The Courage To Lead With Amy Riley

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Amy L. Riley is an internationally renowned speaker, author and leadership development consultant. She’s worked with organizations such as Deloitte, Cisco Systems and Aon Hewitt and has over 20 years of experience working with leaders at all levels.

Amy earned a Masters of Science in Training and Development (MSTD), with an emphasis in Organization Development (OD), from Loyola University in Chicago, Illinois. She is a Certified Professional Behavioral Analyst (CPBA), a certified Tiara International LLC Coach and certified in the Meyers-Briggs Type Instrument. Amy’s second book, The Courage of a Leader: How To Inspire, Engage and Get Extraordinary Results, was released on March 3, 2021 and immediately reached #1 international best-selling status.

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  • (2:23) What courage means to Amy
  • (3:19) 4 pillars of courage
  • (7:33) How to lean into unique strengths
  • (13:28) Why Amy recommends being overt
  • (15:24) Conversations that need to be had are with ourselves
  • (21:33) How to develop the courage as individuals to say the things that need to be said without fear that it will negatively impact our career and livelihoods
  • (27:14) When Amy understood she wanted to work with leaders on courage
  • (31:08) How Amy defines leadership legacy
  • (33:42) Why is leadership legacy important
  • (35:52) How to help clarify leadership legacy
  • (37:12) Purpose and identity
  • (42:00) Being bold with leadership
  • (44:07) The biggest challenges Amy has taken on
  • (51:43) Purpose of doing hard things
  • (53:01) Tiered goals
  • (56:04) Process, consistency and letting go of outcome
  • (58:58) How to develop courage and where to start


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