There’s a large maturity gap among the millennial generation. But to understand the future, we must re-examine the past. Join me on this podcast as I walk you through a history lesson, the four steps to managing millennials on your team and how to bring out their very best!
Earlier in 2018, The Brandon Smith Show was featured live at the SHRM-Atlanta Conference, held at the Cobb Galleria. Karen Hilton, President and Executive Coach at T.A.P. Executive Coaching joined me on stage to talk HR Confessions and what we’d recommend in each situation. This could get stinky!
Carrie Magee, VP and Managing Director of hrQ joins me on the podcast to share three big, scary monsters of change happening now in the workforce. With the right mindset, we can learn to embrace these changes to better ourselves and our careers! Carrie provides tips for doing just that - listen in.
There are many things great leaders must do… but there are also actions leaders must avoid in order to maintain the trust and followership of their team. Ken Keen, Associate Dean for Leadership Development at Emory University's Goizueta Business School returns to the podcast to share three things that can derail leadership and how to avoid them.
Being fired can be a sticky, depressing topic. But on this week’s Leadership Therapy edition of the Show, I’m providing three ways you can rebound after being let go. The key: maintain positivity and focus your viewpoint.
Workloads are up, employee engagement is down and trust is lacking. What can be done to eliminate dysfunction in the modern workplace? On this edition of The Brandon Smith Show, I’m joined by Leadercast Chief Sales Officer, Angela Raub. We discuss challenges today’s leaders face and how to overcome them.
There’s a big difference between stress and burnout. Stress may last for only a day, but the feeling of burnout can impact your way of life for years. On this episode of the podcast, MOVE THINK SMILE author, Elea Faucheron joins me to share the three steps she utilizes to overcome anxiety, depression and avoid the burnout bite! If you feel depleted of energy, take a listen to get your spark back!
Your network, skillset and how you bring value remain important throughout your career. In this Leadership Therapy edition of the podcast, I’m sharing special tips for those over 40 in the workplace. Listen in for the four things you SHOULD NOT do in your career if you’re over 40.
When life throws you curveballs, be resilient! Linda Hoopes, President of Resilience Alliance joins the Brandon Smith Show to share tips for facing life's challenges head on, building your physical, mental, emotional and spiritual energy.
A new formula is revealed! To build relationships, you need trust and intimacy. On this edition of The Brandon Smith Show, we review the Trust Formula and unveil the Intimacy Formula. Plus, I provide guidance on utilizing each, both in the workplace and at home.
Work/Life Balance… does it even exist? In this episode of the podcast, Krysia Waldron, Organizational Psychologist, Coach, Facilitator and Speaker reminds us to embrace the conflict (just because it doesn’t feel right doesn’t mean you’re not doing it right). "The reason there's conflict is because you care about both areas of your life." We talk career advancement, parenting and tips for moving towards more balance.
We live in a world where everything is urgent; due yesterday. So how do we say “no” to a boss or client when our plates are full and each day contains the same amount of hours? In this Leadership Therapy edition of the podcast, producer, Whitney and I role play how to say “no” and uncover some alternative solutions. You know you should say “no” more often, now I’m showing you the way so all parties can win!
“‘It’s my pleasure’ isn’t just something we say; it’s what we do.” Becoming a member of the Chick-fil-A team is a rigorous process. Senior Executive, Dee Ann Turner shares three things the fast food restaurant chain is looking for: character, competency and chemistry. On this edition of the podcast, Dee Ann shares how to find each of these qualities in employees, what it takes to provide “second mile service” and how companies can build an awesome culture within their own organizations.
The rise of the introvert! Speaker and Author, Jennifer Kahnweiler joins me on the podcast to share insights for introverts. Are you an introvert, curious as to how you can lead others? Jennifer says to embrace the way you function best and look at all that you are (introverts are often great planners and amazing listeners)! She touches on how to handle networking events and meetings, what to say when chatting with your boss and more.
The dreaded performance review, if done correctly, doesn’t have to be so dreaded! In fact, regular performance reviews can help foster employee engagement in the workplace. Harold Lewis, Manager at ScottMadden joins me on the podcast to explain how along with next steps for employees who exceed expectations (and those who don’t).
Being busy doesn’t mean being productive. In fact, overworking can have the opposite effect, causing cognitive fatigue and slowing our progress. Marcel Henderson, Founder and President of The C3 Group says we need to build “white space” into our schedules, giving us time to relax and recover. She shares tips for how to do just that in this week’s podcast.
Each member of your team has a different way of thinking, a different way of learning and a different way of communicating. Echelon Communicate President, Melissa Gordon joins me on the podcast to share the MVE method of communicating to connect! By learning each member’s “language” and clarifying roles, we can grow more closely knit teams.
To set goals or not to set goals? My friend, Love & Profit Founder, David Papa returns to the show for a healthy debate surrounding this topic. We get down to the specifics and talk goals vs processes, chasing feelings vs seeking success and ultimately come to an agreement. (Can't we be happy while achieving our goals?) Listen in!
If you want new results, you’ve gotta try new things. We continue our series of tips to help you make 2018 the best year yet with five things you shouldn’t do in 2018. Steer clear of these bad habits and you’ll be well on your way towards a better year!
“In the 21st century, it’s not enough to be a great place to work; it must be a great place to grow.” On this week’s podcast, I jam with Way to Grow INC Co-Founder and CEO, Andy Fleming on just how we as leaders can encourage this growth atmosphere in the workplace. One overarching theme? It all starts from within.
Was the bonus you received last year not all you thought it’d be? Or maybe… it was nonexistent? On this week’s podcast, I’m sharing the three processes you need to start now in order to move towards the bonus you deserve at the end of 2018, whether you’ve been at the same company for years or just starting.
Professional, relationship, health and spiritual goals... the new year is a time of change for many. But what’s the key differentiator between those who just make goals and those who keep them past January 2nd? In this Leadership Therapy edition of the Show, Producer, Whitney and I discuss best practices for setting goals in each of these areas.