Next Peak Podcast

Next Level Leadership with Jeff Cochran, Coach, Writer, and Speaker

July 28, 2021 Season 3 Episode 28
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Next Level Leadership with Jeff Cochran, Coach, Writer, and Speaker
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Next Peak Podcast
Next Level Leadership with Jeff Cochran, Coach, Writer, and Speaker
Jul 28, 2021 Season 3 Episode 28

Jeff Cochran is a leadership coach, author of Next Level Leader, speaker, and pastor who loves helping people live out their dreams and experience living their best lives. From entrepreneurs to CEOs and businesses to churches, Jeff wants to help you navigate the challenges you face and step into your full potential. 

Next level leadership requires asking questions and getting to know people. First, you have to listen and then ask: "Is this the right decision to make?" then let other people in on the issue. After getting their opinion, then you can make a decision.

One small thing you can do to listen to your team is by asking: "What's one practical thing I can do that would make it easier for you to lead in your role?"

Leaders don't listen because they are insecure. You can't be insecure and lead. If you don't create a culture of safety, where we reward people for telling the truth, then eventually, they're not going to. 

Many leaders stay away from conflict because they don't know the difference between tension and conflict. Healthy conflict is tension. Next-level leaders have to manage conflict without resolving tension. 

Connect with Jeff at Jeffcochran.online


Jeff's Book Recommendations:


If you got something out of today's episode, please subscribe, share it with a friend and leave us a review. You can find us on www.nextpeakpodcast.com. If you want to connect with Dr. Parker Houston, you can find him at www.leadyoufirst.com. Sign up for his weekly blog to receive some research-based tools that will help you transform your work and your life. 

Show Notes

Jeff Cochran is a leadership coach, author of Next Level Leader, speaker, and pastor who loves helping people live out their dreams and experience living their best lives. From entrepreneurs to CEOs and businesses to churches, Jeff wants to help you navigate the challenges you face and step into your full potential. 

Next level leadership requires asking questions and getting to know people. First, you have to listen and then ask: "Is this the right decision to make?" then let other people in on the issue. After getting their opinion, then you can make a decision.

One small thing you can do to listen to your team is by asking: "What's one practical thing I can do that would make it easier for you to lead in your role?"

Leaders don't listen because they are insecure. You can't be insecure and lead. If you don't create a culture of safety, where we reward people for telling the truth, then eventually, they're not going to. 

Many leaders stay away from conflict because they don't know the difference between tension and conflict. Healthy conflict is tension. Next-level leaders have to manage conflict without resolving tension. 

Connect with Jeff at Jeffcochran.online


Jeff's Book Recommendations:


If you got something out of today's episode, please subscribe, share it with a friend and leave us a review. You can find us on www.nextpeakpodcast.com. If you want to connect with Dr. Parker Houston, you can find him at www.leadyoufirst.com. Sign up for his weekly blog to receive some research-based tools that will help you transform your work and your life.