Gratitude makes leadership work


Gratitude makes leadership work. In this Short Talk Judith Germain speaks to Brent Pohlman about how gratitude makes leadership work. He emphasises the importance of starting each day with gratitude and investing in people, as they make all the difference in the world, by sharing his personal journey of discovering the impact of gratitude on himself, his team, and his company.

They discuss the importance of gratitude and how it can be cultivated. Brent also shares practical tips to develop a mindset of gratitude.

Brent Pohlman is the CEO of Midwest Laboratories and father of 5 adult kids with his wife Michele. Brent is a person of faith who coaches people up and leads from the heart.

Maverick leadership is all about thinking outside the box and challenging the status quo. It’s about having the courage to take risks and the confidence to lead in a way that is authentic and genuine.

But amplifying your influence as a leader isn’t just about having a strong vision or a big personality. It’s also about having the right leadership capability and being able to execute on your ideas and plans.

The consequences of not having the right level of influence as a leader can be significant. Without the ability to inspire and motivate others, you may struggle to achieve your goals and make a real impact.

How Influential Are you? Take the scorecard at and see. 

Brent Pohlman can be found on LinkedIn here.

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