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Unlabeled Leadership

Gary DePaul

Ranked 18 on Feedspot's Top 10 Leadership Podcasts, Unlabeled Leadership is a volunteer-led service that shares stories about leadership. Rather than using labels that mystify and obscure the meaning of leadership, Gary DePaul and guests share personal leadership stories. Listeners are from 83 countries and 835 cities (or territories). 31 podcast platforms broadcast Unlabeled Leadership episodes. New episodes are published Tuesdays at 0700 Eastern time. About Gary A. DePaul, PhD: https://www.garyadepaul.com Feedspot Best Leadership list: https://blog.feedspot.com/leadership_podcasts Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/support

146: Sherri McManus and Lou Everett Lead from The Heart
I invite guests to share personal stories about acts of leadership that help shape their lives. In Episode 146, Sherri McManus and Lou Everett share two John Maxwell quotations, illustrate the practice of leadership in two stories, and advise us on how we can lead more effectively. Prologue Sherri and Lou co-own the Lou Everett Group. Sherri is the COO and Executive Leadership Coach, and Lou is the CEO, Business and Leadership Coach. They co-own The Lou Everett Group and are known for their highly effective coaching, teaching, and speaking on the importance of personal growth and how it impacts our Influence as a Leader. Both are Certified Leadership Coaches and Corporate Trainers. 01:33 Part 1: Miracles Happen During Transitions Sherri and Lou talk about two quotations that have inspired how they live their lives. Both are from John Maxwell. 07:59 Part 2: Policies and Processes Obscure Leadership Practices Leadership isn’t documented in policies or processes. They occur as a way of practicing them. Sherri and Lou share stories that illustrate how managers practice leadership. 19:13 Part 3: Work-Life Harmony Sherri and Lou advise us on becoming more effective in leading by focusing on our own development. _________________________________ How You Can Support the Show To support the show, make a $0.99 donation. Your support reduces production expenses. https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/support Robynne Orr is the opening voice narrator. To learn more about her amazing storytelling capabilities, visit Robynne’s website, R.ORR. No transcript available (future enhancement) Episode links Sherri’s LinkedIn Profile, Lou’s LinkedIn Profile, Company website, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Alignable, YouTube Gary DePaul’s website  Gary's books:    What the Heck Is Leadership and Why Should I Care?    Nine Practices of 21st Century Leadership  Background Music You can find all the musical tracks at Envato Elements. 00:14 Theme music: Uplift Corporate Inspire by OlexandrIgnatov 01:15 Corporate Ambient by LumenMedia 07:41 Success Corporate by Top_Red_Music 12:29 Technology Marketing by iBroccoli 18:55 Positive Summer Upbeat Mood by Alex_MakeMusic 25:35 Fun and Flirty by BrownHouseMedia Lead on! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/support
5d ago
26 mins
145: Csaba Toth Shares Examples of Cognitive Challenges (Bonus)
In the bonus Episode 145, Csaba Toth talks about the amount of work needed to become accomplished. Gary shares with Csaba one of his heroes, Daryl Davis. This leads to a discussion about bridging the gap of differences. Then, Csaba explains how our biases work to find evidence for our beliefs. Prologue A native of Hungary and now a UK resident, Csaba has 15 years of experience in setting up start-ups and working with Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, and entrepreneurs. He is a best-selling author and the founder of ICQ Global, a people development organization with more than 160 licensed partners in 42 countries. Csaba has certified more than 80 coaches and consultants globally. 01:22 Part 1: The Unglamorous Side of Entrepreneurs, Coaches, Therapists, and Athletes Too often, we look at someone’s accomplishments and mistakenly assume the journey to those accomplishments was easy. 03:24 Part 2: Gary’s Hero Is Daryl Davis When you get to know people, Csaba talks about bridging the gap of differences. 08:53 Part 3: Good News Doesn’t Sell Csaba explains that the brain is like Google; we find what we look for. We also talk about cognitive dissonance. _________________________________ How You Can Support the Show To support the show, make a $0.99 donation. Your support reduces production expenses. https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/support Robynne Orr is the opening voice narrator. To learn more about her amazing storytelling capabilities, visit Robynne’s website, R.ORR. No transcript available (future enhancement) Episode links Csaba’s LinkedIn Profile, website, Instagram, Csaba’s book, Uncommon Sense in Unusual Times Csaba’s Forbes articles Example Articles by Csaba, two questions and follow-up Dunning-Kruger Effect Cognitive Dissonance Gary DePaul’s website  Gary's books: What the Heck Is Leadership and Why Should I Care? Nine Practices of 21st Century Leadership  Background Music You can find all the musical tracks at Envato Elements. 00:14 Theme music: Uplift Corporate Inspire by OlexandrIgnatov 01:05 Technology Corporation by Top_Red_Music 03:05 Inspiring Acoustic Family Journey by Dredstudio 08:35 Spanish Guitar by TexasBrother 11:40 Fun and Flirtyby BrownHouseMedia Lead on! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/support
May 12 2022
12 mins
144: Csaba Toth Focuses on Accurate Thinking
I invite guests to share personal stories about acts of leadership that help shape their lives. In Episode 144, Csaba Toth explains what a teacher said that is the basis of part of his business. He shares how a Vice President encouraged his managers to develop their leadership. Csaba then advises how we can strengthen how we lead. Prologue A native of Hungary and now a UK resident, Csaba has 15 years of experience in setting up start-ups and working with Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, and entrepreneurs. He is a best-selling author and the founder of ICQ Global, a people development organization with more than 160 licensed partners in 42 countries. Csaba has certified more than 80 coaches and consultants globally. 01:53 Part 1: Our Perception Depends on the Quantity and Quality of Information Csaba explains that the biggest distance between two people is misunderstanding. Csaba talks about his teenage years, how he studied martial arts, and what a teacher told him. Csaba built a business around what the teacher said. 07:39 Part 2: The Fragility of Certainty and Agreeability In this story, Csaba explains how a Vice President interacted with regional managers to build their leadership capabilities. 14:47 Part 3:  Leveling Up and Self-Inclusion Csaba advises us to develop purposeful doubt and be blissfully dissatisfied. Csaba also talks about cognitive flexibility, the effect of echo chambers, craving certainty, and knowing yourself. _________________________________ How You Can Support the Show To support the show, you can make a $0.99 donation. Your support reduces production expenses. https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/support Robynne Orr is the opening voice narrator. To learn more about her amazing storytelling capabilities, visit Robynne’s website, R.ORR. No transcript available (future enhancement) Episode links Csaba’s LinkedIn Profile, website, Instagram, Twitter Csaba’s book, Uncommon Sense in Unusual Times Csaba’s Forbes articles Example Articles by Csaba, two questions and follow-up Gary DePaul’s website  Gary's books:   What the Heck Is Leadership and Why Should I Care?   Nine Practices of 21st Century Leadership  Background Music You can find all the musical tracks at Envato Elements. 00:14 Theme music: Uplift Corporate Inspire by OlexandrIgnatov 01:35 Corporated by Top_Red_Music 07:21 Technology Commercial by iBroccoli 14:31 A Innovation Technology Background by ToucanMusic 21:37 Fun and Flirty by BrownHouseMedia Lead on! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/support
May 10 2022
22 mins
143: Mariah and Byron Edgington Clarify that You Are More Than Enough
I invite guests to share personal stories about acts of leadership that help shape their lives. In Episode 143, Mariah and Byron Edgington explain the phrase, “You are more than enough.” They then share stories about how people can lift others up. Next, Byron and Mariah share advice on how we can lead more effectively. Prologue While Mariah is a retired critical care and emergency nurse and Byron is a retired helicopter pilot and an Army veteran, both co-authored the new book, Journey Well, You Are More Than Enough. Byron is the author of multiple books, and they both write for BIZCATALYST 360°. 01:31 Part 1: Lifting Others and Appreciating Them Byron and Mariah explain the phrase, “You are more than enough.” The phrase comes from the title of their new book. Mariah advises how to communicate your message to a broader audience on social media. 09:50 Part 2: Small Acts that Lift Others Byron shares a story from his work as a commercial helicopter pilot for a hospital. Later, Mariah talks about how acknowledging someone can lift them up. 15:42 Part 3: Vulnerability and Reducing Imposter Syndrome Byron advises us to embrace vulnerability, and Mariah talks about believing in being worthy. _________________________________ How You Can Support the Show To support the show, make a $0.99 donation. Your support reduces production expenses. https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/support Robynne Orr is the opening voice narrator. To learn more about her amazing storytelling capabilities, visit Robynne’s website, R.ORR. No transcript available (future enhancement) Episode links Mariah’s LinkedIn Profile, website Byron’s LinkedIn Profile, website, Facebook Their course on Udemy, Journey Well, You Are More Than Enough Their book, Journey Well, You Are More Than Enough Byron’s articles on Bizcatalyst360 Mariah’s articles on Bizcatalyst360 Brené Brown, TEDxHouston, The Power of Vulnerability Gary DePaul’s website  Gary's books:   What the Heck Is Leadership and Why Should I Care?   Nine Practices of 21st Century Leadership  Background Music You can find all the musical tracks at Envato Elements. 00:14 Theme music: Uplift Corporate Inspire by OlexandrIgnatov 00:15 Sentimental by Alex_MakeMusic 09:32 An Inspired Idea by Top_Red_Music 15:23 Uplifting Life by Top_Red_Music 18:42 Fun and Flirty by BrownHouseMedia Lead on! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/support
May 3 2022
19 mins
142: Keith E. Smith Cultivates Infectious Energy (Bonus)
I invite guests to share personal stories about acts of leadership that help shape their lives. In Episode 142, I describe Doshi and McGregor’s three direct motivators. Keith then describes switching to be, do have to experience peace, power, and flow. Prologue Keith E. Smith, CEO of Vonco Products, a leading medical device contract manufacturing and consumer flexible packaging producer, has made some recent life-balancing changes that opened him to lead more through connection than strategy. 01:10 Switch to Be Do Have I begin by describing Doshi and McGregor’s three direct motivators: play, purpose, and potential. Keith explains that we need to switch to be, do, and have, which leads to experiencing peace, power, and flow. _________________________________ How You Can Support the Show To support the show, make a $0.99 donation. Your support reduces production expenses. https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/support Robynne Orr is the opening voice narrator. To learn more about her amazing storytelling capabilities, visit Robynne’s website, R.ORR. No transcript available (future enhancement) Episode links Keith’s LinkedIn Profile and website His company’s website Two of Keith’s articles:    Unlocking The Potential of Having It All: Part I – The Path of Force    Unlocking The Potential to Having It All: Part II, The Path of Power Neel Doshi and Lindsay McGregor’s book, Primed to Perform Gary DePaul’s website  Gary's books:    What the Heck Is Leadership and Why Should I Care?    Nine Practices of 21st Century Leadership  Background Music You can find all the musical tracks at Envato Elements. 00:14 Theme music: Uplift Corporate Inspire by OlexandrIgnatov 05:45 Fun and Flirty by BrownHouseMedia Lead on! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/support
Apr 28 2022
6 mins
141: Keith E. Smith on Cultivating A Better Path
I invite guests to share personal stories about acts of leadership that help shape their lives. In Episode 141, Keith E. Smith talks about his transformational journey and how he strengthened his leadership. He talks about how his company was initially affected by COVID but then how his people made a difference in the medical community. Keith then advises us about prioritizations. Prologue Keith E. Smith, CEO of Vonco Products, a leading medical device contract manufacturing and consumer flexible packaging producer, has made some recent life-balancing changes that opened him to lead more through connection than strategy. His company has a powerful core value: “We care more: About each other; About our customers; About patients and consumers.” 01:08 Part 1: Intelligence and Knowledge May Be Necessary but Not Sufficient Keith describes his journey about how he transformed his life at and outside of work. 08:23 Part 2: We Care More When COVID started, Keith talks about how his company was initially affected. He then explains how the people at Vonco rose to the occasion to make a difference by filling gaps in medical supplies. 13:47 Part 3: Flip It Keith advises us to change how we prioritize and rethink what’s important. _________________________________ How You Can Support the Show To support the show, make a $0.99 donation. Your support reduces production expenses. https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/support Robynne Orr is the opening voice narrator. To learn more about her amazing storytelling capabilities, visit Robynne’s website, R.ORR. No transcript available (future enhancement) Episode links Keith’s LinkedIn Profile and website His company’s website Two of Keith’s articles:    Unlocking The Potential of Having It All: Part I – The Path of Force    Unlocking The Potential to Having It All: Part II, The Path of Power Gary DePaul’s website  Gary's books:    What the Heck Is Leadership and Why Should I Care?    Nine Practices of 21st Century Leadership  Background Music You can find all the musical tracks at Envato Elements. 00:14 Theme music: Uplift Corporate Inspire by OlexandrIgnatov 00:50 Summer Mood by Alex_MakeMusic 08:05 Upbeat by Top_Red_Music 13:30 Funky Pop by Alex_MakeMusic 18:15 Fun and Flirty by BrownHouseMedia Lead on! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/support
Apr 26 2022
19 mins
140: Mike Watson and The Pursuit of A Noble Purpose
I invite guests to share personal stories about acts of leadership that help shape their lives. In Episode 140, Mike Watson explains something his father said that helped him as a branch manager. He then shares a story about a CEO candidate who didn’t get the job and what happened next. Finally, Mike shares three ways to strengthen how we lead. Prologue If you are in the greater Vancouver area, look for Mike. He gets leadership and curates his knowledge and experiences in his new book, Rise Up: Leadership Habits for Turbulent Times. Mike has a strategic planning process that draws the best from executive teams. 01:34 Part 1: Not Telling How Mike talks about his experience as a first-time branch manager. He explains something that his father said to him. 08:11 Part 2: Rigorous Boot Camp Exercise In this story, Mike explains how a candidate for a CEO position didn’t get the job and why. It is a fantastic story of determination to change for the better. 18:14 Part 3: Help Them to Be at Their Best Mike advises us on how we can be more effective at leadership. He shares three things you can begin doing immediately. _________________________________ How You Can Support the Show To support the show, make a $0.99 donation. Your support reduces production expenses. https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/support Robynne Orr is the opening voice narrator. To learn more about her amazing storytelling capabilities, visit Robynne’s website, R.ORR. No transcript available (future enhancement) Episode links Mike’s LinkedIn Profile, Twitter Ignite Management LinkedIn company profile, website, YouTube, Twitter Mike’s book, Rise Up Adam Grant’s book, Think Again Gary DePaul’s website  Gary's books:   What the Heck Is Leadership and Why Should I Care?   Nine Practices of 21st Century Leadership  Background Music You can find all the musical tracks at Envato Elements. 00:14 Theme music: Uplift Corporate Inspire by OlexandrIgnatov 01:15 Positivity by Twisterium 07:57 Positive Paradise Tropical Summer Pop by Alex_MakeMusic 15:56 Uplifting Piano with Light Strings by pinkzebra 22:15 Fun and Flirty by BrownHouseMedia Lead on! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/support
Apr 19 2022
23 mins
139: Katherine McCord Is Inclusive and Embraces Diverse Needs
I invite guests to share personal stories about acts of leadership that help shape their lives. In Episode 139, Katherine McCord shares an insightful comment made by her father that helped how she lives her life. She then describes a high performer who started working for her that didn’t start by performing well. She explains what her spouse did to improve the employee’s performance. Katherine ends by advising how we can lead more effectively. Prologue Katherine is the President of the recruiting and consulting organization Titan Management, and the inventor of the anti-bias Applicant Tracking System, Titan ATS 02:06 Part 1: Resilience and Determination In this story, Katherine talks about something her father said to her that affected how she approached her life. 08:52 Part 2: Bouncing on A Ball What do you do when someone is not performing. Katherine explains that a notable high performer wasn’t performing well. With the help of her spouse, she learned a simple but effective way to turn someone’s performance for the better. 15:28 Part 3: Inclusiveness, Learning, and Firing Katherine advises us on how we can more effectively lead. _________________________________ How You Can Support the Show To support the show, make a $0.99 donation. Your support reduces production expenses. https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/support Robynne Orr is the opening voice narrator. To learn more about her amazing storytelling capabilities, visit Robynne’s website, R.ORR. No transcript available (future enhancement) Episode links Katherine’s LinkedIn Profile, website, Facebook Podcast, Career Launch Live Two of Katherine’s articles:    Recovering the Personal Touch in Recruiting    Neurodiversity in the Workplace James C. Hunter’s book, The Servant Gary DePaul’s website  Gary's books:    What the Heck Is Leadership and Why Should I Care?    Nine Practices of 21st Century Leadership  Background Music You can find all the musical tracks at Envato Elements. 00:14 Theme music: Uplift Corporate Inspire by OlexandrIgnatov 01:47 Tropical Summer Happy Upbeat Pop by Alex_MakeMusic 08:42 The Funk Music by EliansProductions 15:10 The Motivation by Alex_MakeMusic 20:02 Fun and Flirtyby BrownHouseMedia Lead on! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/support
Apr 12 2022
21 mins
138: Ed Muzio, Iterative Management, DEI, and Welcoming Conflict (bonus)
Episode 138 is a bonus episode that continues the Episode 137 discussion about DEI and cultural management. Ed Muzio describes Iterative Management, the challenge to adapt when things change, and welcoming conflict. Prologue Ed Muzio is an engineer who evolved his practice to management consulting. Whether at the c-suite or frontline, Ed helps teams learn to adapt and think systemically and iteratively. Ed has authored three books, including Iterate, now available as an audiobook. Ed also wrote the forward to the Nine Practices of 21st Century Leadership book. 00:58 Part 1: Performance and Iterative Management Ed describes Iterative Management and the challenge to adapt when circumstances change. 05:54 Part 2: Small Changes Can Make A Difference Ed advises us to acknowledge and handle conflict. _________________________________ How You Can Support the Show To support the show, make a $0.99 donation. Your support reduces production expenses. https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/support Robynne Orr is the opening voice narrator. To learn more about her amazing storytelling capabilities, visit Robynne’s website, R.ORR. No transcript available (future enhancement) Episode links Ed’s LinkedIn Profile, website, Twitter, Facebook, video library Referenced whitepaper, Plant Your DE&I Initiative in a Greenfield, Not a Minefield Ed’s books    Iterate    Make Work Great    Four Secrets to Liking Your Work Ed’s previous podcast episodes    137 Ed Muzio, Culture, DEI, and Systemic Thinking    109 Ed Muzio Demystifies Culture    033: Ed Muzio Upgrades Managerial Teams Neel Doshi and Lindsay McGreager’s book, Primed to Perform Edith Eva Eger conflict quotation (#37. A Couple that Doesn’t have fights, don’t have intimacy either) Background Music You can find all the musical tracks at Envato Elements. 00:14 Theme music: Uplift Corporate Inspire by OlexandrIgnatov 00:41 Women's Day by GentleJammers 05:36 Corporate Uplifting by Alex_MakeMusic 10:59 Fun and Flirty by BrownHouseMedia Lead on! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/support
Apr 7 2022
11 mins
137: Ed Muzio, Culture, DEI, and Systemic Thinking
I invite guests to share personal stories about acts of leadership that help shape their lives. In Episode 137, Ed Muzio explains why the DEI mission is challenging. He defines environmental receptivity and behavioral flexibility as the terms relate to DEI. Finally, he talks about where to begin with DEI and cultural management. Prologue Ed Muzio is an engineer who evolved his practice to management consulting. Whether at the c-suite or frontline, Ed helps teams learn to adapt and think systemically and iteratively. 03:08 Part 1: The Organizational Immune System DEI professionals have the difficult mission to strengthen their organization’s diversity, equity, and inclusion. From a management consulting perspective, Ed explains why the DEI mission can be challenging. 12:46 Part 2: Environmental Receptivity and Behavioral Flexibility Ed explains how environmental receptivity and behavioral flexibility relate to DEI. 18:28 Part 3: What Should Your Organization Do? Ed answers the question of what organizations should focus on first: DEI or cultural management challenges. _________________________________ How You Can Support the Show To support the show, make a $0.99 donation. Your support reduces production expenses. https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/support Robynne Orr is the opening voice narrator. To learn more about her amazing storytelling capabilities, visit Robynne’s website, R.ORR. No transcript available (future enhancement) Episode links Ed’s LinkedIn Profile, website, Twitter, Facebook, video library Referenced whitepaper, Plant Your DE&I Initiative in a Greenfield, Not a Minefield Ed’s books   Iterate   Make Work Great   Four Secrets to Liking Your Work Ed’s previous podcast episodes   109 Ed Muzio Demystifies Culture   033: Ed Muzio Upgrades Managerial Teams For definitions of DEI, listen to Episode 023: Simma Lieberman Elevates Culture with Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion A report with DEIB definitions, 2020-2023 Workforce Strategy: Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Belonging, UCI Lead on! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/support
Apr 5 2022
28 mins
136: Mike Thorne on The New P&L: People and Listening
I invite guests to share personal stories about acts of leadership that help shape their lives. In Episode 136, Mike Thorne shares his story about his own development. He illustrates how to work with employees to support them in their career development. He then recommends a book and advises us on how we can strengthen how we lead. Prologue Having served as the CEO of a Synthetic Turf company, President of Russell Athletic Team division, and President of Yankee Candle, Mike has had to read numerous P&L sheets. From his experience in these roles, Mike explains that the most critical P&L is not Profit & Loss but people & listening. Currently, Mike is a Vistage Chair, where he facilitates for small/midsize business owners and coaches subject-matter experts in under 5 employee companies. 01:21 Part 1: Letting Go of the 1000 Pound Weight on Your Shoulders In this story, Mike shares something his parents said to him that affected his outlook on life. He describes his journey from being in sports to his high-level executive role to sharing his story in a Toastmasters meeting. 13:48 Part 2: Tell Me Your Story Mike explains how he worked with an employee applying for a higher-level role. He models how learning someone’s story helped position the employee for his next role. 18:35 Part 3: It’s Brady Time Mike recommends a book and advises us about how we should start our day. _________________________________ How You Can Support the Show Unlabeled Leadership is a free service for people to learn about leadership. If you want to support the show, you can make a $0.99 donation. Your support reduces production expenses. https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/support Robynne Orr is the opening voice narrator. To learn more about her amazing storytelling capabilities, visit Robynne’s website, R.ORR. No transcript available (future enhancement) Episode links Mike’s LinkedIn Profile, website, Workbook, How to Build Your Own Personal Trust Community Toastmasters International Episode 026: Peter Popovich Explains Emotional Intelligence Ryan Holiday’s book, The Daily Stoic: 366 Meditations for Clarity, Effectiveness, and Serenity Gary DePaul’s website  Gary's books:    What the Heck Is Leadership and Why Should I Care?    Nine Practices of 21st Century Leadership  Background Music You can find all the musical tracks at Envato Elements. 00:00 Theme music: Uplift Corporate Inspire by OlexandrIgnatov 01:05 Modern Chillout Inspirational by sonicscope 13:31 Lazy Lounge Background by DanielPapp 18:17 Like Universe by StudioEtude 22:22 Fun and Flirtyby BrownHouseMedia Lead on! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/support
Mar 29 2022
23 mins
135: Don Kirkey and Ajay Pangarkar on Zelenskyy’s Leadership
I invite guests to share personal stories about acts of leadership that help shape their lives. In Episode 135, Don Kirkey and Ajay Pangarkar discuss the leadership of President Volodymyr Oleksandrovych Zelenskyy. Prologue Don and Ajay have appeared on previous episodes (see links below). 02:26 Part 1: Lead by Example Ajay and Don contrast Zelenskyy’s and Putin’s leadership styles. 07:15 Part 2: The Courage to Do What’s Right Don and Ajay discuss the meaning of courage in leadership. 17:47 Part 3: Relatability Ajay and Don contrast how Zelenskyy and Putin communicate. _________________________________ How You Can Support the Show Unlabeled Leadership is a free service for people to learn about leadership. If you want to support the show, you can make a $0.99 donation. Your support reduces production expenses. https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/support Robynne Orr is the opening voice narrator. To learn more about her amazing storytelling capabilities, visit Robynne’s website, R.ORR. No transcript available (future enhancement) Episode links Don’s LinkedIn Profile, bio Ajay’s LinkedIn Profile, bio, Twitter Related episodes 003, Ajay Pangarkar and The Responsibility to Shine 029, Don Kirkey Connects with Others 032, Don Kirkey Puts Others First 038, Ajay Pangarkar Persuades Professionals to Give Up Control 041, Don Kirkey and Ajay Pangarkar Encourage Growth 095, Kim Campbell Gets to the Heart of Leadership James C. Collin’s book, Good to Great Darkest Hour movie, Churchill’s Triumphant Speech We Shall Never Surrender Speech Gary DePaul’s website  Background Music You can find all the musical tracks at Envato Elements. 00:00 Theme music: Uplift Corporate Inspire by OlexandrIgnatov 02:10 Calm & Slow Piano Ambient Soft Background Music by LuckyBlackCat 06:57 Slow Emotional Piano by alexbird 17:31 August Soft Piano Background by Manriquedelara 25:33 Fun and Flirtyby BrownHouseMedia Lead on! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/support
Mar 22 2022
27 mins
134: Richard Medcalf Helps You Shift from Incremental to Exponential
I invite guests to share personal stories about acts of leadership that help shape their lives. In Episode 134, Richard Medcalf describes what someone said to inspire him to pursue an executive coaching career, shares a story about a new CHRO who he coached, and advises how to overcome our biggest bottleneck that holds us back. Prologue Richard Medcalf describes himself as “what you get if you were to put a McKinsey consultant, a slightly unorthodox pastor, and Freddie Mercury into a blender.” Richard is an executive coach & leadership consultant to founders, CEOs, and their leadership teams. He is bi-national English/French, lives near Paris, is happily married, and is the proud father of two. Richard is a licensed lay minister in the Anglican Church. He has an insatiable love for spicy food and the electric guitar. 01:30 Part 1: Mastermind with Freddie Mercury Richard describes what someone said that inspired him to pursue his coaching career. 06:44 Part 2: Stuck in the Inbox In this story, Richard helps a CHRO overcome an email management issue. Richard then explains incremental and exponential leadership. 13:14 Part 3: Find Your Biggest Bottleneck David advises us on identifying the biggest barrier that holds us back. He shares four categories to consider. _________________________________ How You Can Support the Show Unlabeled Leadership is a free service for people to learn about leadership. If you want to support the show, you can make a $0.99 donation. Your support reduces production expenses. https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/support Robynne Orr is the opening voice narrator. To learn more about her amazing storytelling capabilities, visit Robynne’s website, R.ORR. No transcript available (future enhancement) Episode links Richard’s LinkedIn Profile, website, Twitter Richard’s show, The Impact Multiplier CEO Podcast Select articles:    Exponential Leadership Principles    New CEO onboarding The ultimate guide Freddie Mercury L. David Marquet Gary DePaul’s website  Gary’s books:    What the Heck Is Leadership and Why Should I Care?    Nine Practices of 21st Century Leadership  Background Music You can find all the musical tracks at Envato Elements. 00:00 Theme music: Uplift Corporate Inspire by OlexandrIgnatov 01:12 Summer Chill House by LumenMedia 06:26 Spirit Talk by MyMusicID 12:56 Noir Detective by _Blacksmith_ 24:05 Fun and Flirtyby BrownHouseMedia Lead on! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/support
Mar 15 2022
25 mins
133: Catalina: A Leadership Story
Episode 133 is a one-off episode that doesn’t follow the standard format. The story that you will hear is about Catalina, a rescued kitten. In the narrative, Gary DePaul shares two insights that can help you strengthen your leadership capabilities and help the people you work with feel more appreciated, understood, and cared for. While the episode features the audio recording, you can access the video link below. _________________________________ How You Can Support the Show Unlabeled Leadership is a free service for people to learn about leadership. If you want to support the show, you can make a $0.99 donation. Your support reduces production expenses. https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/support Robynne Orr is the opening voice narrator. To learn more about her amazing storytelling capabilities, visit Robynne’s website, R.ORR. No transcript available (future enhancement) Episode links Video, Catalina: A Leadership Story Episode 132: Mike Bassett and Life Lessons from The Ditch Gary DePaul’s website  Gary's books:    What the Heck Is Leadership and Why Should I Care?    Nine Practices of 21st Century Leadership  Background Music You can find all the musical tracks at Envato Elements. 00:00 Theme music: Uplift Corporate Inspire by OlexandrIgnatov 01:08 Inspired by SugarTape 09:09 Fun and Flirtyby BrownHouseMedia Lead on! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/support
Mar 8 2022
9 mins
132: Mike Bassett and Life Lessons from The Ditch
I invite guests to share personal stories about acts of leadership that help shape their lives. In Episode 100, Mike Bassett shares how his father influenced him, explains his almost career-ending experience, and shares three lessons from the ditch. He then advises us on how we can lead more effectively. Prologue How might someone describe Mike’s character? Hard-working, ambitious, and kind. For more than 34 years, Mike has practiced civil trial law. He established a well-built law firm, the Bassett Firm. Before that, he experienced a dark period in his life, which reminds us that we are one left turn from being in The Ditch. Mike’s astonishing personal and professional struggles have tested him repeatedly. In Mike’s book, you’ll learn his story that illustrates his character and resiliency. As an attorney, Mike has embraced the hard path of grace and believes in second chances as much as he believes in honesty to his clients. 02:03 Part 1: Do It Right! Mike shares something that his father told him that influenced how he approaches life. He then talks about handling challenges the right way. 05:20 Part 2: In Dark Moments In this story, Mike shares what happened earlier in his career that almost ended his law practice. He talks about how learning happens in such situations. 14:15 Part 3: Teachings and Advice from the Bottom of the Muddy, Craggy Ditch Mike shares three of the nine lessons he learned from his experience early in his career. He describes all nine in his book. Next, Mike advises us on how to be more effective in practicing leadership. _________________________________ How You Can Support the Show Unlabeled Leadership is a free service for people to learn about leadership. If you want to support the show, you can make a $0.99 donation. Your support reduces production expenses. https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/support Robynne Orr is the opening voice narrator. To learn more about her amazing storytelling capabilities, visit Robynne’s website, R.ORR. No transcript available (future enhancement) Episode links Mike’s LinkedIn Profile, law firm website, the firm’s blog Mike’s podcast, Legal Grounds | Conversations on Life, Leadership & Law Mike’s book, The Man in the Ditch About Malcolm Muggeridge About Cornel West and the quotable quote About St. Francis of Assisi and how a quotation reflects his teachings About Herb Kelleher Background Music You can find all the musical tracks at Envato Elements. 00:00 Theme music: Uplift Corporate Inspire by OlexandrIgnatov 01:45 The Upbeat Tech by iBroccoli 05:02 Inspire Uplifting by Alex_MakeMusic 13:57 Corporate Time by Alex_MakeMusic 22:55 Fun and Flirtyby BrownHouseMedia Lead on! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/support
Mar 1 2022
23 mins
131: Jack Bucalo on Obtaining Softskill Training Buy-In
I invite guests to share personal stories about acts of leadership that help shape their lives. In Episode 131, Jack Bucalo describes three softskill categories, explains why executives resist buying into softskill training, how to obtain buy-in to softskill training, and explains the advantages to this softskill training approach. Prologue Jack Bucalo has authored more than fifty detailed and actionable articles about HR and leadership development. When Jack was the Corporate Senior VP of Human Resources and Chief HR Officer for Fiserv, he partnered with the Chief Executive Officer and the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee to develop the first Fiserv executive development leadership center. 01:36 Part 1: Describing Softskills and Explaining Buy-In Reluctance Jack describes three softskill categories as it relates to leadership. He shares examples of each category to explain the “softskill” label. He then discusses why some upper management professionals don’t buy into or support softskill training. 4:38 Part 2: Aligning Softskills to Business Objectives Jack discusses three types of business objectives: financial, operational, and strategic. He offers examples of each and then explains how softskill training can align with specific business objectives. Doing so can influence buy-in. 10:52 Part 3: Summarizing the Main Points Jack summarizes his main points from the perception of softskill training to how effective softskill training can help HR and talent developers get a seat at the executive or table. _________________________________ How You Can Support the Show Unlabeled Leadership is a free service for people to learn about leadership. If you want to support the show, you can make a $0.99 donation. Your support reduces production expenses. https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/support Robynne Orr is the opening voice narrator. To learn more about her amazing storytelling capabilities, visit Robynne’s website, R.ORR. No transcript available (future enhancement) Episode links Jack’s LinkedIn Profile Jack’s articles    Leadership Development Dilemma: Priority on Soft or Hard Skills?    Leadership Development – The Urgent Need for A Major Paradigm Shift    A New Path Forward to Leadership Development Success Article with links to research studies: Leadership development is creating a dilemma HR Exchange Network BIZCATALYST 360° Gary DePaul’s website  Background Music You can find all the musical tracks at Envato Elements. 00:00 Theme music: Uplift Corporate Inspire by OlexandrIgnatov 01:18 Evening on the Beach by M_B_Music_Studio 04:20 Clouds by dimadjdocent 10:34 Matador's Eye by PetrenjMusic 13:39 Fun and Flirtyby BrownHouseMedia Lead on! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/support
Feb 22 2022
14 mins
130: Curtis Odom Stewards Others to Succeed
I invite guests to share personal stories about acts of leadership that help shape their lives. In Episode 130, Curtis Odom talks about a high school counselor, explains what he learned from the best manager he has ever worked with, and advises us on strengthening how we lead. Prologue Dr. Curtis Odom is an experienced entrepreneur, business owner, and former Fortune 100 executive. He is an author, teacher, consultant, and coach who motivates, educates, and inspires others to achieve their highest levels of success both professionally and personally. Curtis served in the Navy, navigated various roles in firms and corporations, and now is an Executive Professor of Management at Northeastern University. He also is a member of the Forbes Coaches Council and Distinguished Principal Research Fellow at The Conference Board. 01:49 Part 1: Lighting a Fire In this story, a high school counselor says something to Curtis that sparked a desire to change his life and career. He describes how he enlisted in the Navy and his career since then. 07:34 Part 2: "Working with" Rather than "Working for" Curtis talks about his experience working with the best manager to whom he has reported to. He shares insights that he learned from her and used to help professionals and students. 14:32 Part 3: Feedback Is Something You Have to Ask for Curtis advises us on how we can strengthen our leadership practices. He describes his use of the Stop-Start-Continue feedback technique. _________________________________ How You Can Support the Show Unlabeled Leadership is a free service for people to learn about leadership. If you want to support the show, you can make a $0.99 donation. Your support reduces production expenses. https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/support Robynne Orr is the opening voice narrator. To learn more about her amazing storytelling capabilities, visit Robynne’s website, R.ORR. No transcript available (future enhancement) Episode links Curtis’ LinkedIn Profile, website, Twitter Curtis’ book, Things I Heard My Professor Say Admiral Grace Hopper Gary DePaul’s website  Gary’s books:    What the Heck Is Leadership and Why Should I Care?    Nine Practices of 21st Century Leadership  Background Music You can find all the musical tracks at Envato Elements. 00:13 Theme music: Uplift Corporate Inspire by OlexandrIgnatov 01:30 Inspired by Alex_MakeMusic 07:17 Happy Positive by Alex_MakeMusic 14:13 Dirty Deeds by simming 19:33 Fun and Flirtyby BrownHouseMedia Lead on! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/support
Feb 15 2022
20 mins
129: Brad Smith Inspires People to be at Their Best
I invite guests to share personal stories about acts of leadership that help shape their lives. In Episode 129, Brad Smith shares a story about developing self-awareness, how a bus breaking down led to leadership, and how Brad, as a supervisor, led to increased productivity. Brad then advises us on how we can strengthen our leadership. Prologue Brad was an analytical and formulation chemist, a production plant and equipment designer, and a janitor, among other things. Since 1996, Brad Smith started Stellar Insight, Inc. He coaches CEOs and business owners on igniting their business growth. He researches and learns why and how things work and how to make them evolve and get better. 01:36 Part 1: Emotional Self-Awareness Brad shares a story about how he developed self-awareness of his emotions. 08:01 Part 2: Step In and Make A Difference Brad shares two stories. The first involves a bus that breaks down, and the second occurred when Brad was a supervisor. 13:36 Part 3: Integrity and the Walking Billboard Brad advises us on how we can strengthen our leadership. He distinguishes management from leadership, and discusses integrity. _________________________________ How You Can Support the Show Unlabeled Leadership is a free service for people to learn about leadership. If you want to support the show, you can make a $0.99 donation. Your support reduces production expenses. https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/support Robynne Orr is the opening voice narrator. To learn more about her amazing storytelling capabilities, visit Robynne’s website, R.ORR. No transcript available (future enhancement) Episode links Brad’s LinkedIn Profile, website, company LinkedIn page Gary DePaul’s website  Gary's books:    What the Heck Is Leadership and Why Should I Care?    Nine Practices of 21st Century Leadership    The 2022 HRBP Report Background Music You can find all the musical tracks at Envato Elements. 00:00 Theme music: Uplift Corporate Inspire by OlexandrIgnatov 01:20 Positive Pop by BlackSeaMusic 07:42 Motivate by Awesome_Music 09:51 Happy Celebration by EliansProductions 13:19 Acoustic Guitar Background by Awesome_Music 17:16 Fun and Flirtyby BrownHouseMedia Lead on! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/support
Feb 8 2022
18 mins
128: Diego Ugalde Explains that Mistakes Are the Pathway to Growth
128: Diego Ugalde Explains that Mistakes Are the Pathway to Growth I invite guests to share personal stories about acts of leadership that help shape their lives. In Episode 127, Diego Ugalde shares a fable by Alan Watts, explains how walking among workers doesn’t give you the pulse of employees, and talks about a conversation that he had with his daughter. Prologue As a Navy SEAL, Diego Ugalde served three combat tours in Iraq. He participated in more than 250 highly classified combat and Advanced Special Operations missions. Now retired, Diego is the CEO of The Trident Approach. His team of current and former Navy SEALS teach the best of what they learned from their time in The Teams. They have a Deep Connection to the SELF and to Humanity. 01:03 Part 1: Using a Different Lens Diego shares Alan Watt’s story, The Chinese Farmer, and explains why it affected his perspective. 10:42 Part 2: Do You Know Your Own Pulse? Diego questions the claim that, by walking among cubicles, an executive can discover the pulse of his people. Diego explains why this is challenging and mythical. 19:47 Part 3: Mistakes, Curiosity, and Growth Diego takes us on a journey from his attic to a conversation with his daughter and then a discussion about being human. _________________________________ How You Can Support the Show Unlabeled Leadership is a free service for people to learn about leadership. If you want to support the show, you can make a $0.99 donation. Your support reduces production expenses. https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/support No transcript available (future enhancement) Episode links Diego's LinkedIn Profile, The Trident Approach website, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, email  Video, Alan Watts ~ The Story of the Chinese Farmer Greatest asset, FranklinCovey and HarperCollins Leadership Release Book, Master Mentors (read the Todd Davis excerpt) Gary DePaul’s website  Gary's books:    What the Heck Is Leadership and Why Should I Care?    Nine Practices of 21st Century Leadership    The 2022 HRBP Report Background Music You can find all the musical tracks at Envato Elements. 00:00 Theme music: Uplift Corporate Inspire by OlexandrIgnatov 00:45 Eco Corporate by ToucanMusic 10:24 Blue Swing by Remstunes 19:29 Inspiring Summer Upbeat Energetic Positive Pop by Alex_MakeMusic 26:42 Fun and by BrownHouseMedia Lead on! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/support
Feb 1 2022
27 mins
127: Scott Jeffrey Miller with Stories of Humility and Gratitude
I invite guests to share personal stories about acts of leadership that help shape their lives. In Episode 127, Scott Miller shares what Hyrum W. Smith said to him, talks about a story in which the president of his division showed courage and kindness, and advises us about retaining employees. Prologue Capping a 25-year career as a chief marketing officer and executive vice president of business development, Scott Jeffrey Miller currently serves as FranklinCovey’s senior advisor on thought leadership. Scott hosts On Leadership with Scott Miller, the world’s largest and fastest-growing leadership podcast, reaching more than six million people weekly. 01:39 Part 1: Perspective: A Life with No Arms or Legs Scott shares something that Hyrum W. Smith explained to him that put his life into perspective. 06:36 Part 2: Striking a Match at A Gas Station In this remarkable story of courage and kindness, Scott explains how the president of his division helped him with his development. 16:05 Part 3: The Relationship Asset Scott advises us to think about retaining employees, especially during the Great Resignation. _________________________________ How You Can Support the Show Unlabeled Leadership is a free service for people to learn about leadership. If you want to support the show, you can make a $0.99 donation. Your support reduces production expenses. https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/support No transcript available (future enhancement) Episode links Scott’s LinkedIn Profile, website, books, 100 Coaches profile, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Inc. column Podcast, FranklinCovey On Leadership with Scott Miller FranklinCovey website Hyrum W. Smith Episode 087: Ed Gash on Gratitude for Feedback Gary DePaul’s website  Background Music You can find all the musical tracks at Envato Elements. 00:00 Theme music: Uplift Corporate Inspire by OlexandrIgnatov 01:20 Corporate Industry by ToucanMusic 06:17 Play It Baby by simming 15:46 Telephone Lines by simming 23:05 Fun and Flirtyby BrownHouseMedia Lead on! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/support
Jan 25 2022
24 mins