Ep#19 | Value Based Leadership
How do you turn a restless executive into a courageous modern leader?
Jo Simpson has a unique talent for transforming ‘Restless Executives’ into courageous modern leaders. Jo is a leading authority in the arena of Values-Based Leadership and it was her journey to Dubai in 2005, that inspired her to establish her groundbreaking company and to pioneer coaching and mentoring in the Middle East, where she helped to transform the business and management culture of numerous international and locally based organisations.
Companies that have entrusted Jo to work with their senior leaders include Lloyds Bank, KPMG, Grant Thornton, Microsoft, Nokia, Virgin, Cisco, Smith & Nephew, The London Leadership Academy and NHS Health Education West Midlands.
Jo is an engaging keynote speaker, executive leadership coach, facilitator and author. Since returning to the UK in 2010, she continues to pioneer her methodologies for values-based leadership and innovative team transformation. Jo’s latest book The Restless Executive – Reclaim your values, Love what you do and Lead with purpose, shares Jo’s first-hand experience that the key to lasting empowerment and transformation is through leaders and their teams being values-driven and aligned at their core. When not busy transforming Restless Executives and their teams, Jo loves dancing, learning to play the clarinet and skiing.
A year ago, Jo helped me rediscover my values which led me to this path :) And in this episode, Jo reiterates the importance of finding just that and aligning it with your organization. She shared 3 important questions that you have to ask yourself to rediscover your value and transform yourself into a truly happy person
Look into yourself and find your value.
Some important takeaways:
- Why it is essential to believe in your values
- When you know your values, you are better at speaking your truth
- As a leader, you have to lead inside out
- There's no fast forward in implementing a value-based leadership - it takes time.
To keep in touch with Jo and learn more about how to transform your Restlessness, register to receive her regular blogs and ‘Lead as you’ tips at www.josimpson.com or for book-specific information, please visit www.therestlessexecutive.com