Starfleet Leadership Academy - Leadership Through Star Trek

VOY: Learning Curve

Janeway's first misstep...

On this episode, Jeff Akin reviews Star Trek Voyager, Learning Curve (Season 1, Episode 16). He will examine the leadership approaches of Captain Janeway and Tuvok.

We learn the value of ongoing coaching and how important it is to assume positive intent.

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TOS: The Devil in the Dark

Communication really is the key to everything.

On this episode, Jeff Akin reviews Star Trek The Original Series, The Devil in the Dark (Season 1, Episode 26). He will examine the leadership approaches of Captain Kirk.

We talk about identifying unconscious bias and how to effectively communicate.

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DS9: For the Cause

In a single moment, we see one of the most incredible leadership examples in all of Trek.

On this episode, Jeff Akin reviews Star Trek Deep Space 9, For the Cause (Season 4, Episode 22). He will examine the leadership approaches of Captain Sisko and Captain Yates.

We talk about self-talk, both personal and organizational; utilizing support systems; and taking accountability.

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TNG: The Price

Let's examine Ethical Behavior...at the expense of Deanna Troi.

On this episode, Jeff Akin reviews Star Trek The Next Generation, The Price (Season 3, Episode 8). He will examine the leadership approaches of Captain Picard and Commander Riker.

We look at Ethics and how to apply Ethical Behavior. Jeff also issues a challenge to listeners!

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TNG: Unification Parts 1 and 2

The passing of the torch; but is this Spock at his worst??

On this episode, Jeff Akin reviews Star Trek The Next Generation, Unification Parts 1 and 2 (Season 5, Episodes 7 and 8). He will examine the leadership approaches of Captain Picard, Commander Riker, Ambassador Spock and more.

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TOS: The Alternative Factor

We Can Learn Something Even When Invasion is Imminent

On this episode, Jeff Akin reviews Star Trek The Original Series, The Alternative Factor (Season 1, Episode 20 - or 21 depending on how you count). He will examine the leadership approaches of Captain Kirk.

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VOY: Unforgettable

Toxic Masculinity is still a thing in the 24th century.

On this episode, Jeff Akin reviews Star Trek Voyager, Unforgettable (Season 4, Episode 22). He will examine the leadership approaches of Captain Janeway.

Link to video referenced on toxic masculinity: https://youtu.be/koPmuEyP3a0

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ENT: Marauders

Do you give them a fish, or teach them to fish?

On this episode, Jeff Akin reviews Star Trek Enterprise, Marauders (Season 2, Episode 6). He will examine the leadership approaches of Captain Archer.

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DIS: Context Is For Kings

How many time can YOU say "enroll" in a podcast? Plus 360 reviews and change management!

On this episode, Jeff Akin reviews Star Trek Discovery, Context Is For Kings (Season 1, Episode 3). He will examine the leadership approaches of Captain Lorca and Commander Saru.

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VOY: Homestead

Leadership development even happens in the show!

On this episode, Jeff Akin reviews Star Trek Voyager, Homestead (Season 7, Ep. 23). He will examine the leadership approaches of Captain Janeway, Tuvok, and - um, am I reading this correctly?? - Neelix.

NOTE: Please listen after the closing music; there's a change in how we're selecting future episodes that will affect the next release.

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