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Shark, Sunshine, Shephard - what kind of leader are you?

Ep. 28

🦈Sharks, ☀️ Sunshine, or 🐑Shepherds? What kind of leader are you?🤔


Welcome to Built with VA's! I'm thrilled to introduce our incredible guest, Beka Shea, an executive advisor with Culture Index and a renowned expert in productivity and leadership. Join us as we dive deep into the role of behavioral analytics in deciphering and enhancing team dynamics. We will unravel the mysteries behind building high-performing teams and fostering collaborative environments. So, sit back, relax, and prepare to be inspired!


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https://youtu.be/Xm1vkkzaUwI


Connect with Beka Shea:

✅https://www.magneticconsulting.net/


Books mentioned in the podcast:

📘Tribe Of Mentors by Tim Ferriss

📘The Five Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick Lencioni

📘The Obstacle Is the Way Book by Ryan Holiday


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⏱ TIMESTAMPS ⏱


00:00 Introduction

00:59 About Beka Shea

02:54 Entrepreneurial Operating System

03:44 Culture Index Stats

05:00 Behavioral Patterns

06:05 Sharks, Sunshines, Shepherds

09:01 Motivational Traits

11:42 Culture Index Traits

12:43 Culture & Personality

20:21 Trait Quadrant

22:00 How to Lead Team with Hostile Traits

26:03 How to Communicate with Team

29:35 Assigning Responsibilities

34:18 Productivity

38:12 Focus

39:15 Beka Shea Book Recommendations

41:40 Beka Shea's Legacy

42:55 Connect with Beka Shea


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