Today’s guest believes growth requires both vision and action.
Her goal is to change the trajectory of people's lives and careers for the better. She works with C-level executives and other senior leaders who want to expand their professional and personal capacity; tackle bigger, more complex challenges; grow as humans so they can grow as leaders; to cross new thresholds of performance.
As an expert in executive coaching and career development, she coaches C-suite executives and other senior leaders across the globe. In addition to several venture-backed startups, her clients have included Clorox, DocuSign, Dropbox, and Google. She is a regular contributor to Harvard Business Review and Forbes.com.
Please join me in welcoming Rebecca Zucker.
In this episode we discuss:
- her thoughts on leadership: “Leadership is caring enough to step up.”
- why she believes empathy is a huge part of leadership.
- the restrictions she grew up with for being born female.
- not being taken seriously as a woman in finance, including transferring to an international office within the company.
- how she used her network of university and business school alumni all pre-internet.
- how she navigated France as an ex-pat when she transferred to an investment banking career.
- her year off, living in France, and becoming a gig worker, and how that led her to entrepreneurship.
- how she began her coaching business in earnest after her current job was going under.
- how she and her business partner, Heather, complement each other in business.
- why she enjoys mentoring people and is always on the lookout for quality talent.
- how she nurtures and sustains the outer levels of her network.
- how she accomplished getting published consistently in Harvard Business Review.
- what she’s looking forward to in the next year.
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