Episode #179: How to Become the Person Others Follow

With Joshua Spodek, author, Leadership Step by Step

There is no shortage of books that talk about leadership. Few, though, actually help you learn how to lead.

Fortunately for you and me, our guest today has not only taken on the challenge of solving this problem, he’s done so quite successfully. I’m talking about Joshua Spodek, author of Leadership Step by Step: Become the Person Others Follow.

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The key, Joshua says, is practice. It’s the discipline that turns abstract concepts into useful tools.

Joshua’s book walks you through what to do and how to do it in an integrated and comprehensive progression of exercises that are designed to cultivate key abilities, behaviors, and beliefs through experience.

Exercises throughout help you accomplish the inner work and gain the social skills required for great leadership. In short, you’ll learn to:

  • Build self-awareness
  • Manage emotions
  • Speak in your authentic voice
  • Create meaningful connections
  • Inspire others
  • Lead with empathy
  • Support teammates

Leadership Step by Step will start you on the road to success.

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In today’s episode, Joshua and I discuss:

  • Walk us through some simple exercises to help lead you to a better understanding of yourself
  • Why and how to consider changing your habits and beliefs
  • The traits you need to possess to be the kind of person others want to follow
  • …and plenty more!

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Books Joshua Recommends

Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl

The Diving Bell and the Butterfly: A Memoir of Life and Death by Jean-Dominique Bauby

Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela by Nelson Mandela

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