22 minutes | Mar 30th 2021

037: LeRoy Dennison Illustrates How We Can Value Others

On Tuesdays and Thursdays, I invite guests to share personal stories about small acts of leadership that help shape their lives. In Episode 37, LeRoy Dennison discusses how crucial first impressions are, how we should show value to the people in our organizations, and shares advice about supporting direct reports with the annual performance review process. 01:23 Prologue: A Lifelong Learner and Steward After more than 22 years serving in the U.S. Coast Guard and about a decade working at Apple Inc. as a Senior Manager, LeRoy volunteers his time to protecting, preserving, and supporting the Alafia River State Park. LeRoy is the President & Secretary of Friends of Alafia, Inc., a nonprofit dedicated to preserving the environment while providing resource-based recreational opportunities to the public. 06:22 Part 1: First Impressions When meeting someone for the first time, the First impressions can have a lasting effect. LeRoy shares something his mother explained about first impressions. 06:22 Part 2: Valuing Others LeRoy shares a story about his commanding officer in the Coast Guard. Regardless of career level, LeRoy illustrates how we can value the people in our organizations. 14:43 Part 3: Life Happens LeRoy shares advice about preparing direct reports for annual performance reviews. Also, he encourages us to recognize that our personal experiences can affect our work. _________________________________ How You Can Support the Show Unlabeled Leadership is a free service for people to learn about leadership. If you want to support the show, you can make a $0.99 donation. Your support reduces production expenses. https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/support No transcript available (future enhancement) Episode links LeRoy’s LinkedIn Profile W. Edwards Deming: Wikipedia Entry Article: How to Use the Deming Cycle for Continuous Quality Improvement Gary DePaul website  Gary’s books:   What the Heck Is Leadership and Why Should I Care?   Nine Practices of 21st Century Leadership  Background Music You can find all the musical tracks at Envato Elements. 00:00 Theme music: Uplift Corporate Inspire by OlexandrIgnatov 01:04 Happy & Fun Big Beat by pinkzebra 06:08 Jazzy Swinging by _Blacksmith_ 14:26 The Jazz Piano by TexasBrother 20:50 Fun and Flirty by BrownHouseMedia Lead on! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/support
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