In this episode, we delve into the importance of naming your needs as a leader. We provide practical insights and share personal stories that will help you gain clarity and take intentional action to prioritize your needs. By the end of this episode, you will have a better understanding of how to name your needs, create space for self-reflection, and rewrite the narrative that drives your leadership journey. Enjoy!
In this episode, we discuss the multifaceted nature of knowing your people and how it can transform your leadership dynamics. Brian shares a powerful example of an executive leader who demonstrates people-centric leadership with a remarkable depth of knowledge about the personal and professional life of her team to motivate, inspire, develop, and build trust among them. We discuss this example and then explore the correlation between a leader’s self-awareness and ability to truly know and connect with others. We also cover how one can gauge their own self-awareness levels and what markers might indicate some level of a person’s understanding of themselves, and how individuals often possess valuable life lessons and strategies within themselves. Enjoy!
In this episode, Brian shares valuable insights on the importance of embracing lessons and details his personal journey of growth, highlighting his humility, openness, and willingness to accept help from others. We also discuss the significance of learning lessons as leaders and the need for leaders to embrace lessons from the past, be present in the moment, and prepare for future lessons. As you listen, we encourage you to reflect on your own experiences and the lessons that you’ve learned along the way.
What leaders do is a collection of small bite-sized leadership lessons designed to make you think differently about familiar topics. Each episode features Brian sharing his thoughts and experiences followed by an interactive question-and-answer session with members from our Leadership Vision online community.
Sometimes the simplest questions can bring about the most profound answers. In this episode, we revisit the idea of dominant pairs of Strengths and pose questions to our community and listeners about their Strengths and dominant pairs.
If you’re new to Strengths or curious about your dominant pair, use the StrengthsFinder assessment to learn more about your top five Strengths.
Leaders obviously need to be at their best in today’s competitive business environment. They must think critically, make sound decisions, and motivate their teams. To do all this and more, leaders need to level up. Leveling up is about more than simply increasing your skills and knowledge. It’s about being more present, more engaged, and more effective. It’s also about being ready.
In this episode, we discuss three components leaders need to level up. We invite you to consider what you must do now to show up, grow up and pro up. Enjoy!