37 min

The myth of hard success with Caterina Kostoula The Big Self Podcast

    • Self-Improvement

Caterina Kostoula is an executive coach and founder of https://www.theleaderpath.com/ (The Leaderpath). Her mission is to coach pioneering leaders and teams for meaningful impact and fulfillment.
​Prior to The Leaderpath, Caterina was a Global Business Leader at Google. She managed some of the company's largest C-level partnerships. She was also an internal coach, awarded a 5-star-rating distinction from her coachees.
Caterina has coached leaders from Google, Amazon, Vodafone, Ferrero, ArcelorMittal, Workable, and several entrepreneurs. She collaborates with INSEAD, coaching Executive MBAs and alumni. She is a member of the Forbes Coaches Council.
Caterina has lived in more than seven countries across America, Europe, and Asia. She now lives in London.
https://www.theleaderpath.com/ (https://www.theleaderpath.com/)
https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6741992273124433920/ (https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6741992273124433920/)
https://www.theleaderpath.com/single-post/2019/11/04/Success-feels-easy-when-you-are-on-the-right-track (https://www.theleaderpath.com/single-post/2019/11/04/Success-feels-easy-when-you-are-on-the-right-track)
Freebie: http://www.theleaderpath.com/mindset (www.theleaderpath.com/mindset)
Time Stamps:
2:17 Caterina shares how team coaching set her on the path to writing her book
5:17 She explains the idea behind her 4 D’s Framework for meetings
8:13 Caterina discusses the importance of trust in meetings and how to foster that trust
11:14 The most common mistakes people make in meetings
13:02 Caterina shares about the myth of the lonely genius
15:19 Caterina outlines 3 reasons not to have a meeting
18:20 We discuss ego management
21:07 Caterina answers how she coaches her clients on the difference between when to push through the hard and when to opt out
23:04 Shelley shares a quote from her favorite book and how it relates to the illusion of struggle
25:45 We discuss burnout and the dangerous myth of associating struggle with success
28:03 Caterina shares how she coaches about failure
32:05 Caterina explains Leaderpath
33:48 Caterina shares about her book, Hold Successful Meetings, available now for pre-order
Leave us a review and https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-big-self-podcast/id1485907203 (subscribe on Apple iTunes).
https://open.spotify.com/show/1yx9VzUCRcYezd7cUlSRn4?si=Xygeo5a7T0ePnX7IaHu0AQ (Subscribe on Spotify).
Find us at the Big Self Community on Facebook.

Caterina Kostoula is an executive coach and founder of https://www.theleaderpath.com/ (The Leaderpath). Her mission is to coach pioneering leaders and teams for meaningful impact and fulfillment.
​Prior to The Leaderpath, Caterina was a Global Business Leader at Google. She managed some of the company's largest C-level partnerships. She was also an internal coach, awarded a 5-star-rating distinction from her coachees.
Caterina has coached leaders from Google, Amazon, Vodafone, Ferrero, ArcelorMittal, Workable, and several entrepreneurs. She collaborates with INSEAD, coaching Executive MBAs and alumni. She is a member of the Forbes Coaches Council.
Caterina has lived in more than seven countries across America, Europe, and Asia. She now lives in London.
https://www.theleaderpath.com/ (https://www.theleaderpath.com/)
https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6741992273124433920/ (https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6741992273124433920/)
https://www.theleaderpath.com/single-post/2019/11/04/Success-feels-easy-when-you-are-on-the-right-track (https://www.theleaderpath.com/single-post/2019/11/04/Success-feels-easy-when-you-are-on-the-right-track)
Freebie: http://www.theleaderpath.com/mindset (www.theleaderpath.com/mindset)
Time Stamps:
2:17 Caterina shares how team coaching set her on the path to writing her book
5:17 She explains the idea behind her 4 D’s Framework for meetings
8:13 Caterina discusses the importance of trust in meetings and how to foster that trust
11:14 The most common mistakes people make in meetings
13:02 Caterina shares about the myth of the lonely genius
15:19 Caterina outlines 3 reasons not to have a meeting
18:20 We discuss ego management
21:07 Caterina answers how she coaches her clients on the difference between when to push through the hard and when to opt out
23:04 Shelley shares a quote from her favorite book and how it relates to the illusion of struggle
25:45 We discuss burnout and the dangerous myth of associating struggle with success
28:03 Caterina shares how she coaches about failure
32:05 Caterina explains Leaderpath
33:48 Caterina shares about her book, Hold Successful Meetings, available now for pre-order
Leave us a review and https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-big-self-podcast/id1485907203 (subscribe on Apple iTunes).
https://open.spotify.com/show/1yx9VzUCRcYezd7cUlSRn4?si=Xygeo5a7T0ePnX7IaHu0AQ (Subscribe on Spotify).
Find us at the Big Self Community on Facebook.

37 min