Leadership Foundations |Rich Berens CEO Root Inc. | Episode 85

July 3, 2019

Foundations are the starting point of anything in the world and that includes leadership as well. In order to ensure that you have a grasp of what is expected of you, you better have a solid understanding of the foundations. Even if you are a seasoned leader, a reminder of leadership foundations will help ensure that you have not strayed away from leading to bossing.

Rich Berens is CEO and Chief Client Fanatic of Root Inc., and has helped align leaders at Global 2000 organizations to drive strategic and cultural change at scale. He is a noted speaker on the issues of transformation and how to create lasting change, and has authored articles for numerous publications and blogs. Under Rich’s leadership, Root has been listed among the Great Place to Work® Institute’s top 25 places to work, been named to the Inc. 5000 fastest-growing companies list, and experienced 10 years of consecutive growth.

Leadership Foundations Topics

During our conversation Rich and I cover the following

  • His background and story
  • How does the disconnect between leaders and the team develop
  • How leaders can ensure that people buy into their vision and mission
  • How leaders can get their people to buy into the organization’s strategy
  • How understanding your audience is so crucial in leadership
  • How to enable your organization to actually tell the truth

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