We outline the Mission Objecives of the Rocket Powered Leadership series.
We ask "What's the point?" and examine the significance of Leaders having a personal purpose. We also explore why some Leaders don't have a purpose and consider whether this helps or hinders their role as a Leader.
Direct and resolute, we drive a bulldozer through the barricade of self-importance. We prove that self-awareness is a soft skill which drives hard results, and that pompous arrogance is a formula for Leadership disaster.
A range of Managers can find themselves in a technical or specialist role, senior in an organisation, with few direct reports. Are these Managers, Leaders or not? Caroline Simms of the Park Plaza Hotel joins me, as we examine the potential to lead by influence.
Complexity is seductive, addictive and destructive. Is the world becoming more complex, or are we becoming more aware of the world's complexity? Alexander Knapp of AKC Global joins me to explore the best approaches to tackle the phenomenon.
Part two of our conversation with Alexander Knapp sees us consider how arrogance can lead to downfall, too much analysis can lead to paralysis, and how an imposter in the workplace can foster success.
There are covert Contract Killers in many businesses; they undervalue the worth of human life. Learn to spot the signs of a cold-blooded 'professional killer' and if you have the potential to be one.Available 25 May 2017
We talk to Amy Cooper Hakim, author of 'Working with Difficult People' and find out how to handle the ten types of problem people without losing your mind.Available 20 Jun 2017
How can Leaders remain optimistic and motivational, even when faced with overwhelming odds? We talk to Hazel Correa, the Communications Director at the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation.Available 20 Jul 2017
How are great ideas conceived and turned into reality? Are great ideas doomed without adequate planning and implementation? How can a Leader have assurance that their ideas will be delivered?Available 30 Aug 2017
Information is considered crucial in helping Leaders make the right decision at the right time. We examine the basis of decision making, where decisions go well and where they go wrong.Available 10 Sep 2017
Actions speak louder than words, yet some leaders think words are enough to lead by. We examine the impact of words, how they can have greater impact than actions, and how a leader's 'action' of words can create inaction in their people.Available 20 Oct 2017