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The rise of the geek. However, this geek is John Amaechi, 6’9” on a bad day, psychologist, best-selling author, former NBA player, CEO of Amaechi Performance Solutions and Everyday Jedi. John is a straight-talking pragmatist with a human centred approach to life, work and leadership. In this episode John outlines how leaders will have to navigate old ways, extreme ways and new ways of working. His mantra of ‘leadership is energy expensive’ rings true regardless of what size organisation or sector you work in.
Leaders are always under scrutiny and congruence is essential.
John’s mum dramatically impacted his strong belief system when she told him “the most unlikely of people in the most improbable of circumstances can become extraordinary.” And he did. If a lad from Stockport who liked pies can get to the NBA…..!