Can an introvert be an effective leader? Most definitely, according to Jennifer Kahnweiler, global speaker and bestselling author known as the “Champion of Introverts." Jennifer and Kevin discuss both introverts and extroverts, how we all fall on the scale somewhere, and how we can work with our opposite.
Does a leader need to know all the answers and tell others what to do? Bob Tiede, the brain child behind leadingwithquestions.com, would argue that there is value in that and leaders (and their teams) are more successful when one leads with questions. Kevin and Bob discuss how to strengthen your skills to lead by asking
Howard Behar led Starbuck’s domestic business as President of North America, and he became the founding President of Starbucks International opening the very first store outside of North America in Japan. He is also the author of It’s Not About the Coffee and The Magic Cup. Today he joins Kevin to chat about servant leadership, growing your organization and finding joy in it all. He suggests that performance matters in all aspects of our lives and influence does not come from power but form serving other people
Per the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Millennials will be the largest generation in the workforce by the end of 2015. They bring a different bias and experience to the workplace and new ideas to relationships. Dan Negroni, founder of Launchbox and author of Chasing Relevance, discusses how to relate with our colleagues and bridge that generation gap and improve employee engagement.
Great work has both impact and meaning, per Michael Bungay Stanier. Michael is the author of The Coaching Habit and Do More Great Work. He is also the founder and Senior Partner of Box of Crayons, a company that helps organizations all over the world do less Good Work and more Great Work. Michael and Kevin discuss the concept and core attributes of great work. Further, how a leader needs to be a catalyst for their team and ways to move the team towards more great work.
“I love to see people impacted by a great experience”, says Chip Bell, a renowned keynote speaker and the author of several best-selling books. In this episode, Kevin and Chip discuss some differences between customer service and innovative service. Further, how you can move from just value added to value unique and create a story for your customers to tell.
Leadership is an ongoing process and great leaders continue to learn because they are curious. They don’t necessarily learn from their experiences but by reflecting on their experiences. Kevin and Wally Bock discuss learning goals, relationships, and why to “not be the event.” Wally learned leadership as a U. S. Marine, an executive in a multi-national corporation, and as the owner of a small business focused on improving leadership for his clients.
“You’ve got moxie, kid”. We hear it in the moves but what does it mean? Join Kevin and John Baldoni, author of MOXIE: The Secret of Bold and Gusty Leadership (among other books), as they discuss gumption, guts and the resilience to pursue. Leaders need to be open to the learning process and not ashamed of defeat. The question is what are you going to do next? How do you take those lessons and bring you team together to thrive? If you don’t have self-doubt, you may be delusional.
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.
Leading during a time of change often comes with much resistance, which brings many challenges to move forward. If you're struggling with leading change, join change advisor, speaker, and author, Rick Maurer as he reveals his change model, the "Energy Bar," which allows leaders to get a better understanding of employees' resistance of change and how to turn opposition into support.
If you're interested in leadership, this is one episode you CANNOT afford to miss! Join Mitch Daniels, president of Purdue University and former governor of Indiana, as he discusses what it takes to be ranked in Fortune Magazine's Top 50 World Leaders.
We're all living in the "Age of Overload," in which everyone deals with the epidemic of "busyness," but what can we do about it? Join Juliet Funt, owner and founder of WhiteSpace at Work, as she offers constructive advice and tips to become more productive and successful in both your work and home life.
Want better business results and success? Then today's episode is one you won't want to miss! Join Bruce Bolger, "Mr. Engagement," and Managing Director of EEA,the Enterprise Engagement Alliance, as we discuss what REAL engagement means, and how fostering proactive involvement with others will get you on the fast track to sustainable success!
In today's not-to-be-missed episode, Doug Conant, founder of Conant Leadership, former CEO and President of Campbell Soup, and best-selling author, turns leadership on its head, by asserting that daily interruptions leaders face are actually the moments that hold the greatest opportunity for effective leadership. Whether you're new to the leadership game or a seasoned champion, this is one episode you cannot miss!
How can leaders generate loyalty, turn enemies into allies and allies into devoted followers? Sometimes we must go back in order to move forward. Join Phillip Barlag, an executive director of leadership consulting firm, World 50, and author of "The Leadership Genius of Julius Caesar," as he shows us how Caesar's life and career lessons highlight the qualities needed for any leader to increase collaboration, camaraderie and success!
Are you encouraging engagement in your workplace? In today's episode of the Remarkable Leadership Podcast, co-founder of E Pluribus Partners and author of "Fired Up or Burned Out: How to Reignite Your Team’s Passion, Creativity and Productivity," Michael Stallard discusses the leader's role in employee engagement, why culture is ESSENTIAL to the workplace, and how you can create engaging connections with your employees, regardless if your role in the workplace. Join us for this "engaging" discussion that might just change your thinking about employee engagement!
Are you the best-kept secret in your organization? What does it take to be recognized as an emerging leader? In today's episode of the Remarkable Leadership podcast, CEO of Women’s Leadership Coaching, Inc., Inc., founding editor of Be Leaderly, and author of the upcoming book, "She’s Got Clout: How to Become A Rising Woman of Influence," Jo Miller offers innovative tips and techniques that every up-and-coming leader needs to be successful and influential in any organization!"
Do you feel like it's an everyday battle just to accomplish anything on your to-do list? You aren't alone! In today's episode, we explore productivity and it's role in today's non-stop culture with author, productivity trainer, and the developer of the acclaimed Empowered Productivity™ System, Maura Thomas.
Want to know the secret to success? Today's guest, Jim Butler, owner of multiple multi-million dollar enterprises and best-selling author of "The System is the Secret," knows a thing or two about what it takes to be successful in business. In today's episode of the Remarkable Leadership Podcast, Jim shows us why systematic thinking and processes are essential for success in both leadership and business. If you're looking for best practices to create success in your own life, this episode is one your won't want to miss!
Strong communities help people support one another, share their passions, and achieve big goals. And they don't magically occur; they can be purposefully cultivated, whether they’re in a company, a faith institution or among friends and enthusiasts. In today's episode, executive consultant and author of his new book, "The Art of Community: 7 Principles for Belonging," Charles Vogl lays out seven time-tested principles for growing enduring, effective and connected communities.
What makes an exceptional leader so great, and how can we become better leaders for those we lead? In this episode of The Remarkable Leadership Podcast, best-selling author and founder of The Extreme Leadership Institute, Steve Farber, joins us to examine what true leadership means, as well as what we as leaders should strive to do to make both ourselves and those we lead become better in the long run.