Category Archives: Special Episode

Demystifying Millennials – Special Episode with David Kolbe – Kolbe Corp.

Welcome to a special episode of the Arizona Originals podcast!  In Season 2 Episode 12, we spoke with David Kolbe, the CEO of Kolbe Corp.  If you haven’t already listened to that episode, we encourage you to do so.  David was kind enough to share his thoughts on a variety of topics in short, topical episodes which we will share intermittently over the coming months.

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This week we spend a few moments with David on the topic of millennials and the multi-generational workforce.  He shares some common-sense insights which demystify what many make out to be complex and potentially counterproductive.

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Special Episode on Taking Action – The Table Group

We all read books and hear inspirational speakers which motivate us to look at how we lead or run our organizations.  But, often, the daily grind prevents us from actually taking action on those ideas.

This week we have a special, topical episode featuring Michael Lorsch, principal consultant for The Table Group which was founded by best-selling author, speaker, and leadership guru Patrick Lencioni.  Today, Michael discusses how to strategically do the hard work to implement ideas.

Special Episode on Building Strategic Anchors – The Table Group

What happens when your organization drifts from its core mission?  How do successful entities innovate and push the envelope while maintaining firm footing?

This week we have a special, topical episode featuring Michael Lorsch, principal consultant for The Table Group which was founded by best-selling author, speaker, and leadership guru Patrick Lencioni.  Today, Michael discusses the concept of strategic anchors and how organizations use them to make efficient and focused decisions.

Next week we will be back with our regular program where we talk with another Arizona Original!  Please join us again next week.

Special Episode on Overcoming Failure – The Table Group

What happens when your organization or an individual or team within your organization fails?

This week we have a special, topical episode featuring Michael Lorsch, principal consultant for The Table Group which was founded by best-selling author, speaker, and leadership guru Patrick Lencioni.

Today, Michael discusses the characteristics of both leaders and organizations who can push through failure and come out better on the other side.  Past conversations with several guests, including Joe Shoen (U-Haul), Tom Sadvary (HonorHealth), and Jim Adkins (Jimmy Eat World), touched on this subject, so we decided to pause and explore it further.

Next week we will be back with our regular program where we talk with another Arizona Original!  Please join us again next week.

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Special Episode on Mentoring – The Table Group

This week we have a special, topical episode featuring Michael Lorsch, principal consultant for The Table Group which was founded by best-selling author, speaker, and leadership guru Patrick Lencioni.  These special episodes – which will appear from time to time –  address topics raised in prior podcast episodes and allows us to take a moment to dig a little deeper.

Today, Michael discusses the value of mentoring at all levels of an organization.  Past conversations with several guests, including Dr. Mike Berens (TGen) and Courtney Klein (SEED SPOT), touched on this subject, so we decided to pause and explore it further.  We even touch on the need for leaders to get honest input…an issue raised by Lauren Bailey (Upward Projects) just a few weeks ago.

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Special Episode – The Table Group – Vision vs. Behavior

This week we have a special, topical episode featuring Michael Lorsch, principal consultant for The Table Group which was founded by best-selling author, speaker, and leadership guru Patrick Lencioni.  These special episodes – which will appear from time to time –  address topics raised in prior podcast episodes and allows us to take a moment to dig a little deeper.

Based here in Arizona, Michael shares his thoughts on the relationship between corporate values and the behaviors exhibited by those within the organization, from the top to the bottom.  In his episode, Lee Benson (CEO of Able Aerospace Services and Execute to Win) raised this issue and talked about how he dealt with this particular issue – check out that episode if you haven’t already.

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