Why Managers Need to Stop Thinking Small in Order to Thrive w/Andrew Freedman Ep#108


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Andrew Freedman is the Managing Partner of SHIFT Consulting, where he helps leaders think differently about employee engagement and performance. Since the dawn of his career, Andrew's aim has been to help and teams get better in one way or another. He's also an Affiliate Professor of Strategy & Leadership at the University of Baltimore, and he's got a new book out called Thrive: The Leader's Guide to Building a High-Performance Culture. On this episode of the Strategy & Leadership Podcast, we discuss some of the challenges people and organizations are dealing with right now, how to improve organizational alignment, his advice for leaders, and his new book. Here's a breakdown of our conversation: - Challenges organizations & employees are dealing with right now - Tips for improving organizational alignment - Advice for leaders - About his book, Thrive To learn more about Andrew, his work, and his book, visit: thrive.shiftthework.com // Learn more about strategic planning & implementation: ► Subscribe so you never miss a video: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOHLNRrpk3rGUdg7qUQjiog/?sub_confirmation=1 ► Get free workbook to guide you along the process: https://www.smestrategy.net/strategic-planning-process-template-workbook ► Learn how to successfully lead your next strategic planning process: https://www.smestrategy.net/strategic-planning-steps-course // More strategic planning resources: ► Join our free community: https://strategy-and-leadership.mn.co/ ► Are you looking for someone to facilitate your strategic planning process? https://www.smestrategy.net/strategic-planning-facilitator-consultant ► Want software to track your strategic plan. Get a 90-day free trial of Cascade Strategy: http://www.smestrategy.net/cascade // Connect with us: Blog ► https://www.smestrategy.net/blog Strategy & Leadership Podcast ►https://www.smestrategy.net/podcast Alignment Book ► https://www.smestrategy.net/alignment-book Contact us ►https://www.smestrategy.net/contact Subscribe on YouTube ► https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOHLNRrpk3rGUdg7qUQjiog/?sub_confirmation=1 // ABOUT SME STRATEGY CONSULTING: SME Strategy is a management consulting firm that specializes in helping organizations develop and implement their strategic plans. We work with teams to facilitate conversations about strategic direction and business strategy so that our clients can focus their energy on what will move them forward faster. Based out of Vancouver, BC, we've worked with organizations all over North American and beyond in various industries including nonprofits, universities & government organizations. For more information on working with a facilitator for your next strategy session: https://www.smestrategy.net/strategic-planning-facilitator-consultant

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