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Out of the Comfort Zone
56 minutes | Nov 26, 2021
Encore Better Meetings, Better Conversations
Everyone complains about the number of meetings and the ineffectiveness of meetings. What if you had tools and processes that would help you lead more productive meetings? What if those same processes helped make all conversations more effective? Tune in to find out how.
56 minutes | Nov 19, 2021
Insights from Mentors with Scott Miller
Often there are people who have an influence on our lives, our thinking and our careers. We call these people mentors whether they know their impact or not. Interviewing leading thinkers on a weekly basis means that you meet a lot of mentors who leave you with key insights. Tune in to hear the mentors my guest has met and the lessons he has abstracted from a few key individuals.
56 minutes | Nov 12, 2021
Good Talk with Daniel Stillman
Conversations are ultimately essential for business – maybe for life as well. Some conversations are exciting and inspiring, some are difficult and others cover a whole range of emotions. Ineffective meetings, where most conversations happen, cost $37 billion a year. Tune in if you want to know how to have better conversations, breakthrough conversations and effective meetings.
56 minutes | Nov 5, 2021
How to Inspire and Engage with Joel Schwartzberg
Your job as a leader is to inspire and engage people. Communication is the means of accomplishing those goals. What do you need to do differently to inspire and engage more? Tune in to hear how.
57 minutes | Oct 29, 2021
Achieving Audacious Goals with Brad Borkan
In history, leaders have achieved incredible goals usually in spite of a lot of public criticism and strong oppositon. The advantage of looking at history is that we know the results, often decades later, had the impact the leader had hoped it would, perhaps even more so. For example consider the building of the Panama Canal. It was a near disaster and it costs lots of lives, but the ultimate impact has been enormous. How did the leader perserve, what kept him going and what really led to success? The lessons are powerful for today.
56 minutes | Oct 22, 2021
Becoming a Leader with Angie Morgan
Whether you manage a team or not, you are leading when you influence people and outcomes. How do you become a spark in your organization regardless of your title and seniority? How do you create a culture of accountability and feedback? How do you create alignment? Tune in to hear these are more.
56 minutes | Oct 15, 2021
Work Made Fun with Bob Nelson
Have you stopped to think about how much fun you have at work or how much fun your team would like to have? What would be the impact on productivity and engagement if you increased the amount of fun? How can you do so even if you are not a funny person? Tune in to hear why and how.
58 minutes | Oct 8, 2021
Influence and Woo with Richard Shell
This is the second in a two-part series on influence. You have decided what needs to happen; now how do you “sell the idea” or even yourself? Tune in to hear what research and experience says are the key factors in your ultimate outcome.
57 minutes | Oct 1, 2021
Conscience with Richard Shell
This is the first of a two part series on influence. We begin with looking at the toughest cases of influence – those that put pressure on you to go against your core values whether that’s because everyone else is doing so, because no one else has spoken up or because a person of power is applying pressure. How do you think through these situations? What do you do? Tune in to evaluate your approach to your ethics.
56 minutes | Sep 24, 2021
Talking to People Who Drive You Crazy with Mark Goulston
Everyone at some point deals with team members, peers and even bosses who act “crazy”, irrational and even hostile. It’s the biggest source of stress at work. What can you do to talk to someone who is acting crazy and without becoming crazy yourself? Tune in to hear insightful tactics.
57 minutes | Sep 17, 2021
Leading with Allison Arzeno
In this interview with an entrepreneurial leader, we focus on the leadership journey, the transition from being the expert to leading at a larger scale and the experiences and insights along the way. Tune in to be inspired about your own career.
54 minutes | Sep 10, 2021
Facilitating Breakthroughs with Adam Kahane
When there is tension and conflict, what can you do to facilitate a better conversation and reach a breakthrough? Tune in to hear more about why facilitation is essential for managing conflict and how you can get better.
57 minutes | Sep 3, 2021
Tough Conversations with Roberta Matuson
Regardless where you work or what your level of responsibility, everyone has to have a tough conversation occasionally from finding the courage to ask for a raise to saying no or dealing with a difficult peer. Tune in to learn how to have these difficult conversations in the best way possible.
55 minutes | Aug 27, 2021
Encore Staying Motivated in Tough Times with Brad Borkan
In challenging times right now and in months ahead, leaders need better insight on keeping motivation within their teams. What better example than Antarctic explorers who faced enormous adversity, kept the team moving and lived to tell the story. You may think you know these stories, but do you know the secrets to their team spirit? Tune in to learn how their tactics might apply to you.
56 minutes | Aug 20, 2021
Encore Social Signals that Increase Influence with Sandy Pentland
What if you knew that four social signals would improve your ability to win a sale, negotiate salary, bring a team together, been seen as a leader or even get a date? They can. Tune in to hear what the signals are and how they work.
59 minutes | Aug 13, 2021
The Culture Puzzle with Mario Moussa
Where ever you work, whatever you are trying to accomplish in your business, culture comes first. Tune in to hear why that is true and to learn what to you can do to foster a better culture.
56 minutes | Aug 6, 2021
Saving Face with Maya Hu-Chan
Whereever you work, you probably interact and collaborate with people from a range of cultures. What do you need to do to insure that you are being culturally aware and helping people “save face”? Tune in to learn what this concept really means, what it doesn’t mean and what you can do be a great colleague, fabulous leader in all cultures.
63 minutes | Jul 30, 2021
Inclusive Cultures with Stefanie Johnson
As a leader, you know the value of hiring great talent – talent with diverse experiences, perspectives and backgrounds. The power of the team you have assembled now depends on your ability to create an inclusive culture which balances uniqueness with belonging. What does that look like? What do you need to do? How can you take steps today to move in the right direction? Tune in to hear more about the latest research and advice.
57 minutes | Jul 23, 2021
Changing Culture with Kevin Oakes
Many leaders talk about changing the culture of their organizations. Few succeed. Tune in to learn about best practices of the companies that do succeed along with advice on how to return to the office and not destroy your culture.
57 minutes | Jul 16, 2021
Convergence with Deborah Westphal
There are so many forces shaping the future of your business. What are they? What’s unique today? How are they impacting you as a leader? What does it mean for how you interact with customers, employees, suppliers, shareholders and the larger community? Tune in to hear more.
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