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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 • 165 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.

    Why the Entrepreneurial Mindset Matters Inside Companies with Josh Teeple at Grobstein Teeple

    Why the Entrepreneurial Mindset Matters Inside Companies with Josh Teeple at Grobstein Teeple

    The most successful entrepreneurs know execution is essential to growth. Yet your entrepreneurial mindset matters more than you may believe. The way you think and what you believe shape how you perform all the work you do. In this episode, we look at why the entrepreneur mindset matters if you want predictable growth from where you are. Today’s guest is Josh Teeple, a partner at Grobstein Teeple. Inc Magazine ranked his company #4004 on the 2020 Inc 5000 list and No. 4688 (2019).

    • 21 min
    The Messy Middle of a Pivot Change Unlocks New Growth with Hope Horner at LemonLight

    The Messy Middle of a Pivot Change Unlocks New Growth with Hope Horner at LemonLight

    CEOs are always looking for what unlocks new growth. My hope is that our interviews with successful leaders will give you new ideas. As companies feel pressure to overcome challenges, you have to open to new ideas. Today’s guest is Hope Horner, co-founder at Lemonlight. Inc Magazine ranked his company #2639 on the 2020 Inc 5000 list. Lemonlight is a leader in high quality, affordable video production. Hope and I talk about the need to change and pivot. She shares her strategy that unlocks new growth.

    • 18 min
    Close the Leadership Gap with this Odd, Simple Framework - Behind the Scenes

    Close the Leadership Gap with this Odd, Simple Framework - Behind the Scenes

    Each of us has two versions that we have to get to known. The easy one is how you see yourself. The hard one is how everyone else sees you. The difference between the two is a gap. You have to close the leadership gap if you want to be a great leader. This is not an easy task. When you close the leadership gap, you increase your self-awareness and improve how others relate to you. Go behind the scenes with me to close the leadership gap that gets in the way you are the leader your team deserves.

    • 4 min
    Improving Employee Retention Requires Leadership Growth with Adam Hergenrother at Hergenrother Realty Group

    Improving Employee Retention Requires Leadership Growth with Adam Hergenrother at Hergenrother Realty Group

    Growth requires a team. When it comes to fast growth, every team is comprised of talented people. One essential factor to keeping the team intact is improving employee retention. You will struggle to create growth if you can’t keep the people you have. Today’s guest is Adam Hergenrother, founder at Hergenrother Realty Group. Inc Magazine ranked his company #442 on the 2020 Inc 5000 list. Adam believes leadership has been a critical factor in improving employee retention, which has led to company growth.

    • 28 min
    The Relationship of Your Ego and Leadership with Kyle Francis at Professional Transition Services

    The Relationship of Your Ego and Leadership with Kyle Francis at Professional Transition Services

    Not many people talk about ego and business. The relationship between ego and leadership determines the health of your company. The real problem happens when our ego gets in the way of you leading your people. Today’s guest is Kyle Francis, CEO at Professional Transition Services. Inc Magazine ranked his company #248 on the 2020 Inc 5000 list. Kyle’s company has grown 1790 percent over the last three years. Professional Transition Services provides strategic advice on buying and selling dental practices

    • 23 min
    A Powerful Leadership Strategy is the Missing Conversation Question

    A Powerful Leadership Strategy is the Missing Conversation Question

    Leading people through challenges and driving growth requires you to do more than get the work done. So let me share with you a powerful leadership strategy that I have used with my clients for years. This one is called the “missing conversation” question. The powerful leadership strategy was born from talking with CEOs about their team taking ownership of their work. When you understand the simple approach, you will be able to take your team to new levels.

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165 Ratings

165 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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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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Incredible Podcast

If you've never listened to any of the episodes from this podcast, you are definitely missing out! This podcast is incredible.

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