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331 – Being a Leader, Not Just an Achiever

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThere’s a significant difference between being an achiever and a leader. Achievement is not a bad thing; of course we must push ourselves and achieve things if we are going to create a life of significance. But we can’t let talent and achievement overshadow the importance of leadership. It’s a given …

330 – Celeste Headlee: Radio Host, Author, & Executive Producer at Georgia Public Broadcasting

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSCeleste Headlee is an award-winning journalist who has appeared on NPR, PBS World, PRI, CNN, BBC and other international networks.  She hosts a daily talk show called “On Second Thought” for Georgia Public Broadcasting in Atlanta. You can listen live to On Second Thought, weekdays from 9 – 10 a.m. EST on the GPB News …

329 – D.L. Brouwer: Author, Speaker, & Business Visionary

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSD.L. Brouwer is the author of The Return on Leadership. He brings a unique perspective to his role as a leadership author, keynote speaker, and business visionary. His views on business and life were shaped by the years he spent as a navigator, flying anti-submarine missions from US aircraft carriers in …

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328 – Creating Trust & Confidence

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS Trust is what makes leadership possible. Your character communicates your leadership. Think of those people that openly share their life with you… The ones that are completely vulnerable completely trust you Trust is like “coins in your pocket” Each time you make a good leadership decision…you earn a little pocket …

327 – Kimberly Faith: Inspirational Leadership Author & Keynote Speaker

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSKnown as an engaging speaker, trainer, coach, and consultant, Kim brings experience that ranges from facilitation and entrepreneurship to leadership development, communication skills, systems thinking, and personal branding. Her easygoing style and sense of humor has made her a hit with audiences large and small for the past two decades. Kim …

326 – Become a Decision Maker

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS Making “sound & timely” decisions is a hallmark of being a transformative leaders. You’re better off making imperfect timely decisions than making a “perfect” decision too late. The 75% Solution: Be prepared to make a decision once you have 75% of all the information..use your experience & intuition to fill …

325 – Culture Eats Strategy For Breakfast

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSClosing the gap between strategic planning & execution is a proverbial an enduring problem. The problem is that we tend to focus on strategy at the expense of getting our culture right. If our culture is dysfunctional and ineffective, our strategy will never get executed. The goal is to create a …

324 – Michael Monteferrante: President & CEO of Envision

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSMike Monteferrante is the president and chief executive officer of Envision, located in Wichita, Kansas.  With manufacturing locations in Wichita and Kansas City, plus 16 base supply centers around the United States, Envision employs over 500 people, half of whom are blind.  In addition to offering employment, Envision provides rehabilitation services, …

323 – Accountability Vs. Responsibility

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS Accountability & Responsibility. People often use these terms interchangeably; often believing that they mean the same thing. If you are interested in dipping your foot into the leadership pool, you must understand that there is a subtle but very powerful difference between accountability and responsibility. As a leader you must …

322 – Nancy Koehn: Harvard Historian, Author of “Forged in Crisis”

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSNancy Koehn is a historian at the Harvard Business School where she holds the James E. Robison chair of Business Administration. Koehn’s research focuses on how leaders, past and present, craft lives of purpose, worth, and impact. Her new book, Forged in Crisis: The Power of Courageous Leadership in Turbulent Times is an …

321 – Making Yourself Useless Produces Opportunity & Growth

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSIn 1920 there was a major change of attitude in the officer Corps with the U.S. Marines. General John Lejeune, the Commandant of the Marine Corps at the time, wrote the following on the heels of World War I: “The relation between officers and enlisted men should in no sense be …

320 – Dr. Michael Gervais: High Performance Psychologist; Finding Mastery Podcast Host

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSThroughout his career, Dr. Michael Gervais has followed a central question:  Is there a common thread connecting how the greatest performers in the world use their minds to pursue the boundaries of human potential? Gervais is a high-performance psychologist working in the trenches of high-stakes environments with some of the best in …

318 – “Leadership” Equals “Love”

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS“Leadership is patient, Leadership is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It doesn’t dishonor others.  It is not self-seeking. It is not easily angered, & it keeps no record of wrongs. Leadership does not delight in evil, rather it rejoices in the truth. Leadership always …

317 – Melinda Wittstock: Social Marketing & Technology Expert; Founder of Verifeed

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSMelinda Wittstock is an “EntrePioneer” visionary dedicated to catalyzing value for her clients, architecting highly profitable and data-driven solutions and putting the authentic marketing and engagement strategies in place to put a multiplier on conversions, revenue, earnings and company valuation. She’s a passionate advocate for women in business, currently writing a …