NLN36: Developing as a Leader with Charles Archer



Today we’re talking with , Co-Founder and CEO of the . We discuss topics relating to ways to develop as a leader including how to invest in yourself, how to lead through consensus, the differences between older and younger staff members, and when it is necessary to make staff changes.

Charles Anderson Archer is a lawyer, author, speaker, entrepreneur, and co-founder and CEO of the THRIVE Network. Archer has written the Everybody Paddles book compilations that provide strategies for creating organizational consensus and productivity through leadership. His enthusiasm about personal growth and development has led him to receive a Masters of Public Administration, and is currently pursuing his PhD. in Public Policy.

Before his CEO appointment to THRIVE, Archer served as a Brooklyn Assistant District Attorney and the Associate Executive Director to the InterAgency Council of Mental Retardation & Developmental Disability Agencies of New York, where he liaised with state agencies and community and government organizations on behalf of the mentally disabled & disadvantaged.

The key points covered in this podcast discussion are:

  • Ways to Develop as a Leader
  • Leadership Through Consensus: Being Present, Messaging and Accountability
  • Don’t Wait to Make Necessary Staff Changes
  • Generational Conflict: Immediacy vs. Intentionality
  • It’s Your Responsibility to Invest in Your Learning

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