Welcome to the No More Leadership BS Podcast
Where we expose the gap between what leaders think they SHOULD do and what actually works...no BS
Join us each week as we irritate some, inform others, and challenge all leaders to discover a better path to leadership excellence with unvarnished insights and dry-eyed suggestions.
You're Either Growin' or Slowin'
September 15, 2021 • 20 MIN
IT'S TRUE! YOU'RE EITHER GROWIN' OR SLOWIN'
Over the last year, if you've noticed your competitors sneaking up on you and cutting into your market share, cutting your profits and demoralizing your team and you blame it on the market, the economy, or anything else that's beyond your control, you could be "Slowin'" and not "Growin'". I'm even willing to bet that "If it ain't broke, don't fix it" could be your mantra!
If that even rings a little bit true, you're not going to want to miss the conversation today, led by Myra Hall, Owner/Founder of Waypoint Coaching Group, as we discuss the back-door killer of motivation and growth in the workplace that has taken some big players out of the game completely.
Helping Everyone Cope Better with Change
September 8, 2021 • 19 MIN
Nothing stays the same in the business world, and sometimes employees have a hard time with that...and sometimes it's made even worse by the way change is communicated and implemented.
Today, Jeff Geier, Founder/Owner of Phoenix Coaching, LLC leads us in a discussion of how change has and is currently affecting the business world, and what you as the leader, can do to help your people through the rough spots.
The Amazing Power of Play
September 1, 2021 • 24 MIN
Turns out all work and no play DOES make you, your employees, and the whole company culture a dull and uninspiring place to work. As humans, we are social creatures that need a little fun to cope with the daily stressors that we face. At the end of the day, it’s all about ONE Thing– the company culture that you want to create, and more importantly, that people want to work in. The Professor of Play, Geoff McLocklan helps you put the fun back in the office, no matter the size or personality of your team.
The Secret Sauce to Motivating Your Team
August 25, 2021 • 23 MIN
To be an effective leader, few skills are more important to have than an ability to communicate with your employees and team members clearly and effectively. In fact, communication is the key to an engaged and inspired work culture. But what is important to communicate and how do you do it?
Our very own Jeff Conroy of Conroy Leadership Consulting, LLC has been there, done that, got the teeshirt with holes in it! He pulls the curtain back on what it took to get seven team members to imagine, engage and produce a live event for 1500 people and come out on the other end closely knit and ready to take on even bigger challenges.
No, he didn't pull a rabbit out of his hat but used finely tuned leadership skills that are available for every leader who wants to put in the time to learn them. And they're all laid out for you with no BS on this week's episode.
The Magic of Mindset
August 18, 2021 • 21 MIN
Your mindset can transform your life in unimaginable ways producing better health, increased happiness, and even deeper pockets. The way we conduct ourselves, react to people and situations can all depend on our mindset. Jeff Geier of Phoenix Coaching challenges our listeners to take a look at their mindset and describes the difference between a fixed mindset and a growth mindset...why it's important that you know the difference and how to tell which one you have.
Can Lack of Trust Be Blowing Up Your Bottom Line?
August 11, 2021 • 27 MIN
Trust is powerful. It doesn’t just benefit your working relationships; it also has a concrete effect on how your business and your employees perform. Ignoring the importance of developing a mutually trusting relationship can be sourced as the cause for unnecessary misunderstandings, high turnover, and ultimately your bottom line. Don't miss this important conversation as we talk about ways to identify this cancer and root it out of our workplace culture.
Find Leadership Gold With Silence
July 28, 2021 • 20 MIN
Is silence really golden? Good leaders give their employees the tools they need to find their own answers, and silence is one of the tools you can use to help employees find their own tools. But silence is awkward for most people. They instinctively want to fill in the blank space. Even if it's not in their best interest to speak.
This week, Dr. Sam with 350 Clarity Coaching and the most scholarly of our bunch, helps us all understand when you use silence strategically, your words are likely to have more impact and you'll be viewed as a more effective and measured leader.
Is It Burnout, or Are You Just Unravelling?
July 21, 2021 • 26 MIN
It’s time to rethink burnout! Whether you’re a leader navigating through the pandemic, or someone who has experienced burnout firsthand, there is no doubt that facing this devastating condition can take down the strongest leader. Jeff Geier of Phoenix Coaching has walked through that valley and pulls back the curtain to let you see firsthand how he experienced burnout in his life. Get ready to take notes because he is sharing his "3 R's Formula" that he not only used himself with great results but with his coaching clients as well. You won't want to miss this fascinating story.
Communication Across the Generational Aisle
July 14, 2021 • 21 MIN
People decades apart in age often find that they have different attitudes about the workplace and appropriate behavior—sometimes because of the era during which they grew up, but also because of their different life and career stages.
Aaron Borg of Seven Nine Media, an employer branding specialist joins us today and sorts fact from fiction surrounding the generational styles while giving down-to-earth tips on communication that everyone can use.
Celebrating the WIN! When, Where & Why
June 30, 2021 • 24 MIN
Celebrations are not only good for the soul but good for the bottom line (who knew???) It is often the fuel for motivation, which makes for better engagement, which often translates into success for the entire team. But can it be overdone? Is timing still everything? Geoff McLachlan, Chief Chuckler in Charge at Professionals at Play leads us as we discuss these and more in this week's episode.
Why Do People Set Goals and Why Does Nobody Care?
June 23, 2021 • 22 MIN
Thinking up a goal is the easy part. Pinpointing the specifics of a goal, developing a plan of action, and then following through with that plan of action and pushing past the inevitable obstacles that will arise is a different story altogether. It gets even more complicated when there's no buy-in from your team.
Join us this week as Geoff McLachlan with Professionals at Play leads us in discussing ways that work and ways that don't when getting your team on board.
Team Empowerment - Bottom Up or Top Down?
June 16, 2021 • 19 MIN
It takes more than a pat on the back or a turkey at Christmas to enable your team to their highest power, so how on earth do some leaders get this critical step so incredibly wrong. Especially when it's well known that employees who are empowered are more likely to be engaged and productive.
This week our Leadership Coach, Jeff Conroy of Conroy Consulting LLC. pulls back the curtain and reveals some of the essential ingredients he used to get top engagement from his team that resulted in some crazy growth for the organizations he led.
May the Force Be With Your Communications
June 9, 2021 • 23 MIN
Every generation brings changes with it to the workplace and adapting to evolving communication styles can be challenging. Can you adapt...or should you? Geoff Mclachlan, Chief Chuckler at Professionals at Play brings his love of Star Wars and playful interaction to illustrate some alternatives to the friction and inevitable head-butting that can be born out of clashing communication styles.
Do Quitters Ever Win?
June 2, 2021 • 22 MIN
Winners never quit and Quitters never win, RIGHT? Myra Hall, Coach/Mentor and founder of Waypoint Coaching Group thinks there are times as leaders, we make a wrong turn, take the wrong path...and the healthiest decision could be to quit! But how do you know? At what point do you cut your losses? Tune in and listen to some real-life examples.
No More Leadership BS is LIVE! Time to Meet the Team.
May 20, 2021 • 9 MIN
Introducing the team of leadership speakers, coaches, and trainers in our first ever podcast. Stop by and say "Howdy."
Are They Pickin' Up What You're Puttin' Down?
May 19, 2021 • 21 MIN
How do you know if your people are hearing you...and more importantly, do they understand what they hear. Jeff Conroy leads the discussion this week as we discuss methods that work, and ones that don't. You may be surprised to find out which is which!