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Episode 3: Mastering Self-Regulation: A Key to Effective Leadership

Season #2

Title: Mastering Self-Regulation: A Key to Effective Leadership

Host: Lauren Marie Kutsko, Executive Coach and Co-Owner of Kutsko Consulting

Guest: Caleb Mitchell MDIV, MAC, LPC, and Co-Owner of both The Phoenix Counseling Collective and The Wellness Collaborative

Episode Overview: In this insightful episode of the Integrated Leader Podcast, host Lauren Marie and guest Caleb Mitchell explore the often-overlooked but essential aspect of leadership: self-regulation. They delve into what self-regulation means, its importance in the workplace, and practical strategies for improving this skill.

Key Points Discussed:

  1. Understanding Self-Regulation:

    • Definition and significance in leadership contexts.
    • The impact of emotional hijacking on decision-making and workplace dynamics.
  2. Signs of Low Self-Regulation:

    • Identifying traits such as difficulty in controlling emotions, impulsive decisions, and strained relationships.
  3. Overcoming Resistance to Emotional Regulation:

    • Addressing common barriers like fear of losing authenticity and habitual patterns.
    • Strategies for acknowledging and expressing emotions constructively.
  4. Self-Regulation vs. Self-Awareness:

    • The relationship between being aware of emotions and effectively managing them.
    • The importance of not suppressing emotions but using them wisely.
  5. Maintaining a Positive Work Environment:

    • The role of self-regulation in conflict resolution and team motivation.
    • The concept of differentiation in leadership and emotional management.
  6. Practical Tips for Leaders:

    • Recognizing and addressing one's own emotional triggers.
    • Strategies for maintaining composure and constructive engagement in challenging situations.

Conclusion: The episode wraps up with a preview of the upcoming topic, social awareness, and a reminder of the podcast's core philosophy: "Business is personal, so let's be good at it."

Upcoming Episodes: Stay tuned for in-depth discussions on social awareness and its role in enhancing leadership skills.

Tags: #EmotionalIntelligence #Leadership #HumanEmotions #Mindfulness #Neuroplasticity #EmotionalRegulation #IntegratedLeaderPodcast #ExecutiveCoaching #Therapy #LeadershipDevelopment #selfregulation