/ EPISODE 15
Founder at CXN Advisory
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Did you know that you’re more likely to succeed as an organization if every team member is considered a leader in their roles? Creating opportunities for everyone to lead helps people within the organization discover their leadership abilities or other rich skills within themselves.
In this episode, Jenny speaks with Tim Whitmire, the founder of CXN Advisory. He coaches executives on strategy, goal setting, alignment, and execution. He is also the co-founder of F3 Nation and co-author, with David Redding, of Freed to Lead: F3 and the Unshackling of the Modern-day Warrior. F3 is a network of free, peer-led workouts for men in the United States and has grown to more than 30 states and 2,000+ scheduled workouts a week through volunteer efforts. F3 participants apply a distinctive lexicon of terms during their workouts.
Listen in to learn about starfish vs. spider organization and why starfish organizational leadership (where everyone is considered a leader) is more likely to succeed than the spider organization. You will also learn how your team can agree and be enthusiastic about objectives and row together in a boat around OKRs.
“Nobody gets away with just showing up and being at the back of a pack all the time and being a free rider we need you upfront leading.” — Tim [33:37]
Tim Whitmire, founder at CXN Advisory, is a visionary executive with deep experience in journalism, financial services and civic leadership. He is an experienced, widely published writer and journalist, and also the co-founder of the largest free men's fitness movement in the country.