If You Don’t Own It, It Owns You! with Lolly Daskal

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.

Based on a mix of modern philosophy, science, and nearly thirty years of coaching top executives, Lolly’s perspective on leadership continues to break new ground and produce exceptional results. As an advisor to Fortune 500 boards and CEOs, Lolly’s distinctive approach has helped transform top talent into resourceful, adaptive, and inspiring leaders. Of her many awards and accolades, Lolly was designated a Top-50 Leadership and Management Expert by Inc.com, one of 100 Great Leadership Speakers for Your Next Event by Inc. magazine and the 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.
Lolly Daskal’s new book, The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness Wall Street Journal Bestseller. is available here
During my conversation today, Lolly’s answers will engage and empower others, to make them think and then rethink what they know, what they do, and who they are. Why? Because greatness lies within them.

Key Leadership Takeaways:

  • Anyone can be a leader when they learn to lead from within
  • Understanding yourself is the beginning of influence. You must understand you before you can possibly understand others and how to influence them
  • Most of us rely on what we know and expect it to be sustainable, but if we are not changing, evolving, and growing, we are not going to remain successful leaders,

Leader Action Plan:

  • Stop comparing yourself to others and focus on your own improvement
  • Avoid focusing on your failures rather than your successes, make a list of your accomplishments and place your wins in plain sight so you are reminded of them regularly
  • Remind yourself that perfection is unattainable and aiming for it sets you up for continual frustration and disappointment

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