Monday Morning Motivation

http://media.blubrry.com/audiotidbitspodcast/p/www.garycrow.net/audio/leadership_016.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSSCottrell, David. Monday Morning Motivation: Five Steps to Energize your Team, Customers, and Profits. New York: Harper Business, 2009. The single greatest influence on your organization’s energy is the leader…you are the ultimate energizer. The energy you create can […]

Change Is Not A Choice

http://media.blubrry.com/audiotidbitspodcast/p/www.garycrow.net/audio/ChangeIsNotAChoice.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSSA man of genius makes no mistakes. His errors are volitional, and are the portals of discovery. James Joyce This certainly puts a different twist on the concept. The only requirement is that one is A man of genius. […]

The Bottom Line x 3

http://media.blubrry.com/audiotidbitspodcast/p/www.garycrow.net/audio/TheBottomLineX3.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS“The superior man understands what is right, the inferior man understands what will sell.” You may, at first glance, assume this characterization was made by a hard-hitting, modern business executive, but it wasn’t. It came from our old friend […]

Appreciative Inquiry

http://media.blubrry.com/audiotidbitspodcast/p/www.garycrow.net/audio/leadership_014-15.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSSCooperrider, David L. and Diana Whitney. Appreciative Inquiry: A Positive Revolution in Change. San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Incorporated, 2005. … Cooperrider, David L., Diana Whitney, Jacqueline M. Stavros, with Foreword by Ronald Fry. Appreciative Inquiry: Handbook for Leaders of […]

Who Wants To Play?

http://media.blubrry.com/audiotidbitspodcast/p/www.garycrow.net/audio/WhoWantsToPlay.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSSHow do you help your children develop a growing sense of independence and autonomy by the age of seven? How do you deal with the increasing independence of your adolescent? The process begins as your toddler learns about play […]

The Other 90%

http://media.blubrry.com/audiotidbitspodcast/p/www.garycrow.net/audio/leadership_013.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSSCooper, Robert K. The Other 90%: How to Unlock Your Vast Untapped Potential for Leadership and Life. New York: Three Rivers Press, 2001. Although studies indicate that people who regularly think ahead tend to experience more frequent leadership opportunities […]

Come Play With Me?

http://media.blubrry.com/audiotidbitspodcast/p/www.garycrow.net/audio/ComePlayWithMe.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS•           I am a perfectionist •           Either it is right or it is wrong •           Rules are rules These types of phrases frequently come up when you try to manage warriors. Interestingly, players who use this technique are likely […]

Pause to Consider: Leadership and Ethics

http://media.blubrry.com/audiotidbitspodcast/p/www.garycrow.net/audio/PauseToConsiderLeadershipAndEthics.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSSYou are a member of your agency’s Leadership Team. Consider these brief scenarios and how you would handle them? You are a program manager with a neighborhood center providing a variety of services for neighborhood residents. Jerry is an […]

The Talent Masters

http://media.blubrry.com/audiotidbitspodcast/p/www.garycrow.net/audio/leadership_012.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSSConaty, Bill and Ram Charan. The Talent Masters: Why Smart Leaders Put People Before Numbers. New York: Crown Business, 2010. Any time two or more people work together there’s a social process in which they exchange information and ideas, […]

3 Tips For Proactive Leaders

http://media.blubrry.com/audiotidbitspodcast/p/www.garycrow.net/audio/3TipsForProactiveLeaders.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSSGet the resources needed to get the job done. A leader’s job is to facilitate the team’s success. Being sure available resources are sufficient for success is, in turn, the leaders responsibility. There may be others on the team […]

The Loving Touch

http://media.blubrry.com/audiotidbitspodcast/p/www.garycrow.net/audio/LovingTouch.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSSShare the loving touch with people who are special to you every chance you get. Acceptance is the first ingredient in the loving touch. It lets special people know you accept them as is, don’t want to change them, […]

Boldness, Breath And Brevity

http://media.blubrry.com/audiotidbitspodcast/p/www.garycrow.net/audio/BoldnessBreathAndBrevity.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSSYou likely know Theodore Roosevelt said, “Speak softly and carry a big stick.” He also said, “The unforgivable crime is soft hitting. Do not hit at all if it can be avoided, but never hit softly.” Ralph Waldo Emerson […]

The Soul of Leadership

http://media.blubrry.com/audiotidbitspodcast/p/www.garycrow.net/audio/leadership_011.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSSChopra, Deepak. The Soul of Leadership: Unlocking Your Potential for Greatness. New York: Harmony Books, 2010. We all have a still place inside us that is the source of everything that gives our lives meaning. This is the soul, […]

Are You Usually More Up-Tight or Relaxed?

http://media.blubrry.com/audiotidbitspodcast/p/www.garycrow.net/audio/Up-TightOrRelaxed.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSSThe title tells the story. Let’s spend a few minutes thinking about just why some of us are usually up-tight and feeling frantic while others of us are usually relaxed and feeling good about ourselves and how things are […]

Flipping The Coin Of Success

http://media.blubrry.com/audiotidbitspodcast/p/www.garycrow.net/audio/FlippingTheCoinOfSuccess.mp3Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSSWe judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Although Longfellow’s pronouncement has superficial plausibility, it’s merely an example of polar logic. One pole is […]