Sometimes it can feel like a struggle to be heard. We feel like no one is truly listening or we get frustrated because it seems like no one understands our needs. But we need to ask ourselves: Are we communicating effectively? In today’s episode, I’ve got Kris Plachy joining me to explore the challenges and importance of asking for support, dealing with failure, and embracing feminine leadership qualities. We dive into creating a culture of feedback and accountability, which benefits you and your team. We get candid about the difference between feedback and criticism and how important it is to create an environment where feedback is not just accepted but expected. Today’s show is packed with actionable strategies and tips to help you lead at work and at home.



  • What is accountability culture and why is it important in organizations?

  • What’s the difference between feedback and criticism?

  • How can we learn from failure?

  • What are some powerful leadership traits that are traditionally associated with femininity?

  • What qualities are important for leaders to have


Topics Covered: clear communication, lack of accountability in society, accountability culture, feedback, culture of feedback, guidelines for giving feedback, criticism, feedback vs criticism, women and asking for support, deal breakers, embracing failure, constant growth, leadership models, feminine leadership traits, work-life balance, new business approach, communication maturity, responsibility, agency, creating change, internal struggle, accountability conversations,



[00:00] Introducing Kris Plachy

[06:44] Why Failure is Essential to the Progress

[09:25] Creating a Leadership User Guide

[12:20] Why Asking for Help Can Be a Struggle

[15:36] When Your Assistant Isn't Your Assistant

[16:59] Why Training People Takes So Much Time

[20:22] Creating a Culture of Feedback

[22:04] The Difference Between Feedback and Criticism

[25:22] Leading with Love

[28:43] Embracing the Feminine and Masculine Energy in Leadership


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