Next Up Podcast
By Jonathan Pearson
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The Next Up Podcast aims to start conversations and spark ideas. We discuss topics and ideas that are important for anyone who wants to shift to areas of greater influence and impact.
||CleanWhat You Need to Know About What You Can’t Figure Out (Ep. 49)||Why do we go through struggles personally and spiritually and with our leadership? What good can come from those moments? In this episode, Jonathan and Dustin talk about making the most of our struggles.||1/30/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean3 Characteristics of A Good Leader’s Personal Life: #humblebrag (Ep. 48)||We see a leader at work. We know their influence and success, but what does their personal life look like? In this episode, Jonathan and Dustin talk about the characteristics of a good leader's personal life and how it spills over into their leadership and public life. (Don't forget to check out Jonathan's upcoming book "Be the Switch" at betheswitch.us)||10/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLeading With A Better Perspective (Ep. 47)||Leading often isn’t about the condition of the organization, but about the perspective of the leader. We have to know when to fly high and when to land on the details. In this episode, Jonathan and Dustin talk about the why and how of leading from different perspectives. Look up - seek and hear God. Look around - listen to wise counsel and find community. Look down - be a servant leader.||7/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean3 Elements to Doing Big Things (Ep. 46)||As leaders, how do we actually do big things? How do we get started? We can gain some valuable insight from Joshua in Joshua 6. In this episode, Jonathan and Dustin talk about the steps Joshua went through that we can learn from to do something big and outside of ourselves. Sponsored by: Be the Switch: Living Your Calling While Living Your Life The Steps: 1. Hear It ask... What is wrong?What are the people around me saying?What resources do I have?What do I feel must be done? 2. Communicate It 3 Act On It Our job is the marching, God's is the miracle. (tweet that)||5/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to Recognize Unhealthy Patterns (Ep. 45)||We all find ourselves in them from time to time. They're unhealthy habits. While we don't always know how we got into them, it's important we learn to recognize them. In this episode, Jonathan and Dustin talk about how to recognize and get out of unhealthy habits in our life and leadership. Evaluate What in my life is draining me right now? What in my life, if it continues, is unhealthy? Am I making time for those that I love the most? Community Don’t retreat from people who are honest with you Recognize Seasons LINKS: Be the Switch: Living Your Calling While Living Your Life - BeTheSwitch.us a href="ht||3/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe I’s Don’t Have It (Episode 44)||"I" and "We" // Two simple words that carry a lot of weight when it comes to being a leader and interacting with the people around us. When should we use those two words and is one always better? Jonathan and Dustin talk about the advantages of both in this episode. "I" should be used to take the blame, not the credit. - Dustin Bates "I" and "We" can isolate or associate. - Jonathan Pearson||2/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Life With A View |Podcast 2 Go|||How to we avoid making a bigger deal out of the issues we face than we should? We change our perspective. In this podcast to go, Jonathan talks about how to do that.||11/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanYou Are A Resource: Spiderman & Spandex (Ep. 42)||In this episode of the Next Up Podcast, Jonathan and Dustin sit down and talk about a leader's most valuable resource... themselves. They discuss how a leader can guard and invest their time, energy and talent without wasting it on the wrong things. Oh, and yes, Spiderman and spandex do make an "appearance" as well... Links: Blinkist Jonathan's book in progress||9/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBe the Switch (Ep. 41)||A light switch is the initiator. It’s what’s flipped to illuminate the darkness and show what could be changed in the room. As leaders and people, we need to be the switch. Be the initiator of change. In this episode, we talk about 4 ways we can be the switch. Leaders leverage what they have. - @JonathanPearson (click to tweet) No one’s ever said, “I regret giving too much effort and getting a great result.” - @JonathanPearson (click to tweet) Be the Switch blog post||8/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLeadership Isn’t Fair (Ep. 40)||Leadership isn't fair. In other words, leading means we can't treat everyone the same. One of the most important things we can do as leaders is learn the people we lead so we can best serve and lead them. In this podcast, Jonathan and Dustin talk about 3 key things that go into how we treat individuals on our team. Leaders let others succeed. - Jonathan Pearson (tweet this) Leaders make decisions by saying, "What is the greater good?" - Dustin Bates (tweet this)||7/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMoving People From Doers to Owners (Ep. 39)||It is never the leaders job to create doers. A leader creates more leaders. How do you move people in your organization from doer to owner so they can become leaders? In this podcast we talk about 3 necessary things we must share to get people to own what we're asking them to do. Share Vision Share Responsibility Share the Win "Vision spoken isn't as good as vision sharing. Give them real responsibility." - @JonathanPearson (tweet this quote) support this podcast||5/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLeadership Lessons We’re Currently Learning (Ep. 38)||In this episode of the Next Up Podcast, Jonathan and Dustin talk about things they're currently learning and going through in their leadership. Links: Support this podcast Jonathan's blog post about building influence quickly Blinkist Craig Groeschel Podcast Carey Nieuwhof Podcast Art of Manliness Podcast Art of Charm Podcast "Control is not influence." - Dustin Bates (click to tweet) "Great leaders know which battles to fight and when to figh||4/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Perspective Principle (Ep. 37)||When we've been in one place for a long period of time or we find ourselves mired in a leadership rut, one of the greatest things we can do is change our perspective. In this episode, Jonathan and Dustin talk about why a perspective change is valuable and how to get it. Quotes from the episode: A prideful perspective is not the proper perspective. - Dustin Bates (tweet) What you never see, you can never change. - @JonathanPearson (tweet) A perspective change is up to the leader, not the people. - @JonathanPearson (tweet) Support this podcast||3/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean3 Things Great Leaders Do (Episode 36)||Yes, it's the broadest podcast title you've ever seen. No, we didn't really boil all of leadership into 3 things. What you will get on this podcast are 3 areas that we often overlook when leading our organizations or even families. We'll discuss things that many of us may have never thought of when leading others. The 3 things discussed are... Leading Relationally - Find personal common ground Leading Environmentally - Set the thermostat Leading Directly - Mold consensus, don't bow to it Support this podcast Jonathan's blog||2/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to Let Your Challenges Change You (Episode 35)||When leadership challenges come, we have two choices, let them change us and push through or let them choke us and stunt our forward progress. In this episode, Jonathan and Dustin talk about five things that can ensure we push through and let challenges change us and the things we lead. These 5 things are... 1. Be grateful 2. Keep the goal in mind 3. Keep people first 4. Practice patience 5. Remember the past victory Next Up: 8 Shifts Great Young Leaders Make Support this podcast||1/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean3 Things That Stop Us Short of Our Goals (Episode 34)||What kills a leader's vision and goals? It's not just failure in leading others or bad ideas, it's the little things that pop up along the way to accomplishing those goals. In this episode, Jonathan and Dustin sit down to discuss 3 things that may seems small, but that kill even the greatest leaders' goals and visions. Craig Groeschel Leadership Podcast Jonathan's Sermon Support this podcast||11/8/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Power of Positivity in Leadership (Episode 33)||As leaders, we have to be realists. We have to be willing to admit how things are, but we have to be positive too. How do we balance that? How do we keep our teams positive when change still needs to take place?||9/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanQuestions Leaders Should Be Asking (Episode 32)||Our greatest ideas and actions often come from asking good questions. In this podcast, Dustin Bates and Jonathan Pearson talk about 7 questions leaders should be asking themselves and those that they lead. Connect with us! Tweet @JonathanPearson How can I help you?br||7/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWays to Lead a Young Family While Leading Others Too (Episode 31)||Life and leading can be overwhelming. The key to keeping our family lives healthy is being intentional in how we plan and how we lead them. In this episode, Jonathan Pearson and Dustin Bates discuss ways they're learning to lead a young family while leading others as well. Both can be done! Important Links: Jonathan's Blog Post a href="http://www.amazon.com/Next-Up-Shif||5/11/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanH3 Leadership with Brad Lomenick (Episode 30)||Brad Lomenick (Catalyst’s founder) is on the podcast this month talking about how to lead well, how to lead creatively, and how to move forward in leadership by utilizing what he calls the 3 most important attributes a leader can have. Relevant Links: BradLomenick.com Brad on Twitter H3 Leadership on Amaz||4/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow To Rise To The Top Of Any Organization (Episode 29)||If you do 95% of what you say you’ll do, you’ll rise to the top of any organization. That’s what separates a leader from a follower or a successful person from an average person. How do you do that though? How do you follow through and rise to the top? In this episode, Jonathan Pearson sits down with his brother, David, to discuss 4 ways we can begin rising in our organizations. Be Available Be Organized Be Diligent/f||3/9/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEliminating Distractions & Chasing Your Dreams (Episode 28)||It can be difficult… to chase the dream you have while working in another job. It can feel as if you’re always helping someone else chase their dreams but never having a chance to chase your own. In this episode, Jonathan Pearson and guest Michael Lukaszewski discuss how we can chase our dreams while living life, making a living, and eliminating distractions. Relevant Links: a href="http://www.amazon.com/Creativity-Inc-Overcoming-Unseen-Inspiration/dp/081299||2/10/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPatient in the Pasture: 5 Keys to Fulfilling Your Calling (Episode 27)||What do we do when we're waiting for our ultimate place? It's easy for us to lose heart and lose focus. In this podcast, Dustin Bates and Jonathan Pearson talk about how to be patient while you're being prepped for great things. Be... Faithful in the FieldPatient in the Pasture Brave in the Bush Sorry in Sin Humble in Heart Podcast sponsored by: The Productive Pastor Handbook||1/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
I’ve found the interviews go in depth and provide valuable insights on current news topics. I’ll definitely look forward to the return of this podcast after their post-pilot break.
Very practical and always right on the spot.
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