The Financial Gravity Podcast
About This Show
The Financial Gravity Podcast is a weekly show for entrepreneurs and small business owners about the ins and outs of building a profitable business, including the financial and tax strategies that so many entrepreneurs miss. Hosted by John Pollock, serial entrepreneur and CEO of a publicly-traded company, the podcast features interviews with top entrepreneurs, business leaders and authors, including Michael Port, John Jantsch and Perry Marshall, about the challenges, mistakes and decisions that they’ve made along the path to profitability. With each episode, you’ll gain insights on help you think differently about your business growth strategy and find new paths to profitability and impact.
Most Recent Episode
Episode 58: Hans Finzel — The Top 10 Ways to Be a Great Leader
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Hans Finzel is a leadership expert who runs an international non-profit organization with about 650 employees scattered across the world. He has years of experience in the field of leadership, and has written extensively on the topic. On this episode, Hans and John discuss his latest book, The Top 10 Ways to Be a Great Leader. Tune in to find out more about the 10 key leadership principles any leader needs to ensure his success. Key Takeaways: [:18] John introduces his guest for this episode — Hans Finzel. [1:27] What does Hans do? [3:52] Hans and John discuss the importance and intricacies of delegation. [5:12] What makes a great leader? [8:00] Is leadership more of an art or a science? [10:23] Hans shares another insight he gained from his interaction with Mother Teresa. [11:55] The first leadership principle is listen and learn. Why is it tough for busy leaders to listen? [15:10] The second principle of leadership is E.Q. Hans explains why E.Q. is much more important than I.Q. [19:40] The ‘A’ in leadership stands for Accessibility. Hans talks about what that means, especially when it comes to dealing with the millennial generation. [22:40] Another principle in leadership is the servant attitude. A servant leader cares more about the good of the team than his or her own enrichment. [24:21] The ‘D’ is for determination. Consistency is the key to greatness, and consistency comes from determination. [25:46] Effective communication is also crucial to leadership — leaders have to see communication as a big part of their responsibility. [29:08] Resilience is another leadership principle. It is so important to cultivate the ability to bounce back from difficulties, disappointments, heartbreak, and hard times. [33:05] The ‘H’ in leadership stands for hands-off delegation. Hans has four questions every follower asks, which forms the basis for delegation. [35:39] Many leaders do not have integrity, but it is one of the fundamental leadership principles every leader should have. [37:10] The final leadership principle is the power of humility. Hans believes that humility is the essential ch