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Great Leadership Qualities (End of Year Wrap 2021)

by | Jan 15, 2022 | 0 comments

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Culture of Leadership
Great Leadership Qualities (End of Year Wrap 2021)



In this episode, we review the most impactful takeaways from the 27 episodes we aired in 2021.  From deep listening to self-mastery, join us as we review the top ten pearls of leadership wisdom (plus four bonus nuggets) we gained from these inspiring guests.  

Every episode this year had valuable lessons and inspiring speakers, but these were some of the standouts that you can go back and listen to if the topic piques your interest.

Discussion Points

Takeaway: Leaders focus on the art of self-mastery
“I encourage leaders to start small.” – Brendan 

Takeaway: Leaders lead with vulnerability
“Vulnerability is what creates trust.” – Brendan

Takeaway: Leaders connect with people
“Spending time investing in people is super-important.” – Brendan 

Takeaway: Leaders face challenges head-on
This was the longest episode we ever did, and very emotional.
“HOPE– Help One Person Every day” – Marc

Takeaway: Leaders must understand and work with context
“The context of the situation is what creates the variation.” – Brendan 

Takeaway: Leaders have full control over the culture

Takeaway: Leaders embrace simple

Takeaway: Leaders know what they stand for
“When people know what you stand for, there are no surprises.” – Brendan 

Takeaway: Leaders build for after they’re gone
“Being able to build a business that actually has that kind of philosophy attached to it, is really an important factor.” – Marc

Takeaway: Leaders believe in your potential
“He’s [Rex] has helped so many people because he believed in them.” – Brendan 

Takeaway: Leaders build a listening culture 

Takeaway: Delegation is even more critical in remote work environments 

Takeaway: Leaders have a team-first mentality

Takeaway: Leaders never compromise on people
“If they’re not the right people for the organization – it doesn’t mean they’re bad people – but if they’re not aligned with the values of the organization, they’re not good for the organization.” – Brendan

Big things are on the way for 2022.  Listeners, please submit your ideas for interviews/topics, and we love getting your feedback on how we’re doing.


Brendan’s Ten Leadership Commandments

Book: Good to Great by Jim Collins

Book: 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

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