The Meisha Rouser Show : Leadership and Professional Development, with Organizational Psychologist and Master Certified Coach

The Meisha Rouser Show : Leadership and Professional Development, with Organizational Psychologist and Master Certified Coach
Leadership and Professional Development: Join organizational psychologist, Meisha Rouser, to learn how to overcome obstacles that keep you from success. By listening you will become a more effective leader, manager, team member, and colleague. Become…

41: Simple Coaching Tips
Feb 6, 2017 • 26 min
Coaching your employees is something that does not come naturally for many manager. Learn some quick and easy tips you can apply now to greatly improve your coaching skills to enhance others performance.
40: 12 Principals of Change
Jan 9, 2017 • 23 min
Change is not something that happens overnight or as a result of one action. It takes multiple actions and time. Learn the 12 Principals of change to help ensure things move smoothly.
39: Building High Performance Teams
Dec 8, 2016 • 24 min
Helping teams to be more collaborative and grow is a challenge for everyone. This show dives into a fabulous tool, the Generative Relationship STAR, which will give you new insights as to how to grow the productivity of a team.
38: Mastering the Art of Negotiations
Nov 11, 2016 • 26 min
Every day we engage in some type of negotiation. In this show you will learn some easy and useful tips and tools on how to improve your negotiation efforts.
37: The Pro’s and Con’s of Shared Leadership
Oct 25, 2016 • 27 min
Join me in this engaging interview with Rachel Pfeffer, Co-Executive Director of the National Training Lab Institute (NTL), as we discuss her insights on shared leadership.
36: Millennials and Management, Interview with author Lee Caraher.
Oct 11, 2016 • 27 min
Companies are suffering through tension and dissonance between Millennials and Boomers, and realize that they can’t just wait for management to age out for the problem to go away. On this weeks show I talk with Lee Carraher, author of Millennials and…
35: How to Get Through To Anyone – Interview with Mark Goulston
Oct 4, 2016 • 27 min
You’ve got a business colleague who’s hostile…a client who’s furious…a staffer who’s deeply cynical – how do you get people to do what you want in tough situations. Join me and my guest Dr. Mark Goulston, author of Just Listen, to learn the secret to …
34: Fostering a Supportive Environment – Dealing with Dominate Personalities
Sep 20, 2016 • 26 min
Do you find that meetings tend to be dominated by a few people? And, at times it can be difficult to hear what others really want to say? This show will explore how to foster an environment that allows for everyones voice and opinions to be heard and…
33: Oldies But Goodies – Leadership Tips and Tools
Sep 14, 2016 • 25 min
Some leadership tools and advice are timeless - they hold strong even thought the environment or situation has changed. This show identifies what all leaders need to know to be an effective leader and some tools that have stood the test of time.
32: The Top Performance Review or Interviewing Bias Errors Leaders Make
Sep 6, 2016 • 26 min
Mike “The Millennial” Mitchusson shares with us the top nine biases managers make when doing performance reviews or interviewing candidates. And, more importantly, how you can put in safe guards to keep from making these rater errors.
31: Fostering the Art of Listening: A Leaders Strongest Asset
Aug 30, 2016 • 26 min
Great Leaders practice the art of listening. Listening is all about giving attention to what is happening in any given moment. As a deliberate act of paying attention, mindfulness encourages leaders to center on what is actually happening in the pre…
30: James M. Kouzes and the Five Fundamentals of Becoming an Exemplary Leader
Aug 23, 2016 • 27 min
An interview with James Kouzes, co-author of the bestselling book, The Leadership Challenge. Join us as we explore his new book “Learning Leadership”. Kouzes shares his insights on a practical and proven framework that will enable you to develop your…
29: The Surprising Power of the Classical Elements to Help Move Through Change
Aug 16, 2016 • 27 min
In ancient Greece the Classical Elements of earth, water, air, and fire were proposed to explain the nature and complexity of the world. Join me on this weeks show to hear how my guest used the concept of these elements at Boeing to help teams and ind…
28: The Fundamentals of the Successful Entrepreneur
Aug 9, 2016 • 27 min
Entrepreneurs have to wear many hats in order for their business to be successful. Thus, it can be hard to select which activities you should be spending your time and energy on that will have the greatest impact. This show will cover the fundamental…
27: Developing Mindfulness To Enhance Performance
Aug 2, 2016 • 25 min
In today’s work environment, mindfulness is a personal and professional strategy that will improve your performance and productivity. Gain important insight to the many benefits of mindfulness. Learn how you can decrease stress levels while improving…
26: Servant Leadership Within the Work Place
Jul 27, 2016 • 28 min
Dr. Shann Ferch, author, professor, psychologist, and consultant, joins me this week to talk about Servant Leadership. We will explore a deeper understand of what it means to be a Servant Leader in todays business environment. You’ll love listening t…
25: Time Management, Productivity, and Prioritizing
Jul 19, 2016 • 28 min
Leaders are measured on their ability to get things done, which requires time management, prioritizing, and effective productivity tools. On this show I uncover one of most effective productivity tools available and share my top 10 tips to becoming m…
24: Understanding the Power of Voice When Leading
Jul 12, 2016 • 28 min
Welcome back Doug Nathan who will be sharing with us the power of our voice to move us through change. By understanding how we move through analytical, heart felt and emotion communication it will help us as leaders to not only understand others, but …
23: The Keys to Building Trust and Credibility
Jul 5, 2016 • 26 min
Credibility is positively correlated to success in every sphere of life. If you can’t define credibility or identify its elements, you can’t take advantage of opportunities to boost your credibility and your success. This show will identify what thes…
22: The First 90 Days as a New Manager/Supervisor
Jun 21, 2016 • 28 min
The transition to management isn’t just a promotion and a pay raise — it’s a shift into a new type of role that requires a whole new skill set. Tune into this weeks show to learn how to start out strong in your new role, and avoid making mistakes you’…
20: How to Maneuver Through Conflict with Ron Kraybill
Jun 20, 2016 • 27 min
In a previous show, Ron Kraybill introduced five Conflict Styles people use during a disagreement. Ron returns as my guest to discuss how we can use the Two-Step Method to gracefully maneuver through conflict constructively. By becoming “conflict sty…
21: Howard Behar on Leadership, Virtue and Values
Jun 14, 2016 • 27 min
Howard Behar was one of the three leaders who built the Starbucks organization and has recently launched his second book on Leadership, The Magic Cup. Howard is committed to exchanging ideas and creating dialogue around the way we lead ourselves a…
19: Liberating Structures: Unleash individual brilliance and collective wisdom with guest Keith McCandless
May 31, 2016 • 28 min
Are you struggling with how to provide space for good ideas to emerge and germinate within your group or team? Liberating Structures (LS) are microstructures that unleash individual brilliance and collective wisdom. Join Keith McCandless, the co-deve…
18: Recognize Decision Making Bias’ and How To Overcome Them
May 24, 2016 • 27 min
It is estimated that we make over 70,000 decisions in an average day. And, it is proven that our capacity to make smart decisions can be negatively impacted by having to make so many decisions. In this show, I will explore what experts and research t…
17: What Every Leader Needs to Know to Help Teams Manage Change
May 17, 2016 • 29 min
Whether we like it or not, business teams are constantly going through change and transitions. And, of course, change usually brings up fear and anxiety. However, understanding the various stages and cycles that a team typically goes through when man…
16: The Power of Story: An Interview with Doug Nathan, Conflict Engagement Specialist
May 10, 2016 • 26 min
A tool for navigating through conflict or change management – among other things – is understanding the power that “story” (or narrative) has on a person, group, or culture. Our perception of reality is based in the story we (or others) tell ourselve…
15: Top 10 Reasons Why Employees Aren’t Doing What You Need Them to Do
May 4, 2016 • 26 min
Are you frustrated with an employee or co-worker not doing what you need them to do? There are a variety of reasons that could be leading to this behavior. This show will explore the top 10 reason that could be leading to this behavior and what you c…
14: Exploring Conflict Styles with Ron Kraybill
Apr 26, 2016 • 26 min
When in a conflict situation we tend to use one of five conflict styles, and our default style may not always be the best style to use. Ron Kraybill has been a pioneer in the field of conflict resolution and peace building since the 1970s. Many of yo…
13: How to Influence Others: Exploring Personality Types
Apr 19, 2016 • 55 min
Ever feel like the other person you are talking to just isn’t getting what your trying to tell them? Is there a particular person who doesn’t seem to listen to you? Would you like to improve your ability to influence and motivate others? This show wi…
12: Ensure You Hire The Perfect Person
Apr 13, 2016 • 56 min
Ever hire a person that was just amazing in the interview, yet three months after you hire them you wonder what happened to that amazing person in the interview? This show will uncover the biggest mistakes managers make during the interviewing process…
11: Neutralize Drama in the Workplace: Interview with David Emerald
Apr 5, 2016 • 52 min
David Emerald is a consultant, facilitator, executive coach, speaker and author. David helps clients cultivate collaborative capabilities to create sustainable change and growth and to create powerful partnerships. David is celebrating the 10-year anni…
10: Answering Listener Questions
Mar 29, 2016 • 56 min
This show answers listener questions on how, in the workplace, to build trust and credibility, tactfully deal with people who interrupt you when you are trying to focus at work, and help in dealing with people you butt heads with at work.
9: Dealing with Difficult People
Mar 22, 2016 • 56 min
Learn tips and tricks for how to deal with difficult people. Who are difficult people? They are the passive/aggressive types, bullies, the ones who are always complaining, those who never give their honest opinion …and the list goes on. Are you deal…
8: Fostering Creativity - In the Workplace and for Yourself
Mar 16, 2016 • 56 min
Creativity and innovation in the work place is a must. However, creating space for creativity is harder and harder to do as we get caught in the whirlwind of work. Join me as we explore not only how to foster a more creative and innovative work place…
7: Managing Millennials: An Exploration of the Millennial Generation in the Work Place
Mar 8, 2016 • 56 min
In my work I hear the frustration from both sides: managers struggling with millennial employees, and millennials struggling with their managers…both feeling like they are not getting what they need. This show will dive into this popular topic and exp…
6: Understanding the Different Generations in the Workplace
Mar 1, 2016 • 56 min
Everyone is increasingly grappling with generational differences in their workplace. Join me in this weeks show as we discuss the different mindsets, communications styles and motivations of workers born in different generations.
5: Engaging Others Through Feedback and How to Avoid Raising Defenses
Feb 23, 2016 • 53 min
Giving feedback can either engage others or turn them off. This show will focus on how to give positive and negative feedback that is effective, while nourishing the relationship. During this hour we will also be exploring elements of not only how to…
4: The Do’s and Don’t of Speaking Your Truth Within a Professional Environment
Feb 19, 2016 • 56 min
Saying what needs to be said in the workplace can be the kiss of death to your career. Join me as we explore with Roslyn Erickson the right way to speak your truth. Roslyn is the type of person who voices her opinion, many times evoking a lot of cont…
3: How to Create a Culture of Inclusion and Ownership - Interview with Sue McNab
Feb 9, 2016 • 56 min
Join Meisha and her guest Sue McNab, as they explore the primary elements for creating a workplace culture of inclusion and ownership. Sue, a veteran VP, has helped organizations, such as Starbucks and Seattle’s Best Coffee, maneuver through major cha…
2: Highlights of The Key Ingredient to Fostering Change - Interview with Kathleen O’Brien
Feb 5, 2016 • 20 min
Kathleen O’Brien, author of Emerge: A Strategic Leadership Model For The Sustainable Building Community, discusses with Meisha the most important aspect, that many overlook, in order to identify and change the habitual story that is key to invoking cha…
1: The Key Ingredient to Fostering Change, an Interview with Kathleen O’Brien
Feb 4, 2016 • 56 min
Kathleen O’Brien, author of Emerge: A Strategic Leadership Model For The Sustainable Building Community, discusses with Meisha the most important aspect of change management - the ability to identify the habitual story that keeps change from happening….