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Female Leadership & Gender Equality for a Sustainable Tomorrow With Sally Helgesen

Season 1, Ep. 5

Sally Helgesen is an international best-selling author, speaker and leadership coach. She is cited in Forbes as the world’s premier expert on women’s leadership and was named by Thinker’s 50 as one of the world’s top 20 coaches and ranked number 6 among the world’s thought leaders by Global Gurus. Her most recent book, How Women Rise, co-authored with coaching legend Marshall Goldsmith, explores specific habits that hinder women as they seek to advancement and offers powerful practices to help women realize their full potential.

In this episode she discusses with CoachHub's Behavioral Scientist and host Windy Tshepiso Maledu, about how to support female leadership & gender equality for a sustainable tomorrow. Sally's contribution has helped companies understand what women offer to organizations rather than how they need to change and adapt. For over 30 years, Sally has delivered leadership workshops and keynotes for companies, partnership firms and associations around the world.

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Leader as Healer

Season 2, Ep. 17
In this episode, host Windy and Nicholas Janni, theater director turned coaching and leadership thought leader, discuss his book, "Leader as Healer." In his book, Janni pushes back against the left-brain dominance in today’s culture and seeks to re-introduce our often dismissed capacities for feeling, sensation, mindfulness and intuition. Their conversation will explore how these qualities are essential in facing the challenges of our times.Nicholas Janni has devoted his life to the study of human potential. Over the last 20 years he has gained an international reputation for his transformational coaching and leadership development seminars. He works with organisations, NGO’s and senior leaders worldwide and teaches at the IMD Business School in Switzerland. He bridges the worlds of creative, personal, spiritual and professional development in a uniquely powerful, relevant and accessible way. In his first career he was a theatre director. He taught acting at The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London and directed his own theatre company. He has spent over 30 years researching the theory and the practice of ‘the zone’ of peak performance in art, life and work, and has studied and practiced multiple mind/body disciplines. He co-founded the arts-based consultancy Olivier Mythodrama in 2001, and teaches at the IMD Business School in Lausanne, and the University of Oxford Said Business School.His book “Leader as Healer, a new paradigm for 21st century leadership” was published in March 2022.