Team Leadership — Maximizing Potential

PODCAST | With Guest Andy Kaufman | 2 May 2018

Projectified with PMI | 35 min. | Transcript

Team Leadership — Maximizing Potential with Guest Andy Kaufman

In this episode Andy defines leadership and teams; discusses trust, conflict and alignment; touches on agile principles in leading teams; emphasizes the importance of finding meaning in the work; and offers advice on dealing with "bad apples" and bringing out the best in the teams you lead.

About our Guest – Andy Kaufman

Speaker, author and executive coach Andy Kaufman has worked with thousands of individuals from hundreds of organization to help them improve their ability to deliver projects and lead teams. He has 25 years of experience in management, technology, team leadership and project management.

In this episode Andy defines leadership and teams; discusses trust, conflict and alignment; touches on agile principles in leading teams; emphasizes the importance of finding meaning in the work; and offers advice on dealing with "bad apples" and bringing out the best in the teams you lead. To skip ahead to specific conversation points, scroll on the progress bar and click on the time mark to the point of the conversation that you want to hear.

  • @03:00 — definitions of leadership, from vision to potential
  • @08:00 — the ripple effect of good and bad leadership
  • @10:00 — a team is more than a group of individuals
  • @11:40 — trust is the foundation, not artificial harmony
  • @17:45 — team alignment requires understanding the "why"
  • @20:50 — applying agile principles to team leadership
  • @26:00 — shared leadership and meaningful work
  • @31:00 — dealing with "bad apples" on teams

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Andy Kaufman

Speaker, Author, and Executive Coach