John Maxwell Company Executive Leadership Podcast

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The Maxwell Leadership Executive Podcast provides leadership training and coaching based on the principles of its founder John C. Maxwell.

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#200 – Podcast Number 200: Five Lessons Learned
00:18:33
After 200 podcast episodes, Chris and Perry share five lessons they have learned that apply to every leader.
Aug 11, 2022
#199 – Am I Really Responsible for Your Self-Concept
00:17:00
Do the people on your team take initiative, proactively solve problems, and take an intentional approach to their work? Today, Chris and Perry talk about different types of problems that diminishes the capabilities of their team because of one's self-concept.
Aug 04, 2022
#198 – When Leaders Believe-See-and Develop the Potential in Others
00:16:43
Are the people on your team aware of their potential? Are the people on your team growing their potential? Many leaders are not thinking of their people in terms of potential, and many don’t think of how to grow someone’s potential.
Jul 28, 2022
#197 – Why Leaders Make The Shift From Pleasing To Challenging People
00:18:03
The business environment is always changing, and to excel, every leader needs to make ongoing "leadershifts" — changes that positively enhance personal and organizational growth. Shifting from Pleasing to Challenging People is the Relational Shift. Great leaders challenge their teams to do better all the time.
Jul 21, 2022
#196 – Why Leaders Make The Shift From Perks To Price
00:16:13
The business environment is always changing, and to excel, every leader needs to make ongoing "leadershifts" — changes that positively enhance personal and organizational growth. Shifting from Perks to Price is the Cost Shift. Great leaders don't think about what they can get. They're focused on what they can give.
Jul 14, 2022
#195 – Why Leaders Make The Shift From Goals To Growth
00:18:11
The business environment is always changing, and to excel, every leader needs to make ongoing "leadershifts" — changes that positively enhance personal and organizational growth. Shifting from Goals to Growth is the Personal Development Shift. Goals help you do better, but growth lets you become better. Leaders are growth oriented.
Jul 07, 2022
#194 – 5 Leader Lessons From The Craziest Kentucky Derby Ever
00:20:04
The 2022 Kentucky Derby was won by a horse named Rich Strike. Rich Strike wasn’t invited to be in the race until the day before the race, after another horse had to drop out. And to add to the craziness, Rich Strike was at 80:1 odds. When asked if he thought his horse could win, owner Rick Dawson looked right into the camera and said, “I would NEVER, EVER put a horse in a race I didn’t think it could win.” What a GREAT truth that all leaders should be measuring themselves against. Are you putting your people into a race they have no chance of winning, or are they properly prepared to “run for the roses?”
Jun 30, 2022
#193 – A Leader's Approach to a Difficult Conversation
00:17:26
Many leaders are delaying or avoiding the straight talk or difficult conversations they need to have with people above them, below them, and beside them in the organization. Here are five steps to ensure your next difficult conversation is effective, healthy, and productive.
Jun 23, 2022
#192 – The 10 Commandments Of Confrontation
00:14:37
Having a difficult conversation or confronting someone is not something to be avoided, it's essential to great leadership. These 10 commandments of confrontation can help set the environment appropriately to ensure that the outcomes of these confrontations are positive.
Jun 16, 2022
#191 – Confronting The Challenges Of A Post-Pandemic World
00:18:22
There is a lot of good news as the world comes out of the COVID years, but this also presents some challenges that leaders must confront.
Jun 09, 2022
#190 – 10 Tips For Improving Your Ability To Listen
00:19:39
We often give ourselves credit for being better listeners than we really are. Today we look at ten tips learned from personal experience that help improve your ability to listen.
Jun 02, 2022
#189 – Communicating with Clarity: A Leadership Game Changer
00:19:21
Communicating with clarity is a leadership skill that is often overlooked. When you can develop this skill, you will increase the effectiveness of your team and improve results. Today, we discuss five ways you can improve your communication clarity.
May 26, 2022
#188 – Tasks Vs. People: How To Achieve Results
00:17:17
Are you winning and achieving the results you need to achieve? Today Perry and Chris talk about what task-based and relationship-based leaders need to know to achieve results.
May 19, 2022
#187 – The High Calling Of Leadership
00:20:18
You were most likely promoted to a leadership position because you were a proficient manager. Today, Chris and Perry talk about what moves someone from a manager to a leader.
May 12, 2022
#186 – Character Traits Of High - Influence Leaders
00:18:52
Leadership is influence, and author Brian Tracy suggests there are 10 qualities that all influential people exhibit. From Brian Tracy’s book, “The 10 Qualities of Influential People.”
May 05, 2022
#185 – The Role Leaders Play In The Story Of Their Team
00:18:03
Are you playing the hero for your team? Today, Chris and Perry talk about the role a leader should play to empower their team for maximum results.
Apr 28, 2022
#184 – 7 Questions Leaders Ask When Improving Team Performance
00:21:21
Are you improving your team’s performance? Today Perry and Chris talk about seven ways to position your team as a high-performance team.
Apr 21, 2022
#183 – Increasing Your Ability To Influence And Persuade
00:16:12
Are you maximizing your ability to influence and persuade others? Today, Chris and Perry talk about things a leader can do to increase their ability to influence and persuade and teach their team to do the same.
Apr 14, 2022
#182 – Coaching The Millenial In The Middle
00:16:40
The millennial generation is now in leadership positions reporting to a Gen X’er or baby boomer and leading a Gen Z’er. Today Perry and Chris talk about how these Gen Y leaders can succeed.
Apr 07, 2022
#181 – Your Negative Emotions Are Sinking My Boat
00:21:22
Negative team members can cause problems for the whole team. Today, Chris and Perry talk about what a leader can do to eliminate negative influences and grow their team.
Mar 31, 2022
#180 – 5 Ways To Increase Your Confidence As A Leader
00:17:09
Are you confident in your leadership ability? Today Perry and Chris talk about 5 ways to develop confidence as a leader.
Mar 24, 2022
#179 – How To Create Loyalty
00:17:47
Can a leader create loyalty in the people on their team? Today, Chris and Perry talk about things a leader can do to increase loyalty in their organization.
Mar 17, 2022
#178 – From Pop Warner to the Pro's - Talent Is Never Enough
00:21:14
The higher you go the more talent you find. Today Perry and Chris talk about what separates one talented person from another.
Mar 10, 2022
#177 – Can You Really Lead with Love?
00:17:18
True servant leadership requires you to place others above yourself. Today, Chris and Perry talk about what it means to lead with love, especially when you don’t feel like it.
Mar 03, 2022
#176 – Your Vision Checkup
00:16:45
Leaders see more than others see, and they see it before others see. Today Perry and Chris talk about developing and communicating a vision that helps focus your team for success.
Feb 24, 2022
#175 – Your Perfectionism Is Killing Your Connections
00:15:32
Is your perfectionism killing your ability to connect with others? Today, Chris and Perry talk about the importance of authenticity and not being so perfect that no one can connect with you.
Feb 17, 2022
#174 – A Leader’s Strength: Balancing Confidence With Humility
00:13:56
Are you confident and humble? It’s a tough combination for many leaders. Today Perry and Chris talk about one of Tim Elmore’s Eight Paradoxes of Great Leadership: balancing confidence with humility.
Feb 10, 2022
#173 – Do You Have A Voice Your Leader Wants To Hear?
00:19:18
What level of influence do you have with your boss? Chris and Perry talk about the importance of having a voice that your boss wants to hear.
Feb 03, 2022
#172 – How To Develop A Servant Leader Mindset
00:14:25
Servant leadership and traditional leadership require different mindsets. Today, Perry and Chris talk about the five components of a servant leader mindset.
Jan 27, 2022
#171 – Servant Leadership: Can You Lead And Serve At The Same Time?
00:17:43
Are you a Servant Leader? Today, Chris and Perry talk about the challenge of leading and serving at the same time. Is it even possible?
Jan 20, 2022
#170 – A Leader's Approach To The Great Resignation
00:20:38
The level of voluntary resignations is at an all-time high. What’s a leader to do? Today Perry and Chris talk about what leaders can do to ensure you retain your top talent.
Jan 13, 2022
#169 – Your Year End Leadership Checkup
00:18:55
How is your leadership going? Today, Chris and Perry talk about how you can assess your leadership journey and steps to take to ensure you are growing and developing as a leader.
Jan 06, 2022
#168 – Leadership, Service, And The Ryder Cup
00:17:05
Hidden in the historic victory for the US Team at the recent Ryder Cup Golf Championship is a powerful example of servant leadership. Today, Chris and Perry talk about Ryder Cup captain Steve Stricker and the power of servant leadership when leading high performance individuals.
Dec 30, 2021
#167 – What If I'm A Better Leader Than My Leader
00:15:36
Have you ever worked for a leader that wasn’t that good of a leader? Today, Perry and Chris talk about the power of leading up in the organization and how you can increase your influence with a leader who’s not leading.
Dec 23, 2021
#166 – When Two Cultures Clash
00:20:32
Whether you are partnering or merging with another organization, there is always a risk that the two cultures will clash. Today, Chris and Perry talk about what leaders can do to minimize or eliminate “culture clash.”
Dec 16, 2021
#165 – Are You Designing Or Defaulting To Your Organizational Culture?
00:22:43
Your culture affects everything your organization is doing. Today, Chris and Perry conclude their talk with Greg Cagle about the 4 Dimensions of culture and how you design, deploy, promote, and protect the culture you desire for your organization.
Dec 09, 2021
#164 – Balancing The 4 Dimensions Of Culture
00:21:02
What’s more important: having a Courageous Culture or balancing the three positive dimensions of culture? Today, Perry and Chris continue their talk with Greg Cagle about having balanced and healthy dimensions of culture.
Dec 02, 2021
#163 – Discovering The 4 Dimensions Of Culture
00:27:26
Culture is the life blood of your business––it determines everything. Today, Chris and Perry talk with culture expert, Greg Cagle, and take a deep dive into the 4 Dimensions of Culture.
Nov 18, 2021
#162 – The Laws Of Leadership For The Level 5 Leader
00:15:25
Today we continue our look at how the 21 Laws of Leadership apply to the 5 Levels of Leadership. Today, Perry and Chris look at the Laws that apply to Level 5 and help you as you develop your legacy as a leader.
Nov 11, 2021
#161 – The Laws Of Leadership For The Level 4 Leader
00:17:11
Today we continue our look at how The 21 Laws of Leadership apply to the 5 Levels of Leadership. Today, Perry and Chris look at the Laws that apply to Level 4 and help you as you move toward Level 5.
Nov 04, 2021
#160 – The Laws Of Leadership For The Level 3 Leader
00:15:08
Today we continue our look at how the 21 Laws of Leadership apply to the 5 Levels of Leadership. Today, Perry and Chris look at the Laws that apply to Level 3 and help you as you move toward Level 4.
Oct 28, 2021
#159 – The Laws Of Leadership For The Level 2 Leader
00:15:57
Today we continue our look at how the 21 Laws of Leadership apply to the 5 Levels of Leadership. Today, Perry and Chris look at the Laws that apply to Level 2 and help you as you move toward Level 3.
Oct 21, 2021
#158 – The Laws Of Leadership For The Level 1 Leader
00:17:51
The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership by John Maxwell may be almost 25 years old, but they apply to our leadership journey today more than ever. Today, Chris and Perry look at the Laws that apply to a Level 1 leader and how they can help a leader move to Level 2.
Oct 14, 2021
#157 – How To Increase Your Influence Up, Down, And Across
00:20:19
Leadership is influence, and influence is a 360-degree skill. Toady, Chris and Perry talk about the new 360-Degree Leader Coaching offering and the importance of leading up, down and across.
Oct 07, 2021
#156 – How Courageous Is Your Communication?
00:20:11
You don’t have a communication problem; you have a culture problem. Today Perry and Chris talk about how understanding the 4 Dimensions of Culture can help improve your communication.
Sep 30, 2021
#155 – How Do You Build A Courageous Culture?
00:19:02
What kind of culture does your organization have? Today, Chris and Perry talk about how understanding the 4 Dimensions of Culture can help you move your team from committed to courageous.
Sep 23, 2021
#154 – Are You A FOR Or A FROM Kind Of Leader?
00:19:35
Do you want things FROM your team, or FOR your team? Today Perry and Chris talk about the new FOR content from the John Maxwell Company and how being a FOR leader increases loyalty and engagement.
Sep 17, 2021
#153 – How To Develop Your Legacy As A Leader
00:17:54
How will you and your leadership be remembered? Today Perry and Chris talk about the intentional actions you can take to develop a long and lasting legacy.
Sep 09, 2021
#152 – Are You Interested or too Busy Trying to Be Interesting?
00:14:17
Dale Carnegie once said, “You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.” Today, Chris and Perry talk about how you can increase your interest in others to drive more connection and engagement.
Sep 02, 2021
#151 – Leader Skill: Finding The Small Yet Meaningful Moments
00:17:21
How good are you at finding ways to serve the people on your team? Today Perry and Chris talk about the importance of finding the small, yet meaningful moments that make a positive difference in the lives of others.
Aug 26, 2021
#150 – The Power Of Observation For The Inclusive Leader
00:23:47
Inclusive leaders use self-awareness, others awareness, and situational awareness to increase belonging on their team. Today, Chris and Perry talk about how to use the skill of observation to increase your awareness.
Aug 19, 2021
#149 – Leader Skill: How to Deliver the Kind-Hard Truth
00:16:53
Providing direct and often difficult feedback to people about their performance can be challenging, but great leaders do it well. Today Perry and Chris talk about how to preserve relationships by delivering the kind-hard truth.
Aug 12, 2021
#148 – Questions Leaders Ask To Find Or Create Margin In Their Life
00:20:22
Do you book every minute of your day? Do you have time to think, reflect, and renew? Today, Chris and Perry talk about how you can find and create margin to increase your value to you team, organization, and your family.
Aug 05, 2021
#147 – How Does A Leader See The Future
00:15:30
A leader see’s more than others see, and they see it before others see. Today Perry and Chris talk about actions a leader can take to improve their ability to see the future so they can appropriately guide their business.
Jul 29, 2021
#146 – Do You Like Seeing it Work Without You, or Because of You?
00:16:22
Do things fall apart when you are not present? Or does your business work well when you are away? Today, Chris and Perry talk about three things leaders can do to make sure things work without them.
Jul 22, 2021
#145 – Don't Look Now But Your EQ Is Showing
00:17:37
Is leadership mostly about your IQ or your EQ? Today Perry and Chris talk about the importance of Emotional Intelligence in leadership and how you can improve yours to better influence your team.
Jul 15, 2021
#144 – Becoming A Coaching Leader
00:16:44
All leaders should be developing their people, but oftentimes this important task is pushed away due to time constraints. Coaching leaders, however, make people development a part of everything they do. Today, Chris and Perry talk about how you can become a coaching leader.
Jul 08, 2021
#143 - Understanding a Leader's Role in Employee Wellbeing
00:19:04
The last 18-months have taught us a lot about leading in times of great change. This has also been a time for leaders to consider the wellbeing of the people on their team. Today Perry and Chris talk about an approach leaders can use, as well as some practical ideas, to help with the wellbeing of your team.
Jul 01, 2021
#142 – A Leader's Challenge - Moving People From Busy To Productive
00:24:50
Are you productive, or just busy? How about the people on your team? It’s easy to get caught up in the urgent and not focus on the important. Today, Chris and Perry talk about how to move yourself and your team from being busy to being productive.
Jun 24, 2021
#141 – Is there a Formula for Building Trust with Your Team?
00:20:19
Developing trust with others is the most important thing a leader can do. Today, Perry and Chris look at some formulas for trust and discuss what it really takes to establish trust with those in your circle of influence.
Jun 17, 2021
#140 – Leadership Boundaries: Can You Be The Boss And Still Be A Friend?
00:21:25
Establishing boundaries, in both personal and professional life, is something everyone needs to do. Today, Chris and Perry discuss how boundaries can help leaders be more effective and drive engagement with their teams.
Jun 10, 2021
#139 – Pulse Check For Your High Performing Team
00:21:12
How do you know if your team is maintaining its high-performance ways? Today Perry and Chris discuss the signs you can look for to determine how your team is doing. Are they really a high-producing team or not?
Jun 03, 2021
#138 – Leading High Performance Teams
00:24:55
John Maxwell teaches that everything rises and falls on leadership. If you hope to have a high-performance team, you need to be a high-performance leader. Today, Chris and Perry discuss what a leader’s role is in leading a high-performance team.
May 27, 2021
#137 – The Eight Values Of Highly Inclusive Leaders
00:15:13
When a leader practices inclusive behavior, they make the people on their team feel welcome, safe, and as if they belong. Today, Perry and Chris discuss eight things that inclusive leader’s value and why these practices lead to more engaged teams.
May 20, 2021
#136 – The Power Of Recognizing The Coaching Moment
00:18:22
Are you too focused on the task at hand to miss the coaching moment? Today, Chris and Perry discuss how leaders can recognize and leverage the coaching moment to improve team performance.
May 13, 2021
#135 – Changing The World By Changing Your World
00:25:14
John Maxwell published a new book recently called "Change Your World," but this is much more than a book––this is a movement and a story about transformation. Today, Perry and Chris talk with Tricia Gleghorn about the Change Your World movement and how you can participate.
May 06, 2021
#134 – 10 Lessons From 10 Years Of The 5 Levels
00:18:52
It’s been 10 years since The 5 Levels of Leadership book was published. Today, Chris and Perry discuss the impact this book has made on them personally and on the leaders they work with.
Apr 29, 2021
#133 – The Inclusive Leader and the 5 Levels Of Leadership
00:22:37
Diversity, equity, and inclusion are important topics that have gained even more focus over the past several years. Today, Perry and Chris discuss how the 5 Levels of Leadership contains everything you need to be a more inclusive leader.
Apr 22, 2021
#132 – Ten Skills of the Highly Inclusive Leader
00:24:36
Can you learn to be a more inclusive leader? Is there an inclusive leader skill set? Today, Chris and Perry discuss ten skills you can develop that will lead to a more inclusive approach to leading your team.
Apr 15, 2021
#131 – Cultural Intelligence And The Inclusive Leader
00:25:11
Inclusive leaders must have the ability to see the differences in people and learn to respect and understand those difference. Today, Perry and Chris discuss how to develop your Cultural Intelligence so you can relate to and work effectively with a diverse group of individuals.
Apr 08, 2021
#130 – Self-Awareness And The Inclusive Leader
00:35:59
An inclusive leader establishes an environment where everyone on the team feels that they belong, and are valued for who they are for what they bring to the team. Team members feel that they are treated equitably and that they have the tools and resources they need to grow, improve, and move toward reaching their full potential. Many leaders assume they already do this well. But, this is not a default behavior for many leaders––it requires intentional effort. Today Chris and Perry discuss what it takes to be an effective, inclusive leader.
Apr 01, 2021
#129 – The Communication Shift - 7 Ways To Connect And Not Direct
00:20:42
The example of leadership many of us saw and experienced in our early years was one of a boss directing the team on what to do. When we become the boss, we quickly learn that leading is about more than being the boss, it’s about influence. Today, Chris and Perry discuss seven ways you can shift in your leadership from directing people to connecting with people.
Mar 25, 2021
#128 – The Reproduction Shift: From Ladder Climbing To Ladder Building
00:19:49
Great leaders don’t just focus on climbing their own ladder for advancement, they also hold a ladder, extend a ladder, and build a ladder for the next generation of leaders in their organization. Today, Perry and Chris reveal ways you can become a ladder builder for someone on your team.
Mar 18, 2021
#127 – Making the Relational Shift: From Pleasing to Challenging
00:26:56
Some leaders find themselves caught in a pattern of pleasing others versus leading others. Pleasing does not equal leading. To lead, you must challenge others to a higher level of performance. Today, Chris and Perry discuss ways you can move past the tendency to be a pleaser, and challenge each person on your team to take your business to the next level.
Mar 11, 2021
#126 – From Soloist To Conductor: A Leader's First Challenge
00:17:27
One of the first shifts a leader needs to make is the shift from being a soloist to being the conductor of the orchestra. It’s easy to want to hang on to your individual contributor mindset and try to become super-soloist instead of taking the lead. Today, Chris and Perry discuss some ideas for making the move from soloist to conductor.
Mar 04, 2021
#125 – Reinforcing A Leadership Culture – Leaders Leading Leaders
00:17:51
When you become a leader of leaders, you discover the new challenge of influencing beyond your current circle of followers. As leaders, we must be able to develop this skill. Today, Chris and Perry will discuss the challenge of extending your influence through other leaders to those on the front line.
Feb 25, 2021
#124 – Securing Your Leadership Culture: Five Strategies For Leaders Growing Leaders
00:18:56
Having a leadership culture is heavily dependent on your current leaders growing and developing other leaders. John Maxwell calls this the leader’s greatest return. Today, Chris and Perry will discuss five strategies to help you intentionally develop your next generation of leaders and how this will secure your leadership culture.
Feb 18, 2021
#123 – Twelve Things Leaders Model To Develop A Leadership Culture
00:16:22
John Maxwell teaches that leadership is more caught than taught. People do what people see. If you hope to develop a leadership culture among your leaders, you need to model what leadership looks like. Today, Chris and Perry discuss twelve ways leaders can model leadership that can lead to developing a leadership culture in your organization.
Feb 11, 2021
#122 – Developing A Leadership Culture: Leaders Learning Leadership
00:19:29
Many organizations desire to develop and leadership culture, but few know how. Here are some practical tips on how to establish a leadership culture. In today’s episode, Chris and Perry discuss the importance of a leadership culture and how they always begin with leaders learning leadership.
Feb 04, 2021
#121 – Strengthening Your Leadership Mindset With Executive Presence
00:19:04
Developing the mindset of a leader can often be undermined when you don’t see yourself having the presence of a leader. Today, Chris and Perry will discuss the three areas of Executive Presence and how developing yourself in these areas can positively affect your leadership mindset.
Jan 28, 2021
#120 – Five Lessons For Making Or Breaking Your Leadership Credibility
00:21:53
Are you a leader with credibility? How you see yourself––your leadership mindset–– can either help or undermine your credibility as a leader. Today, Chris and Perry will discuss five areas that can positively affect your leadership mindset if you attend to them properly.
Jan 21, 2021
#119 – How To Transform Your Leadership Mindset
00:23:00
Do you have the mindset of a leader, or are you trapped in the mindset of an individual contributor? Today, Chris and Perry discuss five gaps that leaders must bridge in order to transform their mindset from individual contributor to leader.
Jan 14, 2021
#118 – Developing A Leadership Mindset – From Team Member To Team Leader
00:28:15
What mindset do you possess? Do you have a leadership mindset or an individual contributor mindset? “But I am not a leader”, you say. Not true! Leadership is influence, and you can lead from anywhere in the organization. But, you need to possess the mindset of a leader to be effective. In today’s episode, Chris and Perry discuss how to develop a leadership mindset.
Jan 07, 2021
#117 – Leading Up: I Think My Boss Is Avoiding Me
00:14:24
While you would hope that your boss is trying to connect with you, you should always be doing your best to connect with your boss. Today, Chris and Perry discuss how you can influence your boss through moving from managing to leading and developing a leadership mindset.
Dec 17, 2020
#116 – Leading Down: How To Model Leadership For Your Team
00:28:17
Today, Chris and Perry continue their conversation with John Maxwell Enterprise CEO, Mark Cole. Leaders at every level need to be intentional about how they influence and connect with those who report to them. Mark will help us understand how he does this from the top of the organization.
Dec 10, 2020
#115 - Leading Across: Expanding Your Circle Of Influence
00:23:16
Today, Chris and Perry welcome the CEO of The John Maxwell Company, Mark Cole to the podcast. Mark is an expert at connecting with people and expanding his network, something leaders at all levels need to be doing if they hope to increase their influence.
Dec 03, 2020
#114 – Promote Me, Or Else!
00:13:42
Someone on your team is insisting that you promote them to a first line manager role. They desperately want to have a leadership title. To them, the only way to be a leader is to have a title. Unfortunately, this person is not ready for that position, but that doesn’t mean they can’t be a leader. Today, Chris and Perry talk about how to develop leadership (influence) even if you don’t have the title of a leader… yet.
Nov 26, 2020
#113 – Turning Your Watchers Into Rowers
00:16:45
Engagement surveys tell us that roughly 70% of the people on your team are not fully engaged in their work. As a leader, you can influence the engagement level of people on your team when you invest in developing them each as individuals. Today, Chris and Perry talk about the difference between equipping and developing and why developing someone has a long-term positive effect on your business.
Nov 19, 2020
#112 – I'm Winning But Not Making Any Progress
00:15:25
Whether you are a manager or someone without a leadership title, you may feel that you need to compete with your peers for recognition, reward, or promotion. And while competition can be healthy, if not handled properly, it can destroy influence with your peers. Today, Chris and Perry talk about ways you can complete versus compete with your peers to develop positive influence.
Nov 12, 2020
#111 – How Do You Lead Up Without Sucking Up?
00:20:46
Leading up can be one of the more challenging aspects of influence development, because your leader may question your motives behind intentionally connecting with them. Today, Chris and Perry talk about investing in relational chemistry as a way of increasing influence with your boss.
Nov 05, 2020
#110 – Leading Without A Title, But I Really Want A Title
00:18:47
When leading from the middle of the organization, it’s tempting to think that you don’t need to learn to lead until you get your leadership title. Unfortunately, when the opportunity comes, it may be too late to prepare. Today, Chris and Perry talk about things you could be doing to overcome the Destination Myth.
Oct 29, 2020
#109 – Are You Influencing Or Just Being Bossy?
00:18:35
A 360-Degree Leader must be able to lead up, down and across. When thinking about how you lead down, it’s easy to fall into the trap of just being the boss, and even being bossy. But you can take your leadership to a new level when you focus on building influence with those you lead. Today, Chris and Perry share two strategies for influencing down in the organization.
Oct 22, 2020
#108 – Why Do My Peers Never Listen To Me Or Follow My Lead?
00:17:39
Being an effective leader means being able to influence your peers, as well as your subordinates. However, influencing across in the organization can be a challenge due to the competitive nature of many peer relationships. Today, Chris and Perry talk about a structured approach to developing peer influence.
Oct 15, 2020
#107 – Am I Really Supposed to Influence My Boss?
00:15:14
A 360-Degree Leader must be able to lead up, down, and across. Whether you have a title or not, you must be able to influence in every direction if you hope to be effective in your work. Today, Chris and Perry talk about ways people in the middle of the organization can develop more influence with their leaders.
Oct 08, 2020
#106 – Leading From The Middle: I'm Not The Boss! You Do The Leading!
00:19:46
Leading from the middle of an organization can be challenging. There’s a myth in leadership that you need to have a title or positional power to be able to lead. This is not true. What you need is influence. In today’s episode Chris and Perry discuss ways to develop influence to help you lead without a title.
Oct 01, 2020
#105 – From Good To Great Through The Valley Of Feedback
00:14:54
Many leaders experience conflict when trying to provide constructive or negative feedback. Often times they will forgo feedback altogether to avoid potential conflict. Today, Chris and Perry share how to reduce the potential for conflict when sharing feedback with your team.
Sep 24, 2020
#104 – Five Strategies For Upping Your Conflict Game
00:16:49
If there are people involved, there will be conflict. Great leaders know this and are prepared to work through conflict to move ahead more quickly. Today, Chris and Perry discuss five strategies to help you raise your ability to navigate conflict successfully and constructively.
Sep 17, 2020
#103 – If You Don’t Step Up to Conflict, Conflict Will Step Up to You
00:11:10
Almost every day in a leader’s life there are multiple opportunities to deal with conflict. One superpower of great leaders is seeing, embracing, and diffusing conflict before it can disrupt the team and derail the progress you are making. Chris and Perry talk today on how to do this.
Sep 10, 2020
#102 – Why Can’t You Just Like Me and Do What I Say?
00:17:14
In any leadership position, conflict is both inevitable and uncomfortable, which is why many leaders avoid initiating difficult but necessary conversations within their team. Today, Chris and Perry reveal three strategies for leaning into conflict that often arises from difficult conversations.
Sep 03, 2020
#101 – Are You as Inclusive as You Think You Are?
00:14:58
It is obvious that the workforce is growing more and more diverse, especially in the US. But, just because you have a diverse set of people with diverse backgrounds on your team, it doesn’t mean that everyone feels included to the same degree. Today we talk about three questions every follower is asking about you to determine if you are an inclusive leader.
Aug 27, 2020
#100 – Values that Drive a Diverse and Inclusive Culture
00:12:43
As we teach in The 5 Levels of Leadership, your values drive your behavior. And, since people are watching you all the time as they decide whether to allow you to influence them, your values become very important in your ability to lead. Today we want to look at how your values determine your approach when it comes to having a diverse and inclusive culture.
Aug 20, 2020
#99 – Designing a Diverse and Inclusive Culture
00:18:33
Diversity and inclusion (or D&I) is often thought of as merely a compliance measure. We talk about it, we take the annual training, and then we don’t do too much else. Today, we want to talk about how a leader can intentionally design a diverse and inclusive culture in their organization.
Aug 13, 2020
#98 – Flattening The Hierarchy Curve Through Diversity And Inclusion
00:20:33
In leadership, it’s easy to surround yourself with people that look and sound a lot like you. If there is a large gap between you (the boss) and them (the followers) you are establishing a culture where everything is dependent on your thoughts and ideas alone. When you flatten that curve and invite others to have a point of view and speak into the direction and operation of the business you open the door of possibility.
Aug 06, 2020
#97 – Leaders Leading Leaders Of Change
00:20:52
If you are a leader, and you are doing all the thinking, planning, and communicating about the changes required to grow your business, this lesson is for you. Today, Chris and Perry discuss five questions to help you equip and empower your team to think and act like change agents.
Jul 30, 2020
#96 – Leading In Times Of Great Change
00:15:45
Being a leader of change in your organization is one thing. But, leading that change through unanticipated obstacles and a resistant team requires next-level leadership fortitude. In today’s episode, Chris and Perry share five best practices for leading in times of great change and uncertainty.
Jul 23, 2020
#95 – Change Agent Challenge: Are People Following Your Lead?
00:17:15
To be a leader means to be a change agent. To be an effective change agent means you must have a high level of influence with others. In today’s episode Chris and Perry reveal five thoughts on how you can increase your influence and inspire people so they will follow your lead.
Jul 16, 2020
#94 – Change Agents: Talking Change Or Making Change
00:18:04
Effective leaders know that finding innovative ways to grow and improve their business is a critical part of their role. To do so requires change. In fact, all progress requires changes. And, while many leaders see the need for change, many struggle implementing change. In today’s episode, Chris and Perry ask five questions to help you move forward while overcoming natural resistance others may have to the change you are leading.
Jul 09, 2020
#93 - Leadership Culture – Train Them Up In The Way They Should Go
00:25:51
In this episode of The John Maxwell Executive Leadership Podcast, we pick back up with our discussion on developing leaders. Last week, we talked about identifying leaders. This week, we explore the questions leaders must ask themselves in order to develop other leaders well. We discuss the “equipping mindset,” being in the right proximity to those you’re developing, tailoring a growth plan to the individual, and common insecurities leaders face when developing others.
Jun 25, 2020
#92 - Leaders, Come Out, Come Out, Wherever You Are
00:23:35
In this episode, we discuss how crisis highlights the importance of developing leaders. Just because you can't develop everyone doesn't mean you shouldn't be developing anyone!
Jun 18, 2020
#91 - Reclaiming your culture as we re-open
00:24:50
#91 - Reclaiming your culture as we re-open by John Maxwell Company
Jun 10, 2020
#90 - Avoiding the Intention/Perception Gap when Reopening Your World
00:27:51
Chris and Perry discuss the challenges of perception and intention as part of communication during these challenging times.
Jun 05, 2020
#89 - Perspective Principles
00:24:20
#89 - Perspective Principles by John Maxwell Company
May 27, 2020
#88 - Perspective Principles (2)
00:28:26
#88 - Perspective Principles (2) by John Maxwell Company
May 20, 2020
#87 - Perspective Principles
00:27:02
#87 - Perspective Principles by John Maxwell Company
May 14, 2020
#86 - Be Intentional to Find the Good in Bad Times
00:31:47
#86 - Be Intentional to Find the Good in Bad Times by John Maxwell Company
May 06, 2020
#85 - A Leader’s Best Friend- Your Personal Development Plan
00:18:50
#85 - A Leader’s Best Friend- Your Personal Development Plan by John Maxwell Company
Apr 28, 2020
#84 - How Are Insider Outsider Dynamics Killing Engagement On Your Team
00:16:09
Chris and Perry discuss inside vs outside
Apr 22, 2020
#83 - The opportunity in adversity
00:21:15
Chris and Perry meet on Zoom again and discuss how to find the opportunity in adversity.
Apr 15, 2020
#82 - Perspective
00:24:27
Chris and Perry record remote again and discuss how to keep the right perspective in these trying times.
Apr 08, 2020
#81 - The world has changed (2) from optimal to possible.
00:29:02
Chris and Perry get together online for the second time to discuss coping with the new normal.
Mar 30, 2020
#80 - The World has Changed - from Optimal to Possible (1)
00:27:15
Chris and Perry discuss leadership in times of crisis and working remote.
Mar 25, 2020
#79 - Are You An Inspiring Leader (Part 2) With Chris Fuller
00:23:48
Chris and special guest Chris Fuller continue their conversation on being an inspiring leader.
Mar 17, 2020
#78 - Are You An Inspiring Leader (Part 1) With Chris Fuller
00:22:00
Chris welcomes guest Chris Fuller to discuss what makes for inspirational leadership.
Mar 10, 2020
#77 - Excuse Me, Your Attitude Is Showing
00:19:32
Chris and Perry discuss how to everything you do (or don't) makes up your attitude. And your people will see all of it.
Mar 03, 2020
#76 - 8 Reasons Why The Feedback Your Are Giving Is NOT Helping
00:16:44
Last episode Chris and Perry focussed on being able to take feedback. This episode is about how to give GOOD feedback.
Feb 27, 2020
#75 - If You Don't Like Feedback, You'll Like A Disengaged Team Even Less
00:17:57
Chris and Perry discuss Feedback - and how you should embrace it or be face a disengaged team.
Feb 25, 2020
#74 - Leading Women
00:22:41
#74 - Leading Women by John Maxwell Company
Feb 11, 2020
73 - Leadershift For Women With Stacey Speller
00:30:39
Chris and Stacey discuss leadership for women - and the shifts that are happening inside and outside the workplace. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/leadershift-for-women-atlanta-ga-0312-registration-86681493681
Feb 04, 2020
#72 - I Think I Want To Think Like Successful Leaders Think
00:15:05
Chris and Perry talk about acting like a leader vs talking about wanting to be one!
Jan 23, 2020
#71 - Is Your Team Better Because Of You?
00:19:21
Chris and Perry explore challenges of leading a team, day in, day out.
Jan 16, 2020
#70 - Are You Telling, Teaching, Or Coaching
00:16:51
Chris and Perry look at the difference between telling someone what to do and coaching someone.
Jan 08, 2020
69 - What would last year's You tell this year's You?
00:17:30
A new year - a new you? What can you learn from last year's you?
Jan 02, 2020
#67 - Five Hallmarks Of Elite Performance
00:17:51
Chris and Perry explore what makes for elite performance.
Dec 18, 2019
#68 - Who Makes The Decisions Around Here
00:18:53
Chris and Perry look at ways to optimize delegation and decision making.
Dec 16, 2019
#66 - You Mean There's Another Level?
00:19:37
#66 - You Mean There's Another Level? by John Maxwell Company
Dec 11, 2019
#65 - Do I Really Need A Vision
00:18:30
Chris and Perry discuss how to
Dec 04, 2019
#64 - Are You Working In Your Business Or On Your Business
00:17:32
Chris and Perry discuss the challenge of taking time to work ON the business vs. being consumed by all the daily tasks IN the business.
Nov 27, 2019
#63 - Is It Really MY JOB To Motivate YOU
00:14:58
Chris and Perry discuss the challenges of motivating people.
Nov 14, 2019
#62 - Ten Strategies For Becoming A World - Class Networker
00:17:36
Chris and Perry discuss the important of networking - and how get really good at it.
Nov 13, 2019
61 - Moving From Rules & Regulations To Standards & Expectations
00:14:07
61 - Moving From Rules & Regulations To Standards & Expectations by John Maxwell Company
Nov 06, 2019
#60 - Leader Challenge: Building Bench Strength
00:17:27
#60 - Leader Challenge: Building Bench Strength by John Maxwell Company
Oct 22, 2019
#59 - Leadership Decision Time - Be Vulnerable Or Armor Up
00:15:42
Chris and Perry look at being approachable as a leader.
Oct 15, 2019
#58 - You May Have Presence, But Is It Executive Presence
00:18:16
Chris and Perry discuss the difference between presence and executive presence. Everything we do as a leader as part of it - like it or not.
Oct 08, 2019
#57 I'm A High I, Networker, ENFJ, Blue, What Type Are You?
00:18:33
Chris and Perry discuss personality assessment tools (Myers-Briggs, DISC, Right Path)and their place in the workplace.
Sep 30, 2019
#56 - The Approachable Leader – Engagement On Steroids
00:19:53
Chris and Perry discuss how to make sure that 'the door is always open' is not just a slogan, but a reality for your team members,
Sep 24, 2019
#55 - The Teachable Leader – Engagement On Steroids
00:20:12
Chris and Perry discuss how to be a teachable leader. Being open to feedback is a key trait of good leadership. And a skill that can be learned!
Sep 17, 2019
#54 - Questions I Ask Myself As A Leader
00:18:41
Chris and Perry dive into what dialog to have with your 'inner leader'.
Sep 11, 2019
#53 - Dare To Be Dumb – The Power Of Questions
00:20:09
Chris and Perry discuss the power of asking questions as a way to guide people and work through issues.
Sep 04, 2019
#52 - A Leader's Secret Weapon- Developing Your Team
00:19:55
Chris and Perry talk about the most powerful way to increase the performance of your team: making sure there's a focus on continuous development of your team members.
Aug 28, 2019
#51 - Hanging Around The Hoop
00:17:11
Chris and Perry discuss how 'being where the action is' happens not by accident, but through conscious efforts.
Aug 21, 2019
#50 - A Lesson In Persistence, Consistency And Catchy Titles
00:20:21
Chris and Perry celebrate recording 50 podcasts and use the occasion to discuss lessons learnt and principles used to get to 50 podcasts.
Aug 13, 2019
#49 - Taking Your Team To The Next Level
00:19:34
Chris and Perry discuss how to challenge your team to raise their standards without pushing beyond what's healthy.
Aug 08, 2019
#48 - A 4 Phase Approach To Leading Leaders
00:18:36
Chris and Perry discuss ways to lead and develop leadership inside your team
Aug 01, 2019
#47 - How Can I Lead Without A Title? A Listener Question.
00:14:07
Chris and Perry take on a listener question - how to lead without a title, or put different, is everyone a leader?
Jul 23, 2019
#46 - Tuesday Is Coming What Do You Have To Show For It?
00:17:10
What are the big three's for you this week? Tuesday is coming - and then it's Friday before you know it Chris and Terry discuss planning, priorities and how to get things done!
Jul 16, 2019
#45 - Are you a Visionary or a Vision Caster
00:14:54
A visionary talks a lot but does little - someone with a vision does a lot and talks little. Chris and Perry talk vision statements and how to make sure they are more than a poster on the wall.
Jul 09, 2019
#44 Setting Priorities - Rising Above The Noise Of The Urgent
00:15:34
Chris and Perry discuss time management strategies
Jul 02, 2019
#43 - 3 Sets Of 3 - An Employee Engagement Mini - Course
00:17:05
Chris and Perry dive deeper into employee engagement.
Jun 25, 2019
#42 - Not So Secret Agents Of Change
00:17:39
Chris and Perry explore the need for change to keep momentum going and how to be that agent of change.
Jun 13, 2019
#41 - Listening - A Leader's tool to show value
00:19:34
Chris and Terry discuss how listening is one of the most powerful tools in the toolbox of any leader.
Jun 06, 2019
#40 - Characteristics Of Highly Accountable People
00:16:49
Chris and Perry discuss what makes for an accountable leader. Lots of practical tips including "Follow up Friday"!
Jun 05, 2019
#39 - 5 Skills For Winning Influencing And Connecting
00:18:54
Chris and Perry looks at importance of connecting with people and how to perfect your skills for doing so.
May 30, 2019
#37 - 3 Guiding Behaviors
00:21:06
#37 - 3 Guiding Behaviors by John Maxwell Company
May 14, 2019
#38 -From The Mouth Of A Millennial
00:23:06
Chris and Perry have another guest - Eric Corona who joins them to talk about generations in the office, especially millennials.
May 09, 2019
#36 - Its All About The People
00:28:29
Today Chris and Perry welcome their first ever guest on the Leadership Podcast: Fernando Campos of Peoples Mortgage.
May 07, 2019
#35 - Bridging the IP GAP
00:21:13
Chris and Perry discuss how to bridge the Intention - Perception Gap
Apr 26, 2019
#34 - 10 Employee Engagement Half Truths (part 2)
00:16:29
Chris and Perry discuss how easy it can be to 'believe' you're doing great as leader. Practice coaching in the moment for starters!
Apr 16, 2019
#33 - 10 Half Truths leaders like to believe (part 1)
00:19:26
Chris and Perry discuss the convenient half-truths leaders like or assume to be true.
Apr 09, 2019
#32 First Things First - It's All About Priorities
00:19:16
#32 First Things First - It's All About Priorities by John Maxwell Company
Mar 27, 2019
#31 - Performance Reviews
00:15:21
Chris and Perry discuss the often dreaded performance review.
Mar 19, 2019
#30 - Leading Day-to-Day
00:18:46
Chris and Perry discuss the challenges of 'showing up every day'.
Mar 01, 2019
#29 - Authentic Leadership Is The Core Of Any Business Culture
00:15:09
Chris and Perry discuss the importance of authenticity for leaders. Authentic leadership is at the core of business culture. How to be authentic - and what not to do to foster authenticity.
Feb 21, 2019
#28- What Is Company Culture?
00:20:02
Chris and Perry dive into 'company culture'. What is it - and how does it matter?
Feb 14, 2019
#27 - Leading Across Cultures
00:19:46
Chris and Perry discuss leadership across cultures.
Feb 05, 2019
#26 - Delegation basics
00:19:04
Chris and Perry talk about delegation. How to make others in your team successful and grow everyones leadership.
Jan 29, 2019
#25 Where have all the new health club members gone?
00:14:32
Chris and Perry discuss the challenge of 'keeping it going' - how to make sure you keep going to the gym for more than a few weeks after your New Years resolution and how to help your team do the same.
Jan 16, 2019
#24 - Connecting 5 Generations Deep
00:21:30
Chris and Terry discuss the challenges and opportunities that come with having 5 generations working alongside in the work place.
Jan 07, 2019
#23 New Year: Making your resolutions and plans work!
00:12:12
Chris and Perry discuss ways to start the new year the best way possible. Careful planning is just as important as commitment to sticking to resolutions and meeting business goals!
Dec 27, 2018
#22 - Exhibiting Empathy, EQ and Engagement
00:16:16
Chris and Perry look at engagement - or the lack of engagement and the importance of showing empathy as a leader.
Dec 17, 2018
#21 Establishing And Maintaining Trust
00:15:51
Chris and Perry discuss the importance of building a work environment where trust prevails.
Dec 05, 2018
#20 - Setting Boundaries
00:16:03
Chris and Perry dive into the topic of setting boundaries. Your team can't be successful if you don't set clear boundaries and boundaries go hand in hand with keeping a clear eye on priorities.
Nov 12, 2018
#19 Stepping Up Or Stepping Back
00:19:32
Chris and Perry discuss engagement - employee engagement to be more specific and the idea of 'multipliers' that can help make everyone on the team smarter.
Nov 05, 2018
#18 Leading When Things Are Good
00:15:29
When your business is doing well, your team is doing great too, right? Often not - it turns out! Chris and Perry discuss a recent coaching call.
Oct 26, 2018
#17 - Is It Ok To Be Me?
00:23:39
#17 - Is It Ok To Be Me? by John Maxwell Company
Oct 17, 2018
#16 - Difficult Conversations
00:20:02
Chris and Perry discuss best practices for having difficult conversations, like finding the balance between care and candor.
Sep 24, 2018
#15 - I know you're busy, but doing what?
00:22:01
Chris and Perry discuss being busy - everyone is so busy. But are they? Being busy and being productive are not the same.
Sep 19, 2018
#14 - How to give feedback that leads to change
00:18:31
Chris and Perry discuss how to give feedback to people in way works. One of the key issues is that a lot of employees feel they do not get enough feedback to begin and when they get it it's often not received as constructive.
Sep 13, 2018
#13 - Questions every coaching leader should ask themselves
00:13:34
Chris and Perry switch roles today to hear from Perry about self checks leaders should do to make sure they keep growing.
Sep 06, 2018
The #1 Way Leaders Work Themselves Out of a Job
00:16:43
Chris and Perry discuss how leaders can get themselves 'fired'. That is, how to make create space for others to take their place so that can move up.
Aug 20, 2018
#11 - Going from Me to We
00:14:01
Chris and Perry discuss how new leaders need to make sure to lead the team to perform as a team and not just be the top performer.
Aug 08, 2018
#10 - Managers make things happen - Leaders create momentum!
00:13:56
How do you get from simply making things happen to creating momentum? Chris and Perry discuss the ways great leaders get people their team in a flow that goes beyond just 'doing'.
Jul 24, 2018
#9 - At Some Point You Will Have To Produce Results!
00:11:23
No matter how well you connect with the people on your team - ultimately you'll have to deliver results for the team as well. Chris and Perry discuss different aspects of leading and what makes people want to follow you.
Jul 03, 2018
#8 - On The Bus And In The Right Seat
00:17:07
Chris and Perry discuss the challenges of success as a level 3 leader. How to have the right people on the bus and how to stay productive as leader. And Perry demoes his No button!
Jun 19, 2018
#7 - Tasks vs. Relationships - Navigating the 5 Levels Of Leadership danger zone
00:17:02
Chris and Perry discuss the challenges of being a 'relationship person' or a 'task' person and how this relates to level 2 and 3 leadership.
Jun 05, 2018
#6 - Connecting is the key!
00:18:59
Moving from Level 1 to Level 2 in the Five Levels of Leadership means that people are following you because they want to, not just because they have to. Getting there requires building relationships and really connecting with your people. Are you listening to your team? Are you asking questions and being curious? In Episode 6 of our Executive Leadership Podcast, Perry Holley and Chris Goede will share tips for leaders to boost their connectivity and take the leap to a Level 2 leader.
May 21, 2018
#5 - Three questions every team member will ask their leader
00:11:43
In this episode, we look at the three questions that every employee will ask their boss or leader. Can you help me,-can I trust you and do you care about me.
Apr 20, 2018
#4 - Your people are watching you, all the time
00:15:35
Leading by example means working on your own development to help your team grow!
Apr 10, 2018
#3 - You cannot give what you do not have
00:15:33
In this episode Chris and Perry discuss steps to take to make sure you grow -so that your team can grow with you. They key to personal development is committing to it - and sticking to it. Start with making small changes.
Apr 09, 2018
#2 - Congratulations, now get busy!
00:10:25
Chris Goede and Perry Holly discuss how to move from level 1 leadership (people follow you because they have to) towards level 2 (people follow you because they want to.
Apr 06, 2018
#1 - The 5 Levels of Leadership Introduction
00:08:52
An overview of the 5 levels of Leadership, a fundamental concept in the works of John C. Maxwell.
Jan 17, 2018