Jeff is a professional speaker and the author of three books, including The Power of Authentic Leadership. He’s done keynote speeches internationally and is a sought-after expert on authentic leadership.
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- 01:00 – The project that Jeff really focused on this year was his book, The Power of Authentic Leadership
- [01:12] – Now, he’s focused on spreading the message of authenticity
- 01:34 – Jeff was on Episode 937 of Entrepreneurs On Fire
- [01:56] – This episode will be all about authentic leadership
- [02:29] – The 5 main keys to authentic leadership:
- [07:30] – “Whenever you compare yourself to other people, you’re going to despair”
- [08:03] – One big reason why people struggle in authentic leadership is because they haven’t really processed the true meaning of it
- [08:43] – “Authenticity is essential”
- [09:13] – There is a balance between being assertive and being the bigger person
- [10:00] – Find the balance between confidence and humility
- [10:53] – Find the balance between planning and action
- [14:10] – Jeff’s first tip in dealing with difficult people is to keep distance, if you can
- [14:50] – “Know your values and know what you stand for”
- [16:50] – People are giving their lives away for the external expectations of others
- [17:24] – Cut the cord from some of those external expectations
- [18:03] – “Your self-worth does not depend on external circumstances”
- [19:26] – You are that which you seek – you are your own answer
- 20:26 – Connect with Jeff on his website
- 20:36 – Get the FREE PDF of The Power of Authentic Leadership by emailing Meg, Jeff’s assistant, at firstname.lastname@example.org
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