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100: Visionary Leadership: Moving Beyond Caution and Control

Ian Millner, co-founder and global Chair of Iris Worldwide, highlights the significance of an engaging employee brand and visionary leadership. Key takeaways encompass investing in culture, fostering trust, employing a moral compass, empowering decision-making, and prioritizing resilience.

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098: Leap of Leadership: Ensuring Your Team Jumps with You

Conrad Persons, President of Grey, London, emphasizes aligning team ideas before action and strategic time management. Key insights: small interactions for motivation, handling defensiveness, separating identity from ideas, managing emotions, avoiding overplanning, understanding mindsets, and considering daily decisions’ productivity impact.

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096: Courageous Leadership: Breaking Norms, Shaping the Future

Melissa Chapman, CEO at Jungle Creations, addresses overcoming resistance to change by fostering unity and embracing authenticity amidst leadership challenges. Key insights encompass courage, blending leadership styles, role transitions, valuing diversity, leveraging stress for growth, setting boundaries, embracing optimism, managing risk, resilience, and self-advocacy.

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094: Navigating Acquisitions and Downturns: Building a Resilient C-Suite and Making Unpopular Decisions with Purpose

Sarat Pediredla, CEO of hedgehog lab, emphasizes the importance of recognizing individual strengths and the risk of investing in the wrong people. Key insights include challenges in company acquisition, addressing unpopular decisions, balancing culture and business, understanding leadership dynamics, and seeking help when needed.

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092: Empowering Impact: Balancing Business and Legacy, Empowering Black Women in Tech, and the Entrepreneurial Mindset Explored

Flavilla Fongang, a multi-award-winning serial entrepreneur and an international keynote speaker highlights safeguarding peace and confidently saying no, particularly for leaders. Key takeaways include empowering black women in tech, rejecting sole woman status, entrepreneurial mindset, balancing impact and legacy, understanding happiness, fostering solutions, trusting instincts, and taking the first step towards success.

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090: Beyond Words: The Transformative Force of Intention and Representation in Leadership

Jake Brody, Senior Managing Director at Accenture Song, US South Market Unit, highlights humanizing corporate culture by celebrating successes and maintaining an open-door policy. Key takeaways encompass fostering belonging, embracing fun, navigating FUD, learning from longevity, practicing intentional leadership, seizing opportunities, and humanizing client relationships.

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088: Leadership Lessons from a 5-Year-Old Neurodiverse Mind: Crafting Visions, Asking Hard Questions, and Embracing Imperfect Presence

Neisha advocates situational leadership, stressing adaptability for growth. Inspired by her neurodiverse son, she prioritizes attentive listening and understanding individual needs. Key takeaways include actionable vision, adept questioning, embracing opportunity, prioritizing presence, and fostering genuine dialogue.

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079: Ben Scoggins: Embracing leadership doubts: The ‘Everyone’s Smarter’ Struggle

In this conversation, we emphasize the pivotal role of self-belief in leadership and its direct impact on team success. Ben underscores the significance of maintaining the fundamentals of great leadership, especially in communication with your team. Key takeaways include conquering imposter syndrome, fostering a team of talented and kind individuals, and balancing what you contribute to the agency versus what it provides in return.

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078:Virginie Faucon: Making Tough Decisions and Standing Up For Your Team

Virginie Faucon shares her 20-year path to workplace authenticity and the price of advocating for her team, which led to job loss. Key takeaways include: the influence of openly addressing low confidence, how stepping back can advance one’s career, and the significance of personal branding.

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077: Chris Kemp: Learning to let go and empower your team

In this episode, we explore the significant shifts in leadership prompted by the pandemic. We emphasize the need for adaptability as leadership roles evolve. Chris highlights the value of trust in your team and delves into strategies for empowering them in the decision-making process. Key insights include empowering team members, prioritizing relationships, and embracing self-belief as essential elements of modern leadership.