“Management Development Unlocked is a global top 10% podcast that helps new managers become great people managers.”
Management Development Unlocked is a global top 10% podcast for new managers and leaders who want to transform from high-performing individual contributors to great people managers. As the saying goes, “What got you here won’t get you there.” The skills that made you a great employee are almost completely opposite from the skills that will make you a great manager and leader. Eric Girard is your guide during this key transition. Experienced managers and leaders will also benefit from the tips and tricks shared on the show.
Eric interviews guests from around the world with expertise in leadership, management, empathy, emotional intelligence, productivity, feedback, cultural competence, coaching, storytelling, engagement, and other management and leadership and management topics. Eric’s guests include authors and experts with decades of real-world experience who will help you smoothly make the transition into management and leadership.
About your host: Eric Girard is the CEO of Girard Training Solutions LLC, a management development firm focused on helping new managers and leaders transition into their role. Eric has over 30 years of experience helping improve the performance of managers, leaders, and employees, including 20 years in Silicon Valley at companies like Apple, Applied Materials, and Symantec. His superpower is facilitation, and he’s led programs around the world with his high-energy and engaging facilitation style.
Eric is a passionate, lifelong learner. As a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor, he is pursuing the rating of Master Scuba Diver Trainer. When he’s not hosting a podcast or designing andor delivering training, he enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife and twin 14-year-old daughters.