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Leading people, growing organizations, and optimizing opportunities is not for the faint of heart. It takes courage, drive, discipline and maybe just a dash of good fortune. Tammy and Scott, mavericks, business owners, life-long learners, collaborators and sometimes competitors join forces to explore the world of work. They tackle real-life work issues – everything from jerks at work to organizational burnout. And while they may not always agree – Tammy and Scott’s experience, perspective and practical advice helps viewers turn the kaleidoscope, examine options and alternatives, and identify actionable solutions.

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United States

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Leading people, growing organizations, and optimizing opportunities is not for the faint of heart. It takes courage, drive, discipline and maybe just a dash of good fortune. Tammy and Scott, mavericks, business owners, life-long learners, collaborators and sometimes competitors join forces to explore the world of work. They tackle real-life work issues – everything from jerks at work to organizational burnout. And while they may not always agree – Tammy and Scott’s experience, perspective and practical advice helps viewers turn the kaleidoscope, examine options and alternatives, and identify actionable solutions.

Language:

English


Episodes

What's The Definition of Curiosity and Why is it So Important in How We Measure People's Ability to be Successful?

2/28/2024
In this episode of The Leadership Line Podcast, titled "What's the Definition of Curiosity and Why is it so Important in How We Measure People's Ability to be Successful?" Tammy Rogers, Scott Burgmeyer, and Karman Hotchkiss delve into the vital role of curiosity in the workplace. They stress the importance of moving beyond task completion and encouraging intentional and curious actions. The hosts share practical tips, such as reading books for continuous learning, as they explore ways to foster curiosity and its impact on personal and professional success. Sign up for the BecomeMore Group Book Club, "Leadership, Learning & Libations" at: https://www.becomemoregp.com/events#filter=.Book Questions or topic suggestions? Let us know! podcast@becomemoregp.com Connect with us on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/becomemoregp Meet your hosts: Tammy K Rogers: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tammerarogers Scott Burgmeyer: https://www.linkedin.com/in/burgy Producer Karman Hotchkiss: https://www.linkedin.com/in/karman-hotchkiss/ Other Resources: http://www.becomemoregp.com

Duration:00:16:28

3 Ways to Be More Curious This Month

2/21/2024
Hosts Tammy Rogers, Scott Burgmeyer, and Karman Hotchkiss explore the significance of curiosity in team dynamics. They offer practical tips for fostering curiosity. The hosts underscore the importance of continuous learning, self-discovery, and creative pursuits for personal and professional growth, challenging listeners to embark on a curiosity journey. Sign up for the BecomeMore Group Book Club, "Leadership, Learning & Libations" at: https://www.becomemoregp.com/events#filter=.Book Questions or topic suggestions? Let us know! podcast@becomemoregp.com Connect with us on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/becomemoregp Meet your hosts: Tammy K Rogers: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tammerarogers Scott Burgmeyer: https://www.linkedin.com/in/burgy Producer Karman Hotchkiss: https://www.linkedin.com/in/karman-hotchkiss/ Other Resources: http://www.becomemoregp.com

Duration:00:15:11

Finding More Joy in Your Life

2/14/2024
In this episode of The Leadership Line, hosts Tammy Rogers, Scott Burgmeyer, and Karman Hotchkiss engage in a lively discussion. The trio explores diverse sources of joy, emphasizing the significance of intentional living and recognizing joy in everyday experiences. The conversation delves into maintaining a balance between life's peaks and valleys. The hosts stress the importance of self-discovery and intentional choices in creating a fulfilling and joy-filled life. Questions or topic suggestions? Let us know! podcast@becomemoregp.com Connect with us on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/becomemoregp Meet your hosts: Tammy K Rogers: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tammerarogers Scott Burgmeyer: https://www.linkedin.com/in/burgy Producer Karman Hotchkiss: https://www.linkedin.com/in/karman-hotchkiss/ Other Resources: http://www.becomemoregp.com

Duration:00:12:26

How Do You Influence People When You Don't Have Authority Over Them?

2/7/2024
In this episode of The Leadership Line podcast Tammy Rogers and Scott Burgmeyer share insights on effective leadership without formal authority. They discuss practical steps, such as defining success, understanding others' perspectives, and building relationships. Emphasizing the importance of credibility and thoughtful communication, the discussion provides a comprehensive guide for influencing and navigating organizational landscapes. Questions or topic suggestions? Let us know! podcast@becomemoregp.com Connect with us on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/becomemoregp Meet your hosts: Tammy K Rogers: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tammerarogers Scott Burgmeyer: https://www.linkedin.com/in/burgy Producer Karman Hotchkiss: https://www.linkedin.com/in/karman-hotchkiss/ Other Resources: http://www.becomemoregp.com

Duration:00:17:45

Getting Quiet Promoted—Pros and Cons

1/31/2024
In this episode," Tammy Rogers, Scott Burgmeyer, and Karman Hotchkiss explore the nuances of quiet promotions. The discussion covers the impact on workload distribution, and unintentional favoritism, and emphasizes the need for intentional team growth. The conversation sheds light on the risks and benefits of this phenomenon in diverse workplace contexts. Questions or topic suggestions? Let us know! podcast@becomemoregp.com Connect with us on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/becomemoregp Meet your hosts: Tammy K Rogers: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tammerarogers Scott Burgmeyer: https://www.linkedin.com/in/burgy Producer Karman Hotchkiss: https://www.linkedin.com/in/karman-hotchkiss/ Other Resources: http://www.becomemoregp.com

Duration:00:11:58

My Coworker Doesn't Do a Good Job. What Should I Do?

1/24/2024
In this episode, hosts Tammy Rogers, Scott Burgmeyer, and Karman Hotchkiss delve into the complexities of addressing underperforming coworkers when lacking authority. They emphasize empathy and growth and explore concepts from "The Outward Mindset," one of six books in their book club in 2024. Join their insightful book club at https://www.becomemoregp.com/events. Questions or topic suggestions? Let us know! podcast@becomemoregp.com Connect with us on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/becomemoregp Meet your hosts: Tammy K Rogers: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tammerarogers Scott Burgmeyer: https://www.linkedin.com/in/burgy Producer Karman Hotchkiss: https://www.linkedin.com/in/karman-hotchkiss/ Other Resources: http://www.becomemoregp.com

Duration:00:15:33

Employee Retention in the New Year

1/17/2024
In this episode hosts Tammy Rogers, Scott Burgmeyer, and Karman Hotchkiss discuss the unexpected trend of employees considering job changes in 2024. The hosts refer to recent research released in December, shedding light on the motivations behind employees' desires to leave their current jobs. The conversation challenges the reliance on financial incentives for retention, underlining the critical role of leadership development and recognizing individual talents. Questions or topic suggestions? Let us know! podcast@becomemoregp.com Connect with us on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/becomemoregp Meet your hosts: Tammy K Rogers: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tammerarogers Scott Burgmeyer: https://www.linkedin.com/in/burgy Producer Karman Hotchkiss: https://www.linkedin.com/in/karman-hotchkiss/ Other Resources: http://www.becomemoregp.com

Duration:00:16:49

Performance Appraisals—What makes a good manager appraisal?

1/10/2024
In this week's episode, hosts Tammy Rogers, Scott Burgmeyer, and Karman Hotchkiss discuss the vital role of manager appraisals. Emphasizing the need for regular and honest feedback, they stress the importance of being truth tellers. The hosts advocate for addressing both strengths and areas for improvement without artificially inflating positive feedback. The episode encourages a perspective shift, viewing appraisals as developmental opportunities rather than mere tasks. Questions or topic suggestions? Let us know! podcast@becomemoregp.com Connect with us on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/becomemoregp Meet your hosts: Tammy K Rogers: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tammerarogers Scott Burgmeyer: https://www.linkedin.com/in/burgy Producer Karman Hotchkiss: https://www.linkedin.com/in/karman-hotchkiss/ Other Resources: http://www.becomemoregp.com

Duration:00:21:54

Performance Appraisals—What makes a good self-appraisal?

1/3/2024
In this episode titled "Performance Appraisals - What Makes a Good Self-appraisal?" hosts Tammy Rogers, Scott Burgmeyer, and Karman Hotchkiss explore the significance of self-appraisals, emphasizing honesty, considering cultural nuances, and stressing the importance of frequent one-on-one interactions for effective growth. Questions or topic suggestions? Let us know! podcast@becomemoregp.com Connect with us on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/becomemoregp Meet your hosts: Tammy K Rogers: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tammerarogers Scott Burgmeyer: https://www.linkedin.com/in/burgy Producer Karman Hotchkiss: https://www.linkedin.com/in/karman-hotchkiss/ Other Resources: http://www.becomemoregp.com

Duration:00:19:11

Down Time—A Must or a Myth?

12/27/2023
In this episode of The Leadership Line podcast titled "Down Time-A Must or A Myth?" Tammy Rogers, Scott Burgmeyer, and Karman Hotchkiss engage in a lively discussion about the necessity and myths surrounding downtime. They share insights on the benefits of recharging during holidays, acknowledge their own work-centric tendencies, and emphasize the importance of individualized approaches to finding activities that rejuvenate and feed the soul. Questions or topic suggestions? Let us know! podcast@becomemoregp.com Connect with us on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/becomemoregp Meet your hosts: Tammy K Rogers: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tammerarogers Scott Burgmeyer: https://www.linkedin.com/in/burgy Producer Karman Hotchkiss: https://www.linkedin.com/in/karman-hotchkiss/ Other Resources: http://www.becomemoregp.com

Duration:00:09:23

Workplace Myths: Which Should Go Away?

12/20/2023
In this episode of The Leadership Line podcast, Tammy Rogers, Scott Burgmeyer, and Karman Hotchkiss discuss workplace myths, challenging misconceptions about effective leaders. They also address stereotypes and the fallacy of equating busyness with productivity. The hosts encourage a shift in perspective, promoting leadership based on collaboration and understanding. Questions or topic suggestions? Let us know! podcast@becomemoregp.com Connect with us on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/becomemoregp Meet your hosts: Tammy K Rogers: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tammerarogers Scott Burgmeyer: https://www.linkedin.com/in/burgy Producer Karman Hotchkiss: https://www.linkedin.com/in/karman-hotchkiss/ Other Resources: http://www.becomemoregp.com

Duration:00:10:34

Do Leaders Have a Responsibility to Help Their People Work Past the Seven Deadly Wounds?

12/13/2023
In this episode of "The Leadership Line" podcast, hosts Tammy Rogers, Scott Burgmeyer, and Karman Hotchkiss explore the concept of the seven deadly wounds, discussing how wounds such as abandonment, shame, fear, powerlessness, rejection, hopelessness, and confusion impact individuals and leaders. They delve into the idea of whether leaders have a responsibility to help their team members work through these wounds, exploring the balance between results and humanity in the workplace. The conversation emphasizes the importance of vulnerability, trust-building, and each leader's unique superpower in fostering effective leadership. Questions or topic suggestions? Let us know! podcast@becomemoregp.com Connect with us on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/becomemoregp Meet your hosts: Tammy K Rogers: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tammerarogers Scott Burgmeyer: https://www.linkedin.com/in/burgy Producer Karman Hotchkiss: https://www.linkedin.com/in/karman-hotchkiss/ Other Resources: http://www.becomemoregp.com

Duration:00:22:12

Jumping to Solutions Instead of Identifying the Problem

12/6/2023
In this episode titled "Jumping to Solutions Instead of Identifying the Problem," hosts Tammy Rogers, Scott Burgmeyer, and Karman Hotchkiss discuss the pitfalls of hastily jumping to solutions. Sharing insights from a staff retreat, they introduce The DMAIC Way—a problem-solving process. The hosts emphasize the importance of understanding problems before taking action and conclude by introducing team members Jenn Peterson, Michael Peterson, and Marlene Sprouse, highlighting the team's dedication to empowering frontline individuals with problem-solving skills. The DMAIC Way® 9 Step-Process Questions or topic suggestions? Let us know! podcast@becomemoregp.com Connect with us on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/becomemoregp Meet your hosts: Tammy K Rogers: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tammerarogers Scott Burgmeyer: https://www.linkedin.com/in/burgy Producer Karman Hotchkiss: https://www.linkedin.com/in/karman-hotchkiss/ Other Resources: http://www.becomemoregp.com

Duration:00:16:06

Culture of Urgency

11/29/2023
In this episode of The Leadership Line Podcast titled "Culture of Urgency," hosts Tammy Rogers, Scott Burgmeyer, and Karman Hotchkiss explore the misconceptions surrounding busyness and the rewards attached to crisis management. They discuss the dangers of false urgency and emphasize the importance of distinguishing between urgent and important tasks. The conversation underscores the need for leaders to foster self-sufficiency in their teams and challenges the allure of being the hero with all the answers. Questions or topic suggestions? Let us know! podcast@becomemoregp.com Connect with us on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/becomemoregp Meet your hosts: Tammy K Rogers: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tammerarogers Scott Burgmeyer: https://www.linkedin.com/in/burgy Producer Karman Hotchkiss: https://www.linkedin.com/in/karman-hotchkiss/ Other Resources: http://www.becomemoregp.com

Duration:00:14:59

Gratitude At Work

11/22/2023
This week's episode of The Leadership Line podcast, titled "Gratitude At Work," features hosts Tammy Rogers, Scott Burgmeyer, and Karman Hotchkiss as they delve into the transformative power of gratitude in the workplace. Discussing the positive influence of acknowledging various aspects of work life, they emphasize its impact on resilience and team dynamics. The hosts collectively convey their gratitude for the exceptional staff, unique partnerships, and meaningful work experiences that have enriched their professional journeys. Questions or topic suggestions? Let us know! podcast@becomemoregp.com Connect with us on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/becomemoregp Meet your hosts: Tammy K Rogers: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tammerarogers Scott Burgmeyer: https://www.linkedin.com/in/burgy Producer Karman Hotchkiss: https://www.linkedin.com/in/karman-hotchkiss/ Other Resources: http://www.becomemoregp.com

Duration:00:11:57

What's an unwritten rule in your org that's unforgiveable?

11/15/2023
In this episode of The Leadership Line podcast, hosts Tammy Rogers and Scott Burgmeyer discuss various unwritten rules that can impact organizational dynamics, prompted by the question, "What's an unwritten rule in your organization that's unforgivable?" The conversation covers topics such as the importance of clear communication, alignment of priorities, and the challenges of providing and receiving feedback. Throughout the episode, Tammy and Scott provide examples from their organization. The hosts encourage open conversations between leaders and employees to foster mutual understanding and alignment. Questions or topic suggestions? Let us know! podcast@becomemoregp.com Connect with us on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/becomemoregp Meet your hosts: Tammy K Rogers: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tammerarogers Scott Burgmeyer: https://www.linkedin.com/in/burgy Producer Karman Hotchkiss: https://www.linkedin.com/in/karman-hotchkiss/ Other Resources: http://www.becomemoregp.com

Duration:00:29:14

How to quit (and offboard) gracefully

11/8/2023
In this episode of The Leadership Line Podcast titled "How to know when to quit and quit (and offboard) gracefully," hosts Tammy Rogers and Scott Burgmeyer discuss the art of quitting a job gracefully. They emphasize the importance of recognizing the right time to leave and share insights on how to navigate the process professionally, while also addressing their own experiences and perspectives on the topic. Questions or topic suggestions? Let us know! podcast@becomemoregp.com Connect with us on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/becomemoregp Meet your hosts: Tammy K Rogers: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tammerarogers Scott Burgmeyer: https://www.linkedin.com/in/burgy Producer Karman Hotchkiss: https://www.linkedin.com/in/karman-hotchkiss/ Other Resources: http://www.becomemoregp.com

Duration:00:28:37

How do you tell if a potential new job is a good fit?

11/1/2023
In this week's episode of The Leadership Line podcast, "How do you tell if a potential new job is a good fit?" Tammy Rogers and Scott Burgmeyer discuss key factors in evaluating a job opportunity. They emphasize what to look for during interviews, researching the organization, and gathering insights from current and former employees. They also discuss taking a proactive role in shaping one's own happiness within the workplace. Questions or topic suggestions? Let us know! podcast@becomemoregp.com Connect with us on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/becomemoregp Meet your hosts: Tammy K Rogers: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tammerarogers Scott Burgmeyer: https://www.linkedin.com/in/burgy Producer Karman Hotchkiss: https://www.linkedin.com/in/karman-hotchkiss/ Other Resources: http://www.becomemoregp.com

Duration:00:21:17

Employee Experience Manager. Should your company have one?

10/25/2023
In this episode of "The Leadership Line" titled "Experience Manager: Should Your Company Have One?" hosts Tammy and Scott discuss the role of an employee experience manager, which is considered one of the hottest jobs for 2023. They question whether it's practical to have someone solely responsible for shaping an organization's culture. Scott is skeptical of hiring someone for this role, believing that the executive team should primarily be responsible for the culture. Tammy adds that culture should be an integral part of the organization's values and decisions rather than a specialized role. They discuss the challenges of enforcing culture changes and the importance of executive team cohesion. Questions or topic suggestions? Let us know! podcast@becomemoregp.com Connect with us on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/becomemoregp Meet your hosts: Tammy K Rogers: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tammerarogers Scott Burgmeyer: https://www.linkedin.com/in/burgy Producer Karman Hotchkiss: https://www.linkedin.com/in/karman-hotchkiss/ Other Resources: http://www.becomemoregp.com

Duration:00:16:14

Capacity—How do you know if you are truly at your limit?

10/18/2023
In this episode of The Leadership Line podcast, titled "Capacity—How do you know if you are truly at your limit?" Tammy Rogers and Scott Burgmeyer engage in a lively discussion about the challenges of managing one's workload and optimizing time. They explore the significance of aligning with organizational goals, prioritizing valuable work, and seeking clarity from supervisors when feeling overwhelmed. The episode urges listeners to assess their time usage and make more efficient choices to enhance productivity and impact within their organizations. Questions or topic suggestions? Let us know! podcast@becomemoregp.com Connect with us on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/becomemoregp Meet your hosts: Tammy K Rogers: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tammerarogers Scott Burgmeyer: https://www.linkedin.com/in/burgy Producer Karman Hotchkiss: https://www.linkedin.com/in/karman-hotchkiss/ Other Resources: http://www.becomemoregp.com

Duration:00:15:03