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Do You Need to Grow Your Emotional Courage? Podcast with Peter Bregman

Do You Need to Grow Your Emotional Courage?

Podcast with Peter Bregman

DELIVERED BY The Leaders Lab

Today’s Guest:

Today we’re talking to Peter Bregman who, for the last 30 years, has helped CEO’s and senior leaders to develop their leadership skills, build aligned collaborative teams, and overcome obstacles to drive results for their organizations. The host of the acclaimed Bregman Leadership podcast, Peter’s a regular contributor to the Harvard Business Review and an award-winning, best selling author. His most recent book is Leading with Emotional Courage, How to Have Hard Conversations, Create Accountability and Inspire Action on Your Most Important Work.

In this episode, we discuss how to build people’s emotional courage so they can better navigate all of their emotions at work, willingly hold kind and hard conversations, and create more of the outcomes they want.

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You’ll Learn:

  • [02:06] – Peter explains why leaders need to understand that emotions are the fuel that energizes our focus at work.
  • [06:22] – Peter explores if hard conversations can also be kind conversations at work.
  • [10:48] – Peter shares how to lead into a kind conversation that’s hard to have with others.
  • [14:14] – Peter explains why reducing our sense of power can help to build trust in our relationships.
  • [19:28] – Peter outlines why reverting to old behaviors can be the best way to become more of who we want to be at work.
  • [25:03] – Peter completes the lightning round.

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Until next time, take care!  Thank you Peter!

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