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Jeff Haden

Jeff Haden

Contributing editor for Inc. Magazine and the most-read columnist

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Jeff Haden is a highly diverse writer and cycling enthusiast. He is a contributing editor for Inc. Magazine and is the most-read columnist with an average of 1.7 million readers a month. Jeff is a Linkedin influencer with over 950,000+ followers and appears on a list that includes Bill Gates, Richard Branson, and Justin Trudeau. He is the author of the bestselling book, The Motivation Myth: How High Achievers Really Set Themselves Up to Win.

Prior to becoming a writer, Jeff worked in manufacturing. He started as an entry-level factory worker at R. R. Donnelley, world’s largest commercial printers. He worked his way up through the ranks, held a variety of leadership positions (including operations, customer service, scheduling, HR) and eventually became a plant manager. He has an extensive business background; in short, he doesn’t just write about management/leadership/entrepreneurship, he’s also done it.

Jeff accomplished some unusual personal goals. He rode a 102-mile, four-mountain, 11,000 feet of climbing Gran Fondo (cycling event) with only 4 months of training. He had a heart attack the spring of the next year and rode it again that fall. He also did 100,000 pushups and 50,000 sit-ups in a year. He likes to do famous people’s workouts and then write about them!

Un-Stuck: Yes, You Really Can Have It All

Practical, real-world strategies to build a better business, better career, better you… and achieve even the biggest goals. (All while having a lot more fun.)

Key Takeaways:

  • How to set goals that work on multiple levels
  • Why you should set a huge goal…and then forget that huge goal
  • How to create simple feedback loops that produce a never-ending flow of motivation

Examples drawn from conversations with people like Richard Branson, Mark Cuban, Venus Williams, Kirk Hammett, Roger Penske….

The Generosity Gene: How Good Leaders Become Great

Great leaders are made — not born. Learn how to adopt the same perspectives and actions that truly drive team success. (And result in greater fulfillment — both for your team and for you.)

  • Why all great leaders answer a simple question the same way
  • Eight things all great leaders give their employees
  • PLUS! Surprising ways to instantly become a more effective leader and set an example others eagerly follow
We Should All Be Serial Achievers

Every successful — and happy — person is more than one “thing.” Learn the personal power of stacking accomplishments – and experiences. And learn how to help employees develop those same skills — because a leader’s primary job is to make every person around them better.

Great leaders help their employees become serial achievers. Because when they do… everything else follows

Key Takeaways:

  • Why you should see your life as a series of four to seven year “chunks”
  • How to accomplish multiple goals at the same time
  • How to let go of decades-long plans and learn to connect the dots in reverse
  • PLUS! How to transform employee development by creating a team not of specialists, but of serial achievers

Examples drawn from conversations with people like Dany Garcia (Dwayne Johnson’s (“The Rock”) business partner), Jimmie Johnson, Dick Costolo (ex-CEO of Twitter), Dharmesh Shah (co-founder of HubSpot)…

Successful People — and Companies — Don’t Reinvent Perfectly Good Wheels

What makes some people — and teams — successful? They do the right things, over and over again. And so can you.

  • How to identify the tools and strategies you can apply to your own profession and your own life
  • How to develop your own network of “props” to get the advice and guidance you need most
  • Why determining not just what you do best, but what provides the greatest return — professional, financial, fulfillment, etc. — builds the foundation for high performance
  • How to develop habits that truly last
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