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  • feedwordpress 14:54:38 on 2017/11/29 Permalink
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    Unleash Your Greatness 

    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 Experts by Inc 100 Great Leadership Speakers for Your Next Conference and Speakers at your next event by Inc. magazine.

    Her writing has appeared in HBR, Inc.com, Fast Company (Ask The Expert), Huffington Post, and Psychology Today, and others. Lolly’s proprietary insights are the subject of her new book, “The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness.”

    What you’ll learn about in this episode:

    • Lolly’s journey that led her to become a leadership guru
    • The difference between someone who fixes problems and someone who navigates through them
    • Lolly’s book: “The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness”
    • The traits/archetypes we need to get to the next level and the gaps that are keeping us from them
    • How to fill those leadership gaps
    • RETHINK: the seven archetypes that are all about rethinking who you are
    • The truth-teller archetype and why its archetype is the deceiver
    • The best ways for leaders to build trust
    • Why the imposter syndrome is real and lives within the rebel archetype
    • The difference between virtue and skills and why the difference will make or break a leader
    • Why every single person has what it takes to be a great leader — and — what it takes to stand in your greatness
    • Tailoring the questions you ask the people you lead need to be tailored to the individual
    • Meditating on the things that went well and not taking them for granted

    Ways to contact Lolly: Website: www.lollydaskal.com

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  • feedwordpress 12:10:26 on 2017/11/07 Permalink
    Tags: , , , Emerging Leaders, , , Leadership Struggles, Lolly Daskal, , ,   

    Why Your Emerging Leaders Need Coaching 

    Recently I gave a keynote at a company, and while I was there I overheard one of the senior leadership team members say he didn’t believe in coaching and that nurturing emerging leaders isn’t important to leadership development.

    My first reaction was to ask myself, “What am I doing here?” The second, which followed closely, was that it’s no wonder the company has trouble meeting targets and pleasing stakeholders, or that they rely outside consultants to tell them what is wrong. (Which, by the way, is not the same thing as coaching—it’s the difference between someone telling you something’s wrong and having them help you get it right.)

    I believe, coaching emerging leaders makes the development process smoother, quicker and more thorough. Here are some of the areas where coaching is critical to leadership development:

    Self-identification of leadership. Emerging leaders need to develop and identify their own leadership framework. Leadership is a difficult role, and unless they’re among the rare few who are born leaders, coaching will help them identify and clarify their leadership—which, in turn, leads to clarity regarding those they’ll be leading.

    Development of emotional intelligence. An older generation may consider leadership to be all about being the boss and guarding the bottom line, but happily the field has changed since those days. Emerging leaders need to be able to explore who they are as a leader, which includes developing and managing their emotional intelligence, and a coach is well equipped to guide that process.

    Communication and feedback. Coaching provides an outside perspective that helps emerging leaders understand how to communicate with clarity, how to embrace feedback and how they influence the potential of others just with their communication.

    Effective decision making. In the fast pace of business, emerging leaders have to learn to be decisive. You can leave that critical process to chance, or you can have a coach on hand to provide best practices, tools and techniques to make strong decisions quickly.

    Motivation and effectiveness. A key ingredient of every emerging leader is finding their personal source of motivation when times get tough. Sharing inspiration with a coach helps put them in touch with that source.

    Leveraging their leadership gaps. Every leader needs to know their strengths and weaknesses, and be able to identify some of their blind spots or triggers. Once they understand those gaps, they can leverage them to their benefit. As I discuss in my new best-selling book, The Leadership Gap, what you don’t own ends up owning you. Emerging leaders in particular can’t afford to allow blind posts or other areas of weakness to get in the way of their authentic, honest, courageous leadership.

    Manifesting character. Emerging leaders who start out on the path of leading with character will earn trust, receive and give respect, and be consistent in integrity. Coaching helps keep them on that path in the difficult early stages.

    Good leaders are passionate and committed, authentic, courageous, honest and reliable. But in today’s high-pressure environment, leaders need a confidante, a coach—someone they can trust to tell the truth about their struggles, which is a difficult role for others within the same organization to fill. That’s where coaches truly earn their keep.

    Lead From Within: Every good leader and every great emerging leader can benefit from a coach. Coaching gives them the confidence they need as an individual and as a leader to lead self and others to success and achievement.


    National Bestselling Book:
    The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness

    After decades of coaching powerful executives around the world, Lolly Daskal has observed that leaders rise to their positions relying on a specific set of values and traits. But in time, every executive reaches a point when their performance suffers and failure persists. Very few understand why or how to prevent it.

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    Photo Credit: Getty Images

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  • feedwordpress 12:43:32 on 2017/11/03 Permalink
    Tags: , Lolly Daskal, , The Big Talk,   

    The Secret to Becoming A Great Speaker and Author 

    Summary

    What is the secret to impacting audiences through writing and speaking? Is it confidence? Charisma? Eloquence? The answer may surprise you. Today’s guest reveals counter-intuitive wisdom, gained from decades of leadership, on how to impact your audience whether you are writing or speaking.

    Lolly Daskal is one of the most sought-after executive leadership coaches in the world. Her extensive cross-cultural expertise spans fourteen 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. Her writing has appeared in HBR, Inc.com, Fast Company (Ask The Expert), Psychology Today, and others. Lolly’s insights are the subject of her national bestselling book, The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness.

    We’ll explore:

    • Why Lolly focused on the big talk instead of a book for many years, and how her big talk has changed since the book’s release.
    • How she discovered her core message by working with clients.
    • Lolly’s process for turning The Leadership Gap into a talk.
    • The three keys to a talk that moves people.
    • The most important thing to remember when giving a talk.
    • Lolly’s writing process.
    • How speaking and writing have impacted her business.
    • The surprising way in which Lolly chose the publisher for her book.
    • The secret to being a great writer and speaker, and why passion and soul are so important.

     

    Interview Links

    The Leadership Gap by Lolly Daskal
    LollyDaskal.com
    Follow Lolly on Twitter
    Connect with Lolly on LinkedIn
    Connect with Lolly on Facebook

    Resources

    Follow The Big Talk on Twitter
    Follow The Big Talk NYC on Instagram

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  • feedwordpress 12:01:58 on 2017/10/20 Permalink
    Tags: #Metoo, Cheddar, , Lolly Daskal,   

    Why the #MeToo Campaign Has Been So Impactful 

    The slew of accusations against Harvey Weinstein is bringing the issue of sexual harassment in the workplace back to the forefront. Leadership coach Lolly Daskal offers advice on how to handle workplace harassment.

    In light of reaction to allegations against Weinstein, the social media campaign #MeToo has gone viral. Daskal says the reason this campaign has become such a sensation is that influential people have stepped forward.

    WATCH FULL EPISODE HERE:

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  • feedwordpress 11:27:56 on 2017/09/01 Permalink
    Tags: CEO, Dara Khorsrowshahi, , Lolly Daskal, UBER,   

    UBER CEO CAN SAVE THE DAY Lolly Daskal on #CheddarLive 

    If Dara Khorowshahi accepts the position he will face a long list of challenges but if he wants to succeed he will have to concentrate on these four levels

    Watch and Listen to Lolly’s segment on CHEDDARlive   < click link 

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