020: Sports Teams & Strategy, with Head Coach Jamie Franks

“I realized I was too close. I was too emotional. I was trying to make decisions on the day-to-day as opposed to taking a step back and having a better perspective on where the organization wants to go and what my role is in getting the organization there…” With the release of our 20th episode, … Continued

017: The Value of Difference: Sectors & Social Change

“Don’t work with people that are all the same. Work with people who are different. Draw on the breadth of differences in the room, because everyone has something to offer.” This week we speak with David Stroud, founding pastor of ChristChurch in London, England. David shares about the importance and power of bringing together individuals … Continued

016: On Restaurants, Restoration and Core Values

What do core values have to do with dinner? If you ask Jim Noble, he will probably answer “Everything!” “People want to go to a place where they feel like they belong…just sitting around a table with people…it’s powerful—it’s restorative.” says Jim. This week we hear from chef, restaurateur and philanthropist Jim Noble on the … Continued

015: Talents, Burdens, and Calling

How do we pursue our calling? And how do we face the fear that will inevitably come our way when we do? Today we talk with Rebekah Lyons on the intersection of talents, burdens, and calling. Rebekah shares about her own journey to finding the freedom to live her calling and the challenges she has … Continued

What is Adaptive Leadership?

“Adaptive leadership is about a beautiful question —How much of my history and how much of the way I’m living my life now do I want to take forward into the future? And how do I move forward among competing priorities, commitments and interests?” Alexander Grashow helps leaders answer these questions and come to new … Continued

Am I Primed for Success or Significance?

In this episode of the Paterson Podcast we are inspired and challenged by Dr. Zarat Boyd. Zarat is an advanced LifePlan & StratOp facilitator with a PhD in Human and Organizational Systems. She is a coach, a mom, a catalyst and leader based in Atlanta, Georgia. “Is my life primed for success or significance? Am … Continued

What is the “Why” Behind Your Business?

This week we speak with Kevin Brinkman (CEO) and Jane Everhart (CFO), of Brinkman Real Estate Services, about the impact of the Paterson Process within their organization. We hear them explain why they pursued the StratOp Process in the first place: “We had a strategic planning process that had produced some results but we were … Continued

How Do We Create and Engage Cultural Conversations?

How do we engage culture and help to shape it? This week, on the Paterson Podcast, we explore the need to not just get the answers right, but to ask better questions. We speak with Gabe Lyons, Founder & President of Q, a learning community and conference that mobilizes communities to Stay Curious and Advance … Continued