Leaders at all levels in an organization manage most business risks daily. Steve Trautman joins Kevin to talk about how you can manage talent risk, which is critical in today’s employment environment. Steve is the author of Do You Have WHO It Takes: Managing Talent Risk in a High Stakes Technical Workforce. He and Kevin talk about ideas for every level of an organization (including the corporate board) to manage talent risk with hard data. He debunks some common talent myths and feedback to encourage the right types of learning in the workplace.
In this episode, Steve 1. Defines talent risk. 2. Shares common talent myths. 3. Discussed the cost of not managing talent risk.
It seems only appropriate that today, at the start of a new year, I talk about habits.
And I’m starting with a question for you to think about to help you ensure that your habits are serving you as best as they can.
Hunter Harrison was a four-time CEO in the railroad business, turning around each organization he ran. During his tenure with multiple companies, he wanted his employees to think like a leader and owner. Kevin sits down with Howard Green, author of Railroader: The Unfiltered Genius and Controversy of Four-Time CEO Hunter Harris. Howard is a former broadcast journalist with more than 14,000 interviews and wrote Hunter’s personal biography based on conversations with Harrison over several years. He shares insights into Hunter’s leadership style and the moments that set him apart as CEO.
Amazon bookpage: https://www.amazon.com/Railroader-Unfiltered-Controversy-Four-Time-Harrison/dp/1989025048/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=
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.