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496: How to Generate Quick Wins, with Andy Kaufman
Oct 18 • 34 min
Andy Kaufman: People and Projects Podcast Andy is a keynote speaker and author on leadership and project management. He’s President of the Institute for Leadership Excellence & Development and works with organizations around the world, helping them…
495: How to Get Noticed on LinkedIn, with Stephen Hart
Oct 11 • 38 min
Stephen Hart: Trailblazers.FM Stephen is the host of the podcast Trailblazers.FM, helping entrepreneurs and leaders build amazing personal brands that are impactful, relatable and profitable. He features the stories of brilliant Black men and women – to…
494: Embracing Management and Empathy, with Bonni Stachowiak
Oct 4 • 37 min
Bonni Stachowiak: Teaching in Higher Ed Bonni Stachowiak is the host of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast, a professor of business and management at Vanguard University, and my life partner. Prior to her academic career, Bonni was a human resources…
493: Move Coaching from Theory to Practice, with Jason Weeman
Sep 27 • 39 min
Jason Weeman: Upwork Jason Weeman works to build meaningful relationships by creating experiences that are inspiring and transformational. He has worked for some of the top brands in the world, including Apple, LinkedIn, and Upwork. Today, he is the head…
492: Make Your Dream Real, with Mikaila Ulmer
Sep 20 • 30 min
Mikaila Ulmer: Bee Fearless Mikaila Ulmer is a 15-year-old social entrepreneur, bee ambassador, educator and student. She founded her Me & the Bees Lemonade business when she was just four years old, and over the past decade has sold over 1 million…
491: How Leaders Build, with Guy Raz
Sep 13 • 38 min
Guy Raz: How I Built This Guy Raz is the creator and host of the popular podcasts How I Built This, Wisdom from the Top, and The Rewind on Spotify. He’s also the co-creator of the acclaimed podcasts TED Radio Hour and the children’s programs Wow in the…
490: Leadership Through Consistency, with Joseph Getuno
Sep 7 • 31 min
Joseph Getuno Joseph is a finance director based in Mauritius. He’s a longtime listener from the show and a member of the Coaching for Leaders Academy. In this conversation, Joseph and I discuss how he captures ideas from audio podcasts and motivates…
489: Responding to an Acquisition, with Bonni Stachowiak
Sep 6 • 38 min
Bonni Stachowiak: Teaching in Higher Ed Bonni Stachowiak is the host of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast, a professor of business and management at Vanguard University, and my life partner. Prior to her academic career, Bonni was a human resources…
488: Leadership Means You Go First, with Keith Ferrazzi
Aug 30 • 33 min
Keith Ferrazzi: Leading Without Authority Keith Ferrazzi is the founder and CEO of Ferrazzi Greenlight, a management consulting and team coaching company that works with many of the world’s biggest corporations. A graduate of Harvard Business School,…
487: Saying Yes to Big Challenges, with Elizabeth Cousens
Aug 23 • 31 min
Elizabeth Cousens: UN Foundation Elizabeth is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the United Nations Foundation, leading the Foundation’s next generation of work to support the United Nations. She is a diplomat and thought leader who has worked…
486: Three Stories to Tell During Uncertainty, with David Hutchens
Aug 16 • 39 min
David Hutchens: The Storytelling Leader David Hutchens help leaders find and tell their stories. Stephen M.R. Covey says, “David has the ability to convey key messages in a way that is both simple and profound.” He has taught the Storytelling Leader…
485: What Effective Delegation Looks Like, with Michael Byrne
Aug 14 • 33 min
Michael Byrne: Silverman Shin & Byrne Michael is an attorney and partner at Silverman Shin & Byrne in New York, one of the largest minority owned law firms in the State of New York. Michael’s primary areas of focus include tort and commercial litigation…
484: Where to Start on Subscriptions, with Robbie Kellman Baxter
Aug 9 • 38 min
Robbie Kellman Baxter: The Forever Transaction Robbie helps companies leverage subscription pricing, digital community and freemium to build deeper relationships with customers. She has been quoted on business issues in the Wall Street Journal, The New…
483: How to Start in Leadership, with Bonni Stachowiak
Aug 2 • 29 min
Bonni Stachowiak: Teaching in Higher Ed Bonni Stachowiak is the host of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast, a professor of business and management at Vanguard University, and my life partner. Prior to her academic career, Bonni was a human resources…
482: How to Sell Your Vision, with Michael Hyatt
Jul 26 • 32 min
Michael Hyatt: The Vision-Driven Leader Michael is the Chief Executive Officer and founder of Michael Hyatt & Company. He has scaled multiple companies over the years, including a $250M publishing company with 700+ employees and his own leadership…
481: How Great Teams Find Purpose, with David Burkus
Jul 19 • 39 min
David Burkus: Pick a Fight David’s work is changing how companies approach innovation, collaboration, and leadership. He is the award-winning author of four books and offers a fresh perspective on how to improve our organizations and build better teams by…
480: Get Noticed Without Selling Out, with Laura Huang
Jul 12 • 39 min
Laura Huang: Edge Laura Huang is an associate professor at the Harvard Business School. Her research examines interpersonal relationships and implicit bias in entrepreneurship and in the workplace. She is the creator of #FindYourEdge, an initiative…
479: Leadership Lies We Tell Ourselves, with Emily Leathers
Jul 10 • 39 min
Emily Leathers: Emotional Leadership Emily is an executive coach and software engineering manager. She has led teams and advised other managers for years. She’s seen the difference a truly passionate leader and manager can make for their team and the…
478: How to Explore Personality, with Bonni Stachowiak
Jul 6 • 37 min
Bonni Stachowiak: Teaching in Higher Ed Bonni Stachowiak is the host of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast, a professor of business and management at Vanguard University, and my life partner. Prior to her academic career, Bonni was a human resources…
477: Transform Panic Into Purpose, with Pat Flynn
Jun 28 • 39 min
Pat Flynn: Let Go Pat Flynn is a father, husband, and entrepreneur who lives and works in San Diego, California. He owns several successful online businesses and is a professional blogger, keynote speaker, and Wall Street Journal bestselling author. He’s…
476: How to Pivot Quickly, with Steve Blank
Jun 21 • 34 min
Steve Blank: The Startup Owner’s Manual Steve Blank is a Silicon Valley serial-entrepreneur and academician. He is recognized for developing the Customer Development methodology, which launched the Lean Startup movement. Steve is also the co-founder of…
475: What to Hold People Accountable For, with Stacey Barr
Jun 14 • 36 min
Stacey Barr: Practical Performance Measurement Stacey Barr is a specialist in strategic performance measurement and evidence-based leadership. She is the creator of PuMP®, a performance measurement methodology that routinely transforms measurement cynics…
474: Lead Best by Being You, with Elena Kornoff
Jun 12 • 29 min
Elena Kornoff: Surf City Still Works Elena Kornoff is a founder partner of Surf City Still Works, an independent craft distillery dedicated to supporting talented artists and sharing the spirit of California. She’s been a listener of the show the past few…
473: Embrace a Just Cause, with Simon Sinek
Jun 7 • 33 min
Simon Sinek: The Infinite Game Simon Sinek is an unshakable optimist. He is best known for popularizing the concept of WHY, which he described in his first TED Talk in 2009. That talk went on to become the second most watched TED Talk of all time, today…
472: How to Run an Online Meeting, with Bonni Stachowiak
May 31 • 39 min
Bonni Stachowiak: Teaching in Higher Ed Bonni Stachowiak is the host of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast, a professor of business and management at Vanguard University, and my life partner. Prior to her academic career, Bonni was a human resources…
471: How to Say No Without Saying No, with Lois Frankel
May 24 • 39 min
Lois Frankel: Nice Girls Don’t Speak Up or Stand Out Lois Frankel is the President of Corporate Coaching International, and is a bestselling author, executive coach, and an internationally-recognized expert in the field of leadership development for…
470: How to Build an Invincible Company, with Alex Osterwalder
May 17 • 39 min
Alex Osterwalder: The Invincible Company Alex is obsessed with making strategy, innovation, and entrepreneurship simple, practical, and applicable. He invented the Business Model Canvas, co-founded Strategyzer.com, and lead authored Business Model…
469: See What Really Matters, with Greg McKeown
May 10 • 35 min
Greg McKeown: Essentialism Greg McKeown is the author of the New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller, Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less*. His book is frequently listed as #1 Time Management book on Amazon and challenges the core…
468: When to Show Emotion, with Bonni Stachowiak
May 3 • 30 min
Bonni Stachowiak: Teaching in Higher Ed Bonni Stachowiak is the host of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast, a professor of business and management at Vanguard University, and my life partner. Prior to her academic career, Bonni was a human resources…
467: The Fiscal Realities of Crisis, with Andrew Carroll
May 1 • 34 min
Andrew Carroll: CFOAndrew Andrew is a CPA and consultant at CFOAndrew who advises leaders and businesses on financial questions and change. He supports organizations in navigating taxes, investments, insurance, business strategy, operations, mergers and…
466: What High Performers Aren’t Telling You, with Scott Anthony Barlow
Apr 26 • 35 min
Scott Anthony Barlow: Happen to Your Career Scott Anthony Barlow is the founder of Happen to Your Career. He’s been featured on CNBC, Yahoo, CareerBuilder, Fast Company, and Huffington Post and various colleges and universities as a top expert on career…
465: How to Lead a Virtual Team, with Susan Gerke
Apr 19 • 38 min
Susan Gerke: GO Team Susan Gerke has been the president of Gerke Consulting & Development. She has worked with global teams and has certified facilitators around the world to deliver management, leadership, and team offerings. Susan is co-creator of GO…
464: How to Balance Care and Accountability When Leading Virtually, with Jonathan Raymond
Apr 12 • 38 min
Jonathan Raymond: Good Authority Jonathan Raymond is the founder of Refound, where he and his team work with organizations to create a company culture based in personal growth. He’s the author of the book Good Authority: How to Become the Leader Your Team…
463: Leadership Through Massive Change, with Elizabeth Lilla
Apr 10 • 38 min
Elizabeth Lilla: Metro Stars Gymnastics Elizabeth Lilla is the owner of Metro Stars Gymnastics. With her husband Erik, she has owned and operated gymnastics facilities for 13 years. She was named the Nebraska Occupational Therapy Association’s…
462: How to Interview Better, with Bonni Stachowiak
Apr 5 • 34 min
Bonni Stachowiak: Teaching in Higher Ed Bonni Stachowiak is the host of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast, a professor of business and management at Vanguard University, and my life partner. Prior to her academic career, Bonni was a human resources…
461: The Power of Showing Up, with Tina Payne Bryson
Mar 29 • 38 min
Tina Payne Bryson: The Power of Showing Up Tina Payne Bryson is a psychotherapist and the Founder/Executive Director of The Center for Connection, a multidisciplinary clinical practice, and of The Play Strong Institute, a center devoted to the study,…
460: The Power of Why Over How, with Gina Bianchini
Mar 22 • 35 min
Gina Bianchini: Mighty Networks Gina Bianchini is the Founder & CEO of Mighty Networks*. She is an expert on network effects. Mighty Networks is a pivot from the enterprise-only platform Mightybell, which powered communities for Intuit, American Express,…
459: Discover Who You Are, with Hortense le Gentil
Mar 15 • 34 min
Hortense le Gentil: Aligned Hortense is an Executive Leadership Coach and the President and Founder of JAY Consulting. She works with C-suite executives from Fortune 500 companies, supporting them in their development and leadership by working with them…
458: The Way to Be More Coach-Like, with Michael Bungay Stanier
Mar 8 • 39 min
Michael Bungay Stanier: The Advice Trap Michael Bungay Stanier is at the forefront of shaping how organizations around the world make being coach-like an essential leadership competency. His book The Coaching Habit* is the best-selling coaching book of…
457: When Leadership Isn’t Right and More Questions, with Bonni Stachowiak
Mar 1 • 38 min
Bonni Stachowiak: Teaching in Higher Ed Bonni Stachowiak is the host of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast, a professor of business and management at Vanguard University, and my life partner. Prior to her academic career, Bonni was a human resources…
456: How to be Diplomatic, with Susan Rice
Feb 23 • 39 min
Susan Rice: Tough Love Susan Rice served as the United States ambassador to the United Nations during President Barack Obama’s first term in office. She was later appointed by President Obama as National Security Advisor, a position she held until the end…
455: How to Create Great Relationships, with Colleen Bordeaux
Feb 16 • 37 min
Colleen Bordeaux: Am I Doing This Right? Colleen Bordeaux is a best-selling author, speaker and human capital consultant based in Chicago. She has been published everywhere from the Chicago Sun Times to the Huffington Post and has been endorsed by New…
454: How to Ask Better Questions, with David Marquet
Feb 9 • 35 min
David Marquet: Leadership is Language David Marquet is the former commander of the U.S.S. Santa Fe, a nuclear-powered attack submarine. Under David’s command, the ship had an impressive turnaround, achieving the highest retention and operational standings…
453: Family Productivity, with Bonni Stachowiak
Feb 2 • 39 min
Bonni Stachowiak: Teaching in Higher Ed Bonni Stachowiak is the host of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast, a professor of business and management at Vanguard University, and my life partner. Prior to her academic career, Bonni was a human resources…
452: How to Motivate Leaders, with John Maxwell
Jan 26 • 33 min
John Maxwell: The Leader’s Greatest Return John Maxwell is a #1 New York Times bestselling author, coach, and speaker who has sold more than thirty-one million books in fifty languages. He has been identified as the #1 leader in business by the American…
451: How to Learn Much Faster, with Scott Young
Jan 19 • 38 min
Scott Young: Ultralearning Scott’s work is intended to consistently answer this question: what’s the best way to learn? This has led him to take on two year-long experiments in learning: The MIT Challenge, where he attempted to learn MIT’s 4-year computer…
450: The Way to Influence Executives, with Nancy Duarte
Jan 12 • 39 min
Nancy Duarte: DataStory Nancy Duarte is a communication expert who has been featured in Fortune, Time Magazine, Forbes, Fast Company, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and many others. Her firm, Duarte, Inc., is the global leader behind some of the…
449: How to Recall What You Read, with Bonni Stachowiak
Jan 5 • 37 min
Bonni Stachowiak: Teaching in Higher Ed Bonni Stachowiak is the host of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast, a professor of business and management at Vanguard University, and my life partner. Prior to her academic career, Bonni was a human resources…
448: The Value of Being Uncomfortable, with Neil Pasricha
Dec 29, 2019 • 35 min
Neil Pasricha: You Are Awesome Neil Pasricha helps people live happy lives. He is the New York Times-bestselling author of The Happiness Equation and The Book of Awesome series, which has been published in ten countries, spent over five years on…
447: Hire the Formerly Incarcerated, with Shelley Winner
Dec 22, 2019 • 38 min
Shelley Winner: Restorative Justice Shelley Winner is a Restorative Justice Activist whose goal is to change the world, reduce crime, and advocate for justice involved people all while helping companies improve productivity and revenues. She is also a…
446: Four Steps to Get Training Results, with Jim Kirkpatrick
Dec 15, 2019 • 38 min
Jim Kirkpatrick: Four Levels of Training Evaluation Jim Kirkpatrick is co-owner of Kirkpatrick Partners. He is an expert in training evaluation and the creator of the New World Kirkpatrick Model. He trains and consults for corporate, government, military,…
445: How to Support Other Leaders, with Mindy Pankoke, Jeff VandenHoek, and Andrew Mugford
Dec 13, 2019 • 29 min
Mindy Pankoke, Jeff VandenHoek, and Andrew Mugford On this SaturdayCast, longtime listeners Mindy, Jeff, and Andrew join Dave to discuss how they’ve worked together to support each other in their leadership development. They share the importance of…
444: How to Have Learning Meetings, with Lisa Cummings
Dec 8, 2019 • 39 min
Lisa Cummings: Lead Through Strengths Lisa Cummings is the founder and CEO of Lead Through Strengths, a firm that exists to help people find and use their strengths at work. Lisa and her team serve large teams and organizations to help them leverage the…
443: How to Handle Hostility, with Bonni Stachowiak
Dec 1, 2019 • 36 min
Bonni Stachowiak: Teaching in Higher Ed Bonni Stachowiak is the host of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast, a professor of business and management at Vanguard University, and my life partner. Prior to her academic career, Bonni was a human resources…
442: The Way to Be More Self-Aware, with Tasha Eurich
Nov 24, 2019 • 38 min
Tasha Eurich: Insight Tasha Eurich is an organizational psychologist, researcher, and New York Times best-selling author. Thinkers50 has named her one of the top 30 emerging management thinkers in the world and a top 50 world leader in coaching. She was…
441: Journey Towards Diversity and Inclusion, with Willie Jackson
Nov 17, 2019 • 38 min
Willie Jackson Willie Jackson is a diversity, equity, and inclusion consultant and facilitator with ReadySet, a boutique consulting firm based in the San Francisco Bay Area. He is a frequent writer and speaker on the topics of workplace equity, global…
440: Leadership in the Midst of Chaos, with Jim Mattis
Nov 10, 2019 • 38 min
Jim Mattis: Call Sign Chaos Jim Mattis served more than four decades as an infantry officer in the United States Marines, rising to the rank of 4-star general. In 2017, he was nearly unanimously confirmed as the 26th Secretary of Defense of the United…
439: Leading Someone Smarter and More Questions, with Bonni Stachowiak
Nov 3, 2019 • 27 min
Bonni Stachowiak: Teaching in Higher Ed Bonni Stachowiak is the host of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast, a professor of business and management at Vanguard University, and my life partner. Prior to her academic career, Bonni was a human resources…
438: What to Do With Your Feelings, with Lori Gottlieb
Oct 27, 2019 • 39 min
Lori Gottlieb: Maybe You Should Talk to Someone Lori Gottlieb is a psychotherapist and New York Times bestselling author of Maybe You Should Talk to Someone*. In addition to her clinical practice, she writes The Atlantic’s weekly Dear Therapist advice…
437: How to Know What You Don’t Know, with Art Markman
Oct 20, 2019 • 38 min
Art Markman: Bring Your Brain to Work Art Markman is the Annabel Irion Worsham Centennial Professor Centennial Professor of Psychology and Marketing at the University of Texas at Austin. He is also the Founding Director of the Program in the Human…
436: Personal Leadership is a Journey, with Michal Holliday
Oct 18, 2019 • 36 min
Michal Holliday: United States Air Force Mike is a 26-year career military officer and colonel in the United States Air Force. He’s been a commander at the squadron and group level. Today, he is chief of engineering overseeing design and construction…
435: Tie Leadership Development to Business Results, with Mark Allen
Oct 13, 2019 • 39 min
Mark Allen: Pepperdine University Mark Allen is an educator, speaker, consultant, and author who specializes in talent management, corporate universities, and human resources. He is the author of Aha Moments in Talent Management*, The Next Generation of…
434: When Your Boss Has Checked Out and More Questions, with Bonni Stachowiak
Oct 6, 2019 • 34 min
Bonni Stachowiak: Teaching in Higher Ed Bonni Stachowiak is the host of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast, a professor of business and management at Vanguard University, and my life partner. Prior to her academic career, Bonni was a human resources…
433: How to Start Managing Up, with Tom Henschel
Sep 29, 2019 • 38 min
Tom Henschel: The Look & Sound of Leadership Tom Henschel of Essential Communications grooms senior leaders and executive teams. An internationally recognized expert in the field of workplace communications and self-presentation, he has helped thousands…
432: How to Work With a Board, with Denice Hinden
Sep 22, 2019 • 35 min
Denice Hinden: Managance Consulting & Coaching Denice is the president of Managance Consulting & Coaching, a firm that helps transform organizations with provocative strategic planning and coaches leaders and leadership teams. She was lead researcher and…
431: Align Your Calendar to What Matters, with Nir Eyal
Sep 15, 2019 • 39 min
Nir Eyal: Indistractable Nir Eyal is one of the most respected experts on the intersection of psychology, technology, and business. The MIT Technology Review has called him, “The Prophet of Habit-Forming Technology.” He previously authored the Wall Street…
430: How to Start Seeing Around Corners, with Rita McGrath
Sep 8, 2019 • 38 min
Rita McGrath: Seeing Around Corners Rita McGrath is a best-selling author, a sought-after speaker, and a longtime professor at Columbia Business School. She is one of the world’s top experts on innovation and growth and is one of the most regularly…
429: Create Margin Through Intentional Leadership, with Amy McPherson
Sep 7, 2019 • 36 min
Amy McPherson: Advisors for Change Amy McPherson is the managing partner and founder of Advisors for Change. Since 2007, Advisors for Change has developed financial management systems for non-profit organizations so they can spend more time on their…
428: Ten Million and Counting, with Bonni Stachowiak
Sep 1, 2019 • 37 min
Bonni Stachowiak: Teaching in Higher Ed Bonni Stachowiak is the host of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast, a professor of business and management at Vanguard University, and my life partner. Prior to her academic career, Bonni was a human resources…
427: The Way to Get Alignment With Your Boss, with Pete Mockaitis
Aug 25, 2019 • 39 min
Pete Mockaitis: How to be Awesome at Your Job Pete Mockaitis is an award-winning trainer and coach who helps professionals perform optimally at work. He hosts the How to be Awesome at Your Job podcast, a show that has been downloaded eight million times…
426: Five Lies About Corporate Culture, with Ginger Hardage
Aug 18, 2019 • 35 min
Ginger Hardage: Unstoppable Cultures Ginger Hardage is the former senior vice president of culture at Southwest Airlines. She led a team responsible for building and sustaining the organization’s legendary culture and communications enterprise, resulting…
425: Change Comes Through Resilience, with Leonardo Baumworcel
Aug 17, 2019 • 35 min
Leonardo Baumworcel: Hospital São Lucas Leonardo Baumworcel is the director of Hospital São Lucas in Brazil. He oversees a 200-bed hospital and emergency room seeing 10,000 patients a month. He also oversees the work of 2,500 staff. He is a cardiologist…
424: Craft a Career to Fit Your Strengths, with Scott Anthony Barlow
Aug 11, 2019 • 37 min
Scott Anthony Barlow: Happen to Your Career Scott Anthony Barlow is the founder of Happen to Your Career. He’s been featured on CNBC, Yahoo, CareerBuilder, Fast Company, and Huffington Post and various colleges and universities as a top expert on career…
423: Step Into Leadership and More Questions, with Bonni Stachowiak
Aug 4, 2019 • 37 min
Bonni Stachowiak: Teaching in Higher Ed Bonni Stachowiak is the host of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast, a professor of business and management at Vanguard University, and my life partner. Prior to her academic career, Bonni was a human resources…
422: Influence Through Overlapping Networks, with Sandie Morgan
Jul 28, 2019 • 34 min
Sandie Morgan: Global Center for Women & Justice Sandie Morgan is the director of the Global Center for Women and Justice at Vanguard University of Southern California. She is recognized globally for her expertise on combatting human trafficking and…
421: Help People Learn Through Powerful Teaching, with Pooja Agarwal
Jul 21, 2019 • 38 min
Pooja Agarwal: Powerful Teaching Pooja Agarwal is an expert in the field of cognitive science and is passionate about bridging gaps between education and the science of learning. She is the founder of RetrievalPractice.org and Assistant Professor at the…
420: Find Your Leadership Voice, with Johanna Nalau
Jul 20, 2019 • 33 min
Johanna Nalau: Climate Adaptation & Everyday Leadership Johanna Nalau is an adaptation scientist researching the ins and outs of climate change adaptation. She is an Australian Research Council DECRA Fellow and the Adaptation Science Theme Leader at…
419: Performance Measurement That Gets Results, with Stacey Barr
Jul 14, 2019 • 38 min
Stacey Barr: Practical Performance Measurement Stacey Barr is a specialist in strategic performance measurement and evidence-based leadership. She is the creator of PuMP®, a performance measurement methodology that routinely transforms measurement cynics…
418: The Way to Nurture New Ideas, with Safi Bahcall
Jul 7, 2019 • 39 min
Safi Bahcall: Loonshots Safi Bahcall is a second-generation physicist and a biotech entrepreneur. He co-founded a biotechnology company developing new drugs for cancer, leading its IPO and serving as its CEO for 13 years. He worked with President Obama’s…
417: Finding Joy Through Intentional Choices, with Bonni Stachowiak
Jun 30, 2019 • 38 min
Bonni Stachowiak: Teaching in Higher Ed Bonni Stachowiak is the host of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast, a professor of business and management at Vanguard University, and my life partner. Prior to her academic career, Bonni was a human resources…
416: How to Negotiate When Others Have Power, with Kwame Christian
Jun 23, 2019 • 38 min
Kwame Christian: American Negotiation Institute Kwame Christian is a business lawyer and the Director of the American Negotiation Institute. His TEDx Talk, Finding Confidence in Conflict, was the most popular TED Talk on the topic of conflict of 2017.…
415: Employee Retention in Small Business, with Chris Deferio
Jun 16, 2019 • 37 min
Chris Deferio: Keys to the Shop Chris Deferio is a cafe quality specialist who has dedicated 20 years of his life to working in and studying specialty coffee retail. He is also the creator and host of the industry leading podcast, Keys to the Shop, which…
414: Permission to Be Yourself, with Bar Schwartz
Jun 14, 2019 • 32 min
Bar Schwartz: Bring Your People Along Bar Schwartz is a member of the Coaching for Leaders Academy. She’s a software engineer by training and today a consultant and coach who lives and works in Berlin. Bar helps leaders to look differently on how they…
413: Effective Delegation of Authority, with Hassan Osman
Jun 9, 2019 • 39 min
Hassan Osman: Effective Delegation of Authority Hassan is a project management office leader at Cisco, where he leads a team of over 150 project and program managers on delivering complex projects across the world. He’s also served as a management…
412: How to Address Underperformance and More Questions, with Bonni Stachowiak
Jun 3, 2019 • 35 min
Bonni Stachowiak: Teaching in Higher Ed Bonni Stachowiak is the host of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast, a professor of business and management at Vanguard University, and my life partner. Prior to her academic career, Bonni was a human resources…
411: Seven Tools to Create Margin and a New Podcast
May 31, 2019 • 38 min
Dave Stachowiak: Coaching for Leaders I am often asked about the tools and technology behind our work. As we’ve updated our systems over the past year, I’ve identified seven tools that may also be helpful for you in creating more margin. Used…
410: How to Clarify What’s Important, with Ron Williams
May 26, 2019 • 38 min
Ron Williams: Learning to Lead Ron Williams is a veteran business leader, turn-around expert, and advocate for value creation. Today he is chairman and CEO of RW2 Enterprises and also a member of the board of directors for American Express, The Boeing…
409: Gallup Findings on the Changing Nature of Work, with Jim Harter
May 19, 2019 • 39 min
Jim Harter: It’s the Manager Jim Harter is the Chief Scientist for Workplace at Gallup. He has led more than 1,000 studies of workplace effectiveness, including the largest ongoing meta-analysis of human potential and business unit performance. He is the…
408: Get Better at Deep Listening, with Oscar Trimboli
May 12, 2019 • 39 min
Oscar Trimboli: Deep Listening Oscar is a mentor, coach, speaker, and author. He was a director at Microsoft for over a decade and headed up the MS Office division in Australia. Today, he works with leadership teams and their organizations on the…
407: Helping Someone Who’s Being Taken Advantage Of, with Bonni Stachowiak
May 5, 2019 • 26 min
Bonni Stachowiak: Teaching in Higher Ed Bonni Stachowiak is Dave’s life partner and best friend, business professor, past executive leader, and the host of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast. Listener Questions Brad asked about supporting a team member…
406: How to Work With an Executive Recruiter, with Becky deSouza
Apr 28, 2019 • 38 min
Becky deSouza: Conexus Talent Acquisition Solutions Becky is a partner with Conexus Talent Acquisition Solutions and has dedicated her career of 20+ years to developing effective solutions for Talent Development and Recruiting. Becky spent 11 years…
405: Develop Leaders Before You Leave, with David Marquet
Apr 21, 2019 • 38 min
David Marquet: Turn the Ship Around! David Marquet is the former commander of the U.S.S. Santa Fe, a nuclear-powered attack submarine. Under David’s command, the ship had an impressive turnaround, achieving the highest retention and operational standings…
404: How to Build Psychological Safety, with Amy Edmondson
Apr 14, 2019 • 39 min
Amy Edmondson: The Fearless Organization Amy Edmondson is the Novartis Professor of Leadership and Management at the Harvard Business School. She has been recognized by the Thinkers50 global ranking of management thinkers for many years and was honored…
403: Transition Well Through Your Day, with Gretchen Rubin
Apr 7, 2019 • 31 min
Gretchen Rubin: Outer Order, Inner Calm Gretchen Rubin explores happiness and good habits and is the author of several books, including the block-buster New York Times bestsellers, Better Than Before*, The Happiness Project*, Happier at Home*, and The…
402: How to Stop Micro-Managing and More Questions, with Bonni Stachowiak
Mar 31, 2019 • 38 min
Bonni Stachowiak: Teaching in Higher Ed Bonni Stachowiak is the host of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast, a professor of business and management at Vanguard University, and my life partner. Prior to her academic career, Bonni was a human resources…
401: The Way to Influence High Standards, with Sheila Miller-Nelson
Mar 24, 2019 • 39 min
Sheila Miller-Nelson: Midian Sheila Miller-Nelson is owner of Midian Consulting. She’s dedicated to helping people learn how to truly connect to create better relationships and enhance leadership. She’s a former trainer with Dale Carnegie and her…
400: How to Reclaim Conversation, with Cal Newport
Mar 17, 2019 • 34 min
Cal Newport: Digital Minimalism Cal Newport is a computer science professor at Georgetown University who studies the theory of distributed systems. In addition to his academic work, he writes about the intersection of technology and culture. He’s the…
399: How to Be Present, with Dan O’Connor
Mar 10, 2019 • 33 min
Dan O’Connor: Life Unscripted Dan O’Connor is a multi-faceted actor, improviser, writer, and director. He is the founder and Producing Artistic Director of the critically acclaimed Impro Theatre. Dan is the author, with Jeff Katzman, of Life Unscripted:…
398: What You Gain By Sponsoring People, with Julia Taylor Kennedy
Mar 3, 2019 • 34 min
Julia Taylor Kennedy: Center for Talent Innovation Julia is Executive Vice President and Director of Publications at the Center for Talent Innovation. She has co-authored Disabilities and Inclusion, Mission Critical: Unlocking the Value of Veterans in the…
397: How to Make Your Work More Visible, with John Stepper
Feb 24, 2019 • 39 min
John Stepper: Working Out Loud John developed Working Out Loud, a practice that helps people be more effective, access more opportunities, and feel happier at work. Over several years, a small movement has formed based on his self-published book*, TEDx…
396: Dumb Things Smart People Do With Money, with Jill Schlesinger
Feb 17, 2019 • 37 min
Jill Schlesinger: Jill on Money Jill Schlesinger is the Emmy-nominated Business Analyst for CBS News, the host of the Jill on Money podcast and of the nationally syndicated radio show, Jill on Money, which won the 2018 Gracie Award for Best National Talk…
395: How to Create Meaningful Gatherings, with Priya Parker
Feb 10, 2019 • 38 min
Priya Parker: The Art of Gathering Priya Parker is a facilitator, strategic advisor, and founder of Thrive Labs, at which she helps activists, elected officials, corporate executives, educators, and philanthropists create transformative gatherings. She is…
394: Create Results Through Personal Leadership, with Kevin McCurdy
Feb 8, 2019 • 30 min
Kevin McCurdy Kevin McCurdy is the Chief Operating Officer of Auto-Chlor System and a longtime listener of the show. Key Points Think about the impact you’re having on people and if it’s really the impact you want to have. Don’t always show up with your…
393: How to Co-Manage With Peers and More Questions, with Bonni Stachowiak
Feb 3, 2019 • 29 min
Bonni Stachowiak: Teaching in Higher Ed Bonni Stachowiak is the host of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast, a professor of business and management at Vanguard University, and my life partner. Prior to her academic career, Bonni was a human resources…
392: Why Men Are Heard and Women Are Liked, with Lois Frankel and Tom Henschel
Jan 27, 2019 • 35 min
Lois Frankel: Nice Girls Don’t Get the Corner Office Lois Frankel is the President of Corporate Coaching International, a bestselling author, executive coach, and an internationally-recognized expert in the field of leadership development for women. She…
391: Getting Better at Empathy, with Daniel Goleman
Jan 20, 2019 • 36 min
Daniel Goleman: Emotional Intelligence In 1995, Daniel Goleman published the blockbuster bestselling book Emotional Intelligence*, a book that now has more than 5 million copies in print worldwide in 40 different languages. He’s the author of a series of…
390: Move From Caretaker to Rainmaker, with May Busch
Jan 13, 2019 • 38 min
May Busch: Accelerate May Busch enjoyed a 24-year career at Morgan Stanley, most recently as Chief Operating Officer for Europe. She chaired the firm’s European Diversity Council and was a member of Morgan Stanley’s European Management Committee. She is…
389: When to Appease a Peer and Questions, with Tom Henschel
Jan 6, 2019 • 39 min
Tom Henschel: The Look & Sound of Leadership Tom Henschel of Essential Communications grooms senior leaders and executive teams. An internationally recognized expert in the field of workplace communications and self-presentation, he has helped thousands…
388: How to Protect Your Reputation, with Sharone Bar-David
Dec 30, 2018 • 37 min
Sharone Bar-David: Trust Your Canary Sharone Bar-David is a leading Canadian expert on workplace incivility and author of Trust Your Canary: Every Leader’s Guide to Taming Workplace Incivility*. She is particularly passionate about her work with abrasive…
387: How to Stop Having the Same Problems, with Corrinne Armour
Dec 23, 2018 • 33 min
Corrinne Armour: Leaders Who Ask Corrinne is an accredited Master Certified Coach with the International Coaching Federation and a certified Neuro-Linguistic Programming Practitioner. She’s the author and co-author of several leadership books, most…
386: Unconscious Mistakes Women Make, with Lois Frankel
Dec 16, 2018 • 38 min
Lois Frankel: Nice Girls Don’t Get the Corner Office Lois Frankel is the President of Corporate Coaching International, a bestselling author, executive coach, and an internationally-recognized expert in the field of leadership development for women. She…
385: The Power of Vulnerability in Leadership, with Jason Brooks
Dec 14, 2018 • 33 min
Jason Brooks Jason Brooks is a member of the Coaching for Leaders Academy and principal of a high school in Los Angeles. Key Points People respond to honesty from a leader. Admitting that you don’t know all the answers helps build bridges and gets your…
384: Your Attitude Defines Your Altitude, with Howard “H” White
Dec 9, 2018 • 35 min
Howard “H” White: Believe to Achieve Howard “H” White was an NBA draft pick until knee injuries put a stop to his basketball career. Today he is vice president of Jordan Brand and has been with the company for thirty-five years. With Nike’s support, he…
383: How to Handle Change and More Questions, with Bonni Stachowiak
Dec 2, 2018 • 39 min
Bonni Stachowiak: Teaching in Higher Ed Bonni Stachowiak (web) (Twitter) is Dave’s life partner and best friend, business professor, past executive leader, and the host of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast. Listener Questions Andrew asked about dealing…
382: How to Inspire Shared Learning, with Dan Schawbel
Nov 25, 2018 • 32 min
Dan Schawbel: Back to Human Dan Schawbel is a New York Times bestselling author, a partner and research director at Future Workplace, and the founder of both Millennial Branding and WorkplaceTrends.com. He is the bestselling author of two career books,…
381: Serve Others Through Marketing, with Seth Godin
Nov 18, 2018 • 37 min
Seth Godin: This is Marketing Seth Godin was recently inducted into the American Marketing Association’s Hall of Fame and is the author of one of the most popular blogs in the world. He founded TheMarketingSeminar.com and the altMBA. Seth is the author of…
380: How to Find Confidence in Conflict, with Kwame Christian
Nov 11, 2018 • 37 min
Kwame Christian: Negotiate Anything Kwame Christian is a business lawyer and the Director of the American Negotiation Institute. His TEDx Talk, Finding Confidence in Conflict, was the most popular TED Talk on the topic of conflict of 2017. Today, he’s…
379: Influence Without Authority and More Questions, with Bonni Stachowiak
Nov 4, 2018 • 35 min
Bonni Stachowiak: Teaching in Higher Ed Bonni Stachowiak is the host of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast, a professor of business and management at Vanguard University, and my life partner. Prior to her academic career, Bonni was a human resources…
378: The Way to Stay Grounded, with Parker Palmer
Oct 28, 2018 • 38 min
Parker Palmer: On the Brink of Everything Parker Palmer is the founder and senior partner emeritus of the Center for Courage & Renewal and is a world-renowned writer, speaker, and activist who focuses on issues in education, community, leadership,…
377: How to Lead an Offsite, with Tom Henschel
Oct 21, 2018 • 37 min
Tom Henschel: The Look & Sound of Leadership Executive coach Tom Henschel of Essential Communications grooms senior leaders and executive teams. An internationally recognized expert in the field of workplace communications and self-presentation, he has…
376: How to Become the Person You Want to Be, with James Clear
Oct 14, 2018 • 36 min
James Clear: Atomic Habits James Clear is an author and speaker focused on habits, decision-making, and continuous improvement. He is a regular speaker at Fortune 500 companies and his work is used by teams in the NFL, NBA, and MLB. He’s the author of the…
375: A Useful Mindset for New Leaders, with Mark Ipaviz
Oct 12, 2018 • 35 min
Mark Ipaviz: ELEVEN Australia Mark Ipaviz is a member of the Coaching for Leaders Academy and National Sales Manager at Ozdare where he manages the brand ELEVEN Australia. Key Points Create an environment where people come to work absolutely loving every…
374: How to Get Moving, with Scott Harrison
Oct 7, 2018 • 38 min
Scott Harrison: charity: water Scott is the founder and CEO of charity: water, one of the most visible non-profit organizations in America. He’s author of the new book Thirst: A Story of Redemption, Compassion, and a Mission to Bring Clean Water to the…
373: How to Connect Personal Growth to Business Outcomes, with Jonathan Raymond
Sep 30, 2018 • 39 min
Jonathan Raymond: Good Authority Jonathan Raymond is the founder of Refound, where he and his team work with organizations to create a company culture based in personal growth. He’s the author of the book Good Authority: How to Become the Leader Your Team…
372: Leverage Your Defining Moments, with Lynne Whiteford
Sep 23, 2018 • 31 min
Lynne Whiteford: Defining Moments Lynne Whiteford is a talent management executive who’s led in many capacities, including a focus in learning, leadership development, success planning, and organizational design. Most recently she served as vice president…
371: Get Smart About Assessments, with Ken Nowack
Sep 16, 2018 • 37 min
Ken Nowack: Envisia Learning Ken Nowack is a licensed psychologist and President and Chief Research Officer of Envisia Learning. Ken also serves as Chief Learning Officer of Organizational Performance Dimensions and is a member of the Consortium for…
370: Three Steps to Great Career Conversations, with Russ Laraway
Sep 9, 2018 • 36 min
Russ Laraway: Career Conversations Russ is the Vice President of People at Qualtrics and was previously the Co-Founder and COO of Candor, Inc. working with Kim Scott, the author of Radical Candor*. He’s also been an executive at both Twitter and Google —…
369: Move From Theory to Practice, with Steve Schroeder
Sep 7, 2018 • 23 min
Steve Schroeder Steve Schroeder is a member of the Coaching for Leaders Academy and is a clinical practice manager in the pharmacy industry. Key Points Listen to what the other person is saying instead of trying to come up with an answer for what they’re…
368: The Way to Take Ownership and More Questions, with Tom Henschel
Sep 2, 2018 • 37 min
Tom Henschel: The Look & Sound of Leadership Tom Henschel of Essential Communications grooms senior leaders and executive teams. An internationally recognized expert in the field of workplace communications and self-presentation, he has helped thousands…
367: How to Support Peak Performance, with Nada Wentzel
Aug 26, 2018 • 36 min
Nada Wentzel: The Jonah Group Nada Wentzel is Global Solutions Director at the Jonah Group. She is a master coach, facilitator and international speaker, with qualifications in mechanical engineering, neuroscience, and organizational psychology. Key…
366: How to Move From Victim to Victor, with John Sanei
Aug 19, 2018 • 38 min
John Sanei: What’s Your Moonshot? John Sanei is a trend specialist, business strategist, keynote speaker, author, entrepreneur, and a Singularity University faculty member, working with clients across industries and around the world. He’s the author of…
365: The Starting Point for Mindfulness, with Michelle Maldonado
Aug 12, 2018 • 36 min
Michelle Maldonado: Mindfulness Michelle is Founder and CEO of Lucenscia, a human potential and business strategy firm dedicated to developing leaders and organizations with positive impact in the world. Michelle is a faculty member and Meta-Coach for…
364: Finding Courage to Lead and More Questions, with Bonni Stachowiak
Aug 5, 2018 • 37 min
Bonni Stachowiak: Teaching in Higher Ed Bonni Stachowiak is the host of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast, a professor of business and management at Vanguard University, and my life partner. Prior to her academic career, Bonni was a human resources…
363: The Path of Humble Leadership, with Edgar Schein and Peter Schein
Jul 30, 2018 • 36 min
Edgar Schein and Peter Schein: Humble Leadership Ed Schein is Professor Emeritus of MIT’s Sloan School of Management. He is the author of many books and publications, including the new book Humble Leadership*. Peter Schein is the cofounder and COO of the…
362: Grow Beyond What is Safe, with John Corcoran
Jul 22, 2018 • 35 min
John Corcoran: Rise25 John Corcoran is a recovering attorney, writer, and former speechwriter to both President Bill Clinton and the Governor of California. Throughout his career, John has worked in Hollywood, the heart of Silicon Valley, and ran his own…
361: The Truth and Lies of Performance Management, with Michael Bungay Stanier
Jul 15, 2018 • 35 min
Michael Bungay Stanier: The Coaching Habit Michael Bungay Stanier is the founder of Box of Crayons, a company best known for teaching 10-minute coaching so that busy managers can build stronger teams and get better results. He’s the author of The Coaching…
360: Reply All to Conversations With Listeners
Jul 8, 2018 • 39 min
Dave Stachowiak: Coaching for Leaders Dave shares relevant dialogue from recent interactions with Coaching for Leaders listeners. Key Points “The beginning of wisdom is the definition of terms.” -Socrates “You can have everything in life you want if…
359: Handling Idea Theft and More Questions, with Bonni Stachowiak
Jul 1, 2018 • 31 min
Bonni Stachowiak: Teaching in Higher Ed Bonni Stachowiak is the host of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast, a professor of business and management at Vanguard University, and my life partner. Prior to her academic career, Bonni was a human resources…
358: How to Lead Meetings That Get Results, with Mamie Kanfer Stewart
Jun 24, 2018 • 39 min
Mamie Kanfer Stewart: Momentum Mamie Kanfer Stewart is the founder and CEO of Meeteor, a global venture providing meeting management solutions. She’s the author along with Tai Tsao of the book Momentum: Creating Effective, Engaging, and Enjoyable…
357: How Personal Clarity Engages Others, with Jeff Phipps
Jun 23, 2018 • 35 min
Jeff Phipps Jeff Phipps is the Managing Director and General Manager for ADP in the UK and Ireland. He’s used what he’s discovered from this podcast to deliver business results, not just in financial terms, but in significant improvements to associate…
356: Four Rules to Get Control of Your Money, with Jesse Mecham
Jun 17, 2018 • 37 min
Jesse Mecham: You Need a Budget Jesse Mecham is the CEO and Founder of You Need A Budget* (YNAB). He’s on a mission to help people stop living paycheck to paycheck, get out of debt, and save more money. He recently released his book by the same name, You…
355: How to Approach Corporate Budgeting, with Jody Wodrich
Jun 10, 2018 • 39 min
Jody Wodrich: Corporate Budgeting Jody Wodrich is an executive leader in Southern California and has served his organization for over 20 years. On this episode, he shares some of the key leadership skills and considerations when creating an organizational…
354: Handling Defensiveness and More Questions, with Bonni Stachowiak
Jun 3, 2018 • 33 min
Bonni Stachowiak: Teaching in Higher Ed Bonni Stachowiak is the host of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast, a professor of business and management at Vanguard University, and my life partner. Prior to her academic career, Bonni was a human resources…
353: Enhance Your Self-Awareness, with Daniel Goleman
May 27, 2018 • 37 min
Daniel Goleman: Emotional Intelligence In 1995, Daniel Goleman published the blockbuster bestselling book Emotional Intelligence*, a book that now has more than 5 million copies in print worldwide in 40 different languages. He’s the author of a new series…
352: How to Find Your Calling, with Ken Coleman
May 20, 2018 • 38 min
Ken Coleman: One Question Ken Coleman is a Dave Ramsey personality and host of The Ken Coleman Show and the top-rated EntreLeadership Podcast. He’s also the author of One Question: Life-Changing Answers from Today’s Leading Voices*. Ken joined the Dave…
351: The Value of Pivoting for Growth, with Beth Garrison
May 18, 2018 • 34 min
Beth Garrison: Shaping Development Beth Garrison is the senior consultant of Shaping Development and the owner of Operant Coffee. She is a board certified behavior analyst by training — and previously was the CEO of a non-profit services division. She’s…
350: How to Create an Unstoppable Culture, with Ginger Hardage
May 13, 2018 • 39 min
Ginger Hardage: Unstoppable Cultures Ginger Hardage is the former senior vice president of culture at Southwest Airlines. She led a team responsible for building and sustaining the organization’s legendary culture and communications enterprise, resulting…
349: The Path to Start Leading Your Team, with John Piñeiro
May 11, 2018 • 32 min
John Piñeiro John Piñeiro is a regional sales director for a bio-pharmaceutical company in United States. He’s a longtime Coaching for Leaders listener. John’s training plan to start leading your team: How to Create Team Guidelines, with Susan Gerke…
348: How to Move Up and More Questions, with Bonni Stachowiak
May 6, 2018 • 36 min
Bonni Stachowiak: Teaching in Higher Ed Bonni Stachowiak is the host of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast, a professor of business and management at Vanguard University, and my life partner. Prior to her academic career, Bonni was a human resources…
347: The Power of Weak Connections, with David Burkus
Apr 29, 2018 • 37 min
David Burkus: Friend of a Friend David Burkus is a best-selling author, a sought-after speaker, and an associate professor of leadership and innovation at Oral Roberts University. His TED talk has been viewed over 1.8 million times, he is a regular…
346: The Way to Build Relationships at Conferences, with Robbie Samuels
Apr 22, 2018 • 38 min
Robbie Samuels: Croissants vs. Bagels Robbie Samuels has been recognized as a networking expert by Inc. and Lifehacker, and is the author of Croissants vs. Bagels: Strategic, Effective, and Inclusive Networking at Conferences.* He’s a member of the…
345: How to Create a Vivid Vision, with Cameron Herold
Apr 15, 2018 • 36 min
Cameron Herold: Vivid Vision Cameron Herold is the founder of the COO Alliance and the author of several books including Meetings Suck* and The Miracle Morning for Entrepreneurs*, co-authored with Hal Elrod. His new book is Vivid Vision: A Remarkable Tool…
344: The Way to Have Conversations That Matter, with Celeste Headlee
Apr 8, 2018 • 37 min
Celeste Headlee: We Need to Talk Celeste 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…
343: How to Talk to People Who Have Power, with Jordan Harbinger
Apr 1, 2018 • 39 min
Jordan Harbinger: The Jordan Harbinger Show Jordan Harbinger is the critically acclaimed host of The Jordan Harbinger Show. He interviews legendary musicians to intelligence operatives, iconoclastic writers to visionary change-makers. Then he deconstructs…
342: Leverage the Full Power of LinkedIn, with Brenda Bernstein
Mar 25, 2018 • 38 min
Brenda Bernstein: How to Write a KILLER LinkedIn Profile Brenda Bernstein is the Founder and Senior Editor at The Essay Expert and the author of How to Write a KILLER LinkedIn Profile*, a book that held the #1 best-seller spot in Amazon’s business writing…
341: How to Process Your 360 Degree Feedback, with Tom Henschel
Mar 18, 2018 • 39 min
Tom Henschel: The Look & Sound of Leadership Tom Henschel of Essential Communications grooms senior leaders and executive teams. An internationally recognized expert in the field of workplace communications and self-presentation, he has helped thousands…
340: The Benefit of Being a Rookie, with Liz Wiseman
Mar 11, 2018 • 39 min
Liz Wiseman: Rookie Smarts Liz Wiseman is listed on the Thinkers50 ranking and named as one of the top 10 leadership thinkers in the world and recipient of the 2016 ATD Champion of Talent Award. She is the author of three best-selling books, including…
339: Leadership Development Options and More Questions, with Bonni Stachowiak
Mar 4, 2018 • 35 min
Bonni Stachowiak: Teaching in Higher Ed Bonni is the host of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast, a professor of business and management at Vanguard University, and my life partner. Prior to her academic career, Bonni was a human resources consultant and…
338: Your Permission to Screw Up, with Kristen Hadeed
Feb 25, 2018 • 36 min
Kristen Hadeed: Permission to Screw Up Kristen Hadeed is the founder and CEO of Student Maid, a successful cleaning company that hires college students. She is the author of the book Permission To Screw Up*, in which she tells the stories of her biggest…
337: Six Tactics for Extraordinary Performance, with Morten Hansen
Feb 19, 2018 • 38 min
Morten Hansen: Great at Work Morten Hansen is a management professor at University of California, Berkeley. He is the coauthor with Jim Collins of the New York Times bestseller Great by Choice and the author of the new book Great at Work: How Top…
336: The Choice for Compassion, with Edith Eger
Feb 11, 2018 • 32 min
Edith Eger: The Choice Edith Eger is one of the few living Holocaust survivors to remember the horrors of the camps. Today, at 90 years old, Edie is a renowned psychologist and speaker who specializes in treating patients with traumatic stress disorders.…
335: How to Uncover Blind Spots and More Questions, with Bonni Stachowiak
Feb 4, 2018 • 39 min
Bonni Stachowiak: Teaching in Higher Ed Bonni Stachowiak is the host of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast, a professor of business and management at Vanguard University, and my life partner. Prior to her academic career, Bonni was a human resources…
334: How to Be a Happier Person, with Neil Pasricha
Jan 28, 2018 • 39 min
Neil Pasricha: The Happiness Equation Neil Pasricha is a top-rated leadership keynote speaker, New York Times bestselling author, and positive psychology researcher focused on the relationship between happiness and leadership in business. He leads The…
333: How to Solve Problems Faster, with Greg Hall
Jan 21, 2018 • 38 min
Greg Hall: Fix Your System Greg Hall has 20 years experience as a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and Director of Data Analytics for a Fortune 500 company. He coaches business owners and executives to capture personal data analytics to achieve goals and reduce…
332: The Scientific Secrets of Daily Scheduling, with Daniel Pink
Jan 14, 2018 • 37 min
Daniel Pink: When Daniel Pink has been listed by Thinkers50 as one of the top business thinkers in the world. His works include New York Times bestsellers, A Whole New Mind*, Drive*, To Sell is Human* and his new book, When: The Scientific Secrets of…
331: How to Manage Your Task List, with Tim Stringer
Jan 7, 2018 • 38 min
Tim Stringer: Learn OmniFocus Tim Stringer of Technically Simple is one of the world’s leading experts on using task management systems and is the founder of Learn OmniFocus*, the premier site for teaching OmniFocus users how to be as productive as…
330: Kickstart Your Leadership Development, with Bonni Stachowiak
Jan 1, 2018 • 39 min
Bonni Stachowiak: Teaching in Higher Ed Bonni Stachowiak is the host of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast, a professor of business and management at Vanguard University, and my life partner. Prior to her academic career, Bonni was a human resources…
329: The Way to Capture the Power of Moments, with Chip Heath
Dec 24, 2017 • 42 min
Chip Heath: The Power of Moments Chip Heath is the co-author, along with his brother Dan Heath, of three bestselling books including Decisive: How to Make Better Decisions in Life*, Switch: How to Change Things When Change is Hard*, and Made to Stick: Why…
328: How to Deal with Opponents and Adversaries, with Peter Block
Dec 17, 2017 • 36 min
Peter Block: The Empowered Manager Peter Block is an author, consultant, and citizen of Cincinnati, Ohio. His work is about empowerment, stewardship, chosen accountability, and the reconciliation of community. He is the author of several best-selling…
327: Notice and Change Dysfunctional Culture, with Jonathan Raymond
Dec 10, 2017 • 43 min
Jonathan Raymond: Good Authority Jonathan Raymond is the founder of Refound, where he and his team work with organizations to create a company culture based in personal growth. He’s the author of the book Good Authority: How to Become the Leader Your Team…
326: Growth Mindset Helps You Rise From the Ashes, with Jeff Hittenberger
Dec 3, 2017 • 39 min
Jeff Hittenberger: Orange County Department of Education Jeff Hittenberger is the Chief Academic Officer for the Orange County Department of Education. In this conversation, Jeff and Dave discuss the value of growth mindset for leaders, how the Orange…
325: Three Anchor Stories You Need, with Ryan Williams
Nov 26, 2017 • 36 min
Ryan Williams: The Influencer Economy Ryan Williams is a media strategist, international speaker, and author of The Influencer Economy*. His work has been featured in Inc. Magazine, Huffington Post, Success Magazine, Social Media Examiner and USA Today.…
324: Holiday Gifts for Leaders, with Bonni Stachowiak
Nov 19, 2017 • 38 min
Bonni Stachowiak: Teaching in Higher Ed Bonni Stachowiak is the host of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast, a professor of business and management at Vanguard University, and my life partner. Prior to her academic career, Bonni was a human resources…
323: How to Leverage People Analytics, with Jenny Dearborn
Nov 12, 2017 • 38 min
Jenny Dearborn: The Data Driven Leader Jenny Dearborn is Senior Vice President and Chief Learning Officer at SAP. She is the author, with David Swanson, of the new book, The Data Driven Leader: A Powerful Approach to Delivering Measurable Business Impact…
322: How to Manage Your Money, with Jill Schlesinger
Nov 6, 2017 • 39 min
Jill Schlesigner: Jill on Money Jill Schlesinger is the Emmy-nominated Business Analyst for CBS News, the host of the Jill on Money podcast and of the nationally syndicated radio show, Jill on Money, which won the 2018 Gracie Award for Best National Talk…
321: How to Get Engagement Online and More Questions, with Bonni Stachowiak
Oct 29, 2017 • 26 min
Bonni Stachowiak: Teaching in Higher Ed Bonni Stachowiak is the host of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast, a professor of business and management at Vanguard University, and my life partner. Prior to her academic career, Bonni was a human resources…
320: StrengthsFinder Leadership Demands, with Lisa Cummings
Oct 22, 2017 • 39 min
Lisa Cummings: Lead Through Strengths Lisa Cummings is the founder and CEO of Lead Through Strengths, a firm that exists to help people find and use their strengths at work. Lisa and her team serve large teams and organizations to help them leverage the…
319: The Way to Stop Spinning Your Wheels on Planning
Oct 15, 2017 • 29 min
Dave Stachowiak: Coaching for Leaders I am often asked how I produce this show, facilitate the Coaching for Leaders Academy, and still manage to keep work-life balance in check. Like most people, it is a daily struggle and that I error on often. However,…
318: Ideas Worth Stealing From Top Entrepreneurs, with Dorie Clark
Oct 8, 2017 • 39 min
Dorie Clark: Entrepreneurial You Dorie Clark is a marketing strategy consultant, professional speaker, and frequent contributor to the Harvard Business Review. Recognized as a branding expert by the Associated Press, Fortune, and Inc. magazine, she is the…
317: We Are All Heroes in Our Own Movies, with Bonni Stachowiak
Oct 1, 2017 • 39 min
Bonni Stachowiak: Teaching in Higher Ed Bonni Stachowiak is the host of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast, a professor of business and management at Vanguard University, and my life partner. Prior to her academic career, Bonni was a human resources…
316: Executive Presence with Your Elevator Speech, with Tom Henschel
Sep 24, 2017 • 39 min
Tom Henschel: The Look & Sound of Leadership Tom Henschel of Essential Communications grooms senior leaders and executive teams. An internationally recognized expert in the field of workplace communications and self-presentation, he has helped thousands…
315: How to Transcend Work-Life Balance, with Scott Anthony Barlow
Sep 17, 2017 • 39 min
Scott Anthony Barlow: Happen to Your Career Scott Anthony Barlow is the Founder of Happen to Your Career. He’s been featured on CNBC, Yahoo, CareerBuilder, Fast Company and Huffington Post and various colleges and universities as a top expert on career…
314: Three Steps to Establish Your Leadership Brand, with Emily Soccorsy and Justin Foster
Sep 11, 2017 • 39 min
Emily Soccorsy and Justin Foster: Your Leadership Brand Emily Soccorsy and Justin Foster are from Root + River. They are brand strategists and marketers who believe that your brand is how other people experience what you believe. In this episode, Emily…
313: The Way to Start Leading and More Questions, with Bonni Stachowiak
Sep 3, 2017 • 39 min
Bonni Stachowiak: Teaching in Higher Ed Bonni Stachowiak is the host of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast, a professor of business and management at Vanguard University, and my life partner. Prior to her academic career, Bonni was a human resources…
312: What Great Technical People Leverage From Leadership, with Jon Lokhorst
Aug 28, 2017 • 37 min
Jon Lokhorst: Technical Leaders Jon Lokhorst is a leadership coach and consultant who partners with CPAs, CFOs, and other leaders who face massive change in their industry and recognize the need for a new model of leadership to navigate those challenges.…
311: Negotiation Tactics for Results, with Kwame Christian
Aug 20, 2017 • 44 min
Kwame Christian: Negotiate Anything Kwame Christian is a business lawyer and the Director of the American Negotiation Institute. His TEDx Talk, Finding Confidence in Conflict, was the most popular TED Talk on the topic of conflict of 2017. Today, he’s…
310: How to Reduce Drama With Kids, with Tina Payne Bryson
Aug 13, 2017 • 41 min
Tina Payne Bryson: No Drama Discipline Tina Payne Bryson is the co-author, with Dan Siegel, of two New York Times bestsellers, The Whole Brain Child* and No Drama Discipline* — each of which has been translated into over twenty languages. She is a…
309: How to Help Followers Lead and More Questions
Aug 6, 2017 • 37 min
Bonni Stachowiak: Teaching in Higher Ed Bonni Stachowiak (web) (Twitter) is Dave’s life partner and best friend, business professor, past executive leader, and the host of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast. Listener Questions Michael asked about what you…
308: The Power of Solitude, with Mike Erwin
Jul 30, 2017 • 43 min
Mike Erwin: Lead Yourself First Mike Erwin is the CEO of the Character & Leadership Center and the Founder and President of The Positivity Project, a non-profit organization with the mission to help America’s youth build stronger relationships by…
307: How to Make Inclusion Happen, with Deepa Purushothaman
Jul 23, 2017 • 43 min
Deepa Purushothaman: Inclusion at Deloitte Deepa Purushothaman is a National Managing Principal of Inclusion at Deloitte. She speaks extensively about Deloitte’s focus on women and has been featured at national conferences and in publications like…
306: Five Steps to Hold People Accountable, with Jonathan Raymond
Jul 16, 2017 • 43 min
Jonathan Raymond: Good Authority Jonathan Raymond is the founder of Refound, a firm that believes we should all be aiming for more Yoda and less Superman. He is the author of the book, Good Authority: How to Become the Leader Your Team Is Waiting For*.…
305: How to Deal With the Diminishers, with Liz Wiseman
Jul 9, 2017 • 43 min
Liz Wiseman: Multipliers Liz Wiseman has been listed on the Thinkers50 ranking and named as one of the top 10 leadership thinkers in the world and recipient of the 2016 ATD Champion of Talent Award. She is the author of three best-selling books, including…
304: How to Change Behavior and More Questions
Jul 2, 2017 • 43 min
Bonni Stachowiak: Teaching in Higher Ed Bonni Stachowiak (web) (Twitter) is Dave’s life partner and best friend, business professor, past executive leader, and the host of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast. Questions Kristi asked about how to consistently…
303: The Way to Inspire Ownership, with Pete Mockaitis
Jun 25, 2017 • 43 min
Pete Mockaitis: How to Be Awesome at Your Job Pete Mockaitis is the host of the How to be Awesome at Your Job podcast, regularly listed as a top careers show on Apple podcasts. Key Points Your sense of ownership in your work can have huge consequences in…
302: How to Challenge Directly and Care Personally, with Kim Scott
Jun 18, 2017 • 42 min
Kim Scott: Radical Candor Kim Scott is a co-founder of Candor, Inc. She has been an advisor at Dropbox, Kurbo, Qualtrics, ReelGoodApp, Rolltape, Shyp, Twitter, and several other Silicon Valley companies. She is the author of the new book Radical Candor:…
301: How to Get the Ideal Team Player, with Patrick Lencioni
Jun 11, 2017 • 39 min
Patrick Lencioni: The Ideal Team Player Patrick Lencioni is the founder of The Table Group and the author of 11 books which have sold over 5 million copies and been translated into more than 30 languages. He is the author of the blockbuster bestseller The…
300: Tom Henschel Interviews Dave
Jun 4, 2017 • 47 min
Dave Stachowiak: Coaching for Leaders Tom Henschel, host of The Look & Sound of Leadership podcast, executive coach at Essential Communications, and friend of Dave, interviews him on the growth of Coaching for Leaders and how he developed his voice. Key…
299: How to Lead Top-Line Growth, with Tim Sanders
May 28, 2017 • 40 min
Tim Sanders: Lead Top-Line Growth Tim Sanders was the Chief Solutions Officer and later, the company’s Leadership Coach. He is the author of four books, including the New York Times bestseller Love Is the Killer App: How To Win Business & Influence…
298: Tools for Saving Time and Learning More, with Bonni Stachowiak
May 21, 2017 • 37 min
Bonni Stachowiak: Teaching in Higher Ed Bonni Stachowiak is the host of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast, a professor of business and management at Vanguard University, and my life partner. Prior to her academic career, Bonni was a human resources…
297: Four Steps to Get Unstuck and Embrace Change, with Susan David
May 14, 2017 • 39 min
Susan David: Emotional Agility Susan David is a psychologist on the faculty of Harvard Medical School; cofounder and codirector of the Institute of Coaching at McLean Hospital; and CEO of Evidence Based Psychology. She is the author of the bestselling…
296: What Gets Between You and Greatness, with Lolly Daskal
May 7, 2017 • 34 min
Lolly Daskal: The Leadership Gap Lolly Daskal is the CEO of Lead From Within and was designated a Top-50 Leadership and Management Expert by Inc. magazine. She is the author of the the new book The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your…
295: How to Influence an Executive Team and More Questions
Apr 30, 2017 • 39 min
Bonni Stachowiak: Teaching in Higher Ed Bonni Stachowiak (web) (Twitter) is Dave’s life partner and best friend, business professor, past executive leader, and the host of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast. Questions Richard asked about how to practically…
294: How to Actually Move Numbers, with Chris McChesney
Apr 23, 2017 • 44 min
Chris McChesney: The 4 Disciplines of Execution Chris McChesney is the Global Practice Leader of Execution for Franklin Covey Co. and the co-author of the bestselling book The 4 Disciplines of Execution* with his colleagues Sean Covey and Jim Huling. Key…
293: How Teams Use StrengthsFinder Results, with Lisa Cummings
Apr 16, 2017 • 43 min
Lisa Cummings: Lead Through Strengths Lisa Cummings is the founder and CEO of Lead Through Strengths, a firm that exists to help people find and use their strengths at work. Lisa and her team serve large teams and organizations to help them leverage the…
292: How to Solve a Really Big Problem, with Teresa Chahine
Apr 9, 2017 • 44 min
Teresa Chahine: Social Entrepreneurship Teresa Chahine is the social entrepreneurship program leader at the Harvard School of Public Heath and the Innovation advisor at Alfanar Venture Philanthropy. She’s the author of Introduction to Social…
291: The Way to Keep Goals Front and Center and More Questions
Apr 2, 2017 • 40 min
Bonni Stachowiak: Teaching in Higher Ed Bonni Stachowiak (web) (Twitter) is Dave’s life partner and best friend, business professor, past executive leader, and the host of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast. To follow her on Twitter so she can surpass…
290: How to Manage Abrasive Leaders, with Sharone Bar-David
Mar 26, 2017 • 42 min
Sharone Bar-David: Abrasive Leaders Sharone Bar-David is the author of Trust Your Canary: Every Leader’s Guide to Taming Workplace Incivility* and president at Bar-David Consulting, a company offering solutions for creating a respectful workplace and…
289: How to Lead Part-Time Staff, with Chris Deferio
Mar 19, 2017 • 43 min
Chris Deferio: Keys to the Shop Chris Deferio is the host of Keys to the Shop, a podcast that helps coffee service professionals to advance their careers by discovering more about barista work, management, leadership, and the operational knowledge to run…
288: Get Better at Onboarding Employees, with Amanda Davis
Mar 12, 2017 • 44 min
Amanda Davis: Onboarding Employees Amanda Davis is an executive consultant with 25 years of professional leadership and management experience specializing in the development and implementation of strategies and programs for better service delivery. Key…
287: Why to Start With Why and More Questions
Mar 5, 2017 • 40 min
Bonni Stachowiak: Teaching in Higher Ed Bonni Stachowiak (web) (Twitter) is Dave’s life partner and best friend, business professor, past executive leader, and the host of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast. Questions Roger asked about the best way to…
286: How to Influence Cross-Culturally, with Erin Meyer
Feb 26, 2017 • 42 min
Erin Meyer: The Culture Map Erin Meyer, a professor at INSEAD, teaches us how to influence cross-culturally. Erin is the author of the bestselling book The Culture Map: Breaking Through the Invisible Boundaries of Global Business*. Key Points It’s more…
285: How to Write a Killer LinkedIn Profile, with Brenda Bernstein
Feb 19, 2017 • 44 min
Brenda Bernstein: How to Write a KILLER LinkedIn Profile Brenda Bernstein is the Founder and Senior Editor at The Essay Expert and the author of How to Write a KILLER LinkedIn Profile*, a book that held the #1 best-seller spot in Amazon’s business writing…
284: The Way to Stop Rescuing People From Their Problems, with Michael Bungay Stanier
Feb 12, 2017 • 48 min
Michael Bungay Stanier: The Coaching Habit Michael Bungay Stanier is the bestselling author of the books Do More Great Work* and The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way You Lead Forever*. Michael and his team of facilitators help…
283: How to Create a Mission Statement and More Questions
Feb 5, 2017 • 38 min
Bonni Stachowiak: Teaching in Higher Ed Bonni Stachowiak (web) (Twitter) is Dave’s life partner and best friend, business professor, past executive leader, and the host of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast. Questions Dustin asked about the distinction…
282: How to Motivate People, with Dan Ariely
Jan 29, 2017 • 35 min
Dan Ariely: Payoff Dan Ariely is the James B. Duke Professor of Psychology and Behavioral Economics at Duke University and a founding member of the Center for Advanced Hindsight. His books include Irrationally Yours, Predictably Irrational, The Upside of…
281: How to Overcome Obstacles, with Collins Osayamwen
Jan 22, 2017 • 39 min
Collins Osayamwen: Facilities Management Collins Osayamwen is the Managing Partner/Senior consultant of SheltercareFM Consult based in Nigeria. He is also a founding partner of the Corporate FM Alliance – a group of international companies working…
280: How to Support Veterans in Your Workplace, with Eugenia Weiss
Jan 15, 2017 • 30 min
Eugenia Weiss: Military and Veteran Transitions Eugenia Weiss is a clinical associate professor at the University of Southern California’s Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work. She is the co-author of the book The Civilian Lives of U.S. Veterans:…
279: How to Grow Your Professional Network, with Tom Henschel
Jan 8, 2017 • 47 min
Tom Henschel: The Look & Sound of Leadership Tom Henschel is the host of The Look & Sound of Leadership, a popular leadership podcast spanning almost a decade. In addition, Tom is a talented executive coach and principal of his firm, Essential…
278: Navigating Internal Coaching and More Questions
Jan 1, 2017 • 34 min
Bonni Stachowiak: Teaching in Higher Ed Bonni Stachowiak (web) (Twitter) is Dave’s life partner and best friend, business professor, past executive leader, and the host of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast. Questions Tyler asked about the usefulness of…
277: How to Prevent Corruption, with Mariano Mosquera
Dec 25, 2016 • 38 min
Mariano Mosquera: Preventing Corruption Mariano Mosquera, is an Edmond J. Safra Network Fellow at Harvard University and Postdoctoral Fellow of the National University of Cordoba. He is a professor of Ethics and Access to Public Information of the…
276: Employee Engagement With Management 3.0, with Jurgen Appelo
Dec 18, 2016 • 42 min
Most of us work in organizations where at the very least, it’s espoused that we should engage employees and create a great work environment. But, few firms actually do this well. On this episode, how to practically engagement employees using the…
275: How to Help the Underdog Thrive, with Terry Lipovski
Dec 11, 2016 • 43 min
Terry Lipovski: Underdog Coaching Terry Lipovski is the President of Ubiquity Leadership. He is a leadership coach and workshop facilitator to top organizations around the world include organizations like Schlumberger, Air Canada, and GE. Key Points Being…
274: How to Make Training Cost-Effective and More Questions
Dec 4, 2016 • 32 min
Bonni and Dave respond to listener questions on cost-effective training, making a transition as a leader, and giving group feedback. Bonni Stachowiak: Teaching in Higher Ed Bonni Stachowiak (web) (Twitter) is Dave’s life partner and best friend, business…
273: Essentials of Adult Development, with Mindy Danna
Nov 27, 2016 • 36 min
Mindy Danna: Adult Development Mindy Danna has over 20 years experience helping individuals and organizations achieve their goals through coaching, organization development, and strategic facilitation. She specializes in workplace communication,…
272: Enhance Your Executive Presence, with Muriel Maignan Wilkins
Nov 19, 2016 • 31 min
Muriel Maignan Wilkins: Own the Room Muriel is the Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Paravis Partners. She is the co-author, with Amy Su, of Own the Room: Discover Your Signature Voice to Master Your Leadership Presence. Key Points It’s about learning to…
271: How to Increase Your Conversational Intelligence, with Judith Glaser
Nov 13, 2016 • 37 min
Judith Glaser: Conversational Intelligence Judith Glaser is an Organizational Anthropologist. She is one of the most pioneering and innovative change agents, consultants, and executive coaches, in the consulting industry and is the world’s leading…
270: Handling Intimidation and More Questions
Nov 6, 2016 • 37 min
Bonni Stachowiak: Teaching in Higher Ed Bonni Stachowiak (web) (Twitter) is Dave’s life partner and best friend, business professor, past executive leader, and the host of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast. Questions Joshua asked about creating a genuine…
269: How to Ask for Career Help, with Larry Braman
Oct 30, 2016 • 44 min
Larry Braman: Career Consultant and Coach Larry Braman is the president of Global Career Consulting and Placement and the founder of Career University, live and on demand job landing and career advancing webinars. Key Points It’s essential for us to…
268: Ignite Change Through Storytelling, with Nancy Duarte and Patti Sanchez
Oct 23, 2016 • 36 min
Nancy Duarte and Patti Sanchez: Ignite Nancy Duarte (web) (Twitter) has created thousands of presentations for the world’s top institutions, including Apple, Cisco, Facebook, GE, Google, TED, and the World Bank. She’s also the author of Resonate*,…
267: The Way to Grow Your Leadership Career, with Ron Wallace
Oct 16, 2016 • 33 min
Ron Wallace: Former President, UPS International Ron Wallace (web) is the former president of UPS International. During his tenure, he was responsible for operations in more than 200 countries and territories, with more than 60,000 people under his…
266: How to Lead a 100-Year Life, with Lynda Gratton
Oct 9, 2016 • 37 min
Lynda Gratton: The 100-Year Life Lynda Gratton is a Professor of Management Practice at London Business School. She has been ranked in the top 15 on The Thinkers50 list of the world’s top 50 business thinkers. She’s the author with Andrew Scott of the new…
265: How to Strike the Right Tone and More Questions
Oct 2, 2016 • 38 min
Bonni Stachowiak: Teaching in Higher Ed Bonni Stachowiak (web) (Twitter) is Dave’s life partner and best friend, business professor, past executive leader, and the host of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast. Key Points Dave asked what advice we would give…
264: How to Get Into Leadership Flow, with Croft Edwards
Sep 25, 2016 • 40 min
Croft Edwards Croft Edwards (web) (LinkedIn) (Twitter) is a Master Certified Coach who has been serving an array of clients from energy and mining, to forestry and aviation, since 2000. He’s a retired US Army Officer and has over eighteen years in the…
263: How to Benefit From Conflict, with Susan Gerke
Sep 18, 2016 • 43 min
Susan Gerke (web) is the president of Gerke Consulting & Development. She has worked with global teams and has certified facilitators around the world to deliver management, leadership, and team offerings. Susan is co-creator of GO Team, a training suite…
262: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It, with Chris Voss
Sep 11, 2016 • 37 min
Chris Voss: Never Split the Difference Chris Voss (web) (LinkedIn) is the Founder and CEO of the Black Swan Group and the author of Never Split The Difference: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It*. Chris was the lead international kidnapping…
261: How to Balance Performance and People
Sep 4, 2016 • 34 min
Bonni Stachowiak: Teaching in Higher Ed Bonni Stachowiak (web) (Twitter) is Dave’s life partner and best friend, business professor, past executive leader, and the host of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast. Key Points Rachel asked about how to balance…
260: Detect and Eliminate Organizational Sabotage, with Bob Frisch and Cary Greene
Aug 28, 2016 • 39 min
Bob Frisch and Cary Greene: Simple Sabotage For over 30 years, Bob Frisch has worked with Senior Executive Teams and Boards on their most vital strategic and organizational challenges, both as a consultant and a corporate executive. Cary Greene has over…
259: How to Figure Out Your Career, with Scott Anthony Barlow
Aug 21, 2016 • 41 min
Scott Anthony Barlow: Happen to Your Career Scott Anthony Barlow is the Founder of Happen to Your Career. He’s been featured on CNBC, Yahoo, CareerBuilder, Fast Company and Huffington Post and various colleges and universities as a top expert on career…
258: Moving Beyond Command and Control, with Brian Robertson
Aug 14, 2016 • 37 min
Brian Robertson: Holacracy Brian Robertson (web) (LinkedIn) is the primary developer of Holacracy, which allows leaders to release the reins of personal power and persuasion into a trustworthy and explicit governance process. He co-founded HolacracyOne to…
257: How to Manage Former Peers, with Tom Henschel
Aug 7, 2016 • 44 min
Tom Henschel: The Look & Sound of Leadership Tom Henschel (web) (podcast) grooms senior leaders and executive teams. An internationally recognized expert in the field of workplace communications and self-presentation, he has helped thousands of leaders…
256: Leading Leaders and More Questions
Jul 31, 2016 • 28 min
Bonni Stachowiak: Teaching in Higher Ed Bonni Stachowiak (Web) (Twitter) is Dave’s life partner and best friend, a business professor, past executive leader, and the host of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast. Key Points Phan asked about how to best…
255: How Women Make Stronger, Smarter Choices, with Therese Huston
Jul 24, 2016 • 40 min
Therese Huston: How Women Decide Therese (Website) (Twitter) is looking to change the conversation about women as decision-makers. Her book, How Women Decide: What’s True, What’s Not, and What Strategies Spark the Best Choices*, debunks popular negative…
254: Use Power for Good and Not Evil, with Dacher Keltner
Jul 17, 2016 • 34 min
Dacher Keltner: The Power Paradox Dacher shows us how to use power for good and the most important ways we can gain and lose influence. Quotes We need to rethink what power is … it’s not necessarily a dirty word. —Dacher Keltner If you can just stay…
253: New Management Practices of Leading Organizations, with David Burkus
Jul 10, 2016 • 37 min
David Burkus: Author of Under New Management: How Leading Organizations Are Upending Business as Usual* On this week’s episode, David teaches us how leading organizations are now using new management techniques. Quotes If you’re not embarrassed by your…
252: Aligning With Your Organization and More Questions
Jul 3, 2016 • 42 min
Bonni Stachowiak: Teaching in Higher Ed Bonni and Dave team up for the monthly question and answer episode to discuss coaching, values alignment, and work-life balance. Question from Chase I’m wondering about coaching someone who has inherited a job that…
251: What to Do When Somebody Quits, with Molly Moseley
Jun 26, 2016 • 33 min
Molly Moseley: LinkUp Job Search Engine In this episode, Molly teaches us how to respond when somebody quits. Quotes When someone is approaching you putting in a resignation, you need to throw out that reactive brain and think logically. —Molly Moseley As…
250: How to Master the Influencer Economy, with Ryan Williams
Jun 19, 2016 • 47 min
Ryan Williams Author of The Influencer Economy* On this episode, Ryan teaches us how to master the influencer economy — and the importance of getting started. Quotes When it comes to a platform, it’s all about the relationships. —Ryan Williams In the…
249: How to Succeed with Leadership and Management, with John Kotter
Jun 12, 2016 • 45 min
John Kotter: Author of “That’s Not How We Do It Here!”* On this week’s episode, John shares how to succeed with leadership and management. Feedback Comments, questions, or feedback for future question and answer shows:…
248: How to Integrate Teams and More Questions
Jun 5, 2016 • 42 min
Bonni Stachowiak Teaching in Higher Ed “Where you can really hone your leadership skills is when you have to rely on your own ability to influence and less on your ability to wield power.” —Bonni Stachowiak Question from Marcelo I am from Brazil and I…
247: Reduce Stress With Meditation, with Chase Carey
May 29, 2016 • 31 min
Chase Carey: Author of Chasin’ Meditation: The Step By Step Guide to a Stress-Free Life Through Meditation* www.chasingmeditation.com On this week’s episode, Chase teaches us how to reduce stress using the practice of meditation. Quotes Meditation isn’t…
246: The Way to Conduct One-on-Ones, with Zvi Band
May 22, 2016 • 38 min
Zvi Band: CEO and Co-Founder of Contactually Zvi from Contactually shares how his organization conducts one-on-ones and how their strategy leads to results. Zvi’s Articles: Getting the Pulse of Your Company What a Startup Should Offer Its Employees Exit…
245: How to Engage With Humor, with David Nihill
May 15, 2016 • 34 min
David Nihill: Do You Talk Funny?: 7 Comedy Habits to Become a Better (and Funnier) Public Speaker On this week’s episode, David teaches us how to practically engage with humor. Quotes Humor isn’t a nice-to-have; it’s a must-have. —David Nihill If there’s…
244: Improve Your Financial Intelligence, with Joe Knight
May 8, 2016 • 34 min
Joe Knight: Financial Intelligence www.business-literacy.com Joe teaches us how to improve our own financial intelligence, so we can influence within organizations more effectively. He is a highly regarded finance and business literacy keynote speaker,…
243: Your Career Strategy and More Questions, with Bonni Stachowiak
May 1, 2016 • 39 min
Bonni Stachowiak: Teaching in Higher Ed Bonni Stachowiak is the host of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast, a professor of business and management at Vanguard University, and my life partner. Prior to her academic career, Bonni was a human resources…
242: How Twitter Can Help You Lead, with Joel Comm
Apr 24, 2016 • 34 min
Joel Comm: Author, Twitter Power 3.0* @joelcomm www.joelcomm.com www.twitterpower.com Joel shares strategies from his book Twitter 3.0* to help us discover how to use Twitter to support leadership development. Quotes The crazy, mundane tweets actually…
241: The Way to Turn Followers Into Leaders, with David Marquet
Apr 17, 2016 • 35 min
David Marquet: Turn the Ship Around!* Website: www.davidmarquet.com Former nuclear submarine commander David Marquet teaches us how to of turn followers into leaders. Quotes Good leaders give good orders, but great leaders don’t give any orders because…
240: How to Influence Numerous Stakeholders, with Andy Kaufman
Apr 10, 2016 • 42 min
Andy Kaufman: People and Projects podcast Quotes If we’re honest here, there are some stakeholders that we don’t even want to involve … Even for the difficult people, we have to find a way to involve them. It helps manage their expectations, and it helps…
239: How to Handle the Problem Guy and More Questions
Apr 3, 2016 • 45 min
Bonni Stachowiak Teaching in Higher Ed Question from Daniel I have been facing a hard/stressing moment with a specific guy from my team and it’s not been an easy situation to handle. The rest of the team are always complaining about this guy, they don’t…
238: How to Be a Non-Conformist, with Adam Grant
Mar 27, 2016 • 35 min
Adam Grant Author, Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World* Quote Procrastination is a vice for productivity, a virtue for creativity. —Adam Grant Feedback Comments, questions, or feedback for future Q&A shows: http://coachingforleaders.com/feedback…
237: These Coaching Questions Get Results, with Michael Bungay Stanier
Mar 20, 2016 • 42 min
Michael Bungay Stanier: The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More, and Change the Way You Lead Forever* Quotes I think there are as many definitions for coaching as there are people selling coaching. —Michael Bungay Stanier Slow down on the advice giving,…
236: How Superbosses Master the Flow of Talent, with Sydney Finkelstein
Mar 13, 2016 • 26 min
Sydney Finkelstein Author, Superbosses: How Exceptional Leaders Master the Flow of Talent* Quotes A superboss is a boss who helps other people accomplish more than they ever thought possible. —Sydney Finkelstein When you help other people get better on…
235: How to Represent Your Experience and More Questions
Mar 6, 2016 • 42 min
Bonni Stachowiak Teaching in Higher Ed Question from Beth I have arthritis. It’s not severe, but after a wrist surgery there are things I can’t do. I had a team of 2 or 3 people and after the surgery I could perceive that my colleagues felt that workload…
234: Start Influencing Virtual Teams, with Hassan Osman
Feb 28, 2016 • 39 min
Hassan Osman Author, Influencing Virtual Teams, 17 Tactics That Get Things Done With Your Remote Employees* www.thecouchmanager.com Quotes A lot of small to medium businesses … tend to already be in the virtual team space without even knowing it. –Hassan…
233: How to Make Deep Work Happen, with Cal Newport
Feb 21, 2016 • 35 min
Cal Newport: Deep Work www.calnewport.com Quotes A big problem with a lot of these attention-stealing technologies is that we’ve adopted … the “any benefit mindset” for tool adoption. –Cal Newport You have to wean [your brain] off its dependence on novel…
232: How to Manage Your Inner Critic, with Tara Mohr
Feb 14, 2016 • 38 min
Tara Mohr Author, Playing Big: Find Your Voice, Your Mission, Your Message* taramohr.com Your worst critic is probably yourself. Tara Mohr joins Dave to show you how to manage your inner critic. Actions to overcome your inner critic Write down your inner…
231: Strategize Your Energy Use For Better Results, with Janine Lombardi
Feb 7, 2016 • 43 min
Janine Lombardi: J9 Leading Solutions On this week’s episode, Janine Lombardi provides a framework for how we can all get better results through effective energy use. Quote Part of a succession planning strategy is to have the role that you’re grooming…
230: How to Get Teams to Stop Fighting and More Questions
Jan 31, 2016 • 38 min
Bonni Stachowiak Teaching in Higher Ed On this week’s episode, we respond to questions about masterminds, supporting employees in difficult situations, how to get teams to stop fighting, and more. Audio Question from Ian CFL142: What To Do After Workplace…
229: Leadership Lessons from Challenger, with Allan McDonald
Jan 24, 2016 • 49 min
Allan McDonald: Truth, Lies, and O-rings Quotes The time is always right to do the right thing. —Martin Luther King, Jr. People shouldn’t be afraid to ask questions or speak up because I always feel that their professional opinion is not only important,…
228: Practical Storytelling That Isn’t Awkward, with David Hutchens
Jan 17, 2016 • 44 min
David Hutchens: Circle of the 9 Muses If you’ve found telling stories awkward in leadership, David Hutchens shows us how to leverage practical storytelling for results. David previously appeared on CFL148: The Four Stories Leaders Need For Influence.…
227: How Millennials Who Manage Can Overcome Workplace Perceptions, with Chip Espinoza
Jan 10, 2016 • 38 min
Chip Espinoza, Ph.D. Author, Millennials Who Manage: How to Overcome Workplace Perceptions and Become a Great Leader* Chip was also featured on CFL Episode 158: How to Lead the Millennials Chip Espinoza shares wisdom from his new book, Millennials Who…
226: How to Lead Training, Attitude, and Energy, with Bonni Stachowiak
Jan 3, 2016 • 37 min
Bonni Stachowiak: Teaching in Higher Ed Bonni Stachowiak is the host of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast, a professor of business and management at Vanguard University, and my life partner. Prior to her academic career, Bonni was a human resources…
225: Discover Your True North with Bill George
Dec 27, 2015
Bill George Author, Discover Your True North* Senior Fellow, Harvard Business School and Former CEO, Medtronic On today’s show, we learn how to discover your True North with Bill George, one of America’s most seasoned business leaders. Bill is a senior…
224: How to Lead Through Uncertainty and Change, with Jacqueline Farrington
Dec 20, 2015 • 39 min
Jacqueline Farrington: Executive Coach On this week’s show, Jacqueline Farrington teaches us how to lead through times of uncertainty and change. Jacqueline works with senior and board-level leaders. She specializes in helping executives create…
223: Start With Why, with Simon Sinek
Dec 13, 2015 • 39 min
Simon Sinek: Start with Why* and Leaders Eat Last* Questions from Mastermind members: How do you make these ideas part of the operating culture of the organization? —Mike I have listened to Simon’s book, Why Leaders Eat Last. Simon provided a lot of…
222: How to Achieve What You Want in 2016
Dec 10, 2015
My 2015 Goals Produce and launch the first Coaching for Leaders product or service. Achieved. Play 7 songs on the guitar. In progress. Free 2-3 hours a week of work by delegating significant audio production. Achieved. Dale Carnegie goal. Not applicable.…
221: How to Build Your Leadership Confidence and More Community Questions
Dec 6, 2015
Bonni Stachowiak: Teaching in Higher Ed Audio Question from Steve Steve had a question about how to be a project manager and deal with tough situations while having an introverted personality. Episode 124: How to Get What You Really Want Out of a Conflict…
220: How to Find the Right Voice
Nov 29, 2015
Dr. Laura Sicola: Vocal Impact Productions Link for workbook: http://vocalimpactproductions.com/coachingforleaders Quotes In teaching, your best skill is flexibility. –Dr. Laura Sicola Most people are painfully oblivious to how they come across when they…
219: How to Steal the Show With Michael Port
Nov 22, 2015
Michael Port Author, Steal the Show* www.michaelport.com Reporter: “How can an actor run for president?” Ronald Reagan: “How can a president not be an actor?” Michael Port is a NY Times bestselling author of six books including Book Yourself Solid*, The…
218: Increase Your Capacity Zone
Nov 15, 2015
Beth Buelow: The Introvert Entrepreneur Beth Buelow shows us how to expand into our “capacity zone” while still using our “comfort zone” as a home base. Author, The Introvert Entrepreneur* Host, The Introvert Entrepreneur podcast…
217: The Best Way to Make New Habits Reality
Nov 8, 2015
Kendra Kinnison kendrakinnison.com coach.me/kendra How to Get Yourself Unstuck: Lead yourself effectively (get your own ducks in a row) Build your empathy muscle Don’t let stress derail you Tiny Habits When you’re stuck, use the Tiny Habit Approach…
216: How to Combat Repetitive Tasks and More Questions
Nov 2, 2015
Bonni Stachowiak Teaching in Higher Ed Question from Willian I have been working at the same area (Customer Service) for 2 years and 9 months. I really like my job and I have a better performance comparing with my coworkers who are older than me. How do…
215: How to Collaborate Across Organizations, with Kirsten Foot
Oct 26, 2015 • 38 min
Kirsten Foot: Collaborating Against Human Trafficking “There are blindnesses that can only be smoothed out when leaders from one sector really listen to the leaders of another sector.” -Kirsten Foot Resources that Kirsten and Dave mentioned during the…
214: Stop Worrying and Start Living
Oct 19, 2015
How to Stop Worrying and Start Living* by Dale Carnegie is a classic that can help almost immediately. I am an old man and have known a great many troubles, but most of them have never happened. -Mark Twain 1. Seal Off Your Troubles 2. Find the Silver…
213: How to Translate Vision Into Results, with JV Crum III
Oct 12, 2015 • 45 min
JV Crum III: Conscious Millionaire Author, Conscious Millionaire: Grow Your Business by Making a Difference Host, Conscious Millionaire Podcast “It’s the leader’s responsibility to set the vision.” - JV Crum III “Vision is about how you’re going to…
212: How to Maximize Standing Meetings and More Questions, with Bonni Stachowiak
Oct 5, 2015 • 46 min
Bonni Stachowiak Teaching in Higher Ed We mentioned a recent article that featured Bonni’s podcast in The Chronicle of Higher Education: Improving My Teaching via Podcast Question from Jane As a new migrator from China who continues career (IT area…
211: How to Be Present and Productive
Sep 28, 2015
Jeremie Kubicek 5 Gears: How to Be Present and Productive When There is Never Enough Time* Jeremie Kubicek is co-founder of GiANT Worldwide and the GiANT companies. He is the bestselling author of Making Your Leadership Come Alive and speaker to…
210: How to Tame Workplace Incivility, with Sharone Bar-David
Sep 21, 2015 • 38 min
Sharone Bar-David (LinkedIn) Author, Trust Your Canary: Every Leader’s Guide to Taming Workplace Incivility* Six beliefs that cause many of us to tolerate workplace incivility: We’re Like Family Here We Have the Right to Vent I Know My Colleague’s…
209: Get ROI From Professional Associations, with John Corcoran
Sep 14, 2015 • 46 min
John Corcoran Author, How to Increase Your Income Today by Building Relationships with Influencers, Even if you Hate Networking Host, Smart Business Revolution podcast “An interview is just an opportunity for a conversation.” -John Corcoran John…
208: How to Motivate People and More Questions
Sep 7, 2015
Bonni Stachowiak Teaching in Higher Ed Bonni mentioned episode 84: Daniel Pink on To Sell is Human We also mentioned and recommended the book Drive by Daniel Pink* as a great resource on how to motivate people Audio Question from Jenga ”The only way to…
207: How to Transform Your Limitations Into Advantages, with Mark Barden
Aug 31, 2015 • 44 min
Mark Barden Author, A Beautiful Constraint: How to Transform Your Limitations Into Advantages and Why It’s Everyone’s Business Working with constraints is more and more the norm in today’s organizations. Dr. Seuss was an early example how a constraint…
206: Five Steps to Conquer Overwhelm
Aug 23, 2015
Michael Nichols Author, Creating Your Business Vision Guidestone University Realizations Michael had after dealing with his own overwhelm: I could give more I can grow on purpose Every leader needs help “Your employer will soon forget the long hours that…
205: Ten Ways to Learn Faster
Aug 16, 2015
Randy Willhite Guitar Instructor The Burbolators (his band) “If people have two weeks to practice, they do less in two weeks than they normally would have in one.” -Randy Willhite Ten ways to learn faster: It’s hard to start, but easier to keep going…
204: Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do, with Amy Morin
Aug 10, 2015 • 33 min
Amy Morin Author, 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do* Amy is a licensed clinical social worker, psychotherapist, and the author of the book, 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do.* She dealt with a lot of personal tragedy in her life in a short…
203: Influence Without Authority and More Q&A
Aug 3, 2015
Bonni Stachowiak Teaching in Higher Ed Question from Nancy I am in a situation myself right now where I was promoted awhile back as it stands right now. I manager a team, but I don’t have salary discussions or assessments with them. My manager has said he…
202: Practical Action for Productivity, with Tim Stringer
Jul 20, 2015 • 39 min
Tim Stringer Technically Simple Tim appeared on two past shows: Episode 151: How to Be More Productive Episode 183: Use Technology To Build and Strengthen Relationships 4 Pillars of Holistic Productivity 1. Inner Reflection Tim recommended The Way We’re…
201: How Introverts Make Great Leaders
Jul 13, 2015
Beth Buelow (Facebook) Author, The Introvert Entrepreneur: Amplify Your Strengths and Create Success on Your Own Terms* Host, The Introvert Entrepreneur podcast There is often an overt expectation of extraversion in the workplace. Extraversion: gain…
200: How to Plan Your Career and More Questions, with Bonni Stachowiak
Jul 6, 2015 • 33 min
Bonni Stachowiak: TeachingInHigherEd.com Audio Question from Jignesh Here are the resources we mentioned on how to plan your career: Flow by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi* What Color Is Your Parachute? by Richard N. Bolles* Carnegie Coach episode #148: How to…
199: Men and Women at Work
Jun 29, 2015
Lori Ann Davis Author, Unmasking Secrets to Unstoppable Relationships* Dave mentioned the podcast StartUp A few general patterns of both men and women: Men: More assertive Communication is shorter and more direct Problem solving main goal Goal oriented…
198: How to Know What to Ask, with Andrew Warner
Jun 22, 2015 • 32 min
Andrew Warner Mixergy Andrew’s “shoved fact” technique: Listen carefully for the shoved fact that doesn’t otherwise belong in the conversation naturally Make sure you’re picking the shoved fact that’s the most personal one Ask a question about that shoved…
197: What This Show is About
Jun 15, 2015
In this episode I respond to a question from Candice that helps me articulate what this show is about. I mentioned episode 186: How to Become a Champion with Dr. Jeff Spencer My job is to be your archeologist. Everyone is your superior is some way. Yes,…
196: The Way to Make New Behaviors Stick, with Marshall Goldsmith
Jun 8, 2015 • 37 min
Marshall Goldsmith: Triggers Marshall says that a key factor is the environment around us in whether or not we are successful. Environmental triggers constantly take us off track. “A trigger is any stimulus that influences our behavior.” -Marshall…
195: Handling Someone You Don’t Trust and More Community Questions
May 31, 2015
Bonni Stachowiak Teaching in Higher Ed Question from Brian How do you battle being unmotivated? You’re boss doesn’t acknowledge your work, doesn’t acknowledge your time with the company. You feel unmotivated, unappreciated, and undervalued. You think its…
194: Business Results by Doing Our Greenest
May 24, 2015
Christina Kull Martens Author, Bring Your D.O.G. to Work: A (Green) Person’s Best Friend* Christina also appeared on episode 96: How To Get Buy-In For A New Initiative D.O.G. = doing our greenest! We don’t tend to have as much ownership in the workplace…
193: Five Ways to Be a Go-Giver with Bob Burg
May 18, 2015
Bob Burg Co-Author, The Go-Giver: A Little Story About a Powerful Business Idea* 1. The Law of Value You true worth is determined by how much more you give in value than you take in payment. 2. The Law of Compensation Your income is determined by how many…
192: How to Create Team Guidelines, with Susan Gerke
May 10, 2015 • 39 min
Susan Gerke: Go Team Resources Susan was last appeared on three prior shows: 21: Your Strengths and Blind Spots 138: The Four Unique Types of Teams 139: How To Maximize Team Performance You can discover more about Susan and her training materials at Go…
191: Books, Books, Books
May 4, 2015
Bonni Stachowiak Teaching in Higher Ed Question from Allison Do you have any tips on improving business acumen? I watched this TED talk. Susan Colantuono states that the reason women have a difficult time advancing in their careers is because their…
190: How to Improve Your Coaching Skills, with Tom Henschel
Apr 26, 2015 • 45 min
Tom Henschel Host, The Look & Sound of Leadership podcast and Executive Coach, Essential Communications When it’s a development issue (or a way of thinking) it’s coaching that’s most helpful. Tom says that coaching needs good goals, or at least one single…
189: How to Stand Out With Dorie Clark
Apr 19, 2015
Dorie Clark Author, Stand Out* It’s getting harder and harder for an individual’s message to get out and be heard. How to stand out as a thought leader: Have valuable intellectual content Build a following! There is a three-step process people are…
188: The Art of Stage Presence with James Whittaker
Apr 12, 2015
James Whittaker Author, The Art of Stage Presence* “The audience will relate to your concept that you’re talking about much more than details.” -James Whittaker You are there for the audience, not you. “You are speaking for the audience, not to the…
187: Community Questions on Coaching, Accountability & Wisdom
Apr 5, 2015
Bonni Stachowiak TeachinginHigherEd.com Question from Jignesh I have been on a leadership course in 2012. Through the Myers Briggs Test, I have learned about my personality type and have received feedback/comparison on world’s most famous leaders. I also…
186: How to Become a Champion, with Jeff Spencer
Mar 29, 2015 • 41 min
Jeff Spencer, D.C. DrJeffSpencer.com Jeff noticed that the people who should have won didn’t often win. “The single most important factor is how people perform in pivotal moments.” -Jeff Spencer “Do you have the readiness for the 3-5 pivotal moments that…
185: Establishing and Managing Online Reputations with Kevin Pho
Mar 22, 2015
Kevin Pho, M.D. (Twitter) (Facebook) Author, Establishing, Managing, and Protecting Your Online Reputation Social media is not a passing fad, but many people perceive it as such since the media tends to focus problem situations. “Today, getting published…
184: Getting Things Done, with David Allen
Mar 15, 2015 • 47 min
David Allen: Getting Things Done The Getting Things Done steps: Capture—collect what has your attention Clarify—process what it means Organize—put it where it belongs Reflect—review frequently Engage—simply do. The methodology has not changed in the…
183: Use Technology To Build and Strengthen Relationships, with Tim Stringer
Mar 8, 2015 • 47 min
Tim Stringer Technically Simple and Learn OmniFocus Connect in Person to Strengthen Relationships Tim mentioned the podcast Home Work, a show for people who work at home Dave’s team at Dale Carnegie meets once a month for half a day Tim mentioned his…
182: Presentation Skills and More Community Questions
Mar 2, 2015
Bonni Stachowiak Teaching in Higher Ed Audio Question from Rick 3 Ways to Start Your Next Presentation Episode 126: How to Be Interesting When Pitching an Idea Show and Tell: How Everybody Can Make Extraordinary Presentations* by Dan Roam The Quick & Easy…
181: Create the Best Place to Work, with Ron Friedman
Feb 23, 2015 • 37 min
Ron Friedman: The Best Place to Work Interviews are not the most effective way to select people, but if you need to do it: Standardize your questions Ask behavioral questions “What underlies a great place to work isn’t access to perks, but rather…
180: Do This for a Productive Week
Feb 15, 2015 • 34 min
Dave Stachowiak: Coaching for Leaders In the book Getting Things Done*, past guest David Allen first popularized the practice of a weekly review. In this episode, I share my own process for the weekly review, so that you can incorporate the actions that…
179: How to Hire a Coach, with Marc Mawhinney
Feb 8, 2015 • 38 min
Marc Mawhinney: Natural Born Coaches “Coaches are important because they are a second pair of eyes for your business.” -Marc Mawhinney Mark and I discussed my recent article on What to Know When Hiring a Coach. In addition to the recommendation to check…
178: How to Re-Enter the Corporate World
Feb 2, 2015
Bonni and I respond to questions from the Coaching for Leaders community on accountability, how to re-enter the corporate world, and more. Bonni Stachowiak, Ed.D. Teaching in Higher Ed Question from Brian I presently struggle with keeping the balance…
177: How to Start a Conversation With Anyone
Jan 25, 2015
Mark Sieverkropp walks through six steps that will help all of us start a conversation with anyone, anywhere. Mark Sieverkropp Author, How to Start a Conversation With Anyone Mark and I were both featured by Forbes as 25 Professional Networking Experts to…
176: Practical Strategy for Project Management
Jan 18, 2015
It’s one thing to put together a project management plan and determine who should do what when. It’s entirely another to lead a project. On this show, some practical strategy tips for project management. Susanne Madsen Author, The Power of Project…
175: How to Know When to Move On
Jan 11, 2015 • 26 min
You’ve been in the job for awhile. You’re maybe not feeling that same sense of motivation or fulfillment that you once did. How do you know when to move on? In this episode, five indicators that will help you answer that question. 1. When it’s beyond a…
174: Leadership Resources and More Community Questions
Jan 5, 2015
Bonni and I respond to your questions on leadership resources and other topics that are top of mind for the Coaching for Leaders community. Bonni Stachowiak, Ed.D. Teaching in Higher Ed Question from Michelle: I’ve recently taken on a Training post…it’s a…
173: Five Steps to a Better Meeting
Dec 29, 2014
We’ve all seen bad meeting behavior, but do you know what to do? Donna Schilder shares five power steps for leaders and facilitators to get us towards a better meeting. Donna Schilder (LinkedIn) Leadership, Career, and Business Coach 1. What are some…
172: How to Handle Workplace Bullying, with Jill Morgenthaler
Dec 21, 2014 • 29 min
Jill Morgenthaler: The Courage to Take Command How a female US Army colonel tamed the males-only Egyptian Army “I’m not going to change the culture, but I can adjust the behavior.” -Jill Morgenthaler Sometimes bullies don’t know they’re bullies. Ensure…
171: Five Ways to Avoid Living With Regret, with Allison Clarke
Dec 14, 2014 • 34 min
Allison Clarke: What Will They Say? Allison Clarke attended 30 funerals in 60 days with the intention to discover how to live without regret. She captured her discovered in the book What Will They Say? and shared her key findings during this conversation.…
170: How to Develop Strategic Skills
Dec 8, 2014
Bonni and Dave address questions related to strategic skills and other topics of interest to the Coaching for Leaders community. Bonni Stachowiak, Ed.D. Teaching in Higher Ed Audio question from Susan on how to develop strategic skills. Bonni recommended…
169: Six Ways to Recover From a Bad First Impression
Dec 1, 2014
If you make a bad first impression, all is not lost. On this show, John Corcoran and I detail six things you can do when the first impression doesn’t land. John Corcoran Smart Business Revolution Author of How to Increase Your Income Today by Building…
168: Three Hot Spots in Employment Law
Nov 23, 2014
How much do you know about employment law? If you’re a leader in an organization, having a base knowledge about how to limit your liability is prudent. Today, three current hot spots in employment law and what you need to know. Laura Schiesl Partner,…
167: How to Hire the Best Fit
Nov 16, 2014
Are you always hiring the perfect candidate, or will you hire the best fit? Yes, there’s a difference and today you’ll discoverer a new perspective on finding the right person for your team. Kelly Studer Career Stylist at KellyStuder.com The 70% Principle…
166: How to Work in Different Cultures
Nov 10, 2014
If you work with or work in different cultures, Nathan Czubaj, author of Emails from Mumbai*, will inspire your attitude about what matters most. Nathan Czubaj Author, Emails from Mumbai* Senior Vice President, Dale Carnegie of Southern Los Angeles I…
165: Trying to Be Everything to Everybody and More Community Questions
Nov 2, 2014
Bonni and I tackle your questions and suggest thoughts and resources to improve your own professional development. It’s the first Monday of the month and our Q&A show is back! Bonni Stachowiak, Ed.D. Teaching in Higher Ed Patricia says she’s struggling…
164: How to Handle a Boss Who’s a Jerk, with Tom Henschel
Oct 26, 2014
Is someone you care about - or maybe even you - working for a jerk? In today’s show, my guest Tom Henschel from the Look & Sound of Leadership podcast helps us to navigate this difficult situation. Tom Henschel Host, The Look & Sound of Leadership…
163: Promote Yourself (and Others) Through Intrapreneurship, with Dan Schwabel
Oct 19, 2014 • 32 min
The working world is very different than it was a generation ago, and all of us must adapt to be successful. Today, how promote yourself (and others) through intrapreneurship with Dan Schwabel, author of the New York Times bestseller Promote Yourself*.…
162: Three Keys to Effective Business Alliances, with Aaron Kent
Oct 13, 2014 • 40 min
Aaron Kent: Dale Carnegie Aaron was last on the show on episode #35: You Don’t Have to Be a Trainer to Know How to Hire One. Find Industry Overlap In the same world as you, but not in a competitive place with you Each party brings insight and resources…
161: How To Address Difficult Conversations
Oct 5, 2014
Bonni and I respond to questions from the Coaching for Leaders community on how to handle difficult conversations and more. Guest: Bonni Stachowiak Teaching in Higher Ed Question from Leonardo I´m one of your fans, I listen your podcast every day and I…
160: The 5-Step Strategy For Solving Problems, with Michael “Coop” Cooper
Sep 28, 2014 • 38 min
Michael “Coop” Cooper: Innovators + Influencers Do you feel like you are playing whack-a-mole, constantly putting out fires in your organization? Are others and you clear on the real reason for most problems? In this conversation, I welcome Michael “Coop”…
159: Success on Presentation Day, with David Sparks
Sep 21, 2014 • 31 min
Guest: David Sparks Author, Presentations* MacSparky.com and MacPowerUsers.com David last appeared on episode #119 to help us get control of our email. Memorize the opening and the closing of your presentation Nail the beginning. Close strong. Utilize an…
158: How To Lead The Millennials, with Chip Espinoza
Sep 14, 2014
Have you struggled with the generation gap between you and today’s younger employees? Do you find millennials to be a challenge to lead? You’re not alone and today, some proven principles and practical actions you can take to engage the millennial…
157: Why It’s Essential To Struggle With Learning
Sep 7, 2014 • 25 min
Do you find yourself struggling with changing your behavior? Real learning is hard, but keeps you from making the same mistake again. I wrote this article a few months ago: Sorry, I Don’t Love Learning Have you seen this scene in the Matrix? I mentioned…
156: How To Stay Motivated and More Community Questions
Sep 1, 2014
Bonni and I tackle questions from the Coaching for Leaders community on staying motivated and many other topics. Guest: Bonni Stachowiak TeachingInHigherEd.com ´┐╝Question from Gabriel [Audio] I recommended episode #144: How We Do Things Around Here To Get…
155: Three Strategies To Build Talent In Your Organization, with Mark Allen
Aug 24, 2014 • 39 min
Mark Allen: Aha Moments In Talent Management Mark Allen is a professor at Pepperdine University and author of The Corporate University Handbook* and The Next Generation of Corporate Universities*. He just released his newest book, Aha Moments in Talent…
154: Eight Ways To Use Power For Good
Aug 17, 2014 • 29 min
Dave Stachowiak: Eight Types of Power A brief word from Power vs. Force* by David Hawkins In 1959, French & Raven identified several types of power in their research: 1. Reward power Giving something of value 2. Expert power Knowledge, competence, and…
153: Where To Start With Succession Planning, with Bill Bliss
Aug 11, 2014 • 37 min
Bill Bliss: Success In the C-Suite Bill last appeared on episode #118: What’s The Difference Between Management and Leadership Myths and stopping points of succession planning The organization is only mine (I own it) The organization is too small I don’t…
152: Where Are You Going In Your Career and More Community Questions
Aug 4, 2014
What do you want to be doing 5 years from now? It’s the first Monday of the month, and we tackle that question and more on today’s question and answer show. Guest: Bonni Stachowiak Bonni mentioned the This American Life show titled Trends With Benefits,…
151: How To Be More Productive, with Tim Stringer
Jul 27, 2014 • 36 min
Many of us struggle with being more productive. Here are four steps we can all take to get better results. Guest: Tim Stringer Holistic Productivity Online Courses LearnOmniFocus.com “There’s only two problems in life. Either you don’t know where you’re…
150: Three Steps to Take After You Conduct a Survey, with Bonni Stachowiak
Jul 20, 2014 • 36 min
The three key steps to take after you conduct a survey, with the recent Coaching for Leaders listener survey as our case study. Guest: Bonni Stachowiak 1. Thank people Dave used Surveymonkey.com for the listener survey 2. Share the results Resources for…
149: An Astronaut’s Guide To Life On Earth, with Chris Hadfield
Jul 14, 2014 • 29 min
When we think of successful people, astronauts are often fairly high on the list. Chris Hadfield flew on two space shuttles and commanded the international space station. Here’s here today to share wisdom from his success that will help all of us us,…
148: The Four Critical Stories Leaders Need For Influence, with David Hutchens
Jul 6, 2014 • 39 min
David Hutchens: The Storytelling Leaders Leaders often hear about influence through storytelling, but don’t know where to start. David Hutchens shares four stories to tell and how to get started. “It’s more important to tell a strategic story, to tell the…
147: How To Be More Creative – Todd Henry of Accidental Creative
Jun 30, 2014
Creativity isn’t the first thing that I hear most leaders wanting to get better at. However, most of us can reap huge rewards by being more creative. On today’s how, why we should care about creativity and how to get better at it. Guest: Todd Henry…
146: Three Things To Stop Doing In Leadership
Jun 22, 2014
Perspective from Steve Richardson, author of Become a Better Leader in 30 Days*, on what to stop doing in leadership. Guest: Steve Richardson Author, Become A Better Leader in 30 Days* “All leaders manage, but not all managers lead.” -Steve Richardson…
145: Improve Your Writing With Practical Typography, with Matthew Butterick
Jun 16, 2014 • 42 min
Matthew Butterick: Practical Typography Written communication may say as much about you as what you wear. Typography is more than just font. Matthew’s rankings of common system fonts Book resource: Garner’s Modern American Usage* by Bryan Garner Mark…
144: How We Do Things Around Here for Results, with Kent Rhodes
Jun 8, 2014 • 48 min
Kent Rhodes: The Family Business Consulting Group Culture is how we do things around here. The three Levels of Culture from Edgar Schein Artifacts Espoused values Underlying assumptions Culture is difficult to identify when you are inside of it.…
143: How to Get Way Better at Accepting Feedback, with Sheila Heen
Jun 1, 2014 • 43 min
You may have received training on giving feedback, but do you maximize how you receive it? On this show, discover how to get way better at accepting feedback. Guest: Sheila Heen Author with Douglas Stone of Thanks for the Feedback: The Science and Art of…
142: The Way to Lead After a Workplace Loss, with Andrew Stenhouse
May 28, 2014 • 41 min
We’ve talked a lot on this show about what to do in challenging situations. Today, what to do when the worst happens. Guest: Andrew Stenhouse, Ed.D. Dean, School for Graduate and Professional Studies Vanguard University of Southern California Loss is…
141: How To Increase Your Leadership Confidence and More Community Questions
May 27, 2014
Bonni and I respond to community questions this week on increasing your leadership confidence and a number of other topics. Guest: Bonni Stachowiak, Ed.D. Mishal in Saudia Arabia: How do you increase self-confidence as a new leader? Phil in the UK: What…
140: How To Work With Multiple Bosses
May 12, 2014
As organizations ask people to collaborate more and more across virtual teams both internally and externally, many of us find ourselves reporting to lots of different people. On today’s show, how to balance it all and focus in the right places, when…
139: How To Maximize Team Performance, with Susan Gerke
May 5, 2014 • 58 min
Susan Gerke: GO Team Resources This model originates with Bruce Tuckman in the 1960’s Forming Storming Norming Performing Susan and I discuss the issues at each stage above and the actions that both team members and leaders can take in order to maximize…
138: The Four Unique Types of Teams, with Susan Gerke
Apr 28, 2014 • 59 min
Susan Gerke: GO Team Resources Teams are different and unique Purpose Structure Stage of Development Membership Leadership When you are trying to figure out how to lead a team, 2 models can be very helpful. Types of Teams Interdependence degree of…
137: The Power Of Servant Leadership, with John Dickson
Apr 21, 2014 • 51 min
John Dickson: Spokane County, Washington Here’s a link to the Lean Fighter article John mentioned about some of the work he contributed to at Boeing John mentioned the learning organization that was articulated by Peter Senge. This model was made popular…
136: How To Create Leadership Connections in The Smallest of Moments with TouchPoints from Douglas Conant
Apr 14, 2014
For many of us, our tendency is to minimize our daily interruptions so we can get more done. On today’s show, my guest Douglas Conant helps us all recognize why these moments are critical in our work as leaders and how we can best utilize them. Guest:…
135: How To Get The Most Out Of Training
Apr 7, 2014
This week, we dedicate the entire show to community questions about training. Guest: Bonni Stachowiak (@bonni208) Question from Jordan I am a young manager (mid-20’s). My job requires training large amounts of staff on software and technology. Many of the…
134: The Secret To Happiness
Mar 30, 2014 • 20 min
While many things contribute to happiness, one key attitude shift in how we talk and think about our activities will help us be much happier. “Happiness isn’t doing what you like, it’s liking what you do.” -Quote on my dad’s desk Vance Caesar was one of…
133: The Five Elements Of Your Personal Brand, with Heather Backstrom
Mar 24, 2014 • 46 min
We all know what corporate brands are, but do you have clarity on your own, personal brand? Today, we examine the five elements of an effective personal brand with executive coach Heather Backstrom. Guest: Heather Backstrom HeatherBackstrom.com Executive…
132: How Improve The Quality Of Your Connectedness with Jennifer Deal of the Center for Creative Leadership
Mar 17, 2014
Being connected is great, right until it’s not. How to improve the quality of your connectedness with an expert from the Center for Creative Leadership. Guest: Jennifer Deal, Ph.D Center for Creative Leadership Author, Always On, Never Done: Don’t Blame…
131: How To Control Your Emotions and Take The Next Step
Mar 10, 2014
Bonni and I respond to community questions on taking the next step in difficult situations. First question from Khrist and a few suggestions from us: Recognize your hot buttons or trigger point Avoid handling things in the midst of anger and emotion, if…
130: Your Two Biggest Critics And How To Handle Them
Mar 3, 2014
What do you do when you’re the target of criticism? Here are the two kinds of critics that show up at work in the workplace and also how to address them. It all comes back to Mathnet Two kinds of critics The bully The champion Why you need your critics…
129: How To Create A Personal Knowledge Management System, with Bonni Stachowiak
Feb 24, 2014 • 49 min
“Knowledge management is a set of processes, individually constructed, to help each of us make sense of our world and work more effectively.” -Harold Jarche Capture Capturing through the stream Twitter Some social media Live TV Live radio Capturing…
128: Four Practices For Leading An Effective Meeting
Feb 17, 2014
If you do these four things with consistency at the meetings you lead, you’ll get vastly better results from the investment you are making in meeting time. Worst offenses Trying to come up with a topic to talk about Let’s share what’s going on (without…
127: Why Talking About Your Mistakes Helps You Lead Better
Feb 10, 2014
Have you considered telling the people you lead about the mistakes you’ve made? On this show, why you lead better when you share your mistakes. “Talk about your own mistakes before criticizing the other person.” -Dale Carnegie Here are the benefits to…
126: How To Be Interesting When Pitching An Idea
Feb 3, 2014
You’ve probably heard that time-honored advice when giving a speech. Tell ’em what you’re going to tell them, tell ’em, tell ’em what you told them. On today’s show, what that’s lousy advice and how you can do better. Here’s some advice that many of us…
125: How To Tackle Time Management and More Community Questions
Jan 27, 2014
Many of us struggle with making time to prioritize the things that are most rewarding to us and our careers. On today’s show, we tackle the topic of time management through the questions from the community. Plus, responses to questions on additional…
124: How To Get What You Really Want Out Of Conflict, with Bonni Stachowiak
Jan 20, 2014 • 42 min
So you’re in the midst of conflict and frustrated with the other party. What can you do get what you really want? On today’s show, Bonni Stachowiak joins me to discuss the path to get there. Guest: Bonni Stachowiak Bonni and I discussed three steps for…
123: The Practical Pursuit Of Work-Life Balance, with John Corcoran
Jan 13, 2014 • 69 min
If you Google the phrase “work-life balance” you’ll get 265 million hits. There’s lots of information on this so called balance, but not as much on the practical perspective of what works and doesn’t for people. Today, my guest John Corcoran and I tackle…
122: How To Create Joy At Work With Richard Sheridan of Menlo Innovations and Joy, Inc.
Jan 5, 2014
What if you loved starting your work most days? What if you were able to create a workplace where people felt joy? Our guest today leads a place that Inc. Magazine has called, “The most joyful company in America,” and is here to inspire us to do more for…
121: The Value Of Blunders For Brilliant Progress with Dr. Mario Livio
Dec 30, 2013
A lot of us fear making mistakes, but mistakes are such an important part of the process in moving forward. Today, you’ll hear why this is important even for (and maybe especially for) the most successful thinkers and doers. Guest: Dr. Mario Livio Author,…
120: How Do I Manage My Former Peers and More Community Questions
Dec 23, 2013
How do I manage my former peers? Should I get an MBA? What can I do to get my organization to train people? I tackle these and more community questions on today’s show. If you have a question for a future Coaching for Leaders Q&A show, be sure to submit…
119: How To Get Control Of Your Email, with David Sparks
Dec 16, 2013
Has email taken over your life? If you’re like me, is certainly can often. Today, I welcome David Sparks of MacSparky.com to teach us how to get better control of this communication medium. Guest: David Sparks of MacSparky.com Author of Email* and…
118: What’s The Difference Between Management And Leadership?
Dec 9, 2013
What is the difference between management and leadership? Do you know? Do you care? Today I welcome executive coach Bill Bliss from Bliss & Associates, Inc. to share his wisdom and experience with us about the distinction. After listening to this episode,…
117: How to Delegate Work Effectively
Dec 2, 2013 • 43 min
I’ve been getting asked a lot in the past few weeks: OK, how do I delegate effectively? On today’s show, how to delegate work and the seven steps you should follow if you want to get the best results for your team and the organization. I spoke about the…
116: How To Cultivate An Attitude Of Gratitude
Nov 25, 2013
You might be thinking about giving thanks this week, but how’s your overall attitude about gratitude? In this episode, I share five ways you can adjust your attitude to work for the better. How To Cultivate An Attitude Of Gratitude Before we start:…
115: How To Create and Track Effective Leadership Habits, with Tony Stubblebine
Nov 18, 2013 • 47 min
Tony Stubblebine: CEO and Founder of Coach.me Article mentioned by Tony early in the show: Do You Suffer From Decision Fatigue by John Tierney I’ve created the Lift coaching plan 30 Days To Be A More Respected Manager Join the plan at…
114: How To Maintain Trust During Rumors And More Community Questions
Nov 11, 2013
Your questions and our answers. Join us for the first all question and answer show for the Coaching and Leaders community. Question from Jay: “I’m on the board of an organization that is run by two partners. One partner is really a people person. The…
113: Four Practical Ways To Get Into Leadership
Nov 3, 2013
Let’s say you want to get into leadership…where do you start? On today’s show, how to start leading if you haven’t done it before. I begin with a question from a #CFLshow community member and detail four practical ways that you can get into leadership for…
112: Dale Carnegie Was Right About What To Do When You’re Wrong, with Bonni Stachowiak
Oct 28, 2013 • 32 min
We all want to be right, but of course we are sometimes wrong. The advice from Dale Carnegie almost a century ago is as good today as its ever been. I welcome back Bonni Stachowiak to explore why when you are wrong, you should admit it quickly and…
111: Wise Words That Can Help You Lead
Oct 20, 2013
Once in awhile, someone says something cool that we take throughout our lives to help us lead. On this show, wise words that can help you influence better. I share four stories that will help you lead more effectively. First story Take small bits of…
110: Five Sure-Fire Ways To Scale Your Leadership
Oct 14, 2013
Those of us who have responsibility to lead often find ourselves getting overwhelmed with all we need to do. On this episode, I welcome #CFLshow community member and experienced leader Jim Lynch to the show to discuss five sure-fire ways to scale your…
109: Seven Online Tools That Will Help You Do Your Best Work
Oct 7, 2013
Technology is great, but only if it helps you work better. On this episode, I share 7 online tools that I use and will help you get the most of our your time. I currently use them all daily in my work and I’m excited to share their benefits with you. My…
108: How To Improve Your Writing With Grammar Girl and Grammar Pop
Sep 30, 2013
A number of people who listen to this show want to be better writers, since I’ve received a few requests for this topic. On this episode, how to improve your grammar and usage so you can communicate effectively in writing…and who better to teach us than…
107: Three Steps To Soliciting Feedback, with Tom Henschel
Sep 23, 2013 • 42 min
Tom Henschel: The Look & Sound of Leadership Many of us are told time and time again in our careers that we should be asking for feedback from the people we work with and manage. However, a lot of us mess it up. On today’s show, 3 steps to soliciting…
106: How To Create Your Personal Networking Plan, with John Corcoran
Sep 16, 2013 • 41 min
The vast majority of us both want and need a strong professional network to support our career and leadership success…but a lot of us don’t know where to start. On this episode, I welcome former white house speechwriter John Corcoran to teach us how to…
105: How To Find A Mentor
Sep 9, 2013 • 40 min
Dave Stachowiak: Coaching for Leaders In Greek mythology, Mentor was a friend of Odysseus and was placed in charge of his son Telemachus when Odysseus left for war. Merriam-Webster’s dictionary calls a mentor, “A trusted counselor or guide.” What do you…
104: How To Maintain Control When Completely Overwhelmed
Sep 2, 2013
It’s a busy time of the year for many of us and perhaps you’re struggling with overwhelm recently and#8211; or maybe you feel out of control already. On today’s show, you’ll discover how to maintain control when completely overwhelmed.
103: Sin by Silence, with Olivia Klaus
Aug 26, 2013 • 48 min
Olivia Klaus: Sin By Silence Inside the California Institution for Women, the first inmate initiated and led group in U.S. prison history, shatters the misconceptions of domestic violence. Convicted Women Against Abuse (CWAA) was created in 1989 to help…
102: Seven Things To Ask The People You’ll Be Managing
Aug 19, 2013
Are you taking on a role as a new manager? Do you know what to say in your first conversations with members of the team? Many new managers recognize the importance of early conversation with the people they will manage, but they don’t always know how to…
101: How to Get the Most From LinkedIn, with Donna Schilder
Aug 12, 2013 • 47 min
Do you have a LinkedIn profile? Is it up to date? Do you get any benefit from it? If not, on today’s show you’ll learn how to get the most from LinkedIn to help you network, build your brand, and influence the world. I welcome back Donna Schilder who…
100: Community Success – How This Show Has Helped You
Aug 5, 2013
It’s the two year anniversary of the show! On this episode, I turn the microphone to you and share how the #CFLshow community has benefitted from this show over 100 episodes. If you’re checking out the show for the first time, it’s also a great way to…
99: Succeeding Through Unexpected Change
Jul 29, 2013
One of the most common times that we seek to reinvent ourselves in during a time of great change. While we all like to control change, we also know that sometimes big change comes when we least expect it. Today I welcome colleague and friend Nancy…
98: Five Rules For Your New Leadership Role, with Pam Fox Rollin
Jul 22, 2013 • 46 min
Pam Fox Rollin: 42 Rules For Your New Leadership Role Author, 42 Rules For Your New Leadership Role Principal & Executive Coach, IdeaShape @PamFR Discover More Activate your free membership for full access to the entire library of interviews since 2011,…
97: Three Ways To Reinvent Your Career With Donna Schilder
Jul 15, 2013
I received a lot of notes recently from community members who are using the term “reinventing themselves” to describe their current career activities. Many of us reach points in our careers where we decide to look inward to determine if we’re on the path…
96: How To Get Buy-In For A New Initiative
Jul 8, 2013
Most of us will either ask to or be called upon to roll out a new initiative sometime in our careers. My guest Christina Kull Martens and her team successfully launched the greeNG initiative at the Northrop Grumman Corporation. Today, you’ll learn how…
95: Ten Ways To Reduce Distractions And Be More Productive
Jul 1, 2013
The more successful we become, the more likely we will get distracted by other people and priorities. Every effective leader learns how to manage distractions so they can be more productive. Lynn Coffman and Michael Valentine from Coffman Valentine &…
94: What To Do When Managing Without Authority
Jun 23, 2013 • 28 min
You simply can’t manage without the appropriate amount of authority. In this show, I walk you through six things you can do if you find yourself in this situation. In addition, this is a good check-point for ourselves as leaders to ensure we aren’t…
93: Gary Takacs on How To Lead In a Professional Practice
Jun 17, 2013
Gary Takacs has been helping dentists become better business leaders for virtually his entire career. He is an expert in professional practice management and helps dentists to learn how to grow and develop their business and leadership skills so they can…
92: Barry Schwartz on How to Tap Into Your Practical Wisdom
Jun 10, 2013
Leadership is often most challenging when the path forward is not clear. In this week’s episode, I talk with Barry Schwartz, author of the book Practical Wisdom: The Right Way To Do the Right Thing to help us discover how we can make better decisions as…
91: How to Listen When Someone Is Venting, with Mark Goulston
Jun 3, 2013 • 35 min
Mark Goulston: Real Influence Check out Mark’s article on this same topic on the Harvard Business Review blog Three three-step process that Mark recommended: 1. What are you most frustrated about? 2. What are you most angry about? 3. What are you really…
90: How to Interpret Your StrengthsFinder and CliftonStrengths Results, with Steve Dosier
May 27, 2013 • 37 min
On episode #89, I welcomed Steve Dosier, a StrengthsFinder expert formerly of Gallup and now with Blue Star Intel, to teach us about the history of CliftonStrengths (formerly StrengthsFinder). This week, he takes Bonni and I through our StrengthsFinder…
89: The Value of the StrengthsFinder Assessment, with Steve Dosier
May 20, 2013 • 33 min
CliftonStrengths (formerly StrengthsFinder) is one of the most popular instruments utilized in corporate training and coaching programs. In this episode, I welcome Steve Dosier, a StrengthsFinder expert formerly of Gallup and now with Blue Star Intel, to…
88: Creating Meaning and Significance
May 13, 2013
Meaning and significance goes way past how much money you make and the title you hold. Most lasting happiness is tied to the larger picture. In this episode, Bonni and I look at the importance of goal-setting and life planning, in order to help you get on…
87: How to Lead Virtually
May 5, 2013
Almost everyone who leads is doing more influencing of people through technology. Many of us are even working remotely or managing others who work remotely. In this show, I welcome Loren Kousaie from Microsoft to speak about his extensive experience in…
86: How to Hire Smart
Apr 29, 2013
Virtually all leaders in organizations are called upon to manage (or at least be part of) the hiring process. In this episode, Bonni and I look at some common mistakes made in the hiring process and some straightforward things you can do to get better…
85: Ten Ways to Pick Yourself Up When You’re Beaten Down
Apr 22, 2013
When we get beaten down, it’s important for us to take actions that will pick us back up. In this show, I suggest ten things that you can do to pick yourself up after a difficult day, week, or month. If you are feeling beaten down right now, I challenge…
84: The Surprising Truth About Influencing Others, with Daniel Pink
Apr 15, 2013 • 29 min
Daniel Pink: To Sell is Human Daniel Pink is the author of several bestselling books on the changing world of work. He recently released his newest book, To Sell Is Human, which is also now a bestseller. In this episode, Daniel joins me to speak about his…
83: Seven Ways To Stop And Think
Apr 8, 2013
Many of us work in organizations and cultures where there is a bias to action and “doing things” continuously. Sadly, taking time to think is becoming a lost art - yet many of us benefit from it tremendously when we take the time to do it. In this show, I…
82: How to Attract and Grow an Online Network, with Lynette Young
Apr 1, 2013 • 40 min
Lynette Young: Google+ for Small Businesses Virtually everyone wants to build their professional network, but few people are truly effective at doing it in person - and many believe it’s ever more challenging online. On this episode, I welcome Lynette…
81: Why Personal Leadership Is Great Business
Mar 25, 2013
When any of us are seeking better results, our first inclination is often to explore how we can change others. In reality, one of the best changes we can make is to first look at ourselves. In this episode, I welcome Jamie Welsh from Red Willow Group to…
80: Ten Steps to Create a Recognition Program, with Michelle Smith
Mar 18, 2013 • 39 min
Michelle Smith: O.C. Tanner Vice President, Business Development for O.C. Tanner The 10 steps we discuss: Strategic planning Understand your audience Fact finding Program structure Communication Type of awards Budget Measurement Tracking Analysis Discover…
79: Benefits You Get From A Recognition Program, with Michelle Smith
Mar 11, 2013 • 36 min
Michelle Smith: O.C. Tanner Vice President, Business Development for O.C. Tanner Discover More Activate your free membership for full access to the entire library of interviews since 2011, searchable by topic.
78: How To Control Worry
Mar 4, 2013
Towards the end of his life, Mark Twain famously said, “I’m an old man and I’ve known many troubles, most of which never happened.” Like Twain, many of us find ourselves captivated by worry on a regular basis. In this episode, we’ll take a look at this…
77: Leading With Purpose
Feb 25, 2013
Some people live about 90 years. Some people live one year, 90 times. Which one are you and how does it affect your leadership of others and yourself? In this episode, my guest Heather Backstrom and I discuss the topic of purpose and how clarity of…
76: How To Handle People Who Smell
Feb 18, 2013
Sometimes things show up in the workspace that we don’t want and didn’t anticipate. In this episode, my guest Jacquelyn Thorp and I discuss what to do when someone on your team smells and is causing issues for colleagues. Jacquelyn brings her experience…
75: Are You Making These Mistakes When Pitching A Great Idea?
Feb 11, 2013
Bringing smart ideas to the table isn’t enough; we also need to be able to sell those ideas. The best idea communicated poorly will fare much worse than a mediocre idea communicated well. In this episode, I’ll examine what you can do to help your ideas…
74: The Importance of Communication in Family Business, with JoAnne Norton
Feb 4, 2013 • 35 min
JoAnne Norton: Family Business Consulting Group Family businesses account for 60% of all jobs in the United States and 98% of all companies elsewhere. The dynamics of family business are unique and communication becomes even more critical. In this…
73: The Secret To Success At Conferences, with Charles Max Wood
Jan 28, 2013 • 37 min
As our careers grow, we get more and more opportunities to attend conferences. Most people fail to maximize what they can gain from a conference. In this episode, I interview experienced conference-goer and speaker Charles Max Wood of Ruby Rogues and…
72: How To Talk To People On Their Birthdays
Jan 21, 2013
What does a groundhog have to do with how to talk to people on their birthdays? In this episode, Bonni and I tell you how, and also give plenty of direction on how to connect with people in genuine ways on birthdays (or any other days that are important…
71: Why We Are Stubborn and How to Fix It
Jan 14, 2013
Bonni and I get together on this episode to examine some ways we’ve been stubborn as leaders, why it happens, and what we can do about it. We also discuss how we can work to prevent getting into this ineffective pattern. Community Feedback USA: (949)…
70: How 3 Words Can Drive Your Development This Year
Jan 7, 2013
The New Year is a natural time to think about renewal and how to be more effective as a leader. However, some of the typical things many of us do with New Year’s resolutions often end in failure - 88% of the time, according to one study. I look at how…
69: How To Get It All Done, Even In The Midst Of Chaos
Dec 24, 2012
All of us are trying to be effective while handling some level of chaos, yet some are more efficient in getting it all done than others. Dave responds to a listener question and gives suggestions for how to get it all done when the reason you aren’t…
68: What Not To Say
Dec 17, 2012
It’s understandable that many of us would want to take positive actions to be an effective leader. While positive steps are important, our experience has been that first stopping the things that aren’t working will get you faster results. In this week’s…
67: How To Be Concise
Dec 10, 2012 • 21 min
All of us are being bombarded by so much information and data that we can barely keep up. If we want to be able to influence more effectively, we need to be able to do it concisely. Bonni and I discuss strategies for making this happen. Community Feedback…
66: Seven Ways To Survive Performance Reviews
Dec 3, 2012
I’ve come to the conclusion over the years that pretty much nobody likes performance reviews. Either you are having great dialogue and development conversations with people already and might not need them - or you are forced into conversations that don’t…
65: How to Prepare A Speech Without Panicking
Nov 26, 2012
Many of the clients I’ve worked with over the years would rather skip presenting all together. That’s not reality if you want to advance (or keep) your career these days, so a lot of people begin presentation planning with panic. In this episode, I give…
64: Eight Ways to Get Results By Managing Up
Nov 16, 2012
Every one of us must face the challenge of influencing someone who managers us. While some people have a natural talent for this, most of us have a hard time getting started since doing this well is more of an art than a science. In this episode, Bonni…
63: Practical Advice for Mentoring
Nov 12, 2012
Two weeks ago we looked at how to start a mentoring program. This week, I welcome listener Kurt Allebach who has tons of experience in running and starting mentoring programs to provide more practical perspective on this topic. If you are a mentor,…
62: Great Leadership Stories
Nov 5, 2012
Effective leaders learn from the good practices of other leaders in order to be more effective. In this special episode, I turn the reigns over to our community to share stories about great leadership moments that were meaningful to them. Join me for five…
61: How to Start a Mentoring Program, with Stella Cowan
Oct 29, 2012 • 39 min
A great mentoring program can help both the organization and its people achieve incredible results. In this episode, I welcome mentoring expert Stella Cowan to discuss what leaders should consider when designing and implementing a formal mentoring program…
60: If You Are Going to Fail, Fail Forward
Oct 22, 2012 • 42 min
Interview with listener Stefan Three lessons from Stefan’s story: The importance of leaders to be willing to admit mistakes Why creating results over time helps you stand out from the crowd The power of a long-term vision Discover More Activate your free…
59: Seven Principles for Leading People Older Than You, with Bonni Stachowiak
Oct 15, 2012 • 34 min
Bonni Stachowiak: Teaching in Higher Ed Bonni Stachowiak is the host of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast, a professor of business and management at Vanguard University, and my life partner. Prior to her academic career, Bonni was a human resources…
58: How to Stop Worrying and Start Leading
Oct 8, 2012
I wish I could tell you that I’ve always felt confident as a leader, but I used to be a real scaredy cat. In this episode, I discuss six ways that I learned to have more confidence in my leadership abilities and not be consumed by the fear and worry about…
57: Six Mistakes That I Have Made Podcasting
Oct 1, 2012
It sure would be nice if we could all learn to be more effective leaders without making any mistakes. However, while none of us would wish for mistakes, many of us learn the most from past missteps. In this episode, I talk about the value of mistakes and…
56: Four Ways to Lead Virtually
Sep 24, 2012
Almost all of us are doing more virtually than we ever have before - and that includes our leadership responsibilities. Virtual leadership has become the norm in many organizations and leaders have had to adapt in order to influence effectively across…
55: How to Lead in a Crisis
Sep 17, 2012
Leaders face difficult situations when their organizations struggle through budgetary challenges. My guest, Dr. Carol Taylor, is all too familiar with such challenges and tells the story of the crisis that faced Vanguard University when she was appointed…
54: How Authentic Leaders Apologize
Sep 10, 2012
Authentic leaders know that there’s more to an apology than simply the words “I’m sorry” - although that’s a good starting point. Mistakes are inevitable, but few leaders are able to communicate a genuine apology. This week, Bonni Stachowiak returns to…
53: Get Results from People With 3 Simple Steps
Sep 3, 2012
Getting results isn’t always easy, but the process is simple. In this episode, I’ll review the 3 steps that you need to get the best results from the people you lead. I’ll also point out many of the common mistakes that lots of us make when trying to…
52: Seven Ways to Handle Complainers
Aug 27, 2012
If you are doing any type of serious leadership, you are going to hear complaining. As I discuss in this episode, complaining isn’t always a bad thing, but you need to handle it appropriately as a leader. In this episode, I discuss seven ways to handle…
51: How Storytelling Helps You Lead, with Sandie Morgan
Aug 20, 2012 • 40 min
Questions are the language of coaches. Stories are the language of leaders. In this episode, I welcome Sandie Morgan, Director of the Global Center for Women & Justice at Vanguard University of Southern California, to speak about how she utilizes…
50: Five Leadership Lessons Learned from Luke
Aug 13, 2012
It’s been a full year since I launched Coaching for Leaders, so in this special anniversary episode, Bonni and I look at a more personal topic: what leadership lessons we’ve learned from our son Luke in the first six months of his life. As you’ll see, the…
49: Six Ways to Lead People Without a Formal Title
Aug 6, 2012
Almost all of us are put into leadership roles where we need to influence people that we can’t bark orders to. It’s essential for all of us to learn how to lead without a formal title. In this episode, I explore 6 things you can do to lead others outside…
48: How to Lead When Someone is Driving You Nuts
Jul 30, 2012
All of us would like to believe that we can lead in such a way where people would never drive us nuts. Of course, that’s not reality - and we’ve all had to deal with people many times that push our buttons in all the wrong ways. In this episode, I share a…
47: How Your Personality Deals with the World
Jul 23, 2012
Everyone interacts with the world differently, but there are two broad ends of the spectrum that can help us understand how we see the world and how we can support those that we lead. In this episode, we’ll look extensive at the judging-perceiving…
46: Personality Preferences and Decision-Making
Jul 16, 2012
We all make decision as leaders, but we don’t all make decisions the same way. Our personalities influence what becomes important and prominent in our decision-making. In this episode, I explore the two dichotomies that help explain how we make decisions.…
45: How Leaders and Followers Take in Information
Jul 9, 2012
Everyone takes in information differently. Our personalities influence what we see and don’t see. In this episode, I explore the two dichotomies that help explain how people take in information. Then, I discuss strategies leaders can use with folks who…
44: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking, with Susan Cain
Jul 2, 2012 • 32 min
Susan Cain: Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking Those of us who have a preference for introversion often are misunderstood by colleagues and organizations. In this episode, we explore how introverts can bring value to…
43: How to Lead Extraverts and Introverts
Jun 25, 2012
While we all enjoy many aspects of our personality, most of us trend towards either extraversion or introversion in how we engage with the world. In this episode, Dave & Bonni Stachowiak discuss this dichotomy, how to lead those who have preferences in…
42: How to Gain Insight Into Personality
Jun 18, 2012
Every leader will ultimately engage and develop people who have different personality preferences than they do. Too often, we lead others they way we would like to be led. In this episode, Bonni & Dave Stachowiak introduce the personality series and…
41: How to Stop Abusing PowerPoint
Jun 11, 2012
For better or worse, Microsoft PowerPoint has become our default method of framing much of what we present visually to others. While PowerPoint brings many advantages to presenters, it can also serve as a crutch when we don’t utilize it well to enhance…
40: How to Get Noticed in a Noisy World, with Michael Hyatt
Jun 4, 2012 • 27 min
There are few people who are better examples of getting noticed in a noisy world than Michael Hyatt. Michael is the voice behind MichaelHyatt.com and his blog attracts more than 300,000 unique readers each month. He joins me on today’s episode to discuss…
39: How Five Fundamentals Ensure You’ll Present with Power
May 28, 2012
The content of your presentation is always going to be most important, but how you deliver your message to the audience is a close second. In this episode, I examine 5 fundamentals that if you can use successfully, will help you to get your message across…
38: How to Build a Good Presentation
May 21, 2012 • 33 min
Some people have heard that myth that how you look is more important than what you say. In this episode, I address this myth, describe in detail why what you say is the most important part of your presentation, and give practical advice for how to…
37: Three Proven Ways to Become a Better Speaker
May 14, 2012
Leaders need to be able to speak confidently, clearly, and concisely to others - yet surveys show that at least 10% of the US population fears public speaking more than death. Even if that isn’t true for you, chances are that you might not be as effective…
36: What Every Leader Ought to Know About Sending People to Training
May 7, 2012 • 37 min
We turn our final episode of our training series to what every leader ought to know about sending people to training. Since episode #30, we’ve learned about many aspects of training, so this week we turn our focus to what you should know (and do) when…
35: How to Hire a Trainer or Training Company, with Aaron Kent
Apr 30, 2012 • 29 min
Aaron Kent: Dale Carnegie In the opening of this episode, I mentioned the book Soar With Your Strengths, which I recommend. This week, I welcome a dear friend and business partner as my guest. Aaron Kent is the President & CEO of Dale Carnegie of Southern…
34: Creating Results With Effective Learning Objectives
Apr 23, 2012
The term “learning objectives” might not show up in our everyday conversations, but it’s an important tool for leaders to use in order to develop others. In this episode, we’ll explain what a learning objective is, how to create an effective one, and how…
33: How to Use Strategy and Evaluation in Training, with Bonni Stachowiak
Apr 16, 2012 • 34 min
Bonni Stachowiak: Teaching in Higher Ed Bonni Stachowiak is the host of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast, a professor of business and management at Vanguard University, and my life partner. Prior to her academic career, Bonni was a human resources…
32: The Best Way to Do On-the-Job Training
Apr 9, 2012 • 31 min
Whether you have access to many training resources or none at all, there is a lot you can do as a leader to train others. In this episode, we’ll examine 5 effective ways you can train the people you lead. Prepare Estimate how much time you will need in…
31: Five Effective Ways to Train the People You Lead
Apr 2, 2012 • 36 min
Whether you have access to many training resources or none at all, there is a lot you can do as a leader to train others. In this episode, we’ll examine 5 effective ways you can train the people you lead. Community Feedback CoachingforLeaders.com/feedback…
30: Six Mistakes Leaders Make Sending People to Training
Mar 26, 2012
Leaders often look to training activities in order to develop people. Training is a wonderful tool for growth, if used correctly. Unfortunately, some very common mistakes are often made. This week, Dave looks at six common mistakes leaders will want to…
29: The Positives and Perils of Multitasking
Mar 19, 2012
Multitasking is talked about lots, but rarely understood. In this week’s episode, Dave welcomes back Bonni Stachowiak to talk about multitasking, both personally and professionally, and what to keep in mind when leading others. Community Feedback…
28: Get Out of People’s Way to Drive Productivity
Mar 12, 2012
Get Out of People’s Way to Drive Productivity is the topic of this week’s show. In episode #27, we looked at what we can do in order to coach others to be productive. Now, we’re turning the focus on ourselves as leaders to examine what we might be going…
27: How To Coach Others To Be More Productive
Mar 5, 2012
We turn our focus to productivity for this first episode of March. Many of the leaders who listen to this show are already productive themselves, but find themselves looking for ways to lead others to be more productive. In this episode, I’ll share some…
26: Ten Ways to Engage People Today
Feb 27, 2012
We’ve been discussing engagement this month and now it’s take to take action. In this episode, I review 10 things you can do today to engage people with your leadership. As you are listening, be sure to commit to take at least one of these actions either…
25: What Search Dogs Teach About Engagement, with Jan Frazee
Feb 20, 2012 • 28 min
Understanding the theory behind engagement is an important first step, but it’s worthless if we don’t also have perspective on how to practically apply engagement in our organizations. This week, I interview Jan Frazee from Southwest Search Dogs. Jan is…
24: Three Ways to Engage Others
Feb 13, 2012
Every leader needs to engage others in order to maximize the potential of the other person and their commitment to the organization. This week, we’re beginning a series on how to engage the people that you lead. My apologies for not airing a show last…
23: Your Annual Action Plan
Jan 30, 2012
This episode puts all the pieces together from our personal leadership series into your 2012 action plan. I discuss in detail how I’ve used the Creating Your Life Plan ebook from Michael Hyatt to bring value to my life. During his 2005 commencement…
22: Creating Your Personal Vision
Jan 23, 2012
Having a powerful vision can mean the difference between mediocrity and clear direction for the future. I welcome special guest Dr. Kirwan Rockefeller, author of Visualize Confidence, in order to help this community create our personal vision. To reach me…
21: Your Strengths and Blind Spots
Jan 16, 2012
Our personality preferences influence every relationship we have, including those where we lead and coach. I welcome special guest and Innovate Learning senior facilitator Susan Gerke to discuss our strengths and blind spots in this episode. To reach me…
20: Your Core Values
Jan 9, 2012
Your core values influence how you view the world and how you interact with others. It’s key that we understand our own core values as part of our series on personal leadership. To reach me with questions, comments, or feedback: CoachingforLeaders.com I…
19: The Case For Personal Leadership
Jan 2, 2012
It’s the new year and an important time to consider ourselves first, so that we can better lead others. This week, I begin a series on personal leadership that will take us through the month of January. To reach me with questions, comments, or feedback:…
18: Five Ways to Support People in Learning
Dec 26, 2011
As leaders, we need to support learning right after it happens. In this episode, I’ll review fives ways you can do this as a leader. To reach me with questions, comments, or feedback: CoachingforLeaders.com/feedback 1) Provide opportunities Find something…
17: Four Ways to Help People Utilize New Skills
Dec 19, 2011
Helping people utilize new skills they are learning is an essential skill for all leaders. In this episode, I’ll examine four ways you can do this as a leader. To reach me with questions, comments, or feedback: CoachingforLeaders.com/feedback REFRAME Move…
16: How to Spend $700 on Your Professional Development
Dec 5, 2011
This week’s topic is how to spend $700 on your professional development. Frances, one of our listeners, contacted me this week to say that she has $700 in a “use it or lose it” budget within the next week and wanted some advice on what to do. Since many…
15: Get Specific With Goals
Nov 28, 2011
Welcome to the fifteenth episode of Coaching Skills for Leaders. This week’s topic: Get Specific With Goals This week I was listening to the HBR IdeaCast and a recent interview with Dr. Heidi Grant Halvorson about her book: 9 Things Successful People Do…
14: Four Leadership Lessons I’m Thankful For
Nov 21, 2011
Welcome to the fourteenth episode of Coaching Skills for Leaders. This week’s topic: Four Leadership Lessons I’m Thankful For “There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.” Shakespeare’s Hamlet, Act 2 To reach me with questions,…
13: How Culture Affects Coaching
Nov 14, 2011
Welcome to the thirteenth episode of Coaching Skills for Leaders. This week’s topic: How Culture Affects Coaching To reach me with questions, comments, feedback: CoachingforLeaders.com/feedback What do we mean by a strong culture? Strong culture:…
12: Five Ways to Have Courage to Coach
Nov 7, 2011
Welcome to the twelfth episode of Coaching Skills for Leaders. This week’s topic: Five Ways to Have Courage to Coach To reach me with questions, comments, feedback: Visit CoachingforLeaders.com/feedback Courage (n) as defined by Merriam-Webster’s…
11: How to Create a Shared Vision
Oct 31, 2011
Welcome to the eleventh episode of Coaching Skills for Leaders. This week’s topic: How to Create a Shared Vision. Also a special welcome back to my favorite guest: Dr. Bonni Stachowiak, President of Innovate Learning. What did you do with the tools from…
10: The Way to Give Constructive Feedback
Oct 24, 2011 • 27 min
Dave Stachowiak: Coaching for Leaders In his book What Got You Here Won’t Get You There, leadership coach Marshall Goldsmith warns against the habit of leaders adding too much value and stifling the motivation of an employee’s independent ideas. He says…
9: How to Land Positive Feedback
Oct 17, 2011
Dave Stachowiak: Coaching for Leaders Weddings are an interesting place to watch people give positive feedback to others. I give a few examples. The problem with feedback is that intentions are good, but that sometimes feedback still comes out…
8: How to Coach the Millennials (Part 2), with Bonni Stachowiak
Oct 10, 2011 • 30 min
Welcome to the eighth episode of Coaching Skills for Leaders! This week’s topic: How to Coach the Millennials (Part 2). One of the biggest challenges I hear from leaders today is how to coach this new generation of young people entering the workforce. I…
7: How to Coach the Millennials, with Gilbert Fugitt
Oct 3, 2011 • 28 min
Welcome to the seventh episode of Coaching Skills for Leaders! This week’s topic: How to Coach the Millennials (Part 1). One of the biggest challenges I hear from leaders today is how to coach this new generation of young people entering the workforce. I…
6: The Importance of Making Time to Coach
Sep 26, 2011
Welcome to the sixth episode of Coaching Skills for Leaders! This week’s topic: The Importance of Making Time to Coach. I begin the show by speaking about my first job out of school and revisiting our coaching definition from episode #2. If you want to…
4: What Is Coaching and Why It’s Different From Other Development Tools
Sep 11, 2011
Welcome to the fourth episode of Coaching Skills for Leaders! Today’s topic: What is coaching and why it’s different from other development tools. Here’s the link I promised to the EDS commercial on building a plane in the air. Visit…
3: Why Teaching Adults is Different than Teaching Kids
Sep 4, 2011
Welcome to the third episode of Coaching Skills for Leaders! Today’s topic: Why teaching adults is different than teaching kids. Visit CoachingforLeaders.com/feedback with questions, comments, or feedback. A brief overview of how teaching fits into…
2: How to Start Coaching Someone
Aug 28, 2011 • 32 min
Welcome to the second episode of Coaching Skills for Leaders! Special guest this week: Matt Ross from Liberty Mutual How did things go with the listening assessment from the first episode? If you missed it, download the PDF here. For questions, comments,…
1: Introduction to Powerful Listening
Aug 19, 2011 • 29 min
Why start this show? A bit of background about me How my doctoral dissertation got me thinking about the importance for leaders to focus on themselves One thing I’ve learned for sure: leaders can make a big difference in the lives of others if they take a…