The Talent Magnet Institute Podcast

Episode 125: Extraordinary Leader Series with Guest Host Don Frericks Part 4

This week’s episode features the next installment of The Extraordinary Leader Series with Talent Magnet Institute faculty member Don Frericks.  In addition to being a successful executive leadership coach, Don is the author of the new book Best Boss Ever! In this episode, Don speaks with Josh White, a talent and organizational development executive in Indianapolis. Don and Josh take their leadership discussion deep and provide several tips for leaders at all levels.

There are so many great nuggets of wisdom in this episode.  Listen to Don and Josh discuss: 

  • How to incorporate authenticity while still following corporate guidelines. (8:35)
  • Tips for how to work on leadership development when corporate sponsorship is not available. (11:42)
  • How and when to ask for feedback, especially when your culture doesn’t support it. (12:22) 

Josh also provides tons of tips on how to be an intentional listener, especially for smart leaders. (16:33) He says, “People want to be a leader you have to create that space.” (17:58)

Don and Josh discuss one blind spot many successful leaders have, and the importance in overcoming it, (21:36) as well as how to lean in during challenging situations. (24:09)

We hope you enjoy listening to this special episode.  If you would like to ask a question, please click here





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