The Learning Leader Show With Ryan Hawk

286: Phil Jones – How To Build Your Squad (The WHO In Your Life)

Show Notes:

  • Commonalities of sustaining excellence:
    • Ability to see things through the eyes of others — empathy
    • Create and articulate a shared vision
    • Create momentum for others
  • Build your squad — The WHO in your life
    • His mom said, “Be careful, go get a job and be safe.”  She is the right person in the wrong place.
    • We all need:
      • Cheerleaders – they put fuel in our tank
      • Role modes – someone’s model to follow
      • Mentors – someone to share experiences with
      • Coaches – they ask us questions
      • Trainers – they teach us skills
      • Advisors – overall strategy
      • Aspirational peers – Peers you look up to and want to spend time with
  • “Success leaves clues.”

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