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.