Leader Feeder by Front Line Leadership Systems

by Front Line Leadership Systems

Leader Feeder by Front Line Leadership Systems
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 49
  • Last: 6 Mar 2018
Join our Leadership experts for weekly advice on how to develop consistent, capable and confident Supervisors, Managers and Team Leaders who drive safety, productivity, quality and team member engagement. In this series we will highlight some of the key elements of the Front Line Leadership Training System. This comprehensive approach will ensure a lasting change in the leadership approach and culture of your business to support high performance.

Episodes (49)

  • Dealing With Accusations
    Dealing With Accusations
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    Published: 6 Mar 2018 Duration: 03:17
    If you’re a front line supervisor or manager, occasionally someone’s going to make some allegations that might turn out to be totally false and inaccurate. How should you, as a leader, respond when somebody levels an accusation about you? F... Read more →
    If you’re a front line supervisor or manager, occasionally someone’s going to make some allegations that might turn out to be totally false and inaccurate. How should you, as a leader, respond when somebody levels an accusation about you? F... Read more →

  • Managing Insubordination
    Managing Insubordination
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    Published: 27 Feb 2018 Duration: 04:00
    Dealing with insubordination is something that you might run into as a front line supervisor, manager, or even as an executive. We’re going to look at what insubordination is, and what you should do about it when you encounter it. Insubordi... Read more →
    Dealing with insubordination is something that you might run into as a front line supervisor, manager, or even as an executive. We’re going to look at what insubordination is, and what you should do about it when you encounter it. Insubordi... Read more →

  • Aligning Your Team To Reach Your Goals
    Aligning Your Team To Reach Your Goals
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    Published: 20 Feb 2018 Duration: 02:33
    How can you get your team aligned to hit their goals? As a leader, you have a few different tools at your disposal. First, realize that if you want your team to achieve different results than before, you’re going to need to take those goals... Read more →
    How can you get your team aligned to hit their goals? As a leader, you have a few different tools at your disposal. First, realize that if you want your team to achieve different results than before, you’re going to need to take those goals... Read more →

  • Why Messages Don’t Make It To The Shop Floor
    Why Messages Don’t Make It To The Shop Floor
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    Published: 13 Feb 2018 Duration: 02:25
    We are going to look at some of the reasons why executive and management messages never seem to make it to the front line employees. It can be frustrating as a manager and executive when the important decisions you make don’t end up permeat... Read more →
    We are going to look at some of the reasons why executive and management messages never seem to make it to the front line employees. It can be frustrating as a manager and executive when the important decisions you make don’t end up permeat... Read more →

  • Why Safety at Amtrak is a Leadership Problem, Not a Compliance Problem
    Why Safety at Amtrak is a Leadership Problem, Not a Compliance Problem
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    Published: 7 Feb 2018 Duration: 05:00
    Amtrak experienced another tragic accident on Sunday that resulted in the death of the train engineer and conductor and injured a reported 116 passengers. While the focus was on the absence of Positive Train Control (PTC) which would potent... Read more →
    Amtrak experienced another tragic accident on Sunday that resulted in the death of the train engineer and conductor and injured a reported 116 passengers. While the focus was on the absence of Positive Train Control (PTC) which would potent... Read more →

  • How To Provide More Recognition At Work
    How To Provide More Recognition At Work
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    Published: 6 Feb 2018 Duration: 06:24
    You don’t have to go to many management or leadership classes to learn that more positive feedback is something that all leaders should be using to motivate their team and encourage them to hit even more ambitious goals. But why don’t leade... Read more →
    You don’t have to go to many management or leadership classes to learn that more positive feedback is something that all leaders should be using to motivate their team and encourage them to hit even more ambitious goals. But why don’t leade... Read more →

  • Balancing an Open Door Policy with Respect for Chain of Command
    Balancing an Open Door Policy with Respect for Chain of Command
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    Published: 30 Jan 2018 Duration: 03:55
    We’re going to look at the open door policy, the chain of command, and how you respect that. As a frontline leader or a senior manager, you want to encourage people to come and talk to you about a variety of different subjects. That’s the o... Read more →
    We’re going to look at the open door policy, the chain of command, and how you respect that. As a frontline leader or a senior manager, you want to encourage people to come and talk to you about a variety of different subjects. That’s the o... Read more →

  • Better Business Bureau Radio Show Interview
    Better Business Bureau Radio Show Interview
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    Published: 27 Jan 2018 Duration: 12:31
    I recently sat down with Ask BBB hosts Jim Swan and Linda Smith to talk business, books and more. The following is a transcript of our interview: Greg Schinkel So here we are, taping the BBB course radio segment, with Jim Swan and Linda Smi... Read more →
    I recently sat down with Ask BBB hosts Jim Swan and Linda Smith to talk business, books and more. The following is a transcript of our interview: Greg Schinkel So here we are, taping the BBB course radio segment, with Jim Swan and Linda Smi... Read more →

  • What To Do When You Disagree With Management
    What To Do When You Disagree With Management
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    Published: 23 Jan 2018 Duration: 02:50
    As a frontline supervisor or manager, you might find yourself in this predicament: you’ve been told by the management team to take a certain message down to your team, but you disagree with it. You’re not buying in personally. How can you h... Read more →
    As a frontline supervisor or manager, you might find yourself in this predicament: you’ve been told by the management team to take a certain message down to your team, but you disagree with it. You’re not buying in personally. How can you h... Read more →

  • Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
    Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
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    Published: 16 Jan 2018 Duration: 02:34
    Creating a Respectful and Inclusive Workforce Sexual harassment is a serious subject and if you’ve been anywhere near the news lately you’ve seen high profile figures, men of power, who have been accused of sexual harassment. What does this... Read more →
    Creating a Respectful and Inclusive Workforce Sexual harassment is a serious subject and if you’ve been anywhere near the news lately you’ve seen high profile figures, men of power, who have been accused of sexual harassment. What does this... Read more →

  • Creating a High Performance Team
    Creating a High Performance Team
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    Published: 9 Jan 2018 Duration: 04:08
    Ingredients to Make a High Performance Team Think about some of the teams you either lead or belong to. Do some of those teams have a better feeling than other teams? Do the teams that feel better tend to perform better and generate better ... Read more →
    Ingredients to Make a High Performance Team Think about some of the teams you either lead or belong to. Do some of those teams have a better feeling than other teams? Do the teams that feel better tend to perform better and generate better ... Read more →

  • How to Avoid Micromanaging
    How to Avoid Micromanaging
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    Published: 2 Jan 2018 Duration: 02:46
    Three Tips to Help You Avoid Micromanaging No one likes being micromanaged but many people report being micromanaged. So how do you, as a leader, ensure your team achieves the desired results without having to supervise every little detail?... Read more →
    Three Tips to Help You Avoid Micromanaging No one likes being micromanaged but many people report being micromanaged. So how do you, as a leader, ensure your team achieves the desired results without having to supervise every little detail?... Read more →

  • Developing a Vision for Your Team
    Developing a Vision for Your Team
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    Published: 19 Dec 2017 Duration: 04:50
    3 Steps to Help You Develop a Vision for Your Team Some people say the job of a front line leader is pretty easy — as long as you have all your team members report for work, with the necessary skills, your machines and equipment work proper... Read more →
    3 Steps to Help You Develop a Vision for Your Team Some people say the job of a front line leader is pretty easy — as long as you have all your team members report for work, with the necessary skills, your machines and equipment work proper... Read more →

  • Increasing Trust and Respect as a Leader
    Increasing Trust and Respect as a Leader
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    Published: 12 Dec 2017 Duration: 03:51
    Two of the most important ingredients in any relationship are trust and respect. When a leader loses the trust and respect of his or her workgroup, it will cause morale and attitude to decline and negatively impact results. In his book The... Read more →
    Two of the most important ingredients in any relationship are trust and respect. When a leader loses the trust and respect of his or her workgroup, it will cause morale and attitude to decline and negatively impact results. In his book The... Read more →

  • How to be Consistent with your Fellow Leaders
    How to be Consistent with your Fellow Leaders
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    Published: 5 Dec 2017 Duration: 03:35
    When leaders aren’t consistent with one another, it can have a negative impact on team member morale, on the company’s performance and on fellow leaders. The most frequent areas of inconsistency are the enforcement of company rules, policie... Read more →
    When leaders aren’t consistent with one another, it can have a negative impact on team member morale, on the company’s performance and on fellow leaders. The most frequent areas of inconsistency are the enforcement of company rules, policie... Read more →

  • How to Solve Problems as a Team
    How to Solve Problems as a Team
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    Published: 28 Nov 2017 Duration: 03:13
    Getting your team to help solve problems together will tend to yield better solutions and greater buy-in when it comes to implement the solutions. In some of our leadership modules, we use a survival simulation so that leaders can experienc... Read more →
    Getting your team to help solve problems together will tend to yield better solutions and greater buy-in when it comes to implement the solutions. In some of our leadership modules, we use a survival simulation so that leaders can experienc... Read more →

  • 3 Things You Can Do To Be A Better Listener
    3 Things You Can Do To Be A Better Listener
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    Published: 21 Nov 2017 Duration: 03:02
    Be a Better Listener Most good listeners work hard at listening. It might come easier for some people than others, but you can work on your listening skills. And when you do become a better listener, you’ll notice that your relationships im... Read more →
    Be a Better Listener Most good listeners work hard at listening. It might come easier for some people than others, but you can work on your listening skills. And when you do become a better listener, you’ll notice that your relationships im... Read more →

  • How to Avoid Causing Emotional Injury to Others
    How to Avoid Causing Emotional Injury to Others
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    Published: 14 Nov 2017 Duration: 04:59
    Always present and mostly sitting in the background, is the evidence that emotion significantly overrides logic. Employees often share situations where they felt disrespected or belittled and how it impacted their ability to trust others. S... Read more →
    Always present and mostly sitting in the background, is the evidence that emotion significantly overrides logic. Employees often share situations where they felt disrespected or belittled and how it impacted their ability to trust others. S... Read more →

  • Tips for Cross Training Your Team
    Tips for Cross Training Your Team
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    Published: 7 Nov 2017 Duration: 02:34
    Having a flexible workgroup that can adapt to fluctuations in workload will make it easier for you to schedule and complete the work your team faces on a daily basis. Cross training also helps your employees feel more valuable because they ... Read more →
    Having a flexible workgroup that can adapt to fluctuations in workload will make it easier for you to schedule and complete the work your team faces on a daily basis. Cross training also helps your employees feel more valuable because they ... Read more →

  • Three Tips to Increase Employee Involvement
    Three Tips to Increase Employee Involvement
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    Published: 31 Oct 2017 Duration: 02:39
    How to Increase Employee Involvement Involving your employees helps accomplish a number of positive things, such as: Your team members will buy into change more easily when you ask them for input. Because many jobs can become boring or rout... Read more →
    How to Increase Employee Involvement Involving your employees helps accomplish a number of positive things, such as: Your team members will buy into change more easily when you ask them for input. Because many jobs can become boring or rout... Read more →

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