What Leaders and Leadership Experts Around the World are Talking About In 100 Hours of Leadership Interviews Conducted by Maureen Metcalf, CEO Metcalf & Associates

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Metcalf & Associates and The Meyerrose Group share resources to support executive and leadership effectiveness. They announced the release of the May 20, 2017audio interview and blog focused on areas of primary focus for leaders in 2017.

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Metcalf's biggest take away from these interviews is feeling of being hopeful.

Over the past two years, Maureen Metcalf, Founder and CEO of Metcalf & Associates conducted 100 weekly interviews with top executives, academics, consultants, and diplomats from around the globe. For the 100th anniversary, she synthesizes the key themes and summarizes key learning during these interviews.

This interview focuses on what top thinkers and leaders are focusing on. They continue to build their own inner capacity to deal with life’s challenges, they are staying current on a broad range of topics that impact their organizations from technology to geopolitics and they are focusing on evolving their organizations to remain successful as the ecosystem in which they operate continually changes. One of the most important take-away’s is that while leaders are facing unprecedented challenge, there are amazing people thinking about these issues and experimenting with solutions to solve our biggest challenges.

Metcalf's biggest take away from these interviews is feeling of being hopeful. She talked to people from across the world working to solve some of the most complicated and intractable problems. They are making progress and they were willing to share their goals, insights, successes, and learnings with listeners. Many are conducting action research, doing projects and reporting on the results. Practitioners and researchers are teaming up to provide research-based solutions and are researching new approaches to solve emerging challenges now face global leaders. One of the concepts that struck her is that what sets these leaders apart is how they demonstrate wisdom in action and their willingness to share that wisdom.

Dale Meyerrose, as the interview host, leads a discussion with Metcalf to understand how she started the show, what she learned from her hundreds of hours of conversations and what she anticipates next. Metcalf indicated that one of the concepts that strikes her most is that what sets these people apart is how they demonstrate wisdom in action and their willingness to share that wisdom. She hosts a show designed to share that wisdom every week and ultimately to help listeners build their own leadership skills, increase their effectiveness and ultimately build their own wisdom.

This interview is accompanied by a blog post and a Forbes article, both explore the recommendations in more depth.

Metcalf & Associates was recognized by Insights Success magazine, as one of the most dependable and reliable 50 consulting companies in their issue of 50 Fastest Growing Consultant Companies.

About Metcalf & Associates
Metcalf & Associates is dedicated to helping leaders evolve their leadership mindset and skills and create organizations that can continually innovate to achieve results in a highly-competitive and rapidly-changing environment. As a firm that specializes in management consulting, executive advisory services, coaching and development, we help leaders, management teams, and organizations identify and create the perpetual capacity to identify and implement
transformative solutions necessary to meet their mission and create strategic advantage.

About the MeyerRose Group
The MeyerRose Group, LLC, is a management consulting company that consults with a wide range of business, government, and academic organizations on strategy, business planning, eHealth, and information technology, cybersecurity, and executive development issues. More information available at http://www.meyerrose.com.

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