Harlan Hammack is an award-winning speaker, author, trainer, and business coach. For the past 5 years, Harlan has focused on Business and Leadership Coaching for executives, entrepreneurs, and small business professionals; helping good managers to become GREAT leaders. His programs help leaders develop “managerial courage” to have the difficult and sometimes dangerous conversations with employees that help transform their businesses and build world-class teams that ensure productivity and profitability.
Let’s dive in to learn more about leadership and goal setting.
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[00:01 – 05:03] Opening Segment
Harlan talks about his background.
How he moved from the consulting space to coaching.
Why he decided to be a business coach.
[05:03 – 11:04] Delegation
Harlan talks about how he helps entrepreneurs.
He talks about the limiting beliefs that entrepreneurs have and how to overcome them.
The importance of delegating work.
What you should do to find the talent to delegate work to.
The importance of focusing on employee engagement.
Why having an apprentice means having a good employee.
[11:04 – 26:18] Harlan’s Framework for Goal Setting
Harlan talks about his podcast “The Courage to Lead” and the idea behind it.
Goal setting and being productive.
Why it’s so important to move towards something rather than moving away when setting goals.
Harlan talks about his RSSCO framework and what it stands for.
Why you should have multiple strategies when setting goals.
The importance of being specific when setting goals.
Harlan talks about some of the unintended outcomes that entrepreneurs encounter.
[26:18 – 31:46] Round of Insights
Most Recommended Book:
Entrepreneurial Operating System
#1 Insight for Leadership:
You can’t quit. You’ve got to plough through.
Best Place to Grab a Bite in Atlanta:
To reach out to Harlan and learn more about his coaching services go to www.ib4e-coaching.com and don’t forget to check out his podcast “The Courage to Lead”.
“To motivate an employee you can threaten them – that may get them to move right then but it’s not going to keep them motivated.” – Harlan Hammack
“As a manager, as a leader, take that time to talk to your employees and engage with them.” – Harlan Hammack
“All businesses need to set up their core values and make sure that their employees are trained up.” – Harlan Hammack
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