I’ve gone to a lot of “life events” and experiences and there’s one thing that I see people doing over and over again that not only makes me sad, but also gets in the way of making memories.
I’ll give you several tips to help you lock in and make memories that last for years to come.
Have you ever hoped for a root canal appointment (insert another unpleasant task) to get you out of a meeting? Elise Keith is the founder and Meeting Maven for Lucid Meetings. In short, she is looking for the best ways to make it easy for people to enjoy meetings that get work done. She joins Kevin to discuss her book, Where the Action Is: The Meetings That Make or Break Your Organization. She believes that when you change the meeting, you change everything else. Elise emphasizes that the whole point of a meeting is to gather people for a purpose and shares different meeting types to help us get to the why.
In this episode, Elise touches on 1. Successful meetings. 2. Agendas and desired outcomes. 3. Meeting operating systems.
|When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing by Daniel H. Pink https://amzn.to/2RkAtAX|
We all make lots of mistakes in communication. But there is one in particular that has the biggest negative impact on our communication success.
I’m sharing four simple questions that you can ask to help avoid this most common communication mistake in the episode today.
Competence is a valued professional trait. But it's not enough to be competent, you must share your competence, so your words do make a difference. They can help you steer perception, as we form impressions with little actual knowledge. Dr. Jack Nasher is a business psychologist, negotiator and author of Convinced!: How to Prove Your Competence & Win People Over. As a side, he also performs as a mentalist at the world-renowned Magic Castle in Hollywood. He joins Kevin to discuss expectation management and competence framing, among other things to help shape how others see you.
In this episode, Jack talks about 1. Real and perceived competence. 2. The role of Status. 2. Likeability and leadership.
|The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined by Steven Pinker https://amzn.to/2P7MB6v|
This episode is in response to your direct feedback when I asked viewers in a previous episode to send in requests for topics that they wanted me to discuss.
So today, I’m sharing how you can share meaningful and positive reinforcement, including WHY you should provide this to your team.
Fred Halstead is an executive coach and author of Leadership Skills that Inspire Incredible Results. He sits down with Kevin to talk about the little things, like listening and asking questions, you can do to be a more effective leader. Although he mentions these are little things, this does not mean they are easy, and you must be intentional. Fred discusses that interrupting, with a purpose, invites the other purpose to explore their thinking. The more you can listen and ask questions, the more they are going to trust and respect you.
In this episode, Fred shares
1. Inhibitors to thinking.
2. The power of questions.
3. The importance of acknowledgment.
Unshakable Hope: Building Our Lives on the Promises of God by Max Lucado - https://amzn.to/2U1Jbpt
Last week was our 250th episode of Remarkable TV and while I was filming that episode, I got to thinking about the power of small steps.
In today’s episode, I am going to share my observations in what I’ve learned about this very powerful idea.
The best organizations are not just employing players, they are building something bigger. Their leaders are intentionally creating a culture and continuing to drive and maintain that culture. Kevin sits down with Michael Lombardi, most recently on the coaching staff for Bill Belichick in the New England Patriots' front office, after thirty years working for the San Francisco 49ers, the Oakland Raiders, and the Cleveland Browns (where he was general manager for two years). He shares his thoughts about what makes football organizations tick at the championship level in his book, Gridiron Genius. Although the book focuses on the business of the NFL, Kevin and Michael discuss leadership principles, applicable everywhere. As a leader, you need to understand why you are in that position and help your people visualize success.
In this episode, Michael discusses 1. False duality. 2. Qualities of great coaches.
Robert A. Caro's The Years of Lyndon Johnson Set: The Path to Power; Means of Ascent; Master of the Senate; The Passage of Power https://amzn.to/2zisu0s
When Pride Still Mattered : A Life Of Vince Lombardi by David Maraniss https://amzn.to/2R0wPw8
This is the 250th episode of Remarkable TV so it only seems appropriate that we use our journey in getting here to talk about the power of process improvement.
In this episode, I’ll share one of the biggest reasons for our success in launching this video series as well as three simple ideas you can use to help process improvement in your life and in your organization.
Asking questions does more for us than just getting an “answer”. Questions can help our decision-making, creativity and innovation and build relationships. Kevin sits down with Warren Berger, author of The Book of Beautiful Questions. Warren is a questionologist and encourages leaders to value the question and take ownership of our questions. Further, you cannot stop with just the “why” The cycle of questions moves you to the “what if” and “how”. They need to ambitious and actionable.
There are more than a few reasons for additional stress during the holiday season… Family, giving gifts, finances, over-commitment…the list goes on…
So today, I’m giving two simple stress relievers to help you de-stress and relax as we head into the busy holiday season.
Tom Murry spent 17 years as the CEO of Calvin Klein and facilitated the brand’s growth from 2.8 billion to $8 billion. Tom joins Kevin to talk about teamwork. Tom believes his success came from surrounding himself with talented folks. Further, he knows to be effective you need to enjoy your work and enjoy your team.
Today’s episode is the fourth in my series based on a talk that I gave to a group of sixth, seventh and eighth graders.
During the talk, we discussed several of the ideas in the new culture that they are creating at the school. They call it GRIT. And this week, I am focusing on the final letter, T, which stands for Trust.
As we kick off 2019, Kevin steps back and reflects on 2018. His guests included a billionaire, Super Bowl winner, NFL Cheerleader, multiple best-selling authors including Seth Godin, Jeffrey Gittomer and Tom Peters who measure in millions of book sales. He shares some general observations from the interviews, as well as those “nuggets” he has applied in both his personal and professional life.
Let us know what you have learned. What is your “Now What”?
|Here is a list of the episodes Kevin mentioned.|
|The Power of Vulnerability with Jeff Manchester|
|Is it Marketing or Leadership? with Seth Godin|
|Building a Peak Performance Organization with Chris McGoff|
|It All Matters with Paul Cummings|
|How to Be Great at Work with Morten Hansen|
|What Leaders Must Know About Positioning with Andy Cunningham|
|Winning! With Gary Brackett|
|Leader Types in the White House with Cash Keahey|
|How to Be a Talen Magnet with Mark Miller|
|Managing Up with Mary Abbajay|
|Creating a Culture of Hospitality with Cameron Mitchell|