Ford Taylor Talks

Ford Taylor Talks

Especially in these challenging times, we all want to improve our relationships within our family, community, career, business, government, church, and every other aspect of our lives. We want to be better and move toward the vision we have for ourselves and our organizations.During each episode of Ford Taylor Talks, you will be pointed to tools, ingredients, and behaviors that can be implemented right away to help with real-life issues and communication. This practical guidance will help you solve the constraints that have been keeping you from being the person you want to be.If you want to LOVE the right way, have INFLUENCE with those around you, and TRANSFORM both your life and the lives of others (or as Ford Taylor says, “get L.I.T.”), this is the podcast for you.

Episodes

July 14, 2022 32 min

Ford and Patrick lay out the steps to bring positive change and personal growth.

Questions explored in this episode: 

  • How does a personal evaluation help with personal growth? 
  • What are steps to initiate personal growth? 
  • Ford Taylor and Patrick Williams give practical and implementable tools to transform individuals, organizations, families, cities, and nations. 

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    Ford and Patrick discuss how to keep your transformational leadership mindset as you navigate the challenges of life.

    Questions explored in this episode:  

  • What is a transformational leadership mindset? 
  • During these chaotic times how do we maintain the TL mindset and get through chaos? 
  • Ford Taylor and Patrick Williams give practical and implementable tools to transform individuals, organizations, families, cities, and nations. 

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    Ford slows down to explain the two ways Transformational Leadership is taught. To make TL accessible and usable by all organizations, two different options are available to meet everyone’s needs, without being hypocritical. Ford and Patrick define hypocrisy and how often the word is thrown around.

    Questions explored in this episode: 

  • What does Plain Glass mean? 
  • What does Stained Glass mean? 
  • What makes something or someone hypocritica...
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    March 16, 2022 35 min

    Ford and Patrick discuss the correlation between home life and work life.  

    Questions explored in this episode: 

  • How does a home life translate to work life? 
  • Can you teach an old dog new tricks? 
  • How can you stay consistence between all spheres of your life? 
  • What is the first step to make things better at home? 
  • Ford Taylor and Patrick Williams give practical and implementable tools to transform individuals, organizations, families, ci...

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    March 2, 2022 33 min

    Ford and Patrick discuss the benefits of being a mentor or having a mentor. They talk about important steps to starting a mentor relationship. It is important for mentors to have experience in the specific area and that their actions match their words.  

    Questions explored in this episode: 

  • What is the difference between mentoring, counseling, and coaching? 
  • What makes a good mentor? 
  • Why is it important to have mentors? 
  • Where can I go...
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    Ford and Patrick discuss the background of Transformational Leadership and how it developed into what it is today. 

    Questions explored in this episode: 

  • How did Transformational Leadership get started? 
  • Where does all the information come from? 
  • Why is forgiveness so important? 
  • Ford Taylor and Patrick Williams give practical and implementable tools to transform individuals, organizations, families, cities, and nations. 

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    February 2, 2022 19 min

    New You in 2022 Part 1 was about relationships, part 2 talks group dynamics. Groups have both relational and transactional people within them, becoming a relactional leader means you can do both. What can you improve on to be a new you in 2022? 

    Questions explored in this episode: 

  • What is VPMOSA? 
  • How can I rebuild, restore, and supercharge relationships? 
  • What are the benefits of a social covenant? 
  • What is the difference between rela...
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    January 19, 2022 24 min

    The best way to start a new year is to restore, rebuild and supercharge your relationships. Ford and Patrick talk about focusing on relationships in the new year. 

    Questions explored in this episode: 

  • What are the steps to restore and rebuild your relationships? 
  • What are common blind spots people have? 
  • Why is having an accountability partner important? 
  • Ford Taylor and Patrick Williams give practical and implementable tools to transfo...

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    January 5, 2022 27 min

    Ford and Patrick discuss failure. The two speak on common reasons and situations that cause leaders to fail and how to address these issues. How can I get people to want to join and stay on my team? 

    Questions explored in this episode: 

  • What are reasons leaders fail? 
  • Why are bumper buddies important? 
  • What is the trust continuum? 
  • How can I gain and keep trust? 
  • Why is role clarity important?  
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    December 16, 2021 29 min

    Ford and Patrick speak about the connection between leadership and influence. The two discuss the five areas of influence. They give ways to better your influence, as well as examples of people who have helped shape them into the men they are today.  

    Questions explored in this episode: 

  • What is influence? 
  • How are leadership and influence connected? 
  • Who are people who have had a lasting impact on your life? 
  • What made them influential...
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    December 2, 2021 23 min

    Fall 2021 is filled with transitions, people are leaving or moving jobs for new reasons due to the pandemic. Ford and Patrick discuss how to navigate this transition time, whether you are switching companies or careers. Know what you are looking for and go find it, if you can’t find it, go be it using the right behavior and tools. 

    Questions explored in this episode: 

  • Why is now a good time to transition? 
  • What questions should you as...
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    November 10, 2021 31 min

    Problems arise all the time, Ford and Patrick give tips to help solve problems within organizations or relationships. First tip, take responsibility of your own thoughts, feeling, and actions. ?

    Questions explored in this episode:?

  • What is the relationship continuum??
  • Why is face-to-face conflict resolution difficult??
  • What are seven common problems in an organization??
  • What are 3 quick tips to become a better problem solver??
  • Descriptio...

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    October 27, 2021 25 min

    Patrick and Ford discuss how to deal with anger and have a rational conversation. A common enemy, Covid 19, has turned people against each other instead of working together to defeat a common enemy. How can we have logical conversations and keep relationships?

    Questions explored in this episode: 

  • What happens to my brain and body when I get angry? 
  • What is anger routed in? 
  • How can I deal with others having a different opinion than me?...
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    October 13, 2021 27 min

    Ford and Patrick discuss times of feeling tired and unmotivated. We can all go through it when we put too much on our plate at once, Ford discusses tricks to pull yourself out of weariness and back into your normal rhythm. A rested body performs better; check your rest, check your sleep and ask for help.

    Questions explored in this episode: 

  • Are you feeling weary? 
  • What are some tricks to get you out of this period of tiredness? 
  • What a...
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    September 8, 2021 21 min

     Ford and Patrick discuss how to own your mistakes instead of making excuses. When you make excuses and blame others, you become the problem. When you don’t make excuses, you become the solution. 

    Questions explored in this episode:

  • What happens to my leadership and influence when I make excuses?
  • How can I own my mistakes?
  • How does acknowledging your mistakes help with your leadership?
  • What are the 3 steps of owning personal responsibil...
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    Ford and Patrick talk about the difference between internal and external processors. They discuss the importance of using both types of processors’ strengths to build an organization or company. Ford gives tips for how to get everyone involved at the table. 

    Questions explored in this episode: 

  • What are internal processors? 
  • What are external processors? 
  • What do internal processors bring to the table? 
  • What do external processors bring...
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    Patrick and Ford discuss the difference between a peacekeeper and a peacemaker. Conflict is going to happen, learn how to be a peacemaker instead of just a peacekeeper.   

    Questions explored in this episode: 

  • What is a peacekeeper? 
  • What is a peacemaker? 
  • Is conflict bad? 
  • How do I know if I am a peacekeeper or a peacemaker? 

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    Patrick received a message about how TL is soft skills and he didn’t see how to would impact his bottom line, Ford tells how to turn these “soft skills” into profits. 

    Questions explored in this episode:

    How do you build a high performing team?

    What are ways to build your influence?

    What are some statistics that show the benefit of TL?

    Why is it important to remove the biggest constraints to become successful?

    What is more impactful on p...

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    Ford and Patrick give specific examples of real-world Transformational Leadership in action. The duo reflects on organizations and individuals they have worked through situations with and how to properly react to those issues.

    Questions explored in this episode:

  • What is the six-step apology?
  • How can you open the door for feedback?
  • When should you give feedback?
  • Why should younger people find an older, more experienced mentor?
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    June 23, 2021 24 min

    With the world opening back up and people going back into the office, Patrick and Ford discuss how to build or rebuild your team. The two explain steps to build trust and come together around a common vision.

    Questions explored in this episode:

  • What is an organization or team?
  • What makes a high performing team?
  • What is the trust continuum?
  • What makes a good leader?
  • What is the six-step apology?
  • Ford Taylor and Patrick Williams give pract...

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