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The Fast Leader Podcast hosted by Jim Rembach is a weekly show devoted to revealing the leadership lifehacks that will help you become a better leader faster.

127: KH Kim: I focused on my weaknesses a lot

By | 2017-06-27T00:24:36+00:00 June 28th, 2017|Podcasts|

KH Kim Show Notes Dr. KH Kim was assigned to write and report the meeting minutes for her group faculty meetings. Not being experienced in spoken English, she struggled with slang and acronyms. She recorded and transcribed meetings, and even asked her children to help her. Finally, she gave up. She felt stupid, got even [...]

126: Dorie Clark: I was forced to master the skill of resiliency

By | 2017-06-23T11:33:09+00:00 June 21st, 2017|Podcasts|

Dorie Clark Show Notes Dorie Clark found her dream job. She thought it was going to last a lifetime. It lasted for only a year. As a journalist, the entire industry contracted and she had to adjust. Dorie was forced to master the skill of resiliency and it led her to write her first book [...]

125: Bernie Swain: Ronald Reagan brought us great legitimacy

By | 2017-06-14T02:28:23+00:00 June 14th, 2017|Podcasts|

Bernie Swain Show Notes Bernie Swain was facing gargantuan competition to be the lecture agency that would represent President Ronald Reagan. He was certain that he would lose out to a more experienced and larger firm. When Bernie got the call, he prepared for the worst. Listen to Bernie share his story of how wining [...]

124: Mark Babbitt: I had to expose my feelings

By | 2017-06-12T17:30:26+00:00 June 7th, 2017|Podcasts|

Mark Babbitt Show Notes Mark Babbitt was always the man behind the curtain. He was the engineer in back that figured out how to get stuff done. But then his role changed. He had to blog and be vulnerable. He had to take a stand. As the guy who would vomit before public speaking. Mark [...]

123: Ilene Marcus: I had to cross a picket line

By | 2017-05-31T01:21:46+00:00 May 31st, 2017|Podcasts|

Ilene Marcus Show Notes Ilene Marcus was a manager in a large bureaucracy that had a cost of living dispute with its labor union. The workers went on strike and Ilene needed to go to work. As she planned to cross the picket line, she worried about the confrontation and what would happen. But as [...]

122: Claire Brooks: I wasn’t culturally understanding

By | 2017-05-24T01:34:16+00:00 May 24th, 2017|Podcasts|

Claire Brooks Show Notes Claire Brooks moved to Detroit, Michigan and found a senior role with an advertising agency. During her first meeting, she met with the brand manager for an American car brand and she began to mixing up the names of car parts. After a moment, the brand manager asked ask what was [...]

121: Tracy Goodwin: I was getting beaten every night

By | 2017-05-17T01:16:05+00:00 May 17th, 2017|Podcasts|

Tracy Goodwin Show Notes Tracy Goodwin was a Freshman in college and was cast as the lead in a play. The young man playing opposite of her began to beat her as part of a scene. The intensity increased over time and Tracy asked the play Director if it could stop. The director refused and [...]

120: Christine Porath: That really cost me in terms of happiness and stability

By | 2017-05-12T11:44:28+00:00 May 10th, 2017|Podcasts|

Christine Porath Show Notes Christine Porath decided to take the non-traditional path. She wanted to make a difference and it wasn’t what they were looking for. As a result, she had to make a move and it set her back. And she would do it all over again. Listen as Christine shares why she made [...]

119: Simon Blair: I was spit thrown into the deep end

By | 2017-05-05T11:13:00+00:00 May 3rd, 2017|Podcasts|

Simon Blair Show Notes Simon Blair was a new call center team leader and instructed to increase sales by 400%. But as the new kid on the block he inherited the old school long-term employees that were resistant to change. After months of trying different tactics and failing time and again he finally found out [...]

118: Dov Baron: I needed to fall and get smashed to pieces

By | 2017-04-26T00:58:07+00:00 April 26th, 2017|Podcasts|

Dov Baron Show Notes Dov Baron was at the top of his career. After a long speaking tour he took a few days off and decided to go hiking with a friend. Instead of hiking, they decided to go free climbing. At 120 feet Dov reached for a rock that dislodged a bigger rock which [...]

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