Podcasts

George Penyak discusses what it means to be a millennial leader

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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Fitness Coach Josiah Novak discusses all the benefits of fitness for leaders

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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Kwame Christian teaches how to navigate common negotiation scenarios

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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Tance Huges used the Strengths Finder approach which led his company to success

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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Jennifer Britton discusses her experience when working as a team leader within the United Nations

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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Robert Campbell discusses how we can be more personal with our personnel.

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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Heather Younger talks about how we can retain the great employees which we fought so hard to hire

Solidifying Employee Loyalty with Heather Younger – Episode 24

November 29, 2017

Retaining employees must be at the forefront of any organization’s strategy. Simply stated, finding good help is hard to find. However, that statement fails to mentions that losing good help is very easy to do! Employee loyalty is currently at an all-time low and every time an individual leaves your organization, that is a large number of wasted dollars and resources headed out with them. Hence my guest in this episode. 

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Michael Schaffer discusses how we can best make decisions to lead our organizations.

Making Effective Decisions with Michael Schaffer – Episode 23

November 13, 2017

Leading people is by far the biggest time drain of leadership. However, in the end you are leader because you the decision making authority within your organization. Leaders often freeze at decision making, they can’t seem to grasph that this is a core respsonbility of their job. It does not have to be that way though.

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Time management skills are a core requirement for any leader to be successful. Learn more here today!

How to Manage your time – Episode 22

November 2, 2017

Time management is crucial to all of those in leadership roles. As leaders, our time is constantly being sucked away from our days due to meetings, emails, events, and so-on. Therefore, time management is a core skill for any leader in order to ensure that they have enough hours in the day to get their work done. 

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How to Strike the Balance – Episode 21

October 9, 2017

Work-Life balance is a hot topic these days. People are feeling constantly connected to their work due to the ever-increasing flexibility of technology. But as a leader, you need to establish a work-life balance for your people before you burn them and yourself out! 

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