145: Why Leaders Need Self-Awareness, Feedback, & High EQ

145: Why Leaders Need Self-Awareness, Feedback, & High EQ

145: Why Leaders Need Self-Awareness, Feedback, & High EQ

What if you could increase your emotional intelligence and expand your self-awareness? That’s the journey my guest Jon Hunter traveled in advancing from salesperson to Chief Revenue Officer. You’ll be drawn in by Jon’s truth-telling around topics like self-awareness, feedback, and creating safety and trust. Get ready to take notes because Jon drops a lot of nuggets you’ll want to remember and apply.

Jon has held positions like Chief Revenue Officer and Senior VP of Sales in various enterprise software companies over the past 25 years. Now he’s passionate about developing the next generation of leaders, and he started The Hunter X Podcast to share insights gained from his experiences. Jon’s podcast is packed with nuggets you can use every day, in just 8-12 minutes per episode. I highly recommend you subscribe and read all his posts on LinkedIn.

You’ll discover:

  • Why leaders must create safety and trust early on when working with a new team
  • The #1 stumbling block for leaders who want to advance to the next level
  • How Jon developed his emotional intelligence to become a highly effective leader
  • The most important trait John looks and listens for when interviewing job candidates
  • The value of getting feedback throughout your career

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139: Advance Your Career and Promotability

139: Advance Your Career and Promotability

139: Advance Your Career and Promotability

Do you know the factors that most influence your career advancement? My guest Amii Barnard-Bahn is an expert in this area; and in our conversation she reveals the five key elements that impact promotability. Amii and I discuss the one that most leaders underestimate—external awareness—and what you can do to make sure this is not a blind spot for you. Her stories about executives she’s helped are sure to inspire you!

Amii is a former Fortune Global 50 executive and now a consultant to the C-Suite at global companies like Adobe and The Gap. She’s recognized by Forbes as one of the top coaches for legal and compliance executives, and she’s a member of Marshall Goldsmith’s 100 Coaches. Her latest creations are an assessment called The Promotability Index® and the companion book, The PI Guidebook: How the Promotability Index Can Help You Get Ahead in Your Career.

You’ll discover:

  • The 5 key elements of promotability
  • Why so many leaders lack external awareness—and what to do about it
  • How to build a better relationship with your manager and others who could influence your advancement
  • Practical ideas for requesting feedback to help eliminate your blind spots
  • Why relationships are the foundation for getting support for a promotion

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068: Essential Skills You Must Have to Be a Human Centric Leader

068: Essential Skills You Must Have to Be a Human Centric Leader

Would you like to have greater influence with people at work? My guest Deb Coviello provides important insights for making subtle adjustments to your beliefs, words and actions that can increase your impact. Deb is the Founder of Illumination Partners and host of The Drop in CEO podcast. She applies her 20+ years of experience in Quality and Operational Excellence to help clients identify, assess and solve the issues that are preventing business growth. Our conversation is packed with practical tips you can apply in your business and at home.

You’ll discover:

  • The skill Deb helps leaders work on first to increase their effectiveness
  • How limiting beliefs about oneself affect the possibilities you can see and consider
  • The difference in weak and powerful language when your goal is to influence and get results
  • Why feedback is an essential skill for every leader…and how to do it right

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048: MIC SWAP: Create a Coaching Culture That Leads to High Performance

048: MIC SWAP: Create a Coaching Culture That Leads to High Performance

048: MIC SWAP: Create a Coaching Culture That Leads to High Performance

by Meredith Bell

​In this special episode, we have a “mic swap.” Former guest Angela Cusack interviews Meredith Bell about her new book, Strong for Performance: Create a Coaching Culture with Learning & Development Programs That Stick. Meredith kicks off by revealing the famous Star Wars actor she was friends with in high school! We then turned our discussion to more serious topics, like what’s required to change behavior for the long-term. Meredith describes a four-step roadmap that organizations can use to create an environment where people love to come to work, contribute their best efforts and achieve high levels of performance.

You’ll discover:

  • The famous Star Wars actor that Meredith knew in high school
  • Why Meredith wrote her book and the impact she wants it to have on organizations
  • The one element missing from most learning and development programs that results in a lack of long-term impact
  • A proven three-step process for rewiring the brain for a new skill or habit
  • Why a support system and accountability coach are key components for improving a skill

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