Leading the People Side of Business

by Todd Averett & Todd Chandler

Leading the People Side of Business
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 29
  • Last: 13 Mar 2017
It's leadership examined, explored and simplified. It's the podcast designed to help you be a more effective leader.

Episodes (29)

  • #28 Is Your Coaching Working
    #28 Is Your Coaching Working
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    Published: 13 Mar 2017 Duration: 21:58
    You observe, you intercept, you provide feedback, you follow up, but how do you know if your coaching is actually working. Todd Averett and Todd Chandler explore ways to clarify coaching objectives, evaluate receptivity, and measure improve... Read more →
    You observe, you intercept, you provide feedback, you follow up, but how do you know if your coaching is actually working. Todd Averett and Todd Chandler explore ways to clarify coaching objectives, evaluate receptivity, and measure improve... Read more →

  • #27 Are You Making a Difference?
    #27 Are You Making a Difference?
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    Published: 28 Feb 2017 Duration: 28:02
    Does it matter if we make a difference? Does it matter if we know we’re making a difference? Todd Averett and Todd Chandler explore the deep aspects of how to purposefully have a positive impact on others. When we stumble, when we fail, tho... Read more →
    Does it matter if we make a difference? Does it matter if we know we’re making a difference? Todd Averett and Todd Chandler explore the deep aspects of how to purposefully have a positive impact on others. When we stumble, when we fail, tho... Read more →

  • #26 Are You Observationally Lazy?
    #26 Are You Observationally Lazy?
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    Published: 14 Feb 2017 Duration: 31:11
    It’s easy to find advice and tips on how to give feedback, but much more difficult on how to collect feedback observations. What should you observe, what do you look for, and what benchmarks should you use? Join Todd Averett and Todd Chandl... Read more →
    It’s easy to find advice and tips on how to give feedback, but much more difficult on how to collect feedback observations. What should you observe, what do you look for, and what benchmarks should you use? Join Todd Averett and Todd Chandl... Read more →

  • #25 PIGEONHOLES and LABELS | the dangers of over-generalizing
    #25 PIGEONHOLES and LABELS | the dangers of over-generalizing
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    Published: 31 Jan 2017 Duration: 27:31
    When we label groups with broad generalizations, we engage in stereotyping and risk missing key individual needs and differences. Todd Averett and Todd Chandler explore examples of less helpful brackets and discuss more effective ways to ad... Read more →
    When we label groups with broad generalizations, we engage in stereotyping and risk missing key individual needs and differences. Todd Averett and Todd Chandler explore examples of less helpful brackets and discuss more effective ways to ad... Read more →

  • #24 Manager Mindsets
    #24 Manager Mindsets
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    Published: 17 Jan 2017 Duration: 31:55
    Going from an individual contributor to a managing role requires different mindsets. Todd Averett and Todd Chandler explore four specific mindsets that successful managers embrace: * It’s not just about me * Not everyone is like me * My ... Read more →
    Going from an individual contributor to a managing role requires different mindsets. Todd Averett and Todd Chandler explore four specific mindsets that successful managers embrace: * It’s not just about me * Not everyone is like me * My ... Read more →

  • #23 In The Room Where Is Happens
    #23 In The Room Where Is Happens
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    Published: 27 Dec 2016 Duration: 32:21
    In order to have influence, you have to be in the room where it happens. Todd Averett and Todd Chandler discuss how to get invited to important meetings, add value during and after the meetings, and ensure your ideas get heard. Reference ar... Read more →
    In order to have influence, you have to be in the room where it happens. Todd Averett and Todd Chandler discuss how to get invited to important meetings, add value during and after the meetings, and ensure your ideas get heard. Reference ar... Read more →

  • #22 The Power Of Why
    #22 The Power Of Why
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    Published: 13 Dec 2016 Duration: 32:44
    Leaders can make a big impact when they take the time to clarify the “why” for their organizations, their teams, and for themselves. Todd Averett and Todd Chandler explore the need for leaders to understand and share the underlying whys for... Read more →
    Leaders can make a big impact when they take the time to clarify the “why” for their organizations, their teams, and for themselves. Todd Averett and Todd Chandler explore the need for leaders to understand and share the underlying whys for... Read more →

  • #21 Above And Beyond
    #21 Above And Beyond
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    Published: 29 Nov 2016 Duration: 29:33
    When, why and how would you want to deliver above and beyond expectations? You can add extra value by completing it faster than expected, provide an extra deliverable, produce higher quality, or come in under budget. Todd Averett and Todd C... Read more →
    When, why and how would you want to deliver above and beyond expectations? You can add extra value by completing it faster than expected, provide an extra deliverable, produce higher quality, or come in under budget. Todd Averett and Todd C... Read more →

  • #20 Leading With Your Heart
    #20 Leading With Your Heart
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    Published: 15 Nov 2016 Duration: 33:20
    What does it mean to lead with your heart? Todd Averett and Todd Chandler dive into the benefits and pitfalls of leading with your heart and share practical ways to use both the head and the heart. Reference articles: “7 Keys to Leading Wi... Read more →
    What does it mean to lead with your heart? Todd Averett and Todd Chandler dive into the benefits and pitfalls of leading with your heart and share practical ways to use both the head and the heart. Reference articles: “7 Keys to Leading Wi... Read more →

  • #19 Brand You 2.0
    #19 Brand You 2.0
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    Published: 31 Oct 2016 Duration: 30:19
    Are your peers excited when you walk into a meeting or do they roll their eyes? Do they read your emails first or skip right over them? Do they suggest you for projects or new roles? Todd Averett and Todd Chandler discuss how to measure you... Read more →
    Are your peers excited when you walk into a meeting or do they roll their eyes? Do they read your emails first or skip right over them? Do they suggest you for projects or new roles? Todd Averett and Todd Chandler discuss how to measure you... Read more →

  • #18 Top 3 Leadership Lessons
    #18 Top 3 Leadership Lessons
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    Published: 18 Oct 2016 Duration: 19:29
    Reflecting back on their own career paths, Todd Averett and Todd Chandler generated separate lists of their top three leadership lessons, then shared them with each other live. What’s on your list of top leadership lessons?
    Reflecting back on their own career paths, Todd Averett and Todd Chandler generated separate lists of their top three leadership lessons, then shared them with each other live. What’s on your list of top leadership lessons?

  • #17 Is Empowerment Real?
    #17 Is Empowerment Real?
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    Published: 27 Sep 2016 Duration: 30:45
    Is it simply a feeling or actual authority granted to someone? How do you empower others? How do increase your own empowerment? You could figure it out on your own, or you could empower Todd Averett and Todd Chandler to discuss the issue fo... Read more →
    Is it simply a feeling or actual authority granted to someone? How do you empower others? How do increase your own empowerment? You could figure it out on your own, or you could empower Todd Averett and Todd Chandler to discuss the issue fo... Read more →

  • #16 Take Some Initiative
    #16 Take Some Initiative
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    Published: 13 Sep 2016 Duration: 31:35
    Nobody thinks they lack initiative. Yet it usually seems to be in short supply. Todd Averett and Todd Chandler wrestle with how to define and measure initiative and explore tactics for leaders to create more initiative on their teams.
    Nobody thinks they lack initiative. Yet it usually seems to be in short supply. Todd Averett and Todd Chandler wrestle with how to define and measure initiative and explore tactics for leaders to create more initiative on their teams.

  • #15 Strengths Vs. Weaknesses
    #15 Strengths Vs. Weaknesses
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    Published: 29 Aug 2016 Duration: 32:59
    Is it better to focus on strengths or weaknesses when creating personal development strategies? Todd Averett and Todd Chandler wrestle with this question in a mini-debate and by taking analogies to extreme depths.
    Is it better to focus on strengths or weaknesses when creating personal development strategies? Todd Averett and Todd Chandler wrestle with this question in a mini-debate and by taking analogies to extreme depths.

  • #14 Questions To Re-think Your Job
    #14 Questions To Re-think Your Job
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    Published: 16 Aug 2016 Duration: 28:26
    What do you do when you start to feel bored or un-challenged in your job? Todd Averett and Todd Chandler discuss three thought-provoking questions you can answer to re-think your job to stay engaged and continue to grow.
    What do you do when you start to feel bored or un-challenged in your job? Todd Averett and Todd Chandler discuss three thought-provoking questions you can answer to re-think your job to stay engaged and continue to grow.

  • #13 Positive Politics
    #13 Positive Politics
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    Published: 1 Aug 2016 Duration: 36:44
    Organizations are inherently political. Too often we frame up the game of politics to be about power and advantage. Todd Averett and Todd Chandler suggest that focusing on the controllable elements of relationships, conversations, and perce... Read more →
    Organizations are inherently political. Too often we frame up the game of politics to be about power and advantage. Todd Averett and Todd Chandler suggest that focusing on the controllable elements of relationships, conversations, and perce... Read more →

  • #12 Wide or Deep
    #12 Wide or Deep
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    Published: 18 Jul 2016 Duration: 21:52
    When building your skill set, is it more appropriate to generalize or specialize? Todd Averett and Todd Chandler explore questions and criteria to help you determine when to broaden your responsibilities or deepen your knowledge base in key... Read more →
    When building your skill set, is it more appropriate to generalize or specialize? Todd Averett and Todd Chandler explore questions and criteria to help you determine when to broaden your responsibilities or deepen your knowledge base in key... Read more →

  • #11 Leading Digital Teams with Alex Berman
    #11 Leading Digital Teams with Alex Berman
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    Published: 4 Jul 2016 Duration: 29:56
    Does age affect drive and ambition? How do you lead a team remotely? Is shot gun communication more effective because of speed and brevity? Two old guys (for the sake of this interview, anyone over 27), Todd Averett and Todd Chandler, inter... Read more →
    Does age affect drive and ambition? How do you lead a team remotely? Is shot gun communication more effective because of speed and brevity? Two old guys (for the sake of this interview, anyone over 27), Todd Averett and Todd Chandler, inter... Read more →

  • #10 People Got No Sense
    #10 People Got No Sense
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    Published: 21 Jun 2016 Duration: 41:35
    Todd Averett and Todd Chandler explore three assumptions to avoid (as suggested from Seth Godin): 1) People are rational 2) People are eager for change 3) That once someone knows things the way you know them, they will choose what you choo... Read more →
    Todd Averett and Todd Chandler explore three assumptions to avoid (as suggested from Seth Godin): 1) People are rational 2) People are eager for change 3) That once someone knows things the way you know them, they will choose what you choo... Read more →

  • BONUS - Special Father's Day Edition
    BONUS - Special Father's Day Edition
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    Published: 18 Jun 2016 Duration: 09:17
    Todd Chandler talks with his two daughters about their leadership roles as mods on different Mindcraft servers.
    Todd Chandler talks with his two daughters about their leadership roles as mods on different Mindcraft servers.

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