All Episodes

December 9, 2021 35 min

In perhaps this podcast's most epic (we mean that literally) conversational journey to-date, Marlene and JR with guest, leadership development coach Alisdair Smith, take you from critical explorations of authoritarianism and idealism, through tactical approaches to balancing effectiveness with efficiency, the value of naming, being a "learn-it-all," honouring but not dwelling on the past, and the role of nurse logs in old growth forests. Just in case you're worried they might lose the way, no fear - this is all harnessed to together exploring exactly how Leadership Practitioners use forward-focused mindsets to co-create possible positive, compelling and intriguing futures.

About Alisdair Smith
Alisdair is an International Coaching Federation certified coach who works with executive leaders and teams across Canada. He specializes in human creativity and development related to governance, ethics, strategic thinking, teamwork, and leadership and works with diverse clients, from large corporations like Microsoft to NGO’s in Goa, India. Alisdair has also taught leadership and teamwork at the Masters level at 3 Canadian universities and has facilitated dialogues for the Dalai Lama Centre for Peace and Education and Simon Fraser University’s Centre for Dialogue.

This podcast is listener supported. If you find value in what you've just heard, please consider supporting us by joining a Leadership Practitioner™ Connection. Monthly subscriptions start at $0.00. Go to https://leadershippractitioner.org/connection for more details.

Mark as Played

Advertise With Us

Popular Podcasts

Dateline NBC
Crime Junkie

Crime Junkie

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

The Piketon Massacre

The Piketon Massacre

The most notorious mass murder in Ohio’s history happened on the night of April 21, 2016 in rural Pike County. Four crime scenes, thirty-two gunshot wounds, eight members of the Rhoden family left dead in their homes. Two years later a local family of four, the Wagners, are arrested and charged with the crimes. As the Wagners await four back-to-back capital murder trials, the KT Studios team revisits Pike County to examine: crime-scene forensics, upcoming legal proceedings, and the ties that bind the victims and the accused. As events unfold and new crimes are uncovered, what will it mean for all involved? What will it mean for Pike County?

For You

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

    Connect

    © 2022 iHeartMedia, Inc.