101: Colin Kennedy – Today You Can’t Be a Lazy Leader

Having started his career as a news journalist, Colin Kennedy is the former CEO of Agritech Inc and general manager of a social and emergency housing company. However, most of his career has been in the reputation marketing space, specifically marketing and sales management, public relations, and content marketing. Nowadays, he helps business leaders become thought leaders.

On this episode:

  • Hear Colin talk about his background and how he got into leadership roles
  • Colin shares the lessons he learned from his favorite leaders and how it has affected his leadership style
  • Colin discusses how the way people deal with people has changed and continues to change
  • Hear why Colin believes we need to change the social dynamics in workplaces and our society

Key Takeaways:

  • You can’t be a lazy leader. You need to engage with your people.
  • Treat other people, your team as your equals
  • Do the tough things with dignity and respect
  • When making decisions, always put other people into consideration

Tweetable Quotes:

“Nowadays, you cannot be a lazy leader, you know? You need to engage with your people. You need to win them and move them.” – Colin Kennedy

“The people consideration has to be in the forefront of all decision making.” – Colin Kennedy

Learn more about Colin:


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