Leadership Leverage is a weekly radio talk show hosted by rd&partner’s President, Dr. Robert Denker, that provides you with timely & realistic advice on growing your business, hiring & developing top talent, and implementing strategies for customer and employee excellence.
Leadership Leverage covers a broad range of topics, industries and challenges facing business leaders. Guests of the show come from a wide array of backgrounds to bring you a comprehensive and unbiased look into the ins and outs of dealing with the most frustrating and time consuming issues facing your business.
Today on Leadership Leverage we gain a deep understanding of how “endings” are a natural part of business and life and why endings aren’t failures, but necessary opportunities for creating something better. Whether it’s a career choice, a personal relationship or a business venture that isn’t working, it’s essential as an effective leader to know when and how to let go.
Margaret Morford helps us learn about the biggest “political blunders” people make in the workplace—mistakes so damaging that they doom most people to unsatisfying, never-fully-realized careers. She is the author of the business books, “Management Courage – Having the Heart of a Lion” and “The Hidden Language of Business – Workplace Politics, Power & Influence.” For more information on Margaret, go to www.thehredge.net
Marshall Goldsmith shares his insights about how successful leaders can become even more successful. His best-selling book What Got You Here Won’t Get You There is the foundation of our episode today. His articles, videos, and resource pages — all of which all can be accessed on www.marshallgoldsmithlibrary.com — have been viewed by more than 4 million visitors from over 195 countries.
Richard Florida, Director, Martin Prosperity Institute at the University of Toronto and Author of The Great Reset, discusses the implications of leadership as we all look at new ways of working & living in this “post-crash” economy. Florida is one of the world’s leading public intellectuals on economic competitiveness, demographic trends, and cultural and technological innovation. For more information on Richard and to get a copy of his book, go to: www.creativeclass.com
W. Stanton Smith leads us through an informative discussion on how to decode generational differences. Whether you are a Boomer; Gen X or Gen Y; or even a Re-Gen you will learn how to better lead, follow, and become a more effective contributor. His best-selling book…entitled Decoding Generational Differences: Changing your mindset…without losing your mind is the focus of our episode. For more information go to: www.wstantonsmith.com
Guy Harris, co-author of the book From Bud to Boss: Secrets to a Successful Transition to Remarkable Leadership provides us with practical actions to successfully navigate of the most important leadership transition that one ever makes…. from being a “Peer” to being a “Boss”!
Strategy requires “Strategic Intelligence.” Do you have it? In this episode, Dr. Michael Maccoby provides us with practical points on what it means to be a Strategic Leader and how one can improve their “Strategic Intelligence.” Based on his consulting engagements, workshops, and university lectures that conducts across the globe, Michael Maccoby discusses the qualities of an effective strategic leader including how to communicate a new strategy to the organization and overcome the natural resistance to change that a new strategy requires of those that follow.
Mario Moussa, co-author along with G. Richard Shell, discusses the Art of Woo: Using Strategic Persuasion to Sell Your Ideas. In this episode we gain a practical understanding of how the basic principles of influence and persuasion apply to selling your ideas, effectively leading your team and improving your ability to communicate with impact to mobilize resources across an organization. For more information and to get a copy of the book, go to: http://moussaconsulting.com
Dave and Wendy Ulrich believe the “soft skills” are really the “hard skills” leaders must embrace to attract and retain top talent to their organizations. In their new book, The Why of Work, How Great Leaders Build Abundant Organizations That Win, The Ulrich’s concepts are organized within a framework of seven questions: 1. What am I known for? 2. Where am I going? 3. Whom do I travel with? 4. How do I build a positive work environment? 5. What challenges interest me? 6. How do I respond to disposability and change? 7. What delights me? Listen Now and Learn! For more information and to get the book, click here.
Celebrated author, educator, and international consultant James Kouzes discusses his most recent best-selling book, The Truth About Leadership. Co-authored with Barry Posner, this book is based on 30 years of research and more than 1 million responses to their leadership assessments, and gets directly at the heart of what leaders need to know to be effective. No-Fads, Heart-of-the Matter Facts You Need to Know to be effective! For more information go to: http://www.leadershipchallenge.com/WileyCDA