The Leadership Challenge New And Improved

Best-selling author, Jim Kouzes, joins Robert Thompson and Mike Neiss to share insights from the forthcoming Fifth Edition of The Leadership Challenge his groundbreaking work with Barry Posner. What’s new and what’s affirmed in this new edition? 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. Subscribe to Thought Grenades on iTunes.

Robert Thompson’s Thought Grenades Monday, July 23, 2012

 

How To Leverage The Power Of Trust

Amy Lyman, author of The Trustworthy Leader and co-founder of the Great Place to Work Institute joins Robert Thompson and Mike Neiss to help us learn how to leverage the power of trust to transform our organizations. Just what is a trustworthy leader? What makes them unique? What are the benefits of trustworthy leadership? What is the Virtuous Circle? Learn the answers to these questions and more in this lively conversation. Robert Thompson’s Thought Grenades is live on Mondays at 10 a.m. Pacific. And, you can subscribe on iTunes and listen at your leisure.

Robert Thompson’s Thought Grenades Monday, June 25, 2012

How To Create A Culture Of Belief

Chester Elton, co-author with Adrian Gostick of the new book, All In, joins Robert Thompson and Mike Neiss to share how the best managers create a culture of belief and drive big results. Chester and Adrian also co-authored the New York Times Bestsellers, The Carrot Principle and The Orange Revolution. What was the most surprising finding from their new research? What are the signs your company’s culture is dysfunctional? What is so powerful about belief and why is it so often overlooked in business? These are just a few of the topics jam-packed into this fast-paced show. Listen and learn. Subscribe to Thought Grenades on iTunes.

Robert Thompson’s Thought Grenades Monday, April 30, 2012

How To Become A Leader You’d Want To Follow

Our old friend and colleague Peter Alduino, joins us to share insights from his new book, The Citizen Leader…Be the Person You’d Want to Follow. We’ve been looking forward to catching up with Peter and learning more about his extraordinary work for some time. How can you become a person you’d want to follow? Listen in and learn what it takes to be an effective and highly regarded leader at home, work and in your community.

Robert Thompson’s Thought Grenades Monday, March 26, 2012

The Challenge of Leadership: It’s All About Trust

Best-selling business author, Jim Kouzes joins Robert Thompson and Mike Neiss to share research tidbits from the forthcoming fifth edition of The Leadership Challenge. Plus, we’ll ask him about his leadership Bests and Worsts of 2011 as well. Listen live Mondays at 10 a.m. or subscribe to Thought Grenades on iTunes.

Robert Thompson’s Thought Grenades, December 19, 2011

How To Be A “Plugged In” Manager

Terri Griffith, author of The Plugged In Manager, joins Robert Thompson and Mike Neiss to share insights from her new book that will help you get in tune with your people, technology and organization and thrive. Just what is a “plugged in manager” and why does it matter? Listen and learn. Listen live Mondays at 10 a.m. Pacific or subscribe to Thought Grenades on iTunes.

Robert Thompson’s Thought Grenades, October 10, 2011

How To Earn Credibility

Jim Kouzes, best-selling author of The Leadership Challenge, joins Robert Thompson and Daren Blonski this week to share research insights from the latest edition of Credibility: How Leaders Gain or Lose It, Why People Demand It.  Listen and learn. Subscribe to The Leader as Coach on iTunes.

Robert Thompson’s Leader as Coach, September 26, 2011

Discover The Leader In You

Sara King and David Altman, co-authors of Discovering the Leader in You join Robert Thompson and Mike Neiss to share insights from their new release. The American Council on Education’s Molly Broad has called their book “an excellent guide for both new and seasoned leaders on the unique and complex challenges of leadership in the 21st Century. Sara is the former group director at the Center For Creative Leadership and is principal of Optimum Insights, her consulting group. David is executive vice president of research, innovation and product development at the Center For Creative Leadership.

Robert Thompson’s Thought Grenades, June 27, 2011

 

 

Glenn Hughes…Smart As Hell!

Glenn Hughes…speaker, author and Director of Global Learning for KLA-Tencor Corporation and founder of Smart as Hell, joins Robert Thompson and Daren Blonski to talk about tools.  His mission is to provide tools that provoke deep conversations…Tools that drive alignment… Tools that demand accountability…Tools that spur results…Tools for the workplace and the home. In effect, he offers tools that create the world we want to live in. You might even call him “Glenn the Tool-Man.” We are live Mondays at 9 a.m. Pacific. Listen, learn and subscribe to Leader As Coach on iTunes.

Robert Thompson’s Leader as Coach, June 27, 2011

Jim Kouzes Challenges The Process

Jim Kouzes, best-selling author of The Leadership Challenge and Credibility, joins Robert Thompson and Mike Neiss once again to wrestle with the leadership questions of the day. Jim always brings his usual challenging questions to the table, plus answers derived from great research. Are you up for the conversation? Listen and learn. Subscribe to Thought Grenades on iTunes.

Robert Thompson’s Thought Grenades, June 20, 2011