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All that you desire in life - success, happiness, innovation, creativity, teamwork - is your natural state, once the drama is gone. Hosted by Alex Dorr, a practicing drama-diffuser and keynote speaker who's worked with Fortune 500 companies, The Carvery is a place for all to learn the simple tools, practical strategies and proven mental processes to carve away the drama in our lives. In this show, Alex shares his stories of living drama-free (or trying to), teaching the philosophy and how leaders can also carve away drama to lead more peaceful, high-achieving teams.

The Carvery with Alex Dorr Alex Dorr

    • Business

All that you desire in life - success, happiness, innovation, creativity, teamwork - is your natural state, once the drama is gone. Hosted by Alex Dorr, a practicing drama-diffuser and keynote speaker who's worked with Fortune 500 companies, The Carvery is a place for all to learn the simple tools, practical strategies and proven mental processes to carve away the drama in our lives. In this show, Alex shares his stories of living drama-free (or trying to), teaching the philosophy and how leaders can also carve away drama to lead more peaceful, high-achieving teams.

    Lessons From 85 Speaking Engagements in 2019

    Lessons From 85 Speaking Engagements in 2019

    It was a heck of a ride jumping from around 40 speaking engagements in 2018 to 85 sessions in 2019. I'm beyond grateful and, as I reflect back, I have learned so much. I have summarized all of these lessons and packaged them up for you in this podcast episode.

    • 36 min
    Why You HAVE to Play Favorites at Work

    Why You HAVE to Play Favorites at Work

    A conventional leadership wisdom out there is that you CANNOT play favorites at work. However, did you know that the same leadership will not please a high-accountable mindset and low-accountable at the same time? This creates an interesting consideration we go into on this podcast.

    • 40 min
    Don't Confuse High Performers with High Accountables

    Don't Confuse High Performers with High Accountables

    One common confusion with leadership and our philosophy is that people miss that high performance does not necessarily correlate with your highest accountable employees. This podcast clarifies and explains why this is so important to understand.

    • 34 min
    Overcoming That's the Way We've Always Done it

    Overcoming That's the Way We've Always Done it

    "Well...that's the way we've always done it" is one of the most frustrating statements for leaders and organizations to hear. This statement reveals a bigger issue than most might realize once you start to understand the power of learned helplessness. This episode dives deep into victim-mindsets and how to overcome an individual or team that is locked into learned helplessness.

    • 39 min
    Exploring the Deeper Layers of Drama

    Exploring the Deeper Layers of Drama

    Having the courage to explore the first layer of drama at work is big, but many miss the opportunity to start peeling back the layers of drama that truly get in the way from our teams being highly successful and happy. This episode dives into this idea of the deeper layers of drama that exist and a few tools to identify them and move beyond them.

    • 30 min
    FULL KEYNOTE: Ditching the Drama at Work with Reality-Based Leadership

    FULL KEYNOTE: Ditching the Drama at Work with Reality-Based Leadership

    Listen in on a full keynote of mine on how to ditch the drama at work with Reality-Based Leadership. Ever wondered what it would be like to sit in the front row for one of my sessions? That's what you are listening to here!

    • 1 hr 17 min

Customer Reviews

KatVick ,

Awesome content

Alex was the speaker at our meeting yesterday and his speech was so uplifting and inspiring that wanted to keep listening. His podcast are fantastic and so motivating and helpful to quit enabling the drama!

halieachandler ,

Must listen!

Alex’s outlook is a great way to start your day. He offers real life strategies to change your life for the better.

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wow great topics

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