Leaders Last

Leaders Last

Welcome to "Leaders Last," a podcast by leaderologist Dr. David M Robertson. We explore leadership theories and principles and organizational and personal development topics. Our show helps you build leadership skills and apply them in real-world situations. Key areas we discuss include executive coaching, team building, communication skills, strategic planning, problem-solving, decision-making, and more. Join us on your leadership journey and tune in for valuable insights. Available on iHeart Radio, Spotify, Amazon Music, and more. Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/dr-david-robertson/support

Episodes

March 5, 2024 6 mins

Today, we'll discuss a common misconception: the incompatibility of mindfulness and leadership. In this episode, you'll learn a few interesting things about mindful leadership, as well as a few tactics to achieve a higher level of mindfulness.

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If you are a leader, you need a mentee. If you are a leader, you need a mentor. It's that simple. Let's chat about it!

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This week, we answer the question, "What does a leaderologist need to know?" That's a great question! There is a lot that goes into that, but here is a basic overview of the interdisciplinary components of the science of leadership.

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November 6, 2023 14 mins

How do we identify true leadership expertise? How do we discern true leadership information from the pseudo-leadership nonsense? Great questions. It's harder than most appreciate because people desire to hear things that reaffirm their misconceptions. Let's talk about it!

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Learning toward risk and balancing that with safety. That's a tough one for most leaders, but it is a critical element of effective leadership. Let's talk about it!

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October 23, 2023 14 mins

Measuring leadership development is hard. It's not easy because of all of the things that are immeasurable. However, it's not impossible. Today, I'll share the "I.B.O.T. Method."

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October 16, 2023 27 mins

Tribalism can be good and bad. For leaders, we must understand its utility while guarding against the potential negatives. How do we bring people together for a common cause without spiraling into isolationism and division? There is a way!

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October 9, 2023 27 mins

This episode explores the essential qualities that set true leaders apart, focusing on resolve, strategy, and conviction. If you are an effective leader, you are among the few. Either way, I'm going to ask you to examine your own leadership styles and discover how you can navigate challenges, make informed decisions, and lead with purpose, even in the face of adversity.

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Explore the F.U.S.I.O.N. Model for Effective Team Building, a structured framework encompassing Familiarity, Uniqueness, Synergy, Integrity, Oneness, and Norms. Learn how these key components can help teams thrive, fostering trust, collaboration, and success in any environment. Don't miss this one!

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September 25, 2023 13 mins

This is an interesting topic because it is definitely a double-edged sword. Immediate responses can be great. Immediate responses too often are a problem. Delayed responses can provide great perceptions. Delayed responses too often can destroy you. Let's talk about it.

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September 18, 2023 12 mins

Respect is critically important for leaders. So, should leaders demand it? It's a little more complex than a simple yes or no. Let's talk about it.

This will be a great tool to go along with the Adversity Nexus.

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September 11, 2023 22 mins

Not all change is created equal. Sometimes we must adapt to change. Other times we must resist change. The question is, how do we navigate that, and how can we know which is the correct path? In this episode, we'll discuss the complexity of change, and I will provide you with some simple tools to help you know how to navigate change at a moment's notice.

This will be a great tool to go along with the Adversity Nexus.

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September 4, 2023 16 mins

In this episode, I'm going to share the Adversity Nexus with you. , This will help you navigate the journey from adversity towards renewal. However, it's a cycle, and it's a really good idea to see each stage for what it is. Moreover, it's really important to understand the perils of complacency during periods of abundance.

If you would like to learn more, be sure to check out the Adversity Nexus.

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August 28, 2023 40 mins

In this podcast episode, I share an unpopular notion that safety may not be our friend and that, perhaps, it's not something that leaders should over-emphasize. In many ways, over-emphasized safety leads to the very things we sought to avoid. Let’s chat about it.

Here's the link discussed in the podcast: https://nlainfo.org/Articles/13231898

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In this podcast episode, we talk about misconceptions surrounding leadership education and development and the importance of seeking guidance from qualified professionals in the field of leaderology. There is a flawed perception that practical experience alone qualifies someone to train and develop others in leadership. Leadership is a distinct science with interdisciplinary expertise. Moreover, we’ll discuss the significant impact...

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In this episode, we’ll delve into the ongoing debate between knowledge and experience. Recent trends on social media have seen a preference for experience over knowledge, implying that it’s okay to reject education in favor of practical experience. Bad idea! Even experienced football players have to study the plays. Allow me to demonstrate some potential pitfalls of relying solely on experience without a solid foundation of knowled...

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August 7, 2023 17 mins

In this podcast episode, we’ll discuss the problem of being "too smart to get hired." We’ll also discuss why hiring for compliance over intelligence is flawed, and I’ll offer some advice for job seekers to highlight their skills effectively. Let’s chat about it.

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In this episode of Leaders Last, we challenge the conventional wisdom that emotional intelligence is the single most important leadership skill, and we explore crisis leadership as an example to demonstrate this point. Crisis leadership involves strategic decision-making, effective communication, and adaptability to respond swiftly to unexpected challenges. The value of individuals with strong problem-anticipation skills, even thou...

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July 24, 2023 11 mins

In this episode of Leaders Last, we'll discuss Carolyn Christie's view that references can be unreliable. We'll also explore the legal, one-sided, and sometimes biased aspects of relying on them. And then, I'll offer you some practical alternatives to reference reliance, such as a vision-focused approach, structured job criteria, work samples, and panel interviews, to help organizations make better hiring decisions....

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In this episode, we delve into three distinct red flags that often emerge during the hiring process. These red flags include an organization's failure to disclose a salary range, an organization's inquiry about a candidate's salary expectations, and an organization's interest in knowing the candidate's previous or current salaries. Do these red flags indicate potential issues with the organizational culture? Sho...

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