The Credible Leader – Culture

In this episode, Travis Nipper, sits down with Diane Egbers, CEO and Founder of  Leadership Excelleration and co-author of The Ascending Leader, to learn more about the third element of “The Credible Leader”: Culture.

Did you miss the previous episodes in this series?

Part 1 Overview is here.

Part 2 on Well-being is here.

Part 3 on Relationships is here.

Knowing that so much researched has been done about culture, Diane talks about the importance for leaders in leading culture and how it connects to high performance for individuals and teams. (1:35)

Travis asks Diane how as leaders we can be good examples as we set the tone for culture. Diane shares her insight from over 20 years of coaching executives and leadership teams of when she has seen conflict between what is said and what is done. (2:20)

Diane shares some thoughts on authentic voice and high potenti:40al. Diane gives us some food for thought on how to understand our values and how they agree or conflict with the culture we are trying to create. (3:16)

We want…to understand out leadership practices that do and don’t support the culture and to be as culturally consistent as we can be.” (3:54)

Travis asks how leaders should be ambassadors of culture in the short and long term. Diane shares how leaders proactively lead the culture. (4:40)

Diane tackles the idea of where culture comes from and how leaders can embrace what their role is. Diane cites data from the book “It’s the Manager” that shows the impact of the culture/performance connection and the daily role of the leader in creating or dismantling culture. (7:05)

Diane shares her deep passion for leadership. She stresses the importance of investing in development and shares some resources for leaders to explore their vital role in leading culture. (8:45)


Diane Egbers, CEO/Founder, Leadership Excelleration

Twitter: @DianeEgbers

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