Glenn Leibowitz on Developing Your Team to Reach their Full Potential Show Notes

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In this episode of Impact Teams Radio, Implementation Rabbi Tony Sherman interviews Glenn Leibowitz, Director of External Relations of McKinsley & Company in Greater China. Glenn Leibowitz believes that building quality relationships over time will open up more opportunities and mutual advantage to people.

 

Glenn Leibowitz on Developing Your Team to Reach their Full Potential

 

Introduction of Episode

00:25 – Tony introduces guest Glenn Leibowitz.

1:16 – Glenn explains the story behind his blog post “Are You Letting Your People Shine”.

4:55 – Glenn talks about the importance of showing appreciation to people.

6:30 – Glenn talks about how gratifying it feels to help his people and identify their strengths and weaknesses.

8:30 – Glenn talks about skills take time to be developed.

9:32 – Tony and Glenn talks about Greater China’s strategic horizon.

12:55 – Tony and Glenn discusses about building relationships is critical anywhere.

13:45 – Glenn talks about the quality of relationships he has built over a period of time.

17:18 – Tony and Glenn discuss about building long term relationship to people who are on short term assignments.

18:16 – Tony shares about having a blended approach in communication with the help of technology.

20:01 – Tony asks Glenn to come back for another interview in his next episode.

20:13 – Episode Closing

Alex Stephen on Empowering and Building Trust in Your Team Show Notes

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In this episode of Impact Teams Radio, Implementation Rabbi Tony Sherman interviews return guest Alex Stephen. Alex Stephen always has this great interpersonal skill that leads him to motivate and inspire many people.

Empowering and Building Trust in Your Team

 

Introduction of Episode

0:24 – Tony introduces return guest Alex Stephen.

1:05 – Alex recounts his 1st job interview and his story about how he came to the country.

3:30 – Alex talks about his transition from an auditor to a lender.

5:28 – Alex explains his leadership philosophy.

7:24 – Alex talks about how to empower people in a way that it doesn’t setup failure.

9:56 – You have to be honest with your employees and build them up.

12:03 – Alex explains the importance of tone when communicating with your team.

14:28 – Tony explains about the communication in Corporate America and how it is turning to be a trend towards virtual teams.

15:37 – Tony and Alex talk about leadership in the non-corporate environment and its main difference in Corporate America.

17:01 – Tony and Alex discuss how it is when you work with virtual teams.

20:08 – Alex talks about the books that he has written.

21:41 – Alex talks about the commitment he made for his deaf son, what he and his family did for him.

26:18 – Tony summarizes the interview

26:37 – Episode Closing

 

Alex’s Books:

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Alex Stephen on Treating Clients the Right Way Show Notes

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In this episode of Impact Teams Radio, Implementation Rabbi Tony Sherman interviews Alex Stephens. Alex Stephens always has this great interpersonal skill that leads him to motivate and inspire many people.

 

Alex Stephen on Treating Clients the Right Way

 

Introduction of Episode

0:37 – Tony Sherman introduces guest Alex Stephen.

1:12 – Alex introduces himself and shares his educational and work background.

2:37 – Alex talks about his career of being an author, speaker, transformation coach and TV personality.

3:12 – Tony asked Alex to share his favorite quote.

3:33 – Alex talk about his favorite quote from a Chinese proverb: “When the student is ready, the teacher will appear”.

3:42 – Alex said that when we are ready and we make that commitment, we will see opportunities; we will see the teachers and we will get the ideas to move forward.

4:25 – Alex shares his two greatest wins that allowed him to be where he is right now.

5:53 – Alex talks about his past experiences with clients.

7:12 – Alex shares about what he learned from his experience: You have to listen to people, don’t jump to conclusions.

7:42 – Tony summarized Alex’s wins

8:30 – Alex further share his past experience which he considers as a big win in his career.

11:20 – Tony asked Alex to share his greatest challenge or failure that taught him a lot.

13:42 – Alex explained that his greatest challenge or struggle was to say no to clients. He wanted to help them in a different way so he gave clients encouragement and motivation on how to do better.

14:01 – Tony agrees to Alex’s method of converting a negative to positive approach.

17:23 – Tony asked Alex about how he developed his skills

17:28 – Alex gives credit and talks about his grandfather because he learned a lot from him.

18:00 – Alex shares what his grandfather told him: “if you want to be successful in life, you must get up before the sun, don’t let the sun get up before you.”

18:52 – Alex talks about what he learned from his grandfather that in anything you do, you must do it with integrity and must treat people as human beings.

19:38 – Tony thanked Alex for guesting in the show. And also asked the listeners to practice one leadership guide to become a better leader

20:05 – Episode closing

Sandy Sears Deep Dive Episode Show Notes

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In this episode of Impact Teams Radio, Implementation Rabbi Tony Sherman interviews returning guest Sandy Sears. Sandy has a wide array of experience in leadership and management.

 

Sandy Sears on Organizational Transformation and the Positions It Carries

 

Introduction of Episode

0:17 – Tony introduces return guest Sandy Sears.

1:10 – Tony and Sandy talk about transformational positions.

2:31 – Sandy talks about the leadership positions she’s held in the past.

3:26 – “The purest measurement of leadership is influence.”

4:17 – “Transformation enables people to do more than they think they can do.”

5:22 – Sandy talks about the biggest challenges in organizational transformation.

6:51- Discussion about how the actual transformation occurs within an organization.

9:00 – Explanation why companies want to transform.

12:07 – What motivates a person to change?

15:13 – Elaboration about influence being the purest measurement of leadership.

17:17 – Leadership competencies that you need to succeed.

17:48 – Boredom is one of the problems of leadership.

19:31 – Discussion about the culture of the Western Business World.

21:06 – Episode Closing

 

Kerry Patterson’s book:

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Sandy Sears on Enabling Team Members to Perform Beyond Their Limits Show Notes

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In this episode of Impact Teams Radio, Implementation Rabbi Tony Sherman interviews Sandy Sears. Sandy has a wide array of experience in leadership and management.

Sandy Sears on Enabling Team Members to Perform Beyond Their Limits

 

Introduction of Episode

0:28 – Tony Sherman introduces guest Sandy Sears.

0:51 – Tony and Sandy talk about their common friend Jeff.

1:35 – Sandy introduces herself, her background and talks about her interest in music.

5:05 – Sandy also talks about her son Dan and his music.

6:22 – Sandy talks about one of her proudest wins which allowed her to elevate her team’s performance beyond their limits and get a very favorable result.

9:15 – Tony and Sandy talk about having faith in the capabilities of your team to learn and use skill within the constraints of a project timeline.

12:02 – Tony shares how he adjusted work wise when he first came to the U.S.

14:10 – Sandy shares the lessons she learned from her successes. Sandy explained that leaders should treat people with respect and be honest with them while being careful not to sound rude or mean.

16:30 – Sandy said that leaders should be ethically inclined in making decisions.

18:24 – Tony shares a story about how the importance of a person in a company can vary.

19:37 – Sandy shares her story about how she developed as a leader.

21:31 – Tony summarizes the discussions in the episode.

22:40 – Episode closing

 

 

Dan Prindle’s Website:

http://www.danprindle.com/

Dan’s Album

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Steve Lishansky on Creating High Performing Teams by Building Strong Relationships Show Notes

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In this episode of Impact Teams Radio, Implementation Rabbi Tony Sherman interviews returning guest Steve Lishansky, Chief Executive Officer of Optimize International.

Steve Lishansky on Creating High Performing Teams by Building Strong Relationships

 

Introduction of Episode

0:29 - Tony introduces come back guest, Steve Lishanzky.

0:45 - Tony wants Steve to talk more about leadership and how to create a high performance team

1:14 - Steve talks about dealing with clients and dealing with building professional services teams.

2:11 - Most critical way for every good leader is to make sure to have an alignment of the executive team towards the company’s vision, mission and goals.

3:52 - If the team has a better sense of communication, we can have a high performing team and reduce rework.

4:01 - Steve talks about execution.

5:35 - Steve explains the virtue of trial and error

7:07 - When you tune the team, and if they’re aligned and they are all in the same channel, what can happen is incredible clarity with tremendous impact in acceleration and implementation velocity.

10:12 - Steve shares about the struggles of clients.

10:43 - Power of mission and clarity of goals cannot be underestimated. It is the singular, greatest impact clarity of mission, goals after quality of leadership in terms of success.

11:05 - Steve talks about the next step in terms of creating great relationship and alignment.

13:52 - Tony speaks views about clear alignment and standards.

14:15 - Steve explains that leadership takes all the responsibility and give away all the praise.

14:21 - Leaders must be responsible.

16:51 - Activity is no substitute for results.

17:09 - Culture eats strategies for breakfast.

17:32 - Find a team that really loves, respect, enjoys working together. You’ll see amazing results.

19:38 - Tony talks about meeting the standards.

24:45 - Episode closing.

Tim Parker on the Changing Face of Leadership in the 21st Century Show Notes

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In this episode of Impact Teams Radio, Implementation Rabbi Tony Sherman interviews return guest Tim Parker, Executive Coach, Leadership & Management Consultant and Special Project Management. Tim is the President of Parker Resource Management.

 

Tim Parker on the Changing Face of Leadership in the 21st Century

 

Introduction of Episode

1:00 – Tony Sherman introduces return guest Tim Parker.

2:00 – Tony and Tim discuss the difference of leadership then and now.

4:10 – Tony shares how he became a manager.

8:00 – Discussion about how to attain success in professional services teams. “It is the people that is the key to success and not necessarily the infrastructure, technology and the process.”

8:40 – Discussion about how organizations were modeled before and how it evolved.

10:04 – Tony shares how a good leader should approach things. “Purpose is always a key factor.”

13:00 – Tony shares a story about a good model of leadership.

15:55 – A leader needs to understand how to demonstrate his expertise in order for professional services teams to absorb what they need.

18:22 – Tim shares what his favorite book is and explains why it is his favorite.

20:04 – Tim shares his favorite internet tool for current and aspiring leaders.

21:06 – Tim shares one key tip that listeners should ponder on. Tim explains that as leaders, we should focus more on being happy on the moment and not on landing that corner office or making tons of money. Tim says that as leaders, this is what should be done right now.

22:55 – Episode Closing