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Leadership Powered by Common Sense

Doug Thorpe is a performance-driven Senior Executive, Entrepreneur, Board Member, Thought Leader, and Consultant with more than 40 years of success in the financial services, executive coaching, oil & gas, and healthcare industries. Leveraging extensive experience in guiding business transformation for growth-oriented organizations, he is a trusted guide for mid-cap companies to large global enterprises requiring expert assistance with leadership development, team performance, employee engagement, culture shifts, and change management.

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It’s Hard to Recognize Boredom in Super Top Performers
Unveiling the Human Side of Leadership: Insights from Vanessa Broers Hello, fellow leaders and aspiring change makers! I’m Doug Thorpe, your guide on the journey to enlightened leadership through my ... The post It’s Hard to Recognize Boredom in Super Top Performers appeared first on Leadership Powered by Common Sense.
31:12 2/22/24
Selling Without the “Yuck Factor” | Ep 265
Unveiling the Art of Sales in SMBs: A Conversation with Karl Becker As the host of “Leadership Powered by Common Sense,” I’ve had the privilege of discussing a myriad of ... The post Selling Without the “Yuck Factor” | Ep 265 appeared first on Leadership Powered by Common Sense.
35:48 2/20/24
Unleashing the Power of Words: Transforming Leadership Communication
The Art of Communication: A Key to Effective Leadership The Power of Words in Leadership Hello, I’m Doug Thorpe, your guide on the journey to harnessing the power of leadership ... The post Unleashing the Power of Words: Transforming Leadership Communication appeared first on Leadership Powered by Common Sense.
42:29 2/15/24
Transforming Leaders into Engaging Speakers | Ep 263
Unleashing the Power of Your Voice: A Journey with Laura Reid Welcome to my latest blog post, where I’m thrilled to share the insights and experiences from a recent episode ... The post Transforming Leaders into Engaging Speakers | Ep 263 appeared first on Leadership Powered by Common Sense.
32:45 2/13/24
A Journey to Authentic and Empathetic Leadership
Navigating the Leadership Labyrinth with Daphna Horowitz Welcome to another insightful edition of my podcast, “Leadership Powered by Common Sense.” I’m your host, Doug Thorpe, and in this episode, we ... The post A Journey to Authentic and Empathetic Leadership appeared first on Leadership Powered by Common Sense.
39:04 2/8/24
Leaders: You Have a Choice | Ep 261
Navigating Leadership and Innovation: Insights from Silicon Valley As the host of “Leadership Powered by Common Sense,” I’ve had the privilege of engaging with some of the most brilliant minds ... The post Leaders: You Have a Choice | Ep 261 appeared first on Leadership Powered by Common Sense.
26:53 2/6/24
Navigating the Minefield: Family Involvement in Business
Navigating the Complexities of Family Business Dynamics: Insights from a Litigation Attorney As the host of “Leadership Powered by Common Sense,” I’ve had the privilege of discussing a myriad of ... The post Navigating the Minefield: Family Involvement in Business appeared first on Leadership Powered by Common Sense.
34:54 2/1/24
Changing Mindsets and Getting Unstuck
Unleashing Your Potential: The Power of Mindset and Personal Transformation As the host of “Leadership Powered by Common Sense,” I’ve had the privilege of discussing a myriad of topics that ... The post Changing Mindsets and Getting Unstuck appeared first on Leadership Powered by Common Sense.
27:19 1/30/24
How Can Leadership Skills Transfer Across Industries? | Ep 258
The Universal Language of Leadership: Insights from Across Industries Introduction Hello, I’m Doug Thorpe, the voice behind the “Leadership Powered by Common Sense” podcast. In my latest episode, I had ... The post How Can Leadership Skills Transfer Across Industries? | Ep 258 appeared first on Leadership Powered by Common Sense.
40:05 1/25/24
How Can Small Businesses Leverage AI for Competitive Advantage? | Ep 257
Harnessing AI for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses: Insights from Kyle Murphy Welcome to my blog, where I, Doug Thorpe, host of the “Leadership Powered by Common Sense” podcast, share insights ... The post How Can Small Businesses Leverage AI for Competitive Advantage? | Ep 257 appeared first on Leadership Powered by Common Sense.
29:12 1/23/24
Building Trust and Connection in Business
Unleashing Leadership Brilliance: Fostering Connections and Trust Hello, I’m Doug Thorpe, and as the host of “Leadership Powered by Common Sense,” I’ve had the privilege of engaging with thought leaders ... The post Building Trust and Connection in Business appeared first on Leadership Powered by Common Sense.
50:59 1/18/24
The Street Fighting Approach to Business Coaching
The Power of Mindset, Vision, and Discipline in Business Success As the host of a podcast that delves into the intricacies of business and leadership, I recently had the pleasure ... The post The Street Fighting Approach to Business Coaching appeared first on Leadership Powered by Common Sense.
38:45 1/16/24
How Can Mindset Impact Your Leadership Success?
The Power of Mindset: A Conversation with Dr. Tomi Mitchell As the host of “Leadership Powered by Common Sense,” I’ve had the privilege of engaging with some of the most ... The post How Can Mindset Impact Your Leadership Success? appeared first on Leadership Powered by Common Sense.
30:48 1/11/24
The Rocket Fuel for Company Success: Emotional Intelligence in Leadership
Navigating the Complexities of Leadership: Insights from Jay Williams As the host of “Leadership Powered by Common Sense,” I’ve had the privilege of engaging with some of the most insightful ... The post The Rocket Fuel for Company Success: Emotional Intelligence in Leadership appeared first on Leadership Powered by Common Sense.
51:56 1/9/24
Revolutionizing Mental Health Care: A Conversation
The Entrepreneurial Journey of Revolutionizing Mental Health Care: Insights from Sam Mandel Hello, dear readers. I’m Doug Thorpe, the host of Leadership Powered by Common Sense, and today I’m thrilled ... The post Revolutionizing Mental Health Care: A Conversation appeared first on Leadership Powered by Common Sense.
27:31 1/4/24
Perfectionism: A Comedy of Errors | Ep 251
The Art of Embracing Imperfection and Celebrating Wins: Insights from Habit Coach Lesley Logan Welcome to my latest podcast, where I’m thrilled to share the wisdom and insights from a ... The post Perfectionism: A Comedy of Errors | Ep 251 appeared first on Leadership Powered by Common Sense.
36:05 1/2/24
Transforming Your Leadership: Removing Obstacles and Embracing Growth | Ep 250
From Corporate Stress to Empowering Leadership: A Journey with Tassos Kotsias Hello everyone, I’m Doug Thorpe, your host for the “Leadership Powered by Common Sense” podcast. In one of our ... The post Transforming Your Leadership: Removing Obstacles and Embracing Growth | Ep 250 appeared first on Leadership Powered by Common Sense.
43:33 12/28/23
Building a Human-Centered Culture: The Key to Company Growth and Success | Ep 249
Embracing Vulnerability and Authenticity in Leadership: A Conversation with Gerardo Segat Hello everyone, I’m Doug Thorpe, your host for this insightful podcast episode. Today, I had the pleasure of introducing ... The post Building a Human-Centered Culture: The Key to Company Growth and Success | Ep 249 appeared first on Leadership Powered by Common Sense.
41:43 12/26/23
Empowerment, Communication, and Recognition: The Trifecta for Employee Engagement | Ep 248
The Art of Employee Retention: A Conversation with Anne Donovan As a podcaster, I’ve had the privilege of engaging in enlightening conversations with industry experts. One such conversation was with ... The post Empowerment, Communication, and Recognition: The Trifecta for Employee Engagement | Ep 248 appeared first on Leadership Powered by Common Sense.
33:59 12/21/23
Finding Work-Life Harmony | Ep247
Embracing Resilience and Post-Traumatic Growth: A Conversation with Rebecca Weaver Hello everyone, I’m Doug Thorpe, your host for the “Leadership Powered by Common Sense” podcast. In one of our recent ... The post Finding Work-Life Harmony | Ep247 appeared first on Leadership Powered by Common Sense.
36:58 12/19/23
How Can Entrepreneurs Overcome the Growth Paradox? | Ep 246
From Answering Phones to Leading a Multi-Million Dollar Business: A Conversation with Jacky Fischer In a recent podcast episode, I had the pleasure of hosting Jacky Fischer, a successful entrepreneur ... The post How Can Entrepreneurs Overcome the Growth Paradox? | Ep 246 appeared first on Leadership Powered by Common Sense.
43:21 12/14/23
Creating a Positive Impact: How High 5 Plumbing Prioritizes People, Processes, and Performance | Ep 245
Building a Thriving Business: A Conversation with Levi Torres As a podcaster, I have the privilege of engaging with some of the most inspiring and successful entrepreneurs in the industry. ... The post Creating a Positive Impact: How High 5 Plumbing Prioritizes People, Processes, and Performance | Ep 245 appeared first on Leadership Powered by Common Sense.
39:57 12/12/23
Revolutionizing Service Businesses | Ep244
“Entrepreneurial Insights: A Journey from Equipment Leasing to Tech-Based Ventures” Hello everyone, I’m Doug Thorpe, your host for the podcast series. Today, I’m excited to share with you an insightful ... The post Revolutionizing Service Businesses | Ep244 appeared first on Leadership Powered by Common Sense.
36:46 12/7/23
Effective Strategies for Managing Burnout | Ep 243
The Impact of Burnout on Leadership: A Conversation with Dr. Gary Simonds In a recent episode of my podcast, I had the pleasure of hosting Dr. Gary Simonds, a former ... The post Effective Strategies for Managing Burnout | Ep 243 appeared first on Leadership Powered by Common Sense.
45:24 12/5/23
From Loud Voices to Honest and Effective Leaders | Ep 242
Strengthening the Small Business Backbone: A Conversation with Chris Lautenslager As a podcaster, I have the privilege of engaging in enlightening conversations with a variety of guests. In a recent ... The post From Loud Voices to Honest and Effective Leaders | Ep 242 appeared first on Leadership Powered by Common Sense.
36:27 11/30/23
Innovation and Adaptability: Success in the Future of Work | Ep 241
Embracing the Future of Work: A Conversation with Ira Wolfe As the host of the podcast, I recently had the pleasure of engaging in a thought-provoking conversation with Ira Wolfe, ... The post Innovation and Adaptability: Success in the Future of Work | Ep 241 appeared first on Leadership Powered by Common Sense.
36:52 11/28/23
Creating a Culture of Accountability: Insights from Leadership Experts | Ep 240
Interested in enhancing your leadership skills or improving your organization’s leadership practices? I invite you to explore the insights and guidance that Doug Thorpe offers. Leadership and Accountability: A Conversation ... The post Creating a Culture of Accountability: Insights from Leadership Experts | Ep 240 appeared first on Leadership Powered by Common Sense.
33:51 11/21/23
Are Leaders Born or Bred? | Ep 239
The Art and Science of Leadership: A Conversation with Russell Heath As the host of a podcast that delves into the intricacies of leadership, I recently had the pleasure of ... The post Are Leaders Born or Bred? | Ep 239 appeared first on Leadership Powered by Common Sense.
28:06 11/16/23
Making Better Decisions and Empowering Your Team | Ep 238
Insights from a Successful Creative Business Owner Scaling Creativity: A Conversation with Gail Doby As the host of the podcast “Leadership Powered by Common Sense,” I recently had the pleasure ... The post Making Better Decisions and Empowering Your Team | Ep 238 appeared first on Leadership Powered by Common Sense.
39:11 11/14/23
Why is Understanding Employment Law Crucial for Business Owners? | Ep 237
Navigating the Complexities of Employment Law: Insights from Alan Crone Hello everyone, I’m Doug Thorpe, your host for the podcast “Leadership Powered by Common Sense.” In one of our recent ... The post Why is Understanding Employment Law Crucial for Business Owners? | Ep 237 appeared first on Leadership Powered by Common Sense.
35:27 11/9/23