Unlabeled Leadership
Unlabeled Leadership
Gary DePaul
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Ranked 15 on Feedspot's Top 90 Leadership Podcasts for 2021, Unlabeled Leadership is a volunteer-led service that shares stories about leadership. Rather than using labels that mystify and obscure the meaning of leadership, Gary DePaul and guests share personal leadership stories. Listeners are from 70 countries and 664 cities (or territories). 31 podcast platforms broadcast Unlabeled Leadership episodes. New episodes are published Tuesdays at 0700 Eastern time. About Gary A. DePaul, PhD: https://www.garyadepaul.com Feedspot Best Leadership list: https://blog.feedspot.com/leadership_podcasts Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/support
124: Robin Stimson and the Importance of Being Valued
I invite guests to share personal stories about acts of leadership that help shape their lives. In Episode 124, Robin Stimson shares a memorable quotation from her mother, talks about the importance of valuing others, and represents those who cannot represent themselves. She advises us about strengthening our ability to be courageous. Prologue Robin Stimson is the owner of forwardBravely and is a Manager of Victim Services. She aids individuals who have been injured or lost loved ones. Robin received her Master’s in Social Work from the University of Maryland, Baltimore. She cultivated many resources for families, including a series of grief/trauma workshops, virtual support groups, and shareable videos. Her social work experience has been vital in advocating, educating, and preparing victims for everything from the criminal justice system to loss and renewal. 01:09 Part 1: Accepting Change Robin shares something memorable that her mother said that has grown in meaning. She then shares an experience in high school that illustrates why being valued helps with development. 07:55 Part 2: Courage and Good Trouble When leading, advocating for those who have no voice or are unable to represent themselves is crucial. Robin shares a story in which she advocated for her clients. 22:45 Part 3: Strengthening Your Courage Muscle Robin advises us on strengthening our ability to be courageous and talks about how important it is to begin finding our voice in meetings. _________________________________ How You Can Support the Show Unlabeled Leadership is a free service for people to learn about leadership. If you want to support the show, you can make a $0.99 donation. Your support reduces production expenses. https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/support No transcript available (future enhancement) Episode links Robin’s LinkedIn Profile and website Gary DePaul’s website  Gary's books:    What the Heck Is Leadership and Why Should I Care?    Nine Practices of 21st Century Leadership  Background Music You can find all the musical tracks at Envato Elements. 00:00 Theme music: Uplift Corporate Inspire by OlexandrIgnatov 00:52 Upbeat Corporate Motivation by Enrize 07:37 The Funk Casino by ToucanMusic 22:27 Innovate by iBroccoli 29:00 Fun and Flirty by BrownHouseMedia Lead on! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/support
Jan 11
29 min
123: Nigel Paine on Trust, Diversity, and the Pomodoro Technique
I invite guests to share personal stories about acts of leadership that help shape their lives. In Episode 123, Nigel Paine tells a story about trust, shares three ideas that can help us lead, and advises us about pursuing interests and the Pomodoro Technique. Prologue Nigel has worked in learning and leadership for 25 years. He has produced learning software and award-winning multi-media materials. Nigel consults with global organizations to help them develop learning cultures and create more humane and developmental workplaces. He authored three books, is the co-host of Learning Now Television, and co-hosts From Scratch, a discussion podcast with Martin Couzins. Nigel teaches doctoral students at UPenn. He. 01:05 Part 1: Trust In this story, Nigel explains what a co-facilitator said about trust. 05:29 Part 2: Dangers of the Eco Chambers Nigel shares three things that can help you lead: everyone is not like you, learn from diversity, and learn to ask good questions. 21:08 Part 3: Threads of Interest and the Pomodoro Technique Nigel advises us about the pursuit of interests and shares a technique he uses while working. _________________________________ How You Can Support the Show Unlabeled Leadership is a free service for people to learn about leadership. If you want to support the show, you can make a $0.99 donation. Your support reduces production expenses. https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/support No transcript available (future enhancement) Episode links Nigel’s LinkedIn Profile, website, books & articles, author’s page, From Scratch podcast Learning Now TV Penn Chief Learning Officer, Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) The Pomodoro Technique Gary DePaul’s website  Background Music You can find all the musical tracks at Envato Elements. 00:00 Theme music: Uplift Corporate Inspire by OlexandrIgnatov 00:47 The Happy Upbeat by EliansProductions 05:10 Techno Blog by Enrize 20:50 The Relaxation by AlexUnderTheSky 26:02 Fun and Flirty by BrownHouseMedia Lead on! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/support
Jan 4
27 min
122: Host picks about Caring and Giving: Angela Shaw, John Riordan, Nicole Jones, and Joynicole Martinez
In Episode 122, I picked four parts from previous episodes about caring and giving. 01:53 Part 1: Angela Shaw, Feeling Safe, Respectful Dialogue, and Outreach Angela shares the effect one manager had by how they developed their relationship. She talks about why some people find it challenging to openly discuss social-political news, such as the Black Lives Matter movement, the murder of unarmed Americans, and hate crimes against Asian-Americans. 08:03 Part 2: John Riordan Connects with the People in Uganda In this story, John talks about his experience living in Uganda. He explains how his time dedicated to the Academy grew from a short period of time to eight years! More importantly, he explains how soccer unites children with diverse backgrounds. 16:35 Part 3: Nicole Jones Gives Voice to an Assistant Part of leadership involves treating others in particular ways. Nicole shares a story that illustrates her quality and style for interacting with colleagues, customers, superiors, and direct reports. 24:22 Part 4: Joynicole Martinez and Humanity Joynicole describes her father’s leadership and how her father modeled how to live life. This transitions to a conversation about passion and standing up for what you believe. Joynicole explains that people have more similarities than they believe. _________________________________ How You Can Support the Show Unlabeled Leadership is a free service for people to learn about leadership. If you want to support the show, you can make a $0.99 donation. Your support reduces production expenses. https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/support No transcript available (future enhancement) Episode links Zach’s LinkedIn Profile, Angela Shaw, John Riordan, Nicole Jones, Joynicole Martinez Episodes   082: Angela Shaw on Building Connections and Relationships   080: John Riordan on Building Leadership in Uganda   060: Nicole Jones Nurtures Progressive Partnerships   106: Joynicole Martinez Is Joyful and Passionate about Leadership Gary DePaul’s website  Gary’s books:   What the Heck Is Leadership and Why Should I Care?   Nine Practices of 21st Century Leadership  Background Music You can find all the musical tracks at Envato Elements. 00:00 Theme music: Uplift Corporate Inspire by OlexandrIgnatov 01:35 Island Calypsoby simonleng 07:45 The Happy by GreenRocketAudio 16:16 Technology by GreenRocketAudio 24:04 The Upbeat Corporate by GreenRocketAudio 31:27 Fun and Flirtyby BrownHouseMedia Lead on! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/support
Dec 30, 2021
32 min
121: Three More Host Leadership Picks: Don Kirkey, Ajay Pangarkar, Dave Best, and Jack Bucalo
In Episode 121, I picked three parts from previous episodes that clarify leadership beliefs and assumptions. 00:53 Part 1: Don Kirkey and Ajay Pangarkar Encourage Growth Don and Ajay discuss how encouraging people to grow and leave their role contributes to organizational growth. 06:57 Part 2: Dave Best and When Valuing People Is Legitimate In organizations that have frequent workforce reductions, benefit cutbacks, or removal of employee perks, you’ll likely find leaders who act as if team members are less important than revenue, profits, operational expenses, and leaders. Dave discusses what it is like when employees as more important. 15:18 Part 3: Jack Bucalo and Action Plans For leadership training to be effective, attendees need to apply what they learn. Jack talks about having the broad parameters of an action plan as a takeaway from the training experience. _________________________________ How You Can Support the Show Unlabeled Leadership is a free service for people to learn about leadership. If you want to support the show, you can make a $0.99 donation. Your support reduces production expenses. https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/support No transcript available (future enhancement) Episode links Guest LinkedIn Profiles, Don Kirkey, Ajay Pangarkar, Dave Best, and Jack Bucalo Episodes    041: Don Kirkey and Ajay Pangarkar Encourage Growth    065: Dave Best Cracks Three Traditional Leadership Assumptions    011: Jack Bucalo and The Limitations of Leadership Development Programs    014: Jack Bucalo Explains Leadership Skills that CEOs Desire Gary DePaul’s website  Gary's books:    What the Heck Is Leadership and Why Should I Care?    Nine Practices of 21st Century Leadership  Background Music You can find all the musical tracks at Envato Elements. 00:00 Theme music: Uplift Corporate Inspire by OlexandrIgnatov 00:40 Inspiring Post Rock Corporate by StellarTracks 06:41 Fantastic Adventure by PantheonMusic 15:00 The Upbeat Corporate by BearStockMusic 20:42 Fun and Flirtyby BrownHouseMedia Lead on! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/support
Dec 28, 2021
21 min
120: The Platinum Rule: Kon Apostolopoulos, Sonal Bahl, Sejal Thakkar, and David Wheatley
In Episode 120, I share four parts from previous episodes about the Platinum Rule. 00:54 Part 1: Kon Apostolopoulos and the Voice of People Whom You Serve In this story, Coach Kon explains a mistake he made with a manager he used to report to. The story leads into a discussion about customers and then the Platinum Rule. 09:39 Part 2: Sonal Bahl with Practical Advice Sonal advises us on working on our own development while following the Platinum Rule. 14:32 Part 3: Sejal Thakkar and Learning What People Need Sejal advises us to go beyond the Golden Rule and consider adopting the Platinum Rule. 16:30 Part 4: David Wheatley and A Father’s Expectations In this story, David shares how a coaching suggestion doesn’t work out the way he expected. Yet, what resulted has helped David in his professional life and helped thousands learn from his experience. After sharing the story, he talks about the Platinum Rule. _________________________________ How You Can Support the Show Unlabeled Leadership is a free service for people to learn about leadership. If you want to support the show, you can make a $0.99 donation. Your support reduces production expenses. https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/support No transcript available (future enhancement) Episode links Guest LinkedIn Profiles, Kon Apostolopoulos, Sonal Bahl, Sejal Thakkar, David Wheatley Episodes    058: Kon Apostolopoulos Gives Back to the Community    085: Sonal Bahl on Managing Expectations    074: Sejal Thakkar Raises Awareness about Biases    076: David Wheatley Finds Leadership While Sailing in the Atlantic Gary DePaul’s website  Gary’s books:    What the Heck Is Leadership and Why Should I Care?    Nine Practices of 21st Century Leadership  Background Music You can find all the musical tracks at Envato Elements. 00:00 Theme music: Uplift Corporate Inspire by OlexandrIgnatov 00:40 Event by danyvin 09:20 Blue Swing by Remstunes 14:14 Elegant Ambient by dimadjdocent 16:11 Bullfight In The Club by EasyTunes 21:11 Fun and Flirtyby BrownHouseMedia Lead on! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/support
Dec 23, 2021
22 min
119: Veteran Leadership Stories and Advice: Guy Wallace, Leroy Dennison, Kim Campbell, and Kevin McNulty
In Episode 119, I picked three leadership stories and one about advice from stewards who have served in the U.S. armed forces. 01:07 Part 1: Guy W. Wallace (Navy) Your Mission and the Fantail Watch The fantail is the ship’s stern, and the fantail watch is to search for a possible “man overboard.” Guy relates a story that takes place at the fantail. 17:12 Part 2: LeRoy Dennison (Coast Guard) Valuing Connections and Relationships at All Levels In this story, LeRoy describes a phone call he received early in the morning and a revelation that he learned about a superior officer. 25:09 Part 3: Kim Campbell (Air Force) on Connecting and being Human At a formal change of command ceremony, Kim takes command of a squadron. Something unique happens, which triggers a theme in how Kim leads. 31:18 Part 4: Kevin McNulty (Army) on Taking Care of Your People During his teenage years, Kevin reflects upon something he learned from being in the Young Marines program. Kevin advises us about one key component of leadership. _________________________________ How You Can Support the Show Unlabeled Leadership is a free service for people to learn about leadership. If you want to support the show, you can make a $0.99 donation. Your support reduces production expenses. https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/support No transcript available (future enhancement) Episode links Guest LinkedIn Profiles, Guy W. Wallace, Leroy Dennison, Kim Campbell, Kevin McNulty Episodes    013: Guy Wallace and Clarity of Purpose    037: LeRoy Dennison Illustrates How We Can Value Others    095: Kim Campbell Gets to the Heart of Leadership    019: Kevin McNulty Listens to Culture Gary DePaul’s website  Gary’s books:    What the Heck Is Leadership and Why Should I Care?    Nine Practices of 21st Century Leadership  Background Music You can find all the musical tracks at Envato Elements. 00:00 Theme music: Uplift Corporate Inspire by OlexandrIgnatov 00:47 Winter by plaincask 16:55 Cute by alexbird 24:50 The Fantasy Beyond by _Blacksmith_ 31:00 Acoustic Guitar Soft by Awesome_Music 32:40 Fun and Flirtyby BrownHouseMedia Lead on! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/support
Dec 21, 2021
33 min
118: More Host Leadership Picks: Randy McNeely, Dino Ferrari, and Terry Knickerbocker
In Episode 118, I share three leadership stories from episodes in 2021. 01:42 Part 1: Randy McNeely and Speaking from the Heart Randy illustrates how a fellow student’s words can have a long-lasting and profound effect. 10:28 Part 2: Dino Ferrari on Being Valued In this story, Dino talks about how his CEO showed him value. 18:34 Part 3: Terry Knickerbocker Innovates During the Pandemic During the pandemic, organizations had to work quickly and innovatively to change their technology to accommodate the new ways that their employees worked. Terry shares a story where he and his colleagues innovate to enable teaching at a distance. _________________________________ How You Can Support the Show Unlabeled Leadership is a free service for people to learn about leadership. If you want to support the show, you can make a $0.99 donation. Your support reduces production expenses. https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/support No transcript available (future enhancement) Episode links Guest LinkedIn Profiles, Randy McNeely, Dino Ferrari, Terry Knickerbocker Episodes    045: Randy McNeely Helps Build Cultures    047: Dino Ferrari Values People    089: Terry Knickerbocker Helps People Find Their Voice Gary DePaul’s website  Gary's books:    What the Heck Is Leadership and Why Should I Care?    Nine Practices of 21st Century Leadership  Background Music You can find all the musical tracks at Envato Elements. 00:00 Theme music: Uplift Corporate Inspire by OlexandrIgnatov 01:25 Bullfight In The Club by EasyTunes 10:10 Business Inspirational Corporate Presentation by MusicalSmile 18:17 Shuffle Piano Jazz by EasyTunes 32:18 Fun and Flirtyby BrownHouseMedia Lead on! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/support
Dec 16, 2021
33 min
117: Host Leadership Picks: Judy Hale, Patrick Ward, and Chip Baker
In Episode 117, I share segments from episodes in the first half of 2021. 01:03 Part 1: Judy Hale, Her Dad, Divergence, and Looking for the Brown Suit Companies need a brown suit in the room. Why? Judy’s father explained to her how the brown suit at a company symbolized the openness to divergency. 07:01 Part 2: Patrick Ward, Pandemic, Mental Pressure, and the Daily Standup In this story, Patrick explains his concerns about remote work during the pandemic. He expands on his description of what is involved in leading effectively. 17:28 Part 3: Chip Baker, Do Your Best, Transactional, and Transformational Through his story about his superhero mother, Chip shares one of his guiding principles and then expands to a broader discussion. _________________________________ How You Can Support the Show Unlabeled Leadership is a free service for people to learn about leadership. If you want to support the show, you can make a $0.99 donation. Your support reduces production expenses. https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/support No transcript available (future enhancement) Episode links Guest LinkedIn Profiles, Judy Hale, Patrick Ward, Chip Baker Episodes 004: Judy Hale and the Brown Suit 052: Patrick Ward Explains the Return for Giving Up Control 051: Come on…Chip Baker: Go Get It! Gary DePaul’s website  Gary's books:    What the Heck Is Leadership and Why Should I Care?    Nine Practices of 21st Century Leadership  Background Music You can find all the musical tracks at Envato Elements. 00:00 Theme music: Uplift Corporate Inspire by OlexandrIgnatov 00:45 Bullfight In The Club by EasyTunes 06:43 Funky Blues Groove by EvolvingVibes 17:10 Soft Ambient Clean by dimadjdocent 24:45 Fun and Flirtyby BrownHouseMedia Lead on! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/support
Dec 14, 2021
25 min
116: More Outtakes: Enrique Rubio, Peter Popovich, Phyllis Millikan, Tim Brock, and Matt Donovan
In Episode 116, I share some guests clips that did not make the final version of their episode. Sometimes between parts, guests share amazing leadership comments or advice. In this episode, I share outtakes with Enrique Rubio, Peter Popovich, Phyllis Millikan, Tim Brock, and Matt Donovan. 01:14 Part 1: Enrique Rubio and the Disservice to Yourself Enrique talks about one of the hardest things for us to do. 03:11 Part 2: Peter Popovich and the Growth Accelerator Peter distinguishes between the difficulty of changing IQ and the strong possibility of changing EQ. 05:52 Part 3: Phyllis Millikan and Connecting with Teammates and Colleagues Phyllis explains how learning about the people you work with can mitigate language differences. 10:30 Part 4: Tim Brock and Why Leadership Is Crucial Tim describes how two teachers’ toxicity damaged a school. He talks about how crucial leadership is. 14:01 Part 5: Matt Donovan and Resolving Dilemmas Matt discusses the balance between extremes and describes how leadership can help. _________________________________ How You Can Support the Show Unlabeled Leadership is a free service for people to learn about leadership. If you want to support the show, you can make a $0.99 donation. Your support reduces production expenses. https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/support No transcript available (future enhancement) Episode links Guest LinkedIn profiles, Enrique Rubio, Peter Popovich, Phyllis Millikan, Tim Brock, and Matt Donovan Episode 077, Enrique Rubio Inspires the Human Resource Profession Episode 006, Peter Popovich and the Pickled Lifelong Journey Episode 026, Peter Popovich Explains Emotional Intelligence Episode 016, Phyllis Millikan and Constructive Attribution Episode 075, Phyllis Millikan Taps into The Wisdom of Teams Episode 012, Tim Brock with Winning Hearts and Clearing Barriers Episode 017, Matt Donovan and A Glance in His Leadership Playbook Background Music You can find all the musical tracks at Envato Elements. 00:00 Theme music: Uplift Corporate Inspire by OlexandrIgnatov 00:55 Corporation by pinkzebra 02:53 Retro Delta Blues by AlexanderRufire 05:34 Spanish Breeze by iCENTURY 10:12 For Explainer Videos by CrazyTunes 13:43 Inspiring Ambient by Dirtyflint 19:48 Fun and Flirty by BrownHouseMedia Lead on! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/support
Dec 9, 2021
20 min
115: Leadership Outtake Conversations from 2021
In Episode 115, Leadership Outtakes, I share some guests clips that did not make the final version of their episode. Sometimes between parts, guests share amazing leadership comments or advice. In this episode, I share outtakes with Phyllis Millikan, Tim Brock, Lisa Wicker, and Kevin Jordan. 01:01 Part 1: Phyllis Millikan, Trust, and Remote Work Many managers are concerned about making sure that remote workers are spending paid time working. The concern is especially true during the pandemic. Phyllis shares 05:36 Part 2: Tim Brock, Performance Reviews, and Setting People Up for Success Tim explains the negative side of performance reviews when requiring forced ranking. He also explains how he helped a captain who reported to him. 08:09 Part 3: Lisa Wicker, Dr. W. Edwards Deming, and the End of the Performance Review Not only does Lisa know about Deming, but she also worked with him. Lisa shares some about her experience. She also discusses performance reviews. 11:26 Part 4: Kevin Jordan and the Power of Generational Intersectionality When you have multiple generations in the workplace, wonderful things and innovation can happen. Kevin talks about how having diverse experience levels can enable creative thinking. _________________________________ How You Can Support the Show Unlabeled Leadership is a free service for people to learn about leadership. If you want to support the show, you can make a $0.99 donation. Your support reduces production expenses. https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/support No transcript available (future enhancement) Episode links Guest LinkedIn profiles, Phyllis Millikan, Tim Brock, Lisa Wicker, Kevin Jordan Guests' episodes:   Episode 016, Phyllis Millikan and Constructive Attribution   Episode 075, Phyllis Millikan Taps into The Wisdom of Teams   Episode 012, Tim Brock with Winning Hearts and Clearing Barriers   Episode 022, Lisa Wicker Meets You Where You Are   Episode 062, Kevin Jordan Discovers Gifts in Situations Lisa’s book, Capacity Wikipedia, W. Edwards Deming Gary DePaul’s website  Background Music You can find all the musical tracks at Envato Elements. 00:00 Theme music: Uplift Corporate Inspire by OlexandrIgnatov 00:45 Uplifting Corporate Ambient by MusicStock 05:17 Blues Acoustic by AlexanderRufire 07:51 Midday Samba by iCENTURY 11:08 Ukulele Melodyby ArtHaiz 13:19 Fun and Flirtyby BrownHouseMedia Lead on! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/support
Dec 7, 2021
14 min
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