66 episodes

Leading Up is a top-ranking leadership podcast to help you work, lead, and live differently. In Season 6, we’re continuing our focus on GenAI, while digging into the difference between effective and ineffective leadership. We’ll also shine a light on storytelling, and how it can help aspiring leaders communicate better. Alan Todd, VP of Leadership Development at Udemy, sits down with some of the most thoughtful and exciting leaders, practitioners, and thinkers. Together, we’ll help you unlock your potential and become an even better leader.

New episodes drop every Wednesday, so be sure to follow the podcast to never miss an episode. Leave us a rating and review if you like what you hear.

Learn more about Udemy Business at https://bit.ly/udemy-podcast.

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    • 4.4 • 59 Ratings

Leading Up is a top-ranking leadership podcast to help you work, lead, and live differently. In Season 6, we’re continuing our focus on GenAI, while digging into the difference between effective and ineffective leadership. We’ll also shine a light on storytelling, and how it can help aspiring leaders communicate better. Alan Todd, VP of Leadership Development at Udemy, sits down with some of the most thoughtful and exciting leaders, practitioners, and thinkers. Together, we’ll help you unlock your potential and become an even better leader.

New episodes drop every Wednesday, so be sure to follow the podcast to never miss an episode. Leave us a rating and review if you like what you hear.

Learn more about Udemy Business at https://bit.ly/udemy-podcast.

    Identify Your Leadership Wobble to Work Faster and Better

    Identify Your Leadership Wobble to Work Faster and Better

    In our first episode of Leading Up’s sixth season, Alan Todd sits down with Dr. Frances X. Frei of Harvard Business School. Frances’s new book with her wife and research partner Anne Morriss is called Move Fast and Fix Things, and she walks Alan through the steps every organization or team must take before they can realize explosive growth.

    Listeners will take away valuable lessons about building trust within an organization, and how to make sure you’re diagnosing the root of your business problems, rather than just their symptoms.

    Learn more about Udemy Business at https://bit.ly/udemy-podcast.

    • 39 min
    The 7 Rules of Power – And Why You Should Develop Yours

    The 7 Rules of Power – And Why You Should Develop Yours

    Alan Todd sits down with Dr. Jeffrey Pfeffer of the Stanford Graduate School of Business to talk about one of the last remaining “dirty words” of business: power. From this rousing discussion of Pfeffer’s research and his latest book, 7 Rules of Power, listeners will learn the steps they can take immediately to develop their own ability to influence others at work and advance in their careers.

    Learn more about Udemy Business at https://bit.ly/udemy-podcast.

    • 32 min
    Leadership and Management Are Not the Same

    Leadership and Management Are Not the Same

    Dr. Barbara Kellerman is a Fellow and Founding Executive Director at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Center for Public Leadership, and she’s dedicated to the study of leadership — focusing on the good and the bad. Through her study of leadership on the world stage, Barbara has gleaned insights that can be used by leaders — and, crucially, followers — in the corporate sphere. 

    Through this interview, listeners will learn about the key tenets of good leadership, and why being a “follower” doesn’t mean you lack power or influence. 

    Learn more about Udemy Business at https://bit.ly/udemy-podcast.

    • 34 min
    Your Team Needs a Strategy

    Your Team Needs a Strategy

    Dr. Roger L. Martin, named the world’s foremost management thinker by Thinkers50 in 2017, is one of the few leadership thinkers to successfully marry theory and practice in the field. He joined host Alan Todd to dig into the difference between having a plan and an integrated strategy, and how listeners can adopt the Playing to Win framework to make strategic decisions about their own careers.

    Learn more about Udemy Business at https://bit.ly/udemy-podcast.

    • 32 min
    Culture, Trust, and Flexibility: The Keys to a Successful Career

    Culture, Trust, and Flexibility: The Keys to a Successful Career

    Deb Tees, Director of Talent and Organizational Capability at Lockheed Martin, has taken a circuitous route to her current position: she has prioritized lateral moves and learning about the breadth of her organization and industry over simply climbing a corporate ladder. She joins Alan Todd to talk about what she’s learned, and how she’s handled culture and adapting to a hybrid workforce at Lockheed Martin.

    Learn more about Udemy Business at https://bit.ly/udemy-podcast.

    • 33 min
    How Authenticity Wins (and Keeps) Trust

    How Authenticity Wins (and Keeps) Trust

    Dr. Genefa Murphy, Chief Marketing Officer at Udemy, hasn’t always been a marketer: she spent time in academia and also worked in product. Her path has taken her through a variety of leadership and individual contributor roles, and she credits this varied experience as being crucial to her success. 

    In this conversation with Alan Todd, Genefa digs into her leadership principles and shares advice with her signature humor and authenticity.

    Learn more about Udemy Business at https://bit.ly/udemy-podcast.

    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
59 Ratings

59 Ratings

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For Aspiring Leaders

Love this podcast as a new-to-career aspiring leader. High quality guests and messages.

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Needs more real diversity

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Fantastic series on leadership

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