How to Be a Great Leader - Tom & Ariana Sylvester

How to Be a Great Leader

Jan 7, 2019 | Optimization, Podcast, Strategy | 0 comments

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Episode Brief Description

Leadership is a key piece of being an entrepreneur and growing a company.  Join us as we discuss 3 ways to be a great leader

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Key Insights & Timestamps

  • [00:27] – Welcome
  • [01:22] – Although some people are natural born leaders, anyone can learn the skills of successful leadership
  • [04:42] – Almost all of the successful leaders once started out as a part of a team or by playing sports
  • [05:44] – Realistic Optimism
    • Optimistic about the future, but understanding that there will be struggles along the way 
  • [09:36] – Servant Leadership
  • [10:31] – Subservience to Purpose  
    • Putting the needs of others (or your company) above yourself
    • However, this does NOT mean sacrificing yourself, either
  • [15:30] – Creating the Win Win Win – for you, your customer and your company 
  • [16:10] – Finding order in chaos
  • [18:51] – Getting comfortable being uncomfortable 
  • [19:58] – Your Action Items 
  • [21:02] – Tom’s Bookshelf

Your Homework/Action Items 

Ariana’s Homework

  • Think about the great leaders of your life and what they did that made them great 

Tom’s Homework

  • Think about the bad leaders you’ve experienced in your life and the lessons you learned because of them

Tom’s Bookshelf

Better Under Pressure: How Great Leaders Bring Out the Best in Themselves and Others

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Key Insights

  • Learn the ways to become a great leader 
  • Regardless of your natural inclinations, anyone can learn the skills of leadership 
  • Prepare to get very comfortable being uncomfortable!

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