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TV Expert Interviews / Leadership / Oct 20, 2019 / Posted by Megan Reitz / 2133

Speaking Truth to Power – Mindful Leadership


About Megan Reitz:

Megan Reitz is a facilitator, teacher, speaker, executive coach, researcher and author dedicated to exploring and finding ways to improve the way we interact with one another in the workplace. Working at the intersection of leadership, change, dialogue and mindfulness, she has presented her research to audiences throughout the world and is listed on the Thinkers50 Radar of global management thinkers and on the 2018 HR Most Influential list of Thinkers.

John Golden interviews Megan Reitz as they go over these topics:

  • What is the concept of speaking truth to power mindful leadership?
  • We make a lot of decisions from time to time. We make choices about who we listen to or with whom we speak. Are these largely conscious or unconscious decisions?
  • Does it impact organizationally when people are very-very conscious of hierarchies of the status of labels of personalities?
  • Innovations and ideas are the two key areas that stay in people’s agenda all the time for better growth and development. How does an organization address both of these in a way that there is an equal ratio so that things don’t get chaotic in the name of innovation!
  • There is a couple of interesting challenges and one of those is the generational challenge in which you probably see that people expect to be heard and expect your idea to be adopted. So how an organization tackles with this as encouraging people’s ideas and suggestions is good but you can’t implement everything! So how do organizations overcome this challenge?

As a leadership challenge, how to create an environment where people feel like it okay to speak up and it’s okay to forward ideas but to make them understand that the outcome can be different from the one they want to look forward to!

In today’s world, everything is moving with such a fast pace and things are in constant flux which makes it quite difficult to find the time to put all the things in practice wisely. So how to overcome this challenge!

When you need to work with culture change or identifying the culture or even deciding what the culture should be; a lot of organization’s culture grow organically. So how to help companies create a deliberate culture and how to overcome the challenges too!

Our Host

John is the Amazon bestselling author of Winning the Battle for Sales: Lessons on Closing Every Deal from the World’s Greatest Military Victories and Social Upheaval: How to Win at Social Selling. A globally acknowledged Sales & Marketing thought leader, speaker, and strategist. He is CSMO at Pipeliner CRM. In his spare time, John is an avid Martial Artist.

About Author

Megan is Professor of Leadership and Dialogue at Ashridge Executive Education, Hult Business School and Founder of Reitz Consulting. She is listed on the Thinkers50 radar of global management thinkers. and HR Magazine Most Influential Listing.

Author's Publications on Amazon

In politics, business and society, 'better' leadership and dialogue are seen as antidotes to the paradoxical issues of the modern world. This book illustrates how the compulsion for 'busyness', the assumptions about who leaders are and the adherence to implicitly-held cultural norms threaten the possibility…
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IT TAKES JUST TEN MINUTES a day train your mind – you will feel more awake, more alive and more creative. Using these carefully researched exercises you can increase your attention span, realize your potential and use your mind to its full capacity. Yes, just…
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What you say or don’t say in a conversation can have life-defining consequences on ourselves and those around us. Speak Up helps you to navigate power differences so you can speak up with confidence and enable others to find their voice in a way that…
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