There is no growth in comfort and no comfort in growth. Business today typically values and promotes leaders for their subject expertise. Leaders who have command of the details and execute based on knowledge and experience are highly respected. However, to grow as a leader you have to get out of your comfort zone – that means learning to lead without just being the expert. Learn to gain the trust and respect of a team that might know more than you do. Get comfortable with ambiguity and with not having all the information. Develop the skills and confidence to lead in a different way.
For female leaders, subject expertise is usually the source of their confidence. Learning to lead outside your comfort zone is one step for breaking through the glass ceiling.
The show’s purpose is to give you tips on how can you develop the capability to lead – to get out of your comfort zone?
Thriving with Jenny Brockis
Most people say they are overwhelmed by all the things they have to do. Regardless how much progress is made, there is always more, more and then still more. The impact is seen in our health, our emotions and our sense of satisfaction with life.
The Courage to Speak Up with Karin Hurt and David Dye
Most leaders encourage their teams to speak up, to give feedback and to offer new ideas. They have open door policies and at every presentation they will say they want to hear from people. Yet very few of the team have the courage to speak up.
The Membership Economy with Robbie Kellman Baxter
Have you stopped to notice how many subscriptions you have for things like news, music, entertainment, photography and digital services? In fact, it seems that the membership economy is everywhere – and it is.
Curiosity with Paul Ashcroft and Garrick Jones
Curiosity seems to be the buzzword of the year. We are told that curiosity is the seed of innovation and well being.
How to Sell with Stacy Sherman
When you think of selling – a product, a service or yourself – you probably conjure up unflattering images and conclude “that’s just not who you are”. However, in this day and age, sales is really nothing like the image you have in your mind.
Multipliers with Liz Wiseman
If you have worked for a manager who seems to elevate your intelligence and bring out the best in you and others, then you were probably working for a multiplier.