Dr. Donna Hamlin is a corporate executive with thirty years of corporate, governance and strategy consulting experience. She oversees BoardWise’s global programs, including its centers and their services. These include: board evaluations, professional certification and training, its global registry of qualified directors, Board Bona Fide®, its strategic partnership programs and its Boardwise center.
Top 3 Takeaways
"It's really important to know that if we want to be good at our work, then we've got to explore things outside of our normal swim lanes. And when we do that, it gives us a different view or another way" "There's a great exercise called appreciating your vices. If you can identify vices, and then you can go teach some group of people, how to do that vice really well. Then you start laughing at it because you realize how silly it is." "360 is when an executive coach hand picks five to six people that work with that person routinely and you do an in-depth interview about the experience of working with this person. And then you summarize all of that into some themes and sit down with the person to say what we can do to make you a stronger leader as a result of that. And typically in that process, you're getting raw feedback about what that experience is through a third party." 0:30 "How would you describe yourself?"
6:00 "Why creativity? Why leadership? How are those two things connected?"
10:00 "How should one think about approaching being a good leader or being the ideal leader? "
11:30 "Are you limited to a specific type of job based on your predisposition?"
14:15 "You mentioned five different types of, I guess leadership styles. Do you want to go through these and explain what each of them are a little bit?"
21:00 "What are some big mistakes or what's the biggest issue that you see with leaders?"
24:30 "Is there any other exercises that we can do in order to strengthen those muscles of listening more?"
30:00 "Do you have any other more stories how this 360 or this kind of social gaps were changed or improved by having some sort of an outside perspective?"
32:15 "Do you want to talk about your company? What do you do?"
34:30 "Do you have any stories of the most radical transformation?"
37:45 " Is there anything that we didn't talk about that you wanted to mention?"