Your biggest role as a leader is to create the culture.
Andy Wyatt is a Founder & Head Coach of Andrew Wyatt Leadership and he is out with a new book called Pro Leadership, which dives into how you can establish credibility, build a strong following, and lead with impact. In his book, he offers 24 leadership principles that he’s learned after being in business for more than 30 years. In this episode, Andy shares how business owners can pull their identity out of their business, drive effective culture, and so much more.
[1:40] Figure out what you’d do for free and then figure out how to get paid for it.
[3:55] A lot of people want to write a book but never do it. Why is this?
[7:05] You have to excavate before you elevate, what does Andy mean by this?
[9:20] How do you separate the person from the business?
[11:15] Do you feel good or bad about yourself based on the uncomfortable whims of the business?
[11:55] There are three things every leader needs: A coach, a therapist, and a golf trainer (or tennis/gym trainer).
[14:15] Your biggest role as a leader is to create the culture.
[17:10] How can you drive culture and what makes someone a good leader in this space?
[19:50] What does character mean to you? Character is the way you act when no one is watching.
[22:15] Andy has had to learn a lesson the hard way when he tried to drive culture a little too fast in a company.
[25:05] Eighty-five percent of our leadership problems would be solved through better communication.
[27:45] How do you know a team has built trust? Watch how they handle a disagreement.
[29:35] What are some of the common mistakes people tend to make about leadership?
[32:00] It’s lonely at the top, but it doesn’t have to be. Leaders are notorious for isolating themselves.
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