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Creating a Culture of Curiosity with Gil Brady

On the next episode of The Leadership Communication Show, I speak with Gil Brady, a leadership expert who has had a varied and fascinating journey. After serving in the military, he had a successful career in pharmaceuticals and biotechnology — and then changed careers and worked as a junior high school math teacher and elementary school principal. While completing his doctorate in Executive Leadership, Gil founded Relationship Impact, a leadership development firm focused on Executive Team Development. In July of 2018, Gil began serving as the President of Nativity Prep Academy of San Diego, the county’s only all-scholarship school focused on serving students from low-income situations who will be among the first generation in their family to graduate from college. Gil is also part of the leadership team at Core Strengths, a company that develops tools that help organizations build high-trust teams that deliver results through relationships.

I invited Gil to the show because he knows a lot about helping leaders create a culture of curiosity — something so important in our current business world but also something that many leaders struggle to get right.

We talk about the power of positive regard, leadership communication mistakes that affect culture and kill curiosity and innovation, tension, conflict, and how to make people feel seen, heard, and valued. We also explore how we have both used the Strength Deployment Inventory (SDI 2.0) assessment in our work. It was a great conversation where Gil shares a wealth of great advice. I hope you enjoy it.

Get this episode on our website, on Apple PodcastsSpotifyAnchor.fm or anywhere you subscribe to podcasts.

Learn more about Gill:

• Core Strengths Website

• Nativity Prep Website

• LinkedIn

Learn more about your host, Michael Piperno, here: https://www.wearecomvia.com/about/ and here: https://www.michaelpiperno.com/about-michael-piperno/ .

And please reach out if you want to learn more about the Strength Deployment Inventory assessment, relationship intelligence, or how to cultivate a culture of curiosity in your team.