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Join Andrea and Laura in their podcast series as they explore leadership attributes and practices that will help leaders become more effective with their teams in the workplace. Their conversations include expert guests who bring relatable client stories to help you reconnect with the authentic leader within you.

What Leaders Need Now Andrea Chilcote and Laura Roccaforte

    • Business
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Join Andrea and Laura in their podcast series as they explore leadership attributes and practices that will help leaders become more effective with their teams in the workplace. Their conversations include expert guests who bring relatable client stories to help you reconnect with the authentic leader within you.

    What Leaders Need Now: The Possible Self | Episode 13

    What Leaders Need Now: The Possible Self | Episode 13

    Change is hard. Sometimes it feels impossible to change our behaviors, no matter how simple or monumental they might be. Why is that? Dr. Maja Djikic, professor and author of The Possible Self, explains the science behind why we fail and what key ingredients we're missing for sustainable change to occur. And it's not just about setting goals or having tremendous willpower. Yet, it can be done if you truly WANT it. Super fascinating!

    • 42 min
    What Leaders Need Now: Why Have an Executive Coach | Episode 12

    What Leaders Need Now: Why Have an Executive Coach | Episode 12

    Have you ever considered working with an executive coach, but weren’t sure if it would be right for you? Andrea talks with Virginia Neiswender, Associate General Counsel at Cox Enterprises, and David Clapp, Managing Partner of CarterBaldwin Executive Search, about why they started working with a coach, how they selected theirs, and the benefits they gained from it. They also discuss the difference between a mentor and an executive coach and why they are both so valuable in your career. These executive leaders will provide you with their personal insights so that you make an informed decision whether or not executive coaching can help in your career journey.

    • 46 min
    What Leaders Need Now: Courage in Leadership | Episode 11

    What Leaders Need Now: Courage in Leadership | Episode 11

    Often you get advice from people who haven’t actually “done it.” Not this time. Janet Barnard, former C-suite leader, who came up from the ranks to help lead a $3.5B business and was the first female in many of her roles, talks with me about courageous leadership. Her thoughtful and spot-on advice to leaders at any level shouldn’t be missed. Janet discusses her journey, what she learned along the way, and says, “You can do more than you think you can by changing your self-talk.” Believe it!



    

    • 34 min
    What Leaders Need Now: Agile EQ | Episode 10

    What Leaders Need Now: Agile EQ | Episode 10

    "In terms of getting results, relationships mean everything," was just one of the benefits Carol Horner sees with team and self-assessments. As a 20-year Everything DiSC partner, Carol knows a thing or two about the immense value this assessment can bring in building foundations and trust within a team. She shares how adapting and creating "win-wins" through understanding yourself and your teammates has a huge impact on taking your team to the next level.

    • 38 min
    What Leaders Need Now: Authenticity | Episode 8

    What Leaders Need Now: Authenticity | Episode 8

    What Leaders Need Now co-founder, Andrea Chilcote, has a very personal and courageous discussion with former executive and now leadership coach, Dianne Earley, on authenticity. Dianne brings forth some of her experiences and learnings to the benefit of others and provides insight into why authentic leaders and cultures are a requirement to stay competitive in today’s business world. Dianne’s very real stories will make you ask yourself “why not?” and cause you to rethink compassion in the workplace.

    • 37 min
    What Leaders Need Now: Reflection | Episode 7

    What Leaders Need Now: Reflection | Episode 7

    Leadership expert Andrea Chilcote talks with her good friend and colleague, Randy Hain, of Serviam Partners about the power of reflection for today's leaders. Both authors have written extensively about this key practice and its ability to guide leaders in their day-to-day actions. Learn about time thieves and how consuming data has changed our reflective practices. Randy also discusses the importance of "savoring the moments" and being present.

    • 26 min

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