Ep #9: Trust + How to Create Emotions with Alison Moses

Trust is something we create for ourselves. Today Emily and Alison Moses, Director of Business IT at HomeServe, talk about why we have to trust our reports if we want them to grow (and noticing when you’re not), bootstrapping trust for a co-worker you don’t know very well, and two ways to generate any feeling anytime you want.

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Ep #8: Empathy + Noticing Your Assumptions with Garrett Ledbetter

Choosing our thoughts intentionally lets us choose how we experience our life. It lets us create any results we want. And it lets us choose how we’re going to feel. For most of us, empathy is our first experience with intentionally trying on new thoughts. Today Emily and guest Garrett Ledbetter talk about empathy, trying on new thoughts, and noticing your assumptions.

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Ep #7: Validation + Everything You Want with Jill Wetzler

Everything we want, we want because of how we think it will make us feel. But the truth is that our own thoughts are the only things that can create our emotions. Join me as I talk with Jill Wetzler, Head of Engineering at Pilot, about what makes validation so important to leaders and the difference between valid and right.

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Ep #5: Confidence + The Model with Patricia Perozo

Whether we’re wearing the hat of manager, leader or engineer, our jobs are about making decisions all day long. Patricia Perozo and I talk about why confidence is critical for making effective decisions, and why we resist it anyway. Then I’ll teach you the Self-Coaching Model – the framework backing much of my coaching work.

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Ep #4: Anxiety + Responding to Emotions with Jeff Ammons

When our brain notices we’re experiencing an emotion it engages one of four responses: React, Resist, Avoid, or Allow.

Learn how to identify which you’re using, how to intentionally Allow an emotion, why sitting with anxiety is important for healthy relationships, and tips for reducing your body’s fight or flight reaction.

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Ep #3: Vulnerability + Awareness with Jessica Mink

To lead well we need to be vulnerable with our teams – and with ourselves. Today Jessica Mink of Auth0 and I talk about why knowing what you’re feeling is critical for your emotional health, the right way to be vulnerable with your team, and why being vulnerable with yourself is required to hit big goals.

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Welcome to Emotional Leadership

Welcome to Emotional Leadership, the podcast from Executive Coach and Software Engineering Leader Emily Leathers.

Emotions are the high-achieving leader’s secret weapon to getting more done, creating thriving teams, drastically lowering stress, and loving work. But we aren’t taught anything about them in school or traditional management training. It’s time to fix that.

Join Emily and her guests each week to dive into how they experience a critical emotion at work, how to work with it instead of against it, and learn Emily’s core tools for emotional health at work and at home.

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