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...
Welcome to episode 3 of The Answers From Leadership Podcast. Today’s guest is Paul Sohn.
Paul is a leadership consultant, blogger, speaker, and author. He Has spent most of his career building leaders worth following and creating good-to-great organizations. He has worked for both a Fortune 50 company and a Top 100 Great Place to Work Company.
Now, he works for a global leadership consultancy GiANT Worldwide as a leadership transformation consultant. They own and operate the global brands and events, Catalyst and Leadercast. They have offices in London, Atlanta, and Oklahoma City, and now expanding in Asia.
**UPDATE** Paul is now the founder of QARA. QARA exists to equip, inspire, and empower twenty-somethings to discover their True North.
Who is Paul Sohn?
Paul is an author, blogger, speaker. Leadership coach. His heart and vision is to raise us the next generation of Godly leaders in the 7 spheres of influence. Read more...
Since I was a freshman in college, I developed a habit that most would find rather unusual. I collected things. It wasn’t your typical collection of stamps, spoons or baseball cards. I’ve been an avid collector of quotes – words spoken or written by leaders who were beyond themselves and left a dent in this universe.
As I look in hindsight, many of these quotes have made an indelible impact in my life, shaping my perspective in life.
For instance, Oscar Wilde was known for saying
Be yourself; everyone else is taken.
When I first encountered this quote, it struck a nerve at me. At that time, I was trying to be someone else. In fact, I was trying to imitate someone I highly admired. The more I tried to fabricate my identity based on imitation, the more I felt empty and inauthentic. Wilde’s words were a profound reminder for me to discover my true voice and my unique gifts and talents. Read more...