Encore: Leadership is not making excuses for today but creating a new tomorrow
November 2, 2017
Hosted by Ronald Graves
Join us as we talk to leadership author, speaker, and performance consultant Gary A. DePaul, PhD. Gary’s cutting-edge book Nine Practices of 21st Century Leadership: A Guide to Inspiring Creativity, Innovation, and Engagement removes the mystery and provides much needed shortcuts to deciphering the wide range of current leadership techniques and philosophies. A must read, and the foundation of every library, Gary’s book draws on his experiences as a performance improvement professional and provides insight and practical advice for all levels of an organization, from individual contributors to the CEO. Gary will discuss some of the key concepts in his book and participate in a one-on coaching session designed to draw out best practices in authoring, publishing, and marketing your expertise. We will also discuss his upcoming book, Crack the Leadership Development Code.
Coaching for Real
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Coaching for Real is based on the premise that the best answers to a person’s biggest challenges lie within themselves. A good coach enables their client to develop a deeper level of self-awareness in order to find the answers from within.
This show allows you to hear the challenges of ordinary business professionals just like yourself, and experience the power of the coaching process. Many of the guests are selected from our listening audience. They have the opportunity to showcase their business and participate in a live coaching session. Each guest gains a deeper understanding of their challenges and are able to develop the first steps of an action plan to take performance to a whole new level.
You will discover that there is a world full of business professionals that face the same challenges that you do. In addition, you are introduced to a powerful way to solve those challenges that may be completely different from anything you have ever tried.
Ronald Graves has over 30 years of experience in business consulting with 20 of those years being in leadership positions. He has consulted for organizations in healthcare, manufacturing, staffing, food processing, logistics, construction, transportation and food service. He has also worked with many public sector employers including cities, counties and school districts.
Ronald has spent the past eight years building on his organizational performance expertise through the study of business innovation and creativity as well as human performance improvement. He now consults from the intersection of these three distinct but interrelated disciplines. During this time he added the designations of Certified Performance Technologist and Certified Coach, Teacher, and Speaker to his Certified Safety Professional designation.
Ronald combines the skills of teacher, trainer, manager, leader, consultant, mentor and coach. He possesses the unique distinction of being an executive coach and leadership expert in combination with his vast experience in organizational performance improvement. This allows him to see deep inside the leaders as well as the systems that make up virtually any organization.
Ronald believes that within the DNA of ever leader and every organization lies a masterpiece. This belief forms the core of his coaching practice and fuels his passion for helping business leaders achieve greatness for themselves, their teams and their organizations.