Today on the Growing With Purpose podcast, Paul Spiegelman interviews Chris McKee, Founder & Managing Partner of Venturity. Looking back on his life, Chris never imagined himself becoming an entrepreneur. In fact, his dream growing up was to become an accountant and sit in a cubicle doing reconciliations. What changed? This episode, Chris shares the invaluable lessons he learned while fishing with his grandfather, how he unlearned his authoritative leadership style, and his journey to becoming a purpose-driven leader. Tune into Chris's story here.
[1:23] My Dream to Become an Accountant
[12:32] Life Lessons From Fishing with My Grandfather
[14:20] Unwiring My Old Leadership Style
[20:05] "Dad, You Can't Quit!"
[25:41] Rebuilding Trust
[28:43] Asking My Employees: How Can We Help You in Your Career and in Life?
[41:14] The Most Important Qualities of A Leader
Selected Links from the Episode
Book that Influenced Chris's Leadership Style: A Lapsed Anarchist's Approach to Managing Ourselves (Zingerman's Guide to Good Learning) by Ari Weinzweig