TGM Classic | Jeff Henderson | Taking Big Risks – Moving to Your NEXT Act Successfully to Achieve Your Dream Life

In this episode, Darius and Jeff talk about the power of language in leadership, the importance of networking for your career, and pursuing more meaning and purpose in life and work. 

In this episode, Jeff and I talked about:

  • What drove Jeff to write his new book What to Do Next
  • The story behind building FOR Gwinnett
  • The power of language to improve leadership
  • Effective steps before taking a big leap
  • Why networking is essential for your career
  • Why it is important to leave your employers on good terms
  • And other topics…

Meet Jeff:

Jeff Henderson is an entrepreneur, speaker, pastor, and business leader. For seventeen years, he led three of North Point Ministries’ multisite locations in Atlanta, Georgia–Buckhead Church and two Gwinnett Church locations. He also helped launch North Point Online, which now reaches over 200,000 people. His bestselling book, “Know What You’re FOR,” launched a movement in nonprofits around the world and has become a focal point for many businesses. As the founder of the FOR Company, Jeff’s aim is to help organizations build a good name where purpose and profit grow together. Jeff was recently named by Forbes Magazine as one of twenty speakers you shouldn’t miss. Prior to working as a pastor, Jeff started his career in marketing with the Atlanta Braves, Callaway Gardens, Lake Lanier Islands, and Chick-fil-A, Inc., where he led the company’s regional and beverage marketing strategies.

Meet Darius: 

Darius is your host of The Greatness Machine. 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

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