PPP 360 | How Hands On Should You Stay? Mistakes That Managers Make, with Dr. Janet Polach

Total Duration 29:33

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Mistakes (New) Managers Make

If you are currently in a management role, do you remember what it was like when you first took on that new position? Do you remember what your struggles were?

Janet Polach joins us today to talk about her book The Seven Mistakes New Managers Make: How to Avoid Them and Thrive. Though it’s a book for new managers, my take is that we could all benefit from being reminded about the traps we can easily fall into as we seek to become more effective leaders.

Learn more about Janet and her book at InTheLead.co.

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PPP 359 | Improve Your Team Culture in 15 Minutes? Brad Federman Tells Us How

Total Duration 38:51

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Developing Culture Beyond the Theory

You know that the culture of your team and organization is critical to your ability to get work done. But here’s my observation: most books on culture stay too theoretical. They share models for understanding what culture is. They have high level processes for transforming culture. And despite nodding my head while reading these books, I find they’re often not sufficiently practical. How do we, in practice, develop culture over time?

That’s the focus of Brad Federman’s new book entitled Cultivating Culture: 101 Ways to Foster Engagement in 15 Minutes or Less. Brad joined us way back in episode 36 to talk about engaging our team members and he’s back with a new book to help us develop our team culture.

Learn more about Brad and his book at BradFederman.com.

For more on this topic of culture, check out the following episodes:

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PPP 358 | How Compassionate Leaders Deliver Results

Total Duration 36:45

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What Is Compassionate Leadership?

In this episode, we’re continuing a series about rehumanizing the workplace. I know from conversations with so many of you that you desire to lead in a way that builds people up and delivers results. It’s not one or the other--it’s both.

Well, that idea of leading with empathy while delivering results is the premise of a new book by Donato Tramuto entitled The Double Bottom Line: How Compassionate Leaders Captivate Hearts and Deliver Results.

In this episode, Donato will talk about what compassionate leadership means--and what it doesn’t mean. He’ll talk about how empathy is part of the equation--but not enough. He’ll talk about the role trust has in compassionate leadership--and how we can take practical steps to increase trust with those we lead. Donato will talk about why he doesn’t particularly like the term feedback, but also how we can help someone improve their performance is a compassionate way. Throughout it all, you'll get to know a genuinely interesting person--someone who is making this world better through his focus on compassionate leadership.

Learn more about Donato and his book at DonatoTramuto.com.

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PPP 357 | Loneliness on Your Team--And What You Can Do About It, with author Steven Van Cohen

 Total Duration 44:42

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The Crisis of Loneliness

One of my least favorite phrases over the last couple of years is the term Social distancing. I understand the idea and I worked to be diligent about keeping others safe. But that’s physical distancing--and that had its place. Social distancing, on the other hand, has been arguably devastating.

My guest today says that, without even realizing it, we are subtly turning our backs on humanity every day. Steven Van Cohen joins us today to talk about his new book entitled Connectable: How Leaders Can Move Teams From Isolated to All In.

It’s a book about the crisis of loneliness and in today’s discussion, Steven talks about the difference between loneliness and solitude. He shares some of the biggest contributors to modern-day loneliness and how we, as leaders, can strive to foster more belonging on our teams. Steven includes ways to help us more easily spot lonely workers and invest in connection. It's a conversation I can't wait to share with you.

Learn more about Steven, his co-author, and their book at LessLonely.com.

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PPP 356 | Why Everything You Know About Relationships Is (Mostly) Wrong, with Eric Barker

Total Duration 46:39

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The Dirty Little Secret of Business

For years I’ve been telling coaching clients that the dirty little secret of business is that everything comes down to relationships. I know: It’s not dirty. It’s certainly not little. And I suppose it’s not a secret--you know relationships are important. But the statistics about relationships are not encouraging and it’s not just because of social distancing during COVID.

Maybe it’s just that we’re busy. Or maybe it’s that what we think we know about relationships is wrong.

Eric Barker joins us again, this time to talk about his new book entitled Plays Well with Others: The Surprising Science Behind Why Everything You Know About Relationships Is (Mostly) Wrong.

In this episode, Eric talks about why the fundamental core of relationships is the stories we tell ourselves. He explains why we stink at reading people--despite thinking we’re awesome at it. Before we’re done with this episode, you’ll know what costly signals are and why it’s important to know about Negative Sentiment Override. Eric will even share some insights on conflict, that can be applied in love relationships as well as at work.

Learn more about Eric and his book at https://bakadesuyo.com/.

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  217. PPP 139 | The Real Reason Why Project Managers and Their Teams Win, with author Fred Kiel
  218. PPP 138 | Eating Frogs and Throwing Skunks on the Table: The People Side of Project Management
  219. PPP 137 | How Project Managers Can Invest Their Time Like Money, with Elizabeth Grace Saunders
  220. PPP 136 | What Science Says About the Happy Project Manager, with Michelle Gielen
  221. PPP 135 | Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives, with Gretchen Rubin
  222. PPP 134 | How Project Managers Can Motivate by Creating Meaning, with author Scott Mautz
  223. PPP 133 | The Most Important Four Seconds for Project Managers, with author Peter Bregman
  224. PPP 132 | Energizing the Burned Out Project Manager, with author Tom Rath
  225. PPP 131 | Honoring a Project Management Legacy, with Max Wideman
  226. PPP 130 | Why Leadership Training Isn't Preparing You to Lead (and What To Do About It), with author Herminia Ibarra
  227. PPP 129 | Less Panic and More Productivity for Project Managers, with author Kory Kogon
  228. PPP 128 | How Project Managers Become Project Leaders, with author Susanne Madsen
  229. PPP 127 | How to Stop Talking About Vision and Actually Create One, with author Rob-Jan de Jong
  230. PPP 126 | The Most Important Lesson You Learned Last Year
  231. PPP 125 | Why Project Managers Who Learn Faster Beat Those Who Know More, with guest Liz Wiseman
  232. PPP 124 | How Adam Smith Can Make You a Better Project Manager, with guest Russ Roberts
  233. PPP 123 | How to Stop Putting Things Off and Start Getting Stuff Done, with Procrastination Expert Piers Steel
  234. PPP 122 | Smart Ways to Accelerate Your Success as a Project Manager, with author Shane Snow
  235. PPP 121 | We're Not Family. But Free Agency Doesn't Work. How to Have Career Discussions with Your Team, with Ben Casnocha
  236. PPP 120 | Mentoring for Project Managers, with Mark Goulston
  237. PPP 119 | How to Be a More Influential Project Manager, with Alfonso Bucero, MSc, PMP, PMI-RMP, and PMI Fellow
  238. PPP 118 | The Remarkable Ways We Gain Insights, With Dr. Gary Klein
  239. PPP 117 | People and Projects Podcast Webinar Replay: Coach Cast and Jim Johnson Interview
  240. PPP 116 | Why Projects Fail (and How We Can Fix That), with Jim Johnson from The Standish Group
  241. PPP 115 | Hire the Younger or Older Project Manager? Does Age Matter?
  242. PPP 114 | People and Projects Podcast Webinar Replay: Power Cues and Invisibles
  243. PPP 113 | The Invisible Project Manager (Who Loves Their Job), with author David Zweig
  244. PPP 112 | How to Read Your Stakeholder's Mind, with Dr. Nick Morgan
  245. PPP 111 | When Consultants are the Problem, Not the Solution
  246. PPP 110 | How to Get Your Ideas to Catch On, with author Jonah Berger
  247. PPP 109 | The Funny Thing About Project Management
  248. PPP 108 | How Project Managers Can Deal With Stupid Feedback
  249. PPP 107 | Negotiating Skills for Project Managers
  250. PPP 106 | How to Fuel the Effective Project Manager

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