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Why Changing Your Organizational Culture Is Not Working Episode 34

Why Changing Your Organizational Culture Is Not Working! Have you ever wondered why it’s so difficult to change the culture of an organization? Learn why it’s so hard so you know what to do in this episode of the Solutions Oriented Leader Podcast. All companies have a culture, but not all leaders are aware of

Employee Engagement Strategy Resolutions Episode 33

Employee Engagement Strategy Resolutions The year end is fast approaching and it’s time to reassess our employee engagement strategies to see what’s working and what can be improved. It doesn’t really matter if your employee engagement strategies are working well or if they’re failing! Maybe you haven’t even thought about it yet, but the time

The Top Ten Most Effective Employee Engagement Strategies Episode 32

The Top Ten Most Effective Employee Engagement Strategies One of the most common questions I’m asked after delivering a motivational keynote speech is; “How do I develop an employee engagement strategy at work”? It’s been my experience that one-size-fits-all employee engagement strategies are not very effective! I do believe however there are number of key

Why Hiring A Transformational Leadership Expert Increases Your Business Growth

Why Hiring a Transformational Leadership Expert Increases Your Success! If you’re trying to motivate your team and engage them at a high level hiring a transformational leadership expert as a consultant will increase your success. It Is been my experience as a consultant over the last 20 years that bringing in an outside transformational leadership

5 Keys To Choosing The Best Keynote Speaker Episode 30

5 Keys to Choosing The Best Keynote Speaker   Choosing the best keynote speaker for your next meeting is one of the most important decisions you could make that can help determine the positive outcome of your meeting and a return on investment for your attendees and your organization. In fact, having the right speakers

6 Ways to Boost Employee Engagement Episode 29

6 Ways to Boost Employee Engagement Employee engagement is critical if you want to retain and build a culture of solutions oriented leaders. In today’s podcast I will share with you six ways that you can immediately boost employee engagement and create a happy and productive work environment.   Studies today indicate that CEOs and

Understanding The Benefits of Transformational Leadership Episode 28

I’m often asked by leaders around the world what is transformational leadership? They hear the words used but they don’t understand the benefit or the true meaning a transformational leadership. In this episode I will share with you the benefits of having a transformational leadership culture in the five steps that you can use to

How to Empower Your Team To Be Leaders Episode 27

How To Empower Your Team Members to Be Leaders Episode 27 Have you ever had people on your team that showed signs of being a great leader? In this episode you will discover for ways to empower your team to become better leaders in this episode of the solution during leader podcast.   It’s been

Why The Best Leaders Have A Strategic Plan Episode 26

The best leaders in the world understand the importance of strategic planning and their success. In this episode of the solutions aren’t leader podcasts we’re going to discuss why the best leaders have a strategic plan and the importance of the strategic planning process in their business growth and success. There are a number of

Building The Right Leadership Skills For Today’s World Episode 25

Building the right leadership skills in today’s world is crucial for your success as a leader. In this episode we will discuss the importance of having the right leadership skills and the seven key leadership skills that will bring you the results you desire. I am often asked buy leaders and executives that I coach

4 Ways to Conquer Productivity Killers Episode 24

If you are like me there have been many times when you’ve worked hard a whole day and felt like you got nothing accomplished. There were distractions, meetings and drains on your time. I call these the productivity killers that live in your workplace. On today’s episode of the Solutions Oriented Leader Podcast we are

How to Build Your Personal Brand Episode 23

In Today’s world the top leaders develop and protect their personal brand biggest thing know we could make them a fortune or lose everything for them in an instant. Discover six ways that you can build your personal brand that will make you stand above the crowd.   There are a number of reasons why

How to Become an Effective Team Leader Episode 22

As an executive coach and consultant, I’m constantly asked by new team leaders and veteran team leaders about what they can do to become more effective. In this episode of the Solutions Oriented Leader Podcast I am going to share with you seven key steps you can take to become a more effective leader right

7 Questions to Ask Your Potential Keynote Speaker Episode 21

Seven Questions to Ask Your Potential Keynote Speaker Hiring a keynote speaker for your next conference or meeting is a critical decision which can affect the overall outcome and success of the meeting. There are many ways to screen for potential keynote speaker and in this episode of the solutions oriented leader podcast I’m going

Five Key Benefits of Employee Engagement – Episode 20

Your team is your company’s most valuable asset! That’s why it’s so important for you as a leader to care about employee engagement. Today I’m going to share with you five key benefits of an employee engagement program and why you need to have one immediately if you want to retain your best people and

The Power of The Morning Huddle Episode 19

The morning huddle is a powerful tool for leaders, business owners, managers, supervisors and entrepreneurs to better communicate with their teams resulting in an increase in productivity, better communication and transparency and a happy workplace environment. In today’s episode of the solutions oriented leader podcast you will discover how to implement a morning huddle effectively

Three Keys for Selling to Woman with Carolyn Strauss Episode 18

Carolyn Strauss sold over one million dollars of her Carolyn Strauss clothing line on Home Shopping Network in just one day because she understands the three keys for selling to woman! Today she is going to share the three keys for selling to woman and she should know! In 1997, Carolyn Strauss created the Carolyn

How Champions Stay Motivated – Episode 17

There are many ways that world champion athletes and teams stay motivated to succeed and win the big game. However, few can compare to the power of self-talk and affirmation which are the topics that we will discuss in this episode of The Solutions Oriented Leader Podcast. Check out this episode!

How to Handle Difficult Personalities – Episode 16

Many of us have to deal with difficult personality styles in our professional and personal lives. In order to master and manage our communication effectively to achieve the maximum results we must understand what make these styles difficult and how we can use them to drive solutions for our clients and customers. The four personality

The Number One Way to Connect with Your Team Episode 15

Today on the Solutions Oriented Leader Podcast we are going to discuss the number one way you can connect and engage with your team! Are you communicating and connecting with the people on your team? Are you talking more than you’re listening In today’s email driven world communication is sometimes a one-way conversation instead of

How to Use Conflict to Make a Connection -Episode 14

How to Use Conflict to Make a Connection! Many times, leaders would rather avoid conflict than to confront it. As I said before I believe that conflict can be good and can even help us to make a connection with our team. On this episode of the solutions oriented leader podcast we are going to

What is a Resilient Leader – Episode 13

What is a Resilient Leader   What is a resilient leader? Many times, I’m asked what some of the most important traits are that a leader can possess? My first answer is always persistence and resiliency! A person who is resilient maintains a positive attitude and is always looking for opportunities even when business is

Seven Traits of a Resilient Leader – Episode 12

The Seven Traits of a Resilient Leader Many studies have indicated the importance of resilience is both an individual and leadership trait. On today’s solutions-oriented leader podcast you will discover the seven traits of a resilient leader. A resilient leader is a person who sees failure as temporary setbacks and they believe they can recover

Building Your Team with Remote Employees – Episode 11

Building Your Team with Remote Employees I believe that if you are going to have remote employees you must bring them together for a team building exercise at a minimum once a year. When done right, these activities can improve communication, foster cohesion, and bolster morale. It’s a lot harder to include employees in your

5 Tips To Make Your Day More Productive Episode 10

5 Tips for Making Your Day More Productive   I’ve talked before about the importance of having the right morning routine—It’s not enough to have a to-do list these days. What we really need to do is think about when you’re going to do things according to highest and best use of our time  

Why Leaders Fail – Episode 9

Hi this is Dr. Rick Goodman international leadership expert, keynote speaker and author of the Amazon Kindle best-selling book The Solutions Oriented Leader in this episode of the Solutions Oriented Leader Podcast our topic is “Why Leaders Fail” There are many reasons why leaders fail, however in this episode I’m going to examine four of

What We Get Wrong About Corporate Culture Episode – 8

There are many things that we get wrong about company culture. Today I am going to share and dispel four myths that are frequently discussed by the business community around the world so that you can be aware of them and develop your own solutions and results! Check out this episode!

How to Fix and Improve Your Company Culture- Episode 7

I’ve written so many times about the importance of company culture and in fact many of my keynote speeches recently are focused on that general theme also on how it can be a tool for your recruiting how it helps with engagement and how it improves performance and gives your company and your team the

The Solutions Oriented Leader Podcast – Episode 6 – MISL Great Daryl Doran

Dr. Rick Goodman International leadership expert and author of the book The Solutions Oriented Leader, sits down to have a conversation with MISL great and St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame member Daryl Doran. Daryl Doran (born March 29, 1963) is a U.S. indoor soccer player. His 827 games are the most of any player in American professional

7 Ways To Grow Your Leadership Skills – Episode 5 – Dr. Rick Goodman

Hi this is Dr. Rick Goodman and welcome to another episode to solutions oriented leader podcast today I’m going to share with you seven ways that you can grow your leadership skills right now to achieve world-class results. Sometimes I am asked by new leaders and  people that are just getting opportunities to grow especially

Tiger Woods Comes Alive The Making of a Champion – Episode 4

Welcome to a special edition of the Solutions Oriented Leader podcast “Tiger Woods Comes Alive; The Making of A Champion.   Tiger Woods won his first major tournament in nearly 11 years. Today was also the first time he won the Masters since 1997 almost 22 years later It was just two years ago when

The Solutions Oriented Leader Podcast – Episode 3 – Walter Bond

Dr Rick Goodman International Leadership expert, Author and Keynote speaker interviews former NBA Player and speaker Walter Bond. About Walter Bond: The Story of Mr. Accountability Like many young men growing up in Chicago, Walter Bond dreamed of becoming an NBA athlete. Facing injuries and other challenges with unusual determination, he rose from being a

The Solutions Oriented Leader Podcast – Episode 2 – Jack McKeon

Dr. Rick Goodman has a conversation with World Series Championship Manager Jack McKeon of the Florida Marlins on what it takes to be a champion on and off the field. This was one of my favorite interviews and Jack McKeon shares his knowledge of what it truly takes to be successful on and off the

The Solutions Oriented Leader Podcast – Episode 1 -Dr. Rick Goodman

  The 5 Traits of A Solutions Oriented Leader All of us respond to problems in different ways. Some of us immediately start turning over that problem in our mind, perhaps looking for the reason that problem emerged or seeking out related problems that may not have dawned on us yet. But others look beyond

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