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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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Episodes

Best of 2018 Replay - Influencing Tactics

1/12/2019
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As we prepare for 2019, we're taking the opportunity to replay some of our most popular episodes from 2018. Enjoy!

Duration:00:08:41

Best of 2018 Replay - Motivation - What's the Point?

12/29/2018
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As we prepare for 2019, we're taking the opportunity to replay some of our most popular episodes from 2018. Enjoy!

Duration:00:07:58

Best of 2018 Replay - Assertiveness! (if that's okay with you...)

12/15/2018
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As we prepare for 2019, we're taking the opportunity to replay some of our most popular episodes from 2018. Enjoy!

Duration:00:07:16

Episode 22 - Goal Setting - New Year, Same You

12/8/2018
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Summary As the end of the year fast approaches, we take a look at goal setting - something we all know a lot about, and yet we’re lousy at it. Here are four ideas that might help. Transcript Welcome to episode 22 of the Leadership Today Podcast where each week we tackle one of today’s biggest leadership challenges. If I was to ask you “Tell me about the best approaches to goal setting?”, you’re pretty likely to mention SMART goals. We all know goals work best when they’re Specific,...

Duration:00:04:42

Episode 21 - Resilience and Optimism

12/2/2018
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Summary This week we explore the links between optimism and resilience, using the example of a terrifying real life hang gliding experience. Transcript Welcome to episode 21 of the Leadership Today Podcast where each week we address some of today’s biggest leadership challenges. This week we are looking at optimism and resilience. Have you ever had a travel experience that didn’t quite go to plan. Chris Gursky certainly has. Chris recently travelled from his home in Florida to...

Duration:00:08:00

Episode 20 - Avoiding the Blame Game

11/24/2018
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Summary As leaders, there’s always a risk of blaming people rather than processes. This week we look at a technique that helps us to avoid playing the blame game. TRANSCRIPT Welcome to episode twenty of the Leadership Today podcast. Each week we provide practical advice to address some of today’s biggest leadership challenges. In this episode we’re looking at ways to avoid playing the blame game. As leaders, there’s always a risk of blaming people rather than processes. Something goes...

Duration:00:05:48

Episode 19 - Intent Versus Impact

11/17/2018
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As leaders, we almost always have great intentions, but our intent isn’t always the same as our impact. In this episode we explore three principles for leaders when thinking about intent versus impact. Transcript Welcome to episode 19 of the Leadership Today podcast - it’s great to have you join us today. I really appreciate those who have taken the time to share, rate and review the podcast. Here at Leadership Today our mission is “Enabling thousands of leaders to achieve results through...

Duration:00:07:52

Episode 18 - Don't Ask for a Mentor

11/10/2018
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Having a mentor provides a wide range of benefits beyond development, including higher pay, more promotions and greater career satisfaction. But asking for a mentor isn’t always easy or the best approach. Transcript Welcome to episode 18 of the Leadership Today podcast. Today we’re looking at finding a mentor, and why asking someone to be your mentor may not be the best approach. Let’s start by defining mentoring. In a mentoring relationship the focus is on development of the person...

Duration:00:03:58

Episode 17 - Prisoners and Performance Ratings

11/3/2018
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What can prisoners teach us about performance ratings? And how can we better measure performance and support development as leaders? Check out the research and some ideas that will help improve the way you lead. Transcript Welcome to episode 17 of the Leadership Today podcast - let’s dive straight in. There’s a great piece of research out of England that involved people who had been jailed on violence and robbery offences rating themselves on a range of traits. Initially they were asked...

Duration:00:05:55

Episode 16 - Operating in Uncertainty

10/27/2018
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Summary In this week’s podcast we explore what leaders can learn from the way surgical teams manage complexity. TRANSCRIPT Welcome to episode sixteen of the Leadership Today podcast. Each week we provide practical advice to address some of today’s biggest leadership challenges. Last week we dipped our toes into the waters of complexity, looking at how the storming stage of team development is better thought of as an ongoing process to be managed. This week we are extending on that...

Duration:00:06:46

Episode 15 - Do Teams Still Form, Storm, Norm and Perform?

10/20/2018
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Over 50 years ago Bruce Tuckman described four stages of team development - forming, storming, norming and performing. This week we explore whether these stages still apply, and the implications for leading in an increasingly complex world. TRANSCRIPT Welcome to episode fifteen of the Leadership Today podcast. Each week we provide practical advice to address some of today’s biggest leadership challenges. Now if you ask a leader to describe the stages of development a team goes through,...

Duration:00:07:30

Episode 14 - Leadership First Impressions

10/13/2018
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Research demonstrates that 90% of the initial impression we form about people is based on two factors - warmth and competence. It also turns out these two factors are difficult to combine. So how do we demonstrate both warmth and competence as leaders? TRANSCRIPT Welcome to episode fourteen of the Leadership Today podcast. Each week we provide practical advice to address some of today’s biggest leadership challenges. This week we are looking at leadership first impressions. It turns...

Duration:00:06:39

Episode 13 - Control your Email (Before it Controls You).

10/6/2018
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Email is a great tool that can also be a huge distraction. Research shows that if we don't control our inbox, it will end up controlling us. This week we look at some ways to tackle that. TRANSCRIPT Welcome to episode thirteen of the Leadership Today podcast. Each week we provide practical advice to address some of today’s biggest leadership challenges. This week we are looking at gaining control over our email inbox. It’s easy to forget that email is a relatively new addition to the...

Duration:00:07:01

Episode 12 - The Best Thing About Working Here? It’s the People…

9/29/2018
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When you ask employees about the best thing about the place where they work, they often say "the people". Here are four ideas of how leaders can build connections and collaboration at work. TRANSCRIPT Welcome to episode 12 of the Leadership Today podcast. My name is Andrew Beveridge, and thanks for joining me. If you ask employees what they see as the best part about working here you’ll often hear “It’s the people”. Not the pay, not the job, not the location - the people. The need to...

Duration:00:04:56

Episode 11 - Want to Keep Your Best People? Help to Build their Resume.

9/22/2018
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This week we are looking at how to motivate and retain your best people by helping to build their resume. TRANSCRIPT Welcome to episode eleven of the Leadership Today podcast. Each week we provide practical advice to address some of today’s biggest leadership challenges. This week we are looking at how to motivate and retain your best people by helping to build their resume. It’s no secret that leaders are struggling to retain their best people. Recent studies...

Duration:00:05:26

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