S02E07 The Leadership From The Back End Episode
December 05, 2022
Theresa Destrebecq & Vincent Musolino
- How do you define intelligence?
- Is charismatic leadership over-rated?
- Likeability versus leadership. They aren't mutually exclusive.
- Melencholic leaders are more affective
- Power over (positional), versus power with (relational)
- What emotions can be shown at work, and by whom?
- Leadership struggles for Theresa come from trying to be the strong, even in the face of hard emotions
- Sharing emotions can build trust
- Holding down the balloon underwater isn't sustainable
- Big life changes are okay at work, but the little stresses accumulate and can't always been shown, shared at work
- Do leaders have to be likeable?
- Does leadership matter for executives? Do we overvalue it?
- How do you define leadership?
- An executive is merely someone who makes decisions who affect the company
- Leadership is about non-organizational skills, but people skills (not process, strategy, etc.)
- Leadership is multifaceted
- Leadership is defined by how you face adversity
- Adversity sets leaders apart
- Leaders because of who you are, and "leaders" who have a position/title only
- Don't know our ability to lead until after a crisis happens
- Testament to leadership - do you have other people's back and do they have yours?
- Everybody can be a leader
- Challenge to understand ourselves well enough to serve others
- Leadership for ego, and leadership for change
- Not here to only serve ourselves, we are here to serve people and solve problems through our businesses
- How do you need to be a leader in the face of "evil" or "bad" people in the world?
- How does culture influence who we want as a leader?
- Vulnerability isn't the only key to being a good leader
- The importance of knowing who you are as part of any leadership program
- Tell someone who/how to be, or allow people the chance to experience it themselves
- Can't buy leadership on the shelf
- Serving others from internal or external motivation
- What are you serving others for?
- Leadership comes from the backend of a crisis.
- We can all look like great leaders when it's rosy
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