Take Command: A Dale Carnegie Podcast

Building Confidence Through Adversity

Episode Summary

Lea Gabrielle, former US Special Envoy and Director of the Global Engagement Center, is committed to the kind of personal and professional growth that is born from the courage of taking on the unknown, leading through adversity, and being intentional about how we expand our experiences to push our limits.

Episode Notes

“The key between somebody who builds confidence through adversity and through failure and somebody who doesn’t is all in the decision they make in their mind when [failure] happens.” – Lea Gabrielle

Lea Gabrielle is committed to the kind of personal and professional growth that is born from the courage of taking on the unknown, leading through adversity, and being intentional about how we expand our experiences to push our limits. 

The former US Special Envoy and Director of the Global Engagement Center honed her “listen and be decisive” leadership mindset from taking on diverse roles such as a Navy F/A-18C Fighter Pilot, a CIA-trained intelligence operative, and eventually a National Television news correspondent and anchor. 

Join us to hear practical insight for how to lead people forward in environments prone to conflict and wrought with polarizing opinions. Lea offers ideas for handling people that seek to undermine the overall success of the mission, discusses how to lead without designated authority, and shares questions we can ourselves when we’re fearful or anxious about pushing our limits and taking the next step. 

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