Lolly Daskal is one of the most sought-after executive leadership coaches in the world. Her extensive cross-cultural expertise spans 14 countries, six languages and hundreds of companies.
As founder and CEO of Lead From Within, her proprietary leadership program is engineered to be a catalyst for leaders who want to enhance performance and make a meaningful difference in their companies, their lives, and the world.
Based on a mix of modern philosophy, science, and nearly thirty years coaching top executives, Lolly’s perspective on leadership continues to break new ground and produce exceptional results. Of her many awards and accolades, Lolly was designated a Top-50 Leadership and Management Expert by Inc. magazine. Huffington Post honored Lolly with the title of The Most Inspiring Woman in the World. Her writing has appeared in HBR, Inc.com, Fast Company (Ask The Expert), Huffington Post, and Psychology Today, and others.
Listen in as we discuss the 7 gaps and the 7 archetypes that exist for all of us and might be holding you back.
In This Episode:
- How open-ended questions lead to new career possibilities
- Why leading from your greatness means knowing your gaps
- How embracing and telling your truth leads to authentic, human relationships
- Why finding success and authentic happiness means understanding the gaps
Quotes From This Episode:
“What I was curious about more than anything else in the world was human behavior.” —@LollyDaskal
“All I did was ask open-ended questions and made them feel empowered.” —@LollyDaskal
“I want to be able to bring something new to my clients every day.” —@LollyDaskal
“Greatness lies within you.” —@LollyDaskal
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“There is a shadow part that if we’re not careful, in our times of crisis, those gaps show up and we end up leading not from our greatness but from our gaps.” —@LollyDaskal
“When you serve others, you get served.” —@LollyDaskal
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“Great leaders understand that when you lead, it’s about ‘we’ and it’s not about ‘me.’” —@LollyDaskal
“Sometimes the gaps you don’t like in others, is what you really have within.” —@LollyDaskal
H2H Lightning Round:
What is holding you back from greater success? If I only know what I know, it could be holding me back from who I can become. The only thing that could be holding me back is me.
Who do you look to the most for advice? Viktor Frankl. Joseph Campbell. Carl Jung.
What is your best personal productivity suggestion? Discipline gives me freedom.
What is one thing that has you excited to be working on right now? Talking to Bryan Kramer and my book because it is something I am extremely passionate about.
If you had to start over tomorrow knowing what you know now but you don’t get to take the money with you, just the knowledge, what’s the first thing you would do to build your career back up? I would ask myself “How can I make an impact today and with who can I serve today?”.
Lolly Daskal on Twitter: @LollyDaskal
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