WHH37: Uplevel – The Four Pillars of Leadership Development with Tiana Sanchez

Tiana Sanchez The Win Heather Havenwood

Who is Tiana Sanchez?

Tiana Sanchez is the best-selling author of F'd Up: The UPside of Failure. She is also a motivational speaker and, for over a decade, she has been a Corporate Trainer and Business Consultant.

“I feel as though sometimes I’m in a recession proof field because there’s always, always a need to train and develop your people.” – Tiana Sanchez

Are Assessments Worth Doing?

Some of Tiana's favorite management tools are assessments. She admits they're not the “end all” but are incredibly valuable for placing the right people in the right position and for creating a benchmark to compare potential employees to when making hiring decisions.

I was shocked when Tiana informed me that over 80% of all managers are “miscast” in their current position! Tiana feels assessments could've easily prevented such a high figure.

“In terms of training, managers only get about twelve minutes of training for every six months.” – Tiana Sanchez

The Effects of Not Failing as a Child

I've said it before, and I'm sure I'll say it again, but there is a real problem with not letting children fail. Not teaching children how to accept, and overcome, failure at a young age hinders their ability to grow as an adult. Tiana completely agrees with me and even wrote a book about this subject!

“You cannot win in life until you give yourself 100% license to fail.” – Heather Havenwood

The Four Pillars of Leadership Development

Tiana has Four Pillars of Leadership Development that are at the center of all her training. The pillars help mark the growth of an employee and, in today's episode, she breaks them down for us.

“Everyone wants to succeed but not everyone is willing, or able, or motivated to do that.” – Tiana Sanchez

If you are short on time, here are the highlights of Uplevel – The Four Pillars of Leadership Development with Tiana Sanchez:

Who is Tiana Sanchez ([2:00])
Are Assessments Worth Doing? ([8:11])
Is Technology Causing a Gap in Communications? ([18:07])
The Effects of Not Failing as a Child ([23:55])
The Four Pillars of Leadership Development ([32:46])

Connect with Tiana Sanchez

Tiana Sanchez's Website
Tiana's Podcast: Like a Real Boss
Tiana's Book: F'd Up: The UPside of Failure

Tiana Sanchez's Bio

Tiana Sanchez is a best-selling author of F'd Up: The UPside of Failure and motivational speaker. As CEO of Tiana Sanchez International, she partners with growing businesses to foster a more confident and competent workforce in the new economy by way books, action inspired talks, and content-rich workshops.

For over a decade, Tiana has served as a Corporate Trainer and Business Consultant, with specific expertise in Leadership Development, Optimal Team Building, Executive Coaching, and Facilitation.

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