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Innovating Leadership, Co-Creating Our Future

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The pace of change in the world is increasing exponentially and shows no signs of slowing down. Leadership is evolving and requires more and more innovative leaders to keep up. Many leaders update what they lead but not how they think about and act as leaders. They become outdated. This matters because Leadership creates strategic advantage. This show features interviews with global business executives, thought leaders and academics in a wide range of industries. They discuss their most pressing issues and the innovative approaches they have employed to transform their challenges into opportunities and advantages. The application of proven concepts and tools that may be applied to build your organization and deliver sustainable success are presented and discussed. Become an innovative leader in your own right! Tune in every Tuesday at 11 AM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel.

The pace of change in the world is increasing exponentially and shows no signs of slowing down. Leadership is evolving and requires more and more innovative leaders to keep up. Many leaders update what they lead but not how they think about and act as leaders. They become outdated. This matters because Leadership creates strategic advantage. This show features interviews with global business executives, thought leaders and academics in a wide range of industries. They discuss their most pressing issues and the innovative approaches they have employed to transform their challenges into opportunities and advantages. The application of proven concepts and tools that may be applied to build your organization and deliver sustainable success are presented and discussed. Become an innovative leader in your own right! Tune in every Tuesday at 11 AM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel.

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United States

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The pace of change in the world is increasing exponentially and shows no signs of slowing down. Leadership is evolving and requires more and more innovative leaders to keep up. Many leaders update what they lead but not how they think about and act as leaders. They become outdated. This matters because Leadership creates strategic advantage. This show features interviews with global business executives, thought leaders and academics in a wide range of industries. They discuss their most pressing issues and the innovative approaches they have employed to transform their challenges into opportunities and advantages. The application of proven concepts and tools that may be applied to build your organization and deliver sustainable success are presented and discussed. Become an innovative leader in your own right! Tune in every Tuesday at 11 AM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel.

Language:

English


Episodes

Recognizing & Managing Triggers in Challenging Situations

10/26/2021
We recognize the many layers of stress we are under day-to-day, but by using the very simple tools of mindfulness that Janet Fouts will share can help us to be less reactive and more responsive to what life throws at us. When we are aware of ourselves, we have better opportunities to understand others, making us better leaders, communicators, and partners.

Duration:00:49:17

Essential Skills for Success No One Taught You

10/19/2021
Networking, negotiating, communicating, leading, career planning—all skills critical to your career success. But did anyone ever teach you these skills? Mark Herschberg, author and instructor at MIT, joins Maureen to discuss his book The Career Toolkit: Essential Skills for Success That No One Taught You. He will share practical ideas from his book and his thoughts on leadership that will help you master these vital skills.

Duration:00:53:21

Using Data to Drive Hiring, Training & Onboarding Decisions Part2

10/16/2021
BCI’s Distinguished Sales Leader Series: This is part 2 featuring Marcela Pineros and Joe DiDonato. They joined the show to focus on the shift to using data science to drive our decisions in the areas of hiring, training, coaching, and onboarding and to share how data can help pinpoint areas that need to be addressed at a more granular level, and how that shift in thinking can help you raise your sales team’s revenue and profit contributions in a drastically shorter period of time.

Duration:00:29:34

Winning Digital Customers: The Antidote to Irrevelevance

10/12/2021
Customers today expect the brands they deal with to deliver outstanding and seamless digital experiences. If your brand is failing to thrive, you need to take what is core to your value proposition and adapt it, perhaps significantly, for a world filled with customers who have digital at the center of their lifestyle. Howard Tiersky joins Maureen to discuss his experiences in assisting large organizations in winning digital customers.

Duration:00:45:57

The Power and Promise of Generation Z

10/5/2021
AnneMarie Hayek joins Maureen to share about her new book, Generation We. In this book, she joins forces with thousands of Zs to tell their powerful story—one that impacts all of us. From new ideas on capitalism, politics, and climate change to education, gender, race, and work, AnneMarie explains how Gen Z thinks, what they envision, and why we should be hopeful. Zs are not naïve idealists. They’re hardened realists with a bold vision for how we can transition, re-create, and progress....

Duration:00:55:15

Using Data to Drive Hiring, Training & Onboarding Decisions Part1

10/2/2021
In today’s episode of BCI’s Distinguished Sales Leader Series, we’re going to focus on the shift to using data science to drive our decisions in the areas of hiring, training, coaching, and onboarding. Marcela Pineros and Joe DiDonato join the show today to share how data can help pinpoint areas that need to be addressed at a more granular level, and how that shift in thinking can help you raise your sales team’s revenue and profit contributions in a drastically shorter period of time.

Duration:00:31:03

The Science Behind Our Yes!

9/28/2021
You have a Yes! that aligns your purpose and unique contributions with the impact you can generate and the experience you can have, which is yours to choose. Your Yes! always generates net-positive value and your No! always generates net-negative value—your choice. Jim Ritchie-Dunham joins Maureen to explain the science behind our Yes!

Duration:00:54:10

Flex: The Art and Science of Leadership in a Changing World

9/21/2021
In the past, to move up the corporate ladder and succeed at the top, you simply had to set goals, motivate the troops, delegate to underlings, and groom a successor. Now, if they are leading a team chances are that they are managing a kaleidoscope of people from a variety of cultures, across a range of ages, all of whom are wired together 24/7. These changing demographics and structures have led to a seismic shift in terms of the tools needed to successfully manage and grow within a company:...

Duration:00:50:25

Using Formal Sales Processes to Improve Sales Performance Part 2

9/18/2021
The COVID pandemic crushed sales for many businesses...but not at AVI Systems. When building a world-class sales team, an organization needs to implement a formal sales process proven to improve sales performance. This formal sales process is like the back office for sales. Joe DiDonato (BCI) and Don Mastro (AVI Systems) join host Maureen Metcalf to discuss their experiences, as well as the case study they wrote about what Don did to get his AVI Systems team through the pandemic -- and then...

Duration:00:28:53

The Science of Dream Teams

9/14/2021
Sophisticated assessments, data, and software are giving CEOs and managers within any organization or industry detailed insights into human behavior. As CEO of The Predictive Index, Mike Zani has witnessed firsthand how the application of data and science can impact, and completely change, the way we function in our professional lives. In his new book, THE SCIENCE OF DREAM TEAMS: How Talent Optimization Can Drive Engagement, Productivity, and Happiness, Zani details a data-driven approach to...

Duration:00:48:39

Using Formal Sales Processes to Improve Sales Performance Part 1

9/11/2021
The COVID pandemic crushed sales for many businesses...but not at AVI Systems. When building a world-class sales team, an organization needs to implement a formal sales process proven to improve sales performance. This formal sales process is like the back office for sales. Joe DiDonato (BCI) and Don Mastro (AVI Systems) join host Maureen Metcalf to discuss their experiences, as well as the case study they wrote about what Don did to get his AVI Systems team through the pandemic -- and then...

Duration:00:27:40

Finding Meaning, Joy, and Purpose in What You Do

9/7/2021
Conversations about meaning and purpose at work are very old and very new. Spirituality proves a lens for those discussions. Workplace spirituality helps us understand issues such as fulfillment, engagement, purpose, leadership, and more. However, it also increases worries about values conflicts and how well organizations handle that. Paul Gibbons joins me today to discuss the spirituality of work and leadership for leaders and organizations.

Duration:00:50:30

Finding Strength By Assessing Your Team Part 2

9/4/2021
As the second part of this interview, the discussion with Allison Duquette of CampusLogic and Joe DiDonato of Baker Communication continues with Maureen, going deeper into the ways Allison integrated assessments in both her current sales team, selection of sales managers, and new hires. Assessment tools boost the efficacy of hiring the right candidate for the job...yet most managers still hire by gut feeling. That’s a mistake Allison overcame, and in so doing, learned assessments can make...

Duration:00:27:18

Building a Culture of Brain Health, Growth, and Effectiveness

8/31/2021
To be competitive in business over the next decade, it will not only be necessary to optimize the body for physical and mental health purposes, but it will additionally be necessary to ensure that cognitive optimization is also a major focus. The human today is simply not equipped to handle the deluge of data that is coming nor the constant upskilling requirements that are inevitable. Dr. JJ Walcutt joins Maureen to share about Accelerate, a program that gets businesses starting on the right...

Duration:00:55:06

Finding Strength By Assessing Your Team Part 1

8/27/2021
Assessments can provide fresh insights into the strengths of your top sales performers -- and ways to build those strengths in the rest of your team. Joe DiDonato of Baker Communications Inc. and Allison Duquette of CampusLogic discuss with Maureen the real-world use of assessment tools with the sales team...along with the refreshing surprises encountered along the way! This is the debut of a special sales-team-focused miniseries, the Distinguished Sales Leader, co-produced by the Innovative...

Duration:00:27:22

Leverage Change: Achieve, Faster, Easier, Better Results

8/24/2021
Change is now a constant in all organizations. Is there a way to make it easier? Jake Jacobs joins the show to discuss his new book and how leaders can use the concept of leverage to achieve faster, easier, better results related to all change work they are doing in their organizations -- at the individual, team, or organizational levels. He will share practical actions leaders can take to achieve these much sought-after, but seldom accomplished goals.

Duration:00:50:29

Sponsorship and Being Sponsor Ready

8/17/2021
The leadership journey can be a challenging one with unseen challenges that ruin reputations. Skilled people can be left wondering what went wrong if they don’t have effective sponsorship. These challenges are even more pronounced for underrepresented people in leadership roles. Ricky Robinson and Keith Powell of C-Certs will talk about the importance of having a sponsor and of being sponsor-ready.

Duration:00:54:56

The Self Help Book: Practical Ways to Never Stop Growing

8/10/2021
In The Self Help Book: 6 Practical Ways to Never Stop Growing, author and coach Jared Graybeal outlines six practical ways to live a life of constant growth while avoiding stagnation or burnout. Confidence. Competence. Clarity. Character. Connections. Commitment. This short, insightful guide is filled with inspiration and encouragement and is designed to give you the perspective you’re looking for, no matter what’s going on in your life. Jared joins the show to discuss his new book and how...

Duration:00:49:36

Leading in Emerging Industries

8/3/2021
Emerging Industries often lend a new twist on businesses, they allow the opportunity to relook at old practices and can lead to innovation in the business sector. James joins the show to discuss his recent venture into an emerging industry and how looking at an emerging industry can provide new challenges as well as possibilities in new solutions.

Duration:00:50:17

Applying the Innovative Leadership Concepts

7/27/2021
Several of the Innovative Leadership Institute’s certified facilitators joined the show to share how they have taken the concepts that they learned from a 9-month program and applied them to their business functions. Tom Grote and Christoph Hinske joined Maureen to discuss how they have extended the program content and built a values-based systems mapping that helped shape both of their professional and personal journeys.

Duration:00:49:27