CL252: How To Be A Fearless Leader – Interview with Alan Weiss

Fearless Leader

How To Be A Fearless Leader – Interview with Alan Weiss

Alan Weiss is a consultant, speaker, and bestselling author. Described by the New York Post as “one of the most highly regarded independent consultants in America,” his consulting firm, Summit Consulting Group, Inc., has attracted clients such as Merck, Hewlett-Packard, GE, Mercedes-Benz, and more than 500 leading organizations. He is the author of 64 books and his latest is called Fearless Leadership: Overcoming Reticence, Procrastination, and the Voices of Doubt Inside Your Head.
Fearless Leader

In this episode, we cover:

How To Be A Fearless Leader

  • 1:40 – Sentient Strategy
  • 2:33 – Writing and Speaking
  • 3:18 – Don’t Self-Edit
  • 3:38 – Getting Into Consulting
  • 4:27 – Value Based Fees
  • 5:00 – Being Intellectually Curious
  • 7:01 – Alan’s Golden Thread
  • 7:51 – Life Is About Creating Meaning
  • 8:42 – Fight, Flight, Fright
  • 10:28 – Over and Convert Fears
  • 12:06 – Damage To Our Egos
  • 14:15 – Alan’s Father
  • 15:49 – Suffering Is Voluntary
  • 16:56 – Mr Rogers
  • 18:22 – Approaching Ambiguity
  • 18:57 – Prepare Well
  • 19:23 – Try To Help People
  • 20:35 – Question For The Social Media Influencer
  • 21:36 – Imposter Syndrome
  • 21:45 – People Get What They Pay For
  • 22:12 – Raise Prices
  • 22:57 – Being Fearless
  • 24:27 – Dealing With Powerful People
  • 27:45 – Offering Value
  • 28:05 – Gathering Names
  • 28:16 – Be Contrarian

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