Menttium Matters

In this episode, Jim Gwaltney, retired Ford Motor Company Senior Executive and author of The 20 Immutable Laws of Leadership, shares his leadership advice. Jim discusses best practices for motivating employees; learning to delegate; transitioning from being an individual contributor to a manager; and making time to focus on vision and strategy. He identifies specific strategies to successfully navigate organizational politics, and he reminds listeners of the importance of getting out of one’s comfort zone. Jim also shares his habits for success, his advice to young professionals, and his favorite quote.

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Navigating Corporate Politics

One of the essential skills executives learn is how to skillfully navigate corporate politics. Hear from Jim Gwaltney, Author & Retired Ford Motor Executive on why this is important.

Delegation

Jim Gwaltney, Author & Retired Ford Motor Executive explains why delegation is better for the organization and your own personal level of stress.

Elevator Pitch

Is your elevator pitch up to date? We may not be running into many people in the elevator these days, but the value of a concise message still applies – Jim Gwaltney, Author & Retired Ford Motor Executive.

Quick Life Lessons

With 35 years in numerous Senior Level Executive positions within Ford Motor Company in Sales, Marketing, Operations and Finance disciplines – Jim Gwaltney, Author & Retired Ford Motor Executive shares a few quick hit life lessons we can all benefit from hearing.

Motivating Teams

Jim Gwaltney, Author & Retired Ford Motor Executive shares with us why motivating teams is more successful than intimidating employees.

Transition to Leadership

The transition from doing, to managing to leading isn’t always an easy shift. Hear from Jim Gwaltney, Author & Retired Ford Motor Executive on how to make the transition smoothly.