Key Conversations for Leaders
Leading with Integrity & Authenticity with Dr. Mike Horne

Leading with Integrity & Authenticity with Dr. Mike Horne

August 31, 2021

Mike Horne, PhD coaches leaders to avoid, minimize and reduce poor outcomes related to people and culture actions and decisions. Mike is advancing Authentic Leadership in the world, coaching leaders to close the gap between probable and possible, and to bring their best in every situation to spur innovation. Mike is the author of Integrity by Design: Working and Living Authentically.

Inside This Episode

  • The 2 Keys to Leading with Integrity & Authenticity
  • The Nearly Irrevocable Cost of Lying
  • Recovering When There is a Break of Trust
  • Common Barriers to Authenticity
  • What To Do If Your Organization Out of Alignment
  • Facing the Realities of Corporate Culture
  • Why We Need to Make The Grass Greener Where We Are
  • Using Values to Scale A Growth-Based Culture
  • The Single Most Important Word You Need to Create Authentic Relationships
  • Delivering Constructive Feedback
  • A Simple Question From Edie Seashore To Expand Your Empathy

Links:

Website: https://mike-horne.com/

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mikehorne1/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/mikehorneauthor

Book: https://mike-horne.com/#ibd-book

Inspired Leadership Through Employee Enrichment with Tony Martignetti

Inspired Leadership Through Employee Enrichment with Tony Martignetti

August 25, 2021

Tony Martignetti is a leadership advisor, entrepreneur, idea generator, and people connector. He brings together practical experience, formal training, and extreme curiosity, to elevate leaders and equip them with the tools to navigate through change and unlock their true potential.

Before becoming a leadership development consultant, he was a finance and strategy executive with experience working with some of the world's leading life sciences companies. Along his journey, he also managed small businesses and ran a financial consulting company. Tony is the host of The Virtual Campfire podcast and the author of the soon to be released, "Climbing the Right Mountain: Navigating the Journey to An Inspired Life."

 

Inside This Episode

  • How Do We Know If We’re Climbing The Right Mountain?
  • The Power Of Navigational Conversations
  • Identifying Guideposts On Your Leadership Journey
  • The Role Of Emotional Intelligence In Leadership
  • How To Embrace Your Past
  • Use Struggle To Create Strength
  • Don’t Just Engage, Enrich Your Employees
  • How To Evaluate Your Leadership Footprint
  • How the Ripple Effect Shapes Culture

Links:

Website: https://www.inspiredpurposecoach.com/

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tonymartignett1/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/TonyMartignett1

Book: https://www.inspiredpurposecoach.com/book

From Hiring to Inspiring with Julie Bartkus

From Hiring to Inspiring with Julie Bartkus

August 4, 2021

Over the past 20 years, Julie Bartkus has helped leaders across the globe transform their workplace culture from negative and destructive to happy and productive. Julie has identified over 30 staff de-motivators that drain team members of their motivation and has developed The D.R.I.V.E. Method to help leaders attract the right staff to support their vision. Her Total Team Transformation System has propelled leaders out of feeling stuck and lost to experiencing tremendous joy in attracting, interviewing, hiring, motivating and retaining the team of their dreams.

 

Inside This Episode

  • Where to Start to Hire the Right People
  • Challenges of Finding the Right Person
  • Common Hiring Mistakes
  • Interviewing Strategies
  • How to Seamlessly Attract, Recruit and Train a High-Performing Team
  • Reducing Turnover
  • Building Connection Throughout the Organization
  • The Power of Vision in Shaping a Culture

Links:

Website: https://www.juliebartkus.com

 

Person-Centered Leadership with Dr. Mark Goulston

Person-Centered Leadership with Dr. Mark Goulston

July 15, 2021

Dr. Mark Goulston is a psychiatrist, executive coach and consultant to major organizations. Mark is the author or co-author of several books including the international best-selling books: "Get Out of Your Own Way," "Just Listen," "Real Influence" and "Talking to Crazy.” His latest book is called, "Trauma to Triumph: A Roadmap for Leading Through Disruption (and Thriving on the Other Side)."

He has contributed to Harvard Business Review, Biz Journals, Business Insider, Huffington Post, Fast Company, Psychology Today and appears widely in the media including CNN, Wall St. Journal, NY Times, Fortune and Forbes. He also appears frequently as a subject area expert on television, radio and podcasts. He hosts his own podcast called “My Wakeup Call” where he interviews influencers about their wakeup calls.

 

Inside This Episode

  • What is Imposter Syndrome?
  • The Antidote to Imposter Syndrome
  • The Difference Between Founder CEOs and Professional CEOs
  • The Danger of Focusing Too Much on Your Exit Strategy
  • The Difference Between Stress and Trauma
  • Finding the Lessons From Trauma
  • The Power of Gratitude through Struggle
  • The VCG Trifecta
  • Finding Courage as a Leader
  • Beyond Fight, Flight or Freeze
  • How to Handle Bullies
  • Defeating Self-Defeat
  • The Real Reason We Procrastinate
  • Using Accountability to Create Massive Results
  • Social Leadership

Links:

Defeating Self-Defeat: https://www.himalaya.com/courses/defeating-self-defeat-3129841

Website: https://markgoulston.com/

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/markgoulston/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/MarkGoulston

Books: https://www.amazon.com/Trauma-Triumph-Roadmap-Disruption-Thriving/dp/1400228379

What Great Teams Do Great with David Wheatley

What Great Teams Do Great with David Wheatley

June 21, 2021

David Wheatley is a Principal and Chief Question Asker at Humanergy. He works with leaders who are engaged in transitions to new roles, new scope or improved results. A facilitator, trainer and coach, he has worked for twenty years with government, manufacturing, healthcare, law enforcement, technology and financial institutions. To challenge their thinking and push them ahead, David asks clients the right questions at the right time. He supports organizations through strategic planning and helps them overcome roadblocks using a framework of values-based commitment and stakeholder mapping.

 

Originally from Leeds, England, David is a former Scotland Yard police officer. He is a graduate of Hendon Police Academy in London and is a Senior Fellow at the University of Maryland’s School of Public Policy. David is the co-author of the books, "50 DOs for Everyday Leadership Lessons Learned the Hard Way (So You Don’t Have To)," and "What Great Teams Do Great: How Ordinary People Accomplish the Extraordinary."

Inside This Episode

  • The Power of Asking Questions
  • What Great Teams Do Great
  • Why don’t great teams just happen organically?
  • Creating Personal Responsibility on a Team
  • Common Mistakes When Leading Through a Transition
  • The Need for Humility and Vulnerability
  • A Simple Question to Get on The Same Page
  • How to Shift from Being a Follower to a True Leader
  • The Ripple Effect of Culture and Leadership
  • Getting It Right the First Time

Links:

Website: https://humanergy.com/

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/humanergy/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/Humanergy

Books: https://www.amazon.com/David-Wheatley/e/B08BND9B93/ref=dp_byline_cont_pop_book_1

Leading Diverse Generations with Dr. Megan Gerhardt

Leading Diverse Generations with Dr. Megan Gerhardt

June 15, 2021

Megan Gerhardt, PhD is a Professor of Management, Director of Leadership Development, and the Robert C. Johnson Co-Director of the Isaac and Oxley Center for Business Leadership at the Farmer School of Business at Miami University. She is also the creator of Gentelligence and the founder of The Gerhardt Group, LLC, a leadership consulting practice.

Megan has published widely on individual differences, motivation, leadership, and generational differences in the workplace and her work on Gentelligence has been featured on Forbes.com, NBCNews.com, The Washington Post, The Chicago Tribune, Inc. Magazine, The San Francisco Chronicle, MarketWatch, Business Insider and The Houston Chronicle among others. In 2017, her TEDx talk “Why I Love Millennials...and You Should, Too” was released, kicking off the Gentelligence movement. As the creator of the Gentelligence movement, Megan’s work focuses on leveraging individual differences to achieve leadership impact and extraordinary levels of performance.

 

Inside This Episode

  • Where Does The Conflict Between Generations Come From? 
  • What Are Some Of The Unique Challenges When Leading A Generationally Diverse Workforce?
  • What Do Leaders Tend To Get Wrong When Managing A Generationally Diverse Workforce?
  • A Framework For Understanding Different Generations
  • Giving Feedback To Different Generations
  • How To Use The Right Lens To Avoid Misunderstandings
  • Encouraging Respectful Communication Between Generationally Diverse Employees
  • Best Practices For Leading Teams With Older And Younger Generations

Links:

Website: https://profgerhardt.com/

Website: https://www.poweroftheages.com/

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/megangerhardt/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/profgerhardt

Books: https://www.amazon.com/Gentelligence-Revolutionary-Approach-Intergenerational-Workforce/dp/1538142147

Exceptional Leadership, Exceptional Relationships with Dr. David Bradford

Exceptional Leadership, Exceptional Relationships with Dr. David Bradford

June 7, 2021

Dr. David Bradford is Eugene O’Kelly II Senior Lecturer Emeritus in Leadership at Stanford Graduate School of Business. Along with Carole Robin, he's taught interpersonal skills to MBA candidates for a combined seventy-five years in their legendary course Interpersonal Dynamics (affectionately known to generations of students as “Touchy-Feely”) and they have coached and consulted hundreds of executives for decades.

In their book, "Connect: Building Exceptional Relationships with Family, Friends, and Colleagues," they show readers how to take their relationships from shallow to exceptional by cultivating authenticity, vulnerability, and honesty, while being willing to ask for and offer help, share a commitment to growth, and deal productively with conflict. He has written several other books including, “Influencing Up” and "Reinventing Organization Development: New Approaches to Change in Organizations."

 

Inside This Episode

  • Building Exceptional Relationships
  • Why We Often Struggle To Build Solid Connections With Other People
  • How To Say Anything To Almost Anybody
  • Getting Back to Choice in Responsibility
  • The Danger of Attribution
  • The Sliding Scale Of Authenticity and Vulnerability
  • Preventing Major Conflicts Before They Occur
  • How To Handle Disagreement
  • Strengthening Relationships Through Disagreements
  • Delivering Effective Feedback To Colleagues And Employees
  • Testing The Waters Before Managing Up
  • Role-Modeling Excellence As a Leader

Links:

Website

LinkedIn

 

Trust Yourself with Melody Wilding

Trust Yourself with Melody Wilding

May 31, 2021

Melody Wilding, LMSW is an executive coach for smart, sensitive high-achievers and author of "Trust Yourself: Stop Overthinking and Channel Your Emotions for Success at Work." Recently named one of Business Insider's Most Innovative Coaches for her groundbreaking work on "Sensitive Strivers," her clients include CEOs, C-level executives, and managers at top Fortune 500 companies such as Google, HP, Facebook, Netflix, Twitter, IBM, Citibank, JP Morgan, and others. 

Melody has been featured in the New York Times, O Magazine, NBC News, and spoken at Stanford University, Walmart, Adweek, Burberry and more. She's here to help you break free from self-doubt and imposter syndrome so you can use your sensitivity as the superpower that it is. 

Melody is a licensed social worker with a Masters degree from Columbia University, and a former researcher at Rutgers University. She is a professor of Human Behavior at Hunter College and is a contributor to Harvard Business Review, Fast Company, Forbes, and Business Insider.

 

Inside This Episode

  • What are Sensitive Strivers?
  • How Social Awareness is Changing Corporate Culture
  • The Neuro Science of Higher Sensitivity
  • The Nature of Being an Empathic Leader
  • Developing Your Internal Compass
  • The #1 Thing that Holds Back Sensitive Strivers
  • Dealing with Imposter Syndrome
  • How We Hold Ourselves Back from Success
  • The Danger of Over-Apologizing
  • Leading a Team as a Sensitive Striver
  • The Dynamic of Over-Functioning
  • Creating Interdependent Teams

Links:

Website: www.melodywilding.com

LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/melodywilding/

Twitter: www.twitter.com/MelodyWilding

Trust Yourself Book: www.melodywilding.com/book

Becoming a Thought Leader with Dorie Clark

Becoming a Thought Leader with Dorie Clark

May 17, 2021

Dorie Clark helps individuals and companies get their best ideas heard in a crowded, noisy world. She has been named one of the Top 50 business thinkers in the world by Thinkers50, and was honored as the #1 Communication Coach in the world at the Marshall Goldsmith Coaching Awards. She is a keynote speaker and teaches for Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and Columbia Business School. She is the author of Entrepreneurial You, which was named one of Forbes’ Top 5 Business Books of the Year, as well as Reinventing You and Stand Out, which was named the #1 Leadership Book of the Year by Inc. magazine. 

A former presidential campaign spokeswoman, Clark has been described by the New York Times as an “expert at self-reinvention and helping others make changes in their lives.” She is a frequent contributor to the Harvard Business Review, and consults and speaks for clients such as Google, Yale University, and the World Bank. She is a graduate of Harvard Divinity School, a producer of a multiple Grammy-winning jazz album, and a Broadway investor. You can download her free Entrepreneurial You self-assessment workbook at dorieclark.com/entrepreneur

 

Inside This Episode:

  • The Two Triggers of Personal Reinvention
  • How to Take Control of Your Own Narrative
  • Building Your Personal Brand
  • Tailoring Your Brand to Your Audience
  • Why Everyone Needs to Manage Their Identity
  • The Three Main Levers to Becoming a Thought Leader
  • Balancing Being an Expert and Being Approachable
  • How to Get Started Even if You Don’t Know Your Passion
  • The Power of Bottom-Up Conversations vs. Top-Down
  • Playing the Long Game With Strategic Thinking

Links:

Website: https://dorieclark.com/

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/doriec/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/dorieclark

Books: https://dorieclark.com/books/

The Power of Pivoting with Monica Ortega

The Power of Pivoting with Monica Ortega

April 20, 2021

Monica Ortega is a professional on-camera host, speaker and author. She created the online travel show Monica Goes in 2014 to inspire others to break out of their comfort zones and go on adventures. As someone who's afraid of everything, she'll put herself through almost anything to show that if an average everyday person like her can do these things, anyone can.

Monica has spoken openly about how her personal setbacks have helped her pivot into creating a life that she loves. She speaks at events around the country helping others to embrace change and create their own dream life. She is a co-host on the podcast Stumblin' Forward which is all about the missteps of entrepreneurship and life.

She is also the author of The Power of Pivoting : How to Embrace Change and Create a Life You Love where she uses humor and wisdom to show you how you can lean into your own pivots and create opportunities from any situation, even the unexpected ones.

 

Inside This Episode

  • How to Know When It’s Time to Pivot
  • Signs That You’re Resisting Change
  • Why People Resist Change
  • How to Get Started in Making a Big Change
  • The Importance of Listing to Your Gut and Considering Timing
  • The Unique Factors to Consider When Thinking About Changing Careers
  • How Leaders Can Retain Employees and Have Important Values-Aligning Conversations
  • How to Use the Outside World to Let You Know When It’s Time to Make a Change

Links:

Website 

LinkedIn

Twitter

Facebook

Book

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