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076: How to Be an Authentic Leader and Create a Fiercely Loyal Organization with Dov Baron

Let’s face it… the old model of command and control leadership has lost it’s grip. To be an effective leader in today’s culture requires humility, authenticity, and transparency.

My guest today is at the forefront of leadership, helping leaders understand what it takes to create a company culture that fosters the talents and skills of the entire team.

Dov Baron has been speaking internationally for over 30 years, he’s the man with a finger on the pulse of the evolving world of NextGen leadership. One of Inc. Magazine’s Top 100 Leadership Speakers to hire, Dov Baron is a master storyteller! Considered by many as the leading authority on Authentic Leadership, and the founder of Full Monty Leadership and The Authentic Speaker Academy for Leadership. Outside of his speaking and training Dov works with multi-disciplinary leaders and executive teams to build the bonds that create organizational cultures that become Fiercely Loyal.

Dov is a bestselling author of several books. His latest book is Fiercely Loyal; How High Performing Companies Develop and Retain Top Talent. He also writes for and has been featured in many industry magazines including being featured on CNN, CBS Small Business Pulse, SHRM, Yahoo Finance, Boston Globe, Business in Vancouver, USA today, CEO, Entrepreneur and many more.

In this episode you’ll learn

  • What the new face of leadership looks like
  • Why you can’t lead based on the old model of command and control
  • What it means to be a purpose driven individual and have a purpose driven company
  • What makes leaders come up short in creating loyalty in their companies
  • Dov’s unlikely story that got him into the leadership space
  • How to show up as an authentic leader
  • Dov’s big mistake and lesson learned about becoming and staying true to your own style of authentic leadership
  • Why the younger generations are demanding higher levels of authenticity and accountability
  • How leadership is more about the legacy you leave than the way you lead
  • The top characteristics that make up great leaders
  • The surprising truth about what actually drives our default leadership style
  • The importance of building a team around yourself
  • Key distinctions between arrogance and certainty
  • How vulnerability is different than what we have been trained to believe
  • What Dov calls Soul Leadership
  • How your purpose is hidden behind your pain

Click to Tweet Dov’s quote

Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.”

– Kahlil Gibran

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