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Founder and CEO of Growing Leaders, Dr. Tim Elmore shares practical advice on leading the next generation. With special guests such as John C. Maxwell, Dan Pink and Carol Dweck, listeners will get a fresh perspective and tips on how to best connect with today’s young adults. Episodes include conversations on leadership, education, athletics, parenting, and more as we aim to equip you to lead the next generation.

Leading the Next Generation with Tim Elmore Growing Leaders

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Founder and CEO of Growing Leaders, Dr. Tim Elmore shares practical advice on leading the next generation. With special guests such as John C. Maxwell, Dan Pink and Carol Dweck, listeners will get a fresh perspective and tips on how to best connect with today’s young adults. Episodes include conversations on leadership, education, athletics, parenting, and more as we aim to equip you to lead the next generation.

    Compassion and Consequences: Can We Lead Students with Both?

    Compassion and Consequences: Can We Lead Students with Both?

    As leaders, we must demonstrate our compassion by walking alongside the young adults in our lives as they face consequences that may come from their actions, showing them our care and belief along the way. In this episode, Tim and Andrew review the case of Zion Brown and how the actions of the adults in his life demonstrate what it […]

    • 29 min
    Three Essentials to Leading Someone from a Different Generation

    Three Essentials to Leading Someone from a Different Generation

    Over the past few years, our department managers have hired people who are young, and we learned some valuable lessons along the way. Some of them were wrong hires. They weren’t bad people, just not a fit for our organization. Others were a good fit, but leaders had to learn how to effectively communicate with them. Conversely, I often hear […]

    • 33 min
    The Sinister Consequences of Taking Shortcuts

    The Sinister Consequences of Taking Shortcuts

    Our 21st-century civilization conditions us to “hack” our way through life; to get behind the system and find shortcuts to make it work for us, faster and easier. In one sense, it feels like we’re beating the system, a system that always seems against us. Looking for shortcuts is a natural and positive behavior for educated people—except for one thing. […]

    • 32 min
    Four Ideas to Help Today’s Kids Delay Gratification

    Four Ideas to Help Today’s Kids Delay Gratification

    A teen is programmed to break away from their parents. This is natural and healthy, but that doesn’t make it any easier for a parent or teacher. We want to rescue. We are nurturers. We want them to be comfortable, safe, and happy. In this episode, Tim and Andrew give advice on how to stay involved in students’ lives not […]

    • 28 min
    One Social and Emotional Learning Step That Matures Students

    One Social and Emotional Learning Step That Matures Students

    Children need chores to aid in their maturation process. For years, researchers have proven that when a kid connects the dots that each person in a family plays a responsible role in ensuring the group succeeds, it has several benefits. In this episode, Tim and Andrew discuss the benefits that having tasks and chores can have in a classroom at […]

    • 27 min
    Who’s Smarter These Days: The Young or the Old?

    Who’s Smarter These Days: The Young or the Old?

    Our shifting society has sparked tension between generations at work. Our problem is we’ve failed to recognize the value each generation brings to the team. We assumed that if one generation possesses valued expertise, the other cannot. The fact is each generation brings strengths to a team and they’re different than the others. Our job is to capitalize on each […]

    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
144 Ratings

144 Ratings

Hummingbird2011 ,

Spot On

Growing Leaders provides relevant and current information on the young people of today. If you’re an educator spend some time listening and reading the concepts Growing Leaders provide

RunnCattRunn ,

Great content!

I have enjoyed listening to and learning from this content. I am a high school teacher and a homeschooling parent and am able to apply many of the ideas presented. My only request is to work on the sound— it’s so quiet compared to other podcasts I listen to! It will come up in a playlist and I’ll have to jack up the volume after a previous podcaster, then I have to remember to crank it down before the next podcast so I don’t get my ears blasted out—

Angiemae21 ,

This is amazing!

As a middle school teacher I have found so much of this to be extremely helpful for me as I seek to grow my students into the next generation of incredible leaders!

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