Podcast Episode 049: Interview with Jeremy Lile, Part 2 of 2


In this episode of the Business Broken to Smokin’ Podcast: Lodestone True North’s Head Coach Mark Whitmore interviews Jeremy Lile, Executive Director of Heart to Heart Leadership. https://www.htohleadership.org/ Their discussion includes an overview of using the Enneagram in business, CliftonStrengths, and more!

0:00 Intro
0:23 What’s your take on DISC?
11:37 Book reference – Excellence Dividend by Tom Peters
Change strategy formula…
1. D + V + F is greater than R.
2. D = Current levels of dissatisfaction.
3. V = Shared vision of a better future.
4. F = First steps in direction of new vision.
5. R = Resistance to change.
Beckhard, Richard, and Reuben T Harris. (1987). Organizational Transitions.
Reading, Mass.: Addison-Wesley Pub. Co., 1987. Print.
20:57 Reference to The Flywheel – Jim Collins
22:46 What 3 assessments would you use?

  • Enneagram
  • Clifton Strengths
  • Leadership Circle Profile

29:20 Reference to Alec Broadfoot in episode 044 https://youtu.be/_yz7J6bBnXw
35:16 Book reference – Think Again by Adam Grant
35:53 Personal guiding principles, core values, character
38:29 Any hacks on checking on character?
Reference Ted Talk “Doing Core Values”
41:05 Shoutout to Josh Gordon at Full Spectrum Marketing https://www.fsm.agency/
42:44 Book reference – Ideal Team Player by Patrick Lencioni
42:08 Book reference – Grit by Angela Duckworth Our past episodes on Grit:
   Part 1: https://youtu.be/exRWWnxvz9M
   Part 2: https://youtu.be/Orf7GoQ5NHU
   Part 3: https://youtu.be/S0B4WvEDvLM
   Part 4: https://youtu.be/4MFGHZiGyu0 

46:40 Hungry Humble Smart Venn diagram from Ideal Team Player by Patrick Lencioni https://lodestonetruenorth.com/book/the-ideal-team-player-patrick-lencioni/ 
51:30 Book reference – Top Grading by Bradford Smart
52:35 Mark’s Recruiting Flywheel tool
55:10 “A” Players bring tremendous return on investment
1:03:38 Your top 5 desert island books

  • Surprised by Hope by N.T. Wright
  • Kingdom Calling by Amy Sherman
  • The Prophetic Imagination by Walter Brueggemann
  • he Road to Character by David Brooks
  • Leadership From The Inside Out by Kevin Cashman

1:15:50 Reference – International Justice Mission

Music – Head Games by Foreigner

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Mark Whitmore is the Head Coach and founder of Lodestone True North, a dynamic firm of experienced business coaches who help entrepreneurs and managers get to their Land of Awesome.

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