104: The Power of Visual Thinking in Leadership and Life

104: The Power of Visual Thinking in Leadership and Life

Want to become better at communicating your ideas in a powerful way to others? Catch my fascinating conversation with Todd Cherches, where we discuss key ideas from his book, VisuaLeadership: Leveraging the Power of Visual Thinking in Leadership and in Life. Todd explains how to leverage visual thinking to paint a clear picture for your audience, whether that’s one person or 1,000s.

Todd is the CEO & Cofounder of BigBlueGumball, an innovative New York City-based management consulting firm specializing in leadership development and executive coaching. He’s a three-time award-winning Adjunct Professor of leadership at NYU, and a Lecturer on leadership at Columbia University. Todd is also a TEDx speaker and a member of Marshall Goldsmith’s prestigious “MG100 Coaches.”

You’ll discover:

  • How Todd’s conversation with Grant Tinker on a flight to L.A. changed his life
  • Visual models that Todd uses to make clear, easily-understood points
  • How you can use visual imagery and visual language to get someone else to see the idea in your head
  • Why visual metaphors are valuable in helping someone grasp a new concept
  • The role of storytelling in having strong, emotional impact

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098: Plastic Bank’s Extraordinary Leader: A Dedication to Becoming

098: Plastic Bank’s Extraordinary Leader: A Dedication to Becoming

​What if you could let go of the doubts and fears that could hold you back from pursuing your big dream? This interview can rock your world! My guest David Katz is founder and CEO of Plastic Bank. He’s beyond inspiring to listen to, as he describes his journey to create and run this company. David didn’t get bogged down in questions about HOW he was going to make it all happen. He focused on becoming the person he needed and wanted to be. David shares insights about his decision to create a company that’s having an impact on thousands (soon to be millions) of lives around the globe. Your heart and mind are sure to be touched deeply as you absorb the wisdom of this very special man. Truly one of the most impactful interviews I’ve had the privilege of conducting. I’m guessing you’ll feel the same after watching or listening to our conversation.

You’ll discover:

  • The moment David realized he could create a company with Plastic Bank’s focus and mission
  • How David supports his team members, no matter where they are in their own personal development journey
  • Why it’s more effective to focus on who you are becoming in the world rather than what you are doing.
  • The importance of vulnerability and integrity in a leader’s influence
  • The positive impact Plastic Bank is having on individuals and communities around the globe

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059: Develop a Strong Mindset to Avoid Self-Sabotage and Imposter Syndrome

059: Develop a Strong Mindset to Avoid Self-Sabotage and Imposter Syndrome

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059: Develop a Strong Mindset to Avoid Self-Sabotage and Imposter Syndrome

by Sharissa Sebastian

Want to discover practical tips for having more joy and less stress in your life? Listen to my interview with leadership and executive coach Sharissa Sebastian. Sharissa has more than 15 years of corporate leadership experience, and now she coaches Fortune 100 executives at companies like LinkedIn, Microsoft, Bank of America, and Intuit. Find out her secrets to helping leaders draw on their strengths, see their value and bring out the best in themselves and others all while having fun, being fulfilled and not burning out!

You’ll discover:

  • Ways to develop a strong mindset
  • Strategies for dealing with the current challenges
  • Why people often sabotage themselves…and how to stop doing it
  • How to avoid falling into imposter syndrome
  • What you can do to discover joy and happiness in any situation

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046: Leadership Is a System, Not a Function

046: Leadership Is a System, Not a Function

 

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046: Leadership Is a System, Not a Function

by Oleg Konovalov

Why is it critical for a leader to have a clear vision in order to create a culture that’s thriving? My guest Dr. Oleg Konovalov has written an entire book about this in Leaderology! In this interview, he explains why effective leadership requires executives to understand their role in shaping a culture where people thrive. Oleg is a thought leader, author, business educator and consultant with over 25 years of experience operating businesses and consulting with Fortune 500 companies internationally. He’s also the author of Corporate Superpower and Organisational Anatomy.

You’ll discover:

  • Why there is no single definition of vision
  • Elements to consider when forming a vision
  • Why leadership is a system, not a function
  • The 3 aspects of culture that contribute to high performance
  • Behaviors you can expect to see in a culture that’s thriving

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044: How to Be a Hope-Driven Leader

044: How to Be a Hope-Driven Leader

 

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What does it mean to create hope in yourself and others? My guest Libby Gill wrote an entire book about this fascinating topic. In this excellent interview, Libby brings to life the concepts in her book, The Hope-Driven Leader: Harness the Power of Positivity at Work, with examples of leaders who are the shapers of hope-driven cultures. Libby is an executive coach, leadership expert and award-winning author. She’s also been in the trenches as the former head of communications at media giants Sony, Universal, and Turner Broadcasting.

You’ll discover:

  • Why hope and hopefulness are critical components of a healthy corporate culture
  • How a servant leadership attitude helps shape a culture of hope
  • The essential factors needed for team communication to be effective
  • The 4 attributes that employees cite most often about leaders who contributed significantly to their lives

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