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Leadership in Tech Episode 24: Grit!

This week, 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.” Errol and Zac exchange their own experiences with grit, whether it be Errol grinding through BUDs training to become a SEAL, or Zac putting in the work and problem solving his way to the top of his field as a software developer. 

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Leadership in Tech Episode 22: Can You Be Friends With Your Employees?

This week Errol and Zac talk about whether or not as a leader, you can be friends with your employees.  It's a leadership lesson that every good leader has to learn and the answer isn't simple. According to Errol there is a difference between being friendly and having friendships with subordinates, and it all comes down to maintaining an effective separation. 

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Leadership in Tech Episode 21: Working to Your Level of Capability with James Costa

This week Errol and Zac are joined by James Costa, Founder and CEO of remote based design and development agency Phuse.ca.  James' passion for leadership in technology shines through in Episode 21 as the guys discuss important topics including gender diversity and the need for more women in leadership, remote teams, work-life balance, psychological safe zones, and culture.

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Leadership in Tech Episode 19: 1 On 1 With the Boss

This week, Zac demonstrates courage, humility, and discipline by submitting himself to 1 on 1 leadership training with Errol.  Episode 19 marks the first installment in this process, which will be profiled during podcast episodes over the next several months. Witness, first hand, as Zac and Errol embark on the process of growth and self improvement.

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Leadership in Tech Episode 18: Will AI Take Over the World? (feat. Ray Plante)

Ray Plante, a Platform Architect at NaraLogics joins us this week to discuss Artificial Intelligence. Will AI take over the world? According to Ray, that depends on the us. Leadership will drive the success and ultimate risks associated with AI: it's up to business leaders and teams within organizations to make decisions about what to implement, and to be wise about what types of problems we solve with AI.

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Leadership in Tech Episode 17: Gratitude with Mark Billows

Mark Billows, creator extraordinaire, joins Errol and Zac this week for episode 17. Mark, who works as a freelance creative director, dives into the topic of leadership and shares poignant thoughts on the topic as it relates to advertising, technology, or virtually any other field. According to Mark, the default operating system of leadership should be gratitude. Leaders today need to change their perspective from mere expectations to an understanding and appreciation of both effort and attention.

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Leadership in Tech Episode 16: Certified vs. Certifiable

This week Errol and Zac discuss the value of obtaining extra certifications and degrees in your professional field. Errol recently received his certification in Executive Coaching under Marshall Goldsmith, and Errol and Zac firmly believe no matter what your experience level, there is always someone to learn from.

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Leadership in Tech Episode 15: Culture, A Success Story

Errol and Zac are excited to present Episode 15: Culture, A Success Story. This week, they interview Pete Welling and Brad Kramer, both employees of CA Technologies, an IT company that helps their customers turn great ideas into business outcomes through app development and IT innovation. Pete and Brad walked Errol and Zac through the relationship between business and IT at CA Technologies, and how it has evolved into a model for successful culture in business today. 

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Leadership in Tech Episode 14: SMACC: Situation - Mission - Action - Command - Control

This week Errol and Zac identify the SMACC Process, a crucial decision making process that can be applied to business, technology, or any aspect of life. SMACC: Situation - Mission - Action - Command - and Control is a cognitive process used to guide decision making. SMACC helps to define and clarify issues, and determine what, if any, actions are necessary.

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Leadership in Tech Episode 12: Find Your Why with Jen Lew

Zac and Errol are excited to share the first guest feature episode of the Leadership in Technology Podcast. Jen Lew, founder of North Fork Marketing and Design is a charismatic, driven, and energetic business woman whose ability to adapt to new challenges is a quality we should all strive to attain.

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Leadership in Tech Episode 2: Why Are We Here?

In our second episode of Leadership in Tech, Errol and Zac answer the question: why are we here? This episode also discusses the connection between vulnerability and growth. Making yourself vulnerable empowers you and everyone around you... and it doesn't entail calling a meeting to tell your people you are afraid of the dark.

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