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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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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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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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Outdated Concepts

  Here’s a bold statement: retirement and college are outdated concepts of the 20th century. You may disagree but listen in as Ralph and Bill discuss the topic and see if your opinion changes.   Before each transcript Prefer to read the transcript? *Note: The following text is the output of transcribing from an audio recording….

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Reset Yourself

  Professionally many of us are feeling detached, fatigued, and perhaps even completely burned out. But we can always choose to begin again. In this episode, Ralph and Bill discuss a practice you can use to reset yourself and recommit to your mission.   Prefer to read the transcript? *Note: The following text is the…

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Confidence

  Confidence is critical to effective leadership. If you sometimes feel less than self-assured, there’s a five-step process that can strengthen your confidence and enhance your leadership. In this episode, Ralph and Bill break down the technique. Listen and give it a try. Prefer to read the transcript? *Note: The following text is the output…

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Effective Resource Utilization

  Too many organizations suffer from ineffective resource allocation. The problem may stem from various factors like inadequate delegation, employee burnout, or unclear direction, vision and goals. And the solution may lie in experimentation, for example reducing – yes, reducing – work hours, and studying what others who allocate resources well are doing and emulating…

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Accountability as an Empowering Principle

90% of employees would say that effectively holding others accountable is one of the top priorities of leadership. But how can you do that without “weaponizing” accountability? Bill and Ralph offer some tips and exercises to improve accountability in your business and strengthen your leadership. Bill Berthel: Welcome to the Get Emergent podcast where we…

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The Dilemma of the Working Manager

Balancing “Working On” and “Working In” the Business. Effective working managers are adept at managing polarities – strategy vs. tactics, planning vs. executing, delegating vs. doing. Ralph and Bill discuss the challenges that many working managers face, and offer tips and exercises to help you achieve balance and scale your leadership and your business. Bill…

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People don’t want to work anymore, right? Wrong!

Having problems recruiting and retaining employees? Change your thinking. There is not a shortage of good job candidates and people do want to work. Bill and Ralph discuss the benefits of shifting your perspective and being open to redesigning “work” to attract quality talent and keep them engaged. Bill Berthel: Welcome to the Get Emergent…

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