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LA 077: Let Go and Gain Control

JohnK May 4, 2019

[iframe style=”border:none” src=”//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/9442448/height/100/width//thumbnail/yes/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/334259/custom-color/06416d” height=”100″ width=”100%” scrolling=”no” allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] Encourage One thing that separates the calm and joyful person from the stressed and depressed is a useful balance something known as the locus of control. Someone with an internal locus of control believes that he or she can […]

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LA 076: Where Is That Buck When You Need One?

JohnK January 31, 2019

[iframe style=”border:none” src=”//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/8466344/height/100/width//thumbnail/yes/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/334259/custom-color/06416d” height=”100″ width=”100%” scrolling=”no” allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] President Harry S. Truman had a famous sign on his desk that read: “The Buck Stops Here.” A clear indicator that he accepted accountability for all the decisions of his administration. There are leaders like Truman in politics and […]

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LA 075: Why Joy @ Work Matters

JohnK January 11, 2019

[iframe style=”border:none” src=”//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/8217770/height/100/width//thumbnail/yes/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/334259/custom-color/06416d” height=”100″ width=”100%” scrolling=”no” allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] Encourage Imagine that someone created a red pill that adds years to your life; it reduces the risk of having a heart attack or stroke; cuts your risk of Alzheimer’s disease by more than fifty percent; helps you relax […]

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LA 074: How to Thrive When the Robots Rise

JohnK August 25, 2018

[iframe style=”border:none” src=”//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6966872/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/yes/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/334259/custom-color/06416d” height=”100″ width=”480″ scrolling=”no” allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] There’s a lot of excitement about artificial intelligence (AI) and the potential for robots to autonomously make decisions about what gets done, how it gets done, and who does it. As the technology fast approaches the dreams of science […]

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LA 073: How to Waste Your time Writing a Career Plan

JohnK August 4, 2018

[iframe style=”border:none” src=”//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6879906/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/yes/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/334259/custom-color/06416d” height=”100″ width=”480″ scrolling=”no” allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] “Where do you see yourself in five years time?” This insidious little question invites the interviewee to begin a little game that finishes as a belief built on sand. You guess what your prospective employer wants to hear, and […]

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LA 070: When to be Agile and When to Keep on Keeping on

JohnK April 5, 2018

[iframe style=”border:none” src=”//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6447793/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/yes/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/334259/custom-color/06416d” height=”100″ width=”480″ scrolling=”no” allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] How do we find our purpose to listen to wisdom to rightly choose when to be agile and change and when we should keep on the same track? Wisdom Tenacity and Agility I was at my wits end. Burned […]

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LA 069: Getting to knOW your Audience

JohnK March 6, 2018

[iframe style=”border:none” src=”//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6323733/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/yes/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/334259/custom-color/06416d” height=”100″ width=”480″ scrolling=”no” allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] Part 5 of our series on Being an Exceptional presenter takes us into the OW of KNOWing your Audience. Blame the ‘O’ for millions of people being fearful of presenting at all. And blame the ‘W’ for most presenters failing. It’s […]

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LA 068: The Secrets of Being an Exceptional Presenter Part 4 – Getting to Know Your Audience

JohnK February 3, 2018

[iframe style=”border:none” src=”//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6219997/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/yes/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/334259/custom-color/06416d” height=”100″ width=”480″ scrolling=”no” allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] If there’s one complaint I hear about a presenter’s skills from their boss or a their HR, it’s that they don’t adjust their presentation for their audience. And yet those presenters genuinely believe that they do adjust for their […]