Episode 5: Equipping Your Team - How To Become A R.E.A.L. Success

Do you look at the members of your team through a “ME” or a “WE” lens?  

As a leader, do you focus on getting your team to accomplish your personal goals?  Or, is your aim to grow the team underneath you into their full potential?  

These types of questions can drastically shift your leadership perspective and yield exponential results as you seek to grow and develop the team you lead.  

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Today, life and business coaches Andy Kerr and Bill Cox will continue unpacking what it means to be a R.E.A.L. success.  In last week’s episode, we talked about the R in R.E.A.L. success being “Relationships.” This week, we’ll continue our discussion talking about the “E” of “Equipping” your team for success, both personally and professionally.  

We will:

  • Discuss what it means to equip others for success
  • Discover and overcome some roadblocks to equipping others
  • Talk through some practical steps you can take today to be a person who equips others.  

As a leader, YOU are entrusted to help others success.  As you succeed in this, you and your organization will achieve new levels of success as well.  Are you up for the challenge?  With some coaching and a few tips from today’s podcast, we believe you will be well equipped for the challenge (and rewards) before you.


Show notes:

  • Andy Kerr of http://www.andykerrcoaching.com  

  • Bill Cox of http://www.billcoxcoaching.com

  • What is the definition of equipping?

  • Success is a team venture, not a personal endeavor

  • The keys of self awareness and mindfulness in equipping others

  • Roadblocks leaders face as they seek to equip others

  • How can you be a person who equips?

  • Andy referenced John Maxwell’s book, “The 17 Irrefutable Laws of Teamwork” 

    • The Law of “Significance”

    • The Law of “Mt. Everest”

  • Bill referenced “Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs” (https://www.simplypsychology.org/maslow.html)

  • A solid team makes good things great

  • The power and payoff of believing in those around you and helping them to succeed



“Equipping is raising people to a place they never thought they could get to.” - Andy Kerr


“Do you see your job as a leader to lead them (your team) into the potential you know they have?” - Andy Kerr


“Great things happen when you don’t care who gets the credit” - Mark Twain


“Your time is your life.” - Bill Cox


“Building teams redeems time” - Bill Cox


“When you watch a person grow before your very eyes, that has its own payoff.” - Bill Cox