22 episodes

Remember the start of The Real World? "Find out what happens when people stop being polite and start getting REAL." That's the inspiration behind this podcast. Leaders will learn from CEOs and others who've landed in a hot mess, and how they got themselves out.

Hot Mess Hotline Stefanie Krievins

    • Management
    • 5.0 • 2 Ratings

Remember the start of The Real World? "Find out what happens when people stop being polite and start getting REAL." That's the inspiration behind this podcast. Leaders will learn from CEOs and others who've landed in a hot mess, and how they got themselves out.

    How this President and Founder used her strategic plan to change everything

    How this President and Founder used her strategic plan to change everything

    In this episode, Sam Julka and her team had to figure out how to use tools in new ways, provide clients with a needed service, and keep their doors open despite everything changing.

    See the full blog post at www.stefaniekrievins.com/how-this-president-and-founder-used-her-strategic-plan-to-change-everything

    Take the Hot Mess Quiz at https://stefaniekrievins.com/hotmessquiz/

    Subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts and share with a mid-level leader who has a hot mess!

    • 32 min
    How a network of trusted advisors helped this CEO pivot to a new strategic plan

    How a network of trusted advisors helped this CEO pivot to a new strategic plan

    For Sam Julka, 2020 proved that strategic planning can sometimes have unintended or unexpected benefits, such as finding yourself with a team of great advisors during a global pandemic.

    See the full blog post at www.stefaniekrievins.com/how-a-network-of-trusted-advisors-helped-this-ceo-pivot-to-a-new-strategic-plan

    Take the Hot Mess Quiz at https://stefaniekrievins.com/hotmessquiz/

    Subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts and share with a mid-level leader who has a hot mess!

    • 32 min
    How 1 Powerful Question Changed an Entire IT Team

    How 1 Powerful Question Changed an Entire IT Team

    In Part 2 of Mike Loggins’ interview, we discuss how his team changed their communication style and how “What can we do to make this work?” became the innovative question they needed to succeed.

    See the full blog post and transcript at https://www.stefaniekrievins.com/how-1-powerful-question-changed-an-entire-it-team

    Take the Hot Mess Quiz at https://www.stefaniekrievins.com/hotmessquiz

    Subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts and share with a mid-level leader who has a hot mess!

    • 35 min
    How This IT Team Couldn’t Change Their Culture and Communication Until They Changed Where They Sat

    How This IT Team Couldn’t Change Their Culture and Communication Until They Changed Where They Sat

    Mike Loggins, a global vice president of IT, and I discuss how to improve communication within a team on this episode of the Hot Mess Hotline. Here’s what it really takes: thinking from a new perspective.

    See the full blog post at https://www.stefaniekrievins.com/how-this-it-team-couldnt-change-their-culture

    Take the Hot Mess Quiz at https://stefaniekrievins.com/hotmessquiz/

    Subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts and share with a mid-level leader who has a hot mess!

    • 30 min
    How a Nonprofit CEO Learned to Overcome Change Management Challenges and Experience Opportunity in the Pandemic

    How a Nonprofit CEO Learned to Overcome Change Management Challenges and Experience Opportunity in the Pandemic

    Part 2 of my conversation with Jim Morris includes keeping perspective, what he’s learned from the pandemic, improving team communication, and what he’d like his legacy to be.

    See the full blog post at https://www.stefaniekrievins.com/how-a-nonprofit-ceo-learned-to-overcome-change-management-challenges

    Take the Hot Mess Quiz at https://stefaniekrievins.com/hotmessquiz/

    Subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts and share with a mid-level leader who has a hot mess!

    • 29 min
    Complex Conflict This CEO Found Himself in for 8 Years

    Complex Conflict This CEO Found Himself in for 8 Years

    Jim Morris, the CEO of Greater Indy Habitat for Humanity, spent 8 years in a hot mess of being consistently in conflict with another local organization that was supposed to be a collaborator, not a distraction.. Learn how he handled it and more in this episode!

    See the full blog post at https://www.stefaniekrievins.com/complex-conflict-this-ceo-found-himself-in-for-8-years

    Take the Hot Mess Quiz at https://stefaniekrievins.com/hotmessquiz/

    Subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts!

    • 33 min

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KitKatCa624 ,

Great advice and easy listening!

I’ve been reading emails from Stefanie for years and love this new podcast. Timely and relevant info that keeps me inspired.

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