In today’s episode, Stuart welcomes back on Dr. Brad Dieter (previous #54). Brad is a trained Exercise Physiologist, Molecular Biologist, and Biostatistician. He received his B.A. from Washington State University and a Masters of Science in Biomechanics at the University of Idaho, and completed his PhD at the University of Idaho. He completed his post-doctoral fellowship in translational science at Providence Medical Research Center, Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center and Children’s Hospital where he studied how metabolism and inflammation regulate molecular mechanisms disease and is involved in discovering novel therapeutics for diabetic complications. In addition to his laboratory and biostatistics work, Dr. Dieter is the Chief Operating Officer at Macros Inc and is passionate about scientific outreach and educating the public through his role on Scientific Advisory Boards and regular writing on health, nutrition, and supplementation.
In this conversation, Stuart and Brad discuss leadership, time management and the future of health and what trainers can do to positively influence this.
Find Out More About Brad:
- (2.53) Brad tells a story about how researching how to train his Dog has changed his perspective on leadership and working with people.
- (8.13) How Brad gets around the challenge of being too close to a problem to solve it.
- (9.49) How Brad ensures he’s putting some of his time into the big problems and not just putting out fires.
- (11.07) How he thinks about giving his staff autonomy.
- (14.53) How he has approached improving his leadership skills.
- (15.33) Mistakes he’s made since being in a leadership role.
- (19.03) Two big things he’s learnt about leadership.
- (20.53) Book recommendations on leadership.
- (22.33) How he approaches giving back and ensuring he’s giving his time to the right people.
- (30.18) Time management and putting his time into the right projects.
- (37.03) What can Personal Trainers do to create a healthier society?
- (42.53) What Brad would do if he was a 1:1 trainer and he wanted to help improve the future of health.
- (45.28) Where you can find or follow Brad’s work.