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Using Leadership Intelligence to Survive Unchartered Territory Within the Workplace with Sabina Nawaz
Episode 2410th April 2023 • Lead at the Top of Your Game • Karan Ferrell-Rhodes and Shockingly Different Leadership
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What does it take to be a successful leader in today's fast-paced and ever-changing world? Are you a leader struggling to navigate the complexities of the ever-evolving business landscape? Do you feel uncertain about how to guide your team through challenging times?

They are the questions that have been asked time and time again, and the answers are not always clear. But if anyone knows the answer, it's Sabina Nawaz.

With over 14 years of experience at one of the world's most successful companies, Sabina has cultivated the talent of 11,000 managers and 720 top-tier executives. As one of the principal architects of their leadership development strategy, she knows what it takes to lead with clarity, confidence, and consistency. She's taken her expertise to the next level, building a global executive coaching business in 22 countries with companies worth more than $100 billion - solely on word of mouth. In this episode, Sabina draws on her extensive professional experience to advise on becoming an excellent leader. Get ready to elevate your leadership skills with Sabina Nawaz.


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 Sabina Nawaz is a leadership development expert, executive coach, and writer with extensive experience helping leaders achieve their goals. She has worked with a range of clients, from Fortune 500 companies to non-profits, and has been recognized as a top leadership coach by Marshall Goldsmith, a leading executive coach.

Sabina's work is informed by her experience as a former executive at Microsoft and other tech companies. She is also a frequent contributor to Harvard Business Review, Forbes, and Inc. and a sought-after speaker on leadership and organizational change topics. Through her coaching, writing, and speaking, Sabina helps leaders navigate complex challenges and develop the skills they need to succeed in today's rapidly evolving business environment.


1.    Are leaders suffering from fear or Impostor Syndrome?

2.    How to lead without answers?

3.    How vital is communication?

4.    What is the approach to overcoming communication obstacles?

5.    What causes leadership missteps?


[02:41] Sabina's career highlights

[06:44] Observations on current client-facing trends

[11:36] Is Impostor Syndrome plaguing executive-level leaders?

[16:14] Improve your ability to convey ideas!

[21:21] Sabina's experience with leadership failures

[30:17] Signature Segment: Full Disclosure

[34:54] Signature Segment: Karan’s Take




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