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.
Leaders need to not only aware of the message they send with their own body language but how to read the body language nuances of others. Bob and Alex start with the often discussed crossed arms and the message that they send.
Maren Hogan, CEO of Red Branch Media and publisher of Marenated, the blog at Red Branch, comes to Labrador Leadership to talk with Bob about leadership and her own leadership journey. Her own experiences as a chief marketing officer highlight her emerging leadership skills that have brought her to the top of Red Branch.
Bob opens the box on a leader's perspective on emotional intelligence (EI of EQ). He shares the four components of EI and why it is so important.
Bob and Alex work through a list of suggested leadership tips for young entrepreneurs. There is no surprise that hard work is at the top of the list, but it is the second one that is grist for the mill.
Bob sits down with his Dad, Bob Nolley Jr., live from Surf City to talk about the path of his career through the corporate world path and what he learned that he wants to share with those walking the path today.
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.
Alex takes the opportunity to introduce us to her Dad Sylvio Mossa to celebrate Fathers Day! For listeners who want to get to know our cohost a little bit better, listen to Alex and her Dad talk reminisce about life in Greensboro, NC, and what it took to successfully start and build Mossa Construction.
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 and Alex hangout over the weekend with family and friends on an analog basis. Back on the airwaves, they bring up what the top leadership traits might be like in the world of project management. Bob says that it is one of the hottest job skill sets now. He has worked in that role in financial institutions, information technology, and education. The list of traits looks similar to the more general list of desirable leadership traits we have discussed.