In this episode, there were many powerful statements made by the guest, Brad McLain. One notable statement that stood out was when McLain said, "Leaders who recognize and address the social and emotional aspects of their teams will better serve their people." This statement encapsulates the core message of the episode, which highlights the importance of taking a holistic approach to leadership. McLain emphasizes the need for leaders to prioritize the social and emotional well-being of their team members, as it directly impacts their performance, creativity, and overall success. By acknowledging the significance of social and emotional involvement in a
"A higher calling can range from wanting to change the world to desiring a better life for oneself or loved ones. It's about tapping into your drive for more, regardless of your level of ambition. It's about getting out of your own way, overcoming fear and uncertainty, and being driven by something bigger than yourself. Unreasonable ambition is necessary in a world where the answers are unknown and the complexity is high. So listen to your soul's call for change, make choices to realize that change, and lead with your vision on your sleeve."
"On this episode of Peak Performance Leadership, join host Scott McCarthy as he delves into the topic of burnout and exploitation. Scott has extensively researched this issue and is passionate about finding solutions. Together with the audience, he aims to tackle this pervasive problem head-on. Scott begins by advising against abruptly quitting a job without communication. Instead, he suggests having a conversation with your supervisor to address concerns about time limitations and breaches of agreements regarding work hours and expectations. Saying no to unreasonable demands is another important step, and if necessary, considering taking your skills to another organization that
Rebecca has been in the business of building better talent and enabling awesome careers for over 25 years. She has led large teams and significant business units, won brilliant awards, and totally stuffed things up, just like others. Rebecca earned her stripes leading large teams in complex organizations and built quite a reputation for 'doing business differently.' She knows that without the B-Suite, businesses fail.
According to DDI’s 2023 global leadership forecast, the top skills of leaders who boost engagement, retain great employees and create cultures that thrive is interpersonal communication skills. When it comes to interpersonal communication skills, one of the most common questions we get asked is, “How do you balance kindness, care and concern with attention to outcomes?” Everyone struggles with this tension. Yet, it’s the holy grail for safe, thriving cultures. Here’s the conundrum. Compassion without accountability gets you nowhere. Accountability without compassion gets you alienated. You can’t win if you pick sides, and trying to perform a balancing act between them is
Lots of programs and benefits most often don’t lead to a more well employee. However, when employers install a culture of health in the workplace, employees are more than twice as likely to reach their well-being goals than employees who are still subject to a workplace wellness model that formed more than 60 years ago.
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