John Eades Leadership Guru

John is #2 LinkedIn Global Top Voice 2017 – Management & Workplace. He is the CEO of LearnLoft, author of, F.M.L. Standing Out & Being a Leader and host of the 'Follow My Lead' Podcast. He writes or has been featured on Inc.com, LinkedIn Pulse, TrainingIndustry.com, eLearningIndustry.com, CNBC Money, and more. John completed his education at the University of Maryland College. 

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7 Signs You Have an Outstanding Leader

After surveying thousands of organizational leaders, interviewing hundreds of leaders on the "Follow My Lead" Podcast and being a true student of leadership for many years, it's beyond evident to me there is an upper echelon of leaders.

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7 Leadership Lessons You Don't Want to Learn the Hard Way

Everybody loves to focus on the things you must do to be a great leader. While there is nothing inherently wrong with this approach, it's often our weaknesses or things we don't know that end up hurting us the most.

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The Most Valuable Gift a Dad Can Give His Children

The moment you see your newborn child, it’s a life altering experience. It doesn’t matter if it’s baby #1, #2, #4 or #10.

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13 Influencers You Should be Following to Be a Better Leader

People are spending an enormous amount of time each day checking social media. A recent study showed teens are spending as much as nine hours a day, and the average person is spending roughly two hours.

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How to Stop Micromanaging and Start Getting More Out of Your Employees

I was asked to evaluate a specific manager in a mid-sized company and it didn't take long to figure out the problem. His rise to a position of leadership wasn't much different than why most organizations promote people. He was a great performer who had provided a lot of value to his organization. As a result and to incentivize his loyalty, he was promoted. In the years after, the indicators that his team had fallen behind became clear. 

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The 2 Most Important Predictors of Future Career Success

I knew the first time I heard the Tim Ferriss Podcast, the world of professional development had changed forever. I was blown away by the idea that content creators would be willing share this much value for free.

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The Most Important Career Advice You Will Ever Read

The best professionals know their success has a lot to do with who they surround themselves with. Jim Rohn probably said it best:

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7 Essential Leadership Lessons You Can Learn From Championship Coaches

Everyone loves to study and emulate successful leaders who have demonstrated the ability to win in their respective field. We particularly love picking up knowledge from leaders in the world of sports. Their expertise in coaching, leading people and running a team can easily be translated into business tactics.

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5 Habits You Need to Shake to be a Better Leader

Conventional wisdom about leadership holds that great leaders are born and not made. It turns out that isn't true. Some research done by Leadership Quarterly showed that 26 percent of a leader is born or DNA and 74 percent is learned or developed.

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Jack Welch Just Shared The Most Important Attribute of Leadership

There are many successful CEOs we can learn from. Take Truett Cathy building Chick-fil-A, Howard Schultz scaling Starbucks, Bill McDermott taking SAP to the Cloud, and Jeff Bezos changing the world with Amazon. All of these leaders are incredible, but none of them surpass what Jack Welch did at GE. During his tenure, Welch was able to increase GE's company value by 4,000 percent. You could make an argument that this impact was one of the greatest achievements in the history of CEOs.

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