Two Are Gathered Leadership Podcast

47 EpisodesProduced by Michael K. Reynolds & Jim Johnson: Leadership

Always lead with integrity. Never lead alone. This is the podcast for leaders and those who should be leading. It's a powerful gathering of people of influence in the areas of business, community and faith.

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TAG 047 - Do You Have What It Takes To Be A Leader?

July 19th, 2019


Just because you wear the title of business owner, doesn't necessarily mean you're a good leader.

And, in almost all cases, if you want to win on your bottom line, you've got to win with your people. 

The good news is …

TAG 046 - Managing Your Clients

July 15th, 2019


If you aren't managing your clients...then they most certainly will be managing you.

Once that happens, you'll be miserable, your team will be unhappy and the business relationship will rapidly start losing money.

You …

TAG 045 - Making Your Presence Felt As A Leader

July 9th, 2019


There is a prevailing sentiment among business consultants that most leaders hurt their team by micromanaging every person and every process.

TAG 044 - From Manager To Leader

July 4th, 2019


There is a huge difference between being a manager and being a leader.

For many who take the leap into business ownership, the task of becoming an inspirational and effective leader is the biggest challenge of their …

TAG 043 - A Leader For All Seasons

June 27th, 2019


The greatest leaders develop a keen sense of perfect timing.

Just like a gifted farmer, they know when to till the soil, when to plant the seeds and when to harvest. 

Are there times when you're too late to the market? …

TAG 042 - How Leaders Get Out Of Bad Decisions

June 23rd, 2019


If you're a leader, you're going to make bad decisions.

And, if you've been leading for a long time, you're going to have made quite a few of them.

For entrepreneurs, making decisions is a daily responsibility and the …

TAG 041 - The Leadership Line Between Dreamer And Deluded

June 18th, 2019


All dreamers must first be fools.

For entrepreneurs, this is especially true in that we must often risk so much in order to pursue our dream. And so …

TAG 040 - Leading Through A Difficult Transition

June 7th, 2019


Momentum is a welcome friend to any business owner. 

It's exhilarating for you and your team when you're on the right track, and picking up considerable steam.

But, what happens when you suddenly realize your vision is …

TAG 039 - Pivoting As A Leader

May 30th, 2019


Leaders resist change. And their teams often resist change as well.

Yet, in today's world, if you're not constantly enhancing your practices, services and products, you'll be left in your competitors' dust.

And …

TAG 038 - Making Partnerships Work

May 23rd, 2019


One of the most difficult entrepreneurial feats is getting partnerships to work.

It seems like everyone wants to start a business with a partner, but …

TAG 037 - The Problem With Partnerships

May 17th, 2019


So many entrepreneurs have partners. So many partnerships fail.

Yet, there are many of these team-based entities that thrive and are stronger with two, three and even more partners.

Why is it that partnerships are so …

TAG 036 - Leading When Your Business Is On Cash Flow Fumes

May 9th, 2019


Every business owner has faced a period of time when the bills are coming in faster than the checks.

Worse are those times when the cash in the bank is rapidly running out.

It's like when the fuel light turns on in the …

TAG 035 - When Should Leaders Just Do It?

May 1st, 2019


Each and every day, entrepreneurs face a plethora of decisions to make. 

Many are small. But, some are quite significant.

And, there are plenty of marketing campaigns and sales representatives encouraging these business …

TAG 034 - Leading Across The Generation Gap

April 19th, 2019


Struggling with the Millennials in your business?

Or maybe you're a Millennial who is challenged with leading a Gen X'er or a Baby Boomer.

Although no one wants to be labeled, there are broad patterns of behavioral …

TAG 033 - How To Ride The Leadership Roller Coaster Without Screaming

April 11th, 2019


Anyone who has ever tried their hand at being a leader or entrepreneur knows the journey can aptly be described as being on a roller coaster.

There …

TAG 032 - One Word That Will Set Leaders Free

April 6th, 2019


There is a mindset that is holding leaders back more than just about anything else.

Not only will this constrain your effectiveness in leading your …

TAG 031 - How Leaders Can Keep From Burning Out

April 2nd, 2019


Burn out. Depression. 

All too often, these are the real experiences of business owners as they face a sense of being trapping in a cage of their own making.

If an entrepreneur loses their sense of vision, their feeling …

TAG 030 - How Leaders Can Treat Their Team Like Family

March 25th, 2019


It's been a business objective for companies to have their employees feel like they are part of their corporate family.

Yet, so many organizations fall short in this area because their efforts are often perceived as …

TAG 029 - How Leaders Can Tame The Hounds Of Bill Collection

March 18th, 2019


If you've been in business for any length of time, you probably have had to face the hounds of bill collection at some point in your career.

It's one …

TAG 028 - Teaching Your Team The Perspective Of The Client

March 15th, 2019


As leaders and entrepreneurs, we get it.

If we don't clearly understand the needs and wants of our clients, we won't be in business for very long.

Yet, this isn't always as obvious to our employees who many times are …

TAG 027 - Leading Your Team Through An Impossible Task

March 11th, 2019


Leaders and entrepreneurs are uniquely adept at doing the impossible. It's how we're designed.

Yet, the real challenge is leading our team through an impossible task.

How do we accomplish critical, and extremely …

TAG 026 - How Leaders Survive Losing Their Best Person

March 4th, 2019


Many times, it's the worst thing that can happen to a leader.

First, there is a knock on the door, followed by, "Boss, you've got a minute?"

Having …

TAG 025 - Welcoming Input From Your Team Without Being Wishy Washy

February 26th, 2019


Maybe you hear this too often from your team: "You never listen to what we have to say."

No. You don't want to be that type of leader. Because, you'll only chase away the sharpest, most creative minds.

At the same time, …

TAG 024 - Leading With Knots In Your Stomach

February 18th, 2019


If you're going to be a leader. If you're going to be an entrepreneur.

Then you're going to end up with knots in your stomach.

By nature, leaders are always pushing things to the limit, and demanding the most out of …

TAG 023 - The Leadership Art Of Finishing Well

February 12th, 2019


Anyone can start. Be a finisher.

This is a powerful statement for leaders and entrepreneurs. But it's one many struggle with in a mighty way.

Coming …

TAG 022 - Leadership Techniques For Herding Butterflies

February 6th, 2019


Entrepreneurs and leaders are among the most innovative people in the world.

Yet, this same extraordinary creative skill can prove to be a great weakness as well, as chasing butterflies can be a distraction to achieving …

TAG 021 - The Single Most Powerful Way To Motivate Your Team

January 28th, 2019


In this challenging environment, providing competitive salary and benefits is essential to building a great team.

But, did you know there is a motivator that your employees crave above all others? 

Study after study …

TAG 020 - Leading When You're Overwhelmed

January 23rd, 2019


Every leader gets overwhelmed.

In fact, the ability to deal competently in the face of overlapping priorities is one of the most critical success factors of a leader.

Yet, it's also one of the most unpleasant tasks and …

TAG 019 - Leading When Nobody Likes You

January 14th, 2019


No one wants to work for an intolerable grump.

And the truth is, few will. 

Yet, even the kindest, most beloved of leaders find themselves in a …

TAG 018 - The Productivity Boosting Secret Of Clutch Time

January 8th, 2019


Could your company benefit from a dramatic boost in productivity?

Would you like to increase your own ability to make the most of each and every day?

TAG 017 - How To Love Your Business Again

January 3rd, 2019


Every business launches with great expectations.

Yet, oftentimes it doesn't take long for the daily grind, extraordinary pressures and recurring …

TAG 016 - How To Start A Life-Changing Leadership Peer Group

December 29th, 2018


When you lead alone, you greatly reduce your odds of being successful as a leader.

Even leaders are safer and stronger travelling in packs. This is …

TAG 015 - Am I The Only One Here Who Cares?

December 22nd, 2018


As a leader, how many times have you asked yourself this question:

"Am I the only one here who cares?"

If you're like most business leaders or entrepreneurs, this is a question posed often.

But, is it healthy for us to …

TAG 014 - When To Let Them Go

December 18th, 2018


Recruiting and developing strong people is the most critical and challenging job for most leaders.

Equally difficult is the task of knowing when to …

TAG 013 - What Every Leader Should Know About Integrity

December 10th, 2018


Nearly all leaders use the word integrity when describing themselves or their principles of business on resumes and websites all throughout the world.

TAG 012 - How Leaders Gain Victory Over Debt

December 3rd, 2018


Debt is something every leader will face somewhere along their journey.

Most entrepreneurs need capital to get their ideas off of the ground.

But, this initial desire to finance a new idea, expanded service or company …

TAG 011 - The Most Important Reality Check For Leaders

November 27th, 2018


This may surprise you, but the top challenges a leader faces are frequently ones they don't even know exist.

Too often, the Emperor Has No Clothes; yet, there is no one with the guts to let him or her know.

If you are …

TAG 010 - Leadership And The Forgotten Family

November 21st, 2018


It's a good business practice to seek feedback from your customers and employees.

Yet, as leaders, are we brave enough to survey our family with the open ended question of "How am I doing?" as a husband, wife, father or …

TAG 009 - How Leaders Can Free Themselves From Worry

November 16th, 2018


As a leader, have you ever found yourself staring up at the ceiling with your heart pounding at 2:30 in the morning?

You're desperate to get some sleep, but all you can do is worry. And then you worry about worrying.

TAG 008 - Why Are You Always Stuck Leading?

November 13th, 2018


It doesn't matter if it's at work, at church or while serving on jury duty, it seems like it's the same people over and over again who get chosen as leaders.

If this is you, it won't take long for the additional work, …

TAG 007 - The Secret To A Profitable Marriage For Leaders

November 6th, 2018


Study after study by business colleges affirm the disheartening news for entrepreneurs and business executives: The survival rate of the marriages of …

TAG 006 - How Leaders Survive Those Really Bad Days

October 30th, 2018


Ever say to yourself, "If every day is like yesterday, I don't want to do this anymore?"

Most leaders, if they are being honest have uttered these words countless times as they've built their vision.

Yet, sometimes this …

TAG 005 - Strengthening The Heart Of A Leader

October 24th, 2018


It's been shared the two most essential attributes of a successful leader are strength and kindness.

There are many strong leaders, but they have no …

TAG 004 - How Winning Leaders Deal With Success

October 16th, 2018


What is one of the biggest threats to leaders and entrepreneurs? The answer may surprise you.

It's success.

Yes, that's right. Many business schools …

TAG 003 - How Winning Leaders Deal With Disappointment

October 9th, 2018


Successful leaders aren't experts at success. They are experts at overcoming disappointment.

Yet, responding well in the face of adversity can be one …

TAG 002 - The Lifechanging Concept Of The Leadership Table

October 3rd, 2018


Leaders can be among the loneliest people on the planet.

Many have spouses, yet they don't often feel comfortable burdening them with their challenges, and many times their wives or husbands are a little exhausted about …

TAG 001 - The Keystone For Successful Leadership

September 15th, 2018


In this, the launch episode of the Two Are Gathered Leadership podcast, Michael K. Reynolds and Jim Johnson reveal the "keystone" to surviving and …

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