School of Purpose

#70. Finding Purpose as a Leader: Business Instructor and Executive Coach Ryan Sanders

October 06, 2021
School of Purpose
#70. Finding Purpose as a Leader: Business Instructor and Executive Coach Ryan Sanders
Show Notes

Leadership in intrinsically bound to purpose. The best leaders know their own purpose, and they lead others with purpose. How can leaders learn to be more purposeful?
Ryan Sanders approaches this issue from both a theoretical and an applied perspective. As a business school instructor, he knows the research literature on leadership. As an executive coach, he has plenty of hands-on experience helping leaders. From this background, Ryan shares a wealth of ideas about finding and using purpose as a leader. 
In this episode, you'll learn about:

  • Why leaders need to continually ask "why am I doing this"
  • Purpose vs. money as a motivator for leaders
  • Good and bad reasons for getting into leadership
  • The ego and purpose
  • Creating vs. helping others as two basic forms of purpose expression

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