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Transformational Leadership with Billy Martin

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Transformational Leadership with Billy Martin Podcast is a podcast to help you to fulfill your leadership potential. The objective is to add value to you and provide perspective, encouragement, and solutions to the issues you face regularly as you become a transformational leader. For insightful posts on leadership, change and personal growth, and for more information, go to




Creating a Culture that is Results Driven

Check out the newest podcast episode on Creating a Culture that is Results Driven If you have a healthy culture there are some definite benefits. To develop a great culture Determine honestly what your actions say you value. Narrow down your values to ten or fewer. Once you clearly define your values, describe them in short, life-giving statements. Identify the values through you or your key leaders. Shape your culture and build your people around your values. Culture guides...

Duration: 00:08:23

Maximize your Time to Maximize your Results

Check out the newest podcast episode on Maximize your Time to Maximize your Results

Duration: 00:06:49

6 Traits Shared by Successful Entrepreneurs

Check out the newest podcast episode on 6 traits shared by successful entrepreneurs Curious - See things no one else does, you have to be a detective, you have to ask questions, but you have to ask the questions, no one else is. Daylight - Just as race-car drivers keep their eyes fixed on the road ahead, creators focus on the future, knowing that where they go, their eyes go first. Shifting - Creators continuously update their assumptions. In rapid succession, they observe, orient,...

Duration: 00:07:20

Jump Start Your Company Goals

Check out the newest podcast episode: Jump Start Your Company Goals First, ask yourself (and your team) the following question: What one or two specific shifts would make the biggest difference for the success of my unit or for my own career? Then, based on your answer to these question, engage your team and others in a rapid-cycle, high-energy innovative process — actions To have your best year don’t be afraid to step outside your current paradigm and question it things. But you must...

Duration: 00:06:21

Capturing & Creating Innovation

Check out this week's podcast show on Capturing & Creating Innovation How much of innovation is inspiration, and how much is hard work? If it’s mainly the former, then management’s role is limited: Hire the right people, and get out of their way. If it’s largely the latter, management must play a more vigorous role: Establish the right roles and processes, set clear goals and relevant measures, and review progress at every step. Innovation is real work, and it can and should be managed...

How to Have a More Productive Week

Check out our newest Podcast Show on How to Have a More Productive Week Vision Focused - Begin with the end in mind. It will help you to prioritize what’s important and what can be put on the back burner. Positive Attitude - So much time and energy is used up by a bad mood. Productive individuals revel in the excitement of what they can accomplish Start the Week Before the Week - Plan out your week the week before. Say No - Don’t say yes to everything. In fact be very judicious in how...

Creating a Vision that Excites

Check out the newest Podcast Show onCreating a Vision that Excites You mustn’t just have a vision for the future you must have a clearly defined vision, because if the vision isn’t clearly defined then it’s really more of an idea or a dream If you don’t have a clearly defined vision for the future, you’ll always return to the past. So how do you create a vision that excites. Distill It - Is you vision easily repeatable? Your vision needs to be a simple short repeatable thing that everyone...


Check out newest Podcast Show on GroupThink What Is Groupthink? GroupThink occurs when a group values harmony and coherance over accurate analysis and critical evaluation. GroupThink causes individual members of the group to unquestioningly follow the word of the leaderand it strongly discourages any disagreement with the consensus. Problem with GroupThink - the suppression of individual opinions and creative thought can lead to poor decision-making and inefficient problem-solving. The...

What do you do as a Leader to Develop a Team that Gets Results

In a healthy organization, as leaders we are tasked with one and only one goal - get results Know who you can trust and who you can’t. Kill conflict Break the lone leader model

Motivating the Unmotivated Employee

Management would be easy if only everyone were highly motivated. But that’s like saying basketball would be simple if only everyone could dunk. Don’t 1. Use your positional power as a manager in a way that shows you don’t fully respect your employees as individuals 2. Take credit for a project one of your employees actually did most of the work on 3. Lose your temper 4. Don’t stand up for your employees when under personal or organizational attack. 5. Be emotionally stingy Things to do to...

Creating an Incredible Team Culture

Creating an Incredible Team Culture is vital - I can’t state this enough of how important that creating a great team culture is to the success of your department. Your results are tied to the health of your team culture whether good or bad. So how do you create an incredible team culture? Very simply it’s about having your team aligned with the mission and values of the organization. All culture really is - is what your organization or department values as it’s played out in everyday...

Creating a Great Leadership Environment

Creating a great leadership environment will have a couple of immediate benefits 1. Get the results they’re looking for faster 2. Direct reports to grow and become better leaders 3. Elevate you in the organization as the go-to person to be developing talent How to Create a Great Leadership Environment 1. By being a leader worth following and I’m specifically referring to a person of integrity 2. Pour into into others 3. Allowing risks to take place Giving people the freedom to fail and...

Regaining Momentum

Regaining Momentum Momentum is such a difficult thing to gain and such an easy thing to lose What happens if you don’t have it? Can you regain it? And can you regain it quickly 1.Recognize and admit momentum is lost When you admit momentum is lost, it forces decision making, which can be a very good thing 2.Plan for a good start You never have to recover from a good start 3.Improve your systems 4. Measure the measurables Facts are your friends, Numbers tell a story - use them to your...

Engaging with Millennials in the Workplace

Millennials is the demographic born between 1980 and 2000, they are beginning there decent into the workforce. This is a generation that has had a lot written about them and in some respects maybe gets a bad rap because they are just beginning to come into there own. Millennials are a hard working group that is very altruistic They view money from a different lens than any other generation They would be willing to forego higher pay if they are able to work in a position that they are...