How to Build a Team of Problem Solvers

If you want your people to solve problems, then you need to straighten up your ACT: Authority, Clarity, and Transparency. Authority Many individuals and teams fail to make decisions or take action because they don’t feel they have the authority to act. Suppose you want to create a culture where decision-making and owning problems happen.…

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Episode 147: Discover Success in Life and Leadership with Columbia Business School Professor Hitendra Wadhwa

Hitendra Wadhwa joins Patrick in the Leadership Lab to discuss success in life and leadership. Hitendra is a Professor at Columbia Business School and the Founder of the Mentora Institute. His simple yet profound insight that success in life and leadership originates from within has led to the training and transformation of thousands of executives…

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Name it, Capture it, & Shred it

Every once in a while on the Leadership Lab podcast, I sit down and talk to a professional athlete. I’ve spoken to people like Dansby Swanson, the shortstop of the Atlanta Braves, or former NFL player Desmond Clark. When I learn about their approach to shaking off mistakes and getting back in the game, the…

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5 C’s of Consistency Tool

Sometimes, especially as leaders, we get frustrated and ask ourselves: Why wasn’t I more consistent in having one-on-one conversations with my people this week? Why didn’t I put more energy into checking on certain things this quarter? Why did I allow other issues and demands to distract me? I have two things to share with…

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Episode 142: Launch Your Entrepreneurial Efforts with Ready Dress Go Co-Founders Jessica Kaplan and Zoe Antell

Jessica Kaplan and Zoe Antell, are passionate about the fashion industry and female empowerment. As Vanderbilt University students, they launched ready dress go to address an unmet need in the market. “We discovered there is a significant gap in the retail market for college-aged women in need of business attire that is appropriate for networking,…

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Fan the Flames Tool

Leadership isn’t merely organizing resources or delegating tasks. At its core, leadership is seeing the potential of every team member and communicating, encouraging, and supporting them to unleash that potential to achieve what they hadn’t thought possible. In short, great leaders fan the flames of success. If you want to see your people succeed in…

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