Let's Get The Job Done

Let's Get The Job Done

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Managers and leaders constantly seek useful tools to improve organizational performance. This podcast provides the insight of Dr. Jim Bohn, a leader with experience in multiple Fortune 100 companies throughout the past four decades. With expertise in employee motivation, change management and organizational analysis, his straightforward insight provides you with tools you can use today to “Get The Job Done”. “Nuts and Bolts of Leadership” http://amzn.to/2rf90H3 “Architects of Change” http://amzn.to/2rjUUQF “Getting I.T. Right” http://amzn.to/2ydL6Qk


18 - Building your base camp
Apr 23 • 6 min
People who climb Mount Everest talk of establishing a “base camp;” a place of safety and certainty in preparation for the ascent. I have not participated in that amazing achievement, but I picked up the phrase a long time ago, and have used the analogy in…
17 - Be careful about the “Employee Experience”. Repackaging of an old idea.
Apr 1 • 3 min
https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/your-boss-90-employee-experience-nothing-else-comes-jim-bohn-ph-d-/ The person you work for is 90% of your employee experience Over the course of four decades I worked for upwards of 30 different managers and leaders in…
16 - Managing the Hard Cases - Termination
Mar 18 • 6 min
Much leadership literature is dedicated to visioning, innovation, production and achievement, yet little is said about the tough stuff. In this way, business imitates life. Few of us want bad news, fewer still want to admit there is a problem, and fewer…
15 - Leaders are often wrong but ultimately that makes them right. (Prevail over criticism).
Mar 11 • 4 min
Criticism is easy, cheap and free. “The dogs bark but the caravan moves on”.
14 - Understanding a leader’s role in managing resistance to change
Mar 4 • 11 min
“Resistance” is brought up again and again as a source of change failure, and, thankfully, is receiving some academic attention, since resistance to change is not always a malicious attempt to derail an initiative. Resistance is more complex than people…
11 - The satisfaction we get from leading others.
Feb 23 • 7 min
People often talk about Employee Satisfaction but we rarely hear about the elements of Leader Satisfaction. Here are some key things to consider about the joy of leading others and leading teams.
13 - Is it politics? Or is it you?
Feb 12 • 6 min
I’ve heard many frustrated colleagues say this about their organizational culture: “It’s not rocket science; it’s political science.” …or is it? “Politics” is the default place to blame just about anything one doesn’t like in the workplace, and the more…
12 - Take a quick look back at 2018 goals before moving forward.
Jan 2 • 2 min
Just a reminder to look back at goals you didn’t accomplish before starting new goals.
10 - What is your leadership persona?
Dec 17, 2018 • 6 min
Leadership Persona is the composite psychological impact of multiple personal characteristics, including image persona and behavior persona. It is the person we convey to those we work with every day. It is a barometer of our influence.
9 - The High Leadership Calling of Developing Others
Dec 10, 2018 • 6 min
There is deep satisfaction knowing you helped someone else achieve great things.
8 - Problems and Principles in Managing Time
Dec 3, 2018 • 10 min
Time Management is Self-Management
7 - Managers don’t motivate anyone - Part 2
Nov 28, 2018 • 9 min
This session gives you precise leadership behaviors to activate natural human motivation. The more of these you use, the more powerful the motivational resources of the team!
6 - Managers don’t motivate anyone. Part 1
Nov 19, 2018 • 4 min
There is a myth in the workplace that managers and leaders ‘motivate people’. That is simply not true. Managers and leaders create the conditions to activate natural human motivation.
5 - The Importance of Basecamp in Leadership
Nov 12, 2018 • 5 min
Climbing the career ladder is exhausting and demanding. Leaders need a place to quietly reflect, recover and regroup.
4 - The One Question Leaders Should Ask Themselves Every Day
Nov 5, 2018 • 4 min
Increasing your power to influence in your organization is key to success. Answering this one question will tell you have effective you’ll be in the long run.
3 - Four things you gain from the struggles of leadership.
Oct 29, 2018 • 4 min
Four Things You Gain From the Struggles of Leadership - (1) Resilience, (2) Self-Efficacy, (3) Leader Credibility, and (4) Self-Respect
2 - Bringing Order out of Chaos
Oct 19, 2018 • 4 min
Leaders bring order out of chaos. That’s the number one skill of great leaders. Here are a few tips.
1 - Introducing “Let’s Get the Job Done”.
Oct 19, 2018 • 2 min
Organizations reward people who know how to get the job done. So let’s go to work together.