A battlefield lesson on the value of decisiveness

A battlefield lesson on the value of decisiveness

http://traffic.libsyn.com/leadwithastory/LWAS_025.mp3Podcast (lead-with-a-story-podcast-series): Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: RSS<Play podcast> I think we all know that person at work who shows up on their first day with a piece of paper that has their entire leadership philosophy, values, or beliefs spelled out in just a few bullet points. And they make a point…

The $28.1 Billion Metaphor

The $28.1 Billion Metaphor

http://traffic.libsyn.com/leadwithastory/LWAS_024.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: RSShttp://traffic.libsyn.com/leadwithastory/LWAS_024.mp3Podcast (lead-with-a-story-podcast-series): Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: RSS <Play podcast> In 2007, Scott Ford was the CEO of Alltel, a regional wireless telecommunications company headquartered in Little Rock, Arkansas. In May of that year, he announced that the company was being sold to two…

Leaving a legacy: What happens to your focus when you read your own obituary in the newspaper

http://traffic.libsyn.com/leadwithastory/LWAS_23.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: RSShttp://traffic.libsyn.com/leadwithastory/LWAS_23.mp3Podcast (lead-with-a-story-podcast-series): Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: RSSIn his new book, Make it Matter, Scott Mautz shares the sobering but true story of the man who invented dynamite — a Swedish chemist named Alfred, who made a fortune off his invention. While used…

Expert Communication: addressing multiple audiences with the same idea

http://traffic.libsyn.com/leadwithastory/LWAS_022b.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: RSShttp://traffic.libsyn.com/leadwithastory/LWAS_022b.mp3Podcast (lead-with-a-story-podcast-series): Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: RSSThe 2nd half of my conversation with Frank Pietrucha, author of the book, Supercommunicator. He discusses two strategies for explaining a single message to multiple audiences by sharing the experience of a biological weapons expert and…

Episode 21: Trusting your judgment - a CEO's unconventional decision that saved a man's life

http://traffic.libsyn.com/leadwithastory/LWAS_021.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: RSShttp://traffic.libsyn.com/leadwithastory/LWAS_021.mp3Podcast (lead-with-a-story-podcast-series): Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: RSS <Play button at bottom.> IN THE MID-1970S, Orville Sweet was CEO of national trade association. As any CEO will tell you, one of his or her unenviable tasks is having to fire a close friend…

Episode 20: Explaining the complicated so anyone can understand

Episode 20: Explaining the complicated so anyone can understand

http://traffic.libsyn.com/leadwithastory/LWAS_020.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: RSShttp://traffic.libsyn.com/leadwithastory/LWAS_020.mp3Podcast (lead-with-a-story-podcast-series): Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: RSSMy guest this week is Frank Pietrucha, author of the book, Supercommunicator. He shares how physicist Brian Greene helped him understand the significance of the Higgs Boson particle, and the techniques he used that can help…

Episode 19: Five lessons from watching Sam Walton selling an ironing board cover

Episode 19: Five lessons from watching Sam Walton selling an ironing board cover

http://traffic.libsyn.com/leadwithastory/LWAS_019.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: RSS <Prefer to listen? Press play button at bottom.> Much has been studied about Sam Walton’s retail genius. But here are five simple lessons you can learn just from watching him sell an ironing board cover. . . The grocery retail chain H.E. Butt was founded…

Episode 18: Character is Destiny: the 10th golden rule of leadership

Episode 18: Character is Destiny: the 10th golden rule of leadership

http://traffic.libsyn.com/leadwithastory/LWAS_018.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: RSShttp://traffic.libsyn.com/leadwithastory/LWAS_018.mp3Podcast (lead-with-a-story-podcast-series): Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: RSS The second half of my conversation with Dr. Michael Soupios, author of The Ten Golden Rules of Leadership, where he explains the role of character and accountability play in leadership..

Episode 17: Know Thyself: the first golden rule of leadership

Episode 17: Know Thyself: the first golden rule of leadership

http://traffic.libsyn.com/leadwithastory/LWAS_017.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: RSShttp://traffic.libsyn.com/leadwithastory/LWAS_017.mp3Podcast (lead-with-a-story-podcast-series): Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: RSS My guest this week is Dr. Michael Soupios, author of The Ten Golden Rules of Leadership, who’ll explain why his first rule is Know Thyself!

Episode 16: Two bad presentation habits you need to stop right now

Episode 16: Two bad presentation habits you need to stop right now

http://traffic.libsyn.com/leadwithastory/LWAS_016.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: RSShttp://traffic.libsyn.com/leadwithastory/LWAS_016.mp3Podcast (lead-with-a-story-podcast-series): Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: RSS The second half of my conversation with sales coach Mike Weinberg where he talks about two bad presentation habits you need to stop right now. Mike is the author of the bestselling book New Sales.…