E23- “Eyes Out Of The Water”- A Conversation With Kim Cantrell

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSIn this episode, we have a conversation with Kim Cantrell, CEO of 2 Impact, a very successful leadership development practice.  We discuss coaching.  What is professional coaching?  Why do people resist it? What can coaching do for you?  It is a rich conversation that I hope […]

E21- “Self-Development”- Leaders Lead Themselves or No One At All

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSOur subject this week is “Self-Development”. We will talk about why leaders lead themselves or no one at all. We will describe the mandatory self-development climb that all leaders are required to make. Then we will conclude by introducing you to a pack of donkeys that […]

E20- “Humility”

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThis week on the podcast we tackle the subject of humility. We will start by exploring the tricky balance leaders must find on the humility scale. Then we will talk about three things that can help you find the right place on that scale. 1) Feedback […]

E16- “Managing Conflict” Part 2- Exploding Phones, Meatloaf Assumptions, Escalator Moments and Bubblegum Thinking

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSEpisode 16- “Managing Conflict” Part 2- When a fire is burning, people can smell the smoke. Avoiding conflict does not make it go away. It is your responsibility to manage it. We will start by exploring the mysterious case of the exploding phones. Then we will […]

E7- “Living the Values”-The Springer Theatre Academy, The Sea of Galilee and Aligned Decisions

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS Every organization has a set of values. We all say we stand for something. But do the values you have printed on your wall influence people to make real life decisions everyday?  Anyone in organizational life can learn from how the Springer Theatre Academy aligns their […]

E5- Hot Chocolate, Macaroni & Cheese, and Skittles for Breakfast

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSAfter spending a week at the Chattahoochee Council Boy Scouts Camp Frank G. Lumpkin, I reflect on a few unexpected leadership lessons that I observed. My special guest shares insight on what being a Boy Scout can teach you about addressing team member behavior and performance […]

Reserved Seating

Maybe the problem is not them…or it…or him…or her. Maybe the problem is you and your desperate fight to keep your front row, reserved seat. Not that there is anything wrong with you. You just want to have your needs met. You need to be recognized, preferred, esteemed, increased, remembered, set above others, noticed and […]

New Year’s Day, The Real Groundhog Day

New Year’s Day is the real Groundhog Day.  Will it be more of the same or something new this year? Using your tax dollars, someone in the U.S. Government has the job of researching and publishing the most popular New Years Resolutions each year. http://www.usa.gov/Citizen/Topics/New-Years-Resolutions.shtml Here is a few from the list and a some […]