Feb 9 2024
The Chris Voss Show Podcast – Transforming Workplace Wellbeing Through Exceptional Leadership: The Happy Hires Approach
Transforming Workplace Wellbeing Through Exceptional Leadership: The Happy Hires Approach
About the Guest(s):
Lindsay Tsang is the founder of Happy Hires, a company focused on transforming toxic work environments into places where people are energized and inspired by exceptional leadership. With a background as a trained therapist, Lindsay partners with CEOs and owner operators of small to medium-sized enterprises to excel in leadership. He offers strategic planning, executive coaching, job benchmarking, and dynamic team workshops. Lindsay is currently pursuing a PhD in organizational psychology, specializing in leadership and positive psychology. He is also a certified executive coach through the Center for Executive Coaching.
In this episode, host Chris Voss interviews Lindsay Tsang, the founder of Happy Hires. Lindsay shares his insights on the profound impact of leadership on workplace well-being and the importance of creating workplaces where people are energized and inspired. He discusses the concept of servant leadership and how it prioritizes the needs of individuals over the organization. Lindsay also highlights the five priorities of leadership: purpose, people, pace, perception, and profit. He explains the SOAR model of strategic planning, which focuses on strengths, opportunities, aspirations, and results. Throughout the conversation, Lindsay emphasizes the significance of psychological capital and positive mindsets in effective leadership.
Servant leadership prioritizes the needs of individuals over the organization, creating workplaces where people are energized and inspired.
The five priorities of leadership are purpose, people, pace, perception, and profit. When these priorities are aligned, organizations thrive.
The SOAR model of strategic planning focuses on strengths, opportunities, aspirations, and results, fostering collaboration and positive dialogue.
Psychological capital, including hope, efficacy, resilience, and optimism, plays a crucial role in effective leadership and positive outcomes in the workplace.
Developing a clear vision, setting challenging goals, and achieving them are essential for building confidence and increasing efficacy.
"The whole point of leadership is to align the strengths of the organization so well that the weaknesses become irrelevant." - Peter Drucker
"Hope is when I can see the end goal that I'm trying to achieve and I can also see the pathway towards it." - Lindsay Tsang
"Confidence is my belief in my abilities to make a positive outcome when I put effort into something." - Lindsay Tsang