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12 Ted Lasso Leadership Lessons

Bill and Ralph dissect and discuss the leadership wisdom of Ted Lasso. Whether you’re a fan of the eponymous Apple TV show or haven’t seen it, listen in for a fun analysis of Lasso’s approach and gain insights on principles and techniques you can incorporate into your own leadership. Prefer to read the transcript? *Note:…

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Enlightened Leadership

Ralph defines enlightenment as discovering “the light within.” And as he and Bill discuss, when we allow our own lights to shine and take time to find the light within all those we work with – to tap into their passion – we foster true team engagement and become a much more powerful leader. Listen…

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Leadership is Relationship

On this episode Bill and Ralph discuss two leadership “dials:” achieving and relating. We can often achieve results by skillfully relating with people. Listen for tips on how to best relate with others to achieve the results you seek for your leadership, team, or organization.   Prefer to read the transcript? *Note: The following text…

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Everyone is Incompetent

  Nobody’s perfect. And some employees may not be fully ready for the responsibilities you’d like to allocate to them. When leaders embrace that idea and “take the training wheels off,” it can create conditions of safety and empowerment to stimulate improved engagement, faster learning, and enhanced organizational performance. And as an added benefit, it…

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Leader as Coach

Leaders need good leadership coaches, but can also act as coaches for their team. Doing so can improve organizational performance, engagement, culture, and morale. What key techniques should you employ to act as an effective coach? Listen in as Bill and Ralph discuss.     Prefer to read the transcript? *Note: The following text is…

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The Leadership Lifecycle

The natural stages of leadership are discovery, growth, maturity and legacy. This “lifecycle” is an important sequence of steps that can’t be accelerated. Rather, each stage must be embraced and nurtured as a leader gradually develops on the path to his or her full potential. What stage are you in? And how can you best…

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Control Protect and Comply

  Why don’t some leaders ever reach their full potential? It’s often because they control, protect and comply – behaviors that are rooted in fear. Today, Bill and Ralph break down and define those behaviors and explain how they hold some leaders back. Are you relying too heavily on them? And if so, how can…

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The Yes List

  Rather than focusing on what we say “no” or “not yet” to, focusing on the essential criteria of what we say “yes” to can aid decision-making and create space for great work. In this episode, Bill and Ralph offer suggestions and examples to help you develop your own essential list. Join us, and learn…

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Fastoration

  Creating space for energy renewal is vital to effective leadership, but restorative practices don’t have to be complicated or time-consuming. In this episode, Ralph and Bill discuss the four key areas of energy renewal, and coining the phrase “Fastoration,” suggest ways to simply and efficiently fit them into a full schedule. Listen, and discover…

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Creativity is Subtraction

  Creativity is one of the most important traits a leader can possess, and when a leader is able to creatively experiment with processes, the dividends can be huge. For example, Bill and Ralph discuss the benefits of a “less is more” approach in this episode. Intentionally choosing to create space – and where you…

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