As the new year begins, Carrie reflects on what she learned and enjoyed from a full year of podcasting in 2016, and shares her thoughts on the upcoming year ahead.
Author and Agile coach Dan Mezick joins the podcast to dish on simple things you can do to make sure your meetings don't suck. He also explains the thinking and practice behind OpenSpace Agility, a technique for driving meaningful and lasting Agile adoption in your organization.
Shelley Pentony is a trauma-informed yoga instructor who works with survivors of physical and sexual assault. She talks with Carrie about the unique benefits of yoga, mindfulness and meditation, and how we all can apply these practices to our daily lives.
Executive coach and management consultant Sabrina Braham joins the podcast to share her expertise on how to be your own best advocate in the workplace.
This week, Carrie is joined by Jiu Jitsu practitioner, host of the Mat Therapy Podcast, and all around badass Dawna Gonzales. Dawna and Carrie talk about the physical and mental confidence that comes with practicing Jiu Jitsu, and how it can be applied to just about any facet in life.
Cara Miller is a facilitator and instructor at the Harvard University Graduate School of Education, and a coach/consultant at Inquiry Partners. Cara shares with Carrie her journey to becoming a leadership consultant, as they discuss the immense value and role of inquiry in our personal and professional lives.
This week, Carrie is joined by entrepreneur, online marketing consultant and (perhaps most impressively) former Fear Factor contestant Todd Staples. Todd shares the leadership techniques he used to eat worms and launch cars off ramps, and explains how he parlayed his $50,000 in winnings into a successful entrepreneurial career.
Tanii Carr rejoins the podcast, this time to talk in detail about her relationship with Scientology. She and Carrie have a frank conversation about what Tanii gets out of her faith, and address some popular misconceptions.
Robbe is back! Former Zappos.com culture strategist and current keynote speaker on culture and leadership, Robbe Richman returns to Leadership Unleashed to talk about what makes something ripe for disruption.
When should you lead your team, and when should you manage them? And what's the difference between the two, anyway? Carrie is joined this week by CultureSync Managing Director Ken Perlman. Ken shares with us his insights and some recent case studies on the differences between management and leadership, and how your organization will benefit from both in the right situations.
Jack Bennett is not only COO and coach at CultureSync, he's also a music composer. He and Carrie talk about Jack's journey and how improvisation - learning all the rules so you can forget them and be in the moment - is at the heart of Jack's approach to music and coaching life.
How is being a leader like being a hostage negotiator? You'll be shocked at how similar the two roles are. Chris Voss, former FBI hostage negotiator, sits down with Carrie to discuss how he uses his skills to better his business relationships. Learn how to slow down and ask the right questions in order to get the answers you need.
What's the difference between coaching and therapy? Why do great leaders invest in coaching? Carrie has a behind the scenes conversation about coaching with her friend and colleague, David Brown.
Leadership is all about navigating change. Rich Maxwell shares leadership lessons he acquired through twenty years as a hospital administrator, including serving as a CEO and President of multiple hospitals, and navigating complex changes including leading through a merger, an acquisition, and a sale.
All leaders need to be great communicators. Henry Wihnyk shares some writing and speaking tips from the communications courses he teaches for lawyers at the University of Florida, and from 30 years of experience acting in community theater. He and Carrie geek out over grammar, including a short discussion about the use of the Oxford comma.
People are often surprised to find out that Carrie has married children. In honor of their third wedding anniversary, Carrie posts this conversation with her eldest son, Nathan, and his wife, Hannah. They talk about their choice to get married young and what it takes to make their marriage work, including moving from being "in love" to "choosing to love" no matter what.
Professor of entrepreneurship and social entrepreneur, Jason D'Mello shares what he's learned from both success and failure as an entrepreneur. He and Carrie talk about the lessons and insights from failure, and wrestle with when you should quit, when you should stay, and what it looks like to complete a project.
Pay attention! In this episode, Carrie talks to Nathan Otto about what attention and leadership have to do with each other, and how to use your attention to be a better leader. Nathan shares some great leadership distinctions and tips on using your attention more effectively.
Contractor. Private Investigator. Wilderness Outfitter. Tom Rose has done it all. In a special High Country edition of Leadership Unleashed, Carrie joins Tom in the Wyoming wilderness to talk about leadership lessons from a life outdoors.
Karen Pery and Gary Mahler co-founded the Into the Fire Surf Retreat to help people do life better. They join this week's podcast to talk about how they first met and came up with the idea for Into the Fire, and share their insights into what makes the experience so special for their guests.
Be clear, be concise, be on time and be patient. Leadership skills? Yep. Dancing skills? You bet. Professional dancer Bella Viramontes sits down with Carrie to explore the myriad ways leaders in all fields can learn from dance.
Dylan Stafford is the Assistant Dean at the Fully Employed MBA program at UCLA. He joins the podcast to talk about preparing business leaders in today's world, as well as his experiences as a published author.
In this special mid-week bonus episode, Carrie continues her conversation with horse trainer Angi Murray, and we finally get the play-by-play on Carrie's frightening fall from Pixie.
Carrie saddles up with horse trainer Angi Murray to talk about what leaders can learn from horse behavior.
Glenn Meier got to a point where he realized that being a good lawyer shouldn't be about finding someone to blame; it should be about making everybody feel good about the situation. Carrie and Glenn talk about his revelation, and his efforts to reinvent how we think about conflict in the world of corporate law.