May 4, 2021
On Tuesdays and Thursdays, I invite guests to share personal stories about small acts of leadership that help shape their lives.
In Episode 52, Patrick Ward recalls some insight from a colleague, discusses how he handled the challenge of remote work during a pandemic and advises us to allow employee autonomy. He then provides some examples to illustrate how employee autonomy could affect revenue.
If you are in the Los Angeles area and looking for a software development agency, you might encounter Patrick. Patrick is the Director of Marketing at Rootstrap and the founder of NanoGlobals, an expert-led platform that helps mid-size tech companies tap into global markets. He has worked across the globe, including in the Asia-Pacific area.
01:23 Part 1: Keep the Job in Perspective
Patrick shares something one of his colleagues, a VP of sales, told him. From his story, Patrick describes his approach to leadership. Also, he distinguishes what management without leadership differs from those who lead.
09:55 Part 2: Enable Employees to Perform
In this story, Patrick explains his concerns about remote work during the pandemic. He expands on his description of what is involved in leading effectively.
20:22 Part 3: Balance Autonomy with Accountability
Patrick advises us to allow employees to have autonomy but with accountability. He shares some stories to illustrate what this could look like.
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Patrick’s LinkedIn Profile
Patrick’s book, Money Matters (podcast page in which Patrick explains the book)
You can find all the musical tracks at Envato Elements.
00:00 Theme music: Uplift Corporate Inspire by OlexandrIgnatov
00:00 Saxophone Jazz by TexasBrother
09:37 Night Breeze by sonicscope
20:04 The Funk Groove by TexasBrother
25:43 Fun and Flirty by BrownHouseMedia
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