Episode 182: What Makes a Great Leader Stand Out with Stephen M. R. CoveySep 19, 2022
On today’s episode of the Sharon Says So Podcast, Sharon has a conversation with bestselling author Stephen M. R. Covey about effective leadership and high trust culture. The most underrated attribute in great leaders is humility which means that effective and trustworthy leaders are those who seek to understand first and be understood second. The working world has evolved since the start of the Covid pandemic and its leadership needs to reflect new practices built on the principles of “trust and inspire”. But what does good leadership in our communities and in our country look like? How can we apply the same principles about working leadership to leadership within our interpersonal relationships, and as we seek to make change in our communities?
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About the Guests:
Stephen M. R. Covey is the New York Times and #1 Wall Street Journal bestselling
author of The Speed of Trust, which has been translated into 22 languages and has
sold over 2 million copies worldwide. He is also the author of the newly released Wall
Street Journal bestseller Trust & Inspire: How Truly Great Leaders Unleash Greatness
Stephen brings to his writings the perspective of a practitioner, as he is the former
President and CEO of the Covey Leadership Center, where he increased shareholder
value by 67 times and grew the company to become the largest leadership development
firm in the world.
A Harvard MBA, Stephen co-founded and currently leads FranklinCovey’s Global Trust
Practice. He serves on numerous boards, including the Government Leadership
Advisory Council, and he has been recognized with the lifetime Achievement Award for
“Top Thought Leaders in Trust” from the advocacy group, Trust Across America/Trust
Around the World.
Stephen is a highly sought-after international speaker, who has taught trust and
leadership in 55 countries to business, government, military, education, healthcare, and NGO entities.
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