Unlocking Your Leadership Potential with George Penyak – Episode 65

February 13, 2019

Regardless if you believe it or not, we all have leadership potential in us. In some form or another we all can be leaders. Some people naturally are able to unlock it themselves while others need someone to show them the way to unlock it.

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Dumbing Down Organizational Growth with Karen Walker – Episode 64

February 6, 2019

As an organization you are either flying or you are dying and this holds true whether you are for-profit or not-for-profit. Organizations grow over time to meet their increasing demands are requirements. However, there are ways to fail at growing. Organizations can actually set themselves up for failure when they grow too fast with little or no vision to what this growth actually means. This is where my guest Karen Walker comes into play.

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Lead a Badass Agile Organization with Chris Williams – Episode 63

January 30, 2019

Change, it is the ever consent in our world. Since forever, the world has been changing. Organizations are no different. Organizations at times need to be steady like an rock and others they need to be adaptive and nimble like a cat. This is where “agile” comes into play. Agile allows organizations to change, morph, and become more effective in a short period of time. However, to employ it properly it has to be respected and executed by the team and not one lone individual.

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Leadership Force Multipliers

January 21, 2019

In today’s modern and fast-paced world we need all the help that we can get. Frankly, keeping our heads above water is often a difficult task, let alone driving our organizations forward and creating real-lasting change. Only if there was something which could help us exponentially. Something which would take our efforts right now and turn them into something even more powerful. This is where leadership force multipliers come into play.

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Ditch the SMART Goals for POWER Goals – Episode 61

January 10, 2019

It’s the beginning of 2019 and there is a sense of new beginnings in the air. People across the world have made goals to make themselves better in some form or another. Whether they are looking for personal or professional growth goal setting is crucial process to develop oneself.

However, within the next few weeks most people will begin to slowly fail on their goals to the point of complete catastrophic failure. In fact, only 8% of all people who set new goals for themselves at the beginning of the year will reach them! Only 8%! Why do so many people fail? Is it their motivation, sense of purpose, or capabilities? In reality, everyone is different, but a significant issue is that people generally do not have a plan for achieving their goals.

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Company Transformation Through Alignment with Alex Vorobieff – Episode 60

November 22, 2018

“Transformation isn’t about improving. It’s about re-thinking” – Malcolm Gladwell All organizations will go through this during their life cycle at some point… misalignment. Organizations go through misalignment because of many factors – size, age, poor leadership, etc – but all have one thing in common a transformation is required.  Alex Vorobieff has helped countless businesses […]

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Using Conflict for Good with Nathan Regier – Episode 59

September 16, 2018

Conflict is ever present. Even reading these podcast show notes could be causing you conflict this very instant. As leaders, we need to know the good, the bad, and the ugly revolving around conflict. Additionally, whilst conflict can be a catalyst for good change, unresolved conflict can cause long-lasting damage to an organization. As a leader, you need to know how to use conflict for good, and then ultimately resolve it. This is where my guest, Nate Reiger comes to play.

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Mastering Servant Leadership with Art Barter – Episode 58

August 29, 2018

Servant leadership is a hot topic as of late but the ideology is not truly new. Essentially, servant leaders place their people and organizations first and themselves last. In the Canadian Army, we have the ideology of – Mission, Troops, Self. Which is essentially servant leadership. But still, when I learned about today’s guest I knew I had to have him on to talk about this absolutely crucial topic. 

Art Barter is CEO and cultural architect of Datron World Communications Inc., an organization he transformed from a $10 million company to a $200 million company in just six years by putting into practice the behaviors of servant leadership. He also founded the Servant Leadership Institute (SLI) as a vehicle to share his knowledge and to teach others how to inspire and equip those they influence.

Barter is the author of Farmer Able: A Fable About Servant Leadership Transforming Organizations and People From the Inside Out. In his newest work, The Servant Leadership Journal, Barter teaches the nine behaviors necessary to grow into a servant leader.

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Surviving Leader Burnout with Michael Levitt – Episode 57

August 15, 2018

Leader burnout is a real and dangerous problem. As more is expected of us leaders the greater the risk of burnout occurring. Frankly, everyone is susceptible to burnout. In fact, I have experienced burnout myself on a number of occasions. However, I was able to rebound, collect myself, and get back to business. Burnout can come at a number of different levels, from simply needing a break to complete and utter breakdown. Don’t let yourself fall to the latter and hence why I have my guest on this episode!

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July Recap and Thoughts – Episode 56

August 9, 2018

Hey all, A little late I know but nonetheless here’s my July recap and leadership thoughts. During this episode I go over: July’s released episodes August’s planned episodes My thoughts on transitioning out of a leadership role.

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