Author, educator, and businessman Stedman Graham joins The Action Catalyst podcast, talking with Southwestern Family of Companies CEO Dustin Hillis about becoming a leader to yourself before you can lead others, creating a culture of learning within your daily life, a surprise friendship with Michael Jordan, spending time with Oprah and Nelson Mandela, and how love and humility is the key to all things.
Stedman Graham is chairman and CEO of S. Graham & Associates. As a businessman, educator, and speaker, he presents, consults, and conducts training with corporations, educational entities, the military and veterans, non-profits, and the government. His identity message is grounded in the fact that the key to success is self-leadership capability.
Graham has been writing books, speaking and delivering workshops, working with corporations, teaching in colleges and universities, working in community and, leading nonprofits, and speaking throughout the world for more than 30 years. His Identity Leadership book and programs are driven by his proprietary Nine Step Success Process is based on the philosophy that you cannot lead anyone else until you first lead yourself.
As a veteran of the United States Army, he has proudly served our active military, veterans, and their families through programs at Fort Bragg, Fort Hood, Fort Bliss, Fort Jackson, NATO, the Military Child Education Coalition, and internationally at Landstuhl, Germany, and the US military community in Rotterdam, Holland.
Graham holds a bachelor’s degree in social work from Hardin-Simmons University, a master’s degree in education from Ball State University, and an honorary doctorate in humanities from Coker College.
Learn more at StedmanGraham.com.
For continued listening, you can check out Stedman’s previous appearance on episode 282 of The Action Catalyst by clicking here.
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