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The Leadership Coaching Group

Dec 15, 2020

Have you heard of off the rack leadership advice? You know that advice that doesn't fit everyone the same way and for some may not fit at all. Listen as Liz and her guest Jodi Hume talk about leadership myths, what they are, and how to overcome them. Jodi was the COO of a growing architecture firm for over 15 years, so she has real leadership experience and is the lead singer of a band called the Wafflers. Listen to learn more about leadership myths and how you can debunk them on this episode of The Leadership Coaching Group.

Jodi shares how to behave if your leadership advice doesn't work and how to listen for the unmet need that someone is trying to show you. You have to be an authoritarian leader is one myth that Jodi wants to debunk; she believes you need to create curiosity instead. 

Can questions be weaponized? Have you ever felt like someone was trying to make you uncomfortable by asking unneeded questions? Listen as Liz and Jodi talk about how this can happen and what to do about it. Jodi also discusses decision fatigue and how you can ease the stress of making decisions. To wrap up the episode, Jodi shares one piece of advice for a new leader, manage your energy, listen as she explains.

In This Episode

  • [01:40] Welcome to the show, Jodi!
  • [02:01] Jodi shares how to behave if leadership advice doesn't work.
  • [03:39] Jodi speaks about listening for the unmet need that's being expressed.
  • [04:40] Leadership being led with authority is one myth she wants to debunk.
  • [05:41] What is the first step to breaking the authoritative way and creating a curiosity instead?
  • [06:22] "Knowledge is a love affair of the answers, and wisdom is a love affair with the questions."
  • [08:22] Listen, as Jodi discusses how questions can be weaponized.
  • [10:11] Jodi speaks about decision fatigue.
  • [13:49] Prioritizing your decision making can ease the stress.
  • [15:25] Unless the stakes are truly high, don't roll the mental dice, decide.
  • [16:10] Jodi shares one piece of advice for a brand new leader.
  • [17:07] Thank you for listening!

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