Episode #182: The Top 10 Ways to Be a Great Leader

With Dr. Hans Finzel

I first met today’s guest at a conference and immediately suggested he needed to be a guest on the podcast. That was 2 years ago!

Well, better late than never, as Dr. Hans Finzel, president of HDLeaders joins us to talk about what he’s learned from over 30 years in positions of leadership.

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His latest book (he’s written 10!) is called The Top 10 Ways to Be a Great Leader. In it, he shares his top 10 leadership principles with each principle combining to form the acronym L.E.A.D.E.R.S.H.I.P.

Hans and I talk about the role that listening and learning plays as a leader, his study of emotional intelligence over the last few years, communication, humility and much, much more.

At the time of this writing, the hard cover of the book is just $8 US and available at the links above and below.

Whether you’re new to leadership or you’ve been at it a while, you are bound to improve your leadership skills by reading this book.

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In today’s episode, Hans and I discuss:

  • His thoughts on the importance of soft skills over hard skills
  • How to make yourself more approachable as a leader
  • The role of humility in leadership
  • …and plenty more!

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Hans‘ Latest Book

You can order The Top 10 Ways to Be a Great Leader right now!

Hans in Action

Books Hans Recommends

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable by Pat Lencioni

Platform: Get Noticed in a Noisy World by Michael Hyatt

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The best place to find out more about Hans is at his website.

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