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4.1 Lessons for Emerging Leaders: Part 1

by | Apr 13, 2020 | 2 comments

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4.1 Lessons for Emerging Leaders: Part 1


Lessons for emerging Leaders. It’s a Hard Road when a Leaders Journey Begins.

It’s this journey and the lessons on it, which form the basis of my interview with Martin West.

Martin, along with his co-author, Mark Bragg, recently released Hard Road, A Leader’s Journey BeginsThe book is a fictional story about a new leader’s journey. It provides a 5 part model to help new and emerging leaders as they begin their leadership journey.

Martin is a great friend of mine and mentor. He is the owner of a consultancy business called X-Gap, which focuses on helping Leaders create conversations that produce healthy team performance.

We will be releasing this interview in two parts over the next two weeks. The focus of my two part conversation with Martin is his new book and the lessons for emerging leaders.

In Lessons for Emerging Leaders: Part 1, Martin shares his experience in the air force, and how it helped him find his passion and transition into his consultancy business. He shares the background to the book, and we dive into the first and most critical part of the 5 leadership challenges for emerging Leaders.

Enjoy part 1 of my chat with Martin.

Lessons for emerging leaders. Hard Road Leaders Journey Begins. Martin West and Mark Bragg

Martin West (left) & Mark Bragg (right)


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  1. Mike. Cronshaw

    Great interview with an interesting and knowledgeable man, who obviously has the right attitude towards leadership, and has the ability by way of interviews such as this, to pass on his knowledge to others.

    • Brendan Rogers

      Definitely Mike. Martin knows his stuff and has been helping develop corporate leaders and teams for almost 20 years. He has a lot of knowledge to share. Thanks for taking the time to read and listen and for your comment.


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