Kevin Cashman:


041 – Exploring the Power of Pause with Leadership Thought-Leader & Korn Ferry Senior Partner Kevin Cashman

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Kevin Cashman:


041 – Exploring the Power of Pause with Leadership Thought-Leader & Korn Ferry Senior Partner Kevin Cashman

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In today’s episode, Kevin and Mark discuss the rationale and research behind The Pause Principle which aligns strongly with the notion of “creating space” explored by previous guests like David Allen, Lisa Bodell and Heiko Fischer, among others; about Kevin’s new interest in the concept of “story mastery”; and finally some fresh insights into the qualities of a great versus a good leader.

[2:55] How did Kevin Find himself in the leadership industry?
[5:35] If you look at the bestselling books 20 years ago, if was all about process.
[8:20] If we want a breakthrough, then we have to step back and look at it as a whole.
[12:55] Studies have proven that there is a strong correlation between self-awareness and performance.
[17:05] Kevin helps on an individual level and on a team level, but what does that look like in practice?
[21:05] When you think you know, take a pause, and then ask another question. Challenge yourself by asking questions.
[26.10] What does world-class CEO coaching look like?
[31:30] How does failure, or the subject of it, play out in the C-suite?
[43:15] What has Kevin changed his mind about recently?
[45:30] What does Kevin do to remain creative and innovative?
[47:55] To what does Kevin attribute his success in life?

Summary

In today’s episode, Kevin and Mark discuss the rationale and research behind The Pause Principle which aligns strongly with the notion of “creating space” explored by previous guests like David Allen, Lisa Bodell and Heiko Fischer, among others; about Kevin’s new interest in the concept of “story mastery”; and finally some fresh insights into the qualities of a great versus a good leader.

Kevin Cashman

Kevin Cashman wrote a book on this phenomenon based on his extensive experience coaching, advising and researching leaders in some of the world’s largest companies. He is a best-selling author, top-ten thought leader, keynote speaker, global CEO coach and pioneer of the ‘grow the whole person to grow the whole leader’ approach to transformative leadership. He is the founder of LeaderSource Ltd and the Chief Executive Institute™, recognized as one of the top three leadership development programs globally. In 2006, LeaderSource joined Korn Ferry, where Kevin is now Senior Partner, CEO & Executive Development.

What Was Covered

[2:55] How did Kevin Find himself in the leadership industry?
[5:35] If you look at the bestselling books 20 years ago, if was all about process.
[8:20] If we want a breakthrough, then we have to step back and look at it as a whole.
[12:55] Studies have proven that there is a strong correlation between self-awareness and performance.
[17:05] Kevin helps on an individual level and on a team level, but what does that look like in practice?
[21:05] When you think you know, take a pause, and then ask another question. Challenge yourself by asking questions.
[26.10] What does world-class CEO coaching look like?
[31:30] How does failure, or the subject of it, play out in the C-suite?
[43:15] What has Kevin changed his mind about recently?
[45:30] What does Kevin do to remain creative and innovative?
[47:55] To what does Kevin attribute his success in life?

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