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#267: The 4 Dimensions of Culture
In this episode, we explore the four dimensions of character in leadership, the significance of being vulnerable and transparent in order to establish trust with team members, as well as the challenges of self-management and the need for leaders to prioritize effectively. You’ll learn the concept of teachability and the role it plays in demonstrating humility along with the value of courage in standing up for what is right and making tough decisions. References: Download the FREE Learner Guide for this episode at MaxwellLeadership.com/Podcast Become a member of the Maxwell Leadership Certified Team!
23/11/2023 • 21 minutes 36 seconds
#266: How to Build a Legendary Brand with Scott Wozniak
Join hosts Chris Goede and Perry Holley as they welcome renowned brand expert Scott Wozniak back to the studio to unlock the secrets of building an iconic brand. Drawing from his vast experiences with industry giants like Chick-fil-A and Harley Davidson, Scott shares invaluable insights on understanding customer needs and values, as well as the importance of operational excellence and how it cultivates trust among customers. They uncover the power of creating unforgettable moments and forging emotional connections, leading to positive word-of-mouth and sustainable growth. Don't miss out on this opportunity to uncover the key ingredients to crafting a legendary brand. References: Download the FREE Learner Guide for this episode at MaxwellLeadership.com/Podcast</
16/11/2023 • 28 minutes 53 seconds
#265 How to Build a Legendary Career with Scott Wozniak
Guest speaker Scott Wozniak joins Perry and Chris on this episode to discuss how to build a legendary career where passion and purpose overlap. Sharing from his personal journey of discovering his true passion, Scott cautions against the common mistake of pursuing a career simply because one is good at it. He emphasizes the importance of identifying what truly ignites one's passion and aligning that with a sense of purpose. Listeners will gain insights on how to create a meaningful and fulfilling professional journey. References: Download the FREE Learner Guide for this episode at MaxwellLeadership.com/Podcast Purchase Make Your Brand Legendary by Scott Wozniak Become a Maxwell Leadership Certified Team Member!
09/11/2023 • 24 minutes 36 seconds
#264 Influential Selling with Susan Davis (Part 2)
In this episode, our hosts continue their discussion with Susan Davis on the topic of influential selling. They introduce the concept of countering objections as a crucial aspect of the selling process. Susan emphasizes the importance of viewing objections as buying signals and provides strategies to handle objections effectively. The hosts also touch on common objections, such as price and status quo, and explain how to address them. Throughout the episode, they highlight the significance of relationship-building, adding value, and building trust with customers in the sales process. References: MaxwellLeadership.com/PrivateWorkshop Download the FREE Learner Guide for this episode at MaxwellLeadership.com/Podcast Becom
02/11/2023 • 20 minutes 16 seconds
#263: Influential Selling with Susan Davis (Part 1)
In this episode, Chris Goede and Perry Holley interview Susan Davis, an executive facilitator and coach, about influential selling. They discuss the importance of understanding personality styles in sales and how it can lead to better connections with customers. Susan shares insights on how influential selling differs from other sales methodologies, combining personality styles, leadership principles, and hardcore sales techniques. They also highlight the unique features of their influential selling course, such as teaching participants how to uncover needs, handle objections, and create value for customers. Overall, this episode aims to revolutionize the way listeners approach sales and increase their ability to influence others. References: MaxwellLeadership.com/PrivateWorkshop Download the FREE Learner Guide for this episode at MaxwellLeadership.com/Podcast.
26/10/2023 • 22 minutes 54 seconds
#262: Are Your People Settled?
Great leaders avoid making assumptions about the well-being and contentment of their team members. It is crucial to invest time and effort in comprehending their genuine emotions and needs. Building an atmosphere of open communication and empathy can help us better connect with those we lead and ensure their overall satisfaction and productivity. It is essential to recognize that individuals may not always express their inner concerns or desires openly, and by actively engaging in meaningful conversations and active listening, we can foster a supportive and harmonious team environment. Download the FREE Learner Guide for this episode at MaxwellLeadership.com/Podcast.
19/10/2023 • 18 minutes 20 seconds
#261: Leveraging Diversity - Dealing with Differences
Seeing different perspectives is often one of the first steps toward solving complex cultural problems that impact multiple parts of a business or team. When a leader does not recognize and work well with differences, they will risk people on the team deciding it is just safer to be like the leader. This leader loses all the advantages of having a diverse team. Download the FREE Learner Guide for this episode at MaxwellLeadership.com/Podcast.
12/10/2023 • 20 minutes 31 seconds
#260: 5 Decisions to Increase Productivity
In this episode of the Maxwell Leadership Executive Podcast, we discuss how to increase personal productivity and the five essential decisions leaders need to make in order to boost their efficiency and achieve remarkable results. Download the Learner Guide for this episode at MaxwellLeadership.com/Podcast!
05/10/2023 • 19 minutes 7 seconds
#259: A Leader's Recipe for Retaining Top Talent
This episode explores the topic of retaining top talent as a leader. Even the best leaders will experience turnover, and it is key to offer an environment where people want to stay. Discover different reasons why employees may choose to leave, such as toxic culture, low salary, poor management, and a lack of work-life balance. Leaders are encouraged to have open and honest conversations with employees to understand their goals and ambitions, as well as to conduct post-departure reviews to learn from the experience and improve as a leader. Download the FREE Learner Guide for this episode at MaxwellLeadership.com/Podcast!
28/09/2023 • 18 minutes 44 seconds
#258: When Leaders Live Out Their Values
In the 5 Levels of Leadership, we ask leaders to determine their top values. For many this is the first time they have ever considered what their values are. But, if you are not aware of your values, and you are not intentionally living them out each day, you risk damaging the influence you have with others UP, DOWN, and ACROSS from you in the organization (and your home). Download the FREE Learner Guide for this episode at MaxwellLeadership.com/Podcast.
21/09/2023 • 22 minutes 42 seconds
#257: Are You a Climber or a Connector?
Self-aware leaders prioritize their team's well-being over their personal career advancement. These leaders are advocates for the individuals on their team, focusing on collaboration rather than extracting benefits from their team members. Which kind of leader are you: a Climber, focused on advancing yourself, or a Connector, focused on the team and advancing them? To access the FREE Learner Guide for this episode, please visit MaxwellLeadership.com/Podcast.
14/09/2023 • 14 minutes 31 seconds
#256: The Miracle Skill of Curiosity
When a leader develops the skill of curiosity, they send a message to those on their team. That message is, “While I have a point of view, I realize it is not the only point of view, and I would like to hear yours – I’m teachable!” When leaders exhibit curiosity, they encourage the diverse group of people on their team to have a point of view and to share it. It’s safe to say what you think. I value what you think. Access the FREE Learner Guide for this episode by visiting MaxwellLeadership.com/Podcast!
07/09/2023 • 20 minutes 24 seconds
#255: Inspiring Leaders
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe eloquently described the power and influence of inspiring leaders when he wrote: "I have come to the frightening conclusion that I am the decisive element. It is my personal approach that creates the climate. It is my daily mood that makes the weather. I can be a tool of torture or an instrument of inspiration. I can humiliate or humor, hurt or heal." Have you considered how your mood, behaviors, and actions will influence others. Researchers Jack Zenger and Joe Folkman have studied inspiring leaders and marveled at their ability to create new attitudes and emotions in others. To download the FREE Learner Guide for this episode, visit MaxwellLeadership.com/Podcast!
31/08/2023 • 20 minutes 35 seconds
#254: Is the Urgent / Not Important Quadrant Killing Productivity?
You have most likely heard of the Urgent and Important Matrix. It is officially known as the Eisenhower Matrix. The key to your productivity is not getting the most stuff done, but getting the right stuff done. And by “right stuff,” we mean your most important priorities. But what are we to do with all those urgent tasks that have a funny way of sounding important. To be a high productivity leader you need a system to capture your inputs and determine your priorities. To access the FREE Learner Guide for this episode, visit MaxwellLeadership.com/Podcast.
24/08/2023 • 23 minutes 31 seconds
#253: Making the Leap From Boss to Leader
You received the promotion, you were awarded the title, you are now the boss. The problem is that you cannot be successful long term if you stay there, you absolutely must make the leap to becoming a leader. In today's landscape, leaders drive progress, inspire greatness, and create thriving work environments while bosses try to control everything and micromanage their people. Access the FREE Learner Guide for this episode at MaxwellLeadership.com/Podcast.
17/08/2023 • 23 minutes 51 seconds
#252: Is Your Team Concerned About the (Their) Future?
How can leaders avoid creating a culture of fear and anxiety when trying to create urgency? Creating urgency is important for leaders, but it's equally important to avoid creating a culture of fear and anxiety.
10/08/2023 • 20 minutes 9 seconds
#251: How Leaders Move from Good to Great
How can you improve your leadership ability and become what others consider to be a great leader? Here are eight ideas based on 360-degree feedback data that reveal how leaders move from being good to being great. To download the FREE Learner Guide for this episode, visit MaxwellLeadership.com/Podcast!
03/08/2023 • 21 minutes 37 seconds
#250: How Can a Leader Create and Maintain Urgency?
Creating and maintaining urgency is an important aspect of leadership. Today Chris and Perry discuss a sustainable plan for nurturing a sense of urgency in your team in a healthy way. To access this episode’s FREE Learner Guide, visit MaxwellLeadership.com/Podcast.
27/07/2023 • 19 minutes 49 seconds
#249: How to Infuse Leadership In Your Team
Great leaders know that leadership is more caught than taught. Your team is watching you all the time and observing how you lead––both the good and the bad. How can you infuse leadership teaching in your team without sending everyone to a leadership development course? To download the FREE Learner Guide for this lesson, visit MaxwellLeadership.com/Podcast.
20/07/2023 • 22 minutes 29 seconds
#248: I Was Your Peer, but Now I'm Your Boss
Congratulations, your hard work and personal development has been noticed by the leadership team, and they have chosen you to become the next first-line manager in the organization. The bad news is that your new team consists of your peers who you have been working with for the past four years. How do you lead them well? Download the FREE Learner Guide for this episode at MaxwellLeadership.com/Podcast.
13/07/2023 • 21 minutes 41 seconds
#247: Developing the Prioritizer Within You
Today we focus on creating margin in one's leadership to avoid burnout and improve self-awareness. Leaders must emphasize the need to focus on the tasks that provide the most return on investment. Great leaders align priorities with team members to ensure everyone is working towards the same goals. Download the FREE Learner Guide for this episode at MaxwellLeadership.com/Podcast.
06/07/2023 • 22 minutes 8 seconds
#246: Priority Principles for Leaders
It’s not who gets the most things done, but the one you gets the right things done who wins. By winning we mean achieving the desired outcomes and results. Today, we will look into the five principles for being a high priority leader. Download the FREE Learner Guide that Accompanies this episode at MaxwellLeadership.com/Podcast!
29/06/2023 • 18 minutes 43 seconds
#245: An Intentional Leader's Guide to Influence
Great leaders emphasize the importance of transparency and vulnerability in building connection and trust among team members, particularly in leadership roles. Chris and Perry discuss how leaders can demonstrate support for their team by fulfilling even small promises and commitments, which can create a positive and productive environment that empowers individuals. Moreover, this episode highlights the significance of consistency of character in leadership and the value of being the same person in every situation. The episode concludes with the message that valuing transparency and humility can lead to stronger relationships, foster growth, and learning,
22/06/2023 • 21 minutes 56 seconds
#244: The Gen Z on My Team is Demanding a Promotion
This episode explores the topic of handling Gen Z employees who are pushing for promotions within months of being hired. The podcast discusses how offering new titles and authority can inspire employees to take on more responsibility and become accountable for project results. We present five key points leaders should consider when addressing an employee's weak influence, including transparency, expectations, and growth potential. Celebrating milestones and recognizing progress supports teamwork and engagement. Every generation in the work force can offer a unique perspective and contributions that unite teams and support growth. Download this episode's free Learner Guide at MaxwellLeadership.com/Podcast!
15/06/2023 • 25 minutes 44 seconds
Do Your People Bring You Bad News?
One natural tendency of leaders is to put forward our best selves. Like you said, we are not purposely trying to appear perfect, but we don't mind if others are impressed. It takes a secure leader to develop a culture of authenticity where everyone on the team, including the leader, is encouraged, and expected to be who they are. How can we ensure you have a culture of authenticity that promotes psychological safety for the team? Visit MaxwellLeadership.com/Podcast to download the FREE Learner Guide for this episode!
08/06/2023 • 20 minutes 55 seconds
#242: Can Your People Challenge You?
Some leaders take great offense when someone on the team disagrees with the direction and decisions that the leader is making. Do you invite dissent? Visit MaxwellLeadership.com/Podcast to download the FREE learner guide for this episode!
01/06/2023 • 19 minutes 1 second
#241: Finding Time for Leadership
When a group of leaders were asked how things were going with their leadership, one executive said, “I have been so busy lately I haven’t really had time to do a lot of leading.” What this leader doesn’t understand is that you are always leading, whether you know it or not. It makes you wonder what gets dropped when you are “busy.” Visit MaxwellLeadership.com/
25/05/2023 • 24 minutes 39 seconds
#240: How Can a Leader Become More Decisive?
John Maxwell teaches that one of the killers of momentum in your business is not making decisions in a timely manner. If you wait for other people or circumstances to dictate your direction, you slow momentum and put yourself and your business at risk. Do you struggle when it comes to making timely decisions in your business? Whether you are naturally decisive or not, leaders need to develop a decision-making process aligned with their organization's goals and values. To download this episode's FREE Learner Guide, visit MaxwellLeadership.com/Podcast.
18/05/2023 • 23 minutes 31 seconds
#239: Can You Become a Charismatic Leader?
Many think charisma is something you are born with. Charisma is a choice, and you can build charisma when you move your focus away from yourself and toward others. John shares the Charisma Principle which says, people are interested in the person who is interested in them. Charisma is a combination of personal qualities that enable someone to inspire and influence oth
11/05/2023 • 19 minutes 22 seconds
#238: The 5 Things Leaders Do
In an interview at the International Maxwell Conference (IMC) in Orlando, Florida, Maxwell Leadership thought leader Joel Manby described his view of what leaders need to be doing. Joel is the former CEO of SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment and former President and Chief Executive Officer of Herschend Family Entertainment, the largest family-owned theme park corporation
04/05/2023 • 22 minutes 8 seconds
#237: How Leaders Can Set High Expectations
Setting expectation for every member of your team is an important part of a leader’s job. If your expectations are not clear, then everyone on your team will leave it up to their own imagination of what acceptable performance looks like. How can a leader ensure every member of their team knows exactly what’s expected of them? <span style= "font-size: 12
27/04/2023 • 21 minutes 36 seconds
#236: The Road Back to Integrity
We all make mistakes. We all have things we are not proud of. It’s easy to feel as though we are not worthy or even a fraud. How does a person reconcile being a person of influence and integrity while having a major failure? Recovering from any kind of failure, whether business, personal, or moral is a process. If we have a setback, we can’t allow that setback to define us. Fa
20/04/2023 • 21 minutes 11 seconds
#235: How to Develop Resilience In Yourself and Others
Resilience is an important trait for leaders to possess because it allows them to persevere through difficult times and bounce back from setbacks. Leaders who have resilience are better equipped to handle the challenges and uncertainties that come with leadership positions. In his book titled, “Resilience,” author and former US Navy SEAL, Eric Grietens, defines resilience as “the virtue that enables people to move through hardship and become better.” Grietens goes on to explain that “resilience is the key to a well-lived life. If you want happiness or success, you need resilience.” Visit MaxwellLeadership.com/Podcast
13/04/2023 • 17 minutes 50 seconds
#234: The Power of Thinking for Leaders
This topic is referencing one of John Maxwell’s books, “Thinking for a Change.” In the book, John emphasizes the power of intentional thinking in achieving personal and professional success. John says our thinking habits have a profound impact on our lives and that by changing our thinking, we can change our lives. <span style= "font-size: 12.0
06/04/2023 • 21 minutes 1 second
#233: Can Leaders Teach Accountability?
I think we would all agree we want everyone on our team to be personally accountable to the team, the organization, and to themselves. Teaching accountability is one of the most important responsibilities of a leader. <span style= "font-size: 12.0pt; line-height: 107%; font-family: 'Encode Sans Condensed'; mso-fareast-font-family: 'Times New Roman'; ms
30/03/2023 • 21 minutes 10 seconds
#232: Can Leaders Manufacture Momentum?
In The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership, John Maxwell introduces the Law of Big Mo, which says, Momentum is a leaders best friend. He calls momentum the great exaggerator––with it everything is easier; without it everything is more difficult. We hear it all the time in sports, where one team has all the momentum. In fact, when that happens the other coach almost always calls a time out to see if they can disrupt the surge of momentum. Momentum is an energy that moves a team forward. It can make a team feel that they are unstoppable. Download the free Learner Guide for this episode at MaxwellLeadership.com/Podcast!
23/03/2023 • 22 minutes 32 seconds
#231: 16 Undeniable Laws of Communication (Part 2)
John has a new book ready to hit the shelf on March 28, 2023 that every one of us needs to apply to our business and professional lives. Everyone can learn and grow in the area of communication.The book is, The 16 Undeniable Laws of Communication – Apply them and make the most of your message. <span style= "font-size: 12.0pt; line-height: 107%; font-family: 'Encode
16/03/2023 • 23 minutes 59 seconds
#230: 16 Undeniable Laws of Communication (Part 1)
John has a new book ready to hit the shelf on March 28, 2023 that every one of us needs to put to work in our business and professional lives. Everyone can learn and grow in the area of communication.The book is, The 16 Undeniable Laws of Communication – Apply them and make the most of your message.<span style= "font-size: 12.0pt; line-height: 107%;
09/03/2023 • 23 minutes 25 seconds
Bonus: Beginner's Pluck with Liz Bohannon
Have you ever just wanted to rethink everything you’ve ever read or heard about finding your passion and following your dreams? Well, you’re in luck! On this special edition of the Maxwell Leadership Executive Podcast Chris Goede is joined by founder of Sseko Designs, a socially conscious fashion brand, and the author of Beginner's Pluck, Liz Forkin Bohannon! Join the conversation as they discuss how to build your passion rather than find it and so much more. Register for Personal Growth Day here! Puchase Beginner's Pluck here!
03/03/2023 • 22 minutes 21 seconds
#229 How to Lead Through Discomfort
Each of us, as leaders, will face a number of struggles and challenges as we move toward achieving our goals. Some of these will be people issues; some of these may be cultural issues. In Dare to Lead by Dr. Brené Brown, she identifies several areas that can be uncomfortable for leaders and their teams. If we don’t em
02/03/2023 • 22 minutes 50 seconds
#228: The Four Prerequisites for Leadership
In their leadership classic, The Leadership Challenge, authors James Kouzes and Barry Posner shared what they considered to be the four prerequisites for leadership. The four are honest, competent, inspiring, and forward-looking. Learn how to embrace these characteristics in your own leadership and create powerful, positive change in your organization. Download the Learner Guide here.
23/02/2023 • 19 minutes 19 seconds
#227: My Star Performer Just Entered the Portal
In college football, any player at any time may declare they would like to enter the transfer portal to transfer to another school and play football there. What if you, as a leader, had to worry about the people on your team declaring they were entering the portal? Oh yeah, you do! Your top performers can resign at any time and join another organization. How should leaders engage with top performers to ensure they stay with your organization? Harvard Business Review says, if your young stars are anything like those at the companies they’ve studied: 25% intends to leave your employ within the year. Over 30% admits to not putting all his effort into his job. 20% believes their personal aspirations are quite different from what the organization has planned for them. 40% have little confidence in their coworkers and even less confidence in the senior team. This episode is sponsored by BELAY – the incredible organizat
16/02/2023 • 18 minutes 21 seconds
#226: How to Lead a Team In a Matrix Organization
The term Matrix Management is used to describe an organizational structure where individuals can report to more than one leader. A team member might have a direct supervisor who they ultimately report to, but also have dotted line reporting to another leader or leaders depending on the projects where this employee is assigned. There are pros and cons to a matrix syst
09/02/2023 • 17 minutes 51 seconds
#225: How to Become a Person of Influence (Part 2)
Leadership is influence, not your position or title. How do you develop your Influence and raise your leadership lid. The Law of the Lid say, your ability to lead (influence) will determine your effectiveness In everything you do. In the INFLUENCE acrostic there are nine (9) lessons for developing your personal influence and today we want to look at the first four (4). Next week we will do the remaining five (5).
02/02/2023 • 24 minutes 41 seconds
#224: How to Become a Person of Influence (Part 1)
Leadership is influence, not your position or title. How do you develop your influence and raise your leadership lid? The “Law of the Lid” says, your ability to lead (influence) will determine your effectiveness in everything you do. In the INFLUENCE acrostic there are nine (9) lessons for developing your personal influence and today we want to look at the first four (4). Next week we will do the remaining five (5).
26/01/2023 • 27 minutes 55 seconds
#223: Moving From Busy to Productive: Today Matters
In the 21 Irrefutable Laws Leadership, John Maxwell calls it the Law of Priorities: Leaders understand that activity is not necessarily accomplishment. This episode is sponsored by BELAY––the incredible organization revolutionizing productivity with their virtual assistants, accounting services, social media managers, and website specialists for growing businesses just like yours. Get BELAY’s latest ebook, Delegate to Elevate, for free, and learn how to reclaim your time. Just text the word EXEC to 55123 for your free copy today!
19/01/2023 • 23 minutes 41 seconds
#222: Do I Have a Future Here?
Do the people on your team know they have a future with your organization? Or, are they wondering where this all leads? When they see they have a place in the future, you will see increased levels of commitment, engagement, and buy-in.
12/01/2023 • 14 minutes 53 seconds
#221: New Year, New You, Fresh Start
John Maxwell shares how he likes to take the last two weeks of the year to review, reflect, and evaluate on the year just completed. What is your plan to get off to a fast start in the new year?
05/01/2023 • 19 minutes 1 second
#220: Can Leaders Have Too Much Transparency?
Transparent leadership means leading with openness and honesty. These leaders keep their team in the loop and share information freely. Where many leaders struggle is on the fine line between being open/honest and oversharing.
29/12/2022 • 25 minutes 53 seconds
#219: What Listener Type Are You?
We often think we are better listeners than we really are. We all need to work on being better listeners. This idea originated in the book, “Listen!: The Art of Effective Communication Kindle Edition” by Dale Carnegie & Associates.
22/12/2022 • 19 minutes
#218: How Great Leaders Spend Their Time with Joel Manby
Joel Manby is the former CEO of SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment and former President and Chief Executive Officer of Herschend Family Entertainment, the largest family-owned theme park corporation in the United States. Joel hosts the Maxwell Leadership Executive Circle, a 12-month group and individual mentoring program focused on Executive Leadership for those who are or desire to be C-suite leaders . Have you ever thought, "I am overwhelmed with my job. There are never enough hours in the day." Where should leaders be spending their time to be as efficient and effective as possible?
15/12/2022 • 23 minutes 27 seconds
#217: Leading in Volatile Times with Joel Manby
Joel Manby is the former CEO of SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment and former President and Chief Executive Officer of Herschend Family Entertainment, the largest family-owned theme park corporation in the United States. Joel hosts the Maxwell Leadership Executive Circle, a 12-month group and individual mentoring program focused on Executive Leadership for those who are or desire to be C-suite leaders . 2023 and 2024 are setting up to be challenging times for leaders. How can leaders position themselves to lead during volatile times?
08/12/2022 • 21 minutes 8 seconds
#216: Work from Anywhere Best Practices with Joel Manby
Joel Manby is the former CEO of SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment and former President and Chief Executive Officer of Herschend Family Entertainment, the largest family-owned theme park corporation in the United States. Joel hosts the Maxwell Leadership Executive Circle, a 12-month group and individual mentoring program focused on Executive Leadership for those who are or desire to be C-suite leaders. With the challenge of leading a hybrid workforce (working from home and the office), Joel shares five best practices of a work from anywhere culture.
01/12/2022 • 25 minutes 41 seconds
#215: The Introverts on My Team Seem Disengaged
You may think of Extroverts as loud and charismatic and Introverts as quiet and reserved. But that is a stereotype. Extroversion and introversion refer to where someone gets their energy. The difference between an extrovert and an introvert is extroverts are energized through socialization and collaboration, whereas introverts receive energy from alone time or in social settings with much smaller groups.
24/11/2022 • 16 minutes 12 seconds
#214: Are You Experiencing Productivity Paranoia?
Microsoft surveyed 20,000 people in 11 countries and found that 87% of employees report that they are productive at work. Yet, only 12 percent of managers said they have full confidence their team is as productive when working remotely compared to sitting at their desks in the office. 85% of senior leaders say that the shift to hybrid work has made it challenging to have confidence that employees are being productive. The Microsoft report describes Productivity Paranoia as “where leaders fear that lost productivity is due to employees not working, even though hours worked, number of meetings and other activity metrics have increased.”
17/11/2022 • 23 minutes 50 seconds
#213: You May Not Be Trusted as Much as You Think
The Trifecta of Trust by Dr. Joseph Folkman uses data from tens of thousands of 360-Degree assessments to determine how team members view trust with their leaders. The data showed that over 45% of leaders were not trusted as much as they think they are. In the book, he gives 7 signals that you might not be trusted as much as you think you are.
10/11/2022 • 21 minutes 19 seconds
#212 – Stop Wishing Things Were Easier
When things get difficult and challenging, do find yourself wishing things were easier? According to author and speaker, Jim Rohn. “Don’t wish things were easier, wish you were better.” How can you turn tough times into growth times?
03/11/2022 • 21 minutes 1 second
#211 – 12 Choices Leaders Make To Fuel Their Influence
When we teach that leadership is influence––nothing more, nothing less––this generates questions from those trying to grow as leaders. They often ask, “How do you grow your influence?” People are watching your actions, reactions, interactions, and behaviors. Every follower is trying to determine if they want to give you PERMISSION to influence or lead them. This is Level 2 of the 5 Levels.
27/10/2022 • 20 minutes 44 seconds
#210 – Generating Competitive Advantage Through Generational Diversity with Tim Elmore
There are currently four to five generations in the workforce. While this may seem to be a leadership challenge, it’s actually an opportunity to gain competitive advantage, if you know how to leverage the contribution that each generation brings to the workplace. Part 2 of an interview with the author of, A New Kind of Diversity - Making the Different Generations On Your Team a Competitive Advantage, Dr. Tim Elmore.
20/10/2022 • 25 minutes 41 seconds
#209 – Generational Diversity In Your Workforce with Dr. Tim Elmore
There are currently four to five generations in the workforce. While this may seem to be a leadership challenge, it’s actually an opportunity to gain competitive advantage if you know how to leverage the contribution that each generation brings to the workplace.
13/10/2022 • 17 minutes 44 seconds
#208 – 5 Questions To Help You Define Your Leadership
John Maxwell says: “The position doesn’t make the leader. The leader makes the position.” Many leaders get the title and think very little of define the type of leader they will be. When you intentionally define your leadership, you take leading to a new level. Learn five questions that will help you define your leadership.
06/10/2022 • 19 minutes 15 seconds
#203 – How Leaders Find Their Eagles
Today we are talking about the characteristics of high impact players. Some of these traits are natural giftedness and some can be developed. As a leader, you should look for and promote these skills and attributes as you look at developing the next generation of leaders.
01/10/2022 • 17 minutes 34 seconds
#207 – How To Manage Your Own Power Dynamics
“Power dynamics” describes how power affects relationships. Power affects all aspects of social life, from the workplace to the home. Power can affect how followers see and interact with leaders.
29/09/2022 • 19 minutes 11 seconds
#206 – Quiet Quitting Is A New Name For An Old Problem
Quiet Quitting is term that describes someone who has decided to limit their job output to only those things strictly stated in their job description. They do not take on additional assignments, in fact they have decided to look for ways to do the absolute minimum to complete their job responsibilities. Is this an employee problem or a leadership problem?
22/09/2022 • 26 minutes 4 seconds
#205 – Leading Yourself With Integrity: A Leader's Trust Multiplier
Most of the time people want to talk about leading OTHERS with integrity, but they don’t really think about how they lead themselves. Integrity starts with how you lead yourself. It can be easy for a leader to try to do the right thing for others yet shortcut their own integrity when leading themselves.
15/09/2022 • 17 minutes 19 seconds
#204 – How Leaders Embed Culture In A New Hire
Leaders need to be aware of the possible negative effects new hires can have on the culture of the organization. If you are not intentional about how you communicate culture, adding new people can dilute the culture and allow other ideas to surface.
08/09/2022 • 16 minutes 14 seconds
#202 – Should Leaders Critique In Public?
Most leaders have heard the adage, "Praise In public, but critique In private." But Is this always true? Are there times when you should critique In public?
25/08/2022 • 18 minutes 59 seconds
#201 – How Leaders Can GROW Their People
Leaders sometimes struggle with how to effectively coach the members of their team. Whether coaching a performance challenge or a career discussion, utilizing the GROW model can be a simple yet effective way to help the people on your team grow and improve.
18/08/2022 • 16 minutes 35 seconds
#200 – Podcast Number 200: Five Lessons Learned
After 200 podcast episodes, Chris and Perry share five lessons they have learned that apply to every leader.
11/08/2022 • 18 minutes 34 seconds
#199 – Am I Really Responsible for Your Self-Concept
Do the people on your team take initiative, proactively solve problems, and take an intentional approach to their work? Today, Chris and Perry talk about different types of problems that diminishes the capabilities of their team because of one's self-concept.
04/08/2022 • 17 minutes 1 second
#198 – When Leaders Believe-See-and Develop the Potential in Others
Are the people on your team aware of their potential? Are the people on your team growing their potential? Many leaders are not thinking of their people in terms of potential, and many don’t think of how to grow someone’s potential.
28/07/2022 • 16 minutes 44 seconds
#197 – Why Leaders Make The Shift From Pleasing To Challenging People
The business environment is always changing, and to excel, every leader needs to make ongoing "leadershifts" — changes that positively enhance personal and organizational growth. Shifting from Pleasing to Challenging People is the Relational Shift. Great leaders challenge their teams to do better all the time.
21/07/2022 • 18 minutes 3 seconds
#196 – Why Leaders Make The Shift From Perks To Price
The business environment is always changing, and to excel, every leader needs to make ongoing "leadershifts" — changes that positively enhance personal and organizational growth. Shifting from Perks to Price is the Cost Shift. Great leaders don't think about what they can get. They're focused on what they can give.
14/07/2022 • 16 minutes 14 seconds
#195 – Why Leaders Make The Shift From Goals To Growth
The business environment is always changing, and to excel, every leader needs to make ongoing "leadershifts" — changes that positively enhance personal and organizational growth. Shifting from Goals to Growth is the Personal Development Shift. Goals help you do better, but growth lets you become better. Leaders are growth oriented.
07/07/2022 • 18 minutes 12 seconds
#194 – 5 Leader Lessons From The Craziest Kentucky Derby Ever
The 2022 Kentucky Derby was won by a horse named Rich Strike. Rich Strike wasn’t invited to be in the race until the day before the race, after another horse had to drop out. And to add to the craziness, Rich Strike was at 80:1 odds. When asked if he thought his horse could win, owner Rick Dawson looked right into the camera and said, “I would NEVER, EVER put a horse in a race I didn’t think it could win.” What a GREAT truth that all leaders should be measuring themselves against. Are you putting your people into a race they have no chance of winning, or are they properly prepared to “run for the roses?”
30/06/2022 • 20 minutes 5 seconds
#193 – A Leader's Approach to a Difficult Conversation
Many leaders are delaying or avoiding the straight talk or difficult conversations they need to have with people above them, below them, and beside them in the organization. Here are five steps to ensure your next difficult conversation is effective, healthy, and productive.
23/06/2022 • 17 minutes 27 seconds
#192 – The 10 Commandments Of Confrontation
Having a difficult conversation or confronting someone is not something to be avoided, it's essential to great leadership. These 10 commandments of confrontation can help set the environment appropriately to ensure that the outcomes of these confrontations are positive.
16/06/2022 • 14 minutes 38 seconds
#191 – Confronting The Challenges Of A Post-Pandemic World
There is a lot of good news as the world comes out of the COVID years, but this also presents some challenges that leaders must confront.
09/06/2022 • 18 minutes 23 seconds
#190 – 10 Tips For Improving Your Ability To Listen
We often give ourselves credit for being better listeners than we really are. Today we look at ten tips learned from personal experience that help improve your ability to listen.
02/06/2022 • 19 minutes 40 seconds
#189 – Communicating with Clarity: A Leadership Game Changer
Communicating with clarity is a leadership skill that is often overlooked. When you can develop this skill, you will increase the effectiveness of your team and improve results. Today, we discuss five ways you can improve your communication clarity.
26/05/2022 • 19 minutes 22 seconds
#188 – Tasks Vs. People: How To Achieve Results
Are you winning and achieving the results you need to achieve? Today Perry and Chris talk about what task-based and relationship-based leaders need to know to achieve results.
19/05/2022 • 17 minutes 18 seconds
#187 – The High Calling Of Leadership
You were most likely promoted to a leadership position because you were a proficient manager. Today, Chris and Perry talk about what moves someone from a manager to a leader.
12/05/2022 • 20 minutes 19 seconds
#186 – Character Traits Of High - Influence Leaders
Leadership is influence, and author Brian Tracy suggests there are 10 qualities that all influential people exhibit. From Brian Tracy’s book, “The 10 Qualities of Influential People.”
05/05/2022 • 18 minutes 53 seconds
#185 – The Role Leaders Play In The Story Of Their Team
Are you playing the hero for your team? Today, Chris and Perry talk about the role a leader should play to empower their team for maximum results.
28/04/2022 • 18 minutes 4 seconds
#184 – 7 Questions Leaders Ask When Improving Team Performance
Are you improving your team’s performance? Today Perry and Chris talk about seven ways to position your team as a high-performance team.
21/04/2022 • 21 minutes 22 seconds
#183 – Increasing Your Ability To Influence And Persuade
Are you maximizing your ability to influence and persuade others? Today, Chris and Perry talk about things a leader can do to increase their ability to influence and persuade and teach their team to do the same.
14/04/2022 • 16 minutes 13 seconds
#182 – Coaching The Millenial In The Middle
The millennial generation is now in leadership positions reporting to a Gen X’er or baby boomer and leading a Gen Z’er. Today Perry and Chris talk about how these Gen Y leaders can succeed.
07/04/2022 • 16 minutes 41 seconds
#181 – Your Negative Emotions Are Sinking My Boat
Negative team members can cause problems for the whole team. Today, Chris and Perry talk about what a leader can do to eliminate negative influences and grow their team.
31/03/2022 • 21 minutes 23 seconds
#180 – 5 Ways To Increase Your Confidence As A Leader
Are you confident in your leadership ability? Today Perry and Chris talk about 5 ways to develop confidence as a leader.
24/03/2022 • 17 minutes 10 seconds
#179 – How To Create Loyalty
Can a leader create loyalty in the people on their team? Today, Chris and Perry talk about things a leader can do to increase loyalty in their organization.
17/03/2022 • 17 minutes 48 seconds
#178 – From Pop Warner to the Pro's - Talent Is Never Enough
The higher you go the more talent you find. Today Perry and Chris talk about what separates one talented person from another.
10/03/2022 • 21 minutes 15 seconds
#177 – Can You Really Lead with Love?
True servant leadership requires you to place others above yourself. Today, Chris and Perry talk about what it means to lead with love, especially when you don’t feel like it.
03/03/2022 • 17 minutes 19 seconds
#176 – Your Vision Checkup
Leaders see more than others see, and they see it before others see. Today Perry and Chris talk about developing and communicating a vision that helps focus your team for success.
24/02/2022 • 16 minutes 46 seconds
#175 – Your Perfectionism Is Killing Your Connections
Is your perfectionism killing your ability to connect with others? Today, Chris and Perry talk about the importance of authenticity and not being so perfect that no one can connect with you.
17/02/2022 • 15 minutes 33 seconds
#174 – A Leader’s Strength: Balancing Confidence With Humility
Are you confident and humble? It’s a tough combination for many leaders. Today Perry and Chris talk about one of Tim Elmore’s Eight Paradoxes of Great Leadership: balancing confidence with humility.
10/02/2022 • 13 minutes 57 seconds
#173 – Do You Have A Voice Your Leader Wants To Hear?
What level of influence do you have with your boss? Chris and Perry talk about the importance of having a voice that your boss wants to hear.
03/02/2022 • 19 minutes 19 seconds
#172 – How To Develop A Servant Leader Mindset
Servant leadership and traditional leadership require different mindsets. Today, Perry and Chris talk about the five components of a servant leader mindset.
27/01/2022 • 14 minutes 26 seconds
#171 – Servant Leadership: Can You Lead And Serve At The Same Time?
Are you a Servant Leader? Today, Chris and Perry talk about the challenge of leading and serving at the same time. Is it even possible?
20/01/2022 • 17 minutes 44 seconds
#170 – A Leader's Approach To The Great Resignation
The level of voluntary resignations is at an all-time high. What’s a leader to do? Today Perry and Chris talk about what leaders can do to ensure you retain your top talent.
13/01/2022 • 20 minutes 39 seconds
#169 – Your Year End Leadership Checkup
How is your leadership going? Today, Chris and Perry talk about how you can assess your leadership journey and steps to take to ensure you are growing and developing as a leader.
06/01/2022 • 18 minutes 56 seconds
#168 – Leadership, Service, And The Ryder Cup
Hidden in the historic victory for the US Team at the recent Ryder Cup Golf Championship is a powerful example of servant leadership. Today, Chris and Perry talk about Ryder Cup captain Steve Stricker and the power of servant leadership when leading high performance individuals.
30/12/2021 • 17 minutes 6 seconds
#167 – What If I'm A Better Leader Than My Leader
Have you ever worked for a leader that wasn’t that good of a leader? Today, Perry and Chris talk about the power of leading up in the organization and how you can increase your influence with a leader who’s not leading.
23/12/2021 • 15 minutes 37 seconds
#166 – When Two Cultures Clash
Whether you are partnering or merging with another organization, there is always a risk that the two cultures will clash. Today, Chris and Perry talk about what leaders can do to minimize or eliminate “culture clash.”
16/12/2021 • 20 minutes 33 seconds
#165 – Are You Designing Or Defaulting To Your Organizational Culture?
Your culture affects everything your organization is doing. Today, Chris and Perry conclude their talk with Greg Cagle about the 4 Dimensions of culture and how you design, deploy, promote, and protect the culture you desire for your organization.
09/12/2021 • 22 minutes 44 seconds
#164 – Balancing The 4 Dimensions Of Culture
What’s more important: having a Courageous Culture or balancing the three positive dimensions of culture? Today, Perry and Chris continue their talk with Greg Cagle about having balanced and healthy dimensions of culture.
02/12/2021 • 21 minutes 3 seconds
#163 – Discovering The 4 Dimensions Of Culture
Culture is the life blood of your business––it determines everything. Today, Chris and Perry talk with culture expert, Greg Cagle, and take a deep dive into the 4 Dimensions of Culture.
18/11/2021 • 27 minutes 27 seconds
#162 – The Laws Of Leadership For The Level 5 Leader
Today we continue our look at how the 21 Laws of Leadership apply to the 5 Levels of Leadership. Today, Perry and Chris look at the Laws that apply to Level 5 and help you as you develop your legacy as a leader.
11/11/2021 • 15 minutes 26 seconds
#161 – The Laws Of Leadership For The Level 4 Leader
Today we continue our look at how The 21 Laws of Leadership apply to the 5 Levels of Leadership. Today, Perry and Chris look at the Laws that apply to Level 4 and help you as you move toward Level 5.
04/11/2021 • 17 minutes 12 seconds
#160 – The Laws Of Leadership For The Level 3 Leader
Today we continue our look at how the 21 Laws of Leadership apply to the 5 Levels of Leadership. Today, Perry and Chris look at the Laws that apply to Level 3 and help you as you move toward Level 4.
28/10/2021 • 15 minutes 9 seconds
#159 – The Laws Of Leadership For The Level 2 Leader
Today we continue our look at how the 21 Laws of Leadership apply to the 5 Levels of Leadership. Today, Perry and Chris look at the Laws that apply to Level 2 and help you as you move toward Level 3.
21/10/2021 • 15 minutes 58 seconds
#158 – The Laws Of Leadership For The Level 1 Leader
The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership by John Maxwell may be almost 25 years old, but they apply to our leadership journey today more than ever. Today, Chris and Perry look at the Laws that apply to a Level 1 leader and how they can help a leader move to Level 2.
14/10/2021 • 17 minutes 52 seconds
#157 – How To Increase Your Influence Up, Down, And Across
Leadership is influence, and influence is a 360-degree skill. Toady, Chris and Perry talk about the new 360-Degree Leader Coaching offering and the importance of leading up, down and across.
07/10/2021 • 20 minutes 20 seconds
#156 – How Courageous Is Your Communication?
You don’t have a communication problem; you have a culture problem. Today Perry and Chris talk about how understanding the 4 Dimensions of Culture can help improve your communication.
30/09/2021 • 20 minutes 11 seconds
#155 – How Do You Build A Courageous Culture?
What kind of culture does your organization have? Today, Chris and Perry talk about how understanding the 4 Dimensions of Culture can help you move your team from committed to courageous.
23/09/2021 • 19 minutes 3 seconds
#154 – Are You A FOR Or A FROM Kind Of Leader?
Do you want things FROM your team, or FOR your team? Today Perry and Chris talk about the new FOR content from the John Maxwell Company and how being a FOR leader increases loyalty and engagement.
17/09/2021 • 19 minutes 36 seconds
#153 – How To Develop Your Legacy As A Leader
How will you and your leadership be remembered? Today Perry and Chris talk about the intentional actions you can take to develop a long and lasting legacy.
09/09/2021 • 17 minutes 55 seconds
#152 – Are You Interested or too Busy Trying to Be Interesting?
Dale Carnegie once said, “You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.” Today, Chris and Perry talk about how you can increase your interest in others to drive more connection and engagement.
02/09/2021 • 14 minutes 18 seconds
#151 – Leader Skill: Finding The Small Yet Meaningful Moments
How good are you at finding ways to serve the people on your team? Today Perry and Chris talk about the importance of finding the small, yet meaningful moments that make a positive difference in the lives of others.
26/08/2021 • 17 minutes 22 seconds
#150 – The Power Of Observation For The Inclusive Leader
Inclusive leaders use self-awareness, others awareness, and situational awareness to increase belonging on their team. Today, Chris and Perry talk about how to use the skill of observation to increase your awareness.
19/08/2021 • 23 minutes 48 seconds
#149 – Leader Skill: How to Deliver the Kind-Hard Truth
Providing direct and often difficult feedback to people about their performance can be challenging, but great leaders do it well. Today Perry and Chris talk about how to preserve relationships by delivering the kind-hard truth.
12/08/2021 • 16 minutes 54 seconds
#148 – Questions Leaders Ask To Find Or Create Margin In Their Life
Do you book every minute of your day? Do you have time to think, reflect, and renew? Today, Chris and Perry talk about how you can find and create margin to increase your value to you team, organization, and your family.
05/08/2021 • 20 minutes 23 seconds
#147 – How Does A Leader See The Future
A leader see’s more than others see, and they see it before others see. Today Perry and Chris talk about actions a leader can take to improve their ability to see the future so they can appropriately guide their business.
29/07/2021 • 15 minutes 31 seconds
#146 – Do You Like Seeing it Work Without You, or Because of You?
Do things fall apart when you are not present? Or does your business work well when you are away? Today, Chris and Perry talk about three things leaders can do to make sure things work without them.
22/07/2021 • 16 minutes 23 seconds
#145 – Don't Look Now But Your EQ Is Showing
Is leadership mostly about your IQ or your EQ? Today Perry and Chris talk about the importance of Emotional Intelligence in leadership and how you can improve yours to better influence your team.
15/07/2021 • 17 minutes 38 seconds
#144 – Becoming A Coaching Leader
All leaders should be developing their people, but oftentimes this important task is pushed away due to time constraints. Coaching leaders, however, make people development a part of everything they do. Today, Chris and Perry talk about how you can become a coaching leader.
08/07/2021 • 16 minutes 45 seconds
#143 - Understanding a Leader's Role in Employee Wellbeing
The last 18-months have taught us a lot about leading in times of great change. This has also been a time for leaders to consider the wellbeing of the people on their team. Today Perry and Chris talk about an approach leaders can use, as well as some practical ideas, to help with the wellbeing of your team.
01/07/2021 • 19 minutes 5 seconds
#142 – A Leader's Challenge - Moving People From Busy To Productive
Are you productive, or just busy? How about the people on your team? It’s easy to get caught up in the urgent and not focus on the important. Today, Chris and Perry talk about how to move yourself and your team from being busy to being productive.
24/06/2021 • 24 minutes 51 seconds
#141 – Is there a Formula for Building Trust with Your Team?
Developing trust with others is the most important thing a leader can do. Today, Perry and Chris look at some formulas for trust and discuss what it really takes to establish trust with those in your circle of influence.
17/06/2021 • 20 minutes 20 seconds
#140 – Leadership Boundaries: Can You Be The Boss And Still Be A Friend?
Establishing boundaries, in both personal and professional life, is something everyone needs to do. Today, Chris and Perry discuss how boundaries can help leaders be more effective and drive engagement with their teams.
10/06/2021 • 21 minutes 26 seconds
#139 – Pulse Check For Your High Performing Team
How do you know if your team is maintaining its high-performance ways? Today Perry and Chris discuss the signs you can look for to determine how your team is doing. Are they really a high-producing team or not?
03/06/2021 • 21 minutes 13 seconds
#138 – Leading High Performance Teams
John Maxwell teaches that everything rises and falls on leadership. If you hope to have a high-performance team, you need to be a high-performance leader. Today, Chris and Perry discuss what a leader’s role is in leading a high-performance team.
27/05/2021 • 24 minutes 56 seconds
#137 – The Eight Values Of Highly Inclusive Leaders
When a leader practices inclusive behavior, they make the people on their team feel welcome, safe, and as if they belong. Today, Perry and Chris discuss eight things that inclusive leader’s value and why these practices lead to more engaged teams.
20/05/2021 • 15 minutes 14 seconds
#136 – The Power Of Recognizing The Coaching Moment
Are you too focused on the task at hand to miss the coaching moment? Today, Chris and Perry discuss how leaders can recognize and leverage the coaching moment to improve team performance.
13/05/2021 • 18 minutes 23 seconds
#135 – Changing The World By Changing Your World
John Maxwell published a new book recently called "Change Your World," but this is much more than a book––this is a movement and a story about transformation. Today, Perry and Chris talk with Tricia Gleghorn about the Change Your World movement and how you can participate.
06/05/2021 • 25 minutes 15 seconds
#134 – 10 Lessons From 10 Years Of The 5 Levels
It’s been 10 years since The 5 Levels of Leadership book was published. Today, Chris and Perry discuss the impact this book has made on them personally and on the leaders they work with.
29/04/2021 • 18 minutes 53 seconds
#133 – The Inclusive Leader and the 5 Levels Of Leadership
Diversity, equity, and inclusion are important topics that have gained even more focus over the past several years. Today, Perry and Chris discuss how the 5 Levels of Leadership contains everything you need to be a more inclusive leader.
22/04/2021 • 22 minutes 37 seconds
#132 – Ten Skills of the Highly Inclusive Leader
Can you learn to be a more inclusive leader? Is there an inclusive leader skill set? Today, Chris and Perry discuss ten skills you can develop that will lead to a more inclusive approach to leading your team.
15/04/2021 • 24 minutes 37 seconds
#131 – Cultural Intelligence And The Inclusive Leader
Inclusive leaders must have the ability to see the differences in people and learn to respect and understand those difference. Today, Perry and Chris discuss how to develop your Cultural Intelligence so you can relate to and work effectively with a diverse group of individuals.
08/04/2021 • 25 minutes 12 seconds
#130 – Self-Awareness And The Inclusive Leader
An inclusive leader establishes an environment where everyone on the team feels that they belong, and are valued for who they are for what they bring to the team. Team members feel that they are treated equitably and that they have the tools and resources they need to grow, improve, and move toward reaching their full potential. Many leaders assume they already do this well. But, this is not a default behavior for many leaders––it requires intentional effort. Today Chris and Perry discuss what it takes to be an effective, inclusive leader.
01/04/2021 • 36 minutes
#129 – The Communication Shift - 7 Ways To Connect And Not Direct
The example of leadership many of us saw and experienced in our early years was one of a boss directing the team on what to do. When we become the boss, we quickly learn that leading is about more than being the boss, it’s about influence. Today, Chris and Perry discuss seven ways you can shift in your leadership from directing people to connecting with people.
25/03/2021 • 20 minutes 43 seconds
#128 – The Reproduction Shift: From Ladder Climbing To Ladder Building
Great leaders don’t just focus on climbing their own ladder for advancement, they also hold a ladder, extend a ladder, and build a ladder for the next generation of leaders in their organization. Today, Perry and Chris reveal ways you can become a ladder builder for someone on your team.
18/03/2021 • 19 minutes 50 seconds
#127 – Making the Relational Shift: From Pleasing to Challenging
Some leaders find themselves caught in a pattern of pleasing others versus leading others. Pleasing does not equal leading. To lead, you must challenge others to a higher level of performance. Today, Chris and Perry discuss ways you can move past the tendency to be a pleaser, and challenge each person on your team to take your business to the next level.
11/03/2021 • 26 minutes 57 seconds
#126 – From Soloist To Conductor: A Leader's First Challenge
One of the first shifts a leader needs to make is the shift from being a soloist to being the conductor of the orchestra. It’s easy to want to hang on to your individual contributor mindset and try to become super-soloist instead of taking the lead. Today, Chris and Perry discuss some ideas for making the move from soloist to conductor.
04/03/2021 • 17 minutes 28 seconds
#125 – Reinforcing A Leadership Culture – Leaders Leading Leaders
When you become a leader of leaders, you discover the new challenge of influencing beyond your current circle of followers. As leaders, we must be able to develop this skill. Today, Chris and Perry will discuss the challenge of extending your influence through other leaders to those on the front line.
25/02/2021 • 17 minutes 52 seconds
#124 – Securing Your Leadership Culture: Five Strategies For Leaders Growing Leaders
Having a leadership culture is heavily dependent on your current leaders growing and developing other leaders. John Maxwell calls this the leader ’s greatest return. Today, Chris and Perry will discuss five strategies to help you intentionally develop your next generation of leaders and how this will secure your leadership culture.
18/02/2021 • 18 minutes 57 seconds
#123 – Twelve Things Leaders Model To Develop A Leadership Culture
John Maxwell teaches that leadership is more caught than taught. People do what people see. If you hope to develop a leadership culture among your leaders, you need to model what leadership looks like. Today, Chris and Perry discuss twelve ways leaders can model leadership that can lead to developing a leadership culture in your organization.
11/02/2021 • 16 minutes 23 seconds
#122 – Developing A Leadership Culture: Leaders Learning Leadership
Many organizations desire to develop and leadership culture, but few know how. Here are some practical tips on how to establish a leadership culture. In today’s episode, Chris and Perry discuss the importance of a leadership culture and how they always begin with leaders learning leadership.
04/02/2021 • 19 minutes 30 seconds
#121 – Strengthening Your Leadership Mindset With Executive Presence
Developing the mindset of a leader can often be undermined when you don’t see yourself having the presence of a leader. Today, Chris and Perry will discuss the three areas of Executive Presence and how developing yourself in these areas can positively affect your leadership mindset.
28/01/2021 • 19 minutes 5 seconds
#120 – Five Lessons For Making Or Breaking Your Leadership Credibility
Are you a leader with credibility? How you see yourself––your leadership mindset–– can either help or undermine your credibility as a leader. Today, Chris and Perry will discuss five areas that can positively affect your leadership mindset if you attend to them properly.
21/01/2021 • 21 minutes 54 seconds
#119 – How To Transform Your Leadership Mindset
Do you have the mindset of a leader, or are you trapped in the mindset of an individual contributor? Today, Chris and Perry discuss five gaps that leaders must bridge in order to transform their mindset from individual contributor to leader.
14/01/2021 • 23 minutes 1 second
#118 – Developing A Leadership Mindset – From Team Member To Team Leader
What mindset do you possess? Do you have a leadership mindset or an individual contributor mindset? “But I am not a leader”, you say. Not true! Leadership is influence, and you can lead from anywhere in the organization. But, you need to possess the mindset of a leader to be effective. In today’s episode, Chris and Perry discuss how to develop a leadership mindset.
07/01/2021 • 28 minutes 16 seconds
#117 – Leading Up: I Think My Boss Is Avoiding Me
While you would hope that your boss is trying to connect with you, you should always be doing your best to connect with your boss. Today, Chris and Perry discuss how you can influence your boss through moving from managing to leading and developing a leadership mindset.
17/12/2020 • 14 minutes 25 seconds
#116 – Leading Down: How To Model Leadership For Your Team
Today, Chris and Perry continue their conversation with John Maxwell Enterprise CEO, Mark Cole. Leaders at every level need to be intentional about how they influence and connect with those who report to them. Mark will help us understand how he does this from the top of the organization.
10/12/2020 • 28 minutes 18 seconds
#115 - Leading Across: Expanding Your Circle Of Influence
Today, Chris and Perry welcome the CEO of The John Maxwell Company, Mark Cole to the podcast. Mark is an expert at connecting with people and expanding his network, something leaders at all levels need to be doing if they hope to increase their influence.
03/12/2020 • 23 minutes 17 seconds
#114 – Promote Me, Or Else!
Someone on your team is insisting that you promote them to a first line manager role. They desperately want to have a leadership title. To them, the only way to be a leader is to have a title. Unfortunately, this person is not ready for that position, but that doesn’t mean they can’t be a leader. Today, Chris and Perry talk about how to develop leadership (influence) even if you don’t have the title of a leader… yet.
26/11/2020 • 13 minutes 43 seconds
#113 – Turning Your Watchers Into Rowers
Engagement surveys tell us that roughly 70% of the people on your team are not fully engaged in their work. As a leader, you can influence the engagement level of people on your team when you invest in developing them each as individuals. Today, Chris and Perry talk about the difference between equipping and developing and why developing someone has a long-term positive effect on your business.
19/11/2020 • 16 minutes 46 seconds
#112 – I'm Winning But Not Making Any Progress
Whether you are a manager or someone without a leadership title, you may feel that you need to compete with your peers for recognition, reward, or promotion. And while competition can be healthy, if not handled properly, it can destroy influence with your peers. Today, Chris and Perry talk about ways you can complete versus compete with your peers to develop positive influence.
12/11/2020 • 15 minutes 26 seconds
#111 – How Do You Lead Up Without Sucking Up?
Leading up can be one of the more challenging aspects of influence development, because your leader may question your motives behind intentionally connecting with them. Today, Chris and Perry talk about investing in relational chemistry as a way of increasing influence with your boss.
05/11/2020 • 20 minutes 47 seconds
#110 – Leading Without A Title, But I Really Want A Title
When leading from the middle of the organization, it’s tempting to think that you don’t need to learn to lead until you get your leadership title. Unfortunately, when the opportunity comes, it may be too late to prepare. Today, Chris and Perry talk about things you could be doing to overcome the Destination Myth.
29/10/2020 • 18 minutes 48 seconds
#109 – Are You Influencing Or Just Being Bossy?
A 360-Degree Leader must be able to lead up, down and across. When thinking about how you lead down, it’s easy to fall into the trap of just being the boss, and even being bossy. But you can take your leadership to a new level when you focus on building influence with those you lead. Today, Chris and Perry share two strategies for influencing down in the organization.
22/10/2020 • 18 minutes 36 seconds
#108 – Why Do My Peers Never Listen To Me Or Follow My Lead?
Being an effective leader means being able to influence your peers, as well as your subordinates. However, influencing across in the organization can be a challenge due to the competitive nature of many peer relationships. Today, Chris and Perry talk about a structured approach to developing peer influence.
15/10/2020 • 17 minutes 40 seconds
#107 – Am I Really Supposed to Influence My Boss?
A 360-Degree Leader must be able to lead up, down, and across. Whether you have a title or not, you must be able to influence in every direction if you hope to be effective in your work. Today, Chris and Perry talk about ways people in the middle of the organization can develop more influence with their leaders.
08/10/2020 • 15 minutes 15 seconds
#106 – Leading From The Middle: I'm Not The Boss! You Do The Leading!
Leading from the middle of an organization can be challenging. There’s a myth in leadership that you need to have a title or positional power to be able to lead. This is not true. What you need is influence. In today’s episode Chris and Perry discuss ways to develop influence to help you lead without a title.
01/10/2020 • 19 minutes 47 seconds
#105 – From Good To Great Through The Valley Of Feedback
Many leaders experience conflict when trying to provide constructive or negative feedback. Often times they will forgo feedback altogether to avoid potential conflict. Today, Chris and Perry share how to reduce the potential for conflict when sharing feedback with your team.
24/09/2020 • 14 minutes 55 seconds
#104 – Five Strategies For Upping Your Conflict Game
If there are people involved, there will be conflict. Great leaders know this and are prepared to work through conflict to move ahead more quickly. Today, Chris and Perry discuss five strategies to help you raise your ability to navigate conflict successfully and constructively.
17/09/2020 • 16 minutes 50 seconds
#103 – If You Don’t Step Up to Conflict, Conflict Will Step Up to You
Almost every day in a leader’s life there are multiple opportunities to deal with conflict. One superpower of great leaders is seeing, embracing, and diffusing conflict before it can disrupt the team and derail the progress you are making. Chris and Perry talk today on how to do this.
10/09/2020 • 11 minutes 11 seconds
#102 – Why Can’t You Just Like Me and Do What I Say?
In any leadership position, conflict is both inevitable and uncomfortable, which is why many leaders avoid initiating difficult but necessary conversations within their team. Today, Chris and Perry reveal three strategies for leaning into conflict that often arises from difficult conversations.
03/09/2020 • 17 minutes 15 seconds
#101 – Are You as Inclusive as You Think You Are?
It is obvious that the workforce is growing more and more diverse, especially in the US. But, just because you have a diverse set of people with diverse backgrounds on your team, it doesn’t mean that everyone feels included to the same degree. Today we talk about three questions every follower is asking about you to determine if you are an inclusive leader.
27/08/2020 • 14 minutes 59 seconds
#100 – Values that Drive a Diverse and Inclusive Culture
As we teach in The 5 Levels of Leadership, your values drive your behavior. And, since people are watching you all the time as they decide whether to allow you to influence them, your values become very important in your ability to lead. Today we want to look at how your values determine your approach when it comes to having a diverse and inclusive culture.
20/08/2020 • 12 minutes 44 seconds
#99 – Designing a Diverse and Inclusive Culture
Diversity and inclusion (or D&I) is often thought of as merely a compliance measure. We talk about it, we take the annual training, and then we don’t do too much else. Today, we want to talk about how a leader can intentionally design a diverse and inclusive culture in their organization.
13/08/2020 • 18 minutes 34 seconds
#98 – Flattening The Hierarchy Curve Through Diversity And Inclusion
In leadership, it’s easy to surround yourself with people that look and sound a lot like you. If there is a large gap between you (the boss) and them (the followers) you are establishing a culture where everything is dependent on your thoughts and ideas alone. When you flatten that curve and invite others to have a point of view and speak into the direction and operation of the business you open the door of possibility.
06/08/2020 • 20 minutes 34 seconds
#97 – Leaders Leading Leaders Of Change
If you are a leader, and you are doing all the thinking, planning, and communicating about the changes required to grow your business, this lesson is for you. Today, Chris and Perry discuss five questions to help you equip and empower your team to think and act like change agents.
30/07/2020 • 20 minutes 53 seconds
#96 – Leading In Times Of Great Change
Being a leader of change in your organization is one thing. But, leading that change through unanticipated obstacles and a resistant team requires next-level leadership fortitude. In today’s episode, Chris and Perry share five best practices for leading in times of great change and uncertainty.
23/07/2020 • 15 minutes 46 seconds
#95 – Change Agent Challenge: Are People Following Your Lead?
To be a leader means to be a change agent. To be an effective change agent means you must have a high level of influence with others. In today’s episode Chris and Perry reveal five thoughts on how you can increase your influence and inspire people so they will follow your lead.
16/07/2020 • 17 minutes 16 seconds
#94 – Change Agents: Talking Change Or Making Change
Effective leaders know that finding innovative ways to grow and improve their business is a critical part of their role. To do so requires change. In fact, all progress requires changes. And, while many leaders see the need for change, many struggle implementing change. In today’s episode, Chris and Perry ask five questions to help you move forward while overcoming natural resistance others may have to the change you are leading.
09/07/2020 • 18 minutes 5 seconds
#93 - Leadership Culture – Train Them Up In The Way They Should Go
In this episode of The John Maxwell Executive Leadership Podcast, we pick back up with our discussion on developing leaders. Last week, we talked about identifying leaders. This week, we explore the questions leaders must ask themselves in order to develop other leaders well. We discuss the “equipping mindset,” being in the right proximity to those you’re developing, tailoring a growth plan to the individual, and common insecurities leaders face when developing others.
25/06/2020 • 25 minutes 52 seconds
#92 - Leaders, Come Out, Come Out, Wherever You Are
In this episode, we discuss how crisis highlights the importance of developing leaders. Just because you can't develop everyone doesn't mean you shouldn't be developing anyone!
18/06/2020 • 23 minutes 36 seconds
#91 - Reclaiming your culture as we re-open
#91 - Reclaiming your culture as we re-open by John Maxwell
10/06/2020 • 24 minutes 51 seconds
#90 - Avoiding the Intention/Perception Gap when Reopening Your World
Chris and Perry discuss the challenges of perception and intention as part of communication during these challenging times.
05/06/2020 • 27 minutes 52 seconds
#89 - Perspective Principles
#89 - Perspective Principles by John Maxwell
27/05/2020 • 24 minutes 21 seconds
#88 - Perspective Principles (2)
#88 - Perspective Principles (2) by John Maxwell
20/05/2020 • 28 minutes 27 seconds
#87 - Perspective Principles
#87 - Perspective Principles by John Maxwell
14/05/2020 • 27 minutes 3 seconds
#86 - Be Intentional to Find the Good in Bad Times
#86 - Be Intentional to Find the Good in Bad Times by John Maxwell
06/05/2020 • 31 minutes 48 seconds
#85 - A Leader’s Best Friend- Your Personal Development Plan
#85 - A Leader’s Best Friend- Your Personal Development Plan by John Maxwell
28/04/2020 • 18 minutes 51 seconds
#84 - How Are Insider Outsider Dynamics Killing Engagement On Your Team
Chris and Perry discuss inside vs outside
22/04/2020 • 16 minutes 10 seconds
#83 - The opportunity in adversity
Chris and Perry meet on Zoom again and discuss how to find the opportunity in adversity.
15/04/2020 • 21 minutes 16 seconds
#82 - Perspective
Chris and Perry record remote again and discuss how to keep the right perspective in these trying times.
08/04/2020 • 24 minutes 28 seconds
#81 - The world has changed (2) from optimal to possible.
Chris and Perry get together online for the second time to discuss coping with the new normal.
30/03/2020 • 29 minutes 3 seconds
#80 - The World has Changed - from Optimal to Possible (1)
Chris and Perry discuss leadership in times of crisis and working remote.
25/03/2020 • 27 minutes 16 seconds
#79 - Are You An Inspiring Leader (Part 2) With Chris Fuller
Chris and special guest Chris Fuller continue their conversation on being an inspiring leader.
17/03/2020 • 23 minutes 49 seconds
#78 - Are You An Inspiring Leader (Part 1) With Chris Fuller
Chris welcomes guest Chris Fuller to discuss what makes for inspirational leadership.
10/03/2020 • 22 minutes 1 second
#77 - Excuse Me, Your Attitude Is Showing
Chris and Perry discuss how to everything you do (or don't) makes up your attitude. And your people will see all of it.
03/03/2020 • 19 minutes 33 seconds
#76 - 8 Reasons Why The Feedback Your Are Giving Is NOT Helping
Last episode Chris and Perry focussed on being able to take feedback. This episode is about how to give GOOD feedback.
27/02/2020 • 16 minutes 45 seconds
#75 - If You Don't Like Feedback, You'll Like A Disengaged Team Even Less
Chris and Perry discuss Feedback - and how you should embrace it or be face a disengaged team.
25/02/2020 • 17 minutes 58 seconds
#74 - Leading Women
#74 - Leading Women by John Maxwell
11/02/2020 • 22 minutes 42 seconds
73 - Leadershift For Women With Stacey Speller
Chris and Stacey discuss leadership for women - and the shifts that are happening inside and outside the workplace. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/leadershift-for-women-atlanta-ga-0312-registration-86681493681
04/02/2020 • 30 minutes 40 seconds
#72 - I Think I Want To Think Like Successful Leaders Think
Chris and Perry talk about acting like a leader vs talking about wanting to be one!
23/01/2020 • 15 minutes 6 seconds
#71 - Is Your Team Better Because Of You?
Chris and Perry explore challenges of leading a team, day in, day out.
16/01/2020 • 19 minutes 22 seconds
#70 - Are You Telling, Teaching, Or Coaching
Chris and Perry look at the difference between telling someone what to do and coaching someone.
08/01/2020 • 16 minutes 52 seconds
69 - What would last year's You tell this year's You?
A new year - a new you? What can you learn from last year's you?
02/01/2020 • 17 minutes 31 seconds
#67 - Five Hallmarks Of Elite Performance
Chris and Perry explore what makes for elite performance.
18/12/2019 • 17 minutes 52 seconds
#68 - Who Makes The Decisions Around Here
Chris and Perry look at ways to optimize delegation and decision making.
16/12/2019 • 18 minutes 54 seconds
#66 - You Mean There's Another Level?
#66 - You Mean There's Another Level? by John Maxwell
11/12/2019 • 19 minutes 38 seconds
#65 - Do I Really Need A Vision
Chris and Perry discuss how to
04/12/2019 • 18 minutes 31 seconds
#64 - Are You Working In Your Business Or On Your Business
Chris and Perry discuss the challenge of taking time to work ON the business vs. being consumed by all the daily tasks IN the business.
27/11/2019 • 17 minutes 33 seconds
#63 - Is It Really MY JOB To Motivate YOU
Chris and Perry discuss the challenges of motivating people.
14/11/2019 • 14 minutes 59 seconds
#62 - Ten Strategies For Becoming A World - Class Networker
Chris and Perry discuss the important of networking - and how get really good at it.
13/11/2019 • 17 minutes 37 seconds
61 - Moving From Rules & Regulations To Standards & Expectations
61 - Moving From Rules & Regulations To Standards & Expectations by John Maxwell
06/11/2019 • 14 minutes 8 seconds
#60 - Leader Challenge: Building Bench Strength
#60 - Leader Challenge: Building Bench Strength by John Maxwell
22/10/2019 • 17 minutes 28 seconds
#59 - Leadership Decision Time - Be Vulnerable Or Armor Up
Chris and Perry look at being approachable as a leader.
15/10/2019 • 15 minutes 43 seconds
#58 - You May Have Presence, But Is It Executive Presence
Chris and Perry discuss the difference between presence and executive presence. Everything we do as a leader as part of it - like it or not.
08/10/2019 • 18 minutes 17 seconds
#57 I'm A High I, Networker, ENFJ, Blue, What Type Are You?
Chris and Perry discuss personality assessment tools (Myers-Briggs, DISC, Right Path)and their place in the workplace.
30/09/2019 • 18 minutes 34 seconds
#56 - The Approachable Leader – Engagement On Steroids
Chris and Perry discuss how to make sure that 'the door is always open' is not just a slogan, but a reality for your team members,
24/09/2019 • 19 minutes 54 seconds
#55 - The Teachable Leader – Engagement On Steroids
Chris and Perry discuss how to be a teachable leader. Being open to feedback is a key trait of good leadership. And a skill that can be learned!
17/09/2019 • 20 minutes 13 seconds
#54 - Questions I Ask Myself As A Leader
Chris and Perry dive into what dialog to have with your 'inner leader'.
11/09/2019 • 18 minutes 42 seconds
#53 - Dare To Be Dumb – The Power Of Questions
Chris and Perry discuss the power of asking questions as a way to guide people and work through issues.
04/09/2019 • 20 minutes 9 seconds
#52 - A Leader's Secret Weapon- Developing Your Team
Chris and Perry talk about the most powerful way to increase the performance of your team: making sure there's a focus on continuous development of your team members.
28/08/2019 • 19 minutes 55 seconds
#51 - Hanging Around The Hoop
Chris and Perry discuss how 'being where the action is' happens not by accident, but through conscious efforts.
21/08/2019 • 17 minutes 12 seconds
#50 - A Lesson In Persistence, Consistency And Catchy Titles
Chris and Perry celebrate recording 50 podcasts and use the occasion to discuss lessons learnt and principles used to get to 50 podcasts.
13/08/2019 • 20 minutes 22 seconds
#49 - Taking Your Team To The Next Level
Chris and Perry discuss how to challenge your team to raise their standards without pushing beyond what's healthy.
08/08/2019 • 19 minutes 35 seconds
#48 - A 4 Phase Approach To Leading Leaders
Chris and Perry discuss ways to lead and develop leadership inside your team
01/08/2019 • 18 minutes 37 seconds
#47 - How Can I Lead Without A Title? A Listener Question.
Chris and Perry take on a listener question - how to lead without a title, or put different, is everyone a leader?
23/07/2019 • 14 minutes 8 seconds
#46 - Tuesday Is Coming What Do You Have To Show For It?
What are the big three's for you this week? Tuesday is coming - and then it's Friday before you know it Chris and Terry discuss planning, priorities and how to get things done!
16/07/2019 • 17 minutes 10 seconds
#45 - Are you a Visionary or a Vision Caster
A visionary talks a lot but does little - someone with a vision does a lot and talks little. Chris and Perry talk vision statements and how to make sure they are more than a poster on the wall.
09/07/2019 • 14 minutes 55 seconds
#44 Setting Priorities - Rising Above The Noise Of The Urgent
Chris and Perry discuss time management strategies
02/07/2019 • 15 minutes 35 seconds
#43 - 3 Sets Of 3 - An Employee Engagement Mini - Course
Chris and Perry dive deeper into employee engagement.
25/06/2019 • 17 minutes 6 seconds
#42 - Not So Secret Agents Of Change
Chris and Perry explore the need for change to keep momentum going and how to be that agent of change.
13/06/2019 • 17 minutes 40 seconds
#41 - Listening - A Leader's tool to show value
Chris and Terry discuss how listening is one of the most powerful tools in the toolbox of any leader.
06/06/2019 • 19 minutes 35 seconds
#40 - Characteristics Of Highly Accountable People
Chris and Perry discuss what makes for an accountable leader. Lots of practical tips including "Follow up Friday"!
05/06/2019 • 16 minutes 50 seconds
#39 - 5 Skills For Winning Influencing And Connecting
Chris and Perry looks at importance of connecting with people and how to perfect your skills for doing so.
30/05/2019 • 18 minutes 54 seconds
#37 - 3 Guiding Behaviors
#37 - 3 Guiding Behaviors by John Maxwell
14/05/2019 • 21 minutes 7 seconds
#38 -From The Mouth Of A Millennial
Chris and Perry have another guest - Eric Corona who joins them to talk about generations in the office, especially millennials.
09/05/2019 • 23 minutes 7 seconds
#36 - Its All About The People
Today Chris and Perry welcome their first ever guest on the Leadership Podcast: Fernando Campos of Peoples Mortgage.
07/05/2019 • 28 minutes 30 seconds
#35 - Bridging the IP GAP
Chris and Perry discuss how to bridge the Intention - Perception Gap
26/04/2019 • 21 minutes 14 seconds
#34 - 10 Employee Engagement Half Truths (part 2)
Chris and Perry discuss how easy it can be to 'believe' you're doing great as leader. Practice coaching in the moment for starters!
16/04/2019 • 16 minutes 30 seconds
#33 - 10 Half Truths leaders like to believe (part 1)
Chris and Perry discuss the convenient half-truths leaders like or assume to be true.
09/04/2019 • 19 minutes 27 seconds
#32 First Things First - It's All About Priorities
#32 First Things First - It's All About Priorities by John Maxwell
27/03/2019 • 19 minutes 17 seconds
#31 - Performance Reviews
Chris and Perry discuss the often dreaded performance review.
19/03/2019 • 15 minutes 22 seconds
#30 - Leading Day-to-Day
Chris and Perry discuss the challenges of 'showing up every day'.
01/03/2019 • 18 minutes 47 seconds
#29 - Authentic Leadership Is The Core Of Any Business Culture
Chris and Perry discuss the importance of authenticity for leaders. Authentic leadership is at the core of business culture. How to be authentic - and what not to do to foster authenticity.
21/02/2019 • 15 minutes 10 seconds
#28- What Is Company Culture?
Chris and Perry dive into 'company culture'. What is it - and how does it matter?
14/02/2019 • 20 minutes 3 seconds
#27 - Leading Across Cultures
Chris and Perry discuss leadership across cultures.
05/02/2019 • 19 minutes 46 seconds
#26 - Delegation basics
Chris and Perry talk about delegation. How to make others in your team successful and grow everyones leadership.
29/01/2019 • 19 minutes 5 seconds
#25 Where have all the new health club members gone?
Chris and Perry discuss the challenge of 'keeping it going' - how to make sure you keep going to the gym for more than a few weeks after your New Years resolution and how to help your team do the same.
16/01/2019 • 14 minutes 33 seconds
#24 - Connecting 5 Generations Deep
Chris and Terry discuss the challenges and opportunities that come with having 5 generations working alongside in the work place.
07/01/2019 • 21 minutes 30 seconds
#23 New Year: Making your resolutions and plans work!
Chris and Perry discuss ways to start the new year the best way possible. Careful planning is just as important as commitment to sticking to resolutions and meeting business goals!
27/12/2018 • 12 minutes 13 seconds
#22 - Exhibiting Empathy, EQ and Engagement
Chris and Perry look at engagement - or the lack of engagement and the importance of showing empathy as a leader.
17/12/2018 • 16 minutes 17 seconds
#21 Establishing And Maintaining Trust
Chris and Perry discuss the importance of building a work environment where trust prevails.
05/12/2018 • 15 minutes 52 seconds
#20 - Setting Boundaries
Chris and Perry dive into the topic of setting boundaries. Your team can't be successful if you don't set clear boundaries and boundaries go hand in hand with keeping a clear eye on priorities.
12/11/2018 • 16 minutes 4 seconds
#19 Stepping Up Or Stepping Back
Chris and Perry discuss engagement - employee engagement to be more specific and the idea of 'multipliers' that can help make everyone on the team smarter.
05/11/2018 • 19 minutes 33 seconds
#18 Leading When Things Are Good
When your business is doing well, your team is doing great too, right? Often not - it turns out! Chris and Perry discuss a recent coaching call.
26/10/2018 • 15 minutes 29 seconds
#17 - Is It Ok To Be Me?
#17 - Is It Ok To Be Me? by John Maxwell
17/10/2018 • 23 minutes 40 seconds
#16 - Difficult Conversations
Chris and Perry discuss best practices for having difficult conversations, like finding the balance between care and candor.
24/09/2018 • 20 minutes 3 seconds
#15 - I know you're busy, but doing what?
Chris and Perry discuss being busy - everyone is so busy. But are they? Being busy and being productive are not the same.
19/09/2018 • 22 minutes 2 seconds
#14 - How to give feedback that leads to change
Chris and Perry discuss how to give feedback to people in way works. One of the key issues is that a lot of employees feel they do not get enough feedback to begin and when they get it it's often not received as constructive.
13/09/2018 • 18 minutes 32 seconds
#13 - Questions every coaching leader should ask themselves
Chris and Perry switch roles today to hear from Perry about self checks leaders should do to make sure they keep growing.
06/09/2018 • 13 minutes 35 seconds
The #1 Way Leaders Work Themselves Out of a Job
Chris and Perry discuss how leaders can get themselves 'fired'. That is, how to make create space for others to take their place so that can move up.
20/08/2018 • 16 minutes 44 seconds
#11 - Going from Me to We
Chris and Perry discuss how new leaders need to make sure to lead the team to perform as a team and not just be the top performer.
08/08/2018 • 14 minutes 2 seconds
#10 - Managers make things happen - Leaders create momentum!
How do you get from simply making things happen to creating momentum? Chris and Perry discuss the ways great leaders get people their team in a flow that goes beyond just 'doing'.
24/07/2018 • 13 minutes 57 seconds
#9 - At Some Point You Will Have To Produce Results!
No matter how well you connect with the people on your team - ultimately you'll have to deliver results for the team as well. Chris and Perry discuss different aspects of leading and what makes people want to follow you.
03/07/2018 • 11 minutes 24 seconds
#8 - On The Bus And In The Right Seat
Chris and Perry discuss the challenges of success as a level 3 leader. How to have the right people on the bus and how to stay productive as leader. And Perry demoes his No button!
19/06/2018 • 17 minutes 7 seconds
#7 - Tasks vs. Relationships - Navigating the 5 Levels Of Leadership danger zone
Chris and Perry discuss the challenges of being a 'relationship person' or a 'task' person and how this relates to level 2 and 3 leadership.
05/06/2018 • 17 minutes 3 seconds
#6 - Connecting is the key!
Moving from Level 1 to Level 2 in the Five Levels of Leadership means that people are following you because they want to, not just because they have to. Getting there requires building relationships and really connecting with your people. Are you listening to your team? Are you asking questions and being curious? In Episode 6 of our Executive Leadership Podcast, Perry Holley and Chris Goede will share tips for leaders to boost their connectivity and take the leap to a Level 2 leader.
21/05/2018 • 19 minutes
#5 - Three questions every team member will ask their leader
In this episode, we look at the three questions that every employee will ask their boss or leader. Can you help me,-can I trust you and do you care about me.
20/04/2018 • 11 minutes 44 seconds
#4 - Your people are watching you, all the time
Leading by example means working on your own development to help your team grow!
10/04/2018 • 15 minutes 36 seconds
#3 - You cannot give what you do not have
In this episode Chris and Perry discuss steps to take to make sure you grow -so that your team can grow with you. They key to personal development is committing to it - and sticking to it. Start with making small changes.
09/04/2018 • 15 minutes 34 seconds
#2 - Congratulations, now get busy!
Chris Goede and Perry Holly discuss how to move from level 1 leadership (people follow you because they have to) towards level 2 (people follow you because they want to.
06/04/2018 • 10 minutes 26 seconds
#1 - The 5 Levels of Leadership Introduction
An overview of the 5 levels of Leadership, a fundamental concept in the works of John C. Maxwell.