One positive comment I hear often from listeners is the variety of guests featured on The "I" in Win. In my opinion, leadership centered on people first is pivotal regardless of the profession, which I why I intentionally strive to provide eclectic episodes. Although the podcast is not faith-based, I was really excited about having Rob Wilton, Pastor and Chaplain for the New Orleans Saints, explain his leadership philosophy that is so aligned with our previous guests.
My main takeaways from Rob Wilton:
- "Don't ask for anything, don't assume anything, and then challenge the heck out of them"
- John Maxwell's simple definition of leadership: Leadership is influence
- What the public doesn't understand about NFL players: how committed they are to their families and making impacts in their communities
- We should be challenging these younger generations to already think about their legacy; think about the impact they want to make because without vision, people perish
- Kids need encouragement and belief from adults now more than ever
- "Gen Z" understand their place in the world is way bigger than previous generations, and they want to make an impact, which doesn't always center around making money. That's creating the disconnect between Generation Z and adults
- Adults do need to teach Gen Z perseverance/grit because most of the world is not