Andy Cunningham knows that positioning is more than just a marketing term, it is the formulation of a business strategy. Andy is the author of Get to Aha! Discover Your Positioning DNA and Dominate Your Competition and shares the framework she uses to transform markets and industries. Regardless of your title within the organization, you need to understand your company’s DNA to create alignment and clarity within your team.
Statistics show we are moving to more video interactions, both personal (social media) and professional (remote working). Vern Oakley, author of LEADERSHIP IN FOCUS: Bringing Out Your Best On Camera and veteran filmmaker, joins Kevin to discuss and provide advice to leaders so that they express their authenticity on camera. This is a skill any leader needs to embrace and learn so they can inspire and influence without the immediate feedback.
You don’t need to be a special person to be a high-stakes leader; we all have those qualities. Further, these qualities can be strengthened in those who want to reach their leadership potential. Constance Dierickx specializes in working with organizations in high-stakes transitions (such as mergers and acquisitions) and is the author of High-Stakes Leadership: Leading Through Crisis with Courage, Judgment, and Fortitude. She joins Kevin to talk about these core leadership qualities.
Patty McCord challenges the notion of “best practices” and believes they make teams complacent and can turn a workplace toxic. In this episode of The Remarkable Leadership Podcast, Patty shares with Kevin that these were her frustrations, which led to the book, Powerful: Building a Culture of Freedom and Responsibility. Patty discusses what she learned as the COO of the Culture at Netflix and believes people come to work with a desire to make an impact. You don’t need to empower employees, they should already have power.
Karyn Schoenbart, author of Mom B.A. joins Kevin to share some practical advice from the trenches of the workplace. Whether you are just joining a team or whether you are leading a team, we all could use a bit of motherly advice to continue to build our careers. Karyn shares tips on questions people are afraid to ask or don’t even recognize they should ask.