NoCTalk

NoCTalk

By North of Center
North of Center team members and guests discuss leadership challenges, share stories, and offer tips and perspective to help leaders navigate successfully in a world that operates at the speed of Send.
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Meetings Are Killing Me! Part 2: Other People's Meetings

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Meetings Are Killing Me! Part 2: Other People's Meetings
We've discussed how to make your meetings better, but what happens when you've got to attend meetings that aren't yours? Cliff and BJ discuss some tips for making the most of the time spent in other people's meetings.
27:40
April 20, 2020
Meetings are Killing Me! Part 1: Your Meetings
Avoiding meetings that suck (the life out of your team) is important. The meetings you run are the easiest to control. Cliff and BJ will discuss how to make your meetings count.
29:12
April 6, 2020
The Boss Hates One of my Team
It happens. It's human. But eventually you are going to encounter a situation where your boss will have a negative disposition towards one of your people. How do you work through that? Can you help that employee recover from this perception? Both Cliff and BJ have experience with this scenario and offer recommendations to help you navigate this tricky situation.
31:07
March 16, 2020
Stepping Away From the Problem
Have you ever missed the obvious solution to a problem because you were overwhelmed by all the details? This can happen to leaders if they don't "step back" and address the totality of the problem. Cliff and BJ discuss how leaders can help their teams succeed by assuming the correct role to ensure success.
32:32
March 2, 2020
Interview with Russ Hovendick, Employment Expert and Author
Cliff interviews Russ about employment and transition for veterans from both employer and veteran viewpoints. Cliff used Russ' books to assist him with his transition from the Marine Corps more than five years ago.
28:16
February 17, 2020
Organize Yourself
Gaining control of your life requires commitment and prioritization. Cliff and Jackie discuss ways to create space in your daily life.
29:37
February 3, 2020
Interview with Jeff Pool from Texas A&M's Human Behavior Lab
In this episode Cliff interviews Jeff Pool from Texas A&M's Human Behavior Lab.  Jeff not only talks about the fascinating work they do at the lab, but also offers some great insights about how small companies can work with their local media outlets to build relationships that are mutually beneficial to everyone involved.
29:06
January 20, 2020
Work-Life Integration
In this episode of NoCTalk, Cliff and Jackie talk about how to make your life work while balancing personal and professional obligations.
31:49
January 6, 2020
Leadership, Coaching, and Mentorship
In this episode of NoCTalk Cliff and BJ explore the differences between leaders and mentors, and then go into detail about the importance of coaching. You'll notice that Cliff refers to the podcast as Principals Talking Principles. This title is a flashback to the early episodes before we settled on NoCTalk as the official name of our podcast.
31:42
December 23, 2019
Trust and New Leaders
The fourth Timeless Truth of CBL is, Enduring Leadership Success Requires Trust. Cliff and BJ explore the trust element for new leaders.
32:35
December 9, 2019
Timeliness
In this episode, Cliff and BJ discuss the NoC CBL principle of TIMELINESS.
35:24
November 25, 2019
Leading Up
In this episode, Cliff and BJ discuss those times when you have different ideas from your boss about the right thing to do.  How you handle the situation shapes your credibility.
31:35
November 13, 2019
Solving Every Problem
If every problem has to come to your level, processes slow to a grind. Cliff and BJ discuss growing the members your team so that they are confident making decisions appropriate to their level and experience.
31:04
November 13, 2019