48 episodes

Wouldn’t it be nice if someone cut the bs & told you the dos & don’ts of being a great leader? Books are great, but you’re busy! Have 15 minutes? Well, you’re in the right spot: The Leadership Shot is a new podcast from executive coach, Leila Bulling Towne. Leila’s clients are startup founders & C-suite leaders. In this podcast, first-time managers, team leads, & experienced leaders get the practical advice she shares with people who aim to (& have rung) that NYSE bell. Each week Leila shares tangible advice with little to no fluff. Subscribe for your 15-minute shot towards awesome leadership.

The Leadership Shot Leila Bulling Towne

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    • 5.0 • 7 Ratings

Wouldn’t it be nice if someone cut the bs & told you the dos & don’ts of being a great leader? Books are great, but you’re busy! Have 15 minutes? Well, you’re in the right spot: The Leadership Shot is a new podcast from executive coach, Leila Bulling Towne. Leila’s clients are startup founders & C-suite leaders. In this podcast, first-time managers, team leads, & experienced leaders get the practical advice she shares with people who aim to (& have rung) that NYSE bell. Each week Leila shares tangible advice with little to no fluff. Subscribe for your 15-minute shot towards awesome leadership.

    #46 What Do Executive Coaches Do?

    #46 What Do Executive Coaches Do?

    In this episode I'm sharing the 20 top things that executives coaches do.If you've ever wondered what working with an executive coach looks like, then today's podcast will give you an inside look at the most common benefits and outcomes you can expect.

    • 9 min
    #47 What To Look For In An Executive Coach

    #47 What To Look For In An Executive Coach

    You've been offered an opportunity to work with an executive coach, but you're not quite what that entails or what you should be looking for to make sure it's a good fit for you. In this episode I'm sharing an inside look at what to expect and what you should be looking for to get the most of an executive coaching experience.

    • 12 min
    #48 When Coaching Doesn't Work

    #48 When Coaching Doesn't Work

    I recently had a potential client ask me for an example of when coaching isn’t the right step for a leader. I had several examples to share, and I thought it would be a helpful podcast episode. Partnering with an executive coach can make a significant difference in your life as a leader. It’s a big investment of time and money, and you need to be in the right place for coaching--and also know what to watch out for--be wary of--when looking for a coach. Listen now to learn more.

    • 13 min
    #45 Buddy To Boss

    #45 Buddy To Boss

    Transitioning from being a peer to becoming a manager of your former friends can be a delicate process, a bit like navigating a minefield of inside jokes and shared memories. I’m going to highlight the common pitfalls as you navigate this transformation because let's face it, you don't want to be the manager who's known for the wrong reasons.

    • 10 min
    #44 Listen Up! Time to Be a Better Listener!

    #44 Listen Up! Time to Be a Better Listener!

    As a leader, you spend a good amount of time talking. But likely (or should) spend even more time listening. And being a good listener doesn’t come naturally to many of us. We think well if we can physically hear--we have the ability to hear--then listening is pretty darn easy. I bet you’ve been in situations where you’ve been passionately speaking, and the person opposite you is there, but you get the sense they’re not listening at all. Let’s talk about how to become a better listener. Bette...

    • 12 min
    #43 Balancing Optimism

    #43 Balancing Optimism

    Optimism fuels motivation, fosters resilience, and inspires innovation. On the other hand, realism encourages prudent decision-making and helps you and your team manage expectations.Can you be enthusiastic and realistic at the same time? And be yourself? Yes, you can, and I’ll help you prepare to be optimistic when coaching your team. I’m not going to tell you to fake it until you make it, either. I’ll be realistic about what you can say to cheer on your team and yet remain true to yourself, ...

    • 16 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

livandluna ,

Leila is GOLD 🏆

Leila is brilliant- her advice is based on her extensive experience and brilliant intellect. This is a must listen podcast if you’re a C Suite leader or entrepreneur looking to hone and improve your leadership game.

MP<energytherapist ,

Leila is spot on!

Leila gives tangible advice and important perspectives on how you can clarify your goals on being an effective leader. She will help you build greater self awareness about how and why you make the decisions do to increase your impact and build a high performing team. She is clear and inspiring!

LoveIsUs ,

Actionable advice

I love how Leila hones in on the subject matter and gives her listeners advice they can use TODAY. Great for those on the go who want to show up as their best selves in the workplace.

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