Episode #197: The Secrets of Effective Leadership

With Brad Lomenick, author of H3 Leadership

I’ve known today’s guest by reputation (it’s a good one) but our paths, until recently, had never crossed.

But who would discover the Read to Lead Podcast while searching through iTunes attempting to find a few decent leadership-based podcasts? Yep, that’s right. Brad Lomenick.

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After skimming past shows, Brad realized he and I had a lot of mutual relationships. So, what did he do? He immediately visited the website, clicked over to the contact page, and contacted me directly. And here we are!

If you’ve ever heard of the annual Catalyst Conference which takes place in Atlanta each year (with one-day events in other cities), Brad Lomenick is the mastermind behind the event. Yep. He’s Catalyst Brad!

His most recent book, released in September of 2015, is called H3 Leadership: Be Humble, Stay Hungry, Always Hustle.

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In today’s episode, I ask Brad to share about:

  • The distinction he makes between your calling and life’s “assignments” along the way
  • His tips for developing what he calls a Habit of Curiosity
  • His belief that, even if you’re not naturally creative or innovative, it is possible to develop habits of creativity and innovation
  • …and plenty more!

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Brad‘s Latest Book

You can order H3 Leadership: Be Humble, Stay Hungry, Always Hustle right now!

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Books Brad Recommends


The Power of Moments: Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary Impact by Chip and Dan Heath

Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist’s Guide to Thriving in an Age of Accelerations by Thomas L. Friedman

The World is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century by Thomas L. Friedman

The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: Follow Them and People Will Follow You by John C. Maxwell

Visioneering: Your Guide for Discovering and Maintaining Personal Vision by Andy Stanley

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