Communication Traps: Is It You or Is It Me?
September 13, 2016
Hosted by Jeff Smith
We all fall victim to communication mishaps.We think we are on the same page until we realize that the results that we are getting do not match our expectations. We will explore the DISC assessment tool, ways to use DISC for you, your team and your organization. We will also cover how to build trust on your teams and ways to set clear expectations. You will learn about activities that build trust in the workplace, identity what is keeping you from reaching your full potential and ideas on improving your key relationships. This is the first show in the series and you will also learn about Jeff Smith and his leadership journey while also learning about clients he has worked and their best practices.
Voltcast: Illuminating Leadership
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Great leaders multiply their vision into results that far exceed the resources they start with. Through interviews and discussions, Jeff Smith explores leadership issues and illuminates action points and perspectives to help teams in any industry. Jeff talks with experts who study these issues and shares some of his own wisdom from years as an executive leader and executive coach.
The show covers issues that are impacting real teams right now. These include mindfulness in leadership, shaping the right corporate culture and other tips and tools for leaders and teams.
Jeff Smith is a leadership multiplier. He helps leaders develop their potential and apply their talents to meet their goals. His passion for this work led him to found Voltage Leadership Consulting in 2011, where he and his partners have guided thousands of individuals and teams to excellence.
Like many of the executives he coaches, Jeff balances his work, family time with his wife and four children, and training for marathons. He uses a collaborative approach with his clients to help them pinpoint their vision for their professional and personal lives and make it reality.
Jeff draws on more than twenty-five years of experience as an executive in human resources and operations with both profit and nonprofit organizations. His expertise includes organizational development, organizational change, succession planning, executive coaching, team-building, leadership development, and recruiting.
Jeff graduated cum laude with a BBA from James Madison University in management and history. He also holds a MA from George Washington University in Human Resource Development. Additionally, Jeff graduated from Georgetown University with an Executive Coaching and Leadership Certificate and became a Fellow of the Advisory Board in 2006. He earned his Professional Coach Certification through the International Coaching Federation.