In a delightful conversation across the pond with Steve Rush, he shared the inspiration for his own approach to helping people develop their own recipe for leadership. Inspired by a conversation with his wife talking about food and baking, he came upon the idea of CAKE as the acronym that describes the fundamentals of leadership.

We each need the right quantity of ingredients to make our leadership cake turn out well and be effective. Those ingredients are: C – communication, A – authenticity, K – knowledge, and E – empathy. Tune into this episode to learn how Steve brings these essentials to life to explain how leaders become self-aware and effective.

Listen in at Voice America here and watch the video on You Tube here.