How The Leadership Challenge Is Changing Our World…One Leader At A Time

Jim KouzesBest-selling author and colleague, Jim Kouzes joins Robert Thompson and co-host Mike Neiss to share what’s new in The Leadership Challenge world. The TLC philosophy seems to be making in-roads into the Middle East. What might that mean for all of us? Also, we will continue our Leadership for the Common Good theme and delve into what TLC has done to change the world outside of the corporate halls. Leadership for the Common Good is a new Thought Grenades series highlighting real leaders demonstrating real leadership and 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 Mondays at 10 a.m Pacific, catch it here, or subscribe on iTunes and listen when convenient.

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The Leadership Challenge Goes To School

9781118390078.pdfBest-selling author, Jim Kouzes returns with Robert Thompson and Mike Neiss to share what’s new in The Student Leadership Challenge second edition. Based on the time-tested concepts and reseach from The Leadership ChallengeThe Student TLC is a clear and accessible guide to The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership. It incorporates stories from real students with language that is useful for emerging leaders of all ages. 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 to Thought Grenades live on Mondays at 10 a.m Pacific, or subscribe on iTunes and listen when convenient.

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Making Extraordinary Things Happen In Asia And Beyond

9781118518519 cover.inddOur friend and colleague, Jim Kouzes, co-author with Barry Posner of The Leadership Challenge, returns to share thoughts from their latest book, Making Extraordinary Things Happen In Asia: Applying The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership. Jim also shares insights from their first foray into the  E-Book category, Great Leadership Creates Great Workplaces and teases us a bit on what’s to come with the upcoming version of The Student Leadership Challenge. (Hint: TLC might be making its way into the halls of grammar schools.) Listen live Mondays at 10 a.m. Pacific or subscribe to Thought Grenades on iTunes and listen at your leisure.

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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

 

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

Ethics, Metaphors and Profits…How Our Judgments Are Shaped

Ron Crossland, author of The Leader’s Voice and the upcoming Voice Lessons returns with Robert Thompson and Mike Neiss to share his end of year communication thoughts and some new research he’s been working on. Is ethical behavior innate or learned? How do we use metaphors to shape our judgments? And to what degree do profits change our opinions about ethical leadership behavior? These are just a few of the questions we tackle in this rare “overtime” show. Listen and learn. Subscribe to Thought Grenades on iTunes.

Robert Thompson’s Thought Grenades, December 12, 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

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

 

 

How To Build a Great Workplace

What is a great workplace? How is it built? How do you keep it going? Why does it matter anyway? The answers to those questions and more are shared this week as Robert Thompson and Mike Neiss are joined by authors Michael Burchell and Jennifer Robin. Their book, The Great Workplace: How to Build it, How to Keep It, and Why It Matters is the focal point in today’s program. The Great Place to Work Institute has been researching great workplaces for 30 years, and in the millions of employee interviews and survey comments, it is clear that trust, pride and camaraderie are the relationships that matter. Listen and learn.

Robert Thompson’s Thought Grenades April 18, 2011