EGGS The Podcast Interview

leadership Jun 06, 2024


Hola! I'm here to bring you a scoop from my latest podcast episode on "Eggs 365" with host Ryan Roghaar. This episode dives into the nuances of one-on-ones and how to maximize these meetings to truly benefit both you and your team. So, if you’re someone who’s looking to enhance your management style or just make the most out of your interactions with your team, buckle up because this episode is stuffed with actionable insights.

Episode Breakdown:

[00:00 - 05:00] Warm Welcome and Introductions:

  • Ryan sets the stage with a warm introduction and we jump right into the meat of the matter. I share a bit about my background, including my unexpected journey into the world of sales and tech after being first-generation college-educated in my family.

[05:01 - 10:00] Mastering One-on-Ones:

  • We discuss the art of one-on-ones, focusing on making them impactful rather than routine check-ins. I talk about the importance of letting the other person lead the conversation, which empowers them and fosters a sense of ownership and confidence.

[10:01 - 15:00] Applying Big SaaS Lessons to Small Businesses:

  • Drawing from my experiences with big SaaS companies, we explore how these insights can be scaled down effectively for small businesses and startups, emphasizing the importance of personalized customer journeys and authentic interactions.

[15:01 - 20:00] Leadership and Authenticity:

  • The discussion shifts to leadership, where I advocate for being the kind of leader who inspires trust and authenticity. We delve into how to foster a transparent environment that encourages team members to bring their whole selves to work.

[20:01 - 25:00] Transitioning from Intra to Entrepreneur:

  • I reflect on my transition from working within a large organization to stepping into entrepreneurship, highlighting the lessons learned and the mindset shifts required to thrive in a more flexible and often uncertain environment.

[25:01 - 30:00] Ensuring Effective Communication and Operations:

  • We wrap up with strategies to ensure effective communication and smooth operations within a team or business, stressing the importance of clarity in roles and expectations to prevent burnout and ensure everyone is aligned with the company's goals.

Whether you’re a seasoned manager or just starting out, this episode is a goldmine of strategies and personal insights from the trenches of management and leadership. Tune in to sharpen your skills and transform your approach to one-on-ones and team management.

Catch the full episode here.

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