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The Jon Gordon Podcast

May 25, 2018

Bestselling author Jon Gordon talks with former Ford CEO, Alan Mulally about leadership, working together principles and more.

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- It's all about people. People have to be your priority.

- A compelling vision is imperative for a leader.

- Having a positive, can-do, find a way attitude is important to success.

- Don't manage in secret. Everyone must be included.

- Positive principles just work.

- We all want to be part of something big. We all want to make a difference.

- The most important thing a leader can do is to hold themselves and their team accountable (both the process and expected behaviors).

- Create a safe, accountable environment so people can share problems and create solutions TOGETHER.

- Your actions must demonstrate your words. Consistency matters.


Alan Mulally is the Former president and chief executive officer of The Ford Motor Company, Former executive vice president of the Boeing Company, president and CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes, and president of Boeing information,Space and Defense Systems. Mulally currently serves on the board of directors of Google, Carbon 3D, and the Mayo Clinic.

Jon Gordon is a speaker and the bestselling author of multiple books including The Energy Bus and The Power of Positive Leadership.