39 episodes

Your leadership potential is limited by only one thing - blind spots!

Through decades of human potential research, we've discovered that most problems in the work place such as turnover, disengagement and conflict are due to one blind spot - possibly the most significant blind spot - a lack of awareness; real-time awareness of how leaders are coming across and being perceived by others.

Join bestselling Blind Spots authors, Kevin McCarthy and Likky Lavji and a studio audience of managers and senior leaders throughout North America as they discuss overcoming blind spots to develop and lead high-functioning, high-trust teams and organizational cultures.

The Awareness Advantage Podcast Kevin McCarthy & Likky Lavji

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 4 Ratings

Your leadership potential is limited by only one thing - blind spots!

Through decades of human potential research, we've discovered that most problems in the work place such as turnover, disengagement and conflict are due to one blind spot - possibly the most significant blind spot - a lack of awareness; real-time awareness of how leaders are coming across and being perceived by others.

Join bestselling Blind Spots authors, Kevin McCarthy and Likky Lavji and a studio audience of managers and senior leaders throughout North America as they discuss overcoming blind spots to develop and lead high-functioning, high-trust teams and organizational cultures.

    Leading with Respect

    Leading with Respect

    Each week Kevin McCarthy and Likky Lavji facilitate authentic conversations with leaders just like you to help you discover what it takes from being a manager who is good at getting stuff done to being a great leader who inspires others to do their best.
    In this engaging episode, we explore the essential topic of respect and its pivotal role in cultivating thriving and harmonious professional environments. Join us as we delve into the power of respect, and its profound impact on fostering collaboration, enhancing productivity, and nurturing meaningful connections within the business world.
    Our hosts engage in a dynamic conversation about the fundamental importance of mutual respect in the workplace. Through relatable anecdotes, we highlight how respect forms the bedrock of effective communication, trust, and teamwork. By examining real-life scenarios, we illustrate the tangible benefits that respectful interactions bring to individuals and organizations alike.
    Drawing from practical experiences, we share insight to help you foster a culture of respect within your own business or team. We explore the significance of empathy, active listening, and creating an inclusive environment that values and celebrates diverse perspectives. Whether you're a leader, an aspiring entrepreneur, or a professional seeking to enhance your relationships in the workplace, this episode will provide you with valuable tools and perspectives to build stronger connections and drive long-term success.
    Learn the strategies used by experts and build your own self-awareness with best selling authors, speakers and business coaches--Kevin McCarthy and Likky Lavji.

    • 37 min
    The Art of Setting Priorities

    The Art of Setting Priorities

    Each week Kevin McCarthy and Likky Lavji facilitate authentic conversations with leaders just like you to help you discover what it takes from being a manager who is good at getting stuff done to being a great leader who inspires others to do their best.
    In this captivating episode, we explore the art of prioritization and its profound impact on achieving success and maintaining a balanced professional life. Join us as we dive into the realm of strategic decision-making, discovering how to effectively identify and focus on what truly matters amidst the myriad of tasks and responsibilities we face.
    Our hosts, offer practical insights and actionable strategies to help you master the art of setting priorities. Through relatable examples and scenarios, we discuss the challenges professionals encounter and provide guidance on overcoming obstacles, streamlining workflows, and making informed choices that align with your core values and long-term goals.
    We delve into techniques for time management, discerning between urgent and important tasks, and maximizing productivity. By embracing strategic prioritization, you can optimize your efforts, reduce stress, and achieve greater results in both your professional and personal endeavors.

    Learn the strategies used by experts and build your own self-awareness with best selling authors, speakers and business coaches--Kevin McCarthy and Likky Lavji.

    • 39 min
    Cultivating a Culture of Appreciation

    Cultivating a Culture of Appreciation

    Each week Kevin McCarthy and Likky Lavji facilitate authentic conversations with leaders just like you to help you discover what it takes from being a manager who is good at getting stuff done to being a great leader who inspires others to do their best.
    In this thought-provoking episode, we delve into the impact of appreciation on cultivating a positive work environment. Join us as we explore the importance of expressing gratitude and recognition, and how it can transform team dynamics and boost motivation.
    Our hosts provide practical strategies that leaders can implement to nurture a culture of appreciation within their organizations. From small, meaningful gestures of gratitude to ongoing efforts to recognize and acknowledge employees, we offer actionable steps to integrate appreciation into the fabric of your company.
    Learn the strategies used by experts and build your own self-awareness with best selling authors, speakers and business coaches--Kevin McCarthy and Likky Lavji.

    • 34 min
    Honoring Others During Difficult Conversations

    Honoring Others During Difficult Conversations

    Each week Kevin McCarthy and Likky Lavji facilitate authentic conversations with leaders just like you to help you discover what it takes from being a manager who is good at getting stuff done to being a great leader who inspires others to do their best.
    Honoring and respecting people during difficult conversations holds immense value due to several compelling reasons. First and foremost, it cultivates an environment of trust and openness. When individuals feel respected, acknowledged, and heard, they are more likely to engage in productive dialogue and share their perspectives honestly. This creates a safe space for authentic communication, leading to a better understanding of different viewpoints and potential solutions.
    Additionally, honoring and respecting people during difficult conversations promotes empathy and compassion. Recognizing the inherent worth and dignity of each individual involved encourages a deeper appreciation for their experiences, values, and emotions. This empathy enables participants to approach the conversation with greater sensitivity and consideration, fostering a collaborative atmosphere that seeks common ground and mutual understanding.
    We explore this and more in our Awareness Advantage podcast. Check out our episodes, and go from being a good manager--to a great leader!
    Learn the strategies used by experts and build your own self-awareness with best selling authors, speakers and business coaches--Kevin McCarthy and Likky Lavji.

    • 49 min
    Imposter Syndrome

    Imposter Syndrome

    Each week Kevin McCarthy and Likky Lavji facilitate authentic conversations with leaders just like you to help you discover what it takes from being a manager who is good at getting stuff done to being a great leader who inspires others to do their best.
    This podcast that dives deep into the fascinating and often misunderstood world of imposter syndrome. Join us as we explore the experiences, emotions, and strategies surrounding this pervasive phenomenon that affects individuals from all walks of life.
    From high-achieving professionals to creative artists, entrepreneurs to students, imposter syndrome can strike anyone. Our podcast offers a safe and supportive space to acknowledge these feelings, learn from shared experiences, and develop resilience. We'll address the unique challenges faced by different demographics and explore how imposter syndrome intersects with gender, culture, and diversity.
    We explore this and more in our Awareness Advantage podcast. Check out our episodes, and go from being a good manager--to a great leader!
    Learn the strategies used by experts and build your own self-awareness with best selling authors, speakers and business coaches--Kevin McCarthy and Likky Lavji.

    • 29 min
    Living with Intention

    Living with Intention

    Each week Kevin McCarthy and Likky Lavji facilitate authentic conversations with leaders just like you to help you discover what it takes from being a manager who is good at getting stuff done to being a great leader who inspires others to do their best.
    This episode is a transformative journey where we dive deep into the art of intentional living -- packed with insightful conversations, practical tips, and inspiring stories that will help you cultivate mindfulness, clarity, and direction in all aspects of your life.
    Join us as we explore various topics, including goal-setting strategies, mindfulness practices, self-care rituals, mindset shifts, and personal development techniques. We'll also dive into areas such as relationships, career, health, and spirituality, uncovering the keys to living with intention in every area of your life.
    Our diverse lineup of expert guests, including renowned thought leaders, authors, coaches, and everyday individuals who have mastered the art of intentional living, will share their wisdom and experiences. You'll gain valuable insights and practical tools that you can implement right away to create positive changes and make the most out of every moment.
    We explore this and more in our Awareness Advantage podcast. Check out our episodes, and go from being a good manager--to a great leader!
    Learn the strategies used by experts and build your own self-awareness with best selling authors, speakers and business coaches--Kevin McCarthy and Likky Lavji.

    • 51 min

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