Episode 191: Robert Herjavec – Shark Tank Investor + Listener Q & A

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“You don’t have to be born in this country to have success in this country.” – Robert Herjavec

In This Episode, You Will Learn:

  • Common themes of leaders who sustain excellence:
    • Have a deep passion for their craft
    • They bring a unique value proposition
  • You don’t have to come from a big city to make something happen
  • Leadership:  People don’t want to be managed, they want to be led… You must provide value to the company
  • Robert’s thoughts on immigration and the fact that you don’t need to be born in this country to be successful
    • “It’s a testament to hope… and it’s really hard.”
  • “You Don’t Have To Be A Shark”
    • “You don’t have to be mean to be effective.  Some sharks aren’t nice.  Be yourself, be real…”
  • Questions from YOU (the listeners) answered as part of the Q & A portion
    • “What is it that inspired you to start The Learning Leader Show?” — Mauricio Dulon from La Paz, Bolivia
    • “How do you coach for disciplined execution when all you get from your client are excuses? — Norma Scott Garrell from Olive Branch, Mississippi
    • “How do you add value as the mentee in a mentor/mentee relationship? — Ben Arwine from Chicago, IL
    • “What benchmarks do you use to gauge how you’re doing in your leadership journey?” — Brian Westerfield from Troy, OH
    • “Is there any one guest whose advice or experience haunts you (in a good way)? — Shawn Fuller from Ontario, Canada
    • “What has been the biggest surprise for you in this journey?” — Ryan Jacobs

Continue Learning:

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Episode 179: How To Sustain Excellence – The Best Answers From 178 Questions

Episode 107: Simon Sinek – Leadership: It Starts With Why

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