How to Lead an Employee Termination with Alison Gerlach – Episode 34

February 21, 2018

Employee termination can be a sensitive subject but as a leader, it is one which you need to be prepared for. Sometimes it just does not work out. Not all employees are meant to stay with your organization forever and that is ok. Just note that regardless of the reasons you need to treat the person with respect and dignity. These core principles will help guide you through this potentially emotionally-charged situation. 

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Leadership Axioms with Steve Smith – Episode 33

February 14, 2018

Leadership is often referred to as an art and not a science. What that means that there are no specific processes or formulas to find the answer to a problem. Instead, leadership requires leaders to develop soft skills or interpersonal skills.

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Lead and Manage the Hiring Process with Rebecca Barnes-Hogg – Episode 32

February 7, 2018

My expert, Rebecca Barnes-Hogg comes with a lengthy background and has developed her hiring process referred to as the YOLO. In the end, her goal is for you to find the purple unicorn – or your ideal employee.

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How to Lead Professional Growth with Keisha A. Rivers – Episode 31

January 31, 2018

Professional Growth is critically important for any business to success. From driving sales to employee development, every business needs to ensure that professional growth is a priority.

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Lessons from a Younger Leader with George Penyak – Episode 30

January 24, 2018

Age is often related to leadership; however, just because someone is older does not mean that they are a better leader. Millennials today are slowly taking over the workforce for their creativity, drive, imagination. My guest in this episode, George Penyak, is just that. Despite being the youngest member of his sales team, he is the team lead.

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How to be a Fit Leader with Josiah Novak – Episode 29

January 17, 2018

Leadership and fitness are not generally thought of being held hand-in-hand. However, I am a huge supporter of regular physical activity. Having a high level of fitness has more benefits than simply being ripped.

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How to Lead through a Negotiation with Kwame Christian – Episode 28

January 10, 2018

Negotiation is found in our everyday lives no matter if you are trying to land that massive business deal or trying to get your child ready for school. Negotiation is everywhere. So if we are constantly engaged in negotiations then it beckons to reason that as a leader you should be well-versed in the art. That’s where my guest comes into play. 

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Finding Success Through Finding Strengths with Tance Hughes – Episode 27

January 3, 2018

We all have strengths and we all have weaknesses. As a leader, it is imperative that we know both for ourselves and our people. This is where Strengths Finder comes to play. This approach allows you to find out your and your people’s strengths and weaknesses which in turn will allow you to make educated decisions about how to employ and assign tasks. 

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From UN Missions to the Boardroom with Jennifer Britton – Episode 26

December 23, 2017

Non-government Organizations (NGOs) are found all over the world doing great work benefiting the underprivileged.  These organizations have their own leadership challenges which few of us get the opportunity to experience. NGOs leaders have to deal with limited resources and capacity more than  any business could ever imagine. 

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How to be More Personal with Colonel (retired) Robert Campbell – Episode 25

December 11, 2017

Often a leader’s personnel is referred to as their greatest resource. While the premise of the statement is true, it leads leaders to be cold and heartless. The ideology of being more personal with your personnel is that you become closer to them, understanding who they are as an individual and team member. Which leads to this episode’s guest. 

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