In our 7th episode of Season 2, Zac and Errol discuss the concept of decentralization both in the technology sector and leadership, using the example of Bitcoin and blockchain technology. How will this new, unregulated technology impact our world?
In our sixth episode of Season 2, Errol and Zac review Zac's progress in 1 on 1 leadership coaching with Errol. Zac explains some of his hesitations early on in the process, especially showing the vulnerability to submit to the coaching process. In the end, Zac came to the understanding that the changes he needed to make to become a better leader were small, but the result of making those changes had a huge impact on himself and his business.
In our fifth episode of Season 2, Zac and Errol are back to talk about issues that plague technology teams every single day. They reviewed two articles: the first, an article titled: "We fired our top talent. Best decision we ever made." published on Medium's Free Code Camp. The second article is a written response to the first, titled: "You Fired Your Top Talent, I Hope You're Happy." This week you will hear Errol and Zac weigh issues like the difference between taking pride in your work and getting overly emotionally evolved, as well as a breakdown of positive and negative qualities that are rewarded on software development teams depending on culture.
In this weeks episode Zac and Errol discuss the challenges of aggressive innovation, especially in the tech world. Through the lens of Uber, they explore the delicate balance between challenging institutions and disregarding rules and regulations.
In Episode 29, Zac and Errol are joined by special guest CEO and Founder of The Select Group, Sheldon Wolitski. The Select Group, a technical services firm, offers three solutions for connecting great companies with IT and engineering resources: managed services, direct placement, and contingent staffing. Listen in as Zac, Errol, and Sheldon discuss current trends in the technology sector, as well as the impact of leadership in technology!
In Episode 28, our second episode of Season 2, Zac and Errol are joined by special returning guest, renowned author, analyst, and speaker David Amerland. David is the author of soon-to-be released book The Sniper Mind: Eliminate Fear, Deal with Uncertainty, and Make Better Decisions. Zac, Errol, and David also dive in to the recent controversy surrounding The Google Memo and the impact on leadership in technology.
Welcome back to Season 2! The more things change the more they stay the same. In this episode, you'll hear an update about what Zac and Errol have been up to since Season 1 wrapped in June. You'll also get to hear their vision for Season 2. The technology industry has been fraught with leadership failures, seemingly one after another; situations like The Google Memo, or Uber. Silicon Valley has grown at a fast and furious pace, and there is a clear need for focus on leadership in technology to catch up with all of the advancement.
Due to scheduling complications during the summer break, the previously announced ending to Season 1 has been cancelled. Fans of The Leadership In Tech Podcast Series don't have to worry though, as we are currently revamping the series, making it better for our fans, lining up better guests, and basically just preparing to launch the next season. The launch date for Season 2 is TBD, but check back frequently for announcements and updates! I hope everyone is having a fun, and safe, summer!
In this week's episode Errol and Zac discuss the idea of the daily question, or questions, to be more accurate. Whatever you care about, whatever you want to improve, or whatever you want to know if you even need to improve, should all turn into your daily questions. They are the way you can make sure you are consciously trying to do something or improve something on a regular basis, and to keep track of your success while doing it.
Zac's leadership development plan is laid out this week, and his co-host and leadership coach Errol has no issue stating that he loves it! Zac goes over what his most important principles are, and what qualities he needs to try to improve upon daily. As he lays out his 'Action Plan' he explains the origins of his ideas, as well as expounds on how the findings of his research helped him develop these ideas while Erroll comments on his part in developing the plan, and periodically questions Zac or reminds him of something. They're life experiences make for a good background discussion in relation to his new 'Action Plan'.