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  • 00:38:43

    405: Develop Leaders Before You Leave, with David Marquet

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    David Marquet: Turn the Ship Around!
    David Marquet is the former commander of the U.S.S. Santa Fe, a nuclear-powered attack submarine. Under David’s command, the ship had an impressive turnaround, achieving the highest retention and operational standings in the Navy. David is the author of the bestseller Turn the Ship Around: A True Story of Turning Followers Into Leaders, a book USA Today called one of the 12 best business books of all time.
    Key Points

    Accomplishment is the production, leadership is building production capacity in your team.
    Understanding the purpose of the organization is the key to unlocking empowerment.
    You’ll suffer the consequences of your behavior if you couple the behavior with the outcome.

    Resources Mentioned

    Turn the Ship Around: A True Story of Turning Followers Into Leaders* by David Marquet
    The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People* by Stephen R. Covey

    Book Notes
    Download my highlights from Turn the Ship Around! in PDF format (free membership required).
    Related Episodes

    CFL223: Start With Why, with Simon Sinek
    CFL241: Turn Followers Into Leaders, with David Marquet
    CFL404: How to Build Psychological Safety, with Amy Edmondson
    TIHE94: Retrieval Practice, with Pooja Agarwal

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  • 00:39:40

    404: How to Build Psychological Safety, with Amy Edmondson

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    Amy Edmondson: The Fearless Organization
    Amy Edmondson is the Novartis Professor of Leadership and Management at the Harvard Business School. She has been recognized by the Thinkers50 global ranking of management thinkers for many years and was honored with their Talent Award in 2017. Amy is the author of several, highly regarded books on teaming and psychological safety, including her newest book, The Fearless Organization: Creating Psychological Safety in the Workplace for Learning, Innovation and Growth*.
    Key Points

    Psychological safety varies a lot even inside of an organization.
    More effective teams may appear to make more mistakes, but it’s likely those teams are just more comfortable reporting mistakes.
    Instead of calling it an error, call it an accident. And rather than calling it an investigation, call it a study.
    It’s fine to say, “I don’t know” when appropriate because it signals to others that it is okay to admit when they don’t know something.
    If somebody shares a problem, say thank you and then ask how you can help.
    Leaders should be concerned if they’re not hearing bad news.

    Resources Mentioned

    The Fearless Organization: Creating Psychological Safety in the Workplace for Learning, Innovation and Growth* by Amy Edmondson
    Amy Edmondson faculty page

    Book Notes
    Download my highlights from The Fearless Organization in PDF format (free membership required).
    Related Episodes

    CFL229: Leadership Lessons from the Challenger Disaster, with Allan McDonald
    CFL241: Turn Followers Into Leaders, with David Marquet
    CFL363: The Path of Humble Leadership, with Edgar Schein

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  • 00:31:36

    403: Transition Well Through Your Day, with Gretchen Rubin

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    Gretchen Rubin: Outer Order, Inner Calm
    Gretchen Rubin explores happiness and good habits and is the author of several books, including the block-buster New York Times bestsellers, Better Than Before*, The Happiness Project*, Happier at Home*, and The Four Tendencies*. She is the author also of the new book Outer Order, Inner Calm: Declutter and Organize to Make More Room for Happiness*.
    Key Points

    When people have control over their stuff, they feel more in control of their lives.
    If you need a physical reset, do 10 jumping jacks.
    Your physical needs will override your emotional needs.

    Resources Mentioned

    Internal Time* by Till Roenneberg

    Book Notes
    Download my highlights from Outer Order, Inner Calm in PDF format (free membership required).
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    CFL233: How to Make Deep Work Happen, with Cal Newport
    CFL332: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing, with Daniel Pink
    CFL400: How to Reclaim Conversation, with Cal Newport

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  • 00:38:32

    402: How to Stop Micro-Managing and More Questions

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    Bonni Stachowiak: Teaching in Higher Ed
    Bonni Stachowiak (web) (Twitter) is Dave’s life partner and best friend, business professor, past executive leader, and the host of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast.
    Listener Questions

    Peter asked about how to support a team member going through a difficult situation.
    Mike wondered what strategies he could use to avoid being a micro-manager.
    Roger asked about advice on next steps after an executive role didn’t work out.
    Ali asked for input on assessments for executive presence.
    Thomas wanted input on how to better design surveys.

    Resources Mentioned

    Hope for the Flowers* by Trina Paulus
    Double Loop Learning
    The Look & Sound of Leadership podcast by Tom Henschel

    Related Episodes

    CFL117: How to Delegate Work Effectively
    CFL142: The Way to Lead After a Workplace Loss, with Andrew Stenhouse
    CFL209: Get ROI From Professional Associations, with John Corcoran
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    CFL371: Get Smart About Assessments, with Ken Nowack
    CFL386: Unconscious Mistakes Women Make, with Lois Frankel

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  • 00:39:08

    401: The Way to Influence High Standards, with Sheila Miller-Nelson

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    Most of us have high expectations for others and ourselves, but it’s hard to follow through on everything. On this episode, how to influence the highest standards and what to do when we fall short.
    Sheila Miller-Nelson: Midian
    Sheila Miller-Nelson is owner of Midian Consulting. She’s dedicated to helping people learn how to truly connect to create better relationships and enhance leadership. She’s a former trainer with Dale Carnegie and her experience in communication and leadership coaching spans more than 25 years.
    Key Points

    We will often learn a lesson but because it seems trivial, we don’t remember it for the next time.
    The way you practice determines how you perform.
    Write down what you want to be known for and then share that with others.
    The ability to humble yourself and admit when you’ve missed the mark will give you compassion for others when they fail.

    Resources Mentioned

    Midian Consulting

    Related Episodes

    CFL186: How to Become a Champion, with Jeff Spencer
    CFL293: Leverage StrengthsFinder for Your Team, with Lisa Cummings
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  • 00:34:51

    400: How to Reclaim Conversation, with Cal Newport

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    Cal Newport: Digital Minimalism
    Cal Newport is a computer science professor at Georgetown University who studies the theory of distributed systems. In addition to his academic work, he writes about the intersection of technology and culture. He’s the author of six books including Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World and Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World.
    Key Points

    The human brain is very sophisticated in how it navigates social dynamics using voice and visual cues. Digital interactions bypass the brain’s ability to see these cues.
    Social media interactions might make you think you’re being social, but you can still lonely because your brain doesn’t count these interactions the same as person-to-person interactions.
    Digital interactions are not bad, but they can crowd out more important real-world interactions.
    Make sure tech is serving the things that are important in your life, rather than just using it as an escape from your life.
    Small steps tend not to work when transitioning to digital minimalism. A better way is to take a 30-day break from consuming digital content and then rebuild your digital life from scratch.

    Resources Mentioned

    Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World* by Cal Newport
    Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age* by Sherry Turkle
    Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other* by Sherry Turkle

    Book Notes
    Download my highlights from Digital Minimalism in PDF format (free membership required).
    Related Episodes

    CFL233: How to Make Deep Work Happen, with Cal Newport
    CFL308: The Power of Solitude, with Mike Erwin
    CFL344: Have Conversations That Matter, with Celeste Headlee
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  • 00:33:39

    399: How to Be Present, with Dan O’Connor

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    Dan O’Connor: Life Unscripted
    Dan O’Connor is a multi-faceted actor, improviser, writer, and director. He is the founder and Producing Artistic Director of the critically acclaimed Impro Theatre. Dan is the author, with Jeff Katzman, of Life Unscripted: Using Improv Principles to Get Unstuck, Boost Confidence, and Transform Your Life.
    Key Points

    When we meet someone for the first time, there is a narrative that happens between us.
    “If you’re interested, you’re interesting.”
    Oftentimes, people in meetings aren’t engaged in the conversation and are only waiting for the other person to stop talking.
    If you make the effort to really listen to your customers, you’ll be able to engage in customized sales because you’ll truly understand what their needs are.

    Resources Mentioned

    Life Unscripted: Using Improv Principles to Get Unstuck, Boost Confidence, and Transform Your Life* by Jeff Katzman and Dan O’Connor
    Dan O’Connor
    Impro Theatre

    Book Notes
    Download my highlights from Dan’s book in PDF format (free membership required).
    Related Episodes

    CFL148: The Four Critical Stories Leaders Need For Influence, with David Hutchens
    CFL271: How to Increase Your Conversational Intelligence, with Judith Glaser
    CFL343: How to Close the Power Distance Gap, with Jordan Harbinger

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  • 00:34:01

    398: What You Gain By Sponsoring People, with Julia Taylor Kennedy

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    Julia Taylor Kennedy: Center for Talent Innovation
    Julia is Executive Vice President and Director of Publications at the Center for Talent Innovation. She has co-authored Disabilities and Inclusion, Mission Critical: Unlocking the Value of Veterans in the Workforce, and The Power of the Purse: Engaging Women for Healthy Outcomes, on women and health. CTI recently released a new report, titled, The Sponsor Dividend.
    Key Points

    A sponsor actively advocates for the career of their protege.
    If you’re looking for a sponsor, be very clear on where you want to go in your career.
    Sponsors want to be sure they can trust the protege to deliver on the opportunities the sponsor presents.
    Sponsors do better when they have a protege who has complementary skills to their own.

    Resources Mentioned

    The Sponsor Dividend: Key Findings

    Related Episodes

    CFL275: How to Help the Underdog Thrive, with Terry Lipovski
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    CFL392: Why Men Are Heard and Women Are Liked, with Lois Frankel and Tom Henschel

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  • 00:39:54

    397: How to Make Your Work More Visible, with John Stepper

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    John Stepper: Working Out Loud
    John developed Working Out Loud, a practice that helps people be more effective, access more opportunities, and feel happier at work. Over several years, a small movement has formed based on his self-published book*, TEDx talk, and a peer support method that’s spread to over 40 countries and companies like Bosch, Daimler, BMW, and Siemens.
    Key Points

    Behavior change is about small steps, peer support, celebration along the way, and continual feedback.
    Changes start with only one tiny step. Do that until it gets easy, then take the next step.
    Peer support is a major part of habit change. Peer support gives you structure, shared accountability, and emotional support.

    Resources Mentioned

    Start a Working Out Loud Circle
    Martha Beck
    Drive* by Daniel Pink
    Everybody Matters* by Bob Chapman and Raj Sisodia

    Book Notes
    Download my highlights from Working Out Loud in PDF format (free membership required).
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    CFL238: How to Be a Non-Conformist, with Adam Grant
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    CFL376: How to Become the Person You Want to Be, with James Clear
    CFL395: How to Create Meaningful Gatherings, with Priya Parker

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  • 00:37:21

    396: Dumb Things Smart People Do With Money, with Jill Schlesinger

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    Jill Schlesinger: Jill on Money
    Jill Schlesinger is the Emmy-nominated Business Analyst for CBS News, the host of the “Jill on Money” podcast and of the nationally syndicated radio show, “Jill on Money,” which won the 2018 Gracie Award for Best National Talk Show. She has been recognized as a Top 10 LinkedIn Influencer and a Top 10 LinkedIn Voice. She’s the author of The Dumb Things Smart People Do with Their Money: Thirteen Ways to Right Your Financial Wrongs*.
    Key Points

    Not all financial professionals are looking out for you. Make sure they are held to the fiduciary standard at all times.
    Before seeing a financial professional, make sure you’ve already paid off consumer debt, you’ve built an emergency reserve fund, and you’re maximizing your retirement fund contributions.
    Prioritize your own retirement savings before setting aside money for your children’s tuition.
    Make sure the cost of a degree is worth the expected income.

    Resources Mentioned

    The Dumb Things Smart People Do with Their Money: Thirteen Ways to Right Your Financial Wrongs* by Jill Schlesinger
    Mark Kantrowitz

    Book Notes
    Download my highlights from The Dumb Things Smart People Do with Their Money in PDF format (free membership required).
    Related Episodes

    CFL244: Improve Your Financial Intelligence, with Joe Knight
    CFL322: How to Manage Your Money, with Jill Schlesinger
    CFL355: How to Approach Corporate Budgeting, with Jody Wodrich
    CFL356: Four Rules to Get Control of Your Money, with Jesse Mecham

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  • 00:38:36

    395: How to Create Meaningful Gatherings, with Priya Parker

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    Priya Parker: The Art of Gathering
    Priya Parker is a facilitator, strategic advisor, and founder of Thrive Labs, at which she helps activists, elected officials, corporate executives, educators, and philanthropists create transformative gatherings. She is the author of The Art of Gathering: How We Meet and Why It Matters*.
    Key Points

    What creates meaning in a gathering is conversation, not the functional details of the event.
    We’re often not totally clear on the purpose of our gatherings.
    We don’t need to gather more often, but we need to do a better job when we do gather.

    Resources Mentioned

    The Art of Gathering: How We Meet and Why It Matters* by Priya Parker
    The Modern Manager podcast

    Book Notes
    Download my highlights from The Art of Gathering in PDF format (free membership required).
    Related Episodes

    CFL254: Use Power for Good and Not Evil, with Dacher Keltner
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    CFL363: The Path of Humble Leadership, with Edgar Schein

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  • 00:30:05

    394: Create Results Through Personal Leadership, with Kevin McCurdy

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    Kevin McCurdy
    Kevin McCurdy is the Chief Operating Officer of Auto-Chlor System and a longtime listener of the show.
    Key Points

    Think about the impact you’re having on people and if it’s really the impact you want to have.
    Don’t always show up with your own solution, come with the intention to learn and discover the best solution together.
    Truly listen to people instead of just thinking about what you want to say to back to them.

    Resources Mentioned

    The Look and Sound of Leadership
    The Coaching Habit by Michael Bungay Stanier*

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  • 00:29:33

    393: How to Co-Manage With Peers and More Questions

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    Bonni Stachowiak: Teaching in Higher Ed
    Bonni Stachowiak (web) (Twitter) is Dave’s life partner and best friend, business professor, past executive leader, and the host of the Teaching in Higher Ed podcast.
    Listener Questions

    Evelyn asked if you need to be a caretaker first before moving to become a rainmaker.
    Samantha wondered if you should always try to save someone who has elected to leave.
    Tammy wanted to know our advice for managing along with peers who have different styles.
    David asked for our advice for managing student workers.

    Resources Mentioned

    Drive* by Daniel Pink
    Employee Resignations: Counter Offer or Say Goodbye?
    When Talent Quits, Don’t Be A Jerk

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    CFL289: How to Lead Part-Time Staff

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  • 00:35:42

    392: Why Men Are Heard and Women Are Liked, with Lois Frankel and Tom Henschel

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    Lois Frankel: Nice Girls Don’t Get the Corner Office
    Lois Frankel is the President of Corporate Coaching International, a bestselling author, executive coach, and an internationally-recognized expert in the field of leadership development for women. She is the author of the New York Times bestselling books Nice Girls Don’t Get the Corner Office*, Nice Girls Don’t Get Rich*, and Nice Girls Just Don’t Get It*.
    Tom Henschel: The Look & Sound of Leadership
    Tom Henschel of Essential Communications grooms senior leaders and executive teams. An internationally recognized expert in the field of workplace communications and self-presentation, he has helped thousands of leaders achieve excellence through his work as an executive coach and his top-rated podcast, The Look & Sound of Leadership.
    Key Points

    You can’t control anyone but yourself.
    What women contribute to the workplace is different but equal to what men contribute.
    Things are slightly better for women these days, but not by much.
    Men must be advocates for women in the workplace.

    Bonus Audio

    Why you shouldn’t coach a woman to act more like a man

    Resources Mentioned

    Lois Frankel on LinkedIn
    The Look & Sound of Leadership podcast by Tom Henschel
    Keynote: Why Men Are Heard and Women Are Liked
    Nice Girls Don't Get the Corner Office* by Lois Frankel
    The Confidence Code* by Katty Kay and Claire Shipman

    Related Episodes

    CFL255: How Women Make Stronger, Smarter Choices
    CFL373: How to Connect Personal Growth to Business Outcomes
    CFL386: Unconscious Mistakes Women Make That Sabotage Their Careers

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  • 00:36:38

    391: Getting Better at Empathy, with Daniel Goleman

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    Daniel Goleman: Emotional Intelligence
    In 1995, Daniel Goleman published the blockbuster bestselling book Emotional Intelligence*, a book that now has more than 5 million copies in print worldwide in 40 different languages. He’s the author of a series of primers for the competencies of emotional and social intelligence, titled Building Blocks of Emotional Intelligence* and he’s the founder of the Emotional Intelligence Coaching Certification*.
    Key Points
    The three types of empathy:

    Cognitive empathy - you can sense what people are thinking
    Emotional empathy - you can pick up on other people’s emotions
    Empathic concern - people can tell you care about them

    Resources Mentioned

    Emotional Intelligence* by Daniel Goleman
    Building Blocks of Emotional Intelligence* by Daniel Goleman et al.
    A Force for Good* by Daniel Goleman and the Dalai Lama
    Emotional and Social Competence Inventory
    Emotional Intelligence Coaching Certification

    Book Notes
    Download my highlights from the Empathy primer in PDF format (free membership required).
    Related Episodes

    CFL301: How to Get the Ideal Team Player, with Patrick Lencioni
    CFL344: Have Conversations That Matter, with Celeste Headlee
    CFL353: Enhance Your Self-Awareness, with Daniel Goleman
    CFL385: The Power of Vulnerability in Leadership, with Jason Brooks

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  • 00:38:45

    390: Move From Caretaker to Rainmaker, with May Busch

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    May Busch: Accelerate
    May Busch enjoyed a 24-year career at Morgan Stanley, most recently as Chief Operating Officer for Europe. She chaired the firm’s European Diversity Council and was a member of Morgan Stanley’s European Management Committee. She is the author of the book Accelerate: 9 Capabilities to Achieve Success at Any Career Stage*. She’s also the host the Career Mastery Kickstart summit*.
    Key Points
    Steps to move from caretaker to rainmaker:

    Identify the organization’s most important outcomes.
    Figure out what you can take action on.
    Create a safe space.
    Learn from your network what will move the needle the most.

    How to find the organization’s values:

    Observe
    Listen
    Ask

    Bonus Audio

    How to help others become rainmakers

    Resources Mentioned

    Career Mastery Kickstart Summit*
    Accelerate: 9 Capabilities to Achieve Success at Any Career Stage* by May Busch
    Eisenhower Grid

    Related Episodes

    CFL249: How to Succeed with Leadership and Management, with John Kotter
    CFL370: Three Steps to Great Career Conversations
    CFL372: Leverage Your Defining Moments

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  • 00:39:05

    389: When to Appease a Peer and More Questions

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    Tom Henschel: The Look & Sound of Leadership
    Tom Henschel of Essential Communications grooms senior leaders and executive teams. An internationally recognized expert in the field of workplace communications and self-presentation, he has helped thousands of leaders achieve excellence through his work as an executive coach and his top-rated podcast, The Look & Sound of Leadership.
    Listener Questions

    Caroline asked about whether she should appease a peer by interviewing someone she doesn’t think is a good fit.
    Jane asked for suggestions on team diversity.
    Susan asked about promoting engagement with her team when there is lots of reluctance.
    Mariah wanted our advice on creating an orientation program for her team leads.

    Resources Mentioned

    StrengthsFinder (Gallup)
    Leading Change* by John Kotter
    Who Moved My Cheese? by Spencer Johnson
    Influence* by Robert Cialdini
    CFL370: Three Steps to Great Career Conversations with Russ Laraway
    Being the Boss * by Linda Hill and Kent Lineback
    First, Break All the Rules* by Gallup

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    CFL273: Essentials of Adult Development
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    Next Episode
    May Busch joins me to show us how to move from being a caretaker to becoming a rainmaker.
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  • 00:37:41

    388: How to Protect Your Reputation, with Sharone Bar-David

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    Sharone Bar-David: Trust Your Canary
    Sharone Bar-David is a leading Canadian expert on workplace incivility and author of Trust Your Canary: Every Leader’s Guide to Taming Workplace Incivility*. She is particularly passionate about her work with abrasive leaders — the highly talented people whose interpersonal style rubs people the wrong way and creates distress in the work environment.
    Key Points
    The three contexts that pose a risk:

    Routine (To mitigate risks, Cultivate)
    Sensitive (To mitigate risks, Calculate)
    Problem (To minimize damage, Compensate)

    Bonus Audio

    How to not cross the line

    Resources Mentioned

    Trust Your Canary: Every Leader’s Guide to Taming Workplace Incivility*
    Hey (We’re Not All) Guys! Why I Don’t Use “You Guys”

    Related Episodes

    CFL210: How to Tame Workplace Incivility
    CFL254: Use Power for Good and Not Evil
    CFL290: How to Manage Abrasive Leaders
    CFL307: How to Make Inclusion Happen

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  • 00:33:58

    387: How to Get People to Stop Coming Back With the Same Problems, with Corrinne Armour

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    Corrinne Armour: Leaders Who Ask
    Corrinne is an accredited Master Certified Coach with the International Coaching Federation and a certified Neuro-Linguistic Programming Practitioner. She’s the author and co-author of several leadership books, most recently Leaders Who Ask: Building a Fearless Culture by Telling Less and Asking More*.
    Key Points

    You’re not developing your people if you’re constantly giving them all the answers.
    If you don’t have an awareness of something, you can’t change it.
    Ask your reports, “What have you tried so far, and what do you think I’m going to tell you to do?”

    Bonus Audio

    Why being clever doesn’t always make you a better manager

    Resources Mentioned

    Leaders Who Ask: Building a Fearless Culture by Telling Less and Asking More*
    Special book offer for Australian listeners (Use code: COACHINGFORLEADERS)
    Free resources for leaders from Corrinne
    Corrinne’s Leaders Who Ask program

    Book Notes
    Download my highlights from Leaders Who Ask in PDF format (free membership required).
    Related Episodes

    CFL190: How to Improve Your Coaching Skills with Tom Henschel
    CFL237: These Coaching Questions Get Results
    CFL284: The Way to Stop Rescuing People From Their Problems

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    386: Unconscious Mistakes Women Make, with Lois Frankel

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    Lois Frankel: Nice Girls Don’t Get the Corner Office
    Lois Frankel is the President of Corporate Coaching International, a bestselling author, executive coach, and an internationally-recognized expert in the field of leadership development for women. She is the author of the New York Times bestselling books Nice Girls Don’t Get the Corner Office, Nice Girls Don’t Get Rich, and Nice Girls Just Don’t Get It.
    Key Points

    Women often back off when they see things get competitive.
    Don’t confuse other people in the workplace with relationships you’ve had in the past.
    When negotiating, women should focus more on the relationship.

    Bonus Audio

    Behavior has changed, attitudes haven’t
    Don’t be the company’s conscience

    Resources Mentioned

    Nice Girls Don't Get the Corner Office*
    Nice Girls Don't Get Rich*
    The Male Factor: The Unwritten Rules, Misperceptions, and Secret Beliefs of Men in the Workplace by Shaunti Feldhahn*
    “Ask Liz” with Liz Weston
    Connect with Lois Frankel on LinkedIn

    Book Notes
    Download my highlights from Nice Girls Don't Get the Corner Office in PDF format (free membership required).
    Related Episodes

    CFL172: How to Handle Workplace Bullying
    CFL232: How to Manage Your Inner Critic
    CFL255: How Women Make Stronger, Smarter Choices
    CFL275: How to Help the Underdog Thrive

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