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Comfort in the Workplace
17 minutes | Jun 30, 2019
Storytime - Interview Success Through Storytelling
So you landed an interview for that big role you have been eyeing. Excellent. How are you going to prepare? Are you going to play defense and prepare for every question that could be asked or are you going to go on the offense and make sure you are selling what makes you special? The best way to showcase what you have to offer is through storytelling and painting a picture of your value add.
16 minutes | Jun 16, 2019
First 30: Leading a Multi-Year Strategy Project
Congratulations, that big strategy project has finally been approved and funded and now you’re being asked to manage this massive multi-year project. Man, the pressure is on. Some are excited about the possibilities, others are skeptic about the ambition, and everyone is having trouble swallowing the price tag! So how should you handle your first 30 days?
15 minutes | Jun 9, 2019
Comfort = Lazy??? No Way!!!
In a recent post I was accused of promoting a lazy workplace. In this episode I want to reinforce the principles of Comfort in the Workplace. I will also give you my take on how to approach situations when your message is being misinterpreted and when it may be appropriate for you to adjust the packaging of your message to better resonate.
17 minutes | Jun 2, 2019
Maintaining a fierce commitment to objectivity can be powerful and valuable to you as a leader. In this episode I give you my take on a Harvard Business Review article on being an objective leader and I share with you my thoughts on how being objective has helped me learn and grown and has opened up new opportunities for my career.
14 minutes | May 26, 2019
Good Decisions, Bad Decisions - You Know I've Had My Share
Nobody is perfect. We all make good and bad decisions. As leaders it is important that we recognize that our decisions build a reputation. In order or us to have a reputation of dependability and reliability we need to approach our decisions with decisiveness and the willingness to adjust. I share with you my thoughts on big decisions, why you should pay attention to the small stuff, and how to approach making bad decisions.
12 minutes | May 19, 2019
Naturally Speaking - How to Use Natural Conversation to Conduct an Interview
Natural conversation is by far a better way to evaluate a candidate in the interview process. I share with you my tips on how to use natural conversation to effectively assess a candidate and compare that candidate to the other candidates being interviewed. Check out Twitter to chat about this episode.
13 minutes | May 12, 2019
Start Me Up - Moving Your Team from New Request to Execution
A new request comes in to your team and they have trouble moving from getting the request to execution. They have meeting after meeting and seem to be discussing the same things over and over again. Some if it may be a normal part of getting alignment on how to approach the execution, but it can be done more efficiently. I share with you why I think this happens, tips on how to make it more efficient and tools to help facilitate through the process. Check out my Twitter to chat about today's episode.
15 minutes | Apr 7, 2019
First 30: Taking Over Your Existing Team
Taking over to lead your existing team is both exciting and a tough challenge. I share with you my experience with a few challenging times that I took over my existing team, my tips for establishing your leadership in the first 30 days and how you can approach shaping the team's objectives in the first 30 days. Check out my Instagram or Twitter to chat about today's episode.
18 minutes | Mar 31, 2019
Developing Our Future Leaders
Leadership development is a leadership responsibility that is so easy to overlook. I know that as leaders we are extremely busy and need to prioritize every minute of every day. In this episode I share with you how I focus my efforts and the company's resource. I also share with you how I follow through to make sure we get the most out of our efforts and investment. Check out my Instagram or Twitter to chat about this episode.
14 minutes | Mar 24, 2019
Social Media Puzzle 2
I'm still trying to solve the Social Media Puzzle. In this episode I give you an update on my journey, tie back to what I said I was going to do in Episode 11, share new lessons learned, and talk about my plans for what's next. Check out my Instagram or Twitter to chat about this episode.
14 minutes | Mar 17, 2019
5 Laws of Doing You
There is so much content out there about being yourself and being authentic, but when does being yourself become arrogance or complacency? I have come up with 5 laws that I believe we need to follow to make sure that we are Doing You in the right way. I want you to be true to yourself AND feel good about your actions.
17 minutes | Mar 10, 2019
Are You Prepared?
I discuss the gap between an idea or product being accessible and the consumer being prepared. If your idea is not accessible to your consumer or if the consumer simply is not prepared you will not be successful. Listen to my podcast to understand the concept and learn a few tips to bridge the gap. Check out my Instagram or Twitter to chat about this episode.
15 minutes | Mar 3, 2019
Illusion of Control
I discuss the Illusion of Control. We have all experienced times when we or someone else went overboard on structure or created chaos to save the day. These are just coping mechanisms for NOT being in control. Listen to my experience with both of these and how I try to take a more balanced and reasonable approach. Check out my Instagram or Twitter to chat about this episode.
17 minutes | Feb 24, 2019
We all inherit traits and values from our parents and grandparents. Listen to how I used self-reflection to identify what I inherited and how I used that self-reflection as input to my Life Plan by aligning those to my talents and what I enjoy doing. Check out my Instagram or Twitter to chat about this episode.
15 minutes | Feb 17, 2019
I have used Visualization as a powerful tool throughout my life and career. I have seen benefit from playing sports to cooking meals to eulogies to presentations at work. I share with you some of my experiences and practical tips to apply visualization with your team. Check out my Instagram or Twitter to chat about this episode.
15 minutes | Feb 10, 2019
As a leader you can get your team moving forward quickly by Simplifying Complexity upfront. In this episode I share how I learned to Simplify Complexity and how it has benefited me in my career. I also share with you an exercise that I use with my team to Simplify Complexity. Check out my Instagram or Twitter to chat about this episode.
14 minutes | Feb 3, 2019
Putting Others First may have a short term sacrifice, but the long term positivity is tremendous. In this episode I discuss a crucible I had early in my career that provided me with growth, a valuable lesson, and was my first taste of Flip the Script. Check out my Instagram or Twitter to chat about this episode.
13 minutes | Jan 27, 2019
Sometimes it is better to give a customer what they want instead of giving them "just" what they need. See how I learned this lesson in my life, how a disconnect between the two can lead to poor team perception and how the Customer Correct tool can help ensure you do not have a disconnect between the two. Check out my Instagram or Twitter to chat about this episode.
15 minutes | Jan 20, 2019
In this podcast episode I discuss a workplace equality topic when I explore challenges women may encounter when trying to approach having a family and a career. I give my perspective on how we as leaders can ensure we are creating a culture that supports options. Check out my Instagram or Twitter to chat about today's episode.
15 minutes | Jan 13, 2019
In this podcast episode I discuss the interview process. I share with you my tips on getting an interview, how to approach being interviewed and the best approach to conducting an interview. Check out my Instagram or Twitter to chat about today's episode.
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