Leadership Powered by Common Sense

Leadership Powered by Common Sense


Latest Episodes

Are You a Bubble-Wrapped Leader?
October 15, 2019

Bubble wrapping is great for shipping delicate collectibles. But if you sit as CEO, Owner or manager in a company, you cannot afford to let yourself get bubble-wrapped as a leader. Today’s podcast explores how and why you might be getting insulated and...

Leaders Must Impact the Networks Around Them
September 24, 2019

Spend any time at a particular company and you will find yourself part of an informal network. This network is above and beyond the boxes on the org chart. Your ability to build and effectively manage the networks around you might just be the single bi...

Alexa Flash Briefing
August 29, 2019

I’m excited to announce that Leadership Powered by Common Sense is now featured on Alexa Flash Briefings. Check it out here. I’ll be sharing daily insights and ideas for helping you become a better leader.

Kill the Bell Curve
July 02, 2019

Do you believe your team performance follows a bell curve? This is a long-standing belief, but one that is proven wrong in research. Join me in this episode as we explore more valid ways to assess performance and improve employee engagement.

Building Team Trust
June 18, 2019

6 Proven Ways to Make Trust Explode Inside Your Team

The 5 C’s of a Trusted Leader
April 16, 2019

Successful leaders build trust. Building trust is something you must do. Trust underpins every relationship in the workplace – between boss and employee, between colleagues, and between businesses. Trust isn’t something that is inherent; it must be fo...

Leadership Effectiveness Can Work with Simple Triggers
April 09, 2019

In this week’s blog post I explore some simple triggers that can enhance your leadership effectiveness. Here’s the latest episode to explain what I mean.

Father’s Day June 2017
June 29, 2017

Reforming Our View of Fatherhood

Bill Weber, US Army BG (Ret) – Servant Leadership
June 02, 2017

BG Bill Weber was Deputy Commander of the Third Infantry Division when US forces marched on Baghdad. He has 30+ years of leadership training and some very strong ideas about what it means to be a servant leader.

Be a Better Leader
June 02, 2017

Are you a manager who is wondering about being a better leader? There is a difference. Here's a short, simple explanation to get you thinking about leadership at work, at home, or in the community.