Episode 293 Stifled: Where Good Leaders Go Wrong

On this episode of The Lead Up Podcast, Mike is joined by guest Jim Wetrich. Jim is the CEO of The Wetrich Group of Companies and the author of Stifled: Where Good Leaders Go Wrong.

Jim has worked in a multitude of roles within the last 40 years. Jim has all the experience and qualifications needed to share advice on how to inspire leaders to increase their influence and impact in a positive manner so make sure you grab and pen and paper for this one so that you can make note of the key teachings found within this episode.

Mike and Jim discuss how we are currently seeing a workforce pandemic and how only great leaders will be able to make the biggest difference and positive change for the future. Jim mentions how we often default to what is familiar, what worked in the past, how we did things before that worked, and what feels comfortable to us. Jim explains how as leaders we have to do everything we can to avoid defaulting to those habits. Mike and Jim talk about how leaders need to be challenged to continue to push forward and harvest the knowledge and value of the people within their organizations so that they can feel involved in the progression of the organization.

Mike and Jim also touch on the importance of transparency and how we are seeing more and more that people want honesty from their leaders. Jim mentions his book, ‘Stifled’ which is a fantastic and knowledge-filled book that we highly recommend you read. You can find out more about the book and purchase it from Jim’s website: https://jimwetrich.com/

You can contact Jim through LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jamesgwetrich/


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