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Talk Like a Leader

May 28, 2019

A common challenge leaders face is the tendency to drift into past focused conversations when trying to solve problems or coach team members. A key skill to develop is the ability to move the conversation to a future focus. In this episode, Guy talks about the importance of shifting to the future in both your thinking...


May 21, 2019

When you find yourself in a conflict situation, it is tempting to "go on the attack" to make your point. Winning the argument can take center stage in your mind. And, that approach rarely ends well for either person. In this episode, Guy will explore the idea of trying to relate to your opponent in an effort to find...


May 14, 2019

This is the last of five episodes where I discuss the Four E's of Leadership (Engage, Encourage, Equip, and Empower) with my friend and colleague Carl Smith. Carl is a Master Trainer of the DISC model, and he brings a long history of training and coaching leaders to this conversation. In this episode, we explore how...


May 7, 2019

Carl Smith, Master Trainer of the DISC model, returns to continue our conversation about the Four E's of Leadership (Engage, Encourage, Equip, and Empower). In this episode, we first explore the difference between Equipping and Empowering. Then, we discuss how to Equip people based on their DISC communication style....