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Dare to Fly Higher: Become a High-Impact Leader
50 minutes | 4 months ago
Episode 028: Leading Innovation with Dr. Lily Cushenbery
In this episode, I’m talking with Dr. Lily Cushenbery, an Associate Professor of Management and Leadership at Stony Brook University in New York. Lily will share some research and insights on leading innovation — what makes an innovative team, and how leaders can foster more innovation within their teams. Dr. Lily Cushenbery is an Assistant Professor of Management at Stony Brook University and the director of the Leadership & Creativity Research Lab. Her work in leadership, innovation, and conflict applies science-based approaches to practical organizational problems. Her research focuses on 1) the process by which leaders overcome failures and 2) the dynamics of innovative teams. Dr. Cushenbery’s consulting clients include the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), Del Monte Foods, Big Heart Pet Brands, PNC Bank, and Gold Coast Bank. Prior to joining Stony Brook, Dr. Cushenbery was a Post Doctoral Research Fellow at the International Center for the Study of Terrorism, where she studied the process of terrorist deradicalization for a grant from the Office of Naval Research. She holds a Ph.D. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from Penn State University and a B.A. in Psychology from California State University, Fresno. The post Episode 028: Leading Innovation with Dr. Lily Cushenbery appeared first on Skybound Coaching & Training.
43 minutes | 6 months ago
Episode 027: Improv Comedy Lessons for Leaders with Juliana Ashley
I talk with Juliana Ashley, a leadership coach with a background as an improv performer, for an exploration of improv comedy lessons for leaders. We’ll discuss the ‘rules’ of improv and how leaders can use them to strengthen their presence, communication, and influence. Juliana is a certified leadership and executive coach, speaker, and trainer. She brings over 20 years of experience in law, the corporate world, television reporting, and improv comedy to her work as a coach and trainer. Juliana believes that creativity is an important part of finding fulfillment and making connections. In her early years as a comedy improvisation performer and television reporter for the Houston Astros, Juliana learned life-changing tools and techniques for cultivating authenticity, building relationships and living a meaningful life. The post Episode 027: Improv Comedy Lessons for Leaders with Juliana Ashley appeared first on Skybound Coaching & Training.
40 minutes | 7 months ago
Episode 026: Own Your Development as a Leader with Dr. David Day
In this interview with Dr. David Day, a leadership researcher and scholar, we discuss how you can own your development as a leader through ongoing daily practices. David is the Academic Director of the Kravis Leadership Institute and a Professor of Psychology at Claremont McKenna College in California, where he studies organizational leadership, identity and leadership development. David has published more than 100 peer-reviewed journal articles, books, and book chapters on leadership. And it’s been said that his work to develop a science of leadership development has been among the most impactful theoretical contributions in the practice of developing leaders. The post Episode 026: Own Your Development as a Leader with Dr. David Day appeared first on Skybound Coaching & Training.
40 minutes | 9 months ago
Episode 025: The Power of Mindsets with Chris Kenney
My guest for this episode is Chris Kenney, a sales and business development coach. We’ll explore the power of mindsets and what role they play in creating our results as leaders and entrepreneurs. I’ll also ask him for some tips on being persuasive and building influence. You can find out more about Chris Kenney at chriskenneycoaching.com. The post Episode 025: The Power of Mindsets with Chris Kenney appeared first on Skybound Coaching & Training.
38 minutes | a year ago
Episode 024: Creativity and Play at Work with Kim McGaw
I talk with Kim McGaw, a leadership coach and consultant with a background in improvisational comedy training at Chicago’s Second City. We discuss how leaders and teams can incorporate creativity and play into their culture, interactions, and approach to problem solving. Kim is Managing Director of Uniquely Human, a consultancy that provides relevant, learner-centered development of uniquely human capabilities. Kim has a Mary Poppins-like knack for getting people to do things outside their comfort zones that help achieve the desired business results, and have fun along the way. She is a highly skilled speaker, facilitator, and executive coach with effective outside-the-box methods that generate impact. Kim has a Bachelor of Arts in French Studies and Art History from Northwestern University, and a masters in coaching and positive psychology from University College Cork in Ireland. She previously served as Director of Professional Development at Rice University’s Glasscock School of Continuing Studies where she also taught a course entitled “Thinking on Your Feet”. The post Episode 024: Creativity and Play at Work with Kim McGaw appeared first on Skybound Coaching & Training.
50 minutes | a year ago
Episode 023: Do You See Yourself as a Leader? Leader Identity with Sally Helgesen
I talk with author and leadership coach Sally Helgesen, who cowrote the recent best-selling book “How Women Rise” with Marshall Goldsmith. Sally and I discuss what it means to adopt a leader identity – really seeing yourself as a leader regardless of your position and title, and what internal barriers can hold us back from doing that. We also explore the topics of authenticity and leadership presence. Sally is cited in Forbes as the world’s premier expert on women’s leadership. For the last thirty years, her mission has been to help women leaders around the world recognize, articulate and act on their greatest strengths. She also works with senior teams seeking to build more inclusive cultures. Sally’s previous books include The Female Advantage: Women’s Ways of Leadership, hailed as a classic and continuously in print since 1990, and The Female Vision: Women’s Real Power at Work, which explores how women’s strategic insights can strengthen their careers and their organizations. The Web of Inclusion: A New Architecture for Building Great Organizations, published in 1995, was cited in The Wall Street Journal as one of the best books on leadership of all time and credited with bringing the language of inclusion into business. In addition to delivering workshops and keynotes in corporations, partnership firms, universities and associations around the world, Sally has consulted with the UN on building more inclusive country offices in Africa and Asia and led seminars at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and Smith College. She is a contributing editor for Strategy + Business magazine and a member of the MG 100 Coaching Network and the New York and International Women’s Forums. She lives in Chatham, NY. The post Episode 023: Do You See Yourself as a Leader? Leader Identity with Sally Helgesen appeared first on Skybound Coaching & Training.
41 minutes | a year ago
Episode 022: Navigating Difficult Conversations with Dr. Marcia Reynolds
I talk with Dr. Marcia Reynolds, a behavioral scientist, master coach and author, about how leaders can better navigate difficult conversations, especially when emotions are involved. Dr. Marcia Reynolds is President of Covisioning LLC. She’s a master of teaching others how to engage in powerful conversations that connect, influence, and activate change, even when emotions are strong. Marcia has a doctoral degree in Organizational Psychology and two master’s degrees in Education and Communications. Marcia is the author of “Outsmart Your Brain” and “The Discomfort Zone: How Leaders Turn Difficult Conversations into Breakthroughs,” and will be releasing a new book, “Coach the Person, Not the Problem” in June, 2020. Dr. Reynolds has trained and coached leaders in 41 countries and has presented at the Harvard Kennedy School, Cornell University, Smith College, Almaty Management University in Kazakhstan, and The National Research University in Moscow. She has appeared in business publications in Europe and Asia, and has appeared on ABC World News. Marcia, a pioneer in the coaching industry, was the 5th global president of the International Coach Federation and one of the first to earn the Master Certified Coach credential. She is also a past president of the Association for Coach Training Organizations. The post Episode 022: Navigating Difficult Conversations with Dr. Marcia Reynolds appeared first on Skybound Coaching & Training.
60 minutes | a year ago
Episode 021: Learning Leadership with Jim Kouzes
I interview bestselling author and leadership researcher Jim Kouzes. We examine the idea that anyone can learn leadership and explore 5 steps for doing so. Jim is internationally known in the leadership development arena. He co-wrote the book “The Leadership Challenge”, which has sold millions of copies world-wide, and according to the Wall Street Journal, Jim is one of the 12 best executive educators in the United States. Jim is the Dean’s Executive Fellow of Leadership at the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University, and also lectures on leadership around the world to corporations, governments, and nonprofits. In addition to the book “The Leadership Challenge,” he’s also co-written many other books with his colleague and coauthor Barry Posner, including “Learning Leadership” – one of their newest publications and one we’ll be focusing on in today’s discussion. For more on Jim Kouzes and his work, visit leadershipchallenge.com The post Episode 021: Learning Leadership with Jim Kouzes appeared first on Skybound Coaching & Training.
44 minutes | 2 years ago
Episode 020: Taking a Coach Approach to Leadership & Creating a Coaching Culture with Sara Smith
I talk with Master Certified Coach and former IBM leader Sara Smith about what it looks like to take a coach approach to leadership, what it means for organizations to create a coaching culture, and how these approaches benefit teams and organizations. Sara Smith is a leader in the coaching field and is currently the Vice Chair of the International Coach Federation board of directors. She’s also the CEO of Smith Leadership. The post Episode 020: Taking a Coach Approach to Leadership & Creating a Coaching Culture with Sara Smith appeared first on Skybound Coaching & Training.
42 minutes | 2 years ago
Episode 019: Receiving Feedback: How to View It, Get It, & Make it Effective with Charlee Garden
I interview leadership and organization development consultant Charlee Garden about receiving feedback — Why it matters, how to view it, how to get it, & some strategies for making it more effective. Charlee Garden has more than 20 years of experience in the organizational effectiveness field, and has has consulted for clients including Google, Citi Group and Goldman Sachs. She also teaches leadership at the University of Texas. Prior to founding her own firm, Garden & Co., Charlee worked at Bell Labs, AT&T and JP Morgan Chase. The post Episode 019: Receiving Feedback: How to View It, Get It, & Make it Effective with Charlee Garden appeared first on Skybound Coaching & Training.
36 minutes | 2 years ago
Episode 018: Purposeful Living, Life Transitions & Leadership with John Schuster
I talk with leadership coach, author, and teacher John Schuster about purposeful living and working, life transitions, and becoming a better leader. John is the author of “Answering Your Call” and “The Power of Your Past.” Learn more at johnpschuster.com. The post Episode 018: Purposeful Living, Life Transitions & Leadership with John Schuster appeared first on Skybound Coaching & Training.
44 minutes | 2 years ago
Episode 017: Character, Introversion & Solitude in Leadership with Mike Erwin
I interview leadership expert and author Mike Erwin about personal character, positive psychology, introversion and extroversion in leadership, and the benefits of solitude for leaders. The post Episode 017: Character, Introversion & Solitude in Leadership with Mike Erwin appeared first on Skybound Coaching & Training.
42 minutes | 2 years ago
Episode 016: Strengthening Your Influence as a Leader with Kim Moore
I talk with executive coach Kim Moore all about influence, what it looks and feels like, the difference between positional and personal influence, and some strategies for strengthening your own influence as a leader. The post Episode 016: Strengthening Your Influence as a Leader with Kim Moore appeared first on Skybound Coaching & Training.
42 minutes | 3 years ago
Episode 015: Career Advancement, Communication & Productivity with Dirk Van Slyke
I talk with consultant and growth expert Dirk Van Slyke about career advancement tips, communication and authenticity, using your intuition in business, navigating failures, and some daily productivity tips. The post Episode 015: Career Advancement, Communication & Productivity with Dirk Van Slyke appeared first on Skybound Coaching & Training.
48 minutes | 3 years ago
Episode 014: Purpose, Values & Your Personal Brand with Robin Tooms
I speak with branding and marketing expert Robin Tooms about clarifying the purpose and values behind your personal brand, and how those elements are expressed on LinkedIn, resumes and in your elevator pitch. The post Episode 014: Purpose, Values & Your Personal Brand with Robin Tooms appeared first on Skybound Coaching & Training.
43 minutes | 3 years ago
Episode 013: Mindful Leadership & Increasing Your Mindfulness with Dr. Elizabeth Slator
The episode features an interview with Dr. Elizabeth Slator, a professor, consultant & certified coach specializing in mindfulness-based leadership, health and human performance & sports psychology. We discuss mindful leadership and how to increase your own mindfulness. The post Episode 013: Mindful Leadership & Increasing Your Mindfulness with Dr. Elizabeth Slator appeared first on Skybound Coaching & Training.
60 minutes | 3 years ago
Episode 012: Emotional Intelligence & Leadership with Drew Bird
I interview leadership consultant & trainer Drew Bird about emotional intelligence – what it is, why it’s important, some related models and skills, and a few tips for how you can begin to strengthen your own emotional intelligence. The post Episode 012: Emotional Intelligence & Leadership with Drew Bird appeared first on Skybound Coaching & Training.
33 minutes | 3 years ago
Episode 011: Ineffective Leaders, Leadership Challenges & Failures. Part 2 with Dr. Tom Kolditz
In part 2 of an interview with General Tom Kolditz, we discuss his views on ineffective leaders, leadership challenges and failures, leading in crisis situations, and something he learned by being a skydiving instructor. The post Episode 011: Ineffective Leaders, Leadership Challenges & Failures. Part 2 with Dr. Tom Kolditz appeared first on Skybound Coaching & Training.
37 minutes | 3 years ago
Episode 010: What Makes a Leader with Dr. Tom Kolditz, Part 1
This episode features part 1 of an interview with leadership expert, speaker, author and scholar Dr. Tom Kolditz. Tom is also a Retired Brigadier General and the Founding Director of the Doerr Institute for New Leaders at Rice University. We discuss Tom’s views on work/life integration, leadership, what makes a leader, the importance of developing a personal “leader identity,” and wisdom for influencing others. The post Episode 010: What Makes a Leader with Dr. Tom Kolditz, Part 1 appeared first on Skybound Coaching & Training.
51 minutes | 3 years ago
Episode 009: Personal Brand Design, Websites & Resumes with Graphic Designers Jennifer Blanco & John Earles
I talk with graphic design experts and entrepreneurs Jennifer Blanco and John Earles (of Spindletop Design and Workhorse Printmakers) about personal brand design, personal websites, leveraging your brand to move up, resume design tips, starting a brand as an entrepreneur, working with graphic designers and your social media presence. The post Episode 009: Personal Brand Design, Websites & Resumes with Graphic Designers Jennifer Blanco & John Earles appeared first on Skybound Coaching & Training.
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