Pushing Boundaries to Achieve the Impossible with Vivian James Rigney and Deborah Wahl

Whether you’re looking to climb a mountain in sub-zero temperatures or reverse decades of economic hardship, leading in impossible situations requires stepping outside your comfort zone. How can leaders create a culture that encourages people to bring all their strengths to the table? How can authentic and vulnerable leadership inspire a team to work together to achieve the impossible?

In this episode, host Gautam Mukunda speaks with Vivian James Rigney, President of Executive Coaching firm Inside Us LLC and the author of Naked at the Knife-Edge and Deborah Wahl the Global CMO of General Motors about what it really takes to defy the odds and accomplish larger-than-life goals.

“This word: vulnerability. This is a strength, and it’s a strength to want to be curious, it’s a strength to ask for help.” —  Vivian James Rigney

“I think failure has so many negative connotations in business life. No one wants to fail, but yet it’s the failures that drive us to the most incredible successes.”— Deborah Wahl


Naked at the Knife-Edge: What Everest Taught Me about Leadership and the Power of Vulnerability by Vivian James Rigney

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