Lead Sell Grow - The Human Experience

How to Be an Effective and Influential Leader with David McGlennen

Episode Summary

Being an influential leader means adapting to the changing times, and realizing the importance of effective and significant communication among team members. We have to learn how to guide our team to discover things on their own, meaning we are ditching the idea of a “command and control” type of leadership and leaning into being someone that empowers others. In this episode, David McGlennen shares his journey into entrepreneurship, and how he helps leaders become more effective and influential. David McGlennen is a business growth guide who helps leaders build companies that people line up to work with. He shows those leaders how to integrate their desire for high performance, achievement and growth while focusing on the things they value most. As an entrepreneur and family business owner for most of his life, David has learned that growing a company means growing and leading yourself first. He has coached and trained leaders around the world as far north as the Arctic Circle and has shared the stage with John C. Maxwell while training leaders. In this episode, David shares what the best leaders of our time are doing, and how you can learn to be an effective leader without embodying the very outdated command and control style of leadership. Learn to ask questions, listen generously, and speak in an open, honest, and effective manner while being mindful of the effects of your words. Tune in to learn how you can influence change among your team, even if you’re not in a leadership position already!

Episode Notes

Being an influential leader means adapting to the changing times, and realizing the importance of effective and significant communication among team members. We have to learn how to guide our team to discover things on their own, meaning we are ditching the idea of a “command and control” type of leadership and leaning into being someone that empowers others. In this episode, David McGlennen shares his journey into entrepreneurship, and how he helps leaders become more effective and influential.

David McGlennen is  a business growth guide who helps leaders build companies that people line up to work with. He shows those leaders how to integrate their desire for high performance, achievement and growth while focusing on the things they value most. As an entrepreneur and family business owner for most of his life, David has learned that growing a company means growing and leading yourself first. He has coached and trained leaders around the world as far north as the Arctic Circle and has shared the stage with John C. Maxwell while training leaders.

In this episode, David shares what the best leaders of our time are doing, and how you can learn to be an effective leader without embodying the very outdated command and control style of leadership. Learn to ask questions, listen generously, and speak in an open, honest, and effective manner while being mindful of the effects of your words. Tune in to learn how you can influence change among your team, even if you’re not in a leadership position already!

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