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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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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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.

Leadership Problem with Passion

The Leadership Problem with Passion

 

Passion is good. Passion for your customers, passion for excellence, and the team’s passion to support one another all lead to great results. But there’s a dangerous problem with passion that can undermine your culture and ruin your leadership. In this episode, you’ll learn how to identify this trap, how to prevent it, and ensure that passion drives healthy results and team relationships in your team.

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.

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.