April 23, 2020

Acknowledge Those Who Support Your Business

Happy Administrative Professionals Day! How do you support those who support you in your executive role? Ideally, your administrative professional frees you up to spend more time on strategic issues and creates systems to make your life easier. How appreciative and thankful are you for their invaluable contributions? Listen to this podcast to gain five powerful ideas from Dr. Karen about how to dramatically increase your support of the administrative professionals in your organization.

April 21, 2020

Times of Refreshing for Front-line Executive Leaders

During this time of the COVID-19 virus crisis, executive leaders carry a heavy load for their organizations. What can you do to refresh yourself during these challenging times? One strategy is to find a place for safe venting, support, and decision-making. On today’s podcast, Dr. Karen shares more about the place of support and she talks about two other ideas for how to refresh your mind and body.

April 16, 2020

Both Business Profitability and Growth Rest on Leadership

We know unprofitable businesses disappear from the business landscape. What about growth, how necessary is growth? Understand the delicate balance between both growth and profitability, it’s not an either/or proposition. Dr. Karen explains the decisions and choice points leaders make to navigate profitability and growth effectively.

April 14, 2020

Team Problem Solving is the Winning Formula

Did you know that high performance teams solve problems together? What happens when the culture does not support collective problem solving? In this podcast episode, Dr. Karen explains the ground rules for getting to the team problem solving winning formula and how conducting experiments is an essential part of the process.

April 9, 2020

Five Steps for Cultivating Resilience

Resilience is your ability to quickly recover from tough times or setbacks. What is the difference between bounce back and spring forward? Listen to this podcast segment as Dr. Karen shares five crucial steps for quick recovery that you can apply and implement in your organization today.

April 7, 2020

Leading Through Tough Times: 12 Executive Actions to Take

The best leaders show up powerfully and visibly during tough times. What are those critical executive actions that make a difference to your workforce when navigating crisis? If you focus on the right actions your organization will sail through the crisis and come out stronger on the other side. Choose the wrong actions and you sink the ship. Listen to this podcast to hear Dr. Karen articulate the 12 Key executive actions for tough times.

April 2, 2020

Happy 25th Birthday TRANSLEADERSHIP, INC.

In this Happy Birthday episode, Dr. Karen reflects on 25 years since launching her company, TRANSLEADERSHIP, INC. She shares some inspiration about the meaning of 25 years, the spiritual underpinnings of the company, a profile of their clients, and how TRANSLEADERSHIP adds value to executive leaders and their organizations.

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.