Using Enneagram Assessment To Build Leadership Effectiveness
May 15, 2018
Hosted by Maureen Metcalf
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The most important capability for leaders to develop is self-awareness and the capacity to reduce denial. (eg, Stanford Grad School of Business Advisory Council). During this interview we talk about how you can cultivate self-awareness to improve your leadership effectiveness. Various tools give us feedback about how we see ourselves in comparison with others using some theory or framework. The Enneagram takes it to the next level through exploring deep motivating factors. Belinda talks about how she uses the Enneagram to help leaders build self-awareness to improve their leadership performance and results. Belinda gives great examples of different leadership types and how leaders use type assessment in conjunction with level of leadership maturity to increase their effectiveness. She also explores how to use our body and sense of presence to identify what we are experiencing physically as one mechanism of self-awareness. In addition, knowledge of our type to manage our reactions and feel more grounded and able to manage challenge.
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Maureen is the Founder and CEO of the Innovative Leadership Institute, a renowned executive advisor focused on making the world better through leadership! She helps clients strengthen their leadership talent pool so that leadership itself becomes one of your strategic advantages to co-create a thriving future.
Maureen brings 30 years of business experience to provide high-impact, practical solutions that support her clients' leadership development and organizational transformations. She is recognized as an innovative, principled thought leader who combines intellectual rigor and discipline with an ability to translate theory into practice in all her work. Her operational focus is coupled with a strategic ability to analyze, develop and implement successful strategies for profitability, growth and sustainability.
Maureen is the author of an international award-winning book series on Innovative leadership, including the Innovative Leaders Guide to Transforming Organizations, winner of a 2014 International Book Award and a regular contributor to Forbes.
As a board member/chair, Maureen has led multiple organizations through difficult transitions and is open to for-profit board opportunities. Before founding the Innovative Leadership Institute, she led consulting engagements for PricewaterhouseCoopers and Accenture across a broad range of industries, contributing to successful organizational transformation.