Leadership Today Podcast-logo

Leadership Today Podcast

Business >

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.
More Information

Location:

Australia

Description:

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.

Language:

English

Contact:

+61402909738


Episodes

Midweek Motivate - Looper

9/17/2019
More
Welcome to our second Midweek Motivate. The middle of the week can be tough for leaders. The goal of midweek motivate is to give you one practical idea that you can try for yourself or with your team right away. Our workplaces are full of so many distractions. Loud conversations, noisy equipment and other background noise can distract us. People try to counteract this in lots of ways, and headphones are right up there as the distraction-reducing weapon of choice. I even saw someone once...

Duration:00:02:41

Episode 53 - The Ten Best Podcasts for Leaders in 2019

9/13/2019
More
Summary In today’s episode, we outline the ten best podcasts for leaders in 2019. Transcript Welcome to episode 53 of the Leadership Today podcast where each week we tackle one of today’s biggest leadership challenges. As leaders, podcasts offer a tempting solution to continuing our professional development and keeping in touch with broader trends. We can simply pull on the headphones and learn about almost anything. But with over 700,000 active podcasts, it can be hard for a leader to...

Duration:00:09:34

Midweek Motivate - Removing Frustrations

9/10/2019
More
Welcome to our first Midweek Motivate. As the name suggests, these episodes come out in the middle of the week - right at the point where your enthusiasm as a leader may be starting to dip. The goal of midweek motivate is to give you one practical idea you can try for yourself or with your team right away. Our main Leadership Today episodes that come out on Saturdays are short - coming in at under 8 minutes each. But midweek motivate is even shorter, so let’s get into today’s topic -...

Duration:00:02:41

Episode 52 - Faking Extraversion Boosts Well-Being - What’s All That About?

9/6/2019
More
SUMMARY This week we’re looking at research that demonstrates faking extraversion as a way to boost well-being. Seriously - what’s all that about? And what might it mean for leaders? TRANSCRIPT Welcome to episode 52 of the Leadership Today podcast where each week we tackle one of today’s biggest leadership challenges. This week we’re looking at research that demonstrates faking extraversion as a way to boost well-being. There is a well established link between the personality trait of...

Duration:00:06:09

Episode 51 - Confidence in Action

8/30/2019
More
Summary Confidence is a key part of leadership effectiveness. It’s much easier to follow a confident leader than one who appears to doubt themselves. But what is confidence, and how can we develop it? Transcript Welcome to episode 51 of the Leadership Today podcast where each week we tackle one of today’s biggest leadership challenges. This week we’re exploring confidence in action. Confidence is a key part of leadership effectiveness. It’s much easier to follow a confident leader than...

Duration:00:05:52

Episode 50 - Seven Reasons to Get Back to Nature

8/23/2019
More
Summary Imagine if there was something you could do to elevate your mood, reduce stress, increase creativity, boost memory, build team cohesion, help physical health and maybe even reduce mental illness. Research demonstrates that getting back to nature can do all of that and more for you and your team. Transcript Welcome to episode 50 of the Leadership Today podcast where each week we tackle one of today’s biggest leadership challenges. This week we’re exploring seven reasons to get...

Duration:00:07:36

Episode 49 - Accurate Self-Assessment

8/16/2019
More
Summary Accurate self-assessment sits at the core of leadership effectiveness. This week we look at five ways you can help ensure you have a clear picture of your strengths and areas for development. Transcript Welcome to episode 49 of the Leadership Today podcast. This week we’re exploring a question sent in by a listener named Laura. She asks “How would you go about critically analysing and reflecting on your own leadership skills, individual traits, abilities and...

Duration:00:07:07

Episode 48 - Four Ways to Explore Your Untapped Potential

8/9/2019
More
Summary Reaching into our untapped potential is a trip into the unknown. In this episode we use the Johari Window as a framework to identify four ways to explore our untapped potential. Transcript Hello and welcome to episode 48 of the Leadership Today podcast where each week we tackle one of today’s biggest leadership challenges. This week we look at untapped potential through the lens of the Johari Window. One of the best known frameworks in self-development is the Johari Window. I...

Duration:00:05:34

Episode 47 - Five Ways Busy Leaders Prioritise Treating People Well

8/2/2019
More
Summary The best leaders prioritise treating people well, and reap the benefits through higher performance and greater commitment. But time pressure can make this difficult. Here are five ways busy leaders prioritise treating people well. Transcript Hello and welcome to episode 47 of the Leadership Today podcast where each week we tackle one of today’s biggest leadership challenges. This week we look at five ways busy leaders prioritise treating people well. Treating people well...

Duration:00:04:52

Episode 46 - Saying 'No' Without Being a Jerk

7/26/2019
More
Summary One of the elements that gets in the way of being assertive as a leader is an inability to say 'no' to requests, or automatically saying ‘yes’ to everything that comes our way. We explore ways to say ‘no’ without being a jerk. Transcript Hello and welcome to episode 46 of the Leadership Today Podcast where each week we tackle one of today’s biggest leadership challenges. This week we look at saying ‘no’ without feeling like a jerk. One of the elements that gets in the way of...

Duration:00:04:52

Episode 45 - Overcoming a Fear of Delegation

7/19/2019
More
Summary Delegation - it’s something that every successful leader needs to do in order to perform and progress, yet most leaders under-delegate. This week we explore ways of overcoming a fear of delegation. Transcript Hello and welcome to episode 45 of the Leadership Today Podcast where each week we tackle one of today’s biggest leadership challenges. This week we look at ways of overcoming a fear of delegation. Chances are that, like most leaders, you struggle with delegation. And this...

Duration:00:05:41

Episode 44 - 10 Leadership Lessons From Year One of the Leadership Today Podcast

7/12/2019
More
Summary Reflection is important in our development as leaders. In that spirit, this week we look at 10 things we've learned from year one of the Leadership Today podcast. Transcript Hello and welcome to episode 44 of the Leadership Today Podcast where each week we tackle one of today’s biggest leadership challenges. This week is a little different as we look at 10 things we’ve learned from year one of the Leadership Today podcast. It has been one year since we launched the Leadership...

Duration:00:04:18

Episode 43 - How Thinking in the Third Person Makes You a Wiser Leader

7/5/2019
More
Summary As leaders we need to make wise decisions in often complex and emotionally charged situations. This week we look at two techniques for making wiser decisions. Transcript Hello and welcome to episode 43 of the Leadership Today Podcast where each week we tackle one of today’s biggest leadership challenges. This week we look at two techniques for making wiser decisions. As leaders we need to make decisions in often complex and emotionally charged situations. When it comes to...

Duration:00:04:42

Episode 42 - The Power of "I Don't Know"

6/28/2019
More
Summary Recognising that we don’t have all the answers makes us more effective as leaders - there is power in saying “I don’t know”. Transcript Hello and welcome to episode 42 of the Leadership Today Podcast where each week we tackle one of today’s biggest leadership challenges. This week’s episode is the power of “I don’t know” - how, as leaders, recognising that we don’t have all the answers can make us more effective. Some leaders feel that, to be truly effective, they need to have...

Duration:00:05:26

Episode 41 - Is Putting Employees First Actually Better For Customers?

6/21/2019
More
Summary This week we explore whether putting employees first ahead of customers and shareholders leads to better customer service and financial results. Transcript Hello and welcome to episode 41 of the Leadership Today Podcast where each week we tackle one of today’s biggest leadership challenges. This week we explore whether putting employees first, that is ahead of customers and shareholders, actually produces better customer service and financial results. Richard Branson, the...

Duration:00:04:33

Episode 40 - Are Workaholics Bad for Business?

6/15/2019
More
Summary We have come to celebrate workaholics in our organisations - those people who always seem to be busy and putting in long hours. But is it possible for a person to be too engaged with their work? And does that lead to burnout and negative performance? Transcript Welcome to episode 40 of the Leadership Today Podcast where each week we tackle one of today’s biggest leadership challenges. This week we explore whether workaholics are bad for business. We have come to celebrate...

Duration:00:03:58

Episode 39 - Four Ways Leaders Build Trust

6/8/2019
More
Summary Trust is the essential currency of any organisation however, it seems to be in short supply these days. This week we look at four ways in which leaders can build trust. Transcript Hello and welcome to episode 39 of the Leadership Today Podcast where each week we tackle one of today’s biggest leadership challenges. This week we look at four ways in which leaders can build trust. Trust is the essential currency of any organisation, however it seems to be in short supply these...

Duration:00:05:11

Episode 38 - Do People Really Shoot the Messenger?

6/1/2019
More
Summary As a leader, it’s likely that you have had to deliver bad news. It can be extremely difficult to do well. This week we look at practical ways to deliver negative news, and hopefully not become the messenger that gets shot in the process. Transcript Hello and welcome to episode 38 of the Leadership Today Podcast where each week we tackle one of today’s biggest leadership challenges. This week we look at practical ways to deliver negative news, and hopefully not become the...

Duration:00:04:15

Episode 37 - Why Everyone is a Born Leader

5/25/2019
More
Summary This week we explore why everyone is a born leader - that we all have a head start in some facet of leadership. Transcript Hello and welcome to episode 37 of the Leadership Today Podcast where each week we tackle one of today’s biggest leadership challenges. This week we are exploring why everyone is a born leader. I was just about to give a presentation at a conference recently when someone said “I see you’re talking about leadership today - don’t you think leaders are...

Duration:00:05:13

Episode 36 - Four Steps to Building a Legacy of Leaders

5/18/2019
More
Summary Leadership isn’t just what you do in the moment - it’s the legacy you leave. This week we look at four steps to building a legacy of leaders. Transcript Hello and welcome to episode 36 of the Leadership Today Podcast where each week we tackle one of today’s biggest leadership challenges. This week we are looking at four steps to building a legacy of leaders. Leadership isn’t just what you do in the moment - it’s the legacy you leave. In fact, the most effective leaders create a...

Duration:00:05:38