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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.

Growth Think Tank (fka "Leaders in the Trenches") Gene Hammett interviews business experts including Chris Brogan, Hal Elrod,

    • Management
    • 4.9, 151 Ratings

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.

    Culture of Safety - How to Improve IT Security with Derek Harp at Cambios

    Culture of Safety - How to Improve IT Security with Derek Harp at Cambios

    Safety has always been essential. Security has moved up in importance, given the concern we have in the world today. Are you 100% certain that an employee can't be duped to sharing their password to an outsider? Creating a culture of safety means that you are intentional about preparing your organization for anything that is a threat. Today's guest on the podcast is Derek Harp, Founder of Cambios. We discuss the core elements of a culture of safety.

    • 20 min
    We Don't Need More Managers. We Need These Instead - Behind the Scenes

    We Don't Need More Managers. We Need These Instead - Behind the Scenes

    Times are tough for many companies. It is more than the virus. It is more than working from home. There is a mood around us that requires a new approach. We don't need more managers. We need influential leaders that can guide your people to a shared vision. Leaders must also calm us as employees have fears of what is ahead and for their own safety. Check out this short video on why we don't need more managers.

    • 2 min
    Why Servant Leadership Drives Growth with Chase Mullin at Mullin

    Why Servant Leadership Drives Growth with Chase Mullin at Mullin

    What happens when you shift the leadership model to serving your employees instead of believing they are here to help you. What I am talking about is why servant leadership drives growth. My guest today is Chase Mullin, CEO of Mullin Landscape. His company was ranked #3740 in the 2019 Inc 5000 list. We look at why servant leadership is essential in today's world. Chase and I dive into the aspects of being a servant to your team.

    • 26 min
    Former CEO of Honeywell - David Cote Author of WINNING NOW, WINNING LATER

    Former CEO of Honeywell - David Cote Author of WINNING NOW, WINNING LATER

    In today's challenging times, you have to go beyond the thinking of winning now. You also can't focus on just the future, either. Your business is likely in the midst of radical change that requires strong leadership and the ability to inspire your people through difficult times. My guest today is the former CEO of Honeywell International, David Cote. David recently wrote, "Winning Now, Winning Later." We talk about why leadership matters and how to lead beyond today's challenges.

    • 28 min
    6 Qualities of Great Leadership - Behind the Scenes

    6 Qualities of Great Leadership - Behind the Scenes

    When you look at leaders that you admire, what do you see? Not how they are dressed, but the qualities of great leadership. Today, I'm sharing with you six qualities of great leadership. One way to use this list is to see where you stand with these qualities of great leadership. I am also announcing a partnership with a charity to give away $1000 to a hero on the front line of today's challenges with the virus and social justice. Join me for this special episode about the qualities of great leadership.

    • 16 min
    Inspiring the Entrepreneurial Spirit Across the Company with Darin Anderson at Salas O'Brien

    Inspiring the Entrepreneurial Spirit Across the Company with Darin Anderson at Salas O'Brien

    Many leaders believe that encouraging their employees to think like entrepreneurs is a dangerous move. This is not about them leaving the company to start their own business. When you are inspiring the entrepreneurial spirit that lives inside someone's soul, you invite them to create value, solve problems, and be resilient in service of something bigger than themselves. Today's guest on the podcast is Darin Anderson Chairman and CEO of Salas O'Brien. His company ranked #2747 on the 2019 Inc 5000 list.

    • 24 min

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151 Ratings

151 Ratings

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High Value

I discovered Gene’s podcast when he asked me to sit for an interview. Since then, I’ve found a lot of value in all of his episodes with top business leaders. Good work Gene!

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Gene is Awesome: Was Amazing Being a Part of the Show!

I loved my interview with Gene. He’s a great host, friendly guy and it was a pleasure to chat with him. I highly recommend his podcast!

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Great podcast!

I always love listening to Gene’s conversations as he has a way of seeing beyond what others notice and asking insightful questions of his guest. Plus he has great guests on the show who provide great insights. I highly recommend this show!

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