137 | Tim Elmore | How Leaders Can Bridge The Generation Gap

In this episode, Darius and Tim talk about the impact of generational differences on leadership styles. They also discuss reverse mentoring and how it helps in crossing generational divides in the workplace. 

In this episode, Tim and I talked about:

  • What inspired Tim to write his first book at 24 years old
  • What got Tim into teaching and leadership
  • Founding Growing Leaders in 2003
  • Tim shared his experience working with Dr. John C. Maxwell
  • Leadership by serving and solving problems
  • Leadership metaphors and analogies
  • Why core values are important in corporate culture
  • Understanding the impact of the generational gap
  • Definition of reverse mentoring and how it works
  • Tim gives a sneak peek into his book A New Kind of Diversity coming out next month
  • And other topics…

Meet Tim:

Dr. Tim Elmore is the founder and CEO of Growing Leaders (www.growingleaders.com), an Atlanta‐based non‐profit organization created to develop emerging leaders. Since founding Growing Leaders in 2003, Elmore has spoken to over 500,000 leaders in businesses, universities, athletic teams, and non-profit organizations, including The Home Depot, Coca-Cola Bottling Company Consolidated, American Eagle, and Chick-Fil-A as well as the San Francisco Giants, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Ohio State University, Stanford University and the University of Alabama athletics.

Meet Darius: 

Darius is your host of The Greatness Machine LIVE. Darius is a mad scientist, high-growth CEO, serial entrepreneur, author, conscious capitalist, speaker, and entertainer. Darius is on a quest to create 1,000,000 Core Value Driven Organization by 2030. He is calling this “The Core Value Revolution.” Darius is an alumni of the Birthing of Giants Entrepreneurial Program at MIT and Stagen Integral Leadership Program. Darius’s accolades include being ranked #9 Top Rated CEO in America on Glassdoor, has won numerous Stevie Awards, and has founded and grown organizations that have been ranked #40 in the Inc. 500 and were ranked #3 Best Places to Work By the San Francisco Business Time. He is all about the P’s: Passion, Pizza, Puzzles, and, especially, Pink Unicorns. His book, The Core Value Equation, is an Amazon #1 Best Seller and is available at www.thecorevalueequation.com.

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