36 episodes

The purpose of this podcast is to inspire and empower every organizational leader from CEOs and senior leaders to middle management to first time leaders and aspiring ones to transform their companies through the power of people. Through interviews with leading experts and top leaders and my own reflections from my experience leading organizational development in the corporate world, my aim is help you make the biggest impact in your area of responsbility and leave a great legacy of high performance through people.

The Alame Podcast: Change Your Company Dr. Fouad M. Alame

    • Management
    • 5.0 • 4 Ratings

The purpose of this podcast is to inspire and empower every organizational leader from CEOs and senior leaders to middle management to first time leaders and aspiring ones to transform their companies through the power of people. Through interviews with leading experts and top leaders and my own reflections from my experience leading organizational development in the corporate world, my aim is help you make the biggest impact in your area of responsbility and leave a great legacy of high performance through people.

    36. Self Care, Wellbeing & Mindfulness at the Workplace

    36. Self Care, Wellbeing & Mindfulness at the Workplace

    A special episode with Gül Sönmez, CEO and founder of Purposeful Vibes, in which we talked about self care, wellbeing and mindfulness at the workplace. Here are some of key takeaways:

    - Leaders can take care of their people by becoming more aware of how they are doing mentally, physically and emotionally

    - It take very simple practices to drive change in the wellbeing of the people

    - In just the last 2 years there has been increase cases of burnouts and mental health issues in the workplace

    - While starting an initiative at work can be led by the leaders, to overcome some deeper challenges and make the solutions become habit, one needs help

    - Seek people who have mastered the area you seek help with, not just experts (who might not have lived/applied what they teach)

    - Simple practices like mind dump, gratitude, meditation, walking can make a huge difference in the well being of the people

    These and much more we covered in this inspiring talk.

    Until the next episode, stay INSPIRED and make the biggest difference in your area of responsibility and beyond.

    For any inquiries, please contact fouad@alame.ch

    • 40 min
    35. How to Be Empowered & Empower Others at Work

    35. How to Be Empowered & Empower Others at Work

    An exciting conversation with Donna Dahl, an empowerment coach, inspirational speaker and self-development books writer. We talk about how to be empowered and empower others at work. Here are some of the key takeaways:

    - To empower others we have to be empowered ourselves

    - Keys to self empowerment is having direction/vision for our life, reading and learning and/or having a mentor we look up to

    - Health is a key area we can control which leads to self empowerment

    - Investing in our energy early in the day has a positive effect of how days unfold

    - To empower others we need to give them space to express their voice and own their decisions

    - Some example questions leaders can ask to empower their direct report:

    - In your opinion, how are we (as a team/department/company) doing?

    - How am I (as a leader) doing?

    - How are you doing?

    - Where would you like to be in 3-5 years from now?

    These and much more we covered in this exciting conversation.

    Until the next episode, stay INSPIRED and make the biggest difference in your area of responsibility and beyond.

    For any inquiries, please contact fouad@alame.ch

    • 40 min
    34. Attracting, Hiring & Retaining 5 Star Employees, Conversation with Heenle Turner

    34. Attracting, Hiring & Retaining 5 Star Employees, Conversation with Heenle Turner

    Another inspiring episode in which we shared insights with Heenle Turner, vice president of ALL IN Company, talking about attracting, hiring and retaining 5 star employees. Some of the key takeaways from our live conversation:

    - How having 5 star employees makes the job of leadership easier

    - 5 star employees are not just skillset but also mindset (e.g. being proactive, passionate, team player, focused on results)

    - Asking questions about situations where the potential employee exhibited the right values and behaviors

    - Being comfortable with silence during the interviews can give you space to see how the potential hires behave and think

    - Retaining 5 star employees requires creating an environment where there is excitement, challenge, celebration, sense of belonging and continuous development

    These and more were covered during the episode. 

    Until the next episode, stay INSPIRED and make the biggest difference in your area of responsibility and beyond.

    For any inquiries, please contact fouad@alame.ch/fouadmalame@gmail.com

    • 34 min
    33. Transform your Influence to Inspire and Lead: Inspiring Conversation with Richard Newman

    33. Transform your Influence to Inspire and Lead: Inspiring Conversation with Richard Newman

    An inspiring episode with Richard Newman, founder and CEO of UK Body Talk. In this episode, we talk about how anyone can transform his ability to influence others. Some of the takeaways:

    - Importance of virtual communication

    - The influence of body language in communication

    - How to master non-verbal communication

    - How leading people means lifting them up

    - The importance of self-awareness to inspire others

    These and much more we covered in our conversation!

    Until the next episode, stay INSPIRED and make the biggest difference in your area of responsibility and beyond.

    For any inquiries, please contact fouad@alame.ch

    • 43 min
    32. Inspiring People to Transform - Conversation with Ian Ziskin, President of EXec EXel Group LLC

    32. Inspiring People to Transform - Conversation with Ian Ziskin, President of EXec EXel Group LLC

    An inspiring episode about how leaders can inspire and mobilize their people to transform and improve in their areas of work, with Ian Ziskin, President of EXec EXel Group LLC. Lots of takeaways from our talk including:

    - The power of truth as key to improve and change things

    - The importance of talent and complementary skills to drive change and transformation

    - Changing before we have to otherwise it might too late

    - Vulnerability is key to be able to get people connected and moved

    - Finding a void/problem and solving it within your workplace/environment is fulfilling and can open lots of opportunities for professional and personal growth (also known as change your company or change your company! :))

    - Reflect on your work and assess if it's really meaningful to you and fulfilling. If not, you might want to explore new paths.

    These and much more we covered in our conversation!

    Until the next episode, stay INSPIRED and make the biggest difference in your area of responsibility and beyond.

    PS. Apologies in advance for the voice quality on this episode which was recorded live on LinkedIn which affected the sound.

    For any inquiries, please contact fouad@alame.ch

    • 54 min
    31. How You Can Use Storytelling to Engage and Mobilize People- Inspiring Conversation with Mark Carpenter

    31. How You Can Use Storytelling to Engage and Mobilize People- Inspiring Conversation with Mark Carpenter

    An inspiring episode about how leaders can use storytelling and its positive impact on employees and the workplace. I got so much energy and insights from this conversation with my guest with Mark Carpenter, author of "Master Storytelling". Some of what we discussed during this conversation:

    - How stories are the best way to engage people and help them understand what we are conveying as leaders

    - How with just little bit of practice we get better at storytelling with times

    - Making the lesson (not us- the leaders) the hero of the story

    - How stories are great vehicle to ensure what is written on wall get acted on in the hall

    And many other insights! I hope you will find this conversation valuable and inspires you to use more storytelling in the workplace. It makes a big difference! Stay INSPIRED and make the biggest difference in your area of responsibility and beyond.

    For any inquiries, please contact fouad@alame.ch

    • 41 min

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