Bob talks about the place and importance of critical thinking in the leadership toolbox.
Bob talks about strategies we can take to improve eliminating biases in building and leading our teams.
Bob welcomes Megan Morris to the show! They discuss the concept of humble leadership and how it can trigger behaviors that will improve results for your team.
Bob talks about how leaders of a startup may have a different perspective on what leadership actions are most important.
Bob and Alex talk about a list of the top five companies that are know for leadership development. GE, no surprise, is at the top of that list. But there are also important points to consider if you are not in one of these larger corporations, not the least of which is whether or not … Read more
Bob kicks of the second season of the podcast with a welcome and a tribute to the leadership of Lady Vols basketball coach Pat Summitt who passed away this summer. Summit was the winningest coach man or woman at the division one level. She took over the team in 1976 at the age of 22. She went on to win eight national titles, appear in 18 Final Fours, and 1,098 games.
The impact that stress can have on leaders, entrepreneurs, and their teams can be so great that it can let all the air out of the balloon. A recent survey showed that 40% of all workers say that their job is very stressful, 26% say they are very burned out. A quarter of people see their job as the number one stressor in their lives. Has life gotten more stressful? What can this mean for you in all the critical roles of your life?
Bob is proud to welcome Entrepreneur On Fire's John Lee Dumas! John takes time out from his hugely successful Fire Nation to share his thoughts on leadership in the service, in the corporate world, and as an entrepreneur. Are you Labsters ready to ignite?
Bob and Alex talk about engaging your employees. Alex contends that a man's voice can be very soothing, but a woman's voice can be very nurturing. Bob says that the best bosses he has had through his career may have been women. Survey results from Gallup say that women managers are more engaged at work. Female employees prefer female bosses.
Bob and Alex talk about the proposition that being late shouldn't be seen as a fault, but rather as a sign of innate optimism.