Managing Yourself, Part 5

March 14, 2019

The fifth in our series on Managing Yourself. In this episode, we address two more key ideas: What are my strengths? and What are my weaknesses?

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Managing Yourself, Part 4

March 7, 2019

The fourth in our series on Managing Yourself. In this episode, we address two more key questions--and not as you might suspect. They are: What do I have to offer? and What do I want to be known for?.

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Managing Yourself, Part 3

February 28, 2019

Yet another in a series on Leading Yourself. In this episode, the content gets out of hand, as we look at the question "Who are your Trusties." And yes, it's trusties, not trustees.

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Managing Yourself, Part 2

February 21, 2019

The first of a series on Leading Yourself. In this episode, we look at some dichontomies and contrasts: Telescope or Microscope; Tasky or Teamy; Compass or Clock; Innovation or Stability. Knowing your preferences in each of these areas can help you be a more effective leaders.

Sources Cited:

Peter Drucker, Managing Oneself is the second chapter in this book: https://www.amazon.com/Managing-Yourself-Measure-Clayton-Christensen/dp/1422157997

Robert Terry, Seven Zones for Leadership: https://www.amazon.com/Seven-Zones-Leadership-Authentically-Stability/dp/0891061584

Charles & Ray Eames, Powers of Ten: https://youtu.be/0fKBhvDjuy0

 

 

 

Managing Yourself, Part 1

February 14, 2019

The first of a series on Leading Yourself. In this episode, we look at How to you like to receive information? and How do you learn best?

Sources Cited:

Peter Drucker, Managing Oneself is the second chapter in this book: https://www.amazon.com/Managing-Yourself-Measure-Clayton-Christensen/dp/1422157997

Ronald Riggio, Susan E. Murphy, Frank Pirozzolo: Multiple Intelligences in Leadership: https://www.amazon.com/Multiple-Intelligences-Leadership-Organization-Management-ebook/dp/B000SH31DS

Howard Gardner: Multiple Intelligences: New Horizons in Theory and Practice: https://www.amazon.com/Multiple-Intelligences-Horizons-Theory-Practice/dp/0465047688

 

Sources almost cited:

  • This is the text I referred to, but could not remember while I was writing and recording this episode. Behold, the irony of it all:

Barbara Oakley, Learning How to Learn. https://www.amazon.com/Learning-How-Learn-Spending-Studying/dp/0143132547 

The Values Episode

February 7, 2019

There are two kinds of values, and you have them both. How you handle them is what matters.

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The Fragile Expert

January 31, 2019

So, you're an expert, now? Congratulations. And Beware!

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The Glamour of Leadership

January 24, 2019

This episode explores the myth of The Glamour of Leadership. No such thing, but still, leadership is worth pursuing.

Red-Shirt Leadership

January 17, 2019

It's an odd fact that our expendability can be a source of value, both personally and for the organizations where we serve.

Sources:

Noel Tichy, The Leadership Engine.

Noel Tichy. The Cycle of Leadership.

The Challenge of Pressing Leadership

January 10, 2019

This time, he's naming names, talking about how pressing leadership has made a difference.

Sources mentioned:

Bellasco & Stayer, Flight of the Buffalo

John Miller, QBQ, The Question Behind the Question

Ernie Kovacs -- Mr. Question Man