Restorative Justice: Leadership For The Common Good

mike butlerMike Butler, Chief of Safety for Longmont, Colorado, joined Robert Thompson, Mike Neiss and guest host Peter Block to kick off their first installment of Leadership for the Common Good, a theme Thought Grenades will focus on for the next several months. Chief Butler shared insights around the principles and implementation of  Restorative Justice. What is it? How has it helped Longmont overcome serious issues in their community? Could Restorative Justice have helped solve problems in Ferguson and New York City? Connect with Leadership for the Common Good, a new Thought Grenades series highlighting real leaders solving real problems in real time.

Practical, simple and effective ideas on how you can make a positive difference for yourself, your organization and the world. Oh, and we have fun too! Listen live on Mondays at 10 a.m Pacific, catch it here, or subscribe on iTunes and listen when convenient.

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    What Is Your Resiliency GPS?

    eileen-mcdargh-green-top-headshotEileen McDargh, author of Your Resiliency GPS, joins Robert Thompson and Mike Neiss to offer tips on growing through life and work. Bev Kaye, our friend, colleague and founder of Career Systems International, says Eileen approaches the subject like no other. “She draws on a life of experience, lived fully, and thought about deeply,” says Kaye. High praise indeed. Eileen shares the four skills needed to cultivate resiliency personally and in organizations. What are those skills? Listen and learn. Practical, simple and effective ideas on how you can make a positive difference for yourself, your organization and the world. Oh, and we have fun too! Listen live on Mondays at 10 a.m Pacific, catch it here, or subscribe on iTunes and listen when convenient.

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      How To Create Ridiculously Good Content

      ann handley-3dAnn Handley, author of Everybody Writes, joins Robert Thompson and Mike Neiss to share insights from her best-seller. Everybody Writes is your go-to guide to creating ridiculously good content that attracts as well as retains customers and helps you become an overall better communicator. Because as Ann says, “in today’s content-driven world, writing matters more… not less.” Are writers born or made? And, just what pearls of wisdom are on pages 26 through 32 that will change your approach to writing? You’ll want to tattoo this advice to your forehead. Whether your role in the business world is small, medium or large, you need to devour this book. Practical, simple and effective ideas on how you can make a positive difference for yourself, your organization and the world. Oh, and we have fun too! Listen live Mondays at 10 a.m Pacific, catch it here, or subscribe on iTunes and listen when convenient.

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        How Great Speakers Beat Anxiety Forever

        fearless-speaking-bookGary Genard, author of Fearless Speaking, joins Robert Thompson and Mike Neiss to kick off their 5th year of Thought Grenades radio. Gary shares how we can beat our anxiety, build our confidence and change our life. Do you need to eliminate your fear of public speaking forever? If so, you won’t want to miss this show. Practical, simple and effective ideas on how you can make a positive difference for yourself, your organization and the world. Oh, and we have fun too! Listen live on Mondays at 10 a.m Pacific, catch it here, or subscribe on iTunes and listen when convenient.

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          Changing The World With Thought Grenades

          PBlock color 2010We continue our year-end wrap-up as our good friend and best-selling author, Peter Block, joins us on Thought Grenades today. Peter usually brings a guest he wants to spotlight with him to the show, but today the spotlight was supposed to be on him. We thought we’d take a look at how his efforts in 2014 will make 2015 a better place for all of us to live and prosper. However, Peter came loaded with his own questions to challenge us in the new year ahead. Should we take Thought Grenades to the next level? Can our show really change the world? Listen in and learn what Peter thinks we should do to answer those questions. Practical, simple and effective ideas on how you can make a positive difference for yourself, your organization and the world. Oh, and we have fun too! Listen live on Mondays at 10 a.m Pacific, catch it here, or subscribe on iTunes and listen when convenient.

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            Tom Peters: Perspectives And Predictions

            Tom PetersLegendary leadership icon, Tom Peters, joins Robert Thompson and Mike Neiss to share his thoughts on the leadership lessons from 2014 and predictions for 2015. At least that’s what we’ve asked him to do. However, we know Tom well enough to know we can’t really predict what he’ll say…we just know it will be fun. Listen in as we begin the 2014 countdown. Practical, simple and effective ideas on how you can make a positive difference for yourself, your organization and the world. Oh, and we have fun too! Listen live on Mondays at 10 a.m Pacific, catch it here,  or subscribe on iTunes and listen when convenient.

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              How To Take Control Of Your Communication

              powercuesNick Morgan, best-selling author, noted Forbes columnist and author of the newly released, Power Cues, joins Robert Thompson to share the subtle science of leading groups, persuading others and maximizing our personal impact. Can you really become a master of your body language and your voice? Is it possible to leverage what your intuition is telling you? Do stories really connect you with others in a deep way? Listen and learn. Practical, simple and effective ideas on how you can make a positive difference for yourself, your organization and the world. Oh, and we have fun too! Listen live on Mondays at 10 a.m Pacific, catch it here, or subscribe on iTunes and listen when convenient.

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                How To Make “We The People” Flourish At Work

                edmondsChris Edmonds, author of The Culture Engine, joins Robert Thompson and Mike Neiss to share his framework for driving results, inspiring employees and transforming the workplace. Edmonds says organizations must make values as important in the workplace as performance by creating an organizational constitution and modeling it moment by moment. In this fast-paced half hour, Edmonds tells us how. Listen and learn. Practical, simple and effective ideas on how you can make a positive difference for yourself, your organization and the world. Oh, and we have fun too! Listen live on Mondays at 10 a.m Pacific, catch it here, or subscribe on iTunes and listen when convenient.

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                  How To Seriously Pursue Happiness

                  henry millerHenry S. Miller, author of The Serious Pursuit of Happiness joins Robert Thompson and Mike Neiss to offer his recipe for happiness. Why does happiness matter? What can leaders do to increase employee well-being? Learn the answers to these questions and many more as we explore the benefits of happiness. Practical, simple and effective ideas on how you can make a positive difference for yourself, your organization and the world. Oh, and we have fun too! Listen live Mondays at 10 a.m Pacific, catch it here, or subscribe on iTunes and listen when convenient.

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                    Rebuilding Journalism One Word At A Time

                    chuck petersPeter Block, best-selling author, colleague and friend returns with a new guest of his own. Chuck Peters, from The Gazette Company, joins Robert Thompson and Mike Neiss to share how his organization is rebuilding journalism one word and picture at a time. If, like Robert, you’re totally interested in the fate of quality journalism, you won’t want to miss this episode of Thought Grenades. What is The Gazette Company doing that is so unique? How do print, digital and broadcast work together in this new system? Is this the future of quality journalism? Learn the answers to these questions and many more in this fast-paced half hour. Practical, simple and effective ideas on how you can make a positive difference for yourself, your organization and the world. Oh, and we have fun too! Listen live on Mondays at 10 a.m Pacific, catch it here or subscribe on iTunes and listen when convenient.

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