Should you fire someone who always agrees with you?
A strong, supportive team may seem appealing, but there’s a destructive risk when you dig deeper… Blind Consensus.
True leaders open the door to constructive disagreement and debate, especially surrounding their own ideas. This isn’t easy because it requires reducing your ego and truly listening emphatically.
Danielle du Toit is the President of SeatGeek’s Enterprise business and shares her strategy for creating a powerful feedback mechanism and how it’s strengthened her team to achieve great heights!
She joined SeatGeek at the start of 2019 at the launch of its enterprise business and has grown SeatGeek’s client roster to hundreds of global organizations at the league and team level across the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, English Premier League, golf, tennis, motorsports, and more.
SeatGeek was built in 2009 as the only mobile ticketing marketplace created with fan experience top of mind. Prior to SeatGeek, Danielle held similar roles in fast-paced growth businesses at Salesforce, Cheetah Digital, Bullhorn, and ExactTarget. She has also been recognized as a Sports Business Journal “Game Changer” and a Notable Woman in Sports by Crain’s NY.
A native Zimbabwean, she earned a Physics and Computer Science degree from Rhodes University in South Africa.
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WHAT YOU'LL DISCOVER IN THIS EPISODE:
- What happened that transformed her leadership approach forever.
- How the "'Flowers Market' leadership strategy" helped her become a better leader.
- A strategy to get helpful feedback from your team.
- Crossing borders, building leaders: The profound lessons of leadership across cultures.
- Advice for empowering female leaders and breaking barriers.
Connect with the Host, #1 bestselling author Ben Fanning