How to Ignite Action Into Your Leadership Style with LAURA DARRELL

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Leadership is an action, not merely a position. This powerful idea is explored in this episode with Laura Darrell of Laura Darrell Leadership Consulting, as we dive into her leadership approach that emphasizes bold action and self-reflection in order to take charge of one’s career.

During our conversation, we discuss the promotability gap and proximity bias in the workplace, both issues that limit career advancement and leave employees unprepared to step into new roles as leaders. Laura offers insights into how these challenges impact career advancement and suggests strategies for recognizing and overcoming them, especially for those lacking mentorship from their managers.

By the end of this episode, you’ll know what steps to take if you’re not getting promoted within your organization and how to learn the skills required for leadership roles, whether you’re working remotely or in the office.

Tune in now to start embedding action into your leadership style!


  • The concept of leadership as an action
  • Investing in your leadership development
  • Overcoming proximity bias in the workplace
  • Bold actions for career advancement
  • Building relationships within an organization

Learn more about Laura Darrell Leadership Consulting at!

Check out her book, The Promotability Gap: The REAL Reasons You’re Not Advancing in Your Career and What YOU Can Do About It!

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Have questions beyond our discussion about how to become a powerhouse leader? Book a call with me and let’s talk!

Download my eBook, The 3 ‘Must-Have’ Myths for Success, here:

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