As a leader, how are you showing up in the world? Today on the Growing with Purpose podcast, Paul Spiegelman interviews Anese Cavanaugh, Creator of the IEP Method® (Intentional Energetic Presence) and author of Contagious Culture: Show Up, Set the Tone, and Intentionally Create an Organization That Thrives. Anese's simple yet impactful methodology taps into the intention, energy, and presence that is key to leadership and organizational success. For 20 years, Anese has been working in the trenches to help leaders unlock their creativity and build incredible company cultures. In this episode, Anese and Paul dig into her early experiences in leadership and discovering the idea of 'showing up.' From a painful family divorce in her teenage years to learning about integrity as an ice cream scooper at Baskin Robbins, Anese has garnered years of wisdom in helping people work better together and create the impact they want.
This episode, Anese shares practical advice for how leaders can show up more powerfully and achieve more inspiring, sustainable impact. If you're interested in learning more about what influences your ability to show up for yourself, your family, and your employees, this conversation is for you. Tune into Anese's story here.
[1:10] How Are You Showing Up in the World?
[7:18] How to Do an Energy Check
[11:50] Does the Lowest Vibration in the Room Win?
[13:32] Divorce, Baskin Robbins, and Deciding to Be Happy
[22:08] The Gifts of Co-Parenting and Completing a Marriage
[29:03] Pulling Back and Learning to Say No
[37:07] The Sheep Apocalypse
[42:28] The Most Important Qualities of a Leader: Presence, Gratitude, and Leading from Love
Selected Links from the Episode
Book that Influenced Anese's Leadership:
Leadership & Self-Deception: Getting Out of the Box by the Arbinger Institute
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