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153 - Act on What Matters! With Dr. Joshua Spodek

Leadership Happy Hour

Release Date: 12/02/2019

195 - Altered Stories with Mischelle Saunders-Gottsch show art 195 - Altered Stories with Mischelle Saunders-Gottsch

Leadership Happy Hour

Stories are the cornerstone of civilization.  They are how we transmit norms and learn how to get along.  They are also how we can heal.  There are few things as meaningful or therapeutic as sharing one's story. On this episode I get to share in my guest's story and how she helps others share theirs in order to heal and understand God's love in their own life.  Mischelle Saunders-Gottsch was such a pleasure to have on the show that I know you'll come away with more than you thought you would. CHEERS! More on Mischelle... Mischelle Saunders-Gottschis the CEO/Founder of...

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194 - Listening is Love with Pastor Matt Short show art 194 - Listening is Love with Pastor Matt Short

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This past year has required everyone in church to learn how to pivot...especially leadership.  In this interview with Pastor Matt Short, we talk about success stories that he's seen and what you can do in the next year to continue to show God's love.  (Hint....it has to do with some listening).  I got a lot from our conversation and I know you will too! CHEERS! More on Matt.... I was born and raised in Lake Havasu City, Arizona; a town that often nabs the dubious honor of being the “hot spot of the nation” during the summer weather forecasts (our record set was 128 degrees...

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193 - Transformation?  It Starts With You!  with Jessica Ruggieri show art 193 - Transformation? It Starts With You! with Jessica Ruggieri

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Was this year a reset or a regress?  Regardless, it's never too late to start a new path. On this episode, I talk with coach Jess Ruggieri.  This woman has got the goods!  One (of many) things I took from our time together is how dedication and consistency always provide results.  Take the time to do yourself a favor and take a listen!   Vote for Jess! CHEERS! More on Jess (from Jess)... My purpose is helping people live better. My career is engaging employees. To me, feels like a perfect fit of personal & professional purpose. A few of the ways I do this: ...

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192 - Tame Your Imposter Monster with Kelli Thompson show art 192 - Tame Your Imposter Monster with Kelli Thompson

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Have you ever been there?  Standing in front of a room and absolutely sure that the people you are briefing are going to figure out that you aren't qualified?  STOP IT!  YOU ARE! On this episode, I had the great pleasure to talk with Kelli Thompson and we talk about imposter syndrome (among many other things).  What's imposter syndrome?  Take a listen and find out...you won't be disappointed! More on Kelli.. Kelli Thompson is a leadership coach and speaker who helps women leaders advance with clarity and confidence so they can make impact in the rooms where decisions...

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191 - 191 - "The Conflict Resolution Playbook" with Jeremy Pollack

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Have you got some conflict at work that needs tending to?  Then get out your pen, paper and get ready to take some notes from the man who has got a plan! On this episode I had the great pleasure of talking with Jeremy Pollack.  Jeremy has been traveling the globe helping organizations and people effectively deal with the conflicts within their organizations so that they can move forward with peace and productivity!  I learned a lot from him and I know you will too!  Take a listen! More on Jeremy: Jeremy Pollack is a leader in the field of workplace conflict resolution and...

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190 - Leading With Authenticity In a Pandemic With Roger Wolkoff show art 190 - Leading With Authenticity In a Pandemic With Roger Wolkoff

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I had a VERY fun and informative conversation with this episode's guest, Roger Wolkoff (Mr. Authenticity).  Roger deserves this tag because he is, truly, one of the most genuine people you'll ever talk to (or listen to)! We hit on all things authenticity and Roger shares some insights that leaders want to consider during today's different times of leading in a pandemic.   Check it out!  CHEERS! More on Roger... Roger is a motivational speaker who helps you create teams and companies people don’t want to leave. You hire him for his expertise in emotional intelligence and...

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189 - Lead With Confidence! with Johanna Walker show art 189 - Lead With Confidence! with Johanna Walker

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Stories are the cornerstone of civilization.  They are how we transmit norms, teach and let others know they are not alone.  However, sharing YOUR story can sometimes seem daunting...even impossible if you're worried about sharing too much.  But, sharing your story is a critical piece of taking charge of your life! On this episode, I talk with storytelling maven, Johanna Walker.  She shares the power of sharing your story and how you can make a difference...at work and in life.  It was a great conversation that left me thinking about what I can do different in sharing...

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188 - The AWE Factor with Allen Klein show art 188 - The AWE Factor with Allen Klein

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If you're like me, you've had those experiences in your life where you were sure that something BIGGER was happening but it was difficult to wrap your head around it.  Those are the moments were AWE was a factor...it took your breath away...it made you think...it put you in the moment that you needed to be in (perhaps at that moment). On this episode, I talk to my good friend, Allen Klein, about his new book, and we talk about all of those moments.   More importantly, we talk about how those moments can contribute to a better life, better well being, and better...

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187 - Stress Proof Your Life with Eliz Greene show art 187 - Stress Proof Your Life with Eliz Greene

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Are politics, pandemic and the general overwhelm of life stressing you the heck out?  Have no fear!  On this episode of Leadership Happy Hour I talk with my very good friend, Eliz Greene, about her new book, What makes this book different from the rest is that Eliz has done the hard work of researching thousands of people to find out the systemic causes of their stress and then gives application based solutions on how to mitigate them.  Plus, she quotes me in it...which makes it double cool.  Check this out and buy the book!  You can get it More on Eliz.. She not...

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186 - Two Sailors Walk Into a Bar with Doug Ward show art 186 - Two Sailors Walk Into a Bar with Doug Ward

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Last year, my hard drive crashed and I thought this interview was lost but....I FOUND IT!  Lots of great information with my shipmate, Doug Ward. More on Doug... Douglas Ward is a retired military veteran with 24 years of distinguished service. During his time he held numerous leadership roles to include instructor and manager of over 500 personnel. Additionally, Douglas was the Troop Chief for a hand selected group of special communicators who supported and deployed into austere environments with Special Operations Forces. Upon retirement, he supported government agencies as a subject...

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"Action is the key to all success."  - Pablo Picasso

I always appreciate people who make me think a little different.  It's easy to get in a rut in life....just going along always doing what you've always done.  Get set....this episode is going to challenge your thinking!

I had the great pleasure to talk with Dr. Joshua Spodek.  He is a super smart guy that will challenge you to think a little different, be a little different and, most importantly, act on what matters in doing so.  I had a great time talking with him and I know you'll dig our conversation.  Get ready to shift rudder!

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Joshua Spodek PhD MBA, has taught, practiced, and coached leadership and entrepreneurship at Columbia, NYU, and private corporations for nearly two decades, to teaching awards and stellar student reviews.

He wrote the bestselling Leadership Step by Step, hosts the award-winning Leadership and the Environment podcast, and writes a column at Inc. He and his projects have been featured in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and most major broadcast outlets.

Connect with him at: http://spodekacademy.com/