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 Disagree with Your Boss

How to Disagree with Your Boss

 

You see it differently. You’re concerned about a missed opportunity or a strategic mistake. Stay silent and you miss a chance to build your credibility and reputation. But disagree without tact or grace and you can permanently damage your career. In this episode, you’ll get the tools you need to disagree with your boss in a way that gets results and builds your relationship.

leading in a caustic culture

Leading in a Caustic Culture

 

How do you lead well when the culture around you is negative, apathetic, or abusive? In this episode David discusses how you can lead and create a positive experience for your team – and even have a chance at transforming a caustic culture.

How to Get the Most Out of Tough Feedback

How to Get the Most Out of Tough Feedback

 

You’re working hard, but then a team member, customer, or colleague gives you some harsh criticism. Should you take it in? Ignore it? In this episode, you’ll get specific tools you can use to get the most out of tough feedback without letting it derail you.

developing people when you dont have time

Developing People When You Don’t Have the Time

 

You’ve got 37 tasks that needed to be done yesterday and somewhere in the back of your mind you know that you should be investing in your people and helping them to grow. You’re right, of course – but you don’t have time not to develop your people. In this episode you’ll get practical ways you can invest in and develop your team members in minutes each day.

When the Job Outgrows Your Employee

When the Job Outgrows Your Employee

 

You’ve got an employee who does great work, but their role is changing. It will ask for new and different skills from them. You’re not sure they’ll be able to succeed. You’re a caring, compassionate leader who’s also committed to achieving great results. What do you do? In this episode, you’ll get practical steps you can take to address the situation and create a productive outcome for your employee and your team.

Holding Your Team Accountable for the First Time

Holding Your Team Accountable for the First Time

 

How do you start to hold your team accountable when you’ve been letting things slide? It’s a common question because it can feel like you have no credibility and have lost the chance to build a focused team. But you haven’t. In this episode you’ll get the tools you need to start holding your team accountable.

How Leaders Manage Their Emotions

How Leaders Manage Their Emotions

 

You can only lead others as well as you lead yourself – and this includes navigating a range of emotions that sadly ruin many leaders’ influence. In this episode, David shares several ways you can work with your emotions to help you be a more effective leader.

Leading when life is out of control

Leading When Life is Out of Control

 

Nothing is certain and life is unpredictable. How can you lead effectively when you don’t know what’s going to happen next and everything seems to be spinning out of control? In this episode David discusses how to find a leadership path through whatever challenging circumstances come your way.

three connections every leader needs to make

Three Connections Every Leader Needs to Make

 

Leadership is often lonely – but it doesn’t have to be. You’re not as alone as you might feel. In this episode, David discusses three connections every leader can make that will nourish, energize, and help you grow.

Two Talent Development Mistakes Leaders Make

Two Talent Development Mistakes Leaders Make

 

There are two common mistakes leaders make in developing their people. You can make both mistakes easily and they can end your leadership career. In this episode, David discusses both mistakes and how to ensure you help your team members to grow.

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