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Leadership Biz Cafe with Tanveer Naseer

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Internationally-acclaimed keynote and TEDx speaker, award-winning leadership writer, and author Tanveer Naseer explores the challenges and opportunities leaders face in today’s increasingly complex workplace environment. Join Tanveer as he speaks with Tom Peters, Guy Kawasaki, Stephen M.R. Covey, Liz Wiseman, Doug Conant, Tim Sanders, Whitney Johnson, and other leadership experts – along with his “Leadership Espresso Shot” series where he shares his own insights – on what you can do to improve your leadership craft.

Internationally-acclaimed keynote and TEDx speaker, award-winning leadership writer, and author Tanveer Naseer explores the challenges and opportunities leaders face in today’s increasingly complex workplace environment. Join Tanveer as he speaks with Tom Peters, Guy Kawasaki, Stephen M.R. Covey, Liz Wiseman, Doug Conant, Tim Sanders, Whitney Johnson, and other leadership experts – along with his “Leadership Espresso Shot” series where he shares his own insights – on what you can do to improve your leadership craft.

Location:

Canada

Description:

Internationally-acclaimed keynote and TEDx speaker, award-winning leadership writer, and author Tanveer Naseer explores the challenges and opportunities leaders face in today’s increasingly complex workplace environment. Join Tanveer as he speaks with Tom Peters, Guy Kawasaki, Stephen M.R. Covey, Liz Wiseman, Doug Conant, Tim Sanders, Whitney Johnson, and other leadership experts – along with his “Leadership Espresso Shot” series where he shares his own insights – on what you can do to improve your leadership craft.

Language:

English


Episodes

Ed Hess | How Hyper-Learning Can Make You More Adaptive To Change

7/28/2021
If there’s one thing we’ve all learned over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic it’s the importance of being adaptive to unexpected and disruptive change. Of course, COVID-19 is not the only external force driving systems-wide change. AI and other emergent technologies are poised to be as if not more disruptive to not only the way we work, but even what kind of work we’ll do going forward. So how can we become more adaptive - and resilient - to whatever change we’ll be required to make in...

Duration:00:38:31

Why Emotions Matter In Today’s Leadership | Leadership Espresso Shot 27

6/30/2021
When it comes to leadership, there are certain topics that inevitably come up regardless of what industry you operate in. Over the past month, one of the topics I’ve been addressing with leaders is the importance of empathy in leadership, which is why it’s the focus of this edition of my Leadership Espresso Shot series. Specifically, something emotionally intelligent leaders recognize as being critical to building relationships with their employees in order to drive success and growth in...

Duration:00:10:45

Jim Kouzes On The 5 Practices Of Exemplary Leadership

6/16/2021
Next month marks the 10th year that I’ve been doing my podcast “Leadership Biz Cafe”, something that I started as an excuse to talk with some fascinating people about leadership and which has since become one of the most popular leadership podcasts out there. Although I didn’t make any plans to celebrate this milestone, I’m delighted that I’ve been able to welcome such incredible guests as Tom Peters and now with this episode, another one of my leadership heroes, Jim Kouzes. Jim is the...

Duration:00:47:05

How To Know If It’s Time To Move On | Leadership Espresso Shot 26

6/2/2021
As a leader, one of the things expected of you is to be able to make that critical decision of whether to continue to pursue an initiative, or whether to cut your losses and move on to something else. While this skill is key to your ability to succeed at leadership, many leaders nonetheless struggle with making this evaluation about themselves in their current role. Of whether they should continue in their current role, or whether it’s time to pursue other opportunities that would allow them...

Duration:00:09:50

Karin Hurt & David Dye | Building Courageous Cultures To Bring Out Best In Employees

5/19/2021
As we move to a hybrid work environment, the organizational culture we foster both internally and remotely becomes critical to what we’re able to achieve. So how can we ensure we’re creating an environment - both virtually and in-person - that inspires employees to share their ideas and insights on how we can improve what we collectively do? That’s what I’ll be discussing with my guests, Karin Hurt and David Dye, on this episode of my podcast, “Leadership Biz Cafe”. Karin and David are the...

Duration:00:34:37

What Does Success Really Look Like? | Leadership Espresso Shot #25

5/5/2021
In the previous edition of my podcast series “Leadership Espresso Shot”, I mentioned how to better appreciate the journey towards achieving success, we must learn to value failure as that necessary teacher that helps us reach our goals. Of course, if we’re going to delve deeper into understanding failure, I thought it would be a good idea in this installment to explore what success really looks like. On the surface, we all have a general idea of what it means to succeed. And yet, if you were...

Duration:00:10:37

Tom Peters On Leadership, Empathy, And Making A Difference

4/21/2021
When I started my leadership podcast almost 10 years ago, I had a very simple goal - I wanted to create a platform where I could get the chance to talk with some very smart and really cool people. That’s why the first guest I had on the “Leadership Biz Cafe” podcast was Guy Kawasaki. But I have to admit all these years later, I never thought that the journey I started with this podcast would open the door for me to have a one-on-one conversation with Tom Peters. Without question, Tom is one...

Duration:01:01:02

How Can We Learn To Value Failure? | Leadership Espresso Shot 24

4/7/2021
During a recent conversation with a group of executives about the growing importance of empathy and leadership, a few leaders brought up the issue of addressing failure and the importance of not only “failing fast”, but making sure efforts are made to understand what can be learned from this setback. As we didn’t delve much further into this subject, it got me thinking that this would be a great topic to bring up in my Leadership Espresso Shot series. Many leaders and organizations openly...

Duration:00:10:52

Why Caring Is Key To Your Ability To Succeed At Leadership

3/24/2021
Over the many years I’ve been doing this leadership podcast, one of the common themes that comes up in any given episode is the fact that leadership is not about you; it’s about the people you lead. That’s why I’m delighted to speak with my friend (and fellow Canadian) Dan Pontefract about why the most successful leaders are those who care on this episode of "Leadership Biz Cafe". Dan is the founder and CEO of The Pontefract Group, a firm that improves the state of leadership and...

Duration:00:37:38

Why Now Is The Time For Purpose-Led Work | Leadership Espresso Shot 23

3/10/2021
These days there’s a lot of discussion around what work will look like in a post-pandemic world. Most of that conversation tends to focus on whether employees will return to the office, continue to work remotely, or opt for a hybrid mix of the two. But in this latest installment of my Leadership Espresso Shot series on my leadership podcast, “Leadership Biz Cafe”, I make the case that what this past year has revealed is not just the necessity of flexibility in how we approach work, but the...

Duration:00:11:56

Neil Sahota | Why Leaders Need To Embrace The A.I. Revolution

2/24/2021
Over the past few years, there’s been a growing discussion around artificial intelligence (A.I.) and the potential risks that come with it. Just reading comments from Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk, and Bill Gates about the potential dangers of AI would certainly seem to be reason to give pause on the continued development of this new technology. And yet, early developments in this realm would seem to demonstrate some genuine game-changers that can actually improve both the way we work and live...

Duration:00:40:07

How To Encourage A Learning Mindset In 3 Steps | Leadership Espresso Shot 22

2/10/2021
The success in any change initiative is tied to how well employees are able to learn and adapt. But how can leaders encourage a learning mindset out of these pursuits? In this edition of my Leadership Espresso Shot series, I share three simple measures leaders can employ to promote a continuous learning mindset within their workforce. As I mentioned in this episode of my leadership podcast, the idea behind this episode was inspired by conversations I had with attendees after some of the...

Duration:00:11:44

Ryan Gottsfredson | Understanding The Power of Mindsets In Leadership

1/27/2021
There’s no question that our mindset plays a critical role in how we relate to our world and those around us. But how can leaders make sure their mindset is helps bring out the best in others and not impede organizational growth and success? That’s the topic I’ll be exploring with my guest, Dr. Ryan Gottfredson, in this episode of the “Leadership Biz Cafe” podcast. Ryan is a mental success coach, leadership development consultant and researcher. Ryan is also a leadership professor at the...

Duration:00:30:20

Science-Based Strategy To Promote Employee Motivation | Leadership Espresso Shot 21

1/13/2021
Have you ever thought about how how you’re communicating progress in your organization? In this latest edition of my Leadership Espresso Shot series for my leadership podcast, I share findings from a fascinating study that show this can have a powerful impact on sustaining motivation over the long term. With the start of a new year, there’s naturally a lot of focus on setting goals, developing plans, and executing strategies that will help your organization to succeed over the next 12...

Duration:00:12:00

My Favourite Guest Moments And Insights From 2020

12/23/2020
One of the perks of hosting my leadership podcast is I get to speak with some fascinating and thought-provoking people whose insights help us to learn and grow. So for my last episode for 2020, I wanted to share some of my favourite moments from this past year where my guests shared insights that are both timely to what we’re dealing with right now, and timeless for how it will help us in 2021 and beyond. Now to be clear, this isn’t some kind of Top 10 list of mine, given that I’ll be...

Duration:00:32:49

Do You Have A Healthy Relationship With Opportunity? | Leadership Espresso Shot 20

12/9/2020
Few words inspire optimism and hope for the future like "opportunity". But as I reveal in this latest installment of my Leadership Espresso Shot series, the truth is our relationship with opportunity is much more complicated and worthy of more reflection and review. Granted, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, pondering our relationship with opportunity might seem like something that should be examined at a later date, when the situation is calmer or at least more certain. But that’s why in...

Duration:00:10:24

Sydney Finkelstein | How Exceptional Leaders Attract And Grow Talent

11/25/2020
For most of us, the best leader we ever worked for not only led our team to succeed, but also helped us fulfill our career aspirations. So what is that ‘secret sauce’ that allowed these leaders to not only achieve their organization’s goals, but attract and grow employees under their care? That’s a question I’ll be putting to my guest, Professor Sydney Finkelstein, in this episode of the Leadership Biz Cafe podcast. Sydney is the Steven Roth Professor of Management at the Tuck School of...

Duration:00:36:37

How Leaders Can Cure A Toxic Workplace | Leadership Espresso Shot 19

11/11/2020
One of the key responsibilities of leadership is to provide a workplace environment that encourages people to do their best work. In this edition of the Leadership Espresso Shot series for my leadership podcast, I share 4 steps that can help leaders cure a toxic workplace. In my previous piece, I asked the question as to whether your leadership inspires collaboration or conflict amongst your employees and shared strategies for how leaders can not only avoid organizational silos, but the more...

Duration:00:11:46

#69 - A Leadership Wake-Up Call Driven By COVID-19 | The Economist’s Adrian Wooldridge

10/28/2020
If ever there was a singular event that brought to the forefront the influence - if not importance - of good governance, there’s little question COVID-19 fits that bill. Indeed, throughout the world, we’re seeing a critical examination of not only how effective governments at all levels are at not only protecting its citizenry from this global pandemic, but doing so in a way that doesn’t create long-term damage to their economies and societies at large. While in some countries this...

Duration:00:34:32

#68 - The Importance of Expressing Gratitude During Challenging Times | Leadership Espresso Shot 18

10/14/2020
During challenging times, it’s critical that leaders boost their communication time to provide clarity and assurance to their employees. In this edition of my Leadership Espresso Shot series, I make the case that it’s equally important for leaders to express more gratitude through their leadership when faced with uncertainty about the future. Now this past Monday was Thanksgiving Day here in Canada which commemorates the end of the harvest season. For my family, this long weekend holiday is...

Duration:00:09:56