Leading with Care in a Tough World
Bob DeKoch & Phil Clampitt, the co-authors of the book “Leading with Care in a Tough World: Beyond Servant Leadership” joins Enterprise Radio. They each bring over 40 years of experience in their field of expertise.
This episode of Enterprise Radio is on association with the Author Channel.
Listen to host Eric Dye & guests Bob DeKoch & Phil Clampitt discuss the following:
- The title of your book, “Leading with Care in a Tough World” certainly seems timely given all the unrest we’ve faced in recent years. Who did you write the book for and what do you hope they’ll learn?
- You state that surveys reveal most employees feel their leaders lack communication skills and businesses are riddled with divisiveness. What are some of the key steps you present in the book to combat that?
- What about leading in today’s hybrid workplace? How have things changed and what do leaders need to consider?
- Diversity, equity and inclusion are central topics these days. What advice do you offer for leaders to do a better job on their DEI initiatives?
- Your subtitle is “Beyond Servant Leadership” – can you explain that a bit and tell us what you think are a few key issues facing leaders in the coming years?
Bob DeKoch has spent his entire career in leadership roles, refining his own skills, coaching and mentoring hundreds of aspiring leaders. This has been his lifelong work. His passion for people and for extraordinary outcomes is what drives him. Rising to senior executive roles in numerous organizations, Bob has developed and put into practice the many teachings in his books. He has over 4 decades of experience across major market sectors: the construction services industry and real estate development business, the pulp and paper industry, the beverage industry and the chemical industry. He has served on boards of significant US organizations -profit and non-profit – including a major international corporation. This diverse experience has helped him develop unique insight into inspired leadership.
Phillip G. Clampitt (PhD, University of Kansas) is the Blair Endowed Chair of Communication at the University of Wisconsin Green Bay. He was previously designated the Hendrickson Named Chair of Business. His research focuses on improving leadership communication, assessing communication effectiveness, managing uncertainty, and transforming pushback into progress.Phil has over 40 years of experience in university teaching and business consulting. His lifelong passion is to explore the dynamic relationship between leadership, communication, and big ideas. He loves hiking, biking, spy novels, and chamber music.
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