Mon, 26 August 2019
Introducing Steve Farber Today's guest joining us on the Join Up Dots business coaching podcast interview is Steve Farber He is the president of Extreme Leadership, Incorporated, and the founder of The Extreme Leadership Institute, organizations devoted to the cultivation and development of Extreme Leaders in the business community, non-profits and education. His third book, Greater Than Yourself: The Ultimate Lesson In Leadership, was a Wall Street Journal® and USA Today® bestseller. His second book, The Radical Edge: Stoke Your Business, Amp Your Life, and Change the World, was hailed as “a playbook for harnessing the power of the human spirit.” And his first book, The Radical Leap: A Personal Lesson in Extreme Leadership, is already considered a classic in the leadership field. It received Fast Company magazine’s Readers’ Choice Award and was recently named one of the 100 Best Business Books of All Time. Farber's much-anticipated new book, Love Is Just Damn Good Business, will be published by McGraw-Hill on September 6, 2019. How The Dots Joined Up For Steve In 1989, after having run his own financial services company, Farber devoted his professional life to the field of leadership development and has been at it ever since. He was director of service programs at TMI, an international training consultancy, and then worked for 6 years as Vice President and Official Mouthpiece (that’s what it said on his business card) of The Tom Peters Company where he met several of his mentors including author/gurus Tom Peters, Jim Kouzes, and Terry Pearce. In 2000, Farber established his own company, Extreme Leadership, Inc, where he is president and CEO. He is a member of The Transformational Leadership Council and has served as Vice Chairman on the Board of Directors of the world-renown, Up With People, a global leadership program for students from 18 to 29 years old. Coaching and inspiring Extreme Leadership at all organizational levels is Steve’s passion, and he does so with a style that is part strategist, part social commentator and all energy. So is this one of those jobs that energises him to jump out of bed every day, inspired to make a difference to the world? And how do you get these kind of things going, when its just a thought new to the mind, and never before seen in the world? Well let's find out as we bring onto the show to start join up dots with the one and only Mr. Steve Farber Show Highlights During the show we discussed such weighty subjects with Steve Farber such as: Steve shares how he got the name of Extreme Leadership, and why it is so important to his success. Why we should start with the big question "What can I do to start building something" and then make a difference to others. How we have to all get into habits of finding the passion in our lives to really kick start the life we want. And lastly........ Steve says "It's not his job to convince someone to do something, it's his job to confirm the talent you already have" Profound advice.