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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.

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    • 4.9 • 167 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.

    Inspiring People to Walk Through Walls - Behind the Scenes

    Inspiring People to Walk Through Walls - Behind the Scenes

    Leaders will all agree that they want more loyal employees. The strategy for loyalty is extraordinary leadership. In other words, leaders must learn the skill of inspiring people to walk through walls for them. In today's behind-the-scenes video, you look at inspiring people to be loyal. You will discover the two essential elements that increase loyalty. Learn how inspiring people is not as hard as you think.

    • 5 min
    Leadership Requires Transparent Communication with Igor Epshteyn at Coherent Solutions

    Leadership Requires Transparent Communication with Igor Epshteyn at Coherent Solutions

    Communication is one of the most critical aspects of leadership and company culture. Fast-growth companies tend to agree that transparent communication is a driving factor to their growth. Leaders that embrace openness and inclusive strategies are perceived to be better leaders. Today’s guest is Igor Epshteyn, CEO at Coherent Solutions. Inc Magazine ranked his company nine consecutive times on the Inc 5000 list.

    • 20 min
    Beyond Hiring and Firing by Core Values with Alex Parker at CAP Venture Group

    Beyond Hiring and Firing by Core Values with Alex Parker at CAP Venture Group

    Company values are essential to fast-growth companies. Many fast-growth companies know hiring and firing by core values is part of their success. Leaders have to be intentional about living by their values. Today’s guest is Alex Parker, Managing Partner at CAP Venture Group. Inc Magazine ranked his company #1675 on the 2020 Inc 5000 list. Alex’s company assists clients in buying and selling homes through its low-stress home transactions.

    • 24 min
    Leaders Often Resist Managing Tensions - Behind the Scenes

    Leaders Often Resist Managing Tensions - Behind the Scenes

    Leadership requires you to execute plans, be strategic, and effectively communicate the vision. But the real work of leadership is when it comes to people. Leaders also must be skilled at managing the tensions of the people that are expected to do more with less. They have to find alignment in a sea of chaos. Managing tensions requires you to be a great listener and an even better coach. You will struggle if your strategy is telling people what to do.

    • 4 min
    Empowering Brand Ambassadors to Grow the Company with Sheryl Hunter at Hunter Business Law

    Empowering Brand Ambassadors to Grow the Company with Sheryl Hunter at Hunter Business Law

    The demand for talent seems to be heating up. The brightest people don’t want just a job and a paycheck. They want to be part of a mission. Great leaders know the value of empowering brand ambassadors. Today’s guest is Sheryl Hunter, attorney and founder at Hunter Business Law. Inc Magazine ranked his company #4200 on the 2021 Inc 5000 list. The company has made the Inc list for three consecutive years. Hunter Business Law is The Entrepreneur’s Law Firm.

    • 22 min
    Employees taking ownership of the Work with Meghan Freed and Kristen at Freed Marcroft

    Employees taking ownership of the Work with Meghan Freed and Kristen at Freed Marcroft

    Fast-growth companies want employees taking ownership. It is not enough for employees to get the work done. They want them to feel like owners. This is common theme across many companies. Employees taking ownership maximizes the customer experience. Today’s guest is Meghan Freed, attorney and co-founder at Freed Marcroft. Inc Magazine ranked her company #2024 on the 2020 Inc 5000 list. Freed Marcroft is a marital and family law in Hartford, Connecticut.

    • 29 min

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4.9 out of 5
167 Ratings

167 Ratings

ASobering ,

Such a wealth of knowledge! 🧠

This is one of the most insightful podcasts that I have ever come across! Gene does such a great job of sharing his wisdom and I love how he leads meaningful conversations with guests who bring so much experience to the table. Highly recommend checking this show out - you won’t be disappointed!

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Great concept

Good resource.

megan@podcastingyou ,

Amazing Content!

Gene does such a good job covering a variety of topics. His guests offer awesome advice as well. I would recommend this show to anyone looking to be inspired!

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