Episode 18

Published on:

1st Mar 2022

The 10 Leadership Brands You DON’T Want

One of things the pandemic has absolutely accomplished is exposing a lot of “leaders” who weren’t really ready for their positions. The decisions you made, actions you took and public statements you made while the whole world was looking for guidance will be remembered much longer than you might think, or hope!

“Here’s the reality, you’re going to be judged at the end of this. Who ARE you?”

Rene describes the common personality types that reveal themselves (sometimes even within us) that you DON’T want to be known for in your industry, career or personal life. As Emerson said, “Adversity does not build character, it reveals it.”

What has adversity revealed about you?

Show Resources:





How to have better political conversations Ted Talk - https://www.ted.com/talks/robb_willer_how_to_have_better_political_conversations

01:55 - “Adversity does not build character, it reveals it.”

02:57 - What does a “Leadership brand” mean?

04:02 - Leadership is anyone who has influence over someone.

04:58 - The goal isn’t perfection, just self awareness

05:11 - “The Jester”

07:25 - “Johnny ToneDeaf”

08:57 - “Amy Alarmist”

11:34 - Negativity Bias”

12:39 - “Andy Apathy”

13:46 - “Colin Coward”

16:27 - “Karen Conspiracy”

18:46 - “Sally Spin”

20:51 - “PollyAnna”

22:48 - “Bobby (Steven) Selfish”

24:17 - “Arnie Armchair”

25:24 - How do you avoid becoming these brands?

27:07 - Even in the midst of change, somethings never change

28:16 - AmplifiiBook.com

28:18 - AMPCon.live


About the Podcast

Dive deep into the applicable neuroscience of becoming a better communicator, influencer, and leader.
René Rodriguez takes the neuroscience and psychology behind our behaviors, simplifies it, and combines that with an acute understanding of self-awareness, emotions, storytelling, body language, and more to help each of us better deliver our ideas to others. The result is the ability to enhance our message delivery and connect with our audience whether that audience is one person in front of you, 100, or 1,000 and up. And in the process, we influence outcomes and improve our lives by having a greater impact on the world.

About your host

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Rene Rodriguez

For over two decades, René has been researching and applying behavioral neuroscience as a dynamic keynote speaker, leadership advisor, world class sales expert, and renowned speaker coach. He has also trained more than 100,000 people in applying behavioral psychology and neurology methodologies to solve some of the toughest challenges in leadership, sales and change.