We grow into the adults, we needed as children. Does that come into our way of becoming leaders? The truth is life happens to all. Jerry Colonna adds that in between life happening and decisions we make, one cannot be a strong leader unless one allows oneself to grow, and this can only happen by leading a life examined. Hear more of life and leadership with Jerry in this episode of The xMonks Drive.
In this episode, you will learn-
1) How to respond both sympathetically and compassionately?
2) Reason why people do not open up
3) Better human beings make better leaders
4) Recognise the role one plays in their own reality
5) Why do many people feel a sense of suffering in their work?
Jerry Colonna is CEO and co-founder of Reboot.io, an executive coaching, and leadership development firm, and author of ‘REBOOT: Leadership and the Art of Growing Up’ (HarperBusiness, June 18). For nearly 20 years, he has used the knowledge gained as an executive, venture capitalist (VC), journalist, and a board member for 100+ organizations to help people lead with humanity, resilience, and equanimity. For more, see https://www.reboot.io/book
Prior to his career as a coach, he was a partner with JPMorgan Partners (JPMP), the private equity arm of JP Morgan Chase. Previously, he led New York City-based Flatiron Partners, which he founded in 1996 with a partner, Fred Wilson. Flatiron became one of the nation’s most successful, early-stage investment programs. His first leadership position, at age 25, was editor-in-chief of Information Week magazine.