How to move from a manager into a real leader worth following.
Michael Sahota is a speaker, trainer, and consultant on Evolutionary Leadership. He is the founder and CEO of SHIFT314 Inc., a boutique training and consulting organization that specializes in the organizational, cultural and leadership shifts needed to unlock success. In this episode, Michael focuses on how to lead during times of intense change and how to maintain a healthy culture as more workforces get disrupted by COVID-19.
[:55] Covid has hit a lot of businesses hard, which has made it difficult to maintain a healthy company culture.
[1:30] A little bit about Michael and his work.
[3:00] Michael wanted to answer the question, “How do you inspire people to do good work?”
[3:40] What does a “traditional” manager really do, and what role does a leader play?
[5:30] Many organizations are happy to float on the “status quo” line.
[8:15] We need to think about culture differently.
[8:30] How do leaders instill good values in our people and our organization?
[11:50] How do you tell the truth? And what do you do when you work with people who don’t want the truth?
[12:45] There are four pieces to Michael’s Evolutionary Leadership framework.
[16:20] Not happy with your organization’s performance? It starts with you.
[19:10] It’s important when embarking on this work, for managers to shift their mindset.
[22:10] Everyone knows it’s about relationships, but how does a leader get better at that? What do they need to focus on?
[25:00] Managers are so focused on the “to-dos” instead of focusing on the optimization.
[28:00] How do you build leaders around you?
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Email Todd: Todd@Dynastylc.com
Michael on LinkedIn
Leading Beyond Change: A Practical Guide to Evolving Business Agility, by Michael Sahota and Audree Tara Sahota