100 episodes

Follow My Lead is a podcast created for you, the young professional, millennial, or aspiring leader. If you are looking for tips, tricks, and hacks from experts about leadership, you are in the right place. Through our interviews we transfer struggles, stories, and best practices of today's leaders to the leaders of tomorrow.

Follow My Lead: Lead Your Best with John Eade‪s‬ John Eades

    • Business
    • 4.7 • 83 Ratings

Follow My Lead is a podcast created for you, the young professional, millennial, or aspiring leader. If you are looking for tips, tricks, and hacks from experts about leadership, you are in the right place. Through our interviews we transfer struggles, stories, and best practices of today's leaders to the leaders of tomorrow.

    The Excellence Loop

    The Excellence Loop

    "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 sing Karaoke

    - Why it's essential you sing your song

    - Why Excellence is in reach for you

    - How to inspire others

    To have John speak to your team or organization just reach out here. 

    • 20 min
    It's Time to Trust Your Training

    It's Time to Trust Your Training

    "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 trusting your training and taking hard work into action. 

    Join the Coaching for Excellence Workshop at learnloft.com

    • 16 min
    How to Reject Excuses and Embrace Responsibility

    How to Reject Excuses and Embrace Responsibility

    "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 many excuses we make daily

    - Popular excuses leaders use

    Have John speak at your next event johneades.com or sign up for the next Coaching for Excellence Workshop at LearnLoft.com

    • 20 min
    Purpose Driven Leadership in Action with Rodney Showmar

    Purpose Driven Leadership in Action with Rodney Showmar

    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 encourages you to as well.  You can follow or connect with Rodney on Linkedin.

    In the show, we cover:

    - Data versus judgment based decision making

    - Purpose-driven leadership

    - Employee burnout real or not?

    • 38 min
    The Power of Power in Leadership

    The Power of Power in Leadership

    "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

    • 17 min
    Sometimes It's As Simple As Asking

    Sometimes It's As Simple As Asking

    "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:

    Why people don't ask for what they want
    Why the act of asking for help is so powerful

    This show is brought to you by LearnLoft.  Sign Up for an upcoming Live Leadership Workshop here. 

    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
83 Ratings

83 Ratings

Katie Joy B. ,

Legendary Leaders!

John and his incredibler guests shine the brightest of lights on what it means to be a leader! Bold, insightful, and engaging are just a few of the words I’d use to describe the time you’ll spend with them. You’ll get tons of actionable advice and tangible tips, but you’ll also get heaps of inspiration from truly engaging individuals that have been where you are and genuinely want to see you succeed. Thanks for putting out such a robust resource John - keep up the great work!

Jamesrunrj ,

John Eades he cares listeners growth

Just by his voice and how he explains things you can tell he truly cares about his listeners growth in leadership. I have listened to so many leadership podcast because I want to continue to grow but none of those posed cast spreads the messages like John Eades. With his podcast it continues to inspire me and not forget why my leadership development is so important.

Thank you

Pargolf44067 ,

Excellent-Just One Criticism

This is an excellent podcast and I have gained some great insights into leadership. My only criticism is that there are times in episodes, the Bob Tiede one comes to mind, where John interrupts the guest in the middle of his response to ask another question. I understand there are time constraints sometimes but I think it would be better to let someone finish their thought. Again, overall it is a tremendous podcast.

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