The Leader’s Podcast with Maxie Carpenter
Leadership & Timely Chaos

Leadership & Timely Chaos

June 21, 2021

There are times when Leaders should create some discomfort, dysfunction or mild chaos in order to jar the organization or key people out of complacency or misguided behavior. 

5 Ways to Create Your Own Chaos

5 Ways to Create Your Own Chaos

June 14, 2021

We all have behavioral defaults we go to in times of stress or anxiety. Often, those defaults only serve to increase the stress and the chaos that comes with it. Because they're subconscious for the most part, the chaos dulls our level of awareness.  

The CEO’s Dilemma: Short-Term Pain vs Long-Term Gain

The CEO’s Dilemma: Short-Term Pain vs Long-Term Gain

June 8, 2021

Leaders who put people first, face fewer dilemma's in their decision-making. The data doesn't lie about the results, both financially and culturally, of organizations with a healthy balance between both. They're willing to suffer short-term pain for long-term gain. 

Punish Them for Cause! That’ll Show Em!

Punish Them for Cause! That’ll Show Em!

June 1, 2021

As a leader, if the best you can do is default to policy or protocol, when a challenging issue or crisis arises, then you need to check yourself before you wreck yourself and everyone else in the process. 

Leading Through Resistance

Leading Through Resistance

May 24, 2021

We live in an environment of more resistance to just about anything I've seen in my lifetime. The reality is that most leaders are great when times are good, but not so great in times of crisis. Leading through resistance is a skill set not many have. 

If You’re Going to Take the Risk, Have a Plan

If You’re Going to Take the Risk, Have a Plan

May 17, 2021

Organizationally, change has to start at the top. Where's there's a significant RC Factor (Resistance to Change) in the culture, that change oftentimes has to start with the individual. If you're going to take that risk, have a plan. 

Myopic Leadership

Myopic Leadership

May 10, 2021

Myopia is shortsightedness and we're seeing an epidemic of Myopic Leadership today that borders on the incomprehensible! 

The New Workplace Demands New Leadership

The New Workplace Demands New Leadership

May 3, 2021

The combination of COVID-19, the toxic political cycle that never stops and the culture war in the country has created a White Storm of New. That new is a new workplace requiring a new leadership.  

Leaders Post-COVID Must Focus Holistically

Leaders Post-COVID Must Focus Holistically

April 26, 2021

When organizations become dysfunction, inefficient, or ineffective it's primarily because they get so focused on process that they lose sight of the whole of organization, especially their people. That kind of Leadership doesn't cut it anymore. 

Do You Make Everyone Around Your Better?

Do You Make Everyone Around Your Better?

April 19, 2021

There are average leaders and then there are elite leaders, which are those that make everyone around them better. Which are you?

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