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060 The Leadership Excelerator- An Interview with Eddie Turner Jr. Part 1 of a 2 Part Series

In this episode, Christina Martini and Eddie Turner Jr. discuss:

  • His personal and professional journey as an executive coach.
  • Eddie’s favorite areas of his profession and how they interplay together.
  • The 5 areas of the EQ and how they are expressed.
  • Finding the right coach for you.

Key Takeaways:

  • Always have more than one thing that you do, but excel at all of them.
  • The EQ is important and can evolve over time, continuing to grow into your 40s and 50s.  
  • Fundamentally, a great coach will be providing the process, not the content.
  • The coaching space between you and your coach is a sacred space where you will be able to explore things you haven’t been able to otherwise.  

“The [executive] coach is the expert in the process, not the content.” —  Eddie Turner Jr.

About Eddie Turner Jr.: Eddie is an executive & leadership coach, best-selling author, facilitator, keynote speaker, and podcast host.  Organizations who want to accelerate the development of their leaders call Eddie, who is The Leadership Excelerator®. He is described as “The Consummate Friendly Professional” and has worked for several of the world’s “most admired companies.” Eddie works with leaders to Accelerate Performance and Drive Impact!®

Eddie is a C-Suite advisor and national media commentator with years of information technology expertise. He is a published writer and best-selling author of 140 Simple Messages to Guide Emerging Leaders and host of the Keep Leading podcast.

Eddie has earned international certifications as a trainer, facilitator and coach. Eddie is a Certified Speaking Professional™ (CSP®)—a designation earned by only 15 percent of professional speakers in the world. He is an alumnus of Northwestern University where he studied Leadership and Organization Behavior and of the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University where he completed the “Art and Practice of Leadership Development” executive education program. Eddie is member of the global network of Harvard educated Adaptive Leadership practitioners in the Adaptive Leadership Network and a leadership coach in the Leadership Circle.

Eddie actively promotes the power of coaching and develops new coaching leaders through his work as a facilitator for the global ATD coaching certificate program. He coaches and trains leaders of all levels to develop and apply successful coaching competencies to transform themselves and their organization’s development. He is also an Emotional Intelligence practitioner certified to issue the EQ-i and EQ360 assessments in addition to delivering the Emotionally Intelligent Leader workshop.

Eddie partners with clients to deliver innovative solutions, eliminate business expenses and increase business value!

Connect with Eddie Turner Jr.:

Twitter: @eddieturnerjr

Facebook: Eddie Turner, LLC



Book: 140 Simple Messages to Guide Emerging Leaders

Show: Keep Leading!™

YouTube: Eddie Turner

LinkedIn: Eddie Turner, The Leadership Excelerator®

Instagram: @eddieturnerjr

Connect with Christina Martini:

Twitter: @TinaMartini10


LinkedIn: Christina Martini


Show notes by Podcastologist: Chelsea Taylor-Sturkie

Audio production by Turnkey Podcast Productions. You’re the expert. Your podcast will prove it. 


About the author, Christina Martini

For nearly 25 years, Christina (Tina) Martini has been an intellectual property attorney practicing in BigLaw. Tina is a partner at the law firm McDermott Will & Emery and focuses her practice on domestic and international trademark and copyright law, as well as domain name, Internet, social media, advertising and unfair competition law.

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