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In this Q&A episode, as well as putting in their footy tips for the weekend, Dan & Tim respond to questions from the listening audience. 

Questions this week are along the lines of: 

Why do narcissistic sociopaths get leadership positions over reflective empaths? 

How can leaders look after wellbeing post-COVID?

How can leaders make a 'good start' in a new setting?

How can I 'put people in their' place when I don't like confrontation?

Why do leaders create more work for 'us' when we tell 'them' what needs to be fixed?

Previous episodes of the podcast that are mentioned in this episode are:

Ep. 73: Tackling Stress & Burnout with Sophie Scott: https://www.podcast.habitsofleadership.com/e/073-tackling-stress-and-burnout-with-sophie-scott/

Ep. 50: Humble Leadership with Ed & Peter Schein: https://www.podcast.habitsofleadership.com/e/050-take-back-toxic-workplace-cultures-with-humble-leadership-chatting-with-ed-peter-schein/

Ep. 45: Radical Candor with Kim Scott: https://www.podcast.habitsofleadership.com/e/045-have-less-difficult-conversations-radical-candour-with-kim-scott/

Ep. 38: Accountability with Jonathan Raymond: https://www.podcast.habitsofleadership.com/e/038-how-to-hold-your-team-accountable-chatting-with-jonathan-raymond/

Ep.20: Psychological Safety with Amy Edmondson: https://www.podcast.habitsofleadership.com/e/020-psychological-safety-with-amy-edmondson/

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In this episode, Dan chats with Sophie Wade.

Sophie is a speaker, author and authority on Future-of-Work issues. Her book, Embracing Progress: Next Steps for the Future of Work, is an Executive MBA Program textbook and required reading for several management school leadership courses.

You can find out more about Sophie and her books at: https://www.sophiewade.com/

And you can connect with her and access her courses on LinkedIn at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sophie-wade-380b8/

Don't forget you can find out more about our work and submit questions and suggestions for topics and guests for upcoming shows at: https://habitsofleadership.com/podcast/

 

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In this episode, Dan chats with Tracey Ezard, a keynote speaker, author and educator, who is dedicated to inspiring people to collaborate and thrive in the workplace.

Tracey works with senior leadership teams, whole organisations and systems to create environments of safety and stretch through leadership and collaborative learning cultures. Using evidence base approaches from the latest findings in leadership, emotional intelligence and neuroleadership, she also develops her own thought leadership based on observation of excellence in practice.

Tracey is the author of three books, ‘Glue -The Stuff that Binds Us Together to do Extraordinary Work’ for leaders across all sectors who want to lift beyond convention to create high performing teams and ‘The Buzz – Creating a Thriving and Collaborative Staff Learning Culture’, designed for education leaders to support schools to bring about transformation in education. Her latest book ‘Ferocious Warmth - School Leaders Who Inspire and Transform was released March 2021.

You can find out more about Tracey at https://www.traceyezard.com/ and use the codeword HABITS to claim a 20% discount off her books. 

You can learn about her Buzz Academy for School Leaders at: https://www.thebuzz.academy/ and connect with her on LinkedIn at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/traceyezard/

Don't forget you can find out more about our work and submit questions and suggestions for topics and guests for upcoming shows at: https://habitsofleadership.com/podcast/

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Michael Bungay Stanier returns to the show to discuss Coaching, Goal Setting and his new book How to Begin.

Michael is and author whose books have sold more than a million copies. He’s best known for The Coaching Habit, the best-selling coaching book of this century and is regarded as one of the #1 Global Thought Leaders in Coaching.

He’s Australian, and lives in Toronto, Canada.

You can access all his books, podcasts and information at: https://www.mbs.works/

Don't forget you can find out more about our work and submit questions and suggestions for topics and guests for upcoming shows at: https://habitsofleadership.com/podcast/

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In this episode, Dan chats with one of the world's leading neuroscientists Dr Lisa Feldman Barrett. 

Dr Barrett is among the top one percent most cited scientists in the world for her revolutionary research in psychology and neuroscience. She is a University Distinguished Professor of Psychology at Northeastern University. She also holds appointments at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, where she is Chief Science Officer for the Center for Law, Brain & Behavior.

In addition to the books Seven and a Half Lessons About the Brain and How Emotions are Made, Dr. Barrett has published over 240 peer-reviewed, scientific papers appearing in ScienceNature Neuroscience, and other top journals in psychology and cognitive neuroscience, as well as six academic volumes published by Guilford Press. She has also given a popular TED talk with over 6 million views.

You can find out more at https://lisafeldmanbarrett.com/

The podcast Dr Barrett refers to about her college suffering a 'Widowmaker' heart attack can be accessed here

If you'd like to learn more about our work and our Habits of Leadership Academy, head over to: https://habitsofleadership.com/

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In today's episode Dan chats with Cheri Torres and Jackie Stavros. Cheri is CEO and lead catalyst of Collaborative by Design, a consulting firm that helps organizations improve performance, retain talent, and transform communication and culture, whilst Jackie is a professor at the College of Business and Information Technology, Lawrence Technological University, and an Appreciative Inquiry advisor at the David L. Cooperrider Center for Appreciative Inquiry.

This conversation explores how Appreciative Inquiry can be used to create much better conversations, both in groups and one-on-one.

If you find the conversation useful, you should register for their free upcoming webinar here.

You can also learn more about the book, and access some useful resources at: https://conversationsworthhaving.today/

If you're interested in checking out the Habits of Leadership Academy, or would like to get in touch with any questions, comments or suggestions for guests, then please head over to: https://habitsofleadership.com/

 

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In this episode Dan & Tim discuss what they see as some of the key considerations that Leaders must be cognisant of as restrictions ease and workplaces and schools re-open.

In the podcast they refer to the following episodes and resources:

Ep. 20 - Discussing Psychological Safety with Amy Edmondson

Ep. 30 - Resilience with Lucy Hone

Ep. 34 - Our reflections in June 2020

Ep. 50 - Personising with Ed & Peter Schein

Ep. 54 - Chatting with Tal Ben Shahar

The article Tim mentions at Be Become Belong

Don't forget you can find out more about our work and submit questions and suggestions for topics and guests for upcoming shows at: https://habitsofleadership.com

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Dan & Tim are back with a Q&A Episode featuring questions from the listening community. 

1. What's the difference between coaching & mentoring? 

2. What are the best wellbeing programs you've seen?

3. How can you remain an optimist and a realist?

4. How can we use The Act of Leadership book to help develop our team? 

 

You can find out more about Dan's book at www.actofleadership.com

 

Don't forget if you'd like to find out more about us, or submit your questions for our next Q&A episode, head over to https://habitsofleadership.com/podcast/

And please... don't forget to like, comment, subscribe and share!

 

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In this episode, Dan chats with Tal Ben Shahar, one of the world's leading experts in the field of positive psychology, wellbeing & the science of happiness. 

Tal's new book Happier No Matter What is out now and was written specifically for the challenging times we find ourselves in during the Global Pandemic. 

You can find out more about Tal's work at: https://talbenshahar.com/ and https://www.happinessstudies.academy/

Don't forget you can find out more about our work and submit questions and suggestions for topics and guests for upcoming shows at: https://habitsofleadership.com/podcast/

And please don't forget to like, comment, share & subscribe!

Finally, you can learn more about Dan's new book at https://www.actofleadership.com/

 

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In this bitesize episode, Dan & Tim chat about the importance of recognising the danger of making assumptions. Things we take for granted are most likely preventing us from being our best. 

This is the focus of Chapter 3 of Dan's new book, The Act of Leadership. 

You can download the introduction and get your hands on heaps of resources at https://actofleadership.com/

 

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