training

The Last Thing You Need is More Training

A couple of weeks ago, I attended a conference where a behavioral scientist was making a case for the fact that having information does not necessarily lead to behavior change. As I like to put it: it isn’t knowing what to do, but doing what you know, that makes all the difference. While we all accept that we have to know better before we can do better, many of us confuse the former for the latter, and this is where we end up getting held back.

"Self-Awareness and Leadership Training" - An Interview with Beth Wonson | The Transformative Leader Podcast 041

In this episode of The Transformative Leader Podcast, I’m excited to bring you a discussion with leadership expert, speaker, and consultant, Beth Wonson. Beth understands that often traditional leadership training is absent for those moving into leadership positions, leaving them to ill-prepared for the challenges they will face. And even when training is present, it usually falls fall short of equipping people with the skills and mindset they need to thrive and succeed, both in terms of results and satisfaction. All in all, it was a great conversation with great leader doing the hard work of creating more leaders, and I hope you give this episode a listen!

"Developing Leaders in the New Millenium" - An Interview with Scott Eblin | The Transformative Leader Podcast 032

In this episode of The Transformative Leader Podcast, I am delighted to bring you a conversation with a fellow kindred spirit and leadership development professional, Scott Eblin of the Eblin Group. Using his decades of experience in the corporate world, Scott brings unique insight and holistic perspective to bear in his practice, providing powerful and actionable ways for executive level leaders to consistently perform at the next level. While both Scott and I have similar philosophies when it comes to leadership development and training, as well as making our writing style accessible to the masses, he has been in the game for considerably longer than myself, so you won’t want to miss this interview to see where we agree or differ. (Spoiler alert: We agree on everything!)

"Leveraging 'Soft Skills' in Leadership Development" - An Interview with Rebecca Zucker | The Transformative Leader Podcast 031

In this episode of The Transformative Leader Podcast, I am pleased to bring you an interview with Rebecca Zucker, co-founder and partner at Next Step Partners, about the importance of and rationale behind focusing on “soft skills” in professional leadership development, executive coaching, consulting, and training. In this interesting discussion, Rebecca draws on her years of experience and multiple certifications to explain how and why she integrates elements of introspection, existential insight, social psychology, cognitive behavioral theory, dialogical analysis, coherence therapy, and so on, as tools to successfully guide organizations and individuals in overcoming challenges and meeting their full potential.