Archive for the ‘podcasts’ Category

Why Remarkable Leadership Matters

September 15, 2008

I was fortunate to be a guest on Nan Russell’s Work Matters radio show recently. That show is now available online to listen or download as a podcast.

My interview begins about half way through the show, and I believe, is one of the best I have given to date on leadership, learning what it means to be a Remarkable Leader.

I hope you will listen, and share it with others.

Initiative and Remarkable Leadership

November 28, 2007

Initiative was the focus of the final podcast this month as I was the guest of Jim Canterucci on the Personal Brilliance Podcast.  In this this week’s podcast we discussed:

  • Now Steps
  • Being an initiator doesn’t mean we have to do the work
  • A bias for action
  • Customer service and infusing initiative
  • Empowerment is required for action orientation
  • Creating a clear line of sight to the organizational goal
  • Culture of initiative for everyone is an expectation

You can listen to this episode and get a link to the full interview here.

The Focus of a Remarkable Leadership

November 21, 2007

In the third installment of my month of podcasts with Jim Canterucci we focus on focus. Specifcally we discuss:

·         The paradox of Personal Brilliance focus

·         How being contrarian can lead to innovative leadership

·         How timing comes into play

·         The ability to shift from professional to personal to family

·         How reconnection can help maintain focus

·         Seamless balance

·         Elastic focus

·         How infatuation can block innovation

·         Perspective as a component of focus

·         Content vs. process focus

You can listen to this week’s installment here. You can listen there, download to your MP3 Player, or even listen to the full interview.

Curiosity, Remarkable Leadership, and You

November 12, 2007

This week the second part of my interview with Jim Canterucci has been released.  In this podcast we discuss:

·         The fundamental component of the learning process

·         Curiosity gives us the chance to learn

·         Attention and Filters

·         The Reticular Activating System of our brain

·         Curiosity is a choice

·         The impact of our assumptions

·         How to use curiosity to focus attention on what’s possible

·         The connection of the mosaic of the four catalysts of Personal Brilliance

·         Active listening – We already know how

·         Listening as a choice

·         Listening is selflessness

·         The most important question and it’s impact on leadership


I know I’m biased, but I believe this is a great interview and it discusses an extremely important topic.  I hope you will choose to listen in here.

Remarkable Leadership – Personal Brillance

November 5, 2007

My friend Jim Canterucci, author of Personal Brilliance asked me to be his guest on his podcast series – Personal Brilliance Up Close and Practical.  In fact, I’ll be his guest each week this month.  In this week’s episode we talked about Awareness – one of Jim’s keys to Personal Brilliance.  We discussed the following ideas:

  • The connection between leadership and helping others reach their potential
  • The two most common mistakes relating to potential
  • How leaders can create a frame for the organization to deal with strengths and weaknesses
  • The most difficult component of awareness – self awareness
  • The balance of evaluating ourselves and getting feedback for improvement
  • The source of understanding
  • How to increase our understanding of complexity
  • Taking learning outside the classroom

I believe this is one of the best interviews I’ve ever participated in – I hope you will listen to each of the next four weeks to each episode.

You can find it here.