Leader’s Guide to Cognitive Budgeting

Actions are a product of our thoughts. Amidst the pandemic, leaders tend to overthink rather than take necessary actions in the workplace. Instead of focusing on leading, a leader’s mental energy and time is often consumed by ruminations— negative cycles of thought that lead to nowhere, and can affect how the leader performs.

On today’s podcast episode, we interview Jordan Birnbaum, Chief Operating Officer of BEESY, Industrial and Organizational Psychologist and Behavioral Economist. Today’s discussion is locked-in on his article published in MIT-SMR (Sloan Management Review), “Building the Cognitive Budget for Your Most Effective Mind.” It focuses on topics related to creating a cognitive budget, infusing reflection, eradicating rumination, and building mental practices that can help create powerful employee engagement.

Keys to Strategic and Realistic Innovation 

In a world wherein change is constant, products and services are continuously improved every single year. Amidst the pandemic, how does your organization keep up with the current competition? Does your organization have the right strategies, tools and resources? Does your organization have what it takes to keep your competitive edge alive in the ever-changing market conditions?

On today’s podcast episode, we interview Elvin Turner who is the author of Be Less Zombie: How Great Organizations Create Dynamic Innovation, Fearless Leadership and Passionate People. Today’s topic is locked-in on strategic and realistic methodologies on innovation–an important and essential characteristic of many successful organizations who are making a mark in this fast-paced world.

Hybrid Meeting Management Techniques 

Meetings are vital in every organization. Due to the pandemic, we are forced to become more flexible in terms of meeting types. Hybrid meetings are a simultaneous mixture of in – person and virtual meetings. The main challenge in leading such meetings is how to conduct engaging, conducive and productive meetings with some people in the room and some joining remotely.

On today’s podcast episode we have Karin Reed–CEO of Speaker Dynamics, an Emmy Award-Winning Journalist, and co-author of the book, Suddenly Hybrid: Managing the Modern Meeting. In this podcast, Karen shares key strategies for implementing and managing hybrid meetings.

Effective Leadership Strategies in the Face of Uncertainty

Due to the pandemic, the world is put on a status of uncertainty. Leadership roles in workplaces– whether on-site or remote– have been challenging. Leaders struggle on how to become stronger and effective because of these challenges.

On today’s episode, we’re privileged to have Tom Kolditz, a retired Brigadier General who led the department of Behavioral Sciences and Leadership at West Point for 12 years. You will learn how to become an effective leader in the face of uncertainty, and also learn methods for building trust, staying outwardly focused, being seen as human, and building hope among your team members.

Employee Burnout is Real! – Secrets to Motivation and Retention

Burnout is real. It is officially identified by the World Health Organization as an occupational phenomenon. At the root of burnout are broken and unfair policies, and it can’t be fixed by wellness and meditation practices. That’s like putting a bandaid on a failed artery.

In today’s podcast, we have Jennifer Moss, the author of the Burnout Epidemic and Unlocking Happiness at Work. Jennifer is an international speaker and expert on burnout and an award-winning journalist and syndicated radio columnist. If you run a company or a team, you have to listen to this podcast so you can prevent burnout as you Team Anywhere.

The 3 Characteristics Leaders Need to Practice in Today’s Environment

Virtual teams are becoming more and more prevalent in business today. Many companies have employees working from multiple locations. When email and video conferencing become your main modes of communication, it can be a struggle sometimes to make sure everyone is on the same page.

In today’s podcast, we interview leadership and culture guru David Mead. David co-authored the book, Find Your Why, with Simon Sinek. Today we learn how leaders can build greater connections through genuine feedback, solid appreciation, and brutal responsibility while creating meaningful engagement as you Team Anywhere.

Strategies to Keep Employees Engaged Throughout the Great Resignation

The great resignation is upon us. Workers are leaving their jobs in droves as they retool and seek lives full of passion. Leaders are left wondering what went wrong, and they can retain their employees. So what does a leader do in times like this?

On today’s podcast, we interview Raj Subrameyer, tech career strategist, and author of, Skyrocket Your Career. Raj breaks it down and offers four solutions that provide the key to keeping employees engaged. All of them are based on transparency and clear expectations.

Make Memorable Team Events using Experience Design

Make Memorable Team Events using Experience Design

As team leaders, business owners and managers, we have a new responsibility when we bring our employees together and that’s to make those gatherings effective, memorable, and frankly, worth the effort to drag our team members from their homes to the office. Yet there aren’t any resources on how to create those gatherings until now.

On today’s podcast, we interviewed a returning guest, Carolene MĂ©li, an Experience Strategist, who has created a tool to help anyone design a gathering that your employees will never stop talking about. The tool that will help leaders Bring Back the Buzz.

How to Create Culture Change in Your Company

Only 15% of companies that try to make a culture change are successful. Yet culture, according to Satya Nadella at Microsoft, is the biggest predictor of future success. The main reason that culture change rarely ever works is because it’s really, really hard to change. That’s why if you’re trying to change your culture, you’ll want to read Kevin Oakes’ book, “Culture Renovation: 18 Leadership Actions to Build an Unshakable Company.”

6 Practices for Leading a Remote Team

When it comes to gainful employment, it’s a buyers market. Power has shifted to employees and now companies require the best from their leaders to create the conditions for high engagement.
In today’s episode, we interview Scott Miller, leadership expert and podcast host of FranklinCovey on Leadership with over 7 million downloads per week, and author of Wallstreet Journal Bestseller book, Everyone Deserves a Great Manager.
You’re going to learn why people quit their jobs, what they are focusing on more in the post-pandemic environment, and the six critical practices for leading a team from anywhere.