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The TENSIONS of Leadership – NOW PLAYING!

A tension is a gentle pull, a stretch that cause a strain, or an emotional trigger that can cause a positive or negative reaction. When your are in a leadership role, you are confronted with tensions constantly. It’s what do you at these critical moments that matters most.

In this series, we learn how to identify and acknowledge these tensions, how to appropriately respond to them with our next move, and how to skillfully navigate through them when leading ourself, leading teams, and leading at the organizational level.

Episode One — Introduction to the Tensions of Leadership

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Episode Two — Leading Yourself — Part 1, Establishing Your Leadership Voice

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Episode Three — Leading Yourself — Part 2, Utilizing Your Leadership Voice to Influence

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Episode Four — Leading Teams — Part 1, Recalibrating Yourself as a Leader

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Episode Five — Leading Teams — Part 2, Shifting from Me-Ology to We-Ology

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Episode Six — Leading Organizations — Part 1, Diagnosing Your Business Lifecyle and Establishing Your Leadership Role Clarity

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Episode Seven — Leading Organizations — Part 2, Enabling the Organization to Both Scale and Sustain Itself

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Erica Peitler, intrepidNOW

About our host, Erica Peitler:

Erica is a Leadership Performance Coach who courageously partners with individuals, teams and organizations who want to realize their visions of success by transforming their leadership potential into visible, on the ground, breakthrough leadership performance!

With an engaging, provocative and straight forward approach, Erica inspires leaders to reach beyond their comfort level as they pursue becoming the performance based leaders they aspire to be in both their professional and personal life.

As a keynote speaker and author, Erica educates, entertains and enlightens audiences on leadership, transformational change and professional/personal growth initiatives.

Find Erica Peitler’s book here:

The essence of Leadership Rigor is creating change-ready leaders who can embrace challenges because they have the tools, models, and language to assess, structure, and facilitate aligned actions. They also have the mindset and emotional skills to lean into the change process despite its uncomfortable nature. By innovating on their preparedness first, these change-ready leaders are equipped to realize the growth in themselves and in their teams or organizations. Are you ready to take on your personal journey of Leadership Rigor?

Series co-host Todd Schnick is the Editor-In-Chief of intrepid.MEDIA and a media and content strategist. A former marketing strategist, lobbyist, and national political operative, Todd now lives and works in the Chicago Loop with his family. He is a writer, foodie, bibliophile, distance runner, and nearly full-time dog mom.

This series recorded LIVE from our Merchandise Mart studios in Chicago, Illinois! (Click on photo below for history of our studios!)


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