Dain Dunston, author of Being Essential: Seven Questions for Living and Leading with Radical Self-awareness

July 18, 2022

Podcast Episode 44: Self-awareness is among the most challenging competencies to develop in those who lead and those who aspire to lead. We put a lot of emphasis on what to do, the hard skills, yet much less on who to be. Dain Dunston, author of “Being Essential: Seven Questions for Living and Leading with Radical Self-awareness” joins us to discuss this topic.

Your Leader ReadyCast Host: Eric J. McNulty is the Associate Director of the National Preparedness Leadership Initiative. He researches, writes about, and teaches leadership, crisis leadership, conflict resolution, and negotiation in graduate and executive education at Harvard and other institutions. He is a regular speaker at conferences and corporate events. McNulty is co-author of You’re It: Crisis, Change and How to Lead When it Matters Most, Renegotiating Healthcare: Resolving Conflict to Build Collaboration, and author of numerous articles. He is a contributing editor to strategy+business magazine and past contributing editor at Harvard Business Publishing. McNulty holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and an M.A. in Leadership from Lesley University.