The Nuts and Bolts of Leadership: The Weight of Leadership with Brendan Breen

On this episode, Billy and Hali are joined by Brendan Breen, President of the Industrial Supply Association. Join us as we lift the lid on what it means to be in the driver’s seat of your own opportunities.

Brendan speaks on what it means to be a first-time people leader and how a leaders job is to open up the floodgates for people to give input. Learn how to plug people into the right place at the right time and the power of mentorship. Discover how to be in the driver’s seat of your own opportunity and the power of making a plan.

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Discover the books and leaders mentioned in this episode: Gary Vaynerchuk, NYT Bestselling Author, and Good to Great and Built to Last by Jim Collins.

The Nuts and Bolts of Leadership Podcast

What does it mean to be a leader? Why does learning about leadership matter? How can we become servant leaders? The Nuts and Bolts of Leadership Podcast drills into the foundations of leadership for both the emerging and established leader. Billy Duren and Hali Gibson bring in dynamic leaders each week to discuss what being a lifelong learner and people developer really looks like. Join us as we bring you proven leaders who want to serve you with their story, as well as teaching us how to grow as leaders. We will be mining for the nuggets of wisdom from these dynamic leaders from throughout the country.

“The Nuts and Bolts of Leadership” is available on all major podcast platforms, including Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts. For more information, please visit the Nuts and Bolts of Leadership Website.

This Podcast is edited by our friends at Deep Fried Studios.

Threaded Fasteners, Inc

Threaded Fasteners Inc. (TFI) is a 100% employee-owned business that specializes in the manufacturing, custom packaging, and distribution of steel fasteners. With over 260 dedicated employee owners, TFI maintains over $13 million worth of inventory across 16 locations, to meet the global needs of customers from industries including electrical utilities, chemical and electrical, commercial marine construction, steel fabricators, metal building manufacturers and Department of Transportation (DOT) fabricators. More information about TFI can be found on its website at or through social media platforms including Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.


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