The Corporate Middle
Building High Performing teams with Guest Anna Oakes

Building High Performing teams with Guest Anna Oakes

September 17, 2019

You need to do a better job with your people, period. On todays show I have a special guest Anna Oakes. Anna is a TedX speaker and CEO of We Restore Humanity where she focuses on helping individuals and companies build people centered high performing teams. 

Anna and I discuss how investing in the relationship with your team is the only way to be truly successful. The people you lead have basic needs and as the manager it is your job to provide them. 

More on Anna: 

www.BuildHighPerformingTeams.com

https://youtu.be/XgezgVHVciM

 

 

Practical Applications of Influence with guest Brian Ahearn

Practical Applications of Influence with guest Brian Ahearn

September 10, 2019

My guest today is Brian Ahearn he is an expert in the application of influence and persuasion. In this episode Brian and I talk about his new book "Influence People: Powerful Everyday Opportunities to Persuade that are Lasting and Ethical". We are going to talk about some actual practical ways to incorporate the science including: 

* How to be more persuasive  with email

* Why being friendly with your team can increase your influence. 

You will come away with some tips that are going to help you become a better manager. 

Find out more about Brian at: 

https://www.influencepeople.biz/

 

 

Are you Spreading Negativity

Are you Spreading Negativity

September 3, 2019

The truth of your job is that your results don't matter. The perception of you and your results is actually what determines your career. Spreading negativity can have a massive impact on the perception others have. When you focus on other people's faults you are actually doing more damage to your own career. 

How to Have Better Staff Meetings

How to Have Better Staff Meetings

August 20, 2019

Most staff meetings are terrible, but as the Manager, you can make a few small changes that will have a huge impact on the effectiveness of your meetings. In this episode we will talk about why having multiple short sync ups is more effective than one long meeting and why being able to look someone in the eye is a huge value. 

 

Leadership with Special Guest Blake Binns - Part 2

Leadership with Special Guest Blake Binns - Part 2

August 13, 2019

This is Part 2 of my conversation on Leadership with Blake Binns. Blake is a business coach who focuses on helping his clients not only grow their business but become better leaders as well. In this part of the conversation Blake and I discuss: 

  • Focus on controlling your microculture
  • Ego is the enemy of great Leadership
  • What is a Rockstar Employee? 

To find out more about how Blake can help your business check him out at GoodAdviceCoaching.com

 

 

 

Leadership with Special Guest Blake Binns - Part 1

Leadership with Special Guest Blake Binns - Part 1

August 6, 2019

This is part one of my conversation with Blake Binns. Blake is a business coach who has worked with high profile clients including Ronald McDonald House. We touch on topics such as why understanding who you are is the key to good leadership and why so many company changes fail. There is a lot of great information in this episode I think you will enjoy. 

Check out more info on Blake at https://www.goodadvicecoaching.com/home

How To Disagree With Your Boss

How To Disagree With Your Boss

July 23, 2019

Disagreeing with your boss is always a challenge. No matter how good your manager is there are always landmines to avoid. You have to learn how to do it the right way or pay the consequences. I am going to give you three straight forward tips on this episode to teach you how to disagree with your boss correctly. 

How to be more persuasive with Brian Ahearn

How to be more persuasive with Brian Ahearn

June 25, 2019

If you want to be more successful in your career you need to learn how to be more persuasive. My guest today is Brian Ahearn who is an expert at teaching and training people on the skills necessary to be more persuasive. Brian was named one of the Top 100 Influencers by the Science of Digital Marketing.

For more information check out Brian's website. 

https://www.influencepeople.biz

 

 

5 Minute Manager - Who Made the PowerPoint?

5 Minute Manager - Who Made the PowerPoint?

June 11, 2019

PowerPoint Plagiarism is the norm in Corporate life but the most important question you should be asking is who made it? You need to understand the source of the information to make better management decisions. You also want to make sure you are not perpetuating the problem!  

How to handle Burnout

How to handle Burnout

June 4, 2019

Burnout is a real problem and now the world health organization has recognized it as an actual mental condition. The truth is with a job you can't stop burnout but you can do a few things to control it and make it less severe. As a manager, you need to control it for yourself and watch for signs of it from your team. 

 

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