Amy Lafko and Understanding Crisis Leadership (Part 2)

We’ve all had to rewrite our curriculum in 2020.  And a huge part of that has been figuring out how we want to present ourselves as leaders.  Here are three of my leadership takeaways from 2020 that all studio owners can keep in mind: You can’t be the CEO just on paper. Being a CEO […]

July 3, 2022

READY AIM EMPIRE : Amy Lafko and Understanding Crisis Leadership (Part 2)

We’ve all had to rewrite our curriculum in 2020. 

And a huge part of that has been figuring out how we want to present ourselves as leaders. 

Here are three of my leadership takeaways from 2020 that all studio owners can keep in mind:

  1. You can’t be the CEO just on paper. Being a CEO is as much about the terrible lows as it is about those incredible highs. 
  1. You need to have an extraordinary commitment to self-integrity. 
  1. If you don’t feel excited by the concept and idea of leadership and feel you’re much better off in a more creative role, you need to have the guts to say ‘maybe being a CEO isn’t for me’.

Y’all, none of the above are easy to do. 

And most of them require a radical change in your existing leadership mindset and style. 

Which is why Amy Lafko, the CEO of Cairn Consulting Solutions, is back with us for Part 2 of our mini-series on leadership!

Amy’s business tries to help leaders become the best versions of themselves and adapt to changing times. 

And in her 1:1 mentorships, she’s known to help leaders shed their existing skins so they can grow into the kinds of heads their team needs. 

In today’s episode, Amy shares her views on the difference between a good leader and a bad one (spoiler alert: it comes down to just one thing!), how leadership has to evolve with your business, and what your 200 hours of leadership training should look like. 

Y’all, Amy has made a career off of coaching people to become the best possible leaders for their businesses. So listen closely to her advice!

In this episode, you will learn:

  • How to begin owning up to your role and responsibilities as a CEO and leader of your team
  • Why soft skills are the most important of all the skills that a leader can possess
  • What to do if you don’t necessarily want to be the CEO or leader
  • Ways to bridge the financial gap when it comes to growing your company
  • Tips on how develop your growth mindset – and why you should always be striving to do this

With grit and gratitude

Lisé

LINKS:

https://cairncs.com/

https://cairncs.com/get-in-touch

https://www.linkedin.com/company/cairn-consulting-solutions/

https://www.linkedin.com/in/amy-lafko/

If you liked this episode...

then you'll love these too!
Lessons I’ve Learned from Soul Cycle

What makes SoulCycle the massive fitness sensation that it is? We’ve worked with dozens of super successful, award-winning cycling studios.  And yet, when SoulCycle first emerged on the scene, studios had clients coming in and RAVING about the “SoulCycle experience.”  So how did a business that started out with three sessions per week in a […]

The Starbucks of the Fitness Industry

If you’ve been in the business for a while, you know that expanding your boutique fitness studio isn’t easy. So how did F45 start out as a small Aussie franchise and turn into one of the fastest-growing fitness companies in the world, with over 1300 locations to their name?  Today’s episode is a throwback to […]

Stay up to date!

Sign up here to get friendly reminders when new episodes are up.

Want to be interviewed on the pod? Head over here to tell us a bit more about yourself + what juicy lessons you have to share.

Hit enter to search or ESC to close