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Podcast on latest trends in Leadership, Management, and Disruptive Thinking. By Andreas von der Heydt, Senior Tech Executive, Author, Leadership Coach, LinkedIn Influencer, and Life Hacker.

Podcast on latest trends in Leadership, Management, and Disruptive Thinking. By Andreas von der Heydt, Senior Tech Executive, Author, Leadership Coach, LinkedIn Influencer, and Life Hacker.
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Germany

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Podcast on latest trends in Leadership, Management, and Disruptive Thinking. By Andreas von der Heydt, Senior Tech Executive, Author, Leadership Coach, LinkedIn Influencer, and Life Hacker.

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English


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Leadership XXL (47) - Winning With Engaged Teams

10/7/2017
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There is a strong agreement that in most organizations – and although people spend a substantial part of their lives working - a vast majority of teams and employees are not engaged at all. And as a result such organizations do not perform at their best. Listen to today´s podcast episode of Leadership XXL to find out how to transform employees into engaged and motivated ones

Duration: 00:07:09


Leadership XXL (46) - The FiSH Philosophy is still Alive

8/6/2017
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Yep, there still is the legendary sign saying, "Caution: Low Flying Fish“ at a world famous boot at the Pike Place Fish Market in Seattle, Washington. The fish guys inspired what has become the renowned FiSH! Philosophy. Although developed already 15 years ago by John Christensen, it is more relevant than ever. It´s centered around the following four ideas: choosing one’s attitude, playing at work, make someone’s day, and being present. It is commonly used to improve what is referred to as...

Duration: 00:03:36


Leadership XXL (45) - What To Learn From The German Soccer Team

7/9/2017
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In 2014 Germany won against Argentina in a tight match the football World Cup for the fourth time. It was a match that made history. One might ask what made the Germans become a winning team after all those years? What can football teams and even business learn from the German victories and the underlying patterns at that World Cup? In this podcast episode I´ve listed the most important lessons that can be learned from the German football team. Enjoy!

Duration: 00:11:25


Leadership XXL (44) - Which People Top Companies Really Search

6/29/2017
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For what type of people do top companies really look? Countless tales and legends surround this question. If you have also wondered about how to join a great company and how to become and stay successful there, then listen to this podcast episode of Leadership XXL and learn all about "HPCDA" people.

Duration: 00:07:11


Leadership XXL (43) - The Winning Formula Of Talent Management

6/18/2017
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Whenever speaking with executives and managers about their main business topics and major challenges, they would very quickly mention that talent-related issues were among their most pressing concerns. One which keeps them even awake at night. During day-time, however, when those executives are absorbed by meetings, by chasing month-end and quarter-end figures, and by trying to please an army of internal and external stakeholders they often tend to forget what´s at the very heart of...

Duration: 00:08:02


Leadership XXL (42) - Workaholism Is Not A Virtue

6/4/2017
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Workaholism is not a Virtue Our culture celebrates the idea of the workaholic. It´s considered a badge of honor to kill yourself over a project. Not only is workaholism unnecessary, it´s stupid. Find out more in this podcast episode of Leadership XXL by Andreas von der Heydt

Duration: 00:01:57


Leadership XXL (41) - Are You A Gold Thinker?

5/15/2017
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Are you a "Gold“ thinker? Ever heard of navy thinking, copper thinking, jade thinking? And, why should you bother anyway? Just listen to this podcast episode to find out more about it and why it matters so much. I promise that your curiosity will get triggered. What a great start into a beautiful day!

Duration: 00:04:12


Leadership XXL (40) - Intuition Can Be Learned By Anyone

5/7/2017
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Our everyday intuitive abilities are no less marvelous than the striking insights of an experienced firefighter or physician – only more common. The psychology of accurate intuition involves no magic. Perhaps the best short statement of it is by the great Herbert Simon, who studied chess masters and showed that after a thousands of hours of practice they come to see the pieces on the board differently from the rest of us. You can feel Simon´s impatience with the mythologizing of expert...

Duration: 00:04:18


Leadership XXL (38) - The Most Essential Building Block Of Success

3/26/2017
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There is this one question. This one ultimate question. One question we all ask ourselves. Some of us on a more frequent basis. Others only from time to time. Some of us acknowledge doing so. Others pretend they do not care. Still, we all ask it: Which is THE fundamental building block of success? Find out more in this highly energizing and insightful podcast episode by Andreas von der Heydt.

Duration: 00:08:30


Leadership XXL (36) - 10 Principles for Personal Growth

2/12/2017
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I'd like to share with you the 10 most important principles of NLP. These can be also considered as generally valid recommendations for successful management, leadership and personal growth, regardless of whether you identify yourself with the original philosophy and concept of NLP or not. Over the years I have found them to be extremely useful.

Duration: 00:04:35


Leadership XXL (34) - It Takes Two To Tango

12/18/2016
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Managing Up is as important as managing down or cooperating with peers. It´s part of a holistic and participatory management approach. Based on mutual trust and respect it takes the perspectives of all stakeholders into consideration and truly empowers and challenges employees to proactively take part in organizational decision making and learning. Find out all about it in this podcast. Enjoy!

Duration: 00:09:28


Leadership XXL (33) - 6 Actions To Avoid The Human Rat Race

11/20/2016
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Are you often stressed out? Do you have the feeling that your life is sometimes out of control, that you're running from one task to another, and that you do not know how to reconcile your multiple responsibilities? Do you have enough downtime? Are you able to balance your professional and private lives? Are you making a difference between the two of them at all? Learn in this episode of Leadership XXL how best to tackle stress and lead both a successful and joyful life.

Duration: 00:04:53


Leadership XXL (30) - The Power Of Being A Realistic Optimist

10/23/2016
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We all know the common idiom about the glass being considered as either half-full or half-empty. And the related assessment if in consequence someone has an optimistic or a pessimistic outlook on life. Personally, I favor a third way which I call Being A Realistic Optimist. Meaning that in general and for most situations I am a (very) positive, i.e. an optimistic thinker. However, in particularly challenging situations (e.g. before and during very complicated negotiations with many unknown...

Duration: 00:06:12


Leadership XXL (29) - 12 Irrational Ideas That Limit Personal Success

10/16/2016
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This podcast episode discusses in depth the Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT). It was created and developed by the American psychotherapist and psychologist Albert Ellis. REBT is a practical, action-oriented approach to coping with problems and enhancing personal growth. It places a good deal of its focus on the present: on currently-held attitudes, painful emotions and maladaptive behaviors that can sabotage a fuller experience of life. One of the fundamental premises of REBT is...

Duration: 00:05:21


Leadership XXL (28) - How To Build Relationships Of Trust

10/9/2016
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Trust is a core ingredient to build successful relationships. Both personal and professional ones. It is a major leadership characteristic. However, you can´t take it for granted. You need to work hard to earn trust and to keep it. In this podcast episode I´d like to share with you my thoughts and what I consider being the most important principles to build, regain, and sustain trust. Enjoy!

Duration: 00:05:40


Leadership XXL (27) - Make Happiness Your Priority

9/25/2016
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The way I´d like to define happiness has nothing to do with daydreaming, trying to escape reality, or seeing life through rose-colored glasses. In fact, I consider happiness and the well-being of people as a fundamental human right. The pursuit of happiness is a beautiful goal to strive for. And it should become one of our main objectives in life. Well aligned with, and not hiding behind, economic growth and social responsibility. Find out more by listening to this podcast episode of...

Duration: 00:06:09


Leadership XXL (26) - You Will What You Want

9/12/2016
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Let me tell you today the true and amazing story of an incredible woman, a marvelous ballet dancer, an ultimate fighter, and a hard-working pursuer of her dreams who has become a role model for many people. Someone who believed to deserve better. Someone who has never given up. Someone of true talent and relentless determination. Someone who chose her own path, who set her own standards, and who shaped her own destiny by not allowing others defining her.

Duration: 00:03:49


Leadership XXL (25) - How To Succeed Professionally And Personally

9/4/2016
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Today many struggle in finding the good balance between work and life; and in investing enough time for non-work-related activities. Mostly, because they´re not infusing enough time and efforts in building lasting relationships from which they would receive backing, encouragement and relief. There is neither a magic formula nor a silver bullet to resolve this dilemma; especially for people in demanding positions. However, what I can offer is a different perspective, i.e. providing proven...

Duration: 00:08:09


Leadership XXL (24) - How To Rock Content Marketing

8/28/2016
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Thanks to content marketing, today many companies and small businesses are in a position to attract and acquire new customers without having to spend big bucks. It´s no longer about paying tons of money on traditional marketing and ads. Instead it´s about open-mindedness, creativity, an understanding of technology, a passion for new media, and the will to take risks and to keep testing. Listen to this podcast episode and get to know 20 impactful and proven content marketing principles that...

Duration: 00:07:54


Leadership XXL (23) - The Power Of Slowness

8/21/2016
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Everything is becoming faster, more hectic. People have less time to enjoy life, nature and the wonderful things around them. Fortunately for some time this seems to have started to be reversed: Instead of doing everything at high speed, some people prefer taking time for the good things in life, even in the professional world. This is clearly noticeable. “Slowness as a way to accelerate productivity” appears to gain a foothold in the business world. At least in some more progressive...

Duration: 00:06:31

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