In today’s episode of Deep Leadership Podcast, we are joined by Shani Magosky, an expert in aligning culture and strategy. Shani is the founder of The LeaderShift Project, a highly sought-after leadership consultant, executive coach, and best-selling author. She also hosts the LeaderShifter Show podcast, where she shares her vision of a world filled with better leaders and companies with better cultures.

Throughout the episode, Shani shared her journey on how she ended up as a leadership consultant, executive coach, and best-selling author. She discussed the importance of culture and mindset in leadership and how they play a crucial role in unifying business strategy and culture.

Shani also delved into the LeaderShift Project, which focuses on helping leaders shift their mindset and approach to leadership to create better cultures and more engaged employees. She also touched on the reasons why employees become disengaged and the importance of failure in leadership development.

One of the key takeaways from the episode was the connection between strategy and culture. Shani emphasized that a strong culture is essential for the success of any business strategy. She also introduced the concept of LeaderShift “MRIs,” which are assessments that help leaders understand and shift their mindset to align with their business strategy and culture.

Finally, Shani discussed the importance of having a leadership mentor and the benefits it brings to one’s leadership development. She also shared resources, such as the LeaderShift Project website and the Better Boss Blueprint: Live and Lead with No Regrets book, as well as sponsors such as Jeremy Clevenger Fitness and The Fraternity of Excellence, to help listeners become better leaders.

Overall, the episode provided valuable insights into the leader’s role in unifying business strategy and culture, and how to create a better culture for employees. 

Show resources:

The LeaderShift Project –
The LeaderShifter Show podcast –
The Better Boss Blueprint: Live and Lead with No Regrets book –

Time Stamp:

1:41 How Shani Magosky ends up as a leadership consultant, executive coach, and best-selling author?

5:37 Culture and Mindset

8:55 What is Leadershift Project

13:49 Why employees are disengaged?

16:06 Importance of failure

19:40 How are strategy and culture connected?

29:40 What is LeaderShift “MRIs”?

32:01 Importance of having a leadership mentor?

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