Hunter Harrison was a four-time CEO in the railroad business, turning around each organization he ran. During his tenure with multiple companies, he wanted his employees to think like a leader and owner. Kevin sits down with Howard Green, author of Railroader: The Unfiltered Genius and Controversy of Four-Time CEO Hunter Harris. Howard is a former broadcast journalist with more than 14,000 interviews and wrote Hunter’s personal biography based on conversations with Harrison over several years. He shares insights into Hunter’s leadership style and the moments that set him apart as CEO.
In this episode, Howard discusses 1. Using stories in leadership. 2. The importance of recognizing your blind spots. 3. How to get better at asking questions.
Ask yourself: Do you discuss rewards and consequences?
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- The Fifth Risk: Undoing Democracy by Michael Lewis
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