GreatRidge Station
The People In Your Neighborhood, Pt. 1

The People In Your Neighborhood, Pt. 1

March 5, 2020

This episode addresses the complexities of implementing change when people don't all think the same way. We look at creators, critics, sustainers, collectors, joiners, spectators, inactives, and how they can impact your leadership. This is episode 1 of 2.

Music Credit to Bob McGrath and Children's Television Workshop. Publicly funded media retrieved from Archive.org.

Intentional Unlearning

Intentional Unlearning

February 27, 2020

What do you do when your brain gets full? Time for some Intentional Unlearning. This is a valuable skill, and you need it.

I mention an article on Bayesian Statistics by Liv Bouree. Here it is.

Talk About the MASL Program

Talk About the MASL Program

February 20, 2020

This time, some by-request details about the academic program I lead in my real-life world. Bethel University's MA--Strategic Leadership.

Cross Generational Leadership: What we talk about..

Cross Generational Leadership: What we talk about..

February 13, 2020

GreatRidge Station features a discussion about an unprecedented situation: Five generations in the workplace!

With a nod (and loads of gratitude) to Cardus.

Having an Impact, Part 2

Having an Impact, Part 2

February 6, 2020

GreatRidge Station features a follow-up to a thought-provoking conversation with a 12 year old. This time, some practical tips for anyone who wants to be creative and have an impact in their work--whatever that may be.

Credit to Ignatius of Loyola, Peter Drucker, and a smattering of personal experience.

Season 3 Launch: Five Tips on Money, and the Job You Want

Season 3 Launch: Five Tips on Money, and the Job You Want

January 30, 2020

Season 3 of GreatRidge Station launches with my follow-up to a thought-provoking conversation with a 12 year old.

My apologies--the sound quality is not up to my usual standards due to working in a temporary studio space.

I make an unexpected reference to Dewey's Almost The Truth Blog, which you can find here: https://almostthetruth.blogspot.com

The Importance of Mein and Bearing

The Importance of Mein and Bearing

December 5, 2019

The final episode of Season 2, and GreatRidge Station looks at the archaic but still-important ideas of how one comports oneself, mein, and bearing.

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Can’t Is Not In My Fusebox

Can’t Is Not In My Fusebox

November 21, 2019

For this episode, GreatRidge Station looks at at pessimism, optimism, and how to encourage people in without the usual platitudes, pablum, and plather. No way to approach this one without considering what the Bible says, at least a little bit.

You will never look at Lemons in the same way, ever again.

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Thinking About the Future

Thinking About the Future

November 14, 2019

This time, GreatRidge Station looks at at Thinking about the Future. Who says you can't prepare for the future? Best of all, you can do something about it. The process starts with knowing your Best Case, Worst Case, and Most Likely scenarios.

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The Paradox of Policy

The Paradox of Policy

November 7, 2019

A new, stand alone episode, free from the limitations of an ongoing series. This time, we look at The Paradox of Policy. People have mixed feelings about policy, particularly when they have policy imposed on them. Leaders have to understand what policies can--and cannot--do for them.

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