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CM 145: Are Extroverts Better Leaders Than Introverts?

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There seems to be an assumption that extroverts are better leaders than introverts. But is that actually true? Join Kelly and Robby as they discuss our biases about leadership, what it looks like, and how leaders behave. More importantly, stick around as they share how the habits of great leaders can be cultivated by anyone with the discipline and desire to excel.

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CM 144: Are Employees Holding You Hostage?

CM144: “Are Employees Holding You Hostage?” LISTEN below, and SUBSCRIBE to the podcast on iTunes or Stitcher. If you’ve been working more than a couple of months, you’re probably aware of a problem employee. The prima donna. The bull-in-a-china-shop. The bad attitude. The ‘my-way-or-the-highway’ bulldozer. It seems like we’ve come to accept drama as a […]

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CM142: “The Source of Workplace Failure You Don’t Recognize”

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It’s too easy to simply dismiss emotional intelligence as something you are too busy to consider. After all, where is the return on investment for these so-called “soft skills??” That’s an easy question to answer, and the numbers are scary! EQ is vitally important to workplace success – especially for leaders!!

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CM 141: “Your Friend Requests are Annoying”

Tired of those unsolicited friend requests? If the very idea of networking makes you cringe, you are going to want to hear some good news from our guest, David Burkus, author of Friend of a Friend: Understanding the Hidden Networks That Can Transform Your Life and Your Career: Those methods DO NOT WORK.

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CM 140: “Coaching For Leaders”

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Coaching is, for many managers, a highly under appreciated skill. It is usually assumed that anyone who is good at something, when promoted to manager, will naturally be good at teaching and coaching those skills. Not so much. Teaching and coaching are powerful skills that have to be learned just as much as the skills that get managers promoted. And those skills will make you a far more effective leader. In this episode, Kelly and Robby are joined by perennial champion football coach, Bill Blankenship to talk coaching for leaders in the workplace.

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