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On the Strategy and Leadership Podcast, we interview CEOs, business leaders, authors and thought leaders to get their perspectives on strategy, business, leadership, culture and people to you can advance in your career and your life.

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Strategy and Leadership podcast Anthony Taylor | SME Strategy Consulting

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On the Strategy and Leadership Podcast, we interview CEOs, business leaders, authors and thought leaders to get their perspectives on strategy, business, leadership, culture and people to you can advance in your career and your life.

If you're looking for one of the best business podcasts and leadership podcasts out there- we're top 3% in the world.

Be sure to subscribe! We put a new podcast out once a week.

The Strategy and Leadership podcast is hosted by SME Strategy: We're a management consulting firm based out Vancouver, Canada that helps small to medium sized organizations with creating and implementing their strategic plans.

    How Women in Charge Claim Their Authority w/Ellen Snee, EdD Ep#134

    How Women in Charge Claim Their Authority w/Ellen Snee, EdD Ep#134

    Ellen Snee, EdD, is an Executive Coach to high potential & senior level women, a speaker, consultant, and the author of Lead: How Women in Charge Claim Their Authority.

    But before that, Ellen was a Catholic nun for 18 years. From there she went to Harvard University to complete grad school before eventually becoming a program director at the university. Then she made her way to Silicon Valley to be VP of a large software company.

    On this episode of the Strategy & Leadership Podcast, Ellen joins us to discuss leadership vs. authority, challenges for women in leadership, how senior leaders can support women, & more.

    Be sure to check out Ellen's book, Lead: How Women in Charge Claim Their Authority: https://www.ellensnee.com/lead

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    SME Strategy is a management consulting firm that specializes in helping organizations develop and implement their strategic plans. We work with teams to facilitate conversations about strategic direction and business strategy so that our clients can focus their energy on what will move them forward faster.

    Based out of Vancouver, BC, we've worked with organizations all over North American and beyond in various industries including nonprofits, universities & government organizations. For more information on working with a facilitator for your next strategy session: www.smestrategy.net/strategic-plann…ator-consultant

    • 29 min
    Navigating Your Team Through the Fog of Disruption w/David Giersdorf Ep#133

    Navigating Your Team Through the Fog of Disruption w/David Giersdorf Ep#133

    David Giersdorf is a former senior executive in the global cruise & travel industry, including publicly-traded $1B+ brand portfolio and CEO of several iconic cruise, travel and marketing services brands.

    Now he help owners, boards, CEOs and leadership teams of diverse organizations on topics ranging from navigating disruption and recovery, growth, innovation, performance, and mergers & acquisitions. Learn more and get in touch here: https://www.globalvoyagesgroup.com/contact/

    On this episode of the Strategy & Leadership Podcast, David joins us to discuss how he helped solve the big challenges of iconic cruise ship brands, #LeadingThroughDisruption, his book Hard Ships, and more.

    His book is called Hard Ships: Navigating Your Company, Career, and Life through the Fog of Disruption: https://www.amazon.com/Hard-Ships-Navigating-Company-Disruption-ebook/dp/B08XYTLSS2

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    // ABOUT SME STRATEGY CONSULTING:

    SME Strategy is a management consulting firm that specializes in helping organizations develop and implement their strategic plans. We work with teams to facilitate conversations about strategic direction and business strategy so that our clients can focus their energy on what will move them forward faster.

    Based out of Vancouver, BC, we've worked with organizations all over North American and beyond in various industries including nonprofits, universities & government organizations. For more information on working with a facilitator for your next strategy session: www.smestrategy.net/strategic-plann…ator-consultant

    • 30 min
    How Leaders Can Create Magic at Work w/Amy Lynn Durham Ep#132

    How Leaders Can Create Magic at Work w/Amy Lynn Durham Ep#132

    Amy Lynn Durham is a former corporate sales manager turned Executive Coach, helping leaders create magic at work by focusing on emotional & spiritual intelligence training. She's also the author of Create Magic at Work.

    On this episode of the Strategy & Leadership Podcast, Amy joins Anthony to discuss why employees leave, how leaders can #CreateMagicatWork, #ConnectingActivities for your team, and more.

    Be sure to connect with Amy on LinkedIn and learn more about her work and her book, Create Magic at Work: https://createmagicatwork.net/

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    // ABOUT SME STRATEGY CONSULTING:

    SME Strategy is a management consulting firm that specializes in helping organizations develop and implement their strategic plans. We work with teams to facilitate conversations about strategic direction and business strategy so that our clients can focus their energy on what will move them forward faster.

    Based out of Vancouver, BC, we've worked with organizations all over North American and beyond in various industries including nonprofits, universities & government organizations. For more information on working with a facilitator for your next strategy session: www.smestrategy.net/strategic-plann…ator-consultant

    • 25 min
    How this CEO Used a Focused, Problem Finding Approach to Grow w/Grant Morgan, R-Zero CEO Ep#131

    How this CEO Used a Focused, Problem Finding Approach to Grow w/Grant Morgan, R-Zero CEO Ep#131

    Grant Morgan is the Co-founder & CEO of R-Zero, a biosafety tech company delivering a higher standard of human health via safer indoor spaces.

    On this episode of the Strategy & Leadership Podcast, Grant joins us to discuss solving problems by starting with a need, the importance of failure, structuring a value stream, and more.

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    // ABOUT SME STRATEGY CONSULTING:

    SME Strategy is a management consulting firm that specializes in helping organizations develop and implement their strategic plans. We work with teams to facilitate conversations about strategic direction and business strategy so that our clients can focus their energy on what will move them forward faster.

    Based out of Vancouver, BC, we've worked with organizations all over North American and beyond in various industries including nonprofits, universities & government organizations. For more information on working with a facilitator for your next strategy session: www.smestrategy.net/strategic-plann…ator-consultant

    • 36 min
    How to Lead from the Jumpseat & Help Your People Thrive w/Peter Docker Ep#130

    How to Lead from the Jumpseat & Help Your People Thrive w/Peter Docker Ep#130

    Peter Docker joins us to discuss how to lead from the jumpseat, the problem with having all the answers, nurturing a sense of belonging as a leader, and much more.

    Peter Docker is a former Royal Air Force senior officer and international negotiator for the UK Government. Now he's a keynote speaker and consultant working with the most senior levels in oil & gas, construction, mining, pharmaceuticals, banking, television, film, media, manufacturing and services. He's also an author of multiple books, including one he co-authored with Simon Sinek.

    Check out Peter's book, Leading From The Jumpseat: How to Create Extraordinary Opportunities by Handing Over Control: https://www.leadingfromthejumpseat.com/leading-from-the-jumpseat/

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    // ABOUT SME STRATEGY CONSULTING:

    SME Strategy is a management consulting firm that specializes in helping organizations develop and implement their strategic plans. We work with teams to facilitate conversations about strategic direction and business strategy so that our clients can focus their energy on what will move them forward faster.

    Based out of Vancouver, BC, we've worked with organizations all over North American and beyond in various industries including nonprofits, universities & government organizations. For more information on working with a facilitator for your next strategy session: www.smestrategy.net/strategic-plann…ator-consultant

    • 30 min
    Why Leaders Need to Step Back, Listen, & Observe w/Conrad Edwards, The Basement CEO Ep#129

    Why Leaders Need to Step Back, Listen, & Observe w/Conrad Edwards, The Basement CEO Ep#129

    Conrad Edwards joins us to discuss the #LeadershipPrinciples he's relied on to be successful in various roles, his advice for leaders, balancing #StrategicandTactical work, and much more.

    Conrad is the CEO of The Basement, a 14-year old integrated advertising agency based out of Indianapolis. Previously, Conrad held several CMO and consumer experience leadership positions.

    To learn more about The Basement, their work, and get in touch, visit their website: https://thebsmnt.com/

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    // ABOUT SME STRATEGY CONSULTING:

    SME Strategy is a management consulting firm that specializes in helping organizations develop and implement their strategic plans. We work with teams to facilitate conversations about strategic direction and business strategy so that our clients can focus their energy on what will move them forward faster.

    Based out of Vancouver, BC, we've worked with organizations all over North American and beyond in various industries including nonprofits, universities & government organizations. For more information on working with a facilitator for your next strategy session: www.smestrategy.net/strategic-plann…ator-consultant

    • 25 min

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