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Daily Two Minute Leadership and Business Strategies for the Busy Supervisor, Manager, or CEO from Pete Blank. Pete has been a TV Sportscaster, Disney University Leader, and Training and Development Manager.

Episodes

Saturdays are all about Pick Up the Roach!  Today, Pete Blank shares a lesson around Word Up! which is Leaders own every message.  It is important for leaders to support decisions that are made "on high" and not talk bad about them with their own teams.  

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Have you ever asked your employees about their hobbies?  Then, once you knew, did you ever find a way to incorporate that hobby into the workplace?  This week, Pete Blank shares ideas on how you, as a leader, could incorporate employee's hobbies into the workplace.

  • Music
  • Gardening
  • Exercise/Health
  • Reading
  • Binge-Watching TV
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Have you ever asked your employees about their hobbies?  Then, once you knew, did you ever find a way to incorporate that hobby into the workplace?  This week, Pete Blank shares ideas on how you, as a leader, could incorporate employee's hobbies into the workplace.

  • Music
  • Gardening
  • Exercise/Health
  • Reading
  • Binge-Watching TV
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Have you ever asked your employees about their hobbies?  Then, once you knew, did you ever find a way to incorporate that hobby into the workplace?  This week, Pete Blank shares ideas on how you, as a leader, could incorporate employee's hobbies into the workplace.

  • Music
  • Gardening
  • Exercise/Health
  • Reading
  • Binge-Watching TV
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Have you ever asked your employees about their hobbies?  Then, once you knew, did you ever find a way to incorporate that hobby into the workplace?  This week, Pete Blank shares ideas on how you, as a leader, could incorporate employee's hobbies into the workplace.

  • Music
  • Gardening
  • Exercise/Health
  • Reading
  • Binge-Watching TV
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Have you ever asked your employees about their hobbies?  Then, once you knew, did you ever find a way to incorporate that hobby into the workplace?  This week, Pete Blank shares ideas on how you, as a leader, could incorporate employee's hobbies into the workplace.

  • Music
  • Gardening
  • Exercise/Health
  • Reading
  • Binge-Watching TV
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Sundays are all about Leadership by Proverbs.  Today, Pete Blank shares a quick message around discipline and correction from Proverbs 13:18.

18 Whoever disregards discipline comes to poverty and shame,
    but whoever heeds correction is honored.

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Pick Up the Roach! is all about the 6 legs of leadership.  Today, Pete Blank talks about Plus Up!, which means Leaders do more than Expected.  Today's topic is Flex Scheduling.

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The times they are a' changing!  This week, Pete Blank shares five tips that all leaders should do when they are leading a team during a time of change.  They are:

  • Share information
  • Allow for Q/A
  • Maintain the culture
  • Be flexible
  • Have consistency and accountability
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The times they are a' changing!  This week, Pete Blank shares five tips that all leaders should do when they are leading a team during a time of change.  They are:

  • Share information
  • Allow for Q/A
  • Maintain the culture
  • Be flexible
  • Have consistency and accountability
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The times they are a' changing!  This week, Pete Blank shares five tips that all leaders should do when they are leading a team during a time of change.  They are:

  • Share information
  • Allow for Q/A
  • Maintain the culture
  • Be flexible
  • Have consistency and accountability
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The times they are a' changing!  This week, Pete Blank shares five tips that all leaders should do when they are leading a team during a time of change.  They are:

  • Share information
  • Allow for Q/A
  • Maintain the culture
  • Be flexible
  • Have consistency and accountability
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The times they are a' changing!  This week, Pete Blank shares five tips that all leaders should do when they are leading a team during a time of change.  They are:

  • Share information
  • Allow for Q/A
  • Maintain the culture
  • Be flexible
  • Have consistency and accountability
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Sundays are for Leadership by Proverbs.  Today, Pete Blank takes a look at Proverbs 13:13 and the lesson of instruction.

13 Whoever scorns instruction will pay for it,
    but whoever respects a command is rewarded.

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Pick Up the Roach! is all about the six leadership traits.  Pick Up! means Leaders removed their Blinders.  In this episode, Pete Blank shares why leaders need to remove their blinders when it comes to the sources of news.

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This week, Pete Blank shares why being an optimist is much better than being a pessimist.  The topics include:

  • Definition of an Optimist
  • A Balanced Optimist
  • How to be Optimistic
  • Why should you be Optimistic
  • The Reality of Optimism
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This week, Pete Blank shares why being an optimist is much better than being a pessimist.  The topics include:

  • Definition of an Optimist
  • A Balanced Optimist
  • How to be Optimistic
  • Why should you be Optimistic
  • The Reality of Optimism
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This week, Pete Blank shares why being an optimist is much better than being a pessimist.  The topics include:

  • Definition of an Optimist
  • A Balanced Optimist
  • How to be Optimistic
  • Why should you be Optimistic
  • The Reality of Optimism
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This week, Pete Blank shares why being an optimist is much better than being a pessimist.  The topics include:

  • Definition of an Optimist
  • A Balanced Optimist
  • How to be Optimistic
  • Why should you be Optimistic
  • The Reality of Optimism
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This week, Pete Blank shares why being an optimist is much better than being a pessimist.  The topics include:

  • Definition of an Optimist
  • A Balanced Optimist
  • How to be Optimistic
  • Why should you be Optimistic
  • The Reality of Optimism
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Sunday's are for Leadership by Proverbs, and Pete Blank shares a message today about wisdom from Proverbs Chapter 13 Verse 10.

10 Where there is strife, there is pride,
    but wisdom is found in those who take advice.

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Today, Pete Blank shares one of the six leadership legs of the roach, which is Live Up! - Leaders do what they say.  He reminds you to set dates and deadlines that you can hit.  Otherwise, you will not be living up to what you said you would do.

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There is lots of talk these days of the "healthy workplace."  Pete Blank has his take on what makes up a healthy workplace, and he shares his ideas this week. Topics include:

  • Positive Culture
  • Creative Scheduling
  • Overcommunication
  • Values that are Real
  • No Fear!
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There is lots of talk these days of the "healthy workplace."  Pete Blank has his take on what makes up a healthy workplace, and he shares his ideas this week. Topics include:

  • Positive Culture
  • Creative Scheduling
  • Overcommunication
  • Values that are Real
  • No Fear!
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There is lots of talk these days of the "healthy workplace."  Pete Blank has his take on what makes up a healthy workplace, and he shares his ideas this week. Topics include:

  • Positive Culture
  • Creative Scheduling
  • Overcommunication
  • Values that are Real
  • No Fear!
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There is lots of talk these days of the "healthy workplace."  Pete Blank has his take on what makes up a healthy workplace, and he shares his ideas this week. Topics include:

  • Positive Culture
  • Creative Scheduling
  • Overcommunication
  • Values that are Real
  • No Fear!
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There is lots of talk these days of the "healthy workplace."  Pete Blank has his take on what makes up a healthy workplace, and he shares his ideas this week. Topics include:

  • Positive Culture
  • Creative Scheduling
  • Overcommunication
  • Values that are Real
  • No Fear!
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Sunday's are all about Leadership by Proverbs.  Today, Pete Blank shares his thoughts on the idea of "careful words" by looking at Proverbs 13:3

Those who guard their lips preserve their lives,
    but those who speak rashly will come to ruin.

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Ham Up! is one of the six legs of leadership that we learn from a roach.  Today, Pete Blank shares his version of Ham Up! - Leaders Drive the Culture, and uses an example from AmFirst Credit Union.

 

 

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There are so many words that end in "-ate" that align with leadership lessons.  Today, Pete Blank looks at five of these words and shares his thoughts on how they apply to us as leaders.  They are:

  • Procrastinate
  • Delegate
  • Alienate
  • Captivate
  • Discriminate
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There are so many words that end in "-ate" that align with leadership lessons.  Today, Pete Blank looks at five of these words and shares his thoughts on how they apply to us as leaders.  They are:

  • Procrastinate
  • Delegate
  • Alienate
  • Captivate
  • Discriminate
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There are so many words that end in "-ate" that align with leadership lessons.  Today, Pete Blank looks at five of these words and shares his thoughts on how they apply to us as leaders.  They are:

  • Procrastinate
  • Delegate
  • Alienate
  • Captivate
  • Discriminate
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There are so many words that end in "-ate" that align with leadership lessons.  Today, Pete Blank looks at five of these words and shares his thoughts on how they apply to us as leaders.  They are:

  • Procrastinate
  • Delegate
  • Alienate
  • Captivate
  • Discriminate
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There are so many words that end in "-ate" that align with leadership lessons.  Today, Pete Blank looks at five of these words and shares his thoughts on how they apply to us as leaders.  They are:

  • Procrastinate
  • Delegate
  • Alienate
  • Captivate
  • Discriminate
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Today, Pete Blank shares Leadership by Proverbs, and he focuses on Proverbs 12:22 which has to do with the idea of trust.

22 The Lord detests lying lips,
    but he delights in people who are trustworthy.

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In this week's Pick Up the Roach! segment, Pete Blank shares the concept of "Own Up!" which means that Leaders take Responsibility.  Today, he shares how leaders need to own their own path for professional development.

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This week, Pete Blank talks DisneySpeak!  These are words and phrases that are part of the culture in Disney Theme Parks and Resorts and are used by Cast Members.  He shares how to take these concepts and apply them in your organization.  They are:

  • Onstage and Backstage
  • Cross-U
  • Role vs. Job
  • Special Code Words
  • OHRC
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This week, Pete Blank talks DisneySpeak!  These are words and phrases that are part of the culture in Disney Theme Parks and Resorts and are used by Cast Members.  He shares how to take these concepts and apply them in your organization.  They are:

  • Onstage and Backstage
  • Cross-U
  • Role vs. Job
  • Special Code Words
  • OHRC
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This week, Pete Blank talks DisneySpeak!  These are words and phrases that are part of the culture in Disney Theme Parks and Resorts and are used by Cast Members.  He shares how to take these concepts and apply them in your organization.  They are:

  • Onstage and Backstage
  • Cross-U
  • Role vs. Job
  • Special Code Words
  • OHRC
Play Now

This week, Pete Blank talks DisneySpeak!  These are words and phrases that are part of the culture in Disney Theme Parks and Resorts and are used by Cast Members.  He shares how to take these concepts and apply them in your organization.  They are:

  • Onstage and Backstage
  • Cross-U
  • Role vs. Job
  • Special Code Words
  • OHRC
Play Now

This week, Pete Blank talks DisneySpeak!  These are words and phrases that are part of the culture in Disney Theme Parks and Resorts and are used by Cast Members.  He shares how to take these concepts and apply them in your organization.  They are:

  • Onstage and Backstage
  • Cross-U
  • Role vs. Job
  • Special Code Words
  • OHRC
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Pete Blank likes to share a leadership lesson from Proverbs each Sunday.  Today, he talks about the concepts of Joy and No Harm from Proverbs 12:20-21.

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Pick Up the Roach! is all about the six legs of leadership.  Today, Pete Blank covers Word Up! - Leaders own every message.  This story about Kash Daniel and Kyle Trask sums up why leaders have to own every message.

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This week, Pete Blank shares five famous quotes from five famous persons, and he discusses how these quotes might impact our personal and professional lives.  They are:

  • Will Rogers - Money and Impression
  • John Adams - Money and How we view it
  • Adelle Davis - Your Health
  • Albert Schweitzer - Here to Serve
  • Paul Theroux - Be Reliable
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This week, Pete Blank shares five famous quotes from five famous persons, and he discusses how these quotes might impact our personal and professional lives.  They are:

  • Will Rogers - Money and Impression
  • John Adams - Money and How we view it
  • Adelle Davis - Your Health
  • Albert Schweitzer - Here to Serve
  • Paul Theroux - Be Reliable
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This week, Pete Blank shares five famous quotes from five famous persons, and he discusses how these quotes might impact our personal and professional lives.  They are:

  • Will Rogers - Money and Impression
  • John Adams - Money and How we view it
  • Adelle Davis - Your Health
  • Albert Schweitzer - Here to Serve
  • Paul Theroux - Be Reliable
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This week, Pete Blank shares five famous quotes from five famous persons, and he discusses how these quotes might impact our personal and professional lives.  They are:

  • Will Rogers - Money and Impression
  • John Adams - Money and How we view it
  • Adelle Davis - Your Health
  • Albert Schweitzer - Here to Serve
  • Paul Theroux - Be Reliable
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This week, Pete Blank shares five famous quotes from five famous persons, and he discusses how these quotes might impact our personal and professional lives.  They are:

  • Will Rogers - Money and Impression
  • John Adams - Money and How we view it
  • Adelle Davis - Your Health
  • Albert Schweitzer - Here to Serve
  • Paul Theroux - Be Reliable
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Sunday's are for Leadership by Proverbs.  Today, we look at Proverbs 12:16 which is all about how we should react when someone insults us.

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Pick Up the Roach! is all about the six legs of leadership.  Today, Pete talks about Plus Up! which means Leaders do more than expected.  Leaders should always do more than expected when they have employees who are sick.

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