On today’s episode, Gina welcomes Gerald Leonard, author, growth strategy coach, strategic PMO advisor, Tedx speaker, and musician. Gerald shares insights into the synergy between the these domains. He speaks about the remarkable impact of coaching and mentorship, drawing parallels between professional growth and utilizing the HOV lane in traffic, underscoring the exponential progress possible through guidance. Gerald’s personal journey through adversity, notably overcoming vertigo, is an example of channeling constraints into avenues for growth, firmly rooted in the principles of constraint theory. He and Gina continue delving into the intricacies of feedback reception, delineating how feedback can be sculpted into a potent tool for self-improvement, the art of coaching and personal growth, and offering valuable advice on navigating the path to self-improvement.
Gerald emphasizes the significance of starting small, engaging with accessible resources like books, podcasts, and webinars that align with your goals. He underscores the idea of incremental progress, mentioning how many coaches provide introductory materials that gradually lead to more comprehensive coaching programs. He advocates for recognizing one’s self-worth and believing in the value of investing in personal development.
Gina and Gerald discuss the importance of tracking progress and embracing accountability within coaching. And emphasize the potential returns on investment—both personal and financial—as individuals work to enhance their skills and mindset. Overall, he encourages listeners to embark on a growth journey with purpose.
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More about Gina
Engagement Expert – Speaker – Sales Trainer – Entrepreneur – Improv Comic
Gina is a Master Sales Trainer for Jeb Blount’s Sales Gravy who combines street smarts and improv comedy skills with her experience in the corporate and entrepreneurial worlds, which sets her apart from her competition.
“Sass without too much crass” is how Gina Trimarco describes herself. A high energy entrepreneur, engager, speaker, trainer, improv comedienne and podcast producer, Gina credits most of her success on her upbringing by her Italian mobster dad and German immigrant mother.