Leadership

Josh Spodek on the Steps to Leadership

How to get hands-on leadership experience in a safe environment.

February 24, 2017 / Podcast # 17-08

Josh Spodek

You wouldn’t learn how to play piano by starting with musical theory. Leadership training is exactly the same. Josh Spodek is here to talk about his new book, Leadership Step By Step, published by AMACOM, the book that will get you out there to start practicing leadership in the real world.

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Kristi Hedges on The Power of Presence

Great presence for anyone

February 3, 2017 / Podcast # 17-05

Kristi Hedges

We all want to have a great presence but what does that look like. With the publication of the paperback of her classic book The Power of Presence, Kristi Hedges joins us to talk about how you can cultivate your own outstanding presence, no matter your personality.

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Danielle Harlan on The New Alpha

How to be in charge, nicely.

January 27, 2017 / Podcast # 17-04

Danielle Harlan

Being the alpha dog is everyone’s goal right? But if you think about the alphas in your organization, they’re usually not someone you like very much. Danielle Harlan has seen a rise in what she calls the New Alpha, the kinder, more impactful leader.

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Alan Willett on Leading the Unleadable

Empathy for your problem employees.

January 13, 2017 / Podcast # 17-02

Alan Willett

We’ve all worked with someone who was a diva or a Debbie Downer. Sometimes we wonder why we don’t just fire them. Alan Willett is here to defend them: they usually have a good reason and there were warning signs all along. Alan joins us with some advice from his new book, Leading the Unleadable, published by AMACOM, on how to course correct on those problem employees.

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Mark Smith on Your Leadership Status

People think you're a leader, now what?

October 28, 2016 / Podcast # 16-29

Mark Smith

While management is an appointed position, leadership is based on relationships. Leadership status is usually by acclaim, not mandated. Mark Smith is here to talk about how to make the most of that status.

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Karin Hurt and David Dye on Winning Well

Be happy and get the results you want.

September 16, 2016 / Podcast # 16-23

Karin Hurt & David Dye

At work there’s winning and then there’s winning well. What’s the difference? It’s about getting results without sacrificing your soul. Authors of the book Winning Well (published by AMACOM) Karin Hurt and David Dye are here to talk about how to maintain your core values while still getting great results at work.

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Suzanne Bates on the Science of Executive Presence

The data behind the advice.

September 9, 2016 / Podcast # 16-22

Suzanne Bates

Suzanne Bates, author of All the Leader You Can Be, is here to give us a definition of “executive presence.” It’s something we all want but it’s hard to quantify. Suzanne is here with data to back up just what we should be working on to be the best leader we can be.

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William F Baker on Art as a Business

Create like an artist, think like an entrepreneur

August 19, 2016 / Podcast # 16-19

William F Baker

Artists usually chose their profession for the love of the craft but if they don’t have some business skills they’re going to get left behind. William F Baker, co-author of The World’s Your Stage, published by AMACOM, has tips on how to brand yourself, how to assess your competition, and act like an entrepreneur.

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John Addison on a Leader’s Positivity

Stay positive and so will your team.

August 12, 2016 / Podcast # 16-18

John Addison

Whenever someone would come to John Addison with a crisis he would always ask “how many people died?” The answer was always zero. It’s all about perspective. It’s easy to be a leader in good times but in the bad, the leaders with the positive attitude will be able to weather the storm.

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Sydney Finkelstein on Super Bosses

How to help yourself and everyone around you.

July 22, 2016 / Podcast # 16-15

Sydney Finkelstein

How does Sydney Finelstein, author of Superbosses, define a leader? To him, a leader is someone who creates other leaders. When everyone around you is growing their leadership skills, you can’t help but get better yourself. Listen for more tips on leadership and more examples of successful superbosses.

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