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The Leadership DJs Podcast

The Leadership DJs Podcast

By The Leadership DJs

Discussion involving leadership topics that help you discover your path forward. These discussions seek to help you change your world through meaningful depth made simple.
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Your Leadership is Incomplete Without Systems Thinking?
Your Leadership is Incomplete Without Systems Thinking?
Systems thinking may seem like a foreign concept, but it doesn’t take long to realize how important it is to your total leadership ability.  Steve Cuthbert joins to talk about how systems thinking is vital to operations and organizational leadership.
12:58
March 27, 2022
Seeking the Inside Out Approach to Leadership Development
Seeking the Inside Out Approach to Leadership Development
Much of leadership development fails because organizations attempt an outside-in approach.  This discussion covers a different path for leadership development anchored with an inside-out view.   0:00 Introduction of Low Returns on Leadership Development Efforts  2:16 Leadership Development Definition Problems  3:26 Limitations of Outside-In Approaches  5:40 Is Leadership Something That Can Be Taught?  8:06 The Hall of Prisoners as Illustrative of Inside Out Leadership  10:46 Incentives May Not Be Aligned For Authentic Leadership Development In Organizations  14:55 Discussion "Take Home" Points  18:54 Song Title Outro (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1k8cr...)
19:35
June 09, 2021
Presidential Series: Credibility
Presidential Series: Credibility
This is a non-partisan view of key leadership concepts as illustrated through real life experiences of US presidents and other influential civic leaders.  Leadership concepts apply across purposes, platforms, or policies - and this series will focus only on leadership concepts and make no commentary on the merit of their policy platforms or public pursuits.  We also focus on specific experiences and not a comprehensive view of their leadership history.   To illustrate the power of one of the key leadership basics of credibility, we discuss George Washington.   Song Outtro: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=srwxJUXPHvE  Supportership is Leadership: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qRSEqj3hrxk&t=17s  To learn more about leadership solutions, visit actualizesolutions.com
13:46
March 05, 2021
Presidential Series: The Dangers of Legacy Chasing
Presidential Series: The Dangers of Legacy Chasing
This is a non-partisan view of key leadership concepts as illustrated through real life experiences of US presidents and other influential civic leaders.  Leadership concepts apply across purposes, platforms, or policies - and this series will focus only on leadership concepts and make no commentary on the merit of their policy platforms or public pursuits.  We also focus on specific experiences and not a comprehensive view of their leadership history.   To illustrate the danger when leaders become fixated on creating legacy, we discuss Richard Nixon.
12:51
February 23, 2021
How2 Series: Running an Effective Meeting
How2 Series: Running an Effective Meeting
Meetings can be difference makers in productive teams, positive working experiences, and your leadership capital.  Yet, generally speaking, meetings kinda suck.  This video features a few tips to make sure meetings are serving your interests in terms of engagement, decision making, and change.  Below are some additional references: Summary  of tips from this podcast: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ivqgqtpJidzcgRswQDdODIYOQpweeDwPc5jjUWZSYgc/edit Sample agenda: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1dQ4TkOkITtAidWeESdnENGM-IrbCXgiYmASrGcPtDlQ/edit The challenge of virtual meetings: https://www.actualizesolutions.com/post/what-larry-bird-teaches-you-about-leading-virtual-meetings Leadership DJs podcast discussion on virtual meetings: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i49t1xwf5dI Song title outro song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SsmVgoXDq2w
07:43
October 14, 2020
Leadership DJs Podcast Trailer
Leadership DJs Podcast Trailer
A basic introduction to our podcast.
02:10
September 30, 2020
Virtual Meetings, Leadership, and Larry Bird
Virtual Meetings, Leadership, and Larry Bird
While offering a sufficiently effective experience to be productive, most of us have a sense for virtual meeting tradeoffs (such as “Zoom fatigue”).  We spend some time discussing what might be an invisible result of virtual meetings: more quantify of participation from fewer people and less quality participation from more people.  What has been your experience in virtual meetings?  How is it different than in person meetings?   Read the post on this idea here: https://www.actualizesolutions.com/post/what-larry-bird-teaches-you-about-leading-virtual-meetings
11:33
September 18, 2020
How Chasing a Legacy is a Trap To Your Leadership
How Chasing a Legacy is a Trap To Your Leadership
It is pretty normal for leaders to start thinking about their legacies.  In this discussion, we cover how chasing a legacy is can be both wasteful and dangerous - and what leaders ought to be pursuing instead. You can read our white paper on this subject here.
10:52
September 04, 2020
Moments That Matter in Your Leadership
Moments That Matter in Your Leadership
Some moments matter more than others and this is significant for us to realize in our leadership efforts.  What moments have motivated you most in your professional, civic, or personal matters?
10:30
August 22, 2020