Leadership without Losing Your Soul Podcast

It can feel like a rigged game. Managers face aggressive goals and drive their teams to burnout trying to deliver. Or, employees seek connection and support so managers focus on relationships…and fail to make the numbers. Join international best-selling leadership author David Dye for a conversation about practical leadership tools to help you get results – without losing your soul (or mind) in the process.

Get the tools you need to make a difference while you make the numbers. You'll hear from David, leadership & management thought-leaders, and guests including leaders from a wide variety of industries who are leading well. Tune in today and be the leader you'd want your boss to be.

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How to lead when what were they thinking

Leading When “What Were They Thinking?”

It can be frustrating when your team’s behavior doesn’t make any sense. But those moments where you wonder “What were they thinking?” are also opportunities. In this episode, you’ll get a way forward for the next time you wonder “What were they thinking?” that helps you find out. The answer will always help you move your team forward.

Courageous Cultures Interview with Karin Hurt

Courageous Cultures Interview with Karin Hurt


Karin Hurt joins us in-studio for the first time ever to talk about Courageous Cultures: How to Build Teams of Micro-Innovators, Problem Solvers, and Customer Advocates. In this episode, find out why business leaders are responding passionately to Courageous Cultures, why courageous cultures are more important now than ever and how to get started – with practical tools – today.

You can download a FREE chapter of our new book Courageous Cultures: How to Build Teams of Micro-Innovators, Problem Solvers, and Customer Advocates here.

What to do when you can't use their idea

What to Do when You Can’t Use a Team Member’s Idea


When you get an idea you can’t use, it’s an opportunity to help people think more deeply and to get even better thoughts. In this episode, you’ll get specific leadership techniques you can use to build more strategic thinking and relevant problem-solving skills in every member of your team.

You can download a FREE chapter of our new book Courageous Cultures: How to Build Teams of Micro-Innovators, Problem Solvers, and Customer Advocates here.

leading with your full self interview with ellen robinson

Leading with Your Full Self – Interview with Ellen Robinson


In this episode, you’ll meet Ellen Robinson, former General Manager for Denver Pepsi Cola and President of Ascent Sports (owners of the Denver Nuggets and Colorado Avalanche). She will help you look at your leadership through a different lens and give you tools to have more influence and avoid stress and burn-out by integrating your entire self into your leadership.

Connect with Ellen here:

Robinson Coaching Group:  www.robinsoncoaching.com
The PersonPuzzle Company:  www.personpuzzle.com
helping everyone contribute game changing ideas

Helping Everyone Contribute Game-Changing Ideas

It can be tempting to write people off and assume they don’t have creativity or innovative solutions to offer. Many times, however, there’s something blocking their contribution. In this episode, you’ll get strategies to help you bring in your reluctant team members and help them contribute their game-changing ideas.

Make Space and Listen

Make Space and Listen


So many people are hurting, frustrated, traumatized, scared, or, at the very least, uncertain. That includes your team – and they’re looking at you. In this episode, we talk about fundamental ways to make space and listen. Your team needs you. Be there, even if it’s awkward or uncomfortable.

Leaders ask for what you need - interview with Jane Miller

Ask for What You Need and Other Leadership Essentials – Interview with Jane Miller


Jane Miller has an incredible track-record of business leadership success including roles as CEO for a variety of food businesses making nutritious (and tasty) products. She’s served as President for the UK & Ireland Division of HJ Heinz and is currently CEO of Lily’s Sweets. All that, and she’s an incredible mentor to leaders. In this episode, Jane shares some of the hard-won experiences that shaped her leadership, mistakes she made that you don’t have to, and practical leadership fundamentals to help you be more influential, grow your career, and live a life that you’ll be proud of and celebrate.

Connect with Jane:

On LinkedIn

At her career advice website: JaneKnows.com

And order some delicious (and low sugar) sweets at Lilys.com

When being right frustrates your leadership

When Being Right Frustrates Your Leadership


You’re smart, informed, and know your work backward and forward. But sometimes, being “right” stops you from being effective. In this episode, you’ll discover challenges leaders face when they’re overly focused on being right and how to let go of being “right” and focus on being effective.

Available for preorder now! Courageous Cultures: How to Build Teams of Micro-Innovators, Problem Solvers, and Customer Advocates. 

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