Today’s podcast guest is Steve Cockram. Steve is the co-founder of GiANT Worldwide and travels extensively teaching and consulting with senior executives and their teams all over the world; from the likes of the British government and multi-national corporations, to small start-ups in Sheffield, UK or Atlanta, GA.
What else do you want listeners to know about you?
Steve has a long-suffering wife of 24 years and 3 daughters.
Used to be an athlete
We all face difficulties in leadership. What difficulties have you encountered and what have you learned from these challenges?
Almost all of the GiANT Worldwide content has come out of failure
Failures and challenges are probably the true MBA
Every leader has a unique way of leading. I believe you call this their voice. Can you tell us a bit more about leadership voices?
Every leader is unique
No one has the same successes or failures as you do. We are all unique
Your voice is what others experience on the other side of you Read more...
For over 200 years, the United States Constitution has been the litmus test of liberty in our country. It has helped “We the People” remain free in a world that can quickly devolve into tyranny. Our forefathers, the writers of this document, tried to put as many protocols in place to balance the leadership of the United States. They saw the dangers of giving one person, or even one body, all the power, so they in turn created three separate but equal branches of government – the legislative, executive, and judicial branches.
Just like our very own country, most organizations need a balance of power. This isn’t just true in the structure of an organization, but also with the strengths of each individual leader in it. Try working for an organization where no leader is gifted in administration skills, and you will quickly see why balance is needed for success. Read more...