John Schanz | Former Chief Network Officer of Comcast
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In this episode, you will learn the difference between a manager and a leader. Business engineer John Schanz and author Susie Tomenchok dive into the benefits of having multiple mentors and the best ways to deal with self-doubt. Learn about navigating your way through business cultures and what it takes to become a leader through leverage.
A look at what we discuss:
[00:00:56] Meet John Schanz: Former Chief Network Officer at Comcast, mentor, and friend
[00:03:49] Making things out of technology was cool; making money with technology was cooler
[00:04:50] John’s Career: Phase 2
[00:07:16] Career highlights: From entry-level engineer to manager to becoming a leader
[00:09:23] What's the difference between a manager and a leader?
[00:12:50] Important people to look out for in growing your career
[00:16:10] 1-Minute Manager Book: Praise in public and punish in private
[00:18:33] Dealing with Self-doubt through the Three-Legged Stool philosophy
[00:21:32] Advice about organization cultures: Teamwork, Collaboration, & Finding Your Spot
[00:27:43] How have you used leverage in a positive way in your role as a leader?
[00:30:33] How would you define 'leverage'?
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