John Eades Company 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, LinkedIn Pulse,,, CNBC Money, and more. John completed his education at the University of Maryland College. 

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5 Big Ideas for Leadership in 2018 and Beyond

In 1988, Science fiction author Isaac Asimov predicted the internet and more importantly how many of us learn today. He said, “Through computers, we'd have access to "connected libraries," which would act as a "teacher in the form of access to the gathered knowledge of the human species." He went on to say, "Nowadays, what people call learning is forced on you. Everyone is forced to learn the same thing on the same day at the same speed in class. And everyone is different. For some, it goes too fast, for some too slow, for some in the wrong direction."


9 Daily Habits That Will Make You Achieve More In Your Career

Habits are tricky things. They can fuel higher levels of performance or act like kryptonite, suppressing your potential. Fortunately, we have control over habits, although some may be more difficult to form or change than others. Aristotle famously said:


How Bad Leaders Ruin Their Culture Without Even Knowing It

I used to think “culture” was a buzzword. I used to think culture wasn’t as important as the strategy and execution. I heard Peter Drucker’s quote a thousand times, but I didn’t really believe it:


3 Questions Great Leaders Ask Their Remote Team Every Week

I can't lie, I used to think having remote workers was a terrible idea. I couldn't see any path for working remotely that created a better and more effective team. Having said that, the realities of commuting, employee demands, and cost have flipped the traditional work model on its head and have even forced some of my own team to work remotely.  


The Most Undervalued Characteristic of Leadership

There are many entrepreneurial and leadership success stories in the world--but there may be none better than Starbucks and Howard Schultz. 


How Great Leaders Think About Employee Turnover

"John I have bad news, and I wanted you to be the first to know. I have been offered a new job that I just can't refuse."


The 3 Levels of Culture Your Company Must Avoid

Most of us can name companies known for not only their monetary success but their success in creating a culture in which employees are proud and happy to belong.


The 4 Most Important Levels of Leadership

Most people who move into a management position get there because they were an excellent performer in their previous role. They immediately start working to create mini versions of themselves. Eventually, their team gets burnt out by trying to become something they aren't or they fail in the management role altogether.


What Leader Profile Are You?

A sense of real frustration had set in. The team wasn't meeting the expectations I had for them and not one team member seemed to be getting better. It felt as though we were stuck in quicksand with no relief in sight. So I did what most inexperienced leaders do, made changes on the team.


4 Key Reasons Employees Quit but Don't Leave

As I watched from afar my suspicions were confirmed. He quit but kept coming in every day. He was doing just enough to stay off his manager's radar, but I knew his days were full of boredom, surfing the web, complaining, and waiting for the weekend. 


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