Today Zac and Errol finish the book, or section, on Culture. Culture is only the 2nd part of the Accountability Funnel. They discuss ways that culture affects the workplace and productivity and health of a company, and how personal cultures and workplace cultures intersect. Tune in to hear them go through what content has been covered in the last few episodes related to culture, and tee off what comes next.Read More
In today’s episode Zac and Errol compare the cultures of the FBI and the Navy SEALs, concentrating more on the FBI and different problems he encountered in that culture. This is part one of a 2 part series comparing the cultures, with part 2 concentrating on the positive aspects of the FBI culture.Read More
The guys discuss a topic they saw in an article online on Medium about employers using the term Culture Fit as a codeword for sexism, or basically any non-legitimate reason to not hire someone. Hear how it relates to their own experience with workplace culture and hiring practices from Zac’s tech experience to Errol’s description of SEAL culture.Read More
What is your culture? How does your personal culture affect others? How often are they forced into your culture? Do you transfer your personal culture to work? You’d be surprised at the answers to these, and more.Read More
Today the guys discuss intuition and being a good example as leader. They touch on acting on impulses, and off of emotions. How can we use our emotions, and intuition, and turn them into a process that will be effective regularly? Is there a way you could have done better? Ask yourself that every day, and make sure that as leader your behavior exemplifies the behavior you want in your employees!Read More
Hey everyone, and welcome back to our 3rd season of the Leadership in Tech Podcast Series, brought to you by The Tech OnRamp! We’re very excited to be kicking off our new season finally, and Zac and Errol were eager to start recording and getting down to the topics for season 3!Read More
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”!Read More
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!Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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'.Read More
This week Errol and Zac pickup where they left off with Zac's one on one leadership training. Together, they reviewed the results of Zac's 360 assessment, and determined Zac needs improvement in providing guidelines and accountability for his team. Listen in as Errol gives some great tips on how to improve in these areas without seeming overbearing or militaristic.Read More
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.Read More
We are proud to share our twentieth episode, a no holds barred interview with international speaker, author, and business journalist David Amerland. Together David, Zac, and Errol explore facets of leadership in both the business world and the tech world. David, who is a global strategy adviser, blogger, and contributor, is also the author of soon-to-be released book The Sniper Mind, as well as several other books including SEO Help, and The Social Media Mind.Read More
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.Read More