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Coaching the leaders that are building the future of work
In this episode of How to be the Difference, Johanna and Paul sit down with Joanna Danger, Commercial Engineer and Certified Executive Coach. Joanna has more than a decade of experience in the professional development of senior executives and more than 20 years of experience in team management. Through a structured coaching process, Joanna challenges executives to think differently about how they lead and communicate.
Originally from Seattle, Joanna has lived for the past 20 years in Santiago de Chile. She started her career in exports and international business before moving into the world of executive education and management training. As an executive education professional, Joanna worked with Harvard, Yale, and the MIT.
After working in training for several years, Joanna incorporated executive coaching into the equation. Through all these years, she’s been helping teams be the best teams they can be and helping leaders be the best leaders they can be.
In this episode, Joanna shares her insights on coaching and the future of work. She explains what executive coaching is and shares tips on how to choose the right coach for yourself. Joanna talks about why emotional intelligence and valuing diversity are top leadership competencies and about detecting and avoiding burnout. Finally, she explains why remote teams can fall into a default setting of working in silos and how this can affect their performance.
Outline of this episode:
- [03:11] – Joanna’s background
- [05:37] – What is executive coaching?
- [07:21] – How to identify if you need coaching?
- [08:57] – Emotional intelligence in leadership
- [09:55] – Changes brought by the pandemic
- [10:56] – Common pitfalls for remote team leaders
- [13:41] – Building a culture for remote-first teams
- [16:04] – Fostering communication and connection on remote teams
- [17:01] – Common pain points on remote teams for leaders
- [19:10] – Identifying burnout
- [21:08] – Joanna’s take on the future of work
- [22:34] – Skills needed for the future of work