Lead Your Organization

Lead with Speed | Alan Willett | Episode 127

One of the most important questions a leader can ask themselves is: “How do I get my teams, my organization to move faster?” That is the challenge that all leaders face. This challenge grows more intense every day. Lead with Speed is the answer. This problem of speed is often disguised by other symptoms, such…

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The Innovator’s Spirit | Former Cree CEO Chuck Swoboda | Episode 124

To develop something new that solves a significant problem and creates real value for customers, you have to take risk proportionate to the potential return. Yet, most people are conditioned to avoid risk. Leading innovation requires a willingness to pursue a goal without knowing exactly how you’ll achieve it. To overcome the fear of failure…

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Lead a Lean Organization | Jay Hodge | Episode 122

Lean works, and it will impact every single fiber of your organization’s operational fabric. It will be woven into your quality, productivity, service, customer satisfaction, safety, growth, and financial processes. Lean is not people dependent, it is process dependent, built upon standards and consistency. It exposes waste and promotes value, enabling you to realize capacity…

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The Innovation Ultimatum | Steve Brown | Episode 120

Most businesses identify six key digital technologies—artificial intelligence (AI), distributed ledgers and blockchain, the Internet of Things (IoT), autonomous machines, virtual and augmented reality, and 5G communication—as critical to their relevance and growth over the coming ten years. These new disruptive technologies present significant opportunity for businesses in every industry. The first businesses to understand…

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Leading with a Twist | Dominique Mas | Episode 118

One day we will all be replaced as leaders with younger talent who is emerging from our wake. However, first we need to find this talent, retain it, and grow it so that it becomes the model which we are looking for. Sometimes it is easy, other times it tough and requires not just leadership…

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Wait, I’m the Boss?!? | The Leadership Guy Peter Economy | Episode 117

It happens to all leaders at some point… They become the boss. Sometimes leaders are prepared for their new role, other times they are not. The most important thing is that leaders understand their position, their level of experience, and take action to continuously improve themselves. Sometimes though, a little help is all that is…

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Toxic Leadership | Mark Tinsley | Episode 112

Toxic leaders, they are everywhere. In fact, they are not worth being referred to as leaders, instead I like to refer to them as bosses. These horrible examples of leadership are too often the result in people quitting and ultimately organizations crumbling. Mark Tinsley is a US Army Officer, and leadership coach and consultant. With…

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Culture Fix | Colin Ellis | Episode 109

A cultural evolution is a complex undertaking and isn’t something you hire a consultant to lead or that you purchase off the shelf. If people within the organization don’t believe in the culture change, aren’t involved in it or simply don’t understand it, it will fail. Leaders need to prepare their organization for cultural evolution…

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Developing a Culture of Engagement | David Veech | Episode 106

Engagement and culture are two aspects which followers yearn for within any organization. They want to feel like they belong in the organization, that the organization understands them as an individual, and that they feel connected with their organization at the core level. Yet too many organizations out there couldn’t care less about this aspects….

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The Strategy Mindset 2.0 | Chuck Bamford | Episode 105

Far too many organizations formulate their strategy with antiquated approaches designed to make everyone feel good, and then fail to implement anything meaningful. Ineffective strategies, assessed using assumptions rather than quantifiable metrics, muddy organizations’ abilities to hone an identity that will make them stand out. Developing goals around the business’s true competitive advantages — determined…

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