March 31, 2020

Special Guest Interview with Dr. Carroll Greene: What Can Business Executives Learn from Elite Military Operators?

Elite military units such as the Navy Seals, Army Special Forces, Air Force Commandos, and Marine Raiders face unique challenges. Dr. Karen speaks with her guest, Retired Air Force Colonel, Dr. Carroll Greene about the selection and training of these special operators. They also talk about the special skills and qualities necessary for success. Listen to this podcast as Dr. Karen unpacks the parallels for civilian executive leaders.

March 26, 2020

Which Rollout is Better? Perfect or a Little Bit Raggedy?

What are the pros and cons of releasing a product or a service before it is perfect? How might perfectionism be holding you back from success? Listen to this podcast as Dr. Karen talks about the optimal time to schedule your next release. The right timing is a delicate dance between too early, too late, and just right for winning with co-creation.

March 24, 2020

What Leaders Do to Increase Psychological Safety: Insights from the work of Dr. Amy Edmondson

Since according to Dr. Amy Edmondson, “Anyone’s voice can be mission critical”, the real question is, does the work force feel safe enough to add their voice to the conversation? When people speak up and add their voice, there is an 18% improvement in the work of those groups. Dr. Karen shares four actions to take to increase psychological safety in your organization.

March 19, 2020

Executive Actions to Implement During the Corona Virus Crisis – Part 2

How is your organization handling this international and domestic COVID-19 crisis? What is imperative for you to do as the executive business leader? In this podcast, Dr. Karen shares the ground rules and important messaging to minimize contamination and keep your organization healthy and safe. This is the time for leadership and for executives to inspire confidence in both their employees and customers.

March 17, 2020

Executive Actions to Implement During the Corona Virus Crisis – Part 1

How is your organization handling this international and domestic COVID-19 crisis? What is imperative for you to do as the executive business leader? In this podcast, Dr. Karen shares the ground rules and important messaging to minimize contamination and keep your organization healthy and safe. This is the time for leadership and for executives to inspire confidence in both their employees and customers.

March 12, 2020

Four Myths About Teamwork from Dr. Eduardo Salas

Did you know that team development is not the same as team building? Some mistakenly believe that team building is what makes the difference. Using the research of team expert, Dr. Eduardo Salas, Dr. Karen explodes this and other teamwork myths in this podcast? Listen to learn more about the value of team development for high performance teams.

February 27, 2020

Part II: Interview with James Johnson: Insights on Educating the Next Generation

From corporate leader to grade school math teacher, Mr. James Johnson talks about the challenges and successes of teaching math to African American males. Listen to today’s podcast to hear how he uses innovative strategies to ignite imaginations and change lives. He also gives a call to action to today’s corporate leaders.