Leadership Self-Discovery with Robb Holman: Lead to Succeed 33

In this episode, Naphtali interviews Robb Holman, CEO of Holman International. Robb suggests some great ways to improve your leadership skills and become a leader that your employees can truly look up to. Which are some self-discovery tools which will help you address disengagement at your workplace? How can cultivating humility help you become a better leaders? What can non-profits learn from their for-profit counterparts? We discuss all this and much more in this engaging Lead to Success episode. Tune in now.

Podcast Highlights:

  • 01:10 – Naphtali introduces Robb Holman
  • 02:50 – Discussing the current trend of highly disengaged employees and leaders
  • 03:51 – Why are leaders failing to engage leaders? What is wrong with their approach?
  • 05:53 – Discussing how business leaders tend to become disengaged over time
  • 07:17 – The 3 secret self-discovery tool to help leaders get back on track
  • 08:50 – We talk about the importance of redefining success
  • 10:36 – How is social media making it difficult for struggling folks to remain authentic to themselves?
  • 12:07 – What led Naphtali to become an executive coach
  • 13:33 – Why is it important for leaders to invest time in a self-discovery process?
  • 14:45 – What does the Bible say about Moses? We debate if Moses was truly a humble man
  • 18:04 – Learn how a humble leader can truly be an inspiration for others to do better
  • 19:32 – What are some important lessons that for-profit leaders learn from non-profit leaders?
  • 24:13 – What can non-profits learn from their for-profit counterparts?
  • 27:36 – How can non-profits cultivate the business sense to ensure long term sustenance of an organization?

Rapid Fire:

  • 30:51 – An awesome productivity hack? Time-blocking
  • 31:12 – Favorite pre-morning ritual? Gratitude
  • 31:17 – Best time to clean up a messy desk Every moment of the day
  • 31:30 – Your favorite sports themed movie Hoosiers

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  • 33:43 – Final Lesson: When you have a healthy perspective on life, you will find that your cup of life is always overflowing

Interesting fact:

According to infoprolearning.com, 91% of Millennials who not actively looking for a new job are only planning on staying less than 3 years at their current job. This is why we can explain 85% of organizations expect a shortfall of leaders in the next 5 years

Leadership quote:

When there is no vision, the people perish.
— Proverbs 29:18

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