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Welcome to The Highly Valued Leader podcast where I make it simple for leaders at all levels to amplify their value.  My name is Mel Savage.  I went from working in the mailroom at a small ad agency to senior management at McDonald’s making multiple six figures to running my own multiple six figure executive coaching business.  I’ve had huge successes in my career and epic failures and all of it taught me the World Class leadership mindset and skillsets that I simplify for my clients, and share with you on this podcast. I’ll help you reset your leadership style, demystify the politics and help you become the leader everyone wants on their team.  Get ready for the most honest, direct and revolutionary leadership coaching you’ve ever heard.  Let’s simplify leadership together.

The Highly Valued Leader Podcast Mel Savage

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Welcome to The Highly Valued Leader podcast where I make it simple for leaders at all levels to amplify their value.  My name is Mel Savage.  I went from working in the mailroom at a small ad agency to senior management at McDonald’s making multiple six figures to running my own multiple six figure executive coaching business.  I’ve had huge successes in my career and epic failures and all of it taught me the World Class leadership mindset and skillsets that I simplify for my clients, and share with you on this podcast. I’ll help you reset your leadership style, demystify the politics and help you become the leader everyone wants on their team.  Get ready for the most honest, direct and revolutionary leadership coaching you’ve ever heard.  Let’s simplify leadership together.

    086: Getting Promoted on Your Timeline (not theirs)

    086: Getting Promoted on Your Timeline (not theirs)

    We dive into the essential steps you need to take to secure a promotion at a leadership level.
    We discuss the key skills and qualities that organizations look for in their leaders, strategies for demonstrating your readiness for advancement, and effective ways to position yourself as a strong candidate for promotion. Whether you're aiming for a managerial role or aspiring to climb the corporate ladder, this episode provides valuable insights and actionable tips to help you achieve your career goals.

    When you’re ready to become a top-performing leader, book a leadership strategy session to see if executive coaching is right for you. You’ll learn to simplify your leadership style while amplifying your value inside my 1-1 coaching program.

    Go to https://melsavage.com/chat to book your leadership strategy session now.

    Love the podcast? Show your appreciation by leaving a review.

    • 35 min
    085: Developing Executive Presence

    085: Developing Executive Presence

    In this podcast episode, we delve into the essence of Developing Executive Presence, exploring its building blocks and how to cultivate it authentically.

    Drawing inspiration from a recent Harvard Business Review article, we take a deeper dive into the subject, building on its foundational principles. We discuss three skill sets essential for naturally embodying Executive Presence in one's unique style, offering actionable insights for aspiring leaders.

    When you’re ready to become a top-performing leader, book a leadership strategy session to see if executive coaching is right for you. You’ll learn to simplify your leadership style while amplifying your value inside my 1-1 coaching program.

    Go to https://melsavage.com/chat to book your leadership strategy session now.

    Love the podcast? Show your appreciation by leaving a review.

    • 27 min
    084: When and How to Create a Vision People Believe In

    084: When and How to Create a Vision People Believe In

    In this podcast episode, we delve into the various applications of vision and explore strategies for crafting a compelling vision tailored to each specific use case.

    From organizational missions to personal goals, we uncover the power of vision in driving success and offer practical insights for creating impactful visions across diverse contexts.

    When you’re ready to become a top-performing leader, book a leadership strategy session to see if executive coaching is right for you. You’ll learn to simplify your leadership style while amplifying your value inside my 1-1 coaching program.

    Go to https://melsavage.com/chat to book your leadership strategy session now.

    Love the podcast? Show your appreciation by leaving a review.

    • 31 min
    083: Easy and Productive Feedback Sessions

    083: Easy and Productive Feedback Sessions

    In this episode, we explore how feedback can be wielded as a constructive tool to inspire, foster connection, and nurture critical thinking, transforming it from a weapon of criticism to a catalyst for growth and trust.
    What I will cover today:
    How to use feedback as a tool and not a weapon
    How to use feedback to inspire vs. deflate
    How to use it to create connection and trust vs. conflict
    How to use it to grow your critical thinkers.

    When you’re ready to become a top-performing leader, book a leadership strategy session to see if executive coaching is right for you. You’ll learn to simplify your leadership style while amplifying your value inside my 1-1 coaching program.

    Go to https://melsavage.com/chat to book your leadership strategy session now.

    Love the podcast? Show your appreciation by leaving a review.

    • 38 min
    082: Non-Leaderly Things Bosses Need to Stop Doing

    082: Non-Leaderly Things Bosses Need to Stop Doing

    In this podcast episode, we delve into the non-leaderly behaviors that bosses need to stop doing.
    We explore non-leaderly things (for your people), why you might be doing it, and what to do instead to foster a healthier workplace culture and stronger leadership presence.

    When you’re ready to become a top-performing leader, book a leadership strategy session to see if executive coaching is right for you. You’ll learn to simplify your leadership style while amplifying your value inside my 1-1 coaching program.

    Go to https://melsavage.com/chat to book your leadership strategy session now.

    Love the podcast? Show your appreciation by leaving a review.

    • 37 min
    081: Effectively Managing Up

    081: Effectively Managing Up

    Discover strategies and tactics for mastering the art of managing up as a leader, ensuring effective communication and collaboration with higher-ups for organizational success.
    In this episode, we’re going to talk about what managing up is, three categories for managing up so you can structure your approach, and I’ll also dive into each category with examples of how to do it.
    When you’re ready to become a top-performing leader, book a leadership strategy session to see if executive coaching is right for you. You’ll learn to simplify your leadership style while amplifying your value inside my 1-1 coaching program.
    Go to https://melsavage.com/chat to book your leadership strategy session now.
    Love the podcast? Show your appreciation by leaving a review.

    • 40 min

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