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Leadership Levers with Glain Roberts-McCabe

In this interview, you’ll learn how leaders often struggle with their processes or the relationship side of work. Glain Roberts-McCabe is the CEO of Roundtable a Leadership Training business. One of my favorite parts of the interview is when she talks about understanding the “what” and the “how” of leadership.

Highlights from the interview:

  • Why she was leading as a young kid.
  • She knew what she wanted to do at a young age.
  • Why you shouldn’t alway listen to your mentors.
  • Why she looked at her career as a giant pie in her twenties.
  • How she found opportunities in her career.
  • Understanding what gives you energy as a leader.
  • How she leveraged her personality to grow her career.
  • Creating curriculum for businesses and how it led to her starting her business.
  • Why leaders need to work on their empathy skills to help their employees succeed.
  • Two sides to the balance sheet.
  • The smarter leaders are, the better they are at the “what” stuff.
  • The “how” is harder for smart people.
  • How to balance the “what” and the “how” as a leader.
  • Building awareness in leaders so they can hack their system.
  • The question that helps leaders unlock their empathetic side.
  • The beauty of leadership is that we have a lot of levers to use.
  • Keeping our ego in check as a leader.
  • What she struggles with in her business.
  • Getting clearer on the vision on the company’s purpose.
  • Picking a niche and being the “go to person” in that area.
  • What a leader can practice to become a better leader.
  • Why leadership is an inside out game.
  • Make sure you are developing your culture so people understand where the company is headed.
  • Understanding where you are weird and how to leverage this trait in your career.

You can learn more about Glain Roberts-McCabe over at Roundtable. You can also connect with her on LinkedIn

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