41 minutes | Oct 30, 2019
Conflict is Underrated with Liz Kislik
Welcome to episode 30 of the Thriving Leaders Podcast, brought to you by Jasondyk.com. Today I’m talking with Liz Kislik who is an incredible woman. She’s a management consultant, executive coach, and a facilitator. She’s a frequent contributor to the Harvard Business Review and Entrepreneur and has a great Ted Talk. In this conversation, we cover a wide amount of subjects including why conflict is so underrated in organizations today. Here’s a bit of what we cover: Why conflict is underrated What are the risks of not having conflict? Should you have an open door policy? Structured and unstructured ways to build your teamGiving your attention is your biggest asset Switching from an open door policy to an open-face policy The importance of safe places Here are some of the things mentioned in today’s episode: Liz’s WebsiteFind Liz on TwitterLiz on LinkedInFree Field Guide and Checklist to Conflict Liz’s Ted Talk Sam Horn (Expert on Communication)Liz’s articles on Harvard Business review The Thriving Leaders podcast is brought to you by Jason Dykstra. If you found this episode valuable to you, please share it with someone in your community who may benefit from it. Thanks for listening!
52 minutes | Sep 9, 2019
Redefining ‘Badass’ with Mike Cameron
Welcome to episode 29 of the Thriving Leaders Podcast, brought to you by Jasondyk.com. Sometimes life happens to throw different people across your path, and today that person is Mike Cameron. Mike Cameron is a professional speaker, business owner and entrepreneur, runner, and he has an important message to share. It’s about reconnecting with our emotions and so much more. Here’s a little of what we talked about: Practicing for the storm during times of calmLosing Colleen Redefining the word ‘Badass’ Are you dealing with the symptom or the root? What’s really happening with men? Redeveloping emotional reconnection Sitting with grief Something’s got to change – maybe it’s youPracticing with your sphere of control Here are some of the things mentioned in today’s episode: Mike Cameron’s WebsiteKouzes & Posner’s book – The Leadership Challenge Mike’s InstagramMike’s #Makestuffchallenge video Jason’s #Makestuffchallenge video A Letter to Rachel by Ramdass The Thriving Leaders podcast is brought to you by Jason Dykstra. If you found this episode valuable to you, please share it with someone in your community who may benefit from it. Thanks for listening!
64 minutes | Jul 17, 2019
Women Disrupted with Karen SD #whenweallwinweallwin
Welcome to episode 28 of the Thriving Leaders Podcast, brought to you by Jasondyk.com. Since the day we started this podcast I knew one day I would have my friend Karen Schulman-Dupuis on this show. So I’m excited that today we are talking with her! Named one of BetaKit’s 40 Women in Canadian Tech Worth Following, Karen SD is routinely called a force of nature. She is a speaker, writer, designer, teacher, mentor, and a shift disturber. Karen is a passionate supporter of women in their leadership and career trajectories, a champion of diversity and inclusion as a growth strategy and a leadership competency, and of increasing the ration odiversity within technology companies and startups in Canada. Here’s a little of what we talked about: Balancing work and life How women’s careers are being disrupted The invisible population Why this disruption is happening Embracing FTS (F%&k That Shit) Choosing not to bite your tongue How we can start living in awareness The danger and importance of using your voice How men can be an ally for women How do you...
52 minutes | Jun 26, 2019
Leading and Worshiping with Brooke Nicholls
Welcome to episode 27 of the Thriving Leaders Podcast, brought to you by Jasondyk.com. Today we are sitting down with the 2019 Gospel Music Awards Female Vocalist Brooke Nicholls. Brooke is a Worship Leader and Songwriter from Toronto, Ontario, where she serves as a staff Worship leader at C4 Church. When she’s not at her home church, she’s leading worship at different churches and ministries across Canada and beyond. Here’s a little bit of what we talked about: Being in the spotlight What does it mean to be a worship leader? How to prepare yourself to lead Preparing yourself for negativity and negative comments Developing a spiritual gift of mercy Dealing with darkness and brokenness Surrounding yourself with the right people What it’s like working with your spouse The importance of being present Here are some of the things we mentioned in today’s episode: Brooke’s website Brooke’s Instagram Brooke’s Facebook
41 minutes | Apr 28, 2019
Turning Enemies into Allies with Judy Ringer
Welcome to episode 25 of the Thriving Leaders Podcast, brought to you by Jasondyk.com. Today we are sitting down with Judy Ringer! Judy Ringer is the founder of Power & Presence Training and an international speaker and coach where she brings to life essential conflict skills such as self-management under pressure and appreciation of other viewpoints. She’s worked with clients such as GE, Sony Corporation, Honda, Frito-Lay, Bose, and many more. Judy lives in Portsmouth, NH where she is also the founder of Portsmouth Aikido. Here’s a little bit of what we talked about in this episode: Why aikido The importance of moving with energy Why working on yourself first is important Why multi-partiality is better than being neutral Acknowledging someone’s perspective does not equal agreement The importance of listening Following up after a facilitated conversation Can you afford not to deal with conflict? Here are some of the things mentioned in today’s episode: Judy’s first book: Unlikely Teachers Turn Enemies Into Allies – Judy’s new book! The Leadership Challenge by Kouzes & Posner Judy’s website Judy’s Youtube Channel The Thriving...
60 minutes | Mar 18, 2019
Day One Leadership with Drew Dudley
Welcome to episode 25 of the Thriving Leaders Podcast, brought to you by Jasondyk.com. Today we are sitting down with Speaker and Author Drew Dudley. Drew is the Founder & Chief Catalyst of Day One Leadership which helps organizations around the world increase their leadership capacity. His clients have included some of the world’s most dynamic companies and organizations, including McDonald’s, Dreamworks Animation, JP Morgan Chase, and over75 colleges and universities. Drew’s TED talk was voted one of the most 15 inspirational TED Talks of all time and it was such a pleasure to chat with him. Here’s a little of what we talked about: Why leadership heroes come from those around you Expanding our views on leadership Finding your values The importance of starting on Day 1 Finding where your priorities lie Developing self-compassion How we can grow in our self-awareness The importance of healing in leadership The art of Kintsugi Here are some of the things mentioned in today’s episode: Drew Dudley’s website This is Day One Book Drew’s Instagram Everyday Leadership TED Talk Video Drew on Twitter Drew...
58 minutes | Feb 22, 2019
024 – More Than You Can Handle With Nate Pyle
Welcome to episode 24 of the Thriving Leaders Podcast, brought to you by Jasondyk.com. Today we are sitting down with Pastor, author, and writer Nate Pyle. I had the chance to meet Nate about a year ago at Calvin College’s Festival of Faith and Writing, so it was great to reconnect again! Nate has a new book coming out entitled: More Than You Can Handle: When Life’s Overwhelming Pain Meets God’s Overcoming Grace. You can pick it up on Amazon right here. Here’s a little bit of what we chatted about: Will God give you more than you can handle? Does good always come out of tragedy? How do we sit with people in the middle of their suffering? Why we feel uncomfortable and what we can do about it James Finely’s quote: God protects us from nothing but sustains us through everything The importance of empathy in suffering Embracing vulnerability from the pulpit Wrestling with faith as certainty Here are some of the things/people mentioned in this book: More Than You Can Handle – Nate’s new book Every Day is...
37 minutes | Jan 11, 2019
023 – Leadership and Coaching With Cinnie Noble
Welcome to episode 23 of the Thriving Leaders Podcast, brought to you by Jasondyk.com. Today we are having a conversation with Cinnie Noble who is a coach, an author, and an incredible trainer and speaker. Cinnie has had some incredible accomplishments over the years notably the award of Excellence in Alternative Dispute Resolution and the Golden and Diamond Jubilee Medal in honour of her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Here is a little bit of what we chatted about: What’s the importance of coaching? What makes conflict healthy or unhealthy? Taking conflict personally How can leaders start managing conflict? Self-differentiation – how do we respond to personal attacks? Listening as an ethical act The importance of curiosity and humility How do you instill a spirit of curiosity? What makes a powerful question? Here are some of the things mentioned in this episode: Cinnie’s Website Conflict Mastery: Questions to Guide You Conflict Management Coaching: The Cinergy Model Cinnie’s Weekly Blog Self-Assessment Tools The Thriving Leaders podcast is brought to you by Jason Dykstra. Interested in growing your conflict and leadership skills? Take a...
48 minutes | Dec 7, 2018
022 – Leading Your Organization Through Music with Roger Nierenburg
Welcome to episode 22 of the Thriving Leaders Podcast, brought to you by Credence & Co. On this month’s episode Jason had the chance to sit down with conductor, author, and founder, Roger Nierenburg. Roger has had some incredible accomplishments such as leading the Jacksonville and Stamford Symphony. Roger is also the founder of the Music Paradigm. Here is a little bit of what we chatted about: How can leaders learn from orchestras? Why does the Music Paradigm work so well? How can we get new angles on the same issue? What does it look like to “tune” your organization? Valuing the collective results over individual results The importance of presence Figuring out your contribution to the system Exploring your awareness How does a conductor/leader impact an orchestra/company? Exploring the blindspots of leaders Here are some of the things mentioned in this episode: The Music Paradigm Maestro: A Surprising Story About Leading by Listening The Thriving Leaders podcast is brought to you from Credence & Co. If you found this episode valuable to you, please share it with someone in your community...
51 minutes | Nov 8, 2018
The Intersection of Faith and Leadership with James Kelly
Welcome to episode 21 of the Thriving Leaders Podcast, brought to you by Credence & Co. Today Jason had the chance to sit down with the founder of FaithTech, James Kelly. Here is a little bit of what we chatted about: The intersection of faith and tech How hackathons are changing lives The most influential leaders Do you need a title to be a leader? The opportunity for inter-generational communities Combining work and faith Here are some of the things mentioned in this episode: Faithtech Faithtech on Facebook Faithtech on Instagram Tim Keller – Every Good Endeavour The Faithtech Institute Email James: email@example.com The Thriving Leaders podcast is brought to you from Credence & Co. If you found this episode valuable to you, please share it with someone in your community who may benefit from it. Thanks for listening!