Wed, 4 April 2018
My guest today, on the Steve Jobs inspired Join Up Dots free podcast interview is seasoned consultant with more than 25 years of experience working with CEOs and senior executives of organizations ranging from Fortune 50s to start-ups in pursuit of transformational change.
His consulting has taken him to more than 20 different countries on four continents, and he has consulted to some of the world’s most influential CEOs and executives on issues ranging from strategy to organization to leadership.
And this interest in leadership and more importantly the struggles that leaders encountered a ten year longitudinal study on executive transition to find out why more than 50% of leaders fail within their first 18 months of appointment.
Through this research he uncovered the four differentiating capabilities that set successful leaders apart, which he has written about in depth within his ground breaking Amazon #1 book Rising To Power, co-authored with Eric Hansen.
So what is it about leadership that got his juices flowing in such a manner that his career has been interlinked ever since?
And is leadership something that is taught or something that has to be experienced?
Well lets find out as we bring onto the show to start joining up dots with the one and only Mr Ron Carucci
During the show we discussed such weighty topics with Ron Carucci such as:
Ron shares who he thinks are todays tops leaders across the world, and the skills that have made them shine. And they certainly aren't who you might think.
We discuss the route to power, and what we can do to prevent the ultimate abuse of that power when they get there.
Ron reveals why their are two forms of leaders, and if one existed more then we would have the issues with the others,
Ron gives us the four main leadership skills we can all develop today to become better leaders in life, or in our organisations.