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Leaders aren’t born, they’re made. This Monday show helps you discover leadership wisdom through insightful conversations. Independently produced weekly since 2011, Dr. Dave Stachowiak brings perspective from a thriving, global leadership academy, plus more than 15 years of leadership at Dale Carnegie. Bestselling authors, expert researchers, deep conversation, and regular dialogue with listeners have attracted 12 million downloads and the #1 search result for coaching on Apple Podcasts. Activate your FREE membership to search the entire episode library by topic at CoachingforLeaders.com

Leaders aren’t born, they’re made. This Monday show helps you discover leadership wisdom through insightful conversations. Independently produced weekly since 2011, Dr. Dave Stachowiak brings perspective from a thriving, global leadership academy, plus more than 15 years of leadership at Dale Carnegie. Bestselling authors, expert researchers, deep conversation, and regular dialogue with listeners have attracted 12 million downloads and the #1 search result for coaching on Apple Podcasts. Activate your FREE membership to search the entire episode library by topic at CoachingforLeaders.com

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Orange County, CA

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Leaders aren’t born, they’re made. This Monday show helps you discover leadership wisdom through insightful conversations. Independently produced weekly since 2011, Dr. Dave Stachowiak brings perspective from a thriving, global leadership academy, plus more than 15 years of leadership at Dale Carnegie. Bestselling authors, expert researchers, deep conversation, and regular dialogue with listeners have attracted 12 million downloads and the #1 search result for coaching on Apple Podcasts. Activate your FREE membership to search the entire episode library by topic at CoachingforLeaders.com

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English


Episodes

462: How to Interview Better, with Bonni Stachowiak

4/5/2020
Bonni Stachowiak: Teaching in Higher Ed Bonni Stachowiak is the host of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast, a professor of business and management at Vanguard University, and my life partner. Prior to her academic career, Bonni was a human resources consultant and executive officer for a publicly traded company. She is the author of The Productive Online and Offline Professor: A Practical Guide*. Listener Questions Toni asked about the best way to deal with people who don’t want to grow. Russ...

Duration:00:34:58

461: The Power of Showing Up, with Tina Payne Bryson

3/29/2020
Tina Payne Bryson: The Power of Showing Up Tina Payne Bryson is a psychotherapist and the Founder/Executive Director of The Center for Connection, a multidisciplinary clinical practice, and of The Play Strong Institute, a center devoted to the study, research, and practice of play therapy through a neurodevelopment lens. Tina is the author with Dan Siegel of two New York Times bestsellers, The Whole-Brain Child* and No Drama Discipline*, each of which has been translated into over forty...

Duration:00:38:34

Key Mindsets in Crisis, with Bonni Stachowiak (Leading Through Crisis: Lesson 2)

3/27/2020
Bonni Stachowiak: Teaching in Higher Ed Bonni Stachowiak is the host of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast, a professor of business and management at Vanguard University, and my life partner. Prior to her academic career, Bonni was a human resources consultant and executive officer for a publicly traded company. She is the author of The Productive Online and Offline Professor: A Practical Guide*. Key Points Useful these leadership mindsets in crisis: Your have permission to be more directive...

Duration:00:35:31

460: The Power of Why Over How, with Gina Bianchini

3/22/2020
Gina Bianchini: Mighty Networks Gina Bianchini is the Founder & CEO of Mighty Networks*. She is an expert on network effects. Mighty Networks is a pivot from the enterprise-only platform Mightybell, which powered communities for Intuit, American Express, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Mighty Networks has unlocked the opportunity to elevate the rapidly growing world of creators with a purpose. Gina and Mighty Networks have been featured in Fast Company, Wired, Vanity Fair,...

Duration:00:35:06

Why We’re Doing This (Leading Through Crisis: Lesson 1)

3/16/2020
COVID-19 isn't what we wanted, but it's what we've got. There's good work to be done. Start today with your why, or borrow mine. Related Episode Start With Why, with Simon Sinek (episode 223) Discover More Activate your free membership for full access to the entire library of interviews since 2011, searchable by topic.

Duration:00:13:49

459: Discover Who You Are, with Hortense le Gentil

3/15/2020
Hortense le Gentil: Aligned Hortense is an Executive Leadership Coach and the President and Founder of JAY Consulting. She works with C-suite executives from Fortune 500 companies, supporting them in their development and leadership by working with them on the alignment between their personal values and their professional activities. Hortense is part of the Marshall Goldsmith’s prestigious 100 Coaches Project. She has been selected to receive a Thinkers 50 coaching award for excellence in...

Duration:00:34:00

Making the Most of Mentoring (5 of 5)

3/11/2020
Lesson 5: How to Learn With People Beside You Peer accountability lays the groundwork for self-accountability. In the book Difficult Conversations*, this legend is retold: After observing O Sensei, the founder of Aikido, sparring with an accomplished fighter, a young student said to the master, “You never lose your balance. What is your secret?” “You are wrong,” O Sensei replied. “I am constantly losing my balance. My skill lies in my ability to regain it.” Just get started when learning...

Duration:00:13:42

Making the Most of Mentoring (4 of 5)

3/9/2020
Lesson 4: How to Support People Behind You When we have more power, we tend to have less empathy. Guard against this by viewing supporting others as a privilege. Past guest Rita McGrath reminds us that: Snow melts from the edges. The most effective leaders can and will see this if they are present at the edges. When supporting people behind you: Begin with a short conversation — help in the moment, if you can. Invite them to take the first step. Avoid doing the work for them. Start small...

Duration:00:13:29

458: The Way to Be More Coach-Like, with Michael Bungay Stanier

3/8/2020
Michael Bungay Stanier: The Advice Trap Michael Bungay Stanier is at the forefront of shaping how organizations around the world make being coach-like an essential leadership competency. His book The Coaching Habit* is the best-selling coaching book of this century, with over 700,000 copies sold and 1,000+ five-star reviews on Amazon. He’s the author of the new book The Advice Trap: Be Humble, Stay Curious, and Change the Way You Lead Forever*. In this conversation, Michael and I discuss why...

Duration:00:39:10

Making the Most of Mentoring (3 of 5)

3/8/2020
Lesson 3: How to Engage People Before You Avoid these first steps when engaging a person before you: Using the word “mentor” Setting up a coffee, informational interview, or meeting to “pick their brain” Making an immediate ask Rather, start here: Study the person’s work Reach out to tell them something you really like and what you plan to do Once you have a result, let them know what worked — and what didn’t Don’t except them to do work or to respond The goal isn’t to GET a mentor. The goal...

Duration:00:15:20

Making the Most of Mentoring (2 of 5)

3/7/2020
Lesson 2: Three Kinds of People to Find in Mentoring Move beyond traditional mentoring programs by engaging these three kinds of people: Those before you Those behind you Those beside you Resist the temptation to define these three categories by age or position. Rather, look to their past successes with the skill or behavior. Academy Applications Close Friday, March 13th The Academy is a year-long cohort of participant leaders who work personally with me to create movement in their...

Duration:00:08:43

Making the Most of Mentoring (1 of 5)

3/6/2020
Lesson 1: Get Beyond Mentoring Programs In their Harvard Business Review article, Brad Johnson and David Smith highlight challenges with formal mentoring programs. They’ve observed some of the same challenges I’ve seen, including: The challenge of spontaneous meetings. Adherence to a traditional hierarchy. The occasional participation of less than willing mentors. Past guest Dorie Clark writes: Your career needs many mentors, not just one. Past guest John Maxwell adds: Everyone needs more...

Duration:00:07:17

Join Michael Bungay Stanier LIVE on April 7th

3/2/2020
Join Michael Bungay Stanier, Dave Stachowiak, and members of the Coaching for Leaders Academy as we ask questions LIVE of Michael Bungay Stanier, author of bestselling book The Coaching Habit and his newest, just released book The Advice Trap. Simply purchase a copy of The Advice Trap* and then visit coachingforleaders.com/advicetrap to register for this Masterchat on April 7th at 4pm New York / 1pm Los Angeles for one hour. You'll get viewer access live and be able to submit questions for...

Duration:00:04:33

457: When Leadership Isn’t Right and More Questions, with Bonni Stachowiak

3/1/2020
Bonni Stachowiak: Teaching in Higher Ed Bonni Stachowiak is the host of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast, a professor of business and management at Vanguard University, and my life partner. Prior to her academic career, Bonni was a human resources consultant and executive officer for a publicly traded company. She is the author of The Productive Online and Offline Professor: A Practical Guide*. Listener Questions Chris asked for ideas on changing behavior after hearing that his...

Duration:00:38:41

456: How to be Diplomatic, with Susan Rice

2/23/2020
Susan Rice: Tough Love Susan Rice served as the United States ambassador to the United Nations during President Barack Obama’s first term in office. She was later appointed by President Obama as National Security Advisor, a position she held until the end of his presidency. Today she is the Distinguished Visiting Research Fellow at the School of International Service at American University, a Non-Resident Senior Fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard’s...

Duration:00:39:16

455: How to Create Great Relationships, with Colleen Bordeaux

2/16/2020
Colleen Bordeaux: Am I Doing This Right? Colleen Bordeaux is a best-selling author, speaker and human capital consultant based in Chicago. She has been published everywhere from the Chicago Sun Times to the Huffington Post and has been endorsed by New York Times columnist and past guest Barry Schwartz and Sunday Times bestselling author Louise Parker. Her popular blog has reached more than 200,000 readers and she leads a women’s mastermind group in Chicago. She is the author of the new book:...

Duration:00:37:49

454: How to Ask Better Questions, with David Marquet

2/9/2020
David Marquet: Leadership is Language David Marquet is the former commander of the U.S.S. Santa Fe, a nuclear-powered attack submarine. Under David’s command, the ship had an impressive turnaround, achieving the highest retention and operational standings in the Navy. David is the author of the bestseller Turn the Ship Around: A True Story of Turning Followers Into Leaders* and has just released his new book, Leadership is Language: The Hidden Power of What You Say and What You Don’t*. In...

Duration:00:35:41

453: Family Productivity, with Bonni Stachowiak

2/2/2020
Bonni Stachowiak: Teaching in Higher Ed Bonni Stachowiak is the host of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast, a professor of business and management at Vanguard University, and my life partner. Prior to her academic career, Bonni was a human resources consultant and executive officer for a publicly traded company. She is the author of The Productive Online and Offline Professor: A Practical Guide*. Key Points Create margin by under-scheduling family and kid commitments. Our default setting is...

Duration:00:39:07

452: How to Motivate Leaders, with John Maxwell

1/26/2020
John Maxwell: The Leader’s Greatest Return John Maxwell is a #1 New York Times bestselling author, coach, and speaker who has sold more than thirty-one million books in fifty languages. He has been identified as the #1 leader in business by the American Management Association and the most influential leadership expert in the world by Business Insider and Inc. magazine. He is the founder of The John Maxwell Company, The John Maxwell Team, EQUIP, and the John Maxwell Leadership Foundation,...

Duration:00:33:57

451: How to Learn Much Faster, with Scott Young

1/19/2020
Scott Young: Ultralearning Scott’s work is intended to consistently answer this question: what’s the best way to learn? This has led him to take on two year-long experiments in learning: The MIT Challenge, where he attempted to learn MIT’s 4-year computer science curriculum without taking classes, and The Year Without English, where he worked with a friend to learn four languages in one year. Scott is the author of the new book, Ultralearning: Master Hard Skills, Outsmart the Competition,...

Duration:00:38:10