E24- “Standing Alone”- DragonCon, The Taco Guy and The Black Hole of Paperwork

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS  In this episode, we talk about standing alone.  We take you on a quick trip to Dragon Con and talk about the “Taco Guy”. We will share a story about the big black hole of paperwork. We will then leave you with some thoughts about […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Shopping Bags

It happened on June 5th, 1989. The students in China rose up against the communist Chinese government. The government brutally repressed the uprising.  The man standing in front of the tank in this picture is familiar to most of us.  He has been called “Tank Man” or “Unknown Rebel”. The photo above is only one […]