Leadership is leadership, according to Major General David Bassett, Program Executive Officer for Ground Combat Systems. In today’s episode, Major General Bassett shares insight to leading and managing high visibility and high dollar programs. He challenges us to understand our role within the organization and recognize that if we have to use our title/position to get what we want we haven’t properly instilled the values of the organization.
Leadership is not charging the hill; that is authority. Leadership comes before that. Jon Knokey, former NCAA quarterback, businessman, and author of Theodore Roosevelt and the Making of American Leadership, shares leadership lessons from Teddy Roosevelt. Learn about ‘work at the center’ and how Roosevelt looked at the big picture and positioned himself and America for leadership.
Show Notes: There is more to vision than the end result; you need to be clear of the purpose. Jesse Lyn Stoner, founder of the Seapoint Center for Collaborative Leadership and international best-selling author of Full Steam Ahead! Unleash the Power of Vision, co-authored with Ken Blanchard, shares her research and personal journey to understanding leadership vision.
For over 30 years, Arbinger has dedicated themselves to researching and exploring the power of mindset and understanding human motivation. In this episode, Jim Ferrell explains the difference between inward and outward mindset and shares some of their research on how the mindset we choose can ultimately determine our success as leaders. He'll share resources to help determine your mindset as well as how to manage and lead those who are different from you.
Like most companies, the Dwyer Group has an official mission statement and vision; however, unlike most companies, they also have a Code of Values that each employee is urged to know and follow by heart. (Associates even carry a Code of Values card so that they think about them at all times!) In this episode, Dina Dwyer-Owens talks about how putting company culture and values front and center translated to massive success, growing a small, one brand business into a national success with 11 service-based organizations with more than 2,500 franchises in 11 countries.