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Mar 20, 2024

Welcome to another episode of the Nuts and Bolts of Leadership Podcast, where we uncover nuggets of wisdom from leaders across the country. In this episode, Billy and Hali are joined by Chris Hicks, President and CEO of Gemini Industries, as he provides insight on the importance of consistent compassion in leadership.

Chris shares his leadership journey, highlighting the impact of exposure to diverse leadership styles, ranging from large conglomerates to mom-and-pop shops, and how it inspired him. From his early days in sales to his current role as CEO, Chris offers insights on knowing when to lean in and when to step back. He emphasizes the importance of surrounding yourself with excellence and leveraging strengths while continuously improving.

 We delve into the significance of work-life balance and maintaining harmony to prioritize what matters both at work and at home. Whether you're an emerging or established leader, Chris shares valuable insights on building a culture of consistent compassion. He stresses the importance of positive reinforcement and continuous improvement to foster growth and positivity within the organization.

 Chris's advice to young leaders is clear: be vocal about your aspirations to lead. Tune in for an episode filled with practical wisdom and actionable advice for leaders at all stages of their journey.

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Discover the books and leaders mentioned in this episode:

 Be the Unicorn by William Vanderbloeman

The Coaching Habit by Michael Bungay Stanier

Simon Sinek

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Billy Duren