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Ronin Leadership

Ronin Leadership

By Mike Howard
Strategy, Execution, Sustained Success

The Art of Rōnin Leadership is about the path you take to become a leader—an entirely different way of thinking than merely fixing what is not working or doing better at what has always been done.
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How to let go of anxiety and worry
The hardest part of anxiety is learning to let go. Letting go is difficult, even if consciously we understand that our hurt and fears are a heavy burden to carry.  The Future Can Be Scary, But You're Not Alone, Join me in this episode as we talk about how to let go of anxiety and worry.  Let's talk. Podcast is AVAILABLE ON ALL MAJOR PLATFORMS:  Anchor: https://anchor.fm/roninleadership Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3L1rMYP Google Podcast: https://bit.ly/3ucjxD1 Apple Podcast:  https://apple.co/3KY44MO FOLLOW THE RONIN: Website: MikeHowardAuthor.com Instagram: @Real_MikeHoward  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RealMikeHoward/ Linkedin: https://bit.ly/MikeHowardRoninLeadership Youtube: https://bit.ly/RoninLeadership Twitter: https://twitter.com/roninauthor
38:41
April 27, 2022
Public Speaking: How to Speak on Any Topic.
Tips for Mastering the Art of Public Speaking: It allows us to form connections, influence decisions, and motivate change. Without communication skills, the ability to progress in the working world and in life, itself, would be nearly impossible. Public speaking is one of the most important and most dreaded forms of communication.
41:00
April 13, 2022
Leadership in Crisis Situations and Lessons Learned
During a leadership crisis, the role of a leader shifts, and those that are truly great prioritize and respond to the needs of the people that follow them. If they get it right, they — and their people — will emerge stronger and more resilient than ever. In today’s episode, we have a special guest Former Chief of Police Carmen Best, The first African American woman to hold the top policing job in Seattle, Washington. Carmen served in the Seattle Police Department for twenty-eight years. Carmen Best speaks on diversity, inclusion, and leadership lessons learned guiding a police department during times of crisis. Join us as we discuss our thoughts on the Leadership  crisis situations and lessons learned.
43:07
March 25, 2022
Discourse and Emotional Intelligence
My Podcast is AVAILABLE ON ALL MAJOR PLATFORMS:    Anchor: https://anchor.fm/roninleadership Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3L1rMYP Google Podcast: https://bit.ly/3ucjxD1 Apple Podcast:  https://apple.co/3KY44MO  FOLLOW THE RONIN:  Website: MikeHowardAuthor.com   Instagram: @Real_MikeHoward    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RealMikeHoward/  Linkedin: https://bit.ly/MikeHowardRoninLeadership  Youtube: https://bit.ly/RoninLeadership  Twitter: https://twitter.com/roninauthor   Hastags: #RoninLeadership #RoninLeader #SelflessLeadership
35:01
March 08, 2022
The Daily Stoic; Minimizing Pain, Maximizing Joy
Life is often filled with hardship and tragedies. For those of us who live our lives in the real world, there is one branch of philosophy created just for us: STOICISM. It is a philosophy designed to make us more resilient, happier, more virtuous, and wiser–and as a result, better people, better parents, and better professionals. In today's episode, we talk about what is Stoicism? Who were the Stoics? How can you be a Stoic? We answer all your questions and more on this episode. My Podcast is AVAILABLE ON ALL MAJOR PLATFORMS:    Anchor: https://anchor.fm/roninleadership Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3L1rMYP Google Podcast: https://bit.ly/3ucjxD1 Apple Podcast:  https://apple.co/3KY44MO  FOLLOW THE RONIN:  Website:  https://www.mikehowardauthor.com Instagram: @Real_MikeHoward   Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/RealMikeHoward/ Linkedin:  https://bit.ly/MikeHowardRoninLeadership  Youtube: https://bit.ly/RoninLeadership  Twitter:  https://twitter.com/roninauthor
29:20
February 23, 2022
A Valentine's Day Special: The Past and The Future; Relationship Advice
Episode 17: A Valentine’s Day Special. The past can have a major impact on your current dating life. From early childhood wounds to bad breakups with ex’s, the past can shape who you are and influence how you see yourself, others, and the world Without evening realizing it.   My Podcast is AVAILABLE ON ALL MAJOR PLATFORMS:   Anchor: https://anchor.fm/roninleadership Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3L1rMYP Google Podcast: https://bit.ly/3ucjxD1 Apple Podcast:  https://apple.co/3KY44MO FOLLOW THE RONIN:  Website:  https://www.mikehowardauthor.com Instagram: @Real_MikeHoward    Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/RealMikeHoward/  Linkedin:  https://bit.ly/MikeHowardRoninLeadership  Youtube: https://bit.ly/RoninLeadership  Twitter:  https://twitter.com/roninauthor
01:19:13
February 14, 2022
The Key to Generational Leadership
Episode 16 The business market is currently very diverse because it has a representation of employees across four generations. Each generation has its own expectations, habits, motivation, attitudes, and behavior patterns. Generational leadership is a topic of ongoing discussion among organizational leaders. Generational leadership can help overcome the negative outcomes arising from generational differences by utilizing the strength of each generation. In today’s episode, we talked about The Key to Generational Leadership, our guest Natalie Alvarez is the Director at Alder, an exclusive membership organization, where she connects powerful leaders to big ideas. She works with their members with current issues of our time such as economic opportunity, education, and global security issues. These issues create a massive opportunity for future generations.
40:60
February 11, 2022
Leading Through Change.
Episode 15  Considering the resistance to change and the uncertain times in which we lead, it is essential that we understand the factors critical to change so we can use them to our advantage in both business strategy and leading our teams effectively. In today’s podcast episode, we talk to Cynthia Hetherington - MLS, MSM, CFE, CII. Cynthia and her team are leaders in the field of conducting complex global Investigations and due diligence. Cynthia is the founder and president of Hetherington Group, a consulting, publishing, and training firm that leads in due diligence, corporate intelligence, and cyber investigations by keeping pace with the latest security threats and assessments.  Cynthia talks about how she maneuvers within the world of investigations and motivates her team while adapting to change during uncertain times such as we are experiencing with the pandemic.  My Podcast is AVAILABLE ON ALL MAJOR PLATFORMS:    Anchor: https://anchor.fm/roninleadership  Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3L1rMYP  Google Podcast: https://bit.ly/3ucjxD1  Apple Podcast:  https://apple.co/3KY44MO   FOLLOW THE RONIN:  Website: MikeHowardAuthor.com   Instagram: @Real_MikeHoward    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RealMikeHoward/   Linkedin: https://bit.ly/MikeHowardRoninLeadership   Youtube: https://bit.ly/RoninLeadership  T Twitter: https://twitter.com/roninauthor
33:12
January 26, 2022
Why We Need More Women Working For The Law Enforcement
Whether you’ve always wanted to work in law enforcement or you’re considering it for the first time, learn about the impact of women in policing, understand the positive outcomes of increased diversity, and take away expert advice on getting started. In this episode, we have a special guest, Deputy Chief Sasha Larkin of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. Larkin is known for implementing community-focused policing, She studied biological anthropology in college — with a focus on odontology, or the study of dead people’s teeth said she’s been interested in anthropology for most of her life. For more than two decades into her career, she’s garnered a reputation for bringing people together and strengthening communities. She has also used her position as a platform to inspire other women to become more involved in law enforcement and be their most authentic selves.  My Podcast is AVAILABLE ON ALL MAJOR PLATFORMS:   Anchor: https://anchor.fm/roninleadership  Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3L1rMYP  Google Podcast: https://bit.ly/3ucjxD1 Apple Podcast:  https://apple.co/3KY44MO   FOLLOW THE RONIN:  Website: MikeHowardAuthor.com   Instagram: @Real_MikeHoward   Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RealMikeHoward/  Linkedin: https://bit.ly/MikeHowardRoninLeadership   Youtube: https://bit.ly/RoninLeadership   Twitter: https://twitter.com/roninauthorhashtags  #Leadership #Leaders #Resilience #Selfhelp #Motivation #womenempowerment
36:12
January 17, 2022
Live in the MOMENT
The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.  My Podcast is AVAILABLE ON ALL MAJOR PLATFORMS: Anchor: https://lnkd.in/dmr9rSd4    Spotify https://lnkd.in/dGanTgEb    Apple Podcast https://lnkd.in/dweJAFC9    Goggle Podcasthttps: https//podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy82OGUwNDQ0MC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw?sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjSrYyE5Kf1AhWB6rsIHfioBosQ9sEGegQIARAC FOLLOW THE RONIN:     Website: Mikehowardauthor.com   Instagram: @real_mikehoward  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RealMikeHoward/  Linkedin:  https://www.linkedin.com/company/mike...    Twitter:  https://twitter.com/roninauthor  Youtube:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGn4...   hashtags #Leadership #Leaders #Resilience #Selfhelp #Motivation
30:04
January 10, 2022
Resilience: Reframing the Narrative
One way to change your life is to “re-story” your life. By looking for events that contradict your current frame you may be able to reclaim parts of yourself. ... In the process you may re-discover neglected parts of your life story, putting an emphasis on different capabilities, seeing yourself in a different light.  My Podcast is AVAILABLE ON ALL MAJOR PLATFORMS:    Anchor: https://lnkd.in/dmr9rSd4  Spotify https://lnkd.in/dGanTgEb  Apple Podcast https://lnkd.in/dweJAFC9  Goggle Podcast https://lnkd.in/g35mTtS... FOLLOW THE RONIN:   Website: Mikehowardauthor.com Instagram: @real_mikehoward Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RealMikeHoward/ Linkedin:  https://www.linkedin.com/company/mike...   Twitter:  https://twitter.com/roninauthor Youtube:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGn4...
29:04
January 03, 2022
How Millennials are CHANGING the face of LEADERSHIP.
The style of leadership millennials are modeling and seeking to emulate is more diverse and inclusive than in previous generations.    Millennials have challenged the traditional style of leadership by having different values and expectations from their leaders. Communication, relationship-building and empowerment are some of the key components in millennials' preferred leadership styles. My Podcast is AVAILABLE ON ALL MAJOR PLATFORMS:   Anchor: https://lnkd.in/dmr9rSd4  Spotify https://lnkd.in/dGanTgEb  Apple Podcast https://lnkd.in/dweJAFC9 Goggle Podcast https://lnkd.in/g35mTtS...   FOLLOW THE RONIN: Website: https://www.mikehowardauthor.com  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/real_mikeho...  Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/RealMikeHoward/
01:18:12
December 20, 2021
The POWER of a Grateful Heart.
In today's episode The Power of a Grateful Heart. We talked about how gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. My Podcast is AVAILABLE ON ALL MAJOR PLATFORMS: Anchor: https://lnkd.in/dmr9rSd4 Spotify https://lnkd.in/dGanTgEb Apple Podcast https://lnkd.in/dweJAFC9 Goggle Podcast https://lnkd.in/g35mTtS... FOLLOW THE RONIN: Website: https://www.mikehowardauthor.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/real_mikeho... Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RealMikeHoward/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/mike... Twitter: https://twitter.com/roninauthor
29:12
December 13, 2021
The shift in LEADERSHIP; How to keep your BUSINESS in sync with the CHANGING WORLD
The leader is responsible for the way change affects their team, so they need to adapt their leadership style to suit the situation or a change in their regular working environment. To successfully carry your team through a period of change or through a changing environment, you need to work on your leadership skills and understand how to change your leadership style to suit the changes around you.   We have Jonathan Westover to discuss, how to keep your business in sync with the changing world.    Jonathan H. Westover, Ph.D. is an award-winning US-based Amazon.com #1 Best Selling Author, ranked # 1 HR, Innovation, and Future of Work Global Thought Leader & Influencer (Thinkers360), ranked in the Top 30 in Management and Organizational Culture (Global Gurus), entrepreneur, management consultant, teacher, and research academic based in Orem, Utah. He serves on a host of nonprofit, community, and association boards and committees and has received numerous awards for his teaching, research, and service to the community.    My Podcast is AVAILABLE ON ALL MAJOR PLATFORMS:    Anchor: https://lnkd.in/dmr9rSd4  Spotify https://lnkd.in/dGanTgEb  Apple Podcast https://lnkd.in/dweJAFC9  Goggle Podcast https://lnkd.in/g35mTtS...   FOLLOW THE RONIN: Website: https://www.mikehowardauthor.com
22:17
December 07, 2021
Radical Leadership; LEADING through VALUES.
n business, values are two-fold. You have the values that define an organization. Values at this level serve to show the spectrum of stakeholders - both internal and external - what the organization is about. They also tend to influence the culture and climate of the workplace. You then have the values that define you as an individual. Values on this level underpin and guide our decision-making and behaviors. We’re content and without conflict - both internally and externally - when we stick close to our own and our organization’s values. We are also able to lead with greater clarity around who we are and what vision we’re working towards when we lead with our values.  In today's episode, we welcome our guest Ron Worman, Ron spent 30 years designing, managing, and executing highly successful business models for start-ups as well as Fortune 1000 companies, Worman, founded The Sage Group® in 2002. he also led the development of ‘The Path to ValueTM, the Sage methodology for helping business owners and their executive team design and execute a highly predictable strategic value plan while driving competitive advantage. Ron Worman has emerged as a thought leader in strategic value positioning for companies and markets. He has developed worldwide corporate strategies, as well as highly focused regional market strategies. My Podcast is AVAILABLE ON ALL MAJOR PLATFORMS:   Anchor: https://lnkd.in/dmr9rSd4 Spotify https://lnkd.in/dGanTgEb  Apple Podcast https://lnkd.in/dweJAFC9  Goggle Podcast https://lnkd.in/g35mTtS... FOLLOW THE RONIN:  Website:  https://www.mikehowardauthor.com  Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/real_mikeho...  Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/RealMikeHoward/ Linkedin:  https://www.linkedin.com/company/mike...   Twitter:  https://twitter.com/roninauthor  Youtube:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGn4...   Hastags: #RoninLeadership #RoninLeader #SelflessLeadership #LeadershipDevelopment #Selfhelp #motivation
44:13
November 29, 2021
How to use your Deference to make a Difference; A Leadership Development.
Being a dynamic and successful leader doesn't mean you are always right, nor does it mean you always get your way. The wise leader understands that there are times when he or she needs to walk their own ideas back in deference to the ideas or input of their team. In today’s episode our guest Tom Kovach, he is  the President of DonorBasis, LLC, Executive Director of LVMPD Foundation & Project Real, and sits on the Boards of United Way of Southern Nevada, Dignity Health, Nevada School of the Arts, and the Human Rights Campaign. My Podcast is AVAILABLE ON ALL MAJOR PLATFORMS:   Anchor: https://lnkd.in/dmr9rSd4  Spotify https://lnkd.in/dGanTgEb  Apple Podcast https://lnkd.in/dweJAFC9  Goggle Podcast https://lnkd.in/g35mTtS... FOLLOW THE RONIN:  Website:  https://www.mikehowardauthor.com  Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/real_mikeho...
49:41
November 22, 2021
How to Deal with CRITICISM like a PRO
Let’s be honest: We don’t really love to hear criticism, no matter how well-intentioned it is. We might appreciate it, and we may even expect it at times. But even when done in a constructive, sensitive way, hearing our peers tell us we missed the mark or somehow fell short has a diminishing effect. Today’s episode I talk about criticism so when it comes your way, what do you do? My Podcast is AVAILABLE ON ALL MAJOR PLATFORMS:    Anchor: https://lnkd.in/dmr9rSd4  Spotify https://lnkd.in/dGanTgEb Apple Podcast https://lnkd.in/dweJAFC9  Goggle Podcast https://lnkd.in/g35mTtS... FOLLOW THE RONIN:  Website:  MikeHowardAuthor.com  Instagram: @real_Mikehoward Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/RealMikeHoward/  Linkedin:  https://www.linkedin.com/company/mike... Twitter:  https://twitter.com/roninauthor
32:12
November 15, 2021
Adapting to Change; A Leadership Journey
Change can come into our lives as a result of a crisis, as a result of choice, or just by chance. In either situation, we are all faced with having to make a choice – do we make the change or not?   This week I welcome my first guest Chuck Andrews as we dive in and discuss his Leadership Journey and his take on adapting to change. About Chuck Andrews:  1. Voted the top influencer in the security thought leaders/association figures category in the 2020 IFSEC Global Influencers Awards   2. Charles ‘Chuck’ Andrews has held several high profile roles in security and US law enforcement since starting out in the industry in 1976   3. Started as Police Explorer and has served in many roles of leadership as Chief of Police, Chief Security Officer (CSO), Adjunct Professor Computer Science, CJ & Security Asst’ Dean, and Global Security Advisor & Strategist.    4. Chuck was also named the top Crime Prevention Officer internationally, ISCPP, and the OSPA’S Lifetime Achievement Award winner. My Podcast is AVAILABLE ON ALL MAJOR PLATFORMS:    Anchor: https://lnkd.in/dmr9rSd4  Spotify https://lnkd.in/dGanTgEb  Apple Podcast https://lnkd.in/dweJAFC9  Goggle Podcast https://lnkd.in/g35mTtS... FOLLOW THE RONIN: Website:  https://www.mikehowardauthor.com Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/real_mikeho...
55:48
November 08, 2021
Must-Ask Questions to Supercharge your Leadership
Throughout my time in leadership, I’ve found that by uncovering what’s most meaningful for my team and the company, I’m better able to take action on what matters most. Here are some of the best questions I have been asked recently. My Podcast is AVAILABLE ON ALL MAJOR PLATFORMS:    Anchor: https://lnkd.in/dmr9rSd4  Spotify https://lnkd.in/dGanTgEb Apple Podcast https://lnkd.in/dweJAFC9 Goggle Podcast https://lnkd.in/g35mTtS... FOLLOW THE RONIN:  Website:  https://www.mikehowardauthor.com  Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/real_mikeho...   Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/RealMikeHoward/  Linkedin:  https://www.linkedin.com/company/mike...
01:00:49
October 18, 2021
The Importance of Effective Meetings
Meetings are typical – even a necessity – for any organization. They are opportunities for members of the team or the company to exchange ideas and discuss objectives. Some employees may think that meetings are completely unnecessary, but if you hold an effective meeting, you can fulfill your goals while saving time, money, and talent. My Podcast is AVAILABLE ON ALL MAJOR PLATFORMS:  https://lnkd.in/dq6sM44  Anchor: https://lnkd.in/dmr9rSd4  Spotify https://lnkd.in/dGanTgEb  Apple Podcast https://lnkd.in/dweJAFC9  Goggle Podcast https://lnkd.in/g35mTtS...   RADIO PUBLIC  https://lnkd.in/d_tFZkMn BREAKER https://lnkd.in/dSHtdJZq  POCKET CAST https://pca.st/giq2zlgj FOLLOW THE RONIN:  Website:  MikeHowardAuthor.com Instagram:  @real_mikehoward  Hashtags: #roninleadership #Roninleader #selflessleadership 
35:20
October 08, 2021
The Importance of Downtime for Leaders
A leader’s best thinking and learning occur in that space in-between when all is still.  It’s known as the creative pause, and it refers to the increasingly rare downtime that leaders have to rest and quietly reflect. My Podcast is AVAILABLE ON ALL MAJOR PLATFORMS:  Anchor: https://lnkd.in/dmr9rSd4  Spotify https://lnkd.in/dGanTgEb Apple Podcast https://lnkd.in/dweJAFC9  Goggle Podcast https://lnkd.in/g35mTtS... RADIO PUBLIC  https://lnkd.in/d_tFZkMn  BREAKER https://lnkd.in/dSHtdJZq  POCKET CAST https://pca.st/giq2zlgj FOLLOW THE RONIN:  Website:  https://www.mikehowardauthor.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/real_mikehoward/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RealMikeHoward/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/mikehoward/?viewAsMember=true Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGn440_saR64C1M9ZumjxVw/videos
28:19
September 24, 2021
Who is Mike Howard and What is Ronin Leadership?
Hello My Name is Mike Howard join the Ronin Tribe on our very first episode of Ronin Leadership we will introduce you to what Leadership really is and give you a taste of what's to come. My Podcast is AVAILABLE ON ALL MAJOR PLATFORMS: https://lnkd.in/dq6sM44 Anchor: https://lnkd.in/dmr9rSd4 Spotify https://lnkd.in/dGanTgEb Apple Podcast https://lnkd.in/dweJAFC9 Goggle Podcast https://lnkd.in/g35mTtS... RADIO PUBLIC https://lnkd.in/d_tFZkMn BREAKER https://lnkd.in/dSHtdJZq POCKET CAST https://pca.st/giq2zlgj FOLLOW THE RONIN: Website: https://www.mikehowardauthor.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/real_mikehoward/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RealMikeHoward/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/mikehoward/?viewAsMember=true Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGn440_saR64C1M9ZumjxVw/videos Twitter: https://twitter.com/roninauthor Hastags: #RoninLeadership#RoninLeader #selflessleadership
35:07
September 14, 2021