What is leadership, and what traits do all good leaders possess? In this episode, Richard and Sam discuss developmental psychologist Howard Gardner’s influential book “Leading Minds: An Anatomy of Leadership.” RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE: “Leading Minds: An Anatomy of Leadership” by Howard Gardner. Find it here. “Five Minds for the Future” by Howard Gardner….

If leaders aren’t confident, they won’t inspire optimism, hope, or enthusiasm in others. In this episode, Sam and Richard discuss the important role of optimism in good leadership. RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE: Next Book Club Pick – “Leading Minds” by Howard Gardner. Find it here. UPCOMING EVENTS: Join Richard at Oxford University for a…

He is arguably the most famous leader in American history, and his legacy continues to impact the nation more than 200 years after his death. In this episode, Richard and Sam discuss the first American president, George Washington. RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE: “George Washington: A Life” by Willard Sterne Randall. Find it here. “His…

ROME, GA – Kimberly Smith’s life was in transition. She and her husband had recently closed their business. They had also become empty-nesters, a change they both found difficult. Smith was not sure what God had in mind for her future and was fervently seeking His direction and guidance. She received her answer in an…

Many people spend all day doing things they don’t like and aren’t good at. But what could happen if each person learned to leverage his or her strengths? In this episode, Richard and Sam discuss Marcus Buckingham’s bestselling leadership book “Now, Discover your Strengths.” Next month’s book club pick: “Leading Minds: The Anatomy of Leadership”…

Every year resolutions are made and not all are kept. In this episode, Richard and Sam discuss ways a leader should approach a new year and reflect on the past year. CONNECT: Follow Richard on Twitter. Follow Richard on Facebook. Read Richard’s latest blog posts at www.richardblackaby.com. Send questions to podcast@blackaby.org. RESOURCES: To see details…

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