The Everyday Leader are lessons you can use to build and grow your influence every day. This podcast is for everyone. Leaders are not defined by a title. It's an attitude; how you conduct yourself in any aspect of your life. John Maxwell says "leadership is influence." We all have the ability to influence.I created this podcast to share decades of experience in leadership and provide guidance on how you can be a little better every day. Over time little improvements lead to tremendous gains.
The Everyday Leader Episode 28: Add the Merry to your Merry Christmas
Leaders inspire others to live their best lives by living the best version of themselves. Those that look to leaders for how they should feel every other time of the year are depending on us now during the holidays. When we find a way to manage our stress and anxiety during this busy tine we help others manage theirs.
The Everyday Leader Episode 27: Agility the Speed of Life
It’s not enough to be smart enough to get the job done or driven enough to see the project to completion and having the capacity to get it done is important, but all three of these things aren’t good enough if you can’t learn, adapt, and change quickly. Success loves speed. Today’s leader needs agility.
The Everyday Leader Episode 26: What Is Servant Leadership
Happy Memorial Day and thank you to all who have served.
When I think of a holiday like today I think of the key element which is service. To serve, which makes me think of how service relates to leadership. We have all heard the term servant leader or servant leadership. When you hear those words what kinds of images come to mind or what actions do you think are represented by a servant leader? What I have witnessed is that the term is very mis-represented. Many confuse leaders doing the actual work with being a servant leader. Listen here and learn what servant leadership is and 5 characteristics of servant leaders.
The Everyday Leader Episode 25: Reward the Effort
If you want employees, team members, kids, partners that feel appreciated recognize the effort.
“Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment, full effort is full victory”. Mahatma Gandhi
The Everyday Leader Episode 24: Reflection: The Questions You Ask Yourself
Reflection is about questioning, in a positive way, what you do, what you say and why you do or say it and then deciding if there is perhaps a better way. Why it’s important? Friends, self-reflection is essential for personal growth. Taking the time to create self-awareness will allow you to challenge your thoughts and to uncover breakthroughs. Without it, we have the potential to be reactive to people and situations.
The Everyday Leader Episode 23: Success in the Simplicity
As a leader, what is weighing you down and keeping your from being your absolute best? There is an amazing path to success through simplicity.
We talk a lot on this podcast about what great leaders have. Let’s talk today about what great leaders don’t have. Great leaders don’t have these 3 things