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As leaders, it can be tempting to forget that not everyone likes being the centre of attention. And when you have an audience, you can all too easily throw a harsh, unforgiving spotlight onto someone who isn’t ready for it.

This episode, we look at how to wield your audience’s attention responsibly, whether it’s from the stage or online.

Links: Skip Weisman was kind enough to let me share his story with you.

Music: Theme: “Good Times” by Podington Bear (

Incidental music by Lee Rosevere ( including “It Was Like That When I Got Here,” “More On That Later” and “Systematic.” Used under a Creative Commons license.