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Leadership tips and advice from psychologist and facilitator Andrew Beveridge. Each week Andrew draws on more than 20 years of consulting and leadership experience to provide some practical advice to address some of today’s biggest leadership challenges. Go to leadership.today for more information.

Leadership tips and advice from psychologist and facilitator Andrew Beveridge. Each week Andrew draws on more than 20 years of consulting and leadership experience to provide some practical advice to address some of today’s biggest leadership challenges. Go to leadership.today for more information.
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Australia

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Leadership tips and advice from psychologist and facilitator Andrew Beveridge. Each week Andrew draws on more than 20 years of consulting and leadership experience to provide some practical advice to address some of today’s biggest leadership challenges. Go to leadership.today for more information.

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English

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+61402909738


Episodes

Episode 10 - Motivation - What's the Point?

9/15/2018
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Motivation - what’s the point? And how do we motivate people as leaders? This week I outline the four factors most important for motivating people at work, and focus in on practical ideas to increase a sense of purpose. TRANSCRIPT I’ll let you in on a little secret - the truth is that, as leaders, we can’t motivate anyone to do anything - well, not directly anyway. But we can create the conditions that are likely to motivate people. In fact, I would argue that, as leaders, the majority...

Duration:00:07:22

Episode 9 - Why Following Your Passion Isn't Enough

9/8/2018
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This week we’re looking at passion and purpose - and why telling someone to ‘follow their passion’ is lousy advice. TRANSCRIPT Welcome to episode nine of the Leadership Today podcast. Each week we provide practical advice to address some of today’s biggest leadership challenges. This week we’re looking at passion and purpose - and why telling someone to ‘follow their passion’ is lousy advice. “Follow your passion” is often shared as a mantra for happiness and success in life. That if...

Duration:00:07:22

Episode 8 - Lighten Up! How Humour Fuels Innovation

9/1/2018
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Do we all need to lighten up? Research shows that the use of humour by leaders can have positive impacts on innovation and other factors. TRANSCRIPT Welcome to episode eight of the Leadership Today podcast. Each week we provide practical advice to address some of today’s biggest leadership challenges. This week we’re looking at the use of humour by leaders, and the positive impact it can have on innovation and other factors. As organisations are increasingly needing to become more...

Duration:00:06:09

Episode 7 - Influencing Tactics

8/25/2018
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This week we look at research into the most (and least) effective influencing tactics used by leaders. We explore how we can combine approaches to enhance the way we influence others. TRANSCRIPT Welcome to episode seven of the Leadership Today podcast. Each week we provide practical advice to address some of today’s biggest leadership challenges. This week we’re looking at influencing. Leadership is all about achieving results through people, and we’re often asked to achieve results...

Duration:00:07:57

Episode 6 - Assertiveness! (if that's okay with you...)

8/18/2018
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This week we’re looking at assertiveness - what it is and how we can build it in ourselves and in others. TRANSCRIPT Welcome to episode six of the Leadership Today podcast. Each week we provide practical advice to address some of today’s biggest leadership challenges. This week we’re looking at assertiveness - what it is and how we can build it in ourselves and in others. Assertiveness is one of those areas that people often receive feedback about - “you need to become more assertive”...

Duration:00:06:37

Episode 5 - Feedback is a Gift

8/11/2018
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Research shows that leaders typically avoid giving feedback, particularly the further away performance is from expectations. This week we look at a feedback structure that focuses on behaviour and the impact we have on others. TRANSCRIPT Hello and welcome to episode five of the Leadership Today podcast. Each week we provide practical advice to address some of today’s biggest leadership challenges. And this week’s leadership challenge is a doozie - it’s feedback. I’m sure you’ve heard the...

Duration:00:07:13

Episode 4 - Monthly 1 on 1 Meetings that Work

8/4/2018
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In this episode we explore monthly 1 on 1 meetings that work - where both the leader and their direct report turn up prepared to discuss performance, priorities, support, and development. Performance What is the person currently doing well? What do you think the person needs to work on? Priorities What are the current priorities for this person? What goals need to be added, removed or updated? Manager Support What’s getting in the way at work? How might this be addressed by the...

Duration:00:05:53

Episode 3 - Control and your Health

7/28/2018
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Demanding jobs can actually be a good thing for us, provided we have a sense of freedom and control. Without this control, the negative health effects are dramatic. This podcast includes two ideas for improving control. TRANSCRIPT Welcome to episode three of the Leadership Today podcast. Each week we provide practical advice to address some of today’s biggest leadership challenges. This week we’re looking at control and your health - how having demanding jobs can actually be a good thing,...

Duration:00:04:56

Episode 2 - Your Best Ideas

7/22/2018
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Where do you come up with your best ideas? I bet it's not at your desk. In this episode we explore the conditions that lead to our best ideas, and how we can increase the chances of us coming up with even more great ideas in the future. TRANSCRIPT Welcome to episode two of the Leadership Today podcast. Each week we provide practical advice to address some of today’s biggest leadership challenges. This week we’re looking at A question I love posing to people in leadership workshops: namely...

Duration:00:06:17

Episode 1 - Leadership Habits

7/19/2018
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Much of our leadership behaviour is driven by habits. In this episode we explore helpful and harmful leadership habits, as well as how to identify existing habits and build new ones. TRANSCRIPT Welcome to episode one of the Leadership Today podcast. Each week I provide practical advice to address some of today’s biggest leadership challenges. Today we’re going to explore leadership habits - the routines and disciplines we all have that either help or hinder our leadership impact. The...

Duration:00:06:17