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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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.

Don't Treat Your Team Like Family

Don’t Treat Your Team Like Family

 

It’s a mistake that many well-intentioned leaders make. You want to communicate your care, compassion, and commitment, so you tell your team or company that you’re a family. In this episode, David explains why it’s a mistake to treat your team like family and what to do instead to improve morale and productivity.

Missing Leadership Skill to Get Results

The Missing Leadership Skill to Get Results

 

If your team ever says something like “We can talk about this, but nothing is going to change” (or worse, YOU feel that way), then this episode is for you. In this episode, David shares one critical skill to help you get results and make things happen. It’s not hard – and with this one small shift, you’ll gain credibility, energize your team, and achieve results you’d only talked about. 

10 stories great leaders tell interview with paul smith

10 Stories Great Leaders Tell – Interview with Paul Smith

 

One of the most effective leadership communication tools you’ll ever have is a powerful story. Join David and his guest, Paul Smith – an expert in leadership and business storytelling – for a powerful discussion of how to tell a good story, the stories great leaders tell, and where to find your stories. Paul reveals how you can use story to build a better connection with your team and translate your leadership philosophy and values in a way people will not forget. And yes, there are some fantastic stories!

Get Paul’s book: The 10 Stories Great Leaders Tell

Get the Workbook companion to 10 Stories Great Leaders Tell

Connect with Paul at his website: LeadwithaStory.com

What to do when you feel like a fraud

What to Do When You Feel Like a Fraud

 

Do you ever feel like you don’t belong in the room – that you’ve somehow fooled everyone into thinking you’re better than you are? Any minute now they’ll find out and then you’re in trouble. Or maybe you have that internal voice chattering away at you, telling you not to think too much of yourself. Who are you to think you can lead? In this episode, David discusses practical ways you can deal with imposter syndrome (and why he trusts leaders that wrestle with it more than those who don’t). Find the confidence you need to be the leader you’d want your boss to be.

Motivating your team when you don't set the goal

Motivating Your Team When You Don’t Set the Goal

 

For leaders at every level, there are times when you must implement a decision or pursue a goal that you don’t agree with or where you didn’t get input. These are critical moments in your leadership. Handle it poorly and you lose all credibility. But it’s also an opportunity to grow your influence and energize your team to do work they’re proud of. In this episode, David shares practical help for motivating your team when you don’t set the goals.