19 episodes

Lead Smarter Not Harder is a deep dive into leadership development hosted by Jason Davis. What makes this show different is that it doesn’t stop at highlighting a problem and leaving people wondering what to do. Each episode will include conversations about real problems that managers experience in the workplace, with discussions around easy-to-implement solutions to help individuals stand out as leaders.

Lead Smarter Not Harder Jason Davis

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 2 Ratings

Lead Smarter Not Harder is a deep dive into leadership development hosted by Jason Davis. What makes this show different is that it doesn’t stop at highlighting a problem and leaving people wondering what to do. Each episode will include conversations about real problems that managers experience in the workplace, with discussions around easy-to-implement solutions to help individuals stand out as leaders.

    Running It Back - Highlights from 2021

    Running It Back - Highlights from 2021

    This week we're featuring 4 bright spots from Lead Smarter Not Harder in 2021.  Check out this episode as Jason Davis talks with some of your favorite guests about managing stress, being better problem solvers, and keeping remote teams engaged.

    EPISODE INDEX:
    0:31 - Chris Spurgeon on why managers must be better problem solvers. 
    Full episode: Start Seeing Problems As Opportunities, Not Obstacles

    10:53 - Marcie Stern talks about challenges leaders are facing today with self-development.
    Full episode: Critical Skills and Resources for Leading Remote Teams 

    20:20 - Kellen Casebeer & Braedon Leslie give us 3 things managers can do to handle stress.
    Full episode: What Managers Should Know About Stress

    29:37 - Sean Johnson stops by to talk about creating engaging virtual environments.
    Full episode: Better Ways to Collaborate With Your Team Virtually

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    • 37 min
    How Managers Impact Learning Transfer

    How Managers Impact Learning Transfer

    In this episode, Jason Davis is joined by Fergal Connolly, host of the Learning Transfer Radio Podcast, as they discuss learning transfer and why managers must understand their impact on the learning process.
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    • 41 min
    3 Easy Ways to Show Gratitude to Your Team

    3 Easy Ways to Show Gratitude to Your Team

    This week, Jason Davis talks about gratitude.  Specifically, how to show more of it for your employees and teams.  Jason talks through 3 solid strategies for managers to show more gratitude.  Not just this week but at any time throughout the year.

    Please remember to rate the show 5 stars, like it, and subscribe wherever you’re listening.  We greatly appreciate the support, and it helps grow the show.
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    • 15 min
    Improve Employee Engagement and Retention by Using Management Systems

    Improve Employee Engagement and Retention by Using Management Systems

    In this episode, Jason Davis is joined by Joe Rothbauer, Vice President of Operations at HeatlhIQ, as they discuss job complexity and its impact on employee engagement and retention.   Joe discusses his experience using management systems (Continuous Improvement, Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, etc.) as a tool to decrease job complexity.  Joe also provides tips for managers that want to try using systems with their employees.  This is a great episode and you don’t want to miss a second of it. 

    Please remember to rate the show 5 stars, like it, and subscribe wherever you’re listening.  We greatly appreciate the support, and it helps grow the show.

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    Google: https://bit.ly/3wTaoxU
    Amazon: https://amzn.to/3vN7ydR

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    • 36 min
    Critical Skills and Resources for Leading Remote Teams w/ Marcie Stern

    Critical Skills and Resources for Leading Remote Teams w/ Marcie Stern

    In this episode, Jason Davis and Marcie Stern talk about the critical skills and resources that managers need to thrive while leading a remote team.
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    Show Resources:
    Insights from Korn Ferry CEO Gary Burnison
    Franklin Covey book: Speed of Trust
    DDI: Development Dimensions International
    Zenger | Folkman Insights
    Podcast: Get Better Results By Giving Better Feedback
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    Connect w/ Marcie on LinkedIn: https://bit.ly/2ZozuIS
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    • 50 min
    Setting Great Goals and How To Communicate Them

    Setting Great Goals and How To Communicate Them

    In this episode, Jason Davis tackles a common issue with performance goals today: lack of clarity and communication.  Jason talks about the importance of setting clear goals and how to communicate them to your team. 
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    • 21 min

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