Leadership is about behaviors. Martin Lanik a Ph.D. in industrial/organizational psychology and author of The Leader Habit had an a-ha moment years ago after he read a study that said more money was being spent on leadership development, yet there was less confidence in leading. As a scientist, he researched 800 leaders to come up with 22 core leadership skills and the micro-behaviors that leaders possess. In the Leader Habit, Martin shares 5-minute exercises that can turn anyone into an effective leader
While I mention Performance Reviews in the title of this podcast and throughout the audio many times, that is NOT my biggest focus today.
Today, I am talking about coaching and giving four specific pieces of advice to help you focus more on the coaching and less on the performance review.
Former CEO of Dollar General and now author, Cal Turner Jr., joins Kevin to talk about the family business. His father and grandfather founded Dollar General and his new book, My Father's Business: The Small-Town Values That Built Dollar General into a Billion-Dollar Company. chronicles how the small-town values with which he was raised helped him guide Dollar General from family enterprise to national powerhouse. A solid family relationship is vital to the success of a family company, especially during challenging times. However, Cal would also argue that relationships and serving others are the basis for any organization.
Trust is the foundation of some extremely important business issues. From retention to employee engagement to Customer satisfaction and productivity - you likely won't be satisfied with any of these unless there is trust.
And in order to have more trust in the workplace, we have to understand a few things about it. Check out today's episode to learn how you can foster more trust in your own workplace.
Kelly Roach believes you need to start from where you are. She is the host of the top-rated podcast Unstoppable Success Radio, CEO of Kelly Roach Coaching, and author of Unstoppable: 9 Principles For Unlimited Success In Business & Life. These principles are lessons learned from the trenches and from industry leaders and came about to help find the balance between financial success with freedom and flexibility.
Too many leaders get caught up in the power. I’m certain that you’ve met at least one or two, maybe even worked for one…
“It’s my way or the highway.”
And while it’s not always that strong, there are many subtle ways that we as leaders focus on the power of leadership.
Check out today’s episode for some easy-to-implement advice for focusing on the influence rather than the power.
Research has shown that the same receptors fire in our brain when people are introduced to changes in social systems (like organizational change) as when we are in pain. It’s no wonder that 65% of business fail at organizational change. Barbara Trautein, Ph.D. joins Kevin to discuss change intelligence. She recognized we have tools to manage change and tools to develop leaders. She also realized that we were missing the tools to develop change leadership. She is the author of the best-selling book Change Intelligence: Use the Power of CQ to Lead Change that Sticks and originator of the CQ System for Developing Change Intelligent Leaders and Organizations.
At the end of last year I wrote a blog post titled, Eight Ways to Be a Better Leader in 2018.
And in today’s video, I am focusing on just one of those ways, specifically: More Productivity Less Place.
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Mark Miller is the Vice President of High Performance Leadership at Chick-fil-A Inc. or “The Chicken”, as he affectionately refers to it. He is also a best selling author, by accident according to Mark, and joins Kevin to discuss top talent. He recently released Talent Magnet: How To Attract And Keep The Best People. In discussions with organizational leaders, Mark found that finding and keeping good people had become the number one issue. Through not only qualitative data, but based on extensive research Mark conducted with Aon, he discovered that what keeps and attracts top talent is different than what attracts and keeps typical talent.
In this episode, Mark disusses 1. The difference between talent and top talent. 2. Three things top talent want. 3 Social media in leadership.