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Bob Galen and Josh Anderson use their decades of coaching experience to power your organization's need for agility and scale. If our 200+ episodes don't have what you need, ask us a question and we'll help you out!

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Meta-Cast Bob Galen & Josh Anderson

    • Business
    • 4.6 • 42 Ratings

Bob Galen and Josh Anderson use their decades of coaching experience to power your organization's need for agility and scale. If our 200+ episodes don't have what you need, ask us a question and we'll help you out!

This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis:

Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy

    Positivity as a Leadership Responsibility

    Positivity as a Leadership Responsibility

    In Episode 19, "Positivity as a Leadership Responsibility," Bob Galen and Josh Anderson discuss the critical role of positivity in leadership. They emphasize the importance of leaders maintaining a positive outlook to influence their team, culture, and organization effectively. The hosts explore strategies for embodying positivity, even on challenging days, and highlight the impact of a leader's attitude on team performance and morale. This episode initiates a series on positivity, aiming to inspire leaders to cultivate a constructive and optimistic environment.
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    • 21 min
    Mindful Leadership with Savita Pahuja

    Mindful Leadership with Savita Pahuja

    This episode welcomes agile coach and leadership expert Savita Pahuja, who delves into mindful leadership. She outlines the qualities of a mindful leader—self-awareness, awareness of others, and the ability to focus—through contrasting examples of leaders 'George' and 'Lisa.' The discussion covers practical tips for becoming a more mindful leader, emphasizing the importance of focus and non-judgmental approaches to leadership. Savita also discusses the neuroscience behind mindfulness, providing listeners with actionable insights to enhance their leadership skills.

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    In today's competitive professional landscape, maximizing productivity is crucial. AI-powered personal assistants, like Walter, offer professionals a powerful tool to unlock their productivity potential. By enhancing efficiency, automating tasks, facilitating collaboration, and providing intelligent insights, Walter empowers professionals to focus on meaningful work and achieve more in their professional lives. Embrace the power of AI and unleash your productivity with an AI-powered personal assistant like Walter.
    Remember, time is your most valuable asset as a professional. Invest it wisely with Walter!


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    • 25 min
    Conquering Workplace Bloviation: Strategies for Effective Communication

    Conquering Workplace Bloviation: Strategies for Effective Communication

    In Episode 17 of The Meta-Cast Podcast, titled "Navigating Workplace Bloviation," hosts Bob Galen and Josh Anderson explore the phenomenon of bloviation—excessive or empty talk, often encountered in professional settings. They delve into recognizing bloviation, understanding its impact on team dynamics, and strategies for effectively managing such behavior to foster more meaningful communication and collaboration within teams.

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    Ask Us Questions 24/7
    In today's competitive professional landscape, maximizing productivity is crucial. AI-powered personal assistants, like Walter, offer professionals a powerful tool to unlock their productivity potential. By enhancing efficiency, automating tasks, facilitating collaboration, and providing intelligent insights, Walter empowers professionals to focus on meaningful work and achieve more in their professional lives. Embrace the power of AI and unleash your productivity with an AI-powered personal assistant like Walter.
    Remember, time is your most valuable asset as a professional. Invest it wisely with Walter!


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    • 23 min
    Managing Difficult Colleagues: Turning Team Challenges into Opportunities

    Managing Difficult Colleagues: Turning Team Challenges into Opportunities

    Season 2, Episode 16 of The Meta-Cast Podcast, hosted by Bob Galen and Josh Anderson, delves into the challenging topic of dealing with difficult team members. The episode emphasizes the importance of empathy, direct communication, and assuming positive intent in addressing issues with problematic colleagues. Through personal anecdotes and practical advice, the hosts explore various paths to handling such situations, including the dynamics of peer-to-peer conversations and the impact of not addressing these issues on team morale and productivity.

    Do More Than Listen:
    We now create video versions of every episode and post them on our YouTube page. If you're really eager, you can tune in on Twitch to watch us record every episode.
    Keep The Conversation Going:
    We love our community. We love interacting with our community even more, and our Discord server is the place for that! Give us feedback, bring up topic ideas, or just ask few questions. We're here to help! Join our community now!
    Help Us Spread The Word: 
    Love our content? Help us out by sharing on social media, rating our podcast/episodes on iTunes, or by giving to our Patreon campaign. Every time you give, in any way, you empower our mission of helping as many agilists as possible. Thanks for sharing!
    Ask Us Questions 24/7
    In today's competitive professional landscape, maximizing productivity is crucial. AI-powered personal assistants, like Walter, offer professionals a powerful tool to unlock their productivity potential. By enhancing efficiency, automating tasks, facilitating collaboration, and providing intelligent insights, Walter empowers professionals to focus on meaningful work and achieve more in their professional lives. Embrace the power of AI and unleash your productivity with an AI-powered personal assistant like Walter.
    Remember, time is your most valuable asset as a professional. Invest it wisely with Walter!


    This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis:

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    • 27 min
    Transforming Team Dynamics: Handling Difficult Members Effectively

    Transforming Team Dynamics: Handling Difficult Members Effectively

    Identifying the 'Asshole' in Your Team," features hosts Bob Galen and Josh Anderson discussing the challenging topic of dealing with difficult team members. The episode explores the consequences of inaction when leaders fail to address problematic behaviors, emphasizing the negative impact on team dynamics and overall organizational health. The hosts delve into the responsibility of leaders to provide candid feedback, make tough decisions, and maintain a healthy team culture. They also touch upon hiring practices to prevent such issues and strategies for transforming potentially toxic team environments.

    Do More Than Listen:
    We now create video versions of every episode and post them on our YouTube page. If you're really eager, you can tune in on Twitch to watch us record every episode.
    Keep The Conversation Going:
    We love our community. We love interacting with our community even more, and our Discord server is the place for that! Give us feedback, bring up topic ideas, or just ask few questions. We're here to help! Join our community now!
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    Love our content? Help us out by sharing on social media, rating our podcast/episodes on iTunes, or by giving to our Patreon campaign. Every time you give, in any way, you empower our mission of helping as many agilists as possible. Thanks for sharing!
    Ask Us Questions 24/7
    In today's competitive professional landscape, maximizing productivity is crucial. AI-powered personal assistants, like Walter, offer professionals a powerful tool to unlock their productivity potential. By enhancing efficiency, automating tasks, facilitating collaboration, and providing intelligent insights, Walter empowers professionals to focus on meaningful work and achieve more in their professional lives. Embrace the power of AI and unleash your productivity with an AI-powered personal assistant like Walter.
    Remember, time is your most valuable asset as a professional. Invest it wisely with Walter!


    This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis:

    Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy

    • 22 min
    Asking for Help: A Leader's Perspective

    Asking for Help: A Leader's Perspective

    In this episode, titled "Asking for Help: A Leader's Perspective," Bob Galen, Josh Anderson, and guest Gary Cohen discuss the importance of leaders seeking and accepting help. They explore common challenges leaders face, such as the illusion of not having enough time and the loneliness at the top, which often leads to a lack of truthful feedback. The episode emphasizes the significance of delegation, setting priorities, and creating systems for better work visualization. It's a deep dive into transforming leadership through vulnerability and openness to assistance.
    Gary Cohen's LinkedIn ProfileThe Solitary Sentinel - Embracing the Loneliness of Leadership
    Do More Than Listen:
    We now create video versions of every episode and post them on our YouTube page. If you're really eager, you can tune in on Twitch to watch us record every episode.
    Keep The Conversation Going:
    We love our community. We love interacting with our community even more, and our Discord server is the place for that! Give us feedback, bring up topic ideas, or just ask few questions. We're here to help! Join our community now!
    Help Us Spread The Word: 
    Love our content? Help us out by sharing on social media, rating our podcast/episodes on iTunes, or by giving to our Patreon campaign. Every time you give, in any way, you empower our mission of helping as many agilists as possible. Thanks for sharing!
    Ask Us Questions 24/7
    In today's competitive professional landscape, maximizing productivity is crucial. AI-powered personal assistants, like Walter, offer professionals a powerful tool to unlock their productivity potential. By enhancing efficiency, automating tasks, facilitating collaboration, and providing intelligent insights, Walter empowers professionals to focus on meaningful work and achieve more in their professional lives. Embrace the power of AI and unleash your productivity with an AI-powered personal assistant like Walter.
    Remember, time is your most valuable asset as a professional. Invest it wisely with Walter!


    This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis:

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    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
42 Ratings

42 Ratings

Hoz12 ,

Agile GOAT

My favorite podcast when it comes to all things agile. One of the best. Has helped me grown in all aspects of my job as an agile leaders.

CatherineB_GRB ,

All around great podcast

I found this podcast when I first started learning about Agile and have followed it since - it’s been a great resource for leadership, Agile and other IT topics. I recommend it to everyone I work with.

Midaslife ,

Enjoying the Agile conversation with Bob

I’m not from the IT world, and I recently (and accidentally) discovered Agile as a project-management approach. I am enjoying the perspective of Agile solutions can be to ANY complex problem that benefits from breaking down by a team where all the players have input arriving a the solution. Bob

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