Innovating Leadership, Co-Creating Our Future

Innovating Leadership, Co-Creating Our Future

The pace of change in the world is increasing exponentially and shows no signs of slowing down. Leadership is evolving and requires more and more innovative leaders to keep up. Many leaders update what they lead but not how they think about and act as leaders. They become outdated. This matters because Leadership creates strategic advantage. This show features interviews with global business executives, thought leaders and academics in a wide range of industries. They discuss their most pressing issues and the innovative approaches they have employed to transform their challenges into opportunities and advantages. The application of proven concepts and tools that may be applied to build your organization and deliver sustainable success are presented and discussed. Become an innovative leader in your own right! Tune in every Tuesday at 11 AM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Business Channel.

Episodes

August 9, 2022 48 min
Having trouble filling positions? Brace yourself: the Great Resignation is morphing into the Job Hopper Economy. Evan Sohn, the CEO of Recruiter.com, is in a unique position to see beyond the simplistic explanations of TV pundits. He joins host Maureen Metcalf to share his big-picture view of the state of hiring today…and where it will be tomorrow. Lesson 1: “Money solves all problems” is a pre-pandemic thought that no longer a...
Share
Mark as Played
Whether it’s official or not, the signs of a looming recession surround us. But that doesn’t necessarily mean doom-and-gloom. During the Great Recession of 2008, for example, while GM needed a huge government bailout to survive, Ford made it through without a Federal dime. Both are large automakers, both based in Detroit, so what made the difference? Planning! Ford started preparing for a downturn nearly two years before. Gre...
Share
Mark as Played
A major myth in politics and business is that arrogant, over-confident people are better leaders. But reality reveals the opposite: humility combined with ambition drives the best leadership performance – and that, in turn, improves the entire organization. Author and Trinity University professor Amer Kaissi discusses the details with host Maureen Metcalf. His new book, Humbitious, digs deep into the reasons the humble-yet-ambit...
Share
Mark as Played
Chris Resch of 66 Degrees and Joe DiDonato of Baker Communications (BCI) continue discussing the impacts of a recession on sales teams; the discussion started in Part 1. Too many organizations start trimming staff when revenues drop -- but downsizing isn't a one-size-fits-all answer. Hard data can help you make objective decisions...so you're RIGHTsizing your team to stay strong. That can mean the hard times won't be...
Share
Mark as Played
Every business has its ups and downs. But when trauma hits, the worst thing to do is ignore it. The best: tend to your people! Rachael Kelly watched the effects of COVID quarantine rapidly cascade through the restaurant industry…including at her organization: Smokey Bones. As a restaurant chain, the quarantine hit Smokey Bones hard -- and almost instantly. That, in turn, created serious issues for servers and other restaurant s...
Share
Mark as Played
“Character is what you do.” That’s a fundamental leadership principle for George Limbert, president of Red Roof. This is our second visit with George since he began his leadership journey as a first-time corporate president last summer. Red Roof has prospered under his guidance, proving the value of his philosophies. Character sits at their core. A focus on character led to many innovations at Red Roof, including their Women’s...
Share
Mark as Played
Recession is a very real possibility – if not probability – if the worldwide economy continues on its present path. How can you recession-proof your organization? With data…and people. The two may seem to be polar opposites, but mixing good data about your sales team along with employee-centric leadership forges a two-sided key to surviving – even thriving in – a recession. Chris Resch of tech firm 66 Degrees and Baker Communic...
Share
Mark as Played
July 5, 2022 56 min
Adulthood is kryptonite. We’re all born with superpowers. Curiosity is the most easily recognizable. As children, we’re flooded with it. But as adults, instead of being rewarded for having a million questions, we’re expected to have the answers. Leaders, in particular, believe they should have all the answers. Your superpowers are still there, and truly great leaders know how to unlock them. John Reid will help you rediscover ...
Share
Mark as Played
June 28, 2022 55 min
Raj Subrameyer knows about toxic leadership first-hand: HE was a toxic leader. Fortunately, Raj learned before it was too late that the toxins affect the leaders just as much as their teams. Anxiety, depression, anger, sleeplessness, illness...they all mount up. In this episode, Raj talks about his former leadership style, and his subsequent journey to a better work life. In the process, he reveals lessons on personal branding...
Share
Mark as Played
Google “leadership communication skills” sometime. You get 3.5 BILLION results. How does a leader know where to start improving their skills? Today, Jonathan Reitz, CoachNet's FLUXIFY's Director for Training/CEO, joins Maureen to discuss how to build a roadmap every leader can use to gather useful feedback, make a self-assessment and raise their own communication game.
Share
Mark as Played
Ruchira Chaudhary, leading executive coach and author of 'Coaching: The Secret Code to Uncommon Leadership' will share insights based on her award-winning book and discuss how coaching is the secret sauce of Uncommon or Extraordinary Leadership. She believes Coaching has never been as important than it is today. Our turbulent times require leaders that empower, elevate and enable. Leaders that build trust, resilience and ad...
Share
Mark as Played
June 7, 2022 57 min
Peter Kozodoy joins Maureento discuss how to use strategic brutal honesty to improve your sales, marketing, recruiting and so much more. He will also share the simple 2-question technique that teaches us how to shake off the self-limiting talk that prevents us from success and how to use honestly like a Jedi mind-trick to spark creativity, resolve interpersonal conflicts and become a more effective and empowered leader.
Share
Mark as Played
May 31, 2022 57 min
We’ve all seen seismic changes in the brave new world of work; that’s doubly so for leaders and their coaches. Leadership coaches must become steeped in the Next Rules of Work – to help their clients navigate this post-pandemic workplace. Gary joins Maureen to discuss what those next rules of work are, why they’re so critical for leaders to learn, and the “sets” leaders need to do it: mindset, skillset, and toolset.
Share
Mark as Played
Employees want to be heard. They want to know their employer wants the best for them. Continental Services heard – and worked hard to innovate their company culture to fully focus on the employee journey. Heather Krentler, Continental’s chief administrative officer, joins host Maureen Metcalf to explore Continental’s employee-led culture and how it came to be; the changes made not just to engagement, but sourcing the best talent ...
Share
Mark as Played
May 17, 2022 57 min
Although our bodies stop growing, our minds continue to develop throughout adulthood. But seeing the world differently can be confusing as your old brain emerges into the new. That confusion can be doubly difficult for leaders navigating their own growth (or Vertical Development) with that of their teams. At each successive level, leaders expand their capacity – yet face new shadows: areas of confusion and challenge. By understa...
Share
Mark as Played
David DeRam, co-founder and CEO at Greenlight Gurus, joins Maureen to discuss actionable insights on using autohypnosis and mindset to achieve elite performance. He wants to help other business leaders learn the less-than-conventional methods he's used to achieve incredible results and how they can replicate them in their lives.
Share
Mark as Played
Leaders now face a level of uncertainty most of us have not seen – or could foresee – earlier in our careers. The world is in flux. How should leadership adapt in response to the changes happening in the world? We need to combine the wisdom of the past with new perspectives and tactics. With his past in Fortune 100 corporate America and his present in the innovative start-up world, Greg Moran’s experience and vision provide a gu...
Share
Mark as Played
Jason Lioy of Dawn Foods joins Maureen as part of the Connex Executive Insights Series sponsored by Connex Partners. Together they will explore DEI and employee engagement through the lenses of inclusion, empathy, and authenticity. They will discuss how Dawn Foods has created a psychologically safe environment for people to bring their whole selves to work and how that’s helping drive both retention and core business strategy.
Share
Mark as Played
When an organization truly understands a problem and an innovative solution is implemented, people can get behind that organization and true change begins to happen. That’s the story of 412 Food Rescue and how Leah Lizarondo saw the solution of food waste recovery as an answer to those in food insecurity. Maureen is joined by Leah to discuss Leah's motivation and how she reimagined the solution to be an organization that solv...
Share
Mark as Played
April 16, 2022 28 min
On the Baker Communications Sales Leader Series, Jill Guardia, Executive Director of Sales Enablement at TriNet, Debbi Varela, Leader in Revenue Enablement at ProCore and Joe DiDonato, Chief of Staff at Baker Communications join Maureen to discuss Sales Enablement, why this is important to the sales organization, what the value proposition for sales enablement is and how to build a team around you. This is part 1 of a 2 part serie...
Share
Mark as Played

Popular Podcasts

    Current and classic episodes, featuring compelling true-crime mysteries, powerful documentaries and in-depth investigations.

    Crime Junkie

    If you can never get enough true crime... Congratulations, you’ve found your people.

    Stuff You Should Know

    If you've ever wanted to know about champagne, satanism, the Stonewall Uprising, chaos theory, LSD, El Nino, true crime and Rosa Parks then look no further. Josh and Chuck have you covered.

    The Daily

    This is what the news should sound like. The biggest stories of our time, told by the best journalists in the world. Hosted by Michael Barbaro. Twenty minutes a day, five days a week, ready by 6 a.m.

    The Bobby Bones Show

    Listen to 'The Bobby Bones Show' by downloading the daily full replay.

Advertise With Us

For You

    Music, radio and podcasts, all free. Listen online or download the iHeart App.

    Connect

    © 2022 iHeartMedia, Inc.