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Doug Thorpe is a performance-driven Senior Executive, Entrepreneur, Board Member, Thought Leader, and Consultant with more than 40 years of success in the financial services, executive coaching, oil & gas, and healthcare industries. Leveraging extensive experience in guiding business transformation for growth-oriented organizations, he is a trusted guide for mid-cap companies to large global enterprises requiring expert assistance with leadership development, team performance, employee engagement, culture shifts, and change management.

Doug Thorpe is a performance-driven Senior Executive, Entrepreneur, Board Member, Thought Leader, and Consultant with more than 40 years of success in the financial services, executive coaching, oil & gas, and healthcare industries. Leveraging extensive experience in guiding business transformation for growth-oriented organizations, he is a trusted guide for mid-cap companies to large global enterprises requiring expert assistance with leadership development, team performance, employee engagement, culture shifts, and change management.

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United States

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Doug Thorpe is a performance-driven Senior Executive, Entrepreneur, Board Member, Thought Leader, and Consultant with more than 40 years of success in the financial services, executive coaching, oil & gas, and healthcare industries. Leveraging extensive experience in guiding business transformation for growth-oriented organizations, he is a trusted guide for mid-cap companies to large global enterprises requiring expert assistance with leadership development, team performance, employee engagement, culture shifts, and change management.

Language:

English

Contact:

832.998.8309


Episodes

From Start-Up to Grown-Up (#053 )

8/11/2022
In this show, we explore what it takes for small business founders to make all the right moves to go from start-up to grown-up. My guest is a well-known business coach and executive leadership guru, Alisa Cohn. Alisa has coached leaders in startups including Venmo, DraftKings, and Etsy. She is the author of From Start-up […] The post From Start-Up to Grown-Up (#053 ) appeared first on Leadership Powered by Common Sense.

Duration:00:42:35

Leadership Communication Is Bigger Than the Message | Ep 052

8/10/2022
Managers, owners, and executives work on many leadership skills. One that is often high on the list is communication. Yet communication is much bigger than the message you deliver. In this episode, I meet with Bryan Rutberg, himself a masterful communicator, educator, speaker, and coach. Bryan, founder and president of 3C Communications, guides and inspires […] The post Leadership Communication Is Bigger Than the Message | Ep 052 appeared first on Leadership Powered by Common Sense.

Duration:00:43:30

Making Space for Recharging Your Leadership 051

8/9/2022
We live in a fast-paced, sometimes crazy world. Owning a business and leading a team can be a drain. You love it, but it zaps energy. How do you recharge? It all starts with making space. Space to do the things you need to do to maintain your health, energy, focus, resilience, and ability to […] The post Making Space for Recharging Your Leadership 051 appeared first on Leadership Powered by Common Sense.

Duration:00:47:22

How to Become Count-On-Able (#050)

8/4/2022
Running a business or leading a team requires people to be accountable. Or at least that’s what they tell us in B-School. What if you built a team where everyone, including the boss, was “count-on-able?” It’s a catchy word created by my guest, Jeff Cohen. Join me as Jeff and I talk about the shift […] The post How to Become Count-On-Able (#050) appeared first on Leadership Powered by Common Sense.

Duration:00:42:59

Finding Alignment of Passion and Purpose for a New Venture | #049

8/3/2022
In this episode, we tackle the classic yin and yang of whether to decide to leave a corporate gig to launch out on your own. My guest is Corrie LoGiudice of Long Island. She has a fascinating view to share with you. Here are Corrie’s own words… Back in 2016… I had achieved this in […] The post Finding Alignment of Passion and Purpose for a New Venture | #049 appeared first on Leadership Powered by Common Sense.

Duration:00:44:21

Help With Mapping Your Leadership Journey | Ep 048

8/2/2022
It has been said that Leadership is a journey. You need direction, vision, and a guide to be an effective leader. It’s a lifelong journey that offers great reward and satisfaction. But you have to start the journey. In this episode, I visit with Dr. William Attaway. His Catalytic Leadership programs have been used by […] The post Help With Mapping Your Leadership Journey | Ep 048 appeared first on Leadership Powered by Common Sense.

Duration:00:43:38

Exploring the Intrepid Brotherhood-Fixing Bad Bosses (#047)

7/28/2022
Even in a small and semirural American government utility, corrupt leaders aren’t simply dishonest and immoral. They’re dangerous. A riveting and relevant memoir, The Intrepid Brotherhood details a classic story of enlightened leaders’ war against oppressive and dishonest management. The deep corruption would threaten to ruin jobs and harm lives — while costing the county […] The post Exploring the Intrepid Brotherhood-Fixing Bad Bosses (#047) appeared first on Leadership Powered by Common...

Duration:00:44:22

Creating the Ripple for Employee Engagement (#046)

7/26/2022
Peter Drucker once said, “Culture will eat strategy for breakfast.” But how does a leader build the right culture at work? The modern workforce is demanding better feedback cycles, more frequency, and better outcomes. How does a leader do that using an old annual system? The answer is, you don’t. I visit with Noah Pusey […] The post Creating the Ripple for Employee Engagement (#046) appeared first on Leadership Powered by Common Sense.

Duration:00:43:46

Understanding Human Design for Better Connection (#045)

7/21/2022
Leadership effectiveness can come in many ways. Making the right connections with colleagues, employees, peers, and others requires the right stuff. Sometimes it can help to take a totally different view, contrary to any schooling, coaching, or training you’ve had. In this episode, I bring just such a departure from popular norms. We’re going to […] The post Understanding Human Design for Better Connection (#045) appeared first on Leadership Powered by Common Sense.

Duration:00:40:00

Better Ways to Forecast Your Business Future (#044)

7/19/2022
Putting together a business forecast does not require a ton of skill, but it does deserve some careful attention to detail. In this episode, I visit with Ian Schnoor who has made a career of building better forecasts. Ian is one of the founders of the Financial Modeling Institute in 2017. He oversees the organization […] The post Better Ways to Forecast Your Business Future (#044) appeared first on Leadership Powered by Common Sense.

Duration:00:41:37

Be Different or Be Dead – How’s That for Marketing (#043)

7/14/2022
We’re taking a hard look at how companies can differentiate themselves from the competition. What can you say about “being the only one in your segment to do ____________”? My guest is Roy Osing. Roy is a former president, CMO, and entrepreneur with over 40 years of successful and unmatched executive leadership experience in every […] The post Be Different or Be Dead – How’s That for Marketing (#043) appeared first on Leadership Powered by Common Sense.

Duration:00:44:16

Leadership – The Human Side of People Leaders | Episode 42

7/12/2022
Every once in a while, you have to stop and ask about the human side of being a leader of people. As odd as that sounds, today’s business world is a bit too focused on earnings, results, and output. We need a reminder about what it means to consider the truly human side of leadership. […] The post Leadership – The Human Side of People Leaders | Episode 42 appeared first on Leadership Powered by Common Sense.

Duration:00:42:34

Leadership for Team Building – Creating Alignment (#041)

7/7/2022
Among the most endorsed leadership experts in America and Asia, Robert lives and teaches the principle that “life is a series of choices and one choice is to live an extraordinary life personally and professionally.” Robert has personally lived that extraordinary life and will entertain and inspire your audience with passion, laughter, and stories proven […] The post Leadership for Team Building – Creating Alignment (#041) appeared first on Leadership Powered by Common Sense.

Duration:00:45:53

Leveraging Your 401K to Grow Your Business (#040)

7/5/2022
Using self-directed retirement accounts can be one way to fuel your new business or help grow a business you already own. In this episode. my guest is Daniel Blue. He is the founder and CEO of Quest Education where his team helps owners find creative (and legal) ways to leverage existing retirement funds to fuel […] The post Leveraging Your 401K to Grow Your Business (#040) appeared first on Leadership Powered by Common Sense.

Duration:00:37:29

The Story of the Wall Printer – An Entrepreneur’s Dream Idea (#039)

6/30/2022
Every so often, it’s helpful to hear another business owner’s story to see whether there is something they did that you can learn. In this show, I talk with Paul Baron who is just such a businessman. Paul Baron is the founder and chief executive officer of The Wall Printer USA. Paul is responsible for […] The post The Story of the Wall Printer – An Entrepreneur’s Dream Idea (#039) appeared first on Leadership Powered by Common Sense.

Duration:00:43:24

Using the Power of Events to Grow Your Business (#038)

6/28/2022
Have you ever thought about hosting an event to grow your business? It’s being done by thought leaders, coaches, and authors. Why not you? Join me as we talk with Shay Wheat, one of the nation’s premier certified event producers. She’s been behind the scenes for some of the biggest names on the planet. Her […] The post Using the Power of Events to Grow Your Business (#038) appeared first on Leadership Powered by Common Sense.

Duration:00:39:39

Leaders Beware of the Tall Poppy Syndrome (#037)

6/23/2022
In this episode, we attack something known as the Tall Poppy Syndrome. It is a cultural phenomenon that has been talked about for centuries. The post Leaders Beware of the Tall Poppy Syndrome (#037) appeared first on Leadership Powered by Common Sense.

Duration:00:52:02

Five Fears That Can Block Leadership Development (#036)

6/21/2022
It’s just plain wrong that society has programmed us to believe that success takes hard work, long hours, and sacrifice, that “working till you drop” and “give, give, give until you’re bled dry” are badges of honor. You deserve to be healthy, happy, and successful too. Good news! Dr. Irene Cop talks about the fears […] The post Five Fears That Can Block Leadership Development (#036) appeared first on Leadership Powered by Common Sense.

Duration:00:46:57

Fireproof: Transforming Failure into Fuel for Your Future (#035)

6/16/2022
Guest Dave Hollenbach shares his frontline, servant leader experiences, but not with a plot twist or two along the way. He is the author of FIREPROOF: Your Grand Strategy for Transforming Failure into Fuel for Your Future. Mr. Hollenbach takes the idea behind Yale University’s Grand Strategy Program designed for political leaders and heads of […] The post Fireproof: Transforming Failure into Fuel for Your Future (#035) appeared first on Leadership Powered by Common Sense.

Duration:00:44:06

Is It Possible to Have a New Website Up in a Day? (#034)

6/14/2022
The quick answer is YES. In this episode, my guest Lindy Nowak explains exactly how. Listen to her story of leaving the NY fashion world to launch her own entrepreneurial enterprise. The way she has systematically designed her process allows her virtual team to execute on the “up in a day” promise. Lindy Nowak spent […] The post Is It Possible to Have a New Website Up in a Day? (#034) appeared first on Leadership Powered by Common Sense.

Duration:00:42:22