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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Leading with your Mind featuring Silk Celia – Episode 55

August 1, 2018

Decision making is a cornerstone of leadership. Decisions are why leaders exist… decisions day in day out. To be an effective leader, your decision-making skills must be top-tier. Decisions, however, are tied to your mind and how you think. If you are able to maximize your mental strength through the use of your unconscious mind then decisions will come quicker, clearer, and more effective. Hence my guest Silke Celia. 

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Enabling Employee Engagement with Jo Dodds – Episode 53

July 13, 2018

It’s one of the most important things which leaders and organizations must achieve yet it is one of the most difficult things to achieve. To have fully engaged employees takes more than finding the right employees with the right attitude to have engagement. Employee engagement needs to start from the top, as a leader you need to be driving the organizational culture so that employee engagement is at the forefront of all people in the organization. 

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Your Leadership Flight Path to Success with Thor Conklin – Episode 44

May 9, 2018

A leader is someone who demonstrates what is possible —Mark Yarnell As leaders we are used to planning… well everything! But how often have we found ourselves wishing we had a process mapped out for a particular issue? If happens more times than I can imagine honestly. Mapped processes help us achieve leadership success, the […]

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How to be a Transparent Leader – Episode 42

April 25, 2018

Honesty and transparency make you vulnerable. Be honest and transparent anyway. – Mother Teresa Transparency is not something which is often discussed in the leadership realm. However, it is crucial to your success as a leader. Transparency allows you to close the “Leadership Gap” and increase the accountability within your organization.  But how can you […]

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Developing your Organizational Purpose with Alex Agresta – Episode 41

April 18, 2018

Having purpose is something which we all hear about and know of but truly how many of us live our lives with purpose? Further to that, how many of us lead our organizations with purpose? The purpose is what drives us to organizations, groups, and individuals. Finding organizational purpose is a must-do for any leader. You need to understand what your organization is truly set out to achieve. That may seem easy if you’re in business – make money – think beyond that. Think deeper and in the end, you will achieve greatness and amazing results. 

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How to be a Sustainable Leader with Maura Sweeney – Episode 39

April 4, 2018

Sustainability is a hot topic these days. From sustainable energy sources to sustainable modes of transportation. However, there’s a form of sustainability which is appropriate for this site and show – sustainable leadership. Being a sustainable leader is more than a tagline, it’s a mindset which a leader needs to employ every single day, in every single decision. Being a sustainable leader takes time, dedication and consistency.

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35 Leadership Lessons from a 35 Year old

February 28, 2018

I celebrated my 35th birthday and of those 35 years, I have been exercising leadership for over 20 of them. During my time, I have learned a large number of leadership lessons and decided to do a podcast episode solely dedicated to these lessons.

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