E15 Leading by Example: How to Be & Raise a Leader in Today’s World with Dean Katris

Episode Description
“The stronger the winds, the deeper the roots and the more beautiful the tree. Don’t take away their wind.” -Dean Katris

A trainer of 22 years, Dean Katris is an expert in not only teaching leadership, but living it out himself everyday. In this episode, we chat with Dean about his passion for leadership, his involvement in the leadership program, U & Improved, and how you can raise your kids/students to be leaders in today’s world! Tune in to hear more from Dean and see below for a full list of topics covered.

Key Topics Covered in This Episode:

  • A little background on Dean and his title of “Master Trainer”
  • What “U & Improved” is and how to get involved
  • How Dean got on the path of leadership
  • His typical client
  • Dean’s advice for how to handle the negative implications of social media
  • Why it’s GOOD for your kids to feel pressure
  • His advice & resources for parents
  • The issue of generational labeling (millennials, boomers, etc.)

Resources Mentioned:

“Yes, Your Teen is Crazy!: Loving Your Kid without Losing Your Mind”

by Michael J. Bradley

“Parenting with Love and Logic: Teaching Children Responsibility”

by Foster Cline and Jim Fay

“Permission to Screw Up: How I Learned to Lead by Doing (Almost) Everything Wrong”

by Kristen Hadeed and Simon Sinek

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