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That’s the philosophy of the Deep Leadership Podcast, where I bring you real-world, actionable advice from me and my expert guests. In each episode, we explore a different aspect of leadership and how it pertains to your business. We talk about what works and what doesn’t work, so you can learn from our successes and mistakes.
You won’t have to wade through theory lectures or complicated jargon—just listen in as we share our experiences and then try out some new ideas for yourself!
It’s been an exciting year for the Deep Leadership Podcast, and I’m excited to share my 10 most popular podcast episodes of 2022 with you. Take a moment to check out these episodes and see if you can find one or two treasures to put to good use and move one step closer to becoming a Leader Worth Following.
10. Episode #141: Giving Back as a Leader with David Nordel
In this episode, David and I talked about how leaders can use their position to make a positive impact on the world. We talked about the idea of “giving back” and why it’s so important for leaders to do so—and how they can do so in ways that align with their values, inspire others, and improve their business.
09. Episode #0111: Leading in the Great Resignation with Bill Berman
In this episode, Bill discussed talent management and employee retention. These are now critically important subjects given what’s happening with the Great Resignation.
08. Episode #0107: Promotions are so Yesterday with Julie Winkle Giulioni
In this episode, Julie gave us alternatives to promotions that will help employees thrive AND, unlike promotions, are completely within a manager’s and employee’s control.
07. Episode #0112: Leading with Grit with Jerry Adams
In this episode, Jerry, the founder of Men Of Grit, talked about how grit and perseverance can help us all become better leaders.
06. Episode #0126: Becoming Fireproof with David Hollenbach
In this episode, David and I talked about overcoming one’s limiting beliefs and achieving one’s life’s goals even after a failure.
05. Episode #0105: Influential Words with Rob Ashton
In this episode, Rob, a writer, entrepreneur, and former scientist discussed the importance of the written word in leadership.
04. Episode #0103: Called to Serve with Marjorie K. Eastman
Our guest in this episode is Marjorie Eastman. She served in the U.S. Army from 2002 to 2012. Marjorie and I met when she and I were active in the military entrepreneur community here in Raleigh. I’ve always enjoyed her approach to service and leadership.
03. Episode #0100: Leadership for Everyday Life with John VanDusen
In this episode, John shared his experiences from the classroom, the locker room, and the battlefield and shapes them into leadership lessons that can be used in every part of your life.
02. Episode #0102: Simple Truths of Leadership with Ken Blanchard & Randy Conley
In this episode, I’m honored to have Ken Blanchard and Randy Conley. They talked about their new book, Simple Truths of Leadership: 52 Ways to Be a Servant Leader and Build Trust.
01: Episode #0101: Lead like a Submarine Captain with Ryan Ramsey
Ryan is the former Captain of the Royal Navy submarine HMS TURBULENT. If you want to know how to lead like you are all in the same boat, this is your episode.
I hope you enjoyed this list of the top 10 episodes of 2022! Let me know what you think in the comments, and we’ll be sure to share some exciting things for 2023 in the coming months.
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