Throughout the conversation, Ray sheds light on the challenges faced as an American in Europe and the importance of bridging the communication gap in multinational corporations between American headquarters and European offices
The Power of Effective Leadership Communication
Ray delves into the dissonance that often exists within organizations concerning communication, despite it being a recognized crucial skill for leaders. Ray introduces his groundbreaking book, "Localizing Employee Communications," which focuses on enhancing communication within organizations. Ray emphasizes that corporate communications should go beyond mere broadcasting of messages and instead focus on fostering genuine peer-to-peer connections. Sending out emails or videos does not guarantee effective communication; leaders must actively...
Paula's background in financial services and her interest in psychology and counselling eventually led her to the transformative experience of coaching. She became passionate about coach education and has since trained thousands of coaches. She emphasized that coaching training is not just about learning tools and techniques; it involves deep self-reflection and personal growth.
Her recent book, "Becoming a Master Coach," serves as a comprehensive resource for coaches, providing them with various tools and techniques across different coaching approaches. Paula believes that continuous learning and reflective practice...
In this episode of Leading People, I sat down with author and Master Coach, Jonathan Reitz, to talk about how coaching changes everything.
In particular, we discuss his latest book, Coaching Hacks, and Jonathan shares his top tips or hacks from his 20 plus years of coaching. These are not just useful for professional coaches but for anyone who aspires to take a more coaching approach to management or even life.
In fact, Jonathan provides an interesting insight into how some simple coaching techniques could transform both your management style and your parenting. And, he provides his top 5 Coaching Questions that anyone could learn and master to get better results.
And, if you stay tuned to the end, he has a special offer for you.
So, why not dive on in...
In this episode, I chat with author and leadership expert, Yene Assegid about leadership and her new book Leading with Heart. Along the way, she talks about the world-famous leaders she's met, what qualities set them apart - qualities that many of us have or could develop - and why she titled the book Leading with Heart.
She tells us about her decision to set up a foundation dedicated to helping young women from less privileged backgrounds acquire life skills to set them on the right path.
And, she provides us with her top 5 tips so we can all start Leading with Heart today.
In this episode, I caught up with author and Master Trainer of NLP, David Shephard. We covered a lot in our conversation with the central theme being understanding Inner and Outer Leadership and why this has become so important in a post-Covid era.
He also reveals what he believes to be the ultimate life skill.
If you've been thinking of going on a Leadership skills course then you might want to listen to this podcast first. If you're currently struggling with life or work's challenges you'll also get a lot out of what David has to say. Even, if you're a parent, there's something in this for you. And, as a successful entrepreneur, David has some sound advice for anyone who thinks it might be time to rethink or reimagine their career...
David is the co-author of the book Presenting Magically and runs excellent training courses including one called Presenting Magically, which contains all the secrets of the top Keynote presenters.
How do you cope when faced with complexity and constant change at work?
Well, you might be surprised to discover that a lot of the answers lie in the world of jazz. My guest for this episode is Frank Barrett, Professor of Organisational Behaviour and Management at the US Naval postgraduate school in Monterey, California who is also an accomplished jazz pianist.
In his insightful book,Yes to the Mess: Surprising Leadership Lessons from Jazz, Frank outlines a framework of seven principles gleaned from how jazz musicians play together that can help make us better leaders and team members and lead to greater innovations in our organisations.
It turns out that Duke Ellington and Miles Davis can teach us a lot about Leadership!
In this episode, I chat with Leadership Expert and Executive Coach Andrea Danner about her contribution to the book: The Door to Inner Happiness: Secrets from Around the World for When Everything’s Going Wrong.
Although conceived pre-Covid, The Door to Inner Happiness reveals powerful strategies from around the world for bouncing back when everything’s going wrong. The book contains the stories of regular people from all over the world who have found ways to turn horrendous situations into opportunities and new possibilities.
Andrea's chapter is entitled Turning Performance Pressure into Workday Pleasure. During our conversation, she explains how a daily sense of overwhelm forced her to re-examine her life and make some changes for the better.
She provides lots of insights and tips for all of us.
For this episode I sat down with Executive Coach and author of no less than 17 books, Joseph O'Connor, to talk about his latest book, Coaching the Brain - Practical Applications of Neuroscience to Coaching.
During our conversation, Joseph explains why he writes books on topics that interest him and shares many fascinating insights about how our brains work so that we can all begin to coach our own brains right away.
Joseph began his career as a guitar teacher and got into Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) to explore how to help his students perform better. Today, apart from his work as an Executive Coach he is also the co-founder of the International Coaching Community (ICC), which boasts over 15,000 coaches as members worldwide. The ICC celebrates its 20th birthday in 2021.
So, whether you're a coach, currently being coached, thinking about getting yourself a coach or just simply curious about how to coach your own brain there's something here for...
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