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The Leadership Journey podcast keeps you in-the-loop with all things related to leadership. Listen online, in the car, on the treadmill or wherever you are. The Leadership Journey podcast travels with you while providing the latest insights about what it takes to be a leader and build a team that meets its goals and gets results. From interviews with professional poker players to examining the leadership skills of terrorists, guerillas and gang members to looking at new ways to innovate performance – there’s something for everyone.

6 Ways to Boost Employee Confidence As You Reopen

6 Ways to Boost Employee Confidence As You Reopen

As COVID-19 restrictions ease, leaders are inviting people back to the workplace. And, not everyone is ready or eager. What we’re hearing is a mixed bag of emotions, with some people excited to go back to their traditional office, others who want to remain virtual…

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Three Steps Boards Must Take During Dynamic Times

Three Steps Boards Must Take During Dynamic Times

No doubt, these are dynamic and unprecedented times for Boards.    Even before the Covid-19 pandemic and it’s daunting, challenging and severe demand on leaders of companies, the world economy was already a rapidly shifting experience  for companies. Include the California mandate requiring adding women…

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WD-40’s Leadership Playbook During Crisis

WD-40’s Leadership Playbook During Crisis

“We will be stronger.  Let’s not waste a crisis.” As the world battles the COVID-19 crisis, leaders heading businesses are making difficult, high stakes decisions under volatile, uncertain and ambiguous conditions. Garry Ridge, Chairman and CEO of the beloved WD-40 company, is responsible for developing…

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Are you the Type of Leader You Would Follow?

Are you the Type of Leader You Would Follow?

People don’t quit their job – they quit their boss and the company culture.  In our current world of 3.6% unemployment, your most valuable skill is your ability to attract and retain top talent.   So, how do you keep your best people?  Recent Gallup research…

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4 Simple Practices to Accelerate Your Success

4 Simple Practices to Accelerate Your Success

The work you do every day as a leader matters and it impacts all of your stakeholders, for better or for worse.   Besides having performance goals raised every year, creating high performing teams, recruiting and grooming new talent, all while growing the bottom line…

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The CMO: Your Company’s Secret Weapon

The CMO: Your Company’s Secret Weapon

With a seat at the leadership table, a strategic budget and Board support… you will unleash a marketing super power. According to Board advisors, when a company brings in a new President from outside their organization, one of the first two positions that President personally…

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Here’s How to Win on the Diversity Front

Here’s How to Win on the Diversity Front

Corporate Directors’ Forum shares their Diversity Strategy Even with continuous, unassailable evidence showing that companies with diverse leadership teams have better innovation, cultures and financial performance, U.S. businesses are significantly lagging on the diversity front. While many leaders realize they must take action, many aren’t…

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Diversity has Board, Investors and Govt Attention

Diversity has Board, Investors and Govt Attention

Why should you care? California made the first move in 2018 by passing bill SB 826 to insure that publicly traded CA companies reflect gender diversity on their Boards. Currently, women hold 17.7% of Board seats in Public Companies, which is remarkable given research shows…

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3 Strategies to Supercharge your Executive Career

3 Strategies to Supercharge your Executive Career

76% of Senior Executives report they’re miserable in their roles…here’s how to change that.   For the first time in 50 years, job candidates control the market! Why are many executives feeling dissatisfied in their current role? Much of it is because senior leaders and…

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Demystifying the Blockchain Revolution

Demystifying the Blockchain Revolution

What Directors and Leaders Should Know Now The premise of blockchain is brilliant: a decentralized ledger that eliminates the possibility for failure by taking centralized components out of the picture. Specifically, what blockchain technology is meant to do, is automate trust.  Proponents predict blockchain will…

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