When is the best time to start leadership development for new hires? That is the question we answer in today’s episode. Patrick Veroneau discusses how organizations can attract, retain, and develop employees in this competitive market. He emphasizes that instead of focusing on concepts such as DEI, we should focus more on behaviors that breed that culture and environment. He boils down these behaviors into six “cables” that will build a strong bridge between leader and employee: congruence, appreciation, belongingness, listening, empathy, and specifics. Learn more about their model for leadership development by tuning in.
Knowing what causes you to act the way you do is essential, whether you’re a leader or an employee. When you understand the nature of human behavior, you can make informed decisions better because you get to know why you do things that are not so good for you. Join your host Patrick Veroneau as he sits down for a conversation with Luca Dellanna about the nature of human behavior. Luca shares comprehensive, in-depth insights on the link between brain science and the practical things we do every day. He emphasizes how much your actions depend on what you want to achieve in life. Tune in to learn how you can motivate yourself to take action for positive outcomes and fight the resistance to change.
There’s no one formula for success in entrepreneurship and family life, but there are some qualities that successful people in both areas share. In this episode, Justin Breen, the Founder and CEO of BrEpic Communications, reflects on what has changed since the pandemic two years ago and what top entrepreneurs in the world have in common. He also introduces his new book on how to succeed at home and professionally. With over 20 years of experience in the media business, Justin has won dozens of editing and writing awards and authored countless viral stories.
Focusing on one’s health and wellness is important, especially in this day and age. But wellness is more than just your diet and your fitness. Here to introduce a 360-degree approach to self-care are Tina Mundy and Erin Montgomery, creators of The Mundy Method. This mother-daughter duo emphasizes a focus on mindset on top of nutrition and exercise in their approach to holistic health. In this episode, they chat with host Patrick Veroneau about the benefits of this model and how they’re helping not only individuals but organizations to improve the quality of life and well-being of their people. It’s not just about taking care of yourself but also having that support from a community that really brings it home. Stay tuned to learn more about The Mundy Method and how it can help you.
The recent pandemic has certainly changed our perspective, making us reflect on how we lived our lives, our goals, and what is important to us. If you are going through transitions in life and are in pursuit of financial freedom, you cannot miss this episode of Learning from Leaders!
The past few years have been difficult for all of us. The pandemic has affected us both physically and mentally. Although it is slowly getting back to normal, we can’t remove the fear of uncertainty and chaos just around the corner. This is why in this episode, Chris Littlefield of Beyond Thank You shares the importance of appreciation for people to move forward and overcome these difficult times. A great leader knows how to build meaningful relationships with his people. The power that it can bring is very evident. People would gain more courage, motivation, and positivity. Listen as Chris cites examples and instances of what a simple appreciation could bring to the table!
When you read a phrase like “bossy girl” on a company name, you probably won’t know what to make of it. This was how our host Patrick Veroneau felt when he heard about Bossy Girl Leadership, whose founder graces today’s episode. Kristal Murren will tell us today exactly why her business’ name makes sense despite all the negative connotations of the phrase. For too long, society has equated the “bossy girl” archetype to women who have a purpose, a mission, and a voice. But is it really a bad thing? A big, resounding NO, Kristal says, and you’re about to find out why. After listening to this episode, you will understand why when somebody calls you “bossy”, you might as well say, “Thank you.”
What is your leadership formula? Former AstraZeneca executive, Larry Freedman, has recently developed a success strategy for leaders of different organizations; the Leadership Success Sequence. Larry talks to Patrick Veroneau about how this special sequence allows leaders to perform effectively and contribute greatly to their companies. Larry discusses why it’s important to tap into employee engagement and enhance the employee experience that each person is having. Listen in as Larry takes us in on his knowledge of the pharmaceutical world and sets out on the next phase of his journey to help others become better leaders.
The world is a crazy place right now, with the pandemic and violence. People really need to find ways to prevent these issues from rising. This is where the book, Strengths-Based Prevention comes in handy. Join Patrick Veroneau as he talks to the authors of Strengths-Based Prevention, Dr. Sherry Hamby and Dr. Victoria Banyard. Sherry is a research professor of psychology at the University of the South. She is also the Director of Life Paths Research Center. Victoria is a professor in the School of Social Work at Rutgers. Learn more about their book and why the prevention of drug abuse, suicide, and sexual abuse is tougher than you think.
Now more than ever, it has become salient that the way leaders have led before needs to change and adapt to the new environment forced onto the world by the ongoing pandemic. But how do we bridge the divide between employee disengagement and organizational excellence? In this episode, Patrick Veroneau breaks down the C.A.B.L.E.S. Model of Leadership. His model focuses on six “cables” to build a stronger bridge between leaders and their teams: congruence, appreciation, belongingness, listening, empathy, and specifics. Gain valuable insights on team building and creating a healthy and productive culture by tuning in!
Tom Dahlborg wrote The Big Kid and Basketball to tell the world how his son Tommy endured child bullying and what must be done to end such an attitude. Now, he releases a second edition to include brand new advice after learning that his son tried to commit suicide years ago because of being bullied. He joins Patrick Veroneau to discuss his new insights about addressing bullying, particularly the things parents must avoid doing and the best approach from the lens of healthcare. He also talks about the needed work to put bully coaches in check and revamp workplaces that value incentives more than compassion.
How do you lead and inspire employees when working from home? Increase the quantity of face-to-face to help compensate for the lack of physical experience of working together. Patrick Veroneau’s guest in this episode is Rich Salon, the Employee Relations Consultant at HR Sanity.
The April 2021 US Labor Report showed more people quit their jobs than at any point since 2001. There are a lot of factors, such as the pandemic, as to why the report is like that. However, this is still very scary for most companies because an employee that is unhappy is not 100% optimal for your business. Join your host, Patrick Veroneau, as he explores the leadership behaviors that will encourage employees to quit or stay.
Mental health issues have become even more felt in this time of the pandemic. With social isolation along with the uncertainties surrounding us, we can’t help but feel even more depressed and anxious. Diving deep into this very timely topic, Patrick Veroneau brings to the show Dylan Roberts from the Coast Guard Academy to shed light on the silent struggles many are facing with their mental health. Dylan talks about his journey through depression and suicidal ideation and how he was able to overcome them. He shares some of the things we need to do to have those tough conversations and develop the coping skills to deal with some of the difficult moments that come and go. What is more, Dylan then lets us in on his upcoming book, where he gives a peek into his own struggles and reminds us that it is okay not to be okay. Everyone is fighting their own battles. What all of us can do is by being kind to one another because kindness has a ripple effect with no logical end.
While the empire comes first approach may have worked in the past, it’s not going to get where we want to go in the 21st century. We need a new model which disperses power and not collect it. Joining Patrick Veroneau on today’s podcast is Kevin Hancock, the author of The Seventh Power: One CEO’s Journey Into the Business of Shared Leadership. Patrick and Kevin dissect the concept of shared leadership, highlighting the importance of having every individual share their voice in order for any organization to succeed. Tune in to learn more about this new leadership model.
Psychological safety is important especially in the environment that we’re in. Even if the workplace has experienced seismic shifts in terms of what is going on, employees should still feel safe to take risks and be vulnerable in front of the team. To shed some light on this topic, Patrick Veroneau is joined by the Co-founder of Aristotle Performance and Managing Partner for North America for System 2, Neil Pretty. Neil collaborates with leaders to create high-performance learning environments. If you’ve ever wondered what psychological safety is or why it is important within organizations, communities, or homes, for that matter, then this is an episode you’re going to want to stick around for.
Unlike desires or dreams, our thoughts and feelings don’t reside in our minds alone. The body holds your physical health and your ability to function. But the mind houses your spirit and your motivation to function. On today’s show, Dr. Krishna Bhatta is with host Patrick Veroneau to talk about how the mind and body are closely connected to improving one’s mood and overall health. Dr. Krishna shares his journey on how intermittent silence changed him and how this had been a useful practice in his daily life. He shares how slowly practicing, same time (for 10 mins), same place for certain weeks or months, you will start to open new doors and work from the inside out.
Depression has its way of convincing you that there is no way out of the darkness you are in. Tracey Maxfield was able to overcome that, escaping the rabbit hole of depression and, now, helping others do the same. She joins Patrick Veroneau to share with us her journey of coming out of that in this honest, raw, and hopeful episode. Bringing her book, Escaping the Rabbit Hole: My Journey Through Depression, Tracey talks about what it was like experiencing an acute depressive episode, how she battled through it, and recognized that there is hope. She shows others that there will always be a way out, even when it feels like all hope is gone. This conversation is particularly for those who have struggled and are struggling with difficult moments in their lives. Allow Tracey to remind you that tomorrow could be better. Join her as she shares the kind of mindset we need to have, as well as how we can impart that to our children as they grow up and face the realities of the world.
From Heart To Head And Back Again: Making Healthcare Better From Both Sides Of The Slate With Tom Dahlborg. It’s probably fair to say that most health leaders are genuinely concerned about making healthcare better. However, not all decisions coming from above translate well into practice from the patients’ perspective.
The line that distinguishes depression and burnout from each other is somewhat unclear. But what is certain is that to mitigate these, a significant change in the working environment is needed. This is what Dr. Lisa Rotenstein sought to answer in her study with Dr. Constance Guille, with the aim to create a healthier working environment for healthcare professionals. She joins Patrick Veroneau to dissect her research findings, explaining how understanding the overlapping factors of depression and burnout can help leaders analyze and improve their workplace culture. Dr. Rotenstein also emphasizes how this can transcend into other industries and professions, especially today when most companies are in remote setup and team building is challenged.