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Podcast Episode #118: "Leading and Mentoring in Today's Tech Industry" - an Interview with Natasha Engan

 

Leading and Mentoring in Today's Tech Industry

In case you missed my LIVE interview with the remarkable Natasha Engan (Senior Vice President of Global Sales at Deltek), here are a few of the wisdom gems she shared:  

  • Experiences growing up in a small town of 10,000 people
  • The importance of mentorship in your life
  • Don’t be afraid to ask for help
  • Executive presence is about how you show up
  • When you take care of yourself, you show up better
  • It’s OK to make some crazy decisions (if you learn from them)
  • It matters who you marry if you get married
  • All emerging leaders DO deserve an opportunity

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Download a transcript of Sheryl's interview with Natasha Engan.

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From “No Talent” to 2X Olympian & Gold Medalist ... A Conversation with Leroy Dixon

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What’s one thing we all have in common with world-class performers?

We all experience fear and doubt. These are two emotions that are felt at every level of performance, from novice to world-class. Striving for the next level and performing in moments that matter is scary, for everyone. There are also a couple fundamental differences that separates the best from the rest.

I was fortunate enough to interview Leroy Dixon recently, and he shared two of the most important factors that helped him go from “no talent” to 2X Olympian, gold medalist and (did I mention?) the 7th fastest man ever recorded in his event. Yes, Mr. Dixon has beaten Usain Bolt in his career as well. Maybe we are not going to be Olympians, but we CAN be world-class at what’s important to us. As a matter of fact, I believe we MUST. The army of do-gooders must prevail, so the time for us to level up is now.

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It's Time! (Secrets to Step Outside Your Comfort Zone)

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There is a common misconception that being world-class is reserved for the elite few. We can’t all be in the top .01% at work or in our sport, but we can learn how to think like those who are.

The result?

We start to make consistent progress at what’s important to us even after setbacks, failures and disappointments. One secret to get the ball rolling is to be at peace with getting outside your comfort zone.

According to Dr. Anders Ericsson, an international expert on the science of expertise and the author of Peak (amzn.to/2uXOX1Q), getting outside of your comfort zone is one of the most important factors in "purposeful practice."

Keep the following in mind if you want to dream big, do small and make consistent progress on being amazing at what’s important to you:

  1. Try Something You Couldn’t Do Before.
    Maybe you’re told to try a two-handed backhand to improve your tennis game, or at work you...
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