Your leadership moves in the direction of your strongest thoughts. Unfortunately, it’s easy to focus on the negatives and head in the wrong direction. Today, best-selling author Jon Gordon dives into the science of optimism and positivity in leadership.
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0:00 – Introduction to Jon Gordon
5:14 – Jon’s focus on Optimism and Belief
8:00 – Why is positivity better than negativity?
18:38 – How can you turn around a negative culture?
24:37 – How to build great culture within a remote team:
27:31 – Why is leadership so hard right now?
30:58 – Two qualities leaders need to have today:
33:55 – What makes for a great “hard feedback” conversation?
40:44 – What does Jon Gordon’s personal development look like?
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