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Lansing, MI

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Business spoken program.

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@danmulher

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English


Episodes

Everyday Leaders – Take Your Shot!

9/17/2018
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3 quick stories of leadership with the same moral – and music – to the stories. “Men and women on the street” was a favorite segment on my radio show Everyday Leadership. Problem was none of my student assistants wanted to put a microphone in […]

Duration:00:04:16

Learning Leadership from a Good Week in the Washingtons

9/10/2018
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In Washington DC and the State of Washington, we saw some crazy border crossings last week. Some people led, literally, got out in front, and flouted rules, laws and conventional wisdom. Risky stuff. Maybe stupid. Maybe wrong. Have your views, but stay with me for […]

Duration:00:04:14

How to Practice Leading the Leader – Full Stop

9/4/2018
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I offer three resources today for leading the leader. Yes, you leading you. Jennifer and I ran a half marathon on Saturday. The field was sparse. Jen had literally left me in the dust, and I was on my own. I, poorly conditioned, heard the […]

Duration:00:03:58

A Leadership Lesson from the McCain School

8/27/2018
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Maybe it’s not just us humans. “Monkey see. Monkey do,” we used to say to each other as kids. But as humans, we can raise our leadership skills by reflecting on those who excel at it. The passing of John McCain has set many to […]

Duration:00:03:21

Take Step One to Lead A Direct Report

8/13/2018
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[Approximately twice a month I will be focusing Read2Lead on the specific context of LeadingX2.] Every manager has the capacity with every direct report to build a relationship in which the two: “lead by two.” The advantages of turning a direct report into a peer […]

Duration:00:04:21

Soul Searching – Do You Lead – Are You a Leader?

7/30/2018
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Soul Searching: Do You Lead – Are You a Leader? I’d like to explore the distinction, as a way of getting you to think about your fundamental attitudes at work, in community, and at home. I am 99% sure that everyone who reads this blog […]

Duration:00:03:02

Leaders Stretch and Will You

7/23/2018
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It’s pretty inescapable that individuals as leaders, and organizations as leaders . . . stretch. A couple examples. Amazon the ultimate elastic company just keeps stretching with almost daily experimentation – from incorporating Whole Foods to continually new advertising on its boxes to Prime Day […]

Duration:00:03:14

The Privilege of Authority is You Can Let Them Stretch You

7/16/2018
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Dang it was a hard week. On the last day of the prior week, at the end of a wonderful time at Lake Michigan, I threw out my back (doing yoga, of all things). Crooked, bent and thus more than a little irritable, I returned […]

Duration:00:03:48

Boost Productivity With Simple Management Rules of Thumb

7/9/2018
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Visiting students from China, Japan, France, German, from Kenyon College, USC and UC Santa Barbara, oh and Berkeley jammed their way with me through a six-week course in leadership. It was akin to running a half-mile race; you can’t sprint, but you have to keep […]

Duration:00:02:18

Calling for Next Level Leaders

6/25/2018
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You are surely and sorely needed at this time. Needed to think – and perhaps act – globally, and surely to think and act locally. They have never been more connected. Globally, there are 25 million documented refugees, with another 40 million displaced within their […]

Duration:00:03:56

My Dad – Your Dad – Leadership

6/18/2018
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I woke up on Sunday, Fathers Day, thinking about my dad, John G. Mulhern, 1/11/28 – 10/16/96. I ask you to hit the comments today and share the answer to the question that arose for me, which I will offer and respond to here. What […]

Duration:00:03:01

Whaddya Want? How to Choose Your BEST Self

6/11/2018
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The most wonderful thing – about being human is you get to choose what you want. Yet, it’s hard. It’s so much easier to be told what to want, or to have habits take over, or to jump to doing whatever seems like it should […]

Duration:00:03:53

Be Careful How You Characterize

5/29/2018
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Authors create characters. Back in 1982, when I was entirely smitten with the work of novelist Walker Percy, I wrote him a letter to tell him that his writing was so good that I felt his characters were mo re real than people I met […]

Duration:00:04:56

Are You a Strong Leader?

5/21/2018
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Leaders are supposed to be STRONG, right? Look up strong on Google and click on “images.” Here’s the first of many similar images: One thing is obvious, right? The figure to the left is a GUY! There are other images on the Google search. More […]

Duration:00:03:32

Leading Through Routine and Stagnation

5/14/2018
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“Assume more power when situations are stagnant…” Nate Medina, UC Berkeley, ’18 I am submerged in final papers. Berkeley juniors and seniors pull together their thoughts after a semester’s course on leadership. The papers marry their personal experience leading with the theoretical concepts they […]

Duration:00:02:58

Can you find yourself in these tales of heroic leadership?

4/23/2018
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“Leaders go first.” A tautology? In a sense yes, because it’s definitional that leaders stand apart. But my friends Kouzes and Posner in The Leadership Challenge stand this “going first” on its head. They don’t mean “goes first” because he or she is brimming with […]

Duration:00:04:02

Using Ritual to Lead

4/2/2018
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I’ve been thinking about routine and ritual a lot. The older I get the more I seem to appreciate how deeply we humans crave them and how important they are for those of us who lead teams, families, communities. I wonder about your rituals. We began the […]

Duration:00:02:57

The Most Meaningful Award for You

3/26/2018
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What would it be? The most meaningful award you can imagine? I used to hope for a MacArthur Fellowship. I guess that’s not to be, i.e., I’m just not a genius. Darn. I covet another award, but in a superstitious way, maybe, I can’t say […]

Duration:00:03:26

Here’s a Leadership Gift – Just Cut and Paste

3/19/2018
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Last week’s Read2Lead post promised to tell you “how to take a leap forward in leadership effectiveness.” In the post, I was reveling in how I had received specific coaching from a student. His feedback was entirely new to me and thus promised me – […]

Duration:00:03:28

How to Take a Big Leap in Leadership Effectiveness

3/12/2018
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I sincerely believe I am going to leap forward in my teaching-leadership this week, because I got a great gift a week ago. The context for the gift was my sending students an email last weekend. In it, I told them that I was seeking […]

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