Adaptive Leadership (003)

In this episode, the adaptive leadership series is continued. Focus is on leadership as a service and what does and does not lead to leadership excellence.

Note: In the last episode, I did not realize that the musical notes under the narrator might distort on a phone speaker. I’m sorry and will try to avoid similar issues.

Adaptive Leadership (002)

The discussion of adaptive leadership is continued in this episode of the Leadership Shop Podcast.

The discussion starts with focus on vision and mission. It then turns to valuing the people who make the journey with him or her. A commitment to excellence is essential as well as valuing customers and always meeting or exceeding their expectations. Please listen in to hear how these important elements are explained.

Adaptive Leadership (001)

In this episode of the Leadership Shop Podcast, we are introduced to adaptive leadership. In the past, it was enough for a leader to get the job done as the job is defined. The leader leads and the followers follow. That simple model is no longer enough. The world has become too complex and workers are no longer content to simply follow. Adaptive leadership is not only needed, it is required. Please listen to learn what adaptive leadership is all about. The series has thirteen episodes. This episode is where the discussion starts.

Should You Be Boss?

In this episode of the Leadership Shop Podcast, James asks us who should be boss. Importantly, the question is not who is boss since there are a lot of people who are boss but shouldn’t be. If you wonder if you should be boss, you will want to listen to this episode to see how James would decide if you are the right person to be boss.

Which Leadership Strategy Works Best?

There are many takes on how to lead and which leadership strategies are most appropriate in which situations. In this episode of the Leadership Shop Podcast, James focuses on Four of the most popular leadership strategies. He also includes a brief quiz to see when and where you might want to use the four strategies. Please listen and then take the quiz.

Gurus On Success

In this episode of the Leadership Shop Podcast, the Leadership Shop podcast team collaborates to bring you the best from world class success gurus. The ideas and strategies they share equally apply to leadership and how great leaders succeed. Listen and pick out those approaches that will best serve you along your leadership journey.

Are You A Proactive Leader?

This episode of the Leadership shop Podcast shows you the elements of proactive leadership. It gives you the opportunity to consider your approach to leadership and evaluate the extent to which you are a proactive leader. The members of the podcast team take turns presenting the elements so please listen and decide how your leadership fits with proactive leadership.

Leadership: Managing Chaos

In this episode of the Leadership Shop Podcast, James shares a perspective on leadership that may not be altogether obvious. We can reasonably conclude that leadership is primarily the management of chaos. Listen in to see if you agree with James or perhaps your perspective is quite different.

Leaders Shall

James has a special episode of the Leadership Shop Podcast for us. Regardless of our take on who is and is not a leader, whatever we think about what separates leaders from others, we can all agree that leaders need to do some things and not do others, need to behave in some ways and not in others. In this episode, James, with help from his associate, shares those things a leader should do, ways in which leaders should behave, how leaders should relate to others.

Making Me Do Something Is Leadership?

James explores whether leadership has much to do with getting people to do things they would not otherwise do as some “experts” suggest. James concludes that such actions, although frequently effective, have little to do with leadership.