Podcast Episodes

Making Effective Decisions with Michael Schaffer – Episode 23

Leading people is by far the biggest time drain of leadership. However, in the end you are leader because you the decision making authority within your organization. Leaders often freeze at decision making, they can’t seem to grasph that this is a core respsonbility of their job. It does not have to be that way…

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How to Manage Your Time – Episode 22

Time management is crucial to all of those in leadership roles. As leaders, our time is constantly being sucked away from our days due to meetings, emails, events, and so-on. Therefore, time management is a core skill for any leader in order to ensure that they have enough hours in the day to get their…

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How to Strike the Balance – Episode 21

Work-Life balance is a hot topic these days. People are feeling constantly connected to their work due to the ever-increasing flexibility of technology. But as a leader, you need to establish a work-life balance for your people before you burn them and yourself out! In today’s episode, I discuss how we can establish a work-life…

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Exercising Political Leadership with M.P. Mark Gerretson – Episode 20

Politics is one of the areas where people automatically think about when they think of leadership. However, political leadership is much more than simply campaigning, getting elected, and then simply debating in Parliament. No, exercising political leadership has direct impacts on people’s lives and that is what we will learn about in this episode. I…

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Master the Game – Episode 19

Either we like it or not, we are all in this big game known as life. Well, at least that’s how I like to look at it. We all need to play this game and if we are going to be successful then we need to master the game. Those who do so end up…

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The Power of Influence With Brent Kelly – Episode 18

Influence, like many things, can be used for good or evil. The good regarding influence is that as a leader it enables you to guide your people to your vision easily. Additionally, you often need to use influence to get others to believe in you and what you want to achieve. That is where the…

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Rising Through Adversity with Jordon Perolio – Episode 17

At some point, we all have to face adversity. The difference is what you do when that adversity comes. As a leader your people’s adversity becomes yours. Hearing others’ story can help you with your situation. The main thing is to learn from others’ lessons and apply them to your situation. In this episode, I…

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Leading From the Front with Colonel (Retired) John Conrad – Episode 16

Military leaders have been some of the greatest leaders of all time. However, many have been quietly leading in the shadows of their military service. Military leaders have a distinct difference in their leadership requirements compared to their civilian counterparts – they have the potential of seeing their people fall in combat.  In today’s episode,…

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Maximize Your Credibility – Episode 15

Your credibility as a leader is the cornerstone of your leadership ability. With credibility you can influence and lead people easily. Without credibility you are fighting a lost battle with no hope. But there’s more to credibility than just what is shown on the surface. There are ways which you can gain, lose, and use…

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Leading Virtual Teams with James Nieves – Episode 14

Virtual teams are becoming more a common reality as organizations look to cut costs while affording their people work-life balance. Therefore, a leader needs to learn how to lead virtual teams in order to be successful. There are different things to consider when you are leading virtual teams than teams who work in the same…

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