The world of leadership is rife with information, listicles and re-hashed advice. We all know that we need to have more difficult conversations, be kinder and more empathetic with those we lead, and walk the path of servant leadership.
And yet we rarely seem to get any closer to developing ourselves as the leaders we wish to be. Instead, we clutter our brains with more information, enact a new promise to ourselves and those around us to lean in and show up more powerfully than we did last time, and somehow remain running around in circles.
There’s no shortage of advice available to create incremental change, and they provide exactly that: create incremental change. You get better at doing what you already do, but slightly faster and slightly better. Boring.
This podcast will NOT provide you with incremental change. It will expose your hidden genius, unlock a new level of mastery in yourself, and, provide you paths to creating exponential power and growth.
Ep 276: Leading-Up - Part Two
"How could I bring the being of leader more in a situation?"
In a traditional hierarchy, leadership is a uni-directional relationship. If you are having your leadership developed by someone, for you to turn back and point to what they are doing, that won't work.
As soon as you point to their stuff and tell them to take on that work, it fouls everything out. It also breaks the understanding that we have in leadership hierarchy, and it creates a lot of confusion.
Listen and know the right way of leading up, and bring confidence to you even if you feel unnoticed. Enjoy the show!
Mid-week Ep 104: Adam Quiney
On this week’s mid-week episode, tune in as Adam discusses sharing goals vs. keeping them private, calming your nervous system before big moments, resilience, how Who Do Think You Are was created, coaching mastery vs. leadership mastery, the importance of fun, understanding why we feel as we do, magnetism in relationship, and more!
Ep 275: Gaslighting
Gaslighting is a super popular term these days. The essence of it originally came from a 1944 American psychological thriller movie "Gaslight."
The idea in this movie is that a woman marries her accompanist, and the husband slowly but surely starts to isolate her wife and convince her that she is crazy. In that way, the husband makes his wife doubt her own senses, and he can do whatever he wants to that woman.
There are different forms of gaslighting. Listen as you will learn the broad definition of gaslighting and how it is dangerous to your leadership.
Enjoy the show!
Mid-week Ep 103: Adam Quiney
On this week’s mid-week episode, tune in as Adam discusses Integration, Isolation, Our fundamental Innocence, Learning to be receptive and sensitive to feedback, Stages of openness, and more!
Ep 274: Leaders on Pedestals and Trusting Your Leader
There are lots of things happening in leadership. The first is that a leadership relationship is not an equal footing relationship. It happens for a few reasons: First, the person generally leading you in a corporate environment usually occupies a higher position on a hierarchy. So there's a lack of equal footing based on that.
But there's also a lack of equal footing in the energetics of a leader developing your leadership. Your job is to bring to your leader all the stuff that's not working so they can support you and help you create a breakthrough. When this relationship is structured, it is almost inevitable that you start to relate to the person above you as on a bit of a pedestal.
Listen to how this relationship can be very dangerous for your own development and create a breakthrough. Enjoy the show!
Ep 273: I Was Becoming Reliant On My Coach
That is the most common complaint of people who have a leader or a coach.
Most untrained "coaches" are helping, fixing, and guiding you toward a path. They give you advice that does not empower you to discover your path in your wisdom. It has you become reliant on his advice.
It is important to distinguish that it is your default as a human. Holding space, not giving answers, and supporting people to find their wisdom, is unnatural.
Listen as you will know the reasons why it is happening, and how can you show up more powerfully. Enjoy the show!
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As a leadership coach I really love the midweek coaching live segments where Adam coaches someone and then we get to be a fly on the wall. I learn so much! I also like his leadership point of view. I often share these episodes with my clients and then we work to apply topics of interest to them in their specific situations. Thank you Adam for your sharing your work!
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Adam shares his experience generously and with a rare grace. Highly recommended!