The Nuts and Bolts of Leadership: Total Teamwork with Scott Ryals

On this episode, Billy and Hali sit down with Scott Ryals, CEO of Vermeer Great Plains to discuss what it means to be a leader who has worked their way through the ranks, makes the tough decisions, and is committed to spearhead cultural change.

Scott drives home the idea that being a leader shouldn’t be about bossing people around and needs to be about coaching and mentoring emerging leaders. Discover what total teamwork means and dive into why it’s the leaders responsibility to drive culture. Jump into season two with us and enjoy the show!

Looking for more leadership nuggets? 
Discover the books mentioned in this episode; The Motive by Patrick Lencioni and Managing by Values by Ken Blanchard and Michael O’Connor.

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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