Rookie Leaders Podcast

Rookie Leaders Podcast

Hosted by: Michael Tanner

Leadership Lessons for Newbies My name is Michael Tanner, it is my mission is to help YOU become the leader everyone loves and wants to follow. So YOU can positively impact business results and the lives of those...

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Episodes

110 - How To Plan For Success In The Future

Do you have concerns about the future of your team? Does your company utilize succession planning that seems ineffective? Or maybe you’re feeling to need for additional leaders in your team, but uncertain how to...
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109 - How To Minimize Negativity

Do you struggle with negativity in your team? Do you often hear comments like “that won’t work because…” from team members? Or maybe you feel a real struggle to energize or excite your team about the goal you're...
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108 - How To Take A Proper Vacation

Have you ever tried to take a family vacation, but your vacation turned into a frustrating repeat of you responding to office emails, answering urgent phone calls, or trying to pull away from your laptop to spend time...
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107 - How To Be An Excellent Leader

Every leader wants to be an excellent leader. But the loneliness and isolation of being at the “top” can make excellence feel like mission impossible. Aaron Walker has been in small business and community leadership...
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106 - Poor Performance Review

Do you have a team member that is underperforming, but you are afraid to give them a bad performance review? Giving performance reviews, especially for poor performance, are typically the first scary act for a new...
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105 - Dealing With A Workplace Bully

Do you have a workplace bully on your team? Have you dealt with that bully yet? Are you worried about the impact this bully is having on the rest of your team? Dealing with a workplace bully is difficult and scary -...
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104 - Interim Leadership Positions with Deborah Coviello

Are you in a temporary or interim leadership position? This is often the pathway to a permanent leadership position. There are certainly nuisances to interim positions that can be difficult to navigate. In this...
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103 - How To Lead In Difficult Situations

I’m often asked leadership questions that follow the form, “how would you lead in a situation where ________?” And they fill in that blank with whatever difficult situation they are facing at the time - where you need...
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102 - Does Your Team Know You Believe In Them?

In a recent parenting failure, I learned a really important leadership lesson. This lesson is related to the question if your team knows that you believe in them. Do you believe in your team’s ability to succeed? Do...
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101 - The Burden of Problem Solving

I often hear leaders complaining about the burden of problems. They are referencing the fact their team members are consistently bringing problems to them. I’m always quick to point out this is exactly what leaders...
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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...
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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...
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