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.
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 talk about the five sources of power. The biggest lesson to take away os the realization that some power comes from your position, but more important power comes personally from you.
Recovering from acts of dishonesty from the previous administration and leadership team calls for special tactics and communication. Bob and Alex talk about these and the challenges that you face.
In the aftermath of the New York Times article on the work culture at retailing giant Amazon, Bob talks about the details of the article, Amazon’s Fourteen Leadership Points, and CEO Jeff Bezos’ response to the article. There is also a rebuttal post to the NYT article from a current employee.
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 talks about the circumstances surrounding folks that have just lost their jobs and are out on the street. They will hopefully have support from may areas, but their are some key things they need to be doing as well.