This week we interview another like mind: Marcus Blankenship! A self described ‘Technical Leadership Consultant and Trainer’ who is a fellow cultivator of leadership in technology!
Today Zac and Errol hammer home our main ideas and reiterate what they have set as the bedrock of their development, exploring the intertwining areas of technology and leadership, how they come together, and how to rise to your position when the time comes to be a leader of tech!
To hear more about how Zac and Errol interpret, and utilize, the best selling book The War of Art, keep on listening! This book has helped so many people to be more successful and productive. Now it can help you too, with the unique perspective of Zac and Errol to guide you!
Today, Zac and Errol will begin discussing the book The War of Art by Steven Pressfield. They dive into it in detail, discussing his ideas of resistance and how they affect not only individuals, even themselves, but teams in tech and everywhere else as well. By being prepared with a contingency plan to start as we’ve covered previously, you can learn how to avoid resistance and accomplish the best possible results.
"Have you ever thought about doing that...this way?" We've all heard it before, but when you hear from your boss, what do you do? Is it an order, or is he just giving you a pointer (take it or leave it)?
Well, that's what our hosts Zac and Errol discuss today on the 46th episode of Leadership in Tech. Follow along as they approach the issue of 'implied orders' from both the employers, and employees, point of view.
This week Zac and Errol discuss the effects that not following guidelines can have, and how best to deal with it. They touch on how psychological safe zones play into predicting a projects success, and how to deal with team members who may be showing resistance.
Bryan Peters started off with Mechanical Engineering wanting to change the world, to make a lasting effect on it. He first started working in the passenger rail industry, doing what he called "the ghostbusters" work of the train world: coming in to fix problems and make things work and save the day.
Daniel has a long career in which he has been on TV, mostly while with CNN but occasionally as a Google spokesperson as well. While at CNN, he got his start on television while working simultaneously in the dot com department. He was there for the rise of the internet, as well as the fall of the twin towers during the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
In our 41st episode, season 2, we interview Andy Davis from across the pond. Andy is from London, England, and is the head of marketing at Venturi Group. He also hosts their podcast, Venturi's Voice. Andy also has a history working with startups, and its through that experience he was able to find his success at Venturi Group and launch their new podcast.
Welcome back to Leadership in Tech, and Happy New Years! We hope our listeners had a great New Year’s and New Years Eve. In our first episode of 2018, we have on special guest Morgan Dix, a meditation coach, cofounder of aboutmeditation.com and the host of the OneMind Meditation Podcast.
Morgan, Zac, and Errol bring in the new year by discussing meditation, and how it can benefit leaders, tech workers, and everyone else as well.