Communication is challenging enough on a good day. When stress goes up, communication can go down. The results can snowball into an avalanche. David Maxfield, New York Times bestselling author, keynote speaker, and leading social scientist for organizational change shares insights that will improve your ability to adapt to change in the workplace (and at home for that matter). Whether you're a leader trying to lead under pressure or an employee trying to survive a leader that can't, David will share some practical tools that you'll be able to use this week.Read More
Welcome to the Trench Tested Podcast. You don't have to have an earthquake to feel like you're leading in a disaster zone. When times get tough, some people become unstoppable. Hang around here and you'll find out how. Get ready to hear unforgettable stories, learn powerful strategies and get actionable ideas. You'll get a behind-the-scenes look at people who have been in the trenches and refused to give up. Their stories may make you a bit uncomfortable because they'll challenge you to stay engaged, do hard things and make a positive impact on the world. Welcome to Trench Tested.
I look forward your comments, insights, and ideas.
Dan Rockwell's blog has been listed as the #1 most shared leadership blog in the world. His posts are less than 250 words but these insights are highly concentrated and filled with gold. In this podcast Dan and I explore some of the most important leadership lessons that he's learned over the past 12 years since he started the blog.Read More
If you're getting discouraged because times are tough and you're wondering what you're doing wrong, this episode is for you. Michelle McQuaid has a wealth of information. She has been featured on Forbes, the Harvard Business Review, the Wall Street Journal, and others. She is a super-star in the world of positive psychology. Grab a cup of coffee and take a listen. You'll be glad you did.Read More
Life is like walking on a glacier. If you're smart, you'll rope up with other people. Too many people learn this the hard way. If you're feeling the pressure increasing in your life, it's time to rope up. Listen to this episode to understand why.Read More
As a leader, it is easy to get off course when the pressure increases. In retrospect it's obvious. In this episode, you'll learn how to increase your awareness so you can make adjustments and stay on course when times get tough.Read More
These two beliefs, that are commonly accepted as true, have the potential to have a profoundly negative impact on you at work. They also have a negative impact on the people and teams around you.Read More
Addressing professional burnout in healthcare is a complex subject. It is not enough to just tell people to be stronger. It is not enough to just look at the system. It requires an integrated approach and it requires commitment. Dr. Clif Knight of the AAFP has both.Read More
Anna Liotta is one of the top experts in the world when it comes to generational issues. In this episode, we take a look at how the different generations respond to stress in the workplace. There are plenty of nuggets! Learn how the different generations tick and what ticks them off.Read More
Tanmeet Sethi, MD has suffered in ways most of us will never comprehend. She was kind enough to share her life-changing insights in this podcast that is loaded with great advice for those that are struggling with work, relationships, or just plain old life.Read More
There is a lot of talk about the lack of workplace engagement because it costs organizations billions and billions each year. But, what if you're not the CEO; you're just trying to get your work done and make your team successful. But, you've got someone that just shows up "for the paycheck" and you get stuck with all of their work when you're struggling just to get your own work done. What do you do with that?Read More
I'm joined in this episode by Dr. James Madara, the CEO of the American Medical Association. He recently convened a meeting at the AMA that was attended by a who's who of healthcare leaders from around the nation. The AMA has been hard at work addressing the problem of physician burnout. Dr. Madara discusses some of the resources available through the AMA as well as future strategies to battle burnout.Read More
Mr. Kevin Sowers, the President of Duke University Hospital, joins us to explore what they are doing to battle healthcare burnout. Mr. Sowers is one of eleven healthcare leaders that published a call to action in March 2017 that challenges healthcare organizations acrosst the country to make the focus on burnout a national priority.Read More
Some people fall down like fainting goats when the pressure comes but some people are tough as nails. In this episode I discuss the power of the four primary mindset that people use when they face troubled times. Understanding how to use mindsets is the foundation to becoming unstoppable.Read More