Ep27 -Jim Karrh CEO of Karrh & Associates Part 2

Ep27 -Jim Karrh CEO of Karrh & Associates Part 2

Show Notes

“If they’re preparing for leadership role, millennials need some perspective into what executives have to deal with.”  [02:15]

Jim talks about what makes an executive or C-suite role different from an individual contributor role  [02:55]

Jim gives examples of tough decisions that an executive makes  [03:31]

Should emerging leaders initiate conversations with executives to learn aspects of the business that are beyond their current role?  [03:52]

It’s a misconception that most baby boomers don’t want to have conversations with younger workers and customers.  [06:18]

A couple of tips from Jim on how millennials can have positive interactions with baby boomers  [08:02]

Top 3 things you need to be a good communicator  [09:54]

What is upspeak and how is it damaging your career? [11:04]

Jim expounds on a John Maxwell quote that he likes  [19:57]

What are your defining attributes? Jim shares how to draw up your list  [26:22]

Jim talks about the three keys to “managing the message”: Message, Messengers, Management  [31:32]

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Quotes

If they’re preparing for leadership role, millennials need some perspective into what executives have to deal with. — Jim Karrh

Leaders have to take a very long view and a very broad view about business. — Jim Karrh

Executives are scared of staff too. Executives are worried about looking bad and not knowing what to do in a situation, especially if they feel that they’re in a visible leadership position. — Jim Karrh

A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way. — John Maxwell

 

Links and Mentions

HLW Episode 26: Interview with Jim Karrh, Part 1

Jim Karrh’s website

Article: This Communication Quirk Could Cost You a Promotion

Article: Want a Promotion? Then don’t UpSpeak!

John Maxwell

Duke MBA

High Level Wisdom blog

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