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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leading teams when everyone works from home

Leading Teams When Everyone Works from Home

 

For many leaders, the challenge of keeping your team focused, productive, and connected when everyone works from home can feel overwhelming. In this episode, you’ll get practical strategies you can use to lead well, even when everyone’s working from home.

Links from this episode:

Lead Remote Meetings that Get Results and Build Relationships

7 Icebreaker Questions to Melt Frustration and Build Trust

leading new normal interview with john register

Leading the New Normal – Interview with John Register

 

John Register was a decorated athlete when one misstep changed his life forever. How do you find that positive new normal and lead well when your world has turned upside down? Join us for a discussion of how to keep the past from holding you back and move into your full confidence and courage as you lead in the new normal.

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Lead remote meetings to build results and relationships

Lead Remote Meetings that Get Results and Build Relationships

 

Even after social distancing ends, remote meetings are here to stay. In this episode you’ll get several ways to ensure that your remote meetings are the best use of everyone’s time – including how to take advantage of technology to do things you can’t do in a face-to-face meeting. Every meeting should lead to results and build relationships – and remote meetings are no exception.


In this time of extraordinary uncertainty and change, your team has learned to adapt quickly and do the best they can, with what they have, from where they are.

You’ve seen what can be done, despite constraints, as you worked to find creative, sometimes even Herculean solutions to serve your customers while keeping everyone safe.
As we look beyond this immediate crisis to establish a new normal, how will you leverage this spirit of micro-innovation, problem-solving, and customer advocacy on your team? Join us for a free IDEA Inspiration Rally to unleash your team’s best ideas for a better, bolder future.
Leading through crisis and change

Leading Through Crisis and Change

 

Coronavirus has turned the world upside down. When you’re called on to lead your team through crisis and rapid change, focus on clear, concise, calm communication. In this episode, get a practical example and more ways you can lead your team through crisis and change.

an easy way to check on your culture

An Easy Way to Check on Your Culture

 

Culture can be tricky to measure. How can you assess how well people look out for one another and commit to one another’s success? It turns out that there are places you can look to get a sense of your culture. Shared resources (both physical, like breakroom microwaves, and intangible, like your meetings) are a great way to assess your culture and practice your leadership.

 

Peer's Team is Struggling

What To Do When Your Peer’s Team is Struggling

 

You start to hear concerns from your team. Or your colleague’s team, who you rely on for your own performance, isn’t getting it done. Or maybe you’ve observed the dysfunction firsthand. No matter how you became aware, it’s clear that your peer’s team is struggling.

Now what?

In this episode, you’ll find out what not to do – and how you can be most helpful in these tough situations.

Bridging Differences Better Mentoring Lisa Fain Interview

Bridging Differences for Better Mentoring – Interview with Lisa Fain

 

Be ready to take notes as you listen to this powerful interview with Lisa Fain, co-author of Bridging Differences for Better Mentoring. You’ll get practical ways to be a fantastic mentor, a great mentee, and more inclusive leader including:

  • The three whys leaders need to know and communicate.
  • How leaders create more inclusive teams.
  • Why being a mentor will make you a better leader.
  • How to be an awesome mentor.
  • Why noticing differences is a vital leadership skill.
  • The biggest predictor of a mentee’s success.
  • The difference between mentoring and coaching.
  • How to find the right mentor for you.
  • How to be an excellent mentee.
  • Pro tips to end a mentoring relationship gracefully.

Learn more about Lisa and her work at CenterforMentoring.com

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bridging differences for better mentoring

 

 

why just do your job doesn't work

Why “Just Do Your Job” Doesn’t Work

 

When you’re frustrated with a team member who seems to be doing everything but the work you hired them to do, it can feel tempting to bark “Just do your job.” Or perhaps you’ve got a team member who responds, “I don’t care about the big picture, just let me do my job.” In either case, you’ve got a leadership and performance challenge. The world is changing and your team’s success takes more than a “just do your job” attitude. In this episode, you get ways to move out of this attitude and bring out the best from every team member.