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The Most Effective Ways to Support and Empower Your Team with Dr. Chaz Austin

  • By Diana Kawarsky, MA, CCP
  • November 24, 2023
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In this episode of the Soft Skills Salon podcast, host Diana Kawarsky converses with Dr. Charles Michael Austin, also known as Dr. Chaz. They discuss leadership, the importance of understanding different cultures, and providing constructive feedback in the workplace. Dr. Chaz emphasizes the need for leaders to create a safe space for their teams, genuinely listen to their ideas, and implement them when possible. He also shares his philosophy on leadership and management, stressing the importance of focusing on results and problem-solving efficiency. The conversation also covers the concept of situational leadership and the value of consistent and constructive feedback in fostering a positive work environment.

Today’s Selected Questions

  1. What does success leading others look like to you?
  2. How do you provide feedback to others?

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Diana Kawarsky, MA, CCP

Diana Kawarsky is President of The Soft Skills Group Inc. She is a senior training and development professional with over 20 years of experience in the delivery, design & consulting with Fortune 500 companies, Universities & Colleges in Canada, the USA, Europe, and Asia. Diana is a Certified Coaching Professional (CCP) working one-on-one, in-person and remotely, building individual success skills. She also holds an MA in Interdisciplinary Studies. She is the author of two well-reviewed books: Soft Skills Volume 1 and The Soft Cs. In 2021 Diana attained the rank of #26 in Global Gurus’ “Top 30” in the Communication category. Top 30 Gurus, in their respective categories, are the “Cream of the Crop”, the World’s Top 30 most influential Professionals Speakers, Trainers and Consultants in their areas.