Scott Miller is a business leader, author, and podcast host as well as Senior Advisor to FranklinCovey. If that name rings a bell, it’s because their founder, Steven Covey, wrote the book 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. Scott’s books include Management Mess to Leadership Success, Everyone Deserves a Great Manager, and Master Mentors, among others. On his podcast, On Leadership with Scott Miller, he interviews expert guests like Adam Grant, James Clear, and General Stanley McChrystal, among others on what it takes to lead.

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Time Codes:

(3:35) – Scott’s famed dinner parties: The guests, the purpose, the format, and the layout.
(19:02) – Scott’s Origin story working for Franklin Covey.
(22:01) – How did working for a leadership development company help you develop as a leader?
(32:49) – Having a path for yourself, your people and working to retain talent.
(38:29) – Identifying your personal values.
(43:10) – Values fluctuate very little, but the expression of those values can fluctuate greatly over time.
(45:48) – How do you think about work-life balance?
(49:28) – How do leaders help their teams set and keep boundaries?
(53:07) – Being on the best team vs. Being the best on the team.
(1:00:49) – What is the purpose of business?
(1:02:22) – Where can people learn more about you?