In this episode, hosts Alan Sanders and Walt Murray interview author and leadership consultant, Sean Glaze. Sean began his career initially thinking he was going to become a lawyer. However, after getting an English degree, he was convinced to become a high school teacher. Within his first year, he was asked to assist with 9th grade basketball. His vision of perfecting a team strategy did not go as planned. As he says, he face-planted hard. The revelation that there was more to team-building than just X’s and O’s hit him hard. Sean began to formulate his thoughts on leadership and team building, leading to his first book. As his teaching and coaching career continued, he began to explore a parallel career in consulting. He continued to write new books on team building and leadership, adding new lessons to the ones he learned. After 20 years, he made the decision to retire from teaching and focus full-time on leadership and team consulting in the private sector. Over the course of the interview, Sean Glaze lays the groundwork for successful teams, effecting leadership and to always remain coachable.
You can find more information about Sean Glaze and his business by going here! You can also find him on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube! Sean’s four books, The Unexpected Leader, Rapid Teamwork, The 10 Commandments of Winning Teammates, and Staying Coachable are entertaining parables with powerful take-aways for building and leading great teams!
After the interivew, Alan and Walt share some odd news for the week leading into Thanksgiving. Then they both dive into the Entertainment segment, discussing what they have been watching, reading and listenig to.
Walt, on Alan’s suggestion, has been watcing Jean-Claude Van Johnson and loves it. He also started to watch the new A&E Biography series on MTV. Finally, Walt has been binge-watching The Tick. Alan, on Walt’s suggestion, watched the entire season of the docuseries, Catching Killers on Netflix. He watched the first 3 episodes of The Wheel of Time on Amazon and feels luke-warm about it thus far. He watched the Tom Hanks flick, News of the World, and did not like it at all. Finally, Alan’s weekly YouTube suggestions are the movie reaction channels, Ashleigh Burton and Popcorn in Bed.
Walt is continuing to plow through, “Killing the Mob,” by Bill O’Reilly. Simiarly, Alan is continuing to work his way through, “Dune.”
Walt likes to tune in to the Sirius XM channel, Classic Rewind, in the morning to hear the Alan Hunter Show. He has been listening to the podcast, True Spies and Conan Needs a Friend. Finally, Walt does a shout-out for the cultural podcast, Radio Labyrinth. Alan has been going through a super-long episode of the Spotlight Reflection Show on RoboCop, heard on the 60MW Podcast. Alan also plugs the brand new Time Bandits Minute. He is a guest host on minutes 4, 5 and 6 along with permanent hosts, Duncan Shields and Curtis Bloes. Finally, Alan has been listening to classic Christmas music as well as New Age Christmas tunes.
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