LEADERSHIP BEHIND THE SCENES

The Podcast

So much has been said about leadership, but the human aspect has often been left out. This podcast seeks to redress the balance, recognising that you’re human first and leader second – and work is never just work. Join Executive Coach and Leadership Consultant Noomi Melchior Natan as she shares tips and insights on how you can increase your impact and influence, so you can be the leader you’ve always dreamed of being – and feel proud when you look in the mirror.

[EP 34] 3 Reasons to Trust Yourself More than You Trust Anyone Else

Trust yourself more than you trust others. That’s obvious right. But how many times in the last month have you looked for input on decisions and new projects? Was it really about buy-in and making the project better or was there an element of second-guessing yourself?...

[EP 32] Your genius doesn’t show up at your desk

You have a deadline. You need to finish this speech, this presentation, this email, right now. And you can do it. You know how to be disciplined and get things done.  But it doesn’t have that sparkle. It feels like hard work. It’s tough for information to flow when...

[EP 31] The no-line-manager “Teal” organisation with Simon Dixon

Imagine having no line-manager, no performance reviews, no policies. What do you think it would be like to work in an organisation like that? Think of the time saved, the energy released and at the same time the real need for each employee to think and solve problems...

[EP 30] How to boost your success memory – 5 TIPS

Are you experiencing a break in your work or business life - whether by choice or circumstance?  Maybe you’re on maternity/paternity leave, you’ve been made redundant or are on long term sick. When we take a break from work, for any reason, it can make us feel like...

[EP 29] Special announcement and learnings from COVID

In this special episode I share: - Why I missed the 1-year anniverssary of Leadership Behind the Scenes and why I have been quiet on the podcast for a while. - What I have learned from the COVID-lockdown and specifically one simple practice that I am sticking to. - A...

[EP 28] 9 Tips to Ride the Wave of Uncertainty with Grace

How do you stay sane and calm in the sea of the unknown? How do you keep going when it feels like nothing is certain and your whole world is being turned upside down? How do you navigate your life when you are on information-overload but no matter where you look no...

[EP 26] 11 tips on how to give feedback the human-friendly way

Giving feedback is a core part of a leader’s job. In most companies it’s even formalized. There are annual reviews and mid-year reviews. Often there are plans to be filled like: Personal Development Plans or Independent Development Plans.   Processes have lots of...

[EP 25] Are you working in your Zone of Genius?

If you’ve been following me for a while, you know there is one book I recommend again and again. It’s The Big Leap by Gay Hendricks.   At least once a week, sometimes in a coaching session, sometimes at the playground, sometimes at a family gathering, I share my...

[EP 24] Has everyone got what it takes to be successful?

I had just finished a speaking engagement and a woman came up to me and asked: “Has everyone got what it takes to be successful?”   It seemed like an innocent enough question, that also felt familiar, as I have heard many versions of it.   I started...

[EP 22] 1 Clear Question to Guarantee Your Leadership Growth

When I ask how my clients how they’ve been since our last coaching session, they usually say: “Busy.” Busy is the norm. In fact busy is almost like a badge of honour and that tells us we must be doing something important.   But when a year has gone, what have you...

[EP 20] Myth: To become more successful copy those at the top

I very often get calls from leaders who’ve been told they have improve something to get to the next level of leadership. Makes sense. But here’s how it often sounds: Silver called me: “I want to become Partner in my firm and I have been told that I have to improve my...

[EP 19] The antidote to perfectionism

You can’t tell a perfectionist: “Just lower your standards a little”. Or “You need to learn what good enough looks like.” There is no satisfaction in good enough if you like to go for the best of the best (of the best). The antidote to perfectionism is not low or...

[EP 18] Where is my role model?

“I look around and I don’t see anyone “above me” I want to be like.”  Ursula, a talented leader able to deliver both on people and profit promises was explaining to me why she wasn’t looking for bigger/higher opportunities. “It looks like they sacrifice big,” she...

[EP 17] Organisational Change Hangover

“When is it going to be fun again?” a good friend of mine asked after a large round of restructuring at her work place. She loves her job. She has what for her is the dream job. But suddenly it didn’t feel fun anymore. I told my friend that what she was feeling was...

[EP 16] Key mistake leaders make when they’re starting a new job

You’re starting a new job and you want to get off to a good start. But in the process of trying to get it right, you’re making a key mistake. “How is the new guy in your office?” I asked a friend a few years ago. “He is trying so hard to prove himself. It’s really...

[EP 15] 5 reasons why judging your parents impact your leadership power

As you judge your parents so your personal power suffers. The more you want to skip this episode – the more you probably need to listen to it. And let’s be clear! You don’t need to ever speak to your parents again, if that is what you’re worried about. You might want...

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