22 min

Radical Humility in Leadership with Urs Koenig Manage Smarter

    • Management

Urs Koenig, author of 'Radical Humility,' explores the shift from heroic to humble leadership. Learn how to develop self-awareness, build trusting relationships, and foster a growth mindset. Discover practical tips for improving leadership skills and creating a leadership factory.
SHOW NOTES:
Urs Koenig, a former United Nations military peacekeeper and seasoned executive coach, discusses the importance of radical humility in leadership. He emphasizes the need for leaders to develop deep self-awareness, build meaningful relationships with their team members, and view mistakes as opportunities for learning and growth. Koenig also highlights the importance of regular feedback and after-action reviews in improving leadership skills and performance.
Our guest today says you can be a badass leader AND a good human, going from heroic to humble in your approach. It's all via the concept of Radical Humility.
Urs Koenig can help you Manage Smarter! He is a former United Nations military peacekeeper and NATO military peacekeeping commander, a highly accomplished ultra-endurance champion, a widely published professor, bestselling author, and a seasoned executive coach and keynote speaker with more than three decades of experience helping hundreds of leaders and dozens of executive teams unlock new levels of achievement across four continents.
He is the founder of the Radical Humility Leadership Institute and speaks frequently on the topic of leadership to corporations and associations across the globe.
He holds a PhD in geography and a Master of Science from the University of Zürich, Switzerland, and an MBA from the Australian Graduate School of Management. He is a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) by the International Coach Federation (ICF) and holds numerous master coaching certifications. Urs is the loving father of two teenage boys who make commanding soldiers look easy. He lives in Seattle, Washington.
In this podcast for managers, Audrey, Lee and Urs discuss:  
· Definition of Radical Humility
·  How to ask your colleagues for REAL feedback
·  Coping with discomfort in asking for feedback
· “If you don’t love people, you shouldn’t lead people.” What does this mean?
·  What’s the right balance of being tough on results and tender on people?
·   How Urs became a United Nations Peacekeeper
“The number one mistake managers and leaders make is the belief that showing up with vulnerability is a sign of weakness.” – Urs Koenig
Build Credibility and EffectiveLeadership with the Manage Smarter Podcast
Join hosts Audrey Strong and C. Lee Smith every week as they dive into the aspects and concepts of good business management. From debunking sales myths to learning how to manage with and without measurements, you'll learn something new with every episode and will be able to implement positive change far beyond sales. 
Connect with Urs Koenig  
www.urskoenig.com
https://twitter.com/urskoenig
https://www.instagram.com/koenigurs/
https://www.linkedin.com/in/urs-koenig-ab3828/
 
 Connect with Manage Smarter Hosts
·        Website: ManageSmarter.com 
·         LinkedIn: Audrey Strong                                                                   
·         LinkedIn: C.Lee Smith  
 Connect with SalesFuel
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·         Twitter: @SalesFuel 
·         Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/salesfuel/ 
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Urs Koenig, author of 'Radical Humility,' explores the shift from heroic to humble leadership. Learn how to develop self-awareness, build trusting relationships, and foster a growth mindset. Discover practical tips for improving leadership skills and creating a leadership factory.
SHOW NOTES:
Urs Koenig, a former United Nations military peacekeeper and seasoned executive coach, discusses the importance of radical humility in leadership. He emphasizes the need for leaders to develop deep self-awareness, build meaningful relationships with their team members, and view mistakes as opportunities for learning and growth. Koenig also highlights the importance of regular feedback and after-action reviews in improving leadership skills and performance.
Our guest today says you can be a badass leader AND a good human, going from heroic to humble in your approach. It's all via the concept of Radical Humility.
Urs Koenig can help you Manage Smarter! He is a former United Nations military peacekeeper and NATO military peacekeeping commander, a highly accomplished ultra-endurance champion, a widely published professor, bestselling author, and a seasoned executive coach and keynote speaker with more than three decades of experience helping hundreds of leaders and dozens of executive teams unlock new levels of achievement across four continents.
He is the founder of the Radical Humility Leadership Institute and speaks frequently on the topic of leadership to corporations and associations across the globe.
He holds a PhD in geography and a Master of Science from the University of Zürich, Switzerland, and an MBA from the Australian Graduate School of Management. He is a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) by the International Coach Federation (ICF) and holds numerous master coaching certifications. Urs is the loving father of two teenage boys who make commanding soldiers look easy. He lives in Seattle, Washington.
In this podcast for managers, Audrey, Lee and Urs discuss:  
· Definition of Radical Humility
·  How to ask your colleagues for REAL feedback
·  Coping with discomfort in asking for feedback
· “If you don’t love people, you shouldn’t lead people.” What does this mean?
·  What’s the right balance of being tough on results and tender on people?
·   How Urs became a United Nations Peacekeeper
“The number one mistake managers and leaders make is the belief that showing up with vulnerability is a sign of weakness.” – Urs Koenig
Build Credibility and EffectiveLeadership with the Manage Smarter Podcast
Join hosts Audrey Strong and C. Lee Smith every week as they dive into the aspects and concepts of good business management. From debunking sales myths to learning how to manage with and without measurements, you'll learn something new with every episode and will be able to implement positive change far beyond sales. 
Connect with Urs Koenig  
www.urskoenig.com
https://twitter.com/urskoenig
https://www.instagram.com/koenigurs/
https://www.linkedin.com/in/urs-koenig-ab3828/
 
 Connect with Manage Smarter Hosts
·        Website: ManageSmarter.com 
·         LinkedIn: Audrey Strong                                                                   
·         LinkedIn: C.Lee Smith  
 Connect with SalesFuel
·         Website: http://salesfuel.com/ 
·         Twitter: @SalesFuel 
·         Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/salesfuel/ 
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22 min