Rank #1: Episode 055: Todd Henry: Personal and Team Productivity
Todd Henry’s passion is helping teams and leaders “build their best body of work”—work that ignites their productive passion, work that really matters. An incredibly prolific thought leader, Todd has written four books over the past eight years, produces multiple podcasts each week, writes a daily blog, all while maintaining a robust speaking and consulting schedule. In this episode, Jason Jaggard sits down with Todd to discuss his strategies for building high productivity both for himself and for teams. Stay tuned for some pure gold leadership ideas and practices to help you produce your best work!
Rank #2: Episode 001: John Maxwell with Bill Hybels and Jeff Lockyer
At the 2016 Global Leadership Summit, John Maxwell delivered a compelling talk about valuing people. In this episode of the GLS Podcast, listen to Jeff Lockyer interview Bill Hybels about how he applies “Adding Value to People” in his own leadership.
Rank #3: Episode 008: Patrick Lencioni
In this episode of the GLS Podcast, Patrick compares “smart” vs. “healthy” organizations, making the case that organizational health is the greatest competitive advantage in business. He then unpacks the four disciplines necessary to building organizational health.
Rank #4: Episode 042: Bob Goff with Jason Jaggard
Bob Goff is living his life to the fullest. He is a lawyer, diplomat, best-selling author, speaker, coach, founder of schools in war zones and an advocate for living an authentic life of love. In this episode, Bob explores the intentionality that allows him to live his full life, illustrated with his signature humor and storytelling. This insightful conversation with Jason Jaggard explores how to find your next opportunity, to create guardrails in your schedule, to find wise people to build into your life and create spontaneous moments with highly intentional practices.
Rank #5: Episode 029: John C. Maxwell with Jeff Lockyer
At its core, leadership is influence. It is not simply possessing a position or title. John C. Maxwell developed The Five Levels of Leadership to help people understand the journey a leader takes over time. As leaders progress through the levels, they grow their leadership capabilities. In this episode, Jeff Lockyer and John dig into each of the five levels, helping listeners understand the progression of leadership growth and the practical steps necessary to increase their leadership impact.
Rank #6: Episode 045: Tony Dungy: The Secret Behind A Great Team
The best coaches in professional sports win championships by taking a group of talented individuals and molding them into a cohesive team. How do the great coaches build that kind of team dynamic? What leadership practices do they employ? Coach Tony Dungy rose to prominence in the NFL, known for his humble leadership style that turned around two teams and won the Super Bowl in 2007. In this episode, Coach Dungy discusses his insights from his new book, The Soul of a Team, with Brad Lomenick—unlocking the secret for leaders to create the right environment for great teams to flourish.
Rank #7: Episode 002: Dr. Henry Cloud
We will encounter different kinds of people as we steward our leadership visions. Using language from ancient wisdom literature, Dr. Henry Cloud categorizes these people as wise, foolish, and evil. In this episode of the GLS Podcast, Henry describes the characteristics of each type and gives us practical strategies for how to lead each one more effectively.
Rank #8: Episode 043: Patrick Lencioni with Karen Wells
Employee engagement and staff culture are hot topics in leadership circles right now. This is due, in part, to the insights and books written by our podcast guest, Patrick Lencioni. In the early 2000s, Lencioni broke onto the scene with a simple premise: The human side of work is the most significant driver of business performance, having a greater impact than statistics or strategy. In this episode, Patrick sits down with business leader, Karen Wells, to explore the keys to increasing employee engagement in our organizations in order to drive results and make work more fulfilling.
Rank #9: Episode 053: Craig Groeschel Spotlight
GLS19 faculty member and Summit Champion, Craig Groeschel, chats with Summit Executive Producer, Lori Hermann, in this bonus episode of Faculty Spotlight. Learn things you didn't know about Craig including how he determines when it's necessary to say 'no' to opportunities.
Rank #10: Episode 054: Patrick Lencioni Spotlight
Best-selling author, Patrick Lencioni, and GLS Executive Producer, Lori Hermann, chat candidly is this bonus episode of Faculty Spotlight. Patrick shares the story behind his company's name and the values of healthy relationships.
Rank #11: Episode 020: Louie Giglio
You don't need to know everything about how to achieve your vision before you take the next step. In this episode, Louie Giglio, pastor of Passion City Church and founder of the Passion movement, challenges us to tackle with intensity the big leadership visions God has given us.
Rank #12: Episode 033: Craig Groeschel with Kim Simios
How can you become a better leader—a leader your team loves to follow? The best people managers lead with an others-first mindset. They create habits and systems to make their teams feel appreciated and loved. In this episode, Craig Groeschel and Kim Simios discuss how you can improve your people-management skills, drilling down into the practices that will draw the best out of the people you lead.
Rank #13: Episode 016: Bill Hybels, Part 1
Bill Hybels describes two of his five key “Intangibles of Leadership.” Leaders must develop the key self-leadership competencies of grit and self-awareness in order to lead their teams and organizations effectively. This episode is part one of two episodes.
Rank #14: Episode 037: Chip Heath with Craig Groeschel
Have you noticed that some experiences create more of an impact than others? In this episode, Chip Heath, Professor of Organizational Behavior at Stanford Graduate School for Business, sits down with Craig Groeschel to talk about why moments matter, what makes them memorable and how they can be enhanced to benefit your organization and your personal life. You will learn how your organization can leverage impactful moments to improve culture, delight customers and create a shared purpose among your staff.
Rank #15: Episode 022: Erwin McManus
As faith-centered leaders, we can become God’s instruments to create the future. This episode of the GLS Podcast features Erwin McManus—senior pastor of MOSAIC, a church in Los Angeles known for its innovation, creativity, diversity and social entrepreneurism. In this insightful message, Erwin challenges leaders to affect the future by cultivating human creativity and telling God’s story with freshness and authenticity.