Leading with Intent with Kevin Eikenberry: Lead to Succeed 26

In this episode, Naphtali interviews Kevin Eikenberry, founder of the Remote Leadership Institute. Kevin shares some awesome ideas that can help you lead with intent. He also suggests ways to remove self-doubt. We discuss ways through which leaders can make quick and effective decisions. Kevin also shares some great tips and tricks to write a good blog. Tune in and get some great insights that will help you hone your leadership skills.

Podcast Highlights:

  • 01:28 – Naphtali introduces Kevin Eikenberry
  • 04:00 – Kevin talks about his professional journey
  • 05:42 – How did Kevin find his true calling?
  • 07:16 – Discussing the impact of constant learning in career advancement
  • 10:05 – Why does Kevin call himself the “Chief Potential Officer”?
  • 14:23 – Pro Tips to effectively deal with self-doubt
  • 17:16 – What are some qualities that make you a good leader?
  • 19:03 – How do great leaders arrive at correct decisions?
  • 20:42 – Learn how clear intent enhances the decision making process
  • 22:03 – Tips and tricks to write a good blog
  • 25:38 – Comparing blogging to podcasting

Rapid Fire:

  • 27:06 – The best thing about living in Indiana Proximity to family
  • 28:03 – Which is your favorite sport and why? Basketball
  • 28:58 – Your favorite flavor of ice-cream Black raspberry chocolate chip
  • 29:00 – The most clever or humorous comic strip that you have read Peanuts

Connect with Kevin:

  • 29:25 – Kevin shares his website information


  • 34:12 – The best leaders are intentional

Interesting fact:

The ideal workplace team size is between five and nine.  Contrary to the generally accepted assumption that management can fix a problem by throwing people at it. Adding team members beyond that point decreases the likelihood of success.

Leadership quote:

I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion.
— Alexander the Great

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