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Let father-and-son program hosts Tony Jackson and Alan Jackson "guide" you on the topic of leadership. Each episode is a discussion of an aspect of leadership, how to do it right, what to avoid, and what it means for successful organizations. Along the way the duo will discuss how the concept of leadership has changed over the generations and how today's leaders are adapting to an ever-changing workplace. Get on the right leadership course... with Leadership GPS.
||Leadership GPS: Communicating Decisions…That You Don't Agree With||In light of the Yahoo CEO's decision to stop all remote employee working arrangements, Alan poses the question to Tony: "If you were a mid-level leader at Yahoo, what would you do if you had to communicate that decision your employees…...||10 4 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Leadership GPS: Leaders and the other 'L Word' (Likeability!)||Tony and Alan Jackson discuss the concept of "likeability" when it comes to those in leadership positions. Some people say that for a leader to be effective, they must also be liked by their employees. Others may argue that being liked...||4 4 13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Leadership GPS: Leading Well When People Meet||We all have meetings. Meetings with clients, meetings with staff, meetings with teams… as much as we say we don't care for them, we end up using them daily. As someone in a leadership position, how can we make effective use of those...||19 11 12||Free||View In iTunes|
||Leadership GPS: Hickory Young Professionals||Tony and Alan Jackson are visited by members of the Hickory Young Professionals to talk about the definition of leadership, challenges, obstacles, and communication. This discussion takes place shortly after Alan and Tony presented to their...||16 8 12||Free||View In iTunes|
||Leadership GPS: All About Leadership Assessments||We are surrounded by a variety of leadership assessment tools - self-assessments, 360-style evaluations, personality tests - all designed to help you understand your leadership style and identify areas for potential improvement. But are these...||3 8 12||Free||View In iTunes|
||Leadership GPS: The Nuts and Bolts of Feedback||As a follow up to last months episode on “Constructive Feedback”, Alan and Tony now address the “nuts and bolts” of giving feedback properly. No one really likes to give feedback – especially if it’s poor. Where...||8 6 12||Free||View In iTunes|
||Leadership GPS: Constructive Feedback||Your father-son duo, Tony and Alan Jackson, join us on our newest installment of Leadership GPS to discuss the importance of constructive feedback. We’re talking about getting rid of the more familiar term, criticism, and discussing why feedback...||22 3 12||Free||View In iTunes|
||Leadership GPS 6: The Dark Side of Leadership||On this episode of Leadership GPS, join your favorite father-son team as Alan and Tony Jackson discuss the dark side of leadership. Is the dark side always a bad side? Does the light side always prevail? Find out just what the Jackson combo is talking...||7 2 12||Free||View In iTunes|
||Leadership GPS 5: What Do Leaders Expect?||When you are working for an organization in a mid-level leadership / management role, do you know what your own "leaders" expect from you? Do organization CEOs, Presidents, VPs, etc. have different expectations for their own leaders that you may not...||14 12 11||Free||View In iTunes|
||Leadership GPS 4: Satisfaction vs. Engagement||We hear the words "employee satisfaction" used a lot to describe how employees feel about their workplace and the organization where they work. However, does satisfaction always equal "engagement"? Is there a difference, and which one has...||17 11 11||Free||View In iTunes|
||Leadership GPS 3: Leadership and the Written Word||Whether it be a letter or an e-mail, leaders have to be effective in their written communications just as in any other forms of communication. But how important is the written word in the leadership realm, and what should those leaders not as...||21 9 11||Free||View In iTunes|
||Leadership GPS 2: The Abnormal Side of Leadership||Alan and Tony welcome you back to the second episode of "Leadership GPS"! This month, the Jackson boys talk about how, despite the fact that anyone can do leader-like things, to become a good leader some people have to learn and do things that are...||23 8 11||Free||View In iTunes|
||Leadership GPS 1: Getting Started||Alan and Tony Jackson start the show off, on its first episode, with a little personal background, thoughts on how leadership has evolved over the years, and their hopes for future episodes.||8 7 11||Free||View In iTunes|