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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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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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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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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How to be Courageous Leader with Shelly L. Francis – Episode 48

June 6, 2018

As leaders, we all face difficult circumstances. How to be a courageous leader is definitely a question which I have struggled with in the past to find the answer for. I can tell you that there is no perfect answer for everyone. We all have to figure it out in our own way.  However, we can definitely learn how to be a courageous leader through the experiences of others to enable us to find our path.

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Your Leadership Flight Path to Success with Thor Conklin – Episode 44

May 9, 2018

A leader is someone who demonstrates what is possible —Mark Yarnell As leaders we are used to planning… well everything! But how often have we found ourselves wishing we had a process mapped out for a particular issue? If happens more times than I can imagine honestly. Mapped processes help us achieve leadership success, the […]

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