Masters of Leadership is an original podcast hosted by Cotential CEO and Get Big Things Done author Erica Dhawan sharing powerful stories of masters of leadership who get big things done. Learn from business CEOs, entrepreneurs, creatives, authors, and more.
Dan Schawbel: Why “Back To Human” Is The Most Powerful Leadership Strategy
Back to Human: It's the title of Dan Schawbel's new book, and the phrase itself implies that we’ve departed from being human toward one another in significant ways. That’s the assumption behind Dan's work. He has devoted his life to studying human interactions and has compiled much of what he’s learned into his new book. He has tremendous insight into how we can be intentional about our human interactions so that they can be optimized for our health as individuals and our success in the workplace.
Tasha Eurich: Increase Self Awareness To Maximize Your Leadership
If you are a leader, the data is in: As you increase self awareness your leadership will improve. Self Awareness is a very simple concept, but quite difficult in practice. That’s because we don’t always see ourselves the same way that we come across to those we interact with. On this episode, my guest Tasha Eurich shares her findings regarding the quality of self awareness and drives home how important it is for leaders to increase in self awareness for the sake of their teams.
Rahaf Harfoush: Transforming Modern Work To Help Productive Creatives Thrive
My guest on this episode, Rahaf Harfoush is a digital anthropologist who has devoted herself to studying the many intersections between emerging technology, innovation, and digital culture. Her third book, entitled “Hustle & Float: Reclaim Your Creativity and Thrive in a World Obsessed with Work,” reveals the data and practices behind companies and organizations that are adapting to the needs of modern workers effectively and creating teams that are more productive and healthier, all at the same time.
Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic: Removing Incompetent Leaders And Finding Better Ones
If you do a quick Google search starting with “My boss is…” you’ll find all kinds of evidence for the existence of incompetent leaders in business, politics, civic groups, and more. Dr. Tomas Charmorro-Premuzic has made it his mission to help organizations bring together tech and science to predict human performance. His latest book, “Why Do So Many Incompetent Men Become Leaders And How To Fix It” is a sorely needed wake-up call for our culture.
Caroline Webb: Tips For Applying Behavioral Science In Management
Thankfully, the days are gone when leaders are prone to ignore the best ways to apply behavioral science in management. That’s because more and more often, the discoveries of science and the practices of leadership and management are converging. The two go hand in glove in the most successful organizations. For that reason, I wanted to invite Caroline Webb to be on the podcast.
David Peterson: Long Term Leadership Requires Leadership Development Through Coaching
My guest on this episode loves to think of leadership through a long-term lens. He believes that the way a leader approaches today's decisions must be informed by looking toward tomorrow. David Peterson is the Director of Leadership and Coaching at Google where he provides coaching to senior leaders, oversees internal and external coaching programs, and supports a executive development and organizational learning programs.
Erica is great at moderating. This was great listening experience and very educational. Look forward to more episodes soon. The "Simplifying Complexity" pod was my favorite so far.
Empowering and inspiring!
Loving this new leadership podcast - the guests seem to have been really carefully curated, each bringing an original and authentic perspective to issues of human collaboration and effecting change. A great resource for anyone inhabiting or aspiring to a management/leadership role!
One of the best new podcasts