Is your business struggling in these difficult and different times? Are you wondering how to lead your team into uncharted territories?
Discover what it takes to be a leader in these uncertain times...
Today's guest, Ken Jacobs, PCC, CPC (Certified Professional coach), is a PR executive and leader, consultant and coach to leaders in the PR Marketing and Communications related industries.
An expert on staff and leadership development, training, morale, recruitment and retention, Ken founded Jacobs Consulting and Executive Coaching 10 years after 25+ years in top Ad agencies like Ogilvy Mather, Adams Reinhardt and Marina Maher. Now he helps his top agency clients win more business, manage their businesses to profit, improve client service, team performance, communications, and leadership skills.
In today's episode, Ken unpacks the topic "Leading in Uncertain Times".
Check out these episode highlights:
02:32 – Ken’s ideal client: “My ideal client, obviously, is in the PR, marketing, integrated communications, advertising and related space, but we've worked with others.…”
04:44 – His client's biggest challenge: “I think it's understanding the difference between being a practitioner, a manager and a leader. I think it's about understanding that that style does not work....”
10:21 – Ken’s #1 insight to help you: "Always lead with leadership. And that's more challenging. It takes thought. It takes work. It takes time. And, it is an investment on which you will get ROI. You will get return on investment, every single time. ..."
11:33 – What concept, book, program, or talk impacted you the most: "The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way You Lead Forever. It has the word coaching in it, but it's not really for coaches. It's about how leaders can bring coaching into their leadership style..."
15:06 – Ken’s valuable free resource: "If you go to the website jacobscomm.com. And the first thing you'll see is the offer of How to Lead the Leaders On Your Team. It's an easy download...."
16:57 – Ken’s last thoughts: "If you're successful, but there are a few gaps interfering with your ultimate success. You're not getting to where you need to be. You might be ready for executive coaching....."