Craig Groeschel Leadership Podcast

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The Craig Groeschel Leadership Podcast offers personal, practical coaching lessons that take the mystery out of leadership. In each episode of the Craig Groeschel Leadership Podcast, Craig brings you empowering insights and easy-to-understand takeaways you can use to lead yourself and lead your team. You’ll learn effective ways to grow as a lead

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Whether you're a small team or a large company, whether times are hard or things are strong, it's always time to grow. And there are always enemies to your growth. Follow up Part 1 and defeat the final three enemies of growth with Craig Groeschel. Watch video and download the leader guide: https://www.life.church/leadershippodcast/defeating-the-four-enemies-of-growth-part-2/

Sep 3

26 min

When it comes to growth, there’s good news and bad news. The good news is you can absolutely grow your organization. The bad news? Growth is difficult to sustain. Defeat the four enemies of growth in this episode of the Craig Groeschel Leadership Podcast. Watch video and download the leader guide: https://www.life.church/leadershippodcast/defeating-the-four-enemies-of-growth-part-1/

Aug 6

22 min

There's a big difference between a leader who is popular and one who is respected. Leadership is about more than popularity, pride, and power. In this episode of the Craig Groeschel Leadership Podcast, learn about Becoming a Leader People Love to Follow. Watch video and download the leader guide: https://www.life.church/leadershippodcast/becoming-a-leader-people-love-to-follow/

Jul 2

44 min

How do we predict what may be coming in the future? How do we plan and decide now for what’s next? How do we grow from "good" to "great?" In this episode of the Craig Groeschel Leadership Podcast, Craig teaches us to become leaders who anticipate. Watch video and download the leader guide: https://www.life.church/leadershippodcast/becoming-a-leader-who-anticipates/

Jun 4

43 min

You can’t lead without vision. For leadership consultant and New York Times Best-Selling author Michael Hyatt, vision is the most important element of good leadership, and you need it to create goals, strategies, and execution in your organization. Watch video and download the leader guide: https://www.life.church/leadershippodcast/q-a-with-michael-hyatt-vision-for-the-future/

May 21

31 min

Influence and fame are different. And influence alone isn't leadership. Learn how to build up your influence, capacity, stamina, and leadership as a young leader on this episode with pastor and social media influencer Mike Todd. Watch video and download the leader guide: https://www.life.church/leadershippodcast/q-a-with-michael-todd-leading-through-influence/

May 7

46 min

So many of us are working from home—but are you leading from home? Craig shares his seven tips for leading from home and gives us advice for homeschooling kids along the way during the COVID-19 crisis that has so many businesses and schools closed. Watch video and download the leader guide: https://www.life.church/leadershippodcast/leading-from-home/

Apr 2

20 min

Good leaders lead through hard times. In this episode of the Craig Groeschel Leadership Podcast, Craig unpacks the nature of crisis—like the COVID-19 pandemic—and gives practical ways to not just see problems, but solve problems and seize opportunities! Watch video and download the leader guide: https://www.life.church/leadershippodcast/leading-through-crisis/

Mar 26

32 min

What motivates you as a leader? Do you lead for the right reasons? Are you a healthy leader? In this episode, Patrick Lencioni and Craig Groeschel discuss these fundamental questions and give you practical tips for improving your own role and your team. Watch video and download the leader guide: https://www.life.church/leadershippodcast/q-a-with-patrick-lencioni-whats-your-motivation/

Mar 5

43 min

If you're overwhelmed by the pace of the modern workplace, Juliet Funt, the CEO of WhiteSpace at Work, shares practical tools for simplifying processes and creating healthier rhythms in your teams on this episode of the Craig Groeschel Leadership Podcast. Watch video and download the leader guide: https://www.life.church/leadershippodcast/q-a-with-whitespace-founder-juliet-funt/

Feb 20

45 min

Every leader faces problems in every organization. In Part 2 of “Problem Solving Like a Boss,” Craig Groeschel teaches you three more practical ways to start solving more problems, and he helps you answer the question, "What if I'm the problem?" Watch video and download the leader guide: https://www.life.church/leadershippodcast/problem-solving-like-a-boss-part-2/

Feb 6

23 min

In this episode, Craig Groeschel is joined by Life.Church Team Development Leader Jerry Hurley to discuss how to build a value-driven team culture that filters down to every level of your organization. Watch video and download the leader guide: https://www.life.church/leadershippodcast/building-a-strong-culture-q-a-with-jerry-hurley/

Jan 15

39 min

While every leader faces problems, not every leader is equipped to solve them. In this episode Craig Groeschel gives you three images to help you see yourself and your problems in a different way and start to problem solve like a boss.  Watch video and download the leader guide: https://www.life.church/leadershippodcast/problem-solving-like-a-boss-part-1/

Jan 1

24 min

In this episode, Craig Groeschel explores and and explains the three roles that every middle manager must understand and fulfill to succeed while leading from the middle.

Dec 2019

23 min

As your organization grows, the levels of management you’ll need will change, too. In this episode, Craig Groeschel will show you why middle management is so important to a growing organization, and how to identify and deal with toxic leaders.

Nov 2019

22 min

Rich Froning, CrossFit champion and four-time Fittest Man on Earth, sits down with Craig Groeschel to share some valuable insights into success, failure, and overcoming pain and inconsistency to become a champion.

Oct 2019

32 min

In this episode, Craig Groeschel is joined by author and entrepreneur Liz Bohannon for a discussion to help us better understand our fears, identify the value of curiosity, and discover the importance of pursuing small dreams.

Oct 2019

29 min

Ever wish there was a better way to simplify your life and leadership? In this episode, you’ll get a five-step outline from Craig Groeschel to minimize stress in your personal life while maximizing your impact as a leader.

Sep 2019

23 min

Sit in on a conversation with Craig Groeschel and Gen Z and Millennial expert Jason Dorsey to find out what makes each generation different, what makes them tick, and strategies for leading members of every generation to succeed.

Aug 2019

37 min

"Cutting the slack" means getting rid of unnecessary rules and processes that slow you down. Join Craig Groeschel for a practical, step-by-step approach to eliminate distractions and lead your team to think quicker, move faster, and get more done.

Jul 2019

21 min

Leaders, more than most, need friendships and key relationships that give them relational energy. In this episode, Dr. John Townsend explains each of the four quadrants of relational nutrients and the key relationships that provide them.

Jul 2019

38 min

It’s almost impossible to lead well when your tank is empty. In this episode, join Craig Groeschel to take a close look at four different types of energy—and why they can make a huge difference in how you lead day in and day out.

Jul 2019

21 min

Courage takes practice. Sit in on a conversation with Craig Groeschel and 2016 presidential candidate, former Hewlett-Packard CEO, and author Carly Fiorina as they discuss what it means to unleash your highest potential and follow a path, not a plan.

Jun 2019

31 min

Leadership is the art of harnessing human energy to create change, to make a difference, and to get results. In this episode, Craig Groeschel will show you how to master energy management by auditing your energy and creating an energy budget.

Jun 2019

24 min

Leaders who keep their promises are trusted and respected. But when your perspective changes, there may come a time when you need to unmake your promises. In this episode, find out when it can be right to be wrong.

May 2019

21 min

The best leaders know how to be real without being ruthlessly honest or eroding trust. Transparency and truth go hand-in-hand but aren’t always the same thing. In this episode, you’ll learn to use wisdom in deciding how to lead your team.

Apr 2019

23 min

Sit in on a conversation with customer service expert and hotel executive Horst Schulze to learn first-hand why a commitment to customer service must be the foundation any company, team, or organization is based on.

Mar 2019

33 min

The best leaders always keep it real. In this episode you’ll learn why authenticity, vulnerability, and transparency are essential for great leadership and get three keys to improve your leadership by leading with transparency.

Mar 2019

21 min

Small habits make a big difference. In this episode, James Clear, best-selling author of Atomic Habits, joins Craig Groeschel for a conversation on creating your identity and reaching your goals by starting small, repeatable habits.

Feb 2019

49 min

In this episode, Craig Groeschel will show you the last three of six steps anyone can take to become a better leader. Discover how to find a system to create, a relationship to initiate, and a risk you need to take.

Feb 2019

21 min

Sit in for a conversation with Bob Goff, the best-selling author of Everybody Always, as he discusses with Craig Groeschel how authenticity, compassion, and encouragement build relationships and help us lead.

Jan 2019

23 min

Before you ever start talking about what you want to do to make a fresh start, the first thing to know is who you want to become. In this episode, Craig Groeschel will show you the first three of six steps anyone can take to become a better leader.

Jan 2019

22 min

Some experiences create more of an impact than others. In this episode, The Power of Moments co-author Chip Heath discusses with Craig how to leverage crucial moments to improve culture, delight customers, and create a shared purpose among your s...

Dec 2018

42 min

Find out four principles to identify talented people and push them to success, learn about the importance of your first impression, and discover self-driven, passionate people who will lead your organization forward.

Dec 2018

23 min

One of the most valuable things you can do is a leader is recognize leaders with high potential. In this episode, you’ll discover four signs to help you find leaders with high potential—the ones who have what it takes to push your organization for...

Dec 2018

21 min

In this episode, Craig sits down with New York Times best-selling author Lysa TerKeurst to talk about how to lead through pain, empower yourself and your team to find your threshold, and build a support system.

Nov 2018

35 min

Centeredness is the most important trait a leader needs. It's difficult to describe and impossible to miss. In this episode, Craig Groeschel will show you how, when uncentered leaders fail, a centered leader thrives.

Oct 2018

23 min

In this episode, Craig sits down with Steven Furtick of Elevation Church to discuss how tension can be a great starting place, how vulnerability plays a key role in creating personal connections, and how to avoid what he calls “creative sabotage.”

Oct 2018

24 min

If your organization is operating at a high capacity, don’t take it for granted. In this episode, learn the five qualities that will ensure you’ll keep your organization healthy.

Oct 2018

25 min

All organizations have life cycles, and all organizations go through different phases. In this episode, Craig Groeschel will show you how you can identify where your organization is in the cycle and grow it into a healthy, thriving one.

Sep 2018

24 min

In this episode, Craig Groeschel sits down with negotiation expert and former FBI hostage negotiator Chris Voss (@vossnegotiation) for a 1-on-1 conversation about strategies you can use every day to work toward the best outcome for you and your team.

Aug 2018

34 min

You need only one or two consistent traits of an inspirational leader to inspire people. In this episode, Craig Groeschel will show you how to inspire your team by identifying your inspirational leadership style and finding new ways to strengthen it.

Jul 2018

22 min

In this episode, Craig sits down with YouVersion Bible App founder Bobby Gruenewald (@bobbygwald) to discuss wins and failures and how they shaped the past and future of one of the most popular mobile apps of all time.

Jul 2018

22 min

What’s a problem you’re trying to solve? What could you achieve if you found a way to solve it? In this episode, Craig will share the four things you’ll need to work toward the next great innovation in your organization.

Jul 2018

23 min

All critics are not created equal. In this episode, let’s learn how to understand our critics and respond to them the right way.

Jun 2018

22 min

In this special bonus episode, Craig answers several questions listeners have submitted.

May 2018

39 min

In this episode, we'll look at four ways to minimize something every leader must learn to handle—criticism.

May 2018

22 min

In this episode, learn about four common allocation mistakes leaders often make, and how we can avoid those mistakes to invest our resources the right way.

Apr 2018

26 min

In this episode, Craig Groeschel discusses what it means to invest your resources wisely.

Feb 2018

23 min

In this episode, Craig will look at two things to avoid when we’re trying to motivate our teams, and three ways we can motivate in a way that lasts.

Jan 2018

26 min

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