There are plenty of ways to become a healthy leader. I’ve shared various ways you can become a healthy leader over the last couple of weeks.
Today, I wanted to bring new voices to the conversation on what a healthy leader looks like. To do this, I reached out to leaders I admire and respect.
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I asked each of these leaders a single question about healthy leadership:
What healthy habits do you attribute to your success as a leader?
Their answers fell into 3 categories: Physical health, mental health, and spiritual health. These 3 areas of health are critical to your success and I’m glad to see a recurring theme among the answers.
I’m thankful to each of the over 50 leaders that responded and were willing to be a part of this expert roundup. I believe their insights into healthy habits of leaders will inspire you to find your own. Read more...
Today’s guest is Chester Goad. Chester grew up in Appalachia (pronounced Apple-Atcha–that actually matters where he comes from). He’s the son of an auto mechanics teacher, and a retail sales gal, who fell in love and raised him in small-town USA. So who is Chester? It’s taken him some time to figure all that out, but along the way, he’s been a teacher, a principal, a congressional staffer, a Dean, and a whole lot more. Through all of that he’s figured out he values, Leadership, Learning and Life more than anything.
Who is Chester Goad?
Chester is a dad, husband, a believer. He’s involved in advocacy and service in the disability arena. He also serves on an international non-profit board.Considers himself a life-long learner
On top of all that, he considers himself a life-long learner. Where he focuses on leadership, learning, and life. Last, but not least, he’s helped co-author dyslexia legislation in Tennessee. Read more...