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Why Self-Awareness is Critical to Success with Dr. Tasha Eurich

Episode Summary

This week I speak to Dr. Tasha Eurich an organizational psychologist, executive coach, researcher, and New York Times best-selling author. Globally recognized as the #1 self-awareness coach Tasha says ‘There’s pretty much isn’t any positive outcome that better self-awareness doesn’t impact.’ She calls it a ‘meta skill’ for the 21st Century that’s not just about being effective at work but living and meaningful, fulfilling life.

Episode Notes

We discuss how self-awareness is a business imperative from a financial standpoint. Companies who have a higher number of self-aware people are more financially successful and have better returns. Leaders who are self-aware are more effective and promotable. Leaders who are not self-aware are 600 times more likely to derail. Also how to become more self-aware and the fact that while it does take time getting their doesn’t have to be a painful slog.  

We also explore how Tasha got to where she is today as the principal of The Eurich Group, a boutique executive development firm that helps companies— from start-ups to the Fortune 100—succeed by improving the effectiveness of their leaders and teams. Dr. Eurich has worked directly with tens of thousands of leaders and spoken live to hundreds of thousands more, on every continent but Antarctica. Her clients include Google, Salesforce, the NBA, IBM, Walmart, and the White House Leadership Development Program. 

Dr. Eurich’s first book, Bankable Leadership, debuted at #8 on The New York Times bestseller list in 2013. Her latest book, Insight, explores the connection between self-awareness and success. Brené Brown selected Insight as one of her Leadership / Business books, and famed Wharton professor Adam Grant calls it one of the three books he recommends most often. 

Dr. Eurich contributes to Harvard Business Review, and her work has been featured in outlets like The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Fast Company, and Forbes. Her TEDx talks have been viewed more than seven million times. 

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