Podcast Episodes

Lead a Lean Organization | Jay Hodge | Episode 122

Lean works, and it will impact every single fiber of your organization’s operational fabric. It will be woven into your quality, productivity, service, customer satisfaction, safety, growth, and financial processes. Lean is not people dependent, it is process dependent, built upon standards and consistency. It exposes waste and promotes value, enabling you to realize capacity…

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Are Your Leaders Wide Awake? | Laura Prisc | Episode 121

Organizations are paying the price in many ways — absenteeism, reduced production and quality levels, complaints, poor morale surveys, and recruiting costs. Leaders need to learn how to get their workforce engaged, get them to offer discretionary effort, and in the process bring extra value to the organization. If they don’t, their company isn’t reaping…

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The Innovation Ultimatum | Steve Brown | Episode 120

Most businesses identify six key digital technologies—artificial intelligence (AI), distributed ledgers and blockchain, the Internet of Things (IoT), autonomous machines, virtual and augmented reality, and 5G communication—as critical to their relevance and growth over the coming ten years. These new disruptive technologies present significant opportunity for businesses in every industry. The first businesses to understand…

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The Power of Masterminds | Ronan Leonard | Episode 119

Napoleon Hill wrote about the power of masterminds in his famous book “Think and Grow Rich.” The idea of a few people coming together to discuss their problems and find solutions has proven to be a power force. Yet so many leaders do not seek to utilize this incredible resource which leaves so much potential…

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Leading with a Twist | Dominique Mas | Episode 118

One day we will all be replaced as leaders with younger talent who is emerging from our wake. However, first we need to find this talent, retain it, and grow it so that it becomes the model which we are looking for. Sometimes it is easy, other times it tough and requires not just leadership…

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Wait, I’m the Boss?!? | The Leadership Guy Peter Economy | Episode 117

It happens to all leaders at some point… They become the boss. Sometimes leaders are prepared for their new role, other times they are not. The most important thing is that leaders understand their position, their level of experience, and take action to continuously improve themselves. Sometimes though, a little help is all that is…

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Your Scrum Playbook | CEO Fabian Schwartz | Episode 116

Agility is taking over the way organizations conduct operations at a rapid pace. However, in order to achieve agility you must understand the fundamentals aspects of it. Scrum is one of the components which enable organizations to achieve agility.  Fabian Schwartz is the CEO at Scrum Colombia, Professor of Agile Project Management, and author of…

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The Evergreen Talent Ideology | Roberta Matuson | Episode 115

What many organization leaders fail to understand is that you can’t simply transplant a competitor’s talent strategy and achieve the same results—just as you can’t take plants suited to a warm climate and expect them to thrive in chillier locales. The conditions are too different. But a company that takes the time to examine its…

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Do More, Stress Less as a Leader | Alexis Haselberger | Episode 114

As leaders our time is one of our most important resources. It is constantly being demanded for, used, abused, and ultimately we never have enough of it. We need to maximize our time in order to ensure that we are operating effectively for ourselves, our teams, and our organization. In order to achieve this we…

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Navigating the Impossible | World Record Holder Jason Caldwell | Episode 113

Thirty-five days, 14 hours, and 3 minutes. That’s how long it took Jason Caldwell and the crew of the American Spirit to row 3,000 miles across the Atlantic Ocean during the perilous 2016 Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge—or, as it’s known to those who attempt it, “The World’s Toughest Row.” They not only succeeded but set a world record….

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