Are you a transformation leader?
“The strongest leaders are vulnerable, they are transparent.” – Ford Taylor
Transformational leadership occurs where the leader takes a visionary position and inspires people to follow. In this episode, Ford Taylor, Founder of FSH Consultants and FSH Foundation, shares his journey from when he was just starting out buying broken companies to now where he has helped many companies grow and impact improvement not just within their organizations, but as well as in their local communities.
“Most of us have been taught very well on how to manage but very little on how to lead.” – Ford Taylor
Ford’s leadership training and strategic consulting aim to help individuals and teams achieve transformation by removing and addressing personal and professional constraints. He helps solve complex business issues with straightforward, practical solutions while maintaining his focus on the people that matter most, the employees and the people composing the organization.
“The purpose of leadership is to cast a vision. Once you cast a vision to serve your staff, by teaching, training, equipping them and when do you, only then can you empower them. Once they are empowered, you let go so they can do their part.” – Ford Taylor
He shares valuable insights on his Transformational Leadership model that helps one become a truly effective leader and how being one helps in casting a vision that others can rally around that encourages and inspires them to move forward and become part of the team.
“You can be highly significant and highly successful at the same time. You don’t have to wait.” – Ford Taylor
What You Will Learn:
- How to get lifelong clients
- The answer to the question, “Is the customer always right?”
- His Teach Train and Equip Model plus the Transformational Leadership Model
- The 4 Levels of Change
- Why Outside the box thinking doesn’t work
- How body language and tone of voice affect credibility
Ford Taylor is the Founder of FSH Strategy Consultants, Inc., which is comprised of Transformational Leadership Training, the FSH Strategy Consultants division and the charitable FSH Foundation.
Ford is known as a man who can solve complex business issues, with straightforward, practical solutions, while maintaining his focus on the people that serve the organization. After completing a Business Management degree from the Texas A&M University, he jumped into becoming an owner/operator of a small apparel company named CC Creations.
This small company grew to the publicly traded Brazos Sportswear Corporation. The company grew from a few small individual investors to a 300 Million-Dollar operation. In 1997 Ford and his family moved to Cincinnati to serve as the CEO of this growing company.
Ford eventually left his role as CEO of Brazos Sportswear to help grow and develop other companies through business consulting. He further went on to start the ministry of Transformation Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky for the purpose of unifying leaders across the region to impact improvement in their local communities. Due to a rising to market demands he founded later FSH Strategy Consultants, Inc. The company is currently comprised of teams that provide leadership training and strategic consulting. Individuals and teams achieve transformation by addressing and removing personal and professional constraints. He is now known and dearly loved for his passion to see lives and organizations better equipped to serve their communities and families.
Ford Taylor is the co-author of the book “the Hike” which contains many of the principles found in the Transformational Leadership material (Training). The material is a result of specific solutions to a long history of transforming multiple companies and individual lives.
Ford and his wife of 32 years, Sandra, live in Cincinnati, Ohio. They are blessed with three lovely daughters, Whitney, Emily, and Quincy.