Why Leaders Fail – Episode 9

by Dr. Rick Goodman on May 10, 2019

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 the most common reasons that I have found over the last 30 years to be the core reasons why leaders fail.… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanWhy Leaders Fail – Episode 9

Transformational Leaders Have to be Great Listeners

by Dr. Rick Goodman on January 24, 2019

One of my favorite things to talk about is transformational leadership—and the more I coach and present on this topic, the more I become convinced in the centrality of active listening.

Here’s why: To be a true transformational leader—an agent of change at your company—you’ve got to constantly be open to ways things could be improved, problems that need to be solved, efficiencies that might be enhanced and increased.… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanTransformational Leaders Have to be Great Listeners

Understand Your Own Motivation

by Dr. Rick Goodman on September 26, 2018

Different people are motivated by different things. As a leader, it’s helpful for you to know what motivates your team members. But even more foundational, I think, is knowing what motivates yourself.


There are a number of reasons for this, but foremost among them is this: When you know what motivates you, you can have a better sense of what will keep you happy in the long run.… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanUnderstand Your Own Motivation