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Staying Calm in the Storm | Ep.019

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Welcome to Ep.019 of the Leadership Decoded Podcast in the Loop Internet studio hosted by Dr. Will Ramey!

In this episode we are working through staying calm in the storm of chaos, at work or in life. One approach that can carry you through tough times when leading is Þetta Reddast. This is an Icelandic phrase that embodies a unique attitude towards challenges, uncertainties, and difficulties. Þetta Reddast reflects an optimistic and resilient mindset that will help you stay calm and lead at your best.

Dr. Will Ramey, is a former U.S. Army Officer and Bronze Star recipient. Beyond his military leadership, he has led teams for several Fortune 100 companies and the Department of Defense. Currently, Dr. Ramey is a corporate leadership coach, keynote speaker, and an Executive MBA Adjunct Professor at Drexel University.

 

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Staying Calm in the Storm | LDP Ep.019

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Welcome to Ep.019 of the Leadership Decoded Podcast in the Loop Internet studio hosted by Dr. Will Ramey!

In this episode we are working through staying calm in the storm of chaos, at work or in life. One approach that can carry you through tough times when leading is Þetta Reddast. This is an Icelandic phrase that embodies a unique attitude towards challenges, uncertainties, and difficulties. Þetta Reddast reflects an optimistic and resilient mindset that is deeply ingrained to help you stay calm and navigate your way to success.

Dr. Ramey, is a former U.S. Army Officer and Bronze Star recipient. Beyond his military leadership, he has led teams for several Fortune 100 companies and the Department of Defense. Currently, Dr. Ramey is an executive leadership coach, keynote speaker, and executive MBA Adjunct Professor at Drexel University.

The mission of the Leadership Decoded Podcast is to educate and empower leaders of all levels. Each episode will discuss a specific topic of leadership and the practical strategies and proven techniques that can be applied to improve your leadership abilities both in and out of the workplace.

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Get Your Second Wind with Sisu | Ep.018

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Welcome to Ep.018 of the Leadership Decoded Podcast in the Loop Internet studio hosted by Dr. Will Ramey!

In this episode we are exploring the fascinating Finnish concept of Sisu and its application to leadership. Sisu, is a Finnish term that encapsulates resilience, courage, and determination in the face of adversity. Thanks to the research of Elisabet Lahti for bringing this cross-cultural concept to the conversation.

Dr. Will Ramey, is a former U.S. Army Officer and Bronze Star recipient. Beyond his military leadership, he has led teams for several Fortune 100 companies and the Department of Defense. Currently, Dr. Ramey is a corporate leadership coach, keynote speaker, and an Executive MBA Adjunct Professor at Drexel University.

 

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Get Your Second Wind with Sisu | LDP Ep.018

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Welcome to Ep.018 of the Leadership Decoded Podcast in the Loop Internet studio hosted by Dr. Will Ramey!

In this episode we are exploring the fascinating Finnish concept of Sisu and its application to leadership. Sisu, is a Finnish term that encapsulates resilience, courage, and determination in the face of adversity. Thanks to the research of Elisabet Lahti for bringing this cross-cultural concept to the conversation.

Dr. Ramey, is a former U.S. Army Officer and Bronze Star recipient. Beyond his military leadership, he has led teams for several Fortune 100 companies and the Department of Defense. Currently, Dr. Ramey is an executive leadership coach, keynote speaker, and executive MBA Adjunct Professor at Drexel University.

The mission of the Leadership Decoded Podcast is to educate and empower leaders of all levels. Each episode will discuss a specific topic of leadership and the practical strategies and proven techniques that can be applied to improve your leadership abilities both in and out of the workplace.

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The Rubber Ball of Resilience | LDP Ep.017

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Welcome to Ep.017 of the Leadership Decoded Podcast in the Loop Internet studio hosted by Dr. Will Ramey!

In this episode we get into the rubber ball of resilience. Channeling your mindset into resiliency will help you lead through adversity. Join us as we explore what resiliency is and how to cultivate it to help you armor up, overcome obstacles, and prevent burnout. Let’s dive into the research and application of this shield of stress.

Dr. Ramey, is a former U.S. Army Officer and Bronze Star recipient. Beyond his military leadership, he has led teams for several Fortune 100 companies and the Department of Defense. Currently, Dr. Ramey is an executive leadership coach, keynote speaker, and executive MBA Adjunct Professor at Drexel University.

The mission of the Leadership Decoded Podcast is to educate and empower leaders of all levels. Each episode will discuss a specific topic of leadership and the practical strategies and proven techniques that can be applied to improve your leadership abilities both in and out of the workplace.

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The Rubber Ball of Resilience | Ep.017

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Welcome to Ep.017 of the Leadership Decoded Podcast in the Loop Internet studio hosted by Dr. Will Ramey!

 

In this episode we get into the rubber ball of resilience. Channeling your mindset into resiliency will help you lead through adversity. Join us as we explore what resiliency is and how to cultivate it to help you armor up, overcome obstacles, and prevent burnout. Let’s dive into the research and application of this shield of stress.

 

Dr. Will Ramey, is a former U.S. Army Officer and Bronze Star recipient. Beyond his military leadership, he has led teams for several Fortune 100 companies and the Department of Defense. Currently, Dr. Ramey is a corporate leadership coach, keynote speaker, and an Executive MBA Adjunct Professor at Drexel University.

 

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The Gritty Road to My Doctorate | LDP Ep.016

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Welcome to Ep.016 of the Leadership Decoded Podcast in the Loop Internet studio hosted by Dr. Will Ramey!

In this episode, we are getting gritty! I share the gritty road to obtaining my doctorate degree. Thanks to the research of Angela Duckworth, we know that grit plays a part in how we persevere and build up our resilience. Join us as we explore the profound impact perseverance, passion, and long-term commitment has on your ability to achieve your goals.

Dr. Ramey, is a former U.S. Army Officer and Bronze Star recipient. Beyond his military leadership, he has led teams for several Fortune 100 companies and the Department of Defense. Currently, Dr. Ramey is an executive leadership coach, keynote speaker, and executive MBA Adjunct Professor at Drexel University.

The mission of the Leadership Decoded Podcast is to educate and empower leaders of all levels. Each episode will discuss a specific topic of leadership and the practical strategies and proven techniques that can be applied to improve your leadership abilities both in and out of the workplace.

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lead with petta reddast

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Embracing “Þetta Reddast” – The Icelandic Resilience Philosophy

In the enchanting land of Iceland, a unique philosophy known as Þetta Reddast flourishes. If you are a leader, read on to uncover the depth and wisdom of this philosophy, exploring how it embodies resilience, adaptability, and a positive outlook in the face of challenges. Join me as we delve into the heart of Þetta Reddast and uncover its profound lessons for navigating life’s complexities.

Discovery of It will All Work Out

As I continue on the pursuit of merging happiness and work life, I stumbled across a show: Rainn Wilson And The Geography Of Bliss. I enjoy docu-series type shows. My kids groan when I flip them on, so I tend to watch these late at night when my mind tends to drift to the more philosophical side of life. This show is where I discovered the Icelandic phrase – Þetta Reddast. I immediately took note of the application to leadership.

Understanding Þetta Reddast: The Spirit of Adaptation

Þetta Reddast, often translated as “it will all work out,” encapsulates the Icelandic spirit of resilience. It reflects a mindset that embraces uncertainty and adversity with a calm and confident attitude. It’s about acknowledging that your challenges are part of life’s journey and trusting that things will ultimately fall into place.

Exploring the Key Principles of Þetta Reddast
  • Embracing Imperfection: Þetta Reddast invites you to accept that life is unpredictable, and imperfections are part of the tapestry of experiences.
  • Adapting to Change: The philosophy encourages flexibility and adaptability, reminding you that circumstances can shift, and you have the inner strength to adjust.
  • Finding Solutions: Rather than dwelling on problems, Þetta Reddast promotes a solution-oriented mindset, emphasizing your capacity to overcome challenges.
Lessons from Þetta Reddast
  • Resilience in Adversity: Þetta Reddast teaches you to maintain composure in the face of adversity, knowing that challenges are temporary and you possess the resilience to overcome them.
  • Cultivating Patience: The philosophy reminds you that outcomes may take time, and patience is essential. It encourages you to trust the process.
  • Nurturing Optimism: You can fosters a positive outlook, allowing you to approach difficulties with hope and confidence.
Application to Leadership

While rooted in Icelandic culture, Þetta Reddast holds universal wisdom. Its principles can be applied to leadership reminding us to:

  1. Embrace uncertainty and change as natural parts of life.
  2. Cultivate a solution-focused mindset to overcome challenges.
  3. Trust in your ability to adapt and find ways forward.
Embracing Þetta Reddast in Our Journeys

Þetta Reddast is a philosophy that resonates with the human experience across cultures. By embodying its principles of resilience, adaptability, and optimism, you navigate life’s uncertainties and lead with grace and confidence.

Let’s embark on a journey of embracing Þetta Reddast. As you weave its lessons into your lives, you’ll discover newfound strength in facing challenges, a deeper appreciation for imperfections, and a resilient spirit that propels you forward. Together, we’ll shape a future where Þetta Reddast guides us to navigate life’s complexities with poise and optimism, reminding us that in the end, it will all work out.

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Do you want to strengthen your self-awareness, self-assuredness, and leadership presence? Let’s talk! I coach leaders so that you can achieve your professional and personal goals. Connect with me on LinkedIn Dr. William Ramey | LinkedIn

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Leadership Lessons from the Putting Green

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Navigating Success One Putt at a Time

I’m a big nerd! I’ll be the first to admit it. I geek out about the science of leadership, teamwork, organizational behavior. Sometimes it’s hard to shut that side of my brain off. For example, while out on a fun-filled family day at the mini-golf course I started to see some parallels between leading and mini-golf. Maybe it was the fresh air, sunshine, and family time. Let’s dive in!

Leadership skills can be cultivated and honed through a variety of activities, and even a casual game like mini-golf offers valuable lessons that can enhance one’s leadership abilities. Mini-golf, with its unique challenges and intricacies, presents an opportunity to explore key leadership principles. From strategic planning to adaptability, this classic game offers valuable insights into effective leadership. We delve into the leadership lessons that can be gleaned from the world of mini-golf, shedding light on how this recreational activity can shape and strengthen leadership skills.

Strategic Thinking and Decision-Making:

Mini-golf requires strategic thinking and decision-making similar to its larger counterpart. Each hole presents a new challenge, demanding careful analysis of the course layout, obstacles, and angles to determine the optimal shot. Likewise, leaders must navigate their organizations through complex situations, weighing multiple factors and making informed decisions. Mini-golf teaches leaders to assess risks, anticipate consequences, and strategically plan their moves. By embracing the strategic mindset cultivated on the mini-golf course, leaders can make well-informed decisions, optimize resources, and steer their teams towards success.

Adaptability and Flexibility:

Mini-golf courses often feature diverse and unexpected obstacles that require adaptability and flexibility in gameplay. Leaders face similar unpredictability in their professional journey, encountering unforeseen challenges and shifting landscapes. Mini-golf teaches leaders to think on their feet, adjust their strategies, and embrace change with grace. By remaining adaptable and flexible, leaders can inspire their teams to navigate ambiguity, explore new approaches, and seize opportunities even in uncertain circumstances.

Resilience and Learning from Failure:

Mini-golf, like any sport, involves moments of failure and disappointment. Missing a putt or encountering obstacles can test one’s resilience and determination. Leaders, too, face setbacks and failures on their path to success. Mini-golf teaches leaders the importance of bouncing back, learning from failures, and maintaining a positive attitude (Leader Self-Awareness). By embracing a growth mindset and encouraging their team members to do the same, leaders can create a culture of resilience and continuous improvement. Learning from failures becomes a catalyst for innovation, fostering a sense of empowerment and progress within the organization.

Effective Communication and Collaboration:

While mini-golf is often an individual activity, it can also be enjoyed as a team endeavor. Collaborative mini-golf events require effective communication and coordination to achieve a shared goal. Leaders must likewise foster a culture of open communication and collaboration within their teams. Mini-golf teaches leaders the value of clear communication, active listening, and leveraging individual strengths for collective success. By promoting effective teamwork, leaders can create an environment that encourages idea-sharing, enhances problem-solving, and cultivates a sense of camaraderie among team members.

From the Putting Green to the Boardroom

Mini-golf may be a recreational activity, but it offers valuable leadership lessons that transcend the greens and windmills. Strategic thinking, adaptability, resilience, and effective communication are all critical skills honed on the miniature course. By embracing these leadership principles learned from mini-golf, leaders can navigate their organizations with confidence and agility. Mini-golf teaches leaders to make strategic decisions, adapt to changing circumstances, bounce back from failure, and foster a collaborative environment. So, whether you’re putting on a mini-golf course or leading a team in the boardroom, the lessons from mini-golf can equip you with the skills to become a more effective and inspiring leader in any domain.

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Looking for a personal coach to help you strengthen your self-awareness and navigate leading people? Let’s talk! Connect with me on LinkedIn Dr. William Ramey | LinkedIn

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