In today’s episode, I’m talking with Bill Gentry, author, and a teacher and researcher at the Center for Creative Leadership. In addition to his new book, Be the Boss Everyone Wants to Work for: A Guide for New Leaders, he has over 40 published articles concerning leadership and has given many presentations on the practical application of his research. Whether you’re a rookie manager or a seasoned leader, I think you’ll love our conversation about shifting your mindset, and “flipping your script,” by focusing your efforts onto those you lead and their own successes!
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In this episode, you’ll discover:
- Six practical, actionable ways to “flip your script” and lead successfully as a new leader
- Tips for first-time leaders to be more effective and successful
- How to successfully delegate: determining what part of the job to let go of, and the part you keep as a leader
“A great leader should be able to tell those they lead why they matter.”
– Bill Gentry
Let’s get the conversation started with a question that Bill mentions in today’s episode:
“As a new leader, what can you do to be more effective?”
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Additional Leadership Resources
- Learn more about Bill Gentry, as well as his book and additional resources.
- Check out what Bill is currently reading: Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World, and Give and Take, both by author Adam Grant, as well as books by author and researcher, Dr. Brene Brown.
- Sign up for our free video training series, 20 Days to Remarkable Leadership.
- Get your free copy of my inspiring e-book, 101 Ways to Unleash Your Potential.
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Carl Smith says
One of the best Podcast I have listened to. The principles Bill and Kevin talk about is what every “new leader” needs to hear to be successful. It reinforces what we help people to learn about effective leadership. Good stuff guys!