode, John Eades covers a powerful story about work and purpose from a recent trip to Mexico.  In the show he covers: - Martin Luthe
"The path to effective leadership is paved with humility, not pride." In season 29, episode 9, John Eades covers the reason humility is such an essential leadership characteristic.  In the show you will learn: - A great short story about the hu
"Elevate the standard, improve your results." In season 29, episode 9, John Eades covers the Route to Results and why it's important to elevate the standards in your life and leadership.  You can sign up for the Accountability in Action Worksho
"Every leader is measured on how well they make decisions." In season 29, episode 8, Matt Confer, the VP of Strategy at Abilitie.  He also hosts the Learn to Lead Podcast and gave an incredible Ted X talk called "Before You Decide."  In the sh
"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 si
"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 tru
"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 man
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 encourage
"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
"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
"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 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 s
“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 gr
“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 effec
"Empathy accelerates connection, and connection is the key to leadership." In season 28, John Eades digs into empathy and leadership.  You can register for the next Coaching for Excellence Workshop. Register for the Leadership Development Day,
"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 peop
"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
"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
"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
“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 bes
"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
"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 Swee
"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 c
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
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