AGL 000 : My Why, John Rouda – A Geek Leader

This is the beginning of my new Podcast on Technical and Creative Leadership. In this episode, I introduce myself to all you podcast fans and explain my why for doing this podcast.

Please subscribe and review in iTunes and stay in touch for future episodes.

September 24, 2015

AGL 000 : My Why, John Rouda – A Geek Leader

This is the beginning of my new Podcast on Technical and Creative Leadership. In this episode, I introduce myself to all you podcast fans and explain my why for doing this podcast. Please subscribe and review in iTunes and stay in touch for future episodes. http://traffic.libsyn.com/johnrouda/AGL_000___My_Why_-_Episode_Zero_-_A_Geek_Leader.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS
August 11, 2015

Create Purpose to Motivate and Spark Creativity – My TEDx Talk

I’m super excited to share my TEDx Talk.  I gave this talk at TEDxHickory in March, 2015.  Please share with your friends and give me some feedback.
July 20, 2015

Technical Leadership Talk at CodeStock 2015

My Slides from my technical leadership talk at CodeStock 2015.
June 9, 2015

What Happens to Your Digital Stuff When You Die?

Ever wondered what happens to your digital assets when you die?  You music, kindle books, etc?  I was at this Tedx Talk in Hickory, North Carolina when attorney Henry Morphis spoke about digital assets.  I thought his talk was humorous and full of great information. Its pretty crazy how important those EULAs, that we never read, really can be if and when we die. Take a listen to this talk and let me know what you think in the comments below.
May 15, 2015

Book Review – Leaders Eat Last by Simon Sinek

  To listen to the podcast where I review this book, click here. In this book, Simon Sinek tells the story of Johnny Bravo, a military pilot and how he risked his life to defend ground troops in battle. He uses this story to illustrate the idea of the “Circle of Safety.” Circle of Safety Simon tells us that we should focus on helping those around us and under us instead of one-upping them. He uses our biology and our history as hunters and gatherers to show how this behavior affects our brains. “The whole purpose of maintaining the Circle […]
February 25, 2015

The Leadership Process

If you do want to be a leader, you have to train. You have to work hard at it. It’s not just something that you can just try to do without work. Have you ever run a marathon? It’s not something that you can just go out and try. You have to put in a lot of time and effort to train for marathons. Becoming a leader is the same thing. You have to train hard. There is a difference between reading leadership books and training. Reading books is education, not training. Let me ask you this: Do you want […]