E49 - How to use the Engagement Wheel for a happier workplace

No matter what attention we give it, employee engagement still remains a problem with 32% of people NOT engaged at work. This is a significant barrier for teams and organisations aspiring to Boundless Leadership.

We look at:

  • The four attitudes to break through engagement challenges: Appreciation, Gratitude, Love, Compassion.
  • The four areas to apply it: Self, Colleagues, Team, Organisation.
  • What to focus on when you feel you have NOTHING to appreciate.

E47 - Breaking through barriers to your leadership success

The context for leaders has changed significantly over the last ten years. Expectations are huge, transparency is excruciating, there is a lot at stake.

We look at:

  • The changing leadership landscape
  • 7 leadership skills needed for 2020
  • The difference between obligation and commitment
  • The four areas where you are likely to have hidden barriers: self, thinking, skills, and network

E46 - There's more to listening than hearing - a marvellous interview with Oscar Trimboli

Oscar shares:

  • The 5 levels of listening and how to start
  • Why the 125-400 rule keeps us from being good listeners
  • The patterns to pay attention to in conversations that will help give you big insights
  • How to model process leadership not just content leadership
  • On being a systemic listener (this is hard - but we can all do it)
  • The ancient art of Ting, and what we can bring to modern communication that uplifts listener and speaker

E45 - Why we need new leadership maturity, and how to get there - Interview with Dr Maja Stanojevic-Andre

Maja shares:

  • What is leadership maturity and why it needs to evolve
  • Why Trump is appealing to many voters
  • How a real estate company became the ‘Google of Real Estate” and one of the top 25 places to work through deliberate focus on individual and collective leadership maturity
  • How to create horizontal and vertical leadership development to become more nimble and responsive as leaders and in organisations
  • Why the maturity of the leadership caps the growth and future of the organisation
  • Where to start if you want to encourage the leadership maturity in your organisation

E44 - Uniqueness Quotient (UQ) is a key ingredient for safe, trusting cultures - Interview with Heidi Alexandra Pollard

Workplace humanist Heidi Alexandra Pollard shares:

  • Why you should be UP yourself
  • How to overcome the Confidence Crisis and tall poppy syndrome so we can stand in their strengths
  • How to build trust - the golden elixir for leadership - in an organisational culture
  • The joys and dangers of being an OPULENT MINIMALIST
  • How Heidi stays centered in the challenges of growing her own business
  • The adventure of surrender and exploring the Boundless self in a travelling tiny house

E43 - Managing Up: Dealing with blocks to your success

Have you got a boss who gets in your way? Are they a blocker? A micro-manager? Do they dump work on you? Do they ignore you?

When it comes to Boundless Leadership and leading beyond borders, some people can definitely get in our way.

We look at the three key skills to manage up, as well as how to run an empathy map for yourself and your ‘blocker’. These are practical ways to build empathy and influence.

E42 - Upgrade Yourself, Not Just Your Device! Interview with Alessandra Edwards

Alessandra Edwards shares:

  • Why cycling carbs can work in concert with our natural biochemistry for peak performance
  • 3 pervasive bad habits that keep executives from top performance
  • Hot nutritional tips for supporting optimum energy
  • The science behind genetically-based nutrition and performance
  • The best kind of carbs to eat for brain and hormone support