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59. Command and Control Leadership

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59. Command and Control Leadership
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Rex Buckingham is a self-proclaimed old-style leader. With his vast amount of corporate experience, he is able to help guide people to change the way they think and speak in order to change difficult situations. These changes can of course be applied in work situations but they are also powerful tools to use in personal relationships. 

In today’s episode, Rex shares a bit about where he started his career and – that he, in fact, believes that those early days (and the managers he worked with) – played a major role in shaping his work ethic and helping him become the leader he is today. Rex shares some great examples of clients he’s helped and how we can each take responsibility for changing our situations. 

Discussion Points

  • Rex’s career history
  • Command and control vs leadership
  • Rex’s “old-style” leadership
  • Intelligent disobedience
  • Taking responsibility for changing your life
  • Leadership style is linked to expectations
  • Allowing command and control leadership
  • Impacts of command and control leadership on mental health
  • Rex’s thoughts on HR in a business
  • The things that had the biggest impact on Rex

Resources

Brendan Rogers Website

Brendan Rogers LinkedIn

The Culture of Things Podcast Website

The Culture of Things LinkedIn

The Culture of Things Facebook Page

The Culture of Things YouTube Channel

The Culture of Things Instagram 

Woolworths

Rex Buckingham LinkedIn

Leadership Thinking academy

Develop Through Leadership Thinking (Amazon)

If you have any questions for Brendan around this episode or generally around culture, leadership, or teamwork, feel free to contact him here.

Are you frustrated by politics and confusion in your workplace, is there low morale and productivity, or is your business experiencing unwanted turnover and hiring costs? Call me on +61 417 191 409 or email me at brendan@brendanrogers.com.au, and let's have a chat!

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