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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Guest Appearance – Badass Agile Podcast

February 10, 2019

http://media.blubrry.com/badassagile/content.blubrry.com/badassagile/Badass_Conversations_-_Agility_and_Leadership_in_the_Field_of_Battle_with_Scott_McCarthy.mp3 I had the joy of being interviewed on Chris Williams’ Badass Agile podcast recently! Here is what he had to say on his landing page: This week, I interview Scott McCarthy of Moving Forward Leadership. Scott is a leader in the Canadian Armed Forces, and also runs his own leadership consultancy and podcast. In […]

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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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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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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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Develop the Mindset of a Navy SEAL with Mark Divine – Episode 54

July 18, 2018

Mindset is everything. It’s a common expression which can be heard in fitness gyms, sports teams, and even sales teams. But mindset is crucial for everyone. To be a leader, you have to have the mindset that you are a leader. You are worthy of leading, you have a vision which will take your organization into the future, and that you are capable of doing it. So in order to achieve this, I went looking no further than a former US Navy SEAL to find out how we can be more mindful as leaders.

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