Discovering 140 Leaders Who Embraced the Baptism of Fire With Dr James Kelley

Thu Aug 16 2018 (59:11)

There is no straight line to success. In fact you maybe going through what feels like hell right now but how can you not only come through, but come through as a a far better leader?

The Greatest Leaders have faced great adversity…Baptism of fire; In his new book: “The Crucible’s Gift” our guest spoke to 140 diverse leaders who had gone through this baptism of fire and demonstrated the art of living more authentically.


Our guest on this episode is James Kelley

Dr. James Kelley currently lives outside Dubai with his four kids and his lovely wife. However, he is originally from Portland, Oregon. Following the completion of an MBA and a year of teaching English in Japan, James moved to Australia to pursue his Ph.D. 

He is also the host of the Executives After Hours podcast

James is a bit of an anomaly, and comes across as a lot less of a Ph.D., and a lot more like the guy you want to have a beer with at the local brew pub. 

He the author of a brand new book that’s been endorsed by many of the big boys and friends of our show like: Bernie Swain, John Berghoff, Dorie Clark, Jeff Hayzlett and Marshal Goldsmith and Bill George. 

Titled The Crucible's Gift: 5 Lessons from Authentic Leaders Who Thrive in Adversity.

On this episode we will examine the Hero’s Journey of leadership and Why embracing your crucible moments will make you a better leader!

To find out more about Dr Jame Kelley: www.DrJameskelley.com 


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