Building Authentic Leadership Through Our Capacities With Robert Glazer and Life Lessons From Poker With Alec Torelli

TTL 643 | Building Authentic Leadership

Building Authentic Leadership Through Our Capacities With Robert Glazer and Life Lessons From Poker With Alec Torelli

Culture and authenticity in leadership all contribute to a successful organization. Today, Dr. Diane Hamilton interviews Robert Glazer, the Founder and CEO of Acceleration Partners and the author of Elevate, about building authentic leadership. Bob shares his tactics on developing a healthy and high-performance culture as well as capacity-building towards becoming the leader we ought to be. He also touches on the four capacities necessary for achieving that authentic leader level.

Poker may be an ordinary card game but there are lessons to be learned from it specifically on how we can find strength in luck. Professional poker player, digital entrepreneur, and keynote speaker Alec Torelli joins Dr. Diane Hamilton to discuss his realizations about the harsh realities of the world with regards to luck. Alec takes a deep dive into how poker ties into life especially when it comes to handling failures and setbacks.
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TTL 638 | Miracle At The Hudson

How Miracles Can Define You With David Sanderson

Many would agree that one great moment can change your life forever. In today’s special episode, Dr. Diane Hamilton interviews David Sanderson who is one of the passengers of US Airways Flight 1549 who lived to tell the ‘miracle flight on the Hudson.’ Through his book Moments Matter – How One Defining Moment Can Create a Lifetime of Purpose, he shares the first-hand experience of that miraculous moment. He also talks about reaching out to other survivors and how leadership had led to their miracle. Brace yourself as David gives us a front seat experience of that scary but amazing moment.
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TTL 636 | Building Personal Branding

How To Build Your Personal Branding With S. Renee Smith And Getting Out Of Status Quo Thinking With Christina Blacken

In this day and age, almost everyone and everything that tries to make it big is nothing without branding. However, with so many platforms available, it can be a challenge to create one and put it out there. Host, Dr. Diane Hamilton, guests S. Renee Smith, advisor, coach, and strategic partner to senior leaders, to enlighten us about personal branding, strategic planning, and development. She shares with us key points on how to be likable, credible, and marketable—noting how branding starts with being authentic in who you are and the value you bring.

The power of narratives is in how it influences people to get into a new kind of thinking. As a storyteller herself, Christina Blacken knows this to be true. Her storytelling platform, The New Quo, has been helping high growth leaders get out of the status quo thinking and into creativity and purpose. Christina discusses how leaders should go about cultural change and embody what they are preaching. She then shares doing various social causes and motivating young people to volunteer.
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TTL 629 | Transforming Boardrooms

Transforming Boardrooms: The Right Leaders In The Right Roles With Paul Smith

For companies to become drivers of change, they need to have the right leaders in the right roles within the right structures. Tackling the importance of finding the very people at the top in the boardroom is Paul Smith, Founder and CEO of Future Directors Institute. In this episode, Dr. Diane Hamilton talks to him about addressing the big macro challenge of transforming the boardroom as increasing demand for a new type of company governance is becoming more felt by the day. Paul brings his recently launched book, Right Seat, Right Table, and shares with us a peek into how outsiders can get a seat in the contemporary boardroom. Find out more about what Paul has to say about changing boardrooms into a more diverse environment with future directors who are empowering.
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TTL 625 | Evolving Entrepreneur

The Code Of Trust With Robin Dreeke And The Evolving Entrepreneur With Nathan Kievman

Leadership is not just about leading people but also building a relationship with them. That is the best way to lead according to Robin Dreeke, a retired FBI agent, speaker, and author. Robin shares his experience as a leader by starting with the day he was forced into leadership. He talks about some concepts from his book, The Code of Trust, and offers techniques in developing trust to move forward and build a healthy relationship.

Highly sought-after digital strategist, Nathan Kievman brings a no-nonsense business approach to digital and social strategies, which is that evolving to be a better entrepreneur is the key way to meet any client’s needs. His company, Linked Strategies, is a consulting firm that specializes in measurable client and talent acquisition campaigns, helping companies from around the world find the fastest path to their target market today and then keeping those clients for life. Today, Nathan shares how he got to be an expert in this area, what he’s doing to help organizations, and the near death experience that changed his life.
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TTL 616 | Aligning With Your Purpose

Leadership, Hiring, And Aligning With Your Purpose With Jason Jennings

Leading people and companies to their full potential is what CEOs or leaders ideally do to promote growth. In today’s episode, Diane Hamilton interviews Jason Jennings about the subject of leadership and hiring. Jason has traveled the globe in search of the world’s fastest companies for his landmark debut book called It’s Not the Big That Eat the Small, It’s the Fast That Eat the Slow. As he dives into his book, he also talks about aligning with your purpose or the big “why,” and shares some strategies in hiring and interviewing potential employees and guests. Learn more from Jason’s experiences working with big names like Steve Jobs, and more.
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TTL 601 | Leadership Lessons

How To Efficiently Lead A Team: Leadership Lessons From Dr. John Kotter with Tom Flick

When you want to be a good leader yourself, nothing beats learning from the best. Dr. Diane Hamilton interviews former Pac-10 Conference Player of the Year and an NFL quarterback for seven seasons, Tom Flick, on the lessons he learned from the authority on leadership and change, Dr. John Kotter. Tom narrates how he met Dr. Kotter and shares the amazing leadership lessons he learned from him – from differentiating management and leadership through sports to teaching others how to lead and overcome the challenges that come with it. He also offers his advice for other consultants who aim at helping leaders succeed in a high-level organization. On the side, Tom talks about Greenleaf’s servant leadership and its difference to other leadership styles.
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TTL 595 | Social Change Through Students

Uncovering Bravery Through Brave Masters with Jena Rodriguez and The Changemaker Project: Social Change Through Students with AnnaLise Hoopes

Jena Rodriguez, a business and success strategist and the Founder of Brave Masters – a company committed to accelerating visibility, catapulting profits, and unleashing the entrepreneur’s full potential – shares to us what it means to be a Brave Master. As she dives into how you can step into your power and believe in yourself, she also points out the bravest thing you can do and how you can be more successful by taking that leap and overcoming your fears.

The Changemaker Project aims to train students on how to become exemplary and impactful leaders for the global community. Educator, artist, and entrepreneur AnnaLise Hoopes share more about the program as she talks about her interest in education for social change. Learn more about their education project and understand their cause and future plans as well as discover how you can get involved in today’s episode.
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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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