Leading teams across different departments increase productivity exponentially.
What if you are a leader who struggles to foster collaboration and teamwork across silos in your organization?
Then listen to Dr. Tanvi Gautam an expert in enhancing team performance that drives meaningful results.
Dr. Tanvi Gautam is the founder of Leadershift Inc. She’s a program director at the Singapore Management University. She is a certified business storytelling coach who works with leaders across the globe, helping them raise their potential as impactful, authentic, engaged, and inclusive leaders.
In this episode, Dr. Katrina Burrus deep dive into Dr. Tanvi Gautam’s background, her perspective on leading in the age of disruption, and her recently released book on deep collaboration. Drawing from her extensive experience in leadership transformation and leading in the age of disruption, Dr. Gautam provides practical insights and strategies to navigate the complexities of cross-functional collaboration.
Tune in to gain insights into leadership and navigating the challenges of the modern world. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to transform your team’s collaboration and drive exceptional results.
What You’ll Learn from this Episode:
- Learn about leading in the age of disruption and its definition. Discover why self-leadership and collaboration are crucial skills in today’s rapidly changing world.
- Discover the different types of issues leaders face before and after the pandemic.
- Find out about the five crucial conversations for accelerating team performance across silos.
“A leader is a prototype of the organization.” – Dr. Tanvi Gautam
01:39 – Dr. Gautam defines leading in the age of disruption and discusses the shift in leadership issues before and after the pandemic.
06:52 – Importance of self-leadership in transformation.
14:26 – Re-humanize the workplace.
19:44 – Dr. Gautam reveals the five crucial conversations from her upcoming book, “Deep Collaboration.”
24:04 – Difficult conversations determine your progress.
29:44 – Dr. Katrina Burrus and Dr. Tanvi Gautam’s conversation dives into the complexities of cross-cultural communication and the importance of understanding conflict culture. Dr. Gautam emphasizes the need for intentional repair and open dialogue to foster deep collaboration.
31:34 – Dr. Gautam’s upcoming book, “Deep Collaboration,” is available for pre-order on Amazon. Visit leadersupgraded.com/deep for exclusive book updates, bonuses, and additional resources to enhance your leadership skills.
Connect with Dr. Tanvi Gautam
- Website: https://leadersupgraded.com/
- Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tanvigautam/
- Twitter: https://twitter.com/tanvi_gautam
Connect with Katrina Burrus
- LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/katrinaburrus/
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/katrina.burrus
- Twitter: https://twitter.com/katrinaburrus?lang=en
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Problems of an international leader answered in this episode:
The top 3 problems of an international leader discussed in this episode are:
- Leading in the age of disruption: The episode discusses how leaders face the challenge of navigating and leading in a disruptive environment where past experiences, resources, and tools may no longer be adequate. This includes personal disruptions, industry disruptions, and global disruptions like the pandemic.
- Self-leadership and self-awareness: The episode emphasizes the importance of leaders learning to lead themselves before leading others. This involves developing self-awareness, reflecting on one’s own strengths and weaknesses, and understanding how personal actions and behaviors may contribute to team dynamics and outcomes.
- Collaboration across silos: The episode highlights the need for leaders to foster collaboration and work across silos, especially in the context of business model shifts and the post-pandemic landscape. This requires having crucial conversations, building trust, and navigating conflicts and breakdowns that may arise when working with diverse teams and cultures.
Leading in the Age of Disruption: Insights from Dr. Tanvi Gautam
In today’s rapidly changing world, effective leadership is crucial to navigate the age of disruption. Dr. Tanvi Gautam, a renowned leadership expert with a cosmopolitan background, shares her insights on leading in this challenging era.
In this episode, Dr. Katrina Burrus will explore Dr. Gautam’s background, her perspective on leading in the age of disruption, and her recently released book on deep collaboration.
Let’s dive in!
Dr. Tanvi Gautam: A Citizen of the World
Dr. Gautam’s unique background as a Singaporean citizen with an American education, Indian spirituality, and an affinity for Australia has shaped her cosmopolitan perspective. Her diverse experiences and blended career in multinational companies, executive coaching, and academia provide her with a comprehensive understanding of leadership in a global context.
Leading in the Age of Disruption: A Definition
Dr. Katrina Burrus asks Dr. Gautam to define what leading in the age of disruption is all about. As it is the ability to navigate and thrive in an environment where the known ways of doing business are interrupted. Disruption can occur at various levels, from personal to industry-wide, and requires leaders to adapt and find new solutions when their past experiences and resources are no longer sufficient.
Challenges in the Age of Disruption
Dr. Gautam works with a wide range of clients facing different challenges in the age of disruption. These challenges include adapting to new roles, expanding responsibilities, adopting new business models, and addressing the need for self-leadership. Leaders seek her guidance to bridge the gap between their current capabilities and the demands of the disrupted environment.
The Shift in Leadership Issues Post-Pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic has further intensified the need for effective leadership. Dr. Gautam highlights two significant shifts in leadership issues post-pandemic: the importance of self-leadership and the need for sustainability. Leaders must lead themselves before leading others and develop the ability to work in a sustainable manner amidst the emotional, physical, and mental exhaustion prevalent in the workplace.
Re-Humanizing the Workplace
Dr. Gautam emphasizes the importance of re-humanizing the workplace. She challenges the traditional corporate model that has suppressed humanity in the workplace for years. By acknowledging the human element, leaders can create a supportive environment where individuals feel valued, engaged, and committed to a larger goal. This shift requires leaders to develop prime skills, including emotional intelligence, empathy, and the ability to have difficult conversations.
Leading Across Cultures and Countries
Different countries and cultures have varying approaches to leading in the age of disruption. Dr. Gautam highlights examples from Sweden, Singapore, and the United States. Sweden’s advanced workplace practices and focus on work-life balance have facilitated a smoother transition. Singapore’s competitive culture and emphasis on face-to-face interactions have required leaders to adapt to remote work and build trust. The United States, with its diverse industries and approaches, has shown a faster overall progress in adapting to the new normal.
Deep Collaboration: Five Crucial Conversations
Dr. Gautam’s recently released book, “Deep Collaboration: Five Crucial Conversations to Accelerate Team Performance Across Silos,” provides practical guidance for teams working across silos. The book focuses on deep inspiration, deep learning, deep friction, deep strategizing, and deep daring as essential conversations for effective collaboration. These conversations address the human element, learning, conflict resolution, strategy alignment, and risk-taking.
Dr. Tanvi Gautam’s expertise in leadership transformation and leading in the age of disruption offers valuable insights for leaders worldwide. Her emphasis on self-leadership, sustainability, and re-humanizing the workplace provides a roadmap for navigating the challenges of the modern business landscape. By embracing crucial conversations and fostering deep collaboration, leaders can drive team performance and thrive in the age of disruption.