DeDe is described by Dr. Brené Brown as one of her “leadership heroes and a total badass” in the New York Times’ bestseller Dare to Lead, U.S. Air Force retired Colonel, DeDe Halfhill, brings her real-world perspective on leadership based on her 25-year accomplished career. We discuss her leadership philosophy on understanding the role emotion plays into how we show up as leaders. In her words: “Gaining a granular understanding of our inner emotional world helps give us control over how we show up as leaders. Gaining comfort with the language of emotion helps us help others with the same process. Vulnerability, shame, empathy, and courage ... lets dig in!
Rates of stress and anxiety are increasing and it’s estimated that 1 in 4 of us will experience mental health problems at some point in our lives. HEROBITES is my bi-weekly podcast clip for your mid-week motivation jump-start to get you fired up. Each week I’ll be featuring inspirational stories and practical tips from some of my former guests. Today’s clip is from episode 13 of the podcast with Col (ret) DeDe Halfhill