We have two guests joining the leadership conversation this week and their work is so valuable. Authors Carol Kauffman and David Noble have written the book Real-Time Leadership: Find Your Winning Moves When the Stakes Are High and it is easy to see that the stakes are high for quite a lot of us right now.
Both Carol and David are two of the world’s top coaches and their work is profound. In this episode, we discuss the importance of leadership in today’s world but we take an even closer look at making sure the leaders we have are making the right decisions and the winning moves in real time. They share a lot of tools that will help you do just that and to use and validate your instinct.
What We Talked About in This Episode:
- Why This Book and Why This Book Now?
- Leadership is Hard and the World Keeps Changing
- Mindful Alertness
- Be an Options Generator
- Vantage Points
- Engage and Effect Change as a Leader
- Forgetting is Failure
- Create a Fellowship Around the Leader’s Intent
- Coach by Numbers
- Small Steps to Take to Show Progress
- Trust but Verify Your Instinct
- What is Your Reflex?
- The Power of What You Can Emanate
- Psychology Safety
- Carol and David’s Book Recommendations and Daily Rituals
About Our Guests:
Carol is known globally as one of the top leaders in the field of coaching. She has been named the #1 Leadership coach in the world by the Marshall Goldsmith group. Thinkers 50 shortlisted her as one of the top 8 coaches for her contribution as a thought leader and coach. She is on the faculty at Harvard where she is the Founder of the Institute of Coaching. In addition, she supervises an international fleet of leadership coaches and has created a Coach Approach training program with a global footprint.
Strategist and leadership advisor, David Noble supports the personal growth of senior executives and helps leaders and their teams align strategy, risk and execution. Known for long-term relationships, David partners with his clients to rapidly assess and address their most pressing issues. In addition to his private client work in the corporate and non-for-profit world, David currently serves as Senior Advisor to Egon Zehnder and Oliver Wyman Group, and he is on the New Markets Advisory Board for Credit Suisse. Prior to this, David spent nearly a decade as managing partner at Oliver Wyman in financial services, and the global leader of AT Kearney’s financial services group. He also has 15 years of industry experience as a managing director at Morgan Stanley, and was senior vice president at Royal Bank of Canada, where he held many jobs, from Assistant Chief Economist to leading the world’s first Internet bank.
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Links and Resources:
- Real-Time Leadership: Find Your Winning Moves When the Stakes Are High by Carol Kauffman and David Noble
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