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Building Emotional Connections in Leadership featuring Grant Calder

Building Emotional Connections in Leadership featuring Grant Calder


Leadership isn't just about telling people what to do. It's about inspiring them to achieve their full potential and creating a sense of belonging and trust within your team.

In this episode of Executive Evolution, our host Craig P. Anderson is joined by Grant Calder, CEO and founder of Flyt Coaching. Grant discusses the importance of emotional connections in the workplace, how they strengthen business success, and the transformative power of asking the right questions.

Discover why building close relationships with your team matters and how coaching can lead to success.

After You Listen:

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Key Takeaways:

  1. Building emotional connections with employees and colleagues is crucial for business success
  2. Leaders should embrace diverse communication styles and personalities within their teams to enhance decision-making
  3. Consistently showing care, support, and presence for team members can foster loyalty and a sense of belonging

Things to listen for:

[01:33] Lightning round with Grant

[11:57] Leaders empower others

[15:04] Everything gets done through people

[21:02] Establish a sense of trust and safety in your leader

[23:36] Every leader is different, and that’s okay

[29:16] Advice Grant would give to his younger self

[34:23] Craig's takeaways