Sep 20, 2022
How effective are you as a Leader during times of uncertainty? An effective Leader during uncertain times shows vulnerability and taps into the people around him/her, by allowing them to use their skills and assets to bring solutions to the situation in different ways.
In this episode of the Legendary Leaders Podcast, we have Bobbie LaPorte, the Founder and CEO of Bobbie LaPorte & Associates, an Advisory firm providing science-based, real-world Leadership solutions for the volatile road ahead. Her firm serves Fortune 500 companies, Global organizations, and promising start-ups. Before founding her business, Ms. LaPorte served in CEO, COO, and CMO roles in several Fortune 50 companies, including IBM, GE, and United Healthcare.
Listen in to learn the importance of practising self-awareness as a leader so you can tap into the people around you and create a sustainable Leadership model. You will also learn the power of being vulnerable in uncertainties, to learn from others and improve your relationships.
This podcast is sponsored by InnerProfessional online training programs. With courses geared specifically for Legendary Leaders, InnerProfessional provides an extraordinary catalog of leadership and professional development programs unlike any online training you’ve experienced before.
“One of the most important things a Leader can do is to build capacity in others, to be able to problem solve on their own.”- Bobbie LaPorte [10:32]
“Women, are in a much better position in some ways, to be able to make this journey to this new Leadership model, that’s going to thrive in an uncertain world.”- Bobbie LaPorte [35:44]
“Uncertainty is a gift, because it allows us the opportunity to stop and look at the possibilities in the situation, where we can build capacity in our teams.”- Bobbie LaPorte [39:40]
Find | Bobbie LaPorte
Business Website: www.bobbielaporte.com
On LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bobbielaporte
Bio: Bobbie is the Founder and CEO of Bobbie LaPorte & Associates, an advisory firm providing science-based, real world Leadership solutions for the volatile road ahead. Her firm serves Fortune 500 companies, global organizations, and promising start-ups. Before founding her business, Ms. LaPorte served in CEO, COO, and CMO roles in several Fortune 50 companies, including IBM, GE, and United Healthcare. She has an MBA from Harvard and a Masters in Positive Leadership and Strategy from IE in Madrid. Bobbie is currently training for her seventh Ironman triathlon. Her two Golden Retrievers – Posey and Nilla – often accompany her on training outings in the Bay Area.
Find | Cathleen Merkel
On Instagram: @CathleenMerkel
On Facebook: @CathleenMerkelCoaching
On LinkedIn: @CathleenMerkel
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About Cathleen Merkel:
As a Thought Leader in the Mindset & (Self-) Leadership space, Cathleen supports high achieving, worn-out women create a more content & balanced life without sacrificing their hard-earned success. Following a simple 6 step framework, she helps you not only reconnect with your inner feminine side; Cathleen also supports you to rediscover your REAL YOU!
Cathleen focuses on women who have lost their sense of purpose, who feel they are running in a hamster wheel, trying to please everyone but themselves. She helps you to turn your careers, your social connections and personal life around so that you will start feeling fulfilled and excited again about the days to come. At the end of the process, Cathleen's clients will feel healthier, happier, energised and clear about their future.
With over 15 years of Leadership experience in Retail, Media & Broadcasting, Engineering and Property Investment, Cathleen has not only experienced the challenges and opportunities of a female leader herself; she has also been leading and supporting various leadership development initiatives within large, complex, multinational matrix organisations.
Only by deeply experiencing her very personal life challenges – ‘hitting a wall experiences’ –Cathleen was able to redefine her own purpose, deciding to bring ease and content to as many women as possible on the planet!
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