Those of us with senior leadership responsibilities have our heads down every day executing tactics to pursue a strategy. Michael Wieser reminds us that sometimes we need the advice of counsel.
Leadership is in part all about being productive with a high level of efficiency. Doing the important things early in the day is generally a key. This is a big part of getting off to a good start. “Eating the frog first” is the addressing of the most urgent or the most difficult item you have to face.
The fact that leadership skills are needed not just on the job but in every part of our lives is evident this time of year as children and adults alike head back to school. Bob talks about what it takes to be successful both for the high school student heading to college and the working adult heading to school, perhaps for the first time.
Bob welcomes Thomas O’Grady, Host of the Life Unsettled podcast, a self professed entrepreneur at heart, tells his story from being a child chewing gum tycoon to understanding just why there is so much individual struggle in the current economy.
Effective leadership can be undermined by the presence of toxic people within their organization and on their team. Leaders have to be able to recognize these folks and keep them away. Bob and Alex talk about what these people look like.
Bob and Alex discuss an article from Travis Bradberry on office policies that can kill the momentum of a team if not the organization.
Bob and Alex talk about the worst type of leadership, the type that is so bad that people actually quit them, rather than quitting the job itself.
Co host Alex Mossa gives a frank interview on her thoughts on making the decision to leave her current full time job and free-lance in her passion.
Bob and Alex talk about what a liberal arts degree brings to your team and how leaders should expect them to be key contributors.