Simon Sinek's (@simonsinek) mission is to create a world where people are inspired to go to work. Through his speaking and writing he has helped leaders and organizations find their "why". He has one of the top ten TED Talks titled, How Great Leaders Inspire Action, which has been viewed over 27 million times. His first book, Start With Why, was a big success. His latest NY Times Best Seller, Leaders Eat Last, is an incredible book about how leaders can create environments in which people come together to do remarkable work.
In this episode Simon and I discuss:
-How he discovered his purpose which he calls his "Why"
-The most important lesson he learned when he was stuck in Afghanistan
-How we confuse fleeting moments of happiness with true career fulfillment
-How to be an effective leader
-The reason why most people don't commit themselves to a journey of leadership
-Is being born a leader a myth?
-The foundational trait of leadership
-The biggest challenge in leadership
-How anyone can start practicing leadership skills today, and more..
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Spencer West (@spencer2thewest) is a motivational speaker for ME to WE and an ambassador for Free the Children. He travels around the globe speaking to schools and organizations about his message of redefining possible. Spencer lost his legs as a child and he hasn't let that stop him from making extraordinary contributions to the world. He climbed Mount Kilimanjaro and raised half a million dollars to provide clean water to over 12,000 people in East Africa. You'll learn about his story and his message about how asking for help is a sign of true leadership, not a weakness.
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