Key Conversations for Leaders
How to Get Out of Your Own Way By Mastering Your Mindsets with Dr. Ryan Gottfredson

How to Get Out of Your Own Way By Mastering Your Mindsets with Dr. Ryan Gottfredson

August 11, 2020

Dr. Ryan Gottfredson. is a mental success coach and cutting-edge leadership consultant, author, trainer, and researcher. Ryan is currently a leadership and management professor at the Mihaylo College of Business and Economics at California State University-Fullerton (CSUF). He holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior and Human Resources and is the author of “Success Mindsets: The Key to Unlocking Greater Success in Your Life, Work, & Leadership.”

 

Inside This Episode

  • How Mindsets Filter Our Experience and Create the Foundation for Success
  • Why 95% Of Our Behaviors Are Driven By Our Mindsets
  • Brain Science as the Future of Leadership Research
  • Why Mindsets Are the Gateway to Lasting Change in Behavior
  • The Lasting Effects of Framing on Experience
  • Why 95% of Us Have Room to Improve Our Mindsets
  • Digging Beneath the Surface to Identify The Real Mindset Gaps
  • How to Get Out of Your Own Way
  • Creating Awareness and Vertical Integration
  • Enhancing Your Window of Tolerance
  • Developing Agility and Future-Readiness
  • The Four Innate Desires of Leaders
  • Shaping Culture by Shaping Mindsets

Website:  www.ryangottfredson.com

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

Book: Success Mindsets

Establishing Boundaries and Avoiding Burnout with Faheem Moosa

Establishing Boundaries and Avoiding Burnout with Faheem Moosa

August 4, 2020

Faheem Moosa is the Founder of Springboarders management consulting.  He began his career in the manufacturing industry.  After completing his MBA in 2007, he began working as a strategy consultant in Toronto and served a wide range of companies including those in the Fortune 100.  In 2009 he struck out on his own and started a consulting practice helping small and mid-sized companies grow their businesses.  He has since shifted his focus to helping independent consultants and boutique firms build a sales pipeline and grow their business as a leader of leaders.

 

Inside This Episode

  • The Need for Over-Communication
  • Navigating Different Communication Preferences
  • Staying Engaged and Motivated While Doing Remote Work
  • Establishing Boundaries and Avoiding Burnout
  • Overcoming the Challenges of Leading a Remote Team
  • Creating Connections from a Distance
  • Finding the Right Tools for Remote Teams
  • Finding Your Work Ethic

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

 

Using Power Skills to Develop High-Performing Teams with Dr. Ruth Gotian

Using Power Skills to Develop High-Performing Teams with Dr. Ruth Gotian

July 28, 2020

Dr. Ruth Gotian is known as a “mentor’s mentor” and she is a contributor for both Forbes and Psychology Today. She has spent decades researching the most successful people of our generation in order to understand what they do when the world isn't watching, that has ultimately put them in an elite class. She has uncovered their habits and practices and I am so excited that you are here today to share these secrets with us.

 

We’ll be covering

  • The Top 4 Traits of High Performers
  • Why Nurture Beats Nature
  • Key Attributes of High Performers
  • They Key to Creating Momentum
  • The 4 Types Of People You Need In Your Corner
  • Why You Need to Build a Team of Mentors
  • Support Others By Being A Sponsor
  • The Need for Power Skills to Enhance Team Work, Leadership, and Performance
  • The Key Skills for Virtual Leadership
  • How Mentorship Is Changing During the Pandemic
  • The Connection Between Empathy, Loyalty, and Performance
  • Managing Expectations and Under-promising, Over-delivering
  • Developing the Mindset of an Astronaut
  • The Secret To Developing a High Performing Team

 

Links:

Website: www.ruthgotian.com

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

Twitter: https://twitter.com/RuthGotian

Resilience & Success with M. Curtis McCoy

Resilience & Success with M. Curtis McCoy

July 21, 2020

Curtis McCoy is a serial entrepreneur, speaker, and host of the podcast: success, motivation, and inspiration.  At age 27, he seemed like he had the life of his dreams until a series of medical problems turned his life upside down. He then began studying and talking with leaders to change his mindset and turn his health and his life around and now shares those concepts with his clients and his listeners.

Inside This Episode

  • The Power of Listening & Caring in a Conversation
  • The Need for Authenticity
  • Develop Your Social Skills, Even If You Don’t Feel Like It
  • Using Delayed Gratification to Drive Success
  • Surround Yourself with Positive Thinkers
  • Dealing With Negativity in an Organization
  • Differentiating Your Business By Being Present
  • Leverage Through Effective Delegation

Links:

Twitter: https://twitter.com/MCurtisMcCoy

Facebook: https://Facebook.com/MCurtisMcCoy

Books: https://www.amazon.com/M-Curtis-McCoy/e/B07JK14WP5?ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_1&qid=1594829279&sr=8-1

Reference for Doctor’s Suicide Rate:

https://www.webmd.com/mental-health/news/20180508/doctors-suicide-rate-highest-of-any-profession#1

 

Creating Diversity and Inclusion with Dr. Steve Yacovelli

Creating Diversity and Inclusion with Dr. Steve Yacovelli

July 14, 2020

Dr. Steve Yacovelli Owner & Principal of TopDog Learning Group, LLC, a learning and development, leadership, change management, and diversity and inclusion consulting firm based in Orlando, FL, USA, with affiliates across the globe.  Steve and TopDog have worked with Fortune 500 companies including The Walt Disney Company and Bayer as well as non-profits such as The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and The American Library Association.

With over twenty-five years’ experience in leadership, strategy, organizational learning, and communication, Steve applies academic theory to create real business results. 

Inside This Episode

  • Why do organization struggle with inclusiveness?
  • How to Measure Diversity and Inclusion in an Organization
  • Creating Long-Term Diversity & Inclusion Initiatives
  • The Connection Between Diversity, Inclusion and Engagement
  • Identifying Our Unconscious Biases
  • Creating Lasting Organizational Change
  • How to Address Micro Aggressions
  • The 6 Core Competencies of Leaders
  • The Need to Level Up Our Leadership Skills
  • Creating Buy-In For Culture Change
  • What If The Organization Won’t Change? 

Links:

Website: www.TopDogLearning.biz 

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

Twitter: @gayleadership

Books: www.topdog.click/freeship

Implicit Bias Test: https://implicit.harvard.edu/implicit/takeatest.html

Find & Share Your Story with Jude Charles

Find & Share Your Story with Jude Charles

July 7, 2020

Jude Charles started his company as a teenager. He is a Brand Strategist Filmmaker, and Speaker.  For almost 15 years, has been helping purpose-driven, 7-figure and 8-figure entrepreneurs to bring their stories to life through documentaries & videos.

Inside This Episode

  • Sharing Your Story
  • Nail It, Then Scale It with Video Marketing
  • Why You Need to Show Your Story
  • When Video Is Right (or Not Right) For Your Company
  • How to Demonstrate Your Expertise
  • The Power of Roadmapping Your Message
  • Creating Marketing Assets, Even If You Pivot Later
  • The Timelessness of Starting with Why
  • Why We All Need to Develop Our Personal Brand
  • How Keeping It Simple Can Be An Advantage
  • Capturing the Moment with a Story

To connect with Jude, visit www.judecharles.co/list

Closing the Employee Engagement Gap with Dr. Kurt Nelson

Closing the Employee Engagement Gap with Dr. Kurt Nelson

June 30, 2020

Dr. Kurt Nelson is an applied behavioral scientist, the president and founder of the Lantern Group.  He is also a sought after speaker and recognized leader in human motivation and behavior change. For over 20 years, Kurt has worked with global companies to apply behavioral science principles to drive change in their organizations. All his work is focused on understanding ways to positively influence how people behave.

Inside This Episode

  • Why Employees Are Disengaged
  • The Four Drive Model to Creating an Engaged Workforce
  • How Recognition Reduces Turnover
  • The Cost of Disengagement
  • Realizing the Synergy of Communication and Culture
  • Barriers to Effective Leadership
  • Is It A Culture Issue or a Leadership Issue?
  • The Impact of Friction on a Company’s Results
  • Understanding and Creating Positive Social Norms
  • Using Social Proof as a Leader to Effect Change
  • The Power of Framing
  • The Key to Avoiding Short-Term Behavior Change
  • The Biggest Mistake Leaders Make Regarding Motivation
  • The Say-Do Gap

Links:

Website:  www.lanterngroup.com

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

Twitter:  @WhatMotivates 

Lead With A Story with Paul Smith

Lead With A Story with Paul Smith

June 23, 2020

Paul Smith is one of the world’s leading experts in business storytelling. He’s one of Inc. Magazine’s Top 100 Leadership Speakers of 2018, a storytelling coach, and bestselling author of several books including The 10 Stories Great Leaders TellSell with a StoryLead with a StoryParenting with a Story. Paul holds an MBA from the Wharton School, is a former consultant at Accenture, and former executive and 20-year veteran of The Procter & Gamble Company.

Inside This Episode

  • Why Storytelling Works
  • Why Emotions Drive Good Decision-Making
  • How to use stories every day
  • What’s Your Company Story?
  • An Example of a Founding Story
  • Top 10 Stories Leaders Must Tell
  • How Stories Create Culture
  • Common Storytelling Mistakes
  • How to Start a Story So People Listen
  • Why Telling Stories Is Better Than Giving Advice
  • Keep It Short & Sweet
  • Using Questions to Customize and Create Stories
  • If Not Now, When?

Links:

Website: www.leadwithastory.com

LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/smithpa9/

Twitter: @LeadWithAStory

Paul's Book Page on Amazon

 

Think Like A Mind Reader with Jonathan Pritchard

Think Like A Mind Reader with Jonathan Pritchard

June 16, 2020

Jonathan Pritchard.  Jonathan is the Founder of Hellstrom Group; international consulting agency. Author of "Think Like A Mind Reader." And a Fortune 500 Mentalist.

Inside This Episode:

  • What is Mentalism and Why You Want to Think Like One
  • Understanding Human Wiring Opens Us Up to Better Marketing and Sales
  • Why We Never Experience “Reality”
  • The Reason Our Brains Use Mental Shortcuts
  • How Micro-Predictions Frame Our Experience
  • How the Brain Manages Its Bandwidth and Focuses Its Resources
  • A Live Demo of the Limitation of Our Mental Wiring
  • How Our Values and Beliefs Determine Our Experience
  • The Dual Meaning of “I can’t imagine…”
  • The Importance of Communicating in the Language of The Person You’re Communicating With
  • How to Get “Admin Privileges” of a Person’s Human Software
  • Why You Don’t Want to Compete on Price
  • The Power of Preparation in Negotiation
  • Developing Your Ability to Walk Away in a Negotiation
  • The Power of Time Compression
  • The Value of Staying Present During Dynamic Experiences
  • Setting the Agenda at the Beginning to Avoid Gotchas at the End
  • Creating Win-Win Negotiations
  • Why Decisions Should Be Made Ahead of Time
  • How Structure Actually Creates Flexibility
  • The Importance of Getting Out of the Box You’re Stuck In
  • Why You can Never Relate to Anything outside of Its Context
  • Why You’re Always Stuck In A Box, Even When You Climb Out of One
  • Getting Beyond False Dichotomy Living
  • The Answer to The Existential Nature of Our Reality!!

 

Links:

Website: www.mindreaderuniversity.com

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

Twitter: @the_pritchard

Books: Think Like A Mind Reader

 

 

Change Your Mind and the Results Will Follow with Kim Ades

Change Your Mind and the Results Will Follow with Kim Ades

June 9, 2020

Kim Ades is the President and Founder of Frame of Mind Coaching™ and JournalEngine™ Software. Author, speaker, entrepreneur, coach, and mother of five, Kim has 15+ years of experience coaching many of North America’s most respected leaders. Recognized as an expert in the area of thought mastery and mental toughness, Kim uses her unique philosophy and quirky coaching style to help her clients deal with core issues and shift their thinking in order to yield extraordinary results.

Inside This Episode

  • The Key Characteristics of Top Performers Based on Research
  • The Importance of Emotional Resilience In Success
  • Answering the Question of Nature or Nurture in Emotional Intelligence
  • How Accountability Coaching Can Actually Be A Disservice to Clients
  • Why You Need to Forget About Skills and Focus on The Thoughts & Beliefs
  • The Need to Identify Conflicting, Beliefs and Actions
  • How a Lack of Alignment Is The Real Problem in Performance
  • How To Identify Thinking Traps And How to Get Out of Them
  • The Danger of Isolative Leadership
  • How to Get Out of a Limited Mindset
  • Breaking Through Leadership Limitations
  • The Power of Solution-Focused Thinking
  • They Key Question to Ask When You Get Stuck
  • How to Expand Your Thinking and Comfort Zone
  • Increasing Your Results Coaching-Based Leadership
  • Change Your Thoughts and the Results Will Follow
  • The Main Assumption You Need to Have as A Leader
  • How Empathy is Actually Something to Avoid
  • Why Jumping To The Solution Can Be Counter-Productive?
  • The Importance of Remaining Calm During a Crisis
  • Why Slowing Down Leads to a Massive Speed Up
  • Why Leaders Need to “Know Thyself”
  • The Power of Journaling in Identifying and Changing Thoughts
  • How Your Mental Picture Impacts Those Around You

Links: 

Website: www.Frameofmindcoahing.com

Email: kim@frameofmindcoaching.com

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

Twitter:  https://twitter.com/kimades

 

Free Coaching Experience with One of Kim's Frame of Mind Coaches:

Send Your Answer to the 2 Journal questions to kim@frameofmindcoaching.com

  1. What do you want more than anything?
  2. What’s stopping you from having that?

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