Inspiring Leadership with Guest Jon DeFriese


In Episode 96, Jason Blumer and Greg Kyte discuss what it really means to be a leader. They work through what team, teamwork, and teaming mean – based on an article from our guest, Jon DeFriese. When Jon joins them, they continue the discussion and also work through the signs of burnout and disengagement in team members.

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Audio Engineering by: Shane McMullin

Produced by: Jennifer Blumer

About our guest: Jon DeFriese

Jon is committed to helping leaders drive transformational change, build highly engaged organizations, and deliver extraordinary performance. He advises clients through an integrated approach to developing leaders, high performance teams, and healthy cultures.

His prior career spanned two decades of leadership across a range of industries. Jon’s ideas and practices are grounded in first-hand application and he brings a deep understanding of what it feels like to lead enterprise-wide change to OneTeam Leadership clients.

Jon currently sits on the Board of Directors for Apparo Technology Solutions and the East Carolina University Board of Visitors. He received his undergraduate degree from ECU and his MBA from Harvard Business School. Jon lives in Charlotte with his wife and three kids. He shares about the OneTeam Journey on Twitter @jdefriese and on his blog at

Jon DeFriese

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