Four Questions Every Leader Should Ask (If They Want To Improve Performance)

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-5ktr8-10c2867 Welcome to the Joy at Work Podcast with me, Dr John Kenworthy. In this guide we’re learning the: Four questions every leader should be asking, if they want to improve performance. Introduction Improved performance requires growth. And without growth, our career is doomed to stagnation and eventual death. Am I exaggerating? Well, stop watering […]

How to Undermine Engagement, Destroy Trust and Wreck Collaboration Before it Can Even Dare Take Root

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-z9udv-1052743 Collaboration is when an effective team harnesses the best out of individuals working together and appears to be disarmingly simple: “to work with another person or group in order to achieve or do something” But everyone in the team comes with their own personality, their culture and way of doing things and their own […]

Understand Me 4 – Who are they?

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-is2i2-102841f At this point, you know what your audience Knows and what the Need to know. You’ve got a handle on their Opinion and remember that they need to be right, and they need to belong and you will be encouraging their positive self-image. But you recall the saying it’s not what you know but […]

Understand Me 3 – What is their Opinion?

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-gy7yd-1028411 I didn’t recognise the number but I was expecting a call and thus began another 5 minute rude interruption. We all get them. We all hate them. And yet companies persist in using telemarketing and tired sales scripts. This one was especially bad. It was someone trying to sell me a meeting arrangement service […]

Understand Me 2 – What do the Know?

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-mtx8b-10283bb What do they Know? Let’s start with asking what do your audience already know about you and your topic? There are two extreme dangers here: 1. Assumptions and 2. The Curse of Knowledge You see I carry a curse. A curse of knowledge. Just as you do: The Curse of Knowledge! I attended a […]

Understand Me – Getting to KNOW Your Audience

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-rquz3-10283b2 If there’s one complaint I hear about a leader’s skills from their boss or their HR, it’s that they don’t adjust their communication for their audience. And yet those leaders genuinely believe that they do adjust for their audience. So who is right? Well, they’re both correct of course. The presenter thinks they are adjusting […]

Casting Vision

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-whsfz-f7539b It’s What Success Looks Like   Purpose The world is filled with fear and trepidation about the future. Staff are concerned for their jobs and what the future holds for them. World leaders have proven themselves to be uninspirational through being indecisive, divisive and destructive. So staff are looking for a leader who will […]

Journaling for Success

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-9jsdp-f1d787 It’s What Great Leader Do! Have you noticed that all the famous, admired leaders write an autobiography or a book about leadership? Amazing how they seem to recall those hundreds of stories in so much specific detail. Or perhaps it’s not amazing, but a simple case of keeping a journal. What is interesting is […]

Pride and Prejudice

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-5iw37-f12d3a You’re Biased! Now, before you go off in a huff and rant against my assertion do, please, let me explain. Everyone has biases. Actually, you have to or else your brain would drain all of your energy.         H2H Interface – Pride and Prejudice Purpose To highlight the top 10 cognitive […]

LA 049: Breaking Down the Glass Walls. The Biggest Challenges for Tech and Business Leaders in 2017

[iframe style=”border:none” src=”//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/4960988/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/yes/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/334259/custom-color/06416d” height=”100″ width=”480″ scrolling=”no” allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] It’s more than 40 years later, and businesses and homes are awash with computing devices. There’s more computing power in my watch than on that entire top floor of equipment back in the early 70’s. Much has changed… except it seems there remains a […]