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EP 37: How Now From Here – Part 3

It’s been a year like no other. To commemorate one year on from the first Covid case in Ireland, and the first Leadership in Chaos podcast episode, I have Zoomed Out to look back over the past year and look forward to answer the question “How Now From Here?”In 4 connected episodes/parts I summarise and highlight the best principles to help navigate our way forward from here. Insights include:Reviewing the context for LeadershipThe Neurology of Leadership in ChaosThe 5 Cs of Being your Best when things are at their WorstLeaders eat last…but they gotta eat!Support the show (https://flowukandireland.com/)
FlowIrelandAdmin
4th March 2021
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EP 36: How Now From Here – Part 2.

It’s been a year like no other. To commemorate one year on from the first Covid case in Ireland, and the first Leadership in Chaos podcast episode, I have Zoomed Out to look back over the past year and look forward to answer the question “How Now From Here?”In 4 connected episodes/parts I summarise and highlight the best principles to help navigate our way forward from here. Insights include:Reviewing the context for LeadershipThe Neurology of Leadership in ChaosThe 5 Cs of Being your Best when things are at their WorstLeaders eat last…but they gotta eat!Support the show (https://flowukandireland.com/)
FlowIrelandAdmin
4th March 2021
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EP 35: How Now From Here – Part 1.

It’s been a year like no other. To commemorate one year on from the first Covid case in Ireland, and the first Leadership in Chaos podcast episode, I have Zoomed Out to look back over the past year and look forward to answer the question “How Now From Here?”In 4 connected episodes/parts I summarise and highlight the best principles to help navigate our way forward from here.Insights include:Reviewing the context for LeadershipThe Neurology of Leadership in ChaosThe 5 Cs of Being your Best when things are at their WorstLeaders eat last…but they gotta eat!Support the show (https://flowukandireland.com/)
FlowIrelandAdmin
4th March 2021
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EP 34: Finding Meaning in Chaos

People out there are really struggling. And the Chaos has moved from external disruption (economy and autonomy) to internal questioning as we struggle for meaning. In this episode I focus on what this means for leaders and their role. Insights include:How the Leader today has now become the white-collar frontline workerThe 3 Migrating Stages of people’s struggle during the pandemicFinding Meaning as a key to ResilienceWhy Finding Meaning is not a Quest Related Episodes:Episode 31: “Your PPE for a Better 2021”Episodes 12 - 14: “Motivation in Chaos, Parts 1, 2, & 3”Episodes 9 - 10: “Remote Leadership, Parts 1 & 2”Listener Review - 5 Stars:Leadership in Chaos is a hot topic, deals directly with the challenges of Covid as well as suggesting simple and clear approaches to improve. Well worth the investment of 15 minutes a week. Support the show (https://flowukandireland.com/)
FlowIrelandAdmin
18th February 2021
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EP 33: “Taking Back Control” in Chaos

In this episode I focus on what the leader’s role is in restoring a sense of control to help with people’s struggle around morale, motivation, and mental health. Insights include: Insights from Flow CEO Forum on what keeps them awake at night Facebook CFO’s advice to graduating accountant for their future career The real answer to “Why people don’t do what they’re supposed to do” Motivation Psychology 101 – The 2 Simple Things you can do as a Leader that make the most difference Related Episodes: Episode 31: “Your PPE for a Better 2021” Episodes 12 – 14: “Motivation in Chaos - 1, 2, & 3” Episodes 9 – 10: “Remote Leadership Parts 1 & 2” Episode 5: “Clarity in Chaos” Support the show (https://flowukandireland.com/)
FlowIrelandAdmin
4th February 2021
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EP 32: Prioritising & Planning in Chaos

In this episode I focus on why, counter-intuitively, Prioritising & Planning become even more crucial in Chaos. Insights include:How Leadership is a delicate blend of feeling and actionWhat is the leadership contributionWhy Prioritise and Plan when there are no right answersThe real reason Leaders resist setting directionThe 3Cs of how to set prioritiesRelated Episodes:Episode 26: “The Leadership Contribution”Episodes 12 - 14: “Motivation in Chaos - 1, 2, 3”Episode 5: “Clarity in Chaos”Support the show (https://flowukandireland.com/)
FlowIrelandAdmin
21st January 2021
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EP 31: Your PPE for a Better 2021

In this important Omnibus episode, the first of 2021, I share a simple but profound and effective way to prepare yourself for a better 2021 – in spite of the Chaos. The Leader's PPE stands for:P – Perspective (Scripting the right Story)P – Priorities (Choosing the right Action)E – Equilibrium (Maintaining Resilience) The method is both holistic and human, and can be applied by both leaders and non-leaders.So feel free to share with anyone struggling to get started in the Chaos of 2021.Support the show (https://flowukandireland.com/)
FlowIrelandAdmin
13th January 2021
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EP 30: Leadership Lessons in Chaos

In the final Episode of 2020 I select the top 5 Leadership lessons we can extract from the most trying of years. Lessons include:Leadership is critical & not just necessary during ChaosLife is random, discriminating, and unfair: meet it where it isThe “What’s Possible” mindsetThe Old World wasn’t perfect anywayPeople double down on their real self during ChaosSupport the show (https://flowukandireland.com/)
FlowIrelandAdmin
16th December 2020
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EP 29: Deepening Connections in Chaos

At a time when people are feeling increasing disconnection, this week I explore how to deepen connection. In this episode I explain: What Star Wars has to do with building connection How we often think we’re building connection when in fact we’re not How our Tacit Wisdom is stronger than our intellectual knowledge What to focus on to deepen connection …And ..our discomfort with silence Support the show (https://flowukandireland.com/)
FlowIrelandAdmin
2nd December 2020
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EP 28: We Need to Talk about Conversations

This week Ian discusses how to approach those Difficult Conversations. In this episode Ian explains: Why conversations are more difficult during a pandemic crisis How you need to get “Comfortable with Uncomfortable” How your Mindset influences the conversation outcome The opportunity in the Difficult …And how – approached correctly – there is often an even better way Support the show (https://flowukandireland.com/)
FlowIrelandAdmin
24th November 2020
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EP 27: What the Trump legacy teaches us about Leadership

In this episode Ian explains how leadership impact is real, and really matters. Also: Leadership and the Law of Cause and Effect How the CEO is also the CCO (Chief Culture Officer) Leadership’s Great Underestimation The link between autocratic leadership and gun sales What 19th century detective novels have to do with Leadership Support the show (https://flowukandireland.com/)
FlowIrelandAdmin
16th November 2020
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EP 26: The Leadership Contribution

In this week's episode, Ian discusses a way of viewing leadership as a form of contribution, which differs from the conventional way of viewing leadership as somebody who is at the top of a hierarchy. So, what is the leadership contribution?Support the show (https://flowukandireland.com/)
FlowIrelandAdmin
28th October 2020
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Every Conversation Matters – Ian McClean

Ian McClean, Founder of Flow Group discusses the importance of conversation in every day life and the elements that can make a conversation go from bad to worse. He gives us the tools to avoid residue and create good meaningful conversations
FlowIrelandAdmin
20th August 2020