Unleash your best in life and work with executive coach, leadership expert, change consultant and keynote speaker Eric Boles and host Dale Dixon.
Unleash Your Best: Strategies to Increase Employee Engagement and Boost Workplace Satisfaction
In this episode, Dale and Eric discuss the Gallup 2023 workplace report on employee engagement. They highlight the concerning statistics that show a majority of employees are angry, stressed, and disengaged. They emphasize the importance of clarity in leadership and the need for recognition, approachable leadership, clear goals, and strong guidance. By addressing these areas, leaders can create a more engaged and productive workforce.
Employee engagement is a critical issue in the workplace, with the majority of employees being angry, stressed, and disengaged.Leaders need to provide clarity in their communication and set clear goals to engage their team members.Recognition and approachable leadership are essential for creating a positive work environment.Strong guidance and clear expectations help employees understand their role and contribute to the organization's success.Chapters
Employee Engagement Statistics
The Importance of Clarity in Leadership
Recognition and Approachable Leadership
Clear Goals and Strong Guidance
Reflection and Growth: Self-Evaluation Practices to Unlock Your Leadership Potential
As leaders, we are constantly evaluating our teams, performance, and the external factors that affect our organizations. But how often do we take the time to evaluate ourselves? In this episode, we dive into the importance of self-evaluation for leaders and how it can unleash our true potential. Eric shares his favorite questions to ask leaders for self-reflection and highlights the value of rigorous reflection, not just blame or self-criticism. We also discuss the power of asking better questions and how it can lead to significant personal and professional growth. So get ready to dive deep into the realm of self-evaluation and discover how it can be a game-changer in your leadership journey.
Winning the Game: The Importance of Starting Strong
Eric and Dale explore the importance of starting strong in order to finish well in any endeavor. Eric shares his insights on what it means to truly start strong, emphasizing the value of being fully present and attentive in the moment. Using the concept of WIN as an acronym for "What's Important Now," he reveals how prioritizing the initial conditions of a project or goal can significantly impact its overall success. From personal routines to business strategies, the idea of a strong start proves to be a game-changing mindset that can drive results in various areas of life. Stay tuned as Dale and Eric dive deeper into this concept and explore its applications in customer acquisition and building trust with clients. Get ready to discover the power of starting strong on this episode of the Game Changers Podcast.
[00:01:59] Attention burns calories; jet lag is tough. Afternoons are challenging, but wife helps. Sleep matters, even napping aids recovery. Good information is crucial for valuable assistance.
[00:06:23] Prayer, meditation, reading, journaling, planning ensure successful day.
[00:09:29] Retain clients, invest in employee retention.
[00:12:05] Relying on energy for engaging speeches.
[00:14:40] Repeated scripted plays breed offensive team confidence.
[00:17:39] Align plan, action, and reporting for success.
[00:22:09] Focus, not competency, determines success. Game changer.
[00:23:28] Strategic planning leads to desired results.
Unleashing Strategic Thinking: Allow the Future to Influence the Present
In this episode, we dive deep into the topic of strategic thinking. We explore the concept of allowing the future to have a bigger influence on the present and how this mindset can lead to greater success. Eric shares his expertise on how to cultivate a culture of strategic thinking within organizations, starting with clear goals and effective communication. We also discuss the difference between tactics and strategy and how leaders can empower their teams to think more strategically. Get ready to elevate your thinking and make a game-changing impact.
Embracing AI Disruption: The Power of Change Management in the Age of Artificial Intelligence
In this episode, we explore the disruptive forces shaping our world and how leaders can navigate them. Eric Boles and Dale Dixon unpack the key principles of change management and the role of AI in transforming businesses. From embracing transparency and addressing resistance to the power of a growth mindset, they provide valuable insights to help leaders navigate the ever-evolving landscape of disruption. They also discuss the fears and concerns surrounding AI, the importance of clear communication and setting boundaries, and the potential for AI to free up employees to focus on high-value work. Join us as we uncover the strategies and mindset needed to thrive amidst disruption and harness the power of AI as a game-changer.
Your Circle of Control
Welcome to another episode of Game Changers, where we explore the strategies, mindsets, and actions that can truly transform our lives. In this episode, Dale and Eric Boles dive deep into the concept of focusing on what we can control to achieve our goals, particularly when it comes to relationships and personal development.
[00:02:28] Focus on problems within our control.
[00:04:50] Contributing factors not determining. Powerful question influence, ignore obstacles.
[00:08:35] Identify trust obstacles, behaviors blocking goal.
[00:12:04] Focus on areas of control, increase empowerment.
[00:17:11] Discipline, date nights, vacations: Control your involvement.
[00:20:17] Focus on what you can control.
[00:22:14] Focus on what you can control.
[00:26:25] Control, leverage, focus, question, debate, factor, determine.
[00:29:23] Focus on what you can control.
I never miss an episode with Dale and Eric! It’s phenomenal how they can merge professional workplace dynamics with the personal everyday experience. AMAZING!
Great podcast Dale!
Searching for discomfort is exactly what I needed to hear today. It’s so “anti” society today but it’s also spot on
Without a Doubt The Best Leadership Podcast
This is the podcast you want to listen to if you are interested in leadership and business success. Jason’s ability to tell stories of business and leadership success is unsurpassed, and easily translated to real world action. Very much recommended.