Leading In Times Of Crisis: How To Feel Fear with Gentzy Franz

In this episode, Lola leads a conversation with collaborator, coach, tech leader, and PhD Gentzy Franz about the challenges leaders are facing during the COVID-19 pandemic. Gentzy references previous podcast episode Bring Awareness To Your Fear And Make Peace With Your Judgement where Lola describes the cycle of unconscious fear>control>judgment>condemnation.

Lola and Gentzy reflect on the clients they’re working with and the patterns they’re observing as being amplified or exaggerated versions of already existing tendencies. However leaders were operating in advance of the pandemic it is pretty likely that that just got magnified.

Lola and Gentzy offer the solution of self awareness as an interruption to the inertia of toxic fear leaders may find themselves in. As always, Lola shares personal experiences from her career to support you in knowing that you are not alone.

This episode concludes with a recap from Lola on the power of noticing our tendencies. She suggests you notice your patterns as a means of activating choice. As you become more aware of your propensity you may begin to interrupt the ways of being that no longer serve you.

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