Brian WANG

Dashing Leadership


Episode Notes (by Minutes):

-1:45: How Brian decided to start, Dashing Leadership, his brand-new coaching business for startup founders and leaders, after previously working at Eaze and Credit Karma and being a founder of his own company.

-2:30: Questions Brian asked himself: if money were no object, what would I want to spend my time doing? What do I truly care about? What could I be uniquely good at?

-6:00: How Brian started coaching on the side while having another job

-8:00: How Brian focuses on the inner work to help leaders see clearly and lead effectively. “Serve to be a mirror for a leader so that they are seeing what they are not yet seeing.’

-10:00: Strong believer that emotions and feelings are strong indicators of what is going on in our behaviors

-13:00: How leaders can better lead, serve and understand in the workplace with asking the right questions and holding meetings.

-18:00: How Brian started his side-hustle and growing it, and then navigating it while working.

-25:00: Discussion on ikagi and to truly focus on what you could be really good at — your zone of excellence, and figuring how to serve others can really open up new opportunities

-27:00: Brian asked David about any interesting trends and what I am seeking to learn and share with the podcast.

-29:00: The importance of looking back to your flow states and peak experiences — ideally areas of “heat.” Often times, we are overlook our relative strengths and take them for granted, even though they could be valuable for others.

(Note: these are quick notes and takeaways by David. Please see the episode for the specific information)