Lead Yourself

How to Communicate Effectively | Stephanie Hanna | Episode 144

Stephanie has been coaching attorneys and other professionals for the past decade – helping them navigate the profession, build their reputations, and develop their careers. Having been a prosecutor, judicial staff attorney, solo practitioner, magistrate, and law firm associate, Stephanie understands the dynamics at play in each environment. She has been successful in different settings and has been elected by her peers to serve the profession and the community at high levels.

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How to be a Complete Leader | US Navy SEAL Commander Jon Macaskill | Episode 142-2

Jon Macaskill is a retired Navy SEAL Commander turned mindfulness and meditation teacher. He was born in SouthAfrica and moved with his parents and 4 siblings to the US when he was 7. He grew up in Ruston, Louisiana where he was an avidtrack and cross country runner. After graduating high school, he served briefly…

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Networking For Leaders | Frank Agin | Episode 139

Frank Agin is the founder and president of AmSpirit Business Connections, where he works to empower entrepreneurs, sales representatives and professionals around the country to become more successful through networking. In addition, he is a “sought after” speaker and consultant to companies and organizations on topics related to professional networking and business relationship development. He’s written numerous articles on professional networking and is the author of several books, some of which include, Foundational Networking: Building Know, Like and Trust to Create a Lifetime of Extraordinary Success … The Champion: Finding the Most Valuable Person In Your Network … Chase Greatness: Life Lessons Revealed Through Sports. He is also the host of the weekly Networking Rx podcast, which provides insights and advice for becoming more successful through networking as well as the host of the daily micro podcast Networking Rx Minute, which provides short messages of inspiration and recommended action.

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True Leadership through Self-Management | Dr. Michael Colburn | Episode 138

Michael is President of Colburn Associates; a professional services firm whose mission is “To assist organizations implement healthy change and learning that will help them achieve and sustain improvement in total performance.” He has been a change agent for more than 30 years, working with a broad range of clients in the private and public sectors. Michael has developed and implemented services to support leadership, process improvement and organizational development. These services include Strategic Execution, Performance Advancement, Workforce Development, Systems Improvement and Leadership Development.

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Innovate Your Leadership Skills | Maureen Metcalf | Episode 137

Ms. Metcalf – Founder and CEO, of the Innovative Leadership Institute is a highly sought-after expert in anticipating and leveraging future business trends. She helps leaders elevate the quality of their leadership and transform their organizations to create sustainable impact and results. She captured her thirty years of experience and success in an award-winning series of books that are used by public, private, and academic organizations to align company-wide strategy, systems, and culture with innovative leadership techniques. She is a Fellow with the International Leadership Association.

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Manage the Message | Jim Karrh, Ph.D | Episode 132

Jim helps organizations turn their everyday business messaging into a consistent business advantage. He guides business professionals, teams, and entire organizations to stand out through better messaging — which in turn produces better customer relationships, stronger brands, and more growth opportunities. Whether his clients need guidance in the form of speaking, consulting, or coaching, Jim…

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Leading Through a Crisis | Former CEO Shona Elliott | Episode 131

Shona Elliott is an experienced senior leader who is passionate about helping other senior leaders connect and engage with their greatest assets – their employees – for the purposes of increasing employee retention, employee engagement, and achieving an organization’s strategic goals. As a previous CEO, with fifteen years of senior leadership experience, Shona understands the…

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Why Coaching Matters | Tom Henschel | Episode 130

Topics During this interview, Michael and I discuss the following topics: Why coaching is important to leaders What a coaching session looks like How to pick a coach and what to look for in one Expectations from a mentee of a coach How to establish a relationship of trust with your coach Should leaders keep…

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Updraft: The Aerodynamics of Great Leadership | Jackie Freedman | Episode 126

Is your business, company, or non-profit struggling to fly? Discover a breathtakingly simple approach to leading any team to greater heights. Is your organization having trouble working as a cohesive team? Are you struggling to lead your employees with so many pieces moving at once? These are all common problems which leaders face on a…

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Are Your Leaders Wide Awake? | Laura Prisc | Episode 121

Organizations are paying the price in many ways — absenteeism, reduced production and quality levels, complaints, poor morale surveys, and recruiting costs. Leaders need to learn how to get their workforce engaged, get them to offer discretionary effort, and in the process bring extra value to the organization. If they don’t, their company isn’t reaping…

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