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 […]

E17- “Stewardship”- The Flournoy Swimming Pool Story and The Real Origins of “Old Blue”

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThis show is about stewardship. In this episode, I sit down with Robert Flournoy and we talk about his dad Bobby Flournoy. This time we talk about Bobby’s approach to taking care of the things that were important to him. Robert tells the swimming pool story […]

E15- “Managing Conflict” Part 1- Samurai Disaster, Conflict Cookies and Delivering The Mail

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSE15- “Managing Conflict” Part 1-  In this episode, we start by exploring the fate of a powerful Samurai lord that paid the price for not managing conflict well. We will give you a recipe that you want to avoid for baking a nasty batch of conflict […]

E14- “Risk”- Bottled Water, Equifax and Odysseus

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSE14- Risk- Bottled Water, Equifax and Odysseus- Our subject this week is Risk. We will talk about why I have a garage full of bottled water and what happened with Equifax this week. We will follow Odysseus as he surfs between a rock and a hard place. […]

E11- “Stakeholder Value”- A Tribute to Mr. Bill Turner

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSI have talked on the podcast before about the blessing of growing up around community bankers. As I was in production on the podcast episode last week, the original community banker here in my home town, Mr. Bill Turner, passed away. Instead of talking about his […]

E8- Leading Innovation- Autonomous Vehicles, “The Internet of Things” and You

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThis episode is about innovation, the future and you. To the skeptic, talk of the future seems ridiculous. Optimistic. Perhaps nieve or even childish. The future is coming and it will change everything about the world around you. Two trends in particular should make you take note…autonomous […]

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 […]

E6- Change Leadership- Gettysburg, The Great Retail Apocalypse of 2017 & You

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS Great leaders embrace and lead change or they become a footnote in someone else’s story. In this show, we will explore a pivotal moment at the Battle of Gettysburg and connect it to the Great Retail Apocalypse of 2017. The show concludes with an  exploration of the […]