#200: Answering Your Questions

An Interview With The Strategic Leader Podcast Host: Brian Holmes!


Answering Your Questions

It’s not every day you hear a podcast where the show has been taken over and the host becomes the guest, but that’s exactly what happened for today’s episode.

To celebrate the incredible milestone of 200 episodes of Brian’s podcast, we turned to you – the audience – for questions we could ask Brian on his show. We sprung those questions on Brian when his assistant, Val, was able to record the conversation.

This is an episode all about Brian, and more specifically, all about answering the very questions  submitted by you!

The Gist:

Today is a special edition, as Strategic Leader Podcast has reached 200 episodes! We thought we’d celebrate by turning the tables, and making Brian the guest on his own podcast.

Brian’s assistant, Val, was thrilled to put Brian in the hot seat to answer your burning questions about him, his business, his habits, and for this 200th episode of the Strategic Leader Podcast.

Brian Holmes is the man behind BrianHolmes.com, and the regular host of The Strategic Leader Podcast. He is a leader of leaders, teacher, coach, aviator, seasoned author, highly-acclaimed speaker, and all-around genuine, intuitive, compassionate being.

Brian has shared his journey, his significant transitions, his passion and insights, and has continually poured value into his audience over the last many years.

What We Asked Brian:

  • How do you ensure the priority of your family and your personal goals outside of this arena remain the focus and take precedent over everything you do in your business?
  • What are the top three principles you’ve learned and applied that have been paramount to your success?
  • What are some resources that have greatly influenced your career and calling?
  • What’s the best business decision you’ve made to ensure you’re following the path of your passion to lead others?
  • What was the most difficult or important criticism you received and needed to hear – and act on – in order to advance to the level you’re on today?
  • What does it mean to you to be able to lead all people from all kinds of beliefs and backgrounds, from your worldview as a believer?
  • Who do you keep around you to influence and encourage you in maintaining that line of faith in work?
  • How have your relationships with your children, and especially your wife, helped you become who you are today?
  • What is it about aviation that fires you up?
  • Do you have a favorite aircraft/favorite flight destination?

Closing Thoughts:

  • Let Brian know what you thought of his answers!
  • Is there anything you’d like to ask Brian about for an upcoming episode?

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