A Game Changing Approach to Leadership using TED

May 15, 2013
Hosted by Marcia Zidle

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“As a leader, everything is your responsibility, because you always could have chosen otherwise.” Peter Koestenbaum. Choice and understanding the “trade-offs” of choice lie at the heart of effective leadership. Greg Magennis, in his work with leaders over the past 20+ years has come to appreciate the critical nature of this process and will share with you the success of applying a powerful model, created by David Emerald in his landmark book called, “The Power of TED*”. Over the past four years, while working within a private leadership academy for business owners and their C Suite execs, Greg has observed and worked with hundreds of leaders applying the principles of “shift”, moving from unresourceful, anxiety driven choices, to resourceful, purpose driven choices that are creating massive opportunities for all stakeholders in their businesses. Come and learn about the “Dreaded Drama Triangle”, “DDT”, and how to escape it using TED*, “The Empowerment Dynamic.

The Business Edge

The Business Edge

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Your entrepreneurial vision has taken hold. Your business is growing. It's everything you hoped for and more. Or is it? With growth come bigger headaches: more hiring, more capital, more customers to satisfy, more employees to deal with, more plates to juggle and more demands on your time. Whether you realize it or not, you are experiencing Growing Pains!

On The Business Edge, with host Marcia Zidle, The Smart Moves Coach, you will hear how to make the leap from running a stressful business that is always putting out fires to leading a successful company that operates like a finely tuned management machine. You will meet savvy, street smart entrepreneurs and business leaders who’ll share their stories of success and even missteps as well as practical solutions to the unique challenges faced by growing companies.

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Marcia Zidle

Marcia Zidle

Marcia Zidle, The Smart Moves Coach, works with entrepreneurial ventures and small to medium size companies to build and leverage their leadership foundation to move from Start-Up to Scale-Up to Successful Enterprise. In other words, she helps them take the growing pains out of growth.

Coming from a unique entrepreneurial and corporate background, she’s both street smart and strategic as she guides CEO’s and their management teams to focus on the right priorities - the right talent - the right alignment - the right performance to get the right results that will satisfy their investors, customers and other stakeholders.

With 25 years of management, business consulting and international experience, she brings an expertise in executive and team leadership; employee engagement and performance; personal and organization change; emotional and social intelligence. Her clients range from privately owned businesses to mid-market professional firms to divisions of global companies in the following industries: healthcare, financial services, insurance, manufacturing, transportation, high-tech, hospitality as well as governments and nonprofit agencies.

Marcia's "claim to fame" is as a global citizen, living as an expatriate with her family in Scandinavia and Australia. In fact, one of her children is an "Aussie.” She’s traveled in over 30 countries throughout Europe, the Middle East, Far East and South Pacific.

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