Episode 184: Empowering Others Through Alliance Feedback w/ Dr. Tim Irwin

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While they say actions speak louder than words, it is often our speech that reflects the values and integrity inside of us. Join Dr. Tim Irwin, author, speaker, and leading authority on Leadership Development and Organizational Effectiveness, as he discusses the effect of our conversations on people’s belief systems. Through a strategy called “Alliance Feedback,” leaders can use affirmation to circumvent defensiveness during difficult conversations. When we assume positive intent and touch the core of one’s aspirations, we empower our employees and families to flourish.

Bio: Dr. Tim Irwin is a thought leader, author and speaker on leadership development and organizational effectiveness. A consultant for over 30 years, he served from 2000 to 2005 in senior management of an international consulting firm with over 300 offices worldwide. His work has taken him to over 25 foreign countries in Europe, Latin America, Canada, and the Far East.

He has served as a consultant and speaker to a number of the world’s most well-known brands in a variety of industries: Bank of America, Chick-fil-A, Walmart, Coca-Cola, FedEx, Gerber, United Technologies, SunTrust, IBM, Sothern Company, Turner, Chatham Financial, Unum, Corning, The Ritz-Carlton, Celanese, KeHE, CNL, FSC Securities Corporation, Trijicon, Learfield IMG College, NEIL, Tencate, YPO, MiTek

Dr. Irwin has been a frequent contributor on numerous national media outlets including Fox Business News, Fox & Friends, CNBC, Investor’s Business Daily, Business week, and The Wall Street Journal.

After receiving his BA and MA from the University of Georgia, Dr. Irwin’s Ph.D. training included a dual major in industrial/organizational and clinical psychology from Georgia State University. He is a licensed psychologist.

Dr. Irwin’s Something Extra: Not so much what the leader does, but who he/she is.

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– Lisa Nichols, Host
– Scott Crosby, Executive Producer
– Daniel Williams, Recording Engineer