Ep 39: What it Takes to be a Great Leader
After joining Primerica in the 1980s, John Addison helped navigate the company’s expansion across North America. He became president in 1995 and was named Co-CEO in 1999, then helped lead its exit from Citigroup in 2010. His passion for people and ability to develop and motivate individuals and organizations led him to launch the Addison Leadership Group in 2015.
As a world-class speaker and motivator, John draws on his more than three decades of experience to provide insight and wisdom on leadership, personal development and success.
In this episode of Direct Approach, John shares why he thinks the world is experiencing a leadership crisis and what can be done about it. He also talks about the importance of helping others become their best selves and why focusing on building your strengths is better than trying to improve your weaknesses.
He also shares why he believes fear is one of the greatest stumbling blocks to outstanding leadership and how to overcome it. Then he shares some key takeaways for leaders to help build stronger, more successful teams.
This is an in-depth look at leadership from the inside that you do not want to miss!
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Wayne Moorehead has deep experience in marketing and brand strategy. He has applied his expertise and passion to help companies (from startups to Fortune 100) define, communicate and activate their brands. Wayne’s rare blend of experience and success has shaped his philosophy on effective growth strategies, and he believes the future of the channel will blend the best of direct selling with the best of direct-to-consumer.