If a leader has to have a conversation that escalates into an argument, they need to know how to make it a productive one. Bob and Alex talk about approaches to be for effective at making that happen.
Bob and Alex celebrate the Fourth of July by talking about the courage it takes to get your team out of the mire and inspire them. Times that are characterized by businesses sacrificing customer service for the sake of reducing costs call for leaders to transform their teams.
Bob takes a timeout to talk about how we as leaders can frame our thoughts as they relate to the church shootings in Charleston, SC last week.
Bob takes the opportunity today to answer questions he has received about the show! And, for the first time, the actual recording of the Labrador Leadership Podcast is being broadcast live on Periscope!
Having covered the problems with stress in the office, Bob and Alex talk abut the toxic behavior that some people bring to the workplace. Alex suggests that we need strategies to not let them effect your motivation and to go to work happy.
Bob discusses the results of a new study from McKinsey & Company on the behaviors that different the big companies that are successful in the major transformations and those that are not. The details can be over whelming, but they boil down to a few general strategies that we have talked about before.
As the HBO series “Game of Thrones” wraps up its most recent season this past weekend, there is a lot being written about leadership lessons that can be learned from these tales. Bob and Alex raise their eyebrows at that contention but then enjoy a welcome “entertainment break” to talk about just how this popular tale may apply.
Bob shares a list of fourteen steps to follow in life and work that will help leaders keep their bearings on true north.
Bob and Alex review a list of the ten worst leadership lies. It is important to be aware of them and sensitive to them showing up in interactions on your team.
Bob talks about the comparison of core leadership skills and those that are needed in the realm of project management.