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LYL #091 – You Stink! – Leadership Lessons Learned from Buddy the Elf

We can learn leadership lessons from any source, most importantly the classics. On this episode of The Live Your List Show your hosts Jerrod and Ryan give a hustle highlight you don’t want to miss, talk about leader vs. leader, and share the leadership lessons they learned from Buddy the Elf. 

LYL #091 - You Stink! - Leadership Lessons Learned from Buddy the Elf

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Leadership Lessons Learned From Buddy the Elf

1. Leave your comfort zone. Buddy could not grow and change and become a better person without stepping outside of the North Pole. If you want to influence others you must continue to learn and grow inside of your stretch zone. 

2. Be positive. Buddy the Elf was always positive. Positive leaders make a difference. If you want to be an influencer you need to be positive by looking at the best in those around you. 

3. Be honest. Be 100% honest with those who matter to you and with those you want to influence. Most importantly know how to be honest. There are those who are too blunt and forward with their honesty. Be honest in an appropriate manner.

4. Do it for the reward of doing. Buddy was all about the journey. Sing because you were made to sing, live because you were made to live, and play to your strengths. Whatever it is you do, don’t do it for the pomp and circumstance, do things for the reward of doing. 

5. Don’t hide your gifts. Your gifts could literally changed the world. Most importantly, your gifts can change YOUR world…whatever that world may be. 

Hustle Highlight – David Mike

David Mike is a Cosmetology Instructor in Omaha, NE and works at a school that has been open for ninety years. He is on a journey of sharing his life journey and experiences so he can help change the world! 

You can find David and his website here or on Twitter here.


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