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Episode 27: The Biggest Mistakes Leaders Make podcast Jun 28, 2022

What is a mistake you witness leaders making more frequently than others?

We are bound to make mistakes as leaders. Some of those mistakes can turn into patterns. And these patterns can really get us in trouble – and make a mess of our teams. Well, let’s stop those patterns before...

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Episode 26: Disagreements and Team Cohesion decision making podcast Jun 21, 2022

We are having a hard time getting through disagreements on the team. What can we do to move through disagreements and create more cohesion?

Let’s take a deeper look at what could be the source of those team disagreements. Which of these is tripping up your team? Or if it’s more than...

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Episode 25: Retaining Creativity As Your Team Grows podcast problem solving team building Jun 14, 2022

Now that we are a bigger team we’ve become more like “silos”. I miss the creative thinking that came naturally to a smaller, adaptable team. What can I do to hold on to that creative thinking?

There is something beautiful and wonderful about the creativity and innovation that...

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Episode 24: What If We Disagree On Direction? decision making podcast Jun 07, 2022

How do I align myself with the leader of my team when I don’t quite agree with the decision or the direction we are going?

Can good things come from disagreeing with someone? I imagine when you hear the word disagreement your brain goes to arguments, positioning, power plays or even broken...

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Episode 23: Strengthening a Disconnected Board podcast team building May 31, 2022

"The impact of the pandemic has left the board less connected to what we are doing in the organization. How can I strengthen relationships with our board of directors."

The tension of many Executive Directors I talk with is the delicate balance of reporting to the board and leading their...

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Episode 22: Impossible Deadlines overwhelm podcast May 24, 2022

"Two employees left my team just before the deadline on a big project. How do I change my approach to meet the deadline?"

We’ve all been there when our carefully laid out plan goes awry because of circumstances outside our control. Our impulse is to dive in more and drive harder to reach...

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Episode 20: Back Pocket Questions to Save the Day communication podcast May 10, 2022

If you ask profound questions … you’ll get profound answers. If you ask shallow questions … you’ll get shallow answers. If you ask no questions … you’ll get no answers at all. 

~Bobb Biehl Master Planning Group International

 Asking...

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Episode 19: Recovering from Mistakes learning styles podcast May 03, 2022

"I know everybody makes mistakes. How can I turn mistakes into opportunities for learning and growth?"

We all make mistakes and sometimes they can be hard to recover from so we tuck them away someplace safe and hope we never make them again. You're probably noticing that it’s not a...

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Episode 18: How Do You Hire the Right One? hiring podcast Apr 26, 2022

Hiring the right person is really tough right now. What do I need to know to hire right and how do I find the right person?

Hiring right now is no joke. Even before the pandemic, hiring was hard work. Finding the right person – especially as a small business or nonprofit – is...

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Episode 17: Can Competition Be Good for a Team? podcast team building Apr 19, 2022

What is motivating to one person isn’t motivating at all to another. And as a leader, you’ve probably figured out that not all incentives work the same. 

“Some people on my team are motivated by competition. How could I nurture a little competition without compromising...

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Episode 16: Talk To Your Boss About Boundaries communication podcast relationships Apr 11, 2022

"I work for a boss who does not have good boundaries around work and time. He expects me to continually live in crisis mode...responding to his urgent requests. How do I set and keep boundaries in my workplace so I don't sacrifice my family or my own health?"

Our last episode Eric Bailey and ...

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Episode 15: Purposeful Boundaries at Work overwhelm podcast Apr 05, 2022

"I work for a boss who does not have good boundaries around work and time. He expects me to continually live in crisis mode...responding to his urgent requests. How do I set and keep boundaries in my workplace so I don't sacrifice my family or my own health?"

My guess is that this kind of...

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