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Leadership With Heart

Jul 23, 2019

In this episode, Heather speaks with Garry Ridge, CEO of WD-40 about his leadership journey, a time when he was not the nest leader he could be and what he did to come out of it, how he transformed a company from good to great by focusing on people first and maintaining a learning culture. Garry co-authored a book with Ken Blanchard and moved his organization from $200 million in revenues to $2.2 billion all with focusing on growing people and helping them step into their best selves.

Key takeaways:
We must take care of people to move from success to significance
Micromanagement is not scalable
We can be both tough-minded and tender-hearted
Be open and curious
Educate yourself to streamline the conversion to the leader with heart

Enjoy listening in to Garry’s genious!