Leadership in Tech Episode 53: "Grit!" (Re-Release of Ep. #24/Season 1)

This week we are re-releasing episode 24 from our 1st season. 

Zac and Errol discuss GRIT The Power of Passion and Perseverence, a New York Times bestseller by pioneering psychologist Angela Duckworth which shows anyone striving to succeed—be it parents, students, educators, athletes, or business people—that the secret to outstanding achievement is not talent but a special blend of passion and persistence she calls “grit.”

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Leadership In Tech Episode 51: Interview with Erik

Today we have a unique episode, with our first ‘anonymous’ guest, Erik. Erik is using an pseudo alias as his last name, going by Erik “Edgar A. Perry, A Bostonian”  and only spoke with us through an audio connection.

They discuss in detail the inner workings of many tech teams and companies, and how leadership in the tech industry is suffering, although there may be hope yet.  

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Leadership In Tech Episode 50: The Score Takes Care Of Itself

We wanted to thank all of our listeners for sticking with us, and especially those who have been with us since the beginning. Today is our 50th episode, we are halfway to 100 and we hope that you all stick with us for the ride!  Thanks again, and we hope you enjoy what we have today for you.

For this special episode, Zac and Errol are reviewing a great book on leadership by a great leader, the famous NFL Coach Bill Walsh and his book “The Score Takes Care Of Itself”!

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Leadership In Tech Episode 49: Process, Pace, and Prioritization: An Interview with Marcus Blankenship

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!

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Leadership In Tech Podcast Episode 48: The War Of Art, Part II (Ep. #48)

This is the 2nd part of a special 2-part episode, following the release of the first part last Thursday, March 1st, 2018.  

Today, Zac and Errol will continue discussing the book The War of Art by Steven Pressfield.  They continue to discuss his ideas of resistance and more!

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!

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Leadership in Tech Episode 47: The War Of Art, Part 1

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.

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Leadership In Tech Episode 46: No Such Thing As Implied Orders

"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.

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Leadership In Tech Episode 45: Finding Your Why with Jen Lew (The Re-Release of Ep. 12 from Season 1)

This week we wanted to reiterate important messages that were discussed with the charismatic guest star Jen Lew, our first guest ever, way back in Episode 12 of Season 1.

Zac, Errol, and I think it’s important to remember where you came from, and the building blocks you started with. It’s as important as ever with how hectic today’s world is that we remember our Why?

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Leadership in Tech Episode 42: Interview With Daniel Sieberg

Daniel Sieberg is from Civil, the same company as Matthew Iles, another guest we had on recently (Episode 36: Civil- Decentralized Journalism).

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.

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Leadership in Tech Episode 41: Interview With Andy Davis

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.

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Leadership In Tech Episode 40: Leading, Coding, and Meditating: Interview With Morgan Dix

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.

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Leadership in Tech Episode 39: 5 Questions To End 2017

To end 2017, Zac and Errol used a unique approach for our New Years Special. They ask each other five questions as they explore the year in review and find out which parts of 2017 stood out for each of them. Listen in to our 39th Episode and find out what is on our hosts minds, as they ask each other “5 Questions To End 2017."

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Leadership in Tech Episode 38: Interview with Brandon Powell

In our ninth episode of Season 2, Zac and Errol are thrilled to go off script and speak with Brandon Powell, an interesting and inspiring individual. Brandon is the owner of Dojo Body and Mind, based out of Charlotte, NC. He is a martial arts aficionado, specializing in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Thai boxing, boxing, Kung Fu, Sanshou, and stick and knife fighting. Most notably, Brandon is a 1st generation internationally certified Wim Hof Method instructor. Brandon considers The Wim Hof Method a human technology, and the ultimate health and wellness self defense to maintain strength and vitality. Listen in as Brandon shares his perspectives and experiences working with all types, from the investment banker, to the housewife, to the coder or programmer and everything in between! 

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Leadership in Tech Episode 37: Interview with Paul Singh

Errol and Zac are excited for episode 37, an interview with Paul Singh. Paul is the founder of Results Junkies, whose mission is to grow start ups and small businesses, everywhere else. Paul is a dad, an entrepreneur, a speaker, and an investor who recently traveled the United States with the goal of meeting as many entrepreneurs as possible, and understanding what it is like to build companies in smaller markets. Paul believes that tech entrepreneurship is everywhere, you don't have to travel or relocate to the Silicon Valley or major markets to find success, and every company is a technology company today.

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Leadership in Tech Episode 36: Civil - Decentralized Journalism

In our tenth episode of season 2, Zac and Errol are excited to share their conversation with Matthew Iles, CEO and Founder of Civil. Matthew and his team at Civil believe decentralization is the key to a free and independent press. And they are using blockchain technology to achieve it. Civil believes the certainty and transparency of blockchain technology can offer a radical new way forward for the journalism industry with open governance and cryptoeconomics. Our discussion today showcases a new way that we view and consume media, and focuses on the erosion of leadership in journalism, and what technologies can provide a better model. It's hard to find a more relevant topic in today's world. 

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Leadership in Tech Episode 35: Interview with Steve Acho

In episode 35, Zac and Errol are joined by technology staffing executive, author, and musician Steve Acho.  Steve manages a staffing technology company, Soltice Consulting Group, and a technology staffing product, Shortro. Steve evangelizes the use of technology to be more human, and helping "change the conversation" in the market, so that organizations can find better fits, and job-seekers and find more meaningful work.

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Leadership in Tech Episode 34: Interview with Jessica Sears

In Episode 34, Zac and Errol are joined by special guest, CEO and Founder of Bold, LLC, Jessica Sears. Jessica, a driven and charismatic entrepreneur, is an executive career coach and speaker, who has made it her mission inspire massive action to help people improve their lives, reach for their dreams, and achieve a healthy balance. Jessica is also an accomplished Account Executive at The Select Group, a technical services firm, and can lend tremendous expertise into the current state of tech. Listen in this week as Jessica, Zac, and Errol dive into tech trends and lifestyle choices!

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