How do you define success? Is it the toys you own? Is it the relationships you have? Doug Holladay believes success is finding joy, meaning, and satisfaction on a profound level. Doug is founder and CEO of PathNorth, Georgetown University professor, former White House advisor, and the author of Rethinking Success: Eight Essential Practices for Finding Meaning in Work and Life. Kevin talks about the 3 O’s of leadership: Outcomes, Others, and Ourselves. Today he and Doug focus on the latter – ourselves. You can find your story when you reflect and acknowledge not only your strengths but where your blind spots and bias lie. Further, you can look to understand someone else’s story. Leaders can humanize the workplace and create a community where their team thrives.
In this episode, Dough shares his thoughts on:
- Resume virtues vs. eulogy virtues.
- Recognizing meaning by absence.
Ask yourself: What makes you come alive?
Leave your answer in the comments below.
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Additional Leadership Resources
- Book Recommendations:
- Rethinking Success: Eight Essential Practices for Finding Meaning in Work and Life by Douglas Holladay
- Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl
- Passages: Predictable Crises of Adult Life by Gail Sheehy
- The Conservative Heart: How to Build a Fairer, Happier, and More Prosperous America by Arthur C. Brooks
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