Ed Evarts is the Founder and President at Excellius Leadership Development and comes with more than 12 years of leadership coaching experience. He is also the author of several books, including Drive Your Career, which is what Todd and Ed dive into on this episode! How can you take charge and control your own destiny when you might be working with a boss that’s detached from your success? Ed shares his tips on how you can grow as well as develop your leadership abilities along the way.
In 2008, my guest this week Ed Evarts was unexpectedly laid off from his job as a senior HR director at records management giant Iron Mountain.
In the middle of a recession and with no network outside his former employer, he set about building his own coaching practice Excellius. It’s now thriving and Ed tells us how he made it happen.
Often my pods can get a bit philosophical, but this one is packed with practical advice, whether you’re building your career within a proper job or you’re out there on your own.
I am thrilled that Be Brave at Work, a podcast focused on helping listeners understand how to be braver at work to positively influence bosses, colleagues and their organization, has hit the milestone metric of 5,000 downloads!
Ed’s book, Drive Your Career: 9 High-Impact Ways to Take Responsibility for Your Own Success, was just recently published and has already achieved over 50 FIVE STAR reviews! Here are a just a couple examples:
So what’s true leadership all about? Is it just bossing people around or is it something deeper? Well if you’re a fan of this show, you already know where my and my guests opinions lie on this matter, and that true leadership is so much more than just delegating tasks to whoever is available. What we haven’t talked about much on The Hot Mic though is about how one becomes a leader. What’s the catalyst? How does it begin?
In this HCI Podcast episode, Dr. Westover talks with Ed Evarts about leadership coaching, “playing the hand you have been dealt,” and the idea that “pausing is powerful.”
In this episode, learn from Ed:
Ed joins Jeff Altman on the No B.S. Job Search Advice podcast to talk about “Starting a New Job: Ideas for Launching in Your New Role.”
Listen in to Ed’s recent appearance on the Mindset Horizon podcast. Mindset Horizon helps people cultivate a mindset of possibility and realize their full potential so that they can execute on their BHAG – Big Hairy Audacious Goals – in life and business.
Ed was recently a guest on the Get Published Podcast! Listen in as host Paul G. Brodie talks with Ed about how to market on LinkedIn and Facebook with pocket items.