February 26, 2020

Understanding Your Leadership DNA, with Dr. Sharon Spano

Episode 143:

Sharon Spano helps high-level leaders transform how they think, adapt, and respond in complex business environments. As a Behavioral Strategist with a Ph.D. in Human and Organizational Systems, Sharon leads her clients through specific research-based practices that empower them to embody their highest potential in business and in life.

Sharon is also the author of The Pursuit of Time and Money: Step into Radical Abundance and Discover the Secret to a Meaningful and Prosperous Life (2017). She also hosts a weekly podcast, The Other Side of Potential, which focuses on how C-Suite executives integrate the complexity of business with their own quest for a meaningful and prosperous life.

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • Why Sharon has begun working in the field of “leadership DNA,” and how many business leaders are influenced by their families’ backgrounds in entrepreneurship
  • How the latest research is indicating that we inherit more than our physical appearance from our parents but also inherit behaviors
  • How Sharon’s work in systemic mapping focuses on systems and on the energy within those systems to help business leaders and entrepreneurs
  • How systemic mapping helps users recognize patterns of behavior in themselves and others, helping them make better choices and have stronger interactions with others
  • Sharon shares the story of helping a client recognize a pattern of behavior caused by familial input that was holding her back from scaling her business
  • Sharon shares another story, about a client who had a habit of pushing too hard to be noticed due to being rejected by his father at a young age
  • How to get a free copy of Sharon’s book The Pursuit of Time and Money: Step Into Radical Abundance and Discover the Secret to a Meaningful Prosperous Life
  • Why Sharon wrote her book to help business leaders understand that they can change their own developmental level and have a greater sense of perspective and potential
  • How to register for one of Sharon’s three workshop levels she is teaching: Behavior DNA, Leadership DNA, and Organizational DNA


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