Chad Gordon interviews Dr. Henry Cloud, author of the new book, The Power of the Other: The startling effect other people have on you, from the boardroom to the bedroom and beyond—and what to do about it.
Cloud shares the importance of recognizing the impact that others have on your success. He explains how every significant act in your life always includes someone else. How are you being influenced by others—and how are you influencing the key people in your life?
Cloud also shares a unique "four corner" model that helps you identify relationships that are toxic and lead to feelings of disconnectedness, inferiority, or feeling fake. He describes how to move beyond these three negative corners and lead yourself and others into honest, authentic relationships where people thrive.
Cloud discusses strategies for moving beyond a good/bad mindset by creating a language and using a process that leads to real conversations that help people move forward. Whether it's in a one-on-one conversation, or in a team setting, you'll learn strategies to improve trust, feedback, and performance.
And don't miss the final minutes of the podcast when Ken Blanchard joins in at the end of the interview to share his thoughts and key takeaways!
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About the Author
Chad Gordon is the host of the LeaderChat podcast and one of Blanchard's top client partners dedicated to helping global organizations lead at a higher level. He is the coauthor of 21 Days to Becoming an Effective Situational Leader and The Situational Leadership® II Challenge.Follow on Twitter More Content by Chad Gordon