A Genius on intentionality: Why and how some achieve more–and how you can too

We love featuring geniuses on It Doesn’t Take a Genius! Herb Mast’s book “Intentionality for Leaders” has been praised by the likes of Boeing and Ford CEO Alan Mulally and leadership great Patrick Lencioni. Mark asks Herb to share some of the insights in the book that helps you go “beyond mere talk, actionless goal setting and good intentions to …

What do you want from your people? What do you want FOR your people?

A surprise resignation causes Mike to take a client through an exercise that changes everything. If you have valuable team members that you want to keep working with you, “Don’t wait for the funeral!” Suggested resources: The simplest feedback method around Just-in-time feedback: why, what and when Marcus Buckingham on effective feedback Questions? Comments? Ideas for future episodes … or interview …

Labor leads to love

The Ikea Effect: Mike shares Harvard research that explains why some projects and initiatives get buy-in and some don’t. Have you involved your team in the work?  Questions? Comments? Ideas for future episodes … or interview subjects? Email Mike and Mark.  Listen here … subscribe on Spotify, Amazon or Apple … or watch below the text.

Beyond the Golden Rule: You don’t lead a room full of you

The cross country meet ended in tears–and a reminder that people have incredibly different preferences for how to interact with the world and think.  For the first time on the podcast, we discuss the timeless DISC model for behavioral styles. Are you coaching, recognizing and training in a way that meets your team members’ preferences?  The Hip Socket site has …

A marriage counselor’s secret for conflict at work (or home), part 1

Mark interviews Mark Oelze, founder and director of PLEDGEtalk. Through more than 30 years as a marriage and family counselor, he developed the PLEDGE tool to help clients walk through the steps of healthy conflict. Mark says, “There is an ORDER to follow if one is to resolve conflict and restore healthy communication.” Clients are asking  him to share PLEDGE …