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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.

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076: Nicola Kemp: The Lost Art of Listening as a Leader

This discussion emphasizes the importance of active listening for fostering a positive and creative workplace culture. It advocates for addressing unsustainable workloads and reevaluating the pace of work to enable better productivity. Key takeaways include retaining mid-life women in the workforce to harness their innovation, reevaluating our perception of time, and recognizing the need for workplace flexibility across various life stages.

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075: Patrick Marr: Insights from sports that can speed up your decision making

Today we explore the impact of four distinct leadership styles on team performance and why a balance of all is crucial for success. We also look at how some sport insights can accelerate your decision making in teams and leadership space. Patrick highlights the challenge of self-perception for leaders and stresses the value of mentorship as a reflective tool. Key takeaways include: character development, diverse leadership styles, self-awareness, and enhancing team unity for superior performance.

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074: Joyce Idoniboye: The impact of micro-aggression in the workplace

Leaders must advocate for their beliefs, even during tough times due to their influential positions. Joyce discusses the importance of authenticity and resilience in leadership, highlighting key takeaways: the strength of others’ belief in you, addressing workplace micro-aggressions, and the endurance required for success.

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073: Peter Moody: Looking after your Energy and Mental Health as a Leader

Discover the importance of fostering a safe space for experimentation in our team and embracing risk for growth. Peter’s personal journey highlights the significance of preserving our energy and being open about mental health struggles. Key insights include: ending leadership hypocrisy, incremental progress, and lessons from Peter’s 16-year experience in Japan.

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072: Victoria Day: Leaning Into Vulnerability for Increased Happiness and Productivity for the Whole Team

Discover the power of leadership transformation in our discussion. Learn why we must cease condoning misbehavior from skilled individuals and consistently treat junior team members with kindness. Explore the value of leader vulnerability, fostering a secure space for authenticity and innovation. Addressed are: vulnerability’s significance in an industry valuing toughness, challenges faced by mothers in leadership, and actionable steps for impactful change.

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071: Efrain Ayala: Embrace Authenticity and Drive Change

Explore the journey of embracing authenticity at work, regardless of the time it requires, for a truly empowering experience. Efrain discusses the pivotal role of clear vision in driving change and reveals that understanding the underlying ‘game’ is key to influencing change. Takeaways: mastering adaptation as an ‘other’, unleashing leadership through empowerment, and practicing patience in nurturing growth.

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070: Jessica Tamsedge: The Reality Behind Keeping it Together as a Leader

Join us for a discussion on the courage required to lead your team through uncertainty, fostering trust in collective problem-solving. Our guest also emphasizes transparent leadership’s impact on diverse, large teams, contributing to overall success. Key takeaways include maintaining composure amidst challenges, addressing complexities in female leadership, and confidently embracing more senior roles.