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Dr. Mike Patterson: Leadership Expert

Better business results, stronger teams, more successful careers and happier lives often boil down to better relationships, so author and educator Dr.... more

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64. Practical Storytelling Techniques for Leaders: Insights from Josh Webb

Ever wondered why some stories stick with you while others fade away? Join Dr. Mike Patterson and storytelling master Josh... more

16 Jul 2024 · 30 minutes
63. Radical Resilience with Dr. Andy Garrett

How do you navigate the difficult things in life and keep going? Better yet, how do you navigate the tough... more

11 Jun 2024 · 40 minutes
62. Building an Elite Sales Team with Dan Fantasia

Introduction Revenue is the lifeblood of any business and it’s one of the factors that determines success or failure. As... more

28 May 2024 · 38 minutes
61. Leadership and Customer Success with Jess Osborn

Introduction:  Over the past decade, the role of customer success has gained importance and prestige. On this episode of the... more

14 May 2024 · 31 minutes
60. Never Say “Calm Down”: How People Unintentionally Escalate Conflict on Your Team with Carol Bowser

Carol Bowser, J.D is a workplace conflict expert. After practicing Employment Law for several years, Carol founded Conflict Management Strategies... more

30 Apr 2024 · 35 minutes
59. A California Love Story with John Thill

History provides the opportunity to study the past through the lens of the present, but what makes history so exciting... more

16 Apr 2024 · 35 minutes
58. Promotions are So Yesterday with Julie Winkle Giulioni

Introduction The time-honored tradition of defining career development exclusively in terms of promotions, moves, and title changes is dead. Beyond,... more

02 Apr 2024 · 36 minutes
57. Everyone Benefits when Women of Color Feel Belonging at Work with Dr. Christine Coleman

It’s March and Women’s History Month, so what better way to celebrate than to speak with someone who leads an... more

19 Mar 2024 · 51 minutes
56. The Lobiko Initiative with Wilita Sanguma

Introduction Globally, 700 million people live below the poverty line–surviving on less than $2 per day. In Africa as a... more

05 Mar 2024 · 45 minutes
55. Performance Freedom with Tom Hanson, Ph.D.

On this Episode In this episode you’ll hear a conversation with sports psychologist, Dr. Tom Hanson. While Tom has worked... more

06 Feb 2024 · 47 minutes
54. Why Fewer Meetings Lead to Stronger Teams with Yari Ising

Do you ever feel overwhelmed by the number of meetings you attend and wonder whether your time could be better... more

28 Nov 2023 · 36 minutes
53. Next Level Nonprofits with Dr. Chris Lambert

Introduction When nonprofits--or any organization for that matter--are poorly run, it inhibits their ability to deliver value for their customers... more

17 Oct 2023 · 41 minutes
52. Lead like a Mother with Dr. Anne Welsh

Introduction: Moms are the hardest working people we know. They juggle demanding careers and family responsibilities in ways that make... more

19 Sep 2023 · 34 minutes
51. Retaining Gen Z and Young Millennials with Haydn Shaw

Introduction In this episode we focus on how to retain and engage Gen Z and younger Millennials, while also discussing... more

05 Sep 2023 · 56 minutes
50. How Successful Leaders do Business with their World with Stephen Barden

Introduction Have you ever wondered why some people tend to climb the career ladder effortlessly, while others get stuck a... more

22 Aug 2023 · 39 minutes
49. Stop Being Nice with Jim Uhl

Introduction Have you run into people who seem just a bit too nice? They are so accommodating and non-confrontational that... more

01 Aug 2023 · 40 minutes
48. Delegation, Decision Making, and Dreaming with Drew Jackson

Introduction In this episode we explore three D’s of leadership: delegation, decision making, and dreaming. Two of the three are... more

18 Jul 2023 · 38 minutes
47. Managing with Empathy with Debi Yadegari

Introduction I’m sure you’ve heard the expression, “life happens.” It suggests the idea that despite our enthusiastic, gung-ho plans and... more

04 Jul 2023 · 41 minutes
46. A Serial Entrepreneur’s Next Great Idea with Michael Van Erdewyk

If you like the origin stories of great business ideas--especially great ideas that involve financial technology--that promise to do good... more

27 Jun 2023 · 35 minutes
45. The Entrepreneurial Journey of a Pharma Quitter with Jennifer Jones

Have you ever dreamed about what it would be like to be your own boss? To become an entrepreneur with... more

13 Jun 2023 · 45 minutes
44. What a Life in Football Teaches us about Leadership with DeChon Burns

Have you ever wanted to have an intimate conversation with someone who has played in a Rose Ball and coached... more

30 May 2023 · 45 minutes
43. Why the Best Leaders are Mindful Leaders with Outi Hilgert, MD

Introduction If you are stressed out, feel like you always have too much to do and too little time to... more

16 May 2023 · 41 minutes
42. Creating a Conflict Competent Workplace with Dr. Robyn Short

Many people will quickly say that they want to avoid conflict in the workplace. That’s not surprising because anyone who... more

02 May 2023 · 49 minutes
41. Desperately Seeking Emotional Intelligence with Dara Rossi, Ph.D.

Emotional Intelligence could be the reason you’re getting ahead in your career or could explain why you’re stuck. If you... more

18 Apr 2023 · 36 minutes
40. Leadership in Practice with Colonel George Reynolds (US Army Retired) and Colleen Mizuki Part 2

On this Episode On this special two-part episode, you’ll hear from two seasoned leadership consulting professionals who come from very... more

04 Apr 2023 · 25 minutes
39. Leadership in Practice with Colonel George Reynolds (US Army Retired) and Colleen Mizuki Part 1

On this special two-part episode, you’ll hear from two seasoned leadership consulting professionals who come from very different backgrounds, but... more

28 Mar 2023 · 37 minutes
38. Authentic Collaboration: Practical Tips to Lead and Energize Your Team with Edward van Luinen and Tricia Cerrone

My guests on this episode believe that they have cracked the code on improved collaboration and creating healthy organizational culture.... more

07 Mar 2023 · 45 minutes
37. Team Effectiveness Around the World with Pete Baker

On this episode, you’ll meet Pete Baker, a senior leader in Human Resources for a variety of organizations, who has... more

21 Feb 2023 · 48 minutes
36. Reflections of a Learning Leader with Dr. Kevin Claypool

Have you ever wondered how learning leaders think about delivering leadership and employee development across a large enterprise? On this... more

07 Feb 2023 · 35 minutes
35. Lead Deeper with Coaching with Jeremiah Shaw

Coaching is an approach to learning and personal and professional growth that creates self--awareness, drives transformational change, and provides much... more

24 Jan 2023 · 35 minutes
34. The Solution is in the Dialogue with Peter Andrew Nixon

The world is in dire need of better, more productive conversations. To support that assertion, all you have to do... more

17 Jan 2023 · 43 minutes
33. Lead like a Navy Seal with Dr. David Livingston

We all admire at the courage, commitment, and success of the US Navy SEAL Teams. These warriors are often thought... more

10 Jan 2023 · 46 minutes
32. The Value of Emotional Intelligence with Phil Johnson

According to the The World Economic Forum, Emotional Intelligence is one of the top-ten, must-have job skills of the twenty-first... more

03 Jan 2023 · 37 minutes
31. An OD Leader's Expat Journey with Berry Lumpkins

What’s it like for a native of Tennessee to build a successful in learning, leadership development, and organizational development in... more

06 Dec 2022 · 44 minutes
30. Turning "Doers" into Leaders with Vanessa Judelman

The transition from being a doer to a leader can be a difficult one for many people. Doers are outstanding... more

29 Nov 2022 · 36 minutes
29. Building Your Professional Network Authentically with Racquel Cagurangan

Many years ago, I had a professor in grad school who often said, “Your success will almost always be based... more

01 Nov 2022 · 34 minutes
28. Doing DEI with Cultural Intelligence with Dr. Kristal Walker

According to Diversity Wins, the third in a series of reports from famed management consulting firm, McKinsey and Company, the... more

25 Oct 2022 · 42 minutes
27. Developing Young Hispanic Leaders with Eric Rodriguez

According to the 2020 census, there are 62.1 million Hispanics in the United States or 18.7 percent of the population.... more

27 Sep 2022 · 37 minutes
26. Navigating Enterprise Politics with Dr. Jawn Lam

You’ve heard it a thousand times: “I hate all of the politics at work.” You may have even said it... more

20 Sep 2022 · 40 minutes
25. How to Build a Great Leadership Team with Jack McGuinness

You have likely been on some really good teams where everyone enjoyed working together and together, you accomplished some pretty... more

12 Sep 2022 · 33 minutes
24. Creating a Retirement Filled with Meaning and Purpose with Sheryl Roy

On today’s episode, we’re talking about what it takes to lead yourself well into retirement–and how to make that season... more

16 Aug 2022 · 35 minutes
23. What's so Hard about Innovation? with David Thomas

There is an ancient Chinese proverb that states: “When the winds of change blow, some people build walls and others... more

09 Aug 2022 · 35 minutes
22. Leading With Dignity with Dr. Robyn Short

Everyone wants to be treated with dignity and feel safe. Unfortunately, some workplace paradigms--and individual leaders--do a poor job of... more

28 Jun 2022 · 35 minutes
21. Grief in the Workplace with Kim Kerr

Grief is both a very individual experience as well as a universal reality. At some point in our lives, we... more

21 Jun 2022 · 32 minutes
20. Leading from Anywhere with Dr. David Burkus - Part 2

Welcome back to the Mission First, People Always Podcast! We are back again with Dr. David Burkus for part two... more

14 Jun 2022 · 23 minutes
19. Leading from Anywhere with Dr. David Burkus - Part 1

Welcome back to the Mission First People Always Podcast! In today's episode, I'm offering my conversation with author, Dr. David... more

07 Jun 2022 · 29 minutes
18. Building Resilient Teams with Dr. Gene Coughlin

Resilience is the capacity to deal with difficulty, adapt, and come back stronger. It's something today's guest argues is critically... more

31 May 2022 · 40 minutes
17. Which Assessment Is Right For You? with Ray Linder

Welcome back to the Mission First People Always Podcast! Did you know? According to the Society for Human Resources Management... more

24 May 2022 · 50 minutes
16. An International Entrepreneur's Long Journey to Success with Gerald White

One of the goals of this podcast is to inspire you with stories of people who overcame adversity, worked hard,... more

17 May 2022 · 51 minutes
15. Innovation in an Old Industry with Latane Meade and Matt Paulson

Welcome back to Mission First People Always! Today’s guests are two guys who are doing it RIGHT!  They are entrepreneurs... more

10 May 2022 · 48 minutes
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Everyone wants to be treated with dignity and feel safe. Unfortunately, some workplace paradigms--and individual leaders--do a poor job of promoting this... more