Organizational culture has undergone a seismic shift in the 21st century–and with that, the requirements of leadership. In Building the Best, LearnLoft CEO John Eades takes you on a journey of transformation that will equip you with the tools you need to become the kind of cutting-edge leader today’s workplace urgently needs. Rethink what it means to be a leader today, and discover how to become a world-class leader who inspires, empowers, and serves—and who can transform the results of any team or organization.
Building the Best
“Leadership is about empowering, inspiring, and serving in order to elevate others over an extended period of time. You are the perfect person to live this out every day.” Eades’ powerful words form the backbone of this groundbreaking guide to cultivating leadership at its highest level.
Beginning with the benefits of great leadership―and the drawbacks of bad leadership―Eades offers real-life examples of leaders who elevate others, and how their practices have paid huge dividends. At its core is a carefully balanced blend of “love and discipline”―a guiding principle that helps create high levels of performance by leaning on standards while at the same time caring about the long-term success and well-being of each team member.
Through these proven practices, you’ll learn to:
• Identify your current leadership style
• Rely on the “purpose trifecta” to guide your team
• Be a leader who properly leverages the “Acts of Accountability” model
• Create a “Maximizing Mantra” to produce energy and results
• Develop the skills of others by understanding the “4 Stages of Role Development”
Leadership is a journey, not a destination. Building the Best offers a powerful blueprint for embarking on that journey―the first step in taking your team or organization toward true greatness.
Meet the Author
John Eades is the CEO of LearnLoft, an organization whose mission is to turn professionals into leaders and create healthier places to work. He was named a 2017 LinkedIn Top Voice in Management & Workplace, and his writing has reached over 7 million readers. He is also the author of Building the Best: 8 Proven Leadership Principles to Elevate Other to Success and host of the Follow My Lead Podcast.
As an award-winning motivational speaker, writer, and leadership development thought leader, he connects to the hearts and minds of leaders from all industries and experiences.
Praise from Readers Like You
“This book is the ultimate guide to a healthier organizational culture. If you want to build better leaders and develop cohesive teams, you need to study this book. Filled with real stories and actionable processes, this book will help you build better teams.” —Mareo McCracken, Amazon review
“The book is a tool that will empower you so that you can benefit from John’s experience and apply those learnings to be a better leader yourself. . . . [It] is packed with ideas, examples, and principles that are most applicable for front-line managers but can also be used by leaders in all walks of life.” —Leslie, Amazon review
“John Eades has written a concise, readable, and practical blueprint for leadership that goes beyond the leader, describing ways to elevate followers to be successful. Eades uses rich narrative and common sense, along with qualitative examples to demonstrate how leaders can empower their teams.” —Daryl Delabbio, Amazon review