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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.