Strategies for Improving Workplace Behavior and Performance

From Leadership Expert Dr. Diane Hamilton

TTL 587 | Developing Creative Practices

Training Leaders That Develop Creative Practices with Todd Henry and Leveraging HR To Drive Business Results with Ed Krow

One of the biggest problems in any organization or company is when leaders try to lead from a position of control rather than a position of influence. When this happens, you’re not allowing them to own the work, to take risks, and to leverage their unique capabilities. Todd Henry, the Founder of Accidental Creative, says the leader’s role is to develop the team to accomplish new and more interesting kinds of work. Todd teaches leaders and organizations how to establish practices that lead to everyday brilliance. Today, he shares how leaders can develop creative practices within his team and create a leadership culture and philosophy that’s giving people the space to be able to exercise their talent in the way that they’re uniquely capable.

 

The human resource department is one of the most vital parts of any company. Ed Krow, an expert HR strategist, believes that everything starts with the HR and that with poor HR quality of work, the entire company can be compromised. Known as The HR Doctor, Ed turns irrelevant and ineffective HR functions into strategic contributors by aligning HR with the business objectives. He talks about how to find quality HR persons and what steps the HR must go through to efficiently find the right people to hire.

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TTL 586 | Becoming A Great Leader

How To Become A Greater The Drives High Performance Teams with John Spence

There are so many ingredients to producing a great leader who can also produce high performing teams. In this episode, John Spence who is recognized as one of the top business thought leaders and leadership development experts in the world shares his insights on how to become a great leader. Recognizing that leadership is all about dealing with others, John teaches us how to deal with people and the importance of understanding organization culture. Presenting a list on the key characteristics to look for in a leader, he also shares the five keys for creating accountability in your company and reveals the six things why people work where they work.

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TTL 585 | Implementing Beneficial AI

Understanding And Implementing Beneficial AI with Dr. Valerie Morignat and Finding Caregiving/Work Balance In Managing Geriatric Healthcare with John Paul Marosy

AI may seem like the new black, but it’s not new technology. AI has actually been around for 70 years, and it originally meant emulating human level intelligence in machines. Virtual environment and cognition expert and innovation strategy consultant Dr. Valerie Morignat talks about beneficial AI or the use of AI to positively impact the world. Dr. Morignat is also an experienced entrepreneur and executive, a global keynote speaker, and AI ethics and strategy expert. As AI enters its renaissance, she shares her opinion about embracing the technology and what angles we should look at when creating such technology.

Trying to arrange care for your mother, your father, or another older person in your life can be very complex. You have to make sure you’re getting the right answers to the questions on the healthcare side. You also have to figure out how to pay for the care or how to find the right housing options. Factoring into all that is respecting and involving the older person to keep as much autonomy as they possibly can and make their own decisions. John Paul Marosy, a pioneer in the field of aging and caregiving/work balance, talks about the emotional and logistical component of working in geriatric health care. He shares a step by step process to balancing work and family so you can properly care for your elderly.
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TTL 584 | Ideal Corporate Culture

Thriving As An Intrapreneur with Greg Larkin and The Ideal Corporate Culture And Leaders We Need with Mike Evans

The world is rapidly changing, and the corporate realm is right along with it. Every day, there are more and more reasons to question the status quo and break free from the norms that everyone is used to. Intrapreneur Greg Larkin shares the story of how he was able to foresee one of the most devastating financial crisis since the Great Depression and the backlash he received. With his book, This Might Get Me Fired, he imparts the ways a non-entrepreneur can be innovative within his or her organization.

Author and speaker Mike Evans discusses the importance of being open to other perspectives, the role of feedback in cultivating the ideal corporate culture, and the dangers of complacency, citing Blockbuster, Kodak, and Nokia as examples. Mike has developed a unique perspective from over twenty years of working alongside some star-studded list of world renowned thought leaders. A lot of his work ties into of engagement, accountability, perseverance, and alignment. Continue reading “Thriving As An Intrapreneur with Greg Larkin and The Ideal Corporate Culture And Leaders We Need with Mike Evans”

TTL 583 | Experience Design

Making Funny Stories with Steve Gilliland and The Wonders Of Experience Design with Stan Boushouwers

“Steve is what happens when the humor of a stand-up comic collides with the inspiration of motivational speaker.” That is how one newspaper described Steve Gilliland, a top-rated master storyteller and brilliant comedian. A member of the Speaker Hall of Fame, Steve talks about the pivot he made to pursue his greatest passion, speaking. In this episode, he shares his love for his craft – which is to make funny stories, not just funny jokes – and the importance of observation and curiosity in being able to do that.

People’s experience differ from person to person. In the last 25 years, there has been a significant rise in the experience economy. In this episode, Stan Boshouwers takes a deep dive into experience design. Stan studied Cognitive Artificial Intelligence at Utrecht University in The Netherlands. He talks about the future of experience design with artificial intelligence and how this will benefit curious minds. He also introduces his book, Worlds of Wonder: Experience Design for Curious People.
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TTL 582 | Being Nice In Business

Leading With Kindness And Strength with The Nice Girl Fran Hauser

In the business world, being nice is often unfortunately seen as being weak. In this episode, Fran Hauser, a long-time media executive and startup investor, shares the value of being nice and how it’s seen as a disadvantage in the business world. Fran is the bestselling author of The Myth of the Nice Girl where she deconstructs the negative perception of “niceness” that many women struggle with in the business world. In this episode, she gets into how the most effective leaders use both kindness and strength in leading. She also shares how having empathy can hold so much power and encourages the audience to create value in any way they can.

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TTL 581 | Business Coaching

Growth Through Business Coaching with Brad Sugars and The Role Of Self-Awareness To Success with Dr. Tasha Eurich

Having bought broken companies and fixed them, Brad Sugars was known as the “turnaround kid” during his younger days. Now, a big part of his life is writing books and coaching. He started the ActionCOACH brand in 1994 in Brisbane, Australia which is ranked as the Leading Business Coaching Franchise by Entrepreneur magazine and operates in more than 70 countries with over a thousand coaches around the world coaching more than 15,000 businesses. Brad gets into the shift in how people have approached coaching and shares the importance of finding out the best business strategy which will determine the growth factor of your business.

A lot of the things that we assume to be true about self-awareness are actually wrong. What is self-awareness? Where does it come from? Why do we need it and how do we get more of it? Organizational Psychologist Dr. Tasha Eurich has a fifteen-year career where she’s helped thousands of leaders improve their self-awareness and success. She’s built a reputation as a fresh modern voice in the business world by pairing scientific grounding and human behavior with pragmatic approach to professional development. In this episode, Dr. Eurich talks about the benefits of having more aware leaders and how personal development plays a role in it.
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TTL 580 | Military And Politics

Hold Texas, Hold The Nation: Talking Military And Politics with Lieutenant Colonel (Ret) Allen West

The political landscape is buzzing with left and right debates, and it is easy to overlook the vital issues in society. In this episode, Lieutenant Colonel (Ret) Allen West talks military and politics. Lieutenant Colonel (Ret) West is a combat veteran, political commentator, and former Member of the US Congress. He is a Fox News contributor, Senior Fellow of the Media Research Center, contributing columnist, and author. In this special episode, he talks about leadership, making difficult decisions with courage, and how parents can install values and principles that are much-needed in today’s world. He also introduces his most recent book, Hold Texas, Hold the Nation: Victory or Death, where he talks about the shifts in political dialogue in Texas.

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TTL 579 | Emotional Intelligence

How To Get The Bigger Sharks with Rich Lofgren and Addressing The Intelligence Crisis with Joshua Freedman

Power Connector Rich Lofgren shares how he was able to connect with powerful people and how he eventually decided to create his own consulting firm. He recounts how he met Kevin Harrington and how they tried hooking the big sharks together, which they did. Rich also talks about the products that they are trying to get patented and touches on some of their big-time clients whom they met in some huge events.

In a world that has been found to have declining emotional intelligence, just how much of it affects us and will it increase? Emotions researcher and author Joshua Freedman shares his thoughts on that while talking about how he got into artificial and emotional intelligence. As he dives into their study on that field, he notes that emotional intelligence varies by generation, age, gender, and other related aspects. He also gets into how people nowadays are becoming more viable and volatile in a context of increased stress and decreased empathy.
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TTL 578 | Hacking The Human Behavior

Hacking The Human Behavior with Susan Ibitz

You can understand people by simply looking at how they behave. Human behavior hacker Susan Ibitz of Human Behavior Lab has been hacking people for 27 years. Susan talks a little bit about her background, including being dyslexic, studying psychology, and producing a TV show. In this episode, she introduces her technique called hacking which includes face reading, personality assessments, micro-expressions, body language, deception detection, statement analysis, and forensic. Susan says culture equates to intelligence and offers ideas on how to treat other people based on their culture. She also gives examples of how different people from different cultures behave and shares how hacking the human behavior can be used in the hiring process.

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