By guiding individuals through frank self-evaluation, personal change, and the pursuit of extraordinary performance, Cort Dial creates All-In Leaders, high achievers who recognize the power of human connection. Living in Austin, Texas, he is the renowned author of the book that was named as the no. 1 business book of 2016 by The Globe and Mail, which is the Heretics to Heroes: A Memoir on Modern Leadership.
His book is a compelling hybrid of personal narrative and professional manual. Through riveting storytelling, the book presents a dramatically different approach to achieving peak business performance, including embracing heresy as the natural precursor to progress, and placing people at the heart of every decision.
Today’s episode, Cort’s coaching skills will guide you on the steps of becoming a better version of yourself as a leader not considering if you are in a small-scale or big-scale business. He accentuated the importance of constantly considering your team’s welfare and instituting in their mind the mission of the organization to keep one and all undivided and committed.[2:34] The differentiator of Cort’s Business Model [3:14] What helps a leader stand out and be successful today [3:20] Pinaccle Leadership [3:54] The Big Game [4:26] The importance of developing a team in an organization [4:52] Confidence & Commitment in a Team [4:59] The concept of Self-Advocacy and its 3 elements [6:23] How to re-assemble a fragmented team together [7:22] The substance of having a VISION [9:23] Essentiality of forming a COMMUNITY to keep a team informed & intact [9:46] The mistakes which leaders make & the cure to it [9:51] What is the role of the Leader and the Leadership Team [12:27] Driving force in writing his book [13:33] How leadership can be of great impact to a team/organization [14:03] The Big Wheel Theory [17:08] The Importance of sticking to the mission of the team/organization considering the inevitability of change [19:04] Tips on becoming a Better Leader for a “solopreneur” [21:15] How to recover a team in times of struggle [23:38] Cort Dial’s Website [23:51] His encouraging advice to leaders aspiring to be a better version [24:24] Wrap up
“If you want to grow as leader, find a CHALLENGE to take on, find the BIG GAME to take on.”
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