Founder and CEO of Growing Leaders, Dr. Tim Elmore shares practical advice on leading the next generation. With special guests such as John C. Maxwell, Dan Pink and Carol Dweck, listeners will get a fresh perspective and tips on how to best connect with today’s young adults. Episodes include conversations on leadership, education, athletics, parenting, and more as we aim to equip you to lead the next generation.
One Social and Emotional Learning Step That Matures Students
Children need chores to aid in their maturation process. For years, researchers have proven that when a kid connects the dots that each person in a family plays a responsible role in ensuring the group succeeds, it has several benefits. In this episode, Tim and Andrew discuss the benefits that having tasks and chores can have in a classroom at […]
Who’s Smarter These Days: The Young or the Old?
Our shifting society has sparked tension between generations at work. Our problem is we’ve failed to recognize the value each generation brings to the team. We assumed that if one generation possesses valued expertise, the other cannot. The fact is each generation brings strengths to a team and they’re different than the others. Our job is to capitalize on each […]
How to Make the Most of Your Brain Based on Your Generation
Our brains develop a little like wet cement. Our neural pathways are very pliable in our first twenty years and begin to solidify afterward. It isn’t that people can’t change as adults, it’s just that change is more difficult as we age. Our world needs innovation, and at my age, most of that will come from the emerging generation, […]
How to Capitalize on the Younger Generations on Your Team
Everyone has witnessed the culture wars. People in our society seem polarized over values and social issues. While I believe those battles are real, there’s a deeper issue at play that we have ignored. You might call it, “generational wars.” It’s happening every day in our workplaces. Good news: We now have an event that covers this topic for school […]
How to Teach Social and Emotional Skills Without Being a Therapist, a Politician, or a Parent
We view building social and emotional skills as an act of personal growth for kids and young adults all around the world. In fact, we believe students who cultivate emotional intelligence and social skills are more likely to be a positive influence on their world. They will be set up to solve problems and serve people. In this episode, Tim […]
Seven Challenges All Young Employees Can Grow From
As “Help Wanted” signs on the windows of many establishments today have become more prevalent, it is important to consider the qualities young job seekers should learn when entering the job market. Too often, young adults don’t take entry-level positions because they feel those jobs are beneath them. In this episode, Tim and Andrew reflect on the early experiences that […]
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I have enjoyed listening to and learning from this content. I am a high school teacher and a homeschooling parent and am able to apply many of the ideas presented. My only request is to work on the sound— it’s so quiet compared to other podcasts I listen to! It will come up in a playlist and I’ll have to jack up the volume after a previous podcaster, then I have to remember to crank it down before the next podcast so I don’t get my ears blasted out—
This is amazing!
As a middle school teacher I have found so much of this to be extremely helpful for me as I seek to grow my students into the next generation of incredible leaders!