Dan Kuschell and I met last year and became friends over our similar passions for leadership—servant leadership in particular. Read his bio and watch his videos below to see his story. Scheduling appearing on his podcast took forever, but it finally happened.
Today I bring you our conversation on his show, Growth to Freedom. Knowing someone so long makes the conversation more friendly, open, and vulnerable. We approached common issues from new perspectives. I liked that.
Here are the show notes:
Discover Leadership that Works, Lessons Learned from Failure, and the Necessity of Listening with Joshua Spodek [PODCAST 159]
How do you lead and Â inspire? How do you go out and truly impact and contribute to others?
Todayâ€™s conversation is with Joshua Spodek. Joshua is the author of the bestselling â€œLeadership Step by Stepâ€ and host of the award-winning â€œLeadership and the Environmentâ€ podcast. Heâ€™s earned such praise as â€œBest and Brightestâ€ (Esquireâ€™s Genius Issue), â€œAstrophysicist turned new media whizâ€ (NBC), and â€œRocket Scientistâ€ (Forbes and ABC) with success in such diverse fields as science, invention, entrepreneurship, art, leadership, coaching, and education.
In this segment, Joshua shares his valuable insights around leadership and what it means to serve and listen to others in a way that truly matters.
Hereâ€™s a glimpse of what youâ€™ll learn from Joshua Spodek:
- Why help others? [4:00]
- What is leadership? What are some common misconceptions? [8:00]
- Compliance vs. independent action; [13:30]
- Action steps you can use today! [16:30]
- Lessons learned in business and failure; [20:30]
- One key leadership strategy thatâ€™s made all the difference; [23:00]
- How to connect with Joshuaâ€™s content; [24:30]
- Listening to understand others; [28:00]
- And moreâ€¦
Resources mentioned on this episode:
- NEVERÂ miss an episode of Growth To Freedom clickÂ HEREÂ to subscribe!
- Connect with us on Twitter:Â twitter.com/dan_kuschell
- Have a question? Send us an email: info[at]growthtofreedom.com
- Leadership Step by Step
- The Motorcycle Diaries
From Dan’s About page:
Dan Kuschell helps entrepreneurs and business owners grow and scale their companies for greater profitability. With over two decades of experience running and owning numerous companies, he is a Dad, Thought Leader, Humanitarian, Angel Investor, and Business Growth Specialist.
Dan is the founder of Growth to Freedom™, ProsperityBasedLiving.com, creator of Millionaireâ€™s MindsetÂ®, bestselling author of Bootstrap Business, as well as A Champion in the Making: Awaken the Champion Within Your life, Business, and Relationships and more.
In 2007, 2 weeks after his son was born, Dan woke up with sharp pains in his chest, drove furiously to the hospital, and after rigorous testing, tubes, and scans, ended up on an operating table told by the Doctor that he had a 1 in x chance of dying going through with the procedure.
Dan calls this the â€œfalse alarmâ€ that transformed his life. Within 24 months of this health scare, Dan sold the majority of his companies and today he dedicates his time and energy working on worthwhile, fun projects, living on his terms â€“ as he spends his time with industry leaders, entrepreneurs, parents, and organizations that are making a positive impact.
While Dan has been on multiple media outlets including NBC, ESPN, Spike TV, Wall Street Journal online, numerous radio and TV programs, Entrepreneur, and many more, his proudest moments are when heâ€™s with his kids, setting an example, and leaving a legacy with his Growth to Freedom™ Business Building Strategies.
Danâ€™s clients include entrepreneurs, executives, parents, and leaders from over 38 countries in diverse industries. He consults with some of the leading companies in the world today with his transformational processes that drive more business, sales and profits.
His books, videos, radio shows, newsletters, products, consulting, and appearances have impacted over 500,000 people worldwide.
Dan Kuschell is recognized as the go to person for growth oriented organizations who are looking to grow and scale their leads, sales and profits.
About the Growth to Freedom show:
The Growth to Freedom™ Show with Dan Kuschell
The Growth to Freedom™ Show will show you how to transform your life, business, and relationships. Itâ€™s a fresh mix of strategy, resources, entertainment, and a survival guide to create the personal and business hacks you need for greater clarity, confidence, and direction.
In each show, I interview industry leaders and experts in a variety of fields (business, finance, investing, health, medicine, technology, sports, etcâ€¦) to get you the strategies and resources you can use.