Category Archives: Coaching
When I was a kid, I was never satisfied with the performance of my Fisher-Price walkie-talkies. In my early teens, I finally made the case to my parents that I needed something more powerful.
I saved up and purchased two Radio Shack TRC–219 citizens band walkie-talkies. Five full watts of transmitting power meant I could theoretically reach people on the other side of town.
It also resulted in my constant search for 10 AA batteries (yes, 10) that each radio needed to run. I was constantly digging around for batteries in the junk drawer in my parents’ house.
On Friday I facilitated a workshop on Startup Communication aimed at helping an early-stage company’s employees work together more effectively.
I feel privileged to work with all my clients, but in this case it’s fair to say that it was particularly rewarding to work with a company whose mission I hold in such high regard.
Leaders often hear about influence through storytelling, but don’t know where to start. Here are four stories to tell and how to get started.
Guest: David Hutchens
Author of the Upcoming Book: Circle of the 9 Muses: A Storytelling Field Guide for Innovators
Storytelling is utilized for influence
Perspective from Steve Richardson, author of Become a Better Leader in 30 Days (affiliate), on what to stop doing in leadership.
Guest: Steve Richardson
Author, Become A Better Leader in 30 Days
When someone says to you, “Well, that’s just how we do things around here” you can be sure that you’ve just stumbled into organizational culture in a big way. Today, how to recognize it, why it matters, and what it means for actual results.
We’ve talked a lot on this show about what to do in challenging situations. Today, what to do when the worst happens.
Guest: Andrew Stenhouse, Ed.D.
Dean, School for Graduate and Professional Studies
Vanguard University of Southern California
Loss is pervasive and we don’t often recognize how much we’re dealing with loss at the time.