Each episode focuses on ideas on business leadership that Dan Coughlin has taught and learned in over 4,000 Executive Coaching sessions. We will dive into topics on leadership, communication, teamwork, culture, branding, innovation, strategy, and much more.
The Value of Extreme Patience and Perseverance
Lessons learned from WWI, WWII, The Great Depression, and the Pandemic of 2020 on developing extreme patience and perseverance, and how this will help you to make a meaningful impact in the world.
Learn by Focusing on the Good in Other People, Not the Bad
Instead of focusing on what's wrong with people, learn from them by focusing on something that is good within them.
What to do when an A+ Employee Needs a Gold Star Every Day
You have an employee who gets great results, executes flawlessly on time, and gets along with well with the other employees.
However, this person demands constant pats on the back, public recognition, bonuses on top of bonuses, and bigger titles.
What do you do?
Know Your Job & Do Your Job
There are two types of jobs within a business: customer-level jobs and organizational-level jobs. They are equally important, but they are different. You have to know the job you are doing right now, and focus on doing it as well as you can.
What to do when multiple employees want a promotion at the same time
Promotions and career paths should be discussed once a year between a manager and an employee. However, when an employee or a group of employees ask 4-6 times a year for a promotion than you have deeper issues that you need to recognize and address.
The Master Skills of Planning and Execution
Planning is deciding and writing down what you intend to do that fits with your desired outcomes and your stated organizational values.
Execution is actually doing what you intended to do and how you intended to do it.