Combatting Burnout | Episode 263
Burnout has become a pervasive and pressing problem in today’s world. With increasing working hours, heightened expectations, and ever-present digital connectivity, people are finding it harder and harder to maintain a healthy work-life balance. Leaders and teams are no exception, as they experience heightened pressure to perform at their best on a consistent basis. Burnout is no longer just an individual issue, but has spread across industries and even whole societies. High levels of burnout can result in lost productivity, declining mental and physical health, and turnover in organizations. It is essential that we create a culture that supports work-life balance and employee well-being to mitigate this problem and enhance the performance of leaders and teams alike.
Leading in a Hybrid World
Leading in a hybrid world requires a new set of skills and strategies to effectively manage teams that may be physically dispersed. It can be difficult to keep everyone aligned, motivated, and productive when they are not all working in the same location. In this article, we will explore some key considerations for leading in a hybrid world. We will discuss how to understand the needs of your team, build trust and effective communication, set clear expectations and goals, foster collaboration and inclusion, create work-life balance, celebrate success, learn from failure, develop leadership skills in this new environment, overcome common challenges that arise with leading hybrid teams.
The Power of Happiness: From Productivity to Profitability | Jade Green | Episode 262
In today’s competitive job market, it’s more important than ever for leaders to focus on employee engagement and retention. CEO’s it’s time to prioritize job satisfaction in the workplace, but the question is, how? By focusing on the 7 human needs of peak performance, we can help create an engaged workforce where employees feel supported and have higher levels of job satisfaction.
Building Resilience and Discovering Capabilities | David Lindsay | Episode 261
Welcome to this episode of the podcast, focused on personal and professional growth, leadership, and self-improvement. In this episode, we’ll hear from a speaker who shares his experiences playing rugby league and arm wrestling, training in martial arts, and now using his platform to help others improve their vitality. We’ll explore topics like the difference […]
Leading in a distributed world: The importance of Officeverse | Bob Johansen | Episode 260
The workplace of the future — the officeverse — will disrupt many of today’s organizational models. The future officeverse will be the anytime/anyplace world of where we will work, when we will work, and how we will work. It will consist of a network of networks, with tools that will shape us in surprising ways over the next decade and beyond. The officeverse […]
Answering Your Questions – May 2023 | Episode 259
On this episode of Peak Performance Leadership, I am doing a live Q&A in a Facebook group and answering questions about effective leadership. I tackle the challenge of showing appreciation to remote workers, motivating employees to care about their job, and improving punctuality. In addition, they explore whether discipline is effective in the workplace. I talk about how the three domains of leadership: Leading Yourself, Leading Your Team, and Leading Your Organization, and how excelling in all three can make a leader successful in their role.
Leveraging Hybrid Work to Maximize Business Success | Crista Grasso | Episode 258
On this episode of Peak Performance Leadership, we discuss the importance of effective planning practices and leadership strategies to improve productivity within a business or team. We explore how to effectively incorporate AI into processes, address employee concerns and trust, and build relationships among team members in both in-person and virtual settings. Our guest speaker shares the ten core areas of waste that hinder success and introduces his lean strategic planning technique as a simplified approach to planning that can be tailored to any team or company. Tune in for tips on streamlining processes, improving productivity, and seizing opportunities as a leader.
Leadership Lessons From A Naval Fighter Pilot | Rear-Admiral Mike “Nasty” Manazir | Episode 257
Naval fighter pilots are known for their unwavering commitment to excellence, exceptional decision-making skills, and expertise. These top performers offer valuable insights that can be applied in the business world. With decades of experience in stressful situations, they have mastered ten key leadership skills: staying calm under pressure, setting expectations, delegating tasks, building trust, giving feedback, evaluating risk, adapting to change, embracing failure, encouraging innovation, and inspiring others. Despite operating in dangerous and uncertain conditions, Naval fighter pilots consistently perform at the highest level, confidently making life-altering decisions with their expertise.
Building a Positive and Productive Workplace Culture | Marc Lesser | Episode 256
On this episode of Peak Performance Leadership, we explore the damaging effects of blame in the workplace and how to create a culture of collaboration and accountability. Our guest speaker shares his favorite exercise for improving team effectiveness and discusses the importance of creating a safe and trusting environment to avoid the “fine, everything’s fine” response. We dive into the overlap of culture and character building, the importance of self-awareness, and the damaging nature of blame and defensiveness. Join us for this insightful discussion on how to achieve peak performance through compassion and accountability in the workplace.
The Nuances of Influence and Manipulation in Leadership | Episode 255
Leadership is not just about commanding people and getting results. It’s also about the subtle nuances of influencing and manipulating one’s followers in order to achieve desired outcomes. The ability to effectively tap into the “psychological strings” of individuals, while at the same time establishing mutual trust and respect, can vastly increase a leader’s capabilities. However, it’s important to note that such strategies must be used carefully as any misuse could lead to fallouts or even backfires. In this article, we will discuss some common methods for influence and manipulation among leaders and explore how their nuances have a significant impact on their success.