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Navigating the Extraordinary Pace of Change (feat. Warren Rustand)

The Enlightened Executive

Release Date: 07/10/2023

Managing a Multigenerational Workforce with Scott De Long show art Managing a Multigenerational Workforce with Scott De Long

The Enlightened Executive

Leading a multigenerational workforce is becoming increasingly complex. Each generation brings a unique set of skills, perspectives, and expectations to the table. Dr. Scott De Long, a serial entrepreneur with a doctorate in leadership, shares successful strategies to bridge the generational divide on this week’s episode of The Enlightened Executive. In today’s business world, effective leadership requires more than just issuing orders and expecting obedience. The command-and-control approach is ineffective compared to leadership that empowers and inspires. This is the essence of my recent...

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The Enlightened Executive

Unlock your employees’ potential by harnessing their greatest asset: creativity! In a world where creativity is thought to be only for a chosen few, Josh Linkner emphasizes that everyone is inherently creative. They just need a way to unleash it in their everyday work to generate revenue-fueling innovation. Josh Linkner is far from your average entrepreneur. Alongside his successes as a bestselling author and the founder of five tech companies, which have created over 10,000 jobs and generated over $200 million, Linkner is also an acclaimed Jazz musician. His deep-rooted passion for jazz not...

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Unleash the Power of Innovation with Carla Johnson show art Unleash the Power of Innovation with Carla Johnson

The Enlightened Executive

The secret to groundbreaking innovation lies not in specialized teams, but in empowering every individual to think like an innovator. Carla Johnson is the world’s leading innovation Architect, and she is reshaping the way we think about creativity and problem-solving in the corporate world. She says, “You can't solve new world problems with old school thinking.” With a 20-year career dedicated to working with leaders and conducting extensive research, Carla is breaking down traditional barriers to innovation. In this episode, Carla urges leaders to understand that even the most...

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Work-Life Harmony with Bo & Luke show art Work-Life Harmony with Bo & Luke

The Enlightened Executive

Is the concept of “Work-Life Balance” outdated? Forget the balancing act; it's time for something more realistic. Bo Hale and Luke Carignan challenge the traditional notion of work-life balance. They argue "Work-life balance is a myth; it's harmony we should be after." As co-hosts of the globally acclaimed podcast "The Bo & Luke Show," they suggest that by finding the sweet spot between your personal and professional life, you can embrace a life lived with purpose and aligned with your values. Bo and Luke have one clear message to all the leaders out there: achieving work-life harmony...

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Embracing the Weird: Frankie Russo on Authentic Leadership show art Embracing the Weird: Frankie Russo on Authentic Leadership

The Enlightened Executive

In our fast paced business world, where the only constant is change, letting your weird flag fly could be your ticket to staying ahead of the curve. I had the pleasure of discussing leadership innovation with Frankie Russo, a serial tech entrepreneur known for his groundbreaking approach to fostering innovation within teams and companies. Frankie Russo, an entrepreneur with an eight-year streak on the Inc. 500 list, brings a fresh perspective with his "Love Your Weird" framework as a method for driving creativity and innovation. This approach is all about tapping into our authentic selves,...

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Unconventional Leadership Strategies (feat. Shawn Dill) show art Unconventional Leadership Strategies (feat. Shawn Dill)

The Enlightened Executive

The best business advice you’ll receive is likely unorthodox. Do you ever feel like you hear the same ole’ business advice over-and-over, perhaps just packaged in a slightly different way? Do you ever wonder if anyone is truly saying something new about how to approach enterprise growth? In this episode of The Enlightened Executive, Dr. Dill unveils a unique perspective on the building blocks of thriving businesses: creating a relationship plan, keeping challenges at the forefront, and the power of a generous mindset. He shares three strategies executives and entrepreneurs can implement to...

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AI for Personal and Professional Development (feat. Mike Koenigs) show art AI for Personal and Professional Development (feat. Mike Koenigs)

The Enlightened Executive

By now, you can’t get help being bombarded with news of how AI is going to change everything. But what does that really mean for YOU? The power of AI in augmenting human capabilities and optimizing operations has launched businesses into a new era of efficiency and competitiveness. Joining me on The Enlightened Executive podcast is Mike Koenigs, speaker, serial entrepreneur with five successful exits, and 17x bestselling author. As an expert in maximizing time, effort, and impact, Mike shares strategic advice for other executives serious about using AI to propel them and their businesses...

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Empathy: The Essence of Digital Leadership (feat. Erik Qualman) show art Empathy: The Essence of Digital Leadership (feat. Erik Qualman)

The Enlightened Executive

Digital innovation is most impactful when paired with a very human skill: empathy. Digital leadership involves integrating human-centered principles with a commitment to technological progress. The most successful leaders actively search out new tools that allow their business to empathetically connect with teams, customers, clients, and partners. Erik Qualman is the #1 best-selling author of five books and is a current professor of Digital Leadership at Northwestern University and his materials are used in over 500 universities. In this episode, Erik Qualman shares three digital leadership...

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How Playing Small Actually Fuels Team Performance (feat. Liz Wiseman) show art How Playing Small Actually Fuels Team Performance (feat. Liz Wiseman)

The Enlightened Executive

Leaders have the power to either expand or inadvertently inhibit the growth of those around them. Essentially, consider that you are either acting as a multiplier or diminisher of team performance. Multipliers operate under the belief that their team is intelligent and capable, fostering an environment where others can thrive. In contrast, diminishers assume that their team can't succeed without their constant guidance, and create a hub-and-spoke environment. Joining me today on The Enlightened Executive podcast is Liz Wiseman. Liz is a researcher, advisor, and author of the New York Times...

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Unlock Your Potential Through Healing Your Past (feat. Doug Dane) show art Unlock Your Potential Through Healing Your Past (feat. Doug Dane)

The Enlightened Executive

Adverse experiences and childhood wounds filter into our careers and leadership, influencing our potential.   Traumatic experiences may impose limitations on our personal and professional life. These limitations are often challenging to identify, and even more difficult to overcome. Intentionally dealing with the experiences of our past enables us to chart a different path forward so we can thrive personally and professionally.   Joining me today on The Enlightened Executive podcast is Doug Dane, a survivor who overcame a harrowing childhood filled with emotional, physical, and...

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