Episode 167: Learn What 100,000+ LinkedIn Followers Taught Me About Personal Brands with Dr. Patrick Leddin

Years ago, I ‘hired’ LinkedIn to help me to reach an audience of people looking to better lead themselves and others. I began writing articles on the platform and built an active following of over 103,000 people.  That audience has been instrumental in launching this podcast, my Wall Street Journal bestselling book, The Five-Week Leadership…

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Episode 166: Sharpen Your Storytelling with Bestselling Author Steven James

The author of numerous bestseller thrillers, Steven James, joins Patrick this week to talk about storytelling. Steven’s latest book, The Art of the Tale: Engage Your Audience, Elevate Your Organization, and Share Your Message Through Storytelling. Steven James is a national bestselling novelist whose award-winning, pulse-pounding thrillers continue to gain wide critical acclaim and a…

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Episode 165: Grow Leaders with a Process that Actually Works

Are you ready for leadership development with real ROI?  We are thrilled to announce the launch of The Leadership Lab Learning Platform. It leverages psychology and science to create data-driven learning that is individualized, habit-forming, and delivered day by day. Learn how we are putting leadership development in the palm of your hand and get…

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Challenge and Encourage

Great leaders challenge team members to step up, give them opportunities to succeed, and model behaviors for them to follow. Want to be a great leader? Find ways to help people to accomplish three critical tasks. Patrick LeddinPatrick Leddin, PhD is a speaker, global leadership consultant, and The Wall Street Journal bestselling author of The…

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Listening with the Grain Worksheet

Great leaders listen with the grain of a conversation. Their intent is to understand and learn from the speaker, not to merely confirm what the leader already believes or to deliver a pre-determined response. Sometimes we struggle to get it right. We make assumptions or fail to fully understand what a team member is telling…

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Episode 159: Thrive on Overload with Futurist Ross Dawson

Are you feeling a bit overloaded by information?  Ross Dawson is a futurist, author, speaker, and leader. He’s delivered keynote speeches and strategy workshops in over 30 countries across six continents for companies such as American Express, Boston Consulting Group, Citibank, Coca-Cola, Google, Interpublic Group, Microsoft, News Limited, Oracle, Procter & Gamble, PwC, Star Alliance,…

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Worksheet: Leaders Communication Check

Words have meaning. Talking in shorthand is helpful, but only to the extent that both parties understand the jargon, acronyms, or phrases. This week’s tool and video will help you to explore the shorthand you use and ask you to consider if your message recipients – employees, customers, or partners – genuinely understand what you…

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