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The Remarkable Leadership Podcast with Kevin Eikenberry is dedicated to all things leadership. Each week Kevin shares his thoughts about leadership development and ideas to help you see the world differently, lead more confidently and make a bigger difference for those you lead. He also has weekly conversations with leadership experts discussing a wide range of topics including teamwork, organizational culture, facilitating change, personal and organizational development, human potential and more.
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Now displaying: February, 2020
Feb 28, 2020

How can we as leaders help our team members if they are feeling burned out?

As leaders, while we don’t like to admit it, we can sometimes be the cause of employee burnout.

The good news is that while we might be the cause (or at least a small part of it), we can ALSO BE the solution.

Because as a leader, it’s our responsibility to understand its existence and help reduce it.

And in today’s episode, I am giving you specific tips to help you do just that.

Tweet it out: Employee burnout is real. As a leader you have a responsibility to understand its existence and help reduce it if you want higher productivity and commitment. @KevinEikenberry

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  • Start your Monday positively with my weekly e-newsletter, Unleashing Your Remarkable Potential. Learn more and subscribe at https://kevineikenberry.com/uyrp 
Feb 26, 2020

Burnout levels at work are on the rise. Bruce Daisley found that folks were quitting their jobs with no plan because the uncertainty was better than their current situation. Bruce is the author of Eat, Sleep, Work, Repeat: 30 Hacks for Bringing Joy to Your Job. He shares with Kevin that seeing unhappiness at work firsthand led him to want to figure out how people could connect with their jobs again. At the end of the day, regardless of where you work and your title, satisfaction from doing a good job is the same. Leaders need to get real about burnout. Bruce’s hacks are a result of science, research, data, and psychology. He shares what he discovered and offers examples to help give our work more meaning and find that joy.

In this episode, Bruce shares ideas about 1. The digital sabbath ad norms of engagement. 2. Social meetings. 3. Depersonalizing criticism and feedback.

This episode is brought to you by...

Unleashing Your Remarkable Potential, Kevin's free weekly e-newsletter. It's full of articles and resources to help you become a more confident and successful leader.

Additional Leadership Resources

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Feb 21, 2020

In today’s episode, I’m finding a leadership lesson from a question that my wife asked me recently about one of my favorite things.

Her co-worker asked for recommendations on brands of tea to try and since I am a serious tea lover, Lori knew that I would have an answer.

What does tea have to do with leadership? Find out in this episode!

Tweet it out: The best leaders remember they are leading individuals, not just people. @KevinEikenberry

From This Episode:

  • Start your Monday positively with my weekly e-newsletter, Unleashing Your Remarkable Potential. Learn more and subscribe at https://KevinEikenberry.com/UYRP  
Feb 19, 2020

Four-hundred years ago Francis Bacon presented the scientific method, where the workhorse is the experiment. Now is the time we move experimentation beyond an engineering process. We need to think about it as a corporate discipline. Kevin is joined by Stefan Thomke to discuss his latest book, Experimentation Works: The Surprising Power of Business Experiments. Leaders face uncertainty throughout their organizations. This includes the rollout of new products to customer satisfaction to marketing. They need to move past their prejudice, bias, and observations and test against reality for greater success. Stefan shares examples of large-scale experiments and why he thinks this should be mainstream in all businesses.

In this episode, Stefan discusses 1. Business experimentation and examples. 2. Myths of experimentation. 3. Cause and effect.

This episode is brought to you by...

Unleashing Your Remarkable Potential, Kevin's free weekly e-newsletter. It's full of articles and resources to help you become a more confident and successful leader. You can sign up at https://remarkablepodcast.com/UYRP

Additional Leadership Resources

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Feb 17, 2020

Not the State of the Union, but something I know much more about - The State of Leadership Development! Like the President does for our country, I will talk about where we are, but more important where we are headed in developing leaders.

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Feb 14, 2020

As a leader, there is a lot on our shoulders and much is asked of us. In my blog posts, emails, articles and even here in this series, I remind you regularly of the responsibilities that we have as leaders.

But today, I’m not talking about any of that. I am talking about encouragement and I’m giving it to…YOU.

Tweet it out: Everyone needs encouragement, even you. Hold your head up knowing you are encouraged by someone (and if you don’t know who, assume it is me), today. @KevinEikenberry

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Feb 12, 2020

How can you build as much life into the time that you have? Tom Rath thought about this as he was writing his latest book, Life’s Great Question: Discover How You Best Contribute to the World. Tom is also the author of How Full is Your Bucket StrengthFinders 2.0 and recently co-founded a publishing company. He told Kevin looking at your strengths is a good starting point for personal reflection. The challenge becomes how you put your strengths into the world. Tom asks us to think about how we contribute to our teams because that may be far more effective than talent. He discusses the Contribify model and explains that when we work with our teams and set expectations of how each of us will contribute, we will have greater success.

In this episode, Tom shares 1. Contribify Model. 2. Level setting contributions and remote teams. 3. Advice to leaders about questions and listening.

This episode is brought to you by...

13 Days to Remarkable Leadership, a free leadership video series based on Kevin's book, Remarkable Leadership.

Additional Leadership Resources

Website | Twitter | Contribify | Silicon Guild

Feb 10, 2020

Today I'm talking about avoiding conflict and why it's a mistake.

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Feb 5, 2020

Every day we make about 35,000 decisions and we know not all of these are conscious. However, some of them are and some of them are about the opportunities around us. Kim Lorenz founded two companies starting at age 26 with no backing or funding, built and ran them successfully, and sold them to Fortune 500 companies before he was 47. Further, he is the author of Tireless: Key Principles that Drive Success Beyond Business School. Kim discusses his journey of seeing things that were in plain view. He shares his personal stories and examples and offers advice about establishing and leading any type of company.

In this episode, Kim and Kevin discuss 1. 20/20 business vision. 2. Unsolved problems. 3. Naysayers and persistence.

This episode is brought to you by...

13 Days to Remarkable Leadership, a free leadership video series based on Kevin's book, Remarkable Leadership. Learn More at remarkablepodcast.com/13days

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Feb 3, 2020

There are lots of common leadership mistakes. In this episode of my ongoing series, I'm talking about leaders not wanting to make any waves - and answering your questions too.

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