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 […]

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 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 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 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

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 but […]