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Leadmore100 - Six Leadership Themes from 100 Leadmore Episodes
On this special episode, host John T. Meyer shares the six themes he has drawn over the course of 100 episodes as well as what he loves most about building a podcast. John gets nostalgic by bringing back clips from some of his favorite episodes and is grateful for all of those who have listened to any (or all) of the 100 episodes.
John's six leadership themes from 100 episodes are:
Belief - Hear why Coach John Stiegelmeier says it's essential to success (Ep 13). Cheerlead - Listen to Liz Giorgi explain the real role of any CEO (Ep 20).Growth - Nate Poeppel teaches us that life is the curriculum to become a better person.Community - Whatever your community is, Paige Pearson Meyer reminds us to leave it better than we found it (Ep 73).Foundation - It is in our times of trial where we learn what we stand for and no one embodies this more than Tim Schut (Ep 72).Gratitude - Let the words of Dr. David O'Hara wash over you as he teaches us how to practice gratitude every day in big ways or small (Ep 87).
A Look Back at Episode One with Governor Dennis Daugaard
A lot can change in two years, look no further than episode one of the Leadmore Podcast with Governor Dennis Daugaard.
Consider this a BONUS episode of the Leadmore Podcast before episode 100 officially drops. This is a replay of episode one. John starts by discussing the importance of looking back at your work and recognizing how far you've come. Don't be afraid about how you look, what it sounds like, or what the five-year-plan looks like, it only matters that you start. That's how John started this show and as he admits, it is reflected in the quality of episode one of this podcast.
Listen to John's thoughts on replaying episode one and take a listen yourself to the wise leadership lessons of South Dakota's 32nd Governor, Dennis Daugaard.
The Transition Episode with John T. Meyer
Transition is part of everyone's life. Sometimes a transition is exciting, but oftentimes it can be stressful and confusing. The key is to understand how to navigate it.
In this episode of the Leadmore Podcast, host John T. Meyer reflects on his season of transition. You might recall that he sold his company earlier in the year and now he's trying to figure out what's next. John has spent the summer reflecting, reading books and talking to friends, including past Leadmore guests about change and transition. In this episode, he also taps into the Leadmore Podcast community to ask - how does one tackle transition?
July 2021 Leadmore Episode - What is John going to do next?
Making Space Work for Humanity with Josh Western
Josh Western is the CEO and Cofounder of Space Forge, a British company where their mission is to make space work for humanity. Space Forge is an in-space manufacturing company where they are building the world’s first returnable and relaunchable satellite platform.
In episode 98, Josh shares the story of how he went from a child growing up on Star Wars and Star Trek to Founder of a company within the space industry.
Josh leads by example by showing resilience in the face of failure and even has a “failure of the month” award with his team to show how failures make us better. Follow along with Space Forge as their first mission goes to space in September 2022 and they continue to lead change within the industry.
Story of Space Forge (2:50)Creating Vision (12:15)Space Resurgence (18:00)Solving Problems (23:20)
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Empowering Women Through Soccer with Gabe Nelson
Leadmore Podcast host John T. Meyer often talks about leaders being called or pushed to step into new roles or start new things. In June 2021, Gabe Nelson experienced this with starting the first women’s elite soccer team in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
In episode 97, Gabe Nelson tells the story of starting Sioux Falls City FC, what they learned in their first year, and how they plan to move forward with impact on the community.
A financial entrepreneur, father, author, and community contributor, Gabe saw an opportunity to empower women through soccer, and he stepped up to the challenge of making it happen.
Creating Sioux Falls City FC (3:30)The First Year (13:44)Lessons so Far (17:29)Looking Ahead (22:25)
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Stepping Up to Leadership with John T. Meyer
Leadmore host John T. Meyer has two core ideas with the Leadmore Podcast. First, the world needs more leaders. Second, leadership doesn’t have to look the way it always has. Leadership comes in many forms. In this divisive and politically charged time, we need the right leaders to step up.
In episode 96, John shares about the kind of leadership he believes we need during this time. He shares a framework for leadership including tapping into potential, using empathy, finding alignment, and the importance of mentorship. What leadership role are you being tapped to step into? Do you need to be tapping someone around you to show them their potential? Allow this episode to remind you how you can step up into leadership and help those around you step up as well.
Tapping Leaders (4:48) Empathetic Leadership (7:15)Alignment (10:05)Mentorship (14:30)
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John’s curiosity on improving as a leader and a person leads to great conversations and thoughtful questions. Keep up the great work!