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Permission to Speak – Leadership Blog – Kelly Vandever Interviews Nora Burns on Bad Managers and the Undercover Employee

Permission to Speak

Video Blog & Podcast

Hosted by Leadership Communications Expert Kelly Vandever

Permission to Speak is the video blog and podcast that loiters at the intersections of leaders who want their people to speak up, technology that facilitates connections, and results that serve an organization’s higher purpose.
Our guest for this episode:  Nora Burns
 

Topics discussed:

– Building cultures of respect

– Examples of good bosses and bad bosses

– The Undercover Candidate

– The Undercover Employee

– HR Undercover

– The job interviewing process

– The onboarding process

– Trend #1: Bad Math, not …

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Permission to Speak – Leadership Blog – Kelly Vandever Interviews Sean Glaze on Building Better Work Teams

Permission to Speak

Video Blog & Podcast

Hosted by Leadership Communications Expert Kelly Vandever

Permission to Speak is the video blog and podcast that loiters at the intersections of leaders who want their people to speak up, technology that facilitates connections, and results that serve an organization’s higher purpose.
Our guest for this episode:  Sean Glaze

Topics discussed:

– Wearing the same uniform or working for the same company doesn’t make you a great teammate

– Have to be willing to be bad long enough to get better because you do …

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Leaders: Help Your Team Deal with the Emotions of an Acquisition

 

By Kelly Vandever

I went through several acquisition while part of corporate America.  Sometimes I belonged to the company being acquired.  Other times, I was part of the acquiring company, and I was twice asked to manage a team that was part of one of those acquisitions.

 

When you’re in a leadership position, it’s important to help your employees deal with the emotional toll that comes along with being part of the acquisition process.

 

Consider how you can coach your employees to control what they can control.

 

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Permission to Speak – Leadership Blog – Kelly Vandever Interviews Per Scholas Leaders Ken Walker, Jerome Dazzell, and Emalee Rodriguez on Building a Cohesive Culture with Disbursed Teams

Permission to Speak

Video Blog & Podcast

Hosted by Leadership Communications Expert Kelly Vandever

Permission to Speak is the video blog and podcast that loiters at the intersections of leaders who want their people to speak up, technology that facilitates connections, and results that serve an organization’s higher purpose.
Our guest for this episode:  Per Scholas Leaders
Ken Walker, VP of National Site Operations; Jerome Dazzell, Director of Information Systems; and Emalee Rodriguez, Talent and Internal Communications Manager

About Per Scholas:  Per Scholas is a national nonprofit that drives positive and proven social change …

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Permission to Speak – Leadership Blog – Kelly Vandever Interviews Kevin Monroe on Servant Leadership and Our Higher Purpose


Permission to Speak
Video Blog & Podcast
Hosted by Leadership Communications Expert Kelly Vandever
Permission to Speak is the video blog and podcast that loiters at the intersections of leaders who want their people to speak up, technology that facilitates connections, and results that serve an organization’s higher purpose.
Our guest for this episode:  Kevin Monroe

Topics discussed:
–  The importance of leadership to people’s lives

–  Women leaders

–  Living into your higher purpose

–  The longing for significance

–  What do you do that makes time just fly by

–  What do you …

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Permission to Speak – Leadership Blog – Kelly Vandever Interviews Jennifer Kahnweiler on Helping Introverts Speak Up at Work

Permission to Speak

Video Blog & Podcast

Hosted by Leadership Communications Expert Kelly Vandever

Permission to Speak is the video blog and podcast that loiters at the intersections of leaders who want their people to speak up, technology that facilitates connections, and results that serve an organization’s higher purpose.
Our guest for this episode:  Jennifer Kahnweiler

Topics discussed:

Jennifer’s journey with introverts began with her marriage to her husband Bill
Introverts recharge internally, being alone, going within
Extroverts recharge by being around others
Another qualitied of introverts is they’re …

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8.5 Ways to Speak Up and Add More Value to Your Organization

by Kelly Vandever

Want to keep your job?  Want to get a better job?  Find ways to add value at work!

One of the reasons people come to this site it to improve their public speaking they can get better at speaking up at work.  One way to show your value at work is to be able to present important information in a professional manner.  But there’s more ways that are important to speak up at work.  Consider these.

Tell your manager what change you want to make – …

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Permission to Speak – Leadership Blog – Kelly Vandever Interviews Deb Lavoy on the Narrative of Your Business

Permission to Speak

Video Blog & Podcast

Hosted by Leadership Communications Expert Kelly Vandever

Permission to Speak is the video blog and podcast that loiters at the intersections of leaders who want their people to speak up, technology that facilitates connections, and results that serve an organization’s higher purpose.
Our guest for this episode:  Deb Lavoy

Topics discussed:

Solving problems that actually mean something to people
Selling products & value propositions
Narratives from the visionary through to the details that make it real
How narratives take over …

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Permission to Speak – Leadership Blog – Kelly Vandever Interviews Paul Smith on Storytelling for Leaders

Permission to Speak

Video Blog & Podcast

Hosted by Leadership Communications Expert Kelly Vandever

Permission to Speak is the video blog and podcast that loiters at the intersections of leaders who want their people to speak up, technology that facilitates connections, and results that serve an organization’s higher purpose.

Our guest for this episode:  Paul Smith

 

 

Topics discussed:

Storytelling is an important component of leadership
Noticed that role model leaders were also great storytellers
Great book, “Made to Stick” by Dan and Chip Heath

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When Should A Leader NOT Have All the Answers?

by Kelly Vandever

At my second duty station in the Navy, I was second in command when my boss put me in charge of a special project team formed to solve a specific issue we were having in the organization.

The command was the Navy equivalent of a Human Resources department for the Naval Air Station in Pensacola.  One of our responsibilities was to process travel claims for sailors who were transferring to the base or …

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