Episode 4: Tim Elmore



Tim Elmore, President of Growing Leaders, Speaker, AuthorThis month’s podcast features the founder and President of Growing Leaders, and author of Habitudes and over thirty more books, Tim Elmore.

Tim Elmore began his career in the 1970’s as a youth pastor.  In 1983, he began his career working with Dr. John Maxwell and all of his leadership materials.  In 2003, Elmore founded Growing Leaders, who’s vision is to “see a world improved, even transformed, by the next generations.”  Since that time, Elmore has gone on to become not only an author, but an incredibly well-respected teacher and communicator regarding leadership and the next generation.  He’s spoken to over 350,000 students and faculties teaching leadership.  He has his own podcast that he does, called Leading the Next Generation.   

In this episode, Mike Linch dives into a great discussion with Tim Elmore focusing in on the different aspects of leadership.  Not only does Tim give incredible insight to his passion behind leadership in the next generation, but he also discusses the importance of being able to adjust leadership styles to the current culture that exists today.  Also on this episode of Linch with a  Leader, Mike and Tim discuss some of the sports teams who have made adjustments in their pursuit of being great, the changes that are on the horizon in our world, and what this current generations thoughts are on church as well as the current standing of where the world is today.  Tim also highlights some of the topics of his new book, Marching Off the Map, and some of the key principles that it contains.

Interview Length: 52:07


Links mentioned in the episode:

Follow Tim on Twitter

Get to know Tim Elmore

Habitudes Book #1 by Tim Elmore

Leadership and Self Deception: Getting Out of the Box by The Arbinger Institute

Listen to audio clips of Jim Collins

Listen to Donald Miller’s Podcast: Buidling a Storybrand

Marching off the Map by Tim Elmore

Watch Andy Stanley’s sermons