Better Than Before Episode 208: Big Ideas for Family Focus

Our podcast is designed to provide you with top business insights, fresh perspectives from world class guests, and the tools you need to lead better than before. In this episode, Tony Richards focuses on developing good family relationships and answers listener questions.

Segment 1: Tony Richards discusses this week’s news with producer Bill Foster.

01:00 – Welcome to Better Than Before

02:00 – Weekly News Roundup

09:00 – Statistic of the Day

Segment 2: Tony answers listener questions on leadership.

14:00 – Listener Questions:

What is one thing you wish you had done differently?

What was the best book you read in 2018?

Who is the leader you think is doing a good job?

What do you look for when considering a partner?

What are the important factors you look for when hiring?

What is the biggest risk you’ve ever taken?

When do you make the decision to let someone go?

Do you suggest leaders and lead differently during rough spots in the economy?

How to make contact with the CEO?

Which skill should I focus on to advance my career?

Segment 3: Leadership Lesson: Big Ideas for Family Focus

35:00 – Spend Quantity and Quality Time Together

39:30 – Never Stop Improving Your Family Culture

42:00 – Develop Family Rhythms

47:00 – Your Children Become More Like You

Leadership is about duplication. It’s about creating more leaders, not creating more followers. #BetterThanBefore


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Better than Before is hosted by Tony Richards and produced by Clear Vision Development Group. Our staff includes William Foster and Whitney Coker. You can subscribe or leave a review for Better than Before on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, and iHeartRadio. If you have a leadership question you would like answered on the show, email us at

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