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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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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Managing Explosive Growth with Jacob Baadsgaard – Episode 52

July 4, 2018

You are either growing or dying. That’s a principle in business as old as supply and demand. However, there are the right ways to manage growth and the wrong ways to manage it. As a leader, you need to ensure that you set the right conditions so that your organization does not fail due to its success. That is where my guest for this episode comes into effect.

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Leadership Panel – Episode 50

June 20, 2018

The average new podcast doesn’t last more than a few months of even deep into double-digits before the host no longer provides new content. For the Moving Forward Leadership to hit 50 episodes over the span of 1.5 years has been a testament to you the listeners out there! It’s for you that I record these shows weekly and provide you with the best content possible.  I thank you for the support that you have given Moving Forward Leadership thus far and I am humbled by the thousands of you who are listening to this show weekly. 

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Eliminating Leadership Blind Spots with Jason Treu – Episode 49

June 18, 2018

We all have them… blind spots. No matter how hard you try they will always be there. So it’s important for leaders to develop the skills to not only identify their own blind spots but their team’s blind spots as well. This is where this episode’s guest comes into play.

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