31 episodes

Leadership is more than what you do. In addition to our behaviors, we all have beliefs and ways of thinking that impact our ability to lead, whether we realize it or not. Join Daniel Harkavy, Founder and CEO of Building Champions, as he explores both the beliefs and the behaviors of great leadership by drawing insights from unexpected places. Then, in the second half of each episode, we’ll sit down with one of our experienced Executive Coaches to discuss how you can apply what you’ve learned so that you can transform the way you live and lead.

The Building Champions Podcast Building Champions, Inc.

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 69 Ratings

Leadership is more than what you do. In addition to our behaviors, we all have beliefs and ways of thinking that impact our ability to lead, whether we realize it or not. Join Daniel Harkavy, Founder and CEO of Building Champions, as he explores both the beliefs and the behaviors of great leadership by drawing insights from unexpected places. Then, in the second half of each episode, we’ll sit down with one of our experienced Executive Coaches to discuss how you can apply what you’ve learned so that you can transform the way you live and lead.

    New Podcast! Questioning Leadership with Daniel Harkavy

    New Podcast! Questioning Leadership with Daniel Harkavy

    If you enjoy The Building Champions Podcast, we think you’ll really like Daniel Harkavy’s new interview-style podcast. He interviews leaders from organizations like Home Depot, Meijer stores, JP Morgan, Chick-fil-A and many more! Learn what shaped them as a leader. Join Daniel as he questions what makes a leader truly great. Subscribe to the Questioning Leadership podcast.

    • 1 min
    Balancing Humility

    Balancing Humility

    How do you find the balance between thinking enough of yourself to leverage your talents and abilities, but not too much that you become arrogant? In leadership, finding the balance in humility is key.

    Timberline Lodge ski and ride school director, Steve Muise, teaches those new to skiing and snowboarding how to achieve and maintain balance. Strength and flexibility are needed to keep you from tumbling down the mountain when hitting rough terrain. You can apply Steve’s balance tips to your own journey.

    • 37 min
    Healthy Stress

    Healthy Stress

    We so often view stress as bad, the negative thing in our life that disrupts our desire for comfort and ease. But what if stress actually serves as a motivator—inciting us toward health and growth? If we strive to avoid stress, are we choosing comfort at the expense of progress?

    Personal trainer and competitive power lifter, Brooke Rooney, explains how stress is used in strength training. Changing our perspective , we can view stress as an opportunity to become healthier—both physically and mentally.

    • 40 min
    Strong Link vs. Weak Link Teams

    Strong Link vs. Weak Link Teams

    Basketball is a strong link game—teams can be built around the star player. Soccer is a weak link game—teams need qualified players in all positions in order to be successful. So what does this concept teach us about building our own teams and cultures?

    Soccer coach Tracy Nelson of Portland Thorns Academy explains that building a winning team requires not only skill, but chemistry, character and culture. Learn how you can apply these same principles to build stronger teams that deliver better result

    • 39 min
    Fellowship of Suffering

    Fellowship of Suffering

    As strange as it may be, research has shown that shared painful experiences actually promote stronger relationships, increased trust and willing cooperation. Can shared experiences then—both good and bad—bond teams together to create an environment for success?

    Andrew Paul shares how the intensity of his Navy SEAL training fostered deep connection within his team—causing them to think less about themselves and more about each other. Learn how to apply this idea to build resiliency in your organiza

    • 39 min
    Multiplicative Systems

    Multiplicative Systems

    In today's modern world, we hear lots of talk about focusing on strengths—and for good reason. But what if our weaknesses are so big they actually cancel out our strengths? In those cases, the weaknesses can severely limit our leadership effectiveness—they can’t be ignored.

    The head of engineering at Daimler Trucks North America, Rainer Mueller-Finkeldei, explains how a single point of failure can cause an entire system to crash—and how to recognize and avoid that by understanding multiplicative

    • 42 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
69 Ratings

69 Ratings

noreeal ,

Unique and timely

Love this podcast! They do a great job presenting topics in an interesting, unexpected way. Really has helped me pause and rethink my habits and mindset.

Johnny-walker ,

Great Podcast

Great Podcast to help with getting your vision on track so others can follow. I have known Daniel for 10 years and his leadership style with his family friends and teammates is one of a kind. When he steps Into a room he changes the rooms temperature.

Johnny Walker

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I recommend this

The info is both thoughtful and useful. While the production is not super entertaining (don't expect Radio lab), the recordings are high quality and the scripting solid. Daniel is a very good writer and speaker, so this is a pleasant podcast to listen anywhere. Nicely done!

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