56 episodes

The Tech Leader's Toolbox is for the those in technical-oriented organizations that face the daily challenge of leading others. This is the right place for you If you want to know the secret to teams that perform with excellence and go the extra mile. If you know that it starts with you then you are welcome here. If you seek to keep yourself open to being teachable and learning to make changes to get the results you want, then this is DEFINITELY the place for you. On the other hand, this is NOT the place for you if you aren’t ready to make your team members a priority. If you aren’t ready to change the way you do things to get better results then you may not get a lot out of this.

The Tech Leader's Toolbox Paul Simkins

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The Tech Leader's Toolbox is for the those in technical-oriented organizations that face the daily challenge of leading others. This is the right place for you If you want to know the secret to teams that perform with excellence and go the extra mile. If you know that it starts with you then you are welcome here. If you seek to keep yourself open to being teachable and learning to make changes to get the results you want, then this is DEFINITELY the place for you. On the other hand, this is NOT the place for you if you aren’t ready to make your team members a priority. If you aren’t ready to change the way you do things to get better results then you may not get a lot out of this.

    How Leaders Deal with Social Media Fame

    How Leaders Deal with Social Media Fame

    Social media can have amazing benefits and disastrous consequences for an organization or a team. It's a huge challenge for leaders that aside from a few brief paragraphs of policy most have never addressed. How do you handle the individual team member that commits grievous offenses on social media, even if on their own time?

    In this episode (#56) of The Tech Leader's Toolbox podcast, Paul Simkins talks about some of the questions you need to asking when you are faced with handling the employee who wanted their 15 minutes of social media fame.

    Plus, a great recipe for Bacon Explosion. This recipe was brought to our attention by Ed Gatzke on the Smoke and Ash Facebook Group and derived from one at BBQAddicts.com.
    If you have a favorite outdoor cooking recipe you would like to share, send it to paul@BoldlyLead.com. If we put it in an episode we'll let you know and give you credit for it on the show.

    You can get a copy of Paul's eBook 15 Innovative Ways to Show Employees You Care and Not Break the Bank by emailing him at paul@BoldlyLead.com.

    Join the discussions at our Podcast Facebook group here.
    Learn more about Paul Simkins on his website.

    We happily work with Buzzsprout for our podcast. See how they can help you and get a $20 Amazon Gift Card after you pay your second invoice!

    https://vurbl.com/station/95YvXaxkEIl/
    Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/paulsimkins)

    • 24 min
    How Leaders Learn to Let It Go

    How Leaders Learn to Let It Go

    The toughest thing for the entrepreneurial tech leader is when the business grows to where they can't be involved in everything. It's a transition many struggles to make.

    Take heart! In this episode of the podcast, Paul Simkins talks about a simple to apply rule that helps you delegate more effectively and let go to get growth.

    Plus, a great recipe for Cowboy Soup. And if you have a favorite outdoor cooking recipe you would like to share, send it to paul@BoldlyLead.com. If we put it in an episode we'll let you know and give you credit for it on the show.

    You can get a copy of Paul's eBook 15 Innovative Ways to Show Employees You Care and Not Break the Bank by emailing him at paul@BoldlyLead.com.

    Join the discussions at our Podcast Facebook group here.
    Learn more about Paul Simkins on his website.

    We happily work with Buzzsprout for our podcast. See how they can help you and get a $20 Amazon Gift Card after you pay your second invoice!
    Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/paulsimkins)

    • 18 min
    How Leaders Achieve Clarity in a Foggy World

    How Leaders Achieve Clarity in a Foggy World

    Like driving a car through a heavy fog, the road ahead can elude us. In this episode (#54) of The Tech Leader's Toolbox podcast, Paul Simkins talks about four things you can do to attain and maintain greater clarity.

    Plus, a great recipe for Grilled Brisket and Cheese Sandwich. And if you have a favorite outdoor cooking recipe you would like to share, send it to paul@BoldlyLead.com. If we put it in an episode we'll let you know and give you credit for it on the show.

    You can get a copy of Paul's eBook 15 Innovative Ways to Show Employees You Care and Not Break the Bank by emailing him at paul@BoldlyLead.com.

    Join the discussions at our Podcast Facebook group here.
    Learn more about Paul Simkins on his website.

    We happily work with Buzzsprout for our podcast. See how they can help you and get a $20 Amazon Gift Card after you pay your second invoice!

    https://vurbl.com/station/95YvXaxkEIl/
    Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/paulsimkins)

    • 17 min
    Mastering the Tech Leadership Walk

    Mastering the Tech Leadership Walk

    Leadership from your butt just doesn’t work! The most effective leaders do more than just fill a seat in an office.

    If you want people to be following you, you need to be going somewhere. You need to be walking. Yet your walk also has to be productive and effective; there is an art to it. In this episode, Paul Simkins talks about the keys to making the most of your leadership walk.

    Plus, a great recipe for Ozark Winter Chili from The Geezer’s Cookbook.
    And if you have a favorite outdoor cooking recipe you would like to share, send it to paul@BoldlyLead.com. If we put it in an episode we'll let you know and give you credit for it on the show.

    You can get a copy of Paul's eBook 15 Innovative Ways to Show Employees You Care and Not Break the Bank by emailing him at paul@BoldlyLead.com.

    Join the discussions at our Podcast Facebook group here.
    Learn more about Paul Simkins on his website.

    We happily work with Buzzsprout for our podcast. See how they can help you and get a $20 Amazon Gift Card after you pay your second invoice!

    https://vurbl.com/station/95YvXaxkEIl/


    Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/paulsimkins)

    • 22 min
    How to Avoid Being on the Bad Employer List with Jon Hyman

    How to Avoid Being on the Bad Employer List with Jon Hyman

    Sometimes it is tricky to navigate the landscape of being an employer. Yet many times it is the obvious things that trip us up the most. Ohio Employment Lawyer Jon Hyman joins the Toolbox today to talk about why he is known as the "Master of Workplace Schadenfreude". He also shares some ways to avoid making his Worst Employer list on his blog!

    Plus, Jon shares his recipe for Smoked Sausage and Peppers! He also brags on his pellet smoker from Grilla Grills! You can find the recipes, and many more besides, on the Smoke and Ash Facebook group or by emailing paul@BoldlyLead.com.

    You can get a copy of Paul's eBook 15 Innovative Ways to Show Employees You Care and Not Break the Bank by emailing him at paul@BoldlyLead.com.

    Join the discussions at our Podcast Facebook group here.
    Learn more about Paul Simkins on his website.

    We happily work with Buzzsprout for our podcast. See how they can help you and get a $20 Amazon Gift Card after you pay your second invoice!
    Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/paulsimkins)

    • 56 min
    Pandemic Perseverance by Pangolin with Wiliam Benner and Justin Perry

    Pandemic Perseverance by Pangolin with Wiliam Benner and Justin Perry

    When things go south, the values-driven organization finds a new direction. Pangolin Laser Systems was faced with taking a bit hit during the shutdown caused by the COVID-19 Pandemic. Shows and product orders were being canceled. In this episode, Pangolin CEO William Benner and Chief Operating Officer Justin Perry talk with Paul Simkins about how they found ways to be resilient and productive while preparing themselves for the post-COVID economy.

    Plus, Justin shares his recipe for a North Carolina-style BBQ Brisket on his Kamado Grill! You can find the recipes, and many more besides, on the Smoke and Ash Facebook group or by emailing paul@BoldlyLead.com.

    You can get a copy of Paul's eBook 15 Innovative Ways to Show Employees You Care and Not Break the Bank by emailing him at paul@BoldlyLead.com.

    Join the discussions at our Podcast Facebook group here.
    Learn more about Paul Simkins on his website.

    We happily work with Buzzsprout for our podcast. See how they can help you and get a $20 Amazon Gift Card after you pay your second invoice!
    Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/paulsimkins)

    • 50 min

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