Coaching Leaders with Jim Johnson: Lead to Succeed 3

Coach Jim Johnson is an authority on the subject of realizing your dreams. He is most famous for his role in a high school basketball game that made national headlines. Jim has appeared on Oprah, Good Morning America, ESPN and dozens of other National TV and radio shows. In 2011, he released his first book: “A Coach and a Miracle: Life Lessons from a Man Who Believed in an Autistic Boy.”

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Podcast highlights:

  • The J-Mac story – how an autistic boy became an unlikely hero

  • Jim’s turnaround from struggling coach to decorated champion

  • The importance of developing a personal mission statement and sense of purpose

  • How Jim created an effective, team-first attitude

  • Dealing with those who don’t buy in at first

  • Shift from being a go-getter to a go-giver

Interesting fact: If Prince Charles becomes king, he will be the oldest monarch ever crowned in Britain.

Leadership quote of the day: “I must follow the people. Am I not their leader?” Benjamin Disraeli

The ‘Lead to Succeed’ Podcast dives deep into personal leadership journeys. It seeks to understand how leaders got to where they are today, and the challenges and successes that they experienced along the way. It’s goal is to empower leaders to optimize performance and enjoy sustained success.

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