Take a look at yourself in the mirror. What’s your self-concept? Are you a good leader, or a great one? Wondering what the difference is? Emotional courage.

Today, my guest is Peter Bregman, author of Leading with Emotional Courage: How to Have Hard Conversations, Create Accountability, and Inspire Action On Your Most Important Work. He is a speaker and thought leader in the areas of leadership development, organizational change, productivity, and emotional courage.

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Highlights of Today’s Episode:

  • 02:23 Concept of Leadership 
  • 04:40 Four Elements of Leadership 
    • Confidence in yourself
    • Connection to others
    • Commitment to purpose
    • Emotional courage
  • 05:44 Hitting the slopes to teach how to ski anything, anywhere, anytime
  • 09:30 Helping successful people become better leaders 
  • 11:26 Being a better human being and making meaningful connections 
  • 12:15 Got emotional courage?
  • 12:46 Why avoid tough conversations? Fear to feel 
  • 14:51 Going for the gasp moment; how to feel everything, to do anything  
  • 19:55 Follow through on things by flexing your emotional courage muscle
  • 23:04 Seek out situations with no consequence of failure
  • 24:57 Taking a breath to pause and prevent thoughtless reaction
  • 28:24 Benefits of building emotional courage
  • 31:14 Five Stages of Flourish Success Path
  • 31:48 Flourishing: Positive view of life 

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Lisa Martin, PCC

About Lisa Martin, PCC

I help high achievers – people like you – Lead + Live Better™. I support new and seasoned leaders to gain the clarity and confidence to work more effectively and have more impact. And I equip organizations with leadership development programs which cultivate amazing leaders at every level.


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