Gary Lloyd joins Scott to discuss his new book Gardeners Not Mechanics: How to Cultivate Change at Work. “The world of work is an ecosystem of interdependent organizations, groups, and individuals. So, if you want to make a sustainable change at work, you are more likely to succeed if you approach your change as a gardener, not a mechanic.”
Supporting the long-term mental health of your team can mean the difference between an engaged, collaborative and productive organization…or one riddled with toxicity and turnover. Peter Weng and Rich Fernandez join Maureen to discuss mindfulness and employee well-being.
Dr. Therese Huston, a cognitive scientist at Seattle University, joins Scott to discuss her latest book, Let’s Talk: Make Effective Feedback Your Superpower.
Mark Shapiro, President and CEO of the Toronto Blue Jays, shares his approach to effective leadership and discuss how this approach positioned the Toronto Blue Jays to navigate the challenges they faced – and the solutions they implemented so that the game could go on amidst the COVID pandemic.
Dr. Axel Meierhoefer is a retired U. S. Air Force officer and the founder of Ideal Wealth Grower – an educational organization helping people get away from exchanging time for money and building an asset-based portfolio using residential real estate. Through teaching, online learning, mentoring, and coaching, Ideal Wealth Grower helps members help themselves find success.
Research has shown that diversity at every level of leadership leads to a more successful organization. Helle Bank Jørgensen joins Maureen to discuss the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion at every level of leadership, including the board room.
Dr. William (Willy) Donaldson is a Professor of Management at the Joseph W. Luter, III School of Business at Christopher Newport University. Willy has over 30 years of experience as a board member and president and has been CEO of eight companies including a publicly-traded company and an international joint-venture. Willy is the Founder and President of Strategic Venture Planning, a management consulting firm that helps boards, investors and senior management teams maximize results.
“In the complex environment of the current business world, leaders often will be called upon to act against their instincts. They will need to know when to share power and when to wield it alone, when to look to the wisdom of the group and when to take their own counsel. A deep understanding of context, the ability to embrace complexity and paradox, and a willingness to flexibly change leadership style will be required for leaders who want to make things happen in a time of increasing uncertainty.” – Snowden and Boone
Catherine M. Rymsha, EdD, is a lecturer at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell, where she teaches courses on leadership. Catherine spent more than ten years in marketing and communication leadership roles ranging from marketing healthcare conferences to writing speeches on payment card security. She now leads learning and development for a software company.