Learn how to lead with less stress and more success. Features interviews and short episodes focusing on leadership confidence-building and self-care tools.
Z is for Zeal: maintaining excitement and passion through new leadership
This is the final episode of season 2. It's been a long road, but I live by my words, and my zeal for this podcast has kept me going.
What keeps you going? What pushed the passion? I'll talk about the importance of maintaining zeal throughout your leadership.
A WWE legend #ultimatewarrior
An NBA team owner #steveballmer
My personal inspiration
#leadership #motivation #personaldevelopment
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Y is for Youth: A Conversation with Jadon Brooks
Jadon Brooks is off to a good start: At 13, he's already engaged in 3 different business ventures with no plans to stop any time soon. If you think I'm kidding, check out his fitness Instagram!
Despite all that flex, Jadon is a very humble young one with plenty to teach, which made him a perfect person to talk with for this episode, "Y is for Youth". I learned a lot of what I need to do next just from talking to this smart kid!
I met Jadon through his dad Kip Brooks, whom I had a conversation with in Season 2's first episode, "A is for Anxiety", where we discussed how he overcame his own anxiety issues that were rooted in past tragedies, and created a service to help others do the same. So it's fitting that as this season ends, Jadon will teach us about how you can allow youth to inspire you as a leader.
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X is for X out public self-criticism: how to be a better public speaker.
If you're a new leader, expect to be a public speaker whether you like it or not.
Yes, it can be scary. But there's one thing you absolutely MUST NOT do to make the process better:
Stop self-criticism about public speaking!
This short episode will help you learn how NOT to do that and what to do instead!
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W is for Worry
Do you find yourself worrying excessively over your leadership responsibilities? Are you tired of people telling you "don't worry" without trying to understand why you're worrying?
This episode may not be the one you WANT to hear, but it is the one you NEED to hear.
I'll tell you why you can stop worrying and instead what you can do to demonstrate the valid concern you need to get everyone on board so that you can solve future problems before they start. You can do this without giving into excessive worry and making those around you paranoid about the future!
Mentioned in this episode:
- why worrying doesn't equate caring
- how the extreme opposite of worry lead to the The Fyre Festival saga
- How to demonstrate careful concern
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V is for Vision: Creating a vision for yourself
I've spoken in the past about how to create a vision for your organization when you're new to leadership.
But what about creating one for yourself now that you're in leadership?
I talk about ways to do it, starting now.
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U is for Unique: How to stand out as a leader
When you're ready to elevate your organization or business amongst the competition, rely on your uniqueness. Learn how to discover what it is about you that stands out (in a positive way), and how to make it work for you.
Mentions in this episode: Dave Ramsey, "Sonja with a J", delicious burgers.
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Informative and helpful
Lots of good information, flows great, and helpful!
Paul has a huge heart and I would love to to work for him!
Informative and well put together
Paul is a great host. I love short format episodes and variety of topics. Great podcast!