I assume that you like me sometimes need to deal with people who drive you up the wall. When having to interact with them, the frustration factor is at the center of your world. Life for you is at least tedious and at worst stressing you enough to make you think about finding a place to hide where you never have to deal with people again.
The reality is that the people who drive you up the wall are not going away. They and you are here to stay. The good news is that you don’t have to let them continue to drive you up the wall. They can be brought into line and you are just the person who can handle them.
Let me share a few examples along with some strategies and techniques you can use to put a stop to the attitudes and behavior that are driving you up the wall. Please listen to the Audio Tidbits Podcast to get the full scoop on I Players.
We can think in the box or out of the box but actually being stuck in the box is no place for nice people like us. You may be surprised to learn how easy it is to get stuck in the box and how simple it is to get unstuck. Please listen and discover the secret strategy. I am saying it is secret only because so few people actually use it.
My father used to tell me that he never learned anything while he was talking. Yes, listen and learn was his technique for adding what others know to what he knows. At the end of the day, this was the best if not the only way to get smarter. This included seeing things from the point of view of other people and never assuming that his perspective was complete or even the best view point. This and other adaptive leadership tips are here for you in this episode of Audio Tidbits in the leadership category. As Dad liked to say, listen and learn.
In this episode of the Leadership Shop Podcast, the series on adaptive leadership continues. Being organized is the first element discussed. This is followed by attention to the importance of timeliness which is followed by one of the key elements in adaptive leadership. Adaptive leaders are never slow to pitch in and do what needs done. Please listen as you enjoy this continuing series.
In this episode, the adaptive leadership series is continued. Focus is on leadership as a service and what does and does not lead to leadership excellence.
Note: In the last episode, I did not realize that the musical notes under the narrator might distort on a phone speaker. I’m sorry and will try to avoid similar issues.
The discussion of adaptive leadership is continued in this episode of the Leadership Shop Podcast.
The discussion starts with focus on vision and mission. It then turns to valuing the people who make the journey with him or her. A commitment to excellence is essential as well as valuing customers and always meeting or exceeding their expectations. Please listen in to hear how these important elements are explained.
In this episode of the Leadership Shop Podcast, we are introduced to adaptive leadership. In the past, it was enough for a leader to get the job done as the job is defined. The leader leads and the followers follow. That simple model is no longer enough. The world has become too complex and workers are no longer content to simply follow. Adaptive leadership is not only needed, it is required. Please listen to learn what adaptive leadership is all about. The series has thirteen episodes. This episode is where the discussion starts.
In this episode of the Leadership Shop Podcast, James asks us who should be boss. Importantly, the question is not who is boss since there are a lot of people who are boss but shouldn’t be. If you wonder if you should be boss, you will want to listen to this episode to see how James would decide if you are the right person to be boss.
There are many takes on how to lead and which leadership strategies are most appropriate in which situations. In this episode of the Leadership Shop Podcast, James focuses on Four of the most popular leadership strategies. He also includes a brief quiz to see when and where you might want to use the four strategies. Please listen and then take the quiz.
In this episode of the Leadership Shop Podcast, the Leadership Shop podcast team collaborates to bring you the best from world class success gurus. The ideas and strategies they share equally apply to leadership and how great leaders succeed. Listen and pick out those approaches that will best serve you along your leadership journey.
This episode of the Leadership shop Podcast shows you the elements of proactive leadership. It gives you the opportunity to consider your approach to leadership and evaluate the extent to which you are a proactive leader. The members of the podcast team take turns presenting the elements so please listen and decide how your leadership fits with proactive leadership.