Insights for Leading
Chad McLeod on Running for Political Office, Communicating During a Crisis, and Beating Cancer

Chad McLeod on Running for Political Office, Communicating During a Crisis, and Beating Cancer

June 7, 2019

In this episode of the podcast, Jeremy Couch interviews Chad McLeod, co-founder and principal of McLeod Communications in Lakeland, FL. He is also the host of the PR & Politics Podcast. In addition, Chad is a candidate for the Lakeland City Commission this fall.

Chad talks about his political aspirations, how organizations can be better prepared to communicate when a crisis arises, his two-time battle with cancer, and how he was inspired to pursue his goals of completing the Ironman Triathlon and becoming an entrepreneur.

Connect with Chad online at www.chadmcleod.com

Joe Pici on Developing a Sales Process that Works, Overcoming Bogus Beliefs, and Positioning Yourself as an Expert in Your Field

Joe Pici on Developing a Sales Process that Works, Overcoming Bogus Beliefs, and Positioning Yourself as an Expert in Your Field

February 28, 2019

In this episode, Jeremy Couch interviews Joe Pici, recently ranked #3 by Global Gurus on their list of the world's top 30 sales professionals. In this wide-ranging interview, Joe covers everything from building a successful and effective sales process, to overcoming self-limiting  that beliefs that hold you back, to building the daily disciplines that will position you as an expert in your field.

Joe and his wife Dawn run Pici and Pici, a successful sales and tactical skills training company located in Central Florida.

Robbie Harper on Leaving a Toxic Environment, Taking a Leap of Faith, and Helping Businesses Build their Brand

Robbie Harper on Leaving a Toxic Environment, Taking a Leap of Faith, and Helping Businesses Build their Brand

January 25, 2019

Have you ever found yourself desiring more fulfillment from your work? Maybe you've been stuck in a toxic or unhealthy environment. Or perhaps you've had a dream to start a business but have been held back by fear. This episode is for you.

In this episode, Jeremy Couch interviews Robbie Harper, owner of Blue Bridge Public Relations. In this interview, Robbie chronicles his journey from leaving a toxic situation to stepping out in faith and launching his own company. Robbie is now living out his purpose and passion, helping leaders and business owners build their brand and expand their influence.

Keys to Effective Communication in Leadership & Life - Interview with Joe McLeod

Keys to Effective Communication in Leadership & Life - Interview with Joe McLeod

June 21, 2018

In this episode, Jeremy Couch is joined by Joe McLeod of McLeod Communications for a discussion on effective communication in leadership. What are some of the biggest communication mistakes that leaders make? How can leaders get better at communication? Why does communication matter so much in leadership and in life? These are a few of the questions that we will explore on a deeper level.

Here are some of the key points that Joe shared in regards to effective communication:

  1. Frequency of communication is not equal to competency
  2. Great communication begins with listening
  3. Communicating more effectively helps you get more of what you want
  4. Communication requires constant work and development

Joe McLeod is managing partner at McLeod Communications and an instructor of communications at Keiser University at Lakeland.