Striving to understand the theories, actions and nuances of leadership can be interesting and fascinating. To gain a deeper understanding of leadership, Kevin is an avid reader of books and articles about leaders, motivation and leadership. As a recognized authority on leadership, Kevin is also called on as a contributor in podcasts, articles and speaking engagements. He shares some of his favorite leadership resources here in ViewPoints.

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Lessons from Leaders:

Kevin shared his leadership and financial services expertise in an interview with Rob Shore of Wholesaler Masterminds. Rob’s Lessons from Leaders series taps experts from across financial services for their thoughts on distribution and predictions for the future.

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Simply Financial:

Leading Millennials will be key to leading successful companies in the not-too-distant future. Chris Calandra of Simply Financial interviews Kevin regarding Leadership, Millennials and what it will take to lead success in the future.

Resources from other thought leaders:

As a student of business, Kevin is always adding to his leadership reading list. Over the years, he’s uncovered titles that effectively highlight valuable insights and strategies for the challenges and opportunities leaders face every day.
Check out some of his favorites:

Extreme Ownership, by Jocko Willink – Keen insight from Navy SEALS into the power and importance of accountability. In their profession, it could be the difference between life and death.
Crucial Conversations, by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, et al. – There shouldn’t be an elephant in the room. We all need to learn how to have difficult conversations to improve performance and succeed.
The Infinite Game, by Simon Sinek – How do you play a “game” that has no end, like business? Adopt an “Infinite Mindset” to win when there are no set number of players or agreed-upon rules.

Dr. Kevin McGarry shares his leadership research as a guest on “What’s Working” with Cam Marston. Kevin’s research has put him at the forefront of understanding, managing, and guiding the Millennial generation. The focus of much debate over the years, the Millennials remain the most vexxing generation in the workplace today. Hint: If they know WHY they’re doing something, they’re much more likely to buy in. Plus so much more.