46 episodes

Welcome to Leadership Unlearned.
We we invite you the listener to suspend all that you believe and know about leadership.
We will examine and discuss leadership as it occurs in three levels of system
1) on an individual level –the self,
2) as it relates to teams that you lead and
3)As it relates to leading within a larger system for example within an organisation.
We challenge you to take this unlearning journey with us as we reframe leadership for our reality and to serve our vision as Caribbean people.

LEADERSHIP UNLEARNE‪D‬ Maxine Attong

    • Business

Welcome to Leadership Unlearned.
We we invite you the listener to suspend all that you believe and know about leadership.
We will examine and discuss leadership as it occurs in three levels of system
1) on an individual level –the self,
2) as it relates to teams that you lead and
3)As it relates to leading within a larger system for example within an organisation.
We challenge you to take this unlearning journey with us as we reframe leadership for our reality and to serve our vision as Caribbean people.

    Melissa Senhouse Shares Tips for Leaders

    Melissa Senhouse Shares Tips for Leaders

    Melissa Senhouse is the CEO of Pat and Max Limited and the President of the Greater Tunapuna Chamber of Industry and Commerce.

    She shares how the Chamber is taking leadership in ensuring the safety of the traveling public in the Tunapuna area by collaborating with the police and the service providers.

    She also shares some tips for females who want to make a mark in leadership.

    • 28 min
    Are Women missing in your organization?

    Are Women missing in your organization?

    In Trinidad and Tobago we have a problem. Our young women go missing. Unfortunately some turn up dead.

    Whatever is happening in the larger system is happening in the smaller system.  I have to ask 


    How do women go missing in our organizations?  
    How are women dying in our workplaces?

    In this episode I examine how our young women may be missing and slowly dying in our workplaces. 

    I also discuss how we can prevent or limit this phenomena



    Let me know what you think.

    • 15 min
    Annual Gestalt Caribbean Leadership Conference - Teri Leigh Bovell

    Annual Gestalt Caribbean Leadership Conference - Teri Leigh Bovell

    In this episode I introduce the host and moderator of the 4th Annual Gestalt Caribbean Leadership Conference - Teri Leigh Bovell

    Bovell is a regional personality who combines her love for the arts with her entrepreneurial spirit.

    She asks me about the what's and the why's of the April 29 2021 Leadership Conference - Leading with Equity.You can register for the conference at www.maxineattong.com

    • 30 min
    Decision making with the Duke

    Decision making with the Duke

    So many of us have watched at swooned over the Duke of Hastings form the show Bridgerton. ( Bridgerton is the name of a Netflix fictional drama set in  early 19th century England) 

    While I myself admired the Duke's dashing good looks I paused at his decision making abilities.

    In this episode I examine 2 leadership lessons from the Duke 

    1. His Presence

    2, HIs decision king abilities.

    What other leadership lessons did you receive while watching the Duke of Hastings

    • 13 min
    When Leaders Go Unchecked

    When Leaders Go Unchecked

    We all witnessed the storming of the US Capitol. 

    I've seen this scenario play out albeit on smaller scales in organizations that I have worked within and consulted with.

    There is often the one rogue-leader who says what she wants behaves in a manner that raised eyebrows while other leaders stand by and watch.

    Some questions to consider 

    How is this leader hurting your orgnaistaion?

    Does this leader represent your organisation's  core values

    Why is the behavior of the role leader being tolerated?

    #leadership #leadershipthoughts #thoughtleaders #podcastforleaders #leadershipunlearned 

    • 15 min
    Lessons from a MAGA Loss

    Lessons from a MAGA Loss

    Whenever something is the wider #system attracts a lot of attention I ask myself what lessons does it hold for the smaller system,

    In this episode I look at the lessons from the US elections specifically the reactions of the incumbent President for our organisations.

    • 15 min

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