Unlabeled Leadership
Unlabeled Leadership
Gary DePaul
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039: Elaine Jacques Will Always Defend You
19 minutes Posted Apr 1, 2021 at 8:05 am.
Prologue: Evidence-based Practice
Part 1: Taking Credit Is Insufficient
Part 2: Inspiring Others to be at Their Best
Part 3: Asking Questions Can Build Trust
Theme music: Uplift Corporate Inspire by OlexandrIgnatov
Happy Advertising by pinkzebra
Smooth Jazz by R-Production
Into The Jazz by Korolkov
Fun and Flirty by BrownHouseMedia
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I invite guests to share personal stories about acts of leadership that help shape their lives. In Episode 39, Elaine Jacques explains one of her guiding principles, shares a story that inspired her to perform at her best, and advises us to ask questions that could build trust.
Elaine is a Leadership Presence and Leadership Development Coach who has multiple certifications. I think that explaining that Elaine is a lifelong learner would be an understatement. Much of her training and knowledge is founded on evidence-based research in neuroscience, appreciative inquiry, and positive psychology (to name only three of her research areas).
Taking credit for what you do well isn’t enough. Elaine explains what a professor said that has become one of Elaine’s guiding principles.
Elaine shares a story about Cheryl Joy, who supervised Elaine’s work as a speech language pathologist. Cheryl’s unique way in showing how she supported Elaine not only increased trust, her actions inspired Elaine to want to be at her best.
With anyone who works with you, Elaine advises us to ask three questions. These questions encourage people to offer their feedback and insights into your performance.
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Episode links
Elaine’s LinkedIn Profile
Cheryll Joy's LinkedIn Profile
Gary DePaul's website 
Gary’s books:
  What the Heck Is Leadership and Why Should I Care?
  Nine Practices of 21st Century Leadership 
Background Music
You can find all the musical tracks at Envato Elements.
00:00 Theme music: Uplift Corporate Inspire by OlexandrIgnatov
01:26 Happy Advertising by pinkzebra
04:39 Smooth Jazz by R-Production
11:12 Into The Jazz by Korolkov
18:21 Fun and Flirty by BrownHouseMedia
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