Develop leadership skills and understand leadership development from expert interviews with transformational leaders. Leaders in the Trenches gives raw discussions that dive deep into new strategies to accelerate your company growth and your leadership abilities. Get interviews from Fortune 100 leaders to experts in various domains of marketing, sales, and leadership that allows you to explode your growth. Learn from their failures and discover the finer elements of significance that will impact your company.
Guests include Daymond John, Les Brown, Michael Gerber, Jonah Berger, Bob Berg, Greg McKeown, and with the host Gene Hammett.
Encouraging Agility to Activate Growth with Chris Ratterman at Shady Rays
In times like today, we have to move fast. We must be encouraging agility at all levels of the company. Encouraging agility is hiring the right people. It is about how you lead them too. Today's guest is Chris Ratterman, CEO of Shady Rays. His company was ranked #54 on the 2020 Inc 5000 list. They sell fantastic sunglasses, reading glasses, and blue light glasses. I loved their ordering process, and the guarantee of their glasses is replacement even if you lost them.
What Does Real Team Alignment Look Like? - Behind the Scenes
Getting your team to perform at a higher level is a big part of your job as a great leader. One essential element of growth has team alignment, that is a competitive advantage. But you have to build your ideals of team alignment on the right framework. In today’s short video behind the scenes, we look at “what does real team alignment look like?” Getting a higher level of team alignment will give you a loyal, focused team and the ability to adapt to the challenges ahead.
One Powerful Way to Lead with Core Values with Joe Payne at Code42
Nearly every fast-growth company knows the power of company core values. The real question is, how do you lead with core values? The core values become guardrails to success and provide support for decision making inside our companies at all levels. Our guest today is Joe Payne, CEO, and President at Code42. His company was ranked #3908 on the 2020 Inc 5000 list. Joe gives his approach to lead with core values. As the CEO of a fast-growth company, Joe has learned a few things about leadership and culture.
Investing in Employees to Drive Growth with Darius Fisher at Status Labs
The people in an organization are the life of every growing business. Investing in employees is a requirement if you want your team to grow, develop new skills, and retain talent. Every company is investing in employees at some level, but the critical question is, how do you support the right way? Today's guest is Darius Fisher, CEO of Status Labs. His company was ranked #3253 on the 2019 Inc 5000 list.
Leadership Requires Going Beyond Your Comfort Level - Behind the Scenes
All growth requires you to go beyond your comfort level. Working requires muscle failure for growth. Leadership requires you to go beyond your comfort level. Let me share a quick story about how a leader learned the hard way about growth and comfort levels. To grow as a leader you want to find the edge where you grow and that edge is where you are uncomfortable.
The Power of Transparency in Leadership Development with Matthew Nix
Fast-growth companies understand the power of transparency. Transparency happens when leaders dare to be open with their people. This openness provides a connection that endures all kinds of challenges. The power of transparency is clear to me after hundreds of founders and CEOs have told me how critical it has been to their growth. Today's guest is Matthew Nix, CEO of Nix Companies. His company was ranked #1242 on the 2020 Inc 5000 list.