The Modern Humanitarian and Development Leader: Make a Greater Impact by Creating a High Performance Team while Avoiding Burnout and Overwhelm

Torrey Peace

Are you a humanitarian or international development leader who wants to make a greater impact without the overwhelm and burnout? If you want to create a high performance team that meets the changing demands of the humanitarian and development sector without sacrificing your wellbeing, you're in the right place! In less time than it takes to drink your powdered milk Nescafe you will learn: - How to empower a diverse team to perform their best despite cultural and personality differences - What’s keeping you from greater productivity and how to overcome it - How to meet the leadership needs of the modern humanitarian and development sector while making a greater impact and avoiding burnout I’m your host Torrey Peace and after 12 years’ working in humanitarian and development as well as coaching hundreds of leaders across the UN, INGO and civil society globally, I have observed firsthand the overwork and overwhelm that is so common and leads to burnout. The good news is I have discovered how you can lead differently in order to step out of overwhelm and start making a bigger impact than you thought possible, and I want to share it with you. Join me every Monday to learn practical insights and tips to help you become a modern humanitarian and development leader and on Wednesday for inspirational quotes to get you through the week. read less
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The Unbelievable Way your Leadership Style can Decrease your Workload and Increase Productivity as a Humanitarian and International Development Leader
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The Unbelievable Way your Leadership Style can Decrease your Workload and Increase Productivity as a Humanitarian and International Development Leader
How does your leadership style impact your workload and your team's productivity as a humanitarian and international development leader? Discover the answer in this episode! As a humanitarian and development leader, finding the balance between managing and coaching can significantly affect your team's performance and your own efficiency. This episode tackles how understanding and adjusting your leadership style can reduce your workload and boost productivity. In this 13 minute episode you'll learn: How to identify your default leadership style and its impact on your team's effectiveness.Practical strategies to balance managing and coaching for optimal team performance.Understand how empowering your team through a coach approach can lead to greater innovation and less dependency Listen to this episode now to uncover how you can optimize your leadership style for maximum impact and efficiency! -------------- What Is Your Leadership Style?  Free Quiz: Want to know how to lead better?  It starts by understanding your leadership style.   To find out yours, take my free quiz “What Is Your Leadership Style” - you’ll immediately find out your default style, how it may be impacting your team and a few practical ways to become an even better leader.  Just click on the link fill out your quiz and click submit. This podcast empowers international development and humanitarian leaders to achieve high performance teams, fostering diversity, inclusion, and wellbeing, overcoming burnout and overwhelm, while maximizing impact and productivity.
How YOU Are Undermining Your Own Success and What to Do about it as a Humanitarian and International Development Leader
Jul 8 2024
How YOU Are Undermining Your Own Success and What to Do about it as a Humanitarian and International Development Leader
Could your drive for high performance be secretly sabotaging your productivity and impact as a humanitarian and international development leader? This episode tackles the surprising ways your high performance might be hindering your success, a common challenge for many humanitarian and international development leaders striving for excellence. In this 13 minute episode you'll learn: Why constantly being available can lead to decreased productivity and increased burnout.Learn how to set boundaries that allow for focused, impactful work without sacrificing team support.Gain practical strategies to balance high performance with effective leadership, enhancing both your well-being and your team's success. Listen to this episode now to uncover how to break free from high-performance traps and lead more effectively! ---------------- What Is Your Leadership Style?  Free Quiz: Want to know how to lead better?  It starts by understanding your leadership style.   To find out yours, take my free quiz “What Is Your Leadership Style” - you’ll immediately find out your default style, how it may be impacting your team and a few practical ways to become an even better leader.  Just click on the link fill out your quiz and click submit. This podcast empowers international development and humanitarian leaders to achieve high performance teams, fostering diversity, inclusion, and wellbeing, overcoming burnout and overwhelm, while maximizing impact and productivity.
The Modern Humanitarian and Development Leader Podcast Trailer
Jul 3 2024
The Modern Humanitarian and Development Leader Podcast Trailer
Are you a humanitarian or international development leader who wants to make a greater impact, but without the overwhelm and burnout? If you want to create a high performance team that meets the changing demands of the humanitarian and development sector without sacrificing your well being, check out "The Modern Humanitarian and Development Leader" podcast. In less time than it takes you to drink your powdered milk Nescafe, you will learn how to empower a diverse team to perform their best despite cultural and personality differences, what's keeping you from greater productivity and how to overcome it and how to meet the leadership needs of the modern humanitarian and development sector while making a greater impact and avoiding burnout. I'm your host, Torrey Peace, and after 12 years working in humanitarian and development, As well as coaching hundreds of leaders across the UN, INGOs, and civil society globally, I have observed first hand the overwork and overwhelm that is so common and leads to burnout. The good news is that I've also discovered how you can lead differently in order to step out of overwhelm and start making a bigger impact than you thought possible. And I want to share it with you. Join me every Monday to learn practical insights and tips to help you become a modern humanitarian and development leader. And on Wednesdays for inspirational quotes to get you through the week. Check out "The Modern Humanitarian and Development Leader " podcast on any platform you listen to your podcasts. I recommend you start with episode one, "Say No to Burnout in the Humanitarian and Development Sector: how to do less and make a bigger impact". See you there!
How Doing Less Can Lead to Bigger Impact as a Humanitarian and International Development Leader
Jul 1 2024
How Doing Less Can Lead to Bigger Impact as a Humanitarian and International Development Leader
Ever feel like you're drowning in your workload and still not making the impact you want? In this episode, we tackle a critical issue facing humanitarian and development leaders today: burnout. Discover why traditional ways of working are causing you more harm than good and how you can break free from this cycle. In this 11 minute episode you'll learn: The real reasons behind burnout that you might not be aware of and how to address them.Gain insights on how to become a modern leader who maximizes impact while reducing stress and overwhelm.Learn how to acquire practical skills to empower your team, enhancing productivity and fostering a high-performing, inclusive work environment. Don't let burnout hold you back—listen to this episode now and start your journey towards more effective and sustainable leadership! ----------------- What Is Your Leadership Style?  Free Quiz: Want to know how to lead better?  It starts by understanding your leadership style.   To find out yours, take my free quiz “What Is Your Leadership Style” - you’ll immediately find out your default style, how it may be impacting your team and a few practical ways to become an even better leader.  Just click on the link fill out your quiz and click submit. This podcast empowers humanitarian and international development leaders to achieve high performance teams, fostering diversity, inclusion, and wellbeing, overcoming burnout and overwhelm, while maximizing impact and productivity.