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There are countless articles and books about leadership. For some time I have been an advocate of not trying to read them all. Rather, find yourself some credible sources backed by research and qualified study to build a framework of leadership principles you can live by.
In this episode, my guest, Tania Luna, is an authority worth listening to. She and her colleagues have done the heavy lifting. They have conducted numerous studies on managers and high-performing teams, identifying key elements that make some managers great while others are just OK. Her work is fascinating. You owe it to your team to have a listen.
BIO: Tania Luna (New York, New York) is the co-founder of LifeLabs Learning, author of The Leader Lab, and cohost of the podcast Talk Psych to Me. She is a researcher, educator, advisor to alt-protein startups, and partner at Columbia University’s eLab — an accelerator for entrepreneurs who increase equity and access in education.
Her company, LifeLabs Learning, has helped over 350,000 people at some of the world’s most influential companies (including TED, Yelp, Tinder, Slack, Reddit, jetBlue and 2,000+ others) become more confident, competent, and compassionate leaders. Her podcast blends humor and psychology to help people get better at being people.
Her TED Talk about her experience as a Ukrainian immigrant and the power of perspective has over 1.8 million views. Tania lives with rescued pigs, dogs, goats, a cat, and the love of her life. In everything she does, she strives to bring people instructions for humankind(ness), rooted in research and play. Her work and book have been featured in TIME, Harvard Business Review, Psychology Today, CNBC, NPR and more.
LinkedIn – Tania D Luna https://www.linkedin.com/in/taniadluna/
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