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Unlocking Your Leadership Potential

Unlocking Your Leadership Potential

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United States

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Unlocking Your Leadership Potential

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English


Episodes

Brain Science is Turning Feedback Inside-Out Brain Science is Turning Feedback Inside-out

5/9/2021
In his article, Employee Surveys Are Still One of the Best Ways to Measure Engagement, Scott Judd, the head of People Analytics at Facebook, observes that “…surveys are starting to look like diesel trucks, collecting dust in the age of electric cars.” Employee feedback surveys … The post Brain Science is Turning Feedback Inside-Out first appeared on Brainware Vault.

Duration:00:07:03

The Cost of Silence

11/11/2018
The role of employee voice in organizations – whether in the form of work-related complaints, participating in decision making, contributing new ideas, or providing feedback – has been topic of discussion and debate for over 200 years. The industrial revolution fueled the drive towards greater … The post The Cost of Silence first appeared on Brainware Vault.

Duration:00:04:47

Purpose by Design

10/28/2018
I enjoy the privilege of mentoring a broad cross-section of people who are at different stages of their careers. One of the most notable trends in those conversations over the past ten years has been a shift away from focusing on career path and corporate … The post Purpose by Design first appeared on Brainware Vault.

Duration:00:05:33

Predicting Team Performance: Stop Flying Blind

10/14/2018
Among the many leadership styles researched and written about in the milieu of articles and books every year, one that receives little attention is “high-say-low-do” leadership. While not a style that many aspire to emulate, it is nonetheless one of the most pervasive. One particularly … The post Predicting Team Performance: Stop Flying Blind first appeared on Brainware Vault.

Duration:00:06:52

Aristotle’s Mirror: Reality Undistorted

9/30/2018
It would be the unusual leader who would admit that they don’t aspire to build energized engaged teams that deliver exceptional performance. Yet, across the leadership literature, research shows that results often fall short of aspirations. When I ask team leaders about the gap between … The post Aristotle’s Mirror: Reality Undistorted first appeared on Brainware Vault.

Duration:00:05:15

What Turns Your People On?

9/9/2018
Why we do what we do is one of the most interesting, and at times perplexing, questions for behavioral scientists, leaders, parents, and anyone else that deals with the mysteries of motivation. To start to understand motivation, we can visualize it as a continuum with … The post What Turns Your People On? first appeared on Brainware Vault.

Duration:00:06:48

Sales Team Performance – The Game is Changing

8/12/2018
How do you continuously improve your sales team’s performance? The traditional answer was to put in place a tough, heroic sales leader who embraced an aggressive sales culture, high-pressure pay-for-performance, intensive training, and constant culling of weak performers – practices that emerged after WWII and … The post Sales Team Performance – The Game is Changing first appeared on Brainware Vault.

Duration:00:05:14

Got Purpose?

8/5/2018
Strengths-based leadership, employee engagement, and growth mindset. Recent years have been fruitful for management guru’s and the consulting firms that promote their ideas. As a team leader participating in the roll out of those three ideas (and many other fads during the 1990’s and early … The post Got Purpose? first appeared on Brainware Vault.

Duration:00:06:07

Are You Measuring what Really Matters?

7/21/2018
When Peter Drucker said, “If you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it.” he was advocating that organizations could improve their performance through better metrics. I would argue that Drucker got it right, but that he should have added “and what you measure matters the … The post Are You Measuring what Really Matters? first appeared on Brainware Vault.

Duration:00:05:09

Choosing the Dark Side – Why Team Leaders Avoid Feedback

7/8/2018
“The only way to discover your strengths is through feedback…” —Peter Drucker During my first experience as a team leader, I had a great manager who was way ahead of his time in his leadership development practices. In an era of annual reviews and forced … The post Choosing the Dark Side – Why Team Leaders Avoid Feedback first appeared on Brainware Vault.

Duration:00:07:21

Improve Your Coaching Conversation Game

6/3/2018
If you’ve ever played the game of golf you quickly realized that there are countless ways to hit the ball wrong, and far fewer ways to achieve a consistently good result. Coaching conversations are much the same. There are many ways to create conversations that … The post Improve Your Coaching Conversation Game first appeared on Brainware Vault.

Duration:00:06:52

Team Relationship Management

5/20/2018
Team Relationship Management (TRM) is an approach to improving the effectiveness of an organization's teams and the wellbeing of the people on those teams. It uses feedback and data analysis about key relationships to understand and influence critical team processes and behaviors.

Duration:00:05:42

Want Performance? Get Feedback.

5/6/2018
Feedback is the breakfast of champions. Top organizations don’t treat it as an activity to be added to already busy workdays – seeking feedback and proactively responding to it is a habit that forms an integral part of the culture, norms, and values of the best teams and organizations. The post Want Performance? Get Feedback. first appeared on Brainware Vault.

Duration:00:08:06

Are You Choosing Mediocrity?

4/22/2018
In his April 2017 HBR article What to Do About Mediocrity on Your Team [icon name=”external-link” class=”” unprefixed_class=””], Joseph Grenny observed that, “The toughest test of a manager is not how they deal with poor performance — it’s how they address mediocrity.” Over the course … The post Are You Choosing Mediocrity? first appeared on Brainware Vault.

Duration:00:07:22

Coaching Strategies to Improve Team Effectiveness

4/15/2018
In increasingly dynamic, complex business environments, helping people develop their strengths, build new competencies, and work collaboratively to deliver results has become a business imperative. In response, many organizations make significant investments in executive level coaching. This coaching is typically provided by external groups focused … The post Coaching Strategies to Improve Team Effectiveness first appeared on Brainware Vault.

Duration:00:05:35

Article Review: Reducing Team Burnout

4/1/2018
In his March 2018 HBR article, “To Reduce Burnout on Your Team, Give People a Sense of Control“, the author, Andrew Wittman, observes that team dynamics play a key role in workplace stress. He argues that “being part of a team can be a quick road … The post Article Review: Reducing Team Burnout first appeared on Brainware Vault.

Duration:00:05:35

Quality Communications Are Key to Your Team’s Success

3/25/2018
Complex global business environments, and the need for agility in both decision making and execution, is driving organizations towards ever greater collaboration and teamwork as the means of resolving challenges and creating competitive advantage. Most leaders agree that one key component in ensuring effective team … The post Quality Communications Are Key to Your Team’s Success first appeared on Brainware Vault.

Duration:00:04:17

Why Your Team Needs to be Agile

3/11/2018
Many teams struggle with a fundamental conundrum: how do you get disciplined execution along with innovative, creative solutions? It often seems that any efforts to improve one-dimension causes losses on the other one. Disciplined execution stymies innovation; by its very nature, innovation and creativity are … The post Why Your Team Needs to be Agile first appeared on Brainware Vault.

Duration:00:06:12

How to Increase Team Performance: Focus on Wellbeing

2/25/2018
Many factors influence performance and well-being at work, including: professional and personal goals, job design and flexibility, skills and competencies, and perceptions of the fairness and trust across key relationships. For many organisations and teams, the simultaneous pursuit of performance and well-being can feel like … The post How to Increase Team Performance: Focus on Wellbeing first appeared on Brainware Vault.

Duration:00:04:25

4 Steps to Motivating Millennial Teams

2/18/2018
For organizations in search of talent, people born between 1977 and 1994 matter because a) there are a lot of them; and b) by 2020, their generation will make up 50% of the global workforce. This generation’s career aspirations, attitudes about work, and comfort with … The post 4 Steps to Motivating Millennial Teams first appeared on Brainware Vault.

Duration:00:05:20