Rookie Leaders Podcast

Rookie Leaders Podcast

Hosted by: Michael Tanner

Leadership Lessons for Newbies

All Episodes

Episodes

100 - Rookie Leaders Story

It's a celebration! The Rookie Leaders Podcast hits 100 episodes! To celebrate the milestone, I revisit the story behind the podcast. Me  Leadership credentials - listen to episode 1  Fear of...
View Episode

099 - Imposter Syndrome with Olivia Carter

 “Free your inner critic to inner confidence so that you have more impact as a leader” - Olivia Carter Imposter syndrome impacts us all differently. While I’ve understood imposter syndrome for some time, I’ve never...
View Episode

098 - How To Fire A Team Member

Firing a team member is a difficult situation, especially for a new leader that has never done it before. There is no advice I can give you that will make it easy, but there are ways to ensure you do it correctly. In...
View Episode

097 - How To Recognize Good Leadership

I’m often asked to identify the best leaders I’ve worked for. I’ve been very fortunate to work for some really good leaders. Additionally fortunate, I’ve also worked for some really bad leaders. So I can easily tell...
View Episode

096 - Are Politicians Good Leaders?

Students of our Leadership Accelerator course recently brought up a question about politicians. The question was essentially, “should we view politicians as examples of good leadership?” “Well, no.” While my response...
View Episode

095 - First Action For Every New Leader

“I’ve just been promoted to a leadership position. What is the most important thing I should do first?” I get this type of question all the time. Now that I’m a leader, what do I do first? I’m always glad to see new...
View Episode

094 - Unique Challenges Women Face In Leadership

I am obviously unqualified to tell you about the unique challenges that women face in leadership. But that is certainly not the case with my guest, Nichole Harrop. Nichole is a leadership and career coach. She is a...
View Episode

093 - Does Appearance Matter?

Very early in my corporate career, I went to my boss to request some leadership training. I was the new leader of a small group of software developers and I wanted to be the best leader I could be. My boss seemed...
View Episode

092 - Why Do You Need To Be In A Group?

Small groups of like-minded people have been a huge influence on my leadership journey for many years. Are you in a small group? Maybe you call it a support group, accountability group, or mastermind group. It doesn’t...
View Episode

091 - Marine Corps Infantry Officer's Lessons on Leadership

You probably have a lot of misconceptions and misunderstandings about military leadership. You don’t want to miss today’s podcast episode. We have Mike Ettore on the podcast to clear up all your wrong views of...
View Episode

090 - Relationships

Relationships are the most important element of effective leadership. Good relationships will help you overcome any shortcomings you have in other areas of your leadership. In today’s podcast, I’ll describe what type...
View Episode

089 - Motive

Why do you want to be a leader? The answer to this question will greatly impact your leadership effectiveness. Your team members are constantly questioning your motives for being a leader. Their questions are answered...
View Episode