Aspire to be a Leader | Reiner Lomb | Episode 236

Aspire to be a Leader | Reiner Lomb | Episode 236

Whether you are in a formal leadership role or are a rising leader, entrepreneur, or changemaker driven by a desire to use your voice to create change. The essence of leadership is creating a vision of an aspirational new future and then influencing people to change their behavior to make that vision a reality. Your inspiration to create aspirational change may come from your dissatisfaction with the status quo, joyful anticipation of an aspirational new future, or a new insight. To create such a vision and bring it into reality requires an emotional shift from hopelessness to optimism and inspiration, which then can mobilize any group – from dozens to millions.

Establish a Velocity Mindset | Ron Karr | Episode 210

Establish a Velocity Mindset | Ron Karr | Episode 210

Whether you’re a CEO, an entrepreneur, a sales executive, a professional, or you don’t have any leadership title at all, you can be a leader and a good one. It does involve certain kinds of risk, and a vision and passion for something important, but it is possible. With the right mindset, it’s even likely.

Owning Your Story as an “Off-Beat” Leader | Cassa Grant | Episode 202

Owning Your Story as an “Off-Beat” Leader | Cassa Grant | Episode 202

Cassa Grant is the creator of Wonderbrand™ and Wonderleader,™ the coaching programs that help you SHOW UP as the kind of leader you’d want to follow.

She helps her clients communicate better, get more buy-in, and feel really great about how they’re spending time in their business. They become confident leaders with unstoppable influence, unbeatable stories, and powerful personal brands.

Her techniques mix brand and storytelling strategy, performance coaching, and subconscious mindset work to help transform her clients from who they THINK they are into who they REALLY are so they can make their mark on the world. Cassa is a certified NeuroLinguistic Programming practitioner, life, and business coach.

Overcoming the Burden of Command | Episode 191

Overcoming the Burden of Command | Episode 191

The burden of command can place a huge kink in your leadership journey. It will affect every aspect of your life and not just your team. Furthermore, this is not just a military phenomenon but rather one for all leaders everywhere. Therefore, it’s critical for all leaders to understand the burden of command and know how to overcome it.

Leadership Lessons from 75 Hard | Episode 175

LEADERSHIP LESSONS FROM 75 HARD | Episode 175

Leadership and leaders can stagnate just like companies. From time to time we leaders must challenge ourselves in new ways to ensure that we are still growing as a leader and person. From 1 February 2021 and for 75 days straight I did just that. I and a group of 15 men took on Andy […]

How to Get into Flow as a Leader | Matt Comand | Episode 155

How to Get into Flow as a Leader | Matt Comand | Episode 155

In positive psychology, a flow state, also known colloquially as being in the zone, is the mental state in which a person performing some activity is fully immersed in a feeling of energized focus, full involvement, and enjoyment in the process of the activity. In essence, flow is characterized by the complete absorption in what one does, and a resulting transformation in one’s sense of time. As leaders its important to hit our peak performance all the time, flow is one of those ways which ensures we do so.

With over 10 years of coaching experience, Matt has developed expertise in areas such as mental skills training, personal behaviour change, leadership development, high-consequence environments, and team dynamics. Upon earning his Masters of Sport & Performance Psychology at the University of Denver, Matt was a professor at Humber College for 5 years and has worked with clients in professional, athletic, and academic settings. In 2019, he founded Emergent, a High Performance consulting firm.

How to have the Leader Mindset to Overcome Adversity | RBC SVP Michael Hamilton | Episode 153

How to have the Leader Mindset to Overcome Adversity | RBC SVP Michael Hamilton | Episode 153

Prior to his private sector career, Mike served as a paratrooper in the special operations, and as Captain of the 2/2 Armored Cavalry Regiment for the U.S. Army. He oversaw border security during the collapse of the Berlin Wall in the late 1980s. In the second Gulf War he was an integral part of the victory in the battle of 73 Easting – regarded as one of the top ten most significant tank battles in history. He is a recipient of the Bronze Star for Valor, the Combat Cavalry Badge, and Presidential Citation; and received medals for the Kuwaiti Liberation, the Iraq Campaign, the Global War on Terrorism, and Distinguished Service.

As Senior Vice President, Sales & Distribution, Mike Hamilton is responsible for leading the RBC Insurance Sales and Distribution team across Canada and across multiple channels. This includes 800 employees who serve our personal and business clients spanning our various life, health, home, auto, travel, wealth, and group and creditor products. RBC Insurance’s sales forces include: a network of over 50 stores, an advice centre, online channels and advisors who are focused on group and small business clients. In addition, there are teams that provide relationship management for our third-party broker network. Mike also leads the national office Sales and Distribution team, consisting of sales enablement and sales support professionals who help drive productivity, revenue growth and improve the client experience.

Destress with the CATalyst Approach | Kevin Rose | Episode 110

Leaders and their people are constantly under heavy strain. Day in and day out, they are placed under stressors to achieve more with less. Eventually these stressors become too much for any person – leader or follower. We all need to figure out ways to destress and relax but sometimes people can take destressing to […]

Culture Fix | Colin Ellis | Episode 109

A cultural evolution is a complex undertaking and isn’t something you hire a consultant to lead or that you purchase off the shelf. If people within the organization don’t believe in the culture change, aren’t involved in it or simply don’t understand it, it will fail. Leaders need to prepare their organization for cultural evolution […]

The Leadership Killer | US Navy SEAL John Havlik | Episode 108

Bad-boss behavior stems from all-too-common leadership tendencies we carry within us: hubris, arrogance, and a proclivity to abuse power. Let them go unchecked for too long, and your reign as a leader is toast. In a world where leadership seems to be about who’s the loudest and most outlandish, we’re all one step away from […]