The Talent Magnet Institute Podcast

Episode 116: Resetting Your Business with Elaine Suess

This week Mike talks with Executive Coach Elaine Suess.  She is the President of Beyond Being, an Executive and Leadership Coaching practice.  Elaine shares her coaching tips regarding how to move forward after a crisis. 

Elaine shares a tactical model she uses, DSRO, and how it gives leaders a process to work through complicated challenges and goals.  (2:50)

Everyone is dealing with challenges right now.  Elaine shares her 2 biggest steps leaders can make towards Reset as well as pivots leaders need to make right now. (5:34)

Speaking into courageous leadership, Elaine shares how to build confidence and trust in your teams. (9:55) 

“The more vulnerable we are, the more vulnerable our people will be.  It gives them tacit permission to mirror our own behaviors.” (10:44) Elaine Suess

What strengths do you need to tap into now?  Elaine shares her insights from working with top leaders who were ready to upskill.  Listen now for these tips: 

  • What strengths do you need to tap into (11:24)
  • How to create momentum with small wins (14:07)
  • Tools for resetting, decision making, and upskilling (15:23)
  • How to reframe uncomfortable conversations to create a healthier organization (21:04)

Elaine shares her “virtuous cycle of learning” process, overcoming limiting beliefs, and how they have positively changed the performance of her clients. (17:03)

“It doesn’t matter whether you’re the CEO or leading from the middle, it doesn’t matter if you’re male or female, everybody has limiting beliefs that keep them from being the best possible leader and human being that they want to be and can be.” (22:42) Elaine Suess

Other practical advice Elaine shares with listeners: 

  • What does it mean to lead as a coach? (25:21)
  • How to create a higher degree of accountability across your organization (30:35)
  • What is really holding people back from their best selves (42:51)
  • Qualities of leaders who create team success (45:39)

Mike and Elaine close this episode with a challenge to all leaders to ask themselves: “What is your focus toward the future regarding goals, mindset, and resiliency.  (50:50)  

Listen NOW to this tactical and inspiring conversation! 






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