How to Deal With People Who Drive You Crazy with Dr. Mark Goulston (Part 2)

How to Deal With People Who Drive You Crazy with Dr. Mark Goulston (Part 2)

Psychiatrist, executive coach, podcast host and 9-time bestselling author Dr. Mark Goulston is back on the podcast for part 2 of his conversation with Nick! If you haven't listened to part 1, be sure to go back and check it out here. Today, Nick and Mark continue their conversation around what it means to be a productive and successful business leader, going deeper on what they talked about in part one as well as introducing a number of new topics.

In this episode, Nick and Mark discuss why people like Steve Jobs and Elon Musk are not just leaders, but visionaries—and how they got that way. Mark also provides a simple framework for how managers can develop great working relationships with their employees while also navigating tough conversations with them. But it's not all relegated to business owners and managers! Mark also dishes out some amazing advice for employees to have the best possible performance review with their boss while at the same time uncovering the next steps to advancing their career. And, to top it all off, Mark tells us why he believes "self-discipline" is a terrible concept. Listen to the episode to find out why.

Mark Goulston

Mark Goulston

Speaker, Executive Coach, Author

Dr. Mark Goulston is the host of the My Wakeup Call podcast and a Marshall Goldsmith 100 Coaches executive coach, keynote speaker and the author or co/author of nine books, including "Just Listen," which has been translated into 28 languages and became the top book on listening in the world. He is one of the leading authorities on empathy listening and the inventor of Surgical Empathy, a process that unlocks people from destructive thinking and behavior. He is also a former UCLA professor of psychiatry and FBI and police hostage negotiation trainer.

Leverage is an on-demand outsourcing platform that helps business owners and entrepreneurs scale without the pain, cost, and risk of hiring. With a team of vetted experts spanning across all areas of marketing and growth, we serve as an agile extension to your team—allowing you to get more done in less time.

The goal of the Leverage Podcast is simple: to learn from the best and discover how we can all be more productive, build a more fruitful business, and live a better life.

Leverage’s Founder and CEO, Nick Sonnenberg, is the host of the Leverage Podcast. With a background in data science, high-frequency algorithmic trading and business efficiency consulting, Nick has an innovative mind and is obsessed with learning from the people around him. Join him each week as he interviews fellow entrepreneurs, thought leaders, and leading experts to discuss everything from marketing secrets to new technologies to life as an entrepreneur.

Published: Nov 12, 2021
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